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Last updated October 5, 2017  09:04 EDT

This is a list of all known performances by John Medeski, Billy Martin & Chris Wood. Shows below that have a time listed or a link to a source on db.etree.org were recorded. If you have a copy of any show not included here or a show that's not marked with green in the calendar, please email Tom or fill in the details in the form below.

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In the rightmost column, click on the number links to see the etree source records, s to jump to the show description or t to find recent torrents. Shows that are downloadable from the Live Music Archive have 'LMA' links. At the present time, MMW doesn't allow their shows to be hosted on LMA, but a number of shows where they were part of another band or were a guest for a song or more, are hosted there. For a complete list, go to Solo gigs on Live Music Archive.

Ticket stubs, posters & photos from the shows that confirm the date & venue are included below -- Just click on the thumbnails in the Artist column. 205 ticket stubs, 391 posters, 21 photos added, so far... If you have any that aren't listed here, please email Tom. < mmw AT twilightsw DOT com >

Submit any missing shows, corrections or comments here:
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March 1999 19 20 23 24
April 1999 1 2 3 5 6 7 9 10 11 14 15 18
May 1999 13
June 1999 7
August 1999 4
September 1999 19

1999
Date Artist Venue Setlist Time Links
3/19/1999MMWTonic, New York, NYAcoustic Shows; Early Show: Open/Improv > Improv > Drum Solo, Toy Dancing > Piano Solo > Note Bleu (with Bass'n'Drums > Bass Solo) > Drum Solo > Bowed Bass Solo (with Percussion) > Afrique*, Hip Chops; Late Show: Seven Deadlies* > Brigas Nunca Mais, Open Improv > Piano Solo > Rise Up* > Piano Solo > Hey Joe, Olde Wyne+; * first known performance (most likely played earlier in this March '99 Tonic run); + with acoustic outro139:12 139:3212602 t t t t 101062 t t t s
3/20/1999MMWTonic, New York, NYAcoustic Shows; Early Show: Open Improv > Bass Solo (with Percussion) > Whatever Happened To Gus (with ?? melody & Drum Solo) > Thaw*, Your Lady* (with Bass & Drum Solos), Partido Alto > Drum Solo, Psychedelic Sally (with Drum & Bass Solos); Late Show: "Untitled Blues" (with Bass'n'Drums) > Drum Solo > Seven Deadlies, Querencia, Brigas Nunca Mais, Afrique, Bass Solo > Swamp Road+; * first known performance (most likely played earlier in this March '99 Tonic run); + with acoustic outro 138:581724 t t 100916 t t t -989- s
3/23/1999MMWTonic, New York, NYAcoustic Shows; Early Show: Open/Improv > Brigas Nunca Mais > Whatever Happened To Gus (with ?? melody & Drum Solo), Open Improv > Thaw, Where's Sly?, Seven Deadlies; Late Show: "Untitled Blues" > Bass Outro > Open Improv, Note Bleu, Piano Intro > Rise Up > Drum Solo, Afrique, Swamp Road, Hey Joe137:48122761 t s
3/24/1999MMWTonic, New York, NYAcoustic Shows; Early Show: Open/Improv > Improv > Piano Outro > Partido Alto > Drum Solo > Going Home Improv(?) > Piano Outro > Caravan > Open/Improv* > Querencia, Olde Wyne > Bass'n'Drums Outro; Late Show: Seven Deadlies, Toy Dancing, Your Lady (with Drum & Bass Solos), Open Improv (with Chairs) > Otis+, Psychedelic Sally (with Drum Solo); * Billy on Balafon; + first known performance (most likely played earlier in this March '99 Tonic run, if not during the band's early years)156:0012844 t t s
4/1/1999MMWMoore Theatre, Seattle, WAAcoustic Set 1: Open/Improv, Afrique, Seven Deadlies, Piano Solo > Rise Up > Drum Solo > Improv > Sand, Olde Wyne; Electric Set 2: Start/Stop > Combustication > Sugar Craft > Toy Dancing > Drums'n'DJ, Just Like I Pictured It, Hey-Hee-Hi-Ho, Brigas Nunca Mais > Open Improv > No Ke Ano Ahiahi, Swamp Road; # with DJ Logic for second set142:3176476 t -990- s
4/2/1999MMW
Roseland Theater, Portland, ORAcoustic Set 1: Untitled Blues > Note Bleu, Your Lady > Thaw > Bass'n'Drums > Where's Sly?, Coconut Boogaloo; Set 2: Open Improv > Church Of Logic > Seven Deadlies > The Lover > Open Improv > Partido Alto > Improv > Hey-Hee-Hi-Ho, Just Like I Pictured It, Jelly Belly > Drum Solo; Encore: Sugar Craft; # with DJ Logic for second set and encore156:4627120 t t t -1467- s
4/3/1999MMW
Roseland Theater, Portland, ORAcoustic Set 1: Improv, Seven Deadlies, Afrique, Open, Rise Up, Olde Wyne; Set 2: Start/Stop > Wall of Sound > Brigas Nunca Mais, Hey-Hee-Hi-Ho, Unknown > Bass Solo > C-Jam Blues, No Ke Ano Ahiahi, Swamp Road; Encore: Night Marchers > Combustication; # with DJ Logic for second set and encore142:4727121 t t t -25- s
4/5/1999MMWHumbolt State University, Arcata, CAAcoustic Set 1: Improv > Note Bleu > Querencia, Brigas Nunca Mais > Rise Up; Set 2: Improv > Sugar Craft > Seven Deadlies > Church Of Logic, Just Like I Pictured It, Toy Dancing, Gonzo; Encore: No Ke Ano Ahiahi [missing]; # with DJ Logic for second set144:2425417 t t s
4/6/1999MMWThe Warfield, San Francisco, CAAcoustic Set 1: Seven Deadlies, Untitled Blues > Thaw, Brigas Nunca Mais, Rise Up > Drum Solo, Afrique, Swamp Road; Set 2: Partido Alto > Hey-Hee-Hi-Ho, Toy Dancing, Start/Stop > Combustication, Sugar Craft > Psychedelic Sally, Hey Joe; Encore: Spy Kiss; # with DJ Logic for second set146:2328535 t s
4/7/1999MMW
Palookaville, Santa Cruz, CAAcoustic Set 1: Seven Deadlies, Your Lady, Hermeto's Daydream, Caravan, Rise Up > Where's Sly?; Set 2: (electric with DJ Logic): Improv > Hey-Hee-Hi-Ho, Brigas Nunca Mais, Is There Anybody Here That Love My Jesus, No Ke Ano Ahiahi > Church Of Logic, Everyday People, Jelly Belly; Encore: Sugar Craft > Bubblehouse; # with DJ Logic for second set144:42 142:24 141:44 145:08 158:07100488 t 100804 t 106465 t 120145 t s
4/9/1999MMWHouse Of Blues, Los Angeles, CAAcoustic Set 1: Open, Untitled Blues, Buster Rides Again, Seven Deadlies, Note Bleu, Open, Rise Up; Set 2: Start/Stop, Improv, Just Like I Pictured It, Hey-Hee-Hi-Ho, Toy Dancing, C-Jam Blues, Brigas Nunca Mais, Sugar Craft, Bubblehouse; Encore: No Ke Ano Ahiahi; # with DJ Logic for second set and encore135:38 12171 t s
4/10/1999MMWBelly Up Tavern, Solana Beach, CAAcoustic Set 1: Open, Angel Race (I'll Wait For You), Seven Deadlies, Afrique, Psychedelic Sally, Hey Joe; Set 2: Macha, C-Jam Blues, Church Of Logic, Is There Anybody Here That Love My Jesus, Hypnotized, Coconut Boogaloo, Hey-Hee-Hi-Ho, Everyday People, Sugar Craft, Combustication, Gonzo; Encore: Bubblehouse; # with DJ Logic for second set and encore140:39 140:1926 t t 29479 t s
4/11/1999MMWRialto Theater, Tucson, AZAcoustic Set 1: Set 1: Seven Deadlies, Note Bleu, Your Lady, Brigas Nunca Mais > Rise Up > Swamp Road; Set 2: Sugar Craft > Start/Stop > Church Of Logic, Dracula, Hey-Hee-Hi-Ho, Toy Dancing, Everyday People, Night Marchers; Encore: Bubblehouse; # with DJ Logic for second set and encore; not verifieds
4/14/1999MMWThe Paramount Theater, Denver, COAcoustic Set 1: Hermeto's Daydream, Angel Race (I'll Wait For You) > Drum Solo, Afrique, Open > Rise Up > Querencia, Buster Rides Again; Set 2: Start/Stop > Nocturne, Partido Alto, Is There Anybody Here That Love My Jesus, Toy Dancing > Sugar Craft > Just Like I Pictured It > Bubblehouse; Encore: Hey Joe; # with DJ Logic for second set and encore150:58 150:5812170 100754 t s
4/15/1999MMWFox Theatre, Boulder, COAcoustic Set 1: Set 1: Seven Deadlies, Note Bleu, Afrique, Thaw, Brigas Nunca Mais > Rise Up > Swamp Road; Set 2: Partido Alto, Improv, Hey-Hee-Hi-Ho, Church Of Logic > Combustication > No Ke Ano Ahiahi, Macha > C-Jam Blues, Night Marchers, Sugar Craft, Dracula, Bubblehouse; Encore: Gonzo; # with DJ Logic for second set and encore; not verifieds
4/18/1999MMWCornell University, Bailey Hall, Ithaca, NYAcoustic Set 1: "Untitled-Blues", Angel Race (I'll Wait For You), Thaw, 7 Deadlies, Your Lady > Piano Solo > Rise Up > Drum Solo; Set 2: Toy Dancing, Hey-Hee-Hi-Ho, Is There Anybody Here That Love My Jesus, Sugar Craft, Start/Stop > Partido Alto, Just Like I Pictured It; Encore: Bubblehouse; # with DJ Logic for second set and encore 150:41114119 t -992- s
5/13/1999MMW9:30 Club, Washington, DCAcoustic Set 1: Seven Deadlies, Afrique > Piano Solo > Rise Up > Piano Solo > Thaw > Brigas Nunca Mais; Set 2: Improv > Is There Anybody Here That Love My Jesus > Toy Dancing > Partido Alto, Note Bleu, Hey-Hee-Hi-Ho, Night Marchers > Sugar Craft > Start/Stop > No Ke Ano Ahiahi; Encore: Bubblehouse; # with DJ Logic for second set and encore157:07 156:292923 t t 107989 t s
6/7/1999MMWSeaport Atrium, New York, NYAcoustic Set 1: Improv > Swamp Road > Thaw, Note Bleu, Seven Deadlies, Piano Solo, Rise Up > Hey Joe; Set 2: Coconut Boogaloo > Sugar Craft > Toy Dancing, Partido Alto, Start/Stop, Just Like I Pictured It, Hey-Hee-Hi-Ho, Bubblehouse; Encore: Moti Mo; # with DJ Logic for second set and encore152:48 995 t t -10554- s
8/4/1999MMWAoyama Cay, Tokyo, JapanAcoustic Show; One Set Only: Acht O'Clock Rock, Afrique, Seven Deadlies, Where's Sly? > Thaw > Rise Up, Buster Rides Again, Hey Joe, Brigas Nunca Mais; Encore: Gonzo; # with DJ Logic for the end of the show103:1231 t s
9/19/1999MMWCarriage House Theater, Seratoga, CAAcoustic Show; Set 1: Angel Race (I'll Wait For You) > Bass Solo > Afrique, Thaw > Drum Solo > Brigas Nunca Mais, Olde Wyne; Set 2: Untitled Blues > Where's Sly? > Open Improv > Seven Deadlies, Your Lady > Piano Solo > Rise Up > Swamp Road > Hey Joe120:53 120:5326814 t -996- s


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These pages were created and are maintained by Tom Luhrs. I have no affiliation with MMW other than being a huge fan. Thanks again to MMW for allowing their music to be taped and shared by us all. Thanks also to duggy, moniker, Bill Mulvey (mmwarchives) and RLBayers for various setlist corrections. And, additional thanks go to Drew, Mike, Will, Duffy, Scott, Jamie, Robert, Pat, Derek, David, Mark, Jason, Lance and Matt for the ticket stubs & posters. The information listed here is for personal use only and may not be distributed in any manner without written permission. ©Tom Luhrs, 2007-2017