Phish in Georgia: Cars, Trucks, Buses and Segues
Photo by Josh Timmermans via Phish’s Facebook page
Phish returned to Atlanta, GA’s Aaron’s Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood for the first time since 2003 last night. The Vermont Quartet visited Lakewood almost every summer they’ve toured from 1995-2003, but skipped the venue the past two years in favor a new, nearby shed in Alpharetta, GA.
While the first leg of Phish’s summer tour featured a number of bust outs and theatrical moments, the second leg of the band’s summer tour has generally featured more traditional setlists. However, last night the group opened their first set with this summer’s first “Cars Trucks Buses.” It was also only the fifth time Phish has played the Page McConnell-penned song since they reunited in 2009.
Though the second leg of Phish’s summer tour has been short on rarities, it has featured a number of unique segues. In fact, last night Phish offered a seamless second set, which kicked off with “Kill Devil Falls” and continued without the band stopping until “Run Like an Antelope.” Along the way, the band moved into TV on the Radio’s “Golden Age,” “Free,” “Light,” “Wading in the Velvet Sea,” an unfinished “Chalk Dust Torture,” “What’s the Use?” and “Joy.”
Phish’s summer tour continues in North Carolina this evening.
Here’s a look at last night’s setlist via Phish.net
Saturday, August 25, Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood, Atlanta, GA
Set 1: Cars Trucks Buses, Wolfman’s Brother, Runaway Jim, Ya Mar, Alaska, My Soul, Wilson, Maze, Roses Are Free > Backwards Down the Number Line > Character Zero
Set 2: Kill Devil Falls > Golden Age > Free > Light > Wading in the Velvet Sea > Chalk Dust Torture  > What’s the Use? > Joy > Run Like an Antelope
E: A Day in the Life
Notes: Chalk Dust was unfinished.