Trey Anastasio focused a track to fathers, played the solo debut of the title observe from his latest acoustic album Mercy, and teased a sped-up “fast ‘Lawn Boy’” at his solo acoustic clearly show in Louisville, KY on Friday.
The Phish guitarist stepped out on to the stage at Louisville’s Iroquois Amphitheatre and opened the exhibit with “Sample In A Jar” and “Water In the Sky” before partaking the group as he reminisced about Phish’s history in the town.
A fan yelled that Trey need to “keep coming to Louisville,” to which he replied, “it’s too infrequent,” introducing, “I did a very little evaluation when I was backstage. I assessed! And I understood that…the final time Phish performed in Louisville was 1995.” The group cheered to which he replied, “Were you men all there?”
Soon after telling the audience that the final time Phish performed in Louisville was when his daughter Eliza, now 26, was only two months aged, Trey jokingly reflected on the intervening years. “So what else has happened given that the very last time we performed in Louisville?” he started. “Let’s see, effectively, I survived a plague and a pandemic, the bubonic plague at Dick’s. Went to jail, bought out of jail, all that happened. Incarcerated. Freed. And now we’re again, here we are…so significantly has transpired, which genuinely gets you wondering: what is gonna materialize among now and the next time? With any luck , it won’t be that extended.”
Trey continued the set with “Theme From The Bottom” and “Limb By Limb” ahead of dedicating “Snowflakes In The Sand” to Eliza. He regaled the audience with a tale about unintentionally flooding her apartment suitable in advance of heading out on tour, calling himself the “worst dad ever” and saying he hopes he can make it up to her. Prior to Trey started the tune, an viewers member shouted a thing about Father’s Day, to which he replied, “Actually I’ll redo this commitment to all the fathers of youthful daughters. Hopefully you can relate to this one particular.”
Following “Snowflakes In The Sand”, Trey performed “Brain And Robert” and then an audience member asked for a “slow ‘Sparkle’”, referring to Phish’s new invention, the slow “Maze” that the band unveiled in Noblesville, IN. “Fast ‘Lawn Boy’”, Trey quipped again right before providing a couple of sped up bars of the generally laid back again lounge tune. Immediately after a transient tease, he reported he’d have to preserve that a person “for the boys.”
Trey concluded his acoustic established with a mix of Phish songs and solo tunes, including “Blaze On”, “Shade”, “Ghost”, “The Inlaw Josie Wales”, “Mountains In The Mist”, and “Summer Of 89”. He also played the solo debut of “Mercy”, the title monitor from his 2022 solo acoustic album, and wrapped up the established with Phish classics “Chalk Dust Torture”, “Bathtub Gin”, “The Lizards”, “Twist”, and “Everything’s Right”.
After a short split, Trey returned to the stage for a 5-song encore that incorporated “Back On The Train”, “A Existence Past The Dream”, “Backwards Down The Amount Line”, and “Carini”, in the course of which he encouraged the crowd to participate, admitting afterwards that he likes it when audiences “woo” for the duration of the song. He then available heartfelt thanks to the group before closing the present with “More”.
Check out a clip of Trey’s rapid “Lawn Boy” and other supporter-shot video clips from his solo acoustic clearly show at Louisville’s Iroquois Amphitheater down below.
Trey’s solo acoustic operate continue on tonight, Sunday, June 19th at Andrew J Brady Tunes Center in Cincinnati, OH. To see a full listing of forthcoming reveals and purchase tickets, stop by his web-site.
Trey Anastasio – Speedy “Lawn Boy”, “Brian and Robert”
Trey Anastasio – “Snowflakes In The Sand”
Trey Anastasio – “Twist”, “Everything’s Right”
Trey Anastasio – “Back On The Train”, “A Life Past the Dream”, “Backwards Down the Selection Line”, “Carini”, “More”
Setlist: Trey Anastasio | Iroquois Amphitheater | Louisville, KY | 6/17/22
Established: Sample in a Jar, Water in the Sky, Theme From the Bottom, Limb by Limb, Snowflakes in the Sand, Brian and Robert , Blaze On, The Inlaw Josie Wales, Shade, Ghost, Mountains in the Mist, Summer of ’89, Mercy, Chalk Dust Torture, Bathtub Gin, The Lizards, Twist, Everything’s Right
Encore: Back on the Train, A Lifetime Outside of the Desire, Backwards Down the Quantity Line, Carini, More
 Fast “Lawn Boy” tease prior.