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Country Western Venues - J.T. Reno
Jim Koch (Doing Business As) J.T. Reno

Armed Forces Entertainment USO tour
Date (To Be Determined)
JT Reno has been accepted for eligibility in the Armed Forces Entertainment program, an organization dedicated to bringing our troops stationed overseas the very best in up-and-coming entertainment.
Throughout the year, they receive a variety of entertainment requests from military personnel stationed overseas. If our style matches a request, we will be contacted immediately to determine our availability to tour, to support the men and women in the US military stationed overseas.!!

CD - Mercedes Benz "Country Tour 2"
Sony/BMG complilation CD distributed for Mercdes Benz in Europe. A few artists included are Johnny Cash / Lynn Anderson / Willie Nelson and J.T. Reno singing "Howdumdooya"

CD - Lights of Home -  Featuring; J.T. Reno / Feb 2008 – Nashville, Tennessee
This album is 12 tracks of original songs – Sung by J.T. Reno, all written by Toby Newnum. Produced by world-renowned musician Peter Bordonali @ Bayou Studios-Nashville, Tennessee produced the songs. 

-71st Annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally /August 2011
@ Elkview Campground - Sturgis South Dakota
This is a 10-day event. The performance venue is held both on an outdoor stage and in the dance hall @ Elkview Campground . JT Reno plays music between 3-8 hours daily

-70th Annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally /August 6-15th 2010
@ Elkview Campground - Sturgis South Dakota
This was a 10-day event.The performance venue was held in the dance hall. Elkview Campground . JT Reno played music between 3-6 hours daily. JT Reno performed a solo show providing music between the hours of 5pm-12am daily. 
-Sturgis 69th Annual Motorcycle Rally/August 1-8th 2009
@ Old Stone House Saloon - Belle Fourche, South Dakota  
This was a 10-day event. The performance venue was held on an outdoor stage JT Reno performed a solo show providing music between the hours of noon-7pm daily. Thank you to the Kling family for the great venue and generous hospitality!
-Sturgis 68th Annual Motorcycle Rally / August 1-10th 2008
@ Elkview Campgroung - Sturgis South Dakota-
This was a 10-day event. The performance venue was held both on an outdoor stage and in the dance hall. Elkview Campground . JT Reno played music between 3-8 hours daily. They coordinated and ran the sound system for the entire event, scheduled and coordinated the other preforming bands that were participating in this venue directly with the owners of the Elkview Campground (Steve & Cathy)

2011 EVENTS 
-America's Got Talent Audition / Feb 12 & 13 2011 - Houston, Texas
-Arts in the Alley
/ January 4, Feb 7, Mar 7,Apr 7, May 7,Jun 7,Jul 7,Sep 7 2011 - Casa Grande, Arizona
-AMERICAS GOT TALENT Audition / Feb 12 - Houston Reliant Center, Houston, Texas
-Kokopelli Moon Saloon /Mar 19 - Florence AZ 85132, Arizona
-Jessyka Murray Fundraising Event /Sat Apr 09 -St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church, Tucson, arizona
-The Vision Church / May 8- The Vision Church, Tucson, az, usa
-The Steak Out /May 12 -The Steak Out, Marana, Az
-Jessyka Murray 2nd Fundraising Event / Fri Jun 10 -THE ROCK, tucson, az
-Sturgis 71st annual motorcycle Rally @ Elkview Aug 2011-Elkview Campground, Sturgis, South Dakota


2010 EVENTS 
-Eddies Bar & Grill / Dec 19 2010 - Tucson, Arizona
-Rhythm Room / Dec 16 2010 - Phoenix, Arizona
-Arts in the Alley / November 2 2010 - Casa Grande, Arizona
-So Az Acoustic Semi Finals / October 9th - Tucson, Arizona 
-Arts in the Alley / October 7th - Casa Grande, Arizona
-Mariner of the Sea - Puerto Vallarta Mexico / September 19-26 - Royal Caribbean Int'l Ship
-Omni Resort Charity Golf tournement & Dinner / September 17th - Tucson, Arizona 
-2010 Southern Arizona Acoustic Battle  / September 11th - Tcuson, Arizona
-Arts in the Alley / September 7th - Casa Grande, Arizona
-Big Red Cafe / September 2nd - Casa Grande, Arizona
-Big Red Cafe / August 27th - Casa Grande, Arizona
-Sturgis Free Bike Wash Entermainment / August 12th - Sturgis, South Dakota
-Sturgis @ Elkview - Gospel Service / August 8th 2010 - Sturgis, South Dakota
-Sturgis Rally (see above) / August 2010
-Alive Church / July 2010 - Marana, Arizona
-Singer/Songwriter Event @ Rock N Java /
June 18th 2010 - Marana Grande, Arizona
-Arts in the Alley / June 1st 2010 - Casa Grande, Arizona
-Toby Keiths "I love this bar" / May 7th 2010 - Oklahoma City Oklahoma
-Halo Restaurant / May 1st 2010 - Londonderry, Ireland
-Meeting with town Mayor @ Guildhall Ireland / April 28th 2010 - Londonderry Ireland
-Publicity photos with  Derry council “City Of Culture” in 2013. / April 28th 2010 - Londonderry Ireland
-Ritz Bar / April 10th 2010 - Londonderry, Ireland
-Promotional spots, Radio Interviews & Voice over ads / April 3rd, 10th, 25th 2010 - Londonderry Ireland
-Shiners Rodeo Dance / Feb 26th 2010 - Tucson, Arizona
-Maverick / Feb 24th 2010 - Tucson, Arizona
-Montgomerys/ Feb 13th 2010 - Vail, Arizona
-Rock N' Java / Sept 2009 - Jan 2010
@ Rock N' Java Coffee house in Marana Arizona
*Regular member of the weekly house band, Performances on Saturday nights and two sessions on Sunday mornings in conjunction with Alive Church.

2009 EVENTS 
-Shiners Benefit Concert-Az Songwriters / Nov 10th 2009 - Tucson, Arizona
-The Steak Out / Nov 12th 2009 - Marana, Arizona
-Rock N Java-Opener / Nov 14th 2009 - Marana, Arizona
-5th Annual Gary C's BBQ-Micheal J Fox Fundraiser /Oct 18th 2009 - Marana, Arizona
-Rock N Java-Solo Concert / Oct 17th 2009 - Marana, Arizona
-The Steak Out / Sept 7th 2009 - Marana, Arizona
-The Steak Out / Sept 10th 2009 - Marana, Arizona
-69th Annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally / August 1st-10th - Sturgis South Dakota
-Tubac Inn / July 18th 2009 - Tubac Arizona
-Fourth of July Bash / July 4th 2009 - Oro Valley, Arizona
-Food Drive Benefit / April 18th 2009 - Tucson Arizona
-The Steak Out / March 6th 2009 - Marana, Arizona
-Crystal Palace Saloon / Feb 27&28th 2009 - Tombstone, Arizona
-The Steak Out / Feb 25th & 26th 2009 - Marana, Arizona
-The Steak Out / Feb 20th 2009 - Marana, Arizona
-Montgomerys/ Feb 14th 2009 - Vail, Arizona
-Radio Interview/ Feb 8th, 2009
www.azmusiccafe.com Phoenix, Arizona
-Alive Church Concert / January 24th, 2009 Tucson, Arizona
-Crystal Palace Saloon / Jan 16&17th 2009 - Tombstone, Arizona
-Montgomerys / Jan 3rd 2009 - Vail, Arizona
-The Arena Bar-NEW YEARS EVE / Dec 31st 2008 - Benson, Arizona


2008 EVENTS~
-Drifter Lounge / Dec 26th & 27th, 2008 Silver City New Mexico
-Apache Gold Resort Casino / Nov 21st & 22nd, 2008 - Globe, Arizona 
      This was a 2 night event played music for 4 hours nightly. @ the Indoor lounge Apache Gold Casino.
-Brats Bar & Grill  /-Sept 19th /-Oct 31st /-Nov 29th/-Dec 19th, 2008 – Tucson Arizona
-Montgomerys  / Nov 15th 2008 - Vail Arizona
-Private Hospital Association Party Dec 12th 2008 -  Tucson Arizona
-Private Birthday Party / Nov 1 2008 - Tucson Arizona
-Sonic Drive In / Oct 25th 2008 (Ina & Thornydale Location)- Tucson Arizona
-Nimbus Brewery /-Oct 3rd /-Dec 6th 2008 - Tucson Arizona
-Republican Headquarters Presidential Campaign Party- /Sept 20th 2008 - Tucson Arizona 
-MIA/POW Tribute Ceremony @ VFW Post 5990 District- /Sept 21st 2008 – Marana, Arizona    

Arizona Pure Country Music Director-June to Nov 2008 
J.T. was flattered and deeply honored to represent Arizona Pure Country Radio. J.T.'s position, reviews ALL independent artist country western song submissions to the station and determines if they are eligible for airplay.
J.T.'s songs have been on Arizona Pure Country Radio since March of 2008. The radio station discontinued in November of 2008
Benefit Concert for Parkinsons Foundation-fund raising /May 25th 2008–Tucson, Arizona
Benefit Concert for the Family of Kevin Self /May 9, 2008- Rubio’s - Tucson, Arizona 
Valley of the Moon Childrens Park Benefit /April 26, 2008 - Magic Golf Course -Tucson, Arizona 
Kiim-FM Radio Battle of the Bands /March 27 2008 - Cactus Moon-  Tucson, Arizona 
Kiim FM & Cactus Moon for sponsoring the event. The winner performed at Country Thunder April 17-20th 2008.
Country Music Hall of Fame Lounge-/March 1st & 2nd 2008 - Nashville Tennessee
While I was in Nashville recording my CD, I was invited to the Country Hall of Fame Lounge, just down the street from Music row, to perform. This was an evening featuring new groups of songwriters. I was scheduled in an acoustical solo performance. I showcased three (3) of the original songs off my new Lights of Home CD. The Country Music Hall of Fame Lounge is a 100-seat venue. I was invited back for a second evening to perform. This was an evening featuring new artists. I was asked to perform three (3) unrehearsed songs with the house band. I introduced two (2) original songs off my new CD and sang one (1) cover song; Mustang Sally for the fun of it. The Country Music Hall of Fame Lounge is a 100-seat venue.

Contemporary & Christian
Jim Koch of ‘Toby & Friends’

Private Parties & Benefit events-Tucson Arizona (Ongoing)
2003 thru Present
I am a regular performer along with Toby Newnum. I contribute to both lead and back up vocals featuring harmony vocals and rhythm guitar.

Alive Church- Contenintal Ranch (weekly event)
Sept 2009-Jan 2010
I am a regular weekly performer along with Toby Newnum. During two (3)-weekly reoccurring services @ Alive Church. I contribute to both lead and back up vocals featuring harmonies along with rhythm guitar.

Alive Church- Oro Valley (weekly event)
May 2007-Sept 2009
I am a regular weekly performer along with Toby Newnum. During two (2)-weekly reoccurring Saturday night  and (3) Sunday morning services @ Alive Church. I contribute to both lead and back up vocals featuring harmonies along with rhythm guitar.

Pusch Ridge Church- Oro Valley
May 2007-March 2008
I am a regular weekly performer along with Toby Newnum. One (1)-weekly reoccurring Thursday service @ Pusch Ridge. I contribute to both lead and back up vocals featuring harmonies along with rhythm guitar.

It’s a Grind Coffee shop & Cutters Point Coffee House -Tucson Arizona Various dates 2006 thru Jan 2010
I am a regular performer along with Toby Newnum. I contribute to both lead and back up vocals featuring harmony vocals. I also contribute with rhythm guitar. It’s a Grind Coffee Shop concerts average attendance is 200+ persons. After the first performance at this venue, future venues were held outdoors due to the large following of this band.

Leo Rich Performance Center-Tucson Arizona
December 2007
Christmas Concert produced and sponsored by local radio station KNST. I am a regular performer along with Toby Newnum. I contributed to both lead and back up featuring harmony vocals along with rhythm guitar. Leo Rich Performance Center is a 511-seat venue.

AVA Amphitheater @ Casino Del Sol – Tucson Arizona
December 2006

Christmas Concert produced and sponsored by local radio station KNST. I am a regular performer along with Toby Newnum. I contributed to both lead and back up featuring harmony vocals along with rhythm guitar. AVA Amphitheater is a 5000-seat venue.

Pizza Hut-Tucson Arizona
January 2008
I am a regular performer along with Toby Newnum. I contributed to both lead and back up vocals featuring harmony vocals. I also contribute with rhythm guitar. This venue attendance was 200+ persons; the restaurant ran out of seating and had to turn people away.
 

 

Christian Rock Venues – Jim Koch

 

Alive Church- Contenintal Ranch (weekly event)
Sept 2009-Present
I
am a regular weekly performer along with Toby Newnum. During two (3)-weekly reoccurring services @ Alive Church. I contribute to both lead and back up vocals featuring harmonies along with rhythm guitar.

Alive Church- Oro Valley (weekly event)
May 2007-Sept 2009
I am a regular weekly performer along with Toby Newnum. During two (2)-weekly reoccurring Saturday night services @ Alive Church. I contribute to both lead and back up vocals featuring harmonies along with rhythm guitar.

Pusch Ridge Church- Oro Valley
May 2007-March 2008
I am a regular weekly performer along with Toby Newnum. One (1)-weekly reoccurring Thursday service @ Pusch Ridge. I contribute to both lead and back up vocals featuring harmonies along with rhythm guitar.

Tucson Community Church – Tucson Arizona
May 2000 thru August 2007

I was a member of the house band, which played 5-7 original contemporary Christian rock songs at each service. I preformed at 2-6 performances each week consistently over a seven (7)-year period. Typical service schedules; Saturday-2 services, Sunday-2 services and Wednesday-1 service. I preformed vocals, harmonies, and rhythm guitar on the main stage. Occasionally, during the absence of the regular music director, I would perform lead for the entire service. Additionally I went to lead other music services at different TCC locations.

Tucson Community Church - Praise Services–Tucson Arizona
April 2004 thru Nov 2004

I lead a praise music service held in a smaller venue on the northwest campus location. This service was an alternative to the contemporary rock music service in the main building. This alternate service lasted for approximately 9 months. I was the band director and lead singer of the band that played 5-7 Christian Praise style songs at each service. The attendance for the praise music alternative was approximately 200 people each week.

Saturday Night Café (Concert under the Stars) –Tucson Arizona
May 2000 thru March 2007
This was a monthly event held at Tucson Community Church in an outdoor venue. Different acts were featured each month, ranging from; unplugged 2 person acoustical harmony sets to full ensemble 12 piece bands featuring blues & jazz. I was a regular performer along with Toby Newnum we would often incorporate as back up singers or a featured guest to visiting musicians. Attendance averaged 300-500 people per event.

Tucson Community Church - Central location - Tucson Arizona
January 2006-August 2007

I was asked to create and lead a band for this new “satellite” branch of Tucson Community Church located in central Tucson. I was lead singer, rhythm guitarist and band director. Attendance at this new church averaged 150 persons during each of the 2 services on Sundays.

Country Western Venues – Acez & Eightz
Jim Koch of ‘Acez & Eightz” with Justin Cruz


Acez & Eightz Band– Justin Cruz CD Promotional Tour 2007/2008-Nationwide
I was the band director, rhythm guitar for my band Acez & Eightz. I established this 5 piece touring band specifically to showcase a new artist-Justin Cruz. I did rhythm guitar and back up vocals for Justin Cruz. This tour was promoting the new CD release of Justin Cruz. Beyond performing backup vocals for the featured CD album songs, I would sing lead on several cover tunes. This tour was scheduled for one year. Booking were confirmed for a solid 6 months but were cut short due to the illness of Justin Cruz’ manager.

Old Tucson Studios –Tucson Arizona
August 2007- Justin Cruz with Acez & Eightz band
This was an evening Barn dance during the Pro Rodeo Circuit events. We provided entertainment for the spectators and participants. The Stage One - dance hall at Old Tucson Studios is a 300-seat venue.

Lariat Saloon- Catalina, Arizona
September 2007 - Justin Cruz with Acez & Eightz band
This was an evening dance venue. I was band director for Acez & Eightz. I also preformed lead acoustical guitar, back up vocals for Justin Cruz. The show promoted his CD album songs in addition to several cover tunes. This was a 3-hour show. The Lariat Saloon is an intimate 150-seat venue.

Northridge Tornado Disaster Relief Event - Grand Forks, North Dakota
September 30th 2007 - Justin Cruz with Acez & Eightz band
This was a fundraiser benefit concert for the tornado victims of Northridge, North Dakota. The event was held @ the Chester Fritz Auditorium in Grand Forks, North Dakota. Numerous country stars were featured along with Justin Cruz. Noel Haggard (son of Merle), Barry Brown, Rancho Ron, Billy Cates, Cassi Whatley, to name a few. I was band director for Acez & Eightz. I also preformed lead acoustical guitar, back up vocals for Justin Cruz. The event was telecast worldwide by Texas broadcasting. The Chester Fritz Auditorium is a 2300-seat venue.

Charlie Browns-Grand Forks, North Dakota
October 17th - 22nd 2007
This was a one (1)-week dance venue. I was band director for Acez & Eightz. I performed backup vocals for Justin Cruz, The show showcased Justin Cruz CD album songs. I would sing lead on several cover tunes to fill out the four (4) hour show. I preformed lead acoustical guitar and rhythm guitar. Charlie Browns is a 150-seat venue.