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Cliff Starbuck to Leave ekoostik hookah, Last Show to be NYE at The Newport Music Hall

Some sad news out of Ohio today, bassist Cliff Starbuck has decided to leave ekoostik hookah after almost 19 years with the band. My first ekoostik hookah show was Sept 25, 1992 at The Dugout in Athens, OH, so I have been fortunate enough to see Cliff play for almost every year of the band’s existence. I know change is difficult, so let’s all support Cliff and ekoostik hookah and wish them luck for the future.

Scott Preston, editor

From Cliff:

After a lot of careful thinking, I have decided to leave the band. Having played with Hookah for almost 19 years, it was an extremely difficult decision, made even more difficult by my love for my band mates and our music. Naturally I’ll be coming back to sit in periodically, but after New Year’s Eve you’ll be enjoying a new bass player. Continue reading