May31

Uncle Johns Band @ Skippers Smokehouse in Tampa, FL

Skippers Smokehouse, Tampa, FL

Tonight! Uncle John's Band plays its 1000th Thursday at Tampa's legendary outdoor music venue Skipper's Smokehouse. Over the past two decades UJB has shared this stage with notable guests including Grateful Dead alums & related artists John Kadlecik, Tom Constanten, Vince Welnick, Merle Sanders, Melvin Seals, David Gans, and New Riders of the Purple Sage. Other noted guest sit-ins include Jeff Mosier and Jake Shimabukuro. Countless other touring bands have made a Thursday night detour to play a “sandwich set” with UJB. Skippers Smokehouse is considered by many to be the center of the Tampa Bay music scene, and Thursday nights with Uncle John's Band its “church.”