Funk it up tonight | Music on the Beach, free concert series in Kings Beach continues
KINGS BEACH, Calif. andamp;#8212; The first Music on the Beach free concert in Kings Beach took place on Friday, July 6 with the Blues Monsters and was a huge success. The Blues Monsters pulled out all the stops with favorite songs and new material to the delight a record number of concert goers, an estimated 1,200 people. The Blues Monsters put on a great show and played for 2.5 hours. andamp;#8220;The Blues Monsters are a class act. We are grateful to feature such a talented band for our first concert of the series,andamp;#8221; said Joy Doyle, executive director of the North Tahoe Business Association, which hosts Music on the Beach. andamp;#8220;The Blues Monstersandamp;#8217; music had many on their feet dancing and everyone enjoyed the mild weather. Some were even dancing on their SUPs (stand up paddle boards) in the lake! The Blues Monsters show set the bar for the rest of the Music on the Beach free concert series to take place every Friday evening in July and August, 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Kings Beach State Recreation Area.andamp;#8221;Funky Miracle will bring the audience to their feet with their funky beats on July 27.Five additional Music on the Beach concerts continue each Friday evening in August including an upbeat Americana trio the McCoy Tyler Band, One Track Mind playing roots rockandamp;#8217; n roll with a twist, Zanzibar from the SF Bay Area performing afro funk Latin groove music, followed by Downbeat featuring gritty, booty-shakinandamp;#8217; funk and soul and the Tyler Matthew Smith band will play an inspiring blend of folk, soul and world music to close out the series on Aug. 31.While enjoying great, free, live music performances concert attendees will also have the opportunity to purchase Sierra Nevada Pale Ale, Sierra Nevada Summer Ale, wine and Music on the Beach T-shirts and Kings Beach souvenirs at the concerts. Before, during or after the show, attendees are encouraged to order and pick up Music on the Beach Grab and Go Food Specials from Kings Beach restaurants including Caliente!, Kings Cafe, La Mexicana, Las Panchitas, Pelusoandamp;#8217;s APizza and The Grid Bar andamp; Grill. Music on the Beach sponsors include Sierra Nevada Pale Ale, The Grid Bar andamp; Grill, Bervid Custom Builders, Caliente!, GarWoods Grill andamp; Pier, Hooked Up Sport Fishing, Kings Cafe, North Lake Tahoe Boys andamp; Girls Club, North Tahoe Public Utility District, Ogilvy Consulting, Rockwood Tree Service andamp; Defensible Space Specialists, Tahoe Dave’s Skis andamp; Boards, Tahoe Tech Group, Taneva Auto Parts. Media sponsors include Sierra Sun, Tahoe TV, The Weekly and 101.5 FM Truckee Tahoe Radio. For more information about Music on the Beach or to volunteer, please visit http://www.NorthTahoeBusiness.org or call 530-546-9000. Search andamp;#8220;kings beach musicandamp;#8221; on Facebook to andamp;#8220;likeandamp;#8221; Music on the Beach, the free nine-week concert series in Kings Beach.The North Tahoe Business Association (NTBA) is a nonprofit 501 (c) 6 organization that strives to provide leadership and facilitate redevelopment efforts to create a healthy balance of commerce, employment, entertainment and livability while preserving the unique beach town atmosphere of North Lake Tahoe. The NTBA represents the Bay to Bay business communities including Carnelian Bay, Tahoe Vista, Kings Beach and Crystal Bay.
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