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AfterMarket with Jive Bag live at the Rose Bowl Tavern
Rose Bowl Tavern
106 N. Race St.
Urbana, Illinois 61801
Join us for a post-market drink and some great live music every Saturday at noon following the Urbana Farmers Market.
Jive Bag is a five-piece band that plays New Orleans-influenced funk and contemporary jazz. The instrumentation is the same as Papa Grows funk: drums, bass, rhythm guitar, Hammond organ, and saxophone. Other bands that influence the sound of Jive Bag include The Meters, the Neville Brothers, Dumpstaphunk, and more. Jive Bag plays feel-good and exciting music that is groove oriented. Themusic is primarily instrumental, and it includes many original compositions as well as familiar tunes. Jive Bag has opened for the famous New Orleans pianist Marcia Ball, played at the Betty Jayne Brimmer Center in Peoria Heights, Jazz UpFront in Bloomington and several venues in Champaign Urbana. The all-star lineup of the band includes Jonny Beckett - tenor saxophone and founder, Peter Roubal - guitar, Kurt Reeder - organ and keyboards, Josh Walden - electric bass, and Adiare “Petey” Thomas - drums.