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NICU has not been seen in 8 Phish shows.
It was played at 7.58% of live shows.
There have been 1138 shows since the live debut.
NICU has been played, on average, once every 13 shows.
Since its debut, NICU has been played, on average, every 9 shows.
It was played 126 time(s) at the following show(s):

Show Date Venue Gap Set Song Before Song After Notes
1992-03-06 The Music Hall, Portsmouth, NH 580 2 Bouncin' PossumDebut. 
1992-03-11 The Colonial Theatre, Keene, NH 2 2 Llama SlothSimpsons signal.  
1992-03-19 Palace Theatre, New Haven, CT 5 2 CDT MSO
1992-03-26 Ziggy's, Winston-Salem, NC 6 1 Uncle Pen Bowie
1992-04-06 Paul Wright Gym, Western State College, Gunnison, CO 9 2 Weekapaug Llama
1992-04-12 Arizona Ballroom, University of Arizona Student Union, Tucson, AZ 3 2 Lawn Boy Cold as Ice
1992-04-13 After the Gold Rush, Tempe, AZ 1 1 Landlady > Fee
1992-04-15 Variety Arts Center, Los Angeles, CA 1 2 Landlady > Cold as Ice
1992-04-19 The Catalyst, Santa Cruz, CA 4 1 Buried Alive > Stash
1992-04-21 Redwood Acres Fairgrounds, Eureka, CA 1 1 Eliza > Bouncin'
1992-04-23 Oz Nightclub, Seattle, WA 2 2 Lizards Horn
1992-05-01 The Rave, Milwaukee, WI 5 1 Landlady Sloth
1994-06-23 Phoenix Plaza Theatre, Pontiac, MI 249 1 SOAMelt Foam
1994-06-25 Nautica Stage, Cleveland, OH 2 1 Julius Stash
1994-07-01 The Mann Center for the Performing Arts, Philadelphia, PA 4 1 Sample Stash
1994-07-03 The Ballpark, Old Orchard Beach, ME 2 1 Fee > Horn
1994-07-13 Big Birch Concert Pavilion, Patterson, NY 6 2 Cavern > Tweezer
1994-10-26 Varsity Gym, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC 19 1 It's Ice > Antelope
1994-11-28 Field House, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT 20 2 Suzy > Tweezer
1994-12-28 Civic Center, Philadelphia, PA 9 2 Suzy > Mike's
1994-12-31 Boston Garden, Boston, MA 3 1 Golgi > Antelope
1995-06-14 Mud Island Amphitheater, Memphis, TN 7 1 Gumbo > Mound
1995-06-26 Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, NY 10 1 Gin Sloth
1995-10-06 The Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada 14 2 Theme Tweezer
1995-10-22 Assembly Hall, University of Illinois, Champaign, IL 11 1 Weigh > FEFY
1995-10-29 Louisville Gardens, Louisville, KY 5 1 SOAMelt Gumbo
1995-11-30 Ervin J. Nutter Center, Wright State University, Dayton, OH 17 1 Julius Gin
1995-12-09 Knickerbocker Arena, Albany, NY 7 1 Theme > Sloth
1995-12-29 Worcester Centrum Centre, Worcester, MA 5 1 Taste That Surrounds > Stash
1996-07-12 Melkweg, Amsterdam, Netherlands 12 2 Jam SlaveUnfinished. 
1996-08-16 Plattsburgh Air Force Base, Plattsburgh, NY 20 3 DwD -> Life on Mars?
1996-10-25 Hampton Coliseum, Hampton, VA 9 2 TMWSIY Free
1996-11-03 O'Connell Center, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 6 1 Sloth SampleKarl Perazzo on percussion. 
1996-11-29 The Cow Palace, Daly City, CA 16 1 Frankenstein CTB
1996-12-28 CoreStates Spectrum, Philadelphia, PA 6 1 Runaway Jim Wolfman's
1997-02-14 Le Botanique, Brussels, Belgium 5 1 Runaway Jim > YEM
1997-02-18 Bataclan, Paris, France 3 1 Runaway Jim > Stash
1997-02-22 Teatro Olimpico, Rome, Italy 3 1 Theme > Circus
1997-03-18 The Flynn Theatre, Burlington, VT 7 1 Cinnamon Girl Sample
1997-06-14 The S.F.X. Centre, Dublin, Ireland 2 1 DwD > Dirt
1997-06-24 La Laiterie, Strasbourg, France 6 2 Reba Twist
1997-07-23 Lakewood Amphitheatre, Atlanta, GA 14 1 Dirt Dogs Stole Things
1997-07-30 Ventura County Fairgrounds, Ventura, CA 4 1 *** Wolfman's
1997-08-06 Riverport Amphitheater, Maryland Heights, MO 4 1 *** Stash
1997-08-17 Loring Commerce Center at Loring Air Force Base, Limestone, ME 8 3 Buffalo Bill -> Weigh
1997-11-16 McNichols Arena, Denver, CO 3 1 *** My Soul
1997-11-23 Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Winston-Salem, NC 5 1 Stash -> Fluffhead
1997-11-30 Worcester Centrum Centre, Worcester, MA 4 2 *** Stash
1997-12-13 Pepsi Arena, Albany, NY 9 2 *** PYITE
1997-12-29 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 2 1 *** Golgi
1998-04-02 Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, NY 3 1 Sloth Stash
1998-07-01 The Grey Hall, Freetown Christiania, Copenhagen, Denmark 5 1 *** Sample
1998-07-09 Zeleste, Barcelona, Spain 6 1 Boogie On > SOAMelt
1998-07-16 Gorge Amphitheatre, George, WA 3 1 Coil Stash
1998-08-06 Lakewood Amphitheatre, Atlanta, GA 14 2 Talk Caspian
1998-08-08 Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia, MD 2 1 Wedge Sneakin' Sally
1998-08-15 Loring Commerce Center at Loring Air Force Base, Limestone, ME 4 3 *** Bowie
1998-10-30 Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas, NV 8 2 Tweezer -> Jam
1998-11-09 UIC Pavilion, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL 7 1 Free Bold As Love
1998-11-21 Hampton Coliseum, Hampton, VA 8 1 Boogie On > Dogs Stole Things
1998-12-31 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 9 2 *** Character Zero
1999-07-03 Lakewood Amphitheatre, Atlanta, GA 3 1 Funky Bitch Waste
1999-07-13 Tweeter Center, Mansfield, MA 7 1 *** Curtain
1999-07-23 Polaris Amphitheater, Columbus, OH 7 1 Ya Mar Back at the Chicken Shack
1999-07-26 Deer Creek Music Center, Noblesville, IN 3 1 Gumbo -> Beauty of My Dreams
1999-07-30 Naeba Ski Resort, Niigata, Japan 1 1 Stash Funky Bitch
1999-09-19 Irvine Meadows, Irvine, CA 12 1 *** Funky Bitch
1999-09-25 Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, The Woodlands, TX 4 2 *** Bowie
1999-10-01 Hilton Coliseum, Ames, IA 4 2 *** Antelope
1999-10-07 Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, NY 4 1 *** My Soul
1999-12-07 Cumberland County Civic Center, Portland, ME 8 1 First Tube Funky Bitch
1999-12-13 Providence Civic Center, Providence, RI 5 2 Jibboo > Sand
2000-06-15 Big Cat, Chuo-ku, Osaka, Japan 17 1 *** CDT
2000-06-25 ALLTEL Pavilion at Walnut Creek, Raleigh, NC 5 1 *** Sample
2000-07-08 Alpine Valley Music Theatre, East Troy, WI 9 1 PYITE > My Soul
2000-07-15 Polaris Amphitheater, Columbus, OH 5 1 LxL Dirt
2000-09-08 Pepsi Arena, Albany, NY 2 1 Saw It Again Glide
2000-09-23 Allstate Arena, Rosemont, IL 10 2 Tweezer > SOAMule
2000-10-05 Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, Irvine, CA 8 2 Drowned -> Bowie
2002-12-31 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 3 1 Guyute Horn
2003-02-18 Pepsi Center, Denver, CO 7 e *** Mexican Cousin
2003-07-12 Gorge Amphitheatre, George, WA 13 1 Stash Heavy Things
2003-07-19 Alpine Valley Music Theatre, East Troy, WI 5 1 Driver Ya Mar
2003-07-26 HiFi Buys Amphitheatre, Atlanta, GA 5 2 Tweezer -> CavernBass solo instead of Page's usual organ solo. 
2003-08-02 Loring Commerce Center at Loring Air Force Base, Limestone, ME 5 2 DwD > Brother
2003-12-30 American Airlines Arena, Miami, FL 8 1 Shafty -> WeighShafty tease.
2004-06-19 Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, NY 7 1 Runaway Jim > Scents and Subtle Sounds
2004-08-09 Hampton Coliseum, Hampton, VA 7 2 Stash -> Bug
2009-03-06 Hampton Coliseum, Hampton, VA 6 1 Farmhouse Horn
2009-06-04 Nikon at Jones Beach Theater, Wantagh, NY 5 1 Dirt Ghost
2009-06-14 Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival, Manchester, TN 7 1 Bag > Jibboo
2009-06-20 Alpine Valley Music Theatre, East Troy, WI 4 2 YEM -> Caspian
2009-08-02 Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, CO 5 1 Wilson > Caspian
2009-08-14 The Comcast Theatre, Hartford, CT 6 1 Bag > Forbin's
2009-10-30 Empire Polo Club, Indio, CA 3 1 Moma STFTFP
2009-11-21 U.S. Bank Arena, Cincinnati, OH 5 1 Wilson > Wolfman's
2009-11-28 Times Union Center, Albany, NY 5 1 Walk Away > Alaska
2009-12-02 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 2 1 Wolfman's > Ocelot
2009-12-28 American Airlines Arena, Miami, FL 4 1 Sample My Soul
2010-06-13 Hersheypark Stadium, Hershey, PA 6 1 Runaway Jim > Horn
2010-06-26 Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia, MD 9 1 BDTNL 46 Days
2010-07-03 Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre at Encore Park, Alpharetta, GA 5 1 Mist Gumbo
2010-08-05 William Randolph Hearst Greek Theatre, Berkeley, CA 2 1 Sample Bouncin'
2010-08-12 Verizon Wireless Music Center, Noblesville, IN 5 1 Sample Horn
2010-10-10 1stBank Center, Broomfield, CO 7 1 Bag > Moma
2010-10-22 Dunkin Donuts Center, Providence, RI 7 1 Ocelot Sample
2010-12-31 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 10 2 Sand DwDAuld Lang Syne tease.
2011-05-28 Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, Bethel, NY 3 1 Theme Cities
2011-06-03 DTE Energy Music Theater, Clarkston, MI 4 1 Sample Mike'sHappy birthday wish from Trey to Mike. Happy Birthday to You tease.
2011-06-17 Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre - Charlotte, Charlotte, NC 10 1 Bouncin' Sample"Play it, Leo!" lyric replaced with "Leo's House!" 
2011-07-01 Watkins Glen International, Watkins Glen, NY 3 1 Torn and Frayed > Gin
2011-09-14 Champlain Valley Exposition, Essex Junction, VT 15 1 Moma > Funky Bitch
2011-12-28 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 1 2 R&R -> Bouncin'
2012-06-17 Bader Field, Atlantic City, NJ 9 1 Boogie On > Foam
2012-06-24 Blossom Music Center, Cuyahoga Falls, OH 5 1 Free > Possum
2012-08-19 Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, CA 13 1 Walk Away BOTT
2013-07-03 Darling's Waterfront Pavilion, Bangor, ME 14 1 Stash Wolfman's
2013-07-14 Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia, MD 7 1 Moma > Roses
2013-08-03 Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, CA 12 1 Sample > Mound
2013-08-30 Dick's Sporting Goods Park, Commerce City, CO 3 1 Ghost Icculus
2013-10-27 XL Center, Hartford, CT 10 1 Nellie Kane > ASIHTOS
2014-07-15 CMAC Performing Arts Center, Canandaigua, NY 20 2 BOTT > Jibboo
2014-07-27 Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia, MD 7 2 DwD -> HYHUUnder Pressure tease.
2014-10-21 Santa Barbara County Bowl, Santa Barbara, CA 11 1 Ocelot > BOTT
NICU was also performed the following 4 times:
Show Date Artist Venue Notes
1997-04-12Stash Hungry Charlie's, Syracuse, NYFish on drums.
2005-11-15Trey Anastasio Band Tower Theatre, Upper Darby, PATrey solo acoustic.
2011-02-18Trey Anastasio Band State Theatre, Portland, METrey solo acoustic.
2011-03-05Trey Anastasio Band The Fox Theater, Oakland, CATrey solo acoustic.
"NICU" was performed on the following dates that do not count for statistical purposes:
Show Date Venue Gap Set Song Before Song After Notes
1992-01-14 The Band House, Winooski, VT --- 1 Silent ***
"NICU" was teased at the following shows:
Show Date Artist Song (Tease Type) Venue
1993-04-29Phish Weekapaug Groove (Tease) Le Spectrum, Montréal, Québec, Canada

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