Here’s your guide to 2023 summer concert series and music festivals in Sonoma County!
Friday Night Live
May 26 – September 1, 2023
Street Fair 6pm Live Music 6:30-9:30pm
Friday Night Live, produced by the Cloverdale Arts Alliance, offers family-friendly activities, food and drink, art & crafts, and more every Friday evening. Lineup includes Chris Jones & The Night Drivers, Polyrhythmics, David Luning Band, The Pulsators, Shinyribs, Roy Rogers & The Delta Rhythm Kings, The Coffis Brothers, La Gente SF, and more!
Downtown Cloverdale at the Plaza, 122 N Cloverdale Blvd.
Cotati Accordion Festival
Saturday & Sunday, August 19-20, 2023
A multi-cultural, multi-generational music extravaganza. 7 stages, dance lessons, food and craft vendors. 9:30am-8pm.
La Plaza Park, La Plaza Street, Cotati.
Cotati Music Festival
Saturday, June 24, 2023
A free family friendly community event. Feat. The Pulsators, Dustin Saylor, Batacha, Gas Money, The BluesBurners. 12-6pm.
La Plaza Park, La Plaza Street, Cotati.
Sunset Music Series The Ranch at Lake Sonoma
Sundays, 5:30 until sunset; May 21, June 18, July 16, Aug 20, Sept 17, Oct 15, 2023
Free concert inside the park at Lake Sonoma. Enjoy live music, food, beer and wine. Sunset and lake views free of charge. Featuring Awesome Hotcakes, SoloRio, Johnny Tsunami & The Hurricanes, and more!
100 Marina Rd., Geyserville
Healdsburg Jazz Festival
June 17-25, 2023
Featuring artists from a wide array of genres, including Diane Reeves, Samara Joy, Bill Frisell Trio, John Santos, Pharaoh Sanders & Joey DeFrancesco, and more at various Healdsburg locations.
Rodney Strong Summer Concert Series
Saturdays, June 17, July 15, July 30, Aug. 26, 2023
Presented by the Luther Burbank Center for the Arts, musical guests include Marc Cohn & Shawn Colvin, The Wood Brothers & ZZ Ward, Chris Isaak, and Larkin Poe.
11455 Old Redwood Highway, Healdsburg.
Tuesdays in the Plaza, Healdsburg
Tuesday, May 30 – August 29, 2023
Weekly concerts provide an eclectic and unique line-up of bands performing from 6-8pm, plus locally sourced food vendors starting at 5pm.
Healdsburg Ave & Matheson St., Healdsburg.
Sundays in the Plaza
Sundays, June 4 – Aug. 13, 2023
Join us for a series of relaxing afternoons in the plaza this summer from 1-3pm. Bring a picnic, sit back, relax and enjoy the melodies. Bands TBA. No performances on June 18 and July 2, 2023.
Healdsburg Ave & Matheson St, Healdsburg.
Saturday, June 17, 2023, 1-6pm
Feat. Onye & The Messengers, Spike Sikes’ Awesome Hotcakes, and Brian Baudoin. Food trucks, kids activities, artisans.
Monte Rio Amphitheater, 9925 Main Street, Monte Rio
Live at Lagunitas
June 26, July 31, Aug. 1, Sept 12, 19 & 26.
Tickets go on sale 3 weeks before each show at exactly 4:20PM PST. 100% of net ticket proceeds benefits Best Friends Animal Society, Brews, food trucks. Heartless Bastards, The Stone Foxes, North Mississippi Allstars, and more!
Lagunitas Amphitheater, 1280 North McDowell, Petaluma.
Saturday & Sunday, July 22-23, 2023
Fabulous music, art, food, libation, and fun for all ages. A fundraiser for Friends of the Petaluma River. 220 bands, including Audio Angel & Her Good Intentions, Salsa Rosa Orquestra, Foxes in the Henhouse, Pardon the Interruption, X Confidence, The Crux, John Courage, Kayatta, Ismay, and more!
McNear Peninsula, Steamer Landing Park, Copeland St., Petaluma.
Petaluma Music Festival
Saturday, July 29, 2023
Musical acts include Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe, The English Beat, The Brothers Comatose, Chuck Prophet & The Mission Express, and more! All proceeds benefit the music education programs in all Petaluma area public schools.
Sonoma-Marin Fairgrounds, 175 Fairgrounds Drive, Petaluma.
Party on the Plaza Music Series at the Rohnert Park Farmers Market
Fridays, June 2 – Aug 25, 2023
Music lineup includes Choppin’ Broccoli, The Humdingers, Soul Emotions, Shannon Rider, Pride & Joy, and more. Plus a farmer’s market.
City Center Plaza, 500 City Center Dr, Rohnert Park.
May 13, July 1, Sept. 23, 2023
Notable concerts include a packed lineup for the KREOLE & KRAWFISH CommUNITY Gathering, The Ultra Party 2 with The Big Jangle, Zebop, and Forejour, and Strangelove: The Depeche Mode Experience.
1400 Valley House Drive, Rohnert Park.
Summer at the Green
July 9 – Aug. 10, 2023
Indoor and outdoor concert series at Weill Hall + Lawn is a Sonoma County experience not to be missed. Featured acts include Nickel Creek, Buddy Guy, Pink Martini, and Los Lonely Boys, with more events to be announced soon.
Green Music Center, 1801 E. Cotati Ave., Rohnert Park.
Country Summer Music Festival
Friday-Sunday, June 16-18, 2023
Northern California’s premier Country music festival. Lineup includes Lynyrd Skynyrd, Eric Church, Brothers Osborne, Ella Langley, Halle Kearns, Lewis Brice, and others.
Sonoma County Fairgrounds, 1350 Bennett Valley Road, Santa Rosa.
Fridays At The Hood Summer Concert Series
Fridays, Jun 2 – July 28, 2023
Live Music returns to Hood Regional Park with Summer Concert Series. Sponsored By Live Musicians Coop – Benefiting Peacetown. Feat. Sol Horizon, Tom Rigney and Flambeau, Spike Sikes & his Awesome Hotcakes, Volker Strifler, and more! $15-25.
Hood Mansion at Hood Regional Park, 1450 Pythian Road, Santa Rosa.
The KRUSH Backyard Concerts
Every other Thursday, Jun. 15-Aug 24, 2023
Lineup includes The Sorentinos w/ The Thugs, The Pulsators, San Geronimo, and more!
3565 Standish Ave, Santa Rosa.
Live at Juilliard Concerts
Sundays, July 16 – Aug. 20, 2023
Free, family-friendly concerts. Families enjoy picnicking on the grass, with food and beverages available for purchase. Line-up includes The Real Sarahs, The King Street Giants, Erica Ambrin & The Eclectic Soul Project, and more!
Juilliard Park, 227 Santa Rosa Ave., Santa Rosa.
Luther Locals Live Outdoor Music Series
Tuesdays, June 6 – August 15, 2023
Enjoy everything Sonoma County locals love: local bands, wines and beer, and local food truck fare plus artisan vendors. Musical guests include the John Courage Trio, Michelle Lambert, Ellie James and Carlitos Medrano in addition to other great bands and musicians.
Nelson Family Grand Plaza, 50 Mark West Springs Road, Santa Rosa.
Paradise Ridge Wine & Sunset Series
Wednesdays, May 10 – Sept. 27
Enjoy Paradise Ridge wines paired with beautiful Russian River Valley sunsets while enjoying gourmet local food trucks and live music! Wine available to purchase by glass or bottle. Tickets $10-$25. Feat: The Blues Burners, Nick Foxer, Carlos Herrera, Poyntlyss Sistars, doRiaN Mode, and more!
Paradise Ridge Winery, 4545 Thomas Lake Harris Drive, Santa Rosa.
Railroad Square Music Festival
Sunday, June 11, 2023 12-7:30pm
A FREE music festival at Santa Rosa’s Historic Railroad Square featuring a wealth of local talent across multiple stages. Other activities include local food and wine, crafters and artisans and a family area throughout the day.
Railroad Square, 4th St. & Davis St., Santa Rosa.
Santa Rosa Wednesday Night Market
Wednesdays, May 3 – Aug. 9, 2023
Market begins at 5pm; music at 6pm. Beer & Wine Garden, Farmers Market, street foods, local artists and vintage treasures. Musical lineup includes Pride & Joy, Petty Rocks, The Funky Dozen, Unauthorized Rolling Stones, Boys of Summer, Kingsborough, and more!
Old Courthouse Square, Fourth Street, Santa Rosa.
Summer on the Square Friday Music Nights
Fridays, June 16–July 28, 2023
FREE live music and dancing in Downtown Santa Rosa on seven Fridays throughout the summer featuring local performers who bring a diversity of styles.
On Courthouse Square in Downtown Santa Rosa.
Peacetown Summer Concert Series at the Barlow
Wednesdays, June 14 – Aug. 16, 2023
Live music on five stages. Feat: Spike Sikes & His Awesome Hotcakes, La Gente SF, The Pulsators, Audio Angel & Her Good Intentions, The Real Sarahs, and more!
6770 McKinley St, Sebastopol.
Gravenstein Apple Fair
Saturday & Sunday, Aug. 12-13, 2023
Enjoy all things Gravenstein. Local food and drink, art & crafts, family fun, and a fantastic musical lineup that includes Poor Man’s Whiskey, Rainbow Girls, and The Sam Chase & The Untraditional as headlining acts.
Ragle Ranch Park, 500 Ragle Road, Sebastopol.
Cornerstone Music Series
Saturdays & Sundays, May 14 – Oct. 1, 2023
An exciting lineup of local musicians alongside an array of food and drink at the Cornerstone Outdoor Kitchen. Feat: Traveling Wilburys Revue, Kingborough, Mitch Woods & His Rocket 88’s, Michelle Lambert, Rock and Roll Rhythm Revue, and more! Entrance to the music series is free. 12pm-3pm.
23570 Arnold Drive, Sonoma.
Sonoma’s Tuesday Night Market
Live and lively local musical entertainment happens every Market night on the horseshoe lawn in front of the fountain. Also featuring local farmers, prepared-food vendors plus wine and beer, and more.
Sonoma Plaza, Sonoma.
Summer Nights at the Green
Thursdays, June 1- Aug. 31, 2023
Musical talent includes Mustache Harbor, The Anthony Paula Soul Orchestra, Skynyrd & Friends, Maya, Hey Jude and Sol Horizon among others. Farmer’s market 5-8pm, music 6-8pm.
Windsor Farmer’s Market, 701 McClelland Dr., Windsor.