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James Marshall Berry/Index-Tribune Music Columnist


The Tuesday Night Market has Hard Travelin’ under the palm tree tonight, Oct. 22, starting at 6 p.m.

The Blue Moon Saloon has Tunn-Up Tuesdays with DJ Saucy 1 and special guests tonight, Oct. 22, at 9:30 p.m.

The El Verano Inn presents “Open-Mic Tuesdays” hosted by Paulie Hips tonight, Oct. 22, kicking off at 9 p.m. It is also lingerie night.

HopMonk Tavern Sonoma has Open-Mic on Wednesday, Oct. 23, with sign-ups at 7:30 p.m.

The Black Bear Dinerwill be benefiting the Sonoma Valley High School music department with a “Dine and Donate” day on Wednesday, Oct. 23, with student performances happening from 2:30 to 9 p.m.

The Annex Wine Bar has Lynne Orweller for a show that will include dark songs and a tribute to Linda Ronstadt on Thursday, Oct. 24, for a 7:30 p.m. show.

Viansa Winery presents Gator Nation (formerly Gator Beat) for a party at the winery on Thursday, Oct. 24, kicking off at 5:30 p.m.

The Annex Wine Bar welcomes Acoustic Soul on Friday, Oct. 25, for a 7:30 p.m. show.

The Eric K. James tasting room welcomes the Left Coast Syncopators, featuring Tim Eschliman, Snakebite Jacobs and Kevin Zuffi on Friday, Oct. 25, for a 7 p.m. show.

The Plaza Bistro has Cynthia Tarr on Friday, Oct. 25, for a 7 p.m. show. There is no cover.

Muscardini Cellars in Kenwood presents “Wine Down Friday” on Friday, Oct. 25, with the Cork Pullers on the deck, kicking off at 5 p.m.

Murphy’s Irish Pub has the Mosey Boys on Friday, Oct. 25, for a, 8 p.m. show.

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.

J. M. Berry knows the local music scene. He also knows website services and social media marketing. Check out his other skills at jmberry.com.