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Free was played in the most recent Phish show.
It was played at 9.59% of live shows.
There have been 832 shows since the live debut.
Free has been played, on average, once every 10 shows.
Since its debut, Free has been played, on average, every 5 shows.
It was played 165 time(s) at the following show(s):

Show Date Venue Gap Set Song Before Song After Notes Comments
1995-05-16 Lowell Memorial Auditorium, Lowell, MA 936 1 HYHU Glide IIDebut.  (0)
1995-06-08 The Delta Center, Salt Lake City, UT 2 2 Rift > Bouncin' (0)
1995-06-10 Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, CO 2 1 It's Ice > Rift (0)
1995-06-16 Walnut Creek Amphitheater, Raleigh, NC 4 2 Runaway Jim -> Carolina (0)
1995-06-23 Waterloo Village, Stanhope, NJ 5 1 Ginseng > Taste (0)
1995-06-29 Jones Beach Amphitheater, Wantagh, NY 2 2 *** Bowie (0)
1995-07-03 Summer Stage at Sugarbush, North Fayston, VT 4 1 Strange Design Cavern (0)
1995-09-27 Cal Expo Amphitheater, Sacramento, CA 1 1 Rift > It's Ice (0)
1995-09-29 Greek Theatre, Los Angeles, CA 2 2 Maze Ya Mar (0)
1995-10-03 Seattle Center Arena, Seattle, WA 3 1 I'm Blue, I'm Lonesome TMWSIY (0)
1995-10-06 The Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada 2 1 Rift > Lizards (0)
1995-10-08 Adams Fieldhouse, University of Montana, Missoula, MT 2 1 Uncle Pen *** (0)
1995-10-14 Austin Music Hall, Austin, TX 3 1 Kung > Sparkle (0)
1995-10-17 State Palace Theatre, New Orleans, LA 2 1 Sparkle > Strange Design (0)
1995-10-20 Five Seasons Arena, Cedar Rapids, IA 2 1 Rift > Hello My Baby (0)
1995-10-25 Civic Center Arena, St. Paul, MN 4 1 SOAMule Strange Design (0)
1995-10-31 Rosemont Horizon, Rosemont, IL 4 1 Sparkle > Guyute (0)
1995-11-10 The Fox Theatre, Atlanta, GA 2 2 *** SOAMule (0)
1995-11-14 University of Central Florida Arena, Orlando, FL 3 1 Esther > Julius (0)
1995-11-18 North Charleston Coliseum, North Charleston, SC 3 2 Sparkle > I'm So Tired (0)
1995-11-28 Knoxville Civic Coliseum, Knoxville, TN 3 2 Uncle Pen HYHU (0)
1995-11-30 Ervin J. Nutter Center, Wright State University, Dayton, OH 2 2 SOAMule Strange Design (0)
1995-12-02 New Haven Veterans Memorial Coliseum, New Haven, CT 2 1 MSO Taste That Surrounds (0)
1995-12-05 Mullins Center, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 2 1 Lizards Esther (0)
1995-12-09 Knickerbocker Arena, Albany, NY 3 1 Bouncin' Billy Breathes (0)
1995-12-12 Providence Civic Center, Providence, RI 2 2 *** Sparkle (0)
1995-12-15 CoreStates Spectrum, Philadelphia, PA 2 1 Bouncin' Possum (0)
1995-12-17 Olympic Center, Lake Placid, NY 2 2 Maze 2001 (0)
1995-12-30 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 3 2 Ya Mar Hood (0)
1996-07-12 Melkweg, Amsterdam, Netherlands 11 3 Bowie -> Hello My BabyUnfinished.  (0)
1996-07-21 The Forum, Nüremberg, Germany 6 2 Life on Mars? Antelope (0)
1996-08-02 Wolf Mountain Amphitheatre, Park City, UT 5 2 Taste > Fluffhead (0)
1996-08-07 Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, CO 4 2 Runaway Jim > Forbin's (0)
1996-08-10 Alpine Valley Music Theatre, East Troy, WI 1 2 SOAMule Fluffhead (0)
1996-08-16 Plattsburgh Air Force Base, Plattsburgh, NY 4 2 Sparkle > Coil (0)
1996-10-17 Bryce Jordan Center, Penn State University, State College, PA 3 2 SOAMule Lizards (0)
1996-10-19 Marine Midland Arena, Buffalo, NY 2 1 Rift Esther (0)
1996-10-22 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 2 1 Sparkle > YEM (0)
1996-10-25 Hampton Coliseum, Hampton, VA 2 2 NICU > Strange Design (0)
1996-11-02 Coral Sky Amphitheater, West Palm Beach, FL 5 1 Lizards JBGKarl Perazzo on percussion.  (0)
1996-11-07 Rupp Arena, Lexington, KY 3 1 Guyute Tela (0)
1996-11-14 Hilton Coliseum, Ames, IA 5 1 CTB ATR (0)
1996-11-16 Civic Auditorium, Omaha, NE 2 1 Rift The Old Home Place (0)
1996-11-27 Key Arena, Seattle, WA 6 1 Uncle Pen Theme (0)
1996-12-02 America West Arena, Phoenix, AZ 4 2 Taste > SOAMule (0)
1996-12-29 CoreStates Spectrum, Philadelphia, PA 4 1 Rift > Coil (0)
1997-02-16 Alter Wartesaal, Cologne, Germany 5 2 CTB Sparkle (0)
1997-02-20 Teatro Smeraldo, Milan, Italy 3 2 Bouncin' Swept Away (0)
1997-02-22 Teatro Olimpico, Rome, Italy 2 2 Hood > Hello My Baby (0)
1997-02-25 Incognito, Munich, Germany 2 2 PYITE > Fee (0)
1997-06-14 The S.F.X. Centre, Dublin, Ireland 7 1 Bye Bye Foot Caspian (0)
1997-06-24 La Laiterie, Strasbourg, France 6 1 Talk Caspian (0)
1997-07-02 Paradiso, Amsterdam, Netherlands 5 e *** *** (0)
1997-07-06 Spiaggia di Rivoltella, Desenzano, Italy 3 2 *** YEM (0)
1997-07-26 South Park Meadows, Austin, TX 8 2 Hood -> WasteBob Gullotti on a second drum set.  (0)
1997-07-30 Ventura County Fairgrounds, Ventura, CA 2 2 PYITE > Bowie (0)
1997-08-08 New World Music Theatre, Tinley Park, IL 5 2 Wolfman's -> LxL (0)
1997-08-14 Darien Lake Performing Arts Center, Darien Center, NY 5 1 LxL CTB (0)
1997-11-30 Worcester Centrum Centre, Worcester, MA 14 2 Stash -> Jam (0)
1998-07-31 Polaris Amphitheater, Columbus, OH 11 2 Curtain > If I Could (0)
1998-11-21 Hampton Coliseum, Hampton, VA 8 2 Mango > Ha Ha Ha (0)
1998-11-21 Hampton Coliseum, Hampton, VA 0 2 Ha Ha Ha -> Weekapaug (0)
1998-12-29 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 7 2 *** LxL (0)
1999-07-09 Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia, MD 6 2 PYITE > WTU? (0)
1999-07-18 Oswego County Airport, Volney, NY 7 2 Runaway Jim -> Meatstick (0)
1999-07-23 Polaris Amphitheater, Columbus, OH 3 2 Ghost -> BOAF (0)
1999-07-31 Naeba Ski Resort, Niigata, Japan 6 1 LxL Roggae (0)
1999-09-11 Gorge Amphitheatre, George, WA 4 1 Guyute > *** (0)
1999-09-18 Coors Amphitheatre, Chula Vista, CA 5 2 Meatstick > Bouncin' (0)
1999-09-29 Pyramid Arena, Memphis, TN 8 1 Runaway Jim > Driver (1)
1999-10-09 Pepsi Arena, Albany, NY 7 1 Ghost -> Sparkle (0)
1999-12-02 The Palace of Auburn Hills, Auburn Hills, MI 2 1 Sample > Coil (0)
1999-12-07 Cumberland County Civic Center, Portland, ME 4 2 Simple Suzy (0)
1999-12-15 MCI Center, Washington, DC 6 2 Maze Dirt (0)
1999-12-31 Big Cypress Seminole Indian Reservation, Big Cypress, FL 5 2 Piper -> Lawn Boy (0)
2000-06-11 Hibiya Outdoor Theatre, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan 8 2 BOAF Beauty of My Dreams (0)
2000-07-12 Deer Creek Music Center, Noblesville, IN 20 1 Beauty of My Dreams > Axilla (0)
2000-09-17 Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia, MD 10 2 Jam > *** (0)
2000-09-24 Target Center, Minneapolis, MN 5 2 Cities > Ya Mar (0)
2003-01-03 Hampton Coliseum, Hampton, VA 12 2 Twist -> All of These Dreams (0)
2003-02-15 Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas, NV 3 2 Ghost > Hood (0)
2003-02-21 U.S. Bank Arena, Cincinnati, OH 4 2 Mike's -> Waste (0)
2003-07-10 Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountain View, CA 10 2 Friday > Seven BelowBegan differently than usual, as the band omitted the usual guitar-driven intro.  (0)
2003-07-22 Verizon Wireless Music Center, Noblesville, IN 8 2 SOAMelt -> Friday (0)
2003-07-31 Tweeter Center at the Waterfront, Camden, NJ 7 2 Weekapaug -> Friday (0)
2003-11-28 Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, NY 3 1 Gin -> *** (0)
2003-12-29 American Airlines Arena, Miami, FL 5 2 Ghost -> DividedGuitar and bass duet jam.  (3)
2004-04-15 Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas, NV 3 2 DwD > SOAMule (0)
2004-06-17 KeySpan Park, Brooklyn, NY 3 1 Moma -> Nothing (0)
2004-08-14 Newport State Airport, Coventry, VT 5 3 Stash > Guyute (0)
2009-03-08 Hampton Coliseum, Hampton, VA 4 1 CTB Frankenstein (0)
2009-05-31 Fenway Park, Boston, MA 1 2 TTE Curtis Loew (0)
2009-06-05 Nikon at Jones Beach Theater, Wantagh, NY 3 2 BDTNL Twenty Years Later (0)
2009-06-12 Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival, Manchester, TN 5 1 KDF -> Velvet Sea (0)
2009-06-18 Post-Gazette Pavilion, Burgettstown, PA 3 2 DwD > Guyute (0)
2009-08-01 Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, CO 6 2 DwD > Esther (0)
2009-11-01 Empire Polo Club, Indio, CA 12 3 Maze Sugar Shack (0)
2009-11-18 Cobo Arena, Detroit, MI 1 2 DwD -> Waste (0)
2009-12-03 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 10 2 Cities > Halley's (0)
2009-12-05 John Paul Jones Arena, Charlottesville, VA 2 2 Piper -> Sweet Virginia (0)
2009-12-30 American Airlines Arena, Miami, FL 3 2 HYHU Boogie On (0)
2010-06-13 Hersheypark Stadium, Hershey, PA 4 2 Piper > Velvet Sea (0)
2010-06-19 Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, NY 4 2 R&R > BDTNL (0)
2010-06-26 Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia, MD 5 2 R&R > FEFY (0)
2010-07-01 Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion at Walnut Creek , Raleigh, NC 3 2 Light Up -> Velvet Sea (0)
2010-08-05 William Randolph Hearst Greek Theatre, Berkeley, CA 4 2 DwD -> Alaska (0)
2010-08-10 Telluride Town Park, Telluride, CO 4 2 Carini > Heavy Things (0)
2010-10-12 1stBank Center, Broomfield, CO 10 2 Theme -> Joy (0)
2010-10-19 Augusta Civic Center, Augusta, ME 3 2 Halley's > Hood (0)
2010-10-24 Mullins Center, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 4 2 Alaska > Lizards (0)
2010-12-31 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 8 3 Piper > Waste (0)
2011-05-28 Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, Bethel, NY 3 2 DwD > BDTNL (0)
2011-06-05 Riverbend Music Center, Cincinnati, OH 6 2 Tweezer > C&P (0)
2011-06-10 Susquehanna Bank Center, Camden, NJ 3 2 DwD -> Possum (0)
2011-06-17 Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre - Charlotte, Charlotte, NC 5 2 Ghost > Reba (0)
2011-08-09 Lake Tahoe Outdoor Arena at Harveys, Stateline, NV 9 2 Slave > Rocket Man (0)
2011-12-28 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 10 1 *** Glide (0)
2012-06-08 DCU Center, Worcester, MA 5 1 *** KDF (0)
2012-06-10 Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival, Manchester, TN 1 1 Tweezer > BDTNL (0)
2012-06-20 nTelos Pavilion, Portsmouth, VA 5 2 Tweezer > Guyute (0)
2012-06-24 Blossom Music Center, Cuyahoga Falls, OH 3 1 LxL NICU (0)
2012-07-08 Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, NY 9 2 Piper > Kung (0)
2012-08-19 Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, CA 4 1 Reba Mound (0)
2012-08-25 Aaron's Amphitheatre at Lakewood, Atlanta, GA 3 2 Golden Age > Light (0)
2012-09-02 Dick's Sporting Goods Park, Commerce City, CO 6 1 Rift > Ride Captain Ride (0)
2012-12-28 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 1 1 KDF Wolfman's (0)
2013-07-07 Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, NY 7 1 Divided It's Ice (0)
2013-07-13 Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia, MD 3 2 DwD > Bouncin' (0)
2013-07-22 Molson Canadian Amphitheatre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada 7 2 2001 > Piper (0)
2013-08-02 Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, CA 5 1 *** Meat (0)
2013-08-31 Dick's Sporting Goods Park, Commerce City, CO 5 2 Steam -> Joy (0)
2013-10-18 Hampton Coliseum, Hampton, VA 2 2 Twist > Roggae (0)
2013-10-25 DCU Center, Worcester, MA 5 1 Rift MMGAMOIO (0)
2013-10-31 Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, NJ 4 1 Mound Camel Walk (0)
2013-12-28 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 3 1 Tube > Julius (0)
2014-04-26 New Orleans Fairgrounds, New Orleans, LA 4 2 Sparkle > Light (0)
2014-07-01 Xfinity Center, Mansfield, MA 2 2 Simple > Waiting All Night (0)
2014-07-12 Randall's Island, New York, NY 7 1 Devotion To a Dream MSO (0)
2014-07-19 FirstMerit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island, Chicago, IL 5 1 Tube > RoggaeWingsuit tease. (0)
2014-07-27 Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia, MD 4 2 Waiting All Night Tweezer (0)
2014-07-27 Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia, MD 0 2 Tweezer -> Catapult (0)
2014-08-01 Amphitheater at the Wharf, Orange Beach, AL 3 1 Curtis Loew Character Zero (0)
2014-08-30 Dick's Sporting Goods Park, Commerce City, CO 4 1 *** Moma (0)
2014-10-17 Matthew Knight Arena, Eugene, OR 2 1 Waiting All Night Poor Heart (0)
2014-10-25 Sleep Train Amphitheatre, Chula Vista, CA 5 2 *** Golden Age (0)
2014-10-29 Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, CA 3 1 Moma > BOTT (0)
2014-11-02 MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, NV 3 1 Gin > WotCMartian Monster quote. (0)
2015-01-02 American Airlines Arena, Miami, FL 3 1 *** Moma (0)
2015-07-24 Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountain View, CA 4 1 Undermind > Reba (0)
2015-07-28 Austin360 Amphitheater, Del Valle, TX 2 1 Party Time > Halley's (0)
2015-08-04 Ascend Amphitheater, Nashville, TN 5 1 *** NMINML (0)
2015-08-12 The Mann Center for the Performing Arts, Philadelphia, PA 6 1 Bag > Ya MarMartian Monster tease & quote. (2)
2015-08-21 Watkins Glen International, Watkins Glen, NY 4 1 TMWSIY > Happy Birthday (0)
2015-09-06 Dick's Sporting Goods Park, Commerce City, CO 5 1 Landlady Moma (0)
2015-12-30 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 1 1 Sample Simple (1)
2016-01-15 Barceló Maya Beach, Riviera Maya, Quintana Roo, Mexico 4 1 Theme > Bowie (0)
2016-06-24 Wrigley Field, Chicago, IL 4 1 Wedge Blaze On (0)
2016-07-01 Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, NY 5 1 Bowie Uncle Pen (0)
2016-07-09 XFINITY Theatre, Hartford, CT 5 1 Vultures > Let Me Lie (0)
2016-07-19 Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, CA 5 1 CDT Breath and Burning (0)
2016-08-26 Oak Ridge Farm, Arrington, VA 4 1 DwD Wolfman's (0)
Free was also performed the following 3 times:
Show Date Artist Venue Notes
2005-11-15Trey Anastasio Band Tower Theatre, Upper Darby, PATrey solo acoustic.
2011-02-19Trey Anastasio Band Palace Theatre, Albany, NYTrey solo acoustic.
2011-02-23Trey Anastasio Band Electric Factory, Philadelphia, PATrey solo acoustic.
"Free" was performed on the following dates that do not count for statistical purposes:
Show Date Venue Gap Set Song Before Song After Notes
1995-05-14 Fish's House, Burlington, VT --- 1 Taste Strange Design (0)
"Free" was teased at the following shows:
Show Date Artist Song (Tease Type) Venue
2003-07-12Phish Tweezer (Tease) Gorge Amphitheatre, George, WA
2009-08-01Phish Harry Hood (Tease) Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, CO
2011-12-28Phish Harry Hood (Tease) Madison Square Garden, New York, NY

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