Taft Street Introduces – A Little Street Music

Taft Street Winery is excited to announce its summer music series – A LITTLE STREET MUSIC. On the last Sunday of the month from May through August some of Sonoma County’s most popular bands will perform in our outdoor picnic area adjacent to our newly renovated Tasting Room. This summer’s acts include Bottle Shock, Blue & Lonesome, The Smilin’ Iguanas, and The Rhythm Rangers.

The events are free. The Tasting Room opens at 11am, with music from 3pm to 6pm. All our Tasting Room exclusives are available for purchase by the glass or bottle. Bring a picnic and we’ll supply the wine. Enjoy the summer – Taft Street Style.

Help us make A LITTLE STREET MUSIC a summer tradition.


May 27, 2012 – Bottle Shock: Bottle Shock produces an original sound best described as toe tappin’ music for the mind, body and soul. With a style firmly based in American roots music the band has its own little sound going on. Come have a look and a listen; it won’t take long for you to become SHOCKED!

June 24, 2012 – Blue & Lonesome: This traditional bluegrass band consists of Ed Neff, Mike Wilhoyte, Larry Cohea, Paul Shelasky and Jeff King. Blue & Lonesome has captured the traditional sound of bluegrass music, incorporating the experience and talents of five of the top traditional players in the business today.

July 29,1012 – The Smilin’ Iguanas: The Smilin’ Iguanas feature a collaboration of three West Sonoma County songwriters, with unique commentaries on life and relationships. The wide ranging songs are delivered with wry humor, strong vocals, and the spirited instrumental interplay of the five piece ensemble.

August 26, 2012 – The Rhythm Rangers: The Rhythm Rangers is a kickass Sonoma County band made up of great players and nice fellas. The Rangers pull from the great Americana songbook, mixing Bob Willis – style western swing with alt – country sounds reminiscent of Merle Haggard, and finishing off with the rockin’ blues in the style made famous by blues great Willie Dixon.

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