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Rodney Strong Wine Estates

April 28, 2016 14:39 ET

2016 Rodney Strong Summer Concert Series Lineup Announced

Tickets on Sale May 4

HEALDSBURG, CA--(Marketwired - April 28, 2016) - In its 26th year, the Rodney Strong Summer Concert Series Presented by Montgomery Village features renowned entertainers, award-winning wines, and local food purveyors at the scenic Concert Green & Terrace setting at Rodney Strong Vineyards.

Saturday, June 18
Boney James and Special Guest Morgan James
With four gold albums, four Grammy nominations and sales of more than 3 million records, chart-topping saxophonist Boney James embodies "horn of plenty." According to The New York Times, special guest Morgan James is, "A phenomenal talent whose feel for classical soul music is bone deep. This woman is on fire."

Saturday, July 23
Smokey Robinson
During the course of his 50-year career in music, acclaimed singer-songwriter Smokey Robinson has accumulated 4,000 songs to his credit and continues to thrill sold out audiences all over the world with his high tenor voice, impeccable timing and profound sense of lyric. Never resting on his laurels, Robinson is a beloved icon in musical heritage.

Saturday, August 13
Dave Koz and David Sanborn Side By Side
Saxophonist Dave Koz has received nine Grammy nominations, nine No. 1 jazz albums and is honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. David Sanborn, one of the most commercially successful American saxophonists, has released an astounding 24 albums and won six Grammy Awards. Together, they share the stage for an evening of extraordinary jazz.

Sunday, August 21
Huey Lewis and The News
Huey Lewis and The News is one of America's great rock 'n' roll bands. The band's contagious brand of music has outlasted countless trends and is as fresh today as ever. Formed in 1979, the band continues to entertain audiences worldwide, selling more than 20 million albums in the process. They've earned their place on the pop history map.

Very Special Performer to be Announced

Surrounded by acres of beautiful vineyards, guests will be treated to a lineup representing diverse musical genres and intimate, unforgettable concert experiences. Rodney Strong wines, non-alcoholic beverages and an array of delectable fare will be available.

Tickets will be available starting May 4 online at, 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

Images and Artist Bios: 2016 Rodney Strong Summer Concert Series Media Resources

About Rodney Strong Vineyards
Rodney Strong Vineyards is a family owned company that farms 14 estate vineyards and crafts wines from Sonoma County's finest appellations -- Alexander Valley, Russian River Valley, Chalk Hill, Dry Creek Valley, 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 third 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.

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