Entertainment Update for March 4

Student Loan at CEBU

This week at CEBU Lounge:

Friday, March 6, Lewi Longmire & The Left Coast Roasters. 9:30 p.m. Portland Americana.

Saturday, March 7 The Student Loan Stringband 9:30 p.m. Fast & Furious Jamgrass

Best Western Plus Hood River Inn, 1108 E. Marina Way; 541-386-2200.

‘New Wasco Bros.’ March 7

Honkabilly returns to the Gorge, Saturday, March 7, at Double Mountain Brewery starting at 9 p.m.

“The New Wasco Bros. are a revival of the mix of alt-country and straight rock once described as “Ray Price fronting The Attractions”. The Wasco Bros. 2008 album “Jackknife” is a soulful mix of original music somewhere along the line of song writers like Roy Orbison, Elvis Costello, Willie Nelson and John Fogerty.” Double Mountain Brewery, 8 Fourth St., Hood River; 541-387-0042.

Pigs on the Wing March 7

The Bingen Theater welcomes Pink Floyd tribute cover band Pigs on the Wing on Saturday, March 7. Since 2006 Pigs on the Wing has been delivering “spellbinding musical experiences” to a wide-range of audiences in the Northwest.

For this show the band will be performing the entire Dark Side of the Moon album while syncing video from the classic movie “The Wizard of Oz.” According to some sources, “a number of apparent synchronicities present themselves” during playback of these two entities.

Expect a second set of classic Pink Floyd to round out the evening.

Doors open at 8 p.m., 21+ only Tickets are $10 advance/ $13 day of show. Available online at pigwinggorge.brownpapertickets.com.

Irish fiddler Lucia Comnes plays concert March 8

An acoustic house concert with Irish fiddler Lucia Comnes and Daniel Carr is scheduled for Sunday, March 8, at 7 p.m. at 401 Montello Ave, in Hood River. Suggested donation is $15. Comnes leads a San Francisco-based band that delivers “hair-raising vocal harmonies, soul-shaking harmonica solos, fierce melodies on the fiddle and danceable jigs and reels.” Call Paul Blackburn at 541-387-4011 to reserve a seat.

Tony Smiley plays Pint Shack

One man band Tony Smiley returns to Hood River on Saturday, March 7, from 8:30-10:30 p.m. at the Pint Shack in Hood River. The Pint Shack, 105 Fourth St., Hood River; 541-387-7600.

‘Heroes not Welcome Home’ exhibit opens March 14

Columbia Gorge Discovery Center and Museum presents “What if Heroes Were Not Welcome Home?” Saturday, March 14. The exhibit opening features a Culture a la Carte evening of dining followed by a presentation by author Linda Tamura. This poignant exhibit examines the experience of Japanese American veterans upon their return home after serving in World War II. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., dinner served at 6, with the 7 p.m. presentation at the Discovery Center, 5000 Discovery Drive, in The Dalles. Reservations required by March 11. Cost for the dinner and presentation is $18; presentation only is $3. Tickets are available online at www.gorgediscovery.org or by calling 541-296-8600 ext. 201.

Two family films of note

May Street students may enjoy the hit 2014 animated film “Big Hero 6” on March 6 at 6 p.m. Cost is $5 for student drop-off; parents must return by 8 p.m. Water and popcorn will be sold for 50 cents; bring pillows and blankets to sit on.

All ages are welcome for “Cinderella” at Hood River Cinemas for its “sensory friendly” series, 9:30 a.m. on Feb. 14. Lights are turned slightly up and volume slightly down. Cost is $5 per person.

Mark Womble and friends play The Dalles Eagles

Mark Womble and friends will be playing at The Dalles Eagles Lodge, March 7, from 7 to 11 p.m. Featuring Polly Norris on vocals, guitar and banjo; Dennis Williams on saxophone and clarinet; Mike DeMello on pedal steel and vocals; Mike Mutton on lead guitar and vocals; Paul Viemeister on bass, and Jose Maya on drums. The Dalles Eagles Lodge is located at 2006 W 7th St. and features the largest dance floor in the Columbia Gorge. There is a cover charge of $3 for members and $4 for non-members.

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

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