Also, it's been a blast listening to all but three of the shows live, streaming over the Internet thanks to WigMan and a few other intrepid devotees. It made for an unforgettable June!
Download an audience recording of tonight's show, courtesy of PhishThoughts.com's "No Spoilers."
PHISH AT ALPINE VALLEY NIGHT TWO SET LIST
June 21, 2009
^Brother, Wolfman's Brother, ^^Funky Bitch -> The Divided Sky, Joy, Back On The Train, Taste, Poor Heart, The Horse -> Silent in the Morning, ^^^The Man Who Stepped Into Yesterday -> Avenu Malkanu -> The Man Who Stepped Into Yesterday, Time Turns Elastic
Cross-eyed and Painless -> Down With Disease ->Bug, Piper, Wading in the Velvet Sea, Boogie on Reggae Woman, Slave to the Traffic Light
^First time played since 8/2/03 at the IT festival. Brother has only been played four times since 7/28/98. Also, all seven children of the band members, and Trey's wife, Sue, sat in a steel bathtub center stage during the song; ^^First Funky Bitch since Phish's return to the stage this year, last played 6/24/04 at (where else) Alpine Valley; First time played since 7/7/03 in Phoenix, Arizona; First Cross-eyed and Painless since 6/23/04 at Deer Creek; *With Page on Keytar (it was reportedly once owned by James Brown), Mike on a bass guitar that looks like flames, and Trey on a five-necked guitar.
6/21/09 Alpine Valley Music Theatre , East Troy, WI
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Sometime during the second set
Killer slide show by GCactus, with photos of Trey's five-neck guitar
You Enjoy Myself (from 6/20)
This has nothing to do with Alpine Valley, but I found this list of the 50 worst band names of all time, and Phish comes in at No. 43.
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