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Florida Georgia Line Concert
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BJ’s Weekend Report

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Hey there friends, BJ here.

Hope you all had a great week and welcome to the weekend with BJ’s “Where, When and What’s”  happening

My week was pretty good. On Monday I got to meet the man that stole my youngest daughter’s heart and is on the way to becoming my son in law.  He’s from Nashville and was in Washington for the Washington State fair.  He travels with the country band “Florida Georgia Line” as their videographer. By the way, they put on a great concert!  Very talented and handsome men, not to mention so real and down to earth. And although I couldn’t bring my camera into the concert, I was a guest on this outing, I did get a cell phone shot or two to share with you. My suggestion: if you ever get a chance, go see Florida Georgia Line in concert, you will leave there with a smile on your face. A little tip from me to you: I hear they are slated to play next years Cape Blanco Music Festival. worth watching for the dates and  planning a “Cruise” on over to the Oregon coast.

Florida Georgia Line Concert
Cell phone Concert photo of country band Florida Georgia Line | photo by Billie-Jo Miller

Now onto this weekends “Where, when and what”

I want to start off this weekends 3 W’s by letting all of you know that this Saturday the 20th is the Memorial (Celebration of Life) for our dear friend and local band member Alex Gonzalez Arguinzoni(Toyz).  Alex did not want a funeral, instead he wanted everyone to gather together, have a party and play some music in his honor.  Alex will be getting what he wanted, a real party for Alex! Bring a guitar or bass and come and join us in saying good bye at Walt’s Pourhouse 1880 N. 7th. St. Coos Bay, Oregon at 3:00 pm.

Alex Gonzalez-Arguinzoni
Alex Gonzalez-Arguinzoni |photo by Billie-Jo Miller

So Lets ROCK & ROLL!!

On Friday 9/19 its  Rock/Blues music with The KingPins at Happy Hours on River rd. and Classic Rock band Red Thunder is what’s happening at Embers.

Another fave of ours, Code Red, featuring the newest member 24 year old vocalist Breana Cahoon, will Rock you at Jerseys Bar in Junction city, 330 Highway 99 S, Junction City, Oregon  starting at 9pm.  Breana can play, and what a voice she has.

Breana Cahoon
Breana Cahoon | photo by Billie-Jo Miller

If you’re feeling a little bit country this weekend, you can put on your cowboy boots and scoot on over to The Mohawk on Mohawk Blvd. and kick it with the guys of Haywire!

 

Jess Copeland
Jess Copeland of Mister Wizard | photo by Billie-Jo Miller

Up North this weekend you can catch the one and only Mister Wizard on any or all  3 of these nights (Fri. Sat. and Sun. 19th-21st). They will be playing the Grand Opening at Woody’s in Salem, Oregon and be live at Three Rivers Casino this Saturday from noon to 3pm.  Dave Bock from Mister Wizard will also be performing a solo show at the Cottage Grove covered bridge festival in Cottage Grove, Oregon from 5-6pm on Saturday the 20th, three shows in three towns in one day… busy man that Dave Bock.

Dave Bock
Dave Bock of Mister Wizard | photo by Billie-Jo Miller

Enjoy your weekend wherever you go and I’ll be back next Friday with your weekends “Where When and What’s” happening!

Be safe and remember if you see me out somewhere, don’t forget to say hello.

BJ

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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