The Devil Makes Three has been playing rowdy American music to eager crowds for over a decade. The three piece string band tours hard and fast, with their most recent campaign passing through South Lake Tahoe on Feb. 8. After hundreds of high energy, sold out concerts and exponentially increasing popularity, one might worry the DM3 is getting close to jumping the shark. Did Devil Makes Three jump the shark? No way.
Friday, Feb. 14
9 p.m. – “Valentine’s Day 80’s and 90’s Dance Party” at the Crystal Bay Club and Casino. After party with Coup Da Loop and SubDocta, tickets $15
5p.m.-8p.m. – Full Moon Snowshoe Adventure offered by Tahoe Adventure Company, $65- includes snowshoes, poles, snacks, drinks, guides, and history.
Fish Taco Fridays at Caliente’s in Kings Beach, drink and food specials.
If you’re going to be in Tahoe for winter break then it is time to make plans for New Years if you haven’t already. There are plenty of things going on to ring in 2014, but the biggest event is Snowglobe, a music festival in its 3rd year, that takes place in South Lake Tahoe from December 29th-31st.
YouTube videos of amateur musicians garner millions of hits and concert-goers drop $20 for a cover charge, but if you want to see raw talent for free then hit up one of the open mics at Sierra Nevada College on upcoming Wednesdays.
Last March, I met with both Katie Zanto and Rosie Hackett to discuss some ideas I had for my service learning project. I figured I would do something with ski coaching, or volunteering for an outdoor leadership program. Both Katie the Interdisciplinary Studies chair, and Rosie, Outdoor Adventure Leadership program director, kindly and respectfully shut me down.
Five hundred music-loving and green-minded spectators and 12 incredible bands will come together on Sept. 20-22 at the Johnsville Ski Bowl for a Leave-No-Trace-style music festival thanks to the hard work of Sierra Nevada College students Drew Fisher, Rachael Blum, Cody Wilkins and many other volunteers and organizations.
If your homework is beginning to pile up or you just want to have awesome night out with the friends, check out any of these upcoming concerts coming to the Lake Tahoe area. Whether you enjoy the energetic sounds of reggae or punk or just want to hear calm country tunes, there is a lot to choose from to make a special night.
While not a significant year for music, there were some inventive sounds and exciting new talents who exhibited great potential. It was sadly almost devoid of rock music, with big timers Bob Dylan and Bruce Springsteen keeping the genre afloat for another year. On the flip side, this was a pretty good year for hip-hop and indie music. Here is my choice for 2012 best album releases.