Donavon Frankenreiter

Sun-Drenched and Folk-Infused Surf Rock


Latin Rock/Funk/Hip Hop

Jackie Greene

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.

The Paul Thorn Band

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.

Sara Watkins

Americana Singer-Songwriters & Instrumentalists

Nick Waterhouse

Rhythm & Blues, Jazz and Soul

Birds of Chicago

Genre-busting American Roots Music

Sam Outlaw

California Country Music
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

Vaud and the Villains

19-Piece New Orleans Style Cabaret Show

Joe Craven & The Sometimers

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.

Moonshiner Collective

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.

The Tipsy Gypsies

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.

Rey Fresco

Mix of Rock, Reggae, World, Soul and Latin Music

Liz Vice


Alec Lytle

Americana singer-songwriter

Dan Curcio

Soulful California Singer-Songwriter

Tom Ball & Kenny Sultan

Good Time Blues


Hip Hop/Funk/Jazz

Carolyn Sills Combo

Western Swing, Blues, Country & Spaghetti

Joe Koenig and the Homewreckers

Alt Country/Texas Soul

The Monroe

Atomic Vogue/Roll & Soul

The Turkey Buzzards

Folk/Country/Outlaw Country

Mama Tumba

World Indigenous Rhythms

Mark Adams & His Band

Americana Singer-Songwriter


Ozomatli Presents Ozokidz is a special family friendly set geared towards performing for children as well as adults.

More to Come!

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