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Back Home, L.A. To Fresno

February 12th, 2014 Jorma Leave a comment Go to comments
Entrance to Hillside Farm

Entrance to Hillside Farm

Back home, winter holds sway…

A kid and a dog in the snow... recipe for good times

A kid and a dog in the snow... recipe for good times

How’s about Mama’s brand new toy?

Bring it on!

Bring it on!

In the dressing room at McCabe’s… we met with friends.

Guess who...

Guess who...

Meanwhile, here in California… we headed up to Fresno and the Tower Theater.

Days gone by

Days gone by

The CCC and the WPA were an important part of my family’s history back in the day.

Not all Fresno is like this... I liked the picture though

Not all Fresno is like this... I liked the picture though

Then there was the Tower Theater…

On the Marquee

On the Marquee

The Tower Theater is beautiful… family owned since rocks and water.

What a room!

What a room!

The master at his craft...

The master at his craft...

David Lindley is quite simply, one of the best and it’s an honor to b on the road with him!

Here is our set list:

Hot Tuna 22, 2014
The Acoustic Trio
Jorma Kaukonen, Jack Casady
& Barry Mitterhoff
The Tower Theater
Fresno, California
Tuesday, February 11, 2014

1. Nobody Knows You When You’re Down and Out
2. True Religion
3. Serpent Of Dreams
4. Hesitation Blues
5. Second Chances
6. Trial By Fire
7. Mama Let Me Lay It On You
8. Barbeque King
9. I’ll Let You Know Before I Leave
10. How Long Blues
11. Prohibition Blues
12. 99 Year Blues
13. Candy Man
14. Good Shepherd
15. Nine Pound Hammer
16. Encore: Embryonic Journey

The boys after show!

The boys after show!

Onward to the Freight And Salvage

Nuff said....

Nuff said....

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  1. jim hitchcock
    February 12th, 2014 at 13:46 | #1

    Great Civil War chops on Lindley!

    Years and years ago Guitar Player did an article on Lindley’s guitars awesome instrument collection. Going to have to try and dig that one up.

  2. warren sehter
    February 12th, 2014 at 14:21 | #2

    omg booga

  3. Steve Levenson
    February 12th, 2014 at 14:46 | #3

    If you make a poster of the bottom photo I’m buying it. Very nice!

  4. John B
    February 12th, 2014 at 15:08 | #4

    Is David wearing blue shoes ?

  5. Dan
    February 12th, 2014 at 17:46 | #5

    John B :Is David wearing blue shoes ?

    Did you check out the rest of the outfit? lol

  6. neil
    February 12th, 2014 at 18:26 | #6

    El Rayo Slacks

  7. johno
    February 12th, 2014 at 19:24 | #7

    They look like my pajamas. Nice snow blower Vanessa – looks like we’re gonna get whalloped tomorrow.

  8. Steve Comeau
    February 12th, 2014 at 20:49 | #8

    Is it just me or does anyone else see a face in the interior shot of the theater? (Hint: the ceiling lamps are the eyes.)

  9. jim hitchcock
    February 12th, 2014 at 21:24 | #9

    Sure, has an earring hanging from the right ear :)

  10. carlo pagliano
    February 12th, 2014 at 21:52 | #10

    Rock Them All Tuna tonight Jorma!

  11. Joey Hudoklin
    February 13th, 2014 at 12:04 | #11

    While we’re being walloped by a blizzard in the east, I can only wish I was “Strolling in the Garden, Sunshine have a California Day”.
    Hot Tuna, f–k yeah!

  12. Angelo
    February 13th, 2014 at 12:39 | #12

    Good lord ….It’s Booger

  13. Simon
    February 13th, 2014 at 14:17 | #13

    Jorma – any plans to bring the show over to the UK again? Last time I saw Hot Tuna was at the Bath Festival in June 1970.

  14. February 13th, 2014 at 14:30 | #14

    We’d love to. Get us an offer brother… and we’ll play requests.

  15. Bridget
    February 13th, 2014 at 23:37 | #15

    Was looking forward to seeing you guys with David Lindley at the Aladdin. Congratulations on your sold out show!!! This slacker will see you next time around :)