Northern California Music Festivals

Time once again to look ahead to the shows that we will be attending this year. I put an asterisk next to the ones we are planning on attending.

*April 19 -- Horsemen's Club -- Michael Burks, Tommy Castro, Roy Gaines

*May 9 -- Metro Fountain Blues Fest, San Jose -- Derek Trucks, Tommy Castro, Chris Cain, Kandye Kane, others

May 23-24 -- Santa Cruz Blues Fest -- BB King, Joe Cocker, Keb Mo, others

May 24 -- Avila Beach Blues Festival -- Kenny Wayne Shepard, Susan Tedeschi, Shemekia Copeland, others

*June 6 -- Coloma Blues Fest -- Kenny Wayne Shepard, Joe Louis Walker, Rick Estrin, others

June -- Fair Oaks Blues Fest -- cancelled

June 18-21 -- Father's Day Bluegrass Fest, Grass Valley -- SteelDrivers & others

June 26-28 -- Kate Wolf Fest, Laytonville -- EmmyLou Harris, Richard Thompson, Dave Alvin, Mavis Staples, many more

June 26-28 -- Monterey Blues Festival -- Neville Bros, Lucky Peterson, Elvin Bishop, more

*July 10-11 -- Solar Cook-Off, Taylorsville -- unknown

July 11-12 -- Hayward Russell City Festival -- Zac Harmon, Vasti Jackson, others

*July 31-Aug 2 -- Mammoth Blues Fest -- Kenny Wayne Shepard, Rod Piazza, Eric Sardinas, Javina Magness

Aug 1 -- Sonoma County Fair, Santa Rosa -- unknown

Aug 8 -- Fire on the Mountain, Sonora -- Coco Montoya, Johnny Winter, Paul Thorn, more

Aug 29 -- Petuluma Wine, Jazz & Blues -- Charlie Musselwhite and others

Sept 12 & 13--Northern Calif Blues Festival, South Sacramento

Sept 13 -- Russian River Blues Festival, Guerneville -- unknown

*Sept 19 -- Delta Blues Fest, Antioch -- unknown

San Francisco Blues Fest has been cancelled this year

*Oct 2-4 -- Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Fest, San Francisco -- unknown

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