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Performances Song History

The Ballad of Curtis Loew has not been seen in 43 Phish shows.
It was played at 2.43% of live shows.
There have been 1700 shows since the live debut.
The Ballad of Curtis Loew has been played, on average, once every 41 shows.
Since its debut, The Ballad of Curtis Loew has been played, on average, every 41 shows.
It was played 41 time(s) at the following show(s):

Show Date Venue Gap Set Song Before Song After Notes
1987-04-29 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 63 3 McGrupp > Come On (Part One)First known Phish performance. 
1987-08-29 The Ranch, South Burlington, VT 10 1 Alumni Sneakin' Sally
1987-09-21 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 6 3 Dog Log Antelope
1987-11-19 Hunt's, Burlington, VT 8 3 Dinner and a Movie Whipping Post
1988-01-27 Gallagher's, Waitsfield, VT 4 2 Divided YEM
1988-02-07 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 2 3 Curtain With GTBT
1988-02-26 Living and Learning Center, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 5 2 Bowie Fee
1988-03-11 The Base Lodge, Stearns Hall, Johnson State College, Johnson, VT 2 2 Hood HarpuaBobby Brown on harmonica. 
1988-04-22 University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 11 1 Possum Bowie
1988-06-20 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 21 3 Possum Bowie
1988-06-24 Halverson's, Burlington, VT 3 1 YEM Fluffhead
1988-07-23 Pete's Phabulous Phish Phest, Underhill, VT 6 3 Slave GTBT
1988-07-29 The Roma, Telluride, CO 4 3 Whipping Post 'A' Train
1988-10-29 Sculpture Room, Goddard College, Plainfield, VT 27 2 Divided Mike'sBobby Brown on harmonica. 
1989-02-06 The Front, Burlington, VT 20 3 BBFCFM Forbin's
1989-05-26 Valley Club Cafe, Rutland, VT 48 3 Funky Bitch PossumTheme from Popeye and The Fishin' Hole teases.
1989-08-19 Collis Center, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 18 2 Funky Bitch Bowie
1989-10-10 The Front, Burlington, VT 18 1 *** Alumni
1990-02-09 Chameleon Club, Lancaster, PA 49 2 Foam Bowie
1990-02-16 The Paradise, Boston, MA 3 2 Possum Lizards
1990-03-08 Aiko's, Saratoga Springs, NY 11 2 Weekapaug Golgi
1990-04-13 The Inferno, Steamboat Springs, CO 18 2 Alumni Sloth
1990-04-26 Dionysus Club, The 'Sco, Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH 8 2 Sweet Adeline Mike's
1990-06-05 Cat's Cradle, Chapel Hill, NC 23 2 YEM > GTBT
1990-10-20 Solomon's, Tuscaloosa, AL 35 2 Golgi Oh Kee Pa
1990-10-27 Rhythm Room, Dallas, TX 4 2 Llama Mike's
1990-10-30 El Dorado Café, Crested Butte, CO 1 2 Llama Fluffhead
1993-03-14 Paul Wright Gym, Western State College, Gunnison, CO 302 2 Bowie YEM
1993-04-23 Cotterell Court, Reid Athletic Center, Colgate University, Hamilton, NY 29 2 Maze It's Ice
1993-08-02 Ritz Theatre, Tampa, FL 29 2 Sparks > Rift
2009-05-31 Fenway Park, Boston, MA 625 2 Free YEM
2010-06-12 Blossom Music Center, Cuyahoga Falls, OH 48 1 Stash Sample
2010-06-29 CMAC Performing Arts Center, Canandaigua, NY 12 1 Undermind Bowie
2010-08-13 Verizon Wireless Music Center, Noblesville, IN 11 1 Ocelot Wilson
2011-05-29 Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, Bethel, NY 27 1 Twenty Years Later Antelope
2011-06-18 Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion at Walnut Creek , Raleigh, NC 14 1 Divided Antelope
2011-12-28 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 18 1 Cities Stash
2012-08-22 Starlight Theatre, Kansas City, MO 28 1 Stash KDF
2013-07-26 Gorge Amphitheatre, George, WA 27 1 McGrupp > SOAMelt
2013-10-19 Hampton Coliseum, Hampton, VA 12 1 FEFY Ya Mar
2014-08-01 Amphitheater at the Wharf, Orange Beach, AL 36 1 Wolfman's Free
The Ballad of Curtis Loew was also performed the following 1 time:
Show Date Artist Venue Notes
2003-04-13Vida Blue Toad's Place, New Haven, CTPage solo on upright acoustic piano.
"The Ballad of Curtis Loew" was performed on the following dates that do not count for statistical purposes:
Show Date Venue Gap Set Song Before Song After Notes
1990-08-04 The Red Barn, Hinesburg, VT --- 1 Communication Breakdown ***
1999-12-29 Big Cypress Seminole Indian Reservation, Big Cypress, FL --- 1 Ginseng Quinn
"The Ballad of Curtis Loew" was teased at the following shows:
Show Date Artist Song (Tease Type) Venue
1988-12-10Phish (Tease) The Red Barn, Hampshire College, Amherst, MA
1992-11-20Phish (Tease) Palace Theatre, Albany, NY
2011-05-29Phish Run Like an Antelope (Tease) Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, Bethel, NY

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