Groove to the beat at two music festivals in Nevada this April. The 48th annual Reno Jazz Festival, featuring The Bill Holman Big Band, will be held April 22-24, 2010. For more than three decades, the University of Nevada, Reno has been hosting one of the country’s largest jazz competitions, including vocal ensembles, big bands and jazz combos, all competing for highly coveted honors in their categories. Ticket prices vary and can be purchased for all events and concerts or just for individual concerts. Tickets are available through or by calling 1-800-225-2277. For more information, contact Extended Studies at the University of Nevada, Reno, (775) 784-4046 or 1-800-233-8928. Email: Reno Jazz Festival ticket details: