Wallowa County resident releases new album


ENTERPRISE – The old adage of art imitating life could be the theme of Mike Midlo’s latest album, “Two Steps and Waltzes.” It’s been five years since Midlo released an album, shortly before migrating to Wallowa County in 2013 with his wife, Kristy Athens. He said his idea of a follow up record changed radically from his initial intent. “When […]

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Get jazzed about Oregon’s history with ‘From Maxville to Vanport’

Maxville to Vanport

The Portland Jazz Composers Ensemble is currently touring with a thoughtfully curated collection of original songs and short films that tell the story of two little-known Oregon towns and the diverse residents that made them unique. “From Maxville to Vanport” celebrates the shared history of African-American Oregonians, focusing on the distinctive viewpoints of the state’s under-discussed black history. “It isn’t […]

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Del McCoury plays OK Theatre

Del McCourry

ENTERPRISE — Grammy winning Del McCoury, the most celebrated man in bluegrass, graces the OK Theatre stage Nov. 30. McCoury has won 31 International Bluegrass Music Association Awards. The Association named McCoury “Entertainer of the Year” nine times and “Male Vocalist of the Year” four times. In 2004 his album. “It’s Just The Night” was nominated for a Grammy and […]

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Funky jazz trio performs in Enterprise


ENTERPRISE — Five-time Grammy winning bass guitarist Victor Wooten brings his trio’s own brand of funky jazz to Enterprise’s OK Theatre Oct. 3. Wooten, ranked among the best bass guitarists in the world, along with drummer Dennis Chambers and saxophonist Bob Franceschini, form the Victor Wooten Trio. They are touring this fall in support of the recently released album “TRYPNOTYX.” […]

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OK Theatre holds benefit concert

Phoebe Hunt

Nicola Gell photo Phoebe Hunt, pictured above, and her band The Gatherers will perform a benefit concert to raise funds for Wallowa Resources. ENTERPRISE — Vocalist and fiddler Phoebe Hunt appears at the OK Theatre Sept. 6 to support Wallowa County’s natural resource-based economy. The proceeds from the benefit concert will help keep Wallowa Resources, dedicated to providing natural resource […]

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