Scenes from Wente’s Front Porch Music Festival

The sixth annual music festival marked the winery’s most successful year yet, drawing large crowds to see headliners the Dodos and the Mountain Goats perform in the intimate Livermore venue....

Wente Vineyards’ sixth annual Front Porch Music Festival may have finally gotten Livermore the musical cred it deserves. While the winery has hosted big names such as John Fogerty and Sheryl Crow this summer, the September 1 festival transformed Wente’s Tesla Road venue into a prime destination for music fans from across the Bay, many drawn to the festival for headliners the Dodos and the Mountain Goats. Both lawns quickly filled with blankets and chairs, lines for wine and food (which sold out at one point) stretched back, and by the time the Dodos took the stage, a large crowd filled with eager fans had gathered.:

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