Live Rogue Valley performances: Jan. 24-30
Friday, Jan. 24
Bishop Mayfield & Dean Angermeir: Soul singer Bishop Mayfield along with Dean Angermeir on keys will perform at 5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 24, at Ashland Wine Cellar, 36 Lithia Way, Ashland. See ashlandwinecellar.com or call 541-488-2111.
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 p.m. Friday, Jan. 24, at RoxyAnn Winery, 3285 Hillcrest Road, Medford. Admission is $7. See roxyann.com or call 541-776-2315.
Adam Gabriel: Singer and songwriter Adam Gabriel will perform acoustic Southern rock and soul music at 5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 24, at Schmidt Family Vineyards, 330 Kubli Road, Grants Pass, Admission is free. See sfvineyards.com or call 541-846-9985.
‘The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe’: Miss Diana’s School of Ballet will perform a full-length ballet of “The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe,” based on the much-loved C. S. Lewis story, and featuring original choreography. The story of courage and redemption follows four children who are sent to live with a professor in the country to protect them from the bombing of England during WWII. They find a portal to a magical land through a wardrobe cabinet and work with a lion and his troops to overcome a witch who turns humans into statues. Directed by Kayla Garrett. Performances are set for 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Jan. 24-25, and at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 26, at the Sjolund Auditorium at North Medford High School, 1900 Keene Way Drive, Medford. Tickets are $12 in advance or $15 at the door. Advance tickets can be purchased online at missdianas.com. Call 541-941-7007.
Claremont Piano Trio: Chamber Music Concerts will host the award-winning Claremont Piano Trio at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 24, and at 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, in the Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., at Southern Oregon University in Ashland. Friday’s concert will feature music by Antonin Dvorak, Sean Shepherd, and Robert Schumann; Saturday’s performance, will include music by women composers, Gabriela Lena Frank, Helen Grime, Kati Agocs and Fanny Mendelssohn. A pre-concert lecture will be given at 6:30 p.m. Friday and 2 p.m. Saturday in Room 132 of the Music Building. Tickets are $35 to $42, $5 for full-time SOU students, children 8 and older, and Oregon Trail Card holders. Tickets are available online at chambermusicconcerts.org or by calling the Box Office at 541-552-6154 or 541-552-6348.
Silver Wheel: Singer-songwriter and pianist Adey Bell will join forces with Levity Circus performers to present “The Silver Wheel,” an immersive blend of music, aerial performance and storytelling exploring archetypal embodiment as told through the lunar phases of the feminine shadow and return to innocence. Performances are set for 8 p.m. Friday through Sunday, Jan. 24-26, at Levity Circus Collective, 280 Hersey St., Suite #15, Ashland. Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door. Wine and tea will be available with additional donation. Advance tickets can be purchased online at adey.bandcamp.com/merch. Children will not be permitted. For more information, email at email@example.com .
Saturday, Jan. 25
Money Beats: The trio — singer and guitarist Sydney Williamson, Jeff Williamson on upright acoustic bass and rhythm instruments and Emily Blesse on the electric piano — will perform a mix of classic rock and pop and their own original songs at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, at Rellik Winery and Alpaca Farm, 970 Old Stage Road, Central Point. See rellikwinery.com or call 541499-0449.
Watson House: Indie rock band Watson House will perform at 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, at Stone River Vineyard, 2178 Pioneer Road, Talent. Call 541-864-9234.
Stardust Trio: Singer Kacie Bower, guitarist Tim Church and bassist Dave Miller will play a mix of standards at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.
Laundry Love Benefit Concert: The Blister Sisters — Lynne Pethtel and Jeannie Marsh — along with local musicians and vocalists Lisa Spencer, Karen Wennlund and others will perform contemporary folk music at 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, at First Congregational United Church of Christ, 717 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland. The concert will focus on social justice and the belief in the power of music to draw people together. Donations of $10 to $100 are suggested. Proceeds benefit Laundry Love, an organization which supports those who need clean clothes, blankets and sleeping bags, and Rogue Valley Dreamers DACA Legal Support Fund. No one will be turned away for lack of funds.
Ashland Jazz Festival: The Ashland High School Grizz Band presents its third annual jazz festival at 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, in the school’s Mountain Avenue Theatre, 201 S. Mountain Ave. The concert includes performances by the AHS jazz ensembles and high school jazz bands from Ashland, Grants Pass, North Medford and Crater, as well as guests performers the Anderson Brothers from New York and local musician Ed Dunsavage. The festival raises money for jazz students, and this year the money raised will help students attend the Reno Jazz Festival in the spring. Tickets are $10, free for children 10 and younger, and can be purchased at the door or at grizzband.org .
Aaron Watson: American country music singer-songwriter Aaron Watson will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, at the Historic Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St., Ashland. Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the door. Watson’s 2017 album “Vaquero,” was the first independent album in the history of country music to top the Billboard Country Albums chart. Chancey Williams will open the show. Tickets are $25, and are available online at liveatthearmory.com. Call 541-488-7001.
Classic Albums Live — Queen: Since 2003, Classic Albums Live has been dedicated to taking audiences back to the past and faithfully recreating the most treasured music collections of our time. On this trip, these musicians will transport you to 1975 when Queen, one of the most iconic bands in the history of rock, released “A Night at the Opera,” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, at the Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford. The band will perform such famed cuts as “Bohemian Rhapsody,” “You’re My Best Friend,” and “God Save the Queen,” with note-for-note precision. 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.
Brian Freeman: Brian Freeman’s 15th annual “Evening of Scottish Music,” featuring the songs of Scottish poet Robert Burns, will be held at 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, at Trinity Episcopal Church, 44 N. Second St., Ashland. The performance features Freeman on guitar, octave mandolin and Scottish vocals, Don Harriss on organ, and vocalists Kailey Ousley and Jim Finnegan. Pre-show music will be presented by flutist Tish McFadden and harpist Kathleen Page. Tickets are $15, and can be purchased at Music Coop, 268 E. Main St., by calling 541-482-1915, or at the door.
Comedy Show: The Randall Theatre will present a live stand-up comedy show at 9 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, at the Randall Theatre, 20 S. Fir St., Medford. Look for performances by Tony Viagra, Geoffrey Eggleston and Matty J. Hosted by Freeway Farrell. Tickets are $12 in advance or $15. Show features adult humor, must be 21 or older to attend. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. Tickets and information are available at randalltheatre.com or by calling 541-632-3258.
Sunday, Jan. 26
San Francisco Opera Adler Fellowship: The San Francisco Opera Adler Fellows will perform staged excerpts from grand operas at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 26, at the Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., on the Southern Oregon University campus in Ashland. Named for Kurt Herbert Adler, San Francisco Opera’s legendary former general director, the Adler Fellowship Program is a multi-year performance-oriented residency for opera’s most promising young artists. Tickets are $25, $5 for full-time SOU students. For tickets and further information see bravaopera.com/sf-opera-adler-fellow-concert.
Holly Gleason: The singer, songwriter and guitarist will perform original folk along with a few covers at 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 26, 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, Jan. 26, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.
Tuesday, Jan. 28
The Choir of Man: This ensemble of nine will present boisterous pub songs and foot-stomping dance at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28, at the at the Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford. The brainchild of Nic Doodson and Andrew Kay, these lively and gifted performers tumble, dance, play and sing their way through 90 minutes of pure entertainment that promises to have the audience dancing in the aisles. Tickets are $42, $45 or $48, $30, $33 or $36 for ages 22 and younger, and can be purchased online at craterian.org, at the box office, 16 S. Bartlett St., or by calling 541-779-3000.
Wednesday, Jan. 29
Wynonna Judd And The Big Noise: The iconic performer Wynonna Judd and her band, The Big Noise, led by her husband,drummer and producer, Cactus Moser, will perform at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 29, at the Historic Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St., Ashland. The band released their debut full-length album in 2016. Judd has described their sound as “vintage yet modern,” a blend of roots, country, Americana, blues, soul and rock. Tickets are $55 to $85, and are available online at liveatthearmory.com. Call 541-488-7001.