VIDEO: Kenilworth Junior High School Band Playing ‘Star-Spangled Banner’ at Oakland A’s game

Also if you missed it recently – they played in the Friedman’s Home Improvement store as well.


What’s Happening In #Petaluma This Week? May 9 – May 16

Spring Library Book Sale – May 8-16: For info call 763-9801. Petaluma Regional Library, 100 Fairgrounds Drive.

lh-7-thLiving History Day at the Petaluma Adobe – Sat., May 9, 10am-4pm: History comes alive as volunteers recreate life in 1840s Mexican-era California. $3 for adults 17 & older. 3325 Adobe Road. 762-4871.

PARTY1SOpening Day on the River – Sat., May 9, 10-4: Meet at the Turning Basin to demo kayaks & SUPs and more. Call 766- 8070 or visit:

PoetsPanel_SlideThe Poetry of Harold Norse – Sat., May 9, 1:30pm: Reading features the book’s editor, Todd Swindell, and renowned SF poets Neeli Cherkovski and A.D. Winans. Free. 762-0563.

PetalumaChili15Great Petaluma Chili Cook-off, Salsa & Beer Tasting – Sat., May 9, 1-5pm: Sample different kinds of chili and salsa made by the best chili and salsa chefs in the Bay Area. Rain or shine. Marin-Sonoma Fairgrounds.

Boating at the Barn – Sundays, 10am-1pm: Pick a rowboat, canoe, kayak or sailboat. River Heritage Center in Steamer Landing Park. Call 769-0910 for information.

Petaluma Live! Open Nic Night (See featured photo above for details) – Sun., May 10, 6-9pm: Free For information, call 762-9785

Petaluma East Side Farmers marketEast-Side Farmers’ Market – Tuesdays, 10am-1:30pm: Year-round, rain or shine! Petaluma Community Center Parking Lot, 320 N. McDowell Blvd. 415-999-5635.

pulp-fiction-gunsPetaluma Cinema Series – Wed., May 13: Screening of “Pulp Fiction.” Pre-film lecture 6pm; Film 7pm; Post-film discussion til 10pm. SRJC Petaluma Campus, 680 Sonoma Mountain

Salute to American Graffiti – May 14-16: 10th Anniversary! See website for full list of events & activities happening in Petaluma.

Here is Petaluma Pete’s video introducing the Petaluma Sock Hop May 14.

Where to go for Live Music & Entertainment in #Petaluma

Check club websites for details of music & events!

flyer_elaineluciaaprilAqus Café:

  • Apr 11th Bill Hansel’s Blackberry Jam Sing-Along

The Big Easy:

  • April 12 Sunday Supper Club Elaine Lucia Quartet
  • April 14th – American Alley Cats (Live Gypsy Jazz)
  • April 15th (and 29th) Jazz with Tracy Rose and friends
  • April 16th – Free Live Music from Market Farmers
  • April 17th – Left Coast Syncopators (Funky Zydeco)

Brixx Pizzeria:

  • April 11 – Arizona and the Volunteers
  • April 18 – Blue Diamond Fillups

8872686The Buckhorn Tavern:

  • April 11 – Karaoke Saturday Night 9PM – 1AM

Corkscrew Wine Bar:

  • April 14 – Staggerwing
  • April 18 – David ‘el Oso’ Jenkins


Jamison’s Roaring Donkey:

  • April 14 – Brainstormer Pub Trivia

The String RaysLagunitas Brewing Co.

  • April 11 – Nate Lopez
  • April 12 – Levi Lloyd
  • April 15 – The String Rays
  • April 16 – Dictator Tots
  • April 17 – John Brazell
  • April 18 – Bear Lincoln


Mystic Theatre

63-atlgPhoenix Theater:

Nate LopezPongo’s Kitchen & Tap:

  • April 16 – Spike Sikes
  • April 23 – Nate Lopez

Pub Republic:

April 17 – Twin Soles

Ray’s Tavern:  

  • April 15 – Ray’s Open Mic Night

Willowbrook Ale House

  • Karoake Every Friday and Saturday Night


Twin Oaks Tavern (In our sister town of Penngrove)

  • new_4_fjz0April 13 – Blues Defenders Pro Jam
  • April 14 – Karaoke with Huey Dawg plus Game Night!
  • April 15 – David Thom Band
  • April 16 – Levi’s Workshop
  • April 17 – Mojo Rising
  • April 18 – The Soul Section

Other places that generally have music but no information to share on their website or no website at all:




If you know of a live music or entertainment venue you would like to see here feel free to add them to the comments below.

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