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UPDATE 9/18/14: Gigs this weekend!

Hey everyone, 

 

This is an incredibly busy weekend with 2 weddings, 3 private events & the following public duo performances w/Michael Lynch:

 

 
 
Thursday, 9/18, 7:30-10:30pm

Jimmy’s Grill, 7:30-10:30pm (DRESS WARM!)

245 S. Washington St

Naperville, IL 60540

http://www.jimmysgrillnaperville.com/home

 

Performing with vocalist Michael Lynch of NBC’s “The Voice” from 7:30pm-10:30pm!  DRESS WARM! “Really fun venue in Naperville! Jimmy's uses only the highest quality ingredients in all of our homemade dressings, marinades, and sauces. They feature desserts from Chef Terrell Cole of Dark Horse Pastries. They source local merchants and suppliers whenever possible. Come taste the new exciting flavors of Jimmy's Grill & enjoy some great music!”

 

 

Friday, 9/19, 9pm-Midnight

Beer House, 9pm-Midnight

322 Yorktown Shopping Center

Lombard, IL 

 
Such a fun place – Live music on a mezzanine stage overlooking the bar area.  60 craft beers on tap & hundreds in bottles served at this great establishment! Duo gig w/Michael Lynch.
 
 
 
Saturday, 9/20, 12pm-1pm
Memorial Park, 12pm-1pm
208 W Union Ave
Wheaton, IL 60187
 
Duo gig w/Michael Lynch at Wheaton's Wine & Cultural Arts Festival.
 
 
 
Hope to see you this weekend!
 
Best,
Jim

 

 

 

-Trailer & purchase info for my debut CD "Beatles Classics on Classical Guitar" found below!  

-Featured performance video:   My solo guitar arrangement of Michael Jackson's "Billie Jean" 

 

Welcome to Jimperona.com! Looking for a classical guitarist to play at your next event? Head over to "Booking" and you're good to go!  I have won awards on Gigmasters.com, TheKnot.com & WeddingWire.com for my consistent 5/5 star client reviews performing at weddings & other types of private events.  Check out my upcoming gigs and come see me live by clicking on "Performances" - Be sure to say hello if you do! (Note: Any private event performances will be identified as such. These are mostly weddings & private parties, unavailable to the public.) Click around and you will also find client testimonials, can hear a large sample size of my repertoire, and can also find a large amount of performance videos. Thanks for stopping by and enjoy your stay!

***My debut solo guitar CD "Beatles Classics On Classical Guitar" is now available to purchase HERE ****

"Beatles Classics On Classical Guitar" features 15 of my own Beatles solo guitar arrangements.  Here's the tracklisting:

Tracklisting:

  1. Across The Universe
  2. Eight Days A Week
  3. In My Life
  4. You've Got To Hide Your Love Away
  5. Something
  6. All You Need Is Love
  7. She Loves You
  8. While My Guitar Gently Weeps
  9. With A Little Help From My Friends
  10. Here, There And Everywhere
  11. I Saw Her Standing There
  12. Yesterday
  13. Here Comes The Sun
  14. I've Just Seen A Face
  15. Let It Be

And here's a preview featuring audio snippets of the CD: 

 

Upcoming Performances:

Exact dates for monthly gigs posted in Performance section. New dates posted as soon as I confirm them, so be sure to check back often!

Check out this great feature article on me from Gigmasters: Wedding Booking & Gigging Tips from Jim Perona

 

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