The Sturdy Beggars are opening for California's premier Celtic rock band Tempest. The Reno News & Review's popular summer music series celebrates its 15th year of free concerts with another outstanding lineup of local, regional and nationally recognized artists. Taking place in downtown Reno's picturesque Wingfield Park Amphitheater on the Truckee River, Rollin' on the River has featured over 150 artists, including Todd Snider, Booker T. Jones, Crash Test Dummies, Norton Buffalo and Michelle Shocked. Festival-style seating on the grass. Food and beverages available. For an unforgettable live music experience, Wingfield Park is THE place to be on Friday evenings during July.
The Sturdy Beggars are opening for and collaborating with The Reno Irish Dance Company starting at 6:30. Starting at 7:30, the RIDC will perform their 13th Annual production of "A Celtic Summer's Eve". It is a wonderful family-style entertaining event, presenting a variety of beautiful Celtic song, dance and music featuring the lyrical soft shoe reels and the dynamic hard shoe rhythms of the Reno Irish Dance Company. Call 775.829.7878 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Grab a beer, groove to the live music, and check out the galleries at First Thursday. Ride your bike and get free valet parking courtesy of Reno Bike Project. Sponsored annually by KTHX Radio and Great Basin Brewing Company. First Thursday wine bar sponsored by Vintage Wine Shop and Tasting Bar. Bring the kids for Kids Open Art Studio, available from 5 - 7 pm.
Here's a fun and unusual concert. Get a paintbrush and paint at the door and paint to your heart's content while grooving to the tunes of the Sturdy Beggars! Only $15 and all the paint and tunes you can handle!
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Hey all you BeggarFans out there--The Beggars have just finished a two song stint with producer/engineer extraordinaire Tom Gordon. Visit our Facebook and Reverbnation pages to catch a listen to "Sev
“The Sturdy Beggars play a rollicking brand of infectious rock that makes audiences immediately rush the dance floor. The celebratory spirit of their foot stomping music is remarkable. While the group’s original narratives continue the storytelling tradition of English drinking songs, their balanced musicianship and decidedly Celtic undertones, creates a culturally nostalgic connection with concert goers that is rarely seen.”