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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 >

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January 2008 9 12
February 2008 19 21 22 23 24 26 27 28 29
March 2008 8
April 2008 1 2 3 4 5 6 26
May 2008 23 24
June 2008 1 13 19 20 21
July 2008 4 5 11 12 13 15 16 17 18 19 20 26
August 2008 16 30
September 2008 16 18 19 20 21 23 28
October 2008 31
November 2008 1 12 13 14 15 16 18 19 20 21 22

2008
Date Artist Venue Setlist Time Links
1/9/2008MMWBorders Bookstore (In-Store Performance), Time Warner Center/Columbus Circle, New York, NYOne Set Only: Cat Creeps, The Train Song, Waking Up, All Around The Kitchen, Where's The Music, We're All Connected, Let's Go40:3789558 t s
1/12/2008MMWLevon Helm Studios Kid's Ramble, Woodstock, NY
1/12/2008MMWLevon Helm Studios Midnight Ramble Sessions, Woodstock, NY
2/19/2008MMWUniversity Of Pennsylvania, Irvine Auditorium, Philadelphia, PARadiolarians 1 Tour - February 19-29
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Most of these songs (excluding encores & "Snow Blues for Portsmouth" & "Unknown Blues with Chuck") were written the week before this tour started, worked out during the tour, and then recorded in the studio the week after the tour finished.

Set 1: First Light, Reliquary > Bass Solo, Free Go Lily, "Trio Percussion", Hidden Moon, Sweet Pea Dreams; Set 2: God Fire (with Bass & Drum Solos), Piano Solo > Professor Nohair, Muchas Gracias, Rolling Son, Cloud Wars; Encore: Where's The Music
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2/21/2008MMWHigher Ground, South Burlington, VTSet 1: Free Go Lily, God Fire, Hidden Moon, Reliquary > Bass Solo, Sweet Pea Dreams; Set 2: "Trio Percussion", First Light > Bass Solo, Rolling Son > Bamboo Pants (ending only)*, Muchas Gracias, Professor Nohair, Cloud Wars; Encore: Let's Go; * first known performance by MMW154:55 154:49 155:0190147 t t 90192 t 90333 t s
2/22/2008MMWThe Music Hall, Portsmouth, NHSet 1: Drum Intro > God Fire > First Light* > Drum Solo, Muchas Gracias, Professor Nohair > illyB & John duo > Cloud Wars; Set 2: Reliquary > Bass Solo > Free Go Lily, "Trio Percussion", Hidden Moon, Rolling Son > "Snow Blues For Portsmouth"; Encore: Sweet Pea Dreams; * with Hip Chops quote154:38 155:52 154:15 154:27 153:3190156 t 90199 t 90204 t t 90475 t 91495 t -90198- t s
2/23/2008MMWThe Klein, Bridgeport, CTSet 1: Rolling Son > Free Go Lily, "Trio Percussion", Reliquary > Bass Solo, Hidden Moon; Set 2: First Light > Drum Solo > God Fire > Improv, Sweet Pea Dreams, Muchas Gracias, Professor Nohair > illyB & John duo > Cloud Wars; Encore: Where's The Music 154:54 154:01 154:46 154:3190430 t 90698 t 90652 t 116858 t s
2/24/2008MMWCount Basie Theatre, Red Bank, NJSet 1: First Light, Bass Solo > Reliquary, Hidden Moon, "Trio Percussion", Free Go Lily; Set 2: Drum Intro > God Fire > Bass Solo > Sweet Pea Dreams, Rolling Son, Muchas Gracias, Professor Nohair > illyB & John duo > Cloud Wars; Encore: Let's Go141:45 142:5490238 t t 90499 t t -90529- t s
2/26/2008MMWThe Town Ballroom, Buffalo, NYSet 1: First Light > Drum Intro > God Fire, Hidden Moon, "Trio Percussion", Sweet Pea Dreams; Set 2: Reliquary > Bass Solo, Free Go Lily, Rolling Son, Muchas Gracias, Cloud Wars; Encore: Cat Creeps155:3490494 t s
2/27/2008MMWThe German House Theatre, Rochester, NYSet 1: Drum Intro > God Fire, Free Go Lily, Muchas Gracias, "Trio Percussion", Professor Nohair > illyB & John duo > Cloud Wars; Set 2: First Light > Rolling Son (2nd & 3rd movements)* > Bass Solo, Hidden Moon, Bass Solo > Reliquary, "Unknown Blues with Chuck"#, Sweet Pea Dreams#; Encore: Where's The Music#; * this version omits the opening movement/section that had been played thus far on the tour; # with Chuck Campbell on lap steel guitar164:3590491 t s
2/28/2008MMWState Theatre, Ithaca, NYSet 1: Reliquary, Free Go Lily > Rolling Son (2nd movement)* > Bass'n'Drums (with solos), Hidden Moon, Sweet Pea Dreams; Set 2: First Light > Drum Solo/Intro > God Fire, "Trio Percussion", Muchas Gracias, Professor Nohair > illyB & John duo > Cloud Wars; Encore: Bubblehouse; * this version omits the opening and closing movements/sections that had been played thus far on the tour150:46 150:2391290 t 92015 t s
2/29/2008MMW
Calvin Theatre, Northampton, MASet 1: Drum Intro > God Fire > First Light, "Trio Percussion", Hidden Moon, Sweet Pea Dreams; Set 2: Reliquary, Free Go Lily, Drum Intro > Rolling Son > Muchas Gracias, Professor Nohair > illyB & John duo > Cloud Wars; Encore: Where's The Music152:05 153:12 151:49 151:59 151:2490480 t 90484 t 90479 t t 90495 t 95581 t t -91206- t s
3/8/2008MMW



Medeski Scofield Martin & Wood, Langerado Music Festival, Everglades National Park, FLOne Set Only: Little Walter Rides Again > Bass'n'Organ > Tequila & Chocolate > Down The Tubes > Miles Behind, Tootie Ma Is A Big Fine Thing, Cachaça, Deadzy > What Now, Fuck You Guys, Guitar Intro > Julia, Hottentot > Guitar Outro89:10 88:4690758 t t s
4/1/2008MMWZappa, Tel Aviv, IsraelCanceled
4/2/2008MMWZappa, Tel Aviv, Israel
4/3/2008MMWZappa, Tel Aviv, Israel
4/4/2008MMWCully Jazz Festival, Chapiteau, Cully, SwitzerlandOne Set Only: Big Time > Improv/"Head Against the Wall"*, Sweet Pea Dreams, Muchas Gracias, Back & Forth, Cat Creeps > New Planet; *announcer on FM broadcast calls this "Head Against the Wall", but seems like it is most likely improvisation77:44 72:3391851 t t 92057 t s
4/5/2008MMWBanlieues Bleues, Espace Paul Eluard at Stains, Paris, France
4/6/2008MMWTeatro Asioli, Correggio, Italy
4/26/2008MMWUniversity Of Colorado Boulder, Balch Fieldhouse, Boulder, COSet 1: Baby Goats, Pappy Check, Cat Creeps > Tequila & Chocolate > Improv > You Haven't Done Nothin', New New Orleans; Set 2: What'd I Say, New Planet, Shackman, Where's The Music, Is There Anybody Here That Love My Jesus, Fuck You Guys; Encore: Bass Solo > Chubb Sub151:09 151:1891995 t 92006 t s
5/23/2008MMWRokeriet USF, Kids' Show, Bergen, Norway
5/23/2008MMWRokeriet USF, Bergen, Norway
5/24/2008MMWBrighton Festival, Brighton, EnglandSet 1: Improv > Baby Goats, Back & Forth, New Planet, Partido Alto; Set 2: "Brighton ORGANization"*+, Reliquary+, Hidden Moon, New New Orleans; Encore: Cloud Wars; * this was a tune that John wrote and debuted specifically for the Brighton Dome Organ which was hand built in 1936 and features 3000 pipes; + featuring John on the Brighton Dome Organ122:08 122:0892043 t 92143 t s
6/1/2008MMWMedeski Scofield Martin & Wood, Mountain Jam Festival, Hunter, NYOne Set Only: Hanuman > Miles Behind, Little Walter Rides Again, Bass'n'Organ > Tequila & Chocolate > Down The Tubes, In Case The World Changes Its Mind#, Bass Solo > Tootie Ma Is A Big Fine Thing, Fuck You Guys; # with Warren Haynes72:43 73:25 70:56 73:1992122 t 92847 t iClips 112724 t s
6/13/2008MMWMedeski Scofield Martin & Wood, Indy Jazz Fest, Indianapolis, IN
6/19/2008MMWCelebrate Brooklyn, Prospect Park, Brooklyn, NYOne Set Only: New Planet, Cat Creeps, Is There Anybody Here That Love My Jesus > Drum Solo, Back & Forth, Improv#* > Unknown/Improv(?)#* > Bass Solo > Sefrial#*, Cloud Wars#; Encore: Fuck You Guys#; # with Marc Ribot; * with Steven Bernstein 74:11 74:1692428 t 92455 t s
6/20/2008MMWChameleon Club, Lancaster, PA
6/21/2008MMWRochester International Jazz Festival, Rochester, NYOne Set Only: New Planet, Mojet, Baby Goats, Bass Solo > Moanin', Sefrial > Drum Solo > Pappy Check, Is There Anybody Here That Love My Jesus#, New New Orleans#, Hey Joe#; Encore: Fuck You Guys; # with Chuck Campbell from the Campbell Brothers108:0692413 t s
7/4/2008MMWIowa City Jazz Festival, Iowa City, IAOne Set Only: Syeeda's Song Flute, New Planet, Baby Goats, Tequila & Chocolate, Coconut Boogaloo, Is There Anybody Here That Love My Jesus, Olde Wyne, Partido Alto, Cloud Wars, Fuck You Guys103:5092600 t s
7/5/2008MMW

Rothbury Festival, Rothbury, MIOne Set Only: Pappy Check, Cat Creeps > improv# > Free Go Lily, Shackman, What'd I Say, Where's The Music, Bass Solo > Tootie Ma Is A Big Fine Thing, Cloud Wars; # with Col. Bruce Hampton (ret.) on vocals82:3492743 t s
7/11/2008MMW

Medeski Scofield Martin & Wood, All Good Music Festival, Masontown, WVOne Set Only: Hanuman, Miles Behind, Little Walter Rides Again > Down The Tubes/Improv Intro to > Tootie Ma Is A Big Fine Thing, In Case The World Changes Its Mind, Guitar Intro > Deadzy > What Now, Guitar Intro > Julia, Fuck You Guys87:53 88:49 87:3792892 t 95299 t 101794 t s
7/12/2008MMWJefferson Center, Shaftman Performance Hall, Roanoke, VARadiolarians 2 Tour - July 12-18
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All of these songs were written the week before this tour started, worked out during the tour, and then recorded in the studio the week after the tour finished.

Set 1: Open Improv > Incantation > Piano Solo > Flat Tires, Junkyard, Bass'n'Drums > Padrecito, Open Improv / Organ Intro > ijiji; Set 2: Chasen vs. Suribachi > Dollar Pants, Amish Pintxos > Percussion Solo, Piano Solo > Piano/'Fire Alarm'* -- BUILDING EVACUATION -- Piano Solo > Riffin' Ed > Baby Let Me Follow You Down, Amber Gris; Encore: "Funky Roanoke"; * fire alarm interrupts Medeski's solo but he plays along for a minute; upon returning Medeski begins where he left off
162:59 162:5895319 t 97853 t t s
7/13/2008MMWBijou Theatre, Knoxville, TNSet 1: Incantation > Flat Tires, Junkyard, Bass Solo > Padrecito, ijiji; Set 2: Chasen vs. Suribachi > Dollar Pants, Amish Pintxos, Percussion Solo, Riffin' Ed, Baby Let Me Follow You Down, Amber Gris; Encore: "Funky Knoxville"; not verifieds
7/15/2008MMWWorkPlay Theatre, Birmingham, ALSet 1: Incantation > Flat Tires, Junkyard, Bass Solo > Padrecito, ijiji; Set 2: Chasen vs. Suribachi > Dollar Pants, Amish Pintxos > Percussion Solo, Riffin' Ed, Baby Let Me Follow You Down, Amber Gris; Encore: "Funky Birmingham"147:48 147:2692891 t t 92890 t s
7/16/2008MMWBelcourt Theatre, Nashville, TNSet 1: Incantation > Flat Tires, Junkyard, Bass Solo > Padrecito, ijiji; Set 2: Chasen vs. Suribachi > Dollar Pants, Amish Pintxos, Percussion Solo, Piano Solo/Intro > Riffin' Ed, Baby Let Me Follow You Down, Amber Gris; Encore: "Funky Nashville"134:37 133:2292907 t 92982 t s
7/17/2008MMWMadison Theater, Covington, KYSet 1: Incantation > Flat Tires, Junkyard, Bass Solo/Bass'n'Drums > Padrecito > ijiji; Set 2: Chasen vs. Suribachi, Dollar Pants, Amish Pintxos, Percussion Solo, Piano Solo/Intro > Riffin' Ed, Baby Let Me Follow You Down, Amber Gris; Encore: 10 Minutes Of Our Lives109:5792935 t s
7/18/2008MMWBomhard Theater, Louisville, KYSet 1: Incantation > Flat Tires, Junkyard, Bass Solo > Padrecito, ijiji; Set 2: Chasen vs. Suribachi > Dollar Pants, Amish Pintxos, Percussion Solo, Piano Solo/Intro > Riffin' Ed, Baby Let Me Follow You Down, Amber Gris; Encore: "Funky Louisville"127:25 128:36 128:56 129:3992949 t 92983 t 93010 t 93149 t s
7/19/2008MMWGaribaldi Lift Company, Whistler, British Columbia, Canada2 Sets; Quietly advertised, tiny room, 100 people
7/20/2008MMWWhistler Arts & Music Festival, Whistler, British Columbia, Canada
7/26/2008MMW

Medeski Scofield Martin & Wood, 10,000 Lakes Festival, Detroit Lakes, MNOne Set Only: Hanuman, Little Walter Rides Again > Improv > Miles Behind > Telegraph > In Case The World Changes Its Mind > Bass Solo > Tequila & Chocolate, Hottentot > Julia, Fuck You Guys105:17 107:33 97:0493735 t 93899 t 127234 t s
8/16/2008MMWJackson Hole Music Festival, Jackson Hole, WY
8/30/2008MMW
Slow Food Rocks Music Festival, Fort Mason, San Francisco, CA
9/16/2008MMWTeatro Oriente, Santiago, Chile
9/18/2008MMWBourbon Street, Sao Paulo, Brazil
9/19/2008MMWCanecao, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
9/20/2008MMWSESC Vila Mariana, Sao Paulo, BrazilOne Set Only: Flat Tires, Rolling Son > Improv > Bass Solo > Padrecito, Amish Pintxos, Reliquary, Chafriel, Drum Solo > Where's The Music; Encore: Amber Gris107:12105243 t t s
9/21/2008MMWSESC Vila Mariana, Sao Paulo, BrazilOne Set Only: Zagzagel, Cat Creeps, Free Go Lily, Back & Forth, Bass Solo > 1969, Open Improv > Riffin' Ed, Percussion Solo > Cloud Wars, Baby Let Me Follow You Down, Fuck You Guys; Encore: Olde Wyne106:58105244 t t s
9/23/2008MMWTeatro Gran Rex, Buenos Aires, Argentina
9/28/2008MMWBlack Mesa Trust Benefit at Bearsville Theater, Woodstock, NYSet 1: Improv > Free Go Lily, Reliquary, Shackman, Junkyard, Bass Solo > What'd I Say > Improv Intro > Amber Gris; Set 2: Amish Pintxos, Padrecito > Organ Intro > Back & Forth, Baby Let Me Follow You Down, Drum Solo > Cloud Wars; Encore: Fuck You Guys144:03 139:5094981 t t t t 95061 t s
10/31/2008MMWYebisu The Garden Hall, Tokyo, JapanOne Set Only: Free Go Lily, Cat Creeps > I Wanna Ride You > Open Intro > Dracula# > ijiji#, Chasen vs. Suribachi#, Where's The Music, Junkyard > Cloud Wars, Let's Go Everywhere*, Hallelujah I Love Her So*, Wiggly's Way#*+; # with Cyro Baptista; * with Jamie Cullum; + WISM? Super Session with Shacho/Motoharu/tabu zombie/Midorin of Soil & "Pimp" Sessions98:2195827 t t t s
11/1/2008MMWYebisu The Garden Hall, Tokyo, JapanAcoustic Show; One Set Only: Hermeto's Daydream, Riffin' Ed, Buster Rides Again, Bass Solo > Padrecito, Down On Me, Dollar Pants, Amber Gris, Use Me#, Crosstown Traffic#, Where's Sly?*, Partido Alto+; # with Jamie Cullum & Cyro Baptista; * with Shacho/Motoharu/tabu zombie of Soil & "Pimp" Sessions; + WISM? Super Session with Jamie Cullum, Cyro Baptista & Banquet of the Spirits, Soil & "Pimp" Sessions96:36 97:2995606 t 95828 t s
11/12/2008MMWMoore Theatre, Seattle, WARadiolarians 3 Tour - November 12-22
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All of these songs were written the week before this tour started, with the band planning to then take the songs into the studio the week after the tour finished and record the album.

Set 1: various Radiolarians 3 songs; Set 2: various Radiolarians 3 songs; Encore: Crosstown Traffic; not verified
11/13/2008MMWCommodore Ballroom, Vancouver, British Columbia, CanadaSet 1: various Radiolarians 3 songs; Set 2: various Radiolarians 3 songs; Encore: Fuck You Guys; not verified
11/14/2008MMWAladdin Theater, Portland, ORSet 1: Open/Improv > Chantes Des Femmes > Satan Your Kingdom Must Come Down > Satan Part II, Kota, Gwyra Mi > Drum Outro, Wonton; Set 2: Walk Back, Jean's Scene > Broken Mirror > Clifton > Undone; Encore: Crosstown Traffic122:40 122:39 122:3995913 t 95934 t 95999 t s
11/15/2008MMWMcDonald Theatre, Eugene, ORSet 1: Open/Improv, Jean's Scene > Piano Solo > Kota, Chantes Des Femmes, Clifton, Gwyra Mi > Drum Outro; Set 2: Satan Your Kingdom Must Come Down > Satan Part II*, Broken Mirror, Walk Back, Undone, Wonton; Encore: Where's The Music; * with Third Stone From The Sun quote132:29 131:28 132:06 131:34 131:5595855 t 95914 t 95937 t 96000 t 97991 t s
11/16/2008MMWVan Duzer Theatre, Arcata, CA
11/18/2008MMWMcNear's Mystic Theatre, Petaluma, CASet 1: Open/Improv > Chantes Des Femmes > Satan Your Kingdom Must Come Down > Satan Part II, Kota, Clifton, Wonton; Set 2: Walk Back, Jean's Scene, Broken Mirror, Gwyra Mi, Undone; Encore: Crosstown Traffic128:5695935 t s
11/19/2008MMWRio Theatre, Santa Cruz, CASet 1: Open/Improv, Broken Mirror, Gwyra Mi, Walk Back, Open Improv, Chantes Des Femmes; Set 2: Satan Your Kingdom Must Come Down > Satan Part II, Jean's Scene, Kota, Clifton, Undone, Wonton; Encore: I Wish I Knew How it Would Feel to Be Free123:0596123 t s
11/20/2008MMWThe Fillmore, San Francisco, CASet 1: Open/Improv, Chantes Des Femmes > Satan Your Kingdom Must Come Down > Satan Part II, Kota, Gwyra Mi, Wonton; Set 2: Walk Back, Jean's Scene, Broken Mirror, Clifton, Undone; Encore: Crosstown Traffic, Baby Let Me Follow You Down127:2195965 t s
11/21/2008MMWEl Rey Theatre, Los Angeles, CASet 1: Open/Improv > Chantes Des Femmes > Satan Your Kingdom Must Come Down > Satan Part II, Kota, Gwyra Mi, Wonton; Set 2: Walk Back, Jean's Scene > Broken Mirror, Clifton, Undone; Encore: Fuck You Guys125:1595995 t s
11/22/2008MMWJohn Ascuaga's Nugget, Celebrity Showroom, Sparks, NVOne Set Only: Open Improv > Chantes Des Femmes > Piano Solo > Satan Your Kingdom Must Come Down > Satan Part II, Wonton, Walk Back > Broken Mirror, Jean's Scene, Gwyra Mi > Drum Solo > Undone; Encore: Crosstown Traffic80:2096085 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