The Wailin’ Jennys

Imagine three gentle sisters emerging from fairy spring crooning the most beautiful harmonies you’ve ever heard and that just might begin to hint at...

Rayland Baxter

Thoreau had Walden Pond. Kerouac had Big Sur. Rayland Baxter had an old rubber-band factory in Franklin, Ky., and it suited him just fine....

Todd Snider | Vagabond at Heart

Folksinger Todd Snider was only 16 years old when he first ran away from home. “My family was splintering and my parents were both going...

Shovels & Rope

Shovels & Rope is husband and wife duo featuring Michael Trent and Cary Ann Hearst of Charleston, S.C. They play intense folk music painted...

Jacob Westfall

When he isn't writing music for commercial placements, 25-year-old Jacob Westfall is touring the country performing his original pop folk. | cottonwoodrestaurant.com Sept. 20 |...

Rose’s Pawn Shop

Strains of Appalachian music shine through five guys from Los Angeles when they sing authentically about heartache, loss and regret in a classic, yet...

Reno Ukulele Festival

The largest ukulele festival in the Continental U.S. will celebrate its 10th anniversary at a new venue and expanded calendar. More than 400 ukulele...

Denver Saunders

Sacramento singer-songwriter Denver Saunders performs for three nights. Dance, laugh and sing along to this inspiring performer who is a mainstay with the band...

The Contraptionists

The Contraptionists are a duo driven by percussive precision, jangling instrumentation and bold melodies. Their sonic high-wire act is driven by soaring instrumentation and...

Truckee history comes to life in song

As my wife and I arrive at Cottonwood Restaurant on a beautiful autumn evening, it doesn’t take us long to notice that something is...