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Performances Song History Lyrics

When the Circus Comes has not been seen in 6 Phish shows.
It was played at 3.66% of live shows.
There have been 676 shows since the live debut.
When the Circus Comes has been played, on average, once every 27 shows.
Since its debut, When the Circus Comes has been played, on average, every 11 shows.
It was played 63 time(s) at the following show(s):

Show Date Venue Gap Set Song Before Song After Notes Comments
1997-02-13 Shepherd's Bush Empire, London, England 1087 2 Slave > MazePhish debut.  (0)
1997-02-16 Alter Wartesaal, Cologne, Germany 2 2 Simple -> Swept Away (0)
1997-02-20 Teatro Smeraldo, Milan, Italy 3 1 Gumbo Bowie (0)
1997-02-22 Teatro Olimpico, Rome, Italy 2 1 NICU > Talk (0)
1997-06-14 The S.F.X. Centre, Dublin, Ireland 9 e *** Rocky Top (0)
1997-06-20 Divaldo Archa, Prague, Czech Republic 3 e *** Rocky Top (0)
1997-07-01 Paradiso, Amsterdam, Netherlands 7 e *** *** (0)
1997-07-22 Walnut Creek Amphitheater, Raleigh, NC 9 e *** Hood (0)
1997-07-31 Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountain View, CA 6 2 Runaway Jim -> Vultures (0)
1997-08-09 Alpine Valley Music Theatre, East Troy, WI 5 e *** Rocky Top (0)
1997-08-17 Loring Commerce Centre, Limestone, ME 6 e *** Tweeprise (0)
1997-11-17 McNichols Arena, Denver, CO 4 2 JJLC YEM (0)
1997-11-30 Worcester Centrum Centre, Worcester, MA 8 2 Piper > Antelope (0)
1997-12-13 Pepsi Arena, Albany, NY 9 2 Llama Weekapaug (0)
1997-12-31 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 4 2 Piper > Roses (0)
1998-07-09 Zeleste, Barcelona, AZ 12 2 Theme SOAMule (0)
1998-07-16 Gorge Amphitheatre, George, WA 3 1 FEFY > Antelope (0)
1998-07-25 South Park Meadows, Austin, TX 6 2 Tweezer -> LxL (0)
1998-08-03 Deer Creek Music Center, Noblesville, IN 7 e *** Antelope (0)
1998-08-11 Star Lake Amphitheatre, Burgettstown, PA 5 2 LxL DwD (0)
1998-08-16 Loring Commerce Centre, Limestone, ME 3 2 Fluffhead Velvet Sea (0)
1998-11-11 Van Andel Arena, Grand Rapids, MI 15 2 LxL Ghost (0)
1998-11-27 Worcester Centrum Centre, Worcester, MA 10 1 Vultures BOAF (0)
1998-12-28 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 3 2 BOAF Quinn (0)
1999-07-03 Lakewood Amphitheatre, Atlanta, GA 6 1 Taste Tube (0)
1999-07-10 E Centre, Camden, NJ 5 2 BOAF > Fluffhead (0)
1999-07-21 Star Lake Amphitheatre, Burgettstown, PA 8 1 Moma > Taste (0)
1999-09-11 Gorge Amphitheatre, George, WA 11 e *** *** (0)
1999-09-17 Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountain View, CA 4 1 Water in the Sky BOTT (0)
1999-10-07 Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, NY 14 1 Possum Jibboo (0)
1999-12-04 Firstar Center, Cincinnati, OH 6 2 TMWSIY > Bowie (0)
1999-12-11 First Union Spectrum, Philadelphia, PA 5 1 Weekapaug SOAMule (0)
1999-12-17 Hampton Coliseum, Hampton, VA 5 1 PYITE Water in the Sky (0)
1999-12-30 Big Cypress Seminole Indian Reservation, Big Cypress, FL 2 3 Sloth Mike's (0)
2000-05-23 Roseland Ballroom, New York, NY 6 1 It's Ice BOTT (0)
2000-06-11 Hibiya Outdoor Theatre, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan 3 2 Bowie BOTT (0)
2000-06-28 PNC Bank Arts Center, Holmdel, NJ 9 2 Jibboo > Mike's (0)
2000-07-03 E Centre, Camden, NJ 4 1 Fluffhead Antelope (0)
2000-07-17 KLRU Studios, University of Texas, Austin, TX 10 1 Driver Twist (0)
2000-09-15 Hersheypark Stadium, Hershey, PA 6 2 Jam > Character Zero (0)
2000-09-22 Allstate Arena, Rosemont, IL 4 2 Wedge Meatstick (0)
2000-10-01 Desert Sky Pavilion, Phoenix, AZ 7 2 Guy Forget -> Camel Walk (0)
2003-07-29 Post-Gazette Pavilion at Star Lake, Burgettstown, PA 37 1 Timber > McGrupp (0)
2009-06-02 Nikon at Jones Beach Theater, Wantagh, NY 35 2 Weekapaug KDF (0)
2009-06-18 Post-Gazette Pavilion, Burgettstown, PA 10 2 Piper -> Hood (0)
2009-08-05 Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountain View, CA 8 1 Divided TTE (0)
2009-10-31 Empire Polo Club, Indio, CA 9 3 Ghost YEM (0)
2009-11-29 Cumberland County Civic Center, Portland, ME 10 1 Weigh KDF (0)
2010-06-17 The Comcast Theatre, Hartford, CT 13 1 Divided Sugar Shack (0)
2010-08-14 Alpine Valley Music Theatre, East Troy, WI 21 1 Taste > Lawn Boy (0)
2011-07-02 Watkins Glen International, Watkins Glen, NY 43 1 Susskind Hotel Timber (0)
2011-08-10 Lake Tahoe Outdoor Arena at Harveys, Stateline, NV 6 1 It's Ice > Ya Mar (0)
2012-06-30 Alpine Valley Music Theatre, East Troy, WI 26 1 Poor Heart Timber (0)
2012-08-18 Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, CA 9 1 Tube > Sugar Shack (0)
2012-09-01 Dick's Sporting Goods Park, Commerce City, CO 9 1 Moma > Theme (0)
2013-08-02 Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, CA 24 1 Sand Babylon Baby (0)
2013-10-18 Hampton Coliseum, Hampton, VA 7 e *** Suzy (0)
2013-11-01 Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, NJ 10 1 Possum Sugar Shack (0)
2014-07-25 PNC Music Pavilion, Charlotte, NC 22 2 Twist -> Piper (1)
2014-10-21 Santa Barbara Bowl, Santa Barbara, CA 13 1 Yarmouth Road Heavy Things (0)
2015-08-04 Ascend Amphitheater, Nashville, TN 23 1 Funky Bitch Stash (0)
2015-08-22 Watkins Glen International, Watkins Glen, NY 11 1 How Many People Are You Undermind (0)
2016-07-18 Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, CA 27 e *** Antelope (0)
When the Circus Comes was also performed the following 6 times:
Show Date Artist Venue Notes
1999-04-12Trey Anastasio Sweetwater Saloon, Mill Valley, CATrey solo acoustic.
1999-05-06Trey Anastasio Band Riviera Theatre, Chicago, ILTrey solo acoustic; TAB debut.
1999-05-08Trey Anastasio Band Oscar Mayer Theatre, Madison, WITrey solo acoustic.
1999-05-14Trey Anastasio Band State Theatre, Portland, METrey solo acoustic.
1999-05-19Trey Anastasio Band The Fillmore Auditorium, Denver, COTrey solo acoustic.
2011-03-01Trey Anastasio Band The Ogden Theatre, Denver, COTrey solo acoustic.

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