Miss Shevaughn returns May 23
Roots-rock band Miss Shevaughn & Yuma Wray will be performing in Hood River show at the Trillium Cafe on Friday, May 23. This show is in support of their newly released sophomore studio album “Lean Into The Wind” and part of the couple's national “Honeymoon Tour” following their March 1 wedding in Paso Robles, Calif.
Trillium Cafe, 207 Oak St., Hood River, 541-308-0800.
Paul Basile at River City
Songwriter Paul Basile of the Brooklyn, N.Y.-based Americana rock band, Great Elk is performing at the River City Saloon in Hood River on Wednesday, May 21. Last year, Basile moved from the trendiest of Brooklyn neighborhoods to a farm in Cheshire, Ore., where he and his wife are living in a renovated Silver Streak camper. Since that time he has been touring the Northwest as a solo act in between band pursuits.
Check out greatelkmusic.com.
River City Saloon, 207 Cascade Ave., Hood River; 541-387-2583.
Oregon United for Marriage benefit May 15 at Double Mtn.
“Music to Unite the Gorge,” swings into place Thursday, May 15, when master mandolinist Kerry Williams and the Huckleberry Pickers bring two hours of their western swing music to Double Mountain Brewery and Tap Room in Hood River beginning at 8 p.m.
Donations will be gratefully accepted for Oregon United for Marriage and Oregon United Against Discrimination. The nonprofit group is working statewide to ensure equal access to marriage for all people and to defeat a proposed ballot initiative that would make it legal for businesses to deny goods and services to same-sex couples in Oregon.
Chris Stewart, Matt Brown at The Pines
Friday, May 16, 7-9 p.m. Chris Stewart — Chris Stewart’s music embodies the heart of a singer-songwriter. There is a road from every heart that leads to our own unique expression of life, love, heartache and joy. Chris’s music captures these and the division between them with a unique sound that forms a bond with the listener.
Friday, May 23, 7-9 p.m., Matt Brown — Matt’s extraordinary vocals and moving lyrics are awe-inspiring and his live performance, whether solo or with a band, is an intimate and moving experience that stands head and shoulders above the crowd. This exceptional talent is from Portland.
The Pines, 202 Cascade Ave.; 541-993-8301
Stephen Sauer at Marley’s Corner May 17
Marley’s Corner Pub will have an acoustic performance by Stephen M. Sauer on Saturday, May 17, from 6-8 p.m. No cover charge; all ages welcome.
Marley’s Corner, Cozy Scottish Pub & Take-away Drive-thru, at 13th and C streets on the Heights in Hood River; marleyscorner.com.
CEBU Lounge hosts Quick & Easy Boys, Sidestreet Reny
Friday, May 16: The Quick & Easy Boys, 9:30 p.m. – rock funk jams. The Quick & Easy Boys, a power trio out of Portland, create their own blend of rock ‘n’ roll. Imagine the Minutemen, the Police, and Band of Gypsies rolled into one.
Saturday, May 17: Sidestreet Reny, 9:30 p.m. – Delta blues rock. Sidestreet Reny is something, well, unique. He’s a beautiful guitar player, really squeezing every drop of soul out of that tinny, wild-sounding instrument with the metal pie-plate top.
Monday, May 19: The Gulizia Brothers special early Monday show, 6 p.m. — piano and drums jazz combo. The Gulizia Brothers present a variety of jazz styles from straight ahead, to funky, to Latin jazz.
CEBU Lounge in the Best Western Hood River Inn, 1108 E. Marina Drive, Hood River.