Phish reunites. Phans breathe a sigh of relief.

After much speculation and a hailstorm of rumors that culimated in a messageboard frenzy last night, the confirmation came this morning at around 3 a.m.: After a more than four years apart, Phish is finally getting back together.

The official email release:

Phish will re-unite to play three shows at Hampton Coliseum, March 6-8, 2009, as announced via an awesome time lapse video at phish.com. There will

be a lottery (hosted by MusicToday) for "a limited number of tickets",

ending Friday 10/8. Public sale begins 10/18 via TicketMaster.

The legendary 2/19-21/93 Roxy shows are also being released and are

available for pre-order from Dry Goods and elsewhere as an 8-CD set.

Pre-orders for the discs alone look lower elsewhere, but shipping charges

vary, and pre-orders through Phish.com's Dry Goods "department" include

options for an "old school" logo shirt, and a 2009 calendar. This is only

the third complete series release, following the Hampton and Island Tour

releases.

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