The Friends of Montezuma
A few months before using the band name Ratdog, Bob Weir, Rob Wasserman, Matthew Kelly and Jay Lane played two shows billed as The Friends of Montezuma. This name appears to have been used at three shows.
April 30, 1995 at the Sweetwater Saloon, Mill Valley, CA
Set 1: Bombs Away, Walkin' Blues > Take Me To The River, City Girls > Fever, Eternity, When I Paint My Masterpiece
Set 2: Twilight Time > Blackbird, K.C. Moan, The Winners > Easy to Slip > Drums > Bass > Satisfaction
Set 3: Easy Answers, Josephine
Encore: Heartbreak Hotel
Early parts of this show may have been just Weir solo or Weir/Wasserman duo. Woody Harelson joined the band on guitar and vocals for the encore.
May 1, 1995 at the Sweetwater Saloon, Mill Valley, CA
Set 1: Jam > Good Morning Little Schoolgirl, Blackbird, K.C. Moan, Maggie's Farm, Desolation Row, The Winners, Youngblood, Fever
Set 2: Wang Dang Doodle, Eternity, This Time Forever > Shade of Gray > Heaven Help The Fool > Drums > Bass > Spoonful > Blues Jam > Easy Answers > Throwing Stones
Encore: Unknown, Gloria
Jenni Muldaur joined the band for parts of this show.
November 10, 1995 Sweetwater Saloon, Mill Valley, CA
Set 1: Walkin Blues, Bombs Away, Take Me to the River, City Girls, Fever, Youngblood, Blackbird, K.C. Moan, When I Paint My Masterpiece
Set 2: Juke, Good Morning Little Schoolgirl, Little Red Rooster, Eternity, This Time Forever > Shade of Grey, The Winners, Easy to Slip > Bass/Drums > Victim or the Crime > Josephine
Encore: Every Little Light, It's a Man's Man's Man's World, Easy Answers