LA to DC Events

As the LA to DC journey takes shape, we will continue to update this post with new events and additional information about where you can meet Janne on the road.

Interested in having Janne speak at your organization or company in one of the cities below? Please email for more information.


Los Angeles, CA

3/10 Kickoff Event


Join us at vineyard vines from 4-6 p.m. for live music, bites, and shopping. 20% of proceeds from purchases made during the event will be donated to NextStep.


Be part of Janne’s send-off party. Meet for breakfast at 8 a.m. at Bo Bridges Gallery, and then at 9 a.m. we will bike, run, and roll from the Manhattan Beach pier to the Hermosa Beach pier as Janne begins his cross-country adventure.

Joshua Tree, CA


Glamping for Paralysis


Phoenix, AZ

3/20 NextStep Phoenix

3/20 BottleKeeper Happy Hour - 5-7 p.m. at Cold Beers and Cheeseburgers in Old Town Scottsdale

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3/21 Cincinnati Reds Spring Training

Albuquerque, NM

Amarillo, TX

4/5 VA Hospital Visit

Oklahoma City, OK

4/10 OKC Thunder vs. Houston Rockets Game - 8:30 pm Chesapeake Energy Arena100 W Reno Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 73102

Little Rock, AR

Memphis, TN

4/23 6-8PM Reception at Crosstown Concourse, 1350 Concourse Avenue, Memphis, TN 38104

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4/24 12-12:50PM Lunch and Learn at University of Tennessee, 930 Madison Avenue Memphis, TN 38163

Nashville, TN

4/30 Charity Concert 6-9PM, City Winery - performances by Griffin House, Tony Lucca and Moonlight Social

For tickets:

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4/28 BottleKeeper Happy Hour 2-5PM Corner Pub in the Woods 8058 TN-100, Nashville, TN 37221

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5/1 Permobil HQ

Charlotte, NC

5/7 vineyard vines Store Event 6-8PM SouthPark Mall 4400 Sharon Rd, Charlotte, NC 28211

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Raleigh, NC

5/10 NextStep Raleigh Happy Hour 5-7PM 6601 Hillsborough St Suite 113, Raleigh, NC 27606

Richmond, VA

Washington DC

5/15 Finish Line at Georgetown 12-1PM Healy Gates (located at the intersection of 37th and O Streets NW)

5/15 vineyard vines Reception 1:30-3:30PM 1225 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington, DC 20007