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05/23/21 – Taurie Michele                                                           Indie Rock / Pop                              3:00 pm Sunday                                               Walkabout Brewing Co., 921 Mason Way, Medford, (541) 734-4677 05/29/21 – Wild & Blue (Debut)                                                 Folk / Light Rock                            5:00 pm Saturday                                            StoneRiver Vineyard, 2178 Pioneer Rd, Talent, (541) 631-9583 05/30/21 – Josh Capehart                                                             Indie Rock / Pop                              3:00

All events currently are subject to cancellation at short notice due to current covid compliance requirements. StoneRiver Vineyard has suspended all live music at this time until indoor shows are again allowed or until the weather warms enough for patrons to sit outside comfortably. Great live music is scheduled but will

The Holly Theatre and Best NorthWest announce that Marquee Sessions will continue through February, 2021. The Marquee Sessions showcase Southern Oregon rising talent through livestream performances, direct from the Holly Theatre. The performances are livestreamed on Facebook each Friday evening, from 6-7 p.m.   February 2021 Marquee Sessions Schedule:    February 5th – Danielle Kelly

Whether it’s the perennial grey skies, or the plethora of dripping wet creepy forests to go be creepy in, or simply a backlash to the aging hippie population, Southern Oregon has always had a really strong scene for toxic sludge-heavy doom and stoner metal. And while that community endures every

For full disclosure: I’ll admit a certain bias against local old-time supastah’s St. Cinder, who released their long-due debut full-length album, Vagabond Dreams at the start of December, before hitting the road to live out the album’s namesake. The bias is not just because as a critic I’m far more

I recently told a friend of mine he had to hear an EP from a new Ashland band sent in for review, and then put it on the stereo. We were less than 15 seconds into the opening track before he boisterously demanded a copy, as he had never heard

It used to be hard as fudge to put out an album. They were an expensive pain in the ass and no one made one on a whim. Computers have changed that, generally for the better. But sometimes it’s not as clear cut. That’s the case with It, a new

It’s generally not that hard to choose what to write about in this column. But this issue there was too much solid new work from local bands to pass over. So here’s a flyover of new releases from the Southern Oregon music scene. Experiment Station, by Of Addicts and Dramatics

Being a local music critic requires keeping close tabs on the regional scene, on the net and in the clubs. But every so often a new band or artist pops appears on the radar, fully-formed, and you have to ask why it was you didn’t know about them. About 90

As we drown in technology, there has been a luddite revival in music. But while some have aped the sound of the past, cooing songs about farm life over standard banjo, others have applied the soft folk instrumentation to more abstract song forms free of sing-a-long choruses, hook lines, and