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Listen to a memorable KVHW (Steve Kimock, Bobby Vega, Alan Hertz & Ray White) concert that took place on 9/9/99 at the Crystal Ballroom in Portland, Oregon.
‘The Bizarre World Of Frank Zappa’ band will perform together for five concerts in California this August.
Check out a ridiculously good KVHW (Kimock, Vega, Hertz & White) show from fifteen years ago today.
Check out a trifecta of KVHW live tracks, showing the power of perhaps Steve Kimock’s best ensemble.
About Ray White
Ray White is a rock and blues guitarist most well-known as a member of Frank Zappa’s touring ensembles. He was drafted into Zappa’s band in the fall of 1976, being featured on rhythm guitar and vocals, forming a memorable vocal harmony partnership with Ike Willis on later tours in 1980 and 1984. He participated on such albums as Zappa in New York (featuring a powerful lead vocal on “The Illinois Enema Bandit”), Tinsel Town Rebellion, You Are What You Is amongst others in Zappa’s voluminous catalogue. He also had a cameo appearance in Cheech & Chong’s movie Nice Dreams
Ray has also worked with jam-oriented groups like KVHW, Don’t Push the Clown and Umphrey’s McGee since his contributions to the Zappa band, and has more recently worked with a variety of Michigan artists, including former Rare Earth Drummer Bob Weaver, as well as members of the funk/fusion combo Generic Produce.
Celebrate Sharon Jones, who passed away on this date in 2016, with her appearance leading The Dap-Kings on a holiday-themed installment of NPR Music’s ‘Tiny Desk Concert.’
Tedeschi Trucks Band expanded their 2020 winter tour with two concerts scheduled for February.
Nathaniel Rateliff will hit the road for a solo tour this March will more 2020 dates and a solo album to come.
Joe Russo’s Almost Dead confirmed 16 new 2020 tour dates spanning March through September with the promise of more to come.
Andrew Bruss caught Tool’s concert last week at TD Garden in Boston, check out his review and photos from the show.