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Bootleggers and Ten Dollar Pony in concert at Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park

By Miriam Hodgman

603065_620243114685855_1051864529_nThe Bootleggers band will headline a concert opened by another local group, Ten Dollar Pony, at the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park on Sunday, July 13, at 5 p.m.

The Bootleggers play classic rock, country and original music, with influences including Van Morison, Skynyrd, Merle Haggard, Hand Williams, The Beatles, Georgia Satelites and many more. The band-with Mike Grimes playing bass guitar and singing vocals, Bob Smile on lead guitar, Jerry Mosley on drums and Billy Tucker on guitar and vocals-takes the stage at 6 p.m.

Leading off at 5 p.m. is Ten Dollar Pony, a group whose musical style varies, with a little bit of folk rock, country rock, blues, and Latin. Ten Dollar Pony is the duo of Larry Nair on vocals, guitar, dobro, banjitar, mandolin, and Liza Beth Oliveto on vocals, guitar, and mandolin. They were featured in last fall’s Hermitfest, and also at Smith Valley’s exclusive Burning Girl Festival. Over the past three years their music has begun reaching a wider audience, having performed in Colorado, Minnesota, North Carolina, California, Vermont, and all over Northern Nevada.

The Dangberg Summer Sunday Concert Series is sponsored by Bently Enterprises, SoaringNV, Douglas County, the Frances C. and William P. Smallwood Foundation, American Family Insurance Mark Smith Agency, Joyce’s Fine Jewelry, Bing Materials, Borges Carriage Rides, Dr. James the Dentist, Nevada State Bank and Pit Stop Pots.

The Carson Valley Lions Club will be selling burgers (including veggie burgers), hot dogs, popcorn and and ice cold beverages. Good beer and wine will be available for purchase from the Friends of Dangberg Home Ranch.

Ten Dollar Pony opens at 5 p.m., with Bootleggers performing from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10/person and are available in person at Battle Born Wine or Joyce’s Fine Jewelry, both with stores in Gardnerville, or at dangberg.eventbrite.com. Tickets, if available, will be sold at the gate, which opens at 4 p.m. Children 16 and younger are free and do not need a ticket.

Pets are prohibited, with the exception of certified service.

This concert is organized by the Friends of Dangberg Home Ranch, a 501(c)(3) non-profit. Thank you for your support of the Friends’ effort to care for the park. Information on contributing support to this effort is at dangberghomeranch.org. Questions: [email protected]

The Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park is the 2012 and 2013 Reno-Tahoe Territory winner of the Nevada Commission on Tourism’s “Discover Your Nevada” contest. The site preserves the home of Heinrich F. Dangberg and his descendants. The Dangbergs were a prominent ranching family in Carson Valley history and founded Minden in 1905. The site includes eight historic structures built between 1857 and 1917, along with a collection of 39,000 artifacts, documents and photographs acquired and used by the Dangberg family. Programs include tours, exhibits and other public events. The park is operated by Friends of Dangberg Home Ranch, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, in cooperation with Douglas County.

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