Justin Guip, Jorma, Larry Campbell, Teresa Williams and Jack Casady at Euphoria Studios

Larry hooked us up with the good folks at Euphoria Studios in Manhattan the day before the Carnegie gig. A truly great place to iron out a few wrinkles. We put in some solid productive time and knew we were ready for the show!

The poster day of show

Photo by Vanessa Kaukonen

Barry Mitterhoff and I played Zankel Hall a decade or so ago but this was the first time in the big room for fifty years. Jack and I played the big room with Hot Tuna in 1972 around the time that Burgers was released. Urban legend has it that Hot Tuna was banned from the venue for a number of nefarious reasons. I have repeated this story a number of times myself but if pressed for provenance I wouldn’t bet the farm on it. In any case, for us to play this legendary venue was an honor difficult to describe.

My dressing room

Photo by Jorma Kaukonen

Over the last century or so countless truly great artists have graced this stage.

As if Billie Holiday wasn’t enough…

Photo by Jorma Kaukonen

Heading out to the stage…

Now That’s a room!

Photo by Jorma Kaukonen

Don’t Step Back…

We just felt right… well prepared and more than excited to have Larry Campbell and Teresa Williams join Justin Guip and us!

We planned on doing the Burgers LP in its entirety for the first set;

Hot Tuna 17, 2022

Carnegie Hall

Jack Casady, Jorma Kaukonen, Justin Guip, Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams

New York City

April 22, 2022

Burger Portion:

  1. True Religion with Larry
  2. Highway Song with Larry and Teresa
  3. 99 Year Blues Larry
  4. Sea Child Larry
  5. Keep On Truckin’ Mama. Larry
  6. Water Song. Larry
  7. Ode To Billy Dean. Larry
  8. Let Us Get Together Right Down Here L and T
  9. Sunny Day Strut Larry

The second featured a couple of tunes Jack and I played in high school. Having Larry and Teresa sing with me on the Everly Brothers and Elvis tune was something I will never forget! Larry pulling John’s Other out of his hat was mind boggling!

It doesn’t get much better than this!

Photo by Vernon Webb

Second Set:

  1. All I Have To Do Is Dream  … L & T
  2. Money Honey.  L & T
  3. Great Divide Revisited with Larry and Teresa
  4. John’s Other featuring Larry
  5. Bowlegged Woman with Larry
  6. Letter To The North Star… L & T
  7. Keep Your Lamps Trimmed & Burning… L & T… their version
  8. Song For The Stainless Cymbal… Larry
  9. Hit Single #1 with Larry
  10. Bar Room Crystal Ballroom Crystal Ball with L & T
  11. Encore: Funky #7… Larry
Bar Room Crystal Ball

Some profoundly good times!

Fiddlin’ around

Photo by Vernon Webb

Profound thanks to all involved!

Yeah man…

Photo by Vernon Webb

What a beautiful night.

Now, just so people who pay attention to such things don’t think we forgot…

The Scottish Rites gig…

Photo by Phi Jacobs

Acoustic Hot Tuna 16, 2022

Jorma Kaukonen & Jack Casady

Scottish Rites Auditorium

Collingswood, New Jersey

Wednesday, April 20, 2022

First Set:

  1. Dime For Beer
  2. Hesitation Blues
  3. Trouble in Mind
  4. Death Don’t Have No Mercy
  5. That’ll Never Happen No More
  6. Second Chances
  7. Trial By Fire
  8. In The Kingdom
  9. Letter To The North Star
  10. Come Back Baby
  11. Ice Age

Second Set:

  1. Ain’t In No Hurry
  2. Broken Highway
  3. Whining Boy Blues
  4. Barbeque King
  5. San Francisco Bay Blues
  6. Great Divide Revisited
  7. Sleep Song
  8. Good Shepherd
  9. Roads and Roads &
  10. Uncle Sam Blues
  11. Song For Stainless Symbol
  12. Keep Your Lamps Trimmed & Burning
  13. Encore: Embryonic Journey

And not to be left out…

The Narrows in Fall River

Photo by Phil Jacobs

Acoustic Hot Tuna 18, 2022

Jorma Kaukonen & Jack Casady

The Narrows

Fall River, Massachusetts

Saturday, April 23, 2022

 First Set:

  1. Ain’t In No Hurry
  2. Ice Age
  3. Hesitation Blues
  4. Great Divide Revisited
  5. Barbeque King
  6. Living In The Moment
  7. Trial By Fire
  8. Sea Child
  9. Death Don’t Have No Mercy
  10. San Francisco Bay Blues

Second Set:

  1. Whining Boy Blues
  2. Let Us Get Together Right Down Here
  3. Come Back Baby
  4. Too Many Years
  5. Broken Highway
  6. Letter To The North Star
  7. Sleep Song
  8. Good Shepherd
  9. I Know You Rider
  10. Trouble In Mind
  11. Nobody Knows You When You’re Down & Out
  12. Keep Your Lamps Trimmed & Burning
  13. Encore: Embryonic Journey



  1. Comment made on April 30, 2022 by EricC

    What a show! Larry was on point channeling papa. Jack channeled his younger self. And Jorma’s voice and fiery fingers never failed. Theresa was mesmerizing not just the sparkly dress.

  2. Comment made on April 28, 2022 by Jim Tulgan

    Carnagie Hall is such a cool venue!! And all of you were amazing!! I’m still on a high from it!! A fantastic evening of music!!

  3. Comment made on April 27, 2022 by J. Wellington Wimpy

    Bravo and thanks for the burgers!

  4. Comment made on April 27, 2022 by Apollo

    Jorma’s miraculous performance at the Taj Mahal of music halls has catapulted him into the GOAT category with much help from Jack Casady, without whom it would not have been possible.

  5. Comment made on April 26, 2022 by Ed

    Agree on understatement. It’s Tuesday and I’m STILL smiling! What a night.
    (And as someone who also likes classical music, I’ll put Larry Campbell up against any violinist who ever played Carnegie. Man, was he amazing or what?)

  6. Comment made on April 26, 2022 by sweetbac jr.

    Sounds like a fitting tribute to Hot Tuna legacy, Jorma
    The 172 Carnegie Hall show trades in fantastic soundboard quality
    We hasn’t this been released by the Tuna camp?…a double cd of the ’72 show & 50th
    (donate partial proceeds to Ukraine?)

  7. Comment made on April 26, 2022 by PJK

    What an amazing night! Pulling out a couple of tunes from the “Triumphs” set list was a great touch. It was an amazing room and such a great crowd. To say that a good time was had by all would be an understatement. And I got to take my sister to her first Electric Hot Tuna show ever. (She loved it!)

    Glad to know you guys enjoyed it as much as we all did.


  8. Comment made on April 25, 2022 by Bob Cataliotti

    Jorma, I lived on Long Island, and the first concert I ever saw in NYC was the April 1972 Hot Tuna show at Carnegie Hall (first row!). It’s been an incredible journey following your music. Congratulations on the return to Carnegie Hall!

  9. Comment made on April 25, 2022 by Joey Hudoklin

    Wow youz gize sounded great Jorma!

  10. Comment made on April 25, 2022 by carey georgas

    My thoughts, exactly, mikie.

  11. Comment made on April 25, 2022 by Steve

    We were walking past Carnegie that morning to check into our hotel next door and saw the signs at the box office. Checked in and raced back to score two floor seats that night. Easily one of the best performances we have ever seen. Thank you so much!

  12. Comment made on April 25, 2022 by Joseph FitzPatrick

    Thanks for such an amazing and special evening to the entire Hot Tuna Family and friends…One of the best !!!

  13. Comment made on April 25, 2022 by Steven Levenson

    When is the bluray coming out?

  14. Comment made on April 25, 2022 by mikie

    Wow, indeed. m

  15. Comment made on April 25, 2022 by Ric Siler

    thank you for sharing, Jorma. The Carnegie Hall gig was truly one for the ages! There is nothing like a Tuna show and adding Larry and Teresa, well . . . it was truly epic. This was our first show by anybody in over two years and it was something my wife and I were not about to miss! Thank you thank you thank you. And speaking of the pandemic, can’t thank you enough for what you did with the Quarantine shows, they kept us sane (well as sane as we’re ever gonna get!) Peace

  16. Comment made on April 25, 2022 by Richard K

    Truly a magical night. If Burgers was not enough the second set was far out too!! Thanks HT and Larry and Teresa for a wonderful night.. And Vanessa was walking in the audience right before show time and we got to tease her for her ID and vaccine card. She laughed and was a good sport for sure…

  17. Comment made on April 24, 2022 by Philip Nola

    Thanks for a truly memorable evening !!

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