5 articles found by Greg Jackson
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2017-03-22 Second chances
The Blue Jacket Second Chance Auction is a great fundraising event for one of the best causes in today’s world. Blue Jacket isn’t a program that just gives out jobs and moves on, but rather a program to teach people how to improve their overall quality of life through new careers and life skills.
2015-05-18 Starting May 23… the Library Plaza Rocks
I remember when I was a kid my older brothers would travel from Garrett to watch the Sunday concerts at Freimann Square and I always wished they would take me with them, but I was just “that kid brother,” and 10 years younger to boot, which made me more a bother than a brother.
2015-03-19 Downtown with the Fort Wayne Funk Orchestra
There are seven core members of the Fort Wayne Funk Orchestra — quite a large band, and a potential nightmare dynamics-wise. Fortunately, that’s not the case at all.
2015-03-05 Gary “Meatball” McMeekin: Fort Wayne’s First Father of Rock-n-Roll
If you’re a long time resident of Fort Wayne who frequents the local music venues, odds are that at one point, you’ve seen and heard Gary “Meatball” McMeekin do his thing on guitar. Meatball has been performing for over 40 years in countless bands, locally and otherwise. I’ll get to the details of his lengthy career in a moment, but first, a personal story…
2015-03-05 Fort Wayne’s First Father of Rock-n-Roll
If you’re a long time resident of Fort Wayne who frequents the local music venues, odds are that at one point, you’ve seen and heard Gary “Meatball” McMeekin do his thing on guitar. Meatball has been performing for over 40 years in countless bands, locally and otherwise. I’ll get to the details of his lengthy career in a moment, but first, a personal story…
 
 
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