The Night Life

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by Geoff Wittmer

Sonoma County, CA. ~ It is a pretty slow month music wise, but starting at the Mys- tic in Petaluma with Corduroy (a Pearl Jam Tribute Band) on 4/13 - The Purple Ones (Trib- ute to Prince) on 4/19 Mid- nite North with special guests Ben Morrison (from Brothers

Stevie Nicks and Mike Blackwell from Tom Petty ©2019 Geoff Wittmer

Comatose) and Erika Tietjen (from T Sisters) on 4/20. At the Hopmonk in Seba- stopol, Poor Mans Whiskey will be doing an Allman Broth- ers Tribute on 4/12 and doing their regular show on 4/13 and the Trapeze Worldwide Bass and Burlesque will be there on 4/20.

In Napa at the Uptown The- Happy New Year! Value Night Special! Monday & Wednesday Nights Only!

Two Hours of Bowling + Shoe Rental No reservations, but you can

$12 Each person!

Starts at 9:30pm

check in early at 8p.m. Bowling starts at 9:30. Price includes 2 hours of play and shoe rental.

707-585-0226 Details at:

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“Ask not what you can do for your country. Ask what’s for lunch.”

Orson Welles Do you know where this is? “Today was good. Today was fun. Tomorrow is another one.” ~ Dr. Seuss

atre you can catch Michael Mc- Donald on 4/18 and Ron White on 4/27 for 2 shows at 7:00pm and 9:30.

The Fillmore in S.F. will be rocking with Y&T with Mi- chael Sweet (of Stryper) on 4/6.

The Sweetwater in Mill

Valley will have a band called Pink Talking Fish - A fusion of

Pink Floyd, Talking Heads and Phish on 4/5 (wow!) - Petty Theft (Tom Petty Tribute) for 2 nights on 4/12 and 4/13 - Los Lobos on 4/14 and a John Simon Book Release Party (producer from The Band) with (“ Music from Big Pink, The Band and the Last Waltz) and, Big Brother & The Hold- ing Company with Janis Jop- lin (Cheap Thrills) and much more on 4/18.

Just in case you don’t know, next month at Levi’s stadium in Santa Clara: The Rolling Stones will be there on May 18th!

The first advertisement for jelly beans was supposedly published in the Chicago Daily News on July 5, 1905.

Biltong is the South African form of Jerky. It is cut thicker than jerky, up to an inch thick, and is made from most any type of meat - beef, game meats or even ostritch.

Coffee was first cultivated in Ethiopia.

Okra is native to tropical areas of Africa, and was cultivated in Egypt in the 12th century.


Fun Trivia - 5

California discovered the commercial potential of raisins quite by accident. In 1873, a freak hot spell withered the grapes on the vine. One enterprising San Francisco grocer advertised these shriveled grapes as “Peruvian Delicacies” and the rest is history. California is now the world’s leading producer of raisins.

Geoff W.

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