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Rock band 221 Fly will perform a stripped-down, acoustic mix of original, progressive and Southern-style rock and blues at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 11, at Barnstormer’s Theatre, 112 N.E. Evelyn Ave., Grants Pass. The show is part of Barnstormer’s Storyteller Music Series. Tickets are $15. Dinner and beverages will be available. See barnstormersgp.org or call 541-479-3557.
Josh Turner w/Mo Pitney
Nashville recording artist Josh Turner will perform traditional country music at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17, in the Seven Feathers Event Center at The Expo, 1 Peninger Road, Central Point. Turner has garnered many Grammy, Country Music Association and Academy of Country Music awards — from his 2003 platinum-selling debut “Long Black Train” to his newest 2017 Billboard No. 1 hit, “Deep South.” Country artist Mo Pitney will open the show. Tickets are $25 to $55 and can be purchased at tickets.attheexpo.com/tickets.
Margo Cilker and Field Heat
California songwriter Margo Cilker and her international folk collective Field Heat will perform at 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17, at The Wild Goose Cafe, 2365 Highway 66, Ashland. Cilker’s EPs, “California Dogwood,” “Field Heat” and “Boots and Spain and Boots Again” can be streamed and downloaded at margocilker.bandcamp.com.
‘The Wizard of Oz’
This musical based on the iconic 1939 MGM film follows Dorothy, Toto, the cowardly Lion, Tin Man and Scarecrow as they embark on a journey to the Emerald City to see the Wizard of Oz. Curtain is at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17, at the Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford. Tickets are $50, $56, $62 or $68 and can be purchased online at craterian.org, at the box office, 16 S. Bartlett St., or by calling 541-779-3000.
‘Spotlight on Creedence Clearwater Revival’
Scriptwriter and musician Dave Bernard and the East Main Band showcase the history and music of John Fogerty and Creedence Clearwater Revival at 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays through Feb. 3 at Camelot Theatre, 101 Talent Ave., Talent. Look for hit songs “Born on the Bayou,” “Proud Mary,” “Bad Moon Rising,” “Lodi,” “Down on the Corner,” “Fortunate Son” and others. More than half of the show’s dialogue is provided from videotaped interviews with Fogerty and Creedence members. Sound and video design is by Brian O’Connor. Tickets are $28 to $36 and can be purchased at camelottheatre.org or by calling 541-535-5250.