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Gypsy Jubilee at Annex Wine Bar

WILDFLOWER WEED will be among the bands performing Saturday at the Annex Wine Bar’s Gypsy Jubilee that runs from 2 to 9:30 p.m.

WILDFLOWER WEED will be among the bands performing Saturday at the Annex Wine Bar’s Gypsy Jubilee that runs from 2 to 9:30 p.m.

James Marshall Berry/Index-Tribune Music Columnist

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It’s a “Hippie Hoe-Down” of sorts, and they’re calling it the Gypsy Jubilee which includes a full day of music, arts and crafts and food on Saturday, June 21, at Annex Wine Bar, kicking off at 2 p.m. and running until 9:30 p.m. with a full slate of local music acts and local craft vendors as well.

The music line-up brings in Wildflower Weed, Don Trotta, J. M. Berry, Jeff Falconer, John Wilson, Sue Albano’s new band Tsunami, Wildflower Weed and Friends, Acoustic Soul and many special guests sitting in throughout the day.

Craft vendors include hand-dyed clothing, Lucia Blu and Ramona Walker Jewelry, Penny Byrd, Herbal Products, Valley Ford Mercantile and Wool Mill, tarot card readings by Joia and more. The event is free and open to the public, but the venue is 21 and over only. Friendly dogs on a leash are also welcome.

Annex Wine Bar also has music tonight, June 20, with Dawn Angelosante and Deirdre Egan, for a 7:30 p.m. show.

The B. R. Cohn Fall Festival has announced another act in the line-up for the show to be held Sept. 19 through 22, with John Waite of the Babys fame playing both concert days and also at the Friday night auction dinner. He joins Peter Frampton, Huey Lewis and the News, the Wallflowers, Los Lonely Boys, members of Little Feat and additional acts to be announced at the annual charity festival. For tickets and more info, point your browser to brcohnfallfestival.org.

Sebastiani Winery and Vineyards presents local bluesmen the Hellhounds tonight, June 20, in the tasting room for a 6 p.m. show. The venue is child and dog friendly, and there is no cover, but no outside alcohol is allowed.

Funky Fridays continue at Sugarloaf Ridge State Park tonight, June 20, at 6:30 p.m. with MotorDude Zydeco playing Creole dance music from Southwest Louisiana.

The band creates a distinctive roots-oriented music blending traditional zydeco with rhythm and blues. Members of the band are Billy Wilson on accordion, Lloyd Meadows on vocals and fratoir, Willy Jordon on vocals and drums, John Graham on guitar and Dennis Calloway on bass. For more info, point your browser to FunkyFridays.info.

B. R. Cohn Winery continues the Sunday afternoon music series. Sunday, June 22, at 2 p.m. with a free show on the tasting room lawn that features Jason Bodlovich. The venue is also dog friendly.

Viansa Winery in Carneros presents the Veraison Band on Saturday, June 21, for a noon start time. The act draws inspiration from smooth jazz, Euro-style and classic Latin artists such as Acoustic Alchemy, The Shadows and Antonio Carlos Jobim, reinventing their tunes with its own style. There is no cover.

Schug Winery in Carneros welcomes Randy Cook and Dann Walters for a show on Saturday, June 21, kicking off at 1 p.m. There is no cover.

The Erik James Tasting Room has music tonight, June 20, with Willis, Cochran and Essex kicking off at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 21, it’s the Left Coast Syncopators, with “Snakebite” Jacobs, Tim Eschliman and Kevin Zuffi, also for a 7 p.m. show. There is no cover either night.

The Plaza Bistro welcomes Le Hot Jazz tonight, June 20, at 7 p.m. Bandleader Paul Mehling, also leader of Hot Club San Francisco, and the man dubbed the godfather of American gypsy jazz, discovered the music of Django Reinhardt and the quintet of the Hot Club of France in grammar school. Decades later the music that took root in his young soul finally bore fruit. “We have a swing or die approach to the music that’s distinctly American. We’re trying to challenge the tendency to slavishly imitate Django’s style, without watering down the gypsy tradition or diluting the music …” There is no cover for the show.

Popo’s Party Barn has a party just for children featuring a “Frozen” sing-a-long tonight June 20, that kicks off at 6 p.m. Popo’s Party Barn is at 19622 Eighth St. E. For more info, call 938-1800.

Soprano Anastasia Encarnacion and mandolinist David Garelick will be presenting a performance of classical Italian music and Neapolitan songs at Della Santina’s Trattoria, tonight, June 20, starting at 8 p.m.

Palooza in Kenwood welcomes Sue Albano’s new act Tsunami to the back patio tonight, June 20, for a 7 p.m. show.

The Moose Lodge presents Showcase the Band on Sunday, June 22, for an afternoon of dancing, kicking off at 4 p.m. Tickets will be available at the door.

Burgers and Vine presents the Sean Carscadden Trio tonight, June 20, kicking off at 9:30 p.m. The act plays a blend of roots rock, funk, folk and blues. Carscadden has been heavily influenced by the blues in his guitar and songwriting. Saturday, June 21, it’s Paulie Hips and the Childbearers. This could easily be one of the freshest acts in the Valley, laying down punk with an Iggy Pop vibe. If you haven’t seen them yet, this would be your chance. Opening the show, from Los Angeles, is the Naked Time. Showtime is 9:30 p.m. There is no cover for either show.

Murphy’s Irish Pub has the Sally Haggard Trio tonight, June 20, for an 8 p.m. show. The pub presents the Perfect Crime playing American roots music on Saturday, June 21, for an 8 p.m. show. Sunday, June 22, it’s an early show with the Mosey Boys, starting at 6 p.m.

HopMonk Tavern Sonoma has Nate Lopez on the beer garden stage today, June 20, for a 5 p.m. show. Later, on the tavern stage, it’s Tony Gibson at 8:30 p.m. Saturday, June 21, the beer garden stage welcomes Gypsy Jazz Caravan for a 1 p.m. show, later that night, the tavern stage has the Jamie Clark Band for an 8:30 p.m. show. Sunday, June 22, it’s an afternoon show on the beer garden stage at 1 p.m. with Michael Bloch. There is no cover and the shows are family-friendly.

The Epicurean Connection presents Ian Franklin and Infinite Frequency tonight, June 20, for a 7:30 p.m. show. Saturday, June 21, it’s Jake Barrett playing jazz piano, also for a 7:30 p.m. start. Sunday, June 22, it’s an early start for Dave Hamilton, kicking off at 1 p.m.

The Blue Moon Salon has classic rock from Triple XXX on Saturday, June 21, starting at 9 p.m. Sunday, June 22, the saloon presents the continuation of the blues jam, starting at 9:30 p.m. There is no cover.

If your gig isn’t in my column, you didn’t tell me about it. Hit me up at jmberry@sonomamusic.com.

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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.

• Wonderbread 5 – Friday, June 20; 19 Broadway – Fairfax; 415-459-0293

• Jerry Hannan – Friday, June 20; HopMonk Tavern – Sebastopol; 829-7300

•  Zepparella – Saturday, June 21; Mystic Theatre – Petaluma; 765-2121

• Shana Morrison – Saturday, June 21; Rancho Nicasio – Nicasio; 415-662-2219

• Wendy DeWitt – Sunday, June 22; Rancho Nicasio – Nicasio; 415-662-2219

• Zeppelin Live – Friday, June 20; The Fenix – San Rafael; 415-813-5600

• Amy Hogan – Sunday, June 22; The Fenix – San Rafael; 415-813-5600

• 10,000 Maniacs – Saturday, June 21; City Winery – Napa; 260-1600

• Whiskey and Circumstance – Friday, June 20; Twin Oaks Tavern – Penngrove; 795-5118

• David T. Carter and Trailer Park Rangers – Saturday, June 21;  Twin Oaks Tavern – Penngrove; 795-5118

• The Pulsators and Ten Foot Tone – Saturday, June 21; Zodiacs – Petaluma; 773-7751