Profile of Phish’s Trey Anastasio to Air July 2; Share Your Show Photos Now

BY Mike Melia  June 25, 2013 at 3:49 PM EDT

Editor’s note: This post will be updated with new videos leading up to the July 2 Trey Anastasio interview on the PBS NewsHour.

All right Phish fans, get ready: the PBS NewsHour’s profile of Trey Anastasio will air Tuesday, July 2.

Phish lead singer and guitarist Trey Anastasio spoke with Art Beat’s Jeffrey Brown at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

We will be releasing short video teasers from the interview up until our piece airs and then posting the entire 30 minute conversation with Jeffrey Brown online after the broadcast at 7 p.m. EDT.

Enjoy a clip where Anastasio talks about his relationship with you, the phans. He discusses how he recognizes and feels a connection with many of the faces he’s seen dancing in the crowd for the last 30 years.

We want to hear from you. Send us your pictures and memories from your favorite Phish shows. Visit our Public Insight Network to submit your stories and photos.

I’ll also tweet when the other videos are released. You can find them added to this post. Stay tuned!

Updated 5 p.m. June 26 | We’ve added another video preview. Today, Trey talks about how he was influenced early on by classical music and how Phish’s first songs were heavily composed.



Updated 5 p.m. July 1 | We’ve added another video preview before tomorrow’s segment. Today, Trey talks about how the band got its start in Burlington, Vt., thanks to being in the right place at the right time.