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Local Music Man Ivas John Set to Release New CD

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Ivas John, resident of Cape Girardeau, is set to release his fifth full-length album in a CD Release Party June 13 at Varsity Theater in Carbondale, IL. A native of Chicago and later Carbondale, Ivas John has been a staple in the music community of Southeast Missouri and Southern Illinois since he was 16. He has shared the stage with Leon Russell, W.C. Clark, Lil’ Ed, Guitar Shorty, Nick Moss, and Kenny “Blues Boss” Wayne among many others. He has received acclaim for his traditional and authentic blues and roots style. 

His newest album "Good Days a Comin'" is the first all-acoustic folk and country blues recording. He will be joined at the release by co-performers on the album including The Gordons, Robert Bowlin, Charlie Morrill, and more.

The release party begins at 7:30pm on June 13 at the Varsity Theater, 418 S. Illinois Ave. in Carbondale. Tickets are available for $20 and that includes a copy of the album. For tickets call 618-549-4222.