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The Motet headlines two nights of funk on North Shore

February 16, 2018 — Funk group The Motet visits North Shore twice this weekend, giving Tahoe partygoers two chances to groove and dance the night away. "The brilliance of The Motet is that they do not mimic bands of the past, but rather create new, authentic sounds in a

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House music stars at The Loft

February 15, 2018 — Up-and-coming Orlando-raised DJ Sage Armstrong travels from Los Angeles to put on a one-of-a-kind production this weekend at the intimate South Lake Tahoe lounge known as The Loft. "Sage Armstrong began making waves in the house music scene with his debut Dirtybird release, 'What's Yo

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‘Because I Got High’ rapper visits South Lake Tahoe

February 15, 2018 — One-hit wonder Afroman is headed to South Lake Tahoe. "Born Joseph Foreman, Afroman is a Southern rapper best known for his hit stoner classic 'Because I Got High.' Citing influences like Too $hort, Big Daddy Kane and 2 Live Crew, he began his rap career

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Steve Miller Band, Peter Frampton join 2018 Lake Tahoe Summer Concert Series

February 12, 2018 — Rock music fans rejoice: Steve Miller Band and Peter Frampton are the latest acts added to the 2018 Lake Tahoe Summer Concert Series held at Harveys Outdoor Arena in Stateline — and the musicians will perform on the same night. The two rock acts are

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Punk bands showcased at Whiskey Dick’s Saloon

February 9, 2018 — East Bay-based punk group United Defiance is set to return to Tahoe's South Shore for a show that's sure to have the crowd rocking out on Saturday, Feb. 10. "United Defiance stands for far more than just the members in the band. Individuality, politics, friends

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Dance-funk group TNERTLE headlines Crystal Bay Casino

February 9, 2018 — Get down with Denver-based electronic dance funk group TNERTLE on Saturday, Feb. 10. TNERTLE is comprised of Trent Campbell (midi controllers and bass), Kyle Ayervais (drums), Leah Concialdi (saxophone), Alice Hansen (trumpet), Jon Kenney (trombone), Ty Hughes and Taylor Steele (guitar) and Ray Salazar (MC).

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SambaDa’s international sound showcased on North Shore

February 8, 2018 — An eclectic Santa Cruz-based band takes the stage at a North Shore venue this week: SambaDa, a blend of Afro, Samba, funk and dance music, is set to perform at Crystal Bay Casino on Friday, Feb. 9. "When we play music, we are asking for

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Phish bassist Gordon rocks MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa

February 8, 2018 — Bassist Mike Gordon — known primarily as a founding member of the rock group Phish — makes a stop in Stateline on Sunday, Feb. 11, as part of his 2018 tour that kicked off mid-January in Florida. "Bass has been Mike's passion — he learned

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Singer-songwriter Beth Hart performs on South Shore

February 8, 2018 — Singer-songwriter Beth Hart takes the stage in Stateline with her genre-defying sound on Saturday, Feb. 10. "Beth Hart is on fire. Right now, the Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter is riding a creative tidal wave, firing out acclaimed albums, hooking up with the biggest names in music and

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The Sam Chase & The Untraditional rock Crystal Bay Casino

February 1, 2018 — North Shore gets a taste of alternative music with Friday night's show from The Sam Chase & The Untraditional. For those who are unfamiliar with the band: "The Sam Chase has a voice like a nun on the lam with a mouthful of cigarettes and

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Tower of Power’s 50th anniversary tour makes two Tahoe stops

February 1, 2018 — Iconic soul/funk band Tower of Power is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2018, and is making two tour stops on South Shore to commemorate the occasion. On Friday and Saturday, Feb. 2-3, the ensemble performs at Stateline's MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa at 8 p.m.

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Chris Stapleton added to 2018 Lake Tahoe Summer Concert Series

January 29, 2018 — Harveys Lake Tahoe has announced the next artist headlining the 2018 Lake Tahoe Summer Concert Series: country star Chris Stapleton. Stapleton will perform at Harveys Outdoor Arena in Stateline alongside Marty Stuart and Brent Cobb on Thursday, July 26, as part of his All-American Road

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Dirty Revival grooves at Crystal Bay Casino

January 25, 2018 — The basin gets a taste of Pacific Northwest funk and R&B as Oregon-based Dirty Revival takes the stage at a Crystal Bay venue this weekend. "Portland born, Dirty Revival has evolved from the confines of a basement to some of PDX's most sought-after stages. Their

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Blues, reggae trio Jake Nielsen’s Triple Threat jams at Whiskey Dick’s Saloon

January 25, 2018 — On Saturday, Jan. 27, Whiskey Dick's Saloon welcomes Santa Cruz-based Jake Nielsen's Triple Threat for a night of blues, funk and reggae. "Jake Nielsen's Triple Threat is a little bit of Stevie Ray Vaughan, a little bit of the Chili Peppers and a little bit

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House music artist FreeFall stars at The Loft

January 25, 2018 — South Shore gets a taste of up-and-coming house music with a performance from San Francisco native James Smith — who goes by the stage name FreeFall — this weekend. "FreeFall's journey from guitar player to house music slinger has seen him take a long snaking

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Del tha Funky Homosapien headlines hip-hop night on South Shore

January 25, 2018 — South Shore gets a taste of Bay Area hip-hop as Del tha Funky Homosapien headlines Whiskey Dick's Saloon this weekend. "Hailing from Oakland, California, Del and his crew, the Hieroglyphics, came out as a markedly non-gangster response to a burgeoning West Coast scene," states a

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Chris Robinson Brotherhood’s Americana comes to North Shore

January 25, 2018 — Chris Robinson Brotherhood brings its blend of Americana to Tahoe's North Shore this weekend with a gig on Friday, Jan. 26. The group broke onto the scene in 2012 with the release of two full-length albums that debuted within a few months of each other,

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Hunter & The Dirty Jacks rocks Crystal Bay Casino

January 18, 2018 — Rock 'n' roll is the star this week as Southern California-based Hunter & The Dirty Jacks headlines Crystal Bay Casino on Friday, Jan. 19. "Hunter & The Dirty Jacks are California-crafted rock & roll — like smoky whiskey with phosphorescent ice cubes in a blues-tinted

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Keith Urban, Dave Matthews Band join 2018 Lake Tahoe Summer Concert Series lineup

January 18, 2018 — Keith Urban and Dave Matthews Band are headed to Lake Tahoe. The artists, known for their work in country and rock music, respectively, have been added to the list of 2018 Lake Tahoe Summer Concert Series headliners and are set to take the stage at

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Hip-hop artist Andre Nickatina headlines Whiskey Dick’s Saloon

January 12, 2018 — Hip-hop and rap are the stars at this weekend's gig at Whiskey Dick's Saloon, which features the talents of Andre Nickatina. "Without saying so, Nickatina has had his finger on the pulse of what is raw, uncut and capable of capturing the mind and ears

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