The successor to Bruce Cohn’s popular fall festival at BR Cohn Winery, the inaugural Sonoma Music Festival takes Cohn’s charitable efforts to the fabled Field of Dreams near downtown Sonoma for three days of classic rock bands and local favorites rocking out for various North Bay charities. Friday features Chicago and America. Saturday includes Ringo Starr & His All-Starr Band and Pablo Cruise. Sunday goes all out with the Doobie Brothers, Michael McDonald, Gregg Allman and the Edgar Winter Band. The Sonoma Music Festival also has the best in Sonoma Valley food and wine when it takes place Friday to Sunday, Oct. 2-4, 151 First St. W., Sonoma. $89 and up. sonomamusicfestival.com.