PHISH FRIDAY: “You Enjoy Myself” (Trey with New York Philharmonic)

I remember the first time I heard the audience recordings from the Trey Anastasio performance with the New York Philaharmonic back in September, 2009, because it was one of the rare moments when you're...

PHISH FRIDAY: “Mike’s Groove” (MP3 from Hampton/Winston-Salem ’97)

In case you missed it, Phish dropped a little nugget (only 35 minutes worth) of a preview from the Hampton/Winston-Salem '97 release that's due out in December. The 7-CD box set is bound...

Phish Friday: One-Year Guyutica Anniversary + Giveaway

Coming off the 1st Annual Anniversary yesterday of one of the better Phish shows from 2010, the October 20th show at Utica Memorial Auditorium in upstate NY (the famed "Guyutica" set), we're pleased to...

Phish Friday: Bouncing Like a Newborn Elf

Another week in autumn has passed and sure enough, beginning in Charleston (and especially last Saturday to these ears), Phish has shifted gears in a forward direction. Setlist-wise, they are throwing in variation...

Phish Friday: Phortin Friday Updates

A few quick updates on this Phriday because show time is upon us! First up, The Phish from Vermont tackle the only southern portion of this brief fall tour @ North Charleston Coliseum in Charleston,...

Phish Friday: The Top 15 Bustouts, Part 2 – The Originals

After a few weeks off from Phish Friday, I’m back at you with the second and final installment of historic Phish bust-outs. Which perhaps begs the question, why do we even care about bust...

Phish Friday: Bust-Outs Part 1 – The Cover Edition

With the recent Phish.net blog post on bust-outs, it seemed fitting that we were already preparing a two-part Phish Friday series on bust-outs ourselves. My thoughts on this setlist categorization and their significance will...

Phish Friday: The Best of Summer Tour (in your own words)

Now that Phish summer tour is come and gone, and we have to anxiously await confirmation of these fall tour dates that seem to be making the rumor rounds as of late. We're...

Phish Friday: The Telluride Run Spawns a JVS Pandemic

There is a theory on how Telluride got it's name... It's mining history and endless tunnels serve the phrase well, To Hell You Ride. Yet Hell is the farthest thing from it, especially when...

Phish Friday: 35 Must-Hear Jams for Any Phish Novice

Ah, here we are, less than a week from Phish at the Greek. While Justin swears that he’ll listen to all the shows I selected for last week’s Phish Friday before the band takes...

15 Must-Hear Shows for Any Phish Novice

So Aaron and I have been friends of Justin's for a while, and while there's no question in our minds that he completely adores the Phish from Vermont, it's become increasingly obvious over the...

Phish 3D Movie Officially On Its Way

Remember that Phish 3D film we mentioned back in No. '09 (during Festival 8)? Well, it looks like we've got some action in that department with a bunch of Phish 3D properties sprouting up...

Phish Friday Redux: Everybody’s Doing It

Speaking of Phish Friday... For a long time, LMB was the lone wolf pushing Phish Friday out onto the interwebs. Lately, it seems like the term has been catching on throughout the Phish blogger crowd,...

Phish Friday: Video of Phish Covering TV on the Radio’s “Golden Age”

Phish covers "Golden Age" by TV on the Radio and gives the song a nice, long workout: [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6gSGK6o22Co&hl=en_US&fs=1&] Phish - Golden Age - 11.27.2009 Happy Phish Friday!

Phish Friday: Links for Your Fall Tour Hangover

Phew. Last week's Fall Tour finale definitely took it out of us here at LMB. Although I've been pretty tight on time this week, I've been gathering a bunch of different Phish-related links. I...

Phish Festival 8 Updates and Details

Happy Phish Friday! We just got an email from the Phish camp with all sorts of fun details about the set-up and festivities for their upcoming Halloween festival, including but not limited to: "The Overlook +...

Phish Friday: More Red Rocks Videos

My man Patrick has been buried at work, but he still has a bunch of videos from Phish at Red Rocks that still haven't seen the light of day. We'll try to get...

Phish Friday: Windy City Videos

I'm halfway through "Darien Center Jam" from last night's Phish show and I'm waiting for the show tonight in Hartford to get started. Make sure you follow our Twitter account for setlist updates,...

Happy 4th of July: Celebrate Independence…and the 10-Year Anniversary of Phish’s 7-4-99

(photo by WaltherFamily) Happy Independence Day from Live Music Blog! I thought I'd drop a quick post to commemorate the holiday while Justin's off gallivanting at the High Sierra Music Festival. I got a brief text...

Phish Friday: The Susquehanna Sand

Now that we're finally back up and running on a new host, I can finally blow the collective Phish load that I've been holding back on over the past few weeks. Pretty much...

Phish Friday: Mailorder Art Revealed

We're fast approaching the start of the Phish summer tour explosion that will start at Fenway Park this Sunday, and the anticipation is seriously exploding between me and all my chat buddies. I...

Phish Friday | Clifford Ball on Bonnaroo 365

It's a totally nice day here in San Francisco and I'm enjoying my Phish Friday with my windows open, a nice breeze, and Phish's Clifford Ball set that it shared with Bonnaroo as part...

Phish Friday | Party Like It Was 10 Years Ago

Happy Friday, duders. I thought I'd wrap up the week with a nice Phish Friday post full of mp3's to get you grooving while you sit in your chairs at work or do...

Phish Friday | Walnut Creek Giveaway

It's about 10pm on a Friday night and it's not yet too late for me to turn in solid Phish Friday post to help finish off the week. I got a lot of...

Phish Friday | Old School August ’87, Part II

Last week, I dug back into the archives to highlight an old-school show from 8/21/1987 that captured the band during a fertile period of their career, both in terms of their songwriting and their...

Phish Friday | Old School Gems from August ’87

For this week's Phish Friday, I thought I'd drop a quick post with a look back at the old-school, a show the band played back on 8/21/87 at Ian McLean's Farm. This was one of...

Phish Friday | R&R on Anniversary Day

Today was a day of anniversary in the Phish world, as Coventry, Lemonwheel, and Clifford Ball all occurred around this weekend in the years past when the band was busy taking over the live...

Phish Friday | 10 Years Ago: 8/7–8/9/98 Weekend Run

This week's Phish Friday is brought to you by our good friend Ryan Bready over at Fresh Bread. This was my bad that the post didn't get up yesterday, so just pretend that...

Phish Friday | The Evolution of “Taste”

Nate Leskovic is back with his second Phish Friday post... In honor of the lightning-enhanced Walnut Creek “Taste” being released on DVD next week, it’s well-worth noting the glorious polyrhythmic tune’s journey through 1995. Debuted...

Phish Friday | Back on the Train

Hi everyone. Sorry for being few-and-far-between updates on the site lately. I've had some changes occur in real life that have forced me away from the blog, away from live music, away from a...

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