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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 >

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1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018

January 2017 13 14 21 23 24 25 27 28 29 31
February 2017 2 3 4 9 10 11 12
March 2017 24 25 30
April 2017 2 3 5 6 8 21 22 30
May 2017 1 2 3 5 6 7
June 2017 8 9 10 11 15 18 24 25 29 30
July 2017 22 23 29
August 2017 4 5 6 9 19
September 2017 2
October 2017 4 6 7 8 10 11 12 14 15 17 18 19 21 22 23 25 26
November 2017 2 4

2017
Date Artist Venue Setlist Time Links
1/13/2017John MedeskiClub d'Elf CD Release Party with special guest John Medeski, Columbus Theatre, Providence, RISet 1: Mogador, Hegaz, Masada, Zeed Al Maal, A Toy For A Boy; Set 2: Power Plant, Gator, Hungry Ghosts, Berber Song, Sidi Rabi144:03LMA
1/14/2017John MedeskiClub d'Elf CD Release Party with special guest John Medeski, Club Helsinki, Hudson, NYSet 1: Power Plant, Life Of The Mind, Salvia, Big Light In The Sky, Slowly Fading Out Of Sight, Pacing Like Prince; Set 2: Masada, Zeed Al Maal, The Tingler, Berber Song151:58LMA
1/21/2017John MedeskiThe Last Waltz 40 Tour, Hard Rock Casino, Hollywood, FLSet 1: Up On Cripple Creek, The Shape I'm In, Stage Fright, Georgia On My Mind, Life Is A Carnival, It Makes No Difference, Down South In New Orleans#, This Wheel's On Fire# > Who Do You Love, King Harvest (Has Surely Come), The Night They Drove Dixie Down; Set 2: Ophelia > Caravan, Helpless, Mystery Train#, Mannish Boy+, Caledonia Mission+, Rag Mama Rag, Forever Young, The Weight* > I Shall Be Released*; Encore: Don't Do It; # with Dave Malone (guitar, vocals); + with Bob Margolin (guitar, vocals), John Medeski moves to keys & Micheal McDonald leaves stage; * everyone back on stage145:21t
1/23/2017John MedeskiThe Last Waltz 40 Tour, Ruth Eckerd Hall, Clearwater, FL
1/24/2017John MedeskiThe Last Waltz 40 Tour, Symphony Hall at Woodruff Arts Center, Atlanta, GASet 1: Up On Cripple Creek, Shape I'm In, Stage Fright, Georgia On My Mind, Life Is A Carnival, It Makes No Difference, Down South In New Orleans*, This Wheel's On Fire*, Who Do You Love, King Harvest, The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down; Set 2: Chest Fever, Ophelia > Caravan, Helpless, Mystery Train*, Rag Mama Rag, Mannish Boy+, Caledonia Mission+, Forever Young, The Weight, I Shall Be Released; Encore: Such A Night, Don't Do It; * with Dave Malone (guitar, vocals); + with Bob Margolin (guitar, vocals) & John Medeski moves to keys and Michael McDonald leaves stage; Warren Haynes (guitar, vocals), Michael McDonald (keys, vocals), Jamey Johnson (guitar, vocals), John Medeski (organ, keys), Don Was (bass), Terence Higgins (drums) & Mark Mullins & The Levee Horns160:52t
1/25/2017John MedeskiThe Last Waltz 40 Tour, Ryman Auditorium, Nashville, TNSet 1: Up On Cripple Creek, Shape I'm In, Stage Fright, Georgia On My Mind*, Life Is A Carnival*, It Makes No Difference, Down South In New Orleans*+, This Wheel's On Fire*+, Who Do You Love, King Harvest (Has Surely Come), The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down; Set 2: Chest Fever, Ophelia > Caravan, Helpless, Mystery Train*+, Rag Mama Rag, Mannish Boy*^, Further On Up The Road*^, Forever Young; Encore+ The Weight*+^, I Shall Be Released*+^; * with ? (harp); + with Dave Malone (guitar, vocals); ^ with Bob Margolin (guitar, vocals)149:28t
1/27/2017John MedeskiThe Last Waltz 40 Tour, Count Basie Theatre, Red Bank, NJ
1/28/2017John MedeskiThe Last Waltz 40 Tour, Orpheum Theatre, Boston, MASet 1: Up On Cripple Creek, The Shape I'm In, Stage Fright, It Makes No Difference, Life Is A Carnival, This Wheel's On Fire, Down South In New Orleans*, Who Do You Love, King Harvest (Has Surely Come), The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down; Set 2: Ophelia, Caravan, Helpless, Mystery Train, Manish Boy, Kind Hearted Woman Blues, Further On Up The Road, Forever Young, The Weight, I Shall Be Released; Encore: Chest Fever, Don't Do It; * with Ivan Neville152:50t
1/29/2017John MedeskiThe Last Waltz 40 Tour, Verizon Hall, Philadelphia, PASet 1: Up On Cripple Creek, The Shape I'm In, Stage Fright, Georgia On My Mind, Life Is A Carnival, It Makes No Difference, This Wheel's on Fire, Down South In New Orleans, Who Do You Love?, King Harvest (Has Surely Come), The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down; Set 2: The Genetic Method, Chest Fever, Ophelia, Caravan, Helpless, Mystery Train, Rag Mama Rag, Mannish Boy, Caldonia, Forever Young, The Weight, I Shall Be Released; Encore: Such A Night, Don't Do It161:10t
1/31/2017John MedeskiThe Last Waltz 40 Tour, Sony Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
2/2/2017John MedeskiThe Last Waltz 40 Tour, Palace Theatre, Cohoes, NY
2/3/2017John MedeskiThe Last Waltz 40 Tour, The Theatre at Westbury, Westbury, NYSet 1: Up On Cripple Creek, The Shape I'm In, Stage Fright, Georgia On My Mind, Life Is A Carnival, Makes No Difference, Down South In New Orleans, Who Do You Love, This Wheel's On Fire, King Harvest (Has Surely Come), The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down; Set 2: Chest Fever, Ophelia, Caravan, Helpless, Mystery Train, Rag Mama Rag, Mannish Boy, Caldonia, Forever Young, The Weight, I Shall Be Released, Such A Night, Don't Do It167:33t
2/4/2017John MedeskiThe Last Waltz 40 Tour, MGM National Harbor, Washington, DCSet 1: Up On Cripple Creek, The Shape I'm In, Stage Fright, Georgia On My Mind, Life Is A Carnival, It Makes No Difference, Down South In New Orleans+, Who Do You Love?+, This Wheel's on Fire, King Harvest (Has Surely Come), The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down; Set 2: Ophelia, Caravan, Helpless, Mystery Train+, Rag Mama Rag, Mannish Boy^, Kind Hearted Woman Blues^, Farther Up The Road^, Such A Night, Forever Young, The Weight^%, I Shall Be Released%; Encore: The Genetic Method%, Chest Fever%, Don't Do It%; * with Ivan Neville (keys, vocals); + with Cyril Neville (percussion, vocals); ^ with Bob Margolin (guitar, vocals); % with Garth Hudson (keys)178:59 178:35 178:35t t t
2/9/2017John MedeskiFoundations Of Funk, Boulder Theater, Boulder, COGeorge Porter Jr., Zigaboo Modeliste, John Medeski & Eddie Roberts
2/10/2017John MedeskiFoundations Of Funk, Ophelia's Electric Soapbox, Denver, COGeorge Porter Jr., Zigaboo Modeliste, John Medeski & Eddie Roberts
2/11/2017John MedeskiFoundations Of Funk, Cervantes' Masterpiece Ballroom, Denver, COGeorge Porter Jr., Zigaboo Modeliste, John Medeski & Eddie Roberts
2/12/2017John MedeskiMad Skillet, GroundUP Music Festival, Miami, FL
3/24/2017John MedeskiFunky Meters, Parker Playhouse, Fort Lauderdale, FL
3/25/2017John MedeskiFunky Meters, Miami Dade Cultural Arts, Cutler Ridge, FL
3/30/2017John MedeskiElbphilharmonie Hamburg, Hombourg, Francewith John Zorn
4/2/2017John MedeskiCité de la Musique, Paris, Francewith John Zorn
4/3/2017John MedeskiCarambolage, Bolzano, ItalySolo piano
4/5/2017John MedeskiJazzino, Cagliari, ItalySolo piano
4/6/2017John MedeskiCully Jazz Festival, Temple de Cully, Cully, SwitzerlandSolo piano & organ
4/8/2017John MedeskiBlue Note Club Poznan, Poznan, PolandSolo piano
4/21/2017John MedeskiBobby Previte's Rhapsody, Sainer Auditorium, New Music New College, Sarasota, FLRhapsody (Terminals Part II: In Transit), featuring Zeena Parkins, Nels Cline, Jen Shyu, John Medeski, Greg Osby & Bobby Previte
4/22/2017John MedeskiBobby Previte's Rhapsody, Sainer Auditorium, New Music New College, Sarasota, FLRhapsody (Terminals Part II: In Transit), featuring Zeena Parkins, Nels Cline, Jen Shyu, John Medeski, Greg Osby & Bobby Previte
4/30/2017John MedeskiNeon-Medeski, One Eyed Jack's, New Orleans, LAWith bassist MonoNeon
5/1/2017John MedeskiJohnny Vidacovich, John Medeski & Adam Deitch, Maple Leaf Bar, New Orleans, LALate Nite: 3:00-6:00 AM (technically Monday morning)LMA
5/2/2017John MedeskiNCF Funk Squad, Nola Crawfish Festival, New Orleans, LA
5/2/2017John MedeskiDRKWAV, The Blue Nile, New Orleans, LA
5/3/2017John MedeskiBlue Plate Special, d.b.a, New Orleans, LALate Nite: 2:00 AM (technically Wednesday morning); Will Bernard, John Medeski, Eric Kalb & Victor Little
5/3/2017John MedeskiJohnny Vidacovich & John Medeski, Maple Leaf Bar, New Orleans, LA
5/3/2017John MedeskiMad Skillet, Little Gem Saloon, New Orleans, LA
5/5/2017John MedeskiWorship My Organ, The Maison, New Orleans, LALate Nite: 1:45-5:30 AM (technically Saturday morning); Marco Benevento, John Medeski, Robert Walter, Skerik, Daru Jones & DJ Logic
5/6/2017John MedeskiNew Orleans Is Waiting For Columbus, Saenger Theatre, New Orleans, LA
5/7/2017John MedeskiLuther Dickinson & Special Guests: Johnny Vidacovich & John Medeski, Walter Anderson Museum Of Art, Ocean Springs, MSMusic Inspired by Walter Anderson's "Seven Climates of Ocean Springs"
6/8/2017John MedeskiHudson, Miner Auditorium, San Francisco, CA2 shows; Jack DeJohnette, Larry Grenadier, John Medeski & John Scofield
6/9/2017John MedeskiHudson, Lobero Theatre, Santa Barbara, CAJack DeJohnette, Larry Grenadier, John Medeski & John Scofield
6/10/2017John MedeskiHudson, Playboy Jazz Festival, Hollywood, CAJack DeJohnette, Larry Grenadier, John Medeski & John Scofield
6/11/2017John MedeskiHudson, Chautauqua Park, Boulder, COJack DeJohnette, Larry Grenadier, John Medeski & John Scofield
6/15/2017John MedeskiAuktyon, Le Poisson Rouge, Brooklyn, NY
6/18/2017John MedeskiHudson, Pittsburgh JazzLive International Festival, Pittsburgh, PAJack DeJohnette, Larry Grenadier, John Medeski & John Scofield
6/24/2017John MedeskiHudson, National Arts Centre, Ottawa, Ontario, CanadaJack DeJohnette, Larry Grenadier, John Medeski & John Scofield
6/25/2017John MedeskiHudson, Freihofer's Saratoga Jazz Festival, Saratoga Springs, NYJack DeJohnette, Larry Grenadier, John Medeski & John Scofield
6/29/2017John MedeskiHudson, TD Toronto Jazz Festival, Toronto, Ontario, CanadaJack DeJohnette, Larry Grenadier, John Medeski & John Scofield
6/30/2017John MedeskiHudson, Festival International de Jazz de Montréal (Montreal Jazz Festival), Maison symphonique de Montréal, Montréal, Quebec, CanadaJack DeJohnette, Larry Grenadier, John Medeski & John Scofield
7/22/2017John MedeskiJohn ZornŐs Simulacrum, Saint Vitus, Brooklyn, NY
7/23/2017John Medeski & Billy MartinMedeski, Martin, Benevento, Cline & Rykman, F.A.R.M. Fest, Hammonton, NJ
7/29/2017John MedeskiTedeschi Trucks Band, Red Rocks Amphitheater, Morrison, CO
8/4/2017John MedeskiJohn ZornŐs Simulacrum, The Stone at The New School, New York, NY
8/5/2017John MedeskiJohn ZornŐs Simulacrum, The Stone at The New School, New York, NY
8/6/2017John MedeskiHudson, Newport Jazz Festival, Newport, RIJack DeJohnette, John Scofield, John Medeski & Larry Grenadier
8/6/2017John MedeskiNewport Jazz Festival, Newport, RISolo piano
8/9/2017John MedeskiSex Mob, City Winery, New York, NY
8/19/2017John MedeskiNorth Mississippi All Stars, Chenango Blues Festival, Norwich, NY
9/2/2017John MedeskiHudson, Detroit Jazz Festival, Harper Woods, MIJack DeJohnette, John Scofield, John Medeski & Larry Grenadier
10/4/2017John MedeskiHudson, Bardavon 1869 Opera House, Poughkeepsie, NYJack DeJohnette, John Scofield, John Medeski & Larry Grenadier
10/6/2017John MedeskiHudson, Rose Theater, New York, NYJack DeJohnette, John Scofield, John Medeski & Larry Grenadier
10/7/2017John MedeskiHudson, Rose Theater, New York, NYJack DeJohnette, John Scofield, John Medeski & Larry Grenadier
10/8/2017John MedeskiHudson, Berklee Performance Center, Boston, MAJack DeJohnette, John Scofield, John Medeski & Larry Grenadier
10/10/2017John MedeskiHudson, The Hamilton, Washington, DCJack DeJohnette, John Scofield, John Medeski & Larry Grenadier
10/11/2017John MedeskiHudson, Ardmore Music Hall, Ardmore, PAJack DeJohnette, John Scofield, John Medeski & Larry Grenadier
10/12/2017John MedeskiHudson, Xavier University Jazz Series, Cincinnati, OHJack DeJohnette, John Scofield, John Medeski & Larry Grenadier
10/14/2017John MedeskiHudson, Sheldon Arts Center, St Louis, MOJack DeJohnette, John Scofield, John Medeski & Larry Grenadier
10/15/2017John MedeskiHudson, Yardley Hall, Overland Park, KSJack DeJohnette, John Scofield, John Medeski & Larry Grenadier
10/17/2017John MedeskiHudson, Jack Singer Concert Hall, Calgary, Alberta, CanadaJack DeJohnette, John Scofield, John Medeski & Larry Grenadier
10/18/2017John MedeskiHudson, Chan Center, Vancouver, British Columbia, CanadaJack DeJohnette, John Scofield, John Medeski & Larry Grenadier
10/19/2017John MedeskiHudson, Moore Theatre, Seattle, WAJack DeJohnette, John Scofield, John Medeski & Larry Grenadier
10/21/2017John MedeskiHudson, Mondavi Center, Davis, CAJack DeJohnette, John Scofield, John Medeski & Larry Grenadier
10/22/2017John MedeskiHudson, The Green Music Center, Rohnert Park, CAJack DeJohnette, John Scofield, John Medeski & Larry Grenadier
10/23/2017John MedeskiHudson, Newmark Theatre, Portland, ORJack DeJohnette, John Scofield, John Medeski & Larry Grenadier
10/25/2017John MedeskiHudson, Piper Theatre, Mesa, AZJack DeJohnette, John Scofield, John Medeski & Larry Grenadier
10/26/2017John MedeskiHudson, KiMo Theatre, Albuquerque, NMJack DeJohnette, John Scofield, John Medeski & Larry Grenadier
11/2/2017John MedeskiJohn Zorn's Nova Express, Jazz Fest Sarajevo, Sarajevo, Bosnia And Herzegovina
11/2/2017John MedeskiJohn Zorn's Simulacrum, Jazz Fest Sarajevo, Sarajevo, Bosnia And Herzegovina
11/4/2017John MedeskiJohn Zorn's Nova Express, November Music, 'S Hertogenbosch, Netherlands
11/4/2017John MedeskiJohn Zorn's Simulacrum, November Music, 'S Hertogenbosch, Netherlands

  205 ticket stubs, 391 posters, 21 photos.

1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018


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