Post-Phish SPAC: Official WaterWheel 15 year Anniversary Party, Wyllys & The NY Hustler Ensemble and More
Phish will return to Saratoga Springs, NY’s Saratoga Performing Arts Center from July 6-8. In celebration of the shows, the local Saratoga Springs club Putnam Den has confirmed a series of after parties.
On Friday, July 6, Putnam Den will host Wyllys & The NY Hustler Ensemble. In addition to band mainstays Wyllys (turntables) and Trey Anastasio Band’s Jen Hartswick ( trumpet/vocals) this incarnation of the group will boast Particle/Phil Lesh & Friends’ Steve Molitz (keyboards), D.V.S.‘s Derek VanScoten (guitar) and Grippo Funk’s Brian Macnamara (saxophonist).
Then, on Saturday, July 7, Putnam Den will host the official 15 year Anniversary Party for Phish’s WaterWheel Foundation. Burlington, VT’s Dead Sessions—which features Seth Yacovone (guitar), Toby Kniffin (guitar), Phish archivist Kevin Shapiro (drums), Trevor Ainsworth (drums), former Trey Anastasio Band member Christina Durfee (vocals), Paddy Wagon (bass) and Brian Laurie (keys)—will perform into the early morning. Finally, on Sunday, July 8, current Relix Summer Stars pick Dopapod will headline the venue.