MOUNT MORRIS – The Jimmys make their triumphant return to the Mt. Morris Band Shell on July 16 with a big, happy blast of joyful noise, touring in support of their latest CD, “She's Gotta Have It.”
One of the hottest tickets on the summer festival circuit and recent recipients of many more Madison Area Music Awards, Jimmy and his stellar group bring their high energy show back to our free Friday night Mt. Morris Jamboree for a two -hour performance starting at 7 p.m.The Jimmys have been ripping up stages with their unique blend of blues, soul, funk and R&B for nearly 10 years. Award-winning keyboardist/singer/songwriter Jimmy Voegeli has put together an all-star lineup: Perry Weber, veteran blues guitarist/singer/songwriter; Chris Sandoval on drums; John Wartenweiler with his powerful bass lines and deep groove; Amateur Horn Stars - Pete Ross, saxophone; Mike Boman, trumpet; and Joe Goltz on trombone - combine 40+ years' experience touring the world with Clyde Stubblefield , the Glenn Miller Orchestra, Youngblood Brass Band, BB King and his All Stars and many others.
With multiple awards under their belts, and a growing legion of fans, the band will give everyone a good time to remember for a good long time.
Concessions for the evening will be provided by Hector's Cocina, serving a variety of delicious Mexican delicacies starting at 6 p.m.
Local small business vendors will often be joining us on the Campus, including Ken's Black Pearl Coffee and Grandpa's Ice Cream truck. The next door Encore Art Gallery will be featuring the Regional Artist's Showcase, presenting the works of 7 different Artists from around the region open from 6:30-9 p.m. Encore's Artist in Residence, Annie Timmer will be hosting kids art activities near the Freedom Bell just to the north of the Band Shell during the concert. Come join the fun on our beautiful, historic Campus in the center of Mt. Morris, two blocks south of Rt. 64 on Wesley Ave and be ready to dance the night away and have a rollicking good time.
In the event of inclement weather, our rain location will be Pinecrest Grove Community Center, 500 Evergreen Lane, 7 blocks south of Rt. 64 off McKendrie Street.