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Phish Deer Creek Setlists


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6/19/95 Deer Creek Amphitheatre, Noblesville, IN

1: Theme From the Bottom-> Poor Heart, AC/DC Bag, Tela, Punch You in the Eye, Reba, Strange Design, Rift, Cavern, Run Like An Antelope
2: Simple-> David Bowie*, The Mango Song, Loving Cup, Sparkle, You Enjoy Myself, Acoustic Army, Possum
E: A Day in the Life
*Bowie featured a Mind Left Body tease from Trey.


8/12/96 Deer Creek Music Center, Noblesville, IN

Soundcheck: Punch You in the Eye
1: Ya Mar, Split Open and Melt, Esther, Chalk Dust Torture, Weigh, It's Ice, Dog Faced Boy, Taste, Oh Kee Pa Ceremony -> Suzy Greenberg
2: Timber (Jerry), Sparkle, Simple, Prince Caspian-> McGrupp and the Watchful Hosemasters, Run Like An Antelope, Hello My Baby, Golgi Apparatus, Possum*
E: Sample in a Jar
*With "All Fall Down" and "Simpsons" language.
Weigh was played for the first time since October 22, 1995 (66 shows).


8/13/96 Deer Creek Music Center, Noblesville, IN

Soundcheck: Jam#-> Spooky, Jam
1: The Divided Sky, Tube, Tela, Maze, Fast Enough for You, The Old Home Place, Punch You in the Eye, Llama, Glide, Slave to the Traffic Light
2: AC/DC Bag, Lizards, Mike's Song-> Lifeboy-> Weekapaug Groove, Somewhere Over the Rainbow*, Waste**, Train Song**, Strange Design**, Sweet Adeline, David Bowie
E: Sleeping Monkey, Rocky Top
#In the soundcheck jam, Trey played the composed section to Divided Sky while the band jammed.
*Page, solo on Theremin. **Acoustic mini-stage.
Glide was played for the first time since November 21, 1995 (51 shows).


8/10/97 Deer Creek Music Center, Noblesville, IN

1: Bathtub Gin-> Sparkle, Down With Disease, Dirt, Cars Trucks Buses, Billy Breathes, Split Open and Melt*, Bye Bye Foot, Ginseng Sullivan, Harry Hood
2: Cities**-> Good Times Bad Times-> Rotation Jam#-> Rocko William, David Bowie^
E: Cavern
*SOAM contained a very exploratory and interesting jam and a Third Stone from the Sun tease, as well as a jam on Lark's Tongues in Aspic (Part II) by King Crimson.
**Debatably, with a "Franklin's Tower" (Grateful Dead) or "Listen to the Music" (Doobie Brothers) jam.
#The long, involved Rotation Jam to set up Rock-a-William started when Page went to the theremin for a solo. Soon after, Trey took up the keys and Mike went to play guitar. Page eventually picked up Mike's bass. After they jammed a bit longer, Mike went to join Trey on the keys. Trey then joined Fishman on the drums. The two of them played on the same drum set for awhile and Mike took a piano solo. Trey eventually kicked Fishman off the drum stool, and Fishman picked up Trey's guitar. They then went into "Rocko William."
^With a very long intro (9 min.).


8/11/97 Deer Creek Music Center, Noblesville, IN

1: Makisupa Policeman-> Maze, Water in the Sky, Gyute, Guelah Papyrus, Limb By Limb, Horn, Run Like an Antelope*
2: Timber (Jerry), Piper, Vultures, My Soul, You Enjoy Myself, Character Zero
E: The Squirming Coil
*The "Rye Rye Rocco" section of Antelope included Page on theremin.


8/2/98 Deer Creek Music Center - Noblesville, IN

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Set 1
Set 2

1: Roget, The Divided Sky, The Horse > Silent in the Morning, Too Much of Everything, Boogie On Reggae Woman, Reba*, Weigh, Birds of a Feather
2: Possum, Ghost -> Lifeboy > David Bowie^, I Get Kick Out of You^^, Loving Cup (1:03)
E: Harry Hood+, Bittersweet Motel
*With whistling.
^With "Possum" and "Divided Sky" teases.
^^Cole Porter song from "Anything Goes"; made famous by Mel Torme (also performed by Frank Sinatra, Ethel Merman and others);first time played; Mike on vocals.
+With glow-stick war.
Weigh was played for the first time since August 17, 1997 (52 shows) and Lifeboy was played for the first time since August 3, 1997 (61 shows).


8/3/98 Deer Creek Music Center - Noblesville, IN

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Set 1
Set 2

1: Rhinoceros*, Halley's Comet#, I Didn't Know**, Ride Captain Ride***, Cars Trucks Busses, Moma Dance, Strange Design, Character Zero (1:05)
2: Gumbo##, Axilla, Limb by Limb, Meat, Hold Your Head Up > Bike^ > Hold Your Head Up^^, Tube, The Wedge
E: When the Circus Comes > Run Like an Antelope+
*Smashing Pumpkins cover; first time played; has allegedly been a part of soundchecks for years.
#Halley's jam included A Love Supreme teases from Page.
**With vacuum solo.
***Blues Image cover; last played 12-30-92, 490 shows earlier.
##Gumbo included Manteca teases
^Bike was played for the first time since November 7, 1996 (129 shows). With a second vacuum solo.
^^After which Trey calls Henrietta "Bob Weaver."
+With lyric "Bid you to have any spliff."


7/25/99 Deer Creek Music Center - Noblesville, IN

1: Meat^, My Friend My Friend -> My Left Toe -> Whipping Post^^, Makisupa Policeman^^^, I Saw It Again, Boogie on Reggae Woman, Cavern
2: 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 instead of the usual Fishman)
^^^ 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 (see also April 18, 1990).
# with My Left Toe tease
## with Stash tease
* with Page start/stop jam; and teases of I Wish by Stevie Wonder
** Purple Rain, played for the first time since August 6, 1996 (209 shows). Fishman forgot words to second verse and then thanked the crowd for supporting his vacuum cleaner habit.
*** not played in 208 shows (since 8/6/96)
**** with teases of Boogie on Reggae Woman


7/26/99 Deer Creek Music Center - Noblesville, IN

1: Farmhouse, Get Back on the Train, Vultures, Sleep, Gumbo > NICU, Beauty of My Dreams, Bathtub Gin, Mountains in the Mist, Axilla I, Stash
2: 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. Fishman continued to insert some 2001 rythyms into SOAM.
** 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. He subsequently quoted Turning Japanese when mentioning the upcoming trip to Japan.
*** "Well I came upon a child of god..." (1st time played), unfinished


7/10/00 Deer Creek Music Center - Noblesville, IN

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Set 1
Set 2

1: Cars Trucks Buses > Wilson > It's Ice > Bathtub Gin, Buffalo Bill, My Mind's Got a Mind of it's Own, Split Open and Melt, Sparkle > Funky Bitch, David Bowie (1:17)
2: Gotta Jibboo > Sand, Twist, Fee > What's the Use > Limb by Limb > Loving Cup (1:07)
E: Run Like an Antelope (0:11)


7/11/00 Deer Creek Music Center - Noblesville, IN

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Set 1
Set 2

1: Ya Mar*, The Moma Dance, Uncle Pen, Drowned > Chalkdust Torture Jam** > Chalkdust Torture, Theme from the Bottom, Cavern (1:09)
2: Also Sprach Zarathustra > Down with Disease -> Moby Dick*** > Down with Disease > Runaway Jim -> Moby Dick, Back on the Train -> Moby Dick -> Back on the Train, Harry Hood# -> Moby Dick, Hold Your Head Up > Terrapin## > Hold Your Head Up > Moby Dick^ > Hold Your Head Up, Character Zero (1:19)
E: First Tube > Moby Dick > Chalkdust Torture Jam^^ (0:10)
*With Trey on keys.
**Bizarre jam, with the words "chalkdust torture" (not the lyrics to the song of that name) sung over it; lasted about 5 minutes; previously played 12/10/94 (387 shows).
***Prior to this show, Moby Dick had not been played since November 29, 1997 (168 shows).
#With "Moby Dick" teases during the intro.
##During Terrapin (first since July 8, 1999, or 82 shows), Fish introduced as "star of the film Gladiator, Russell Crowe"; with vacuum solo; Fish introduced the entire band; a small cactus was put on stage by Mike's amp; Trey introduces Chris Kuroda.
^With Trey drum solo and Jon vacuum solo.
^^Reprise of the "Chalkdust Torture Jam" from the first set; afterwards; Trey said he hoped everyone who is camping has a good time, announces that "we are the Phish from Vermont," and suggested that if people missed anything that they read the book or see the movie.


7/12/00 Deer Creek Music Center - Noblesville, IN

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Set 1
Set 2

1: My Friend My Friend* > The Curtain With** > Tube > Heavy Things, Billy Breathes, Beauty of My Dreams > Free, Axilla***, The Squirming Coil (1:12)
2: Birds of a Feather, Piper, Crosseyed and Painless -> Prince Caspian > The Meatstick# (0:58)
E: Wading in the Velvet Sea (0:06)
*My Friend (first since July 31, 1999, or 66 shows) was unfinished. No "Mife" or laughing at the end.
**Curtain With was played for the first time since June 19, 1988 (1,044 shows).
***With "Axilla [Part II]" ending.
#Dance done by Trey and Mike; Trey thanked the crowd for this being their sixth year at Deer Creek, and dedicated the song to the fans who didn't get in.