Sunday, May 27, 2007

MMW Tour Dates and News

Martin, Wood & Medeski at Langerado
(Photo by Pauly)

Medeski, Martin, and Wood are back on tour this summer playing by themselves, with John Scofield, and a few other side projects such as The Wood Brothers, The Johns (John Medeski & John Scofield), and MAGO (Billy Martin & John Medeski). MAGO will be performing at Bonnaroo on Friday June 15th.

MMW will be playing more side projects than shows this summer with the original trio.
MMW Trio Tour Dates:
5.24.07 Richmond, VA @ Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
5.25.07 Clarks Grove, MN @ Festi De Bella Luna
5.26.07 Chillicothe, IL @ Summer Camp - LATE NIGHT SHOW
5.27.07 Chillicothe, IL @ Summer Camp
6.10.07 Lawrence, KS @ Wakarusa
8.17.07 Ridgefield, CT @ Ridgefield Playhouse
8.18.07 Lowell, MA @ Lowell Summer Music Series

MSMW recently toured Tokyo and the shows have been sizzling. The fusion of John Scofield's guitar is a delicious mix with MMW.

In April, Out Louder was released in Japan and Europe. There's a bonus disc that features live cyts from a gig at The Bowery Ballroom in New York City. They were recorded in November 2006 by David Kent. They are crisp and sound amazing.

I wish I didn't have to work in Las Vegas this summer because I'd love to hit the road and see several different Jazz Festivals all over Europe with MSMW head lining.
Medeski Scofield Martin & Wood Summer Schedule:
6.27.07 Toronto, Ontario @ Toronto Jazz Festival
6.28.07 Montreal, Quebec @ Montreal Jazz Festival
7.2.07 Karlsrule, Germany @ Tollhaus
7.3.07 Budapest, Hungary @ Millenaris
7.4.07 Vienna, Austria @ The WUK
7.5.07 Lugano, Switzerland @ Lugano Festival Jazz
7.6.07 Porto, Portugal @ Casa da Musica
7.7.07 Burjasso, Spain @ Auditorio Casa de la Cultura
7.8.07 Barcelona, Spain @ Amfiteatre Grec
7.9.07 Oslo, Norway @ North Sea Jazz Cruise
7.10.07 Frederiksberg, Denmark @ Haveselskab
7.11.07 Warsaw, Poland @ Akwarium Jazz Club
7.12.07 Gent, Belgium @ Blue Note Festival
7.13.07 Rotterdam, Netherlands @ North Sea Jazz Cruise
7.14.07 Sete, France @ Jazz a Sete
7.15.07 London, England @ Barbican
7.16.07 Montreux, Switzerland @ Montreux Jazz Festival
7.26.07 Park City, UT @ Deer Valley Resort
7.31.07 Chicago, IL @ Chicago Jazz Fest
8.1.07 Detroit, MI @ Detroit Jazz Festival
9.2.o7 Turin, NY @ Moedown

The Johns: John Medeski & John Scofield

After MSMW plays several of their European gigs in July, John Medeski will continue on a tour of Europe with John Scofield for another week of shows in Germany, Spain, Sweden, Finland, and Norway. They will be adding drummer Adam Deitch to two Colorado shows in August. Don't miss The Johns.
The Johns Summer Tour Dates:
7.18.07 Munich, Germany @ Bayerischer Hof
7.20.07 Vitoria, Spain @ Festival de Jazz de Vittoria
7.21.07 Stockholm, Sweden @ Fasching
7.22.07 Pori, Finland @ Pori Jazz Festival
7.23.07 Arendal, Norway @ Ardenal Jazz & Blues Festival
8.1.07 Boulder, CO @ Boulder Theatre (w/ Adam Deitch)
8.3.07 Telluride, CO @ Telluride Jazz Festival (w/ Adam Deitch

The Wood Brothers are one of my favorite duos. The first time I caught them was in NYC at Roseland Ballroom when they opened up for Trey Anastasio Band. We caught their performance at Bonnaroo last year and they did not dissapoint. The brothers are working on a new album and will be playing their new tunes this summer along with some old favorites.
The Wood Brothers Tour Dates:
6.8.07 Davenport, IA @ The Redstone Room
6.9.07 Chicago, IL @ House of Blues
6.10.07 Lawrence, KS @ Wakarusa
6.15.07 Amagansette, NY @ Stephen Talkhouse
6.16.07 Northampton, MA @ Iron Horse Music Hall
6.17.07 Philadelphia, PA @ The World Cafe
6.18.07 Annapolis, MD @ Ram's Head
6.19.07 Haddon Heights, NJ @ Sundown Music Series
8.4.07 Boring, OR @ Pickathon Roots Festival
8.8.07 New York, NY @ Madison Square Park
8.23.07 Buffalo, NY @ Thursday at The Square

Before we end this post, how about a quick video montage of MMW's set from Langerado?

Click here to view Medeski Martin & Wood's set from Langerado.

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