Rogue Valley live music, outdoor markets & more: May 29
Editor’s note: Because of changing COVID-19 restrictions in Jackson County, please call businesses or check their websites to confirm all listed events. All Jackson County library branches are open, and in-branch browsing will be available with certain restrictions. COVID-19 vaccine registration assistance is available at each branch. Limited computer sessions will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis.
Ashland Saturday Market: Fresh and organic seasonal produce, bakery items, artisan food, plants and other goods are available from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays through Oct. 30, along Oak Street in downtown Ashland. Social distancing and safety measures are in place. See rvgrowersmarket.com.
Grants Pass Growers Market: Find local seasonal produce, baked goods, beverages and more from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays in downtown Grants Pass, at Fourth and F streets. Masks are required while in the market. See growersmarket.org. Medford Cars & Coffee: Car enthusiasts can meet from 9 to 10:30 a.m. every Saturday at 2780 E. Barnett Road, Medford, near Starbucks and Mountain Mike’s Pizza. The group will not hold meetings in the event of rain or snowy weather. Find Medford Cars and Coffee on Facebook for further information.
Lithia Artisans Market: More than 40 artisans display and sell handcrafted items from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through December along Calle Guanajuato, the pedestrian walkway behind the downtown plaza that runs next to Ashland Creek in Ashland. Safety measures will be in effect, masks are required, and social distancing will be enforced. Call 541-301-9811 or see lithiaartisansmarket.com
NOW OPEN ScienceWorks Hands-On Museum: A variety of interactive science exhibits are available at the museum, located at 1500 E. Main St., Ashland. The interactive museum will be open from
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Many exhibits will be modified to reduce touch surfaces — fewer hands-on activities — and increase physical distancing. Exhibits that will be temporarily closed include Bubble-ology, the Jam Room, Dark Science and Pacific Crest Cove. Masks will be required for visitors ages 5 and up, and recommended for children ages 2 through 4. Staff and volunteers will be masked. Admission is $12.50, $10.50 for ages 2 through 12 and 65 and older, and free for kids under age 2.To purchase tickets or for more information, see scienceworksmuseum.org or call 541-482-6767.
Family Fun Days: The Southern Oregon University artist’s group Whistlegraph will hand out complimentary sketchbooks and drawing utensils (one set per family) to the first 40 families who find them on the giant quilt at the entrance to Lithia Park in Ashland from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. every Saturday through June 12. The group will be on hand to offer drawing prompts and tips. For further information, see sma.sou.edu/whistlegraph.
Dayton Mason: Gypsy jazz singer, songwriter and guitarist Dayton Mason will perform at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 29, at Augustino Estate at The Big Red Barn, 16995 N. Applegate Road, Grants Pass. See augustinoestate.com.
Adam Gabriel: Singer and songwriter Adam Gabriel will perform acoustic Southern rock and soul music at 3 p.m. Saturday, May 29, at Aurora Vines Winery, 2287 Pioneer Road, Talent. See auroravines.com or call 541-897-0592.
Rogue Trio: Local guitarist and singer-songwriter Bryan Teal and his band will perform old country, Cajun, blues, bluegrass and original songs at 4 p.m. Saturday, May 29, at Rellik Winery and Alpaca Farm, 970 Old Stage Road, Central Point. See rellikwinery.com or call 541-499-0449.
Wild & Blue: The Southern Oregon based trio Wild & Blue will perform acoustic renditions of classic old-time, folk and bluegrass tunes at 5 p.m. Saturday, May 29, at Stone River Winery and Vineyard, 2178 Pioneer Road, Talent. Call 541-631-9583.
Verna and Robbie: Vocalist Verna Dodge, along with guitarist and vocalist Robbie DaCosta, will perform a mix of blues, oldies, rockabilly, country and jazz at 5 p.m. Saturday, May 29, at South Stage Cellars, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville. See southstagecellars.com or call 541-899-9120.
Duke Street: Rhythm and soul band Duke Street — Scott Rogers on guitar, Kent Clinkinbeard on drums, John Hauschild on slide guitar and vocals, Gordon Greenley on saxophones, Joe Cohoon on bass and Michael Vannice on keys — will perform at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, May 29, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.
Jah Sun & The Rising Tide: The high-energy reggae band Jah Sun & The Rising Tide — Tony Thompson on guitar, Lexington Mainard on keys, Beau “Arrow” Sheppard on bass, Nick “Kirbz” Kirby on drums and producer/multi-instrumentalist Omar “Jallanzo” Johnson — now on the first leg of their 2021 album release tour, will perform during a block-style party from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, May 29, at La Baguette Music Cafe, 340 A St., Ashland. Aerialists and break dancers will be performing, as well. Tickets are $15; bring your own seating. Tickets are available online at jahsun-baguette.eventbrite.com. For further information, call 541-482-0855.
Holus Bolus and Arthur Buezo: Hear psychedelic-acoustiloop music and savage folk tunes when these one-man acts perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 29, at Grape Street Bar & Grill, 31 S. Grape St., Medford. See grapestreetbarandgrill.com or call 541-500-8881.
Beijing Opera show: Ghaffar Pourazar, who plays the traditional role of “Monkey King” in the Beijing Opera, will present the ancient craft and culture of Chinese opera in a new musical format based on Dr. Jane Goodall’s work with chimpanzees, at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 30, at Grizzly Peak Winery, 1600 E. Nevada, Ashland. Tickets are $20, $10 for students. For ticket reservations, see grizzlypeakwinery.com, email at GPWreservations@gmail.com or call 541-482-5700.
Hollis & Hayworth: Singer and songwriter duo Dan Sherrill and Jacqui Aubert, along with Bob Haworth, formerly a member of the bands The Brothers Four and The Kingston Trio, will perform at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 30, at Dunbar Farms Rocky Knoll Winery, 2881 Hillcrest Road, Medford. Admission is free. See dunbarfarms.com or call 541-414-3363.
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 2 p.m. Sunday, May 30, at Hummingbird Estate Winery, 1677 Old Stage Road, Central Point. See hummingbirdestate.com or call 541-930-2650.
Nick Garrett Powell: Guitarist and singer Nick Garrett Powell will perform at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 30, at RoxyAnn Winery, 3285 Hillcrest Road, Medford.
Jeff Kloetzel: Singer, songwriter and guitar player Jeff Kloetzel will play an acoustic mix of pop, folk and soul, along with original songs at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 30, at Del Rio Vineyards, 52 N. River Road, Gold Hill. Admission is $20 per table (tables seat 4-6) or $10 lawn seating (2-4 people). Reservations are required. See delriovineyards.com or call 541-855-2062.
Josh Capehart: Singer-songwriter Josh Capehart will perform a mix of original music and ’90s-contemporary rock covers at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 30, at Walkabout Brewing Co., 921 Mason Way, Medford. See walkaboutbrewing.com or call 541-734-4677.
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. Sunday, May 30, at Rellik Winery and Alpaca Farm, 970 Old Stage Road, Central Point. See rellikwinery.com or call 541-499-0449.
Rod Petrone: The classical guitarist will play a mix of instrumentals from Brazil, Latin America and France, along with his own arrangements of Italian compositions at 5 p.m. Sunday, May 30, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.
Living Loving Led: Led Zeppelin tribute band — singer Natasha Lee Neece, guitarist Anthony Cusenza, bassist Mike Thompkins-Pugh and drummer Michael Saint John — will perform a special Memorial Day concert at 3 p.m. Monday, May 31, at RoxyAnn Winery, 3285 Hillcrest Road, Medford. See roxyann.com or call 541-776-2315.
Ashland Rogue Valley Growers & Crafters Market: Seasonal fruits and vegetables, crafts, specialty foods, drinks and more are available from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Nov. 23, at the National Guard Armory, 1420 E. Main St., Ashland. Masks are required. Social distancing and safety measures are in place. See rvgrowersmarket.com.
Take & Make: Kids and their families can stop by any JCLS branch to pick up a take-and-make craft kit during select dates. Each branch offers a unique craft and all need supplies are included in the kit. For details, see jcls.org or call the library branch in your area.
Community Music Jam: Bring an acoustic instrument of your choice, or just your voice to join in a time of acoustic, improvised music and well-known songs from 5 to 7 p.m. the first and third Tuesday of each month through July 20 on the patio of the Jacksonville Community Center, 160 E. Main St., Jacksonville. For further details, see jacksonvillecommunitycenter.org or call 541-702-2585.
David Cahalan: Singer, songwriter and guitarist David Cahalan will perform at 5 p.m. Wednesday, June 2, at DANCIN Vineyards, 4477 S. Stage Road, Medford. Admission is free. Call 541-245-1133 or see dancin.com.
The Giantess: Roots rock band The Giantess, will perform guitar driven blues, rock, and jazz with a rockabilly/country twist at 5 p.m. Wednesday, June 2, at RoxyAnn Winery, 3285 Hillcrest Road, Medford. See roxyann.com or call 541-776-2315.
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,
June 2, at South Stage Cellars, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville. Tickets are $15. See southstagecellars.com or call 541-899-9120.
Medford Growers Market: Fresh and organic seasonal produce, crafts and food carts are available from local farms and vendors from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursdays through Nov. 18, in Hawthorne Park, corner of East Jackson and Hawthorne streets, Medford. Masks are required. Social distancing and safety measures are in place. See rvgrowersmarket.com.