JAMESTOWN – The City of Jamestown has added another name to their repertoire of famous inhabitants of the pearl city: The 10,000 Maniacs.
The alternative rock band first appeared in the 80’s rocking the world with their take on the genre.
As a tribute to the band’s 40th anniversary spearheaded by Mayor Eddie Sundquist, other city leaders decided to add the group’s name to their catalog of famous Jamestown inhabitants. Placing a sign upon all city entrances showing that the city of Jamestown is home of the popular group.
“We’re so excited today to be able to include 10,000 Maniacs on our list of really notable and incredible people in the city of Jamestown,“ explained Mayor Subdquist. “That have really contributed to the fabric of the work we do here. One the 10,000 Maniacs were going to do their 40th anniversary show in the city of Jamestown. We go ta request from councilman Brent Sheldon to say hey can we commemorate them someway in the city, so after some long supply chain issues and trying to get some signs made, we were finally able to bring them here and honor them as the home of 10,000 Maniacs here in the city of Jamestown.”
Other famous names that make the list include Lucille Ball, Roger Tory Peterson, and Robert H. Jackson.