will launch its 2010 Fall Tour on October 10th with the first of three consecutive nights at the new 1STBANK Center in Broomfield, CO. In a first for the band, Phish will be giving ticket buyers free MP3 copies of each gig after it happens via LivePhish.com
. After the Colorado concerts, Phish will head to the East Coast for a series of dates that will include with the band's first-ever shows in Atlantic City, NJ. Phish's Halloween concerts are legendary, and this year's at Atlantic City Boardwalk Hall will coincide with the closing night of the tour.
An online ticket request period is currently underway at this location
and will end on Friday, September 3rd, at Noon Eastern time. Tickets will go on sale to the general public on September 10th and 11th. For details, see the itinerary below or visit Phish.com
. Phish will alsoheadline the sold-out Austin City Limits Festival on Friday, October 8th.
In a review of one of Phish's summer dates at Comcast Theatre in Hartford, CT, Rolling Stone said "[Phish] delivered some serious rock bang for its recessionary buck...with music that taps into every aspect of their quarter-century career together
" while The Denver Post praised their return to Telluride, noting: "In what many consider the most anticipated show in recent years...Phish heartily rewarded its most lucky followers with a memorable mountain event that ranks on the very top shelf of the 27-year-old band's trophy case.
On the heels of its successful summer outing, Phish is giving away a special sampler entitled Live Bait
. The first in a series, this volume of Live Bait will feature 10 tracks gleaned from the tour's first leg, including older songs from the band's vast catalog ("Alumni Blues," "Letter to Jimmy Page") as well fan favorites ("Tweezer," "Backwards Down the Number Line") and a new track, "Show Of Life
," which debuted this summer. It includes a widget through which fans can post to their favorite networking sites and share with friends. Live Bait is available now here