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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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January 2009 5
March 2009 1 3 20 21 22 23 24 25 26
April 2009 5 9
May 2009 5 6 7 8 9 10 15 28 30
June 2009 10 30
July 2009 31
August 2009 1 14
September 2009 12 ##
November 2009 3 4 5 6 7
December 2009 30 31

2009
Date Artist Venue Setlist Time Links
1/5/2009John Medeski
Jam Cruise 7, Atrium, At Sea (Fort Lauderdale -> Belize)Solo piano for about an hour
3/1/2009John MedeskiPuebla, Guadalajara, Mexico
3/3/2009John MedeskiDistrito Federal, Mexico City, Mexico
3/20/2009John MedeskiWill Bernard Band, San Francisco Jazz Festival, San Francisco, CAWill Bernard (guitar), Andy Hess (bass), John Medeski (keyboards) & Stanton Moore (drums)
3/21/2009John MedeskiWill Bernard Band, The Roxy, Los Angeles, CASet 1: 571, Blister, Baby Goats, Fast Fun, Gen Pop, (Who Ate The) Layer Cake?, Gonzo; Set 2: Mojet, Magpie, Blue Plate Special, Nooksack, Awanna, Fuck You Guys; Encore: Day Tripper133:03 133:27LMA t LMA s
3/22/2009John MedeskiWill Bernard Band, The Oriental Theater, Denver, COSet 1: 571, Blister, Baby Goats, Fast Fun, Unknown, Gonzo, (Who Ate The) Layer Cake?; Set 2: Mojet, Magpie, How Great Thou Art, Blue Plate Special, Nooksack, Gen Pop, You Haven't Done Nothin', Fuck You Guys; Encore: Day Tripper145:21LMA t t
3/23/2009John MedeskiWill Bernard Band, Fox Theatre, Boulder, CO
3/24/2009John MedeskiWill Bernard Band, Hodi's Half Note, Fort Collins, CO
3/25/2009John MedeskiWill Bernard Band, State Theater, Falls Church, VA
3/26/2009John MedeskiWill Bernard Band, Highline Ballroom, New York, NYSet 1: 571, Baby Goats, Fast Fun, Frontwinder, Hot Tamale, Awanna, Fuck You Guys; Set 2: Mojet, Magpie, Blue Juice, High Heeled Sneakers, Blue Plate Special, (Who Ate The) Layer Cake?; Encore: How Great Thou Art, Day Tripper137:35 137:35LMA LMA
4/5/2009John MedeskiLee Shaw Trio, The Egg, Albany, NY
4/9/2009John MedeskiColony Cafe, Woodstock, NYwith Tisziji Munoz
5/5/2009John MedeskiJames Carter with John Medeski, Adam Rogers, Christian McBride & Joey Baron, Blue Note, New York, NY2 shows
5/6/2009John MedeskiJames Carter with John Medeski, Adam Rogers, Christian McBride & Joey Baron, Blue Note, New York, NY2 shows
5/7/2009John MedeskiJames Carter with John Medeski, Adam Rogers, Christian McBride & Joey Baron, Blue Note, New York, NY2 shows
5/8/2009John MedeskiJames Carter with John Medeski, Adam Rogers, Christian McBride & Joey Baron, Blue Note, New York, NY2 shows
5/9/2009John MedeskiJames Carter with John Medeski, Adam Rogers, Christian McBride & Joey Baron, Blue Note, New York, NY2 shows
5/10/2009John MedeskiJames Carter with John Medeski, Adam Rogers, Christian McBride & Joey Baron, Blue Note, New York, NY2 shows
5/15/2009John MedeskiIssue Project Room, New York, NYwith Tisziji Munoz
5/28/2009John MedeskiColony Cafe, Woodstock, NYwith Tisziji Munoz
5/30/2009John Medeski
Mountain Jam, Hunter Mountain Ski Area, Hunter, NYOne Set Only: Unknown, Unknown, Unknown, I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free55:2499438 t s
5/30/2009John Medeski
guest with Gov't Mule, Mountain Jam, Hunter Mountain Ski Area, Hunter, NY1 song: Sco-Mule12:22 12:22 12:22 12:22 12:2299236 t 99285 t 99286 t 99315 t 99387 t s
6/10/2009John Medeski & Billy MartinRopeadope 10th Anniversary - A Benefit For Scotty Hard, Sullivan Hall, New York, NYwith John Medeski, Billy Martin, Charlie Hunter, Big Sam & John Ellis
6/30/2009John MedeskiColony Cafe, Woodstock, NYwith Tisziji Munoz
7/31/2009John MedeskiColony Cafe, Woodstock, NYwith Tisziji Munoz
8/1/2009John MedeskiClub d'Elf, Bellaterra Art, Music and Culture Festival, Bogie's Steakhouse, Great Barrington, MAOne Set Only: Intro, Shadow's Shift, Wet Bones, The Tingler, Berber Song, Instar, Papone, Life Of The Mind, Sidi Rabi113:23 113:23LMA LMA
8/14/2009John MedeskiAuktyon with Vladimir Volkov & John Medeski, Lincoln Center, New York, NYwith Marc Ribot
9/12/2009John MedeskiThe Church of Universal Love and Music, Acme, PA
11/3/2009John MedeskiJohn Medeski + John Zorn duet, The Stone, New York, NY
11/4/2009John MedeskiThe Stone, New York, NY
11/5/2009John MedeskiThe Stone, New York, NY
11/6/2009John Medeski & Billy MartinHum, The Stone, New York, NYJohn Medeski, Calvin Weston, Billy Martin & Marc Ribot
11/7/2009John MedeskiConcert of the Secret Guardians, The Stone, New York, NYEarly Set: Untitled, Untitled; Tisziji Munoz (guitar), John Medeski (keyboards), Ra-Kalam Bob Moses (drums), John Lockwood (bass) & Don Pate (bass)80:41t
11/7/2009John MedeskiRedCred, The Stone, New York, NYBen Perowsky (drums), Chris Speed (sax) & John Medeski (keyboards)
12/30/2009John MedeskiThe Word, Theater Of The Living Arts, Philadelphia, PASet 1: You Haven't Done Nothin' > Keep Your Lamp Trimmed & Burning (with vocals) > Without God, I Shall Not Be Moved (with vocals) > Give It Up Or Turnit A Loose, At The Cross > F'in And Suckin' > Joyful Sounds; Set 2: Heaven On Earth, Call Him By His Name > Chocolate Cowboy > I'll Fly Away, Glory Glory (with vocals) > Blood On That Rock > Waiting On My Wings (with "Washboard Jam"*); Encore: Inner City Blues > Untitled > Down By The Riverside (with vocals) > When The Saints Go Marching In (with vocals); * with Cody on washboard, Robert on drums and Luther on guitar & percussion169:46105450 t t s
12/31/2009John MedeskiThe Word, Terminal 5, New York, NYOne Set Only: I'll Fly Away, You Haven't Done Nothin' > Medeski Organ Solo > Blood On That Rock, Joyful Sounds, "XYZ Top", Glory Glory (with vocals), Give It Up Or Turnit A Loose (with I Need More Love) > "Turnit Up Jam", F'in And Suckin' > "Afterimage Jam", Heaven On Earth, Without God > "Oscillation Jam" > Call Him By His Name, Fillmore Shuffle > Untitled > At The Cross > Waiting On My Wings > "Washboard Jam"* > New Year's Countdown*, Waiting On My Wings; Encore: Chocolate Cowboy, Down By The Riverside (with vocals) > When The Saints Go Marching In (with vocals); * with Cody on washboard172:42 172:42105278 t 105279 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, 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