Music Lineup

The 2021 California Nut Festival offers a lively musical showcase of the diversity of talent and styles available locally. With music coordinated by Amanda (Mandy) Sherman, festival guests will be delighted to sit back, relax and listen to talented local bands perform on two outdoor stages.

2021 California Nut Festival Musicians

On the Lawn Emcee - Andan Casamajor

Amy Celeste and The Best

11:00 – 11:55

More than a Blues Band - their blend is unique with soul at the heart of it all.

Brad Petersen & Friends

12:15 – 1:10

Dynamic Country/Americana band honoring the music of Merle Haggard, Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash and Kris Kristofferson, along with Brad Petersen originals with Mike Cook on bass, Lenny Serdahl on guitar, Sid Walker on fiddle and Lance Nelson on drums.

Channel 66

1:30 – 2:30

Led by Lawn Stage host Andan Casamajor, Channel 66 returns to play an updated take on Folk-Rock and British Invasion favorites from the mid-1960s, featuring Dallas Darnell on lead guitar/vocals, Elise Lang on vocals, Ben Jaks on bass, and José Meme Lopez on drums.

Alan Rigg Band

2:50 – 3:45

A gumbo of Jazz, New Orleans, R&B, Zydeco and MORE with infectious rhythms, solo improvisation with vocals to match.

On the Porch Emcee – Bob Littell

Mood Swing

11:00 – 11:45

Robert and Pam Laughlin’s guitar and clarinet arrangements take you back to the era of Django Reinhart, Fats Waller, Count Basie and Duke Ellington and features Matt Christensen on bass.

The Gnarly Pints

11:55 – 12:40

Husband and wife duo are the “White Stripes” of acoustic music.

Johnson and Miller

12:55 – 1:40

Modern-day troubadours provide skillful guitar and pure harmonies in folk tradition, accompanied by Matt Christensen on bass, Bob Littel on harmonica and John Bidwell on guitar.

Sunday Iris

1:55 – 2:40

“Texas natives cross paths in Northern California where they began their musical journey”. Dave Elke and Lisa Langley are a superb Indie Folk duo who deliver stirring harmonies and dreamy melodies with emotive lyrics.

Bob Littell & Peter Wilson

2:55 – 3:45

Seasoned musicians, Bob Littell and Peter Wilson, partner up to provide a mix of Piedmont Blues, clever stories and outstanding musicianship.