Hawkeye Herman and Friends plays a benefit blues concert tonight for Ashland Community Theatre.

Hawkeye Herman and Friends plays a benefit blues concert tonight for Ashland Community Theatre.

The 8 p.m. concert is set at Avalon Bar and Grill, 105 W. Valley View Road, Talent. Tickets are $15.

All proceeds from admission costs will benefit Ashland Community Theatre.

The small theater's current production, "Taking Sides," a drama set in World War II, is being staged at Havurah Shir Hadash in Ashland.

This will be a rare local performance for bluesman Herman, who extensively tours the U.S. performing a variety of traditional blues, ballads, swing and original tunes.