After Midnight: Phish’s Big Cypress Festival

The definitive retrospective of one of music’s most memorable festivals, Phish’s Big Cypress.

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  • Festival Circuit: New Orleans!

    We wanted to share the trailer of a brand new podcast from Osiris that premieres on Thursday, July 9. If you like what you hear, please subscribe via Apple, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Past, Present, Future, Live!

    Hey, After Midnight listeners! We wanted to tell you about a brand new podcast that we’ve been working on, called Past, Present, Future, Live! This is an interview with Maggie Rose, a singer-songwriter who has had a really interesting journey through the Nashville music scene and the jamband scene and beyond. And of course she ends…

  • Introducing: 36 from the Vault

    Hey After Midnight listeners. We have a new show from Osiris that we thought you might like. It’s called 36 from the Vault, and it’s an overview of The Grateful Dead’s celebrated live show releases. Hosted by music writer and podcaster Steven Hyden and music journalist Rob Mitchum, this new series will chronicle each live…

  • Episode 5: Aftermath

    What was it like for the band to walk off stage after playing for 7 hours? Would fans go back to a world destroyed by Y2K? What was next for Phish after this monumental achievement? How did Big Cypress influence festivals and the music industry?In our final episode of After Midnight, we explore these questions…

  • Episode 4: The All-Nighter

    What’s it like to pull an all-nighter with 80,000 of your closest friends? What happens when you try to drive a hot dog through that same crowd? Can you say “Cheesecake!” like you’re pissed? Will the band play an encore?In episode 4, we answer these questions and more. We also explore the lasting impressions of…

  • Episode 3: City on a Swamp

    In episode 3, we emerge from the traffic jam, and we are officially on Big Cypress. We hear Trey and Tom reflect on cruising Big Cypress, and talk to Jon Fishman, Brad Sands, John Paluska and lots of fans about their experiences on site. And we start to get to the music. There’s music! After Midnight…

  • Episode 2: A Long Day on Alligator Alley

    What’s it like to build a city for 75,000 fans from scratch? Why did people sit in traffic for 18 hours waiting to get into Big Cypress? And were there actually alligators?In episode two, we explore how Phish built a city, threw the biggest ticketed event anywhere in the world on New Year’s 1999 and…

  • Episode 1: The Plan

    Why did 75,000 Phish fans endure an 18-hour traffic jam to see Phish? Why did Phish make 75,000 fans endure a massive traffic jam to see them? What were Phish doing in Florida in the first place?In episode one, we explore answers to these questions and more. We talk to Phish guitarist Trey Anastasio drummer…

  • After Midnight Trailer

    A preview of After Midnight, a podcast celebrating the 20th anniversary of Phish’s Big Cypress festival. Subscribe today on our show page.This five-episode series, hosted and narrated by Jesse Jarnow, will include interviews with Trey Anastasio, Jon Fishman, John Paluska, Brad Sands, Beth Montouri-Rowles and many other people who played a key role in the…