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Performances Song History Lyrics

Strange Design has not been seen in 32 Phish shows.
It was played at 3.6% of live shows.
There have been 804 shows since the live debut.
Strange Design has been played, on average, once every 28 shows.
Since its debut, Strange Design has been played, on average, every 13 shows.
It was played 61 time(s) at the following show(s):

Show Date Venue Gap Set Song Before Song After Notes Comments
1995-05-16 Lowell Memorial Auditorium, Lowell, MA 936 1 Spock's Brain RebaDebut.  (0)
1995-06-07 Boise State University Pavilion, Boise, ID 1 1 Taste Stash (0)
1995-06-09 Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, CO 2 1 Divided Oh Kee Pa (0)
1995-06-13 Riverport Amphitheater, Maryland Heights, MO 2 1 Stash Taste (0)
1995-06-15 Lakewood Amphitheatre, Atlanta, GA 2 2 Bowie Theme (0)
1995-06-19 Deer Creek Music Center, Noblesville, IN 3 1 Reba Rift (0)
1995-06-22 Finger Lakes Performing Arts Center, Canandaigua, NY 2 1 It's Ice Maze (0)
1995-06-26 Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, NY 4 2 YEM Antelope (0)
1995-06-29 Jones Beach Amphitheater, Wantagh, NY 2 2 Bowie YEM (0)
1995-07-01 Great Woods Center for the Performing Arts, Mansfield, MA 2 2 Stash > Acoustic Army (0)
1995-07-03 Summer Stage at Sugarbush, North Fayston, VT 2 1 Maze Free (0)
1995-09-27 Cal Expo Amphitheater, Sacramento, CA 1 1 Fog That Surrounds CDT (0)
1995-09-29 Greek Theatre, Los Angeles, CA 2 1 Divided CTB (0)
1995-10-05 Memorial Coliseum, Portland, OR 4 1 CTB Divided (0)
1995-10-07 Spokane Opera House, Spokane, WA 2 2 SOAMelt It's Ice (0)
1995-10-15 Austin Music Hall, Austin, TX 5 1 Foam I'm Blue, I'm Lonesome (0)
1995-10-17 State Palace Theatre, New Orleans, LA 1 1 Free Amazing Grace (0)
1995-10-21 Pershing Auditorium, Lincoln, NE 3 1 Lizards Acoustic Army (0)
1995-10-25 Civic Center Arena, St. Paul, MN 3 1 Free My Long Journey Home (0)
1995-10-28 The Palace of Auburn Hills, Auburn Hills, MI 2 2 YEM Frankenstein (0)
1995-11-10 The Fox Theatre, Atlanta, GA 4 2 YEM Sparkle (0)
1995-11-14 University of Central Florida Arena, Orlando, FL 3 2 Stash YEM (0)
1995-11-19 Charlotte Coliseum, Charlotte, NC 4 1 Stash It's Ice (0)
1995-11-22 USAir Arena, Landover, MD 2 2 YEM *** (0)
1995-11-25 Hampton Coliseum, Hampton, VA 2 2 I'm Blue, I'm Lonesome Weekapaug (0)
1995-11-30 Ervin J. Nutter Center, Wright State University, Dayton, OH 3 2 Free Amazing Grace (0)
1995-12-07 Niagara Falls Convention Center, Niagara Falls, NY 5 2 SOAMelt Taste That Surrounds (0)
1995-12-31 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 12 2 Runaway Jim Hello My Baby (0)
1996-08-05 Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, CO 23 2 Train Song Amazing GracePage on a smaller piano, Trey on acoustic guitar, Mike on acoustic bass, and Fish on a smaller drum set.  (0)
1996-08-13 Deer Creek Music Center, Noblesville, IN 5 2 Train Song Sweet AdelinePerformed on acoustic mini-stage.  (0)
1996-08-16 Plattsburgh Air Force Base, Plattsburgh, NY 2 2 Train Song Hello My BabyAcoustic mini-stage.  (0)
1996-10-18 Civic Arena, Pittsburgh, PA 4 1 Stash Divided (0)
1996-10-25 Hampton Coliseum, Hampton, VA 5 2 Free Hood (0)
1996-11-24 Memorial Coliseum, Portland, OR 20 1 Character Zero Taste (0)
1996-12-28 CoreStates Spectrum, Philadelphia, PA 8 2 Mike's -> Weekapaug (0)
1997-07-02 Paradiso, Amsterdam, Netherlands 31 1 Maze Ginseng (0)
1997-11-29 Worcester Centrum Centre, Worcester, MA 36 2 Runaway Jim > Hood (0)
1997-12-13 Pepsi Arena, Albany, NY 10 1 Ginseng Sample (0)
1998-08-03 Deer Creek Music Center, Noblesville, IN 32 1 Moma Character Zero (0)
1998-08-15 Loring Commerce Centre, Limestone, ME 7 3 Bowie LxL (0)
1999-07-23 Polaris Amphitheater, Columbus, OH 49 1 Bowie Possum (0)
1999-09-21 Pima County Fairgrounds, Tucson, AZ 17 2 Bug Vultures (0)
1999-12-12 Hartford Civic Center, Hartford, CT 23 1 Bag Divided (0)
2000-06-24 Lakewood Amphitheatre, Atlanta, GA 22 1 Tweezer Cavern (0)
2002-12-31 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 38 3 Taste WotC (0)
2003-07-17 Verizon Wireless Amphitheater Kansas City, Bonner Springs, KS 23 1 Pebbles and Marbles BOTT (0)
2003-11-29 Wachovia Spectrum, Philadelphia, PA 15 2 Bowie Character Zero (0)
2003-12-30 American Airlines Arena, Miami, FL 5 1 Cities SOAMule (0)
2004-04-16 Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas, NV 3 1 Possum Gumbo (0)
2009-06-07 Susquehanna Bank Center, Camden, NJ 25 1 Wedge Tube (0)
2009-08-15 Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia, MD 20 1 STFTFP TTE (0)
2009-11-01 Empire Polo Club, Indio, CA 4 1 Invisible MistAcoustic.  (0)
2009-11-21 U.S. Bank Arena, Cincinnati, OH 3 1 Torn and Frayed Ginseng (0)
2010-07-03 Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre at Encore Park, Alpharetta, GA 31 1 STFTFP Sanity (0)
2010-10-10 1stBank Center, Broomfield, CO 14 2 Slave Julius (0)
2011-09-02 Dick's Sporting Goods Park, Commerce City, CO 49 1 Susskind Hotel Stash (0)
2012-06-29 Klipsch Music Center, Noblesville, IN 20 1 BBFCFM BOAF (0)
2013-07-20 FirstMerit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island, Chicago, IL 36 3 BOAF Ocelot (0)
2014-07-03 Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, NY 33 1 Yarmouth Road Devotion To a Dream (0)
2014-10-17 Matthew Knight Arena, Eugene, OR 24 1 Sample 555 (0)
2014-10-29 Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, CA 8 1 Yarmouth Road Taste (0)
Strange Design was also performed the following 38 times:
Show Date Artist Venue Notes
1999-05-10Trey Anastasio Band Thomas Wolfe Auditorium, Asheville, NCTrey solo acoustic; TAB debut.
2001-02-24Trey Anastasio Band Tower Theatre, Upper Darby, PATrey solo acoustic.
2001-02-28Trey Anastasio Band Landmark Theater, Richmond, VA
2001-03-31Amfibian Higher Ground, Winooski, VTTrey on acoustic guitar and vocals, Tom Marshall on vocals.
2003-04-09Vida Blue The Vic Theatre, Chicago, ILPage solo on upright acoustic piano.
2003-04-10Vida Blue PromoWest Pavilion, Columbus, OHPage solo on upright acoustic piano.
2003-04-11Vida Blue Electric Factory, Philadelphia, PADuet with Page on upright acoustic piano and Mike on bass.
2003-04-13Vida Blue Toad's Place, New Haven, CTPage solo on upright acoustic piano.
2004-01-04Vida Blue and The Spam Allstars Jannus Landing, St. Petersburg, FLPage solo on upright acoustic piano.
2004-01-10Vida Blue and The Spam Allstars Roseland Ballroom, New York, NYPage solo on upright acoustic piano.
2004-01-12Vida Blue and The Spam Allstars Higher Ground, Winooski, VTPage solo on upright acoustic piano.
2005-08-10Trey Anastasio Band FirstMerit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island, Chicago, ILTrey solo acoustic.
2005-11-03Trey Anastasio Band Orphem Theatre, Madison, WITrey solo acoustic.
2005-11-08Trey Anastasio Band Roseland Ballroom, New York, NYTrey (on acoustic) and Page (on piano) only.
2007-04-04Page McConnell The Gramercy Theatre, New York, NYPage solo on piano.
2007-05-30Page McConnell Higher Ground, South Burlington, VTPage solo on piano.
2007-06-02Page McConnell Theatre of the Living Arts, Philadelphia, PAPage solo on piano.
2007-06-05Page McConnell 9:30 Club, Washington, DCPage solo on piano.
2007-06-07Page McConnell Variety Playhouse, Atlanta, GAPage solo on piano.
2007-06-12Page McConnell The Majestic, Detroit, MIPage solo on piano.
2007-06-13Page McConnell The Vic Theatre, Chicago, ILPage solo on piano.
2007-06-14Page McConnell Pantages Theater, Minneapolis, MNPage solo on piano.
2007-07-06Page McConnell House of Blues, San Diego, CAPage solo on piano.
2007-07-07Page McConnell House of Blues, West Hollywood, CAPage solo on piano.
2007-07-08Page McConnell High Sierra Music Festival, Quincy, CA
2007-07-10Page McConnell The Fillmore, San Francisco, CAPage solo on piano.
2007-07-11Page McConnell Aladdin Theatre, Portland, ORPage solo on piano.
2007-07-12Page McConnell Neumo's, Seattle, WAPage solo on piano.
2007-07-16Page McConnell The Fox Theatre, Boulder, COPage solo on piano.
2008-10-25Trey Anastasio Band The National, Richmond, VATrey solo acoustic.
2010-02-16Trey Anastasio Band Terminal 5, New York, NYTrey solo acoustic.
2010-02-28Trey Anastasio Band Tennessee Theatre, Knoxville, TNTrey solo acoustic.
2010-11-18Trey Anastasio and the Scorchio Quintet Richardson Auditorium, Princeton University, Princeton, NJTrey on acoustic; Tom Marshall on additional vocals.
2011-02-20Trey Anastasio Band House of Blues, Boston, MATrey solo acoustic.
2011-02-23Trey Anastasio Band Electric Factory, Philadelphia, PATrey solo acoustic.
2011-02-26Trey Anastasio Band Lifestyle Communities Pavilion, Columbus, OHTrey solo acoustic.
2011-03-01Trey Anastasio Band The Ogden Theatre, Denver, COTrey solo acoustic.
2011-03-05Trey Anastasio Band The Fox Theater, Oakland, CATrey solo acoustic.
"Strange Design" was performed on the following dates that do not count for statistical purposes:
Show Date Venue Gap Set Song Before Song After Notes
1995-05-14 Fish's House, Burlington, VT --- 1 Free Glide II (0)

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