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Feb Festival on N. Oregon Coast Packed with Stellar Music

Published 01/14/2018 at 6:01 PM PDT
By Oregon Coast Beach Connection staff

Feb Festival on N. Oregon Coast Packed with Stellar Music

(Nehalem, Oregon) – A serious treat is in store for the north Oregon coast's Nehalem Bay area in winter. Just as the season begins to brighten up with longer days, in comes the Nehalem Winterfest music festival on Friday, February 2 through 4. It takes place at the Nehalem Performing Arts Center at North County Recreation District (NCRD) in Nehalem, featuring five distinguished acts and providing premier entertainment to residents and visitors. (Above: Nehalem Bay).

Gracing the stage is Irish fiddling wizard, Kevin Burke, a recipient of a National Heritage Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts. Irish music band Castletown will open for Mr. Burke. Concert goers will enjoy hearing acoustic guitarist sensation Terry Robb, who was voted best in Portland 19 times, has been on a Grammy-nominated album and has shared the stage with legends B.B. King, Joe Cocker and Steve Miller. Attendees will get a rare chance to enjoy one of Oregon’s most famous bands, Quarterflash, for an “unplugged” concert. Also taking the stage is Motown jazz legend, Mel Brown and the Mel Brown Quartet.

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All performances will be held at the newly remodeled 200-seat Performing Arts Center, located at 36155 9th Street in Nehalem. The schedule:

Friday, February 2, at 7:30 p.m. brings Kevin Burke. Opening act is Castletown.

Saturday, February 3, 1:30 p.m. features Terry Robb. Later that night at 7:30 p.m., Quarterflash hits the stage.

Sunday, February 4 at 2 p.m. sees Mel Brown and the Mel Brown Quartet take over the festival.

Tickets are available in advance at www.tickettomato.com and at the NCRD Welcome Center (open Mon. through Fri., 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.) or for purchase at the door. Pricing varies by event.

NCRD’s goal is to offer more quality entertainment for locals and visitors on a year-round basis.

“We are so pleased to be kicking off our first annual Nehalem Winterfest with such a stellar lineup for this signature three day concert series,” said David Wiegan, NCRD executive director. “We were looking for a way to invite more people from out of town to the Tillamook Coast during our proverbial ‘off season’ while also providing great entertainment for our local residents.”

The event was made possible by sponsors Visit Tillamook Coast, Sunset Vacation Rentals and Kendra’s River Inn. For out-of-town concert goers, there are a variety of great places to stay in Nehalem and nearby Manzanita and Wheeler. To research lodging, check out www.tillamookcoast.com/tillamook-lodging and search by location.

NCRD coordinates Nehalem-area entertainment and provides an ongoing series of attractions throughout the year; for more information visit www.ncrd.org or call 1-855-444-NCRD (6273). Where to stay for this event - Where to eat - Map and Virtual Tour - More on Nehalem below:

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