Scratchdog Stringband: Portland bluegrass band Scratchdog Stringband will play traditional and contemporary styles at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, at Barnstormer’s Theatre, 112 N.E. Evelyn Ave., Grants Pass. The show is part of Barnstormer’s Storytellers Music Series. Admission is $15. See barnstormersgp.org.
Karen Lovely: Portland blues singer Karen Lovely and her band will perform contemporary and roots blues and blues rock at 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, at Roxy Ann Winery, 3285 Hillcrest Road, Medford. Lovely won the International Blues Challenge is 2010, and is a 2018 Blues Blast Music Award nominee for Female Blues Artist of the Year. Her newest, “Fish Outta Water,” is available at Bandcamp, iTunes and Amazon.com. Admission is $10. See roxyann.com or call 541-776-2315.
Bishop Mayfield: Soul singer Bishop Mayfield and a live band will perform at 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.
Doug Warner and Greg Frederick: The guitar and bass duo will play a mix of original and cover songs at 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, at South Stage Cellars, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville. See southstagecellars.com or call 541-899-9120.
The Second City: The Chicago-based improvisational troupe — acclaimed for such luminaries as John and Jim Belushi, Tina Fey, Julie Louis-Dreyfus, Bill Murray and Gilda Radner — brings a quick-witted cast to present its take on our nation’s peculiarities and foibles at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, at the Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford. Tickets are $32, $35 or $38 and can be purchased at craterian.org, the box office at 16 S. Bartlett St., or by calling 541-779-3000.
Russian String Orchestra: Presented by Chamber Music Concerts, this orchestra will perform music by Elgar, Bekmambetov and Dvorak at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, in the Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., at Southern Oregon University in Ashland. A pre-concert lecture will be offered at 6:30 p.m. in Room 132 of the Music Building. Tickets are $35 or $42, $5 for full-time SOU students, kids 8 and younger and Oregon Trail Card holders, and can be purchased at chambermusicconcerts.org or by calling 541-552-6154 or 541-552-6348.
Saturday, Nov. 10
Grant Ruiz and Dan Fellman: Classical and flamenco guitarist Grant Ruiz and jazz guitarist Dan Fellman will join forces to perform at 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.
Charles Guy and Linda Powers: The guitar and violin duo will perform instrumentals and songs with Latin and Spanish flair at 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at South Stage Cellars, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville. See southstagecellars.com or call 541-899-9120.
Band du Pays Swing: The band — singer Kacie Bower, sax and clarinet player Stephen Gagné, percussionist Jenny Gray, guitarist Tony Brussat and upright bassist Merrill Smith — will perform a mix of swing music for dancing from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at Paschal Winery, 1122 Suncrest Road, Talent. Evergreen Ballroom’s Jacob Jagger will offer East Coast swing dance lessons at 7 p.m. Admission is $10. For reservations, call 541-535-7957.
‘Devotion’: Dancer Deonesea La FeyAn will dance the ecstatic stages of Rumi, while Soshanna Alexander recites the 13th-century Persian poet’s work, at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, and 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, at Hidden Springs Wellness Center, 635 Lit Way, Ashland. Tickets are $15 in advance and can be purchased at Love Revolution, 383 E. Main St. Tickets will be $20 at the door. See doedances.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org for information.
Youth Symphony of Southern Oregon: YSSO, conducted by Cynthia Hutton, kicks off its 2018-2019 concert season at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at the Craterian Theater, 23 S. Central Ave., Medford, and 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, in the Music Recital Hall, 450 S. Mountain Ave., at Southern Oregon University, Ashland. The Youth Symphony will perform the overture to Gioachino Rossini’s “The Thieving Magpie” and Carl Maria von Weber’s Bassoon Concerto in F major. The featured soloist is Caleb Hutchings, winner of YSSO’s 2018 Concerto Competition. Youth Symphony brass will play a fanfare arranged by Mark Eliot Jacobs, and the YSSO clarinets will play Mikhail Glinka’s “Valse-Fantasie.” The Youth Orchestra will play selections by Edvard Grieg, Johannes Brahms and Bedrich Smetana. Tickets are $10, $5 for students. Tickets for the Medford concert are available at the Craterian box office, 16 S. Bartlett St., or by calling 541-779-3000. Tickets for the Ashland show are available at Paddington Station, 125 E. Main St., Artistic Piano, 1390 Biddle Road, Medford, or at the door. See ysso.org or call 541-858-8859.
Sunday, Nov. 11
Hilltop Music Anniversary: Help the music shop celebrate three years in business with live music by Other People’s Sisters, Frankie Hernandez Band, The Antelopers, Swift Pony, 33 String Drive and more, along with raffles, giveaways and flash sales, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, at the shop, 205 N. Phoenix Road, Suite J, Phoenix. See hilltopmusicshop.com.
Southern Oregon Concert Band: The community band will present “In Remembrance,” a program of patriotic music for Veterans’ Day, at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, in Stedman Auditorium at Central Medford High School, 815 W. Oakdale Ave. Chris Pearson and Laurie Bonner will conduct. Admission is free, but donations will be accepted. Call 541-324-0404 or email email@example.com for information.
Rick & Nicole: Singer, songwriter and guitarist Rick Millward and singer Nicole Dahl will play a mix of classic and contemporary rock, pop and original music from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, at Roxy Ann Winery, 3285 Hillcrest Road, Medford. See roxyann.com or call 541-776-2315.
Jazz Vespers: Soul singer Bishop Mayfield will perform at 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, at First Presbyterian Church, 85 S. Holly St., Medford. He’ll by joined by songwriter and guitarist Dave Storie, drummer David Towe, keyboard player Lee Stewart and bassist Mike Bowman. Watercolor and collage images by Linda Boutacoff will be featured in the church’s hallway gallery. Admission is free.
Savanna: Singer and rhythm guitarist Liz Jones, percussionist Anna Christensen and upright bassist Bob Rawlings will play an eclectic mix of country, folk, rock and more at 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.
Wednesday, Nov. 14
Jeff Kloetzel: Singer, songwriter and guitarist Jeff Kloetzel will perform an acoustic mix of folk, soul and pop at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, at South Stage Cellars, 125 S. Third St., Jacksonville. See southstagecellars.com or call 541-899-9120.
Rick Millward: Singer, songwriter and guitarist Rick Millward will perform at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, at The Rogue Grape,
Thursday, Nov. 15
Jeff & Jeffri: Guitarist Jeff Stanley and singer Jeffri Carrington will perform at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane, Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.