Special Guest Brandy Zdan
At age 80, Buddy Guy is a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, a major influence on rock titans like Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, and Stevie Ray Vaughan, a pioneer of Chicago’s fabled West Side sound, and a living link to the city’s halcyon days of electric blues. Buddy Guy has received 7 GRAMMY Awards, a 2015 Lifetime Achievement GRAMMY Award, 34 Blues Music Awards (the most any artist has received), the Billboard Magazine Century Award for distinguished artistic achievement, a Kennedy Center Honor, and the Presidential National Medal of Arts. Rolling Stone Magazine ranked him #23 in its “100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time.”
Sports Basement is hosting their 5th annual Brewfest at Santa Rosa Sports Basement on Sunday, April 15th from 2:00pm to 5:00pm. Brewfest is a celebration of Sports Basement’s Bay Area roots, centered on one thing the Bay Area does best: craft beer! The store will be hosting local breweries including Sufferfest, Lagunitas, Anderson Valley, T.W. Pitchers’, Eel River, Cloverdale & Woodfour Brewing, as well as food from local food trucks. As with all Sports Basement hosted events, 100% of proceeds from ticket sales are donated to a local beneficiary.
Tickets are $8.00 online and $10 cash at the door. Anyone can attend Brewfest, but you must be 21 years of age or older (with valid ID) to drink. Tickets and more information can be found here: Brewfest
Mavis Staples is an alchemist of American music, and has continuously crossed genre lines like no musician since Ray Charles. Weaving herself into the very fabric of gospel, soul, folk, pop, R&B, blues, rock, and even hip hop over the better part of the last 60 years, the iconic singer has seen and sung through so many changes, always rising up to meet every road unwaveringly. At the beginning of her eighth decade of singing truth, Mavis Staples has delivered a new recording, If All I Was Was Black, ten songs about America today, where the present is filled with ghosts of the past. This is her third collaboration with songwriter and producer Jeff Tweedy and marks the first time Tweedy has composed an entire album of original songs for Mavis’ legendary voice and a nation she’s uniquely poised to address.
THE 73RD ANNUAL SEBASTOPOL APPLE BLOSSOM FESTIVAL 2019
Theme: It Takes a Village to Blossom
Celebrating the Rich Diversity of our Community!
Saturday April 13, 2019
Festival & Parade
(Parade starts at 10 am
on Main St.)
Sunday April 14, 2019
Festival and Blues Music Explosion
2019 Festival Features Live Blues Performers and awesome music from nearby & around the country.
Click for the full line up.