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Beloved Colorado folkies reunite for West Coast tour

Transcendental Folk Since forming in 2006 in Nederland, Colo., Elephant Revival has grown from a close-knit tribe of freethinking artists into one of the most...

Sierra surf rockers catch a musical wave

Surf Rock In the style of The Shadows, The Ventures, The Chantays and The Surfaris, Tahoe Sierra's instrumental surf rock band, The Sun Rays, harken...

The Struts swagger to Lake Tahoe

Glam Rock Formed in Derbyshire, England in 2012, tried-and-true glam rockers The Struts quickly gained a following for their outrageously electric live performances. Before they’d...

Dancing violinist spins into South Shore

Dubstep Violin By combining her love of classical music with EDM and hip-hop, violinist Lindsey Stirling found early viral fame with high-energy YouTube cover videos...

Aspen Collective: Creating a teen music community

Oct. 20 | Veteran’s Hall | Truckee Being a teenager in Tahoe isn’t always as easy as it looks. In fact, if you’re not into...

Chicken wing king crowned

PlumpJack Café executive chef Jack Connell took home the prize at the 10th annual Guitar Strings vs. Chicken Wings fundraiser for Tahoe Institute of...

It’s Halloween party time

At some point in our cultural evolution, Halloween went from a fun chance for children to dress up and eat candy to one big,...

South Lake harmonica master Carolyn Dolan

Soulful vocalist and master of harmonica, Carolyn Dolan, cut her teeth as the bandleader of award-winning Western swing band, The Outpsyders. From R&B to...

Todd Snider, Jim Lauderdale hawk story and song

Folksinger and storyteller Todd Snider was only 16 years old when he ran away from home in Portland, Ore. In his early 20s, Snider’s perpetual road...

Greensky Bluegrass turns string music upside-down

Newgrass Since forming in Kalamazoo, Mich., circa 2000, progressive string quintet Greensky Bluegrass have quietly become a phenomenon on their own terms. From hosting custom...