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“In January 2010, JeConte joined legendary musicians on the main stage of the Festival in the Desert: Cheick Tidiane Seck, Habib Koite, Mangala Camera, Will Calhoun (Living Colour), and Charlie & Adama Oramé of Fantani Toure’s band. JeConte also played with Mangala Camera, Boubicar Sidibé, Terkafte, and Timbuc 30 while in Mali. "Having JeConte perform at the ‘Festival in the Desert’ was magnetic, not only did he light up the stage when he played, but his energy at the Festival was highly inspirational and contagious. We look forward to having him, and his band, back next year to energize the Festival.” - Phillipe Angers & Manny Ansar - Founders and Directors - Le Festival Au Desert”

““Anchored by bandleader Joe Conte, JeConte embodies soul, talent and a creative energy that is hard to find. We look forward to having JeConte’s independent song writing and synergistic style back at KRSH.” - Linda Seabright, KRSH Radio”

““A very sincere thank you regarding the SXSW 2010 event at Molotov. It was successful by all definitions and the talent was incredible. The professional quality of your crew and your talent was unbeatable. We look forward to having JeConte back at all of our venues in Austin.” - Chad Womack, Owner/Operator - Molotov, The Chuggin’ Monkey, The Dizzy Rooster, Thirsty Nickel & The Marq - Austin TX”

““JeConte’s performance in Austin, TX was so powerful that fans from the street filled the venue to capacity. These guys are tremendous live and great to work with. JeConte is extremely talented on the harmonica and an incredible performer. We were very proud to host their showcase at SXSW 2010.” - Brian Teplitzky, VP of Artist Development, Platform One Entertainment”

“GRAMMY Nominated Louisiana Blues Guitarist, Tab Benoit and local SF musician, JeConte brought the crowd to their feet at The Great American Music Hall on January 29th to help save the Louisiana’s wetlands.”