Thanks to all who came out last night to the
Besides those of you who came out to enjoy the night, Mo Blues wishes to publicly thank many folks who helped make the night a smooth and blues-filled celebration. Hope we don’t miss anyone (and if we do, please generously add them in the comments below!)
THE PLACE: Larry Zulauf and all the crew at Michigan Place Banquet Center, you set a celebratory tone with all the holiday decorations, and executed a tasty feed for us all.
THE BAND: Setting the bar for how a blues party night should be played, the much awaited reunion of the THE MOJO ROOTS was a crowd-pleasing ball. Thanks to The Mojo Roots!
• Jordan Thomas (vocals, harp, guitar);
• Trevor Judkins (lead guitar, slide);
• Jim Rush (bass); and
• Andy Naugle (drums).
MUSICAL GUESTS: talented MO Blues member players sat in with spirited offerings & enriched the mix:
• Robert Duckworthorth (guitar);
• Shaun Crum (bass);
• Scott McCullough (harp);
• Kerry Cordray (saxophone)
THE SOUND: without solid sound equipment sponsored & provided by Will West—MUSIC—and sound, it would have been a mighty quiet night.
THE SPONSORS: thanks so much to those who contributed raffle prizes, services, and other substantial support for the night
• Call & Gentry Law Group (Jefferson City)
• Blind Raccoon promotions (Memphis TN)
• Will West MUSIC—and sound (Jefferson City)
• Kris Webber
THE BOARD: The leadership of MO Blues, plus all the planning & execution of a night like last night is a labor of love led by members of the Board of Mo Blues, and some other dedicated members. ALL THE THINGS! (equipment hauling, set up, tear down, extra decorations, ticketing, emcee’ing, raffle running, publicity, cashiering, accounting, etc., etc., etc.)… all of it has to be done by real live people, dedicated to making the party happen & providing every guest a good time. All the board members helped plan the night. Those that deserve extra special all-star recognition for their working support for the event include:
• Chuck Renn
• Mary Renn
• Kris Webber
• Meg Ryle
• Rita Nentwig Turley
• David Eskens
• Denise Cantrell
• Larry Zulauf
• Jim Rush
• Kerry Cordray
THANK YOU TO ALL.
And — stay tuned for news of our next jam night!