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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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January 2016 30
February 2016 4 5 26
March 2016 3 24 25 26 27 28 31
April 2016 1 5 6 7 8 9 10 18 20 22 23 24 25 28 29 30
May 2016 6 8 21 27
June 2016 7 12
July 2016 1 2 3 9 15 18 19 20 27 28
August 2016 9 13 20 26
September 2016 29 30
October 2016 1 3 4 19 20 21
December 2016 3 4 10 21 22 23 28 29

2016
Date Artist Venue Setlist Time Links
1/30/2016John MedeskiDRKWAV, Seaside Sessions, Miami Beach, FL
2/4/2016John MedeskiJohn Medeski Trio, Johnny D's, Somerville, MAOne Set Only: Unknown, Sun Song, Vashkar, Mystic, Arcadia, Unknown, Continuum, Peckstein Sonne; Encore: Trane; with Dave Fiuczynski & Calvin Weston107:31 107:31 107:28 107:28t t t t
2/5/2016John MedeskiBerk Recital Hall, Berklee College of Music, Boston, MAPlanet MicroJam Microtonal Organ Clinic with John Medeski, Calvin Weston, and David Fiuczynski
2/26/2016John MedeskiJohnny Vidacovich & John Medeski, Maple Leaf, New Orleans, LA
3/3/2016John MedeskiThe Trio featuring Johnny Vidacovich & Special Guests, Maple Leaf, New Orleans, LA
3/24/2016John MedeskiThe Word, Byron Bay Bluesfest, Tyagarah, New South Wales, Australia
3/25/2016John MedeskiThe Word, Byron Bay Bluesfest, Tyagarah, New South Wales, Australia
3/26/2016John MedeskiThe Word, Byron Bay Bluesfest, Tyagarah, New South Wales, Australia
3/27/2016John MedeskiThe Word, The Factory, Marrickville, Australia
3/28/2016John MedeskiThe Word, The Corner, Richmond Vic, Australia
3/31/2016John MedeskiKumamoto Harmony Hall, Kumamoto, Japan
4/1/2016John MedeskiShibuya WWW, Tokyo, Japan2 Shows; Late Show: Unknown, Down On Me, Unknown, Unknown, Unknown; Encore: Hey Joe91:10 90:25t t
4/5/2016John MedeskiJohn Scofield Quartet, The Blue Note, New York, NY
4/6/2016John MedeskiJohn Scofield Quartet, The Blue Note, New York, NY
4/7/2016John MedeskiJohn Scofield Quartet, The Blue Note, New York, NY
4/8/2016John MedeskiJohn Scofield Quartet, The Blue Note, New York, NY
4/9/2016John MedeskiJohn Scofield Quartet, The Blue Note, New York, NY
4/10/2016John MedeskiJohn Scofield Quartet, The Blue Note, New York, NY
4/18/2016John MedeskiJohn Zorn's Bagatelles with Kenny Wollesen, Scott Colley & Nate Smith, The Stone, New York, NY
4/20/2016John MedeskiAntibalas with special guest John Medeski, Brooklyn Bowl, Brooklyn, NY
4/22/2016John MedeskiThe Word, Lyric Theatre, Birmingham, ALOne Set Only: Without God, New Word Order, Keep Your Lamp Trimmed and Burning, Come By Here, Soul Food I, Chocolate Cowboy, Glory Glory (with vocals) > Early In The Moanin' Time (with "Washboard Jam") > Unknown/Improv, When I See The Blood (with vocals) > Unknown/Improv, I'll Take You There (with vocals); Encore: Call Him By His Name, Joyful Sounds > Unknown/Improv ("Angel Jam"?) > Play All Day; # whole show with Stephen Ray Ladson on bass and vocals138:15 138:49t t
4/23/2016John MedeskiThe Word, SweetWater 420 Fest, Atlanta, GA
4/24/2016John MedeskiThe Word, Joy Theater, New Orleans, LA
4/25/2016John MedeskiMad Skillet, The Little Gem Saloon's Ramp Room, New Orleans, LASet 1: Briar Patch, Unknown, Blister, Mojet, Unknown; Set 2: Inside Straight, 571, Unknown, Adele, Baby Goats, Awanna, Wiggly's Way; John Medeski (organ, piano), Will Bernard (guitar), Terence Higgins (drums) & Kirk Joseph (sousaphone)151:08 151:04t u u
4/28/2016John MedeskiThe M & Ms, One Eyed Jack's, New Orleans, LA
4/29/2016John MedeskiLast Waltz New Orleans, Saenger Theatre, New Orleans, LA
4/29/2016John MedeskiWorship My Organ, Maison, New Orleans, LAwith John Medeski subbing for Marco Benevento43:48u
4/30/2016John MedeskiLast Waltz New Orleans, Saenger Theatre, New Orleans, LA
4/30/2016John Medeskid.b.a., New Orleans, LAwith Stanton Moore & Skerik
5/6/2016John MedeskiJohn Zorn's Bagatelles with Dave Fiuczynski & Calvin Weston, The Stone, New York, NY
5/8/2016John MedeskiA Celebration Of the music of Sister Rosetta Tharpe, New York Guitar Festival, New York, NY
5/21/2016John MedeskiJohn Zorn's Simulacrum, Festival International de Musique Actuelle de Victoriaville (FIMAV), Victoriaville, Quebec, Canada
5/27/2016John MedeskiPhil Lesh & Friends, The Capitol Theatre, Port Chester, NYSet 1: Franklin's Tower, The Weight, Alabama Getaway > Blue Sky, Bird Song > All Along The Watchtower; Set 2: Mason's Children > Mountains Of The Moon > St. Stephen > Unbroken Chain > Spots Of Time > End Of The Line, Stella Blue; Encore: Donor Rap, Goin' Down The Road Feeling Bad190:24 188:00t t
6/7/2016John MedeskiRyan Montbleau Band, Benefit for New Yorkers For Clean Power, Brooklyn Bowl, Brooklyn, NYOne Set Only: Intro > Let It Slide, Hot Coffee In A Paper Cup, I Can't Wait, Pacing Like Prince, Your Time Is Gonna Come; Ryan Montbleau (guitar, vocals), Marc Friedman (bass), John Medeski (keys), Will Bernard (guitar), Eric Kalb (drums), Jay Rodriguez (sax, flute), Elise Testone (vocals)45:09 44:56t t
6/7/2016John Medeski & Billy MartinMago, Benefit for New Yorkers For Clean Power, Brooklyn Bowl, Brooklyn, NYOne Set Only: Crustaceatron, Baby Goats, Improv > Improv > Wiggly's Way*, Fuck You Guys*; # with Will Bernard & DJ Logic for the entire show; * with Jay Rodriguez??? on sax50:55t
6/12/2016John MedeskiBearsville Theater, Woodstock, NY
7/1/2016John MedeskiDRKWAV, The Independent, San Francisco, CA
7/2/2016John MedeskiDRKWAV, High Sierra Music Festival, Quincy, CA
7/3/2016John MedeskiDRKWAV, High Sierra Music Festival, Quincy, CA
7/9/2016John MedeskiMad Skillet, Soho Factory, Warsaw, Poland
7/15/2016John MedeskiClub d'Elf, BSP Kingston, Kingston, NY
7/18/2016John MedeskiIcehouse<, Minneapolis, MNwith Todd Clouser + JT Bates
7/19/2016John MedeskiPrivate Music Mission Event, Saint Paul, MNwith Todd Clouser
7/19/2016John MedeskiClinic at Macphail Music School, Minneapolis, MNwith Todd Clouser
7/20/2016John MedeskiRed Herring, Duluth, MNwith Todd Clouser + JT Bates
7/27/2016John MedeskiMad Skillet, Alte Feuerwache, Mannheim, Germany
7/28/2016John MedeskiMad Skillet, Winzer Krems, Krems An Der Donau, Austria
8/9/2016John MedeskiJohn Zorn's Bagatelles, Village Vanguard, New York, NY
8/13/2016John MedeskiWoodstock Sessions at Applehead Recording, Saugerties, NY
8/20/2016John MedeskiClub d'Elf, The Westcott Theater, Syracuse, NY
8/26/2016John MedeskiClub d'Elf, The Falcon, Marlboro, NY
9/29/2016John MedeskiMardi Gras World, New Orleans, LA
9/30/2016John MedeskiFoundation Of Funk, Bear Creek Bayou Music Festival, Mardi Gras World, New Orleans, LAOne Set Only: 9 'Til 5, Unknown, Pungee, Good Old Funky Music#, Funky Miracle, Stormy > Chug Chug Chug-A-Lug (Push and Shove), Rolling Stone, What'cha Say, Cissy Strut > Cardova, Cabbage Alley, Ain't No Use (To Cut You Loose); # with Pee Wee Ellis (saxophone); George Porter Jr. (bass, vocals), Zigaboo Modeliste (drums, vocals), Eddie Roberts (guitar), John Medeski (organ & keyboards)7:30 93:02 8:17 6:57 7:31 5:28 92:28u u u u u
9/30/2016John MedeskiThe Floozies Funk Court, Bear Creek Bayou Music Festival After Party, Republic, New Orleans, LASet 1:Unknown#*, Unknown#*+, Unknown#*+^, Unknown#*+^, Unknown#*+^, Unknown#*+^, Serpentine Fire#*+^, Wanted Dead Or Alive Jam#*+^; Set 2: Fat Bottomed Girls, Unknown, Butt Rock, Unknown*, Unknown*+, Funky Jesus#^, Flashlight#^, Unknown#^, Unknown#, Unknown#*+, Unknown#*+^, Unknown#*+^; # with Jesus Coomes; * with Ryan Zoidis; + with Skerik; ^ with John Medeski; The Floozies: Matt Hill (guitar, samples & beats) & Mark Hill (drums); Funk Court: John Medeski (keyboards), Skerik (saxophone), Ryan Zoidis (saxophone) & Jesus Coomes (bass)117:20u u u
10/1/2016John MedeskiFoundation Of Funk, Bear Creek Bayou Music Festival, Mardi Gras World, New Orleans, LAOne Set Only: Cissy Strut > Cardova > Here Comes The Meter Man > You've Got To Change (You've Got To Reform), Zig Me, People Say#, What'cha Say#, Meters Jam, Hey Pocky Way, Cabbage Alley, Ain't No Use (To Cut You Loose); # with Khris Royal (saxophone); * with Skerik (saxophone); George Porter Jr. (bass, vocals), Zigaboo Modeliste (drums, vocals), Eddie Roberts (guitar), John Medeski (organ & keyboards)88:04 10:43 87:13u
10/3/2016John MedeskiThe Jazz Kitchen, Indianapolis, IN
10/4/2016John MedeskiThe Jazz Kitchen, Indianapolis, IN
10/19/2016John MedeskiJohn Medeski with The Campbell Brothers, Le Poisson Rouge, New York, NY
10/20/2016John Medeski & Billy MartinMedeski, Martin & Cline with Chris Lightcap, Steven Bernstein & Julian Lage, Le Poisson Rouge, New York, NYOne Set Only: Improv ("Chris Wood's Lower Intestine"), Improv (Untitled)105:16 105:16 105:17 105:17t t t t
10/21/2016John Medeski & Billy MartinMedeski, Martin, & Mad Skillet, Hangtown Music Festival, Placerville, CAOne Set Only: Inside Straight > Open Improv > Adele > Baby Goats, Blister > Drums, Wiggly's Way, Dead Dog In The Street81:11t
12/3/2016John MedeskiJohn Zorn's Simulacrum, Bestia Festival, Mexico City, Mexico
12/4/2016John MedeskiBestia Festival, Mexico City, Mexico
12/10/2016John MedeskiWarren Haynes Presents: The Christmas Jam - George Porter Jr. and Friends, US Cellular Center, Asheville, NCOne Set Only: Doodle-Oop (The World Is A Bit Under The Weather), Just Kissed My Baby# > He Bite Me (The Dragon), Sugaree* > Iko Iko*; # with Marcus King (guitar); * with Bob Weir (guitar, vocals); George Porter Jr. (bass, vocals), Branford Marsalis (saxophone), Eric Krasno (guitar), John Medeski (keyboards), Terence Higgins (drums)41:19 41:28 40:53 39:39 40:40 41:48 41:10t t t t t t t
12/10/2016John MedeskiWarren Haynes Presents: The Christmas Jam - Michael McDonald, US Cellular Center, Asheville, NCOne Set Only: Freedom Highway, Sweet Freedom, I Keep Forgettin'#, What A Fool Believes, Takin' It To The Streets*; # with Branford Marsalis (saxophone); * with Eric Krasno (guitar); Michael McDonald (keyboards, vocals), Audley Freed (guitar), John Medeski (keyboards), Don Was (bass), Terence Higgins (drums) 25:20 24:44 25:06t t t
12/10/2016John MedeskiWarren Haynes Presents: The Christmas Jam - The Last Waltz Band, US Cellular Center, Asheville, NCOne Set Only: Up On Cripple Creek, The Shape I'm In, Stage Fright, Georgia On My Mind, The Weight#*, Ophelia, It Makes No Difference, Helpless+, Mannish Boy^, Further On Up The Road^, King Harvest (Has Surely Come), The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down; # with Bob Weir (guitar, vocals; * with Alison Krauss (vocals); + with Alison Krauss (fiddle); ^ with Smoky Greenwell (harmonica) & "Steady Rollin'" Bob Margolin (guitar, vocals); Warren Haynes (guitar, vocals), Michael McDonald (keys, vocals), Don Was (bass), Jamey Johnson (acoustic guitar, vocals), John Medeski (organ), Terence Higgins (drums), Howard Johnson & The Levee Horns72:46 72:40 73:06 68:07 71:57 72:47t t t t t t
12/21/2016John MedeskiSimulacrum, The Stone, New York, NY
12/22/2016John MedeskiSimulacrum, The Stone, New York, NY
12/23/2016John MedeskiSimulacrum, The Stone, New York, NY
12/28/2016John MedeskiZeppelin Bowl, Brooklyn Bowl, Brooklyn, NY
12/29/2016John MedeskiGalactic: Late Night NYC with special guest John Medeski, Playstation Theater, New York, 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