Jacky Bam Bam

Jacky Bam Bam

Join me, Jacky BamBam, and Pierre Robert as we pay tribute to Jerry Blavat, the Geator with the Heater, this weekend.

On Saturday, October 21, 2023, at 8 p.m., head over to Kimmel Cultural Campus for a night of Philadelphia greats. The Geator was an irreplaceable source of Philadelphia Music history. His live-wire personality got a generation of youth on their feet as a DJ for multiple radio stations; WVLT, WXPN, WTKU, WOND, and WBCB.

He was inducted into the Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia’s Hall of Fame, the Philadelphia Music Alliance Walk of Fame, and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. He sadly passed away on January 20, 2023. This night at the Kimmel Cultural Campus celebrates his life and legacy.

There’s a special lineup of friends, Philadelphians, and stars joining together to remember Jerry Blavat. Darlene Love,  The Intruders feat. Phil Gay, The Chantels, Bobby Wilson, The Happenings, and Low Cut Connie will celebrate the legacy of Philly’s iconic radio DJ Jerry Blavat.

Grab tickets now for an evening to remember.

On Sunday, WMMR will play back some sessions Pierre and I recorded in the Geator Gold Studio. Be sure to tune in from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. to hear what we got up to. It’ll be tunes and tales you’ve probably never heard on the station.

If you can’t wait, watch Pierre and me at The Geator’s studio now.

  • Me And The Geator

    Jacky BamBam and jerry blavat

    Here’s me and Jerry Blavat in the WMMR studios a bit ago. It was an honor to share the airwaves with him.

  • A Group Photo

    Kevin Gunn, Jerry Blavat, Jacky BamBam, Trammps Dave Noble, Pierre Robert January 2020

    Kevin Gunn, Jerry Blavat, me, Brittany, Trammps Dave Noble, and Pierre Robert all posed for a photo.

  • Behind The Scenes.

    L to R: Kevin Gunn, Pierre, Jerry and JBB

    Here’s Kevin Gunn, Pierre Robert, Jerry Blavat, and I behind the scenes. Be sure to go to the Kimmel Center or listen to WMMR this weekend to honor Jerry Blavat, the Geator with the Heater.

  • A Legendary Shoutout

    WMMR's Pierre Robert shout out by Jerry Blavat, the Geator with the Heater at the Kimmel Center last Saturday night....

    Posted by Cyndy Drue on Thursday, January 27, 2022

    This is also a video Cyndy Drue shot on January 22, 2022. Blavat shouted out Pierre and me from the stage.

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