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Want to help wine country fire victims? These big names will be rocking benefit concerts

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The Tubbs Fire raging in Northern California has leveled one Santa Rosa neighborhood and left many other areas devastated.
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The Tubbs Fire raging in Northern California has leveled one Santa Rosa neighborhood and left many other areas devastated.

BottleRock Presents is offering a series of three concerts in Sonoma and Napa counties that will benefit victims of the wine country wildfires, according to The Press-Democrat. And there are at least two other benefit concerts from which to choose.

BottleRock Presents produces the popular spring music concert in Napa annually.

The concerts are as follows:

Counting Crows

The Counting Crows will perform at “For Love of Sonoma” on Nov. 18 in Weill Hall at the Green Music Center in Rohnert Park. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Thursday.

Michael Franti and Spearhead

Michael Franti and Spearhead is performing at “For the Love of Napa” on Nov. 18 at the Robert Mondavi Winery in Oakville. R&B band Vintage Trouble will open. Tickets go on sale at 9 a.m. Thursday.

Train

Train will perform Dec. 1 at the JaM Cellars Ballroom at the Napa Valley Opera House in downtown Napa. Tickets go on sale at 11 a.m. Thursday.

Proceeds will go to the Napa Valley and Sonoma County community foundations, the North Bay Fire Relief Fund and NomaGives. Click here to see other ways to help, places to donate and resources for fire victims.)

For tickets and more, visit BottleRockNapaValley.com.

Here are some of the other benefit concerts being offered around the region:

  • Metallica will perform at The Band Together Bay Area Benefit Concert on Nov. 9 at AT&T Park in San Francisco, The Mercury News reports. Dave Matthews, G-Eazy and others will also perform. Tickets for the Band Together Bay Area Benefit Concert are $49.50-$199.50; visit bandtogetherbayarea.org and Ticketmaster.com. Money goes to Tipping Point Community.
  • An unplugged acoustic event is planned at 7:30 p.m. Friday at JaM Cellars Ballroom in downtown Napa. The event will feature LeAnn Rimes, ZZ Ward, All American Rejects, among others. Tickets are $50; find info and tickets here. It benefits Redwood Credit Union’s North Bay Fire Relief Fund.
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