Concert showcases Boise rock ‘n’ roll talent

Marshall Poole

  Editor’s note: This story was not published in Go! magazine’s print version because the original concert venue had to cancel. After Go! was printed, a new venue was found. The details shown here are updated and accurate. LA GRANDE — Marshall Poole (pictured above) has played eight music festivals in just over five years, and the four-piece rock band from […]

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Community Symphonic Band holds Winter Concert

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LA GRANDE — The Community Symphonic Band, one of the community ensemble programs overseen by Art Center East, is currently preparing for its Winter Concert. The performance will showcase the Community Symphonic Band’s talents under the direction of Chris Leavitt. Leavitt, a La Grande native, currently directs the bands of the La Grande School District. There, “he guides all aspects […]

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Oregon musicians showcase original work


Please note: Ashleigh Flynn, of Portland, had to cancel her performance. Marika Straw is playing instead. ENTERPRISE — Three Oregon musicians will travel to Enterprise for the Wallowa Valley Music Alliance’s monthly Tunesmith Night. Ashleigh Flynn, of Portland, Dennis McGregor, of Sisters, and Willie Carmichael, of Bend, will each perform during the upcoming music showcase. “Flynn grew up in Kentucky […]

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Local musicians debut new collaboration

Seth and Andy

LA GRANDE — Two local musicians will debut their instrumental collaboration this weekend. Seth Kinzie, of Joseph, and Andy Steele, of La Grande, met through Bart Budwig, another well-known artist in the region. “Funnily enough, we both did work on Bart’s tracks, but we never actually met through that process,” Steele said. “I did the drum tracks, Seth did keyboard […]

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Elwood, Rawlins, Ward play Tunesmith


ENTERPRISE — Wallowa Valley Music Alliance will continue its 10th season of songwriter showcases on Feb. 11 with the music of Elwood, Gregory Rawlins and Travis Ward. Tunesmith Night will feature the three musicians performing in a round-robin format. Elwood La Grande’s Elwood (pictured above) plays folk and soul music that encompasses Mother Nature. “(Elwood’s soul is moved by) the ever […]

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New album follows kidney failure journey


Trevor Dunn was weak and sick from kidney dialysis at his final performance with his band Phantom KISS at the Hells Canyon Motorcycle Rally in July 2015. Dunn, 45, lives in Sumpter. He was diagnosed with polycystic kidney disease in 2010. “It all came to a screeching halt,” he said of his music career. In 2014, his kidneys failed, and […]

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EOU presents a musical ‘Weather Report’


LA GRANDE — When Northeast Oregonians hear the word “weather,” they probably think of the record winds and heavy snowfalls of recent weeks. Eastern Oregon University’s music department is hoping to change that. “The Weather Report: A Musical Forecast” is a production of EOU’s Chamber Choir and 45th Parallel Ensemble, continuing EOU’s tradition of an annual themed musical event. “The […]

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Woodwind and brass combine


Due to the winter storm, the chamber concert has been postponed until 7:30 p.m. Feb. 13.  LA GRANDE — Oboe player Lauren Guthridge, joined by a handful of other local musicians, will perform four selections during the next Chamber Concert. The Grande Ronde Symphony Association will host its first Chamber Concert of 2017 on Feb. 13, continuing the series with […]

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