Tour Dates

Date City Venue Country
Mar 29 - Apr 2 http://www.cahoneydrops.com/chd-home/tour-dates/ Bluesfest Byron Bay CaHoneydrops in Byron Bay, Australia
Apr 6 - Apr 8 http://www.cahoneydrops.com/chd-home/tour-dates/ Winter WonderGrass CaHoneydrops in Squaw Valley (Lake Tahoe), CA
Apr 11 http://www.cahoneydrops.com/chd-home/tour-dates/ Belly Up Tavern CaHoneydrops in Solana Beach, CA
Apr 12 http://www.cahoneydrops.com/chd-home/tour-dates/ Teragram Ballroom CaHoneydrops in Los Angeles, CA
Apr 12 - Apr 15 http://www.cahoneydrops.com/chd-home/tour-dates/ Bender Jamboree CaHoneydrops in Las Vegas, NV
Apr 19 http://www.cahoneydrops.com/chd-home/tour-dates/ Gas Monkey CaHoneydrops in Dallas, TX
Apr 19 - Apr 22 http://www.cahoneydrops.com/chd-home/tour-dates/ Old Settler’s Music Festival CaHoneydrops in Driftwood, TX
Apr 20 http://www.cahoneydrops.com/chd-home/tour-dates/ Brazos Nights
FREE SHOW
CaHoneydrops in Waco, TX
Apr 22 http://www.cahoneydrops.com/chd-home/tour-dates/ The Studio at Warehouse Live CaHoneydrops in Houston, TX
Apr 24 http://www.cahoneydrops.com/chd-home/tour-dates/ The High Watt CaHoneydrops in Nashville, TN
Apr 25 http://www.cahoneydrops.com/chd-home/tour-dates/ Growlers CaHoneydrops in Memphis, TN
Apr 27 http://www.cahoneydrops.com/chd-home/tour-dates/ House of Blues New Orleans CaHoneydrops in New Orleans, LA
Apr 28 http://www.cahoneydrops.com/chd-home/tour-dates/ Zydeco CaHoneydrops in Birmingham, AL
Apr 29 http://www.cahoneydrops.com/chd-home/tour-dates/ Salvage Station CaHoneydrops in Asheville, NC
Apr 30 http://www.cahoneydrops.com/chd-home/tour-dates/ Lincoln Theatre CaHoneydrops in Raleigh, NC
May 2 http://www.cahoneydrops.com/chd-home/tour-dates/ Capital Ale House Music Hall CaHoneydrops in Richmond, VA
May 3 http://www.cahoneydrops.com/chd-home/tour-dates/ The Bowery Ballroom CaHoneydrops in New York, NY
May 4 http://www.cahoneydrops.com/chd-home/tour-dates/ Music Hall of Williamsburg CaHoneydrops in Brooklyn, NY
May 5 http://www.cahoneydrops.com/chd-home/tour-dates/ The Hamilton CaHoneydrops in Washington, DC
May 8 http://www.cahoneydrops.com/chd-home/tour-dates/ The Ark CaHoneydrops in Ann Arbor, MI
May 9 http://www.cahoneydrops.com/chd-home/tour-dates/ High Noon Saloon CaHoneydrops in Madison, WI
May 10 http://www.cahoneydrops.com/chd-home/tour-dates/ Atomic Cowboy CaHoneydrops in St. Louis, MO
May 11 http://www.cahoneydrops.com/chd-home/tour-dates/ Concord Music Hall CaHoneydrops in Chicago, IL
May 12 http://www.cahoneydrops.com/chd-home/tour-dates/ Cedar Cultural Center CaHoneydrops in Minneapolis, MN
May 17 http://www.cahoneydrops.com/chd-home/tour-dates/ Harlow’s CaHoneydrops in Sacramento, CA
May 19 http://www.cahoneydrops.com/chd-home/tour-dates/ Fillmore CaHoneydrops in San Francisco, CA
May 19 - May 20 http://www.cahoneydrops.com/chd-home/tour-dates/ Doheny Blues Festival CaHoneydrops in Dana Point, CA
May 24 - May 25 http://www.cahoneydrops.com/chd-home/tour-dates/ DelFest CaHoneydrops in Cumberland, MD
May 25 - May 27 http://www.cahoneydrops.com/chd-home/tour-dates/ Lightning in a Bottle CaHoneydrops in Bradley, CA
Jul 5 - Jul 8 http://www.cahoneydrops.com/chd-home/tour-dates/ High Sierra Music Festival CaHoneydrops in Quincy, CA
Jul 20 - Jul 22 http://www.cahoneydrops.com/chd-home/tour-dates/ Winthrop Rhythm & Blues Festival CaHoneydrops in Winthrop, WA
Sep 22 http://www.cahoneydrops.com/chd-home/tour-dates/ Red Rocks Amphitheatre
Supporting Greensky Bluegrass
CaHoneydrops in Morrison, CO
Oct 28 - Nov 4 http://www.cahoneydrops.com/chd-home/tour-dates/ Rhythm & Blues Cruise CaHoneydrops in San Diego, CA

News

Just Announced: RED ROCKS!

We are thrilled to announce that we’ll be supporting our friends Greesnky Bluegrass at Red Rocks on September 22! We’re honored

Happy Holidays + Long Way LIVE Video Release

We hope you’re all having a good December. Our thoughts are with those in the fire-affected areas of Southern California. 

FALL & WINTER TOURS + NYE + AUSTRALIA

Greetings from the road!  Our Fall Tour is fully underway with shows this week in Chicago, Des Moines, St. Louis, and

Videos

The California Honeydrops Discuss The Making Of CALL IT HOME : VOL. 1 & 2
The California Honeydrops – Long Way (Official Live Video)
Bonnie Raitt with the California Honeydrops “Honey Horns” in Brisbane, Australia
Don’t Let the Green Grass Fool You // Live from Lincoln Hall
Junker’s Blues // Live from Lincoln Hall
Ain’t No One Leaving The Party // Bluesfest Byron Bay 2017
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Lech Wierzynski — lead vocal, trumpet, guitar | Ben Malament — drums, washboard, percussion
Johnny Bones — tenor saxophone, clarinet | Lorenzo Loera — keys, melodica
Beau Bradbury — bass, percussion
At times touring with the band: Andrae Murchison — trombone | Leon Cotter — tenor saxophone

The California Honeydrops celebrate their 10th year together with the release of their 7th studio album and first ever double album, “Call It Home: Vol. 1 & 2” and continue to tour worldwide. Led by dynamic vocalist and multi-instrumentalist Lech Wierzynski, and drawing on diverse musical influences from Bay Area R&B, funk, Southern soul, Delta blues, and New Orleans second-line, the Honeydrops bring vibrant energy and infectious dance-party vibes to their shows. They’ve taken the party all over the world, playing festivals of all kinds and touring widely across North America, Europe and Australia. In 2016 & 2017 the Honeydrops were honored to support Bonnie Raitt on her North America release tour—and in the past have been privileged to support the likes of B.B. King, Allen Toussaint, Buddy Guy, and Dr. John. Whether in those high-profile performances or in more intimate venues where the band itself can leave the stage and get down on the dance floor, the California Honeydrops’ shared vision and purpose remain: to make the audience dance and sing.

The Honeydrops have come a long way since guitarist and trumpeter Lech Wierzynkski and drummer Ben Malament started busking in an Oakland subway station, but the band has stayed true to that organic, street-level feel. Listening to Lech sing, it can be a surprise that he was born in Warsaw, Poland, and raised by Polish political refugees. He learned his vocal stylings from contraband American recordings of Sam Cooke, Ray Charles, and Louis Armstrong, and later at Oberlin College and on the club circuit in Oakland, California. With the additions of Johnny Bones on tenor sax and clarinet, Lorenzo Loera on keyboards, and Beau Bradbury on bass, they’ve built a powerful full-band sound to support Wierzynski’s vocals. More like parties than traditional concerts, their shows feature extensive off-stage jamming and crowd interaction. “The whole point is to erase the boundaries between the crowd and us,” Wierzynski says. “We don’t make setlists. We want requests. We want crowd involvement, to make people become a part of the whole thing by dancing along, singing, picking the songs and generally coming out of their shells.”