Located in the heart of the beautiful Sonoma Wine Country, the Arts Center is now in its 30th year and The Wells Fargo Center for the Arts is the North Bay’s premier Arts Center presenting world-class performances, nationally recognized education programs, contemporary sculpture, and many popular community events. Together with its resident companies, the Center is ranked among California’s top performing arts presenters hosting performances in music, theater, dance, comedy, and spoken word.
In 2012 The Wells Fargo Center for the Arts in Santa Rosa was named a top 100 theater in the world and among the top 15 theaters with 2,000 seats or less by Pollstar.
"We're honored to be among the top 100 theaters in the world. It’s the combination of enthusiastic audiences, world-class performers, and an intimate venue — all in the heart of Sonoma County's beautiful wine country — that makes this a very special place to experience the performing and visual arts."
— Richard Nowlin, Executive Director Wells Fargo Center for the Arts
Some of the most popular shows in 2011 were comedians Dana Carvey and Jerry Seinfeld, Foodie and Travel Channel Host Anthony Bourdain, and musicians Jeff Beck, Tony Bennet, Willie Nelson and Peter Frampton.
Highlights for the 2012 season include comedians Howie Mandel, Lily Tomlin, George Lopez and Margaret Cho. Concert headliners include Foreigner, Trace Adkins, Diana Krall, Kenny Rogers and the B-52’s. Other performances include The Portland Cello Project, Jack Hanna’s Into the Wild and Disney’s Choo-Choo Soul.
For a complete listing of upcoming concerts and events visit Wells Fargo Center for the Arts.