Peacetown: Soul Fuse, THUGS, Bluebyrds and more

Aug 25, 2021 4:30 pm

Barlow Event Center


All of Sebastopol becomes Peacetown, USA, every Wednesday evening from 4:30-7:30 from July 7 to September 8, 4:30-7:30 pm. This year, Peacetown is a multi- stage event, mostly centered around venues at the Barlow, but all of downtown is getting into the act. Peacetown festival goers can enjoy the many art galleries, including the world class Sebastopol Center for the Arts, take a walk at the the Laguna de Santa Rosa (right next to the Barlow), visit Patrick Amiot’s sculptures on Florence Avenue,  or enjoy at movie at  Rialto Theatre.  Peacetown has morphed into a festival celebrating music, art, fine food, nature and our rich, diverse culture — and, as always, admission is always free!

Here’s the line-up for September 1:

Barlow Event Center: Soul Fuse

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Soul Fuse is a Sonoma County funk, soul and fusion band. Soul Fuse plays original material with groove, feel and 3 part harmonies. Get Down.

Crooked Goat Brewing Stage: THUGS

 Based in western Sonoma County, Calif. this multi-faceted band has delighted music fans of all ages and tastes. Rock, blues, country, psychedelic and various world music styles blend together at a Thugz show to bring the “positive vibes” of the “60’s into the 21st century. Informed by the music of Bob Dylan, the Grateful Dead, the Beatles, Miles Davis and others the Thugz’ original songs and cosmic jams help to create a fun, communal spirit between band and audience.

Woodfour/Fern Bar stage: Bluebyrds

An americana, folk, rock group from Sonoma County, California. The Bluebyrds are a band honoring the spirit of folk/rock music.

Community Market Stage: Stella Heath & Ian (Duo)


Harkening to the great Ella Fitzgerald and Joe Pass albums, The Stella Heath and Ian Scherer Duo artfully interweaves melody and improvisation. Drawing repertoire from the great Jazz standards as well as playing with modern pop tunes in their own unique style! 


HopMonk: The Familiar Strangers

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The Familiar Strangers play an Americana grab bag of music from western swing to country, bluegrass, folk, blues and even a little bit of gypsy jazz!