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String Cheese Incident plays Feb. 21-23 at Tahoe’s MontBleu

Shaun Astor / Tahoe Onstage

The String Cheese Incident played at last month’s Suwannee Hulawen in Florida. The 25-year-old bluegrass and jam band will appear three nights at Tahoe, Feb. 21-23, at MontBleu Resort.
Shaun Astor / Tahoe Onstage

There will be another three-night string of musical incidents this winter at Lake Tahoe.

String Cheese Incident will perform Thursday through Saturday, Feb. 21-23, in the MontBleu Theater.

General sale tickets start at 10 a.m. Friday and are $69.50 or $199 for all three shows. Presale tickets on the SCI Tour page start at 10 a.m. Wednesday. LINK

The band is celebrating its 25th year.

In March 2018, the bluegrass and jam band from Telluride, Colorado, played three consecutive nights on the other side of the lake, the Crystal Bay Casino. It was the conclusion of a Winter Carnival tour in which SCI performed in smaller venues in mountain towns.

The musicians — Michael Kang (guitar, fiddle), Michael Travis (drums), Bill Nershi (guitar), Kyle Hollingsworth (keyboards), Keith Moseley (bass), and Jason Hann (percussionist) — decorated the stage with lamps and rugs, upon which they stood barefoot and thrilled enthusiastic crowds of mostly out-of-town concertgoers.

Other shows announced today: Feb. 15-17 at The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas, April 19-20 at the Fabulous Fox in St. Louis, May 3 at the Orpheum Theater in New Orleans, May 4-5 at Mardi Gras World (with Pigeons Playing Ping Pong) in New Orleans, May 24 at DelFest in Cumberland, Maryland, May 25-27 in the Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, New York and FloydFest in Floyd, Virginia.

Related story: Photos from String Cheese Incident’s Crystal Bay Casino shows last winter.

Related Story: Review of Night 1 in 2018.

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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