Live Rogue Valley music performances: Dec. 20-22
Friday, Dec. 20
Jim Malachi: Guitarist and singer-songwriter Jim Malachi will perform a mix of folk-rock, pop, country and more at 5 p.m. Friday, Dec. 20, at Ashland Wine Cellar, 36 Lithia Way, Ashland. See ashlandwinecellar.com or call 541-488-2111.
Steve Shine: Guitarist Steve Schein will perform a mix of classic jazz and swing arrangements at 5 p.m. Friday, Dec. 20, at Trium Wines, 203 E. Main Street, Talent. See triumwines.com or call 541-625-9100.
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, Dec. 20, 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, along with original songs, at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 20, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.
Danielle Kelly Soul Project: Singer Danielle Kelly, guitarist Paul Turnipseed, drummer Matthew Kriemelman, bassist Richard Meyer and Gordon Greenley on sax will perform soul and oldies from Motown at 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 20, at RoxyAnn Winery, 3285 Hillcrest Road, Medford. Admission is $7. See roxyann.com or call 541-776-2315.
Son Ravello: Singer-songwriter and Oregon Shakespeare Festival musician Michael “Mysha” Caruso will perform at 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 20, at South Stage Cellars, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville. See southstagecellars.com or call 541-899-9120.
Teen Musical Theater of Oregon — ‘Frozen, Jr.’: TMTO will present “Frozen Jr.” this holiday season, a show based on the Disney movie and 2018 Broadway musical. Shows are at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 20; and at 1 and 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 21, at the Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford. For tickets and information, see craterian.org or call the Craterian Box Office at 541-779-3000.
Michal Palzewicz Trio: Cellist Michal Palzewicz group will perform a selection of Christmas carols including at least two from Poland at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 20, at the Geo Institute, 84 Fourth St., Ashland. Admission is $25 at the door, but reservations are recommended. To reserve a seat email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call or text 541-531-1832. Doors open at 7 p.m.
Jay-R Salazar: EDM DJ Jay-R Salazar will give a free performance for all ages from 9 to 11 p.m. Friday, Dec. 20, at the Phoenix clubhouse, 310 N. Main St., Phoenix. Doors open at 8:50 p.m. See phoenixclubhouse.com or call 541-292-8532.
Saturday, Dec. 21
Matt Johnson: Pianist Matt Johnson will perform at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 21, at Augustino Estate at The Big Red Barn, 16995 N. Applegate Road, Grants Pass. See augustinoestate.com or call 541-846-1881.
William McBride: Pianist, guitarist, and singer-song writer William McBride will perform a blend of jazz fusion and rock at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 21, at Kriselle Cellars, 12956 Modoc Road, White City. Admission is free. See krisellecellars.com or call 541-830-8466.
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 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 21, at Rellik Winery and Alpaca Farm, 970 Old Stage Road, Central Point. See rellikwinery.com or call 541499-0449.
Sage Leaf: Guitarist and vocalist Sage Leaf will perform a mix of blues, jazz and reggae at 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 21, at Ashland Wine Cellar, 36 Lithia Way, Ashland. See ashlandwinecellar.com or call 541-488-2111.
Nicole & Rick: Singer-songwriter Rick Millward and vocalist Nicole Dahl will play a mix of favorite classic and current rock, pop and original music at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 21, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. See www.bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.
Broceliande: The trio — Margaret Davis, Kristoph Klover and Kris Yenney — along with special guest Kevin Carr will perform Celtic, classic and folk tunes, and tell solstice stories at 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 21, at Grizzly Peak Winery, 1600 E. Nevada St., Ashland. See grizzlypeakwinery.com or call 541-482-5700.
Shine Swing Trio: The jazz trio will perform classic swing at 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 21, at South Stage Cellars, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville. See southstagecellars.com or call 541-899-9120.
Gypsy Soul: Rock and blues duo Cilette Swann and Roman Morykit will present their 19th annual holiday concert to benefit WinterSpring, “A Gift Within the Song Holiday Concert,” at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 21, at the Unitarian Fellowship, 87 Fourth St., Ashland. The program features innovative, acoustic arrangements of traditional holiday songs that unveil “gifts,” or snippets of other popular songs. They will also release their new holiday album, “Comfort and Joy,” a 14-song holiday compilation of the duo’s favorite remastered tracks from two previous holiday CDs “Sacred” and “Amazing Grace” with six all-new recordings. Tickets are $27.50 and can be purchased at gypsysoul.com or Music Coop, 268 E. Main St. Doors open at 7 p.m. A percentage of tickets sales proceeds will benefit WinterSpring Center for Transforming Grief and Loss.
Ed Dunsavage and Siskiyou Jazz Project: Jazz guitarist Ed Dunsavage and the and Siskiyou Jazz Project will perform their sixth annual holiday jazz concert at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 21, at Paschal Winery, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent. Admission is $25. See paschalwinery.com or call 541-535-7957.
Southern Oregon Repertory Singers: *This show is sold out for all performances*The Repertory Singers will offer its annual show, titled “December Clear and Bright,” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 21, and 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 22, at the Southern Oregon University Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland. The show will span music from the Renaissance to today, including carols old and new from around the world. Featured works include Giovanni Palestina’s “Magnificat” for double choir, riks Eenvalds’ “O magnum mysterium” for choir and tuned water glasses, and new works by Gabriel Jackson and Randall Stroope. The concert will include a combined performance with the chamber choirs from North and South Medford high schools, accompanied by guest instrumentalists. Tickets are $15 and $42, $5 for students and Oregon Trail Card holders. For tickets and information, go to see https://repsingers.org or call 541.552.0900.
Sunday, Dec. 22
Firebird Wind Trio: The Firebird Wind Trio — oboist Lorin Groshong, clarinetist Gwen Hutchings and flutist Lisa Nichols — will play a lively and varied program consisting of works by Mozart, Tchaikovsky and the music of local composer Ethan Gans Morse, at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 22, at Peace House, 543 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland. Admission is free, but donations will gladly be accepted. All donations will benefit South Mountain Friends Meeting’s outreach to the Ashland Winter Shelter.
Peter Michaels: Guitarist Peter Michaels will perform a mix of jazz and pop at 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 22, at Ashland Wine Cellar, 36 Lithia Way, Ashland. See ashlandwinecellar.com or call 541-488-2111.
Pinsky and Phil: Guitar and harmonica duo David Pinsky and Phil Newton will play original ’60s-style Chicago blues duets at 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 22, at Rellik Winery and Alpaca Farm, 970 Old Stage Road, Central Point. See rellikwinery.com or call 541499-0449.
Grant Ruiz and Dan Fellman: Classical and flamenco guitarist Grant Ruiz and jazz guitarist Dan Fellman will join forces to perform at 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 22, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.
Tomaseen Foley’s ‘A Celtic Christmas’: For more than 20 years, native Irishman (and Talent resident) Tomáseen Foley has brought his unique brand of storytelling magic to captivate holiday theatergoers in packed houses throughout the U.S. With warmth and humor, he and a dazzling tribe of world-class performers carry audiences back in time to a wintry night in an Irish “rambling house” where traditional song, dance, music and stories bring a community together for one wondrous evening. You don’t have to be Irish to appreciate this moving and intimate show that reminds us all of the power and joy of the ancient art of storytelling. This holiday treasure is set for 3 and 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 22, at the Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford. For ticket information, see www.craterian.org or call 541-779-3000.