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Wisconsin Music : Jon Troast

One of the best parts of my job is discovering music from a new artist like Jon Troast. Hailing from Lake Geneva, this singer- songwriter  has a wonderful sound.. sometimes folky, sometimes funky. And talk about hard-working! He has performed in more than 150 living rooms in the last year and a half. That's right, living rooms. He  says he got tired of playing in bars where he wasn't sure anyone was listening, so decided to try house concerts, which he calls " The $100 Dollar Tour".  He enjoyed his first mini tour in 2007, so starting  tomorrow he is beginning his 100 concerts in 100 days tour, taking him through Wisconsin, Illinois, Minnesota, Missouri, Oklahoma, Texas, California, Colorado, Nebraska, Iowa and North Carolina. For a feel of what these house concerts are like, check this out:

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