Since his one-year around-the-world concert tour in 2015-2016, Bob Ostertag has been doing less concert touring, in part to reduce his carbon footprint, and in part to focus more on writing books and making the Thanks to Hank feature documentary.

When he does travel to perform, he prioritizes opportunities to present multiple aspects of his work. Examples include:

From 2015-2016, he did a year-long world tour [link to the world tour page], the result of which is the Wish You Were Here recording. His reflections on this somewhat epic experience form the basis of the title essay in his most recent book: Facebooking the Anthropocene in Raja Ampat: Technics and Civilization in the Twenty-first Century.