New shows: High Sierra Fest, Robert Randolph, Brother Ali (Reno Gazette-Journal)
Blue Turtle Seduction: The South Tahoe jam band plays at 7:30 p.m. April 7 at Harrah's Lake Tahoe. Cost: $20 (two-for-ones for Heavenly lift ticket holders). Details: 800-427-7247.
Displaced by War, United by Music (ABC News)
Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars Were Born Out of War and Survive Through Their Music
North Tahoe musicians sweep contest (Sierra Sun)
Chirps, bangs and booms resound from a variety of instruments inside the band room at North Tahoe High School as the students practice for their mid-term solo performances. The practice paid off in a recent competitive recital.
Music soars as Air Force band plays on (Sierra Sun)
The Tahoe Truckee High School jazz band played to the beat of a different conductor Monday when the United States Air Force Band of the Golden West stopped by to give a free clinic and community concert.
On & Off (San Francisco Chronicle)
JUST ANNOUNCED Heather Combs, Larkin Gayl, Cole Tate, others. Thurs. Sweetwater, Mill Valley. (On sale now.) (415) 388-2820. Willie Nelson and Family. April 21-22 and 23. Wells Fargo Center for the Arts, Santa Rosa. (On sale now.) (707) 546-...
Three Rivers gets jazzed up for festival (The Fresno Bee)
There is one thing that Three Rivers residents Gaynor and Earl McKee look forward to every year: the annual Jazzaffair, a three-day jazz festival at the gateway to Sequoia National Park.
Your guide to today, tomorrow and beyond (El Paso Times)
Exhibit: "César Chávez and the Struggle for Farmworker Rights" can be seen through today from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m.; 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday; and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday at the UTEP Library, second floor. Open to the public. 747-6725.
Briefs (The Union)
Jazz benefit to feature tasty talent
Former tagger Bigfoot leaves fingerprint on art world (Calendarlive.com)
Take an abiding love of nature and add a folkloric fascination with the undiscovered. Stir in a smattering of green markers and paint and you have Bigfoot, the San Francisco tagger turned gallery artist whose namesake and principal subject is the man/ape character long at the center of North American lore.
Originality, Style And High Standards: Birmingham Symphonic Winds CBSO Centre...
Ingeniously themed concert "It's a Mystery" drew in a packed audience to hear the brave bunch of musicians deliver highly unfamiliar music. The talented wind orchestra performed imaginative works like Sparke's Sierra Nevada with a creative flair.
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