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Performances Song History Lyrics

The Curtain has not been seen in 88 Phish shows.
It was played at 7.15% of live shows.
There have been 1637 shows since the live debut.
The Curtain has been played, on average, once every 14 shows.
Since its debut, The Curtain has been played, on average, every 14 shows.
It was played 119 time(s) at the following show(s):

Show Date Venue Gap Set Song Before Song After Notes
1988-02-24 Gallagher's, Waitsfield, VT 97 1 Fluffhead YEMFirst known Curtain without "With." 
1988-02-26 Living and Learning Center, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 1 1 *** Suzy
1988-06-21 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 35 1 Suzy > Lizards
1988-08-04 The Roma, Telluride, CO 15 2 Camel Walk Wilson
1988-09-24 Humphries House (The Zoo), Amherst College, Amherst, MA 22 3 Fluffhead Bag
1989-02-06 The Front, Burlington, VT 23 1 Suzy Wilson
1989-02-18 Old Stone Church, Newmarket, NH 5 1 Divided IDK
1989-02-24 The Front, Burlington, VT 2 1 TMWSIY Foam
1989-03-03 Living and Learning Center, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 3 1 Bag Antelope
1989-03-14 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 5 1 *** Ya Mar
1989-06-30 Pearl Street Ballroom, Northampton, MA 44 2 Bag > Slave
1989-11-02 Memorial Union Building, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH 35 1 Fee > Reba
1989-11-09 Mission Park Dining Hall, Williams College, Williamstown, MA 3 1 Ya Mar MSO
1989-12-16 Contois Auditorium, City Hall, Burlington, VT 15 1 *** Bag
1990-03-09 The Front, Burlington, VT 36 2 Bag > Dog Log
1990-04-18 Herman's Hideaway, Denver, CO 19 1 Uncle Pen Foam
1990-10-05 Skidmore Gymnasium, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY 52 2 Golgi > Ya Mar
1990-11-04 Fort Ram, Fort Collins, CO 21 1 Bag > Bouncin'
1991-02-15 The Colonial Theatre, Keene, NH 27 1 *** Wilson
1991-02-19 The Bayou, Washington, DC 2 1 Llama Golgi
1991-03-16 Ten Mile Room, Breckenridge, CO 16 1 Gin Rocky Top
1991-03-23 The Inferno, Steamboat Springs, CO 3 1 IDK Possum
1991-04-04 WOW Hall, Eugene, OR 7 2 *** Runaway Jim
1991-04-19 Nietzsche’s, Buffalo, NY 9 2 Fee Golgi
1991-04-22 Billings Lounge, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 3 1 *** Runaway Jim
1991-04-25 Field House, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH 1 1 Runaway Jim Cavern
1991-04-27 The Capitol Theatre, Port Chester, NY 2 2 *** Possum
1991-05-03 Somerville Theatre, Somerville, MA 2 2 Bag > Sloth
1991-05-09 Portland Performing Arts Center, Portland, ME 2 2 MSO Fluffhead
1991-05-12 The Front, Burlington, VT 3 2 Poor Heart > Golgi
1991-05-18 The Marquee, New York, NY 3 2 Suzy > Stash
1991-07-13 Berkshire Performing Arts Center, Lenox, MA 4 1 *** Runaway Jim
1991-08-03 Larrabee Farm, a.k.a. Amy’s Farm, Auburn, ME 12 2 *** Reba
1991-10-11 Backstage, Seattle, WA 13 2 *** Cavern
1991-10-17 Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, CA 4 2 *** Oh Kee Pa
1991-10-28 Elk Ballroom, Telluride, CO 7 1 *** Runaway Jim
1991-11-02 Lory Student Center Theatre, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 4 1 Suzy Llama
1991-11-09 Variety Playhouse, Atlanta, GA 4 1 *** Runaway Jim
1991-11-15 Trax, Charlottesville, VA 5 1 Cavern SOAMelt
1991-11-23 Alumni Hall, Barre, VT 6 2 *** Mike's
1991-12-07 The Music Hall, Portsmouth, NH 6 1 Stash Cavern
1992-03-13 Campus Club, Providence, RI 6 1 *** SOAMelt
1992-03-24 Flood Zone, Richmond, VA 7 2 *** Mike's
1992-04-03 Sawatch Hall, Park Hyatt Beaver Creek, Avon, CO 8 2 *** Sloth
1992-04-19 The Catalyst, Santa Cruz, CA 12 2 *** Mike's
1992-04-23 Oz Nightclub, Seattle, WA 3 1 Cavern > SOAMelt
1992-04-30 Barrymore Theatre, Madison, WI 4 1 *** SOAMelt
1992-05-05 Bogart's, Cincinnati, OH 4 1 Golgi Sparkle
1992-05-08 The Riviera Theatre, North Tonawanda, NY 3 1 *** Cavern
1992-05-17 Achilles Rink, Union College, Schenectady, NY 7 2 *** Possum
1992-07-01 Ancienne Belgique, Brussels, Belgium 8 1 *** Cavern
1992-07-14 The Boathouse, Norfolk, VA 6 2 *** Tweezer
1992-11-21 Pritchard Gym, SB Sports Complex, SUNY Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY 33 2 Carolina Mike's
1992-12-01 Livingston Gymnasium, Denison University, Granville, OH 7 2 Axilla > CDT
1992-12-06 The Vic Theatre, Chicago, IL 5 2 Suzy > Stash
1992-12-12 The Spectrum, Toronto, Ontario, Canada 5 2 Glide Tweezer
1992-12-29 Palace Theatre, New Haven, CT 3 2 *** Tweezer
1993-02-05 Roseland Ballroom, New York, NY 5 2 *** Tweezer
1993-02-21 Roxy Theatre, Atlanta, GA 13 2 Axilla Stash
1993-02-27 Florida Theatre, Gainesville, FL 5 2 *** Stash
1993-03-03 Tipitina's, New Orleans, LA 2 2 Axilla SOAMelt
1993-03-06 Liberty Lunch, Austin, TX 2 1 Horn > SOAMelt
1993-03-16 Celebrity Theatre, Phoenix, AZ 6 2 My Friend Tweezer
1993-03-25 Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, Santa Cruz, CA 7 2 Axilla > Sample
1993-04-01 Roseland Theater, Portland, OR 6 2 Axilla > Possum
1993-04-16 The Macauley Theater, Louisville, KY 9 2 Axilla Maze
1993-04-25 Kuhl Gym, SUNY Geneseo, Geneseo, NY 8 2 Wilson > Tweezer
1993-05-03 State Theatre, New Brunswick, NJ 6 2 Bag > Tweezer
1993-08-06 Cincinnati Zoo Peacock Pavilion, Cincinnati, OH 23 1 Poor Heart > Sample
1993-12-30 Cumberland County Civic Center, Portland, ME 19 1 Weigh > Sample
1994-04-06 Concert Hall, Toronto, Ontario, Canada 4 2 *** DwD
1994-04-13 Beacon Theatre, New York, NY 5 2 Faht Sample
1994-04-25 Civic Auditorium, Knoxville, TN 11 2 *** Sample
1994-05-14 Montezuma Hall, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 14 2 *** Mike's
1994-05-25 Warfield Theatre, San Francisco, CA 8 1 *** Sample
1994-06-10 Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, CO 6 2 Axilla (Part II) > Tweezer
1994-06-16 State Theatre, Minneapolis, MN 4 1 Gumbo > Dog Faced Boy
1994-06-19 State Theater, Kalamazoo, MI 3 1 Axilla (Part II) > FEFY
1994-06-24 Murat Theatre, Indianapolis, IN 4 2 Halley's > McGrupp
1994-06-29 Walnut Creek Amphitheater, Raleigh, NC 3 1 *** Sample
1994-07-05 Congress Center, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada 5 1 Sample LTJP
1994-10-09 A. J. Palumbo Center, Pittsburgh, PA 11 1 FEFY > Dog Faced Boy
1994-10-14 McAlister Auditorium, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 4 2 *** Tweezer
1994-10-21 Sunrise Musical Theatre, Sunrise, FL 5 2 Sleeping Monkey FEFY
1994-11-04 Onondaga War Memorial Auditorium, Syracuse, NY 11 2 *** Mike's
1994-11-22 Jesse Auditorium, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 9 2 Cry Baby Cry > Blackbird
1994-12-06 UCSB Events Center, University of California-Santa Barbara, Goleta, CA 10 2 *** Sample
1995-06-17 Nissan Pavilion at Stone Ridge, Bristow, VA 18 1 Lawn Boy Stash
1995-07-02 Summer Stage at Sugarbush, North Fayston, VT 12 1 Gumbo Julius
1995-10-22 Assembly Hall, University of Illinois, Champaign, IL 20 2 Catapult Tweezer
1995-11-12 O'Connell Center, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 10 2 *** Tweezer
1995-11-19 Charlotte Coliseum, Charlotte, NC 5 2 2001 > Tweezer
1995-11-24 Civic Arena, Pittsburgh, PA 3 1 Bag > Sparkle
1995-11-30 Ervin J. Nutter Center, Wright State University, Dayton, OH 4 1 Sample > Ha Ha Ha
1995-12-07 Niagara Falls Convention Center, Niagara Falls, NY 5 1 Old Home Place > Bag
1995-12-11 Cumberland County Civic Center, Portland, ME 3 2 *** Bowie
1995-12-14 Broome County Arena, Binghamton, NY 2 2 *** Tweezer
1995-12-28 Worcester Centrum Centre, Worcester, MA 4 1 Gumbo > Julius
1996-07-07 Parco Aquatica, Milan, Italy 9 1 Bouncin' Tweezer
1996-08-06 Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, CO 18 2 *** Tweezer
1996-08-17 Plattsburgh Air Force Base, Plattsburgh, NY 7 2 *** Runaway Jim
1996-10-22 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 6 1 *** Runaway Jim
1996-11-06 Knoxville Civic Coliseum, Knoxville, TN 9 2 Wilson Mike's
1996-11-11 Van Andel Arena, Grand Rapids, MI 4 2 Gumbo Sample
1996-11-23 Pacific Coliseum, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada 8 2 *** Mike's
1996-12-01 Pauley Pavilion, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 5 1 Character Zero DwD
1997-02-20 Teatro Smeraldo, Milan, Italy 13 1 *** Tweezer
1997-11-28 Worcester Centrum Centre, Worcester, MA 57 1 *** YEM
1997-12-28 USAir Arena, Landover, MD 12 1 Cities > Sample
1998-07-31 Polaris Amphitheater, Columbus, OH 28 2 *** Free
1998-11-19 Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Winston-Salem, NC 31 1 Cities Sample
1999-07-13 Tweeter Center, Mansfield, MA 21 1 NICU Halley's
1999-09-14 Boise State University Pavilion, Boise, ID 19 1 Sloth Waste
1999-12-30 Big Cypress Seminole Indian Reservation, Big Cypress, FL 34 2 Wilson > Tweezer
2000-06-14 Drum Logos, Chuo-ku, Fukuoka, Japan 11 1 Carini Cities
2000-07-07 Star Lake Amphitheatre, Burgettstown, PA 14 1 BOTT Character Zero
2000-09-09 Pepsi Arena, Albany, NY 9 2 Jibboo > Sand
2011-07-03 Watkins Glen International, Watkins Glen, NY 202 1 Bag > Forbin's
2012-08-28 Chaifetz Arena, Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO 46 1 IDK Peaches
"The Curtain" was teased at the following shows:
Show Date Artist Song (Tease Type) Venue
1995-06-17Phish Stash (Tease) Nissan Pavilion at Stone Ridge, Bristow, VA
2010-10-23Phish Down with Disease (Tease) Mullins Center, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA

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