Phish @ Madison Square Garden in NYC – pics
photos by Fresh Bread
Happy Holidays! I take on more than I can handle. That results in a lot of unposted content. In the name of catching up, while also taking it easy during this final week of the year, here’s some of that lost material.
The band had called it quits in 2004. Nearly 20 years of almost nonstop working and touring had taken a toll, especially on Anastasio, who describes his drug and alcohol problems as “well-documented.”
“We just hit the wall on a lot of levels,” says Anastasio. “It was just rolling along with no end — the whole thing had gotten to be a bit like a freight train that was out of control.
“And stopping was the best thing we could have done. . . . Everybody went home and reconnected with what’s important, which is family and health. And when the time was right, we got back on the road.” [Miami Herald]
Phish kick off a four-night New Years Eve run of shows in Miami tonight (12/28). A set of pictures from Phish‘s December 2nd show at Madison Square Garden in NYC are continued below…