Tahoe-Truckee music calendar | SierraSun.com

Tahoe-Truckee music calendar

Autumn Whitney
Lenny Kravitz
Photo: Mathieu Bitton |

At Lake Tahoe, summer and music go hand in hand. From the indoor acoustic wonder of the Crystal Bay Casino’s Crown Room on the North Shore to the incredible outdoor concert series at Harveys Lake Tahoe on the South Shore — and everywhere in between — our region boasts a vast array of musical acts this summer.

Below is a selection of concerts planned across the greater Truckee-Tahoe region. Be sure to visit the website of your favorite venue to ensure times and costs haven’t changed.


Concerts at Commons Beach

Commons Beach Road, Tahoe City



Free music starts at 3 or 4 p.m.

July 30: Kuinka

Aug. 6: Lebo & Friends

Aug. 13: Wheeland Brothers

Aug. 20: Mumbo Gumbo

Aug. 27: Brothers Comatose

Sept. 3: Joy and Madness

Crystal Bay Casino

14 State Route 28, Crystal Bay

Information: 775-833-6333


Aug. 12: The Dead-Phish Orchestra

Lone Eagle Grille

111 Country Club Drive, Incline Village

Information: 775-886-6899


Tuesdays: Live music

Wednesdays through Saturdays: Luke Stevenson

Music on the Beach

8318 North Lake Tahoe Blvd., Kings Beach



July 28: Achilles Wheel

Aug. 4: Mojo Green

Aug. 18: Big Blu Soul Revue

Aug. 25: Yolo Mambo Band

Sept. 1: The Wrinkle

Sand Harbor State Park

2005 Nevada 28, Incline Village

Information: 775-832-1616


July 31: Reno Jazz Orchestra Roots in the Blues

Aug. 7: Reno Philharmonic Bravo on The Beach: Out of This World

Aug. 14: Alexander Hamilton An Interactive Historical Experience

Aug. 21: Prim Jazz Night White Hot Summer Groove feat. Peter White and Euge Groove

Sept. 2: Reno Jazz Orchestra An Evening with Denise Donatelli

Sept. 9: Trails & Vistas World Concert A Peace Project of Truckee Tahoe

The Village at Squaw Valley

1960 Squaw Valley Road, Olympic Valley

Information: 800-403-0206


Tuesdays through Sept. 5: Bluesdays

West Shore Cafe and Inn

5160 West Lake Boulevard, Homewood

Information: 530-525-5200


Fridays through Mondays: Free Lakeside S’mores, 4-4:30 p.m.

Mondays: Local Mondays, 6-9 p.m.


Azul Latin Kitchen

1001 Heavenly Village Way, South Lake Tahoe

Information: 530-541-2985


Everyday: Live music, 12 p.m., free

Desolation Brewery Beer Garden

4143 Cedar Avenue, South Lake Tahoe

Information: 530-208-0180


Everyday: Live Music, 2-10 p.m.

Base Camp Pizza Co.

1001 Heavenly Village Way, South Lake Tahoe

Information: 530-544-2273


Everyday: Live music, 12-10 p.m., free

California Burger Co.

1001 Heavenly Village Way. South Lake Tahoe

Information: 530-314-8404


Everyday: Live music, 12-10 p.m., free

Classic Cue

1961 Lake Tahoe Blvd., South Lake Tahoe

Information: 530-541-8704


Saturdays: Live music

The Fresh Ketch

2435 Venice Drive East, South Lake Tahoe

Information: 530-541-5683


Fridays: Lake Effect Jazz

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

50 U.S. Highway 50, Stateline

Information: 844-588-7625


Aug. 17: Primus with Clutch

Harveys Cabo Wabo Cantina

18 U.S. Highway 50, Stateline

Information: 775-588-2411


Music starts at 9:30 or 10 p.m.

Everyday: Live music

Harveys Lake Tahoe

18 U.S. Highway 50, Stateline

Information: 775-588-2411


July 28-29: Jack Johnson

Aug. 4: Slightly Stoopid

Aug. 16: The Who

McP’s Taphouse Grill

4125 Lake Tahoe Blvd., South Lake Tahoe

Information: 530-542-4435


Thursdays through Tuesdays: Check out the live music being played at Taphouse Grill

MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa

55 Highway 50, Stateline

Information: 775-588-3515


Aug. 19: Herbie Hancock

Live at Lakeview Commons

Lakeview Avenue at Lake Tahoe Boulevard, South Lake Tahoe



Free music starts at 4:30 p.m.

Thursdays through Aug. 31: Live music

The Naked Fish

3940 Lake Tahoe Blvd., South Lake Tahoe

Information: 530-541-3474


Wednesdays: Live music, 6 p.m.

Valhalla Tahoe

Just west of Camp Richardson off State Route 89, South Lake Tahoe

Information: 530-541-4975


Aug. 2: Mollie O’Brien and Rich Moore

Aug. 5: Heartbreak on the Dance Floor

Aug. 9: Big Sandy and His Fly-Rite Boys

Aug. 16: I See Hawks in L.A.

Aug. 23: Lisa Lynne & Aryeh Frankenfurter

Aug. 30: Laura Love

Sept. 6: Songwriter Celebration: Linda McRae, Rick Shea and Ernest Troost

Sept. 13: Romancing the West

Sept. 20: SambaDa


Cottonwood Restaurant & Bar

10142 Rue Hilltop Road

Information: 530-587-5711


Free music starts at 6 p.m.

Thursdays and Fridays: Live music

Moody’s Bistro, Bar & Beats

10007 Bridge Street

Information: 530-587-8688


Free music starts at 8 or 8:30 p.m.

Thursdays through Saturdays: Live music

Music in the Park

Salty Gebhardt Amphitheater


Free music starts at 6:30 p.m.

Wednesdays: Live music at Truckee River Regional Park

Pastime Club

10096 Donner Pass Road

Information: 530-582-9219

Thursdays: Stan Charles of Truckee Tribe

Truckee Thursdays

Downtown Truckee


Events begin at 5 p.m.

Thursdays through Aug. 17: Live music

Guitarfish Music Festival

Cisco Grove Campground


July 27-30: Outdoor festival feat. The Main Squeeze, Vieux Farka Toure, See-I and much more

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