Summer Tour 1999 Setlists


8/1/99 Naeba, Niigata, Japan (Fields of Heaven Stage)

I: Cities, Rift, Wilson, Moma Dance, Divided Sky, Horn, Split Open and Melt,
   Poor Heart, Bouncin Around The Room, Antelope

II: Possum > Tweezer > Llama > Mikes Song > I Am Hydrogen > Weekepaug Groove,
    Wedge, Lizards, You Enjoy Myself

E: Sweet Adeline, Tweezer Reprise

Thanks to Mark Segelman

7/31/99 Naeba, Niigata, Japan (Fields of Heaven Stage) I: My Friend My Friend, Golgi Apparatus, Get Back on the Train, Limb by Limb, Free, Roggae, Sparkle II: Also Sprach Zarathustra > David Bowie, Wading in the Velvet Sea, Prince Caspian, Fluffhead, Squirming Coil E: Tibetan monks chant for about 20 minutes, Brian and Robert*, Simple * - wth Tibetan monks Thanks to Phish.Net & Mark Segelman for the setlist email!
7/30/99 Naeba, Niigata, Japan Fields of Heaven I: Birds of A Feather, Sample, Beauty of My Dreams, Stash, NICU, Funky Bitch, Ghost, Axilla I II: Down with Diease, My Soul, Reba, HYHU > Bike* > HYHU, Runaway Jim, Cavern E: Julius * to impress Shiomo, the Drummer from the Boredoms because Fishman has a crush on her (no Vaccuum, Fishman on Guitar)
07/30/99 Fuji Rock Festival (Green Stage) - Naeba, Niigata, Japan Chalk Dust Torture, Guyute, Wolfman's Brother, Taste, Speech*, Punch You in the Eye > Waste, Hello My Baby** * - the band huddled and Trey apologized for not being able to speak, himself and then brought out a translator who spoke to the crowd in Japanese ** - a cappella Webcast came in at the end of Chalk Dust Torture. One set, about an hour in length. Phish will perform later on the Field of Heaven Stage. Thanks to Phish.Net and David 'zzyzx' Steinberg
7/26/99 Deer Creek - Noblesville, Indiana I: Farmhouse, Get Back on the Train, Vultures, Sleep, Gumbo > NICU Beauty of My Dreams, Bathtub Gin, Mountains in the Mist, Axilla I, Stash II: Wolfman's Brother, Piper, Theme from the Bottom > Down with Disease, Feedback Jam* > Split Open and Melt** E: Woodstock***, Julius * jam (four minutes total) started as a feedback-based thing, as in the beginning of Also Sprach Zarathustra. Fishman pulled into the drum beat of ASZ, but Mike layed down the bass line of Split, and that's where they finally headed instead. ** Trey ended Split Open & Melt with a speech thanking the Phish fans for being so cool and sharing the values of peace and love. He made several mentions to the 'shit' that went down at Woodstock over the weekend, and was very passionate about the fact that the band is surrounded and apart of such an amazing scene... *** "Well I came upon a child of god..." by Crosby, Stills & Nash - Unfinished (1st time played) Thanks to Christian Hoard for the setbreak and post-show calls, and to Mike and Erin for the use of their cell phone! :)
7/25/99 Deer Creek, Noblesville, IN I: Meat^, My Friend My Friend -> My Left Toe -> Whipping Post^^, Makisupa Policeman^^^, I Saw It Again, Boogie on Reggae Woman, Cavern II: Birds of a Feather > Walk Away, Antelope, Suzie Greenberg*, HYHU > Purple Rain*** > Hold Your Head Up, You Enjoy Myself**** E: Loving Cup ^ with Mike breakdown solo; also, Meat has never opened a show before ^^ not played in 206 shows (since 8/10/96) (Sung by Trey) ^^^ Trey announced that it's Chris Kuroda's birthday, then played a Happy Birhday solo, then each of the other band members took a turn in a cycle of rasta solos. Then Mike took a bass solo. Then Fish babbled for awhile in a Jamaican accent. Then Kuroda took a one-minute light solo -- unaccompanied by music! :) * with Page start/stop jam; and teases of I Wish by Stevie Wonder ** Fishman forgot words to second verse :) *** not played in 208 shows (ince 8/6/96) **** with teases of Boogie on Reggae Woman Thanks to Christian Hoard for the prompt setbreak and post-show calls! :)
7/24/99 Alpine Valley - East Troy, WI I: Guyute, Fluffhead -> Jam* > TMWSIY > Avenu Malkenu > TMWSIY > Wedge, Character Zero II: Tweezer -> Catapult ** -> Tweezer, Mango ***, The Happy Whip and Dung Song, Waste, Chalkdust Torture E: Glide, Camel Walk, Alumni Blues****, Tweezer Reprise * the Fluff>Jam was 34 minutes! ** Trey and Mike sang Catapult in harmony over Tweezer *** with glowring war **** not played in 272 shows (since 4/15/94)! Thanks to Phish.Net & Dan Schar for the email of the first set (called in by Beau Colburn and posted to rmp by Jim Raras); and Christian for the prompt post-show call.
7/23/99 Polaris Amphitheatre - Columbus, OH I: Yamar, NICU, Back at the Chicken Shack, Punch You in the Eye*, Fast Enough for You, Get Back on the Train, Davie Bowie, Strange Design**, Possum II: Ghost -> Free, Birds of a Feather > Meatstick^, Fire^^ E: Bouncin' Round the Room, Rocky Top * w/ Trey on small keyboard ** not played in 48 shows (since 8/15/98) ^ Trey announced that the world record for most dancing was set a few months ago by a group of 74,000 in another country, so that the band is going to continue teaching The Meatstick Dance and try to break that at NEW YEAR'S EVE IN FLORIDA! Thanks to Alex Esselstein for the prompt setbreak and postshow calls!
7/21/99 Star Lake Ampitheatre, Burgettstown, PA I: ACDC Bag > Cities, Gold Soundz*, Ginsing Sullivan, Limb By Limb, Funky Bitch, Moma Dance, When The Circus Comes, Taste, Bittersweet Motel II: Mike's Song > Simple > My Left Toe > Prince Caspian > Weekapaug Groove, Golgi Apparatus E: Brian & Robert, Bold as Love * Pavement Cover (1st time played?) Thanks to Don Butka once again for the call!
7/20/99 Molson Ampitheatre, Toronto, CANADA I: Chalkdust, Sample in a Jar, Cars Trucks Buses, The Sloth, Divided Sky, Waste, Ghost, Wilson, You Enjoy Myself II: Twist Around > Moma Dance, What's The Use, Train Song, 2001 > Misty Mountain Hop* E: Guyute, Rag Time Gal * Led Zepplin Cover (1st time played?) Thanks to Ben 'Don Butka' Kartzman for the calls!
7/18/99 Oswego County Airport - Volney, New York I (100 min): Punch You in the Eye, Farmhouse, Water in the Sky, Bathtub Gin, Get Back on the Train*, Call Me If You Need a Fool*, Blue and Lonesome, Beauty of My Dreams, Moma Dance, Reba, Chalkdust II (60 min.): Runaway Jim -> Free, Meatstick**, Guyute, Axilla I***, Llama III (110 min.): My Soul, Piper^^ > Caspian > WIlson -> Catapult ^^^ -> Icculus ^^^^, Mighty Quinn, Fluffhead E: Harry Hood * with the Del McCoury Band ^ one DMB member broke a string and left the stage, and a fiddle-banjo breakdown thing ensued during his absence ** with an explanation of the record by Trey, with Sofi on stage dancing, and with Guinnes Book of World Records staff videotaping the event for verification yet on what the estimated attendance count was, much less a count of those dancing, though premilinary reports suggest the crowd may have exceeded 70,000, but but that participation in the Meastick Dance was weak. *** Axillas on this tour have been Axilla I but with the II ending; this performance was pure I, with no II ending ^^ with glowrings, and Trey on keys ^^^ Catapult was followed by a tremendous amount of banter and toying, all continuing an E chord from the end of Wilson (which was never finished) Trey: "READ THE FUCKING HELPING FRIENDLY BOOK" he said you wont find it on mtv r barnes & noble or borders or amazon or internet ...."if you wannna find out you gotta read the fucking book " Smoke on the Water, compared it to Cat Scratch Fever, and more. ^^^^ followed by more narration, and teases of the Stones'"Miss You" (primarily the vocal "ooh"s)_ Thanks to Phish.Net & aLi for calling them verbosely! :)
7/17/99 Oswego County Airport - Volney, New York - Reviews I(90): Tube, Boogie on Reggae Woman, Birds of a Feather, Guelah Papyrus, My Sweet One, Roggae, Tweezer -> Have Mercy*, Taste, Caracter Zer0 II(115): Funky Bitch**, "Southern Fried"**^, Blues Outro^^, Down With Disease*, Wolfman's Brother -> Sneaking Sally Through the Alley -> Timber, You Enjoy Myself E: The Squirming Coil, Tweezer Reprise * w/ Trey on keys ** w/ Son Seals (composer of Funky Bitch) ^ title may be incorrect ^^ short blues jam played as Son Seals left the stage Thanks to Phish.Net, aLi and Rob for the post show call!
07/16/99 PNC Bank Arts Center - Holmdel, New Jersey I (62): Sample in a Jar, Beauty of My Dreams, Dog Stole Things, Limb by Limb, Billy Breathes, Vultures, Get Back on the Train, Maze*, Cavern II (75): 2001 -> Mike's Song > I Am Hydrogen > Weekapaug Groove** -> Simple > Guyute^, Loving Cup > Golgi Apparatus E (10): Born to Run^^ * w/ Trey on keys ** with a 2001 tease ^ set is 62 minutes to this point ^^ prefaced by Trey talking about Mike is "from around here" and talked about growing up in Jersey, and then said that someone else grew up around here, "The greatest songwriter of all time!". Then Tom Marshall came out wearing a red bandana and sand lead on Born to Run (first time played) Thanks to Phish.Net aLi and Brian for the setbreak and post-show calls, and to Danny "The Bubble Guy" for help on the timings!
7/15/99 PNC Bank Arts Center, Holmdel, NJ I: Punch You In The Eye > Ghost^ > Farmhouse, Horn, Poor Heart, Axilla*, Theme From The Bottom, I Didn't Know**, The Sloth, You Enjoy Myself II: Meatstick*** > Jam, Split Open and Melt > Kung > Jam**** > Bouncing Around The Room, Chalkdust Torture^ E: Brian & Robert, Frakenstein * w/ extended "Don't Shine That Thing In My Face" jam ** w/ Vacuum Solo *** Trey explains that in Oswego, they are going to attempt to break the record for the most people dancing to the same dance at the same time in the same place. (The record is currently held by The Macarena) Then he and mike performed the meatstick dance. Also available here online. **** w/ Shine & Meatstick teases ^ w/ Llama Jam Thanks for House of Blues for the webcast!
7/13/99 Great Woods - Mansfield, Massachusetts I (1:13): NICU -> The Curtain -> Halley's Comet -> Roses are Free -> NO2, Lawn Boy, Reba* -> Carini, Funky Bitch II (1:16): Wolfman's Brother -> Piper, Bug -> Mountains in the Mist, Run Like an Antelope**, Possum*** E (0:09): Tuesday's Gone**** * - unfinished ** - with "Meatstick" teases; Trey says hi to his friend Dave (Abrahams?) in the audience *** - with Scott (Murawski of Max Creek?) on guitar **** - Lynyrd Skynyrd cover - first time played; also with Scott (Murawski of Max Creek?) on guitar Last "NO2" 07/16/94 [354 shows] - thanks to ZZYZX's Phish Stats Thanks to The Phish.Net, Beeno from Phans.Com for the quick setbreak and post-calls and to Dan Estrin and Adam Braman for the e-mail!
7/12/99 Great Woods, Mansfield, MA I: Foreplay > Longtime*, Down with Disease, Get Back On The Train, What's The Use, Split Open and Melt, Water in the Sky, Character Zero II: Twist Around, Moma Dance, Makisupa Policeman** -> David Bowie, Lizards, Guyute*** E: Rock and Roll * - Boston Cover ** - key word was "sticky kind"; included Trey on small keyboard during jam *** - "Guyute" followed by band introductions, during which Trey introduced Mike as Michael Jordan Last "Foreplay -> Long Time" 12/09/94 [309 shows] - thanks to ZZYZX's Phish Stats
07/10/99 E Centre - Camden, New Jersey - Reviews I (1:08): Wilson, Chalk Dust Torture > Roggae, Water in the Sky, Back At The Chicken Shack, Sparkle, Bathtub Gin*, Golgi Apparatus II (1:05): Tweezer > Mountains in the Mist, Birds of a Feather > When the Circus Comes, Fluffhead E (0:12): While My Guitar Gently Weeps > Tweezer Reprise * w/ "I Am A Man" jam by Spencer Davis Group Thanks to Ben "Don Butka" Kartzman, Beeno and Matt McGrath of Phans.Com and to aLi & The Phish.Net for setlists
7/09/99 Merriweather Post Pavilion - Columbia, Maryland I (1:05): Limb By Limb, Farmhouse, Get Back on the Train, Divided Sky, Trainsong, Llama, Driver, Runaway Jim II (1:20): Punch You In the Eye, Free, What's the Use, Meatstick*, Mike's Song** > Twist Around > Weekapaug Groove*** E: Harry Hood**** * - with Trey, Mike and Sofi (Page's wife) doing "The Meatstick Dance" ** - with Trey on keyboard for part of the jam and "Sweet Emotion" (Aerosmith) teases *** - with "Macarena" teases **** - with Trey on keyboard for part of the intro; "Meatstick" tease at the end Thanks to the Phish.Net, Ali, Benno, Jon Bruss & His Touring Crewe
7/08/99 Virginia Beach Amphitheatre - Virginia Beach, Virginia I: (1:10) Julius, Fee (21.25 min), Guyute, Dirt, Nellie Cane, Stash, Cavern II: Birds of a Feather > If I Only Had A Brain > Ambient Jam, Prince Caspian > Jesus Left Chicago*, I Saw It Again, Sleep, Meatstick**, Tube > Simple E: Terrapin*** > HYHU, Character Zero * Slowed Version ** w/ full dance *** Syd Barrett Cover Thanks to Jon Bruss, D. Baum, Elon, Nick & Emily. Thanks to Phish.Net & Brian Reen of Phans.Com.
07/07/99 Blockbuster Pavilion, Charlotte, NC I: Get Back on the Train, What's The Use, Billy Breathes*, My Mind's Got a Mind of Its Own, Sneakin' Sally Through The Alley, Axilla, Rift, Wolfman's Brother, Maze**, Loving Cup II: 2001**, Down with Disease > My Left Toe > Wading In A Velvet Sea > My Left Toe, Bug, You Enjoy Myself E: Possum***, Funky Bitch*** * - with new jam at the end ** - Trey on small keyboard during jam *** - w/ Derek Trucks on slide guitar Thanks to Adam Braman & The Phish.Net and Jon Bruss, Elon, D. Baum and Sloe for the post show call!
On Monday, July 5th, Mike Gordon joined the Derek Trucks Band at the Fusion Fest in Macon, GA
7/04/99 Lakewood Amphitheatre, Atlanta, Georgia I: My Soul, Ya Mar, Farmhouse, Oh Kee Pah Ceremony > AC/DC Bag, The Wedge Vultures, I Didn't Know*, Fast Enough For You, David Bowie II: Ghost > Slave to the Traffic Light, The Horse > Silent in the Morning**, What's The Use^^, Wilson*** > Mike's Song > Sleeping Monkey > Weekapaug Groove E: Carini****, Meatstick Reprise^ E2: The Star Spangled Banner^^ * - with vacuum ** - with glowstick war ^^ - What's The Use is from The Siket Disk (previously noted as Ambient Jam) *** - Trey flubs the lyrics; starts playing "air guitar" using his effects pedals to manipulate the sound coming from his guitar **** - with Pete Carini ^ - with the entire crew (road crew? Dionysian Productions crew?) on stage doing "The Meatstick Dance"; after the song, the crew leaves and Trey and Mike remain on stage to do "The Meatstick Dance" themselves ^^ - a cappella; the entire band returned to the stage wearing stars and stripes (Jon, still wearing stars and stripes boxers); after the song, both the sky and the stage erupted in fireworks Thanks to Phish.Net & Ellis of Lemuria
On 7/3, after the show, Fishman and Gordon joined Col. Bruce Hampton at The Brandyhouse in Atlanta, GA
07/03/99 Lakewood Amphitheatre - Atlanta, Georgia I: Chalk Dust Torture, Gumbo, Sparkle, Cavern, Taste, When The Circus Comes*, Tube, Funky Bitch, NICU**, Waste, Meatstick (1:22) II Twist Around > Piper, Moma Dance, Mountains In The Mist, Run Like An Antelope, Contact, Little Drummer Boy E: Little Drummer Boy ***, Won't You Come Home Bill Bailey**** E2: Harry Hood * - unfinished ** - with Trey on small keyboard *** - Fishman on snare drum, solo; with alternate, funny lyrics **** - with Page's father, Dr. Jack McConnell, on vocals and kazoo Thanks to Phish.Net, Ellis of Lemuria and Adam Braman
7/1/99 - First American Music Center, Antioch, TN I: Punch You In The Eye, Billy Breathes, Guyute, Wolfman's Brother*, Beauty of My Dreams**, Doin' My Time**, Roggae**, Water In The Sky**, Back On The Train**, Poor Heart** II: Down With Disease, Prince Caspian, You Enjoy Myself E: Character Zero * Jerry Douglas on Dobro ** Ronnie McCoury on Mandolin & Tim O'Brien on Fiddle Gary Gazaway (El Buho) sat in on Trumpet for Poor Heart Last 'Doin' My Time' -8/7/96 Red Rocks I: 72min - II+E: 64min The show might have been cut short because of the weather. Thanks to D.Baum, Bruss, Elon and Nick!
6/30/99 - Sandstone Ampitheatre, Bonner Springs, KS Soundcheck: Limb by Limb > Funky Bitch, Beauty of My Dreams, The Wedge I: Bathtub Gin, Farmhouse*, Tube, Horn, Get Back On The Train, Maze**, Limb By Limb, Golgi Apparatus Setbreak Music: Marc Ribot Y Los Cubanos Postizos II: Squirming Coil, Free, Birds of a Feather, Simple > Swept Away > Steep, Piper, Bug > My Left Toe, Stash E: Bouncing Around The Room, Sample in a Jar New Stage Setup - (left to right: Page, Mike, Fish, Trey) Trey on extra keyboard during Maze and Limb by Limb * New intro to Farmhouse ** w/ Bathtub Gin Teases Thanks to TK & Kevin for writing down the setlists next to me. Thanks as well to Jon, Kevin, and the whole Iowa/E-Town crewe
Phish Played "The 5th Ball", June 24th, 1999, Trey's Barn, Careystock, VT Set I: Farmhouse, Moma Dance, Hey you* , Meatstick > Funk/Fusion Jam > Come Together* Set II: Get Back on the Train, Windora Bug, Dirt, Twist Around > Jam, Saw it Again, Rockawilliam * w/ Jim Carrey on Vocals (yes, the actor you're thinking of)

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