Epiphone fans should check out Pete Seeger's annual Clearwater Festival scheduled for June 15 and 16 at Croton Point Park in Croton-on-Hudson, New York, June 15 and 16.

The four day festival is turning into a virtual who's who of Epiphone artists including Hot Tuna featuring Jack Casady and Jorma Kaukonen, Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings, and Son Volt.  Visit the website for details.

Epiphone Stocks Clearwater FestivalAlso, be sure to check out Hot Tuna's website for details on the recent reissue series by Culture Factory USA, featuring the first eight Hot Tuna albums in limited edition cds's with original LP label art and styling.  If you live out west, Hot Tuna are planning an acoustic tour through Oregon, Washington, Montana, Wyoming, Utah and Colorado. Everyone is raving about their recent live performances at the Beacon in New York.  They are not to be missed. Go here for details. Below is yet another great master class from Jack about how to help build a bass part.