On December 6, Phish will release Hampton/Winston-Salem ’97, a brand new 7-CD box set, showcasing three complete shows recorded Live November 21 & 22, 1997 Hampton Coliseum, Hampton, VA and November 23, 1997 Lawrence Joel Veteran’s Memorial Coliseum, Winston-Salem, NC, in the midst of Phish’s legendary 1997 Fall Tour. Hampton/Winston-Salem ’97 contains all the music played over these three shows for a total of 45 songs (8 hours of music from Paul Languedoc’s stereo soundboard mix, remastered by Fred Kevorkian). The Box includes never-before-heard material from soundchecks at both venues. Hampton/Winston-Salem ’97 is available for preorder now at Phish Dry Goods.
You can listen to three tracks from the album at Reverb Nation.
On another note, Phish bassist Mike Gordon and his band return to the road this Saturday in Portsmouth, NH for a handful of shows spanning two weekends on the East Coast. Tickets are on sale now for all dates. In conjunction with the start of the tour, Live Phish is releasingÂ Mike Gordon’s 3/20/2011 show from The Orange Peel in Asheville, NC as a free download at LivePhish.com.
This show was cherry picked from the March 2011 Tour and fully remixed for the release. The five-piece lineup includes Mike on bass, longtime collaborator Scott Murawski on guitar, Vermonters Craig Myers on percussion and Tom Cleary on keyboards and Brooklyn drummer Todd Isler.
This show features originals from Mike’s latest solo album, Moss, including “Flashback”, “Babylon Baby”, and “Fire From A Stick”. A handful of covers include Radiohead’s “15 Step” and Gillian Welch’s “Time (The Revelator)” and Mike originals “Mound” and “Susskind Hotel”. You can download the entire show now, absolutely free, at LivePhish.com.