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Wednesday, March 1, 2006 – Fire Dog Year

Laurie Anderson
Nawang Khechog
Sufjan Stevens
Philip Glass
Daniel Roumain
Antony
Damien Rice
Allen Toussaint

2006 Set List

Philip Glass – Welcome
Bob Thurman – Remarks
Monks – Invocation
Laurie Anderson & Antony – Big Science
Laurie Anderson& Nawang Khechog – Huge Hole
Sufjan Stevens – The Lord God Bird
Sufjan Stevens – Kasmir Pulaski Day
Philip Glass – Etude #10
Philip Glass and Daniel Roumain – Metamorphosis 2
Daniel Roumain – Hip Hop Study Etude #10 in C minor
Daniel Roumain – Filter
Daniel Roumain and Nawang Khechog – Native
Nawang Khechog – Hall of Compassion
Nawang Khechog & Jay Dee Dougherty – Dig & Drums
Antony – You are my Sister
Damien Rice – Blower’s Daughter Part 2
Damien Rice – Cold Water
Allen Toussaint – Whipped Cream
Allen Toussaint – Tippytina & Me
Allen Toussaint – Big Chief
All Artists – Finale: Yes We Can Can


Wednesday, February 9, 2005 – Wood Bird Year

The Black Keys
Ray Davies
Nelly McKay
Marc Anthony Thompson
Trey Anastasio
Philip Glass
Antony
Lou Reed
Patti Smith

2005 Set List

Philip Glass – Welcome
Bob Thurman – Remarks
Monks – invocation
Black Keys – 10AM Automatic
Black Keys – The Breaks
Black Keys – I Cry Alone
Black Keys and Ray Davies – Act Nice & Gentle
Nellie McKay – Ding Dong
Nellie McKay – Inner Peace
Nellie McKay – Suitcase
Marc Anthony Thompson – Down Solo
Marc Anthony Thompson – I’m Going to Cry
Marc Anthony Thompson – Forever Everyone
Trey Anastasio – Bar 17
Trey Anastasio – Love is Freedom
Trey Anastasio & Nellie McKay – Flock of Words
Michael Riesman – Excerpts from Dracula Score
Ray Davies – Village Green Medley
Ray Davies – Sunny Afternoon
Ray Davies – Lola
Antony – Hope There’s Someone
Lou Reed – Perfect Day
Patti Smith & Philip Glass – Perfect World
Patti Smith & Band – Ghost Dance
Patti Smith & Band – Peaceable Kingdom
All Artists – Finale: People Have the Power


Wednesday, February 25, 2004 – Wood Monkey Year

Bright Eyes
David Byrne
Philip Glass
Nawang Khechog
Angelique Kidjo
Keb’ Mo’
Yo La Tengo
Tashi Lhunpo Monks


Friday, February 28, 2003 – Water Sheep Year

Laurie Anderson
David Bowie
Ray Davies
Philip Glass
Angelique Kidjo
Ziggy Marley
Lou Reed
Rufus Wainwright
Tsering Wangmo
Drepung Gomang Monks


Friday, February 22, 2002 – Water Horse Year

David Bowie
Ray Davies
Bebel Gilberto
Philip Glass
Nawang Khechog
The Kronos Quartet
Patti Smith
Marc Anthony Thompson
Drepung Gomang Monks
Adam Yauch

2002 Set List

Philip Glass – Welcome
Robert Thurman – Remarks
Monks – Mandela Offering
Monks – Makahala Chanting
Marc Anthony Thompson – Stone Love
Marc Anthony Thompson & Philip Glass – My Mom
Bebel Gilberto – August Day Song
Bebel Gilberto – Samba E Amor
Bebel Gilberto & Ray Davies – No Return
Ray Davies – Celluloid Heroes
Ray Davies – All Day and All Night
Philip Glass – Metamorphisis
Philip Glass & Adam Yauch & Nawang Khechog – Sun Mandala
Nawang Khechog – Solo
Adam Yauch – Promised Land
David Bowie & Quartet – I Would Be Your Slave 4:53
David Bowie & Quartet & Kronos Quartet – Space Oddity
Philip Glass & Patti Smith – On Cremation
Patti Smith – The Lamb
Patti Smith – Gloria
All Artists – Finale: Everyone People Have Power


Monday, February 26, 2001 – Iron Snake Year

David Bowie
Dana Bryant
Philip Glass
Emmylou Harris
Rahat Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan
Nawang Khechog
Dave Matthews
Natalie Merchant
Moby
Patti Smith
The Drepung Gomang Monks

2001 Set List

Philip Glass – Welcome
Robert Thurman – Remarks
Rahat Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan – 1st Song, 2nd Song
Dave Matthews – Every Day, The Stone
Emmylou Harris & Ethan John – Red Dirt Girl
Emmylou Harris, Ethan John, & Dave Matthews – My Antonia
Emmylou Harris & Ethan John – Michaelangelo
Natalie Merchant – Three Wishes
Natalie Merchant, Dana Bryant, Nawang Khechog, Emmylou Harris – Weeping Pilgrim
Dana Bryant – Canis Rufus (Ode to Chaka Khan)
Dana Bryant & Nawang Khechog – Religion
Nawang Khechog – Solo flute
Nawang Khechog, Rahat Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan Farrouk – Trio
Philip Glass, Patti Smith, Rahat Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan – Magic Psalm by Allen Ginsberg
Philip Glass – Etude #10
Moby & Martha Mooke – Porcelain
David Bowie, Moby, Philip Glass – Heroes
David Bowie – Silly Boy Blue
Patti Smith & The Patti Smith Band – Pissing in the River
All Artists -Finale: People Have the Power


Saturday, February 5, 2000 – Iron Dragon Year

Trey Anastasio
David Byrne
Philip Glass
Nawang Khechog
Angelique Kidjo
Ashley MacIsaac
R. Carlos Nakai
Virginia Rodrigues
Patti Smith
Rufus Wainwright
The Gomang Monks


Monday, February 22, 1999 – Earth Rabbit Year

Trey Anastasio
Peter Buck
Shawn Colvin
Philip Glass
Peter Kater
Nawang Khechog
Cibo Matto
Mike Mills
Patti Smith
Michael Stipe
Foday Musa Suso
Chaksampa

1999 Set List

Philip Glass – Welcome
Robert Thurman – Remarks
Chaksam-Pa – Purification Dance
Cibo Matto Tempo Tempo, Sci-Fi Wasabi, Birthday Cake
Cibo Matto & Shawn Colvin – Moon River
Shawn Colvin & Peter Kater – 84,000 Different Delusions
Shawn Colvin – Private Universe
REM – E-Bow
REM – The Long Road
REM & Philip Glass – At My Most Beautiful
Philip Glass & Patti Smith – Cremation
Philip Glass & Trey Anastasio – Streams
Philip Glass & Foday Suso – Spring Waterfall
Foday Suso – Aldua
Nawang Khechog & Peter Kater – Dance of Innocence
Foday Suso & Nawang Khechog & Trey Anastasio – Brian & Robert
Trey Anastasio – Dirt
Trey Anastasio & Peter Kater – Billy Breathes
Chaksam-Pa – Amdoshay & Toe
Patti Smith – 1959
Patti Smith – Boy Cried Wolf
Patti Smith – Ghost Dance
All Artists – People Have the Power


Monday, March 9, 1998 – Earth Tiger Year

John Cale
Sheryl Crow
Dadon Dawadolma
Philip Glass
Angelique Kidjo
Ed Kowalczyk & Live
Yungchen Lhamo
Natalie Merchant
Patti Smith
Chad Taylor
Caetano Veloso
The Drepung Loseling Monks

1998 Set List

Drepung Loseling Monks – Invocation
Philip Glass – Introduction
Patti Smith – Poem Stories
Patti Smith & Philip Glass – Poem To P.O
Philip Glass – Metamorphosis #2
Yungchen Lhamo – Lama Dorje
Ed Kowalczyk, Angelique Kidjo, Sheryl Crow, Natalie Merchant – I am Overcome
Live – Lightning Crashes
Live & John Cale – Pablo Picasso
John Cale – Cable Hogue
John Cale & Angelique Kidjo & Dadon – Gun
Dadon – New Years’ Dance
Angelique Kidjo – Malaika
Angelique Kidjo & Sheryl Crow – Redemption Day
Sheryl Crow – River Wide
Sheryl Crow & Natalie Merchant – When They Ring Bells
Natalie Merchant – Thick as Thieves
Caetano Veloso & Natalie Merchant – Touching
Patti Smith – Spell
Patti Smith – 1959
All Artists – People Have the Power


Sunday, February 17, 1997 – Fire Cow Year

John Cale
Billy Corgan
Alan Ginsberg
Philip Glass
Ben Harper
Nawang Khechog
Yungchen Lhamo
Natalie Merchant
Patti Smith
Michael Stipe
Drepung Loseling Monks

1997 Set List

Philip Glass – Welcome
Robert Thurman – Remarks
Monks – Invocation
Ben Harper – Redemption Song
Ben Harper – Oppression
Allen Ginsberg, Lenny Kaye, Peter Yanowitz & John Cale – Don’t Smoke
Philip Glass & Allen Ginsberg – Sunflower Sutra
Philip Glass – Mad Rush
Philip Glass & Natalie Merchant – Planctus
Billy Corgan – Need
Billy Corgan – Death
Natalie Merchant, Billy Corgan, John Cale & Nawang Khechog – Come All Ye Fair Tender Ladies
John Cale, Natalie Merchant, Billy Corgan, Peter Yanowitz & Lenny Kaye – Ship of Fools
John Cale – Chinese Envoy
Patti Smith, John Cale, Oliver Ray & Lenny Kaye – Spell
Patti Smith & John Cale – Beneath the Southern Cross
Patti Smith Poem to the Dalai Lama
Yungchen Llamo Song to the Dalai Lama
Yungchen Llamo Tibetan Prayer
Allen Ginsberg, Philip Glass, Billy Corgan, John Cale – Skeletons
Nawang Khechog – Celebration
Michael Stipe, Patti Smith & Billy Corgan – E-Bow
Michael Stipe, Tony Shanahan, Billy Corgan & Natalie Merchant – Long Road
All Artists – People Have the Power


Monday, February 19, 1996 – Fire Mouse Year

Laurie Anderson
Dadon
Allen Ginsberg
Philip Glass
Emmylou Harris
Richie Havens
Natalie Merchant
Patti Smith


Tuesday, February 28, 1995 – Wood Pig Year

David Byrne
Jimmie Dale Gilmore
Allen Ginsberg
Philip Glass
Spalding Gray
Gyuto Monks
Katell Keineg
Ashley MacIsaac
Natalie Merchant


Thursday, February 10, 1994 – Wood Dog Year

Edie Brickell
Allen Ginsberg
Philip Glass
Spalding Gray
Richie Havens
Nawang Khechog
Natalie Merchant
Paul Simon
The Roche Sisters

1994 Set List

Philip Glass – Welcome
Robert Thurman – Remarks
Monks – Invocation
Philip Glass – Mad Rush
Philip Glass & Paul Simon – The Late Great Johnny Ace
Paul Simon and Ashley MacIsaacs – Duncan
Edie Brickell & Ashley MacIsaacs & Paul Simon – Picture Perfect Morning
Alan Ginsberg – Meditation Rock
Alan Ginsberg – After La Loncha
Alan Ginsberg & Philip Glass – Witchita Vortex Sutra
The Roches – Everyone is Good
The Roches & Nawang Khechog – Tibetan National Anthem
Nawang Khechog – Flute Solo
Nawang Khechog & Natalie Merchant – Prayer
Natalie Merchant – These Are Days
Natalie Merchant – I’m Not The Man
Natalie Merchant & Richie Havens – Where The Soul Never Dies
Richie Havens – God Bless The Child
All Artists – For Freedom


Wednesday, February 24, 1993 – Water Bird Year

Laurie Anderson
Allen Ginsberg
Philip Glass
Nawang Khechog
Ganden Shartse Monks

1993 Set List

Monks – Invocation
Robert Thurman – Opening Remarks
Allen Ginsberg & Laurie Anderson – Solo Reading Poetry
Allen Ginsberg & Philip Glass – Duet from Hydrogen Jukebox
Philip Glass – Piano Solo Music for the Dalai Lama
Philip Glass & Laurie Anderson – Piano/Vocal Duet New Work
Laurie Anderson – Solo Performance
Laurie Anderson & Nawang Khechog – Duet New Work
Nawang Khechog – Solo Performance
All Artists – New Work based on the Ginsberg poem Thoughts Sitting Breathing
Nawang Khechog – Epilogue on Tibetan Flute


Thursday, March 2, 1992 – Water Monkey Year

Philip Glass
Henrich Harrer
Robert A.F. Thurman
Gyuto Monks

1992 Set List

Philip Glass – Welcome
Heinrich Harrer – Remembering Gyuto in Lhasa
Robert Thurman – Introduction to the Program
Gyuto Monks – The Self-initiation of Yamantaka
Gyuto Monks – The Consecration of Self and Environment
Gyuto Monks – The Golden Libation
Gyuto Monks – The Protector Mahakala Melody
Gyuto Monks – The Seven Treasures of the Realm
Gyuto Monks – Lucky Verses