Howdy everybody... Well, looks like the spring tour to Spain has been canceled. We'll see how this thing goes and maybe the local Knoxville shows will still happen... ( but i doubt it) so, in the meantime, I'll be making an assortment of videos for your viewing pleasure. Check out the YouTube Channel at Jon Whitlock Youtube . Stay Well and Happy. Make the Best of it!
New shows booked and more coming in! Now booking Jon whitlock Trio, Banty Roosters and some solo shows as well. keep an eye on the shows page for updates. I'll also be heading back to Spain on drums with Chris Stalcup in April. Be sure to check out the Store page where you can now buy the new Jon Whitlock Trio CD Picture of a Girl. Lastly, plans are in the works for a new Solo recording as well as Videos of new unreleased songs. Be sure to check back in here or on Facebook.
It's finally happening! The long awaited release of the debut album is on the horizon and it's on the presses as we speak. Look out for a CD release of the new album Picture of a Girl. I'll be around Knoxville for May and Jun with new tunes, new solo set up with drums, and a new band called the Banty Roosters with Chris Zuhr on Bass and Kyle Campbell on everything else. Check out the shows on the website and come see all the newness. I'll be off playing drums at the end of June with bad ass old school…Read more
Well, summer is on its way out, and so am I: I’ll be out playing drums with Matt Woods and the Natural Disasters for the month of September. You can see all the Matt Woods show dates here on this website or visit www.therealmattwoods.com. The last couple months have been busy! Just after making a temporary move up to the mountains of West Virginia, I made my first trip to the Eastern Shore of Maryland. I played a wonderful event for a 50th anniversary party, the Pour House Pub in Chester MD, and picked…Read more
Home after a little 2 week run playing drums for JP Harris. It was a blast! We began the tour at Red Wing Roots Festival in VA, followed by 4 days at the Finger Lakes GrassRoots Festival’s Culture Camp, with additional gigs scattered before and after. At Culture Camp, I taught 2 workshops a day, which included a kids’ introduction to percussion and an improv class with Brock Henderson and Geoff Henderson. I also did a little seminar on the Origins of Country Drumming to a small but enthusiastic audience…Read more
I'm thrilled to be adding more solo dates to my calendar this spring. I've got a few booked already and more to come. Most will be in Knoxville or the near vicinity, as Moriah and I are trying to spend what little free time we have getting Busingham Palace ready for the road. (Don't know about Busingham Palace? Check out my blog post about it!) So click on over to the "Shows" page and see what I've got lined up! Hope you can make it out to hear me!
That's a wrap! Recording sessions for the Jon Whitlock Trio debut album have come to a close. Just a few more fader moves and we'll be sending it off to be finished. The album was recorded by Scott Minor in his studio here in Knoxville, TN. Alongside Meade Armstrong on fiddle, vocals, and keys, and Jessica Watson on banjo, acoustic guitar, and banjo uke, we have some special guests as well. Did someone say tuba? Be looking out for it in early March.
We're hitting the road this spring... in a new way. I'll be taking my home on the road full time, in this 2003 International School Bus that my wonderful partner-in-adventure, Moriah, and I are converting into our next luxury home. A.K.A. Busingham Palace. After traveling for the better part of twenty years, it's time to fill in the gaps with new places, old friends, family, and more music. Be looking for updates in the months ahead, as we get closer to packing up our home, dogs, new records (both mine and…Read more