Jack Russell Farm Brewery is always providing entertainment for our guests, including: live music; beer, wine or mead special releases; and festivities surrounding Apple Hill in the fall. With plenty of space for your friends and family, we welcome you to join us for one of our upcoming events:
Summer Solstice: Porch Tour Saturday
June 19 @ 2:00 pm - 9:30 pm$55 – $110
Our Summer Solstice celebration features 7 bands spread over a 2 days
Saturday: June 19, 2021
Sunday: June 20, 2021
- Groove Session
GrooveSession is always a good time. This Southern California band brings a Movin’ Groovin’ high energy Rock Show with flavors of Jam Rock, Funk, Jazz Fusion, and Reggae.
Led by singing drummer Manny Sanchez, along with his younger brother Ronnie Sanchez playing bass guitar and completing an unrivaled rhythm section. Natural harmonies in life as well as voice you can’t help but move once the GROOVE is in SESSION. Brothers Sanchez have now connected with true talents and creative energies in Kyle Merrill on guitar and vocals and Alex Mello on keyboards. Both Kyle and Alex are respected musicians and road warriors from the band Brothers Gow. The four of them now cosmically have come together as one band joining forces on stage as Songwriters, Jammers, Rockers and Space Funkers United.
Catch a session!
They have opened up for Los Lobos, Little Feat, Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe, George Clinton’s P-Funk Allstars, New Mastersounds, The Funky Meters, Ivan Neville’s Dumpstaphunk, Pimps of Joytime, Ozomatli, Railroad Earth, Tea Leaf Green, Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Rebirth Brass Band just to name a few.
“The show was powerful, and it brought out all I love about live music . . . including, of course, lots of really groovy people.” Johnny Shows
- Jonny “Mojo “ Band
Coming from Northern California’s Sierra Nevada foothills, Jonny has created quite a name in his local area. Jonny has been noted in the Mountain Democrat as “Placerville’s hardest working musician – hands down.” Performing at many venues, Mojo plays at local wineries, cafes, and bars.
In addition to being a local performer, Mojo has began playing up and down the West Coast with his regional band, Achilles Wheel. Jonny Mojo has also performed at festivals including the Strawberry Music Festival, American River Music Festival, Hangtown Halloween Ball, Northern California Blues Festival, and Kate Wolf Music Festival. Jonny Mojo has also opened for acts such as Elvin Bishop, Roy Rogers, Joe Craven, Dead Winter Carpenters, and Hot Buttered Rum; and has co-billed music festivals with artists such as Jackie Greene, David Grisman, Bill Kreutzmann, Scott Law, Poor Man’s Whiskey, and Railroad Earth. Other notable venues include Terrapin Crossroads, Sweetwater Music Hall, and the Great American Music Hall.
With a foundation in blues, Jonny Mojo transcends genres blending rock, folk, fusion, bluegrass, jam band styles and more. What really shines through in a performance is his heart felt passion for music.
Although Jonny’s main instrument is the guitar, he also plays harmonica, bottleneck slide and lapsteel guitars, and mandolin. During the 2016 Kate Wolf Music Festival
- Kyle Ledson D’jango Ruckrich
Since age 3, Kyle Ledson has embraced acoustic bluegrass music as his very best friend. Mostly self taught, Kyle has learned the secret tricks to make the mandolin sing. Kyle started writing his own toe-tapping tunes coupled with his crafty lyrics when he was just 8 years old. Now, with the support of his mentors, friends, and most notably his parents, he hopes to fulfill his lifelong dream to become a successful traveling musician.
What’s next for Kyle Ledson and his 8-string mandolin? Kyle will be entering the recording studio this year at Tiny Telephone in San Francisco. Nat Keefe, from Hot Buttered Rum, will be producing his first 6 song EP, all original tunes Kyle wrote himself.
Best known as a local Gold Country Region Band, Caltucky blends bluegrass, country, and soul music with modern jam improvisation that packs the house and gets the crowd boogy-ing down. Influenced by the community, culture, and sounds of the region, they perform music that speaks to fans across the musical spectrum. Their signature style has become synonymous with a diverse collection of melodies and compositions, performing their take on covers, traditional, and original songs. This Band is on the rise, and nothing can stop them from achieving the success they work so hard for, stay tuned, and keep an ear out for Caltucky!