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Cologne, Germany

SET 1: Beauty of My Dreams[1], Split Open and Melt, Bouncing Around the Room, Crosseyed and Painless > Guelah Papyrus, Ginseng Sullivan > Tweezer, Waste > Cavern > Chalk Dust Torture

SET 2: Sample in a Jar > Cars Trucks Buses, Free, Sparkle > Simple -> When the Circus Comes, Swept Away > Steep -> David Bowie, Loving Cup > Tweezer Reprise

ENCORE: Theme From the Bottom > Johnny B. Goode

[1] Phish debut.

This show was rebroadcast on German television and featured the Phish debut of Beauty of My Dreams.


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 Austin, TX   

SET 1: First Tube, My Soul, Limb By Limb, Horn, Heavy Things, Back on the Train, Beauty of My Dreams, Gotta Jibboo, Piper, Down with Disease, The Inlaw Josie Wales, Driver, When the Circus Comes, Twist, Sleep, Chalk Dust Torture, Wading in the Velvet Sea, Possum, Character Zero, First Tube   

This was a taping for the television show Austin City Limits. Beauty of My Dreams was botched and restarted. Due to technical difficulties, First Tube was played a second time. After Piper, Trey responded to some fan requests and noted that the band saw Béla Fleck tape a performance for Austin City Limits in 1993. When the Circus Comes was dedicated to Los Lobos. The episode was first aired on October 14, 2000 to kick off the show’s 26th season. The broadcast included Beauty of My Dreams, My Soul, The Inlaw Josie Wales, Limb By Limb, When the Circus Comes, Back on the Train, Twist, Possum, Sleep, and First Tube.



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6/9/2000 – ON AIR EAST

 Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, Japan   

SET 1: Axilla > Taste, Billy Breathes, Poor Heart > Golgi Apparatus > Funky Bitch, The Moma Dance > First Tube > Chalk Dust Torture   

SET 2: Tweezer, Bouncing Around the Room[1], The Mango Song, The Squirming Coil > Gotta Jibboo > Meatstick[2] > Tweezer Reprise   

ENCORE: You Enjoy Myself
[1] Brief outro solo from Trey, which replaced the usual closing guitar lick.
[2] First Meatstick to feature Japanese lyrics.

The Moma Dance included Funky Bitch teases and Tweezer included Funk #49 teases. This was the first ever Meatstick to feature Japanese lyrics and Trey flubbed the words while attempting to sing them. Bouncing included a brief outro solo from Trey, which replaced the usual closing guitar lick. This show was re-broadcast on Japanese television.


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 New York, NY   

Soundcheck: Mozambique, Driver, My Soul, Ginseng Sullivan, Long Cool Woman in a Black Dress, Funky Bitch, Farmhouse, Jam

SET 1: AC/DC Bag, Wilson, First Tube, Ya Mar[1] > Mike’s Song > Simple > It’s Ice, When the Circus Comes, Back on the Train, Gotta Jibboo, Taste, Sleeping Monkey   

SET 2: Punch You in the Eye, Twist, Waste, Piper, You Enjoy Myself, Run Like an Antelope, Train Song, Bug   

ENCORE: Boogie On Reggae Woman > Cavern   

[1] Began in the key of G before switching to its normal key of A for an extended jam at TreY’s on-stage request.

This show was taped for VH-1’s Hard Rock Live and was first broadcast on July 1, 2000. The show was announced only a week before the gig took place. Non-transferable wristbands for entry were sold at the venue box office the morning before the show, with a limit of one per person. Ya Mar began in the key of G before switching to its normal key of A for an extended jam at Trey’s on-stage request. During the soundcheck of this show, Driver and Ginseng were played multiple times, and there was a jam on Led Zeppelin’s Dancing Days before Long Cool Woman.