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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.

July 2020 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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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.

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…

Dancing 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…

Blue Oyster Cult Photo
3410 Industrial Drive, Santa Rosa, CA 95403

Rock Star University’s HOUSE OF ROCK is arguable the finest, intimate rock venue on the entire West Coast. Bands and fans alike love Rock Star University’s HOUSE OF ROCK with its 1,000 square foot…

Phoenix Theater Photo
201 Washington Street, Petaluma, CA 94952

Petaluma’s Phoenix Theater has a century of colorful and varied history. From opera house to movie theater to rock and roll venue and teen center, the Phoenix has repeatedly emerged from the ashes,…