By Fans, For Fans... for 30 Years!


  1. Email list begins (@ world.std.com; n=13) – JUN  
    Email list upgrades (to fuggles; n=45) – JUL  
    List subscriptions reach 100 – AUG  
    PhishNet email digest started – 8 AUG  
    Phish publicizes PhishNet in newsletter – FALL  
    List tops 300 subscribers – OCT  
    1st known setlist collection – 12 OCT  
    1st FAQ (13 Qs) by Lee Silverman – 19 NOV  
    1st PhishNet t-shirt (blocks) – 25 DEC 👕

  2.   MAR 3rec.music.phish created on Usenet
    👕 APR? – 2nd PhishNet shirt (Memorex)
      AUG – 1st phish.net site (Rosemary McIntosh)

  3. phish.net redesign (Dan Hantman) – MAR  
    Domain transferred to Phish Inc. – 18 AUG  
    Donation drive for a .net server – OCT  

  4. 👕 Spring? – 3rd PhishNet shirt (globe)
      JUN 8 – Netspace server goes online


  5.   OCT 10Mockingbird Foundation begins

  6. 4th PhishNet t-shirt (artists) – MAR 👕
    Mockingbird Foundation incorporated27 MAR  
    Initial book plans announced18 JUL 📘

  7.   JAN 19Progress report

  8. Literary agent contracted4 MAY 📘
    Manuscript draft to Phish – AUG 📘
    Formal book announcement21 DEC 📘

  9. 💿 JAN 20Tribute album announced
    📘 MAR 24Book deal announced
    📘 JUN 01Book draft submitted
    📘 JUN 24Book title announced
    📘 JUL 13Book release announced
    💸 JUL 25Funding guidelines announced
    📘 NOV 23The Phish Companion on shelves
      NOV 28All-volunteer declaration
    ⚡ DEC – Netspace Foundation Incorporated

  10. First funds disbursed2 FEB 💸
    First grants announced1 MAY 💸
    Mbird grant to Netspace20 JUN 💸
    Mbird accepts inaugural Jammy21 JUN  
    SITG release party12 JUL 💿
    Sharin' in the Groove released24 JUL 💿
    $100K in grants9 AUG 💸
    Statement on Music & Hope16 NOV  
    $36 in grants27 NOV 💸
    Mbird receives 501c3 status29 NOV  
    $170K in grants7 DEC 💸
    RMP to Google Groups11 DEC  

  11. FEB 2Ten Ton benefit

  12. More grants ($13,000)7 MAR 💸
    More grants ($7500)5 SEP 💸
    LivePhish funds pledged to Mbird22 DEC ⚡

  13. 💚 JAN 31Fire Funds ($300)
    💚 FEB 11Vandalism recovery ($300)
    💚 MAY 3Latino Arts grant ($5,000)
      JUN 03Statement on Phish "breakup"
    💚 JUN 11Emergency Fund established
    📘 JUN 142nd Companion edition published
    💸 JUN 14New Grants ($22,500)
      JUN 28DeLucia Award established
      JUL 01Mockingbird announces advisory panel
    💸 JUL 15Fan charities top $500K raised
    💸 AUG 108 New Grants ($35,500)
    💸 NOV 199 More Grants ($38,420)

  14. Music for cancer kids7 JAN 💚
    Mockingbird adopts phish.net17 JAN  
    LA emergency grant23 JAN 💚
    Mockingbird announces 100th grant ($54,000)9 FEB 💸
    Round 10 grants ($59,976)25 JUN 💸
    Disaster Relief Fund ($15,000)11 OCT 💚

  15. 💸 JAN 415 More Grants ($68,612)
    💚 APR 4Partnering w/ Mimi / Blind Literacy
    💚 APR 20UNCF Scholarships ($5,000)
    💚 JUN 14First Delucia Awards ($1,000)

  16. Mbird announces Reunion Fund27 SEP  
    7 New Grants ($25,980)31 DEC 💸

  17. 💸 OCT 4Hampton grants ($10,000)

  18. 12 New Grants ($55,836)2 MAR 💸
    19 Tour Grants ($19,000)2 JUN 💚
    Mock Show: Red RocksAUG 🎨
    Phish.net v.3.0 betaSEP  
    Phish.net MobileOCT  
    Three Indio grants ($3,000)29 OCT 💚
    Phish.net APINOV  
    Quiz app launches29 NOV 📲
    Phanatic iPhone app launches14 DEC 📲

  19. ⚡ MAR 23ShowSticks partnership launched
      JUN 08 – Phish.net loses its "Beta" label
      JUN 19Netspace ends service
    💸 AUG 10Fan charities top $1M raised
    🃏 OCT 30&31Phamily Poker Classic (1st!)
    🤝 DEC 31 – Meetup @ Hudson Yard Cafe, NYC

  20. Phish.net store opens13 MAY  
    Super Ball IX Meetup (concert field) – 2 JUL 🤝
    Phamily Poker Classic 210 AUG 🃏
    NYC Meetup (Hudson Yards Cafe) – 31 DEC 🤝

  21. 🎨 JUN 18First Tube Art Show
    🤝 JUL 07 – Saratoga Meetup (Spa State Park)
    📘 JUL 123rd Companion announced
    🤝 DEC 30 – NYC Meetup (Hudson Yards Cafe)

  22. Saratoga Meetup (Spa State Park) – 7 JUL 🤝
    Phamily Poker Classic 331 JUL 🃏
    NYC Meetup @ Beer Authority – DEC 29 🤝

  23. 🤝 JAN 1 – Florida Meetup (Mike's in Venetia)
    🤝 JUL 5 – Saratoga Meetup (Saratoga State Park)
    🧘 JUL 27Phish Yoga Pre-MPP

  24. Round 18 grants ($42,900)24 MAR 💸
    Round 19 grants ($75,000)29 DEC 💸

  25. 📘 JUN 223rd Companion Edition released
    🏌 OCT 30First Runaway Open
    SEP 1 – Phish.net 5.0

  26. Second Runaway Open2 SEP 🏌

  27. 🏌 SEP 1Third Runaway Open

  28. Fourth Runaway Open31 AUG 🏌
    Phish Yoga in Denver31 AUG 🧘
    1st Mockingbird wine tasting26 SEP 🍷
    2nd Mockingbird wine tasting – 30 DEC 🍷

  29. 🏌 SEP 5-7Fifth Runaway Open
    🏃 SEP 4 – First Mockingbird Virtual Run
    💸 DEC 30 – Round 25 grants ($111K)

  30. Round 26 grants to be announced – 15 JUN 💸
Know of a meetup, benefit, or other event we've missed, or have any corrections? Please email Ellis.


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