Concerts: Wednesday, Jan. 23
Friday, Jan. 25
Danielle Kelly Jazz Trio: Singer Danielle Kelly, guitar player Paul Turnipseed and stand-up bassist Jeff Addicott perform at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.
True Reactions: The band will play power R&B at 6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25, at Roxy Ann Winery, 3285 Hillcrest Road, Medford. Admission is $5 to $7. See roxyann.com or call 541-776-2315.
ensemble 4.1: Four wind soloists from top German orchestras — oboe, clarinet, bassoon, and horn — and one pianist, Thomas Hoppe, make up ensemble 4.1. The group will perform music by Beethoven, Dorman and von Herzogenberg at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25, in the Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., at Southern Oregon University in Ashland. Tickets are $35 or $42, $5 for full-time university students, ages 8 and older, and Oregon Trail Card holders, and can be purchased at chambermusicconcerts.org or by calling 541-552-6154 or 541-552-6348.
Rogue Valley Symphony w/Jeffrey Biegel: The symphony, conducted by Martin Majkut, will perform American composer Christopher Theofanidis’ Piano Concerto No. 2 with soloist Jeffrey Biegel at the keyboard at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25, at the Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford; 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, at the Music Recital Hall, 450 Mountain Ave., at Southern Oregon University, Ashland; and at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 27, in the Grants Pass Performing Arts Center, 830 N.E. Ninth St. The program also will include Jean Sibelius’ “Finlandia” and Ralph Vaughn Williams’ Symphony No. 5. Majkut will present talks about the music one hour before each show. Tickets are $15 to $53 for the Craterian show; $36 to $60 for the SOU show; and $15 to $45 for the Grants Pass show. Tickets are $15 for age 6 through 22 at all shows. All tickets can be purchased at rvsymphony.org or by calling 541-708-6400. Craterian tickets also are available at craterian.org or by calling 541-779-3000.
Ashland Jazz Festival: Ashland High School Grizz Band presents its second annual jazz festival at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Jan. 25-26, in the school’s Mountain Avenue Theatre, 201 S. Mountain Ave. Advanced jazz students from several schools will share the stage with professional musicians. AHS’ Jazz Ensemble and the Michelle Medler Quartet perform Jan. 25, and AHS’ Combo and Regional All-Stars perform with drummer Mel Brown Jan. 26. Tickets are $20 for the Jan. 25 show, $30 for the Jan. 26 show, and can be purchased at the door or at grizzband.seatyourself.biz. This festival is supported in part by the Kipp Crawford Memorial Fund of the Ashland Schools Foundation. Contributions help create opportunities for high-school jazz studies.
Brian Freeman: Brian Freeman’s annual “Evening of Scottish Music,” featuring the songs of Scottish poet Robert Burns, will be at 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, at Trinity Episcopal Church, 44 N. Second St., Ashland. The performance features Freeman on guitar, octave mandolin and Scottish vocals, James Keigher on bodhran and mando-cello, and Michaella Brynn on pipes. Pre-show music will be presented by flutist Tish McFadden and harpist Kathleen Page. Tickets are $15, $5 for ages 11 and younger, and can be purchased at Music Coop, 268 E. Main St., or at the door. Call 541-482-1915 to reserve tickets.
Saturday, Jan. 26
Stardust Trio: Singer Kacie Bowmer, guitarist Tim Church and bassist Michael Barth will play a mix of standards at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.
Laura Berman: Singer, songwriter and pianist Laura Berman will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, at the Havurah Synagogue, 185 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland. Berman’s newest studio album, “Home,” was produced by Roman Morykit of Gypsy Soul. Tickets are $15 at the door. Call 541-488-7716 for information.
Jefferson State Chorale Coalition: Singer, composer and conductor Kirby Shaw, choreographer Markita Shaw and the Jefferson State Chorale Coalition will present “Broadway Our Way,” a program of well-known songs such as “Climb Every Mountain,” “Till There Was You,” “From This Moment On,” “I Got Sun in the Morning” and “The Impossible Dream” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, at the Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford. Look for Kirby Shaw’s arrangement of “It’s a Grand Night For Singing,” accompanied by a rhythm and horn section, and his a cappella settings of “Where Is Love” and “Make Them Hear You,” along with Markita Shaw’s Jefferson State Moving Company dance to “All That Jazz.” Tickets are $25, $10 for students, and can be purchased online at craterian.org, at the box office, 16 S. Bartlett St., or by calling 541-779-3000.
Sunday, Jan. 27
Tony Brussat: Guitarists Tony Brussat and Dan Fellman and stand-up bassist Merrill Smith will perform “good old good ones from the jazz age” from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 27, at Paschal Winery, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent. Admission is free. See paschalwinery.com or call 541-535-7957
Paul Turnipseed Trio: Guitarist Paul Turnipseed, bassist Jeff Addicott and drummer Mike Fitch will perform a mix of New Orleans and Latin rhythms, along with jazz and blues standards, at 5 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 27, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.
San Francisco Opera Adler Fellows: San Francisco Opera’s resident ensemble, the 2019 Adler Fellows, will perform various works by opera’s greatest composers at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 27, in the Mountain Avenue Theatre at Ashland High School, 201 S. Mountain Ave. Tickets are $25, $5 for students, and can be purchased by calling 800-901-7173. The performance follows master opera classes led by Mark Morash, director of musical studies at the San Francisco Opera Center, on Saturday, Jan. 26, at the Unitarian Fellowship, 87 Fourth St. The classes are from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. and 3 to 5 p.m. and feature 10 emerging and professional West Coast opera singers. The public may observe. See bravaopera.com for information.
Wednesday, Jan. 30
Vanessa Finney Duo: Singer Vanessa Finney and guitarist Mark Hamersly will perform at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.
Jake Shimabukuro: Ukulele rock star Jake Shimabukuro will perform at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30, in the Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., at Southern Oregon University in Ashland. Shimabukuro’s music garnered mainstream attention when his ukulele arrangement of George Harrison’s “While My Guitar Gently Weeps” went viral in 2006 on YouTube. Today, he has his own artist line designed and manufactured by Kamaka, whom he describes as “the godfather of ukulele luthiers.” Tickets are $40, $15 for students, and can be purchased at oca.sou.edu/bos-office or by calling 541-552-6348.
Thursday, Jan. 31
SOU Wind and Jazz Ensembles: Oregon Center of the Arts will present “A Little Song, A Little Dance” by Southern Oregon University’s wind and jazz ensembles at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 31, in the Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., at SOU. Tickets are $10, $5 for seniors, and free for students, faculty and staff. See oca.sou.edu/bos-office or call 541-552-6348.