Category Archives: 95-12-31 – Madison Sq. Garden

Phish – New Years Eve 1995




Madison Square Garden
New York, NY
December 31, 1995




Set 1
Punch You in the Eye, The Sloth, Reba, The Squirming Coil, Maze, Colonel Forbin’s Ascent^ -> Shine* -> Famous Mockingbird, Sparkle, Chalk Dust Torture


Set 2
Drowned -> Lizards, Axilla [Part II], Runaway Jim, Strange Design, Hello My Baby, Mike’s Song**


Set 3
Gamehendge Time Factory# > Auld Lang Syne > Weekapaug Groove -> Sea and Sand, You Enjoy Myself, Sanity, Frankenstein


Johnny B. Goode



^ With narration about Phish’s off-tour job making time in the Gamehendge Time Factory.
* Tom Marshall sings this “Collective Soul” cover to illustrate how awful it would be if time stopped with it playing over and over on the radio.
** Ended with Trey creating a series of delay loops with his pedals.
# All 4 band members dressed as mad scientists. They were playing with synthesizers while lights flashed and Van de Graff generators zapped. Fish was raised up in a bed as Father Time and reborn as Baby New Year after the countdown); includes a song called “Finlandia” (by Jean Sibelius; main theme music for the “Die Hard” movies).