Tahoe Arts and Mountain Culture
Tahoe Arts and Mountain Culture

Music on the Lawn at Valhalla features So Tahoe’s 20-Piece Band June 17

Posted on May 31, 2012
Filed Under South Tahoe Events

On Sunday, June 17th, go all out and take your dad to a free concert at the Tallac Historic Site on the Valhalla Grand Lawn. He’ll feel like a million bucks.

From noon to 2 p.m., the South Tahoe High School Band 20-piece band will play classics from the 40’s swing era, along with a few newer pieces that everyone will know. “Sing, Sing, Sing,” a Big Band tune, will feature the jazz band’s talented senior drummer. his event is free, however donations are suggested and proceeds will benefit the South Tahoe High School music department and the Tahoe Tallac Association.

The South Tahoe High School band is led by music instructor and director, Casson Scowcroft, and features South Shore’s finest young musicians including Brianna Rettig, Carry Raab Loomis, Diana Bibbes D’Angelo, Linda Kurek, Riley Rettig, Conner Rettig, Rose Campion and Kathy Campion.  The band is supported by the Lake Tahoe Unified School District and the Performing Arts Booster’s Organization (PABA).

Following the STHS Band, “Exceeding 55” will perform. For many things, you are never too old to get started. Such is the case with this band, whose members haven’t slowed down a bit. All long-time Tahoe locals, Exceeding 55 features acoustic guitar, bass, and drums. Specializing in a beautiful blend of 3 part harmony, the band creates their take on a variety of songs from the 60s forward, with an occasional original thrown in for fun.

To top off this great event, Yum Truck will be selling a delectable choice of food. And yes, glasses of wine will be available!  The Music on the Lawn event is free. However donations are suggested and proceeds will benefit the South Tahoe High School music department and the Tahoe Tallac Association.

For a special day with dad, or to just enjoy great music in a beautiful historic setting by the lake, plan on being at Valhalla on Sunday, June 17th. For more information call (530) 541-4975 or visit

Valhalla and The Tahoe Tallac Association:

The Tahoe Tallac Association was formed in 1979 as a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization with the goal of assisting the Forest Service in restoring the three estates on the Tallac Historic Site and developing the site as a historic center while sponsoring as well as producing the Valhalla Arts & Music Festival held annually on the Heller Estate of the Tallac Historic Site. The site is listed on the National Registry of Historic Sites.


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