Ghosteye Pictures presents a new Jesika von Rabbit video, “Going Down” which was shot, cut, and directed by Giuseppe Asaro. The video was filmed live at Harvard and Stone in Hollywood on July 14, 2016. “Going Down” is the latest collaboration between Ms von Rabbit and Italian director Mr. Asaro. The two have worked together on and off for a decade, with Asaro directing the videos for Gram Rabbit’s “Final Clap Fever”, “Shiny Monster”, “Candy Flip”, “Lost in Place”, “Wheels in Motion” just to name a few. Many songs by Gram Rabbit can also be found on the soundtrack of Giuseppe Asaro’s latest feature film Thrill Kill.
“Going Down” is available via download as a digital single at this link
In the recent Coachella Valley Independent Best Of Readers Poll, Jesika von Rabbit has once again won Best Musician of the Coachella Valley, decided by CV Independent readers.
Dec 17: Chellavision – Coachella Valley: Lo-Desert fans are invited to a taping for Coachella Magazine’s Chellavision w/ Jesika von Rabbit interview and short live set at IPAC in Indio – RSVP for free ticket at this link
Dec 18: Joshua Tree Winter Wonderland – a series of Holiday shows in JT, click for Facebook event page
January 28: Sumo Princess Presents at Monty Bar, Los Angeles – Click for Facebook event page
Tonight, 10/28, The Creepy Creeps will be playing Gram Rabbit’s yearly Grim Rabbit at Pappy & Scarriet’s Halloween Weekender! A wild time in the desert is guaranteed for all! Last minute decision to come to the show? Get tickets here or at the door (if there are any left)!
The Jesika von Rabbit crew including the wonderful and weird Grundles will be performing at this year’s Ninth Annual Desert Stars Festival taking place at Pappy & Harriet’s in Pioneertown, CA.. September 23-24! JvR plays on Friday, outdoor stage, 5:00 – 5:40, after Ancient River, and before Sloan, followed by Strawberry Alarm Clock, Moon Duo, and …Trail of the Dead! Weekend passes are available at this link. You can’t beat the Hi-Desert weather this time of year! Have a look at the full line-up and schedule here, and we’ll SEE YOU THERE!
On Fri. Aug. 26, the Jesika Von Rabbit crew plays at the Campout 12 Festival in Pioneertown, as direct support for Camper van Beethoven on Pappy and Harriet’s outside stage from 8:30 to 9:10 pm. The Campout festival starts on Thursday, August 15 and goes through the weekend. The weather here in the hi-desert is perfect -come party under the stars with! Ticket info at this link
July 14 – Hollywood, CA: Jesika von Rabbit’s Bunny Birthday Ball at Harvard and Stone Hollywood, CA with Sean Wheeler and Kirpatrick Thomas (Spindrift) and Friends. FREE! Starts at 9 PM Facebook invite page
July 16 – Pioneertown, CA: Jesika von Rabbit headlines Pappy and Harriet’s with Death Valley Girls. $10 at the door or purchase tickets on the P&H website. Starts at 8 PM. Tickets and more info at this link
July 26 – Fabulous Downtown Las Vegas, NV: Take a gamble with Jesika von Rabbit and Spindrift at Bunkhouse Saloon www.bunkhousedowntown.com
August 6 – Palm Desert, CA: Jesika von Rabbit with Yip Yops and Herbert at The Hood in Palm Desert – event invite at this link
August 26 – Campout XII Festival: Jesika von Rabbit will be performing with Camper van Beethoven and others at the Campout festival in Pioneertown, CA Tickets and more info at this link
September 23 – Desert Stars Festival: Jesika von Rabbit will be performing at the Desert Stars Festival with Strawbery Alarm Clock, You Will Know Us By The Trail of the Dead, Dinosaur Jr., Sebadoh and others. Event website at this link
Jesika von Rabbit will be debuting two new songs, including “I’m a Dog at a Human Party” which she is currently shooting a video for with director Jessica Janos. von Rabbit and Spindrift’s Kirpatrick Thomas have scored and recorded music for a full-length feature, “Pretty Face”, also directed by Jessica Janos.
Joshua Tree’s Jesika von Rabbit has been added to this year’s Boogaloo Music and Art Festival, in Oak Canyon Park, Silverado CA., playing the Mountain Stage on Friday, April 29 at 5:30 PM. The Boogaloo Festival is a music, art, yoga fest featuring live music, DJs, art installations, live paitning, food, a kids zone and much more. the Boogaloo Festival website can be found here, the Boogaloo Facebook page is at this link and, while you are clicking links, the check out the Boogaloo 2016 Facebook event page.
von Rabbit will be performing in Tarzana, CA on Saturday, May 7 at the Maui Sugar Mill Saloon with The Hellflowers and The Freedom Ledges. The Maui Sugar Mill is located at 18389 Ventura Blvd. Tarzana, CA. Maui Sugar Mill’s Facebook page can be found here, and the May 7 Facebook event page can be found here.
If you haven’t yet, check out Jesika’s newest video “Looking for a Weirdo” at this link, as well as her appearance in Cindy Lauper’s video for her cover of Wanda Jackson’s “Funnel of Love” (shot at von Rabbit’s home base, Pappy & Harriet’s in Pioneertown) at this link.
Jesika von Rabbit has also been added on the Campout XII festival in Pioneertown, August 25-27. Dates and stage times TBA. Watch for the digital release of a new von Rabbit Song soon!
Jesika von Rabbit unleashes the third video from her Journey Mitchell album today, for the song “Looking for a Weirdo”, directed by Jessica Janos.
Her solo album Journey Mitchell is available from Royal Order via digital from iTunes, Amazon.com, and Bandcamp, on CD from Amazon.com and at Jesika’s live shows. The vinyl version is on Dionysus Records, distributed worldwide by ILD and can be found on in the Dionysus Records online shop, Amazon, many other online outlets and retail record shops.
Jesika von Rabbit Spring Shows So Far…
Sunday, March 27, 7:30 PM
Jesika von Rabbit takes the guest spot with The Hot Fudge Sunday Band at Pappy & Harriet’s in Pioneertown, with her bassist Lee Joseph. Free (if having dinner, reservations are necessary) More info here.
Tuesday, March 29, 9:00 PM
at The Continental Room in Fullerton with Cellars
Friday, April 1, 10;00 PM
DJvR and DJ Lee (Jesika von Rabbit and Lee Joseph) DJ Tag Team set at Chill Bar Palm Springs for Dinah Shore Weekend
Join Jesika von Rabbit a/k/a DJVR and Lee Joseph as they tag-team DJ Chill Bar in Palm Springs Saturday, 3/12, 10pm – 2 am, playing a deep catalog of floor fillers spanning the ’60s-now! Chill Bar Palm Springs is “a warm and fabulous twenty first century modern gay bar, lounge & video bar located on Arenas”
217 E Arenas Rd,
Palm Springs, CA 92262
Calling all inlanders, and hi and low desert dwellers! It`s all happening in Banning on Saturday, Jan. 9 with Jesika von Rabbit, Drug, Jason Nutter, Boss Pilgrim and Ricochet at Boondocks Tavern, 4296 W Ramsey St, Banning, California 92220! And, it`s a FREE show! Get there by 8 PM!