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Reno-Tahoe music festival slated for Sept. 20-21, 2014


2014-rt-music-festival-1200x1867-194x300-8369635-5012277Ten bands will play rock and country music over two days as the first ever Reno-Tahoe Musical Festival takes the stage September 20-21, 2014. The festival is at the Hawkins Outdoor Amphitheater, Bartley Ranch in Reno.

Live music stars at 12 pm and goes until 10:00 pm with carnival games and food and beverages from Men Wielding Fire. Carnival games will be manned by non-profit organizations in our community. A portion of the game proceeds will go directly to these non-profit organizations including Damonte Ranch High School, Sierra School of Performing Arts, the Make A Wish Foundation, Honor Flight, Sheep Dip Inc. and Life Church Reno.

Saturday, September 20 will feature rock bands Craig Fletcher Band (12:00p), Hundred Ones (2:00p), Jason King Band (4:00p), The Novelists (6:00p) and the Mark Sexton Band (8:00p)

Sunday, September 21st will feature country western bands including the Slide Mountain Band (12:00p), Strange on the Range (2:00p), David John and the Comstock Cowboys (4:00p), Kelly McFarling and the Home Team (6:00p) and Left Arm Tan (8:00p).

One-day pass are available from www.SNPAA.org. Reserved Seating (limited to 400) is $65 day pass or $70 at the door. Grass Seating (limited to 600) is $35 day pass or $40 at the door. Children 12 and under, accompanied by a paying adult, grass seating only are free (limited to 300).

The Sierra Nevada Performing Arts Association was established as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization to support the performing arts in our community, to provide scholarships to talented students in Northern Nevada and to identify children, particularly those at risk, who could benefit from a music education to help increase high school graduation rates in Nevada. The Reno-Tahoe Music Festival will help us achieve these goals and will help to make Reno an enjoyable summer music destination.

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