Hot Tuna performs spontaneous, unfiltered music whether as an acoustic duo or as a solid power trio including drummer, Justin Guip. It’s unfathomable howJorma Kaukonen and Jack Casady make each show its own experience, but they do … and effortlessly!
From their days playing together as teenagers, through their induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for Jefferson Airplane, to their current acoustic and electric blues sound, no one has more consistently led American music for the last 50 years than Jorma Kaukonen and Jack Casady, the founders and continuing core members of Hot Tuna.
The constant, the very definition of Hot Tuna, has always been Jorma Kaukonen and Jack Casady. The two are not joined at the hip, though; through the years both Jorma and Jack have undertaken projects with other musicians and solo projects of their own. But Hot Tuna has never broken up, never ceased to exist, nor have the two boyhood pals ever wavered in one of the most enduring friendships in music.
Earlier this year, Jorma Kaukonen and Jack Casady, founding members of Hot Tuna and Jefferson Airplane, were honored with a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award. They performed in a special PBS ‘Great Performances’ concert, The GRAMMY Salute To Music Legends® to be aired this Fall.
On Tour – Fall 2016
Sep 30 Rio Theatre, Santa Cruz, CA Acoustic Hot Tuna
Oct 01 Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival, San Francisco, CA Electric Hot Tuna
Oct 02 Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, CA Acoustic Hot Tuna
Oct 05 The Beacon Theatre, NYC, NY Jorma sits in w/Tedeschi Trucks Band
Nov 12 Fur Peace Station, Pomeroy, OH Acoustic Hot Tuna SOLD OUT
Nov 18 At The Tabernacle, Tabor, NJ Acoustic Hot Tuna
Nov 19 The Beacon Theatre, NYC, NY Electric Hot Tuna
Nov 20 The Egg, Albany, NY Electric Hot Tuna
Nov 22 Spruce Peak PAC, Stowe, VT Electric Hot Tuna
Nov 23 The Warehouse, Fairfield, CT Electric Hot Tuna
Nov 25 The Hamilton, Washington, D.C. Electric Hot Tuna
Nov 26 Keswick Theatre, Glenside, PA Electric Hot Tuna
Nov 27 The Tin Pan, Richmond, VA Jorma Solo
Dec 01 Orpheum Theatre, Boston, MA Jorma sits in w/Tedeschi Trucks Band
Dec 02 Levon Helm Studios, Woodstock, NY Jorma Solo
Dec 03 Catherine Cummings Theater, Cazenovia, NY Jorma Solo
Dec 09 Suffolk Theater, Riverhead, NY Jorma Solo