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All Day New Melones Lake Marina Presents Hyperlite Wake Weekend! June 14 - 16th
Angels Camp, CA...New Melones Lake Marina Presents Hyperlite Wake Weekend! June 14th-16th- come ride with the pros! New Melones Lake Marina is the only marina on New Melones Lake and is located at the Glory Hole Recreation Area in Angels Camp, CA. The lake offers a full service marina on the fourth largest reservoir in California, along with slip rentals, boat rentals, great fishing, gas, and a convenience store. We carry everything you need for a glorious day out on the lake — bait, groceries, cold drinks, ice, boating accessories, and much more! Come see for yourself.

Boat Rentals on New Melones Lake

23’ Axis T-23 Wake Surf Boat
This boat is the boat for all occasion. Our brand new sixteen passenger Wake Surfer Boat will bring you a day full of fun and memories made. This boat is great for both beginner and pro surfers and wakeboarders. With just one easy push of a button, you’ll be creating the perfect customized waves to surf on. The T23 Axis Wake Surf Boat also comes equipped with tower speakers giving you the opportunity to blast the tunes away while cruising the lake. We offer both daily and hourly rentals for this boat.

Sport Pontoon
This amazing boat is a great way to relax while cruising the New Melones Lake Marina. The 24’ Bennington “Gold Class” Sport Pontoon Boat is able to hold up to twelve passengers. Equipped with 150 horsepower, this boat will have you sailing around in no time. While you sit back and relax you can enjoy the views of your party members tubing or boarding behind you. The special perk about this boat is it is a tritoon boat. This means there is a 3rd pontoon that helps increase the boat’s performance providing stability and better maneuverability. Check out this boat for your daily or hourly rental.

Super & Party Cruisers
At New Melones Lake Marina we offer three different cruisers for your partying pleasure. The 40’ Super Cruiser can hold up to twenty passengers and is equipped with 90 horsepower. This Super Cruiser has a bathroom, BBQ, slide, stereo, and a sun deck! The 50’ Deluxe Cruiser can hold up to twenty-four passengers. It also has a bathroom, BBQ, slide and sun deck. It also has a shower, stove, storage and lounge chairs to provide your group with plenty of seating. If you are looking for a big-time party, check out the 60’ Party Cruiser which holds up to thirty passengers. It comes equipped like the other cruisers but with ten extra feet of party room!

Sports Boats
If you are looking for a speed-rush, adrenaline filled day, look no further than the New Melones Lake Marina sport boat rentals. We have several different options for you to choose from when it comes to sport boats. Of which we have the 19’ Bluewater Runabout. This seven-passenger boat has plenty of power and is perfect for water skiing. It also comes equipped with a CD player for your listening pleasure. If you need a bit more room, check out our 21′ Malibu Wakesetter. This boat can hold up to ten passengers and comes with a whopping 310 of horsepower making it perfect for the water sports enthusiast.

Jet Skis
If you are looking for a fun and exciting way to cruise the New Melones Lake Marina, you need to check out our three passenger Waverunners. They are a great way to cruise around with friends and enjoy the water and sun. Not to mention the speed you will be able to gain on a jet ski! These are a great option to add some fun and excitement to your day. We can rent these to you at a daily rate, or if you are looking for just a quick cruise we rent hourly as well.

Having the option to take several days for a vacation trip is always an exciting time. But where do you go and then where do you sleep? Choose New Melones Lake Marina for your watercraft rentals. Renting a houseboat will give you the option to not only have adventures on the water but also provide you with a place to sleep. Depending on the houseboat you choose they can sleep anywhere from 8 to 16 people. Our houseboats come with a kitchen for you to cook up tasty meals including a refrigerator, stove, and oven. Don’t forget to bring your grilling foods to use on the provided propane BBQ grill. They also have a bathroom providing you with all the comfort and amenities you may need while on the water.

Patio Boats
New Melones Lake Marina patio boats are a great option for a day on the lake. The patio boats offer a covered deck providing protection from the hot sun and plenty of space for your friends and family to sit back and relax. The 22’ BBQ Patio Boat holds ten passengers and is set up perfectly for grilling up some food on the provided BBQ. The 30’ Premier Patio Boat also holds ten passengers, but with the added room there is a bathroom for your convenience. If you are looking for a bit more, check out the 35’ Sunsetter. This rental has everything you need for a great get-away. It comes equipped with a BBQ, slide, bathroom and an enclosed cabin that can sleep up to four people.

Fishing Boats
New Melones Lake Marina is a great spot to go fishing. We offer 14’ fishing boat rentals for your use. You can either rent the fishing boat for the entire day or at an hourly rate. Our four passenger, 15 horsepower fishing boat will be able to take you all over the lake ensuring you catch that big catch of the day. Don’t forget to stop into one of our easy access convenient stores, both floating and land-based, for your live bait and fishing accessories.

What better way to top of a great day on the lake than with a watercraft toy rental? When renting a boat, don’t forget to snag a toy. For beginner water adventurers, renting a tube is a great option. All you have to do is sit down, hold tight and enjoy. If you’re feeling a bit more adventurous, a kneeboard may be the option for you. Those of you that know your way around on the water should look into renting either a wakeboard, wake surfboard or water skis! All of these water toys will add to your already amazing day on the water.

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All Day What's Happening in Murphys Through June 18th
Murphys, CA...What’s Happening June 11-18, 2019. Try out the Saturday Hopper bus service running between Valley Springs and Arnold with stops in Murphys & Ironstone from February to October. Enjoy a day in Murphys and leave the driving to Calaveras Transit! Saturdays in Murphys - Walking Tours of Historic Downtown Murphys are available at no charge (donations gratefully accepted) on Saturday mornings at 10am leaving from the Old Timers Museum. Please contact Tim Chisholm at (209) 728-8511 to confirm dates and times or make arrangements for large groups. No tours on event days! Thursdays & Saturdays from June through November – Ballroom Dancing Classes at Murphys School of Music – Come alone or with a friend. No sign-ups or monthly commitment - Call 209-813-0696 for dates and times.

June 13, 2019 – Thriving Every Other Thursday at Outer Aisle - Every other Thursday we celebrate diversity, nutrition, and artistry – you can enjoy a meal and shop the produce market beginning at 6 pm. Call 209-728-1164 for more information or visit

June 13-15, 2019 – Murphys Irish Pub gets Lively on Thursday - Saturday nights from 6:30-9:30 pm.

June 14, 2019 – Grover Anderson & The Lampoliers at the Jazz Cellars Tasting Room – 4-7 pm

June 14, 2019 – Totally Twisted Fridays at the Twisted Oak Tasting Room on Main Street - Another great night in The Enchanted Garden! Excited to have Rachael Wilson perform again!!! A very talented young lady. Enjoy the delicious Tri Tipery Food Truck parked out front and Twisted Oak yummy wines! See you there from 5-8pm!!

June 14, 2019 – FM on The Green with the Bear Boogie Band – Join us at the Forest Meadows Golf Course from 6-8pm for the 2019 Concert Series! 633 Forest Meadows Drive - No cover! Beer, wine and BBQ meals available for purchase. No outside food or beverages. Bring a chair. Carpooling is good! Great music! Great people! Great time!

June 14, 2019 – Friday Night Music at Alchemy – Two For The Road will be performing from 6:00pm-8:30pm. Call (209) 728-0700 for reservations.

June 15, 2019 – Live Music at the Jazz Cellars Tasting Room – 2-5pm with Terra & Keith

June 16, 2019 – Sunday Funday Mimosas at Milliaire Tasting Room - Celebrate the bubbly side of Milliaire! Enjoy a Mimosa out on our Creekside Patio or in our Tasting Room and start your Sunday off right. Cheers!

June 16, 2019 – All You Can Eat Breakfast at the Native Sons Hall - Native Sons of the Golden West Monthly Breakfast – Chispa Parlor will serve an All You Can Eat Pancake Breakfast at the Native Sons Hall from 7:30 to 11:30 am. Served on the third Sunday of each month. For more information, call 209-728-8902.

June 15, 2019 – Terra & Keith at the Jazz Cellars Tasting Room – Live music and great wine from 2-5pm.

June 15, 2019 – Grover Anderson at Bistro Espresso in Arnold – 6-9 pm

June 17, 2019 – Live Music at Rob’s Place – Rob’s Place is so excited to announce that summer music will be starting up again! Nate Nathan Keyboard and vocals and the incredibly talented Nick Lefler guitar will be playing the in rotation every Monday from 5-8pm. Come hear both acts and enjoy some outdoor dining for a very musical Summer.

June 18, 2019 – Winemakers Night at Alchemy - Enjoy live music by Ras Beeken Dan while sipping Milliaire wines from 5:30-8pm. Call (209) 728-0700 for reservations.

June 18, 2019 – Taco Tuesdays at the Hovey Lawn - Every Tuesday from 5-8 pm, all summer long, for great wine, wonderful friends and yummy food. Who needs to cook when someone else can do it for you?
Visit MurphysLiveMusic on Facebook for more events from Copperopolis to Bear Valley.
04:30 PM - 05:30 PM Mentoring Program Information Session
Join us for one hour to learn about Young Adult Mentoring and Calaveras Youth Mentoring Program. We will give you an in-depth view of the role of a mentor and how to start the application process!
No commitment required. We rely on informed community members to spread the word about mentoring in Calaveras County! RSVP required to 209-736-6078 or
05:30 PM (Starts Tonight in Valley Springs) Calaveras County Arts Council Brings New Dates, New Venues, New B
San Andreas, CA...This summer the Calaveras County Arts Council will shake, rattle and roll summer nights with four new dates and two new venues for their signature admission-free Music in the Parks concert series. In 2019 the Council is shifting four of their weekly concerts to Friday nights—June 14, 21 and August 16 and 23. Wednesday nights—From June 26 to August 7—will ring with music. The time is still the same—6:30 to 8 p.m.—for all concerts. Also new this year: An art table at each concert, where kids of all ages can enjoy a different art experience each week, free of charge, while they listen to music.

While the traditional Wednesday night concerts have been popular, according to Executive Director Kathy Mazzaferro, “after much discussion, the board of directors decided that Music in the Parks would benefit from changing it up. Having looked at our programs for more than 25 years, we wondered, would Friday nights be more fun? Are there new venues we might want to explore? The only way to find out is to take a leap of faith and jump in with four Friday nights of music this summer.”

“We are particularly excited about our new venue in Valley Springs at the Observation Point Picnic Shelter at New Hogan Reservoir Outlook. It’s such a beautiful venue overlooking the lake. And this particular year the lake is full.” It’s a perfect spot for a Friday night concert (June 14), and the Sky Kings will fill the landscape with their blend of clear vocal harmonies and lush instrumentations that includes a horn section, pedal steel, and a world class rhythm section. They pay tribute to the early California country/rock scene with songs from artists like CSN, The Byrds, and Jackson Browne. But they’re not just a cover band; they blend original material seamlessly into their show. On Friday night, June 14th, you can let the kids play in the onsite playground while you relax and watch the night come up over the lake and sing along to the Sky Kings.

On Friday June 21, the sounds of Brazilian choro music by the new band Sambossa will transport you to the Copacabana in Rio de Janeiro—actually, Brice Station Vineyards above Murphys—with their soft melodic jazz with a compelling beat. A blend of European music and Afro-Brazilian percussion, it’s reminiscent of tango, bossa nova, and samba music; choro took the 19th century by storm and has never grown old. No offsite alcohol is allowed, but there will be wine and beer for sale and desserts from Red Apple to round out your picnic.

On Wednesday, June 26, Utica Park in Angels Camp will rock with local singer Brian Jirka and the Cabby Band. The band performs a mixture of soul, blues, rock, funk and even a pinch of reggae and country. On Wednesday June 10, the Stompbox Band will punch a hole in the air at Shutter Tree Park in Mokelumne Hill with covers people love to dance to. The Moke Hill Lions Club will be serving pie and ice cream so you can keep your energy up. If you haven’t heard the band’s powerhouse lead vocalist Kerry Tweedy belt out song after song, then you’re in for a treat. Hold on to your hair!

The next concert is on Wednesday July 17 at the Mountain Ranch Community Park. The Kool Shifters Band has a dance tune for everyone, and they’ll be playing 60s, 70s and 80s rhythm and blues and rock as well as country, and swing. Come early to this concert and enjoy a chicken barbecue dinner to help out the Mountain Ranch Youth Alliance; bring a donation of canned food or other shelf-stable donation for the food pantry in exchange for a free dessert.

On Wednesday July 24 Rail Road Flat enjoys the Random Strangers’ blend of classic country, roots-rock, folk, bluegrass, R&B and blues—a genre they call Rocking Americana. They deliver dynamite picking, smooth harmonies, blistering ballads, and foot stomping romps. The site is an elementary school, so it’s a zero-tolerance zone; no alcohol or drugs are allowed.

Last year the San Andreas concert moved into the town hall to escape the heat and the smoke. Everyone enjoyed it so much that the Arts Council is going to do it again this year on Wednesday July 31. Jana & Leroy will cool the air even more with their chill jazz, sultry blues, and bright pop music.

On Wednesday August 7, Michaela Macfarlane and Cantamos plays world music at Murphys Community park. It’s hard to pin them to any one genre; the band shifts seamlessly across the world music landscape, playing 1960s kitsch like These Boots Are Made For Walking (in French!) as well as rollicking Aretha Franklin covers.

When you take Celtic, Spanish, and Italian Music, and mix it up, you get the true nature of the Black Irish Band. They’ll play their upbeat brand of traditional and original folk music on Friday August 16 at Copperopolis (now known as The Square at Copper Valley).

Music in the Parks will close out summer in Arnold at Cedar Center on Friday August 23 with The Fixins, an up-and-coming Americana jam band based out of San Francisco that plays an original mix of folk, funk, roots, and blues music. They’ve been lighting up the Bay Area music scene with electrifying sets that capture the energy of the 60s and 70s rock and folk scenes. It’s just the way to turn down the lights on summer and welcome in fall.
08:00 PM - 10:00 PM Alejandro Escovedo with special guest – An evening of passionate rock at the Sutter Creek Theatre
Alejandro Escovedo with special guest – An evening of passionate rock - at the Sutter Creek Theatre
A celebrated singer and songwriter, Alejandro Escovedo has as eclectic a background and body of work as any rock artist of his generation. As comfortable performing with a string ensemble as he is with an amped-up power trio, and as likely to bare his soul in his lyrics as he is to lay out some serious rock & roll swagger, Escovedo had already played an important role in punk (with the Nuns), roots rock (the True Believers), and alt-country (Rank & File) before he launched a solo career that’s seen him work with everyone from John Cale to Bruce Springsteen. Beginning with 1992’s Gravity, Escovedo’s music has been literate, ambitious, and eclectic, with many of his best albums — 1996’s With These Hands, 2001’s A Man Under the Influence, and 2006’s The Boxing Mirror — exploring different genres and approaches from track to track, while his albums with producers Tony Visconti (2008’s Real Animal, 2010’s Street Songs of Love) and Peter Buck & Scott McCaughey (2016’s Burn Something Beautiful) helped him focus on passionate, guitar-based rock & roll.
The son of Mexican immigrants to Texas, Escovedo is from a family that includes several professional musicians, including his brothers (and percussionists) Coke Escovedo and Pete Escovedo, and Sheila E. (Pete’s daughter and Alejandro’s niece). Alejandro’s brother Mario fronted the hard rock band the Dragons, and another brother, Javier, was in the punk rock band the Zeros.
A recent tour of Europe found Escovedo sharing stages with the Italian rock band Don Antonio, and Escovedo struck up a friendship with the group’s leader, Antonio Gramentiere. The two collaborated on a set of songs about two young men — one from Italy, one from Mexico — who come to America to follow their dreams. Escovedo recorded the songs on his 2018 album The Crossing; Don Antonio served as his backing band for the sessions, with guest appearances from Wayne Kramer of the MC5, James Williamson of Iggy and the Stooges, and Peter Perrett of the Only Ones.
Crossing borders, jumping barriers, taking risks, betting it all: that’s the path Alejandro Escovedo has been taking in his lifelong search for the heart of rock and roll. His newest album, an epic 17 song suite “The Crossing” is about that journey: searching, but not necessarily finding, eyes and ears open all the way. Ranging from sweeping orchestral numbers to classic rock to bursts of 70s punk, the collection finds Escovedo delving further into his lifelong musical journey across his most sonically diverse work yet.
Escovedo appears with his full band and a special guest!
The historic Sutter Creek Theatre is an intimate 215 seat former silent film theatre with superb sound. Beer and wine at the venue. Tickets and video at the web site
Tickets $35 advance / $41 day of show
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