Wednesday, March 10, 2010
Mike Gordon Band performs "Can't Stand Still" at the Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg, PA on March 7, 2010.
In the middle of the summer of 1988, a young band from Vermont drove a beat-up truck across the country to Telluride to play a string of shows here.
They stayed on the floor of a house called the Purple Palace and made nearly a thousand bucks in their first tour out West.
In the middle of the summer of 2010, it appears, they’ll be back. Only this time, Phish will play the main stage of Town Park to 9,000 people a night. And Phish probably won’t be staying on someone’s floor.
Set One: Frame Jam* > Can't Stand Still, Couch Lady, Be Good**, I'm Deranged^, Walls of Time^, I'm Deranged^, Emotional Railroad, Voices
Set Two: Andelmans' Yard, Sugar Shack, Jones, Swamp Music, Nobody's Home, The Grid, River Niger She Said, She Said
Encore: Another Door
* Improv jam with Todd on frame drum and Craig on N'goni
** First time played
^ with Danny Barnes on banjo, and with Scott/Mike/Danny trading places on bass, banjo and guitar
Setlist via Mike-Gordon.com
Read Scott Murawski's blog for his thoughts on the Baltimore show:
Regardless of the sound issues for me, the band sounded great. It was a playful evening, initiated by the Danny Barnes sit in. He came up for Deranged, a rare and bizarre David Bowie tune taken from a movie soundtrack. In the middle of this we inserted Walls Of Time, the bluegrass tune which seem to fit effortlessly into the middle. At this point Danny, Mike and I met in the middle of the stage and passed our instruments to the person to the left. This put Mike on banjo, Danny on guitar, and me on bass, and we played most of the tune this way. Near the end Mike and Danny swapped and Mike wailed a guitar solo. (He is one of my favorite guitarists…) Then we swapped back and finished deranged.
We broke out the new Tom tune in the first set too. Mike had been looking for a tune in the repertoire that had a repetitive vocal ending that wasn’t the chorus of the song and we found it in this tune. Very anthemic.
Second set we broke out my tune, Jones, for the first time. The groove on this was so thick and when we rehearsed it we only played one verse and chorus, and I ended up rearranging it on the spot.
Most Active Posts
Photo by Dave Vann Set One: Buried Alive, Lonesome Cowboy Bill^, Ha Ha Ha, Sample In A Jar, The Divided Sky, Wolfman's Brother -&...
Miley Cyrus sits atop the latest Top Tours ranking as she completed the North American leg of her 2009 world tour with sold out concerts i...
photo courtesy of abby fox Set One: Walfredo, Mellow Mood, Stealing Time From The Faulty Plan, Divided Sky, Tela, My Soul, Ginseng Sulliva...
official poster by nate duval Soundcheck : Whole Lotta Love (x2), Thank You, Billy Breathes, Can't You See, Ramble On, Whole L...
The Phish from Vermont performs "Sparkle" at Merriweather Post Pavilion on June 26, 2010.
The Phish cover Neutral Milk Hotel's "In The Aeroplane Over The Sea"
Set One: China Cat Sunflower > I Know You Rider, Black Throated Wind, Muly Guly, High Time, Loose Lucy > Throwing Stones > One Mo...
Setlist and Pictures @ phish.com Paste Magazine: Watch Phish Cover Exile on Main St. Los Angeles Times: Phish at Empire Polo Club in Ind...