Jazz & Beyond – Carson City Music & Art Festival
Carson City’s 18th annual Jazz & Beyond Music & Art Festival, presented by the Mile High Jazz Band Association, completes 17 days of music and art on Sunday, August 29. The following events are not cancelled, and all will be held indoors:
Update on six Jazz & Beyond concerts this weekend – All are indoors – Times and locations:
~Sat., Aug. 28, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. – Lucky Diamond and the Gents o’ Jive – inside the BAC Performance Hall. This a ’20s and ’30s hot jazz band is lead by Mark Ashworth (Lucky Diamond) on drums, with Jef Derderian on trumpet, Joe Cadena on trombone, Dallas Smith on reeds, and Jimmy Vermilion on keyboards.
~Sun., Aug. 29, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. – the Red Tango at Mallard’s (for brunch $25, reserve at jazzcarsoncity.com/events). The Red Tango sizzles with rhythm, class, and superb musicianship. Musicians are Olga Archdekin and David Haskins, violins; Catherine Matovich, viola; Eileen Brownell, cello, and Zack Teran, bass. There’s space for dancing, but not a dance floor.
~Sun., Aug. 29, 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. – Passing Thru – inside the BAC Performance Hall. Passing Thru is a new instrumental jazz group from Reno. The band members are leader Tim Gay, alto sax; Joel Stevens, tenor sax; Nick Bentz, piano; Shawn Wang, bass; and Zachary Howarth, drums.
~Sun., Aug. 29, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. (new time) – Reno Jazz Orchestra with Tristan Selzler – inside the BAC Performance Hall. The festival ends in a big way with the traditional Jazz & Beyond closing concert by the 18-piece Reno Jazz Orchestra. This year’s guest artist is Tristan Selzler.
Masks are required in the BAC Performance Hall. For a complete schedule of events, visit jazzcarsoncity.com. For additional information, call 775-883-4154 or email email@example.com. Mile High Jazz Band Association’s Jazz & Beyond Festival is funded in part by a grant from the Nevada Arts Council and the National Endowment for the Arts. The Governor’s Office of Economic Development provided additional support through its Nevada Pandemic Emergency Technical Support (PETS) Grant for 2021.