What to do in Reno this weekend? Here's five ideas.
Rock Out with Voodoo Cowboys Aug. 28-29
Voodoo Cowboys will be performing at Gilley's at the Nugget Aug. 28-29, so put on your cowboy or cowgirl boots for a night of great country music. Hailing from Las Vegas, the Voodoo Cowboys describe themselves as country rock and will have you tossing your cowboy hat to the side in order to better dance to their rockin' hits. There is no cover charge for this show, which might just lead you to find your new favorite country artist.
Canfest Celebrates All Things Canned Beer on Aug. 29
Love beer? Love canned beer? Look no further than Canfest at the Tuscany Events Center at Peppermill on Saturday, Aug. 29. Billed as The Original International Canned Beer Festival, there's a beer for every palate here. The festival celebrates the hot hobby of home brewing and features breweries from all over the world. There will also be a live band, DJ, VIP booth, and private tasting areas. Food will also be available for purchase. A portion of the event's proceeds benefit Reno Bike Project, a non-profit bicycle shop that promotes and educates the community on the importance of bike use. General admission tickets are $35 in advance and $40 at the door; VIP tickets are $60. The event begins at 6 p.m.
Have a Hearty Laugh with The Tenderloins Aug. 29
Catch a laugh or two with The Tenderloins Comedy Troupe on Saturday, Aug. 29 at the Silver Legacy. Featuring the comedic stylings of Sal Vulcano, Joe Gatto, James "Murr" Murray and Brian "Q" Quinn, stars of truTV's Impractical Jokers, this show is sure to make you laugh away any end of summer blues you might be experiencing. Showtimes are 6:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. and tickets range from $49.50-$59.50.
Get to Know The Random Strangers on Aug. 28
Placerville, California band The Random Strangers will be at Vinyl at Hard Rock Lake Tahoe on Aug. 28. Combining excellent vocal and instrumental chops, The Random Strangers will kick off your weekend right. They mix folk, Americana, blues, R&B, and more to create a unique brand of music that sets them apart from other bands playing in the same genres. The band uses both acoustic and electric instruments. Show time is 9 p.m. and there is no cover.
Get Patriotic at Eldorado through Oct. 8
Do your patriotic duty and stay at the Eldorado anytime between Aug. 22 and October 8 to take advantage of their red, white, and blue specials. Room rates start at $49 per night and include two free show tickets and $10 in free slot play per person, per stay. Upgrade to a suite for only $15 more. This special has a two night minimum. Book online or call 800-879-8879 and use code RWBSALE.