A Festi Set

Amounting to an extended warm up for fall tour, Phish played the ultimate festival set in Austin last night that featured a smattering of songs and little creative improv. Staying wholly within the box for the indie festival, the only surprise came in the middle of “Harry Hood’s” jam when the band smoothly segued into “Light” – the biggest and brightest piece in their repertoire right now. But for the first time in memory, Phish didn’t jam the song, ending with its lyrical refrain. This represented the unifying theme of the band’s Austin appearance – no jams. Sounding perfectly proficient the entire night, particularly strong playing came in “Chalk Dust,” “Rock and Roll > 2001,” and “Harry Hood,” but all in all, this was a big pay day for the band and not much else. While I’m sure they had fun headlining a major festival, Phish played the most straight forward show possible with no risks whatsoever, making the night a non-factor for the many fans who didn’t attend – including myself. Even Phish didn’t list Austin City Limits as part of their Fall Tour on their website, because tour starts for real on Sunday. Broomfield awaits…

Down with Disease, Cities, Possum, Wolfman’s Brother, Chalk Dust Torture, Rock and Roll > Also Sprach Zarathustra, Backwards Down the Number Line, Harry Hood > Light,Suzy Greenberg, You Enjoy Myself

E: Cavern, First Tube

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1,630 Responses to “A Festi Set”

  1. EL Duderino Says:

    Crazy Horse – Come On Baby Let’s Go Downtown – Crazy Horse

  2. butterflyeffect Says:

    damn sounds good over stream

  3. neemor Says:

    LPstream just dropped into Demand from 6.22.94…blowing my fucking mind.

  4. EL Duderino Says:

    Usually Halloween Albums are covers Phish has done before Silly…

    Fox Trot would be a better bet IMO

  5. ThePigSong Says:

    simple

  6. EL Duderino Says:

    Bob Marley – Rat Race – %/26/76 The Roxy Theater – Hollywood, CA.

  7. EL Duderino Says:

    5

  8. EL Duderino Says:

    To The human Race

  9. Selector J Says:

    Stream is being difficult on this end… Oh well. Thanks to the future being here already, I’ll just listen to it tomorrow.

    ===
    El Dude, what’s with your random song generator? Just curious.

  10. Mr. Murph Says:

    Mock Song Me

  11. butterflyeffect Says:

    wonderred is back and good atm

  12. EL Duderino Says:

    Cream – Train Time – Wheels Of Fire

  13. butterflyeffect Says:

    ghosttttt

  14. butterflyeffect Says:

    yesssssssss

  15. butterflyeffect Says:

    20 min go!

  16. butterflyeffect Says:

    wonderred strong atm

  17. ThePigSong Says:

    streaminginmyear is working, it’s just not very listenable.

  18. Mr. Murph Says:

    Hmm, perhaps a groove in Charleston now.

  19. butterflyeffect Says:

    page feelin it

  20. butterflyeffect Says:

    wonderred is what you want

  21. butterflyeffect Says:

    please jam it out boys get dirty let’s goooo

  22. purplehumpbackwhale Says:

    wow! the ghost is going SICK so far. or 2nd set in general should i say

  23. purplehumpbackwhale Says:

    beautiful trey!

  24. EL Duderino Says:

    Charleston is gonna make Brim field look like a cake walk

  25. butterflyeffect Says:

    yesssssss

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