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Monday, July 23, 2012

Concert in the Park 2012 Series – Second Monday of Each Month through September

The City of St. George presents…

Concert in the Park 2012 Series – Second Monday of Each Month
 through September – Admission is Free

Banjo Jack & Jeanette Jeppson

Monday August 13th, 7:30 PM
Vernon Worthen Park - 300 S 400 E, St. George

Jeanette started teaching guitar when she was 16. Jack was her first student, two years later they were married. They both gave guitar lessons and were owners of a music store and several guitar studios in Northern Utah for many years. Jack entertained on the Nevada circuit and performed many years in pizza parlors where he loved to have the audience join in and sing along with him. He went on tour with Clayton Moore (The Lone Ranger) throughout NV and CA.  They performed with Hank Thompson several times when he appeared in Utah.

Jack will amaze you with his energetic talent on the Banjo, Guitar, Mandolin and Fiddle.  He has won many contests on the Banjo including 1st place at both UT and CA. He also won 2nd place on the Fiddle at the Utah state contest. That is impressive because he taught himself and has only been playing a short time.

Jeanette is an accomplished award winning musician on the Dobro, steel guitar and standard guitar. She has also won first place in state competition on the Dobro.

Together they perform all types of music especially the Old Standards, Dixieland, Ragtime, Bluegrass and Country all sprinkled with humor. Their enthusiasm is contagious and in no time they will have the audience participating and singing along with them. They have performed for many State and County Fairs, Concerts in the Park and more. They enjoy spending their winters performing in the Western States and Texas. They have just returned from Weizer, Idaho where they were featured performers at the opening and closing of shows each night for the National Fiddle Contest.

Sponsored by the Utah Division of Arts & Museums, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the City of St. George, Concert in the Park 2012 Series is free to the public.  Don’t miss the second Monday of each month through September. Park seating is available, bring blankets, lawn chairs, food and the family. For more information call 627-4525.

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