Concert to benefit LCS, Gehlen

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

MERRILL The Jammers, a local classic rock band with members from Le Mars and Sioux City, will present a concert Saturday, May 11, at the Kissinger Community Center in Merrill.

The event, hosted by the American Legion Oleson-Halweg Post 125, is part of the Arts support the Arts.

The event runs from 7-10 p.m., Saturday, with doors opening at 5:30 p.m.

Admission is $10 at the door. Students are admitted free.

All proceeds will go to Le Mars Community and Gehlen Catholic Schools Performing Arts programs.

The Jammers were inducted into the Midwest All Music Association (MAMA) Hall of Fame in 2018. Members include: Dan Ruden drums and vocals, Le Mars; Denny Wurster guitar, rhythm and vocals, Sioux City; Gene Nussbaum rhythm guitar and vocals, Le Mars; T.J. Dennis lead guitar and vocals, Sioux City; Bill Berens bass and vocals, Sioux City; and Jim Schroeder keyboards and saxophone, Le Mars.

MAMA was started to recognize all genres of music and to give back to the schools to encourage the youth to continue their music careers. MAMA always makes a donation to a school or schools in the community where they hold an event.

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