Photo: Playing in his honor |

Photo: Playing in his honor

Playing in his honor Two-piece band Genmaicha performs Friday night at the the 12th annual Nevada Union Unplugged/Plugged In Show at the Don Baggett Theatre. The show honored NU graduate Alex Torres van Kriedt, whose band Ivory Tower had obtained a recording contract. He was killed in a car accident two months after graduating from Nevada Union in 2005. A $200 award will presented to an NU musician in his name.

Support Local Journalism

Support Local Journalism

Readers around Grass Valley and Nevada County make The Union’s work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Your donation will help us continue to cover COVID-19 and our other vital local news.


Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User