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Jimmi and the Band of Souls……On the road to Memphis
January 12 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Jimmi and the Band of Souls will be representing Minnesota in the International Blues Challenge (IBC) in Memphis, Tennessee this January 17th through the 20th. 150 bands come from all over the world to compete on Memphis’ historic Beale Street. The band has been preparing a special show for you in its return to the State Theatre in Zumbrota. Come support the band on their final gig before they head south to represent Minnesota. All profits will be used by the band to help cover their costs for the trip to Memphis.
This show will also be Charlie “Sugar Chuck” Lacy’s last show in Minnesota. He and his wife, Martha, will be moving to Colorado in February. Come see one of the best blues guitarists in Minnesota play one last show for you before he moves to enjoy life in the snowy Rocky Mountains!
If you aren’t familiar with the band, Jimmi and the Band of Souls are an award-winning blues band with members from both Minneapolis and Rochester. One of their guitarists, Tom Kochie, is a member of the Minnesota Blues Hall of Fame. Their performances are high energy and full of soul and passion. They play boogie-woogie. They play slow and lonely. They play toe tappin’, deep groovin’, and hard drivin’. You won’t want to sit still when they start to play. The six-piece band brings a host of diversity too: electric guitar, slide guitar, harmonica, organ, piano, accordion, mandolin, bass, and drums. They are meant to be seen and, once you have, they won’t be forgotten.