Our Summer Songwriters In Sonoma music series continues on Thursday, August 16 with Chris James, Steve Kritzer and Ash Thursday. (see musican bios below)
Doors open at 6:00 p.m. for dinner. Last month's menu included stuffed meatball sliders that were absolutely OUT OF THIS WORLD! We wonder what Margie will make this month? Showtime is at 7 p.m.
Tickets are $10 per person. Reservations may be made by calling the Meadowcroft Wines tasting room 707-934-4090.
Songwriters In Sonoma is presented each month by Meadowcroft Wines, hosted and booked by Sonoma Valley Music and sponsored by Music Nomad.
Growing up outside of Portland, Maine, Chris James made a name for himself drawing on influences such as Johnny Cash, Tom Petty, Bruce Springsteen and Paul Simon. He moved to San Francisco, formed a band, and spent many years traveling between both coasts. He recently put together a new band, Chris James and the Showdowns, who are currently working on a CD.
Steve Kritzer is an award winning South Bay singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, studio musician, teacher and human jukebox. Steve is a main stage regular at the Fiddlers Green Festival in Ireland, the Bluebird Café in Nashville, the Kerrville Folk Festival in Texas and all points in between. He has recorded four popular CD’s and is currently working on his fifth release.
Singer-songwriter Ash Thursday has been writing and performing music for 15 years. Her writing is a combination of rock with pop sensibilities coupled with abundant hooks and harmony. She has fronted several noted North Bay bands including Escape Engine, No More Stereo and Kindness and Lies, and has performed in many of the area’s top venues including the Great American Music Hall, Bottom of the Hill, Café Du Nord, Slim’s and Yoshi’s.