The Nevada Theatre

The Nevada Theatre is California’s oldest original-use theater. It is located downtown in the picturesque gold mining town of Nevada City. The building, California Historic Landmark No. 863, has seen thousands of presentations over its near-150 year history including performances from Mark Twain and Emma Nevada to Mötley Crüe and The Second City comedy troupe. Today it is a vital part of the community and is used for live theatre, movies, and special events.

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Nevada City Live concert series

October 3 through November 8

Produced by Paul Emery Presents

All shows start at 8pm. Tickets are $20. Tickets are on sale on at BriarPatch Co-op in Grass Valley and Yabobo in Nevada City. Tickets are for sale for all shows through Vendini.

The Nevada City Live series features a special concert on Tuesday, October 14 by George Winston to benefit the Bridge Street Project, KVMR's new home and a much-needed backstage area for the Nevada Theatre. VIP ticket holders receive reserved seating and a reception in the new KVMR Community Room/Performance Studio. For more information on this special benefit concert visit the concert’s information page.

You can find more information on these shows plus the entire lineup at

The Nevada Theatre Film Series


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