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Four Decades

1987 · 1988 · 1989 · 1990 · 1991 · 1992 · 1993 · 1994 · 1995 · 1996 · 1997 · 1998 · 1999 · 2000 · 2001 · 2002 · 2003 · 2004 · 2005 · 2006 · 2007 · 2008 · 2009 · 2010 · 2011 · 2012 · 2013 · 2014 · 2015 · 2016  · 2017

2017

Steve Kimock & Friends
August 18, 2017, Sweetwater, Mill Valley, CA (FRI)
notes: End of Summer Jam
set included: Pending...
North Mississippi Allstars
June 16, 2017, The Independent, San Francisco, CA (FRI)
set included: Pending...
ROSTAM
June 14, 2017, The Independent, San Francisco, CA (WED)
set included: Pending...
The Wailing Souls
June 13, 2017, The Independent, San Francisco, CA (TUE)
set included: Pending...
Havana D´Primera featuring Mayito Rivera
May 28, 2017, The Globe Theatre, Los Angeles, CA (SUN)
set included: Pending...
The Jesus and Mary Chain
May 20, 2017, Fox Theater, Oakland, CA (SAT)
set: Amputation, April Skies, Head On, Far Gone and Out, Between Planets, Blues From a Gun, Always Sad, Mood Rider, Teenage Lust, Cherry Came Too, The Hardest Walk, All Things Pass, Some Candy Talking, Halfway to Crazy, Nine Million Rainy Days, Reverence, Encore: Just Like Honey, You Trip Me Up, The Living End, War on Peace, Encore 2: Taste of Cindy, I Hate Rock 'n' Roll
King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard
April 12, 2017, The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA (WED)
set included: Pending...
Dumpstaphunk
April 8, 2017, The Independent, San Francisco, CA (SAT)
set included: Pending...
BNP Paribas Open
March 11, 2017, Indian Wells Tennis Garden, CA (SAT)
Suite 209, Row B, Seat 20
Games:Tsonga vs Fognini; Venus Williams vs. Jelena Jankovic; Andy Murray vs. Vasek Pospisil; Bryans Brothers vs. Nick Kyrgios/Nenad Zimonjic
Hamilton Leithhauser
January 18, 2017, The Independent, San Francisco, CA (WED)
set included: Pending...
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2016

California Honeydrops
December 9, 2016, Mystic Theatre, Petaluma, CA (FRI)
Blitzen Trapper
October 26, 2016, The Independent, San Francisco, CA (WED)
Pond
October 18, 2016, The Independent, San Francisco, CA (TUE)
Steve Vai
October 13, 2016, The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA (THR)
Jane’s Addiction
September 21, 2016, The Masonic, San Francisco, CA (WED)
set included: Pending...
SF Giants
October 11, 2016, AT&T Park, San Francisco, CA (THR)
versus: Chicago Cubs | Sec: LB128, Row 12 — 5 - 6 (Cubs, playoffs, season final)
Hardly Strictly Bluegrass
October 4, 2016, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA (SUN)
Cyndi Lauper: Pending
AOL: Pending
Neko Case: Pending
James McMurtry: Pending
James Johnson: Pending
Coldplay
September 3, 2016, Levi's Stadium, Santa Clara, CA (SAT)
set included: Pending...
Tame Impala
September 2, 2016, Greek Theatre, Berkely, CA (FRI)
set included: Pending...
Jagwar Ma
August 31, 2016, The Independent, San Francisco, CA (WED)
set included: Pending...
Mother Hips / Hard Working Americans
August 12, 2016, The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA (FRI)
set included: Pending...
Outside Lands
Augut 7, 2016, Polo Field, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA (SUN)
Lionel Richie: Pending
Lettuce: Pending
Major Lazer: Pending
Chance the Rapper: Pending
Kehlani: Pending
The Muppet's Dr. Teeth and the Electric Mayhem: Pending setlist
Outside Lands
Augut 6, 2016, Polo Field, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA (SAT)
Radiohead: Pending
Air: Pending setlist
Outside Lands
Augut 5, 2016, Polo Field, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA (FRI)
LCD Soundsystem: Pending
Beach House: Pending
Grimes: Pending
Duran Duran: Pending
Miike Snow: Pending
St. Lucia: Pending
Ra Ra Riot: Pending setlist
Dead & Company
July 30, 2016, Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountain View, CA (SAT)
set included: Pending...
King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard
May 25, 2016, The Independent, San Francisco, CA (WED)
set included: Pending...
Dumpstaphunk
May 1, 2016, Tipitina's, New Orleans (SUN)
Featuring: Jon Cleary & the Absolute Monster Gentlemen
New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
May 1, 2016, Fair Grounds Race Course, New Orleans (SUN)
Featuring: Mavis Staples, Bonnie Raitt, Trombone Shorty and Orelans Avenue
The Californai Honeydrops
April 30, 2016, House of Blues, New Orleans (SAT)
Setlst: Pending
The Roots
April 29, 2016, Orpheum Theatre, New Orleans (FRI)
Setlst: Pending
Fiyawrapper River Jam
April 29, 2016, Creole Queen Riverboat, New Orleans (FRI)
Featuring: The Headhunters with Maceo Parker
New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
April 29, 2016, Fair Grounds Race Course, New Orleans (FRI)
Featuring: Paul Simon
Ari Shaffir
May 14, 2016, Punch Line, San Francisco, CA (SAT)
set included: Pending...
SF Giants
April 21, 2016, AT&T Park, San Francisco, CA (THR)
versus: Arizona Diamondbacks | Sec: LB102; Row 24 — 2 - 6 (Diamondbacks)
Smashing Pumpkins
March 25, 2016, The Masonic, San Francisco, CA (SAT)
set included: Pending...
Car Seat Headrest
March 31, 2016, Rickshaw Stop, San Francisco, CA (THR)
set included: Pending...
BNP Paribas Open
March 12, 2016, Indian Wells Tennis Garden, CA (SAT)
Suite 203-5, Row B, Seat 3
Best Coast / Wavves
March 2, 2016, The Independent, San Francisco, CA (WED)
set included: Pending...
DIIV
March 2, 2016, Brick & Mortor, San Francisco, CA (SAT)
set included: Pending...
Baio
February 3, 2016, The Independent, San Francisco, CA (WED)
set included: Pending...
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2015

Jane’s Addiction
October 25, 2015, The Warfield, San Francisco, CA (SAT)
Set: Stop!, No One's Leaving, Ain't No Right, Obvious, Been Caught Stealing, Three Days, Then She Did..., Of Course, Classic Girl
Encore: Jane Says, Just Because, Ocean Size, Mountain Song, Chip Away
Treasure Island Music Fest
October 18, 2015, Treasure Island, San Francisco, CA (SUN)
The National: Sea of Love, Don't Swallow the Cap, I Should Live in Salt, Bloodbuzz Ohio, Hard to Find, Afraid of Everyone, Checking Out, Squalor Victoria, I Need My Girl, (with Lauren Mayberry), This Is the Last Time, Peggy-O, Pink Rabbits, England, Graceless, Mr. November, Terrible Love
Panda Bear: Mr. Noah, Boys Latin
Chvrches: Never Ending Circles, We Sink, Keep You on My Side, Make Them Gold, Gun, Bury It, Under the Tide, Recover, Clearest Blue, Leave a Trace, The Mother We Share
The War on Drugs: Pending
Father John Misty: I Love You, Honeybear, Strange Encounter, True Affection, Only Son of the Ladiesman, When You're Smiling and Astride Me, Chateau Lobby #4 (in C for Two Virgins), Bored in the USA, Nothing Good Ever Happens at the Goddamn Thirsty Crow, Hollywood Forever Cemetery Sings, The Ideal Husband
Jose Gonzales: Crosses, What Will, Deadweight on Velveteen, Hand on Your Heart, Every Age, Let It Carry You, Killing for Love, Home, Teardrop, Walking Lightly, Heartbeats
My Morning Jacket
October 17, 2015, The Masonic, San Francisco, CA (SAT)
Set: The Dark, First Light, Off the Record, Spring (Among the Living), Tonite I Want to Celebrate With You, War Begun, I Will Sing You Songs, Believe (Nobody Knows), Nothing to It, Easy Morning Rebel, Tropics (Erase Traces), Only Memories Remain, Wild Honey, Wonderful (The Way I Feel), Smokin' From Shootin', Gideon, Dancefloors
Encore: State of the Art (A.E.I.O.U.), Anytime, Mahgeetah
Hardly Strictly Bluegrass
October 4, 2015, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA (SUN)
Indigo Girls: Get Out the Map, Shame on You, Power of Two, This Train Revised, The Wood Song, Happy in the Sorrow Key, Learned It on Me, Yield, Least Complicated, Faye Tucker, Southern California Is Your Girlfriend, Spread the Pain Around, Virginia Woolf, Rise of The Black Messiah, Galileo, Play Video. Encore: Closer to Fine
AOL: Pending
Neko Case: Pending
James McMurtry: Pending
James Johnson: Pending
The Word
April 17, 2015, The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA (FRI)
Featuring: Robert Randolph, John Medeski, And North Mississippi Allstars
set included: Pending...
Best Coast
September 23, 2015, The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA (WED)
Set: Heaven Sent, The Only Place, Fine Without You, Crazy for You, Goodbye, So Unaware, California Nights, When I'm With You, Do You Love Me Like You Used To, Dreaming My Life Away, I Don't Know How, Fade Away, Fading Fast, In My Eyes, Feeling OK, Our Deal, Sleep Won't Ever Come, Jealousy, When Will I Change
Encore: Boyfriend
Blonde Redhead
Sep 21, 2015, The Independent, San Francisco, CA (MON)
California Honeydrops
Sep 12, 2015, The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA (SAT)
Phil Lesh and Friends 1977
September 1, 2015, Terrapin Crossing, Grate Room, San Rafael, CA (Tue)
Set 1: Promised Land, Sugaree, El Paso, Peggy-O, Looks Like Rain, Row Jimmy, Passenger, Loser, Dancing in the Street
Set 2: Samson & Delilah, Ramble On Rose, Estimated Prophet > Terrapin Station > Playing in the Band > Uncle John's Band > Drums > The Wheel > China Doll > Playing in the Band (Reprise)
Encore: And We Bid You Goodnight (not done at the original 5-19-77 show)
Notes: Gratis show. (Thank you Phil) The year was voted on by the Phans. The original performance was on 5-19-77 @ The Fox Theatre, Atlanta, GA.
Featuring: Phil Lesh on bass , Stu Allen on guitar, vocals , Grahame Lesh on guitar, vocals , Scott Guberman on keyboards , Ezra Lipp on drums , Alex Koford on drums , Elliott Peck on vocals
Booty SF
August 15, 2015, DNA Lounge, San Francisco, CA (SAT)
Notes: 12-year Anniversary
Outside Lands
Augut 9, 2015, Polo Field, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA (SUN)
Elton John: Pending
Caribou: Pending
Odezsa: Pending
Hot Chip: Pending
Nate Ruess: Pending setlist
Outside Lands
Augut 8, 2015, Polo Field, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA (SAT)
The Black Keys: Pending
Tame Impala: Pending
Billy Idol: Pending
Cold War Kids: Pending setlist
Outside Lands
Augut 7, 2015, Polo Field, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA (FRI)
Amon Tobin Pending
Mumford & Sons Pending
Wilco Pending
Glass Animals Pending
George Ezra Pending setlist
Phil Lesh and Friends 1977
June 12, 2015, Terrapin Crossing, Grate Room, San Rafael, CA (FRI)
Set 1: Minglewood Blues → Loser, El Paso, They Love Each Other, Jack Straw, Deal, Lazy Lightning → Supplication, Brown Eyed Women, Mama Tried, Row Jimmy, Dancing In The Streets
Set 2: Take a step back → Scarlet Begonias → Fire On The Mountain, Estimated Prophet, St. Stephen → Not Fade Away → St. Stephen → Morning Dew
Encore: One More Saturday Night
Notes: Celebrating 1977: Barton Hall, May 8, 1977
Featuring: Phil Lesh, John Mayer, Stu Allen, Scott Metzger (rhythm guitar), Scott Guberman (keys), Pete Lavezzoli (drums), Alex Koford (drums) and Jeannette Ferber (vocals)
Tedeschi Trucks Band
Jun 6, 2015, The Greek Theatre, Berkeley, CA (SAT)
Opener: Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings
Songhoy Blues
Jun 1, 2015, The Independent, San Francisco, CA (MON)
U2
May 19, 2015, SAP Center, San Jose, CA (TUE)
Notes: From Mali, Africa
Father John Misty
April 17, 2015, The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA (FRI)
set included: Pending...
Broncho
March 31, 2015, The Independent, San Francisco, CA (TUE)
set included: Pending...
Phil Lesh and Friends 1972
March 29, 2015, Terrapin Crossing, Grate Room, San Rafael, CA (SUN)
Set 1: Cold Rain And Snow, Beat It On Down The Line, Don’t Ease Me In, Black Throated Wind, Bird Song, El Paso, Around And Around, Tennessee Jed, Big River, Box Of Rain, Candyman, Bertha, Playing In The Band, Casey Jones The Promised Land, Stella Blue, China Cat Sunflower → I Know You Rider, Truckin’ → The Other One, Deal, Jack Straw, Sugar Magnolia, Ramble On Rose, Johnny B. Goode
Set 2: The Promised Land, Stella Blue, China Cat Sunflower → I Know You Rider, Truckin’ → The Other One, Deal, Jack Straw, Sugar Magnolia, Ramble On Rose, Johnny B. Goode
Encore: Uncle John’s Band
Notes: Celebrating 1972: Winterland Arena, December 10, 1972
Featuring: Phil Lesh, Grahame Nash, Stu Allen, Jeff Chimenti, Ezra Lipp and Ross James
Widespread Panic
March 21, 2015, Fox Theater, Oakland, CA (SAT)
set included: Pending...
Tweedy
March 18, 2015, The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA (WED)
set included: Pending...
Gov’t Mule + John Scofield
February 20, 2015, Fox Theater, Oakland, CA (FRI)
set included: Pending...
Gregory Alan Isakov
February 19, 2015, The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA (THR)
set included: Pending...
Phil Lesh and Friends 1970
February 7, 2015, Terrapin Crossing, Grate Room, San Rafael, CA (SAT)
Acoustic: The Monkey And The Engineer, Friend Of The Devil, Black Peter 
Set 1: Casey Jones, China Cat Sunflower → I Know You Rider, Hard To Handle, Uncle John’s Band, Cryptical Envelopment → Drums → The Other One → Cryptical Envelopment → Attics Of My Life, Good Lovin’ → Drums → Good Lovin’, Cold Rain & Snow, Dark Star → St. Stephen → Not Fade Away → Lovelight
Encore: Candyman, Walkin’ the Dog, Cocaine Blues
Notes: Celebrating 1970: Newcastle-Under-Lyme, May 24, 1970
Featuring: Phil Lesh, Scott Law, Stu Allen, Ross James, Jason Crosby, Cody Dickinson (N. Miss All-stars)
The Wailers perform Legend
January 30, 2015, The Independent, San Francisco, CA (FRI)
set included: Pending...
The Wailers perform Exodus
January 29, 2015, The Independent, San Francisco, CA (THR)
set included: Pending...
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2014

Yusuf / Cat Stevens
December 12, 2014, The Masonic, San Francisco, CA (FRI)
Set 1: The Wind, Don’t Be Shy, You Can Do (Whatever), The First Cut Is the Deepest, Here Comes My Baby, Old Schoolyard, Where Do the Children Play?, Sad Lisa, Miles from Nowhere, People Get Ready, Maybe There’s a World → All You Need Is Love, If You Want to Sing Out, Sing Out
Set 2: Big Boss Man, Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood, Oh Very Young, Last Love Song, Sitting, Dying to Live, Roadsinger Another Saturday Night, You Are My Sunshine, Moonshadow, The Devil Came From Kansas, Wild World, Father and Son
Encore: Gold Digger, Peace Train, Morning Has Broken
Steve Kimock
December 8, 2014, Sweetwater Music Hall, CA (MON)
Featuring: Bobby Vega, Bill Vitt, Jeff Chimenti, Lebo
Steve Kimock
December 7, 2014, Sweetwater Music Hall, CA (SUN)
Featuring: Bobby Vega, Bill Vitt, Jeff Chimenti, Lebo
Steve Kimock
December 5, 2014, Sweetwater Music Hall, CA (FRI)
Featuring: Bobby Vega, Bill Vitt, Jeff Chimenti, Lebo
Notes: Billy Kreutzman on drums for Help>Slip>Frak
Hard Working Americans
November 14, 2014, Regency Ballroom, San Francisco, CA (FRI)
Featuring: Dave Schools
Bridge School Benefit
October 23, 2014, Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountainview, CA (SUN)
Featuring: Neil Young, Pearl Jam, Florence + the Machine, Brian Wilson, Tom Jones, Soundgarden, Norah Jones and Puss N Boots, Band of Horses, Pegi Young & the Survivors
FC Bayrern München
October 4, 2014, Allianz Arena, Germany (SAT)
Gegen: Hannover 96
Outside Lands
Augut 10, 2014, Polo Field, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA (SUN)
The Killers: Pending
Ray Lamontagne: Pending
The Flaming Lips: Pending
Spoon: Pending
Jenny Lewis: Pending setlist
Outside Lands
Augut 9, 2014, Polo Field, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA (SAT)
Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers: Pending
Death Cab for Cutie: Pending
John Butler Trio: Pending setlist
Outside Lands
Augut 8, 2014, Polo Field, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA (FRI)
Arctic Monkeys Pending
Kanye West Pending setlist
Jerry Garcia Symphonic
Aug 1, 2014, Greek Theatre, Berkeley, CA (FRI)
set included: Pending...
featuring: Warren Haynes
Magic Man
July 13, 2014, The Independent, San Francisco, CA (SUN)
set included: Pending...
Medeski, Scofield, Martin, & Wood
June 17, 2014, SFJAZZ Center Miner Auditorium, San Francisco, CA (TUE)
set included: Pending...
The Damned
June 4, 2014, Slim’s, San Francisco, CA (WED)
set included: Pending...
SF Giants
May 14, 2014, AT&T Park, San Francisco, CA (MON)
versus: Atlanta Braves | Sec: LB128; Row 12 — 10 - 4 (Giants)
SF Giants
April 28, 2014, AT&T Park, San Francisco, CA (MON)
versus: San Diego Padres | Sec: LB135; Row 16 — 6 - 8 (Padres)
The National
April 27, 2014, Greek Theatre, Berkeley, CA (SUN)
Set: Start a War, Don’t Swallow the Cap, Mistaken for Strangers, Sorrow, Bloodbuzz Ohio, Sea of Love, Slipped, Afraid of Everyone, Squalor Victoria, I Need My Girl, This Is the Last Time, The Geese of Beverly Road, Abel, Apartment Story, Humiliation, Daughters of the Soho Riots, Pink Rabbits, Graceless, Fake Empire
Encore: I Know You Rider (with Bob Weir), Terrible Love (with Bob Weir), Mr. November, Vanderlyle Crybaby Geeks
Opener: Portugal, the Man
Livestock & Rodeo Show
March 22, 2014, NRG Stadium, Houston, TX (SAT)
Umphrey’s McGee
March 8, 2014, Fox Theatre, Oakland, CA (SAT)
Golden State Warriors
February 20, 2014, Oracle Arena, Oakland, CA (THR)
versus: Houston Rockets — 102 - 99 (Warriors)
North Mississippi Allstars
February 1, 2014, Independent, San Francisco, CA (SAT)
Washed Out
January 28, 2014, Fillmore, San Francisco, CA (TUE)
Set: Entrance, It All Feels Right, Belong, New Theory, Get Up, Far Away, Despicable Dogs (Small Black cover), All I Know, You and I, Weightless, Falling Back, Feel It All Around, Amor Fati
Encore: Hold Out, Eyes Be Closed
Grant Green Jr.
January 11, 2014, Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA (SAT)
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2013

The Black Crowes
December 14, 2013, Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, CA (SAT)
Set: Soul Singing, (Only) Halfway to Everywhere, Sting Me, She Gave Good Sunflower, Remedy, Descending, Jumpin’ Jack Flash, High Head Blues, Ballad in Urgency, Wiser Time, She Talks to Angels Sometimes Salvation, Thorn in My Pride, Jealous Again, Hard to Handle, Hush, Hard to Handle reprise
Encore: Turn on Your Love Light
Matisyahu
December 12, 2013, The Terra Gallery, San Francisco, CA (THR)
Golden State Warriors
November 12, 2013, Oracle Arena, Oakland, CA (TUE)
versus: Detroit Pistons | Corp Box — 113 - 95 Warriors)
Cut Copy
November 2, 2013, Fox Theatre, Oakland, CA (SAT)
Bridge School Benefit
October 23, 2013, Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountainview, CA (SUN)
Featuring: CSNY, Queens of the Stone Age, My Morning Jacket, Tom Waits, Elvis Costello, Diana Krall, fun., Heart, Jenny Lewis
MS MR
October 16, 2013, Independent, San Francisco, CA (WED)
Dark Star Orchestra
October 12, 2013, Fillmore, San Francisco, CA (SATD)
Thievery Corporation
September 21, 2013, Greek Theatre, Berkeley, CA (SAT)
Jane’s Addiction
September 11, 2013, Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountain View, CA (WED)
Set: Underground, Mountain Song, Just Because, Been Caught Stealing, Another Soulmate, Three Days, Ocean Size, Stop!, Chip Away, Jane Says
Alice in Chaines setlist: Pending
SF Giants
September 11, 2013, AT&T Park, San Francisco, CA (WED)
versus: Colorado Rockies | Sec: VR317; Row 12 — 4 -3 (Giants)
My Bloody Valentine
August 23, 2013, Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, CA (FRI)
Set: I Only Said, When You Sleep, New You, You Never Should, Honey Power, Cigarette in Your Bed, Only Tomorrow, Come In Alone, Only Shallow, Thorn, Nothing Much To Lose, Who Sees You, To Here Knows When, Wonder 2, Soon, Feed Me With Your Kiss, You Made Me Realise
Nicki Bluhm
August 20, 2013, The Lodge @ the Regency Ballroom, San Francisco, CA (TUE)
set 1: Pending
set 2: Pending
encore: Pending
Outside Lands
Augut 11, 2013, Polo Field, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA (SUN)
Red Hot Chili Peppers: Intro Jam, Can’t Stop, Dani California, Otherside, Look Around, (Stone Cold Bush intro tease), Snow ((Hey Oh)), She’s Only 18, (The Song Remains the Same tease), Right on Time, Universally Speaking, The Adventures of Rain Dance Maggie, Higher Ground, (Stevie Wonder cover), Under the Bridge, Ethiopia, Californication, By the Way
Encore: Chad & Mauro & Josh Jam, Around the World, I Could Have Lied, Give It Away
Vampire Weekend: Cousins, White Sky, Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa, Diane Young, Step, Holiday, Unbelievers, Horchata, Everlasting Arms, A-Punk, Ya Hey, Campus, Oxford Comma, Giving Up the Gun, Hannah Hunt, One (Blake’s Got a New Face), Walcott
Daryl Hall & John Oates: Pending
Trombone Shorty: Pending
Willie Nelson: Pending setlist
Outside Lands
Augut 10, 2013, Polo Field, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA (SAT)
Nine Inch Nails: Pending
Yeah Yeah Yeahs: Pending setlist
Outside Lands
Augut 9, 2013, Polo Field, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA (FRI)
The National: I Should Live in Salt, Don’t Swallow the Cap, Anyone’s Ghost, Mistaken for Strangers, Sea of Love, Demons, Afraid of Everyone, Conversation 16, Squalor Victoria, I Need My Girl, This Is the Last Time, Heavenfaced, All the Wine, Abel, Bloodbuzz Ohio, Slow Show, Pink Rabbits, Graceless, England, Humiliation, Fake Empire, Encore: About Today, Mr. November, Terrible Love, Vanderlyle Crybaby Geeks
Paul McCartney: Eight Days a Week, Junior’s Farm, Magical Mystery Tour, Listen to What the Man Said, Let Me Roll It, Paperback Writer, My Valentine, Nineteen Hundred and Eighty-Five, The Long and Winding Road, Maybe I’m Amazed, I’ve Just Seen a Face, San Francisco Bay Blues, We Can Work It Out, Another Day And I Love Her, Blackbird, Here Today, Your Mother Should Know, Lady Madonna, All Together Now, Lovely Rita, Mrs. Vandebilt, Eleanor Rigby, Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite!, Something, Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da, Band on the Run, Back in the U.S.S.R., Let It Be, Live and Let Die, Hey Jude, Encore: Day Tripper, Hi, Hi, Hi, Get Back, Encore 2: Yesterday, Helter Skelter, Golden Slumbers, Carry That Weight, The End
Pretty Lights: Pending setlist
Fatoumata Diawara
June 19, 2013, Yoshi’s, San Francisco, CA (WED)
Coachella Music & Arts Festival
April 21, 2013, Empire Polo Club, Indio, CA (SUN)
vampire weekend: Cousins, White Sky, Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa, Diane Young, Step, Holiday, Unbelievers, A-Punk, Ya Hey, Campus, Oxford Comma, Giving Up the Gun, Walcott
omd: Enola Gay, Messages, Tesla Girls, Metroland, History of Modern (Part 1), (Forever) Live and Die, If You Leave, Maid of Orleans, Sister Marie Says, Sailing on the Seven Seas, Secret, Electricity
featuring: Dinosaur Jr, James Blake, Social Distorion, Paul Oakenfold, Vampire Weekend, OMD, Wu Tang Clan, Red Hot Chili Peppers
Coachella Music & Arts Festival
April 20, 2013, Empire Polo Club, Indio, CA (SAT)
Violent Femmes: Blister in the Sun, Kiss Off, Please Do Not Go, Add It Up, Confessions, Prove My Love, Promise, To the Kill, Gone Daddy Gone, Good Feeling, Gimme the Car, American Music
Postal Service: Recheck: The District Sleeps Alone Tonight, We Will Become Silhouettes, Sleeping In, Turn Around, Nothing Better, Clark Gable, This Place Is a Prison, A Tattered Line of String, Such Great Heights, Brand New Colony
Phoenix: Entertainment, Lasso, Lisztomania, Trying to Be Cool, Sunskrupt!, Too Young, Girlfriend, 1901, Countdown, Entertainment (reprise)
featuring: Violent Femmes, The Make-Up, Selector, Spiritualised, Postal Service, Moby DJ set, New Order, Phoenix
Coachella Music & Arts Festival
April 19, 2013, Empire Polo Club, Indio, CA (FRI)
Stone Roses: I Wanna Be Adored, (Song for My) Sugar Spun Sister, Fools Gold, Waterfall, Don’t Stop, Made of Stone, This Is the One, Love Spreads, She Bangs the Drums, I Am the Resurrection
featuring: Stone Roses, Blur, Bassnektar
SF Giants
April 10, 2013, AT&T Park, San Francisco, CA (WED)
versus: Colorado Rockies | Sec: 310; Row 14 — 10 - 0 (Giants)
Railroad Earth
March 29, 2013, The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA (FRI)
set 1: The Jupiter and the 119 → Cuckoo Medley, Bird in a House, Daddy-O, A Day on the Sand → Lois Ann, Mourning Flies → Lone Croft Farewell
set 2: Walk Beside Me → 6/8 Jam → Fisherman’s Blues (1), Any Road, Old Man and the Land, Black Elk Speaks, All Alone, Head, Bowling Green, Goat, Been Down This Road
encore: My Sisters and Brothers
Golden State Warriors
March 9, 2013, Oracle Arena, Oakland, CA (SAT)
versus: Milwaukee Bucks | Courtside Club Row A4 — 103 - 93 (Bucks)
Golden State Warriors
March 4, 2013, Oracle Arena, Oakland, CA (MON)
versus: Toronto Raptors | Courtside Club Row A4 — 118 - 125 (Warriors)
The Who — Quadrophenia
February 1, 2013, Oracle Arena, Oakland, CA (FRI)
set: I Am the Sea, The Real Me, Quadrophenia, Cut My Hair, The Punk and the Godfather, I’m One, The Dirty Jobs, Helpless Dancer, Is It in My Head?, I’ve Had Enough, 5:15, Sea and Sand, Drowned, Bell Boy, Doctor Jimmy, The Rock, Love, Reign O’er Me
encore: Who Are You, Behind Blue Eyes, Pinball Wizard, Baba O’Riley, Won’t Get Fooled Again, Tea & Theatre
Muse
January 28, 2013, Oracle Arena, Oakland, CA (MON)
set: The 2nd Law: Unsustainable, Supremacy, Hysteria, Panic Station, Supermassive Black Hole, Resistance, Animals, Knights of Cydonia, Monty Jam, Sunburn, Time Is Running Out, Liquid State, Madness, Follow Me, Undisclosed Desires, Plug In Baby, New Born
encore: Uprising
encore 2: Starlight, Survival
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2012

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
December 13, 2012, 111 Mina, San Francisco, CA (THR)
notes: Holiday Party
Golden State Warriors
November 7, 2012, Oracle Arena, Oakland, CA (TUE)
versus: Clevland Cavaliers | Courtside Club Row A4 — 96 - 106 (Warriors)
A.J. Croce
November 2, Sweetwater Music Hall, Mill Valley, CA (FRI)
featuring: Michael Bizar
Nicki Bluhm and the Gramblers
October 27, 2012, The Independent, San Francisco, CA (SAT)
Stu Allen and Mars Hotel
September 8, Kuumbwa Jazz Center, Santa Cruz, CA (SAT)
Outside Lands
August 12, 2012, Polo Field, San Francisco, CA (SUN)
Stevie: How Sweet It Is, Master Blaster, Higher Ground, The Way You Make Me Feel, Never Dreamed You’d Leave in Summer, Overjoyed (Included part of John Lennon’s Imagine), Don’t You Worry ’bout a Thing, Sir Duke, I Wish, Signed, Sealed, Delivered I’m Yours, My Cherie Amour, Living for the City, I Just Called to Say I Love You, You Got Me Runnin’, Superstition, Isn’t She Lovely, As, Happy Birthday | Encore: She Loves You, My Girl
featuring: Jack White
Steel Pulse
July 28, 2012, The Independent, San Francisco, CA (SAT)
Dodger vs Padres
July 14, 2012, Dodger Stadium, Los Angeles, CA (SAT)
Notes: Seat 46FD, Row S, Seat 1, but we upgraded to right behind 1st bade. Went with Jen, Mike, Ramiro and Luke.
Amy Schumer
June 22, 2012, The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA (FRI)
Notes: Free show for Comedy Central's Stand-Up Night; went with Jen
Nicki Bluhm and the Gramblers
June 19, 2012, Rickshaw Stop, San Francisco, CA (TUE)
featuring: San Francisco Residency
Crystal Fighter
June 4, 2012, The Independent, San Francisco, CA (MON)
featuring: Is Tropical
Live 105 BFD 2012
June 2, 2012, Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountainview, CA (SAT)
Jane’s Addiction: Underground, Mountain Song, Just Because, Been Caught Stealing, Ain't No Right, Ted, Just Admit It..., Twisted Tales, Up the Beach, Ocean Size, Stop! Encore: Jane Says
Featuring: , Silverspun Pickups, Garbage, The Naked and Famous, Fun., Neon Trees, Grouplove, Of Monsters and Men
Roger Water The Wall Live
May 11, 2012, AT&T Park, San Francisco, CA (FRI)
set 1: In the Flesh?, The Thin Ice, Another Brick in the Wall Part 1, The Happiest Days of Our Lives, Another Brick in the Wall Part 2, The Ballad Of Jean Charles de Menezes, Mother, Goodbye Blue Sky, Empty Spaces, What Shall We Do Now?, Young Lust, One of My Turns, Don’t Leave Me Now, Another Brick in the Wall Part 3, The Last Few Bricks, Goodbye Cruel World
set 2: Hey You, Is There Anybody Out There?, Nobody Home, Vera, Bring the Boys Back Home, Comfortably Numb, The Show Must Go On, In the Flesh, Run Like Hell, Waiting for the Worms, Stop, The Trial, Outside the Wall
Giants vs Milwaukee
May 4, 2012, AT&T Park, San Francisco, CA (FRI)
M83
April 22, 2012, The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA (SUN)
Radiohead
April 11, 2012, HP Pavilion, San Jose, CA (WED)
set: Bloom, 15 Step, Morning Mr. Magpie, Kid A, Staircase, The Gloaming, The National Anthem, The Amazing Sounds of Orgy, Climbing Up the Walls, Karma Police, Identikit, Lotus Flower, There There, Feral, Little by Little, Reckoner
encore: Separator, I Might Be Wrong, Myxomatosis, Everything In Its Right Place
encore 2: The Daily Mail, Planet Telex, Idioteque
Fun.
March 28, 2012, The Independent, CA (WED)
set: One Foot, Walking the Dog, Why Am I the One, All the Pretty Girls, All Alone, It Gets Better, Barlights, Carry On, The Gambler, Some Nights (Intro), We Are Young, Some Nights, At Least I’m Not as Sad
encore: All Right, Take Your Time (Coming Home)
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2011

My Morning Jacket
December 2, 2011, Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, CA (FRI)
Cheikh Lô
November 3, 2011, Petit Bain, Paris, France (THR)
Mike Watt and the Missingmen
October 30, 2011, Petit Bain, Paris, France (SUN)
Burning Man 2003Burning Man
August 31 — September 4, 2011, Black Rock City, NV
Outside Lands
August 14, 2011, Polo Field, San Francisco, CA (SUN)
Arcade Fire: Ready to Start, Keep the Car Running, No Cars Go, Haïti, Empty Room, Rococo, Intervention, Crown of Love, The Suburbs, The Suburbs (Continued), Month of May, Rebellion (Lies), Neighborhood #1 (Tunnels), We Used to Wait, Neighborhood #3 (Power Out), Wake Up, Sprawl II (Mountains Beyond Mountains)
Deadmau5: Where Are My Keys?, Bad Selection, Maths, The Reward Is More Cheese, WTF, Some Chords, Cthulu Sleeps, Arguru, Jaded, HR 8938 Cephei, Slip, Aural Psynapse, Raise Your Weapon, Sofi Needs a Ladder, One Trick Pony, FML, Professional Griefers, Moar Ghosts n’ Stuff, Ghosts n’ Stuff
featuring: Little Dragon, John Fogerty,
Favorite String Serenades
June 29, 2011, Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco, CA (WED)
Freddie McGregor
June 15, 2011, Rockit Room, San Francisco, CA (WED)
Death Cab for Cutie
June 9, 2011, The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA (THR)
set 1: Bend to Squares, The New Year, We Laugh Indoors, Crooked Teeth, Photobooth, Some Boys, Company Calls, Long Division, Grapevine Fires, Codes and Keys, What Sarah Said, I Will Possess Your Heart, I Will Follow You Into The Dark, Title Track, You Are a Tourist, Underneath The Sycamore, President of What?, Title and Registration, Doors Unlocked and Open, Soul Meets Body, Cath, The Sound of Settling
encore: Stay Young, Go Dancing, Styrofoam Plates, Movie Script Ending, Transatlanticism
opener: The Lonely Forest
notes: Miracle from Robyn
U2 — 360º Tour
June 7, 2011, Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum, Oakland, CA (TUE)
set 1: Space Oddity Intro → Even Better Than The Real, I Will Follow, Get On Your Boots, Magnificent, Mysterious Ways, Elevation, Until The End Of The World, Happy Birthday*, All I Want Is You, Stay (Faraway, So Close!), Beautiful Day, Pride (In The Name Of Love), Miss Sarajevo, Zooropa, City Of Blinding Lights, Vertigo, I’ll Go Crazy If I Don’t Go Crazy Tonight, Sunday Bloody Sunday, Scarlet, Walk On
encore 1: Aung San Suu Kyi Message, One, Where The Streets Have No Name
encore 2: Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me, With Or Without You, Moment of Surrender
opener: Lenny Kravitz, Moonalice (Roger McNamee)
notes: * with Perfect Day snippet with Larry Mullen Jr. on vocals
Furthur
June 4, 2011, Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountain View, CA (SAT)
set 1: Jam → Truckin’ → New Speedway Boogie, It’s All Over Now (1), Reuben and Cherise → Tennessee Jed, Loose Lucy, China Cat Sunflower → I Know You Rider
set 2: Weather Report Suite Prelude → WRS Part I → Let it Grow → Eyes of the World → She Came In Through The Bathroom Window → The Wheel → Shakedown Street, Standing On The Moon, Scarlet Begonias → Fire On The Mountain → Not Fade Away
encore: One More Saturday Night
Furthur
June 3, 2011, Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountain View, CA (FRI)
set 1: Here Comes the Sun, Jack Straw, Bertha, Pride of Cucamonga, Cumberland Blues, Deal → The Other One → Hell In A Bucket
set 2: Help On The Way → Slipknot! → Franklin’s Tower → St. Stephen → The Eleven → Mountain Song → Playing in the Band → Uncle John’s Band → Morning Dew → Uncle John’s Band → Playing in the Band (reprise)
encore: Touch of Grey
Vieux Farka Touré
May 15, 2011, The Indepedent, San Francisco, CA (SUN)
Paul Simon
April 27, 2011, The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA (WED)
set: The Boy in the Bubble, Dazzling Blue, 50 Ways to Leave Your Lover, So Beautiful or So What, Slip Slidin’ Away, That Was Your Mother, Getting Ready for Christmas Day, Hearts and Bones, Mystery Train, Wheels, Vietnam, Mother and Child Reunion, Rewrite, Peace Like a River, The Obvious Child, The Only Living Boy in New York, Love Is Eternal Sacred Light, Father and Daughter, Gumboots, Diamonds on the Soles of Her Shoes
encore 1: The Sound of Silence, Kodachrome, Here Comes the Sun, Gone At Last, Late in the Evening, Proof
encore 1: Still Crazy After All These Years
notes: * = acoustic solo
Salif Keita
April 5, 2011, Yoshi’s, San Francisco, CA (TUE)
Trey Anastasio & TAB
March 5, 2011, Fox Theater, Oakland, CA (SAT)
set 1: NICU*, Backwards Down the Number Line*, Limb By Limb*, Down with Disease*, Theme From the Bottom*, The Wedge*, Strange Design*, Bathtub Gin*, Let Me Lie †, Heavy Things ‡, Liquid Time ‡, Hey Ya! ‡, Push On ’Til the Day
set 2: Gotta Jibboo, Cayman Review, Alaska, Valentine, Plasma, Magilla, Sweet and Dandy, Sand, Clint Eastwood, Sultans of Swing, Ocelot, Show of Life > First Tube
encore: Black Dog
notes: * = Trey solo acoustic; † Trey acoustic with Jen and Natalie on vocals; ‡ Trey acoustic with full TAB
ZERO
March 4, 2011, Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, CA (FRI)
set 1: Cole’s Law → Tangled Hangers, Friday’s Child, Catalina, Pits Of Thunder, Highway 61 Revisited
set 2: Blackbird, Max Funk Jam, Like A Rolling Stone, Ermaline, Severe Tire Damage, Out In The Woods, Junko Partner, Spoken For, Golden Road
encore: Same Old Blues
notes: Chance in a Million Feat: Steve Kimock, Greg Anton, Judge Murphy, Chip Roland, Liam Hanrahan
Josh Ritter
February 25, 2011, The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA (FRI)
notes: Come and Find Me, Good Man, Lillian, Egypt, Southern Pacifica, The Curse, Empty Hearts, Real Long Distance, Rattling Locks, Harrisburg, Folk Bloodbath, The Temptation of Adam, Thin Blue Flame, Pale Blue Eyes, Rumors, Right Moves, Kathleen, Lantern, Change of Time
encore 1: Galahad, Stories We Could Tell, To the Dogs or Whoever
encore 2: Snow is Gone
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2010

Furthur
December 31, 2010, Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, CA (FRI)
set 1: Alligator, Big Bad Blues, Caution, Wharf Rat, Sittin’ On Top of the World, High On A Mountain, Cumberland Blues
set 2: Cassidy, Mountain Song > I Know You Rider > Other One > Let It Grow > Stella Blue > Viola Lee Blues > Golden Road (To Unlimited Devotion)
set 3: Sugar Magnolia, The Wheel, Uncle John’s Band, Unbroken Chain, Lady With A Fan > Terrapin Station > At A Siding > Terrapin Transit > Terrapin Flyer > Help On The Way > Slipknot! > Franklin’s Tower, Truckin”
encore: One More Saturday Night
notes: New year parade between set 2 and set 3
Dark Star Orchestra
November 27, 2010, Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, CA (SAT)
set 1: Dupree’s Diamond Blues › Mountains Of The Moon → Jam → Dark Star → St. Stephen → Turn On Your Love Light
set 2: Hard To Handle › Cosmic Charlie ; China Cat Sunflower › Jam › Doin’ That Rag ; Cryptical Envelopment › Drums › The Other One › Cryptical Envelopment › The Eleven › It’s A Sin ; Alligator › Drums › drummers’ chant › Drums › Feedback › And We Bid You Good Night
filler: Overseas Stomp (Lindbergh Hop) → New Orleans, Hurts Me Too,Easy Wind,Greatest Story Ever Told
Treasure Island Music Fest
October 17, 2010, Treasure Island, San Francisco, CA (SUN)
The National: Mistaken For Strangers, Anyone’s Ghost, Bloodbuzz Ohio, Slow Show, Squalor Victoria, Afraid Of Everyone, Conversation 16, Apartment Story, Abel, England, Fake Empire, Mr. November, Terrible Love
featuring: The National, Bella & Sebastian, Broken Social Scene, Superchunk
Outside Lands
August 15, 2010, Polo Field, San Francisco, CA (SUN)
Kings of Leon: Closer, Be Somebody, My Party, Radioactive, Fans, Milk, Pickup Truck, Where Is My Mind?, Mary, Crawl, Four Kicks, The Bucket, Notion, Sex on Fire, On Call, Back Down South, Knocked Up, Manhattan, Use Somebody, Black Thumbnail
Phoenix: Lisztomania, Lasso, Consolation Prizes, Long Distance Call, Fences, Girlfriend, Armistice, Run Run Run, Rally, If I Ever Feel Better, Rome, 1901
featuring: Edward Sharpe, Garage A Trois, Slightly Stoopid, Phoenix, Kings of Leon
Outside Lands
August 14, 2010, Polo Field, San Francisco, CA (SAT)
featuring: Sierra Leone Refuge All Stars, Langhorne Slim, Gogol Bordello, Basnectar, My Morning Jacket, Cat Power, Furthur, The Strokes
Diblo Dibala
July 11, 2010, Moe’s Alley, Santa Cruz, CA (SUN)
opener: Koumbemba
Diblo Dibala
July 10, 2010, New Karibbean City, Oakland, CA (SAT)
Rihanna
July 10, 2010, Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountain View, CA (SAT)
setlist: Mad House, Russian Roulette Hard, Shut Up and Drive, Fire Bomb, Disturbia, Untitled, Rockstar 101, Rude Boy, Love The Way You Lie, Airplanes, Hate That I Love You, Rehab, Photographs, Unfaithful, Stupid In Love, Te Amo, Photographs, Pon de Replay, Don’t Stop the Music, Breakin’ Dishes, Glamorous Life, Let Me, SOS, Take a Bow
encore: Wait Your Turn, Medley, Live Your Life, Run This Town, Umbrella
comments: 5th row!
Baaba Maal
April 20, 2010, Zellerbach Hall, Berkeley, CA (TUE)
MGMT
April 13, 2010, The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA (TUE)
set: It’s Working, Destrokk, The Youth, Flash Delirium, Electric Feel, Song For Dan Treacy, I Found A Whistle, Someone’s Missing, Pieces Of What, Time To Pretend, Brian Eno, The Handshake
encore: Kids, Congratulations, Weekend Wars
Groove Armada
March 19, 2010, The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA (FRI)
set: Warsaw, I Won’t Kneel, Look Me In The Eye Sister, Paper Romance, Not Forgotten, My Friend, Easy, Fogma
encore: At The River, Superstylin’
Elton John & Billy Joel
February 16, 2010, HP Pavilion, San Jose, CA (TUE)
Elton and Billy together: Your Song, Just the Way You Are, Don’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me, My Life
Elton’s set: Funeral For A Friend → Love Lies Bleeding, Saturday Night’s Alright for Fighting, Levon, Madman Across the Water, Tiny Dancer, Goodbye Yellow Brick Road, Daniel, Rocket Man, Philadelphia Freedom, I’m Still Standing, Crocodile Rock
Billy’s set: Prelude → Angry Young Man, Do You Know the Way to San Jose?*, Movin’ Out (Anthony’s Song), Allentown, Zanzibar, Don’t Ask Me Why, She’s Always a Woman, Scenes From an Italian Restaurant, River Of Dreams, We Didn’t Start the Fire, It’s Still Rock and Roll to Me, Only the Good Die Young
Elton and Billy together: I Guess That’s Why They Call It the Blues, Uptown Girl, The Bitch is Back, You May Be Right, Bennie and the Jets
Elton and Billy without band: Candle in the Wind, Do You Know the Way to San Jose?*, Piano Man
Notes: *Instrumental– Dionne Warwick cover
Notes: Miracle ticket
The Soft Pack
January 28, 2010, Rickshaw Stop, San Francisco, CA (THU)
Furthur
January 12, 2010, Masonic Hall, Mill Valley, CA (TUE)
set 1: Hard to Handle, Ashes to Glass, Hurricane, Welcome to the Dance → Sugar Magnolia, Nobody Girl > China Doll, Bird Song > Other One, Terrapin Station
encore: Goin’ Down the Road Feeling Bad, We Bid You Goodnight
notes: Live rehearsal session
Furthur
January 10, 2010, Throckmorton Theatre, Mill Valley, CA (THU)
set 1: Cumberland Blues, Doin’ That Rag, Tennessee Jed, The Wheel, No More Do I, He’s Gone, Built to Last, Peaceful Valley, Morning Dew, Satisfaction
encore: Goin’ Down the Road Feeling Bad, We Bid You Goodnight
notes: Live rehearsal session
Furthur
January 9, 2010, Throckmorton Theatre, Mill Valley, CA (WED)
set 1: Alabama Getaway, Don’t Ease Me In, Till the Morning Comes, Picasso Moon, New Potato Caboose, Looks Like Rain, Welcome to the Dance, Dear Mr. Fantasy, China Doll, New Speedway Boogie, West L.A. Fadeaway, Walkin’ Blues
notes: Live rehearsal session
featuring: Bob Weir, Phil Lesh, John Kadlecik, Jeff Chimenti, Jay Lane and Joe Russo
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2009

Steve Kimock Crazy Engine
December 18, 2009, The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA (FRI)
set 1: Kissin’ the Boo Boo, Summer Jam, Cissy Strut, Why Can’t We All Just Samba, Long Form Pt4, Hillbillies on PCP
set 2: It’s Up to You, Life of the Party, Mother’s Song, Ice Cream, Stella Blue
lineup: Steve Kimock, Melvin Seals, John Morgan Kimock, Trevor Exter, Hadi Al-Sadoon on trumpet and Sikiru Adepojo on talking drum
Bridge School Benefit XXIII
October 24, 2009, Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountainview, CA (SAT)
Neil Young: Am A Child, Sugar Mountain, Out On The Weekend, Already One, From Hank To Hendrix, Old King, Harvest Moon, Comes A Time
No Doubt: Spiderwebs, Underneath It All, Just A Girl, Simple Kind Of Life, Magic’s In The Make-up, Don’t Speak, It’s My Life
Chris Martin of Coldplay: Clocks, Lost?, Yellow, My Love Will Not Let You Down (Bruce Springsteen cover), Scott Joplin’s Maple Leaf Rag, Viva la Vida and Earth Angel (The Penguins cover)
Jimmy Buffett: I Will Play for Gumbo, Scarlet Begonias, Come Monday, One Particular Harbour, Volcano, A Pirate Looks at Forty, Margaritaville
Sheryl Crow:
Monsters of Folk: (with Conor Oberst, Yim Yames, M. Ward and Mike Mogis)
Fleet Foxes:
Wolfmother:
Gavin Rossdale:
Neil Young: Comes a Time
School of Seven Bells
October 6, 2009, Slim’s, San Francisco, CA (TUE)
Dark Star Orchestra
October 4, 2009, The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA (SUN)
set 1: Shakedown Street, Me & My Uncle->Big River, Fenario, BIODTL, Stagger Lee, Minglewood Blues, Browneyed Women, Heart of Me, I Need a Miracle
set 2: Scarlet Begonias-> Fire on the Mountain, Estimated Prophet-> Eyes of the World-> Drums-> Not Fade Away-> Black Peter-> Around & Around-> Good Lovin
encore: Casey Jones
filler: Hurts Me Too> Sunshine Daydream
notes: 1/17/79 Veterans Memorial Coliseum, New Haven CT
Furthur
September 18, 2009, Fox Theater, Oakland, CA (FRI)
set 1: Jam → The Other One → The Wheel, Jack Straw → The Music Never Stopped → Bird Song → Born Cross Eyed → Let It Grow
set 2: Lost Sailor → St. of Circumstance, Althea, Scarlet Begonias → Fire On The Mountain, St. Stephen → The Eleven → Foxy Lady Jam → Terrapin Station → Not Fade Away
encore: Touch of Grey
featuring: Bob Weir, Phil Lesh, John Kadlecik, Jeff Chimenti, Jay Lane and Joe Russo
The Honey Brothers
September 12, 2009, The Independent, San Francisco, CA (SAT)
Power to the Peaceful
September 12, 2009, Speedway Meadow, San Francisco, CA (SAT)
featuring: Michael Franti & Spearhead, Alanis Morissette (acoustic trio), Sly & Robbie
Burning Man 2003Burning Man
September 4 — 7, 2009, Black Rock City, NV
Outside Lands
August 30, 2009, Polo Field, San Francisco, CA (SUN)
Modest Mouse: Gravity Rides Everything, The View, Fire It Up, Dashboard, Dramamine, Satin In A Coffin, Blame It on the Tetons, Guilty Cocker Spaniels, Education, Parting of the Sensory, The Whale Song, Wild Packs Of Family Dogs, Paper Thin Walls
featuring: Modest Mouse, Ween, M.I.A., Band of Horses
Outside Lands
August 29, 2009, Polo Field, San Francisco, CA (SAT)
featuring: Raphael Saadiq, Dengue Fever, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, Yard Dog Roadshow, Black Eyed Peas, Conor Oberst & The Mystic Valley Band, The Mars Volta, Dave Matthews Band
Toumani Diabate & Bela Fleck
August 12, 2009, Rio Theatre, Santa Cruz, CA (WED)
notes: Incredible show!
FC Barcelona vs Chivas
August 8, 2009, Candlestick Park, San Francisco, CA (SAT)
Underworld
August 7, 2009, Fox Theater, Oakland, CA (FRI)
set: Dark Train / Nu Train, Cowgirl, Rez, Two Months Off, Push Upstairs, Cups, Beautiful Burnout, Small Conker and a Twix, You Do Scribble, Between Stars, King of Snake, Nuxx, Pearl’s Girl, Jumbo
encore: Spikee, Moaner
King Sunny Ade & His African Beats
June 19, 2009, The Independent, San Francisco, CA (FRI)
School Of Seven Bells
Black Moth Super Rainbow

May 28, 2009, Bottom Of The Hill, San Francisco, CA (THU)
opener: DJ Odd Nosdam
web: http://www.stubmatic.com/bottomofthehill/event/298
Ozric Tentacles
May 27, 2009, The Independent, San Francisco, CA (WED)
Jane’s Addiction / NIN
May 22, 2009, Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountain View, CA (FRI)
jane’s setlist: Three Days, Whores, Ain’t No Right, Pigs In Zen, Then She Did..., Mountain Song, Had A Dad, Been Caught Stealing, Ted, Just Admit It..., Ocean Size
encore: Summertime Rolls, Stop!, Ripple → Jane Says
nine inch nails setlist: Home, 1,000,000, Terrible Lie, Discipline, March Of The Pigs, Piggy, Metal (Gary Numan cover), The Becoming, Burn, Gave Up, The Fragile, The Way Out Is Through, Wish, Echoplex, Survivalism, The Day The World Went Away, The Hand That Feeds, Head Like A Hole
encore: Hurt
The Dead
May 14, 2009, Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountain View, CA (THU)
set 1: Jack Straw, U.S. Blues, Mason’s Children, Ship of Fools, Friend of the Devil, Standing on the Moon → Terrapin Station → Standing on the Moon
set 2: Estimated Prophet → New Potato Caboose → Born Cross-Eyed, Dear Mr. Fantasy → drums → space → Morning Dew → China Cat Sunflower → I Know You Rider
encore: Scarlet Begonias → Fire on the Mountain, Deal
The Allman Brothers Band
May 13, 2009, Fox Theater, Oakland, CA (WED)
set 1: Done Somebody Wrong, You Don’t Love Me, Midnight Rider, New Instrumental, The Sky Is Crying, Come and Go Blues, Good Morning Little School Girl, Whipping Post
set 2: Revival, The Same Thing, The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down, Leave My Blues at Home, Dreams, In Memory of Elizabeth Reed
encore: Southbound
The Dead
May 10, 2009, Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountain View, CA (SUN)
set 1: Help on the Way → Slipknot → Franklin’s Tower, Good Lovin’, Cassidy, Birdsong → Uncle John’s Band
set 2: Unbroken Chain, The Other One → drums → space → Sugaree, Gimme Shelter → Sugar Magnolia
encore: Saint Stephen → The Eleven → Touch of Grey
lineup: Bob Weir - guitar and vocals, Phil Lesh - bass and vocals, Bill Kreutzmann -drums, Mickey Hart - percussion, Warren Haynes - guitar and vocals, Jeff Chimenti - keyboards
notes: The band started late because not enough people made it into the venue because of security. As a result, and in the words of Mickey Hart, “We’re going to blow the curfew.”
Alpha Blondy
April 27, 2009, The Independent, San Francisco, CA (MON)
setlist: Jerusalem, Cocody Rock
opener: Reggae Angels
Don Carlos & Dub Vision
April 26, 2009, The Independent, San Francisco, CA (SUN)
Dark Star Orchestra
April 15, 2009, Great America Music Hall, San Francisco, CA (WED)
set 1: Iko Iko, Silver Threads & Golden Needles, Easy Wind, Sugaree, BIODTL, Deep Elem Blues, Pride of Cucamonga, Lazy Lightningm→ Supplication, Deal
set 2: Dancin’ in the Streets Two Souls → Foolish Heart → Other One → Drums → Space → New Potato Caboose → The Eleven → The Other One → Dark Star (2nd verse) → Dancin’ (reprise) → Touch of Grey
encore Alligator → Brokedown Palace
notes: Original setlist
Dark Star Orchestra
April 13, 2009, Great America Music Hall, San Francisco, CA (WED)
set 1: Here Comes Sunshine, Feel Like a Stranger, Jack A Roe, Same Thing, Lazy River Road, El Paso@, New Speedway Boogie → Promised Land
set 2: Scarlet Begonians → Fire on the Mountain, Playin in the Band → Dark Star → Drums → Space → I Need a Miracle → Stella Blue → Sugar Magnolia
encore: Liberty
filler: Lost Sailor> Saint of Circumstance> Ripple
notes: 3/30/94 – The Omni, Atlanta, GA
Green Day
April 7 (& a bit of 8), 2009, The Independent, San Francisco, CA (TUE)
setlist: Welcome To Paradise, 21st Century Breakdown, Know Your Enemy, Viva la Gloria, Before the Lobotomy, Christian’s Inferno, Last Night on Earth, East Jesus Nowhere, Peacemaker, Last of the American Girls, Murder City, Restless Heart Syndrome, Horseshoes and Handgrenades, Drama Queen, Static Age, 21 Guns, American Eulogy, See the Light
encore: American Idiot, Jesus Of Suburbia, She, Christie Road, J.A.R., F.O.D., Longview, Who Wrote Holden Caulfield?, Brainstew [started it, but Billie Joe said forget it], Going To Pasalacqua, Macy’s Day Parade, King For A Day, Minority
Steve Kimock Crazy Engine
March 28, 2009, Great America Music Hall, San Francisco, CA (SAT)
set 1: Baby Baby, Get Out Of My Life Woman, Cole’s Law → Tangled Hangers, Me And The Devil, Slow Down
set 2: Five B4 Funk, It’s Your Thing, Footprints, That’s What Love Will Make You Do, Don’t Let Go, Hillbillies
lineup: Steve Kimock-guitars; Melvin Seals-keyboards; Janis Wallin - bass; John Morgan Kimock - drums; Cheryl Rucker - background vocals; Shirley Starks - background vocals.
Steve Kimock Crazy Engine
March 27, 2009, Great America Music Hall, San Francisco, CA (FRI)
set 1: Thing One, Something’s Goin’ Down, High And Lonesome, Outa Space, It’s Your Thing
set 2: You’re The One, Stop That Train, Ice Cream Factory, That’s What Love Will Make You Do, Jesus On The Mainline → Down By The Riverside, Tongue ‘n’ Groove
lineup: Steve Kimock-guitars; Melvin Seals-keyboards; Janis Wallin - bass; John Morgan Kimock - drums; Cheryl Rucker - background vocals; Shirley Starks - background vocals.
Bob Weir, Rob Wasserman & Jay Lane are Scaring the Children
March 26, 2009, The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA (THU)
setlist: Easy to Slip, Fever, FOTD, Victim, Masterpiece, Josephine → Other One → Josephine, Two Djinn → Bass, Prudence with Gabby → Throwin → NFA
encore: Eyes with KB and Andre Marshall → Band of Brotherz with Gabby and Rob
notes: feat. Band of Brotherz
STS9
February 27, 2009, The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA (FRI)
setlist: Heavy*, Abcees, Equinox, Grizzly* → This Us, Arigato, 118, Moon Socket, Luma Daylight, Tokyo → Djunya Tokyo Remix*, Inspire Strikes Back, Peaceblaster ’68 → Peaceblaster ’08
encore: The Rabble, The Unquestionable Supremacy of Nature
notes: * =’s First Time Played
Jackie Grene feat.
Bob Wier & Phil Lesh

February 19, 2009, Great America Music Hall, San Francisco, CA (THU)
set 1 - Jackie Greene Band: I’m So Gone, Rusty Nail, Cell Block #9*, Hollywood*, Don’t Let Me Down*, Shaken, Back To The Bottom
set 2 - Jackie Greene, Phil Lesh & Bob Weir acoustic set: Casey Jones (Jackie on vocals), Me & My Uncle (Bob on vocals), Ramble on Rose (Jackie verse, all on the chorus), Cassidy (Bob on vocals), Box Of Rain (Phil on vocals)
set 3 - electric: Don’t Let the Devil Take Your Mind, Closer to You (Jackie at the organ), (Enter Phil, Bob, Steve Molitz & Karan), Shakedown Street, Bertha, Scarlet Begonias, US Blues, New Speedway Boogie, Minglewood Blues, Sugaree
set 4 - Jackie Greene Band: Ball And Chain, Jackie Greene (solo):, Sweet Somewhere Bound
notes: * with Mark Karan
Bill Kreutzman
February 13, 2009, The Independent, San Francisco, CA (FRI)
setlist: Yellow Moon, Cruel World, Franklin’s Tower, Thunder, Little Sadie*, Mr Charlie*, Scarlet Begonias, Estimated Propher, Fly Away All, Chains Of Life, Let It Grow, Turn On Your Lovelight
notes: * with Papa Mali
opener: Bo Carper
Amon Tobin
January 30, 2009, The Independent, San Francisco, CA (FRI)
Barrington Levy
January 20, 2009, The Independent, San Francisco, CA (TUE)
notes: I asked the house manager for a comp ticket becuase “I can hear the bass in my living room.” He responded with a comp and an upstairs pass. Sweet.
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2008

Groundation
November 17, 2008, The Independent, San Francisco, CA (MON)
opening: DJ Jah Yzer
Galactic
November 14, 2008, The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA (FRI)
set 1: Moil, Spiderbite, Blackbird special, Chris cross, D-boy, Tuff love, Blue pepper, Technocheck collision, Let it go (crown city rockers), Lil old money maker, Black eyed pea → Trampled under foot, Funky bird, Crazyhorse, 2 clowns → Doo rag → 2 clowns, From the corner to the block (rashaan--ccr)
encore: Rockit (kat), Santa cruz
The Damned
October 28, 2008, Slim’s, San Francisco, CA (TUE)
set 1: Neat Neat Neat, Fan Club, I Fall, Born To Kill, Feel The Pain, New Rose, Fish, See Her Tonite, 1 of the 2, So Messed Up, I Feel Alright
set 2: Wait For The Blackout, Lively Arts, Silly Kids Games, Drinking About My Baby, Twisted Nerve, Hit or Miss, Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde, Sick of This and That, History of the World, 13th Floor Vendetta, Therapy, Curtain Call
encore: Jet Boy Jet Girl, Eloise, Smash It Up
notes: The Damned 35th Anniversary Tour featuring ‘Damned Damned Damned’ and ‘The Black Album’. Support from Manic Hispanic and Cute Lepers. Apparently an ‘on stage misunderstanding’ led to the intro to ‘Eloise’ being confused as it appears that two different songs were being played!
Dark Star Orchestra
October 4, 2008, The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA (SAT)
set 1: Help on the Way → Slipknot! → Feel Like a Stranger, Cold Rain & Snow, Cassidy, Next Time You See Me, Here Comes Sunshine, Lost Sailor → St of Circumstance, Box of Rain
set 2: Touch of Grey, Alligator → Dark Star → St Stephen> Weather Report Suite → Let It Grow → Drums → Space → Spanish Jam → Let It Grow → Days Between → Throwing Stones → NFA
encore: The Weight
Notes: Show: 1596 — Original show
Dark Star Orchestra
October 3, 2008, The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA (FRI)
set 1: Bucket, West L. A., BIODTL, Stagger Lee, Rooster, Dire Wolf, Far From Me, Jack Straw → Push, Saturday Night
set 2: China Cat → I Know You Rider, Playin → Terrapin → Drums → Space → Truckin’ → Morning Dew → Around → Lovelight
encore: Black Muddy River
Filler By and By
Notes: Show: 1595 — 5/2/87 - Frost Amphitheater, Palo Alto, CA
Sweetwater Seasons feat. Phil Lesh
September 25, 2008, Sweetwater Station, Larkspur, CA (THU)
set 1: Shakedown Street, Brown Eyed Women, China Cat Sunflower → I Know You Rider, Other One → Truckin’
set 2: Gone Wanderin’*, Unbroken Chain → The Eleven, Down In The Valley Woe, Born Cross Eyed, Spots Of Time
encore: Fire On The Mountain*
lineup: Phil Lesh - bass; Larry Campbell - fiddle, guitars; Jackie Greene - guitars; Steve Molitz - keyboards; (Set 1) Jonathan Levine - drums; (set 2) John Molo - drums.
notes: *with Teresa Williams
Sweetwater Seasons feat. Phil Lesh
September 24, 2008, Sweetwater Station, Larkspur, CA (WED)
set 1: Sugar magnolia, Samson & Delilah, Next time you see me, Mr. Charlie, Uncle John’s Band, (Jackie Green song), Eyes of the World, Standing on the Moon, Throwing Stones, Not Fade Away
encore: Lovelight
lineup: Phil Lesh - bass; Larry Campbell - fiddle, guitars; Jackie Greene - guitars; Steve Molitz - keyboards; Jonathan Levine - drums; Barry Sless - Pedal Steel.
Sweetwater Seasons feat. Phil Lesh
September 22, 2008, Sweetwater Station, Larkspur, CA (MON)
set 1: Jam → Alabama Getaway, Mexican Girl, Let It Ride, West L.A. Fadeaway, Rock & Roll Blues, It Must Have Been The Roses, The Music Never Stopped, Built To Last, Althea → Cassidy, Cold Rain & Snow
encore: Brokedown Palace
lineup: Phil Lesh - bass; Larry Campbell - fiddle, guitars; Jackie Greene - guitars; Steve Molitz - keyboards; Jonathan Levine - drums; Barry Sless - Pedal Steel.
Outside Lands Festival
August 22, 2008, San Francisco Golden Gate Park, CA (FRI)
Radiohead: 15 Step, Reckoner, Airbag, There There, All I Need, Nude, Talk Show Host, The National Anthem, The Gloaming, Videotape, Weird Fishes/Arpeggi, Idioteque, Karma Police, Jigsaw Falling Into Place, Just, Exit Music (For A Film), Bodysnatchers, encore: Pyramid Song, You and Whose Army?, Paranoid Android, Fake Plastic Trees, Everything In Its Right Place
lineup: Radiohead, Manu Chou, Beck, et al.
Johnny Greenwood’s
“Popcorn Superhet Receiver”

August 21, 2008, Herbst Theatre, San Francisco, CA (THU)
Steve Kimock
August 17, 2008, Forestville Club, Forestville, CA (SUN)
Set 1: High & Lonesome, 54-46 (That’s My Number), It’s Up To You → Me and the Devil
Set 2: Cole’s Law → Tangled Hangers, Get Out of My Life Woman, 5 B4 Funk, Don’t Let Go
Notes: Steve Kimock - Guitar, John Molo - Drums, Bobby Vega - Bass, Melvin Seals - Keyboards, Vocals
ZERO
August 8, 2008, The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA (FRI)
set 1: Severe Tire Damage, Catalina, Horses, Tangled Hangars, Riding With Martin, Merl’s Boogie, Home On The Range
set 2: Gregg’s Eggs, Theme From Nancy Germany, Anorexia Is Not For Everyone, Chance In A Million, Like A Road > Golden Road → Franklin’s Tower
notes: Martin Fierro Tribute Show
UB40
August 5, 2008, The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA (TUE)
setlist: Red Red Wine
CSNY: DEJA VU
July 17, 2008, Sundance Kabuki, San Francisco, CA (THU)
Neil Young hosted the opening of his movie (and sat one row behind me.)
Thievery Corporation
June 20, 2008, Greek Theatre, Berkeley, CA (FRI)
Outernational Music Fest
Harmony Festival 30th Anniversary
June 6th, 2008, Sonoma Fairgrounds, Santa Rosa, CA (FRI)
featuring: Damien Marley, Mickey Hart, Paula Cole & More
Iron Maiden
May 28, 2008, Sleep Train Pavilion, Concord, CA (WED)
set: Aces High, 2 Minutes to Midnight, Revelations, The Trooper, Wasted Years, The Number of the Beast, Can I Play With Madness, Rime of the Ancient Mariner, Powerslave, Heaven Can Wait, Run to the Hills, Fear of the Dark, Iron Maiden
encore: Moonchild, The Clairvoyant, Hallowed Be Thy Name
Phil Lesh & Friends
May 16, 2008, The Warfield, San Francisco, CA (FRI)
set 1: Uncle John’s Band, High Time*, Dire Wolf*, New Speedway Boogie*, Cumberland Blues*, Black Peter*, Easy Wind*, Casey Jones
set 2: Box of Rain*, Friend Of The Devil*, Sugar Magnolia, Operator, Candyman, Ripple*, Brokedown Palace, Til the Morning Comes^
encore: Attics Of My Life^, Truckin’ *
lineup: Phil Lesh, Jackie Greene, Larry Campbell, John Molo and Steve Molitz
notes: *with David Nelson, ^with Teresa Williams
RUSH
May 4, 2008, Sleep Train Pavilion, Concord, CA (SUN)
set 1: Video Intro (features all 3 band members), Limelight, Digital Man, Ghost of a Chance, Mission, Freewill, The Main Monkey Business, The Larger Bowl (with McKenzie Brothers intro), Red Barchetta, The Trees, Between The Wheels, Dreamline
set 2: Video Intro (What’s That Smell? features all 3 members, Jerry Stiller), Far Cry, Workin’ Them Angels, Armor And Sword, Spindrift, The Way The Wind Blows, Subdivisions, Natural Science, Witch Hunt, Malignant Narcissism, Drum Solo, Hope, The Spirit of Radio, 2112: Overture / The Temples of Syrinx, Tom Sawyer (with South Park intro)
encore: One Little Victory, A Passage to Bangkok, YYZ, Video Outro (Alex, Neil, Jerry Stiller)
Black Cowboy
April 9, 2008, Temple Bar, Santa Monica, CA (WED)
Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band
April 5, 2008, HP Pavilion, San Jose, CA (SAT)
setlist: Out in the Street, Radio Nowhere, Lonesome Day, Gypsy Biker, Something in the Night, Magic, Trapped, Reason to Believe, Prove It All Night, She’s the One, Livin’ in the Future, The Promised Land, Fire, Incident on 57th Street, Devil’s Arcade, The Rising, Last to Die, Long Walk Home, Badlands
encore: Detroit Medley, Born to Run, Glory Days, Bobby Jean, American Land
Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band
March 31, 2008, General Motors Place, BC (MON)
setlist: Atlantic City, Radio Nowhere, No Surrender, Lonesome Day, Gypsy Biker, Magic, Trapped, Reason to Believe, Because the Night, She’s the One, Livin’ in the Future, The Promised Land, Waitin’ on a Sunny Day, None But the Brave, The River, Devil’s Arcade, The Rising, Last to Die, Long Walk Home, Badlands
encore: Tenth Avenue Freeze-out, Rosalita, Born to Run, Dancing in the Dark, American Land
U2 — 3D
February 23, 2008, AMC Century City, CA (SAT)
notes: Live U2 filmed in Argintina: EPIC
Iron Maiden
February 19, 2008, The Forum, Inglewood, CA (TUE)
set: Aces High, 2 Minutes to Midnight, Revelations, The Trooper, Wasted Years, The Number of the Beast, Can I Play With Madness, Rime of the Ancient Mariner, Powerslave, Heaven Can Wait, Run to the Hills, Fear of the Dark, Iron Maiden
encore: Moonchild, The Clairvoyant, Hallowed Be Thy Name
Ragga Muffins Festival
February 17, 2008, Long Beach Arena, CA (SUN)
Los Angeles Open
featuring: Gregory Issacs, Tarrus Riley, Midnight, Queen Ifrica
Dead Man’s Party
February 16, 2008, Galaxy Theater, Santa Ana, CA (SAT)
featuring: Atomic Jones, Christopher Anton
Biirdie
Roxy Theater, West Hollywood, CA (WED)
featuring: DMC, DJ Wordy, VI HaoBuHao
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2007

Angel Lebron Y Su Sabor Latino
December 29, 2007, Temple Bar, Santa Monica, CA (SAT)
notes: Bonnie on trombone in this great salsa band
Ozomatli
December 21, 2007, House of Blues, Los Angelese, CA (FRI)
Van Halen
December 18, 2007, Honda Center, Anaheim, CA (TUE)
set: The Seventh Seal, Runaround, Top Of The World, Amsterdam, When It’s Love, You Really Got Me (The Kinks cover), Bass Solo, Aftershock, Drum Solo, Can’t Stop Lovin’ You, Ain’t Talkin’ ’Bout Love, Feelin’, Eagles Fly (Sammy Hagar cover), Take Me Back (Deja Vu), Guitar Solo, Why Can’t This Be Love, Finish What Ya Started, Right Now
encore: Don’t Tell Me (What Love Can Do), Panama, Dreams
featuring: Ky-Mani Marley
DJ QBert
December 6, 2007, ChinaDoll, Beijing, China (THR)
featuring: DMC, DJ Wordy, VI HaoBuHao
Hershey Park
June 6, 2007, Hershey Pennsylvania (SAT)
INFO
Went with my MBA crew: Melissa, Ed, Tamara, Sally, Dany, Phil, Samira
Phillies vs New York Mets
April 17, 2007, Citizens Bank Park, Philadelphia, PA (TUE)
notes: Went with my MBA crew and we had a BBQ outside before the cold game
2007 Chinese New Year
January 24, 2007, Merriam Theater, Philadelphia, PA (WED)
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2006

Techno Parade
September 16, 2006, Rue de Rivoli, Paris, France (SAT)
notes: Was trying to study for MBA finance exam, but this parade went by my block. I left my room and partied for a bit. Dope!k
SF Jazz Collective
April 14, 2006, Herbst Theatre, San Francisco, CA (FRI)
notes: Went with Alan Raznick
Ma Ying-Jeou
March 27, 2006, Crystal Ballroom, The Beverly Hills Hotel, CA (MON)
notes: The Los Angeles World Affairs Council; went with Jenny
The Rolling Stones
March 6, 2006, The Forum, Inglewood, CA (MON)
set: Jumpin’ Jack Flash, It’s Only Rock ’n’ Roll (But I Like It), Oh No, Not You Again, Sway, Far Away Eyes, Worried About You, Tumbling Dice, Midnight Rambler, Gimme Shelter, This Place Is Empty (Keith Richards on vocals), Happy (Keith Richards on vocals)
b-stage: Miss You, Rough Justice, Respectable, Honky Tonk Women, Sympathy for the Devil, Start Me Up, Brown Sugar
encore: You Can’t Always Get What You Want, (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction
notes: Ticket was $160.00 + $19.95 service, but we paind $50
Ashes & Snow by Gregory Colbert
Feb 26, 2006, Nomadic Museum, Santa Monica Pier, CA (SUN)
Dead Man’s Party
January 14, 2006, Roxy Theatre, West Hollywood, CA (SAT)
featuring: Depeche Mode and Cure cover bands
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2005

Dark Star Orchestra
October 27, 2005, El Rey Theatre, Los Angeles, CA (THR)
set 1: Hey Pocky Way, Minglewood, Half Step, Me & My Uncle → Mexicali,To Lay Me Down, Masterpiece, Bird Song
set 2: China Cat → I Know You Rider, Ship Of Fools, Estimated → Terrapin → Drumz → Miracle → Mr. Fantasy → Hey Jude Finale → Sugar Magnolia
encore: Baby Blue
filler: Music
notes: Show: 1144 — 09-16-1988 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY
Special guest keyboardist Tom Ryan (Cubensis) — "Beer Barrel Polka" tuning before "Half Step"???
opening: The Yoshida Brothers
Cedars-Sinai Charity Event
September 25, 2005, Playboy Mansion, Homby Hills, CA (SUN)
Reggae Night IV
August 28, 2005, Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles, CA (SUN)
featuring: Culture, MaxiPriest
Niyaz
August 25, 2005, Knitting Factory, Hollywood, CA (THU)
Los Angeles Open
July 28 & 29, Straus Stadium, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA (THR - FRI)
Andre Agasi vs Paradorn Srichaphan
Widespread Panic
July 15, 2005, Wiltern, Los Angeles, CA (FRI)
set 1: Pleas, Monstrosity, Travelin’ Light, One Arm Steve, Weight Of The World, Junior, Rock, This Part Of Town, Ain’t Life Grand
set 2: Run For Your Life, Thought Sausage, Gradle, Tall Boy, You Should Be Glad, Papa’s Home, Drums*, Arleen, Red Hot Mama, None of Us Are Free, Imitation Leather Shoes
encore: And It Stoned Me, Conrad
Oliver Mtukudzi
& the Black Spirits:
June 26, 2005, Temple Bar, Santa Monica, CA (SUN)
setlist: Ziwere, Help Me Lord, Ndakuvara
Hot Fab DJazz Club
June 17, 2005, Lunaria Los Angeles, CA (FRI)
The Pixies
June 3, 2005, Wiltern, Los Angeles, CA (FRI)
opening: The Bell Rays
Shakespear Theatre Free For All
May 29, 2005, Cater Barron Amphitheatre, Washington, DC (SUN)
notes: A Midsummer Night’s Dream with Greg and Kashio
MOMA
May 25, 2005, MOMA Museum, New York, NY (WED)
Thievery Corporation
May 8, 2005, Warfield, San Francisco, CA (SUN)
Sount Tribe Sector 9
April 14, 2005, House of Blues, Hollywood, CA (THR)
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2004

Paul Oakenfold
April 21, 2004, Narcissus Club, Bangkok, Thailand (WED)
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2003

Césaria Évora
November, 2003, Hall, Berkeley, CA
Simon & Garfunkel
November 6, 2003, Oakland Arena, Oakland, CA (THU)
set 1: Old Friends (acoustic), Hazy Shade of Winter, I Am A Rock, America, At the Zoo, Baby Driver, Kathy’s Song (acoustic), Hey Schoolgirl
everly brothers: Wake Up Little Susie, (All I Have To Do) Dream, Let It Be Me, Bye Bye Love (with Simon and Garfunkel)
set 2: Scarborough Fair, Homeward Bound, The Sound of Silence, Mrs. Robinson, Slip Sliding Away, El Condor Pasa (If I Could), Keep the Customer Satisfied, The Only Living Boy in New York, American Tune, My Little Town, Bridge Over Troubled Water
encore 1: Cecilia, The Boxer
encore 2: Leaves That Are Green (acoustic), The 59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin’ Groovy)
Modest Mouse
November 4, 2003, The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA (TUE)
opening: The Shins
lineup: Anjali took us here, and convinced the ticket seller, after moments of haggling, that we were indeed on the guest list.
A Bridge School Benefit XVII
October 26, 2003, Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountainview, CA (SUN)
Neil & Peggy Young & Native American dancers: Sugar Mountain, Mother Earth, Comes a Time
Dashboard Confessional: Screaming Infidelities, Again I Go Unnoticed, Hands Down
Counting Crows: Mr. Jones*, Rain King*, Friend of the Devil, Blues Run in the Game#
*extended version; #Jackson Frank obscurity
Wilco: New Madrid, California Stars, Bob Dylan’s Beard, I’m the Man Who Loves You, I am Trying To Break Your Heart, War on War
Incubus: Teardrop*, Drive, Warning, Wish You Were Here, Warning
*Massive Attack tune;
Indago Girls: Closer to Fine, Galileo*, Chickenman, Old McDonald Had a Farm
*featuring David Crosby on vocals
Pearl Jam: Masters of War*, 25 Minutes To Go+, I Believe in Miracles$, Man of the Hour, The Long Road#, Old Dick Cheney Had a Farm
*Bob Dylan tune; +Jonny Cash tune; $ Ramones tune; #featuring Neil Young on pump organ
Willie Nelson & Mickey Rafael (on harmonica): Funny How Time Slips Away, Nightlife, Angel Flying Too Close to the Ground, Crazy, Mamas, Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up To Be Cowboys, On the Road Again
*with Neil on vocals and guitar
Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young: For What It’s Worth, Human Highway, Harvest Moon
Finale
setlist: Teach Your Children
Bazaar Bazaar
October 17, 2003, Boom Boom Room, San Francisco, CA (FRI)
AL Division
Game 5
— A’s vs Red Sox
October 6, 2003, Network Associates Arena, Oakland, CA (MON)
score: 3-4 Red Sox
notes: Red Sox complete 0-2 comeback, advance to meet Yankees in ALCS
Reggae in the Park
October 4 — 5, 2003, Sharon Meadow, San Francico, CA (SAT/SUN)
saturday: Groundation, Prezident Brown, Barrington Levy, Steel Pulse
sunday: Pacific Vibrations, Eek-a-Mouse (band only), Lucky Dube, Sizzla
Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival 2003
October 5, 2003, Speedway Meadow, San Francico, CA (SUN)
featuring: Willie Nelson (On the Road Again; You Were Always on My Mind)
Mr. Vegas
October 4, 2003, Studio Z, San Francisco, CA (SAT)
Phil Lesh & Friends
September 26, 2003, Warfield, San Francisco, CA (SAT) (2)
set 1: Jam → Casey Jones → Jam → Welcome to the Underground → Jam → Shakedown Street → Jam → Stagger Lee (Phil), Beautifully Broken → Doin’ That Rag, Night of a 1000 Stars
set 2: Turn On Your Lovelight → Jam → Uncle John’s Band → Jam → St. Stephen → Again & Again → Millenium Jam → The Eleven → Spacy Jam → Low Spark Of High Heeled Boys (v1 & v3) → Viola Lee Blues, Golden Road ...Donor Rap/Intros…
encore: Celebration
lineup: Phil Lesh (bass), Warren Haynes (guitar), Jimmy Herring (guitar), John Molo (drums), Rob Barraco (keys)
opening: Lauren Shera
Radiohead
September 23, 2003, Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountainview, CA (TUE)
set 1: 2+2=5, Sit down. Stand up., Where I End and You Begin, Kid A, Backdrifts, Lurgee, Morning Bell, My Iron Lung, I Might Be Wrong, Sail To The Moon, Paranoid Android, Punch Up at a Wedding, Go To Sleep, The Gloaming, Idioteque, No Surprises, There There
encore 1: You and Whose Army, The National Anthem, Wolf At The Door, How To Disappear Completely
encore 2: Airbag, Eveything In Its Right Place
STS9
September 18, 2003, Regency Center, San Francisco, CA (THU)
set 1: Trinoc, From Now On, Crystal Instrument, Ramone & Emiglio, …And Some Are Angels, Havona Ascent, Mischief of a Sleepwalker, Satori, Grow
set 2: Once Told, Baraka, Glogli, We’ll Meet in our Dreams> Evasive Maneuvers, Luma Daylight, Tokyo, Rilly Wut?, Moonsockets, III: Jebez, STS9, Today, Hubble, Kamuy, Breathe In
encore: Life’s Sweet Breath
Burning Man 2003Burning Man
(THU)
notes: From Mali, guitarist from the world-famous Super Rail Band of Bamako
Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band
August 16, 2003, Pacific Bell Park, CA (SAT)
setlist: The Promised Land, The Rising, Lonesome Day, My Love Will Not Let You Down, Prove It All Night, Something in the Night, Empty Sky, You’re Missing, Waitin’ on a Sunny Day, Darlington County, Worlds Apart, Badlands, Out in the Street, Mary’s Place, Across the Border, Into the Fire, No Surrender
encore: Bobby Jean, Ramrod, Born to Run, Seven Nights to Rock
encore: My City of Ruins, Land of Hope and Dreams, Rosalita, Dancing in the Dark
comments: 3 hour show.
extended notes:
bruce’s comments:

(Before playing Land of Hope and Dreams): “People come to my shows with many different kinds of political beliefs; I like that, we welcome all. There have been a lot of questions raised recently about the forthrightness of our government. This playing with the truth has been a part of both the Republican and Democratic administrations in the past and it is always wrong, never more so than when real lives are at stake. The question of whether we were mislead into the war in Iraq isn’t a liberal or conservative or Republican or Democratic question, it’s an American one. Protecting the democracy that we ask our sons and daughters to die for is our responsibility and our trust. Demanding accountability from our leaders is our job as citizens. It’s the American way. So may the truth will out.”

backstreets.com comments: A beautiful night in San Francisco, CA. As Bruce says, usually he’d be “sweating his ass off” after the first five or six songs… but not so in the city of layered clothing. Rarities tonight included “Something in the Night” (very strong) and “Across the Border.” In the words of Bruce, the latter was “a little California music.” To the folks in the Western branch office of Backstreets, the first half of the show was the strongest the Bay Area (and the Northwest) has seen since perhaps the second night in Oakland in 1999. If not before. “Across the Border” was a beautiful full band arrangement, but it took until “Born to Run” for the crowd to get back in the groove.

MY comments: We arrive two hours early and score sections 6, row 19 & 20 from independent people for $40 ea. Lucky. We find seat in the front, right to the left of the GA pit. The band walks on stage and the crowd cheers. The band doesn’t hesitate for a second; the moment Bruce walks out he says “one, two, three, four…” and the band erupts instantly into the opener. Most bands would at least take a minute to tune, but not Bruce. We are eventually kicked-out of our prime seats, but find some other nice seats and enjoy the show. Afterwards, we meet other Boss fans and party for a while. Really a nice evening.
Oliver Mtukudzi & the Black Spirits
August 5, 2003, Mo’s Alley, Santa Cruz, CA (TUE)
setlist: Wake Up, Todi, Ziwere*, Help Me Lord, etc.
notes: *On request by a fan (me). A beautiful show in an intimate setting. Thank you Oliver, everything was perfect.
Reggae on the River
August 1 — 3, 2003, French’s Camp, Percy, CA
friday: Lost at Last, Ben Harper & the Innocent Criminals, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Culture, Oliver Mtukudzi & Black Spirits, Tre` Hardson, Potluck, John Trudell, opening Ceremony: Charlie Red Hawk Thom, All Nation Singers & Medicine Warrior Dancers, Fred Coyote Downey
saturday: Ghetto Youth Crew (Damian, Steven, & Julian Marley), Machel Montano and Xtatik 5.0, Wayne Wonder, Anthony B, Baby Cham, Vybz Kartel, Israel Vibration, Bemebeya Jazz, Slightly Stoopid, South County Dogs, Niyabhingi Blessing
sunday: Jimmy Cliff, Third World, Toots & The Maytals, David Lindley & El Rayo-X, Beres Hammond, Judy Mowatt & Marcia Griffiths, Pato Banton & The Revolutionary Band, Tribute to Rod Deal, The Pomo Nation Tribal Dancers
sound systems: Jah Love Universal Sound, Midnight Dread Sound System, Massive Sound International, Island Style Soundz
Culture
July 18, 2003, Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, CA (FRI)
Afro Celt Sound System
July 12, 2003, Stern Grove, San Francisco, CA (SUN)
Césaria Évora
June 28, 2003, Historic Mountain Winery, Saratoga, CA (SAT)
Robert Hunter
June 26, 2003, Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, CA (THU)
Giants vs LA
June 25, 2003, 7:15PM, PacBell Park, San Francisco, CA (WED)
score:  1-6 Dodgers
Merle Saunders & His Funky Friends
June 8, 2003, Haight Street Fair, San Francisco, CA (SUN)
Giants vs Mineapolis
June 5, 2003, 7:35PM, PacBell Park, San Francisco, CA (THU)
score:  4-3 Giants
notes: Giants were losing until the B8 when 2 runs tied it 3-3. Then, B9, bases loaded, they have to pitch to… yep, Barry Bonds. No, he didn’t grand slam it (which would have been magical) but a nice solid hit to right field sufficed and before a runner scored, the Twins were running to the locker rooms. Jonathan decide he is going to Thailand.
Christian Castro
May 24, 2003, Zocalo, Centro Histórico, DF, Mexico (SAT)
Some Rock Concert (old-school theatre)
May 15, 2003, Vedado, La Habana, CUBA (THU)
Septeo Nacional
May 13, 2003, Vedado, La Habana, CUBA (TUE)
Rumba Band
May 11, 2003, Centro Habana, CUBA (SUN)
West African Highlife Band
May 3, 2003, Ashkenaz, Berkeley, CA (SAT)
The Avalon Allstars
April 20, 2003, Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, CA (SUN)
lineup: Melvin Seals (JGB); John Kadlecik (lead guitarist - DSO); Kevin Rosen (bassist - DSO); Gloria Jones & Jackie LaBranch (JGB)
Giants vs Los Angeles
April 13, 2003, 5:05PM, PacBell Park, San Francisco, CA (SUN)
score:  5-4 Giants
notes: Game ends bottom of 12th when Marvin Benard gets the big hit to score Marquis Grissom.
Steve Kimock Band / Soulive
April 12, 2003, The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA (SAT)
setlist: It’s Up to You, A New Africa, Arf She Cried, Moon People, Five B4 Funk, Why Can’t We All Just Samba+, Cole’s Law+, You’re the One+*, Stella Blue+*
lineup: Steve Kimock: guitars, Mitch Stein: guitar, Rodney Holmes: drums, Arne Livingston: bass, +Pete Sears: keyboards, *Martin Fierro: tenor saxaphone.
Buju Banton
April 11, 2003, Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, CA (FRI)
My B-day
April 8, 2003, RoHan Lounge, San Francisco, CA (TUE)
Linkin Park
March 23, 2003, Warfield, San Francisco, CA (SUN)
Keller Williams
March 21, 2003, Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, CA (FRI)
SF Funk All Stars
March 15, 2003, Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, CA (SAT)
opening: Zigaboo, Modeliste, Bernie Worrell
featuring:
Brian Jordan, Bobby Vega, plus Boomshanka DJ Motion Potion
STS9
March 14, 2003, Warfield, San Francisco, CA (FRI)
set 1: Breathe In, Rilly Wut?, And Some Are Angels*, Once Told, Mischief Of A Sleepwalker, Moon Socket, Luma Daylight, Satori*
set 2: Evasive Maneuvers → Kamuy, For My Peeps*, Circus, Today, Jebez, Orbital*, Grow
encore: It’s The End Of The World As We Know It*, T.W.E.L.V.E.
notes: *=’s With Audio Angel
Knife in the Water
February 19, 2003, Hemlock Tavern, San Francisco, CA (WED)
opening: Nick Flanagan; Jolie Holland
The Dead
February 14, 2003, Warfield Theatre, San Francisco, CA (FRI)
Featuring: Weir, Lesh, Hart, Kreutzmann, Jimmy Herring, Jeff Chimenti, Rob Barraco, and Joan Osborne
9th Annual McCoy Tyner Two-Week Residency
January 21, 2003, Yoshi’s, Oakland, CA (TUE)
lineup: McCoy Tyner—piano; Bobby Hutcherson—vibraphone; Cecil McBee—bass; Jack DeJohnette—drums
notes: Won two tickets courtesy of KUSF.
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2002

Galactic
December 28, 2002, El Rey Theatre, Los Angeles, CA (SAT)
set 1: B.E.P, Sweetback, Blackbird Special, Truth Is Out, All Behind You Now, Start From Scratch, C Minor Jam, Hamps Hump, Give Mom A Rose, Spicoli’s Toe
set 2: Little Miss Lover, Action, Doublewide, Tiger Roll, Root Down, Sprung Monkey, Moil, Moog Marmalade, Blue Pepper, Ice Cold Daydream, Sweetleaf
encore: Why Can’t We Live Together?
Peter Gabriel — Growing Up Live Tour
December 15, 2002, HP Pavilion, San Jose, CA (SUN)
setlist: Here comes the flood, Darkness, Red Rain, Secret World, Sky Blue, Downside up, The Barry Williams Show, More Than This, Mercy Street, Digging in the dirt, Growing Up, Animal Nation, Solsburry Hill, Sledgehammer, Signal to noise
encores: In your Eyes, Shock the Monkey, Father Son
LUNA
December 13, 2002, The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA (FRI)
The Other Ones
December 5, 2002, Henry J. Kaiser Convention Center, Oakland, CA (THU)
set 1: Jam → Iko Iko → Music Never Stopped → The Eleven → Jam → Eyes Of The World → Music Never Stopped (Reprise), Scarlet Begonias → Fire On The Mountain, Midnight Hour
robert hunter: Mission In The Rain → Lazy River Road → Wind Blows High → Easy Wind → Mister Charlie → Standing On The Moon → Ripple
set 2: Strawberry Fields Forever → Cryptical Envelopement → All Along The Watchtower → Drums → Space → Help On The Way → Slipknot → The Other One → Slipknot → Franklin’s Tower
encore: Box of Rain
lineup: Phil Lesh - bass and vocals, Bob Weir - guitar and vocals, Bill Kreutzman - drums, Mickey Hart - percussion, Jimmy Herring - guitar. Jeff Chimenti - keyboards. Rob Barraco - keyboards and vocals.
The Wedding of Amy Lerner and Charlie Hill
November 9, 2002, Jonathan Club, Los Angeles, CA (SAT)
A Bridge School Benefit XVI
October 27, 2002, Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountainview, CA (SUN)
LeeAnn Rimes: Life Goes On, Damn, Suddenly, Love Is An Army, Can’t Fight The Moonlight, How Do I Live
Thom Yorke: Street Spirit, Morning Bell, Nice Dream, I Might Be Wrong, Sail To The Moon (New song), Like Spinning Plates, True Love Waits, Paranoid Android
The Other Ones: Truckin’ → Friend Of The Devil, Cumberland Blues, Box Of Rain, Uncle John’s Band → The Wheel → Uncle John’s Band → Goin’ Down The Road Feelin’ Bad → And We Bid You Goodnight
James Taylor: Something In The Way She Moves, Secret O’Life, Country Road, Carolina In My Mind, You’ve Got A Friend, Fire And Rain, Sweet Baby James
Neil Young: Heart of Gold (with James Taylor), Old Man, Don’t Let It Bring You Down, Mother Earth (On pump organ), After The Gold Rush (on piano), The Needle And The Damage Done, Love And Affection (new song, possible title)
Finale
setlist: Comes a Time (wonderful) (Neil with Pegi, Vanessa Carlton, Jack Black, Kyle Gass, Ryan Adams, Jack Johnson, Thom Yorke, Mickey Hart, Bob Weir, Rob Barraco, Jeff Chimenti, Jimmy Herring and James Taylor)
World Series Game 4 — Giants vs Angeles
October 23, 2002, 5:00PM, PacBell Park, San Francisco, CA (WED)
score:  4-3 Giants!
notes: First Giants home game World Series win since 1962!
Strictly Bluegrass
October 6, 2002, Speedway Meadow, San Francisco, CA (SUN)
featuring:  Emmylou Harris
Fairfax World Music Festival (FWMF)
September 21 -22, 2002, Fairfax, CA
sunday: Sister Carol, Don Carlos, Abyssinians, Ricardo Lemvo & Makina Loca, Hamsa Lila, WETR-Loufa Dance Co. (New Caledonia)
Burning Man 2002Burning Man
August 29 — September 2, 2002
Black Rock City, NV
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Reggae on the River
August 2-4, 2002, French’s Camp, Percy, CA (FRI — SUN)
friday: Michael Franti & Spearhead, Jillian Speer, Steel Pulse (canceled), King Chango, Kanda Bongo Man, North Coast Underground, Dragon Tribe
saturday: Taxi Triple Connection (featuring: Sly Dunbar & Robbie Shakespeare, Ini Kamoze, Michael Rose), Ghetto Youth Showcase (featuring: Steven Marley, Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley, Julian Marley, Jah Stream), Tanto Metro & Devonte, Sean Paul, TOK, 3 Canal, Mystic, Prezident Brown, Katt & The Revolutionary Dream Band, Luna Angel
sunday: Burning Spear, Lucky Dube, Morgan Heritage, LMS, Amadou Et Mariam, Sudden Rush, Dub FX, Youth Exodus, Rod Deal Medley, Non-Prophets
SOUND SYSTEMS: Jah Love Universal Sound System, Midnight Dread Sound System, Massive Sound International
Lucky Dube Back To My Roots; Slave; I’ve Got You Babe; Prisoner; Rasta Kwasa; Money; among others
Kanda Bongo Man and Soukous Night 2002:
August 1, 2002, Ashkenaz, Berkeley, CA (THU)
set 1: Yesu Christu, Sana, Monie; among others
set 2:
lineup: Kanda Bongo Man (Phillip): vocals; Nene Tchacou: guitar; 2 backup singers (one with green hair); various dancers the best of which were three sister from Pedemont; bassist; drummer; rhythm guitar.
notes: Evening ended with a GD dance celebrating Jerry’s 60th birthday. Band members were mingling with D-heads and everyone dance ’till at least 2 AM+.
Widespread Panic
July 28, 2002, Greek Theatre, Berkeley, CA (SUN)
set 1: Goin’ Out West, Surprise Valley, She Caught The Katy, Give, Imitation Leather Shoes, Pusherman, Bear’s Gone Fishin’, Climb To Safety
set 2: Thought Sausage, Bayou Lena, Papa’s Home → Get In Get Out, Rebirtha → Drums → Jam → I Walk On Guilded Splinters, Rock, City of Dreams
encore: One Arm Steve, Down, Travelin’ Light
notes: Entire show with George McConnell on guitar, Randall Bramblett on saxophone/flute/keyboards/vocals; Without Mike.
Femi Kuti
July 27, 2002, The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA (SAT)
opening: Hamza Lila
setlist: Beng Beng Beng; Fight AIDS,
encore: Fela Song
notes: Won two tickets courtesy of KUSF.
Disco Buscuits
July 27, 2002, The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA (SAT)
set 1: Hope → And The Ladies Were The Rest Of The Night1: , Haleakala Crater → Munchkin Invasion, The Tunnel, Shelby Rose → Story Of The World
set 2: Digital Buddha2
→ Rock Candy3
→ Digital Buddha, Bazaar Escape, M.E.M.P.H.I.S. → Spectacle, Jigsaw Earth → Sound1
→ Jigsaw Earth
encore: Little Betty Boop
notes: 1: With ’Basis For A Day’ tease. 2: First time played. 3: Inverted version.
Jane’s Addiction
July 20, 2002, Warfield, San Francisco, CA (SAT)
opening: DJ Alex Graham, Pussycat Dolls
setlist: Up The Beach, Whores, Stop!, Ain’t No Right, Three Days, Pigs In Zen, Sparks (Instrumental The Who cover), Ocean Size, Bring The Mood (live debut), Been Caught Stealing, Summertime Rolls
encore 1: In The Flesh (Instrumental Pink Floyd cover), Mountain Song, Suffer Some, Hypersonic
encore 2: Jane Says, Chip Away
notes: Before Been Caught Stealing Perry says "I guess this next song should be dedicated to Winona Ryder" — referencing her recent arrest for shoplifting. Before Pigs In Zen, Perry began calling everyone filthy and dirty pigs in a very coy-like voice.
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YES — 2002 Tour
July 19, 2002, Konocti Field Amphitheater, Kelseyville, CA (FRI)
setlist: Young Persons Guide To The Orchestra, Siberian Khatru, America, In The Presence Of, South Side Of The Sky, The Revealing Science Of God, Leaves Of Green → The Little Galliard, Show Me, Wakeman Solo → Wonderous Stories → And You And I, Heart Of The Sunrise, Magnification, Don’t Kill The Whale, Whitefish → On The Silent Wings Of Freedom, Awaken
encore: Yours Is No Disgrace, Roundabout
lineup: Jon Anderson, Steve Howe, Chris Squire, Rick Wakeman, Alan White
Smokin’ Grooves
July 18, 2002, Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountainview, CA (THU)
featuring: Outkast, The Roots, Lauryn Hill, Jurassic 5, Truth Hurts, Cee-Lo
Issa Bagayogo
July 15, 2002, Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, CA (MON)
setlist: Baro, Sisi
Orchestra Baobab
July 10, 2002, The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA (WED)
opening: Jai Uttal and the Pegan Love Orchestra
The Bomb-itty of Errors
July 7, 2002, Shakespeare Theater on Navy Pier, Chicago, IL (SUN)
Femi Kuti
July 6 (evening), 2002, the Metro, Chicago, IL (SAT)
Ralph’s World
July 6 (day), 2002, Ravinia Festival, Highland Park, IL (SAT)
Mahotella Queens
June 26, 2002, 19 Broadway, Fairfax, CA (WED)
setlist: Oh Jesus, Nyamphemphe
notes: Band played two sets and incorporated several different costumes throughout the evening.
Sierra Nevada World Music Festival
June 21 — 23, 2002, Angles Camp, CA
friday: Coco Tea, Barrington Levy, Mahotella Queens, Jah Shaka, Nor-Tec Collective, Earl Zero, West African Highlife Band
saturday: Toots & the Maytals, Marcia Griffiths, with Dean Fraser, Culture, Leroy Sibbles, Mutabaruka, Sugar Minott, Abijah, John Brown’s Body, Hassan Hakmoun, Quetzal, Les Yeux Noirs, Stone Love, Fidel Nadal
DJ Cheb i Sabbah, MIDIVal PunditZ, Karsh Kale, Sultan32, Quinto Sol
sunday: Tabla Beat Science featuring Zakir Hussain, Bill Laswell, Usted Sultan Khan and Karsh Kale with very special guests GIGI, Sultan32, MIDIval Pundits, and DJ Disc, Steel Pulse, Bamboleo, King Chango, Gjallarhorn, Niney the Observer, The Melodians, Midnite, Prezident Brown, Martin Campbell, Johnny Osbourne, Fab Five, Groundation
Culture: Adis Ababa, Peace Love & Harmony, International Herb, One Stone, See Dem A Come
Mahotella Queens: Oh Jesus, Nyamphemphe
Lost at Last
June 8, 2002, Health and Harmony, Santa Rosa, CA (SAT)
Jerry Seinfeld
June 7, 2002, Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco, CA (FRI)
Jethro Tull
June 6, 2002, Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco, CA (THU)
opening: The Young Dubliners
setlist: Aqua-intro, Living In The Past, X-Eyed Mary, Roots To Branches, Thick As A Brick, Hunt By Numbers, Elegy, A Song For Jeffrey*, The Water Carrier, Boris Dancing, Wond’ring Aloud, Barre Instrumental, A New Day Yesterday, Bourée, Budapest, Mayhem Jig, Aqualung,
encore: Locomotive Breath, Protect And Survive, Cheerio (with balloons)
comments: ‘A Song For Jeffrey’ unconfirmed.
extended notes:
Jonathan and I arrive yet once again ticketless. We encounter various hawks attempting to buy all the extras and scalping them at exorbitant prices. I suddenly get the feeling that luck will be on our side when Jeremy drives up on the street in his Ford Focus. He is lagging majorly.

I decide that we are going to have to sneak in. We try the right side of the venue with no luck. However the left side of the venue has its door wide open with partiers outside drinking, smoking, and doing whatever else people do. Jonathan and I simply walk in and look down at the street below to a desperate Jeremy trying to still buy a ticket. We attract his attention, wave at him, call him, and subsequently direct him into the venue.

We get cocktails and opt to find seats in the higher up section. We find seats in the last row, center, but gradually get closer seats as the show progresses. Eventually, for the encore, we are about 20 feet away from the stage.

We decide we must sneak in the next night for Jerry Seinfeld.
Steve Kimock Band
May 30, 2002, The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA (THU)
set 1: Talking → ? (jam w/o Alphonso) * → You’re The One *, Five B4 Funk *, Song Two, Why Can’t We All Just Samba, Elmer’s Revenge
set 2: Cole’s Law → Tangled Hangers *, Sabertooth * +, Thing One, Avalon
comments: * with Martin Fierro. + with DJ Tobi-Wan (sp?)
extended notes:
A nice evening at the Fillmore. Highlights for me included Cole’s Law → Tangled Hangers.
Oliver Mtukudzi & the Black Spirits
May 15, 2002, Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, CA (WED)
comments: A nice concert, but someone had the bright idea of putting tables all over the dance floors.
extended notes:
2002 Tour Dates
  • April 22, New York, NY: Late Show with David Letterman
  • April 22, New York, NY: Joe’s Pub (Acoustic Show)
  • April 23, New York, NY: Joe’s Pub (Full Band)
  • April 24, Vienna, VA: Barns of the Wolf Trap
  • April 26, Lafayette, LA: Festival International
  • April 27, Houston, TX: Houston International Festival
  • April 28, Dallas, TX: TBA
  • April 29, TBA
  • April 30, Austin, TX: Flamingo Cantina
  • May 2, TBA
  • May 3, New Orleans, LA: Jazz & Heritage Festival
  • May 5, Atlanta, GA: Music Midtown Festival
  • May 9, Edmonton, AB Canada: Winspear Center
  • May 10, Vancouver, BC Canada: Vogue Theatre
  • May 11, Bellingham, WA: Western Washington University
  • May 12, Seattle, WA: Ballard Firehouse
  • May 13, TBA
  • May 14, San Rafael CA: Rafael Film Center
  • May 15, San Francisco, CA: Great American Music Hall
  • May 16, Austin, TX: Austin City Limits
  • May 17, Salt Lake City, UT: Living Traditions Festival
  • May 18, Los Angeles, CA TBA
  • May 19, Birmingham, AL: City Stages
  • May 22, TBA
  • May 23, Chicago, IL: Columbia College (AM)
  • May 23, Chicago, IL: Hothouse (PM)
  • May 24, TBA
  • May 25, St Louis, MO: African Festival of the Arts
  • May 26 TBA
  • May 27 Departs USA
Oliver Mtukudzi/Shanda
May 14, 2002, Rafael Film Center, San Rafael, CA (TUE)
setlist: Mbabvu Yanga*, Wake Up, Help Me Lord
notes: *Dedicated to Oliver’s wife. Featuring the world premire of Shanda, Oliver’s new documentary, and an acoustic jam by several band memebers. In the audience are Bonnie Raite, Heuy Lewis, and Mickey Hart.
Steven Wright
May 10, 2002, The Warfield, San Francisco, CA (FRI)
notes: Jonathan took me here for my 30th birthday. A fun evening, indead.
Wilie Nelson
February 22, 2002, The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA (FRI)
setlist: On the Road Again, Crazy, Blue Skies, Whiskey River Road (x3), etc.
Baaba Mall
February 5, 2002, The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA (TUE)
extended notes:
We (Lisa, Jonathan, Kim & Mike) spent the evening in the 3rd row (standing) enjoying the raw Senegalese sounds of Baaba Maal, Mansour Seck, et al. We didn’t leave our spot the entire night, no drinks, no WC, no resting. Simply watching mesmerized and in awe.

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Jon Matsumoto
Special to the Mercury News
Published: Wednesday, January 30, 2002


There’s usually a party going on when world-music star Baaba Maal of Senegal performs.

Maal often has about 20 musicians and dancers accompanying him on stage in Africa. When he tours the West, his band is often almost as large, usually at least 14 performers.

But Maal’s concert Tuesday at the Fillmore in San Francisco, with opening act Gigi Shibabaw, will be a more subdued and intimate affair because he’s doing mostly acoustic music to reflect the style of the singer-guitarist’s latest album, “Missing You (Mi Yeewnii).”

In these shows, his large funk band is being replaced by a small string ensemble: three acoustic guitars, an electric bass and two West African string instruments, a kora (harp) and a hoddu (a small, skin-faced lute).

“This show is like how we play in the tiny villages in the deserts in Africa and has a very traditional feel to it,” Maal says via e-mail from the road. “It feels like we are singing around a campfire late at night in Africa. While I do not have the dancers or percussionists on this tour, it is still very exciting, and people in the audience can still dance if they want to.”

Even if Maal’s current performances aren’t the high-energy affairs some fans have come to expect, the gifted performer has been getting positive reviews. One reviewer called a recent performance “magnificent: hypnotic and galvanizing, uplifting and visceral.”

Much of Missing You was recorded after dark in the village of Nbunk, Senegal. Crickets chirping and other sounds of nature are occasionally audible in the work, which represents the singer-guitarist’s most overt return to the traditional music of West Africa since he began recording in the mid-1980s.

Live from Nbunk

“We set up a mobile studio outside of my house in Nbunk, close to Dakar, and recorded live,” says Maal. “Just sitting around playing outside at night seemed like the best way to capture this traditional feel I was looking for with this album. The only problem was the lights we used attracted insects, one of which, a beetle, had a vicious bite! Many of the musicians and technicians were bitten.”

Though those on-site recordings set the tone, some tracks were recorded at a studio in England. The project also received a sonic polish from producer John Leckie (Radiohead).

For this disc, Maal also recruited notable musicians from throughout West Africa, and each brought a cultural and personal style to the 11-track disc. The songs possess a melodic sweetness, rather than the propulsive rhythmic drive often associated with African music. Reggae and Latin flavors creep into many tracks, while the acoustic guitar lends what some listeners will consider a European flavor. Maal, however, says the instrument has been used in African music for many generations.

“The guitar is similar to the hoddu,” he says. “The guitar is very much a part of the traditional and modern African music. I think everyone” in West Africa “who has an interest in music wants to learn the guitar first.”

As an artist who tours internationally, Maal creates music that reflects global styles. One of his albums, “Firin in Fouta,” fuses Celtic and African influences. “Nomad Soul,” the album that preceded “Missing You,” has been described by one critic as “slick and full of woozy synthesizer washes.” Maal says the acoustic and traditional orientation of “Missing You” wasn’t meant as an apology for “Nomad Soul.”

“It is the life of a musician to travel, and I love to hear music from all over the world, so it is natural that I try to incorporate other styles into my music,” he says. “The time just felt right to record a more traditional-sounding album, but then there are also very traditional songs on both `Firin in Fouta’ and `Nomad Soul.’ ‘’

Maal gives no indication that his shift to a stripped-down West African sound is permanent. He still finds great satisfaction performing onstage with a funk band the size of a football team.

“It’s important to have the big band, because it makes it much more of an event for the audience, because it is rare that these big groups tour nowadays when so much of music is electronic,” he says.

Maal also performs four songs on the soundtrack album for the current film “Black Hawk Down,” a drama about a battle between Somali fighters and U.S. soldiers sent to Mogadishu in 1993.

Messages in the music

In Africa, Maal also is known as an intellectual and a social activist. He has made an AIDS-awareness tour of West Africa.

“I don’t know,” he says when asked if he’s having a significant impact on AIDS education. “I hope so. When we tour Africa, after our concerts, I meet with the village elders, and we discuss many things and hopefully persuade a few people of the dangers of AIDS. But it also requires government and health officials to be willing to tackle the problem, and we need to ease the suffering of those with the disease.”

Though he enjoys traveling around the world, Maal says he has no interest in living anywhere but Senegal.

“I have a home in Dakar, but the place I always return to is Podor in northern Senegal, where my family is, and it is where I grew up. This place is magical and special for me. I cannot imagine living anywhere else.''
McCoy Tyner Trio
January 31, 2002, Yoshi’s, Oakland, CA (THU)
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U2 — Elevation Tour
November 15, 2001 Coliseum Arena, Oakland, CA (THU)
(forth row; standing)
opening: No Doubt
setlist: Elevation, Beautiful Day, Until the End of the World, New Year’s Day, Out of Control, Sunday Bloody Sunday, Stuck In a Moment, Kite, Wild Honey (B&E acoustic), Please (B&E acoustic), Bad - Who’s Gonna Ride Your Wild Horses, Where the Streets Have No Name, I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For, Pride
encore 1: Bullet the Blue Sky, What’s Going On*, New York, One
encore 2: Peace on Earth - Walk On
*Gwen Stefani of No Doubt joins Bono on stage.
extended notes:
What a great concert; still feeling great about it the next day. Mark Segalman, the real hero of the evening, arrives at the Oakland Coliseum Arena by midday. Though he is more than the 500th person there, Mark courageously wedges his way into number the number 148 slot thus guaranteeing him access to “the Heart”——the famed 300 person pit of U2’s Elevation tour.

Meanwhile, Jonathan and Brian arrive a bit late, but still manage to score general admission floor seats. After the No Doubt set, all three friends hook up. Jonathan decides to puff with Dave, et al, in the “nose bleed” section, while Brian accompanies Mark for an attempt to enter the Heart.

“Sir, I am sorry, you can’t go in there.” A friendly, yet firm security guard interjects Brian’s attempt to make his way to the Heart.

“But my friend lost his wristband in the lavatory. Someone ripped it off his wrist. All of his friends and things are up there.” Exclaims a hopeful and eager Mark pointing to the front row.

“I’m sorry, there is nothing I can do.” The security guard nods her head side to side in the classic NO manner.

But somehow a miracle happens. Another security guard walks up and says, “Sure, I’ll take you up there [to the Heart] but you can’t leave once you get up there.”

*No problem*

The angel leads us to the Heart just as Big Ben, the main SFX security guard walks by. Mark pats him on the shoulder diverting his attention from the wrist-band-less Brian. The two then wedge their way to the forth row spot where Mark was previously standing during an ear-cruching No Doubt performance.

Bono and the boys come on stage and rock the house harder than it has been since February 26, 1995——the last time the Grateful Dead played the Oakland Colesium Arena.

And this is the story of how Mark and Brian ended up forth row at a sold-out U2 concert.
King Crimson
November 14, 2001, Warfield, San Francsico, CA (WED)
opening: John Paul Jones
setlist: Dangerous Curves, ConstruKction of Light, ProzaKc Blues, ElectriKc, Dinosaur, Elephant Talk, Thela, Hun Ginjeet, Virtuous Circle, Level 5, Into The Frying Pan, Larks’ Tongues In Aspic IV / Coda, Deception, Of The Thrush
encore: Frame By Frame, Red
extended notes:
This is the loudest Warfield concert ever. I arrive due to a last minute decision and score a twenty dollar tic. I walk in during the John Paul Jones set. I hear a great version of “Whole Lotta Love.” The lights come on and I find Mike and Jonathan sitting, theorizing about the music.

We all get a drink and find Beth who stubs us down to the floor where we stay for the rest of the concert. When King Crimson comes on, the bass is so loud that it rattles my inner organs. I think one of my kidneys briefly explores. But that is okay. I am actually wearing a pair of foam-rubber ear plugs which makes the sound clear and good.

I am not familiar with any of the songs, but I am here (hear) in honor of Jeremy’s spirit. Robert Fripp’s guitar playing is dark and incredible.
Built to Spill
November 11, 2001, Slim’s, San Francisco, CA (SAT)
Yonder Mountain String Band
November 10, 2001, The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA (SAT)
set 1: Easy As Pie, Don’t Let Your Deal Go Down, Molly & Tenbrooks, Half Moon Rising, If I Lose, Country Boy Rock n Roll, A Father’s Arms, Mossy Cow, To See You Coming Round The Bend, Yes She Do (No She Don’t), Lord Only Knows → On The Run → Jam → Bolton Stretch
set 2: New Horizons, 8 Cylinders, Sally Goodin * → If Your Ever In Oklahoma → Spanish Harlem Incident → Only A Northern Song → Elzic’s Farewell → If Your Ever In Oklahoma, The Blues My Naughty Sweetie Gives To Me, New Speedway Boogie → Free To Run, E: Darling Allalee #, Rag Mama #, Pan American #, Gonna Tear Down THe Grand Ol’ Opry #
comments: Whole show with Darol Anger on Fiddle * = w/ Dave and Darol only # = Single Mic
extended notes:
We attend this show after a nice dinner at Lisa and Brian’s place. Mark Segalman, in a moment if ingenuity, decides to bust out a 20 proof bottle of Limerick Lane port on top of the 6 bottles of wine the twelve of us had already drunk. Lisa end up in the shitter the whole concert, Bo losses his nugs, Brian has to go home twice during the show, and Kala and Jonathan flat out leave. All in all, though, it is a pretty damn good time. Nice posters on the way out, too.
Jane’s Addiction — Jubilee Tour
October 26, 2001 Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountainview, CA (FRI)
OPENER: Stereo MC’s; Sevendust
MAIN STAGE: Kettle Whistle, Ocean Size, Ain’t No Right, Three Days, Stop!, Summertime Rolls
CENTER STAGE: Jane Says, Classic Girl, Helter Skelter (impromptu jam), Hungry (Navarro), Happy Birthday Jubilee (Perry Farrell)
MAIN STAGE: Up the beach (Instrumental), Mountain song, Ted, Just Admit It (with a lucky fan helping out with vocals on one chorus)
encore: Chip away
extended notes:
We are not even going to go to this show. In an eleventh hour move, Laura Segalman tries to persuade to attend; and in a moment of impulsiveness, we decide that we will go.

We arrive to Shoreline and there are many tickets to be scored. A Shoreline security guard named Todd gives me a miracle ticket. We enter the venue and immediately find Mark and Laura in line for cocktails. Mark has had his tickets upgraded to the third row—the triple C’s (CCC.) In addition, Mark is willing to “stub” us down and share his seats. I am the first to go with Mark. As it turns out, Shoreline has removed seat rows triple A (AAA) and triple B (BBB) making our seats front row. Nice! And that is not all, there is enough room, and minimal security, so that we are able to hang on the rail for the entire show. We are so close that I can hear Perry Farrell’s footsteps as he walks on stage with his platformed stompers and pimped out maroon outfit. Plus, it is the best view in the house of all the pretty girls on stage. Sure, we have to dodge the occasional security storm trooper, but all in all, this is one of the better concerts ever. Dave’s guitar licks are bindblowing. Great stage performance. Thank you Jane’s.

Show Review from one-percent.com

What an amazing show: Sound and Visual. It’s all about the freedom. Met every expectation and blew some of them away. We arrived about 45 minutes before Jane’s would come on stage. We missed all opening acts.. oh well. We did hang out and watch the carnies and gypsies play carnival music. We found a great spot in the lawn and waited. Having seen Jane’s from several angles in the past, and never being to Shoreline Amphitheater I was content with the lawn. Besides, we got our tickets for $18 each. I think because we had lawn seats I didn’t expect to be quite so blown away, but I was… from the lawn!

Opening up with “Kettle Whistle”, Perry came out with a HUGE dress, which had about 6 half naked ladies underneath. He changes into a black and red velvet-looking suit, and begins to hit the natural-super-rock-hero we all know with “Ocean Size.” Dave was rippin’ it all out with a guitar that looked like Eddie Van Halen’s ‘5150’ guitar.

There was a very long and different into to “Ain’t No Right.” Not quite the usual heavy bass intro.

Perry raps a bit then goes into the hypnotic “Three Days”, building through all the movements. I think Perry may have introduced the band at this point (he recognizes the band like 3 times throughout the show) Perry raps a bit more about the freedom and asks, ‘are you going to “Stop”’?!, which they go into immediately.
They slow it down and go into “Summertime Rolls”, which was great as always. The song changes and the band leaves for the center stage.

There was a nice groove playing during all this. Then there’s a presence of THE gypsies and carnival people moving through the audience, fire twirlers on side stages. We enjoyed these people’s antics before the show by the food/beer area. They performed gracefully to carnival music and generally got their trance on. They really got the vibe going before Jane’s went on. Anyway, there they were apparently escorting the band to the center stage, or causing a distraction while the band took the center stage. Before you know it they’re on the center stage and that LONG groove turns into (or already was) a familiar “Jane’s Says” intro. Perry looks like a cross between Pokemon and Davy Crocket.

We made our way closer to the center stage during this song, which was way worth it.

At some point on the center stage Perry was rapping about how ‘we want your children… you guys like to party… we need you… and your children’. The crowd was very responsive feeling complimented and entertained. It was just a great vibe of energy out there. He also spoke to the times, ‘there’s no terrorism out here… This is a party! … How many of y’all wanna say, ‘Kiss my Ass!’ (to the terrorism)?’. They dive immediately into “Helter Skelter.” This was a surprising privilege and treat. As far as I know they haven’t played their version of The Beatles “Helter Skelter” for any other shows. The band really played it well, and it felt great hearing the entire audience sing along.

There was a lot of improvisation on the center stage with Perry rapping about freedom and Dave, Steve, or Martyn coming in every now and then. I think he announces the band by name again here. Then it sounded like they got it together and they were about to play something, but Perry halted it to continue rapping about this and that. He talked about love and freedom and went into “Classic Girl”

Perry talks more about freedom and how he ‘wants his good friend Dave to play one of his songs’. Dave says hi and plays “Hungry” off his solo ‘Trust No One’ album.

They return to an improvisational style on the center stage with Steve playing a beat on bongos and Perry singing ‘Steve Perkins, Steve Perkins… ’. This builds into an all out jam, “Happy Birthday Jubilee.” The intensity backs down with Perry singing solo on the center stage “Happy Birthday Jubilee.” The whole center stage phase blended and flowed like a fresh jam session.

After Perry finishes singing solo on the center stage the rest of the band appears back on the main stage and begins playing “Up The Beach.” It was completely instrumental. Can you imagine Perry’s journey back to the main stage with that song filling the place?

Perry arrives back on the main stage decked out in a silver sequence suit and a fuzzy purple hat worthy of Dennis Rodman. He was lookin’ like the slickest pimp in the place. They head right into “Mountain Song.” It was America in every sense of the notion. American rock n’ roll, Dave wailing on the guitar wearing blue jeans, standing in front of an American flag. It’s all about the freedom.

They go into “Ted, Just Admit It” and Perry announces the band introductions again this time including Linda Good on keyboards. With all the theatrics in effect at the end of the song Perry jumps onto a ‘rotary swing set’ that was on stage. Swinging around the thing screaming ‘Sex is Violent’!! The song ends high, the band leaves the stage, but Steve Perkins stays behind pointing at the audience. You could tell they wanted to play more. And they did.

The band returns to play “Chip Away” to the remaining audience. They really jammed all levels of the percussion. It was great. Perry got some mic feedback when he walked to the side of the stage. He played it off perfect by hiding to the side of the speaker wall swinging the mic into the front of the speakers producing and experimental ‘controlled feedback’. Then bring it to and end.

The band goes out, but Perry doesn’t make it all the way out. He’s talking to the fans on the way out asking, ‘Are you good? Are you bad?… You’re good, right?’ He runs back to the middle of the stage and drop his pants. He starts running around in his black underwear with his pants around his knees saying, ‘don’t you tell anybody!’ He runs off the stage and that was it. We were free to go mingle with the gypsies and carnival people again.

Oh, yeah, we capped the show with doughnuts from Krispy Kreme then drove back to San Francisco.

Some of the sequence might be slightly off, but that’s the way I remember it. You understand how someone can lose time at a Jane’s Addiction concert. I highly recommended you see this show.

Visual: A
Sound: B
Set List: A
Band’s Stage Presence: A
Theatrics: A
Audience: A
Overall Experience: A
A Bridge School Benefit XV
October 20, 2001, Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountainview, CA (SAT)
Neil Young (opener): Sugar Mountain, Blowin’ In The Wind
Jill Sobule: The Jig Is Up, Bitter, Trains, I Kissed A Girl, Mexican Wrestler, Survivor, Jet Pack
Ben Harper: I Shall Not Walk Alone, Mama’s Got a Girlfriend Now, Pleasure And Pain, Burn One Down, With My Own Two Hands, Sexual Healing, The Woman in You
Billy Idol: Rock The Cradle, To Be A Lover, Eyes Without A Face, White Wedding, Sweet 16, For What It’s Worth, Rebel Yell, Mony Mony
Tracy Chapman: If Not Now…, All That You Have Is Your Soul, Fast Car, At This Point In My Life, The Promise, Telling Stories, Give Me One Reason
R.E.M.: Imitation of Life, All the Way to Reno, Man On the Moon, I’ve Been High, The One I Love, Let Me In, Cuyahoga, Lotus, Losing My Religion
Dave Matthews: Everyday, Crush, Bartender, Where Are You Going [new song], When The World Ends, Grace Is Gone, One Sweet World, The Space Between, Long Black Veil, All Along The Watch Tower
Pearl Jam: Long Road, Of the Girl, Elderly Woman...Small Town, Last Soldier [new song], Daughter, Better Man, Drifting, Crazy Mary, Give Me Some Truth, Indifference [with Ben Harper], Last Kiss
Neil Young & Crazy Horse (regular set): (with Pegi & Astrid & Larry), Long May You Run, Love And Only Love, Blowin’ In The Wind, Mideast Vacation, All You Need Is Love, Mother Earth [on pump organ]
Finale: Imagine [Instrumental by Neil & Crazy Horse, audience sings the lyrics]
extended notes:
A great day. Aren Boothe miracles Lisa and I and we all go to the concert together. We stay up on the lawn for much of the time, but eventually come down to the seats.
Widespread Panic
October 13, 2001, Greek Theatre, UC Berekely, Berkeley, CA (SAT)
set 1: Goin’ Out West, Disco, Diner → Porch Song, Sleeping Man, Stop Breakin’ Down Blues → Jack, Action Man → One Arm Steve
set 2: Give → Pigeons, Tall Boy, Pusherman, Down*, Stir It Up* → Jam* → Drums** → Tears of a Woman → Pilgrims, Fishwater → Sharon → Fishwater
encore: Sometimes → Blackout Blues
comments: * with Cecil Daniels on saxophone; ** with Cecil Daniels on percussion
extended notes:
Lisa and I arrive a bit late as we have just driven up from Santa Cruz. (Bob Dylan the night before.) I drop Lisa off and find parking. Lisa receives a miracle, as usual for her Greek shows, and I sport a $20 dollar ticket from a brother.

We go inside during set-break and immediately run into Mike who directs us to the rest of the posse including: Neighbor Amy and Dave, Jonathan and Kala, a melancholy Terra C., Mandy and Sammie, and various other fools all dancing away.

The band comes on stage and busts out an incredible “Pusher Man” as Apolinare walks by drunk as a skunk murmbling some unknown words of wisdom. He dances with us for a while.

After the show ends, everyone piles into my car and we drive to the local Best Western for a show by JIVE. Tickets are $12 ea. and I ain’t about to pay 12 bones to stand in a 120° room with a bunch of sausage. So instead a go downstairs to where there is coincidentally an African DJ spinning tunes that are unreal. The whole room is packed with about 400 brothers and sisters dancing and grooving soulfully to the spinning grooves. Lisa finds me and complains for a while. I eventually emerge from the Soul room to find my gang overheated and exhausted.

We drive back to the city. What a wonderful evening.
Bob Dylan & His Band
October 12, 2001, Compaq Center, San Jose, CA (FRI)
setlist: Wait For The Light To Shine (acoustic) (Larry on mandolin) (song by Fred Rose), The Times They Are A-Changin’; Desolation Row, Searching For A Soldier’s Grave, Tweedle Dee & Tweedle Dum, Just Like A Woman, Summer Days, Standing In The Doorway, Masters Of War, Mama, You Been On My Mind, A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall, Absolutely Sweet Marie, Sugar Baby, Cold Irons Bound, Leopard-Skin Pill-Box Hat
encore: Things Have Changed, Like A Rolling Stone, Forever Young, Honest With Me, Blowin’ In The Wind
extended notes:
Another ticketless night for our heros. I arrive to the San Jose Stapples Center in search of two tickets. They are plentiful tonight and soon I am holding two tickets that cost ten dollars each. Mark scolds me saying his tickets cost 54 dollars each. I tell Mark that he needs to plan ahead a bit better.

Lisa arrives, finds her ticket that I placed at will call, and we guide her to ourselves via cell phone transmission. I realize that cell phones are great for concerts. I suddenly want one, part time. I pass Lisa my cocktail (gin & tonic) and we make our way to the floor where we are reunited with Bo, Christy, and a lot of random Santa Cruz folks. We run into the legendary George Lions and Dar.

Dylan comes on stage with his band. We appear to be about the thirtieth row, standing. It is a great evening, but we don’t hear my favorite, “Tangled Up In Blue.” Lisa and I go up to a bleachers entrance where we can see better and dance the remainder of the show away. We all return to Happy Valley afterwards for some post-show fun.
Particle
December 14, 2001, Justice League, San Francisco, CA (FRI)
set 1: Launchpad, Windjammer, The Golden Gator → Ed & Molly, Paradise City
set 2: Road’s A Breeze At 3am, Pipedream, 7 Minutes ’till Radio Darkness, iDepinga!, Ghost Highway Jam
Garaj Mahal
October 6, 2001, Justice League, San Francisco, CA (SAT)
opening: Animal Liberation Orchestra
set 1: Line Games, Jan Jan, Be Dope, Gulam Sabri → Gulam Jam, Ivory Tower, Liquid Visions, Never Give Up Giving It Up, Eric B-Day Song → Madagascar
set 2: Kai’s World Peace Poem, Hindu Gumbo, Mondo Garaj*, Poodle Factory*, Thursday**
encore: Tommorrow Never Knows
notes: *w/Eric McFadden on Guitar, **w/Marc Edwards on Vocals; This was Eric Levy’s birthday show.
lineup: Kai Eckhardt(bass), Fareed Haque(guitar), Alan Hertz(drums)Eric Levy(keys)
Cachaito Lopez
September 20, 2001, YOSHI’S, Oakland, CA (THU)
notes: Bass player (and his band) from Buena Vista Social Club;
In celebration of Mike’s 29th birthday.
Burning Spear
September 14, 2001, Maritime Hall, San Francisco, CA (FRI)
Alpha Blonde
September 6, 2001, Maritime Hall, San Francisco, CA (THU)
Vagina Monologues
September 2, 2001, 450 Post Street, San Francisco, CA (SUN)
This was the day of the 40 pound salmon at Shanon and Sean’s house. We left the party, saw the show, and went back to the party.
Soukous Stars — Afribbean Festival
August 26, 2001, Guadalupe River Park, San Jose, CA (SUN)
opening: Fancha, Paris Combo, Hurricane Gilbert & Majestic with the Millennium Kids, Blue Ventures
Papa Wemba & Viva la Musica
August 2, 2001, Ashkenaz, Berkeley, CA (THU)
YES — Yessymphonic Tour
July 31, 2001, Concord Pavillion, Concord, CA (TUE)
setlist: Give Love Each Day, Close To The Edge, Listen To Your Heart/Long Distance Runaround, Don’t Go, In The Presence Of, Gates Of Delirium, Wonderous Stories, Perpetual Change, And You And I, Ritual, I’ve Seen All Good People, Starship Trooper
encore: Roundabout
Dark Star Orchestra
July 20, 2001, The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA (FRI)
set 1: Half Step → Stranger, Peggy-O → Rooster, Althea, Me & My Uncle → Big River, Don’t Ease, Minglewood, China Cat → I Know You Rider
set 2: Scarlet → Fire, Sailor → Saint → Franklin’s → Drumz → NFA → Wharf Rat → Sugar Magnolia
encore: U. S. Blues
filler: Standing → Gimme Some Lovin → Lovelight
notes: Show #517 — Fri, Jul 20, 2001 at Fillmore Auditorium, San Francisco, CA. Performing 7/8/81 Kiel Auditorium, St. Louis, MO
Vinyl / Tea Leaf Green
July 13, 2001, Great America Music Hall, San Francisco, CA (FRI)
notes: Tea Leaf opened
Kanda Bongo Man
June 23, 2001, Croatian Cultural Center, Vancouver, BC, CANADA (SAT)
Mahotella Queens
May 22, 2001, Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, CA (TUE)
Thomas Mapfumo and the Blacks Unlimited
May 4, 2001, Ashkenaz, Berkeley, CA (FRI)
Thomas Mapfumo and the Blacks Unlimited
May 3, 2001, Ashkenaz, Berkeley, CA (THU)
The Gladiators
April 28, 2001, Maritime Hall, San Francisco, CA (SAT)
opening: Twinkle Brothers; Jethro Jeremiah
THE ORB
April 27, 2001, Maritime Hall, San Francisco, CA (FRI)
John Lee Hooker
April 21, 2001, The Catalyst, Santa Cruz, CA (SAT)
Medeski Martin & Wood
April 20, 2001, Warfield, San Francisco, CA (FRI)
opening: Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe
setlist: The Dropper → We Are Rolling, Untitled Eb, Bone Digger → Night Marchers → Is There Anybody Here That Love My Jesus?, Africa, Shacklyn Knights, Note Bleu, Big Time, Jelly Belly, Partido Alto
encore: Chubb Sub → Hey Joe
David Grisman Quintet
April 13, 2001, Palace of Fine Arts, San Francisco, CA (FRI)
Babatunde Olatunji
March 15, 2001, Ashkenaz, Berkeley, CA (THU)
Lost At Last
March 2, 2001, Maratime Hall, San Francisco, CA (FRI)
Phil Lesh & Friends
February 15, 2001, Maritime Hall, San Francisco, CA (THU)
set 1: Jam → Acadian Driftwood (RB/WH) → FOTD → Uncle John’s Band → Jam → Blue Sky → Sunshine of Your Love (WH)
set 2: Soulshine (WH) → Unbroken Chain → Jam → Golden Road (WH-all), Shakedown (WH) → Foolish → Lovelight (WH) → Just A Little Light (WH) → Lovelight
encore: Into The Mystic (WH)
Common — The Mixx Presents MIXX DJ Competition
February 12, 2001, Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, CA (MON)
Neil Young & Crazy Horse
January 10, 2001, Warfield, San Francisco, CA (WED)
set 1: Sedan Delivey, Don’t Cry No Tears, Love And Only Love, Cinammon Girl, Fuckin’ Up, Cortez The Killer, Like a Hurricane
set 2: Big Time, Powderfinger, Welfare Mothers, Bite The Bullet, Down by the River, Encore,
encore: Hey, Hey, My My (Into the Black)
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2000

Galactic
December 31, 2000, Warfield, San Francisco, CA (SUN)
set 1: Shucktime, Bakers Dozen, Moog Marmalade, Bobski 2000- → Jeffe 2000, Ready Willing and Able, Running Man, Thrill, Size it Up, Blackeyed Pea
set 2: Sweetleaf, Get Ready, Doo Rag, Hit The Wall, Bootlegger, Funkybird, New Funk Groove, Workin In A Coalmine, Chicken Pox, My Little Humidor, Start From Scratch, Action Speaks Louder Than Words, Mind Is Hazy, Quite Please, Shibuya
set 3: (PLEASE NOTE: This set is incomplete and not in order. If you were there you’d know why!!) Root Down, Blues for Ben, Tchfunkta, Open Up the Door, Layin in the Cut, Go Go, Peepin, Let the Music Take Your Mind, Give Up the Funk w/ George Clinton!!
Lost At Last with Phil Lesh
Countdown to 2012
A Celebration of Life & Logos of Terence McKenna
December 15, 2000, 7th Note Showclub, San Francisco, CA (FRI)
setlist: Hinoway, Other One
David Grisman Quintet
December 8, 2000, Warfield, San Francisco, CA (FRI)
opening: The Blue Blades of Grass — How Mountain Girls Can Love, I’m My Own Grandpa, Old and In The Way, Pig In A Pen
set 1: ???, Barkley, Fanny Hill, ???Gypsy Nights???, Twin Town, Pneumonia*, Waltz For Gigi, Dawganova, Pupville, Janice, Grateful Dawg, Mad Max, Brazilian Breeze
set 2: (duets w/Grisman), Joe Craven, Jim Kerwin, Matt Eakle, Enrique Corea — “Agrentine Trio” (includes The Godfather theme), Telluride, Blue Midnight, Dawg’s Bull
encore: Imagine
lineup: Joe Craven — percussions, fiddle, mandolin, Enrique Corea — guitar, Matt Eakle — flute, bass flute, Sam Bevin — upright bass, electric piano, David Grisman — mandolin, Jim Kerwin — upright bass, *with Darol Anger on fiddle.
Israel Vibration
22 November, 2000, Paradiso Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands (WED)
Paul Simon — You’re The One 2000
November 13, 2000, Paramount Theater, Oakland, CA (MON)
setlist: There’s Where I Belong, Graceland, One Mans’ Ceiling Is Another Mans’ Floor, You’re The One, 50 Ways To Leave Your Lover, That Was Your Mother, Me and Julio Down By The Schoolyard, The Teacher, Spirit Voices, Diamonds On The Soles Of My Shoes, You Can Call Me Al, Old Friends/Bookends » Homeward Bound » I Am A Rock, Darling Lorraine, Old, The Boy In The Bubble, Pledging My Love » The Late, Great Johnny Ace, The Coast, Late In The Evening, American Tune, Hurricane, Eye
encore 1: Kodachrome, Proof
encore 2: Bridge Over Troubled Water, Still Crazy After All These Years
encore 3: The Boxer
extended notes:
Lisa and I attend this show at the intimate Paramount Theater. It is a mellow, mostly sit-down show, but there are moments that we were dancing wildly. All in all, I would have to say that this is one of my most favorite concerts ever. There iss magic in the air as Paul strums his guitar and sings his whimsical words.

After the show, Lisa and I go to the store to buy some water. Upon our return towards our car, we notice a crowd outside the backstage entrance of the theater. We rush over to see what the hype is. An official looking man exits the backstage and says, “Mr. Simon may come out shortly. If he does, no one ask for his autograph.”

We became excited and wait patiently. Soon, a short man sporting a stylee baseball cap emerges from the backstage. It is Paul! He walks up to the crowd and shakes each of our hands. I remember Lisa and I shaking his hand together. All I can really say is “Thank you, Paul.”

We listen as fans ask questions about upcoming shows, new songs, Edie Brickell (his wife since 1992) and his children. It is an extremely positive vibe. Then some idiot holds out a record and asks Paul to sign it. There is a moment of silence and then everyone starts hissing at the culprit. Why is there someone who always tries to break the rules? Luckily Paul ignores this fool.

After 30 minutes, Paul hopps into his black Lincoln Town Car and drives away to a hotel of peace and tranquility. What a night!
Widespread Panic
November 4, 2000, Bill Graham Civic, San Francisco, CA (SAT)
opening: The Dirty Dozen Brass Band opened
set 1: Contentment Blues → Dyin’ Man, Wondering → Genesis → Henry Parsons Died, This Part Of Town → Blackout Blues, Pusherman*→ Coconut*
set 2: Flat Foot Flewzy, Ophelia → Hatfield → Surprise Valley → Porch Song → Drums**→ Surprise Valley → Old Joe → Space Wrangler, Fishwater***
encore 1: Down, Imitation Leather Shoes
encore 2: City of Dreams
notes: *with Dirty Dozen Brass Band; **with Cecil Daniels on percussion, Terrence Higgins on kit; ***with Cecil Daniels on midi-saxophone
[Slow ’Porch Song’; ’China Cat Sunflower’ tease by Dave before ’Drums’]
Lucky Dube
September 16, 2000, Maritime Hall, San Francisco, CA (SAT)
Ben Harper
September 8, 2000, Greek Theatre, Berkeley, CA (FRI)
opening: Maceo Parker
set 1: Glory & Consequence, Faded, Burn One Down, Homeless Child, Gold to Me → Fight for Your Mind ("Funk is a Word” ), Show Me a Little Shame, Whipping Boy, Burn to Shine, Ground on Down, The Woman in You, Steal My Kisses
encore 1: One Road To Freedom, Widow of a Living Man, Roses From My Friends, In the Lord’s Arms, Walk Away
encore 2: The Will to Live, Excuse Me Mr./Burnin’ & Lootin’, Sexual Healing, Manic Depression
notes: An epic show! Maceo Parker joined the band on sax for “Fight for Your Mind.” “In the Lord’s Arms” was dedicated to Allen Woody of Gov’t Mule. Led Zeppelin’s “Whole Lotta Love” was teased in the middle of “Faded.”
Lost at Last — Halloween Fireball
October 28, 2000, Maritime Hall, San Francisco, CA (SAT)
A Bridge School Benefit XIV
October 29, 2000, Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountainview, CA (SUN)
Neil Young: Flying On The Ground Is Wrong, Nowadays Clancey Can’t Even Sing, Mr.Soul
Foo Fighters: Big Me, Up In Arms, Breakout, My Hero, Floaty, Learn To Fly, Everlong
Beck: Tropicalia, Bottle of Blues, Sing It Again, Nobody’s Fault But My Own, Go Easy [John Martyn tune], O Maria, Static, Burro
Red Hot Chili Peppers: Road Trippin’, Californication, Beverly Hills [Circle Jerks tune], Scar Tissue, Parallel Universe, Otherside, I Could Have Lied, Trouble [Cat Stephens tune]
Petty & Heartbreakers: Baby Please Don’t Go, Face In The Crowd, Mary Jane’s Last Dance, Little Red Rooster, Hard To Find A Friend, I Won’t Back Down, Breakdown
Dave Mathews Band: One Sweet World [instrumental intro], What Would You Say, Crash Into Me [Dixie Chicken outro], Tripping Billies [Nature intro], All Along the Watchtower, Cortez The Killer [with Neil]
Neil, Friends & Relatives: Words, Old Man [Larry on Banjo], Red Sun [Larry on Hurdy Gurdy], Heart Of Gold, Daddy Went Walkin’, Razor Love, Tonight’s The Night
Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young: Cinnamon Girl, Marrakesh Express, Only Love Can Break Your Heart, Helplessly Hoping, Dream For Him, Suit: Judy Blue Eyes, Teach Your Children
Finale
setlist: [CSNY, Pegi & Astrid], Love The One You’re With
RatDog
October 23, 2000, The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA (MON)
setlist: Blackbird → Victim Or the Crime → Playin in the Band → I Need a Miracle → Odessa, She Says → Dear Prudence → The Music Never Stopped → The Other One → Bass/Drums → The Other One → Lady With a Fan (Instrumental) → The Wheel → Jam → Playin Reprise
encore: GDTRFB
notes: First “Dear Prudence”
Lucky Dube
September 16, 2000, Maritime Hall, San Francisco, CA (SAT)
STOMP
September 15, 2000, Marines Memorial Theatre, San Francisco, CA (WED)
Black Uhuru
September 9, 2000, Maritime Hall, San Francisco, CA (SAT)
Featuring: The One Festival: Black Uhuru with Sly & Robbie, Ras Michael and the Sons of Negus, Hurricane & Majestic, Azibo Tribe
Oliver Mtukudzi & the Black Spirits
September 6, 2000, Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, CA (WED)
Furthur 2000
August 25, 2000, Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountainview, CA (FRI)
opening: Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers
setlist: Jam → Playin In the Band → She Belongs to Me → Playin Jam → Jack Straw, West L.A. Fadeaway (w/ Bonnie Raitt), Baba Jingo, Scarlet Begonias → Fire on the Mountain, Preacher in the Ring (Mickey’s daughter danced onstage), Cassidy, Rainbow’s Cadillac (w/ Bonnie Raitt), St. Stephen → The Eleven → Drumz, Banyan Tree → Playin Reprise, China Cat Sunflower → I Know You Rider
encore: Black Muddy River (Bruce; w/ Bonnie Raitt)
The Who
August 21, 2000, Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountainview, CA (MON)
setlist: I Can’t Explain, Substitute, Anyway Anyhow Anywhere, I Don’t Even Know Myself, My Dog, Bargain, Baba O’Riley, Drowned, The Kids Are Alright, Relay, Pinball Wizard, The Real Me, Who Are You, Magic Bus, Behind Blue Eyes, You Better You Bet, 5:15, Won’t Get Fooled Again, Naked Eye, Let’s See Action, My Generation
extended notes:
Jonathan and I roll down to Shoreline, ticketless, yet once again. We arrive a bit late and find no tickets or simply don’t want to spend the cash on a ticket. Jonathan, in a moment of whimpering, says, “Oh man, oh man, I really wanna go in. Brian, you can’t do this kinda stuff when Lisa moves out; enjoy it while you can.” I take heed of Jonathan’s wise advise and we proceed to the golf course adjacent to Shoreline in hopes to hear a muffled version of The Who, who are already on stage singing “I Can’t Explain” to a hysterical audience.

The golf course proves comfortable, but when “Baba O’Riley” begins, we get restless. We decide to look for the cheaper now-that-the-show-has-already-started tickets. But we have no luck. There are no tickets to be found. In a moment of hope, I announce to Jonathan, “Follow me, do exactly as I do.”

I pace toward the main gates of Shoreline, Jonathan tagging right behind. I walk through the turnstile, and no one notices; so I march past where the ticket collectors should be, Jonathan at my side, and nobody accosts us or is interested in who we are. In fact, no one is there. I look to my left and see a whole posse of ticket collectors, sitting down, cracking jokes with each other. “Hmmm. They must be taking a break. Our luck that they all take breaks at once!” And so we stroll right up to the lawn and enjoy the rest of the show—Pete Townsend’s wisecracks and all.

I must admit, a free show always seems more enjoyable than one you shell-out for. “Jonathan, I think I will go to concerts this way when Lisa moves out, don’t you worry.”
Culture
August 18, 2000, Maritime Hall, San Francisco, CA (FRI)
Ali Farka Touré
July 26, 2000, Warfield, San Francisco, CA (WED)
opening: Afel Bocoum (Mali)
String Cheese Incident
July 21, 2000, Greek Theatre, Berkeley, CA (FRI)
set 1: On The Road, Little Hands → *MLT, Cottonmouth, Turn This Around, **Lost → Jam → Search
set 2: Lester’s Poem, Texas → Mtn Girls, *Freedom Jazz Dance, Drifting, Black Clouds → Polythene Pam → Round The Wheel → Jam → Black Clouds
encore: *Boogie On Reggae Woman
notes: *with Karl Denson; **with Karl Denson and Andy Cleaves on trumpet.
Abyssinians
July 16, 2000, Maritime Hall, San Francisco, CA (SAT)
opening: Reggae Angles, Bargain Music
Widespread Panic
July 3, 2000, Warfield, San Francisco, CA (MON)
set 1: A of D, Walkin’ (For Your Love) → Diner → Little Lilly → Travelin’ Light, This Part Of Town*, Stop-Go* → Blackout Blues*
set 2: Action Man**, One Arm Steve → Conrad, Hatfield*→ Red Hot Mama***→ Drums → Thought Sausage → Love Tractor → Last Dance
encore: Ride Me High → Makes Sense To Me
notes: *with John Keane on pedal steel; **with Cecil Daniels on midi-saxophone; ***with Cecil Daniels on midi-saxophone, Merl Saunders on piano
[’Dark Star’ tease by Dave before ’Stop-Go’; ’Sympathy For The Devil’ jam after ’One Arm Steve’; ’The Other One’ jam by Dave before ’Drums’; ’The Wheel’ tease by Dave during ’Last Dance’]
Widespread Panic
July 2, 2000, Warfield, San Francisco, CA (SUN)
set 1: Papa Legba, Disco → Greta → You Got Yours, Rebirtha → Space Wrangler, Sometimes, Dirty Business*→ Sleeping Man*
set 2: Pigeons, B of D, Coconut, Weight Of The World**, I Walk On Guilded Splinters**→ Drums → Surprise Valley → Imitation Leather Shoes, Porch Song
encore: Nobody’s Loss*, C. Brown*
notes: *with John Keane on pedal steel; **with Cecil Daniels on midi-saxophone, Merl Saunders on piano; [’The Twilight Zone’ tease by Dave before ’Weight Of The World’]
Widespread Panic
July 1, 2000, Warfield, San Francisco, CA (SAT)
set 1: Ain’t Life Grand → Visiting Day, Airplane → Wondering, You’ll Be Fine, Tall Boy → Climb To Safety, Me And The Devil Blues*, Henry Parsons Died*
set 2: Holden Oversoul → Sleepy Monkey, Give, Fishwater**→ Superstition**→ Drums***→ Fishwater**, Bear’s Gone Fishin’ → All Time Low
encore: Down, No Sugar Tonight/New Mother Nature
notes: *with Merl Saunders on piano **with Cecil Daniels on midi-saxophone, Merl Saunders on piano ***with Cecil Daniels on percussion
soundcheck: Visiting Day, Superstition (with Peanut on saxophone)
Bob Dylan / Phil Lesh
June 23, 2000, Chronicle Pavillion, Concord, CA (FRI)
YES — Masterworks Tour
June 21, 2000, Chronicle Pavillion, Concord, CA (WED)
opening: Kansas
setlist: Young Persons Guide To The Orchestra, Close To The Edge, Starship Trooper, Gates Of Delirium, Leaves Of Green, Heart Of The Sunrise, Ritual, I’ve Seen All Good People, Roundabout
lineup: Anderson, Howe, Squire, White, Khoroshev
extended notes:
Jeremy, Bill, Mike and I went to this show. We couldn’t figure out how to get to the darned place, so we missed Kansas. We eventually found the place, scored tix, got in, bought beer, and were pleased to see the tranquility going on. The lawn was beautiful and the security “ushered” us to the front row even though we only has lawn seats.
Merl Saunders
June 11, 2000, 23rd Annual Haight Street Fair, San Francisco, CA (SUN)
Galactic
June 9, 2000, Warfield, San Francisco, CA (FRI)
set 1: Shibuya, Backpack, New Jam in A, Villified, Running Man, Ready Willing and Able, Hit the Wall*, Baker’s Dozen**, Hamp’s Hump
set 2: Metermaid, Bootlegger, Go Go, Mind is Hazy, Century City, Change Reform, As Big As Your Face, Paul’s Fantasy, Doublewide, Sweetleaf^^
encore: Something’s Wrong With This Picture (acoustic)
notes: *w/ Roger Lewis; **w/ Dirty Dozen Brass Band; ^^ w/ Les Claypool
Lost at Last
June 3, 2000, Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, CA (SAT)
ZERO
June 2, 2000, Broadway Studios, San Francisco, CA (FRI)
set 1: Cole’s Law → Rigor Mortis, Friday’s Child, Listen Here, Riding with the King, Sun Sun Sun, Young Man Blues
set 2: Gregg’s Eggs, Can’t Quit the Blues, La Fiesta → Anorexia, Supersonic Transport → Highway 61 Revisited → Tear Tags off Mattresses → Low Rider jam → Tear Tags Of Mattresses
comments: Setlist not complete. Private Party for Andy Gadiel’s, Jon Pofsky and Mikey Nissen’s Birthday.
extended notes:
Almost didn’t go to this one, but I am happy I did. As of now, June 3, 2002, this was ZERO’s forth to last show. The venue was packed and in good spirits. It was put on by Jambands.com.
Mountain Aire Festival
May 27 — 28, 2000, Calaveras County Fairgrounds, Angels Camp, CA
friday latenight: Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe
saturday: Phil Lesh & Friends, The Derek Trucks Band, Les Claypool Frog Brigade Band, Zigaboo, Modeleste, Clan Dyken, Henry Butler, Vivendo de Pao, Todd Snider, Radney Foster, 008, Rodleen
saturday latenight: Galactic
sunday: Ani DiFranco, Spearhead, Ozomatli, Vinyl, Rebirth Brass Band, Speakeasy (Joachim Cooder), North Mississippi All-Stars, David Garza, Jethro Jeremiah Band
Phil Lesh and Friends
set 1: Jam → Help → Slipknot! → Franklin’s Childhood’s End → Here Comes Sunshine*→ Blue Sky*
set 2: Jam*→ Dark Star*→ Other One*→ Cryptical*→ The Eleven*→ Space*→ Dark Star*→ New Speedway*→ Fire On The Mtn*
encore: Why Don’t We Do It In The Road*→ Alabama Getaway*
lineup: Phil, John Molo (d), Jeff Pevar (g), Jimmy Herring (g), Rob Barraco (k), *w/ Derek Trucks
notes: Phil also played w/ Derek Band on Egg 15
Mickey Hart Band
May 20, 2000, House of Blues, Chicago, IL (SAT)
set 1: I Know You Rider, Aiko Aiko, Dire Wolf, Down The Road Again, Ripple, Good Lovin’, Strange World
set 2: Endless Skies, La Montana, Who Stole The Show?, Scarlet Begonias → Fire On The Mountain
encore: Friend Of The Devil → The Other One → Not Fade Away
lineup: Mickey Hart, Vince Welnick, Gladys "Bobi" Cespedes, Rahsaan Fredericks, Humberto "Nengue" Hernandez, Rick Schlosser & Barney Doyle
Lucky Dube
April 14, 2000, Maritime Hall, San Francisco, CA (FRI)
King Sunny Ade
April 8, 2000, Palookaville, Santa Cruz, CA (SAT)
King Sunny Ade
April 7, 2000, Maritime Hall, San Francisco, CA (FRI)
Jim Hall Trio — SF Jazz Spring Series
April 2, 2000, Herbst Theatre, San Francisco, CA (SUN)
Apple Gabriel
March 24, 2000, Maritime Hall, San Francisco, CA (FRI)
opening: The Congos
Phil Lesh & Friends — Phil’s 60th Birthday
March 10, 2000, Henry J. Kaiser Convention Center, Oakland, CA (FRI)
set 1: Like A Rolling Stone+*, Box of Rain+*, Playin’ (Robben) → Deal → Jam → Oh Atlanta (Billy) → Jam → In Your Eyes (P. Gabriel) → Playin’ Reprise → Franklin’s Tower
set 2: Band Sings Happy B-Day To Phil, Eyes → Jam → He Don’t Play Nothin’ But the Blues (Robben) → Dixie Chicken (Paul) → Terrapin → (GDTRish) Jam → I Know U Rider → Bass Duet*→ Jam → Morning Dew → Jam → St. Stephen → The 11 → Not Fade Away
encore: Wolfman’s Brother*→ Playin’ Reprise*
notes: +Phil on red Strat! [The Band: Phil, John Molo (d), Paul Barrere (g), Bill Payne (k), Robben Ford (g), *and Mike Gordon (b)]
Culture
March 8, 2000, Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, CA (WED)
Culture
March 7, 2000, Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, CA (TUE)
Zen Tricksters
March 4, 2000, Maritime Hall, San Francisco, CA (SAT)
opening: Taos Hum; David Gans
setlist: Leave Me Out of This → Shakedown Street → Down the Road,
Rubin and Cherise → Scarlet Begonias*→ Light of Life Jam →
Truckin’ → jam → Eleanor Rigby Jam → Jam → Comes a Time,
Say That I Am, Travelin’ Light → jam → Unbroken Chain →
Dark Star → Hard To Handle
notes: *w/ David Gans — Acoustic Guitar
The Congos
February 5, 2000, Sebastopol Community Center, Sebastopol, CA (SAT)
Galactic
January 21, 2000, Warfield, San Francisco, CA (FRI)
set 1: Black-Eyed Pea, Baker’s Dozen, Doublewide → Go-Go, Thrill, Action Speaks Louder Than Words, Villified, Crazyhorse Mongoose, Shibuya, Love On the Run
set 2: Charlie Dozen**, Layin In The Cut**, Bobski 2000, Something’s Wrong With This Picture, Change My Ways, Century City Girl, Blue Pepper, As Big As You Face, Groovy Lady
notes: **w/ Karl Denson
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1999

KVHW / ZERO
December 17, 1999, Maritime Hall, San Francisco, CA (FRI)
KVHW
setlist 1: Jam → Five B4 Funk, If You Only Knew, A New Africa, Cissy Strut
setlist 2: It’s Up to You, You’re the One, Footprints, Mr. Potato Head → (Brokedown/BidUGNite/Simple Twist/Catfish John/Death Don’t/Whatever)
notes: Ray White doesn’t show up and is kicked out of band. Chip Roland sits in. Martin Fierro.
ZERO
setlist: Time Is Tight, Berm, Catalina, It All Comes True, Straight Jackets, Willin’, Mr Broadway, Highway 61 Revisited
Lost at Last
December 11, 1999, Palookaville, Santa Cruz, CA (SAT)
Sing Out For SEVA
November 30, 1999, The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA (TUE)
Steve Kimock
November 11, 1999, San Geronimo Valley Cultural Center, San Geronimo, CA (SAT)
Set 1: Central Florida, When you got a good friend, Walk the street alone, Hollywood Waltz, Kind Hearted Woman, Part of you, Good Shepherd, Dancin’ on his grave
Set 2: Ship at Sea, I Gotta Woman, Hellride, Willin’, Sweet home Chicago, Independence Day, Love is the test, Bye bye baby, Thick and Thin, Long Walk Home, Black Peter, Friend of the devil, Supernatural, Tennessee Stud, John Garfield, No particular place to go, Red Rooster, The road must surely bend
Notes: Goodman & Kimock
YES
November 6, 1999, Warfield, San Francisco, CA (SAT)
setlist: Firebird Suite, Yours Is No Disgrace, Time And A Word (excerpt), Homeworld, Perpetual Change, Lightning Strikes, Nous Sommes Du Soleil, The Messenger, And You And I, It Will Be A Good Day, Face To Face, Hearts, Nine Voices, Awaken, I’ve Seen All Good People, Cinema, Owner Of A Lonely Heart, Roundabout
lineup: Anderson, Howe, Sherwood, Squire, White, Khoroshev
extended notes:
This show was an indoor Warfield treat. In attendance were Mike, Jonathan, and Jeremy. We were up on the balcony.
Lost At Last
November 5, 1999, Sweets Ballroom, Oakland, CA (FRI)
Paco de Lucia & Septet
November 5, 1999, Paramount Theatre, Oakland, CA (FRI)
Jonathan and I attended this concert courtesy of Mike.
A Bridge School Benefit XIII
October 30, 1999, Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountainview, CA (SAT)
The Who, Pearl Jam, Sheryl Crow, Green Day, Billy Corgan & James Iha, Tom Waits (Sat. only), Emmylou Harris (Sun. only), Lucinda Williams and Brian Wilson
Neil Young (opener): I Am A Child, Good To See You, Heart of Gold
Neil Young (regular set): Regular Set, Harvest Moon, Looking Forward, Out Of Countrol (on piano), Long May You Run (on pump organ), Southern Pacific (on guitjo), Oh Mother Earth (on pump organ), Slowpoke, Old Man
Billy Corgan & James Iha: Stay [U2], Ol’ 55 [Tom Waits], Stand Inside Your Love, Summer, Age of Innocence, Glass and the Ghost Children
Pearl Jam: Soldier of Love, Wishlist, In Thin Air, Elderly Woman, Footsteps, Last Kiss, Yellow Ledbetter
The Who
Subsitute, I Can’t Explain, Pinball Wizard, Behind Blue Eyes, Tattoo, Mary Anne With The Shaky Hands, Boris The Spider, Who Are You, I Walk The Line/Ring Of Fire, Won’t Get Fooled Again, The Kids Are Alright
Finale
setlist: I Shall Be Released
RatDog
October 26, 1999, The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA (TUE)
setlist: Playin in the Band → Salt Lake City → Jack Straw, Blackbird, Friend of the Devil, Looks Like Rain, It’s All Over Now, Even So → Terrapin Station → Bass → Ashes and Glass → Throwing Stones
encore: Sugar Magnolia
notes: First “Terrapin”
Widespread Panic
October 15, 1999, Warfield, San Francisco, CA (THU)
set 1: Surprise Valley → Walkin’ (For Your Love) → Tall Boy, You’ll Be Fine, Weight Of The World, Makes Sense To Me, Low Spark Of High Heeled Boys → Big Wooly Mammoth → Low Spark Of High Heeled Boys
set 2: One Arm Steve → Chilly Water, Wondering → Blue Indian, Airplane → Drums*→ Use Me**, Impossible → Red Hot Mama
encore: Help Me Somebody → Coconut
notes: *with Cecil Daniels on percussion; **with Cecil Daniels on midi-saxophone
[Soundcheck: ’She Caught The Katy’, ’Sometimes’]
Widespread Panic
October 14, 1999, Warfield, San Francisco, CA (THU)
set 1: Papa Legba, Climb To Safety, Pigeons, Gradle, You Got Yours, Bear’s Gone Fishin’, Tie Your Shoes → Let It Rock → Radio Child
set 2: Sometimes → Conrad, Driving Song → Pusherman → Driving Song → Drums*→ Vacation, Love Tractor, Henry Parsons Died
encore: Nobody’s Loss, West Virginia → Ain’t Life Grand
notes: *with Cecil Daniels on percussion
[Soundcheck: ’She Caught The Katy’, ’Sometimes’]
Travis Larson Band
October 10, 1999, Hotel Utah, San Francisco, CA (TUE)
opening: Steve Harris Band
Phil Lesh (3)
October 7, 1999, Warfield, San Francisco, CA (SAT)
set 1: Brokedown (P-all) → Jam → Darkstar Jam → Jam → Tambourine Man → FOTD → Viola Lee (all-with Caution Jam)
set 2: Stella Blue (Instr) → Wish U Were Here, Wolfman’s Brother, Someday My Prince Will Come! (Instr) → Dark Star (Instr) → Terrapin → Mtns Of The Moon → Franklins (P-all)
encore: Like A Rolling Stone
lineup: Phil, Kimock, Molo, Jeff Mattson (guitar), Rob Barraco (keys), Bobby Strickland (sax,clar)
Phil Lesh (1)
October 7, 1999, Warfield, San Francisco, CA (THU)
set 1: (1:28): Om Chant (1 min.), Jump (Van Halen-22 min.) → Wheel (15 min.) → Stagger Lee (8 min.) → Dark Star Jam (14 min.) → I Know You Rider (14 min.) → Dark Star (6 min.) → Pride of Cucamonga (6 min.) → Jump (2 min.)
set 2: (1:36): Not Fade Away (19 min.) → Crazy Fingers (17 min.) → Unbroken Chain (10 min.), My Favorite Things ( 15 min.) → Days Between (7 min.) → Unbroken Chain Jam → Other One (8 min.) → GDTRFB (9 min.) → We Bid You Goodnight (2 min.) → Casey Jones (6 min.)
encore: We Bid You Goodnight (3 min.)
notes: Vocals: Phil: Stagger Lee, Pride, Unbroken Chain, Days Between, Other One; Jeff: Crazy Fingers, Casey Jones; Phil/Bobby: Jump; Jeff/Phil/Rob: Rider, Wheel, Dark Star, NFA; Jeff/Phil/Rob/Bobby: GDTRFB
lineup: Phil, Kimock, Molo, Jeff Mattson (guitar), Rob Barraco (keys), Bobby Strickland (sax,clar)
The DAMNED
October 1, 1999, The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA (FRI)
set included: Beauty of The Beast intro, Wait For The Blackout, Disco Man, Dozen Girls, Neat Neat Neat, Love Song, Smash It Up, Ignite, Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde, I Just Can&t Be Happy Today, Eloise, Shadow Of Love, Curtain Call, New Rose, Democracy, Looking At You, Ignite.
Comemnts: Support from The Doormats and Wench.
Gang Starr
September 30, 1999, Maritime Hall, San Francisco, CA (THU)
KVHW
September 19, 1999, The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA (SUN)
set 1: Five B4 Funk, Eegads, You’re the One, Express Yourself, In Time, A New Africa
set 2: Point of No Return → Spring Water → Tangled Hangers, Nine → Ring Around the Moon → Nine, It’s Impossible → If You Only Knew, Kissin’ The Boo Boo
Hog Farm Pignic
September 4 - 5, 1999, Black Oak Ranch, Laytonville, CA
saturday: Mickey Hart & Planet Drum, Spearhead, Galactic, KVHW, West African High Life Band, Maria Muldaur, Fridas Circus, Zen Tricksters, Johnny Allen Shaw
sunday: String Cheese Incident, Baaba Maal, Ozomatli, Linda Tillery, John Trudell, Eric Bibb, Strictly Roots
KVHW: It’s Up To You, It’s Your Thing, Duality Symmetry → In Time, Point of No Return, A New Africa
lineup: Steve Kimock, Bobby Vega, Alan Hertz, Terry Haggerty, Ray White
String Cheese Incident: Restless Wind, Born On The Wrong Planet → Roll Over, Sitting On Top Of The World, Rhythm of The Road → Rhum ’n’ Zouc → Come As You Are, Land’s End → Dixie Chicken tease → I Know You Rider
encore: Joyful Sound → Smile
Phil Lesh; Moe.; String Cheese Incident
Augsut 21, 1999, Greek Theatre, Berkeley, CA (SAT)
opening: String Cheese Incident — Plane Crash, Captain America, Stranger Than Fiction, Bring It Back Home*→ Recreational Chemistry
setlist: Dancin’ in the Streets (All, ~30 mins.), Cosmic Charlie (All), Bird Song, Crazy Fingers (Kang), Footprints, The Wheel, Terrapin Station
encore: Box of Rain
lineup: Phil, Molo, Kimock, Kyle Hollingsworth (keyboardist-SCI), Michael Kang (electric mando & fiddle-SCI), Al Schneir (guitar-moe.)
Phil Lesh; Galactic; Gov’t Mule
Augsut 20, 1999, Greek Theatre, Berkeley, CA (FRI)
opening: Galactic — Sweetback, Snowball, Doo Rag, Thrill, Love on the Run, Something’s Wrong With This Picture, Blue Pepper, Crazyhorse Mongoose
setlist: St. Stephen (31:20) → The Eleven → *Mountains of the Moon, *All Along the Watchtower (WH), *Tons of Steel! (WH), *Unbroken Chain, Kissin’ the Booboo! (instr), Cold Rain and Snow
encore: Midnight Hour+
lineup: Phil, Molo, Kimock, Kyle Hollingsworth (keyboardist-SCI), Warren Haynes (guitar-Gov’t Mule), *Michael Kang (electric mando & fiddle-SCI), +Galactic frontman - ? ]
Los Angeles Philharmonic
July 8, 1999, The Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles, CA (THU)
notes: I think Amy and I went to this?
Travis Larson Band
July 4, 1999, Morro Bay Embarcadero, Morro Bay, CA (SUN)
opening: Included a nice fireworks presentation
Mickey Hart & Planet Drum with Steve Kimock
June 20, 1999, House of Blues, Los Angeles, CA (SUN)
set 1: Dancing Sorcerer, Angola, Yabu, Shango, Down the Road, Djin Djin, Temple Caves, Tall Grass
set 2: Indoscrub, Strange World, Sito, Fire
encore: Iko - Iko, Not Fade Away
Galactic
June 11, 1999, The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA (FRI)
notes: This is the first concert I went to with Lisa.
Galactic
June 10, 1999, Maritime Hall (or Palookaville), San Francisco, CA (THU)
Herbie Hancock & Wayne Shorter
June 4, 1999, Zellerbach Hell, Berkeley, CA (FRI)
Mountain Aire Festival
May 29-30, 1999, Calaveras County Fairgrounds, Angels Camp, CA
Galactic: Blue Pepper, Who Took The Happiness Away, Sweetback, Get a Head On, Something’s Wrong With This Picture, Start From Scratch, Thrill, Love On The Run, My Little Humidor, Freedom Acid Jazz Dance, Uno Dos Tres Quatro, Crazyhorse Mongoose
Phil Lesh & Friends:
set 1:
Blue Sky (Phil & Warren), Wolfman’s Brother → Bertha (Merl), *Patchwork Quilt! (WH orig lyrics for Jerry) → Other One Jam → Confusion (Merl), She Said, She Said (Warren) → Tomorrow Never Knows
set 2: Alligator → The Mountain Jam, Resurection Rag, (Merl), Soul Shine (Warren) → Merl’s Tune → Day’s Between → Like A Rolling Stone → In the Midnight Hour (Warren)
encore: Mountains Of The Moon
lineup: Phil Lesh, Steve Kimock, Warren Haynes, Merl Saunders, John Molo & Donna Jean Godchaux-MacKay. Also Phil joins Wilco: Ripple (RA)
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1998

Sufi Dancing
March 11, 1998, Masoleum, Cairo, Egypt (WED)
set included: Pending...
Live Zim Rock
August, 1998, Some Club, Harara, Zimbabwe
set included: Pending...
Live Soukous
October 9, 1998, Some Club, Lusaka, Zambia (FRI)
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1997

Jane’s Addiction
Relapse Tour

December 1, 1997, Universal Amphitheater, North Hollywood, CA (MON)
setlist: Up the Beach, Ocean Size, Ain’t No Right, Then She Did, Stop, Three Days, Mountain Song, Summertime Rolls, Jane Says, Chip Away, Ted, Just Admit It
Crosby Stills & Nash
September 27, 1997, Santa Barbara Bowl, Santa Barbara, CA (SAT)
David Bowie
September 13, 1997, Universal Amphitheatre, Universal City, CA (SAT)
Reggae on the Rocks
August 23, 1997, Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, CO (SAT)
Burning Spear, Culture, Pato Banton
Furthur Festival
August 3, 1997, Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre, Irvine, CA (SUN)
Black Crowes: Remedy, My Morning Song, Slow Sting Me, Tied Up & Swallowed, Paint An 8, Shake Your $ Maker*, Black Moon Jam → Black Moon Creeping, No Speak No Slave
notes: *Jorma on guitar.
Bruce Hornsby
Moe.: Jazz Wank → Buster, 32 Things, Spine Of A Dog
notes: Entire set with Giovanni Hidalgo of Planet Drum on percussion.
Mickey Hart & Planet Drum
Robert Hunter
RatDog
setlist: Corrina, When I Paint My Masterpiece*, Big Boss Man, Minglewood Blues, Eternity → Samson and Delilah+ → Bass/Drums → Sugar Magnolia → Touch of Grey
notes: *with Sherri Jackson; +with Jorma Kaukonen
Michael Rose
July, 1997, Somewhere, Orange County, CA
Neville Brothers
June 22, 1997, Benbow Lake State Park, Garberville, CA
David Grisman Quintet
June 22, 1997, Fetzer Vineyards, Hopland, CA (SUN)
setlist: EMD; Chili Dawg; Gypsy Nights; Cedar Hill; Introductions; Choro #1; Japan; Janice; Dawg’s Waltz; Caliente; Grateful Dawg
Sierra Nevada World Music Festival
June 20 - 22, 1997, Marysville, California
Summer Solstice Celebration
Abyssinians, Amandala Poets, Barrington Levy, Casper from Hopiland, Common Sense, The Congos, Dub Nation, Filibuster, Israel Vibrations with Roots Radic, John Trudell and Bad Dog, Linton Kwesi Johnson and The Dennis Bovell Dub Band, Long Beach Dub All Stars, Los Van Van, Mongoose, Ras Michael and The Sons of Negus, Root Awakening, Strictly Roots, The Original Wailers Band, Yami
Abyssinians
setlist: Intro, Declaration of Rights, Good Lord, Zion, Y Mas Gan, The Race, Leggo Beast, Satta Masa Gana (Dub), Abendigo, Satta Mas Gana
Israel Vibration
June 19, 1997, Palookaville, Santa Cruz, CA (THU)
ZERO
May 30, 1997, Catalyst, Santa Cruz, CA (FRI)
set 1: Pits of Thunder, Possession, Anorexia, Out In The Woods, Not Fade Away, Who Do You Love →Mona, Golden Road
set 2: Like A Rolling Stone, It’s Up To You →Love Supreme →It’s Up To You, Six Days On The Road, Friday’s Child, Jam →Tangled Hangers, Kissin’ The Boo Boo
encore: Hired Hand
Hippy Dream
(Neil Young & Crazy Horse)

May 19, 1997, Catalyst, Santa Cruz, CA (MON)
set 1: Big Time, Modern World [New Song], I’m The Ocean, Razor Love, Cinnamon Girl, Hippie Dream, Horseshoe Man [New Song], Throw Your Hatred Down, Out Of Control [New Song], Downtown
set 2: Act Of Love, Truth Be Known, Hard Luck Stories, Crime In The City, Don’t De Denied, Cortez The Killer, Modern World [New Song, again], Piece Of Crap, Hey, Hey, My, My
TREE Band
April 18, 1997, Whole Earth Restaurant, UC Santa Cruz, CA (FRI)
Lee Scratch Perry
April 5, 1997 Maritime Hall, San Francisco, CA (SAT)
setlist: My Secret Laboratory, Introducing Myself, Jungle Safari, I am a Madman, Roast Fish and Cornbread, Come go with Lee, Heads of Government, Bucky Shank, Open Door
lineup: Lee “Scratch” Perry - Lead Vocals; Fitzroy Borwn - Bass; Sinclair Seales - Drums; Noel Salmon - Keyboards; Errol Nicholson - Guitar; Neal “Mad Professor” Fraser - Engineer; “The Robotiks Band”
extended notes:
Definitely and interesting evening. I remember going with Amy, Jonathan, Mike, Marina, Terra, and who knows who else. This is on a recording by Maritime Records (MHP 2001).
Culture
1997, Palookaville, Santa Cruz, CA
Merl Saunders & the Rainforest Band
February 7, 1997, Great American Music Hall, CA (FRI)
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1996

RUN DMC
July 23, 1996, The Dragonfly, Hollywood, CA (TUE)
Michael Rose
June 19, 1996, Palookaville, Santa Cruz, CA (WED)
opening: Sister Carol, The Meditations
An American Festival
June 15, 1996, Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco, CA (SAT)
featuring: Michael Tilson Thomas; Phil Lesh; Bob Weir; Mickey Hart; Vince Welnick
Laguna Seca Daze
May 25 - 26, 1996, Laguna Seca Recreation Area, Monterey, California
saturday: Mickey Hart’s Mystery Box, Joan Osbourne, Wilco, Leftover Salmon, G. Love & Special Sauce
sunday: Ani DiFranco, Mother Hips
RatDog: Good Morning Little Schoolgirl, Walking Blues, Take Me To The River, City Girls → Fever → Eternity, KC Moan, When I Paint My Masterpiece, Juke, The Winners → Easy To Slip → Drums → Bass → Easy Answers. encore: Turn On Your Lovelight, Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door
Mother Hips Intro, Two River Blues, Two Young Queens, Transit Wind, Honeydew, Old Man From The Mountain, Superwinners, Mother Hips, Stoned Up The Road, Rich Little Girl, St. Andrew
Ani DiFranco Worthy, Untouchable Face, Fire Door, Gravel, Shameless, Coming Up, Letter To A John, Face Up And Sing, Anticipate. encore: The Diner, Not So Soft, Overlap
TREE
May 13, 1996, Palokaville, Santa Cruz, CA (MON)
setlist: Fly Away, Little Bird, Etc. This was the classic floor gig at the Palookaville when Dave, the drummer, quit the band and packed up his bags in the middle of the gig. I have never seen something more pathetically hopeless in all my life.
Neil Young & Crazy Horse
May 9, 1996, Catalyst, Santa Cruz, CA (THU)
setlist: Country Home, Don’t Cry No Tears, Stupid Girl, Bite The Bullet, Drive Back, The Losing End, Dangerbird, When Your Lonely Heart Breaks, Like A Hurricane, Homegrown, Pocahontas, Roll Another Number, Barstool Blues, Rockin’ In The Free World, Cortez The Killer, Prisoners Of Rock ‘n’ Roll, Powderfinger, Down By The River
Neil Young & Crazy Horse
May 8, 1996, Catalyst, Santa Cruz, CA (WED)
setlist: Country Home, Stupid Girl, Bite The Bullet, Drive Back // The Losing End, Dangerbird, Barstool Blues, Homegrown, Like A Hurricane // Pocahontas, Roll Another Number, When Your Lonely Heart Breaks, Down By The River, Prisoners Of Rock ‘n’ Roll
John Kahn Band
May 4, 1996, Palookaville, Santa Cruz, CA (SAT)
opening: Jerry’s Kids
Jazz Fest
April 26-27-28, 1996, Fairgrounds Race Track, New Orleans, LA
The Allman Brothers
April 26, 1996, Kiefer Uno L’Front Arena, New Orleans, LA (FRI)
opening: Fabulous Thunderbirds; J. Mooney
setlist: Don’t Want You No More, It’s Not My Cross To Bear, Ain’t Wastin’ Time No More, Blue Sky, Good Clean Fun, Worried Down With The Blues, Tombstone Eyes, Stand Back, Midnight Rider, End Of The Line, In Memory of Elizabeth Reed, Statesboro Blues, Seven Turns, Hoochie Coochie Man, One Way Out, Whipping Post
Merl Saunders & the Rainforest Band
March 29, 1996, Palookaville, Santa Cruz, CA (SAT)
opening: Kingfish; Dose Hermanos
David Grisman Birthday Bash
Old & In the Way

March 24, 1996, The Warfield, San Francisco, CA (SUN)
featuring: Peter Rowan on guitar, Vassar Clements on fiddle and the late John Kahn on bass. Sitting in for the late Jerry Garcia was Herb Pederson on five-string banjo.
Merl Saunders & the Rainforest Band
March 23, 1996, Maritime Hall, San Francisco, CA (FRI)
Bob Marley Day (15th Annual)
February 11, 1996, Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, Santa Cruz, CA (SUN)
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1995

Merl Saunders
Psychedelic New Year’s Eve

December 31, 1995, Palookaville, Santa Cruz, CA (SUN)
RatDog
December 14, 1995, Civic Auditorium, Santa Cruz, CA (THU)
setlist: Festival, Walkin Blues, City Girls → Fever → Eternity, Blackbird, K.C. Moan, Maggie’s Farm, Juke, Little Red Rooster, Good Morning Little Schoolgirl, This Time Forever → Shade of Grey → The Winners → Heaven Help the Fool, Bass/Drums → Victim or the Crime, Josephine
encore: Knockin on Heaven’s Door
Bunny Wailer
November 19, 1995, Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, Santa Cruz, CA (SUN)
Rouge Barter Fair
October, Rouge, OR (FRI - SUN)
including: Jah Levi and the Higher Reasoning
Hog Farm Pignic
September 3, 1995, Black Oak Ranch, Laytonville, CA (SUN)
saturday: ?
sunday: Leftover Salmon, Second Sight, RatDog Review
RatDog Review: Twilight Time, Blackbird, City Girls → Fever, Bombs Away → Take Me to the River, Juke, Good Morning Little Schoolgirl, It’s a Man’s World, Little Red Rooster, Eternity, This Time Forever → Shade of Grey → The Winners → Easy to Slip → Bass/Drums → Josephine
encore: Knockin on Heaven’s Door
notes: Entire show with Prairie Prince; Show billed as RatDog Revue
The Allman Brothers Band
July 1, 1995, Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountainview, CA (SAT)
setlist: Statesboro Blues, Midnight Rider, You Don’t Love Me, Blue Sky, What’s Done Is Done, The Same Thing, Dreams, End Of The Line, Stormy Monday, Back Where It All Begins, Hoochie Coochie Man, No One To Run With, In Memory of Elizabeth Reed
encore: One Way Out, Whipping Post
Merl Saunders & the Rainforest Band
June 16, 1995, Boulder Creek Brewery, Boulder Creek, CA (SUN)
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1994

Blues Traveler
October 28, 1994, The Holywood Palladium, Los Angeles, CA (FRI)
setlist: Optimistic Thought, Love & Greed, Trust In Trust → Jabberwock → Brother John, Regarding Steven, Low Rider → Go Outside & Drive, 100 Years → Sweet Pain, Hook, Mulling It Over, The Poignant & Epic Saga Of Featherhead And Lucky Lack, Slow Change, What’s For Breakfast, Price To Pay, But Anyway
encore: Johnny B. Goode
extended notes:
Nat Rubin and I went to the show. It was during my stay in Santa Monica after the ‘94 Summer Tour incident.
The Rolling Stones
Voodoo Lounge US Tour

October 19, 1994, Rose Bowl, Pasadena, CA (WED)
opening: Red Hot Chili Peppers: Grand Pappy Du Plenty (Intro Jam), Give It Away, If You Got Funk, You Got Style, (Funkadelic cover), Suck My Kiss, Warped, If You Have to Ask, The Power of Equality, Aeroplane, Blood Sugar Sex Magik, Pea, Higher Ground, (Stevie Wonder cover), Under the Bridge, Me & My Friends
setlist: Not Fade Away, Tumbling Dice, You Got Me Rockin’, Shattered, Rocks Off, Sparks Will Fly, (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction, Beast Of Burden, Out Of Tears, Heartbreaker, Love Is Strong, It’s All Over Now, I Go Wild, Miss You, Honky Tonk Woman, Before They Make Me Run, The Worst, Sympathy For The Devil, Monkey Man, Street Fighting Man, Start Me Up, It’s Only Rock’n Roll (But I Like It), Brown Sugar, Jumpin’ Jack Flash
extended notes:
I went to this concert with Nat Rubin, compliments of his father. It was at the Rose Bowl and was sold out. It was a great vibe. The Yuppies and the Hippies unite. The Red Hot Chili Peppers were great. The Stones put on a great show complete with a blown-up Voodoo Lounge stage set.
Laguna Seca Daze
May 28 - 30, 1994, Laguna Seca Recreation Area, Monterey, California
saturday: Phish, Sausage, Gin Blossoms and Freddy Jones Band
sunday: Phish, Four Non-Blondes, Big Head Todd & the Monsters, Mother Hips, and Meat Puppets
monday: Blues Traveler, Big Head Todd & the Monsters, Toad the Wet Sprocket, Sam Phillips, Soul Hat
Blues Traveler: Sweet Talking Hippie, Save His Soul, Defense & Desire, Mulling It Over, Support Your Local Emperor, Whoops, Gina, 100 Years → Sweet Pain, Brother John, Mountain Cry*. encore: Gloria#
notes: *with Page McConnell on keyboards, # with Page McConnell on keyboards, Trey Anastasio and Todd Park Mohr on guitar
Mother Hips: Intro/Long Black Veil, Transit Wind, Been Lost Once, Pet Foot, Two Young Queens, Stoned up the Road, Fumbling Parade, Figure Eleven, Rich Little Girl, Showing it All to Bad Marie, Hey Emily, Turtle Bones
The Allman Brothers Band
May 21, 1994, The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA (SAT)
setlist: Sailin’ ’Cross The Devil’s Sea, Statesboro Blues, Blue Sky, All Night Train, The Same Thing, Soulshine, Seven Turns, Midnight Rider, Southbound, Jessica, Casey Jones, Mountain Jam, Jessica, No One To Run With, You Don’t Love Me, Back Where It All Begins, In Memory of Elizabeth Reed, One Way Out
encore: Whipping Post
???
April 28, 1994, The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA (THU)
Smashing Pumpkins
Ry Cooder; Joe Satriani

April 27, 1994, The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA (WED)
setlist: Soma, Rocket, Geek U.S.A., Disarm, Today, Cherub Rock, Drown, Hummer, Luna, Siva, (unknown instrumental) (tease), Silverfuck → Over the Rainbow [Harburg/Arlen] (tease), Starla
Neville Brothers
Fillmore Grand Re-opening

April 26, 1994, The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA (TUE)
Pink Floyd
April 21, 1994, Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum, Oakland, CA (THU)
setlist: Astronomy Domine, Learning to Fly, What Do You Want From Me?, On the Turning Away, Great Day For Freedom, Sorrow, Take it Back, Keep Talking, OoTD, SOYCD, Breathe, Time, Breathe (R), High Hopes, WYWH, ABitW, GGitS, Us & Them, Money, CN, Hey You, Run Like Hell
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1993

Bob Dylan; Santana
October 9, 1993, Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountainview, CA (SAT)
set 1: You’re Gonna Quit Me, Stuck Inside Of Mobile With The Memphis Blues Again, All Along The Watchtower, Just Like A Woman, Tangled Up In Blue, You’re A Big Girl Now
set 2: Blackjack Davey, To Ramona, Boots Of Spanish Leather
set 3: God Knows, Maggie’s Farm
encore: Ballad Of A Thin Man, Leopard-Skin Pill-Box Hat
Pele Juju; Clan Dyken
August, 1993, Sonora County Fairgrounds, Sonora, CA
Clan Dyken
July 1993, Angels Camp Theatre, Angles Camp, CA
Oregon Country Fair
July 9 - 11, 1993, Fairgrounds, Veneta, OR
High Sierra Music Festival
July 2-4, 1993, Leland Meadows, CA
JJ Cale, NRBQ, Joe Ely, Merl Saunders & the Rainforest Band, Zero, Pele Juju, Austin Lounge Lizards, Jim Page & Artis the Spoon Man, Mumbo Gumbo, Acousticats, Inka Inka, Clan Dyken, Jill Knight, Jambay, Harmony Grits, City Folk, Andy Rau Band, Deborah Levoy, Chuck Brodsky, Rob Laurens, Rhythm Method, Windcave, ***All Star Jam featuring: JJ Cale with members of Jambay & Windcave, MC: Felton Pruitt
Zero: Sierra, Cole’s Law, Tangled Hangers, Home On The Range, Highway 61 Revisited, Horses, Golden Road → Many Rivers To Cross, Mercury Blues. encore: Use Me Up
notes: I helped carried two of Steve’s guitars off stage. Steve says, “It’s like playing chickens out there.” (Due to the cold weather.)
Laguna Seca Daze
May 29 - 30, 1993, Laguna Seca Recreation Area, Monterey, California
saturday: Phish, Blues Traveler, Allman Brothers, Jeff Healey, Shawn Colvin
sunday: Phish, Blues Traveler, 10,000 Maniacs, The Samples
Allman Brothers Band electric: Hot ’Lanta, Statesboro Blues*, All Night Train, Blue Sky, The Same Thing, Temptation Is A Gun, Nobody Knows
Allman Brothers Band acoustic: Midnight Rider, Seven Turns, Come On In My Kitchen, Melissa, Goin’ Down the Road Feelin’ Bad, Little Martha
Allman Brothers Band electric: Jessica, What’s Done Is Done, Gambler’s Roll, Change My Way of Living, Back Where It All Begins, Whipping Post, One Way Out
notes: w/John Popper
Blues Traveler (SAT): Alone → Optimistic Thought, Love & Greed, Dropping Some NYC, Outta My Hands, Go Outside & Drive, Crash Burn, Slow Change, Spinning, Spiraling Machine, NY Prophesie, What’s For Breakfast, But Anyway
Blues Traveler (SUN): Sweet Talking Hippie, Save His Soul, Defense & Desire, Mulling It Over, Support Your Local Emperor, Whoops, Gina, 100 Years → Sweet Pain, Brother John, Mountain Cry*
encore: Gloria#
notes: *with Page McConnell on keyboards, # with Page McConnell on keyboards, Trey Anastasio and Todd Park Mohr on guitar
10,000 Maniacs — Our Time in Eden: These Are Days, What’s The Matter Here?, Ferris Wheel Story, If You Intend, Cherry Tree, Like The Weather, You Happy Puppet, Trouble Me, Noah’s Dove, How You’ve Grown, Because The Night, Jezebel, Eat For Two, Gun Shy, A Campfire Song, Stockton Gala Days, Candy Everybody Wants, Hey Jack Kerouac, Few & Far Between, I Know How To Do It, My Sister Rose, Band Of Gold
ZERO — Psychedelic Ball
March 13, 1993, Vet’s Memorial Hall, Watsonville, CA (SAT)
opening: Merl Saunders & the Rainforest Band
set 1: Gregg’s Eggs, Catalina, Highway 61 Revisited, Home On The Range, Chance In A Million
comments: High Sierra Road Show
extended notes:
This was another High Sierra Road Show put on by Jim Stearns and the gang from Sonora, CA. It was a great show, but the ultimate bummer happened five minutes prior to ZERO going on stage. I was front and center and an anouncement is blaring over the P.A. syster. “Will the owner of a tan Datsun please come and see management.” Upon finding a person in chage, I am told that my car has been broken into and I subsequently learn that all my belongings are stolen including my sleeping bag and the hand carved pipe that my friend John had just carved. What a bummer! The was good, though.
Timothy Leary
Trance Formation Sessions

February 26, 1993, Porter Dining Hall, Santa Cruz, CA (FRI)
ZERO
February 20, 1993, Parkway Theater, Oakland, CA (SAT)
set 1: Highway 61 Revisited, Catalina, Fake Zero, Theme From Nancy Germany, Mercury Blues, End Of The World Blues, Home On The Range
set 2: Drums → Straight Jackets → Space → Lets Get Stoned, Chance In A Million, E: Like A Rolling Stone
comments: Henry Kaiser sits in during entire show.
extended notes:
This is the best Zero show I ever saw, and in fact, I was a bit bored the next night at the Dead concert in the Oakland Arena. That is how on fire this show was. Nice call and response between Kimock and Henry Kaiser. Martin Fierro was, unfortunately, absent tonight.
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1992

ZERO
November 13, 1992, Parkway Theater, Oakland, CA (FRI)
set 1: Cole’s Law, Tangled Hangers, Catalina, Rigor Mortis, Shape I’m In
set 2: It’s Up To You, Pits Of Thunder, Tell Me All About It, Mercury Blues, Instrumental, Highway 61 Revisited
encore: Richie’s Rooster
notes: w/ Bill Spooner
ZERO — Down By The Riverside Music Fest ‘92
October 17, 1992, River Festival at Midway Beach - Guerneville, CA (SAT)
opening: Pele Juju, The Ruminators, Amazon Queen, The Other Band, Buffalo Roam, Naked Feet
setlists: Baby Baby, Home On The Range, End Of The World Blues, Gregg’s Eggs → Baba O’Reilly → Gregg’s Eggs, Horses, Mercury Blues
comments: with Vince Welnick
extended notes:
This was a magical show with only about 50 people in the audience in a riverside venue with the a capacity for 1000 people. The highlight for me was the Baba O’Reilly with Vince Welnick. It was from this moment on that I realized that Vince should have been playing with ZERO all along and the DEAD should have found a more compatible player for themselves.

Drew, Katie and I drove up to this show in my Datsun and camped by the river. It was in Guerneville, which at the time, was a sleep town nestled in the Sonoma hills.
Selecter; Square Roots
September 28, 1992, The Catalyst, Santa Cruz, CA (MON)
Béla Fleck & the Flecktones
David Lindley; Clan Dyken

August 29, 1992, Laguna Seca Amphitheatre, Monterey, CA (SAT)
notes: This was a forgotten High Sierra Road Show.
Alpha Blonde
August 21, 1992, The Warfield, San Francisco, CA (FRI)
Oregon Country Fair
July 10 - 12, 1992, Fairgrounds, Veneta, OR
High Sierra Music Festival
July 3-5, 1992, Leland Meadows, CA
John Prine, The Radiators, David Bromberg, Robert Earl Keen, Jr., Little Charlie & the Nightcats, The Sundogs, Clan Dyken, Acousticats, disappear fear, Jill Knight, Deanna Bogart, Pele Juju, Harmony Grits, Michael McNevin, Rabbit Choir, Chuck Prophet
Radiators: Quinn The Eskimo, Lonesome Whistle → Factory Girl → Mountain Jam → Lonesome Whistle, Run Red Run, Aiko Aiko, Papaya, Songs From The Ancient Furnace, Love Is A Tangle → Crazy/Mixed Up World → Love Is A Tangle, Boomerrang → Born On Da Bayou → Suck Da Head, You Ain’t Going Nowhere*, Grief SNAFU*, Good Morning Miss Brown*, Monkey In Her Heart*→ Lil’ Sadie*
encore: Junco Partner*, Out In The Woods*, I Shall Be Released*, Smokin’ Hole*, Mood For Love. *=w/ David Bromberg.
John Prine set 1: Intro, Spanish Pipedream, Fish & Whistle, Speed of the Sound of Loneliness, Picture Show, You Got Gold, All the Best, There She Goes?, Don’t Let Your Baby Down, Dear Abbey, That’s the Way the World Goes Round, Illegal Smile
John Prine set 2: Big Ole Goofy World, Flag Decal, Sam Stone, Daddy’s Little Pumpkin, Sins of Memphisto, If You don’t want my Love, Everybody Wants to Feel Like You, Hello in There, Angel from Montgomery, Paradise
David Bromberg: Get Up And Go → Fiddle Tunes, I’ll Take You Back, Drown In My Own Tears, Summer Wages, Keep On Drinking, It’s Just A Matter Of Time, Dark Hollow, Catskill Serenade, The Hurt Came Back Again, Will You Still Love Me, Tommorrow, Testify*, Who Do You Love
notes: (solo & w/female backup singers); *David and Female backup singer
fIREHOSE
February 14, 1992, The Palomino, N. Hollywood, CA (FRI)
Siouxsie & the Banshees;
The Wonder Stuff

February 2, 1992, Universal Amphitheatre, Universal City, CA (SUN)
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1991

Mickey Hart — Planet Drum
November 17, 1991, Wiltern Theatre, Los Angeles, CA (SUN)
Pig Face
October 18, 1991, The Palace, Hollywood, CA (FRI)
The Damned; London After Midnight
October 4, 1991, Iguanas, Tijuana, MEXICO (FRI)
opener: London After Midnight
The Damned; London After Midnight
October 3, 1991, Hollywood Palladium, Hollywood, CA (THU)
setlist: New Rose, Disco Man, Plan 9 Channel 7, Born To Kill, Help, Wait For The Blackout, Melody Lee, Dr. Jekyll & Mr Hyde, Love Song, Looking At You, Curtain Call, Neat Neat Neat, Noise Noise Noise, Smash It Up, I Feel Alright.
Selecter; The Skeletones
August 2, 1991, The Country Club, Reseda, CA (FRI)
Lollapalooza Festival 1991
21, 1991, Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre, Irvine, CA (SUN)
Jane’s Addiction, Siouxsie & the Banshees, Nine Inch Nails, Living Color, Ice-T & Body Count, Butthole Surfers, Rollins Band
Butthole Surfers: Lonesome Bulldog, The Shah Sleeps In Lee Harvey’s Grave, Gjk, Watlo, Blindman, You Don’t Know Me, Nee Nee, Ricky, Fast, Bong Song, Gary Floyd, Blue Cheer, Pittsburg To Lebanon, Graveyard, No Rule, Human Cannonball, Booze, Tobacco, Dope, Pussy,Cars
fIREHOSE
June 5, 1991, Whiskey A Go Go, Hollywood, CA (WED)
Paneemonium Steel Drum Band
April 17, 1991, The Barn, Riverside, CA (SUN)
Sisters of Mercy; Lush
April 14, 1991, Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre, Irvine, CA (SUN)
Jane’s Addiction
February 2, 1991, Universal Amphitheatre, Universal City, CA (SAT)
opening: Dinosaur Jr; Harry Parry
setlist: Soon
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1990

Jane’s Addiction; Pixes; Primus
Ritual de lo Habitual Tour (Alleged)

December 19, 1990, The Hollywood Palladium, Los Angeles, CA (WED)
setlist: Up the Beach, Whores, 1%, No One’s Leaving, Ain’t No Right, Then She Did…, Had a Dad, Been Caught Stealing, Three Days, Mountain Song, Stop!, Summertime Rolls
extended notes:
This show is home to the infamous “Birkenstock Incident” where a fan in the crowd tossed a Birkenstock onto the stage at the end of Ain’t No Right and Perry goes on a rant saying “Oh, there’s that same asshole again. I thought it would never come to this. But the guy threw a Birkenstock! I mean this guy is a real moron. He doesn’t even understand fashion!” This stems from an incendent in the previous night’s show where a fan in the crowd threw a Doc Martin boot onto the stage and hit Perry with it.
Mary’s Danish
November 16, 1990, The Barn, Riverside, CA (FRI)
No Doubt
November 10, 1990, National Guard Armory, Riverside, CA (SAT)
opening: The Skeletones
notes: I went to this show and not the 1991 show because I had already seen the Skeletones before the Selecter at the Country Club in Aug 1991.
Dramarama
October 27, 1990, The Hop, Riverside, CA (SAT)
Billy Idol; Faith No More
October 24, 1990, Great Western Forum, Inglewood, CA (WED)
Bad Manners
October 20, 1990, The Palace, Hollywood, CA (SAT)
The Untouchables
October 6, 1990, The Barn, Riverside, CA (SAT)
Dread Zeppelin
September 4, 1990, The Palace, Hollywood, CA (TUE)
Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers
August 24, 1990, Universal Amphitheatre, Universal City, CA (FRI)
setlist: Tumbling Down, Conscious Party, A Who A Say, Black My Story, Say People, Justice → Get Up Stand Up, Reggae Now, Could You Be Loved, Tomorrow People
encore: Look Who’s Dancin Now
Steel Pulse
August 18, 1990, The Greek Theatre, Los Angeles, CA (SAT)
Social Distortion; 3D Picnic
June 22, 1990, The Country Club, Reseda, CA (FRI)
Reggae Sunsplash — World Tour 1990
May 27, 1990, The Greek Theatre, Los Angeles, CA (SUN)
lineup: Burning Spear, Freddie McGregor, Marcia Griffiths, 809 Band, Shinehead, Shelly Thunder, U-Roy, Tommy Cowan, M.C.
fIREHOSE
March 17, 1990, McCabe’s Concerts, Santa Monica, CA (SAT)
Bob Marley Day (9th Annual)
February 4, 1990, Long Beach Arena, Long Beach, CA (SUN)
lineup: Black Uhuru, Mighty Diamonds, Shinehead, DJ Tippa Irie
Circle Jerks
January 20, 1990, The Country Club, Reseda, CA (SAT)
fIREHOSE
?,?, 1990, Anti-Club, Hollywood, CA
opening: The Sort of Quartet
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1989

Los Angeles Kings vs Vancouver Canucks
December 6, 1989, Great Western Forum, Inglewood, CA (WED)
Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble
August 27, 1989, The Greek Theatre, Los Angeles, CA (SAT)
opening: BB King
The Who — The Kids Are Alright Tour 1989
August 26, 1989, Memorial Coliseum, Los Angeles, CA (SAT)
setlist: Overture, 1921, Amazing Journey, Sparks, Eyesight To The Blind, Christmas, Cousin Kevin, The Acid Queen, Pinball Wizard, Do You Think It’s Alright, Fiddle About, There’s A Doctor, Go To The Mirror, Smash The Mirror, Tommy Can You Hear Me, I’m Free, Miracle Cure, Sally Simpson, Sensation, Tommy’s Holiday Camp, We’re Not Gonna Take It, Substitute, I Can See For Miles, Baba O’Riley, Face The Face, Love Reign O’er Me, Boris The Spider, Dig, Join Together, Rough Boys, You Better You Bet, Behind Blue Eyes, Won’t Get Fooled Again, Who Are You, Summertime Blues.
lineup: Roger Daltrey, John Entwistle, Pete Townshend, John Rabbit Bundrick, Simon Phillips, Steve ‘Boltz’ Bolton, Jody Linscott, Neil Sidwell, Simon Clarke, Tim Sanders, Billy Nichols, Chyna, Simon Gardner, Cleveland Watkiss
extended notes:
One of my earlier concert memories, I don’t remember much about this show, but that the stage was amazing. There was a chior of people and an orchestra of instruments being played by a troop of musicians.

The Who 1964 – 1989
Reggae Sunsplash World Tour
May 27, 1989, The Greek Theatre, Los Angeles, CA (SAT)
Steel Pulse: Steppin' Out, Roller Skates, Raid Blues Dance, Chant a Psalm, Said You Was an Angel, The Marcus Medley, Rally Round the Flag, Love This Reggae Music, Raver
Lineup: Steel Pulse, Sugar Minott, Half Pint, Sophia George and Marcia Griffiths, Tommy Cowan, M.C.
Social Distortion
March 11, 1989, The Country Club, Reseda, CA (SAT)
opening: Thelonious Monster
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1988

Moscow Circus
December 14, 1988, Fabulous Forum, Inglewood, CA (WED)
The Primitives
Nov 28, 1988, Roxy Theatre, Hollywood, CA (MON)
The Damned; The Vandals
October 28, 1988, Fender’s Grand Ballroom, Long Beach, CA (FRI)
opening: Legal Weapon
notes: Paper
INXS; STEEL PULSE
June 3, 1988, Fabulous Forum, Inglewood, CA (FRI)
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1987

U2 — Joshua Tree Tour
November 18, 1987, Memorial Coliseum, Los Angeles, CA (WED)
opening: The Daltons*; The Pretenders
setlist: Where The Streets Have No Name, I Will Follow, Out Of Control, I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For, MLK, The Unforgettable Fire, Gloria, Sunday Bloody Sunday, Exit, In God’s Country, Helter Skelter, Help, Bad, October, New Year’s Day, Pride (In The Name Of Love)
encore 1: Bullet The Blue Sky, Running To Stand Still, With Or Without You, Party Girl
encore 2: Stand By Me, 40
notes *Before the show, U2 dressed in wigs and sunglasses and introduced as ‘The Dalton Brothers’, play a short set that includes ‘Lucille’ and ‘Lost Highway’
extended notes:
My first concert ever!
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My Favorite Events

  • World Series 2002
  • Oliver Mtukudzi 2000 at the GAMH
  • YES 2002 at Konocti Field
  • Jane’s Addiction at Shoreline
  • U2 at Oakland
  • Paul Simon at the Paramount
  • Lost at Last at Palookaville
  • Most GD
  • Phish at Red Rocks
  • Césaria Évora at Historic Mountain Winery
  • The Damned at Fender’s Grand Ballroom
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