Sierra Events

Discover the heart of the Sierra Nevada Range through a vibrant tapestry of events and festivals that celebrate its mountain communities. Sierra Rec Magazine welcomes you to an unparalleled world of entertainment, adventure, and cultural experiences. Whether you’re planning a getaway, vacation, or simply seeking the perfect event to enhance your journey, our curated selection offers a diverse range of activities. From captivating festivals and immersive guided tours to thrilling competitive events like cycling, mountain biking, and racing, alongside live music and more, there’s something for everyone in the Sierra. Explore our calendar and uncover the can’t-miss events that will make your Sierra adventure unforgettable. And if you’re looking to promote a community event in the Sierra Nevada, don’t hesitate to reach out to us at Embrace the Sierra Nevada’s essence, one event at a time.

Event Centers

Discover the vibrant music and concert scene in Reno, Nevada! Whether you’re a local looking for the perfect venue or a visitor seeking live entertainment, Reno has a diverse array of music and concert venues to suit every taste and preference. From intimate jazz clubs and lively dive bars to spacious concert halls and outdoor amphitheaters, our city has it all. Explore the rhythm and vibes of Reno’s music scene and experience unforgettable performances in these top-notch venues:

  1. Grand Sierra Resort and Casino: This iconic venue hosts some of the biggest names in the music industry, offering an exceptional concert experience with state-of-the-art sound and lighting.
  2. Cargo Concert Hall: Nestled in the Whitney Peak Hotel, Cargo is known for its intimate atmosphere and showcases both emerging and established artists in an up-close-and-personal setting.
  3. The Saint: A local favorite, The Saint is a cozy and intimate spot for catching live music, featuring a range of genres from rock to indie and everything in between.
  4. Wingfield Park Amphitheater: Enjoy open-air concerts by the Truckee River, where you can soak in the natural beauty of Reno while listening to your favorite artists.
  5. Jub Jub’s Thirst Parlor: This eclectic venue caters to underground and alternative music enthusiasts, hosting punk, metal, and indie acts in an intimate and edgy setting.
  6. Reno Events Center: For larger shows and events, the Reno Events Center is the go-to choice, offering ample space and top-notch production for an unforgettable concert experience.
  7. Peppermill Concert Hall: Located within the Peppermill Resort, this venue boasts a stunning ambiance and presents a variety of musical acts, from classic rock to contemporary pop.
  8. The Brew Brothers at Eldorado Resort: Enjoy live music, craft beers, and delicious food in a laid-back atmosphere at The Brew Brothers.
  9. Virginia Street Brewhouse: Experience the local music scene while sipping on craft brews at this beloved downtown venue, which often features talented local bands.
  10. Reno Jazz Orchestra: For jazz aficionados, the Reno Jazz Orchestra hosts fantastic performances throughout the year, showcasing the genre’s rich history and contemporary interpretations.

Explore the thriving music and concert scenes in the neighboring towns of Reno, Nevada. Each of these unique locations offers its own distinct flavor of live entertainment, ensuring there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Discover the top music and concert venues in Carson City, South Lake Tahoe, Minden, and Incline Village:

Carson City, Nevada:

  1. Brewery Arts Center: This cultural hub hosts a variety of musical events, from folk to classical, in an inviting outdoor amphitheater and intimate indoor theater setting.
  2. McFadden Plaza: Enjoy outdoor summer concerts and local talent in the heart of downtown Carson City, where the community gathers for music and fun.
  3. Carson City Community Center: Known for its diverse performances, this venue hosts everything from symphony orchestras to rock bands, ensuring a rich musical experience.

South Lake Tahoe, California:

  1. Harveys Outdoor Arena: Located at Harveys Lake Tahoe, this outdoor arena welcomes big-name acts and offers stunning views of the surrounding mountains.
  2. Lake Tahoe Outdoor Arena at Harveys: Adjacent to Harveys Outdoor Arena, this venue hosts a variety of concerts, including rock, pop, and country shows.
  3. MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa: Experience live music in an intimate setting at MontBleu’s Blu Nightclub, featuring a range of genres from EDM to jazz.

Minden, Nevada:

  1. Carson Valley Inn: The Cabaret Lounge at Carson Valley Inn regularly features live music, creating a cozy and entertaining atmosphere for locals and visitors alike.
  2. The carson Valley inn is also home to TJ’s Corral Outdoor Concert Venue: TJ’s Corral,” is named in honor of Theodore James “T.J.” Day, a prominent and successful Nevada businessman, community philanthropist, ranch operator and locomotive and aviation enthusiast who passed away in January of 2014. Carson Valley Inn owner Mike Pegram was a long-time friend of T.J.’s and admired the positive affects he had on education and many worthy causes in northern Nevada. After the loss of his friend, Mike decided to rename the new outdoor venue as a small tribute to a very important Nevadan.
  3. Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park: Enjoy outdoor concerts in a picturesque setting at this historic park, where you can bring a picnic and relax to the sounds of local bands.

Incline Village, Nevada:

  1. Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort: The Lone Eagle Grille at Hyatt Regency often hosts live music on its lakeside terrace, offering a serene backdrop to your musical experience.
  2. Incline Village Community Hospital Green: During the summer months, this venue is known for its free outdoor concert series, where you can enjoy live music surrounded by the natural beauty of Lake Tahoe.

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