Festival 8 is officially underway! The band had their first soundchecks on Thursday. The band had an acoustic run through in the afternoon followed by an electric soundcheck in the evening. Trey teased the beginning of "Kids" by MGMT during the evening soundcheck.
Soundcheck: Jam, Undermind > Devil With a Blue Dress Jam, Starship Trooper Jam, Gone, Liquid Time
Check back for updates, as there will be updates a plenty throughout the weekend.
Someone over on Green Board snagged a copy of the auds of the soundcheck. You can download it here.
Check out some images from Thursday.
Phish is is down to their Elite 8, as Michael Jackson's Thriller was killed off the list this morning.
- David Bowie | Hunky Dory
- Genesis | The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway
- Jimi Hendrix | Electric Ladyland
- King Crimson | Larks’ Tongues In Aspic
- MGMT | Oracular Spectacular
- Prince | Purple Rain
- Radiohead | Kid A
- Rolling Stones | Exile on Main Street
Sierra Nevada brewed up some Foam Pilsner. It was brewed exclusively for Festival 8!
Check out the additional coverage of Festival 8:
Hidden Track Blog
Live Music Blog
YEMblog - Live from Festival 8