Phish played MSG last night for the second of their three-night run and really tore the roof off the sucker. Very solid show. Here’s the quick rundown of what went down:


12/03/2009 Madison Square Garden
Set 1: Punch You In the Eye, Backwards Down the Number Line, Axilla > Taste, Boogie On Reggae Woman, Stash, Lawn Boy, Time Turns Elastic, Back on the Train > Julius

Set 2: Down with Disease > Piper > Fluffhead, Cities > Free, Halley’s Comet > Also Sprach Zarathustra > David Bowie

Encore: Character Zero

Soundboard Recordings via
Audience Recordings via Bitorrent (various sources available): (OTS) Schoeps mk41 > M222/NT222 > V3 16bit | (OTS) Schoeps mk41 > M222/NT222 > V3 24 bit | Schoeps Matrix 16bit







Check out the full photo set here.


Phish | 12.03.09 | Axilla I | Madison Square Garden – New York, NY [YouTube]

Down With Disease MSG 12/3 [YouTube]

DWD, Piper – PHISH – 12/3/09 – Madison Square Garden [YouTube]

Phish – 2001 – Madison Square Garden – 12/3/09 [YouTube]

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