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NPR Tiny Desk entry from South Dakota: Jordan Jaacks

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Jordan Jaacks performs live

The attached interview above is from SDPB's daily public-affairs show, In the Moment.

Take A Moment to hear the Music of Jordan Jaacks. When Jordan Jaacks submitted his music to NPR's Tiny Desk Contest in 2021, he was playing solo.

The Sioux Falls musician was doggedly seeking gigs at any venue that would have him, traveling to play anywhere within driving distance. Jaacks entered the music scene when the COVID-19 pandemic was ramping up and music festivals were being canceled. He stuck with it.

Jump ahead to 2022, and Jordan Jaacks is now playing music full time with a full band. He partnered with Pepper Entertainment and has opened for major acts. Take a moment to hear Jordan Jaacks' submission to the 2021 Tiny Desk Contest.

Song: "Mama"