Celebrate Bastille Day (French Independence Day) with Rue Manouche at Cornerstone Sonoma.
Come join us for live music at our Outdoor Kitchen Venue at Cornerstone every Saturday and Sunday starting May 14th and lasting through October 1st, 2023. Featuring an exciting lineup of local musicians alongside tasty cuisine for purchase and refreshing beverages. You can browse our boutique shops, pop up vendors, grab a glass of wine at Meadowcroft and Obsidian tasting rooms, and stay for an afternoon of fun and amazing music!
For July 15th, Bastille Day, the Music Series will feature a special musical guest, Rue Manouche, and a French-inspired menu from Folktable Restaurant.
Location: Cornerstone Outdoor Kitchen
Cost: Entrance is free.
Refreshments: Food and beverages are available for purchase including a special French-inspired menu by Chef Casey Thompson. No outside food or beverage is permitted at Cornerstone. Seating and shade are limited. No reserved tables. You may also purchase food at the Folktable Restaurant to-go window.
Bastille Day Pop-Up Vendors: LaRue Apathocary, Kaylee Collective, Aceartisian Jewelry, Haultmen
* Please check cornerstonesonoma.com/events as times adjust on various weekends.
More about Rue Manouche
Rue Manouche is a Gypsy Jazz & Musette group founded in San Francisco in 2009 by the Cirque de Boheme producer, Michel Michelis.
Rue Manouche, play music in the style of Gypsy Jazz or Gypsy Swing made famous by Django Reinhardt in the 1930s.
It’s origins are largely in France and it is often called by the French name, “Jazz Manouche”. Django was foremost among a group of Gypsy guitarists working in and around Paris in the 1930s through the 1950s.
The Musette style waltz remains an important component in the Gypsy jazz repertoire. Reinhardt was noted for combining a dark, chromatic Gypsy flavor with the swing articulation of the period. This combination is critical to this style of jazz. In addition to this his approach continues to form the basis for contemporary Gypsy jazz guitar