The Friday, Aug. 19, Column

Soundbytes – Sonoma Music Festival adds talent

Lyndsey Elm

If the appearance of two Rock and Roll Hall of Famers and a country music stars only Northern California appearance right here in Sonoma Valley wasn’t enough, Bruce Cohn and the Sonoma Music Festival have added additional acts to the show. The Friday, Oct. 7, show that features John Fogerty has added Fogerty’s own sons band to the bill, with Hearty Har opening the evening performance. Based out of Los Angeles, Hearty Har is working on their second album and play a variety of genres of music. Added to the Sunday, Oct. 9, bill is Lyndsey Elm, who recently appeared as a contestant on ‘The Voice” and wowed the judges with her rendition of Meghan Trainor’s “Lips Are Movin.”

So the line-ups are now Friday, Oct. 7, with doors at 3 p.m. Hearty Har, Andy Velo and an evening with John Fogerty. Saturday, Oct. 8, it’s Greg Douglass and the Accomplices, Paul Barrere, Gabe Ford, Kenny Gradney and Fred Tackett of Little Feat, Dave Mason and the Steve Miller Band, with doors at 2 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 9, it’s Lyndsey Elm, the Curly Wolf, Andy Velo and Toby Keith.

Keith is making a special trip to California as he and Bruce Cohn both share the vision of helping veterans causes, and over the 29 years of the festival, has donated over 7 million dollars to that and local charities as well. This years benefactors are Fisher House, American Legion Post 489, the Redwood Empire Food Bank and others.

Good seats are will available and standing room only tickets will also go on sale Thursday, Sept. 1, as a special local ticket offering for residents of  Sonoma Valley. The $47 standing room tickets are available in person at the cashier’s window at Sonoma Chevrolet, 687 W Napa St. in Sonoma beginning at 10 a.m. Residents will need a valid ID showing they live in the Valley.  There will be a 4 ticket maximum purchase per person.

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Set List – The Rundown

Annex Wine Bar, 865 W. Napa St. Sonoma, 938-7779
Tonight, Aug. 19: Full Circle. 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 20: Tilted Halos. 7:30 p.m.

Barking Dog Roasters, 18133 Sonoma Hwy. Sonoma, 939-1905
Saturday, Aug. 20: Timothy Benton. 3 p.m.
Sunday, Aug. 21: Dale Henry Geist. 3 p.m.

B. R. Cohn Winery, 15000 Sonoma Hwy. Glen Ellen, 800-330-4064
Sunday, Aug. 21: Jason Bodlovich.  2 p.m.

Chateau St. Jean, 8555 Sonoma Hwy, Kenwood, 257-5784
Sunday, Aug. 21: Foreverland. 1 p.m.

Cornerstone, 23570 Arnold Dr, Carneros, 933-3010
Saturday, Aug. 20: Amy Obenski. 1 p.m.
Sunday, Aug. 21: Frankie Bourne. 1 p.m.

El Verano Inn, 705 Laurel Ave. El Verano, 935-0611
Tonight, Aug. 19: The Last Resort and Mid-Life Krysis. 8 p.m.

Friday Farmers Market, Depot Park, 270 First St W. Sonoma
Today, Aug. 19: Stewart Degner. 9:30 a.m.

HopMonk Tavern, 691 Broadway Sonoma, 935-9100
Tonight, Aug. 19: Pat Hull. 5 p.m. Jimbo Scott. 8 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 20: Sara Nelms and Justin Layman. 1 p.m. Little Jonny and Aki Kumar. 8 p.m.
Sunday, Aug. 21: Nate Lopez. 1 p.m.

Hood Mansion Lawn, N. Pythian Rd off Hwy 12, Santa Rosa, 833-6288
Tonight, Aug. 19: “Funky Fridays” with Volker Strifler Band. 7 p.m.

Murphy’s Irish Pub, 464 First St. E. Sonoma, 935-0660
Saturday, Aug. 20: The Cork Pullers. 8 p.m.
Sunday, Aug. 21: Sean Carscadden Trio. 2 p.m.

Muscardini Cellars, 9380 Sonoma Hwy, Kenwood, 933-9305
Saturday, Aug. 20: “Simmer Down Saturday” with the Jami Jamison Band. 6 p.m.

Olde Sonoma Public House, 18615 Sonoma Hwy. Boyes Hot Springs, 938-7587
Saturday, Aug. 20: Karaoke. 7:30 p.m.

Rossi’s 1906 Dancehall, 401 Grove St. El Verano, 343-0044
Tonight, Aug. 19: Tri-Tip Trio. 8:30 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 20: Lonestar Retrobates. 8:30 p.m.
Sunday, Aug. 21: Brandon and the Bees Knees. 5 p.m. Blues Jam. 9:30 p.m.

Schellville Grill, 22900 Broadway, Sonoma, 996-5151
Saturday, Aug. 20: Butch Engle and Styx. 12:30 p.m.
Sunday, Aug. 21: Butch Engle and Styx. 12:30 p.m.

Sebastiani Winery and Vineyards, 389 Fourth St. E. Sonoma, 933-3230
Tonight, Aug. 19: Magic with Ellen Toscana. 6 p.m.

Sonoma Speakeasy and American Music Hall, 452 First St. E. ste. G. Sonoma, 996-1364
Tonight, Aug. 19: Ryan Tatarian. 6 p.m. Junk Parlor. 8 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 20: The Marks Brothers. 5 p.m. T Luke and the Tight Suits. 8 p.m.
Sunday, Aug. 21: “Open Mic and Mimosas.” 1 to 7 p.m. Acrosonics. 5 p.m.

Starling Bar, 19380 Sonoma Hwy., Sonoma, 938-7442
Tonight, Aug. 19: Zakk and King Daddy Murr, the Shakedown Choir. 9 p.m.

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