Petaluma Music Festival has donated $30,000 to local schools, money that will be spent of uniforms, sheet music and instruments.
More than 3,000 people attended the August 4, 2012 event to hear Jackie Greene, The Pimps of Joytime, Nicki Bluhm and Poor Man’s Whiskey.
"We want to truly thank all of our sponsors, volunteers, attendees, bands, and vendors for helping make this year's Petaluma Music Festival successful," said Cliff Eveland, executive director of the festival. "Your support made the event possible and will go a long way toward keeping music in the schools.”
Twenty four Petaluma schools received donations.
The Petaluma Music Festival is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to keep music in Petaluma public schools. Over the last five years, the festival has donated over $75,000 to local school music programs.