We had a day off after playing Blissfest so we ended up chilling at a Polish camp. Excellent people. We shared some music and they shared a lot of vodka. Good times all around. Now without further ado, the most beautiful Polish waitresses, hostess, and cooks in Harbor Springs, Michigan, Asia, Vela, Malwina, Daniella, and Ada!
P.S. Gig tonight at Barley’s Taphouse and Pizzeria in Knoxville, Tennessee. Show starts at 10.
It is my utmost pleasure to introduce to you, the most beautiful baker/bassoonist/tubist in Grand Junction, Laura!
P.S. Gig tonight at the Center for the Arts in Crested Butte, Colorado. Show starts at 5:30.
It is my utmost pleasure to introduce to you, the most beautiful street poet in New Orleans,
P.S. Gig tonight at the Twin City Ribfest in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Dirty Bourbon goes on at 7:30 followed by the Lost Bayou Ramblers at 9:30.
It is my utmost pleasure to introduce to you, the most beautiful French/Spanish translator in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, Eva!
P.S. Last show of tour! Come back to Cliff Bell’s in Detroit, Michigan tonight. Show starts at 9:30.
It is my pleasure to introduce to you, one of the most beautiful Day of the Dead skeletons from Tuscon, Arizona, Gina!
P.S. Gig tonight at the Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania. Show starts at 8.
It is my utmost pleasure to introduce to you, the most beautiful custom car shop owner/pinup model in Winchester, Jessica!
P.S. Gig tonight at Tellus360 in Lancaster, PA. We’ll be joined by Lancaster’s own Possum Squad. Doors are at 7. Dirty Bourbon hits at 9:30.
Carol Jantsch: Supreme Tuba Goddess of the Philadelphia Orchestra
Not only is Carol Jantsch the first woman to win a principal tuba position in a major American Symphony, she is such a badass she did this before she could legally have a drink. Jantsch won the principal tuba position before she even finished her senior year at the University of Michigan. A true musical genius and an unbelievably hard worker, Carol Jantsch is a total badass.
P.S. Gig tonight at Tony’s Studio B in Lakeland, Florida. Show starts at 8.
Without further ado, I present to you, the most beautiful tuba playing skeleton from the Dia del los Muertos in Tucson Arizona, Mary!
P.S. We’re in New Smyrna Beach at the Beachside Tavern! Show starts at 9. See you on the beach.
Joe Tarto: bassist, tuba king, composer and arranger whose career spanned over six decades
After his stint in the Army band during World War I, Tarto broke into the New York music scene and quickly became the go to man for the low end. He recorded, composed and arranged for jazz greats like Bix Beiderbecke and Fletcher Henderson and he was a member of the CBS and NBC studio orchestras. On top of all of that, he recorded the background music for Betty Boop and Popeye cartoons. A true badass.
P.S. Gig tonight at Scruffy City Hall in Knoxville, Tennessee. Show starts at 10.
It is my utmost pleasure to introduce to you, the most beautiful jazz dancer in Phoenix, Arizona, Ashley!
P.S. Gig tonight at the Volcanic Theatre Pub in Bend, Oregon. Show starts at 9.