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Saturday October 3rd, 1998
New World Music Theatre
Tinley Park, IL USA

Set 1: Birds of a Feather, Farmhouse, The Moma Dance, Runaway Jim -> Arc[1] -> Down By the River[1], Moonlight in Vermont[2], Will the Circle Be Unbroken?[1] > Amazing Grace[3] > Uncloudy Day[1]

[1] Phish debut; Neil Young on guitar.
[2] Phish debut; Neil Young and Willie Nelson on guitar and Paul Schaffer on keyboards.
[3] Neil Young on guitar.


This single set performance was part of the annual Farm Aid benefit concert which also included Hootie and the Blowfish, The Del McCoury Band, Brian Wilson, Wilco, Martina McBride, Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, and Neil Young. The set featured the Phish debuts of Arc, Down By the River, Moonlight in Vermont, Will the Circle Be Unbroken, and Uncloudy Day (although Will the Circle Be Unbroken was also played during the November 19, 1994 “Parking Lot Jam”). Neil Young sat in from Runaway Jim through the end of the set; Willie Nelson and Paul Schaffer sat in during Moonlight in Vermont. Four Native American dancers came onstage before Will the Circle Be Unbroken. Circle featured Willie Nelson on vocals. Amazing Grace was performed for the first time since December 31, 1996 (115 shows) and included instrumental accompaniment. This set was broadcast live on Country Music Television, though the beginning of Runaway Jim was cut from the broadcast.

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Friday October 30th, 1998
Thomas & Mack Center
Las Vegas, NV USA

Set 1: Wilson > Meat > Scent of a Mule > Back at the Chicken Shack[1] > Scent of a Mule, Long Cool Woman in a Black Dress, Run Like an Antelope, Guelah Papyrus, The Lizards, Cavern

Set 2: Stash -> Manteca -> Tweezer[2] -> NICU > Jam > Prince Caspian > Golgi Apparatus

Encore: Driver[3], Free Bird

[1] Phish debut.
[2] Manteca and You Better Believe It Baby teases.
[3] Trey on acoustic guitar.


This show included the Phish debut of Back at the Chicken Shack, the first Long Cool Woman since the first Phish show, December 2, 1983 (1,205 shows), and the first Manteca since November 14, 1995 (219 shows). Before Long Cool Woman, Trey remarked that “they tell us that this is the exact day” of the band’s fifteenth anniversary, though later research revealed this to be incorrect. Fishman teased a return to Long Cool Woman before Antelope but quickly aborted. Tweezer subsequently included Manteca and You Better Believe It Baby teases. Driver featured Trey on acoustic guitar. The entire second set and encore, as well as Antelope, was included as filler on Live Phish 16.

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Saturday October 31st, 1998
Thomas & Mack Center
Las Vegas, NV USA

Set 1: Axilla > Punch You In the Eye > Roggae, Birds of a Feather, Sneakin' Sally Through the Alley[1] -> Chalk Dust Torture[2] > Lawn Boy, Mike's Song[3] -> Frankie Says > Weekapaug Groove

Set 2: Who Loves the Sun?[4], Sweet Jane, Rock and Roll[4], Cool It Down[4], New Age[4], Head Held High[4], Lonesome Cowboy Bill > I Found a Reason[4], Train Round the Bend[4], Oh! Sweet Nuthin'[4]

Set 3: Wolfman's Brother[5] -> Piper > Ghost

Encore: Sleeping Monkey > Tweezer Reprise

[1] No vocal jam.
[2] Unfinished.
[3] Simple teases.
[4] Phish debut.
[5] Esther, Saw It Again, Sleeping Monkey, and Lifeboy teases.


Sneakin' Sally did not contain a vocal jam. Chalk Dust was unfinished. Mike’s Song included Simple teases. The second set "musical costume" was The Velvet Underground's Loaded. All of the songs in the second set were Phish debuts, except for Sweet Jane and Lonesome Cowboy Bill (which hadn’t been played since June 10, 1995, or 268 shows). The long jam out of Wolfman’s included Esther, Saw It Again, Sleeping Monkey, and Lifeboy teases. The band left the stage during Ghost, as the sound of Trey’s delay loop ended the set. This show was webcast live and was officially released as Live Phish 16.

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Friday November 6th, 1998
Kohl Center
Madison, WI USA

Set 1: Possum, Wilson > Roggae, Maze, Meat > Sparkle > Split Open and Melt

Set 2: Makisupa Policeman[1] > Funky Bitch, Simple -> Prince Caspian[2] > Fluffhead, Hold Your Head Up > Bike > Hold Your Head Up, Harry Hood

Encore: Birds of a Feather, Hello My Baby

[1] Keyword referenced "university police rent-a-cop."
[2] Unfinished.


The lyrics in Makisupa referenced “university police rent-a-cop.” During Caspian, a naked man jumped on stage and was kicked off by security. Caspian was unfinished.

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Saturday November 7th, 1998
UIC Pavilion, University of Illinois
Chicago, IL USA

Set 1: My Soul, Mike's Song, Driver[1], Brian and Robert[1], The Wedge, Limb By Limb, Fikus, Billy Breathes, Beauty of My Dreams, Weekapaug Groove

Set 2: AC/DC Bag -> Ghost[2], Reba, Farmhouse

Encore: Guyute, While My Guitar Gently Weeps

[1] Trey on acoustic guitar.
[2] WMGGW teases.


Driver and Brian and Robert featured Trey on acoustic guitar. Foreshadowing the encore, Ghost included WMGGW teases.

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Sunday November 8th, 1998
UIC Pavilion, University of Illinois
Chicago, IL USA

Set 1: Taste, Carini[1], Love Me, Ride Captain Ride, Fee, Paul and Silas, Roggae, Water in the Sky, Stash[2], Cavern

Set 2: Chalk Dust Torture, Meat > Rock and Roll > Down with Disease > Piper > Wading in the Velvet Sea, Run Like an Antelope

Encore: Been Caught Stealing

[1] Alternate lyrics referencing a streaker.
[2] Fikus teases from Mike.


Carini included a verse about the streaker from the show two nights earlier. Stash contained Fikus teases from Mike. Paul and Silas was played for the first time since February 28, 1997 (115 shows).

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Monday November 9th, 1998
UIC Pavilion, University of Illinois
Chicago, IL USA

Set 1: Llama, Horn, I Get a Kick Out of You, Divided Sky, Frankie Says, Dogs Stole Things, Poor Heart > Free, NICU, Bold As Love

Set 2: Bathtub Gin, The Man Who Stepped Into Yesterday > Avenu Malkenu > The Man Who Stepped Into Yesterday > The Moma Dance > Slave to the Traffic Light > You Enjoy Myself[1]

Encore: Frankenstein, Free Bird

[1] Portion of jam based on Things That Make You Go Hmmm...


A portion of the YEM jam was based on Things That Make You Go Hmmm...

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Saturday November 14th, 1998
The Crown
Cincinnati, OH USA

Set 1: Funky Bitch > My Soul, Reba, Bouncing Around the Room, Tweezer > The Moma Dance > Sparkle > Character Zero

Set 2: David Bowie, Something, Piper, Golgi Apparatus, Guyute, Hold Your Head Up > Sexual Healing > Hold Your Head Up, You Enjoy Myself, Julius, Hello My Baby

Encore: So Lonely[1] > Tweezer Reprise

[1] Phish debut.


So Lonely made its Phish debut at this show.

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Sunday November 15th, 1998
Murphy Center, Middle Tennessee State University
Murfreesboro, TN USA

Set 1: My Friend, My Friend, Ghost, Driver[1], Scent of a Mule, Cavern, Limb By Limb, Roggae, La Grange

Set 2: Runaway Jim > Stash, Mike's Song > Simple > Wading in the Velvet Sea > Loving Cup > Weekapaug Groove

Encore: Rocky Top

[1] Trey on acoustic guitar.


Driver featured Trey on acoustic guitar.

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Wednesday November 18th, 1998
BI-LO Center
Greenville, SC USA

Set 1: Back at the Chicken Shack, Birds of a Feather, Farmhouse, My Soul, Guyute, Lawn Boy, Love Me, David Bowie, Carolina[1]

Set 2: Wolfman's Brother -> The Lizards, The Moma Dance, Albuquerque, Slave to the Traffic Light, Fluffhead > Character Zero

Encore: Brian and Robert, Sleep[2], Dog Faced Boy[2], The Squirming Coil

[1] Restarted.
[2] Trey on acoustic guitar.


Carolina was restarted after Page’s miscue and ended with a choreographed stage routine. Sleep and Dog Faced Boy featured Trey on acoustic guitar.

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Thursday November 19th, 1998
Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Winston-Salem, NC USA

Set 1: Cities, The Curtain > Sample in a Jar, Ginseng Sullivan, Bouncing Around the Room, Maze, Something, Ghost > Golgi Apparatus

Set 2: Also Sprach Zarathustra[1] > Rock and Roll -> Taste, Frankie Says, Gumbo -> Chalk Dust Torture, Frankenstein, Been Caught Stealing

Encore: You Enjoy Myself[2]

[1] Crosseyed and Painless tease.
[2] Heloise Williams on vocals.


2001 included a Crosseyed and Painless tease. The YEM vocal jam featured a guest appearance by Heloise Williams of the band viperHouse.

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Friday November 20th, 1998
Hampton Coliseum
Hampton, VA USA

Set 1: Rock and Roll Part Two[1] > Tube > Quinn the Eskimo > Funky Bitch, Guelah Papyrus, Rift, Meat > Stash[2], Train Song > Possum, Roggae, Driver[3], Split Open and Melt

Set 2: Bathtub Gin > Piper, Axilla > Roses Are Free, Farmhouse, Hold Your Head Up > Gettin' Jiggy Wit' It[4] > Hold Your Head Up, Harry Hood > Character Zero

Encore: Cavern[5]

[1] Phish debut.
[2] Fikus tease.
[3] Trey on acoustic guitar.
[4] Phish debut; lyric changed to reference Bob Weaver.
[5] Carl Gerhard on trumpet.


This show featured the Phish debut of Rock and Roll Part Two, though Trey accompanied the recorded version playing over the P.A. on December 31, 1994. Stash included a Fikus tease. Quinn the Eskimo was played for the first time since August 10, 1987 (1,149 shows). Driver featured Trey on acoustic guitar. For the Phish debut of Gettin’ Jiggy Wit’ It, Fishman read from cue cards that he threw into the crowd afterwards. Fishman also replaced Will Smith’s name in the lyrics with his own alias, “Bob Weaver.” Cavern featured Carl Gerhard on trumpet. This show was released as part of the Hampton Comes Alive boxed set.

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Saturday November 21st, 1998
Hampton Coliseum
Hampton, VA USA

Set 1: Wilson > Big Black Furry Creature from Mars[1], Lawn Boy, Divided Sky, Cry Baby Cry > Boogie On Reggae Woman > NICU, Dogs Stole Things, Nellie Kane, Foam, Wading in the Velvet Sea, Guyute, Bold As Love

Set 2: Sabotage > Mike's Song > Simple > The Wedge > The Mango Song > Free -> Ha Ha Ha -> Free, Weekapaug Groove

Encore: Tubthumping[2]

[1] “Gettin’ Jiggy Wit’ It” quote from Fish.
[2] Phish debut; Tom Marshall on vocals and Carl Gerhard on trumpet; “Gettin’ Jiggy Wit’ It” quotes from Fish and Trey.


Fishman chimed in with quotes of “Gettin’ Jiggy Wit’ It” during BBFCFM and Tubthumping. This show featured the breakouts of Cry Baby Cry (first since June 16, 1995, or 278 shows) and Nellie Kane (first since December 8, 1994, or 293 shows). Tubthumping, a Phish debut, featured Tom Marshall on lead vocals and Carl Gerhard on trumpet and had the official recording's intro playing over the P.A. before Phish started to play. Trey called Fish "Sammy... Sammy Hagar The Horrible" toward the end of the song before also quoting "Gettin' Jiggy Wit' It." This show was released as part of the Hampton Comes Alive boxed set.

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Tuesday November 24th, 1998
New Haven Veterans Memorial Coliseum
New Haven, CT USA

Set 1: Down with Disease[1], The Moma Dance > Ginseng Sullivan, Stash, Brian and Robert, Limb By Limb, Sample in a Jar, Tela, Chalk Dust Torture

Set 2: Ghost[2] -> Halley's Comet > Tweezer -> Possum[3], Wading in the Velvet Sea > Character Zero

Encore: Suzy Greenberg[4] > Tweezer Reprise

[1] Stash tease.
[2] Psycho Killer teases.
[3] Born on the Bayou teases.
[4] Dude of Life on vocals; alternate lyrics.


Listen for a Stash tease in the Disease intro. Ghost included Psycho Killer teases and Possum contained Born on the Bayou teases. The encore featured guest vocals from the Dude of Life, who also provided alternate lyrics to Suzy Greenberg.

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Wednesday November 25th, 1998
Pepsi Arena
Albany, NY USA

Set 1: Punch You In the Eye > My Soul, Roggae, AC/DC Bag, Lifeboy, David Bowie, Sleep[1], Driver[1], Good Times Bad Times

Set 2: Also Sprach Zarathustra > Golgi Apparatus, Drowned -> Prince Caspian > Piper, You Enjoy Myself, Been Caught Stealing > Llama

Encore: Something > Guyute, Free Bird

[1] Trey on acoustic guitar.


Sleep and Driver featured Trey on acoustic guitar. Been Caught Stealin’ did not feature the usual tramps appearance.

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