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Halley's Comet has not been seen in 7 Phish shows.
It was played at 6.63% of live shows.
There have been 1693 shows since the live debut.
Halley's Comet has been played, on average, once every 15 shows.
Since its debut, Halley's Comet has been played, on average, every 15 shows.
It was played 110 time(s) at the following show(s):

Show Date Venue Gap Set Song Before Song After Notes
1986-05-17 Goddard College, Plainfield, VT 38 1 *** Back Porch Boogie BluesDebut; Richard Wright on vocals. 
1986-05-17 Goddard College, Plainfield, VT 0 1 Back Porch Boogie Blues > ***
1986-05-24 Hunt's, Burlington, VT 1 1 Dog Log Back Porch Boogie BluesRichard Wright on vocals. 
1986-05-24 Hunt's, Burlington, VT 0 1 Back Porch Boogie Blues > ***
1986-10-12 Haybarn Theater, Goddard College, Plainfield, VT 5 1 Wilson Possum
1986-10-31 Sculpture Room, Goddard College, Plainfield, VT 2 1 Sneakin' Sally Back Porch Boogie BluesRichard Wright on vocals. 
1987-04-29 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 17 2 'A' Train Quinn
1987-08-09 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 6 2 Curtain With Sloth
1987-10-31 Sculpture Room, Goddard College, Plainfield, VT 16 1 Back Porch Boogie Blues > Light Up
1988-05-14 Goddard College, Plainfield, VT 35 1 IDK Light UpRichard Wright on additional vocals. 
1988-05-24 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 5 3 Jam > SlothRichard Wright on vocals. 
1988-06-20 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 7 2 *** Wilson
1988-10-29 Sculpture Room, Goddard College, Plainfield, VT 40 2 *** Whipping PostRichard Wright on vocals. 
1989-03-01 Gallagher's, Waitsfield, VT 30 2 Satin Doll Light UpRichard Wright on vocals. 
1989-03-14 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 6 e *** ***
1989-04-14 The Base Lodge, Stearns Hall, Johnson State College, Johnson, VT 9 1 Fee Antelope
1989-05-26 Valley Club Cafe, Rutland, VT 24 1 Sanity SlothRichard Wright on vocals. 
1989-08-17 The Front, Burlington, VT 16 3 Possum AlumniRichard Wright on vocals. 
1993-03-14 Paul Wright Gym, Western State College, Gunnison, CO 474 2 *** Bowie
1993-03-27 Warfield Theatre, San Francisco, CA 10 2 Buried Alive > It's Ice
1993-04-17 Michigan Theater, Ann Arbor, MI 14 2 Landlady > YEM
1993-05-01 Tower Theatre, Upper Darby, PA 11 2 BBJ > Paul and Silas
1993-08-06 Cincinnati Zoo Peacock Pavilion, Cincinnati, OH 25 2 YEM -> Slave
1993-08-24 Commodore Ballroom, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada 13 e *** Poor Heart
1993-12-31 Worcester Centrum Centre, Worcester, MA 7 2 Tweezer > Poor Heart
1994-04-29 Boatyard Village Pavilion, Clearwater, FL 22 1 *** YEM
1994-05-08 The Backyard, Bee Cave, TX 7 2 YEM -> GTBT
1994-05-19 Silva Concert Hall, Hult Center for the Performing Arts, Eugene, OR 7 1 *** Llama
1994-05-29 Laguna Seca Raceway, Monterey, CA 9 1 Guelah DwD
1994-06-09 Triad Amphitheater, Salt Lake City, UT 1 2 Julius SOAMule
1994-06-24 Murat Theatre, Indianapolis, IN 12 2 Antelope Curtain
1994-10-15 Oak Mountain Amphitheatre, Pelham, AL 24 2 Runaway Jim SOAMule
1994-10-23 Band Shell, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 6 2 Bouncin' -> YEM
1994-11-02 Bangor Auditorium, Bangor, ME 7 2 *** Tweezer
1994-11-26 The Orpheum Theatre, Minneapolis, MN 14 2 *** Bowie
1994-11-30 Campus Recreation Center, Evergreen College, Olympia, WA 2 2 *** Antelope
1994-12-29 Providence Civic Center, Providence, RI 11 2 Bowie Lizards
1995-06-16 Walnut Creek Amphitheater, Raleigh, NC 11 1 *** DwD
1995-06-20 Blossom Music Center, Cuyahoga Falls, OH 3 2 *** CDT
1995-06-24 The Mann Center for the Performing Arts, Philadelphia, PA 3 2 2001 > Bowie
1995-07-02 Summer Stage at Sugarbush, North Fayston, VT 7 e *** Tweeprise
1995-12-01 Hersheypark Arena, Hershey, PA 43 2 *** Mike's
1996-08-05 Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, CO 30 2 It's Ice Somewhere Over the Rainbow
1996-08-16 Plattsburgh Air Force Base, Plattsburgh, NY 7 1 Divided Bowie
1997-08-16 Loring Commerce Center at Loring Air Force Base, Limestone, ME 92 3 *** CitiesOn Your Way Down tease.
1997-12-28 USAir Arena, Landover, MD 15 2 SOAMule Slave
1998-04-03 Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, NY 5 e Carini > Tweeprise
1998-07-10 Zeleste, Barcelona, Spain 11 2 *** RoggaeFirst Tube tease.
1998-07-20 Ventura County Fairgrounds, Ventura, CA 5 e HYHU ***
1998-08-15 Loring Commerce Center at Loring Air Force Base, Limestone, ME 7 e *** Cavern
1998-11-24 New Haven Veterans Memorial Coliseum, New Haven, CT 8 2 Ghost -> Tweezer
1999-09-28 Oak Mountain Amphitheatre, Pelham, AL 29 e *** Tweeprise
1999-10-08 Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, NY 7 2 *** Tweezer
1999-12-15 MCI Center, Washington, DC 6 2 Reba Suzy
2000-06-30 Meadows Music Theatre, Hartford, CT 24 2 *** MangoThings That Make You Go Hmmm... tease.
2000-09-18 Blossom Music Center, Cuyahoga Falls, OH 20 2 McGrupp ***
2000-09-23 Allstate Arena, Rosemont, IL 3 1 Frankenstein Fee
2000-10-05 Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, Irvine, CA 8 2 Bowie Walk Away
2003-02-24 Continental Airlines Arena, East Rutherford, NJ 14 2 *** Hood
2003-07-13 Gorge Amphitheatre, George, WA 10 1 Round Room GuyuteMike on electric bagpipes. 
2003-07-27 ALLTEL Pavilion, Raleigh, NC 10 2 Ghost > Seven Below
2004-04-17 Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas, NV 16 1 Soul Shakedown Party Tweezer
2004-06-23 Verizon Wireless Music Center, Noblesville, IN 6 2 *** C&P
2004-08-14 Newport State Airport, Coventry, VT 8 2 46 Days > Ya MarWaves tease.
2009-03-07 Hampton Coliseum, Hampton, VA 3 1 It's Ice Beauty of a Broken Heart
2009-06-09 Asheville Civic Center, Asheville, NC 8 2 FEFY Maze
2009-06-16 The Fox Theatre, St. Louis, MO 4 2 *** Runaway Jim
2009-08-05 Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountain View, CA 9 1 Golgi CDT
2009-08-16 Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, NY 7 2 Twenty Years Later R&R
2009-11-25 Wachovia Center, Philadelphia, PA 9 1 Sugar Shack Divided
2009-12-03 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 5 2 Free 2001
2010-06-18 The Comcast Theatre, Hartford, CT 12 2 *** Light
2010-07-01 Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion at Walnut Creek , Raleigh, NC 9 2 BDTNL > Light
2010-08-05 William Randolph Hearst Greek Theatre, Berkeley, CA 4 1 KDF Sample
2010-08-13 Verizon Wireless Music Center, Noblesville, IN 6 2 *** Light
2010-08-17 Nikon at Jones Beach Theater, Wantagh, NY 3 2 Maze Mike's
2010-10-11 1stBank Center, Broomfield, CO 4 1 Reba Tweezer
2010-10-19 Augusta Civic Center, Augusta, ME 4 2 Weekapaug Free
2010-10-30 Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, NJ 7 2 Stairway to Heaven 2001
2010-12-30 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 4 1 Quinn Camel Walk
2011-05-28 Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, Bethel, NY 4 1 Cities Runaway Jim
2011-06-07 Comcast Center, Mansfield, MA 7 2 Pebbles and Marbles Meatstick
2011-06-12 Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia, MD 4 1 Gumbo Gin
2011-06-18 Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion at Walnut Creek , Raleigh, NC 4 1 Possum 46 Days
2011-08-10 Lake Tahoe Outdoor Arena at Harveys, Stateline, NV 9 1 Alaska It's Ice
2011-09-04 Dick's Sporting Goods Park, Commerce City, CO 7 1 Gumbo Tube
2011-12-29 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 3 1 Roses AntelopeStreets of Cairo tease.
2012-06-16 Bader Field, Atlantic City, NJ 7 1 Gumbo My Friend
2012-06-22 Riverbend Music Center, Cincinnati, OH 4 2 Twist > Sand
2012-06-29 Klipsch Music Center, Noblesville, IN 4 1 BOAF WMGGW
2012-07-03 Nikon at Jones Beach Theater, Wantagh, NY 3 1 Weekapaug Axilla
2012-08-17 Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, CA 6 1 Sand Funky Bitch
2012-08-24 Oak Mountain Amphitheatre, Pelham, AL 4 2 Lizards Sand
2012-09-02 Dick's Sporting Goods Park, Commerce City, CO 7 1 Maze 46 Days
2012-12-29 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 2 1 Reba LxL
2013-07-10 PNC Bank Arts Center, Holmdel, NJ 7 1 Julius Gin
2013-07-22 Molson Canadian Amphitheatre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada 9 1 Army of One Twist
2013-08-04 Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, CA 7 1 Foam My Soul
2013-08-31 Dick's Sporting Goods Park, Commerce City, CO 3 1 Wedge Gin
2013-10-22 BlueCross Arena, Rochester, NY 5 2 BOAF Possum
2013-10-27 XL Center, Hartford, CT 4 2 Golden Age > 2001
2013-11-01 Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, NJ 3 1 Halfway to the Moon Tube
2014-07-08 The Mann Center for the Performing Arts, Philadelphia, PA 12 1 Sparkle It's Ice
2014-07-15 CMAC Performing Arts Center, Canandaigua, NY 5 1 555 Gin
2014-07-18 FirstMerit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island, Chicago, IL 2 2 Piper -> Wombat
2014-08-30 Dick's Sporting Goods Park, Commerce City, CO 12 1 Moma STFTFP
Halley's Comet was also performed the following 3 times:
Show Date Artist Venue Notes
2011-02-19Trey Anastasio Band Palace Theatre, Albany, NYTrey solo acoustic.
2011-02-22Trey Anastasio Band Terminal 5, New York, NYTrey solo acoustic.
2011-02-27Trey Anastasio Band Riviera Theatre, Chicago, ILTrey solo acoustic.

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