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Jerry Velona & The Joint Venture Band featuring Debo Ray

The Burren, 247 Elm Street, Somerville

The Joint Venture Band featuring Debo Ray returns to one of our favorite spots, The back room at The Burren in Davis Square, Somerville. We'll be doing two sets of original music and cool covers leaning more on the rock side on this one. Featuring the slammin' guitar duo of Jon Finn and Juli Gort Finn, the altitudinous vocals of the fantastic Debo Ray and the great Tom Appleman on bass. Great sounding room, excellent bar menu, all ages welcome! Hope to see you there!

Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 day of the show. Use coupon/discount code 24HOUR for special $13 price

Oct7

Jerry Velona & The Joint Venture Band featuring Debo Ray

Herter Park Ampitheater, 1175 Soldiers Field Road, Boston

The Joint Venture Band rides into Herter Park Ampitheater for a one hour set of rock, funk and soul. An all star band featuring the amazing Debo Ray on vocals with Tom Appleman on bass, Jon Finn on guitar and Sam Gilman on piano and the Hammond organ. This show was rained out in July so, wear a jacket and come on by. Plenty of free parking, comfortable seating, great sound and a kick ass band. Oh yeah, and it's FREE!. What else you do you need? See you therre.

Jerry Velona & The Joint Venture Band featuring Debo Ray

Herter Park Ampitheater, 1175 Soldiers Field Road, Boston

The mighty Joint Venture Band plays a long set at this very cool outdoor stage nestled in a bucolic setting near the Charles River in Brighton. Great sightlines and sound. Just the way to end a beautiful summer's eve. All star lineup featuring Tom Appleman, bass. Kevin Belz, guitar. Sam Gilman, keyboards, JV, drums/vocals and the incomparable Debo Ray on lead vocals. We'll be playing some of the coolest tunes ever written - rock, funk, soul, R&B, along with some of my original compositions. We'll be playing a single, one-hour set so come early and catch the vibe! No charge but donations welcome!

Jerry Velona & The Joint Venture Band featuring Debo Ray

The Burren, 247 Elm Street, Somerville

The Joint Venture Band rides again! Our first live gig in over a year and it's going to be a good one. All star lineup featuring the great Debo Ray on vocals. We'll be performing a bunch of very cool covers from Led Zeppelin to Stevie Wonder to Amy Winehouse along with some of my original material. Tom Appleman, bass. Kevin Belz, guitar. Sam Gilman, keyboards. JV on drums and vocals. The Backroom at the Burren is a great sounding room and a very cool hang. Food is great so come early and eat something. (you're too thin!) ;-) It's an all ages show so older kids are very welcome.

Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 day of the show. Use coupon/discount code 24HOUR for special $13 price

The Joint Venture Band rock trio - Jerry Velona, drums/vocals Joe Musella, guitar/vocals Joe Santerre, bass

O'Leary's Pub, Beacon Street, Brookline

Live rock music performed by a few guys who kinda know how to do it. O'Leary's is the quintessential Irish bar and fun hang. Never a cover and always a good time!

The Joint Venture Large Band featuring Debo Ray on vocals.

The Backroom at The Burren , 247 Elm Street, Davis Square, Somerville

The Joint Venture Large Band returns to one of the Boston area's coolest live music venues. Playing original music from the 5 album catalog of Jerry Velona in a wide range of styles from rock to funk to soul and jazz. An all-star band featuring some of Boston's best including vocalist Debo Ray who recently performed at the Newport Jazz Festival. Jerry Velona, drums/vocals Debo Ray, vocals Joe Musella, guitar Joe Santerre, bass Tom West, piano and organ Mario Perett, tenor sax Jeff Galindo, trombone. Tickets available through the Burren. Will post link as soon as it's available. You don't want to miss this one!

The Joint Venture Band rock trio - Jerry and "The Joes"

The Ellis Room, 6 Harvard Square, Brookline

Jerry Velona, drums/vocals Joe Musella, guitar/vocals Joe Santerre, 6 string bass heroics Playing some of the coolest tunes ever written for your listening and drinking pleasure.

The Joint Venture Band rock trio - Jerry Velona, drums/vocals Joe Musella, guitar/vocals Joe Santerre, bass

O'Leary's Pub, Beacon Street, Brookline

Rockin tunes in a chill Irish pub in the heart of Boston/Brookline. Celebrate spring with us!

The Joint Venture Band, The Jennifer Truesdale Band and Tom Appleman

Sally O'Briens, 335 Somerville Ave, Somerville

Three great band for the price of one! Back line of Jerry Velona, drums, Joe Musella, guitar and Tom Appleman, bass with special guest on keyboards playing originals and tasty covers by Jerry, Jen and Tom in their respective bands. Definitely a rager! Tickets are $10 in advance, $15 day of show so reserve your spot!

Dec21

The Joint Venture Band rock trio

The Ellis Room, 6 Harvard Square, Brookline, MA

The Joint Venture Band plays its final 2019 show at The Ellis Room. We'll be doing some cool Christmas tunes as well as our usual mash of rock, blues, soul, funk and country.   Join us! Jerry Velona - drums/vocals Joe Musella - guitar Joe Santerre - bass 

No cover!

Oct18

The Joint Venture Band rock trio

The Ellis Room, 6 Harvard Square, Brookline, MA

No cover!

Oct12

The Joint Venture Band rock trio

O'Leary's Pub, 1010 Beacon STreet, Brookline, MA

Oct5

The Joint Venture Band rock trio

The Ellis Room, 6 Harvard Square, Brookline, MA

No cover!

Sep21

The Joint Venture Band rock trio

The Ellis Room, 6 Harvard Square, Brookline, MA

No cover!