The Union Newspaper Celebrates “Stones to Sand”

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The band’s new album, called “Stones To Sand,” documents the continuing songwriting emergence/growth of an outfit that at first glance would seem to belong in the Grateful Dead, Phish, jam-band mold, but on closer inspection reveals itself to be a group of seasoned pros smack dab in the middle of plotting their own course, defining… Read more »

Buy the New Album in Advance!

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Thank you to all of our Stones to Sand fundraiser contributors so far! And now until June 20 you can easily pre purchase your Stones to Sand CD on our Indiegogo page. That way we can reach our goal faster and give you a CD when it’s done. Win-Win….thanks again! And don’t forget to mark your calendar… Read more »

Help Make the New Achilles Wheel CD a Reality!

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The boys are back in the studio and working on their next CD,  “Stones To Sand”.  But they need your help! DONATE NOW! Producing and promoting ‘Stones To Sand’ is the group’s commitment to using their voice and music in a positive way. At the core of Achilles Wheel is the philosophy and the goal… Read more »

Achilles Wheel to Perform at 2014 WorldFest

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THANK YOU FANS! Because of your votes, Achilles Wheel has been chosen to be included in the 2014 WorldFest. The 18th annual California WorldFest takes place July 10-13 at the beautiful Nevada County Fairgrounds in Grass Valley, CA. Featured bands include Los Lonely Boys, Ozomatli, Claire Lynch Band, and more. Achilles Wheel is set to… Read more »

Achilles Wheel CD Release Party Announced

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Achilles Wheel is excited to announce that their next CD will be celebrated at a release party on June 20 & 21 at the Crazy Horse Saloon in their hometown of Nevada City, CA. Stay tuned for more news about the event and Achilles Wheel’s new CD! Check out the Achilles Wheel calendar for more… Read more »

Achilles Wheel Featured in March Relix

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We’re excited to share the news that Achilles Wheel is not only featured in the March 2014 issue of Relix magazine, but our latest song, “Let the Dream Begin,” is included on the CD Sampler that comes with the issue. Achilles Wheel’s newest song celebrates the 50th anniversary of the march on Washington and Martin… Read more »

Reviews on “13 Hours” from Europe!

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Achilles Wheel - Thirteen Hours

Achilles Wheel manages to really get a live feeling on this disc…(13 Hours)…and theyʼre not afraid to jam a bit. ʻThis is Lifeʼ could have been over in a couple minutes but keeps going for eight, and the best part is that it doesnʼt feel like too much! Roger Bengtsson, Ikon webzine – Sweden  … Read more »

Mike Roberts on Achilles Wheel at Kate Wolf and the future.

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Wednesday, July 25, 2012 CALIFORNIA’S OLDEST NEWSPAPER – EST. 1851 Achilles Wheel needs a break to keep rolling By Mike Roberts GREAT CHEMISTRY – Nevada City-based “Achilles Wheel” features Placerville’s own Jonny “Mojo” Flores, on lead guitar, center, Shelby Snow on bass, left, Paul Kamm on rhythm guitar, right, and the powerhouse drum duo of… Read more »

Let The Dream Begin…a new song out by Achilles Wheel

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On the 50th anniversary of the ‘March On Washington’, and Martin Luther King Jr.’s inspiring and timeless ‘I Have a Dream’ speech, Achilles Wheel would like to acknowledge the many who have continued to believe in the dream of overcoming oppression and tyranny. This song was written a couple years ago when the news was… Read more »

Camp Mather, California

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Jonny has been working tirelessly as a volunteer at the Strawberry Music Festival, both Spring and Fall, for something like 7 years. So it was with some trepidation that Achilles Wheel agreed to play a show on May 25th at the Crystal Bay Club, at Stateline in Nevada on the beautiful shores of Lake Tahoe,… Read more »

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We woke yesterday to the great news that Achilles Wheel has been asked to play The Strawberry Music Festival this Friday. This is a very last minute thing, and due to the unfortunate cancellation of the band Brown Bird. We will do our best to honor them and also to honor this opportunity to bring… Read more »

Get Your Wheels Up

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One of the most beautiful things about being a traveler is having the chance to meet new people and learn their story. As traveling musicians we are constantly subjecting others to our thing, and while that’s usually pretty great, it’s a gift to us to be drawn into the lives of those we are meeting… Read more »

One Love

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Tonight is one of mixed blessings. Achilles Wheel is a family that includes several generations, and so we are again confronting the need to gather around another dear friend who is suffering the reality of being an aging primate, and will be talking this week to doctors and others about what can be done when… Read more »

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Achilles Wheel, from the beginning… I discovered the magic of music when the cook at my summer camp handed me his guitar one night and showed me the chords to a few new songs that we all liked. That story has been repeated a million times or more before and since, but it’s the truth… Read more »

What we are hearing from our fans…

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This keeps the Wheel rolling…Thanks for all your feedback and encouragement!! This is from one of our new fans…                      Damn! You guys burned that old grange hall down last night!!!! Thank you so much for coming to our little backwoods! My husband and I are… Read more »

Achilles Wheel on KPIG Sunday Nov. 11

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Paul and Jonny will be bringing the music of their band Achilles Wheel to KPIG radio this Sunday November 11th. Please tune in at 11am to Please Stand By with your host John Sandidge. Guests include Paul Kamm and Jonny Mojo of Achilles Wheel, on air at 11am with the Joe Craven trio and Keith… Read more »

Achilles Wheel….on Crystal Blue Radio

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  Achilles Wheel will be included in a podcast on ‘Crystal Blue Radio’ beginning tomorrow Oct. 10th.  Tune into Crystal Blue at… www.radiocrystalblue.net    or at…  www.bigcontact.com/radiocrystalblu For more information about Radio crystal Blue…Radio Crystal Blue is a reporting station for Roots and Americana music to The Alternate Root www.thealternateroot.com

Achilles Wheel…RACE TO TRI

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Folks…. a huge announcement for Achilles Wheel! We’re in the top ten finalists for the race to TRI (TRI is Bob Weirs multi-media recording facility in Marin). Please go to the ink to vote for us to win a day at TRI recording and video taping. Thanks so much. http://tristudios.com/race-to-tri#.UHTLUkGmXkA.facebook Race to TRI | TRI Studios… Read more »

New Website Online!

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We are proud to announce the launch of our new website. Achilleswheel.com has been completely overhauled with some help from Freshmint Design Studios web design services. We hope you enjoy the new look, show calendar and other goodies! Check us out at http://www.achilleswheel.com