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Holiday Caravan with The Squirrel Nut Zippers
December 4 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Santa’s coming to town for Holiday Caravan with THE SQUIRREL NUT ZIPPERS!
This ten member ensemble has a big band sound that encompasses that of The Rat Pack, New Orleans Jazz, Harlem Jazz, and the jumping brassy music of pre-war America. Put on your swing dancing shoes, this classic, energetic sound is a perfect way to start your holiday!
Somewhere between a circus and a cabaret, The Squirrel Nut Zippers bring their unique, theatrical flair to Folktale’s Barrel Room on December 4th. This show is a guaranteed good time! Wine, beer, and soda will be available for purchase at one of Folktale’s bars, and the Folktale Culinary Team headed by Chef Todd Fisher will be preparing some extra special dishes for purchase.
This Live in the Vines performance is presented by Folktale Winery & KRML Radio. Sponsored by The Vestus Group and Big Sur Canna-Botanicals. In spirit of the Holidays, donations will be collected in support of NAMI Monterey-National Alliance for Mental Illness.
Tuesday , December 4th
The Barrel Room at Folktale Winery
Wine and Food reception begins at 5:30pm
Doors open @ 6pm // Show starts @ 7pm
Open Seating: $50
This is event is strictly 21+
Whoever said sequels are never as good as the original clearly didn’t see this tour coming… For the second year in a row the Squirrel Nut Zippers are embarking on a holiday tour!
The Squirrel Nut Zippers are credited for the swing music revival of the 1990’s. Platinum album artists, they have performed at the 1996 Summer Olympics, President Clinton’s second inaugural ball, The Tonight Show, The Late Show, Conan O’Brian, and Dick Clark’s Rockin’ New Year’s Eve as well as many other notable shows over their long career. If you’re curious about the name, a “Nut Zipper” is a southern term for a variety of old bootleg moonshine. The band’s name comes from a newspaper story about an intoxicated man who climbed a tree and refused to come down even after police arrived – the headline was “Squirrel Nut Zipper.”
This event is sponsored by The Vestus Group (http://www.vestusgroup.com), and Big Sur CannaBotanicals (https://www.bigsurcannabotanicals.com).
We have teamed up with NAMI Monterey County Mental Health (https://namimonterey.org), a grassroots nonprofit designed to support family members and others who have loved ones suffering from a mental illness. They offer programs for families and consumers, advocate on behalf of those with mental illnesses, and hold a variety of educational workshops and programs throughout Monterey County. 100% of donations will be going to NAMI Monterey County. Whether you will be attending this special evening or not, please consider donating to support mental health services in Monterey County.