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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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February 2004 28
April 2004 ## 30
May 2004 26
June 2004 13
September 2004 4 5
October 2004 31
November 2004 7 11 19 21

2004
Date Artist Venue Setlist Time Links
2/28/2004MMWThe Bowery Ballroom, New York, NYOne Set Only: Improv > Improv > Open Improv > Improv > Bass Solo > Open Improv > Mami Gato, New Planet# > Improv# > Drum Outro > Shine It#, Sasa#, Whiney Bitches#, Juanito#^, Curtis#, End Of The World Party#, Bloody Oil# > Drum Solo > Sugar Craft# > Open Improv# > Queen Bee# > No Ke Ano Ahiahi#; Encore: Night Marchers# > Uninvisible#; # with Marc Ribot; with DJ Logic for much of the show; ^ by Joe Bataan from the album "Subway Joe"; Music for America Benefit show; also on bill: Tarantula, DJ Logic150:04 23959 t t t t t -29172- s
4/30/2004MMWState Palace Theatre, New Orleans, LAOne Set Only: Anonymous Skulls# > Improv > Mami Gato > Piano Intro > Down On Me#, Sasa# > Improv# > Creole Love Call (with Snake Anthony bass line)# > Drum Solo > Curtis > Bass Solo > Queen Bee, New Planet > Improv*, End Of The World Party; Encore: Whiney Bitches > Wiggly's Way#; # with Steven Bernstein (trumpet) & Briggan Kraus (sax); * with G. Calvin Weston (percussion) & Briggan Kraus (sax)116:54 117:36 116:5523970 t t t t 86236 t t t s
5/26/2004John MedeskiClub d'Elf, Tonic, New York, NYEarly Show: Bass Beatbox > Scorpionic > Untitled Song, Chalabah; Late Show: Dream Wanderer > The Tingler > Big Light in the Sky#, As Above#, Trance Meeting#, Sidi Rabi, Untitled Song^; # with Joshua Roseman on trombone; ^ with Richard Zukowski on spoken word, without Marc Ribot157:15t LMA s
6/13/2004MMW


Bonnaroo Music Festival, Which Stage, Manchester, TNOne Set Only: Drum Intro > Curtis > New Planet > Toy Dancing#, Down On Me# > Percussion Outro#, Sasa#, Shine It > Open Improv > Queen Bee > Organ'n'Pedal Steel* > Lonely Avenue*; # with Cyro Baptista; * with Robert Randolph; Show ended early due to weather71:16 24728 t t s
9/4/2004MMWTrue People's Celebration @ Chichibu Muse Park, Chichibu, Saitama, JapanOne Set Only: Anonymous Skulls > New Planet, Bloody Oil, Sasa, Partido Alto, Note Bleu > Shine It, Curtis > Drum Duo, End Of The World Party, Queen Bee; Encore: Moti Mo; # with Cyro Baptista108:18 25994 t 25846 t t s
9/5/2004MMWTrue People's Celebration @ Chichibu Muse Park, Chichibu, Saitama, JapanOne Set Only: Lonely Avenue > Toy Dancing, Brigas Nunca Mais > Start/Stop > Fire, Legalize It > Africa, End Of The World Party, Sasa > Jelly Belly; Encore: Chubb Sub; # with Cyro Baptista & DJ Spooky86:38 86:38 26078 t 25847 t t s
10/31/2004MMWHammerstein Ballroom, New York, NYOne Set Only: Drums/Percussion Improv > Improv Intro > New Planet > Open Improv > Whiney Bitches > Shine It > Bloody Oil, Sasa# > Netsanet#*+ > Bemsha Swing/Lively Up Yourself#, Paris+, Anonymous Skulls > Who The Fuck?+, The Letter+^, Pocket Knife+^ > Lonely Avenue^ > Drums/Percussion Improv^ > Curtis^ > Queen Bee; Encore: The Lover > End Of The World Party > No Ke Ano Ahiahi; # with Antibalas Horn Section; * cover of a song by Ethiopian keyboardist/composer Mulatu Astatqe, from the album "Liberty" (1974); + first known performance; ^ with Cyro Baptista (exact performance tunes unconfirmed, but sounds like these are the tracks)163:57 163:51 164:2727302 t t t t t 29166 t 112717 t t s
11/7/2004MMWAvalon, Los Angeles, CASet 1: Improv > End Of The World Party > Curtis > Sasa > Improv > Toy Dancing, Lonely Avenue, Who The Fuck?; Set 2: Improv, Paris, Shine It, Whiney Bitches, Bloody Oil, Pocket Knife, Fire, Queen Bee; Encore: Chubb Sub; # with Brahim Fribgane on percussion throughout most of the show129:5528774 t s
11/11/2004MMWMississippi Nights, St. Louis, MOSet 1: Improv > End Of The World Party > Improv > New Planet > Afro Blue > Sasa > The Letter; Set 2: Who The Fuck? > Shine It > The Lover > Pocket Knife > Paris (Cachao), Curtis, Lonely Avenue, Whiney Bitches, Queen Bee; Encore: Blue Pepper#; # with Beatle Bob on the maracas142:20 141:1726713 t t 28302 t s
11/19/2004MMWThe Orange Peel, Asheville, NCOne Set Only: Open Intro > End Of The World Party, Olde Wyne, The Letter, Whiney Bitches, Sasa# > New Planet# > Drum Intro > Lonely Avenue#, Paris, Who The Fuck?, Curtis > Drum Solo > Open Intro > Queen Bee#; Encore: Wiggly's Way#; # with Oliver Wood on guitar; Soulive opened for MMW125:58112366 t s
11/21/2004MMWLincoln Theatre, Raleigh, NCOne Set Only: Shine It, The Letter, Curtis > Drum Solo, Sasa#, End Of The World Party, Pocket Knife*, Bass Solo, Lonely Avenue, Paris+, Unknown+, New Planet^, Queen Bee^; Encore: Crosstown Traffic%; # with Ryan Zoidis on Recorder; * with Alan Evans on Percussion; + with Rashawn Ross on Trumpet; ^ with Eric Krasno on Guitar; % with All Members of Soulive; Soulive opened for MMW128:13 131:0026932 t t 28775 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