For many music fans, Trey Anastasio’s solo acoustic tours present the opportunity to watch the Phish frontman perform in a stripped-down, intimate setting. For others, the storytelling aspect of the shows are just is entertaining as the music.
Thanks to YouTuber 215music – who recently went through the effort to compile every Anastasio story from his October shows – you can now listen to every anecdote and every joke in its entirety.
Highlights include Anastasio describing the time wizened New Orleans venue employee gave him a “thumbs down” signal in reaction to a Professor Longhair cover as well as the band’s alternate names for Curveball including “Mom Ball,” in which Phish would figure out the mothers of all festival attendees and invite them to join their children for the weekend.
Listen to all two-plus hours below: