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Over the weekend: Phish at Red Rocks, 8/01/09

As if to say, "We can top that," Phish kept the engine going full steam after a quick set break. Velvet Underground's "Rock N Roll" got things going, and after a couple well played staples like "Down with Disease" and "Free" kept the weight on, "Esther" made an appearance for the first time since 2000 and only the fourth time ever - an astonishing pleasure that electrified the crowd. Thankfully, Phish followed it up with the slow ballad "Dirt," giving the crowd a chance to catch their breath. "Harry Hood" closed out the set, and what a closer it was! The reggae infused rock song is quintessential Phish and a perfect way to end a show.

Saturday nights set will be revered for years to come in the lore of Phish.

Phish - 08.01.09
Red Rocks Amphitheatre
Morrison, CO

Set I
"AC/DC Bag"
"The Curtain With"
"Mound"
"Gotta Jibboo"
"Guyute"
"Punch You in the Eye"
"Tube"
"Alaska"
"Run Like An Antelope"

Set II
"Rock and Roll"
"Down with Disease"
"Free"
"Esther"
"Dirt"
"Harry Hood"

Encore
"Sleeping Monkey"
"First Tube"
"Suzy Greenberg"
"Tweezer Reprise"


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