Phish Swims Out For A U.S. Summer Tour
Phish Swims Out For A U.S. Summer Tour

Following up a big 2009 full of Phish dates and a new Phish album, frontman Trey Anastasio kicks off his 2010 by touring the U.S. this February with backing band Classic Tab.

Anastasio and Classic Tab's 16 date trek begins with a benefit show on Feb. 8 at Charlottesville, VA's Jefferson Theater. Proceeds from the gig, which falls on the birthday of Anastasio's late sister, will benefit the Kristine Anastasio Manning Memorial Fund. The tour continues up the east coast and hits the midwest before landing in Knoxville, Tenn. on Feb. 28. Tickets can be requested online beginning today (Jan. 6) at Treytickets.rlc.net. The onsales to the general public will be on Jan. 14, 15 and 16 for the various shows. Visit Trey.com for the exact onsale times and dates for each show.

Classic Tab, which has performed on several of Trey Anastasio's past projects, is a six-piece made up of sax player/flautist Russell Remington, trumpeter Jen Hartswick, drummer Russ Lawton, bassist Tony Markellis, keyboardist Ray Paczkowski and newly added trombonist Natalie Cressman. Look for Anastasio and band to perform songs from the breadth of Anastasio's body of solo work as well as some new original material.

Here are the Trey Anastasio and Classic Tab's Tour Dates:

Feb. 8: Charlottesville, VA (Jefferson Theatre)
Feb. 9: Washington D.C. (9:30 Club)
Feb. 11: Philadelphia (Electric Factory)
Feb. 12: Boston (House of Blues)
Feb. 13: Wallingford, Conn. (Toyota Presents the Oakdale Theatre)
Feb. 14: Red Bank, N.J. (Count Basie Theatre)
Feb. 16: New York (Terminal 5)
Feb. 18: Milwaukee, Wis. (The Pabst Theater)
Feb. 19: Chicago (The Riviera Theatre)
Feb. 20: Minneapolis, Minn. (State Theatre)
Feb. 21: Kansas City, Missouri (Uptown Theatre)
Feb. 23: St. Louis (The Pageant)
Feb. 25: Nashville, Tenn. (Ryman Auditorium)
Feb. 26: Charlotte, N.C. (The Fillmore)
Feb. 27: Atlanta (Tabernacle)
Feb. 28: Knoxville, Tenn. (Tennessee Theatre).

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