Back in the ’70s, it was a whole year, but the Sonoma Community Center is only getting him for one night, Saturday, Jan. 11, for a show that goes off at 7:30 p.m. We’re talking about Al Stewart, who had the Number 1 hit “Year of the Cat” followed up by ‘Time Passages.” The night is the kick-off event for the 2014 Winter Concert Series on the Rotary Stage in Andrews Hall, which will feature concerts every Saturday night through March. Stewart came to stardom as part of the folk revival of the late ’60s and ’70s, and developed his own distinctive style of combining folk-rock music with delicately woven tales of the great characters and events of history and continues to tour extensively throughout the United States and Europe. Tickets are available online at svbo.org, by phone by calling 938-4626 ext. 1, or in person at 276 E. Napa St., Monday through Friday, 11a.m. to 3 p.m., and 30 minutes before showtime.
John McCutcheon returns to the Sebastiani Theatre for one night only on Monday, Jan. 13, starting at 7:30 p.m. For details, see http://tinyurl.com/lp5xhjt.
Sean Carscadden, who is at the production helm of the latest album by Sarah Summers, has reported that more than 50 percent of the funding has been achieved for the production of the disc, titled “Lovely Little Things.” Summers is an amazingly talented young local singer-songwriter and worthy of the support and recognition she has received. To find out more about the project and to donate a buck or two, point your browser to sarah-summers.com.
The Annex Wine Bar has Hilary Wicht tonight, Jan. 10, kicking off at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11, it’s Fallen’ Anjel, also for a 7:30 p.m. show. There is no cover either night.
The Erik James Tasting Room has music tonight, Jan. 10, with the Left Coast Syncopators, featuring Tim Eschliman, Snakebite Jacobs and Kevin Zuffi, kicking off at 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11, it’s Austin deLone, Tim Eschliman and Bowen Brown, also for a 7 p.m. show. There is no cover either night.