september, 2021

01sepAll Day062021 Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-off

Event Details

Join Back Forty at the Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-off in Sparks, Nevada, September 1 – 6! 🤠
Since 1991, Back Forty has been invited to compete in the cook-off and every year we work hard to represent the Bay Area and our coveted Authentic Austin recipes.
The team will be heading out of town a few days before the event to get set up, and ready to endure 6 days of smokin’ fun. Though it is always an enjoyable trip, it is a competition, so we will have our focus on bringing home the GOLD again!
So come see and support Back Forty, and enjoy some award-winning ribs while we turn up the heat on the competition at the cook-off! 🔥
Let the best rib win! 🐖
For more information about the event, head to: http://www.nuggetribcookoff.com

Time

september 1 (Wednesday) - 6 (Monday)

Location

Nugget Casino Resort

1100 Nugget Ave, Sparks, Nevada

03sep6:00 pm10:00 pmLive music by Aaron Pearson

Event Details

Join us for live music by Aaron Pearson downstairs in the Saloon from 6-10 pm!

Aaron Pearson’s Copy Cat Killers is an all-pro hard & heavy classic rock cover band. This band makes people feel like they are at an arena concert in a bar! AP’s Copy Cat Killers, having played all types of events ranging from bar/nightclub situations to festivals to country club and corporate events, have the experience to rock your world regardless of venue size. Listen while they play all your favorite FM hits: AC/DC, Van Halen, Guns&Roses, Ozzy, AliceinChains, Whitesnake, Dio, Tom Petty, Ratt, Def Leopard, Bon Jovi, Hendrix, Pantera, Judas Priest, Led Zeppelin and many others. All 4 members sing harmonies, bringing back the rich textures so often lost with bar band renditions.

The band is made up by 3 members of Vicious Rumors (3 cds on Atlantic Records & 15 years of international touring sharing festival stages with acts such as Dio, Black Sabbath, WASP, Twisted Sister, Nazreth, Aerosmith, etc) led by Aaron Pearson on vocals and guitar. Aaron Pearson, respected throughout the music industry as a solid businessman for his longtime custom case making company also is known for his work with musical groups such as Eddy Money and Last Laugh. His Copy Cat Killers are a welcome change from the average cover band both in musical catalog and professionalism.

If hard & heavy classic rock is what you want for your Bar, Party, Casino, or Event, Aaron Pearson’s Copy Cat Killers is your band.

Check out Aaron Pearson’s album here!

Time

(Friday) 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Location

Saloon

Pleasant Hill, CA 94523 United States

04sep6:00 pm10:00 pmLive Music by Ken Cooper

Event Details

Join us for live music in the Back Forty Saloon by Ken Cooper, from 6-10pm!

Ken Cooper is one of the best liked and respected musicians in the Diablo Valley area. The talented guitarist-singer can be seen every week performing with one of his great bands or solo. He is very versatile and can rock out on a big stage or play gentle music in an intimate restaurant.

A longtime career musician, he also has a recording studio/production company where he arranges, performs and records original music, Country Clubs, Hotels, Winerys, Churches, Resorts, Fairs and Auditoriums are other venues where he regularly plays music.

He has been the opening act for Rock Legends Roger McGuinn and Dave Mason, and Folk Legend John Stewart among others.

Learn more about Ken Cooper, and his music here!

Time

(Saturday) 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Location

Saloon

Pleasant Hill, CA 94523 United States

10sep6:00 pm10:00 pmLive music by Rosie & Norman

Event Details

Join us for live music in the saloon by our very own, Rosaline Nawine aka Rosie! Rosie will be accompanied by her guitarist, Norman to rock the house in the saloon from 8pm – 10pm. Don’t miss it!

Time

(Friday) 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

11sep6:00 pm10:00 pmLive music by Alex DeLuca

Event Details

Alex DeLuca is playing in the downstairs Saloon 6-10 pm!

Time

(Saturday) 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Location

Saloon

Pleasant Hill, CA 94523 United States

17sep6:00 pm10:00 pmLive music by Eric Eckstein

Event Details

Eric Eckstein is a local bay area musician with a unique style of guitar playing. As a “finger picker”, Eric is able to cover a wide range of musical styles from contemporary to classic. His repertoire includes blues and folk music, classic rock, Jazz standards as well as songs from today’s contemporary artists.

Originally from New York, where Eric played the Greenwich Village music scene as a front man for the band Boyzlife until moving out west Eric is also an accomplished post production engineer and was one of the founding partners of One Union Recording Studios in San Francisco.

Talent and technology combine to create rich layered textures that make him sound like a whole band is coming from the stage.

Whether he is performing cover material or his original compositions, Eric is a real crowd pleaser! You will find Eric playing at Local restaurants, bars, wineries, community events and private parties all over the bay area.

Time

(Friday) 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Location

Saloon

Pleasant Hill, CA 94523 United States

18sep6:00 pm10:00 pmLive music by Paul Trombetta

Event Details

Join us for live music by singer/guitarist, Paul Trombetta downstairs in the saloon from 6-10 pm!

Time

(Saturday) 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Location

Saloon

Pleasant Hill, CA 94523 United States

24sep6:00 pm10:00 pmLive Music by Stan Erhart

Event Details

Join us for live music by Stan Erhart downstairs in the saloon, from 6-10pm!

Stan Erhart is a fun & funky mix of some of the finest musicians in the San Francisco Bay Area. This group throws down the jams, covering R&B, Rock, Blues, & Soul-Jazz classics, plus their own well crafted Originals. Tunes & genres are mixed & stirred to create the band’s signature danceable ‘stew’. Delivering tight energetic arrangements with great vocals is what they do best.

Learn more about Stan Erhart’s music here!

Time

(Friday) 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Location

Saloon

Pleasant Hill, CA 94523 United States

25sep6:00 pm10:00 pmLive music by Paul Trombetta

Event Details

Join us for live music by singer/guitarist, Paul Trombetta downstairs in the saloon from 6-10 pm!

Time

(Saturday) 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Location

Saloon

Pleasant Hill, CA 94523 United States

25sep6:30 pm10:00 pmMartinez Martini Shakeoff

Event Details

Join us again at the Annual Martini Shakeoff on Saturday, September 25! Our very own Dani will be serving up a special concoction, but you’ll have to show up to get a taste! Tickets and additional info available at martinezmartini.com

Time

(Saturday) 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Location

Martinez Martini Shakeoff

525 Henrietta Street