Tom Miller performs at Laxalt Plaza – 8/21

Tom Miller plays at Laxalt PlazaTom Miller performs at Laxalt Plaza (just south of the Carson Nugget) on Saturday, Aug. 21, 2021, from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.

Tom Miller is a musician, humorist, storyteller, and general all-around entertainer. He performs on saxes, flute, Native American flute, and various guitars, including guitars he created. Since the late 1970s, Tom has appeared extensively in many nightclubs, restaurants, cruise ships, private and corporate events, and concerts in Nevada, California, and Arizona.

He creates a vibrant atmosphere with his huge music repertoire and engaging personality. For him, music variety is a priority. Tom and his group, Safari, entertained audiences on the M.S. Dixie paddlewheel boat in Lake Tahoe for many years, and he can be heard most weekends at Sassafras Eclectic Food Joint in Carson City.

Bill Rose and Laurie Blue – 8/14

Duo from Virginia

Bill Rose & Laurie Blue

Two voices, two guitars, and an occasional flute or cajon accompaniment make for a special sound.  Bill Rose and Laurie Blue have been entertaining in the locations in Virginia for a number of years.  We welcome them back to provide their original material (lots of it) and some borrowed works.

Their pre-recorded, pandemic-era recording, just for the 2020 festival, is available on YouTube at

beach chairWe do not provide seating for events at McFadden Plaza, Laxalt Plaza (south of the Carson Nugget), or at the Capital Amphitheater/Legislative Plaza area, so we encourage you to bring your own seating (e.g., lawn chair) to events at these locations.