Nevada Day-Tripper: Lazy 5 Concert series

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Lazy 5 Regional Park Summer Concert Series 2017 (Canon EOS 5D mark iii; Canon 85mm; F/2.8; 1/400; ISO 125)

Last night, I grabbed my camera gear a good friend and we checked out the Live music Summer series at the Lazy 5 Regional Park off the Pyramid highway in Spanish Springs.

The. Band:

Sierra Sweethearts

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Lazy 5 Regional Park Summer Concert Series: Sierra Sweethearts (Canon EOS 5D mark iii; Canon 85mm; F/4.5; 1/125; ISO 125)

Lynn Zonge (guitars), is al longtime performer with Suspect Terrane, Carson City’s popular bluegrass band.

Cindy Gray (banjo, guitar), and elementary school teacher, and so silly.

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Lazy 5 Regional Park Summer Concert Series: Sierra Sweethearts (Canon EOS 5D mark iii; Canon 85mm; F/5.6; 1/125; ISO 125)

Kristell Moller (mandolin, bass) is a member of the Reno Philharmonic Choir and numerous bluegrass/folk ensembles

Catherine Matovich (fiddle)  is a member of the Reno Philharmonic and other professional ensembles.

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Lazy 5 Regional Park Summer Concert Series: Sierra Sweethearts (Canon EOS 5D mark iii; Canon 85mm; F/3.5; 1/160; ISO 125)

The band describes themselves as bluegrass, swingy, fiddled and fun.  this is an all woman bluegrass band playing foot-stomping traditional bluegrass tunes

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Lazy 5 Regional Park Summer Concert Series: Sierra Sweethearts (Canon EOS 5D mark iii; Canon 85mm; F/5.6; 1/200; ISO 125)

Boyscouts were there and helping with the event, Thank you boyscout Troop # 443!

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Lazy 5 Regional Park Summer Concert Series: Sierra Sweethearts (Canon EOS 5D mark iii; Canon 85mm; F/3.5; 1/160; ISO 125)

So much fun on a hot Nevada Summer night, there is a large grassy area near the stage, and plenty of shade ( enough to keep cool).   

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Lazy 5 Regional Park Summer Concert Series: Sierra Sweethearts (Canon EOS 5D mark iii; Canon 85mm; F/2.8; 1/400; ISO 125)

Lazy 5 Regional Park is hosting the series every Wednesday from 6:30pm -8:00pm 

Here is the schedule:

June 28:  Blues Rock featuring slide guitar by Blue Haven

July    5:   An evening of American Songbook by Colin Ross

July   12:  A Tribute to One Hit Wonders with Wunderlust

July   19:  Top 40- Hits of the 60’s- Today by The Heidi Incident

July   26: Americans & Bluegrass with Unionville

Aug     2:  Jazz with the Jazzettes Featuring  Came Thompson

Aug     9:  A Musical Variety performed by Escalade

more info here  Lazy 5 2017 Summer Music Series

What was in my bag: Canon EOS 5D mark iii; Canon 85mm;

How to get there;

From Reno,

Head east on N McCarran Blvd toward US 395 S/N Virginia

Turn Left on NV 445/ Pyramid Way

The park is approximately 5 miles on the right hand side.

From Sparks,

Head west on McCarran Blvd towards Pyramid way

Turn Right on NV 445/Pyramid way

The park is approximately 5 miles on the right hand side.

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