Friday, August 15, 2008

Today in Phishtory: 8/15/04 Coventry, VT

Trey and his Mom do the Sexy Bump!

Yeah, four years ago, Phish played their last show. Ever. It was sloppy and sad and highly emotional. I was wasted, covered in mud, and sort of in shock.
Phish 8.15.04, Coventry, VT

Set 1: Mike's Song > Hydrogen > Weekapaug Groove, Anything But Me, Reba, Carini > Chalkdust Torture > Possum, Wolfman's Brother* > The Sexy Bump Jam** > Wolfman's Brother > Taste

Set 2: Down With Disease*** > Velvet Sea**** Glide, [band speech], Split Open and Melt > Blowing Off Steam Jam > Ghost

Set 3: Fast Enough for You, Seven Below > Simple > Piper > Bruno***** > Dickie Scotland****** > Wilson > Slave to the Traffic Light, [fireworks]

Encore: [Trey speech], The Curtain With

*Trey tells everyone that the wolfman's brother is Fishman.
**Trey and Mike bring out their mothers and do the 'sexy bump' dance with them. Then later, 'sandwich' their manager, John Paluska with it.
***Trey plays his guitar with a glow stick.
****Page gets emotional and starts crying.
*****The band spontaneously writes a song to acknowledge their monitor engineer Mark "Bruno" Bradley. Other crew acknowledgments.
******Same as above, but for Richard "Dickie Scotland" Glasgow

You can listen/download Coventry 8/15/04 courtesy of

And you have to read my Coventry recaps... Part II and Part III.

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