Friday, July 20, 2018

7/31/1999 - NAEBA SKI RESORT

 Niigata, Japan   

SET 1: My Friend, My Friend > Golgi Apparatus, Back on the Train, Limb By Limb, Free > Roggae, Sparkle > Character Zero   

SET 2: Also Sprach Zarathustra > David Bowie, Wading in the Velvet Sea > Prince Caspian, Fluffhead > The Squirming Coil   

ENCORE: Jam[1] > Brian and Robert[2], Simple
[1] Fish on vacuum and Nawang Khechog on horn.
[2] Nawang Khechog on flute.

The show was part of the Fuji Rock Festival and took place on the Field of Heaven stage. Mike teased Split Open and Melt before 2001. The encore began with Tibetan monk Nawang Khechog discussing the then-current situation in Tibet. The ensuing jam featured Fish on vacuum and Khechog on horn. Subsequently, Brian and Robert featured Khechog on wooden flute.