Lake Tahoe Music Festival

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Lake Tahoe Music Festival

Dedicated to presenting "diverse and quality music experiences in the classical tradition," the Lake Tahoe Music Festival was founded in 1982 and the fest continues to grow in size each year. It now attracts not only top-notch musicians of various genres but also more than 10,000 visitors who come to Tahoe to hear the amazing concerts.

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Organization: Lake Tahoe Music Festival
Dates: 08/16/2016 - 08/21/2016 update info
Time: 7:00:00 PM - 11:00:00 PM
Event Cost: Varies
Venue: Various Locations in Tahoe City,CA
Contact: Lake Tahoe Music Festival
Phone: (530) 583-3101
Event Details:

Outdoor classical music in spectacular settings around the Lake and in Truckee.

Join us as The Lake Tahoe Music Festival 20-Piece Academy Orchestra presents a 5-day concert series. Beautiful music at lake-front and intimate settings on the west shore of Lake Tahoe, Tahoe City and Truckee. Bring your picnic, chair and wine for a wonderful evening of beautiful music.

  • Performed at three different venues around the lake
  • Late July to early August each year
  • Amazing concerts spread out over a few weeks

Overview: Entertaining concert-goers for more than 25 years, the Lake Tahoe Music Festival was the brainchild of Edgar Braun, the former conductor of the San Francisco Chamber Orchestra. This outdoor festival is now one of the largest of its kind in the West, and attracts more than 10,000 spectators who come to hear some of the nation's best musicians in concert.

When: A late July early August event each year

Where: Different venues throughout Lake Tahoe

Fees: Costs may vary by event

Details: The Lake Tahoe Music Festival is held on several different days (not consecutive) throughout the month of July. Currently, the concerts – usually a total of 8 to 10 – are performed at three different venues around the lake. Audience members can choose from a number of genres presented in the "classical" tradition, including jazz, rock, Broadway, and traditional classical music by composers like Bach, Beethoven, and Mozart.

Some concerts are free while tickets must be purchased for the others. The fest is very popular and seats disappear quickly, so those planning to attend should secure tickets as soon as they become available.

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