Full Lineup

Sock Puppet Menagerie

Chris White is the bassist for the Sock Puppet Menagerie and has played bass for his church worship band for many years. A high school math teacher by day in Brandon Public High School, Chris is also a devoted husband to his wife Lisa and his two sons!! Originally from Detroit Michigan, Chris has called Sioux Falls home for many years.
Chris loves watching his sons play baseball and enjoys walking his dog, Henry.

Tyson Conn is one of the premier rock and roll drummers in the region, playing and singing with the “Rude Band”, which is the region’s premier party band!! Tyson is more than just a percussionist on the weekends, he teaches percussion at the Case School of Music in Sioux Falls, SD.
Tyson also loves hanging out with his wife Lori, and their adorable dog “Moe”.

John Grosz has played in many bands covering several styles of music for over 3 decades but is known mostly for having played in some of the regions best country bands. Playing in the “Night Raiders”, “I90 West”, “American Made”, “Whiplash”, “Trevor Maverick”, the “Riata Band” and filling in here and there with more bands than he can remember…. John has toured Eastern South Dakota, Northwestern Iowa, and North Eastern Nebraska as well as through the years playing in 17 States and 3 provinces in Canada.

Move and Groove

Join us for a workout at Yankton Trail Park before JazzFest gets started on Saturday, July 21st! This year Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield will be sponsoring YOGA + ZUMBA + CYCLING! Register today and you could be the lucky winner of an Apple Watch!




Mobile App sponsored by Howalt+McDowell, a Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC

The JazzFest 2018 mobile app is sponsored by Howalt+McDowell, a Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC! The app will be available to download prior to JazzFest!



Use Lyft at JazzFest!

Use coupon code SFJB2018 for Lyft Credits! Due to the time it takes to walk from within the park to the designated parking lot make sure to request a Lyft AT THE HEGG COMPANIES lot.  There will be cars waiting!

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