The Big Question: Is Jacobs Ladder Coming To Your Town?

A couple weeks ago we hosted a Q&A session with Jacobs Ladder, which is an amazing band from Miami Beach, FL.

Jacobs Ladder

If listening to Jacobs Ladder just isn’t enough for you, than see if they are rocking your town.

Tour Dates:

3/27: Miami Beach, FL @ TBA
3/28: Gainesville, FL @ 1982 BAR
3/29: Orlando, FL @ HELP US!
4/01: Columbus, GA @ SOHO
4/03: James Island, SC @ THE OASIS
4/04: Wilson, NC @ THE LUNA BEAN
4/05: Virginia Beach, Virginia @ GILLS
4/06: Tenleytown, Washington DC @ HOUSE PARTY
4/08: Asbury Park, NJ @ ASBURY LANES
4/09: NYC, NY @ THE ANNEX
4/10: Boston MA @ TBA
4/11: NJ @ TBA
4/12: Philadelphia, PA @ CURLEY’S PUB
4/13: Ohio @ CORNERSTONE
4/15: FAIRDALE, KY @ BULLDOG CAFE
4/16: Nashville, TN @ ON THE ROCKS
4/17: Marietta, GA @ SWAYZE’S
4/18: Tampa, FL @ TRANSITIONS (SPOT)
4/19: Tallahasee, FL @ BIG DADDY’S

An Interview With Jacobs Ladder


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Thanks for doing the Q&A with us, we think your music is great and we are looking forward to hearing more great music!

How’d you guys all meet and how long have you been together?

This coming summer (2008) we will have been a band for 8 years running strong. Brian and Oren met and started playing music in the 4th grade. I (Sammy) was a year younger and really into music; but I didn’t get the chance to play with them until high school. We played and preformed in our school “Rock Ensemble,” this got us close and we decided to give it a shot in the summer of 2001.

Not many bands can tour as much as Jacobs Ladder does and still produce amazing music. I gotta say, you are very persistent in creating music while still keeping your fans happy. Is it crazy on tour sometimes? Do you sleep?

Tour for us…. is a home away from home at this point. We usally wake up on the floor of a random persons house, cuddled up in our sleeping bags- proceeding to look at eachother with disgust. The worst part; is the fact that I’m allergic to cats and for some reason everyone seems to have one..lol.

Overall the experience of touring is amazing, it’s a time where we bond as a band and live off our music.
There’s nothing better than playing shows 6 nights a week.
If we don’t make enough money off the door or merchandise then we hit up shopping malls with cds and iPods. Believe it or not we usually sell 40 to 60 cds before we get kicked out of the mall. Sometimes it’s rough… but it gets the job done!

We generally drive four to six hours daily, trying to cover at least on state per day. Oren’s not allowed to drive since he is a terrible navigator. So me and Brian switch off driving and sleep in between. When we do arrive at the venues, we eat a lot of shit (not literally)…but we do have a lot of time on our hands, so we cook our dinners on a hot plate in the street. The highlight obviously is the performance itself and it is always worth the hassle. But, the best part is meeting our fans afterward, and the coolest kids are the ones who purchase our merch! Joking your all cool, we love you guys!

Sam, rocking the fro. Any tips for people at home trying to get a good fro going?

One thing is; you have it or you don’t. If you do- all you need is a really gay hairdresser and some kiss my face (hair cream), and your good to go. Continue reading

Jacobs Ladder “Things Left Untold”

Jacobs Ladder just came out with a new music video for their song “Things Left Untold.” We hope to post a Q&A session with these guys soon!