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Sat August 17 STRATTON Summer Concert on the Mountain. Check back our schedule for info and updates.
Friday June 21st NORTHEAST FAIR in Pittson PA. This show will feature Special Guest, Kenny Brooks (Ratdog, Alphabet Soup)
*NEW- River Street Jazz Cafe in August.
..for info on these shows and more click SCHEDULE
A day In the life: What's been up...
...FOLLOWING THE BAND MEMBERS.
While the cat's away:
Klyph Black- Black and Sparrow
Tom Circosta- Dead on Live
Dave Diamond- Assembly of Dust and various projects CLICK
Mike Miz- MIZ
Waynard Scheller- Live/Dead
PAST NEWS BELOW
We are pleased to announce a special apprearance on 3/23 at Stratton Mountain. A "Fire on the Mountain" is what it will take to heat the Main Base Tent!!
3/1 New shows announced- It will be our first time at ABURY LANES in Asbury Park NJ on FRIDAY MARCH 1st. Then over to our home away from home RIVER STREET JAZZ CAFE in Wilkes Barre PA
APRIL 16th - GRAMERCY THEATER w/ VERY SPECIAL GUEST OPENER JOHN K OF FURTHUR (OFF NIGHT OF FURTHUR SHOWS)
JULY 6th- GRATEFULFEST (THIS SHOW FEATURES KENNY BROOKS
On Sunday January 22, 2012 The Zen Tricksters play a very special show at The Brooklyn Bowl
** We already have shows lined up for 2012, beginning 1/7 @ GRIZZLEYS, STRATTON MOUNTAIN RESORT. Click SCHEDULE for the latest. Thanks
NEW SHOWS ADDED:
WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 23, 2011- (THANKSGIVING EVE) @ RIVER STREET JAZZ CAFE (Wilkes Barre PA)
DECEMBER 17, 2011- SHERMAN THEATER (Stroudsburg PA) "cHrIsTmAs jAm" w/ other GREAT BANDS. For further info click the link on our SCHEDULE
Tom to perform in November 2011 with "Dead On 71-72"
Check out the link on our SCHEDULE.
On Friday September 9th we played PINNACLE JAM in Kempton PA. The Festival featured many other well-known acts, such as GARCIA GRASS and CABINET and BORIS GARCIA. Set List below..
On Thursday September 8th The Jam Stampede returned to MEXICALI LIVE Teaneck NJ. Enhancing the evenings energy was the spirit PIGPEN as we seasoned our set with an abundance of his tunes in celebration of his birthday. LIZZY FRIEL raised the bar even higher, joining on vocals throughout the evening. Check out the Set List below..
Be Sure to Click on SCHEDULE for a complete list of shows!
JUNE 2011: ***JUST ANNOUNCED- Our Featured Guest for the August 9th show at Brooklyn Bowl will be World Class Fiddler Kenny Kosek who, in addition to many other artists, was a member of The Jerry Garcia Band. He appears on "Almost Acoustic", an album recorded at San Francisco's Warfield and New York City's Lunt-Fontaine Theater and soon to be released "Ragged But Right". Check our schedule for further info.
We have added Warwick Winery Grateful Dead Fest to our August Jerry Celebration month. We'll See you all there on AUG 21st. Music all day, JAM STAMPEDE plays at 4PM
KEMPTON HARVEST MUSICAL FESTIVAL HAS BEEN RENAMED "PINNACLE JAM"
May 2011: The Show at Woodys in Greenville Maine on JUly 9th has been cancelled. We are sorry for the inconvenience. Until we meet again...
S-T-A-M-P-E-D-E * I-N-T-E-R-N-A-T-I-O-N-A-L On JULY 8TH we cross the ST STEPHEN Bridge into Canada to headline the 2nd night of SALTY JAM!! w/ Slowcoaster! The "SAINT JOHNS FESTIVAL OF MUSIC" in New Brunswick, Features headliners, Rosanne Cash 7/7 The Legendary Downchild Blues Band 7/9 and others great bands performing. Go to our schedule for Salty Jam Website link and much more info.
April 2011: A very special Thank you to Joe Ciarvella (Post Junction, Former Zen Trickster) who did a tremendous job filling in on drums on 4/30 in Plains PA, Check out the set list below...
NEW- August 11th- A Bears Picnic Check our schedule for set time and details...
The Brooklyn Bowl Show on April 19th which included featured guests Mark Karan and Kenny Brooks, was further enhanced by the appearance of Jason Crosby who squared off on Keyboards with our own Freeman White to end the first set. Check out the Setlist below !!
We are pleased to announce our September 8th return to Mexicali Live in Teaneck NJ. It has already been added to our schedule. Please keep checking back for any updates.
March 2011: Klyph Black and Rumor Has will perform at Gratefulfest, Nelson Ledges, Ohio. It has yet to be determined whether it will be July 2, 3 or 4. Check back here for updates and set times.
We are pleased to announce The Island Park Summer Concert Series, Island Park NY. We will be performing there on Saturday July 23, 2011. Please keep checking back for set times, information, etc..
February 2011:On Sunday February 20th 2011 Dave, Klyph and Tom joined together, once again, with long time bandmate Jeff Mattson for a reunion of The Zen Tricksters. The event, which took place at Brooklyn Bowl, was part of a concert celebrating the life of David Nolan, longtime musical archivist at the famed Wetlands Preserve NYC and the host of WBAI radio's "Morning Dew" show. The Tricksters were, once again, honored to be part of this annual event.
Thanks for your support...
Some Recent Set Lists:
September 9,2011 PINNACLE JAM (Kempton PA) w/ Paul Kates on keyboards. (Reflections)
Samson and Delilah>Uncle Johns Band>Good Lovin>Playin in the Band>Uncle Johns (reprise)>Good Lovin (reprise)>Playin (reprise)>Alligator>Shakedown Street>China Cat>I Know You Rider>Ramble On Rose, Help on the Way>Slipknot>Franklins Tower E:Box Of Rain
September 8,2011 MEXICALI LIVE (Teaneck, NJ) w Paul Kates on keyboards. (Reflections)
Alligator>The Other One>Morning Dew, Operator, Cold Rain and Snow, Bertha>Mama Tried, It Hurts me Too, Let it Grow, Good Lovin, Brown Eyed Woman, Next Time You See Me, Cassidy, Ramble on Rose, Hard To Handle, Terrapin Station>I know you Rider E: Mr Charlie
April 30, 2011 River Street Jazz Cafe (Plains, PA)
Set 1 Jam>The Music Never Stopped>Loser>All Over Now (Used To Love Her)Easy Wind> Peggy-O, Dark Star> Hard To Handle> St. Stephen> Morning Dew
Set 2Cold Rain & Snow>Hey Pocky WayIt Must've Been The Roses>The Race Is On, Unbroken Chain> One More Saturday Night> Scarlet Begonias>Stella Blue> Man Smart, Women Smarter>Bertha
China Cat Sunflower>I Know You Rider, Jack Straw>Deal, Beat It On Down The Line
Mississippi Half-Step Uptown Toodeloo (cut)
Mr. Charlie (cut)
April 19, 2011 Brooklyn Bowl, Brooklyn NY Featuring Kenny Brooks and Mark Karan
SET 1 Jam> Mississippi Half Step> Big River>West LA Fadeaway, Hard To Handle, Tennessee Jed, Cassidy, The Wheel> Brown Eyed Woman, Goin Down The Road Feelin Bad
SET 2 Shakedown Street> It takes a lot to laugh/Train to cry, Other One> Death Don’t Have No mercy, Ballad Of A Thin Man> Don’t let Go>Wharf Rat> Morning Dew> Turn On Your Lovelight
March 5, 2011 River Street Jazz Cafe( Plains, PA)
Jam> The Wheel> Estimated Prophet> Peggy-o> Big River, Unbroken Chain> Eyes of the World>Throwin' Stones> Goin Down the Road> I Know You Rider,
Set Two: Shakedown> Masterpiece, Next Time You See Me,Loser, Playin' in the Band> Terrapin Station> Uncle John's Band> Playin' (reprise> Uncle John's Band> Not Fade Away. *E: Sugaree,Quinn the Eskimo (Mighty Quinn)
March 4, 2011 Acoustic Cafe (Bridgeport CT)
Midnight Moonlight, The Race Is On, Candyman, Easy Wind, The Harder They Come, Cassidy, Jug Band Song (Asked for Water), Help On The Way > Slipknot >Foolish Heart
The Music Never Stopped
Bertha, Dark Hollow, Loser, Tennessee Plates, Me and My Uncle >Box Of Rain, Hey Pocky Way, Carmelita, Story > Bad Bad Leroy Brown Tease, Uncle John's Band >It's All Over Now
February 12, 2011 Grizzly's, Stratton VT
Soundcheck I Know You Rider Set One: Help On The Way> Slipknot!> West LA Fadeaway , Black Throated Wind, Hard To Handle, Tons Of Steel, Estimated Prophet > Scarlet Begonias> Fire On The Mountain Sugar Magnolia> Truckin'> Sunshine Daydream
Set Two: Playing In The Band> Uncle John's Band> Morning Dew> Playing In The Band (reprise) Candyman> All Over Now (Used To Love her) Eyes Of The World> Going Down The Road Feeling Bad> Whipping Post Quinn The Eskimo
February 11, 2011 Showcase Live Foxboro, MA
Setlist: The Music Never Stopped> Sugaree, Unbroken Chain> The Other One> Wharf Rat> The Other One> Uncle John's Band> I Know You Rider> Let It Grow> Tangled Up In Blue Viola Lee Blues> Bertha> China Cat Sunflower> Hey Pocky Way> Franklin's Tower Shakedown Street
February 10, 2011 Lily's Pad@ Toads Place New Haven CT * w/ Kat Walkerson (Vocals)
Set One: Cold Rain & Snow Samson & Delilah, When I Paint My Masterpiece, Blow Away, Easy Wind, Mississippi Half-Step Uptown Toodleloo, Big River,Brown-Eyed Women> Let It Grow> Deal
Set Two: Scarlet Begonias, Terrapin Station, The Harder They Come*, Cassidy*, Next Time You See Me, Dark Star> Scarlet Begonias (tease) Good Lovin', Jack Straw, Not Fade Away, Going Down The Road Feeling Bad
January 25, 2011 Brooklyn Bowl, (Brooklyn, NY w/ *Michael Falzarano and Barry Mitterhoff
Set One: Jam> Playin' in the Band> Viola Lee Blues, *Truck Drivin Man, *Keep on Truckin, *Cold Rain and Snow> *Woman Are Smarter, *Candyman (Hot Tuna), *Midnight Moonlight, *Masterpiece, *Franklins Tower
Set Two: Truckin> St Stephen> *I know You Rider, *Henry, *Good Shepherd, *Glendale Train, *Six Days on the Road (w/Collin Rocker)>*Big River (w/Collin Rocker), *Samson and Delilah>*Playin (Reprise) E: *Tangled up in Blue
January 22, 2011 River Street Jazz Cafe (Plains, PA)
Set One: The Music Never Stopped> Brown-Eyed Women The Harder They Come Crazy Fingers>Box Of Rain Ramble On Rose Looks Like Rain> Bird Song> Let It Grow
Set Two: Jam> Help On The Way> Slipknot!> Foolish Heart> Unbroken Chain> Estimated Prophet> It Must Have Been The Roses> Hey Pocky Way Cassidy> Morning Dew> Shakedown Street>
**Viola Lee Blues
Encore: How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)
**(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction
Halloween-River Street Jazz Cafe :
Brokedown Palace, I Know You Rider
Set One: Jam> Werewolves Of London> Cold Rain & Snow> Playin' In The Band> Unbroken Chain> Ton Of Steel> Easy Wind, Black Throated Wind, Mississippi Half-Step Uptown Toodleloo> The Music Never Stopped
Set Two: Scarlet Begonias> Uncle John's Band> Fearless> It's All Over Now> Terrapin Station> Hey Pocky Way, St. Stephen> I Know You Rider, To Lay Me Down, Shakedown Street> Casey Jones
October 25th 2010 Brooklyn Bowl feat. Kenny Brooks and Jason Crosby:
1st Set : 420 Jam> Music Never Stopped, Friend Of The Devil Jam > I Know You Rider, Estimated Prophet > Fearless Con't : Brown Eyed Woman , Let It Grow> Harder They Come 2nd Set Shakedown Street, The Weight, Simple Twist Of Fate, Unbroken Chain, True Love Will Find You In The End> Crazy Fingers >Turn On Your Lovelight> Bertha Encore:One More Saturday Night
August 9th 2010 Brooklyn Bowl feat. Michael Falzarano, Barry Mitterhoff, Johnny Markowski, Jason Crosby, David Gans (Other Appearances by, Lizzy Friel, Tom San Falippo, Rob Wolfson)
Set 1: Sugaree > Jam > Help On The Way >Slipknot! >Franklin's Tower, Big Railroad Blues Peggy-O, Beat It On Down The Line, Hesitation Blues ,Bird Song, Louisiana Lady Estimated Prophet >Terrapin Station >Morning Dew
Set 2: @Friend Of The Devil @Dark Hollow @Wild Horses @I Don't Know You @Death Don't Have No Mercy, China-Cat Sunflower >I Know You Rider, Eyes Of The World >St. Stephen >The Other One >Drum Solo > Goin' Down The Road Feelin' Bad >Bertha
Tangled Up In Blue, Ripple >Brokedown Palace, Encore: Box Of Rain