VALLECITO — Twisted Oak Winery’s next concert on Sunday, May 25, features roots rock legends Dave Alvin and Phil Alvin.
“Dave and Phil Alvin, who formed The Blasters back in 1979, are back together singing the songs of blues legend Big Bill Broonzy,” said winery co-owner Jeff Stai. “If you have any love for the blues in your soul, take my word for it you need to come to this show.”
You can access their tracks at twistedoak.com/Alvin.
Opening the show are bluegrass favorites Laurie Lewis and Tom Rozum.
“Laurie and Tom last played here at Twisted Oak in 2012 and we’re really happy to have them back for this special holiday weekend event,” Stai said.
Laurie, along with Nina Gerber who is performing at Twisted Oak July 26, toured as part of Dave Alvin and The Guilty Women.
A hot dinner will be available for purchase, along with Twisted Oak wine, brownies, popcorn, and soft drinks. Concertgoers are welcome to bring their own picnics but are asked that no outside alcoholic beverages be brought in.
Seating at Twisted Folk concerts is outdoor festival style, first-come, first-served – bring a low beach-type chair or a blanket. The concert is on top of a hill and there is always an evening breeze – it can get a little chilly after dark so please plan ahead.
Twisted Oak Winery is located in the foothills of Calaveras County, and specializes in wines made from Mediterranean varieties like Tempranillo, Viognier, and Petite Sirah. The concert venue, located at the winery in Vallecito, sits on a hilltop that commands a sweeping view of the Sierra Nevada and the surrounding foothills, presided over by a 350-year old California Blue Oak that graces the label of every wine they bottle.