Phish Giant Country Horns Tour
Thursday, December 1, 1994
Salem Armory, Salem, OR
Set I: Sample in a Jar, Uncle Pen, Fast Enough for You > Maze, Guyute, I Didn’t Know, Split Open and Melt, Sweet Adeline
Set II: Peaches en Regalia, Mound, Tweezer -> Big Black Furry Creature from Mars -> Makisupa Policeman -> NICU -> Tweezer -> Jesus Just Left Chicago -> Harry Hood, Golgi Apparatus
Encore: Sleeping Monkey > Tweezer Reprise
Show Notes: Sweet Adeline was performed without microphones. The second set was held together by yet another great Tweezer with many strong transitions between songs and a Norwegian Wood tease right before an abbreviated (but active) BBFCFM.
Friday, December 2, 1994
Recreation Hall at UC Davis, Davis, CA
Opening Act: Dave Matthews Band
Check: Caravan, Julius, Funky Bitch, Magilla, Gumbo
Set I: Poor Heart, Also Sprach Zarathustra, Sparkle, Simple -> It’s Ice, The Lizards, Stash, The Squirming Coil
Set II: Chalk Dust Torture, David Bowie, Buried Alive, Julius, The Landlady, Gumbo, Caravan, Suzy Greenberg
Show Notes: The Cosmic Country Horns came in at the end of Bowie and played until the end of the show. Horns players included Dave Grippo on alto sax and percussion, Carl Gerhard on trumpet, Michael Ray on trumpet, James Harvey on trombone, and Peter Apfelbaum on baritone sax, tenor sax and flute. This version of Gumbo appears on A Live One. Based on advance ticket sales, the venue was changed from the university’s Varsity Hall roughly a week before the show to accommodate the larger-than-expected crowd. Caravan was played for the first time since May 4, 1994 (87 shows).
Saturday, December 3, 1994
Event Center, San Jose, CA
Opening Act: Dave Matthews Band
Set I: Wilson, Divided Sky, Guelah Papyrus, Scent of a Mule, Run Like an Antelope, Guyute, Sample in a Jar
Set II: Frankenstein, Suzy Greenberg, Buried Alive, Gumbo, Slave to the Traffic Light, The Landlady, Touch Me, Alumni Blues Jam, Julius, Cavern
Encore: Golgi Apparatus
Show Notes: The entire second set (but not the encore) featured the Cosmic Country Horns. The horns players included Dave Grippo on alto sax and percussion, Carl Gerhard on trumpet , Michael Ray on trumpet, James Harvey on trombone, and Peter Apfelbaum on baritone, tenor sax and flute. The Alumni jam included an introduction of the horn section. The appearance of the horns led to the first Touch Me since July 27, 1991 (391 shows).
Sunday, December 4, 1994
Acker Gym at Chico State University, Chico, CA
Set I: Runaway Jim, Foam, If I Could, Rift, Tweezer, Fee, Mound, Sweet Adeline, Possum
Set II: Maze, Bouncing Around the Room, Reba, Axilla (Part II), You Enjoy Myself, Purple Rain, Good Times Bad Times
Encore: Sleeping Monkey, Rocky Top
Show Notes: Sweet Adeline was performed without microphones. Tweezer and Reba were unfinished. Possum included an All Fall Down Signal and Foam included a silent jam.
Tuesday, December 6, 1994
The Event Center at UCSB, Santa Barbara, CA
Set I: Llama, Mound, Down with Disease, Fluffhead, Jesus Just Left Chicago, Sparkle, Stash, Golgi Apparatus
Set II: The Curtain > Sample in a Jar, Also Sprach Zarathustra, Poor Heart, Mike’s Song -> Simple -> The Mango Song -> Weekapaug Groove, Bike, I’m Blue I’m Lonesome, Foreplay/Long Time, Run Like an Antelope
Encore: Back in the USSR
Show Notes: I’m Blue I’m Lonesome was performed acoustic.
Wednesday, December 7, 1994
Spreckels Theatre, San Diego, CA
Set I: Peaches en Regalia > Runaway Jim, The Sloth, Ya Mar, Split Open and Melt, Guyute, Lifeboy, Chalk Dust Torture
Set II: Rift, Frankenstein, Divided Sky, Fee -> Julius, I’m Blue I’m Lonesome, My Long Journey Home, Amazing Grace, You Enjoy Myself
Show Notes: I’m Blue I’m Lonesome was performed acoustic and, along with Long Journey Home and Amazing Grace, was performed without microphones. This version of YEM appears on A Live One.
Thursday, December 8, 1994
Spreckels Theatre, San Diego, CA
Set I: Makisupa Policeman -> Maze, AC/DC Bag, Scent of a Mule, Punch You in the Eye, Simple -> Catapult -> Simple -> The Lizards, While My Guitar Gently Weeps
Set II: Possum, My Mind’s Got a Mind of its Own, Axilla (Part II), Reba, Nellie Kane, Sweet Adeline, David Bowie, Golgi Apparatus
Encore: The Horse > Silent in the Morning, Rocky Top
Show Notes: Nellie Kane, which was performed acoustic, and Sweet Adeline were performed without microphones.
Friday, December 9, 1994
Mesa Amphitheater, Mesa, AZ
Check: Higher Ground, Frankenstein, The Old Home Place, Funky Bitch
Set I: Llama, Foam, Guyute, Sparkle -> I Didn’t Know, It’s Ice -> If I Could -> Run Like an Antelope
Set II: Wilson -> Poor Heart -> Tweezer -> McGrupp and the Watchful Hosemasters, Julius -> Big Ball Jam, Cracklin’ Rosie, You Enjoy Myself -> Suzy Greenberg
Encore: I’m Blue I’m Lonesome, Foreplay/Long Time, Tweezer Reprise
Show Notes: I’m Blue I’m Lonesome was performed acoustic. Tweezer included a Slave-based jam.
Saturday, December 10, 1994
Civic Auditorium, Santa Monica, CA
Set I: Fee, Rift, Stash, The Lizards, Sample in a Jar, Divided Sky, Lawn Boy, Chalk Dust Torture
Set II: Simple, Maze, Guyute, Also Sprach Zarathustra, Mike’s Song > I Am Hydrogen > Weekapaug Groove -> HYHU > Why Don’t We Do It in the Road, Poor Heart, Slave to the Traffic Light, Cavern
Encore: Chalk Dust Torture Reprise, Good Times Bad Times
Show Notes: The Chalk Dust Torture Reprise included crew introductions. This version of Simple appears on A Live One.
Wednesday, December 28, 1994
Civic Center, Philadelphia, PA
Set I: Mound, Simple, Julius, Bathtub Gin, Bouncing Around the Room, Axilla (Part II), Reba, Dog Faced Boy, It’s Ice, Run Like an Antelope
Set II: Suzy Greenberg, NICU, Mike’s Song -> The Mango Song -> Weekapaug Groove, Contact, Llama, HYHU > Love You > HYHU, The Squirming Coil
Encore: Bold As Love
Show Notes: Reba was unfinished. Weekapaug Groove featured Auld Lang Syne and Little Drummer Boy quotes. Bold as Love was played for the first time since May 21, 1994 (83 shows).
Thursday, December 29, 1994
Civic Center, Providence, RI
Set I: Runaway Jim -> Foam, If I Could, Split Open and Melt, The Horse > Silent in the Morning, Uncle Pen, I Didn’t Know, Possum
Set II: Guyute, Digital Delay Loop Jam -> David Bowie, Halley’s Comet -> The Lizards, HYHU > Cracklin’ Rosie > HYHU, Good Times Bad Times
Encore: My Long Journey Home, Sleeping Monkey
Show Notes: Unlike many Runaway Jim and Foam combos, the opening to this show contained a well-jammed segue between the two songs. Possum included Auld Lang Syne teases. GTBT included Heartbreaker teases. My Long Journey Home was performed acoustic. This epic Bowie, which times out at nearly 34 minutes, included whistling and a “Lassie” chant, as well as Paradise City teases and a brief ASZ tease from Mike. Before Guyute, Trey teased Spill the Wine.
Friday, December 30, 1994
Madison Square Garden, New York, NY
Set I: Wilson, Rift, AC/DC Bag, Sparkle, Simple, Stash, Fee, Scent of a Mule, Cavern
Set II: Sample in a Jar, Poor Heart, Tweezer, I’m Blue I’m Lonesome, You Enjoy Myself, Purple Rain, Harry Hood, Tweezer Reprise
Show Notes: I’m Blue I’m Lonesome was performed acoustic. This version of Wilson appears on A Live One.
Saturday, December 31, 1994
Boston Garden, Boston, MA
Set I: Golgi Apparatus > NICU, Run Like an Antelope, Glide, Mound, Peaches en Regalia, Divided Sky, Funky Bitch
Set II: The Old Home Place > Maze, Bouncing Around the Room, Mike’s Song -> Buffalo Bill -> Mike’s Song > Yerushalayim Shel Zahav > Weekapaug Groove, Amazing Grace
Set III: My Sweet One, Also Sprach Zarathustra > Auld Lang Syne > Tropical Hot Dog Night, Chalk Dust Torture, The Horse > Silent in the Morning, Suzy Greenberg, Slave to the Traffic Light
Encore: Simple -> Auld Lang Syne
Show Notes: Mike’s Song included a tease of Collective Soul’s Shine. Antelope featured guest vocals from Tom Marshall. Trey played along to Gary Glitter’s Rock and Roll Part 2, which was being played over the P.A., at the start of the first set.