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Wading in the Velvet Sea has not been seen in 2 Phish shows.
It was played at 5.06% of live shows.
There have been 656 shows since the live debut.
Wading in the Velvet Sea has been played, on average, once every 20 shows.
Since its debut, Wading in the Velvet Sea has been played, on average, every 8 shows.
It was played 87 time(s) at the following show(s):

Show Date Venue Gap Set Song Before Song After Notes Comments
1997-06-13 The S.F.X. Centre, Dublin, Ireland 1102 1 Wolfman's > TasteDebut.  (0)
1997-06-16 Royal Albert Hall, London, England 2 2 Reba Dirt (0)
1997-06-19 Arena Wien, Vienna, Austria 1 2 Saw It Again > Piper (0)
1997-06-24 La Laiterie, Strasbourg, France 4 2 Piper Ghost (0)
1997-06-25 L’Aeronef, Lille, France 1 1 Theme Saw It Again (0)
1997-07-02 Paradiso, Amsterdam, Netherlands 4 2 Wormtown Jam -> *** (0)
1997-07-10 Espace Julien, Marseilles, France 5 1 Llama -> Jam (0)
1997-07-21 Virginia Beach Amphitheater, Virginia Beach, VA 2 2 Bowie Theme (0)
1997-07-29 Desert Sky Pavilion, Phoenix, AZ 5 2 Antelope > Twist (0)
1997-08-02 Gorge Amphitheatre, George, WA 3 2 Sparkle Loving Cup (0)
1998-08-07 Walnut Creek Amphitheater, Raleigh, NC 65 2 LxL Weekapaug (0)
1998-08-16 Loring Commerce Centre, Limestone, ME 6 2 Circus > HYHU (0)
1998-10-15 The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA 2 2 Moma Caspian (0)
1998-10-17 Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountain View, CA 1 1 Driver HoodAcoustic.  (0)
1998-10-20 Sony Music Studios, New York, NY 2 1 Guyute Driver (0)
1998-11-02 The “E” Center, West Valley City, UT 4 1 LxL Sample (0)
1998-11-08 UIC Pavilion, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL 4 2 Piper > Antelope (0)
1998-11-15 Murphy Center, Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN 5 2 Simple > Loving Cup (0)
1998-11-21 Hampton Coliseum, Hampton, VA 4 1 Foam Guyute (0)
1998-11-24 New Haven Veterans Memorial Coliseum, New Haven, CT 1 2 Possum Character Zero (0)
1998-11-27 Worcester Centrum Centre, Worcester, MA 2 e *** Golgi (0)
1998-12-31 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 6 2 Cities > Antelope (0)
1999-07-07 Blockbuster Pavilion, Charlotte, NC 5 2 My Left Toe -> My Left Toe (0)
1999-07-31 Naeba Ski Resort, Niigata, Japan 18 2 Bowie Caspian (0)
1999-09-14 Boise State University Pavilion, Boise, ID 6 1 WTU? Farmhouse (0)
1999-09-19 Irvine Meadows, Irvine, CA 4 2 Sand Coil (0)
1999-09-28 Oak Mountain Amphitheatre, Pelham, AL 6 1 Maze Hood (0)
1999-10-03 Allstate Arena, Rosemont, IL 4 2 Bowie Hood (0)
1999-10-09 Pepsi Arena, Albany, NY 4 2 DwD > Simple (0)
1999-12-02 The Palace of Auburn Hills, Auburn Hills, MI 2 1 Antelope Poor Heart (0)
1999-12-16 Reynolds Coliseum, Raleigh, NC 11 2 Mango TweezerEnded with a short, spacey delay loop jam.  (0)
1999-12-31 Big Cypress Seminole Indian Reservation, Big Cypress, FL 4 2 2001 > Meatstick (0)
2000-05-21 Radio City Music Hall, New York, NY 3 2 Hood > Guyute (0)
2000-06-10 Zepp, Koto-ku, Tokyo, Japan 4 2 Albuquerque Loving Cup (0)
2000-06-29 PNC Bank Arts Center, Holmdel, NJ 11 2 Frankenstein *** (0)
2000-07-12 Deer Creek Music Center, Noblesville, IN 10 e *** *** (0)
2000-07-17 KLRU Studios, University of Texas, Austin, TX 3 1 CDT Possum (0)
2000-09-20 Riverbend Music Center, Cincinnati, OH 9 2 It's Ice > Sand (0)
2000-10-07 Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountain View, CA 12 2 Tweezer Meatstick (0)
2002-12-31 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 1 e *** *** (0)
2003-02-21 U.S. Bank Arena, Cincinnati, OH 9 e *** *** (0)
2003-03-01 Greensboro Coliseum, Greensboro, NC 6 2 Boogie On Antelope (0)
2003-07-10 Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountain View, CA 4 2 Seven Below 2001 (0)
2003-07-19 Alpine Valley Music Theatre, East Troy, WI 6 e *** *** (0)
2003-07-26 HiFi Buys Amphitheatre, Atlanta, GA 5 e *** Tweeprise (0)
2004-06-19 Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, NY 20 e *** *** (0)
2004-08-15 Newport State Airport, Coventry, VT 12 2 DwD > GlidePage and Trey break down.  (1)
2009-03-08 Hampton Coliseum, Hampton, VA 3 2 WMGGW Slave (0)
2009-05-31 Fenway Park, Boston, MA 1 1 LxL DwD (0)
2009-06-12 Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival, Manchester, TN 8 1 Free Hood (0)
2009-06-21 Alpine Valley Music Theatre, East Troy, WI 6 2 Piper > Boogie On (0)
2009-11-18 Cobo Arena, Detroit, MI 16 2 Bug Mike's (0)
2009-12-02 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 9 2 Hood > Suzy (0)
2009-12-30 American Airlines Arena, Miami, FL 6 2 BOTT > HYHU (0)
2010-06-13 Hersheypark Stadium, Hershey, PA 4 2 Free YEM (0)
2010-06-18 The Comcast Theatre, Hartford, CT 3 2 Hood > STFTFP (0)
2010-07-01 Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion at Walnut Creek , Raleigh, NC 9 2 Free > Coil (0)
2010-10-11 1stBank Center, Broomfield, CO 17 2 Jibboo Twist (0)
2010-10-23 Mullins Center, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 7 2 Maze Piper (0)
2010-12-27 DCU Center, Worcester, MA 6 2 Twenty Years Later Possum (0)
2011-05-27 Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, Bethel, NY 5 2 C&P > Possum (0)
2011-06-11 Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia, MD 11 2 Piper > 2001 (0)
2011-08-10 Lake Tahoe Outdoor Arena at Harveys, Stateline, NV 14 2 Guyute YEM (0)
2011-12-31 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 12 3 Alaska First Tube (0)
2012-06-08 DCU Center, Worcester, MA 2 2 Weekapaug 2001 (0)
2012-06-20 nTelos Pavilion, Portsmouth, VA 6 2 WTU? > Possum (0)
2012-08-17 Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, CA 14 2 Twist > CDT (0)
2012-08-25 Aaron's Amphitheatre at Lakewood, Atlanta, GA 5 2 Light > CDT (0)
2012-12-29 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 8 1 LxL Gin (0)
2013-07-07 Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, NY 6 2 Piper > Antelope (0)
2013-07-12 Nikon at Jones Beach Theater, Wantagh, NY 2 2 Wedge Character Zero (0)
2013-07-30 Lake Tahoe Outdoor Arena at Harveys, Stateline, NV 11 2 Piper > Mike's (0)
2013-10-18 Hampton Coliseum, Hampton, VA 9 2 Twenty Years Later Antelope (0)
2013-10-23 Glens Falls Civic Center, Glens Falls, NY 4 2 Twist Hood (0)
2014-07-05 Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, NY 17 1 Divided Bowie (0)
2014-07-13 Randall's Island, New York, NY 5 2 Tweezer Sing Monica (0)
2014-08-02 Oak Mountain Amphitheatre, Pelham, AL 12 2 Sand > YEM (0)
2014-08-29 Dick's Sporting Goods Park, Commerce City, CO 2 2 Hood > Antelope (0)
2014-10-21 Santa Barbara Bowl, Santa Barbara, CA 5 2 Piper > Suzy (0)
2014-11-01 MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, NV 8 2 Twist > Hood (0)
2015-01-01 American Airlines Arena, Miami, FL 3 2 Winterqueen Antelope (0)
2015-07-28 Austin360 Amphitheater, Del Valle, TX 7 2 Blaze On Bowie (0)
2015-08-22 Watkins Glen International, Watkins Glen, NY 16 3 555 WotC (0)
2015-09-04 Dick's Sporting Goods Park, Commerce City, CO 2 2 Fuego > WotC (0)
2016-01-16 Barceló Maya Beach, Riviera Maya, Quintana Roo, Mexico 8 1 Timber > Reba (0)
2016-06-25 Wrigley Field, Chicago, IL 4 2 Steam > Hood (0)
2016-07-20 Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, CA 15 e *** Character Zero (0)
Wading in the Velvet Sea was also performed the following 18 times:
Show Date Artist Venue Notes
1999-05-04Trey Anastasio Band Murat Theatre, Indianapolis, INTrey solo acoustic; TAB debut.
1999-05-07Trey Anastasio Band American Theater, St. Louis, MOTrey solo acoustic.
1999-05-10Trey Anastasio Band Thomas Wolfe Auditorium, Asheville, NCTrey solo acoustic.
1999-05-13Trey Anastasio Band SUNY-Binghamton Concert Theater, Binghamton, NYTrey solo acoustic.
1999-05-15Trey Anastasio Band Palace Theatre, Albany, NYTrey solo acoustic.
1999-05-19Trey Anastasio Band The Fillmore Auditorium, Denver, COTrey solo acoustic.
2001-02-27Trey Anastasio Band Burress Auditorium, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VATrey solo acoustic.
2001-03-31Amfibian Higher Ground, Winooski, VTDebut performance of the band UTALK: Tom, Trey, Matt Kohut, and Pete Cottone.
2003-04-10Vida Blue PromoWest Pavilion, Columbus, OHPage solo on upright acoustic piano.
2004-01-07Vida Blue and The Spam Allstars The Orange Peel, Asheville, NCPage solo on upright acoustic piano.
2004-01-09Vida Blue and The Spam Allstars Electric Factory, Philadelphia, PAPage solo on upright acoustic piano.
2005-11-14Trey Anastasio Band McCarter Theatre, Princeton University, Princeton, NJTrey on acoustic and Tom Marshall on vocals.
2007-07-08Page McConnell High Sierra Music Festival, Quincy, CA
2008-07-06Trey Anastasio Double JJ Resort, Rothbury, MITrey solo acoustic.
2011-02-19Trey Anastasio Band Palace Theatre, Albany, NYTrey acoustic with Jen and Natalie on vocals.
2011-02-22Trey Anastasio Band Terminal 5, New York, NYTrey acoustic with Jen and Natalie.
2011-02-27Trey Anastasio Band Riviera Theatre, Chicago, ILTrey acoustic with Jen and Natalie on vocals. Dedicated to Tom Marshall.
2011-03-02Trey Anastasio Band The Ogden Theatre, Denver, COTrey acoustic with Jen and Natalie.
"Wading in the Velvet Sea" was performed on the following dates that do not count for statistical purposes:
Show Date Venue Gap Set Song Before Song After Notes
1997-06-06 Brad Sands's and Pete Carini's House, Charlotte, VT --- 1 Piper Olivia's Pool (0)
1997-06-06 Brad Sands's and Pete Carini's House, Charlotte, VT --- 2 Piper Ain't Love Funny (0)
1998-11-03 KBCO Studios, Boulder, CO --- 1 Driver Possum (0)
"Wading in the Velvet Sea" was teased at the following shows:
Show Date Artist Song (Tease Type) Venue
1999-08-01Phish Tweezer (Tease) Naeba Ski Resort, Niigata, Japan
2012-08-17Phish Shine a Light (Tease) Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, CA

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