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From Vinoy Park to Baton Rouge

January 20th, 2014 Leave a comment Go to comments
Hillside Farm yesterday morning

Hillside Farm yesterday morning

Well, it was snowing yesterday morning at home on the farm… not so the case in St. Petersburg.

Not too shabby for January...

Not too shabby for January...

It was nice and warm when we played… good times:

Hot Tuna 14, 2014
The Acoustic Trio
Jorma Kaukonen, Jack Casady
& Barry Mitterhoff
Sunshine Music & Blues Festival
Vinoy Park
St. Petersburg, Florida
Sunday, January 19, 2014

1. San Francisco Bay Blues
2. True Religion
3. I See The Light
4. 99 Year Blues
5. Barbeque King
6. Vicksburg Stomp
7. Hesitation Blues
8. Red River Blues
9. I Know You Rider

Very nice backstage

Very nice backstage

We left at 0600 and started driving and here we are in Baton Rouge. Tomorrow we’ll be at the One World Theater in Austin and the next night at the House Of Blues in Dallas back on tour with Lean Russell and his guys.


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  1. Steve
    January 20th, 2014 at 22:15 | #1

    Jorma simply great to see you guys at Vinoy Park. I have not seen an acoustic show in probably 10 years or more as I am “highly electric” in my old age. It really was a great wee set and I damn sure look forward to seeing you again acoustically in the not to distant future….keep on keepin’ on!!!!

  2. carlo pagliano
    January 20th, 2014 at 23:46 | #2

    To desktop Jorma’s liquid backstage is to give us a lot a that. And mildly brushes away the dim off the soul’s windshield. Immediate pics and now the ‘Concert in the vortex’ hot on itunes do the service. What else in this life. We know that a couple of common words make Jorma smile: “Sold out” and “More” and so it happens each day.
    Yes Jorma yes party.
    Steady As She Goes Jorma!

  3. mikie
    January 21st, 2014 at 09:36 | #3

    Yep, it’s snowing in Athens County again this morning, and might nudge Zero tonight or tomorrow night. Lovin it, take good care till your return. m

  4. Andy K
    January 21st, 2014 at 09:47 | #4

    Just saw that some electric shows have been added. YEAH!!!
    Unfortunately, the Hot Tuna Artist Arena ticket website has NO tickets for ANY performances acoustic or electric. Must be something wrong there. Hoping the problem it can get resolved very soon.

  5. johno
    January 21st, 2014 at 09:55 | #5

    Nice pics. Expecting a foot of snow here on long island – gotta go get my snowblower ready and expecting temps down to 5 to 10 degrees tonite! I have the winter blues…

  6. joe in DC
    January 21st, 2014 at 12:37 | #6

    and a snowing here in the DC metro area as well….i used to love the white stuff, but then i was introduced to VA/MD/DC winter drivers and now, well, i would rather it snowed in other places..hah..happy tour tuna….

  7. January 21st, 2014 at 12:49 | #7

    a little off the subject.. Just downloaded the NYC acoustic show from 11/22/13, which I had the great pleasure of attending. Barroom Crystal Ball is so sweet sounding with Theresa on vocals and Larry on Pedal steel, WOW! I’ve already listened to it five times and gives me lots of goose bumps. The whole show is great! including the crowd noises

  8. joe in DC
    January 21st, 2014 at 13:03 | #8

    jorma and others

    maybe its me
    but the schedule says june 20 in westbury ny and june 21 bergen in nj

    however, the bergen website has tuna listed for june 20 as well

    so whats up?

    doug – yes that was a good show at the ethical center…such a nice venue as well……

  9. January 21st, 2014 at 13:38 | #9

    @joe in DC
    joe: Just looked at the bergen pac web site and it says june 21.. (maybe it is you ) *wink*

  10. joe in DC
    January 21st, 2014 at 14:28 | #10

    doug – click on buy tickets on bergen pac………..june 20
    though i will be the first to say that tech stuff makes my head hurt…but june 20 nonetheless

  11. January 21st, 2014 at 15:22 | #12

    @joe in DC
    so I clicked the link on Jorma’s tour page, and it brought me to the bergen pac web site which says June 21, and there is a box that says on sale soon, when I click that it brings to a ticketmaster page that says 6/21. Also there is an events/calendar link which also says June 21.

  12. joe in DC
    January 21st, 2014 at 15:33 | #13

    Doug- u r correct
    i am confused
    i know it said 6/20
    hah; what can i say but thanks Doug
    i hope i have the correct year…2015 right?

  13. January 21st, 2014 at 19:02 | #14

    @joe in DC
    no worries Joe.. hope you get to go to the show.!!! My next show coming up is McCabes and I couldn’t be more excited!

  14. Joe in Dc
    January 21st, 2014 at 19:40 | #15

    Doug. I got a friend in LA also going to the Mccabes show enjoy that

  15. kathy the same
    January 21st, 2014 at 20:15 | #16

    I have a friend who’s playing at the bar down the street. And they have no mural behind it. Ha. Ha. Winner loses all.

  16. Kevin
    January 21st, 2014 at 21:05 | #17

    It was so nice to have you down here in so-so sunny FL. Show was great as usual. The off and on chill/sun/sprinkles turned to bright sunshine as the three amigos took the stage, mother nature is surely a Hot Tuna fan. Hope your stay was pleasant and gave you a bit of relief from the weather in the rest of this beautiful country. Please come back soon.

  17. Tom Couch
    January 22nd, 2014 at 16:24 | #18

    In Dallas looking forward to show. I’ve been able to make at least one HT or JK solo shows for each of the past 5 or 6 yrs. great to see you guys in the flyover region. Also wanting to get back to fpr this fall. Need to check on that

  18. Howard
    January 22nd, 2014 at 17:57 | #19

    I just received the announcement from the Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, NY for the Electric Hot Tuna show “with Leon Russell” this coming summer. I would suggest to avoid the confusion that the previous person pointed out about whether or not Hot Tuna would play two sets or play together with Leon Russell, there should be some clarification on the website and the illustration marquee advertisement.

  19. January 23rd, 2014 at 00:29 | #20

    Hey Howard… all these shows are considered ‘co-bills,’ regardless of who goes n first or last. Leon and us (Tuna) each get 90 minutes. That’s how it goes…


  20. Barbara Jacobs
    January 23rd, 2014 at 02:39 | #21

    Nu, voos vet zein? Voos iz der takhlis?

  21. January 23rd, 2014 at 09:35 | #22

    I’v always loved TUNA …since the show may 74 providence when a green BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN was a no show as opening act. al stewart did it.
    I Was at the last AIRPLANE SHOW IN 89…CT Lake Compounce?.. only 20 ppl in the audience.
    even i was ashamed at the promoters lack of promotion.
    anyway…hot tuna rolls on!