We began in 76 at the Lay-Z-J Ranch and Saloon, with New Age Music Bookings Concerts in Bloomington like Robert Hunter, John Lee Hooker, Jim Schwall , Heartsfield, Delbert McClinton, John Hiatt, Adrian Belew, New Grass Revival (Sam Bush & Bela Fleck)
Then with de Bourbon Projects, managing and promoting regional bands to national recognition,
artists like Jim Schwall, Kool Ray & the Polaroidz, Mojo Stew, and the Something Brothers.
Coming to rest with EMI Management of the Madison Theater, and the Riverfront Amphitheater's Stars Beneath the Stars Concert Series bringing national artist like Blues
Traveler , BB King, Alison Krause, & Union Station Warren Zevon, The Doobie Brothers WidespreadPanic, the Flecktones,
Now we have a renewed take on music we are calling Stormbrew Music, Thanks for visiting and come back often to see our great line up of artists, and maybe listen to my audio book history of our travels Thanks Denny de Bourbon
BELOW SOME EXCERPTS FROM THE CHAPTER "TRAINING WHEELS" THE EARLY YEARS
Jaigh Lowder & Jill Manning are at the top of their class, performing original folk and rock tunes as well as classic folk and jazz standards. Well known in the wine country and coffee house circuit, from Austin to Nashville. Not to be missed!
Former members of Timothy P and RR3 have regrouped, and playing the music they love. Featuring Emmy Award Winner Ron Stockert bands
Classics from John Prine to Alice Cooper, and everything in between, including his new original titled "Wasted Acres" Touring this winter in the warm southern states, watch for him at festivals and clubs this summer
Jeni Bratcher “That Folkin Girl” a singer/songwriter from the Heartland’s. A folk singer who sings from the heart, warm and soulful with a hint of jazz, taste of old country and blend of Americana journeying into a sounds all her own.
Her lyrical writing and powerful vocals pull you in and make hearts swell. Along her side is Andrew Brucker. He is a farmer who knows things, grow things and plays the mandolin.
Jeni hopes her music will leave you smiling, feet tapping, full of heart. Just maybe inspiring you to be a bit more kind to one another..and to yourself.
From Boulder, CO, Arthur is a multi-instrument vocalist renown for his Afro Folk Grass live looping art. Arthur can present educational programs to thrill and involve students as well. Popular with House Parties, Wineries and Listening Clubs that are the talk of the circuit. Watch for a Midwest Tour this Summer/Fall
Matthew Jennings Warren and Dennis "DEE" Pearson also past members of Kool Ray and the Polaroidz are veteran musicians, who have lent their considerable talent to taking Central IL to the nation
Just recently signed, Wayward Son are Christian Rockers with a message of love thru their musical talent for which they are thankful . Catch them in June at the Castle in Lexington, IL
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