Phish will play four consecutive nights at Madison Square Garden at the end of December, running from the 28th through New Year’s Eve. This marks the band’s third year in a row playing at the legendary venue for New Year’s Eve.
“It’s not the ball drop, but for tens of thousands of people, Phish’s annual run of shows at Madison Square Garden…is the more significant year-end event in Manhattan,” The New York Times’ Jon Pareles observed. Reviewing Phish’s 2011 New Year’s Eve concert, American Songwriter noted: “[the] night saw the band going for broke…Balloons rained from the ceiling, and Trey Anastasio and Mike Gordon levitated above the stage on platforms, and several dancers took to the air on wires…”
Currently, there is an online ticket request period taking place, accessible here Tickets will officially go on sale Saturday, October 20, at Noon ET on Ticketmaster; they can also be ordered by phone at 866.858.0008. If the show does not sell out, tickets may be purchased at the venue box office beginning Monday, October 22. Box office hours are Monday-Saturday, 9 AM – 6 PM.
Each ticket purchase will include a free MP3 download of the evening’s entire show (a fully mixed soundboard recording) that will be redeemable at LivePhish.com shortly after the band steps off stage.