Ever since his time in the Wildwood Boys with Jerry Garcia and his co-founding of New Riders of the Purple Sage in the 1960s, David Nelson
’s place in Bay Area music history has spanned rock, bluegrass, country and more. Fronting the David Nelson Band for 25 years, Nelson turns 75 this year and celebrates both milestones with a massive concert
featuring the members of the band and several special surprise guests on hand to help blow out the candles. Friday, June 22, at Mystic Theatre & Music Hall, 23 Petaluma Blvd. N., Petaluma. 7:30pm. $50. 707.775.6048.