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Entertainment update for July 2, 2016

Lavender DAZE July 2-3

The 12th Oregon Lavender DAZE Festival returns July 2-3. Make plans for the annual event that features free admission, live music, food and wine vendors, craft classes, U-pick lavender, and kid's activities.

Music schedule:

Saturday: 10 a.m. to noon, Jess Clemons and Anderson Gould

12:30-2:30 p.m., Moe Dixon

3-5 p.m., Bonneville Power Trio.

Sunday: 10:30 a.m. to noon, Alonzo Garbonzo

12:30-2:30 p.m., Kay Floria and Randy Bell

3-5 p.m., Wasco Brothers

Ladybug release party and children's activities by Teacher Janet (from Our Children's Place). Craft Classes, Wand Class on the top of the hour (no registration needed). Hood River Lavender Farm, 3801 Straight Hill Road, Hood River;

Bram Brata’ Steel Band

at Mt. Hood Winery July 9

Bring your family and friends for a special evening outdoors with the delightful Tri-Cites Bram Brata’ Steel Band at Mt. Hood Winery on Saturday, July 9, from 6-8 p.m. Listen to the challenging and varied repertoire of traditional Trinidadian steel drum music, Caribbean favorites, soca, jazz, classical and modern pop and rock tunes Food available for purchase from Noodle Heaven. Sponsored by Essential Resonance Sound Therapy & Friends. Free admission and all ages welcome. Mt. Hood Winery, 2882 Van Horn Drive, Hood River; 541-386-8333.

Skamania Lodge hosts

annual free Live Music Series

From rock n’ roll to R&B to pop, Skamania Lodge is offering free concerts starting in May and continuing throughout the summer. The annual Live Music Series will include select Sunday concerts, held on the scenic outdoor Meadow Patio with the beautiful Columbia River Gorge as a scenic backdrop. The 2016 concert schedule includes:

Sunday, July 3, Brent Rogers & Karen: Brent and Karen deliver a blend of classic pop, rock, blues and country hits mixed with their own original songs. Their soulful lead vocals and magical harmonies captivate their audiences and bring their music to life.

Sunday, July 17 , Bruce Thomas Smith: Southwest meets Northwest when Texas native Bruce Thomas Smith plays original “Texas Roadhouse Rock.”

Sunday, July 31, Joseph Konty: A rhythm and soul singer, songwriter and guitarist, Joseph plays original work inspired by early Motown greats.

3 Speed Trio at The Pines

First Friday, July 1, 6-9 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.

Live music at Maryhill Winery

Celebrate this Fourth of July weekend July 2-4 at Maryhill Winery. (Tasting room open daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.) Enjoy award-winning wine, a hot dog and marshmallow roast, picnicking, a rousing match on our tournament-quality bocce courts and free, live music on our popular vine covered terrace from 1-5 p.m.

Britnee Kellogg, Saturday, July 2, 1-5 p.m.

From local fairs and talent shows, to Season 11 and Season 12 of American Idol and now opening for the likes of Chris Young, Lee Brice, Kip Moore, Martina McBride and Kelli Pickler, Kellogg has grown a large fan base, with a local and worldwide following.

The Olson Bros Band, Sunday, July 3, 1-5 p.m.

The Olson Bros have recently been enjoying a little time on the radio waves throughout Washington and are also known for their energy on stage and sweet vocal, country harmonies.

Hear the track "Looking at You" on our latest Live Music On The Terrace CD available online and at the winery. Buy Now

Jacob Westfall, Monday, July 4, 1pm-5pm

Young in age but old in soul, singer songwriter Jacob Westfall has soulful vocals that are consistently compared to Michael Bublé, Jason Mraz and John Mayer.

Hear the track "Lonely" on our latest Live Music On The Terrace CD available online and at the winery. Buy Now

Stave & Stone

Ryan Kolberg & Friends

June 29 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

KG Trio

Kit Garoutte, Dan Steuber and Ted Swenson return for another evening of jazzy bluesy musical goodness. Come ready to dance! It’s promising to be another fantastic First Friday at Stave & Stone.

July 1 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Jazz Night with Chic Preston

July 2 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Kerry Williams & Friends

July 6 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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