Concerts: June shows in Reno and Tahoe
The Opiuo Band headlines at 9 p.m. June 9 in the Whitney Peak Hotel’s Cargo Concert Hall. The Australian performer, Opiuo, brings his band and funk-fueled electronic dance music to Reno. Also playing is JPod the Beat Chef, and Nas Ja. Tickets cost $20 and are available at Recycled Records, the Cargo box office and atwww.cargoreno.com. Details: 775-398-5400.
Craig Chaquico headlines at 8 p.m. June 11 in the Celebrity Showroom at the Nugget Casino Resort. Named one of the Top 100 Most Influential Jazz Guitarists of All Time by JAZZIZ Magazine, the San Francisco performer was an original member of Jefferson Starship and Starship, whose hits include “Miracles,” “We Built This City,” “Jane,” “Sara” and “Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now.” Tickets cost $25 and are available at the casino and at www.janugget.com. Details: 775-356-3300.
The Preservation Hall Jazz Band will perform at 7:30 p.m. June 11 in the South Shore Room at Harrah’s Lake Tahoe. The band got its start in the early 1960s in New Orleans and continues to perform worldwide. The band has gained a younger following with its 2014 Coachella performance with Arcade Fire, and its guest-spot on the Foo Fighters’ 2014 album, “Sonic Highways.” Tickets cost $33.02 and are available at the casino, at www.southshoreroom.com, and at www.ticketmaster.com. Details: 800-786-8208.
The Machine performs at 8 p.m. June 11 in Harrah’s Reno’s Convention Center. The New York City band formed in 1988, making it one of the longest-running Pink Floyd tribute acts. The Machine’s focus is on authenticity while performing a diverse selection of Pink Floyd songs with the aid of lighting and video. Tickets cost $32.38 and are available at the casino box office, www.harrahsreno.com andwww.ticketmaster.com. Details: 775-788-2900.
Michael McDonald will headline at 9 p.m. June 11 in the Grand Sierra Resort’s Grand Theatre. McDonald was the vocalist of The Doobie Brothers in its 1970s heyday before becoming a solo artist whose hits include “What A Fool Believes,” “Minute by Minute” and “Here to Love You.” Tickets cost $41.28 to $68.81 and are available at the casino box office and at www.grandsierraresort.com. Details: 800-648-3568.
The Killers headline at 9 p.m. June 16 in the Grand Sierra Resort’s Grand Theatre. The rock band from Las Vegas has sold more than 22 million albums, received seven Grammy Award nominations and won a 2006 MTV Europe Music Award for Best Rock Group. The group’s hits include “Mr. Brightside,” “Smile Like You Mean It,” and “All These Things That I Have Done.” Tickets cost $68.81 to $100.92 and are available at the casino box office and at www.grandsierraresort.com. Details: 800-648-3568.
The Bacon Brothers will headline at 8 p.m. June 17 in the MontBleu Theatre at the MontBleu Casino Resort. Brothers Kevin and Michael Bacon have been playing gritty country- and folk-rock since 1995 and bring a six-piece band with them. Michael is a career musician while Kevin is an accomplished actor. The brothers will perform songs from their seventh studio album, “36 Cents,” as well as some older tunes. Tickets cost $40 to $50 and are available at www.montbleuresort.com and at the casino. Details: 800-235-8259.
James McMurtry headlines at 8 p.m. June 21 in the Whitney Peak Hotel’s Cargo Concert Hall. The singer-songwriter and guitarist plays Americana rock and folk music. He’s released 12 albums since 1989, including his 2015 release, “Complicated Game,” which cracked the top 10 on the US Heat, Indie and Folk charts. Tickets cost $32 and are available at Recycled Records, the Cargo box office and atwww.cargoreno.com. Details: 775-398-5400.
3 Doors Down will headline at 8 p.m. June 25 in the Grande Exposition Hall at the Silver Legacy. The Mississippi rock band has been nominated for three Grammy Awards since its origins in 1995 and is best known for its songs “The Better Life,” “Kryptonite,” “Away from the Sun,” “When I’m Gone” and “Here Without You.” Tickets cost $57.50 to $74.50 and are available at www.silverlegacyreno.com, andwww.ticketmaster.com. Details: 775-325-7401.
Chicago will perform at 9 p.m. June 25 in the Grand Sierra Resort’s Grand Theatre. The rock band from Chicago features a full-horn section and a catalog of hits that includes 21 top 10 singles, including “Saturday in the Park,” “25 or 6 to 4,” “If You Leave Me Now,” “Feelin’ Stronger Every Day” and “You’re the Inspiration.” Tickets cost $68.81 to $100.92 and are available at the casino box office and atwww.grandsierraresort.com. Details: 800-648-3568.
Hinder headlines an acoustic show at 9 p.m. June 25 in the Whitney Peak Hotel’s Cargo Concert Hall. The Oklahoma alternative rock band’s hits include “Get Stoned,” “Lips of an Angel,” “Better Than Me,” “Use Me” and “Without You.” New Zealand rockers Like A Storm open. Tickets cost $22.50 and are available at Recycled Records, the Cargo box office and at www.cargoreno.com. Details: 775-398-5400.