Jerry Joseph & The Jackmormons

Jerry Joseph & The Jackmormons

For more than 30 years, Jerry Joseph has been strapping on a guitar and chasing down truth, understanding and soul with such tenacity and resonant skill, he's marked as a hard charging kindred spirit to Joe Strummer, Warren Zevon and Patti Smith. While not a household name or critic's darling, Joseph is the archetypal musician's musician - something that's resoundingly clear on his sweeping new double album, Happy Book. Captured with muscle and blood by Joseph's longtime trio the Jackmormons, this latest chapter in his long, strange journey flows like glowing quicksilver through the modern psyche; where war and disaster wrestle with hope and faith and sometimes the best option is to sashay down to the local disco to mambo with the chicks with dicks, just to remind one's self that you're never too old or too dead to learn a couple new tricks.

Formed in Fall 2010, Brown Bag is a fresh, organic rock & roll band hailing from the Southside of Chicago, IL. Influences range from folk, rock, jam, jazz & more. A unique, yet acquainted group striving to develop a unique sound & style. Brown Bag refuses to stick to one specific musical movement. Their catalog is as diverse as their influences, while remaining concise & cohesive.

Currently, Brown Bag consists of Dave Waterman (Vocals/Guitar), Mike Ellis (Keys/Vocals), Jack Pieroth (Bass), Dan Cantone (Guitar/Vocals), and Matt Rezetko (Drums).

Brown Bag has played shows at The Beverly Arts Center, Whippersnap Music Fest 2012, ShoeFest 2012, Martyr's, Tonic Room, Ace Bar, Reggie's, Harte's and host their own annual festival, "Oink Fest" plus numerous more.

The Bag has shared the stage with acts such as The funky Meters, Keller Williams, Johnny Winter, Greensky Bluegrass, Railroad Earth, Particle, Digital Tape Machine, Zmick, Strange Arrangement, Henhouse Powlers, Leadfoot, Family Groove Company,Old Shoe, The Delta Saints, Leadfoot, Shapes & Colors, and many other excellent bands.

$12.00 - $15.00

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Jerry Joseph & The Jackmormons with Brown Bag

Tuesday, September 24 · Doors 8:00 PM / Show 9:00 PM at The Abbey Pub