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20th Annual B.R. Cohn Charity Events Fall Music Festival

Glen Ellen | CA

(Glen Ellen, CA. May 25, 2006) - Bruce Cohn is very pleased to announce that tickets go on sale June 1 for the 20th Annual B.R. Cohn Charity Events Fall Music Festival which will be held Saturday and Sunday, October 7 and 8 at the B.R. Cohn Winery Amphitheater, Glen Ellen in Sonoma County's wine country. Performing Saturday's sold-out show are the Doobie Brothers with Michael McDonald plus Little Feat, The Turtles, Pablo Cruise and the Rowan Brothers (benefiting Sonoma County Children's charities). Performing Sunday are the legendary Willie Nelson, the Doobie Brothers with Michael McDonald, Little Feat also performing are Victoria George, Old Boot Band and Lara Johnston (daughter of Doobie singer/guitarist Tom Johnston). This show benefiting the National Veterans Foundation.

Tickets for Sunday are $85.00 in advance and $90.00 day of show. They are on-sale at the winery and all Ticketmaster outlets. Special VIP seats at $300 complete with food and beverage service are only available through the winery tasting room. The winery ticket number is (707) 938-4064 ext. 24.

In addition, Cohn's annual celebrity golf tournament merges this year with the annual VH1 Classic Fairway to Heaven event and will be held on Friday, October 6 at the beautiful Chardonnay Country Club in the wine country. This is the tournament's fourth year at the popular Chardonnay course. Tee-off is at 10:00 am. The charity auction and dinner will be held following the golf tournament and will feature an auction of collectables, exciting trips, and hard-to-get wine. This year's main beneficiaries on Oct. 6 and 7 are the Children's Village, Sonoma Valley Mentoring Alliance and the Sonoma Valley Education Foundation and Oct. 8 the National Veteran's Foundation. The public can contact the winery regarding invitations to the tournament, dinner and auction at www.brcohn.com .

"With VH1 Classic Fairway to Heaven making a substantial investment, and very worthy charities in place, we are hoping to raise even more money than last year which has brought the19 year fundraising total to near two million dollars," commented Bruce Cohn. "We are very fortunate to have these great artists donate their time and I'm very appreciative of their support."

"Our 'Fairway to Heaven' golf tournament has always been a signature event for us," said Eric Sherman, Senior Vice President/General Manager, VH1 Classic. "Over the years, the tournament has attracted some of the best known artists in pop and rock music, so it makes perfect sense to bring the tournament to such an esteemed music festival that's so devoted to helping others."

Parking for this year's show will again be off-site at the Sonoma Developmental Center soccer field, with shuttles moving people in and out of the amphitheatre. The show will start at 12:00 noon with doors opening at 11:00 am. Please watch for and follow parking signs at the approach to the B.R. Cohn Winery. Parking and shuttle are included in the price of the ticket. No beverages, food, or lawn furniture will be allowed onto the grounds. Concessions and lawn seating are available.

Launched in 2000, VH1 Classic is a 24-hour network that presents music videos, concerts and music specials all day long, featuring the best rock, soul and pop artists from the 60s, 70s, 80s and early 90s including The Beatles, The Stones, Tina Turner, Led Zeppelin, Marvin Gaye, The Who, Stevie Wonder, The Police and many more. Learn more at www.vh1classic.com.

The B.R.Cohn Winery is located at 15000 Sonoma Highway 12 in Glen Ellen. Founded in 1984 by Bruce Cohn, the estate winery is known for its critically acclaimed, world-class, ultra-premium cabernet sauvignon, merlot and chardonnay. For more concert information please call 1-800-330-4064 ext. 27 or other information www.brcohn.com.

 

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