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From Ann Arbor To Iowa City

March 8th, 2012 Jorma 7 comments
The Splendor Of The Open Road

The Splendor Of The Open Road

Night before last we played a sold out show at the Ark in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Barry Mitterhoff has played through three Ark incarnations and I through two. We all love this place… and here is our set list from the other night:

Hot Tuna 13, 2012
The Acoustic Trio
Jorma Kaukonen, Jack Casady
& Barry Mitterhoff
The Ark
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Tuesday, March 6, 2012

First Set:
1. True Religion
2. Hesitation Blues
3. Goodbye To The Blues
4. Things That Might Have Been
5. Bread Line Blues
6. Living In The Moment
7. Let Us Get Together Right Down Here
8. Barbeque King
9. 99 Year Blues
10. Second Chances
11. I Know You Rider
12. Full Go Round
13. Children Of Zion
14. Come Back Baby
15. Good Shepherd
16. Vicksburg Stomp
17. Whining Boy Blues
18. Mama Let Me Lay It On You
19. I Am The Light Of This World
20. Nine Pound Hammer
21. Encore: Embryonic Journey

Well… yesterday was a ‘day off.’ We drove nine and a half hours but here we are in Iowa City and things are looking good. A beautiful day, another sold out show and we get to play music.

What could be better than that… aside from being home with the kids, of course.

Onward…

The Song Of The Open Road...

The Song Of The Open Road...

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A Quick One With Two Lists

March 6th, 2012 Jorma 11 comments

OK, OK… I’m getting overwhelmed here. Got in late last night (Sunday)… radio show this morning… gig Monday night… driving to Ann Arbor in the morning… so I’m just going to let it go with the set lists:
Hot Tuna 13, 2012
The Acoustic Trio
Jorma Kaukonen, Jack Casady
& Barry Mitterhoff
The German House
Rochester, New York
Monday, March 5, 2012

First Set:
1. Candy Man
2. I See The Light
3. Hesitation Blues
4. Children Of Zion
5. Second Chances
6. Bread Line Blues
7. Barbeque King
8. Sea Child
9. Full Go Round
10. Parchman Farm
11. Keep Your Lamps Trimmed And Burning
Second Set:
1. Serpent Of Dreams
2. Goodbye To The Blues
3. I’ll Let You Know Before I Leave
4. How Long Blues
5. Mama Let Me Lay It On You
6. Come Back Baby
7. Let Us Get Together Right Down Here
8. Things That Might Have Been
9. The Terrible Operation
10. That’ll Never Happen No More
11. 99 Year Blues
12. I Am The Light Of This World
13. I Know You Rider
14. Encore: Water Songa
And…

Hot Tuna 12, 2012
The Acoustic Trio
Jorma Kaukonen, Jack Casady
& Barry Mitterhoff
The Whittaker Center
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Saturday, March 3, 2012

First set:
1. True Religion
2. I’ll Let You Know Before I Leave
3. How Long Blues
4. Hesitation Blues
5. Children Of Zion
6. Second Chances
7. Barbeque King
8. Heart Temporary
9. Bread Line Blues
10. Parchman Farm
11. Keep Your Lamps Trimmed And Burning
Second set:
1. Serpent Of Dreams
2. Mama Let Me Lay It On You
3. Come Back Baby
4. Goodbye To The Blues
5. Things That Might Have Been
6. Sea Child
7. Full Go Round
8. The Terrible Operation
9. Let Us Get Together Right Down Here
10. 99 Year Blues
11. I Am The Light Of This World
12. 9 Pound Hammer
13. Encore: Water Song

I’ll do better on the next one…

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Back To The Keswick

March 3rd, 2012 Jorma 7 comments
Dressing Room In Charlottesville, VA

Dressing Room In Charlottesville, VA

Well, from Charlottesville to Glenside… with a stop to replace a damaged tire. A sold out show at the Keswick…thanks for coming folks… and a thanks to those who noticed my incomplete set list from the Ram’s Head. I fixed that… anyway… here is our set from tonight:

Hot Tuna 11, 2012
The Acoustic Trio
Jorma Kaukonen, Jack Casady
& Barry Mitterhoff
The Keswick Theater
Glenside, Pennsylvania
Friday, March 2, 2012

First Set:
1. I See The Light
2. Hesitation Blues
3. Children Of Zion
4. Second Chances
5. Let Us Get Together Right Down Here
6. Come Back Baby
7. I’ll Be All Right Some Day
8. 99 Year Blues
9. I’ll Let You Know Before I Leave
10. 99 Year Blues
11. Candy Man
12. I Know You Rider
Second Set:
1. Been So Long
2. Mama Let Me Lay It On You
3. Things That Might Have Been
4. Bread Line Blues
5. Full Go Round
6. Good Shepherd
7. Red River Blues
8. How Long Blues ( first string break in years)
9. Water Song
10. Nine Pound Hammer
11. Encore: Vicksburg Stomp

What a great show tonight and I get to sleep late because we’re just going to Harrisburg tomorrow to the Whittaker Center.

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Racing To Keep Up

March 2nd, 2012 Jorma 4 comments

As always, my intentions are noble. There’s been so much action over the last couple of days I really wanted to write more but frankly, there just hasn’t been time. Anyway… the show at the Birchmere… sold out! The show last night here in Charlottesville… well attended! The show tonight in Philly at the Keswick… sold out! Good times. Without further ado, here are the lists from Alexandria and Charlottesville:

Hot Tuna 9, 2012
The Acoustic Trio
Jorma Kaukonen, Jack Casady
& Barry Mitterhoff
The Birchmere
Alexandria, Virginia
Wednesday, February 29, 2012

First Set:
1. True Religion
2. I See The Light
3. Heart Temporary
4. Hesitation Blues
5. Children Of Zion
6. Mama Let Me Lay It On You
7. Come Back Baby
8. Bread Line Blues
9. Second Chances
10. Let Us Get Together Right Down Here
11. I Know You Rider
Second Set:
1. Been So Long
2. Keep On Trucking Mama
3. Things That Might Have Been
4. Vicksburg Stomp
5. Barbeque King
6. Sea Child
7. Full Go Round
8. How Long Blues
9. Parchman Farm
10. Keep Your Lamps Trimmed And Burning
11. 99 Year Blues
12. Nine Pound Hammer
13. Encore: Water Song

…and last night at the Jefferson Theater:

Hot Tuna 10, 2012
The Acoustic Trio
Jorma Kaukonen, Jack Casady
& Barry Mitterhoff
Jefferson Theater
Charlottesville, Virginia
Thursday, March 1, 2012

First Set:
1. Search My Heart
2. Hesitation Blues
3. Mama Let Me Lay It On You
4. Second Chances
5. I’ll Let You Know Before I Leave
6. How Long Blues
7. Goodbye To The Blues
8. Red River Blues
9. Come Back Baby
10. Vicksburg Stomp
11. Parchman Farm
12. Keep Your Lamps Trimmed And Burning
Second Set:
1. Been So Long
2. Bread Line Blues
3. Children of Zion
4. Things That Might Have Been
5. Let Us Get Together Right Down Here
6. Full Go Round
7. Good Shepherd
8. The Terrible Operation
9. Serpent Of Dreams
10. I Am The Light Of This World
11. I Know You Rider
12. Encore: Water Song

And of course… coming tonight… the Keswick, which of course is really in Glenside, Pennsylvania.

Bus call… gotta go!

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