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11/2/2018 – MGM GRAND GARDEN ARENA

Las Vegas, NV

SET 1: Cavern, Beauty of My Dreams, If I Could [1], Weigh, Sand, Back on the Train, Martian Monster, Mercury > Suzy Greenberg

SET 2: Soul Planet > Down with Disease[2] > Guyute, Sneakin’ Sally Through the Alley > Light > Slave to the Traffic Light

ENCORE: Hold Your Head Up > Bike [3] > Hold Your Head Up, Good Times Bad Times

[1] First time in 159 shows
[2] Unfinished.
[3] First time in 199 shows

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5/19/1991 – SALISBURY SCHOOL

Salisbury, CT

SET 1: Divided Sky, The Landlady > Chalk Dust Torture > Bouncing Around the Room > You Enjoy Myself, Cavern, The Squirming Coil, Llama

SET 2: The Oh Kee Pa Ceremony > AC/DC Bag -> Fee > Foam, Reba, Dinner and a Movie > The Sloth, McGrupp and the Watchful Hosemasters, I Didn’t Know, Golgi Apparatus

ENCORE: Possum

Mike teased Sweet Emotion during the bass and drums section of YEM and Happy Birthday before The Oh Kee Pa Ceremony for “Josh’s” 20th birthday. Possum contained a Theme from Woody Woodpecker tease. Trey announced that the second set would be their last until the summer, as they were going in to record an album. Technical difficulties necessitated a short break after McGrupp. This show included some humorous stage banter about prep school headmasters and the like.

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10/8/1994 – PATRIOT CENTER, GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY

Fairfax, VA

Soundcheck: It’s Ice, Mound, Funky Bitch

SET 1: Chalk Dust Torture, Horn > Sparkle > Down with Disease, Guyute, Fee[1] > It’s Ice, Lawn Boy > Run Like an Antelope

SET 2: Also Sprach Zarathustra > Sample in a Jar, Rift > Mike’s Song[2] -> Simple -> Mike’s Song > I Am Hydrogen > Weekapaug Groove, Fluffhead > Purple Rain > Hold Your Head Up, Harry Hood, Suzy Greenberg

ENCORE: Foreplay/Long Time[3], Rocky Top

[1] Trey sang verses through megaphone.
[2] Cheer from a girls soccer team.
[3] Acoustic.

Trey sang the verses of Fee through a megaphone. Between Mike’s Song and Simple, a dozen or so members of a girls soccer team took the stage for a cheer. Foreplay/Long Time was performed acoustic.

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7/3/1995 – SUMMER STAGE AT SUGARBUSH

North Fayston, VT

SET 1: My Friend, My Friend[1] > Poor Heart > Run Like an Antelope, Loving Cup, Sparkle > It’s Ice, If I Could, Maze, Strange Design, Free > Cavern

SET 2: Timber (Jerry The Mule) > David Bowie -> Johnny B. Goode -> David Bowie, AC/DC Bag > The Lizards[2] > Big Black Furry Creature from Mars, A Day in the Life > Possum, The Squirming Coil

ENCORE: Simple, Amazing Grace

[1] Trey using his microphone stand as a slide.
[2] Aborted.

My Friend featured Trey using his microphone stand as a slide. During If I Could, a large inflatable moose was tossed around the crowd. It landed in perfect sitting position, facing the audience, on Page’s side of the stage. The Bowie intro contained Timber teases and lyrics. Bowie later contained God of Thunder (Kiss), Bathtub Gin and Soul Sacrifice teases before segueing into Johnny B. Goode and Johnny B. Goode teases from Trey at the end of Bowie. Possum also contained Bathtub Gin and Johnny B. Goode teases. Lizards was aborted after Trey lost track of the lyrics. Fish teased him about needing a teleprompter and Trey started up Big Black Furry Creature from Mars. Plenty of stage antics preceded Amazing Grace; Page threw the pitch pipe into the crowd and Trey pretended to throw Fish’s goggles and, eventually, Fish himself. Trey also picked up a Hacky Sack from the stage and impressed the crowd with his athleticism. Timber returned for its first performance since December 30, 1992 (258 shows) and it was the first complete version since
December 1989.

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