This single-set performance was part of the 2nd annual Doctor Music Festival that also featured Blues Traveler, Alice Cooper, Megadeth, Jim Rose, and Smashing Pumpkins. Trey teased Lazy in Johnny B. Goode. YEM contained a Wolfman's Brother tease from Trey and the vocal jam was partially based on I Wish.
Jam Chart Versions
Wolfman's Brother and I Wish teases in You Enjoy Myself, Lazy tease in Johnny B. Goode
Debut Years (Average: 1992)

This show was part of the "1997 Summer European Tour"

Show Reviews

, attached to 1997-07-11

Review by uctweezer

uctweezer The final show of the '97 European Summer Tour brings us to Spain for the first time, and is a Festival Set. The Chalkdust opener is typically-great, and even gets a little spacey a few minutes in with a dissonant climb up the Type II ladder. Bouncing is standard, before Stash breaks us out of the box again. Though this Stash isn't completely ground-breaking, it does reach a similar dark, repetitive space that the early Chalkdust does. It fades into this space and stays there for a couple minutes before slowly building back up towards the final, typical outro. The reason this version likely doesn't warrant inclusion on the jamming chart (despite its length) is that though it does start to go Type II, it is a little monotonous once it gets there without morphing into anything too far out. The "every other" theme continues with BomD, which is short and well-played, before the alternating long-short theme continues with an extended Wolfman's. Wolfman's was basically a standard, short, Type I tune until 4 months earlier in Hamburg, when the tune changed forevermore. Now it's a minimum 10 minute funk-fest, and this version is no different really -- considering how awesome this Wolfman's is, it's definitely of note that this only the 4th jammed out version! Wolfman's builds and builds and builds, eventually moving from funk towards blues before modulating and dropping appropriately into JBG. This is a typical raging JBG, with a cool Foxey Lady-intro-like outro. And continuing the long-short alternation of the set, we get a YEM set closer! This YEM has an awesome Wolfman's tease in it, and brings the FUNK. Once again, we see the building blocks of Fall tour being connected, which would ultimately produce the Greatest Tour in the History of Rock and Roll. This YEM is just fine, nothing extraordinary, but definitely funky. The Zer0 that closes the set is similar -- about as good as most Zer0es -- but Page does some interesting organ work in the middle of the jam that nicely complements Trey's extra watery guitar effects and Fishman's screaming. The encore caps off a fine set and a promising tour, but two weeks later, Phish would be back on US soil, telling everyone the Story of the Ghost... and things would never be the same.
, attached to 1997-07-11

Review by westbrook

westbrook Despite this being a 1-set festival appearance, it holds up very well. Chalk Dust and Bouncing are played in their usual crowd-pleasing manner, and the Stash in the 3 spot is excellent. Midway through the jam, it veers off into a different, yet still tense direction and makes a nice return to the Stash theme. Trey uses his wah pedal to make some cool effects in the jam too. After a bluegrass break with Beauty of my Dreams, Wolfman's starts a really strong set-ending segment. Wolfman's gets a good funk workout and then rocks into JBG, which then slams directly into a sweet YEM with a catchy theme. Great concise show here. Listen to the Stash, Wolfman's and YEM.
, attached to 1997-07-11

Review by Bob_Loblaw

Bob_Loblaw This show interests me because unlike most festival sets it isn't super songy. You have a lot of meaty songs like Stash, Wolfman, an YEM. This gives it a more unique and special quality you don't see in a lot of there sets at large festivals.

Stash goes into a very nice groove and mike holds it down. Solid Wolfman with a pretty straightforward jam. Fantastic segue into Johnny B. Goode, and a ripping version. Straightforward but strong YEM with a lightening fast intro.

Overall not super memorable but a pretty good festival set.
, attached to 1997-07-11

Review by spreaditround

spreaditround SET 1: Chalk Dust Torture: Standard.

Bouncing Around the Room: Standard.

Stash: Definitely not a standard version as this one takes the long road clocking in at 16:25. The jam is fine but nothing to my ear in particular stands out and this is a peak less version. Those two factors combine to keep it off my own personal jam chart and seemingly’s jam chart as well.

Beauty of My Dreams: Standard.

Wolfman's Brother: Searing loop laid down around 9:10, nice. Things get very funky and stop/startish after this. About three minutes later this morphs into a heavy, hard rocking jam, very cool. Trey ripping it up big time! They set the segue up very well you can hear it coming but then they cannot quite figure out how to make it work and it sort of slams into… >

Johnny B. Goode: Standard. >

You Enjoy Myself: Funky and fun.

ENCORE: Character Zero -

Replay Value: Wolfman’s Brother – really an awesome version, I would highly recommend seeking this one! A hidden gem in a completely overlooked show.

Summary: Better than most festival sets I can think of, actually has plenty of jamming. Love this Wolfman’s. If you are a hard core fan of Stash, it’s probably worth a listen. The current rating on is 3.256/5 (43 ratings) – that feels slightly lower than what I would like to see. I would be good at 3.4 out of 5.
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