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Performances Song History Lyrics

The Sloth has not been seen in 67 Phish shows.
It was played at 10.02% of live shows.
There have been 1660 shows since the live debut.
The Sloth has been played, on average, once every 10 shows.
Since its debut, The Sloth has been played, on average, every 10 shows.
It was played 166 time(s) at the following show(s):

Show Date Venue Gap Set Song Before Song After Notes
1987-08-09 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 69 2 Halley's > Light UpFirst known performance. 
1987-08-21 Ian McLean's Farm, Hebron, NY 2 2 Back Porch Boogie Blues -> ***
1988-01-27 Gallagher's, Waitsfield, VT 20 2 YEM Whipping Post
1988-02-08 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 3 3 *** Flat Fee
1988-03-12 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 7 1 Mockingbird > Possum
1988-05-24 Nectar's, Burlington, VT 24 3 Halley's > IDK
1988-06-15 The Front, Burlington, VT 4 2 Bag Contact
1988-07-23 Pete's Phabulous Phish Phest, Underhill, VT 12 1 No Dogs Allowed Fire
1988-07-29 The Roma, Telluride, CO 4 2 Dinner and a Movie IcculusTake Five tease.
1988-08-04 The Roma, Telluride, CO 3 1 Alumni 'A' Train
1988-12-02 Molly's Cafe, Boston, MA 29 1 *** Golgi
1988-12-10 The Red Barn, Hampshire College, Amherst, MA 2 2 Contact Bag
1989-01-26 The Paradise, Boston, MA 10 2 Mockingbird Possum
1989-02-07 The Front, Burlington, VT 5 1 Foam Possum
1989-02-11 Sheehan's, Northampton, MA 2 1 *** 'A' Train
1989-02-18 Old Stone Church, Newmarket, NH 2 1 *** Divided
1989-04-14 The Base Lodge, Stearns Hall, Johnson State College, Johnson, VT 19 2 Lizards Possum
1989-04-20 Humphries House (The Zoo), Amherst College, Amherst, MA 3 1 Suzy Possum
1989-04-27 Memorial Union Building, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH 3 1 Jam Divided
1989-05-03 Tent Party, Franklin & Marshall College, Lancaster, PA 5 1 YEM Contact
1989-05-06 Collis Center, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 2 1 Esther Possum
1989-05-09 The Front, Burlington, VT 3 1 Weekapaug Possum
1989-05-21 320 Spear Street, Burlington, VT 7 1 Dazed and Confused YEM
1989-05-26 Valley Club Cafe, Rutland, VT 1 1 Halley's > YEM
1989-05-28 Ian McLean's Party, Connie Condon's Farm, Hebron, NY 2 3 La Grange Jam Sneakin' Sally
1989-06-23 The Paradise, Boston, MA 7 2 *** Fluffhead
1989-07-01 Les Foufounes Électriques, Montréal, Québec, Canada 3 1 Bike Mike's
1989-08-17 The Front, Burlington, VT 4 1 McGrupp > Rocky Top
1989-10-06 The Paradise, Boston, MA 18 2 Weekapaug Golgi
1989-10-13 Clement's Brew Pub, Syracuse, NY 4 1 Slave Possum
1989-10-21 The Front, Burlington, VT 3 2 Reba La Grange
1989-10-26 The Wetlands Preserve, New York, NY 2 2 Gin > The Chase
1989-11-03 Tree Cafe, Portland, ME 4 2 Oh Kee Pa > Foam
1989-11-10 Sigma Phi House, Hamilton College, Clinton, NY 3 2 Clod > Lizards
1989-11-16 Pearl Street Ballroom, Northampton, MA 2 2 *** Bag
1990-01-20 Webster Hall, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 19 1 Carolina Gin
1990-02-16 The Paradise, Boston, MA 17 2 Bouncin' Possum
1990-02-17 Student Union Ballroom, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 1 1 Divided > Bouncin'
1990-02-24 The Bayou, Washington, DC 3 2 *** Oh Kee Pa
1990-03-09 The Front, Burlington, VT 8 1 Mockingbird > Possum
1990-03-11 The Front, Burlington, VT 2 2 'A' Train > Ya Mar
1990-04-04 Quigley's, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 8 2 Uncle Pen Lizards
1990-04-06 El Dorado Café, Crested Butte, CO 2 2 Esther > Hood
1990-04-09 Fly Me to the Moon Saloon, Telluride, CO 3 1 Ya Mar McGrupp
1990-04-13 The Inferno, Steamboat Springs, CO 2 2 Curtis Loew Hood
1990-04-18 Herman's Hideaway, Denver, CO 2 2 Fee Funky Bitch
1990-05-04 The Colonial Theatre, Keene, NH 10 2 Runaway Jim > Uncle Pen
1990-05-24 The Brewery, Raleigh, NC 12 1 *** Bouncin'
1990-05-30 The Pterodactyl Club, Charlotte, NC 3 2 Suzy Dinner and a Movie
1990-09-16 Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT 15 1 Bouncin' Landlady
1990-10-04 Field House, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH 11 1 Destiny Uncle Pen
1990-10-17 The Pterodactyl Club, Charlotte, NC 10 2 Uncle Pen Possum
1990-11-02 Glenn Miller Ballroom, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 10 1 Divided Mike's
1990-11-26 The Haunt, Ithaca, NY 11 1 Runaway Jim Reba
1990-11-30 The Colonial Theatre, Keene, NH 2 2 IDK Antelope
1991-02-02 Alumni Gymnasium, Bates College, Lewiston, ME 9 2 Mango Antelope
1991-02-07 Pickle Barrel Pub, Killington, VT 3 2 Lizards Destiny
1991-02-09 John M. Greene Hall, Smith College, Northampton, MA 2 1 Mango > TMWSIY
1991-02-15 The Colonial Theatre, Keene, NH 2 1 Mango Dinner and a Movie
1991-02-16 The Marquee, New York, NY 1 1 *** MSO
1991-02-19 The Bayou, Washington, DC 1 1 Dinner and a Movie > Runaway Jim
1991-02-27 Arnold’s Flamingo Grill, Knoxville, TN 6 2 Oh Kee Pa > Love You
1991-03-01 The Georgia Theatre, Athens, GA 2 2 Runaway Jim Possum
1991-03-07 The Gin, Oxford, MS 3 1 Landlady Runaway Jim
1991-03-13 Boulder Theater, Boulder, CO 3 2 Runaway Jim Reba
1991-03-23 The Inferno, Steamboat Springs, CO 5 1 *** Divided
1991-03-31 Berkeley Square Theatre, Berkeley, CA 4 2 Hood Coil
1991-04-05 Starry Night, Portland, OR 4 2 Lizards Dinner and a Movie
1991-04-15 The Gathering Place, Norris University Center, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 5 1 *** Ya Mar
1991-04-18 Dionysus Club, The 'Sco, Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH 2 2 Oh Kee Pa > Paul and Silas
1991-04-20 Douglass Dining Center, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 2 2 *** Ya Mar
1991-04-22 Billings Lounge, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 2 1 Runaway Jim Reba
1991-04-26 Hartman Union Activities Center, Plymouth State University, Plymouth, NH 2 1 Coil > Possum
1991-05-03 Somerville Theatre, Somerville, MA 3 2 Curtain > Landlady
1991-05-10 Page Commons Room, Student Center, Colby College, Waterville, ME 3 1 Dinner and a Movie > Landlady
1991-05-19 Salisbury School, Salisbury, CT 6 2 Dinner and a Movie > McGrupp
1991-07-14 Townshend Family Park, Townshend, VT 4 1 Mockingbird > IDK
1991-07-21 Arrowhead Ranch, Parksville, NY 5 2 Lawn Boy Esther
1991-07-25 Cat's Cradle, Chapel Hill, NC 3 1 MSO Foam
1991-08-03 Larrabee Farm, a.k.a. Amy’s Farm, Auburn, ME 3 1 Poor Heart > Divided
1991-09-29 The Agora Ballroom, Cleveland, OH 5 2 Reba Coil
1991-10-11 Backstage, Seattle, WA 8 2 Mango Poor Heart
1991-10-13 North Shore Surf Club, Olympia, WA 2 1 Bag > McGrupp
1991-10-31 Armstrong Hall, Colorado College, Colorado Springs, CO 11 1 Ya Mar CDT
1991-11-08 Ivory Tusk, Tuscaloosa, AL 5 2 *** Sparkle
1991-11-10 Music Farm, Charleston, SC 2 2 Buried Alive > Uncle Pen
1991-11-12 The Georgia Theatre, Athens, GA 1 1 Tube > Hood
1991-11-19 The Sting, New Britain, CT 5 2 Mango Reba
1991-11-24 Webster Hall, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 5 1 *** Paul and Silas
1991-12-05 Greenfield Armory Castle, Greenfield, MA 3 2 Fee > Coil
1992-03-11 The Colonial Theatre, Keene, NH 6 2 NICU Lizards
1992-03-13 Campus Club, Providence, RI 2 2 MMGAMOIO Rift
1992-03-17 Lisner Auditorium, George Washington University, Washington, DC 2 2 Glide Poor Heart
1992-03-20 Broome County Forum, Binghamton, NY 2 2 Sanity Mango
1992-03-27 13x13 Club, Charlotte, NC 6 1 Paul and Silas Divided
1992-03-30 Mississippi Nights, St. Louis, MO 2 1 ATR Runaway Jim
1992-04-03 Sawatch Hall, Park Hyatt Beaver Creek, Avon, CO 3 2 Curtain > Possum
1992-04-07 Fine Arts Auditorium, Fort Lewis College, Durango, CO 4 1 Rift Runaway Jim
1992-04-24 Roseland Theater, Portland, OR 12 1 Uncle Pen Landlady
1992-05-01 The Rave, Milwaukee, WI 4 1 NICU Divided
1992-05-12 St. Lawrence University, Canton, NY 9 1 ATR > Possum
1992-05-14 The Capitol Theatre, Port Chester, NY 1 1 ATR Sparkle
1992-07-15 Trax, Charlottesville, VA 18 2 *** Divided
1992-11-20 Palace Theatre, Albany, NY 31 1 Rift Reba
1992-12-06 The Vic Theatre, Chicago, IL 13 1 MSO Coil
1992-12-28 Palace Theatre, New Haven, CT 7 2 Reba YEM
1993-02-10 Smith Opera House, Geneva, NY 10 1 Reba Divided
1993-02-17 Benton Convention Center, Winston-Salem, NC 5 1 ATR Runaway Jim
1993-02-20 Roxy Theatre, Atlanta, GA 3 1 Foam Possum
1993-03-05 Deep Ellum Live, Dallas, TX 9 1 Foam Rift
1993-03-21 Ventura Theatre, Ventura, CA 11 1 Sparkle Divided
1993-03-22 Crest Theatre, Sacramento, CA 1 2 Mockingbird > McGrupp
1993-03-28 East Gym, Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA 5 1 Lizards Maze
1993-04-03 86th Street Music Hall, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada 5 2 ATR YEM
1993-04-13 Memorial Hall, Kansas City, KS 5 2 Rift Uncle Pen
1993-04-29 Le Spectrum, Montréal, Québec, Canada 12 1 Uncle Pen Runaway Jim
1993-07-25 Waterloo Village, Stanhope, NJ 19 1 Rift MMGAMOIO
1993-08-07 Darien Lake Performing Arts Center, Darien Center, NY 9 2 Avenu Malkenu > Sparkle
1993-08-12 Meadow Brook Music Festival, Rochester Hills, MI 4 2 Lizards Maze
1993-12-28 Bender Arena, American University, Washington, DC 12 2 Lizards FEFY
1994-04-17 Patriot Center, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 15 2 Uncle Pen Reba
1994-04-29 Boatyard Village Pavilion, Clearwater, FL 10 1 SOAMule Divided
1994-05-22 Vogue Theatre, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada 17 1 Demand > Divided
1994-05-28 Laguna Seca Raceway, Monterey, CA 5 1 Silent > Maze
1994-06-24 Murat Theatre, Indianapolis, IN 14 1 ATR Paul and Silas
1994-06-26 Municipal Auditorium, Charleston, WV 2 1 Mockingbird > McGrupp
1994-07-08 Great Woods Center for the Performing Arts, Mansfield, MA 8 1 Mockingbird > McGrupp
1994-10-12 Orpheum Theatre, Memphis, TN 11 1 Reba Poor Heart
1994-12-07 Spreckels Theatre, San Diego, CA 38 1 Runaway Jim Ya Mar
1995-06-26 Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, NY 24 1 NICU > MMGAMOIO
1995-10-22 Assembly Hall, University of Illinois, Champaign, IL 25 1 MMGAMOIO Runaway Jim
1995-12-09 Knickerbocker Arena, Albany, NY 29 1 NICU > Rift
1995-12-16 Olympic Center, Lake Placid, NY 5 1 Ya Mar Divided
1995-12-31 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 5 1 PYITE Reba
1996-08-04 Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, CO 22 1 Mango Maze
1996-10-21 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 14 1 CTB Divided
1996-11-03 O'Connell Center, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 9 1 Billy Breathes NICUKarl Perazzo on percussion. 
1996-11-09 The Palace of Auburn Hills, Auburn Hills, MI 4 1 Poor Heart Divided
1996-11-27 Key Arena, Seattle, WA 11 1 CDT Uncle Pen
1996-12-30 FleetCenter, Boston, MA 9 1 Ya Mar Llama
1997-02-23 Fillmore, Cortemaggiore, Italy 10 1 ATR Love Me
1997-11-29 Worcester Centrum Centre, Worcester, MA 55 1 TMWSIY Ginseng
1997-12-31 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 14 1 Silent > Fire
1998-04-02 Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, NY 1 1 MMGAMOIO NICU
1998-08-11 Star Lake Amphitheatre, Burgettstown, PA 32 1 Reba Ginseng
1998-11-13 CSU Convocation Center, Cleveland, OH 19 1 Water in the Sky Antelope
1999-07-15 PNC Bank Arts Center, Holmdel, NJ 26 1 IDK YEM
1999-07-20 Molson Amphitheatre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada 4 1 CTB Divided
1999-09-14 Boise State University Pavilion, Boise, ID 14 1 CDT Curtain
1999-12-30 Big Cypress Seminole Indian Reservation, Big Cypress, FL 34 3 Antelope Circus
2000-06-28 PNC Bank Arts Center, Holmdel, NJ 18 1 CDT Taste
2000-09-18 Blossom Music Center, Cuyahoga Falls, OH 22 1 Sparkle > Maze
2000-09-24 Target Center, Minneapolis, MN 4 1 Sparkle Divided
2003-02-22 U.S. Bank Arena, Cincinnati, OH 20 1 *** Dogs Stole Things
2003-07-31 Tweeter Center at the Waterfront, Camden, NJ 24 1 Seven Below Water in the Sky
2009-08-15 Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia, MD 57 1 KDF Beauty of a Broken Heart
2010-06-25 Susquehanna Bank Center, Camden, NJ 32 1 SOAMelt TTE
2010-08-14 Alpine Valley Music Theatre, East Troy, WI 15 2 *** DwD
2010-10-26 Verizon Wireless Arena, Manchester, NH 15 1 After Midnight Alumni
2011-06-10 Susquehanna Bank Center, Camden, NJ 19 1 Cavern Curtain With
2011-09-02 Dick's Sporting Goods Park, Commerce City, CO 20 1 Sparkle Sweet Virginia
2011-12-29 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 5 1 *** YEM
2012-06-15 Bader Field, Atlantic City, NJ 6 1 *** MSO
2012-06-30 Alpine Valley Music Theatre, East Troy, WI 10 1 KDF > Ocelot
2012-08-28 Chaifetz Arena, Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO 15 1 Sample Camel Walk
2013-07-12 Nikon at Jones Beach Theater, Wantagh, NY 14 1 Water in the Sky Beauty of a Broken Heart
"The Sloth" was teased at the following shows:
Show Date Artist Song (Tease Type) Venue
1993-03-05Phish Stash (Tease) Deep Ellum Live, Dallas, TX

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