Valley Vibrations

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.

Wild Willy

at Genoa Bar

The Genoa Bar, Nevada's Oldest Thirst Parlor, hosts live music, 8 p.m. to midnight May 9, featuring Wild Willy. Described by Lacy J. Dalton as the fastest song writer in the West, Wild Willy can write a song about someone as they walk in the door. No cover charge. Information at or 782-3870.

Fil Fest is Saturday

Carson Valley bands The Xenophobes, Buster Blue and The Juvinals are included in the lineup for Fil Fest, noon to 11 p.m. Saturday at Fritz's, 1305 N. Virginia St., Reno. Concert is for all ages. Admission $10.

Fil Fest also includes The Rocketz, A House Cursed, Beercan!, Belle Bloodcreek, Dinking Machine Guns, Gabe Traverso, The Touques, The Deadly Gallows, Machine Gun Vendetta, and the Oi Boys. More at

Rustlers play

at Buckaroos

n The Rustlers play, 8 p.m. to midnight, Friday. The Rustlers cover hard-core country music by Montgomery Gentry, Alan Jackson, Brooks & Dunn and Dierks Bently. The Carson City-based band is Ev Musselman on guitar and lead vocals, Larry Goldman on bass guitar and vocals, Brian Williams on lead guitar and vocals, Jim Park on pedal steel guitar and Russ Hohenberger on drums and vocals.

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.

Live folk-rock music at 88 Cups

Test Tube Babies play acoustic folk-rock music, 7 p.m. Saturday, at 88 Cups Coffee and Tea, 1663 Lucerne St. in Minden Village. The Test Tube Babies are Larry Nair on guitar and vocals and Beth Oliveto on percussion and vocals. Information, 783-0688.

Carson Valley Inn entertainment

Drew Baker 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.

The Drew Baker Band plays a large variety of music, specializing in classic rock. Leader Baker plays guitar, keyboards and is the lead singer. Wayne Carson sings and plays guitar. Sara Costa is on percussion and vocals. Scott Web plays sax, guitar and keyboards and sings. Bob Kuhn plays drums.

Street Heart takes the Cabaret Lounge stage Tuesday and plays until May 18. Street Heart covers '60s to '90s classic rock 'n' rock music. The band is Tom Quinn on lead guitar and vocals, Gus Bueaudoin on bass and vocals, Todd Hidden on drums and vocals and Wolfgang Grasekamp on keyboards.

n May 20-25 Shake, Rattle & Roll

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

Music at Indigo

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

n Tynan Phillips plays, 9 p.m. Friday.

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

What's smokin' at Jimmy G's

DJ Chris appears 8:30 p.m. Saturday at Jimmy G's Smokin' Hot Cigar Bar, 1595 Highway 395, Minden.

Information, 783-4873.

Live music at Silver Strike

Ride On plays country music, 9 p.m. Saturday, with no cover charge at the Silver Strike Lounge inside Silver Strike Lanes bowling, 1281 Kimmerling in the Gardnerville Ranchos. Information, 265-5454.

Acoustic jam at Eddy Street Book Exchange

Local musicians are invited for an acoustic jam, 2:30 - 5 p.m. May 18, at the Eddy Street Book Exchange. Musicians of any acoustic instrument of any level of experience or those who don't play but want to sing along are welcome.

If you would like to play and have some songs to share, bring copies of the lyrics, chord or tab sheets. Eddy Street Book Exchange, 1225 Eddy St., Gardnerville, 782-5484.

Comedy show

at CVI on May 23

Comedians Michael Mancini and Sean Peabody join host and producer Kat Simmons for a special Comedy Night Live show at the Carson Valley Inn on May 23.

Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show starts at 8 p.m. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 after May 22 and are on sale at the Carson Valley Inn Gift Shop, 783-7708. Information,


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