Sue Knight of The Wild Rose Inn in Genoa hosts Beans, Brews and Blues, 3-6 p.m. July 6. The event features microbrew tasting, wine, appetizers and live music for a $20 donation benefiting the Carson Valley Arts Council.
Blues music will be provided by Duane "Beans" Sousa on guitar and Monique Haviland on vocals and keyboard.
Sousa played guitar for Lacy J. Dalton for two decades, co-writing and producing Dalton's "Wild Horse Crossing." He produced his own CD, "Into the Blue," and was voted Carson City's favorite musician for 2006-07 by the Readers Choice Award. Carson Valley resident Haviland plays, sings and writes pop, jazz and blues music.
The Carson Valley Arts Council is a 501(c) 3 nonprofit organization with the mission to create and manage a multifunctional visual and performing arts center and theater, to become council for arts and culture organizations in Western Nevada, to provide a shared-use home/arts incubator to support and grow area arts and culture groups, to present cultural entertainment and to encourage tourism.
The Wild Rose Inn is at 2332 Main St. in Genoa. Information at 782-5697 or 315-7777.