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The next live music performance at JavaJax will take place Saturday, June 18, with Bobby Bridger performing his "Seekers of the Fleece" show. There will be a steak dinner, served at 7 p.m. and the show will be at 8 p.m. Cost for the dinner and show is $24, with the show only for $12.
Seekers of the Fleece presents the life story of American mountain man Jim Bridger and the Fur Trade Era. Beginning with Bridgerâ€™s historic ascension of the Missouri River with the Ashley-Henry Expedition in 1822, Seekers of the Fleece musically dramatizes the adventures of the initial interactions between Europeans and Native Americans as well as the beginning of the Emigration Era and the Indian Wars Era.
Bobby Bridger has traveled the globe performing this historical epic as a one-man show to audiences in America, Canada, Europe, Australia and Russia. He has performed on PBSâ€™s Austin City Limits, PBSâ€™s American Experience, ABCâ€™s Good Morning America, CNN, A&E, and NPR. He has performed at 29 consecutive Kerrville Folk Festivals.Â Bridger has been an artist-in-residence at Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks, and was the first poet/balladeer-in-residence at the Buffalo Bill Historical Center in Cody, Wyoming.Â Visit bobbybridger.com for more information.
JavaJax is located at 325 Oak Street in Downtown Sweetwater. For reservations, call 325-933-4382.