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Jaik Willis
Jaik Willis

Sat, Jan 06



Jaik Willis

One-man-band Jaik Willis plays an 11 piece drum set with his feet, while playing guitar/bass/harps, and singing while beatboxing simultaneously without any looping or electronics. Are you not entertained? Jobe Shores opens the evening. Doors Open 6:30PM.

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Time & Location

Jan 06, 2024, 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM

Petersburg, 107 N 7th St, Petersburg, IL 62675, USA

About the event

Jaik Willis is a strumming &  drumming One Man Band,  a wild fire-breathing freakshow; playing an 11  piece drum set with his feet while playing guitars / bass / & harps;  while sing and beatboxing simultaneously, live with no looping or  electronics. Performing 300 shows a year with appearances at Bonnaroo,  Summer Camp Music Fest, Dunegrass, the Chicago Bluegrass & Blues  Fests etc. Jaik Willis got a shout out in Rolling Stone magazine for his  vocal contribution to the Bassnectar album “FreeStyle” that debuted at  #1 on iTunes.  Jaik Willis has shared bills with artists such as  Willie Nelson, Snoop Dogg, Wilco, Bela Fleck, MMW, Del McCoury, NIN, Big  Brother & the Holding Company, Leftover Salmon, Justin Townes  Earle, Digital Underground, Blueground Undergrass, Garaj Mahal, EOTO,The  Schwag, Ekoostik Hookah, Tea Leaf Green, Split Lip Rayfield, and  performed on stage with acoustic blues dynamo, Corey Harris, and Chicago  blues legend Billy Branch as well. He has performed at innumerable  festivals and major venues around the US including Bonnaroo in TN,  Summer Camp Music Fest in IL, Chicago Bluegrass & Blues Fests,  Schwagstock in MO, Dunegrass in MI, Terrapin Hill Music Fest in KY,  Walla Walla Guitar Fest in WA, Hyperion in IN, Jammin on the Wolf in WI,  Michigan Peace Festival, Shoe Fest, Tall Tree Lake Music Fest, and  dozens of others per season.

Jobe Shores is an Americana artist from Chandlerville, IL. He follows in the footsteps of John Prine and Todd Snider. Writing and performing for nearly twenty years, his songs and stories are about events that have taken place in his life. Many of Jobe's songs can be found on Youtube. Middle of Nowhere Music produced a video of his song "Here and There" which has over 20k views. Over the years Jobe has opened for The Mountain Sprout, Black Lillies, and Them Dirty Roses.


  • Jaik Willis/Jobe Shores

    All seating is General Admission. Tickets must be checked at the top of the stairs in the Ballroom at the Grand Staircase.

    +$0.25 service fee
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