Guitarist Scott Pemberton brings ‘timber rock’ back to Tahoe’s South Shore |

Guitarist Scott Pemberton brings ‘timber rock’ back to Tahoe’s South Shore

Guitarist Scott Pemberton plays Lakeview Loft Friday, Feb. 5.
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If you go

What: Scott Pemberton

When: 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 5

Where: Lakeview Loft

Tickets: $10


A guitarist who plays a mix of jazz, Pacific Northwest-influenced rock, blues and West Coast funk will bring his “timber rock” to Stateline this week.

Scott Pemberton plays Lakeview Loft Friday night, Feb. 5.

“Portland’s Scott Pemberton is not your average guitarist. He’s a musical nomad,” according to the guitarist’s online biography. “His home isn’t in one comfortable bubble, but rather spread across genres. One moment, he’s shredding through the blues. Then next, he’s living in a classic rock world, or drifting melodically through an ethereal psychedelic plane. Maybe he’s leading a dirty funk jam, or experimenting with something heavier, or sitting back on a jazz odyssey.

“A master showman who draws amazed stares when audiences realize he’s shredding without a guitar strap, Pemberton’s unique musical gifts and infectiously positive attitude come exploding to life, making the axe man and his band’s legendary shows on stages small and large come vibrantly to life. The music is hypnotic in its infectiousness — consistently challenging listeners while grounding it all in a familiar foundation of rock.”

Jam rockers Swamp Zen, from Chico, California, open Friday’s show.

Doors to the show open at 8 p.m. with music starting at 9 p.m.

Lakeview Loft is located at 148 U.S. Highway 50 in Stateline.

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