Entertainment Update for June 27

‘Daddies,’ more at Everybody’s; more

JIM DRAKE’S ENTERTAINMENT BLOG: The voices have the power for ‘Independence Eve’

My timing was perfect the other evening. Not only did I catch the Columbiaires at band practice for the upcoming “Independence Eve” show at the Bingen Theater, but I managed to show up exactly during the fairly lengthy power failure that White Salmon and Bingen were experiencing at the time.

Entertainment Update for June 24

Blues and Brews returns June 26-27; Steve Hale at The Pines; more

“Live Music on the Terrace” CD helps musicians in need

More than a dozen Northwest bands have contributed songs to Maryhill Winery’s 2015 “Live Music on The Terrace Vol. 2,” a CD that showcases artists scheduled to play at the venue this summer.

Cripple Hop performs at July 11 Trailgate event

Celebrate the world of Mt. Hood single track at Trailgate, hosted by the 44 Trails Association and the Mt Hood National Forest! Trailgate is a day to celebrate and enjoy the fine single track trails accessible from Forest Road 44 on the Mt. Hood National Forest. There’s plenty of great riding and hiking to be had from the Billy Bob SnoPark, including rides for all abilities, even kids.

Auditions planned June 28-29 for two `art of protest’ plays

Directors Bill Weiler and Lynda Dallman will hold auditions for the plays Inherit the Wind and The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail at Columbia Center for the Arts in the Studio at 6 p.m. on Sunday, June 28 and Monday, June 29.

Entertainment Update for June 17

Moe Dixon at The Pines; ‘Dogg’ at Sawtooth June 20; more

Enertainment Update for June 13

Blues Cabaret June 21; ‘Dogg’ at Sawtooth June 20; more

Entertainment Update for June 10

‘New Orleans’ night in Lyle; Scarlet Thistle at Moth Lounge; Feeny, Johnedis featured in house concert June 19; more

Entertainment Update for June 6

Russian folk music in The Dalles; Baugher, Rodgers play Cascade Cliffs June 5; many more

Julie Amici Trio plays Griffin House Sunday

Julie Amici Trio brings jazz and blues to The Griffin House, 4168 Westcliff Drive, Hood River, June 7 for a 7 p.m. show. Doors open at 6 p.m.

Blues and Brews returns June 26-27

Stevenson’s signature event returns for its 22nd year, June 26-27, when Gorge Blues and Brews Festival hits the Skamania County Fairgrounds, 650 SW Rock Creek Drive.

Entertainment Update for June 3

‘Playboys’ at CEBU June 5; Steady Riot plays Trillium Café'; more

Mid-Columbia Ladies Chorus featured June 7

Mid-Columbia Community Choir Ladies Chorus will present a benefit concert on June 7, at 3 p.m. in the Grace Baptist Church sanctuary at 1280 W Jewett, White Salmon, Wash.

Entertainment Update for May 27

Ken DeRouchie Band w/ Tracy Klas at River City May 30; Dan Boller at The Pines; more