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Makisupa Policeman has not been seen in 26 Phish shows.
It was played at 5.63% of live shows.
There have been 1783 shows since the live debut.
Makisupa Policeman has been played, on average, once every 18 shows.
Since its debut, Makisupa Policeman has been played, on average, every 19 shows.
It was played 96 time(s) at the following show(s):

Show Date Venue Gap Set Song Before Song After Notes Comments
1984-10-23 69 Grant Street, Burlington, VT 2 1 *** *** First known performance.  (0)
1984-12-01 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 2 1 FOTM > Slave (0)
1985-04-06 Finbar's, Burlington, VT 10 2 McGrupp > *** (0)
1985-05-03 University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 7 3 McGrupp > AntelopeReggae jam.  (0)
1985-09-27 Slade Hall, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 3 3 Revolution *** (0)
1986-04-15 University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 6 1 Slave Have Mercy (0)
1986-10-12 Haybarn Theater, Goddard College, Plainfield, VT 9 1 Sneakin' Sally *** (0)
1986-10-15 Hunt's, Burlington, VT 1 1 Alumni > Skin It Back (0)
1986-12-06 The Ranch, Shelburne, VT 5 1 Peaches Fluffhead (0)
1987-01-21 Hunt's, Burlington, VT 2 2 Sneakin' Sally Skin It Back (0)
1987-04-29 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 11 3 Anarchy Antelope (0)
1987-05-11 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 2 1 TMWSIY Ya MarKeyword referenced dioxin and Gaddafi.  (0)
1987-08-21 Ian McLean's Farm, Hebron, NY 6 3 Stir It Up Jam BowieJam only. Freestyle reggae rapping from Trey.  (0)
1987-09-02 Hunt's, Burlington, VT 1 1 BBFCFM Timber (0)
1987-10-14 Hunt's, Burlington, VT 1 2 Clod > *** (0)
1988-02-26 Living and Learning Center, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 18 2 Dear Mrs. Reagan Alumni (0)
1988-07-12 Sam's Tavern, Burlington, VT 42 2 JJLC Slave (0)
1988-08-05 The Roma, Telluride, CO 9 3 Contact Whipping Post (0)
1989-02-07 The Front, Burlington, VT 44 2 *** Dinner and a Movie (0)
1989-03-30 The Front, Burlington, VT 17 e *** *** (0)
1989-10-07 Chase Hall, Bates College, Lewiston, ME 65 1 La Grange Alumni (0)
1989-10-14 The Barn, Hobart College, Geneva, NY 4 1 YEM > GTBTLyric changed to "Barn."  (0)
1990-02-25 8x10 Club, Baltimore, MD 54 2 McGrupp > Lizards (0)
1990-11-26 The Haunt, Ithaca, NY 109 2 Divided LlamaKey words: "crab in my shoemouth." Manteca quote. (0)
1993-04-29 Le Spectrum, Montréal, Québec, Canada 322 2 Weekapaug -> Weekapaug (0)
1993-08-02 Ritz Theatre, Tampa, FL 25 1 Gin -> MMGAMOIO (0)
1993-08-07 Darien Lake Performing Arts Center, Darien Center, NY 3 1 Stash -> Reba (0)
1993-08-13 Murat Theatre, Indianapolis, IN 5 1 Llama Foam (0)
1994-06-19 State Theater, Kalamazoo, MI 26 2 Reba > Coil (0)
1994-12-08 Spreckels Theatre, San Diego, CA 6 1 *** Maze (0)
1995-06-10 Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, CO 11 1 *** Llama (0)
1995-10-07 Spokane Opera House, Spokane, WA 10 2 *** CTB (0)
1995-10-22 Assembly Hall, University of Illinois, Champaign, IL 10 2 Tweezer -> BBFCFM (0)
1995-10-29 Louisville Gardens, Louisville, KY 5 2 *** Bowie (0)
1995-11-19 Charlotte Coliseum, Charlotte, NC 10 1 *** Maze (0)
1995-11-30 Ervin J. Nutter Center, Wright State University, Dayton, OH 7 2 Tweezer -> Antelope (0)
1995-12-14 Broome County Arena, Binghamton, NY 10 1 Foam SOAMelt (0)
1995-12-29 Worcester Centrum Centre, Worcester, MA 5 2 *** CTB (0)
1996-07-15 La Marna, Sesto Calende, Italy 14 2 Loving Cup > It's Ice (0)
1996-08-06 Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, CO 12 1 *** Rift (0)
1996-08-16 Plattsburgh Air Force Base, Plattsburgh, NY 6 3 *** 2001 (0)
1996-10-25 Hampton Coliseum, Hampton, VA 9 1 Taste Maze (0)
1996-11-15 Kiel Center, St. Louis, MO 14 2 *** Maze (0)
1996-11-23 Pacific Coliseum, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada 5 2 Simple -> AxillaKey words: “Woke up in the morning, border guard in my bunk, he took his fucking dog on the bus, and he found my dank.”  (0)
1996-12-28 CoreStates Spectrum, Philadelphia, PA 9 2 *** MazeKey words: “Stink, Stank, Stunk"  (0)
1997-06-25 L’Aeronef, Lille, France 27 2 McGrupp > CeciliaUnfinished.  (0)
1997-08-11 Deer Creek Music Center, Noblesville, IN 11 1 *** Maze (0)
1997-08-16 Loring Commerce Centre, Limestone, ME 3 1 *** Harpua (0)
1997-12-02 CoreStates Spectrum, Philadelphia, PA 8 1 DwD -> CDT (0)
1998-07-06 Lucerna Theatre, Prague, Czech Republic 22 2 Piper -> BowieLyric changed to "Came to Vermont."  (0)
1998-07-17 Gorge Amphitheatre, George, WA 6 1 *** Ya Mar (0)
1998-07-20 Ventura County Fairgrounds, Ventura, CA 2 2 Drowned -> MazeLong, atypical jam.  (0)
1998-08-12 Vernon Downs, Vernon, NY 16 1 La Grange > Funky Bitch (0)
1998-11-06 Kohl Center, Madison, WI 13 2 *** Funky BitchKeyword referenced "university police rent-a-cop."  (0)
1998-11-29 Worcester Centrum Centre, Worcester, MA 16 2 Simple PossumKeyword referenced Paul Languedoc's recent arrest.  (0)
1999-07-12 Tweeter Center, Mansfield, MA 13 2 Moma > Bowie (0)
1999-07-25 Deer Creek Music Center, Noblesville, IN 10 1 Whipping Post > Happy BirthdayKey words were "gooballs, brownies, stink, kind nugs... keef!"  (0)
1999-07-25 Deer Creek Music Center, Noblesville, IN 0 1 Happy Birthday Saw It Again (0)
1999-09-28 Oak Mountain Amphitheatre, Pelham, AL 20 2 Tweezer > CDT (0)
1999-10-04 Redbird Arena, Illinois State University, Normal, IL 5 2 Bag > SandTrey on keyboards; keyword was "NORML."  (0)
1999-12-12 Hartford Civic Center, Hartford, CT 13 2 Coil Antelope (0)
2000-06-23 Lakewood Amphitheatre, Atlanta, GA 21 2 Contact > Character Zero (0)
2000-06-30 Meadows Music Theatre, Hartford, CT 5 2 BOTT > FarmhouseThe key phrase in Makisupa was "One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Big Fat Doob."  (0)
2000-07-15 Polaris Amphitheater, Columbus, OH 11 2 WMGGW PiperKey phrase was "heady nuggets."  (0)
2000-09-09 Pepsi Arena, Albany, NY 3 2 Sand CTBMichael Ray on trumpet.  (0)
2003-01-03 Hampton Coliseum, Hampton, VA 22 2 Wolfman's > AxillaKeywords referenced "fatty," "Waffle House," and "Hooters."  (0)
2003-02-16 Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas, NV 4 2 Piper -> Character Zero (0)
2003-02-26 Worcester Centrum Centre, Worcester, MA 7 2 Low Rider -> Ya MarLyrics referenced the fire at the band's hotel in Cincinnati a week earlier.  (0)
2003-07-17 Verizon Wireless Amphitheater Kansas City, Bonner Springs, KS 10 2 Tweezer -> LxLLyrics referenced a member of Phish's security team, Jim Tobin, being arrested, as well as the name of Phish's chief of security, John Langenstein. Dust in the Wind tease. (0)
2003-07-23 Verizon Wireless Music Center, Noblesville, IN 5 2 Coil Buffalo BillKeyword referenced writing a letter to Max Creek. Dream Police quote. (0)
2003-11-29 Wachovia Spectrum, Philadelphia, PA 10 2 Taste > Buffalo BillKeyword referenced waking up in "Hempstead."  (0)
2003-12-30 American Airlines Arena, Miami, FL 5 2 L.A. Woman -> P-Funk Medley (0)
2003-12-30 American Airlines Arena, Miami, FL 0 2 P-Funk Medley DwDTouch Me quote. (0)
2004-08-10 Tweeter Center, Mansfield, MA 15 2 Piper -> Dog Faced BoyKeyword referenced a tall, cool glass of soy milk.  (0)
2009-06-06 Comcast Center, Mansfield, MA 12 1 Taste CaspianNo "keyword."  (0)
2009-06-20 Alpine Valley Music Theatre, East Troy, WI 9 2 Maze GhostKeyword referenced Trey's probation.  (0)
2009-08-08 Gorge Amphitheatre, George, WA 8 2 R&R -> AlaskaInstrument switching; Keyword referenced Bobby Brown.  (0)
2009-12-28 American Airlines Arena, Miami, FL 22 2 BDTNL HoodMike took a bass solo. Chants of "Mike" from the band and crowd. Lyric changed to reference "Mike's house." "Mike's house" was then repeated a few times by the band.   (0)
2010-06-20 Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, NY 11 2 Steep PiperImprovised verses by Trey that led to solos by Mike, then Fish, then Page.  (0)
2010-10-10 1stBank Center, Broomfield, CO 23 2 Fee > My Problem Right There"Woke up this morning alien on my face, woke up in the afternoon and I turned up the bass" lyrics. Bass solo from Mike.  (0)
2010-10-10 1stBank Center, Broomfield, CO 0 2 My Problem Right There > Slave (0)
2010-10-26 Verizon Wireless Arena, Manchester, NH 10 2 Simple > Night Nurse"Woke up this morning with a policeman at my door all I could do was shrug, and go back in my bedroom and smoke another nug" lyrics.  (0)
2010-10-26 Verizon Wireless Arena, Manchester, NH 0 2 Night Nurse -> Wedge (0)
2011-01-01 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 8 2 Sneakin' Sally > Bowie"I went home late last night after doing the New Year's stunt, laid back on my couch and rolled myself a blunt" lyrics. "Kick drum solo."  (0)
2011-05-28 Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, Bethel, NY 2 2 BDTNL > HoodWith lyrics referencing several band members' houses (and Trey's favorite show, House).  (0)
2011-06-12 Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia, MD 11 e Sanity > First TubeWith lyrics referencing blunts and bundt cake.  (0)
2011-08-17 UIC Pavilion, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL 17 2 Ghost -> SleepLyrics referenced Trey's favorite music ("Dank Sinatra," "Herby Hancock," "Nat King Bowl", "Harry Chronic, Jr.," and "Van Inhalin'"), as well as Page's House and Mike's House.  (0)
2012-06-08 DCU Center, Worcester, MA 10 2 Mike's > WeekapaugKeyword was "Sour Diesel."  (0)
2013-07-16 Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre at Encore Park, Alpharetta, GA 44 2 Heartbreaker -> CDT (0)
2013-11-01 Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, NJ 27 2 Jibboo > LightKeywords: Bush & O.G. Kush.  (0)
2015-08-07 Blossom Music Center, Cuyahoga Falls, OH 60 2 Lizards Ghost (0)
Makisupa Policeman was also performed the following 19 times:
Show Date Artist Venue Notes
2005-12-06Trey Anastasio Band 4th and B, San Diego, CATrey solo acoustic; keyword = "Gooball in my mouth."
2006-12-31Trey Anastasio Band House of Blues, Atlantic City, NJTrey solo acoustic; Keyword was "Whitehall."
2008-08-08Mike Gordon Music Farm, Charleston, SC
2008-08-09Mike Gordon Masquerade Music Park, Atlanta, GA
2008-08-12Mike Gordon State Theatre, Falls Church, VA
2008-08-14Mike Gordon Lafayette Square, Buffalo, NY
2008-08-15Mike Gordon Waterfront Park, Burlington, VTPage on keyboards.
2008-08-23Mike Gordon Aladdin Theatre, Portland, OR
2008-09-02Mike Gordon Varsity Theater, Minneapolis, MNMichael Williams on bass trumpet.
2008-09-05Mike Gordon Beachland Ballroom, Cleveland, OH
2008-12-29Mike Gordon Pickle Barrel Pub, Killington, VT
2009-09-21Mike Gordon Minglewood Hall, Memphis, TN
2009-09-30Mike Gordon Mr. Small's Theatre, Pittsburgh, PA
2010-03-06Mike Gordon Toad's Place, New Haven, CT
2010-11-07Mike Gordon The Independent, San Francisco, CA
2010-11-07Mike Gordon The Independent, San Francisco, CA
2010-11-17Mike Gordon Barrymore Theatre, Madison, WI
2010-11-26Mike Gordon Port City Music Hall, Portland, MEJon Fishman on second drum kit.
2011-03-08Mike Gordon Rio Theatre, Santa Cruz, CA
2011-03-20Mike Gordon The Orange Peel, Asheville, NC
"Makisupa Policeman" was teased at the following shows:
Show Date Artist Song (Tease Type) Venue
1990-11-02Phish David Bowie (Tease) Glenn Miller Ballroom, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
1991-04-02Phish Possum (Tease) International Beer Garden, Arcata, CA
1993-08-02Phish Run Like an Antelope (Tease) Ritz Theatre, Tampa, FL
1997-06-25Phish McGrupp and the Watchful Hosemasters (Tease) L’Aeronef, Lille, France
1997-08-06Phish Run Like an Antelope (Jam) Riverport Amphitheater, Maryland Heights, MO
1998-07-17Phish Ya Mar (Tease) Gorge Amphitheatre, George, WA
1998-10-31Phish Wolfman's Brother (Tease) Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas, NV
2002-02-07Steh Yacovone Band OK (Tease) Tribeca Blues, New York, NY

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