We'll Do It Live

Phish

08.17.12 & 08.19.12 | San Francisco, CA

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By nearly all reports, this past weekend’s Phish shows at the Bill Graham Civic in SF were spectacular. One thing this band does well is bring folks together and make a rock show into an experience. There’s just no escaping the sense of “event” to these sort of multi-night runs in major cities. Impound regular John Margaretten nails two things DI really likes about Phish in this gallery – the obvious, abundant personalities of its members and the undeniable lighting artistry of Chris Kuroda, who never fails to knock us out. We’ve also never seen the Civic this elbow-to-elbow packed before. These guys still bring out the faithful in a big way.

Friday – August 17, 2012 Setlist
Set 1: AC/DC Bag, The Moma Dance, Possum, Corinna, Sand, Halley’s Comet > Funky Bitch > Sample in a Jar, Roses Are Free > My Friend, My Friend, Slave to the Traffic Light

Set 2: Down with Disease > Birds of a Feather, Tweezer > Twist > Wading in the Velvet Sea > Chalk Dust Torture, Joy, Run Like an Antelope, Shine a Light

Encore: First Tube

Sunday – August 19, 2012 Setlist
Set 1: Crowd Control, Party Time, Axilla, Reba, Free, Mound > Walk Away, NICU, Back on the Train, Gotta Jibboo > Roggae, David Bowie

Set 2: Crosseyed and Painless > Light -> Sneakin’ Sally Through the Alley -> Crosseyed and Painless > Theme From the Bottom > Rocky Top, Boogie On Reggae Woman > Meatstick[3], Bug, You Enjoy Myself

Encore: Ride Captain Ride > Tweezer Reprise