Connect2Culture Announces the Return of JOMO Jammin’ Music Festival

(Joplin, MO) – After a year-long hiatus as it awaited the completion of its new home, Connect2Culture (C2C) is excited to announce the return of JOMO Jammin’.

Held outside on the Leggett & Platt Green at the Harry M. Cornell Arts & Entertainment Complex (212 West 7th Street, Joplin, MO 64801), this summer musical festival features two local or regional musical groups each Saturday, July 8 through the 29.

“Originally, C2C held this music festival in the summer of 2021 at Mercy Park as a way to support local artists and help our community safely experience live entertainment during the continued threat COVID-19,” says Emily Frankoski, Executive Director of Connect2Culture (C2C). “We are thrilled to bring back this popular summer music festival and host it in our home amphitheater, the Leggett & Platt Green at the Cornell Complex!”

This year’s lineup includes:

Granger and Blister Soul
Saturday, July 8
(Genre: Rock)

Patti Steel and Dance Monkey Dance!
Saturday, July 15
(Genre: Americana)

ROUTE 3 and Borderline Bluegrass
Saturday, July 22
(Genre: Bluegrass)

Jomo Jazz and NWA Jazz & More Orchestra
Saturday, July 29
(Genre: Jazz)

Tickets are $10 for each performance with a $5 optional chair rental. Children ages 12 and under are admitted free with an adult entry. Please note that there are no outside chairs, food, drinks, or pets permitted. C2C chairs are available for rental.

Tickets can be purchased online at C2C’s website or via Simpletix. They can also be purchased over the phone by calling 417.501.5550 or at the box office inside the Cornell Complex during normal box office hours (Tuesday through Saturday, 1:00 to 5:00 pm).

About Connect2Culture:

Connect2Culture (C2C) is a not-for-profit arts organization founded in 2009 to enhance community through culture. Unlike any organization in the Joplin area, C2C is a respected community arts agency, a champion of the Harry M. Cornell Arts & Entertainment Complex, and a performing arts presenter. C2C strives to expand audience and resources needed to “ignite a passion for the arts, culture, and entertainment” in the Joplin area.


Emily Frankoski


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