By NR Staff • 

Weekend Tempo 6/14/2013

Tim Gunther photoMcMinnville native Chris Lay recently celebrated the release of his debut album,  Point Her To The Sun.
 Conversation  by Kathleen BuckKathleen Buck presents her collection,  Emerging from Abstract,  at Currents Gallery in downtown McMinnville. An artist s reception is Saturday during the Art & Wine walk.
Courtesy Jonah Luke Singer/songwriter Jonah Luke performs playful folk-rock with a dash of a cappella and a pinch of sweet harmonies.
Courtesy Jackson MichelsonCorvallis-native Jackson Michelson brings his home grown roots country to the Spirit Mountain Casino Friday and Saturday night.
Alternative rock band Crown Point knows how to entertain themselves after spending months touring 44 states and four countries.


Valley Repertory Theater announces its next season: Wine and dessert event, Sunday at 7 p.m.; lobby at the Chehalem Cultural Center, 415 E. Sheridan St., Newberg; Free; Call 971-832-9202 or click here for more info.

Live Music


Sonny Hess: blues, funk, rock, soul; The Horse Radish, Carlton; 7 p.m.

Jonah Luke: folk rock; McMenamins, McMinnville, 7 p.m.

Jordan Bailey, with Melissa Davaz: young sensation, pop; Cornerstone Coffee, McMinnville; 7 p.m.

Dennis Brutke and the Country Gents: country-western; McMinnville Grange Hall; 7:30 p.m.; $5 cover.  

Jackson Michelson: country; Spirit Mountain Sports Bar, Grand Ronde; 9 p.m.



Crown Point: alternative rock; McMenamins, Paragon Room, McMinnville, 7 p.m.

Chris Lay: jazz pop, neo-soul; The Horse Radish, Carlton; 7 p.m. (N-R subscribers click here for story.)

Jackson Michelson: country; Spirit Mountain Sports Bar, Grand Ronde; 9 p.m.


Vis Arts

The McMinnville Downtown Association presents Art & Wine Walk: Participating vendors host artists and offer wine-tasting; Saturday, 4 to 8 p.m. Call 503-472-3605 or click here for more info.

Send performance listings to Send live music listings to

Web Design & Web Development by LVSYS