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Rocky Top has not been seen in 31 Phish shows.
It was played at 11.73% of live shows.
There have been 1639 shows since the live debut.
Rocky Top has been played, on average, once every 9 shows.
Since its debut, Rocky Top has been played, on average, every 8 shows.
It was played 193 time(s) at the following show(s):

Show Date Venue Gap Set Song Before Song After Notes
1987-09-21 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 79 3 GTBT Sneakin' SallyFirst known Phish performance. 
1988-05-21 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 43 3 Big Leg Emma Cities
1988-05-23 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 2 1 YEM Light Up
1988-05-24 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 1 1 Curtain With Funky Bitch
1988-06-15 The Front, Burlington, VT 4 1 Wilson McGrupp
1988-06-19 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 2 3 Corinna McGrupp
1988-06-21 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 2 1 Fluffhead Mustang Sally
1988-07-29 The Roma, Telluride, CO 12 3 *** Light Up
1988-08-04 The Roma, Telluride, CO 3 3 Antelope Tela
1989-03-30 The Front, Burlington, VT 63 3 Satin Doll ***
1989-08-12 Burlington Boat House, Burlington, VT 44 2 Ya Mar On Your Way Down
1989-08-17 The Front, Burlington, VT 2 1 Sloth Hood
1989-08-19 Collis Center, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 2 1 PYITE Bold As Love
1989-10-22 The Front, Burlington, VT 24 1 Foam SOAMelt
1989-11-10 Sigma Phi House, Hamilton College, Clinton, NY 8 1 Suzy Fee
1989-12-01 The Paradise, Boston, MA 5 2 Alumni Divided
1989-12-07 8x10 Club, Baltimore, MD 5 2 Suzy Ya Mar
1989-12-09 Huden Dining Hall, Castleton State College, Castleton, VT 2 1 In a Hole Bowie
1990-02-10 23 East Caberet, Ardmore, PA 24 2 Bag Happy Birthday
1990-02-23 Dining Center, Haverford College, Haverford, PA 5 1 Carolina Dinner and a Movie
1990-03-03 The Wetlands Preserve, New York, NY 5 1 Reba YEM
1990-03-10 The Front, Burlington, VT 5 1 Bag Coil
1990-04-09 Fly Me to the Moon Saloon, Telluride, CO 14 1 Caravan Alumni
1990-06-01 The Cotton Club, Atlanta, GA 31 2 *** Uncle Pen"Reverend" Jeff Mosier on banjo. 
1990-06-16 Townshend Family Park, Townshend, VT 7 3 Fee Caravan
1990-11-04 Fort Ram, Fort Collins, CO 39 2 Golgi Llama
1990-11-17 Somerville Theatre, Somerville, MA 7 2 Lawn Boy Donna Lee
1990-11-28 Clement's Brew Pub, Syracuse, NY 3 e Lawn Boy ***
1990-12-02 The Front, Burlington, VT 3 2 Suzy Ya MarDave Grippo and Russ Remington on saxophone. 
1990-12-29 Campus Club, Providence, RI 4 1 Lawn Boy Horn
1990-12-31 Boston World Trade Center Exhibition Hall, Boston, MA 1 2 YEM HYHU
1991-02-04 The Front, Burlington, VT 4 e2 *** *** Russell Flanagan on fiddle. 
1991-02-09 John M. Greene Hall, Smith College, Northampton, MA 3 e2 Contact ***
1991-02-16 The Marquee, New York, NY 3 2 Fluffhead Let's Go
1991-02-19 The Bayou, Washington, DC 1 2 Suzy ***
1991-02-27 Arnold’s Flamingo Grill, Knoxville, TN 6 2 Possum ***
1991-03-16 Ten Mile Room, Breckenridge, CO 10 1 Curtain > Forbin's
1991-03-23 The Inferno, Steamboat Springs, CO 3 1 Mockingbird > ***
1991-03-29 DNA Lounge, San Francisco, CA 3 2 Foam Fluffhead
1991-04-03 Britt Ballroom, Southern Oregon State College, Ashland, OR 3 e Cavern ***
1991-04-05 Starry Night, Portland, OR 2 2 *** Stash
1991-04-12 Barrymore Theatre, Madison, WI 3 1 Stash Golgi
1991-04-15 The Gathering Place, Norris University Center, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 2 e Coil > ***
1991-04-19 Nietzsche’s, Buffalo, NY 3 1 IDK Mike's
1991-04-21 SUNY Potsdam, Potsdam, NY 2 1 Golgi Wilson
1991-04-22 Billings Lounge, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 1 e Lawn Boy > ***
1991-05-02 The Chance, Poughkeepsie, NY 4 1 *** Drums
1991-05-04 Somerville Theatre, Somerville, MA 2 2 Horn > Possum
1991-05-09 Portland Performing Arts Center, Portland, ME 1 2 Coil ***
1991-05-12 The Front, Burlington, VT 3 2 Bag > *** Dave Grippo on saxophone. 
1991-05-17 Campus Club, Providence, RI 2 2 Guelah Landlady
1991-07-12 The Colonial Theatre, Keene, NH 4 1 Bag > Cavern
1991-07-20 Arrowhead Ranch, Parksville, NY 6 2 YEM ***
1991-08-03 Larrabee Farm, a.k.a. Amy’s Farm, Auburn, ME 7 2 YEM ***
1991-09-27 The Warehouse, Rochester, NY 3 e Glide ***
1991-09-29 The Agora Ballroom, Cleveland, OH 2 e Memories ***
1991-10-02 The Cubby Bear, Chicago, IL 2 e IDK ***
1991-10-04 Barrymore Theatre, Madison, WI 2 e Golgi ***
1991-10-06 Cochran Lounge, Student Union, Macalester College, St. Paul, MN 2 2 Coil ***
1991-10-12 Roseland Theater, Portland, OR 3 e Lawn Boy > *** Artis the Spoonman. 
1991-10-15 International Beer Garden, Arcata, CA 2 1 YEM ***
1991-10-17 Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, CA 1 e Magilla ***
1991-10-24 Prescott College, Prescott, AZ 4 e Sweet Adeline ***
1991-10-28 Elk Ballroom, Telluride, CO 3 e Horn ***
1991-10-31 Armstrong Hall, Colorado College, Colorado Springs, CO 2 e Glide ***
1991-11-07 Tipitina's, New Orleans, LA 4 e Fee ***
1991-11-16 The Bayou, Washington, DC 8 e Glide ***
1991-11-19 The Sting, New Britain, CT 1 e Glide > ***
1991-11-22 Sullivan Gymnasium, University of Southern Maine, Portland, ME 3 1 Stash ***
1991-11-24 Webster Hall, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 2 e Sweet Adeline ***
1991-11-30 The Capitol Theatre, Port Chester, NY 1 e Contact > ***
1991-12-06 McCullough Social Hall, McCullough Student Center, Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT 3 e Lawn Boy > ***
1991-12-31 Worcester Memorial Auditorium, Worcester, MA 2 e Lawn Boy > Tweeprise
1992-03-11 The Colonial Theatre, Keene, NH 3 2 Hood ***
1992-03-19 Palace Theatre, New Haven, CT 5 e Sleeping Monkey > ***
1992-03-21 Chestnut Cabaret, Philadelphia, PA 2 e Bouncin' ***
1992-04-01 Liberty Hall, Lawrence, KS 9 e Contact ***
1992-04-03 Sawatch Hall, Park Hyatt Beaver Creek, Avon, CO 1 e *** ***
1992-04-05 The Fox Theatre, Boulder, CO 2 e Lawn Boy > ***
1992-04-08 El Rey Theater, Albuquerque, NM 3 e Sleeping Monkey ***
1992-04-12 Arizona Ballroom, University of Arizona Student Union, Tucson, AZ 1 e Sweet Adeline ***
1992-04-15 Variety Arts Center, Los Angeles, CA 2 e Sweet Adeline ***
1992-04-18 Wilbur Field, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA 3 2 Cold as Ice ***
1992-04-22 Hilton Ballroom, Eugene, OR 3 e 'A' Train ***
1992-04-29 First Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 4 e Horn > ***
1992-05-01 The Rave, Milwaukee, WI 2 e2 *** ***
1992-05-05 Bogart's, Cincinnati, OH 3 e Contact > ***
1992-05-07 The Agora Theatre, Cleveland, OH 2 e Sleeping Monkey > ***
1992-05-14 The Capitol Theatre, Port Chester, NY 5 e Sleeping Monkey > ***
1992-05-15 Lonestar Roadhouse, New York, NY 1 1 Sweet Adeline ***
1992-05-18 The Flynn Theatre, Burlington, VT 3 e *** ***
1992-06-24 Resi, Nüremberg, Germany 4 1 Cavern ***
1992-07-01 Ancienne Belgique, Brussels, Belgium 3 1 Sweet Adeline ***
1992-07-09 Cumberland County Civic Center, Portland, ME 2 e *** ***
1992-07-27 Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, NY 15 1 Sweet Adeline ***
1992-08-02 Riverport Amphitheater, Maryland Heights, MO 5 1 Sweet Adeline ***
1992-08-28 Concord Pavilion, Concord, CA 11 1 Runaway Jim ***
1992-11-23 Broome County Forum, Binghamton, NY 8 e Sleeping Monkey > ***
1992-12-02 Newport Music Hall, Columbus, OH 6 e Golgi ***
1992-12-04 Mississippi Nights, St. Louis, MO 2 e Fee > ***
1992-12-13 Le Spectrum, Montréal, Québec, Canada 8 e Sweet Adeline ***
1992-12-29 Palace Theatre, New Haven, CT 2 e Carolina ***
1993-02-09 Auditorium Theatre, Rochester, NY 8 e Cavern > ***
1993-02-18 Electric Ballroom, Knoxville, TN 7 2 Sweet Adeline *** Without microphones, acoustic. Fishman on trombone. 
1993-02-27 Florida Theatre, Gainesville, FL 8 e Amazing Grace ***
1993-03-09 Pike's Peak Center, Colorado Springs, CO 6 e Amazing Grace ***
1993-03-12 Dobson Arena, Vail, CO 1 e Carolina ***
1993-03-17 The Palace, Hollywood, CA 4 e Sweet Adeline ***
1993-03-26 Warfield Theatre, San Francisco, CA 7 e Amazing Grace ***
1993-04-02 Mt. Baker Theatre, Bellingham, WA 6 e Amazing Grace ***
1993-04-12 IMU Ballroom, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 5 e2 *** ***
1993-04-18 Michigan Theater, Ann Arbor, MI 5 e Amazing Grace ***
1993-04-25 Kuhl Gym, SUNY Geneseo, Geneseo, NY 6 e Carolina ***
1993-05-01 Tower Theatre, Upper Darby, PA 4 e Carolina ***
1993-05-06 Palace Theatre, Albany, NY 4 2 Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da Jam -> HYHUDick Solberg on violin. 
1993-07-18 IC Light Amphitheater, Pittsburgh, PA 8 e *** Free Bird
1993-07-22 Stowe Performing Arts Center, Stowe, VT 2 2 Avenu Malkenu > *** Gordon Stone on banjo. 
1993-07-29 Tennessee Theatre, Knoxville, TN 6 e *** Free Bird
1993-08-09 Concert Hall, Toronto, Ontario, Canada 8 e *** ***
1993-08-16 American Theater, St. Louis, MO 6 e Amazing Grace ***
1993-08-25 Paramount Theatre, Seattle, WA 5 e Bold As Love > ***
1993-12-30 Cumberland County Civic Center, Portland, ME 5 e *** GTBT
1994-04-14 Beacon Theatre, New York, NY 10 e *** ***
1994-05-12 Buena Vista Theater, Tucson, AZ 22 e Amazing Grace ***
1994-05-16 The Wiltern Theatre, Los Angeles, CA 3 e Fee > ***
1994-05-29 Laguna Seca Raceway, Monterey, CA 11 e Golgi ***
1994-06-10 Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, CO 2 e Sleeping Monkey > ***
1994-06-17 Eagles Ballroom, Milwaukee, WI 5 e Sleeping Monkey > ***
1994-06-24 Murat Theatre, Indianapolis, IN 6 e *** ***
1994-07-01 The Mann Center for the Performing Arts, Philadelphia, PA 5 e *** ***
1994-07-10 Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, NY 7 e Golgi ***
1994-07-15 Jones Beach Amphitheater, Wantagh, NY 3 e Sleeping Monkey > ***
1994-10-08 Patriot Center, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 3 e Foreplay/Long Time ***
1994-11-04 Onondaga War Memorial Auditorium, Syracuse, NY 21 e Loving Cup > ***
1994-11-26 The Orpheum Theatre, Minneapolis, MN 12 e *** ***
1994-12-04 Acker Gym, Chico State University, Chico, CA 6 e Sleeping Monkey > ***
1994-12-08 Spreckels Theatre, San Diego, CA 3 e Silent ***
1995-06-14 Mud Island Amphitheater, Memphis, TN 13 e Simple Tweeprise
1995-06-26 Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, NY 10 e Sleeping Monkey > ***
1995-10-03 Seattle Center Arena, Seattle, WA 12 e *** ***
1995-10-08 Adams Fieldhouse, University of Montana, Missoula, MT 4 e Bouncin' ***
1995-10-20 Five Seasons Arena, Cedar Rapids, IA 7 e Sleeping Monkey ***
1995-11-14 University of Central Florida Arena, Orlando, FL 13 e Wedge ***
1995-11-24 Civic Arena, Pittsburgh, PA 7 e Life on Mars? ***
1995-12-04 Mullins Center, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 7 e Bouncin' ***
1996-07-23 Markethalle, Hamburg, Germany 32 e *** ***
1996-08-04 Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, CO 4 e Theme from Star Trek ***
1996-08-13 Deer Creek Music Center, Noblesville, IN 6 e Sleeping Monkey > ***
1996-10-19 Marine Midland Arena, Buffalo, NY 7 e Fee ***
1996-11-06 Knoxville Civic Coliseum, Knoxville, TN 11 e *** ***
1996-12-02 America West Arena, Phoenix, AZ 18 1 *** Bag
1996-12-29 CoreStates Spectrum, Philadelphia, PA 4 e *** ***
1997-02-17 Paradiso, Amsterdam, Netherlands 6 e Sleeping Monkey > ***
1997-02-23 Fillmore, Cortemaggiore, Italy 5 e Billy Breathes > ***
1997-06-14 The S.F.X. Centre, Dublin, Ireland 8 e Circus ***
1997-06-20 Archa Theater, Prague, Czech Republic 3 e Circus > ***
1997-06-24 La Laiterie, Strasbourg, France 3 1 Caspian > ***
1997-07-03 Serenadenhof, Nüremberg, Germany 6 1 Theme ***
1997-07-06 Spiaggia di Rivoltella, Desenzano, Italy 2 2 Waste Funky Bitch
1997-07-29 Desert Sky Pavilion, Phoenix, AZ 9 2 Sample > Coil
1997-08-09 Alpine Valley Music Theatre, East Troy, WI 7 e Circus ***
1997-08-14 Darien Lake Performing Arts Center, Darien Center, NY 4 e Bouncin' ***
1997-08-16 Loring Commerce Center at Loring Air Force Base, Limestone, ME 1 2 Slave > Julius
1997-11-28 Worcester Centrum Centre, Worcester, MA 11 1 Theme > ***
1997-12-06 The Palace of Auburn Hills, Auburn Hills, MI 6 e *** ***
1997-12-11 Rochester War Memorial, Rochester, NY 3 1 Loving Cup > ***
1997-12-28 USAir Arena, Landover, MD 3 2 Slave Cavern
1998-04-02 Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, NY 4 2 Sleeping Monkey > ***
1998-07-05 Lucerna Theatre, Prague, Czech Republic 8 2 Hood > ***
1998-07-17 Gorge Amphitheatre, George, WA 7 e PYITE > ***
1998-07-21 Desert Sky Pavilion, Phoenix, AZ 3 e Sleeping Monkey > ***
1998-11-11 Van Andel Arena, Grand Rapids, MI 32 e Contact > Funky Bitch
1998-11-15 Murphy Center, Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN 3 e *** ***
1999-07-23 Polaris Amphitheater, Columbus, OH 30 e Bouncin' > ***
1999-09-14 Boise State University Pavilion, Boise, ID 12 1 Taste ***
1999-09-18 Coors Amphitheatre, Chula Vista, CA 3 1 Tube > ***
1999-09-26 Kiefer UNO Lakefront Arena, University of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA 6 e Meatstick > ***
1999-10-07 Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, NY 7 e *** Hydrogen
1999-12-07 Cumberland County Civic Center, Portland, ME 8 e Walk Away > ***
1999-12-15 MCI Center, Washington, DC 6 e Frankenstein > *** Frankenstein tease.
2000-06-13 Club Quattro, Naka-ku, Nagoya, Japan 14 2 Caspian > Cavern
2000-09-17 Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia, MD 29 e Contact > ***
2003-07-19 Alpine Valley Music Theatre, East Troy, WI 40 1 Ya Mar Lawn Boy
2009-12-30 American Airlines Arena, Miami, FL 86 1 Gone CDT
2011-06-10 Susquehanna Bank Center, Camden, NJ 61 1 *** Mike's
2011-08-16 UIC Pavilion, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL 18 e Slave > ***
2011-12-28 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 6 e Tube > Tweeprise
2012-06-07 DCU Center, Worcester, MA 4 1 Possum ***
2012-06-10 Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival, Manchester, TN 2 2 Character Zero > ***
2012-08-19 Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, CA 21 2 Theme > Boogie On
2013-07-10 PNC Bank Arts Center, Holmdel, NJ 18 2 Slave Cavern
2013-07-26 Gorge Amphitheatre, George, WA 10 2 Bowie Character Zero
2013-10-25 DCU Center, Worcester, MA 16 e Suzy > GTBT
Rocky Top was also performed the following 2 times:
Show Date Artist Venue Notes
1997-04-12Stash Hungry Charlie's, Syracuse, NYFish on drums.
1999-03-21Glen Schweitzer’s Jalapeno Brothers The Matterhorn, Stowe, VTWith Mike.
"Rocky Top" was teased at the following shows:
Show Date Artist Song (Tease Type) Venue
1988-05-15Phish (Tease) Beecher Hill Farm, Hinesburg, VT
1989-12-09Phish David Bowie (Tease) Huden Dining Hall, Castleton State College, Castleton, VT
1997-11-26Phish Poor Heart (Tease) Hartford Civic Center, Hartford, CT

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