The 27th Annual B.R. Cohn Charity Fall Music Festival Weekend Sept. 20-23

Vintner, philanthropist, and music artist manager Bruce Cohn is very pleased to announce that tickets are on sale now for the 27th Annual B.R. Cohn Charity Events Fall Music Festival, Gala Charity Auction Dinner, and the Celebrity Golf Classic. Go to www.brcohn.com for tickets and information. Concert dates are Saturday, September 21st and Sunday, September 22nd at the B.R. Cohn Winery Amphitheatre. Parking is off-site at the Sonoma Developmental Center and gates open at 10:30am.

Performing this year on the main stage are: Saturday: Bad Company with Paul Rodgers, The Doobie Brothers, Pablo Cruise, Kopecky Family Band, Lara Johnston, and Pat Simmons Jr. Sunday’s line-up includes: The Doobie Brothers, Heart, Gin Blossoms, FightClub, Lara Johnston and Pat Simmons Jr.

Performing this year on the Bea Stage (named after longtime Charity Events stage manager Bea Oliver who passed away earlier this year) are: Saturday: Jaime Kyle, The Curly Wolf featuring local Grant Benziger and perennial favorites the Rowan Brothers. Sunday acts include: new comers Paulie Hips and the Childbearers, the Rich Little Band with Jeff Bundschu and The Curly Wolf.

““This is one of the strongest line-ups in years. “Heart was just inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Bad Company has a set list for the ages and the Doobies are playing better than ever. Throw in our friends Pablo Cruise and new buddies the Gin Blossoms plus the Doobie Kids, I suggest you get your tickets early!””,” enthused Bruce Cohn.

The popular and lively charity auction and dinner will be held Friday, September 20th at the B.R. Cohn Winery’s 140-year old Olive Grove at 6pm. Tickets are $175 per person. Preparing the five-course meal will be James Beard nominee, and award winning Chef Mark Stark. Mark’s highly acclaimed restaurants include Bravas, Monti’s, Stark’s Steakhouse, Willi’s Seafood and Willi’s Wine Bar.

There will also be an acoustic musical performance by Pablo Cruise, with three of the original members. The fun-filled evening also includes the annual fundraising auction where trips, private dinners, one-of-kind big format wines and autographed guitars are auctioned away for charity.

Tickets for all Fall Festival Weekend events are on sale now at www.brcohn.com or can be purchased at the B.R. Cohn Winery Tasting Room, 15000 Sonoma Highway in Glen Ellen. Back again, after selling out the past few years, are special on-stage VIP seats that include a meet and greet with performers and fabulous food and wine, all while sitting just feet from the performances. New to this year are special side stage tickets, which include seating on the side stage just steps away from the performers, and are available for $550 and include the Stark’s food service. VIP ticket prices range from $350 – $1,000 and general admission tickets are $89 this year, and $160 for a 2-day ticket.

The celebrity golf tournament returns again to the famed Sonoma Golf Club and will be held on Monday, September 23rd. Registration begins at 8am with a 10am tee-off. Green fees are $275. For more information regarding invitations to the tournament and auction dinner please call 1-800-330-4064 ext. 126 or www.brcohn.com.

Proceeds from this year’s festival will be spread among several charities including: Sonoma Valley Education Foundation, Redwood Empire Food Bank, The Guardsmen and Sonoma’’s Field of Dreams.

Event sponsors and partners include: KFOG 104.5/99.7, 107.7 The Bone, the River 97.7, 96.9 The Eagle, KRON 4, GEV Mag, Lagunitas Brewery, the Bohemian, Fiji Water, Sonoma Index-Tribune, Stark and Co. Catering, Sonoma Chevrolet, The Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn and Spa, GSO, The Flamingo Conference and Resort, Sonoma County Tourism, Statewide, GSO and Grapevine Party Rentals.

B.R. Cohn Winery is located at 15000 Sonoma Highway 12 in Glen Ellen. The tasting room is open daily from 10am to – 5pm. Founded in 1984 by Bruce Cohn, the estate winery is known for its critically acclaimed, world-class, ultra-premium cabernet sauvignon, chardonnay, merlot, pinot noir and award winning gourmet estate olive oils, vinegars and gourmet specialty food products.

For more information please call: 1-800-330-4064 or visit www.brcohn.com.

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