Cakewalkin' Jass Band Returns to Packo's

Posted: Tuesday, October 2, 2018 by: Scott Radel | Category: Arts and Entertainment

The Cakewalkin’ Jass Band will return to Tony Packo’s®! Tony Packo’s is thrilled to announce “Toledo’s oldest New Orleans style jazz band” will be preforming three Thursday evenings this fall. The concerts will be held at Packo’s Original, 1902 Front Street, on October 11, November 8 and December 13 from 7pm-10pm.

The Cakewalkin’ Jass Band originally played at Tony Packo’s from 1968 to 2001 and celebrated their 50th anniversary as a group with three standing-room-only gigs at the restaurant in December 2017. The band’s full history and recent activity may be found at

Ray Heitger, leader and clarinetist of the legendary musical group, says of the series, “The Cakewalkin’ Jass Band is looking forward to reliving the great old days with our fans at Tony Packo’s Café.”

A special plaque with hot dog buns autographed by present and past members of the Cakewalkin’ Jass Band may be seen on the walls of the famous eatery at Front St.

Please note no reservations will be taken for these events. Seating will be on a first come first serve basis.

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Organization Address: 1902 Front Street, Toledo, OH, 43605