The Egg Announces Five New Shows

Jorma Kaukonen
Jorma Kaukonen leads Hot Tuna (acoustic duo format) in their return to The Egg

Photograph by Andrzej Pilarczyk

The Egg has added five new shows to its calendar.

Hot Tuna will perform an evening of blues, folk and original music in their original acoustic duo configuration featuring Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Jorma Kaukonen (guitar) and Jack Casady (bass). The concert is slated for 7:30pm on Sunday, October 14, at The Egg’s Swyer Theatre as part of the American Roots & Branches concert series.

Priced at $45, tickets are currently available exclusively to members of The Egg and will go on sale to the general public at 11am on Tuesday (February 27). A limited number of tickets priced at $75 include a copy of Jorma Kaukonen’s soon-to-be-published memoir, “Been So Long: My Life and Music.”

The harmonica wielding frontman of Blues Traveler, John Popper makes a stop at The Egg’s Swyer Theatre as a duo with Blues Traveler bandmate Ben Wilson (piano, backing vocals) to share “The Hits, The Stories, The Experience” at 8pm on Thursday, May 3. Tickets are $39.50.

Meanwhile, stand-up comedian Nick Swardson brings his Too Many Smells Tour to The Egg at 8pm on Friday, May 18. Priced at $42.50, tickets go on sale to the general public at 10am on Friday (March 2).

And the John Butler Trio steps into the spotlight at The Egg on Thursday, July 12, with Mama Kin Spender opening the show at 8pm. Priced at $38.50 & $48.50, tickets go on sale at 10am on Friday (March 2).

And finally, Candice Guardino’s Italian Bred is all about food, family and funny… With her 85-minute one-woman show, Guardino introduces the audience to her entire family, slipping in and out of a variety of personas as she serves up a cookin’ comedy about growing up Italian on Staten Island. The stories in Italian Bred are derived from Candice’s own childhood experiences, as she recounts her upbringing by impersonating her family’s unique personalities, especially that of her outspoken, Grandma Frannie’s unfiltered words and wisdom. Italian Bred takes over the stage at The Egg’s Swyer Theatre at 8pm on Saturday, May 5. Tickets are on sale now, priced at $30.

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