14• July 2018 • UPBEAT TIMES, INC. Through September 2018 Rodney Strong Summer Concert Series

Starting in July 2018


Through September 11th

Broadway Under the Stars, Jack London State Historic Park in Sonoma

Michael McDonald plays July 8th! One of the world’s most distinctive singing voices, Michael McDonald has had a long career as a member of Steely Dan, The Doobie Brothers, and as a successful solo artist and songwriter. He released his first new album in nearly a decade last September, Wide Open, so expect some new songs along with his greatest hits.

Sonoma ~

County, CA.

Another summer va- cation, another Rodney Strong Vineyards summer concert series to get ex- cited about. The popular Sonoma County winery is opening up their outdoor venue and terrace to the best voices in music, in- cluding Motown legends, singers, songwriters, and guitarists.

Attendees are encour-

aged to pack up their picnic supplies for some outdoor music and fun, right in the middle of the vineyards. Rodney Strong wines (like their Rosé of Pinot Noir, Alexander Val- ley Cabernet, or Sonoma Coast Chardonnay), non- alcoholic beverages, and farm-to-table eats from North Bay

Area food

trucks will be available to purchase at each event. LANES Double Decker The Temptations & The Four Tops August 26, 2018 14 • July 2018 • UPBEAT TIMES, INC. 300 Golf Course Dr.Rohnert Park, CA 94928 *

Sign Up Now! *Program runs through September 2nd, 2018

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Glen Ellen, CA. ~ Tony Gonza- lez, director and choreographer of Stairway To Paradise, has let us release ten of the songs from the show! If you already know these songs, Tony says, that he hopes “you hear the songs in a new way. And if these songs are not familiar to you, I hope you hear the message of being in the moment of life and enjoying whichever step you are at on the Stairway To Paradise.” Read on to see the playlist and what Tony has to say about how each song fits into this show. These songs, sung by the Transcendence Art- ists in the magical Jack London State

Historic Park will un-

doubtedly be the BEST NIGHT EVER! Contact our Box Office at 877-424-1414, ext 1. Or www.

Music Festivals at Johnson’s Beach, Monte Rio

Russian River

The Forestville Certified

Farmer’s Market

Monte Rio, CA. ~ Ev- ery summer, Johnson’s Beach hosts a music festi- val

dedicated an to bringing

people together for a series of live Blues performances. With

international food

court, vendor village, and wine garden, this festival provides the opportunity to enjoy your favorite Blues artists up close and personal, or while swim- ming in the Russian River!


Forestville, CA. ~ Opens on Tues., June 5, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. and runs Tuesdays through Sept. 11, 2018, except for the July 3 event will move to Wed. July 4. Holiday pig roast, oysters hamburgers & hotdogs! Beer & wine two bands: Joy Ride and Dog Gone Ounery. Family fun and the freshest pro- duce the local area has to offer! Specialty food items, beverages, including wine and beer; artisan gifts of jewelry, beauty products, clothing and gift items; lively mu- sic. FREE to attend. At the For- estville Downtown Park, 6990 Front St, Forestville, CA 95436 across from Shear Pleasure Sa- lon and Canetti’s Restaurant. Visit our website at www.Forestville- For more in- formation, call Wendy Flowers at 707-481-3565 or 707 887-2561. Email:


707- 585-0226 “Don’t be pushed around by the fears in your mind. Be led by the dreams in your heart.” ~ Roy T. Bennett

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