Special 'Colby Red' Theme to Kick off 'Tuesday Concerts in the Plaza'

Makers of nationally famous red wine are one of prime event sponsors.


A new, heart-healthy wrinkle has been added to the first of Healdsburg's “Tuesdays in the Plaza” concert series on May 29.

One of the prime sponsors of the series will hold a special event at the opening concert, which features Los Pinguos, an all-male band originally from Argentina, playing a mix of Latin rhythms.

To see a lineup of all the bands, Concerts start at 6 p.m.

The premium sponsor in question isColby Red Wine has been featured on the in the last 12 months.

T, who at the ages of 8 and 9 underwent back-to-back open heart surgeries. Profits from the wine support charities across the USA and Canada that promote heart health.

According to concert organizers at the Colby and his family would love to see everyone turn out for the opening concert wearing something red.

Free T-shirts will be given out to the first 300 people wearing red who visit the Colby Red Wine sponsor’s booth.

"Please help support a great cause, and your community, and wear RED to the first concert on May 29," parks and recreation staff said.

Last month, the Healdsburg City Council voted to extend the permitted time for alcohol consumption by an hour to 5 p.m. No alcohol is sold at the event but people may bring their own.

In addition to Colby Red, other 2012 Premium Sponsors are: the and

Food vendors are located on Plaza Street. Six local favorites: , , , and will be offering a wide variety of street food from 5 to 8 p.m.

"No need to pack a picnic," city staff said.  "Our food vendors have something for everyone: pizza, salads, sandwiches, tamales, burgers, fries, sausages and desserts."

Concert attendees are asked to please set up their chairs and blankets after 4 p.m. and to leave their pets at home.

Plaza Park is located at the corner of Matheson Street & Healdsburg Avenue.

For more information, call the Healdsburg Parks & Recreation Department at 707-431-3301.


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