Onstage at Green Music Center

Green Music Center Summer 2017

Comprised of 15 concerts on the stage of Weill Hall + Lawn, our Summer 2017 lineup features some of the biggest names in blues, soul, hip-hop, country, jazz and mariachi. Whether you're bringing your picnic basket and blanket to sit on our beautifully landscaped lawn, or getting front row seats inside the unparalleled Weill Hall, you're sure to enjoy your Summer at the Green!

Tickets to Summer 2017 at the Green Music Center are on sale to Mastercard cardholders now!

Tickets go on sale to the general public on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at 10 a.m.

4th of July Fireworks Spectacular with Kathy Mattea and the Santa Rosa Symphony

4th of July Fireworks Spectacular with Kathy Mattea and the Santa Rosa Symphony

Tuesday, Jul. 4, 2017 – 7:30 pm

Fireworks light up the sky for one of Sonoma County premier Fourth of July celebrations! GMC Summer 2017 programming starts off with a bang as Grammy Winner Kathy Mattea, along with the Santa Rosa Symphony, takes the stage.  

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The GMC's 3rd Annual Bluegrass Festival Featuring Del and Dawg Bluegrass Band<br>Mark O'Connor and the O'Connor Family Band, and Sierra Hull

The GMC's 3rd Annual Bluegrass Festival Featuring Del and Dawg Bluegrass Band
Mark O'Connor and the O'Connor Family Band, and Sierra Hull

Sunday, Jul. 9, 2017 – 2:00 pm

A star-studded event featuring a who’s-who in bluegrass music, the GMC’s Third Annual Bluegrass Festival has become an annual favorite in Sonoma County. The day also features the 2nd Annual GMC Craft Beer Fest!

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Gloria Estefan – The Standards & More<br>with Festival Napa Valley Music Academy Orchestra

Gloria Estefan – The Standards & More
with Festival Napa Valley Music Academy Orchestra

Saturday, Jul. 15, 2017 – 7:30 pm

International superstar Gloria Estefan sings the Great American Songbook her stylish way, performing numbers from her 2013 CD The Standards, accompanied by conductor Shelly Berg and the Festival Napa Valley Music Academy Orchestra.  

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FREE MOVIES ON THE GREEN<br>feat. Disney's The Little Mermaid (1989) <br>and Moana (2016)

FREE MOVIES ON THE GREEN
feat. Disney's The Little Mermaid (1989)
and Moana (2016)

Saturday, Jul. 22, 2017 – 5:00 pm

Come join us on Weill Lawn as we spend an evening with two of Disney’s best loved princesses.

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A Free Concert for the Community presented by the Green Music Center<br> and the Santa Rosa Symphony feat.<br> Mariachi Sol de Mexico de Jose Hernández and the Santa Rosa Symphony <br>conducted by Michael Berkowitz

A Free Concert for the Community presented by the Green Music Center
and the Santa Rosa Symphony feat.
Mariachi Sol de Mexico de Jose Hernández and the Santa Rosa Symphony
conducted by Michael Berkowitz

Sunday, Jul. 30, 2017 – 7:00 pm

Come enjoy FREE live music and warm sunshine at our annual Community Concert! A joint collaboration between Weill Hall and the Santa Rosa Symphony, the Community Concert is presented free of charge as a thank you to our community. This year we feature Mariachi Sol de Mexico.

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Diana Krall – World Tour 2017-2018

Diana Krall – World Tour 2017-2018

Friday, Aug. 4, 2017 – 7:30 pm

Multiple GRAMMY® Award-winning jazz pianist and world-renowned singer, Diana Krall, brings her sultry voice and piano prowess to the GMC Summer Lineup. Krall’s unique artistry transcends any single musical style and has made her one of the most recognizable artists of our time.

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Jake Owen

Jake Owen

Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017 – 7:30 pm

American country star Jake Owen has won over the hearts of fans with his honest lyrics, classic country beats, and charming smile. His fifth studio album American Love, released July 2016, debuted at number 4 on Billboard and number one on the Top Country Albums chart.

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Blues at the Green featuring <br>Dr. John & The Nite Trippers<br> with opening guest Elvin Bishop

Blues at the Green featuring
Dr. John & The Nite Trippers
with opening guest Elvin Bishop

Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017 – 2:00 pm

The legendary Dr. John is a six-time Grammy Award-winning musician and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee. The embodiment of New Orleans’ musical legacy, his colorful musical career began in the 1950s with some of the greatest records to come out of the city.  

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Chick Corea Elektric Band | Béla Fleck and the Flecktones

Chick Corea Elektric Band | Béla Fleck and the Flecktones

Friday, Aug. 18, 2017 – 7:30 pm

The Chick Corea Elektric Band and Béla Fleck & The Flecktones, two of the most innovative bands of the last thirty years, are finally joining forces, for their first co-headlining performances. These two bands — led by 22-time Grammy winning piano master Chick Corea and 15-time Grammy-winning Banjo virtuoso Béla Fleck — occupy the top tier of truly thrilling improvised music. Sharing a marquee for the first time, they now make for one of the year’s most anticipated summer concert events.

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St. Paul and the Broken Bones | <br>Trombone Shorty & Orleans Ave.

St. Paul and the Broken Bones |
Trombone Shorty & Orleans Ave.

Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017 – 7:30 pm

St. Paul and the Broken Bones brings their unique blend of passionate vocals and spirited orchestrations to the summer mix. Joining them for the evening’s “double-feature”, New Orleans native Trombone Shorty is the bandleader and front man of Trombone Shorty & Orleans Ave., a hard-edged funk band that employs hip-hop beats, rock dynamics and improvisation in a jazz tradition. 

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Pink Martini featuring China Forbes

Pink Martini featuring China Forbes

Friday, Aug. 25, 2017 – 7:30 pm

Drawing inspiration from music from all over the world – crossing genres of classical, jazz and old fashioned pop – and hoping to appeal to conservatives and liberals alike, Pink Martini is an electrifying evening of international sound. Featuring a dozen musicians, Pink Martini performs its multilingual repertoire on concert stages and with symphony orchestras throughout the world. Their performance at the GMC features stellar vocalist China Forbes.

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FREE MOVIES ON THE GREEN Feat. <br>Disney’s Beauty & the Beast – Animated (1991) and Beauty & the Beast – Live Action (2017)

FREE MOVIES ON THE GREEN Feat.
Disney’s Beauty & the Beast – Animated (1991) and Beauty & the Beast – Live Action (2017)

Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017 – 5:00 pm

Bring a blanket and join us on Weill Lawn as we screen a double-feature of Disney’s two versions of the classic tale, Beauty and the Beast.

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Taste of Sonoma

Taste of Sonoma

Saturday, Sep. 2, 2017 – 11:00 am

Further details for Taste of Sonoma and the Harvest Wine Auction will be available soon

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Taste of Sonoma

Taste of Sonoma

Sunday, Sep. 3, 2017 – 11:00 am

Further details for Taste of Sonoma and the Sonoma County Wine Auction will be available soon.

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George Benson & Kenny G -The Breezin' and Breathless Tour

George Benson & Kenny G -The Breezin' and Breathless Tour

Friday, Sep. 8, 2017 – 7:30 pm

Celebrating the 40th anniversary of George Benson’s Breezin’ and the 25th anniversary of Kenny G’s Breathless, each artist’s set will feature classic album cuts and greatest hits, as well as songs they will both perform together during the evening.

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A Tribute to Pete Escovedo: <br>Pete Escovedo Latin Jazz Orchestra with<br> special guests Sheila E, Juan, & Peter Michael | The John Santos Sextet with special guest Destani Wolf

A Tribute to Pete Escovedo:
Pete Escovedo Latin Jazz Orchestra with
special guests Sheila E, Juan, & Peter Michael | The John Santos Sextet with special guest Destani Wolf

Saturday, Sep. 9, 2017 – 7:30 pm

Pete Escovedo is a name that has been synonymous in the music industry for more than 50 years. Toether with his daughter, Emmy Nominee Sheila E., and sons Juan Escovedo & Peter Michael they form an unstoppable ensemble, breaking new grounds and crossing the barriers between smooth jazz, salsa, latin jazz and contemporary music. 

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Common

Common

Saturday, Sep. 16, 2017 – 7:30 pm

It’s difficult to choose just one descriptor for award-winning American hip-hop recording artist, actor, film producer and poet, COMMON. Whether inspiring audiences through music, movies, television, books or his foundation – The Common Ground Foundation – Common continues to break new ground, and remains one of hip-hop's most innovative, positive voices.

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Los Tigres Del Norte

Los Tigres Del Norte

Saturday, Sep. 23, 2017 – 7:30 pm

With over 37 million albums sold, 22 #1 albums and over 50 #1 singles, Los Tigres Del Norte are the undisputed masters of Regional Mexican music. The return for the second year in a row to the Green Music Center – come be part of the movement as the frequently proclaimed “voice of the people” continues to blaze new trails in Latin music.

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National Acrobat and Martial Artists of the People's Republic of China

National Acrobat and Martial Artists of the People's Republic of China

Sunday, Sep. 24, 2017 – 3:00 pm

The Martial Artists and Acrobats of Tianjin of the People’s Republic of China was established in 1957 and
is one of the best acrobatic troupes in China, with over one hundred acrobatic, magical and martial arts
performers. With innovative high-flying stunts, and superior techniques, the acrobatic troupe is favored
by the audiences all over the world.

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