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Performances Song History Lyrics

Free has not been seen in 3 Phish shows.
It was played at 8.61% of live shows.
There have been 731 shows since the live debut.
Free has been played, on average, once every 12 shows.
Since its debut, Free has been played, on average, every 5 shows.
It was played 140 time(s) at the following show(s):

Show Date Venue Gap Set Song Before Song After Notes
1995-05-16 Lowell Memorial Auditorium, Lowell, MA 936 1 HYHU Glide IIDebut. 
1995-06-08 The Delta Center, Salt Lake City, UT 2 2 Rift > Bouncin'
1995-06-10 Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, CO 2 1 It's Ice > Rift
1995-06-16 Walnut Creek Amphitheater, Raleigh, NC 4 2 Runaway Jim -> Carolina
1995-06-23 Waterloo Village, Stanhope, NJ 5 1 Ginseng > Taste
1995-06-29 Jones Beach Amphitheater, Wantagh, NY 2 2 *** Bowie
1995-07-03 Summer Stage at Sugarbush, North Fayston, VT 4 1 Strange Design Cavern
1995-09-27 Cal Expo Amphitheater, Sacramento, CA 1 1 Rift > It's Ice
1995-09-29 Greek Theatre, Los Angeles, CA 2 2 Maze Ya Mar
1995-10-03 Seattle Center Arena, Seattle, WA 3 1 I'm Blue, I'm Lonesome TMWSIY
1995-10-06 The Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada 2 1 Rift > Lizards
1995-10-08 Adams Fieldhouse, University of Montana, Missoula, MT 2 1 Uncle Pen ***
1995-10-14 Austin Music Hall, Austin, TX 3 1 Kung > Sparkle
1995-10-17 State Palace Theatre, New Orleans, LA 2 1 Sparkle > Strange Design
1995-10-20 Five Seasons Arena, Cedar Rapids, IA 2 1 Rift > Hello My Baby
1995-10-25 Civic Center Arena, St. Paul, MN 4 1 SOAMule Strange Design
1995-10-31 Rosemont Horizon, Rosemont, IL 4 1 Sparkle > Guyute
1995-11-10 The Fox Theatre, Atlanta, GA 2 2 *** SOAMule
1995-11-14 University of Central Florida Arena, Orlando, FL 3 1 Esther > Julius
1995-11-18 North Charleston Coliseum, North Charleston, SC 3 2 Sparkle > I'm So Tired
1995-11-28 Knoxville Civic Coliseum, Knoxville, TN 3 2 Uncle Pen HYHU
1995-11-30 Ervin J. Nutter Center, Wright State University, Dayton, OH 2 2 SOAMule Strange Design
1995-12-02 New Haven Veterans Memorial Coliseum, New Haven, CT 2 1 MSO Taste That Surrounds
1995-12-05 Mullins Center, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 2 1 Lizards Esther
1995-12-09 Knickerbocker Arena, Albany, NY 3 1 Bouncin' Billy Breathes
1995-12-12 Providence Civic Center, Providence, RI 2 2 *** Sparkle
1995-12-15 CoreStates Spectrum, Philadelphia, PA 2 1 Bouncin' Possum
1995-12-17 Olympic Center, Lake Placid, NY 2 2 Maze 2001
1995-12-30 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 3 2 Ya Mar Hood
1996-07-12 Melkweg, Amsterdam, Netherlands 11 3 Bowie -> Hello My BabyUnfinished. 
1996-07-21 The Forum, Nüremberg, Germany 6 2 Life on Mars? Antelope
1996-08-02 Wolf Mountain Amphitheatre, Park City, UT 5 2 Taste > Fluffhead
1996-08-07 Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, CO 4 2 Runaway Jim > Forbin's
1996-08-10 Alpine Valley Music Theatre, East Troy, WI 1 2 SOAMule Fluffhead
1996-08-16 Plattsburgh Air Force Base, Plattsburgh, NY 4 2 Sparkle > Coil
1996-10-17 Bryce Jordan Center, Penn State University, State College, PA 3 2 SOAMule Lizards
1996-10-19 Marine Midland Arena, Buffalo, NY 2 1 Rift Esther
1996-10-22 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 2 1 Sparkle > YEM
1996-10-25 Hampton Coliseum, Hampton, VA 2 2 NICU > Strange Design
1996-11-02 Coral Sky Amphitheater, West Palm Beach, FL 5 1 Lizards JBGKarl Perazzo on percussion. 
1996-11-07 Rupp Arena, Lexington, KY 3 1 Guyute Tela
1996-11-14 Hilton Coliseum, Ames, IA 5 1 CTB ATR
1996-11-16 Civic Auditorium, Omaha, NE 2 1 Rift Old Home Place
1996-11-27 Key Arena, Seattle, WA 6 1 Uncle Pen Theme
1996-12-02 America West Arena, Phoenix, AZ 4 2 Taste > SOAMule
1996-12-29 CoreStates Spectrum, Philadelphia, PA 4 1 Rift > Coil
1997-02-16 Alter Wartesaal, Cologne, Germany 5 2 CTB Sparkle
1997-02-20 Teatro Smeraldo, Milan, Italy 3 2 Bouncin' Swept Away
1997-02-22 Teatro Olimpico, Rome, Italy 2 2 Hood > Hello My Baby
1997-02-25 Incognito, Munich, Germany 2 2 PYITE > Fee
1997-06-14 The S.F.X. Centre, Dublin, Ireland 7 1 Bye Bye Foot Caspian
1997-06-24 La Laiterie, Strasbourg, France 6 1 Talk Caspian
1997-07-02 Paradiso, Amsterdam, Netherlands 5 e *** ***
1997-07-06 Spiaggia di Rivoltella, Desenzano, Italy 3 2 *** YEM
1997-07-26 South Park Meadows, Austin, TX 8 2 Hood -> WasteBob Gullotti on a second drum set. 
1997-07-30 Ventura County Fairgrounds, Ventura, CA 2 2 PYITE > Bowie
1997-08-08 New World Music Theatre, Tinley Park, IL 5 2 Wolfman's -> LxL
1997-08-14 Darien Lake Performing Arts Center, Darien Center, NY 5 1 LxL CTB
1997-11-30 Worcester Centrum Centre, Worcester, MA 14 2 Stash -> Jam
1998-07-15 Portland Meadows, Portland, OR 27 2 Tweezer -> Meat
1998-07-31 Polaris Amphitheater, Columbus, OH 11 2 Curtain > If I Could
1998-11-21 Hampton Coliseum, Hampton, VA 8 2 Mango > Ha Ha Ha
1998-11-21 Hampton Coliseum, Hampton, VA 0 2 Ha Ha Ha -> Weekapaug
1998-12-29 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 7 2 *** LxL
1999-07-09 Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia, MD 6 2 PYITE > WTU?
1999-07-18 Oswego County Airport, Volney, NY 7 2 Runaway Jim -> Meatstick
1999-07-23 Polaris Amphitheater, Columbus, OH 3 2 Ghost -> BOAF
1999-07-31 Naeba Ski Resort, Niigata, Japan 6 1 LxL Roggae
1999-09-11 Gorge Amphitheatre, George, WA 4 1 Guyute > ***
1999-09-18 Coors Amphitheatre, Chula Vista, CA 5 2 Meatstick > Bouncin'
1999-09-29 Pyramid Arena, Memphis, TN 8 1 Runaway Jim > Driver
1999-10-09 Pepsi Arena, Albany, NY 7 1 Ghost -> Sparkle
1999-12-02 The Palace of Auburn Hills, Auburn Hills, MI 2 1 Sample > Coil
1999-12-07 Cumberland County Civic Center, Portland, ME 4 2 Simple Suzy
1999-12-15 MCI Center, Washington, DC 6 2 Maze Dirt
1999-12-31 Big Cypress Seminole Indian Reservation, Big Cypress, FL 5 2 Piper -> Lawn Boy
2000-06-11 Hibiya Outdoor Theatre, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan 8 2 BOAF Beauty of My Dreams
2000-07-12 Deer Creek Music Center, Noblesville, IN 20 1 Beauty of My Dreams > Axilla
2000-09-17 Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia, MD 10 2 Jam > ***
2000-09-24 Target Center, Minneapolis, MN 5 2 Cities > Ya Mar
2003-01-03 Hampton Coliseum, Hampton, VA 12 2 Twist -> All of These Dreams
2003-02-15 Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas, NV 3 2 Ghost > Hood
2003-02-21 U.S. Bank Arena, Cincinnati, OH 4 2 Mike's -> Waste
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. 
2003-07-22 Verizon Wireless Music Center, Noblesville, IN 8 2 SOAMelt -> Friday
2003-07-31 Tweeter Center at the Waterfront, Camden, NJ 7 2 Weekapaug -> Friday
2003-11-28 Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, NY 3 1 Gin -> ***
2003-12-29 American Airlines Arena, Miami, FL 5 2 Ghost -> DividedGuitar and bass duet jam. 
2004-04-15 Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas, NV 3 2 DwD > SOAMule
2004-06-17 KeySpan Park, Brooklyn, NY 3 1 Moma -> Nothing
2004-08-14 Newport State Airport, Coventry, VT 5 3 Stash > Guyute
2009-03-08 Hampton Coliseum, Hampton, VA 4 1 CTB Frankenstein
2009-05-31 Fenway Park, Boston, MA 1 2 TTE Curtis Loew
2009-06-05 Nikon at Jones Beach Theater, Wantagh, NY 3 2 BDTNL Twenty Years Later
2009-06-12 Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival, Manchester, TN 5 1 KDF -> Velvet Sea
2009-06-18 Post-Gazette Pavilion, Burgettstown, PA 3 2 DwD > Guyute
2009-08-01 Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, CO 6 2 DwD > Esther
2009-11-01 Empire Polo Club, Indio, CA 12 3 Maze Sugar Shack
2009-11-18 Cobo Arena, Detroit, MI 1 2 DwD -> Waste
2009-12-03 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 10 2 Cities > Halley's
2009-12-05 John Paul Jones Arena, Charlottesville, VA 2 2 Piper -> Sweet Virginia
2009-12-30 American Airlines Arena, Miami, FL 3 2 HYHU Boogie On
2010-06-13 Hersheypark Stadium, Hershey, PA 4 2 Piper > Velvet Sea
2010-06-19 Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, NY 4 2 R&R > BDTNL
2010-06-26 Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia, MD 5 2 R&R > FEFY
2010-07-01 Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion at Walnut Creek , Raleigh, NC 3 2 Light Up -> Velvet Sea
2010-08-05 William Randolph Hearst Greek Theatre, Berkeley, CA 4 2 DwD -> Alaska
2010-08-10 Telluride Town Park, Telluride, CO 4 2 Carini > Heavy Things
2010-10-12 1stBank Center, Broomfield, CO 10 2 Theme -> Joy
2010-10-19 Augusta Civic Center, Augusta, ME 3 2 Halley's > Hood
2010-10-24 Mullins Center, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 4 2 Alaska > Lizards
2010-12-31 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 8 3 Piper > Waste
2011-05-28 Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, Bethel, NY 3 2 DwD > BDTNL
2011-06-05 Riverbend Music Center, Cincinnati, OH 6 2 Tweezer > C&P
2011-06-10 Susquehanna Bank Center, Camden, NJ 3 2 DwD -> Possum
2011-06-17 Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre - Charlotte, Charlotte, NC 5 2 Ghost > Reba
2011-08-09 Lake Tahoe Outdoor Arena at Harveys, Stateline, NV 9 2 Slave > Rocket Man
2011-12-28 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 10 1 *** Glide
2012-06-08 DCU Center, Worcester, MA 5 1 *** KDF
2012-06-10 Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival, Manchester, TN 1 1 Tweezer > BDTNL
2012-06-20 nTelos Pavilion, Portsmouth, VA 5 2 Tweezer > Guyute
2012-06-24 Blossom Music Center, Cuyahoga Falls, OH 3 1 LxL NICU
2012-07-08 Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, NY 9 2 Piper > Kung
2012-08-19 Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, CA 4 1 Reba Mound
2012-08-25 Aaron's Amphitheatre at Lakewood, Atlanta, GA 3 2 Golden Age > Light
2012-09-02 Dick's Sporting Goods Park, Commerce City, CO 6 1 Rift > Ride Captain Ride
2012-12-28 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 1 1 KDF Wolfman's
2013-07-07 Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, NY 7 1 Divided It's Ice
2013-07-13 Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia, MD 3 2 DwD > Bouncin'
2013-07-22 Molson Canadian Amphitheatre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada 7 2 2001 > Piper
2013-08-02 Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, CA 5 1 *** Meat
2013-08-31 Dick's Sporting Goods Park, Commerce City, CO 5 2 Steam -> Joy
2013-10-18 Hampton Coliseum, Hampton, VA 2 2 Twist > Roggae
2013-10-25 DCU Center, Worcester, MA 5 1 Rift MMGAMOIO
2013-10-31 Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, NJ 4 1 Mound Camel Walk
2013-12-28 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 3 1 Tube > Julius
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 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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