Phish bassist Mike Gordon paid tribute to his beloved cat Izzy on Thursday with a solo performance of “On A Bad Day” in Norwalk, Connecticut. The song came during Gordon’s show with acclaimed guitarist Leo Kottke at Wall Street Theater on the day Izzy passed away.
Mike Gordon debuted “On A Bad Day” on August 5, 2008 at Toad’s Place in New Haven, Connecticut as per Phish.net. Eight additional performances followed through March 25, 2011 according to Phish.net’s records.
Gordon went with an acoustic guitar for Thursday’s “On A Bad Day” performance as Leo Kottke watched. Check out fan-shot footage captured by Rachel Molly below:
Mike Gordon and Leo Kottke’s first tour together since 2005 continues tonight in York, Pennsylvania and concludes on Sunday in Plattsburgh, New York.