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The Run To The Queen City

Yikes… we drove down to Cincinnati yesterday for our gig at the 20th Century Theater. Barry and I played there in 2003 with our pal Cindy Cashdollar . It was a Sold Out show then… and guess what…

Two words we love to see!

Two words we love to see!

The20th Century Theater is one of those kind of places we just love to play… tradition abounds!

Have your next wedding here...

Have your next wedding here...

Here is our set list for tonight:

Hot Tuna 19, 2012
The Acoustic Trio
Jorma Kaukonen, Jack Casady
& Barry Mitterhoff
20th Century Theater
Cincinnati, Ohio
Thursday, March 15, 2012

First Set:
1. True Religion
2. Hesitation Blues
3. Children Of Zion
4. Second Chances
5. Let Us Get Together Right Down Here
6. Barbeque King
7. Sea Child
8. Full Go Round
9. 99 Year Blues
10. River Of Time
11. I Know You Rider
Second Set:
1. I See The Light
2. Nobody Knows You When You’re Down And Out
3. Come Back Baby
4. Goodbye To The Blues
5. Things That Might Have Been
6. Whining Boy Blues
7. Good Shepherd
8. Bread Line Blues
9. Vicksburg Stomp
10. I Am The Light Of This World
11. Nine Pound Hammer
12. Encore: Water Song

What a place

What a place

Well, it’s 0412 and I just got back to Pomeroy… it’s late so Barry and I came right to the Fur Peace Ranch. Tomorrow is the opening day of our fifteenth year. Congratulations to us!

Long may it wave!

Long may it wave!

  1. Cyndy Consentino
    March 16th, 2012 at 07:28 | #1

    Dear Jorma,
    Congrats! Enjoy opening weekend:)

  2. John Sullivan
    March 16th, 2012 at 09:55 | #2

    Jorma, Thanks for the great show last night!! It was great to see you guys here in the Nati! See you in April at the Ranch. John Sullivan

  3. david hurwitz
    March 16th, 2012 at 10:23 | #3

    Great show; wanted you to know that we stopped across the street at Subway and had their monthly special – Jalapeña tuna; i.e. Hot Tuna, before Hot Tuna!

  4. Dave Millard
    March 16th, 2012 at 11:12 | #4

    Congratulations on the start of the 15th year! A testament to the quality of instruction and most of all the good feelings we get when we get to make it out there. May there be many more opening weekends!

  5. Eaglesteve
    March 16th, 2012 at 13:03 | #5

    Congrats on #15.
    Long may it wave indeed!
    HOORAH

  6. rich lindbloom
    March 16th, 2012 at 17:15 | #6

    Just wondering if you play any of these songs any more – gone through the set lists at various venues and they are conspicuously absent.

    North Wind Rise
    Hamar Promenade
    I’ll be all right
    Roads and roads
    Sleep song
    Letter to the North Star
    Highway Song

    there’s one old song i can’t remember the name of – some of the lyircs go “Hear an angel say – living ain’t so great – with each passing day – sunshine turns me round.” Or at something like that.

  7. carlo pagliano
    March 16th, 2012 at 18:03 | #7

    “And it seems to me like that smart smile again… and it seems to me like that smart smile again” (tremendously genial Song, so beautiful so wonderful, so rock, so gentle soft)

    Hoist the flag on your testing bench
    It’s the 15th further ouverture of noble birth Fur Peace Ranch!
    Fur Peace Station where the seeds are ready plants
    Eagles in the limelight Stars Junction flower In the amps.

    Steady As She Goes, Fur Peace Ranch!

    Always Vital Fantastic Music Jorma!

  8. Richard
    March 17th, 2012 at 09:08 | #8

    Congrats to all at F.P.R

  9. Bridget O’Connor
    March 17th, 2012 at 14:54 | #9

    So good to see my old hometown bringing out the red carpet for you guys. So cool to see the Old 20th Century being used as a music venue. I remember when it used to be a movie theater. It brought a big smile to my face when my niece, who lives around the corner, texted me that you guys were playing there. Just trying to do my part to keep the younger generation in the know. Happy to know she’s listening. Thanks for all the great music you share…

  10. March 17th, 2012 at 23:38 | #10

    Congrats and thanks for the great show Thursday. Love, love, loved it!

  11. RJ King
    March 19th, 2012 at 00:35 | #11

    Yes, the old 20th Century holds many memories. Dad took my brothers and me one New Year’s Day to see Jerry Lewis in “The Nutty Professor.” Many other great films later on, too.

    Then, the 20th Century Theater fell onto hard times. The marquee was not lit up at night. The roof was leaking. The marquee became home to a flock of pigeons. There was talk of tearing it down. Then, the marquee was wrapped in chicken wire to keep out the pigeons. Unfortunately, the chicken wire imprisoned the pigeons that were nesting inside. For years after that, I’d wince every time I drove past because there were dead pigeons in the marquee.
    But, now the 20th Century has rebloomed and is a significant venue for music lovers in the Queen City.
    The Hot Tuna show on Thursday was exceptionally good and was a real treat for me because it had been several decades since I have seen them play here. The last time was with Papa John Creech, at Music Hall if I remember correctly.
    Thank you, Hot Tuna, for a really great “SHOE!”

  12. Walter Hetfield
    March 17th, 2015 at 11:45 | #12

    Glad to see your keeping it real on the road. FYI My hometown has the first claim on the Queen City moniker. http://www.plainfield.com/history.aspx