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Entries for February, 2015

Deep soul and rare records: Ural Thomas and the Pain plays Hood River Feb. 13

Ural Thomas and the Pain play River City Saloon on Friday, Feb. 13. Tickets are $8 in advance, $10 at the door. Thomas’ first stint in music, decades back, had earned him opening gigs for Stevie Wonder and James Brown. He released a series of singles in the 1960’s, including “Pain is the Name of Your Game.”