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Link Col. Bruce Hampton & the Codetalkers, Friday, 01/03/2003
Best Western Ballroom, Hampton, VA

Set 1: Tumblin' Down[1], Outer Space[1]

[1] With Mike on guitar and Carl “Geerz” Gerhard on trumpet.

Notes: Mike sat in on guitar and Carl “Geerz” Gerhard played trumpet for the listed songs. Phish had performed earlier in the evening at the Hampton Coliseum.

Musicians: Col. Bruce Hampton, Mike Gordon (Guest), Carl Gerhard (Guest)

   

Link Max Creek, Friday, 01/24/2003
Higher Ground, Winooski, VT

Set 1: You Write the Book, Hey Pocky Way, Silver Jack, Back Street Woman, When I Paint My Masterpiece, Six Days on the Road, The Field, Diamonds on the Soles of Her Shoes, Blood Red Roses[1] > Louisiana Sun[2] > Jam[3] > ICU[1]

Encore: White Freightliner Blues[1] > Back Porch Boogie Blues[1]

[1] With Mike.
[2] With Mike; without John Rider.
[3] With Mike; Bass duet with John Rider.

Notes: Mike played a second bass for “Blood Red Roses,” “ICU,” “White Freightliner Blues,” “Back Porch Boogie Blues” and the bass duet; Mike replaced regular Max Creek bassist John Rider on “Louisiana Sun.”

Musicians: Scott Murawski, Mark Mercier, Scott Allshouse, John Rider, Rob Fried, Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Max Creek, Friday, 02/07/2003
Tobacco Road, New York, NY

Set 1: Jones[1] > White Freightliner Blues[1]

[1] With Mike.

Notes: Mike sat in with Max Creek, replacing John Rider on bass for “Jones” and “White Freightliner Blues.” 

Musicians: Scott Murawski, Mark Mercier, Scott Allshouse, Rob Fried, Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link moe., Saturday, 02/15/2003
House of Blues, Las Vegas, NV

Set 1: Stranger Than Fiction, She Sends Me, Crab Eyes, Happy Hour Hero > Seat of My Pants, Mexico

Set 2: Southbound[1], In Memory of Elizabeth Reed[1], Timmy Tucker > Meat > Kyle's Song > Head

Encore: Head Reprise, Sweet Emotion

[1] With Mike and Dickey Betts.

Notes: Mike sat in on bass for “Southbound” and “In Memory of Elizabeth Reed”; both songs also featured guest Dickey Betts on guitar. Phish had performed earlier in the evening at the Thomas & Mack Center.

Musicians: Al Schnier, Vinnie Amico, Jim Loughlin, Rob Derhak, Chuck Garvey, Mike Gordon (Guest), Dickey Betts (Guest)

 

Link Citigrass, Friday, 03/07/2003
The Knitting Factory, New York, NY

Notes: Mike sat in with Citigrass on acoustic guitar for the majority of the second set. This was a free show that took place in The Tap Room. No setlist is known and recordings do not circulate.

Musicians: Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Spam All-Stars, Thursday, 03/13/2003
Hoy Como Ayer, Miami, FL

Notes: Page sat in on keyboards during this weekly Cuban-themed multi-media dance party, ¡Fuacata!

Musicians: DJ Le Spam, Page McConnell (Guest)

 

Link Citigrass, Friday, 03/14/2003
The Knitting Factory, New York, NY

Notes: Mike sat in with Citigrass on acoustic guitar for the whole gig. This was a free show that took place in The Tap Room. No setlist is known and recordings do not circulate.

Musicians: Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Citigrass, Wednesday, 03/19/2003
Galapagos Art Space, Brooklyn, NY

Notes:   Mike sat in with Citigrass on acoustic guitar for the complete, free show. No setlist is known and recordings do not circulate.

Musicians: Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Big Apple’achia, Thursday, 03/20/2003
Parkside Lounge, New York, NY

Notes: Mike sat in on banjo for the complete, free show. No setlist is known and recordings do not circulate.

Musicians: Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Jazz Mandolin Project, Saturday, 03/29/2003
Higher Ground, Winooski, VT

Set 1: Open Sesame[1], At the Pershing[1]

[1] With Fish.

Notes: Fish sat in on drums during “Open Sesame” and “At the Pershing.”

Musicians: Jamie Masefield, Danton Boller, Matt Shulman, Danny Shapiro, Jon Fishman (Guest)

 

Link Vida Blue, Wednesday, 04/09/2003
The Vic Theatre, Chicago, IL

Set 1: Sheep, CJ3, Russell's Tune > Most Events Aren't Planned, Jealous Guy, Get Ready, Who's Laughing Now?, Mother Nature's Son[1], Army of One[1], Strange Design[1], You Never Can Tell, Electra Glide, Day or Night, Manic Depression

Encore: Lawn Boy[2], No Quarter > Cars

[1] Page solo on upright acoustic piano.
[2] Duet with Page on upright piano and vocals and Kyle Gass on acoustic guitar and vocals.

Notes: Trainwreck opened. Page performed “Mother Nature’s Son,” “Army of One,” and “Strange Design” solo on an upright acoustic piano. "Lawn Boy" was performed as a duet with Trainwreck’s (and Tenacious D’s) Kyle Gass on acoustic guitar and vocals with Page on upright acoustic piano and vocals. 

Musicians: Page McConnell, Oteil Burbridge, Russell Batiste, Jr., Kyle Gass (Guest)

 

Link Vida Blue, Thursday, 04/10/2003
PromoWest Pavilion, Columbus, OH

Set 1: Fresh Tube > Most Events Aren't Planned, Get Ready, Where's Popeyes, Sheep, CJ3, Who's Laughing Now?, Russell's Tune, Day or Night, Wading in the Velvet Sea[1], Strange Design[1], Instant Karma!, Electra Glide, No Quarter

Encore: Cars Trucks Buses

[1] Page solo on upright acoustic piano.

Notes: Trainwreck opened. Page performed “Wading in the Velvet Sea” and “Strange Design” solo on an upright acoustic piano. This setlist is unconfirmed as recordings of the performance do not circulate.

Musicians: Page McConnell, Oteil Burbridge, Russell Batiste, Jr.

 

Link Vida Blue, Friday, 04/11/2003
Electric Factory, Philadelphia, PA

Set 1: Most Events Aren't Planned, Get Ready, Day or Night, Who's Laughing Now?[1], Sheep[1], Jealous Guy[1], Russell's Tune[1], Fresh Tube[1], No Quarter[1]

Encore: Tiny Dancer[2] -> Levon[2], Army of One[2], Strange Design[3], Magilla[4]

Encore 2: CJ3[5]

[1] With DJ Le Spam on turntables.
[2] Page solo on upright acoustic piano.
[3] Performed as a duet with Page on upright acoustic piano and Mike on bass.
[4] With Page on upright acoustic piano and Mike on bass.
[5] With Mike on bass, DJ Le Spam on turntables, Karl Denson on sax, Brian Jordan on guitar, and Chris Littlefield on trumpet.

Notes: Trainwreck opened, followed by Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe. DJ Le Spam sat in on turntables from “Who’s Laughing Now?” through “No Quarter” as well as “CJ3.” Mike sat in on bass from “Strange Design” through the end of the show; only Page and Mike performed “Strange Design.” “Tiny Dancer” through “Strange Design” featured Page on an acoustic upright piano. In addition to Mike and DJ Le Spam, “CJ3” also featured members of Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe: Karl Denson on saxophone, Brian Jordan on guitar, and Chris Littlefield on trumpet. 

Musicians: Page McConnell, Oteil Burbridge, Russell Batiste, Jr., Mike Gordon (Guest), DJ Le Spam (Guest), Karl Denson (Guest), Chris Littlefield (Guest), Brian Jordan (Guest)

 

Link Vida Blue, Saturday, 04/12/2003
Lupo's Heartbreak Hotel, Providence, RI

Set 1: Manic Depression, Most Events Aren't Planned, Where's Popeyes, Get Ready, CJ3, Sheep, Just Kissed My Baby, Russell's Tune, Who's Laughing Now?, Subterranean Homesick Alien, No Quarter

Encore: Tiny Dancer[1] > Levon[1], Army of One[1], Jealous Guy, Electra Glide > Cars

[1] Page solo on upright acoustic piano.

Notes: Trainwreck opened. “Tiny Dancer” through “Army of One” were performed by Page solo on an acoustic upright piano. DJ Le Spam sat in on turntables on and off throughout the show. This setlist is unconfirmed as recordings of the performance do not circulate.

Musicians: Page McConnell, Oteil Burbridge, Russell Batiste, Jr., DJ Le Spam (Guest)

 

Link Vida Blue, Sunday, 04/13/2003
Toad's Place, New Haven, CT

Set 1: Most Events Aren't Planned, Get Ready, Sheep, CJ3, Jealous Guy, Fresh Tube, Russell's Tune, Day or Night, Getting in Tune[1], The Ballad of Curtis Loew[1], Strange Design[1], Army of One[1], Instant Karma!, Subterranean Homesick Alien, Electra Glide

Encore: No Quarter, Oh! Sweet Nuthin'

[1] Page solo on upright acoustic piano.

Notes: Trainwreck opened. “Getting in Tune” through “Army of One” were performed by Page solo on an acoustic upright piano. This setlist is unconfirmed as recordings of the performance do not circulate.

Musicians: Page McConnell, Oteil Burbridge, Russell Batiste, Jr.

 

Link Citigrass, Wednesday, 04/23/2003
Galapagos Art Space, Brooklyn, NY

Notes: Mike sat in with Citigrass on banjo for the complete, free show. No setlist is known and recordings do not circulate.

Musicians: Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Gov't Mule, Saturday, 05/03/2003
Saenger Theater, New Orleans, LA

Set 1: Banks of the Deep End[1], On Your Way Down[1]

[1] Mike on bass.

Notes: Mike sat in on bass for “Banks of the Deep End” and “On Your Way Down.” This five+ hour marathon included dozens of guests, featuring on bass guitar alone: Mike, Jack Casady, Les Claypool, Roger Glover, Paul Jackson, Jr., Conrad Lozano, Will Lee, Jason Newsted, George Porter, Jr., Greg Rzab, Dave Schools, Rob Wasserman, and Victor Wooten. This gig was released in its entirety as a live double-CD and DVD set, The Deepest End.

Musicians: Warren Haynes, Danny Louis, Matt Abts, Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Col. Les Claypool’s Fearless Flying Frog Brigade, Sunday, 05/04/2003
Tipitina's, New Orleans, LA

Set 1: Shine On You Crazy Diamond, David Makalaster, Long in the Tooth, Precipitation[1], Wynona's Big Brown Beaver[1], Roof, Highball with the Devil, Buzzards of Green Hill, Intruder, 2000 Light Years From Home, D's Diner, Granny’s Little Yard Gnome, Lights in the Sky, Taxman

Encore: Whamola

[1] With Mike.

Notes: Mike sat in on bass for “Precipitation” and “Wynona’a Big Brown Beaver.” 

Musicians: Les Claypool, Mike Dillon, Skerik, Paulo Baldi, Jeff Chimenti, Bryan Kehoe, Todd Huth, Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Trey Anastasio Band, Monday, 05/26/2003
Hammerstein Ballroom, New York, NY

Set 1: Curlew's Call, Cayman Review, Simple Twist Up Dave, Flock of Words, Last Tube

Set 2: Mr. Completely > Windora Bug, Cincinnati[1], Secret Smile[2], Spices[2], Drifting, Olivia, First Tube[3], Alive Again

Encore: Push On 'Til the Day[3], Black Dog[4]

[1] Debut.
[2] Debut; Trey solo acoustic.
[3] Mike on bass.
[4] TAB debut; Mike on bass, no Tony.

Notes: The Anastasio/Marshall originals “Cincinnati,” “Secret Smile,” and “Spices” were all debuts; Led Zeppelin’s “Black Dog” was a TAB debut. Trey performed “Secret Smile” and “Spices” solo, acoustic. Mike appeared on stage with his Segway during “Push On ‘Til the Day” and performed in place of Tony on bass for “Black Dog.”

Musicians: Trey Anastasio, Dave Grippo, Russell Remington, Peter Apfelbaum, Jennifer Hartswick, Russ Lawton, Tony Markellis, Ray Paczkowski, Cyro Baptista, Andy Moroz, Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Trey Anastasio Band, Tuesday, 05/27/2003
Hammerstein Ballroom, New York, NY

Set 1: Mozambique, Money, Love and Change, Sweet and Dandy[1], Undermind[2], Sweet Dreams Melinda, The Way I Feel, Sultans of Swing

Set 2: Night Speaks to a Woman > Gotta Jibboo[3], Plasma, Ether Sunday, Sand[3]

Encore: Cincinnati

[1] TAB debut.
[2] Debut.
[3] Warren Haynes on guitar.

Notes: Warren Haynes sat in on a second guitar for “Gotta Jibboo” and “Sand.” This show featured the TAB debut of The Maytals' “Sweet and Dandy” and the debut of the Anastasio/Marshall original, “Undermind.” "Sand" contained an "Eleanor Rigby" tease.

Musicians: Trey Anastasio, Dave Grippo, Russell Remington, Peter Apfelbaum, Jennifer Hartswick, Russ Lawton, Tony Markellis, Ray Paczkowski, Cyro Baptista, Andy Moroz, Warren Haynes (Guest)

   

Link Grappa Boom, Friday, 05/30/2003
Charles Hotel, Cambridge, MA

Set 1: Minor Swing, Floppy Eared Mule > Take Me Out[1], Miss Chatelaine, Black Orpheus, Everybody's Talkin', A-OK, Grappa, Ain't Love Funny, Working on a Building > Reuben's Train, Tears, Blue Bayou, Devil's Dream

[1] Debut.

Notes: This performance was billed as The Big Pig Gig, a benefit for The Farm School at Harvard University. This show featured the debut of Mike's original "Take Me Out."

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Jamie Masefield, Doug Perkins

 

Link Trey Anastasio Band, Friday, 05/30/2003
Warfield Theatre, San Francisco, CA

Set 1: Money, Love and Change, Plasma, Magilla, Push On 'Til the Day, Flock of Words, Sidewalks of San Francisco, Drifting, Olivia, At the Gazebo, Last Tube

Set 2: Curlew's Call, Tube Top Flop, Alive Again, Pebbles and Marbles, Small Axe, The Inlaw Josie Wales[1], Secret Smile[1], Spices[1], Dazed and Confused[2]

Encore: Sweet and Dandy -> Percussion Parade

[1] Trey solo acoustic.
[2] TAB debut.

Notes: Trey performed “The Inlaw Josie Wales,” “Secret Smile” and “Spices” solo, acoustic. The cover of Led Zeppelin’s “Dazed and Confused” was a TAB debut. At the end of the “Sweet and Dandy” encore Trey led the band marching through the crowd.

Musicians: Trey Anastasio, Dave Grippo, Russell Remington, Peter Apfelbaum, Jennifer Hartswick, Russ Lawton, Tony Markellis, Ray Paczkowski, Cyro Baptista, Andy Moroz

 

Link Grappa Boom, Saturday, 05/31/2003
Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampton, MA

Set 1: Dark Eyes, Sea of Regret, Red Haired Boy, Ballad for Trio, Billie's Bounce, Old Ebenezer Scrooge, Grappa, Floppy Eared Mule > Take Me Out, A-OK, Half Creek[1], Little Maggie[1], Everybody's Talkin', Air Mail Special

Encore: Six Blade Knife

[1] Gordon Stone on banjo.

Notes: This was the second of two separate-entry performances of the evening (late show). Gordon Stone sat in on banjo for "Half Creek" and "Little Maggie."

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Jamie Masefield, Doug Perkins, Gordon Stone (Guest)

   

Link Trey Anastasio Band, Saturday, 05/31/2003
Warfield Theatre, San Francisco, CA

Set 1: Mozambique, Simple Twist Up Dave, Last Tube[1], The Way I Feel[1], Cincinnati, Black Dog

Set 2: Mr. Completely[1] > John the Revelator[2] > Night Speaks to a Woman[1] > Caravan[2]

Encore: Root Down[3]

[1] Carlos Santana on guitar.
[2] Carlos Santana on guitar; TAB debut.
[3] TAB debut.

Notes: Carlos Santana sat in on a second guitar for “Last Tube,” “The Way I Feel” and the entire second set. Portions of this show including Carlos Santana were officially released on the 2004 DVD Live at The Warfield. The traditional “John the Revelator” and the cover of The Beastie Boys’ “Root Down” were Trey Anastasio debuts. Though it lived in the Phish repertoire from 1990 to 1996, this show also marked the Trey Anastasio debut cover of Duke Ellington’s “Caravan.” "Night Speaks to a Woman" contained a "San-Ho-Zay" jam and "Moving in Stereo" teases from Jennifer Hartswick. "Caravan" included a "Manteca" tease.

Musicians: Trey Anastasio, Dave Grippo, Russell Remington, Peter Apfelbaum, Jennifer Hartswick, Russ Lawton, Tony Markellis, Ray Paczkowski, Cyro Baptista, Andy Moroz, Carlos Santana (Guest)

         

Link Trey Anastasio Band, Saturday, 06/07/2003
Memorial Auditorium, Burlington, VT

Set 1: Money, Love and Change, Cincinnati, Magilla > Curlew's Call, The Way I Feel, Push On 'Til the Day

Set 2: Last Tube > Drifting, At the Barbeque, Olivia > Night Speaks to a Woman

Encore: The Inlaw Josie Wales[1], Dazed and Confused

[1] Trey solo acoustic.

Notes: This was a headlining performance of the Burlington Discover Jazz Festival. Introducing the song “Cincinnati” Trey noted that: “it’s good to be here, and not in Cincinnati.” Before the second set there was a playful chant for “Ray! Ray! Ray!” who was the last to arrive on stage. Trey performed “The Inlaw Josie Wales” solo, acoustic.

Musicians: Trey Anastasio, Dave Grippo, Russell Remington, Peter Apfelbaum, Jennifer Hartswick, Russ Lawton, Tony Markellis, Ray Paczkowski, Cyro Baptista, Andy Moroz

   

Link Sound Tribe Sector 9, Friday, 06/13/2003
Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival, Manchester, TN

Set 1: Jam[1]

[1] With Mike.

Notes: Mike sat in on a second bass during the final encore. This gig was part of the second annual Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival that also featured The Allman Brothers Band, James Brown, The Dead, The Funky Meters, MMW, Sonic Youth, Widespread Panic, and Neil Young

Musicians: Mike Gordon (Guest)

   

Link Bonnaroo Superjam, Sunday, 06/15/2003
Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival, Manchester, TN

Set 1: Tipitina[1], Iko Iko[1], Shoo Fly[1], I Walk on Guilded Splinters[1], Right Place Wrong Time[1], Just a Little Bit[1], Qualified[1], Big Chief[1], Tennessee Blues[1], The Sky is Crying[1], You Better Change Your Ways[1]

[1] With Mike.

Notes: This gig, billed as a "Superjam," was part of the second annual Bonnaroo Music Festival. 

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Stanton Moore, Luther Dickinson, Dr. John

 

Link The Dead, Friday, 06/20/2003
Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, NY

Set 1: Jam[1] > Eyes of the World[2]

[1] Bass duet with Mike and Phil Lesh.
[2] With Mike.

Notes: Mike arrived on stage – via his Segway – with one of Phil’s old basses for the ‘bass duet’ out of the “Drums” > space jam and the ensuing "Eyes of the World." Additional guests for this gig included Walfredo Reyes Jr. (yes, the “Walfredo”), Edson “Café” Da Silva, and opener Steve Winwood.

Musicians: Phil Lesh, Jimmy Herring, Bob Weir, Bill Kreutzmann, Mickey Hart, Rob Barraco, Joan Osborne, Jeff Chimenti, Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Gordon Stone Band, Friday, 07/04/2003
Red Square, Burlington, VT

Notes: Mike sat in on banjo for several tunes in the first set. No setlist is known and recordings do not circulate.

Musicians: Gordon Stone, Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link The Slip, Wednesday, 07/09/2003
Studio Z, San Francisco, CA

Set 1: Jumpin' Jack Flash[1]

[1] With Mike.

Notes: Mike sat in with on a second bass covering The Stones’ “Jumpin’ Jack Flash.” Phish had performed earlier in the evening at Shoreline Amphitheatre.

Musicians: Brad Barr, Andrew Barr, Marc Friedman, Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Steam Powered Airplane, Monday, 07/14/2003
Stagecoach Bar, Wilson, WY

Set 1: Midnight Moonlight[1], Folsom Prison Blues[1], John Hardy[1], Pig in a Pen[1], Uncle Pen[1], My Sweet Blue-Eyed Darlin'[1]

Set 2: Deep Elem Blues[1], I Know You Rider[1]

[1] WIth Mike.

Notes: On the day off between the Gorge and Utah Phish gigs, Mike sat in with Steam Powered Airplane alternating on banjo, acoustic guitar, and acoustic upright bass. 

Musicians: Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Steam Powered Airplane, Wednesday, 07/16/2003
The Silver Dollar Bar & Grill, Jackson, WY

Notes: On the day off between the Utah and Bonner Springs Phish gigs, Mike sat in with Steam Powered Airplane alternating on banjo and acoustic guitar. There is no known setlist or circulating recording.

Musicians: Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Col. Bruce Hampton and the Codetalkers, Saturday, 07/26/2003
Jake's Toadhouse, Decatur, GA

Set 1: Turn On Your Love Light[1] > Tumblin' Down[1] > Turn On Your Love Light[1]

[1] With Mike.

Notes: Mike sat in on lead guitar for this final encore of the gig. Phish had performed earlier in the evening at Atlanta’s Lakewood Amphitheatre.

Musicians: Col. Bruce Hampton, Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Max Creek, Saturday, 08/30/2003
Crete Memorial Park, Plattsburgh, NY

Set 1: Jones > Fire and Brimstone > Wild Side, Emotional Railroad, Columbus Stockade Blues[1], In the Midnight Hour[2]

Encore: Back Porch Boogie Blues[1]

[1] With Mike.
[2] With Mike and Reid Genauer.

Notes: Mike sat in on a second bass from “Columbus Stockade Blues” through the encore. Reid Genauer added vocals to "In the Midnight Hour." This set was part of the 8th annual Garden of Eden Festival.

Musicians: Scott Murawski, Mark Mercier, Scott Allshouse, John Rider, Rob Fried, Mike Gordon (Guest), Reid Genauer (Guest)

 

Link Strangefolk, Saturday, 08/30/2003
Crete Memorial Park, Plattsburgh, NY

Set 1: Open Road[1]

[1] With Mike.

Notes: Mike sat in on bass for “Open Road.” This gig was part of Strangefolk’s own 8th annual Garden of Eden Festival that also included Gordon Stone Band, John Brown’s Body, Max Creek, Assembly of Dust, Percy Hill, and RAQ.

Musicians: Reid Genauer, Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Max Creek, Friday, 09/05/2003
The Living Room, Providence, RI

Set 1: Jones > Hard Love, Darlin', Back Street Woman, Sitting in Limbo, ICU

Set 2: I Want You to Know, Thoughts, For What it's Worth > Wild Side > Emerald Eyes > Copperhead Road, Something Is Forming[1]

Encore: I Shall Be Released[1], If You Ask Me[2]

[1] With Mike, Jeff Pevar and Julee Avallone.
[2] With Mike, Jeff Pevar, Julee Avallone and Bret Connors.

Notes: Mike (on a second bass), Jeff Pevar (guitar) and Julee Avallone (flute) sat in from “Something is Forming” through the encores. "If You Ask Me" also featured Brett Connors on guitar.

Musicians: Scott Murawski, Mark Mercier, Scott Allshouse, John Rider, Rob Fried, Mike Gordon (Guest), Julee Avallone (Guest), Jeff Pevar (Guest)

 

Link Tim Reynolds, Friday, 09/26/2003
Higher Ground, Winooski, VT

Set 1: Red Rain[1]

[1] Trey on guitar.

Notes: Trey sat in with Tim Reynolds on guitar for the encore, a cover of Peter Gabriel’s “Red Rain.” 

Musicians: Tim Reynolds, Trey Anastasio (Guest)

 

Link Spam All-Stars, Friday, 10/03/2003
S.O.B.'s, New York, NY

Notes: This gig was a CD release party for Vida Blue’s The Illustrated Band.

Musicians: DJ Le Spam, Page McConnell (Guest)

 

Link Mike Gordon, Sunday, 10/05/2003
The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA

Set 1: Couch Lady[1], Bone Delay[1], Jones[2], Short Circuit[1] > Outside Out, Regression[1], Exit Wound[1], Where The Soul of a Man Never Dies[2], Sunday Driver[2], Gatekeeper[1], Inside Out[1], That's the Way[2], Soulfood Man, Take Me Out Outro[1], Six Feet of Snow[2]

Encore: Round Room[2] > You've Been in Love Too Long[2]

[1] Debut.
[2] Mike Gordon debut.

Notes: Kaki King opened. This was the first ever Mike Gordon-billed performance and included the debut of “Couch Lady,” “Bone Delay,” “Short Circuit,” “Regression,” “Exit Wound,” “Gatekeeper,” “Inside Out,” and “Take Me Out Outro.” All of the following were Mike Gordon debuts: “Jones” (Max Creek), “Where the Soul of a Man Never Dies” (Ricky Skaggs), “Sunday Driver” (Gordon Stone), “That’s the Way” (Rita Marley), “Six Feet of Snow” (Little Feat), Mike’s own “Round Room” (Phish) and “You’ve Been In Love Too Long” (Martha and the Vandellas). “Outside Out” contained a bass and tap dance duet with Mike and Jeannie Hill; a keyboard solo by James Harvey preceded “Where the Soul of a Man Never Dies” and a horn jam preceded “Exit Wound.”

Musicians: Mike Gordon, James Harvey, Gordon Stone, Scott Murawski, Julee Avallone, Josh Roseman, Doug Belote, Jeannie Hill

 

Link Funky Beulah, Sunday, 10/05/2003
Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA

Set 1: Hey Music Lover[1]

[1] With Mike, James Harvey and Josh Roseman.

Notes: After his performance that evening at The Fillmore, Mike sat in on bass for a 20-minute rendition of “Hey Music Lover” that also featured other members of Mike’s touring ensemble, James Harvey on keyboards and Josh Roseman on trombone.

Musicians: Mike Gordon (Guest), James Harvey (Guest), Josh Roseman (Guest)

 

Link The Word of Mouth Experience, Tuesday, 10/07/2003
The Players Club, Boulder, CO

Set 1: The Chicken[1], Mercy, Mercy, Mercy[1]

[1] With Mike.

Notes: After his performance that evening at the Fox Theatre, Mike sat in on bass with a local jazz band.

Musicians: Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Mike Gordon, Tuesday, 10/07/2003
The Fox Theatre, Boulder, CO

Set 1: Take Me Out, The Beltless Buckler[1], Still Water[1], Inside Out > Outside Out, If You Ask Me[1], Wayside / Back In Time[1], The Lesson[2], Car Carrier Blues, Soulfood Man, Regression, Couch Lady

Encore: Sunday Driver, Take Me Out II[2]

[1] Mike Gordon debut.
[2] Debut.

Notes: Kaki King opened. This show featured the debuts of “The Lesson” and “Take Me Out II” as well as the Mike Gordon debuts of "The Beltless Buckler," “Still Water” (Daniel Lanois), “If You Ask Me” (Max Creek), and “Wayside / Back in Time” (Gillian Welch).

Musicians: Mike Gordon, James Harvey, Gordon Stone, Scott Murawski, Julee Avallone, Josh Roseman, Doug Belote, Jeannie Hill

 

Link Mike Gordon, Wednesday, 10/08/2003
The Fox Theatre, Boulder, CO

Set 1: Steel Bones[1], The Teacher[1], Gatekeeper, Regression, Soulfood Man, For the Losers[2], Round Room, Where The Soul of a Man Never Dies, Things in Life[2], Southwind[2], Goin' Down Slow[2]

Encore: Jones, Alphabet Street[2]

[1] Debut.
[2] Mike Gordon debut.

Notes: Kaki King opened. This show featured the debut of “Steel Bones,” “The Teacher,” and the Mike Gordon debut of “For the Losers” (James Harvey), “Things in Life” (Don Stover), “Southwind” (Gordon Stone), “Goin’ Down Slow” ("St. Louis Jimmy" Oden) and “Alphabet Street” (Prince).

Musicians: Mike Gordon, James Harvey, Gordon Stone, Scott Murawski, Julee Avallone, Josh Roseman, Doug Belote, Jeannie Hill

 

Link The Word of Mouth Experience, Wednesday, 10/08/2003
Gramazio’s, Boulder, CO

Set 1: I Want to Take You Higher[1], Cissy Strut[1]

[1] With Mike and Scott Murawski.

Notes: For the second consecutive night, after his performance at the Fox Theatre, Mike sat in on bass with this local jazz band.  Scott Murawski also joined in the action on this night.

Musicians: Mike Gordon (Guest), Scott Murawski (Guest)

     

Link Mike Gordon, Monday, 10/13/2003
Theatre of the Living Arts, Philadelphia, PA

Set 1: The Beltless Buckler, Take Me Out > Jones, Inside Out, Wayside / Back In Time, Couch Lady, Regression, Short Circuit, Soulfood Man > Bone Delay > Southwind

Encore: Take Me Out II[1], Alphabet Street[1]

[1] Roy “Futureman” Wooten and G. Calvin Weston on percussion and Jeff Coffin on saxophone.

Notes: Kaki King opened. The encores featured guests Roy “Futureman” Wooten and G. Calvin Weston on percussion and Jeff Coffin on saxophone.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, James Harvey, Gordon Stone, Scott Murawski, Julee Avallone, Josh Roseman, Doug Belote, Jeannie Hill, Jeff Coffin (Guest), Roy "Future Man" Wooten (Guest), G. Calvin Weston (Guest)

 

Link Mike Gordon, Tuesday, 10/14/2003
Toad's Place, New Haven, CT

Set 1: Couch Lady, Gatekeeper, Jones, Inside Out, Wayside / Back In Time, Round Room, Regression, Soulfood Man, Free Born Man, Southwind, Goin' Down Slow[1], On Your Way Down[2]

Encore: Cruel World[3], You've Been in Love Too Long

[1] Kaki King on guitar and vocals.
[2] Page on keyboards.
[3] Mike Gordon debut with Scott Allshouse, Mark Mercier and John Rider.

Notes: Kaki King opened, and also performed on “Goin’ Down Slow.” Page sat in on keyboards for “On Your Way Down.” Max Creek members Scott Allshouse, Mark Mercier and John Rider sat in for the Mike Gordon debut of the Max Creek original “Cruel World.”

Musicians: Mike Gordon, James Harvey, Gordon Stone, Scott Murawski, Julee Avallone, Josh Roseman, Doug Belote, Jeannie Hill, Page McConnell (Guest), Mark Mercier (Guest), Kaki King (Guest), Scott Allshouse (Guest), John Rider (Guest)

 

Link Mike Gordon, Wednesday, 10/15/2003
Avalon, Boston, MA

Set 1: Bone Delay > Outside Out > Scrapple from the Apple[1] > Outside Out, Car Carrier Blues, If You Ask Me[1], Where The Soul of a Man Never Dies, Sunday Driver, Soulfood Man, For the Losers, The Lesson, Regression, That's the Way, The Teacher

Encore: Exit Wound, Southwind

[1] Mike Gordon debut.

Notes: Kaki King opened. “Scrapple from the Apple” (Charlie Parker) and “If You Ask Me” (Max Creek) were Mike Gordon debuts. This was the only show from Mike’s 2003 tour made available as a LivePhish download.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, James Harvey, Gordon Stone, Scott Murawski, Julee Avallone, Josh Roseman, Doug Belote, Jeannie Hill

 

Link Mike Gordon, Thursday, 10/16/2003
Irving Plaza, New York, NY

Set 1: Couch Lady[1], The Beltless Buckler[1], Inside Out[1], Jones[1] > Gatekeeper[1], Short Circuit[1], Regression[1], Wayside / Back In Time[1], Round Room[1], Soulfood Man[1], Free Born Man[1], Southwind[1]

Encore: Outside Out[1], Alphabet Street[1]

[1] Peter Apfelbaum on tenor sax.

Notes: Kaki King opened. Peter Apfelbaum sat in on tenor saxophone for the entire show.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, James Harvey, Gordon Stone, Scott Murawski, Julee Avallone, Josh Roseman, Doug Belote, Jeannie Hill, Peter Apfelbaum (Guest)

 

Link Leo Kottke, Thursday, 11/06/2003
Higher Ground, Winooski, VT

Notes: Mike sat in on bass for several songs during this Leo Kottke solo performance. There is no known setlist or circulating recording.

Musicians: Leo Kottke, Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Dave Matthews & Friends, Friday, 11/07/2003
Hammerstein Ballroom, New York, NY

Set 1: Gravedigger, My Antonia, Some Devil, Where Are You Going?, Strong Hand, Long Black Veil, Here I Am, The Maker, Save Me

Encore: Imagine

Notes: This invitation-only performance was taped for the Country Music Television program Crossroads; the episode was first broadcast in January 2004. Trey did not perform on “Where Are You Going” (Dave Matthews solo, acoustic), “Strong Hand” or “Imagine” (Emmylou Harris, solo).

Musicians: Trey Anastasio, Dave Matthews, Ray Paczkowski, Tony Hall, Brian Blade, Tim Reynolds, Emmylou Harris (Guest)

 

Link Jennifer Hartswick Band, Friday, 11/07/2003
The Lion's Den, New York, NY

Set 1: Night Speaks to a Woman[1], Mr. Completely[1]

[1] With Trey.

Notes: Trey sat in on guitar for the beginning of the second set. Trey had performed earlier in the evening with Dave Matthews and Friends.

Musicians: Jennifer Hartswick, Russ Lawton, Ray Paczkowski, Andy Moroz, Dave Diamond, Trey Anastasio (Guest)

   

Link Primus, Thursday, 11/20/2003
Memorial Auditorium, Burlington, VT

Set 1: Los Bastardos[1]

[1] With Trey.

Notes: Trey sat in on guitar for the second-set closing “Los Bastardos.”

Musicians: Brian Mantia, Larry Lalonde, Les Claypool, Trey Anastasio (Guest)

 

Link Rev Tor Band, Tuesday, 12/09/2003
The Lion's Den, New York, NY

Set 1: Black Mile[1]

[1] With Mike.

Notes: Mike sat in on a second bass for a rendition of Rev Tor Band’s original “Black Mile.” No additional setlist details are known and recordings do not circulate.

Musicians: Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Dave Matthews & Friends, Friday, 12/12/2003
Bryce Jordan Center, Penn State University, State College, PA

Set 1: Bartender, Crush, The Stone, Lie In Our Graves, Dancing Nancies

Set 2: Save Me, Stay or Leave, Solsbury Hill, Gravedigger > Grey Blue Eyes, Up On Cripple Creek, Some Devil, Oh, Up and Away, American Tune, Too High, Dodo, Hey Bulldog

Encore: Will It Go Round in Circles?, So Damn Lucky

Notes: Emmylou Harris & Spyboy opened. The first set was performed acoustic by Dave Matthews and Tim Reynolds (no Trey).

Musicians: Trey Anastasio, Dave Matthews, Ray Paczkowski, Tony Hall, Brian Blade, Tim Reynolds

 

Link Dave Matthews & Friends, Saturday, 12/13/2003
Providence Civic Center, Providence, RI

Set 1: Too Much, Typical Situation, Where Are You Going?, Don’t Drink the Water, Lie in Our Graves, Dancing Nancies

Set 2: Dodo, Up and Away > Stay or Leave, Trouble, Baby, Solsbury Hill, Spanish Moon, Some Devil, Oh, Gravedigger > Grey Blue Eyes, Will It Go Round in Circles?, So Damn Lucky, American Tune, Up On Cripple Creek, Save Me

Encore: Too High, Tell Me Something Good

Encore 2: Hey Bulldog

Notes: Emmylou Harris & Spyboy opened. The first set was performed acoustic by Dave Matthews and Tim Reynolds (no Trey).

Musicians: Trey Anastasio, Dave Matthews, Ray Paczkowski, Tony Hall, Brian Blade, Tim Reynolds

 

Link Dave Matthews & Friends, Monday, 12/15/2003
Wachovia Center, Philadelphia, PA

Set 1: Lie in Our Graves, Sattelite, Too Much, The Stone, Crush, Dancing Nancies

Set 2: Gravedigger > Grey Blue Eyes, Dodo, Trouble, Up and Away > Stay or Leave, Solsbury Hill, Tell Me Something Good, Baby, Up On Cripple Creek, Some Devil, Oh, Spanish Moon, Superstition, American Tune, So Damn Lucky, Save Me

Encore: Too High, Hey Bulldog

Notes: Emmylou Harris & Spyboy opened. The first set was performed acoustic by Dave Matthews and Tim Reynolds (no Trey).

Musicians: Trey Anastasio, Dave Matthews, Ray Paczkowski, Tony Hall, Brian Blade, Tim Reynolds

 

Link Dave Matthews & Friends, Tuesday, 12/16/2003
FleetCenter, Boston, MA

Set 1: Bartender, Crush, Pay for What You Get, Where Are You Going?, Typical Situation, Dancing Nancies

Set 2: Dodo, Trouble > Up and Away, Solsbury Hill, Gravedigger, Up On Cripple Creek, American Tune, Stay or Leave, Oh, Sister, Some Devil, So Damn Lucky, Tell Me Something Good, Save Me, Hey Bulldog

Encore: Everyday[1], Waste[1], Will It Go Round in Circles?

[1] Trey and Dave acoustic.

Notes: Emmylou Harris & Spyboy opened. The first set was performed acoustic by Dave Matthews and Tim Reynolds (no Trey). “Everyday” and “Waste” were performed acoustic by Trey and Dave Matthews, who shared vocals on both tunes. 

Musicians: Trey Anastasio, Dave Matthews, Ray Paczkowski, Tony Hall, Brian Blade, Tim Reynolds

 

Link Dave Matthews & Friends, Wednesday, 12/17/2003
Madison Square Garden, New York, NY

Set 1: Bartender, Lie in Our Graves, Satellite, Typical Situation, #40, Where Are You Going?, Dancing Nancies

Set 2: Dodo, Trouble, Up and Away, Solsbury Hill, Gravedigger, Up On Cripple Creek, Oh, American Tune, Stay or Leave, Oh, Sister, Some Devil, So Damn Lucky, Hey Bulldog, Grey Blue Eyes, Spanish Moon, Save Me, Sweet Up and Down

Encore: Everyday[1], Bathtub Gin[1], Fool In the Rain

[1] Trey and Dave acoustic.

Notes: Emmylou Harris & Spyboy opened. The first set was performed acoustic by Dave Matthews and Tim Reynolds (no Trey). “Everyday” and “Bathtub Gin” were performed acoustic by Trey and Dave Matthews. Trey teased “Stash” during the opening sequence to “Dodo.” 

Musicians: Trey Anastasio, Dave Matthews, Ray Paczkowski, Tony Hall, Brian Blade, Tim Reynolds

 

Link Dave Matthews & Friends, Thursday, 12/18/2003
Ed Sullivan Theater, New York, NY

Set 1: #41, Gravedigger

Notes: Dave Matthews and Friends were the musical guests for the Late Show with David Letterman on the shows aired December 18 and December 19, 2003. Both shows were taped on December 18; “#41” aired on the 18th, while “Gravedigger” aired on the 19th. During the commercial break and lead-in to “Gravedigger,” the show ran portions of a jam including all the members of Dave Matthews and Friends and The Late Show Band, with Paul Shaffer offering impromptu lead vocals focused on “Jerry,” and a guest appearance by Jerry Springer. This represents the first known collaboration between Jerry Springer and a member of Phish.

Musicians: Trey Anastasio, Dave Matthews, Ray Paczkowski, Tony Hall, Brian Blade, Tim Reynolds, Paul Schaffer (Guest), Jerry Springer (Guest)

 

Link Dave Matthews & Friends, Friday, 12/19/2003
Hartford Civic Center, Hartford, CT

Set 1: Intro, Ants Marching, Grace Is Gone, Bartender, Crush, Dancing Nancies

Set 2: Intro, Dodo, Trouble, Up and Away, Solsbury Hill, Stay or Leave, Gravedigger, Up On Cripple Creek, Oh, American Tune, Oh, Sister, Some Devil, So Damn Lucky, Hey Bulldog, Save Me, Will It Go Round in Circles?, Sweet Up and Down, Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin)

Encore: Waste[1], Three Little Birds[1], Fool In the Rain

[1] Trey and Dave acoustic.

Notes: Emmylou Harris & Spyboy opened. The first set was performed acoustic by Dave Matthews and Tim Reynolds (no Trey). “Waste” and “Three Little Birds” were performed acoustic by Trey and Dave Matthews. Before “Three Little Birds” Trey mentioned that “it has been six years or so since we played this song together.” “Three Little Birds” was actually performed most recently by this duo when Dave Matthews sat in with Trey’s band on February 28, 2001 in Richmond, VA.

Musicians: Trey Anastasio, Dave Matthews, Ray Paczkowski, Tony Hall, Brian Blade, Tim Reynolds

 

Link Dave Matthews & Friends, Saturday, 12/20/2003
BlueCross Arena, Rochester, NY

Set 1: Intro, #41, Where Are You Going?, Typical Situation, Cry Freedom, Dancing Nancies

Set 2: Intro, Trouble, Dodo, Stay or Leave, Up and Away > Tell Me Something Good, So Damn Lucky, Gravedigger > Grey Blue Eyes, Up On Cripple Creek, American Tune, Oh, Oh, Sister, Too High > Fire, Some Devil, Spanish Moon, Solsbury Hill, Sweet Up and Down, Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin)

Encore: Everyday[1] > Bathtub Gin[1] > Everyday[1], Fool In the Rain

[1] Trey and Dave acoustic.

Notes: Emmylou Harris & Spyboy opened. The first set was performed acoustic by Dave Matthews and Tim Reynolds (no Trey). “Everyday” and “Bathtub Gin” were performed acoustic by Trey and Dave Matthews. 

Musicians: Trey Anastasio, Dave Matthews, Ray Paczkowski, Tony Hall, Brian Blade, Tim Reynolds

 

Link Dave Matthews & Friends, Monday, 12/22/2003
Allstate Arena, Rosemont, IL

Set 1: Bartender, Crush, Grace Is Gone, The Stone, Cry Freedom, Dancing Nancies

Set 2: Intro, Trouble, Stay or Leave > Dodo, Up and Away, Solsbury Hill, So Damn Lucky, Save Me, Gravedigger, Grey Blue Eyes, Oh, Sister, Some Devil, Up On Cripple Creek, American Tune, Oh, Too High, Hey Bulldog, Spanish Moon, Sweet Up and Down

Encore: Waste[1], Three Little Birds[1], Everyday[1], Bathtub Gin[1], Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin)

[1] Trey and Dave acoustic.

Notes: Emmylou Harris & Spyboy opened. The first set was performed acoustic by Dave Matthews and Tim Reynolds (no Trey). “Waste” through “Bathtub Gin” were performed acoustic by Trey and Dave Matthews. 

Musicians: Trey Anastasio, Dave Matthews, Ray Paczkowski, Tony Hall, Brian Blade, Tim Reynolds

 

Link Spackle, Monday, 12/29/2003
Tobacco Road, Miami, FL

Set 1: War Pigs[1], Deep Elem Blues[1]

[1] With Mike.

Notes: Mike sat in on bass for “War Pigs” and “Deep Elem Blues” during this late night set. Phish had performed earlier in the evening at Miami’s American Airlines Arena.

Musicians: Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link George Clinton and Parliament-Funkadelic, Tuesday, 12/30/2003
Ice Palace Sound Stage, Miami, FL

Set 1: Cholly (Funk Getting Ready to Roll), Funkentelechy, Bop Gun, Undisco Kidd, Cosmic Slop, Aquaboogie, Booty > Hard as Steel, Stroke, Speed Dreamin’ > Bounce to This, Never Gonna Tell It, Maggot Brain, Cholly (Funk Getting Ready to Roll), Flashlight, Knee Deep

Notes: This setlist is likely incomplete. Mike sat in on a second bass for several songs during this late-night set. Phish had played earlier in the evening at American Airlines Arena, where George Clinton and several members of Parliament/Funkadelic made a guest appearance.

Musicians: George Clinton & P-Funk, Mike Gordon (Guest)

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