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Last updated May 22, 2017  11:56 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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February 2012 26
March 2012 8
April 2012 7 9 10 11 13
May 2012 24 25 26 27 29 30 31
June 2012 1 2 9
July 2012 5 6 7 8 10 11 12 13
October 2012 19
November 2012 3 4 5 6 8 9 10 11 16 17 27 28 29 30
December 2012 4 21

2012
Date Artist Venue Setlist Time Links
2/26/2012Billy MartinBilly Martin & Wil Blades Duo, Brooklyn Bowl, Brooklyn, NYNo Setlist Available; # with Will Bernard on guitar for a couple tunes; Baker's Dozen (a Will Bernard Project) opened Billy Martin & Wil Blades Duo84:40 84:40127190 t 127191 t s
3/8/2012Billy Martinguest with Soulive, Brooklyn Bowl (Bowlive 3 - Night 8), Brooklyn, NY6 songs: Set 2: Just Kissed My Baby*+, Hey Pocky Way*^ > Funkify Your Life*^, Take A Chance*^ > Africa*^%, Everything Is Everything*^%; * with James Casey (tenor sax), Ryan Zoidis (tenor sax) & Eric Bloom (trumpet), with George Porter Jr. (bass & vocals) & Billy Martin (drums & percussion); + with ?uestlove (drums); ^ with Skerik (tenor sax & percussion); % with Nigel Hall (keys and/or vocals)47:09 47:09120705 t 120704 t s
4/7/2012Billy MartinLittlefield, Brooklyn, NY
4/9/2012Billy MartinIota Club, Arlington, VA
4/10/2012Billy MartinWinter Jazzfest, Le Poisson Rouge, New York, NY
4/11/2012Billy MartinThe Armory, Somerville, MA
4/13/2012Billy MartinFirst Unitarian Church, Philadelphia, PA
5/24/2012Billy MartinBilly Martin & Wil Blades Duo, The Mix, Seattle, WA
5/25/2012Billy MartinBilly Martin & Wil Blades Duo, The Mix, Seattle, WA
5/26/2012Billy MartinBilly Martin & Wil Blades Duo, The Goodfoot, Portland, ORSet 1: Baby Goats, Unknown, Unknown, Deep In A Fried Pickle, Brother Bru, Unknown, Ode To Billie Joe; Set 2: Pick Pocket, Les And Eddie, Caravan, Unknown, Tambourine Jam, Down By The Riverside, Unknown; Encore: Unknown117:24120451 t s
5/27/2012Billy MartinBilly Martin & Wil Blades Duo, The Goodfoot, Portland, ORSet 1: Intro, Deep In A Fried Pickle, Unknown, Unknown, Pick Pocket, Brother Bru; Set 2: Unknown, Les And Eddie, Toe Thumb, Down By The Riverside, Give > Little Shimmy, Unknown; Encore: Mean Greens105:19127192 t s
5/29/2012Billy MartinBilly Martin & Wil Blades Duo, Jambalaya, Arcata, CA
5/30/2012Billy MartinBilly Martin & Wil Blades Duo, Hopmonk, Sebastopol, CASet 1: Unknown, Unknown, Unknown, 32nd Street, Toe Thumb, Brother Bru; Set 2: Pick Pocket, Deep In A Fried Pickle > Untitled Improvisation, Sketchy, Little Shimmy; Encore: Mean Greens98:05120449 t s
5/31/2012Billy MartinBilly Martin & Wil Blades Duo, Kuumbwa, Santa Cruz, CA
6/1/2012Billy MartinBilly Martin & Wil Blades Duo, Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, CASet 1: Pick Pocket, Les And Eddie, Deep In A Fried Pickle, Toe Thumb, The Way You Make Me Feel, Brother Bru; Set 2: Sketchy, Mean Greens, Big Brother, Jam > Down By The Riverside, Give, Little Shimmy109:56127193 t s
6/2/2012Billy MartinBilly Martin & Wil Blades Duo, The Mint, Los Angeles, CA2 Sets: No Setlist Available125:47127194 t s
6/9/2012Billy MartinBilly Martin & Fang Percussion, Music Frees All Festival For Scotty Hard, Brooklyn Bowl, Brooklyn, NY
7/5/2012Billy MartinBilly Martin & Wil Blades Duo, The Main Pub, Manchester, CT
7/6/2012Billy MartinBilly Martin & Wil Blades Duo, Club Passim, Cambridge, MA
7/7/2012Billy MartinBilly Martin & Wil Blades Duo, The Colony Cafe, Woodstock, NY
7/8/2012Billy MartinBilly Martin & Wil Blades Duo, Club Metronome, Burlington, VT
7/10/2012Billy MartinBilly Martin & Wil Blades Duo, The Abbey Bar, Harrisburg, PA
7/11/2012Billy MartinBilly Martin & Wil Blades Duo, 8x10, Baltimore, MD
7/12/2012Billy MartinBilly Martin & Wil Blades Duo, Triumph Brewing Company, New Hope, PA
7/13/2012Billy MartinBilly Martin & Wil Blades Duo, Sullivan Hall, New York, NY
10/19/2012Billy MartinShapeShifter Lab, Brooklyn, NY
11/3/2012Billy MartinBilly Martin & Wil Blades Duo, Blue Nile, New Orleans, LA
11/4/2012Billy MartinBilly Martin & Wil Blades Duo, Duling Hall, Jackson, MSNo Setlist Available109:37127196 t s
11/5/2012Billy MartinBilly Martin & Wil Blades Duo, Proud Larry's, Oxford, MS
11/6/2012Billy MartinBilly Martin & Wil Blades Duo, Alabama Music Box, Mobile, AL
11/8/2012Billy MartinBilly Martin & Wil Blades Duo, The Melting Point, Athens, GA
11/9/2012Billy MartinBilly Martin & Wil Blades Duo, Five Spot, Atlanta, GA
11/10/2012Billy Martin

Billy Martin & Wil Blades Duo, Bear Creek Music & Art Festival, Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park, Live Oak, FLOne Set Only: Unknown, Pick Pocket, Mean Greens, Deep In A Fried Pickle, Unknown, Little Shimmy, Sketchy#; # with Skerik (saxophone), Natalie Cressman (trombone) & Will Benard (guitar)71:00127197 t s
11/11/2012Billy Martin

Billy Martin & Wil Blades Duo, Bear Creek Music & Art Festival, Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park, Live Oak, FL
11/16/2012Billy MartinShapeShifter Lab, Brooklyn, NY
11/17/2012Billy MartinBilly Martin & Wil Blades Duo, The Great Hall, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
11/27/2012Billy MartinBilly Martin & Wil Blades Duo, SPACE, Evanston, ILSet 1:Sketchy, Unknown, Les And Eddie, Deep In A Fried Pickle; Set 2: Pick Pocket, Mean Greens, Give, 32nd Street#, The Way You Make Me Feel#; Encore: Little Shimmy#; # with Jeff Parker on guitar122:40127198 t s
11/28/2012Billy MartinBilly Martin & Wil Blades Duo, Lunatio del Auditorio Nacional, Mecixo City, Mexico
11/29/2012Billy MartinBilly Martin & Wil Blades Duo, Barreamericano, Guadalajara, Mexico
11/30/2012Billy MartinLa Rua Backyard, Concert Hall, Aguascalientes, Mexico
12/4/2012Billy MartinAngel Orensanz Foundation (Benefit for The Under_Line), New York, NY
12/21/2012Billy MartinWicked Knee, ShapeShifter Lab, Brooklyn, NY

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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