Sun05Jun2016Historic Railroad Square
Free festival in the heart of Santa Rosa. With Music performances by: Royal Jelly Jive, The Dixie Giants, The Bootleg Honeys, John Courage, The Coffis Brothers, Los Ritmicos, Ashley Allred, The Betty Blues, Crow & The Crayon, Circus Maximus, Jon Gonzales Stringband, Oddjob Ensemble, La Mandanga, The Traveling Spectacular, Whiskerman Food, beer, wine, art, and so much more. Let's make this city shine.
Thu30Jun2016SOMO Village Event Center
Self described as a Hippie with Soul, young singer is pairing up with The Monophonics. Stone proves himself deeply devoted to making uncompromisingly soulful music that transcends all pop convention. Like many of his own musical heroes- Stevie Wonder chief among them- Stone pulls off the near-magical feat of channeling a weight of the world sensitivity into his songs while still radiating hope and promise. Stone has been featured on the Ellen Degeneres show, the Conan O’Brien show and was VH1's first "You Oughta Know" artist of 2013.
Sun10Jul2016SOMO Village Event Center
The World’s Greatest Pink Floyd Tribute Show! Brit Floyd (as seen on PBS) with a spectacular new million dollar light show, state of the art video design and an even bigger stage production, international Space and Time CONTINUUM tour promises to be the most ambitious and best Brit Floyd show yet! Following its hugely successful 146 concert date tour around the globe in 2015, Brit Floyd, The World’s Greatest Pink Floyd Show, returns to North America in 2016 to continue its amazing journey through fifty years of Pink Floyd, and the vast and incredible catalogue of music they have given us. As well as performing the favourite moments from The Dark Side of the Moon, Wish You Were Here, Animals, The Wall and The Division Bell... Brit Floyd will treat audiences to its show-stopping rendition of Echoes, in its entirety, from the landmark album Meddle, as well as a host of other Pink Floyd musical gems. This promises to be the most epic prog rock event of the Sonoma County summer! Get your tickets now -- limited amount of reserved seating available! More info.
Fri22Jul2016SOMO Village Event Center
Grace Potter is a powerhouse alternative rock vocalist singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and actress. Potter became the lead singer of the Nocturnals while attending St. Lawrence University. The band self-released two albums before signing with Hollywood Records, and had three full-length studio albums with the label by 2012. The group is known for the song "Paris (Ooh La La)," featuring Potter's vocals. Potter also had a hit duet with Kenny Chesney entitled, "You and Tequila". "Alive Tonight," is the first single from Midnight. It's her first new music since 2012's The Lion The Beast The Beat! Get your tickets now to join this dynamic, enlivening performer for a night of fun at SOMO Village Event Center! More info.
Wed27Jul2016SOMO Village Event Center
featuring Ali Campbell, Astro and Mickey, the founding members of the legendary reggae/pop ensemble that blazed a multicultural musical path with such global hits as “Red Red Wine” and “(I Can’t Help) Falling In Love With You,” will be joined by the greatest living exponents of Jamaica’s reggae tradition, The Wailers. Doors open at 6:30pm with a 7:30pm show. More info.
Sun07Aug2016SOMO Village Event Center
Comes from the expertise of Bill Bowker, long time radio personality. His show, “Blues with Bowker” has been on the air since 1975 and was a multiple winner of "The Best of the North Bay Media Personality" and" Blues DJ of the Year" at the West Coast Blues Hall of Fame Awards. Bill is also a music producer and is currently working with Sheila Groves-Tracey of Bottlerock, Mystic, Uptown Theatre, Sausalito Arts Festival and Twin Oaks Tavern fame on a variety of Sonoma County events this year.
The festival has always hosted great acts including such well known artists as, Magic Slim, Frances Clay, Carey Bell, Charlie Musselwhite, Honey Boy Edwards, Nick Gravenites, Doyle Bramhall 1 and 2, Zora Young, Angela Strehli, Marcia Ball, Robben Ford, Ford Brothers Blues Band, Ronnie Earl, Shuggie Otis and Tracy Nelson.The festival also promotes local, emerging and regional acts and has showcased Tommy Castro, Roy Rogers, Otis Taylor, Eric Lindell, Volker Strifler, Pinetop Perkins, R. L. Burnside, Junior Kimbrough, Kenny Neal and Carolyn Wonderland.
SOMO VillageThe SOMO Concert Series is managed by local high-level music executives working alongside grassroots Sonoma County young professionals to make Sonoma County a regional destination for great musical experiences. Our 3,000 seat outdoor venue is conveniently located in Rohnert Park at the solar-powered SOMO Village, a mixed-use community on 200 acres and designated as the first One Planet Community in North America.
Second Octave Entertainment is a Sonoma County Promoter, Talent Management and Booking agency based in the North Bay. We see Sonoma County as an extraordinary well of music, art, community and live entertainment that is ripe and ready for more. Second Octave Talent is Sonoma County's only licensed and bonded booking agency providing booking services for regional and national tours, one off dates and private engagements. Second Octave Management represents some of the finest regional artists and is committed to promoting talent from Sonoma County to an international audience. Second Octave Entertainment brings spectacular live concerts and an unforgettable experience to each concert we present. We strive to maintain sustainable business practices, operating on solar power and presenting artists that resonate with the County’s unique philosophies.
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