The Jamboree was launched in September 2010, by then partners, Johnnie Bradshaw, Jim Guest, Terry Roller, and Andy Thomas who later withdrew. Local music favorite Ralph Sparks, the Jamboree keyboard player, became the fourth partner. Lead guitarist and partner Jim Guest toured with Reba McEntire and lived for a time in Branson, playing in various shows in that popular music-centric tourist destination.
Johnnie Bradshaw is a long-time fixture in the Waco music scene, having started numerous bands over the years going back as far as his father’s band, the Bradshaw Gang, and the Starlites with Phil Duckett. He also served as a DJ on local radio. Terry Roller, a graphic design professor at Baylor, came on board as a vocalist and promotional designer. Johnnie and Terry share emcee duties as well.
Event Venue & Nearby Stays
724 Austin Ave, Waco, TX 76701-2020, United States