Thursday, September 20, 2018

5/9/1989 - THE FRONT

Burlington, VT

SET 1: Wilson, Peaches en Regalia, Ya Mar, Mike's Song > I Am Hydrogen > Weekapaug Groove, The Sloth, Possum, Divided Sky

SET 2: You Enjoy Myself, La Grange, If I Don't Be There By Morning[1], Slave to the Traffic Light > Esther > Run Like an Antelope, I Didn't Know[2] > Nowhere Fast[3] -> I've Turned Bad[3] > I Didn't Know, The Lizards, Bold As Love, Harpua, Whipping Post

[1] First known Phish performance.
[2] Fish on trombone.
[3] First known performance; Sofi Dillof and "Joe" on vocals.

This show featured the first known performances of Nowhere Fast and I've Turned Bad as well as the first known Phish performance of If I Don't Be There By Morning. The end of YEM contained a Moby Dick tease. I Didn't Know featured Fish on trombone. Nowhere Fast and I’ve Turned Bad featured Sofi Dillof and "Joe" on vocals. Harpua contained Gimme Some Lovin' teases. This show was the release party for the original Junta cassette.