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Last updated April 25, 2017  09:49 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. 204 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:
1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017

January 2008 18 21 28
March 2008 13 19 22
May 2008 9 17 31
June 2008 14
July 2008 11
November 2008 3
December 2008 14 15 16 17 18 19

2008
Date Artist Venue Setlist Time Links
1/18/2008John MedeskiRedCred Trio, Bearsville Theater, Woodstock, NYChris Speed, John Medeski & Ben Perowsky
1/21/2008John MedeskiGrand Piano Marathon, Merkin Concert Hall, New York, NYPerformances by Philip Glass, John Medeski, Anat Fort, Vijay Iyer and 8 other pianists
1/28/2008John MedeskiBob Moses 60th Birthday Celebration, New England Conservatory, Jordan Hall, Boston, MAwith guest performances by John Medeski, Tisziji Munoz, Don Pate and John Lockwood118:02t s
3/13/2008John MedeskiClub d'Elf, Lizard Lounge, Cambridge, MAEarly Show: Countdown, Scorpionic, As Above, Wish I Was In Heaven, Unknown, Unknown, Us And Them, Dream Wanderer, End Of Firpo, Ash; Late Show: Salvia, Big Light In The Sky, Africa, Pharoah, Sand, Shadow's Shift, Berber Song, Sunshine Of Your Love230:29 224:33 230:29 227:45LMA t 121998 t LMA t s
3/19/2008John Medeski & Billy MartinA Benefit for the Scotty Hard Trust, Highline Ballroom, New York, NYwith John Medeski (keyboards), Billy Martin (drums), John Scofield (guitar), Mark Rivard (bass), DJ Logic (turntables), Steven Bernstein (slide trumpet), Tony Scherr (bass), Briggan Krauss (saxophone), Kenny Wollesen (drums), Vernon Reid (guitar), Bill Laswell (bass), Cheme Gastelum (sax), Tom Hamilton (guitar), Jonathan Goldberger (guitar), Joe Russo (drums), Graham Haynes (trumpet), Garrison Hawk (vocals), Nikki Glaspie (drums) & members of Antibalas156:41t
3/22/2008John MedeskiAuktyon featuring John Medeski and Marc Ribot, The Fillmore New York at Irving Plaza, New York, NY
5/9/2008John Medeski & Chris WoodWood Brothers, Bearsville Theater, Woodstock, NYOne Set Only: Buckets Of Rain, Twisted, One More Day, Fall Too Fast, When I Was Young, Don't Look Back, Chevrolet, Loaded, Atlas, Lovin' Arms, Where My Baby Might Be, Postcards From Hell, Walk Away, Pray Enough, Glad, Angel, Down, Make Me Down A Pallet On Your Floor, Chocolate On My Tongue, Luckiest Man; # with John Medeski on keys & Ben Perowski on drums; Pieta Brown opened for Wood Brothers99:1292013 t s
5/17/2008John Medeski & Chris WoodWood Brothers, Bowery Ballroom, New York, NYOne Set Only: Buckets Of Rain, Twisted, One More Day, Fall Too Fast, When I Was Young, Don't Look Back, Chevrolet*, Loaded*#, Atlas*#, Lovin' Arms*#, Where My Baby Might Be*#, Postcards From Hell, Walk Away, Pray Enough*#, Glad*#, Angel*#+, Down*#+, Make Me Down A Pallet On Your Floor*#+; Encore: Chocolate On My Tongue+, Luckiest Man*#+; * with John Medeski (keys, melodica); # with Kenny Wolleson (drums); + with Amos Lee (vocals); Christina Train opened, then Pieta Brown opened for Wood Brothers97:27116941 t s
5/31/2008John MedeskiJohn Scofield, John Medeski & Adam Deitch, Western Maryland Blues Fest, Hagerstown, MD
6/14/2008John Medeski & Chris Wood

Wood Brothers, Bonnaroo Music Festival, Manchester, TNOne Set Only: Fall Too Fast, Twisted, When I Was Young, Don't Look Back, Lovin' Arms, Atlas, Where My Baby Might Be, Postcards From Hell, Pray Enough, Glad, Angel, Make Me Down A Pallet On Your Floor, Luckiest Man; with John Medeski & Kenny Wolleson58:2992552 t s
7/11/2008John Medeski

John Scofield, John Medeski & Adam Deitch Workshop, All Good Music Festival, Ropeadope Stage, Masontown, WVUnknown, Unknown, Q&A session, Ross World45:0392894 t s
11/3/2008John MedeskiPhil Lesh & Friends, Headcount "Get Out The Vote" Party, Highline Ballroom, New York, NYOne Set Only: Franklin's Tower, For What It's Worth, Turn On Your Lovelight30:29 30:2996063 95906 LMA LMA s
11/3/2008John Medeskiguest with Disco Biscuits, Headcount "Get Out The Vote" Party, Highline Ballroom, New York, NY1 song: Home Again13:31 13:31LMA LMA
11/3/2008John Medeskiguest with Robert Randolph & the Family Band, Headcount "Get Out The Vote" Party, Highline Ballroom, New York, NY2 songs: Higher Ground*, Stand; * with Joss Stone on vocals10:05 10:48LMA LMA
12/14/2008John MedeskiTony Williams Lifetime Tribute, Motion Blue Yokohama, Yokohama, JapanJack Bruce (Bass & Vocal), Vernon Reid (Guitar), John Medeski (Keyboards), Cindy Blackman (Drums); Early Show: Introduction (?), Beyond Games, Emergency, Where, There Comes A Time107:30 107:3096404 t 96405 t s
12/15/2008John MedeskiTony Williams Lifetime Tribute, Blue Note Tokyo, Tokyo, JapanJack Bruce (Bass & Vocal), Vernon Reid (Guitar), John Medeski (Keyboards), Cindy Blackman (Drums); Early & Late Show
12/16/2008John MedeskiTony Williams Lifetime Tribute, Blue Note Tokyo, Tokyo, JapanJack Bruce (Bass & Vocal), Vernon Reid (Guitar), John Medeski (Keyboards), Cindy Blackman (Drums); Early & Late Show
12/17/2008John MedeskiTony Williams Lifetime Tribute, Blue Note Tokyo, Tokyo, JapanJack Bruce (Bass & Vocal), Vernon Reid (Guitar), John Medeski (Keyboards), Cindy Blackman (Drums); Early & Late Show
12/18/2008John MedeskiTony Williams Lifetime Tribute, Blue Note Tokyo, Tokyo, JapanJack Bruce (Bass & Vocal), Vernon Reid (Guitar), John Medeski (Keyboards), Cindy Blackman (Drums); Early & Late Show
12/19/2008John MedeskiTony Williams Lifetime Tribute, Blue Note Tokyo, Tokyo, JapanJack Bruce (Bass & Vocal), Vernon Reid (Guitar), John Medeski (Keyboards), Cindy Blackman (Drums); Early Show: Jam, Vuelta Abajo, Beyond Games, Emergency, Where, There Comes A Time; Late Show: Allah Be Praised, One Word, There Comes A Time, Vuelta Abajo, Where, Wildlife89:25 95:09 95:09 40:5396446 t 96447 t 96448 t t 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 and Lance 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