Read what others are saying about their booking experiences with Sojourn Rocs. These are excerpts from letters received after performing at events all around Illinois and in Iowa and Indiana.

Quotation marksOnce again thanks for playing the 2008 Carbondale Sunset Concerts Series, Your performance was great, and you all really got the audience of over 2000 people up and dancing. You covered a lot of different classic rock songs from the past which meant that there was something for everyone, young or old."

Donald Castle, 2008 Carbondale Sunset Concerts Series
Southern Illinois University
Carbondale, Illinois
Quotation marksI am the entertainment chair for the Marshall County Blueberry Festival. For the last three years we have had a rock group by the name of Sojourn Rocs perform at the festival. This year, they performed two shows for us. They are an incredibly talented group of guys and they appeal to all ages. This group puts on a wonderful show. I have seen many entertainers in my time as entertainment chair and there is no one better than these guys out there."

Laura Mann, Blueberry Festival
Marshall County
Plymouth, Indiana
Quotation marksI just wanted to congratulate your group on being sooooo good. I really enjoyed the performance. Yours was the best [at the Bluebery Festival] that I remember in the last 6-7 years! And I wanted to find out if you had a website (you do) so I could follow your group in the future. I will check out your website soon and will forward your info to a few friends. Hope to see you, and Sojourn, again in the future. Keep up the excellent work.”

John Stewart
Chicago, Illinois
Quotation marksSojourn Rocks lived up to their name! Thanks so much for being part of our town festival-Muscatine Great River Days. Everyone I talked to enjoyed your music and thought you sounded great. I hope you enjoyed your time in Muscatine, we enjoyed having you!"

Randy Hermann, Great River Days
Muscatine, Iowa
Quotation marksWhen I was searching for a band to play at my father's 60th birthday party, I needed to try to please, obviously, my father who is a rock and roll junky, but ages 25-82, hard right? Well, you guys did it, Sojourn's Rock'n'Roll Journey brought us all back!! I had many people ask me where I found you guys at, everyone enjoyed themselves! You guys were GREAT and the party was a BIG SUCCESS!! My father was so pleased.”

“You were so accommodating and responsive to our requests. I would definitely recommend Sojourn to anyone looking for a friendly, energetic and talented band for any age group or any event. You boys 'rock'! Sojourn helped to make my father’s 60th something he will always remember !! Thank you."

Cheri Miroballi, 60th Birthday Celebration
Itasca, Illinois
Quotation marksJust a short note to thank 'Sojourn' for a great performance July 6th at the Gazebo. It was obvious by the audience's response that they enjoyed hearing the classic rock hits of the 60's, 70's, 80's and 90's. 'Sojourn's' music and vocals brought back fond memories of their favorite rock bands. Thank you again."

Bill Fecht, Summer Concerts at the Gazebo
Carmel Fountain Square Committee
Carmel, Indiana
Quotation marksOn behalf of PACE (Peoria Area Community Events) and our thousands of attendees at the Steamboat Festival, thanks for a great show and a perfect night. Your music selection was diverse (always appreciated when playing a 3-day festival), and your stage presence a treat. Not only did we get many compliments on your performance, but we were equally impressed with your professionalism."

"As the event director, it is a sincere pleasure to work with entertainers like you that respect the efforts put into coordinating events and adapt so well to the inevitable surprises that come with them. You were by far the most gracious band we had perform that weekend and you can look forward to future invitations to play for PACE events. Thanks again for everything!"

Tim Hickey, The Steamboat Festival
PACE (Peoria Area Community Events)
Peoria, Illinois
Quotation marksThis band rocks. I was very happy with their performance. This is the best band we have seen in a long time. [They were] well worth every penny! Thanks, Sojourn Rocs.”

Guest Feedback, Bobstock 2004 Rally
Roselle, Illinois
Quotation marksYou guys were great! The party was a huge success. You were awesome and really helped everyone enjoy themselves. They especially liked dancing.”

Jennifer Splawski, Spring Porch Fling at the University of Illinois
Entertainment Chairwoman
Alpha Omicron Pi Sorority
Urbana, Illinois
Quotation marksI want to thank you for the great job you did. Your upbeat, hard driving style was just what we needed. It helped set the atmosphere. We hope to have you guys back next year.”

Mike Woolfington, Blueberry Festival
Marshall County Entertainment Committee
Plymouth, Indiana
Quotation marksThank you. The golfers really enjoyed listening. They also enjoyed the selection of songs you played and had fun dancing to them.”

Laura Sullivan, 28th Annual Golf Outing at Bent Tree Golf Course
Charleston Area Chamber of Commerce
Charleston, Illinois
Quotation marksThank you, Sojourn, for your great music and good times during your numerous performances at our local festivals. Working with you is always a pleasure. We look forward to a long friendship with all of you.”

Vickie Harriss
Tuscola Chamber of Commerce
Tuscola, Illinois
Quotation marksThe band “Sojourn” has provided the Champaign Park District and its patrons with great music at Sunday night concerts in the park and also our largest event of the year, Taste of Champaign-Urbana.”

Sue Gray, Concerts in the Park
Special Events Coordinator
Champaign Park District
Champaign, Illinois
Quotation marksOur radio stations host two large events for Administrative Professionals Day. In Effingham, Illinois we have approximately 500 attendees, in Mattoon 300 plus. Both events have a long history of success, and attendance is only limited to venue size.”

“In the past we have used our own on-air talent, and we were concerned about adding a live band. After previewing the music of "Sojourn" we felt their broad appeal and professionalism would enhance our affairs. Robb Perry and Sojourn Rocs gave two great performances, and we are now looking for larger venues for next year's parties. We also plan to use Sojourn Rocs at other events in other markets where we have radio stations. We were extremely pleased and highly recommend the band. Their talent and showmanship received an enthusiastic and appreciative response."

Gill Rosenwald, The Radio Trio
Regional Manager
Mattoon, Illinois
Quotation marksYour band was well received by our guests, and we have received many compliments and requests for your return each year. I would also like to compliment you on your professional presentation and conduct while at our hotel."

Bob Van Bergen, Crowne Plaza Hotel
General Manager
Springfield, Illinois
Quotation marksI knew you guys were going to be good, however, you really exceeded our expectations. There aren't many top quality, reliable dance bands such as yours that offer such a wide range of music."

Diane Boyles, Perfect Impressions Entertainment
Sales Manager
Decatur, Illinois