Hot Flashes to cool off Andrews Hall

The Hot Flashes

Sonoma Community Center’s vocal ensemble, the Hot Flashes, will take the stage in Andrews Hall Sunday, Oct. 21, at 7 p.m. Under the direction of the Sonoma Community Centers music director, Cynthia Tarr, this group of six women performs classic songs in a variety of styles spanning the decades from the ‘40s thru today. The group includes Susan Frye, Margaret Hatcher, Debbie Mulcahy, Cathie Powell, Mary Sue Ulven-Rank and Suzanne Shonbrun.

Tickets are available in advance at the Sonoma Community Center box office or at the door. Proceeds benefit the centers music program. For more info, call 938-4626, ext. 1

The Annex Wine Bar has Tim Eschliman and Kevin Zuffi on the patio as part of the “L’Affaire d’Huitre” (the oyster affair) on Saturday, Oct. 20, kicking off at 3 p.m. There will be a variety of oyster options, both barbecued and raw. There is no cover for the event, and is dog-friendly, but you must be 21 or over to attend.

Sonoma Springs Brewing Company has the always entertaining Jeff Falconer on Saturday, Oct. 20, for a 7 p.m. show. Falconer has a narrative in his songs that will make you wonder what part of the planet he is actually from. There is no cover for the show.

Adam Traum

The Kathmandu Corner is back in action with live music all weekend, starting tonight, Oct. 19, with Adam Traum doing a solo performance at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, it’s the debut of the duo the Big O and J. T., which features Oscar Mooneyhan and John Tuohy from the local act BackTrax, also at 8 p.m. and Sunday it’s Tim O’Neil for an early show, kicking off at 6:30 p.m.

The Blue Moon Saloon welcomes, from Finland, the Horsmas, a ska band on Saturday, Oct. 20, at 9 p.m. but it’s also Oktoberfest at the moon, with a pig roast and huge Oktoberfest mugs to hold your adult beverages. Sunday, Oct. 21, it’s the never-ending blues jam, kicking off at 10 p.m. There is no cover either night.

Olive and Vine in Glen Ellen continues the “Supper Club Sunday” on Sunday, Oct. 21, with an appearance by John and Laura Benward. Laura has a voice similar to Judy Collins and John plays the mandolin as accompaniment. Sitting in at times will be John Burdick on guitar. The doors open at 6 p.m.

The Cork Pullers

Murphy’s Irish pub welcomes the Cork Pullers tonight, Oct. 19, playing folk, country and Americana for an 8 p.m. show. Saturday, Oct. 20, it’s Larry Carlin and Keystone Station for a night of bluegrass, also at 8 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21, there is no music, but an evening of dinner theater. For reservations and more info, call 935-0660.

The Big 3 Diner has Showcase the Band tonight, Oct. 19, for a 7 p.m. show.

The Ledson Lounge has William Russell tonight, Oct. 19, for a 6 p.m. show. Russell’s musical style is a combination of Latin smooth jazz, light rock, blues and melodic romantic original compositions. Saturday, Oct. 20, it’s Dan Daniels and Joyce Grant for a 7 p.m. show. There is no cover either night.



Hot 45s – Shows within a 45 minute drive from the Island

Michael Landau – Friday, Oct. 19
19 Broadway – Fairfax

Roy Rogers and the Delta Rhythm Kings – Saturday, Oct. 20
Yoshi’s – San Francisco

Jorma Kaukonen – Friday, Oct. 19
Napa Valley Opera House

Eric Martin and the Gray Coats – Friday, Oct. 19
George’s Nightclub – San Rafael

Petty Theft – Friday, Oct. 19
Mystic Theatre – Petaluma

Aaron Freeman (Gene Ween) – Friday, Oct. 19
The Independent – San Francisco

Sonny Landreth – Friday, Oct. 19
Last Day Saloon – Santa Rosa

Death Angel, Potential Threat and more – Saturday, Oct. 20
Last Day Saloon – Santa Rosa

Jamie Clark Band – Friday, Oct. 19.
Rancho Nicasio – Nicasio

Mitch Woods and his Rocket 88’s – Saturday, Oct. 20
Rancho Nicasio – Nicasio

Loretta Lynn – Monday, Oct. 22
Wells Fargo Center – Santa Rosa

Crossfire – Friday, Oct. 19
The Flamingo – Santa Rosa

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