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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.
http://www.prsguitars.com/index.php/blog/post/meet_some_rocking_prs_artists_under_20_years_old/
http://www.prsguitars.com/index.php/artists/story/webster_teen_to_perform_at_world_famous_house_of_blues

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.
http://facebook.com/jondrettomusic/
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.


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