Late 1990, in an attempt to increase audience participation within their shows Cheap Jerseys From China , Phish had the crowd verbally react to certain musical cues. For instance, if Anastasio played The Simpsons theme song, the audience would yell, D oh!.
In 1992, Phish increased its collaboration with the audience with an experiment called the Big Ball Jam. Each member would throw a large beach ball into the crowd and play a note each time his ball was struck by fans.
Other experiments followed, like The Rotation Jam. In this jam, each member would switch instruments with the guy on his left. For select performances of You Enjoy Myself, Gordon and Anastasio would perform synchronized maneuvers on mini trampolines.
For Halloween, 1993, Phish began a tradition of playing an entire album from another band at a live show. The first album, selected by fans, was the Beatles White Album. Phish has also performed The Who s Quadrophenia, The Velvet Undergrounds Loaded and Pink Floyd s The Dark Side of the Moon.
During a tour in 1995, Phish challenged their audience to two games of chess. Each show consisted of a pair of moves. Phish and their audience split the two games.
Phishs first two day festival, called The Clifford Ball, was held at a decommissioned Air Force base in Plattsburgh, New York. Between 70,000 and 80,000 people flocked to Phish s own makeshift city. Organizers added an amusement park, restaurants Wholesale Jerseys , a post office, playgrounds, arcades, and a movie theater to the grounds. Phish rode a flatbed truck through the campground and serenaded the audience through the night and early morning.