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Friday, Aug. 8
Tony Bennett: Take your heart to Green Music Center in Rohnert Park. Crooner and daughter perform at 7:30 p.m. $25-$65. gmc.sonoma.edu, 866-955-6040.

Friday, Aug. 8
Los Huracanes del Norte: The stars of regional Mexican music play at 7:30 p.m. at Sonoma County Fair. $35, 6 and under free, plus fair admission: $5-$11. sonomacountyfair.com.

Friday, Aug. 8
South Bay Dub All-Stars: Hear this 10-piece band’s reggae-plus sound at 6:30 tonight at Cloverdale Plaza in the free ‘Friday Night Live’ series. cloverdaleartsalliance.org.

Aug. 8-10
Outside Lands: Kanye West, Tom Petty and much more, Friday through Sunday in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park. Sold out, try the ‘Net. sfoutsidelands.com.

Saturday, Aug. 9
American Roots Music Festival: Catch four great bands at this family-friendly festival of Americana and Bluegrass music. On the bill is The Bootleg Honeys, The Pine Needles, Lazyman, and Lung & Limbs. The event will have local food and drinks for sale, contest prizes, a silent auction, and more. The event is from 2-10 p.m., with tickets at $12. Kids under 10 are free. The festival will be held at the Bodega House off Bodega Highway. For all the details, visit goadventure.org.

Aug. 9-10
Gravenstein Apple Fair: Food, drink, art, live music, Saturday and Sunday at Ragle Ranch Park, Sebastopol. $10-$15. gravensteinapplefair.com.

Saturday, Aug. 9
Mustache Harbor: Vintage soft rock from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday in Santa Rosa’s Montgomery Village. Free. mvshops.com

Saturday, Aug. 9
Steve Winwood: The star of Traffic plays at 8 p.m. Saturday at Santa Rosa’s Wells Fargo Center. $65-$115. 546-3600, wellsfargocenterarts.org.

Aug. 9-10
Monster Trucks: See Big Foot, Rock Star and others at 7 p.m. Aug. 9-10 at the Sonoma County Fair. $10-$12, plus fair admission, $5-$11. sonomacountyfair.com.

Sunday, Aug. 10
Ugly Shoe Contest: Dig through the back of your closet and pull out those gangly galoshes, floppy flippers, and chewed up clodhoppers. On this last day of the Sonoma County Fair, those with the ugliest footwear could win a new pair of New Balance tennis shoes! One prize will be given to a man and woman in each shoe size. The contest begins at 2:30 p.m. at the Park Stage. Get all the info at sonomacountyfair.com

Sunday, Aug. 10
Amos Lee: The soulful folk singer will perform an intimate, indoor-only concert at the Green Music Center, one of his stops on his Mountains of Sorrow, Rivers of Song Tour. Lee will be joined by openers Amy Helm & The Handsome Strangers, a band that has been touring with him as he promotes his latest album. The show starts at 7:30 p.m. with tickets starting at $39. All information can be found at gmc.sonoma.edu.

Sunday, Aug. 10
From Published to Prized: At this Sunday's Redwood Writer's meeting, author Katy Pye will be sharing insider tips on entering award contests, and how the recognition can make a difference for an author. Pye should know; she won first place for her fiction novel, "Elizabeth's Landing," in the Writer's Digest Self-Published e-Book Awards. The meeting starts at 2 p.m. at the Flamingo Hotel in Santa Rosa, and costs $8 for non-members, $5 for members. Find out more at redwoodwriters.org

Sunday, Aug. 10
‘Monty Python (Mostly) Live’: First live show in 30 years, broadcast from London. 1 p.m. Sunday, Summerfield Cinemas in Santa Rosa. $14-$18. summerfieldcinemas.com.

Sunday, Aug. 10
Apple Z: Free ‘Live at Juilliard’ concert series features pop and rock tunes, 5-7 p.m. Sunday at Santa Rosa’s Juilliard Park. srcity.org.

Monday, Aug. 11
Linwood Barclay: Hear about his new thriller, ‘No Safe House,’ at 7 p.m. Monday at Copperfield’s Books at Santa Rosa’s Montgomery Village. 578-8938, copperfieldsbooks.com.

Tuesday, Aug. 12
David Luning: ‘Tuesdays in the Plaza’ features free folk, country and rock music from 6 to 8 p.m. at Healdsburg Plaza. healdsburg.ca.us.

Aug. 13 – Dec. 7
‘Punchlines in Peanuts’: Good Grief! 70 original comic strips, Wednesday through Dec. 7 at Santa Rosa’s Charles Schulz Museum. $5-$10; children 3 and under free. 579-4452, schulzmuseum.org.

Wednesday, Aug. 13
The Original Wailers: Pure roots sounds from the late Bob Marley’s masters of world music, 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at Petaluma’s Mystic Theatre. 765-2121, mystictheatre.com.

Thursday, Aug. 14
Paul McCartney: The ever-young Beatle plays the last show at Candlestick Park, site of the last live Fab Four concert. 8 p.m. Thursday. Surf the Web for tickets.

Thursday, Aug. 14
Nicolas Bearde: Jazz singer performs 5:30-8 p.m. Thursday, outdoors at Santa Rosa’s Montgomery Village shopping center. Free. mvshops.com.

Thursday, Aug. 14
“Music of the Night”: Song and dance performance outdoors at Jack London Park in Glen Ellen. 7:30 p.m. Thursday. $42-$125. transcendencetheatre.org.

Thursday, Aug. 14
Pulsators: ‘Summer Nights on the Green’ presents reggae, funk and blues at the Windsor Town Green, 6-8 p.m. Thursday. Free. townofwindsor.com.

Friday, Aug. 15
Built to Spill: The Idaho indie rock band performs at 8 p.m. Aug. 15 at the Uptown Theatre in Napa. $25. 259-0123, uptowntheatrenapa.com.

Aug. 15-31
‘Oliver!’: As ever before, a boy asks for more in a Spreckels Performing Arts Center production of the Broadway classic in Rohnert Park. $22-$26. 588-3400, rpcity.org.

Friday, Aug. 15
Manzanita Falls: Live indie rock at 9 p.m. Aug. 15 at the HopMonk Tavern in Sebastopol. Also, Matthew Szlachetka. $10. 829-7300, hopmonk.com.

Aug. 15-31
‘25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee’: Hit Broadway musical runs Aug. 15-31 at the Raven Theater in Healdsburg. $15-$35. 433-6335, raventheater.org.

Saturday, Aug. 16
‘Heroes of Woodstock’: Country Joe McDonald, Canned Heat, and more at Hoberg’s Resort on Cobb Mountain in Lake County. Doors open at noon Aug. 16. $39-$52. hobergsclub.com.

Saturday, Aug. 16
Bill Champlin: Grammy-winning singer-songwriter at 5 p.m. Aug. 16 at Sonoma-Cutrer Vineyards in Windsor. $49. 528-1181, sonomacutrer.com.

Saturday, Aug. 16
Crazy Famous: Rock and soul 6-8 p.m. Aug. 16 in the Olive Grove at B.R. Cohn Winery in Glen Ellen. $40. 938-4064, brcohn.com.

Saturday, Aug. 16
‘Wine & Swine’: Food, drink and music, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Aug. 16 at Santa Rosa’s Railroad Square. 577-8674, railroadsquare.net.

Sunday, Aug. 17
'Three By Three’ Weekend: Music in the Vineyards presents classical music Aug. 17 at Harvest Inn and Whitehall Lane in St. Helena and Chimney Rock in Napa. musicinthevineyards.org

Sunday, Aug. 17
Lila Downs: Singer, songwriter and actress performs at 5 p.m. Aug. 17 at City Winery in Napa. Sold out. Waiting list: 260-1600, citywinery.com/napa.

Aug. 16-17
Cotati Accordion Festival: Legendary Dick Contino, continuous bands, food, wine, 70 booths. Aug. 16-17 in La Plaza Park, Cotati. $15-$17; $25 both days. 664-0444, cotatifest.com.