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25th Anniversary Season of Music on the Half Shell Season Announced

The James Hunter Six performs at Music on the Half Shell August 2

In celebration of their 25th season, Music on the Half Shell announced their 2016 season of concerts on Tuesday evening featuring The James Hunter Six, Pink Martini, the Eugene Symphony and more.The season of free Tuesday evening concerts kicks off June 21st with the Brazilian singer Luisa Maita. Concerts are held at the Nichols band shell in Stewart Park in Roseburg and begin at 7pm. To learn more, visit www.halfshell.org.

The full season includes:
Jun 21 -- Luisa Maita
Jun 28 -- Villalobos Brothers
Jul 5 -- Christone "Kingfish" Ingram
Jul 12 -- LeRoy Bell & His Only Friends
Jul 19 -- Eugene Symphony
Jul 26 -- Riders in the Sky / Asleep at the Wheel
Aug 2 -- The James Hunter Six
Aug 9 -- Pink Martini

JPR is proud to sponsor this year's Music on the Half Shell.

As FM Network Program Director and Music Director, Eric oversees many aspects of JPR's broadcast day. He still hosts the occasional Open Air or classical music shift, and is the driving force behind JPR Live Sessions - our popular series of live in-studio music performances and conversations.