The Whiskey Rebellion
A recipe for a perfect summer evening includes: Crux, with a delicious microbrew in hand, a game of cornhole with friends and neighbors, and some good old fashioned Americana music to set the mood. Join The Whiskey Rebellion for an evening infused with the folk traditions of Appalachia and raw elements of rock and roll. The quintet plays high energy music with bluegrass influences and features two and three part harmonies. The Richmond, Viginia, band celebrates the release of its latest EP, Where the Devil Roams. 6-9 pm. Friday, June 5. Crux Fermentation Project, 50 SW Division St. No cover.
For the third year in a row, the Newberry Event Music and Arts Festival to Defeat MS comes to La Pine the last weekend in July. The outdoor music festival raises awareness and funds for multiple sclerosis. Singer-songwriter Melody Guy comes to the Volcanic Theatre Pub as a teaser for the festival. Guy plays songs in a rock, country, and Americana vein that's honest and soulful. Fans of singers Emmylou Harris and Alison Krauss will enjoy the sincere lyrics and vocals from Guy. Get a taste of what to expect at the Third Annual Newberry Event Music and Arts Festival to Defeat MS. 8 pm. Friday, June 5. Volcanic Theatre Pub, 70 SW Century Dr. Donation based.
Butterfly Breakdown & North Country
Saturday night at Volcanic offers a little something for most people. Fans of rowdy, string-intensive bluegrass and soulful indie rock come together for North Country and Butterfly Breakdown. Seattle's North Country plays traditional bluegrass music and features a banjo, mandolin, guitar, and standup bass. The duo combines layered vocal harmonies to create blues infused rock and soul music. Don't forget to wear dancing shoes. 9 pm. Saturday, June 6. Volcanic Theatre Pub, 70 SW Century Dr. $5.