The State Room | Salt Lake City, Utah | Live Music Venue - The Bones of J.R. Jones - SOLD OUT
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The Bones of J.R. Jones - SOLD OUT

The Bones of J.R. Jones - SOLD OUT

September 08, 2018 9:00 pm

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This show is now sold out.
There may be extra tickets at Graywhale Entertainment (give them a call: 801-583-3333) or the City Weekly Store.
Supply is limited. Thank you for your support!
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with special guest Matthew George Dennis

Doors 8 pm | Show 9 pm

When Jonathon Robert Linaberry needs a break from city life, he goes Upstate, near the Catskills, to renovate a little farmhouse he purchased a couple of years back. As he pours himself into his work, J.R. doesn’t think about texts, email, or even his music, which he performs solo under the moniker The Bones Of J.R. Jones. His only focus is the house.

“That’s been an amazing emotional outlet for me,” he says of his periodic retreats. “To kind of sustain myself after coming from the road and getting back into the grind of the city, to have this, for lack of a better term, Shangri-La.”

In a sense, recording and touring as The Bones Of J.R. Jones is its own form of isolation. But you wouldn’t immediately think so: As a one-man band, J.R.’s project, which fuses a moody blend of soul, blues, roots, and Americana, sounds enormous both on record and live in concert. That’s because J.R. plays—and has grown accustomed to playing—every instrument by himself.