Rogue Valley live music performances: Nov. 8-14
Friday, Nov. 8
Jeff Kloetzel: Singer, songwriter and guitar player Jeff Kloetzel will play an acoustic mix of pop, folk and soul, along with original songs, at 4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8, at Hummingbird Estate Winery, 1677 Old Stage Road, Central Point. Call 541-930-2650.
Not Too Shabby: Singer Lisa Yriarte, guitarist Pete Brown and drummer Mike Fitch will play a mix of pop, blues, R&B and contemporary hits at 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8, at Schmidt Family Vineyards, 330 Kubli Road, Grants Pass, Admission is free. See sfvineyards.com or call 541-846-9985.
Perry Road: Guitarist Erica Flynn, bassist Mike Plane and drummer Randy Schoenauer will play rock and country at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.
Steve Shine & Sonic Gravity: The quartet will perform a mix of classic jazz and swing arrangements at 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8, at South Stage Cellars, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville. See southstagecellars.com or call 541-899-9120.
Jacob Jolliff Band: The bluegrass band will perform at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8, at Rogue Valley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 87 Fourth St., Ashland. Jacob Jolliff is a current member of Yonder Mountain String Band, and his namesake solo project features a rotating quartet of varied musicians. Tickets are $15 in advance, available online at https://jacobj.bpt.me or $20 at the door. Doors open at 6 p.m. See http://www.ashlandfolkcollective.com/.
Saturday, Nov. 9
Jeff Kloetzel: Singer, songwriter and guitar player Jeff Kloetzel will play an acoustic mix of pop, folk and soul, along with original songs, at 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, at Rellik Winery and Alpaca Farm, 970 Old Stage Road, Central Point. See rellikwinery.com or call 541499-0449.
Stolen Moments: Guitarist Dan Fellman, vocalist and guitarist Conny Lindley and Walter Lindley on upright bass will play American jazz standards, Latin jazz and Gypsy jazz at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.
Medieval Music: Musica Matrix presents early string players Julie Jeffrey, Peter Hallifax and Shira Kammen, along with mezzo soprano Pat O’Scannell, who will perform a concert of Elizabethan and Jacobean songs and consorts in “The Dark is My Delight” at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, in the Conservatory of the Ashland Springs Hotel, 212 E. Main St., Ashland. O’Scannell will also play the tenor viol. Refreshments will be served. Admission is $25 at the door, free for ages 21 and younger. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Musica Matrix is a nonprofit organization supporting Early Music in Southern Oregon. See musicamatrix.org or call 541-482-9757.
Terry Robb: Portland-based blues guitarist Terry Robb will play an all-ages concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, at the Geo Institute, 84 Fourth St., Ashland. Robb was inducted into the Cascade Blues Association Hall of Fame in 1998 and to the Oregon Music Hall of Fame in 2009. In 2017, he received the “Paul deLay” Muddy Award for Lifetime Achievement by the Cascade Blues Association. Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 door. For tickets, see https://terryrobbashland.bpt.me. For further information, see https://www.geosinstitute.org or call 541-482-4459.
Jaca: Guitar and clarinet duo Jaca — Jaxon Williams and Wesley Ferreira — will play original arrangements and compositions of music from cultures and regions around the world at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9 , at the Rogue Valley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 87 Fourth St., Ashland. Admission is $20, $12 for students with ID. Tickets are available online at https://jaca.bpt.me or at The Music Coop, 268 E. Main St., Ashland, or at the door.
Youth Symphony of Southern Oregon: YSSO, conducted by Cynthia Hutton, kicks off its 2019-20 concert season at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, at the Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, and 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 10, in the Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., at Southern Oregon University, Ashland. The Youth Symphony will perform works by Domenico Cimarosa, Giacomo Puccini and Gioachino Rossini. The Youth Orchestra will play works by Reinhold Gliére, G.F. Händel, Archangelo Corelli and Jacques Offenbach. The featured soloist is Alex Burns, Youth Symphony principal oboe and winner of the 2019 Concerto Competition. Tickets are $10, $5 for students with ID. Tickets for the Medford concert are available at the Craterian box office, 16 S. Bartlett St., or by calling 541-779-3000. Tickets for the Ashland show are available at Paddington Station, 125 E. Main St., Artistic Piano, 1390 Biddle Road, Medford, or at the door. See ysso.org or call 541-858-8859.
The Random Generators: The new Rogue Valley improv troupe the Random Generators, coached by Eve Smythe of the Hamazons, will perform “The Fall Games” — a performance where comedy improvisation goes head to head, at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, at the Bellview Grange, 1050 Tolman Creek Road, Ashland. The show will feature the spontaneous talent of Janna Mitchell, Risa Buck, Kristi Johnston, Rowna Hunt, Rochelle Webster, Libby Sturgill, Ruth Kirby, Kim Knoll, Daniel Jokelson,and Kelly Birch. In “The Fall Games,” two teams of improvisers compete for the ultimate in improv comedy by challenging each other to different improvised scenes. The performers will ask the audience for suggestions to start their scenes, then make it up from there, and guest judges have the final say as they vote for the winning scene. Only one team will walk away at the end of the evening with the coveted trophy. Admission is a suggested donation of $5 to $10 at the door. Find Random Generators on Facebook.com.
Sunday, Nov. 10
Doug Warner: Blues singer-songwriter Doug Warner will perform at 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 10, at Kriselle Cellars, 12956 Modoc Road, White City. Admission is free. See krisellecellars.com or call 541-830-8466.
Jazz Vespers: Live jazz music will be performed at 5 p.m. the second Sunday of each month at First Presbyterian Church, 85 S. Holly St., Medford. On Sunday, Nov. 10, Mulligan Stew featuring Bob Rawlings on saxophone, Peter Anastos on trumpet, Mark Hamersly on bass and Theresa McCoy on drums, will perform. Also look for local artists work in the Corridor Gallery. Admission is free.
Rod Petrone: The classical guitarist will play a mix of instrumentals from Brazil, Latin America and France, along with his own arrangements of Italian compositions, at 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 10, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.
Monday, Nov. 11
Southern Oregon Concert Band: The community band will present “Celebrate America,” a program of patriotic music for Veterans’ Day, at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 11, in Stedman Auditorium at Central Medford High School, 815 W. Oakdale Ave. The program will feature “America Forever March” by James Colonna, Irving Berlin’s “Songs for America,” Carmen Dragon’s arrangement of “America, the Beautiful,” and a tribute to all veterans with the “Armed Forces Salute” — a medley of all service branch songs reflecting various time periods and wars beginning with the American Revolution. Admission is free, but donations will be accepted. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for information.
Tuesday, Nov. 12
Young Thug & Machine Gun Kelly: Grammy Award-winning artist Young Thug and chart-topping rapper Machine Gun Kelly will perform an all-ages concert along with special guest Polo G at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12, at The Expo, 1 Peninger Road, Central Point. Strick will open the show. Tickets are $40 and are available at Magic Man Fun Shop, 880 Biddle Road, Medford; Music Coop, 268 E. Main St., Ashland; and online at Ticketweb.com. Doors open at 7 p.m.
Wednesday, Nov. 13
Son Ravello: Singer-songwriter and Oregon Shakespeare Festival musician Michael “Mysha” Caruso will perform at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.
Open Mic: Rick Millward will host an open mic for local musicians from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13, at RoxyAnn Winery, 3283 Hillcrest Road, Medford. Audience members can vote for their favorite performer following the show, and the winner gets the tip jar. See roxyann.com or call 541-776-2315.
Jeff Kloetzel: Singer, songwriter and guitar player Jeff Kloetzel will play an acoustic mix of pop, folk and soul, along with original songs at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13, at South Stage Cellars, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville. See southstagecellars.com or call 541-899-9120.
Thursday, Nov. 14
Hannah Cooper: Singer-songwriter Hannah Cooper will play a mix of Americana and jazz original songs at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.
Joshua Breakstone: American jazz guitarist Joshua Breakstone, along with bassist Bill Athens, will perform at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14, at Paschal Winery, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent. Admission is $25. See paschalwinery.com or call 541-535-7957.
Tim May and Steve Smith: Nashville-based duo Tim May and Steve Smith will perform at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14, at La Baguette, 340 A St., Ashland. The show features tight vocal harmonies along with guitar and mandolin works covering a broad range of styles and includes many original vocal and instrumental works. Tickets are $20, $10 for ages 18 and younger. Tickets are available at The Music Coop, 268 E Main St, Ashland, or by phone at 541-552-1665.
Savannah Fuentes Flamenco: Seattle-based Flamenco dancer Savannah Fuentes will perform her latest work, “Sky, an evening of Flamenco,” at 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14, at the Bellview Grange, 1050 Tolman Creek Road, Ashland. The all-ages presentation will also feature singer-percussionist J Diego Amador Jr. and guitarist Pedro Cortes, both from Spain. Admission is $22 and $35, $18 for students, and $9 for children. Tickets are available online at brownpapertickets.com. See https://www.savannahf.com/ for more information.