Trey Anastasio announces solo acoustic dates

Trey Anastasio announces solo acoustic tour dates

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Phish fans have the annual holiday run to look forward to, but in early 2018 will need to satisfy themselves with an acoustic tour by front man Trey Anastasio.  The announced tour dates will provide fans an opportunity for a more intimate look at the guitarist and his talents.

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Trey Anastasio has announced solo acoustic tour dates for February 2018. The current itinerary is below, with more dates to be announced. Tickets will be available through a real time pre-sale beginning November 28 at 12pm ET and ending Thursday, November 30 at 5pm ET.

General on-sale will begin this Friday, December 1 at 10am ET.

This year, 2017, Anastasio did his first set of unplugged performances.  The material performed spanned Anastasio’s entire career and focused on mainly original material, with a variety of choice covers sprinkled throughout the sets.  Below the tour dates listing we’ll put sample set lists from prior acoustic shows.

Trey Anastasio Solo Acoustic Tour Dates:

FEBRUARY
8 – Morristown, NJ – Mayo Performing Arts Center
9 – Ithaca, NY – State Theatre
10 – Cambridge, MA – Sanders Theatre
12 – Pittsburgh, PA – Byham
13 – Wilmington, DE – Grand Opera House
14 – Washington, DC – Sixth and I
16 – Durham, NC – Carolina Theatre
17 – Charlotte, NC – Knight Theatre
18 – Athens, GA – Classic Center

Past Setlists (via Phish.net) and Jambase.com listings

3/8 – Northampton, Massachusetts @ Academy Of Music

Set: Discern [1], Farmhouse [2], Brian and Robert [2], Theme From the Bottom [2], The Horse [2] > Silent in the Morning [2], Frost [2], Anything But Me [2], Limb By Limb [2], Walfredo [1], Stealing Time From the Faulty Plan [2], All of These Dreams [1], Winterqueen [1], Steam [1], Heavy Things [2], Summer of ’89 [2], Miss You [1], Architect [2], Tree [3], Water in the Sky [2], Cavern [2], Backwards Down the Number Line [2], More [1]

Encore: Sample in a Jar [2], Wilson [2], Bouncing Around the Room [2]

  • [1] Trey solo acoustic; first acoustic performance by Trey.
  • [2] Trey solo acoustic.
  • [3] Debut; Trey solo acoustic.

This entire show was performed by Trey solo acoustic. This show featured the debut of “Tree” and the first Trey acoustic performances of “Discern,” “Walfredo,” “All of These Dreams,” “Winterqueen,” “Steam,” “Miss You,” and “More.” “Walfredo” was dedicated to Raul Rekow and “Summer of ’89” was dedicated to Trey’s wife, Sue.


3/10 – Troy, New York @ Troy Savings Bank Music Hall

Set: Strange Design [1], Blaze On [1], Mountains in the Mist [1], The Wedge [1], Shade [2], Backwards Down the Number Line [1], Twenty Years Later [1], Tide Turns [2], Rubberneck Lions [2], The Inlaw Josie Wales [1], Free [1], Kill Devil Falls [1], Wolfman’s Brother [1], The Line [1], The Lizards [2], Guelah Papyrus [1], Wading in the Velvet Sea [1], Lawn Boy [1], Summer of ’89 [1], Carini [1], Chalk Dust Torture [1]

Encore: Rock ‘n’ Roll Suicide [2], More [1]

  • [1] Trey solo acoustic.
  • [2] Trey solo acoustic; first acoustic performance by Trey.

This entire show was performed by Trey solo acoustic and featured the first acoustic performances of “Shade,” “Tide Turns,” Rubberneck Lions,” “The Lizards,” and “Rock ‘n’ Roll Suicide.” Rubberneck Lions” had not been played by any member of Phish since Trey’s performance in Oysterhead on June 16, 2006. Trey dedicated “Wading” to Tom Marshall and “Summer of ’89” to his wife Sue, both of who were in the audience.


3/11 – Portsmouth, New Hampshire @ The Music Hall

Set: Wingsuit [1], Fee [1], NICU [2], Steam [2], Breath and Burning [1], Back on the Train [2], Dog Faced Boy [2], My Friend, My Friend [2], Dirt [2], 46 Days [1], American Tune [1], Sleep Again [2], Two Versions of Me [2], Sleeping Monkey [1], Bathtub Gin [2], Maze [1], Gumbo [2], Ghost [2], Joy [2], Shine a Light [2]

Encore: Bouncing Around the Room [2], Wilson [2]

Encore 2: More [2]

  • [1] Trey solo acoustic; first acoustic performance by Trey.
  • [2] Trey solo acoustic.

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