Reno Jazz Orchestra brings the best of “Earth, Wind and Fire” music to Reno/Tahoe | South of Lake Tahoe
July 30, 2021 (All day)
The 17-piece big band Reno Jazz Orchestra (RJO) will heat up the summer performing “Now, Then and Forever – Celebrating Earth, Wind & Fire”, in Reno and Lake Tahoe, NV. Accompanying the RJO, singers Lori Johnson, David Wells, Kira McGlothen, Caitlin Collins Martin and Kandeh Jones will together present the captivating sounds of soul, funk, jazz and hits such as Shining Star, In the Stone, After the Love Has Gone, September and many more favorite songs.
The Reno, NV show will be performed at the Hawkins Amphitheater on Friday, July 30. On Monday, August 2, the show will take place at Sand Harbor Lake Tahoe State Park in Incline Village, NV. Both shows start at 7:30 p.m.
“We are honored and thrilled to share some of Earth, Wind & Fire’s most memorable hits with locals and visitors alike,” said Chuck Reider, Executive and Music Director of the Reno Jazz Orchestra, who confidently promises a night of music. , dance and song that attendees will cherish for years to come.
Tickets and more information can be purchased through RenoJazzOrchestra.org or by contacting the Reno Jazz Orchestra at 775-372-6160. Both shows start at 7:30 p.m.
Earth, Wind & Fire is an American group that has combined their talents over their decades of success. The band were described by ROLLING STONE magazine as “innovative, precise yet sensual, calculated yet galvanizing” and said the band “changed the sound of black pop”. Video Hits 1 (VH1) described EWF as “one of the biggest bands”. never.
Collectively, Earth, Wind & Fire have been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, NAACP Image Award Hall of Fame, Vocal Group Hall of Fame, and Hollywood’s Rockwalk. Their musical accolades are equally impressive, winning six GRAMMYs, ASCAP’s Rhythm and Soul Heritage Award, and a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, among many others.
“Carrying on the message of universal love and harmony since their inception in the early 1970s, their music, combined with the talents of the Orchestra, is an unmissable celebration this summer,” said Reider.
The RJO has been based in Northern Nevada for over 20 years and was formed by musicians who have performed and traveled the world with artists such as Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr., Elvis Presley, Natalie Cole, Luciano Pavarotti and other legendary artists. The tradition of jazz excellence established by the founders continues today with jazz teachers, educators and graduates of UNR’s Jazz Studies program setting new standards of performance.
Healing HealthCare Systems, Chase International, The EL Cord Foundation, Nevada Arts Council, National Endowment for the Arts, Art Works, City of Reno, Artown, Thunder Vick & Co., Montreux Golf and Country Club, American Federation of Musicians and the RJO Circle of Friends supports this event.
6000 Bartley Ranch Road, Reno, NV 89511