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Lake Tahoe Music Festival: Serenades at Sunset

Lake Tahoe Music Festival: Serenades at Sunset

FOR MORE THAN 25 YEARS, LAKE TAHOE MUSIC Festival attendees have enjoyed warm summer nights, beautiful music, magical sunsets, friends and family. This summer the Lake Tahoe Music Festival 20-Piece Academy Orchestra, led by Maestro Timm Rolek, presents a five-day concert series at lakefront and intimate settings including Tahoe’s West Shore, Tahoe City and Truckee....

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Valhalla Festival: arts, culture, music & theatre

Valhalla Festival: arts, culture, music & theatre

THE 34TH ANNUAL VALHALLA Art, Music & Theatre Festival at Tahoe Tallac Estates on Tahoe’s South Shore is a popular regional gathering, from the convergence of music styles and on-stage theater to cultural events and fine arts. Daytime concerts for the Music on the Lawn Series are free of charge on the Valhalla Grand Lawn...

Sierra FoodWineArt Magazine
Studio tours & art walks this summer

Studio tours & art walks this summer

Our region’s artistic talent is showcased at open studio tours and art walks. Here are some examples: TRUCKEE-NORTH TAHOE ARTOUR July 11-13 and July 18-20 Local artists will open their studios along the shores of Lake Tahoe from Incline Village to Kings Beach, through Tahoe City and on to the West Shore. It’s your chance to get...

The Sacramento Bee
Face it: KISS has had quite a 40-year run

The musical trends have popped and fizzled over the past four decades, be it disco, grunge or nu-metal. But one thing’s basically remained the same: KISS comes to town with a slew of arena-rocking songs, and a whole lot of pyrotechnics get blown up in the process.

KISS is celebrating the...

The Sacramento Bee
Music: For Dean Torrence, surf’s always up

Before becoming the vocal surf music sensation known as Jan & Dean in the early 1960s and churning out such classics as “Surf City” and “Dead Man’s Curve,” William Jan Berry and Dean Ormsby Torrence used to sing doo wop together in the locker room shower.

Berry, who died in March...

The Sacramento Bee
Music: Brothers Comatose at Harlow’s on Friday

R.I.P., the van.

Many bands hold a fondness for the vehicles that deliver them and their equipment to gigs. The Brothers Comatose, a San Francisco folk-rock string quintet playing at Harlow’s on Friday, took that fondness further than most by naming its most recent album “Respect the Van,” after its 1988...

The Sacramento Bee
Music lineup for TBD Fest Oct. in West Sac includes Blondie, Justice and Empire of the Sun

The music line-up for this fall’s TBD Fest is no longer to be determined.

Blondie is coming to Sacramento — and she’ll be surrounded by a mix of renowned and local up-and-coming artists Oct. 3-5. The TBD Fest team announced the complete roster of acts today. Among the noted musicians:

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Visit Grass Valley: Things to do

Visit Grass Valley: Things to do

Downtown Grass Valley is a top destination for entertainment in the Sierra foothills, thanks to The Center for the Arts, Del Oro Theatre and downtown restaurants and wine tasting rooms that offer live music. “The vibe going on in Grass Valley is fantastic,” says jazz legend Wynton Marsalis after he performed at The Center this...

The Sacramento Bee
Three to see: Ruthie Foster, Chuck Prophet and Future

Ruthie Foster

Soul/rock/gospel

8 p.m. Saturday

Center for the Arts

Ruthie Foster will sucker-punch you. Those who profess to not want anything to do with gospel music could easily spend two hours at one of her shows and not...

The Sacramento Bee
Dylan’s ‘Like a Rolling Stone’ draft sells for $2M

A draft of one of the most popular songs of all time, Bob Dylan's "Like a Rolling Stone," sold Tuesday for $2 million, which the auction house called a world record for a popular music manuscript. A working draft of the finished song in Dylan's own...

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