Les Claypool’s Bastard Jazz Band Announce West Coast Tour

Les Claypool (Primus) will be taking his “Bastard Jazz” band on the road this summer. The trek will find the frontman performing with drummer Stanton Moore (Galactic), percussionist Mike Dillon (Critters Buggin), and saxophonist Skerik (Critters Buggin). Here’s the dates:

07/25 Oakland, CA – Yoshi’s
07/26 Oakland, CA – Yoshi’s
07/28 Menlo Park, CA – The Guild Theatre
07/29 Los Angeles, CA – John Anson Ford Amphitheatre
07/30 Pioneertown, CA – Pappy + Harriet’s
08/01 Big Sur, CA – Henry Miller Memorial Library
08/02 Petaluma, CA – Lagunitas Amphitheater
08/05 Boulder, CO – Boulder Theater
08/06 Denver, CO – Ogden Theatre

Les Claypool (Primus) Announces Oakland “Bastard Jazz” Shows

Primus frontman Les Claypool has announced two more “Les Claypool’s Bastard Jazz” shows with drummer Stanton Moore (Galactic), percussionist Mike Dillon (Critters Buggin), and saxophonist Skerik (Critters Buggin). Here’s their updated schedule:

04/28 New Orleans, LA – Orpheum Theater
07/26 Oakland, CA – Yoshi’s (8:00pm show)
07/26 Oakland, CA – Yoshi’s (10:00pm show)

Primus Frontman Announces April “Les Claypool’s Bastard Jazz” Show

Primus’ Les Claypool will be playing a “Les Claypool’s Bastard Jazz” show at the Orpheum Theater in New Orleans, LA on April 28. The frontman will be performing with Mike Dillon, Skerik, Stanton Moore.

Watch “Precious Metals” Short Film Featuring Les Claypool (Primus) & Robert Trujillo (Metallica)

Les Claypool (Primus) and Robert Trujillo (Metallica) are featured in a new western-style short film titled “Precious Metals.” The film was directed by Claypool’s son Cage and presented by EMG. Notably, the clip ends with a bass battle between the two musicians. The film was released to promote Claypool‘s signature Pachyderm Gold EMG pickups.

Actor Jason Momoa Gets Lessons And Jams With Primus’ Les Claypool

Metalhead actor Jason Momoa (“Aquaman”, “Game Of Thrones”) recently got some bass lessons and jammed with Primus’ Les Claypool. You can see photos and footage of that in the below Instagram gallery:

[via The PRP]

Colonel Les Claypool’s Fearless Flying Frog Brigade’s “Live Frogs: Sets 1 & 2” Released On Vinyl & Digitally

Les Claypool (Primus, etc.) has announced that Colonel Les Claypool’s Fearless Flying Frog Brigade‘s “Live Frogs: Sets 1 & 2” can now be purchased on limited edition vinyl and digitally. Notably, both live sets have been remastered.

Les Claypool (Primus) Shares New Animated Commercial For His “SeaPop” Drink

Les Claypool (Primus, etc.) has shared a new animated commercial for his “SeaPop” drink. You can check that out below:

Les Claypool (Primus) To Appear On “Ride With Norman Reedus”

Primus frontman Les Claypool will be guesting on tonight’s (February 17) episode of “Ride With Norman Reedus.” The episode will premiere at midnight EST/09:00 PM PST and it will also feature Reedus’ “The Walking Dead” castmate Steven Yeun.

[via The PRP]

Primus Frontman Announces “Les Claypool’s Bastard Jazz” New Orleans Show

Primus frontman Les Claypool will be playing a late night “Les Claypool’s Bastard Jazz” show at The Joy Theater in New Orleans, LA on May 3. However, it’s worth noting that the concert will technically take place on May 4 since it starts at 02:00 AM. Claypool will be performing with Mike Dillon, Skerik, Stanton Moore.

[via The PRP]