Positioned above the mighty Truckee River is the set for Moonshine Ink’s newest digital production series, Tiny Porch Concerts. Thus far we’ve had the pleasure of hosting Poor Man’s Whiskey, Fruition, and KBong (two integral members of Stick Figure, click here), all of whom you can find on our YouTube or Facebook pages. As the series moves forward we’re excited to announce we’ve partnered with the Crystal Bay Club for five more videos, and because the point is to celebrate musicians and the power of community journalism, we went out to ask our community which band they would love to get on our Tiny Porch?

MARK HENASEY, Truckee

Music school director/musician

Ween, they’re friends of mine that I grew up with. They are an international touring band, but they have played around Tahoe quite a bit including the Crystal Bay Club and High Sierra Music Festival.

Photos by Jeremy Jensen/Moonshine Ink

DONNA SCHNITZIUS, Truckee

Barista/nanny

The only people that I can think of that would be able to fit on a tiny stage would be the Deckheads, and I always love seeing them play around town and at Truckee Thursdays.

JOHN HEYNE, Truckee

Bartender/manager, Blue Coyote

I’m a bluegrass fan; we go to WinterWonderGrass every year. I’d love to see The Infamous Stringdusters or Greensky Bluegrass; I was a big Railroad Earth fan back in the day, but they’ve gotten a little more mellow in recent years.

STEPHANIE HOWARD, Truckee

Hair stylist

I like the reggae shows that come to town. I’ve seen The Wailers a few times, Ziggy Marley, and Burning Spear here at the Truckee amphitheater. Reggae is just good upbeat music, it puts me in a good mood and makes me want to dance.

BRIAN BERLINER, Truckee

Real Estate Agent, Chase International

I wouldn’t mind seeing Widespread Panic, they kind of do the whole Rockies and southwest areas. (Stick Figure comes on radio during interview) Maybe Stick Figure should come back!

 

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Jeremy Jensen
Truckee native Jeremy Jensen found his passion for photography over the course of many outdoor adventures. In college he combined geography studies with digital media in order to have a career in education and environmental advocacy. Most days he’s just figuring out how to see more of the world. Jensen is Moonshine Ink’s photographer and photo editor.

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