John Medeski Confirms Dates with The M&Ms, MSMW, The Word and More
John Medeski has confirmed a number of spring shows with a variety of bands. These dates are in addition to his already confirmed shows with Medeski Martin & Wood. The trio will spend the next few weeks touring Europe with Wilco guitarist Nels Cline in support of their new collaborative album.
Of note, Medeski will perform with MMW drummer Billy Martin at Woodstock, NY’s Utopia Studios tomorrow as part of their Mago project. As previously reported, he will also join Phil Lesh & Friends for a series of shows in Brooklyn, NY, Las Vegas and Port Chester, NY. He will also reunite with the North Mississippi Allstars and Robert Randolph for a few gigs as The Word, join Skerik and Adam Deitch for a Darkwave performance and partner with Stanton Moore (Galactic), Robert Mercurio (Galactic) and Papa Mali (7 Walkers) for the all-star band The M&Ms. Looking ahead, MMW will also join John Scofield for a Medeski Scofield Martin & Wood show in Saskatoon, Canada this June.
Here’s a look at John Medeski’s spring side projects
March 22 Woodstock, NY—Utopia Studios (with Mago)
April 14-15 Brooklyn, NY—BAM (with Phil Lesh & Friends)
April 18-20 Las Vegas, NV—Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas (with Phil Lesh)
April 26 New Orleans, LA—Tipitina’s (with The M&Ms)
April 27 New Orleans, LA—Joy Theater (with The Word)
April 28 New Orleans, LA—Maison (with Darkwave)
May 1 Port Chester, NY—Capitol Theatre (with The Word)
May 9-10 Denver, CO—Cervantes’ Masterpiece Ballroom (with M&Ms)
May 15 New York, NY—Stage 48 (with M&Ms)
May 16 Dover, PA—Ardmore Music Hall (with M&Ms)
June 21 Saskatoon, Canada—Saskatchewan Jazz Fest (MSMW)