Jim Macmillan at Volcanic July 18
Jim MacMillan, Ryan McAlexander and Tim Ortlieb will be playing all original music at The Volcanic Bottle Shop on Friday, July 18, from 4:30-7 p.m. Volcanic Bottle Shoppe, 1410 12th St., Hood River; 541-436-1226.
Honeycutters at Cebu Lounge
This week at CEBU Lounge:
Friday, July 18: The Honeycutters (Asheville, NC) 9:30 p.m. – Appalachian Honky Tonk
“The Honeycutters are an original country roots band from Asheville, North Carolina. Since 2007, when the group formed, they have been playing music that is consistently as catchy as it is heartfelt. Organically grown around the songs of lead singer Amanda Anne Platt, the band has gained an audience that has stretched far beyond their mountain home to include all corners of the United States. Since the release of their first studio album, The Honeycutters have shared the stage with Guy Clark, Billy Joe Shaver, Tony Rice, The Seldom Scene, Ray Wylie Hubbard, Donna The Buffalo, Jill Andrews, and The Steep Canyon Rangers. After a successful 2013 Kickstarter campaign, The Honeycutters are currently working on their third studio album to be released in 2014.
Kay Floria at White Buffalo
Kay Floria plays keyboards and sings with a vocals style reminiscient of women blues singers in the 40's and 50's. She will be accompanied by Randy Bell on percussion at the White Buffalo's complimentary wine tasting on Thursday, July 17. White Buffalo Wines, 4040 Westcliff Dr., Hood River; 541-386-5534.
Too Slim returns July 16
Top NW rock-blues band Too Slim and the Taildraggers return to Hood River for a free all ages mid-week summer concert on Wednesday, July 16, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the parking lot next to Boda’s Kitchen on Oak Street. Boda’s Kitchen, 404 Oak Street, Hood River, (541) 386-9876.
‘HoBo’ at River City July 24
A modern One-Man-Band of sorts from Northern California, HoBo brings his unique blend of psychedelic acoustic guitar/drum looping to Hood River’s River City Saloon on Thursday, July 24. “Layering live spontaneously created drum-kit loops, followed by acoustic bass, guitar, and percussion loops, HoBo creates a sound like no other. HoBo has released three third studio albums, and is finishing the fourth, titled “Possible Lives” this summer. 10 p.m. 21 and over only. River City Saloon, 207 Cascade Ave., Hood River; 541-387-2583.
‘Hellodollface’ plays July 16
“A well-lit female-fronted eclectic soulchild born into a sea of evocative bass heavy, disco-plated live percussive backbeats. Salty, sweet, aggressive, and visceral, Hello Dollface delves into a genre touring sonic scope touching the likes of fellow indies St. Vincent and Hiatus Kaiyote, as the rhythm section throws back deep grooves with new-school ploys that seal the energy in this group of golden soul-funkster vagabonds.” The Colorado-based independent soul project features Ashley Edwards and Jesse Ogle. Catch them live at The Pint Shack on Wednesday, July 16, starting at 8 p.m. $3 cover, 21-and over only. The Pint Shack, 105 Fourth St., Hood River; 541-387-7600.
Fort Dalles Museum Family Fun Day set for July 19
Enjoy Fort Dalles Days Family Fun Day at Fort Dalles Museum, Saturday, July 19, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free admission all day. Tour the museum grounds and see live demonstrations of old-time pioneer skills, including: blacksmithing, rope making, wool spinning.
Take a free horse-drawn wagon ride to the historic Rorick House from 10 to 1 p.m. See the 4-H animals in the Anderson Barn. The Eagle Quest Drummers will be on hand. There will be plenty of food, with Indian Fry Bread, hamburgers; hot dogs, cotton candy, and beverages. Children's games will keep the kids busy. Fun for the whole family. Located at 500 W. 15th Street (corner of 15th and Garrison).
Call 541-296-4547 for more information.
Doug Stepina at Everybody’s July 18
“Doug Stepina spent the first 14 years of his musical career fronting multiple Chicago punk/indie bands from 1996-2010. After moving to PDX, Doug and drummer/collaborator Jordan Schroeder worked with various PDX musicians on several directions. After recruiting bassist Jake Baird the 3-piece settled on a sound that combined both indie and folk/country elements.” Catch him at Everybody’s Brewing on Friday, July 18, starting at 9:30 p.m. Everybody’s Brewing, 151 E. Jewett Blvd., White Salmon, Wash; 509-637-2774.
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