Carson City Music and Art Festival

August 4 - 21, 2017

Mile High Jazz Band Association and Carson City present the 14th Annual Jazz & Beyond Festival. 

It features 18 days of Music, Art, and Film at multiple venues in Carson City.


(775) 883-4154

The festival opens on Friday, August 4, at the historic Bliss mansion, corner of Mountain and Robinson Streets.
Presenting .... Art show and sale on the porch at 4:00 p.m. features artists from the Capital City Arts Initiative and the Nevada Artists Association. .... Music on the lawn begins at 4:30 p.m. Followed by -  Cherie and John Shipley with "Take This Band" at 6:30 p.m.

Sunday, August 6, The Hohner Road Show, at Brewery Arts Center, 449 W. King St., Carson City
A 2-hour indoor presentation, hosted by blues harmonica pro Ronnie Shellist and artist manager Gizzy O'TooleThe show is a mix of performance, teaching, and demonstration.  It includes displays, harmonica giveaways, and hands-on instructional components. Following the road show at Brewery Art Center: harmonica artist Tom Stryker presents outdoor blues and jazz band performances featuring Ronnie Shellist.

August 13, beginning at 3:00 p.m., The second annual, “A Day at the Silver Saddle Ranch,” 2648 Carson River Road on the east side of Prison Hill, Bluegrass and Western music, live animals, and food trucks.

Free concerts:  Legislative Plaza and Capital Amphitheater, Nevada State Railroad Museum, Carson Mall, Comma Coffee Courtyard, Bob McFadden Plaza, Brewery Arts Center, and other Carson City venues. 

Please note:  A full schedule of events dates and times for free concerts will be available on the website at:  

Admission free for most performances

For sponsor and volunteer opportunities: 775-883-4154

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