Kevin Carr in Trout Lake Jan. 20
Folk musician Kevin Carr is coming to Trout Lake, Wash., for a concert at the Trout Lake Grange on Tuesday, Jan. 20, at 6:30 p.m. Suggested donation is $15. Fluent in several instruments — fiddle, numerous bagpipe styles — Carr is “a phenomenal multi-instrumentalist and storyteller who has visited and been influenced by the music of Russia, Spain, France, Canada and Ireland.” His latest CD is called “Fiddle Fables.” Trout Lake Grange 210, 2390 Highway 141, Trout Lake, Washington 98650; 509-395-2102.
Onehum plans CD release show Jan. 14 at Hood River Library
The new CD from Richard Tillinghast and Onehum is called "The Door Is Open." It features 14 new songs, with themes including thanking the mothers of this world, rejuvenation, rebirth, and getting lost on purpose under the Northwestern moon. The band features Richard Tillinghast on guitar, Tova Tillinghast on cello and Jason Russ on percussion. Catch the CD release party and concert on Wednesday, Jan. 14, at the Hood River County Library, starting at 7 p.m. Hood River County Library, 502 State St., Hood River; 541-386-2535.
Chris Stewart at The Pines
This week at The Pines:
Friday, Jan. 16, 6-9 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.”
The Pines Tasting Room, 202 Cascade Ave., Hood River; 541-993-8301.
Fields of May play Jan. 24 in CL
Stevenson-based band Fields of May will play at Thunder Island Brewing in Cascade Locks on Saturday, Jan. 24, from 6 to 9 p.m.
Band members include Dennis Morgan, lead guitar and vocals, Julie Mayfield on guitar and vocals and Jon Bennett on percussion. Expect old timey and western, country blues and a bit of jazz. Thunder Island Brewing, 515 Southwest Portage Road, Cascade Locks; 971-231-4599.
Ed Swick at White Buffalo
Local blue's musician Ed Swick (aka Eddie Corduroy) is playing solo at the White Buffalo's complimentary wine tasting on Thursday, Jan. 15, from 6-8 p.m.
“Ed draws inspiration from his favorite types of music, blues, surf and rockabilly and blends them into his own unique sound.” Free winetasting with Wy'east vineyards’ pinots and cabernets. White Buffalo Wines, 4040 Westcliff Dr., Hood River; 541-386-5534.
‘Banner Days’ at Springhouse
Springhouse Cellar continues with the Backroom Tuesdays music series, from 6-9:30 p.m. No cover charge, family-friendly, local food available.
Jan 13: Banner Days; Jan 20: Bonneville Power Trio; Jan 27: The Quiet American; Feb. 3: Sidestreeet Reny, Feb. 10: 10 String Symphony; Feb. 17: Matthew Zeltzer Band; Feb. 24: Gregory Rawlins; March 2: Acousta Noir; March 10: Sam Densmore Dam Sensmore. Springhouse Cellar, 13 Railroad Ave, Hood River; 541-308-0700.
‘Power Trio’ at Trillium Jan. 16
Ben Bonham and the Bonneville Power Trio plays on Friday, Jan. 16, at The Trillium Cafe in Hood River. Music starts at 9:30 p.m. and there is no cover charge. Trillium Cafe, 207 Oak St., Hood River, 541-308-0800.
Music at Mt. Hood Meadows Jan. 17 with Swan Sovereign
Music at the Vertical Ski Lounge at Mt. Hood Meadows starts next week and continues on Saturdays in January.
Jan. 17, 3-6 p.m. Swan Sovereign is a Portland trio with punchy, defiant pop songs, buttery harmonies, and bossy lyrics. Stephanie Schneiderman (drums), Lara Michell (guitar) and Christine McKinley (bass). Before taking over the rhythm section and forming the power trio that became Swan Sovereign, the three were in Dirty Martini. Swan Sovereign is like a dance party on a sunny day in Antarctica – bright and blinding.
Jan. 24, 3-6 p.m. Tony Smiley. Electro Acoustic music featuring original soul bearing songs, improv crowd pleasers, and creative cover mixes. Tony plays the keyboard, drum machine, guitar, tambourine, cowbell, and beat box along with his vocals. His songs are original groove-laden works of art.
Jan. 31, 3-6 p.m. Acoustic Minds. Portland twin sirens Amanda and Jenni Price, known together as Acoustic Minds, specialize in their own blend of soul and New Millennium dance pop. Their work has two completely different, though not necessarily opposing, sides: a quiet, acoustic side rife with gorgeous blues and soul influences and a loud, club-banging side that is rich in synths and lyrics about the type of love at first sight that can happen only on the dance floor.
Willie & Nelson play Jan. 16
Willie & Nelson is at Zim's in The Dalles on Friday, Jan. 16, from 6 to 9 p.m. Enjoy country, pop and rock tunes featuring vocals from Lisa Nelson. Zim's Brau Haus, 604 E 2nd St., The Dalles, 541-296-2368.
Entertainment listings can be e-mailed to jdrake@ hoodrivernews.com.