Live Rogue Valley music, growers markets and more: April 29
Friday, April 29
Oregon Fringe Festival: The Oregon Center for the Arts at Southern Oregon University will hold its annual Fringe Festival from Wednesday, April 27, through Sunday, May 1, both live at a variety of venues throughout Ashland, and online. Featuring over 35 different artists, this year’s festival will include over 20 live performances and more than 10 online performances, in addition to over 20 opportunities to interact with creative work both live and online that is not scheduled as a performance. The festival highlights unconventional artistic work in unconventional spaces. For a complete list of performances and other creative opportunities see oregonfringefestival.org.
Spanish Language Group: English speakers with at least an intermediate knowledge of Spanish can meet at 11 a.m. Fridays, at the Medford Senior Center, 510 East Main St. Look for casual, supportive conversation and interpretation. Native speakers are welcome to help. Call 541-779-1829.
Slopes & Trails: Slopes & Trails will host a free meet-and-greet at 5 p.m. Friday, April 29, at Dunbar Farms Rocky Knoll Tasting Room, 2881 Hillcrest Road, Medford. The nonprofit organization provides social and recreational activities. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required. See slopes.org.
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, April 29, at DANCIN Vineyards, 4477 S. Stage Road, Medford. Admission is free. Call 541-245-1133 or dancin.com.
Buddy Paprock: Acoustic guitarist Buddy Paprock will perform a blend of indie rock and pop songs at 5 p.m. Friday, April 29, at Schmidt Family Vineyards, 330 Kubli Road, Grants Pass, Admission is free. See sfvineyards.com or call 541-846-9985.
Pacifica: Vocalist Alissa Weaver, guitarist and vocalist Jack Fischer, and drummer Michael Whipple will perform at 5 p.m. Friday, April 29, at Rellik Winery and Alpaca Farm, 970 Old Stage Road, Central Point. See rellikwinery.com or call 541499-0449.
Daniel Nickels: Guitarist and singer Daniel Nickels will perform ‘90s rock and indie and folk rock at 5:30 p.m. Friday, April 29, at South Stage Cellars, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville. See southstagecellars.com or call 541-899-9120.
Jeff Kloetzel: Singer, songwriter and guitar player Jeff Kloetzel will play an acoustic mix of pop, folk and soul, along with original songs at 5:30 p.m. Friday, April 29, at Dunbar Farms Rocky Knoll Winery, 2881 Hillcrest Road, Medford. Admission is free. See dunbarfarms.com or call 541-414-3363.
Rogue Rage Duo: Harmonica player Harpo DeRoma and guitar and Dobro player Dan Tiller will perform Delta and country-style blues at 6 p.m. Friday, April 29, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.
Billy Rock: Billy Rock will perform at 6 p.m. Friday, April 29, at RoxyAnn Winery, 3285 Hillcrest Road, Medford. See roxyann.com or call 541-776-2315.
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.
Nick Garrett Powell: Guitarist and singer Nick Garrett Powell, lead singer of the acoustic duo The Fret Drifters, will perform at 7 p.m. Friday, April 29, at Jefferson Spirits, 404 E. Main St, Medford. See jeffersonspirits.com, Jefferson Spirits on Facebook or call 541-500-1349.
Chris Webby: Rapper Chris Webby, along with Ekoh and Jaeross will perform at 7 p.m. Friday, April 29, at the Historic Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St., Ashland. Tickets are $30 and $40; special VIP ticket packages available. Tickets available online at liveatthearmory.com or at 42Degrees, 613 E. Main St., Medford. Must be 21 or older to attend. For further details see liveatthearmory.com. Call 541-488-7001.
Southern Oregon Concert Band: The band, conducted by Chris Pearson, will present “Together Again!” at 7 p.m. Friday, April 29, in the North Medford High School Auditorium, 1900 N. Keene Way Drive, Medford. The program will feature Gustav Holst’s “First Suite in E flat for Military Band,” Percy Grainger’s “Irish Tune from County Derry,” “Toccata for Band” by Frank Erikson, a Warren Barker arrangement “Mancini Spectacular,” and a novelty piece “Instant Concert” that is a tour de force presenting 30 separate, well-known melodies in three minutes and ten seconds. Admission is free, but donations will be accepted. For further details email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Savannah Fuentes Flamenco: Seattle-based Flamenco dancer Savannah Fuentes will perform her latest work, “Eterno, el Flamenco vive,” along with vocalist and guitarist Diego Amador Jr. at 7 p.m. Friday, April 29, at the Grizzly Peak Winery, 1600 E. Nevada St., Ashland, and again at 8 p.m. Saturday, April 30, at the Jacksonville Community Center, 160 E. Main St., Jacksonville. Tickets for either performance are $27, $40 for VIP seating, $18 for students, and $12 for children. Tickets and further details are available online at eventbrite.com.
Jerusalem Quartet: Chamber Music Concerts will host the Jerusalem Quartet in two concerts at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 29, and 3 p.m. Saturday, April 30, in the Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., on the Southern Oregon University campus in Ashland. Friday’s concert will feature Haydn’s String Quartet in F Minor, Op. 20 no. 5; Shostakovich’s String Quartet No. 7 in F-sharp Minor, Op. 108; and Beethoven’s String Quartet in C Major, Op. 59 no. 3 “Rasumovsky.” Saturday’s performance includes Mendelssohn’s Quartet in E Minor, Op. 44 no. 2; Webern’s Langsamer Satz; and Tchaikovsky’s String Quartet No.1 in D Major, Op. 11. Since the ensemble’s founding in 1993 and subsequent 1996 debut, the four Israeli musicians have embarked on a journey of growth and maturation. This experience has resulted in a wide repertoire and stunning depth of expression, which carries on the string quartet tradition in a unique manner. The Jerusalem Quartet is a regular and beloved guest on the world’s great concert stages. With visits to North America, the quartet has performed in cities such as New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Houston, Philadelphia, Washington, Cleveland, and around the world. Ticket prices start at $36, $5 for full-time SOU students and Oregon Trail Card holders. Tickets and program details are available online at chambermusicconcerts.org or by calling the Box Office at 541-552-6154.
Lisa Loeb: 2018 Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Lisa Loeb will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 29, at the Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford. Loeb’s career was kick-started with her platinum-selling hit song “Stay (I Missed You)” from the film “Reality Bites.” A trailblazing independent artist, Loeb was the first pop musician to have a No. 1 single while not signed to a recording contract. She followed that feat with several hit singles and six albums, two of which were certified gold. Loeb will take the stage with just her guitar and her acerbic wit, sharing songs and stories that are both nostalgic and now. Tickets are $35, $32 or $29; $26, $23, $20 for ages 22 and younger. Tickets and further information can be found at craterian.org, at the box office, 16 S. Bartlett St., or by calling 541-779-3000.
Highway Bound: The Country music trio featuring Erica Flynn on vocals, and guitarists Jimi and Alex Detweiler will perform at 8 p.m. Friday, April 29, at Grape Street Bar & Grill, 31 S. Grape St., Medford. See grapestreetbarandgrill.com or call 541-500-8881.
Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias: Stand-up comedian Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias will perform at 8 p.m. Friday, April 29,the Expo, 1 Peninger Road, Central Point. Iglesias is one of America’s most successful stand-up comedians performing at sold-out concerts around the world. Tickets are $40 for lawn seating and are available online at tickets.attheexpo.com.
The Bouray: The five-piece band will play a blend funk, hip-hop, American folk and rock ’n’ roll at 8 p.m. Friday, April 29, at Johnny B’s, 120 E. 6th St., Medford. See jbsmedford.com or call 458-226-2722.
Saturday, April 30
Medford Cars & Coffee: Car enthusiasts can meet from 9 a.m. 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.
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. See growersmarket.org.
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 along Calle Guanajuato, the pedestrian walkway behind the downtown plaza that runs next to Ashland Creek in Ashland. Call 541-301-9811 or see lithiaartisansmarket.com.
Thor Polson Jazz Trio: Pianist Thor Polson, drummer Mike Fitch, and bassist Dave Miller will perform original compositions and seldom-heard masterpieces written by well-known jazz composers from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, April 30, at La Baguette Music Café, 340 A St., Ashland. See labaguettemusiccafe.com or call 541-482-0855.
Heritage Plant Sale: The Southern Oregon Historical Society will hold its annual Hanley Heritage Plant Sale from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, April 30-May 1, at Hanley Farm, 1053 Hanley Road, between Central Point and Jacksonville. More than 50 varieties will be offered, including lilacs, hellebores, columbine, peonies, iris, daylilies, herbs, rose bushes and green fig trees. Herbs, both plants and dried, as well as strawberries, tomatoes and other vegetables, also will be available. Many of the items were cultivated from plants, shrubs and trees on the historic farmhouse property. A raffle will be available for a 2-square-foot wall of succulents ready to hang. Proceeds from raffle ticket purchases will go towards heritage replacement roses at the farm. Admission to the plant sale is free. For further information, see sohs.org or call 541-773-6536.
Rogue Valley Bike Swap: Buy, sell or donate bicycles and related equipment from noon to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, April 30, at The Grove, 1195 E. Main St., Ashland. Test ride an e-bike, register your bike with the Ashland PD, and learn about bike events and advocacy efforts in your community. Those interested in selling or donating bikes can drop it off at The Grove from 5 to 7 p.m. the day before the swap, or from 8 to 10 a.m. the day of the event. Bikes can also be brought to the RVTD building in downtown Medford, 229 S. Front St., from 4-6 p.m. Friday, April 29. A portion of each sale will go to fund youth bike education programs in local public schools. For further information email email@example.com or call 541-552-2264.
Día de los Niños Celebration: Día de los niños/Día de los libros (Children’s Day/Book Day—also known as Día) is a nationally recognized initiative that emphasizes the importance of literacy for children from all backgrounds. Kids can join in on the celebration which features activities, performances, art, free books, food, and more from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 30, at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave. For further details see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-774-8679.
Mercy Duo: The soul, pop and R&B duo—singer Lynda Day and guitarist Dave Day — will perform at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 30, at Stone River Winery and Vineyard, 2178 Pioneer Road, Talent. Call 541-631-9583.
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. Saturday, April 30, at Hummingbird Estate Winery, 1677 Old Stage Road, Central Point. See hummingbirdestate.com or call 541-930-2650.
Michaela Skye: Singer and highland bagpiper Michaela Skye will perform at 4 p.m. Saturday, April 30, at Rellik Winery and Alpaca Farm, 970 Old Stage Road, Central Point. See rellikwinery.com or call 541499-0449.
Sing Into Spring: The Gold Hill Community Development Organization will host a free family-friendly evening from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, April 30, at the Gold Hill Sports Park, 14745 Highway 234. Live music will be performed by the Rock Point RV Park Acoustic Musicians and Friends. Also look for food trucks and local vendors. No alcohol or dogs allowed. For further details call 541-944-8829.
Joshua Paul: Guitarist and singer Joshua Paul will perform a blend of Americana, rock, country, and blues at 5 p.m. Saturday, April 30, at Callahan’s Mountain Lodge, 7100 Old Highway 99 S., Ashland. See callahanslodge.com/events or call 541-482-1299.
New Vintage Swing Jazz: Vocalist Linda Powers and her jazz band — jazz guitarist Michael Wells, bassist Scott Johnson, and drummer Tom Stamper — will perform at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, April 30, at Dunbar Farms Rocky Knoll Winery, 2881 Hillcrest Road, Medford. Admission is free. See dunbarfarms.com or call 541-414-3363.
Rock n’ Ebnother: The band Rock n’ Ebnother will perform classic rock and pop tunes at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, April 30, at South Stage Cellars, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville. See southstagecellars.com or call 541-899-9120.
Moment in Time: The contemporary modern dance company, Moment in Time will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 30, and 2 p.m. Sunday, May 1, at Oak Street Dance Studio, 1287 Oak Street, Ashland., The dance company, now in its 26th year, will showcase six new dances, each choreographed by artistic director Rosalind Schrodt during the pandemic, set to the music of cellist Martin Watkinson. Tickets are $20 at the door, cash or check only, and will be available a half-hour before the performance. Seating in the studio is limited. COVID-19 precautions may be required. Those planning to attend are asked to bring a mask with them. For further details find Moment in Time Dance Company on Facebook, see oakstreetdance.com or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
HYPROV: The mystery of hypnosis and surprise of improv combine for a singularly side-splitting experience in “HYPROV: Improv Under Hypnosis,” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 30, at the Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford. Master Hypnotist Asad Mecci will hypnotize 20 volunteer audience members before culling them down to the funniest five and unleashing improv extraordinaire Colin Mochrie of “Whose Line Is it, Anyway?” on to the stage. Tickets are $48, $45 or $42; $36, $33 or $30 for ages 22 and younger. Tickets and further information can be found at craterian.org, at the box office, 16 S. Bartlett St., or by calling 541-779-3000.
Hip-Hop Show: Hear rap and hip-hop performances by KRYPTiC, Savelle Tha Native, STANO, It’s Denny, Day Dreamer, Cameron Daye, iAMJ, and Primetyme at 8 p.m. Saturday, April 30, at Johnny B’s, 120 E. 6th St., Medford. Must be 21 or older to attend. See jbsmedford.com or call 458-226-2722.
TC & The Reactions: Power R&B band TC and The Reactions — Thom Cammarota on bass and vocals, Abraham Saleeb on guitar, Michael Jones on keyboards, Tom Reilly on sax, and Jon Glaser on drums — will perform Motown, Soul, blues and rock classics along with original compositions at 8 p.m. Saturday, April 30, at Grape Street Bar & Grill, 31 S. Grape St., Medford. See grapestreetbarandgrill.com or call 541-500-8881.
Sunday, May 1
Native Plant Sale: The Jackson County Master Gardeners will hold a native plant sale to support local pollinators from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 1, in the back parking lot of the Pollination Place, 312 N. Main St., Phoenix. A list of plants which will be available for purchase, along with further details can be found beginning Sunday, April 24, online at pollinatorprojectroguevalley.org/native-plant-sale-for-the-pollinators. Call 458-214-0508.
Rogue Valley Old Timers Car Club: People interested in old car mechanics, restoration, safety and touring in their cars are invited to meet at 1 p.m. the first Sunday of every month, at the Independent Order of Odd Fellows Hall, 1130 Hazel St., Central Point. Membership is open to anyone who owns a car or truck 30 years old or older. Call 541-535-7658 or 541-227-3030.
Northwest Bird Club: Owners and those interested in pet birds can meet at 2 p.m. the first Sunday of every month, at Rogue Valley Square Dance Center, 3377 Table Rock Road, Medford. On Sunday, May 1, club member Rheanna Bowsman will give a presentation on backyard chickens. Bowsman will bring in a few chickens from her flock to show and offer tips related to their care, such as diet, environment, common health issues and go over the different breeds. See nwbirdclub.org or find Northwest Bird Club on Facebook.
Imani Winds: Grammy-nominated Imani Winds will premiere “We Cannot Walk Alone,” featuring co-commissioned compositions by three Pacific Northwest composers of color that offer new perspectives into our region’s history and new hope for the region’s future at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 1, in the Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., on the Southern Oregon University campus in Ashland. For this program, Anima Mundi Productions, Chamber Music Northwest, and Oregon Bach Festival have co-commissioned new works by Washington-based Miguel del Águila and Oregon-based YuanChen Li and Damien Geter. The concert will also include works selected by Imani Winds — Sontonga’s Nkosi si ke Leli (South African National Anthem) arranged by Valerie Coleman, Nathalie Joachim’s “Seen,” and Jason Moran’s “Cane.” In 2016, Imani Winds received a permanent presence in the classical music section of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, DC. Tickets are $25-$39. Special reduced ticket pricing is available at the door for students under 25 and Oregon Trail cardholders. Please arrive 30 minutes early to purchase discounted tickets. For tickets and further information see humanitytickets.com, call 541-833-3066 or email at email@example.com.
David Barnes: Southern Oregon singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, David Barnes, will perform original music and select covers from 3 to 5 p.m. Sundays at South Stage Cellars, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville. See southstagecellars.com or call 541-899-9120.
Tim Church: Guitarist Tim Church will play a mix of classical, jazz, Spanish and Brazilian instrumentals at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, May 1, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.
Monday, May 2
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.
Children’s Garden StoryWalk: Visit the garden outside the Children’s department at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave., during regular library operating hours through the months of March, April and May, to join in the “Read Outside” program. Pages from a picture book will be displayed for you to follow along and enjoy. Come back each month for a new story. For further details, see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-774-8679.
DART Mobile Services: The JCLS DART outreach vehicle, which visits a variety of locations throughout Jackson County, is a Wi-Fi hotspot and computer lab all rolled into one. Library staff, known as Mobile Services Specialists, offer use of their laptop computers, along with tech help and special programs and presentations. Anyone within a 300-foot radius of DART can access its Wi-Fi for free. To learn more, including the most up-to-date schedule of stops, see jcls.org/DART or call 541-774-8679.
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.
Tuesday, May 3
Ashland Rogue Valley Growers & Crafters Market: Seasonal fruits and vegetables, fresh-cut flowers, crafts, specialty foods, drinks and more are available from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays through November, at the National Guard Armory, 1420 E. Main St., Ashland. See rvgrowersmarket.com.
Medford Senior Center Bingo: The Medford Senior Center will host bingo games for adults at 12:30 p.m. every Tuesday and Saturday 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.
Social Dance Club: Dance to music performed by Darren Kuykendall from 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays at the Rogue Valley Square Dance Center, 3377 Table Rock Road, Medford. Dances include swing, foxtrot, waltz, cha-cha, Tango and more. You do not need a partner to participate. Admission is $5-$6. Call or text 541-941-1973.
Medford Cribbage Tournament: Compete in a round of cribbage with the local cribbage group at 1:45 p.m. Tuesdays at Mountain Mike’s Pizza, 2640 E. Barnett Road, Medford. All ages welcome. Call 541-499-1500.
Eagle Point Friends Book Club: Discuss suggested books with this reader’s group from 2 to 3:15 p.m. the first Tuesday of every month at the Eagle Point library, 239 W. Main St. The book to be discussed on Tuesday, May 3, will be “ The Underground Girls of Kabul” by Jenny Nordburg. For further details see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-826-3313.
Tuesday Afternoon Knitters: Knitters, crocheters and tatters of all skill levels can gather to learn from each other, share ideas and create new pieces from 3 to 5 p.m. the first and third Tuesday of each month at the Phoenix library, 510 W. First St. For further information see Tuesday Afternoon Knitters on Facebook.
Sweet Adelines: The Southern Oregon Sound Chapter of Sweet Adelines International, a dynamic a cappella chorus for women, under the direction of Martha Segura, offers instruction on vocal technique, musical accuracy and showmanship. Rehearsals are from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays at Eastwood Baptist Church, 675 N. Keene Way Drive, Medford. Call 541-595-8247 or see southernoregonsoundchorus.com.
Wednesday, May 4
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 5 p.m. Wednesday to Sunday. Many exhibits will be modified to reduce touch surfaces — fewer hands-on activities — and increase physical distancing. Admission is $12.50, $10.50 for ages 2 through 12 and 65 and older, and free for kids under age 2, $3 for SNAP/Oregon Trail card holders. Admission is $3 the first Sunday of every month. To purchase tickets or for more information, see scienceworksmuseum.org or call 541-482-6767.
‘Windows in Time’ local history lecture: As part of the free “Windows in Time” lecture series, Katie Johnson, staff archaeologist at the Southern Oregon University Laboratory of Anthropology, will present “Connections Across Landscapes: Building Stories out of Bones” at noon Wednesday, May 4, at the Medford library, 205 S. Central Ave., and via Zoom. Johnson will examine excavations at the Jacksonville Chinese Quarter Site that resulted in the recovery of over 50 pounds of animal bones. These bones represent mealtimes, home cooking, adaptation and innovation of Oregon Chinese Americans in late nineteenth century. By connecting the artifact assemblage to markets, community networks, and the movement of these materials across the landscape, we are able to enter into broader discussions of what it was to be a Chinese American in late nineteenth century Oregon. Registration is required for attending both in-person and online. To register and for further details, see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar, or for more info call 541-774-8679. Meeting details will be emailed to you when you register. The program will be recorded for later viewing on JCLS’ YouTube channel, youtube.com/c/JCLSBeyond.
Kid Crafternoon: Children can plant a flower in a pot to keep or give to someone special at 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 4, at the White City library, 3143 Avenue C. For further details or to register, see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-864-8880.
Yarnia: Children 8 and older can learn to knit or crochet from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesdays at the Eagle Point library, 239 W. Main St. Supplies and instruction are provided. All levels welcome. For further details, see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-826-3313.
David Cahalan: Singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist David Cahalan will perform at 5 p.m. Wednesday, May 4, at DANCIN Vineyards, 4477 S. Stage Road, Medford. Admission is free. Call 541-245-1133 or dancin.com.
Danielle Kelly Jazz Trio: Singer Danielle Kelly, guitarist Paul Turnipseed and bassist Jeff Addicott will play a mix of jazz styles at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 4, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.
Mark Charles Hill: Guitarist and singer Mark Charles Hill will play a mix of light rock, country and pop at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 4, at Hummingbird Estate Winery, 1677 Old Stage Road, Central Point. See hummingbirdestate.com or call 541-930-2650.
Clayton Joseph Scott: Singer-songwriter Clayton Joseph Scott will perform at 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 4, at South Stage Cellars, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville. $5 cover. See southstagecellars.com or call 541-899-9120.
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. A different band will host each jam. See grapestreetbarandgrill.com, find Rogue Blues Society on Facebook or call 541-500-8881.
Jacob Jolliff Band: The bluegrass band, led by Portland-based musician Jacob Jolliff, will perform at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 4, at Fry Family Farm, 2184 Ross Lane, Medford. Tickets are $25, children 12 and under get in free. Tickets are available online at eventbrite.com. Fry Family Farm will serve organic pizza, salads, wine and beer; bring your own seating. No pets or outside food and drinks. Doors open at 6 p.m. For further information see ashlandfolkcollective.com.
Gerry O’Connor: Irish fiddle player Gerry O’Connor, accompanied by guitarist Richard Mandel of Calif., will perform traditional and original Irish songs and tell stories at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 4, at Grizzly Peak Winery, 1600 E. Nevada St., Ashland. O’Connor recorded and toured with The Irish Baroque Orchestra during 2006-2007 season, under the direction of Elizabeth Wallfish, recording “Ardee Dances,” a piece commissioned for Irish Fiddle and Baroque Orchestra and written by Rachel Holstead. In 2018 Gerry was awarded “Ceannródaí,” the prestigious Bardic Award by Comhaltas for his valued contribution to the Traditional Arts. Advance tickets are $25; reservations recommended. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. For tickets, see grizzlypeakwinery.com or call 541-482-5700.
Thursday, May 5
Medford Growers Market: Fresh and organic seasonal produce, fresh-cut flowers, crafts and food carts are available from local farms and vendors from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursdays through November, in Hawthorne Park, 501 E. Main St., corner of East Jackson and Hawthorne streets, Medford. See rvgrowersmarket.com.
Eagle Point Book Sale: Book sales are held from 12:30 to 3 p.m. Thursdays at the Eagle Point library, 239 W. Main St. Look for new or gently-used books, DVDs and CDs. Proceeds help fund library programs, activities and collections. For further details, see jcls.org and click on Programs & Events and then JCLS Calendar or call 541-826-3313.
Shine Swing Trio: The jazz trio, led by Steve Shine, will perform vintage jazz and classic swing at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, May 5, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.
Irish Music: Hear live traditional Irish and Celtic music by a variety of local musicians and join in dancing led by Alexis Jordan at 5:30 p.m. every Thursday at Dunbar Farms Rocky Knoll Winery, 2881 Hillcrest Road, Medford. Admission is free. See dunbarfarms.com or call 541-414-3363.
Trivia Night: Lighthearted games of trivia are available at 6:30 p.m. Thursdays at Portal Brewing, 100 E 6th St, Medford. Participation is free; prize for winning team. Call 541-326-2261.
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.
Billy Bob Thornton & The Boxmasters: California-based rock band Billy Bob Thornton & The Boxmasters will perform at 8 p.m. Thursday, May 5, at the Historic Rogue Theatre, 143 S.E. H St., Grants Pass. Tickets are $40. Doors open at 7 p.m. For tickets and further information see roguetheatre.org or call 541-471-1316.