Marianne Aya Omac plays Nov. 15 at the Mystic

French singer Marianne Aya Omac performed last February with her idol and mentor, Joan Baez, to a sold-out crowd at Petaluma’s Mystic Theater. Omac returns Thursday, Nov. 15, for her own show at the Mystic, 23 Petaluma Blvd. N. The Flamenco, Latin, reggae band LoCura opens the show [...]

By | November 9th, 2012|0 Comments

Lester Chambers plays Oct. 20 at the Mystic Theatre

At 72, Lester Chambers of the  '60s rock and soul group, the Chambers Brothers, remains a busy performer. Chambers, who has been living in Petaluma for the past two years, will perform at  8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, at the Mystic Theatre, 23 Petaluma Blvd. N., Petaluma. The [...]

By | October 15th, 2012|0 Comments

Musicians celebrate Rolling Stones’ 50th at Mystic Theater

David Lauser, Sammy Hagar's friend and drummer since 1968, will join a musical salute to the Rolling Stones at Friday, March 16, at the Mystic Theater in Petaluma. The Unauthorized Rolling Stones will head a long roster performers that includes blues guitarist Eric McFadden and the rock band [...]

By | March 8th, 2012|0 Comments

Joan Baez to appear at Mystic Theatre

Folk music legend Joan Baez will make her first appearance at Petaluma's Mystic Theatre on Feb. 9, joining headliner Marianne Aya Omac. Omac and Baez recently collaborated on their recording of "Duele," which is on Omac's new album, "Solo." The show starts at 8 p.m. at the Mystic, [...]

By | January 11th, 2012|0 Comments

Rivertown Revival helps Handcar Regatta

How often does one annual festival stage a fund-raiser for another festival in a different town? That is what will happen Thursday, July 28, when the kickoff party for Petaluma’s Rivertown Revival doubles as a benefit for the the Handcar Regatta, to be held Sept. 25 in Santa Rosa’s Railroad [...]

By | July 21st, 2011|0 Comments

Irish music star plays the Mystic in July

When Shana Morrison is the opening act, you have to figure the main attraction is really something special. Morrison, Van’s daughter and a star in her own right, gets second billing July 21 at the Mystic Theatre — to Liam Ó Maonlaí of Ireland. Co-founder of the Irish [...]

By | June 28th, 2011|0 Comments

Tiny Universe lands in Petaluma

It's a big cosmos, but Petaluma will be at the center of it on Friday, Feb. 11, when Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe plays the Mystic Theatre. Tiny Universe features Denson on vocals, saxophone and flute, Brian Jordan on guitar, Chris Littlefield on trumpet, John Staten on drums, Chris [...]

By | February 7th, 2011|1 Comment

Gram Parsons in drama and music

Petaluma’s Mystic Theatre presents "Grievous Angel: The Legend of Gram Parsons," writer-producer Michael Bate’s theatrical concert starring Anders Drerup as Parsons and Kelly Prescott as Emmylou Harris, at 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 16. Bate interviewed Gram Parsons in a Boston hotel in March 1973. It turned out to [...]

By | October 12th, 2010|2 Comments

First Comatose, then Chocolate, at Mystic

Opening bands sometimes get overlooked, but the act that's opening the Carolina Chocolate Drops show Sunday, Oct. 3, at Petaluma's Mystic Theatre is worth a special mention. You may know some of the musicians. The Brothers Comatose is an Americana, bluegrass and roots music quintet that includes four [...]

By | September 30th, 2010|1 Comment

David Wilcox plays the Mystic

His 16th and newest CD is titled "Open Hand,"  and that seems to sum up David Wilcox's approach to his music -- honest and human. He may not be a household name, but his combination of sensitive songwriting and expressive vocals and acoustic guitar work have made him [...]

By | March 8th, 2010|0 Comments