The Windy City Awaits

I had no time for writing yesterday as I had to tie up loose ends at home and pack for the next few weeks. Until Chicago…

Red Rocks 7-31-09 (G.Lucas)

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Jam of the Day:

Ghost > NO2” 12.31.09 II

One of Miami’s stellar segments of music.

[audio:http://phishthoughts.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/ph209-12-31t19.mp3,http://phishthoughts.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/ph209-12-31t20.mp3]

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DOWNLOAD OF THE DAY:

7.1.00 The Meadows, Hartford, CT < Torrent

7.1.00 The Meadows, Hartford, CT < Megaupload

Hartford 2000

This second night of the band’s two night stand in Hartford featured a strong second set, with the most compelling jam coming right at the end in a set-closing “Ghost.” Phish will be back at “The Meadows” in a matter of a week.

I: Buried Alive, Wolfman’s Brother, Axilla, Poor Heart, Sample in a Jar, Tube, Beauty of My Dreams, Roggae, Vultures, Dirt, Split Open and Melt

II: Gotta Jibboo, Bug, First Tube, Mike’s Song > Swept Away > Steep > I Am Hydrogen > Weekapaug Groove* > Nellie Kane, Ghost

E: While My Guitar Gently Weeps

*unfinished

Source: Unknown

1,184 Responses to “The Windy City Awaits”

  1. [Not Tom] Marshall Says:

    @ t3po – your avatar is strangely similar to Bouncin’ Fans’ at first glance.

  2. Mr. Completely Says:

    just the Greeks, @Marshall – which is plenty for me, I’m psyched

    summer is busy season at work, big blocks of shows are out of the question

  3. fat bastard Says:

    silly you forgot the goldbond

  4. VoidBoy Says:

    I hope we’re posting “no spoilers”… (preferably later that night)… yeah, I know… but still 24… (I mean 48 hours to go)

  5. Mr. Completely Says:

    waiting for stupid windows to finish cancelling borked print jobs before I can shut down laptop and leave…le sigh…fuck you Bill Gates and your horrible monstrosity

  6. Mr. Completely Says:

    ah there we go

    laters y’all

  7. SillyWilly Says:

    @fat bastard

    good call.

    very good call.

    Usually in June im not thinking of the ol’ goldbond, but in August, you gotta have it.

    Those of you heading South in July better be packin’.

  8. Type III Jamming Personality Disorder Says:

    @auntie em
    yeah, until you realize C3PO is MELTIN’ FUCKIN’ FACES OFF!!! That dude rips, even if he’s more of a composed, prog-style player. not much improvisational ability, but he never misses a note. and he’s fluent in over 6 million forms of communication. which is nice.

  9. fat bastard Says:

    3 hopes for TP…
    Sand
    STFTFP
    The Mango Song

    3 hopes for Cleveland…
    getting there
    finding BTBash
    getting home

  10. Mr.Palmer Says:

    Enjoy the shows Silly. remember to stay on your feet, or stay away from AW. Either or.

  11. [Not Tom] Marshall Says:

    Any new fall tour rumors? I’ve been outta the loop for about two weeks now.

  12. Mr.Palmer Says:

    NTM- ACL- Vegas, Indio i’ve heard

  13. Mr.Palmer Says:

    ACL is confirmed, duh

  14. SillyWilly Says:

    @Mr. P

    llfa.

    i survived last saturday with AW.

    the trick is not worrying about keeping up with him.

  15. Leo Weaver Says:

    Evening guys…

    @auntie em…timer said today he heard the west coast will get some love in the fall

  16. Gavinsdad Says:

    Thirding the PDX fall rumor. I have an ok source. Posterkid read the Timers posts.

    Was eyeing up that green gold bond in walgreens earlier with a little fear.

    Mr C – the missions clear. Wish I could take in the Greeks with y’all.

    @fee4zy: I’m a huge Zappa plays Zappa fan. Glad to see the love. He is totally doing his father proud.

  17. halcyon Says:

    Anyone here of the Carolina Chocolate Drops? They are pretty good.

    Mr C they are playing in your neck of the woods: Jul 7 Oregon Zoo Amphitheater in Portland, OR

    Here is a snippet from their site:
    The Carolina Chocolate Drops are the newest and youngest players in a long lineage of Black String Bands. The tradition traces its roots to musicians from Africa who came to the Americas in the holds of slave ships. The anchor instruments were made of gourds with a neck and a variety of string combinations. The same basic gourd banjo, called the ekontone, is played today in Gambia. Alongside the banjo gourd, musicians devised a number of fiddles, American-born relatives of the African ritti or one-stringed fiddle. Eventually, perhaps under the influence or orders of masters who wanted Irish jigs played in their parlors, black fiddle-players picked up the European violin, taking that instrument back to their cabins, adding classical-style fiddle to banjo and percussion; so the blurring of boundaries began.

    http://www.carolinachocolatedrops.com/

  18. sumodie Says:

    Add Portland’s Rose Garden to the rumor mill

  19. Gavinsdad Says:

    @silly: that’s a solid approach. If I run into the CA boys or AW at hershey I’m very happy to hang with em. Keep up with em is another story. 🙂

  20. Leo Weaver Says:

    @gdad…I picked up a green bottle a few days ago. As a longtime gold bottle user, I have to say the green bottle def has a little more ice to it…borderline scary at first, but quickly gets all ahhhh. Green bottle is already packed!

  21. sumodie Says:

    Bonnaroo webcast schedule here:

    http://www.youtube.com/bonnaroo

    Carolina Chocolate Drops on tomorrow afternoon

  22. Mr.Palmer Says:

    I’ll do the RG if they play there. At least i’ll try my hardest to make it happen.

  23. [Not Tom] Marshall Says:

    Let’s get this Gold Bond thing totally out in the open. I’ve used the yellow bottle before but never the green. What’s the difference? Also, other than preventing chaffing, what are the true benefits/uses?

    I tend to use it front, under, and back. Am I doing it right? There aren’t really instructions on the bottle that I’ve ever seen.

  24. halcyon Says:

    Sweet Sumodie

    They are playing in your neck of the woods in the beginning of September. They are also playing at the World Cafe GDad.

    Marshall

    Sounds like you got it down. The Green Bottle is stronger.

  25. butter Says:

    Marshall – it sounds like your doing it right

    never stepped up to the green either yet

    plane is finally here

    should board soon

    see ya’ll in Chi

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