Published in Local Events posted Aug 21, 2014
Fall is just around the corner and so is one of the region’s most anticipated events: Spirit Mountain Songbook Series. This 2014 fall, we are bringing the best emerging singer-songwriters to the hearth of the Willamette Valley at Spirit Mountain Casino. These artists have performed on numerous stages, music festivals, and countries worldwide, and now is your chance to see them in Oregon!
The opener of the Songbook Series, Valerie June, is coming to Spirit Mountain Casino August 29. You might have seen her rock the stage at the American Country Music Awards singing a duet with Eric Church. This internationally acclaimed singer began her career in Memphis, Tennessee, where she was influenced by the contagious melodies of the South. Her music is a breath of fresh air, marrying a mix of the blues, gospel, and folk. Check out her award nominated song 'Pushin’ against a Stone,' and taste the tunes for yourself.
On Saturday, October 4, get ready to experience an evening of world-renowned musical talent with Hey Marseilles. This Seattle band become an international sensation after its debut of “Rio,” an uplifting track punctuated by big-band sounds and classic pop influences. Hey Marseilles is now a staple must-see act at festivals such as Sasquatch, Lollapalooza, and Newport Folk Festival. From jaunty pop hits to sentimental ballads, the band has songs appealing to virtually any musical taste.
The British native band, A Silent Film, takes the stage next on November 22. The dynamic trio hailing from Oxford has paved its way in the alternative rock scene. A Silent Film has performed with renowned artists including One Republic and Smashing Pumpkins. Their hit single “You Will Leave a Mark” applies to their performance as this will be a concert to remember. Their music has topped the charts in Europe, and now you can experience this thriving band live in the US.
The Songbook Series was created to bring talented artists to the Northwest. Join us to see one of your favorite up-and-coming groups perform live or fall in love with a completely new artist right from the convenient location of Spirit Mountain Casino.