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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 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:
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 2010 27 28 29
February 2010 17 18 19 20 21 23 24 25 26 27
April 2010 7 8 9 10 11
May 2010 11 12 13 14 15 16 18 20
June 2010 4 5 9 10 13 14 28
August 2010 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
September 2010 9 10 11 12 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
October 2010 1 15
November 2010 8 11 12 13 14 16 17 18 19 20

Date Artist Venue Setlist Time Links
1/27/2010MMWSydney Festival, The City Recital Hall, Sydney, Australias
1/28/2010MMWSydney Festival, The Famous Spiegeltent, Sydney, Australias
1/29/2010MMWThe HiFi, Melbourne, Australias
2/17/2010MMWHouse Of Blues, San Diego, CASet 1: Improv > Sweet Pea Dreams > Improv > Back & Forth, Big Time > Drum Solo, Amber Gris; Set 2: Walk Back > Junkyard, Chantes Des Femmes > Riffin' Ed, Bass Solo > Padrecito, Cloud Wars; Encore: Mercy Mercy Mercy144:31 144:44106122 t 108421 t s
2/18/2010MMWEl Rey, Los Angeles, CASet 1: Agmatia, Reliquary, Broken Mirror, Amish Pintxos, Amber Gris; Set 2: Free Go Lily, Junkyard > Dollar Pants, Jean's Scene, New Planet, Is There Anybody Here That Love My Jesus, Tutrusa'i, Wonton, Fuck You Guys; Encore: Baby Let Me Follow You Down149:25 148:26106163 t t s
2/19/2010MMWHouse Of Blues, Anaheim, CASet 1: Improv > Improv > Flat Tires, Dollar Pants, Walk Back > Amish Pintxos; Set 2: Big Time, Jean's Scene, Lonely Avenue, Undone, Hey Joe; Encore: Bubblehouse126:04 120:27106209 t 106217 t s
2/20/2010MMWRio Theatre, Santa Cruz, CASet 1: Asaliah > Zagzagel > Improv/new song > Riffin' Ed, Amish Pintxos; Set 2: Jelly Belly > Drum Solo > Drums'n'Bass > Bass Solo > Padrecito, Wonton, Junkyard, Amber Gris, Fuck You Guys; Encore: Is There Anybody Here That Love My Jesus138:14 137:02106211 t 106212 t s
The Fillmore, San Francisco, CASet 1: Free Go Lily, Agmatia > Drum Solo > Reliquary, Baby Let Me Follow You Down, Coconut Boogaloo, Amber Gris; Set 2: Junkyard > Big Time > Spy Kiss > Back & Forth, Amish Pintxos, Cloud Wars; Encore: Fuck You Guys138:30 136:58 137:46 138:14 138:14106218 t 106226 t 106274 t 107335 t 107336 t s
The Mystic Theatre, Petaluma, CASet 1: Improv > Flat Tires, Dollar Pants > Agmatia, Big Time > Worms > Drum Solo > Free Go Lily; Set 2: Amish Pintxos > Junkyard, Amber Gris, Bass'n'Percussion > Padrecito, Bass Solo > Bemsha Swing/Lively Up Yourself, Back & Forth, Bubblehouse; Encore: Pappy Check157:42 158:20106279 t 106281 t s
2/24/2010MMWCrystal Bay Club Crown Room, Crystal Bay, NV
2/25/2010MMWMcDonald Theatre, Eugene, ORSet 1: Agmatia, Pappy Check, Broken Mirror > Disrobe > Open Improv > Padrecito, Amber Gris; Set 2: Free Go Lily, Jean's Scene, Reliquary, New Planet, Cloud Wars; Encore: Bass Solo > Chubb Sub136:25 135:49 135:49106302 t 106306 t 107369 t s
Roseland Theater, Portland, ORSet 1: Junkyard > Improv > Disrobe > Improv > Gonzo Improv* > Bass Solo > Padrecito, Amber Gris; Set 2: Back & Forth, Big Time > Chafriel, Wonton, Just Like I Pictured It, Uninvisible; Encore: Bubblehouse; * incomplete & unfinished135:11 134:15106314 t 106371 t s
2/27/2010MMWShowbox at The Market, Seattle, WASet 1: Agmatia > Junkyard > Disrobe > Dollar Pants, Free Go Lily, Flat Tires#; Set 2: Amish Pintxos, I Wanna Ride You > Drum Solo, Riffin' Ed, Walk Back > Broken Mirror, Amber Gris, Uninvisible; Encore: Baby Let Me Follow You Down; # with Skerik136:37 136:37 137:59106385 t 106392 t 107380 t s
4/7/2010MMWRooms Fukuoka, Fukuoka, JapanEarly Set: Open Improv > Improv > Open Improv > Come Together, Dollar Pants, Tutrusa'i, "Japan10 Fukuoka"* > Doppler; Encore: Percussion Intro > Gwyra Mi; Late Set: Rifion > "Dense Piano Improv", Sweet Pea Dreams, Riffin' Ed, Amber Gris, Baby Let Me Follow You Down; Encore 1: Free Go Lily; Encore 2: Jean's Scene; * not the same tune as played on 4/11; uncertain if entire track is the new tune or not: the first 5min or so sound like an open improv intro to the tune but could very well be part of the song's structure; then @5:52 the melody starts and lasts to the 10min mark so, with the final few minutes resulting in an epic finish to the tune and dissolving into an open improv leading into Doppler 172:58107378 s
4/8/2010MMWJanus Osaka, Osaka, Japan
4/9/2010MMWThe Bottom Line, Nagoya, JapanSet 1: Agmatia, Sweet Pea Dreams > Coconut Boogaloo > Improv > Reliquary, Shackman, Amber Gris; Set 2: Flat Tires > Rolling Son > Back & Forth, Amish Pintxos; Encore: Fuck You Guys 128:11107379 s
4/10/2010MMWShibuya O-East, Tokyo, JapanSet 1: First Light, Chasen vs. Suribachi, Walk Back (with Drum Solo) > Junkyard > Broken Mirror, Gwyra Mi; Set 2: Chafriel > The Dropper, Wonton, Free Go Lily, Just Like I Pictured It, Undone; Encore 1: Gonzo; Encore 2: Come Together154:32 149:43107216 t 107219 t s
4/11/2010MMWTokyo Kinema Club, Tokyo, JapanAcoustic Show; Set 1: Improv > Padrecito (with Bass Solo) > Improv# > Drum Solo > Dollar Pants; Set 2: Tutrusa'i, Riffin' Ed > Luz Marina, Buster Rides Again > Doppler, Amber Gris; Encore: We're All Connected; # possibly an instrumental version of All Around the Kitchen (from the kids' album Let's Go Everywhere); with Buster Rides Again tease137:32 135:58107243 t t 107352 t s
5/11/2010MMWBourbon Street Music Club, Sao Paulo, Brazil
5/12/2010MMWSESC Pompeia, Sao Paulo, Brazil
5/13/2010MMWSESC Pompeia, Sao Paulo, BrazilOne Set Only: Walk Back > Open Improv > Improv > Drum Solo > Dollar Pants, Agmatia (with Bass Solo), Amish Pintxos > Sweet Pea Dreams, Padrecito, Jean's Scene, Broken Mirror, Amber Gris; Encore: Fuck You Guys110:46107874 t s
Teatro Coliseo, Buenos Aires, ArgentinaOne Set Only: Improv, Chantes Des Femmes, Satan Your Kingdom Must Come Down, Jean's Scene, Wonton, Junkyard, Undone; Encore 1: Broken Mirror; Encore 2: Chubb Sub; not verified
5/15/2010MMWTeatro del Libertador San Martin, Cordoba, Argentina
5/16/2010MMWLa Trastienda Club, Montevideo, Uruguay
5/18/2010MMWTeatro Espanol, Neuquen, Argentina
5/20/2010MMWTeatro Oriente, Santiago, Chile
6/4/2010MMWRed Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, COOne Set Only: Free Go Lily, Just Like I Pictured It, Walk Back, Junkyard, Gwyra Mi, Shackman, Fuck You Guys; Opened for John Butler Trio62:37108088 t s
Free Press Summer Fest, Houston, TX
6/9/2010MMWNevessa Soundstage, Woodstock, NYSet 1 (Improvisation): Improv > Improv > Improv > Improv > Improv > Drum Solo > Improv > Bass Solo (with Drums) > Improv > Improv > Bass'n'Drums > Improv; Intermission: Q&A Session; Set 2 (Form): First Light, Amish Pintxos > Kota, Flat Tires, Bass Solo > Padrecito > Amber Gris 146:06
6/10/2010MMWMMW Master Class, Nevessa Soundstage, Woodstock, NYPostponed

Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival, Sonic Stage, Manchester, TNintimate, pared down 30-minute set

Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival, Other Tent, Manchester, TN
The Norva, Norfolk, VA(155:00)
6/28/2010MMWOttawa International Jazz Festival, Main Stage, Ottawa, Ontario, CanadaOne Set Only: Agmatia > Improv > Coconut Boogaloo > Just Like I Pictured It > Amber Gris, Walk Back > Junkyard, Nostalgia In Times Square > Is There Anybody Here That Love My Jesus > Cloud Wars; Encore: Chubb Sub*; * preceded by Billy wishing John a Happy 45th Birthday and the crowd singing the birthday song 102:41108867 t s
8/1/2010MMWCamp MMW @ Full Moon Resort, Big Indian, NY
8/2/2010MMWCamp MMW @ Full Moon Resort, Big Indian, NY
8/3/2010MMWCamp MMW @ Full Moon Resort, Big Indian, NY
8/4/2010MMWCamp MMW @ Full Moon Resort, Big Indian, NY
8/5/2010MMWCamp MMW @ Full Moon Resort, Big Indian, NY
8/6/2010MMWCamp MMW @ Full Moon Resort, Big Indian, NY
8/7/2010MMWThe Scranton Jazz Festival, Scranton, PAOne Set Only: Amish Pintxos, Chantes Des Femmes > Dollar Pants, Walk Back, Open Improv/Bass Solo > Nostalgia In Times Square/Angel Race (I'll Wait For You), Big Time > Chubb Sub; Encore: Fuck You Guys > Hey Joe101:43109576 t s
9/9/2010MMWInternational Jazz Festival @ Leon de Greiff Auditorium, Bogota, Colombia
9/10/2010MMWTeatro Metropolitano, Medellin, Colombia
9/11/2010MMWTeatro Jorge Eliecer Gaitan, Bogota, Colombia
9/12/2010MMWParque de los Novios, Bogota, Colombia
9/23/2010MMWBetween the Beats Jazz Festival, Kultur und Bürgerhaus, Denzlingen, Germany
9/24/2010MMWLe Bataclan, Paris, France
9/25/2010MMWSalon, Istanbul, Turkey
9/26/2010MMWSalon, Istanbul, Turkey
9/27/2010MMWMoods, Zurich, Switzerland
9/28/2010MMWAuditori de Girona, Girona, Spain
9/29/2010MMWKino Siska, Ljbubljana, Slovenia
9/30/2010MMWTreibhaus, Innsbruck, Austria
10/1/2010MMWLeipzig Festival, 34. Leipziger Jazztage, Leipzig, Germany
10/15/2010MMWHampden-Sydney College, Kirby Parking Lot, Hampden Sydney, VAElmwood opened for MMWs
11/8/2010MMWJohn Zorn's Masada Marathon Book of Angels, Teatro Manzoni, Milan, Italy
11/11/2010MMWThe State Theatre, State College, PASet 1: Improv > Unknown/Improv? > Agmatia, Big Time > Drum Solo, Amber Gris; Set 2: Amish Pintxos, Just Like I Pictured It, Jean's Scene, Walk Back > Junkyard, Partido Alto, Cloud Wars; Encore: Wiggly's Way145:35110660 t s
11/12/2010MMW9:30 Club, Washington, DC
11/13/2010MMWMr. Smalls Theatre, Pittsburgh, PASet 1: Improv > Improv > Note Bleu > Chasen vs. Suribachi, Big Time > Drum Solo, Everyday People, Chubb Sub; Set 2: Chantes Des Femmes > You Haven't Done Nothin', The Lover > Bass'n'Drums, Amish Pintxos, Shackman; Encore: Crosstown Traffic132:22115869 t s
11/14/2010MMWTarrytown Music Hall, Tarrytown, NYSet 1: Improv > Chantes Des Femmes > Dollar Pants, Baby Goats, Junkyard, Amber Gris; Set 2: Big Time > Walk Back > Drum Solo > Wonton, Bass Solo > Padrecito, Fuck You Guys; Encore: Baby Let Me Follow You Down135:01 136:49 136:25 135:24110720 t 110778 t 110779 t 114402 t s
11/16/2010MMWAsbury Hall at Babeville, Buffalo, NYSet 1: Open Improv > Baby Goats > Open Improv > Riffin' Ed > Open Improv > Where's Sly? > Open Improv > Is There Anybody Here That Love My Jesus > Open Improv; Set 2: Junkyard, Night Marchers > Think (with Drum Solo) > Bass'n'Drums > Chubb Sub, Spy Kiss/Gwyra Mi* > Drum Solo, Undone; Encore: Hey Joe; * performed as a medley143:04 143:31 143:31 143:04 144:09 143:25110721 t 110786 t 110787 t 110801 t 110912 t 111219 t s
11/17/2010MMWPearl Street, Northampton, MAlast-minute venue change from Calvin Theatre
11/18/2010MMWThe Westcott Theatre, Syracuse, NYSet 1: Improv > Improv > Improv > Improv, Pappy Check, Amber Gris; Set 2: Walk Back > Sweet Pea Dreams, Clav Intro > Think > Bass Solo > Padrecito, Amish Pintxos > Bubblehouse; Encore: Crosstown Traffic136:06 138:33 138:33110747 t 110839 t 110883 t s
11/19/2010MMWPort City Music Hall, Portland, MEOne Set Only: Baby Goats, Dollar Pants > Satan Your Kingdom Must Come Down > Improv, Chantes Des Femmes, Bass Solo > Padrecito, Big Time > Night Marchers, Wonton, Zeed al Maal#*, Pappy Check#, Undone; Encore: Mojet^; # with Mike Rivard on sintir; * Club d'Elf song; ^ Mago song129:30 129:25110849 t 111124 t s
House Of Blues, Boston, MASet 1: Agmatia, Big Time > Open Improv > Junkyard, Walk Back# > Sand^; Set 2: Mojet > Reliquary, Wiggly's Way, Amlak Abet Abet* > Where's Sly?, Cloud Wars; Encore: Fuck You Guys; # with Mike Rivard on percussion (joins about halfway); ^ with Mike Rivard on sintir (Club d'Elf song); * Either/Orchestra tune; Entire Set 2 with Either/Orchestra horns section (Russ Gershon-tenor sax, Hailey Niswanger-alto sax, Dan Rosenthal-trumpet, Joel Yennior-trombone & Charlie Kohlhase-baritone sax)138:17 139:35 139:35110800 t 110846 t 110847 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