Setlists Matching State: VT, Country: USA, All Artists


Fish and Mike performed with The Mallett Brothers Band at a rally for democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders. A Life That's Good, Why Baby Why, Whirlwind, and Ring Them Bells featured Tessa Gordon on vocals. Off Road featured Spose on vocals.

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This performance will be part of "This is Wild: A Benefit for J. Willis Pratt" and will also feature Django Soul, Stone Bullet, Bad Dog, Donna Thunder, and the Peter Mayhew Band.

This performance was part of the Grand Point North festival.  "First Tube" featured Page on keys. Trey was joined by Mike on bass and Grace Potter on vocals for "Water in the Sky." "Push On 'Til the Day" featured Dave Grippo on saxophone.

Page sat in on keyboards for "Just Kissed My Baby" and "Sneakin' Sally Through the Alley."

Page sat in on keyboards for "When It Rains, It Poors."

SET 1: Jump Into the Fire [1]


During Grace Potter's headlinging set at the Grand Point North festival, Mike sat in on bass for a cover of Harry Nilsson's "Jump Into the Fire." Mike's band had performed earlier in the evening.

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This performance was part of the Plainfield Old Home Days celebration that also featured Donna Thunder and Storm, The Odd Wednesdays, and Bad Dog.

SET 1: Angatta [1]


During Barika's performance as part of The South End Art Hop, all of the other members of Mike Gordon's band joined Craig Myers, Andrew Moroz, and Michael Chorney for the Barika original "Angatta."

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This show was part of the Nectar's 40th Anniversary Celebration.

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This performance was billed as "Local Legends: An Evening of Acoustic Music" and was sponsored by Responsible Growth Hinesburg. The gig also featured sets by Nate Gusakov and Robinson Morse, and Fadhili with Niel Maurer.

SET 1: Fireworks, Greenpoint, Atari, Such a Night, This is How it Goes, RISD [1], At the Show[1], I Put a Spell on You [2], It Seems It's All a Lie, Rainy Day Woman #12 & 35, Let's Go Get Stoned, Jam[1], I Heard It Through the Grapevine[2], Turn On Your Love Light[2], Fearless > Benny and The Jets > Fearless, Limbs of a Pine[1]

ENCORE: Contact (partial), Bathtub Gin (partial), Witches of Ulster[1]


Mike sat in on bass for the noted songs. This performance was part of the Burlington Discover Jazz Festival.

This was the 18th edition of Club Metronome's weekly "Dead Set" series, which features a house band and a rotation of local musicians playing music of the Grateful Dead. For this edition, the house band consisted of Zach Nugent (guitar/voclas), Jon Fishman (drums stage left), Russ Lawton (drums stage right), Mihali Savoulidis (guitar for Set 1), Bob Wagner (guitar/vocals for Set 2 and encore), Ed Grasmeyer (bass/vocals), and Josh Dobbs (keyboards).   "Row Jimmy" and "Bird Song" featured Dave Grippo on sax. "New Speedway Boogie" featured Phish archivist Kevin Shaprio on drums-right in place of Russ Lawton.  "Bird Song," "They Love Each Other," and "Terrapin Station" featured Ryan Clausen on drums-right in place of Russ Lawton.  "Franklin's Tower" included Eric Maier on keys along with Josh Dobbs.  Mihali Savoulidis returned to replace Bob Wagner, and Leon Campos joined Josh Dobbs on keys for the second half of "Fire on the Mountain."

Mike sat in with Amy Helm and her band for the songs listed above, playing guitar on "Roll Um Easy" (Little Feat) and "Walls of Time" and playing bass on "(Ain't That) Good News" (Sam Cooke).

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This performance took place in the Higher Ground Ballroom.

Soundcheck: Corona

SET 1: Wild Side [1], Stay With Me[1]


Mike sat in for the listed songs.

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Fish sat in with the Grippo Funk Band for the whole show.

Fish sat in on drums for the songs listed above, other than the last three songs of the first set. This show, which was a benefit for The Vermont New Farmer Project, was a tribute to the upsoming 50th anniversary of the Rolling Stones. Other musicians included Russ Lawton, Ray Paczkowski, Ryan Miller, Bob Wagner, Joshua Panda, Clint Bierman, Peter Day, Steve Hadeka, Matt Hagen, Mike Clifford, Kat Wright, Christina Durfee and Nicole Nelson.

SET 1: Tush [1]


Page sat in with Grace Potter and the Nocturnals for a cover of "Tush." This show was part of the Grand Point North festival.

SET 1: Franklin's Tower [1]


Mike sat in on bass with Mickey Hart's band for a take on "Franklin's Tower" that closed the first set.

SET 1: Up On Cripple Creek, Down South in New Orleans, Further On Up the Road, Stage Fright, Who Do You Love, Rag Mama Rag, It Makes No Difference, Ophelia, Evangeline, Helpless, Wide River to Cross, Life is a Carnival [1], Don't Do It[1], Caravan[1], The Shape I'm In[1], Forever Young[1], The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down[1], Baby Let Me Follow You Down[1], The Weight[1]

ENCORE: King Harvest (Has Surely Come)[1], I Shall Be Released[1]


This gig was a benefit for NOFA VT's Farmer Emergency Fund, featuring the 'Hug Your Farmer House Band' - Bob Wagner (guitar), Clint Bierman (guitar), Peter Day (bass), Ray Paczkowski (keys), Ron Rost (keys), Steve Hadeka (drums), Chris Peterman (tenor sax), Adam Dotson (trombone), Dave Grippo (alto sax), Luke LaPlant (baritone sax) and Steven Bernstein (trumpet). Fish sat in from "Life is a Carnival" through the end of the show. "Stage Fright" featured Anders Parker on lead vocals. "Who Do You Love?" featured Matt Hagen and Mike Clifford on lead vocals. "Ophelia" and "Helpless" Will Evans on lead vocals. "Evangeline" featured Marie Claire on lead vocals. "Life is a Carnival," Don't Do It," "Caravan" and "Baby Let Me Follow You Down" featured Josh Panda on lead vocals. "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down" featured Ryan Miller on lead vocals.  All of the guest musicians joined in for the "I Shall Be Released" finale. Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin delivered some remarks prior to "Stage Firght."

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Fish joined Touchpants for a night of "vulgar, rude, crass, foul, misogynistic stupid humor." This gig also featured Creedence Clear Silver Bullet and I'm...Pregnant. There is no known setlist.

In honor of the 15th anniversary of the launch of Phish Food ice cream, Ben & Jerry's and the WaterWheel Foundation partnered to host this gathering in downtown Burlington that purported to be, as the name would suggest, the "World's Largest Cowbell Ensemble." Led by Jon Fishman, the gathering attracted roughly 1,600 participants.  Whether the ensemble was indeed the largest of its kind is still being confirmed by the Guinness Book of World Records.  Most of the proceeds from the event were donated to WaterWheel Foundation's Vermont Flood Recovery Fund, which helps to repair the devestation left by Hurricane Irene. Prior to the performance, Mike made an appearance at Ben & Jerry's and signed copies of his Steamroller Wheelies: A Restoration Convoy compilation, also benefitting Vermont flood recovery.

SET 1: I'm Yours [1], Born to Be Wild [2]


Mike sat in with Keller Williams for "I'm Yours" and "Born to Be Wild."

Mike performed on bass for the above songs during a sit-in with Max Creek.

SET 1: Green Onions [1] > Twin Killers[1]


Mike sat in on bass (replacing Dave Dreiwitz) for the Booker T. & the M.G.'s classic "Green Onions" and Deerhoof's "Twin Killers," the latter featuring "Rhapsody in Blue" and "Bathtub Gin" teases.

SET 1: Refrigerator Car [1]


Mike sat in on bass for Spin Doctor's original "Refrigerator Car" from Pocket Full of Kryptonite.

SET 1: Sugaree [1]


Mike sat in on bass with Jackie Greene for the Grateful Dead's "Sugaree."

This show was "A Vermont Flood Relief Benefit with Trey Anastasio Band.” This gig featured the debut of "Snake Head Thumb" (Anastasio/Pollak) and "Winterqueen" (Anastasio/Marshall). Before "Snake Head Thumb" Trey mentioned that the first TAB show (8 Foot Florescent Tubes, 4/17/98, at the old Winooski location) was only the second show ever at Higher Ground, and since they had been playing there for thirteen years the next song would have a "13-year-long jam."

Soundcheck: Jam, Midnight Confessions, Ginseng Sullivan, Silent Night, "Too Much Fried Dough at the Fair," Peaches en Regalia, Jam

SET 1: Chalk Dust Torture, The Moma Dance > NICU, Funky Bitch, Sample in a Jar, Cavern > Bathtub Gin, Alaska > Possum, Wolfman's Brother > Julius

SET 2: Carini[1] > Down with Disease[1] > Slave to the Traffic Light > Rock and Roll > Twist > Backwards Down the Number Line, Theme From the Bottom > Suzy Greenberg > Character Zero

ENCORE: Loving Cup


This special performance was a benefit for flood relief efforts in Vermont in the wake of Hurricane Irene and was webcast via LivePhish. This show was preceded by an announcement from Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin, who thanked the crowd for their support and spoke about additional ways people could get involved in the flood relief effort. Carini was dedicated to Pete and Tara Carini. Carini and Disease were unfinished. In the soundcheck, Silent Night featured Page on theremin with Trey joking "dude, I'm tripping on Christmas!" Peaches en Regalia was preceded by a Tom Sawyer tease and quote and was followed by a Cannonball tease.

Mike sat in on bass for covers of Allen Toussaint's "On Your Way Down" and Little Milton's "That's What Love Will Make You Do."

"River Niger" through "Weekly Time" featured Bob Wagner on second guitar. This show marked the Mike Gordon debut of Bob Dylan's "Down in the Flood." During setbreak, front of house engineer and bass tech Rachel Bischoff was proposed to on stage (she accepted).

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This was a benefit show with proceed going to Pete's Greens. The farm, managed by Amy Skelton, had a barn burned down in a fire the previous month.

SET 1: Spanish Moon [1] > Skin It Back[1]


This show was a benefit for founding Little Feat drummer Richie Hayward, who had recently been diagnosed with liver cancer; Hayward passed away on August 12, 2010. Page sat in on keyboards for "Spanish Moon" and "Skin It Back."

Mike sat in on bass in place of Ryan Stasik for a 16-minute version of "In the Kitchen."

SET 1: Goin' to Yoga, Allready All Right, Coming in from the Cold


This performance was part of "Divine: Music for the Soul," a benefit concert for the Dhatri Foundation for Compassionate Integrative Health. The set featured two The Peace originals as well as a cover of Bob Marley and the Wailers' "Coming in from the Cold."

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Fish performed for the whole show. Creedence Clear Silver Bullet opened. There is no known setlist or circulating recording.

This show was a benefit for the Seven Below Arts Initiative (which Trey mentioned at the end of the first set). “Sweet Dreams Melinda” was played at Tony’s request. This show featured the debut of “Ruby Waves.” “Moesha” was played by request, though Trey warned the crowd that he hadn’t played the song in five years and didn’t know all the words but would “make them up and then you guys can go on the internet and rag on me.”

SET 1: Echo Park, Welcome Red, Circus Cats, Love Song, Play Pause Stop, Jam, Becky, Soba, Blood Not Sap, Hateframe, Paranoid Android, Best Reason to Buy the Sun

ENCORE: Jam [1]


Mike sat in with the Duo for the encore. Both "Becky" and the preceding jam featured Dave Grippo on saxophone. 

SET 1: Home Again [1]


This was a late afternoon matinée performance. Mike sat in on bass for "Home Again" (The Disco Biscuits).

Mike joined Assembly of Dust on bass for "Arc of the Sun" (AOD), "Ain't Wastin' Time No More" (Allman Brothers Band) and "Sometimes" (Strangefolk).

This free gig was part of the Lake Champlain Maritime Festival and also featured an appearance by Bernie Sanders. "On a Bad Day" and "Milwaukee Here I Come" featured Brett Hughes on guitar vocals and Marie Claire on vocals. "Andelmans' Yard" through "Makisupa" featued Page on keyboards.

SET 1: Jam [1]


Mike sat in with STS9 on bass for a mid-set jam.

SET 1: Space [1] -> The Other One[1]


Mike sat in with Dark Star Orchestra on bass for "Space" -> "The Other One." The band sang "Happy Birthday" to Mike before the encore.

SET 1: U.S. Blues [1]


Mike sat in with Dark Star Orchestra on bass for "U.S. Blues."

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There is no known setlist or circulating recorording.

Mike joined Surprise Me Mr. Davis for their encore of The Rolling Stones' 19th Nervous Breakdown. Mike played bass while regular bassist Marc Friedman played guitar.

Mike joined Melvin Sparks on bass for "Everyting I Do Gonna Be Funky" and "Doin It to Death" (commonly mis-labeled as "Funky Good Time").

Mike sat in on banjo for "Working on a Building" -> "Reuben's Train."

SET 1: Oh! Sweet Nuthin' [1]


Mike joined Yarn on upright bass for a rendition of The Velvet Underground's "Oh! Sweet Nuthin'."

SET 1: Iko Iko [1]


Mike joined Dead Sessions on bass for their set-closing rendition of "Iko Iko."

SET 1: Something For Rockets, Sunny's Song, Soba, Becky, Walking Running Viking > Noise > Play Pause Stop, Echo Park, Scratchitti, Welcome Red, Blood Not Sap, Hateframe, 9 x 9

ENCORE: Mephisto [1]


"Mephisto" featured Brad Barr and Mike, each on guitar (Mike borrowed one of Brad Barr's guitars).  Brad Barr also sat in from "Sunny's Song" through "Scratchitti."

SET 1: Fig Tree [1]


Mike joined Brett Dennen on bass for the "Fig Tree" encore.

SET 1: Jam > Jack Straw, Cassidy > Bird Song, Odessa, Lost Sailor > Saint of Circumstance, Shade of Grey, Hell in a Bucket

SET 2: Blackbird, Friend of the Devil, Victim or the Crime, Liberty > Two Djinn, Stuff [1], Come Together, Bird Song Reprise[1] > Cassidy Reprise[1] > Sugar Magnolia

ENCORE: U.S. Blues


Mike joined Ratdog on bass for "Stuff," "Bird Song (Reprise)" and "Cassidy (Reprise)."

SET 1: I WIll Survive [1]


Mike joined The Breakfast on bass for their encore of Gloria Gaynor's "I Will Survive." The Breakfast had performed Phish's Lawn Boy in it's entirety earlier in the show.

Page and his band palyed a set as part of the Simpsons movie premiere in Springfield, VT. Mike sat in on bass for the songs listed above. "Cars Trucks Buses" contained several Simpsons theme teases throughout. Page ended the set by saying "Goodnight Springton, there will be no encore!" After a smattering of boos, Page quickly explained, "C'mon, people, it's a Simpsons reference." This setlist is incomplete.

Mike substituted for Rob O'Dea on "Back in the Basement." Page performed "Strange Design" solo on piano.

Mike joined RAQ on bass for a "I'm Bad, I'm Nationwide" (ZZ Top) and "Whipping Post" (Allman Brothers Band).

SET 1: Something For Rockets, Sunny's Song, Soba, Memphis, Walking Running Viking, Welcome Red, Echo Park, Powder, Play Pause Stop, Best Reason To Buy The Sun, 9 x 9, The Three Question Marks > My Pet Goat

ENCORE: Becky [1] > Jam[1] -> The Beltless Buckler[1] -> Becky[1]


Mike sat in with the Duo for the entire encore.

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Mike sat in on bass for the show-closing jam.

SET 1: Maliba [1], Bamana Niya[1]


Mike joined Toubab Krewe on bass along with Lamine Soumano on guitar for the Soumano original "Maliba" and the traditional "Bamana Niya."

SET 1: Blue Jeans Pizza [1], The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down [2], Mexico [3] > Happy Hour Hero [4], Buster[1], Deal [5]

SET 2: New York City, Letter Home, The Pit > Opium > 32 Things, Recreational Chemistry

ENCORE: Understand, Godzilla


Page sat in on keyboards for the entire first set. Al Schneir did not play guitar during this show due to severe tendonits in his right hand and did not appear at all on several songs.  "Dixie Down," "Mexico," Happy Hour Hero," "New York City" and "Letter Home" featured Gordon Stone on pedal steel guitar. "Dixie Down," "Deal" and the last four songs of the second set all featured Adam Terrell (Assembly of Dust) on guitar.

SET 1: Jam [1]


Mike sat in with Little Feat for a brief improvosational jam.

"China Cat Sunflower" and "I Know You Rider" were performed instrumental. Mike took lead vocals on "The Other One" and "Revolution" (Los Lobos). This setlist is unconfirmed.

Mike took lead  vocals on "Revolution" (Los Lobos), "The Other One" and "Comes a Time." This setlist is unconfirmed.

Benevento/Russo Duo opened, Phil Lesh & Friends closed. After “Trouble” Trey expressed how happy they were to be playing in Vermont and noted that this was the last night they would be playing with Phil Lesh & Friends. The end of “Uncle Albert” contained a “Stuck in the Middle with You” jam. “Who Are You?” featured Page on keyboards and Mike on acoustic guitar. Trey sat in with Phil & Friends for the entire second set and encore. Mike performed a bass duet with Phil during P&F’s second set. Trey, Mike and Page sat in for P&F’s “Midnight Hour” encore.

SET 1: Good Lovin', They Love Each Other, Rueben & Cherise, Desire, Sugaree

SET 2: You've Got To Hide Your Love Away [1], Scarlet Begonias[1] > Viola Lee Blues[1] > Jam [2], Help on the Way[1] > Slipknot![1] > Franklin's Tower[1] > Not Fade Away[1]

ENCORE: In the Midnight Hour


Benevento/Russo Duo and G.R.A.B. opened. Trey sat in with Phil & Friends for the entire second set and encore (Barry Sless did not play during the second set). Mike performed a bass duet with Phil after "Viola Lee Blues." Trey, Mike and Page all sat in for the “Midnight Hour” encore, marking one of the few instances during the "breakup" that three members of Phish appeared onstage together.

SET 1: Soul Power [1], The Chicken[1]


After thier performances with G.R.A.B. and Phil Lesh & Friends earlier in the evening at the Champlain Valley Exposition, Mike and Trey sat in with the Dave Grippo Funk Band for "Soul Power" and "The Chicken."

This show – billed as "Honky-Tonk the Vote" – was a benefit for the (successful) Bernie Sanders for U.S. Senate campaign. Grace Potter & The Nocturnals opened. Fishman sat in on a second drum kit from "Weekly Time" through the end of the show. Page sat in on additional keyboards for "Just Someone I Used to Know" and "I Washed My Hands in Muddy Water." Joe Clearly sat in on fiddle from "Honky Tonkin'" through the end of the show, excepting "King of Broken Hearts." Chris Michetti sat in on additional guitar on "Blame It On My Heart" through "Gone Gone Gone." "Mystery Train" featured Grace Potter and The Nocturnals; Grace Potter provided additional vocals for "I Shall Be Released." Tom Cleary provided additional keyboards for "King of Broken Hearts." Dan Archer sat in on additional guitar for "Baby I'm Ready" and "Bowling Green."

Mike sat in with Gov't Mule for "Banks of the Deep End." This show was part of UVM's Springfest.

SET 1: Best Reason To Buy The Sun, Echo Park, Welcome Red, Becky, Sunny's Song, Mephisto, Soba, Something For Rockets, The Three Question Marks [1], 9 x 9, What Is and What Should Never Be, Walking Running Viking, Hate Frame, Memphis, Play Pause Stop

ENCORE: Mike's Song [2], Jam [3]


Fish joined the Duo for "The Three Question Marks," prompting Marco to remark, "We've succsesfully played with all four of them now."  "Mike's Song" featured Mike, Fish and Brad Barr and contained "Wilson" and "Third Stone From the Sun" teases.  Jamie Masefield and Mike Mavridoglou joined for the ensuing jam, which also featured "Weekapaug" and "L.A. Woman" teases. Earlier in the show, Brad Barr sat in on "Sunny's Song," "Mephisto" and "What Is and What Should Never Be."

SET 1: Cheap Sunglasses [1]


Mike joined RAQ on bass for a version of ZZ Top's "Cheap Sunglasses."

Page sat in on keyboards with Frogg Cafe for the show-closing "Also Sprach Zarathustra."
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