The Comstock Cowboys bring their annual holiday show to Piper’s Opera House |

The Comstock Cowboys bring their annual holiday show to Piper’s Opera House

David Johns and the Comstock Cowboys present Christmas in the Sierra show at Piper's Opera House Dec. 12 and in Genoa on Dec. 19

David John and the Comstock Cowboys will serenade two audiences with Western-style Christmas classics and new songs in their annual “Christmas in the Sierra” show at Piper’s Opera House

The venerable Western band will perform two shows, at 4 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 12 at the opera house, 12 North B Street, Virginia City.

The band mixes Christmas songs cowboy-style with holiday originals and traditional carols.  Children are invited at the end of the show to come up to the stage and sing with the band. Santa Claus will also be on hand for the children.

Tickets are $20 for adults, $15 for seniors (60-plus) and veterans, and $12 for children younger than 12.

Tickets can be ordered by phone at Piper’s Opera House, 775-847-0433, the Virginia City Visitor’s Center at 775-847-4FUN or at 775-847-4768. All advance tickets purchased will be held at Will Call.

On Dec. 19, “Christmas in the Sierra” with David John and the Comstock Cowboys heads to the historic Raycraft Dance Hall in Genoa with performances at 5 p.m. and 8 p.m.

This is a musical stage performance in the Old West style to warm the heart with the magic of the season.

Tickets are $15, reserved seating, or $27 including a dinner of baked potatoes, chili and all the toppings served in the Cowboy Cafeteria, adjacent to the Hall, 6:30-7:30 p.m. A no-host bar is available in the Town Hall. Tickets are available at the Genoa Town office at 782-8696, or Wild Rose Inn at 782-5697.

The concert is a benefit for the Genoa Events Committee. For more information 775-782-8696.