The Friday Sept. 18 Column

Stephanie Ozer

Kenwood Jazz, Blues and Barbecue Festival

It’s music and Barbecue time in Kenwood at the Kenwood Plaza park on Saturday, Sept. 19, at 1:30 p.m. as a fundraiser for the park itself that will feature Stephanie Ozer, Roger Glenn, Mark Adams and Karen Lovely. Ozer’s ensemble features As Três Meninas playing danceable Brazilian music. Ozer is a local pianist and composer, who has been nominated for Best Jazz Artist of the North Bay. She has opened for Abbey Lincoln and Phoebe Snow. Glenn’s Jazz Organ Trio is also well known to local jazz aficionados, playing standard jazz as well as the music of Brazil. Adams has played with Mike Bloomfield and Nick Gravenites for 30 plus years and electrifies audiences with his eclectic harmonica styles. His Muskadine Blues Quartet is based in Ashland, Oregon, and plays its very personal style of the blues. Lovely presents passionate, driven performances of contemporary and old school blues. She has won seven Muddy Awards. Barbecue will be provided by Big Boy Barbecue with Seed on the Go providing vegan cuisine. Tickets are available at the Kenwood Press, the Vineyards Inn or at the event the day of the show.


Unauthorized Rolling Stones

Oktoberfest – Arnold Field

For the second time in a week, the Unauthorized Rolling Stones will hit Sonoma Valley, on Saturday Sept. 19, for the Oktoberfest that is being put on by the Sonoma Valley Youth Soccer Association. The music is just a portion of the all-day event to be held at Arnold Field, which will feature a semi-pro soccer match between the Sonoma Sol and Club Marin, local food and drink vendors, picture day for the Sonoma Youth Soccer leagues and more. There will also be rides and games for children. The music portion of the day gets underway at 2 p.m. with the local act Radar, followed by Codi Binkley and Friends at 3:30 p.m. and the Unauthorized Rolling Stones at 5:30 p.m. The soccer match takes place after the music and under the lights at Arnold Field. The day-time events, including the music are free and open to the public but there is an admission fee for the game. All proceeds will benefit the Sonoma Youth Soccer League. For more info, point your browser to


Set List – The Rundown

The Sonoma Speakeasy and American Music Hall
452 First St. E. ste. G. Sonoma – 996-1364.

Tonight, Sept. 18, Tudo Bem – 8 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 19, Full Circle – 4:30 p.m. – Charlie Hickox, Tim Eschliman & Lou Rodriguez – 8 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 20, Diva Singer Night and Community Jam with Dallis Craft and Karla Downey – 7:30 p.m.
Monday. Sept. 21, Graceland Unplugged with Dallis Craft – 7:30 p.m.

Annex Wine Bar
865 W. Napa St. Sonoma – 938-7779

Tonight, Sept. 18, Calvin Ross and Friends – 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 19, Full Circle – 7:30 p.m.

Murphy’s Irish Pub
464 First St. E. Sonoma – 935-0660.

Friday, Sept. 18, the Perfect Crime – 8 p.m.

Sebastiani Winery and Vineyards
389 Fourth St. E. Sonoma – 933-3230

Tonight, Sept. 18, BackTrax – 6 p.m.

Rossi’s 1906 Dancehall
401 Grove St. El Verano – 343-0044

Tonight, Sept. 18, DJ Isaak – 9 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 19, Paulies Garage – 9 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 20, Tri-Tip Trio – 5 p.m..

HopMonk Tavern
691 Broadway Sonoma – 935-9100

Tonight, Sept. 18, Paul Hull – 5 p.m. – Rick Ray – 8 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 19, Jon Gonzales – 1 p.m. Loosely Covered – 8 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 20, Craig Corona– 1 p.m.

B&V Whiskey Bar and Grille
400 First St. E. Sonoma – 938-7110

Tonight, Sept. 18, DJ Cal – 9:30 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 19, DJ Hi – C – 9:30 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 20, Hard Travelin’ Dylan Tribute – 3 p.m.

B. R. Cohn Winery
15000 Sonoma Hwy. Glen Ellen – 800-330-4064

Sunday, Sept. 20, Roem Baur – 2 p.m.

Swiss Hotel
18 W Spain St. Sonoma – 938-2884

Saturday, Sept. 19, Train Wreck Junction – 3 p.m.

Epicurean Connection
122 W Napa St. Sonoma – 935-7960

Tonight, Sept. 18, Kepi Ghoulie – 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 19, The Cutbacks – 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 20, Dave Hamilton – 1 p.m.

Sonoma Valley Regional Library
755 W. Napa St. Sonoma – 996-5217

Saturday, Sept. 19, Bob Gossett – 2 p.m.

Arnold Field
180 First St. W, Sonoma – 815-8061

Saturday, Sept. 19, Radar, Codi Binkley and Friends plus the Unauthorized Rolling Stones – 2 p.m.

Schelville Grill
22900 Broadway, Sonoma – 996-5151

Saturday, Sept. 19, Butch Engle – 12:45 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 20, Butch Engle – 12:45 p.m.

Plaza Bistro
420 First St E. Sonoma – 996-4466

Tonight, Sept. 18, Noel Jewkes – 7 p.m.

Sonoma Barracks
20 E. Spain St, Sonoma – 935-6382

Sunday, Sept. 20, Kevin Frazier – 11 a.m.

Kenwood Plaza Park
200 Warm Springs Road, Kenwood

Saturday, Sept. 19, Kenwood Jazz and Blues festival – Stephanie Ozer, Roger Glenn, Mark Adams and Karen Lovely

Palooza Gastropub and Beer Garden
8910 Sonoma Hwy, Kenwood – 833-4000

Tonight, Sept. 18 – Beatbox competition – 5 p.m.

Olde Sonoma Public House
18615 Sonoma Hwy. Boyes Hot Springs – 938-7587

Sunday, Sept. 20, Karaoke – 7:30 p.m.

Blue Moon Saloon
19380 Sonoma Hwy. Sonoma – 996-3055

Saturday, Sept. 19, Karaoke – 9 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 20, Blues Jam – all welcome – 10 p.m.


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