21 Jul Jorma Kaukonen Quarantine Concert No. 5 – NY Times 10 Best Quarantine Concerts Online
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With in-person shows still mostly on hold, musicians are finding new ways to insert life into livestreams.
Jorma Kaukonen — a guitarist and singer in Hot Tuna and, in the 1960s, in Jefferson Airplane — has his own 200-seat theater on his Fur Peace Ranch in Ohio, from which concerts had been livestreamed long before the lockdown. Since the pandemic hit, Kaukonen has been playing mostly solo weekly concerts from its cozy stage, working through a lifelong repertoire that spans ragtime and psychedelia, trying not to repeat a song and garrulously answering fan questions delivered by his wife, Vanessa.