Winery Sponsors: Jaxon Keys
Concert Sponsors: Century 21/Les Ryan Realtors
Roy Rogers is considered one of the premier slide guitarists performing in the world today. With 8 Grammy nominations as a producer and performer, Rogers' has recorded not only on his own to critical acclaim, but with others including Carlos Santana, Bonnie Raitt, Linda Ronstadt, Steve Miller, Sammy Hagar, Ray Manzarek and a slew of other great artists. He has been touring worldwide since 1982 and has performed in some of the world's most prestigious festivals including Montreux, North Sea Jazz Festival, Pori, Pistoia, New Orleans Jazz Festival and more. He continues to tour worldwide with stirring live performances. His ability to electrify and move audiences is legendary. Always eclectic in approach, Roy Rogers is consistently stretching the boundaries of slide guitar. This opening concert for the 2013 season is one show blues fans will not want to miss!
"That's not a slide on Roy Rogers' pinky, it's a time machine. With it, Rogers transports you to the Mississippi Delta's past and future. ......" ~ Guitar Player
Festivities begin at 5:30 pm with the Farmers Market, which also offers a variety of food booths. Local restaurants are open for early bird and late night specials. Craft beer, local wines and non-alcoholic beverages are available for purchase during the evening. Music begins at 7:00 pm.
Out-of-town visitors can receive a lodging discount by calling Historic Inns of Cloverdale at (800) 894-1737 and mentioning Friday Night Live. For more information call (707) 894-4410.