The El Verano Inn will be the location for the “10 year Breakup Reunion” of the local act Driven on Saturday, Jan. 4, at 8: 30 p.m. Opening the night will be the Sons of Charles. There is no cover for the show. The Inn presents Latin night tonight, Jan. 3, with Los Traviezos de Jolibud and Atrevidos Delmar, starting at 9 p.m.
The Annex Wine Bar has the DaveEdJohn Quartet tonight, Jan. 3, kicking off at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 4, it’s Acoustic Soul, featuring the vocals of Jackie Holzhauer, also for a 7:30 p.m. show. There is no cover either night.
HopMonk Tavern Sonoma has Rick Swanger tonight, Jan. 3, for an 8:30 p.m. show. Saturday, Jan. 4, the tavern welcomes Timothy O’Neil, also for an 8:30 p.m. show. There is no cover and the shows are all-ages.
Murphy’s Irish Pub presents the Sonoma Mountain Band tonight, Jan. 3, for an 8 p.m. show. Saturday, Jan. 4, it’s the Andrew Freeman Trio, also for an 8 p.m. show. Sunday, Jan. 5, the pub has Shards of Green for an early show at 6:30 p.m.
The Erik James Tasting Room has music tonight, Jan. 3, with Charlie Hickox, Tim Eschliman and Luis Rodiguez, kicking off at 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 4, it’s Macy Blackman’s Praline Trio, also for a 7 p.m. show. There is no cover either night.
The Blue Moon Saloon welcomes Ragtag Sullivan on Saturday, Jan. 4, for a 9 p.m. show. The continuation of the blues jam is on tap for Sunday, Jan. 5. Show time is 10 p.m.
The Plaza Bistro presents the Randy Vincent Trio tonight, Jan. 3, kicking off at 7 p.m.
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Editor’s Note: While there is no shortage of great concerts in Sonoma, sometimes it is fun to get out of the Valley. Here’s what you can hear within 45 minutes of fair Sonoma.
J.M. Berry's Hot 45s
AZ/DZ AC/DC Tribute act Saturday, Jan. 4,
19 Broadway, Fairfax
Petty Theft Friday, Jan. 3,
Linda Ferro Saturday, Jan. 4,
HopMonk Tavern Novato
Reel Big Fish Tuesday, Jan. 7,
Phoenix Theatre Petaluma
Third Rail Saturday, Jan. 4,
Twin Oaks Tavern Penngrove