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Music Festivals in Reno Tahoe

There’s nothing quite like listening to great live music in The Biggest Little City and we’re sure that one of these music festivals in Reno Tahoe will strike a chord with you.

Find music festivals and music events in Reno, Sparks and Lake Tahoe 

Bass Camp Festival & Bass Camp Events

Groove to two days of electronic dance music at Wingfield Park at Bass Camp Festival. This year’s headliners include Gigantic Nightmare and Zed’s Dead. You’ll be sure to find great vibes in the park all day long while listening to Herobust, San Holo, Moon Boots and more at this fan-favorite EDM festival in Reno Tahoe. Don’t miss Bass Camp’s other events throughout the year at Reno Public Market, J Resort and even The Biggest Little Block Party in the World under the Reno Arch.

Musicfest at the Reno River Festival

The Reno River Festival is a three-day festival in downtown Reno filled with exciting events for the whole family, including food and drink, an adventure park, and amazing musical performances. Headlining this year’s event is The Ataris, Canaan Smith and Decades. Canaan Smith is a country singer known for hits like “Love You Like That,” “Hole in a Bottle” and “Goin’ Nowhere.” Other performers include New Wave Crave, Amador Sons and Kirk Basquez Band. 

BBQ, Brews & Blues Festival

Jam out to today’s hottest rock and blues artists while enjoying delicious barbecue and brews at this classic Reno event downtown, June 14-15. Past performers include Prince Reign: The Prince Tribute Show and The Music of Chicago. 

Artown Concert Series

During the entire month of July, catch live music performances all over Reno during the annual month-long arts and music event Artown. The eclectic collection of performers includes everyone from emerging local artists to Grammy-award-winning performers, with several free concerts and performances. Don’t miss out on this year’s headlining artists during this engaging summer event!

Classical Tahoe

If you enjoy classical music, join us in North Lake Tahoe for Classical Tahoe from July 7 through August 4. Listen to classical melodies by superb musicians surrounded by majestic views of Lake Tahoe and the mountains. With intimate alfresco stages, lovely tunes to fill the night, and all the best vibes to match, this event is one to add to your summer itinerary.

Reno Chalk Art and Music Festival

If you’re an art and music lover, get ready to chalk and roll at the Reno Chalk Art and Music Festival, taking place at Atlantis Resort Casino Spa, August 25-27. There’s something for everyone here, as the festival features live art installations, live music, food and drink experiences, and local art and craft shops. 

OffBeat Music Festival

Find your next favorite artist at the OffBeat Music Festival this fall, October 3-5. Bands and artists of all genres travel to Reno from across the country to perform at multiple venues in MidTown District during this three-day event. Previous acts include The French Cassettes, Death Valley Girls, and local bands like the Sextones and Rainbow Ranger. 

Festival Venues

Check out Reno Tahoe’s newest concert venue, the J Resort’s Glow Plaza. Upcoming events include Pops on The River and their summer concert series. Watch for exciting concerts and events at the Reno Events Center in downtown Reno, Cypress in MidTown District, the Grand Theater inside Grand Sierra Resort and the Nugget Event Center in Sparks. 

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