FRIDAY – Night on the Town
Despite the fact that technically, this was a short work week, I am tired! Holy Cow! Looking at guitars, writing songs, drinking beer and taking my dogs to the river is TIRING! Thankfully my batteries are recharged and I’m ready to head out this fine evening and see some really good shows.
Tonight, only two places to stop. First stop will be at Diablo’s, where the very funkalicious band, Excellent Gentleman are performing. Cover will be $5, and there will be drink specials. Be sure to watch where you park! On at least two occasions now I’ve been ticketed. Don’t mind helping Lane County’s bottom line, but would rather drink my support than pay cash. This is a fun dance band with smooth R’ n B’ grooves. With suave, sophisticated music I can’t wait to instantly fall under these Gentlemen’s spell. Besides, they are scrumptious eye candy! Yum! Besides I need a reason to wear my purple wig and long sparkly eyelashes! This is going to be fun!
Second stop for this evening will be Luckey’s. There is a good line up tonight with Tyler Fortier, Kingdom County, Gregory Rawlins. All of these bands are strong with their songwriting talents. And all are well worth the $5 to get in. Thankfully $2 Jameson shots and Crater Lake Vodka will go a long way tonight… so bring your dollar bills. Both Kingdom County and Tyler Fortier have new CD’s released earlier this year and are well worth hearing. Articulate artists are always entertaining. And by the time I get myself over to Luckey’s I will be in the mood to enjoy the singer/songwriter vibe.
Thankfully, I get to lie around all day in the backyard soaking in the sun and looking for that purple wig for tonight. I so love dress up night! My driver has the night off so I will be doing that artful balancing act!
I will see you out there!
FREE: Cornucopia Breakers Yard—10
FREE: John Henry’s Varicoasters—10
FREE: Oak St. Speakeasy The Walnut Collective, Black Delany, Jason Johnson—9; Rock, acoustic
FREE: Tiny Tavern Christie & McCallum—9:30; Americana, n/c
FREE: Wandering Goat Crooked River—9; Country, bluegrass, n/c
$5.00 Axe & Fiddle Anne Weiss, Joe McMurrian—8:30; Blues
$5.00 Luckey’s Tyler Fortier, Kingdom County, Gregory Rawlins—10; Singer-songwriter, indie,
$5.00 Sam Bond’s Philly Phunkestra—9:30; Rock, funk
Cover Bands & Tribute Bands
FREE: Mohawk Tavern The Valley Boys—9; Rock
FREE: Mulligan’s Trip Wire Project, Milepost—9:30
FREE: Village GreenJohnson Unit—9; Rock
Blues, Jazz & Country
FREE: Jazz Station Gene Newbold Group—8; Cool jazz
FREE: WestEnd Tavern Piano Bar w/Rhianna—8
$7.00 Eugene Eagles Cowboy Cadillac—7:30; Country
$5.00 Mac’s Broh Tayler Band—9; Blues
Dance – DJ – Hip Hop- Other
FREE: Cowfish “Freek-Nite” Dance Party w/Audio Schizophrenic—9
FREE: Embers Retro—9
FREE: Granary Brimstone Sound w/DJ Crown—10
FREE: The Loft Inner Limits—7:30; Jazz, funk
FREE: Quackers Rock ‘n’ Roll Jam—9
FREE: Rogue Public House Trivia Night—8
FREE: Two Friends Pub Flashback Friday—9
$3.00 Cozmic Pizza Kutsinhara 20th Anniversary Celebration—7:30; Variety
$3.00 Maize Lounge Organik Time Machine—11
$5.00 The District PL afterparty ft. SOLOVOX, Dream Dusters, One 11—10; Electronic,
$5.00 Downtown Lounge Excellent Gentlemen—10P