Thursday, December 31, 2015

Phish NYE 2015 MSG NY, NY


Encore: Character Zero
Notes: This show featured the debut of Can't Always Listen. Page teased Magilla in Simple. The second Weekapaug contained Auld Lang Syne and What's The Use? teases from Trey.



Encore: Tube > Cavern
Notes: BOAF contained a quote of The Birds. During I Didn't Know, Trey introduced Fishman as "The Man Mulcahy." The crowd sang the last verse of I Didn't Know, and Fish then asked the crowd to join him in singing Happy Birthday to his daughter, Ella. The third set began with the band on a second stage beneath a funnel-shaped screen suspended from the ceiling. As the band jammed, part of the screen descended and became an hourglass shape surrounding the stage, on which a series of images were projected. As the jam continued and the countdown to midnight approached, the band returned to the main stage.


Encore: Farmhouse
Notes: Undermind and Antelope contained Stash, STFTFP, and How Many People Are You teases. Disease was unfinished. Trey teased Manteca during Light.



Notes: Trey teased Stash during Divided Sky. During YEM, Trey briefly joined Fish on the drums.

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Phish Dick's 2015

Notes: The soundcheck's Undermind contained a Streets of Cairo tease from Trey. Bike was last played June 28, 2012 (132 shows).
Notes: This show was webcast via LivePhish. Trey teased It's Ice and Call to the Post before Split Open and Melt and Dave's Energy Guide during Rock and Roll. Mercury featured Fish on Marimba Lumina. Trey announced "Let Leo pick" before the encore, and Page thanked the crowd while the band began to play Page's selection, Sleeping Monkey. 
Notes: The Landlady (last played December 3, 1994, or 768 shows), Birdwatcher (June 28, 2012, 134 shows), Keyboard Army (December 14, 1995, 684 shows), and Once In A Lifetime (October 31, 1996, 634 shows). Scent of a Mule and NO2 featured Fish on Marimba Lumina. Frankenstein featured Page on keytar. Down with Disease and Harpua were unfinished. Piper included a quote of Rocking Down The Highway. Harpua included narration about Jimmy being a guy from the east coast coming west, having a breathing problem, and needing an oxygen tank (with Trey sucking from an oxygen tank). Trey then said "I wonder if I should've gotten the oxygen in the lot after the show." Harpua also contained a Glass Onion quote with Trey saying the Walrus was Page. Your Pet Cat included narration from Mike about eating Poster Nutbag. Once In A Life Time contained Harpua quotes. This show featured the Phish debut of United We Stand. During Harpua, Trey mentioned that people writing down the setlist would want to only count Harpua once (by doing this, the encore spelled out THANK YOU).

Saturday, August 22, 2015

Phish MagnaBall 2015

8-23 LINK

Notes: Mike teased The Tears of a Clown before Punch You In the Eye. Buffalo Bill was played for the first time since June 22, 2012 (134 shows). Trey thanked the fans, crew, production staff and local officials during I Didn't Know while Fishman "sucked love" on his vacuum. Down with Disease was unfinished. Immigrant Song was teased in both Twist and Weekapaug Groove. Mainstreet was teased in Weekapaug Groove, which was unfinished. Mike teased Brick House in You Enjoy Myself, which culminated in a fireworks display and a quote from The Very Long Fuse to celebrate the end of the festival.

8-22 LINK

Encore 2: Drive-In Jam

Notes: Tweezer was teased in Prince Caspian. Cities contained a Mind Left Body Jam tease. The Jam in the Fourth Set started with the band playing behind the "Drive In Movie" screen that had been created for the festival. Slowly, their silhouettes became visible and the ambient jam veered towards a full on band jam while the screen simultaneously showed fractal like images of close-ups of the band. Eventually, the band was visible.

8-21 LINK

Encore: FarmhouseFirst Tube
Notes: TMWSIY and Avenu Malkenu were played for the first time since July 4, 2012 (124 shows). After Free, Trey asked the crowd to sing Happy Birthday to his daughter, Eliza, who briefly joined him onstage. Mock Song was played for the first time since July 12, 2003 (320 shows), and featured a lyric change to "Clifford, Super, Magnaball." CDT and Ghost both contained What's the Use? teases. Hood contained a CTB tease from Mike. 

Friday, August 21, 2015

Phish - 2015-08-20 - From the Archives


FTA 17
August 20, 2015

All Things Reconsidered
(8/2/1993 Ritz Theatre, Tampa, FL)

Tweezer -> Big Ball Jam -> Tweezer

(11/22/1992 Bailey Hall, Cornell Univ. Ithaca, NY)

Melt the Gun -> Macaroni and Cheese Jam
(9/27/85 Slade Hall, UVM, Burlington, VT)

Mike's Song ->Simple

(11/16/1994 Hill Auditorium, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI)

McGrupp and the Watchful Hosemasters

(6/25/97 L'Aeronef, Lille, France)

Split Open & Melt

(8/26/93 Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, Portland, OR)

If I Could

(6/28/00 PNB Bank Arts Center, Holmdel, NJ)

Compiled and Hosted by Kevin Shapiro

Phish - 2015-08-20 - MagnaBall Soundcheck


Soundcheck: Jam

Sunday, August 16, 2015

Phish - MPP - 2015

Notes: This show is being webcast via LivePhish. Sleeping Monkey was teased and quoted before the show and also quoted in the YEM vocal jam. Mike teased "Charge!" before the show as well. Nothing was played for the first time since June 7, 2012 (139 shows). DWD's lyrics were changed to reference "Mike's head." DWD was also unfinished.


Set 2: Halley's Comet > 46 Days -> Bug > Steam > What's the Use? > Steam -> Piper -> Tweezer ->NO2 -> Tweezer > Walls of the Cave
Notes: Simple included a Magilla tease. The first Big Black Furry Creature from Mars included a Your Pet Cat quote and a Martian Monster tease. Run Like an Antelope included a Call To The Post tease and the lyrics were changed to "Gaktoidler Esquandolas." Piper included a Steam tease. Tweezer included Trey on megaphone. NO2 was last played August 12, 2010 (202 shows) and included sound effects from Chilling, Thrilling Sounds of the Haunted House. During the intro to Sleeping Monkey, Trey said that backstage the band had read a website that ranked Phish songs and Page was disappointed that Sleeping Monkey wasn't near the top of the list and that it is one of Page's favorite songs. Trey then said walking off during encore breaks that Page asks to play it nearly every night and that Mike says, "No Page, not tonight, tonight is not your night, man." Then Trey added "Tonight is your night Page." Tweezer Reprise included a Sleeping Monkey quote from Fish.

Phish - 2015-08-14 - Raleigh, NC


Encore: FarmhouseFire
Notes: Llama was performed in a slow funk style. Weekapaug included No Quarter teases from Trey.