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The Aladdin Theater And A Day Off in Portland

February 19th, 2014 Jorma Leave a comment Go to comments
In good company!

In good company!

Foto by Phil Jacobs

Last night we were at the good old Aladdin Theater for a sold out show with David Lindley. We are pulling into end of this great run with David. It has and will continue to be an honor and a pleasure to share the stage with him. We sure hope we get to do it again soon.

By the bye, the great Tony Furtado sat in with David last night which was incredibly cool.

The mighty Aladdin from the stage...

The mighty Aladdin from the stage...

Anyway…

Here is our set list:

Hot Tuna 28, 2014
The Acoustic Trio
Jorma Kaukonen, Jack Casady
& Barry Mitterhoff
The Aladdin Theater
Portland, Oregon
2/18/2014

1. True Religion
2. Hesitation Blues
3. New Song For The Morning
4. The Terrible Operation
5. I See The Light
6. Barbeque King
7. Trial By Fire
8. 99 Year Blues
9. I’ll Let You Know Before I leave
10. How Long Blues
11. Candy Man
12. Good Shepherd
13. Bar Room Crystal Ball
14. Water Song
15. Keep Your Lamps Trimmed & Burning
16. Encore: Death Don’t Have No Mercy

I had a terrific time at the Aladdin as I always do, but I was ready for bed when we were done. Good times… always.

We were originally supposed to drive to Seattle today but the bus needed to have a water pump replaced so we got a day off in Portland… which was OK with m because I got to get on the Blue Line and ride into town so I could go shopping at the Portland Outdoor Store for some real shrink to fit Levis… you know what I mean. The Portland Outdoor Store is really old school in every respect… no website, no internet shopping. Your either go there or call them up. Love it!

Waiting for the Tri-Met downtown Portland

Waiting for the Tri-Met downtown Portland

A little rain, but with my Honored Citizen (their Senior Citizen Card) pass… it was a buck for the ride.

My chariot arrives...

My chariot arrives...

Tomorrow, bus repair willing, we drive up to Seattle for our show at the Triple Door.

No hotel tomorrow… we drive after show to Boise, Idaho for our gig at the Egyptian Theater.

More will be revealed about all these things. Now I’m starting to think about dinner… hmmm….

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  1. February 19th, 2014 at 19:27 | #1

    Thanks for sharing the pics and set list. Saw you guys electric at The Aladdin in 1999 with Derek Trucks. It was a great show and I still have a framed poster signed by the artist from that show hanging in my office :) Safe Travels up to Seattle!

  2. Peter McKay
    February 19th, 2014 at 20:23 | #2

    Good afternoon JK.
    Thanks for giving it all up last night for us. What a show!
    If you’reiin town and looking for a dinner bite…. I love the Heathman. Next door to the Schnitz. 1001 SW Broadway, Portland, OR 97205
    Keep on keeping on!

  3. Les Hutchinson
    February 20th, 2014 at 05:53 | #3

    Great show at the Aladdin last night; I’ve seen Tuna in many aggregations, but you all sounded literally like a Chamber String Trio. Beautiful acoustics, and an attentive audience for you and David Lindley/Tony Furtado. Thanks to you, Jack, Barry and all of the musicians for all you’re doing to keep this wonderful music alive. Safe Travels, Blue Skies, and Green Lights!

    -Les

  4. johno
    February 20th, 2014 at 17:05 | #4

    There’s a joke here somewhere. What do most jeans have in common with a Holiday Inn – they both have no ballroom.

  5. johno
    February 20th, 2014 at 18:26 | #5

    BTW, are there any plans for Jack’s 70th Birthday April 13th. You’ll be coming out of Florida and heading to Japan. Does the birthday boy wanna quiet day or a big Beacon birthday bash. Just asking…

  6. carlo pagliano
    February 20th, 2014 at 21:30 | #6

    Rock them all nice rock them thrice tonight Jorma!

  7. RickJ
    February 21st, 2014 at 10:28 | #7

    Really looking forward to seeing you tonight in Boise. I’m a Fur Peace attendee and my bandmates are also attending tonight’s show to catch the goodness.

  8. February 22nd, 2014 at 13:58 | #8

    Why no appearances in southern California in 2014? Last time I saw you was in Davis, CA around 1981. It’s TIME again! An appearance at the Fox Theater, Riverside, would be MOST appreciated

  9. carlo pagliano
    February 23rd, 2014 at 21:20 | #9

    Rock Then All to the top tonight Jorma!

  10. February 24th, 2014 at 11:21 | #10

    @Scott Currie
    they just played at Mccabes in Santa Monica a few weeks ago, 4 sold out shows.

  11. johno
    February 24th, 2014 at 16:16 | #11

    @Scott Currie
    Davis is just outside of Sacramento. They just played in Sacramento 2 weeks ago!

  12. Gerry Maggio
    March 18th, 2014 at 11:20 | #12

    Thanks Jorma! I wish I could have been on the train and freak a bit when Jorma kaukonen gets on! Were you recognized?