Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Bram Brata’ Steel Band at Mt. Hood Winery
Bring your family and friends to Mt. Hood Winery for a special evening outdoors with the delightful Tri-Cities’ Bram Brata’ Steel Band. Listen to the challenging and varied repertoire of traditional Trinidadian steel drum music, Caribbean favorites, soca, jazz, classical and modern pop and rock tunes on Saturday, June 29, from 6-8 p.m. Free admission, gourmet barbecue available and all ages welcome. Mt. Hood Winery, 2882 Van Horn Drive, Hood River; 541-386-8333.
‘Livin’ Tiny’ at Pint Shack
On Tuesday, June 18, at 7 p.m., join the Pint Shack in Hood River for the movie “Livin’ Tiny.” This movie documents the winter travels of skiers Molly Baker and Zack Giffin and their Outdoor Research Tiny House project — living the ski-bum’s life in a 112-square-foot portable house. The Pint Shack, 105 Fourth St., Hood River; 541-387-7600.
‘Daisy Mayhem’ play house concert June 25
Billed as “an intoxicating blend of roots music styles” Rani Arbo and Daisy Mayhem make a stop in Hood River on Tuesday, June 25. The house concert is at 7 p.m. at 401 Montello Ave., Hood River. This show benefits the Mid-Columbia Folklore Society and donations are accepted at the door. With Rani Arbo (fiddle, guitar), Andrew Kinsey (bass, banjo, uke), Anand Nayak (electric and acoustic guitars) and Scott Kessel (95 percent recycled percussion rig), Daisy Mayhem has “jokingly dubbed itself an ‘agnostic gospel revival show,’ but there’s truth in it; the refrain they hear time and again from audiences all over the country is that their performances really do heal.”
For more information call Paul Blackburn at 541-387-4011.
Sassparilla at CEBU Lounge
This week at CEBU Lounge:
Friday, June 21, Sassparilla, 9:30 p.m. — High-energy roots-punk. “Portland outfit Sassparilla has been referred to as indie-roots, punk-Americana and punk-roots. Though it is the subtleties and folk-pop leanings of their latest, ‘The Darndest Thing,’ that find this five-piece band slowing things down a bit — and growing up musically.”
Saturday, June, Musée Mécanique, 9:30 p.m. – Indie progressive folk. “The notes and lyrics [of Musée Mécanique] is a kind of music-box folk, acknowledging a past rich with mystery and wonder while grappling with a future filled with the chill of the digital age. Since 2006, Musée Mécanique has toured extensively throughout the U.S., bringing their accordion, lap steel, two glockenspiels, musical saw and seven keyboards to new listeners across the globe.” Best Western Hood River Inn, 1108 E. Marina Way; 541-386-2200.
Celebrate Dixie’s birthday at Memaloose June 22
Dixie, the Memaloose Vineyard dog, is 10 years old! In celebration of this milestone, Memaloose Winery is throwing a party. Please join them on Saturday, June 22, from 2-5 p.m. in the new tasting room at the mouth of the Klickitat River with amazing Columbia River Gorge views. Music will be provided by blues band Kevin Selfe and the Tornadoes. Memaloose Winery, 34 State Street, Lyle, Wash.; 360-635-2887.
‘12 Eyes’ at Solera June 20
Don’t miss “12 Eyes,” featuring guitarist Alonzo Garbanzo, Randy Bell on cajon and Ted Horwitz on keyboards at Solera Brewery on Thursday, June 20, for the groups "10th Anniversary Tour." Music is from 7-9 p.m. Expect covers from Leadbelly, Merle Haggard, Radiohead and more. Solera Brewery, 4945 Baseline Dr., Parkdale; 541-352-5500.
Fiddlin Under the Stars bluegrass festival June 21-22
The 6th annual Fiddlin Under the Stars bluegrass festival returns to Goldendale this week with eight Pacific Northwest bands, food, art, crafts, wine and more. Camping is available, visit www.goldendalechamber.org for tickets and more information.
Music lineup June 21
2 p.m. Puddletown Ramblers
3 p.m. Hardshell Harmony
5 p.m. Convergence Zone
6 p.m. Wayward Vessel
7 p.m. Oly Mountain Boys
8 p.m. Kathy Boyd & Phoenix Rising
Music lineup June 22
9 a.m. Instrument workshops
10 a.m. Dr. Ogden’s Band Scramble
11 a.m. Open mic/Band Scramble
12 p.m Misty Mamas
1 p.m. Whistlin Rufus
2 p.m. Oly Mountain Boys
3 p.m. Kathy Boyd & Phoenix Rising
4 p.m. Puddletown Ramblers
5 p.m Misty Mamas
6 p.m. Whistlin Rufus
7 p.m. Wayward Vessel
8 p.m. Oly Mountain Boys
‘Wall St. Tankers’ at Saw Tooth
The Saw Tooth Roadhouse has live music on Saturday, June 22, at 7 p.m. with Jerome Miller's Wall Street Tanker's & The Bad Investments. The band will be playing on the stage in the back yard and the event is family friendly. Saw Tooth Roadhouse, 4780 Hwy 35; 541-354-2511.
Entertainment listings can be e-mailed to jdrake@ hoodriver news.com
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Lawnmower torches Arbor Vitae on Portland Drive
The riding lawn mower driven by Norma Cannon overheated and made contact with dry arbor vitae owned by Lee and Norma Curtis, sending more than a dozen of the tightly-packed trees up in flames. The mower, visible at far right, was totaled. No one was injured; neighbors first kept the fire at bay with garden hoses and Westside and Hood River Fire Departments responded and doused the fire before it reached any structures. Westside Fire chief Jim Trammell, in blue shirt, directs firefighters. The video was taken by Capt. Dave Smith of Hood River Fire Department. Enlarge