Originally from Rockford, folk artist Joe Jencks has spent the last 18 years touring full time, from Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center in New York, to coffee houses, festivals, spiritual communities, and schools. No matter the venue, Jencks skillfully weaves stories of social consciousness, spiritual exploration, and musical beauty- enchanting listeners and inviting them to live their passions and beliefs.
Directions: Mendelssohn Performing Arts Center – Mendelssohn Hall – 11/15/2012 - 406 N. Main St., Rockford, IL 61103 - From I-90 and U.S. Business 20 (E. State St.), west on Business 20 to downtown Rockford, where it will become Jefferson St., one-way westbound. Turn right on IL 2, Wyman St., immediately after crossing the Rock River. After curving left, turn right on N. Main St. Mendelssohn Hall is on the northwest corner of S. Main St. and Park St.