7th Annual Petaluma Music Festival Listen to awesome live music and feel good about it! All proceeds from the Petaluma Music Festival go to local public schoolsâ€™ music education programs. So go ahead and buy a souvenir T-shirt and poster. Itâ€™s all for a terrific cause! With 14 bands on 3 stages, these epic performances will really be something special. Bands on the schedule include Highway Poets, The Mother Hips, Galactic, Brokedown in Bakersfield, Andre Thierry & Zydeco Magic, and Sister Sparrow & the Dirty Birds. Kids 12 and under are free. Be sure to visit the kidsâ€™ zone, where theyâ€™ll be entertained with a petting zoo, arts and crafts, glitter tattoos, hair tinsel, and face painting. A $20 wristband gets them in the jumpy houses, toddler inflatable and giant slide all day long. Guests are welcome to bring blankets, low chairs, and empty water bottlesâ€"fill them for free at the Festival. Other suggestions include sunscreen and hats, shoes for boogying, and cash and/or credit cards. No coolers, pets (except service animals), outside food or drinks are permitted. VIPs ($85 per ticket) get to hang out in a special shaded seating area and feast on hors dâ€™oeuvres, beer and wine. Regular tickets are $40, and students (13 to 17) are $20. Gates open at 12 p.m. The Festival ends at 9 p.m. Parking is free in the Sonoma-Marin Fairgrounds lot. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org@petalumamusicfestival.org.