Phish Northerly Island Run

7-14-17 Northerly I

HUNTINGTON BANK PAVILION AT NORTHERLY ISLAND
Chicago , IL
This show featured the Phish debuts of In The Good Old Summer Time and Everything’s Right and the debuts of Leaves and Love Is What We Are. Wolfman’s included a Dave’s Energy Guide tease from Trey. Trey teased Manteca in Golden Age and the second Your Pet Cat. Harry Hood contained a Mountain Jam and What’s The Use? teases from Trey
7-15-17 Northerly II
HUNTINGTON BANK PAVILION AT NORTHERLY ISLAND
Chicago , IL
This show featured the Phish debut of Corona. Fish teased Timber (Jerry) in Simple. Scents did not have the intro.
7-16-17 Northerly III
HUNTINGTON BANK PAVILION AT NORTHERLY ISLAND
Chicago , IL

Soundcheck: Petrichor, Sugar Shack, I Always Wanted It This Way, Crazy Sometimes. Shade. Heavy Rotation, Mercury

SET 1Possum555TubeOcelotLawn BoyStashThe Line > Birds of a FeatherFunky Bitch > Run Like an Antelope

SET 2Carini > Twenty Years Later > Piper > Thread[1]Bathtub Gin > Also Sprach Zarathustra > Cavern

ENCOREWilson > Character Zero

This show featured the debut of Thread. The Birds was quoted at the end of BOAF. 2001 contained Martian Monster teases and a quote and Get Up (I Feel Like Being a) Sex Machine quotes. Carini was teased at the end of Cavern.
This is now my fourth year creating these setlists.  What started out as little sketches in  notebook have evolved to 122 different setlists (and header illustrations) as well as over 300 different song illustrations!  I’ll be at the PhanArt Shows in NYC for Baker’s Dozen, and will have plenty of setlists with me!

Phish Pittsburgh poster

I’m happy to present my  poster for Phish’s show in Pittsburgh at the Petersen Events Center during their 2017 Summer tour. 12×18 on thick glossy paper (#110 cover). This poster combines the venue with the iconic Duquesne Incline cable car which overlooks the Pittsburgh skyline. Original is ink and watercolor, and includes references to several songs, as well as several Pittsburgh sports teams. Limited to a signed and numbered edition of 100.

Pittsburgh Final web

I included a lot of little references in the poster to Phish songs, as well as a few sports teams (see if you can spot them!) The posters are available in my Etsy Shop , as well as www.phishart.com.  I plan to bring a few to Pittsburgh with me, but the likelihood of a lot scene or shakedown is slim, since the venue is in the middle of the city. I will also have these at the Phan Art shows during the MSG run in the Hotel Pennsylvania (7/22 and 8/5, 12-6pm)

 

Phish Baker’s Dozen Poster

I’m excited to present my poster for Phish’s Baker’s Dozen Run in NYC this summer! Inspired by a vintage Easy Bake Oven box, the prints are 13×19 on heavy cardstock and are limited to a signed and numbered edition of 100.  Prints are available in my shop, and I will have some for sale at the July 22nd and August 5th PhanArt shows at Hotel Pennsylvania.5820ef626accd3adff4f2f79a7e2c131

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My inspiration- a toy box from 1964.

When these shows were announced, I knew that creating a poster would be a challenge.  With a theme already established by the band,  I had to find something that fit in with theme while avoiding the obvious.  Ideas came and went, but eventually I came across a picture of a vintage Easy Bake Oven box and inspiration hit!  The original illustration is completely hand drawn, including all the lettering, which was then watercolored in a deconstructed manner and scanned in order to recreate the box.  I also went back to more detailed style that I hadn’t done in years!

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I also ended up creating a poster for summer tour, which also appears in the Baker’s Dozen poster.  Any BD poster purchase will ship with one of these for free, and they are also available for purchase on their own.  The prints are 11×17 on cardstock, and limited to 100 prints.

Originally I was only creating one poster for tour, as well as setlist illustrations for all the shows, but that didn’t last long.  I just finished up a poster for the Pittsburgh show July 19th, and will be posting it shortly, so stay tuned!

Direwolf/ St Stephen Prints

Josean Rivera

I’ve recently finished up 2 more linocuts inspired by Grateful Dead songs, the 9th and 10th in an ongoing series. Although I have previously done both illustrations and linocuts, I feel I’ll probably be doing more linocuts for future songs.  These have been a challenge, but I’ve enjoyed both the process and the research involved in making these.  I’m hoping to work larger, although it seems a printing press of some sort will be necessary to accomplish that.

Dire Wolf

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A 9×12 Linocut inspired by the Song Dire Wolf .    Printed on 11×14 98lb paper. Hand pulled and printed, limited to a signed edition of 50. Prints available in my shop

St. Stephen

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One of my most ambitious prints to date, This linocut is inspired by the song St. Stephen. 11×14 print on 14×17 98lb white paper.  I have 2 versions available in my shop: the original…

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Commission: 6/17/04

6-17-04 Brooklyn web

Keyspan Park
Brooklyn , NY
Setlist/notes © 1990-2017  The Mockingbird Foundation, Inc.

Commission: 4/12/90 The Inferno

4-12-90 The Inferno

Commission: 12/31/12

 

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Monday 12/31/2012
Madison Square Garden
New York , NY
This show was webcast via LivePhish. This show featured the floor and stage covered with artificial turf (numerous plants also dotted the stage). Prior to the show, actors played garden sports including croquet, badminton, and mini-golf, while a few more “sunbathed” on a riser behind the stage. During the first setbreak, golfers came on stage and hit soft golf balls into the crowd.  Light contained an Auld Lang Syne tease.  You Enjoy Myself contained a Birds of a Feather tease.  Trey, Page and Mike came out for the third set in golf carts and began hitting golf balls into the crowd. Fish then arrived on a golf cart wearing donut pants and shirt, an argyle vest, and a golf hat.  Golf carts were brought back on stage during Kung, then began racing past the stage periodically during Chalk Dust. During the Chalk Dust jam, golfers began getting out of the carts, hitting balls into the crowd and dancing on stage.  One of the golfers did the New Year’s countdown from on top of a cart.  Auld Lang Syne was accompanied by balloons dropping from the ceiling and ping pong balls fired from cannons.  Tweezer Reprise featured Carrie Manolakos on vocals and a number of backup singers. The remainder of the third set and encore featured song titles focusing on a golf theme. Wilson was preceded by an animated Wilson golf ball on the venue’s jumbotrons. Iron Man was preceded by Page coming to the front of the stage to wish the crowd Happy New Year and reference the start of the 30th year of Phish. In an apparent reference to Bob Hope, Page wore a blazer, USS Nimitz ball cap and carried a golf club. Driver was stopped and restarted.This show featured the Phish debuts of Garden Party and Fly Like an Eagle, the first full Phish performance of Iron Man (which was last played December 31, 2003, or 192 shows), and the first ever a cappella Lawn Boy.
Setlist/Notes © 1990-2017  The Mockingbird Foundation, Inc