9th Annual Johnny Simoneaux Memorial Jam

Saturday February 23th, 2008
Sundown Tavern, Ruston, LA 5PM - Midnight
Proceeds Benefit the John Simoneaux  Endowed Memorial Scholarship in the School of Music at La. Tech University.

Seven hours of Live Blues begin at 5:00 p.m.!  Profits from cover, t-shirt sales, and silent auction go to the Johnny Simoneaux Memorial Scholarship Fund at Louisiana Tech University.


UPDATE! 4/1/08

Ken reports: Turned in another $800 Friday the 28th (of March).

3/7/08: As of right now, we have turned $17,014 in to the LA Tech Foundation to be put into the corpus of the fund. This should put us over $75,000 and we should have around $5,000 in the reserve.

 

Ken Carter

8th Annual Johnny Simoneaux Memorial Jam

Saturday February 24th, 2007
Sundown Tavern, Ruston, LA
Proceeds Benefit the John Simoneaux  Endowed Memorial Scholarship in the School of Music at La. Tech University.

Scheduled to Appear (subject to change)

Hosted by the Ruston Road Kings: Anthony Best, Caleb Wilt, Sara Sullivan, Road House Disciples, Jerry Beach, Danny Witherington & Coupe DeVille, Lightnin’ Bugs, Scott Robertson, Steve Simpson, Scott Tisdale, Mike’O, Speedy Mercer, Seth Hightower,  Militia, Rhonda Satcher, Terminal Degree, Boogie Skinner, Johnny O’Neal,  Gray Martin, Dan Sanchez & the Kings of Pleasure, members of the Backroads Band, Hands On, Monty Russell & the Hardcore Troubadores, Geff Forrester, Reactors, Roy Davenport, Richie Johnson, Nick Summers, Squint, Bobby Black, Blues Legacy, Kenny Bill Stinson, Joe Nadeau, Jimmy Wooten, Mike McKenzie, Deacon Black, Rockabilly Rob, Boss Cotton, and who knows who else.

Click HERE for original flyer in MS Word format


 

7th Annual Johnny Simoneaux Memorial Jam

March 4, 2006
Sundown Tavern - Ruston, LA

Each year the Ruston Road Kings host the Annual Johnny Simoneaux Memorial Jam. This year it was on Saturday, March 4, 2006 at Sundown Tavern. Seven hours of Live Blues, food, and fun began at 5:00 p.m.! Profits from cover, t-shirt sales, and silent auction went to the Johnny Simoneaux Memorial Scholarship Fund at Louisiana Tech University.

Musicians included: The Ruston Road Kings, Lightnin' Bugs, Monty Russell and the Hardcore Troubadores, Johnny O'Neal, Hands-on Band, Dan Sanchez and the Kings of Pleasure, Boogie Skinner, Terminal Degree, A J & the Two Tone Blues Band, Gray Martin, Coupe Deville, Scott Tisdsale, I-20 takes Over the World, Mike'O, Ms Mac & the Groovetones, and many more!

UPDATE 3/5/2006: Early reports show some 670+ paying people were at this years event and over $11,000 was raised after expenses!

UPDATE 3/20/2006: A shade over $13,000 was raised for the John Simoneaux Memorial Scholarship this year! There is now $43,000 in the Endowment and the scholarship amount is up to $750/quarter and is covered for the next 3 years!