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Events at Broken Earth

June 2016
San Francisco Weekend Celebration of American Rhone Wines 2016
5:00 PM to 5:30 PM     Fri, Jun 10, 2016 - Sat, Jun 11, 2016
Venue: Golden Gate Club at the Presidio, San Francisco CA

Rhone Rangers converge on the city by the Bay June 10 -11 for the annual celebration of American Rhone Wines. That’s right, your favorite Rhone winemakers are back in the city for a two-day celebration. From winemaker dinners, to seminars to grand tastings and a new VIP section it’s the premiere Rhone tasting of the year.

Friday, June 10 - Winemaker Reception, Dinner and Auction –  Come join us at this stunning venue, the Golden Gate Club, overlooking the San Francisco Bay & the Golden Gate Bridge. Winemakers pull out all the stops from library wines to barrel samples for the reception and dinner catered by girl & the fig CATERERS. The auction will have you at the edge of your seat as you bid for rare and unique items only found on the auction block. Reception begins at 5 pm with dinner at 7 pm. Tickets $159.00

Saturday, June 11- Saturday Pass – Spend the day with the Rhone Rangers and kick off your Saturday with a seminar moderated by Sunset wine editor, Sara Schneider. A panel of winemakers will take you on an in depth journey of Rhone wines. Then spend the afternoon VIP style at the Grand Tasting, which gives you an early start to tasting more than 60 Rhone wineries. Seminar begins at 11 am followed by VIP Grand Tasting. Tickets $133

  • VIP Grand Tasting – Membership has its privileges especially when it comes to VIP status at the Rhone Rangers San Francisco event. In addition to an early start to the tasting of more than 60 Rhone wineries, VIP ticket holders will have access to a special lounge area featuring unique wines, appetizers and seating. VIP guests may enter at 1:30 pm. Tickets $80
  • Grand Tasting General Admission – Join the Rhone Rangers for their annual celebration of American Rhone wines during the grand tasting. Enjoy wines from more than 60 Rhone Rangers wineries from 2:30 – 5:30 pm. Tickets $60


Live Music at Broken Earth

June 2016
Scott Cooper Duo (Acoustic, Soft Rock)
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM     Sat, Jun 4, 2016
Venue: Broken Earth Winery Tasting Room and Outdoor Area
Contact: Melissa McArthur 805-239-2562, info@brokenearthwinery.com

Famous for his involvement in mutiple bands, Scott front his own band Scott Cooper & teh Barrelmakers, plays the BibWeir role in Grateful Dead tribute band the China Cats, plays bass in the Gary Gates Band, bluegrass with the Intangibillies and frequently plays solo and duo gigs at wineries and restaurants across California. Scott has worked as a drummer with Delta blues legend Johnny Shines, Chicago blues legend Luther Tucker, Alligator Records recording artist Rusty Zinn, and Ben Ellman from Galactic. He has also performed with Grateful Dead singer Donna Godchaux, as well as members of the Jerry Garcia Band, David Nelson Band, Great American Taxi, Dark Star Orchestra and many others. Scott also teaches guitar at UCSC. His first solo CD "A Leg Trick" reached #5 on Relix magazine's jam band radio charts in 2012, featuring cameos from Bill Payne (Little Feat) and Barry Sless (David Nelson Band). Scott released the acoustic follow-up "Jack of All Trades" in summer of 2013, with cameos from Caitlin Cary (Whiskeytown), Dale Ockerman (Doobie Brothers), and Jim Lewin (Great American Taxi). Scott's latest CD "Batik in Blue" also gets radio airplay across the country and includes the regional hit "Ghosts of La Honda.

Route 66 (Rock)
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM     Sat, Jun 18, 2016
Venue: Broken Earth Winery Tasting Room and Outdoor Area
Contact: Melissa McArthur 805-239-2562, info@brokenearthwinery.com

Route 66, a classic Rock and Roll Band located on the Central California Coast. Our play list goes from Elvis to Van Morrison, to the Eagles to Creedence, to the Beatles and Stones to Buddy Guy and more! Available for clubs, private parties, weddings and your special events. Members include: Mike Kee: "Mr. Smooth" Lead vocals and rhythm Guitar, Kim Kantner: Lead/Rhythm guitar, lead and backup vocals, Dave Feldman: Keyboards, vocals, Rob Carter: Drums, vocals, and Scott Laycock: Bass, guitar, vocals.

Tone in Georgia (Folk, Progressive Rock)
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM     Sat, Jun 25, 2016
Venue: Broken Earth Winery Tasting Room and Outdoor Area
Contact: Melissa McArthur 805-239-2562, info@brokenearthwinery.com

Tone in Georgia is a festival in itself. A sinful six piece seasoned to spice with the stern sternum stomping strums, jumping juicer jams, and timing so odd, its an affront to god. You'd think one instrument between each of them would be enough to woo the girls, but these are millenial girls, raised on swiss army knives, and phones that do your homework for you. They're working over time, and making the octopi jealous with the amount of harmony their handling. In the 1920's they would have been every revival's secret weapon to make the congregation feel the spirit. In 1820 they would have been burned as witches for doing things that the people wouldn't have been able to comprehend. Either way they'd be a stain on history, but a damned colorful stain that you could claim as couture. You want a festival in your festival, Dicaprio? You give them a call. You want a band to make the kids go "ooh ahh" they specialize in that too. Tone in Georgia is the broadway music that sprouted legs and attacked New York. If jazz had an estranged relative that the family doesn't talk about much but you can tell he's from that household, Tone in Georgia's who they're gossiping about.

July 2016
The Blimp Pilots (Classic Rock)
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM     Sat, Jul 2, 2016
Venue: Broken Earth Winery Tasting Room and Outdoor Area
Contact: Melissa McArthur 805-239-2562, info@brokenearthwinery.com

The Blimp Pilots, founded in the late 90’s by Craig Antista, features Craig’s driving rock guitar sound along with Greg Boswell’s jazz guitar style as well as Greg and Craig’s vocals on lead. Add in the harmonies the two frontmen have formed over the years and there is a distinct sound the Blimp Pilots have founded. Dustin Willis lays the drum rythyms along with Steve Denes on bass, and Bill Pope on keyboards fill out the band. From Acoustic ballads by America and CSN to driving rock songs like Neil Young, Tom Petty and Pink Floyd, the Blimp Pilots have performed on stages throughout Central California.

James Gentry Trio
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM     Sat, Jul 9, 2016
Venue: Broken Earth Winery Tasting Room and Outdoor Area
Contact: Melissa McArthur 805-239-2562, info@brokenearthwinery.com
Up In the Air (Jazz, Rock)
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM     Sat, Jul 16, 2016
Venue: Broken Earth Winery Tasting Room and Outdoor Area
Contact: Melissa McArthur 805-239-2562, info@brokenearthwinery.com

The band covers a wide range of all original material and creates a danceable, refreshing blend of pop, jazz, and rock influenced by Latin, African, Western and Eastern rhythms. John Beccia- vocals, nylon string guitar & keys, Tom Bruner- trombone, piccolo & flute, Rich Daulton- drums, Phil Gross- bass, Suzy Newman- vocals, hand percussion, Victor Rocha- Latin & African percussion, David Singer- flute & electric guitar.

Matt Cross (Covers, Rock)
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM     Sat, Jul 23, 2016
Venue: Broken Earth Winery Tasting Room and Outdoor Area
Contact: Melissa McArthur 805-239-2562, info@brokenearthwinery.com

The One Night Band are a 3 piece cover band trio. Having formed in late 2008, the band features Spencer Parsons on drums, Wyatt Renew on bass, and Matt Cross heading up the vocals and acoustic guitar. Members of the band have played in various Central Coast acts such as The Smoking Guns, The Moonlighters, and Just the Tips. Raking the coals of ALL musical genres from 70’s rock, 80’s dance, 90’s alternative and beyond, the band is guaranteed to keep you guessing “what song could they possibly play next”.

Robi Duganne's Narrow Bridge Band (Rock, Singer/Songwriter)
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM     Sat, Jul 30, 2016
Venue: Broken Earth Winery Tasting Room and Outdoor Area
Contact: Melissa McArthur 805-239-2562, info@brokenearthwinery.com

Robi's Music is Passionately Delivered. His recordings go from Edgy Guitar to Beautiful Ballads! His Fluid Smoky Voice and Brain Teasing Lyrics will leave you thoroughly entertained! He surrounds himself with wonderfully talented musicians so it’s always a good mix both live and in the studio. He has returned to the Central Coast to share his music including his award winning CD... ROBI 1

August 2016
Catalina Eddy & The Blue Keys (Blues, Soul, Rock)
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM     Sat, Aug 6, 2016
Venue: Broken Earth Winery Tasting Room and Outdoor Area
Contact: Melissa McArthur 805-239-2562, info@brokenearthwinery.com

Catalina Eddy and the Blue Keys are a new aggregation of seasoned Central Coast musicians who deliver an energetic brew of Blues, Roots, Rock and Rockabilly.  They offer a strong core of rockin' original tunes supported by a great assortment of classics from the likes of Jimi Hendrix, Elvis Presley, Robert Johnson, Muddy Waters, Bob Dylan, John Hiatt, Van Morrison and Willie Dixon.

Stoned (Acoustic, Americana)
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM     Sat, Aug 13, 2016
Venue: Broken Earth Winery Tasting Room and Outdoor Area
Contact: Melissa McArthur 805-239-2562, info@brokenearthwinery.com
Inner Faces W/ Nicole Cass (Rock, Originals, and Jazz)
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM     Sat, Aug 20, 2016
Venue: Broken Earth Winery Tasting Room and Outdoor Area
Contact: Melissa McArthur 805-239-2562, info@brokenearthwinery.com
Lu Lu & The Cow Tippers (Alternative, Rock)
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM     Sat, Aug 27, 2016
Venue: Broken Earth Winery Tasting Room and Outdoor Area
Contact: Melissa McArthur 805-239-2562, info@brokenearthwinery.com

Lu Lu and the Cowtippers started out in 1990 as Bingo Night. Tyler along with Steve have been a music duo writing for close to 25 years. Donna Lu  joined the guys in 1996 and took the music to next level with her velvet voice and sultry presence. Shortly after their debut cd, the band took a break and explored solo projects. In 2012 the band reunited with Mikie on percussions. Notably the band played with an eclectic group of  greats along the way; Everclear, X, 311, No Doubt, The Kottonmouth Kings and Eddie Money.

October 2016
Andy Scott 12 String Guitar (Acoustic, 12 String Guitar)
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM     Sat, Oct 29, 2016
Venue: Broken Earth Winery Tasting Room and Outdoor Area
Contact: Melissa McArthur 805-239-2562, info@brokenearthwinery.com

 

Offsite Events

June 2016
Twilight on the Terrace at Hearst Castle
5:30 PM to 8:30 PM     Sat, Jun 4, 2016
Venue: Hearst Castle - San Simeon, CA
Contact: Sue Rauch 805-927-2138, friends@friendsofhearstcastle.org

Ticket Prices: $125 for FHC members or $200 non members

Don't miss the opportunity to join all your 'Friends' strolling the gardens and enjoying samples from local food & beverage artisans. Live music, photobooth and silent auction!

San Francisco Weekend Celebration of American Rhone Wines 2016
5:00 PM to 5:30 PM     Fri, Jun 10, 2016 - Sat, Jun 11, 2016
Venue: Golden Gate Club at the Presidio, San Francisco CA

Rhone Rangers converge on the city by the Bay June 10 -11 for the annual celebration of American Rhone Wines. That’s right, your favorite Rhone winemakers are back in the city for a two-day celebration. From winemaker dinners, to seminars to grand tastings and a new VIP section it’s the premiere Rhone tasting of the year.

Friday, June 10 - Winemaker Reception, Dinner and Auction –  Come join us at this stunning venue, the Golden Gate Club, overlooking the San Francisco Bay & the Golden Gate Bridge. Winemakers pull out all the stops from library wines to barrel samples for the reception and dinner catered by girl & the fig CATERERS. The auction will have you at the edge of your seat as you bid for rare and unique items only found on the auction block. Reception begins at 5 pm with dinner at 7 pm. Tickets $159.00

Saturday, June 11- Saturday Pass – Spend the day with the Rhone Rangers and kick off your Saturday with a seminar moderated by Sunset wine editor, Sara Schneider. A panel of winemakers will take you on an in depth journey of Rhone wines. Then spend the afternoon VIP style at the Grand Tasting, which gives you an early start to tasting more than 60 Rhone wineries. Seminar begins at 11 am followed by VIP Grand Tasting. Tickets $133

  • VIP Grand Tasting – Membership has its privileges especially when it comes to VIP status at the Rhone Rangers San Francisco event. In addition to an early start to the tasting of more than 60 Rhone wineries, VIP ticket holders will have access to a special lounge area featuring unique wines, appetizers and seating. VIP guests may enter at 1:30 pm. Tickets $80
  • Grand Tasting General Admission – Join the Rhone Rangers for their annual celebration of American Rhone wines during the grand tasting. Enjoy wines from more than 60 Rhone Rangers wineries from 2:30 – 5:30 pm. Tickets $60

2016 Atascadero Lakeside Wine Festival
4:00 PM to 8:00 PM     Sat, Jun 25, 2016
Venue: Atascadero Lake Park, Atascadero CA
Contact: Atascadero Chamber 805-466-2044, info@AtascaderoWineFestival.com

Ticket Prices: $50 general or $5 designated driver

The Atascadero Lakeside Wine Festival, an annual celebration of the viticulture and San Luis Obispo County Wine Region, is the creation of a group of community leaders to help support local community projects and the Charles Paddock Zoo. This fun 'lakeside wine tasting' approach was created by a committee consisting of local citizens and volunteers.

July 2016
Wine Down Wednesday
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM     Wed, Jul 6, 2016
Venue: Seacrest Oceanfront Hotel Pismo Beach - 2241 Price St, Pismo Beach, CA

Join us for an afternoon wine reception at the Seacrest RoofTop Terrace withur award winning wines. Enjoy live music and complimentary wine tasting at the beautiful Seacrest Ocean Front Hotel right on the beach overlooking Pismo.

August 2016
Rhône’s on the Range
5:30 PM to 7:30 PM     Tue, Aug 16, 2016
Venue: Cats Winery - 7350 Linne Rd, Paso Robles, CA

Join us for a BBQ Dinner & Tasting of Best White & Red Rhones at Cass Winery! For information on all the varietal nights, and for tickets when they go on sale, be sure to become a fan of Paso Robles Rhone Rangers on Facebook.

September 2016
Rhône Rangers Varietal Night - Grenache
5:30 PM to 7:30 PM     Fri, Sep 16, 2016
Venue: Tooth & Nail Winery - 3090 Anderson Rd, Paso Robles, CA

Join us for a Grenache Tasting at Tooth & Nail Winery! For information on all the varietal nights, and for tickets when they go on sale, be sure to become a fan of Paso Robles Rhone Rangers on Facebook.