In honor of April Fool’s Day we’ve put together a list of just some of the pranks Phish has played over the past 30-plus years. They run the gamut from a college prank war guitarist Trey Anastasio participated in to “faux” guest appearances to setlist antics.
In the spirit of Frank Zappa, humor has always had its place in Phish’s music. The quartet has used their audience as the straight man at points and other times they used their fans to prank the mainstream. There are dozens of instances of Phish pranks over the years, but today we want to shine the JamBase List light on 20 of them.