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2017 Reno Tahoe Events and Festivals Brochure

2017 Reno Tahoe Events and Festivals


Wingfield Park
July 1, 2014 -August 1, 2014

For the entire month of July, Reno is Artown!

Regarded as one of the most comprehensive arts festivals in the country by the National Endowment for the Arts.
Artown offers over 500 events ranging from live music, dance, theater and performances to visual arts, workshops, multicultural events, fashion shows, and tours. The Festival brings distinguished artists from around the world, across the country and those that live in our community all for the sake of cultural diversity and artistic innovation. The cornerstone of the festival is it’s free events; more than 60%, including the popular Opening Night (July 1) and Closing Night (August 1) concerts in Wingfield Park. 

Artown events take place in various locations throughout Reno, Sparks, but the festival’s main location is scenic Wingfield Park, located along the Truckee River in downtown Reno.
Event Highlights
There are just too many performers, activities, exhibits, workshops, theater to list, but here's some highlights.  Go to Artown for a comprehensive interactive calendar of daily events. 
Opening Concert (July 1) - Sherrie Austin and Mountain Heart
Wingfield Park - FREE
Sherrie Austin, opens with a fresh and current edge in her voice and style Then rock the night with Mountain Heart who will make an undeniable connection to the audience. Mountain Heart has revolutionized the way acoustic music can be presented and played.
Family Festival and Series
Wingfield Park - FREE
Each Monday evening (5-7pm) Artown hosts this opportunity for families with young children to enjoy, experience and explore.  Activities include face painting, mural painting, literary readings, balloon art, and several other art activates. Then from 7-8pm, there will be live performances  in the Amphitheatre.
Monday Night Music Series
Bartley Ranch, Robert Z Hawkins Amphitheater - FREE
Each Monday evening, enjoy great music in the beautiful outdoor amphitheater. 
     Reno's jazz and blues instrumentalists Colin Ross and Mig O'hara (July 7)
     Grammy-nominated vocalist Perla Batalla (July 14)
     Reno Philharmonic's Pops at the Ranch (July 21)
     Canadian boogie-woogie pianist, vocalist, composer, and arranger Michael Kaeshammer (July 28)
Tuesday Evening Dancing in the Park Series
Wingfield Park - FREE
     The Northern Nevada Dance Coaltion (July 8)
     Sierra Nevada Ballet (July 15)
     InnerRhythms Dance Theatre and RhythMatriX (July 22)
     Heart & Sole Dance Academy (July 29)
Wednesday Night World Music Series
Wingfield Park - FREE
     Carlos Nunez  (July 9) - world’s most famous player of the gaita, the bagpipes of Galicia, Spain’s northwest,
     Mariachi Sol de Mexico de Jóse Hernàndez , July 16 - Jóse Hernàndez is a master of mariachi music.
     New York Gypsy All-Stars  (July 23) - the band headman is Macedonian clarinet player Ismail Lumanovski
     Conjunto Chappottín y Sus Estrellas (July 30) - One of the top Cuban "son" groups on the scene today.
Bartley Ranch, Robert Z Hawkins Amphitheater - Ticketed
In addition to its array of free events each season, Artown is presenting the ticketed headliner series on Thursday evenings.  Tickets available for purchase now on Artown's website:
     Los Lonely Boys (July 10)
     Jesse Cook (July 17)
     Judy Collins (July 24)
     Don McLean (July 31)
Friday Night Movies in the Park
Wingfield Park - FREE
Friday evenings at 9:00pm, enjoy movies under the starlit summer skies.  Bring a blanket and enjoy!
     Young Frankenstein - July 11
     The Misfits - July 18
     Annie - July 25
Closing Concert (August 1) - Ozomatli
Wingfield Park - FREE
Ozomatli is a seven piece band playing primarily Latin, hip hop, and rock music, formed in 1995 in Los Angeles. They are known both for their vocal activist viewpoints and their wide array of musical styles - including salsa, jazz, funk, reggae, rap, and others.  


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Wingfield Park

West 1st Street Reno, 89501


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