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Mt. Angel Performing Arts Center
220 E. Charles St. in downtown Mt. Angel, Oregon

September 14, 2007, Sons of the San Joaquin
7:30 at The Grand Theater in Salem

Sons of the San Joaquin
Sons of the San Joaquin

September 22, 2007, Lost in the Fog
7:30 PM

    Lost in the Fog, not quite bluegrass, too funky for folk! Seattle-based five-piece acoustic ensemble playing an exciting mix of traditional and contemporary music in the bluegrass style. The band is well-known for their diverse mix of hard luck blues songs, high lonesome ballads, up-beat swing tunes, country classics and good old-fashioned, hard-driving bluegrass standards. Their repertoire also includes unique arrangements of familiar folk and gospel songs as well as a number of original compositions.

Lost in the Fog
Lost in the Fog

October 6, 2007, Great Northern Planes
Chemeketa Community College Bldg. 6 Auditorium 7:30 PM
Tickets: $10.00

    Benefit Concert, for Marion County Search and Rescue, Inc. Crew 18 A Great way to get out and support your community volunteers and enjoy a wonderful concert featuring Great Northern Planes and Garrett & Friends. Great Northern Planes offers up bluegrass and American roots music with stunning harmony vocals and lots of humor. They'll keep your feet tappin', and your funnybone tickled. 15 year-old Garrett Doran, a senior member of Crew 18 and fantastic acoustic guitar artist, teams up with a couple of friend to bring you stellar arrangements of a wide variety of music. Also featuring Travis Nutch, formerly of South Salem High School, on cello, and 17 year-old Ellie Hakanson picking up the pace on fiddle and vocals. There will be a silent auction in the lobby of the auditorium and a raffle to raise much-needed money for equipment, supplies and vehicle maintenance for the young, all-volunteer arm of Search and Rescue sponsored by the Marion County Police Department. Good cause. Good music. Good time! See you there!

Great Northern Planes
Great Northern Planes
Garrett DoranEllie Hakanson
Garrett Doran and Ellie Hakanson

October 14, 2007, Uncle Earl
3:00 PM Matinee

    Uncle Earl, This all-girl, high-energy quartet infuses traditional string-band roots music (Scotch-Irish ballads, Celtic fiddle tunes, the blues) with new, original material influenced by music old and new. Their sound is multi-faceted and pulls from the best to incorporate it into their own special mix. Inviting, personable, dancable, and soul-satisfying, this is music from the heart for the heart, music to fill-you-up and spill out in a rich, flowing blend of delectable sound. Uncle Earl makes happy feet!

Uncle Earl
Uncle Earl

October 26, 2007, T.J. Casey
7:30 PM

    T.J. Casey, Cowboy poet and balladeer of the west, Casey hails from Montana, land of the endless sky, of the Rockey Mountains, of elk and wolves, and of real cowboys. His poetry and songs pull you into your own heritage and wrap you in the lore you love, where you can almost feel the the leather beneath you and hear the howl of the wolves.

T.J. Cassey
T.J. Casey

November 4, 2007, Sourdough Slim
3:00 PM

    Sourdough Slim, a rootin', tootin', ropin', yodelin', accordian and guitar playin' cowpoke just hankerin' to provide you with an afternoon of music and laughs. This is a perfect program for kids and your grandma, too! Totally retro and more fun than a barrel of monkeys, Sourdough never disappoints! .

Sourdough Slim
Sourdough Slim

November 14, 2007, Hanneke Cassel
7:30 at
The Grand Theater in Salem

Hanneke Cassel
Hanneke Cassel

November 17, 2007, Green Mountain Bluegrass Band
7:30 pm

    Green Mountain Bluegrass Band, led by Chuck Hollaway, former president of the Oregon Bluegrass Association, GMBB is committed to keeping traditional bluegrass alive and thriving. Hard-driving bluegrass with great four-part harmony sung around a single mic in the time-honored tradition, this band is exactly what bluegrass fans have been looking for. All ages friendly.

Green Mountain Bluegrass Band
Green Mountain Bluegrass Band

November 25, 2007, Rosewynde
4:00 pm

    Rosewynde: The perfect way to finish up your Thanksgiving weekend and prepare yourself for a peaceful, blessed, Christmas season, Rosewynde will share the hearth of a Celtic Christmas with beautiful music on harp, flute and fiddle. Rosewynde is perfect for all ages. They are masterfull story-tellers and superb musicians who will weave a tale of Celtic tradition sure to touch your heart.


Doran Productions
P.O. Box 64
Scotts Mills, OR 97375
Ph: 503-873-9611 * Fx: 503-873-3561

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