The Rocky Tatarelli Band will be performing for the festival opening event on the veranda of the Bliss Mansion. Music begins at 4:00 p.m. with the Rocky Tatarelli Band, followed at 6:30 p.m. by Cherie and John Shipley with the Take This Band.
Legendary Detroit saxophonist Rocky Tatarelli has assembled a star-studded band for the opening event. He features Mick Valentino, guitar; Dave Kubin, keyboard; and Dennis Steele, drums; with the multi-lingual vocalist Judith Ames, on a tune or two. For more information on Rocky, see Rockytatarelli.com.
The festival opens on Friday, August 3, 2018, at the historic Bliss Mansion, northeast corner Mountain and Robinson Streets. An art show and sale on the porch at 4:00 p.m. features artists from the Nevada Artists Association.