All Grateful Dead Show featuring the JiMiller Band
The JiMiller Band is a five member band that for the last 25 years has played some of the best new music in the Midwest, with Jim's vocals and lead guitar, Dave Blackerby on bass, Steve "Nev" Scheff on keyboards, Brian "Bagel" Golenberg on drums,and Vince Berry on Guitar.
The JiMiller Band's style is as varied as their influences; JiMiller "blends together blues, country, Cajun, old rock 'n' roll, jazz and bluegrass into a musical Americana that is both fresh and timeless" in their everlasting sets. However, the band is best known for its freeform improvisation rock that was made famous by The Grateful Dead and Allman Brothers.
Their lead man Jim Miller has been playing music for most of his life and was the former frontman of the band Oroboros, orchestrating their 18-year odyssey on the road, opening for the 1994 H.O.R.D.E. Festival, the 1996 Further Festival, The Kinks, Hot Tuna, Santana, Richard Thompson,Bruce Hornsby, the Grateful Dead’s lyricist Robert Hunter and members of the Grateful Dead just to name a few. He has also had the privilege of sharing the stage and jamming with Blues Traveler, Sheryl Crow, The Allman Brothers, Hot Tuna and the legendary John Cipollina of Quicksilver Messenger Service. Jim also sang backup with the legendary Donavan, at the Psychedelic Exhibit at the Rock n Roll Hall of Fame in 1996.
In 1994 Jim opened for Phish at the Agora. The JiMiller Band played the 10,000 Lakes Festival in 2004 with String Cheese, and Galactic.
They opened for Bruce Hornsby, and during the summer 2005 & 2006 they opened for Little Feat at Cleveland's House of Blues. They also opened for Rusted Root on Memorial Day weekend 2007 at Tower City Amphitheater and again to a sold out crowd on NYE 2007 @ House of Blues, Cleveland. For the summers of 2009-2011, the band kicked off the season at Nelson Ledges, for Early bird Fest. On Labor Day 2010 Jim opened for the Rhythm Devils with Mickey Hart and Bill Kruetzman from The Dead. Jim and Steve played with and opened for Fred Tacket, and Paul Barre', who are members of Little Feat at the Music Box in Oct of 2014.
What will you get when you go to a JiMiller show? The JiMiller Band plays Jim's originals, Grateful Dead, Phish, Allman Brothers, Beatles, blues, folk, and rock n' roll. The JiMiller Band is a bright, positive star in the Midwestern music scene. Come on out and join the party!
Health and safety update:
In response to the recent surge in the number of COVID cases in Summit County and in keeping with CDC guidance regarding indoor events, all patrons, regardless of vaccination status, are required to wear a mask upon entering the building and at all times except when actively eating or drinking. This policy takes effect immediately and will be reviewed periodically relative to COVID cases in Summit County.