Rudolf Korv made the trek from the southwest deserts of the Mojave to lush promise land of the Pacific Northwest, bringing with him his powerful Americana & Roots music sounds that connect with people of all genres. Rudolf has been entertaining crowds for decades with his strong vocal, compelling songwriting and adapted renditions of classics that you’ll love.
Craig Sorseth and Tom West make up the soulful HipBillys duo. They’re experienced performers and songwriters, having performed a wide variety of music styles such as Folk, Blues, Country, Classic Rock & Bluegrass in the Northwest for 40+ years. Their ‘Heartfelt Hipbilly’ music is popular in the local craft brewing and winery circuits.
Brothers in Law is an Americana/country band out of Springfield, Oregon. They perform original music along with some obscure gems by the likes of Townes Van Zandt, Gram Parsons and Merle Haggard. Their songs and style come from the raw grit of old time folk and country combined with stories of human struggle and the wide open American west.
Band members include Greg Oldson (guitar and vocals), Justin Boe (lap steel, banjo, dobro) and Corwin Bolt (upright bass and vocals). As restless, always searching musicians, the band members also perform in other local bands including: Meadow Rue, Holler and the Hive, and Corwin Bolt and the Wingnuts.
Breakers Yard is the Willamette Valley’s most eclectic acoustic band. Sampling from ragtime, country blues, jug band, hot jazz, and delta blues traditions, they do everything from Lindy Hop dances to cowboy ballads to bootie-shakin’ dance parties. They perform as a duo…a trio… and a quartet! Breakers Yard will be bringing their duo for this show, and it is guaranteed to get your foot stompin’.
Gina Belliveau is a Tacoma-based Baltimore-transplant who plays looped, percussive, acoustic soul folk with an achilles heel for ridiculous pop cover tunes in an ever-expanding repertoire running the gamut from Billie Holiday to Billie Jean, in addition to an arsenal of original songs.
Singer/songwriter Kristen Marlo began singing before she could talk, and hasn’t stopped since.
She is a classically trained vocalist and self-taught guitarist, but also an accomplished composer and lyricist. She is a United States Air Force veteran. Inspiration for her prolific songwriting comes from passion for new experiences; her work covers the full range of human emotion, from love and lust to rage and revenge.
Join PublicHouse for our official Grand Opening AND Oktoberfest kick off party! Holding true to its mission to bring people together, PublicHouse will celebrate its grand opening by hosting Springfield’s very own Oktoberfest on Friday, September 21.
Springfield Mayor Christine Lundberg will perform a ribbon cutting ceremony and pour the evening’s first pint at 4 p.m. to kick off the fête, marking the completion of PublicHouse’s recent renovation!
PublicHouse’s Oktoberfest will feature traditional Bavarian fare from Pig and Turnip, a German-inspired eatery located on-site. The Beer Hall will have several German and seasonal Oktoberfest beers on tap for the occasion, and one-liter, German-style steins will be available for purchase. William Rose Wines will be on site sampling from 5-7pm. There will be live music throughout the night. The entertainment schedule is as follows:
4-6pm: The Roseburg German Band, a traditional German Oompah band
6-6:15pm: A stein holding competition, a traditional Bavarian strength competition
6:15 Savour Springfield Passport raffle
6:15-7:30pm: Corwin Bolt and the Wingnuts, a ragtime & blues-inspired country band
8-10pm: The Firestarters, a rock band
String band out of Oregon's Willamette Valley featuring soaring harmonies and original song writing from Greg Oldson & Sarah Mazze. Jack Wheeler's dobro and Heather Brey's fiddle add layers of both joyful and mournful sounds. Steve Korin on upright bass.
Gumbo Groove’s music is an adventure in genre bending. They call it Folk-Fueled Fungrass. Snatches of David Grisman-like riffs give way to New Orleans second line simmers, while shades of the Grateful Dead can be heard wending amongst the chordal carousings. Always friendly, always fun, Gumbo Groove is a musical incident looking for a place to happen.
Dear Mr. Henshaw is the solo project of Mike Surber (Sons of Guns, Fast Man, Foxgloves). It’s original folk songs sung to acoustic guitar, harmonica, and foot percussion. If you want to check out any of Mike’s other projects, head to mikesurbermusic.com
Eugene acoustic duo Dylan and Anthony have been entertaining audiences since 2009. Drawing from the vast american songbook, Dylan and Anthony perform songs by artists as varied as Blind Lemon Jefferson to Hank Williams to the Grateful Dead.
Jeremy Pruitt's voice has been described as warm, soulful, strong, and sincere. He plays frequently around the Eugene area as a solo performer, as well as a vocalist with R&B group, Taste. His material, a mix of originals and well-chosen covers, effortlessly blends R&B, country, folk-rock, and jazz.