Kristen Ford at Trillium May 27
“After almost two years on the road, playing over 300 shows across 45 states and four countries, Kristen Ford's one-woman band is more epic fun than ever.” Ford's indie music fuses folk, reggae, country, and blues with a healthy dose of rock and roll. Catch her at Trillium Cafe on Friday, May 27, starting at 10 p.m. Trillium Cafe, 207 Oak St., Hood River; 541-308-0800.
Kerry Williams at The Pines
This week at The Pines: Friday, May 13, 6-9 p.m.
Kerry Williams, guitar and mandolin. High energy or sweet and slow, Williams’ virtuosity guarantees a great evening full of fantastic music.
Special show May 14: Lloyd Jones blues show, with guest guitarist Mark Shark. Jones has been on the NW blues scene for years, and Shark has recorded with heavyweights like Jackson Browne, CSN, Taj Mahal and more. Free; 7-10 p.m., 21 and over only.
The Pines Tasting Room, 202 Cascade Ave., Hood River; 541-993-8301.
Mesa, Reynolds at White Buffalo
White Buffalo hosts Matt Mesa and Mark Reynolds on Thursday, May 12, starting at 6 p.m. Expect “new original songs and some new covers, and maybe a 4-piece surprise.” White Buffalo Wines, 4040 Westcliff Dr., Hood River; 541-386-5534.
Teddy Roosevelt Historical Tribute in Hood River May 13
Teddy Roosevelt’s Oregon Roadshow, a live performance by historical recreator Joe Wiegand, will visit Hood River for a special event at 7 p.m. on May 13, as part of a week-long tour of schools and museums sponsored by the Oregon Historical Society and Wells Fargo.
Staged among The History Museum’s evocative objects, the performance is a fitting political tease just before Oregon’s presidential primary. Purchase tickets at the door: $10 members/guests $15. History Museum of Hood River County, 300 E. Marina Drive, Hood River; 541-386-6772.
PT Barton at Stave & Stone
This week at Stave & Stone:
Kerry Williams & Friends, May 11, 7-10 p.m.
Local favorite Kerry Williams makes Wednesdays fun with his talented range of musical styles, plus his ability to play anything with strings.
PT Barton, May 13, 7-10 p.m.
Drawing from traditional folk, bluegrass and country, partnered with the energy and rhythms of alt-folk acts such as The Lumineers, Mumford and Sons, Shakey Graves and The Avett Brothers, PT Barton brings an energetic and spontaneous performance that fills the stage.
Stave & Stone, 210 Oak St., Hood River; 541-946-3750.
Womble at Eagles Lodge
Mark Womble and Friends will be playing at The Dalles Eagles Lodge, Saturday May 14, from 7 to 11 p.m. Featuring Dennis Williams on saxophone and clarinet; Jeff Minnick on drums, Mike DeMello on pedal steel, Paul Viemeister on Bass and Andrew Grout on lead guitar. 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.
Bunzow and Preston play Lyle
John Bunzow and Chic Preston perform at the Lyle Hotel on Saturday, May 14, from 7-9 p.m. Their years of playing music together is reflected in their ability to blend lucious guitar work with rich vocal harmonies. Both are fluent in styles from roots to jazz. The Lyle Hotel, 100 7th Street, Lyle, WA. 509-365-5953.
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