Guitar Strings vs. Chicken Wings To Heat Up Squaw Valley

A battle of epic proportions returns to Squaw Valley as restaurants and bands will fight for their respective title in The Village at Squaw Valley Friday, September 15 th during the annual Guitar Strings vs. Chicken Wings event.

Designed to make taste buds scream, Guitar Strings vs. Chicken Wings takes place from 5-9 p.m. with a nonstop barrage of spicy, flavor-packed goodness. And because this war is about more than just mouths, each restaurant is joining forces with a local band to crank this contest all the way to the max.

Chicken and music lovers are not going to want to miss a single stop on this around-the-valley face-off, with heated competition for both restaurants and music acts.

Guitar Strings vs Chicken Wings - Squaw Valley

Participating Restaurants
  • Auld Dubliner 
  • Fireside Pizza
  • Rocker@Squaw
  • Twenty Two Bistro
  • And new this year, the Chefs from High Camp at Squaw Valley. 
  • Truckee Tribe (at Auld Dubliner)
  • The Connor Party (at Fireside Pizza)
  • The Beer Gardeners (at Rocker@Squaw)
  • Ostricized (at Tram Plaza)
  • Chi McClean (at 22 Bistro)

Entry is a $5 donation and party-goers will get to pick the winners. Restaurants will battle for the Wing vs. Wing Champion Trophy as well as Wing and Band Best Pairing. The evening will begin at 5:00 p.m. in the Events Plaza. Event attendees will get great prices on delicious wings, with four wings for $5 or nine wings for $10, plus beer and drink specials available at each restaurant.

Proceeds from the entry donation will benefit Tahoe Institute of Natural Sciences (TINS), a local member-supported nonprofit organization seeking to advance the natural history, conservation, and ecosystem knowledge of the Tahoe region through science, education and outreach. The organization has a long-term goal of bringing a world-class interpretive nature center and educational facility to the Tahoe area.

Those who think they can handle the heat, spice and flavor, will not want to miss Guitar Strings vs. Chicken Wings, Friday, September 15 for a hot and spicy fight to the finish. Find out more at

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