Friday, January 18, 2013
Whatever your musical tastes — jazz, Irish dance music or vocal pop — you’ll enjoy a special evening with some talented local musicians on Thursday, Jan. 24.
The Pines is playing host to a special fundraiser for the Hood River Valley High School Chamber Singers’ upcoming tour to Ireland. On the bill are the high school’s Aurora vocal ensemble, which features tight vocal harmonies framed by piano and percussion; with local Irish band Barley Draught and popular jazz artist Tim Mayer and the Groove Project.
A suggested $10 donation will benefit the high school and of course, beverages will be available. The show begins at 7 p.m.
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