The donut theme of the night was cinnamon glaze and phans were all but sure Neil Young’s “Cinnamon Girl” was going to be played. And Phish did not disappoint, although they did make MSG wait until the encore before playing the 629 show bust out (last played on July 31, 1997.)
Shortly before the show had started, but well after most of the cinnamon glaze donuts had been consumed, an announcement over the PA system at MSG rang out: “Do not to eat the brown doughnuts, If you eat the brown doughnuts please report to the Waterwheel table.” Well, hoax or not, Phish put on a trippy show for night seven of thirteen at MSG.
The opening tune in each set was live-steamed via LivePhish. Phish opened with the phan-favorite “Llama” to kick-start the evening’s festivities. This marked the second time that Phish opened up a Baker’s Dozen show with an original as opposed to a cover.
Phish closed out the first set with their fourth ever cover of The Beatles’ classic tune, “I Am the Walrus.” The song had MSG jumping as you can see from rdeal1999’s footage.
After a packed 12-song first set, Phish kicked off the second set with possibly the jam of the night—”Blaze On” or “Glaze On” if you wanted to keep with the donut theme.
Photo credit: phishfromtheroad
Jam DeetsJam Date: July 29, 2017
Venue: Madison Square Garden
Songs: Alumni Blues, Blaze On, Cinnamon Girl, Dirt, Harry Hood, Horn, I Am the Walrus, Letter to Jimmy Page, Llama, Meatstick, Stealing Time from the Faulty Plan, Tela, The Birds, The Line, Train Song, Twenty Years Later, Vultures, Water in the Sky, Wilson, Ya Mar
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