The Reno Swing Set  plays a variety of music including Bluegrass, Dawg Music, Celtic, Gypsy Jazz, Swing Tunes of the 30’s and 40’s, and Western Swing. All with acoustic instrumentation.

The Reno Swing Set members are:  Bill McKean–Guitars, Michael Madan–Mandolin, Jon Anderson–Flute, Saxes, Pennywhistle and percussion, and Linda Madan–Acoustic Upright Bass.

The Reno Swing Set has been  together for about four years and have performed to appreciative audiences in Reno, Virginia City, Carson City,  Moab Utah, Grass Valley Ca., and recently at The Strawberry Music Festival.  In addition, we have  performed last  summer at The Bowers Mansion Bluegrass Festival, last fall at The Millpond Music Festival in Bishop Ca. and again in Moab Utah, as well as providing live music to silent movies at the Good Luck MacBeth Theater in Midtown, Reno for three years running .  We also appeared at The Susanville Bluegrass Festival this past June and  were a part of Artown in Reno this past July and The Jazz and More Festival in Carson City last August.  Our complete schedule is updated on this website.

Here is a video of some of our set at Bowers Mansion Bluegrass Festival 2017   https://youtu.be/31EtcM6pGvQ

D’No from The Red Dog Saloon in Virginia City, NV   https://youtu.be/RBXHEE8AO2k

Please visit our Facebook page where we have short historical video of our early days as a band, photos, event postings and performance schedule updates.  https://www.facebook.com/renoswingset/

We have some other YouTube videos as well– https://youtu.be/QDav3EnPTbA


Here is one where we are joined by The Caro Aonzo Trio at The Mountain Music Parlor — https://youtu.be/9dWoz4_ePkg