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Theme From the Bottom was played in the most recent Phish show.
It was played at 8.06% of live shows.
There have been 770 shows since the live debut.
Theme From the Bottom has been played, on average, once every 12 shows.
Since its debut, Theme From the Bottom has been played, on average, every 6 shows.
It was played 134 time(s) at the following show(s):

Show Date Venue Gap Set Song Before Song After Notes
1995-06-07 Boise State University Pavilion, Boise, ID 1 2 Spock's Brain HYHU
1995-06-09 Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, CO 2 1 Bag Taste
1995-06-13 Riverport Amphitheater, Maryland Heights, MO 2 2 Axilla (Part II) > Acoustic Army
1995-06-15 Lakewood Amphitheatre, Atlanta, GA 2 2 Strange Design > SOAMule
1995-06-19 Deer Creek Music Center, Noblesville, IN 3 1 *** Poor Heart
1995-06-22 Finger Lakes Performing Arts Center, Canandaigua, NY 2 2 *** Jam
1995-06-25 The Mann Center for the Performing Arts, Philadelphia, PA 3 1 Taste > If I Could
1995-06-29 Jones Beach Amphitheater, Wantagh, NY 3 e *** ***
1995-07-01 Great Woods Center for the Performing Arts, Mansfield, MA 2 2 Maze Uncle Pen
1995-09-28 Summer Pops, Embarcadero Center, San Diego, CA 4 2 *** Poor Heart
1995-10-02 Seattle Center Arena, Seattle, WA 3 1 Fog That Surrounds Tela
1995-10-06 The Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada 3 2 Maze NICU
1995-10-13 Will Rogers Auditorium, Fort Worth, TX 4 2 Uncle Pen Wilson
1995-10-19 Municipal Auditorium, Kansas City, MO 4 1 CDT Acoustic Army
1995-10-24 Dane County Coliseum, Madison, WI 4 2 Julius Bouncin'
1995-10-28 The Palace of Auburn Hills, Auburn Hills, MI 3 2 Maze SOAMule
1995-11-09 The Fox Theatre, Atlanta, GA 3 2 *** Julius
1995-11-15 Sun Dome, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 5 2 Wilson > SOAMule
1995-11-19 Charlotte Coliseum, Charlotte, NC 3 2 *** 2001
1995-11-24 Civic Arena, Pittsburgh, PA 3 2 CDT Reba
1995-11-29 Municipal Auditorium, Nashville, TN 3 1 It's Ice > Acoustic Army
1995-12-01 Hersheypark Arena, Hershey, PA 2 1 DwD > Poor Heart
1995-12-05 Mullins Center, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 3 e *** Sweet Adeline
1995-12-09 Knickerbocker Arena, Albany, NY 3 1 Maze NICU
1995-12-28 Worcester Centrum Centre, Worcester, MA 7 2 Timber > Wilson
1996-06-06 Joyous Lake, Woodstock, NY 5 1 Funky Bitch BBFCFM
1996-07-09 Centre International, Deauville, France 5 1 *** Poor Heart
1996-07-12 Melkweg, Amsterdam, Netherlands 3 1 Taste Tweezer
1996-07-21 The Forum, Nüremberg, Germany 6 2 Llama Reba
1996-07-23 Markethalle, Hamburg, Germany 2 1 Foam Gumbo
1996-08-02 Wolf Mountain Amphitheatre, Park City, UT 3 1 Foam Golgi
1996-08-06 Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, CO 3 1 Simple Lizards
1996-08-14 Hersheypark Stadium, Hershey, PA 5 2 Tweezer HYHU
1996-10-17 Bryce Jordan Center, Penn State University, State College, PA 4 1 Tweezer > Talk
1996-10-23 Hartford Civic Center, Hartford, CT 5 1 Rift Antelope
1996-10-26 Charlotte Coliseum, Charlotte, NC 2 1 It's Ice Sample
1996-11-03 O'Connell Center, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 5 1 Sample Bouncin'Karl Perazzo on percussion. 
1996-11-08 Assembly Hall, University of Illinois, Champaign, IL 3 e *** ***
1996-11-11 Van Andel Arena, Grand Rapids, MI 2 1 Brother Axilla
1996-11-13 Target Center, Minneapolis, MN 1 2 YEM Golgi
1996-11-19 Municipal Auditorium, Kansas City, MO 5 1 Foam Mound
1996-11-22 Spokane Arena, Spokane, WA 1 2 Character Zero Slave
1996-12-02 America West Arena, Phoenix, AZ 4 1 IDK Gumbo
1996-12-30 FleetCenter, Boston, MA 5 1 Funky Bitch GTBT
1997-02-16 Alter Wartesaal, Cologne, Germany 4 e *** JBG
1997-02-22 Teatro Olimpico, Rome, Italy 5 1 Funky Bitch NICU
1997-02-26 Longhorn, Stuttgart, Germany 3 2 Kung -> SOAMule
1997-03-01 Markethalle, Hamburg, Germany 2 2 Billy Breathes ***
1997-06-13 The S.F.X. Centre, Dublin, Ireland 3 1 *** Dogs Stole Things
1997-06-16 Royal Albert Hall, London, England 2 1 Beauty of My Dreams CDT
1997-06-19 Arena, Vienna, Austria 1 1 Dogs Stole Things PYITE
1997-06-21 Hurricane Festival, Scheessel, Germany 2 1 Dogs Stole Things Swept Away
1997-06-22 Loreley, St. Goarshausen, Koblenz, Germany 1 1 Character Zero > Hello My Baby
1997-06-25 L’Aeronef, Lille, France 2 1 Old Home Place Velvet Sea
1997-06-29 Roskilde Festival, Roskilde, Denmark 2 1 CDT Character Zero
1997-07-03 Serenadenhof, Nüremberg, Germany 3 1 Train Song Rocky Top
1997-07-05 Piazza Risorgimento, Como, Italy 1 1 Sample Caspian
1997-07-25 Starplex Amphitheatre, Dallas, TX 3 e *** *** Bob Gullotti on a second drum set. 
1997-07-29 Desert Sky Pavilion, Phoenix, AZ 2 1 *** Beauty of My Dreams
1997-08-02 Gorge Amphitheatre, George, WA 3 1 *** Ginseng
1997-08-09 Alpine Valley Music Theatre, East Troy, WI 4 1 *** PYITE
1997-08-13 Star Lake Amphitheatre, Burgettstown, PA 3 e *** ***
1997-08-16 Loring Commerce Center at Loring Air Force Base, Limestone, ME 2 1 CDT PYITEWhat's the Use? tease.
1997-11-13 Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas, NV 2 1 BEK Train Song
1997-11-19 Assembly Hall, University of Illinois, Champaign, IL 4 1 Funky Bitch Ginseng
1997-11-23 Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Winston-Salem, NC 3 1 My Soul BEK
1997-11-28 Worcester Centrum Centre, Worcester, MA 2 1 BEK Rocky Top
1997-12-13 Pepsi Arena, Albany, NY 4 1 Axilla > Ginseng
1997-12-29 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 2 1 Train Song Fluffhead
1998-04-05 Providence Civic Center, Providence, RI 6 1 YEM McGrupp
1998-07-02 The Grey Hall, Freetown Christiania, Copenhagen, Denmark 3 1 CTB Brian and Robert
1998-07-09 Zeleste, Barcelona, Spain 5 2 Drowned -> Circus
1998-07-20 Ventura County Fairgrounds, Ventura, CA 6 1 BOAF Water in the Sky
1998-11-11 Van Andel Arena, Grand Rapids, MI 33 1 BOAF Julius
1998-11-29 Worcester Centrum Centre, Worcester, MA 12 1 Axilla > Sparkle
1999-07-15 PNC Bank Arts Center, Holmdel, NJ 15 1 Axilla > IDK
1999-07-26 Deer Creek Music Center, Noblesville, IN 9 2 Piper DwD
1999-09-12 Portland Meadows, Portland, OR 8 e *** ***
1999-09-21 Pima County Fairgrounds, Tucson, AZ 6 1 BOAF Golgi
1999-09-29 Pyramid Arena, Memphis, TN 6 1 Stash Tweeprise
1999-12-13 Providence Civic Center, Providence, RI 18 1 Piper > ***
2000-07-03 E Centre, Camden, NJ 9 2 Glide Sand
2000-07-11 Deer Creek Music Center, Noblesville, IN 6 1 CDT Cavern
2000-09-17 Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia, MD 11 2 R&R > Dog Log
2003-01-03 Hampton Coliseum, Hampton, VA 17 1 Tweezer > Foam
2003-07-15 USANA Amphitheatre, West Valley City, UT 10 1 Ya Mar Saw It Again
2003-07-23 Verizon Wireless Music Center, Noblesville, IN 6 1 Scents and Subtle Sounds > Rift
2003-12-28 American Airlines Arena, Miami, FL 13 2 Jam > Water in the Sky
2004-08-10 Tweeter Center, Mansfield, MA 17 1 Wolfman's BOAF
2009-03-06 Hampton Coliseum, Hampton, VA 5 2 Possum First Tube
2009-06-05 Nikon at Jones Beach Theater, Wantagh, NY 6 1 Ya Mar Boogie On
2009-06-09 Asheville Civic Center, Asheville, NC 3 2 Alaska Golgi
2009-08-11 Toyota Park, Bridgeview, IL 16 2 Jibboo Wilson
2009-11-01 Empire Polo Club, Indio, CA 7 3 LxL Mike's
2009-11-22 War Memorial at Oncenter, Syracuse, NY 4 2 Tube Maze
2009-12-31 American Airlines Arena, Miami, FL 13 2 Simple > Shine a Light
2010-06-15 nTelos Pavilion, Portsmouth, VA 4 2 Taste ADITL
2010-06-18 The Comcast Theatre, Hartford, CT 2 2 Tweezer > Hood
2010-08-07 William Randolph Hearst Greek Theatre, Berkeley, CA 15 2 Hood > 2001
2010-08-15 Alpine Valley Music Theatre, East Troy, WI 6 2 Ghost > BBFCFM
2010-10-12 1stBank Center, Broomfield, CO 6 2 Light > Free
2010-10-20 Utica Memorial Auditorium, Utica, NY 4 2 Sand > Axilla
2010-10-29 Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, NJ 5 2 Piper > Golgi
2010-12-30 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 5 2 Light > My Friend
2011-05-28 Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, Bethel, NY 4 1 *** NICU
2011-06-08 Darien Lake Performing Arts Center, Darien Center, NY 8 2 WTU? > BDTNL
2011-08-16 UIC Pavilion, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL 19 2 BDTNL > Golden Age
2011-09-14 Champlain Valley Exposition, Essex Junction, VT 5 2 BDTNL Suzy
2011-12-31 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 4 2 Golden Age > Heavy Things
2012-06-08 DCU Center, Worcester, MA 2 1 Roses > Axilla
2012-06-16 Bader Field, Atlantic City, NJ 3 2 Light > Golgi
2012-08-19 Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, CA 19 2 C&P > Rocky Top
2012-09-01 Dick's Sporting Goods Park, Commerce City, CO 8 1 Circus Golgi
2012-12-28 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 2 2 Twist > Fluffhead
2013-07-03 Darling's Waterfront Pavilion, Bangor, ME 4 1 Rift CDT
2013-07-10 PNC Bank Arts Center, Holmdel, NJ 4 1 STFTFP Suzy
2013-07-20 FirstMerit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island, Chicago, IL 7 2 Mike's > Weekapaug
2013-08-02 Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, CA 7 2 Seven Below > Hood
2013-08-30 Dick's Sporting Goods Park, Commerce City, CO 4 1 Heavy Things Esther
2013-10-19 Hampton Coliseum, Hampton, VA 4 2 Boogie On > Wedge
2013-10-26 DCU Center, Worcester, MA 5 2 Sand > Mike's
2013-11-02 Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, NJ 5 1 46 Days Yarmouth RoadTheme from Shaft quote.
2014-07-04 Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, NY 9 2 Light > BDTNL
2014-07-15 CMAC Performing Arts Center, Canandaigua, NY 7 2 Jibboo > Meatstick
2014-07-20 FirstMerit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island, Chicago, IL 4 2 Winterqueen > Mike's
2014-08-01 Amphitheater at the Wharf, Orange Beach, AL 6 2 DwD > Tweezer
2014-10-29 Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, CA 5 2 DwD > SOAMelt
Theme From the Bottom was also performed the following 15 times:
Show Date Artist Venue Notes
2004-04-24Amfibian Higher Ground, Winooski, VTMike on bass.
2004-05-07Amfibian The Knitting Factory, New York, NYWith Mike.
2005-12-27Benevento/Russo Duo Featuring Mike Gordon State Theatre, Falls Church, VA
2005-12-29Benevento/Russo Duo Featuring Mike Gordon Freebird Live, Jacksonville, FL
2005-12-30Benevento/Russo Duo Featuring Mike Gordon Jannus Landing, St. Petersburg, FL
2005-12-31Benevento/Russo Duo Featuring Mike Gordon Culture Room, Fort Lauderdale, FL
2011-02-18Trey Anastasio Band State Theatre, Portland, METrey solo acoustic. TAB Debut.
2011-02-22Trey Anastasio Band Terminal 5, New York, NYTrey solo acoustic.
2011-02-23Trey Anastasio Band Electric Factory, Philadelphia, PATrey solo acoustic.
2011-02-25Trey Anastasio Band Stage AE, Pittsburgh, PATrey solo acoustic.
2011-02-27Trey Anastasio Band Riviera Theatre, Chicago, ILTrey solo acoustic.
2011-03-01Trey Anastasio Band The Ogden Theatre, Denver, COTrey solo acoustic.
2011-03-04Trey Anastasio Band The Music Box, Los Angeles, CATrey solo acoustic.
2011-03-05Trey Anastasio Band The Fox Theater, Oakland, CATrey solo acoustic.
2012-12-06Trey Anastasio Borgata Event Center, Atlantic City, NJTrey solo acoustic.
"Theme From the Bottom" 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 Spock's Brain Ha Ha Ha
"Theme From the Bottom" was teased at the following shows:
Show Date Artist Song (Tease Type) Venue
2005-12-26Benevento/Russo Duo Featuring Mike Gordon Foam (Tease) The Music Box, Borgata Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City, NJ
2009-05-31Phish Tweezer (Jam) Fenway Park, Boston, MA

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