Slide guitarist to play at fundraiser

Tickets are available for a performance by Roy Rogers and the Delta Rhythm Kings, a benefit concert to kick off the Jazz & Beyond Carson City Music Festival, set for 7:30 p.m. Aug. 3 in the Bob Boldrick Theater at the Carson City Community Center.

Rogers is a bottleneck slide guitar player. He has been nominated for eight Grammy Awards as producer and performer and two W.C. Handy Awards, according to a news release.

“Lonesome” Tom Ward will perform original compositions in the lobby as attendees arrive. Ignition: A Tribute to the Incendiary Guitars of a Generation will open the show.

Tickets cost $26 and can be purchased at The Bead Store, 2188 E. William St.; Sundance Books and Music, 121 California Ave. in Reno; Recycled Records, 822 S. Virginia St. in Reno; or

Proceeds will benefit the Comstock Residents Association to preserve the Virginia City National Historic Landmark and the Jazz & Beyond Carson City Music Festival.

For more information, go to or call 775-887-2290, ext. 7419.


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