Crowds enjoying a performance in the Legislative Plaza, with the Capitol Building in the background.

STRAZZ

STRAZZ — at Legislative Plaza

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Jazz & Beyond – overview

Jazz & Beyond: Carson City Music Festival (2016)

 

Most performances are free!
It’s an exciting summer of music as the Mile High Jazz Band Association presents the Jazz & Beyond – Carson City Music Festival for 2016.  The annual festival features more than 45 performances and over 100 performers, and most offer free admission. Beyond jazz, the festival included bluegrass, blues, Latin, and more.
Special Sunday afternoon concerts legislativecandid
In 2016, on the grounds of the Legislature, a special afternoon concert will take place on August  14 and 21 and should attract large crowds.  Other free events include concerts at Carson Mall, Comma Courtyard, Silver Saddle Ranch, the state Railroad Museum, and the Brewery Arts Center, and other downtown Carson City venues.

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Carl Sonny Leyland 8/13

Back by popular demand, we bring you ragtime pianist Carl Sonny Leyland on Thursday, Aug. 13, 7:00-9:00 p.m. at the Brewery Arts Center Performance Hall.  Leyland impressed us at the 2014 festival with his playing, knowledge, and story-telling abilities.  This event is free.

David Bugli, Jimmy Vermilion, Linda Arne, Steve Hayes, Rick Metz, and Gerry Wright in Minden.

A Saturday Night Jazz

Saturday night jazz jam Sept. 6, 2014, at the Flight, Minden.  Here are a number of musicians who have appeared on Jazz & Beyond over the years.  Jazz & Beyond was over, but they still wanted to jam. –  David BugliJimmy VermilionLinda Arnn ArtenoSteve Hayes and Rick Metz at Flight Restaurant & Bar.

Brass Knuckles, led by Scot Marshall.

Speakeasy Swing Dance Party

We’re planning a Speakeasy Swing Dance Party for Aug. 15 – it will be even better than last year! Same fantastic band – the Brass Knuckles.