You’re invited to get “Jacked Up” this year at Applefest

By Daniel E. McGonigle

General Manager

The Caledonia Argus

“We love music,” said Bart Pedretti, lead singer of the band ‘Jacked Up. “We love to recreate the songs you love. Songs that bring back memories and inspire you to dance, shake, laugh, and create an experience you’ll never forget.”

Jacked Up is a five piece rock and roll cover band which formed in 2011 in southeastern, Minnesota.

“We play all kinds and types of events from bars, private parties, community events, festivals, and just about any gig in the greater La Crosse, Wis., area,” Pedretti said.   “The band is comprised of all Langen family members and one honorary Langen (Bart Pedretti).

“We hope to see you at a show,” said Pedretti.

You’ll recognize songs by AC/DC, Beastie Boys, Black Crows, Collective Soul, Garth Brooks, Guns & Roses, Luke  Bryan, Led Zeppelin and many other of your favorite bands.

“We are Jacked Up, your source of high energy rock and country live cover music,” said a post on their Facebook page.

Members: Bart Pedretti (vocals), Paul Langen (bass), Jeff Langen (drums), Alex Langen (guitar), and Tristen Langen (guitar).

Jacked Up will play at the King Apple Tent – Applefest Grounds (Abnet Field) on Thursday, Sept. 14 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. The show is open to anyone 21 and older.