Music Festival of the Gorge returns to HR Sept. 17
A benefit concert supporting school based art and music education happens Saturday, Sept. 17 at the Hood River Waterfront Park Amphitheater, from 1 to 10 p.m. Bands on the bill include Victor Johnson, Kleevage, Voodoo Voltage, Soul Prophet, Cripple Hop and The Quick and Easy Boys. Free, all ages event. For more information, visit the Music Festival of the Gorge Facebook page. For more information on the Matt Klee Scholarship fund, visit LivelikeMatt.org.
Walking Man hosts 14th annual ‘Hoptoberfest’ Sept. 10
Local and regional bands, rotating taps of local and regional beers, lawn games and food are all part of the 14th annual Hoptoberfest, noon to 10 p.m. on Sept. 10 at Walking Man Brewery, 240 SW First in Stevenson, Wash. Live music all day features Recollection Road, Purple Spiderwebs, Fields of May, Deja Blues, Sockeye Sawtooth, Big River Band, and Crow and the Canyon. Entry is $5, 21 and over; no dogs or coolers allowed, but lawn chairs are welcome. Details at www.walkingmanbeer.com.
Kay Floria at The Pines
This week at The Pines:
Kay Floria and Randy Bell
Friday, Sept. 9, 6-9 p.m. Floria plays keyboard and sings blues, ballads and jazzy tunes. Her style is reminiscent of the women blues artists from the 1940s and ‘50s. The Pines Tasting Room, 202 Cascade Ave., Hood River; 541-993-8301.
Kit Garoutte at Stave & Stone
Coming up at Stave & Stone:
Sept. 9 — Kit Garoutte and Nancy Cook
Sept 14 — Wasco Brothers
All shows are from 7-10 p.m.
Stave & Stone, 210 Oak St., Hood River; 541-946-3750.
‘Daredevils’ at Everybody’s
Coming up Friday Sept. 9, 9:30 p.m.: The Greenneck Daredevils return — Gorge bluegrass-inspired originals and electic covers. On Friday, Sept. 16, it’s The Famous Naughty Sweethearts at 9:30 p.m. Free admission, 21 and over only. Everybody’s Brewing, 151 E. Jewett Blvd., White Salmon, Wash; 509-637-2774.
Hops fest music lineup
The annual Hood River Hops Fest is coming up on Saturday, Sept. 24 and the main music stage will include The Polyrhythmics, Vinyl Gold, The Verner Pantons, Will West & The Friendly Strangers, and Tony Smiley.
Stocksmile at Trillium
Year-round touring grungy/rock band “Stocksmile,” a collection of members from all over the United States (Vermont, Utah and Nevada), is due to release their debut LP “I Think I Learned The Most From You” in early 2017. They have played stages on several large national music festivals, including Treefort Music Fest (Boise, Idaho), Launch Music Conference (Lancaster, Pa.) and some unofficial SXSW shows (Austin, Texas). Catch them in Hood River on Friday, Sept. 16 at the Trillium Cafe. Trillium Cafe, 207 Oak St., Hood River, 541-308-0800.
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