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Link Gov't Mule, Thursday, 07/24/2014
Uptown Amphitheatre, Charlotte, NC

Set 1: Flash Jam, Cactus Dragonfly Jam

Notes: Mike sat in with Gov't Mule for the listed segment, the latter also featuring guest Craig Sorrells.

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

 

Link Marco Benevento, Saturday, 05/31/2014
Radio Bean, Burlington, VT

Set 1: Fireworks, Greenpoint, Atari, Such a Night, This is How it Goes, RISD[1], At the Show[1], I Put a Spell on You[2], It Seems It's All a Lie, Rainy Day Woman #12 & 35, Let's Go Get Stoned, Jam[1], I Heard It Through the Grapevine[2], Turn On Your Love Light[2], Fearless > Benny and The Jets > Fearless, Limbs of a Pine[1]

Encore: Contact (partial), Bathtub Gin (partial), Witches of Ulster[1]

[1] Mike on bass.
[2] Mike on bass; Kat Wright on vocals.

Notes: Mike sat in on bass for the noted songs. This performance was part of the Burlington Discover Jazz Festival.

Musicians: Marco Benevento, Mike Gordon (Guest), Kat Wright (Guest)

 

Link Mike Gordon, Sunday, 04/06/2014
Higher Ground, South Burlington, VT

Set 1: Paint, Jumping, Are You a Hypnotist??, Spock's Brain, Twists and Bends, 555[1], Face

Set 2: Angatta, Different World, Sound -> Fly -> Sound, Pretty Boy Floyd, Yarmouth Road, Hand in My Pocket > Tiny Little World

Encore: Barton Hollow, Long Black Line

[1] with Page on keyboards and Fish on drums.

Notes: "555" featured Page on keyboards and Fish on drums.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler, Page McConnell (Guest), Jon Fishman (Guest)

   

Link Mike Gordon, Saturday, 04/05/2014
MASS MoCA, North Adams, MA

Set 1: Yarmouth Road[1]

[1] Mike and Scott only, on acoustic bass and guitar, respectively.

Notes: This free afternoon event was billed as a "Song Dissection" and took place at MASS MoCA's Club B-10. Mike and Scott discussed in detail the process of developing the song "Yarmouth Road" as well as a wide range of other topics related to the development of Overstep. This was followed by an audience Q&A session, the debut of the "Yarmouth Road" music video, and a performance of "Yarmouth Road" by Mike and Scott on acoustic bass and guitar, respectively.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski

   

Link The Music of Paul Simon, Monday, 03/31/2014
Carnegie Hall, New York, NY

Set 1: Late in the Evening[1], The 59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin' Groovy)[2]

[1] Mike on acoustic guitar with Antibalas
[2] With all the performers from the evening.

Notes: Twenty artists performed twenty Paul Simon classics to benefit youth-centered music education programs in New York City. Mike performed "Late in the Evening" on accoustic guitar and vocals, backed by Antibalas, who had served as the house band for the evening. Mike also joined the show's conclusion ("The 59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin' Groovy)") that featured all of the evening's performers, including Allen Toussaint, Angelique Kidjo, Ben Sollee, Bettye LaVette, Bob Mould, Brett Dennen, Ann Wilson, Isobel Campbell & Andy Cabic, Joe Henry, Josh Ritter, Joy Williams, Judy Collins, L.P., John Doe, Madeleine Peyroux & Jon Herington, Sam Moore, Bob Forrest & Gibby Haynes, and Richard Marx.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Antibalas

 

Link Mike Gordon, Sunday, 03/30/2014
Bearsville Theater, Woodstock, NY

Set 1: Couch Lady, Face, Peel -> The Poet's Final Instructions[1] -> Peel, Mrs. Peel > Dig Further Down, Pretty Boy Floyd, Spock's Brain, I'm Deranged -> Take Me to the River Jam -> Tiny Little World

Set 2: 555, Jones > Sailin' Shoes > Ether -> Either -> Ether, Yarmouth Road, Barton Hollow, Long Black Line

Encore: I Wish I Could Shimmy Like My Sister Kate, Cities

[1] Mike Gordon debut.

Notes: This show featured the Mike Gordon debut of "The Poet's Final Instructions," a poem by John Berryman. The "Take Me to the River" jam included a brief story by Mike regarding the mosh pit that he was encouraging among the crowd... a peaceful, 'Ska mosh pit' and teasing by Mike of the "Theme from Peter Gunn." "Tiny Little World" contained a "Take Me to the River" tease from Scott.  

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler

   

Link Mike Gordon, Friday, 03/28/2014
House of Blues, Boston, MA

Set 1: Long Black Line, Andelmans' Yard, Jones > Spock's Brain, Yarmouth Road, Pretty Boy Floyd, Ether, Hand in My Pocket, Different World

Set 2: Traveled Too Far, Jumping, Meat > Willow Tree, Normal Phoebe, Peel, Say Something, Angatta, Tiny Little World, Are You a Hypnotist??, Face

Encore: Barton Hollow

Notes: "Normal Phoebe" contained a "Let's Go" tease and "Dirty Water" lyrics. "Tiny Little World" also contained a "Let's Go" teases.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler

             

Link Mike Gordon, Friday, 03/14/2014
Boulder Theater, Boulder, CO

Set 1: Dig Further Down, Yarmouth Road > Willow Tree, Angatta, Spock's Brain, Pretty Boy Floyd, Long Black Line, Rhymes, Face

Set 2: Different World, Ether, Meat, Another Door -> Fly -> Another Door > Peel -> It Takes a Lot to Laugh, It Takes a Train to Cry[1] -> Peel, Hap-Nappy, Mrs. Peel > Say Something, Cities, Tiny Little World

Encore: Barton Hollow

[1] First verse only.

Notes: "Spock's Brain" contained a "Theme from Star Trek" tease by Tom. "Hap-Nappy" included a "Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring" tease by Tom.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler

 

Link Mike Gordon, Wednesday, 03/12/2014
Liberty Hall, Lawrence, KS

Set 1: Long Black Line, Sound, Cruel World, Yarmouth Road, Crumblin' Bones > Traveled Too Far -> Angatta, Mississippi > Face

Set 2: Ether, Normal Phoebe[1], Surface > The Walls of Time, Different World, Say Something, Hand in My Pocket -> Sugar Shack, Voices -> Hap-Nappy

Encore: Miss You

[1] Debut.

Notes: This show marked the debut of "Normal Phoebe." "Time in a Bottle" (Jim Croce) was teased before "Voices."

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler

     

Link Mike Gordon, Saturday, 03/08/2014
Park West, Chicago, IL

Set 1: Long Black Line, Surface, Face -> Susskind Hotel -> Face, Say Something[1], Miss You[2], Messin' with The Kid[2]

Set 2: Ether, 555, Black Tambourine, Loon, Yarmouth Road, Crumblin' Bones, Jumping -> Horizon Line

Encore: Funky Bitch

[1] Sugar Blue on harmonica.
[2] Sugar Blue on harmonica; Mike Gordon debut.

Notes: Sugar Blue sat in on harmonica for "Say Something," "Miss You" and "Messin' with The Kid," the latter two being Mike Gordon debuts. Ether included a "Can't You Hear Me Knocking" tease from Scott. "Horizon Line" contained a "Theme from Star Trek" tease by Tom and "Miss You" quotes.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler, Sugar Blue (Guest)

   

Link Mike Gordon, Thursday, 03/06/2014
The Orange Peel, Asheville, NC

Set 1: Jumping, Say Something, Mississippi, Spock's Brain, Pretty Boy Floyd, Surface, Only a Dream

Set 2: Different World, Peel, Long Black Line, Mrs. Peel, 555, Hand in My Pocket -> It Takes a Lot to Laugh, It Takes a Train to Cry -> Face -> Hap-Nappy

Encore: Are You a Hypnotist??

Notes: "555" was quoted at the end of "It Takes a Lot to Laugh, It Takes a Train to Cry." "Hap-Nappy" contained "Mr. Sandman" teases.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler

 

Link Mike Gordon, Tuesday, 03/04/2014
9:30 Club, Washington, DC

Set 1: Dig Further Down, Yarmouth Road, Jones, Long Black Line, Spock's Brain, Surface, Traveled Too Far

Set 2: Ether -> Either[1] -> Puddle[2] -> Ether, Love On One Condition[2], Twists and Bends[1], Jumping, Paint, Say Something -> Tiny Little World

Encore: Loon, Cities

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

Notes: This show featured the debuts of "Either" and "Twists and Bends" and the Mike Gordon debuts of "Puddle" (International Orange) and "Love On One Condition" (Bonnie Raitt). "Surface" contained "Theme from The Odd Couple" teases by Tom. "Jumping" included a "Sugar Shack" tease from Scott.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler

 

Link Mike Gordon, Sunday, 03/02/2014
Union Transfer, Philadelphia, PA

Set 1: Say Something, Horizon Line, Jumping, Sound, Pretty Boy Floyd, Long Black Line, Different World[1]

Set 2: Mississippi, Peel, Tiny Little World, Barton Hollow[2], Meat, Babylon Baby, Face

Encore: Ether

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

Notes: This show featured the debut of "Different World" and the Mike Gordon debut of "Barton Hollow" (The Civil Wars). "Sound" contained a "Fly" (Sugar Ray) tease.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler

 

Link Mike Gordon, Saturday, 03/01/2014
Webster Hall, New York, NY

Set 1: Tiny Little World, Yarmouth Road -> Caught Up, Surface[1], Radar Blip, Loon[1], Are You a Hypnotist??[2], Another Door

Set 2: Pretty Boy Floyd[2], Spock's Brain[2], Morphing Again > Mrs. Peel, Face, 555[2], Long Black Line

Encore: Voices

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

Notes: This show featured the debuts of "Surface" and "Loon" as well as the Mike Gordon debuts of "Are You a Hypnotist??," "Pretty Boy Floyd," "Spock's Brain" and "555."

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler

 

Link Mike Gordon, Saturday, 03/01/2014
CBS Broadcast Center, New York, NY

Set 1: Long Black Line[1], Tiny Little World[1]

[1] Acoustic.

Notes: This acoustic performance was part of CBS This Morning: Saturday's "Saturday Sessions" and first aired on March 8, 2014.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Todd Isler

 

Link Mike Gordon, Friday, 02/28/2014
Westcott Theater, Syracuse, NY

Set 1: Face[1], Say Something[2], Cruel World, Sugar Shack, Mississippi[2], Traveled Too Far -> Caught Up[1] -> Traveled Too Far, Crumblin' Bones, Dig Further Down -> The Spider and the Ghost of the Fly[2] -> Dig Further Down, Jumping[1]

Set 2: Paint[1], Ether[1], Jones > Fire From a Stick, Peel, Mrs. Peel[1], Angatta[2], Hap-Nappy

Encore: Andelmans' Yard

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

Notes: This show featured the debuts of "Face," "Caught Up," "Jumping," "Paint," "Ether," and "Mrs. Peel" and the Mike Gordon debuts of "Say Something," "Mississippi," (JJ Grey & Mofro) "Angatta" (Barika) and "The Spider and the Ghost of the Fly" (a poem by Vachel Lindsay). "Hap-Nappy" contained "Peel" quotes.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler

 

Link Mike Gordon, Tuesday, 02/25/2014
Newbury Comics, Boston, MA

Set 1: Long Black Line[1], Peel[1], Tiny Little World[1], Yarmouth Road[2]

[1] Mike and Scott acoustic; debut.
[2] Mike and Scott acoustic.

Notes: This in-store promotional appearance celebrated the release of Mike's fourth solo album, Overstepand featured Mike and Scott Murawski on acoustic bass and guitar respectively. This performance included the debut of "Long Black Line," "Peel" and "Tiny Little World."

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski

 

Link Bob Weir & RatDog, Monday, 02/24/2014
House of Blues, Boston, MA

Set 1: Bird Song[1]

[1] Mike on bass.

Notes: Mike sat in on a second bass for "Bird Song."

Musicians: Bob Weir, Steve Kimock, Jay Lane, Jeff Chimenti, Robin Sylvester, Mike Gordon (Guest)

   

Link Phil Lesh & The Terrapin All Stars, Thursday, 08/01/2013
Terrapin Crossroads, San Rafael, CA

Set 1: Shakedown Street , Tennessee Jed, West L.A. Fadeaway, He's Gone, Sugaree, Bertha, Ramble On Rose, Dupree's Diamond Blues, Black Muddy River, Dark Star > Standing on the Moon > St. Stephen > Help on the Way > Slipknot! > Franklin's Tower

Notes: Mike performed on bass and sang on Tennessee Jed and He's Gone during a sit-in with Phil Lesh & The Terrapin All Stars.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Phil Lesh

 

Link Second City Improv, Friday, 07/19/2013
The Second City, Chicago, IL

Notes: After the Phish show at Northerly Island was cancelled due to severe weather, Mike and Fish sat in providing musical accompaniment to the nightly comedy improv, joined by Justin Bieber guitarist Dan Kanter.

Musicians: Jon Fishman, Mike Gordon, Dan Kanter

 

Link Amy Helm, Saturday, 03/02/2013
Higher Ground, South Burlington, VT

Set 1: Roll Um Easy[1], The Walls of Time[1], (Ain't That) Good News[2]

[1] With Mike on guitar.
[2] With Mike on bass.

Notes: Mike sat in with Amy Helm and her band for the songs listed above, playing guitar on "Roll Um Easy" (Little Feat) and "Walls of Time" and playing bass on "(Ain't That) Good News" (Sam Cooke).

Musicians: Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Max Creek, Friday, 01/25/2013
Higher Ground, South Burlington, VT

Soundcheck: Corona

Set 1: Wild Side[1], Stay With Me[1]

[1] with Mike.

Notes: Mike sat in for the listed songs.

Musicians: Scott Murawski, Mark Mercier, John Rider, Bill Carbone, Jamemurrell Stanley, Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Mike Gordon, Wednesday, 10/03/2012
Izod Center, East Rutherford, NJ

Set 1: Rag Mama Rag[1], The Weight[2]

[1] With Mike on bass.
[2] With Mike on vocals.

Notes: This show, billed as "Love for Levon" was a tribute to Levon Helm and a benefit for Levon's home and studio, "The Barn." Mike sat in on bass for "Rag Mama Rag," along with John Hiatt and the House Band (Larry Campbell, Don Was, Kenny Aronoff, Amy Helm, Teresa Williams and 5-piece horn section). Mike also added vocals for the show-closing "The Weight" with all the  other artists from the evening's show.        

Musicians: Larry Campbell, Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Phil Lesh & Friends, Thursday, 08/16/2012
Terrapin Crossroads, San Rafael, CA

Set 1: Jam[1] > The Wheel[2] > Uncle John's Band[2], Death Don't Have No Mercy[2], I Know You Rider[2], Loser[2], Franklin's Tower[2]

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

Notes: Mike joined Phil Lesh and Friends for the second set of this show that took place on the eve of Phish's three night run at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium. "Franklin's Tower" featured "Blue Sky" teases. The first set of this show consisted of a cover of Gram Parsons' 1974 album, Grievous Angel. Phil's band on this night included his sons Grahame and Brian as well as Mark Karan, Ross James, Conor O’Sullivan, Scott Paden and Elliott Peck.

Musicians: Phil Lesh, Mark Karan, Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Move Me Brightly: A Tribute to Jerry Garcia, Friday, 08/03/2012
TRI Studios, San Rafael, CA

Set 1: The Wheel > Cumberland Blues, Loser[1], Mississippi Half-Step Uptown Toodleloo[1], Dire Wolf[1], Dupree's Diamond Blues[1], Tennessee Jed[1], Ship of Fools[1], They Love Each Other[1], Bird Song[1], New Speedway Boogie[1], Loose Lucy, Friend of the Devil, Mission in the Rain[1], Ramble On Rose[1], Catfish John[1], Shakedown Street[1], Terrapin Station[1], He's Gone[1], Eyes of the World[1], Scarlet Begonias[1], Don't Let Go[1], Days Between[1] > Franklin's Tower[1], U.S. Blues[1], Goin' Down the Road Feeling Bad[1], Ripple[1]

[1] With Mike.

Notes: This show, performed at Bob Weir's TRI Studios and webcast, was in honor of what would have been Jerry Garcia's 70th birthday.  Billed as "Move Me Brightly," Mike played bass on the above listed songs other than "The Wheel," "Cumberland Blues," "Loose Lucy" and "Friend of the Devil." Other musicians included Weir, Phil Lesh, Donna Jean Godchaux, Neal Casal, Jon Graboff, Jason Roberts, Joe Russo, Jeff Chimenti, Jim Lauderdale, Adam McDougall, Harper Simon, Josh Kaufman, Sam Cohen, Jonathan Wilson, Cass McCombs, Chris Tomson, Craig Finn and Tad Kubler.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Bob Weir, Joe Russo, Donna Jean Godchaux, Jeff Chimenti

 

Link Mickey Hart Band, Thursday, 07/19/2012
Higher Ground, South Burlington, VT

Set 1: Franklin's Tower[1]

[1] With Mike.

Notes: Mike sat in on bass with Mickey Hart's band for a take on "Franklin's Tower" that closed the first set.

Musicians: Mickey Hart, Dave Schools, Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Keller Williams, Saturday, 03/24/2012
Higher Ground, South Burlington, VT

Set 1: I'm Yours[1], Born to Be Wild[2]

[1] With Mike on acoustic guitar.
[2] With Mike on bass and guitar.

Notes: Mike sat in with Keller Williams for "I'm Yours" and "Born to Be Wild."

Musicians: Keller Williams, Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Mike Gordon, Sunday, 03/18/2012
The Borderline, London, United Kingdom

Set 1: Only a Dream, Rhymes -> Jaded, Be Good and You'll Be Lonely, Barika > Spiral, Weekly Time, Down to the Nightclub

Set 2: Traveled Too Far -> Horizon Line, Skin It Back, What Things Seem, The Walls of Time, Cities, Dig Further Down

Encore: Meat > You Don't Mess Around with Jim

Notes: "Traveled Too Far" contained "Sugar Shack" teases from Scott. "Cities" contained "Won't Get Fooled Again" teases from Tom.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler

 

Link Mike Gordon, Friday, 03/16/2012
Melkweg, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Set 1: Another Door, Crumblin' Bones, Black Tambourine, Morphing Again, Jones, Mound, Toys R Us[1] > Hand in My Pocket, Barika, Susskind Hotel

[1] Mike Gordon debut.

Notes: This show took place in Max Hall and featured the Mike Gordon debut of "Toys R Us" (Greyboy Allstars). This show was part of the "Jam in the Dam VI" that also featured moe.Dark Star OrchestraLotus and Keller Williams.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler

 

Link Mike Gordon, Thursday, 03/15/2012
Melkweg, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Set 1: Sugar Shack, Can't Stand Still -> She Said She Said > The Way It Goes, Andelmans' Yard, Kissing the Lipless[1] > Babylon Baby, Funky Bitch, I Miss My Mind, Hap-Nappy

[1] Mike Gordon debut.

Notes: This show took place in Max Hall and was part of the "Jam in the Dam VI" that also featured moe.Dark Star OrchestraLotus and Keller Williams. "Kissing the Lipless" (The Shins) was a Mike Gordon debut.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler

 

Link Mike Gordon, Wednesday, 03/14/2012
Melkweg, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Set 1: Horizon Line, Voices, Sailin' Shoes, Emotional Railroad > Meat > You Don't Mess Around with Jim[1], Dig Further Down, Don't Do It, River Niger -> Idea

[1] Mike Gordon debut.

Notes: This single-set performance took place in Max Hall and was part of the "Jam in the Dam VI" which also featured moe., Dark Star Orchestra, Lotus and Keller Williams. "You Don't Mess Around with Jim" (Jim Croce) was a Mike Gordon debut.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler

 

Link The Apollo Project, Friday, 01/06/2012
World Financial Center Winter Garden, New York, NY

Set 1: Under Stars, The Secret Place, Matta, Signals, An Ending (Ascent), Under Stars II, Drift, Silver Morning, Deep Blue Day, Weightless, Always Returning, Stars

Encore: Jam

Notes: As part of The New York Guitar Festival, this ensemble performed Apollo: Atmospheres and Soundtracks, the 1983 ambient album by Brian Eno. Folowing the performance of the album in its entirety, the encore featured an improvised ambient-style jam. This was a free performance.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Larry Campbell, Caleb Burhans, Grey McMurray, Jeff Parker, David Torn, Sarah Lipstate

 

Link The Apollo Project, Thursday, 01/05/2012
WNYC New Sounds Studio, New York, NY

Set 1: Deep Blue Day, Under Stars II, Weightless

Notes: This live in-studio performance was a preview for The Apollo Project that was performed on January 6, 2012. Interview segments with host John Schaefer aired between the songs. A recording of this performance is available @ wnyc.org.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Larry Campbell, Caleb Burhans, Grey McMurray

 

Link Mike Gordon, Sunday, 12/11/2011
The Egg, Albany, NY

Set 1: Horizon Line, Only a Dream, I'm Deranged -> The Way It Goes, Just a Rose > Voices, River Niger, Don't Do It -> Horizon Line

Set 2: Funky Bitch, Sugar Shack, Hand in My Pocket -> Dig Further Down -> Dream Song 22 - 'Of 1826'[1] -> Dig Further Down, Crumblin' Bones, Skin It Back -> Hap-Nappy, Won't Get Fooled Again

Encore: Suzy Greenberg[2]

[1] Mike Gordon debut.
[2] Mike Gordon debut, with Steve Pollak on vocals.

Notes: This show was officially released as a 3-CD set and free MP3 download. "I'm Deranged," "Just a Rose," and "Dig Further Down" included "May The Force Be With You" ("The Force Theme" from Star Wars) teases from Tom. "The Way It Goes" contained a "Traveled Too Far" tease from Scott. "Voices" contained a "Black Water" (Doobie Brothers) tease from Scott. "River Niger" contained a "Chameleon" tease from Tom. This gig featured the Mike Gordon debut of "Dream Song 22 - 'Of 1826'," a poem by John Berryman from The Dream Songs, which was delivered as spoken word by Tom. "Suzy Greenberg" was a Mike Gordon debut and featured Steve Pollak ("The Dude of Life") on vocals.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler, Steve Pollak ("The Dude of Life") (Guest)

 

Link Mike Gordon, Saturday, 12/10/2011
Calvin Theatre, Northampton, MA

Set 1: Dig Further Down, Sideways, Willow Tree, Meat, Andelmans' Yard, Barika[1], Don't Do It[1], The Beltless Buckler > Sailin' Shoes, Soulfood Man

Set 2: Couch Lady, Jones > Down to the Nightclub > Can't Stand Still, Be Good and You'll Be Lonely, Sound, What Things Seem, Black Tambourine, Another Door

Encore: Things That Make You Go Hmmm...

[1] Mike Gordon debut.

Notes: This show featured the Mike Gordon debuts of the instrumental "Barika" (by the band also named Barika, written by Craig Myers) and "Don't Do It" (Marvin Gaye, popularized by The Band). "The Beltless Buckler" featured a "Speak Softly Love (Love Theme from The Godfather)" tease from Mike. "Soulfood Man" and "Black Tamborine" contained "Chameleon" teases. "Jones" contained "Last Child" (Aerosmith) quotes from Mike.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler

 

Link Mike Gordon, Friday, 12/09/2011
The Met, Pawtucket, RI

Set 1: Traveled Too Far -> Sugar Shack -> Traveled Too Far -> Sugar Shack -> The Field -> Ain't Love Funny > Kryermaten -> Traveled Too Far -> Sugar Shack, I Miss My Mind > The Void > La La La -> Traveled Too Far

Set 2: Cities, Susskind Hotel -> Cruel World > The Void[1] > She Said She Said, Sugar Shack -> The Walls of Time, No One Receiving -> Susskind Hotel, Hap-Nappy

Encore: Clone

[1] Alternate lyrics "Sugar Shack in The Void."

Notes: "The Void" contained alternate lyrics "Sugar Shack in The Void." "She Said" contained "Susskind Hotel" teases and "Swingtown" quotes. "Hap-Nappy" contained a "Heartbreaker" tease. "Clone" contained "Sugar Shack" teases from Scott.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler

 

Link Mike Gordon, Sunday, 11/13/2011
Lebanon Opera House, Lebanon, NH

Set 1: Another Door, Cruel World, Sideways[1], The Way It Goes[2], What Things Seem, I Miss My Mind -> River Niger, Things That Make You Go Hmmm... > Babylon Baby

Set 2: Sailin' Shoes, Just a Rose -> Black Tambourine, Andelmans' Yard, Meat > Sound, Sugar Shack, Idea

Encore: Funky Bitch > Won't Get Fooled Again

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

Notes: This performance featured the debut of "Sideways" (Gordon, Linitz) and the Mike Gordon debut of "The Way It Goes" (Gillian Welch). After "Another Door" Mike noted that "there is something special about this place... accoustically as well as karmically...I don't know what it is, usually it's a round room, you stand right in the middle of a round room, and you can hear yourself talking from behind the back of your head? You should try it!" Before "Andelman's Yard" Mike noted that "this next one is a little song I wrote with Henry Rollins... and Judy Collins."

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler

   

Link Marco Benevento Trio, Friday, 10/21/2011
Radio Bean, Burlington, VT

Set 1: Green Onions[1] > Twin Killers[1]

[1] Mike on bass.

Notes: Mike sat in on bass (replacing Dave Dreiwitz) for the Booker T. & the M.G.'s classic "Green Onions" and Deerhoof's "Twin Killers," the latter featuring "Rhapsody in Blue" and "Bathtub Gin" teases.

Musicians: Marco Benevento, Andrew Borger, Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Spin Doctors, Sunday, 10/16/2011
Higher Ground, South Burlington, VT

Set 1: Refrigerator Car[1]

[1] Mike on bass.

Notes: Mike sat in on bass for Spin Doctor's original "Refrigerator Car" from Pocket Full of Kryptonite.

Musicians: Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Jackie Greene, Tuesday, 10/11/2011
Higher Ground, South Burlington, VT

Set 1: Sugaree[1]

[1] Mike on bass.

Notes: Mike sat in on bass with Jackie Greene for the Grateful Dead's "Sugaree."

Musicians: Jackie Greene, Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link George Porter, Jr. & Friends, Friday, 09/16/2011
Brooklyn Bowl, Brooklyn, NY

Set 1: Africa[1]

[1] Mike on bass.

Notes: Mike joined George Porter, Jr. & Friends on bass for a rendition of The Meters' "Africa."

Musicians: George Porter, Jr., Eric Krasno, Adam Deitch, Neal Evans, Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Warren Haynes Band, Tuesday, 09/13/2011
Higher Ground, South Burlington, VT

Set 1: On Your Way Down[1], That's What Love Will Make You Do[1]

[1] Mike on bass.

Notes: Mike sat in on bass for covers of Allen Toussaint's "On Your Way Down" and Little Milton's "That's What Love Will Make You Do."

Musicians: Warren Haynes, Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Mike Gordon, Saturday, 04/16/2011
Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park, Live Oak, FL

Set 1: Sound, Can't Stand Still, Babylon Baby, Jones, The Walls of Time[1] > Black Tambourine[1] > Down to the Nightclub[1] > Susskind Hotel[1] > Black Tambourine[1], I Miss My Mind, Horizon Line, Just a Rose > Mound

Encore: Sugar Shack

[1] Oteil Burbridge on a second bass.

Notes: This single-set performance was part of the Wanee Music Festival that also included Widespread Panic, The Allman Brothers Band, Ween and Galactic, among many others. Oteil Burbridge performed on a second bass for "The Walls of Time" through (the second) "Black Tambourine."

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler, Oteil Burbridge (Guest)

 

Link Mike Gordon, Saturday, 03/26/2011
Higher Ground, South Burlington, VT

Set 1: Susskind Hotel > Horizon Line, Just a Rose, Flashback > Black Tambourine, I Miss My Mind, River Niger[1], Down in the Flood[2], Weekly Time[1], Mound

Set 2: Babylon Baby, Hap-Nappy, Cities, Heavy Metal > The Spiritual Jam, Got Away, Down to the Nightclub, Crumblin' Bones, Can't Stand Still, Hand in My Pocket, Idea

Encore: Skin It Back

[1] Bob Wagner on second guitar
[2] Mike Gordon debut; Bob Wagner on second guitar

Notes: "River Niger" through "Weekly Time" featured Bob Wagner on second guitar. This show marked the Mike Gordon debut of Bob Dylan's "Down in the Flood." During setbreak, front of house engineer and bass tech Rachel Bischoff was proposed to on stage (she accepted).

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler, Bob Wagner (Guest)

   

Link Mike Gordon, Wednesday, 03/23/2011
Brooklyn Bowl, Brooklyn, NY

Set 1: Andelmans' Yard, Sound, I'm Deranged > Willow Tree, River Niger, Balloon, Be Good and You'll Be Lonely, You're No Good[1], Mound

Set 2: Traveled Too Far, Flashback > Funky Bitch, Pretend, What Things Seem > Hand in My Pocket, Couch Lady

Encore: Takin' It to the Streets

[1] Mike Gordon debut; Dude of Life on vocals.

Notes: The Mike Gordon debut of "You're No Good" featured Steve Pollak (The Dude of Life) on vocals.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler, Steve Pollak ("The Dude of Life") (Guest)

 

Link Mike Gordon, Tuesday, 03/22/2011
Brooklyn Bowl, Brooklyn, NY

Set 1: Idea, The Walls of Time, Sugar Shack, Cities, Can't Stand Still, Heavy Metal > The Spiritual Jam, Crumblin' Bones, Black Tambourine, Hap-Nappy

Set 2: Horizon Line, The Void[1], Cruel World, Got Away, Middle of the Road, Susskind Hotel > La La La > Susskind Hotel

Encore: Meat

[1] Dance contest.

Notes: "The Void" included a dance "contest" with audience members. "Call to the Post" was teased before Horizon Line.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler

 

Link Mike Gordon, Sunday, 03/20/2011
The Orange Peel, Asheville, NC

Set 1: Morphing Again, What Things Seem, 15 Step -> The Grid -> Makisupa Policeman, Fire From a Stick, I Miss My Mind, River Niger, Flashback > Babylon Baby

Set 2: Andelmans' Yard, Easy To Slip -> The Field > Access Me -> Revelator, Spiral, No One Receiving > Weekly Time -> Susskind Hotel

Encore: Mound

Notes: "15 Step" contained "Take Five" teases from Mike. "Suskind" featured a "Swingtown" tease and "Mound" featured an "Odd Couple theme" tease, both from Tom.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler

 

Link Mike Gordon, Saturday, 03/19/2011
Center Stage Theater, Atlanta, GA

Set 1: Another Door, The Void -> Heavy Metal -> Fixin' to Die[1] > The Void > Rhymes, Exit Wound, She Said She Said, Be Good and You'll Be Lonely, Cities

Set 2: Balloon, Only a Dream -> God Put a Smile Upon Your Face, Just a Rose > Pretend, Nobody's Home, The Beltless Buckler, Traveled Too Far, Mound

Encore: Down to the Nightclub

[1] Col. Bruce Hampton on vocals.

Notes: After "Another Door" Tom Cleary performed a mini "song" on the Kaossilator that he had written backstage before the show about that evening's Supermoon. Mike introduced "The Void" as a "song about the feeling the first person that ever walked on the moon had when taking that... step." Atlanta-fixture Col. Bruce Hampton provided vocals for "Fixin' to Die." 

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler, Col. Bruce Hampton (Guest)

 

Link Mike Gordon, Friday, 03/18/2011
Mercy Lounge, Nashville, TN

Set 1: Horizon Line, Jaded, Emotional Railroad -> Rock On -> Funky Bitch > Susskind Hotel > The Spiritual Jam[1] > Funky Bitch, Got Away, It Takes a Lot to Laugh, It Takes a Train to Cry[2], Can't Stand Still

Set 2: Radar Blip, I'm Deranged, Spiral, Soulfood Man, Flashback > Meat > Jones > Hap-Nappy, I Miss My Mind, Voices

Encore: Idea

[1] Debut.
[2] Mike Gordon debut, one verse only.

Notes: This gig featured the debut of the Craig Myers-penned "The Spritual Jam" and the Mike Gordon debut of Bob Dylan's "It Takes a Lot to Laugh, It Takes a Train to Cry."

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler

 

Link Mike Gordon, Thursday, 03/17/2011
The Pageant, St. Louis, MO

Set 1: Andelmans' Yard, Sound, The Walls of Time, Babylon Baby, Cities, Crumblin' Bones, Mound, Hand in My Pocket > Sugar Shack, Dig Further Down

Notes: This show was a co-bill with Galactic and both band's sets were streamed live on iclips. After "Andelman's Yard," Mike wished everyone a "Happy SPD." After "Walls of Time," Mike tossed a fan a Kaossilator to test out. 

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler

   

Link Mike Gordon, Monday, 03/14/2011
The Ogden Theatre, Denver, CO

Set 1: Andelmans' Yard, Balloon, Black Tambourine, Willow Tree, Fire From a Stick, Ain't Love Funny > Kryermaten > Ain't Love Funny, Jaded[1], Alphabet Street[1], Down to the Nightclub[1]

Set 2: Sound, Susskind Hotel > River Niger > Rock On > Susskind Hotel, I Miss My Mind, Hap-Nappy, Got Away, Hand in My Pocket, Mound

Encore: Jones[1], Things That Make You Go Hmmm...[1]

[1] With Tony Hall, Ivan Neville, Ian Neville and Raymond Weber.

Notes: Mike intrdoced the Leo Kottke original "Balloon" as a tribute to Leo, and offered that any audience member who could write a book report about what this song was about would get free tickets to the next five shows! Dumpstaphunk members Tony Hall, Ivan Neville, Ian Neville, and Raymond Weber sat in on "Jaded" though the end of the first set as well as the entire encore.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler, Raymond Weber (Guest), Tony Hall (Guest), Ivan Neville (Guest), Ian Neville (Guest)

 

Link Mike Gordon, Sunday, 03/13/2011
Belly Up, Aspen, CO

Set 1: Another Door, The Void, Pretend, Spiral, Meat[1], Sailin' Shoes[1], Crumblin' Bones[1], Flashback[2], Dig Further Down

Set 2: Mount Philo > Horizon Line, Just a Rose, Easy To Slip > River Niger > Only a Dream, Going Up Home to Live in Green Pastures, Cities, Lit O Bit, Sugar Shack

Encore: Soulfood Man

[1] Victor Wooten on second bass.
[2] Debut.

Notes: Victor Wooten sat in on a second bass guitar for "Meat," "Sailin' Shoes" and "Crumblin' Bones." This gig featured the debut of Mike's original "Flashback."

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler, Victor Wooten (Guest)

 

Link Mike Gordon, Saturday, 03/12/2011
Sheridan Opera House, Telluride, CO

Set 1: Radar Blip, Idea, Rhymes, Babylon Baby, I Miss My Mind, Middle of the Road, Soulfood Man > Traveled Too Far, Mound[1]

Set 2: Mound[2], Can't Stand Still, The Walls of Time, Cruel World, The Grid > Andelmans' Yard, Be Good and You'll Be Lonely, Meat -> Mound -> Susskind Hotel

Encore: Down to the Nightclub

Encore 2: Hand in My Pocket

[1] Incomplete.
[2] Completes version from first set.

Notes: An incomplete "Mound" ended the first set, was completed to begin the second set, and then was reprised later in the second set including a "Got My Mojo Working" tease. "Susskind Hotel" contained "Rock On" (David Essex) quotes.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler

 

Link Mike Gordon, Friday, 03/11/2011
Orpheum Theater, Flagstaff, AZ

Set 1: Sound, Dig Further Down, Jones > Sailin' Shoes, What Things Seem, Exit Wound, Alphabet Street, Crumblin' Bones, Only a Dream

Set 2: The Void, Access Me[1], 15 Step, Heavy Metal[2] > Got Away, Couch Lady > Wave the Ocean, Voices -> She Said She Said -> Voices > Black Tambourine

Encore: Down to the Nightclub, Sugar Shack

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

Notes: "Only a Dream" contained "Whole Lotta Love" teases. This gig featured the debut of the Craig Myers-penned "Heavy Metal" and the Mike Gordon debut of "Access Me."

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler

       

Link Mike Gordon, Sunday, 03/06/2011
Van Duzer Theatre, Arcata, CA

Set 1: Another Door, The Walls of Time, Emotional Railroad, Spiral, Got Away[1], No One Receiving > Susskind Hotel > Revelator > Susskind Hotel, Down to the Nightclub

Set 2: Can't Stand Still, Jones > Meat > Black Tambourine[2], The Void, Nobody's Home > River Niger, Morphing Again, Idea

Encore: Takin' It to the Streets

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

Notes: This gig featured the debut of the Mike original "Got Away" and the Mike Gordon debut cover of Beck's "Black Tambourine."

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler

 

Link Mike Gordon, Saturday, 03/05/2011
McDonald Theatre, Eugene, OR

Set 1: Horizon Line, Middle of the Road, Traveled Too Far, Willow Tree, Sailin' Shoes, Be Good and You'll Be Lonely, Babylon Baby[1]

Set 2: Funky Bitch, Andelmans' Yard, The Grid, Cruel World, Crumblin' Bones, Pretend, She Said She Said, What Things Seem, Dig Further Down

Encore: Mound[2]

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

Notes: This tour-opening gig featued the debut of "Babylon Baby," and though played over ninety times by Phish, the Mike Gordon debut of "Mound."

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler

   

Link Mike Gordon, Saturday, 11/27/2010
The Paradise, Boston, MA

Set 1: Can't Stand Still, Another Door, Willow Tree, Spiral[1], Exit Wound[1], Sarala, Crumblin' Bones, She Said She Said, Only a Dream

Set 2: Horizon Line, Cruel World, Pretend, Sailin' Shoes, No One Receiving, Voices, Hand in My Pocket > Dig Further Down

Encore: Down to the Nightclub[2], Idea[3]

[1] Julee Avalone on flute.
[2] Jenny Hill on sax, Buford O'Sullivan on trombone, and Micah Deterville on trumpet.
[3] Jenny Hill on sax, Buford O'Sullivan on trombone, and Micah Deterville on trumpet. Dedicated to Jared Slomoff.

Notes: "Spiral" and "Exit Wound" featured Julee Avalone on flute. The encores featured Jenny Hill on sax, Buford O'Sullivan on trombone, and Micah Deterville on trumpet. "Idea" was dedicated to Jared Slomoff.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler, Buford O'Sullivan, Julee Avallone (Guest), Jenny Hill (Guest), Micah Deterville (Guest)

 

Link Mike Gordon, Friday, 11/26/2010
Port City Music Hall, Portland, ME

Set 1: I'm Deranged, Andelmans' Yard, Rhymes, Horizon Line, Easy To Slip[1] > The Walls of Time[2], The Void[2], Sugar Shack[2], Cities[2], Traveled Too Far[2] > Sound[2]

Set 2: What Things Seem[2], Nobody's Home[2], Revelator[2] > The Grid[2] > Makisupa Policeman[2] > Susskind Hotel[2] > 15 Step[2] > Susskind Hotel[2]

Encore: Alphabet Street[2]

[1] Jon Fishman on second drum kit. Mike Gordon debut.
[2] Jon Fishman on second drum kit.

Notes: "Easy to Slip" (Little Feat) was a Mike Gordon debut. Jon Fishman sat in on a second drum kit from "Easy to Slip" through the end of the show. "Makisupa Policeman" contained quotes of  "Swingtown." This show was made available as a LivePhish download.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler, Jon Fishman (Guest)

         

Link Mike Gordon, Thursday, 11/18/2010
Lincoln Hall, Chicago, IL

Set 1: Andelmans' Yard, Horizon Line, Willow Tree, Susskind Hotel > Swingtown > Susskind Hotel, The Outdoor Type, Hap-Nappy, Hand in My Pocket, Only a Dream

Set 2: Dig Further Down, The Void[1], Sailin' Shoes > Crumblin' Bones, Pretend, Rock On, Down to the Nightclub, Idea

Encore: Funky Bitch

[1] Impromptu on-stage dance competition w/ audience members.

Notes: "Hap-Nappy" and "Dig Further Down" contained "Swingtown" (Steve Miller) teases. "Dig Further Down" also contained a tease of "The Godfather Love Theme." During "The Void" there was an impromptu on-stage dance competition with audience members.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler

 

Link Mike Gordon, Wednesday, 11/17/2010
Barrymore Theatre, Madison, WI

Set 1: Couch Lady, Just a Rose, Fire From a Stick, Revelator, Spiral, Nobody's Home, On a Bad Day, Cities, Soulfood Man

Set 2: Traveled Too Far > Blinded By the Light[1] > Traveled Too Far > River Niger > La La La, Cruel World, The Grid > Makisupa Policeman, No One Receiving, I'm Deranged, Another Door

Encore: 15 Step

[1] Mike Gordon debut.

Notes: "Blinded By the Light" (Bruce Springsteen) was a Mike Gordon debut. "Makisupa" contained "Swingtown" (Steve Miller) teases and "Love Theme from The Godfather" was teased before Another Door. 

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler

 

Link Mike Gordon, Tuesday, 11/16/2010
Fine Line Music Cafe, Minneapolis, MN

Set 1: Can't Stand Still, Sound, Susskind Hotel, Be Good and You'll Be Lonely, Middle of the Road, The Walls of Time, Radar Blip, Dig Further Down

Set 2: Idea > Lit O Bit, Hand in My Pocket, Ain't Love Funny > Kryermaten > The Field > Kryermaten > Ain't Love Funny, Funky Bitch[1], Pretend, On The Move, Jones > Sailin' Shoes > Hap-Nappy > Rock Me Baby

Encore: Sugar Shack

[1] Mike Gordon debut.

Notes: This show was made available as a free LivePhish soundboard. "Suskind Hotel" included quotes of Steve Miller's "Fly Like an Eagle." Though previously performed over 150 times by Phish, this was the 'Mike Gordon debut' of "Funky Bitch." "Pretend" contained a tease of "The Fishin' Hole" from Tom. "Hap-Nappy" contained a "Lemon Song" (Led Zeppelin) tease. "Rock Me Baby" contained a "Rhapsody in Blue" (George Gershwin) tease from Tom.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler

     

Link Mike Gordon, Friday, 11/12/2010
The State Room, Salt Lake City, UT

Set 1: I'm Deranged, Spiral, Meat, Pretend, Freedom Dream > Nobody's Home, The Beltless Buckler, Just a Rose[1] > Another Door

Set 2: Susskind Hotel > Rock On > The Grid > 15 Step > Jaded, Sailin' Shoes, I Miss My Mind, Alphabet Street > Soulfood Man

Encore: Rock Me Baby[1]

[1] Mike Gordon debut.

Notes: This gig featured the Mike Gordon debuts of "Just a Rose" (Max Creek) and "Rock Me Baby" (B.B. King).

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler

     

Link Mike Gordon, Monday, 11/08/2010
Aladdin Theatre, Portland, OR

Set 1: Andelmans' Yard, The Walls of Time, Sugar Shack, Spiral, Can't Stand Still > The Field > Midnight, La La La, Idea

Set 2: Ain't Love Funny > Kryermaten > Ain't Love Funny, Jaded, Cities, Susskind Hotel > River Niger, She Said She Said, Middle of the Road, Dig Further Down

Encore: Takin' It to the Streets

Notes: "Kryermaten" contained a "My Favorite Things" tease and "Takin' It to the Streets" contained a "Rock On" (David Essex) tease.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler

 

Link Mike Gordon, Sunday, 11/07/2010
Ben & Jerry's at Haight/Ashbury, San Francisco, CA

Set 1: Middle of the Road, Andelmans' Yard, Crumblin' Bones, Horizon Line, Dig Further Down

Notes: Mike and his band performed a free outdoor set in a light rain in front of the Ben & Jerry's at the corner of Haight and Ashbury.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler

   

Link Mike Gordon, Saturday, 11/06/2010
The Troubadour, West Hollywood, CA

Set 1: Sound, Dig Further Down, Horizon Line[1], She Said She Said, Cruel World, Down to the Nightclub[2], Rock On[2], Susskind Hotel, Idea

Set 2: Can't Stand Still, Sailin' Shoes[2], I Miss My Mind[1], Sugar Shack, Revelator, River Niger, 15 Step, Another Door

Encore: Soulfood Man

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

Notes: This tour-opening gig featured the debut of "Horizon Line" and the Mike Gordon debuts of "Down to the Nightclub" (Tower of Power), "Rock On" (David Essex), "Sailin' Shoes" (Little Feat), and the Tom Cleary-penned "I Miss My Mind."

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler

 

Link Mike Gordon, Monday, 10/18/2010
Kenny's Castaways, New York, NY

Set 1: Can't Stand Still, Horizon Line, Fire From a Stick, What Things Seem, Babylon Baby, Jam -> Get Low, Flashback, The Void, Jam, Spiral

Set 2: Can't Stand Still, Horizon Line, Fire From a Stick, Jam, What Things Seem, Jam, Babylon Baby, Fire From a Stick, The Void, Jam, Spiral, Idea, Peace Frog, Jam, What Things Seem

Notes: This evening was billed as “The Mossery, a free-form musical event on the eve of the release of Mike Gordon’s new studio album Moss." The show was free but there were two seperate admissions for each set. The first set featured a core of Mike on bass, Scott Murawski on guitar and Joe Russo (set one) and Todd Isler (set two) on drums, along with a revolving cast of audience members sitting in for each song. 

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Joe Russo, Todd Isler

 

Link Trey Anastasio and Mike Gordon, Saturday, 10/09/2010
1stBank Center, Broomfield, CO

Set 1: Back on the Train[1], Water in the Sky[1], Sample in a Jar[1], Train Song[1], Waste[1] > Possum[1] > My Friend, My Friend[1] > Wilson[1] > Bathtub Gin[1]

[1] Trey on acoustic guitar and Mike on acoustic bass.

Notes: This show was a benefit for victims of the Fourmile Canyon Fire that also featured Leftover Salmon (with a guest appearance by Page), Yonder Mountain String Band (with Fishman), Big Head Todd and The Monsters and String Cheese Incident (with Trey). After "Train Song" Trey noted that "the four of us have always thought of Colorado as a second home" and gave a call out to section 107 that was reserved for volunteer fire fighters who had fought the Fourmile Canyon fire.

Musicians: Trey Anastasio, Mike Gordon

 

Link Mike Gordon, Sunday, 09/05/2010
Gelston Castle, Mohawk, NY

Set 1: Andelmans' Yard, Sugar Shack, The Walls of Time, 15 Step, Spiral, Idea[1], Crumblin' Bones, Dig Further Down

[1] Mike Gordon debut.

Notes: This single-set performance was part of the moe.down XI festival at Gelston Castle Estate that also included The Black Keys, Built to Spill, Tortoise, Ryan Montbleau BandThe Brew and, of course, moe. "Idea" was performed for the first time by Mike outside of Phish.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler

 

Link Mike Gordon, Sunday, 03/14/2010
Lebanon Opera House, Lebanon, NH

Set 1: Another Door, Middle of the Road, Meat > Willow Tree > Fiddle Jam, Jaded[1] > Weekly Time[1] > Jaded[1], Nobody's Home > Susskind Hotel

Set 2: Morphing Again, Only a Dream, Hap-Nappy, Sugar Shack, 15 Step > River Niger, Be Good and You'll Be Lonely, She Said She Said

Encore: Jones, Country Boy[1]

[1] Joe Cleary on fiddle.

Notes: Joe Cleary sat in on fidle for the "Fiddle Jam" through the return to "Jaded" and "Country Boy." The second "Jaded" contained "Heartbreaker" (Led Zeppelin) teases.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler, Joe Cleary (Guest)

 

Link Mike Gordon, Saturday, 03/13/2010
Pearl Street Ballroom, Northampton, MA

Set 1: Can't Stand Still, Spiral, Columbus Stockade Blues[1], Voices[1], Radar Blip, The Beltless Buckler > I'm Deranged > Dig Further Down

Set 2: What Things Seem, Fire From a Stick, Crumblin' Bones, Revelator > Hap-Nappy > La La La, Cities, Be Good and You'll Be Lonely, Traveled Too Far

Encore: Swamp Music

[1] Mark Mercier on keyboards and vocals.

Notes: "Columbus Stockade Blues" and "Voices" featuref Mark Mercier on keyboards and vocals.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler, Mark Mercier (Guest)

     

Link Mike Gordon, Tuesday, 03/09/2010
Rams Head Live!, Baltimore, MD

Set 1: Frame Jam > Can't Stand Still, Couch Lady, Be Good and You'll Be Lonely[1], I'm Deranged[2] > The Walls of Time[2] > I'm Deranged[2], Emotional Railroad > Voices

Set 2: Andelmans' Yard, Sugar Shack, Jones > Swamp Music, Nobody's Home, Fire From a Stick, The Grid, River Niger > She Said She Said

Encore: Another Door

[1] Mike Gordon debut.
[2] Danny Barnes on rotating banjo, bass and guitar.

Notes: The "Frame Jam" improv featured Tom on frame drum and Craig on n'goni. The Tom Cleary original "Be Good and You'll Be Lonely" was a Mike Gordon debut. The "I'm Deranged" > "Walls of Time" > "I'm Deranged" segment featured Danny Barnes on banjo, and with Scott, Mike, and Danny trading places on bass, banjo and guitar.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler, Danny Barnes (Guest)

 

Link Mike Gordon, Sunday, 03/07/2010
Sherman Theater, Stroudsburg, PA

Set 1: Only a Dream, Can't Stand Still, Pretend > Can't Stand Still > Pretend, 15 Step > Midnight[1], Where The Soul of a Man Never Dies[1], Middle of the Road, Cruel World, Soulfood Man

Set 2: Dig Further Down, Hap-Nappy[2], She Said She Said, Crumblin' Bones > Morphing Again, Meat, Another Door

Encore: Country Boy[3]

[1] Danny Barnes on banjo.
[2] Mike Gordon debut.
[3] Mike Gordon debut; Danny Barnes on banjo.

Notes: This show featured the Mike Gordon debut of "Hap-Nappy." "Midnight," "Where the Soul of a Man Never Dies" and "Country Boy" featured Danny Barnes on banjo. "Soulfood Man" contained "Wipe Out" teases.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler, Danny Barnes (Guest)

     

Link Umphrey's McGee, Friday, 11/13/2009
Higher Ground, South Burlington, VT

Set 1: In the Kitchen

Notes: Mike sat in on bass in place of Ryan Stasik for a 16-minute version of "In the Kitchen."

Musicians: Jake Cinninger, Brendan Bayliss, Joel Cummins, Andy Farag, Kris Myers, Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Mike Gordon, Sunday, 10/04/2009
Higher Ground, South Burlington, VT

Set 1: Andelmans' Yard, What Things Seem, Sugar Shack[1], The Field, Spiral, Swamp Music, Crumblin' Bones, Dig Further Down, Happy Birthday to You

Set 2: Can't Stand Still > Revelator > Soulfood Man > La La La, 15 Step > River Niger > Traveled Too Far

Encore: Things That Make You Go Hmmm...

[1] Page on keyboards.

Notes: "Sugar Shack" featured Page on keys. "Happy Birthday" was sung to crew member Rachel Bischoff.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler, Page McConnell (Guest)

     

Link Mike Gordon, Wednesday, 09/30/2009
Mr. Small's Theatre, Pittsburgh, PA

Set 1: I'm Deranged, Another Door, Exit Wound > The Field > Sarala > Revolution, No One Receiving, Only a Dream[1]

Set 2: Only a Dream[2], What Things Seem, Couch Lady, Swamp Music, Ain't Love Funny > Kryermaten > Ain't Love Funny, Can't Stand Still, God Put a Smile Upon Your Face, Dig Further Down

Encore: Makisupa Policeman

[1] Unfinished.
[2] Completed unfinished version ending first set.

Notes: Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey opened. "Only a Dream" was unfinished to end the first set and then resumed at the beginning of the second set.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler

   

Link Mike Gordon, Monday, 09/28/2009
20th Century Theatre, Cincinnati, OH

Set 1: Dig Further Down, What Things Seem, Swamp Music, Emotional Railroad, Voices > Sugar Shack > Voices, On a Bad Day, Jaded[1] > Who By Fire[1]

Set 2: Soulfood Man, The Grid, Crumblin' Bones, River Niger, Things That Make You Go Hmmm..., Couch Lady, Another Door, Radar Blip

Encore: Meat

[1] Michael "Mad Dog" Mavridoglou on trumpet.

Notes: Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey opened. "Jaded" and "Who By Fire" featured Michael "Mad Dog" Mavridoglou on trumpet.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler, Michael "Mad Dog" Mavridoglou (Guest)

       

Link Mike Gordon, Tuesday, 09/22/2009
Mercy Lounge, Nashville, TN

Set 1: Another Door, Sound, What Things Seem, Spiral, Crumblin' Bones[1], Weekly Time[1], Swamp Music[1]

Set 2: Radar Blip, Peggy-O[2], Sugar Shack, River Niger, Still Water, Can't Stand Still, La La La, Traveled Too Far

Encore: She Said She Said

[1] Guthrie Trapp on guitar.
[2] Mike Gordon debut with Tara Nevins on fiddle and vocals.

Notes: "Crumblin' Bones," "Weekly Time" and "Swamp Music" featured Guthrie Trapp on guitar. The Mike Gordon debut of "Peggy-O" featured Tara Nevins on fiddle and vocals.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler, Guthrie Trapp (Guest), Tara Nevins (Guest)

       

Link Mike Gordon, Thursday, 09/17/2009
Variety Playhouse, Atlanta, GA

Set 1: Sugar Shack, Radar Blip, Emotional Railroad, What Things Seem, Morphing Again, River Niger, Wave the Ocean[1], Yield Not to Temptation[2]

Set 2: Jaded, Ain't Love Funny > Kryermaten > Ain't Love Funny, 15 Step, Couch Lady, Spiral, Nobody's Home[3], I'm Deranged[3], Traveled Too Far

Encore: Dig Further Down

[1] Mike Gordon debut.
[2] Mike Gordon debut; Col. Bruce Hampton on guitar.
[3] Deji Coker on sax.

Notes: This show featured the Mike Gordon debut of Tim O'Brien's "Wave the Ocean" and Col. Bruce Hampton and The Aquarium Rescue Unit's "Yield Not to Temptation" which featured Col. Bruce Hampton on guitar. "Nobody's Home" and "I'm Deranged" featured Deji Coker on sax.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler, Col. Bruce Hampton (Guest), Deji Coker (Guest)

 

Link Mike Gordon, Tuesday, 09/15/2009
The Orange Peel, Asheville, NC

Set 1: Voices, Andelmans' Yard, The Walls of Time[1], Can't Stand Still[1], Spiral, Swamp Music, The Field, Midnight, Crumblin' Bones, Only a Dream

Encore: Things That Make You Go Hmmm...

[1] Jeff Sipe on drums.

Notes: Rubblebucket Orchestra opened. "The Walls of Time" and "Can't Stand Still" featured Jeff Sipe on drums.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler, Jeff Sipe (Guest)

   

Link Mike Gordon, Saturday, 09/12/2009
State Theatre, Falls Church, VA

Set 1: Another Door, Andelmans' Yard, Emotional Railroad > Can't Stand Still, Spiral, Ain't Wastin' Time No More[1] > La La La[2], Sound, Sarala > Couch Lady, 15 Step, Only a Dream

Encore: Sugar Shack, Takin' It to the Streets

[1] Mike Gordon debut with Reid Genauer on guitar and vocals.
[2] Reid Genauer on guitar and vocals.

Notes:  "La La La" and the Mike Gordon debut of The Allman Brothers Band's "Ain't Wastin' Time No More" featured Reid Genauer on guitar and vocals.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler, Reid Genauer (Guest)

 

Link Mike Gordon, Friday, 09/11/2009
Bearsville Theater, Woodstock, NY

Soundcheck: Dig Further Down

Set 1: Susskind Hotel, The Walls of Time, Traveled Too Far, Swamp Music, The Field > Another Door > Things That Make You Go Hmmm..., Crumblin' Bones, Drums[1], Dig Further Down

Encore: Meat -> Soulfood Man

[1] Ken Lovelett on lap drum.

Notes: The soundcheck for this gig was broadcast live on Radio Woodstock WDSTReid Genauer performed a solo acoustic set to open. "Drums" featured Ken Lovelett on lap drum.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler, Ken Lovelett (Guest)

   

Link Mike Gordon, Wednesday, 09/09/2009
Somerville Theatre, Somerville, MA

Set 1: Another Door, Rhymes, Jaded, The Grid, Spiral[1], Sound, Nobody's Home[2], Who By Fire[2], The Field, God Put a Smile Upon Your Face[2], Only a Dream

Encore: Susskind Hotel, She Said She Said

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

Notes: Break Science featuring Adam Deitch opened. This gig featured the debut of "Spiral" and three Mike Gordon debuts: "Nobody's Home" (Tom Cleary), "Who By Fire" (Leonard Cohen) and "God Put a Smile Upon My Face" (Coldplay).

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler

 

Link Mike Gordon, Tuesday, 09/08/2009
Music Hall of Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY

Set 1: Dig Further Down, Radar Blip, Swamp Music[1], What Things Seem[2], Can't Stand Still[2], Voices, The Field[1], Couch Lady, Sarala[3] > Intensified[3] > Traveled Too Far

Encore: Andelmans' Yard > 15 Step[1] > Andelmans' Yard

[1] Mike Gordon debut.
[2] Debut.
[3] Mike Gordon debut with Marco Benevento and Joe Russo.

Notes: Marco Benevento opened. This tour-opening gig was filled with debuts that would become fixtures in Mike's repertoire: Mike originals "What Things Seem" and "Can't Stand Still," "Swamp Music" (Lynyrd Skynyrd), "The Field" (Scott Murawski), "Sarala" (Craig Myers), "Intensified" (Desmond Dekker) and "15 Step" (Radiohead). Marco Benevento and Joe Russo sat in for "Sarala" and "Intensified."

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler, Marco Benevento (Guest), Joe Russo (Guest)

 

Link Gordon, Kreutzmann & Murawski, Wednesday, 06/03/2009
City Winery, New York, NY

Set 1: Doin' My Time, Eyes of the World, Cumberland Blues

Set 2: Peggy-O[1], Tore Up Over You, Come Together > Skin It Back, U.S. Blues, Express Yourself, Quinn the Eskimo > Mercury Blues

[1] Tara Nevins on vocals.

Notes: This previously unannounced free show took place on Mike's birthday; Mike sported a new bass given to him as a birthday gift from Page. Tara Nevins provided vocals for "Peggy-O."

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Bill Kreutzmann, Tara Nevins (Guest)

 

Link Chris Barron & The Time Bandits, Tuesday, 05/12/2009
The National Underground, New York, NY

Set 1: I Know You Know, Phony, Darken My Door, Heartbreak Boulevard, Ben's Looking Out the Window Blues[1], Gorilla Boy[1], Louisiana Holiday, My Problem Now -> Little Miss Can't Be Wrong -> My Problem Now, Can't Kick the Habit, Big Fat Funky Booty, Providence, How Could You Want Him (When You Know You Could Have Me?)[2], Dancing with Your Dress On Fire, Two Princes

Encore: I Must Be the King

[1] Mike on bass and John Popper on harmonica.
[2] Mike on bass, John Popper on harmonica, and Joe Russo on drums.

Notes: Mike joined the Spin Doctor's lead singer, Chris Barron, for "Ben's Looking Out the Window Blues" and "Gorilla Boy" (along with John Popper), then again later in the set for "How Could You Want Him (When You Know You Could Have Me)" (with John Popper and Joe Russo).

Musicians: Chris Barron, Mike Gordon (Guest), John Popper (Guest), Joe Russo (Guest)

 

Link Mike Gordon, Tuesday, 12/30/2008
Higher Ground, South Burlington, VT

Set 1: Sound, Another Door > Midnight, Only a Dream -> Living for the City, The Time For Loving Is Now > River Niger > Meat, Crumblin' Bones, Cruel World, The Walls of Time, Traveled Too Far > Things That Make You Go Hmmm... > Traveled Too Far

Encore: Dancing in the Street[1]

[1] Mike Gordon debut, with Amber DeLaurentis on vocals and Dave Grippo on sax.

Notes: Rubblebucket Orchestra opened. The Mike Gordon debut of "Dancing in the Street" (Martha and the Vandellas) featured Amber DeLaurentis on vocals and Dave Grippo on alto sax.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler, Dave Grippo (Guest), Amber DeLaurentis (Guest)

   

Link Mike Gordon, Sunday, 12/28/2008
The Music Hall, Portsmouth, NH

Set 1: Morphing Again, Rhymes, Only a Dream > Living for the City[1], Voices, Cruel World, Ain't Love Funny > Kryermaten > Ain't Love Funny, Radar Blip, Things That Make You Go Hmmm... -> Jaded > Traveled Too Far

Encore: Sound > Takin' It to the Streets

[1] Mike Gordon debut.

Notes: Bow Thayer & Perfect Trainwreck opened. Stevie Wonder's "Living for the City" (from Innervisions) was a Mike Gordon debut. "Fanfare for the Common Man" was teased near the end of "Takin' It to the Streets."

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler

 

Link Mike Gordon, Saturday, 12/27/2008
Lupo's Heartbreak Hotel, Providence, RI

Set 1: Another Door, Willow Tree[1], Susskind Hotel[1], Andelmans' Yard, Pretend, Only a Dream[2], Meat > River Niger > Crumblin' Bones > Dig Further Down

Encore: She Said She Said

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

Notes: Bow Thayer & Perfect Trainwreck opened. This show included the Mike Gordon debut of "Suskind Hotel" and the Max Creek original "Willow Tree," as well as the debut of "Only a Dream."

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler

 

Link Benevento/Russo Duo, Thursday, 10/16/2008
Higher Ground, South Burlington, VT

Set 1: Echo Park, Welcome Red, Circus Cats, Love Song, Play Pause Stop, Jam, Becky, Soba, Blood Not Sap, Hateframe, Paranoid Android, Best Reason to Buy the Sun

Encore: Jam[1]

[1] With Mike.

Notes: Mike sat in with the Duo for the encore. Both "Becky" and the preceding jam featured Dave Grippo on saxophone. 

Musicians: Marco Benevento, Joe Russo, Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Electron, Saturday, 10/11/2008
Club Metronome, Burlington, VT

Set 1: Home Again[1]

[1] Mike on bass.

Notes: This was a late afternoon matinée performance. Mike sat in on bass for "Home Again" (The Disco Biscuits).

Musicians: Joe Russo, Marc Brownstein, Aron Magner, Tom Hamilton, Jr., Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Assembly of Dust, Saturday, 10/04/2008
Higher Ground, South Burlington, VT

Set 1: Arc of the Sun[1], Ain't Wastin' Time No More[1] -> Sometimes[1]

[1] Mike on bass.

Notes: Mike joined Assembly of Dust on bass for "Arc of the Sun" (AOD), "Ain't Wastin' Time No More" (Allman Brothers Band) and "Sometimes" (Strangefolk).

Musicians: Reid Genauer, Mike Gordon (Guest)

   

Link Mike Gordon, Sunday, 09/07/2008
The Paradise, Boston, MA

Set 1: Another Door, Crumblin' Bones, Midnight, She Said She Said > River Niger -> She Said She Said > The Walls of Time, Meat, I Got Loaded[1], Cruel World, Radar Blip[2] > Voices -> No One Receiving -> Voices -> Traveled Too Far

Encore: On a Bad Day > Andelmans' Yard

[1] Neil Cleary on vocals.
[2] Jenny Hill, Alex Toth and Kal Traver on horns.

Notes: Rubblebucket Orchestra opened. Tom Cleary's younger brother, Neil, provided vocals for "I Got Loaded." Jenny Hill, Alex Toth and Kal Traver sat in on horns for "Radar Blip."

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler, Jenny Hill (Guest), Neil Cleary (Guest), Alex Toth (Guest), Kal Traver (Guest)

 

Link Mike Gordon, Friday, 09/05/2008
Beachland Ballroom, Cleveland, OH

Set 1: Another Door, Crumblin' Bones, Voices, Pretend, Things That Make You Go Hmmm...[1] > Meat[1], Andelmans' Yard, The Walls of Time, Emotional Railroad, Dig Further Down

Encore: Makisupa Policeman

[1] Freekbass on bass.

Notes: Freekbass (the band) opened and Freekbass (the person) sat in on "Things That Make You Go Hmmm..." and "Meat."

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler, Freekbass (Guest)

 

Link Mike Gordon, Thursday, 09/04/2008
Park West, Chicago, IL

Notes: This gig was billed as "Mike Gordon's Magic Hat Summer Variety Show."

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler

 

Link Mike Gordon, Wednesday, 09/03/2008
Majestic Theatre, Madison, WI

Set 1: Sound, Meat, Dig Further Down, Pretend, I'm Deranged, Born On the Bayou[1], The Time For Loving Is Now, Another Door, Emotional Railroad, Andelmans' Yard, Traveled Too Far

Encore: Soulfood Man

[1] Mike Gordon debut, with Chris Friday on vocals.

Notes: DeLeon opened. The Mike Gordon debut of "Born on the Bayou" (Creedence Clearwater Revival) featured Mike's tour manager, Chris Friday, on vocals.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler, Chris Friday (Guest)

 

Link Mike Gordon, Tuesday, 09/02/2008
Varsity Theater, Minneapolis, MN

Soundcheck: Weekly Time, Ain't Love Funny

Set 1: Voices, Crumblin' Bones, William Powell[1], Living In The Country[2], Rings[2], Andelmans' Yard, Traveled Too Far, She Said She Said > River Niger > She Said She Said, Cruel World, Dig Further Down

Encore: Makisupa Policeman[3] -> Alphabet Street[3]

[1] Mike and Leo Kottke acoustic duet.
[2] Acoustic, with Leo Kottke.
[3] Michael Williams on bass trumpet.

Notes: DeLeon opened. "William Powell" was performed as an acoustic duet by Mike and guest Leo Kottke. Leo Kottke joined the whole band for acoustic renditions of "Living In the Country" and "Rings." Michael Williams (a.k.a. "MiWi La Lupa") sat in on bass trumpet for the "Makisupa," "Alphabet Street" encore.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler, Michael Williams (Guest), Leo Kottke (Guest)

       

Link Mike Gordon, Tuesday, 08/26/2008
The Roxy Theatre, Los Angeles, CA

Set 1: Another Door, Meat, Cruel World, The Walls of Time, Voices, La La La, Radar Blip[1], Brawlin[2], Takin' It to the Streets[3], Dig Further Down, I'm Deranged, Traveled Too Far

Encore: Alphabet Street[1]

[1] Jenny Hill on alto sax.
[2] Mike Gordon debut, with Fonzworth Bentley.
[3] Marco Benevento on keyboards.

Notes: Marco Benevento opened and sat in on keyboards for "Takin' It to the Streets." "Radar Blip" and "Alphabet Street" featured Jenny Hill on alto sax. Fonzworth Bentley sat in on the Mike Gordon debut of Bentley's original "Brawlin."

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler, Marco Benevento (Guest), Jenny Hill (Guest), Fonzworth Bentley (Guest)

 

Link Mike Gordon, Sunday, 08/24/2008
Polo Fields, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA

Set 1: Voices, Andelmans' Yard, Traveled Too Far, She Said She Said

Encore: Meat

Notes: This single set performance was part of the innagural Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival that also featured Radiohead, Beck, Primus and Wilco, among many others.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler

 

Link Mike Gordon, Saturday, 08/23/2008
Aladdin Theatre, Portland, OR

Set 1: Andelmans' Yard, Cruel World > Ain't Love Funny > Kryermaten > Ain't Love Funny > The Time For Loving Is Now > Alphabet Street > River Niger, Another Door

Set 2: Makisupa Policeman > Radar Blip -> Think[1] > Pretend[2] > I'm Deranged > Morphing Again > She Said She Said

Encore: Midnight > Takin' It to the Streets

[1] Mike Gordon debut; Emily Grogan on vocals.
[2] Debut.

Notes: This gig included the debut of the Mike original "Pretend." The Mike Gordon debut of "Think" (Aretha Franklin) featured Emily Grogan on vocals.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler, Emily Grogan (Guest)

 

Link Mike Gordon, Friday, 08/22/2008
Tractor Tavern, Seattle, WA

Set 1: Dig Further Down, Rhymes, La La La > The Curtain With[1] > Sound, She Said She Said, Andelmans' Yard

Set 2: Voices, White Freightliner Blues, Jaded, Rock Steady[2], Things That Make You Go Hmmm... > Traveled Too Far

Encore: Meat > Things That Make You Go Hmmm...

[1] Mike Gordon debut.
[2] Mike Gordon debut; Emily Grogan on vocals.

Notes: "The Curtain With" and "Rock Steady" (Bad Company) were Mike Gordon debut. Emily Grogan provided additional vocals on "Rock Steady."

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler, Emily Grogan (Guest)

 

Link Mike Gordon, Friday, 08/15/2008
Waterfront Park, Burlington, VT

Set 1: Another Door, Crumblin' Bones, She Said She Said, On a Bad Day[1], Milwaukee Here I Come[1], Andelmans' Yard[2], Traveled Too Far[2], Voices[2], The Walls of Time[2], Makisupa Policeman[2], Morphing Again, Meat

Encore: Alphabet Street

[1] Brett Hughes on guitar & vocals, Marie Claire on vocals.
[2] Page on keyboards.

Notes: This free gig was part of the Lake Champlain Maritime Festival and also featured an appearance by Bernie Sanders. "On a Bad Day" and "Milwaukee Here I Come" featured Brett Hughes on guitar vocals and Marie Claire on vocals. "Andelmans' Yard" through "Makisupa" featued Page on keyboards.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler, Page McConnell (Guest), Marie Claire (Guest), Brett Hughes (Guest)

     

Link Mike Gordon, Wednesday, 08/13/2008
Highline Ballroom, New York, NY

Set 1: Voices, Traveled Too Far, River Niger, Takin' It to the Streets, On a Bad Day[1], Bury Me Beneath the Willow[1], I'm a Little Bit Lonesome[1], She Said She Said, Radar Blip[2], Things That Make You Go Hmmm...[2], Dig Further Down

Encore: Spanish Moon[3]

[1] Acoustic, with Andy Cartoun on banjo.
[2] Jenny Hill on alto sax and Pamela Fleming on trumpet.
[3] With The Bridge.

Notes: The Bridge opened and performed on the Mike Gordon debut of "Spanish Moon" (Little Feat). "On a Bad Day," "Bury Me Beneath the Willow" and "I'm A Little Bit Lonesome" were performed acoustic with Andy Cartoun on banjo. "Radar Blip" and "Things That Make You Go Hmmm..." featured Pamela Fleming on trumpet and Jenny Hill on alto sax.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler, Pamela Fleming (Guest), Jenny Hill (Guest), Andy Cartoun (Guest)

   

Link Mike Gordon, Saturday, 08/09/2008
Masquerade Music Park, Atlanta, GA

Set 1: Another Door, Cruel World > Morphing Again, Makisupa Policeman > Dig Further Down > The Walls of Time, Traveled Too Far

Notes: This opening set was in support of Gov't Mule. Mike and Scott sat in during the Gov't Mule set for "Sugaree."

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler

 

Link Mike Gordon, Friday, 08/08/2008
Music Farm, Charleston, SC

Set 1: Traveled Too Far > Bye Bye Baby[1] > Traveled Too Far, River Niger[1], Midnight[1], Voices, Still Water, Voices, The Time For Loving Is Now, Makisupa Policeman, Radar Blip, Dig Further Down

[1] Mike Gordon debut.

Notes: The Bridge opened. This show featured the Mike Gordon debuts of "Bye Bye Baby" (Bay City Rollers), "River Niger" (War) and "Midnight" (Red Foley).

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler

 

Link Mike Gordon, Thursday, 08/07/2008
Neighborhood Theatre, Charlotte, NC

Set 1: Sound, Jaded, Crumblin' Bones, If 6 Was 9, On a Bad Day[1], Bury Me Beneath the Willow[2], I'm a Little Bit Lonesome[1], She Said She Said, Voices, Another Door

Encore: Skin It Back[3]

[1] Acoustic.
[2] Mike Gordon debut; acoustic.
[3] Mike Gordon debut, with The Bridge.

Notes: The Bridge opened. "Bury Me Beneath the Willow" (Woody Guthrie) was a Mike Gordon debut. "On a Bad Day," "Bury Me Beneath the Willow" and "I'm A Little Bit Lonesome" were performed acoustic. Members of The Bridge sat in with Mike's band for the "Skin It Back" (Little Feat) encore, also a Mike Gordon debut. 

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler

   

Link Mike Gordon, Tuesday, 08/05/2008
Plan 9, Richmond, VA

Set 1: Voices[1], Traveled Too Far[1], Pretend[1], Sound[1]

[1] Acoustic.

Notes: This free in-store appearance at the Plan 9 record store was performed entirely acoustic.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler

 

Link Mike Gordon, Tuesday, 08/05/2008
Toad's Place, Richmond, VA

Set 1: Another Door > Weekly Time > Cruel World, On a Bad Day[1], Morphing Again[2], Meat > Traveled Too Far > Rhymes[1] > Dig Further Down

Encore: She Said She Said

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

Notes: The Bridge opened. This gig featured the Mike Gordon debuts of "On a Bad Day" (Kasey Chambers) and "Rhymes" (Al Green). "Morphing Again" was performed acoustic.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler

 

Link Mike Gordon, Sunday, 08/03/2008
Theatre of the Living Arts, Philadelphia, PA

Set 1: Another Door, She Said She Said > Traveled Too Far > Soumaila[1], Crumblin' Bones, Sound[2], Andelmans' Yard, Meat, Things That Make You Go Hmmm...[1], Dig Further Down, La La La > Takin' It to the Streets[1]

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

Notes: This gig featured four Mike Gordon debuts: "Soumaila" (Craig Myers), Mike's original "Sound," "Things That Make You Go Hmm..." (C+C Music Factory) and "Takin' It to the Streets" (Doobie Brothers). "Soumaila" contained a "Those Were the Days" tease near its end.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler

 

Link Mike Gordon, Saturday, 08/02/2008
Seaside Park, Bridgeport, CT

Set 1: Dig Further Down, Crumblin' Bones, Traveled Too Far[1], The Walls of Time[1], Meat

[1] Bill Kreutzmann on drums.

Notes: This set was part of the Gathering of the Vibes that also featured Phil Lesh & Friends, Dark Star Orchestra and Zappa Plays Zappa, among many others. The set was shortened a bit due to a torrential rainstorm earlier in the day. "Crumblin' Bones" contained "Rhapsody in Blue" and "Entrance of the Gladiators" teases. Bill Kreutzmann sat in on drums for "Traveled Too Far" and "The Walls of Time."

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler, Bill Kreutzmann (Guest)

 

Link STS9, Wednesday, 07/23/2008
Higher Ground, South Burlington, VT

Set 1: Jam[1]

[1] Mike on bass.

Notes: Mike sat in with STS9 on bass for a mid-set jam.

Musicians: Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Mike Gordon, Saturday, 07/19/2008
Dick's Sporting Goods Park, Commerce City, CO

Set 1: Another Door, She Said She Said

Notes: This show was a part of the Mile High Music Festival. This setlist is incomplete.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler

   

Link The Bridge, Saturday, 07/12/2008
Marvin's Mountain Top, Masontown, WV

Set 1: Bad Locomotive[1]

[1] Mike on bass.

Notes: This set was part of the All Good Music Festival that also featured Mike GordonPhil Lesh & Friends, and Widespread Panic. Mike joined The Bridge on bass for their original "Bad Locomotive."

Musicians: Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Trey Anastasio, Sunday, 07/06/2008
Double JJ Resort, Rothbury, MI

Set 1: Back on the Train[1], Brian and Robert[1], Water in the Sky[1], Secret Smile[1], Driver[1], The Inlaw Josie Wales[1], Farmhouse[1], Let Me Lie[1], Sample in a Jar[1], Mountains in the Mist[1], Wading in the Velvet Sea[1], Sleep Again[1], Waste[1], Backwards Down the Number Line[2], Alaska[2], Chalk Dust Torture[3]

[1] Trey solo acoustic.
[2] Debut; Trey on acoustic with Mike on bass.
[3] Trey on acoustic with Mike on bass.

Notes: This set was part of the Rothbury Festival. Trey performed this set solo acoustic, excepting "BDTNL" through "Chalk Dust" where he was joined by Mike on bass. Before "Mountains in the Mist" Trey related a story about how he was asleep in the car on the way to this gig, and when he woke there was a sign that said "Welcome to Whitehall;" he dedicated the song to all the people in Whitehall. This show featured the debuts of "Backwards Down the Number Line" and "Alaska." Trey introduced "BDTNL" as a song written by Tom that arrived in the mail on his birthday and is "about getting younger or something." After "BDTNL" Trey asked the crowd to give it up for Mike who he "had just taught that song five minutes before coming out." 

Musicians: Trey Anastasio, Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Mike Gordon, Sunday, 07/06/2008
Double JJ Resort, Rothbury, MI

Set 1: Another Door, The Walls of Time, The Time For Loving Is Now, Dig Further Down, Cruel World[1], Meat[1], She Said She Said[2]

[1] Trey on guitar.
[2] Trey on guitar and Fish on drums.

Notes: This set was part of the Rothbury Festival that also featured Phil Lesh & Friends, Dave Matthews Band, Widespread Panic, Primus and Trey Anastasio, among many others. Trey sat in on guitar for "Cruel World" and "Meat;" Trey and Fishman (on drums) sat in for "She Said, She Said." "Meat" contained a "Streets of Cairo" tease.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler, Trey Anastasio (Guest), Jon Fishman (Guest)

 

Link Mike Gordon, Friday, 07/04/2008
Plumas County Fairgrounds, Qunicy, CA

Set 1: Traveled Too Far, Voices, Crumblin' Bones[1], Jaded[2], Meat[3], Andelmans' Yard, She Said She Said, Dig Further Down

[1] Debut.
[2] Debut, with Ivan Neville on organ.
[3] Ivan Neville on organ.

Notes: This set was part of the High Sierra Music Festival that also featuresd Bob Weir & Ratdog, Gov't Mule, Charlie Hunter Trio and Michael Franti & Spearhead, among many others. The Tom Cleary-penned "Crumblin' Bones" was a debut. Ivan Neville sat in on organ for "Meat" and the debut of the Mike original "Jaded."

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler, Ivan Neville (Guest)

 

Link Mike Gordon, Monday, 06/30/2008
Iron Horse Music Hall, Northampton, MA

Set 1: Another Door[1], Traveled Too Far[1], Ain't Love Funny > Kryermaten[1] > Ain't Love Funny, Voices[1], Cruel World, La La La[2], Andelmans' Yard[1], The Walls of Time[2], She Said She Said[2], The Time For Loving Is Now[2]

Encore: Meat[2], Dig Further Down[1]

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

Notes: Bow Thayer & Perfect Trainwreck opened. This tour-opening gig feautured the first performance of the Mike Gordon touring ensemble of Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary and Todd Isler. Every song in this show was an original or cover debut except "Cruel World" (Max Creek) and Ain't Love Funny" (J.J. Cale): Mike Gordon originals "Another Door," "Traveled Too Far," "Voices," "Andelmans' Yard," "Dig Further Down," and the Phish original "Meat," "Kryermaten" (Todd Isler), "La La La" (Tranquility Bass), "The Walls of Time" (Bill Monroe, Peter Rowan), "She Said She Said" (The Beatles), and "The Time for Loving Is Now" (The Mustangs).

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler

 

Link Dark Star Orchestra, Tuesday, 06/03/2008
Higher Ground, South Burlington, VT

Set 1: Space[1] -> The Other One[1]

[1] Mike on bass.

Notes: Mike sat in with Dark Star Orchestra on bass for "Space" -> "The Other One." The band sang "Happy Birthday" to Mike before the encore.

Musicians: Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Dark Star Orchestra, Monday, 06/02/2008
Higher Ground, South Burlington, VT

Set 1: U.S. Blues[1]

[1] Mike on bass.

Notes: Mike sat in with Dark Star Orchestra on bass for "U.S. Blues."

Musicians: Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Joe Krown Trio, Sunday, 05/04/2008
Tipitina's, New Orleans, LA

Set 1: Feel So Bad, Maple Leaf Strutt, Steal Away, What's Going On, Use Me

Notes: Mike sat in on bass for the whole show, that was in support of the headliner, Dumpstaphunk.

Musicians: Russell Batiste, Jr., Walter "Wolfman" Washington, Joe Krown, Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Russell Batiste & Friends, Thursday, 05/01/2008
The Howlin' Wolf, New Orleans, LA

Set 1: Unknown Instrumental > Unknown Instrumental, Fire On the Bayou[1] > Unknown Song, Cars > Pull Up to the Bumper > Lady Marmalade, Mother Funk Y'all[2], The Hype and The Hoopla[3], It Ain't No Use[1] > Cissy Strut[4], Unknown Instrumental, The World Is So Crazy, Most Events Aren't Planned[5]

[1] With Leo Nocentelli & Jason Neville.
[2] With Oteil Burbridge.
[3] With Leo Nocentelli.
[4] With Mike Gordon, Leo Nocentelli and DJ Logic.
[5] With Eric Krasno.

Notes: Page joined Russell Batiste and Friends for the entire show.  In addition to Page, the core band consisted of Russell Batiste (drums), Kenny Kane (bass), Tom Fitzpatrick (tenor sax), MC (trumpet), 909 (tenor sax), Kako (keyboards), KC Jr Ian (guitar), Rita Batiste (vocals), and Tiffany Jackson (vocals). "Fire on the Bayou" and "It Ain't No Use" feautured Leo Nocentelli and Jason Neville. Leo Nocentelli also appeared on "The Hype and the Hoopla." "Mother Funk Y'all" featured Oteil Burbridge. "Cissy Strut" featured Mike Gordon, Leo Nocentelli and DJ Logic. The instrumental that followed also featured Mike, along with Bernie Worrell. "The World is So Crazy" featured "Willie Soul Singer" and Oteil Burbridge. "Most Events Aren't Planned" featured Eric Krasno.

Musicians: Page McConnell, Russell Batiste, Jr., Mike Gordon (Guest), Oteil Burbridge (Guest), Eric Krasno (Guest), Bernie Worrell (Guest), Leo Nocentelli (Guest)

 

Link Surprise Me Mr. Davis, Thursday, 04/17/2008
Higher Ground, South Burlington, VT

Set 1: 19th Nervous Breakdown[1]

[1] Mike on bass, Marc Friedman on guitar.

Notes: Mike joined Surprise Me Mr. Davis for their encore of The Rolling Stones' "19th Nervous Breakdown." Mike played bass while regular bassist Marc Friedman played guitar.

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

 

Link Melvin Sparks Band, Saturday, 02/16/2008
Nectar's, Burlington, VT

Set 1: Everything I Do Gonh Be Funky (From Now On)[1], Doing It to Death[1]

[1] Mike on bass.

Notes: Mike joined Melvin Sparks on bass for "Everyting I Do Gonna Be Funky" and "Doin It to Death" (commonly mis-labeled as "Funky Good Time").

Musicians: Melvin Sparks, Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Masefield, Perkins, Cleary & Cleary, Saturday, 02/02/2008
Langdon Street Cafe, Montpelier, VT

Set 1: Working on a Building[1] -> Reuben's Train[1]

[1] Mike on banjo.

Notes: Mike sat in on banjo for "Working on a Building" -> "Reuben's Train."

Musicians: Neil Cleary, Joe Cleary, Jamie Masefield, Doug Perkins, Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Yarn, Thursday, 01/31/2008
Nectar's, Burlington, VT

Set 1: Oh! Sweet Nuthin'[1]

[1] Mike on upright bass.

Notes: Mike joined Yarn on upright bass for a rendition of The Velvet Underground's "Oh! Sweet Nuthin'."

Musicians: Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Dead Sessions, Friday, 01/25/2008
Club Metronome, Burlington, VT

Set 1: Iko Iko[1]

[1] Mike on bass.

Notes: Mike joined Dead Sessions on bass for their set-closing rendition of "Iko Iko."

Musicians: Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Gordon, Kreutzmann & Murawski, Saturday, 01/05/2008
DoceLunas, Jaco, Costa Rica

Set 1: Rhymes > Bertha, Yellow Moon > Alphabet Street, Monkey Man, I Got Loaded, U.S. Blues, Emotional Railroad, Keep On Growing

Set 2: Come Together > Express Yourself > Foundation, Estimated Prophet, Cumberland Blues[1], Intensified[2], Weekly Time > Shakedown Street, Bring It On Home To Me[3], Think[4], Rock Steady[4], Eyes of the World, New Minglewood Blues, Just Kissed My Baby > Cruel World

Set 3: Twist, Higher Ground > The Other One > Into the Mystic > Loose Lucy, Three Little Birds[5] > Scarlet Begonias > I Washed My Hands in Muddy Water, Late in the Evening

[1] Unidentified mandolin player.
[2] Robert Gordon (Mike's dad) on additional vocals and Tony Mann on keyboards.
[3] Sue Schick (Gordon) on additional vocals.
[4] Emily Grogan on vocals.
[5] Robert Gordon (Mike's dad) on additional vocals.

Notes: "Cumberland Blues" featured an unidentified mandolin player. "Intensified" featured Robert Gordon (Mike's dad) on additional vocals and Tony Mann on keyboards. "Bring It On Home To Me" featured Sue Schick (Gordon) on additional vocals. "Think" and "Rock Steady" featured Emily Grogan on additional vocals. "Three Little Birds" also featured Robert Gordon on additional vocals.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Bill Kreutzmann, Emily Grogan (Guest), Robert Gordon (Guest), Sue Schick (Gordon) (Guest), Tony Mann (Guest)

 

Link Benevento/Russo Duo, Thursday, 11/15/2007
Higher Ground, South Burlington, VT

Set 1: Something For Rockets, Sunny's Song, Soba, Becky, Walking Running Viking > Noise > Play Pause Stop, Echo Park, Scratchitti, Welcome Red, Blood Not Sap, Hateframe, 9 x 9

Encore: Mephisto[1]

[1] With Brad Barr and Mike on guitar.

Notes: "Mephisto" featured Brad Barr and Mike, each on guitar (Mike borrowed one of Brad Barr's guitars).  Brad Barr also sat in from "Sunny's Song" through "Scratchitti."

Musicians: Marco Benevento, Joe Russo, Mike Gordon (Guest), Brad Barr (Guest)

 

Link Brett Dennen, Saturday, 11/03/2007
Higher Ground, South Burlington, VT

Set 1: Fig Tree[1]

[1] Mike on bass.

Notes: Mike joined Brett Dennen on bass for the "Fig Tree" encore.

Musicians: Brett Dennen, Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Ratdog, Friday, 11/02/2007
Memorial Auditorium, Burlington, VT

Set 1: Jam > Jack Straw, Cassidy > Bird Song, Odessa, Lost Sailor > Saint of Circumstance, Shade of Grey, Hell in a Bucket

Set 2: Blackbird, Friend of the Devil, Victim or the Crime, Liberty > Two Djinn, Stuff[1], Come Together, Bird Song[1] > Cassidy[1] > Sugar Magnolia

Encore: U.S. Blues

[1] Mike on bass.

Notes: Mike joined Ratdog on bass for "Stuff," "Bird Song (Reprise)" and "Cassidy (Reprise)."

Musicians: Bob Weir, Steve Kimock, Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link The Breakfast, Saturday, 10/27/2007
Higher Ground, South Burlington, VT

Set 1: I WIll Survive[1]

[1] Mike on bass.

Notes: Mike joined The Breakfast on bass for their encore of Gloria Gaynor's "I Will Survive." The Breakfast had performed Phish's Lawn Boy in it's entirety earlier in the show.

Musicians: Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Gordon, Kreutzmann & Kimock, Friday, 09/21/2007
One Love Gardens, Kilauea, Kauai, HI

Set 1: Jam > No Expectations, U.S. Blues -> Lost Highway, So Lonely -> Car Carrier Blues -> Jam -> She Caught the Katy and Left Me a Mule to Ride, White Freightliner Blues -> Cumberland Blues, Pressure Drop[1] -> Just Kissed My Baby > Alphabet Street

Set 2: Jam -> I Got Loaded[1] -> Jam > I Washed My Hands in Muddy Water, Goin' Down Slow > Foundation, Doin' My Time, Into the Mystic -> Drums -> The Other One

Encore: Weekly Time

Encore 2: Looking at the World Through a Windshield, Bring It On Home To Me

[1] Sue Schick on additional vocals.

Notes: This gig was billed as "Tropical Jam III." Mike provided lead vocals for all songs. Sue Schick (now Sue Gordon) provided additional vocals on "Pressure Drop" and "I Got Loaded."

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Bill Kreutzmann, Steve Kimock, Sue Schick (Gordon) (Guest)

 

Link Mud City Ramblers, Wednesday, 09/05/2007
Bonz Smokehouse & Grill, Morrisville, VT

Set 1: I Ain't Broke But I'm Badly Bent[1], I Know You Rider[1], Doin' My Time[1], The Old Home Place[1]

[1] Mike on banjo.

Notes: Mike joined the Mud City Ramblers on banjo for the listed songs.

Musicians: Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Page McConnell, Saturday, 07/21/2007
The Simpsons Movie Premiere, Springfield, VT

Set 1: Back in the Basement[1], Cars Trucks Buses[1]

[1] With Mike.

Notes: Page and his band palyed a set as part of the Simpsons movie premiere in Springfield, VT. Mike sat in on bass for the songs listed above. "Cars Trucks Buses" contained several Simpsons theme teases throughout. Page ended the set by saying "Goodnight Springton, there will be no encore!" After a smattering of boos, Page quickly explained, "C'mon, people, it's a Simpsons reference." This setlist is incomplete.

Musicians: Page McConnell, Jared Slomoff, Adam Zimmon, Rob O'Dea, Gabe Jarrett, Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Page McConnell, Wednesday, 05/30/2007
Higher Ground, South Burlington, VT

Set 1: Heavy Rotation, Runaway Bride, Maid Marian, Memories Can't Wait, Beauty of a Broken Heart, Final Flight, Rules I Don’t Know, Close to Home, Complex Wind, Back in the Basement[1], Everyone But Me

Encore: Strange Design[2], Stuck in the Middle with You

[1] With Mike; without Rob O'Dea.
[2] Page solo on piano.

Notes: Mike substituted for Rob O'Dea on "Back in the Basement." Page performed "Strange Design" solo on piano.

Musicians: Page McConnell, Jared Slomoff, Adam Zimmon, Rob O'Dea, Gabe Jarrett, Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link RAQ, Friday, 04/20/2007
Higher Ground, South Burlington, VT

Set 1: I'm Bad, I'm Nationwide[1] > Whipping Post[1]

[1] Mike on bass.

Notes: Mike joined RAQ on bass for a "I'm Bad, I'm Nationwide" (ZZ Top) and "Whipping Post" (Allman Brothers Band).

Musicians: Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Gordon, Haynes, Weir, Kreutzmann, Hart & Hornsby, Thursday, 01/04/2007
National Building Museum, Washington, DC

Set 1: Shakedown Street > Truckin', The End of the Innocence, Touch of Grey

Set 2: The Way It Is, Sugaree, Come Together, U.S. Blues, Iko Iko[1]

[1] Wyclef Jean on guitar and vocals.

Notes: This event was the "Celebration for a New Direction," a reception in honor of Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) who was sworn in as the first female Speaker of the House the previous day. "Iko Iko" featured Wyclef Jean on guitar and vocals. This setlist is unconfirmed as recordings of the performance do no circulate.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Warren Haynes, Bob Weir, Bill Kreutzmann, Mickey Hart, Bruce Hornsby, Wyclef Jean (Guest)

 

Link Benevento/Russo Duo, Friday, 12/08/2006
Higher Ground, South Burlington, VT

Set 1: Something For Rockets, Sunny's Song, Soba, Memphis, Walking Running Viking, Welcome Red, Echo Park, Powder, Play Pause Stop, Best Reason To Buy The Sun, 9 x 9, The Three Question Marks > My Pet Goat

Encore: Becky[1] > Jam[1] -> The Beltless Buckler[1] -> Becky[1]

[1] With Mike.

Notes: Mike sat in with the Duo for the entire encore.

Musicians: Marco Benevento, Joe Russo, Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Victor Wooten, Tuesday, 12/05/2006
Higher Ground, South Burlington, VT

Notes: Mike sat in on bass for the show-closing jam.

Musicians: Victor Wooten, Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link The Rhythm Devils, Friday, 12/01/2006
Warfield Theatre, San Francisco, CA

Set 1: Piece of My Heart, Comes the Dawn, 7 Seconds, Cumberland Blues[1], Your House, Fountains of Wood[2], New Speedway Boogie[2], Good Lovin'[2]

Set 2: Scarlet Begonias[2] -> Fire on the Mountain[2], Next Dimension -> Drums -> The Other One[2], The Center[2] -> Turn On Your Love Light[2]

Encore: See You Again

[1] Mike on lead vocals.
[2] Bob Weir on guitar and vocals.

Notes: This show – billed as "Vibes for Peace" – was a benefit for The Rex Foundation. Mickey Hart & Friends opened. Bob Weir sat in on guitar and vocals for "Fountains of Wood" through "Scarlet Begonias" and "The Other One" through "Turn On Your Lovelight." Mike took lead vocals on "Cumberland Blues." Guests Giovanni Hidalgo and Zakir Hussain also sat in on percussion for portions of the show.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Bill Kreutzmann, Mickey Hart, Steve Kimock, Jen Durkin, Sikiru Adepoju, Bob Weir (Guest), Giovanni Hidalgo (Guest), Zakir Hussain (Guest)

 

Link Toubab Krewe, Saturday, 11/11/2006
Nectar's, Burlington, VT

Set 1: Maliba[1], Bamana Niya[1]

[1] Mike on bass and Lamine Soumano on guitar.

Notes: Mike joined Toubab Krewe on bass along with Lamine Soumano on guitar for the Soumano original "Maliba" and the traditional "Bamana Niya."

Musicians: Mike Gordon (Guest), Lamine Soumano (Guest)

 

Link The Rhythm Devils, Sunday, 10/29/2006
Sam Boyd Stadium, Las Vegas, NV

Set 1: The Center, Your House > Cumberland Blues[1] -> Comes the Dawn, New Speedway Boogie, Next Dimension -> Drums -> The Other One[1], The Wedge, Fire on the Mountain, Turn On Your Love Light

Encore: Good Lovin'

[1] Mike on lead vocals.

Notes: This gig was part of the second annual Vegoose festival that also featured Phil & TreyTom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Widespread Panic and The Mars Volta, among many others. Mike took lead vocals on "Cumberland Blues" and "The Other One."

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Bill Kreutzmann, Mickey Hart, Steve Kimock, Jen Durkin, Sikiru Adepoju

 

Link Phil & Trey, Sunday, 10/29/2006
Sam Boyd Stadium, Las Vegas, NV

Set 1: Jam > Shakedown Street > Sweet Dreams Melinda, Row Jimmy[1], Let It Ride > Sleep Again, Like a Rolling Stone > Back on the Train[2] -> Bird Song > Help on the Way > Slipknot! > Franklin's Tower

Encore: Donor Rap & Band Intros, Not Fade Away

[1] Trey on lead vocals; vocals re-started mid-song.
[2] Mike Gordon on banjo.

Notes: This gig was part of the second annual Vegoose festival that also featured Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Widespread Panic, The Mars Volta, and The Rhythm Devils featuring Mikey Hart, Bill Kreutzmann, Jen Durkin, Steve Kimock and Mike Gordon. "Row Jimmy" featured Trey on lead vocals; Trey proclaimed "my bad" and restarted the song after he began the song in the wrong key. Mike Gordon sat in on banjo for "Back on the Train."

Musicians: Trey Anastasio, Phil Lesh, John Medeski, Christina Durfee, John Molo, Larry Campbell, Mike Gordon (Guest)

   

Link The Rhythm Devils, Wednesday, 10/25/2006
Riverside Theater, Milwaukee, WI

Set 1: U.S. Blues[1], Revolution[1] -> Jingo, For This One Hour -> Ticket to Nowhere -> Cumberland Blues[1]

Set 2: Sugaree, Comes the Dawn, Next Dimension -> It's Up to You -> Good Lovin' -> Drums -> Arabian Wind -> The Center > Turn On Your Love Light

Encore: Ripple

[1] Mike on lead vocals.

Notes: Mike took lead vocals on "U.S. Blues," "Revolution" (Los Lobos) and "Cumberland Blues." "Next Dimension" contained a "Help on the Way" tease from Steve.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Bill Kreutzmann, Mickey Hart, Steve Kimock, Jen Durkin, Sikiru Adepoju

         

Link The Rhythm Devils, Wednesday, 10/18/2006
Starland Ballroom, Sayreville, NJ

Set 1: New Speedway Boogie, Next Dimension, Sugaree, Comes the Dawn -> Good Lovin'

Set 2: Fountains of Wood, Revolution[1] -> Drums -> Arabian Wind, Your House > Who Do You Think You Are?, U.S. Blues[1]

Encore: See You Again

[1] Mike on lead vocals.

Notes: Mike took lead vocals on "Revolution" (Los Lobos) and "U.S. Blues."

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Bill Kreutzmann, Mickey Hart, Steve Kimock, Jen Durkin, Sikiru Adepoju

 

Link The Rhythm Devils, Tuesday, 10/17/2006
Sunoco Performance Theater, Harrisburg, PA

Set 1: The Center, 7 Seconds, Next Dimension, For This One Hour, Fountains of Wood, Cumberland Blues[1]

Set 2: The Wedge > Drums -> The Other One[2] > Your House, Loose Lucy, Scarlet Begonias -> Fire on the Mountain

Encore: See You Again

[1] Mike on lead vocals.
[2] Mike & Jen share lead vocals.

Notes: Mike took lead vocals on "Cumberland Blues." Mike and Jen Durkin shared lead vocals for "The Other One."

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Bill Kreutzmann, Mickey Hart, Steve Kimock, Jen Durkin, Sikiru Adepoju

 

Link Trey Anastasio Band, Wednesday, 10/11/2006
Electric Factory, Philadelphia, PA

Set 1: Gotta Jibboo, Goodbye Head > Push On 'Til the Day, Night Speaks to a Woman, Shine, Spin

Set 2: What's Done, Heavy Things > Mud City, Come As Melody, Plasma, 46 Days[1] > Twist[1]

Encore: Jam[2] > First Tube[1]

[1] Mike on bass.
[2] Mike on bass and guitar; Trey on organ and guitar.

Notes: Mike joined TAB for "46 Days" through the end of the show.  At times, the jam preceding "First Tube" featured Trey on organ and Mike on lead guitar.

Musicians: Trey Anastasio, Jennifer Hartswick, Ray Paczkowski, Christina Durfee, Jeff Sipe, Tony Hall, Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Little Feat, Monday, 09/04/2006
Higher Ground, South Burlington, VT

Set 1: Jam[1]

[1] With Mike.

Notes: Mike sat in with Little Feat for a brief improvosational jam.

Musicians: Paul Barrere, Bill Payne, Mike Gordon (Guest)

   

Link The Rhythm Devils, Saturday, 08/19/2006
Indian Lookout Country Club, Mariaville, NY

Set 1: Fountains of Wood, The Dancing Sorcerer -> Sugaree, The Center, Who Do You Think You Are? > The Other One[1] > Fire on the Mountain[2]

Encore: Goin' Down the Road Feeling Bad[3]

[1] Mike on vocals; first verse only.
[2] Bob Weir on guitar.
[3] Bob Weir on guitar and vocals; Donna Jean Godchaux on vocals.

Notes: This performance was part of the Gathering of the Vibes that also featured Ratdog, Los Lobos, and Dark Star Orchestra, anong many others. Mike sang on (the first verse only of) "The Other One." Bob Weir sat in on guitar for "Fire on the Mountain" and guitar and vocals for "GDTRFB." Donna Jean Godchaux added vocals for "GDTRFB."

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Bill Kreutzmann, Mickey Hart, Steve Kimock, Sikiru Adepoju, Bobi Céspedes, Glenys Rogers, Atom Smith, Bob Weir (Guest), Donna Jean Godchaux (Guest)

 

Link The Rhythm Devils, Friday, 08/18/2006
The Birchmere, Alexandria, VA

Set 1: Revolution[1] -> Goin' Down the Road Feeling Bad, Bagua Osi, The Center, Sugaree, Fountains of Wood

Set 2: Fire on the Mountain, Who Do You Think You Are? -> Beam Me Up Scotty, Where Love Goes (Sito), Rhythm Devils In Space -> The Other One[1]

Encore: Ripple

[1] Mike on lead vocals.

Notes: Mike took lead vocals on "Revolution" (Los Lobos) and "The Other One." This setlist is unconfirmed.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Bill Kreutzmann, Mickey Hart, Steve Kimock, Sikiru Adepoju, Bobi Céspedes, Glenys Rogers, Atom Smith

 

Link The Rhythm Devils, Thursday, 08/17/2006
Higher Ground, South Burlington, VT

Set 1: The Dancing Sorcerer -> China Cat Sunflower[1] -> I Know You Rider[1], Fountains of Wood, Where Love Goes (Sito), Temple Caves, The Other One[2]

Set 2: The Center, Who Do You Think You Are? -> Rhythm Devils In Space -> Beam Me Up Scotty -> Arabian Wind, Bagua Osi, Revolution[2] -> Jingo

Encore: Fire on the Mountain

[1] Instrumental.
[2] Mike on lead vocals.

Notes: "China Cat Sunflower" and "I Know You Rider" were performed instrumental. Mike took lead vocals on "The Other One" and "Revolution" (Los Lobos). This setlist is unconfirmed.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Bill Kreutzmann, Mickey Hart, Steve Kimock, Sikiru Adepoju, Bobi Céspedes, Glenys Rogers, Atom Smith

 

Link The Rhythm Devils, Wednesday, 08/16/2006
Higher Ground, South Burlington, VT

Set 1: Fountains of Wood, The Center, Sugaree, Bagua Osi, Revolution[1] -> Jingo

Set 2: Where Love Goes (Sito), Who Do You Think You Are?, Arabian Wind, Hey Ya!, The Other One[1] -> Fire on the Mountain

Encore: Comes a Time[1]

[1] Mike on lead vocals.

Notes: Mike took lead  vocals on "Revolution" (Los Lobos), "The Other One" and "Comes a Time." This setlist is unconfirmed.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Bill Kreutzmann, Mickey Hart, Steve Kimock, Sikiru Adepoju, Bobi Céspedes, Glenys Rogers, Atom Smith

   

Link Trey, Mike and The Duo (G.R.A.B.), Saturday, 07/22/2006
Soo Pass Ranch, Detroit Lakes, MN

Set 1: Goodbye Head, Drifting, Happy Birthday to You[1], Mud City, Trouble > Susskind Hotel > Dragonfly

Set 2: Host Across the Potomac, Something for Rockets, Hap-Nappy, Sleep Again, Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey[2] -> Stuck in the Middle with You, Wave the Ocean[3], Wherever You Find It[3], You've Got Me Floating[3] -> Poor Heart[3], Shine, Who Are You?[4]

Encore: Get Back

[1] For Marco Benevento.
[2] Trey on megaphone.
[3] Trey on acoustic guitar, Mike on banjo.
[4] Mike on acoustic guitar; John Medeski on keyboards.

Notes: This performance was part of the 10,000 Lakes Festival. Trey, Mike and Joe Russo played “Happy Birthday” for Marco Benevento and teased it again after “Mud City.” Marco teased “Chopsticks” before “Mud City.” “Uncle Albert” featured Trey on megaphone. “Wave the Ocean” through “Poor Heart” were performed by Trey on acoustic guitar and Mike on banjo. Marco was presented with a birthday cake before “Shine.” John Medeski sat in on keyboards and Mike played acoustic guitar for “Who Are You?” Trey sat in with Medeski, Martin and Wood during their late-night set. This was the final G.R.A.B. performance to date.

Musicians: Trey Anastasio, Mike Gordon, Marco Benevento, Joe Russo, John Medeski (Guest)

 

Link Benevento/Russo Duo, Saturday, 07/22/2006
Soo Pass Ranch, Detroit Lakes, MN

Set 1: Play Pause Stop, Echo Park, Welcome Red, Paranoid Android, Soba, Walking Running Viking, Memphis, Hateframe, Sunny's Song, Becky[1] -> Foam[1] -> Lengthwise[1] -> Foam[1] -> Lengthwise[1] -> Becky[1] -> Foam[1]

[1] With Mike.

Notes: This performance was part of the 10,000 Lakes Festival.  The crowd sang happy birthday to Marco before the set. Mike sat in with the Duo for the end of their set, beginning with "Becky."  

Musicians: Marco Benevento, Joe Russo, Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Trey, Mike and The Duo (G.R.A.B.), Thursday, 07/20/2006
FirstMerit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island, Chicago, IL

Set 1: Take Me Out to the Ballgame[1] > Host Across the Potomac, Hap-Nappy, Coming Up Roses, Drifting, Susskind Hotel, Trouble > Tuesday, Becky, Let Me Lie > Goodbye Head > You've Got Me Floating[2] > More Pretty Girls Than One[2], Poor Heart[2], My Sweet One[3], On the Road Again[2], Something for Rockets, Who Are You?[4]

Encore: Mud City

[1] G.R.A.B. debut.
[2] Trey on acoustic guitar, Mike on banjo.
[3] Trey on acoustic guitar, Mike on banjo. Incomplete. G.R.A.B. debut.
[4] Mike on acoustic guitar.

Notes: Benevento/Russo Duo opened. “Take Me Out to the Ballgame” (a G.R.A.B. debut), was played instrumental by the band with the crowd providing vocals (earlier in the day Trey had thrown out the first pitch at Wrigley Field). “TMOTTB” was subsequently teased by Trey during “Drifting,” “You’ve Got Me Floating,” “My Sweet One,” “On the Road Again,” and “Mud City.” “Hap-Nappy” featured a “Divided Sky” tease from Marco. “You’ve Got Me Floating” through “On the Road Again” were performed by Trey on acoustic guitar and Mike on banjo. This incomplete version of “My Sweet One” was a G.R.A.B. debut. "Who Are You?" featured Mike on acoustic guitar.

Musicians: Trey Anastasio, Mike Gordon, Marco Benevento, Joe Russo

 

Link Trey, Mike and The Duo (G.R.A.B.), Wednesday, 07/19/2006
Plain Dealer Pavilion, Cleveland, OH

Set 1: Host Across the Potomac, Drifting, The Beltless Buckler, Mud City -> Billie Jean[1] > Sleep Again, Hap-Nappy, These Eyes -> Get Back -> Mr. Completely > Goodbye Head -> Jam -> You've Got Me Floating[2] > On the Road Again[2] > Wilson[3], Jam[4] > Who Are You?[5]

Encore: Jam > Dragonfly

[1] G.R.A.B. debut; instrumental with "Mud City" themes.
[2] Trey on acoustic guitar, Mike on banjo.
[3] Trey on acoustic guitar, Mike on banjo.; parts performed bluegrass with alternate lyrics "Cactus" instead of "Wilson."
[4] "We're still having fun" jam.
[5] Mike on acoustic guitar.

Notes: Benevento/Russo Duo opened. Trey teased "San-Ho-Zay" in "Mud City." The G.R.A.B. debut of “Billie Jean” (Michael Jackson) was performed instrumental and intertwined with the “Mud City” theme throughout. “You’ve Got Me Floating,” “On the Road Again” and “Wilson” were performed by Trey on acoustic guitar and Mike on banjo. “Wilson” was played in part in a bluegrass style with alternate lyrics "Cactus" instead of "Wilson" and was followed by a “we’re still having fun” jam. “Who Are You” featured Mike on acoustic guitar. This show was the only G.R.A.B. performance released as a LivePhish download

Musicians: Trey Anastasio, Mike Gordon, Marco Benevento, Joe Russo

 

Link Trey, Mike and The Duo (G.R.A.B.), Tuesday, 07/18/2006
Hummingbird Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Set 1: Sand, Drifting, Trouble > Sleep Again, Something for Rockets > Goodbye Head -> Plasma, Waste[1], You've Got Me Floating[1], On the Road Again[1], Mexican Cousin[1], Susskind Hotel > Who Are You?[2]

Encore: These Eyes[3], Dragonfly > Tuesday

[1] Trey on acoustic guitar, Mike on banjo.
[2] Mike on acoustic guitar.
[3] G.R.A.B. debut.

Notes: “Waste” through “Mexican Cousin” were performed by Trey on acoustic guitar and Mike on banjo. “Suskind Hotel” included a “Stairway to Heaven” tease from Trey. "Who Are You?" featured Mike on acoustic guitar. “These Eyes” (Guess Who) was a G.R.A.B. debut.

Musicians: Trey Anastasio, Mike Gordon, Marco Benevento, Joe Russo

 

Link Trey, Mike and The Duo (G.R.A.B.), Monday, 07/17/2006
Century Room, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Set 1: Boogie On Reggae Woman, The Ocean, Sex Machine

Notes: G.R.A.B. sat in for a mini-set at a private party with equipment provided by the house band, Grooveyard.

Musicians: Trey Anastasio, Mike Gordon, Marco Benevento, Joe Russo

 

Link Trey, Mike and The Duo (G.R.A.B.), Sunday, 07/16/2006
Ryman Auditorium, Nashville, TN

Set 1: Sweet Dreams Melinda, Trouble, Goodbye Head > Who Are You?[1], More Pretty Girls Than One[2], Seasons[2], You've Got Me Floating[2], Poor Heart[3], Mexican Cousin[2], On the Road Again[3], Jam -> Something for Rockets, Hap-Nappy, Shine, Dragonfly

Encore: Drifting

[1] Mike on acoustic guitar.
[2] Trey on acoustic guitar, Mike on banjo.
[3] G.R.A.B. debut. Trey on acoustic guitar, Mike on banjo.

Notes: Benevento/Russo Duo opened. “More Pretty Girls Than One” through “On the Road Again” (Willie Nelson) were performed by Trey on acoustic guitar and Mike on banjo. “Poor Heart” and “On the Road Again” were G.R.A.B. debuts. 

Musicians: Trey Anastasio, Mike Gordon, Marco Benevento, Joe Russo

 

Link Trey, Mike and The Duo (G.R.A.B.), Saturday, 07/15/2006
Masquerade Music Park, Atlanta, GA

Set 1: Jam -> Dragonfly, Trouble, Drifting, Becky, Hap-Nappy, Susskind Hotel, Sweet Dreams Melinda, Get Back > Mud City > Goodbye Head, More Pretty Girls Than One[1], You've Got Me Floating[1], Mexican Cousin[2]

Encore: Paranoid Android[3] > Who Are You?[4]

[1] G.R.A.B. debut. Trey on acoustic guitar, Mike on banjo.
[2] G.R.A.B. debut. Trey on acoustic guitar, Mike on banjo; restarted after first being played in the wrong key.
[3] G.R.A.B. debut; started with just Benevento and Russo, then joined by Trey and Mike.
[4] Mike on acoustic guitar.

Notes: Benevento/Russo Duo opened. “More Pretty Girls Than One” (Doc Watson) “You’ve Got Me Floating” (The Jimi Hendrix Experience) and “Mexican Cousin” (all G.R.A.B. debuts) were performed by Trey on acoustic guitar and Mike on banjo. “Mexican Cousin” was restarted after first being played in the wrong key. “Paranoid Android” (Radiohead), also a G.R.A.B. debut), started with just Benevento and Russo; they were joined by Trey and Mike at the end for the -> into “Who Are You?” that featured Mike on acoustic guitar.

Musicians: Trey Anastasio, Mike Gordon, Marco Benevento, Joe Russo

 

Link Trey, Mike and The Duo (G.R.A.B.), Friday, 07/14/2006
Marvin's Mountain Top, Masontown, WV

Set 1: Who Are You?[1], Mud City -> Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey[2] > Trouble, Drifting > Becky -> Hap-Nappy, Sweet Dreams Melinda > Get Back -> Mr. Completely -> Goodbye Head > Something for Rockets, Dragonfly

Encore: Tuesday

[1] Mike on acoustic guitar.
[2] Trey on megaphone.

Notes: This gig was part of the annual All Good Music Festival that also included The Disco Biscuits, Ween, Les Claypool, Galactic and many others. "Who Are You?" featured Mike on acoustic guitar. “Uncle Albert” featured Trey on megaphone. Trey sat in during Les Claypool’s set for “Mr. Oysterhead.” 

Musicians: Trey Anastasio, Mike Gordon, Marco Benevento, Joe Russo

 

Link Phil Lesh & Friends, Wednesday, 07/12/2006
Champlain Valley Exposition, Essex Junction, VT

Set 1: Good Lovin', They Love Each Other, Rueben & Cherise, Desire, Sugaree

Set 2: You've Got To Hide Your Love Away[1], Scarlet Begonias[1] > Viola Lee Blues[1] > Jam[2], Help on the Way[1] > Slipknot![1] > Franklin's Tower[1] > Not Fade Away[1]

Encore: Donor Rap, In the Midnight Hour[3]

[1] With Trey.
[2] Bass duet with Phil & Mike.
[3] With Trey, Mike and Page.

Notes: Benevento/Russo Duo and G.R.A.B. opened. Trey sat in with Phil & Friends for the entire second set and encore (Barry Sless did not play during the second set). Mike performed a bass duet with Phil after "Viola Lee Blues." Trey, Mike and Page all sat in for the “Midnight Hour” encore, marking one of the few instances during the "breakup" that three members of Phish appeared onstage together.

Musicians: Phil Lesh, John Molo, Larry Campbell, Rob Barraco, Joan Osborne, Barry Sless, Greg Osby, Trey Anastasio (Guest), Page McConnell (Guest), Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Trey, Mike and The Duo (G.R.A.B.), Wednesday, 07/12/2006
Champlain Valley Exposition, Essex Junction, VT

Set 1: Drifting, Trouble, Tuesday, Hap-Nappy, Goodbye Head > Something for Rockets > Shine, Mud City -> Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey > Dragonfly

Encore: Who Are You?[1]

[1] Page on keys, Mike on acoustic guitar.

Notes: Benevento/Russo Duo opened, Phil Lesh & Friends closed. After “Trouble” Trey expressed how happy they were to be playing in Vermont and noted that this was the last night they would be playing with Phil Lesh & Friends. The end of “Uncle Albert” contained a “Stuck in the Middle with You” jam. “Who Are You?” featured Page on keyboards and Mike on acoustic guitar. Trey sat in with Phil & Friends for the entire second set and encore. Mike performed a bass duet with Phil during P&F’s second set. Trey, Mike and Page sat in for P&F’s “Midnight Hour” encore.

Musicians: Trey Anastasio, Mike Gordon, Marco Benevento, Joe Russo, Page McConnell (Guest)

 

Link Trey, Mike and The Duo (G.R.A.B.), Tuesday, 07/11/2006
Ford Pavilion at Montage Mountain, Scranton, PA

Set 1: Drifting, Something for Rockets, Susskind Hotel, Sweet Dreams Melinda, Becky, Hap-Nappy, Motion[1], Happy Birthday to You[2], Shine -> Get Back[3] -> Moby Dick Jam -> Get Back -> Mud City > Dragonfly

[1] Debut.
[2] Played for fan in audience.
[3] Trey said "Get Back Joe Russo!" followed by Russo drum solo.

Notes: Benevento/Russo Duo opened, Phil Lesh & Friends closed. After the debut of “Motion” Trey noted that “you know, we really fucked that up!” Trey dedicated “Happy Birthday” to a fan in the audience and said that they would play “the most beautiful version of ‘Happy Birthday’ ever played.” “Shine” contained a “Happy Birthday” tease. Trey sat in with Phil & Friends for the entire second set and encore.

Musicians: Trey Anastasio, Mike Gordon, Marco Benevento, Joe Russo

 

Link Trey, Mike and The Duo (G.R.A.B.), Sunday, 07/09/2006
Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, Bethel, NY

Set 1: Tuesday, Something for Rockets, Susskind Hotel, Trouble, Becky[1], Drifting, Hap-Nappy, Sleep Again, Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey > Goodbye Head -> Spin, Mud City > Who Are You?[2] > Dragonfly

[1] G.R.A.B. debut.
[2] Mike on acoustic guitar.

Notes: This gig featured Benevento/Russo Duo, G.R.A.B. and Phil Lesh & Friends. "Becky" (Benevento/Russo Duo) was a G.R.A.B. debut. “Uncle Albert” featured Trey on megaphone. “Who Are You” included a “Star Spangled Banner” tease, Mike on acoustic guitar, and assorted on-stage antics from Trey (“lighting his guitar on fire” a la Hendrix, and Pete Townshend-style windmills and faux guitar-smashing). Trey sat in for Phil’s entire second set that reprised the Grateful Dead’s set performed at Woodstock; the Bethel venue is at the site of the original 1969 Woodstock festival.

Musicians: Trey Anastasio, Mike Gordon, Marco Benevento, Joe Russo

 

Link Trey, Mike and The Duo (G.R.A.B.), Saturday, 07/08/2006
Darien Lake Performing Arts Center, Darien Center, NY

Set 1: Jam -> Drifting, Something for Rockets, Hap-Nappy > Goodbye Head, Trouble, Plasma, Spin, Susskind Hotel, Sweet Dreams Melinda, Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey[1] -> Get Back > Mr. Completely -> Dragonfly > Who Are You?[2]

[1] Trey on megaphone.
[2] Mike on acoustic guitar.

Notes: Benevento/Russo Duo opened, Phil Lesh & Friends closed. “Uncle Albert” featured Trey on megaphone. “Who Are You?” featured Mike on acoustic guitar.

Musicians: Trey Anastasio, Mike Gordon, Marco Benevento, Joe Russo

 

Link Trey, Mike and The Duo (G.R.A.B.), Friday, 07/07/2006
Jones Beach Amphitheater, Wantagh, NY

Set 1: Jam -> Plasma, Susskind Hotel, Drifting, Something for Rockets, Mr. Completely, Host Across the Potomac, Mud City, Trouble, Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey[1] -> Stuck in the Middle with You -> Dragonfly, Shine

[1] Trey on megaphone.

Notes: Benevento/Russo Duo opened, Phil Lesh & Friends closed. Before “Uncle Albert” Trey noted that the only thing they had been listening to on the tour bus was Paul McCartney and Wings; “Uncle Albert” then featured Trey on megaphone. Trey sat in with Phil & Friends for the entire second set and encore.

Musicians: Trey Anastasio, Mike Gordon, Marco Benevento, Joe Russo

 

Link Trey, Mike and The Duo (G.R.A.B.), Thursday, 07/06/2006
Tweeter Center, Mansfield, MA

Set 1: Drifting, Something for Rockets, Sleep Again, Susskind Hotel, Sweet Dreams Melinda, Hap-Nappy, The Beltless Buckler[1], Goodbye Head > Spin -> Mr. Completely > Dragonfly[2]

[1] G.R.A.B. debut.
[2] Trey said "Happy Birthday to Ben, this last jam is for you."

Notes: Benevento/Russo Duo opened, Phil Lesh & Friends closed. “The Beltless Buckler” was a G.R.A.B. debut. "Dragonfly" contained "Happy Birthday" teases; mid-song Trey said "Happy Birthday to Ben, this last jam is for you." Mike sat in with Phil & Friends on electric banjo for “Brown Eyed Women” and “Next Time You See Me.” Trey sat in with Phil & Friends for the entire second set and “GDTRFB” during the encore.

Musicians: Trey Anastasio, Mike Gordon, Marco Benevento, Joe Russo

 

Link Phil Lesh & Friends, Thursday, 07/06/2006
Tweeter Center, Mansfield, MA

Set 1: Doin' That Rag, Deep Elem Blues, Brown-Eyed Women[1], Next Time You See Me[1], The Golden Road (To Unlimited Devotion)

Set 2: All Along the Watchtower[2] > St. Stephen[2] > Help on the Way[2] > Slipknot![2] > Nobody Girl[2] > China Doll[2] > Nobody Girl[2] > I Know You Rider[2] > Slipknot![2] > Franklin's Tower[2]

Encore: Donor Rap + Band Intros, Goin' Down the Road Feeling Bad[2], Box of Rain

[1] With Mike on banjo.
[2] With Trey.

Notes: Benevento/Russo Duo opened, G.R.A.B. closed. Mike sat in on banjo for "Brown-Eyed Women" and "Next Time You See Me." Trey sat in on guitar and vocals for the entire second set and encore (other than "Box of Rain") in place of Barry Sless.

Musicians: Phil Lesh, John Molo, Larry Campbell, Rob Barraco, Joan Osborne, Barry Sless, Greg Osby, Trey Anastasio (Guest), Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Trey, Mike and The Duo (G.R.A.B.), Monday, 07/03/2006
New England Dodge Music Center, Hartford, CT

Set 1: Plasma, Drifting, Mud City, Susskind Hotel, Something for Rockets, Goodbye Head > Get Back, Shine, Hap-Nappy, Spin, Mr. Completely > Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey[1] > Stuck in the Middle with You[2] > Dragonfly

[1] G.R.A.B. debut; Trey on megaphone.
[2] G.R.A.B. debut.

Notes: Benevento/Russo Duo, then Phil Lesh & Friends opened. “Uncle Albert” featured Trey on megaphone. This show featured the G.R.A.B. debuts of "Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey" (Paul and Linda McCartney) and “Stuck in the Middle with You” (Stealers Wheel).

Musicians: Trey Anastasio, Mike Gordon, Marco Benevento, Joe Russo

 

Link Trey, Mike and The Duo (G.R.A.B.), Sunday, 07/02/2006
Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, NY

Set 1: Drifting, Plasma, Mud City, Play Pause Stop, Susskind Hotel > Dragonfly, Sweet Dreams Melinda[1], Get Back, Shine, Something for Rockets, Hap-Nappy, Mr. Completely, Who Are You?[2]

Encore: Tuesday

[1] G.R.A.B. debut.
[2] G.R.A.B. debut; Mike on acoustic guitar.

Notes: Benevento/Russo Duo opened, Phil Lesh & Friends closed. “Sweet Dreams Melinda” and “Who Are You?” (The Who) were G.R.A.B. debuts. "Who Are You?" featured Mike on acoustic guitar. Trey sat in with Phil & Friends for “The Wheel,” “Not Fade Away” and “Casey Jones.”

Musicians: Trey Anastasio, Mike Gordon, Marco Benevento, Joe Russo

 

Link Phil Lesh & Friends, Saturday, 07/01/2006
PNC Bank Arts Center, Holmdel, NJ

Set 1: Jam -> Truckin' -> Cumberland Blues[1], Big River[1], Stagger Lee -> Sugaree

Set 2: Playing in the Band -> Eyes of the World > Magnolia Mountain, Turn On Your Lovelight, Help on the Way > Slipknot! > Franklin's Tower[2]

Encore: Donor Rap + Band Intros, Goin' Down the Road Feeling Bad[2]

[1] Mike on banjo.
[2] Trey on guitar.

Notes: Benevento/Russo Duo opened, G.R.A.B. closed. Mike sat in on banjo for "Cumberland Blues" and "Big River." Trey sat in on guitar for "Franklin's Tower" and "GDTRFB."

Musicians: Phil Lesh, John Molo, Larry Campbell, Rob Barraco, Joan Osborne, Barry Sless, Greg Osby, Trey Anastasio (Guest), Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Trey, Mike and The Duo (G.R.A.B.), Saturday, 07/01/2006
PNC Bank Arts Center, Holmdel, NJ

Set 1: Plasma[1], Drifting, Mud City, Trouble, Goodbye Head > Sleep Again, Get Back[1] > Shine[1], Susskind Hotel, Coming Up Roses[1], Host Across the Potomac, Mr. Completely > Dragonfly > Communication Breakdown[1]

Encore: Tuesday

[1] G.R.A.B. debut.

Notes: Benevento/Russo Duo then Phil Lesh & Friends opened. This show featured the G.R.A.B. debuts of "Plasma," “Get Back” (The Beatles), “Shine,” “Coming Up Roses” (Elliott Smith) and “Communication Breakdown” (Led Zeppelin).

Musicians: Trey Anastasio, Mike Gordon, Marco Benevento, Joe Russo

     

Link Benevento/Russo Duo Featuring Mike Gordon, Tuesday, 06/27/2006
Asheville Civic Center, Asheville, NC

Set 1: Becky > Xanadu, Jam[1] > Foam, Clean Up Woman, Welcome Red, Mike's Song[2]

[1] "Foam" themes from Mike.
[2] Instrumental.

Notes: Mike & The Duo were scheduled to open for Phil Lesh & Friends; due to travel difficulties P&F performed their two-set show first and Mike & The Duo closed the show. The jam that preceeded "Foam" contained "Foam" themes from Mike. "Mike's Song" was performed instrumental.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Marco Benevento, Joe Russo

 

Link Trey, Mike and The Duo (G.R.A.B.), Saturday, 06/17/2006
Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival, Manchester, TN

Set 1: Jam -> Play Pause Stop[1], Dragonfly[1], Goodbye Head[1] > Susskind Hotel[2], Casey Jones[3], Goin' Down the Road Feeling Bad[4], Mr. Completely[1] > Seasons[2], Trouble[2], Something for Rockets[1], Spin[1] > Let Me Lie[1], Mud City[1]

Encore: Drifting[1]

[1] G.R.A.B. debut.
[2] Debut.
[3] G.R.A.B. debut. Phil Lesh on bass, Mike on guitar.
[4] G.R.A.B. debut. Phil Lesh on second bass.

Notes: This late-night performance was part of the annual Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival and was billed as the “Bonnaroo Superjam.” “Suskind Hotel,” "Seasons” and “Trouble” were debuts; all of the remaining songs were G.R.A.B. debuts. Phil Lesh played bass with Mike on guitar for “Casey Jones;” Phil performed on a second bass for “GDTRFB.” Before “Casey Jones” Phil noted that “there will be no trampolines on this stage tonight!” Trey had performed with TAB earlier in the evening warming up for Tom Petty in Maryland Heights, MO. 

Musicians: Trey Anastasio, Mike Gordon, Marco Benevento, Joe Russo, Phil Lesh (Guest)

   

Link Mike Gordon and Ramble Dove, Sunday, 06/04/2006
Hunter Mountain, Hunter, NY

Set 1: Bowling Green, In Each Love, Some Pain Must Fall, Ramble Dove, Maybe I Will, Semi-Truck[1], I Got Loaded[1], Just Someone I Used to Know[2], Weekly Time[2], Jackson[2] > I Washed My Hands in Muddy Water[2]

[1] Mark Spencer on additional guitar.
[2] Marco Benevento on additional keyboards.

Notes: This performance was part of the annual Mountain Jam festival that also featured Gov't Mule, MMW, Benevento/Russo Duo, My Morning Jacket and Robert Randolph and The Family Band, among many others. Mark Spencer sat in on additional guitar for "Semi-Truck" and "I Got Loaded." Marco Benevento sat in on additional keyboards for "Just Someone I Used to Know" through the end of the show.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Gordon Stone, Scott Murawski, Marie Claire, Brett Hughes, Neil Cleary, Marco Benevento (Guest), Mark Spencer (Guest)

   

Link Mike Gordon and Ramble Dove, Friday, 06/02/2006
Higher Ground, South Burlington, VT

Set 1: Lost Highway, Blue Night, I Don't Wanna Play House, Weekly Time[1], Honky Tonkin'[1], Just Someone I Used to Know[2], I Washed My Hands in Muddy Water[2], Ramble Dove[1], Blame It On My Heart[3], I'll Never Grow Tired of You[3], Gone Gone Gone[3]

Set 2: Mystery Train[4], Maybe I Will[1], Loosening Up the Rules[1], King of Broken Hearts[5], Baby I'm Ready[6], Bowling Green[6]

Encore: Jackson[1], Baby I'm Ready[1], I Shall Be Released[7]

[1] Fish on second drum kit; Joe Cleary on fiddle.
[2] Fish on second drum kit; Page on additional keyboards; Joe Cleary on fiddle.
[3] Fish on second drum kit; Joe Cleary on fiddle; Chris Michetti on guitar.
[4] Fish on second drum kit; Joe Cleary on fiddle; Grace Potter and The Nocturnals.
[5] Fish on second drum kit; Tom Cleary on additional keyboards.
[6] Fish on second drum kit; Joe Cleary on fiddle; Dan Archer on additional guitar.
[7] Fish on second drum kit; Joe Cleary on fiddle; Grace Potter on additional vocals.

Notes: This show – billed as "Honky-Tonk the Vote" – was a benefit for the (successful) Bernie Sanders for U.S. Senate campaign. Grace Potter & The Nocturnals opened. Fishman sat in on a second drum kit from "Weekly Time" through the end of the show. Page sat in on additional keyboards for "Just Someone I Used to Know" and "I Washed My Hands in Muddy Water." Joe Clearly sat in on fiddle from "Honky Tonkin'" through the end of the show, excepting "King of Broken Hearts." Chris Michetti sat in on additional guitar on "Blame It On My Heart" through "Gone Gone Gone." "Mystery Train" featured Grace Potter and The Nocturnals; Grace Potter provided additional vocals for "I Shall Be Released." Tom Cleary provided additional keyboards for "King of Broken Hearts." Dan Archer sat in on additional guitar for "Baby I'm Ready" and "Bowling Green."

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Gordon Stone, Scott Murawski, Marie Claire, Brett Hughes, Neil Cleary, Chris Michetti, Page McConnell (Guest), Jon Fishman (Guest), Tom Cleary (Guest), Joe Cleary (Guest), Grace Potter (Guest), Dan Archer (Guest)

     

Link Mike Gordon and Ramble Dove, Monday, 05/29/2006
Toad's Place, New Haven, CT

Set 1: Bowling Green, Semi-Truck, Weekly Time, Foolin' Around, I Got Loaded, Ramble Dove[1], Milwaukee Here I Come, Maybe I Will, Big Iron, Loosening Up the Rules[1], Cocaine Blues

Set 2: Jackson, About Time[2], Looking at the World Through a Windshield, My Heart Skips a Beat, Just Someone I Used to Know, Columbus Stockade Blues[2], Nothin' Shakin' (But the Leaves on the Trees), Heartaches & Hangovers, Lost Highway

Encore: Heaven's Just a Sin Away, Six Feet of Snow

[1] Debut.
[2] Mark Mercier on keyboards.

Notes: This was the first public performance of Ramble Dove. Grace Potter & The Nocturnals opened. This gig featured the debuts of the Mike Gordon originals "Ramble Dove" and "Loosening Up the Rules." Mark Mercier sat in on keyboards for "About Time" and "Columbus Stockade Blues."

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Gordon Stone, Scott Murawski, Marie Claire, Brett Hughes, Neil Cleary, Mark Mercier (Guest)

 

Link Gov't Mule, Saturday, 04/29/2006
University of Vermont, Burlington, VT

Set 1: Banks of the Deep End[1]

[1] With Mike.

Notes: Mike sat in with Gov't Mule for "Banks of the Deep End." This show was part of UVM's Springfest.

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

 

Link The Rhythm Devils, Thursday, 04/20/2006
The Theater at Madison Square Garden, New York, NY

Set 1: Jam -> Jingo, Voodoo Child (Slight Return), Iko Iko

Notes: This performance was part of the 6th annual Jammys award ceremony that was hosted by Mickey Hart and Bill Kreutzmann. In addition to the performers listed, The Rhythm Devils were joined by additional vocalists, percusionists, and for "Voodoo Child" an unidentified female dancer. Other performers included Zappa Plays Zappa, Little Feat, Blues Traveler, Peter Frampton, Chick Corea, Joe Satriani, and many, many others.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Bill Kreutzmann, Mickey Hart, Steve Kimock, Sikiru Adepoju, Charlie Musselwhite (Guest), Baaba Maal (Guest), Angelique Kidjo (Guest), The Mutaytor (Guest), Stephen Perkins (Guest), Bettye LaVette (Guest)

 

Link The Rhythm Devils, Wednesday, 04/19/2006
The Canal Room, New York, NY

Set 1: Jingo, Scarlet Begonias Jam, The Other One Jam, Iko Iko, Fire on the Mountain, Also Sprach Zarathustra[1], Not Fade Away -> Percussion Parade

[1] Eumir Deodato on keyboards.

Notes: This gig – the first billed as The Rhythym Devils – was part of the Green Apple Music Festival. This setlist is unconfirmed as recordings do not circulate. "2001" featured the song's author, Eumir Deodato. The "Percussion Parade" featured the band and audience processing to the street to "Not Fade Away."

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Bill Kreutzmann, Mickey Hart, Steve Kimock, Sikiru Adepoju, Charlie Musselwhite (Guest), Baaba Maal (Guest), Angelique Kidjo (Guest), The Mutaytor (Guest), Stephen Perkins (Guest), Eumir Deodato (Guest)

 

Link Benevento/Russo Duo, Thursday, 04/06/2006
Higher Ground, South Burlington, VT

Set 1: Best Reason To Buy The Sun, Echo Park, Welcome Red, Becky, Sunny's Song, Mephisto, Soba, Something For Rockets, The Three Question Marks[1], 9 x 9, What Is and What Should Never Be, Walking Running Viking, Hate Frame, Memphis, Play Pause Stop

Encore: Mike's Song[2], Jam[3]

[1] With Fish.
[2] With Mike, Fish and Brad Barr.
[3] With Mike, Fish, Brad Barr, Jamie Masefield and Mike Mavridoglou.

Notes: Fish joined the Duo for "The Three Question Marks," prompting Marco to remark, "We've succsesfully played with all four of them now."  "Mike's Song" featured Mike, Fish and Brad Barr and contained "Wilson" and "Third Stone From the Sun" teases.  Jamie Masefield and Mike Mavridoglou joined for the ensuing jam, which also featured "Weekapaug" and "L.A. Woman" teases. Earlier in the show, Brad Barr sat in on "Sunny's Song," "Mephisto" and "What Is and What Should Never Be."

Musicians: Marco Benevento, Joe Russo, Jon Fishman (Guest), Mike Gordon (Guest), Jamie Masefield (Guest), Brad Barr (Guest)

 

Link RAQ, Saturday, 03/11/2006
Higher Ground, South Burlington, VT

Set 1: Cheap Sunglasses[1]

[1] Mike on bass.

Notes: Mike joined RAQ on bass for a version of ZZ Top's "Cheap Sunglasses."

Musicians: Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Benevento/Russo Duo Featuring Mike Gordon, Saturday, 12/31/2005
Culture Room, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Set 1: Hatikvah[1] > Cars Trucks Buses, The Beltless Buckler, Welcome Red, Play Pause Stop, Theme From the Bottom, Best Reason To Buy The Sun

Set 2: Dixie Cannonball > Auld Lang Syne, Becky, You Enjoy Myself, Clean Up Woman, Mike's Song -> Also Sprach Zarathustra -> Mike's Song, Hoe-Down, Sunny's Song, Freedom of Choice[2], Passin' Me By[2]

Encore: Goin' Down Slow, My Pet Goat

Encore 2: The Godfather Love Theme > Foam

[1] With Cousin Avi on vocals.
[2] With Matt Durant on vocals.

Notes: "Hatikvah" featured "Cousin Avi" on vocals. "CTB" contained a "Foam" tease. "Theme" contained a "Welcome Red" tease.  "YEM" included "Carol of the Bells," "Foam," "Fluffhead" and "The Lion Sleeps Tonight" teases. "Freedom of Choice" and "Passin' Me By" featured Matt Durant on vocals. "Goin' Down Slow contained "Auld Lang Syne" and "Becky" teases. 

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Marco Benevento, Joe Russo, Matt Durant (Guest)

 

Link Benevento/Russo Duo Featuring Mike Gordon, Friday, 12/30/2005
Jannus Landing, St. Petersburg, FL

Set 1: Welcome Red, Play Pause Stop, Hoe-Down, Last Child, White Freightliner Blues, Best Reason To Buy The Sun, Mike's Song, Goin' Down Slow

Set 2: You Enjoy Myself, Becky, Dixie Cannonball, Theme From the Bottom, You Don't Miss Your Water

Encore: Jam -> Foam

Notes: "Hoe-Down" contained a "Shortnin' Bread" teaseand "White Freightliner Blues" contained a "Foam" tease, both from Marco. Marco also teased The Godfather Love Theme prior to "Mike's Song." An additional microphone was set up so that the audience could sing the lyrics to "Mike's." "YEM" contained an "A Day inthe Life" Jam and a brief "Paranoid Android" tease. The Jam that preceded "Foam" contained a brief "Row Row Row Your Boat" tease and a "Fluffhead" jam.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Marco Benevento, Joe Russo

   

Link Benevento/Russo Duo Featuring Mike Gordon, Tuesday, 12/27/2005
State Theatre, Falls Church, VA

Set 1: Becky, Hoe-Down, Welcome Red, Theme From the Bottom, White Freightliner Blues, The Beltless Buckler -> Hatikvah -> The Beltless Buckler

Set 2: Jam -> Foam, You Enjoy Myself > Mike's Song > Freedom of Choice > Mike's Song

Encore: Passin' Me By

Notes: "Hoe-Down" contained a "Shortnin' Bread" tease. "Theme" contained "Foam and "YEM" teases. "Beltless Buckler" contained teases of "Carol of the Bells" and The Godfather Love Theme. The Jam that opened the second set contained "Lengthwise" and "Hoe-Down" teases and the ensuing "Foam" included teases of "Gin" and Magilla." "Mike's Song" contained a "Foam" tease.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Marco Benevento, Joe Russo

 

Link Benevento/Russo Duo Featuring Mike Gordon, Monday, 12/26/2005
The Music Box, Borgata Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City, NJ

Set 1: The Godfather Love Theme -> Hatikvah -> The Godfather Love Theme > Best Reason To Buy The Sun, Cars Trucks Buses, Welcome Red, Lost Highway, Becky, Memphis, Clean Up Woman -> Scratchitti, You Don't Miss Your Water -> Play Pause Stop, Foam

Encore: You Enjoy Myself

Notes: ""CTB" contained a brief "Yackety Sax" tease. "Lost Highway" contained "Foam" and "Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer" teases. Marco dedicated "Clean Up Woman" to his seventh grade music teacher, Joe Gordon, who was in attendance and whom he credited with putting him and Joe Russo together. "Scratchitti" included a "Tom Sawyer" tease. "Foam" included teases of "Lengthwise," "CTB," "Theme From the Bottom," "YEM," Sleigh Ride," "Row Row Row Your Boat," and "Camptown Races." "YEM" contained "Foam" and "Blackbird" teases.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Marco Benevento, Joe Russo

 

Link SerialPod, Saturday, 12/17/2005
Asheville Civic Center, Asheville, NC

Soundcheck: Jam

Set 1: Jam > Cumberland Blues > Chalk Dust Torture -> On a Plain > Wave the Ocean > Sweet Thing -> Jam[1] > Waves[1] -> Jam[1] -> Angel[1] > Loose Lucy[1]

[1] Ivan Neville on keyboards.

Notes: This gig was part of the seventeenth annual Christmas Jam, a benefit for Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity. Other performers included Gov't Mule, Hot Tuna, Ray LaMontagne and John Scofield. "Chalk Dust Torture" contained a "Right Off" (Miles Davis) tease. Ivan Neville sat in on keyboards for the latter portion of the jam out of Van Morrison's "Sweet Thing" through the end of the set. A soundboard of the thirteen-minute jam from this gig's soundcheck circulates.

Musicians: Trey Anastasio, Mike Gordon, Bill Kreutzmann, Ivan Neville (Guest)

 

Link SerialPod, Friday, 12/16/2005
The Orange Peel, Asheville, NC

Set 1: Wave the Ocean > Goin' Down Slow[1], Iko Iko[1], Sugaree[2]

[1] Warren Haynes on guitar and Ivan Neville on keyboards.
[2] Warren Haynes on guitar and Danny Louis on keyboards.

Notes: This pre-Xmas Jam gig was in support of Gov't Mule. "Goin' Down Slow" and "Iko Iko" featured Warren Haynes on guitar and Ivan Neville on keyboards. "Sugaree" featured Warren Haynes on guitar and Danny Louis on keyboards. This setlist is unconfirmed.

Musicians: Trey Anastasio, Mike Gordon, Bill Kreutzmann, Warren Haynes (Guest), Ivan Neville (Guest), Danny Louis (Guest)

 

Link Keller Williams, Saturday, 12/10/2005
Higher Ground, South Burlington, VT

Notes: There is no known setlist for this show, and recordings do not circulate.

Musicians: Keller Williams, Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Trey Anastasio Band, Friday, 11/11/2005
Utica Memorial Auditorium, Utica, NY

Set 1: Mr. Completely, Spin, Drifting, Dark and Down, Night Speaks to a Woman, Shine, Money, Love and Change, Push On 'Til the Day, Come As Melody, Access Me[1], Divided Sky[2], Back on the Train[3], Heavy Things[3], Bathtub Gin[3] -> Ghost[1]

Encore: Boogie On Reggae Woman[4]

[1] TAB debut; duet with Trey on acoustic and Mike on bass.
[2] TAB debut; Trey on acoustic, Mike on bass and Fish on cymbal.
[3] Duet with Trey on acoustic and Mike on bass.
[4] Fish on drums and Mike on bass.

Notes: Tea Leaf Green opened. In the days leading up to this show it was promoted as the “Countdown to Utica.” As the band took the stage “The Final Countdown” by Europe was played over the P.A. “Access Me” and “Ghost” were Trey Anastasio debuts. “Access Me” through “Ghost” were all duets with Trey on acoustic guitar and Mike on bass. “Divided Sky” also featured Fishman playing the two cymbal beats after the pause. The end of “Divided Sky” featured a “Lawn Boy” tease. “Boogie On” featured the entire band plus Fishman on drums and Mike on bass.

Musicians: Trey Anastasio, Jennifer Hartswick, Skeeto Valdez, Ray Paczkowski, Christina Durfee, Les Hall, Tony Hall, Jon Fishman (Guest), Mike Gordon (Guest)

                                   

Link The Meters Experience, Friday, 09/30/2005
The Mint, Los Angeles, CA

Set 1: Hey Pocky A-Way[1]

[1] Mike on bass.

Notes: After his gig with Leo Kottke, Mike sat in with The Meters Experience featuring Leo Nocentelli for a rendition of "Hey Pockey A-Way."

Musicians: Leo Nocentelli, Mike Gordon (Guest)

     

Link Mike Gordon and Leo Kottke, Friday, 09/23/2005
Zilker Park, Austin, TX

Notes: This performance was part of the annual Austin City Limits Music Festival.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Leo Kottke

           

Link Benevento/Russo Duo, Thursday, 09/01/2005
Higher Ground, South Burlington, VT

Notes: There is no known setlist or circulating recording.

Musicians: Marco Benevento, Joe Russo, Mike Gordon (Guest), Dave Grippo (Guest)

 

Link Electron, Friday, 08/12/2005
B.B. King's, New York, NY

Set 1: I Remember Ray[1]

[1] Mike on guitar.

Notes: Mike joined Electron on guitar for "I Remember Ray" (The Disco Biscuits).

Musicians: Joe Russo, Marc Brownstein, Aron Magner, Tom Hamilton, Jr., Kevin Kendrick, Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Mike Gordon and Leo Kottke, Wednesday, 08/10/2005
The Fox Theatre, Boulder, CO

Notes: This opening performance was in support of Jackson Browne and was part of the Radio & Records AAA Summit. 

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Leo Kottke

     

Link Gov't Mule, Friday, 07/01/2005
Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, CO

Set 1: Banks of the Deep End[1]

[1] Mike on bass, Neil Symonette on percussion.

Notes: Mike Gordon and Leo Kottke, then moe. opened for Gov't Mule. "Banks of the Deep End" featured Mike on bass and Neil Symonette on percussion.

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

 

Link Mike Gordon and Leo Kottke, Friday, 07/01/2005
Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, CO

Notes: This set was in support of Gov't Mule and moe.; Xavier Rudd also performed.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Leo Kottke, Neil Symonette

       

Link Mike Gordon and Leo Kottke, Friday, 06/24/2005
Horning's Hideout, North Plains, OR

Notes: This performance was part of the fourth annual Northwest String Summit.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Leo Kottke, Neil Symonette

 

Link Yonder Mountain String Band, Friday, 06/24/2005
Horning's Hideout, North Plains, OR

Set 1: Molly and Tenbrooks[1], I'm Lost, I'll Never Find the Way[1], Raleigh and Spencer[1]

[1] Mike on banjo and vocals.

Notes: This performance was part of the fourth annual Northwest String Summit. Mike joined YMSB on banjo and vocals for "Molly and Tenbrooks" (traditional), "I'm Lost, I'll Never Find the Way" (The Stanley Brothers) and "Raleigh and Spencer" (traditional).

Musicians: Dave Johnston, Jeff Austin, Ben Kaufmann, Adam Aijala, Mike Gordon (Guest)

     

Link Benevento/Russo Duo Featuring Mike Gordon, Friday, 06/10/2005
Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival, Manchester, TN

Set 1: 9X9, Sunny's Song, My Pet Goat, Best Reason To Buy The Sun > Becky, Welcome Red, Foam, Hoe-Down, Scratchitti, The Beltless Buckler[1], Mike's Song

[1] Gabby La La on sitar.

Notes: This set was part of the fourth annual Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival that also featured Widespread Panic, Dave Matthews Band, Trey Anastasio and The Allman Brothers Band, among many others. This performance took place in That Tent. "9X9" through "My Pet Goat" were performed by The Duo only (without Mike). "The Beltless Buckler" featured Gabby La La on sitar. This show was made available on LivePhish.com and officially released on CD as The Benevento/Russo Duo Featuring Mike Gordon, Live at Bonnaroo 2005.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Marco Benevento, Joe Russo, Gabby La La (Guest)

 

Link Trey Anastasio Band, Saturday, 05/14/2005
Hammerstein Ballroom, New York, NY

Set 1: 18 Steps, Oz is Ever Floating, Alive Again, Sway[1], Sitting in Limbo, Sand > Cincinnati -> Low

Set 2: Simple Twist Up Dave, What's Done > Goodbye Head, It Makes No Difference, Night Speaks to a Woman, Black Dog, Old Habits[2], Back on the Train[2], Waste[2]

Encore: Wolfman's Brother[3] > I Am the Walrus[3]

[1] TAB Debut.
[2] Duet with Trey on acoustic guitar and Mike on bass.
[3] Mike on bass.

Notes: Particle opened. This show featured the TAB debut of “Sway.” “Old Habits,” “Back on the Train,” and “Waste” were duets with Trey on acoustic guitar and Mike on electric bass. “Wolfman’s Brother” and “I Am the Walrus” also featured Mike on bass.

Musicians: Trey Anastasio, Skeeto Valdez, Ray Paczkowski, Peter Chwazik, Les Hall, Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Trey Anastasio Band, Saturday, 04/30/2005
State Palace Theatre, New Orleans, LA

Set 1: In the Light > Drifting > What's Done, Cincinnati > Low, Come As Melody, Bunny Bread[1], Tomato Song[1], I Am the Walrus

Set 2: My Feet Can't Fail Me Now[2], Big Chief[2], Hey Pocky A-Way[2], Foxy Lady[2], Sneakin' Sally Through the Alley[3], Three Little Birds[4], Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin)[5]

Encore: Old Habits[6], 46 Days[7], Fire On the Bayou[7] > Wang Dang Doodle[7] > Fire On the Bayou[7]

[1] TAB debut, with Bruce Sunpie Barnes.
[2] New Orleans Superjam
[3] New Orleans Superjam; Mike on bass.
[4] New Orleans Superjam; Mike on bass and Dave Matthews on vocals.
[5] New Orleans Superjam; Mike and Peter Chwazik on bass and Dave Matthews on vocals.
[6] Trey and Mike acoustic guitar duet.
[7] New Orleans Superjam; Mike on bass and Ivan Neville on keyboards.

Notes: This show was billed as the “New Orleans Superjam.” The first set was electric TAB; the second set lineup included Trey, Cyril Neville (The Neville Brothers), Gregory Davis and Roger Lewis (Dirty Dozen Brass Band), Dave Grippo (Giant Country Horns, TAB), and Michael Ray (Sun Ra Arkestra). Bruce “Sunpie” Barnes performed on accordion for the TAB debuts of his originals “Bunny Bread” and “Tomato Song.” “Sneakin’ Sally” featured Mike on bass and contained "Chameleon" teases. “Three Little Birds” featured Mike on bass and Dave Matthews on vocals. “Thank You...” featured both Mike and Peter Chwazik on bass and Dave Matthews on vocals. “Old Habits” was performed by Mike and Trey only, both on acoustic guitars. “46 Days” through the end of the show featured Mike on bass and Ivan Neville on keyboards.

Musicians: Trey Anastasio, Skeeto Valdez, Ray Paczkowski, Peter Chwazik, Les Hall, Mike Gordon (Guest), Dave Grippo (Guest), Bruce Sunpie Barnes (Guest), Michael Ray (Guest), Dave Matthews (Guest), Ivan Neville (Guest), Cyril Neville (Guest), Gregory Davis (Guest), Roger Lewis (Guest)

 

Link Benevento/Russo Duo Featuring Mike Gordon, Saturday, 04/30/2005
TwiRoPa, New Orleans, LA

Set 1: Best Reason To Buy The Sun, Becky, Clean Up Woman, Aqui Como Alla, The Beltless Buckler, Big Whopper

Set 2: Welcome Red, Forever Night Shade Mary, Theme from The Rockford Files, Mephisto[1], Hoodoo Voodoo[2], Heartbreaker[2], Foam

Encore: Serpentine Fire

[1] Jamie McLean on guitar.
[2] Scott Metzger on guitar.

Notes: "Mephisto" featured Jamie McLean on guitar. "Hoodoo Voodoo" and "Heartbreaker" featured Scott Metzger on guitar. 

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Marco Benevento, Joe Russo, Scott Metzger (Guest), Jamie McLean (Guest)

 

Link Benevento/Russo Duo Featuring Mike Gordon, Thursday, 04/28/2005
Variety Playhouse, Atlanta, GA

Set 1: Foam[1], Best Reason To Buy The Sun, Big Whopper, Last Child, Mephisto, Clean Up Woman, Theme from The Rockford Files

Set 2: Becky, Mike's Song, Welcome Red, Scratchitti, Darts, Roundabout

Encore: Serpentine Fire

[1] Five-second version.

Notes: The five-second "Foam Reprise" that opened the show consisted of essentially the first and last measures of the song and was ostensibly a nod to the previous night's 54-minute version.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Marco Benevento, Joe Russo

 

Link Benevento/Russo Duo Featuring Mike Gordon, Wednesday, 04/27/2005
The Georgia Theatre, Athens, GA

Set 1: Foam[1]

Set 2: Becky, Aqui Como Alla, Best Reason To Buy The Sun, Scratchitti, Forever Night Shade Mary > Welcome Red

Encore: Hoe-Down, Serpentine Fire, Cars Trucks Buses

[1] 54-minutes.

Notes: The 54-minute version of "Foam" featured a "Lengthwise" tease from Marco and was released through Livephish.com. "Cars Trucks Buses" featured "Foam," "Frankenstein" and "Lengthwise" teases, all from Marco.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Marco Benevento, Joe Russo

 

Link Benevento/Russo Duo Featuring Mike Gordon, Tuesday, 04/26/2005
The Theater at Madison Square Garden, New York, NY

Set 1: Becky, Best Reason To Buy The Sun, The Beltless Buckler, D's Diner[1]

[1] With Les Claypool, Phil Lesh and Gabby La La.

Notes: Mike & The Duo performed a mini-set during the fifth annual Jammy Awards. The Benevento/Russo Duo won the "New Groove of the Year" award, while Mike accepted the "Tour of the Year" award on behalf of Phish for their (then "final") summer 2004 run. Other performers during the evening included Phil Lesh, Ryan Adams, Bruce Hornsby and Umphrey's McGree, among many others. "D's Diner" featured Les Claypool and Phil Lesh on bass and Gabby La La on electric sitar.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Marco Benevento, Joe Russo, Phil Lesh (Guest), Les Claypool (Guest), Gabby La La (Guest)

 

Link L. Cool Trio, Saturday, 01/01/2005
The Knitting Factory, New York, NY

Notes: Mike sat in on guitar for the entire second set and encore that was comprised entirely of improvised instrumentals.

Musicians: Joe Russo, Marc Brownstein, Jamie Shields, Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Benevento/Russo Duo Featuring Mike Gordon, Friday, 12/31/2004
B.B. King's, New York, NY

Set 1: Hoe-Down, Clean Up Woman, Becky, Foam, Aqui Como Alla, Roundabout

Set 2: Theme from The Rockford Files, Cars Trucks Buses, Welcome Red, Scratchitti, The Beltless Buckler > Mike's Song

Encore: Moby Dick[1] > Heartbreaker[1]

[1] Scott Metzger on guitar.

Notes: This was a late-night performance with ticket-time @ 1:30 a.m. on 1/1/05. Scott Metzger sat in on guitar for "Moby Dick" and "Heartbreaker."

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Marco Benevento, Joe Russo, Scott Metzger (Guest)

 

Link Benevento/Russo Duo Featuring Mike Gordon, Thursday, 12/30/2004
Higher Ground, South Burlington, VT

Set 1: Lengthwise > On the Corner > Welcome Red, Becky, Last Child, Black Satin > Aqui Como Alla, Clean Up Woman, Theme from The Rockford Files

Set 2: Foam, Lengthwise > Mike's Song, Cars Trucks Buses[1], Roundabout, Forever Night Shade Mary > Hoe-Down

Encore: Scratchitti

[1] Page on additional keyboards.

Notes: "Clean Up Woman" included a "Cars Trucks Buses" tease. Page sat in on additional keyboards for "Cars Trucks Buses," which contained a brief "Magilla" tease.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Marco Benevento, Joe Russo, Page McConnell (Guest)

 

Link Benevento/Russo Duo Featuring Mike Gordon, Wednesday, 12/29/2004
The Paradise, Boston, MA

Set 1: Scratchitti, Aqui Como Alla, Becky, Roundabout, Welcome Red

Set 2: Lengthwise -> Foam, Mephisto[1], Hoe-Down, Clean Up Woman, Theme from The Rockford Files

Encore: The Beltless Buckler[2], Mike's Song

[1] Steve Fell on guitar.
[2] Scott Murawski on guitar.

Notes: Steve Fell sat in on guitar for "Mephisto." Scott Murawski sat in on guitar for "The Beltless Buckler." "Mike's Song" included a "Foam" tease from Marco.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Marco Benevento, Joe Russo, Scott Murawski (Guest), Steve Fell (Guest)

 

Link Benevento/Russo Duo Featuring Mike Gordon, Tuesday, 12/28/2004
Theatre of the Living Arts, Philadelphia, PA

Set 1: Becky, Lengthwise, Forever Night Shade Mary > Scratchitti, The Beltless Buckler, Hoe-Down

Set 2: Theme from The Rockford Files, Clean Up Woman > Foam, Last Child, Heartbreaker[1], Mike's Song

Encore: Cars Trucks Buses

[1] Scott Metzger on guitar.

Notes: Rana opened. "Foam" contained a "Weigh" tease from Mike. Scott Metzger sat in on guitar for "Heartbreaker." "Cars Trucks Buses" included a "Foam" tease from Marco.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Marco Benevento, Joe Russo, Scott Metzger (Guest)

   

Link moe., Friday, 09/03/2004
Snow Ridge Ski Resort, Turin, NY

Set 1: Kyle's Song > Kids, New York City, Shoot First, Spaz Medicine > Crab Eyes, Buster > Four Sticks > Take Five > Buster, Letter Home, Tailspin > Meat[1]

Encore: St. Augustine

[1] Mike on a second bass.

Notes: This performance was part of the fourth annual moe.down festival that also included Mike & The DuoLeo Kottke, Leftover Salmon, The Disco Biscuits and Blues Traveler. Mike sat in on a second bass for (the moe. version of) "Meat."

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

 

Link Leftover Salmon, Saturday, 07/17/2004
Rothvoss Farm, Ancramdale, NY

Set 1: Man Gave Names to All the Animals[1]

[1] Mike on bass.

Notes: This performance was part of the Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival. Mike sat in on bass for a rendition of Bob Dylan's "Man Gave Names to All the Animals."

Musicians: Vince Herman, Drew Emmitt, Matt Flinner, Bill McKay, Mike Gordon (Guest), Tim O'Brien (Guest), Casey Driessen (Guest), Dirk Powell (Guest)

   

Link Benevento/Russo Duo Featuring Mike Gordon, Monday, 06/07/2004
B.B. King's, New York, NY

Set 1: Jam, Scratchitti, Jam > Jam > Welcome Red, Jam[1]

[1] Michael Kang on mandolin.

Notes: This performance was a benefit for the voter registration group HeadCount that also featured Michael Kang, moe. and The HeadCount All-Stars (Al Schnier, Vinnie Amico, Marc Brownstein and Aron Magner). Michael Kang sat in on mandolin for the set-closing jam.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Marco Benevento, Joe Russo, Michael Kang (Guest)

 

Link Amfibian, Friday, 05/07/2004
The Knitting Factory, New York, NY

Set 1: Couch Lady[1], Theme From the Bottom[1]

[1] With Mike.

Notes: Mike sat in on bass for “Couch Lady” and “Theme From the Bottom.”

Musicians: Tom Marshall, Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Amfibian, Saturday, 04/24/2004
Higher Ground, Winooski, VT

Set 1: Atlantis, Storm, Flare, Back on the Train, Cadillac, It Makes No Difference, Lambertville, Meat, Reason, Plantlife

Set 2: 13 Days, Distortion, Blood on the Cactus, Sometimes, I've Got a Feeling, Appreciate, Health, Augustine, Has it Really Come to This?, Isolate, My Old School, Gumbo[1], Theme From the Bottom[2]

Encore: Down By the River[3], Isolate[4]

[1] Mike on bass, Mark Varga on alto and baritone saxophones and Aaron Chapman on tenor saxophone.
[2] Mike on bass.
[3] Mike and Seth Yacovone on guitars.
[4] Mike and Seth Yacovone on guitars, Mark Varga on alto and baritone saxophones and Aaron Chapman on tenor saxophone.

Notes: Mike sat in on bass (replacing Amfibian bassist Bob Kay) for “Gumbo” and “Theme,” and on guitar for the encores. Seth Yacovone sat in on guitar for “Blood on the Cactus” and the encores. Jamie Masefield performed on mandolin for “Augustine” and “Has it Really Come to This?”  “It Makes No Difference,” “Distortion,” “Isolate” through “Gumbo” and “Isolate Reprise” featured Mark Varga on alto and baritone saxophones and Aaron Chapman on tenor saxophone.

Musicians: Tom Marshall, Mike Gordon (Guest), Seth Yacovone (Guest)

 

Link Trey Anastasio Band, Sunday, 04/11/2004
Higher Ground, Winooski, VT

Set 1: Push On 'Til the Day, Drifting, Small Axe[1], Last Tube[2], Sultans of Swing[2], Sand[3] > Chalk Dust Torture[4], Flock of Words, Plasma > Higher Ground[5]

[1] With Page.
[2] With Page and Fish.
[3] With Page, Fish and Mike; TAB members left stage, finished by Phish.
[4] Performed by Phish.
[5] With Page, Fish and Mike, Jamie Masefield, Seth Yacovone, and others.

Notes: This show was billed as “The Vermont Easter Jam” and featured scheduled performances from The Unknown Blues Band, a duet with Jamie Masefield and Paul Asbell interpreting the music of Django Reinhardt, and the Grippo Funk Band. After these performances there was an unannounced set by TAB. Page sat in from “Small Axe” through “Chalk Dust.” Fish sat in from “Last Tube” through “Chalk Dust.” Mike joined in for “Sand” and “Chalk Dust.” During “Sand” members of Trey’s group gradually left the stage, leaving Phish alone to complete “Sand” and perform “Chalk Dust.” The cover of Stevie Wonder’s “Higher Ground” featured all the members of both Phish and Trey’s ensemble, Jamie Masefield, Seth Yacovone and others. This gig was a benefit for the Winooski Parks & Recreation Department, Burlington Women’s Rape Crisis Center, and the Child Life Department of Vermont Children’s Hospital.

Musicians: Trey Anastasio, Dave Grippo, Jennifer Hartswick, Russ Lawton, Tony Markellis, Ray Paczkowski, Andy Moroz, Page McConnell (Guest), Jon Fishman (Guest), Mike Gordon (Guest), Seth Yacovone (Guest), Jamie Masefield (Guest)

 

Link The Allman Brothers Band, Sunday, 03/28/2004
Beacon Theatre, New York, NY

Set 1: No One To Run With, Ain't Wastin’ Time No More, Statesboro Blues, Rockin’ Horse, Every Hungry Woman, I've Been Loving You Too Long, The Same Thing, The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down, Revival

Set 2: Dreams, Firing Line, Who's Been Talking, 44 Blues, Hot 'Lanta, Feel So Bad, Into the Mystic, Southbound[1]

Encore: Mountain Jam

[1] With Mike.

Notes: Mike sat in on a second bass for “Southbound.”

Musicians: Butch Trucks, Derek Trucks, Oteil Burbridge, Warren Haynes, Gregg Allman, Jai Johanny "Jaimoe" Johanson, Marc Quiñones, Dickey Betts, Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Col. Bruce Hampton and the Codetalkers, Saturday, 03/27/2004
Tap Room, The Knitting Factory, New York, NY

Notes: Mike and Warren Haynes sat in with the Codetalkers during this free late night performance. No setist is known and recordings do not circulate.

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

 

Link Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Friday, 02/20/2004
Higher Ground, Winooski, VT

Set 1: The Chicken[1], It's All Over Now[1]

[1] Mike on bass.

Notes: Mike sat in with Dirty Dozen Brass Band on bass for covers of “The Chicken” and “It’s All Over Now.”

Musicians: Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Benevento/Russo Duo, Friday, 01/23/2004
Tribeca Rock Club, New York, NY

Set 1: The Selma March[1]

[1] Mike on organ, Wayne Krantz on guitar.

Notes: The Duo was joined in the second set by Wayne Krantz on guitar. Mike sat in on organ for Grant Green’s “The Selma March.”

Musicians: Marco Benevento, Joe Russo, Mike Gordon (Guest), Wayne Krantz (Guest)

 

Link Papa Grows Funk, Thursday, 01/22/2004
The Bowery Ballroom, New York, NY

Set 1: Get Out of My Life Woman[1]

[1] Mike on bass.

Notes: Mike sat in on bass for the encore, Allen Toussaint’s “Get Out of My Life Woman.” Cyro Baptista & Beat the Donkey opened.

Musicians: Russell Batiste, Jr., John "Papa" Gros, June Yamagishi, Jason Mingledorf, Marc Pero, 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)

 

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 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 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 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 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, 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, 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, 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 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, 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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, 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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, 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 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 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 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 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 Mike Gordon and Leo Kottke, Sunday, 12/08/2002
Cultural Center Auditorium, Charleston, WV

Set 1: Disco, Living In The Country, The Collins Missile, From Pizza Towers To Defeat, William Powell, Rings

Notes: This performance was taped for later airing on the syndicated public radio program Mountain Stage. Phish performed on the same stage and for the same radio program ten years earlier, on March 22, 1992.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Leo Kottke

 

Link Mike Gordon and Leo Kottke, Saturday, 12/07/2002
Town Hall, New York, NY

Set 1: William Powell, From Pizza Towers To Defeat, Clone, Living In The Country

Notes: This performance was broadcast live on the nationally syndicated public radio program A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor. Interview segments with Mike and Leo also aired during the program.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Leo Kottke

 

Link Leftover Salmon, Wednesday, 12/04/2002
Higher Ground, Winooski, VT

Set 1: River's Rising[1], Rocky Road Blues[1], Let It Bleed[1]

[1] With Mike.

Notes: Mike played bass for the second set that included “Rivers Rising,” which segued into a bass duet with Leftover’s Greg Garrison. Mike then stayed in place of Garrison for renditions of Bill Monroe’s “Rocky Road Blues” and the Rolling Stones’ “Let It Bleed.”

Musicians: Greg DeGuglielmo, Vince Herman, Drew Emmitt, Bill McKay, Mark Vann, Mike Gordon (Guest)

                         

Link The Jammys, Wednesday, 10/02/2002
Roseland Ballroom, New York, NY

Set 1: Gloria[1] > Turn On Your Love Light[1]

[1] With Trey, Mike and Jammys All-Stars.

Notes: The show-closing mega-jam at the third annual Jammy Awards show included an abundance of musicians on two different stages jamming simultaneously over classics “Turn On Your Lovelight” and “Gloria.” The main stage featured Ratdog, as well as Trey, Matt Abts, Warren Haynes, DJ Logic, John Popper, and Al Schnier; a second stage included (among others) Mike, Mystic Bowie, Victoria Clamp, Hope Clayburn, Jessica Lurie and Robert Randolph. Other performers over the course of the evening included Mike Gordon and Leo Kottke (setlist), Derek Trucks Band, Les Claypool, Jazz Mandolin Project, Lake Trout, Soulive, and The Tom Tom Club.

Musicians: Trey Anastasio, Mike Gordon, John Popper, Warren Haynes, Bob Weir, Robert Randolph, Rob Wasserman, Al Schnier, Matt Abts, Mystic Bowie, Mark Karan, Jay Lane, Jeff Chimenti, Kenny Brooks, Jessica Lurie, DJ Logic, Hope Clayburn, Victoria Clamp

 

Link Mike Gordon and Leo Kottke, Wednesday, 10/02/2002
Roseland Ballroom, New York, NY

Set 1: Disco, The Collins Missile, Te Veo

Notes: Mike and Leo Kottke performed a mini acoustic set at the third annual Jammy Awards show. Mike also participated in the show-closing all-star jam.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Leo Kottke

 

Link Mike Gordon and Leo Kottke, Tuesday, 10/01/2002
Mercury Lounge, New York, NY

Notes: The early show was a RCA Victor Group record label release party for Mike and Leo Kottke’s Clone CD. This previously unannounced show marked the debut public appearance of this duet, who performed a little short of an hour of selections from Clone. Tin Hat Trio and Sex Mob then performed short sets as part of the Rope-a-Dope New Music Seminar. The late show included over a dozen musicians in multiple configurations. Mike played bass for an improvisational set that also included Casey Benjamin, Warren Haynes, DJ Logic, Deantoni Parks, Sherik and Vernon Reid

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Leo Kottke

 

Link Rising Low Screening Party, Saturday, 09/21/2002
Allaire Studios, Shokan, NY

Set 1: Uncle Pen[1], Deep Elem Blues[1], Jam[2] > Sparks[2] > Jam[2]

[1] With Mike.
[2] With Mike and Trey.

Notes: Earlier in the evening the venue had hosted a screening of Mike’s movie Rising Low, as part of the Woodstock Film Festival. The subsequent party included a jam session with multiple player configurations. The first set was a bluegrass arrangement with Mike on acoustic bass along with members of Big Apple’achia, as well as Jay Ungar and Molly Mason. Later, and electric setup featured Trey on guitar, Mike and Dave Schools on bass, Matt Abts on drums, DJ Logic on turntables, Rob Marscher on keyboards and Fuzz on guitar.

Musicians: Trey Anastasio, Mike Gordon, Matt Abts, DJ Logic, Dave Schools

 

Link Gov't Mule, Thursday, 09/19/2002
Ulster Performing Arts Center, Kingston, NY

Set 1: Blind Man in the Dark, Lay Your Burden Down, Bad Little Doggie > Don’t Step on the Grass, Sam, Beautifully Broken, Empty Pages, Drivin’ Rain, Fool’s Moon, Thorazine Shuffle

Set 2: Mule, Sco-Mule, Hammer and Nails, Down and Out in New York City, Spanish Moon, Banks of the Deep End[1], Time to Confess[1], On Your Way Down[1], Jesus Just Left Chicago[1]

Encore: Comfortably Numb, Soulshine

[1] Mike on bass.

Notes: This performance was part of the Woodstock Film Festival’s “Focus on Music” program celebrating music in film. The gig featured a rotation of bass players: Dave Schools opened the show and played through the “Mule” second set opener, as well as the encore; Chris Wood assumed the bass reigns for “Sco-Mule” through “Spanish Moon”; Mike then took over for “Banks of the Deep End” through the end of the second set.

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

 

Link Max Creek, Saturday, 09/07/2002
Whippernon Country Club, Russell, MA

Set 1: You Write the Book, Devil's Heart, Tangled Up In Blue, Emotional Railroad, Down on the Corner, Band From Chicago, Gimme Shelter

Set 2: Emerald Eyes, Season of the Witch[1], You’re the Only One[2], Free Born Man[2], Love Makes You Lose Your Mind[3], Windows[1]

Encore: Angel From Motgomery[4], Just a Rose[1]

[1] With Mike.
[2] With Mike and Kris Kehr.
[3] With Mike and Glen Nelson.
[4] With Mike and Tonya Shylock.

Notes: This show was part of the Wormtown Music Festival. Mike sat in on a second bass for “Season of the Witch” through the end of the show. Kris Kehr played mandolin on "You're the Only One" and "Free Born Man." "Love Makes You Lose Your Mind" featured Glen Nelson on keyboards. Tonya Shylock added vocals to "Angel From Montgomery." The gig featured additional guests Tom Constanten on keyboards and Greg DeGuglielmo on drums. 

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

 

Link Max Creek, Sunday, 07/28/2002
Indian Lookout Country Club, Mariaville, NY

Set 1: Louisiana Sun > Sadie, Blood Red Roses, Life During Wartime, The Weight, Too Good for Shoes, Love Makes You Lose Your Mind, Six Days on the Road, Cruel World, Tangled Up In Blue, Season of the Witch, Werewolves of London, Eminence Front

Set 2: Cocaine Lady, Morning Star, Will the Circle Be Unbroken?, Magic Carpet Ride[1], In Harmony[1], China Cat Sunflower[1] > I Know You Rider[1]

[1] With Mike.

Notes: This show was part of the annual "Camp Creek" festival. Mike played a second bass on “Magic Carpet Ride” through the end of the show. This gig featured an assortment of guests, including the Talking Heads’ and Tom Tom Club’s Tina Weymouth on bass and Chris Frantz on drums for “Life During Wartime.”

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

 

Link Vida Blue, Wednesday, 07/24/2002
Irving Plaza, New York, NY

Set 1: Fresh Tube, Most Events Aren't Planned, Jealous Guy, Sheep, Electra Glide, CJ3, Get Ready, Day or Night, Where's Popeyes, Just Kissed My Baby, No Quarter, Instant Karma!

Encore: Lawn Boy[1], Cars Trucks Buses[1]

[1] With Mike on bass.

Notes: The Slip opened. Mike sat in on bass for the encore. This setlist is unconfirmed as recordings of the performance do not circulate.

Musicians: Page McConnell, Oteil Burbridge, Russell Batiste, Jr., Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Vida Blue, Saturday, 07/13/2002
House of Blues, West Hollywood, CA

Set 1: Most Events Aren't Planned, Get Ready, Jealous Guy > Sheep, Day or Night, Electra Glide, CJ3 > No Quarter, Cars, Cars Trucks Buses[1]

Encore: Light Up Or Leave Me Alone[2]

[1] With Mike on bass in place of Oteil.
[2] With Mike on guitar.

Notes: Mofro opened. Mike sat in on bass in place of Oteil for “Cars Trucks Buses.” For the “Light Up or Leave Me Alone” encore Oteil resumed the bass duties while Mike played guitar.

Musicians: Page McConnell, Oteil Burbridge, Russell Batiste, Jr., Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Col. Bruce Hampton and the Codetalkers, Saturday, 06/29/2002
House of Blues, West Hollywood, CA

Set 1: Fixin' to Die[1], Turn On Your Love Light[1]

[1] With Mike.

Notes: Mike sat in on bass for the listed songs. The gig was a double-bill with Bill Kreutzmann’s band, Trichromes.

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

 

Link Trey Anastasio Band, Friday, 06/14/2002
Tweeter Center, Mansfield, MA

Set 1: Simple Twist Up Dave, Acting the Devil, Cayman Review, Will It Go Round in Circles?, Burlap Sack and Pumps, At the Gazebo, Mozambique, Money, Love and Change

Set 2: Last Tube, Flock of Words, Mr. Completely > The Way I Feel, Night Speaks to a Woman

Encore: Mike's Song[1] > Weekapaug Groove[1]

[1] TAB debut; Mike on bass.

Notes: “Mike’s Groove” (both of which were TAB debuts) featured Mike on bass; “Mike’s Song” included a horn introduction, a trampolines segment, as well as an extended duet with Mike and Trey before the beginning of “Weekapaug.”

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 Big Apple’achia, Thursday, 06/13/2002
Parkside Lounge, New York, NY

Notes: The line-up for this show of traditional bluegrass included Mike on bass, Andy Cartoun on banjo, Pete Elegant on fiddle, Bob Mavian on mandolin, and Nick Novia on guitar.

Musicians: Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Zen Tricksters, Friday, 05/31/2002
Tribeca Blues, New York, NY

Set 1: Lonesome Fiddle Blues, Kinfolks in Carolina, Windjammer, Mississippi Half-Step Uptown Toodleloo > Jessica, Midnight Moonlight, The Cuckoo Bird, Nine Pound Hammer[1], Last Train Out[1], Goin' Down the Road Feeling Bad[1]

Set 2: Little Maggie[1], Fetch Wood Carry Water[1], Hillbilly Jazz, Peach Picking Time in Georgia, Kissimmee Kid, Boogie in the Barnyard, Smoke! Smoke! Smoke! (That Cigarette), Drownin', Got a Light?, Big Railroad Blues, Fat Angel, Truck Drivin' Man, Mama Tried, Watching the River Flow, Glendale Train, Will the Circle Be Unbroken?

[1] Mike on bass.

Notes: This show was billed as “A Night of Legends.” Mike sat in on bass in place of Klyph Black for “Nine Pound Hammer” through the end of the first set, and “Little Maggie” and “Fetch Wood Carry Water” to begin the second set.  

Musicians: Jeff Mattson, Klyph Black, Tom Circosta, Dave Diamond, Mike Gordon (Guest), Vassar Clements (Guest), Peter Rowan (Guest), Tom Hanway (Guest), Buddy Cage (Guest)

 

Link Zen Tricksters, Thursday, 05/30/2002
Tribeca Blues, New York, NY

Set 1: Kissimmee Kid, Boogie in the Barnyard, Mississippi Half-Step Uptown Toodleloo, Down the Road, Jessica, Nine Pound Hammer, Last Train Out, Larue Larue, Pulling the Devil By the Tail[1], Cold Rain and Snow[1], The Hobo Song[1], Sitting on Top of the World[1], No Woman No Cry[1], White Dove[1], Dark Hollow[1], Meet Me in the Morning[1], Bird Song[1], Folsom Prison Blues[1], Will the Circle Be Unbroken?[1]

[1] Mike on bass.

Notes: This show was billed as “A Night of Legends.” Mike sat in on bass in place of Klyph Black from “Pulling the Devil By the Tail” through the end of the show. 

Musicians: Jeff Mattson, Klyph Black, Tom Circosta, Dave Diamond, Mike Gordon (Guest), Vassar Clements (Guest), Peter Rowan (Guest), Tom Hanway (Guest), Buddy Cage (Guest)

 

Link Papa Grows Funk, Friday, 05/24/2002
Club Metronome, Burlington, VT

Set 1: Yakiniku[1], Cissy Strut[1], Come Together[1]

[1] Page on keyboards, Mike on bass.

Notes: Mike and Page joined Papa Grows Funk for the PGF original "Yakiniku," The Meters' funk classic "Cissy Strut" and The Beatles' "Come Together."

Musicians: Russell Batiste, Jr., John "Papa" Gros, June Yamagishi, Jason Mingledorf, Marc Pero, Page McConnell (Guest), Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Mike Gordon & Warren Haynes, Sunday, 03/10/2002
Stubb's Bar-B-Q, Austin, TX

Set 1: Banks of the Deep End > Time to Confess, Lay of the Sunflower, Soulshine

Notes: This was an acoustic performance by Mike on bass and Warren Haynes on acoustic guitar. This was a private gig that followed the debut of Mike’s movie Rising Low at the SXSW Film Festival. This setlist is likely incomplete.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Warren Haynes

 

Link DJ Logic, Thursday, 02/07/2002
The Knitting Factory, New York, NY

Notes: This evening included a rotating series of ad hoc groups – all featuring DJ Logic – followed by a full set of Project Logic. The groups were, in order: DJ Logic, Christian McBride, Kareem Wiggins, and Scratch; DJ Logic, Charlie Hunter, and Billy Martin; Mike, DJ Logic, and John Medeski; DJ Logic, Michael Kang, and Rob Wasserman. Each of the mini-sets consisted entirely of improvised instrumentals.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, John Medeski, DJ Logic

 

Link Vida Blue, Monday, 12/31/2001
Roseland Ballroom, New York, NY

Set 1: Most Events Aren't Planned, Who's Laughing Now?, Where's Popeyes > Russell's Tune, Get Ready, Jam > Auld Lang Syne > Instant Karma!, CJ3, Electra Glide

Encore: America the Beautiful[1], Light Up Or Leave Me Alone[2]

[1] Without Page.
[2] With Trey and Mike on guitar.

Notes: Bullfrog, and then Kid Koala opened. Before “Peg,” Page announced that they had a TV tuned into Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve so they would get the countdown right, followed by Oteil teasing “Charge!”. Midnight was celebrated with pyrotechnics and a balloon drop. Page sat out for “America the Beautiful”; Oteil dedicated the song to New York City. “Light Up or Leave Me Alone” featured Trey and Mike, both playing Languedoc guitars.

Musicians: Page McConnell, Oteil Burbridge, Russell Batiste, Jr., Trey Anastasio (Guest), Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Zambiland Orchestra, Saturday, 12/22/2001
Variety Playhouse, Atlanta, GA

Notes: This 6th annual Zambiland Orchestra gathering featured over fifty musicians in multiple configurations playing improvised instrumentals and jam rock classics. Mike sat in during the second set, first on banjo and then later on bass. This night featured a reunion with all members of The Aquarium Rescue Unit, as well as Danny Barnes as “one man band,” Jeff Coffin, Billy Constable and Jeff Mosier on banjos, John Cowan on bass, Gary Gazaway on trumpet, Jim Hadley, Bryan Lopes, Bobby Lee Rogers, Yonrico Scott, and many others.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Col. Bruce Hampton, Jeff Coffin, Jimmy Herring, Oteil Burbridge, Jeff Mosier, Gary "El Buho" Gazaway, Jeff Sipe

 

Link Gov't Mule, Friday, 12/21/2001
Asheville Civic Center, Asheville, NC

Set 1: Rocking Horse, Thorazine Shuffle, Mule, Sco-Mule, Banks of the Deep End[1], Time to Confess[1], Bad Little Doggie, Blind Man, Almost Cut My Hair

Encore: Masters of War > Rockin’ In the Free World

[1] With Mike.

Notes: This Mule lineup included several special guests on bass. Mike played bass on “Banks of the Deep End” and “Time to Confess.” Oteil Burbridge played bass on “Rocking Horse” and “Thorazine Shuffle”; Dave Schools played bass on “Bad Little Doggie” through the end of the set. John Popper joined in for “Mule” while Kevin Kinney and Audley Freed sat in for “Masters of War.” This set was the finale of the annual Warren Haynes Christmas Jam that also featured Drivin’ and Cryin’, Blues Traveler and Phil Lesh and Friends.

Musicians: Warren Haynes, Rob Barraco, Matt Abts, Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Big Apple Unity Jam, Tuesday, 11/20/2001
B.B. King's, New York, NY

Set 1: Jam[1]

[1] With Mike and DJ Logic.

Notes: This ad hoc lineup featured Stanton Moore on drums, Leo Nocentelli on guitar, Chris Wood on bass, and Bernie Worrell on keyboards. Mike replaced Chris Wood on bass for one song in the second set that also featured Jen Durkin and DJ Logic.

Musicians: Bernie Worrell, Stanton Moore, Leo Nocentelli, Mike Gordon (Guest), DJ Logic (Guest)

 

Link “Jammin’ for Salmon: A Celebration of Life and Music”, Sunday, 11/18/2001
B.B. King's, New York, NY

Notes: This benefit show was organized to raise money for Leftover Salmon banjoist Mark Vann, who had recently been diagnosed with melanoma. Mike played bass for an instrumental set that featured Gary “El Buho” Gazaway on trumpet, Aaron Johnston on drums, Floyd King on saxophone, and Scott Murawski on guitar. Later in the evening Mike sat in with DJ Logic in a lineup that included the Deep Banana Blackout horn section, Eric Kalb on drums, and John Medeski on keyboards.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, John Medeski, Scott Murawski, Gary "El Buho" Gazaway, Aaron Johnson, DJ Logic

     

Link Gov't Mule, Thursday, 10/18/2001
Roseland Ballroom, New York, NY

Set 1: Banks of the Deep End[1], Time to Confess[2], On Your Way Down[2]

[1] Debut; Mike on bass.
[2] Mike on bass.

Notes: This gig featured multiple guest bassists including Mike (for the songs listed), Oteil Burbridge, Jack Casady, Stefan Lessard and Tony Levin. This show featured the debut of “Banks of the Deep End.”

Musicians: Warren Haynes, Matt Abts, Chuck Leavell, Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Project Logic, Monday, 09/10/2001
The Wetlands Preserve, New York, NY

Set 1: Superstition Jam[1]

[1] With Mike and Warren Haynes.

Notes: Mike and Warren Haynes joined Project Logic during the second set for a half-hour long jam based on Stevie Wonder’s “Superstition.” Stanley Jordan, Hope Clayburn and Casey Benjamin were also guests during this show. 

Musicians: DJ Logic, Mike Gordon (Guest), Warren Haynes (Guest)

 

Link Trey Anastasio Band, Friday, 08/03/2001
Jones Beach Amphitheater, Wantagh, NY

Set 1: Burlap Sack and Pumps, Acting the Devil, Last Tube, Flock of Words, Cayman Review, Sidewalks of San Francisco, Moesha

Set 2: Money, Love and Change -> Plasma, Mr. Completely, At the Gazebo, Sand

Encore: Mountains in the Mist[1], Back on the Train[2], Bathtub Gin[1]

[1] Duet with Trey on acoustic, Mike Gordon on electric bass.
[2] Duet with Trey and Mike Gordon on acoustic guitars.

Notes: “Mountains in the Mist” and “Bathtub Gin” were duets with Mike on electric bass and Trey on acoustic guitar. “Back on the Train” was a duet with both Mike and Trey on acoustic guitars.

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

 

Link Blueground Undergrass, Thursday, 08/02/2001
The Wetlands Preserve, New York, NY

Set 1: Jam > Smelling Juda, Forget The Past, Little Tiny Buttered Biscuits, Farewell To Lemmings, Cherokee Shuffle > I Know You Rider[1] > Working on a Building[1] > Midnight Moonlight[1]

Set 2: Everchanging Moment, Highway Man, Take The Dirt > Oh Susannah! > Working On the Railroad > Oh Death > Train 45 > Orange Blossom Special

[1] With Mike.

Notes: Mike sat in with Blueground Undergrass for the last three songs of the first set.

Musicians: Jeff Mosier, Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link El Buho, Saturday, 06/30/2001
The Monkey Bar, Tulsa, OK

Set 1: The Phoenicians, Monica, Leviathan, Ort Cloud, Escape from Salt Lake, The Wham Bam Boodle, Spankin' The Monkey, Dancing with Ishtar, Children of the Rainbow, Fertile Crescent, Partido Alto

Notes: This gig headlined the inaugural Tulsa Jam Festival that also included Barefoot Revolution, Sun Cured Red, Magpu, and Whirligig. "The Phoenicians" was aborted due to a technical malfunction and was followed by extensive banter.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Gary "El Buho" Gazaway, Peter Schimke, Justin Amaral, Perry Osborne, Brad Nelson

 

Link John Entwistle Band, Tuesday, 05/29/2001
B.B. King's, New York, NY

Set 1: Long Live Rock[1], Johnny B. Goode[1], Red House[2]

[1] With Page and Matt Abts.
[2] With Mike; without John Entwistle.

Notes: This setlist is incomplete and possibly out of order. Page, along with Gov’t Mule drummer Matt Abts, sat in with John Entwistle's band for “Long Live Rock” and “Johnny B. Goode.” Mike then took over for John Entwistle on bass for a portion of the set including on “Red House.”

Musicians: John Entwistle, Page McConnell (Guest), Mike Gordon (Guest), Matt Abts (Guest)

 

Link Gov't Mule, Friday, 05/11/2001
Roseland Ballroom, New York, NY

Set 1: Jesus Just Left Chicago[1]

[1] Mike on bass.

Notes: Mike and Page sat in during the evening’s first encore, “Jesus Just Left Chicago.”

Musicians: Warren Haynes, Matt Abts, Chuck Leavell, Page McConnell (Guest), Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Scott Murawski & Friends, Friday, 04/20/2001
The Living Room, Providence, RI

Set 1: Something Is Forming, In Harmony > Feels Like Falling, Solitaire Love, Secrets > Three, You Let Me Down Again

Set 2: Outside of Home, Columbus Stockade Blues[1], Late in the Evening[1], I Wish I Could Say[2], Don't Tell Me About Love[2], Over You, Use Me, Thoughts, Message In Time, Still Water > Mirror Off The Wall

Encore: Poetry Reading > Love Makes You Lose Your Mind

[1] With Mark Mercier and Tony Betancourt.
[2] With Mark Banspach and Tony Betancourt; without Jeff Pevar.

Notes: This was a CD release party for Scott Murawski’s Scottness. The core lineup featured Mike on bass, Scott Murawski and Jeff Pevar on guitars, Lee Shusterman on keyboards, and Greg DeGuglielmo on drums. "Outside of Home" was performed by Scott Murawski, Jeff Pevar and Mark Mercier. "Columbus Stockade Blues" featured Mark Mercier on keyboards and Tony Betancourt on guitar. "I Wish I Could Say" and "Don't Tell Me About love" featured Mark Banspach and Tony Betancourt on guitars.  Justin Kolak replaced Mike on bass for “Use Me” and was joined by Vykki Vox on vocals. Frank Messina performed the poetry reading during the encore.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Greg DeGuglielmo, Jeff Pevar, Mark Mercier (Guest)

 

Link Mike Gordon + Col. Bruce Hampton & The Codetalkers, Friday, 04/13/2001
Webster Theater, Hartford, CT

Set 1: Beggin' You to Stay, Going Through The Motions, Fixin' to Die, I'm So Glad, Can't Take My Eyes Off of You, Diggin' Up Bones, Basically Frightened, Outside Out, Turn On Your Lovelight, Grandma's Got a Motorcycle, Everybody's Talkin', Yield Not to Temptation, Messin' with The Kid

Notes: This evening began with a screening of Mike's film Outside Outfollowed by an audience question-and-answer session with Mike, and finally a performance by Col. Bruce Hampton and the Codetalkers with Mike on guitar for the majority of the show. This setlist is incomplete and unconfirmed.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Col. Bruce Hampton, Jeannie Hill

 

Link Mike Gordon + Col. Bruce Hampton & The Codetalkers, Thursday, 04/12/2001
Somerville Theatre, Somerville, MA

Set 1: Grandma's Got a Motorcycle, V.F.W., No Egos Underwater, Fixin' to Die, Can't Take My Eyes Off of You, Diggin' Up Bones, Working on a Building, Beggin' You to Stay, Isles of Langerhan, Outside Out[1], Turn On Your Lovelight

Encore: Ring of Fire

[1] Jeannie Hill tap dancing.

Notes: This evening began with a screening of Mike's film Outside Outfollowed by an audience question-and-answer session with Mike, and finally a performance by Col. Bruce Hampton and the Codetalkers with Mike on guitar for the majority of the show. "Outside Out" contained tap dancing from Jeannie Hill and a "Theme from I Dream of Jeannie" tease.This setlist is incomplete and unconfirmed.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Col. Bruce Hampton, Jeannie Hill

 

Link Mike Gordon + Col. Bruce Hampton & The Codetalkers, Wednesday, 04/11/2001
Irving Plaza, New York, NY

Set 1: Yield Not to Temptation, Working on a Building, Compared to What?, Destiny Unbound, Can't Take My Eyes Off of You[1]

[1] Page on keyboards.

Notes: This evening began with a screening of Mike's film Outside Outfollowed by an audience question-and-answer session with Mike, and finally a performance by Col. Bruce Hampton and the Codetalkers with Mike on guitar for the majority of the show. Page made a (very) brief appearance on keyboards during “Can’t Take My Eyes Off of You.” This show featured the first known live performance of “Destiny Unbound” by a member of Phish since 11/15/91. This setlist is incomplete and unconfirmed.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Col. Bruce Hampton, Jeannie Hill, Page McConnell (Guest)

 

Link Mike Gordon + Col. Bruce Hampton & The Codetalkers, Tuesday, 04/10/2001
Higher Ground, Winooski, VT

Set 1: Beggin' You to Stay, Going Through The Motions, No Egos Underwater, I'm So Glad, Can't Take My Eyes Off of You, Diggin' Up Bones, Basically Frightened > Compared to What?, Messin' with The Kid, Lima, Turn On Your Lovelight

Set 2: V.F.W., Isles of Langerhan > Working on a Building, I Remember, Outside Out[1] > Yield Not to Temptation[2], Get To Know You Better > Fixin' to Die

Encore: Soulfood Man[1]

[1] Debut, with Jeannie Hill tap dancing.
[2] Jeannie Hill tap dancing.

Notes: This evening began with the world premier of Mike's film Outside Outfollowed by an audience question-and-answer session with Mike and a performance by Col. Bruce Hampton and the Codetalkers with Mike on guitar and vocals. This show featured the debut of Mike originals "Outside Out" and "Soulfood Man." "Outside Out," "Yield Not to Temptation," and "Soulfood Man" featured tap dancing by Jeannie Hill.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Col. Bruce Hampton, Jeannie Hill

 

Link Trey Anastasio Band, Friday, 03/02/2001
Thomas Wolfe Auditorium, Asheville, NC

Set 1: When the Saints Go Marching In[1], Mozambique, I Done Done It, O-o-h Child, The Chicken, Push On 'Til the Day > Tube Top Flop, Ether Sunday, Noodle Rave Daddio, Come On Baby, Let's Go Downtown, Burlap Sack and Pumps, Happiness in My Pants, Mountains in the Mist[2], At the Gazebo

Set 2: Drifting, First Tube > I Want to Take You Higher, Rainy Day Women #12 & 35 > Gotta Jibboo, The Way I Feel, Sweet Dreams Melinda[3] > Windora Bug, Aqui Como Alla

Encore: Hard Hearted[4], Possum[5], Yellow Submarine[6]

[1] TAB debut. The band marched in through audience wearing marching band outfits.
[2] Trey solo acoustic.
[3] Debut.
[4] TAB debut. Trey and Mike Gordon on acoustic guitars.
[5] Trey and Mike Gordon on acoustic guitars.
[6] TAB debut. Trey and Mike Gordon on acoustic guitars. The band marched out through the audience the same way they had marched in.

Notes: The band marched in through the crowd wearing marching band uniforms for the opening “When the Saints Come Marching In,” which was a TAB debut. Trey performed “Mountains in the Mist” solo acoustic. THe debut of “Sweet Dreams Melinda” was introduced by it’s original name, “Til I Met You.” Mike sat in for the entire encore. Mike and Trey only performed on ”Hard Hearted” (a TAB debut) and “Possum,” both on acoustic guitars. Following the TAB debut of “Yellow Submarine,” the crowd continued to sing the chorus as the entire band marched out the same way they came in.

Musicians: Trey Anastasio, Dave Grippo, Jennifer Hartswick, Russ Lawton, Tony Markellis, Andy Moroz, Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Merl Saunders Band, Tuesday, 01/23/2001
Higher Ground, Winooski, VT

Set 1: High-Heel Sneakers[1]

[1] Mike on bass.

Notes: Mike sat in on bass for a rendition of “High-Heel Sneakers.” The remainder of the setlist is unknown and there is no known circulating recording.

Musicians: Merl Saunders, Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Phil Lesh & Friends, Sunday, 12/31/2000
Henry J. Kaiser Auditorium, Oakland, CA

Set 1: Uncle John’s Band > Brown Eyed Women, Sugaree, Mirror of Thalassa, Low Spark of High Heeled Boys, Bertha

Set 2: Passenger, Shakedown Street > Doin' That Rag > Into the Mystic, Unbroken Chain > In the Midnight Hour > The Eleven > In the Midnight Hour

Set 3: Midnight Celebration, The Golden Road (To Unlimited Devotion) > Viola Lee Blues[1] -> Jam[2] -> Goin' Down the Road Feeling Bad[2] -> Viola Lee Blues[3] -> Jam[2] -> Viola Lee Blues[4], Tastes Like Wine -> Mountains of the Moon -> Jam -> Dark Star (First verse) -> I Am the Walrus -> Jam[2] -> Jam[5] -> Jam[2] -> Dark Star[3] -> I Know You Rider[2], Stella Blue

Encore: Lay of the Sunflower (Forrest of Fennario), New Potato Caboose > Just a Little Light, Comes a Time > And We Bid You Goodnight, Donor Rap + Band Intros

[1] Mike on a second bass; first verse.
[2] Mike on a second bass.
[3] Mike on a second bass; second verse.
[4] Mike on a second bass; third verse.
[5] Mike on a second bass; Bass duet with Mike and Phil including a "Can't You See" (Marshall Tucker Band) theme.

Notes: Mike sat in on a second bass for all three verses of “Viola Lee Blues” and from the jam out of "I Am the Walrus" through “I Know You Rider.” The jam out of the first verse of "Viola Lee Blues" featured "The Other One," "Blue Sky" and "Third Stone from the Sun" teases. The bass duet segment included a "Can't You See" (The Marshall Tucker Band) theme. The jam following the bass duet contained an "Eleanor Rigby" tease. The “Mountains of the Moon” > “Dark Star” > “I Am the Walrus” segment of this gig was awarded the “Jam of the Year” at the 2001 Jammys

Musicians: Phil Lesh, Jimmy Herring, Warren Haynes, John Molo, Rob Barraco, Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Waren Haynes and Matt Abts, Sunday, 12/31/2000
Henry J. Kaiser Auditorium, Oakland, CA

Set 1: Old Friend > In My Life, Raven Black Night, Madman Across the Water[1], Fallen Down[1], One[1], My Oh My[1] -> Soulshine[1]

[1] With Mike.

Notes: Mike sat in on bass with Warren Haynes on guitar and Matt Abts on drums for “Madman Across the Water” through the end of this opening set for Phil Lesh and Friends.

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

 

Link Max Creek, Saturday, 11/25/2000
The Living Room, Providence, RI

Set 1: Secrets > Rainbow > Big Boat > Pissed Off, Can’t Let Go, You're the Only One, Eminence Front

Set 2: Calling Elvis > Heartbeat > Devil's Heart -> Jam[1] -> Sailin' Shoes[1], Poetry Reading > One Way Out[1]

Encore: Possum[1], Back Porch Boogie Blues[1]

[1] With Mike.

Notes: Mike joined in during the Jam before Little Feat’s “Sailin’ Shoes,” and performed through the end of the show. The poetry reading was by Frank Messina. Mike sang lead vocals on “Possum.”

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

 

Link Late Night Jam Session, Monday, 07/10/2000
Private Home, Indianapolis, IN

Notes: Trey’s brother-in-law Kevin hosted a private party after that evening’s Phish show at Deer Creek. Mike played guitar for about an hour, while Fish jammed on drums until sunrise.

Musicians: Jon Fishman, Mike Gordon

 

Link Col. Bruce Hampton & the Codetalkers, Friday, 06/23/2000
Variety Playhouse, Atlanta, GA

Set 1: Going Through the Motions, Jellycup, No Egos Underwater[1], Jack the Rabbit[1], Nash[1], Elevator to the Moon[1], Diggin' Up Bones[1]

Encore: Basically Frightened[1] > Compared to What?[1] > Basically Frightened[1] > Get Rid of Sorrow[1]

[1] With Mike on guitar.

Notes: Mike played guitar from “No Egos Underwater” through the end of the show. At one point, Col. Bruce chided Mike about directing him in Mike’s film debut, Outside Out. Phish had performed earlier in the evening at Lakewood Amphitheatre. 

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

 

Link Vassar and his Yankee Boys, Wednesday, 05/03/2000
Mead Chapel, Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT

Set 1: Lonesome Fiddle Blues, Sunday Driver, On and On, Old & In the Way Breakdown, Heavy Traffic Ahead, Black Mountain Rag, Roanoke, Kissimmee Kid

Set 2: Hillbilly Jazz, Oshkosh, Floating on a String, The Wabash Cannonball[1], Night Train, Kinfolks in Carolina, The Beltless Buckler[2], Air Mail Special, Taking Flight, Vassar's Boogie

Encore: Foggy Mountain Special

[1] Mike on lead vocals.
[2] Debut.

Notes: This performance was a benefit for Middlebury College student Katie Samson. The first set was performed without Russ Lawton, who joined for the entire second set on drums. Mike took lead vocals on "The Wabash Cannonball." The show featured the debut of "The Beltless Buckler."

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Gordon Stone, Russ Lawton, Doug Perkins, Vassar Clements

 

Link Phil Lesh & Friends, Saturday, 04/08/2000
The Orpheum Theatre, Boston, MA

Set 1: Jam > St. Stephen > The Eleven > Friend of the Devil > Shakedown Street, Just Like Tom Thumb’s Blues, Bird Song

Set 2: Uncle John’s Band, In Your Eyes, Dear Mr. Fantasy, Someday My Prince Will Come, Mountains of the Moon, In the Midnight Hour

Encore: Wolfman's Brother[1]

[1] Mike on a second bass; Bass duet with Mike and Phil.

Notes: Mike played a second bass on the “Wolfman’s Brother” encore that also featured a short bass duet with Mike and Phil. 

Musicians: Phil Lesh, Jimmy Herring, John Molo, Jeff Pevar, Rob Barraco, Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Phil Lesh & Friends, Friday, 03/10/2000
Henry J. Kaiser Auditorium, Oakland, CA

Set 1: Like a Rolling Stone[1], Box of Rain[1], Playing in the Band > Deal > Oh, Atlanta > In Your Eyes > Jam > Playin' Reprise > Franklin's Tower

Set 2: Happy Birthday To You > Eyes of the World > He Don’t Play Nothin’ But the Blues > Dixie Chicken > Terrapin Station, I Know You Rider, Jam[2], Morning Dew > St. Stephen > The Eleven > Not Fade Away

Encore: Wolfman's Brother[3], Playing in the Band[3]

[1] Mike on bass, Phil on guitar.
[2] Bass duet with Mike and Phil.
[3] Mike on a second bass.

Notes: This was an Unbroken Chain Foundation benefit to support of Hepatitis C research, and a celebration of Phil Lesh’s 60th birthday, for whom “Happy Birthday” was sung before the second set. “Like a Rolling Stone” and “Box of Rain” featured Mike on bass and Phil playing a red Stratocaster guitar. Mike performed on a second bass for the bass duet and the encores. 

Musicians: Phil Lesh, John Molo, Paul Barrere, Bill Payne, Robben Ford, Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Max Creek, Friday, 01/28/2000
Higher Ground, Winooski, VT

Set 1: Secrets > Big Boat, Rainbow > Double Dare > Don't Think Twice It's All Right, I Will Always See Your Face > Late in the Evening

Set 2: Love Makes You Lose Your Mind[1] > Can't Let Go[1], I Want to Die Easy[1] > Cities[1]

Encore: The Bug[1], Henry[1] -> Just a Rose[1]

[1] With Mike.

Notes: Mike played a second bass for the entire second set and encore.

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

   

Link Jazz Mandolin Project, Wednesday, 09/15/1999
The Last Day Saloon, San Francisco, CA

Set 1: Xenoblast[1] -> Blackberry Blossom[1] -> Xenoblast[1]

[1] With Mike.

Notes: Mike joined Jazz Mandolin Project for the “Xenoblast” segment of this show. Phish performed the following two evenings at Shoreline Amphitheatre.

Musicians: Jamie Masefield, Chris Dahlgren, Ari Hoenig, Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Derek Trucks Band, Monday, 07/05/1999
Shriner's Park, Macon, GA

Set 1: Egg 15[1] -> Drums -> Egg 15[1]

[1] With Mike and Jimmy Herring.

Notes: Mike and Jimmy Herring joined the Derek Trucks Band for the songs listed above. This perofrmance was part of the “Fusion Fest” lineup, which also included Col. Bruce Hampton, Blueground Undergrass, Jazz is Dead, and The Derek Trucks Band.

Musicians: Derek Trucks, Kofi Burbridge, Mike Gordon (Guest), Jimmy Herring (Guest)

 

Link Col. Bruce Hampton, Saturday, 07/03/1999
The Brandy House, Atlanta, GA

Notes: Mike and Fish made a brief appearance at the end of Col. Bruce’s show. Phish had performed earlier in the evening at Lakewood Amphitheatre.

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

 

Link Leftover Salmon, Saturday, 06/05/1999
Higher Ground, Winooski, VT

Set 1: Salty Dog[1], High on a Mountaintop[1]

[1] With Mike.

Notes: The songs listed featured Mike on bass. Jeff Mosier also made a guest appearance during this gig, which was opened by Blueground Undergrass.

Musicians: Jeff Sipe, Vince Herman, Drew Emmitt, Mark Vann, Tye North, Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Ozomatli, Monday, 05/31/1999
Higher Ground, Winooski, VT

Notes: There is no known stelist for this show and recordings do not circulate.

Musicians: Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Trey Anastasio Band, Monday, 05/17/1999
The Flynn Theatre, Burlington, VT

Set 1: Farmhouse[1], Snowflakes in the Sand[1], Brian and Robert[1], Driver[1], Back on the Train[1], Mountains in the Mist[1], Runaway Jim[1], Billy Breathes[2]

Set 2: The Wind Cries Mary, Heavy Things, First Tube, O-o-h Child, Sand > Drums, I Can See Clearly Now, Aqui Como Alla, Come On Baby, Let's Go Downtown, Mozambique, Then Came You[3], Last Tube[3]

Encore: Further On Up the Road[4], Voodoo Child (Slight Return)[5]

[1] Trey solo acoustic.
[2] Trey on piano.
[3] With the Frederick Tuttle Middle School Jazz Band.
[4] With Mike, Page, Fish, and Dave Grippo.
[5] With Mike, Page, and Fish.

Notes: This show was a benefit for the Committee on Temporary Shelter in Burlington. First set Trey solo acoustic, second set electric TAB. Trey performed "Billy Breathes" on piano. During the intermission, Dave Grippo conducted the Frederick Tuttle Middle School Jazz Band (they played "In the Mood," "Jumpin' at the Woodside," and "I Feel Good."). Trey joined the band for "I Feel Good." The middle school band then returned the favor on "Then Came You" and "Last Tube." Grippo stayed on stage for "Further On Up the Road" and was joined by Mike, Page, and Fish (and Russ and Tony). Grippo then left the stage, and Mike, Fish and Page performed "Voodoo Child" with TAB.

Musicians: Trey Anastasio, Russ Lawton, Tony Markellis, Page McConnell (Guest), Jon Fishman (Guest), Mike Gordon (Guest), Dave Grippo (Guest)

 

Link Grippo Funk Band, Monday, 05/17/1999
Red Square, Burlington, VT

Notes: Mike sat in for a portion of this show that served as the unofficial after show party for Trey’s Flynn Theatre performance earlier in the evening.

Musicians: Dave Grippo, Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Glen Schweitzer’s Jalapeno Brothers, Sunday, 03/21/1999
The Matterhorn, Stowe, VT

Set 1: Goin' Down the Road Feeling Bad[1], Love the One You're With[1], Friend of the Devil[1], Rocky Top[1], Turn On Your Love Light[1]

[1] With Mike.

Notes: This setlist is incomplete. This show featured guests Mike, Vassar Clements, and Buddy Cage.

Musicians: Mike Gordon (Guest), Vassar Clements (Guest), Buddy Cage (Guest)

 

Link Smokin' Grass, Thursday, 03/04/1999
Higher Ground, Winooski, VT

Set 1: John Hardy[1], Salt Creek[1], Hold to a Dream[1], Caravan[1], One Way Rider[1], Midnight Moonlight[1]

[1] With Mike on banjo and vocals.

Notes: Mike joined the band for several songs on vocals and banjo.

Musicians: Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Masefield, Perkins & Gordon, Thursday, 02/04/1999
Slade Hall, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT

Set 1: Nardis[1], Devil's Dream[1], Minor Swing, So What, Yardbird Suite, Unknown, Red Haired Boy, Air Mail Special, Ain't Love Funny, All Blues, Ballad for Trio, Scrapple from the Apple, St. Thomas

[1] Masefield & Perkins only (no Mike).

Notes: This gig took place in the Slade Hall basement. Mike did not perofrm on "Nardis" and "Devil's Dream." After “Yardbird Suite” there was extensive banter about each of the musician's experiences in Slade Hall over the years. "Cat Scratch Fever" was teased before "St. Thomas."

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Jamie Masefield, Doug Perkins

   

Link Glen Schweitzer’s Jalapeno Brothers, Sunday, 01/24/1999
Red Square, Burlington, VT

Notes: This show featured guests Mike, Vassar Clements, and Buddy Cage. There is no known setlist for this show and recordings do not circulate.

Musicians: Mike Gordon (Guest), Vassar Clements (Guest), Buddy Cage (Guest)

 

Link Strangefolk, Monday, 12/07/1998
Club Toast, Burlington, VT

Set 1: Lines and Circles[1] > Strange Ranger Jam[1] > Heartblood Jam[1] > Lines and Circles[1]

[1] With Mike.

Notes: Mike sat in with Strangefolk for the second set "Lines and Circles" sandwich.

Musicians: Reid Genauer, Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Trey Anastasio and Mike Gordon, Sunday, 11/01/1998
The Dead Goat Saloon, Salt Lake City, UT

Set 1: Driver, Albuquerque, Cortez the Killer[1], Bittersweet Motel[1], Jam[1] -> Teach Your Children[1], Will the Circle Be Unbroken?[2]

[1] Joseph Sirotnak on additional guitar and vocals.
[2] Aborted.

Notes: On the night off between Phish’s Halloween performance of The Velvet Underground’s Loaded in Las Vegas and their performance of Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon within “Harpua” in Salt Lake City, Trey and Mike performed at an open mic night. The jam before “Teach Your Children” included teases of “Summertime” and “While My Guitar Gently Weeps.” Joseph Sirotnak performed on guitar and additional vocals from “Cortez the Killer” through “Teach Your Children” and his friend ‘Ken’ added guitar and vocals to “Stir it Up.” An attempt to close with “Will the Circle Be Unbroken?” was aborted when the performers couldn’t remember enough of the words.

Musicians: Trey Anastasio, Mike Gordon

 

Link Max Creek, Saturday, 04/18/1998
Club Toast, Burlington, VT

Set 1: Love Makes You Lose Your Mind > Big Boat, Dark Water, Back Street Woman, Hard Love, Wild Side > Something is Forming, Boogie On Reggae Woman[1] > You’re the Only One[1], Jones[2] > Who Do You Love?[1] > Tangled Up in Blue[3]

Encore: One Way Out[3]

[1] With Mike.
[2] With Mike; included a poetry reading by Frank Messina.
[3] With Mike and Eamon Cronin.

Notes: Mike sat in on an additional bass for “Boogie On Reggae Woman” through the end of the show. "Jones" featured a poetry reading by Frank Messina. Eamon Cronin provided additional vocals on “Tangled Up In Blue” and “One Way Out.”

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

 

Link Béla Fleck and The Flecktones, Saturday, 02/14/1998
The Flynn Theatre, Burlington, VT

Notes: Mike and Fish joined the Flecktones for their encore. Mike and Victor Wooten engaged in a bass duet. Fish also hammed it up on a percussion machine, and everyone else stopped to let him jam. No additional setlist details are known and recordings do not circulate.

Musicians: Bela Fleck, Jeff Coffin, Victor Wooten, Roy "Future Man" Wooten, Jon Fishman (Guest), Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Max Creek, Friday, 11/07/1997
Club Toast, Burlington, VT

Set 1: You Let Me Down Again, Steady Rollin' Man, You’re The Only One, The Field > When It Comes To You > Blood Bed Roses > If You Ask Me

Set 2: Louisiana Sun > Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin)[1] > Wild Side[1] > Outside of Home[1] > Just a Rose[1]

Encore: Lawyers, Guns and Money[1], What I Like About You[1]

[1] With Mike.

Notes: Mike joined the band on a second bass after “Louisiana Sun” and played through the end of the show.

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

 

Link The Kind, Tuesday, 08/05/1997
Molly's, St. Louis, MO

Set 1: Whipping Post[1] > Stranglehold[1]

[1] Mike on bass.

Notes: Mike sat in on bass for a 25-minute “Whipping Post” > “Stranglehold.” The Kind are now known as The Schwag

Musicians: Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Soulard Blues Band, Monday, 08/04/1997
Broadway Oyster Bar, St. Louis, MO

Notes: Mike and Trey sat in with the Soulard Blues Band performing jazz and blues standards. There is no known setlist or circulating recording.

Musicians: Trey Anastasio (Guest), Mike Gordon (Guest)

   

Link Max Creek, Wednesday, 04/30/1997
Club Toast, Burlington, VT

Set 1: She's Here > Six Days On The Road, When That Evening Sun Goes Down, Thoughts, Sadie, Devil's Heart > Jones > Calling Elvis > Signature

Set 2: Sailin' Shoes[1], Something Is Forming[1], Cecilia[1] > Wild Side[1] > Just a Rose[1] > Season of the Witch[1] > Just a Rose[1]

Encore: Ninety-Nine Years (and One Dark Day)

[1] With Mike.

Notes: Mike performed on a second bass for the entire second set.

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

 

Link The Drop Caps, Saturday, 01/25/1997
Hill Auditorium, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Set 1: Something Is Forming, Monkey Wrench, Sunday Driver, Doin' My Time

Notes: This performance was as part of the 20th annual Ann Arbor Folk Festival that also featured Nanci Griffith, Leon Redbone and David Bromberg among many others. This was the only gig performed under the billing "The Drop Caps." This setlist is incomplete and unconfirmed.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Gordon Stone, Scott Murawski, Greg DeGuglielmo

 

Link The Aquarium Rescue Unit, Wednesday, 10/30/1996
Chameleon Club, Atlanta, GA

Notes: Mike and Page, in town for Phish’s performance of Talking HeadsRemain in Light the following evening, sat in for a portion of this late-night set.

Musicians: Jimmy Herring, Oteil Burbridge, Jeff Sipe, Page McConnell (Guest), Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Gordon Stone Band, Thursday, 10/03/1996
Last Elm Cafe, Burlington, VT

Set 1: John Hardy[1], Slipped Disc[1], Hold to a Dream[1], Hubbleville[1], Backtrackin'[1], Foggy Mountain Breakdown[1], Midnight on the Highway[1], Touch & Go[1]

[1] With Mike.

Notes: Mike sat in on bass for the whole show. Fish sat in on washboard during the second set; the second set list is unknown.

Musicians: Gordon Stone, Jon Fishman (Guest), Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Gordon Stone Band, Tuesday, 10/01/1996
Slade Hall, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT

Set 1: John Hardy, Slipped Disc, Hold to a Dream, Hubbleville, Midnight on the Highway, Touch & Go, Hard Hearted

Set 2: Abdul's, Weekly Time[1], Tiramisu > The Outdoor Type, Caravan > One Way Rider, Monkey Wrench, Same Old South, Sunday Driver, Up, Up and Away[2]

Encore: Last Child[2]

[1] Debut.
[2] Mike on lead vocals.

Notes: Mike sat in on bass for the whole show. This gig featured the debut of “Weekly Time” and the first known Mike Gordon vocal performances of The 5th Dimension classic "Up, Up and Away" and Aerosmith's "Last Child."

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Gordon Stone, Doug Perkins

 

Link Santana, Friday, 07/19/1996
Les Arenes Romaines, Arles, France

Notes: After opening for them, all of the members of Phish sat in for the listed portion of Santana’s set, though the specific songs are not known.

Musicians: Raul Rekow, Carlos Santana, Karl Perazzo, Billy Johnson, Myron Dove, Jorge Santana, Lawrence Rogers, Trey Anastasio (Guest), Page McConnell (Guest), Jon Fishman (Guest), Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Santana, Tuesday, 07/02/1996
Pista Speedway, Lonigo, Italy

Set 1: Exodus[1] > Get Up, Stand Up[1] > Exodus[1] > Maggot Brain[1]

[1] Trey, Jon, Page and Mike sitting in.

Notes: Phish's opening set was rained out. All the members of Phish sat in during Santana's set on the listed songs. This setlist is unconfirmed.

Musicians: Raul Rekow, Carlos Santana, Karl Perazzo, Billy Johnson, Myron Dove, Jorge Santana, Lawrence Rogers, Trey Anastasio (Guest), Page McConnell (Guest), Jon Fishman (Guest), Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Max Creek, Saturday, 02/24/1996
Club Toast, Burlington, VT

Set 1: In Harmony > Mystery Train, Dark Water, Emotional Railroad, Late in the Evening > If You Ask Me

Set 2: Louisiana Sun[1] > Wild Side[1] > Jessica[1] > Season of the Witch[1], Just a Rose[1]

Encore: 99 Years and One Dark Day, Back Porch Boogie Blues

[1] With Mike on rhythm guitar.

Notes: Mike played rhythm guitar, as the only available bass was left-handed. He performed for the entire second set and was introduced as “Mike Jones” after “Just a Rose.” 

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

 

Link Big Joe Burrell and the Unknown Blues Band, Sunday, 09/03/1995
The Inn at Essex, Essex Junction, VT

Set 1: Bill Bailey, Won't You Please Come Home?[1]

[1] With Dr. Jack McConnell.

Notes: Big Joe and his band performed at the wedding reception of Page and Sofi Dillof. All four band members sat in at various points during this set, as did Page’s dad, Dr. Jack McConnell, singing “Bill Bailey.”

Musicians: Big Joe Burrell, Trey Anastasio (Guest), Page McConnell (Guest), Jon Fishman (Guest), Mike Gordon (Guest), Dr. Jack McConnell (Guest)

 

Link Max Creek, Sunday, 07/30/1995
Indian Lookout Country Club, Mariaville, NY

Set 1: Life During Wartime[1], Jones[1], Tangled Up in Blue[1], If You Ask Me[1]

[1] With Mike.

Notes: This performance was part of the 14th annual Camp Creek gathering. Mike performed on bass for the above songs. 

Musicians: Scott Murawski, Mark Mercier, John Rider, Greg Vasso, Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Leftover Salmon, Friday, 07/28/1995
Club Metronome, Burlington, VT

Set 1: Ask the Fish[1], John Hardy[1], Ninety-Nine Years (and One Dark Day)[1]

[1] With Mike.

Notes: The first three songs of the second set featured Mike on bass; Mike also sang lead on “John Hardy.”

Musicians: Vince Herman, Drew Emmitt, Mark Vann, Tye North, Michael Wooten, Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Gordon Stone Band, Sunday, 03/05/1995
Parima Thai Restaurant, Burlington, VT

Set 1: Abdul's[1], Pachysandra[1], Time Reel[1], Ballad For Gordon[1], Monkey Wrench[1], Blackberry Blossom[1]

Set 2: Blue Monk[1], Touch & Go[1], Happy Landings[1], Abdul's[1], St. Thomas[1]

[1] With Mike.

Notes: Mike sat in on bass for the whole show, in place of Stacy Starkweather. Other guests at this gig included Paul Asbell, Dave Grippo, Jamie Masefield, and Gene White.

Musicians: Dave Grippo, Gordon Stone, Mike Gordon (Guest), Paul Asbell (Guest), Jamie Masefield (Guest), Gene White (Guest)

 

Link Michael Ray and the Cosmic Krewe, Friday, 02/10/1995
Club Toast, Burlington, VT

Set 1: Drum Blessing[1] > Second Line[1], Neverness[1] > Echoes of the Boat People[1], Saturn[1], Beans and Rice[1], Celebration[1]

Set 2: Angels and Demons at Play[2] > Made a Mistake[2], I'll Wait For You[2] > Dancing Shadows[2] > Pathology[2], Seven for Neon[2], Baby Baby[2], Champions[2], Shadow World[2]

[1] With Trey and Fish.
[2] With Trey, Fish and Mike.

Notes: Trey and Fish played the entire show. Mike performed during the second set on a one-string bass.

Musicians: Dave Grippo, Bob Gullotti, Don Glasgo, Michael Ray, Stacy Starkweather, Steve Ferraris, Adam Klipple, Michael Skinkus, Trey Anastasio (Guest), Jon Fishman (Guest), Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Big Joe Burrell and the Unknown Blues Band, Saturday, 08/13/1994
Edson Hill Manor, Stowe, VT

Notes: Big Joe Burrell and the Unknown Blues Band performed at the wedding reception of Trey Anastasio and Sue Statesir. At one point during the festivities all four members of Phish, along with Big Joe on sax, performed several blues numbers.

Musicians: Big Joe Burrell, Trey Anastasio (Guest), Page McConnell (Guest), Jon Fishman (Guest), Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Merl Saunders and the Rainforest Band, Saturday, 04/23/1994
Variety Playhouse, Atlanta, GA

Set 1: Fever[1]

[1] Fish, Mike and Page sitting in.

Notes: Fish, Mike and Page sat in during this late-night show for a cover of the Davenport and Coole classic, “Fever.” Trey was also in attendance but did not perform. Phish had performed earlier in the evening at Atlanta’s “Fabulous” Fox Theatre.

Musicians: Merl Saunders, Page McConnell (Guest), Jon Fishman (Guest), Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Col. Bruce Hampton & The Aquarium Rescue Unit, Wednesday, 03/09/1994
The Paradise, Boston, MA

Set 1: Plain or Peanut, Payday, Time Flack, No Egos Underwater, Fixin' to Die[1], No Reason to Complain[1], Time Is Free, Two Truckloads, Compared to What?, Salty Dog, Basically Frightened, Elevator to the Moon > Trondossa, Yield Not To Temptation, Zambi > Space Is the Place

Encore: Working on the Building

[1] With Mike.

Notes: “Fixin’ to Die” and “No Reason to Complain” featured Mike on bass. Other guests during the show included Mark Vann and Drew Emmitt from Leftover Salmon on banjo and mandolin, respectively.

Musicians: Col. Bruce Hampton, Jimmy Herring, Oteil Burbridge, Jeff Sipe, Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Shockra, Thursday, 02/17/1994
The Paradise, Boston, MA

Set 1: Underground People, Zero, Freaks on Fire, Do What You Want, 7th Revelation > Jam[1] > Don’t Let it Stop Ya[2]

Set 2: Cherokee, Question Air, Tezz Jam > What Makes You Feel Good, Elvin Jones, Who Do? We Do!, Confessions of a Man

[1] Bass jam with Mike.
[2] With Mike.

Notes: The bass jam and “Don’t Let it Stop Ya” featured Mike on bass.

Musicians: Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link The Dude of Life Band, Thursday, 02/03/1994
The Paradise, Boston, MA

Set 1: Fat Albert Theme > Tightrope Walker > Self[1], Family Picture[2], Trials and Tribulations[2] > Revolution's Over[2], Home Is Where You Are[2], T.V. Show[2], Respect[2], Ordinary Day[2], Living After Midnight[2], Crimes of the Mind[2]

Encore: I Got You (I Feel Good)[2], Lucy in the Subway[2]

[1] Mike on bass.
[2] Trey on guitar, Mike on bass.

Notes: Mike sat in from "Self" through the end of the show; Trey sat in from "Family Picture" through the end of the show.

Musicians: Jon Fishman, Steve Pollak ("The Dude of Life"), Dan Archer, Aaron Hersey, Phil Abair, Trey Anastasio (Guest), Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link J.J. Cale, Saturday, 08/28/1993
William Randolph Hearst Greek Theatre, Berkeley, CA

Set 1: After Midnight[1]

[1] With Trey and Mike.

Notes: Trey and Mike sat on "After Midnight" during J.J. Cale's set opening for Phish.

Musicians: J.J. Cale, Trey Anastasio (Guest), Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Jazz Mandolin Project, Thursday, 06/10/1993
Last Elm Cafe, Burlington, VT

Set 1: Scrapple from the Apple, Jump Monk, Tree Fist, Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered, Magilla, Kitty Litter Blues, Caravan, I Saw the Light[1], Alabama Jubilee[1], Better Get Hit in Yo' Soul[1], Take the 'A' Train

[1] Shane Brodie on guitar and vocals.

Notes: “Tree Fist” featured chords and lyrics improvised by the audience. “Kitty Litter Blues” was also improvised and featured Anne Weiss on vocals. “I Saw the Light,” “Alabama Jubilee,” and “Better Get It In Yo’ Soul” featured Shane Brodie on guitar and vocals. This is the first public performance billed as Jazz Mandolin Project.

Musicians: Trey Anastasio, Mike Gordon, Jamie Masefield, Shane Brodie (Guest), Anne Weiss (Guest)

 

Link Anastasio, Gordon & Masefield, Tuesday, 06/08/1993
WVPS Studios, Burlington, VT

Notes: This performance for Vermont Public Radio featured Trey on guitar, Mike on bass and Jamie Masefield on mandolins. There is no known setlist or circulating recording.

Musicians: Trey Anastasio, Mike Gordon, Jamie Masefield

 

Link Late Night Jam Session, Saturday, 04/17/1993
Private Home, Ann Arbor, MI

Notes: This private party and jam session included two bass players, three guitar players, two drummers, percussion and keyboards. There was a rotation of performers throughout the night, including Mike on bass and Fish on drums, and members of local bands Deep Space Six and Uncle Chunk. The only known song performed was the Sanford and Son theme. No known recording exists. Phish had performed earlier in the evening at the Michigan Theatre.

Musicians: Jon Fishman, Mike Gordon

 

Link Ritz Power Jam, Friday, 02/05/1993
The Ritz, New York, NY

Set 1: Back at the Chicken Shack > Born Under a Bad Sign, Let It Rock, Improv Blues in 'G', She Caught the Katy and Left Me a Mule to Ride, Down the Road, A Mess of Blues, Little Wing, Day Tripper, Escaping, Hey Joe

Set 2: Hip Hug-Her, Rock Me Baby, In the Wee Wee Hours, Red House, Yonder Wall, She Belongs To Me, Not Fade Away, That's Heaven to Me, Just Before the Bullets Fly, I've Been Loving You Too Long, Spanish Moon[1], All Along the Watchtower[2]

Encore: Gloria[3]

[1] With Trey.
[2] With Trey, Dave Matthews, Leroi Moore and Boyd Tinsley.
[3] With Trey and Mike.

Notes: This ad hoc grouping was billed as The Ritz Power Jam. “Red House” and “Yonder Wall” featured Dave Tronzo on slide guitar. “Spanish Moon” featured Trey on guitar, vocals, and keyboards. “All Along the Watchtower” also saw Dave Matthews, Leroi Moore andBoyd Tinsley join the action while Trey, Dave, and Popper traded vocals. The “Gloria” encore, sung by Popper, featured Trey on guitar and Mike on bass. Phish had performed earlier in the evening at the Roseland Ballroom.

Musicians: John Popper, Noel Redding, Warren Haynes, Chuck Leavell, Jai Johanny "Jaimoe" Johanson, Marc Quiñones, Leland Sklar, Bernie Worrell, Jerome Brailey, Trey Anastasio (Guest), Mike Gordon (Guest), Boyd Tinsley (Guest), LeRoi Moore (Guest), Dave Matthews (Guest)

 

Link Shockra, Wednesday, 01/27/1993
KD Churchill's, Burlington, VT

Set 1: Help Yourself, Zero, Gun, Let’s Go Dancing[1] > Jam[2] > Dimension Extension[1], Tone Clone[3]

Encore: Fire

[1] With Mike.
[2] Bass jam with Mike.
[3] With Mike and Fish.

Notes: Mike, introduced as a “special guest from a band called Tuna,” joined in from “Let’s Go Dancing” through “Tone Clone.” Fish came out during “Tone Clone” and read a James Joyce selection about hell, after which Mike took a bass solo, and the musicians reprised the song.

Musicians: Jon Fishman (Guest), Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Shockra, Friday, 09/04/1992
KD Churchill's, Burlington, VT

Set 1: Spread the Word, I Get High, Dimension Extension, Give It Up, Stop the Revolution, Freaky D, Tone Clone, Gun

Set 2: Freaks on Fire, Do What You Want, Elvin Jones[1], Big Chief[2] > Sippin Pippa[3] > Don’t Let it Stop Ya[3] > Drums[4] > Somewhere Over the Rainbow Jam[3] > Don’t Let it Stop Ya[3]

Encore: Underground People

[1] With Trey.
[2] With Trey, Page and Mike.
[3] With Trey, Page, Mike and Fish.
[4] With Fish.

Notes: This show featured all four members of Phish. Trey joined in for “Elvin Jones” and Page joined for a piano jam leading into “Big Chief.” Mike entered during the ensuing jam and then Fish followed for “Sippin Pippa,” and “Don’t Let It Stop Ya.”

Musicians: Trey Anastasio (Guest), Page McConnell (Guest), Jon Fishman (Guest), Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Santana, Sunday, 08/30/1992
Cal Expo Amphitheater, Sacramento, CA

Notes: After opening for them, all of the members of Phish sat in for the listed portion of Santana’s set. No setlist is known.

Musicians: Raul Rekow, Carlos Santana, Karl Perazzo, Walfredo Reyes, Chester D. Thompson, Trey Anastasio (Guest), Page McConnell (Guest), Jon Fishman (Guest), Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Santana, Saturday, 08/29/1992
Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountain View, CA

Notes: After opening for them, all of the members of Phish sat in for the listed portion of Santana’s set. No setlist is known.

Musicians: Raul Rekow, Carlos Santana, Karl Perazzo, Walfredo Reyes, Chester D. Thompson, Trey Anastasio (Guest), Page McConnell (Guest), Jon Fishman (Guest), Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Santana, Friday, 08/28/1992
Concord Pavilion, Concord, CA

Set 1: Jam[1] > Super Boogie/Hong Kong Blues[1] > Aqua Marine[1] > Spirits Dancing in the Flesh[1]

[1] Trey, Jon, Page and Mike sitting in.

Notes: After opening for them, all of the members of Phish sat in for the listed portion of Santana's set. This setlist is unconfirmed.

Musicians: Raul Rekow, Carlos Santana, Karl Perazzo, Walfredo Reyes, Chester D. Thompson, Trey Anastasio (Guest), Page McConnell (Guest), Jon Fishman (Guest), Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Santana, Thursday, 08/27/1992
Santa Barbara County Bowl, Santa Barbara, CA

Set 1: Jam[1] > Exodus[1] > Elmore's Boogie[1] > New Spirit Jam[1] > Spirits Dancing in the Flesh[1]

[1] Trey, Jon, Page and Mike sitting in.

Notes: After opening for them, all of the members of Phish sat in for the listed portion of Santana’s set. This setlist is unconfirmed.

Musicians: Raul Rekow, Carlos Santana, Karl Perazzo, Walfredo Reyes, Chester D. Thompson, Trey Anastasio (Guest), Page McConnell (Guest), Jon Fishman (Guest), Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Santana, Tuesday, 08/25/1992
The Downs, Santa Fe, NM

Set 1: Jam[1] > Super Boogie/Hong Kong Blues[1] > Spoonful[1] > Super Boogie/Hong Kong Blues[1]

[1] Trey, Jon, Page and Mike sitting in.

Notes: After opening for them, all of the members of Phish sat in for the listed portion of Santana’s set. This setlist is unconfirmed.

Musicians: Raul Rekow, Carlos Santana, Karl Perazzo, Walfredo Reyes, Chester D. Thompson, Trey Anastasio (Guest), Page McConnell (Guest), Jon Fishman (Guest), Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Santana, Monday, 08/24/1992
Gerald Ford Amphitheater, Vail, CO

Set 1: Jam[1] > Spoonful[1]

[1] Trey, Jon, Page and Mike sitting in.

Notes: After opening for them, all of the members of Phish sat in for the listed portion of Santana’s set. This setlist is unconfirmed.

Musicians: Raul Rekow, Carlos Santana, Karl Perazzo, Walfredo Reyes, Chester D. Thompson, Trey Anastasio (Guest), Page McConnell (Guest), Jon Fishman (Guest), Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Santana, Sunday, 08/23/1992
Colorado State Fair, Pueblo State Fairgrounds, Pueblo, CO

Set 1: Jam[1] > Super Boogie/Hong Kong Blues[2]

[1] Trey, Jon, Page and Mike sitting in.
[2] Trey, Jon, Page and Mike sitting in; Fish vacuum solo.

Notes: After opening for them, all of the members of Phish sat in for the listed portion of Santana’s set that included a vaccum solo from Fish. This setlist is unconfirmed.

Musicians: Raul Rekow, Carlos Santana, Karl Perazzo, Walfredo Reyes, Chester D. Thompson, Trey Anastasio (Guest), Page McConnell (Guest), Jon Fishman (Guest), Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Santana, Thursday, 08/20/1992
Pan American Center, Las Cruces, NM

Set 1: Jam[1] > Elmore's Boogie[1] > Super Boogie/Hong Kong Blues[1] > Jamming[1] > Blues for Salvador[1]

[1] Trey, Jon, Page and Mike sitting in.

Notes: After opening for them, all of the members of Phish sat in for the listed portion of Santana’s set. This setlist is unconfirmed.

Musicians: Raul Rekow, Carlos Santana, Karl Perazzo, Walfredo Reyes, Chester D. Thompson, Trey Anastasio (Guest), Page McConnell (Guest), Jon Fishman (Guest), Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Santana, Wednesday, 08/19/1992
Pima County Fairgrounds, Tucson, AZ

Set 1: Jam[1] > Flame Sky[1] > In a Silent Way[1] > Super Boogie/Hong Kong Blues[1] > Blues for Salvador[1]

[1] Trey, Jon, Page and Mike sitting in.

Notes: After opening for them, all of the members of Phish sat in for the listed portion of Santana’s set. This setlist is unconfirmed.

Musicians: Raul Rekow, Carlos Santana, Karl Perazzo, Walfredo Reyes, Chester D. Thompson, Trey Anastasio (Guest), Page McConnell (Guest), Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Santana, Saturday, 08/01/1992
Poplar Creek Music Center, Hoffman Estates, IL

Notes: After opening for them, all of the members of Phish sat in for the listed portion of Santana’s set. No setlist is known.

Musicians: Raul Rekow, Carlos Santana, Karl Perazzo, Walfredo Reyes, Chester D. Thompson, Trey Anastasio (Guest), Page McConnell (Guest), Jon Fishman (Guest), Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Santana, Thursday, 07/30/1992
Meadow Brook Music Festival, Rochester Hills, MI

Set 1: Exodus[1] > In a Silent Way[1] > Elmore's Boogie[1] > Spirits Dancing in the Flesh[1]

[1] Trey, Jon, Page and Mike sitting in.

Notes: After opening for them, all of the members of Phish sat in for the listed portion of Santana’s set. This setlist is unconfirmed.

Musicians: Raul Rekow, Carlos Santana, Karl Perazzo, Walfredo Reyes, Chester D. Thompson, Trey Anastasio (Guest), Page McConnell (Guest), Jon Fishman (Guest), Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Santana, Tuesday, 07/28/1992
Finger Lakes Performing Arts Center, Canandaigua, NY

Set 1: Jam[1] > Exodus[1] > Elmore's Boogie[1] > Carlos' Creole[1] > The Healer[1]

[1] Trey, Jon, Page and Mike sitting in.

Notes: After opening for them, all of the members of Phish sat in for the listed portion of Santana’s set.

Musicians: Raul Rekow, Carlos Santana, Karl Perazzo, Walfredo Reyes, Chester D. Thompson, Trey Anastasio (Guest), Page McConnell (Guest), Jon Fishman (Guest), Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Santana, Monday, 07/27/1992
Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, NY

Set 1: Jam[1] > Flame Sky[1] > In a Silent Way[1] > Super Boogie/Hong Kong Blues[1]

[1] Trey, Jon, Page and Mike sitting in.

Notes: After opening for them, all of the members of Phish sat in for the listed portion of Santana’s set.

Musicians: Raul Rekow, Carlos Santana, Karl Perazzo, Walfredo Reyes, Chester D. Thompson, Trey Anastasio (Guest), Page McConnell (Guest), Jon Fishman (Guest), Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Santana, Sunday, 07/26/1992
Big Birch Concert Pavilion, Patterson, NY

Set 1: Jam[1] > In a Silent Way[1] > Flame Sky[1] > Lord, Help Me to Be[1]

[1] Trey, Page and Mike sitting in.

Notes: After Phish opened for them, Trey, Mike and Page sat in for the listed portion of Santana's set. This setlist is unconfirmed.

Musicians: Raul Rekow, Carlos Santana, Karl Perazzo, Walfredo Reyes, Chester D. Thompson, Trey Anastasio (Guest), Page McConnell (Guest), Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Santana, Saturday, 07/25/1992
Stowe Performing Arts Center, Stowe, VT

Set 1: Jam[1] > Lord, Help Me to Be[1] > Elmore's Boogie[1] > Super Boogie/Hong Kong Blues[1]

[1] Trey, Jon, Page and Mike sitting in.

Notes: After opening for them, all of the members of Phish sat in for the listed portion of Santana’s set. This setlist is unconfirmed.

Musicians: Raul Rekow, Carlos Santana, Karl Perazzo, Walfredo Reyes, Chester D. Thompson, Trey Anastasio (Guest), Page McConnell (Guest), Jon Fishman (Guest), Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Santana, Friday, 07/24/1992
Jones Beach Amphitheater, Wantagh, NY

Set 1: Flame Sky[1], Aqua Marine[1], Spirits Dancing in the Flesh[1], Somewhere in Heaven[1], Agua Que Va Caer[1]

[1] Trey, Jon, Page and Mike sitting in.

Notes: After opening for them, all the members of Phish sat in on the listed songs during Santana’s set. This setlist is unconfirmed.

Musicians: Raul Rekow, Carlos Santana, Karl Perazzo, Walfredo Reyes, Chester D. Thompson, Trey Anastasio (Guest), Page McConnell (Guest), Jon Fishman (Guest), Mike Gordon (Guest)

 

Link Shockra, Saturday, 02/01/1992
KD Churchill's, Burlington, VT

Set 1: Tezz, Help Yourself, Question Air, Do What You Want, Stop the Revolution, Let's Go Dancing, No Chagrin, Give It Up

Set 2: Spread the Word, Dimension Extension, Tone Clone[1], Sippin Pippa[1], Underground People[1]

[1] With Phish.

Notes: The last three songs of the second set featured a guest appearance by all four members of Phish.

Musicians: Trey Anastasio (Guest), Page McConnell (Guest), Jon Fishman (Guest), Mike Gordon (Guest)

     

Link Johnny B. Fishman Jazz Ensemble, Wednesday, 06/28/1989
Nectar's, Burlington, VT

Notes: During the summer of '89, the members of Phish as well as Russell Remington and others performed a weekly series of performances of jazz standards under the moniker "The Johnny B. Fishman Jazz Ensemble." This is the only specific known date and was first reported by phish.com. There is no known recording or setlist.

Musicians: Trey Anastasio, Page McConnell, Jon Fishman, Mike Gordon, Dave Grippo, Russell Remington

 

Link Dangerous Grapes, Saturday, 04/28/1984
Slade Hall, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT

Notes: No setlist is known for this instance of Mike and Fish playing with the Dangerous Grapes.

Musicians: Jon Fishman (Guest), Mike Gordon (Guest)

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