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If you're looking for a guaranteed good time, take in a performance of the Linda Ferro Band. Every time I see her and the band perform, they seem to get better. Great musicianship, great vocals...great times. Big fun with Ferro!

– Michael Jurian, KJZY
Linda, just wanted you to know I LOVE LOVE LOVED your performance.....You guys are really my favorite dance band!
– Fan after private party, 2011

Damn, these people put on a show. Linda's out there dancing and singing with the audience, Brian [and bassist] driving them into a human frappuccino. Mal can sing! Sax man rocks! Git man tears it up! I was way impressed. Great song transitions, minimal time between songs, played forever, good volume. Y'all have a great band. Crowd loved ya.

– Robert Butler, Coyote Creek



Sultry  Sassy  Rockin’



September 26, 2015
Private Party (Wedding) Sonoma County

We'd love to help you celebrate YOUR special event, or entertain your guests at your summer party. Our band is highly professional, fun, easy to work with and AFFORDABLE!

September 18, 2015
"Live Music Lantern" Benefit Redwood Cafe, Cotati

Please check out this amazing organization that rewards social workers, teachers etc by gifting tickets to live music performances. Check out

Please check back for updates on performance time.

Call the venue at 916-649-3663 for info on their great food and beverage menu.

September 13, 2015
BLUES & BBQ Twin Oaks Tavern, Penngrove, CA 94951

The Almost World-Famous BLUES & BBQ Experience at the Twin Oaks Tavern!

Come and see why everyone LOVES this iconic tavern! Good dance floor and a friendly atmosphere! Full service bar and great food!

Venue: (707) 795-5118

August 29, 2015
Petaluma Farmers Market Gazebo, Petaluma

Back for more fun in the GAZEBO at Walnut Park! Come hang out with us and support the Farmers Market!

August 12, 2015
2015 Santa Rosa Downtown Market Downtown Santa Rosa, Santa Rosa

Come on down to DOWNTOWN for a super HOT AUGUST NIGHT! Support local vendors and enjoy the awesome market vibe!

August 8, 2015

Our 5TH year in a row entertaining Fair-goers in Sonoma County. Hope you'll plan to pick this day to visit the Fair.

July 15, 2015
Petaluma Farmers Market Downtown Petaluma, Petaluma

Join us in Downtown Petaluma for a cool community market. Not only do they have great local farmers to chat with, they will also have local foods and artisans. Come have dinner at the market and support local agriculture.

June 19, 2015
"Party on the Plaza" Music Series - Rohnert Park Famers Market Rohnert Park Farmers Market, Rohnert Park

Oh, yes we WILL party!!


May 23, 2015
Private Party - Masters Program Graduation Celebration , Cloverdale


The Linda Ferro Band is AFFORDABLE, and extremely professional in demeanor. Then there is the FUN part. (Just as important.) Keep us in mind as you're planning summer/fall events.

May 16, 2015
Petaluma Farmers Market Walnut Park, Petaluma

Our first time playing this market. Come help us have fun!

(Check back for details)

May 2, 2015
Trio Performs for Passport Weekend at Milano Winery Milano Winery, Hopland

Food, Wine, Artists

Milano Winery - 707-744-1396

March 29, 2015
BLUES & BBQ Twin Oaks Tavern, Penngrove

Stoked to be called back for another Sunday Funday!

Great dance floor and a friendly atmosphere! Full service bar and great food!

And it's all about THE BLUES! (+)

Venue: (707) 795-5118

March 12, 2015
Party With The Linda Ferro Band 755 After Dark, Sebastopol


March 7, 2015


February 22, 2015
The Linda Ferro Trio joins line-up at Benefit for Ronny Martin Twin Oaks Tavern, Penngrove, CA 94951

This is the 2nd annual benefit concert for one of Cotati's favorite personalities, Ronny Martin. Please click on the link below for more information

Phone: (707) 795-5118

Great Sunday afternoon BBQ by Rasta Dwight!!

February 8, 2015
"La Femme + 1" ("4x4xSong" Songwriters' Showcase) Twin Oaks Tavern, Penngrove, CA 94951

"4x4xSong" is a music concert series hosted by Alan Watt - back by popular demand!. Linda has been invited to join this special event. Check out the line-up below! Katie and Hannah are from the popular band "The Bootleg Honeys" and Brianna is from another great band "Girls & Boys." And the awesome John Courage is the "+1"


Event page:

Venue info:  Venue telephone: (707) 795-5118


January 17, 2015
JUST ADDED: The Linda Ferro Trio Gaia's Garden, Santa Rosa

Come share an intimate evening with Linda, Mal and Elmar as they romp thru vast musical meadows (?). No song is safe on this night! Lots of Linda's original tunes plus artists from Booker T. to Pink Floyd. Talented Elmar switches from sax to fretless bass to guitar. And Mal, as usual, will entertain you by playing all kinds of fun percussion.

January 4, 2015
The Almost World-Famous BLUES & BBQ Experience! Twin Oaks Tavern, Penngrove, CA 94951

Come and see why everyone LOVES this iconic tavern! Great dance floor and a friendly atmosphere! Full service bar and great food!

And it's all about THE BLUES! (+)

Venue: (707) 795-5118

October 25, 2014

Presented by A Miracle Production [AMP], six local acts share the stage for a fabulous evening of diverse musical entertainment.


*Guthrie Galileo

*Ova Nova

*The Linda Ferro Trio

*The Howlin' Tramps

*DJ Loisaida

The Arlene Francis Center is like no other venue you've seen! Come and experience true artistic synthesis!

October 18, 2014
RETURN TO TWIN OAKS TAVERN Twin Oaks Tavern, Penngrove

Now we know why everyone LOVES this iconic tavern! Friendly atmosphere!
Full service bar and great food!

Amazing show out on the remodeled patio! So many happy faces! We'll be back!!

September 27, 2014
LAKESIDE GRILL at SPRING LAKE - Summer Music Series LAKESIDE GRILL , Santa Rosa, 95409

Summer Music Series!  Lakeside Grill at Spring Lake,

A new venue for us! They've had some great bands there, so we're very happy that this venue is supporting live music!

Plan to enjoy your end-of-summer with some musical fun at Spring Lake!

Phone: (707) 539-2750

September 19, 2014

This will be SUCH a ROCKIN' night! The people here are super friendly and the food is GREAT! (Food served till 10pm)

Great beer selection and awesome daily specials! A VERY happenin' nightspot, and it's only 20 minutes north of Healdsburg!

Venue telephone (707) 894-4779

August 7, 2014
Return To The Sonoma County Fair Sonoma County Fair, Santa Rosa

Hope you'll plan to PARTY with us!!

July 25, 2014
Debut at the Twin Oaks! Twin Oaks Tavern, Penngrove, CA 94951

Come and see why everyone LOVES this iconic tavern! Great dance floor and a friendly atmosphere!
Full service bar and great food!

(707) 795-5118

July 6, 2014
"Live at Juilliard" Summer Concert Series Juilliard Park, Santa Rosa

The Linda Ferro Band kicks off this awesome summer concert series!

There’s no better way to spend your summer Sunday evenings than enjoying music, food and fun at "Live at Juilliard"! Now celebrating its 22nd season, this FREE concert series brings some of the Bay Area’s finest bands to Juilliard Park. Pack a picnic or purchase food fand beverages rom one of the tasty vendors at this beautiful park lawn setting.

June 29, 2014
Private Event (Wedding)

The Linda Ferro Band would love to perform for YOUR special event.

(Please keep in mind that The Linda Ferro Band is VERY versatile. Perhaps you need quieter music during meal service? Or maybe you would like to build your event starting with listening music and ending with our full 6-piece dance band? We have the musicians capable of "doing it all" for you. Small group to full party band!)

June 21, 2014
The Linda Ferro Trio at Vino di Amore! Vino di Amore, Cloverdale, CA 95425

Join Mal, Elmar and Linda for an evening of upbeat Jazz, Rock, Latin and Funky Pop (with a few lovely ballads thrown in). Both original and cover tunes.

Mal is a fabulous percussionist (and lead vocalist), who will play ANYTHING that makes a cool sound (traditional congas and bongos also included of course.) Versatile sax player Elmar also can play guitar and bass, allowing The Linda Ferro Trio to offer an incredible variety of sound for just 3 musicians. Linda sings, plays a Yamaha M08 88-key keyboard,

Highly entertaining!!

Visit the venue's website for more info:  Phone: (707) 894-6166

June 12, 2014
Debut at Zodiac's Zodiac's, Petaluma, California 94952

Come check out the friendly environment where a full bar, creative kitchen, local art, dance floor, and a wide variety of entertainment awaits you!

Phone: (707) 773-7751

June 6, 2014
Cloverdale Friday Night Live Concert Series - Opening For Shana Morrison! Cloverdale Plaza

The Linda Ferro Band is honored to be opening for the amazing Shana Morrison!! Many thanks to Mark Tharrington and the Cloverdale Arts Alliance.

Come early and enjoy the lovely Farmer's Market - food, artisans etc.

This is a fabulous Concert Series, and for the first time, there will be an official FNL "AFTER-PARTY" at the Railroad Station Bar & Grill. The Linda Ferro Band will perform again starting at 10:30. FREE! Fulll bar. Let's PARTY!!!


May 3, 2014
Passport Weekend at Milano Winery! Milano Winery, Hopland, CA 95449

Don't miss this FABULOUS event including BBQ tri-tip and Milano's amazing wines. Come chat with one of the North Bay's most amazing  winemakers, Deanna Starr.

Check back for details and visit or give them a call at 707-744-1396.

Photo of Winery


April 11, 2014
Debut at Smiley's Smiley's Schooner Saloon, Bolinas, California

Smiley's is an iconic saloon on the coast that is definitely worth the drive if you're anywhere in Northern Califronia. Come and enjoy some history and our incomparable California Coast environiment.

Before Lincoln was president...

Before baseball was a game...

Before Jingle Bells was a song...

There was Smiley's.

Est. 1851 or call 415-868-1311

April 9, 2014
Featured Band - Sonoma County Blues Society Sally Tomatoes - home of the SCBS, Rohnert Park CA 94928

Come join us as we celebrate the BLUES+ with our old friends at the Blues Society. After our set, the evening opens for the JAM, so bring your sticks, your horn, your axe, your harp,
your voice or just your dancing shoes. And your friends!

For more information on Sally Tomatoes, please visit: or call (707) 665-9472.

(Check venue website for specific information on their location)

March 9, 2014
Celebration of Life for Ron "Woody" Martin Tradewinds Bar & Grill, Cotati


"Friends Helping Friends , The Ron Martin Memorial Foundation " Presents:

A celebration of the life of Ronnie Martin.

We are gathering to remember a great friend and a truly good man who has done so much for so many and touched the hearts and minds of everyone that came to know him.

There will be loads of music from all of the bands Ronnie loved.
just about everyone wants to play in his memory.
Those bands and special guests will include:

The Pulsators
Levi Lloyd And The 501 Band.
The Detroit Disciples.
The Alameda All Stars.
The Dave Sparks Band .
The Blues Defenders
The RockHounds
The Sorentinos
Yo Pizza Face
Willy Jordan
Volker Strifler
Phil Ajioka
The Linda Ferro Band
Bobby Young
and many more special guests !!!

February 28, 2014
"WOMEN IN CHARGE!" Live Musicians Co-op Performance Center, Santa Rosa, CA 95403



February 5, 2014
Radio Interview on KOWS 107.3
  • Grateful to radio host Minkoff Chatoy (aka "Angela") on West County KOWS radio 107.3 FM, who will be interviewing me this evening at 7pm. I'll be sharing some "behind the scenes" info on songs I've written and special shows/performances. If radio signal doesn't reach you, you can listen to the program live (streaming) via their webpage. www.
    Go to the right side of page and click on 'Nicecast' to listen-in.
    Her program that airs each Wed evening at 7pm is called "Fool in the Forest."
    So...give some love to our Sonoma County radio stations (and other media) that support our local resources.
January 25, 2014
The Linda Ferro Trio Santa Rosa Community Farmers Market, Santa Rosa, CA 95401

Santa Rosa Community Farmers Market at the Veterans Building

Music begins at 9am. Come stop by and say hello to us!

January 4, 2014
HOPMONK DEBUT PERFORMANCE HopMonk Tavern, Novato, Novato (415-892-6200)

We are THRILLED to be venturing out of Sonoma County.

Songwriter Callie Watts (with Kris Dilbeck) will be opening for us this evening. Those of you who know the fabulous Funk/Rock band "Frobeck" know that Callie and Kris are an intergral part of the band.

Come check us out!!

We will be BRINGIN' it!!

December 21, 2013
Holiday & Winter Solstice Celebration - FREE - Raffle proceeds go to Doctors Without Borders Tradewinds, Cotati

Guest artist Buzzy Martin graces the stage to start the show!  Buzzy is an Author/Youth Advocate and Singer/Songwriter who wrote a book called, "Don't Shoot, I'm the Guitar Man" which is being made into a feature film. Buzzy teaches "Education Not Incarceration."

Amazing raffle prizes.

Please see Facebook Event Page for a list of prizes.



December 13, 2013
Ancient Oak Cellars (Trio Performance) Ancient Oaks Cellars Tasting Room, Santa Rosa CA (707-536-1546)
November 23, 2013
"Women Standing" Conference/Workshop - Solo Performance (Linda) Sunflower Center - Lydia's Organics , Petaluma CA 94954 (707-792-5300)
September 28, 2013
Grand Opening for The Redwood Empire Food Bank Redwood Empire Food Bank, Santa Rosa, CA 95408

Redwood Empire Food Bank Grand Opening Showcase Celebration 

With the help of our community, the Redwood Empire Food Bank is now operating out of its new home! The Brickway facility is more than a building -- it's a hub of food distribution for Sonoma County and beyond. Come celebrate with us and learn about the innovative programs we are developing to end hunger in our community.

12 noon to 4pm

For more information call 707-523-7900

[Note: The Linda Ferro Band would like to acknowledge the ongoing support of Frank Hayhurst (aka Francis Rico) who referred us to the Redwood Empire Food Bank for this booking.]

September 28, 2013
JUST ADDED! "100Thousand Poets For Change" Arlene Francis Center For Spirit, Art, and Politics, Santa Rosa, CA 95401

There's an absolutely AMAZING global "Happening" ocurring Friday - Sunday, Sept 27-29. It's called "100 Thousand Poets for Change."  Communities ALL OVER THE WORLD are gathering together to speak, share, sing, play music, dance and unite for positive change in the world.

In Sonoma County, there will be a massive glorious march and a BIG DANCE PARTY at the Arlene Francis Center. The Linda Ferro Band has been invtied to perform Saturday night to help kick-off the dance party.

PLEASE PLEASE visit some of these sites to see what's going on. Their are photos and videos from all over the world that show the events that will be taking place. Start at this site:

Please visit the links here and learn more about it!

Photo: Friday, September 27, 6pm- midnight, Musicians for Change Rock & Roll Fest is part of the 100 Thousand Poets for Change global movement taking place around the world in over 100 countries. This Santa Rosa Chapter event features 6 hours of bands/artists that inspire political and social change, working to create cultural awareness, and promoting diversity in music by an eclectic mixing of genres.
Where/When: Friday, September 27th, 2013, Arlene Francis Center, 99 6th St Santa Rosa, CA 95401. Doors open 5pm / Show Starts 6pm - 12mn, $8 - $10 Sliding Scale Donation. (No one will be turned away for lack of funds.) Proceeds will go to support 100 Thousand Poets for Change, a 501(c)3 non-profit global arts organization for peace sustainability, and The Arlene Francis Center for Spirit, Arts and Politics. Food available at the Arlene Francis Cafe
Charley Peach (alternative rock),Ethereal (alternative rock), Anomaly (rapper), Road Crew (80s rock n roll), Siras WorthdMention, (rapper),Waxwyng (progressive/classic heavy metal),DJ Loisada, Cosmic Tea (80s hard rock), Charles M. (Spoken Word/Rap over rock music), Quinten Cohen and Odell (RnB/Soul), The Tioxaa (alternative rock),Viral (hardrock/punk), Caribou (punk), Lani Tobias, Faulk, Sean Powers, VerbalConnectand and  more
Saturday, September 28: The 100 Thousand Performing Artists for Change March for Peace & Sustainability and Evening Dance Party at Arlene Francis Center
Part 1, THE MARCH: A freedom of speech event for peace & sustainability, in solidarity with events happening all over the world for 100 Thousand Poets for Change Global Event Day!
We will begin the march at noon at the Round Barn Park head through downtown with a stop at Old Courthouse Square for some performances and then end at the Arlene Francis Center.
March participants include so far: Danza Azteca Coyolxauqui, Windsor Bloco-Youth Drum & Dance Ensemble, The Hubbub Club, Love Choir, Bellydancers with Krysta and Kimberly Charp, Joe Gray/Studio Gray Dance & The Unit, World Peace Clowns, Josh Windmiller and Kalei Yamanoha, Peace & Justice Center of Sonoma County, Arlene Francis Center for Spirit, Art & Politics Brigade, CMedia, Occupied Press/Prensa Ocupada, Expats Post, and more.
Part 2, THE PARTY, 3pm to midnight
After the Saturday march there will be an evening of performances at the AFC which will include Upside Dance, Abraham Entin's Bait & Switch Review, Face Painting with Sonya Warry, Josh Windmiller, Onye Onyemaechi and The Messengers, Midnight Sun Massive, Los Ritmicos, live painting, fire dancers, and art on display, and DJ Loisaida Dance Carnival.
Sunday Sept. 29th, Poetry Marathon and Barbecue. This will be the largest poetry reading in the history of Sonoma County. Noon until it’s over. Hosted by Susan Lamont of the Peace & Justice Center and Ryan Watts. Poetry Workshop by Terri Carrion.
Poets confirmed to read so far: Cynthia Bryant, Bill Vartnaw, Carl Macki, Leonore Wilson, Vilma Ginzberg, David Madgalen, Steve Rice, Teresa Conde Carrion, Tony R. Rodriguez, Michael Rothenberg, Susan Lamont, Avotcja, Dennis Dybeck, Ryan Watts, Ronald Woodman, Ava Bird, Katherine Hastings, Fabiola Sandoval, Prince ArThor, Martin Hickel, Kristi Gray, Abraham Entin, Masaba Hood, Albert Flynn DeSilver, Prartho Serenom, Geoffrey Lake, Cathy Shea, Daniel McKenzie, Connie Post, Kevin Gunn, Mike Tuggle, Adam Kirshenbaum, True Serendie, Margot VanVeen, Carian Rose Serrano, John Swain, Jake Ward, Abby Bogomolny, Gor Yaswen, Lilith Rogers, Dean Walker, Geri DiGiorno, Michelle Baynes, Jack and Adelle Foley, QR Hand, Donald Hagelberg, Kim Shuck, Margaret Messerschmidt, Jeanne Powell, Fred Norman Judy Hardin Cheung, Kay Renz, Pamela Singer, Clara Hsu, Jeanne Powell, Lee Slonimsky, Joan Brady, Shekeyna Black, Abraham Entin, Margaret Stawowy, Tom Meyskens and more... details TBA
Admission for all events: $8 - $10 Sliding Scale Donation. (No one will be turned away for lack of funds.) Proceeds will go to support 100 Thousand Poets for Change, a 501(c)3 non-profit global arts organization for peace sustainability, and The Arlene Francis Center for Spirit, Arts and Politics.
Food available at the Arlene Francis Cafe
All events are Sponsored by The Arlene Francis Center, Peace & Justice Center of Sonoma County, Arts Council of Sonoma County, and Community Foundation of Sonoma County and 100 Thousand Poets for Change.
Contact: Michael Rothenberg
Or en espanol Terri Carrion

Events at The Arlene Francis Center - Santa Rosa, CA    

(707) 528-3009

September 26, 2013
Sit 'n Say - Pluck 'n Play Aubergine After Dark, Sebastopol, CA 95472




Each guest is interviewed and performs a short set. All acts are video-taped and recorded. Hope you'll come to support this new creative project! 

For more venue information, please visit:

September 15, 2013
Sonoma Songbirds Aubergine After Dark, Sebastopol

Linda will be returning for another "Songbirds" show. The stripped-down "quartet" format for the band was VERY well received and allowed the focus to be on the original songs.

Please stay tuned for details including other artists to be included.

September 7, 2013
Live Musician's Co-Op's "BLUES BASH!!" Live Musician's Co-Op, Santa Rosa, CA 95403

This will be an awesome BLUES BASH!

The Linda Ferro Band and the Blues Defenders will be ROCKIN' the Blues on Saturday night!

This is a benefit concert for the nonprofit Inter-Faith Shelter Network ( which helps provide services and housing to local homeless men, women and children, as well as provide underprivileged youth with music/dance lessons. $8 cover charge.

Please call (707) 527-8845 for more details.

August 31, 2013
Return to the Redwood Cafe! Redwood Cafe, Cotati, CA 94931

The Redwood Cafe is VERY supportive of the local music scene, along with Andre de Channes (KRSH), who does the booking/hosting and sound engineering.

Please join us this Saturday night and help us welcome our new AWESOME drummer, Michael Curtin (bio and pic forthcoming). 

Plan to come hang out with us when you're finished with your Saturday day-time plans. 

Hope to see you there!!

(Please note that bands are paid by percentage of cover charge collected, so thank you in advance for your support!)

August 24, 2013
Summer Music Series Lakeside Grill at Spring Lake, Santa Rosa, CA 95409

A new venue for us! They've had some great bands there, so we're very happy that this venue is supporting live music!

Plan to enjoy your summer weekend with some musical fun at Spring Lake!

Phone: 707-539-2750 (pls re-visit their website if August's activities calendar is not up yet)

August 17, 2013
"Doug Jayne & Friends" - The Linda Ferro Quartet plays FUNDRAISER for Sonoma County Food Bank! Gaia's Garden, Santa Rosa, CA 95401

These are PRO shows! The REAL DEAL for hearing REAL MUSIC in Sonoma County. Please check out the full event line-up on the poster below.

This performance will be with Linda on keyboards/Vocals, Mal Tornay on Percussion, Elmar Kurgpold on Sax, Mike Balazki on Bass.

Listen to the local radio stations listed below to hear promotional interviews and performances with some of the artists:

Wed Aug 14, 8-10pm - KRCB FM "Connections" (Host Doug Jayne)

Friday Aug 16 5PM - KSRO "The Drive" with Steve Jaxon.




August 10, 2013
OUR RETURN TO THE SONOMA COUNTY FAIR! Sonoma County Fairgrounds, Santa Rosa

We'll be at the Park Stage on the final Saturday night of the Fair, ready to PARTY!! Please plan to join us! 

August 3, 2013
Benefit for Ron Achison Center For Spiritual Living, Santa Rosa, CA 95401

Please consider coming to support this event. The music community is reaching out to help a colleague with medical expenses. There will be at least 20 different acts on 2 stages. (Linda Ferro and Mal perform at 9:10)  GREAT line-up! Check it out!


July 22, 2013
"Lady Spins The Blues" program features Linda Ferro (Solo) KRCB radio - 91 FM

Listen to some home-grown BLUES of all shades!  www.

I'll be playing live and ALSO, various Blues tunes from my CD "Remember This" will be played. You'll hear songs recorded at Prairie Sun Studios with amazing artists such as Billy Johnson on drums (Santana), Steve Evans on bass, Roger Glenn on vibes/flute (Pete Escovido), Volker Strifler (guitar and also horn arrangements) and the Golden Gate Strings ensemble, with co-arranger Dr. Nolan Gasser (look him up and you'll be surprised what hot current project he's masterminded.)

Check the website for COMCAST stations that broadcast these programs, or stream them live on

Musicologist/host "MCMC" (Mary) is an absolute human archive with cool facts and stories. She's an important part of the entertainment value of this show. Hope you can tune-in (you can catch up on sleep Tues night!)

July 6, 2013

This iconic watering hole has hosted some of the most awesome talent in or passing through this County. Just all-out great music and authentic dive vibe.

This is where the "Jimi and Janis" part of our show will be the best EVER!

July 5, 2013
Reata Winery's "Red, White and Rose" - Independence Day BBQ for Wine Club Members Reata Winery at Jamieson Ranch Vineyards, Napa, CA 94558

We are looking forward to entertaining Reata Winery's Wine Club members and their guests as they celebrate Independence Day. If you are interested in becoming a Wine Club member, or would like to inquire reagarding guest attendance at this event, please contact Madeleine, Wine Club Coordinator, at 707-254-8673, Ext 119.

Please consider stopping by Jamieson Ranch Vineyards during winery business hours for wine tasting and enjoying the beautiful grounds.

June 26, 2013
Sonoma County Blues Society Society Culture House, Santa Rosa

The Linda Ferro Band will be the "Featured Band" at the Sonoma County Blues Society's jam on June 26th. (These events feature bands performing many genres of music - as in "Blues+")

Plan to visit the Santa Rosa Downtown Market on Wednesday night, then come on over afterwards to THE best after-Market spot! 

This venue is awesome, with a dance floor, stage, separate lounge areas, full bar and food service.

On this evening, The Linda Ferro Band will be debuting our new drummer Tony Rickwood! Come and say 'Hi" to the Band, and "Welcome" to Tony.

Hope to see you there!

May 31, 2013
Sonoma Wine Country Senior Games Shone Farm, Forestville, CA 95436

If you are 50 years or older, and you actively enjoy sports, there are 17 different athletic activities you can compete in. GO FOR THE GOLD right here in Sonoma County. 

Find out more about this fabulous event by visiting: 

April 26, 2013
Linda & Mal Perform at Ancient Oaks Tasting Room! Ancient Oak Cellars - Inside Corrick's, Santa Rosa

Come check out the new Ancient Oak Cellars tasting room inside Corricks in downtown Santa Rosa. Relax after work and let Linda and Mal, as a duo, entertain you.  Linda will have her trusty keyboard and Mal will have some awesome percussion items that he has designed himself! (Worth a trip just to see what he's made!) 

Hope you'll join us!

April 10, 2013
"Tunes For Teens" - Fundraiser for New Horizon School and Learning Center Redwood Cafe, Cotati, CA 94931

Please join us for an important benefit event to raise critically needed funds for New Horizon School following their recent burglary. Bring your family and have a fun-filled evening of great music, food, and purpose. Music begins at 7pm.  707-795-7868 

  • Buzzy Martin
  • Nate Lopez & Friends
  • Linda Ferro Band
  • Special Guest

Purchase tickets from New Horizon School 

Call 707-569-9520 or purchase tickets at the event:            $10 Students  $20 Adults  $40 Family           

February 27, 2013
"SONOMA SONGBIRDS" - Songwriter Linda Ferro Featured with Jill Cohn and Allegra Broughton! Last Day Saloon, Santa Rosa

JILL COHN, LINDA FERRO and ALLEGRA BROUGHTON  will entertain you with original tunes at this unique Artist's Showcase.

Linda will have three of her awesome band-mates backing her up at this event:

Mal Tornay - Percussion

Elmar Kurgpold - Sax/Percussion/Vocals

Mike Balazki - Bass

Jill Cohn performs with guitarist Dave Sampson. Allegra and Sam Page perform as "Solid Air" (guitar, bass, baritone slide guitar)  

Price: $8-$10

Advance tickets available at:

January 19, 2013
LFB Debut!! Redwood Cafe, Cotati

WE ROCKED IT!! New Sax Player/Secondary Percussionist, Elmar introduced and new Bass player, Mike!

October 28, 2012
"4 x 4 x Song" - Invitational Songwriters' Showcase Aubergine After Dark, Sebastopol

Linda was invited to join 3 other awesome songwriters in this unique "songwriter in the round" show.

Songwriter/friend Alan Watt, in conjunction with Aubergine After Dark, presented "4 x 4 x Song" featuring the following talented artists: David T. Carter (Trailer Park Rangers) Danny Sorentino (The Sorentinos), Alison Harris and Linda Ferro .Each songwriter presented 1 song in rotation, repeated x 4. Then intermission and repeat pattern!



October 21, 2012
Cloverdale Harvest Marathon (Half and 5k) - A Benefit Event Citrus Fairgrounds

Just announced! After a very successful inaugural event, the date for the second annual Cloverdale Harvest Marathon has been set, and our band has been asked by the Kiwanis to return to perform for this event next year (which we are very happy about!) Wonderful folks - Great event! Stay tuned for details and also visit for more information.

October 4, 2012
Fundraiser/Awards banquet - Sonoma County Task Force for the Homeless Paradise Ridge Winery , Santa Rosa

We are honored to support this group of dedicated community members, working to improve and raise awareness of homelessness in Sonoma County.

This event featured the debut of my original song, "Home-less" that I wrote several years ago. It means so much to me that this Agency endorses the sentiments expressed in my song, and that I had the opportunity to offer another way to raise awareness - through music!

We warmly thank the Task Force for the Homeless for selecting our band for this important event.

August 23, 2012
JUST ANNOUNCED: KJZY "After Work Concert" Trentadue Winery, Geyserville

The Linda Ferro Band is honored to be included in KJZY's line-up of great concerts starting in March and extending thru mid-December. "After Work Concerts" are held in various locations throughout Sonoma County, including some of the County's finest wineries. Please visit and keep an eye out for more information.

August 11, 2012
Return to The Sonoma County Fair!! Sonoma County Fair, Santa Rosa

This performance was on the last Saturday of the Fair, so it was a great day to come and enjoy all that the Fair has to offer!



July 18, 2012
Featured Band at the Sonoma County Blues Society Jam Sprenger's Tap Room, Santa Rosa

One of the hottest spots on a Wednesday night in Sonoma County!

Support local music and one of our newer hot spots! 

July 4, 2012
Private Party - Fourth of July , Cloverdale, CA 95425

We have had the honor of entertaining Cloverdale folks on the Fourth of July at 2 different homes (alternating each year) over the course of many years. We treasure this "call-back" history and are grateful for being selected year after year.

June 23, 2012
2ND ANNUAL CLOVERDALE BEERFEST Outdoors @ Cloverdale Performing Arts Center, Cloverdale, CA 95425
A Benefit for Cloverdale Performing Arts Center
featuring TWELVE+ Breweries!
Food and wine available for purchase.                                
Event begins at 5pm and closes at 9pm
Also performing: DGIIN!

(Providing theatrical, dance, music and performing arts opportunities and education for our community and region, Cloverdale Performing Arts Center is a 501c3 non-profit organized in Sonoma County's northernmost city.)

June 1, 2012
Debut Performance at Papa's Taverna! Papa's Taverna, Petaluma, CA 94954

We're excited to announce our debut performance at this cool Petaluma venue! Papa’s Taverna serves authentic Greek cuisine in a fun and comfortable taverna atmosphere nestled on the shore of the beautiful Petaluma river in Northern California’s wine country. 

Please visit for more venue information or call (707) 769-8545. 

April 21, 2012
CD Release Event for "Real Music" - Oliver's Market "A Taste of Sonoma" Oliver's Market, Cotati

Very Exciting News: Our band been selected to be featured on a 2-CD compilation called "Real Music" put on by Oliver's Market and Frank Hayhurst. Our original song, "Not Him Again," will be on this CD. As part of Oliver's Market's "A Taste of Sonoma" we will perform for the CD release party included in this event. Proceeds of CD sales go to The Redwood Empire Food Bank.

Performance time: 2:45. Other bands include The Pulsators, and Dgiin.

Please visit the Oliver's Market Website and plan to support this important community event.


April 7, 2012
The LFB returns to the TRADEWINDS! Tradewinds Bar, Cotati

Always a great time at this venue. We pull out all the stops and play 'til 1:30 am! Band gets to stretch out and have FUN. Come and dance, play pool, enjoy a libation and visit with friends. Ya never know who will show up here! Please visit for more venue information.

March 17, 2012
St. Patrick's Day at Ruth McGowan's Brewpub Ruth McGowan's, Cloverdale, CA 95425

Our band returns to one of our favorite live music venues! Please visit for directions and more information on this AWESOME brewery!

February 20, 2012

The Fairgrounds was all a-buzz on this particular Monday as the beloved annual Citrus Fair Talent Show once again delighted the community and its guests. Our band performed on the Main Stage of the Auditorium shortly after the Talent Show Winner Showcase. Please visit for more information on the Citrus Fair, and for a complete schedule of other future events. Many thanks to Bonnie, Fair Director, for the opportunity, and to City of Light and Sound for the stellar PA/Engineering.

December 10, 2011
RETURN TO VINO di AMORE! , Cloverdale, CA 95425

Come with bling and bells on for a festive Wine Country Holiday Party at this awesome new venue. $10 Cover charge includes appetizers and a night of dancing and fun!

For venue details, please visit

December 3, 2011
The LFB returns to the TRADEWINDS! , COTATI, 94931

The October 15th show was a great success! (See Blog entry for behind the scenes info!) 

  • No Cover Charge
  • Great Dancin' Music - Original and Cover Tunes
  • Pool Tables
  • Brixx Pizzaria next door
October 23, 2011
Cloverdale Harvest Marathon (Half and 5k Walk/Run)

All proceeds benefited the Cloverdale Chapter of Dolly Parton's Imagination Library, bringing the gift of reading to children in the community. Supported by the Kiwanis Club of Cloverdale.

Please visit for more information.

October 15, 2011
The Tradewinds , Cotati
October 1, 2011
Grand Opening for "Vino di Amore" Tasting Room Vino de Amore, Cloverdale, CA 95425

A new "Cooperative Tasting Lounge" in Cloverdale by the owners of Milano Winery in Hopland

September 27, 2011
Sonoma State University "Nooner" (Lunch-time Concert Series) Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park

Linda Ferro graduated from Sonoma State University with Distinction in Linguistics and Writing. (All those words! Great foundation for Linda's passion for songwriting!)

September 10, 2011
"T-30" Anniversary Event [SEE BLOG ENtRY FOR GIG HIGHLIGHTS] T Barny Gallery & Sculpture Gardens, Healdsburg

A Release Party for Sculptor T Barny's "Three Decades of Excellence" Coffee Table Book. Proceeds benefit Alliance Medical Center.

August 6, 2011
Blues In The Park Sonoma County Fairgrounds, Santa Rosa

(707) 545-4200
Free with Admission to Fair

July 10, 2011
Blue Heron, Duncan Mills
July 4, 2011
Private Event, Cloverdale
June 18, 2011
Tradewinds, Cotati
June 17, 2011
The Last Day Saloon, Santa Rosa
June 15, 2011
Santa Rosa Downtown Market
March 12, 2011
Francis Ford Coppola Winery - 33rd Annual Barrel Tasting Event
February 27, 2011
Russian River Brewing Co, Santa Rosa
January 16, 2011
Rancho Nicasio Debut: Women In Music
December 5, 2010
1st Annual African-International Music Festival - Sebastopol (Co-Produced and Promoted by Linda Ferro)
November 4, 2010
Augergine After Dark And Cafe - Sebastopol
September 26, 2010
Solfest (Solar Living Institute Benefit), Ukiah
September 2, 2010
The KRSH Radio - Linda W/Ct Cruisers @ Backyard Concert: "R&B & Blues Review
August 28, 2010
Lagunitas Brewing Company - Petaluma
August 19, 2010
Windsor Summer Concert Series
July 31, 2010
Rio Nido Roadhouse
July 16, 2010
Santa Rosa Downtown Market (Main Stage)
May 22, 2010
Cloverdale's "Wild West Day" (Main Stage)
May 14, 2010
KSRO Radio 1350 - Live on "The Drive" with Steve Jaxon
April 17, 2010
Earth Day Celebration - Downtown Santa Rosa
April 8, 2010
Cafe Azul - Downtown Santa Rosa - singer/songwriter
March 27, 2010
Opened for Elvin Bishop, Santa Rosa
March 5, 2010
House Concert, Sebtone Studio, Sebastopol
February 27, 2010
Linda Ferro's Birthday Bash - Rio Nido Roadhouse
February 20, 2010
Private Party (Firefighter's Association Awards)
January 21, 2010

A benefit concert featuring 8 Bands, Produced/Promoted by Linda Ferro (Keynote Productions) with The Last Day Saloon and KRSH Radio .

A complete listing of past performances is available upon request.
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The LINDA FERRO BAND was nominated for the 2011 North Bay Music Awards.
Heartfelt thanks to the North Bay Bohemian and fans...from Linda, Mal, Brian, Chris, Nick and Adam!
The Linda Ferro Band received nominations in 2009 and 2010 for the North Bay Music Awards!
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The bluesy Jazz song 
"Come On In" was nominated 
for an Independent Singer-Songwriter Association (ISSA) award. 
This song and "Love Me Back" were also part of the "Featured Artist" programming on KJZY, 93.7 FM
Please check out:
Midnight Special Blues Radio, also broadcasting from, where several of my original songs have been aired.

Please visit Women of Substance Radio, broadcasting from

In addition to several original Blues tunes they have played on this station, my song, "Please, Peace" was on the playlist for Tuesday, Sept 21, on the program, "What's On My Ipod" beginning at 1 pm PDT.

Also, this song was included on the playlist for the program, "Piano Ballads."  Many thanks to WOS radio!


Note from Linda: "Over the past year or so, The Linda Ferro Band has been "under construction" and I'm happy to announce that the renovation is completed! We have added some AMAZING musicians to the core group of me, Mal (percussion/vocals) and Chris (guitar). Please visit the band members page to find out about our last-but-not-least addition, Drummer Kenny Susan."

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