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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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Renowned pianist Herbie Hancock headlines MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa in Tahoe on Aug. 19

August 19, 2017 — Herbie Hancock is “a true icon of modern music,” according to his online biography. And most who’ve seen him perform would agree. At age 11 the musician performed a Mozart piano concerto with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra before starting to play jazz in high school. […]

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San Francisco’s Big Blu Soul Revue jams at North Lake Tahoe’s Music on the Beach series in Kings Beach

August 17, 2017 — San Francisco soul act Big Blu Soul Revue is set to bring the beat to North Shore’s Music on the Beach series on Friday, Aug. 18. “Their fresh approach brings a wide array of infectious dance grooves to their high-energy live show,” states the band’s […]

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’90s rock groups, Primus and Clutch, perform at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino on Aug. 17

August 17, 2017 — Go back to the rock renaissance of the ’90s with Primus and Clutch, who headline Hard Rock Hotel and Casino on Thursday, Aug. 17. “Primus is responsible for some of the most cutting edge and original rock music of the 1990s. And now, the definitive […]

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Alt country band I See Hawks in L.A. peforms at Valhalla Tahoe

August 16, 2017 — South Shore welcomes Los Angeles-based folk country trio I See Hawks in L.A. to Valhalla Tahoe for a psychedelic performance on Wednesday, Aug. 16. According to Valhalla Tahoe’s site, I See Hawks in L.A. is “possibly the most influential modern alt country band out of […]

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The Who to rock Harveys Outdoor Arena at Tahoe’s South Shore on Aug. 16

August 15, 2017 — You don’t need to be a huge fan of classic rock to have heard of The Who. Originally formed in the 1960s, the English band continues to top lists of all-time great rockers, and on Wednesday, Aug. 16, the group will take the stage at […]

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Reggae rockers Special Blend headline Whiskey Dick’s Saloon

August 4, 2017 — Fitting in with Friday night’s Slightly Stoopid performance at Harveys Outdoor Arena is a gig Saturday, Aug. 5, at Whiskey Dick’s Saloon featuring Huntington Beach-based Special Blend. “Difficult to define, yet instantly recognizable as a one-of-a-kind fusion of reggae, rock, hip-hop and more, these SoCal […]

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Slightly Stoopid’s annual summer tour hits the Lake Tahoe Outdoor arena at Harvey’s on Friday, Aug. 4

August 1, 2017 — Slightly Stoopid's "Sounds of Summer" tour brings the band to the outdoor amphitheater at Harvey's at Stateline on Friday, Aug. 4. The band brings their positive vibes through reggae-style California surfer rock in celebration of summer and invites locals and visitors of Lake Tahoe to […]

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Rock group Achilles Wheel headlines North Lake Tahoe’s Music on the Beach on Friday, July 28

July 28, 2017 — North Shore’s Music on the Beach series continues this Friday, July 28, with a performance from California-based rock group Achilles Wheel, a band that blends roots and world music into self-described “rockadelia.” “Their sound comes across as both old school and new school and is […]

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Jack Johnson headlines 2017 Lake Tahoe Summer Concert Series

July 27, 2017 — Renowned pop rocker Jack Johnson is headed to South Lake Tahoe. On Friday, July 28, and Saturday, July 29, the singer-songwriter continues the 2017 Lake Tahoe Summer Concert Series at Harveys Outdoor Arena. These performances come as part of his North American summer tour, which […]

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MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa’s Reggae at the Lake 2017 features national talent

July 22, 2017 — Calling all reggae fans: An event you won’t want to miss is headed to Tahoe’s South Shore. On Saturday, July 22, three bands will take the Blu Night Club stage at MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa for Reggae at the Lake 2017. San Diego-based Through […]

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