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Happy 18th birthday to Jon on March 21st!!!!!

Jon has a new Facebook page. It’s his Official Artist Page, where you’ll find content not available anywhere else. The link can also be found on the LINKS page. Please like his Artist page.

Friday, March 25th, Jon performed at the Buffalo, NY Motorama for the fourth straight year. The Motorama is one of the biggest car shows in the Northeast. It was held at the Buffalo Convention Center.

A great night at Sticky Lips Juke Joint the day after Christmas. Jon joined his good friends, Chet Catallo and the Cats, at one of Upstate New York’s best live music venues.

Jon recently spearheaded “Hoops for Holy Childhood”, a basketball tournament put on by his 12th grade leadership class. Students in his school formed teams and competed for bragging rights while raising over $500.00 for Holy Childhood, a Rochester, NY agency which incorporates a school and adult services for people with developmental disabilities. Please visit to see what wonderful work they do. Please mention Jon’s name if you choose to support Holy Childhood.

So many have asked for JON DRETTO T-shirts that we’re now working on it. We’ll announce it here when they’re available.

The last few months have been very busy for Jon; the Sunset Grill Super Jam in Wilson NY for the 2nd straight year, Niagara Falls Blues Festival for the 4th straight year, the Hell’s Angels Bash for the 2nd straight year, the Laddermen Motorcycle Club event at Genesee Brew House for the 2nd straight year and a performance with good friends Steve Grills and the Roadmasters and with Mr. Joe Beard, the Elder Statesman of Blues, at the Penfield, NY Amphitheater and Dinosaur Bar-B-Que in Rochester, NY.

Jon recently performed in Nashville at two great blues clubs; the Bourbon Street Boogie Bar and B.B. King’s. Stacy Mitchhart, Jon’s good friend and a top Nashville musician, hosted Jon with his killer band.

Thanks to the Western New York Blues Society for the glowing review of Jon’s CD. To visit their web site go to Jon’s links page.

Jon’s CD is available at the House Of Guitars in Rochester, New York. It’s displayed in the guitar department, just inside the front door. Also available on this web site, downloadable and all the standard online outlets.

PRS does it again with a fabulous new amp. Jon’s Archon 50 watt combo amp is here! At just 17 years of age, Jon is very proud to have been a Paul Reed Smith Guitars Artist since 2013.

Jon is an Ernie Ball Strings Endorser. He uses Cobalt Slinky 9’s on all his PRS electric guitars.

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Jon Dretto