Valley Vibrations for July 4

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at Buckaroos

n Wild Card plays 8 p.m. to midnight tonight.

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

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

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

Movies in the Park continue July 18

The Town of Gardnerville's Movies in the Park presents "E.T." at dusk July 18 in Heritage Park.

Movies continue with the Carson Valley Pops Orchestra entertaining with show tunes before the classic movie "Citizen Kane" on Aug. 15 and Disney's "Meet the Robinsons" on Sept. 5.

Heritage Park is one block east of Highway 395 off Gilman Avenue. Information at

Tickets available for jamboree

David John and the Comstock Cowboys, the Saddle Tramps, Macho Jonny and Roaddaddy are the bands performing at the Carson Valley Jamboree presented by the Austin Kirby Foundation, noon to 8 p.m. July 20 on the Park Cattle property at Highway 395 and Muller Lane. Event includes tri-tip sandwiches, hot dogs, Indian tacos, crafts, car show and raffles. Tickets for the Austin House fundraiser are $20 for adults and $5 for children under 12 and are available at

Gardnerville Ranchos

Live music

at Silver Strike

Silver Strike Lounge presents Lavish Green, 9 p.m. Saturday, with no cover charge. Friday is karaoke night starting at 9 p.m. Silver Strike Lounge is inside the Silver Strike Lanes bowling, 1281 Kimmerling in the Gardnerville Ranchos. Information, 265-5454.


What's smokin'

at Jimmy G's

The Mark Castro Band plays, 8:30 p.m. Saturday, at Jimmy G's Smokin' Hot Cigar Bar, 1595 Highway 395, Minden. Information, 783-4873.

Carson Valley Inn entertainment

M8trix appears 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.

M8trix performs the best of '70s, '80s, '90s Motown, R&B, pop andjazz, Latin and disco. The band is lead by vocalist Stephanya and is rounded out with guitarist Mark Daniels, Michael Harper on bass, drummer Adam Lipsky and Moogie Clemon on keyboards.

Sidro's Armada takes the Cabaret Lounge stage Tuesday and plays until July 13. Sidro Garcia and his Armada bring a show of six lead vocalists, lots of brass, comedy and choreography. The band performs classic and contemporary rock, country, rhythm and blues, Latin tunes, ballads and standards.

n July 15-20 Hitmen

n July 22-27 Shabang

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 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.

Music at Minden Farmer's Market

Tony Sanders provides live music, 4-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, at the Minden Farmers Market on Esmeralda Avenue.

Comstock Cowboys in the park July 11

The Douglas County Parks & Recreation Department's Summer Family Concert Series in Minden Park continues with David John and the Comstock Cowboys, 6:30-8:30 p.m. July 18. The Comstock Cowboys are sponsored by Buffalo Creek Ranch and co-sponsored by Brooke, Shaw, Zumpft, Attorneys at Law.

Next in the concert series are the Surf All-Stars on July 25 and the Michael Powers Group on Aug. 29. Information, 782-9828.


Barbecue and open mic in Genoa

The Genoa Country Store at 2299 Main St. in Genoa, hosts happy hour, barbecue and open mic night, 5-7 p.m. Fridays. Information, 782-5974.

Wild Willy at Genoa Bar today

The Genoa Bar, Nevada's Oldest Thirst Parlor, offers a free juke box 6-10 p.m. Tuesdays and free pool 6-10 p.m. Wednesdays.

Wild Willy Strickland plays guitar and keyboards, beginning 2 p.m. today at Genoa Bar and Saloon.

Strickland, who's been called the world's fastest song writer by Lacy J. Dalton, lives in Virginia Highlands and plays dates with Dalton at Piper's Opera House. He's played at the Silver Dollar Saloon, the Bucket of Blood Saloon, sings classic country, outlaw country, Sinatra, Stevie Ray Vaughn and is known for his Johnny Cash tribute.

Information at 782-3870 or


Live music at Wolf Creek

Music at Wolf Creek Restaurant and Cutthroat Saloon, 14830 Highway 89 in Markleeville, is Ricky Dee at 8 p.m. tonight and Monique Haviland and her band at 8 p.m. Saturday. Information, (530) 694-2150.


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