The B Side Ballroom & Supper Club in Oneonta is gearing up for the 2nd annual G-FEST: Gary Johnson Memorial Scholarship Fundraiser on Saturday April 9th, starting at 6pm at The B Side Ballroom & Supperclub, 1 Clinton Plaza Oneonta, $10 donation. Last year a scholarship fund in Gary’s name was established to present annually to an Oneonta High School Music Student & Graduating Senior.

The 2015 recipient was Sarah Horne. Sarah was involved in many of the music programs at OHS including band, choir, pep band, jazz band, and pit band. She was in both All-County Band and Area All-State Band throughout high school and also competed in the NYSSMA Solo Festival regularly. Sarah is now attending the University of New Haven to study Sports Management and is also involved with the university pep band as well as the concert band.

G-FEST FEATURING MUSIC FROM:
6PM - Gary's Grandkids: Alex Johnson, James Johnson, Aben & Andrew Carrington
6:30PM - JAAS: James Johnson, Aben Carrington, Spencer Vann & Adam Coe
7PM - The G-Strings: Jim & James Johnson, Wayne & Rebecca Carrington
8PM - The Carbondale Shafts: Wayne & Rebecca Carrington, Brian Wilkens
9PM - Jim & Bo: Jim Johnson, Bo Matheson
10PM - Hop City Hellcats: Randy Miritello, John Thompson, Evan Jangels & Sebastian Green
AFTER: All Star B Side Jam
Also Featuring Guest Appearances by: Brian Wilkens, Doug Decker, Jennifer Insetta, Eric Haight (don't ever forget the famous Tamborine Incident) & more!

RAFFLES WILL INCLUDE:
Epiphone Guitar - Donated by Shiner Bock!
B Side Gift Certificate
Scare-a-con - 2 tix to each, Summer & Fall Event: http://scareacon.com/
The Walking Dead Autographed Photos (among others)
Liquor Mirror other Goodies  from Joe Harmer
Bridgestone Golf Goodies from Kevin Burnsworth

Gary Johnson lived in Oneonta his entire life. Gary was an Oneonta Fireman and Captain for more than 30 years. He was a local musician who played in several favorite local groups including Broad Street and The Catskill Stompers.

There are a couple ways to contribute. The most fun and interactive is by attending our fundraiser on April 9th. Or, if you are unable to attend, you can easily make a donation by either sending a check to: Gary Johnson Memorial Scholarship at 5389 State Hway 7, Oneonta, NY 13820 or  CLICK HERE.