Matthews Opera House & Art Center

10/15/2021 | News release | Distributed by Public on 10/15/2021 14:53

Hank Harris and the Hegg Brothers to be featured in Homegrown Sessions concert series

The Matthews Opera House & Arts Center announced the second concert for their Homegrown Sessions concert series. South Dakota musicians Hank Harris, Jon Hegg, and Jeremy Hegg will be performing with special guest Jimmy Givings on October 29 at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $20 for adults, $10 for youth & BHSU students. The performance will be general seating.

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"We are so excited to continue our Homegrown Sessions, our series dedicated to featuring South Dakota musicians," explained Darren Granaas, executive director at the Matthews. "Hank Harris and the Hegg Brothers are exceptional musicians who represent some of the best our state has to offer."

The concert will feature original songs written by Hank Harris and a few by Jeremy Hegg. Harris is an accomplished songwriter, vocalist, and musician who has performed his music across the state. He has spent the last 12 years as part of the South Dakota Arts Council Touring Artist Program.

The sons of lifelong music educators, the Hegg Brothers are best known for their band Spooncat! Jeremy Hegg is a staff arranger and composer for the Augustana Brass Choir, Sioux Falls Municipal Band, and many marching band programs throughout the country. A skilled pianist, He has performed around the country and throughout Europe with artists ranging from Smokey Robinson to Chuck Berry. Jonathan is a vocalist, keyboard player, and is also the mixing engineer for the Spooncat! albums. He performs music for a living and often arranges music for various ensembles.

While not from South Dakota, Harris and the Hegg brothers are excited to perform with special guest Jimmy Goings who is best known for his work with the band Santa Esmeralda. The group had hits with its remake of the 1960s hits "Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood" and "House of the Rising Sun".

"We are excited to continue this new series and we hope everyone will come out to support not only the Matthews Opera House but these phenomenal local musicians as well," Granaas added.

Tickets for Homegrown Sessions: Hank Harris and the Hegg Brothers can be purchased during business hours in the Matthews Opera House & Arts Center gallery, Tuesday - Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., or by phone at 605-642-7973. Tickets can also be purchased online at

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