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Performances Song History

What's the Use? has not been seen in 75 Phish shows.
It was played at 1.15% of live shows.
There have been 442 shows since the live debut.
What's the Use? has been played, on average, once every 87 shows.
Since its debut, What's the Use? has been played, on average, every 23 shows.
It was played 19 time(s) at the following show(s):

Show Date Venue Gap Set Song Before Song After Notes
1999-07-04 Lakewood Amphitheatre, Atlanta, GA 1235 2 Silent > WilsonDebut. 
1999-07-07 Blockbuster Pavilion, Charlotte, NC 1 1 BOTT Billy Breathes
1999-07-09 Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia, MD 2 2 Free > Meatstick
1999-07-12 Tweeter Center, Mansfield, MA 2 1 BOTT SOAMelt
1999-07-20 Molson Amphitheatre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada 6 2 Moma > Train Song
1999-09-10 Gorge Amphitheatre, George, WA 11 1 Carini Will It Go Round in Circles?
1999-09-14 Boise State University Pavilion, Boise, ID 3 1 Loving Cup > Velvet Sea
2000-06-25 ALLTEL Pavilion at Walnut Creek, Raleigh, NC 51 2 Maze Slave
2000-07-10 Deer Creek Music Center, Noblesville, IN 10 2 Fee > LxL
2000-09-11 Tweeter Center, Mansfield, MA 8 2 Piper > YEM
2003-01-04 Hampton Coliseum, Hampton, VA 22 2 Weekapaug > DwD
2003-11-28 Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, NY 34 1 Ghost > Bag
2009-12-30 American Airlines Arena, Miami, FL 74 1 Corinna Tela
2010-08-14 Alpine Valley Music Theatre, East Troy, WI 27 2 DwD -> SOAMule
2010-12-27 DCU Center, Worcester, MA 19 2 Seven Below > Twenty Years Later
2011-06-08 Darien Lake Performing Arts Center, Darien Center, NY 14 2 Weekapaug Theme
2011-07-03 Watkins Glen International, Watkins Glen, NY 11 2 Waves > Meatstick
2012-06-20 nTelos Pavilion, Portsmouth, VA 25 2 Hood -> Velvet Sea
2012-08-25 Aaron's Amphitheatre at Lakewood, Atlanta, GA 19 2 CDT -> Joy
"What's the Use?" was performed on the following dates that do not count for statistical purposes:
Show Date Venue Gap Set Song Before Song After Notes
1999-12-29 Big Cypress Seminole Indian Reservation, Big Cypress, FL --- 1 Jam Ginseng
"What's the Use?" was teased at the following shows:
Show Date Artist Song (Tease Type) Venue
1997-08-16Phish Theme From the Bottom (Tease) Loring Commerce Center at Loring Air Force Base, Limestone, ME
1999-07-04Phish Slave to the Traffic Light (Tease) Lakewood Amphitheatre, Atlanta, GA
1999-07-10Phish Tweezer (Tease) E Centre, Camden, NJ
2002-12-31Phish Runaway Jim (Tease) Madison Square Garden, New York, NY
2011-06-08Phish Also Sprach Zarathustra (Tease) Darien Lake Performing Arts Center, Darien Center, NY

A blue showdate cell indicates that you were in attendance.
Yellow rows indicate recommended versions.
Pink rows indicate a key version. If you don't know this song, you should consider starting here.

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