Arriving to The Ridge Tahoe early for the weekend? Go where the locals go every Thursday evening through summer in South Lake Tahoe. Live at Lakeview is a free summer music series at Lakeview Commons that features music from top local, regional and national touring music acts.

The series takes place every Thursday from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. through August 27 at Lakeview Commons located at the intersection of Highway 50 and Lakeview Avenue.

Beach, beers and live music in Tahoe South - there is nothing better. Photo: Lauren Lindley

Beach, beers and live music in Tahoe South – there is nothing better.
Photo: Lauren Lindley

Music lovers of all ages are invited to enjoy this free live smoke-free music event that features delicious local food, beverages and unique vendors along the shore of beautiful Lake Tahoe at El Dorado Beach. With stunning views, stand up paddle board rentals, a beautiful sandy beach, amphitheater seating and beer garden, the event has turned into “the place” where locals meet up for live outdoor music on Thursdays.

Parking is limited and many locals bike or hike in. Check with The Ridge Tahoe concierge about shuttle buses that will take you from The Ridge Tahoe to Live at Lakeview.

This week’s lineup features Fish Out of Water and Taking Root, performing reggae, funk and rock music. The reggae continues July 23 with Rian Basilio and The Roosters plus Weapon and the July 30 show brings Dad’s LPs with rock and pop favorites and string-grass-folk music with Worn Out Welcome.

Follow Live at Lakeview on Facebook for the latest concert, food and venue lineup or you can check out this video spot.

What are your early evening Thursday plans?

Nestled on a spectacular Sierra Nevada ridge above Lake Tahoe, and overlooking the breathtaking and beautiful Carson Valley, this 11 acre hotel resort offers year-round vacation rentals with panoramic views and luxurious accommodations. Complimentary Health Club, Indoor Sports Complex, Indoor/Outdoor Swimming Pools and Jacuzzis, Restaurant, Deli, Market, Full Service Spa and more are all on-site. Complimentary shuttle service whisks guests 5 miles to Lake Tahoe and casino nightlife.

The Ridge provides a variety of great Lake Tahoe lodging options with choices perfect for family vacations or romantic getaways. Options include deluxe hotel rooms, one and two bedroom condominium suites with full kitchens.

Summer offers an exciting array of activities on property and on Lake Tahoe. Our pool, spa, tennis courts, rock climbing wall and hiking trails are all a few minutes from your front door. Just down the hill are Lake Tahoe’s beautiful beaches, boating, paddleboarding and kayaking

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For your wedding day we have ceremony sites with breathtaking views and the experienced staff to help make it the perfect day. For your business meetings we have all the A/V and technical resources you require to maximize your productivity. For family reunions our variety of lodging choices and countless onsite activities make it the perfect location to bring everyone together.