Lucky 13: Linkin Park added to Harveys summer concerts

Linkin Park

Linkin Park will appear Friday, Sept. 1, at the Lake Tahoe Outdoor Arena at Harveys.

When Linkin Park first played at Lake Tahoe it was 1997 Boarding For Breast Cancer fundraiser at Sierra-at-Tahoe. The band has been on an amazing ride ever since.

Linkin Park and opener Machine Gun Kelly will perform at the Lake Tahoe Outdoor Arena at Harveys on Friday, Sept. 1, Harveys spokesman John Packer announced today. It is the 13th, and likely the final show to be booked for the summer concert series, which included The Who and Paul Simon.

Tickets for Linkin Park, including the Nevada entertainment tax, are “$75.67 (bleachers), $97.56 and $136.80. Sales start at 10 a.m. Friday, May 12 at Ticketmaster and Another Planet Entertainment websites.

Linkin Park was formed in 1996 by three friends from a high school in Agoura Hills, California. It has gone on to have great commercial success. It was named by MTV2 as the sixth-greatest band in the video era. Its sound is a blend of rock, rap and pop. It will release a new album on May 19, “One More Light.”

Machine Gun Kelly, aka Richard Carlson Baker, is a 26-year-old rapper who was born in Houston and now stakes his claim to turf on the East Side of Cleveland.

On Monday, Harveys announced country star Eric Church also will appear on Labor Day weekend. He has shows on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 2-3.

  • Summer Concert Series 2017
    Lake Tahoe Outdoor Arena at Harveys
    Sunday, June 25: Paul Simon
    Friday, June 30: Rebelution, Nahko and Medicine for the People, HIRIE, Collie Buddz
    Friday, July 7: Sammy Hagar and the Circle
    Sunday, July 9: Train, Natasha Bedingfield, O.A.R
    Friday, July 14: Lenny Kravitz, ZZ Ward
    Sunday, July 16: Third Eye Blind
    Friday and Saturday, July 28-29: Jack Johnson, ALO
    Friday, Aug. 4: Slightly Stoopid, Iration, J Boog and The Movement
    Wednesday, Aug. 16: “An Evening with The Who”
    Friday, Sept. 1: Linkin Park, Machine Gun Kelly
    Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 2-3: Eric Church, opener tba
  • Tickets: apeconcerts.com, ticketmaster.com

About Tim Parsons

Tim Parsons is the editor of Tahoe Onstage who first moved to Lake Tahoe in 1992. Before starting Tahoe Onstage in 2013, he worked for 29 years at newspapers, including the Tahoe Daily Tribune, Eureka Times-Standard and Contra Costa Times. He was the recipient of the 2011 Keeping the Blues Alive award for Journalism.

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