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May 17th, 1994: The Arlington Theatre, Santa Barbara CA

Phish moves northward up the California coast today for a show in the ocean-side city of Santa Barbara. The audience recording I’m listening to begins during the first verse of the show-opening “Suzy Greenberg.” “Suzy” is standard except for a … Continue reading

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May 16th, 1994: The Wiltern Theatre, Los Angeles CA

Show #2 of spring 94’s California run brings us northward from San Diego to Los Angeles. Although the band played two shows in L.A. during their winter/spring ’93 tour, Phish limits their appearance in the City of Angels to just … Continue reading

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May 14th, 1994: Montezuma Hall, San Diego CA

Phish’s spring ’94 westward sprint ends today upon reaching the Pacific Ocean. The band played 10 shows in California during the winter/spring ’93 tour, and they’ll come close to matching that number by the end of the next couple weeks. … Continue reading

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May 13th, 1994: Hayden Square, Tempe AZ

The final non-west coast performance of spring ’94 brings Phish to Hayden Square in Tempe, Arizona following a string of shows since the Bomb Factory that have been solid but unexceptional. A very good “Runaway Jim” opens the show. Even … Continue reading

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May 12th, 1994: Buena Vista Theater, Tucson AZ

Spring tour continues westward tonight with the first of two shows in Arizona. A big bust-out of “Catapult” (last seen early February ’93) opens the show, consisting solely of Mike “singing” the song sans accompaniment. This quirky tune ends as … Continue reading

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May 10th, 1994: Paolo Soleri Amphitheatre, Santa Fe NM

Phish skipped New Mexico entirely during their lengthy winter/spring ’93 tour, but they make one stop in the state tonight during this year’s spring tour. Tonight’s show is the only show separating two (deserved) days of rest for the band … Continue reading

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May 8th, 1994: The Backyard, Bee Cave TX

Tonight’s show in the interestingly named town of Bee Cave is the night after the “big one” in Dallas yesterday and the final of three Texas shows. Will Phish engage in free-wheeling, long-form improvisation like last night? Or will tonight’s … Continue reading

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