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CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, June 13 - June 19, 2003.99 25th Annual June Jam to feature southern roc legends The 25th silver anniversary June Jam will be celebrated on Saturday, June 21, at G&R Camp- ground near Harrington. For this special occasion the nonprofit organization has lined up 10 outstanding musical acts in order to raise funds for juvenile diabetes and the Make a Wish Foundation. The headliner for the 25th an- nual outdoor event is Dickey Betts & Great Southern. Dickey Betts is a true guitar legend and founding member of the Allman Brothers Band. His hits include "Ramblin' Man," "Southbound," '"Blue Sky" and "In Memory of Elizabeth Reed." Dickey Betts is widely acclaimed for his phenom- enal guitar work, his songwriting abilities and as a founder of Southern Rock music. Joining Betts on stage is a sec- ond musical genius Dangerous Dan Toler, who has played with the Dickey Betts Band, the All- man Brothers Bandand the Gmgg Allman Band. Toler is no stranger to the June Jam stage and has headlined Delaware's premium outdoor event on two occasions. Guitar legend, Dickey Betts, a founding member of the Allman Brothers Band will be the headliner with Great Southern for the 25th annual Jume Jam Saturday, June 21, near Harrington. Said longtime June Jam attendee Lynn Fowler recently: "I've seen lots of great bands at June Jam in- cluding 38 Special, Kansas & Cheap Trick. My favorite per- former is Dangerous Dan Toler and his red hot guitar." Dickey Betts and Dan Toler will be joined on stage by a third genius in musical history, Delaware's own Johnny Neel. Neel has toured with Betts and Milton Continued from page 98 a complete make-over, including, the replacement of the roof, rein- forcement of the ceiling, installa- tion of fire safety, secure lighting and audio systems, and rehabilita- tion of the facade. As a landmark of Milton's history the theater rep- resents the lives of the people as well as the town of Milton. Upon completion of the Theater , Project, the MDC envisions that the theater will be utilized for the cultural arts as well as community use. Once the project reaches completion the theater should be able to fulfill the needs of a per- forming arts center, a classic movie house and a community outreach venue. The theater will also have an adjoining food facili- ty which MDC hopes will lead to marketing a successful cafe or eatery. The theater has already been re- served in July for Habitat for Hu- manity, in December for the 4th Annual John Milton Poetry Festi- val, and will also be the rain date location for all of Milton's park concerts. The MDC's latest fundraiser for the theater renovations is The Comedy Cabaret Inc., featuring Patrick O'Donnell of ABC's America's Funniest People, Mary Frances Connelly, Philly's Funni- est Lady, and Steve Golasa of Comedy Central. There will be two shows, Friday June 13, and Saturday, June 14, both at 7 p.m.. There will be a sumptuous buf- fet and each guest will receive one free drink from the cash bar. Sweets and coffee will round out the evening. Call 3022260500 to Schedule a class at ..... ::::=, your cven:iee :: i:Sandy T#ler on numerous occasions Which resulted in truly magnifi- cent shows. These three world renowned musicians have written and recorded many of the Allman Brothers hits that have dominated radio airplay for over 30 years. Wilmington native Johnny Neel wrote the No. 1 Allman Brothers hit "Good Clean Fun" that led the Allman Brothers comeback al- bum and critic's choice "Seven Turns.". In addition to performing with his touring friends and studio soul Delaware's own Johnny Neel will join the line up at June Jam. Tickets are $50 per person and may be purchased at Governor's Antiques and Milton Antique Mall in downtown Milton. For more information, call 684- 3400. mates, Betts and Toler, Neel will perform with the original Johnny Neel Band. The Johnny Neel Band domi- nated the bars and the beaches in Delaware and nearby states throughout the 80s and won sever- al awards while recording two well received albums. When con- tacted last week Neel was per- forming on the same bill with George Thorogood and the Delaware Destroyers, and said, "Thorogood is a great guitarist, but I played in New Orleans sev- eral weeks ago and Dickey Betts is a phenomenon. His guitar "work is better than ever. He told me that he and his band can't wait to play June Jam. He, Danny Toler and I have made special plans for June Jam and we have the musical fire- power to blow the crowd away." The 25th June Jam couldn't be done without including Tommy Continued on page 100 What's new at the DBC? Breakfast is being served on weekends! Starting at 9am Ask about grilled sticky buns! "Jimmy Bones" Performing Friday's at lOpm Team trivia on Thursdays Now starting at 9pm 1205 Highway One, Dewey Beach 227-0669 IPA N MARYLAND AVE & BOARDWALK REHOBOTH BEACH, DELAWARE 302-227-2093 ONSITE PARKING AVAILABLE