Bill Thompson, manager of Jefferson Airplane and subsequently the spinoffs Jefferson Starship, Hot Tuna and Starship, died of a heart attack yesterday, Jan. 12, in Mill Valley, Calif. Thompson was 70. "One of the more colorful managers in rock history, and a beloved figure within the Bay Area music scene, Thompson guided the various bands through both great successes and years-long personal and legal entanglements." Relix
For 2015 The Fur Peace Ranch "On The Road" workshops return to The Dana on Mission Bay, San Diego, California. Take a break from winter's woes while learning from master musicians Jorma Kaukonen, G.E. Smith, and Larry Campbell. San Diego's perfect climate and the premier beach setting at The Dana will be our home. Join us.
The fascination continues this summer with Hot Tuna as they tour around The States performing their music with appeal and alluring passion. Or please come sit back with them in the gently rolling hills of the Fur Peace Ranch Guitar Camp as they explain their thoughts on music, and perform at the Fur Peace Live Concert events with their friends who come to stay and play at Fur Peace Ranch in Pomeroy, Ohio.
The Fur Peace Ranch Guitar Camp announces their 2014 Schedule or workshops with an amazing array of musicians. Located in the rolling hills of Southeast Ohio The Fur Peace Ranch is a center of musical activity. Workshops with Jorma Kaukonen, Jack Casady and many, many talents occur through out the year.
Few musical journeys spanned as long and varied as Jorma and Jack's. As pioneers of the premier San Francisco electric sound with Jefferson Airplane, something else much bigger was meant to spawn and thrive for decades to come. Jorma Kaukonen and Jack Casady have held the foundations of their lifelong band and partnership Hot Tuna together for over forty-three years.
Jorma and Vanessa Kaukonen will open the doors to The Fur Peace Ranch Center for Art & Culture, Meigs County, Ohio in a grand celebration bringing the country the Psylodelic Gallery and the Psylodelic Sit-In. The event will shine a spotlight on the art and installations at the new Psylodelic Gallery and provide a prime opportunity for area representatives to echo the inspirations and goals of the psychedelic era. Big Brother and the Holding Company will perform at 8 p.m.