Six Feet Away, Virtual Soiree

Welcome to Root River Jam - Main Stage Performer's Cover Song Contest

Root River Jam is an Americana Roots band based in SE MN. Their original music includes styles from folk, country, rock, blues, Celtic, and jazz.

Singer / guitarist Dave Wilson melds his life experiences into song. Growing up the son of a veterinarian on a farm near Preston, MN. He helped his dad out on many farms throughout the region. His mother taught Dave and his siblings to play piano, and sing melody and harmony. Picking up the guitar from his brother, He started writing music and composing songs during his high school years with an ear for traditional and nontraditional chords and melodies.

The band of "Jammers" includes:

Upright bass: Blake Bonde a graduate of the U of M masters in musical performance. 

Drums: Miles Johnston is a well known jazz drummer around the area. 

Fiddle: Charlie Burket has played fiddle since an early age and has progressed to be one of the area's most talented fiddlers. 

Vocals: Charlotte Matis is a well known teacher, musician, and music store owner in the Twin Cities area. 

Tune into the Watch Party May 28 where we will perform a favorite original song in support of Jeremiah Program.

Click below to listen to our cover of "Folsom Prison" and please vote/donate $5 for us to win the Main Stage Cover Contest!