Like the Grateful Dead, most people associate Phish with drugs. In fact, substances are easier to come by in the parking lots of Phish shows than tie-dyed shirts. As journalist Scott Waldman says, “While most of the itinerant herd travels with Phish for the music, every show is essentially an open-air drug market.” However, what newer Phish fans may not know is that lead singer Trey Anastasio is a recovered alcoholic/addict and is currently seven years sober.
In December 2006, Anasta... [Read more]
Phish has been on tour nearly all summer, and they’re not stopping anytime soon. The hip Vermont-based jam band will continue rocking into autumn as they play the west coast through November. Phish has been going strong since the 1980s, and their cult-like following is only increasing with each new generation of earthy-crunchy, Trader Joe’s-loving neo-hippies. Though the band has never received any type of mainstream airplay, Phish’s dedicated fan base has ensured continuous success, picking up ... [Read more]