are reeling in good and in a bit of a tizzy today after a wildly successful two-night run that hosted down at Chaifetz Arena in , MO.

Nobody could have known when they booked their opener there that the Blues would be poised to win the Stanley Cup final on Night #2, resulting in the super obvious and very welcome crowd pleaser, “Gloria,” the official victory song of the NHL team, right as hit the second set once the victory was final.

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Night one won’t easily be remembered or re-called easily in the Phistory books, but for a tour opener it’s a great addition to the catalog and featured a debut plus a full range of Phish hi-jinx like jams, the debut of a song and more.

Our friend Fassbinder Photography brought back this gallery of the band looking spiffy. Scroll down to see the full set… —Editor

Rail-riders have the dopest koozies…

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Stoked to be there. Pre-show up front…

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Pre-show happiness

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Trey takes the stage.

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Bliss ensues…

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Mike’s outfit highlights start at the bottom… his shoes.

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The band kicked off the classic “Cool Amber and Mercury” which was first debuted the previous in at Garden Arena.

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Smiles all around right from the start…

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Right?!

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Finally we get a look at the band and Mike’s pants.

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Sometimes all I need to see on the webcast is Trey’s vibe as smiley, because then I know he’s having fun up there.

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So giggly

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Mike was rather stoic on Night #1, probably dialing in his sound.

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There, he found it…

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sounded great from the start, a full night of confidence behind . When he’s on, the rest of the band can relax.

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Trey leans back on it…

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Then leans in…

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Where we going next, boys?

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A new type of Trey face has recently emerged…

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Love this shot.

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Cool Amber and Mercury colors…

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Chairman of the Boards

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He’s really happy that new synth

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Trey leans in more…

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Searching…

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Page finding something…

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The stylish one 🌵

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Three more sides of Trey were shown…

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phish in st louis night one tour kickoff live music blog fassbinder photography 2019

phish in st louis night one tour kickoff live music blog fassbinder photography 2019

The band goes on from this run to headline 2019.


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