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Backwards Down the Number Line has not been seen in 1 Phish shows.
It was played at 4.89% of live shows.
There have been 253 shows since the live debut.
Backwards Down the Number Line has been played, on average, once every 20 shows.
Since its debut, Backwards Down the Number Line has been played, on average, every 3 shows.
It was played 81 time(s) at the following show(s):

Show Date Venue Gap Set Song Before Song After Notes
2009-03-06 Hampton Coliseum, Hampton, VA 1411 2 *** TweezerPhish debut. 
2009-06-05 Nikon at Jones Beach Theater, Wantagh, NY 6 2 Piper > Free
2009-06-09 Asheville Civic Center, Asheville, NC 3 2 *** Ghost
2009-06-14 Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival, Manchester, TN 3 2 Farmhouse Caspian
2009-06-19 Verizon Wireless Music Center, Noblesville, IN 3 1 *** Bag
2009-07-31 Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, CO 4 2 Tweezer > Fluffhead
2009-08-05 Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountain View, CA 3 2 *** DwD
2009-08-08 Gorge Amphitheatre, George, WA 2 2 YEM PiperUnfinished. 
2009-08-11 Toyota Park, Bridgeview, IL 1 2 *** Carini
2009-10-31 Empire Polo Club, Indio, CA 2 3 *** Fluffhead
2009-11-21 U.S. Bank Arena, Cincinnati, OH 4 2 If I Could Caspian
2009-11-28 Times Union Center, Albany, NY 5 1 Vultures ***
2009-12-03 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 3 1 PYITE Axilla
2009-12-28 American Airlines Arena, Miami, FL 3 2 Alaska Makisupa
2010-06-19 Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, NY 5 2 Free Halfway to the Moon
2010-06-26 Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia, MD 5 1 Stash NICU
2010-07-01 Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion at Walnut Creek , Raleigh, NC 3 2 *** Halley's
2010-07-03 Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre at Encore Park, Alpharetta, GA 2 2 Possum Hood
2010-08-06 William Randolph Hearst Greek Theatre, Berkeley, CA 3 2 Simple > Show of Life
2010-08-09 Telluride Town Park, Telluride, CO 2 2 Sand > Caspian
2010-08-13 Verizon Wireless Music Center, Noblesville, IN 3 1 Train Song > Ocelot
2010-10-08 Zilker Park, Austin, TX 2 1 2001 > Hood
2010-10-11 1stBank Center, Broomfield, CO 2 2 Fluffhead > ***
2010-10-15 North Charleston Coliseum, North Charleston, SC 2 1 Destiny Bouncin'
2010-10-19 Augusta Civic Center, Augusta, ME 2 e Reba ***
2010-10-24 Mullins Center, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 4 2 Wolfman's Alaska
2010-10-30 Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, NJ 3 2 Show of Life GTBT
2010-12-28 DCU Center, Worcester, MA 3 2 Carini > BOTT
2010-12-31 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 2 3 After Midnight Piper
2011-06-01 PNC Bank Arts Center, Holmdel, NJ 3 2 Ghost > *** No Quarter tease.
2011-06-05 Riverbend Music Center, Cincinnati, OH 3 1 Fee > ***
2011-06-08 Darien Lake Performing Arts Center, Darien Center, NY 2 2 Theme > 2001
2011-06-12 Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia, MD 3 2 Hood > Loving Cup
2011-06-17 Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre - Charlotte, Charlotte, NC 3 2 *** R&R
2011-06-19 nTelos Pavilion, Portsmouth, VA 2 2 Light > Suzy
2011-07-02 Watkins Glen International, Watkins Glen, NY 2 3 Julius > Twist
2011-08-05 Gorge Amphitheatre, George, WA 2 2 *** R&R
2011-08-08 Hollywood Bowl, Hollywood, CA 2 1 SOAMelt ***
2011-08-12 Polo Fields, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA 3 2 Fluffhead > 2001
2011-08-16 UIC Pavilion, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL 2 2 Twist > Theme
2011-09-04 Dick's Sporting Goods Park, Commerce City, CO 4 e *** ***
2011-09-14 Champlain Valley Exposition, Essex Junction, VT 1 2 Twist > Theme
2011-12-30 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 3 1 Caspian > Nellie KaneReference to Fishman's daughter Ella. 
2012-06-10 Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival, Manchester, TN 4 1 Free > Cavern
2012-06-16 Bader Field, Atlantic City, NJ 2 2 Sand > Antelope
2012-06-19 nTelos Pavilion, Portsmouth, VA 2 2 Mango > LxLDave's Energy Guide tease.
2012-06-23 First Niagara Pavilion, Burgettstown, PA 3 1 Funky Bitch > Gumbo
2012-06-30 Alpine Valley Music Theatre, East Troy, WI 4 2 *** Carini
2012-07-03 Nikon at Jones Beach Theater, Wantagh, NY 2 1 JJLC > Golgi
2012-07-07 Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, NY 3 2 2001 > CaspianBlister in the Sun tease.
2012-08-18 Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, CA 4 2 Simple > Carini
2012-08-22 Starlight Theatre, Kansas City, MO 2 2 Bouncin' > Heavy Things
2012-08-25 Aaron's Amphitheatre at Lakewood, Atlanta, GA 2 1 Roses > Character Zero
2012-08-29 Oklahoma City Zoo Amphitheatre, Oklahoma City, OK 3 1 Wilson > Moma
2012-09-01 Dick's Sporting Goods Park, Commerce City, CO 2 1 Antelope Tweezer
2012-12-30 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 4 2 Carini > Julius
2013-07-03 Darling's Waterfront Pavilion, Bangor, ME 2 2 Twist > Ocelot
2013-07-06 Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, NY 2 2 *** Tweezer
2013-07-12 Nikon at Jones Beach Theater, Wantagh, NY 3 1 46 Days Reba
2013-07-14 Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia, MD 2 2 Twist > Light
2013-07-19 FirstMerit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island, Chicago, IL 3 1 Wolfman's It's Ice
2013-07-22 Molson Canadian Amphitheatre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada 3 2 Silent > Cavern
2013-08-03 Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, CA 6 2 Steam > Mike's
2013-08-31 Dick's Sporting Goods Park, Commerce City, CO 4 2 Tweezer > ***
2013-10-18 Hampton Coliseum, Hampton, VA 2 2 Carini > Twenty Years Later
2013-10-25 DCU Center, Worcester, MA 5 2 Caspian > Ghost
2013-10-29 The Santander Arena, Reading, PA 3 2 Piper > YEM
2013-11-02 Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, NJ 3 2 Julius > Character Zero
2013-12-28 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY 1 2 Tweezer > Steam
2014-07-04 Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, NY 8 2 Theme First Tube
2014-07-08 The Mann Center for the Performing Arts, Philadelphia, PA 2 2 The Line Tweezer
2014-07-13 Randall's Island, New York, NY 4 e *** Tweeprise
2014-07-16 DTE Energy Music Theater, Clarkston, MI 2 2 Caspian > Weekapaug
2014-07-26 Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia, MD 5 1 Wombat Roggae
2014-07-30 nTelos Pavilion, Portsmouth, VA 3 2 Waste > First Tube
2014-08-29 Dick's Sporting Goods Park, Commerce City, CO 4 2 Ghost > Hood
2014-10-18 Key Arena, Seattle, WA 4 2 Sand > Bold As Love
Backwards Down the Number Line was also performed the following 21 times:
Show Date Artist Venue Notes
2008-07-06Trey Anastasio Double JJ Resort, Rothbury, MIDebut; Trey on acoustic with Mike on bass.
2008-08-07Trey Anastasio Band Music Hall of Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY
2008-10-21Trey Anastasio Band Lupo's Heartbreak Hotel, Providence, RI
2008-10-23Trey Anastasio Band The Orpheum Theatre, Boston, MA
2008-10-24Trey Anastasio Band Electric Factory, Philadelphia, PA
2008-10-25Trey Anastasio Band The National, Richmond, VA
2010-02-18Trey Anastasio Band The Pabst Theater, Milwaukee, WITrey solo acoustic.
2010-02-21Trey Anastasio Band Uptown Theater, Kansas City, MOTrey solo acoustic.
2010-02-23Trey Anastasio Band The Pageant, St. Louis, MOTrey solo acoustic.
2010-02-25Trey Anastasio Band Ryman Auditorium, Nashville, TNTrey solo acoustic.
2010-02-27Trey Anastasio Band The Tabernacle, Atlanta, GATrey solo acoustic.
2010-02-28Trey Anastasio Band Tennessee Theatre, Knoxville, TNTrey solo acoustic.
2011-02-19Trey Anastasio Band Palace Theatre, Albany, NYTrey solo acoustic.
2011-02-20Trey Anastasio Band House of Blues, Boston, MATrey solo acoustic.
2011-02-25Trey Anastasio Band Stage AE, Pittsburgh, PATrey solo acoustic.
2011-02-26Trey Anastasio Band Lifestyle Communities Pavilion, Columbus, OHTrey solo acoustic.
2011-02-27Trey Anastasio Band Riviera Theatre, Chicago, ILTrey solo acoustic.
2011-03-01Trey Anastasio Band The Ogden Theatre, Denver, COTrey solo acoustic.
2011-03-04Trey Anastasio Band The Music Box, Los Angeles, CATrey solo acoustic.
2011-03-05Trey Anastasio Band The Fox Theater, Oakland, CATrey solo acoustic.
2012-12-06Trey Anastasio Borgata Event Center, Atlantic City, NJTrey solo acoustic.

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