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Petaluma Music Festival

Saturday, August 4th, 2018 – Sonoma-Marin Fairgrounds, Petaluma


The 11th Annual Petaluma Music Festival will feature:
*  15 fantastic bands on 4 stages, including nationally recognized artists
*  A shaded seating section for VIP ticket holders and sponsors with complimentary hors d’oeuvres, wine, and beer
*  A wonderful Kids Area (kids 12 and under are admitted into the festival for free)
*  The fine beers of the Lagunitas Brewing Company
*  Free drinking water
*  A variety of specialty food, merchandise, and local business vendors
*  State-of-the-art sound system and staging
*  A fantastic silent auction and celebrity autographed guitar raffle
*  Music artist booth for audience meet-and-greet, autographs, and artist merchandise
*  Festival merchandise including t-shirts and posters
*  All proceeds benefit the music education programs of all Petaluma area public schools


Gates open at 11:30 AM, Music from 12:00 PM to 9:30 PM


Silent Auction tables are open from 12:00 PM until 6:00 PM.
Cash, credit cards and local area checks are accepted for paying for winning bids.


All performance times are approximate and are subject to change:

Saturday, August 4th

Festival Stage

8:00 – 9:30 – Railroad Earth
5:30 – 7:00 – Melvin Seals & JGB
3:30 – 4:45 – The Brothers Comatose
1:45 – 2:45 – The Sam Chase & The Untraditional
12:00 – 1:00 – The Coffis Brothers & The Mountain Men

Lagunitas Stage

6:45 – 8:00 – Ron Artis II & The Truth
4:45 – 6:00 – Royal Jelly Jive
2:45 – 4:00 – Danny Click & The Hell Yeahs!
12:45 – 1:45 – Rainbow Girls

Petaluma Stage

6:30 – 7:30 – Afrofunk Experience
4:45 – 5:45 – La Gente
2:45 – 3:45 – Black Sheep Brass Band
1:00 – 2:00 – Mike Saliani Band

Acoustic Stage

7:00 – 7:30 – Royal Jelly Jive
6:00 – 6:30 – Danny Click
5:00 – 5:30 – Ron Artis II
4:00 – 4:30 – Sam Chase
3:00 – 3:30 – Rainbow Girls
2:00 – 2:30 – Coffis Brothers
1:00 – 1:30 – Dirty Red Barn
12:00 – 12:30 – Peach Thieves


Go to “Ticket Info” for more information


The Sonoma-Marin Fairgrounds, 175 Fairgrounds Drive, Petaluma, California 94952


Parking is available at the Sonoma-Marin Fairgrounds Parking Lot and is FREE.  Entry into the Fairgrounds Parking Lot is from Washington Street.


Take Highway 101 to the Washington Street exit.  Proceed west on Washington Street to the Fairgrounds.  The Fairgrounds are just two blocks west of Highway 101.  Go to Directions for more information.


Water bottle (please bring it empty and we will fill it for free)
Blanket or low-profile lawn chair – no more than 30″ from ground to top of chair
Dancing shoes or comfortable walking shoes
Cash or credit cards


No coolers, food, cans, glass bottles or alcohol
No pets (service animals excepted)
No umbrellas, canopies, or patio chairs
No recording devices or digital video cameras


General Admission & VIP gates will open at 11:30 AM.  When arriving at the event, please present your ticket for a wristband at the festival ticketing area.  We require every patron to wear a valid, Petaluma Music Festival issued wristband at all times while on the grounds.  California State Law prohibits bringing cans or bottles into the festival grounds.  No coolers, food, or beverages, will be allowed through the gates. All festival attendees are subject to search.


The Petaluma Music Festival staff will work to assist festival patrons with ADA needs.  Please indicate wheelchair accessible needs by e-mailing:


It is the policy of the Petaluma Music Festival to not allow any audio/video recording at any time during the festival.


We reserve the right to refuse entry to anyone.  We reserve the right to stop serving alcohol to anyone.  No refunds or exchanges, rain or shine.  Artists are subject to change without notice.  All festival attendees are subject to search.


For more information, email us at:

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