Live Rogue Valley performances: Jan. 17-23
Friday, Jan. 17
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, Jan. 17, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.
Bustin’ Out: High energy dance band Bustin’ Out — Richard Meyer, Gary Wade and Jerry Horton — will perform a mix of music from the ’70s, ’80s and ’90s — from Santana to Charlie Daniels, at 6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 17, at RoxyAnn Winery, 3285 Hillcrest Road, Medford. Admission is $7. See roxyann.com or call 541-776-2315.
Rogue Valley Symphony with Angela Cheng: The symphony, conducted by Martin Majkut, will perform Ludwig van Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 5 “Emperor” with pianist Angela Cheng at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 17, in the Music Recital Hall, 450 Mountain Ave., at Southern Oregon University, Ashland; 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, at the Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford; and at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 19, in the Grants Pass Performing Arts Center, 830 N.E. Ninth St. The program will include Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Symphony
No. 36 “Linz” and Johannes Brahms’ “Variations on a Theme of Joseph Haydn.” Majkut will present talks about the music one hour before each show. Tickets are $37 to $60 for the SOU show; $15 to $55 for the Craterian show and $15 to $45 for the Grants Pass show. Tickets are $15 for ages 6 to 22 at all shows. Tickets can be purchased at rvsymphony.org or by calling 541-708-6400, and at craterian.org or by calling 541-779-3000. This concert is part of the symphony’s Masterworks series.
Jubal Fresh: Standup comedian Jubal Fresh will perform at 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 17, at the Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford. Fresh is a Marconi Award-winning radio host, podcaster, television personality, comedy writer and graffiti artist. Known for his quick wit, keen and often strange observations, you never know what you’re going to get. Jubal hosts the nationally syndicated radio show “Brooke & Jubal in the Morning,” which is aired in over 50 markets throughout North America. The show is not suitable for youths ages 16 and under. Tickets are $20 to $25, and senior, student and military discounts are available. Tickets can be purchased at craterian.org, at the box office, 16 S. Bartlett St., or by calling 541-779-3000.
Saturday, Jan. 18
Little Giantess: Rock ’n’ roll duo The Little Giantess will perform a blend of guitar-driven blues rock, sultry jazz and a touch of rockabilly/country in an eclectic mix of covers and originals at 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, 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, Jan. 18, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. Admission is free.
Sunday, Jan. 19
Daniel Sperry: Singer-songwriter and cellist, Daniel Sperry will perform a free concert at 1 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 19, at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Sperry has recorded five albums of instrumental music and three albums of spoken word set to music, featuring the poetry of Rumi, Kabir, William Stafford, Naomi Shihab Nye and others, as well his own work. See jcls.org or call 541-774-6996.
J Brothers: Brothers Mark and Scott Johnson will perform a mix of classic rock and pop at 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 19, at Rellik Winery and Alpaca Farm, 970 Old Stage Road, Central Point. See rellikwinery.com or call 541499-0449.
Blades of Grass: The band — guitarist Kathryn Casternovia, Jef Ramsey on mandolin, Fred Mayer on viola, and Bob Rawlings on stand-up bass — will perform a mix of Bluegrass, vintage county and Texas swing at 5 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 19, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. Admission is free.
David Gordon: Singer and guitarist David Gordon will perform a special 75-minute “Highlights” concert featuring favorite musical selections from four seasons of “Pioneer History in Story & Song,” at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 19, at the Jacksonville library, 340 W. C St. Gordon’s performance will feature songs such as “Shenandoah,” “My Old Kentucky Home,” “Rock-A-Bye Baby,” “Take Me Home Again,” “Kathleen” and “Beautiful Dreamer,” and include researched anecdotes and tales behind each song. Admission is $10, and reservations are required. All proceeds benefit preservation and maintenance of Jacksonville’s historic buildings. Tickets can be purchased online at historicjacksonville.org, by email at email@example.com or by calling 541-245-3650.
Monday, Jan. 20
Mystery Science Theater 3000 Live: Join Mystery Science Theater 3000 creator and original host Joel Hodgson on the Satellite of Love as he embarks on one final tour of the B-movie universe with his hilarious, cinema-riffing robot companions, Tom Servo, Crow, and Gypsy at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 20, at the Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford. For 30 years, the Peabody Award-winning humor of MST3K has established it as a cult classic and one of the Top 100 TV shows of all time. Tickets are $45, $42, and $39, and can be purchased at craterian.org, at the box office, 16 S. Bartlett St., or by calling 541-779-3000.