Thursday, July 7, 2011
Bluesday's in Squaw Valley
Unwind in the Village at Squaw Valley USA from 6-8:30pm each Tuesday this summer. As part of the High Notes Music Series in North Lake Tahoe, catch a FREE blues concert on the Events Plaza Stage with acclaimed blues musicians, "Blue Plate Specials" from the Village restaurants, "Blue Dot Deals" at unique shops. There are very few places more scenic to watch a concert this summer. Below is the schedule for the Bluesday's concerts:
July 12 - Studebaker John & The Hawks
Born in an Italian-American section of Chicago, Studebaker John Grimaldi
started playing harmonica at age 7.
July 19 - Shannon McNally & Hot Sauce
Shannon McNally got her first guitar and JJ Cale album at the age of 12 and
never looked back. Combined with the classic rock she grew up listening to –
The Allman Brothers, Dr. John and Hendrix – it’s the musical center of gravity
she brought to her 2002 Capitol Records debut Jukebox Sparrow gaining notice
from Rolling Stone, The New York Times, Leno and Letterman.
July 26 - Anna Popovic (Yugoslavia)
Ana Popovic is an incredible guitarist/vocalist known for her diversity of
techniques and styles. Her blend of smoking electric funk slide guitar, jazzy
instrumentals, tight blues groove, soulful feminine vocals and Ana’s incredible
stage presence makes her an irresistible force in the music world.
August 2 - Curtis Salgado
Curtis Salgado is a Portland, Oregon based blues, R&B and soul singersongwriter.
He plays harmonica and fronts his own band as lead vocalist. The
Washington Post called Salgado a “Superb soul and blues singer.”
August 9 - Ronnie Baker Brooks
Like his father before him, Ronnie Baker Brooks became a Chicago blues
mainstay, playing regularly in Chicago area clubs. After the release of his second
album, Brooks hit the road for what turned out to be a seemingly non-stop
three-year tour, picking up devoted new fans all along the way.
August 16 - Chris Cain
Chris Cain is a master of blues guitar, blues vocals, blues keyboards and blues
vocals. Cain has been called “blues guitar at its finest, a must see.”
August 23 - Joanne Shaw Taylor
Within a year of performing her first band at age 16, Joanne Shaw Taylor
performed with Dave Steward (Eurythmics) and Candy Dulfer (Prince) in the
super group D.U.P, and today she is one of the best female blues guitarists
August 30 - Grand Finale: Roy Rogers & The Delta Rhythm Kings
Roy Rogers has been widely recognized as one of the world's finest
practitioners and innovators of modern slide guitar. Rogers has been
nominated for 8 Grammy's as producer, songwriter and performer. An
exciting live performer, he has performed with Carlos Santana, Bonnie Raitt,
Steve Miller, Linda Ronstadt, Sammy Hagar and many others. Rogers' has
appeared at the world’s most prestigious festivals including Montreux, North
Sea, New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Featival - and festivals in Norway, Australia,
France & Italy.
Agate Bay Realty has vacation rentals all summer for the Bluesday's Concerts along with the entire High Notes Music Series.