Mozart Requiem Oct. 24, 26
The Voci Community Choir and Columbia Gorge Sinfonietta Orchestra present the towering Mozart Requiem, featuring soloists from Pacific University. Although left incomplete at the time of his death, Mozart's sketches provided enough musical information for his students to complete the entire Requiem, which has become one of the most beloved works in Western music. WyEast Performing Arts Center, Friday, Oct. 24, at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 26, at 2 p.m. Please see page B1 for details.
Kerry Williams at The Pines
This week at The Pines Tasting Room:
Friday, Oct. 24, 6-9 p.m., Kerry Williams on guitar and mandolin. High energy or sweet and slow, Kerry’s virtuosity guarantees a great music evening.
Coming up Friday, Oct. 31, 7-10 p.m., Bonneville Power Trio. Ben Bonham’s guitar playing is rooted in the music of pre-radio America when all music was live and styles weren't pigeonholed. The Pines Tasting Room, 202 Cascade Ave., Hood River; 541-993-8301.
Planet Booty in HR Oct. 24
Get ready for 6-piece Oakland dance/funk/electro party band Planet Booty — known for their energetic, sweat-drenched live shows. Critics say Planet Booty is an “eclectic collection of impressively talented musicians and are not just a gimmicky comedy act.” Catch them at River City Saloon on Friday, Oct. 24. River City Saloon, 207 Cascade Ave., Hood River; 541-387-2583.
Rocky Horror returns Oct. 29
It’s back . . . just in time for Halloween, the Rocky Horror Picture Show, on Wednesday, Oct. 29, at the Columbia Center for the Arts. Join the party and costume contest with no-host bar at 7, movie at 8 p.m.
Experience the classic cult rock-musical/sci-fi film that follows newlywed couple Brad and Janet to the castle of Dr. Frank-N-Furter, a transvestite. A place to stay is offered, but will Brad and Janet want to remain there, especially when a large group of Transylvanians dance to the Time Warp? Rocky Horror is an audience participation event; however due to the nature of the theater please don’t bring real food to throw. Plastic, rubber or foam food is encouraged (www.rockyhorror. com/participation). Rated R, $8 admission.
Student Loan at CEBU Lounge
This week at CEBU Lounge:
Friday, Oct 24, The Student Loan – Fast & Furious Jamgrass. “The Student Loan is an eclectic four-piece newgrass band based in Portland. Mixing traditional bluegrass and folk music with elements of rock, jazz, and blues, The Student Loan has a sound that defies genre and is both familiar and new.”
Saturday, Oct. 25: Sam Densmore Band – Indie Folk Rock. Critics say, “Densmore’s pleasant voice and smartly succinct songwriting make for a strong and impressive double whammy.” Shows start at 9:30 p.m. Best Western Plus Hood River Inn, 1108 E. Marina Way; 541-386-2200.
‘Wildlands’ benefit Nov. 6
A benefit fundraiser for environmental group Cascadia Wildlands at Double Mountain Brewery is on Thursday Nov. 6, from 7-10 p.m. Cascadia Wildlands, is a nonprofit organization that works to restore and safeguard wildlife, waterways and public wilderness throughout the Cascades. The event will feature music by local bands The Greenneck Daredevils and Kitchen Table — and a silent auction will be set up to help raise funds. Double Mountain Brewery, 8 Fourth St., Hood River; 541-387-0042.
Kit Garoutte at White Buffalo
Guitarist Kit Garoutte plays at The White Buffalo's complimentary wine tasting on Thursday, Oct. 23, from 6-9 p.m. White Buffalo Wines, 4040 Westcliff Dr., Hood River; 541-386-5534.