Big Brother and the Holding Company

"Big Brother and the Holding Company is an American rock band that formed in San Francisco in 1965 as part of the psychedelic music scene that also produced the Grateful Dead, Quicksilver Messenger Service and Jefferson Airplane." [Wikipedia]

Janis was in the band from April 1966 until "near the end" of 1968. The current incarnation of the band started up again in 1987, features 2-3 original members (depending on your definition of original), and they're playing at Knitting Factory in NYC tonight (Jan 2, 2008). All tour dates below....

Big Brother and the Holding Company - 2008 Tour Dates
Jan 2 - Knitting Factory New York, New York
Jan 3 - Harpers Ferry Boston Allston, Massachusetts
Jan 4 - Bearsville Theater Woodstock, New York
Jan 5 - Twin Rivers Casino Lincoln, Rhode Island
Feb 9 - Empire Theatre Stockton, California
Feb 16 - 19 Broadway Nite Club Fairfax, California
Jun 14 - TBA Piercy, California
Aug 22 - Rockin’ On The River Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio
Aug 23 - Warren Community Amphitheatre Warren, Ohio

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