Carson City Brewery Arts Center hosting evening of live Celtic music by 3-17 Saturday

3-17, a Celtic band from Reno, is performing Saturday at the Brewery Arts Center.

3-17, a Celtic band from Reno, is performing Saturday at the Brewery Arts Center.

Bring your special someone out to the BAC for a Valentine’s Eve performance of rich vocals and soul-stirring music 3-17, a Reno group.

The concert, An Evening of Romantic Music with 3-17, is at 7 p.m. Saturday in MHJ Black Box Theater at the Brewery Arts Center.

3-17, named for March 17, St. Patrick’s Day, comes out of Reno from a wide range of musical backgrounds.

Kevin Lyons, founder and leader of 3-17, is a native Irishman who has been playing Irish music around the world for more than 25 years. His voice, guitar and repertoire are the foundation of 3-17. Although he has moved back to Ireland, the rest of the band still carries on his vision and music.

Kevin’s son Alan is a college student and a master of many instruments. Alan plays in several unique local bands from Pirate to Gypsy Punk.

Singer Jill Marlene is a performance art and musical theater producer who began her singing life in opera and now performs folk, rock, classical and many other styles. Doyle Wayne Stewart is a rocket scientist who moonlights as a rock star. He plays several instruments and makes many a merry moment with his bizarre sense of humor and Sue Bennett is a long-time whistle player who also appears in the Reno-based “Whiskey Before Breakfast.”

Tickets cost $10 for BAC members; $12 for students and seniors and $15 for general admission.

Tickets are at or at the BAC’s Artisan Store. For more information, call the Brewery Arts Center office at 775-883-1976.


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