Entertainment Update for Aug. 6

‘After the Rain’ plays Aug. 16; Kit Garoutte at The Pines; more

Folksinger, storyteller Adam Miller plays Hood River Aug. 12

Adam Miller, one of the premier autoharpists in the world, a renowned American folksinger and natural-born storyteller will perform at the Hood River Library on Tuesday, Aug. 12, at 7 p.m.

The Ale List: Brewers ready ales for Aug. 9 Solog fest

The biggest ale festival yet in the upper valley happens in Parkdale

At the Aug. 9 Solog Summer Fest, meet brewers Jason Kahler from Solera Brewery and David Logsdon and Charles Porter from Logsdon Farmhouse Ales, and sample more than a dozen seasonal and specialty beers from the upper valley. It all takes place at Clear Creek Station (Mt. Hood Railway terminus park) from 1 to 9 p.m.

Entertainment update for Aug. 2

Ruins open at Springhouse; more

Entertainment update for July 30

Folksinger, storyteller Adam Miller plays Hood River Library Aug. 12; Sallie Ford at Ruins Aug. 15; more

Jim Drake’s Entertainment Blog: Interesting influences for Great Elk

When I spoke to Paul Basile the other day, a band leader and songwriter for the indie-folk band Great Elk, I wasn’t expecting him to mention Billy Joel as an influential artist. But when he did, the insight brought a smile to my face and revived memories of seeing a sold-out show at Madison Square Garden.

Entertainment update for July 26

John Michael Montgomery headlines HR County Fair; more

Entertainment Update for July 23

‘MGM’ at Raven’s Nest July 26‘MGM’ at Raven’s Nest July 26; Food bank benefit Aug. 2; more

Entertainment Update for July 19

Lavender DAZE returns; ‘Power Trio’ at River City July 26; more

Entertainment Update for July 16

Too Slim and the Taildraggers are playing a free show downtown Hood River on Wednesday, July 16!

Entertainment Update for July 12

Best bets in live music!

Entertainment Update for July 9

‘Dreams’ at Mt Hood Winery; ‘3 Speed’ at The Pines; more

‘Decades of Play’ July 13

The History Museum is bringing back “Decades of Play,” a fun filled free Family Day, on Sunday, July 13, from 1 to 4 p.m. The museum will have game stations inside and outside that will allow kids and families of all ages to play games and activities from the past century.

Bluegrass festival returns July 24-27

2014 marks the 31st anniversary of the Columbia Gorge Bluegrass Festival, and the celebration boasts some of the biggest stars in bluegrass.

Jim Drake’s Entertainment Blog: Getting back in the Loop with Arthur Lee Land

Do you have some days when you feel that you’re just not in the loop?