adele 21 featuring smokey

Guitarist Smokey Hormel can be heard on albums by Johnny Cash, Adele, Beck, Tom Waits, Neil Diamond, Norah Jones, John Doe, Joe Strummer, Justin Timberlake, and more.

His African‑guitar group Smokey's Secret Family and his Western Swing band
Smokey's Round‑Up play New York shows regularly.


Beck Morning Phase album

Smokey is featured on
Beck's Morning Phase album
and current world tour.

upcoming Beck shows:

  • 6/28 Detroit, MI – Fox Theatre
  • 6/30 New York, NY – Hammerstein Ballroom
  • 7/1 New York, NY – Central Park Summerstage
  • 07/11 Charlotte, NC – Uptown Amphitheater
  • 07/12 Asheville, NC – Thomas Wolfe Auditorium
  • 07/14 Nashville, TN – Ryman Auditorium
  • 07/15 Nashville, TN – Ryman Auditorium
  • 07/16 St. Louis, MO – The Pageant
  • 07/19 Grand Rapids, MI – DeVos Performance Hall
  • 07/20 Louisville, KY – Forecastle Festival
  • 07/22 Atlanta, GA – Fox Theater
  • 07/23 Raleigh, NC – Red Hat Amphitheater
  • 07/24 Columbia, MD – Merriweather Post
youtube video of smokey at coachella 2014

YouTube video of Smokey playing Blue Moon with Beck live at Coachella 2014


Smokey Hormel The Pickup radio show

Smokey is one of five
"unsung" guitar heroes profiled on
episode #44 of The Pickup radio show


Erasmo Carlso Gigante Gentil album

Smokey is featured on Gigante Gentil
the new album by Brazilan rock legend Erasmo Carlos

Upcoming Shows

smokey hormel playing guitar at Sunny's

Smokey's Round-up

Every Wednesday at Sunny's in Red Hook

July 2 and July 9 at 10pm