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We're heading back to Weights and Measures Soundlab in January 2019 to record my sixth album of original music. Can't wait to see the new songs come to life and share the ride with you! "To the Girl" will be released at Knuckleheads on Thursday, April 11th. Stay tuned for updates and ways you can get involved...

 

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Note By Note: O Sorrow | No. 3 | 11.9.18 

Bittersweetness 

Snow began falling on our drive home from Des Moines yesterday afternoon. As Linda and I re-lived the delight of the two workshops I led at Mercy Medical Center, Linda’s cell phone rang. During a routine teeth cleaning, our vet had discovered a tumor in our beloved dog, Charlie Bear’s, spleen. 

And just like that life changed. It was decided to remove Charlie’s tumor and then make a determination. The snow picked up steam as we drove on. Hoping against hope to make it to the vet’s office in time to see him alive, we waited for the next call. Ten minutes away from the office, we learned that Charlie’s heart had stopped during the surgery, and it would not start again a second time. The great, big heart of our lab/Great Pyrenees mix was now silent. read more

 

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Will You Stand with Me starts with the truth that “Anyone can take the wheel when the see is calm and the coast is clear.” But who do we become when the “sea gets rough and the chips are down and the gig is up”? This is a song of gratitude for those who stand with us and a song of challenge that we might stay strong as we accompany each other in difficult days.

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Events

Previous events

Date Event Location
 —  — SACC Worship Music  
 —  — The InterContinental Hotel - Jimmy Dykes and Joy Zimmerman The Intercontinental Hotel The Intercontinental Hotel
 —  — Private Party - Jimmy Dykes and Joy Zimmerman  
 —  — Mercy Medical Center - Keynote Presentation Mercy Medical Center, Des Moines, IA Mercy Medical Center, Des Moines, IA
 —  — The InterContinental Hotel - Jimmy Dykes, Joy Zimmerman and John Brandsgard The Intercontinental Hotel, Kansas City, MO The Intercontinental Hotel, Kansas City, MO
 —  — Downtown Overland Park Farmers Market - Joy Zimmerman & Jimmy Dykes Downtown Overland Park Farmers Market - Joy Zimmerman & Jimmy Dykes, Overland Park, Kansas Downtown Overland Park Farmers Market - Joy Zimmerman & Jimmy Dykes, Overland Park, Kansas
 —  — The InterContinental Hotel - Jimmy Dykes, Joy Zimmerman and John Brandsgard The Intercontinental Hotel, Kansas City, MO The Intercontinental Hotel, Kansas City, MO
 —  — Private Party - Jimmy Dykes and Joy Zimmerman  
 —  — Never Records recording - Joy Zimmerman  
Crestwood Shops Festival - Jimmy Dykes, Joy Zimmerman, John Brandsgard and Nicholas Sloan Crestwood Shops, Kansas City, MO Crestwood Shops, Kansas City, MO
 —  — Brookdale Brookdale, Overland Park, Kansas Brookdale, Overland Park, Kansas
 —  — Lenexa Farmers Market - Joy Zimmerman & Jimmy Dykes Lenexa Farmers Market, Lenexa, KS Lenexa Farmers Market, Lenexa, KS
The Songster's Club - Joy Zimmerman The Brick, Kansas City, MO The Brick, Kansas City, MO
 —  — The InterContinental Hotel - Jimmy Dykes, Joy Zimmerman and John Brandsgard The Intercontinental Hotel, Kansas City, MO The Intercontinental Hotel, Kansas City, MO
 —  — Wedding - Joy Zimmerman and Chris Bowers Tall Oaks Retreat Center, Linwood, KS Tall Oaks Retreat Center, Linwood, KS
 —  — Unplugged - Joy Zimmerman and Ryan Dugan Unplugged, Saint Joseph, MO Unplugged, Saint Joseph, MO
Courthouse Concert Series - Joy Zimmerman & Jimmy Dykes Historic Warrensburg Courthouse, Warrensburg, MO Historic Warrensburg Courthouse, Warrensburg, MO
 —  — The InterContinental Hotel - Jimmy Dykes, Joy Zimmerman and Nicholas Sloan The Intercontinental Hotel, Kansas City, MO The Intercontinental Hotel, Kansas City, MO
Wedding - Joy Zimmerman and Cindy Egger Kansas City, MO Kansas City, MO
Brookside Private Party - Joy Zimmerman & Jimmy Dykes Brookside, Kansas City, MO Brookside, Kansas City, MO