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Thursday, April 2, 2020

Playing for Peanuts | Reviving the Music of “A Charlie Brown Christmas”

“A Charlie Brown Christmas” made its debut on Dec. 9, 1965, on CBS. Sponsored by The Coca-Cola Company, this holiday classic based on Charles...

Karl Denson and The Golden Rule of the Universe

Karl Denson’s first album in five years, “Gnomes & Badgers,” is a personal and political powerhouse that hits hard from the opening track. “What...

Joaquin Fioresi’s Effortless Ocean of Love

When two old souls meet and true love magically glimmers, it’s a beautiful moment that can last as long as hearts remain open and...

Emily Tessmer | Using Voice to Change the World

Emily Tessmer has been playing professionally since her 20s. She began as a singer/songwriter. Along the way she found herself on a spiritual path...

The Wayfaring Soul of Marty O’Reilly

Marty O’Reilly wandered through Camden Market in London at the end of a seven-day tour of England. Feb. 16 | 9 p.m. Crystal Bay Casino |...

Easy Giant Refines its Roots

Easy Giant’s first four releases have established Chris Emmington and company as the most popular recording artists ever to come out of the Truckee/Tahoe...

Blue-Eyed Soul of Sam Ravenna

On the cover of Sam Ravenna’s sophomore solo album, a cartoon version of the multi-instrumentalist dons interdimensional aviator sunglasses containing all of outer space...

The Original Mountain Music Storytelling of David Beck

An uncanny one-man-army’s slew of original material offers a glimpse into the mind of a unusual native Tahoe philosopher/artist. David Beck grew up in Carnelian...

“Mystic Threads” Weave Together Soul and song

A random trip to Ananda Village in the Sierra Nevada foothills has led one local musician on a life-changing journey through energy and sound...

Richard Blair recreates Truckee history in song

The opening track on Richard Blair’s newest album begins with deftly fingerpicked acoustic guitar. His smooth, yet weathered, voice enters in harmony on “Pony...