20 Questions For June


20. What lasting impact will Joy material have in setlists?

19.What will Trey’s “show shirt” be this tour?

18. What new covers, if any, will the band incorporate into their  shows?

17.”Free” : Do or Die?

16. Which shows will smoke harder – SPAC, Camden, or Atlanta?

15. What songs will emerge as the prominent jam vehicles of the month?

14. Will the band minimize or shelve “Time Turns Elastic” after leaving it off the New Year’s Run?


13. Will Exile have a lasting impact on the band’s setlists and/or style?

12. When will Phish bust out “Liquid Time?”

11. Will meathead Merriweather security guards ever stop pretending to be bouncers at New York night clubs?

10. How will the ticket scene shake out? Scarce? On the ground? In between?

9. Will Tuesdays prove tremendous at Portsmouth, Great Woods, and Canandaigua?

8. Will “Fluffhead” gracefully fade into the background as a symbol of 2009?

7. Will Miami prove to be a baseline for jams in 2010?

6. Will “Show of Life” debut in Chicago?

5. Was “Golden Age” one and done?

4. More open jamming?

3. Will “Mike’s Song” return to prominence or remain an eight-minute, custy anthem?

2. How will the Flyers fate in the NHL Finals effect Trey’s head space going into tour?

1. …Can you still have fun?


Jam of the Day:

Tweezer > Caspian” 12.29.09 II

My pick for jam of ’09,  multi-faceted adventure.



SBD UPDATE: Yesterday, YEMBlog followed up their Monday heroics by posting a pre-FM source of part two of Kevin Shapiro’s “From the Archives” show from Bonnaroo, broadcast on 6.14.09. Featured tracks include 10.24.95’s legendary, mind-melting “Antelope” from Madison, Wisconsin, the 20-plus minute “2001” from The Pyramid in ’99, and a sublime “Harry Hood” from Kent State ’94. Here is the complete track listing.

1. Sing Me Back Home (Grateful Dead 8/27/1972)
2. Foreplay > Longtime (11/12/1994 @ Kent State University)
3. Theme From The Bottom (6/7/1995 @ Boise State University)
4. The Ballad of Curtis Loew (12/29/1999 @ Big Cypress)
5. Col. Forbin’s Ascent > Vibration of Life > Fly Famous Mockingbird (5/3/1993 @ State Theatre, New Brunswick, NJ)
6. Dave’s Energy Guide (9/26/1985 for WRUV’s Exposure)
7. 2001 (9/29/1999 @ Pyramid Arena, Memphis, TN)
8. Doomsday (Mike Gordon Demo Circa 1993)
9. Run Like An Antelope (10/24/1995 @ Dane Co. Coliseum, Madison, WI)
10. Harry Hood (11/12/1994 @ Kent State University, Kent, OH)



8.17.92 The Coach House, San Juan Capistrano, CA SBD < Torrent

8.17.92 The Coach House, San Juan Capistrano, CA SBD < Mega

'92 Tour Poster

On the home stretch out west in Summer ’92, soundboard style.

I: Buried Alive, Poor Heart, The Landlady, Reba, Rift, Wilson > All Things Reconsidered, Foam, My Friend, My Friend, Bouncing Around the Room, David Bowie

II: Suzy Greenberg, It’s Ice, Tweezer, Esther, Mike’s Song > I Am Hydrogen > Weekapaug Groove, Horn, Hold Your Head Up > Terrapin* > Hold Your Head Up, Take the ‘A’ Train, Cavern

E: The Squirming Coil

Notes: Ninja Custodian opened this show. *Ninja Mike sat in on drums for “Terrapin”

Source: SBD

1,109 Responses to “20 Questions For June”

  1. kayatosh Says:

    listened to the following shapiro’s sbd’s already: curtis loew (12-29-2000)
    foreplay longtime 11-12-94
    snaeakin sally 9-29-99
    antelope 10-24-95
    w/ the exception of the antelope, loved them all. antelope was good, but a little too edgy and cacophonous pre-peak for this ole man.

  2. fat bastard Says:

    anyone sitting on cleveland tickets ? need 3 hoping pav.

  3. butter Says:

    got 1 lawn for 25 bucks

  4. fat bastard Says:

    are you going to TP?

  5. Luther Justice Says:

    @Blossom the lawn is for fools & suckas

  6. butter Says:


  7. voidboy Says:


    So you were just kidding about the Hass?

  8. Luther Justice Says:

    Actually it looks like a nice place for a picnic….w/fools & suckas

  9. KWL Says:

    hartford or camden?

  10. Chuck D Says:

    smoke weed everyday, even if its out of a vape.

    the code does not discriminate.

  11. Willowed Says:

    The Hass shits excellence

  12. Mr.Palmer Says:

    yoyo. Who’s got my monster Sand?

  13. Willowed Says:

    Fat Bastard
    I don’t have Cleveland tickets but I have this. I posted this earlier.
    or this one

  14. Luther Justice Says:

    You have mail @butter

  15. Robear Says:

    who’s got my hetty Hopkins Intl. > BTB fest on saturday?

  16. Mr.Palmer Says:

    “3 sisters? jeez i can’t handle 2”

    ^^ Ha! Try 3 younger sisters and now, to top it off, 3 daughters! I must have been Charlie Sheen in a former life or something.

  17. bouncin fan Says:

    Yo trey

    Serve that kid lookin for that monster sand

  18. Luther Justice Says:

    Love those Cleveland videos. I just shat myself because its all true!

  19. Gavinsdad Says:

    KWL: I already have 3 bb’ers in my basement during Camden and you are more than welcome to join them. Just wanna make sure you know you’ve got an option.

    Flyers are gonna have to do some work tonite.

    I’ve been trying to get my tolerance to a good place for the shows as well. Not trying to get faded by the youngins

  20. bouncin fan Says:

    Ohio is lame

    One of the lamest

    Once I missed a show finding out the hard way Miami of Ohio is not in Miami Ohio

    That may be on me though

  21. Mr.Palmer Says:

    Gdad- how far are you and Camden from Holmdel? 1 hr?

  22. DaNcInG fOoL Says:


  23. Luther Justice Says:

    Watch it bouncin. You’re starting to sound like AW.

  24. bouncin fan Says:

    First score is huge

    Flyers gonna throw everything at em early

    I got the volcano goin from now til puck drop

    Proper pregame

  25. fat bastard Says:

    ice bong

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