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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. 

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Steiners Tavern Photo
465 First St. W., Sonoma, CA 95476

Open from 6 am, long-time residents meet here early each morning for coffee and a chat. Friendly locals make up the daytime crowd, while 20-somethings and visitors often pack the place at night.

Rainbow Cattle Company Photo
16220 Main St, Guerneville, CA 95446

Rainbow Cattle Company, known as “The Rainbow” and “The ‘Bow,” by locals, the RCC opened its doors in 1979 and quickly became a Northern California party destination serving up carefree good times.…

The lounge at 38 Degrees North Photo
100 Boyes Blvd., Sonoma, CA 95476

38º North at the Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn is Wine Country's hottest new Sonoma, CA lounge venue. The new lounge’s sleek design, led by California based KNA Designs, respects the property’s…

Starling Bar Sonoma Photo
19380 Highway 12, Sonoma, CA 95476

A casual, friendly, neighborhood bar in downtown Sonoma. The Starling Bar is one of Sonoma’s hidden gems where locals and tourist gather to share classic cocktails and craft beers, graciously served…

Jerry Knights River Theater Photo
16135 Main St., Guerneville, CA 95446

Jerry Knights Historic River Theater is located in Guerneville California 70 miles North of San Francisco. The Theater was built in the spring of 1947, originally as a movie theater, however it has…

El Barrio Photo
16230 Main Street, Guerneville, CA 95446

El Barrio was created by visionary + owner, Crista Luedtke, of boon brands. Showcasing artisanal handcrafted spirits with a focus on mezcal, tequila, and bourbon, in a fun + upscale, authentic…

Sonoma Speakeasy and American Music Hall Photo
452 First Street E., Suite G Sonoma, CA 95476

"The Best Little Live Music Venue in the North Bay!" Known for our upbeat, fun live bands, busy dance floor and large beer, cider and wine selection. We are the hottest shot for in the North Bay for…

Olde Sonoma Public House Photo
18615 Sonoma Highway, Suite 110 Sonoma, CA 95476

Located in the funky-fun area of Boyes Hot Springs in Sonoma, we are a low-key, comfortable taproom with 34 regional and imported craft brews on tap. Our taps change continuously; come back in a few…