Local songwriter showcase celebrates five years

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RENO, Nev. (KOLO) Local songwriter showcase "Loud as Folk" celebrates its fifth anniversary with a five day music festival, benefiting a local non-profit, beginning Wednesday, April 6th, 2016.

"Loud as Folk is a monthly event that highlights northern Nevada's music scene while also bringing in headliners from across the region.

For the fifth anniversary of the event, a five day songwriter festival is being held at Pignic Pub and Patio. Each day hometown musician will share the stage with headliners from across the region. Different food trucks will also be on scene every night.

"Loud as Folk" is always a free event, with a $5 suggested donation. Each month, the donation benefits a different charity or local organization. Donations made this month will benefit Reno Art Works, an organization that provides a workplace for artists of all mediums.

All shows will are hosted by "Loud As Folk" founder Spike McGuire.

Wednesday - 4/6 - 7pm
Headliner - Mariee Sioux (Nevada City, CA) via Fresh Bakin'
Hometown - Jonie Blinman, Chris Wyatt Scott, Delani White
Food Truck - Pho Real llc.

Thursday - 4/7 - 8pm
Headliner - Olaf Vali Duna (Portland, OR)
Hometown - Sil Shoda Music, Josiah knight, Lucas Paul Young
Food Truck - Starkeys Food Truck - Stoked Pizza and Sushi

Friday - 4/8 - 8pm
Headliner - Acousta Noir (Roseberg, OR)
Hometown - John Underwood, Todd C. South, Greg Gilmore
Food Truck - Famous Dave's Food Truck - Reno

Saturday - 4/9 - 8pm
Headliners - Willy Tea Taylor (Oakdale, CA) / Tom Vandenavond (Green Bay, WI)
Hometown - Six Mile Station, Bryan Jones Music (Buster Blue)
Food Truck - Battle Born Food Truck and Catering

Sunday - 4/10 - 1pm - Booze Brunch
Headliners - Frankie Boots And The County Line (Sebastopol, CA), The John Dough Boys (Medford, OR)
Homeskillet - Strictly Business
Food Truck - The Crêpist Crepe Carte