Formed over 40 years ago, The Krackerjacks is an eight-piece horn band with a party flair that has been engaging music fans and critics alike with their high-energy audience participation show, performing the classic hits of the 60’s, 70’s, 80’s and 90’s. Specializing in classic Motown, Stax and R&B favorites, the band members include Charlie Ross (bass and vocals), Mike Dill (drums), Steve Lewis (guitar and vocals), Mark Hudson (trumpet and vocals), Randy McCormack (trumpet), Nate Murphree (trombone and vocals) Ricky “Toad” Johnson (keyboards and vocal), and David Griffin (sound and lights).
The Krackerjacks have performed with such greats as The Spinners, Sam and Dave, Restless Heart, B.B. King, Delbert McClinton, Percy Sledge, Dorothy Moore, Alabama, The Rascals, The Four Tops, The Coasters, The Marshall Tucker Band, Johnny Rivers, Bread, The Hollies and Exile.
Music lovers are encouraged to bring their own picnics, coolers, blankets, and chairs, and enjoy this summertime celebration on July 10 from 4-7 pm on the green space in downtown Cleveland.