Tickets for the Tahoe Donner Summer Concert on the Green are now on sale! This summer’s lineup continues the tradition of bringing highly talented musicians to Tahoe Donner. Dwayne Dopsie and the Zydeco Hellraisers from New Orleans will be headlining the Concert on the Green Saturday, July 27. Joining the “King of Accordion,” Jelly Bread and the Buddy Emmer Blues Band will also perform starting at 4 p.m.; doors open at 3 p.m. Don’t miss this Concert on the Green featuring funky beats and eclectic grooves that will get you moving and shaking in the summer sun.
Concert-goers will be entertained in a beautiful outdoor setting at Tahoe Donner’s driving range. True to the roots of Zydeco, Dwayne Dopsie and the Zydeco Hellraisers is a band of talented players who create a sound and energy that will astound the audience. Zydeco music has its origins in Southern Louisiana and blends Cajun sounds with blues and rhythm-and-blues. The band features a washboard player, a saxophonist, two guitarists, a drummer and of course the accordionist and singer Dwayne (Dopsie) Rubin. Dwayne is a gifted player who has been voted America’s Hottest Accordionist.
Jelly Bread is a Reno band currently making waves on the local circuit. Having been voted as Best Album and Lake Tahoe Band of the Year in 2012, the band is now gaining a growing reputation with their eclectic mix of styles that incorporates funk, blues and rock-Americana. Buddy Emmer and his Blues band have been a longtime favorite for the past fifteen years on the West Coast and Northern Nevada circuit. They are a versatile party blues band whose musical style includes every form of blues from the 1930s up to modern day blues.
Bring a picnic and enjoy the outdoor sounds of summer at Tahoe Donner’s Concert on the Green. Beer and wine, as well as delicious barbecue from Famous Dave’s out of Reno, will be available for purchase at the event. Click here to view the food menu. Tickets are $35 in advance and $40 at the door. Tickets are likely to sell out. Starting Monday, June 3, purchase tickets online at www.tahoedonner.com/shop or at Tahoe Donner’s member services office at the Northwoods Clubhouse located at 11509 Northwoods Blvd in Truckee. For more information call 530-587-9400.
Low-back chairs are welcome at this venue, as are blankets. In some areas closer to the stage, we may ask that guests pack up these items at show time. Please consider your neighbor’s ability to easily see the show. Dancing is encouraged so if you plan to remain seated throughout the show, please consider sitting farther back where you will have an elevated view.
Tahoe Donner is also offering Kids Night Out for the Summer Concert from 3:30 – 10:30 p.m. Parents can drop off their kids at Trout Creek Recreation Center for supervised activities during the concert. Kids Night Out for the Summer Concert is open to children ages 4-12 and is $20 per child. Reservations must be made in advance by calling (530) 582-9437.