Entertainment Update for July 8

‘3 Speed’ at The Pines

This week at The Pines:

Friday, July 10, 6:00-9:00 p.m.:

The 3 Speed Trio features Ed Dietrich on bass, Dave Henehan on guitar, and Tim Ortlieb on drums. The group has found a voice playing jazz standards and modern rock tunes with a contemporary jazz twist. The Pines Tasting Room, 202 Cascade Ave., Hood River; 541-993-8301.

‘Dreams’ at Mt. Hood Winery

Mt Hood Winery celebrates its sixth anniversary on Saturday, July 11, with music by the dynamic acoustic fusion jazz artists Key of Dreams from 1-4 p.m. Mt. Hood Winery, 2882 Van Horn Drive, Hood River; 541-386-8333.

Volcanic anniversary July 11

Volcanic Bottle Shoppe's fifth anniversary party is on July 11, celebrating with three bands starting at 5 p.m. with singer/songwriters Matt Mesa and Mark Reynolds. “23rd and Union,” a new, rockin' local trio will follow them starting at 7 p.m. And, as is tradition, SmudgePot will take you into the late night with their jammin' grooves. Positive Light Productions will be in the house providing the ultimate party atmosphere after dark, and we'll have food available from Boda's Kitchen starting at 5 p.m. Volcanic Bottle Shoppe, 1410 12th St., Hood River; 541-436-1226.

Larry Russ at White Buffalo

On Thursday, July 9, it's Larry Russ and Raven with their beautiful harmonies and stellar guitar work at the White Buffalo from 6-8 p.m. This dynamic duo's original music and unique arrangements (from reflective to amusing and danceable) have brought them great popularity in the Gorge. Thursday's complimentary tasting is hosted by Divine Wines, one of the White Buffalo's favorite distributors. White Buffalo Wine Bar & Bistro, 4040 Westcliff Dr., Hood River; 541-386-5534.

Blues master MacLeod returns to The Pines July 24

A “master of original acoustic blues,” Doug MacLeod won the Blues Music Foundation Best Acoustic Player & Album for 2014. Sing Out Magazine says “MacLeod is preserving a lost art ... a must for any serious fan of the blues and any soul who needs the healing of the blues.” The Pines Tasting Room in Hood River, Friday, July 24, 7 p.m. $20 at Waucoma Bookstore, 21 and over only.

‘Darlings’ play Marley’s July 10

The Strangled Darlings return for their 3rd annual performance on the patio at Marley's Corner Pub on the Heights in Hood River on Friday, July 10. A truly outstanding duo from Portland, the multi-instrumental George and Jess perform original Americana doom pop. They've been on tour all over the US with a style and sound you won't want to miss. All ages welcome, music starts at 6:30 p.m. Marley’s Corner, Scottish Pub & Drive-Thru, 1216 C Street, Hood River; 541-386-0153.

Memoir workshop at Klindt’s

Oregon Book Award Winner Jay Ponteri will be at Klindt’s in The Dalles on Saturday, July 11, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. for a memoir writing workshop. $40. Limited seating. “For me the joy of memory-based writing arises from recalling a memory I could not have imagined and did not plan on recalling before that present moment of composition. I’m talking about working from inadvertent memory. This kind of memory rises to the surface of consciousness without intention or design on my part. I don’t reach for memory—I let memory reach for me.”

Entertainment listings can be e-mailed to jdrake@hoodrivernews.com.

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