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Last updated April 16, 2018  13:18 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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March 2001 30
April 2001 6 12 19 28
May 2001 1 2 5 24
June 2001 22 23 29
July 2001 1
August 2001 3 25
September 2001 18 21 22 23
October 2001 5 18 25 31
November 2001 24
December 2001 1 8 30 31

2001
Date Artist Venue Setlist Time Links
3/30/2001MMWJames Madison University, Convocation Center, Harrisonburg, VAOne Set Only: Philly Cheese Blunt > Open Improv > Start/Stop > Improv/Unknown(?) > Bass/DJ/Drums Outro > Hey-Hee-Hi-Ho > Third Stone From The Sun > Acht O'Clock Rock > Drum Solo > The Lover > Partido Alto, Big Time > Drum Solo; Encore: Bubblehouse; # with DJ Logic from Start/Stop through end of show105:0834640 t t s
4/6/2001MMW
Fillmore Auditorium, Denver, COOne Set Only: Open Intro > The Dropper > Sequel > Big Time > Partido Alto > Bone Digger > Spy Kiss > Is There Anybody Here That Love My Jesus > Third Stone From The Sun > Drum Solo > Drums'n'Bass > Shacklyn Knights > Hey-Hee-Hi-Ho; Encore: Felic# > Bubblehouse#^; # with Karl Denson on sax & Jay Rodriguez on percussion; ^ lacks opening; begins during jam section; Karl Denson's Tiny Universe opened for MMW101:423892 t s
4/12/2001MMWParamount Theater, Seattle, WAOne Set Only: Open Improv > The Dropper > Bone Digger > We Are Rolling > Big Time > Note Bleu# > Open Improv#* > Blue Pepper#* > Improv#* > Improv#*; Encore: Bubblehouse; # with Skerik; * with Karl Denson & violinist Eyvind Kang; Karl Denson's Tiny Universe opened for MMW88:0829638 t t s
4/19/2001MMWSanta Cruz Civic Auditorium, Santa Cruz, CAOne Set Only: Shack > Unknown > We Are Rolling, Big Time > Third Stone From The Sun, Hermeto's Daydream, Start/Stop > Note Bleu > Partido Alto; Encore: Crosstown Traffic#; # with Karl Denson; Karl Denson's Tiny Universe opened for MMW93:594222 s
4/28/2001MMWRialto Theater, Tucson, AZSet 1: Open Improv > Improv > Partido Alto, Big Time > The Dropper > Is There Anybody Here That Love My Jesus > Gonzo; Set 2: Start/Stop > Drum Outro > Hey-Hee-Hi-Ho, Bone Digger, Note Bleu > Bass Solo > Shacklyn Knights > Coconut Boogaloo > Macha > Wiggly's Way, Syeeda's Song Flute > Hey Joe; Encore: Crosstown Traffic; # with special guest Brahim Fribgane throughout the entire show148:296153 t s
5/1/2001MMWDeep Elum Live, Dallas, TXSet 1: We Are Rolling > Is There Anybody Here That Love My Jesus > Coconut Boogaloo, The Dropper > The Lover > Bass Solo > Shacklyn Knights > Open Improv > Partido Alto; Set 2: Macha, Note Bleu > Open Improv# > Hermeto's Daydream# > Brigas Nunca Mais > Big Time > Drum Solo > Toy Dancing > Crosstown Traffic > Hey Joe > Chubb Sub; Encore: Bass Solo > Swamp Road; # with "Bad Ass" Dominick Placco on trumpet (bus driver); with DJ Rodriguez (not sure when?)162:40 163:164255 28936 t t s
5/2/2001MMWStubb's Bar-B-Q, Austin, TXSet 1: The Dropper > Hey-Hee-Hi-Ho, Jelly Belly > Drum Solo, Note Bleu > Bass Solo > Afrique, Acht O'Clock Rock; Set 2: We Are Rolling > Bone Digger#, Third Stone From The Sun (with Drum Solo) > Wiggly's Way > Hey Joe, Bass Solo > Shacklyn Knights > Big Time; Encore: Blue Pepper; # with Dominick Placco (bus driver) on trumpet141:367413 t s
5/5/2001MMW
State Palace Theatre, New Orleans, LAOne Set Only: Big Time > Intro Improv > The Dropper > Bone Digger > Felic# > Note Bleu > We Are Rolling > Drum Solo > Shacklyn Knights > Bass Solo, Bemsha Swing/Lively Up Yourself*, Wiggly's Way*, Where's Sly?*, Third Stone From The Sun* > I Wann Be Like You Improv*, Moti Mo*, Blue Pepper*; Encore 1: Bubblehouse*; Encore 2: Swamp Road+; # with Dominick Placco (trumpet); * with Michael Ray (trumpet), Mark McGrain (trombone), Roger Lewis (baritone sax), Clarence Johnson III (tenor Sax); + with acoustic outro; Critters Buggin opened for MMW151:43 148:19 151:444544 t 4056 t s
5/24/2001MMWZiggy's, Winston-Salem, NCSet 1: Improv > Improv > Drum Solo > Macha > Start/Stop > The Dropper, Crosstown Traffic; Set 2: Big Time > We Are Rolling, Ancora, Bone Digger > Hey-Hee-Hi-Ho, Acht O' Clock Rock, Bass Solo > Shacklyn Knights, Moti Mo# > Toy Dancing# > Partido Alto# > Piano Intro > Tubby# > Chubb Sub#; Encore: Wiggly's Way#; # with Oliver Wood (guitar)145:2428538 t -4274- s
6/22/2001MMWCape Cod Melody Tent, Hyannis, MASet 1: Philly Cheese Blunt > Bass'n'Tam > Shacklyn Knights > Open Intro > The Dropper > Just Like I Pictured It, Brigas Nunca Mais > Buster Rides Again > Drum Solo; Set 2: Big Time > Hey-Hee-Hi-Ho, Bone Digger, Organ Intro > Note Bleu#, Toy Dancing#, Crosstown Traffic#; Encore: Swamp Road; # with John Dirac (Either Orchestra) on guitar116:1626824 t t -5973- s
6/23/2001MMWBoston Globe Jazz & Blues Festival, Fleet Boston Pavilion, Boston, MAOne Set Only: Wiggly's Way > Acht O'Clock Rock, Big Time > Open Improv > We Are Rolling > Bone Digger, Spy Kiss# > Start/Stop#*, Partido Alto#*+ > The Dropper#*+ > Third Stone Intro > Bass Solo > Third Stone From The Sun#*+ > Drum Solo; Encore: Blue Pepper#+; # with DJ Logic; * with Brahim Fribgane (hand drums); + with John Scofield97:23 99:014639 t 126845 t s
6/29/2001MMWFestival International de Jazz de Montréal (Montreal Jazz Festival), Métropolis, Montréal, Quebec, CanadaOne Set Only: Open Improv/Intro > Bone Digger > Big Time > Coconut Boogaloo# > Jelly Belly# > Drum Solo, Is There Anybody Here That Love My Jesus# > Outro Improv# > Felic# > Open Improv > The Dropper#*, Partido Alto#*, A Go Go#*, Hottentot#* > Guitar Outro, Note Bleu#* > Bass Solo > Third Stone From The Sun#*; Encore: Crosstown Traffic#*; # with DJ Logic; * with John Scofield126:045589 s
7/1/2001MMW
Gathering of the Vibes, Red Hook, NYOne Set Only: The Lover > Big Time > The Dropper > We Are Rolling > Wiggly's Way#* > Grandma's Hands#*, Hottentot*+, Sweet Home Chicago+^; # with Bruce Hornsby (keys & vocals); * with DJ Logic; + with John Scofield; ^ with Buddy Miles (drums & vocals)77:13 71:27 71:125060 4550 126962 t -5203- s
8/3/2001John MedeskiThe Word, Lupo's Heartbreak Hotel, Providence, RIOne Set Only: Untitled, Joyful Sounds, Blood On That Rock, Without God, Call Him By His Name, Keep Your Lamp Trimmed & Burning, Waiting On My Wings#, I Shall Not Be Moved, I'll Fly Away, Voodoo Chile (Slight Return); Encore: Inner City Blues (Makes Me Wanna Holler); # with Cody Dickinson on Electric Washboard; not verified-4934- s
8/25/2001MMW23rd International Jazz Festival, Saalfelden, AustriaOne Set Only: Open Improv#* > The Dropper#*, Partido Alto#, Bass Solo > Shacklyn Knights > Drum Solo, Big Time > Felic#* > We Are Rolling#* > Note Bleu#* > Open Intro#* > Angel Race (I'll Wait For You)#*; Encore: Bubblehouse#*; # with Marc Ribot (guitar); * with Marshall Allen (horns)85:14 40:4312422 t s
9/18/2001MMWTonic, New York, NYOne Set Only: Improv, Improv, Smoke, Improv, Improv#; Encore: Think#; # with DJ Logic & Cyro Baptista; Opened for John Zorn's Emergency!91:356499 t s
9/21/2001MMWFlorida Music Harvest-Spirit of the Suwannee Music, Suwannee Music Park, Live Oak, FLOne Set Only: The Dropper > Philly Cheese Blunt > Improv# > Jelly Belly# > Toy Dancing# > Improv# > Big Time# > Start/Stop# > Chubb Sub#; Encore: Bubblehouse#; # with DJ Logic89:376039 -5462- -5957- s
9/22/2001MMWMountain Oasis Music Festival, Van Hoy Campgrounds, Harmony, NCOne Set Only: Improv > Shacklyn Knights, Hey-Hee-Hi-Ho > Felic# > Spy Kiss#, Big Time# > Note Bleu# > Third Stone From The Sun# > Drum Solo > Think#, Blue Pepper# > No Ke Ano Ahiahi#, Night Marchers#; Encore: Gonzo#; # with DJ Logic107:4014480 t t s
9/23/2001MMWAsheville Music Zone, Asheville, NCSet 1: Open > Shack > Macha > Seven Deadlies > The Dropper > Just Like I Pictured It, Big Time; Set 2: Bone Digger# > Nostalgia In Times Square/Angel Race (I'll Wait For You)# > Start/Stop# > Wiggly's Way#, Bass Solo, Shacklyn Knights# > Night Marchers# > We're So Happy, Everyday People, Sugar Craft#; # with DJ Logic148:02 147:465855 31850 t s
10/5/2001MMWState Theater, Portland, MESet 1: Improv > The Lover, Think, Big Time > Felic > Drum Solo > Blue Pepper; Set 2: Toy Dancing, Smoke, Fire > The Dropper#, Jelly Belly > Drum Solo > Partido Alto, Start/Stop*, Shacklyn Knights, Hey Joe; Encore: Gonzo; # with DJ RPM (also spun before show and between sets)144:095853 -5571- s
10/18/2001MMWThe O'Shaughnessy, St. Paul, MNSet 1: Chanting#, Unknown, Think, Shacklyn Knights, Felic, Is There Anybody Here That Love My Jesus, Big Time; Set 2: Acht O'Clock Rock, The Dropper, Shack > The Lover, Bass Solo, Swamp Road, Macha > Wiggly's Way, Third Stone From The Sun, Bone Digger, Afrique, Blue Pepper; Encore: Bubblehouse; # with Johnny Thundercloud & Brothers151:456228 s
10/25/2001MMWElectric Factory, Philadelphia, PASet 1: Improv, Improv, Macha, Note Bleu, Third Stone From The Sun > Drum Solo > We Are Rolling, Jelly Belly; Set 2: Improv# > Blue Pepper#, The Dropper, Wiggly's Way, Big Time > Bass Solo > Shacklyn Knights, Felic, Partido Alto, Fire > Smoke; Encore: Chubb Sub; # with Calvin Weston on drums139:4326116 s
10/31/2001MMWBeacon Theater, New York, NYSet 1: Open Improv > Improv > Improv > Improv, Think > Bass Solo > Shacklyn Knights > Blue Pepper > Open Improv; Set 2: Percussion Procession+, Percussion Improv+ > Dracula+, Improv > We Are Rolling > Fire > Smoke > Drum Solo > Big Time > Jelly Belly^; Encore: Bass Solo > Gonzo, Bubblehouse; # with Marc Ribot from Think to end of show (except Gonzo); * with Kid Koala and DJ P-Love from Dracula to end of show (except Gonzo); + with Whirligig Percussion Ensemble; ^ Going Home quotes at the start154:596158 t t -6647- s
11/24/2001MMWCoca-Cola Roxy Theater, Atlanta, GASet 1: Improv > Felic > I Wanna Ride You > Unknown, Is There Anybody Here That Love My Jesus, Big Time, Bass Solo > Shacklyn Knights; Set 2: Fire, Smoke, Bone Digger, Note Bleu, Bass Solo > Improv, Swamp Road, Jelly Belly# > Drum Solo > The Dropper# > Think#, Wiggly's Way#; Encore: Night Marchers; # with Oliver Wood on guitar; not verified141:169185 s
12/1/2001MMWFloyd's Music Store, Tallassee, FLOne Set Only: Open Improv, Improv > Coconut Boogaloo, The Dropper, Hey-Hee-Hi-Ho, Is There Anybody Here That Love My Jesus, Bass Solo > Shacklyn Knights, Latin Shuffle > Felic#, Lonely Avenue, Big Time, Fire; Encore: Bubblehouse; # with bus driver Dominick Placco on trumpet; not verifieds
12/8/2001MMWTipitina's, New Orleans, LASet 1: Improv > Uninvisible > Hey-Hee-Hi-Ho > Ten Dollar High > Think > Shacklyn Knights > Blue Pepper; Set 2: I Wanna Ride You > The Dropper > The Lover > Last Chance To Dance Trance (Perhaps) > Felic# > Spy Kiss > Toy Dancing, Fire, Smoke, Jelly Belly, Big Time; Encore: Swamp Road; # with Dominick Placco on trumpet149:43 6986 t s
12/30/2001MMWUmbria Jazz Festival, Teatro Mancinelli, Orvieto, ItalyOne Set Only: Chank > The Dropper, A Go Go, Southern Pacific, Hottentot, Hope Springs Eternal, Crosstown Traffic, Boozer; # with John Scofield97:53 10436 t s
12/31/2001MMWUmbria Jazz Festival, Teatro Mancinelli, Orvieto, ItalyOne Set Only: Improv > Shacklyn Knights > We Are Rolling* > The Dropper > Note Bleu, Pappy Check, Nostalgia In Times Square/Angel Race (I'll Wait For You) > Hey Joe; Encore: Crosstown Traffic; * unfinished; # with Marc Ribot for the entire show82:36 79:57 26839 26119 t t -9136- 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, 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, 2007-2018