Past Dates

Tuesday, October 1st, 2019

JimmyJo plays at the Waterwheel Stage - 9, 10, 11AM
Fryeburg, ME 04037 [map]

Same time same place. One of Maine's biggest and best agricultural fairs!  come on out!!!!

Friday, September 20th, 2019

In Concert! - 4:30 - 6PM
Unity, ME [map]

We play in the Amphitheater!

Tuesday, September 10th, 2019

Drummore Bay Concert Hall
JimmyJo Cajun Concert and Dance Party - 7PM
516 Main RD
Phippsburg, ME 04562 [map]
Price: $20

Maine's premier Cajun dance band, JimmyJo and the Jumbol'Ayuhs, is BACK at Drummore Bay in Phippsburg. This year we are clearing some space in the hall for dancing and are inviting folks to come dance as well as listen. here's the venue website: The hall is very intimate and a great place to listen where you are "up close and personal" with the band. This will be the case if you are dancing as well. Date is TUESDAY, Sep 10, and the show starts at 7:15 and runs to 9:30 (or so). There is pie and other desserts available at the break! Come on out!! Bring a friend! This will be a really good time!!

Saturday, August 17th, 2019

Brunswick Outdoor Arts festival - 10AM to noon
Maine St.
Brunswick, Maine 04011 [map]
Price: free

Back again at the Brunswick Outdoor Arts Fest. We normally set up in front of the Bank of America on Maine St. 

Wednesday, July 31st, 2019

Music on the Mall - 6-8PM
on the green
Brunswick, Maine 04011 [map]
Price: free

Jumbol'Ayuhs back for another year at Brunswick's weekly "Music on the Mall" on the "Green' downtown. Bring a blanket or a lawn chair, plenty of room to dance... aieeee!

Sunday, July 28th, 2019

Bowdoinham Gazebo
Music at the waterfront - ~6-8PM
at the waterfront
Bowdoinham, ME [map]
Price: free

At the bottom of the hill in Bowdoinham! Bring a lawn chair.. Plenty of room for dancing in the grass..

Wednesday, June 26th, 2019

Jumbol'Ayuhs play for dinner - 5:15-8:30
Belgrade Lakes, ME [map]
Price: dinner

This is a great place to have a really nice dinner and hear really great music out back by the river!!

Saturday, March 23rd, 2019

Cherryfield Academy Community Center
Mardi Gras Dinner and Dance! - 6-9:30pm
53 Main St.
Cherryfield, ME 04622
860-460-8348 [map]
Price: $25 adults, children under 18 free (with adult supervision)

Join us for this great fundraiser! If you live near by, Su will be offering a free series of dance lessons the week before. For more info about that and the Mardi Gras event, contact Su at or at the event phone number. Hope to see you there!

Here's the latest update from Su:

***Due to the increasing interest in attendance at this event, we are hoping to have advanced reservations so that we may plan food prep accordingly and be sure you get a seat! If you are interested in attending, please let Lori know by sending a message here on fb or by calling 207-318-2209.  

This should be a fun night out with your family. Kids are free to eat and enjoy the music and dancing. Adults $25 per person for both dinner and dancing. Where else can you go in Downeast Maine and listen to this fabulous band, eat Cajun food and help raise funds for CACC renovations and operating budget? Hope you can join us!***

Friday, August 24th, 2018

Bandstand by the Sea, Harpswell
Harpswell Concert Series - 2-4PM
Mitchell Field
Harpswell, ME [map]
Price: free

Sunday, July 29th, 2018

Bowdoinham Bandstand
Cajun music at the Gazebo - 6-8PM
1 Main Street
Bowdoinham, ME 04008 [map]
Price: free

Once again JimmyJo and Jumbol'Ayuhs will play a concert at the Bowdoinham Bandstand at the Bowdoinham public landing. There will be Cajun food for sale as in the past. Plenty of room to dance too!! Come on out!!

Saturday, July 28th, 2018

Harvest Moon Festival at Lowell's Cove on Orr's Island
Harvest Moon Festival returns!! Big Steet Dance in Lowell's Cove - starts 1PM runs into the night
Harpswell, Maine 04066 [map]
Price: not sure

4 bands, local food, dancing in the steet.. what's not to like about this one!!! We shut down the town and dance all day into the night!!

Friday, July 13th, 2018

Le Festival de la Bastille at Club Calumet - 6:30PM
pete gagne Field, 65 Old Belgrade Road
Augusta, ME 04330
206 623 8211 [map]
Price: $5

celebrate the Festival de la Bastille at the calumet Club in Augusta.. Festival runs Friday evening with music after dinner and fireworks after that. Saturday food and other programs. JimmyJo will be playing Friday night.

Wednesday, July 11th, 2018

Brunswick Bandstand
Music on the Mall - 6-8PM
on the mall
Brunswick, ME [map]
Price: free

JJ&J back again on the green in Brunswick. bring a chair or blanket.. aieee..

Tuesday, July 10th, 2018

JimmyJo in Concert - 7PM
516 Main RD
Phippsburg, ME 04562 [map]
Price: $20

Drummore Bay is wonderful little venue, right on the main drag in Phippsburg. Homemade pie at the break!! This is their last year so don't miss this one!!

Thursday, June 7th, 2018

Strawberry Park Cajun Zydeco Festival - all weekend June 7-10
42 Pierce Road
Preston, CT 06365
1-888-794-7944 [map]
Price: see web page

JimmyJo and the Jumbol'Ayuhs are back again at Strawberry Park. This is a 4 day Festival and we're not sure when we will be playing yet. STAY TUNED!!

Saturday, April 28th, 2018

CAJUN music and food at the Phippsburg Church - 7PM
10 Church Ln
Phippsburg, Maine 04562
207-389-1767 [map]
Price: $15

This concert was re-scheduled from the original date of February 24and then from the postponed date of March 9!! (hopefully third time is a charm)

JimmyJo and the Jumbol'Ayuhs is based in Phippsburg. The Phippsburg Congo Church hosts a very popular 4th Saturday concert series and the two now collide as we're playing a Mardi Gras concert there this year. Well, it's been a while since Mardi Gras, but what the heck, we'll have lively music like you would hear in the dance halls of southwest Louisiana AND a Cajun gumbo to sample at the break, along with treats provided by the church... This will be a GREAT cabin fever reliever so come on out. Listen (or dance in the aisles) to Cajun two-steps and waltzes, blues, Zydeco numbers.. It's gonna be a fun time!!

Saturday, March 24th, 2018

Cajun at DEFFA - 6PM
SAD 75 Middle School
Topsham, ME [map]
Price: see festival website

28th annual Down East Country Dance Festival! JJ&J playing in the auditorium at 6!

Sunday, March 18th, 2018

Sugar Shack! BRUNCH at Club Calumet in Augusta!!! - 12:45-2pm
West River Rd.
Augusta, ME
(207) 623-8211 [map]

We will play at this annual event, sharing the bill with La Famille LeBlanc!  all French all the time.. aieee...

Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017

Jumbol'Ayuhs in Concert - 9am-noon
Fryeburg, ME 04037 [map]
Price: see Fair website

We're back at the fair!! Tuesday of the Fair. Waterwheel Stage, 3 shows, 9, 10, 11.

Tuesday, September 12th, 2017

Concert in Phippsburg at Drummore Bay concert hall!! - 7PM
516 Main RD
Phippsburg, ME 04562 [map]
Price: $20

Since our band is basically BASED in Phippsburg, it's hard to believe this is our first time playing at Drummore Bay. But here we are. This is an intimate little club right next to the Post Office. Alcohol free, up close and personal, coffee tea desserts at the break. Come out and support the band and the venue!!

Saturday, August 19th, 2017

Brunswick Outdoor Arts Fest
Brunswick Downtown Arts festival - 10AM
Brunswick, ME [map]
Price: free

The Jumbol'Ayuhs are BACK at the Brunswick Outdoor Art Festival. We'll be setting up again in front of the bank.. Come on out!!!

Tuesday, August 1st, 2017

Cornish Maine Bandstand
JimmyJo at the Cornish bandstand - 6PM
Old Cornish Fairgrounds, Rt 25
Cornish, ME [map]
Price: free

bring a chair..

Sunday, July 30th, 2017

Bowdoinham Gazebo
JimmyJo plays at the gazebo in Bowdoinham - 6-8PM
at the public landing
Bowdoinham, ME [map]
Price: free

Come on out!!!

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

Cajun Music in Belgrade Lakes, Maine - 5:15-8:15
157 Main ST
Belgrade lakes, ME 04918 [map]

Music on the water on Great Pond.. See website for more details..

Wednesday, July 12th, 2017

JimmyJo plays at the bandstand - 6PM
Brunswick, ME [map]
Price: free

Back again at the bandstand.. bring a blanket or lawn chair!! Plenty of room to dance on the grass!!

Friday, July 7th, 2017

Private Event
private party
Islesboro, ME [map]

Saturday, July 1st, 2017

private party, Maine
private party

Thursday, June 8th, 2017

Strawberry Park Cajun Zydeco Festival - all day June 8-11.
42 Pierce Road
Preston, CT 06365
(860) 886-1944 [map]
Price: see website

JimmyJo and the Jumbol'Ayuhs is BACK at one of the Northeast's premier Cajun Zydeco festivals.. Stay tuned for more info!!

Sunday, April 9th, 2017

The Liberal Cup
CAJUN MUSIC at the Liberal Cup - 5-8PM
Hallowell, ME 04347 [map]
Price: no cover

JimmyJo and the Jumbol'Ayuhs is BACK in Hallowell at the Liberal Cup. This time it's for dinner, 5-8PM on Sunday the 9th of April. Come hang out, have some food, something to drink, dance, or just listen..

Saturday, March 25th, 2017

JimmyJo plays for Open Cajun dance - 6-7PM
Mount Ararat middle school
Topsham, ME [map]
Price: see festival website

JJJ plays for a Cajun dance in the Auditorium.. come on out aieeee!

Sunday, February 26th, 2017

Mardi Gras party at Brian Boru's in downtown Portland!! - 2-5PM
57 Center St
Portland, ME 04101
207-780-1506 [map]
Price: no cover

Two days before Fat Tuesday, we'll be at Brian Boru's pub playing upstairs for a BIG Mardi Gras party!! Lots of room to dance (Cajun dance instruction at 2pm), great beers on tap, Cajun food specials on the menu!!! come on out!! 

Saturday, February 25th, 2017

Dance Party at Watersong Studios in Bowdoinham
JimmyJo and Cilantro dance party at Watersong - 7PM
Bowdoinham village
Bowdoinham, ME [map]
Price: $10 recommended donation PLUS pot luck offering

Mardi Gras party at Watersong Studios at the bottom of the hill in Bowdoinham.. in the old FHC building, just before you get to the public landing.. We will share the stage with Earl Bigelow's "Cilantro" for a night of dancing and reveling. This is the saturday before Mardi Gras, so be ready to PARTY, costumes encouraged but not necessary.. We will have Mardi Gras beads. BYO potluck and beverages!!~! Doors open at 6:30, Ciantro will start things off at 7, we'll take over around 8:15-8:30. This is gonna be FUN!!! More info contact Pam..

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

Mardi Gras concert at the Press Room - 9PM
77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801
(603)431-5186 [map]
Price: no cover

The Press Room in Portsmouth, NH, has been at the center of the seacoast music scene for over 40 years. We are excited to be playing there Feb 22. Being this is less than a week before Mardi Gras, we're gonna make this a Cajun Mardi Gras celebration!! Yeah, this is a weekday, but Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday) is too.. It's time to forget about work and all those trivialities and come on out and party!!! We'll have beads and the Bar will have beer.. Need I say more???

Saturday, January 7th, 2017

Village CoffeeHouse at the New Gloucester First Congregational-Christian Church - 7:30
19 Gloucester Hill RD
New Gloucester, ME 4260 [map]
Price: $10

The Village Coffee House is a year-round monthly concert series. The church is located at 19 Gloucester Hill Road, just a few hundred yards up Gloucester Hill Road from the Intersection of Intervale Road (Route 231) and Cobb’s Bridge Road.. Come on out!!

Sunday, September 11th, 2016

Harpswell Summer Concert Series
Harpswell Sunday Concert Series - 2-4PM
at Mitchell Field, 1410 Harpswell Neck Road
Harpswell, Maine [map]
Price: free

We are happy to be playing again at the Harpswell Concert Series at Mitchell Field, at the solar powered gazebo!!

Saturday, August 20th, 2016

Brunswick Outdoor Art Festival
Jumbol'Ayuhs in Concert - 10AM
Brunswick, ME [map]

The Jumbol'Ayuhs are BACK at the Brunswick Outdoor Art Festival. We'll be setting up again in front of the bank.. Come on out!!!

Sunday, August 14th, 2016

JimmyJo at Brian Boru's Public House - 3-6PM
57 Center St
Portland, ME 04101
207 780-1506 [map]
Price: no cover

The Jumbol'Ayuhs are excited to be playing at Brian Boru in downtown Portland for the first time.. Come on out for a great time!!

Sunday, July 17th, 2016

Bowdoinham, Mailly Waterfront Park Gazebo
Jumbol'Ayuhs in Concert - 6PM
Bowdoinham, ME [map]
Price: free

Part of the weekly summer concert series at the waterfront in Bowdoinham..

Wednesday, July 13th, 2016

Brunswick Music on the Mall
Music on the Mall - 6-8PM
downtown Brunswick, ME
Price: free

Sponsored by the Brunswick Downtown Ass'n. Bring a chair or blanket!!

Saturday, July 9th, 2016

Arts in the Park - 2-4PM
Heritage Park
Belfast, ME 04915 [map]
Price: free

21st annual!! Food, music, art.. Heritage Park in Downtown Belfast.

Friday, June 10th, 2016

Strawberry Park 20th Annual Cajun/Zydeco Festival
42 Pierce Road
Preston, CT 06365
(860) 886-1944 [map]

The festival runs June 9-12, we will be playing Thursday evening June 9 at 6:15 and Friday afternoon at 2:15!! See the website  for more details.


Saturday, May 14th, 2016

Bayou 'n Brooklyn - 6:15
315 Columbia St.
Brooklyn, NY 11231 [map]
Price: see website

This is JimmyJo and the Jumbol'Ayuh's second year at Bayou 'n Brooklyn We will be playing in the main dance hall at 6:15 on Saturday May 14. The festival starts Friday night and runs through sunday evening. Great music, great food, come on out!!

Saturday, March 26th, 2016

DEFFA dance festival!! - all day
Mount Ararat Middle School, Main St (Rt 201)
Topsham, ME 04086
USA [map]
Price: see website

The DownEast Country Dance Festival is an annual celebration of traditional music and dance in Maine. At the festival you can: contra, folk and swing and Cajun dance; attend dance, instrumental and singing workshops and family activities; play in the festival orchestra and jam sessions; and enjoy performances in the auditorium and bistro. Come and join us at Mount Ararat Middle School, Topsham, Maine. This is the 26th annual festival.

Saturday, January 23rd, 2016

Watersong Studio
Dance Party! - 7-10pm
Main St.
Bowdoinham, ME [map]
Price: donation

We will split the evening with Cilantro (the big band)! Located on the banks of the Merrymeeting River, this listening room/dance club/studio is intimate and community-oriented. Potluck and music start at 7pm.Here's a couple photos of the venue:



Sunday, September 20th, 2015

Harpswell Summer Concert Series
In Concert! - 2-4pm
George Mitchell Ball Field
Harpswell, ME [map]

Thursday, September 17th, 2015

Hallowell, ME 04347 [map]
Price: free!

Great brew pub in Hallowell - you gotta see us squeeze into the dart alley/band space! 

Saturday, August 15th, 2015

In Concert! - 11am
Maine St
Brunswick, ME, ME [map]
Price: free!

We will be set up in front of the Key Bank on Maine St.

Wednesday, July 15th, 2015

Concert at the Gazebo! - 6-8pm
Maine St
Brunswick, ME, ME [map]
Price: free!

Sunday, July 12th, 2015

Naples Sunday Summer Concert Series
In Concert! - 6-7pm
Naples, ME [map]
Price: free!

We'll be playing in the Gazebo on the Village Green.

Sunday, July 5th, 2015

In Concert at the Library Park Gazebo! - 11am-12:45pm
Bath, ME [map]
Price: free!

with special guest, Michael Doucet of Beausoleil!


Thursday, June 4th, 2015

19th Annual Cajun/Zydeco Festival
42 Pierce Road
Preston, CT 06365
(860)886-1944 [map]
Price: see website for details


Thursday, June 4:

7:30 in the Amphitheater  

Friday, June 5:

2:15 in the Amphitheater



Friday, May 8th, 2015

Bayou 'n Brooklyn Festival
315 Columbia St.
Brooklyn, NY 11231
(718) 395-3214 [map]


Our 1st time at this festival!

Our sets in the Dance Hall are:

Friday 11:15pm

Saturday 3:30pm



Saturday, March 28th, 2015

JJJ Cajun dance! - 4pm
Orion Performing Arts Center at Mt. Ararat Performing Arts Ctr
Topsham, ME [map]
Price: see festival website

Sunday, March 8th, 2015

The Liberal Cup
Hallowell, ME 04347 [map]
Price: free!

Free, but plan to have a pint, nosh on great appetizers and supper, and dance in the aisles! A great little pub to hang out in on a Sunday night!


Friday, March 6th, 2015

Natives are Restless! - 7:30pm
798 Washington St.
Bath, ME 04530
207-442-8455 [map]
Price: $12 in advance/$15 door

The 10th annual collaboration of Mid-Coast Maine bands and musicians, proceeds to benefit the Chocolate Church Arts Center.

Saturday, November 15th, 2014

Hartford Community Cajun/Zydeco dance! - 7-10pm
275 Maine St.
Wethersfield, CT
1-888-423-0423 [map]
Price: $13, students $6

6:30pm - free beginner's workshop!



Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

In Concert! - 9am-12noon
Fryeburg, ME 04037 [map]

 Look for us in the Waterwheel Park near the main entrance!



Sunday, August 24th, 2014

Yummy and Mitchell's Low Down and Dirty Blues Festival - 11am-1pm
695 Woodman Hill Rd.
Minot, ME [map]
Price: see website for details
Aug. 22-24, 2014
fundraiser for an abused women and children's advocacy group.
lots of great bands the rest of the weekend!


Saturday, August 23rd, 2014

Cajun-Acadian Knoxfest! - 5-9pm
Thomaston, ME [map]

New Orleans-inspired dishes will fill the buffet table. Bring your appetite and your dancing shoes! Advance tickets are $15 Adults, $12 Museum Members, and $4 Kids 4-12 (Kids under 4 are free). And $18/$15/$5 at the door. Cash bar. Tented event. Rain or shine.



Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

Jimmyjo & the Jumbol'ayuhs w special guests Michelle Kaminsky and Maggie Moniz - 10pm
Temiscouata-sur-le-Lac, Cabano sector, Quebec
Canada [map]

We're delighted to be part of the World Acadian Congress!



Sunday, August 17th, 2014

In Concert! - 1:15-3pm
Simard & Payne Memorial Park
Auburn, ME 04210 [map]
Price: free!

This is an outdoor venue on a stone plaza - bring a comfy chair!




Saturday, August 16th, 2014

In front of the brick bank! - 10am
Maine St
Brunswick, ME [map]
Price: free!

Saturday, August 9th, 2014

the old Sea Moss plant
August Moon Celebration! - 5-11pm, we play at 7pm
Lowell's Cove
Orr's Island, ME [map]
Price: adults $10, children $5, max $25

Sponsored by Orr's Island Cemetery Association. This is a family event and all are welcome to join us and our community of Harpswell at the site of the old Sea Moss plant and general store on Lowell’s Cove, Orr’s Island. There will be food from 6 of our local restaurants available for purchase, as well as beer, wine, and beverages for sale, along with live entertainment. Tickets on sale at the event, benefits the Orr's Island Cemetery association.


Saturday, August 2nd, 2014

Wolfeboro Summer Concert Series
Gazebo Concert! - 7-9pm
Lakeside Gazebo
Wolfeboro, NH [map]
Price: free!

Saturday, July 19th, 2014

Yarmouth, ME [map]

we'll be at the North Yarmouth Academy tent.

Tuesday, July 15th, 2014

Saco River Festival
In Concert at the Gazebo - 7pm
Cornish Fairgrounds Bandstand
Cornish, ME [map]
Price: free!

Outdoors, bring chairs or blanket and picnic supper! If there's rain the concert will be indoors nearby in the Sacopee Middle School.

Sunday, July 6th, 2014

In Concert at the Gazebo - 11am-1:15pm
Library Park Gazebo
Bath, ME [map]
Price: free!

at the Library Park Gazebo, with special guest Darren Wallace on fiddle!

Saturday, July 5th, 2014

Independence Day Party!
Phippsburg, ME [map]

We love to play for private events!

Thursday, June 5th, 2014

Blast From the Bayou!
42 Pierce Road
Preston, CT 06365
1-888-794-7944 [map]

The festival runs June 5-8, we play twice:

Thursday, June 5

6pm in the Amphitheater

Saturday, June 7

12noon in the Rec Hall

Saturday, March 22nd, 2014

DEFFA Festival! - 4-5pm
58 Republic Ave. (off 201)
Topsham, ME [map]

This festival begins Friday night and runs through Sunday, but our set is Saturday afternoon in the Bistro. There's seating and dancing space and food!

Wednesday, March 5th, 2014

Mardi Gras Celebration! - 7pm
2 Highland Dr.
Carthage, ME
(207) 562-4445 [map]
Price: $15

Yes, it's a day late for Mardi Gras, but....this is Maine! Join us anyway at this unique theatre in the western mountains of Maine! Reservations encouraged. Pre-show jam at 6:15pm. Seating and dancing space. This is a chem-free event.

Wednesday, March 18th, 2020

"Sugar Shack" brunch at le Club Calumet - 11AM-2PM
334 West River Road
Augusta, ME 04330
207 623 8211 [map]
Price: $10/5

Come out for brunch in August at Club Calumet!!

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