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Tickets now on sale for annual Janis Music summer concert
Some of the guitar players that will perform during the 2009 annual summer concert. - photo by Photo Contributed

Tickets are on sale for the 2009 Summer Concert that will take place at the Center Plaza in Modesto on Sunday, Aug. 30, at 11 a.m.

Gordon Kennedy of the Manteca-based Janis Studios will present the largest concert yet with 10 bands playing.

Each band has its own style of music from acoustic rock to heavy metal. The bands are made up of 95 performers ranging in age from 8 to 18.

All performers have auditioned or been recommended to the program and have been chosen because of their talent and dedication to music.

These musicians have worked very hard all summer to bring this show together. Bands are TK and J's, Desperado, Estrofest, Tundra, Bang, A.OK, Stay the Storm, Neighborhood Battleground, Neon Ink, The Light Grenades, Revival, Awkward Silence, Again we rise, static 6 Braata, Facade and Zephyr, Special guest bands are Finish Ticket and Three Men and a Baby.

Tickets can be purchased in advance for $12 at Manteca Visitors Center located inside the Strikezone Manteca, Modesto Convention & Visitors Bureau located at 1150 9th Street, Suite C, Modesto or at Janis Studio 138 W. Yosemite, Manteca, or $15 at the door.

 A special thanks to USGA Inc., Kathy's Bookkeeping and Vpick for sponsoring this program. For further information call Gordon at 456-7279.