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Tahoe Ten: The Yardbirds, Rob Schneider highlight upcoming events

TAHOE-TRUCKEE, Calif. — Here are the Sierra Sun-Bonanza's picks for the Top 10 events to check out this weekend:

1. Naïve Melodies at Crystal Bay Casino

Performing and honoring the music created by the Talking Heads, the Arcata-based outfit Naïve Melodies brings a blend of three-part harmonies, synthesizers and heavy grooves to Crystal Bay on Friday.

Where: Crystal Bay Casino Crown Room

When: 10 p.m. Friday, Nov. 6

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Cost: Free

Online: crystalbaycasino.com

2. Metal Shop at Crystal Bay Casino

Metal Shop will wield its song list centered on the rock sounds of 1980s hair bands — like Def Leppard, Bon Jovi and Van Halen — on Saturday for a free show at the CBC.

Where: Crystal Bay Casino Crown Room

When: 9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7

Cost: Free

Online: crystalbaycasino.com

3. "Late Night" featuring Sneakymoto & Joelstadamus

Sneakymoto, who's been holding down the underground house vibe in the Reno/Tahoe area for years, will take over the decks in the CBC Red Room for a late Saturday night set.

Where: Crystal Bay Casino Red Room

When: 11:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7

Cost: Free

Online: crystalbaycasino.com

4. Miss Lonely Hearts at Moody's

The Santa Cruz-based band Miss Lonely Hearts bring their hard-driving honky-tonk sound to Moody's for back-to-back free shows this weekend.

Where: Moody's Bistro, Bar & Beats, Truckee

When: 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 6; 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7

Cost: Free

Online: moodysbistro.com

5. Ian McFeron & Alisa Milner at Cottonwood

Prolific alt-country songwriter Ian McFerron and Alisa Milner (fiddler, cellist and vocalist) perform a free show at the Cottonwood Restaurant & Bar on Friday in Truckee.

Where: Cottonwood Restaurant & Bar, Truckee

When: 6:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 6

Cost: Free

Online: cottonwoodrestaurant.com

6. Rob Schneider hosts screening in Incline Village

Actor, comedian, screenwriter, producer and director Rob Schneider will host a free screening of his most recent project, "Real Rob," an upcoming Netflix original series slated for Dec. 1.

Where: Sierra Nevada College, Incline Village

When: 5-7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 9

Cost: Free

Online: sierranevada.edu

7. The Yardbirds at Harrah's Lake Tahoe

Original member Jim McCarty and the revamped Yardbirds — who count Eric Clapton and Jimmy Page amongst its alumni — bring their influential, British-invasion-era sound to the South Shore Room in Stateline.

When: 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7

Where: Harrah's Lake Tahoe, Stateline

Cost: $46 plus fees

Online: http://www.ticketmaster.com

8. The Streets of Truckee at Cottonwood

Local folk/roots musician Richard Blair will portray the history of Truckee through story and song in a free performance Sunday at Cottonwood.

When: 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 8

Where: Cottonwood Restaurant & Bar, Truckee

Cost: Free

Online: cottonwoodrestaurant.com

9. ZZ Top tribute band at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

Beer Drinkers and Hellraisers, the ultimate ZZ Top tribute band, will flex their blistering guitars, pounding bass and heavy grooves inside the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on Saturday.

When: 9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7

Where: Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Stateline

Cost: $10

Online: hardrockcasinolaketahoe.com

10. Moondog Matinee at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

The five-piece rock outfit Moondog Matinee, who hail from Reno, brings their high-energy and throwback mix of rock and blues to the South Shore for a free show Saturday.

When: 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 6

Where: Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Stateline

Cost: Free

Online: hardrockcasinolaketahoe.com