New Terrestrial Radio Station Picks Up Allen Weber’s Hot Shock Album

OPUS 102 (102.1 FM) Jazz Station in Monterey Mexico We were informed that A cut from Allen Weber’s current album Hot Shock will be played Friday August 15, 2014 between 9 & 10 p.m. Monterey Mexico time on Álvaro Suarez’s jazz show. It’s on OPUS 102 radio station 102.1 FM If you are not in … Read more…

Hot Shock Band at Lillie’s 2014-04-05

Looks Like Rain Well, last night Allen Weber’s Hot Shock Band was supposed to have an outdoor concert at Lillie’s It is a really cool place to play, because the audience and the owners and staff love jazz, and fusion. So there they were ready to go, and unfortunately, the rain came. Moved Inside The … Read more…

The Story Behind the Song — Blues Sparks

The Story Behind the Song — Blues Sparks by Allen Weber So there I was, listening to John McLaughlin’s new (at the time) CDNow Here This The CD ended, and all of a sudden, a melody popped into my head. I thought it sounded really cool, so I grabbed my recorder and sang the melody … Read more…

Fusion Band Hot Shock Performing the Song: Blues Sparks Instrumental from TV Filming

Playing the Song Blues Sparks Live So there we were… filming an episode for the local CW network tv station. But since they were filming us, we wanted to give a behind the scenes view to you. One thing kind of led to another, and to help you take you mind to different places when … Read more…

Allen Weber on Preparing Hot Shock for the Studio Part II

Rehearsals And More TV Offer And for great timing, out of the blue the first week of June came an offer to appear on local tv! They knew about us, and just wanted to verify what they heard. So we were invited to an audition for a local tv show. The comments from the shows … Read more…

Allen Weber Asks What Is Fusion Music

What is Fusion Music Now days it seems that Fusion is a nebulous term. It kind of reminds me of the movie Kingdom of Heaven when the guy defending Jerusalem Balian says to “What is Jerusalem worth to you?” and Saladin replies “Nothing. Everything!” I would paraphrase that… What Does Fusion Music Mean Today? I … Read more…

Another Successful Weekend @ the Brick 04/26/2013

Band Changes Sounding better Well, Hot Shock struck again! This time the new personnel were Jonathan Farnell (Drums), and John Baker (Bass) John is a major league Groove Maker! He and Jonathan working together like a machine to create and hold a groove that Allen Weber (Guitar) could provide the icing and ear candy to. … Read more…

Allen Weber with Hot Shock Live from the Brick 02/08/2013

Weekend Work… Song Well Hot Shock just finished our second series of shows from our rotation engagement at the Brick. We added three unrehearsed songs to our repertoire: Work Song So What Watermelon Man Ch… Ch… Ch… Changes! This past weekend featured the debut of Hot Shock’s new drummer. The man has POCKET! His pocket … Read more…

Show Announced for October 16, 2012 With Latin Grammy Winner Alex Cuba

A Night of International Fusion, World Beat Music! A concert with Latin Grammy winner Alex Cuba was announced for october 16, 2012. Hot Shock will be performing in support. The concert is scheduled for Tuesday October 16, 2012 We are preparing for some heavy Latin feel jazz fusion… soca; cha cha cha; samba; but with … Read more…