SmudgePot at Volcanic May 23
SmudgePot — the rock and roll based improvisational quartet featuring Nevis Plummer, Chris Reed, Eric Skutch, and Abe Stevens — is playing at Volcanic Bottle Shoppe on Saturday, May 23, at 8 p.m. SmudgePot is Volcanic Bottle Shoppe, 1410 12th St., Hood River; 541-436-1226.
Kit Garoutte at Griffin House
Get ready for Kit Garoutte’s “Finger Dancing Tour,” making a stop at the Griffin House in Hood River on Sunday, May 24. The new CD by fingerstyle guitarist Kit Garoutte features original songs and Kit's arrangements of works by artists as diverse as Michael Hedges, Tommy Emmanuel and the Allman Brothers. There’s a pre-concert workshop and ticket options for attending the class and/or concert are available. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Dancehall Days at CEBU
This week at CEBU:
Friday, May 22 - Dedric Clark & The Social Animals, 9:30 p.m. Americana Rock.
Saturday, May 23 - Dancehall Days, 9:30 p.m. Dance Party Cover Band. Best Western Plus Hood River Inn, 1108 E. Marina Way; 541-386-2200.
Music at Maryhill features Matt Brown, ‘Signatures’
Guests can help kick off Maryhill Winery’s summer season with wine tastings and free live music from 1-5 p.m. all weekend long featuring Matt Brown (unique blues/soul on Saturday), Signatures ('40s style groups, pop and free jazz vocalizing on Sunday) and Laura Ivancie and Tim Snider (vocals, violin, guitar on Monday).
Maryhill Winery, 9774 Hwy. 14, Goldendale, Wash.; 877-627-9445.
‘Going to Dogs’ benefit May 30
Hood River Adopt A Dog is holding its Annual “Goin’ to the Dogs” Rummage Sale on Friday, May 29, from 11-6 p.m., Saturday, May 30,and Sunday, May 31 from 9-3 p.m. both days. The sale will be inside the Cody Fruit Stand in Odell, at the intersection of Davis (Hwy 282) and Graves Rd – easy access from Hwy 35 at the Odell exit. Proceeds will help fund HRAAD’s mission of caring for and re-homing lost and abandoned dogs at the Hukari Shelter.