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Sunday 16th - Tony Bennett - @ McMenamins Edgefield
A 17-time Grammy Award winner. Tony Bennett's stylish treatment of popular music, standards, show tunes, and jazz has made him a living legend. His signature song, "I Left My Heart in San Francisco," just recently earned him a key from that city on the 50th anniversary of its release.
Thursday 27th - Steve Miller Band @ McMenamins Edgefield.
Saturday, July 6, 2013 - Rodrigo Y Gabriela - @ McMenamins Edgefield.
Internationally acclaimed Mexican acoustic rock guitar duo Rodrigo y Gabriela are back on the road again in 2013, bringing their unique instrumental blend of metal, jazz and world music to audiences all over the US. Rodrigo Sanchez and Gabriela Quintero have been playing together for more than fifteen years. First as young thrash metal fans in their native Mexico City, then as innocents abroad and street musicians in Dublin, Ireland, at the turn of the millennium, and finally as the globe-straddling, film-scoring, record-breaking artists they are today. With career sales in excess of 1.2 million albums, blockbuster movie scores, and sold out tours worldwide, Rodrigo y Gabriela have certainly made their mark. Their appeal is boundless, their scope limitless, and the music timeless; clearly, we have only begun to see what this duo is capable of.
Wednesday, July 10, 2013 - A Prairie Home Companion's Radio Romance Tour 2013 with Garrison Keillor - @ McMenamins Edgefield.
A Prairie Home Companion's Radio Romance Tour 2013 hits the road coast-to-coast this summer, starring host and writer Garrison Keillor, singer Aoife O'Donovan, comedian Fred Newman, Rich Dworsky and The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band with guitarist Pat Donohue and violinist/mandolinist Richard Kriehn, two hours of duet singing, absurd improv with sound effects, Guy Noir Private Eye, poetry, outright foolishness, and the News from Lake Wobegon.
Saturday, July 27, 2013 - The Flaming Lips - @ McMenamins Edgefield.
If you were there for The Flaming Lips when they last played Edgefield Concerts, we know we'll see you again. Thousands of us watched amazed beneath the stars while the Lips brought on their signature live show (which includes costumes, balloons, video projections, dazzling stage lights, giant hands, large amounts of confetti, and a man-sized plastic bubble in which frontman Wayne Coyne traverses the audience). Topped off with lush, multi-layered, psychedelic rock arrangements, all the senses are in for a treat on this evening... no wonder Q magazine named The Flaming Lips one of the "50 Bands to See Before You Die." The Flaming Lips return to Edgefield promoting their latest album, The Terror, set to release on April 16.
OREGON BREWERS FESTIVAL - Always The Last Full Weekend in July (26, 27 & 28) 2013 @Waterfront Park in Portland Downtown. Take the Blue Line Max Light Rail from the hotel (about block away) to downtown and walk to the waterfront park, about 1 or 1.5 block to the festival.
Friday 2nd and Saturday 3th - Pink Martini @ McMenamins Edgefield.
Saturday, August 10, 2013 - BITE of East County @ 21600 NE Park Lane, Fairview, OR 97024 - Bring 2 cans per person or $2.00 Tickets, Beer & Wine Garden and lots of good food.
Saturday, August 10, 2013 - Michael Franti & Spearhead - @ McMenamins Edgefield.
Musician, humanitarian, and children's book author, Michael Franti is recognized as a pioneering force using music as a vehicle for positive change as well as his unforgettable, high-energy shows with his band, Spearhead. With the multi-platinum success of his song “Say Hey (I Love You)” and the chart breaking 2010 release of “The Sound Of Sunshine,” Franti and his band guarantee a show that will be thought provoking as well as a fun dance party! “Music is sunshine,” says Franti, one of the most positive and conscious artists in music today. “Music gives us new energy and a stronger sense of purpose.” Franti has a brand new single, “I'm Alive (Life Sounds Like)” hitting radio now, leading into his brand new album this summer.
Tuesday, August 13, 2013 - Steely Dan @ McMenamins Edgefield.
Legendary jazz-rock icons Walter Becker and Donald Fagen have announced that STEELY DAN will hit the road again in 2013, taking their Mood Swings: 8 Miles To Pancake Day Tour to over four dozen stops throughout North America.
Thursday 29th - FUN. With very special guests Tegan and Sara @ McMenamins Edgefield.
Saturday, August 31, 2013 - Death Cab For Cutie @ McMenamins Edgefield.
Codes and Keys, Death Cab for Cutie's seventh album, is singular in the quartet's catalog when it comes to sonic exploration and lyrical ambition. The band has never sounded more excited to experiment with textures, words, sounds and even the process of recording itself.
Friday, September 6, 2013 - OneRepublic & Sara Bareilles - @ McMenamins Edgefield.
To those who do not know the full story on OneRepublic, they may see a talented pop-rock group propelled to “overnight” success after being discovered by one of the world's most celebrated super-producers. The band's first single, “Apologize,” which was remixed by Timbaland, has been Top 5 on the Billboard Hot 100 for ten consecutive weeks, rocketing all the way to 2. The song has sold two million legal downloads, maintained its 1 position on the Top 40 chart for two months, and entered the history books by shattering the record for the most spins at radio in just one week with over 10,000 spins. All of which adds up to one of the most eagerly-anticipated CDs of the year – Dreaming Out Loud – OneRepublic's Mosley Music Group/Interscope debut.
Sara Bareilles @ McMenamins Edgefield.
Singer-songwriter/pianist Sara Bareilles has been enthralling her fans since her music first hit the charts in 2007. She has sold over 1 million records and over 4 million singles in the United States alone and has been nominated for a Grammy Award three times. She performs at Edgefield behind her July release The Blessed Unrest.
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