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August 26, 2016

19th Annual Vancouver Wine & Jazz Festival, through August 28

Vancouver Wine & Jazz

The Festival presents internationally acclaimed and Grammy-winning jazz, blues and pop bands, plus 200 wines, 35 fine artists, and 20 restaurants and exhibitors. Headline musicians include three-time Grammy nominated Tiempo Libre, blues legend Bettye LaVette (pictured), The Family Stone, the Heritage Blues Orchestra, guitarist Tommy Castro & The Painkillers, saxophonist Grace Kelly, Cuban pianist Alfredo Rodriguez, and… More

Start: August 26, 2016 4:00 pm
End: August 28, 2016 9:00 pm
Venue: Esther Short Park
8th & Columbia Streets, Vancouver, WA, 98660, United States
Cost: $20-$60, children 12 and younger admitted free with paid adult or parent.

August 25, 2016

Amahl & the Night Visitors, August 25 & 27


Opera-trained Salem area students ages 7-18 perform Gian Carlo Menotti’s one-act opera for all ages, in a fully-staged and costumed production conveying the story of the Three Wise Men of the East stopping at the home of a poor widow and her crippled son. Produced and directed by Carol Ann Manzi, assisted by Maestro Robert Ashens…. More

Start: August 25, 2016 7:30 pm
End: August 27, 2016 4:30 pm
Venue: East Salem Community Center
1850 45th Street NE, Salem, OR, 97301, United States
Cost: $12.50, $8.50 per person for families of three or more

August 24, 2016

Bach & Beer at Baerlic Brewery

Bach & Beer

Internationally-recognized cellist Steuart Pincombe brings together two of the finer things in life: Bach and Beer. While sipping on their favorite brews at Baerlic Brewing Company in Portland, audience members will discover the connections between the art of brewing and the art of playing the music of the Baroque composer, as three Bach suites are paired… More

Start: August 24, 2016 7:00 pm
End: August 24, 2016 8:25 pm
Venue: Baerlic Brewery
2235 S.E. 11th Avenue, Portland, OR, 97214, United States
Cost: $15 suggested, plus the cost of beer

Marlise Stroebe: Simply Beautiful

Simply Beautiful

The pianist performs selections from her compact discs Simply Beautiful and Celebrating Women, and special guests Randy Hobson, piano, and Aaron Hobson, vocals, present some popular song selections.  

Start: August 24, 2016 12:00 pm
End: August 24, 2016 1:15 pm
Venue: The Old Church Concert Hall
1422 S.W. 11th Avenu, Portland, OR, 97201, United States
Cost: Free

August 21, 2016

Winery Concert at Elk Cove Vineyards


The Willamette Valley Chamber Music Festival is a celebration of the creativity and beauty that abound in this special place.  Through our partnerships with winemakers, we bring world class chamber music into unique, intimate spaces where you will experience the beauty and craft of extraordinary wine and music hand in hand. Concert features Sasha Callahan, Megumi Stohs… More

Start: August 21, 2016 2:00 pm
Venue: Elk Cove Vineyards
Phone: (877) ELK-COVE
27751 NW Olson Road, Gaston, OR, 97119, United States
Cost: $40 general public; $20 Elk Cove wine club members

August 20, 2016

Britt Orchestra: Crater Lake – Orchestra Showcase


For Closing Night of the 2016 season, Teddy Abrams continues the tradition of spotlighting the Britt Orchestra with an all-orchestral program. The concert starts with a repeat performance of Michael Gordon’s work Natural History, as commissioned by Britt in honor of Crater Lake National Park. The piece premiered at the park on July 29-30, and the… More

Start: August 20, 2016 8:00 pm
Venue: Britt Pavilion
350 S 1st Street, Jacksonville, OR, 97530, United States
Cost: Reserved $47 | Lawn $32 | Child/Student Lawn $10

William Byrd Festival Final Concert

William Byrd

The 19th annual renewal of this two-week event, devoted to perhaps the greatest composer of the English Renaissance, concludes with a concert titled “Sing Joyfully,” featuring music by Byrd, Dering, Gibbons, Tomkins and Weelkes performed by Cantores in Ecclesia under the direction of Mark Williams. A pre-concert talk given by Dr. William Mahrt begins at 7 p.m…. More

Start: August 20, 2016 7:30 pm
End: August 20, 2016 9:30 pm
Venue: St. Patrick’s Church
1623 N.W. 19th Avenue, Portland, OR, 97209, United States
Cost: $20, $15 for seniors & students

Willamette Valley Symphony in Concert, August 20 & 21


The Orchestra presents Bach’s Concerto in A for Oboe d’amore with Jaclyn LaRue as soloist, as well as the world premiere of Oregon Memories by 24-year-old composer Zachary Gulaboff Davis of Salem. Mendelssohn’s spirited Symphony No. 3, the Scottish, rounds out the program. Two performances: August 20 at 7 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, 1115 28th… More

Start: August 20, 2016 7:00 pm
End: August 21, 2016 6:00 pm
Venue: Two venues
See full listing for details, Albany & Corvallis, OR, United States
Cost: $18, $15 for students & seniors, youth 12 and under admitted free

2016 Silverton Fine Arts Festival, August 20 & 21

Silverton Festival

Over eighty vendors of pottery, fiber, jewelry, photography, paintings and other arts are represented in this two-day event, which also features live music, international food booths, artist demonstrations and a kids area. There is shuttle service from Roth’s Parking Lot, Eugene Field, and old Rite Aid. August 20 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and August… More

Start: August 20, 2016 10:00 am
End: August 21, 2016 5:00 pm
Venue: Coolidge-McClaine Park
303 Coolidge Street, Silverton, OR, 97381, United States
Cost: Free

August 19, 2016

Britt Orchestra: Yefim Bronfman


American composer Julia Wolfe won the Pulitzer Prize for Music in 2015. The Wall Street Journal wrote that Wolfe has “long inhabited a terrain of [her] own, a place where classical forms are recharged by the repetitive patterns of minimalism and the driving energy of rock.” The orchestra performs her 1988 work Amber Waves of Grain. Next, internationally… More

Start: August 19, 2016 8:00 pm
Venue: Britt Pavilion
350 S 1st Street, Jacksonville, OR, 97530, United States
Cost: Reserved $47 | Lawn $32 | Child/Student Lawn $10

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