Railroad Square Music Festival


Railroad Square Music Festival on June 5, 2016 in Santa Rosa, CA : The second annual Railroad Square Music Festival is coming up! From 9:30am to 7:30pm on Sunday, June 5th this free event ​will celebrate the North Bay arts community with a day of music in the heart of Santa Rosa.
The mission of the Railroad Square Music Festival is to expand our local music community by bringing more music to new people, to encourage our local performers to shoot for the stars, and to show that the North Bay is a vibrant cultural and artistic hub. The event is presented by The North Bay Hootenanny and is produced by Second Octave Entertainment. Festival director Josh Windmiller has brought music to Railroad Square for the past seven years with events such as The Handcar Regatta, Wunderkammer, This Train, and the first Railroad Square Music Festival, which brought 4,000 people to the square in 2015.
This five stage event (one more than last year) will feature over 15 performers. This year's headlining band will be The Easy Leaves, who will be releasing their new EP “Wheels” at the event. Other performers include Royal Jelly Jive, The Bootleg Honeys, Dixie Giants, John Courage, The Traveling Spectacular (a vaudeville magic show), Whiskerman, La Mandanga, Crow and the Canyon, Oddjob Ensemble, Ashley Allred, Los Ritmicos, The Coffis Brothers and The Jon Gonzales String Trio.
The Railroad Square Music Festival also serves as a showcase for the non­musical arts of the North Bay. The West End Farmers Market will be at the festival for the first half of the day. Santa Rosa's own Shop Party will be bringing over a dozen local crafters. Free Art Friday SR will bring a pop-up art gallery showcasing local visual artists. There will be an ...read more

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