Valley Vibrations for 1-02

Details are needed by noon Wednesday to put local musical entertainment information in this column. Contact People Editor Sharlene Irete at, at 782-5121, ext. 210 or by fax, 782-6132.



at Buckaroos

n Crimson Collar plays 8 p.m. to midnight today.

n Ted Nagel hosts karaoke, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., every Saturday.

n Dale Jantzen hosts karaoke, 8-11 p.m. every Wednesday.

n Ladies night begins 6 p.m. every Thursday. Ladies drinks half off.

Buckaroos is at 1435 Highway 395, Gardnerville. Information, call general manager Steve Orlando, 782-9693.


Carson Valley Inn


Shake, Rattle 'n Roll through Sunday and various duos entertain on Monday nights. Cabaret Lounge entertainment is presented with no cover and no minimum in 45-minute shows at 7:30, 8:30, 9:30, 10:30 and 11:30 p.m.

Shake, Rattle, 'n Roll has a song list of more than 500 classic rock 'n roll tunes of the '50s, '60s and '70s without the aid of computers and tapes. The band features Lee Bellinger on lead vocals, Andy Highhouse on guitar, Michael Tucker on bass and vocals, Warren Purcell on drums and Bill Crane on keyboards and vocals.

Major Link takes the Cabaret Lounge stage Tuesday and plays until Jan. 12. San Francisco Bay area band Major Link is one of the most requested groups at the Carson Valley Inn. Terry Saunders on guitar and keyboardist/vocalist Mary Owens use technically advanced musical equipment to cover a range of pop, R&B and good old rock 'n' roll. Major Link entertains with five 45-minute shows starting on the hour at 6 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

NFL and college football are featured on giant plasma screens and with draft beer and snack specials in the Cabaret Lounge. Drawings for prizes during the Jan. 18 conference championship games and the Superbowl on Feb. 1.

Carson Valley Inn is located on Highway 395 in Minden. Information at or 782-9711.

Music at Indigo

Open mic night with Dean Brownell, 8:30 p.m. Thursdays.

Enjoy entertainment in a no smoking environment. Indigo Restaurant and Bar is at 1665 Lucerne St. in Minden Village. Information, 782-4300.

Concert series

continues Jan. 16

The Carson Valley Arts Council 2008-09 concert series continues with Great Basin Brass, 7 p.m. Jan. 16 at the CVIC Hall, 1602 Esmeralda in Minden. A wine, beer and cheese reception sponsored by Tahoe Ridge Winery is at 6 p.m. Desserts by Bravo Cafe & Bakery served at 8:30 p.m. Admission is a $15 donation at the door. Information, 782-8207.

The 2008-09 concert series continues with flamenco guitarist Kaweh on Feb. 6, blues guitarist Chris Cain on March 13 and Mumbo Gumbo on May 8.


Open mic in Genoa

The Genoa Country Store at 2299 Main St. in Genoa, hosts happy hour, open mic night and dinner served, 5:30-8 p.m. Fridays.

Information at 782-5974 or

Thirst parlor


The Genoa Bar offers a free juke box 6-10 p.m. Tuesdays and free pool 6-10 p.m. Wednesdays. Information at 782-3870 or


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