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Jackson Municipal Band concert will feature Hector Anchondo

Hector Anchondo

The Jackson Municipal Band will play their weekly summer concert this Thursday, June 17, at 7 p.m. in the Jackson City Park at the Nick Leist Memorial Band Shell. The entrance is located across from the entrance to McCombs Funeral Home.

The featured musical guest this week is Hector Anchondo.

Hector is the 2020 International Blues Challenge top prize winner in the solo/duo category. He has also won the Memphis Cigar Box Guitar award for best guitarist in the solo/duo competition, while representing the Blues Society of Omaha, NE. Winning these awards is a very prestigious honor.

Anchondo is endorsed by Delaney Guitars and GHS Strings. He will continue to tour with the Hector Anchondo band while doing more solo shows. In Omaha, he is the creative force behind his own blues festival, “The Market for Blues Festival.”

So, come on out this Thursday night, June 17, at 7 p.m. and enjoy an evening of great musical entertainment with the Jackson Municipal Band and their special musical guest, Hector Anchondo. Bring a lawn chair or blanket for seating on the hill, and don’t forget the picnic snacks and drinks for your enjoyment while listening to the music. As always, the concerts are free.

Hector Anchondo

Gregory Dullum has worked for The Cash-Book Journal for more than 25 years. Prior to becoming the editor in May 2017, he was production manager, circulation manager and reporter. Before moving to Cape Girardeau in 1988, he was editor of the Saint Louis Park Sailor, a weekly community newspaper in suburban Minneapolis, MN. A native of Minnesota, he returned there after graduating with distinction in 1978 from Ambassador College in Pasadena, CA, with a degree in mass communications. His wife, Marie, whom he met in college, is a native of Zalma, a small town in southeast Missouri. They have two grown daughters and five grandchildren. Gregory may be reached at

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