Hot Club of Cow Town in town
James Marshall Berry
The Tuesday night market will have Jeff Campbell and Andy Weller under the palm tree tonight, May 10, kicking off at 6 p.m.
The Tuesday night market after-party at Murphy's Irish Pub will feature Adam Traum and the Traumatics at 7:30 p.m.
Olde Sonma Public House has the debut of David T. Carter on Thursday, May 12, for a 7 p.m. show.
There is an open jam, hosted by the Tri Tip Trio at Little Switzerland on Thursday, May 12, that goes off at 8 p.m.
Murphy's Irish Pub has Open Mic on Thursday, May 12, and the featured performer will be Sarah Summers. The music kicks off at 7 p.m.
Cornerstone Sonoma and Meadowcroft Winery continues its Sonoma Songwriter series with the father-son team of Tom and Dan Martin on Thursday, May 12, playing solo sets. To break things up, Chi McClean will be in the mix as well. You may have seen Chi in the back lot of the Sonoma International Film Festival. Reservations for the show can be made by calling 934-4090.
The Hot Club of Cow Town will be in town for one night on Thursday, May 12, at the Sonoma Community Center for an 8 p.m. show. For tickets, call 933-4626.
Murphy's Irish Pub has the Hellhounds at the pub at 8 p.m. on Friday, May 13.
The Plaza Bistro will feature Larry Vuckovich and Beyond on Friday, May 13, for a 7 p.m. show.
Steiners Tavern will have a special show just for Paul Spadero, the proprietor of the tavern, on Friday, May 13, at 9 p.m., with an appearance by the South Bay band Cross Fire, playing a night of Santana songs and more as a tribute act.
Jacuzzi Family Winery welcomes the Peresson Quartet to the winery for a one-night show Friday, May 13, which will kick off at 6 p.m. The show will feature Sonoma violin prodigy Nigel Armstrong, along with Luanne Homzy, Min-Kyung Sung and Julian Schwarz. Tickets are available from the website, www.sonomaclassical.org, or at the door.
Hopmonk Tavern Sonoma will have Michael L. Castle for a show Friday, May 13, for a 6 p.m. start time.
If your gig isn't in my column, you didn't tell me about it.
Be sure to check the Friday edition of the Index-Tribune for the complete rundown of all the weekend's musical events.
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