Oswego, NY Ã¢â‚¬â€œ Jumping Joe Whiting has been entertaining audiences in Central New York and throughout the country for almost 30 years.
From his early days in the band JukinÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ Bone to the present, WhitingÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s style of rhythm Ã¢â‚¬ËœnÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ groove has struck a chord with music fans and his exciting live performances have made him a true legend in the Central New York music scene.
On July 25, Whiting will rock Harborfest with a special performance scheduled for 2:30 p.m. on the NRG Lakeview Stage in Breitbeck Park.
Over the years, Whiting has performed with many of the biggest names in rock and roll.
His 1990 album Ã¢â‚¬ËœJumpinÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ Joe Whiting, Rhythm Ã¢â‚¬ËœnÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ Groove was nominated for a Grammy award for best contemporary blues album and in 1997 he received a Syracuse Area Music Award (SAMMY) for Best Songwriter.
A member of the Syracuse Area Music Hall of Fame, Whiting continues to perform with the Joe Whiting Band and does select dates with his longtime partner, Mark Doyle.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“We are pleased to be able to bring such a talented performer as Joe Whiting to Harborfest,Ã¢â‚¬Â said executive director Tom Van Schaack. Ã¢â‚¬Å“His performance exemplifies the type of quality entertainment that festival-goers will be able to enjoy on the NRG Lakeview Stage throughout Harborfest.Ã¢â‚¬Â
Visit www.oswegoharborfest.com for more information.