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Phish to spend summer touring North America

Jam-rock icons Phish will return to the tour trail for a summer road trip, which includes the band's first Canadian show in 13 years. // Tour dates at SoundSpike

Jam-rock icons Phish will return to the tour trail for a summer road trip, which includes the band's first Canadian show in 13 years.

The Vermont crew, comprised of singer/guitarist Trey Anastasio, bassist Mike Gordon, drummer Jon Fishman and keyboardist Page McConnell, will kick off the journey with a July 3 performance in Bangor, ME. The month-long summer excursion features several two- and three-night stands, including three consecutive evenings in Sarasota Springs, NY (7/5-7), and Chicago (7/19-21). A July 9 performance in Toronto marks the band's first Canadian concert in 13 years, according to a press release.

A handful of August shows are also on the books, wrapping up with three gigs (8/30-9/1) in Commerce City, CO.

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Tickets go on sale to the general public beginning March 29-30 at the group's website.

Last April, Phish reissued its first full-length studio album, "Junta," as a limited edition, deluxe 3-LP vinyl set in conjunction with Record Store Day (4/21). The most recent studio effort, "Joy," surfaced in 2009 and marked the band's return after a four-year hiatus.

 tour dates and tickets

July 2013
3 - Bangor, ME - Darling's Waterfront Pavilion
5-7 - Sarasota Springs, NY - Sarasota Performing Arts Center
9 - Toronto, Ontario - Molson Amphitheatre
10 - Holmdel, NJ - PNC Bank Arts Center
12 - Wantagh, NY - Nikon at Jones Beach Theatre
13, 14 - Columbia, MD - Merriweather Post Pavilion
16, 17 - Alpharetta, GA - Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
19-21 - Chicago, IL - Charter One Pavilion on Northerly Island
26, 27 - George, WA - Gorge Amphitheatre
30, 31 - Stateline, NV - Lake Tahoe Harveys Outdoor Arena

August 2013
2-4 - San Francisco, CA - Bill Graham Civic Auditorium
5 - Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood Bowl
30, 31 - Commerce City, CO - Dick's Sporting Goods Park

September 2013
1 - Commerce City, CO - Dick's Sporting Goods Park

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