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Eilen Jewell and her band perform modern country Tuesday, June 19, at Hilltop Music in Phoenix. eilenjewell.bandcamp.com

5 picks for live entertainment

Eilen Jewell

Modern country singer, songwriter and guitarist Eilen Jewell and her band will perform at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 19, at Hilltop Music Shop, 205 N. Phoenix Road, in The Shoppes at Exit 24, Phoenix. Called queen of the minor key, Jewell’s originals are a blend of influences from early blues, rockabilly and surf-noir. Tickets are $20 in advance and can be purchased at brownpapertickets.com/event/3391071. Tickets will be $25 at the door.

‘The White Liars’ and ‘Black Comedy’

Two one-act farces by Peter Shaffer promise lots of laughs as characters deal with one awkward situation after another. “Liars” follows rock star Frank, his business manager Tom, and a fortune-teller as they try to get one over on each other. “Black Comedy” finds a struggling artist and his fiance throwing a party to impress her bombastic father. Shows are at 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, June 14-16, and 2 p.m. Sunday, June 17, at Randall Theatre, 10 E. Third St., Medford. Tickets are $20, $17 on Thursday.

Jeff K & Overtones

The band — guitarists Jeff Kloetzel and Jeff Stanley, bassist Donnie Yance and drummer Dave Bolen — will play a mix of original rock and cover songs at 6 p.m. Friday, June 15, at Roxy Ann Winery, 3285 Hillcrest Road, Medford. Admission is $7. See roxyann.com or call 541-776-2315.


“Surealia,” contemporary ballet choreographed by David and Elyse Roxander, Jody White and Mary Hart, will be presented at 7 p.m. Friday, June 15, and 1 and 7 p.m. Saturday, June 16, at Crater Performing Arts Center, 55 N. Third St., Central Point. Look for young dancers from Studio Roxander’s Academy of Ballet, along with Ashton Roxander and Julia-Rose Sherrill of Pennsylvania Ballet. Tickets are $14 or $20 for reserved seats, $10 or $16 for seniors and ages 11 and younger, and can be purchased at studioroxander.com, at Studio Roxander, 101 E. 10th St., or by calling 541-773-7272.

Ashland City Band

The community band, conducted by Don Beighler, will perform selections from Broadway musicals, original works for band and more at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 21, in the Butler Band Shell in Ashland’s Lithia Park. Pre-concert music will be performed by Dixieland at 6:15 p.m. Bench seating will be available, or visitors can bring blankets or low-level chairs. Admission is free.

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