Creekside charter school benefit show features Dead Winter Carpenters |

Creekside charter school benefit show features Dead Winter Carpenters

TAHOE CITY, Calif. and#8212; Tahoe Cityand#8217;s Creekside Cooperative Charter School will host a fall benefit concert featuring Tahoeand#8217;s own Dead Winter Carpenters Friday, Nov. 18, at Tahoe Cityand#8217;s Dockside 700, located just below the Tahoe Yacht Club at 700 North Lake Blvd.

The five-piece songwriting Americana roots-rock band is gaining national attention, with a road tour playing at top-level festival and theater dates across the country. Following a recent sold-out date in San Francisco and an epic jam in Yosemite, Dead Winter Carpenters will head to venues in San Diego, Las Vegas, and Flagstaff, then on to shows in the Midwest including stops in Oklahoma, Arkansas, Nebraska and Colorado.

and#8220;Creekside is thrilled to host such dynamic and talented band and#8212; in the midst of a very booked schedule,and#8221; said Camille Taylor, director for Creekside. and#8220;Of course weand#8217;re hoping to raise funds for our students, but along the way weand#8217;d like to show the Truckee Tahoe community a really good time.and#8221;

Benefits tickets are $25 at the door or $20 in advance at New Moon Natural Foods in Truckee and Tahoe City. The show begins at 9 p.m. with Dockside 700 opening its restaurant at 6 p.m. for those wishing to dine from a special menu created for the evening.

For more information on Dead Winter Carpenters and to listen to their soulful music, visit

Creekside Cooperative Charter School is a public K-6 charter school serving students from the Tahoe-Truckee area. While Creeksideand#8217;s successful program is evidenced, in part, by its 2011 API score of 951, its mission goes beyond test scores, focusing on empowering students through an interactive, experience-driven and collaborative learning environment that honors individuality while emphasizing integrity, diversity and discovery.

For more information on the school, visit

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