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Rockin' Jake w/ The Jonny Monster Band

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Rockin' Jake
w/ The Jonny Monster Band

Saturday, March 9th
All Ages | 8pm

$12 Day of Show

Rockin' Jake has been hailed by many as one of the premier har-monica players in the country. His original sound is a hybrid of sec-ond line, swamp funk, blues and zy-deco with influences from Paul Butterfield, Big Walter Horton, James Cotton, The Meters, WAR, J. Geils Band, Clifton Chenier, and the Fabulous Thunderbirds.

Based out of New Orleans since 1990, Rockin' Jake relocated since being flooded out by Hurricane Katrina, and now lives in Southern Florida. Jake has toured nationally with G. Love & Special Sauce, blues and pop legend Maria Muldaur, and blues-man T.J, Wheeler.

Jake's work has also been heard on the soundtrack of "The Big Easy" television series, the theme for the "Mike Ditka Show, " and a Miller Beer commercial. Jake is a five-time win-ner of Off Beat Magazine's coveted Best of the Beat award for best harmonica player. He and his band pour out their souls in every performance with high energy and electricity which consistently brings the audience to their feet.

Originally from the Hudson Valley in New York but now based out of Knoxville, TN, 2019 IBC semi-finalists The Jonny Monster Band should not be missed! Jonny Monster's original mix of acoustic blues and hard dynamic electric guitar is like a runaway locomotive that steams into any venue. Having opened for greats like Johnny Winter, Lucky Peterson, and Booker T. Jones, Jonny Monster has headlined his own shows down the Eastern Coast from Burlington, VT to Naples, FL, as well as released a self-titled record, and an exciting follow up “Bad Times Before” with a full band. With East Tennessee's own Andy Lewis on bass and Kevin Redding on drums, Jonny Monster’s high energy aggressive guitar style continues to captivate audiences and make JMB a must-see act.

Earlier Event: March 8
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