Joe Chaplain Band plays to benefit the troops

Joe Chaplain

Joe Chaplain

James Marshall Berry/Index-Tribune Music Columnist


The Tuesday Night Market has Fred McCarty under the palm tree tonight, Sept. 24, starting at 6 p.m.

The Blue Moon Saloon has Tunn-Up Tuesdays with DJ Saucy 1 and special guests tonight, Sept. 24, at 9:30 p.m.

The El Verano Inn presents “Open-Mic Tuesdays” hosted by Paulie Hips tonight, Sept. 24, kicking off at 9 p.m. It is also lingerie night.

Murphy’s Irish Pub has the “After Party” tonight, Sept. 24, with barbecued oysters and an appearance by Adam Traum kicking off at 7:30 p.m.

HopMonk Tavern Sonoma has Open-Mic on Wednesday, Sept. 25, with sign-ups at 7:30 p.m.

Murphy’s Irish Pub welcomes the Fairfax Social Club on Thursday, Sept. 26, for a 7:30 p.m. show.

Pearls Diner will be hosting the Joe Chaplian Band on Thursday, Sept. 26, for a benefit for the American Legion. There will be classic cars, raffles and much more. The evening gets underway at 5:30 p.m.

The Epicurean Connection has Rovetti and Meatballs Thursday, Sept. 26, for a 7:30 p.m. show.

Sebastiani Winery and Vineyards presents the Rolling Blackouts in the tasting room on Friday, Sept. 27. The night kicks off at 6 p.m.

The Annex Wine Bar welcomes Michael L. Castle on Friday, Sept. 27, for a 7:30 p.m. show.

HopMonk Tavern Sonoma presents Matt Bradford on Friday, Sept. 27, on the garden stage, kicking off at 5 p.m. Later, on the tavern stage, it’s Tommy Thomsen for an 8:30 p.m. show. There is no cover for either show.

Murphy’s Irish Pub has the Noma Rocksteady Band on Friday, Sept. 27, for an 8 p.m. show.

The Eric K. James tasting room welcomes Nelson Lunding, Snakebite Jacobs and Tim Eschliman on Friday, Sept. 27, for a 7 p.m. show.

The Plaza Bistro welcomes Bryan Girard on Friday, Sept. 27, for a 7 p.m. show. There is no cover.

The Epicurean Connection has the Butterdishes on Friday, Sept. 27, for a 7:30 p.m. show.

The Valley of the Moon Vintage Festival gets underway on Friday, Sept. 27, with the Patrons Night Gala held inside the Sonoma Barracks, when Tainted Love takes the stage at 7:30 p.m. Tickets will be available at the door or in advance by pointing your browser to valleyofthemoonvintagefestival.com.

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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