Archive for June, 2010

McMinnville Brown Bag Concerts are Back!

Wednesday, June 23rd, 2010

Free concerts on Thursdays at noon on the corner of Davis and Third Streets in the U.S. Bank Plaza. Don’t miss the fun!

The line-up is as follows:

July 8-Oregon Valley Boys

July 15-Molly’s Revenge

July 22-Mike Strickland

July 29-Golden Bough

Aug 5-Rhythm Culture

Aug 12-Mike Fite Trio

Aug 19-Dana Libonati and Ad Lib

Then, head on over to the Farmers’ Market from 1:30- 6:00pm

for wine tasting, food and fun shopping.

Linfield College, Free Oak Grove Concerts

Sunday, June 20th, 2010

Salsa, jazz and blues sizzle in the summer concert series

Linfield’s Oak Grove will once again welcome talented musicians in its annual summer concert series, co-sponsored by the City of McMinnville Parks & Recreation Department. Click on the links below for more information about the line-up.
July 6 - Aguamiel
“Sizzling, red-hot, 8-piece Caribbean Salsa & Latin. Hot, hot, hot!”

July 13 - Lulu LaFever & The Hot Tamales (pictured above left)
“A big personality with soulful style and sultry Jazz, smoother than black velvet.”

July 27 - Big Monti & The Precious Darlings
“A colossal vocalist and throttling blues delivered at break-neck speed.”

Aug. 3 - Imagine: A Beatles Tribute
“Imagine getting the Fab Four together again!”

Aug. 10 - High Street
“Big band swing with a mix of blues, R&B, Latin, ballads, and old favorites”

Don’t miss these free concerts. A great place to picnic and good for families!

Summer in McMinnville, Finally!

Friday, June 18th, 2010

Free Friday concerts begin June 25th at the Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum!

Concerts begin at 7:00pm and run until 9:30pm. Beer, wine and food will be available for purchase, along with plant sales. Styles include jazz, swing, contemporary, big band, blues and rock’n'roll. For more information on specific groups for eachFriday through August 21st call (503) 434-4185. Guests of Baker Street Inn may borrow B & B (blankets and bug spray) for attending the concerts.

The Farmers’ Market is now open on Thursdays from 1:30 pm-6:30pm on Cowls St. between Second and third Streets, after the free concert at noon – only two blocks from Baker Street Inn and runs through mid-Oct.

And, of course, wine tasting is only a short walk from the doorstep of Baker Street Inn, so come to Oregon to escape excessive heat and see what makes us “so cool!”