Double JJ to host free concert with Ruth and Max Bloomquist.

July 31, 2016

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ROTHBURY — A free concert featuring musicians Ruth and Max Bloomquist will be held at Double JJ Resort on Friday, Aug. 12 from 7:30 to 10 p.m. The concert will be held outside the Sundance Steakhouse, 5900 Water Road.

The Bloomquists have been described by John Sinkevics of the Grand Rapids Press, as “Veritable folk music legends in Michigan…” adding how they have “Captivat(ed) audiences with their songs, their harmonies and their folk-infused charm”.

Ruth is well known for her songwriting and her striking alto voice. She’s a winner of Merlefest’s Chris Austin Song Writing competition with her gospel number, ‘By The River’. An earlier release, ‘Turn Back a Page’, reached No. 5 on the Folk DJ Airplay Chart with 4 songs in the top 100.  The Bloomquists released a live CD in 2012 and a Christmas EP in 2015. A new release is in the works for 2016.

This concert is free and open to the public. Food and beverage service will be available  before and during the performance at the Sundance Steakhouse. Dinner reservations are recommended at (231)894-3900.

Those wishing to spend the weekend can enjoy reduced rates for Friday and Saturday night in the resort’s Loft Hotel at $229 plus tax for the two-night stay which includes discounted prices for the Gold Rush indoor waterpark ($5 off with a limit of four per room) during the day on Saturday, August 13; and the popular pig roast and rodeo Saturday night discounted to $20 for adults and $12 for children under 12. Reservations are required for the overnight package.

The Double JJ Resort is an all-season destination resort located off Exit 136 from US 31 in Rothbury, Michigan just 30 miles north of Muskegon.  For more information, call Double JJ Resort at (231) 894-4444, www.doublejj.com or on Facebook.

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