FLY BY TRAIN
In concert, the Penngrove-based Americana band Fly By Train are a foot-tapping, hand-clapping ride through the music of the Appalachian mountains, the New York subways, the fields of the deep south, the wind-swept Sierras, and the Northern California Coast. Lagunitas Brewing Company, 1280 N. McDowell Blvd. 4:20 p.m. Lagunitas.com.
Known widely as “The Grammar Diva,” Arlene Miller is the author of ‘The Best Little Grammar Collection Ever!” speaks about her lifelong devotion to talking and writing well. 7 p.m. Copperfield’s, 140 Kentucky, St.
Oakland rapper Philthy Rich (sometimes known as Philip Beaseley) comes to Petaluma for one of his signature high-energy, politically charged shows, also featuring Prezzi, Pooh Hefner, and Yid. The Phoenix Theater, 201 E. Washington St. $20. 8 p.m. ThePhoenixTheater.com.
Playing superbly-crafted original tunes mixed with covers of classic rock songs, The Grain play music that’s so good and so fun you can’t keep from dancing. Lagunitas Brewing Company, 1280 McDowell Blvd. No cover. 3 p.m. Lagunits.com.
It being St. Patrick’s Day, you might want to wear green to this fun-fueled concert of classic Irish tunes. Red Brick, 101 2nd St. 4:30 p.m. RedBrickRestaurants.com.
BANDA SIN NOMBRE
This deliciously tasty five-piece street band from San Francisco’s Mission District is dedicated to performing folk music from around the world. The Block, 20 Gray St. 1–4 p.m. No cover. TheBlockPEtaluma.com.
CELTIC SESSION WITH MORGAN, AND THE TONEWOODS
Join the band for an authentic Celtic music session with Morgan Cochneuer. 4:30 p.m. Later, at 7 p.m. it’s the Tonewoods, performing traditional Irish music with a touch of Americana. Aqus cafe, 198 H. St. No cover.
Bringing a ray of musical sunshine to even the coldest and cloudiest of days, Sol Horizon plays joyously toe-tapping reggae with energy to spare. The Big Easy, 128 American Alley. House opens 6:30 p.m. $12. BigEasyPetaluma.com.
Marin County’s award-winning rock-reggae-gospel group have been delighting old fans and winning new ones since 1977, and they are still going strong. The Mystic Theatre, 21 N. Petaluma Blvd. 8:30 p.m. $20. MysticTheatre.com.
LUCKY OL’ BONES
This seven-piece Scottish-Irish band is planning on uncorking one of the hottest, greenest, blarniest shows in town for this St. Patrick’s Day. Twin Oaks Roadhouse, 5745 Old Redwood Hwy., Penngrove. First set at 8:30 p.m. No cover. TwinOaksRoadhosue.com.
THE RAMBLE BAND
Playing an eclectic mélange of stuff including blues, funk, country rock, and jazz, The Ramble Band is a cool, classy and colorful collective of world-class musicians herded by singer-guitarist Gary Vogensen. The Aqus Café, 198 H St. 2 p.m. No cover. Aqus.com.