'Big J' McGuinnis Passes
July 7, 2008 at 2:03 PM (PT)
Long-time NEW ORLEANS icon JIM "BIG J" MCGINNIS of BIG J PRODUCTIONS/ROCK FACTORY has passed away. McGUINNESS had been having health troubles since suffering a near-fatal coronary back several months ago. BIG J managed and promoted many GULF COAST-area bands for years, including ZEBRA.
Condolences go out to widow PAM, family and friends. Services will be THURSDAY, JULY 12th at LAKELAWN FUNERAL HOME at 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd. in NEW ORLEANS. Visitation is from noon-3p, with mass at 3p.