Phish have announced a special concert at Champlain Valley Exposition in Essex Junction, Vermont next Wednesday to benefit flood recovery in the state in the wake of Hurricane Irene. Vermont was especially hard hit by the hurricane, with the state suffering the worst flooding in its history, resulting in significant damage to many of its communities.
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Tickets for the event will be $75 and will include a free download of a recording of the entire concert that will be made available shortly after the conclusion of the show. A premium package including preferred parking, reserved box seating and access to a Vermont craft beer tent will also be available for $250. Proceeds from the show and merchandise at the event will go to the band's own WaterWheel Foundation charity and the Vermont Community Foundation.