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Hot Tuna To Go On Tour This Summer

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Despite their beginning as a mere spin-off of psychedelic 60s band Jefferson Airplane by members Jack Casady and Jorma Kaukonen, the legendary blues rock American group Hot Tuna has worked on-and-off since 1969 to bring fans the best of both worlds in blues: spicy electric renditions and Americana-flavored acoustic versions. With the band’s last studio album, Steady As She Goes, released in 2011, Hot Tuna has been off the public radar for a little while.

Luckily for fans, though, this summer is going to be a blast with a Hot Tuna tour kicking off in June and July. For the second half of June and the first few weeks of July, Hot Tuna will be performing acoustically in Hawaii and the Northeast region and will be performing as Electric Hot Tuna for a few shows as well.

For more than four decades, the adored duo has successfully mixed Americana roots music with eclectic variations on blues and rock and roll. Catch Hot Tuna on tour here at these dates below:

May 14  Dear Jerry, Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia, MD (Jorma solo)
May 15  The Bull Run Concert Series, Shirley, MA (Jorma solo)
May 16  Towne Crier, Beacon, NY (Jorma solo)
May 22 – 25 The Hot Tuna Songbook, Fur Peace Ranch, OH (Jorma solo)
June 6  Marjorie Thompson Memorial Concert, Brooklyn, NY
June 19  Mamiya Theatre, Honolulu, HI
June 20  Kauai Community College, Kauai, HI
June 21  Mill House at Maui Tropical Plantation, Maui, HI
June 26  Palace Theater, Hilo, HI
June 27  People’s Theatre, Honoka’a, HI
June 28  Hawaiian Brian’s, Honolulu, HI
July 09  Jonathan’s, Ogunquit, ME
July 10  The Flying Monkey, Plymouth, NH*
July 11  Cabot Theater, Beverly, MA*
July 12  Payomet PAC, North Truro, MA*
July 14  Infinity Music Hall & Bistro, Norfolk, CT
July 16  Prudential Hall, New Jersey PAC, Newark, NJ
July 17  State Theatre, State College, PA
July 18  The Capitol Theatre, Port Chester, NY
*- with Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams

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