.Culture Crush – Week of 06/22/22

Santa Rosa

Blushin’ Tunes

Never a let down, Lost Church Santa Rosa is bringing another great musical lineup to the Santa Rosa scene this Saturday—get ready for The Blushin’ Roulettes and Ring of Truth Trio. The Blushin’ Roulettes features Angie Heimann on guitar and songwriting, Cas Sochacki on double bass, and Jay Brown also on guitar, with harmonica and vocals to boot. San Francisco Free Folk Festival describes their music as “stripped down, sexy little jewel boxes stuffed with ancient mountain magic.” Ring of Truth Trio, local to Santa Rosa, features Rory McNamara, David Olney and Roxana Olvia and has a dusty, hearty, country quality perfect for those who appreciate Mary Gauthier or Rosanne Cash. The Blushin’ Roulettes and Ring of Truth Trio are playing Saturday, June 25 at Lost Church Santa Rosa, 427 Mendocino Ave, Santa Rosa. Event from 2:45pm-5pm. Tickets $12 in advance, $15 at the door. www.lostchurch.org



It’s a groovy time to be at the 6th Annual SebastoSoul Festival this Saturday, celebrating food, beer and good music! Featuring music by Marshall House Project (MHP), a soul-funk mashup bringing energetic and danceable music with a psychedelic twist and an uplifting undertone. MHP is a hybrid of meaningful lyric and accessible rhythm for the optimal contemplative, connected dance experience. Be sure to also check out Santa Cruz-based band Space Heater, who bring Prince and James Brown-inspired sounds with a cosmic influence, guaranteed to take listeners to a galaxy far far away… The revelry is starting at 9pm. The Marshall Project and Space Heater are playing Saturday, June 25 at HopMonk Tavern, 30 Petaluma Ave, Sebastopol. Doors at 8pm. Tickets $20 online or $22 at the door. This event is 21+. www.hopmonk.com 


La Gente SF

Welcome La Gente SF to “Everybody’s Fair,” aka the “Marin-Sonoma Fair” in Petaluma! La Gente SF,led by Rafael Bustamante Sarria, is an energetic, loving and unique blend of cumbia, reggae, salsa, hip-hip and reggaeton. The blend of Caribbean and Latino American cultural influences with a San Francisco flavor creates inimitable music! La Gente SF has toured internationally for years, performing in New York, Austin, Portland, Spain, Brazil, Italy, France and more. They have played with such acts as E-40, MALO, Pete Escovedo and Pato Banton. La Gente SF has just released their first single, “Lotus Hotel.” “Everybody’s Fair” in Petaluma is a promotion of and homage to the current and historical agricultural presence in Northern California, and an opportunity to showcase the exceptional and diverse talent of the residents of both Sonoma and Marin counties. For more information on the fair, visit sonoma-marinfair.org. La Gente SF will perform Sunday, June 26 at “Everybody’s Fair,” 175 Fairgrounds Drive, Petaluma. 4:30pm-6:30pm. Tickets $17. www.sonomamarinfair.ticketspice.com

San Rafael

Yoga + Brews

Is there a better combination?! Maybe, but this one is pretty dang good. Join a great group at Pond Farm Brewing this Sunday, from 10:30am to whenever, for Yoga in the Taproom, led by yoga teacher Jordin Rodondi. Rodondi is primarily trained in the tantric lens of yoga with Sianna Sherman and the Rasa Yoga Collective. She brings an inclusive, conscious energy to her practice that will soothe and ground practitioners. Pond Farm Brewing is a bright and inclusive community space, great for grabbing a drink and getting to know the neighbors. Stop in with a mat and a towel, and stay after the flow for a chat! Yoga in the Taproom is Sunday, June 26 at Pond Farm Brewing, 1848 4th St, San Rafael. 10:30am-11:30am. Tickets $30, include one beer or kombucha. www.mettayogastudio.com

—Jane Vick


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