MOUNT MORRIS – The Mount Morris Jamboree announces the debut performance of local Rockabilly Band, D.F.S. to close the 2019 season with a free two-hour show starting at 7 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 30.
DFS first started as a group that was to be a Rockabilly Christmas band called "Ted & The Mistletones." The idea exploded into something much bigger, wanting to take the band further than playing just the holidays. A setlist of 10 was made, then 20 and so on. Now they play over 50 songs every show for you to swing to all night long. The band is made up of four gents that love and live the rockabilly lifestyle, including lead singer, Ted O'Donnell, Harry Euhus on lead guitar and vocals, Rick Nolting on upright bass and vocals and Bill Englund on drums.
DFS was proud to be inducted into the Rockford Area Music Industry's Hall of Fame this Spring.
The Encore Old Sandstone Art Gallery will be open from 6-9:30 pm, for the final evening of The Airbrush, A Place In History show, featuring original Airbrush Art by local Artists and historical information about our town's connection to the airbrush as well as celebrating the 180th year of the establishment of the college and it's appreciation of Art, especially Music. The Campus remain extra festive that evening as several sculptures from the 4th Annual National Strawsculpting Competition will likely still be on display.
Other local food and craft vendors will likely be on site as well, including Jen's Artisan Breads, featuring many different varieties of delicious fresh baked bread. Please come to town early and have a look at all the good locally grown produce and other foods and crafts available at the Mt. Morris Community Farmers Market held in the bank parking lot at the corner of Wesley Ave. and Rt. 64 from 4-7 p.m., every Friday through October.
Please come join the fun on our beautiful, historic campus in the center of Mount Morris, two blocks south of Rt. 64 on Wesley Ave. The rain location for both concert and concessions is the Mt. Morris Moose Lodge, at 101 Moose Dr. just off of E. Hitt St. at the same times.