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June 8, 2005

it’s hot and humid like july, so we must be getting close
posted by soe 1:29 am

Falcon Ridge Folk Fest doesn’t come around for another six weeks, but I’m already excited about it.

We bought a small charcoal grill over the weekend that we hope to bring with us. Our friends Mike and Shelley are looking at a screened room tent for eating in, as well as a table.

And today’s email brings word of a band to check out — Acoustic Hot Tuna. Apparently the duo has been playing together since their high school days forty-five years ago here in D.C. and went on to serve as lead guitar and bass for Jefferson Airplane. I’ve never heard of Acoustic Hot Tuna (or the two guys who make up the band), but I have heard of (and like) Jefferson Airplane (in all their iterations), so they’ll be one act I’ll make sure to catch.

And, looking at the schedule, it seems they’ll be playing Thursday night when there are no conflicts or overlaps, so that’s even more exciting!

I know I shouldn’t hope for July to come around already, but it’s just so hard to wait when you know you’ll get four days of camping, good music, and friends.

If you’re looking for a fun music festival to check out, please consider ours. The year The Kennedys weren’t invited to perform, they got themselves a vendor booth and came and enjoyed the festivities anyway, playing on stage with anyone and everyone who invited them. And last year they serenaded us to sleep one night from the song circle just up the hill from us. You won’t get that at Live Eight.

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Hot Tuna has been around for a very long time, but mostly in the electric realm. They were part of the 1970s blues movement, and actually enjoyed some chart success back in the day.

Comment by random duck 06.08.05 @ 10:27 am

Hot Tuna could also describe what’s in my kitchen cabinet, now that it’s near 90 degrees every day. 😉

Comment by forepac 06.08.05 @ 2:57 pm