Les Claypool

As they continue to wind their way across the US on their massive 41-date Summer of Green Tour 2023, marking their first appearances since the summer of 2003, Les Claypool’s Fearless Flying Frog Brigade has announced that it will return to the road this fall for 10-additional appearances. Dubbed the Hunt For Green October Tour, the run will begin at the Fox Theater in Oakland, CA on Wednesday, October 11th before heading east, stopping at favorite venues like Denver’s Mission Ballroom, St.

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Well, it’s about time Les! After a twenty-year hiatus from touring, Les Claypool’s Fearless Flying Frog Brigade is back out on the road. The band is about a week into the massive forty-one date Summer of Green Tour. Over the years Claypool has embarked on many wild, weird and wonderful endeavors that take the audience along on his creative quest of goodness through his musical mind. That in itself is a remarkable undertaking since everything he does and his many collaborations are all much different in many respects.

Blue Note Napa is proud to announce the new music lineup for the 2023 Blue Note Summer Sessions concert series beginning May 19 through October. Tickets to the initial slate of events will go on sale this Thursday, March 9 at 10 a.m. PT via bluenotenapa.com, although more concerts will be rolled out in the near future.

After a 20-year hiatus, Les Claypool’s Fearless Flying Frog Brigade has announced its long-awaited return with the massive, 41-date Summer of Green Tour 2023, which will mark the band’s first appearances since summer 2003. Kicking off in Stateline, NV on Wednesday, May 17th before winding its way from coast-to-coast, the tour will feature several festival appearances, including the Summer Camp Music Festival, the Mountain Music Festival, the Riverbend Music Festival, and the Peach Music Festival.

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Les Claypool’s Bastard Jazz will ring in the New Year on December 30 & 31 at JaM Cellars Ballroom in Napa, CA. Joining Les, Skerik, and Mike Dillon is special guest Vinnie Colaiuta on drums. Vinnie has toured and recorded with many artists, including Frank Zappa, having played drums on the iconic Joe’s Garage album. The King Street Giants will open the show. Tickets are going fast for New Years Eve, only GA and VIP floor passes remain. Get in where you fit in!

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Les Claypool’s Bastard Jazz will ring in the New Year with a two-show run at JaM Cellars Ballroom in Napa, CA on December 30th and 31st. Joining Claypool, Skerik, and Mike Dillon is special guest Vinnie Colaiuta, a GRAMMY winning drummer who has toured and recorded with many artists, including Frank Zappa, having played drums on the iconic ‘Joe’s Garage album.’ Tickets are on sale at 1pmET/10amPT today.

Friday night, Les Claypool brought his dastardly creation Bastard Jazz to Boulder Theater and for the lucky 850 who got tickets to the sold-out show, many left the building awe struck, jaw dropped, and looking for more.

GRAMMY Award-winning singer, songwriter and musician Billy Strings performed three sold-out shows at Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium this past weekend with special surprise guests Bryan Sutton (Friday), Bob Weir (Saturday and Sunday) and Les Claypool, Marty Stuart and Ronnie McCoury (Sunday).

The Sweetwater 420 Music Festival continued into day four, which had an equally impressive line up to the prior days. The weather continued to cooperate and made for a beautiful day at Centennial Olympic Park in Atlanta, Ga.

Coming on the heels of the release of “Zelensky: The Man With The Iron Balls,” a track written by Les Claypool of Primus and Eugene Hütz of Gogol Bordello, and featuring Stewart Copeland, Sean Lennon, Billy Strings, and Sergey Ryabtsev, Fandiem has partnered with Claypool and Hütz on a fundraising sweepstakes campaign to benefit Nova Ukraine.