Bottle RockIt Festival Proves Wine & Local Music a Perfect Pairing

More than 20 bands played on a beautiful afternoon at Wente Vineyards on September 10th.

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The Front Porch plays at the Bottle RockIt Festival at Wente Vineyards. Their folksy charm and strong sound had people of all ages dancing.
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5th Generation winemaker Karl Wente performs with The Front Porch. The band was formed after jam session on the front porch of his home.
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Music & wine fans cheer on musicians on a sunny afternoon in Livermore.
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A sign declares Wente Vineyards a California Landmark. The sign is nearly 30 years old. Wente was established in 1883.
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The Front Porch singer croons with a country rock quality to his voice.
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South Bay Band Young Science gets ready to take the subsonic stage. They told fans their name comes from their science majors.
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One of the hundreds of wine barrels lining the room for the subsonic stage.
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San Jose Based Picture Atlantic takes the homegrown stage.
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Picture Atlantic's lead singer has "invest in quality music" written on his guitar.
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Picture atlantic plays for a few dozen people. Many of the bands hung around in the audience to watch eachother's sets.
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Two young girls enjoy the music. There was no shortage of jumping and "rock on" fist pumping.
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The Hundred Days plays as the sun starts to go down, a sweet repreive from the heat.
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The Hundred Days is from San Francisco.
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AB & the Sea's lead singer rocks the homegrown stage. The band has gotten a lot of attention for it's easy going, Beach Boys sound.
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AB & The Sea invited the crowd to do the Mashed Potatoes.
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Young Science joins AB & The Sea on stage for "In the Sunshine." You could feel the love and support between the bay area bands.
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Dirty Vegas spun an hour long set in the subsonic room.
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Many people got excited when they performed their first major hit "Days Gone By."
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They've got a new album called "Electronic Love."
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