June 3 Hood River First Friday bands

June 7, 2011

First Friday means art and music. June 3 provided a diverse selection of local acts, from the Liberty Bond Jug Band, playing roots music at Red Feather to the danceable percussion of Samba Hood Rio, on Third Street. As a bonus, here’s a clip from Saturday night’s rockin’ blues show by Tess Barr Blues Band at Double Mountain. (The sharp-eyed will notice that’s Hood River News’ own Entertainment writer and musician, Jim Drake, on percussion with Liberty Bond, and guitar at right with Tess Barr.)

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