JANESVILLE — Chicago’s own Rod Tuffcurls & The Bench Press (RTBP) will lead a night of sounds and celebration when the School District of Janesville’s Delivering Bags of Hope program hosts its first concert fundraiser at 7 p.m. (doors open at 6:30 p.m.) Thursday, Oct. 12, at the Janesville Performing Arts Center, 408 S. Main St., Janesville.

Tickets for the Oct. 12 show are $35-$40 and are available online at or at the door.

RTBP, which dubs itself as a “peak experience band,” performs a mix of original music and popular covers that are sure to delight all music fans.

In addition to having recently sold out Madison’s Majestic Theater twice, the band also performs regularly at the House of Blues in Chicago.

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To donate to Delivering Bags of Hope, text SDJ1 to 71777 or click “donate” at

By Dan Plutchak

Dan Plutchak of Janesville is founder of the Janesville News Report