Live Rogue Valley performances: Feb. 14-20
Friday, Feb. 14
Gypsy Rogue: Guitarists Dan Fellman and Marc Camilo along with multi-instrumentalist Bob Rawlings will perform a variety of jazz styles at 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.
Karen Lovely Valentine’s Day Dinner: Blues singer Karen Lovely and her band will perform a mix of contemporary blues, blues-rock and American roots music during Roxy Ann Winery’s Valentine’s Day dinner concert, from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14, at RoxyAnn Winery, 3285 Hillcrest Road, Medford. A fresh crab dinner will be provided by Port Orford Sustainable Seafood. Tickets are $40. For reservations, call 541-776-2315, extension 1. See roxyann.com.
Jared Gutridge: Acoustic guitarist Jared Gutridge (of rock band Blender) will perform at 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14, at South Stage Cellars, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville. See southstagecellars.com or call 541-899-9120.
Elias Quartet: Chamber Music Concerts will host the Elias String Quartet at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14, and at 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, in the Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., at Southern Oregon University in Ashland. Friday’s concert will feature music by Ludwig van Beethoven, Sally Beamish and Felix Mendelssohn; Saturday’s performance will include works by Franz Josef Haydn, Beethoven and a selection of Scottish folk tunes arranged by violinist Donald Grant with the quartet. 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. The quartet will also present a preview an Q-and-A session at 12:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14 at the SOU Music Recital Hall. The Elias Quartet is the ensemble in residence at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester. Tickets are $35 to $42, $5 for full-time SOU students, children 8 and older, and Oregon Trail Card holders. Admission to the preview talk is free. Tickets are available online atchambermusicconcerts.org or by calling the Box Office at 541-552-6154 or 541-552-6348.
Youth Symphony of Southern Oregon: YSSO, conducted by Cynthia Hutton, now in its 32nd season, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14, at the Grants Pass Performing Arts Center, 830 N.E. Ninth St., at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, at the Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, and 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 16, in the Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., at Southern Oregon University, Ashland. The Youth Symphony will perform “The Composer is Dead,” by Nathaniel Stookey, with text by Lemony Snicket, and Piotr I. Tchaikovsky’s “Marche Slave.” The Youth Orchestra will play “The Great Locomotive Chase” by Robert Smith, Camille Saint-Saens’ “Baccanale” from “Samson and Delilah,” “Overture” to “Lucile” by A.E.M. Gretry, and traditional “Shenandoah” with arrangement by Jack Bullock. 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 and Grants Pass shows 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.
Valentine’s Day Comedy Show: Carl Lee, a comedy veteran who’s been featured on NBC’s “Last Comic Standing” and heard on the nationally syndicated “Bob and Tom Show,” will perform along with three regional comics — Benjamin Blue Abben, Dustin Wood and Matty J — at 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14, at the Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford. The show is recommended for ages 18 and older only. Tickets are $15, $20 and $25, and can be purchased at craterian.org, at the box office, 16 S. Bartlett St., or by calling 541-779-3000.
‘Rainbow Love Cabaret’: Levity Circus Collective will present its second annual “Rainbow Love Cabaret,” a night of comedy, belly dance and circus arts, at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Feb. 14-15, at Levity Circus Collective, 280 E. Hersey St., No. 15, Ashland. Tickets are $20 in advance and can be purchased online at levitycircuscollective.com, or $25 at the door. Please note this show contains adult content. Doors open at 7:30 p.m.
Burlesque Show: Bayou Bettie will host the “Love, Lust & Leather Valentine’s Evening” show, featuring Oregon dancers from 9 to 11 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14, at the Randall Theatre, 20 S. Fir St., Medford. Food and drinks will be available for purchase. Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 at the door. Tickets for VIP front-row seating is available. Tickets and information are available at randalltheatre.com or by calling 541-632-3258.
Saturday, Feb. 15
Shine Swing Duo: The jazz duo, Steve Shine and Dave Rawlings, will perform classic swing at 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, at Ashland Wine Cellar, 36 Lithia Way, Ashland. See ashlandwinecellar.com or call 541-488-2111.
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 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.
Southern Oregon Songwriters Association: SOSA will hold an open mic from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, at the Gold Hill International Order of Oddfellows Lodge #129, 483 Fourth Ave., Gold Hill. Donations will be accepted toward ongoing renovations of the historic Gold Hill lodge. Original songs and old standards are preferred. SOSA typically holds open mics from 5:30 to 8 p.m. the second Saturday of every month at the lodge. Call 541-897-4118, email at email@example.com or find Southern Oregon Songwriters Association on Facebook.com.
Holly Gleason: The singer, songwriter and guitarist will perform original folk along with a few covers at 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, at South Stage Cellars, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville. See southstagecellars.com or call 541-899-9120.
Alexander Tutunov: Pianist Alexander Tutunov, artistic director of the International Piano Institute at Southern Oregon University and artist in residence, will perform a recital of classical piano favorites at 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, at the Grants Pass Seventh-day Adventist Church, 1360 N.E. Ninth St. Tutunov is a First Prize winner of the Belarusian and Russian National Piano Competitions and performs throughout Europe, China and the United States. Admission is free. Call 541-476-6313.
All That Jazz Dance Studio: The dance studio will present its winter show, “Dance variations,” at 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, at the Grants Pass Performing Arts Center, 830 N.E. Ninth St. The program will feature the studio’s pre-professional advanced company dancers debuting their Europe 2020 performance tour repertoire, including contemporary, jazz, hip-hop, Broadway, street tap, ballet and more. Tickets are $16, $12 for children, seniors and students, and are available online at allthatjazzdancestudio.com or at the door. Doors open at 6:15 p.m.
The Motet: Denver-based dance funk band The Motet — singer Lyle Divinsky, guitarist Ryan Jalbert, bassist Garrett Sayers, drummer Dave Watts, Joey Porter on keys, Drew Sayers on sax, and Parris Fleming on trumpet — will perform an all-ages show at 9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, at the Historic Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St., Ashland. Doors open at 8 p.m. Tickets are $25 in advance and can be purchased at liveatthearmory.com.
Sunday, Feb. 16
Dan Fellman and Grant Ruiz: Classical and flamenco guitarist Grant Ruiz and jazz guitarist Dan Fellman will join forces to perform at 5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 16, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.
Tuesday, Feb. 18
Skillet: Rock band Skillet — lead vocalist and bassist John Cooper, keyboardist, rhythm guitarist, and vocalist Korey Cooper, guitarist Seth Morrison and drummer Jen Ledger — will perform songs off their newest album “Victorious” along with tunes from previous albums at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18, at the Medford Armory, 1701 S. Pacific Highway, Medford. The band has released 10 albums, with two, “Collide” and “Comatose,” received Grammy nominations. From Ashes to New and Ledger will open the show. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets are $30, group rates and VIP packages are available. For tickets see www.skillet.com/ or eventbrite.com.
Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn: *This performance is sold out* Grammy-winning artist Bela Fleck along with clawhammer banjo player Abigail Washburn will perform at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18, in the Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., on the Southern Oregon University campus in Ashland. Tickets are $49 for reserved seating, $19 for students with valid ID. Tickets are available online at oca.sou.edu, or at the SOU Oregon Center for the Arts Box Office, 491 S. Mountain Ave., Ashland. See oca.sou.edu or call 541-552-6348.
Wednesday, Feb. 19
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, Feb. 19, at South Stage Cellars, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville. See southstagecellars.com or call 541-899-9120.
‘Beatles vs. Stones — A Musical Showdown’: Beatles and Rolling Stones tribute bands — Abbey Road and Satisfaction — will face off at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19, at the Historic Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass. A string quartet made up of Ashland high school students — juniors Kaitlyn Kim, Milan Hague, and Adelle Robison and sophomore Eva Mitchell — will join the bands for seven songs: “Eleanor Rigby,” “Yesterday,” “A Day in the Life,” “Hello Goodbye,” “Hey Jude,” “As Tears Go By” and “Ruby Tuesday.” The bands will play alternating sets before they come together for an encore. Tickets are $33 to $53 and can be purchased online at roguetheatre.org or by calling 541-471-1316. The show is open to all ages.
Nick and Shae: Singer Shae Celine and multi-instrumentalist Nick Garrett-Powell will perform at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19, at the Oregon Cabaret Theatre, 241 Hargadine St, on the corner of First and Hargadine streets, Ashland. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased online at www.theoregoncabaret.com or by calling 541-488-2902.
Thursday, Feb. 20
Turnipseed Trio: Guitarist Paul Turnipseed, bassist Jeff Addicott and drummer Mike Fitch will perform a mix of New Orleans and Latin rhythms, along with jazz and blues standards at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 20, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.
Hensold & O’Brien: Celtic musicians Dick Hensold on pipes and vocalist and guitarist Patsy O’Brien will perform a concert of traditional Celtic music at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 20, at Headwaters Building, 84 Fourth St., Ashland. The concert will feature a variety of songs from Britain and Ireland, traditional and historical tunes from Cape Breton Island, Scotland, Ireland and Northumberland, with a good measure of original music in the traditional style. Admission is $15 to 25 donation. For reservations, email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 541-301-5306.