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Bluesdays Free Concert Series at The Village at Squaw Valley




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Bluesdays  Free Concert Series at The Village at Squaw Valley

Olympic Valley, Calif. - The Village at Squaw Valley is upping the ante of its ever-popular Bluesdays summer event series with a lineup of highly acclaimed musicians, from former B.B. King collaborators to Blues Music Award nominees. 

Bluesdays is a free outdoor concert series that takes place every Tuesday from June 13 through September 5, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., in the Events Plaza in The Village at Squaw Valley. Bluesdays are perfect for music lovers and other visitors alike looking to enjoy the outdoors and experience true Tahoe culture. In celebration of summer, Bluesdays guests will receive discounted Aerial Tram and activity packages, food and drink specials, and access to exclusive lodging deals.

Bluesdays features acclaimed blues musicians, great grab and go food offerings from Village restaurants and a Blues bar with beer, wine and spirits available in the Events Plaza. During the summer Bluesdays series attendees get discounted High Camp Experience packages, food and drink specials, and lodging sales every Tuesday.

The Village at Squaw Valley welcomes the following musicians for Bluesdays 2017:

August 15, 2017 - Coco Montoya

Montoya mixes his forceful, melodic guitar playing and passionate vocals with memorable songs, delivering the blues' hardest truths. He earned his status as a master guitarist and soul-powered vocalist through years of paying his dues as a sideman with Albert Collins (first as a drummer) and then with John Mayall's Bluesbreakers before launching his solo career in 1993. Montoya has released eight solo albums and played at clubs, concert halls and major festivals over the world. 

August 22, 2017 - Ronnie Baker Brooks

Ronnie is an American Chicago blues and soul blues guitarist, singer and songwriter. He was a respected club performer in Chicago, before recording three solo albums for Watchdog Records. The son of fellow Chicago blues musician Lonnie Brooks, he has played at many festivals throughout his career. 

August 29, 2017 - Dennis Jones Band

Dennis's feet are firmly rooted in the past, yet his heart and soul are connected to the present. He is known for his sizzling hot guitar solos, smooth and soulful vocals and high-energy stage performances. He writes songs that create a unique and contemporary style of American rock and blues.

September 5, 2017 - Lone Star Revue with Mark Hummel and Anson Funderberg

The Golden State/Lone Star Revue is an all star, cross country melding of musicians from California-Mark Hummel (harp-blower, vocalist, bandleader and Grammy nominee), RW Gigsby (bassist), Texas' Anson Funderburgh (guitarist and Rockets bandleader) and Wes Starr (famed Austin drummer who has played with a who's who of Texas music royalty).





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