Jazz & Beyond - Carson City Music Festival - August 2017 Events Calendar

updated 8/12/17 - Schedule in flux and subject to change!!









Music Festival - August 4-21, 2017

Most events FREE!


Featured events:

Garden Party at the Bliss Mansion - Fri., Aug. 4

Hohner Road Show - Sun., Aug. 6

A Day at the Silver Saddle Ranch - Sun., Aug. 13

Reno Jazz Orchestra with Carolyn Dolan - Sun., Aug 20

Final Concert - County Basie's 113th Birthday, with MHJB - Mon., Aug. 21


All times are "pm" except where noted.  See JazzCarsonCity.com


First day: Fri., 8/4

Opening event - Garden Party at the Bliss Mansion

4-6:30: Art Show

4-6:30: Kantu Inka

6:30-8:30: Take This (Cherie & John Shipley)

6-9: Trippin King Snakes at Living the Good Life

Sat., 8/5

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

CCDBA Wine Walk Entertainment:

1:30-4:30: Mick Valentino at NAA Gallery

2-4: Rocky & Judith at St. Peters

2-4: Graham & Scot Marshall at  Patchwork Giraffe

2-4: Laurie Mangold at Purple Avocado

2-4: Jackie Landrum Duo at Carson City Art Gallery

7-7:45: Whatitdo at BAC Levitt series in the Performance Hall

8-10: Thee Commons at BAC Levitt AMP series in the Performance Hall


Sun., 8/6

1-3: The Red Tango at BAC Ballroom

(2-2:20: Artists' reception at intermission)

3:30-6: Hohner Roadshow at BAC Perf. Hall

7-8: Impromptu in BAC Performance Hall

8:15-9:15: Ronnie Shellist Blues Band in BAC Performance Hall

Mon., 8/7

7:30-9:30: Rosebud's Dance Band at Comma Courtyard

Tue., 8/8

3-4: CeCe Gable & Corky Bennett at Sierra Place

7:30-9:30: Millennium Bugs at Comma Courtyard

Wed., 8/9

 5:30-7:30: Lake Effect at Comma Coffee

7:30-10:30: Jazz Jam at Living the Good Life with John & Cherie Shipley

Thu., 8/10

 3-5: Carolyn Dolan Band at Carson Mall

7:30-9:30: Sneaky Creatures at McFadden Plaza

Fri., 8/11

5-7: We Rock Kidz at Comma Courtyard

6-9: Dan Palmer at Living the Good Life

7-10: Musicole at McFadden Plaza

Sat., 8/12

8:30am-1 pm: Denise Jenkins at Farmers Market

11am-2pm: Jakki Ford at Greenhouse Garden Center

11am-2pm: Randy Ide at Greenhouse Garden Center

5:30-7:30: Millennium Bugs at CCHS Ice Cream Social

7-7:45: Mo'z Motley Blues at BAC Levitt AMP series

8-10: Marla Brown at BAC Levitt AMP series


Sun., 8/13


2-3: CW & Dr. Spitmore at SSR

3-4: Sierra Sweethearts at SSR

4-5: Eagle Wings Dance Group at SSR

5-7: Sagebrush Rebels at SSR

8-10: Urban Renewal Project at BAC Minn. St. Stage

Mon., 8/14

7:30-9:30: Frisson at McFadden Plaza

Tue., 8/15

9:00am-10:00pm: Jukebox Int'l Film Fest. (day 1) at BAC Perf. Hall

5:00-6:15: Grant Davis sings at McFadden Plaza.

7:30-9:30: Lucky Diamonds and the Gents o' Jive at McFadden Plaza

Wed., 8/16

9:00am-10:00pm: Jukebox Int'l Film Fest. (day 2) at BAC Perf. Hall

5:30-7:30: New West Guitar Group in Comma Courtyard

7:30-10:30: Jazz Jam at Living the Good Life with Rocky & Judith

Thu., 8/17

3-5: No Comprende featuring Dallas Smith at Carson Mall

6-9: New World Jazz Project  at Adele's

7-9: Todd Green World Instrument Lecture and Concert at BAC Perf. Hall

Fri., 8/18

6-8: HopeFest at CTH with Tyrone Wells

6-9: Deception at Living the Good Life

7-9:30: Mentally Spent at McFadden Plaza

7:30-8: STRAZZ in World Dance event at Comma Coffee


Sat., 8/19

8:30am-1pm: Alex "Muddy" Smith at Farmers Market

9am-10pm: Howell Memorial Music Festival at Harley-Davidson

3-5: Colin Ross at Railroad Museum Depot


Sun., 8/20

2-4: Dale Poune at Railroad Museum Depot

4:30-5:30: The Batamba Collective at Legislative Plaza

6-8: Reno Jazz Orchestra with Carolyn Dolan at Capitol Amphitheater


Mon., 8/21 - Last Day

9:30-11am: Eclipse drum circle at Brewery Arts Center Plaza

7:30-9:30: Mile High Jazz Band Basie tribute at McFadden Plaza



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