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32nd Annual

Novato Festival of Art, Wine and Music

2015 Entertainment Schedule

Saturday, JUNE 13TH

Redwood Stage

(Grant Ave at Redwood Blvd)


10:30 - 11:15 Rewind -Novato Band

11:45 - 12:30 The James Harmon Band
A tasty combination of Pop, R&B, Rock & Jazz Instrumentals- New CD "Wanderlust"

1:00 - 2:00 The Bootleg Honeys - Sonoma County Trio singing original 3 part harmony tunes

2:30 - 3:30 Howell Devine --Three-piece combo playing "The Modern Sounds of Ancient Juju"

4:00 - 5:00 Royal Jelly Jive -- Sexy and Swinging Gypsy Rock Band from San Francisco

5:30 - 7:00 Mustache Harbor -- The Ultimate Soft Rock Explosion


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(Grant Ave at 7th Street)

10:00am-11:00am: Ridgway Space Station

11:30am-12:30pm: Quinn DeVeaux

1pm-2pm: Kelly McFarling

2:30pm-3:30pm: Roem Baur 

4pm-5pm: Arann Harris and The Farm Band

5:30pm-7pm: Tim Flannery and The Lunatic Fringe feat: Doug Pettibone



Redwood Stage

(Grant Ave at Redwood Blvd)

10:30 - 11:30 Miracle Mule 
The Bay Area's foremost Swampy-Tonk Dance Band, Honky Tonk with a dose of New Orleans seasoning

12:00 - 1:00 Levi Lloyd and Friends
Blues, Rock, Jazz, and Soul-Levi's played and toured with BB King, John Lee Hooker, and Joe Louis Walker 

1:30 - 2:30 San Geronimo
Hard-charging Americana from Marin County

3:00 - 4:00 Mojo Rising
Electrifying Blues-All your favorites, plus a few surprises, too

4:30 - 6:00 Petty Theft San Francisco's Ultimate Tribute to Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers


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(Grant Ave at 7th Street) 

10:30am-11:30am: Quiles & Cloud

12noon-1pm: Jeff Campbell

1:30pm-2:30pm: Megan Slankard

3pm-4pm: Sean Hayes

4:30pm-6pm: 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.

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Festival Music: a legacy


The Festival is known for its spectacular line-up of recording artists and performers. Since 1988, the Festival showcases 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 performers interested in playing the Festival Redwood Stage, simply go here.


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Seventh Street Stage


The Seventh Street Stage is next to the Premium Wine Garden at Grant Avenue and 7th Street. The Premium Wine Garden features shaded seating for festival goers to relax, sip premium wine and listen to live music. Seventh Street music tends toward mellower rock and roll and a mix of jazz, blues, funk and folk. Among the bands that have played this stage in past years are The Sun Kings, Zebop!, Boptropolis, Rene Escovedo and Uphill Both Ways.


Interested in playing on this stage? Go to our Wanna Play? page.

The Novato Chamber of Commerce thanks these major 2015 sponsors:

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