Jammin' with the General will once again bring fun, dancing, food and music to downtown Lebanon, returning on Thursday, June 18 at 6 p.m. with a live performance by songwriter and producer Verlon Thompson.
Due to ongoing construction related to the Lebanon Public Square Safety Project, the June 18 concert will be held in the parking lot of the Capitol Theatre. The event is open to the public, and admission is free.
Thompson has been in the professional music business for more than three decades and currently serves as Genuine Human Production's in-house musician. He is a professional songwriter, live performer, guitarist, Grammy-nominated producer and traveling troubadour. His compositions have been recorded by Jimmy Buffett, Alan Jackson, Dierks Bentley, Suzy Bogguss, Kenny Rogers, Trisha Yearwood and others. His guitar can be heard on recordings by Restless Heart, Pam Tillis and many more. An Oklahoma native, Thompson currently resides in the Nashville area.
The second event date scheduled for Jammin' with the General is Thursday, July 16, according to the Lebanon Wilson County Chamber of Commerce's Special Events Division, formerly the Tourism Division. July's scheduled entertainment is Resurrection - A Journey Tribute.
Food truck vendors including Crystal Elegance, Minutemen Express, The Southern Kitchen and Two Fat Men (ice cream) will be on-hand at both events. Nashville's Yazoo Brewing Company will be new to the events. Proud brewers of Gerst beer, their taproom is located in a downtown Nashville neighborhood known as The Gulch at 910 Division Street.
Jammin' with the General begins at 6 p.m. with the live performances set for 7 p.m. Music fans are encouraged to come and enjoy shopping with Square retailers before the performances. VIP tables for 10 will be available to purchase for $250 prior to the events. All attendees should bring lawn chairs.
Events are sponsored by Historic Lebanon, Capitol Theatre, the City of Lebanon and Wes Dugan - Farm Bureau Insurance.
To learn more, contact the Lebanon Wilson County Chamber of Commerce at 615-444-5503.