Dana Fuchs at Hawk Haven’s Rootstock Vineyard Concert Series

In its fourth year, the Rootstock Vineyard Concert Series presented by Hawk Haven Vineyard features renowned musicians, award-winning wines and food trucks at Hawk Haven’s scenic vineyard setting. Every Friday the concert events start at 4 p.m. Tickets are $5 in advance (until noon the day of the show) and $10 at the door.

Rootstock Vineyard Concert Series is a feast for the senses, offering great music, stunning vineyard sunsets, The Cape May Food Shed Farmers’ Market and food trucks that complement award-winning Hawk Haven wines. Named for the essential part of the grape vine, Rootstock combines beautiful vineyard ambiance and intimate performances by world-class musicians. Grab a seat at one of our picnic tables or kick back on your beach chair beside the vines.

There will be food trucks offering tasty street eats including tacos, empanadas, pulled pork sandwiches and more. New this year, journey through the Farmers’ Market at Rootstock featuring Cape May County grown produce such as heirloom tomatoes, eggplants, blueberries, cucumbers and more!

On Friday, Aug. 17, Dana Fuchs will perform from 7 to 8:30 p.m. for 90 minutes non-stop. 

With Dana Fuchs, all bets are off. Rewind to the early aughts and the singer’s dazzling career began when she ignited the New York club scene with a run of soul-drenched albums and a voice acclaimed by Classic Rock magazine as “juke-joint dirty and illicit, evoking Joplin, Jagger and a cigarette bobbing in a glass of bourbon.” Now, this fearless artist rips it up and starts again with Love Lives On, the hotly anticipated fourth album on which Dana fights back from personal tragedy with a sound inspired by the siren call of American soul. “This album is all about hope and perseverance,” she says. “It’s a new beginning for me in every way…”