Fearless soul rock band JJ Grey & Mofro will headline the Wilma on Saturday, November 13, 2021 with support from TK & The Holy Know-Nothings.
It’s been a few years since JJ Grey & Mofro has been to Missoula. They played the Wilma in 2017 and they also coheadlined the theater with Josh Ritter in 2016. You can check out photos from those concerts here. If you’ve ever been to a JJ show, you know why they draw a crowd. With Grey’s powerful vocals over the band’s intoxicating grooves, you’re guaranteed to have a smile on your face and bounce in your step.
PRESALE: Limited Logjam presale tickets for JJ Grey & Mofro will be available online only from 10am to 10pm (or while supplies last), Wed, May 26th. A password will be provided via email after completing the sign up form below. PLEASE NOTE: Logjam Gift Cards cannot be used for presale purchases. Learn how to purchase tickets with your Logjam gift card here.
PUBLIC ON SALE: Tickets go on sale Thur, May 27th at 10:00am (MST) at the Top Hat, online or by phone at 1 (800) 514-3849. All tickets are general admission standing room only. All ages are welcome. All ages are welcome.
About JJ Grey & Mofro
From the days of playing greasy local juke joints to headlining major festivals, JJ Grey remains an unfettered, blissful performer, singing with a blue-collared spirit over the bone-deep grooves of his compositions. His presence before an audience is something startling and immediate, at times a funk rave-up, other times a sort of mass-absolution for the mortal weaknesses that make him and his audience human. When you see JJ Grey and his band Mofro live—and you truly, absolutely must—the man is fearless.
Onstage, Grey delivers his songs with compassion and a relentless honesty, but perhaps not until Ol’ Glory has a studio record captured the fierceness and intimacy that defines a Grey live performance. “I wanted that crucial lived-in feel,” Grey says of Ol’ Glory, and here he hits his mark. On the new album, Grey and his current Mofro lineup offer grace and groove in equal measure, with an easygoing quality to the production that makes those beautiful muscular drum-breaks sound as though the band has set up in your living room.
Despite a redoubtable stage presence, Grey does get performance anxiety—specifically, when he’s suspended 50 feet above the soil of his pecan grove, clearing moss from the upper trees.
“The tops of the trees are even worse,” he laughs, “say closer to 70, maybe even 80 feet. I’m not phobic about heights, but I don’t think anyone’s crazy about getting up in a