Started in 2010, the North Bay Hootenanny is a two-day local music fest of folk, bluegrass and Americana music that began as a forum for local artists to connect and spread their love of music. Featuring close to 30 bands, this year’s event offers warm food, drinks, free dance lessons for couples and a kid’s area for all tiny rockers. See T Luke and the Tight Suits, the Easy Leaves, Under the Radar, Les Bon Temps, the Leftovers, Little Lost Boys (pictured), Travis Hendrix and the Blessed Moonshiners and many others on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 15—16, at the Arlene Francis Center. 99 Sixth St., Santa Rosa. 3pm—midnight. $10—$15 each day. 707.528.3009.