George Benson

Star guitarists George Benson and George Thorogood will top the lineup at the Russian River Jazz and Blues Festival, running Sept. 22-23 at Johnson’s Beach in Guerneville.

The festival also stars Taj Mahal, Robert Randolph, Brian Culberton, David Sanborn, and Eric Lindell and the Blues Broads.

Advance tickets: single day — adults, $50, age 6-12, $10;  two-day pass for adults, $80.

Information:;  (707) 869-1595.