UPBEAT TIMES: 2019 Pre-HOLIDAY GUIDE by Shekeyna Black ~

Sonoma County, CA. ~ Celebrating 6 years of the Musical Notes column with an A to Z overview of some of

the a facts.

Aqus Café in Petal- uma features 60’s/70’s rock duo, Chime Trav- elers on 10/26. Barlow (Sebastopol) presents world-re- nowned Poncho San- chez & His Latin Jazz Band on 10/13. Cloverdale Music Workshop takes place on the second Wednesday each month. Dance Center, historic

located Railroad in Square

offers, “a comprehensive dance program.” Elephant in the Room in Healdsburg hosts The High- way Poets for their show on 10/4. Flamingo Resort in Santa Rosa offers Batacha and Salsa dance lessons. Graton Resort & Casino presents the legendary Wil-

music few

lights taking place in Sonoma County along with

random high-

10pm. Loud & Clear is a community music store run by musi- cians in Cotati. Mystic Theater welcomes Hip Hop artist KRS- One on 10/13. Nobody

likes a

world without Mu- sic! Oktoberfest in Cotati takes place on 10/13 and fea- tures Authentic German Music. Phoenix


lie Nelson & Family in Con- cert on 10/16. Halloween with Harry Potter is part of the 10/27 Santa Rosa Symphony Family Concert Series. Inn of the Beginning, where the Grateful Dead were reg- ulars, was founded in Cotati in 1968. Just Dance! Is a Face- book group that shares dance and music events in Sonoma County. KBBF 89.1 FM showcases Late Night Oldies with Juan Roman every Sunday at

brings back their annual Hallow-

een cover band show on 10/26.

Quartet Andoni performs at Unity of Santa Rosa on 10/6. River Theater in Guerneville is making a come-back after being damaged in the 2019 flood. SoCo Dance Beat is an on- line calendar that focuses on venues and bands with danceable music. Twin

Oaks features the

band Silas Fermoy on 10/11. (See band photo on this page.) Unmasking the Stars is the name of the season-opener of the Santa Rosa Sym- phony. Vintage guitars can be found at Tall Toad Music in Petaluma.

Willy Jordan, 2x Grammy Nominee brings A Case of the Willy’s to Redwood Cafe on 10/24. Xylophone is a musical in- strument in the percussion family with wooden bars struck by mallets. Y&T, one of the original hard rock bands from the 70’s, plays the Mystic in No- vember. Zach Hammer’s Turn to Light album makes for a great holiday gift idea.

Thank you for reading Musical Notes in Sonoma County. Long Live the MUSIC!

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