Minden - Carson Valley Inn - Live Entertainment

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Mar 31, 2014 - Aug 29, 2014

The Carson Valley Inn features free live entertainment in the Cabaret Lounge on Sunday through Wednesday from 6:00 to 10 p.m., Thursday from 7:00 to 11 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 8:00 p.m. to 1 a.m. As a courtesy to the Inn's many sports fans, live entertainment is delayed as appropriate for certain major sports events so they may be viewed to their conclusion on the HD pull-down screen.

Michael Furlong, April 1 – 2: As a solo artist Michael has performed on Dick Clark's "American Bandstand," Showtime, VH-1 and various other music video shows internationally. His playlist is widely classic rock in nature performing a hits-only list of songs most with artists such as Rod Stewart, Bryan Adams, Tom Petty, Cheap Trick, CCR, Eddie Money, The Cars, Bad Company and the like.

Jo Mama, April 3 – 5:  Jo Mama conveys the same high energy whether they are playing funk, Latin, blues, swing, rock, country or calypso.  Jo Mama features Paul Covarelli on guitar and vocals, drummer Jeff Bond lays down the back beat and Nancy Barker rounds it out on keyboards and vocals.

Steve Lord, April 6 – 9: Playing guitar and offering dynamic vocals, Steve is a main stage performer on the West Coast. Known as the man of a thousand songs, Steve presents an evening of oldies, country, pop, blues, jazz, soul and rock 'n' roll.

Midnight Express, April 10 – 12: Midnight Express is a 4-piece band with three strong lead vocals. The group entertains with classic rock, country rock and blues – everything from ballads to dance music.

Brian Andrews, April 13 – 16:  One of Northern Nevada's top Elvis Impersonators, Brian Andrews presents his "King and Friends" show featuring Elvis and the people he performed with. Brian's history of the King also includes impersonations of many of his friends in the entertainment field such as Dean Martin, Bill Haley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash, Roy Orbison, Nat King Cole, Buddy Holly, The Big Bopper, Richie Valens, Ricky Nelson, The Everley Brothers and Chuck Berry.

The Blues Monsters, April 17 – 19:  The Blues Monsters are a red-hot rockin' blues band performing a powerfully unique combination of R&B, funk, jazz, and Chicago-style blues – this one is a "don't miss." Whether paying respects to the masters of traditional blues, or rockin' out other tunes, The Blues Monsters get the whole house up and dancing!

George Pickard, April 20 – 23:  George is an accomplished performer, believable impressionist, captivating entertainer and successful song writer. He co-wrote "What Did You Do with Your Old Forty Fives" for Bobby Vinton and backed up many acts from the fifties and sixties including The Shirelles, The Diamonds and The Platters. He was also one of the Kingsmen (Louie, Louie) for a while. George has played the Fillmore in San Francisco with acts such as Santana, Big Brother and the Holding Company and Jefferson Airplane.

Melissa Dru, April 20 – 26: Singer and songwriter Melissa Dru has performed at Carnegie Hall in New York and at the Royal Albert Hall in London. Melissa and her band cover a wide mix including classic rock, R&B and a bit of country; everything from Pink Floyd to Patsy Cline. A natural performer and entertainer, Melissa will delight you with her unique vocal style and sense of fun. Don't miss this popular songbird in action!

Phil Prunier, April 27 – 30: A guitarist and vocalist – with some tunes using the mandolin or harmonica – Phil Prunier entertains with hits from artists such as Creedence Clearwater Revival, Brooks & Dunn, James Taylor, Willie Nelson and more.

Stew Stewart, May 1 – 3:  Always a crowd favorite due to his spontaneity, wit and ability to connect to the audience, a Stew Stewart show has something for everyone . . . country music, blues, oldies, comedy, classic rock, Motown and just plain ol' on-the-spot fun!  A Nevada entertainer for over four decades, Stew has appeared at over 100 state and county fairs, many as the opening act for artists such as Johnny Cash, Merle Haggard, Waylon Jennings, Tammy Wynette, Loretta Lynn, Marie Osmond, Herman's Hermits, The Drifters, The Coasters, Willie Nelson, Kenny Rogers, Dolly Parton, The Oak Ridge Boys and more!  Stew's band is a show in itself and they will be joined by Stew for his performances at 8 and 10 p.m.

Carson Valley Inn Cabaret Lounge Entertainment Schedule Summary (Updated March 30, 2014; Subject to Change)

Carson Valley Inn Special Events and Entertainment TJ's Corral

Chili Cook-off and Craft Fair: Saturday and Sunday, April 26 & 27.  For information call: 775-265-5332
Michael Martin Murphey: Thursday, May 1 – buy tickets on our web site:
The Oak Ridge Boys: Thursday, May 15 – buy tickets on our web site:
Dustin Lynch: Friday, June 13.
Eddie Money: Saturday, June 21.
Chris Young: Saturday, August 2.
Charlie Daniels Band: Friday, August 29.

Check the CVI Blog posting, new each Wednesday morning for the latest information on what's happening at the Carson Valley Inn.

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