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Artown organizers have unveiled the roster of events for the month-long arts festival held every July in Reno. KUNR%u2019s Michael Hagerty has more.

Artown organizers have unveiled the roster of events for the month-long arts festival held every July in Reno. KUNR's Michael Hagerty has more.

Artown opens July 1st with the Mickey Hart Band, lead by the former drummer from the Grateful Dead. And the public will get a chance to play in a drum circle with Hart. Other featured acts include: Maceo Parker, the music director for James Brown; the Preservation Hall Jazz Band; bluegrass act the Del McCoury Band; big band singer Michael Feinstein and vocal ensemble Chanticleer.