Announcing the 60th anniversary of the Newport Jazz Festival.
August 1st through 3rd in Newport, RI.
Tickets on sale now at http://www.newportjazzfest.org/
The Saturday Night Fish Fry this week will feature a one hour special that features the legendary life and music of Janis Joplin, and her tragic death while making what became her landmark album, Pearl.
The Music is mostly from Pearl Sessions and Big Brother Live at the Carousel 1968 reissues. Album, live, demo and outtake versions of her signature hits like “Me & Bobby McGee,” “Move Over,” “Down on Me,” “Piece of My Heart” and more.
Interviews with many of Janis Joplin’s family, friends and collaborators. Laura Joplin, Sam Andrews, Jorma Kaukonen, Holly George-Warren and others.