2019 Summer Music on the Lawn
Local music, epic valley views and Durant Vineyards wine in the sunshine. Our Summer Music Series is back and better than ever! Enjoy wine by the glass and our signature picnic platters while overlooking the vineyards and listening to local talent. 4 – 7 PM – Durant Vineyards Tasting Room.
Friday, June 7th: Satellite Blooms
Satellite Blooms is a service oriented soul-folk music project based in friendship that aims in creating expressive, harmonious and connective experiences for audiences in the Willamette Valley and beyond. At its core, Satellite Blooms is an acoustic duo made up of Kevin Welsh (voice & guitar) and Lucas Cook (drums & cymbals). Together, they share a deep appreciation for American music and an ability in bringing it to life.
Friday, July 5th: The Bylines
The Bylines are a Portland based band created by Reece Marshburn and Marianna Thielen who write and perform sophisticated, jazz-inspired, story-driven pop music. They tour the Northwest regularly as a duo, and put on theatrical shows with their full ensemble. They are alumni of the Johnny Mercer Songwriters Project and have played before Randy Newman.
Friday, July 19th: Billy & The Rockets
A little country twang, some southern Delta blues mixed with sweet gospel harmonies creates a dazzling potion that will start your toes tapping, and your heart racing! Billy and The Rockets is Rockabilly/Do-Wop styled the way it was meant to be played, then wrapped in a show that pleases the entire family!
Friday, August 2nd: Joe Garland (Second Wind)
Second Wind” was born out of the desire of 4 former members from The Mckenzie River Band, which was a very successful country band in the Portland area that had both regional and national success from 1986-2008, to reconnect with their fan base and have the opportunity to reach them in a more intimate way. “Second Wind” has taken their act from the big stages and venues and unplugged. This 4 piece acoustic act has blended the best of The Mckenzie River Band sound, with exquisite 3 and 4 part harmonies and superb musicianship and mixed in music that reaches all generations of fans as well as satisfying it’s fan base of over 30 years. “Second Wind” is made up of Joe Garland (Bass Guitar, Vocals) and John Mannenbach (Acoustic Guitar, Vocals) who were the 2 founding members of The Mckenzie River Band, Bob Gagliasso (Acoustic Guitar, Vocals) and Willard Bethje (Percussion, Vocals). An evening with “Second Wind” will take you on a journey from Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young to The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band to Alabama to The Eagles, as well as songs from The Mckenzie River Band and new originals from Second Wind.
Friday, August 16th: Bri Cauz
Born & raised in the tech hub of Silicon Valley now based in the Pacific Northwest, Bri is a vibrant young Singer, Performer, & Producer living out her dreams as a full-time musician.
Over the last 7+ yrs of performing live, Bri has built a devoted fan base & foundation from the ground up. With years of hard work & preparation that platform allowed her to quit her job in 2012 as a hairdresser & pursue music full time. Today she’s a successful independent regional artist, touring across the Western US each year in over 6 states. Playing a wide variety of venues from state fairs, festivals, colleges, breweries, wineries, malls, casinos, homes, & everything in between. Whether she is playing to a room of 10 people or on stage to 10,000+ her spirit, undeniable talent, & ability to connect with her audiences is what captures the hearts of her listeners.
Growing up with musical parents gifted in voice, piano, guitar, & drums it’s obvious Bri literally has music running through her blood. Both mom & dad say she started singing before she could even talk!
Friday, September 6th: Leah Burgess and Austin Randle
Rock and soul without control!
Friday, September 20th: Laura Ivancie
Laura Ivancie has performed at the Safeway Waterfront Blues Festival in Portland, Oregon, on the Backwater Blues Cruise along-side Reggie Houston (Fats Domino) and Grammy nominated pianist, Janice Scroggins for three consecutive years (2011 thru 2013). Laura’s original song, “Candy,” (Dance/ Electronica) earned semi-finalist recognition among 18K song submissions in the International Songwriting Competition (2014). She has shared the stage with blues legend Norman Sylvester; opened for the iconic Portland band NU SHOOZ at the Portland Rose Festival and kicked off the Safeway Waterfront Blues Festival with her band on Miller South Main Stage (2015). Other notable national acts that Laura has opened for include: Ladi6 (Best Female Solo Artist in New Zealand 2011), Vicci Martinez (NBC Finalist for The Voice Season 8), David Ryan Harris (Former guitarist for John Mayer), The Indigo Girls, and most recently for Grammy award-winning Neo soul superstar Bilal.
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