The Familiar Strangers Band

Twin Oaks Roadhouse

Penngrove, CA


This is a FREE EVENT

Event Details

The Familiar Strangers Band play an Americana grab bag of music from western swing to country blues to classic country, bluegrass and even a little bit of gypsy jazz! They generate a big response from audiences with their friendly banter and responsiveness to requests from audience members. This is a band with a sense of humor but can easily move between material designed to get you up on your feet dancing or tugging at your heart to buy another beer and lose your sorrows.
Featuring some of the hottest players in Sonoma county,
this band walks the line where Ry Cooder and Bob Wills meet with Emmylou Harris to make the swingingest country jazz, honly tonk and blues drenched Americana!

Candy Girard – fiddle, vocals & killer smile
Tim Sarter – bass, vocals & infectious friendliness
Kevin Russell – guitar, vocals & set list maker
Sean Allen –guitar, lap steel, vocals
Tim Gahagan – percussion, drums
Venues performed at:
Murpghy’s Irish Pub
Hopmonk Sebastopol
Twin Oaks Tavern
Tips Roadside
Old Possum Brewery
William Tell House
Occidental Center for the Arts
Sebastopol Center for the Arts
Lagunitas Brewery
Beer Baron
Raymonds Bakery
Jack London State Park Music Series
Peacetown Sebastopol
Redwood Cafe




AGES 21+

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Event Location


Twin Oaks Roadhouse

5745 Old Redwood Hwy, Penngrove, CA, 94951

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The Familiar Strangers Band