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An epicenter of exciting concerts, music shows, singers and more, Reno Tahoe USA is an amazing destination for world-class entertainment. Reno Tahoe USA is packed with exhilarating things to do and see and experience at all hours of the day and night. There is always an diverse mix of live performances and shows to choose from!

Hot August Nights

Reno and Sparks
August 6, 2013 -August 11, 2013

During Hot August Nights, cars are “cherry” and cruisin’ is “cool.”
It’s the largest classic car and nostalgic event in the country and encompasses the entire region!  Restored hot rods and sexy muscle cars give enthusiasts a first-hand experience of popular decades done by.  The festival will be packed with more than 5,000 classic vehicles to admire!   Show-n-Shines, nightly cruises, drag races and burn-outs, swap meet, sock hop and prom are a few of the “cool” activities. The best performers from the era provide headline entertainment.  
Entertainment Line-Up
An incredible array of performers from some of the greatest decades in music are scheduled to perform.  Information is subject to change, go to the Hot August Nights website link below for up-to-the minute information.
Tuesday, August 6
o   60’s Summer of Love at Victorian Square
o   Lil’ Elmo & The Cosmos at Grand Sierra Resort
Wednesday, August 7
o   Ronny & The Classics at Victorian Square
o   Chicago Tribute Authority at Grand Sierra Resort
Thursday, August 8
o   Lil’ Elmo & The Cosmos at Victorian Square
o   Simply the Best – Tribute to Tina Turner at Grand Sierra Resort
Friday, August 9
o   The Righteous Brother’s Bill Medley at Victorian Square
o   Paul Revere & The Raiders at Grand Sierra Resort
Saturday, August 10
o   Tower of Power at Victorian Square
o   The Temptations Review featuring Dennis Edwards at Grand Sierra Resort
Show-n-Shine Schedule
The Show-n-Shines are a beloved tradition of Hot August Nights and there plenty to chose from whether you're a classic car owner interested in competing, or a spectator that wants to admire beautiful vehicles.
o Show-n-Shine and Car Judging, Mont Bleu Resort
       Friday and Saturday, Aug. 2-3, no cash awarded
Bonanza Show-n-Shine, Bonanza Casino
       Sunday, Aug. 4, no cash awarded
Circus Circus Show-n-Shine, Circus Circus Reno Hotel Casino
       Monday, Aug. 5, no cash awarded
Acres of Champions Show-n-Shine, Atlantis Casino Resort Spa
       Monday, Aug. 5 – Saturday, Aug. 10
       $2,500 nightly Best of Show totaling $35,000 in prizes
Mill Mile Show-n-Shine, Peppermill Resort Hotel
       Monday, Aug. 5 – Saturday, Aug. 10
       $10,000 in prizes
Classic Cherry Show-n-Shine, Grand Sierra Resort
       Tuesday, Aug. 6 – Friday, Aug. 9
       Five $500 daily Best of Show winner totaling $10,000 in prizes
Ultimate Classic Car Competition, John Ascuaga’s Nugget
       Tuesday, Aug. 6 – Friday, Aug. 9
       $4,500 in total prize money
       $100 daily for five (5) runners up, $250 daily Best of Show Brand, $1,500 for Ultimate Classic Car
Grand Marshall’s Award, Grand Sierra Resort
       Tuesday, Aug. 6, no cash awarded
Summit Racing Equipment Show-n-Shine, Summit Racing Equipment
       Tuesday, Aug. 6, no cash awarded
Under 21 Show-n-Shine, Summit Racing Equipment
       Wednesday, Aug. 7
       Four winners will receive trophies and Summit Racing gift cards
Barrett-Jackson Cup, Downtown Reno
       Wednesday, Aug. 7 - Saturday, Aug. 10
       $40,000 in total prize money      
       $1,000 for 4th runner up, $3,000 for 3rd runner up, $6,000 for 2nd runner up,
       $10,000 for 1st runner up, $20,000 for Ultimate Best of Show
Best Stock Restored and Best Stock Original, John Ascuaga’s Nugget
       Friday, Aug. 9
       $500 prize for each category
Celebrity Choice Show-n-Shine, Reno
       Saturday, Aug. 10, no cash awarded
Celebrity Choice Show-n-Shine, Sparks
       Saturday, Aug. 10, no cash awarded
Celebrity Choice Show-n-Shine, Grand Sierra Resort
       Saturday, Aug. 10, no cash awarded
People’s Choice Award, John Ascuaga’s Nugget
       Saturday, Aug. 10
       $500 gift card for John Ascuaga’s Nugget
The Inagural Barrett-Jackson Cup
As part of a historic partnership with Hot August Nights, Barrett-Jackson The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions™, announced an inaugural Barrett-Jackson Cup™ to be awarded during this year’s Downtown Reno Show-n-Shine. The event will include a $40,000 prize purse, with $20,000 being awarded to the car that earns the coveted Ultimate Best of Show Award.
Car participants in the Downtown Reno Show-n-Shine will compete in daily competitions, Wednesday, August 7 through Friday, August 9.  The fifteen daily Best of Show winners (45 total vehicles) will compete in the Finals, at the Silver Legacy Ballroom (Saturday, August 10, 8am to 4pm).  The top five will go to the Barrett-Jackson Auction for the final judging, then return to Virginia Street in downtown Reno for public viewing, the Awards Presentation and fireworks display.
Assisting Barrett-Jackson in this inaugural Barrett-Jackson Cup™ will be four of the most recognized names in the business. Bobby Alloway; Pete Chapouris; Bob Johnson and Bob Millard.
Barrett-Jackson Auction
The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions™ comes to Reno to join the world’s premiere classic car and nostalgia festival. The inaugural Hot August Nights Auction Presented by Barrett-Jackson marks a historic partnership between two of the most recognized names in the classic and collector car industry. 
The new partnership offer fans and customers of both the classic car event and collector car auctions a week long opportunity to celebrate and revel in some of the most recognizable and historic automobiles in the world. Not only will buyers be able to bid on and purchase from Barrett-Jackson’s famous selection of collector cars, but they can take them right from the auction block to the streets of Reno-Sparks to participate in one of Hot August Nights’ famous cruises or show-n-shines. 
Auction dates & times (Reno-Sparks Convention Center):
Thursday, August 8th:     6pm - 11pm
Friday, August 9th:           6pm - 11pm
Saturday, August 10th:    2pm - 5pm; 5pm - 8pm; 8pm - 11pm
For more information about Barrett-Jackson and to purchase tickets to the auction, click here.  Single day and 3-day passes are available. 
Detailed Daily Event Schedule for Hot August Nights:
There lots going on throughout town every day of Hot August Nights.  For the details schedule of what/when/where, click here.


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Phone: 775-356-1956


Reno and Sparks

, Nevada 89501


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