Jazz & Beyond - Carson City Music Festival - August 2014 Events Calendar

updated 8/11/14 - Schedule in flux and subject to change!!









An Official Nevada 150 Event

Music Festival - August 1-17, 2014

Most events FREE!



1Ticketed events

Aug. 1 Opening Event - Garden Party at

      the Governor's Mansion, back garden

      $35 in advance, $40 at the gate


Aug. 9 Speakeasy Dance Party at BAC $10


Aug. 11 Trombonist Bill Watrous

      at the Carson City Community Center $15


For Aug. 1, 9, and 11 tickets, see JazzCarsonCity.com


2Nevada 150 Fair at Fuji Park.  For schedule of events and entertainment at the Fair, July 30-Aug. 3, see http://www.nv150fair.com


First day: Fri., 8/1

5:00-7:30 pm: Mad Hatter Garden Party with the Corky Bennett Trio at the Governor's Mansion1 (Buy tickets here)

6:30-9:00 pm: Dave Medina at Bella Fiore

8:00-9:30 pm: Comstock Cowboys at Fuji Park2

Sat., 8/2

8:30am-1:00 pm: A Class Act at Farmers Market

12:00-12:45 pm: Sons of Slide Mountain (bluegrass) at Fuji Park-BAC Stage2

1:00-3:00 pm: Judith & Rocky: A Little Jazz, A Little Latin inside Carson Mall

2:30-3:15 pm: RVGS Tantalus (video game jazz band) at Fuji Park-Main Stage2

2:30-4:30 pm: Colin Ross Acoustic Duo on Wine Walk at Purple Avocado

2:30-4:30 pm: Slow Djinn Fez on Wine Walk at Yaple's Ballroom

4:00-4:45 pm: Lynne Colvig Latin Jazz at Fuji Park-BAC Stage2

6:30-9:00 pm: Dave Medina at Bella Fiore

7:30-8:30 pm: Reno Jazz Orchestra with Jackie Landrum at Fuji Park-Main Stage2

9:00-10:00 pm: The St. Christopher Project (Tom Waits' music) at Fuji Park-BAC Stage2


Sun., 8/3

2:30-3:30 pm: Me & Bobby McGee at Sierra Place

4:30-5:30 pm: Letting Go -Jazz Show (vocal jazz) at Legislative Plaza

6:00-8:00 pm: Graham Marshall Band at Capitol Amphitheater


Mon., 8/4

12-2 pm: CW & Mr. Spoons (original old time western) at Comma Coffee

7:30-9:30 pm: RoseBud's Dance Band in Comma Courtyard

Tue., 8/5

7:00-8:30 pm: History of The Beatles w/ John Shipley at BAC Ballroom1

Wed., 8/6

Thur., 8/7

6:30-9:30 pm: Linda Arnn at Adele's

7:00-9:00 pm: Carl Sonny Leyland (Boogie Woogie) at BAC Perf. Hall

Fri., 8/8

6:30-8:30 pm: Cherie & John Shipley with Take This at Bliss Mansion

6:30-9:00 pm: Acoustic Solution at Bella Fiore

Sat., 8/9

8:30am-1:00 pm: Carolyn Dolan at Farmers Market

12:00 pm-12:00 am: Sassafras Fundraiser Festival ("Save Our Sass") at Brewery Arts Center

1:00-3:00 pm: Peter Supersano Quartet inside Carson Mall

4:00-6:00 pm: Jackie Landrum Quartet in Comma Courtyard

6:00-8:00 pm: C.C. Historical Society Ice Cream Social with Millennium Bugs at Foreman-Roberts House Park (music free)

6:30-9:00 pm: Acoustic Solution at Bella Fiore

7:00-10:00 pm: Speakeasy Dance Party with Brass Knuckles at BAC Ballroom (Buy tickets here)

Sun., 8/10

4:30-5:30 pm: Back Forty bluegrass at Legislative Plaza **MOVED TO CARSON MALL, DUE TO WEATHER

6:00-8:00 pm: CeCe Gable with DG Kicks Octet at Capitol Amphitheater **MOVED TO CARSON MALL, DUE TO WEATHER

Mon., 8/11

12-2pm: CW & Mr. Spoons (original old time western) at Comma Coffee

2:30-3:45 pm: Bill Watrous Jazz Trombone Masterclass at Carson City Community Center

6-9 pm: Summer Old Time Jam in Comma Courtyard

7:30-9:30 pm: Bill Watrous with Mile High Jazz Band & jazz combo at Carson City Community Center  (Buy tickets here)

Tue., 8/12

7:30-9:30 pm:  Anni Piper (Blues Artist from Australia) WITH Groove-tramps (from Seattle) in Comma Courtyard

Wed., 8/13

6:00-8:30 pm: Russ Ketenjian at Brugo's Pizza

7:30-9:30 pm:

JAZZ Jam Session1 - Come and Play or Come and Listen! - in Comma Courtyard

Thur., 8/14

6:00-9:00 pm: Barbara Baxter at Adele's

7:00-8:00 pm: The Jazz Guys at Sierra Place

7:30-9:30 pm: Eric Hansen (singer/song- writer) in Comma Courtyard

Fri., 8/15

7:00-11:00 pm: Fridays at Firkin - Atomic Giants (Rock) on 3rd St. Stage

8:00-8:30 pm: Youth Strings at Comma Coffee (followed by World Dance Open Floor)

Sat., 8/16

8:30am-1:00 pm: Barbara Baxter at Farmers Market

1:00-3:00 pm: Johnny Hamlin quartet inside Carson Mall

1:45-2:45 pm: Carson City Rascals (Dixieland) in Comma Courtyard

3:00-4:00 pm: Lucky Diamond with Solid Jackson Band on 3rd St. Stage

4:15-5:15 pm: Niall McGuinness' New World Jazz Project band in Comma Courtyard

5:30-6:30 pm: Buddy Emmer Blues Band on 3rd St. Stage

6:30-8:30 pm: USAF Golden West Winds at Governor's Mansion

6:45-7:45 pm: Impromptu in Comma Courtyard

8:00-10:00 pm: Rick Hammond Blues Band on 3rd St. Stage

Last Day, Sun., 8/17

3:00-4:00 pm: STRAZZ at Legislative Plaza

4:30-5:30 pm: New West Guitar Group at Legislative Plaza

6:00-8:00 pm: No Comprende at Capitol Amphitheater

     1Ticketed event - For complete, up-to-date schedule, band descriptions, and maps, see JazzCarsonCity.com; 2Nevada 150 Fair event

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