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Jason King at Tuesday Night Blues
January 14 @ 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Reno’s Jason King is the featured artist at Harrah’s Tuesday Night Blues with the Buddy Emmer Blues Band. Not only does he Live in Reno, King also shot a man in Reno (according to his smooth cover of the Johnny Cash classic “Folsom Prison Blues.”) A fiery Stratocaster player, Jason King is one of the best known bluesmen in Northern Nevada. He became enamored with the music when as a boy living in the Philippines he tuned in a blues station on a transistor radio. His uncle taught him to play the guitar he he was 11. He’s a three-time Reno Blues Society representative at the International Blues Challenge in Memphis. Tuesday Blues events are free. Music starts at 8 p.m. with an opening set by the Buddy Emmer Blues Band, followed by a set of the guest artist’ s music and a third set featuring an improvised jam.