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Simple was played in the most recent Phish show.
It was played at 8.69% of live shows.
There have been 838 shows since the live debut.
Simple has been played, on average, once every 12 shows.
Since its debut, Simple has been played, on average, every 6 shows.
It was played 143 time(s) at the following show(s):

Show Date Venue Gap Set Song Before Song After Notes
1994-05-27 Warfield Theatre, San Francisco, CA 854 2 Mike's -> O Mio Babbino CaroDebut. 
1994-06-17 Eagles Ballroom, Milwaukee, WI 9 2 Mike's -> Mike'sO.J. reference. 
1994-06-24 Murat Theatre, Indianapolis, IN 2 2 McGrupp > Sanity
1994-07-02 Garden State Arts Center, Holmdel, NJ 6 2 Mike's -> Mike's
1994-10-08 Patriot Center, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 12 2 Mike's -> Mike's
1994-10-13 University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS 4 2 Mike's > Mike's
1994-10-15 Oak Mountain Amphitheatre, Pelham, AL 2 1 Sparkle > Maze
1994-10-18 Vanderbilt University Memorial Gym, Nashville, TN 2 1 *** My Friend
1994-10-21 Sunrise Musical Theatre, Sunrise, FL 2 2 Mike's -> Mike's
1994-10-23 Band Shell, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 2 1 Sparkle > Poor Heart
1994-10-25 Atlanta Civic Center, Atlanta, GA 1 2 Mike's > Mango
1994-10-26 Varsity Gym, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC 1 1 *** It's Ice
1994-10-29 Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium, Spartanburg, SC 3 1 Sparkle > Runaway Jim
1994-10-31 Glens Falls Civic Center, Glens Falls, NY 1 1 Sparkle > Divided
1994-11-03 Mullins Center, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 2 2 2001 > Poor Heart
1994-11-04 Onondaga War Memorial Auditorium, Syracuse, NY 1 2 Mike's > Mike's
1994-11-13 Warner Theatre, Erie, PA 2 1 Sparkle > Reba
1994-11-16 Hill Auditorium, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 2 2 Mike's -> I'm Blue, I'm Lonesome
1994-11-20 Dane County Exposition Center, Madison, WI 4 2 Reba Rift
1994-11-23 The Fox Theatre, St. Louis, MO 2 1 Sparkle > It's Ice
1994-11-28 Field House, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT 2 1 Sparkle > DividedCameron McKinney on saxophone. 
1994-12-02 Recreation Hall, University of California-Davis, Davis, CA 3 1 Sparkle > It's Ice
1994-12-06 UCSB Events Center, University of California-Santa Barbara, Goleta, CA 3 2 Mike's > Mango
1994-12-08 Spreckels Theatre, San Diego, CA 2 1 PYITE > Catapult
1994-12-08 Spreckels Theatre, San Diego, CA 0 1 Catapult -> Lizards
1994-12-10 Civic Auditorium, Santa Monica, CA 2 2 *** Maze
1994-12-28 Civic Center, Philadelphia, PA 1 1 Mound > Julius
1994-12-30 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 2 1 Sparkle Stash
1994-12-31 Boston Garden, Boston, MA 1 e *** Auld Lang Syne
1995-06-08 The Delta Center, Salt Lake City, UT 3 2 *** Rift
1995-06-14 Mud Island Amphitheater, Memphis, TN 4 e *** Rocky TopA cappella ending. Jump Monk tease.
1995-06-19 Deer Creek Music Center, Noblesville, IN 4 2 *** Bowie
1995-06-23 Waterloo Village, Stanhope, NJ 3 1 *** CDT
1995-06-29 Jones Beach Amphitheater, Wantagh, NY 5 1 Rift > SOAMelt
1995-07-03 Summer Stage at Sugarbush, North Fayston, VT 4 e *** Amazing Grace
1995-10-02 Seattle Center Arena, Seattle, WA 5 2 Llama Keyboard Army
1995-10-15 Austin Music Hall, Austin, TX 9 2 Julius Tweezer
1995-10-20 Five Seasons Arena, Cedar Rapids, IA 3 2 SOAMule > Maze
1995-10-27 Wing's Stadium, Kalamazoo, MI 5 2 Poor Heart > McGrupp
1995-11-09 The Fox Theatre, Atlanta, GA 4 1 PYITE Reba
1995-11-16 West Palm Beach Auditorium, West Palm Beach, FL 6 1 Ya Mar Timber
1995-11-21 Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Winston-Salem, NC 3 2 *** BowieMaze, David Bowie, Possum, and A Day in the Life teases.
1995-11-29 Municipal Auditorium, Nashville, TN 5 2 Sparkle > Possum
1995-12-02 New Haven Veterans Memorial Coliseum, New Haven, CT 3 2 Maze > Faht
1995-12-08 CSU Convocation Center, Cleveland, OH 4 1 Poor Heart > Runaway Jim
1995-12-12 Providence Civic Center, Providence, RI 3 2 Lizards > Runaway Jim
1995-12-16 Olympic Center, Lake Placid, NY 3 2 Mike's > Weekapaug
1995-12-30 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 4 1 Bowie It's Ice
1996-07-21 The Forum, Nüremberg, Germany 17 2 Antelope > Caspian
1996-08-02 Wolf Mountain Amphitheatre, Park City, UT 5 2 Runaway Jim > Taste
1996-08-06 Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, CO 3 1 Suzy > Theme
1996-08-12 Deer Creek Music Center, Noblesville, IN 3 2 Sparkle > Caspian
1996-08-16 Plattsburgh Air Force Base, Plattsburgh, NY 3 2 Mike's -> Contact
1996-10-16 Olympic Center, Lake Placid, NY 2 2 Train Song Swept Away
1996-10-21 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 4 2 Life on Mars? Horse
1996-10-31 The Omni, Atlanta, GA 3 3 Maze Swept AwayKarl Perazzo on percussion. Mama Told Me Not to Come tease.
1996-11-08 Assembly Hall, University of Illinois, Champaign, IL 5 2 Bouncin' > Loving CupCecilia tease.
1996-11-18 Mid-South Coliseum, Memphis, TN 7 2 2001 > Swept Away
1996-11-23 Pacific Coliseum, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada 3 2 Mike's -> Makisupa
1996-11-29 The Cow Palace, Daly City, CA 3 2 Wilson > Sparks
1996-12-01 Pauley Pavilion, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 2 2 Sparkle > ADITL
1996-12-06 The Aladdin Theatre, Las Vegas, NV 3 2 Mike's > Jam
1996-12-31 FleetCenter, Boston, MA 4 2 Sparkle > Swept Away
1997-02-16 Alter Wartesaal, Cologne, Germany 3 2 Sparkle > Circus
1997-02-22 Teatro Olimpico, Rome, Italy 5 2 Sparkle > JJLC
1997-07-02 Paradiso, Amsterdam, Netherlands 20 1 Mike's > Maze
1997-07-22 Walnut Creek Amphitheater, Raleigh, NC 8 2 Mike's > Hydrogen
1997-08-03 Gorge Amphitheatre, George, WA 8 2 Julius > Fluffhead
1997-08-09 Alpine Valley Music Theatre, East Troy, WI 3 2 Ain't Love Funny -> Swept Away
1997-11-16 McNichols Arena, Denver, CO 4 2 Timber -> Wilson
1997-11-29 Worcester Centrum Centre, Worcester, MA 8 1 Foam TMWSIY
1997-12-28 USAir Arena, Landover, MD 4 2 Axilla > Ghost
1998-04-02 Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, NY 4 2 PYITE > BOAF
1998-07-02 The Grey Hall, Freetown Christiania, Copenhagen, Denmark 6 e *** ***
1998-07-10 Zeleste, Barcelona, Spain 6 2 Mike's > Weekapaug
1998-07-15 Portland Meadows, Portland, OR 1 2 LxL -> TweezerGlide tease.
1998-07-21 Desert Sky Pavilion, Phoenix, AZ 5 2 Mike's -> Bittersweet Motel
1998-07-26 Starplex Amphitheatre, Dallas, TX 3 2 Albuquerque > Bold As Love
1998-08-07 Walnut Creek Amphitheater, Raleigh, NC 8 2 Mike's > Albuquerque
1998-08-12 Vernon Downs, Vernon, NY 4 2 Mike's > Rift
1998-08-15 Loring Commerce Center at Loring Air Force Base, Limestone, ME 1 1 Mike's > Beauty of My Dreams
1998-10-29 Greek Theatre, Los Angeles, CA 7 2 Walk Away > Albuquerque
1998-11-06 Kohl Center, Madison, WI 5 2 Funky Bitch Caspian
1998-11-11 Van Andel Arena, Grand Rapids, MI 4 2 Halley's > Walk Away
1998-11-15 Murphy Center, Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN 3 2 Mike's > Velvet Sea
1998-11-29 Worcester Centrum Centre, Worcester, MA 5 2 Roses > Makisupa
1998-12-31 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 4 3 Auld Lang Syne -> HoodMagilla tease.
1999-06-30 Sandstone Amphitheatre, Bonner Springs, KS 1 2 BOAF > Swept Away
1999-07-08 Virginia Beach Amphitheater, Virginia Beach, VA 5 2 Tube > *** Ended akin to Coil, with each member of the band leaving the stage until only Page was left. Magilla tease.
1999-07-16 PNC Bank Arts Center, Holmdel, NJ 6 2 Weekapaug Guyute
1999-07-21 Star Lake Amphitheatre, Burgettstown, PA 4 2 Mike's > My Left ToeMagilla tease.
1999-07-31 Naeba Ski Resort, Niigata, Japan 7 e Brian and Robert ***
1999-09-14 Boise State University Pavilion, Boise, ID 6 e *** Hello My Baby
1999-09-22 Pan American Center, Las Cruces, NM 6 2 Mike's > Train Song
1999-10-09 Pepsi Arena, Albany, NY 12 2 Velvet Sea Loving Cup
1999-12-04 Firstar Center, Cincinnati, OH 4 1 Heavy Things Ya Mar
1999-12-07 Cumberland County Civic Center, Portland, ME 2 2 Gin > FreeBathtub Gin tease.
1999-12-11 First Union Spectrum, Philadelphia, PA 3 1 Mike's > Hydrogen
1999-12-18 Hampton Coliseum, Hampton, VA 6 2 Mike's > Weekapaug
1999-12-30 Big Cypress Seminole Indian Reservation, Big Cypress, FL 1 3 Mike's > Hydrogen
2000-05-23 Roseland Ballroom, New York, NY 6 1 Mike's > It's Ice
2000-06-13 Club Quattro, Naka-ku, Nagoya, Japan 4 1 Mike's > Weekapaug
2000-07-07 Star Lake Amphitheatre, Burgettstown, PA 15 2 Mike's > WeekapaugMagilla tease.
2000-09-20 Riverbend Music Center, Cincinnati, OH 16 1 Mike's > TMWSIY
2000-09-30 Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas, NV 7 1 Mike's > Saw It Again
2003-01-02 Hampton Coliseum, Hampton, VA 7 2 46 Days > My Friend
2003-07-09 Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountain View, CA 10 1 YEM -> Mist
2003-11-29 Wachovia Spectrum, Philadelphia, PA 20 2 Twist -> Taste
2003-12-31 American Airlines Arena, Miami, FL 6 3 Runaway Jim > Reba
2004-04-17 Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas, NV 3 2 Caspian -> Friday
2004-06-24 Verizon Wireless Music Center, Noblesville, IN 7 2 Caspian > WotC
2004-08-15 Newport State Airport, Coventry, VT 8 3 Seven Below -> Piper
2009-06-02 Nikon at Jones Beach Theater, Wantagh, NY 5 2 Mike's > Wolfman's
2009-08-05 Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountain View, CA 18 2 Mike's > Weekapaug
2009-11-24 Wachovia Center, Philadelphia, PA 15 2 Mike's > Slave
2009-12-31 American Airlines Arena, Miami, FL 12 2 Piper > Theme
2010-06-15 nTelos Pavilion, Portsmouth, VA 4 2 2001 > Joy
2010-06-29 CMAC Performing Arts Center, Canandaigua, NY 10 2 Mike's > I Am the Walrus
2010-08-06 William Randolph Hearst Greek Theatre, Berkeley, CA 6 2 Mike's > BDTNL
2010-08-17 Nikon at Jones Beach Theater, Wantagh, NY 8 2 Mike's > BDTNL
2010-10-10 1stBank Center, Broomfield, CO 3 2 Mike's > Ghost
2010-10-26 Verizon Wireless Arena, Manchester, NH 10 2 Mike's > MakisupaMagilla tease.
2011-01-01 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 8 2 Twist > Sneakin' Sally
2011-05-29 Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, Bethel, NY 3 2 Mike's > Weekapaug
2011-07-01 Watkins Glen International, Watkins Glen, NY 16 2 Mike's > BugBug and Third Stone From the Sun teases.
2011-09-02 Dick's Sporting Goods Park, Commerce City, CO 12 2 Sand > Steam
2011-12-29 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 5 2 C&P > Lifeboy
2012-06-15 Bader Field, Atlantic City, NJ 6 1 Stash Wedge
2012-06-19 nTelos Pavilion, Portsmouth, VA 3 1 Party Time Axilla
2012-06-23 First Niagara Pavilion, Burgettstown, PA 3 2 Mike's > Light
2012-08-18 Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, CA 13 2 Mike's > BDTNL
2013-07-13 Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia, MD 21 2 Mike's > Weekapaug
2013-10-26 DCU Center, Worcester, MA 25 1 Stash Bowie
2013-12-30 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 8 2 Weekapaug > HoodThe Line, Fuego, and Magilla teases.
2014-07-01 Xfinity Center, Mansfield, MA 4 2 Mike's > FreeMagilla tease.
2014-07-27 Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia, MD 16 2 Tweezer -> Tweezer
"Simple" was teased at the following shows:
Show Date Artist Song (Tease Type) Venue
1993-05-01Phish Mike's Song (Tease) Tower Theatre, Upper Darby, PA
1994-06-17Phish I Am Hydrogen (Quote) Eagles Ballroom, Milwaukee, WI
1994-06-17Phish Harpua (Quote) Eagles Ballroom, Milwaukee, WI
1994-07-10Phish Mike's Song (Tease) Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, NY
1994-10-26Phish You Enjoy Myself (Tease) Varsity Gym, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC
1996-08-06Phish Suzy Greenberg (Tease) Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, CO
1997-08-17Phish Tweezer (Tease) Loring Commerce Center at Loring Air Force Base, Limestone, ME
1998-10-31Phish Mike's Song (Tease) Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas, NV
2004-04-17Phish Wolfman's Brother (Tease) Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas, NV
2012-06-15Phish David Bowie (Tease) Bader Field, Atlantic City, NJ

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