Phish plays Madison Square Garden on their 2018 NYE run (night one) © Paul Citone Photo

Phish will be kicking off their Summer 2019 tour in St. Louis next week, and ahead of that the local media always wakes up and gets some interesting pieces published on the band as the tour progresses.

Jeremy D. Goodwin is a reporter for St. Louis on the Air and got a chance to publish this 15 minute audio report / podcast discussing the band ahead of their busses rolling into town.

On Monday’s St. Louis on the Air, St. Louis Public Radio reporter Jeremy D. Goodwin explored the popularity and nuances of Phish with musicologist Jake Cohen, who just last month presented at the first-ever Phish Studies Conference at Oregon State University. He’s also attended about 180 of their shows.

Listen to the piece here. Must hear for music nerds and Phish fans.