Milwaukee Magazine is once again thrilled to be partnering with East Town’s annual event series: Jazz in the Park. Check back every week for a preview of the event’s feature band. See all of our Jazz in the Park previews here.
August 1: The Jimmys
Welcome in the last month of summer at Jazz in the Park at Cathedral Square Park this Thursday, August 1 from 5 to 9 p.m.
The Jimmys are a powerhouse, seven-piece band influenced by raw Chicago Blues and second line New Orleans funk. With touring experience throughout the U.S. and Europe, The Jimmys have amassed international acclaim, some of Wisconsin’s top honors in Blues, Grammy recognition and platinum records.
Bandleader Jimmy Voegeli helps out on his family’s fifth-generation dairy farm by day, and performs as an award winning keyboardist by night. Voegeli played with the Grammy-nominated blues band “Westside Andy and Mel Ford” for 18 years before forming his Madison-area group The Jimmys.
This group just recently won the Best of Madison 2019 award for Local Blues Band, and won’t be stopping any time soon.
Watch their 2016 Madison Area Music Awards below:
You can also find the complete 2019 summer Jazz in the Park lineup here.