"Hot Rocks"series

Short, funny tales of life in a band

Sound Clips

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"Halloween Gig"

A gig at a local haunted house becomes a little too creepy for the band.

Running Time:  11:19 minutes

"Knights of Olde"

The band participates in the local Renaissance Faire, complete with arrows, galleons and a jousting tournament.

Running Time:  13:27 minutes

"Old West"

The band is hired to play for a re-recreation of the old west, which turns into an unexpected rodeo.

Running Time:  12:39 minutes

"Artichokes and Pheromones"

The band runs to Castroville's Artichoke Festival to escape from sizzling heat and especially, from unwelcome suitors in Arizona.

Running Time:  11:40 minutes

"Play Baseball"

An unorthodox version of the game is played by the band members and others.

Running Time:  9:57 minutes

"Day Job"

A shortage of gigs prompts the band members to - briefly - engage in other lines of work.

Running Time:  13:35 minutes

"Goin' to the Dogs"

With nowhere else to stay for distant 3-day music festival, band members agree to dog-sit for a nearby kennel.

Running Time:  11:42 minutes

"Horrid Movie"

Rachel, Styx, and Jasper meet werewolves, monsters and, far worse, cops, in the local park at night.

Running Time:  10:37 minutes

"Playing Around"

Rachel, Styx and Jasper try playing with other bands - but not for long.

Running Time:  13:11 minutes

"Ridiculous"

The band members compete to see who can be first to find her or his perfect mate.

Running time:  15:53 minutes

"On Vacation"

The bands summer gig by a lake sounds too, too idyllic - because it is.

Running Time:  15:53 minutes 

"Wedding Gig"

The band learns about marriage, Hollywood-Style.

Running Time:  10:43 minutes

"City Hall"

Rachel's niece convinces the band to join her 9th graders' activist campaign as they march to City Hall.

Running Time:  10:43 minutes

"Dress Ship"

Dressing rooms suddenly get very lively when the band goes looking for new attire.

Running Time:  12:02 minutes

"Cooking Class"

Band members are bamboozled by a one-week course offering to teach them to cook a different international dish every night.

Running Time:  10:55 minutes

"Hot Rocks Do Hamlet"

When the band members take part in a local fundraising performance of "Hamlet", they hope and pray The Bard is laughing , not groaning at the results.

Running Time:  28:54 minutes

"Yard Sale"

What sounds like a good idea quickly devolves into mayhem.

Running Time: 11:21 minutes

"Thanksgiving"

Unexpected guests of the two-legged and four-legged varieties make this thanksgiving one to remember (not exactly fondly).

Running time:  11:06 minutes

"The Fashion Show"

The band plays - or, tried to play - for a fashion show staged by junior high kids and their even more volatile parents.

Running Time:  11:17 minutes

"Goin' South"

A winter gig in Brownsville TX is inviting - until band members actually hit the road.

Running Time:  11:22 minutes

"School Dance"

A room full of rambunctious pre-teens ready to rock n' roll.

Running Time:  10:51 minutes

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