This weekend’s best live music at Petaluma



DoRian’s mode

The quartet, founded in 2013, creates a smooth combination of vintage jazz, driving R&B and soulful ballads. Founder Dorian Bartley is lead singer and bassist, Bob Johns is on keyboard and trumpet, Greg Shank is drummer, and David Scott plays tenor saxophone and vocals. Join The doRian Mode for free live music June 10, 5:30-8 p.m. at the Riverfront Café, 224 B St. Petaluma.


Exclusive system

Synthpop duo Ari Blaisdell (Lower Self, the Beat-Offs) and Matt Jones (Male Gaze, Blasted Canyons) are described on their Instagram page as “Glittering synth-poppy heart throbbing post-punk from the heat of an eternal Pasadena summer.” Vocalist/guitarist Blaisdell syncs beautifully with synths and live drums provided by Jones. Catch them June 10 at the Big Easy in Petaluma from 7-10 p.m. 128 American Alley.


Surf Rock Extravaganza

Surf Monster and DangerForce 5 invite you to dive into killer tunes during this weekend’s Surf Rock Extravaganza, featuring special guest Douglas Von Irvin’s Carnival. Surf Monster is a trio from San Francisco. DangerForce 5, Sacramento-based surf band heavily influenced by The Challengers. Catch some musical waves June 11, 8-11 p.m. at The Big Easy, 128 American Alley, tickets $10.


Sunday Funday Blues Jam

Whether you are a singer, player, dancer or simply a blues lover, come join the Sunday Funday Blues Jam on June 12th. The session at the Big Easy costs nothing – just bring your instrument and your dancing feet! Located at 128 American Alley from 6:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. The event will provide a stage for those who don’t have one and bring community members together to dance and play.


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