Downtown River Jam to host doMo Piano Bar under the Stars in Downtown Monroe!

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(PRESS RELEASE) – (4/22/19) This interactive show will feature Dueling Pianos with Julie Williams and Ben McGehee on the Skent-N-Dent Stage on Desiard St. between 6th and Hall, in the heart of downtown Monroe. 

2Dudes Brew & Que and Brass Monkey Pub and Patio will have food and beverages for purchase including beer, wine, frozen and specialty cocktails.

Complimentary beer samples will also be available from Choice Brands. Attendees will enjoy listening to their favorite songs played upon request during this interactive show.

Ben McGehee and Julie Williams have upgraded Dueling Pianos and made it into a truly entertaining event full of laughter, camaraderie, and crowd participation.

They have been performing together weekly for the last 2 years and it shows in the good-natured banter on stage.

Ben is widely recognized as one of Louisiana’s premiere pianists and has the resumé to prove it, having performed at world famous Pat O’Brians for 8 years, and toured the world twice over with multiple bands.

Julie has a timeless voice and nostalgic style with a repertoire that spans 80 years of the greatest hits. Her versatility as a musician and performer has wowed audiences for over 15 years.

This pair’s combined repertoire can cover anyone’s taste in music, so come prepared to request songs and sing along!

Limited tables may be reserved for $300 which seat eight and include one of a kind appetizers provided by 2Dudes Brew & Que and Brass Monkey Pub and Patio.  General admission is free! 

Tickets may be purchased on or by calling 318-329-3254. All proceeds benefit the continuation of the Downtown River Jam concert series hosted by the Downtown Monroe Alliance.

Downtown Monroe Alliance would like to thank the following DoMo Piano Bar sponsors for their support:   Amdocs, Century Marketing Solutions, Choice Brands, Skent N Dent, Azalea Estates, The Radio People, Matt’s Music, Ameripride, Southern Hospitality, Doe’s Eat Place of Monroe, Progressive Bank, Gene Cox Grocery, Ameripride, Brass Monkey, and 2Dudes Brew & Que

The Downtown Monroe Alliance started the Downtown River Jam in 2010 to bring more entertainment to the Downtown area.  For more information about the Downtown River Jam Concert Series or the Downtown Monroe Alliance, visit

The Downtown Monroe Alliance/ Monroe Main Street is a 501©3non-profit established to make Downtown Monroe the vibrant heart of the city.       

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