The Sausalito Art Festival is Your Top-Name Concert Venue

Come to the Sausalito Art Festival for the same musicians you see on big concert venue marquees. Wall-to-wall musical entertainment headlines the Sausalito Art Festival, with rock, pop, folk, swing, blues, jazz, and classical music performed by top-name artists featured on three stages throughout the Festival grounds.


Main Stage

The Main Stage, right on the waterfront, features three different chart-topping headline bands throughout each day of the Festival. Past Main Stage performers have included War, Kenny Loggins, America, The Smithereens, The Bangles, Jefferson Starship, Montrose, and others.

2013 Stella Artois Main Stage Music Line Up:

The Deadlies, Crystal Bowersox, Creedence Clearwater Revisited, Lisa Marie Presley, Mari Mack and LivinLikeKings, Super Diamond, Fab Four, Dave Mason, Dani Paige Band, Tained Love, Enlish Beat, and the Psychedelic Furs.

Artists Stage

At the central hub of the Festival grounds, the Artist Stage showcases upcoming artists, local and Bay Area musicians and groups playing jazz, classical, and acoustic music. Festival goers take a break from browsing and buying and relax on the lawn to the sounds of chamber music, jazz combos, singer/songwriters, and other artists.

Children and Families Area

A children and families area features hands-on activities and entertainment for all ages. Featuring local children’s music and performers, (IMAGE) such as clowns, art-making, games, puppets, theater, and more.


Special exhibitions including the American Icon Competition Exhibition and annual Photography Exhibition offer public participation and historical perspectives on art and community.