Over the weekend at a show in Essex Junction, Vermont, Guster frontman Ryan Miller joked that, with two of their four members now living in Vermont, maybe they were more of a Vermont band than Phish – which, though they famously formed in the state, also now has only two of the four members living there. A few songs later, he sealed the Vermont-cred deal by bringing out one of those two, Phish bassist Mike Gordon. Gordon jammed a bit on Guster original “Ruby Falls,” then they broke into a cover of the Pixies classic “Here Comes Your Man.”
Per setlist.fm, Guster played “Here Comes Your Man” a few times in the early days, but they hadn’t played it in 21 years. The performance was fun, loose, and extremely sing-a-long-able. As Ryan Miller put it on Twitter, “We’re a Bernie, Ben and Jerry away from a wormhole into the Vast Vermontian Vortex.”
Watch a video below.
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