Family Stone wraps up ETC season

Family Stone

Red square Photo gallery: 13 photos of faces in the crowd and the show

Just back from a tour of Europe and Great Britain, the Family Stone rolled into Rancho Murieta Saturday night with a celebration of rock, funk and soul that provided the grand finale for the 10th Entertainment, Theatre and Culture for Rancho Murieta concert season. Above, original Sly and the Family Stone members Jerry Martini and Cynthia Robinson were joined by vocalist Trina Johnson-Finn in a stellar line-up of musicians performing "Dance to the Music," "It's a Family Affair," "Everyday People," "Hot Fun in the Summertime" and other of the group's classics. After concluding the show with "I Want to Take You Higher," the group returned for an encore performance of "Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Again)," and dedicated the funk anthem to Sly Stone. Read more »

Family Stone helps ETC wrap up season Sept. 10

Family Stone

The Family Stone will bring the music of Sly and the Family Stone to Rancho Murieta.

The 10th season of  Entertainment, Theatre & Culture for Rancho Murieta concludes Saturday,  Sept. 10, with a concert by The Family Stone that features Jerry Martini and Cynthia Robinson. Both are founding members of Sly and the Family Stone, the groundbreaking San Francisco rock, funk and soul band. Read more »

Summerfest goes out with a bang


Red square Photo gallery: 15 photos from Saturday afternoon
Red square Photo gallery: 43 photos from Saturday night

The fireworks were spectacular, and they were only part of the fun at Stonehouse Park as the Summerfest carnival concluded Saturday. Read more »

Summerfest is coming this weekend


For some, the rides are the most memorable part of Summerfest.

Summerfest, the annual event that transforms Stonehouse Park into a neon midway of rides, games, food and entertainment,  begins at 5 p.m. Friday and continues Saturday from noon to 11 p.m. The event has been put on since 2000 by volunteers in the community for residents and their guests. Admission is $15 per person and $25 for a two-day pass. Children 3 years and under are admitted free. Read more »

Echoes of Santana at Lake Clementia

Gregg Rolie

Red square Photo gallery: 30 photos of faces in the crowd

Gregg Rolie, a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, heated up a cool evening at Lake Clementia Amphitheater Saturday when he and his seven-member band performed the fusion of Latin music, rock and blues that defined Santana, the legendary group Rolie co-founded in the 1960s. The concert was the latest in the summer series offered by Entertainment, Theatre and Culture for Rancho Murieta. Read more »

Beautiful morning to treasure-hunt

Trash 'n' Treasure

Sellers and shoppers enjoyed perfect weather Saturday morning for the Murieta Village Trash 'n' Treasure event. Sellers set up shop in the shady courtyard area next to the clubhouse.

Rock hall of famer coming to Clementia Amphitheater Aug. 20

Gregg Rolie

Gregg Rolie, a founding member of mega-groups Santana and Journey and a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, appears at Lake Clementia Amphitheater Saturday, Aug. 20, as part of the Entertainment, Theatre and Culture for Rancho Murieta summer concert series. You can get a video taste of his show below. Read more »

Village Trash ‘n’ Treasure Aug. 20

Murieta Village is sponsoring a Trash ‘n’ Treasure event Aug. 20 and everyone’s invited. The community yard sale takes place in the shady area next to the village clubhouse from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.  A $2 hot dog, soda and chips lunch will be offered. Spaces are available for $10. To reserve a space, contact Shirley Carter, 354-2106, or Wayne Kuntz, 354-2699.

Born in New Jersey -- and visiting Rancho Murieta

Bruce in the USA

Red square Photo gallery: 41 photos of faces in the crowd

Bruce in the USA channeled the glory days of Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band Saturday night at Lake Clementia Amphitheater to the delight of the audience of about 700. It was the latest entry in the Entertainment, Theatre & Culture for Rancho Murieta summer concert series. Front man Matt Ryan has been playing Springsteen for more than a decade. Read more »

Bruce Springsteen tribute show at Lake Clementia Saturday night


By most accounts, Bruce Springsteen puts on the best concert party in rock.  And by most accounts, Bruce in the USA, appearing Saturday night in Rancho Murieta, captures that magic and fun with an electric realism.  A video follows, so you can judge for yourself. Read more »

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