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Last Year's

Novato Festival of Art, Wine and Music

2015's Entertainment Lineup



Rewind -Novato Band

The James Harmon Band

A tasty combination of Pop, R&B, Rock & Jazz Instrumentals- New CD "Wanderlust"

The Bootleg Honeys - Sonoma County Trio singing original 3 part harmony tunes

Howell Devine --Three-piece combo playing "The Modern Sounds of Ancient Juju"

Royal Jelly Jive -- Sexy and Swinging Gypsy Rock Band from San Francisco

Mustache Harbor -- The Ultimate Soft Rock Explosion

Ridgway Space Station

Quinn DeVeaux

Kelly McFarling

Roem Baur 

Arann Harris and The Farm Band

Tim Flannery and The Lunatic Fringe feat: Doug Pettibone

Miracle Mule 
The Bay Area's foremost Swampy-Tonk Dance Band, Honky Tonk with a dose of New Orleans seasoning

Levi Lloyd and Friends
Blues, Rock, Jazz, and Soul-Levi's played and toured with BB King, John Lee Hooker, and Joe Louis Walker 

San Geronimo
Hard-charging Americana from Marin County

Mojo Rising
Electrifying Blues-All your favorites, plus a few surprises, too

Petty Theft
San Francisco's Ultimate Tribute to Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers

Quiles & Cloud

Jeff Campbell

Megan Slankard

Sean Hayes

The Brothers Comatose

Quiles & Cloud

Jeff Campbell

Megan Slankard

Sean Hayes

The Brothers Comatose





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Interested in playing at an upcoming Festival? Simply send a demo CD to:

Festival of Art, Wine & Music - Entertainment
Novato Chamber of Commerce
807 Delong Avenue
Novato, CA  94945

The submission deadline each year for both stages is January 31. If not selected, you will be place on a waiting list for consideration the following year. It is a good idea, however, to resubmit your CD and tell us you would like to be considered again. The stage lineup is generally not finalized until early April.

music photoFestival Music: a Growing Legacy


The Festival is known for its spectacular line-up of recording artists and performers. Since 1988, the Festival has showcased many great performers, including; Eric Burdon, Marty Balin, Dave Mason, Leon Russell, Dan Hicks, Jessie Colin-Young, Leo Kottke, Joe Louis Walker, The Fabulous Thunderbirds, Roy Rogers,  Marshall Crenshaw, The Ventures, Elvin Bishop, John Sebastian, Maria Muldaur, Montrose, Commander Cody, Ronnie Montrose, Robben Ford,and last year,  Carlene Carter, of the legendary Carter-Cash clan. 

Local favorites like Wonderbread 5, Noelle Hampton, the Amy Wigton Band and Volker Strifler played the Main Stage in recent years. For the past several years, the Festival has been flanked by two large performance stages to give festival goers the most musical diversity and options. If you and your band is interested in performing in the 33rd Annual Festival of Art, Wine & Music, please contact us soon, we have begun setting up the line-up for this great legacy. 

For performers interested in playing the Festival Redwood Stage, simply go here.



7th Street Stage
-2015 Hopmonk Tavern Stage-




The 2015 the music was a major hit. However, thanks to our amazing sponsor, Hopmonk Tavern, we were able to gather an amazing lineup of acts, musicians and artists. Featuring top notch bands and artists playing their hearts out to mobs of people. Located adjacent to the Premium Wine Gardens, a massive Beer Booth, and great Margarita Stand, this area is a hub of activity. In 2015 Bands like Kelly McFarling, Arann Harris and the Farm Band, Tim Flannery and the Lunatic Fringe, Jeff Campbell, Sean Hayes, and the Brothers Comatose played to hoards of people--all thanks to Hopmonk Tavern. 2016's lineup is destined to only be greater!Prospective muscians and artists interested in performing should contact us at the chamber.

The Novato Chamber of Commerce thanks these major 2015 sponsors:

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