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Music & Nightlife

Sonoma County after sunset offers live music venues, dance clubs, hip lounges, artisan cocktail bars, and comfy pubs. See how life opens up as you line dance, salsa, or groove through the county’s towns and villages. For more inspiration, check our Arts & Culture and Performing Arts pages.

January 2021 Update: During the current COVID-19 pandemic, many Sonoma County activities are still available and ready for you to enjoy.  However, certain indoor activities and large gatherings such as nightlife and live music as well as performing arts are temporarily restricted or unavailable. See What's Open. Sonoma County Tourism is encouraging everyone to follow public health authorities’ recommendations  and to review the Safe Travels Promise as a way to keep our community and visitors safe.

View Sonoma County's Health & Safety Protocols

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The Big Easy Photo
128 American Alley, Petaluma, CA 94952

Welcome to The Big Easy, an underground Restaurant & Jazz Club in Historic Downtown Petaluma in American Alley! The Big Easy serves features live music 6 nights per week, in addition to occasionally…

Mystic Theater Photo
23 Petaluma Blvd. N., Petaluma, CA 94952

The Mystic Theatre is located in historic downtown Petaluma, California and is described by many as the North Bay’s Premier Music Venue. Built in 1911, The Mystic Theatre originally was host to live…

Flagship Taproom Santa Rosa Photo
446 B St., Santa Rosa, CA 95401

40 Taps and a delicious food menu. Five local guys serving local craft beer, wine & cider. We also host weekly events including tap takeovers, bingo, trivia, comedy shows, live music and more.

Mario & John's Tavern Photo
428 E. D St., Petaluma, CA 94952

Mario and John’s has been a lively gathering place since 1946. We proudly serve an extensive selection of spirits, beers, classic cocktails, and seasonal house creations.

The bar at The Lounge at the Flamingo Resort Photo
2777 Fourth St., Santa Rosa, CA 95405

As evening approaches, this “retro” Lounge becomes one of Sonoma County’s premier nightspots – with an exciting, ever-changing lineup. Variety of musical styles featured… R&B, 80’s flashbacks, classic…