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2016 Sonoma County Summer Concert Guide

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2016 Sonoma County Summer Concert Guide

Broadway Under the Stars Transcendence Theatre Company in Jack London Park, 2400 London Ranch Rd, Glen Ellen. Tkts: (877) 424-1414. Fundraiser for Jack London Historic State Park. INFO: https://www.transcendencetheatre.org/
Jun 17-Jul 3 – This Magic Moment 
Jul 15-16 – Fantastical Family Night 
Aug 5-21 – Dance the Night Away 
Sep 9-11 – Gala Celebration

Calistoga Concerts in the Park - Napa County
Calistoga’s Concerts in the Park is a series of FREE concerts scheduled 6:30-8:30pm every Thursday night beginning June 23 and running through August 25, 2016, thanks to the generous sponsorship of the Calistoga Beverage Company. Along with your best group of friends or extended family, bring your blankets, chairs and picnic dinner to enjoy this favorite Calistoga summer celebration. Just when you thought the deal couldn't get any better, adult beverages are allowed (for those 21 and over) and select, local wines available for purchase, highlighting a different winery each week. Music is happening at: Pioneer Park1308 Cedar Street, Calistoga, CA 94515

Jul 14 - Wild Catahoulas is a unique Cajun/ Zydeco band that merges traditional Cajun French two-steps and waltzes
Jul 21 - Twice as Good showcases Paul and Rich Steward, father-and-son, Native American, ultimate Blues Duo! 
Jul 28 - The Vivants find their musical faith in the inspiring traditions of Southern music and showmanship.
Aug 4 - Poor Man's Whiskey has developed special late night “tribute sets” with their original bluegrass/Americana twists on classic rock songs.
Aug 11- Saint Ashbury singer Jaime McCrary's haunting voice walks a thin line between alt country and contemporary rock. Jeremy Cozakas and Ashley Mitchell bring two different songwriting styles to the band that complements each other. 
Aug 18 - Decades has been working around the clock learning material that spans from the '40s to today.
Aug 25 - Boys of Summer is becoming known as the top touring Eagles Tribute band in America.

Friday Night Live Summer Concert Series ~ presented by Cloverdale Arts Alliance. Free weekly dance music series. Music at 7p. Farmers Market at 6p. Bring your own lawn chair, concert seating is limited. Beverages available to purchase.cloverdaleartsalliance.org or 707-894-4410. 
Jun 17 – Monophonics
Jun 24 – Tommy Castro & the Painkillers
Jul 1 – Double-billing: David Luning Band and The Sam Chase
Jul 8 – Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars
Jul 15 – Eric Lindell
Jul 22 – Chuck Prophet & the Mission Express - Supported by Justin Schaefers & the Blind Barbers
Jul 29 – Jon Cleary & the Monster Gentlemen - Supported by The Pulsators
Aug 5 – Cody Canada & the Departed – Supported by Zacharia & the Lobos Riders
Aug 12 – Mingo Fishtrap – Supported by Awesome Hot Cakes
Aug 19 – BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet – Supported by Cahoots
Aug 26 – La Misa Negra
Sep 2 – Ruthie Foster – Supported by The Bootleg Honeys

Funky Fridays Concert Series ~ 15-week concert series at new location, Hood Mansion, off Hwy 12 at Pythian Rd. 7-9p all summer. $10 perperson. Schedule and more details www.funkyfridays.info or www.sonomacountyparks.org  
Jun 17 ~ Soul Fuse
Jun 24 ~ Second Line
Jul 1 ~ Funky Dozen
Jul 8 ~ The Soulshine Blues Band
Jul 15 ~ RoseTown Soul and R&B Revue
Jul 22 ~ The BluesBurners
Jul 29 ~ Gator Nation
Aug 5 ~ Tommy Thomsen
Aug 12 ~ Full Steem
Aug 19 ~ Volker Strifler
Sep 2 ~ A Case of the Willy's 

Guerneville Community Church - Backyard Stage ~ Free concert series. Guerneville Community Church, 14520 Armstrong Woods Rd, Guerneville. Across the little white bridge. ALSO BROADCAST LIVE ON KGGV.FM AND KGGV 95.1 FM
Jun 26 ~ Open Mic – sign up at KGGV before 4 pm; Sadie Damascus – a capella singer
Jul 10 ~ Carl & Eddie  ~ Steel guitar and vocals   Americana & originals
Jul 17 ~ Willie Perez - Rock and blues vocalist & guitarist
Jul 24 ~ Maple Profant - jazz vocalist & pianist, with musical guests
Jul 31 ~ The Jennerators – rocking band from Jenner by the Sea
Aug 7 ~  The Larkdales ~ Americana including old time bluegrass and gospel harmonies
Aug 14 ~ Nick Otis & Matt Silva duo  ~ Blues Defenders – blues band
Aug 21 ~ Frankye Kelly, jazz vocalist w/ Rob Ellis & Carol Shumate 
Aug 28 ~ Dan & Sarah Bates  ~ Pocket Canyon Ramblers  

Healdsburg Plaza Tuesday Concerts - 6-8pm - FREE - Info: 
707-431-3301, Matheson Street and Healdsburg Avenue, Healdsburg - Food vendors 5 - 8pm http://www.ci.healdsburg.ca.us/Calendar.aspx?EID=355
Jun 21 – Soul Fuse
Jun 28 – Miracle Mule
Jul 5 – Tom Rigney & Flambeau
Jul 12  – The Sorentinos
Jul 19 – Los Pinguos 
Jul 26 – Levi Lloyd & The 501 Band
Aug 2  New Breed Brass Band
Aug 9 – Bey Paule Band
Aug 23 – Luce
Aug 30 – Charlie Musselwhite

Juilliard Park ~  Live at Juilliard Park ~ 227 Santa Rosa Plaza, Santa Rosa SUNDAYS, 5-7p, (707) 543-3770, srcity.org
July 3 - The Lucky Losers
July 10- Derek Irving and His Combo
July 17 - Afrofunk Experience
July 24 - Drifting South
July 31 - Girls & Boys
Aug 7- The Bootleg Honeys
Aug 14 - Live at Juilliard Hosts The Norbay Awards, Performances and Awards Presentation

KRSH Backyard Concerts FREE. Gate opens 5:30p at 3565 Standish Ave, Santa Rosa. Check back for updates to our schedule: http://www.sonomacountygazette.com/cms/pages/21402409.php
Jun 23 – Mike and Ruthy Band with Foxes in the Henhouse
Jul 14 – Rockin’ Jason D. Williams
Jul 21 – Toronzo Cannon
Aug 11 – The Reverend Shawn Amos with tall Toad Experience
Sep 22 – North Bay Hootenany Sonoma Grown Showcase

Lagunitas Brewing Co. 1280 N McDowell Blvd, Petaluma INFO: https://lagunitas.com/
Jun 20 – James McMurtry
Jul 19 – Thao and The Get Down Stay Down
Aug 9 – Deer Tick
Aug 15 – Blind Pilot
Aug 23 – Parquet Courts
Aug 29 – Charles Bradley
Aug 30 – Unknown Mortal Orchestra w/ tUnE-yArDs DJ Set
Sep 5 – White Denim
Sep 26 – TBA

Montgomery Village Summer Concerts 911 Village Ct, Santa Rosa (707) 545-3844 - http://www.mvshops.com/calendar-of-events/ - FREE

Thursday Concert Under the Stars ~ 5-8:30p, 
Jun 30 – Foreverland
Jul 14 – Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers
Jul 28 – Wonderbread
Aug 11 – Kalimba
Aug 25 – Slim Man
Sep 8 – Tainted Love
Sep 15 – Kenny Metcalf’s Tribute to Elton
Oct 6 – Sinatra Tribute Band 

Sunday Concerts at the TerraceSun 1-4pm
Jun 19 – J Silverheads Band
Jun 26 – Matt Eakle & Randy Vincent*
Jul 17 – Jess Petty*
Jul 254 – Hot Rods
Aug 7 – Mixed Nuts
Aug 21 - Dean Grech
Aug 28 - Paulie's Garage
Sep 11 - Wendy DeWitt
Sep 18 - Buck Ford
Sep 25 - Nocolas beards in Village Couty
Oct 2 Jami Jameson Band
Oct 9 - Gator nation Band 
*these artists will be performing withbMicahel Brandenburg Jazz Trio

Rockin' Concerts in Montgomery Village Court - Sat Noon - 3pm
Jun 25 - Garratt Wilkin & The Parrotheads
Jul2 - California Beach Boys
Jul 3 - Rick Lenzi & The Roustabout-Elvis & more - SUNDAY 
Jul 9 - Rebel Yell
Jul 16 - Nathan Owens & Legends of Motown
Jul 23 - Sun Kings
Jul 30 - Super Diamond
Aug - Sha-Boom
Aug 20 - Pop Rocks
Aug 27 - Summr of Love/Big Bad Boogie Rock
Sep 3 - Paperback Writer
Sep4 - Pleasant Valley Sinday/Catch a Wave - SUNDAY
Sep 10 - Boston Rocks
Sep 17 - Mustache Harbor
Sep 24 - Super Huey
Oct 1 - Johnny Vegas & The High Rollers
Oct 8 - Pride & Joy
Beverage sales benefit local non-profits - this is a FUNDRAISER effort - no outside alcohol or coolers please. 

Peacetown Summer Concert Series ~ at Ives Park Sebastopol begins on June 29th - ends August 31st; and goes Every Wednesday evening from 5:00-8:00pm. Cold Lagunitas Beer, fine local wine, and food trucks. All your friends will be there. Come on out and enjoy the scene. FREE MUSIC and Friends, what could be better? Sponsored by Mr. Music Foundation.
Jun 29 ~  Danny Sorentino & Laughing Gravy
Jul 6 ~ Bootleg Honeys & SonoMusette
Jul 13 ~ Frobeck & Sherrie Phillips 
Jul 20 ~ Soul Fuse & Solid Air
Jul 27 ~ Annie Sampson & Bonnie Brooks
Aug 3 ~ Lost Dog Found & Kevin Russell
Aug 10 ~ Onye and the Messengers & The Harvest Band
Aug 17 ~ The Pulsators & The Brothers
Aug 24 ~ Circle of Friends
Aug 31 ~ Tom Rigney and Flambeau & Mr. Music and Friends

Rockin' The River: Community Concerts at Guerneville Plaza ~ every other Thursday beginning June 23. High octane concert series at historic Guerneville Plaza, at River Rd & Armstrong Woods Rd. Family-friendly, dancing-in-the-street party. 6:30p. www.rockintheriver.org or 707-869-9403. 
Jun 23 ~ AJA VU ~ The Music of Steely Dan, www.ajavu.com 
Jul 7 ~ Kingsborough ~ Electrifying Original Rock and Roll, www.kingsboroughmusic.com
Jul 21 ~ Native Elements ~ Reggae and Caribbean Beat, www.native-elements.com
Aug 4 ~ Moonalice ~ psychedelic, Roots/Rock Band, www.moonalice.com
Aug 18 ~ Carvanserai ~ Legendary Music of Santata, www.santanatributeband.com 
Sep 1 ~ Charlie Musselwhite ~ venerable bluesman and harp master, www.charliemusselwhite.com
Sep 15 ~ Frobeck ~ Funk/Rock Band, www.frobeck.com 

SOMO Village Concerts ~ Sonoma Mountain Village, 1400 Valley House Dr, Rohnert Park Rohnert Park INFO: http://www.somoconcerts.com/upcoming/
Jun 30 ~ Allen Stone with the Monophonics
July 10 - Brit Floyd: Space and Time Continuum - On Sale Now
July 22 - Grace Potter - On Sale Now
July 27 - UB40 and The Wailers - On Sale Now
Aug 7 - Sonoma County Blues Fest - On Sale Now
Aug 23 - Michael Franti & Spearhead - On Sale June 17th
Aug 31 - Gov't Mule with very special guest Blackberry Smoke - On Sale Now
Sept 2 - Lost 80's Live - On Sale Now
Sept 17 - Earle Fest -A BENEFIT Celebration of Americana Music On Sale Now
Sept 18 - California Conscious Music Fest - On Sale Now
Oct 22 - Funkendank Oktoberfest - On Sale July 8th

Summer 2016 MasterCard Performance Series  ~ Summertime at the Green Music Center offers audience members an unparalleled experience: enjoy stunning views and a glittering array of stars from inside Weill Hall or outdoors on the beautiful Weill Lawn. Sonoma State University, 1801 East Cotati Ave, Rohnert Park. For tickets and info: gmc.sonoma.edu/Summer2016

Jul 4 -4th of July Fireworks Spectacular with Steve Tyrell and the Santa Rosa Symphony
Jul 10 - Second Annual GMC Bluegrass Festival: The Mando Kings Featuring The David Grisman Bluegrass Experience, Sam Bush, & Jeff Austin Band 
Jul 14 -Boz Scaggs with special guest The Robert Cray Band
Jul 22 -Hollywood Vampires
Jul 23 -“Blues at the Green:” The Taj Mahal Trio, Acoustic Hot Tuna and Marcia Ball
Jul 30 -"Weird Al" Yankovic - The Mandatory World Tour
Jul 31 -Viva Mariachi – A Free Concert for the Community featuring Mariachi Reyna de Los Angeles and the Santa Rosa Symphony
Aug 5 - Los Tigres del Norte
Aug11 -Lindsey Stirling- Summer Tour 2016
Aug 19  -The Silk Road Ensemble with Yo-Yo Ma
Aug 28 - Hunter Hayes
Sep 3 - M.E. Live - Melissa Etheridge
Sep 11 - Gavin DeGraw
Sep 15 - The Avett Brothers
Sep 16 - Nitty Gritty Dirt Band - 50 Years of Dirt
Sep 24 - Chris Young

Valley of the Moon Music Festival ~ The 2nd Season of the Festival is themed "The Voice in Chamber Music," featuring pieces inspired by the composers' love of opera and song on period instruments. Celebrated vocalists Nikki Einfeld and Kyle Stegall headline this summer's Valley of the Moon Music Festival in concerts of Schubert and Schumann, Mozart, Rossini and more. Einfeld and Stegall will perform six concerts in all. Jul 17, 23, 24 at 4p. Jul 29 7:30p; Jul 30 and 31, 4p.  www.valleyofthemoonmusicfestival.org. Tickets $20-40. Hanna Center, 17000 Arnold Dr, Sonoma. 

Weill Hall + Lawn at the Green Music Center -
1801 East Cotati Avenue, Rohnert Park, CA 94928  Call: 866-955-6040 or Email:tickets@sonoma.edu for more information. www.gmc.sonoma.edu Prices and times vary. 

July 4 - 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular with Steve Tyrell and the Santa Rosa Symphony /Michael Berkowitz, conductor
July 10 - Experience, Sam Bush, & Jeff Austin Band
July 14 - Boz Scaggs with special guest The Robert Cray Band
July 22 - Hollywood Vampires
July 23 - “Blues at the Green:” The Taj Mahal Trio, Acoustic Hot Tuna and Marcia Ball
July 30 - "Weird Al" Yankovic - The Mandatory World Tour
July 31 - Viva Mariachi – A Free Concert for the Community presented by the Green Music Center and the Santa Rosa Symphony featuring Mariachi Reyna de Los Angeles and the Santa Rosa Symphony/conducted by Michael Berkowitz
August 5 - Los Tigres del Norte
August 11 - Lindsey Stirling- Summer Tour 2016
August 19 - The Silk Road Ensemble with Yo-Yo Ma
August 28 - Hunter Hayes
Sept 3 - M.E. Live - Melissa Etheridge
Sept 11 - Gavin DeGraw
Sept 15 - The Avett Brothers
Sept 16 - Nitty Gritty Dirt Band - 50 Years of Dirt
Sept 24 - Chris Young

Windsor Town Green - Thursdays on the Windsor Town Green. Live Concerts 6-8p- http://www.townofwindsor.com/summernights
Jun 23 – Carolyn Wonderland 
Jun 30 – Aqua Nett
Jul 7 – Poor Man’s Whiskey
Jul 14 – Lumberyard
Jul 21 – Unauthorized Rolling Stones
Jul 28 – Apple Z
Aug 4 – Pride and Joy
Aug 11 -  Soulshine Blues Band -- Keepin’ the Blues Alive
Aug 18 -  Gator Nation -- Zydeco/ Cajun
Aug 25 -  Steve Lucky & the Rhumba Bums with Carmen Getit -- Swing & Vintage Jazz
Sep 1 -  Beatles Flashback • Beatles Tribute

Wine & Sunsets at Paradise Ridge ~ Wine & Sunsets at Paradise Ridge ~ We are proud to host our signature Wine Country Event, the popular Wednesday Evening Wines & Sunsets. Ongoing from mid-May through October, visitors are invited to enjoy mouthwatering wines, festive live music, local gourmet food vendors.  All while enjoying spectacular panoramic sunsets from the winery’s expansive veranda and beautiful poetry terrace. http://prwinery.com/visit-us/wines-sunsets/ reg. price is $10 - $15
July
6 -  Rosetown Ramblers Food: Got Balls Meatball Factory Dessert:Cookie Take a Bite
13 - Brulee Food: Franchetti's Dessert: Coldstone Creamery
20 - Carlos Herrera Food: El Coyote Dessert: Master Piece Cakes
27 - The Blues Burners Food: Foodie Farmhouse Dessert: Recherche du Plaisir
August
3 - Honey B & the Pollinators Food: Franchetti's Dessert: Cookie Take a Bite
10 - Mr. December Food: TBD Dessert: Coldstone Creamery
17 - Solid Air Food: Got Balls Meatball Factory Dessert: Recherche du Plaisir
24 - The Blues Burners Food: Franchetti's Dessert: Master Piece Cakes
31 - Da Puna Bruddahs Food: The Wurst Grill Dessert: Noble Folk Ice Cream & Pie Bar
September
7 - The Incognito Band Food: Foodie Farmhouse Dessert: Cookie Take a Bite
14 - Rosetown Ramblers Food: Hamburger Ranch & BBQ Dessert:Master Piece Cakes
21 - The Blues Burners Food: The Wurst Grill Dessert: Recherche du Plaisir
28t - Solid Air Food: Franchetti's Dessert: Coldstone Creamery
October
5 - Carlos Herrera Food: El Coyote Dessert: Cookie Take a Bite
12 - Honey B & the Pollinators Food: Tips Tri Tip Trolley Dessert:Master Piece Cakes
19 - Brulee Food: The Wurst Grill Dessert: Recherche du Plaisir
26 - The Blues Burners Food: Tips Tri Tip Trolley Dessert: Coldstone Creamery

Wine Down Thursdays Every Thur 6-9p (Apr–Oct). No Cover. D'Argenzio Santa Rosa Winery & Tasting Room: 1301 Cleveland Ave, Santa Rosa 707-546-2466 http://www.dargenziowine.com/events/wine-down-thursday
Jun 23 – Twin Soles
Jun 30 – Jeff Walters
Jul 7 – The Townlounge Band 
Jul 15 – Luvplanet
Jul 21 – Ric and Special Guest Joe Chaplain
Jul 28 – Jeff Walters
Aug 4 – Chris Ahlman
Aug 11 – Ricky Ray
Aug 18  – Twin Soles
Aug 25 – Mimi Gabe from Dgin & Sonomusette
Sep 1 – Ricky Ray
Sep 8 – The Townlounge Band