Performances: May 31 - June 7
Friday, May 31
David Pinsky and Phil Newton: The guitar and harmonica duo will play original ’60s-style Chicago blues duets at 5:30 p.m. Friday, May 31, at DANCIN Vineyards, 4477 S. Stage Road, Medford. Admission is free. Call 541-245-1133 or dancinvineyards.com.
David Cahalan: Singer, songwriter and guitarist David Cahalan of The Carpenters fame will perform at 6 p.m. Friday, May 31, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.
JP Sears: Comedian and YouTube star JP Sears will perform his comedy show at 7 p.m. Friday, May 31, at the Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford. Heavy on the satire, Sears slices through the nuances of the new-age community, self-help movement, health practices and his own life that’ll have you laughing at yourself and feeling inspired. Content is rated PG-13. Children allowed if accompanied by an adult. Tickets are $30.50 and $27.50. VIP “Meet-N-Greet” tickets are also available, and can be purchased online at craterian.org, at the box office, 16 S. Bartlett St., or by calling 541-779-3000.
Fortune’s Folly: Eugene-based four-piece alternative rock band Fortune’s Folly will perform at 6:30 p.m. Friday, May 31, at RoxyAnn Winery, 3285 Hillcrest Road, Medford. Admission is $7. See roxyann.com or call 541-776-2315.
LOCASH: Creating a sound that fuses modern country and classic heartland rock with an edgy vocal blend, LOCASH — the country music duo made up of singer-songwriters Chris Lucas and Preston Brust — will perform in conjunction with the Wild Rogue Pro Rodeo at 8:30 p.m. Friday, May 31, in the BiMart Amphitheater, at The Expo, 1 Peninger Road, Central Point. In 2017, they earned their first round of awards show recognition, nominated at the ACM Awards for New Vocal Duo or Group of the Year, the CMT Music Awards for Duo Video of the Year, and the CMA Awards for Vocal Duo of the Year. Tickets are $25, $35 and $18 and can be purchased at tickets.attheexpo.com/tickets. Gates open at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, June 1
Oregon Old-Time Fiddlers: The Oregon Oldtime Fiddlers’ Association will perform from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 1, during Gold Dust Days at the Gold Hill Museum, 504 First St., Gold Hill. The Fiddlers, with occasional vocal accompaniment, will present a lively musical program including hoedowns, waltzes and other traditional tunes. Call 541-779-8145 or see ootfa4.org.
Phil King: The singer, songwriter and guitarist will play acoustic Americana-style at 6 p.m. Saturday, June 1, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.
Rogue Valley Improv Troupe: The new Rogue Valley Improv Troupe — the Random Generators, coached by Eve Smythe of the Hamazons, will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 1, at the Bellview Grange, 1050 Tolman Creek Road, Ashland. Admission is a suggested donation of $5 to $10 at the door. Find Random Generators on Facebook.com.
‘Beauty and the Beast’: The Le Cirque Centre circus academy and its students will present “Beauty and the Beast,” a “tale old as time,” at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 1, and again at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 2, at Le Cirque Centre, 280 E. Hersey St., No. 12, Ashland. Admission is $12, $10 for students. Tickets are available at The Music Coop, 268 E. Main St., Ashland, and at Le Cirque Center. See socircus.org or call 541-301-6804.
Three Rivers Community Orchestra: The TRCO, directed by Joe Green, will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 1, at Newman United Methodist Church, 132 N. E. B St., Grants Pass. The orchestra will play music from Beethoven’s 6th Symphony, along with selections from “Fiddler on the Roof,” “Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring,” “Somewhere in Time” and more. Admission is free; cash donations accepted. See threeriversorchestra.org.
Jefferson State Chorale Coalition: Singer, composer and conductor Kirby Shaw and the Jefferson State Chorale Coalition will present “Turn The World Around,” a program about humanity’s inevitable march toward the light of awareness and unity and how we can accomplish that every day with something as simple as a smile. The concert will feature world premiere composition by Kirby and Markita Shaw along with well-known songs such as “Bridge Over Troubled Water,” “It Starts in the Heart,” “Simple Gifts” and “You’re the Voice.” Performance is set for 7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 1, at the Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford. ” Tickets are $25, $10 for students through high school, and can be purchased online at craterian.org or at jeffersonstatechoralcoalition.com, at the Craterian box office, 16 S. Bartlett St., Medford,at Paddington Station, 125 E. Main St., Ashland, or by calling 541-779-3000.
Sunday, June 2
Jen Ambrose: Singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Jen Ambrose will play a mix of original blues, soul and folk at 1 p.m., Sunday, June 2, at Troon Vineyard, 1475 Kubli Road, Grants Pass. See troonvineyard.com or call 541-846-9900.
Les Deux: Trumpeter Dan Kocurek and pianist Christine Eggert will perform at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 2, in the Medford High School Auditorium, 815 S Oakdale Ave, Medford. The program, “Tango Morendo,” consists of works by Piazzolla, De Falla, Enescu, Bunch, Poulenc, Gershwin and others. Tickets are $25, available online at jcconcerts.org or at the door. See jcconcerts.org or call 541-734-4116.
Nicole & Rick: Singer-songwriter Rick Millward and vocalist Nicole Dahl will be playing a mix of favorite classic and current rock, pop and original music at 4 p.m. Sunday, June 2, at Rellik Winery and Alpaca Farm, 970 Old Stage Road, Central Point. See rellikwinery.com or call 541499-0449.
Tigers of Youth: The Portland-based soul-rock band — guitarist Dave Wentz, percussionist Hannah Ellison, and bassist Will Jones — will perform at 5 p.m. Sunday, June 2, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.
Monday, June 3
Lisa Ornstein: Fiddler Lisa Ornstein, accompanied by guitarist Dan Compton will perform traditional Quebecois music at 7:30 p.m. Monday, June 3, at Headwaters, 84 Fourth St., Ashland. Admission is a $20 suggested donation at the door. Email at email@example.com or call 541-301-5306.
Wednesday, June 5
Maracuja: The duo — singer, sax player and guitarist Caitlin Belem and guitarist Terrence Rosnagle — will perform a mix of fiery Cuban son and Brazilian samba-funk to soothing bossa nova and wistful boleros at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 5, at Grizzly Peak Winery, 1600 E. Nevada St., Ashland. Admission is $15 at the door. See grizzlypeakwinery.com or call 541-482-5700.
Ed Dunsavage Trio: Guitarist Ed Dunsavage, bassist Joe Cohoon and drummer Gary Hirsh will perform jazz standards and arrangements at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 5, at DANCIN Vineyards, 4477 S. Stage Road, Medford. Admission is free. Call 541-245-1133 or dancinvineyards.com.
Thursday, June 6
SOU Wind Ensemble: The Southern Oregon University Wind Ensemble, along with SOU’s Brass/Percussion Ensemble and Clarinet Choir, will perform “Of Kingdoms and Glory” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 6, in the Music Recital Hall on the SOU campus, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland. The program will feature “Romeo and Juliet” by Pyotr Tchaikovsky; “My Jesus! Oh, What Anguish” by J.S. Bach, arranged by Alfred Reed; “Petite Symphonie” by Charles Gounod; “Serenade in C Minor, K.388” by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; “Kingdoms and Glory” by Anthony DiLorenzo and more. Tickets are $10, $5 for seniors, free for full-time students from any school. To purchase tickets, stop by the Oregon Center for the Arts Box Office, 491 S. Mountain Ave. Ashland, or online at oca.sou.edu/box office or call 541-552-6348.
Friday, June 7
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. Friday, June 7, at DANCIN Vineyards, 4477 S. Stage Road, Medford. Admission is free. Call 541-245-1133 or dancinvineyards.com.
Salsa Brava!: The ensemble — Christina Marsilia on vocals and flute, Anne Muth on keys, Jeff Addicot on bass, Mike Fitch and Theresa McCoy on percussion, Gordon Greenley on saxophone and Joe Fascilla on trumpet — will perform salsa, Latin, merengue, cumbia, bachata and cha cha music for dancing at 7 p.m. Friday, June 7, at Paschal Winery, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent. A dance lesson begins at 6:30 p.m. Admission is $10. Doors open at 6 p.m. See paschalwinery.com or call 541-535-7957.
OSF Green Show: Ashland Danceworks, a local youth dance group specializing in hip-hop, jazz and contemporary dance styles, will perform at 6:45 p.m. Friday, June 7, on the Courtyard Stage adjacent to the Allen Elizabethan and Angus Bowmer theaters on the Oregon Shakespeare Festival campus, 15 S. Pioneer St., Ashland. Admission is free. See osfashland.org.