OUT TODAY 5/14/21 – BILLY GIBBONS “MY LUCKY CARD” VIDEO
with an appearance by Jesika von Rabbit! Filmed at Pappy and Harriet’s, Pioneertown!
New Spring 2021 Jesika von Rabbit Single and Video, “Bombay Beach Bunny”!
In April, Jesika von Rabbit releases her fresh new dance track “Bombay Beach Bunny” single and video. The video is chock full of colorful eye candy and was filmed on location in Bombay Beach/Salton Sea, and is directed by Jessica Janos.
2020 WRAP UP
Jesika forged ahead during 2020. She wrote and recorded at her home studio, finishing three tracks, “Bombay Beach Bunny“, “Who the Hell Knows“, and an update of an 80s cover tune titled “I Want to Be a Cowboy” (soon to be released) with videos created for each track. Watch “Bombay Beach Bunny” here, and “Who the Hell Knows” here. Also released as a single and video was a duet with Spindrift’s Kirkpatrick Thomas performing Cole Porter’s ode to freedom “Don’t Fence Me In”. Jesika was also invited to perform in two pre-recorded virtual concerts at Pappy and Harriets, and the Joshua Tree Music Festival with full stage setups and lighting, and made a guest appearance in a Billy Gibbons video, “My Lucky Card”, also filmed at Pappy & Harriets
Jesika von Rabbit named Best Musician in the Coachella Valley in the CV Independent, a week has a cover story in the Coachella Valley Independent!
Have a Blue Christmas with Jesika von Rabbit!
Jesika von Rabbit and producer Jessica Janos a/k/a the Jesicult have cooked up a fabulous holiday treat, a video for Jesika’s newly recorded cover of Elvis’s “Blue Christmas.” The video is a psychedelic dreamscape, adorned with hand-selected and authentic Joshua Tree weirdos, and is Jesika’s first holiday video since Gram Rabbit’s “California Christmas”!
11/17/19: Jason Nutter / Jesika von Rabbit video for the song “Joshua Tree” wins the 2019 Yucca Valley Film Festival Music Video category
L to R: Jesika, Jason Nutter, video producer Jessica Janos
Long-time Jesika von Rabbit video producer and friend Jessica Janos’ video for the Jason Nutter / Jesika von Rabbit song “Joshua Tree” has won the Yucca Valley Film Festival’s Best Music Video category! The three were present for the award. Jessica Janos has produced several of Jesika’s videos including “Psychic Spice”, “Glamorous Misery”, and “Do You Really Want to Hurt Me”. Jason Nutter runs the Music Heals Inc. store and organization which supplies musical instruments and lessons to special needs children.
8/29/19: Jesika von Rabbit with 5,6,7,8’s
Jesika von Rabbit teams up with Jason Nutter of Music Heals for an Americana flavored single and video.
This Americana flavored song and video titled “Joshua Tree” will transport you to the middle of the Mojave with its’ eerie and Lynchian vibe. Musician Jason Nutter, founder of Music Heals Inc. Palm Springs which provides musical instruments and programs to special needs kids, has teamed up with Joshua Tree’s Jesika von Rabbit for a beautiful roots track interpreted for video by director Jessica Janos. VIEW THE VIDEO AT THIS LINK
6/3/19: New JvR Fund a Bunny Campaign
Jesika is currently running a campaign to raise recording funds for two sparkling new songs and video. Click on her Fund a Bunny page for info and perks!
5/13/19: JvR Spring/Summer dates and Residency at The Redwood (Los Angeles)
You’d be a fool not to catch one of the upcoming shows on display by Jesika and her well-oiled machine. The band has been intoxicating crowds and submerging them in a psychedelic sound bath of sorts. The drummer is an animal, Ex-Gram Rabbit guitarist Ethan Allen is slinging Neo Western-Wave and bassist Lee Joseph is keeping it cool and fuzzy, while Ms. von Rabbit invites you into her weird and rocking world of melody and madness.. Their current cover of Rush’s Tom Sawyer will blow your mind and put a smile on the face of the biggest curmudgeon, and there may or may not be some racy rabbit nymphs hopping around the stage, engaged in a furry freakout… Come out and support a hard working band that is committed to keeping the art in their music and not conforming to a stream of consumerism and convention. DATES: (map and ticket info at the Live Dates link) 5/25: Stoned and Dusted Festival at Pappy & Harriet’s (indoor set) 6/5: The Wayfarer Costa Mesa 6/6: Redwood Bar Los Angeles 6/8: Elinor Long Beach 6/13: Redwood Bar Los Angeles 6/20: Redwood Bar Los Angeles 6/27: Redwood Bar Los Angeles 7/5: Private Party 7/21: Jesika von Rabbit DJ Set at Elinor 7/26: Red Barn Palm Desert 8/2: Campout Festival Pioneertown 8/16: Idyllwild Strong Festival
12/18: EXTRA EXTRA – JESIKA von RABBIT COVER STORY IN PALM SPRINGS LIFE ARTS & CULTURE MAGAZINE!
Jesika von Rabbit is featured in the December 2018 issue of Palm Springs Life’s Arts and Culture Magazine! Read the article and view the short JvR documentary video at this link!
10/18: There’s something special about a printed magazine, especially when there’s a full page article about Jesika von Rabbit’s recently released album Dessert Rock! Enjoy this truly great JvR interview from the October issue of Desert Magazine!
Jesika von Rabbit Dessert Rock Record Release Party
Saturday, September 15, 7-10 PM Soap Plant / Wacko La Luz de Jesus Gallery 4633 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90027 www.soapplant.com The Queen of the High Desert, Jesika von Rabbit cordially invites you to the unveiling of her new album Dessert Rock. Enter the whimsical world of Rabbit… Costumes are encouraged as we create a space adorned with desserts, drinks, and dancing girls. Jesika von Rabbit videos will be playing on a loop, interspersed with projections by visual mastermind Mr. Tamale along with the sweet sounds of Dessert Rock playing all night. Dessert Rock, von Rabbit’s second solo album, is an avalanche of appetizing amalgams that incorporate hints of calypso, sci-fi, psychedelic, electro, and funk, and will be available for purchase on both LP (white vinyl) and CD. Digital will be available through iTunes, etc. Freak Out with us on this delightful night, as the Desert meets the City!
Jesika von Rabbit Summer Southern States Tour with Spindrift!
Jesika von Rabbit Wins Best Frontwoman award
In an annual music award event held by the Coachella Valley Weekly on May 31, 2018, Jesika von Rabbit was presented with an award for Best Frontwoman in the Coachella Valley!
Jesika von Rabbit’s Sexy Summer Single
Spark your Speakers with Jesika von Rabbit’s Slick Summer Single “Make Me Feel Better” from her forthcoming second solo album to be released soon! Produced by Ethan Allen, the middle-eastern tinged song blends electro, psychedelia, and hip hop into a sexy dance track. LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD AT HOME PAGE
Jesika von Rabbit on 45 RPM via Sympathy for the Record Industry!
Jesika has a new 45 RPM record out on the revived Sympathy for the Record Industry label, her simmering nocturnal version of “Do You Really Want to Hurt Me” The flip side, “Din Ho” is a non-LP track that Jesika wrote about Chinese fast food mixed with a side of Pop Culture celebrity, No MSG! The record can be purchased at JVR shows, via mail order from Dionysus Records, at this link and is distributed to shops by ILD www.ildistro.com
New Album Forthcoming – New Single Out Soon Southwestern July 2018 Tour!
Jesika von Rabbit is about to release her second solo album, due out this summer. “Dessert Rock” the follow-up to her 2015 release “Journey Mitchell”. “Dessert Rock” is an avalanche of appetizing amalgams that incorporate hints of calypso, sci-fi, psychedelic, rock, electro and funk. You are going to want seconds after sampling this dessert. Look for a new single “Make Me Feel Better”, off the new album, coming soon! In July, Jesika will be hitting the road for a Southwestern tour with longtime friends and cohorts, Spindrift (Los Angeles), look for dates in the Live Dates section.
EXCITING news in Jesika von Rabbit-land!
SHOWS: with the full band in Los Angeles, Pioneertown, Las Vegas, and more TBA! Check the shows section of the website for the latest! SHOES: Jesika just got some badass red boots, we thought you’d want to know!! MUSIC: there’s a NEW ALBUM coming your way soon as well as a 45 RPM record on Sympathy for the Record Industry featuring “Do You Really Want to Hurt Me” and a non-LP B side! _______________________________
The fine folks at Jam in the Van asked Jesika von Rabbit to perform for their cameras and microphones at Desert Daze 2017. With her new band lineup including her bassist Lee Joseph; guitarist, producer, and former Gram Rabbit member Ethan Allan; and drummer Daniel Kashunk, she performed three songs; “Going Down”, “Make Me Feel Better”, and “Psychic Spice”. Follow this link to see the videos!