Fresh Phish: West Coast dates/ Summer Tour 2009

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httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mTDGgimhMgo

This video has only received 12 hits on Youtube so far.  It finally and officially confirms the West Coast dates that everyone has been waiting on for PHISH‘s latest reunion tour.  Obviously, this announcement isn’t delivered in a manner that was quite as exciting as the last one which featured sky writing jets or the Hampton painting, but some of the news definitely is news worthy.

Being in the North West, I was pleased to hear about 2 dates at the Gorge, but I am really surprised by only one scheduled Shoreline appearance and no other California dates.  The big announcement is the 4 show run at Red Rocks in Colorodo, since the group was banned from the venue after the riots which ensued in 1996.  No Vegas dates though…… but, I can’t truly say I’m all that confused as to why.  Many have speculated that the mayhem that has gone done at the Nevada shows in more recent years, attributed to the break up of the group in the first place.

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lIOPpiXhldg

Phish Summer Tour Dates:

06/04/09 Thu Nikon at Jones Beach Theater Wantagh, NY
06/05/09 Fri Nikon at Jones Beach Theater Wantagh, NY
06/06/09 Sat Comcast Center (Great Woods) Mansfield, MA
06/07/09 Sun Susquehanna Bank Center Camden, NJ
06/09/09 Tue Asheville Civic Center Asheville, NC
06/10/09 Wed Thompson-Boling Arena Knoxville, TN
06/12/09 Fri Bonnaroo Music Festival Manchester, TN
06/14/09 Sun Bonnaroo Music Festival Manchester, TN
06/16/09 Tue Fabulous Fox Theatre St. Louis, MO
06/18/09 Thu Post Gazette Pavilion Burgettstown, PA
06/19/09 Fri Verizon Wireless Music Center Deer Creek Noblesville, IN
06/20/09 Sat Alpine Valley Music Theatre East Troy, WI
06/21/09 Sun Alpine Valley Music Theatre East Troy, WI
07/30/09 Thu Red Rocks Amphitheatre Morrison, CO
07/31/09 Fri Red Rocks Amphitheatre Morrison, CO
08/01/09 Sat Red Rocks Amphitheatre Morrison, CO
08/02/09 Sun Red Rocks Amphitheatre Morrison, CO
08/05/09 Wed Shoreline Amphitheatre at Mountain View Mountain View, CA
08/07/09 Fri The Gorge George, WA
08/08/09 Sat The Gorge George, WA
08/11/09 Tue Toyota Park Bridgeview, IL
08/13/09 Thu Darien Lake Performing Arts Center Darien Center, NY
08/14/09 Fri Meadows Music Theater Hartford, CT
08/15/09 Sat Merriweather Post Pavilion Columbia, MD
08/16/09 Sun Saratoga Performing Arts Center Saratoga Springs, NY

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