Performances: April 5 -12
Friday, April 5
Jerusalem String Quartet: The Israel-based Jerusalem String Quartet will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 5, and at 3 p.m. Saturday, April 6, in the Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., on the Southern Oregon University campus. Friday’s concert will feature music by Haydn, Bartók, and Beethoven; Saturday’s performance includes works by Ravel, Beethoven, and Debussy. Tickets are $35, $5 for full-time students, children eight or younger and Oregon Trail Card holders. To purchase tickets see chambermusicconcerts.org or call the Box Office at 541-552-6154 or 541-552-6348. Pre-concert lectures will be given one hour before each performance in Room 132 of the Music building.
Nichole & Rick: Singer, songwriter and guitarist Rick Millward and vocalist Nichole Dahl will play a mix of classic and contemporary rock and pop, along with original music, at 7 p.m. Friday, April 5, at Kindred Spirits Wine Bar, 106 Talent Ave., Talent. See kindredspirits.com or call 541-821-0651.
‘The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee’: This Tony Award-winning charmer takes place in a middle school gymnasium, where a handful of puberty-plagued nerds and brainiacs — overseen by grown-ups only marginally more developed — contends for the prize of the top speller in the county. A tuneful, poignant, hilarious look at the travails of competition. Performances are set for 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 5, and at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 6, at the Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford. Tickets are $28, $10 for ages 22 and younger, and can be purchased online at craterian.org, at the box office, 16 S. Bartlett St., or by calling 541-779-3000.
Lee Stewart: Keyboard player and singer Lee Stewart will perform at 5 p.m. Friday, April 5, at Schmidt Family Vineyards, 330 Kubli Road, Grants Pass, Admission is free. See sfvineyards.com or call 541-846-9985.
Saturday, April 6
Cover 3: Lead vocalist Michael Campbell, guitarist Chris Graves and percussionist Kevin Masterson will perform contemporary, country, Motown classics, R&B and everything in between at 6 p.m. Saturday, April 6, at South Stage Cellars, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville. See southstagecellars.com or call 541-899-9120.
Jefferson Baroque Orchestra: The orchestra will perform the instrumental suite “Hipochondrie” and two examples of Zelenka’s sacred vocal works, “Miserere” and “Missa dei filii,” at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 6, at Newman United Methodist Church, 132 N.E. B St., Grants Pass, and at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 7, at Ashland First United Methodist Church, 175 N. Main St., Ashland. Admission is $20, $18 for seniors, $5 for students, and can be purchased at the door. See jeffersonbaroque.org or call 541-683-6648 for information.
Sunday, April 7
Jeff Kloetzel: Singer, songwriter and guitarist Jeff Kloetzel will perform an acoustic mix of folk, pop and soul at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 7, at Pebblestone Cellars, 1670 Pioneer Road, Phoenix. See pebblestonecellars.com or call 541-512-1704.
Tuesday, April 9
‘The Mikado’: Performed by the New York Gilbert and Sullivan Players and the New York Asian American theatrical community, this production of the 1885 comedic opera offers a fresh historical context and diverse casting. The action begins in 1884 at the D’Oyly Carte Theater Company, where Gilbert and Sullivan meet with their producer, Richard D’Oyly Carte, to plan their next opera. What ensues is a dreamy love story satirizing Victorian culture, all set in a fictionalized Japan. Performance is set for 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 9, at the Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford. Tickets are $48, $45 or $42, and $36, $33 or $30 for ages 22 and younger, and can be purchased online at craterian.org, at the box office, 16 S. Bartlett St., or by calling 541-779-3000.
Wednesday, April 10
Adam Gabriel: Singer and songwriter Adam Gabriel will perform acoustic soul music at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 10, at South Stage Cellars, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville. See southstagecellars.com or call 541-899-9120.
Friday, April 12
Rogue Comedy Underground: Local and regional comedians will perform at 9 p.m. Friday, April 12, at Cattlemen’s Saloon, 108 Depot St., Rogue River. Admission is free. Must be 21 or older. See roguecomedyunderground.com.
Nicole and Rick: Singer-songwriter Rick Millward and vocalist Nicole Dahl will play a mix of favorite classic and current rock, pop and original music at 5 p.m. Friday, April 12, at The Urban Cork, 330 N. Fir St., Medford. See theurbancork.com or call 541-500-8778.
Frankie Hernandez Band: Singer, songwriter and guitar and horn player Frankie Hernandez and his band will play soul-infused funk at 6 p.m. Friday, April 12, at RoxyAnn Winery, 3285 Hillcrest Road, Medford. Admission is $7. See roxyann.com.
David Pinsky and Phil Newton: The guitar and harmonica duo will play original ’60s-style Chicago blues duets at 5 p.m. Friday, April 12, at Schmidt Family Vineyards, 330 Kubli Road, Grants Pass, Admission is free. See sfvineyards.com or call 541-846-9985.