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Four Americana music acts coming to Reno

By ThisIsReno

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE

Extradition Music announced its Summer 2010 lineup today, bringing acts from across the Roots Rock and Americana spectrum to Reno.  From Alt-Country artists like The Clydesdale to Roots rockers Dawes and Americana act The Donkeys, it is clear that the spirits of Cash, Guthrie, Tom Waits, and others, have a home in Reno again.

CONCERT SCHEDULE

 Tuesday, May 4, 2010 – Richmond Fontaine Acoustic Set, Old Bridge Pub in downtown Reno. Doors open at 9 PM; FREE ADMISSION.

 Richmond Fontaine is fronted by native son Willy Vlautin, a prolific author who is well known for his novels set in Reno, including Motel Life and Northline.  Willy will be doing a book signing earlier in the day at Sundance Books of his newly published book, Lean on Pete

Friday, May 14, 2010 – The Clydesdale, Ale House at Rail City Casino in Sparks. Doors open at 9:30 PM; $5 in advance/$8 at door. 

Considered by critics and fans alike as one of the best acts to see in their hometown of Las Vegas, The Clydesdale are bringing their country/rock show to northern Nevada as part of the Ale House music series.

Friday, May 28, 2010 – Dawes, with local opening act My Flag is on Fire, The Underground in Reno. Doors open at 8:30 PM; $10 in advance/$13 at door. 

Dawes recently appeared on The Late, Late Show with Craig Ferguson to promote their new CD, North Hills

 Tuesday, June 1, 2010 – The Donkeys, with opening act Josiah Wolf, Treehouse Lounge (entrance behind The Underground). Doors open at 8 PM; $5 at the door. 

The first week in June brings San Diego-based Americana band The Donkeys with opening act Josiah Wolf. 

More information on all of these shows is available at ExtraditionMusic.wordpress.com

ABOUT EXTRADITION MUSIC: Extradition Music is not a style or a sound.  It is about a place, a place that has a long lineage in the annals of Outlaw Country, Alt-Country, Americana, and Roots Rock music.  Reno has been the home of the fictitious crimes as sung by Johnny Cash and Woody Guthrie; the rambling of Tom Waits, The Grateful Dead, and Merle Haggard; and the home of acts like Hellbound Glory, The Saddle Tramps, and Richmond Fontaine.  Reno is where their characters run to when they want to break the law, and run from when the deeds are done.  Extradition Music aims to bring this cast of bad men, led by the great Johnny Cash himself, back to Reno to face the music.