Jorma Kaukonen

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Mother's Day at Fur Peace Ranch!

Submitted by Cash Edwards M… on Tue, 04/03/2018 - 6:54 pm

Ask you mothers and wives along to roam the forest, walk the labyrinth, explore the Psylodelic Museum or simply relax in the warm spring air in Southeast Ohio. It’s a beautiful time of year at the Fur Peace Ranch! Or…. send them to a spa and come to the Fur Peace Ranch May 11-14. It’s a musical adventure that includes the whole family or not!

Hot Tuna 2018 Winter/Spring Tour Dates

Submitted by Cash Edwards M… on Fri, 01/12/2018 - 7:01 am

Always in the groove from their years of experience and mutual inspiration. Hot Tuna will be on tour and teaching at the Fur Peace Ranch this Winter and Spring.

Started as a side project during Jefferson Airplane days, the constant, the very definition of Hot Tuna, has always been Jorma Kaukonen and Jack Casady. From the ‘Sixties Evolution to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the two boyhood pals have never wavered in one of the most enduring friendships in Rock history.

Grateful Web Interview with Jorma

Submitted by Michael Bachara on Fri, 03/24/2017 - 6:11 pm

Hot Tuna, Jorma Kaukonen and Jack Casady, perform with a well-honed and solid power – always in the groove from their years of experience and mutual inspiration.  From their days playing together as teenagers in the Washington, DC area, through years of inventive Psychedelic rock in San Francisco (1996 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees, 2016 GRAMMY Lifetime Achievement Award Recipients), to their acoustic and electric blues sound, no one has more consistently led American music for the last 50 years than Jorma Ka

Jorma Kaukonen's Fur Peace Reach 2017

Submitted by Cash Edwards M… on Thu, 12/22/2016 - 6:49 am

The Fur Peace Ranch offers music and art set in the natural beauty of Meigs County. Conceived in 1989 by Jorma & Vanessa Kaukonen, nestled in the rolling foothills of Southeast Ohio, the Fur Peace Ranch offers weekend music workshops with renowned musicians, Saturday night concerts, Arts and Crafts festivals, the Psylodelic Gallery and the Pho Peace Restaurant.

Dark Star Jubilee 2016 | Review & Photos

Submitted by Cassidy Maley on Wed, 06/08/2016 - 4:57 pm

I had the privilege of attending my favorite festival of the year for the fifth year in a row, and I am here to tell you of the best place on Earth. I would travel across several oceans to get to this festival. It is one that if you haven’t experienced, it should definitely be placed on your bucket list. I’d like to start this tale of Dark Star Jubilee, held at Legend Valley, in Thornville Ohio, each Memorial Day weekend, with some words from the band, written in each schedule passed out:

Summertime Bass Workshops at Jorma Kaukonen's Fur Peace Ranch

Submitted by Cash Edwards M… on Fri, 05/20/2016 - 8:43 am

Conceived in 1989 by Jorma & Vanessa Kaukonen, The Fur Peace Ranch is nestled in the rolling foothills of southeast Ohio. It is a place where both budding and seasoned musicians can immerse themselves and emerge with renewed inspiration and tangible progress in their music. Workshops are held throughout the Summer and into the Fall. Upcoming bass workshops are taught by master musicians Kai Eckardt and Bobby Vega.

"A Line On Paper Is Like A Note In The Air"

Submitted by Cash Edwards M… on Thu, 05/12/2016 - 8:52 am

Conceived in 1989 by Jorma & Vanessa Kaukonen, The Fur Peace Ranch is nestled in the rolling foothills of southeast Ohio. It is a place where both budding and seasoned musicians can immerse themselves and emerge with renewed inspiration and tangible progress in their music. Workshops are held throughout the Summer and into the Fall.  One of the highlights is Art of Jerry Garcia on exhibit now until August 1st, 2016 (Jerry's birthday).

Jorma Kaukonen and Jack Casady to be honored at two GRAMMY events

Submitted by Cash Edwards M… on Tue, 04/19/2016 - 8:03 am

Jorma Kaukonen and Jack Casady, aka Hot Tuna and founding members of Jefferson Airplane, will perform two of their Jefferson Airplane hits on the GRAMMY Salute To Music Legends®, a special being filmed for the landmark “Great Performances” series on PBS on Saturday, April 23. The following day the GRAMMY Museum welcomes Jorma and Jack to the Clive Davis Theater for an intimate conversation on their esteemed career.

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