Who could sleep? 6 p.m. Sebastiani Winery. 933.3230.
A Case of the Willys
Live music on the mountain, as Sugarloaf Ridge State Park continues it Funky Fridays music series high above Kenwood. Mobile food truck on site. 6:30 p.m. $10 adults, up to 18 free. Funkyfridays.info.
Larry Dunlop & Bobbe Norris
Husband and wife team of vocalist Bobbe Norris and pianist/arranger /composer Larry Dunlap work a well developed jazz groove, having worked togther since the 1970s. Presented by the Sonoma Valley Jazz Society. 7 p.m. Plaza Bistro. 996.4466.
Dirty Rotten Snake in the Grass — pictured
Trio brings the funk straight from New Orleans. 7:30 p.m. Epicurean Connection. 935.7960.
Sonoma Mountain Band
Traditional and contemporary bluegrass. 7:30 p.m. Murphy’s Irish Pub. 935.0660.
Winner (out of over 13,000 entrants) in the 2013 Guitar Center Singer Songwriter Competition, the R&B rocker has played with John Mayer, members of Counting Crows, and Phil Leshand, and opened for Train. 8:30 p.m. Hopmonk Tavern. 935.9100.
Saturday, September 7
David Thom Band
Bluegrass band marked by strong vocals and inspired improvisation. 1 p.m. Hopmonk Tavern. 935.9100.
Jack Hines & Adam Traum
7:30 p.m. Epicurean Connection. 935.7960.
Rootsy originals and eclectic covers. 8:30 p.m. Hopmonk Tavern. 935.9100.
The Former Members
A.k.a. Roy Blumenfeld, drummer for the iconic The Blues Project and friends, including ‘formers’ of Paul Butterfield Blues Band.’ 9 p.m. El Verano Inn. 938.4175.
Sunday, September 8
Gypsy Jazz Caravan
Acoustic Hot Jazz ensemble goes full Django on swing standards, ballads, bossa novas, and be-bop. 1 p.m. Hopmonk Tavern. 935.9100.
Live music for exhibition of art works by Nina Gorbach. 3 p.m. Sonoma-Meritage Oyster Bar & Grille. 938.9430.
Swamp blues, New Orleans funk, folk and Americana. 7:30 p.m. Murphy’s Irish Pub. 935.0660.
Saturday, Sept. 14
‘Preserving Sonoma’ fundraising concert
A big roster of live music in support of Sonoma’s Hotel Limitation Measure: Tommy Thomsen and Friends: Whiskey Theives; Tudo Bem: JoyRide; and the Cork Pullers.
5 p.m. $20. Moose Lodge. 996.3877.
Meta-lounge band rocks it Vegas style for the annual Shake Your Bundschu dance party. Vegas-style threads encouraged. 8 p.m. $20-$99. Gundlach Bundschu Winery, 2000 Denmark St. Gunbun.com.
Sat.-Sun., Sept 21-22
BR Cohn Fall Music Festival
Bad Company (on Saturday) and Heart (on Sunday) headline the 27th annual event in the winery’s Glen Ellen amphitheatre. Lots of Doobie Brothers, plus Pablo Cruise, Gin Blossoms and more. $89-$1,000. Brcohn.com.