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Dinner 5:00 pm

Saturday & Sunday

Brunch 11am-3pm

Dinner 5:00 pm

Illeagles WEEKEND! Friday, May 25 & 26 at Rancho Nicasio...

BBQs on the Lawn Memorial Day Weekend! Pablo Cruise and Wonderbread 5

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Friday, May 25 & 26

Illeagles WEEKEND!

The Bay Area’s Premier Eagles Tribute Band

8:30/ $20


Sunday, May 27

Memorial Day Weekend

+ Burrows and Dilbeck

4:00/$30/ $35

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Monday, May 28

Memorial Day Weekend

Family Fun!


4:00/ $25/$30
($15 children under 10)

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Well Rancho Fans -
We just rapped up another big Mother’s Day out here. Now the next 4 big holidays will be on the lawn, before Thanksgiving rolls around.

Just to get started, as previously announced,
PABLO CRUISE and WONDER BREAD 5 will be kicking things off on
Memorial Day Sunday and Monday, May 27 & 28, respectively.

As many of you know by now, PABLO CRUISE was my first adventure in the music world 44 years ago. Their well deserved success is most likely responsible for Rancho Nicasio as we know it. The chain of events that followed my 1974 career changing decision to bet on them and the “Hollywood” record business and leave “Wall Street” lead to my involvement with other groups, many other artists and songwriters,
a night club and eventually to our historic roadhouse in this beautiful valley. Besides the fact that they were and still are as talented musicians as I have ever worked with, any opportunity for us to hang out together is bonus time to take advantage of.

The members of WONDER BREAD 5 are another great local story. Together for over 20 years, the principals are Marin childhood friends who started a tribute band to the Jackson 5 before it was fashionable for such a thing. Well, years later, tribute bands rule, they have expanded their repertoire to cover 3 decades of pop music, and their show is so entertaining that none of them need a “day” job. These guys are good. This will be their 3rd Memorial Day on the lawn. It’s really fun for the whole family.

Blues and Rock & Roll Hall of Famer ELVIN BISHOP and his BIG FUN TRIO will be with us for Fathers’ Day, June 17. This group’s first CD was nominated for a Grammy Award in the Blues category this year, only losing out, with no good reason in MY opinion, to The ROLLING STONES! No kidding. Oh, well. They played for us indoors in December and just killed it big time. Big fun it is.

For openers that day we have CHRIS CAIN, DANIEL CASTRO and “Mighty” MIKE SCHERMER now known as THE GUITARSONISTS. These are all world class bluesmen. Any Blues Festival in the country would be hard pressed, with the addition of Elvin, to have a more distinguished array of blues guitarists on one stage.


Our annual celebration with the “best party band” we have,


LABOR DAY - September 3rd

The Marin legends, THE SONS of CHAMPLIN have made this date another annual affair at Rancho Nicasio. This event always feels like a great high school reunion somehow.

Just added, and ending our season on October 7th, will be a rare West Coast appearance by the wonderful
It’s been over 10 years since he last visited us and we honor his return.
Here’s a great recent tune of his to remind you what a special songwriter he is.
"It Ain't Over Yet"

These shows are all on sale online now as well as your other longtime favorites PAUL THORN, ASLEEP AT THE WHEEL, subdudes, Ruthie Foster and others.

For those of you NASSO supporters, thanks once again from all of us and the Nicolaou family. For now he continues the regiment his one week of 24/7 chemo treatment followed by 3 weeks of home care for a while longer. He is then scheduled for a bone marrow transplant at Stanford Medical in mid July. Tough stuff. We have almost reached our goal of $25,000. But truth be told, any funding we receive that exceeds that number will be helpful. So we will leave the GoFundMe Page up until Nasso completes his treatments.

Hasta la Vista Amigos

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