Live Rogue Valley music, outdoor markets and more: Oct. 29
Editor’s note: Masks are required in all indoor public spaces and at large outdoor gatherings in Oregon. Check with all venues listed in Tempo to confirm events.
The Rogue Valley Symphonic Band will perform a free Halloween concert featuring “spooky” music by Bach, Whitacre, Moussorgsky and several new composers at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 31, in the Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., at Southern Oregon University in Ashland. Costumes are encouraged but not required. Free tickets are available at Paddington Station, 125 E. Main St., Ashland. Proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test required for entry, and masking is required while in the building. For further information, see roguevalleysymphonicband.org.
Slopes & Trails: Slopes & Trails will host a free meet-and-greet at 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 29 at Grape Street Bar & Grill 31 S. Grape St. Medford. The nonprofit organization provides social and recreational activities. See slopes.org.
Hill & Roux: Guitarists and singers Mark Hill and Dan Roux will play a mix of light rock, country and pop at 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 29, at Trium Wines Tasting Room, 203 E. Main Street, Talent. See triumwines.com or call 541-625-9100.
Jared Gutridge: Acoustic guitarist Jared Gutridge (of rock band Blender) will perform a blend of indie rock and pop originals and covers at 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 29, at South Stage Cellars, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville. See southstagecellars.com or call 541-899-9120.
Gypsy Jazz Trio: Jazz guitarist Dan Fellman and his group Gypsy Jazz Trio, will perform at 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 29, at Rellik Winery and Alpaca Farm, 970 Old Stage Road, Central Point. See rellikwinery.com or call 541-499-0449.
Pinsky and Phil: Guitar and harmonica duo David Pinsky and Phil Newton will play original ‘60s-style Chicago blues duets at 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 29, at DANCIN Vineyards, 4477 S. Stage Road, Medford. Admission is free. Call 541-245-1133 or dancin.com.
Barrel-Aged Minstrels: The Barrel-Aged Minstrels, an acoustic duo featuring Stephen Moore on guitar and Michael Schwartz harmonica, will perform original songs and classic covers at 5 pm. Friday, Oct. 29, at The Miners Bazzar, 235 E California St, Jacksonville. See theminersbazaar.com or call 541- 702-2380.
Highway Bound: The Country music trio featuring Erica Flynn on vocals, and guitarists Jimi and Alex Detweiler will perform at 5 pm. Friday, Oct. 29, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.
Tension Deficit: Guitar and vocal duo Tension Deficit will perform bluegrass music at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 29, at Dunbar Farms Rocky Knoll Winery, 2881 Hillcrest Road, Medford. Admission is free. See dunbarfarms.com or call 541-414-3363.
Saucy: The five-piece band will play an eclectic mix of country, folk, rock and more at 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 29, 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. Friday, Oct. 29, at Anchor Valley Wine, 150 S. Oregon St., Jacksonville. See anchorvalleywine.com or call 541-702-2355.
John Dabaco: Jazz pianist John Dabaco will perform standards and classics at 6 p.m. every Friday and Saturday, at the Hearsay Restaurant, Lounge and Garden, 40 S. First St., Ashland. See hearsayashland.com or call 541-625-0505.
Jones: Joshua and Shelley Kristen Jones will perform covers of popular classic rock, R&B, pop, jazz standards, and originals at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 29, at Downtown Market Co., 123 W. Main St., Medford. See downtownmarketco.com or call 541-973-2233.
Rogue Suspects: The Rogue Suspects — singers Shae Celine, Jade Chavis, and Jenni Abdo, guitar player Dirk Price, bassist Greg Frederick, drummer Christo Pellani, Chris Pearson on the sax and flute, and keyboard player Helen-Thea Marcus—will present “The Aretha Franklin Tribute Show” at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 29-30, at Grizzly Peak Winery, 1600 E. Nevada St., Ashland. Tickets are $25 and are available online at eventbrite.com. Masks are required for entry; vaccine or negative COVID test are appreciated. See grizzlypeakwinery.com or call 541-482-5700.
Ying String Quartet: Chamber Music Concerts will host a concert by the Grammy Award-winning Ying String Quartet at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 29, in the Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., at Southern Oregon University in Ashland. The concert will feature Haydn’s “String Quartet in D Major, Op. 50 no. 6;” Zhou Long’s “The Old Fisherman;” Vivian Fung’s “Pizzicato;” Tan Dun’s “Eight Colors;” and Beethoven’s “String Quartet in E Minor, Op. 59 no. 2.” The quartet’s performances regularly take place in many of the world’s most important concert halls; however, the quartet’s belief that concert music can also be a meaningful part of everyday life has also drawn the foursome to perform in settings as diverse as the workplace, schools, juvenile prisons, and the White House. Tickets are $36 to $45, $5 for full-time SOU students and Oregon Trail Card holders. A pre-concert lecture will be given by musicologist Ed Wight, featuring insights on the composers and repertoire featured in each concert, will be given at 6:30 p.m. Friday in Room 132 of the Music Building. Admission to the preview talk is free. Proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test (proof of a PCR COVID-19 negative test taken within 48 hours prior to entry and photo ID, or a negative rapid antigen test taken within 12 hours of the performance and photo ID) required for entry, and masking is required while in the building. For tickets and further information, including COVID-19 precautions, see chambermusicconcerts.org, or 541-552-6154, or call the SOU Box Office at 541-552-6348.
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 at the Josephine County Fairgrounds, 1451 Fairgrounds Road, Grants Pass. 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.
Birds & Feeders: Birding enthusiast and volunteer Vince Zauskey will present “Attracting and Feeding Birds in Your Yard” from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 30, at North Mountain Park, 620 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland. Learn about various types of bird feeders, seeds and seed mixes that attract birds, and how to place and maintain feeders for maximum benefit and enjoyment. Admission is $10; registration is required. To register or for further information see ashlandparksandrec.org, email at email@example.com or call 541-488-5340.
Lithia Artisans Market: More than 40 artisans display and sell handcrafted items from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through October, and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, November 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. Any closures or postponement announcements will be made on the Lithia Artisans Market Facebook page. Call 808-303-2826 or see lithiaartisansmarket.com
Lily Jo’s Revolution: The trio, Lily Jo’s Revolution, will perform plugged in acoustic soulful originals along with select covers at 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 30, at Rellik Winery and Alpaca Farm, 970 Old Stage Road, Central Point. See rellikwinery.com or call 541-499-0449.
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. Saturday, Oct. 30, at Stone River Winery and Vineyard, 2178 Pioneer Road, Talent. Call 541-631-9583.
Nick Garrett Powell: Guitarist and singer Nick Garrett Powell, lead singer of the acoustic duo The Fret Drifters, will perform at 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 30, at South Stage Cellars, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville. See southstagecellars.com or call 541-899-9120.
Stardust: Singer Victoria Lawton-Diez, guitarist Tim Church, bassist Dave Miller, and Allan Adler on sax, will play a mix of Latin, American standards, Latin, Spanish, and French songs and pop music at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 30, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.
Jacksonville Farmers Market: The market is open from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. every Sunday through October on the grounds of the Historic Jacksonville Courthouse, 206 N. Fifth St., Jacksonville. You’ll find local produce, fresh baked goods, naturally raised beef, local seafood, beverages, treats, prepared foods, arts, crafts and live music. Live music is performed from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Find jville.market on Facebook for updates and further information.
David Barnes: The Southern Oregon singer and guitarist, David Barnes, will perform at 3 p.m. Sundays in the wine garden at South Stage Cellars, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville. See southstagecellars.com or call 541-899-9120.
Ambrose & Galfano: The guitarist and composer Jon Galfano along with singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Jen Ambrose, will perform classic rock and pop tunes at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 31, at Walkabout Brewing Co., 921 Mason Way, Medford. See walkaboutbrewing.com or call 541-734-4677.
Jeff Kloetzel: Singer, songwriter and guitar player Jeff Kloetzel will play an acoustic mix of pop, folk and soul, along with original songs at 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 31, at RoxyAnn Winery, 3285 Hillcrest Road, Medford. See roxyann.com or call 541-776-2315.
Scarlet: Multi-instrumentalist Scarlet, double bassist Timothy Kelly, and percussionist Michael St. John, will perform a mix of jazz, blues, country, and rock at 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 31, at Rellik Winery and Alpaca Farm, 970 Old Stage Road, Central Point. See rellikwinery.com or call 541-499-0449.
Clayton Joseph Scott: Singer-songwriter Clayton Joseph Scott will perform at 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 31, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.
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 library branch offers a unique craft for every age group, from preschoolers to adults, and all need supplies are included in the kit. For details, see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar, or call the library branch in your area.
Paul Schmeling Band: The Paul Schmeling Band will perform jazz standards from 7 to 9 p.m. Mondays at Martino’s Restaurant and Lounge, 58 E. Main St., Ashland. Email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 541-488-4420.
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.
Social Benefit Dance Club: Dance to music performed by Darren Kuykendall at 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Rogue Valley Square Dance Center, 3377 Table Rock Road, Medford. You do not need a partner to participate. Admission is $5-$6. Call 541-727-7070.
Medford Senior Center Bingo: The Medford Senior Center will host Bingo games for adults at 12:30 p.m. every Wednesday and Friday at the Medford Senior Center, 510 East Main St.; $8 for six cards for 10 games. Must be 18 or older to participate. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. For further details on the games or for a full listing of activities and services available, see medfordseniorcenter.org.
Rogue Blues Society: The Rogue Blues Society will hold a jam session from 6 to 9 p.m. the first and third Wednesday of each month at Grape Street Bar & Grill, 31 S. Grape St., Medford. Social distancing rules must be followed and maintained on stage, including that vocalists provide their own microphones; masks must be worn when away from your table. See grapestreetbarandgrill.com, find Rogue Blues Society on Facebook or call 541-500-8881.
Caballito Negro and Left Edge Percussion: Caballito Negro and Left Edge Percussion will perform Jeff Herriott’s “The Stone Tapestry,” an epic, shape-shifting work for flute and percussion soloists with percussion quartet from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 3, at the Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., on the Southern Oregon University campus in Ashland. “The Stone Tapestry” weaves together myths about origins, life-cycles, and the significance of change. Composed for flute and percussion soloists and percussion quartet, employing a myriad of flutes, percussion, electronics, and video, the piece traces the path of just a few stones, from discovery to disappearance, in a ritualistic performance. Tickets are $10, $5 for seniors and free for full-time students with 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. Call 541-552-6348.
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.
Pub Trivia: Family-friendly games of trivia are available from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays at 4 Daughters Irish Pub, 126 W. Main St., Medford. Participation is free, and there are prizes for winning teams. Call 541-779-4455.
Comedy Improv Sessions: The Rogue Valley Improvers, led by Thomas Hartmann who trained with Second City Chicago, will hold free improvisational comedy practice from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursdays at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. For further information, email email@example.com.
Slopes & Trails: Slopes & Trails will host a free meet-and-greet at 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 5, at Wild River Brewing & Pizza Co., 2684 N. Pacific Highway, Medford. The nonprofit organization provides social and recreational activities. See slopes.org.
Paul Turnipseed: Guitarist Paul Turnipseed will perform a mix of New Orleans and Latin rhythms, along with jazz and blues standards at 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 5, at DANCIN Vineyards, 4477 S. Stage Road, Medford. Admission is free. Call 541-245-1133 or dancin.com.
Jen Ambrose: Singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Jen Ambrose will play a mix of original blues, soul and folk at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 5, at Downtown Market Co., 123 W. Main St., Medford. See downtownmarketco.com or call 541-973-2233.
Oregon Oldtime Fiddlers Association: The group will hold a family-friendly public jam session and dance from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 6, at the Eagle Point Grange, 5 S. Shasta Ave., Eagle Point. Acoustic musicians are welcome to sit in and play, and dancing is encouraged. Donations are optional. Call 541-956-0618 or 541-218-0126 or see ootfa4.org.
Daniel Nickels: Guitarist and singer Daniel Nickels will perform ‘90s rock and indie rock at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 6, at Stone River Winery and Vineyard, 2178 Pioneer Road, Talent. Call 541-631-9583.
Michal Palzewicz & Ayke Agus: Cellist Michal Palzewicz and pianist Ayke Agus will perform at 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 6, at Grizzly Peak Winery, 1600 E. Nevada St., Ashland. The program will feature a varied selection of music by Chopin, Franck, Popper, Bartok, Tchaikovsky, Shostakovich and other composers Admission is $25 and reservations are required. For reservations email at GPWreservations@gmail.com. See grizzlypeakwinery.com or call 541-482-5700 for further details.
JuJu Eyeball: Bend-based Beatles cover band JuJu Eyeball will perform at 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 19, at the Talent Club, 114 Talent Ave., Talent. Tickets are $15. See Talentclublive.com for ticket info or call 541-535-2721.