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Concert Gallery: American Rock Band Phish Performs in Long Beach

American Rock Band Phish Performs in Long Beach
Las Vegas photographer Erik Kabik traveled to Long Beach so he could photograph Phish during their summer tour (Photo: © Erik Kabik / www.erikkabik.com)

Phish performs in Long Beach
Phish performs in Long Beach

Photo: © Erik Kabik / www.erikkabik.com.

Las Vegas was once a regular touring stop for the band but since they reunited and began touring again in 2008 they have yet to come back to perform any shows here.

Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber attended this show.

Phish performs in Long Beach
Phish performs in Long Beach

Photo: © Erik Kabik / www.erikkabik.com.

Phish is an American rock band noted for its musical improvisation, extended jams, exploration of music across genres, and adoring fan base. Formed at the University of Vermont in 1983 (with the current line up solidifying in 1985), the band’s four members ­ Trey Anastasio (guitars, lead vocals), Mike Gordon (bass, vocals), Jon Fishman (drums, percussion, vocals), and Page McConnell (keyboards, vocals) ­ performed together for over 20 years before breaking up in August 2004. They reunited March 2009 for Phish in Hampton, a series of three consecutive concerts played in the Hampton Coliseum in Hampton, Virginia, and have since resumed performing regularly. Phish’s music blends elements of a wide variety of genres, including rock, jazz, progressive rock, psychedelic rock, hard rock, funk, folk, bluegrass, reggae, country, blues, avant garde, barbershop quartet and classical. Each of their concerts is original in terms of the songs performed, the order they appear in, and the way they are performed. Although the band has received little radio play or mainstream exposure, Phish has developed a large and dedicated following by word of mouth, the exchange of live recordings by trading tapes with other fans and selling over 8 million albums and DVDs in the United States. — Wikipedia

Phish performs in Long Beach
Phish performs in Long Beach

Photo: © Erik Kabik / www.erikkabik.com.

Phish performs in Long Beach
Phish performs in Long Beach

Photo: © Erik Kabik / www.erikkabik.com.

Phish performs in Long Beach
Phish performs in Long Beach

Photo: © Erik Kabik / www.erikkabik.com.

Phish performs in Long Beach
Phish performs in Long Beach

Photo: © Erik Kabik / www.erikkabik.com.

Phish performs in Long Beach
Phish performs in Long Beach

Photo: © Erik Kabik / www.erikkabik.com.

Phish performs in Long Beach
Phish performs in Long Beach

Photo: © Erik Kabik / www.erikkabik.com.

Phish performs in Long Beach
Phish performs in Long Beach

Photo: © Erik Kabik / www.erikkabik.com.

Phish performs in Long Beach
Phish performs in Long Beach

Photo: © Erik Kabik / www.erikkabik.com.

Phish performs in Long Beach
Phish performs in Long Beach

Photo: © Erik Kabik / www.erikkabik.com.

Phish performs in Long Beach
Phish performs in Long Beach

Photo: © Erik Kabik / www.erikkabik.com.

Phish performs in Long Beach
Phish performs in Long Beach

Photo: © Erik Kabik / www.erikkabik.com.

Phish performs in Long Beach
Phish performs in Long Beach

Photo: © Erik Kabik / www.erikkabik.com.

Phish performs in Long Beach
Phish performs in Long Beach

Photo: © Erik Kabik / www.erikkabik.com.