The female vocal group Defying Gravity will be back in Andrews Hall at the Sonoma Community Center tonight, Nov. 5, and Wednesday, Nov. 6, for shows that will feature a bit of musical reflection with a dash of this and that from some of your favorite talk shows. Showtime both nights is 7 p.m. and tickets can be found at the door, if available or in advance at

The Blue Moon Saloon has Tunn-Up Tuesdays with DJ Saucy 1 and special guests tonight, Nov. 5, at 9:30 p.m.

The El Verano Inn presents “Open-Mic Tuesdays” hosted by Paulie Hips tonight, Nov. 5, kicking off at 9 p.m. It is also lingerie night.

HopMonk Tavern Sonoma has Open-Mic on Wednesday, Nov. 6, with sign-ups at 7:30 p.m.

The Annex Wine Bar presents Hard Travelin’ on Friday, Nov. 8, for a 7:30 p.m. show.

The Eric K. James tasting room welcomes Macy Blackman and the Praline Trio on Friday, Nov. 8, for a 7 p.m. show.

The Plaza Bistro has the Kelly Fuller Trio on Friday, Nov. 8, for a 7 p.m. show. There is no cover.

HopMonk Tavern Sonoma welcomes the Reefer Twins on Friday, Nov. 8, for an 8:30 p.m. show.

Gundlach Bundschu Winery presents the Family of the Year in the old barn on Friday, Nov. 8, for a 6:30 p.m. show. For tickets and more info, point your browser to

The Epicurean Connection has Tom Martin on Friday, Nov. 8, for a 7:30 p.m. show.

Belly dance superstar Nathalie Tedrick will present the ‘Club Night Belly Dance Workout” on Friday, Nov. 8 at the Sonoma Community Center. The event will also feature Jon Williams as the resident DJ. Tickets will be available at the door.

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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