Wednesday, September 25, 2002
Liquid Foundation flows Friday
Liquid Foundation, an up-and-coming innovative fusion-rock band from the San Francisco Bay area, comes to the River City Saloon Friday. The show starts at 9 p.m. and there will be a cover charge.
From the birth of Liquid Foundation five years ago, this trio has remained attached to common roots. Band members’ influences range from rock to funk, from groove to psychedelic, from folk to pop. A consistent audience of dance-loving music connoisseurs continues to follow their progress, remaining faithful in attendance and enthusiasm. Liquid Foundation continues to be placed in its own genre of cross-over music, and have been compared to a diverse range of acts including The Doors, Talking Heads, The Who, and Phish.
Area 54, Open Mike at River City
Upcoming events at the River City include Area 54 on Saturday night, where local DJs will be spinning groovy electronic and disco sounds. Also, Community Open Mike night is back every Thursday beginning at 8 p.m. Come on down and strut your stuff.
Nilsen sings at Asbury Church
John Nilsen will be playing the piano for worship at Asbury United Methodist Church at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday.
Nilsen, from West Linn, is a contemporary composer and recording artist. He will play in various parts of the service as well as providing a musical sermon.
Asbury United Methodist Church is located at 616 State St. in Hood River. Nilsen’s CDs will be available for purchase after the service.
Full Sail: Gov’t Issue Orchestra
The Government Issue Orchestra will play at the Full Sail Tasting Room and Pub on Friday at 9 p.m. The Government Issue Orchestra plays traditional, old-time music from the southeastern United States. They sing songs and play dance tunes that came out of the Appalachian and Ozark Mountains and the lowlands of Mississippi. The Government Issue Orchestra features two fiddles, banjo, guitar and cello. The GIO captures the wild spirit of the classic old-time stringband.
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Sixth Annual Harvest Fest Pie Eating Contest
The sixth annual Pie Eating Contest at Hood River Harvest Fest is sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce and HRVHS youth service group Leaders for Tomorrow. HRVHS student Dylan Polewczyk won the 1-minute fruit-pie eating event. Key rule, as stated by Chamber President Jason Shaner, “You have to eat the pie, you can’t just dislocate it. We will be checking for pie dislocation.” Enlarge