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Performances Song History Lyrics

When the Circus Comes has not been seen in 1 Phish shows.
It was played at 3.62% of live shows.
There have been 609 shows since the live debut.
When the Circus Comes has been played, on average, once every 28 shows.
Since its debut, When the Circus Comes has been played, on average, every 10 shows.
It was played 60 time(s) at the following show(s):

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