Sundstrom Hill Winery will kick off the summer with an acoustic blues duo at Wine’d Down Thursday from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday.
Chicken & Dumpling features Charles “Chicken” Oriel on guitar and Julia “Dumpling” Simon on the bass. Chicken & Dumpling plays the down-home, delta-style blues of Robert Johnson, Big Bill Broonzy and Muddy Waters, in addition to the classic women’s blues of Bessie Smith, Ida Cox and Sippie Wallace.
Chicken & Dumpling also covers contemporary blues artists like Bonnie Raitt and Eric Clapton, as well as some jazz standards and popular songs.
The winery is at 2744 Del Rio Place in Mace Ranch. For more information, call 530-574-1296.