Photos & Events by Geoff Wittmer ~

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Music is love, love is music,

music is life, and I love my life. T ank you and

good night. A. J. McLean

JOKES & Humor # 4

It was a cold winter day. An old man walked out onto a fro- zen lake, cut a hole in the ice, dropped in his fi shing line, and waited patiently for a bite. He was there for almost an hour, without even a nibble, when a young boy walked out onto the ice, cut a hole in the ice next to him. The young boy dropped his fi shing line and minutes later ... continued on page 30

David Luning left from Sonoma County Sausalito Art Festival

Sonoma County, CA. ~ First of all, I want to thank Paul Doyle for letting me write my column again for the Upbeat Times(my favorite paper). He is truly one of the nicest guys and best publishers I have ever met. We are going to start beyond this month with the annual Hard- ly

Strictly Blue

Grass Festival (the best free con- cert in the world so says Robert Plant and I have to agree) Here are just some high- lights from each day-3 days and 5 or 6 stages:

Friday Oct. 5th -12:00 pm to 7:00 pm, Alison Krauss, Ana Ti- joux, Dave Alvin and Jimmie Dale Gilmore with the Guilty Ones, Dave Bromberg Quintet, Sonoma County’s own - Dave Luning on the rooster stage from 12:20-1:05, The Greyboy Allstars, Mavis Staples

7:00 pm- Ani Difranco, Buddy Millers Cavalcade of Allstars featuring The Cave Singers and Tracy Nelson, Molly Tut- tle, The War and the Treaty and of course Buddy Miller. Con- tinuing on Saturday with Don Was and Friends, The Flatland- ers, Graham Nash, Los Lobos and closing out the day with Steve Earle and the Dukes.

Oct. am

On Sunday 7th 11:00 to


pm - Booker T Jones and the Stax Revue, Del McCoury Band, Justin Townes Earl, Moon Al- ice, Nick Lowes Quality Rock

and Roll Revue, Peter Rowen & Ween. Prairie Prince Pres- ents “ Tommy”

and closing and

Patty Griffen. Saturday, Oct.6th-11:00 am-

out the weekend of course is the Queen of Hardly Strictly -Emmy Lou Harris and the Red Dirt Boys. Remember that these are just some of the high- lights, not the full line up! On we go to the Fillmore with

Ani Di Franco on the 7th of October, Gary Clark Jr on the 9th, Jackie Greene on the 13th, Edie Brickell and the New Bo- hemians the 22nd and The B 52s on the 31st(Halloween) That will be a great show! This might be your last

chance or so they say to see Ozzy Osbourne at Shoreline Amphitheatre

in Mountain

Veiw on Oct. 6th! The Mystic Theatre in Pet- aluma has Dane Aviin with Jimmie Dale Gilmore and the Guilty Ones on the 6th, The Purple Ones(Prince Tribute)on the 12th, Royal Jelly Jive on the 26th and more tributes, then the Illeagles and Fleetwood Mask the 27th.

There is a fairly new night club with really good food also! It’s called the Reel - Coco Montoya (played with John Mayall for years) will be there October 5th and Lee Scatch Perry on the 21st Last but by no means least, the beautiful and great vocal- ist Ronnie Sector will be at the beautiful

Uptown Theatre in

Napa. Questions? E-mail me at

One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain. ~ Bob Marley

October 6th, 19th, & 27th, November 3rd, 9th, 17th, & 24th SEATING AT 7PM

$68 per person (tax & tip not included) includes dinner and the show Reservations required • Available for private events


707-837-0019 or online at:

Located at the Windsor Golf Club. 1320 19th Hole Dr. Windsor, CA

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