Phish Moves Lake Tahoe Concerts To Shoreline
A massive wildfire spreading towards the Lake Tahoe area led to the decision.
Phish concerts previously scheduled for Tuesday, August 31 and Wednesday, September 1 at Lake Tahoe Outdoor Arena At Harveys in Stateline, Nevada have been canceled due to wildfires in the area. Phish will now perform shows on August 31 and September 1 at Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, California.
Tickets for the Lake Tahoe shows will automatically be honored on their respective days at Shoreline. The Shoreline shows will be general admission seating. Those wishing to refund their Tahoe tickets will have until 5 p.m. on Saturday, August 28 to submit a request. Remaining Shoreline tickets will go on sale to the general public today, Thursday, August 26 at 12 p.m. PT. via Ticketmaster
The announcement comes as the Caldor Fire continues to spread near Lake Tahoe with ash falling in the basin and air pollution reaching hazardous levels as per NPR. Eric Church was slated to play the Lake Tahoe venue this Friday, August 27 and Saturday, August 28. On Tuesday, Harveys rescheduled the concerts for the same dates in 2022. The fires also forced the postponement of Dierks Bentley’s August 22 performance at the venue.
All donations to the WaterWheel Foundation at the Shoreline concerts will go toward the Caldor Fire Fund at the El Dorado County Community Foundation, The band will match all donations. Phish resumes their summer tour on Friday at The Gorge in George, Washington.