Tag: Trey Anastasio

From Casual “Hangout” to a “Concert for the Coast”

The chance to make a difference sometimes comes in unexpected packages. Huka Entertainment, a popular concert promoter in Mobile, AL, set out to produce a large-scale concert festival on the beach in nearby Gulf Shores. With the white sands and emerald green water of the region as a primary selling point, they garnered a healthy…

Depth Perceptions: ‘Phish 3D’

Brooklyn’s Pavilion Cinema stunk like a skunk farm during last night’s premiere of Phish 3D. Even the friendly ushers were complaining. Didn’t they realize it was 4/20, our national day of marijuana abuse? (Tell it to the nitrous dealers defiling my local park across the street.) And if you thought you could avoid the annoyance…

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Will Live Streaming Become A Flood?

Trey Anastasio. The Disco Biscuits. Umphrey’s McGee. Phil Lesh. Drive-By Truckers. STS9. The Allman Brothers Band. Heck, you could easily add yourself to this list. I’m talking about artists who’ve recently streamed shows live over the Internet, whether for a fee, free, or through a paid subscription. Is this a trend ready to take off…

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Conversation: Phish Chroniclers Richard Gehr And Parke Puterbaugh

Parke Puterbaugh and I have at least a couple of things in common. We’ve both covered music for some of the same magazines, and we’ve both written books either with or for or at least tolerated by Phish. The Phish Book, published in 1998 and, ahem, currently out of print, was a collaboration with the…

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How Do You Get To Carnegie Hall? Follow The Nitrous

Nitrous Oxide dealers did swift business outside Carnegie Hall when Trey Anastasio of Phish performed with the New York Philharmonic Orchestra at Carnegie Hall on Sept. 12th.

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Dancing About Politics: Trey Anastasio, Dr. John, SMAP

Links we’re in like with: The Boston Herald interviews Dr. John. “Did Katrina make you a political artist?” asks Jed Gottlieb. “I’ve been at that political stuff since the second record I made,” replies the Night Tripper, adding, “People outside of New Orleans have no idea what it’s like in the city. Half the population…

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Trey Anastasio Recounts Drug Court Experience

Trey Anastasio claims that Drug Court saved his life in a moving video from the Phish guitarist’s appearance at the National Association of Drug Court Professionals (NADCP) annual conference in June. Trey relates the circumstances that led to his 2006 arrest, describes the relief he felt after his arrest, and recounts the Drug Court program…

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New York Philharmonic To Perform Trey Anastasio’s ‘Time Turns Elastic’

And in yet more Phish-related news (non-rumors division): NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC TO GIVE NEW YORK PREMIERE OF TIME TURNS ELASTIC WITH TREY ANASTASIO AT CARNEGIE HALL, SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2009, AT 8:00 P.M. An Evening With Trey Anastasio and the New York Philharmonic, A Benefit for the Kristine Anastasio Manning Memorial Fund and the New…

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