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Alibi Ale Works hosting fundraiser for Nor Cal fire victims on Nov. 12

November 12, 2017 — Alibi Ale Works in downtown Truckee is hosting a daylong fundraiser on Sunday, Nov. 12, for Northern California fire victims. More than a dozen bands are scheduled to play throughout the day with a live DJ taking over during breaks. The goal is to raise

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Country hip-hop trio Good Ol’ Boyz performs at Whiskey Dick’s Saloon

October 27, 2017 — A unique form of music hits the South Shore this weekend with a performance from Placerville-based trio Good Ol’ Boyz. “Combining gritty, hard-hitting, West Coast hip-hop with rebel country and rock influences, GOB has created a style all their own,” states the Good Ol’ Boyz

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Lake Tahoe AleWorX’s Autumn Carnival features fall fun

October 21, 2017 — Costume contests, carnival games, face painting, live music — what more could you want from a fall festival? Experience all that and more on Sunday, Oct. 22, as Lake Tahoe AleWorX turns its patio into a haven for family fun in celebration of the season.

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Local reggae group Taking Root jams at Whiskey Dick’s Saloon

October 7, 2017 — South Lake Tahoe’s own reggae rock band Taking Root is ready to bring good vibes to Whiskey Dick’s Saloon on Saturday, Oct. 7, at 9 p.m. “Playing classic reggae from Bob Marley to Slightly Stoopid, we add and classic rock songs to our repertoire

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Eric Burdon & The Animals to perform at Harrah’s Lake Tahoe

October 6, 2017 — Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member and genre icon Eric Burdon takes a Tahoe stage alongside his group The Animals on Saturday, Oct. 7. “ musical journey began in the coal-mining town of Newcastle, England, where he immersed himself in American blues and jazz.

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Skynnyn Lynnyrd: A Tribute to Lynyrd Skynyrd performs at MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa

October 1, 2017 — Go back to the classic rock era with a performance from a tribute to one of the genre’s frontrunners on Sunday, Oct. 1, at MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa. “Skynnyn Lynnyrd has committed the past 11+ years building this project, learning, studying and breaking down

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Country Artists Tribute takes the stage Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Lake Tahoe

September 23, 2017 — On Saturday, Sept. 23, the sounds of iconic country musicians will be heard in Stateline, courtesy of Reno-based Country Artists Tribute. “Country Artists Tribute is an all-hits, power-packed tribute to not one, but three of today’s biggest country super stars: Jason Aldean, Kenny Chesney and

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SnowGlobe announces lineup for 2017 festival in South Lake Tahoe

September 20, 2017 — Dillon Francis, Porter Robinson and Travis Scott will headline the 2017 SnowGlobe Music Festival this December in South Lake Tahoe. The festival announced its full lineup Monday, Sept. 18. More than 50 artists will perform on three stages over the course of three nights, according

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Rap duo The Perceptionists performs at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino on Sept. 19

September 19, 2017 — Rappers Mr. Lif and Akrobatik make up the duo known as The Perceptionists, which headlines Hard Rock Hotel and Casino alongside DJ Fakts One on Tuesday, Sept. 19. The performance comes on the heels of “Resolution,” the pair’s summer release. “The first full-length from Mr.

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Brazilian group SambaDá performs at Valhalla Tahoe on Sept. 20

September 19, 2017 — Another culture comes to South Shore this week as seven-member Brazilian group SambaDá headlines Valhalla Tahoe on Wednesday, Sept. 20. “Dubbed the West Coast’s hottest Brazilian band by promoters, journalists and fans, SambaDá musically unites the Americas. “Based in the rich musical traditions of Brazil,

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Punk vs. Metal — Fatal Four-way returns to Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Lake Tahoe

September 16, 2017 — Fans of music that’s a little rough around the edges should head to Hard Rock Hotel and Casino on Saturday, Sept. 16. Beginning at 7:30 p.m., the venue hosts Punk vs. Metal — Fatal Four-way, a musical event that pits four punk bands against four

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Indie / alt country duo Jamestown Revival rocks Crystal Bay Casino

September 14, 2017 — Jamestown Revival members Jonathan Clay and Zach Chance have been friends since the two were 15 years old. They went to the same college, launched the band, moved to Los Angeles and released their first album (“UTAH”) by 2014. Two years later Jamestown Revival debuted

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Fresh Bakin’s The Great Depressurization heads to Tahoe MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa

September 5, 2017 — Fresh Bakin’s 9th annual Great Depressurization is headed to MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa from Monday, Sept. 4, through Thursday Sept. 7. So, what is it? “Four days and three nights of main stage music, pool-side DJs and late-night parties after Burning Man at various

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Local band The Wrinkle headlines Music on the Beach

August 31, 2017 — The 2017 Music on the Beach series held at Kings Beach comes to a close this weekend with a performance from local band The Wrinkle. The award-winning group, which calls Kings Beach home, brings bluegrass to the North Shore on Friday, Sept. 1, at 6

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Nevada County Concert Band set for big hair event on Aug. 27

August 27, 2017 — Fashions fade, but style is forever. The Nevada County Concert Band has combed its library to bring everyone the brightest of highlights on Sunday, Aug. 27. The band once again opens shop at Pioneer Park in Nevada City to provide a free musical makeover with

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Bay Area band New Monsoon to rock Crystal Bay Casino on Aug. 26

August 26, 2017 — San Francisco rock group New Monsoon storms into North Shore’s Crystal Bay Casino this weekend with their one-of-a-kind sound. “New Monsoon’s exhilarating blend of acoustic and electric instrumentation shines in an irresistible blend of sophisticated song craft, inventive musical exploration and down home rock ‘n’

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Free music at Heavenly Village continues with Jake’s Garage and Take Out

August 25, 2017 — Heavenly Village’s free outdoor summer concert series approaches its end with two shows this weekend: On Friday, Aug. 25, Jake’s Garage takes the stage before Take Out follows on Saturday, Aug. 26. “Jake’s Garage 5.0 is a Reno-based cover band, playing hits from the ’70s,

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Latin/World group Yolo Mambo performs at Kings Beach on Aug. 25

August 24, 2017 — North Shore’s Music on the Beach series continues with a performance from Yolo Mambo on Friday, Aug. 25. The gig is the second to last in the series, so be sure to enjoy the atmosphere of live outdoor music while you can. “Yolo Mambo is

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Valhalla Tahoe welcomes multi-instrumentalists Lisa Lynne & Aryeh Frankfurter

August 22, 2017 — Multi-talented artists Lisa Lynne and Aryeh Frankfurter bring their unique styles of music to Valhalla Tahoe this week. “Lisa Lynne & Aryeh Frankfurter are a multi-instrumentalist duo with Celtic harps, Swedish nyckelharpa, Ukrainian bandura, bouzouki, cittern and more. “They hail from San Francisco and tour

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SnowGlobe, South Lake Tahoe hash out details of potential agreement

August 19, 2017 — Opinions on SnowGlobe Music Festival are mixed. But the three-day event that packs an estimated $14-million economic punch, while also garnering criticism for noise, trash and crowds, looks like it is here for the long haul. At the Tuesday, Aug. 15 South Lake Tahoe City

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