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Sleeping Monkey was played in the most recent Phish show.
It was played at 5% of live shows.
There have been 1197 shows since the live debut.
Sleeping Monkey has been played, on average, once every 20 shows.
Since its debut, Sleeping Monkey has been played, on average, every 14 shows.
It was played 86 time(s) at the following show(s):

Show Date Venue Gap Set Song Before Song After Notes Comments
1992-03-06 The Music Hall, Portsmouth, NH 580 e *** *** Debut.  (0)
1992-03-11 The Colonial Theatre, Keene, NH 2 e Carolina *** (0)
1992-03-14 Roseland Ballroom, New York, NY 3 e *** GTBTJohn Popper on harmonica.  (0)
1992-03-19 Palace Theatre, New Haven, CT 2 e *** Rocky Top (0)
1992-03-25 Trax, Charlottesville, VA 5 e *** Tweeprise (0)
1992-03-26 Ziggy's, Winston-Salem, NC 1 e *** CDT (0)
1992-03-30 Mississippi Nights, St. Louis, MO 3 e *** Oh Kee Pa (0)
1992-04-04 Balch Fieldhouse, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 4 e *** Tweeprise (0)
1992-04-08 El Rey Theater, Albuquerque, NM 4 e *** Rocky Top (0)
1992-04-16 Anaconda Theatre, Isla Vista, CA 4 e *** *** (0)
1992-04-19 The Catalyst, Santa Cruz, CA 3 e *** Cavern (0)
1992-04-23 Oz Nightclub, Seattle, WA 3 e *** Tweeprise (0)
1992-05-02 Cabaret Metro, Chicago, IL 6 e *** BBFCFM (0)
1992-05-07 The Agora Theatre, Cleveland, OH 4 e Sweet Adeline Rocky Top (0)
1992-05-14 The Capitol Theatre, Port Chester, NY 5 e *** Rocky Top (0)
1992-07-14 The Boathouse, Norfolk, VA 17 e *** *** (0)
1992-11-23 Broome County Forum, Binghamton, NY 35 e *** Rocky Top (0)
1992-12-08 Barrymore Theatre, Madison, WI 12 2 BBJ *** (0)
1993-02-20 Roxy Theatre, Atlanta, GA 23 e *** *** (0)
1993-02-27 Florida Theatre, Gainesville, FL 6 e *** Amazing Grace (0)
1993-03-21 Ventura Theatre, Ventura, CA 14 e *** Sweet Adeline (0)
1993-05-02 Tower Theatre, Upper Darby, PA 31 e *** Amazing Grace (0)
1993-08-02 Ritz Theatre, Tampa, FL 22 e *** Amazing Grace (0)
1994-04-30 The Edge Night Club, Orlando, FL 45 e *** Highway to Hell (0)
1994-05-22 Vogue Theatre, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada 16 e *** *** (0)
1994-05-25 Warfield Theatre, San Francisco, CA 2 e *** Tweeprise (0)
1994-06-10 Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, CO 6 e *** Rocky Top (0)
1994-06-17 Eagles Ballroom, Milwaukee, WI 5 e *** Rocky Top (0)
1994-06-30 Classic Amphitheater, Richmond, VA 10 e *** Poor Heart (0)
1994-07-09 Great Woods Center for the Performing Arts, Mansfield, MA 7 e *** Tweeprise (0)
1994-07-15 Jones Beach Amphitheater, Wantagh, NY 4 e *** Rocky Top (0)
1994-10-09 A. J. Palumbo Center, Pittsburgh, PA 4 e *** Poor Heart (0)
1994-10-21 Sunrise Musical Theatre, Sunrise, FL 9 2 Weekapaug Curtain (0)
1994-10-31 Glens Falls Civic Center, Glens Falls, NY 1 3 Rift > Poor Heart (0)
1994-11-17 Hara Arena, Dayton, OH 8 2 Bowie Sparkle (0)
1994-11-28 Field House, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT 8 2 Tweezer > Julius (0)
1994-12-01 Salem Armory, Salem, OR 2 e *** Tweeprise (0)
1994-12-04 Acker Gym, Chico State University, Chico, CA 3 e *** Rocky Top (0)
1994-12-29 Providence Civic Center, Providence, RI 7 e My Long Journey Home *** (0)
1995-06-26 Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, NY 19 e *** Rocky Top (0)
1995-07-02 Summer Stage at Sugarbush, North Fayston, VT 5 2 Ha Ha Ha > Acoustic Army (0)
1995-10-20 Five Seasons Arena, Cedar Rapids, IA 18 e *** Rocky Top (0)
1995-10-24 Dane County Coliseum, Madison, WI 3 2 YEM -> AntelopeStarted a cappella.  (0)
1995-11-11 The Fox Theatre, Atlanta, GA 8 2 Fluffhead Frankenstein (0)
1995-12-07 Niagara Falls Convention Center, Niagara Falls, NY 18 2 Julius Sparkle (0)
1996-08-13 Deer Creek Music Center, Noblesville, IN 40 e *** Rocky Top (0)
1996-11-15 Kiel Center, St. Louis, MO 25 2 Mike's Mean Mr. Mustard (0)
1997-02-17 Paradiso, Amsterdam, Netherlands 21 e *** Rocky Top (0)
1997-08-13 Star Lake Amphitheatre, Burgettstown, PA 46 2 Izabella McGrupp (0)
1997-12-06 The Palace of Auburn Hills, Auburn Hills, MI 19 2 Piper Tweeprise (0)
1997-12-30 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 8 2 My Soul > Guyute (0)
1998-04-02 Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, NY 2 2 Twist > Rocky Top (0)
1998-07-08 Zeleste, Barcelona, AZ 10 2 Piper GhostˇOlé Olé Olé! chant from Trey. Olé, Olé, Olé quote. (0)
1998-07-21 Desert Sky Pavilion, Phoenix, AZ 8 e *** Rocky Top (0)
1998-08-12 Vernon Downs, Vernon, NY 15 2 Loving Cup > Weekapaug (0)
1998-10-31 Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas, NV 10 e *** Tweeprise (0)
1999-07-04 Lakewood Amphitheatre, Atlanta, GA 27 2 Mike's > Weekapaug (0)
1999-09-25 Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, The Woodlands, TX 33 1 On Your Way Down Wilson (0)
1999-12-18 Hampton Coliseum, Hampton, VA 25 e Ya Mar *** (0)
2000-05-23 Roseland Ballroom, New York, NY 7 1 Taste *** (0)
2000-06-30 Meadows Music Theatre, Hartford, CT 14 2 Farmhouse > Bowie (0)
2000-09-23 Allstate Arena, Rosemont, IL 23 e *** Tweeprise (0)
2003-07-15 USANA Amphitheatre, West Valley City, UT 33 e *** *** (0)
2003-12-28 American Airlines Arena, Miami, FL 19 e *** Loving Cup (0)
2009-06-19 Verizon Wireless Music Center, Noblesville, IN 37 e *** Tweeprise (0)
2009-08-01 Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, CO 5 e *** First Tube (0)
2009-11-21 U.S. Bank Arena, Cincinnati, OH 15 e *** Axilla (0)
2009-12-29 American Airlines Arena, Miami, FL 12 e *** Tweeprise (0)
2010-06-18 The Comcast Theatre, Hartford, CT 8 e *** TweepriseCrowd sang part of the song.  (0)
2010-07-03 Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre at Encore Park, Alpharetta, GA 11 e *** Tweeprise (0)
2010-10-11 1stBank Center, Broomfield, CO 15 e *** Tweeprise (0)
2010-10-30 Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, NJ 11 e *** Tweeprise (0)
2011-07-02 Watkins Glen International, Watkins Glen, NY 26 4 Storage Jam > *** Page on theremin.  (0)
2011-09-03 Dick's Sporting Goods Park, Commerce City, CO 12 e *** Tweeprise (0)
2012-06-20 nTelos Pavilion, Portsmouth, VA 14 e *** Tweeprise (0)
2012-07-04 Nikon at Jones Beach Theater, Wantagh, NY 9 e *** TweepriseLyrics changed to "Why'd you tuck my monkey on a train."  (0)
2012-09-01 Dick's Sporting Goods Park, Commerce City, CO 15 e *** Tweeprise (0)
2013-07-12 Nikon at Jones Beach Theater, Wantagh, NY 11 e *** TweepriseDedicated by Page to people affected by Hurricane Sandy. Alternate lyric by Fish: "my sleeping monkey is redeemed."  (0)
2013-11-02 Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, NJ 31 e *** Tweeprise (0)
2014-10-17 Matthew Knight Arena, Eugene, OR 32 e Wingsuit Quinn (0)
2015-01-02 American Airlines Arena, Miami, FL 14 e *** Rocky Top (0)
2015-08-15 Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia, MD 19 e *** Tweeprise (0)
2015-09-05 Dick's Sporting Goods Park, Commerce City, CO 6 e *** Hood (0)
2016-07-01 Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, NY 15 2 MSO 2001My Sweet One and Say My Name quotes. (0)
2016-07-23 Sleep Train Amphitheatre, Chula Vista, CA 13 e *** Tweeprise (0)
"Sleeping Monkey" 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 Rift Mound (0)
"Sleeping Monkey" was teased at the following shows:
Show Date Artist Song (Tease Type) Venue
2012-06-20Phish Tweezer Reprise (Quote) nTelos Pavilion, Portsmouth, VA
2015-08-15Phish Tweezer Reprise (Quote) Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia, MD
2015-08-16Phish You Enjoy Myself (Quote) Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia, MD
2016-07-02Phish Back on the Train (Quote) Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, NY

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