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Down On The Bayou II
A Benefit for the New Orleans Musicians Clinic
Howlin’ Wolf
New Orleans, LA

Set I: (JoJo’s Mardi Gras Band + Alfred “Uganda” Roberts)

01. Stag-o-lee
02. Bald Head
03. I’ve Got A Woman
04. Something On Your Mind *
05. She Walks Right In/Shake, Rattle & Roll *

* W/ Jimmy Carpenter on Sax, Christine Ohlman on Vocals

Set II: (Jojo Herman, John “Papa” Gros, George Porter, Jr., Russell Batiste, Jr., Jimmy Carpenter, Billy Iuso)

06. Intro
07. Stealin’
08. Right Place Wrong Time
09. Hey Pocky Way **
10. Big Chief **
11. Cabbage Alley ***

** W/ Big Chief Bo Dollis & Bo Dollis, Jr. on Vocals, Thomas McDowell on bass
*** W/ Big Chief Bo Dollis & Bo Dollis, Jr on Vocals, Thomas McDowell on bass, Ivan Neville on B3

Set III: (Widespread Panic)

12. Intro
13. Familiar Reality **** >
14. I Walk On Guilded Splinters ****

**** W/ Jimmy Carpenter on Sax

Set IV: (7 Walkers – Papa Mali, Bill Kreutzmann, Reed Mathis, Matt Hubbard + Anders Osborne)

15. Intro
16. Jam > Turn On Your Lovelight

Set V: (Jon Cleary, Dr. Jimbo Walsh, Russel Batiste, Jr.)

17. Intro
18. Tipitina
19. Lawdy Miss Clawdy

Set VI: (Gov’t Mule + Russel Batiste, Jr.)

20. Intro/Tuning
21. 32/20 Blues
22. Breakin’ Up Somebody’s Home *****

***** W/ Jojo Herman on Piano

Set VII: (Jojo’s Mardi Gras Band + Alfred “Uganda” Roberts)

23. Red Beans #
24. Jambalaya (On the Bayou) ##
25. Standing On Shaky Ground #
26. 25 Miles ###
27. Let The Good Times Roll ###
28. Ooh Poo Pah Doo ###
29. Get Out My Life Woman
30. Go To The Mardi Gras

# W/ Bonerama on horns
## W/ Bonerama on horns, Sherman Ewing on guitar/vocals
### W/ Bonerama on horns, Christine Olhman on vocals

Set VIII: (Jojo’s Mardi Gras Band + Luther Dickinson)


Additional Notes:
-FOH Board levels were killed for the first minute of track 4 and a constant squeal remains the rest of the set
-The last set was not recorded. Attempts to get the final set from the house system is still in progress. It will be seeded separately when acquired.
-There could be musicians on-stage not mentioned, if you remember please let me know as these guys deserve credit for volunteering their time for the benefit and great night of music!

Please continue to help support New Orleans area musicians and donate if you have the means to.

This is a great cause that not only assists current musicians but future musicians from New Orleans. Check out this site!

Source: Aud + SBD Matrix

SBD source: Yamaha M7CL > Edirol R-44 @ 24/48
AUD source: AKG Ck1x > Mk46 > c460b > Edirol R-44 @ 24/48
Location: ROC in FOH Cage/8ft/Dina/limiter = 1+2/3+4
DSP: SD > Wavelab (sych/mix/edit) > CDWave (tracking) > Wavelab (dither/re-sample) > TLH (flac8) > Foobar (Tagging)

Taped and seeded by Nick Burlison


Keyboardist JoJo Herman is a devoted fan of Dr. John and an adopted son of the New Orleans funk tradition. In October 2009 during Voodoo Fest Jojo produced the first Down on the Bayou at Howlin’ Wolf as a “companion” concert to the benefit Dr. John produced for the New Orleans Musicians’ Clinic.

The proceeds from Down on the Bayou II will help sustain the New Orleans Musiciansí Clinic (NOMC), a program of the New Orleans Musicians Assistance Foundation, (NOMAF) and their commitment to providing affordable, comprehensive health care to New Orleans most precious resource: our musicians musicians.

NOMC on NBC national news

The musicians clinic (est. in 1998) is the brainchild by Dr. Jack McConnell ( father of Phish keyboardist Page McConnell).

The NOMC became the first healthcare initiative of its kind in the United States, addressing the unmet medical needs of local musicians, artists and their families. The NOMC strives to institute an agenda of wellness into the New Orleans musician patient population, which in turn helps to keep the music and traditional artistry of the city alive.


Widespread Panic
Hard Rock Hotel And Casino
On The Beach
Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

1st Set

01 JB Greeting
02 Heroes >
03 Surprise Valley >
04 Ride Me High >
05 Surprise Valley >
06 Drivin’ Song >
07 Pilgrims >
08 Porch Song >
09 Im Not Alone >
10 Drivin’ Song >
11 Fishwater >
12 Drum Solo >
13 Fishwater

2nd Set

01 JB Banter
02 Pigeons >
03 Who Do You Belong To?
04 Saint Ex >
05 Bust It Big >
06 Chilly Water
07 *#Low Spark Of High-Heeled Boys >
08 @Drum Solo >
09 @^Bass And Drums >
10 *^+$%Time Is Free
11 *#^%Use Me


01 Ribs And Whiskey
02 Henry Parsons Died

* With John Gros On Keyboards
# With Randall Bramblett On Saxophone
@ With Jeff Sipe On Percussion
^ With George Porter Jr. On Bass
+ With Jeff Sipe On Drums
$ With Col. Bruce Hampton On Vocals
% With Grant Green Jr. On Guitar

Source: Schoeps CCM4V’S(din)> Lunatec V2> Benchmark AD2K> Sound Devices 722 (24/48)
FOB/DFC/KFC/ZFC/AARP 40′ From Stage, 6 1/2′ High
Recorded By: Z-Man
Photo by The Popperazzi

Drums & Bass YouTube by Zman

Photo by Coloartist


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Widespread Panic
UNO Lakefront Arena
New Orleans, LA

Set 1

01. Let’s Get Down To Business>
02. Imitation Leather Shoes
03. Rock>
04. Fixin’ to Die
05. Diner>
06. I’m Not Alone
07. From the Cradle>
08. You Got Yours
09. Sharon>
10. Henry Parsons Died

Set 2

11. Can’t Get Enough (FTP – Bad Company)
12. Ribs & Whiskey
13. Bears Gone Fishing>
14. Nobody’s Loss
15. B of D>
16. Chilly Water>
17. Saint Ex>
18. Chilly Water>
19. Drums>
20. Tie Your Shoes>
21. Pilgrims>
22. Tie Your Shoes>
23. Red Hot Mama*

24. Encore break
25. Expiration Day
26. Weight of the World
27. Give

*w/ John Gros on keyboards (Papa Grows Funk)

Source: Neumann U89i (hyper)> Neve Portico 5012 (silk mode)> Benchmark Sonic AD2K+> SD 702 (24/48)
Taped, tracked, seeded by Adam Downs (@Big_Perm_taper)