Latin Rock/Funk/Hip Hop
Soulful Singer-Songwriter and Multi-Instrumentalist
Virtuoso musician and singer-songwriter Jackie Greene has an uncanny knack for synthesizing his deep affinity for American roots styles into timeless, personally-charged music. Armed with a persuasive voice, a vivid songwriting skill and an instinctive mastery of several instruments, Greene has carved out a unique musical niche in American music.
Southern Roots Rock and Blues
From Nashville direct to the Live Oak Main Stage, the Central Coast loves The Paul Thorn Band. Always edgy and true, Paul Thorn has been a touring singer-songwriter for more than 20 years. He has a stage presence and inspiring personality that never disappoints. We look forward to The Paul Thorn Band bringing Thorn's songs to life at the 2017 Live Oak Music Festival.
Rythm & Blues, Jazz and Soul
Genre-busting American Roots Music
Southwestern-tinged, rowdy string band.
Sam Outlaw is a southern Californian singer-songwriter steeped in the music and mythos of West Coast country, absorbing the classic vibes of everything from '60s Bakersfield honky-tonk to '70s Laurel Canyon troubadour pop and refashioning them into a sound that's pleasurably past, present and future tense. Outlaw’s songwriting caught the attention of Ry Cooder, who co-produced his debut album, Angeleno
Crazy Good Pickin' & So Much Fun
Joe Craven and The Sometimers features Joe Craven, Bruce MacMillan and Jonathan Stoyanoff. Their analog/power tool box includes both upright and electric bass, various guitars, Dobro, lap steel, mandolin, octave mandolin, fiddle, more cowbell and who knows what else. Heads up Live Oak.
Retro Funky Jazz, Blues and Pop
The Tipsy Gypsies started as a gypsy jazz group over 5 years ago but has since evolved into a full electric group that plays a lively repertoire of Blues, Jazz, and Pop music from the 1910's to the 2010's.
Soulful and Upbeat Folk Rock
Moonshiner Collective is the San Luis Obispo-based musical project of multi-instrumentalist singer-songwriter Dan Curcio, drawing from a diverse range of Folk, Rock and Americana influences.
Soulful California Singer-Songwriter
Alt Country/Texas Soul
Ozomatli Presents Ozokidz is a special family friendly set geared towards performing for children as well as adults.