Phish Tour Dates: What Musical Costume will Phish Choose?
Phish has announced its fall tour dates, as well as its own three-day music festival, taking place in Indio, California, home of the Coachella Festival. The Phish mini-festival will play from October 30 through November 1. Phish are known for donnin g a "musical costume" for their Halloween performances, covering another band's album in its entirety. The Phish website has a gallery of album covers, from which one at a time will be eliminated... until the final choice is revealed.
Also, Phish released a list of tour dates via strange tree video.
- 11/18/09 – Cobo Arena – Detroit, Michigan11/20-21/09 – US Bank Arena – Cincinnati, Ohio 11/22/09 – War Memorial at Oncenter – Syracuse, NY11/24-25/09 – Wachovia Center – Philadelphia, PA11/27-28/09 – Times Union Center – Albany, NY 11/29/09– Cumberland City Civic Center – Portland, ME 12/2-4/09 – Madison Square Garden – New York, NY
12/5/09 – John Paul Jones Arena – Charlottesville, VA
So far, the band has ruled out the following albums: Duran Duran's Rio, Elvis Costello's This Year's Model, Pink Floyd's Meddle, the Beatles' Rubber Soul, Firehose's Flyin' the Flannel, the Who's Who's Next, Leonard Cohen's I'm Your Man, David Bowie's Scary Monsters, the White Stripes' Elephant and Peter Gabriel's So, among others. The remaining albums are a mix of the strange (Hall & Oates' Private Eyes, Frank Zappa's Hot Rats), the divine (Guns N' Roses' Appetite for Destruction, Radiohead's Kid A, Love's Forever Changes) and the too-on-the-nose (the Grateful Dead's American Beauty, the Allman Brothers Band's Eat a Peach).