Furtado's Banjo Killers to play at Axe and Fiddle
Tony Furtado will be at the Axe and Fiddle on Saturday with his side project, Banjo Killers. But he assures the public no actual banjos will be harmed during the performance.
The 8:30 p.m. show features Furtado and Scott Law.
Furtado is gearing up to release a new album in January called "Deep Water." Law has played or shared stages with Melvin Seals, String Cheese Incident, the Grateful Dead and Honkytonk Homeslice.
The Axe and Fiddle is at 657 E. Main St., Cottage Grove. The cover is $10.
Acoustic trio Apropos set for Mac's on Thursday
Apropos will play an early show at 7 p.m. Thursday at Mac's at the Vet's Club.
The three-piece contemporary acoustic band with what a news release calls "exquisite harmonies" features Laura Shayne Newbury. She is singer- songwriter Mickey Newbury's daughter.
Also in the band is Neil Henderson, who has played with Stevie Wonder and Rod Stewart, a news release says. Singer-songwriter Curt Masterson rounds out the trio.
There is no cover charge. The Veterans' Memorial Building is at 1626 Willamette St.
Students to play to raise funds for music programs
Students will play music all day to raise money for their education starting at 10:50 a.m. Sunday at Barnes & Noble, 1163 Valley River Drive.
The Play-a-Thon raises money for the Eugene District of the Oregon Music Teachers' Association, which sponsors performing opportunities and testing for local music students, a news release says.
From Sunday through Dec. 13, Barnes & Noble will donate a percentage of sales made with a OMTA Bookfair voucher, good for any items, to the organization. Download the voucher at www.omta-eugene.org.
- The Register-Guard