SF Bay Area Holistic Calendar

American Roots Music Festival

Saturday, September 10, 2016 from 2:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PDT)

Bodega Base Camp
16951 Bodega Hwy
Bodega, CA 94922

The American Roots Music Festival is a family friendly acoustic music festival, open to the public on September 10, 2016, 2PM - 9PM in the historic town of Bodega, CA.

Live music from upbeat bands, incredible food, and tons of family fun - that's what this thing is about.  Hay bales, an epic kids area with bounce house, field games, beer and wine, evening campfire with S'mores, our screaming deal 'Chinese Auction', local artists and much more. 

Main Stage:

Frankie Boots & The County Line: (7:30PM - 9:00PM) Frankie Boots And The County Line are a folk rock/Americana band roaring out of the San Francisco Bay Area with a penchant for painting vivid images of late nights, lost love, and the grittier side of life.   Towards the end of the last decade Frank gave up a promising career in the illustrious world of bartending to pursue a life of even longer nights and shorter tempers in the music industry.  The cosmos, in their infinite wisdom, soon sent him The County Line and their visceral sound sprung from a primordial soup of horns, pedal steel guitar, banjo, mandolin, keys, guitars, bass, and drums.  Whether it be country, rock, blues, gospel, bluegrass, or any other true form of great American music, the band throws it all into the recipe for a dish that's always served hot.

Free Peoples: (5:45PM - 7:00PM) Free Peoples have quietly become one of the Best Americana / Roots Music bands in the Bay Area. Fine harmonies, blues, jazz and rock elements all combine into a cohesive and musically impressive soul.  Their new CD, "Sitting on a Goldmine" is another tight, focused work with impeccable musicianship and excellence. 

The Dixie Giants: (4:00PM - 5:15PM) The Dixie Giants have shared the stage with such acts as Bonnie Raitt, Rebirth Brass Band, The Wood Brothers, Charlie Musselwhite, New Orleans Suspects, Tuba Skinny, The Brothers Comatose, Glen David Andrews, and many more. The Dixie Giants are infamous for radiating an infectious energy and always having a blast. While playing the music of their heroes (Louis Armstrong & The All Stars, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Thelonious Monk, Jackson 5), they have also been writing original music in an effort to continue to evolve the idiom of Traditional New Orleans Jazz.

The Next of Kin: (2:15 PM - 3:30PM) From Delta blues to rootsy folk, Next of Kin offers top notch Americana music for your listening pleasure. The Next of Kin's original songs bring you to your feet for a stomping' good time; Even though there are only two members, this duo packs in all types of instruments, such as, banjo, dobro and foot percussion giving you a taste of music from the olden days with a modern flare.

Sonoma Aroma: A newly formed cover band chock full of well-known Sonoma County musical talent.  Lead by soulful drummer/singer Tim Qualls, formerly of Blue Shift will be playing top hits from every era - Stevie Wonder to Sublime, the Jackson 5 and The Police will entertain the crowd during main stage transitions.

*Bring a lawn chair or blanket - leave food, beverages and animals at home!!

Cost: $27