It looks like it’s game on for Telluride Phish this summer. The City Council of Telluride has given the thumbs up for those August 9 & 10 Phish shows we mentioned recently. But the approval came with an interesting twist: a sweetheart deal for 1,500 tickets to be set aside for local residents. That ought to get a few phans riled up. Let’s just hope none of those tickets pop up on Stubhub.

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