UPBEAT’s SUMMER Entertainment Guide #2

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Five Sonoma Musicians and Bands Awarded Next Level Grants

SONOMA COUNTY, CA. ~ Creative Sonoma, a division of Sonoma County’s Eco- nomic Development Board, is pleased to announce five re- cipients of Next Level grants in the amount of $3,000 each. Grantees are Sonoma

County musicians and bands who have demonstrated they are ready to take their careers to the next level. Grants will be paired with ten hours of one-on-one

consulting with

music industry experts to help accelerate the impact of the grant funds. “For the third year, Creative Sonoma has provided a unique pairing of funds and training in order to advance our local music com- munity,” said Supervisor Da- vid Rabbitt, Chair of the Board of Supervisors. “The benefits

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of these efforts will be felt by audiences here in Sonoma but also more broadly as our Sonoma musi- cians tour the country sharing

their Sonoma

Tues July 2 - Rock Overtime Student Performance*

Wed July 3 - West Coast Songwriters* Thurs July 4 - restaurant open (no music) Fri July 5 - The Musers Sat July 6 - THUGZ & Solid Air Sun July 7 - Gypsy Kisses* (4pm) Mon July 8 - Pro Jam with Special Guest Tues July 9 - Play it Forward Student Showcase*

Wed July 10 - Irish Set Dancing* Thurs July 11 - Pistoleros Famosos Fri July 12 - Johnny Rawls Sat July 13 - The HOTS

Sun July 14 - Celtic & Irish Jam Sessions* Mon July 15 - The Blues Defenders Pro Jam*

Tues July 16 - Trivia Night* Wed July 17 - Pop Up Jam* Thurs July 18 - Stax City Fri July 19 - The Sorentinos

Sat July 20 - Michael Bolivar & Lightforce Mon July 22 - Pro Jam with Special Guest Tues July 23 - Hoytus & New Paradise* Wed July 24 - Irish Set Dancing* Thurs July 25 - Katie Cash and Easy Queen

Fri July 26 - Soul Fuse Sat July 27 - John Allair & Julia Harrell Sun July 28 - Old Time Fiddle & Irish Jam Sessions*

Mon July 29 - The Blues Defenders Pro Jam*

*Shows with an asterisk are Free!

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sounds.” Funded ac- tivities include re- cording new audio and video tracks, promotion and marketing activities, touring costs, and a cre- ative collaboration to com- pose new work. The 2019 grantees are: Kayatta (hip hop), Lenkadu (electronic), PRXZM (synth-pop), Carlos Henrique Pereira (jazz), and Trebuchet (rock). In Feb- ruary 2019, the Next Level program

also featured a

Sonoma songwriters contest and awarded local musician Bobby Jo Valentine with the

opportunity to have his origi- nal song “Grateful”

recorded with four of Nashville’s top session players as the back- ing band. To hear the new recording, go to byjovalentine/ungrate- ful-bobby-jo-valentine. To see a video

about the Next Level program, go to:

nextlevel/. For more informa- tion,

please contact

Creative Sonoma, a division of the Sonoma County Eco- nomic Development Board is dedicated to supporting and advancing the creative com- munity of Sonoma County.


Madsen at Kristen.madsen@

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