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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 2010 1 3 4
February 2010 9
March 2010 11 12 14 20 26 27
April 2010 17 23 30
May 2010 8 22
June 2010 12 21 26
July 2010 3
August 2010 14 28
September 2010 4
October 2010 9 14 21 22
November 2010 5
December 2010 5 9 10 11 12 16 17 18 19

2010
Date Artist Venue Setlist Time Links
1/1/2010John MedeskiThe Word, Culture Room, Fort Lauderdale, FL
1/3/2010John Medeski
The Word, Jam Cruise 8, Fort Lauderdale, FL
1/4/2010John Medeski
The Word, Jam Cruise 8, Teatro Carlo Felice, At Sea (Fort Lauderdale -> Jamaica)One Set Only: I'll Fly Away > Call Him By His Name, "XYZ Top", "Twenty Ten", I Shall Not Be Moved (with vocals), "Stop Drop and Roll", Fillmore Shuffle (with "Washboard Jam"*), Shout In C, Chocolate Cowboy, Joyful Sounds; * with Cody on washboard and Luther on drums79:07105474 t s
1/4/2010John Medeski
Jam Cruise 8 Jam Room, Pigalle Lounge, At Sea (Fort Lauderdale -> Jamaica)Will Bernard (guitar), Stanton Moore (drums) & John Medeski (organ); Baby Goats, Blister, Magpie, Awanna#, Day Tripper#, Fuck You Guys#, Fast Fun#; # with Anthony Farrel on keys59:11t t
2/9/2010John MedeskiJoe Maneri Tribute, Irondale Center, Brooklyn, NY
3/11/2010John MedeskiMusic Hall Theater, St. Petersburg, Russiawith Fedorov, Volkov, Ribot, Smith
3/12/2010John MedeskiDK Gorbunova, Moscow, Russiawith Fedorov, Volkov, Ribot, Smith
3/14/2010John MedeskiCentral Dom Oficerov, Kiev, Russiawith Fedorov, Volkov, Ribot, Smith
3/20/2010John Medeski & Chris WoodWood Brothers, The Midnight Ramble, Levon Helm Studios, Woodstock, NYwith John Medeski
3/26/2010John MedeskiHigh Meadow School Benefit, High Meadow Performing Arts Center, Stone Ridge, NY
3/27/2010John MedeskiNew England Conservatory Benefit, BB King's, New York, NY
4/17/2010John Medeski
The Word, Wanee Music Fest, Live Oak, FLOne Set Only: Heaven On Earth, Without God, Medeski Organ Solo > Blood On That Rock > You Haven't Done Nothin', Call Him By His Name, F'in And Suckin' > "Cruisin Jam" > "XYZ Top", "Stop Drop And Roll" > Waiting On My Wings, Glory Glory (with vocals), Joyful Sounds63:37 91:01 92:01 90:50 91:02107245 t 107246 t 107439 t 107440 t 107875 t s
4/23/2010John Medeski
Grizzly Adamz, Bearsville Theater, Woodstock, NYJohn Medeski (organ), Jamie Saft (guitar), Danny Blume (bass) & Ben Perowsky (drums); with special guest Stoney Clove Lane
4/30/2010John MedeskiOrgan Jam, The Kimmel Center, Philadelphia, PAFeaturing Dr. Lonnie Smith, Joey DeFrancesco, Trudy Pitts & John Medeski
5/8/2010John MedeskiBliss Yoga Center, Woodstock, NYwith Micro Rivard on sinitir, Tejendra Majumdar on sarod and Ray Spiegel on tabla
5/22/2010John MedeskiBliss Yoga Center, Woodstock, NYwith Snehasish Mazumder (Mandolin, Hindustani style) and Ray Spiegel (Tabla drums)
6/12/2010John MedeskiBliss Yoga Center, Woodstock, NYwith Yogesh Samsi (tabla)
6/21/2010John Medeski & Billy MartinThe Stone, New York, NYMedeski & Martin Workshop & Masterclass
6/26/2010John MedeskiLe Poisson Rouge, New York, NYwith Leonid Fedorov, Vladimir Volkov, Marc Ribot and Ches Smith
7/3/2010John MedeskiGrizzly Adamz, Bearsville Theater, Woodstock, NYJohn Medeski (organ), Jamie Saft (guitar), Danny Blume (bass) & Ben Perowsky (drums)
8/14/2010John MedeskiGrizzly Adamz, Littlefield, Brooklyn, NY
8/28/2010John Medeski & Chris WoodJohn Medeski & Chris Wood, SLAM JAM Twilight Benefit Concert, Saugerties, NY
9/4/2010John MedeskiBliss Yoga Center, Woodstock, NYwith Samar Saha (tabla) and Madhumita Saha (vocals)
10/9/2010John Medeski & Billy MartinMago, "Rocks Off Concert Cruise", East 23rd & FDR Drive, New York, NY
10/14/2010John MedeskiGrizzly Adamz, Southpaw, Brooklyn, NY
10/21/2010John MedeskiJohn Medeski & James Carter, Herbst Theatre, San Francisco, CAOne Set Only: Slam's Mishap, Mad Lab Returns, Quiet Dawn, Diminushing, Street Of Dreams, Heaven On Earth; Encore: Living My Life; James Carter (saxes), John Medeski (Hammond B3), Ralph Armstrong (basses), Lee Pearson (drums) & Adam Rogers (guitar)125:38t
10/22/2010John MedeskiJohn Medeski & James Carter, Triple Door, Seattle, WA
11/5/2010John MedeskiJames Carter & John Medeski, Tampere Jazz Happening, Old Customs House Hall, Tampere, FinlandJames Carter - saxophone, John Medeski - piano, keys, Ralphe Armstrong - bass, Lee Pearson - drums110:33t
12/5/2010John MedeskiThe Music of Bob Dylan & The Band, Le Poisson Rouge, New York, NYwith an All-Star Tribute Band alongside Steven Bernstein, Larry Campbell, Tony Scherr & Kenny Wolleson
12/9/2010John MedeskiDavid Fiuczynski Group, Iridium Jazz Club, New York, NYwith John Medeski, Rudresh Mahanthappa, Skoota Warner & David Ginyard; 2 shows
12/10/2010John MedeskiDavid Fiuczynski Group, Iridium Jazz Club, New York, NYwith John Medeski, Rudresh Mahanthappa, Skoota Warner & David Ginyard; 2 shows
12/11/2010John MedeskiDavid Fiuczynski Group, Iridium Jazz Club, New York, NYwith John Medeski, Rudresh Mahanthappa, Skoota Warner & David Ginyard; 2 shows
12/12/2010John MedeskiDavid Fiuczynski Group, Iridium Jazz Club, New York, NYwith John Medeski, Rudresh Mahanthappa, Skoota Warner & David Ginyard; 2 shows
12/16/2010John MedeskiGinza Yamaha Hall, Tokyo, JapanOne Set Only: Improv (on piano) > Improv (on ?shakuhachi flute?), "Honky Tonk Piano", "Piano/Bass Chase"* > Improv (on piano, piano strings, & melodica), I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free; Encore: In Your Own Sweet Way; * first known performance; later debuted by MMW on 10/3/2012109:51111251 t s
12/17/2010John MedeskiClub d'Elf, Kashiwa Drunkard's Stadium, Chiba, Japan
12/18/2010John MedeskiClub d'Elf, Shibuya WWW, Tokyo, JapanNo Setlist Available159:43LMA
12/19/2010John MedeskiClub d'Elf, Yurinkan, Kiryu-shi, Gunma, JapanNo Setlist Available82:59t

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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