Cline Wine & Dixieland Jazz Festival 2020

The Twenty-fourth annual Festival will be held on

Saturday, July 11, 2019, from 11 AM to 5:45 PM.

at Cline Cellars, 24737 Hwy 121, Sonoma, CA.

That's four miles north of the Sonoma Raceway.

 

Confirmed Bands (as of December 4, 2019): 

Beyond Salvation JB, Black Diamond Blue Five, Devil Mountain Jazz Band,

 Fog City Stompers,  Golden Gate Rhythm Machine,  

Jambalaya Big Swing Band, Mission Gold JB, Natural Gas Jazz Band,

 Royal Society Jazz Orchestra, Virginia and Friends, JAZZINATORS (youth band)

 

Other Entertainers on piano: Ray Skjelbred, Frederick Hodges, Virginia Tichenor, Tom Barnebey

 

Admission: $45 advance (before July 10), $50 at the gate. Wine, beer, food available. Or, bring your own picnic.

Call 707-940-4025 for reservations, information.

To buy reservations on line, click this after February, 2020:  Jazz Festival - CLINE Cellars

FESTIVAL SCHEDULE (available June, 2020)

To view the “menu” of our fine food vendors, click HERE. Will update this in June

Parking is limited, please consider carpooling!

Please, no DOGS; and by state licensing law, do not bring any alcohol – wine and beer available.

 

FESTIVAL FEATURES/ENHANCEMENTS:

JAZZINATORS youth band will play on the Rail Deck during breaks on the Great Lawn

RAFFLE with significant prizes including All-Events Badges at the San Diego Festival

TEN BANDS this year – some sets on the new stage on the Tasting Room Lawn

By popular request, we will again feature piano (Ragtime, Blues …) sets on the Tasting Room Lawn

SHUTTLE BUSSES to the festival from the Jacuzzi Winery parking lot across the street.

GRAND FINALE big band swing set will be held on the GREAT LAWN

LARGE SHADE TENTS at the Mission, and the GREAT LAWN

Reliable food vendors. You're welcome to bring your own picnic

For those wine enthusiasts who like to buy wine at Cline Cellars, your festival badge will entitle you to a 15% discount on bottle or case sales on the festival date.

More music and seating available at the Tasting Room Lawn

BACKGROUND:

One of the not-so-well kept secrets in our little world of old-time jazz is this laid-back fine time in the wine country north of San Francisco. The setting and facilities at the Cline Cellars Winery are perfect for a summer afternoon, listening or dancing to many of the San Francisco Bay Area's finest Dixieland/Ragtime/Blues musicians at four unique venues at the winery. Attendance has grown over the first twenty-three years to over 1000 jazz and wine enthusiasts. This event is actually a reincarnation of the old Oakley Wine & Jazz Festival, produced by Fred Cline and Ken Keeler from 1985-1990. The winery was then located in Oakley, just down the street from Ken's farm where grapes for Cline Cellars were grown. Three of this year's bands were involved in the Oakley events. Musically speaking, this is a TRAD Jazz event, whatever that means.

For more information on the musical aspects of this event, contact:

Ken Keeler, Festival Director, tel 925-625-2707,

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