The Mimi Fishman Foundation has launched a new on-line charity auction that features many show used drumsticks and drumheads from Phish’s 2012 summer shows as well as the 2011 New Years run which took place at Madison Square Garden. The sticks and heads are dated as well as signed by Phish drummer Jon Fishman.Proceeds from this auction will benefit the Delta Gamma Center for Children With Visual Impairments – an organization which has been supported by the Foundation for many years.The
Phish's third show at The Palace on December 6, 1997 was yet another defining fall '97 gig, with an under-recognized set I and a renowned set II that must be heard in one sitting, preferably loud with headphones. Set I highlights include an intense second-song Run Like An Antelope, alien landscapes of Train Song and seamless pairings of Bathtub Gin > Foam and Fee > Maze.
Page McConnell will perform on keyboards with The Meter Men on October 30th at The Sinclair in Cambridge, MA, follwoed by two nights at New York's BB King Blues Club on October 31st and November 1st. They will also perform November 2nd at The Howard Theatre in Washington, DC. The Meter Men features three original members of The Meters, including drummer Zigaboo Modeliste, guitarist Leo Nocentelli and bassist George Porter, Jr.--Tickets are on sale now for all shows.
Trey Anastasio Band's tour to support Traveler, Trey's forthcoming solo album, begins in less than one month in Detroit, MI, marking TAB's first trip to the city since 2002. Joining Trey on this tour will be TAB veterans Natalie Cressman, Jennifer Hartswick, Russ Lawton, Tony Markellis and Ray Paczkowski.
On Tuesday, September 25, Phish will release "December 6, 1997, The Palace of Auburn Hills, Auburn Hills MI" as the next remastered show to join the ongoing LivePhish Archives collection. The show will be available as a download at LivePhish.com and as a 2-CD LivePhish Limited set exclusively from Phish Dry Goods.
This coming Labor Day Weekend, August 31, September 1 and 2, Phish will play three shows at Dick's Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City, CO, just outside of Denver. All three shows will be webcast live at LivePhish.com. The webcasts are available for pre-order now, along with an event t-shirt.
Traveler, Trey Anastasio's forthcoming solo album, will be released on October 16 on Rubber Jungle Records / ATO Records. The first single on the album, "Scabbard," was released yesterday and is available for download at iTunes and Amazon MP3. It's also available as a 7" Vinyl record, pressed on red wax (with a "Pigtail" B-Side).
This Friday, August 24, Phish will play a sold out show at Oak Mountain Amphitheatre in Birmingham, Alabama. The show will be webcast live at LivePhish.com. The webcast is available for pre-order now, along with a Summer 2012 Tour t-shirt (a brand new color variation that's not available on the road).LivePhish.com will broadcast a 9-camera, high definition shoot with high quality audio mixed live.