One of the most amazing college rock bands of the 90’s, popularly known as Phish, are coming your way any time soon. The band has earned itself legions of loyal fans through live performances. And when it comes to showing respect to the audience, Phish is one such band that never fails in doing so. Phish is an American rock band that stands out for its extended jams, musical improvisations, exploring music across genres and a devoted, loyal fan base. The band formed in 1983, at the University of Vermont. It consists of four key members, Trey Anastasio and Jeff Holdsworth, as guitarist, Jon Fishman as drummer, and Mike Gordan as bassist. They performed together for 20 years, until August 2004, when they announced an official break up. However the band reunited in 2009, for a couple of upcoming shows and tours, and has remained united since then.
Their music is as unique as their performance, incorporating elements of a wide variety of genres, including, jazz, rock, Psychedelic rock, progressive rock, funk, bluegrass, country, reggae, classical and blues. By word of mouth, and selling more than 8 million albums and DVD’s, in the United States They have gathered for themselves, a huge and dedicated audience. Phish’s music encompasses, rock, funk, jazz, Progressive rock, ambient, new wave, folk, Latin and much more. Compositions like, Guyute and You enjoy Myself, is often related to the genre of progressive rock, as it resembles classic music in a rock setting. The band owes it popularity to its’ concerts and the fan base surrounding the whole event. The band continuously changes set lists and details to avoid monotony and repetitiveness in their shows.
The band has a total of fourteen studio albums to their credit along with a list of live shows. They have a series of 27 concerts called, Live phish and seven traditional Live albums. It has also released 6 videos with documentary material and live concert footage. The albums, A Picture of Nectar, Lawn Boy, Rift, Billy Breathes, Hoist, Slip Stitch and Pass, Farm house and Hampton Comes Alive, all reached gold status, where as Junta and A Live One reached platinum status. Their DVD Phish: Live in Vegas reached gold status, where as the DVD of It reached platinum status.
Phish is known for its busy touring schedule and why shouldn’t it be? After all that’s how they gained popularity and success. Performing in one college campus to another, their wacky sense of humor and grand music has earned them the success they enjoy today. Emerging as a cover band for the Grateful Dead, this band has for sure made its place in the listeners’ hearts. Fans go crazy blocking the streets hours before the concert begins, so without wasting another second just grab your Phish Tickets
today and guarantee your place in the audience. Throughout the span of their musical career the Phish are noted to have a notorious reputation as they have always had a relentless touring schedule. The band was a hit thanks to word of mouth, now you take our word and book your tickets as soon as possible, don’t say we didn’t warn you.