Category: 1994

6/25/1994 – NAUTICA STAGE

Cleveland, OH

Soundcheck: Funky Bitch, The Old Home Place (x2), It’s Raining Again

SET 1: NO2[1] > Rift > Julius, NICU > Stash, The Mango Song > Sample in a Jar, Scent of a Mule, Tela, Chalk Dust Torture

SET 2: Suzy Greenberg > Maze > Sparkle > Bathtub Gin, Axilla (Part II) > You Enjoy Myself, Hold Your Head Up > Cracklin’ Rosie > Hold Your Head Up, Harry Hood, Golgi Apparatus

ENCORE: Highway to Hell

[1] First known appearance.

Though written many years earlier, NO2 made its first known appearance at this show. Suzy contained a Heartbreaker tease and Gin included a Caravan tease from Page and a teases of The Tra La La Song (One Banana, Two Banana) from Trey.


6/24/1994 – MURAT THEATRE

Indianapolis, IN

Soundcheck: Funky Bitch (this soundcheck is incomplete)

SET 1: Divided Sky, Wilson[1], It’s Ice > Fee[2] > All Things Reconsidered, The Sloth > Paul and Silas > Horn > Reba[3], Sweet Adeline[4], Sample in a Jar

SET 2: Demand > Run Like an Antelope, Halley’s Comet > The Curtain > McGrupp and the Watchful Hosemasters > Simple -> Sanity > Llama, Dog Faced Boy[5], Poor Heart[5], Cavern[6], Carolina[4], Down with Disease

ENCORE: Rocky Top

[1] Simpsons signal.
[2] Trey sang verses through megaphone.
[3] No whistling.
[4] Without microphones.
[5] Acoustic; without microphones.
[6] Older, alternate lyrics. Acoustic; without microphones.

Wilson included a Simpsons signal. Trey teased Mike’s Song in It’s Ice. Trey sang the verses of Fee through a megaphone. Reba contained a quote of (They Long to Be) Close to You from Trey and did not have the whistling ending. Sweet Adeline and Carolina were performed without microphones. Dog Faced Boy through Cavern, which contained the older, alternate lyrics, were performed acoustic without microphones. This hot Antelope included a Disease-style jam segment.



Columbus, OH

Soundcheck: Jessica > Black or White, My Sweet One, The Wedge Jam, Funky Bitch

SET 1: Llama, Guelah Papyrus, Rift > Gumbo > Maze, If I Could > Scent of a Mule, Stash, Golgi Apparatus

SET 2: Also Sprach Zarathustra > Mike’s Song > Simple -> Midnight Rider Jam -> Catapult[1] -> Simple -> Icculus, Simple -> Mike’s Song > I Am Hydrogen > Weekapaug Groove[2] -> The Man Who Stepped Into Yesterday > Avenu Malkenu > The Man Who Stepped Into Yesterday > Digital Delay Loop Jam > Fluffhead, My Sweet One[3], Big Ball Jam > Jesus Just Left Chicago > Sample in a Jar

ENCORE: Carolina[4], Cavern

[1] Sung over the Midnight Rider jam.
[2] Unfinished.
[3] Acoustic; without microphones.
[4] Without microphones.

My Sweet One was performed acoustic and, along with Carolina, without microphones. Catapult was sung over the Midnight Rider jam. Icculus was played for the first time since March 25, 1993 (128 shows). Weekapaug was unfinished. Cavern contained a Voodoo Child (Slight Return) tease. This show was officially released as Live Phish 10. The soundcheck’s The Wedge Jam was released as an iTunes bonus track called “Columbus Soundcheck Jam.”



Cincinnati, OH

SET 1: Runaway Jim, Mound > Sample in a Jar, It’s Ice > The Horse

SET 2: Fire, Poor Heart > Down with Disease > My Friend, My Friend, Split Open and Melt[1], Esther > Chalk Dust Torture, Big Black Furry Creature from Mars, Ginseng Sullivan[2], Big Black Furry Creature from Mars Reprise[2], Dog Faced Boy[2], Sweet Adeline[3], Julius, Sparkle > Harry Hood, Suzy Greenberg

ENCORE: Amazing Grace[4]

[1] Atypical jam.
[2] Acoustic; without microphones.
[3] Without microphones.
[4] Without amplification.

After a few lines of The Horse, the fire alarm went off. The band kept playing but the house lights came on and the building was cleared for 20 minutes. The music resumed with Fire, and that was the only “set break.” My Friend included a Rock and Roll, Hoochie Koo jam. SOAM subsequently included additional Rock and Roll, Hoochie Koo teases and an atypical jam. Chalk Dust contained Barracuda teases. Suzy contained a Rock and Roll, Hoochie Koo tease from Trey. Ginseng Sullivan through Dog Faced Boy were performed acoustic and without microphones, and Sweet Adeline and Amazing Grace were performed without microphones.