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Published: 2012/08/25

Phish’s Old School Affair at Oak Mountain

Photo via Phish From the Road Twitter

Phish’s 2012 Summer Tour rolled into Pelham, AL’s Oak Mountain Amphitheatre last night for the band’s first appearance at the venue since September 28, 1999. The show was officially webcast in high definition sound and audio via LivePhish.

Throughout the performance, the quartet leaned on their older material, with a complete absence of bust-outs and few covers outside the common rotation staples. At the start of the second set, Phish once again stretched out an extended version of The Velvet Underground’ “Rock and Roll,” before moving into the summer’s second rendition of the Gamehenge fan favorite “The Lizards.” Midway through the set, a tease of Santana’s “Oye Como Va” emerged during “Twist.” A swampy version of “Sand” also proved to be a highlight of the second set.

Phish performs at Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood in Atlanta, GA tonight.

Here’s a look at the setlist from last night as it appears in our Box Scores section.

Oak Mountain Amphitheatre, Pelham, AL

Set I: Possum, Cities > Sample in a Jar, Timber (Jerry) > Back on the Train, Lawn Boy, Down with Disease, Gumbo, Ginseng Sullivan > The Wedge, Julius > Cavern, While My Guitar Gently Weeps

Set II: Rock and Roll -> The Lizards, Halley’s Comet > Sand > Twist* > Birds of a Feather, Boogie On Reggae Woman > Also Sprach Zarathustra > Waste > Slave to the Traffic Light

Enc: Good Times Bad Times

Notes: *with Oye Como Va jam


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