In its 27th year, the Rodney Strong Summer Concert Series presented by Montgomery Village features great entertainers, award-winning wines, and local food purveyors at the scenic Concert Green & Terrace setting at Rodney Strong Vineyards. The 2017 lineup includes:
Saturday, July 8
In the course of Chris Isaak’s career, he has released nine albums, 12 singles, been nominated for two Grammy awards, acted in several motion pictures and starred in his own critically acclaimed TV series. With his distinctively seductive voice and super-suave style, Isaak’s legendary shows have entertained thousands of worldwide fans for more than two decades. Even his hair has its own fan club.
Sunday, July 23
Kenny Loggins’ remarkable four-decade-plus career has taken him from the top of the charts to the toast of the Grammys. From “I’m Alright” to “Footloose,” to “Danger Zone,” he’s had smash hits on Hollywood’s favorite soundtracks, rocked worldwide stages and found his way into children’s hearts while bringing his smooth, beautiful voice to platinum albums of a stunning variety of genres.
Sunday, August 27
For more than two decades, multi-Grammy-Award-winning master trumpeter and composer Chris Botti has amassed a spectacular variety of honors to become the nation’s largest selling instrumental artist. His mesmerizing performances with an array of music legends — from Sting to Barbra Streisand, Tony Bennett to Andrea Bocelli – have cemented his place as one of the most brilliant and inspiring forces of the contemporary music scene.
Saturday, September 9
Kool & The Gang
Kool & The Gang has sold more than 70 million albums worldwide, influencing the music of three generations. With songs like “Celebration,” “Cherish,” “Jungle Boogie,” “Summer Madness” and “Open Sesame,” they’ve earned two Grammy Awards, seven American Music Awards, 25 Top Ten Rhythm & Blues hits, nine Top Ten hits and 31 gold and platinum albums. Their funk and jazzy arrangements have also made them the most sampled band of all time.
Surrounded by acres of scenic vineyards, concert-goers are treated to intimate, unforgettable musical performances in a picturesque, summertime setting. Rodney Strong wines, non-alcoholic beverages and an array of delectable fare will be available.
Series packages start from $356 per person. Individual concerts start from $89 per person. Tickets are available online at www.rodneystrongconcertseries.com, 1-800-514-3849 by phone, or in person at the Rodney Strong Tasting Room from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. daily.
Rodney Strong Vineyards is located at 11455 Old Redwood Highway, off Highway 101 just south of the town of Healdsburg in Sonoma County. The winery is one hour north of the Golden Gate Bridge.
Sponsors include Rodney Strong Vineyards, Montgomery Village and Charles M Schulz – Sonoma County Airport. For event information, visit www.rodneystrongconcertseries.com.
About Rodney Strong Vineyards
Rodney Strong Vineyards is dedicated to crafting world-class wines that capture the essence of Sonoma County. Rodney Strong sustainably farms 14 estate vineyards and produces wines from Sonoma County’s finest appellations – Alexander Valley, Russian River Valley, Chalk Hill, Dry Creek Valley, Knights Valley, Petaluma Gap, and Sonoma Coast. The winery was founded in 1959 by Sonoma County wine pioneer Rodney D. Strong as the 13th bonded winery in the county. It was purchased by the Klein family, a fourth-generation California farming family, in 1989. The company aspires to conserve and protect the environment in all its operations through sustainable practices, solar power, and fish friendly farming.