Monday, August 04, 2008

Today in Phishtory: 8/4/96 Red Rocks

8/04/96 Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, CO

Set I: Chalkdust Torture, Funky Bitch, Guyute, Fee, Split Open and Melt, The Mango Song, The Sloth, Maze, Loving Cup

Set II: AC/DC Bag, Reba, Scent of a Mule, Sample in a Jar, David Bowie, Sweet Adeline, Slave to the Traffic Light

Encore: Star Trek Theme, Rocky Top
You can listen/download the 8/4/96 show here:
12 years ago, Phish kicked off a four-night run at Red Rocks. It would be epic and at the same time, due to the actions of some unruly Phisheads who invaded the tiny town of Morisson, CO, that would be the last time that Phish performed at Red Rocks.

"Too many Phisheads jamming into this tiny town," was what a local newscaster described the scene.

Here's a video of a local news report...


the joker said...

i love this news report. said...

fucking great clip. I wish I could find the footage like this that got them banned from Rupp Arena.

Anonymous said...

I was there for the whole four night run at Red ROcks. Great time! My wife dosed for the first time at this show.

FWIW I was at the Rupp Arena show too.