Reno is Artown

Artown presents a new headliner series this July in the Robert Z. Hawkins Amphitheater at Bartley Ranch. Los Lonely Boys will kick-off the series on Thursday, July 10th; Guitarist Jesse Cook will perform on Thursday, July 17th; An Evening With Judy Collins will be presented on Thursday, July 24th; and one of America’s most enduring singer/songwriters, Don McLean, will perform on Thursday, July 31st. 

All performances are at 7:30 p.m.  Prices are $45.00 for reserved seats and $35.00 for lawn seating and are available only at

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Judy Collins (July 24)
has thrilled audiences worldwide with her unique blend of interpretative folksongs and contemporary themes. She is an American singer and songwriter known for her eclectic tastes in the material she records which has included folk, show tunes, pop, rock and roll and standards as well as her social activism.  Visit for more information on this performer.



Don McLean (July 31) is one of America’s most enduring singer-songwriters and is forever associated with his classic hits “American Pie”, “Vincent (Starry Starry Night)”, “Crying”, “And I Love You So”, and “Castles In The Air”. Since first hitting the charts in 1971, Don has amassed over 40 gold and platinum records world-wide and, in 2004, was inducted into the Songwriters’ Hall of Fame. His songs have been recorded by artists from every musical genre, most notably Madonna’s No. 1 recording of “American Pie” in 2000 and George Michael’s version of “The Grave” in 2003, sung in protest at the Iraq War.   For more information on Don McLean, visit