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Code Red- Mark Nash
Mark Nash of Code Red | photo by Billie-Jo Miller

BJ’s Weekend Report

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BJ here,

“With your where, when and what’s happening” for the weekend. The 3 “W”s you just can’t live without.

Code Red- Mark Nash
Mark Nash of Code Red | photo by Billie-Jo Miller

This Friday 9/5, there’s the St. Jude’s Children’s hospital Benefit Auction Extravaganza starting at 6:30pm at the Mohawk tavern (1501 Mohawk blvd in Springfield). Stick around afterwards as Shane Ranger, Michael Leroy, Dan Pacheco and Jason Elissalde of local band Bulls on Parade take the stage. And, if you don’t get enough of this fun, over-the-top 90’s tribute band on Friday night, they will be back Saturday the 6th in sheets & a smile (toga! toga! toga!). Come tie one on (sheet, that is),  grab a delicious Mirror Pond for $2.75 and join the Mohawk Tavern Toga Party!

Haywire
Haywire country band | photo by Billie-Jo Miller

The Whiskey River Ranch(4740 Main st. in Springfield) is going to be one of my stops this weekend with great food and another very entertaining local band CODE RED with special guest Breana Cahoon on Friday. This will be a party you won’t want to miss! On Saturday at The Whiskey River Ranch is the country band, Haywire,  with Steve Benevides (lead vocals), Eddie Clark (drums),  Michael Milosevich (bass),  Kurt Caitlin (guitar),  and new 2nd guitarist Chad Jensen.  It going to be a great country night! Yee hooty!

Monolith
Monolith-Jeff Blaser, Ron Clayborn and Leland Hilarides | photo by Billie-Jo Miller

If you’re not quite ready for summer to be over, get into your fave summer clothes and surf on over to Happy Hours on River Road in Eugene to Rock and Roll with Monolith at their “Holding onto Summer” bash!! Starts at 8:30.

Mr. Frown-Joe Weber
Joe Weber of Mr. Frown | photo by Billie-Jo Miller

If you find yourself at the coast this weekend, stop in at the Mill Casino’s Warehouse 101 on both nights for some classic and new rock by Mr. Frown featuring Joe and Rica from Satin Love Orchestra.

Oh and hey! …remember: if you see me out somewhere, say hello.

Be safe and I’ll be back with my “Where, When and What’s happening” report next Friday.

Billie-Jo Miller is an Oregon mother of 4, grandmother of 9, and an award winning photographer. "I can never remember a time that i didn't have a camera in my hand and when my daughter started to call me 'paparazzi' I realized I needed to do something with my love of photography." Billie-Jo is a graduate of the New York Institute of Photography and has done extensive freelance work and has spent time as a photojournalist for several newspapers. Billie-Jo is now an EDN Columnist and an in-demand live events photographer.

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