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Last updated April 28, 2017  14:15 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:
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January 2009 3 4 6
February 2009 17 18 19
April 2009 17 18 19 23
May 2009 1 2 22 24
June 2009 4 5 6 19 23 25 26 27
July 2009 3 4 5 7 8 9 10 12 13
August 2009 4 5 7 8
September 2009 6 11 12 13 15 16 17 18 19 20 ##
October 2009 2 28
November 2009 12 13 14 15 17 18 19 20 21
December 2009 3 4 5

2009
Date Artist Venue Setlist Time Links
1/3/2009MMWRevolution, Fort Lauderdale, FLSet 1: Big Time > Improv > Improv > Improv > Improv > Improv > Blues Improv*, Where's The Music; Set 2: Walk Back > Junkyard > Reliquary > Baby Let Me Follow You Down, New New Orleans; Encore: Cloud Wars; * with Back At The Chicken Shack129:4296774 t s
1/4/2009MMW
Jam Cruise 7, Pool Deck, Fort Lauderdale, FLOne Set Only: Open Intro > Pappy Check, Chantes Des Femmes* > Percussion Improv > Bass Outro > The Lover > Shackman, Gwyra Mi, Back & Forth, Cat Creeps > Open Improv > Flat Tires, Open Improv > Percussion Improv, Partido Alto, Undone; # with Cyro Baptista for the entire show; * unfinished111:31 111:3197333 t 97334 t s
1/6/2009MMW
Jam Cruise 7, Covent Garden Theater, Belize City, BelizeOne Set Only: Open Improv > Improv > Walk Back, Tequila & Chocolate, Baby Goats, Bass Solo > Padrecito > Chubb Sub#, Chasen vs. Suribachi# > Amber Gris, Fuck You Guys; # with Skerik on sax; * with Cyro Baptista for the entire set96:4296883 t s
2/17/2009MMW92YTribeca, New York, NYAcoustic Show; Set 1: Improv > Improv > 1969, Free Go Lily, Muchas Gracias, Rifion, Riffin' Ed; Set 2: Tutrusa'i, Baby Goats, Blues For Another Day, Doppler, Dollar Pants, Amber Gris; Encore: Wig Wise, Caravan151:20 151:27 151:0297515 t t 97517 t t 98674 t t s
2/18/2009MMWLe Poisson Rouge, New York, NYSet 1: Chantes Des Femmes > Satan Your Kingdom Must Come Down > Satan Part II, Kota, Wonton, Undone; Set 2: Walk Back > Junkyard, Gwyra Mi, Bass Solo > Padrecito, Amish Pintxos, Cloud Wars; Encore: Crosstown Traffic115:50 115:41 115:3097559 t 97561 t 98675 t t s
2/19/2009MMWCity Winery (afternoon Master Class), New York, NYImprov, Billy speaks, Chris speaks, John speaks, John shows off his toys, Q&A, Chris shows off his toys, Improv, Q&A, Improv/Listening Exercises, Walk Back 122:4297951 t s
2/19/2009MMWCity Winery, New York, NYSet 1: Flat Tires, Agmatia > Shackman, Reliquary, Last Chance To Dance Trance (Perhaps); Set 2: Jean's Scene, Chasen vs. Suribachi, What'd I Say, Back & Forth, Baby Let Me Follow You Down, Partido Alto; Encore: Rowboat; # with Cyro Baptista on percussion for the entire show138:18 138:03 137:3397560 t 97649 t 98676 t t s
4/17/2009MMWSmith Opera House, Geneva, NY
4/18/2009MMWB-Side Jazz Fest, Trocaderos Event Center, Minneapolis, MNSet 1: Chantes Des Femmes > Satan Your Kingdom Must Come Down > Satan Part II > Improv?, Wonton, Flat Tires; Set 2: Unknown#, Junkyard, Free Go Lily, Riffin' Ed > Amber Gris, What'd I Say; Encore: Undone, Baby Let Me Follow You Down; # with Dr. Lonnie Smith116:33 116:29 120:0698607 t 98700 t 111392 t s
4/19/2009MMWLoyal Earth Festival, Old Rock House, St. Louis, MOSet 1: Improv > Flat Tires, Walk Back, Bass Solo > Padrecito, Cloud Wars; Set 2: Free Go Lily, Gwyra Mi > Drum Solo, Junkyard, Wonton, Baby Let Me Follow You Down, Amber Gris, Undone; Encore: Crosstown Traffic111:43 109:52 110:13 110:13 105:59 105:5998650 t 98710 t 98729 t iClips s
4/23/2009MMWCongress Hall, Warsaw, Poland
5/1/2009MMWBeale Street Music Festival, Memphis, TN
5/2/2009MMWThe Studio @ Colton Theater, New Orleans, LASet 1: Flat Tires, Wonton, Buster Rides Again > Satan Your Kingdom Must Come Down > Dollar Pants, Riffin' Ed, Amber Gris; Set 2: Sugar Craft > Free Go Lily, Jean's Scene, Chasen vs. Suribachi > Padrecito > Swamp Road; # with DJ Logic on Flat Tires and all of Set 2 59:51 92:57 119:20 117:3698903 t 107397 t s
5/22/2009MMWThe Sound Board, Detroit, MI
5/24/2009MMWMedeski Scofield Martin & Wood, Summer Camp Festival, Chillicothe, ILOne Set Only: Hanuman > Down The Tubes, A Go Go, Miles Behind, Tootie Ma Is A Big Fine Thing, Little Walter Rides Again, Julia, Hottentot78:36 75:1999324 t iClips s
6/4/2009MMWLewis Ginter Botanical Garden, Richmond, VAOne Set Only: Walk Back, Wonton, Dollar Pants, Bass & Percussion > Padrecito, Amber Gris, Gwyra Mi > Drum Solo, Jean's Scene > Satan Your Kingdom Must Come Down > Cloud Wars, Baby Let Me Follow You Down, Amish Pintxos; Encore: Crosstown Traffic95:1199449 t s
6/5/2009MMWRams Head Live, Baltimore, MDSet 1: Reliquary, Riffin' Ed, Chantes Des Femmes > Junkyard > ijiji > Flat Tires; Set 2: Sweet Pea Dreams, Walk Back, Amber Gris, Baby Let Me Follow You Down, Amish Pintxos, Undone; Encore: Wonton124:0099414 t s
6/6/2009MMWThree Rivers Arts Festival, Pittsburgh, PAOne Set Only: Improv > Free Go Lily, Walk Back, Junkyard, Wonton, Is There Anybody Here That Love My Jesus, Cloud Wars, Shackman, Sweet Pea Dreams, Pappy Check, Undone; Encore: Crosstown Traffic, Hey Joe93:17 91:0199415 t 99456 t s
6/19/2009MMWJubilee Jam Festival, Jackson, MS
6/23/2009MMWCalgary Jazz Fest, Jack Singer's Concert Hall, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
6/25/2009MMWParty in the Park (Chestnut Square Parking Lot), Rochester, NYSet 1: First Light, Flat Tires, Sweet Pea Dreams, Walk Back, Bass Solo > Padrecito, Cloud Wars; Set 2: Amish Pintxos, Free Go Lily, Junkyard, Wonton, Gwyra Mi, Undone, Crosstown Traffic; Encore: Bass Solo > Chubb Sub115:5699836 t s
6/26/2009MMWBuffalo Place Rocks The Harbor-Erie Canal Harbor, Buffalo, NYOpened for Umphrey's McGee
6/27/2009MMWTD Canada Trust Toronto Jazz Festival, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
7/3/2009MMWLiburnia Jazz Festival (open air), Ljetna Pozornica, Opatija, CroatiaOne Set Only: Agmatia, Chafriel, Tutrusa'i, Is There Anybody Here That Love My Jesus, Amber Gris, Free Go Lily, Coconut Boogaloo, Latin Shuffle, Chubb Sub*; Encore: Cloud Wars, Sefrial; * 25+ minutess
7/4/2009MMWJazz Festival Ljubljana, Krizanke, Ljubljana, SloveniaImprovisations featuring John Zorn, Marc Ribot, John Medeski, Jamie Saft, Trevor Dunn, Chris Wood, Cyro Baptista, Billy Martin, Kenny Wollesen & Joey Baron; * This show was billed as part of "An Evening with John Zorn" and included open improvisations with John Zorn, MMW and the Dreamers during Set 1. Set 2 was John Zorn and the Dreamers and Set 3 was MMW playing the Book of Angels.57:31 55:57110612 t 110612 t s
7/4/2009MMWJazz Festival Ljubljana, Krizanke, Ljubljana, SloveniaOne Set Only: Zagzagel, Chafriel, Ahaij, Asaliah, Jeduthun, Rifion, Sefrial, Agmatia; Encore: Tutrusa'i; * This show was billed as part of "An Evening with John Zorn" and included open improvisations with John Zorn, MMW and the Dreamers during Set 1. Set 2 was John Zorn and the Dreamers and Set 3 was MMW playing the Book of Angels.76:44 74:52110612 t t s
7/5/2009MMWTreibhaus (open air), Innsbruck, AustriaOne Set Only: Zagzagel, Sefrial, Vianuel, Rifion, Chafriel, Ahaij, Asaliah, Jeduthun, Malach ha-Sopher, Agmatia; Encore: Tutrusa'i111:48110103 t s
7/7/2009MMWKulturetage GmbHg / Prinzenpalais Platz, Oldenburg, GermanyCanceled
7/8/2009MMWBarbican Hall, London, EnglandCanceled
7/9/2009MMWTeatro de Galapagar, Galapagar, SpainCanceled
7/10/2009MMWParque de Valdevira, Jaen, SpainCanceled
7/12/2009MMWTeatro Romano di Fiesole, Fiesole, ItalyCanceled
7/13/2009MMWOld Town Square, Open Air, Prague, Czech RepublicCanceled
8/4/2009MMWCamp MMW - Full Moon Resort Performance Space, Big Indian, NYOne Set Only: Improv > Improv > Improv > Improv > Improv > Improv > Improv > Improv > Improv > Improv > Drum Solo/Intro > Rowboat64:29104573 t s
8/5/2009MMWCamp MMW - Full Moon Resort Performance Space, Big Indian, NYOne Set Only: Improv > Improv > Drum Solo > Improv > Improv > Bass Solo > Improv > Improv > Improv > Improv > Improv > Improv, Hey Joe; # entire set with Dave Tronzo on guitar73:52104575 t s
8/7/2009MMWCamp MMW - Full Moon Resort Performance Space, Big Indian, NYs
8/8/2009MMWCamp MMW - Full Moon Resort Performance Space, Big Indian, NYOne Set Only: Mojet#, La Strada*, Blue Rose+, Improv (based on Billy Martin's Riddims)^, Improv(?)%, Crosstown Traffic; # first Medeski Ensemble (with Medeski on melodica solo); * The Half Moon Orchestra (with Billy Martin conducting); + The Blue Rose Orchestra (2nd Medeski Ensemble); ^ 3rd Medeski Ensemble; % The Eighteen Hammer's Orchestra (with Chris Wood conducting) 76:34104577 t s
9/6/2009MMW
Traffic Jam Festival @ Sonar, Baltimore, MDOne Set Only: New New Orleans, Walk Back, Padrecito, The Lover, Improv > Amish Pintxos, Back & Forth, Shackman, New Planet, Fuck You Guys111:59 111:33112825 t 112826 t s
9/11/2009MMWThe Klein, Bridgeport, CTSet 1: Open Improv > Flat Tires, Riffin' Ed, Walk Back > Percussion Solo, Free Go Lily, Amber Gris; Set 2: Chantes Des Femmes > Piano Solo > Improv > Undone, New New Orleans, Baby Let Me Follow You Down; Encore: Cloud Wars148:57 148:57 148:26 148:09101314 t 101315 t 101316 t t 101341 t s
9/12/2009MMWBoykin Ball Festival, Acme, PA
9/13/2009MMWNewport Music Hall, Columbus, OHSet 1: Junkyard, Dollar Pants, Sweet Pea Dreams, Bass Solo > Padrecito > Chasen vs. Suribachi, Wonton, Gwyra Mi; Set 2: Amber Gris, Walk Back, Amish Pintxos, Jean's Scene, Free Go Lily, Note Bleu > Undone; Encore: Crosstown Traffic129:48 129:57101419 t 101525 t s
9/15/2009MMWThe Cannery Ballroom, Nashville, TNSet 1: Chantes Des Femmes > Satan Your Kingdom Must Come Down > Drum Intro > Rolling Son, Gwyra Mi, Baby Let Me Follow You Down, Wonton; Set 2: Walk Back > Open Improv, Cloud Wars, Shackman, Jean's Scene > Drum Solo, Amish Pintxos, Undone; Encore: Fuck You Guys139:24101433 t s
9/16/2009MMWBijou Theatre, Knoxville, TNSet 1: Improv > Unknown, Chantes Des Femmes > Satan Your Kingdom Must Come Down > Amber Gris; Set 2: Sweet Pea Dreams, Walk Back, Is There Anybody Here That Love My Jesus, Jean's Scene > Broken Mirror, Wonton, Amish Pintxos, Undone; Encore: Where's The Music123:44 123:44101870 t 101903 t s
9/17/2009MMWWorkPlay Theater, Birmingham, ALSet 1: Open Improv > Broken Mirror, Free Go Lily, Reliquary, Chantes Des Femmes, Satan Your Kingdom Must Come Down; Set 2: Fuck You Guys, New Planet, Back & Forth, Gwyra Mi, Junkyard, Wonton, Baby Let Me Follow You Down, Undone130:50 130:58 132:54101451 t 101785 t 103446 t s
9/18/2009MMWVariety Playhouse, Atlanta, GASet 1: First Light > Junkyard, Flat Tires, Walk Back, Padrecito, Amber Gris; Set 2: Wonton, Amish Pintxos, Chasen vs. Suribachi, Jean's Scene, Chantes Des Femmes > Satan Your Kingdom Must Come Down, Gwyra Mi > Cloud Wars, Shackman, Undone; Encore: Fuck You Guys174:28101506 t s
9/19/2009MMW
Neighborhood Theatre, Charlotte, NCSet 1: Walk Back, Dollar Pants, Sweet Pea Dreams, Reliquary, Broken Mirror, Wonton, Amber Gris; Set 2: Amish Pintxos > Junkyard > Percussion Solo, Jean's Scene, Free Go Lily, Where's Sly?, Gwyra Mi > Drums/Bass > New Planet, Undone; Encore: Crosstown Traffic; The As-Is Ensemble opened for MMW135:00 134:53 135:12 134:49101519 t 101518 t 101520 t 101524 t s
9/20/2009MMWThe Orange Peel, Asheville, NCSet 1: Gwyra Mi > Rolling Son, Junkyard, Broken Mirror, Dollar Pants, Chasen vs. Suribachi, Amber Gris, Wonton; Set 2: Chantes Des Femmes > Satan Your Kingdom Must Come Down, Sweet Pea Dreams, Walk Back, Cloud Wars, Baby Let Me Follow You Down, Undone, Fuck You Guys; Encore: Jean's Scene139:18 137:12101541 t 101611 t s
9/##/2009MMWThe Moog Factory, Asheville, NCWhiney Bitches, Improv For Bob, Broken Mirror16:35Paste Magazine
10/2/2009MMW
Austin City Limits, Austin, TXPartial show: Amish Pintxos > Junkyard, Back & Forth, Cloud Wars > Undone35:53t
10/28/2009MMWTbilisi Jazz Festival, Tbilisi, Georgia
11/12/2009MMWMASS MoCA, North Adams, MASet 1: Improv > Improv > Improv > Piano Solo > Improv, Bass/Hand Drum Improv > Improv > Drum Solo; Set 2: Jean's Scene, Amish Pintxos, Walk Back, Bass Solo, Padrecito, Wonton, Undone; Encore: Amber Gris145:06 145:06102558 t 102559 t s
11/13/2009MMWHouse Of Blues, Boston, MASet 1: Flat Tires, Agmatia > Drum Solo > Junkyard, Chantes Des Femmes > Satan Your Kingdom Must Come Down > Broken Mirror, Amish Pintxos; Set 2: Walk Back, Amber Gris, Tutrusa'i, Gwyra Mi > Drum Solo, Reliquary, Is There Anybody Here That Love My Jesus, Wonton; Encore: Fuck You Guys151:58 152:44 152:44 151:58 154:22 154:22102562 t t 102563 t 102583 t 102561 t 102564 t 102584 t s
11/14/2009MMWNokia Theatre, New York, NYSet 1: Zagzagel, Broken Mirror, Wonton, Chantes Des Femmes# > Piano Solo > Jean's Scene# > Eddie Bobe solo# > Walk Back#; Set 2: Amish Pintxos, Amber Gris, Gwyra Mi > Drum Solo > Junkyard, Baby Let Me Follow You Down, Undone, Fuck You Guys; Encore: New Planet; # with Eddie Bobe on timbales, bongos and other percussion141:13 141:49 141:52 141:15102582 t 102581 t 102580 t 116857 t s
11/15/2009MMWWestcott Theatre, Syracuse, NYSet 1: Improv > Improv > Improv > Drum Solo > Drums'n'Bass > Dracula > Improv; Set 2: Free Go Lily, Amber Gris, Wonton, Junkyard, Dollar Pants, Amish Pintxos, Cloud Wars; Encore: Bubblehouse, Hey Joe126:51 127:30 127:44 127:44102616 t t 102726 t 102723 t 102724 t s
11/17/2009MMWKent Stage, Kent, OHSet 1: Improv > Improv, Bass Solo > Improv > Wonton, Amber Gris; Set 2: Walk Back, Chasen vs. Suribachi > Rolling Son/Padrecito medley > Flat Tires, Amish Pintxos, Fuck You Guys; Encore: Undone126:09 125:36 125:36102625 t 102820 t 102826 t s
11/18/2009MMWIntersection, Grand Rapids, MI
11/19/2009MMWThe Vogue, Indianapolis, INSet 1: Improv > Improv > Caravan > Improv > Improv > Sweet Pea Dreams, Dollar Pants, Amber Gris; Set 2: Agmatia, Amish Pintxos, Reliquary > Free Go Lily > Baby Let Me Follow You Down, Cloud Wars; Encore: Chubb Sub128:43 128:36102867 t 102883 t s
11/20/2009MMWThe Eagles Club, Milwaukee, WI
11/21/2009MMWHouse Of Blues, Chicago, ILSet 1: Improv > Improv > Angel Race (I'll Wait For You) > Reliquary > Bass Solo > Padrecito > Amber Gris; Set 2: Walk Back > Junkyard > Broken Mirror, Jean's Scene, Amish Pintxos > Cloud Wars, Undone; Encore: Baby Let Me Follow You Down147:38 147:38102833 t 102858 t s
12/3/2009MMWHigher Ground Ballroom, Burlington, VT
12/4/2009MMWLupo's Heartbreak Hotel, Providence, RISet 1: Chantes Des Femmes > Satan Your Kingdom Must Come Down > Satan Part II > Free Go Lily, Junkyard, Baby Let Me Follow You Down; Set 2: Amish Pintxos, Jean's Scene, Amber Gris, Dollar Pants > Drum Solo, Think, Walk Back, Undone; Encore: Fuck You Guys123:28 123:28 122:49103213 t 103214 t 103222 t t s
12/5/2009MMW
Port City Music Hall, Portland, MESet 1: Improv > Improv > Heaven On Earth > Improv > Open Improv > Padrecito > Sweet Pea Dreams, Wonton, Amber Gris; Set 2: Broken Mirror, Amish Pintxos > Walk Back > Free Go Lily, Chantes Des Femmes > Satan Your Kingdom Must Come Down > Undone; Encore: Gwyra Mi > Crosstown Traffic125:53 125:41 125:40 125:40 125:50103192 t t 103195 t 103197 t 103215 t 103286 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