Friends of Rapids Music
Supporting Live, Local Music Across Genres

FRM is a fully inclusive group of local musicians, music venues, and music lovers in Central Wisconsin. Our 2017 FRM music festival is FREE to the general public and includes bands from many different genres including acoustic, country, jazz, polka, blues, rock and dance variety. Something for everyone! Explore this web site for more information.

FRM Music Fest 2017
a celebration of music and community

Saturday, June 17th, 10:30am-10pm
Robinson Park, Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin
Our Headliner: The Jimmys

From Madison, Wisconsin, The Jimmys have been tearing up stages with their blend of blues, soul, funk and R&B for nearly 10 years.

Artist of The Year: 2013, 2014 and 
Blues Band Of The Year: 2012-2014 the award-winning keyboardist/singer/songwriter Jimmy Voegeli has assembled an all-star lineup: Perry Weber, veteran guitarist/singer/songwriter brings an authentic blues sound; Mauro Magellan, of the Georgia Satellites, drives the band with some mighty drumming; John Wartenweiler ties it up with powerful bass lines and a deep groove. The Amateur Horn Stars - Pete Ross, Saxophone; Darren Sterud, trombone; and Mike Boman, trumpet - combine 50+ years' experience touring the world, playing with Clyde Stubblefield, the Glenn Miller Orchestra, Davina and the Vagabonds, Youngblood Brass Band, B.B. King and his All Stars, and many others.  

Check out this video featuring The Jimmys

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  1. FRM Festival Officers
    Connie Tomski-Faville, President Jeff Gauss, Vice President Rhonda LaChapelle, Treasurer Jenny Kubisiak, Secretary
  2. FRM Festival Board of Directors
    David Farmbrough Dean Fisher Holly Kurtz Maggie Muleski Kevin Roberts