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July 1994

July 1994

Phish played forty-four concerts in April and May 1994 and seventeen more dates across the West and Midwest during the month of June. In July, Phish settled into the last weeks of their seventy-three show tour supporting the Elektra album Hoist, which was released in March. This tour marked the debut of Phish’s Tickets-By-Mail which

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December 1993

December 1993

Although there were not many shows scheduled, late fall and early winter 1993 was a busy time for Phish. They spent most of October and November recording their fifth album for Elektra Records, Hoist, at the American Recording Company studios in Woodland Hills, California. Many special guests visited during this project and appeared on the

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July 1993

July 1993

After finishing a long spring tour encompassing most of February (see TMIPH February 1993), March, April and the beginning of May (see TMIPH May 1993), Phish took some time in June to practice and relax. Having traveled the amphitheater circuit the previous summer opening for Santana, summer 1993 represented the band’s first tour as a

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May 1993

May 1993

Following the release of Rift, the band embarked on a national tour that included 70 concerts. Phish’s fourth studio album, Rift, was released in late January (see TMIPH February 1993). The tour went from the Northeast through New York and Pennsylvania, down into the Southern states, across Colorado and the Southwest, up the entire West

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April 1993

April 1993

Following the release of Phish’s fourth studio album, Rift, in February, the band commenced a seventy-two show tour that lasted until May and took them through twenty seven states, the District of Columbia and three Canadian provinces. This was the first tour that featured Page on grand piano. The tour showcased many new original and

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November 1992

November 1992

In fall of 1992, Phish was busy recording and preparing for the January 1993 release of their fourth album, Rift.. On the night before Halloween 1992, the band played the WBCN New Music Concert, their first appearance at the Boston Garden. In November, they began their second U.S. concert tour of the year at the

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February 1993

February 1993

On Groundhog Day (February 2nd) 1993, Phish’s fourth studio album, Rift, was released, and on the following day Phish launched a massive North American tour (including three stops in Canada) that lasted through early May. The tour began in Portland, Maine with the premieres of Loving Cup, The Wedge and Lifeboy. These new additions to

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June 1992

June 1992

All but one of Phish’s initial Europe dates were forty-five minute support slots opening for The Violent Femmes. On June 19th, they performed at Stadtpark/Freilichtbuhn in Hamburg, Germany. Trey politely greeted the crowd saying, "Good evening ladies and gentlemen. We are special guests from the United States" as they began to play The Landlady. The

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August 1992

August 1992

After finishing their first album for Elektra, A Picture of Nectar, and touring in support of it through Spring of 1992 (see TMIPH March 1992 and TMIPH April 1992), Phish departed in June for their first European tour. They played eight shows there spanning fifteen days in five countries. The Europe 1992 dates were all

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September 1992

September 1992

Having released their major label debut album, A Picture Of Nectar http://www.phish.com/releases/detail.php?ID=51 (see TMIPH March 1992), played their first European dates (see TMIPH June 1992) and helped to found the landmark HORDE tour, Phish was beginning to see increased notoriety. They had spent most of August supporting and performing with Santana (see TMIPH August 1992).

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April 1992

April 1992

Following a string of concerts in the east, southeast and midwest (see TMIPH March 1992) Phish continued their spring tour supporting A Picture of Nectar with shows in the western states and along the west coast. The "secret language " had taken quick hold and the shows were filled with references to this newly-launched band-audience

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