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May 3rd, 1994: Starwood Amphitheatre, Antioch TN

Phish’s debut performance at Starwood Amphitheatre was last summer, when the band played a show in the venue’s concession area billed as “The Veranda at Starwood.” Apparently the band was scheduled to perform at this smaller stage again tonight but … Continue reading

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April 24th, 1994: Grady Cole Center, Charlotte NC

Phish has been journeying steadily south over the course of the last week, but they pull back north tonight for a return to a venue last visited in July. The band chooses to open tonight’s show with “My Friend, My … Continue reading

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April 9th, 1994: Broome County Arena, Binghamton NY

Hot on the heels of a fiery second set last night in Pennsylvania, Phish returns tonight with their first-ever appearance at a venue the Grateful Dead regularly haunted, the Broome County Arena. “Magilla” was essentially ignored throughout ’93, but the … Continue reading

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The 10 Best Phish Shows of 1993: #5-#1

Last week I posted the first half of my 10 favorite Phish shows of 1993, detailing entries #10-#6. Everything I wrote in that post about having to make difficult decisions in ranking these shows against each other applies even more … Continue reading

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December 30th, 1993: Cumberland County Civic Center, Portland ME

Ahh….December 30th. Outside of Halloween and New Year’s Eve proper, 12/30 is one of the more hallowed days of the year in Phish lore. If a NYE show is all about celebrating the year that is ending and partying until … Continue reading

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Summer ’93 Bust-outs: Ranked

Phish’s repertoire is considerably larger these days than it was in ’93, but that didn’t stop the band from springing a setlist surprise or two (or three, or four…) during the summer tour. A total of 13 songs were ‘busted-out’ … Continue reading

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August 6th, 1993: Cincinnati Zoo Peacock Pavilion, Cincinnati OH

After a couple nights off, Phish relocates to the midwest to kick off the next leg of summer tour. “Split Open and Melt” kicks off tonight’s proceedings. Like many “Melts” from this tour, the jam hews close to the song’s … Continue reading

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