Tunesmith Night season finale held in new venue

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Screen Shot 2017-05-10 at 10.46.59 AMENTERPRISE — The Wallowa Valley Music Alliance will wrap up its 10th season of Tunesmith Night at a special new venue.

The concert will be held in the newly renovated historic Burnaugh Building in Enterprise and feature songwriters Tracy Spring, Lewi Longmire and Matt Cadenelli.

Tunesmith Night is presented in a round-robin format. Admission is $10 at the door or by season pass. Doors open at 6 p.m., and music starts at 7 p.m.

All ages are welcome. There will be food service by Panini’s and beverages available.


Tracy Spring

Tracy Spring is a Tunesmith Night veteran. The songwriter will return to the series stage at a special venue for the season finale at 7 p.m. May 13.

Tracy Spring is a Tunesmith Night veteran. The songwriter will return to the series stage at a special venue for the season finale at
7 p.m. May 13.

Spring is no stranger to the WVMA’s Tunesmith Night. An award-winning folk and blues songwriter from Bellingham, Washington, she makes the trek to Wallowa County at least once a year.

She’s been busy writing new songs for five album projects and is looking forward to playing some of them, as well as old favorites, according to a press release for the event.


Lewi Longmire

Longmire has built a reputation as one of Portland’s multi-instrumentalist “go to guys.” In the years since relocating to Portland from Albuquerque, New Mexico, he’s been included on shows and recordings by many of the Northwest’s finest bands and songwriters.

Longmire is an anchor member of Portland’s all-star tribute to the Allman Brothers called Brothers and Sister. He’s played with national acts Michael Hurley, Victoria Williams, Dolorean, Sallie Ford & the Sound Outside and Tara Jane O’Neill.


Matt Cadenelli

Cadenelli is a longtime Portland musician and member of such bands as The Don of Division Street, Fernando, Brothers and Sister, Dr. Theopolis and Portland Country Underground. Weaving together musical styles from Wilco to Nick Lowe to The Kinks to Neil Young, his sounds feature song-centric, melodious vistas aligned with insightful lyrical musings.

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