Upcoming Shows

Smokey's Secret Family


Friday April 29th
at Bar Lunatico in Bed Stuy 9pm


as "hombres complicados"
Saturday May 21st
at Barbès in Park Slope 10pm


Friday May 27th
at Sunny's in Red Hook 10pm


Smokey's Round‑up


Every Wednesday at Sunny's in Red Hook

3 sets starting at 10pm

April 27


at Hoboken Arts & Music Festival

Saturday May 1st 3:30pm
Hoboken, NJ

Liner Note Legends
video interview

Smokey talks about his work with the Blasters, Lee Allen, Beck, Rick Rubin and Johnny Cash, his love of Brazilian music, and his early days in Los Angeles.
From the Liner Notes Legends interview series profiling veteran session musicians.

Buy Music

  • Smokey's
    Secret Family

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  • Smokey Hormel and his stellar New York band ressurect classic '50s African dance music with electric guitar, tuba, trombone, clarinet, percussion and more. Nine songs released in 2009.

  • Smokey
    & Miho

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  • Smokey Hormel and Cibo Matto singer Miho Hatori celebrate '60s Bossa Nova king Baden Powell with a full perscussion ensemble. Ten songs, released in 2003, compiles two earlier out of print EPs.