For the past year, during their shelter-in-place, Mindi and her husband Eric have been hosting Facebook live music and wine sessions from their living room or porch, every Tuesday, 5:00PM Pacific/8:00PM Eastern. If you've missed any, catch up on the complete sessions below.

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Session #1 - March 24, 2020

Mindi plays "True Blue", "Where There's A Woman There's A Way", "Amazing Grace", "Save Tonight" (with Eric on guitar) and "Bloom".

Eric talks about Treble Clef Chardonnay.

Session #2 - March 31, 2020

Mindi plays "Make A Wish", "Here For You", "Born To Run" (sax solo), "Pink Cadillac" (with Eric on guitar), "Smile" and "Be Beautiful" (ending on her back deck).

Eric talks about Vive Le Rock Petite Sirah

Session #3 - April 7, 2020

Mindi plays "Come As You Are", "Say It With Love" (from her album "Forever" to be released soon), "Pretty Good For A Girl" (with Eric on guitar), "Ain't No Sunshine" (A tribute to Bill Withers), "Summertime" and "Flirt".

Eric talks about Pretty Good For A Girl Rose.

Session #4 - April 14, 2020

Mindi plays "Wild Heart", "I'll Be Your Home", "Love The One You're With" (with Eric on guitar), "Fine Wine and Vinyl" (from her album "Forever" to be released soon), "Remember", and "Live My Life".

Eric talks about Harmony GSM.

Session #5 - April 21, 2020

Mindi plays "As Good As It Gets", "High Five", "You Send Me" (with Eric on guitar), "Good Day For The Blues", "Change" and "Mercy, Mercy, Mercy".

Eric talks about Soul Cabernet Sauvignon.

Session #6 - April 28, 2020

Mindi plays "Haute Sauce", "My Romance", "Imagine", "Bad News" (with Eric on guitar), "You've Got A Friend", and "Superstition".

Eric talks about Imagine 2016 Santa Lucia Highlands / Monterey County Pinot Noir.

Session #7 - May 4, 2020

A Tribute to Stevie Wonder

Mindi plays "Sir Duke" (with Eric on guitar), "Overjoyed", "Ribbon in the Sky", "Living for the City", "I Wish", and "You are the Sunshine of My Life".

Eric talks about Champagne.

Session #8 - May 11, 2020

A Tribute to Those We've Lost

Mindi plays "Tutti Frutti" (Little Richard), "Angel from Montgomery" (John Prine), "Let Me Hear It From You" and "I Love To Play The Saxophone" (Sweet Pea Atkinson), "I Can Remember", and "Just The Two Of Us" (Bill Withers).

Eric ("The Cork Dork") answers wine questions.

Session #9 - May 19, 2020

Songs of Hope and Happiness

Mindi plays "The Dream", "S'all Good", "Somewhere Over The Rainbow" (with Eric on ukulele), "It's A Beautiful Day", "I Wonder", and "Gonna Be Alright".

Eric ("The Cork Dork") answers more wine questions.

Week of May 24

Mindi took a break from her weekly living room Wine+Music sessions to celebrate both her birthday and anniversary.

Session #10 - June 3, 2020

Songs of Love

Mindi plays "Save The Last Dance", "Stars", "Love Me Like A Man (with Eric on guitar)", "Harvest Moon", "Someday My Prince Will Come", and "Head Over Heals".

Eric talks about Mumm Napa Sparkling Brut Rose and answers more wine questions.

Session #11 - June 9, 2020

Songs of Inspiration

Mindi plays "April" (from her soon-to-be released new album), "Now's the Time" (Charlie Parker), "Hallelujah", "Angels", "Ooh Child", "Purple Rain", and "What's Going On".

Eric talks about Reserve Tastings' Soul - a 2016 Paso Robles Cabernet Sauvignon.

June 20, 2020

Rick's Cafe Live

Instead of her weekly Wine+Music session in her living room, Mindi drove to Rick Braun's home in LA where he had also been broadcasting weekly live sessions and had started to include other musicians. Mindi, with most of her band, played alongside Rick for an exciting evening.

Session #12 - June 23, 2020

Mindi plays "Sugar", "Sittin' On The Dock Of The Bay", "Find 100 Ways", "Wild Horses", "Alive" (from the soon-to-be-released album), and "Work Song".

Eric talks about sampling wines for Reserve Tastings.

Session #13 - June 30, 2020

Live from Hollywood

Mindi plays "The Dick Van Dyke Show Theme" (A tribute to Carl Reiner), "Fire And Rain", "Straight, No Chaser", "Amazing Grace" (A tribute to Khari Parker), "Salt And Lime", and "America The Beautiful".

Eric talks about Sauvignon Blanc.

Session #14 - July 7, 2020

With Special Guest Peter White

Mindi plays "Every Time", "Homeward Bound" (from Peter's new album), "I Can't Wait For Christmas", "Bueno Funk", "Lucy's", and "River".

Peter talks about Boddington's Pub Ale.

Session #15 - July 14, 2020

Peter White Returns

Mindi and Peter play "Promenade", "Smile", "I'll Be Your Home", "Can't Get Enough", "Bloom", and "Dream Walk"

Eric talks about English Sparkling Wine - and accidentally (?) showers Mindi.

Session #16 - July 21, 2020

Songs about Going Places

Mindi plays "Georgia", "Far Away", "On and On", "Just Say When", "Come Together", and "Fly Away".

Eric uses sight, smell and taste to correctly identify a wine hidden by Mindi.

Session #17 - July 28, 2020

More with Peter White

Mindi and Peter play "Are You Mine?" "True Blue", "In My Life", "Hey Jude", "Save Tonight", "Miss You", "Who's That Lady?", "California Dreamin'" and "Walkin' in a Winter Wonderland".

Eric talks about Nyetimber sparkling wine from Sussex, England.

Session #18 - August 11, 2020

Mindi & Peter - Together Again

Mindi and Peter play "Flirt", "Venice Beach", "The Long and Winding Road", "Wild Horses", "You Can't Always Get What You Want", "Save the Last Dance", and a medley of Peter's songs.

Eric talks about the wine region of Sonoma.

Session #19 - August 18, 2020

Mindi & Rick Braun

Mindi and Rick play "Lucy's", "What A Wonderful World", "Notorious", "Wade In The Water", "Stand By Me", "Flirt", and "Grazing In The Grass".

During the wine intermission, Eric sabres off the top of a champagne bottle.

Session #20 - Sept 1, 2020

Live from Clearwater, featuring Third Richardson and Shawn Brown

Mindi and the guys play "Imagine", "Europa", "Be Beautiful", "Love and Happiness", "I Can't Make You Love Me", and "Takin' It To The Streets/Ain't No Mountain High Enough"

Eric introduces Blueberry Wine from Keel & Curley Winery, Plant City, FL.

Session #21 - Sept 8, 2020

Live from Hollywood, featuring Third Richardson and Tony Pulizzi

Mindi and the guys play "Wild Heart", "Forever", "Old Time Rock 'n' Roll", "Bloom", "I'll Be Your Home", and "Baby Get It On"

Eric discusses the label designs of Vive Le Rock and Soundwave.

Session #22 - Sept 22, 2020

With Ellis Hall - "The Ambassador of Soul"

Mindi and Ellis play "How Sweet It Is To Be Loved By You", "Welcome", "Georgia On My Mind", "Use Me", "Don't Know Much About History", "Gotta Get Ready", and "A Change Is Gonna Come".

Eric talks about SOUL 2016 Paso Robles Cab.

Session #23 - Sept 29, 2020

With "Pablo Blanco" and Matthew Hager

Mindi and the guys played "Lucy's", "Every Time", "The Joint", "Bueno Funk", "How Does It Feel", "Holding Back The Years" and "Come Together/California Dreamin'"

Eric performed another successful sabrage on a bottle of Napa Champagne as a tribute to all his friends and colleagues in the wine industry battling wild fires.

Wine + New Music Video Listening Party - Oct 2, 2020

With Niko Bolas, Studio Engineer for Mindi's "Forever" album

Mindi and Eric played the new "Making of 'Forever'" video and talked with Niko about his role in the recording of the album plus the duties of a studio engineer.

Eric introduced "Sound Wave" - a 2018 Napa Valley Chardonnay with the actual soundwave of the "Forever" song on the label.

Session #24 - Oct 14, 2020

With Ellis Hall

Mindi and Ellis played "Lucy's", "Let The Good Times Roll", "Drift Away", "Girl You're Not In Kansas Anymore", "Signed Sealed Delivered", and "Thank You Baby".

Eric introduced "Soloist" - a Reserve Tastings Sonoma Pinot Noir in tribute to those dealing with the wine country wild fires.

Session #25 - Oct 27, 2020

With Rick Braun and Tony Pulizzi

Mindi and the guys played "Cold Duck Time", "Mercy, Mercy, Mercy", "Heard It Through The Grapevine", "Cadillac Slim", "The Joint", and "Use Me".

Eric introduced the (sold out) 2017 Vive La Musique St Helena Cabernet Sauvignon, supporting MusiCares®, giving back to the music industry.

Bonus Election Night Session - Session #26 - Nov 3, 2020

With Dave Koz

Mindi and Dave had planned to surprise voters waiting in lines to vote with some live music. However, after visiting six polling stations in Los Angeles, they found no lines. So they decided to surprise the internet instead, playing several patriotic songs, along with a few other favorites.

Eric joined in with his sabre to open a bottle of champagne in celebration to America.

Session #27 - Nov 10, 2020

With Rodney Lee

Rodney played mashups of funk from the 70's and Mindi joined in on Jungle Man/Burn, Back to Life/Positive Thing, Suit and Tie/Pleasure for Your Pleasure, Golden/Thank You, The Middle/Stomp and Bucket and Rumor Has It/Cold Sweat.

Eric introduced the new Reserve Tastings Malbec.

Session #28 - Nov 17, 2020

With Peter White & Vincent Ingala
at Peter's house

Mindi and the guys played "Work Song", "Ain't No Sunshine", "River", "Santa Claus Is Coming To Town", "Albatross" and "Under The Boardwalk".

Eric served Pretty Good Foe A Girl Rosé and suggested some Thanksgiving Day pairings.

Session #29 - Nov 24, 2020

With Byrd the Baliff and Herman Jackson

Mindi and the guys played "Use Me", "Sittin' on the Dock of the Bay", "Summertime", "Just the Two of Us", "A Song for You", and "Sir Duke".

Eric introduced the new Reserve Tastings Malbec "Shades of Blue".

Rick's Christmas Cafe - Nov 28, 2020

Mindi joined Rick Braun for an all-Christmas show

Rick redecorated his living room in a Christmas theme and hosted Mindi during his regular Saturday night "Rick's Cafe Live".

But on this week they performed a throwback-style Christmas show in the mold of Andy Williams or the Osmond Family.

Session #30 - Dec 1, 2020

Mindi solo from her Hollywood living room

Mindi played "The Christmas Song", "I'll Be Home For Christmas", "Red Red Wine" with Eric on ukulele, "Someone To Watch Over Me", "Happy Birthday" (a sample of her videos), and "Say It With Love".

Eric introduced Soloist Pinot Noir.

Session #31 - Dec 8, 2020

Randy Jacobs joined Mindi for a Boneshakin' Christmas

Together they played "Merry Christmas Baby", "The Best Part Of Christmas", "Seven Day Fool", "Rockin' Around The Christmas Tree", "All I Got For Christmas Is The Blues" and "Vinyl".

Eric poured Sound Wave Chardonnay.

Session #32 - Dec 22, 2020

A special year-end show of gratitude and hope

Mindi performed "You've Got A Friend", "Christmastime Is Here", and "Imagine". Mindi and Eric drank champagne and played messages from friends and family. Together, they read a special Holiday poem that Mindi had written and played a look-back video they had created on the highlights of 2020.

Session #33 - Jan 19, 2021

Featuring Casey (Bassy) Abrams

Mindi and Casey played "What A Wonderful World", "L'esprit Nouveau", "Hit The Road Jack", "'Sall Good", "Be Beautiful" and "Simple Life".

In the new "Drinking with Eric" segment, Eric discussed the differences in wine corks.

Session #34 - Jan 26, 2021

Featuring Dave Yaden

Mindi and Dave played "Wild Heart", "Haute Sauce", "I'll Be Your Home", "Freedom", "Kiddo's Revenge" and "No Good Deed Goes Unpunished."

In the new "Drinking with Eric" segment, Eric discussed how to preserve an opened bottle of wine for another day.

Session #35 - Feb 02, 2021

Featuring Peter White

Mindi and Peter played "Here Comes The Sun", "Pretty Good For A Girl", "No Woman No Cry", "I Want You To Want Me", "How Deep Is Your Love", and "Flirt".

In his "Drinking with Eric" segment, Eric talked about wines from Oregon.

Session #36 - Feb 09, 2021

Featuring Jim Peterik

Mindi and Jim played "Forever", "Is This Love", "Vehicle", "The Search Is Over" and "Wild Heart".

Eric, Mindi and Jim drank "Notes" - a 2018 Santa Ynez Valley Viognier.

Session #37 - Feb 23, 2021

Featuring Melanie Taylor & Terry Wollman

Mindi, Melanie and Terry played and sang "Be Beautiful", "What It Takes", "Love The One You're With", "Where There's A Woman There's A Way", "Something Wrong" and "Waiting On The World To Change".

Eric introduced "The Theory Of Joy" a 2018 Dry Creek Valley Zinfandel.

Session #38 - Mar 2, 2021

Mindi & Eric

Due to a medical emergency, Chris Standring was unable to appear as scheduled. He is doing well, but Eric filled in on a few tunes on ukelele.

Mindi played "Bloom", "Any Way You Wanna", "I Love To Play The Saxophone", "Hey, Soul Sister" and "Down For The Count".

Eric talked about Chalk Hill Chardonnay and magnum bottles.

Session #39 Part A - March 9

Celebrating the Pre-Order of "The Best of Mindi Abair"

Using a talk show format, Eric interviewed Mindi about the highlights of her career. Due to technical issues, this is the first half of this session.

Mindi played "Lucy's" and "Wild Heart".

Mindi and Eric toasted the album with champagne.

Session #39 Part B - March 9

Celebrating the Pre-Order of "The Best of Mindi Abair"

Using a talk show format, Eric interviewed Mindi about the highlights of her career. Due to technical issues, this is the second half of this session.

Mindi played "April".

Mindi and Eric toasted the new album with champagne.

Session #40 - March 16

Featuring Patrick Bradley

Mindi and Patrick played "Crows on the Lawn", "April", "Completely Yours", "Gonna Be Alright", "Exhale" and "It Just Happens That Way."

Eric introduced 2018 Vive La Musique Oakville Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon - A luxury wine where every bottle supports MusiCares®, giving back to the music industry.

Session #41 - March 23

Featuring Bill Champlin

Mindi and Bill played "Look Away", "Livin' For Love", "Turn Your Love Around", "After The Love Has Gone", "A Stevie Song" and "Hard Habit To Break."

Eric poured Vive La Musique which supports MusiCares®.

Session #42 - April 6

Featuring Ron Reinhardt

This week Mindi performed befoe a live outdoor audience at the Clearwater Botanical Gardens.

While the setting was idyllic, the internet access was challenging. As a result, we were unable to capture the video.

Session #43 - April 20

Featuring Kat Dyson

Mindi and Kat played "What's Going On", "Where There's A Woman There's A Way", "Real Man", "True Colors", "Come Together" and "Back At The Chicken Shack."

Eric poured "Sound Wave" Chardonnay and discussed facts about the Napa region.

Session #44 - April 27

Featuring Katy Guillen & Steph Williams

Mindi and the girls played "Got My Mojo Working", "Be Beautiful", "Money" (a World-Premiere video), "No Control", "Pretty Good For A Girl" and "Grind."

Eric introduced the newest wine from Reserve Tastings, Flower Child Rosé.

Session #45 - May 11

Featuring Greg Manning

Mindi and Greg played "Lucy's", "Sunrise Boulevard", "Flirt", "Dance With Me", "I Can't Make You Love Me" and "Mercy, Mercy, Mercy".

Eric poured, Flower Child Rosé and discussed how wines get their color.

Session #46 - June 1

Featuring Rick Braun

Mindi and Rick played "Tijuana Dance", "Cadillac Slim", "Lucy's", "Ain't No Sunshine", "Get Up And Dance" and "Flirt".

Eric poured 2019 Flower Child Sonoma Coast Rosé in celebration of National Rosé Day, June 12.

Session #47 - June 15

Featuring Chris Standring

Mindi and Chris played "Shake You Up", "Mojo", "Love and Paragraphs", "Girls' Night Out", "Kaleidoscope" and "Wild Heart".

Eric taught us how to quickly chill a white wine.

Session #48 - July 3

An Independence Weekend
Celebration featuring Peter White

Mindi and Peter played "Promenade", "American Woman", "America", "Englishman in L.A. (NY)", "Route 66" and "Living in America."

Session #49 - August 10

Featuring The Reverend Shawn Amos

Mindi, Shawn and the Doctor played "27 Dollars", "Bright Lights, Big City", "Good Day For The Blues", "The Hollywood Blues", "Ain't Gonna Name Names", "I'm Ready" and "Boogie."

Eric introduced "So You Wanna Be A Rock 'n' Roll Star" wine.

Session #50 - September 28

Featuring Matthew Hager

Mindi and Matthew played "Lucy's", "Momo", "Come As You Are", "Flirt" and "True Blue."

In celebration of the 50th session, Eric sabred a bottle of champagne using a wine glass.

Session #51 - October 5

Featuring Ellis Hall

Mindi and Ellis played "What Does It Take", "Higher Ground", "You've Got A Friend", "Some Days Were Meant For Rain" and "I Heard It Through The Grapevine."

Eric introduced Vive La Musique, a Howell Mountain, Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon, with proceeds going to The GRAMMY Museum.


Mindi and Eric will be doing these sessions every Tuesday on her Facebook page.