Setlists Matching Artist: Mike Gordon


Tessa and Mike sang Yerushalyim Shel Zahav (with Mike also on guitar) as part of the "Bowl Hashanah" service and stream from Brooklyn Bowl. This was the first known performance of the song by any member of Phish since December 31, 1994.

Old Habits and You Are My Flower were performed by Mike solo.

Mike performed You Are My Flower and Old Habits. Leo performed Four Cents and Wonderland by Night solo.

She Thinks I Still Care and Old Habits were performed by Mike solo. Four Cents was performed by Leo solo.

This previously recorded performance was part of NPR Music's Tiny Desk (Home) Concert series and featured the debuts of Flat Top and Sheets. The Only One and I Am Random featured Fish on drums. Leo had recorded at Creation Audio in Minnesota with Mike being joined by Fish at Tank Recording Studio in Burlington, Vermont.


This performance was part of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert's "Play At Home" series and featured Leo, Mike, (with Fish on drums) playing the debut of The Only One from unknown locations.

SET 1: Angel Band [1]


This performance was part of the Touch & Go memorial livestream for Gordon Stone, who had recently passed away and featured Mike on acoustic guitar, Tessa on lead vocals, and Mike and Sue on backup vocals. The location of this performance is unknown.


This performance was cancelled as a result of the coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak.


Jumping contained a Peel tease.    

This show was webcast for free via LivePhish. Crazy Sometimes contained Frankenstein teases.

Sughn Never Sets contained I Am Random teases and quotes.


I Am Random through Steps featured Michael "Mad Dog" Mavridoglou on trumpet, Ben Walkenhauer on saxophone, and Jason Branscum on trombone.

Say Something contained Back in the Bubble quotes.

This setlist is unconfirmed.

This show featured the debuts of Midi N'goni and Back in the Bubble and the Mike Gordon debut of All I Can Think About Is You. This setlist is unconfirmed.

This show featured the debut of Borrowing Rain and the Mike Gordon debut of Save Me. Mike and Scott teased Heartbreaker in the first Crazy Sometimes.

White Denim and Mike Gordon opened for moe.

Mike sat in on Don't Chin The Dog.

This show was webcast via Live Phish. Crazy Sometimes contained Don't Chin The Dog and Flintstones theme teases.

Mike sat in on Tomorrow Never Knows.

Mike sat in for Play It Back.

Mike sat in with Worship My Organ.

The Grid included additional lyrics referencing “Josh,” who was a bartender during Thursday’s show and a subject of banter from Mike for the rest of the Sinclair run.

During the Jam, Mike and his daughter Tessa tossed “I Am Random” pins into the crowd. Victim through Sweet Emotion featured Trey on guitar.

Mike teased the Barney Miller theme and Linus and Lucy in Looking for Clues. Crazy Sometimes contained a Frankenstein tease from Mike and a Theme From the Flintstones tease from Scott.

This setlist is incomplete.

This show featured the Mike Gordon debuts of When Your Mind's Made Up and If You Want Me with the latter including Elizabeth Nestlerode on vocals. This setlist is unconfirmed.

This show featured the Mike Gordon debut of Thin Air.

Scott teased the Flintstones theme in Crazy Sometimes.

This show featured the debut of Tropical Rocket. Spock's Brain contained a Pink Panther theme tease from Mike and a Flinststones theme tease from Scott. Mike teased Don't Chin The Dog in Waking Up Dead and I Am Random. This setlist may be incomplete.

Mike and Robert sat in on a jam featuring members of Doom Flamingo.

This show featured the Mike Gordon debut of Wildflowers.

This show featured the debuts of Put Down Your Phone, I Am Random, and My Favorite Mistake. Crazy Sometimes contained Frankenstein teases as well as I Dream of Jeannie, Gilligan’s Island, Brady Bunch, and Flintstones theme teases.

This show featured the debuts of Acid Man and Sughn Never Sets and the Mike Gordon debuts of Infinite and D’yer Mak'er.

Mike sat in for Jones.

Mike sat in on Don't Chin The Dog.

Mike sat in on Angatta.

This performance was part of Christmas Jam. After Pendulum, Mike and Scott moved to a side stage while the band's equipment was being cleared off the main stage and performed three songs acoustic as a duo starting with the Mike Gordon debut of Wild and Blue.

This performance was part of the Live in Lincoln Park music festival.

Endless Highway and Midnight on the Highwayfeatured Mike on acoustic guitar. Don't Lie featured Mike on electric bass. This was the first time Mike had performed Midnight on the Highway since Phish's November 23, 1996 performance.

This show featured the Mike Gordon debut of Do You Still Drink About Me. Mike teased the theme to I Dream of Jeannie in Face. Yarmouth Road through Victim 3D featured Emily Elbert on guitar and vocals and Madi Diaz on keys and vocals.

This show featured the Mike Gordon debut of Gimme Some Lovin'.

Mike quoted Destiny Unbound in Ruby Soho.

This show featured the Mike Gordon debuts of Got To Be More Careful and Noon to Noon.

This performance was part of the Sunshine Music Festival and featured the Mike Gordon debut of You Strike My Main Nerve.

This performance was part of the Sunshine Music Festival and featured the Mike Gordon debut of Destiny Unbound. 

This performance was part of the Suwanee Hulaween festival, took place on the Amphitheater Stage, and featured Mike on bass for Scratchitti.

This performance was part of the Suwanee Hulaween festival and took place on the Amphitheater Stage,

This show was webcast for free via LivePhish.com.

Victim through Victim 3D featured Michael "Mad Dog" Mavridoglou and Eric Lechliter on trumpet, Ben Walkenhauer on saxophone, and Dominic Marino on trombone. This setlist is unconfirmed.

Look What You Made Me Do was quoted prior to Whirlwind.

Let's Go contained Brady Bunch theme and Heartbreaker teases from Scott.

Different World began with a Look What You Made Me Do quote, a Ramble On tease and quote, and a Pinball Wizard tease. This show featured the Mike Gordon debut of Current Futures. This setlist is unverified.

This show featured the Mike Gordon debut of Mind Mischief and the debuts of Pendulum and So Far Gone.

This show featured the debuts of Victim, Stealing Jamaica, Equilibrium, Steps, Trapezoidal Sunshine, and Go Away and the Mike Gordon debut of Ruby Soho.

This performance was part of The Peach Music Festival and took place on the Peach Stage. Face and Victim 3D featured Greg Sanderson and Josh Schwartz on saxophones and Chris Brouwers on trumpet.

Mike sat in with Barika for River Niger.

This performance was on the Grandstand Stage and featured the debuts of Whirlwind, Marissa, Up And Down, and Victim 3D.

This performance was part of Summer Camp Music Festival and took place on the Moonshine Stage.

This performance was part of the Gem & Jam Festival.

Soundcheck: work on Susskind Hotel, work on Live and Let Die, work on Susskind Hotel, Mother's Song, work on Traveled Too Far, work on The Grid, work on Live and Let Die, Miss You (The Rolling Stones), work on Live and Let Die

SET 1: Say Something, Daisy Hill Grove, Susskind Hotel [1] > Mother's Song > Susskind Hotel, Morphing Again -> The Field > How Do I Know

SET 2: Sugar Shack, Angatta > Peel, Meat > Sleep to Dream, Tiny Little World, Different World

ENCORE: Black Tambourine > Check Your Pepper


After Daisy Hill Grove, Mike brought his daughter Tessa out on stage to help toss out tiny hands to the crowd, bring out trophies to the band members, and help the band toss ping pong balls to the audience. She continued to toss out the ping pong balls as the band started up Susskind Hotel. Sleep to Dream included a Linus and Lucy tease and Mike quoted Black Tambourine in Check Your Pepper.

Miss You was teased and quoted in Normal Phoebe, which also included ping pong balls being thrown into the crowd. Brick House and Another One Bites the Dust were teased in Check Your Pepper.

Mike and Scott threw ping pong balls out into the crowd during Looking for Clues which contained a How Many People Are You tease.

The jam in the soundcheck was without Mike.

Mike teased Sweet Emotion in Let's Go.

Different World contained Those Were the Days, Roundabout, and Time Loves a Hero teases.

Scott and Mike teased Purple Haze in Crazy Sometimes.

Mike teased Demolition Man in Yarmouth Road. My Sharona was teased in Tiny Little World. Mike invited the front row on stage to dance at toward the end of Sugar Shack.

SET 1: Jones [1]


This was an open mic performance and featured Mike and Scott on guitars, Robert on drums, and Craig on vocals toward the end of the song.

Mike teased Heartbreaker in Let's Go and Traveled Too Far in Let Her Go.

This show featured the Mike Gordon debut of The Maker. Mike and Scott teased Those Were the Days before How Many People Are You.

This show featured the debut of Check Your Pepper.

This show was part of the Catskill Chill Music Festival and featured the Mike Gordon debuts of Waking Up Dead and Let's Go.

This show was billed as "Steal Your Bass" featuring Phil Lesh, Dave Schools, and Mike Gordon with the Hardworking Americans as the accompanying band and was performed for Super VIP attendees at the Lockn' festival. Mike appeared at the end of an unknown song, performed on He's Gone, and another unknown song before departing the stage. He's Gone also featured Susan Tedeschi on vocals.

This show was dubbed "TXR Big Bass Bash" and featured opening sets by Midnight North and the Infamous Stringdusters with Nicki Bluhm. Shakedown Street contained a "Low Rider" jam. Yarmouth Road featured Bluhm on vocals. Six Feet of Snow and Cumberland Blues featured Andy Falco on guitar and Andy Hall on dobro. Cumberland Blues also featured Jeremy Garrett on fiddle.

Daisy Hill Grove contained a Sugar Shack tease.

This show featured the debut of Eclipse.

Cruel World contained a Take It As It Comes tease from Scott.

This show featured the Mike Gordon debut of Lonely Island.

This show featured the Mike Gordon debut of Mother's Song.

This show featured the debuts of Daisy Hill Grove and Crazy Sometimes and the Mike Gordon debuts of Number 1 Crush and Don't Chin The Dog.

This set was part of the Grand Point North festival that also featured Grace Potter, The Flaming Lips, Greensky Bluegrass, and Marco Benevento, among many others.

SET 1: Angatta [1]


During Barika's performance as part of The South End Art Hop, all of the other members of Mike Gordon's band joined Craig Myers, Andrew Moroz, and Michael Chorney for the Barika original "Angatta."

Mike and Scott opened the show with a medley of songs that included Ramble On > China Cat Sunflower > Feel Like Making Love > Deep River Blues > Whole Lotta Love > Jack & Diane > Long Train Running > Face. Scott teased Roundabout in Different World. Cruel World contained a Tiny Little World tease. How Many People Are You was teased in Babylon Baby. This performance was officially released as a free MP3 on LivePhish.

Luke Temple sat in on How Do I Know and the Mike Gordon debut of Make Up Your Mind.

This performance was part of the Lowell Summer Music Series. 555 and Different World contained Traveled Too Far teases.

This show featured the Mike Gordon debuts of Papa Loves Mambo and Burning Down the House. The outro to Take It As It Comes included various Father's Day antics involving the band members engaging in traditional father activities (playing catch, flipping burgers, reading the paper, etc). Papa Loves Mambo then featured Scott's son, Ian Murawski, and Mike's daughter, Tessa Gordon, on vocals. A fire alarm set off during intermission forced a temporary evacuation of everyone from the building.

Scott teased Shine On You Crazy Diamond in Sleep to Dream. Mike teased Do You Feel Like We Do before Traveled Too Far.

This show was a free webcast on Yahoo! Live

This show featured the debuts of Take It As It Comes and The Last Step, as well as the Mike Gordon debut of Sleep to Dream.

This show featured the debuts of Here Today and How Many People Are You as well as the Mike Gordon debuts of Looking for Clues and How Do I Know? Mike dedicated Spock's Brain to Leonard Nimoy. Mike teased Mystery Achievement in Looking for Clues.

This afternoon set took place in the bar at Terrapin Crossroads.

Mike sat in with Gov't Mule for the listed segment, the latter also featuring guest Craig Sorrells.

SET 1: Fireworks, Greenpoint, Atari, Such a Night, This is How it Goes, RISD [1], At the Show[1], I Put a Spell on You [2], It Seems It's All a Lie, Rainy Day Woman #12 & 35, Let's Go Get Stoned, Jam[1], I Heard It Through the Grapevine[2], Turn On Your Love Light[2], Fearless > Benny and The Jets > Fearless, Limbs of a Pine[1]

ENCORE: Contact (partial), Bathtub Gin (partial), Witches of Ulster[1]


Mike sat in on bass for the noted songs. This performance was part of the Burlington Discover Jazz Festival.

555 featured Page on keyboards and Fish on drums.

This performance took place in MASS MoCA's Hunter Center.

SET 1: Yarmouth Road [1]


This free afternoon event was billed as a "Song Dissection" and took place at MASS MoCA's Club B-10. Mike and Scott discussed in detail the process of developing the song Yarmouth Road as well as a wide range of other topics related to the development of Overstep. This was followed by an audience Q&A session, the debut of the Yarmouth Road music video, and a performance of Yarmouth Road by Mike and Scott on acoustic bass and guitar, respectively.

Trey Anastasio sat in on guitar for Cities and Tiny Little World.

Twenty artists performed twenty Paul Simon classics to benefit youth-centered music education programs in New York City. Mike performed Late in the Evening on acoustic guitar and vocals, backed by Antibalas, who had served as the house band for the evening. Mike also joined the show's conclusion (The 59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin' Groovy)) that featured all of the evening's performers, including Allen Toussaint, Angelique Kidjo, Ben Sollee, Bettye LaVette, Bob Mould, Brett Dennen, Ann Wilson, Isobel Campbell & Andy Cabic, Joe Henry, Josh Ritter, Joy Williams, Judy Collins, L.P., John Doe, Madeleine Peyroux & Jon Herington, Sam Moore, Bob Forrest & Gibby Haynes, and Richard Marx.

This show featured the Mike Gordon debut of The Poet's Final Instructions, a poem by John Berryman. The "Take Me to the River" jam included a brief story by Mike regarding the mosh pit that he was encouraging among the crowd... a peaceful, 'Ska mosh pit' and teasing by Mike of the Theme from Peter Gunn. Tiny Little World contained a Take Me to the River tease from Scott.  

"Normal Phoebe" contained a "Let's Go" tease and "Dirty Water" lyrics. "Tiny Little World" also contained a "Let's Go" tease.

This show featured the Mike Gordon debuts of Oceans of Diamonds and I Wish I Could Shimmy Like My Sister Kate. Peel contained quotes of William Shakespeare's "As You Like It." 555 contained additional intro lyrics "Trash cans in the distance / Seagulls in a line / Transmission's boiling up and over / Follow me to find / Can't wait to get away." This show was remastered and officially released via LivePhish.

Are You a Hypnotist?? contained a tease of Zion hört die Wächter singen by Tom.

Spock's Brain contained a Theme from Star Trek tease by Tom. "Hap-Nappy" included a Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring tease by Tom.

This show marked the debut of Normal Phoebe. Time in a Bottle was teased before Voices.

Sugar Blue sat in on harmonica for Say Something, Miss You, and Messin' with The Kid, the latter two being Mike Gordon debuts. Scott teased Can't You Hear Me Knocking in Ether. Horizon Line contained a Theme from Star Trek tease by Tom and Miss You quotes.

555 was quoted at the end of It Takes a Lot to Laugh, It Takes a Train to Cry. Hap-Nappy contained Mr. Sandman teases.

This show featured the debuts of Either and Twists and Bends and the Mike Gordon debuts of Puddle and Love On One Condition. Surface contained Theme from The Odd Couple teases by Tom. Jumping included a Sugar Shack tease from Scott.

This show featured the debut of Different World and the Mike Gordon debut of Barton Hollow. Sound contained a Fly tease.

This show featured the debuts of Surface and Loon as well as the Mike Gordon debuts of Are You a Hypnotist??, Pretty Boy Floyd, Spock's Brain, and 555. Spock's Brain had not been played by any member of Phish since Phish's performance on July 30, 2003.

This acoustic performance was part of CBS This Morning: Saturday's "Saturday Sessions" and first aired on March 8, 2014.

This show featured the debuts of Face, Caught Up, Jumping, Paint, Ether, and Mrs. Peel and the Mike Gordon debuts of Say Something, Mississippi, Angatta, and The Spider and the Ghost of the Fly (a poem by Vachel Lindsay). Hap-Nappy contained Swingtown and Peel quotes.

This in-store promotional appearance celebrated the release of Mike's fourth solo album, Overstepand featured Mike and Scott Murawski on acoustic bass and guitar respectively. This performance included the debuts of Long Black Line, Peel, and Tiny Little World.

Mike sat in on a second bass for Bird Song.

SET 1: Shakedown Street , Tennessee Jed, West L.A. Fadeaway, He's Gone, Sugaree, Bertha, Ramble On Rose, Dupree's Diamond Blues, Black Muddy River, Dark Star > Standing on the Moon > St. Stephen > Help on the Way > Slipknot! > Franklin's Tower


Mike performed on bass and sang on Tennessee Jed and He's Gone during a sit-in with Phil Lesh & The Terrapin All Stars.

After the Phish show at Northerly Island was cancelled due to severe weather, Mike and Fish sat in providing musical accompaniment to the nightly comedy improv, joined by Justin Bieber guitarist Dan Kanter.

SET 1: Rag Mama Rag [1], The Weight [2]


This show, billed as "Love for Levon" was a tribute to Levon Helm and a benefit for Levon's home and studio, "The Barn." Mike sat in on bass for Rag Mama Rag, along with John Hiatt and the House Band (Larry Campbell, Don Was, Kenny Aronoff, Amy Helm, Teresa Williams and 5-piece horn section). Mike also added vocals for the show-closing The Weight with all the  other artists from the evening's show.        

Traveled Too Far contained Sugar Shack teases from Scott. Cities included Won't Get Fooled Again teases from Tom.

This show took place in Max Hall and featured the Mike Gordon debut of Toys R Us. This show was part of the "Jam in the Dam VI" that also featured moe.Dark Star OrchestraLotus and Keller Williams.

This show took place in Max Hall and was part of the "Jam in the Dam VI" that also featured moe.Dark Star OrchestraLotus and Keller Williams. Kissing the Lipless (The Shins) was a Mike Gordon debut.

This single-set performance took place in Max Hall and was part of the "Jam in the Dam VI" which also featured moe., Dark Star Orchestra, Lotus and Keller Williams. You Don't Mess Around with Jim (Jim Croce) was a Mike Gordon debut.

Mike performed on bass for the above songs during a sit-in with Max Creek.

As part of The New York Guitar Festival, this ensemble performed Apollo: Atmospheres and Soundtracks, the 1983 ambient album by Brian Eno. Folowing the performance of the album in its entirety, the encore featured an improvised ambient-style jam. This was a free performance.

This live in-studio performance was a preview for The Apollo Project that was performed on January 6, 2012. Interview segments with host John Schaefer aired between the songs. A recording of this performance is available @ wnyc.org.

This show featured the Mike Gordon debut of Dream Song 22 - 'Of 1826', a poem by John Berryman from The Dream Songs, which was delivered as spoken word by Tom. Suzy Greenberg was a Mike Gordon debut and featured Steve Pollak ("The Dude of Life") on vocals. Tom teased May The Force Be With You in I'm Deranged, Just a Rose, and Dig Further Down. Scott teased Traveled Too Far in The Way It Goes. Voices contained Sugar Shack teases from Scott and Mike and Black Water teases from Scott. Tom teased Chameleon in River Niger. This show was officially released as a 3-CD set and free MP3 download.

This show featured the Mike Gordon debuts of Barika and Don't Do It. The Beltless Buckler featured a tease of The Godfather Love Theme from Mike. Soulfood Man and Black Tambourine contained Chameleon teases. Mike quoted Last Child in Jones.

The Void contained alternate lyrics "Sugar Shack in The Void." She Said She Said included Susskind Hotel and Sugar Shack teases and Swingtown quotes. Hap-Nappy contained a Heartbreaker tease. Scott teased Sugar Shack in Clone.

This show featured the debut of Sideways and the Mike Gordon debut of The Way It Goes.

This show featured the Mike Gordon debut of Won't Get Fooled Again.

This single-set performance was part of the Wanee Music Festival that also included Widespread Panic, The Allman Brothers Band, Ween and Galactic, among many others. Oteil Burbridge performed on a second bass for The Walls of Time through the second Black Tambourine.

This show marked the Mike Gordon debut of Down in the Flood. River Niger through Weekly Time featured Bob Wagner on second guitar. During setbreak, front of house engineer and bass tech Rachel Bischoff was proposed to on stage (she accepted).

Soulfood Man contained a Smoke on the Water tease.

The Mike Gordon debut of You're No Good featured Steve Pollak ("The Dude of Life") on vocals.

The Void included a dance "contest" with audience members. Call to the Post was teased before Horizon Line.

15 Step contained Take Five teases from Mike. Susskind Hotel contained Midnight Rider and Swingtown teases. Tom teased theme to I Love Lucy and The Odd Couple theme in Mound.

After Another Door, Tom Cleary performed a mini "song" on the Kaossilator that he had written backstage before the show about that evening's Supermoon. Mike introduced The Void as a "song about the feeling the first person that ever walked on the moon had when taking that... step." Atlanta-fixture Col. Bruce Hampton provided vocals for Fixin' to Die."

This show featured the debut of The Spiritual Jam and the Mike Gordon debut of It Takes a Lot to Laugh, It Takes a Train to Cry.

This show was a co-bill with Galactic and both band's sets were streamed live on iclips. After Andelman's Yard, Mike wished everyone a "Happy SPD." After Walls of Time, Mike tossed a fan a Kaossilator to test out. 

Swamp Music contained a Rhapsody in Blue tease from Tom and one verse of Possum.

Mike introduced the Leo Kottke original "Balloon" as a tribute to Leo, and offered that any audience member who could write a book report about what this song was about would get free tickets to the next five shows! Dumpstaphunk members Tony Hall, Ivan Neville, Ian Neville, and Raymond Weber sat in on Jaded though the end of the first set as well as the entire encore.

This show featured the debut of Flashback. Victor Wooten sat in on a second bass guitar for Meat, Sailin' Shoes, and Crumblin' Bones.

An incomplete Mound ended the first set, was completed to begin the second set, and appeared later in the second set before and after the Mike Gordon debut of Got My Mojo Working. Susskind Hotel contained Rock On quotes.

This show featured the debut of Heavy Metal and the Mike Gordon debut of Access Me. Only a Dream contained Whole Lotta Love teases.

This show featured the Mike Gordon debuts of Balloon and Going Up Home to Live in Green Pastures.

This show featured the debut of Got Away and the Mike Gordon debut of Black Tambourine.

This show featured the debut of Babylon Baby and the Mike Gordon debut of Mound.

Mike and his band were the musical guests on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.

Spiral and Exit Wound featured Julee Avalone on flute. The encore featured Jenny Hill on saxophone, Buford O'Sullivan on trombone, and Micah Deterville on trumpet. Idea was dedicated to Jared Slomoff.

Easy to Slip was a Mike Gordon debut. Fish sat in on a second drum kit from Easy to Slip through the end of the show. Makisupa Policeman contained quotes of  Swingtown. This show was made available as a LivePhish download.

Hap-Nappy and Dig Further Down contained Swingtown teases. Dig Further Down also contained a tease of The Godfather Love Theme. During The Void there was an impromptu on-stage dance competition with audience members.

Blinded By the Light was a Mike Gordon debut. Makisupa Policeman contained Swingtown teases. Main Title (The Godfather Waltz) was teased before Another Door. 

This show featured the Mike Gordon debut of Funky Bitch. Susskind Hotel included quotes of Fly Like an Eagle. Tom teased The Fishin' Hole in Pretend. Hap-Nappy contained a Lemon Song tease. Tom teased Rhapsody in Blue in Rock Me Baby. This show was made available as a free LivePhish soundboard.

This show featured the Mike Gordon debut of Hand In My Pocket.

This show featured the debut of Forever Dream and the Mike Gordon debuts of Just a Rose and Rock Me Baby.

This show featured the Mike Gordon debut of The Outdoor Type.

Kryermaten included a My Favorite Things tease. Takin' It to the Streets contained a Rock On tease.

This performance was a free outdoor set in a light rain in front of the Ben & Jerry's at the corner of Haight and Ashbury.

This show featured the debut of The Void.

This show featured the debut of Horizon Line and the Mike Gordon debuts of Down to the Nightclub, Rock On, Sailin' Shoes, and I Miss My Mind.

This evening was billed as “The Mossery, a free-form musical event on the eve of the release of Mike Gordon’s new studio album Moss." The show was free but there were two separate admissions for each set. The first set featured a core of Mike on bass, Scott Murawski on guitar and Joe Russo (set one) and Todd Isler (set two) on drums, along with a revolving cast of audience members sitting in for each song. 

This single-set performance featured the Mike Gordon debut of Idea and was part of the moe.down XI festival at Gelston Castle Estate that also included The Black Keys, Built to Spill, Tortoise, Ryan Montbleau BandThe Brew and, of course, moe.

Joe Cleary sat in on fiddle for the Fiddle Jam through the return to Jaded and Country Boy. The second Jaded contained Heartbreaker teases.

Columbus Stockade Blues and Voices featured Mark Mercier on keyboards and vocals.

This show featured the Mike Gordon debut of Be Good and You'll Be Lonely. The Frame Jam improv featured Tom on frame drum and Craig on n'goni. The I'm Deranged > Walls of Time > I'm Deranged segment featured Danny Barnes on banjo, and with Scott, Mike, and Danny trading places on bass, banjo and guitar.

This show featured the Mike Gordon debut of Hap-Nappy. Midnight, Where the Soul of a Man Never Dies, and Country Boy featured Danny Barnes on banjo. Soulfood Man contained Wipe Out teases.

What Things Seem and When the Cactus is in Bloom featured Danny Barnes on banjo.

This show featured the debut of Fire From a Stick.

Mike sat in on bass in place of Ryan Stasik for In the Kitchen.

Sugar Shack featured Page on keys. Happy Birthday was sung to crew member Rachel Bischoff.

Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey opened.

Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey opened.

Only a Dream was unfinished to end the first set and then resumed at the beginning of the second set. Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey opened.

Jaded and Who By Fire featured Michael "Mad Dog" Mavridoglou on trumpet. Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey opened.

Scott teased Sugar Shack in Suskind Hotel. Mike teased Sneakin' Sally through the Alley in Express Yourself. Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey opened.

Ivan Neville sat in on keyboards and vocals for Sound and the Mike Gordon debut of Hey Now Baby.

The Mike Gordon debut of I Want to Hold Your Hand featured Stephanie Kinchaloe on vocals.

The Mike Gordon debut of Peggy-O featured Tara Nevins on fiddle and vocals. Crumblin' Bones, Weekly Time, and Swamp Music featured Guthrie Trapp on guitar.

This show featured the Mike Gordon debut of The Revelator.

This show featured the Mike Gordon debuts of Wave the Ocean and Yield Not to Temptation. Yield Not to Temptation featured Col. Bruce Hampton on guitar. Nobody's Home and I'm Deranged featured Deji Coker on saxophone.

The Walls of Time and Can't Stand Still featured Jeff Sipe on drums. Rubblebucket Orchestra opened.

Rubblebucket Orchestra opened.

 La La La and the Mike Gordon debut of Ain't Wastin' Time No More featured Reid Genauer on guitar and vocals.

Drums featured Ken Lovelett on lap drum.The soundcheck for this show was broadcast live on Radio Woodstock WDST. Reid Genauer performed a solo acoustic set to open. 

This show featured the Mike Gordon debut of Sugar Shack. Reid Genauer opened.

This show featured the debut of Spiral and three Mike Gordon debuts: Nobody's Home, Who By Fire, and God Put a Smile Upon My Face. Break Science featuring Adam Deitch opened. 

This tour-opening show featured the debuts of What Things Seem and Can't Stand Still and the Mike Gordon debuts of Swamp Music, The Field, Sarala, Intensified, and 15 Step. Marco Benevento and Joe Russo in for Sarala and Intensified. Marco Benevento opened.

This previously unannounced free show took place on Mike's birthday; Mike sported a new bass given to him as a birthday gift from Page. Tara Nevins provided vocals for Peggy-O.

The Mike Gordon debut of Dancing in the Street featured Amber DeLaurentis on vocals and Dave Grippo on alto saxophone. Rubblebucket Orchestra opened.

Susskind Hotel contained Sneakin' Sally Through the Alley teases. Bow Thayer & Perfect Trainwreck opened. 

This show featured the Mike Gordon debut of Living for the City. Takin' It to the Streets contained Midnight Rider and Fanfare for the Common Man teases. Bow Thayer & Perfect Trainwreck opened.

Bow Thayer & Perfect Trainwreck opened. This show included the Mike Gordon debut of "Suskind Hotel" and the Max Creek original "Willow Tree," as well as the debut of "Only a Dream."

Tom Cleary's younger brother, Neil, provided vocals for I Got Loaded. Jenny Hill, Alex Toth, and Kal Traver sat in on horns for Radar Blip. Rubblebucket Orchestra opened.

Freekbass opened and sat in on "Things That Make You Go Hmmm..." and "Meat."

This gig was billed as "Mike Gordon's Magic Hat Summer Variety Show." The first Andelmans' Yard featured stilt dancers. Dig Further Down included an Entrance of the Gladiators tease from Tom and featured flag dancers and spinners. Kryermaten featured jugglers. The jam after the second Ain't Love Funny featured a plate spinner. The second Andelmans' Yard and Morphing Again were performed acoustic. Tom teased Home on the Range, the theme from Close Encounters of the Third Kind, and the theme from Star Trek in the third Andelmans' Yard. Things That Make You Go Hmmm... featured Dizzy Lizzy on hula hoop and including a Somewhere Over the Rainbow tease from Tom in the ensuing jam. The fourth Andelmans' Yard featured four acrobatic dancers on stage as well as acrobatic dancers on an elevated stage. During Voices, Mike had a rose placed in his mouth and had it sliced off with a bullwhip. Two aerialists were also above the stage during Voices. Entrance of Gladiators was teased by Tom and Mike in Voices.

The Mike Gordon debut of Born on the Bayou featured Mike's tour manager, Chris Friday, on vocals. DeLeon opened. 

William Powell was performed as an acoustic duet by Mike and guest Leo Kottke. Leo joined the whole band for acoustic renditions of Living In the Country and Rings. Michael Williams sat in on bass trumpet for the encore. DeLeon opened. 

Midnight and Bury Me Beneath the Willow were performed acoustic. DeLeon opened. 

DeLeon opened.

 This show featured the Mike Gordon debut of No One Receiving. DeLeon opened.

Marco Benevento opened and sat in on keyboards for Takin' It to the Streets. Radar Blip and Alphabet Street featured Jenny Hill on alto saxophone. Fonzworth Bentley sat in on the Mike Gordon debut of "Brawlin."

This single set performance was part of the innagural Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival that also featured Radiohead, Beck, Primus and Wilco, among many others.

This gig included the debut of Pretend and the Mike Gordon debut of Think. Think featured Emily Grogan on vocals.

This show featured the Mike Gordon debuts of The Curtain With and Rock Steady. Emily Grogan provided additional vocals on Rock Steady.

This free shiw was part of the Lake Champlain Maritime Festival and also featured an appearance by Bernie Sanders. On a Bad Day and Milwaukee Here I Come featured Brett Hughes on guitar vocals and Marie Claire on vocals. Andelmans' Yard through Makisupa Policeman featured Page on keyboards.

This free show was part of the "Thursday at the Square" performance series.

The Bridge opened and performed on the Mike Gordon debut of Spanish Moon. On a Bad Day, Bury Me Beneath the Willow, and I'm A Little Bit Lonesome were performed acoustic with Andy Cartoun on banjo. Radar Blip and Things That Make You Go Hmmm... featured Pamela Fleming on trumpet and Jenny Hill on alto saxophone.

The Bridge opened.

This opening set was in support of Gov't Mule. Mike and Scott sat in during the Gov't Mule set for Sugaree.

This show featured the Mike Gordon debuts of Bye Bye Baby, River Niger, and Midnight. The Bridge opened.

The Bridge opened. "Bury Me Beneath the Willow" (Woody Guthrie) was a Mike Gordon debut. "On a Bad Day," "Bury Me Beneath the Willow" and "I'm A Little Bit Lonesome" were performed acoustic. Members of The Bridge sat in with Mike's band for the "Skin It Back" (Little Feat) encore, also a Mike Gordon debut. 

The Bridge opened. "I'm Deranged" (David Bowie) was a Mike Gordon debut.

This free in-store appearance at the Plan 9 record store was performed entirely acoustic.

The Bridge opened. This gig featured the Mike Gordon debuts of "On a Bad Day" (Kasey Chambers) and "Rhymes" (Al Green). "Morphing Again" was performed acoustic.

This show featured the debut of Sound and the Mike Gordon debuts of River Niger, Things That Make You Go Hmm..., and "Takin' It to the Streets. River Niger contained a Those Were the Days tease near its end.

This set was part of the Gathering of the Vibes that also featured Phil Lesh & Friends, Dark Star Orchestra and Zappa Plays Zappa, among many others. The set was shortened a bit due to a torrential rainstorm earlier in the day. "Crumblin' Bones" contained "Rhapsody in Blue" and "Entrance of the Gladiators" teases. Bill Kreutzmann sat in on drums for "Traveled Too Far" and "The Walls of Time."

This show was a part of the Mile High Music Festival. This setlist is incomplete.

This set was part of the All Good Music Festival that also featured Phil Lesh & FriendsWidespread Panic and Grace Potter and the Nocturnals, among many others.

This set was part of the Rothbury Festival that also featured Phil Lesh & Friends, Dave Matthews Band, Widespread Panic, Primus and Trey Anastasio, among many others. Trey sat in on guitar for "Cruel World" and "Meat;" Trey and Fishman (on drums) sat in for "She Said, She Said." "Meat" contained a "Streets of Cairo" tease.

This set was part of the High Sierra Music Festival that also featuresd Bob Weir & Ratdog, Gov't Mule, Charlie Hunter Trio and Michael Franti & Spearhead, among many others. The Tom Cleary-penned "Crumblin' Bones" was a debut. Ivan Neville sat in on organ for "Meat" and the debut of the Mike original "Jaded."

Bow Thayer & Perfect Trainwreck opened. This tour-opening gig feautured the first performance of the Mike Gordon touring ensemble of Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary and Todd Isler. Every song in this show was an original or cover debut except "Cruel World" (Max Creek) and Ain't Love Funny" (J.J. Cale): Mike Gordon originals "Another Door," "Traveled Too Far," "Voices," "Andelmans' Yard," "Dig Further Down," and the Phish original "Meat," "Kryermaten" (Todd Isler), "La La La" (Tranquility Bass), "The Walls of Time" (Bill Monroe, Peter Rowan), "She Said She Said" (The Beatles), and "The Time for Loving Is Now" (The Mustangs).

Mike sat in on bass for the whole show, that was in support of the headliner, Dumpstaphunk.

"Cumberland Blues" featured an unidentified mandolin player. "Intensified" featured Robert Gordon (Mike's dad) on additional vocals and Tony Mann on keyboards. "Bring It On Home To Me" featured Sue Schick (Gordon) on additional vocals. "Think" and "Rock Steady" featured Emily Grogan on additional vocals. "Three Little Birds" also featured Robert Gordon on additional vocals.

This gig was billed as "Tropical Jam III." Mike provided lead vocals for all songs. Sue Schick (now Sue Gordon) provided additional vocals on "Pressure Drop" and "I Got Loaded."

This event was the "Celebration for a New Direction," a reception in honor of Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) who was sworn in as the first female Speaker of the House the previous day. "Iko Iko" featured Wyclef Jean on guitar and vocals. This setlist is unconfirmed as recordings of the performance do no circulate.

This show – billed as "Vibes for Peace" – was a benefit for The Rex Foundation. Mickey Hart & Friends opened. Bob Weir sat in on guitar and vocals for "Fountains of Wood" through "Scarlet Begonias" and "The Other One" through "Turn On Your Lovelight." Mike took lead vocals on "Cumberland Blues." Guests Giovanni Hidalgo and Zakir Hussain also sat in on percussion for portions of the show.

This gig was part of the second annual Vegoose festival that also featured Phil & TreyTom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Widespread Panic and The Mars Volta, among many others. Mike took lead vocals on "Cumberland Blues" and "The Other One."

Mike took lead vocals on "Cumberland Blues," "U.S. Blues" and "The Other One."

Mike took lead vocals on U.S. Blues, Revolution (Los Lobos), and Cumberland Blues.

Mike took lead vocals on "The Other One."

Mike took lead vocals on "Cumberland Blues" and "The Other One."

Mike took lead vocals on "Cumberland Blues" and "Twist."

Mike took lead vocals on "Revolution" (Los Lobos) and "U.S. Blues."

Mike took lead vocals on "Cumberland Blues." Mike and Jen Durkin shared lead vocals for "The Other One."

This performance was part of the annual moe.down festival that also featured Grace Potter & The NocturnalsUmphrey's McGeePage McConnell (with Jon Fishman, Adam Zimmon, Jared Slomoff and Rob O'Dea); and, of course, moe.

This performance was part of the Gathering of the Vibes that also featured Ratdog, Los Lobos, and Dark Star Orchestra, among many others. Mike sang on (the first verse only of) "The Other One." Bob Weir sat in on guitar for "Fire on the Mountain" and guitar and vocals for "GDTRFB." Donna Jean Godchaux added vocals for "GDTRFB."

Mike took lead vocals on "Revolution" (Los Lobos) and "The Other One." This setlist is unconfirmed.

"China Cat Sunflower" and "I Know You Rider" were performed instrumental. Mike took lead vocals on "The Other One" and "Revolution" (Los Lobos). This setlist is unconfirmed.

Mike took lead  vocals on "Revolution" (Los Lobos), "The Other One" and "Comes a Time." This setlist is unconfirmed.

This performance was part of the annual Evolve Festival.

Mike & The Duo were scheduled to open for Phil Lesh & Friends; due to travel difficulties P&F performed their two-set show first and Mike & The Duo closed the show. The jam that preceeded "Foam" contained "Foam" themes from Mike. "Mike's Song" was performed instrumental.

The performance was part of the annual Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival that also featured Oysterhead, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Umphrey's McGee, Beck and Radiohead, among many others. The set took place in This Tent.

This performance was part of the annual Mountain Jam festival that also featured Gov't Mule, MMW, Benevento/Russo Duo, My Morning Jacket and Robert Randolph and The Family Band, among many others. Mark Spencer sat in on additional guitar for "Semi-Truck" and "I Got Loaded." Marco Benevento sat in on additional keyboards for "Just Someone I Used to Know" through the end of the show.

Grace Potter & The Nocturnals opened. Mark Mercier provided additional keyboards on "Ain't No Grave," "Juanita," "Big Iron" and "Milwaukee Here I Come."

This show – billed as "Honky-Tonk the Vote" – was a benefit for the (successful) Bernie Sanders for U.S. Senate campaign. Grace Potter & The Nocturnals opened. Fishman sat in on a second drum kit from "Weekly Time" through the end of the show. Page sat in on additional keyboards for "Just Someone I Used to Know" and "I Washed My Hands in Muddy Water." Joe Clearly sat in on fiddle from "Honky Tonkin'" through the end of the show, excepting "King of Broken Hearts." Chris Michetti sat in on additional guitar on "Blame It On My Heart" through "Gone Gone Gone." "Mystery Train" featured Grace Potter and The Nocturnals; Grace Potter provided additional vocals for "I Shall Be Released." Tom Cleary provided additional keyboards for "King of Broken Hearts." Dan Archer sat in on additional guitar for "Baby I'm Ready" and "Bowling Green."

Grace Potter & The Nocturnals opened. Trey sat in on guitar from "I Got Loaded" through "Possum."

Grace Potter & The Nocturnals opened. "Jackson" (Billy Edd Wheeler) featured Grace Potter on vocals.

This was the first public performance of Ramble Dove. Grace Potter & The Nocturnals opened. This gig featured the debuts of the Mike Gordon originals "Ramble Dove" and "Loosening Up the Rules." Mark Mercier sat in on keyboards for "About Time" and "Columbus Stockade Blues."

This free outdoor show by The Mutaytor was part of the innagural Green Apple Music Festival. Mike played bass for the whole show that featured a diverse lineup of guests, including the only known collaboration between a member of Phish and Walter Cronkite, who sat in on percussion.

This performance was part of the 6th annual Jammys award ceremony, hosted by Mickey Hart and Bill Kreutzmann. In addition to the performers listed, The Rhythm Devils were joined by additional vocalists, percussionists, and for "Voodoo Child" an unidentified female dancer. This gig also included Zappa Plays Zappa, Little Feat, Blues Traveler, Peter Frampton, Chick Corea, Joe Satriani, and many others.

This gig – the first billed as The Rhythm Devils – was part of the Green Apple Music Festival. This setlist is unconfirmed as recordings do not circulate. "2001" featured the song's author, Eumir Deodato. The "Percussion Parade" featured the band and audience processing to the street to "Not Fade Away."

"Hatikvah" featured "Cousin Avi" on vocals. "CTB" contained a "Foam" tease. "Theme" contained a "Welcome Red" tease.  "YEM" included "Carol of the Bells," "Foam," "Fluffhead" and "The Lion Sleeps Tonight" teases. "Freedom of Choice" and "Passin' Me By" featured Matt Durant on vocals. "Goin' Down Slow contained "Auld Lang Syne" and "Becky" teases. 

Marco teased Foam in White Freightliner Blues. Mike and Marco teased The Godfather Love Theme prior to Mike's Song. An additional microphone was set up so that the audience could sing the lyrics to Mike's. YEM contained an A Day in the Life jam and a Gilligan's Island theme tease from Mike. The Jam that preceded Foam contained a brief Row, Row, Row Your Boat tease and a Fluffhead jam.

This setlist is unconfirmed.

Theme contained Foam and YEM teases. The second Beltless Buckler contained teases of Carol of the Bells and The Godfather Love Theme. The Jam that opened the second set contained Lengthwise, Divided Sky, and Hoe-Down teases and the ensuing Foam included teases of Bathtub Gin, Blue Monk, and Magilla. Mike teased Foam in the first Mike's Song.

CTB contained a brief Yakety Sax tease. Lost Highway contained Foam and Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer teases. Marco dedicated Clean Up Woman to his seventh grade music teacher, Joe Gordon, who was in attendance and whom he credited with putting him and Joe Russo together.  Marco teased Tom Sawyer in Scratchitti. Foam included teases of Lengthwise, CTB, Theme From the Bottom, YEM, Sleigh Ride, Row Row Row Your Boat, and Camptown Races. YEM contained Foam and Blackbird teases.

This gig was part of the seventeenth annual Christmas Jam, a benefit for Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity. Other performers included Gov't Mule, Hot Tuna, Ray LaMontagne and John Scofield. "Chalk Dust Torture" contained a "Right Off" (Miles Davis) tease. Ivan Neville sat in on keyboards for the latter portion of the jam out of Van Morrison's "Sweet Thing" through the end of the set. A soundboard of the thirteen-minute jam from this show's soundcheck circulates.

This pre-Xmas Jam gig was in support of Gov't Mule. "Goin' Down Slow" and "Iko Iko" featured Warren Haynes on guitar and Ivan Neville on keyboards. "Sugaree" featured Warren Haynes on guitar and Danny Louis on keyboards. This setlist is unconfirmed.

This performance was part of the annual Austin City Limits Music Festival.

This opening performance was in support of Jackson Browne and was part of the Radio & Records AAA Summit. 

This performance featured Neil Symonette on drums.


This set was in support of Gov't Mule and moe.; Xavier Rudd also performed. Tuning Song was an impropmtu jam from Mike and Neil that Mike gave a name to after its completion.

This performance was part of the The Taos Solar Music Festival.

This performance was part of the fourth annual Northwest String Summit.

This performance was part of the 32nd annual Telluride Bluegrass Festival that also featured Alison Krauss & Union Station, Emmylou Harris, Sam Bush Band, Wilco, Trio! featuring Stanley Clarke, Béla Fleck, and Jean-Luc Ponty and many others.

This performance took place in That Tent. 9X9 through My Pet Goat were performed by The Duo only (without Mike). Foam contained a Lengthwise tease. The Beltless Buckler featured Gabby La La on sitar. This show was made available on LivePhish.com and officially released on CD as The Benevento/Russo Duo Featuring Mike Gordon, Live at Bonnaroo 2005.

"Mephisto" featured Jamie McLean on guitar. "Hoodoo Voodoo" and "Heartbreaker" featured Scott Metzger on guitar. 

The five-second Foam Reprise that opened the show consisted of essentially the first and last measures of the song and was ostensibly a nod to the previous night's 50-minute version. Marco teased Eleanor Rigby in Mike's Song.

The 50 minute version of Foam featured a Lengthwise tease from Marco and was released through Livephish.com. Cars Trucks Buses featured Foam, Frankenstein, and Lengthwise teases, all from Marco.

Mike & The Duo performed a mini-set during the fifth annual Jammy Awards. The Benevento/Russo Duo won the "New Groove of the Year" award, while Mike accepted the "Tour of the Year" award on behalf of Phish for their (then "final") summer 2004 run. Other performers during the evening included Phil Lesh, Ryan Adams, Bruce Hornsby and Umphrey's McGee, among many others. D's Diner featured Les Claypool and Phil Lesh on bass and Gabby La La on electric sitar.

This was a late-night performance with ticket-time @ 1:30 a.m. on 1/1/05. Scott Metzger sat in on guitar for "Moby Dick" and "Heartbreaker."

Marco teased "Trans-Europe Express" in "Aqui Como Alla." "Clean Up Woman" included a "Cars Trucks Buses" tease. Page sat in on additional keyboards for "Cars Trucks Buses," which contained a brief "Magilla" tease.

Steve Fell sat in on guitar for "Mephisto." Scott Murawski sat in on guitar for "The Beltless Buckler." "Mike's Song" included a "Foam" tease from Marco.

Rana opened. Marco teased Cars Trucks Buses in Clean Up Woman. Foam contained a Weigh tease from Mike. Scott Metzger sat in on guitar for Heartbreaker. Cars Trucks Buses included a Foam tease from Marco.

This performance was part of the fourth annual moe.down festival that also included Leo Kottke, Leftover Salmon, The Disco Biscuits, Blues Traveler and, of course, moe.

This performance was a benefit for the voter registration group HeadCount that also featured Michael Kang, moe. and The HeadCount All-Stars (Al Schnier, Vinnie Amico, Marc Brownstein and Aron Magner). Michael Kang sat in on mandolin for the set-closing jam.

Kaki King opened. Peter Apfelbaum sat in on tenor saxophone for the entire show.

Kaki King opened. “Scrapple from the Apple” (Charlie Parker) and “If You Ask Me” (Max Creek) were Mike Gordon debuts. This was the only show from Mike’s 2003 tour made available as a LivePhish download.

Kaki King opened, and also performed on “Goin’ Down Slow.” Page sat in on keyboards for “On Your Way Down.” Max Creek members Scott Allshouse, Mark Mercier and John Rider sat in for the Mike Gordon debut of the Max Creek original “Cruel World.”

Kaki King opened. The encore featured guests Roy “Futureman” Wooten and G. Calvin Weston on percussion and Jeff Coffin on saxophone.