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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:
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

March 2011 9 10 11 12 23 24 26 31
April 2011 14
May 2011 3
August 2011 5 11 19
September 2011 11 27
October 2011 2 9
November 2011 10 11 12 30
December 2011 1 2 10 16

2011
Date Artist Venue Setlist Time Links
3/9/2011MMWThe Independent, San Francisco, CASet 1: Macha, Last Chance To Dance Trance (Perhaps) > Bass Solo > Rise Up > Disrobe, Night Marchers, Organ Intro > Bubblehouse; Set 2: Improv# > Improv# > Improv# > Improv# > Improv# > Improv > Bass Solo > Chubb Sub; Encore: Legalize It; # with Ralph Carney & Cornelius Boots on wind instruments150:59112314 t s
3/10/2011MMWThe Independent, San Francisco, CASet 1: Big Time > Bubblehouse, The Lover > Where's Sly? > Bass Solo > Latin Shuffle > Bass Solo > I Wanna Ride You; Set 2: Improv# > Improv# > Improv#, Improv# > Improv# > Improv# > Improv# > Bass Solo > Bemsha Swing/Lively Up Yourself#, Fuck You Guys#; Encore: Amber Gris; # with Ralph Carney & Cornelius Boots on wind instruments147:49 147:02112315 t 112705 t s
3/11/2011MMWEl Rey Theatre, Los Angeles, CASet 1: Sugar Craft > End Of The World Party > Bass Solo > Mami Gato, Strance Of The Spirit Red Gator > Chubb Sub, Just Like I Pictured It, Bubblehouse; Set 2: Improv# > Improv# > Improv# > Open Improv# > Improv# > Dracula# > Improv > Crosstown Traffic#*; Encore: Fuck You Guys; # with Cornelius Boots, Kyle Gass, John King, and another member of Edmund Welles; * with Tony Beliveau on clavinet126:35 125:53112348 t 112349 t s
3/12/2011MMWHouse Of Blues, San Diego, CASet 1: I Wanna Ride You, Beeah, Bemsha Swing/Lively Up Yourself, Partido Alto, Everyday People, Anonymous Skulls > New Planet; Set 2: Improv > Layla Improv > Improv, Open Improv# > Improv# > No Medeski Improv#* > Improv#, Bus Driver Improv+; Encore: Bubblehouse; # with Cornelius Boots; * without Medeski; + with Moe Jackson132:18 130:54 132:50112363 t 112365 t 112400 t s
3/23/2011Chris WoodWood Brothers, Club Helsinki, Hudson, NYOne Set Only: Up Above My Head, Smoke Ring Halo, Mary Anna, Walk Away, One More Day, Postcards From Hell, Shoofly Pie, Pay Attention, When I Was Young, Chocolate On My Tongue, Losin' Streak, Chevrolet, Blue And Green, Twisted, Stumbled In, Loaded, Atlas; Encore: Luckiest Man, Down The Road#; # with Seth Walker on guitar & vocals; Seth Walker opened for Wood Brothers89:26112703 t s
3/24/2011Chris WoodWood Brothers, Brighton Music Hall, Boston, MAOne Set Only: Up Above My Head, Smoke Ring Halo, Mary Anna, Walk Away, One More Day, Postcards From Hell, Shoofly Pie, Pay Attention, When I Was Young, Chocolate On My Tongue, Losin' Streak, Chevrolet, Blue And Green, Twisted, Stumbled In, Loaded, Atlas; Encore: Luckiest Man, Down The Road#; # with Seth Walker on guitar & vocals; Seth Walker opened for Wood Brothers98:22112529 t s
3/26/2011Chris WoodWood Brothers, World Cafe Live, Philadelphia, PAOne Set Only: Up Above My Head, One More Day, Twisted, Walk Away, Smoke Ring Halo, Mary Anna, Chocolate On My Tongue, Losin' Streak, Glad, Postcards From Hell, Shoofly Pie, When I Was Young, Pay Attention, Chevrolet, Blue And Green, Stumbled In, Atlas; Encore: Luckiest Man, Down The Road#; # with Seth Walker on guitar/vocals100:46113768 t s
3/31/2011Chris WoodWood Brothers, Radio Radio, Indianapolis, INOne Set Only: Angel Band, One More Day, Twisted, Walk Away, Smoke Ring Halo, Mary Anna, Chocolate On My Tongue, Losin' Streak, Glad, Postcards From Hell, Shoofly Pie, When I Was Young, Pay Attention, Chevrolet, Blue And Green, Stumbled In, Atlas; Encore: Luckiest Man, Down The Road#; # with Seth Walker101:39113866 t s
4/14/2011John Medeski & Billy MartinMago, The Pour House, Charleston, SCSet 1: Baby Goats, L'Aventura > Bonfa > Apology > Drum Solo, Bamboo Pants, Waltz For Quentin > Swamp Road#; Set 2: Crustaceatron, Mojet > Safak > Miss Teardrop > Worms > You Haven't Done Nothin' > Down On Me#; Encore: Heaven On Earth > Fuck You Guys; # with Quentin Baxter on washboard129:21t t t s
5/3/2011Chris WoodWood Brothers, Visulite Theatre, Charlotte, NCOne Set Only: Angel Band, Up Above My Head, Mary Anna, Tried & Tempted, One More Day, Postcards From Hell, Sing It Again, Shoofly Pie, Chevrolet, Fall Too Fast, Chocolate On My Tongue, Losin' Streak, Nobody's Fault But Mine#, Glad, Angel, Atlas; Encore: Luckiest Man, Pray Enough (unamplified)*; # with Abigail Washburn (vocals/banjo) & Kai Welch (trumpet/vocals); * with Rayna Gellert (fiddle/vocals), Jeremy Kittel (fiddle/vocals), Jared Engel (vocals) & Jamie Dick (vocals/percussion); Abigail Washburn opened for Wood Brothers96:16 96:16113441 t 113442 t s
8/5/2011MMWAugust Residency at the Whitney Museum of American Art, MMW with Master Musician Of Jajouka and John Scofield, New York, NYOne Set Only: Improv# > Improv#, Improv# > Improv#, Tootie Ma Is A Big Fine Thing*, Hanuman*, Down the Tubes* > Drum Solo > Down the Tubes/Unknown tune?*+ > Guitar Solo* > A Go Go*, Little Walter Rides Again*; Encore: Amazing Grace*; # with Bachir Attar (Master Musician Of Jajouka) (ancient horn); * with John Scofield (guitar); + might be a continuation of the Down the Tubes improvisation or the track might be an unknown tune103:21115773 t s
8/11/2011Chris WoodWood Brothers, Club Helsinki, Hudson, NYOne Set Only: When I Was Young, Smoke Ring Halo, Stumbled In, Made It Up The Mountain, Lovin' Arms, Blue And Green, Mary Anna, One More Day, Luckiest Man, Chevrolet, The Shore, Shoofly Pie, Angel, Get Out Of My Life Woman, Atlas; Encore: Chocolate On My Tongue, Down The Road# ; # with Gabe Dixon; Gabe Dixon opened for Wood Brothers88:50115809 t s
8/19/2011Billy Martin & Chris WoodAugust Residency at the Whitney Museum of American Art: Celebrating 20 years of MMW, Mister Rourke with Charlie Burnham, Chris Wood & Billy Martin, New York, NYOne Set Only: Improv*# > Improv*# > Improv*+# > Improv+# > Improv+# > Improv+*% > Improv+*%# > Improv+*%, Improv+*%# > Drum Solo+ > DJ Solo#, Improv+*%# > Improv+*%# > Improv+*%#; * with Chris Wood (electric bass, acoustic stand-up bass, Hoeffner bass); + with Billy Martin (drums, percussion); # with DJ Mister Rourke (turntables); % with Charles Burnham (violin, harmonica, electric mando-guitar)85:33115808 t u u s
9/11/2011MMWGrande Halle de la Villette, Paris, FranceOne Set Only: Walk Back > Junkyard, Big Time > Reliquary, Bass Solo > Padrecito > Down On Me, Amber Gris, Wonton; Encore: Bubblehouse#; # with Steven Bernstein on slide trumpet86:56 86:57t
9/27/2011Chris WoodWood Brothers, The Waiting Room, Omaha, NEOne Set Only: Tried & Tempted, Stumbled In, When I Was Young, Mary Anna, Where My Baby Might Be, One More Day, Spirit, Up Above My Head, "Chris On Bow", Chevrolet, Blue And Green, Don't Look Back, Shoofly Pie, Made It Up The Mountain#, The Shore#, Atlas#; Encore: Payday#, Luckiest Man#; # with Clay Cook 91:22127257 t s
10/2/2011Chris WoodWood Brothers, The Majestic Theatre, Madison, WIOne Set Only: Stumbled In, When I Was Young, Pay Attention, Where My Baby Might Be, One More Day, Blue And Green, Mary Anna, Losin' Streak#, Made It Up The Mountain#, Shoofly Pie, Chevrolet, Don't Look Back, Luckiest Man, Send Them To Me, Follow You Into The River#, Don't You Start A Whole Lot Of Word#; Encore: Call Back, Get Out Of My Life Woman, Molasses; The Wood Brothers: Oliver Wood (guitar, vocals), Chris Wood (bass, harmonica, vocals) & Jano Rix (drums, guitar, vocals); # with Clay Cook (steel pedal, vocals)98:39116943 t s
10/9/2011Chris WoodWood Brothers, The Festy Experience, Roseland, VAOne Set Only: When I Was Young, Mary Anna, One More Day, Postcards From Hell, Spirit, Shoofly Pie, Luckiest Man, Chevrolet, The Shore#, Made It Up The Mountain#, Don't You Start A Whole Lot Of Word#, Molasses#; # with Clay Cook (steel pedal, vocals); Oliver Wood (guitar, vocals), Chris Wood (bass, harmonica, vocals) & Jano Rix (drums, guitar, vocals)60:54 59:12 61:16 61:16127267 t 127268 t 127270 t 127271 t s
11/10/2011MMWVariety Playhouse, Atlanta, GASet 1: The Lover > We're So Happy, Acht O'Clock Rock, We Are Rolling, Last Chance to Dance Trance (Perhaps), Tootie Ma Is A Big Fine Thing; Set 2: Feelin' Good#, Improv > Improv > Improv > Heaven On Earth > Drums/Percussion > Sequel, Everyday People; Encore: Fuck You Guys; # with Col. Bruce Hampton on vocals; Set 1 = ALL Requests; Set 2 = Shack Party (i.e. MOSTLY Improv); Scrapomatic opened for MMW132:03 132:40 132:40 132:40 132:40117025 t 117035 t 117036 t 117043 t 117044 t s
11/11/2011MMW

Bear Creek Music & Art Festival, Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park, Purple Hat Stage, Live Oak, FLOne Set Only: We Are Rolling > Pappy Check > Just Like I Pictured It, Where's the Music#, Think > Last Chance To Dance Trance (Perhaps)*+, Uninvisible+ > Baby Goats+, Night Marchers+ > Heaven On Earth+; # with Pee Wee Ellis (sax); * with Johnny Vidacovich (drums) & Stanton Moore (percussion) [join in middle of LCTDT(P)]; + with Will Bernard (guitar) [joins near end of LCTDT(P)]86:47 86:20117241 t 117620 t s
11/12/2011MMW


Medeski Scofield Martin & Wood, Bear Creek Music & Art Festival, Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park, Big IV Amphitheatre Stage, Live Oak, FLOne Set Only: A Go Go, Down The Tubes > Hanuman, Little Walter Rides Again, Drum Intro > Miles Behind, Julia, In Case The World Changes Its Mind#, Tootie Ma Is A Big Fine Thing*, Hottentot > Guitar Outro; # with Roosevelt Collier (pedal steel guitar); * with Johnny Vidacovich (drums)90:04 94:45 90:07117243 t 120148 t 127276 t s
11/30/2011Chris WoodWood Brothers, Cain's Ballroom, Tulsa, OKOne Set Only: When I Was Young, Mary Anna, Where My Baby Might Be, One More Day, Postcards From Hell, Chevrolet, Smoke Ring Halo, Spirit, Shoofly Pie, Don't Look Back, Luckiest Man, Pray Enough, Fixing A Hole, Glad, Down, Atlas; Encore: Down The Road#; # with Seth Walker90:33118031 t s
12/1/2011Billy MartinWicked Knee, Le Poisson Rouge, New York, NYOne Set Only: [continues from Mago's set] > Manic Depression#, Congo March, Theme 1, Remington 411, El Ritmo, Button To Button, Canta y No Llores; # with John Medeski on organ; Wicked Knee is: Billy Martin (percussion), Marcus Rojas (tuba), Curtis Fowlkes (trombone) & Steven Bernstein (trumpet)57:19117539 t t s
12/2/2011Billy MartinWicked Knee, Helsinki Hudson, Hudson, NYOne Set Only: Congo March, El Ritmo, Remington 411, Yasisa Bambuta > Cry, Illmoan# > Too Darn Hot, I'm Blue#*, Manic Depression#; Encore: Button To Button; # with John Medeski on organ; * with 3rd Stone From The Sun jam; Wicked Knee is: Billy Martin (percussion), Marcus Rojas (tuba), Curtis Fowlkes (trombone) & Steven Bernstein (trumpet)83:32117576 t t s
12/10/2011Billy MartinBilly Martin & Wil Blades Duo, The Goodfoot, Portland, ORSet 1: Unknown, Baby Goats, Unknown, Unknown, Unknown; Set 2: Blue Pepper, Unknown, Unknown, Unknown, Unknown, Unknown, Unknown, Unknown; Encore: Unknown; # with Skerik on saxophone for set 2132:39127277 t s
12/16/2011Billy MartinBilly Martin & Wil Blades Duo, Boom Boom Room, San Fransisco, CASet 1: Baby Goats, 32nd Street, ?Improv?, Sketchy > ???, ???; Set 2: ?Improv?, ???, Blue Pepper, Big Brother; Encore: ?Improv?; # with Eric Krasno for set 2150:37117732 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