Sunday, February 10, 2008

Glad to be Gliding on Gliders 7/21/93

This Glide video is from 7/21/93 at the Orange County Fairgrounds in Middletown, NY. The show was part of the H.O.R.D.E. (Horizons of Rock Developing Everywhere) Festival. Other bands that played that day were Allgood, Aquarium Rescue Unit, Big Head Todd & the Monsters, Blues Traveler, The Samples, and Widespread Panic. While Phish played many shows on the 1992 HORDE Tour, this was their only appearance at the festival in 1993. What's interesting about 1993 Glides is that Phish used these exercise glider things during the song. Supposedly (per the Phish Companion) they ordered them from a TV infomercial while at a motel on tour. The gliders were not seen after 1993.

1 comment:

Countertop said...

As I recall - and granted my memory from back then is pretty hazy - Phish only played 4 dates on the original 1992 Horde Tour Portland, Maine, Great Woods, Garden State Arts Center, and Jones Beach (I think, I caught Portland, Garden State Arts Center and Jones Beach - don't recall why I wasn't at the 2nd night).

The gliders they are on were a pretty popular late night fad advertisement back then.