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34th Annual Cotati Jazz Festival: Free Concerts, Multiple Venues, Food, Wine and Beer
“The event takes place all over downtown Cotati but is centered in La Plaza Park,” said festival coordinator André Morrow. “Bring a blanket or lawn chair and kick back in the park listening to some of the best musicians in Sonoma County.”
Venues and Bands
The bandstand in La Plaza Park features three acts:
• The Matt Silva Project (funky jazz quartet with a blues and soul base) at 12:00 pm
• Planet B (septet performing original compositions with influences of rock, swing, reggae, calypso and bossa nova) at 1:40 pm
• Phoney Abalone (New Orleans-style funk quintet with other influences) at 3:20 pm
The 8 Ball Tavern presents the Hellhounds, a popular classic and original blues band, from 1 – 4 pm.
The Redwood Café showcases Gold Coast Jazz, a Dixieland and swing sextet, from 4 – 9 pm.
The Cotati Yacht Club and Friar Tucks will also have live jazz.
Food Vendors to date include The BBQ Spot, Thai Essence, Mammy's Yammys, Frozen Art Ice Cream and Russotti's Concessions.
Adults, 21 years of age and older, may purchase beer from Lagunitas Brewing Company or wine from the Cotati Chamber.
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