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Shakespeare festival announces music series schedule

ricardo-lemvoThe Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival completes its summer score with the premiere of the Urban Village Monday Night Music Series, July 13 through Aug. 17. The weekly series covers a wide range of styles from Afro-Cuban to Broadway.

The six-week Urban Village Monday Night Music Series takes place at the Festival’s Sand Harbor location with performances by:

  • July 13 – Reno Philharmonic, Broadway on the Beach with Broadway star Hugh Panero
  • July 20 – Ricardo Lemvo, Afro-Cuban World Music
  • July 27 – Babbo, Jazz Ensemble
  • Aug. 3 – Sugaray, Blues
  • Aug. 10 – Omar Alexander, Latin Funk
  • Aug. 17 – Karen Briggs, Soulchestra

Tickets for the Urban Village Monday Night Music Series start at $22 and are available online at or by calling 800-74-SHOWS (800-747-4697).

Reno Baroque Ensemble to give holiday concert

Looking for a little culture this weekend? The Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival is bringing the music of the Reno Baroque Ensemble together with soloists and orchestral artists from the Sacramento Philharmonic, the Reno Chamber Orchestra and the Reno Philharmonic in a rare holiday performance at the historic Trinity Episcopal Church, located in downtown Reno, Nev., at 8 p.m. on Dec. 14.

This special holiday concert features nationally acclaimed bass and soprano soloists Gary
Aldrich and Jennifer Tibben-Lembke as well as Dan Flanagan, Sacramento Philharmonic and Sacramento Opera Concertmaster, performing Joseph Achron’s “Hebrew Melody.”

Tickets are $20. Click here or call 888-32-SHOWS (888-327-4697) to get your tickets today.