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From Lmar B. following her 9/11/17 wedding reception at Berkeley's Brazilian Room, "Juke Joint Band was a great wedding music band choice. Not only are they affordable but are amazing musicians and have a great singer. We hired them to play at our wedding in Berkeley, CA at Tilden Park. We would definitely hire them for other events. I recommend them to anyone who wants a very talented and energizing band."

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From Jennifer W., Parks and Recreation Supervisor after the Juke's June 20, 2017 appearance at Orinda's Summer Concert Series; "What a great night! Heard lots of rave reviews! You did not disappoint. Great music and a great time for all! Thank you so much!"

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From Ryk T, honoree following the Jukes June 10, 2017 performance at his retirement dinner at the Chardonnay Country Club, Napa; "Thanks to you and all the rest of the band....you adjusted your start and end times on the fly to meet the event's changing schedule...above and beyond!"

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From Kathy Lund, Manager after the Jukes performance at R&B Cellars, Richmond Marina on 10/29/16; "Thanks, Roger and John. It's always a pleasure to have you guys play!"

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From Brian Aiello, Entertainment Coordinator following the Juke's 9/17/16 performance at the 2016 Lafayette Art & Wine Festival:
"You're welcome Roger -- and thanks to you and the band for another great show! Brian

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From Cathy Slack, KSRO Sales Manager and founder and organizer of Rohnert Park's Friday Farmers Market concerts following the Jukes 7/22/16 performance, "Thank you all! It was terrific, and I will definitely keep you on the short list!

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From Denise F. Life Enrichment Manager, Paradise Valley Estates, Fairfield following the Jukes' 6/18/15 performance at the Estate's "Motown" music event, "You guys were fantastic! We will call you again for sure!

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Following the Jukes' May 24, 2015 performance at Antonia's and Jackson's wedding reception at San Francisco Zoo's Grand Hall:
"Juke Joint played at our wedding at the San Francisco Zoo. They were phenomenal. These guys are fantastic musicians, and they bring an element of undeniable fun to whatever event they're at! (We had the pleasure of seeing them perform at a wedding of a friend the previous year, and we loved them so much that we hired them ourselves.)"

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From Lisa Ciccoli, Marketing Manager for IKEA, following the Juke's August 2014 weekend performances at IKEA, Emeryville, "Thank you! You guys sounded wonderful!"

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From wedding couple Emily and Jeff following the Juke's performance at their 7/13/14 wedding at the Brazilian Room, Tilden Park, Berkeley,
"Juke Joint played our wedding reception the summer of 2014. They were easy to work with and eager to do everything they could to make it a great event. We had a Jewish wedding and it was quite important to us for the guests to be able to dance the hora. Juke Joint learned to play a hora and personalized it in their own jazzy way.

We wanted a wedding that was not super traditional but still well-executed and Juke Joint did a great job of keeping the flow of the event casual but still structured. The reception flowed seamlessly and the music was the perfect compliment to the beautiful summer day."

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From Nora Wagner, Event Director, Blackhawk Auto Museum, after the Juke's 6/15/14 performance at the museum's 2014 Fathers Day show;
"Thank you all so much, we always enjoy having you! It was a great day, best, Nora."

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From Curt Pipes, Tasting Room Manager/Wine Sales after the Jukes 6/6/14 performance at Las Positas Winery, Livermore, "John, Thank you and your band, we had a fun time as well and enjoyed your music. I will make sure to forward your email to our owners Lisa & Lothar, as they were out of town on vacation and didn't have an opportunity to hear your band perform, I'm sure they would have enjoyed the music. I will stay in touch about future opportunities."

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From Lynne Forrette, following the Juke's 12/29/13 performance at her husband's 60th birthday party at Rossmoor's Fireside Room, "You all were great! We LOVED every song you played, thanks so much!"

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From Patti Zierman, organizer of East Bay Regional Park District's 12/13/13 Retirement Party for Assistant GM Mike Anderson in Castro Valley after the Juke's performance:
" Hi John, Your band is really good, everyone enjoyed the music.
I think Mike had a lot of fun at his party. My thanks to all the band members, Patti"

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From Steven Shore, partner of Esses Productions after the Jukes' rave review performance at Rossmoor's Summer Concert Series on August 4, 2013, "Thanks to you guys also...it was a pleasure working with you and the group. We look forward to the next opportunity. Best, Steven."

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Mike Langford, Director, Sausalito Parks and Recreation after the Jukes' July 5, 2013 performance at Sausalito's Blues by the Bay, "You guys put on a great show!"

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From Natalie Saylor, an organizer of the April 25, 2013 Construction Management Association of America's 2013 Awards event in Concord, CA after the Jukes' performance "We all had a great time last night! You guys MADE the evening! You guys rock!"

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From Laura Watanabe following the Juke's July 22, 2012 performance in Alamo, "We all enjoyed your music immensely!"

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From Bob Moss after the Jukes 5/19/12 show at the Boilerhouse Restaurant, Richmond Marina:
"We still can't believe how much we rocked out to the band last Saturday in Richmond!"

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From Marivic Go, Controller, Maltby Electric Supply Company after the Juke’s 12/2/11 performance at the company’s Holiday Party in Sausalito, CA:

“Roger,

We all enjoyed the music and had a wonderful time.

Enjoy your Holidays.

Marivic P. Go :>)
Controller
Maltby Electric Supply Co Inc"

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On August 8, 2011, the Jukes played at the Blue Monday jam at the Sausalito Cruising Club. Check out Sausalito Night Beat for the review.

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From Julie Morales, organizer of Napa Downtown Association’s Chef’s Market events after the Jukes 7/14/11 performance:

Thanks Roger,
We love having Juke Joint! Thanks for playing.

I will be in touch, Julie

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From Nora Wagner, Program Director, Blackhawk Auto Museum following the Jukes' June 19, 2011 performance:

Hello John,

It was great having your band play for our “Cruising the Classics” Father’s Day event again this year! As always, your group is outstanding! I have been playing the CD you gave every day just about as I drive to work- love it! Thank you so much again for your gift.

I wish all in your band the very best!

Nora Wagner
Program Director

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From Greg G. After catching the Jukes at IKEA on May 31, 2011 "Hello one and all,

Saw you guys rock the house at IKEA over the weekend. Loved seeing the crowd swaying and dancing as best they could. Loved hearing some of my favorite tunes, played so very well. You've got Dunn and Cropper in your genes!

Thanks for the good time while standing in the returns line..... hope to catch your gig again soon!"

Greg G.

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Received from Jim Diaz, Entertainment Chair for the 16th Annual Clayton Art & Wine Festival after the Juke's 5/1/11 performance,

"John: Good entertainment at the 16th Annual Clayton Art & Wine Festival.

Regards,

Jim Diaz
Entertainment Chair"

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Said Rauly Butler, Senior Vice President, Retail Banking at Mechanics Bank Hilltop, Richmond, Calif after the Juke's 3/16 Craneway performance:

"Thanks Dave. We had a great time as well.

The night was not just a gathering, it was a memorable event and Juke Joint made it memorable for us. People raved about the band, the man in pink, and the songs. Can't wait for the next event. We will keep you in mind for all future events and I'm sure several attendees will be contacting you for their own parties.

You were great to work with and your band is a quality act. Remember, this all came about because I saw Juke Joint Band play at the Lafayette Art and Wine Festival. Happenstance brought us together and your band carried us over the top!

See you again soon."

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From Alyssia Alexandria, coordinator for the Walk for Whiskers animal benefit after the Jukes 2/26/11 performance, “Thank you so very much for playing for us…everyone said that you were FABULOUS!”

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From Lauren H. who hired the Jukes for her parent’s 30th anniversary party, 12/4/10:
“The band MADE the party a huge success…live music made all the difference!”

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From Betsy Boyd-Baxley, event coordinator after the Jukes performance at the Concord Elk's Grand Opening and Halloween Party, 10/30/10:
"Thanks again for helping make our Party a success!!! We had a blast!!"

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From Jay Lifson, Executive Director, Lafayette Chamber of Commerce after the Juke’s 9/18/10 performance at the 2010 Lafayette Art & Wine Festival:
“It has always been a pleasure to have Juke Joint at the event. But I’ve got to tell you, you guys just get better and better. You rocked and took good care of our attendees. We thank you for putting on such a good show.
Jay"

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From Megan (events coordinator) after the Juke’s August 6, 2010 performance at Pacheco Plaza, Novato:
“Hi Cayce, Thank you!! It was an absolute blast and the audience feedback was really great. I will most definitely have you back again, perhaps even before next season if I have any special events this Fall.
Warm Regards,
Megan”

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From Carol Buchholz, organizer of Tamalpais Community Service District's Creekside Friday Summer Concert Series in Mill Valley after the Juke's August 6, 2010 performance:
Hi Roger, We really thought you guys ROCK!!! So let me get with Jeff and see what date works for him next year!
Thanks again Carol

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Jim Ocean, renowned Bay Area promoter, after Juke Joint's 7/1/10 performance at Todos Santos Plaza Music and Market Series, "Thursday Night Blues" event:
"Juke Joint captured the crowd of 3 thousand in downtown Concord last night. Their performance, song selection and spirit got the audience on their feet dancin' and they received repeated encores. Their show added to another 'Summer of Love' vibe in downtown Concord".


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From Nora Wagner, Events Director for the Blackhawk Auto Museum, Danville, CA after the Jukes 6/20/10 performance at their "Cruisin' the Classics" event:
"We loved having you! We will definitely keep you in mind for our 2011 event!"

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From Charles Cox, owner, Old South Bar-B-Que, Concord, CA after the Juke's 4/24/10 performance:
"Hi John, Great show last Saturday as always. Are there any available Saturdays in May & July-August? Let me know. I'd like to book your band for those months."

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Willow Liroff, President, Friends of the Oakland Animal Shelter said this about the Jukes after their February 27, 2010 performance at OAS' Annual Fundraiser,
"Juke Joint earned high marks from our fundraiser guests, and was professional and easy to work with. Thanks again for bringing such quality entertainment to our fundraiser and helping make the night a success!"

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From Lane Greenman, Craneway Pavillion Entertainment Coordinator after the Juke’s February 6, 2010 performance at the Chocolate and Beer Festival,
“…you guys did a great job at the chocolate and beer fest so we want to get you in again”

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Charles Cox, owner, Old South BBQ had this to say after the Juke’s 1/16/10 performance:
“Hi John, Great show Saturday. You and your band members were great and well received. Again, thanks for a great time”.
-Charles

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