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Entries for July, 2013


Sounds of Summer series kicks off with the Pat Travers Band July 21

By JIM DRAKE Hood River News To this day, guitarist Pat Travers can point to the one event that made him say “I want to be a guitar player.” “When I was 9 years old, I lived in northern Ontario, and I remember it was in February, the Ed Sullivan ...

Lavender Daze features new music from MMB

Yesterday, after a 30-minute talk on the phone with rock guitarist Pat Travers, I think it finally hit me that the whole “Hood River summer music thing” is in fact, happening right now. There’s really no denying it, because last week, I think I counted up 26 bands, just on ...


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