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Live entertainment in at the Carson Valley Inn

By ThisIsReno

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE

The Carson Valley Inn features ongoing nightly free live entertainment in the Cabaret Lounge with no cover charge and no drink minimum.

Stew Stewart, May 26 – 29:  A Stew Stewart show has something for everyone including country music, blues, oldies, comedy, classic rock, Motown and just plain ol’ fun – with a few surprises, too!  A Nevada entertainer for over four decades, Stew has appeared at over 100 state and county fairs, many as the opening act for artists such as Johnny Cash, Merle Haggard, Waylon Jennings, Tammy Wynette, Loretta Lynn, Marie Osmond, Herman’s Hermits, The Drifters, The Coasters, Willie Nelson, Kenny Rogers, Dolly Parton, The Oak Ridge Boys and more!  Stew’s band is a show in itself and they will be joined by Stew for his performances at 8 p.m. Thursday and at 8 and 10 p.m. on Friday and Saturday.

Paul Covarelli, May 30 – June 1:  Paul displays exceptional versatility on hits from artists like The Beatles, Merle Haggard and Jimmy Buffet plus sounds of jazz, blues and Latin.

Steppen Stonz, June 2 – 4:  Steppen Stonz performs Broadway tunes, oldies, Motown and pop – an array of musical styles that appeals to most musical tastes.  The core of the group is the two lead vocalists – Michael Hill and Arthur Hayden – who started in college and have been performing together uninterrupted for over 30 years.  When you see and hear Steppen Stonz, you’ll feel as though you are at a concert and the show is designed especially for you.

Gene LeSage, June 5 – 8 and June 12 – 15: Gene “Geno” LeSage entertains on keyboards and vocals with a variety of modern country tunes and rock hits from the 70s and 80s. From 1991 through two years ago, Geno was the keyboardist and high harmony background vocalist for country music artist, Collin Raye. Brought up in Minden where his father, Gene LeSage III, owned a small recording studio, Geno spent 20 years living in Nashville before recently relocating to California where he produces, writes and collaborates on jingles, commercials, song writing and has other “irons in the fire.”

Jo Mamma, June 9 – 11: Jo Mama conveys the same high energy whether they are playing Funk, Latin, Blues, Swing, Rock, Country or Calypso.  Jo Mama features Paul Covarelli on guitar, synthesizer and vocals and Rick O’Neill on bass, harp and vocals. Drummer Bill Heise lays down the back beat and Nancy Barker rounds out the sound on keyboards and vocals.

Jon Washington’s Sounds of the Fortunes, June 16 – 18:  In the 1960s the world-renowned “Invasion” group, The Fortunes, had hit recordings of “You’ve Got Your Troubles I’ve Got Mine,” “Here Comes That Rainy Day Feeling Again” and “Seasons In The Sun” that topped the music charts all over the world.  In the 1990s Washington formed a new band, Jon Washington’s Sounds of the Fortunes as a tribute to his old band mates.  Washington and his band, which also includes Mel Anderson and Don Beck, will be performing these and other mega hits of the 60s and 70s in three shows each night at 8:30, 9:30 and 11 p.m.

George Pickard, June 19 – 22: George is an accomplished performer, believable impressionist, captivating entertainer and successful song writer.  He co-wrote “What Did You Do with Your Old Forty Fives” for Bobby Vinton and he backed up many acts from the fifties and sixties including The Shirelles, The Diamonds and The Platters.  He was also one of the Kingsmen (Louie, Louie) for awhile.  George has played the Fillmore in San Francisco with acts such as Santana, Big Brother and the Holding Company and Jefferson Airplane.

DECADES, June 23 – 25: DECADES presents a vibrant and diverse act. From Chuck Berry’s “Johnny B. Goode” to Lady Gaga’s “Pokerface”, DECADES’ double-barreled female vocalists and energized rhythm section truly shine when playing hits from the 1940’s to today. The group includes Carmen Bush (vocals, tambourine, Andrea Desmond (keyboards, vocals), Billy DiBono (drums), Will Watje (guitar, vocals), and Tobias Brooks (bass, guitar, trumpet).

Paul Covarelli, June 26 – 29:  Paul displays exceptional versatility on hits from artists like The Beatles, Merle Haggard and Jimmy Buffet plus sounds of jazz, blues and Latin.

Stew Stewart, June 30 – July 3:  A Stew Stewart show has something for everyone including country music, blues, oldies, comedy, classic rock, Motown and just plain ol’ fun – with a few surprises, too!  A Nevada entertainer for over four decades, Stew has appeared at over 100 state and county fairs, many as the opening act for artists such as Johnny Cash, Merle Haggard, Waylon Jennings, Tammy Wynette, Loretta Lynn, Marie Osmond, Herman’s Hermits, The Drifters, The Coasters, Willie Nelson, Kenny Rogers, Dolly Parton, The Oak Ridge Boys and more!  Stew’s band is a show in itself and they will be joined by Stew for his performances at 8 p.m. Thursday and at 8 and 10 p.m. on Friday and Saturday.

The Carson Valley Inn (www.carsonvalleyinn.com) is located on US Highway 395 in Minden, NV near the start of State Highway 88, twenty minutes from Lake Tahoe’s south shore and 45 minutes south of Reno.  The property includes a recently-remodeled casino, 153-room hotel (including 7 just-remodeled suites and 40 just-remodeled deluxe rooms), 74-room motor lodge, 59-site RV Park, free nightly entertainment in the Cabaret Lounge and a convenience store with Shell gas and diesel fuel.  Three dining facilities include Katie’s, Job’s Perk and CV Steak, a Nevada-style steakhouse featuring steaks, seafood, chicken, pasta and more.

Carson Valley Inn Cabaret Lounge Entertainment (Revised May 24; Subject to Change)

 

May 26 – 29…………………………………………… Stew Stewart

May 30 – June 1……………………………………… Paul Covarelli

June 2 – 4………………………………………………. Steppen Stonz

June 5 – 8………………………………………………. Gene LeSage

June 9 – 11…………………………………………….. Jo Mamma (revised date)

June 12 – 15…………………………………………… Gene LeSage

June 16 – 18…………………………………………… Jon Washington’s Fortunes (revised date)

June 19 – 22…………………………………………… George Pickard

June 23 – 25…………………………………………… Decades

June 26 – 29…………………………………………… Paul Covarelli

June 30 – July 3……………………………………… Stew Stewart