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‘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.
The Chicago Cubs will host their second Grateful Dead Night of 2019 in August, with those who take part in a special ticket offer receiving a double-sided, seven-inch vinyl record featuring two live tracks.
DJ Williams’ Shots Fired will embark on “The West Coast Massive Nights Tour” in August featuring members of Slightly Stoopid, The Greyboy Allstars, Lyrics Born and more.
Co-founding The Meters and Neville Brothers keyboardist Art Neville has died at age 81.
Fruition unveiled “Alone Together,” a song featured on the first in series of forthcoming 45’s, and confirmed a series of headlining dates in September.
The String Cheese Incident closed out their 2019 run at Red Rocks with help from the Del McCoury Band and Celtic Steps dancers on Sunday night.