Northern California Music Festivals – 2017

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See also pages for all Oregon Music Festivals or Southern Oregon Music Festivals.

May Music Festivals

Strawberry Music Festival (Spring)
Where: Grass Valley, California
When: May 25-29, 2017
Headliners: Marcia Ball, Richard Thompson, Lucinda Williams
Check out: Rising Appalachia

May N Cal Music Fests

Bottlerock Napa Valley
Where: Napa, California
When: May 26 to 28, 2017
Headliners: Foo Fighters, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Maroon 5
Check out: Modest Mouse, The Roots, Silversun Pickups, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Galactic, Mavis Staples, Ani Difranco

June Music Festivals

The Untz Festival
Where: Mariposa, California
When: June 2-4, 2017
Headliners: Stage Jesus, Truth, Eprom

San Francisco Jazz Festival
Where: San Francisco, California
When: June 6 to 18, 2017
Headliners: Jake Shimabukuro, Stanley Clarke, Con Brio

Country Summer
Where: Santa Rosa, California
When: June 16-18, 2017
Headliners: Thomas Rhett, Darius Rucker, Justin Moore

Sierra Nevada World Music Festival
Where: Boonville, California
When: June 16-18, 2017
Headliners: Gentleman, Chronixx, Capleton.
Check out: Lee “Scratch” Perry

July Music Festivals

High Sierra Music Festival
Where: Quincy, California
When: July 3-7, 2017
Headliners: Ms. Lauryn Hill, Widespread Panic, STS9.
Check out: Medeski, Skerik, & Deitch; Scott Pemberton; Bill Frisell; The Duhks

Burger Boogaloo
Where: Oakland, California
When: July 1-2, 2017
Line-Up: Not announced yet

Phono del Sol
Where: San Francisco, California
When: July 12, 2017
Line-Up: Not announced yet

Wanderlust (yoga/music fest)
Where: Squaw Valley, California
When: July 17-20, 2017
Check out: DJ Krush, Nahko & Medicine for the People

Northern Nights Music Festival
Where: Mendocino, California
When: July 18-20, 2017
Headliners: Beats Antique, Justin Martin
Check out: Fort Knox Five

Bear Valley Music Festival
Where: Bear Valley, California
When: July 21 to August 6, 2017
Line-Up: Not announced yet
Genres: Classical, rock, country and jazz

August Music Festivals

Outside Lands
Where: San Francisco, California (Golden Gate Park)
When: August 8-10, 2017
Headliners: Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, Kanye West, The Killers
Check out: Arctic Monkeys, The Flaming Lips, Spoon, Tiesto, Tedeschi Trucks Band

First City Festival
Where: Monterey, California
When: August 23-24, 2017
Headliners: Beck, The National, Phantogram

Punk Rock Picnic
Where: Mountain View, California
When: August 31, 2017
Headliners: The Offspring, Bad Religion, Pennywise

September Music Festivals

Strawberry Music Festival (Fall)
Where: Grass Valley, California
When: August 31 to September 4, 2017
Line-Up: Not announced yet

Summersault
Where: San Francisco, California
When: September 13, 2017
Line-Up: Not announced yet

Monterey Jazz Festival
Where: Monterey, California
When: September 2017
Line-Up: Not announced yet

Russian River Jazz & Blues Festival
Where: Guerneville, California
When: September 9-10, 2017
Line-Up: Not announced yet

Aftershock
Where: Sacramento, California
When: September 13, 2017
Headliners: Weezer, Limp Bizkit, The Offspring

October Music Festivals

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass
Where: San Francisco, California
When: October 3-5, 2017
Line-Up: Not announced yet

TBD Fest
Where: West Sacramento, California
When: October 3-5, 2017
Headliners: Blondie, Justice, Empire of the Sun

Treasure Island Music Festival
Where: San Francisco, California
When: October 18-19, 2017
Headliners: Outkast, Massive Attack, Alt-J