Performances: May 10 - May 17
Friday, May 10
Allison Scull and Victor Martin: Singer-songwriter and guitarist Allison Scull and sax player Victor Martin will play a mix of folk, jazz, blues and pop, along with Scull singing some of her original songs in French at 5:30 p.m. the second Friday of every month through Oct. 11, at DANCIN Vineyards, 4477 S. Stage Road, Medford. Admission is free. Call 541-245-1133 or dancinvineyards.com.
Sonic Gravity Jazz Quartet: The Sonic Gravity Jazz Quartet along with Steve Schein will play jazz tunes from the swing era at 6 p.m. Friday, May 10, at South Stage Cellars, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville. See southstagecellars.com or call 541-899-9120.
‘Woodstock Festival Celebration’: It’s 1969, and flower power is alive and well on stage as the Craterian Music Hall pays tribute to the music and performers of the era in “Woodstock Festival Celebration” at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, May 10-11, at the Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford. The band will rock the music of Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendix, Johnny Winter, Credence Clearwater Revival, Jefferson Airplane, Grateful Dead, Santana, Arlo Guthrie, Canned Heat, Tim Hardin, Joan Baez, John Sebastian, Mountain and many more. A complimentary beer tasting will be offered before each show at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $28 and can be purchased online at craterian.org, at the box office, 16 S. Bartlett St., or by calling 541-779-3000.
Saturday, May 11
Rick and Nicole: Singer-songwriter Rick Millward and singer Nicole Dahl will play a mix of contemporary rock, pop and original music from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, May 11, at South Stage Cellars, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville. See southstagecellars.com or call 541-899-9120.
Circus Festivus: The Ashland Circus Guild will present “Circus Festivus!” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 11, at Le Cirque Centre, 280 E. Hersey St., No. 12, Ashland. Look for performances by Sonya Smith, The Empyrean Aerialists, Mountain Parkour, actress Rebekka Swan, Heart Fool the Clown, aerialists Anna Michelina Brisee and Erika Lynn Bakke, and more. Live music by Whiskey Remission and singer Milana Alana Allen. Admission is $12, $10 for students. Tickets are available at The Music Coop, 268 E. Main St., Ashland, and at Le Cirque Center. Call 541-301-6804.
House Concert: Québec fiddler, piano player and singer Sophie Lavioe, uilleann piper Fiachra O’Regan, and guitarist André Marchand, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 11, at a house concert in Ashland. Admission is $15 to 25. Reservations and directions are available by email at email@example.com or by calling541-301-5306.
Sunday, May 12
Rick Millward: Singer, songwriter and guitarist Rick Millward will perform a mix of pop, rock, folk and jazz during a Mother’s Day Tea, from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 12, at Edenvale Winery, 2310 Voorhies Road, Medford. Admission is $35, $20 for children 12 and older, $15 for children younger than 12; children 2 and younger get in free. Admission includes a buffet and light refreshments. See edenvalleyorchards.com or call 541-512-2955.
Ur Mom: The band will play a mix of rock, blues, country and soul at 1 p.m. Sunday, May 12, at Kriselle Cellars, 12956 Modoc Road, White City. Admission is free. See krisellecellars.com or call 541-830-8466.
Stardust Trio: Singer Kacie Bower, guitarist Tim Church and bassist Bruce Mckerne will play a mix of standards from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, May 12, at Pebblestone Cellars, 1670 Pioneer Road, Phoenix. Call 541-512-1704.
Jeff Kloetzel: Singer, songwriter and guitar player Jeff Kloetzel will play an acoustic mix of pop, folk and soul from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, May 12, at Del Rio Vineyards, 52 N. River Road, Gold Hill. Admission is free. See delriovineyards.com or call 541-855-2062.
Jazz Vespers: The Thor Polson Trio — pianist Thor Polson, classical guitarist Mark Hamersly, and percussionist Theresa McCoy — will perform improvisational jazz at 5 p.m. the second Sunday of each month at First Presbyterian Church, 85 S. Holly St., Medford. Admission is free.
Wednesday, May 15
Jeff Kloetzel: Singer, songwriter and guitar player Jeff Kloetzel will play an acoustic mix of pop, folk and soul, along with original songs at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 15, at DANCIN Vineyards, 4477 S. Stage Road, Medford. Admission is free. Call 541-245-1133 or dancinvineyards.com.
Adam Gabriel: Singer and songwriter Adam Gabriel will perform acoustic soul music at 6 p.m. Saturday, April 20, at South Stage Cellars, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville. See southstagecellars.com or call 541-899-9120.
Middle Eastern Rhythms of Peace Concert: Yair Dalal and Dror Sinai will present Middle Eastern Rhythms of Peace, a program composed of world music and Middle Eastern songs at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 15, at the Havurah Synagogue, 185 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland. Dalal and Sinai create new Middle Eastern music by interweaving the traditions of Iraqi and Jewish-Arabic music, with a range of influences originating from such diverse cultural milieus as the Balkans and India. Tickets are $22 in advance, $25 at the door and are available at brownpapertickets.com or at The Music Coop, 268 E. Main St., Ashland. Call 541-488-7716.
Thursday, May 16
Shane Koyczan: Shane Koyczan, poet and spoken word artist, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 16, at the Havurah Synagogue, 185 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased online at brownpapertickets.com or at The Music Coop, 268 E. Main St., Ashland. Call 541-488-7716.
Friday, May 17
Rogue Rage Duo: Harmonica player Harpo DeRoma and guitar and Dobro player Dan Tiller will perform Delta and country-style blues at 5 p.m. Friday, May 17, at Schmidt Family Vineyards, 330 Kubli Road, Grants Pass, Admission is free. See sfvineyards.com or call 541-846-9985.
Jeff Kloetzel: Singer, songwriter and guitar player Jeff Kloetzel will play an acoustic mix of pop, folk and soul at 5:30 p.m. Friday, May 17, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.
Nicole & Rick: Singer-songwriter Rick Millward and vocalist Nicole Dahl will play a mix of classic and current rock, pop and original music at 6 p.m. Friday, May 17, at Platt Anderson Cellars in the Ashland Art Center, 357 E. Main St., Ashland. Admission is free. See ashlandwine.net or call 541-708-0951.
Thor Polson: Jazz pianist Thor Polson will perform a solo piano jazz concert at 7 p.m. Friday, May 17, at Grace Lutheran Church, 660 Frances Lane, Ashland. Admission is free, but donations are accepted. All proceeds go to the local chapter of the Oregon Music Teachers Association, dedicated to fostering excellence in the pedagogy of young music students in the Rogue Valley. Call 650-924-3485.
Crater Renaissance Academy: Crater High School students, directed by Matthew Reynolds, will present their 11th annual spring dance recital at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, May 17-18, in the Crater Performing Arts Center, 655 N. Third St., Central Point. In addition to 40 CHS students, the show will include special guests: percussionist Jared Brown, singer-songwriter Payten Mercer, Scenic Middle School Dance under the direction of Rebecca Campbell, and Studio Roxander Academy of Ballet. Senior Nikolas Darrough, who is working to raise awareness of teen homelessness, has also created an original work that will premiere at the recital. Admission is pay-what-you-want at the door, and donations of hygiene products — shampoo, deodorant, sunscreen, toothbrushes, etc. — are requested to benefit the Maslow Project. Call 541-494-6348.
Youth Symphony of Southern Oregon: Youth Symphony of Southern Oregon and Youth Orchestra, conducted by Cynthia Hutton, closes their Spring Concert Series with a show at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 17, in the Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., at Southern Oregon University in Ashland. Additional concerts are at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 18, in the Performing Arts Center, 830 N.E. Ninth St., Grants Pass, and 3 p.m. Sunday, May 19, at the Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford. Youth Symphony will perform orchestral favorites and film music by Gustav Holst, John Williams, John Ottman, Johann Strauss, Sr., Aaron Copland and James Horner. The featured work on the concert program is “The Planets, Suite for Large Orchestra,” by Gustav Holst. The symphony will also play the “March” from John Williams’ iconic score for the 1978 film “Superman,” an arrangement of selections from the 2006 film “Superman Returns” by composer John Ottman, an arrangement of music from the 1995 film “Apollo 13” by James Horner, and “Radetzky March” by Johann Strauss, Sr. Tickets are $10, $5 for students, and can be purchased at Paddington Station in Ashland, Oregon Books in Grants Pass or at the Craterian box office or Artistic Piano in Medford, or at the door. Call 541-858-8859 or see ysso.org.