RENO — Every year, the Food Bank of Northern Nevada presents a concert during Artown to raise money to feed hungry people and remind everyone that hunger is an issue that is faced all year. This year, the food bank is celebrating the summer with Grammy nominated and Contemporary Female Blues Artist of the Year Ruthie Foster. The Ruthie Foster Making Hunger History concert will be held at the Robert Z. Hawkins Amphitheater at Bartley Ranch on Friday. Gates will open at 6 p.m. and the show begins at 7:15 p.m. Tickets cost $20 for general admission seats and $15 for general admission lawn. One-hundred percent of the proceeds benefit the Food Bank of Northern Nevada.
Food and beverages will be available from Great Basin Brewing Co., Qdoba Mexican Grill, Famous Dave’s and Bo Dawgs. A raffle to benefit the Food Bank of Northern Nevada programs will also be at the event.
Tickets are available online at www.fbnn.org, or by visiting Recycled Records at 3344 Kietzke Lane or by visiting at Maytan Music at 777 S. Center St. in Reno. Bartley Ranch Regional Park and Hawkins Amphitheater is located at 6000 Bartley Ranch Road in Reno.