The City of Janesville, Downtown Janesville Inc: Announce the 2022 lineup for Music at the Marv, presented by Mercyhealth

The City of Janesville and Downtown Janesville, Inc. (DJI) are thrilled to announce that  Music at the Marv, presented by Mercyhealth, Janesville’s free weekly summer concert  series, will begin on Tuesday, June 7, 2022.  

Weather permitting, each Music at the Marv concert will begin at 6:30 PM at Lower  Courthouse Park in Janesville. Here is the 2022 lineup: 

June 7: Sunset Strip 

Hailing from Rockford, Sunset Strip is an award-winning 80’s Glam / Hairband Tribute  band. Their shows are a fast-paced, kinetic spectacle, taking you back to the heyday of  the 80’s Hairband scene!  

June 14: Rainbow Bridge Band  

Janesville favorites the Rainbow Bridge Band have been rocking since 1976. They play  a variety of music, including classic rock, 80’s, country and some oldies, and have a  polished sound and great vocals.  

June 21: Dem Horny Funkers  

Dem Horny Funkers were formed in 2016 to bring a unique offering to the Janesville  area music scene. They feature a raucous mix of rock and roll favorites and an  amazing horn section.  

June 28: The Beloit Janesville Symphony Orchestra 

The Beloit Janesville Symphony Orchestra, now in its sixty-seventh year, is the  professional symphony orchestra of Rock County. Beginning as a volunteer community  orchestra in 1953 at Beloit College, it has grown into a respected regional orchestra in  Wisconsin and Northern Illinois.  

July 5: The Brothers Quinn 

The Brothers Quinn is a 4-piece band hailing from Fort Atkinson. They play everything  from Blues to indie folk, and Celtic music to rock. You will not want to miss this dynamic  quartet!

July 12: The Smoky Nights 

Vibrant, soulful, and energetic music from the heart of Tennessee! Janesville native  Anthony Nguyen and his wife Lily lead this powerhouse – a fresh and interesting blend  of soul, pop, folk, and R&B music that combines guitar, mandolin, & violin with catchy  harmonies and hooks. 

July 19: The Jimmys (Presented by Lark) 

The Jimmys combine the seasoned keyboard and Hammond B-3 organ talents of  Jimmy Voegeli, legendary blues guitarist Perry Weber on six-strings and vocals,  drummer Chris Sandoval, the expertise of southern Wisconsin’s finest bass guitar, and  rounded out by an amazing horn section! 

July 26: Kirstie Kraus 

Janesville native and Nashville Recording Artist Kirstie Kraus comes back to her  hometown bringing her own unique signature country sound that combines a mixture of  bluesy pop rock undertones with funky bass lines. Kirstie’s music is very uplifting with  catchy, unique melodies with lots of movement and dynamics. 

August 2: Weird Science (Presented by Johnson Financial Group) Weird Science is not your ordinary cover band. This group insists on offering fans of  live music something they just can’t get anywhere else: classic 80’s party music remade  into modern power-pop. Extremely high-energy Rock & Roll that’s FUN! 

August 9: The Mercynaries (Mercyhealth Night at the Marv

The Mercynaries, a nine-piece musical ensemble based in Janesville, features a solid  rhythm and horn section led by two premier vocalists. These “musical ambassadors” for  Mercyhealth deliver an exciting blend of music from a variety of genres, including  contemporary top 40 hits, classic rock and more. 

August 16: The Joel Baer Big Band 

The Joel Baer Big Band is a dedicated group of musicians keeping the American Big  Band tradition alive. These talented musicians will put on an unforgettable show that  you won’t want to miss! 

August 23: That 90’s Band 

What do Vanilla Ice, Green Day, Alanis Morrisette, and Nirvana all have in  common? They’re part of the set list of hottest hits performed by the award-winning  That 90’s Band. That 90’s Band recreates the soaring vocals, gritty guitars, and  distinctive hip-hop samples of the wide spectrum of 90’s music. 

August 30: The Britins 

Beatles tribute band the Britins recreate the era that influenced so many top groups and  artists today. Join The Britins as they play hits from the Fab Four, from “Love Me Do” to  “Let It Be”. Follow along on a Magical Mystery Tour of sights and sounds through that  remarkable era of the 1960’s, recreated in authentic Beatles gear.

We are pleased to announce that Mercyhealth is once again the event’s title  sponsor. As the area’s health care leader, Mercyheath provides compassionate expert  care for almost every health care need. Their passion for improving the health and well being of others extended beyond their hospitals and clinics to events like this one that  celebrate this great community. We thank Mercyhealth for their generous support. 

In addition to Mercyhealth, Music at the Mav is sponsored by several great local  businesses: Blackhawk Technical College, Johnson Financial Group, Lamar  Outdoor Advertising, Lark, and Wells Fargo Advisors (Derek Hahn, Steve  Schumacher, Elle Swart & John Wong).  

Music at the Marv is also supported by several community partners, including the City of  Janesville, the Janesville Performing Arts Center, the Janesville Area Convention and  Visitors Bureau, The Downtown Business Improvement District (BID), ARISE Now, and  Janesville Access Television (JATV).  

Local food and beverage vendors, including Gray Brewing Company and Sandwich Bar,  will be present during each concert. DJI will announce the full list of vendors in mid May.  

Everyone is welcome at Music at the Marv! We look forward to seeing you at Lower  Courthouse Park this summer! #fillthehill