Jason & Thompson and Jubilee Road


Jason & Thompson and Jubilee Road
Jason & Thompson and Jubilee Road
Sat, 25. November 2017, 08:00 PM - 11:15 PM
Upstairs @ the First Street Cafe - Benicia, CA
Folk, Acoustic


Escape those Turkey Day leftover blues for an evening of great food, drink and entertainment, featuring the acoustic harmonies and rich vocals of Bay Area groups Jason & Thompson and Jubilee Road.

Bill Jason and Jim Thompson have been friends since their high school days when they would cut class to go up in the hills and write songs. Some of those songs are still played to this day. Bill and Jim started professionally in the mid ‘70’s when they traveled the country playing in club bands and ended up in Minnesota where they settled for a number of years. Eventually they returned to California where they formed a local band called Avenue. After Avenue folded, Bill and Jim picked back up on the acoustic theme doing more originals and working toward releasing a CD of their songs. In January 2017, the long awaited first CD, “In The Midnight”, was released.

Jubilee Road (Loren Dummett, Theresa Madeira and Sue Miller) is a Bay Area acoustic trio that specializes in close harmony treatments of covers and originals spanning folk, blues, indie and pop genres. Influences include Alison Krauss, Tom Petty and Neil Young, as well as Talking Heads and the Beatles. Arrangements are all about the vocal blend, with band members trading melodies and harmonies back and forth. Guitar, keyboard, bass & percussion add texture and round out the sweet sound.