Thursday, December 8, 2011

08/15-8/17/2011 UIC Pavilion, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL (COMPLETE RUN)

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Night 1:





Monday, 08/15/2011
UIC Pavilion, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL

Set 1: Back on the Train > Rift > Guelah Papyrus, Scent of a Mule, Jesus Just Left Chicago, Wolfman's Brother, Anything But Me, Babylon Baby[1], Reba, Alumni Blues > Letter to Jimmy Page > Alumni Blues

Set 2: Sand > Light > Dirt > Waves -> Undermind[2] -> Steam > Fire

Encore: Camel Walk, Guyute, The Horse > Silent in the Morning, Harry Hood

[1] Phish debut.
[2] Page on theremin.

Notes: This show marked the Phish debut of Babylon Baby. At the start of Alumni Blues, Trey said "that green ball came up here just enough times" in reference to a fan's ball with "Alumni Blues" on it. Undermind featured Page on theremin. The second set deliberately featured many songs relating to the elements Earth, Wind, Fire and Water.


Night 2:


Tuesday, 08/16/2011
UIC Pavilion, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL

Set 1: Dinner and a Movie, Ha Ha Ha > Chalk Dust Torture, Mexican Cousin, Walls of the Cave > Runaway Jim > Foam, I Didn't Know, Ocelot, Ginseng Sullivan > The Wedge, Limb By Limb, Let It Loose

Set 2: Down with Disease[1] -> Twist > Backwards Down the Number Line > Theme From the Bottom > Golden Age > A Day in the Life > You Enjoy Myself[2]

Encore: Heavy Things > Slave to the Traffic Light > Rocky Top

[1] Leave it to Beaver theme tease from Mike; unfinished.
[2] Walk This Way teases, Darth Vader quote at end of vocal jam.

Notes: During I Didn't Know, Trey and Mike held up t-shirts of Otis Redding for the "Is this a picture of Otis Redding?" lyric. DWD contained a Leave it to Beaver theme tease from Mike and was unfinished. YEM contained Walk This Way teases and the vocal jam contained a Darth Vader quote.


Night 3:

Wednesday, 08/17/2011
UIC Pavilion, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL

Set 1: Colonel Forbin's Ascent > Fly Famous Mockingbird, Gumbo > Possum, Weigh > Divided Sky, Alaska, Bathtub Gin, Maze, Cavern > First Tube

Set 2: Crosseyed and Painless -> No Quarter > Timber (Jerry)[1] > Tweezer[2] > Prince Caspian[3] > Piper[1] > Ghost -> Makisupa Policeman[4] > Sleep > Buffalo Bill, Golgi Apparatus > Character Zero[5] > Run Like an Antelope[6]

Encore: Funky Bitch[7], Show of Life > Tweezer Reprise[7]

[1] Crosseyed teases and quotes.
[2] Tweezer Reprise and Close Encounters teases from Trey, and DEG tease from Page.
[3] Unfinished.
[4] Lyrics referenced Trey's favorite music ("Dank Sinatra," "Herby Hancock," "Nat King Bowl", "Harry Chronic, Jr.," and "Van Inhalin'"), as well as Page's House and Mike's House.
[5] Crosseyed teases and quotes. Page's House reference.
[6] Crosseyed teases; Fish's House reference.
[7] Crosseyed quotes.

Notes: This show featured the first Forbin's opener since November 3, 1989 (1,249 shows). Timber, Piper and Zero all contained Crosseyed teases and quotes. Tweezer contained Tweezer Reprise and the theme from Close Encounters of the Third Kind (aka Wild Signals) teases from Trey, and a DEG tease from Page. Caspian was unfinished. The Makisupa lyrics referenced Trey's favorite music ("Dank Sinatra," "Herby Hancock," "Nat King Bowl'," Harry Chronic, Jr.," and "Van Inhalin'"), as well as Page's House and Mike's House. Sleep was played for the first time since August 7, 2009 (105 shows). Character Zero contained a reference to Page's House. Antelope contained Crosseyed teases and a Fish's House reference. Funky Bitch and Tweezer Reprise also contained Crosseyed quotes.




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