Battle of the Bands

Hard Rock International is calling on emerging musicians to take center stage for its Battle of the Bands competition. Hard Rock, in partnership with ReverbNation,...

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...

Tommy Castro and The Painkillers

  Tommy Castro is an American blues, R&B and rock guitarist and singer. His music has taken this band from local stages to national and...

The seduction of Burning Man | A Playa virgin prepares for her first time

By Priya Hutner ·  Priya Hutner, left, and Jill Mitchell at work on their shelter ·  When I moved to Truckee at the end of summer...

Sugaray Rayford

At 6 feet, 5 inches and 300 pounds, cigar chompin’ ex-Marine Sugaray Rayford is a force of nature who possesses a magnetic personality, dance...

Kenny Neal

Kenny Neal closes out the last Tuesday Bluesdays of the summer. Born in New Orleans and raised in Baton Rouge, Neal is known as...

Live at Lakeview Commons Lineup

Live at Lakeview Summer Music Series returns for its’ eighth season of free, live music every Thursday night starting on June 20 through Aug....

Dangermuffin discovers its roots

Notwithstanding his Finnish/Italian roots, acoustic guitarist Dan Lotti of Dangermuffin believes heritage is much more than simply where you came from. It’s also where...

Little River Band

Formed in Melbourne, Australia, in 1976, Little River Band is back to do a little reminiscing with all those lonesome losers out there. No...

Diarrhea Planet

  Diarrhea Planet is an American six-piece, garage punk band from Nashville, Tenn. The gravitational pull of Diarrhea Planet is strong and once you get...