Keller Williams Has a Doobie In His Pocket

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Is that a doobie in your pocket, or are you just happy to see me?

In preperation for his next record, ODD, one-man-jam-band Keller Williams has been releasing a new track a week via his free “Once A Week Freek” site online. In addition to live recordings and rare studio cuts, you can preview cuts from Keller’s latest opus before it hist stores on August 12. This week sees the debut of the abundantly wordy “Doobie In My Pocket,” a song already known and loved by fans from Williams’ live shows.

Keller writes of the track:

This was one of those songs that just wrote itself. It appears to be a favorite of folks that come to see me play. It was literally made up before any of it was actually written down. It was around the time that I just started doing festivals with Keith Moseley, Gibb Droll and Jeff Sipe. I believe I was going from summer camp which is near Peoria Illinois to smile fest which is  near Asheville N.C. Its a  listener or what I like to call “a think piece”. If you mentally drift off during some of the many stream of consciousness type of lyrics, you might miss the impact of the punchline at the end. So try and stay with me, ok?

Will “Doobie in My Pocket” be a hit? Listen here and make up your own mind.

Catch Williams on tour this fall:

August 6 Bottle and Cork Dewey Beach DE
August 7 Outer Banks Brewing Station Kill Devil Hills NC
August 8 House of Blues Myrtle Beach SC with Almira Fawn
August 12 Spud Drive In Driggs, ID w/ Dark Star Orchestra
August 14 Festival @ Sandpoint at Memorial Field Sandpoint ID w/ Donovan Frankenreiter
August 15 Frontier Ranch (Shamy Bash) Frontier Ranch Music Center Pataskala, OH
August 21 Mishawaka Bellevue CO
August 22 Mishawaka Bellevue CO with Moseley, Droll & Sipe
August 29 Music on the Mountaintop ~ The Old Fairgrounds Boone NC
September 3 Bear Tooth Theatre Pub Anchorage AK
September 4 Denali Park Salmon Bake Denali Park AK
September 5 The Blue Loon Fairbanks AK
September 7 Bumbershoot Festival Mural Amphitheatre Seattle WA
September 17 The Depot Salt Lake City UT with Umphrey’s McGee
September 18 Egyptian Theatre Boise ID
September 19 Wilma Theatre Missoula MT
September 20 Emerson Theater Bozeman MT
October 8 Sherman Theater Stroudsburg PA w/ Retro Rocket
October 9 The State Theatre State College PA
October 13 The Intersection Grand Rapids MI
October 15 City Opera House Traverse City MI
October 16 Barrymore Theatre Madison WI
October 17 Park West Chicago IL
October 19 People’s Des Moines IA
October 20 The Beaumont Kansas City MO
October 21 Fargo Theatre Fargo ND
October 22 Varsity Theatre Iowa City IA
October 23 Englert Theatre Iowa City IA
October 24 Murat Center ~ Egyptian Room Indianapolis IN
October 25 Mr. Smalls Theatre Millvale PA
November 11 Ventura Theatre Ventura CA
November 12 House of Blues Anaheim CA
November 13 El Rey Theatre Los Angeles CA
November 14 Belly Up Tavern Solana Beach CA
November 15 Downtown Brewing Co. San Luis Obispo CA
November 17-18 Moe’s Alley Santa Cruz CA
November 19 McNear’s Mystic Theatre Petaluma CA
November 20 Eureka Theatre Eureka CA
November 21 Great American Music Hall San Francisco CA
November 22 Crystal Bay Casino Crystal Bay CA
November 23 The Big Room @ The Sierra Nevada Brewing Company Chico CA

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  1. If you haven’t checked out Keller live make sure you don’t miss it when he comes to your town. He never disappoints, always a fun time. If you live in CO make sure to go to the Mishawaka shows, you get to see him solo and with his band!!!

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