Musician Alert! Free live show Wednesday night!

Zone Music is hosting a FREE live music show tomorrow night at 7:00 PM with Petaluma artists Gabby La La and with Tom Farnham, Gary Grubb, and Pamela Joyce - the acoustic core to D'Bunchovous. This event kicks off a series of "Wednesday Night Live" artist showcases that will include the presentation of pro resources [...]

By | February 23rd, 2010|Uncategorized|1,797 Comments

Benefit a success – now come out and dance!

What a great night! The "To Haiti with love" benefit was so much fun -- early in the evening kids dancing, mid evening music lovers loving the music, and the late night crowd totally into the vibes. The participating restaurants were cooking - in fact the whole town seemed very much alive. Petaluma Pete was [...]

By | February 20th, 2010|Uncategorized|6,729 Comments

Tonight’s the night!

As if an amazing community of musicians, performing at the North Bay's most magical venue, with the full participation of many of Petaluma's restaurants, all for the support of the recovery of Haiti weren't enough, we'll have Petaluma Pete in full rag-time regalia performing boogie-woogie honky-tonk for tips (to be donated 100% to Doctors Without [...]

By | February 18th, 2010|Uncategorized|11,710 Comments

Mystic Love and Magic on Thursday night!

As promised, here are the musicians who are contributing their music and energy to "To HAITI with LOVE!" Oh? Where and when? OK - Thursday February 18th at McNear's Mystic Theatre -- the show begins at 6:30 PM, it's FREE ($10.00 donation suggested), and it's all ages, so families and youngsters are welcome. It's our [...]

By | February 17th, 2010|Uncategorized|2,678 Comments

Dine, Dance & Donate this Thursday Night

My love for our community in Petaluma just expanded a notch with the compassionate response of a large number of Petaluma's restaurants to the continuing nightmare in Haiti. A percentage of income from dinner on Thursday February 18th will go 100% to Doctors Without Borders - as part of the "To Haiti With Love" benefit [...]

By | February 16th, 2010|Uncategorized|3,016 Comments

Remember Saturday Night?!

OK -- it is too much to ask to have you recall the 60's. Especially if you weren't there. Hey, neither were we! At least we don't remember it. Wait -- does "All you need is love" sound familiar? And then, there's the 70's. Anybody remember the 70's? Didn't think so. I have vague remembrances [...]

By | February 11th, 2010|Uncategorized|3,018 Comments

Rock & Roll Lives in Petaluma!

About the most serious mistake you can make as a young rock & roller is to wince, roll your eyes, and indicate that you're sorry to the audience when you make a mistake on stage. I wish I had know this when I was 15 and in my first band. It would have saved years [...]

By | February 10th, 2010|Uncategorized|4,190 Comments

A Warm Petaluma Night

Last Saturday night (Feb. 6th) was a classic. First, the Petaluma Music Festival held its start up party for sponsors, fans and friends, at the Lagunitas Brewing Company. There was live music, beer and wine, home made snacks, a video, and a lot of conversation - a real gathering of people who care about the [...]

By | February 9th, 2010|Uncategorized|3,187 Comments

You! On the cover of Rolling Stone!

OK -- you rock! Your neighbors know it, the clubs and parties you play know of it, and so do your fans, friends and family. Now, how the heck do you reach the rest of the world? Well, if you are a Petaluma based musician or band, you start by sending your photo, with a [...]

By | February 5th, 2010|Uncategorized|4,122 Comments

Larry Potts – Close To Home – Saturday night!

Larry Potts will be playing a CD Release party, as part of Petaluma's new "capture and release" program for local artists. The basic idea is to capture the award winners (Larry has won national awards for his songwriting) and to wring a performance out of them (Larry excels at this) before releasing them back into [...]

By | February 5th, 2010|Uncategorized|3,423 Comments