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RTIA MUSIC

RTIA SHOW LIVE MUSICAL PERFORMANCES

As an extension of the Heart of Reno showcase of regional fine art, sculpture and film, the RTIA Show presents some of the best musical talents of Reno, Tahoe and Northern Nevada. Introduced in partnership with EMG and TuneTrax, 80 musicians will perform on 17 staged live performances in 3 locations in solo, duo, trio or as a quartet in traditional and progressive jazz and blues, classical music, brass bands, instrumentation, acapella, improv, Latin, reggae, world, pop and folk music. 

80+
MUSICIANS

17 STAGED PERFORMANCES

3
LOCATIONS

Schedule of Events

VIP PREVIEW NIGHT

Thursday, September 8

7pm - 9pm

Reno Sparks Convention Center

The Reno Jazz Syndicate Big Band, including 17 musicians conducted by Tristan Seller, will perform in the Mt. Rose Balloon while Karrie O'Neill and Kat MacMartin provide mobile musical entertainment in the Registration Lobby.

This musical performance is included with the purchase of a RTIA VIP Ticket. Purchase tickets here.

OPENING NIGHT 
CONCERT

Friday, September 9 

Doors 8pm | Show 9pm

The RTIA Show's Opening Night at Cargo features the Reno All-Star Collective, a 10-piece band showcasing some of Reno Tahoe's finest. Performing the music of Stevie Wonder, Amy Winehouse, James Brown, Jon Batiste, Jimi Hendrix, Al Green, The Skatalites, and original music, the Reno All-Star Collective is coming together to perform exclusively for the RTIA Show- and for one night only. The Opening Night will kick off with special guests from San Francisco’s Jazz Mafia, its brass band and DJ Lady Fingaz, who will be performing twenty classic breaks. Twenty years in the making, Jazz Mafia's eclectic artist collective of forward-thinking and accomplished players in Electro, Hip-Hop, World, Classical, and Jazz is a prolific staple of the quintessential San Francisco sound, uniting creative and accomplished Bay Area instrumentalists, vocalists, MCs, composers, and arrangers. More to be announced.

Cargo Concert Hall

The Opening Night Concert tickets are purchased separately in addition to any RTIA Show ticket. Select any RTIA Show ticket, and then choose to add Opening Night Concert Ticket at checkout. Purchase tickets here.

To purchase Opening Night Concert tickets without a ticket to the Art Show, purchase them here. 

RTIA SHOW

Friday - Sunday, September 9 -11

10am - 6pm

Reno Sparks Convention Center

The RTIA Show presents over 50 regional musicians performing on two stages during show hours Friday, September 9 through Sunday, September 11. The talent line up includes musicians Eric Henry Andersen, Darcy Kathleen, Lucas Arizu, Grace Hayes, Josh D. Reed trio, Bayberry quartet, La Fox & The Lounge Hounds, Stephanie Urmston, Malary Engstrom, Anna Freeman, Maria Richardson, Brad Perry, Spike McGuire, Dave Strawn, Kat MacMartin, Jason Owen, Tristan Selzer, Amy Fleming, Free Range quartet, Jason King, Jammal Tarkington, Karrie O'neal, Ryal Hall, Graham Marshall, Rachel Mcillhinney, Kat Heart and more to be announced. 

These musical performances are included with the purchase of any RTIA Show Ticket. Purchase tickets here.

RTA AWARDS GALA

Saturday, September 10

7pm - 10pm

In celebration of regional artists and the winners of the Reno Tahoe Artist Awards, the RTA Awards Gala includes live performance by Reno Modern Brass on the Sky Room Plaza of the Nevada Museum of Art. Founded in 2018, Reno Modern Brass is a locally-focused brass chamber ensemble devoted to the performance and creation of music of living composers. Their mission is to commission new works, perform recently written masterpieces, and discover neglected great works from the recent past.

Nevada Museum of Art

This musical performance is included with the purchase of a ticket to the RTA Awards in addition to the RTIA Show. Select Art Show ticket type, and then add on RTA Awards Gala ticket at checkout. Purchase tickets here.

All music events schedule

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Opening Night Concert

Reno Tahoe International Art Show Music Concert Cargo Concert Hall

Looking to purchase tickets to the Opening Night Concert without purchasing tickets to the Art Show?

THE LINEUP

Jazz Mafia

Jazz Mafia

Reno All-Star Collective

Reno All-Star Collective

Reno Jazz Syndicate Big Band

Reno Jazz Syndicate Big Band

Tristan Selzler

Tristan Selzler

Spike McGuire

Spike McGuire

The Bayberry Cast

The Bayberry Cast

Kat MacMartin

Kat MacMartin

Karrie O'Neill

Karrie O'Neill

Josh D. Reed Quartet

Josh D. Reed Quartet

Jason King Band

Jason King Band

Eric Henry Andersen

Eric Henry Andersen

Kat Heart

Kat Heart

Grace Hayes

Grace Hayes

Anthony Postman

Anthony Postman

Reno Jazz Syndicate

Reno Jazz Syndicate

Reno Modern Brass

Reno Modern Brass

Graham Marshall Quartet

Graham Marshall Quartet

Free Range Quartet

Free Range Quartet

DJ Kristophari

DJ Kristophari

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