For Arts & Entertainment:
Details are needed by noon Wednesday to put local arts and entertainment information in this column. Contact Caryn Haller at firstname.lastname@example.org, at 782-5121, ext. 210 or by fax, 782-6132.
Foothill Road and the Hitchikers plays 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. today. Karoake by Anthony Janssen 9 p.m.- 1 a.m. Saturdays. Free pool 6 p.m.-close, ladies drink specials Tuesdays. Hangout Night 9 p.m. Thursdays with DJ music. Gourmet Bloody Mary specials all day Sunday. Happy hour drink specials 4-6 p.m. Monday through Friday. Buckaroos is at 1435 Highway 395, Gardnerville. Information, call general manager Steve Orlando, 782-9693.
Jethro's Live this week
The Bootleggers play 9 p.m. today. Karaoke with Anthony Janssen 8 p.m. Thursdays at Jethro's Bar & Grill, 1281 Kimmerling Road, Gardnerville Ranchos. Information, 265-2215 or www.jethrosbarandgrill.com.
Live entertainment and dancing returns to Sharkey's. Nathan Alanz & the Scarlet Verbs play 8 p.m. today. Roll a 7 or 11 on the dice and receive a free drink 7-11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays at Sharkey's, 1440 Highway 395 in Gardnerville. Information, 782-3133.
DJ Karaoke night 9 p.m.- 1 a.m. first and third Friday of the month. Monte Carlo night second and fourth Saturday of the month. Extreme bowling every Friday and Saturday at Silver Strike Lanes, 1281 Kimmerling Road, Gardnerville Ranchos. Information, 265-5454.
At Buona Sera
Every Thursday Jazz or blues during extended happy hour in the bar 5:30-8 p.m. with $6 small plates. Harp music by Mary Margaret Niebuhr and vocals by Claire Humphrey, 6-9 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays at Buona Sera Ristorante & Bar, 1799 Ironwood Dr., Unit B, Minden. Information, 783-3211.
Flight Restaurant and Bar
Suspect Terrane performs a blend of bluegrass, rock and folk 8:30-11:30 p.m. today. Ladies night with karaoke 8 p.m.-close Wednesdays. Open mic night with Dan Cypher & Strange Sustain 8:45 p.m.-close Thursdays at 2244 Meridian Blvd. Information, 782-1333.
Live entertainment at CVI
Entertainment presented in the Carson Valley Inn's Cabaret Lounge 6 to 10 p.m. Sunday- Wednesday, and 8 p.m.-midnight Thursdays. Escalade play current and classic rhythm and blues today and Saturday. Paul Covarelli performs Sunday-Tuesday. Information, cvinn.com or 783-6606.
Magic at Saletti's
Live entertainment of close-up table side magic by Thomas Wiese 6-8 p.m. Fridays at Saletti's Restaurant & Bar, 1623 Highway 395, Minden. Information, 782-2500.
Minden Food Co.
Wesley O. performs 6:30-9:30 p.m. Friday at Minden Food Co., in downtown Minden.
GE Family Concert Series returns to Minden Park with the Dave Russell Band 6:30 p.m. today.
RoseBud's Dance Band performance 5-7:30 p.m. Saturday at Dangberg Home Ranch. Gates open 4 p.m. Tickets $25 per car at Joyce's Fine Jewelry, Battle Born Wine, Plant It Nursery, and The Entertainer. Concert benefits the Carson Valley Pops Orchestra. Information, Margaret Biggs, (775) 843-0830.
88 Cups and More
Acoustic jazz band The Minor Groove Quartet plays 7 p.m. every first Friday of the month. Open mic night with dinner specials 5-7 p.m. every third Friday. Participants may play music, recite poetry, prose or performance art at 88 Cups and More, 1663 Lucerne st. in the Minden Village. Information, 783-0688.
Concerts in the Park
Old West Trio performs traditional Western heritage music 5 p.m. July 8 at Genoa Community Park. Concert is free. Information, 782-8696.
Thirst Parlor happenings
The Markleevillians play old school '60s, '70s blues and rock 7 p.m. today. The Genoa Bar, Nevada's Oldest Thirst Parlor, offers free juke box 6-10 p.m. Wednesdays. Free pool and ladies night drink specials 6-10 p.m. every Thursday. Open mic Fridays. Happy hours 4-6 p.m. Monday through Friday. Genoa Bar is a nonsmoking establishment. Information, 782-3870.
Comstock Cowboy guitarist Dale Poune performs in the Saloon today and Saturday at 2001 Foothill Road in Genoa. Information, 782-8155.
Markleeville Plein Air today-Saturday in Alpine County. Nineteen artists participating. Information, (530) 694-2787 or www.markleevilleartgallery.com.