Ryan Kolberg at The Pines
This week at The Pines Tasting Room:
Ryan Kolberg & Anderson Gould
Friday, Oct. 23, 6-9 p.m. Ryan Kolberg, well-known bassist, branches out with guitar and vocals. His diversity and talent are impressive. Anderson Gould brings an energy to this duo that is contagious. The Pines Tasting Room, 202 Cascade Ave., Hood River; 541-993-8301.
Freeman plays White Buffalo
Carter Freeman, on his seventh Pacific NW tour, brings Americana and country blues to the White Buffalo on Thursday, Oct. 22, from 6-8 p.m. Violin Wines will be hosting the complimentary tasting with delicious pinot noirs. White Buffalo Wines, 4040 Westcliff Dr., Hood River; 541-386-5534.
Womble & Friends play Eagles
Mark Womble and Friends will be playing at The Dalles Eagles Lodge, Saturday, Oct. 24, from 7 to 11 p.m. The band features Dennis Williams on saxophone and clarinet, Kit Garoutte on lead guitar, Paul Viemeister on bass, and Jose Maya on drums. The Dalles Eagles Lodge is located at 2006 W 7th St. There is a cover charge of $3 for members and $4 for non-members.
‘Ananas’ at Moth Lounge
Ananas and the Papas play the Moth on Saturday, Oct. 24. “A&P” play a fun kick in the pants kinda music with influences ranging from Brazilian drum rhythm to pop music. The band starts at 8 p.m., and you are welcome to knock elbows with the Gorge Roller Girls at their first after party of the season. Moth Lounge hosts a regular Tuesday Open Mic; Thursday is free movie night and Karaoke on Fridays. The Moth Lounge, 105 Fourth St., Hood River; 541-387-7600.
Classical guitarist Peter Fletcher returns Nov. 3
Guitar master Peter Fletcher is making Hood River a stop on his tour on Tuesday, Nov. 3, at the Hood River County Library.
Fletcher will perform selections from his new CD, which contains such classical masterworks as Bach’s Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring, Simple Gifts (a traditional shaker hymn), Tchaikovsky’s Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy and three pieces from Michael Praetorius’s Terpsichore. Hood River County Library, 502 State St., Hood River; 541-386-2535.
Spruce plays Double Mountain
Enjoy Spruce Baugher’s “one last gig this season” on Thursday, Oct 22, at Double Mountain Brewery from 8-10 p.m. Spruce will be joined by Anderson Gould (lead guitar) and Ryan Kolberg (drums). Double Mountain Brewery, 8 Fourth St., Hood River; 541-387-0042.
‘ABCs of Bats’ featured at Discovery Center Oct. 30
Learn the ABCs of Bats as Columbia Gorge Discovery Center presents “American Bats in Crisis,” Friday, Oct. 30. An optional Oktoberfest dinner begins at 6 p.m. followed by the program at 7 p.m. Cost for the dinner and program is $15; program only is $5. Children dressed in Halloween costumes can see the program for free. For tickets or information call 541-296-8600 ext. 201 or visit www.gorgediscovery.org. Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum, 5000 Discovery Drive, The Dalles.
MacMillan at Lyle Hotel
Jim MacMillan on acoustic guitar and vocals, Jerry Keith on bass and tuba and Randy Bell on cajon will be performing an evening of eclectic all original music, from 6-9 p.m. at the Lyle Hotel on Saturday, Oct. 24. The Lyle Hotel, 100 7th St., Lyle, Wash., 509-365-5953.
‘Over the Top’ jazz band plays
Friday nights at the White Salmon Winery and Tasting Room features “Over the Top” jazz band featuring Mike Stillman (sax), Alan Taylor (flugel and vocals), John Bryan (guitar and vocals), Bob Green (percussion), Paul Viemiester (bass) and Tim Mayer (keyboards). Music is from 6:30-9:30 p.m. White Salmon Vineyard Tasting Room, SR 14 at Cook-Underwood Road, Underwood, Wash.; 509-493-4640.
Beethoven featured Oct. 23, 25
For many music lovers and critics, Beethoven's towering Ninth symphony stands as one of the most beloved and important pieces of music ever written. Directed by Mark Steighner, The Columbia Gorge Sinfonietta and Voci Choir, aided by soloists from Pacific University, will present the Beethoven Ninth on Friday, Oct. 23 at 7 pm, and Sunday, Oct. 25 at 2 p.m. Both performances will be at Wy'east Middle School's Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $20 for adults, and $10 for students.
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