Your Tahoe Weekend: Marco Sullivan retirement party, Jelly Bread & more |

Your Tahoe Weekend: Marco Sullivan retirement party, Jelly Bread & more

Marco Sullivan rips down the Birds of Prey downhill course at Beaver Creek in December. Sullivan announced his retirement after racing his 105th World Cup downhill in Kvitfjell, Norway, this past Saturday.
Courtesy Eric Schramm / USSA |

TAHOE-TRUCKEE, Calif. — Below are the Sierra Sun’s picks for the Top 10 events to check out this weekend at Truckee and Lake Tahoe.

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1. Jelly Bread at Moe’s Original BBQ

Tahoe area favorites Jelly Bread, a Reno-based outfit identified as roots-rook meeting funk and soul, will perform on the North Shore Friday at Moe’s Original BBQ in Tahoe City.

When: 7 p.m. Friday, April 22

Where: Moe’s Original BBQ, Tahoe City

Cost: $10


2. Assembly of Dust at Crystal Bay Casino

Assembly of Dust, an American roots-rock jam band recalling the likes of Neil Young and The Band, performs a free show Friday at the Crystal Bay Casino.

When: 10 p.m. Friday, April 22

Where: Crystal Bay Casino Crown Room

Cost: Free


3. Axton & Company at Cottonwood

Axton & Company, a local trio playing original and classics, will perform a free show Friday at the Cottonwood Restaurant & Bar in Truckee.

When: 7 p.m. Friday, April 22

Where: Cottonwood Restaurant & Bar, Truckee

Cost: Free


4. The Sam Chase Band at Moody’s

The Sam Chase Band, a San Francisco-based six-piece outfit, will bring their folk rock sound to downtown Truckee this weekend for back-to-back free shows.

When: 8:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, April 22-23

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

Cost: Free


5. Erica Sunshine Lee at Bar of America

Singer-songwriter Erica Sunshine Lee, the 2014 Georgia Country Awards’ “Female Artist of the Year,” brings her twist of modern rock and classic country to Bar of America for a two-night stand.

When: 8:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, April 22-23

Where: Bar of America, Truckee

Cost: Free


6. Ian Ethan Case at Tahoe Art Haus

Musician extraordinaire Ian Ethan Case, an acoustic double-neck guitarist, will bring his meticulously crafted compositions to the Tahoe Art Haus for an Earth Day Celebration concert. Case, who will be joined by drummer G. Maxwell Zemanovic and harpist Mothoshi Kosako, is playing in support of his upcoming album, “Earth Suite.”

When: 7 p.m. Friday, April 22

Where: Tahoe Art Haus, Tahoe City

Cost: $15


7. Marco Sullivan Retirement Party at Squaw Valley

Celebrate the incredible ski racing career of Squaw Valley athlete Marco Sullivan, who holds a U.S. record 105 World Cup downhill starts. Sullivan will be signing posters with live music on the KT Sun Deck.

When: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, April 23

Where: Squaw Valley

Cost: Free


8. Dennis DeYoung: The Music of Styx at Harrah’s Lake Tahoe

Dennis DeYoung, the lead vocalist and keyboardist of the classic rock band Styx, will bring the group’s extensive collection of hits — like “Babe,” “Mr. Robot,” and “Show Me The Way” — to the South Shore Saturday night.

When: 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 23

Where: Harrah’s Lake Tahoe, Stateline

Cost: $53.21


9. Burton Cummings at MontBleu Resort

Singer-songwriter Burton Cummings, former lead singer and frequent keyboardist for Canadian soft rock band The Guess Who, will bring his critically acclaimed sound to MontBleu Resort on Saturday night.

When: 7 p.m. Saturday, April 23

Where: MontBleu Resort, Stateline

Cost: $50


10. Charles Fleischer at The Improv at Harvey’s Lake Tahoe

Comedian Charles Fleischer, a stand-up and actor best known for appearing in “Who Framed Roger Rabbit” and “Back to the Future Part II,” will perform a one-man show at Harvey’s Lake Tahoe this weekend

When: 9 p.m. Friday-Sunday, April 22-24

Where: The Improv at Harvey’s Lake Tahoe

Cost: $25 Friday, Sunday; $30 Saturday


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