8:00 til 9:00......TRIBUTE TO TESS....MUSIC, VIDEO, OPEN MIC FOR MEMORIES, STORIES & LAST WORDS.
There will be a compilation video put together by Dave J of Tess' video moments that will be shown between bands.
- Edgar Allen Cash for donating the PA
- Dr. Chow's Love Medicine for equipment
- Mark Shurilla for equipment, Mics & stands
- Steve Johnson for the venue
- Stonie Rivera for managing the band lineup and securing venue and incidentals.
- Wes Streater for Funeral Arrangements. Tess will be interred on Tuesday, 6/22 at 1:00 pm at Southern WI Veterans Memorial Center in Dover WI (near Union Grove). As he was a US Navy Veteran, he is entitled to be honored with a military gravesite.
The lineup for bands so far for June 18 at the Uptowner is comprised of musicians who have played with Tess throughout the years. It's by no means a complete list of his musical partners, but will be a wonderful and varied backdrop for stories and memories about the man:
- 9:30: Laurie & Jessie Kern
- 10:00:.La Ghostra Nostra
- 10:30: Mark Shurilla Band
- 11:00: Edgar Allen Cash
- 11:30: Rob McCuen Band
- 12:00: Dr. Chow's Love Medicine
- 1:00: TBA.....OPEN JAM
Come raise a glass, share a story, and remember a Milwaukee music legend.