1. The Grateful Dead Is Resurrected Once More, This Time With John Mayer: Exclusive

    August 05, 2015 11:43 AM EDT Dead & Company will make its debut at Madison Square Garden on Halloween. The Grateful Dead ’s run of five sold-out shows earlier this summer, billed as Fare Thee Well and featuring Phish ’s Trey Anastasio , was not a final farewell after all. As previously reported by…

  2. 5 Phish Songs That Could Pass for the Grateful Dead

    June 19, 2015 9:00 PM EDT The somewhat dormant yet long-running discussion & comparison of the two bands has been awakened. As anticipation builds for the Grateful Dead 's five Fare Thee Well concerts and the Phish  summer tour, the somewhat dormant yet long-running discussion and comparison of the two bands…

  3. Mike Gordon Talks New Solo Album and Being 'Deeply In Love' With Phish

    February 24, 2014 10:36 AM EST The Phish bassist releases "Overstep," his fourth solo effort, plus reveals his band's next album is "getting there… Everyone's working from their separate spots but it's sounding pretty fantastic" This week, Phish bassist Mike Gordon releases his fourth…

  4. 'Phish 3D' Movie Brings the Jam to Fans

    April 23, 2010 5:44 PM EDT Intricate jams, flying glow sticks, pot smoke hanging in the air, totally unselfconscious dancing--plus comfortable chairs, unbeatable views and air conditioning. This is the kind of almost-live experience that a 3D jam-fest concert film would ideally provide, and "Phish 3D,"…

  5. Phish / November 22, 2009 / Syracuse, N.Y. (War Memorial)

    November 25, 2009 5:31 PM EST When tickets for Phish's Sunday night (Nov. 22) show in Syracuse, N.Y. went on sale back in October, all 6,700 of them were gone in 15 minutes -- and with good reason. The last time Phish performed at the War Memorial arena was November 1994. Local fans were ready for another show, and…

  6. Q&A: Phish Returns With 'Joy' And Fanfare

    June 26, 2009 9:24 PM EDT After a five-year "hiatus" that began as a "breakup," Phish has reconvened with a tour and “Joy,” a new studio album to be released in late August/early September on the band’s own JEMP Records. Those close to the project say it’s directed clearly toward Phish fans, and…

  7. Phish Revels In Glory Day Of Springsteen Bonnaroo Jam

    June 18, 2009 11:06 AM EDT It was an onstage pairing few would ever have predicted, as blue collar rocker Bruce Springsteen joined jam titans Phish onstage for a few songs during the latter's Bonnaroo -closing set on June 14 in Manchester, Tenn. Springsteen 's three-hour set the night before was the Boss'…

  8. Phish Releases 13 Minute 'Elastic' Single

    May 27, 2009 9:50 AM EDT Days before Phish is set to embark on their 2009 summer reunion tour, the jam-band released "Time Turns Elastic" yesterday (May 26) on iTunes. The track is taken from a forthcoming, untitled album due July 28 that sees the band reteaming with famed producer Steve Lillywhite, who…

  9. Phish Caps Reunion Weekend

    March 09, 2009 10:36 AM EDT “This has been an incredible weekend,” guitarist Trey Anastasio told the crowd on Phish’s final performance of their long awaited reunion shows. The band played another marathon show on Sunday (March 8) to a delighted audience, dipping into a wide range of their back catalog as well as…

  10. Phish Gets Funky At Second Reunion Show

    March 08, 2009 2:24 PM EDT Phish wasted no time getting funky on Saturday (March 7) at the second of three reunion concerts this weekend at Virginia's Hampton Coliseum. Proggy keyboards, a mix of '90s-era material and covers of the Velvet Underground’s “Rock and Roll” and the Beatles “A Day in the Life” were…

  11. Reunited Phish Returns To Virginia Stage

    March 07, 2009 11:01 AM EST After a nearly five-year absence, veteran jam band Phish returned to the stage last night (March 6) at Virginia's Hampton Coliseum to a deafening roar, treating fans to a career-spanning set that didn't skimp on epic jams. As the group greeted the crowd, guitarist Trey Anastasio and…

  12. Phish Reuniting For 2009 Shows

    October 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT After splitting in 2004, Phish is regrouping next March for a three-night run at the Hampton Coliseum in Hampton, Va. The March 6-8 shows will be the famed jam band's first since its blowout farewell After splitting in 2004, Phish is regrouping next March for a three-night run at the…

  13. This Day in Music

    September 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Skeeter Davis, a veteran of the Grand Ole Opry, dies at Nashville's St. Thomas Hospital. She is 73. The artist, born Mary Frances Penick in Dry Ridge, Ky., had battled breast cancer since 1988. 2004 - Skeeter Davis, a veteran of the Grand Ole Opry, dies at Nashville's St.…

  14. Phish Reunites At Friend's NYC Wedding

    September 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Phish's four members reunited on stage for the first time in more than four years Saturday night (Sept. 6) at the New York wedding of former road manager Brad Sands. Phish's four members reunited on stage for the first time in more than four years Saturday night (Sept. 6) at the New…

  15. This Day in Music

    August 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Phish bassist Mike Gordon is arrested in Wantagh, N.Y., and charged with endangering the welfare of a child and trespassing in a closed area. At a concert by the Dead at Jones Beach's Tommy Hil 2003 - Phish bassist Mike Gordon is arrested in Wantagh, N.Y., and charged with…

  16. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    August 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Conor Oberst takes a country-rock detour away from Bright Eyes, Lloyd offers a hearty dose of love "Lessons," Randy Newman returns to original music for the first time in nine years and the Faint goes A new album from emo rock outfit Hawthorne Heights, "Fragile Future" …

  17. Trey Anastasio Plots Intimate Brooklyn Gig

    July 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Former Phish frontman Trey Anastasio will warm-up for his Aug. 10 set at the All Points West festival in New Jersey via a rare club show with his band Classic Tab three days earlier at the Music Hall Former Phish frontman Trey Anastasio will warm-up for his Aug. 10 set at the All Points West…

  18. Anastasio Orchestral Piece Debuting In Nashville

    July 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT An orchestral work penned by Phish frontman Trey Anastasio and Orchestra Nashville composer-in-residence Don Hart will premiere Sept. 27 at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium. An orchestral work penned by Phish frontman Trey Anastasio and Orchestra Nashville composer-in-residence Don Hart will…

  19. Phish Members Jam Together At Rothbury Festival

    July 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Phish fans got their wish, or at least a portion of it, yesterday (July 6) at the Rothbury Festival in Michigan, as three members of the band performed live together in two separate incarnations. Phish fans got their wish, or at least a portion of it, yesterday (July 6) at the Rothbury…

  20. Gordon: 'Nice Enthusiasm' For Phish Activity

    June 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Phish bassist Mike Gordon confirms there are prospects for some sort of band activity in the future, but he cautions that "there isn't really anything more to say than what's been said, because we don Phish bassist Mike Gordon confirms there are prospects for some sort of band…

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