The Deadphish Orchestra is a quartet of Colorado musicians who, above all, are close friends who have played music together for many years. They had played Grateful Dead songs together, and they had played Phish songs together. But they got to wondering what would happen if they tried to merge the music of these two bands, the Granddaddies and Daddies of the jamband scene.
This is the site of where Stephen King’s novel “The Shining” was inspired. The Stanley Hotel is nestled in hills of Estes Park at the base of the majestic Rocky Mountain National Park and just an hour away from Denver.
Z2 Entertainment is proud to present Pickin’ on Phish featuring DeadPhish Orchestra and Andy Thorn (of Leftover Salmon) at the Fox Theatre on Wednesday, October16th, 2013. Tickets will go on sale to the public on Friday, July 19th at 12:00pm for $10.00 in advance and $12.00 day of show.
DeadPhish Orchestra featuring Andy Thorn (Leftover Salmon) with The Railsplitters bring you -- Pickin' on Phish-- bluegrass style!
Dead Phish Orchestra (DPO) kicks off right with ‘My Friend, My Friend’ opener, they showcase exuberant energy for such a dark song and then burst quite alarmingly in to Casey Jones. This is commonplace for the band, a bizarre mash-up of idyllic songs switching back and forth between Phish and the Grateful Dead.
DeadPhish Orchestra, yea, it’s exactly what it sounds like. If you’ve never heard of them and aren’t attracted by the name immediately don’t dismiss them quite so soon, because they probably have something your craving. Whether its complex jams topped with screaming guitar climaxes or the simple tunes that everyone can enjoy, DPO can and will provide the best of both worlds.
Z2 Entertainment is proud to present Hot Soup & Dead/Phish Orchestra at the Fox Theatre on Friday, December 21st. Tickets will go on sale to the public on Friday, November 9th for $8.00.
A couple of weeks ago Mike asked me to go to the Phix show at the Fox and write a review; I'm not going to write a review of a cover band, I told him. You'll wind up with ridiculous lines like "Paul was really channeling Trey on that cover of Moma Dance" or "their version of Punch You in the Eye almost made me feel like it really was Phish." Over the last several days he kept bugging me in his inimitable Yahoo!