|Timm Prideaux and Jim
Lombardo were both Case High School alumni.
Timm graduated in 1970 and Jim in 1971. They
became friends in classes and clubs.
In April of 1969 they formed Lompri Productions
using the first 3 letters of both of their
surnames. Jim Lombardo and Timm Prideaux were
co-owners of Lompri Productions and were young
entreprenuers. Through Lompri Productions
they sponsored many dances, parties, concerts
and other entertainment around the Racine
and Sturtevant areas.
Lompri Productions became the booking agent
for "The Line's End" (a famous local
rock band made up of all Case High School
alumni) in 1969. Lompri Productions booked
"The Lines End" for dances in Racine,
Burlington and many other areas- almost every
Lompri Productions were also the booking agent
for other local rock bands such as "Tony’s
Tygers", "The Skunks", "Butter
Fat", "Back Yard Majority",
"The Kinetics" and many more.
Lompri Productions sponsored many events for
the radio station WOKY and Bob Barry, WOKY’s
leading radio personality. Bob Barry would
accompany the events with record giveaways.
Lompri Productions also sponsored a show headlined
by the world famous rock band "The Byrds"
at Memorial Hall on May 29, 1969. "The
Lines End" opened for "The Byrds"
Lompri Productions also became a record label
and a dance club.
Dave Nimmer (1971 Case High School alumni)
took over Timm Prideaux’s position and
became co-owners with Jim Lombardo in 1971,
keeping the company name Lompri Productions.