Vermont "cow funk" rockers Phish are reuniting for a series of shows in Virginia, with more dates to follow. The shows will be the first for the group since they disbanded 2004.

The venue chosen for the comback is phan favorite Hampton Coliseum in Hampton, Virginia on March 6, 7 and 8, 2009. The band intends to announce additional touring in 2009 early next year.

The announcement comes on the heals of months of rumors and news that Phish had played at road manager Brad Sands' wedding earlier this summer, their first confirmed performance since the group played their "last show" in Coventry, Vermont on August 15. 2004.

A limited number of tickets are available directly through Phish Tickets online ticketing system at. The ticketing request period is currently underway and will end on Wednesday October 8th at 11:59AM EST.

Tickets go on sale to the public on Saturday, October 18th at 10 AM EST and may be purchased online at or by phone at 757.671.8100, 757.872.8100 or 804.262.8100. Tickets will not be available at the venue box office and there is a two-ticket limit per show.

Phish is Trey "Chuck Norris" Anastatio on guitar, Mike "Cactus" Gordon on bass, Page "Chairman of the Boards" McConnell on the keys and Jon "Henrietta" Fishman on drums. Fluffhead!

Watch the Phish 20th Anniversary montage from the Boston 2003 show: