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Upcoming Events

Sunday, September 23, 2018
Jon Dretto Solo Event
Jon performs as a soloist, with an 80 piece orchestra and 40 voice choir, at the Grand Opening of the Jane and Laurence Glazaer Music Performance Center at Nazareth College. This performance is open to the public. No charge but tickets required.
Nazareth College of Rochester, 3:00pm

Wednesday, October 3, 2018, Rochester, NY
Tennessee Lights, Monica & Jon Duo
Tennessee Lights, Monica Hall and Jon Dretto, bring their show to the Dino!
Dinosaur Barbecue Rochester, 9:00pm - 12:00am

Friday, October 5, 2018, Fairport, NY
Tennessee Lights, Monica & Jon Duo
Join Monica Hall and Jon Dretto, “Tennessee Lights” for a night of rock, blues and country and the Argyle Grill.
Argyle Grill, 7:00 - 10:00pm

Friday, October 12, 2018, Henrietta, New York
Tennessee Lights, Monica & Jon Duo
Join Tennessee Lights, Monica Hall and Jon Dretto, for Happy Hour at one of the coolest venues around.
Nashvilles, 6:00 - 8:00pm

Saturday, October 13, 2018, Rochester, NY
Jon Dretto Band
The Band plays at one of friendliest places we’ve ever encountered.
Murph’s Irondequoit Pub, 8:45pm - 1:00am

Maps and details

Previous Performances Include

  • The 100th Canadian Super Bowl at Rogers Centre in Toronto
  • B.B. King’s Blues Club in Nashville
  • NASCAR at Watkins Glen
  • Multiple performances in Calgary, Alberta, Canada
  • Four years at the Niagara Falls Blues Festival
  • Many Upstate NY clubs and much more.

Latest News

News & Updates

The Jon Dretto Band performed on the Main Stage at Niagara Blues Fest 2018, on Friday, September 14. The stage is on Old Falls Street between the Falls and the casino. The setting is fantastic and the festival is among the best in the Northeast. The Jon Dretto Band was THE ONLY Greater Rochester Area band to perform at this prestigious annual festival. We were happy to see so many of our Rochester, Buffalo and Niagara Falls friends there. Thank you all.

Jon is proud to announce that he has been selected to perform as a soloist, with full orchestra and choir, at the Grand Opening Gala of the Jane and Laurence Glazer Music Performance Center at Nazareth College of Rochester. Nazareth College commissioned Jack Allocco, Emmy-winning composer, Distinguished Alumnus and Rochester Native, to compose a special piece entitled, “Peregrinations, We Dare To Dream”, for this event. The Gala will take place on Saturday, September 22, 2018, from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. tickets are $175.00 and available through Nazareth College. There will be a repeat of the performance on Sunday, September 23, 2018, at 3:00 p.m. for the general public. No charge for the public performance, but tickets are required.

Jon has been an Artist for Paul Reed Smith Guitars since age 15. For two consecutive months, PRS has featured Jon on their website. Please click on the links below.

The Jon Dretto Band performs hard-driving rock and blues. They are based in Rochester, NY, but will travel. Buffalo, Niagara Falls and Syracuse are well within range. Please contact Jon’s management by clicking on CONTACT and sending a message regarding booking.

Jon has a Facebook Artist page.
The link can also be found on the LINKS page. Please like his Artist page.

Jon is very excited to announce the formation of his duo, “Tennessee Lights”. Jon has teamed up with Monica Hall, a young lady with a fabulous and distinctive voice. Monica will be on vocals and Jon will be on guitar and vocals. They will be performing many of the same songs done by the Jon Dretto Band with some modern country, as well. Their upcoming shows are included on the HOME PAGE and all shows are on the EVENTS page. Please contact Jon’s management through this website for more information or to book this new, exciting duo.

The Band is now booking all of 2019. They perform at clubs, festivals, corporate events and private parties. If you have a club or venue where you would like to see the Band perform, please inform the owner, entertainment director or manager.

Jon Dretto Band T-Shirts are now available. They will be at all shows. $15.00 each. For a look, click on Gallery. Jon Dretto Band stickers are available at no cost.