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    October 21, 2013

    Phish's ten most overlooked jams

    Phish, which kicked off its fall tour this past weekend in Virgina, has a body of work large enough to provide fans with endless fodder for "best ever" and "all-time great" arguments. Such discussions often devolve into pointed and passionate debates. It's not that Phish fans are easily agitated or ... More >>

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    September 1, 2013

    Phish at Dick's, Labor Day Weekend, night two, 8/31/13 (photos, review, setlist)

    By Leslie Simon PHISH @ DICK'S SPORTING GOODS PARK | 8/31/13 I guess we do really all love Dick's. For the first time last night, Phish sold out Dick's Sporting Goods Stadium, which can hold up to 26,000. Not too bad for some goofy dudes who have never had a hit song. Many assumed the show would se ... More >>

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    September 4, 2012

    Phish at Dick's Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City, 8/31/12 - 9/2/12

    PHISH @ DICK'S SPORTING GOODS PARK | 8/31/12 - 9/2/12 Telluride '88, Red Rocks '94 and Denver '97 -- these aren't just places and years to Phish fans. They're monuments, pivotal parts of Phish's Colorado legacy. Out of nearly eighty concerts that the band has played in the Centennial state and more ... More >>

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    September 29, 2011
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    September 5, 2011

    Review: Phish at Dick's Sporting Goods Park, Commerce City, Night Two, 09/03/11

    PHISH at DICK'S SPORTING GOODS PARK | NIGHT TWO, 9/3/11Brandon MarshallTrey Anastasio of Phish at Dick's Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City on Friday night. See tons more pics in the full Phish at Dick's, 9/2/11 slide show, and if you missed it, read review of night one.​ On the second nigh ... More >>

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    September 3, 2011

    Jon Fishman of Phish on how the band got its name, Yonder Mountain String Band and more

    Jon Fishman is one timekeeper with some crazy get ups​The Grateful Dead and Phish are often compared because of their fanatical fan bases, trippy live shows and psychedelic-rock flavored extended jams and improv. Lead singer/guitarist Trey Anastasio, bassist Mike Gordon, keyboardist Page McCon ... More >>

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    September 3, 2011

    Jon Fishman/Phish interview

    ​Earlier this evening, we posted an interview with Jon Fishman of Phish, and subsequently, we've received a comment about the piece from a reader, which we're investigating. The interview has been pulled while we're looking into the matter.

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    September 2, 2011

    Ten most collectable Phish pins

    ​Phish parking lots are a gold mine of bootleg memorabilia for fans. It used to be that a clever T-shirt design was the hot item on lot, but these days, fans have been moving into a different type of collectors item: hat pins. Below are our top ten hat pins in circulation -- with their corre ... More >>

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    March 2, 2011

    Trey Anastasio Band at the Ogden, 03/01/11

    Adam Perry​ TREY ANASTASIO BAND 03.01.11 |Ogden Theatre Whenever I think of Phish singer/guitarist/composer Trey Anastasio's most powerful solo work, my mind always turns to "orchestral funk" -- the term Anthony Keidis used to describe the Talking Heads' large-band era (with Adrian Belew on ... More >>

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    October 11, 2010

    Phish turns 1STBANK Center into a steam bath on first night of three-night stand - 10/10/10

    Boyd Fletcher​ PHISH - NIGHT ONE 10.10.10 | 1STBANK Center One night after the Fourmile Canyon Benefit warmed up the 1STBANK Center, Phish turned the arena into a steam bath. The band took the stage just after eight, and aside from two suites that were going unused, the 6,500 seat arena was ... More >>

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    October 10, 2010

    Fourmile Benefit with Phish guest appearances, Big Head Todd and the Monsters, String Cheese Incident, Yonder Mountain, Leftover Salmon

    Jason NickelTrey Anastasio and Mike Gordon from Phish performing last night.​The Fourmile Canyon Revival Benefit started its quick life as a small, Thursday night production at the Boulder Theater and wound up being one of the biggest nights of Colorado music in years -- raising more than $300 ... More >>

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    October 7, 2010


    Sunday, October 10 through Tuesday, October 12, 1STBANK Center, 303-830-8497.

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    September 21, 2010

    STS9, the Heavy and Dimmu Borgir shows announced

    ​After selling out a two-nights at Red Rocks and a show at the Boulder Theater earlier this month, STS9 has announced its return to the area for a three-night stand at the Fillmore Auditorium from Wednesday, December 29 to Friday, December 31. While tickets for the New Year's run go on sale to ... More >>

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    August 12, 2010

    Phish makes triumphant return to Telluride

    Boyd Fletcher​ PHISH August 9-10, 2010 | Telluride Town Park Looking out over a crowd of roughly 10,000 people on the ball fields of Telluride's town park after tearing through a cover of Traffic's "Light up or Leave Me Alone," Phish's Trey Anastasio summed up the surroundings succinctly: "I ... More >>

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    August 4, 2009

    Over the weekend: Phish at Red Rocks, 8/02/09

    Aaron Thackeray​Phish's last night at Red Rocks Amphitheatre was made complete with one very special guest, Bill Kruetzman. The former drummer of the Grateful Dead was not expected and to bring him out for six songs to close out the second set was quite a treat. In typical Phish fashion, the band ... More >>

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    September 1, 2005

    Oteil and the Peacemakers

    Thursday, September 1, Fox Theatre, 303-443-3399; Friday, September 2, Vail Mountain Concert Series, 1-970-926-7770; Saturday, September 3, Quixote's True Blue, 303-297-1772; Sunday, September 4, Jazz Aspen Snowmass, 1-866-527-8499.

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    May 15, 2003

    Hat Trick

    The Tin Hat Trio defies description -- even by its own members.

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    October 24, 2002

    Phish Out of Water

    Jon Fishman gets swept up in Pork Tornado.

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    October 29, 1998

    A Phish Tale

    Bassist Mike Gordon explodes some myths about Phish--and confirms others.

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    December 18, 1997

    After Further Review

    Putting the season's major releases to the test.

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    December 19, 1996

    To Buy or Not to Buy

    Reviews of 23 recent superstar recordings--just in time for your holiday purchasing pleasure.

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    August 8, 1996

    Something's Phishy

    Legions of neo-hippies latch on to the catch of the day.

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    February 22, 1996
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    May 3, 1995