The Artist Series
We’re putting you up close and personal with local artists from across the PNW for a live music performance every Friday night through May 28th. *Must be a hotel guest to attend. Reservations for the Artist Series are required. Book online or call 844-432-4748 to reserve.
Getting Local Artist Back to Work
If there has ever been a time to support local artists, it’s NOW. We are shining the spotlight on talented local artists from across the Pacific Northwest, giving them the stage to perform live once again.
Getaway for an intimate Friday night out reminiscent of simpler times when evenings were filled with live music, drinks, and great company. Enjoy a private table for two, safely distanced 6 feet apart to view to an incredible live music performance in our Stevenson Ballroom from 7pm-9pm. Discover incredible local artists from across the Pacific Northwest ranging from rock n' roll, blues, jazz and soul. During the show dig into a delicious NW inspired charcuterie board (for two), and then slip away and take the elevator home for a refreshing night at Skamania Lodge.
May 7th- Doug Smith + Judy Kock Smith
Doug Smith & Judy Koch Smith
Grammy Award winner Doug Smith is an internationally renowned acoustic guitarist who weaves together folk, classical, jazz and contemporary forms into a unique, flowing, original fingerpicking style recalling the playing of Chet Atkins, Leo Kottke, Michael Hedges, and Alex de Grassi.
Doug Smith is a well-traveled performer, playing at various venues and festivals around the country. His travels have taken him to Taiwan, China, South Korea, and four tours of Japan. He is a popular instructor at guitar and music workshops across the country, including the Swannanoa Gathering, Colorado Roots Music Camp, Puget Sound Guitar Workshop and the Crown Guitar Workshop and Festival in Montana, where he taught alongside Pat Metheny and Dweezil Zappa.
Most recently in 2019, Doug traveled to New York and Chicago to be a member of the ensemble for the Broadway production of August Rush - the Musical.
Doug currently resides in Vancouver, WA (near Portland, OR) where he teaches guitar, writes and performs.He plays James Goodall and Lance McCollum guitars.
May 14th- JT Wise Duo
JT Wise Duo
Bluesy, americana songwriters from the great Pacific NW. JT (Tim) and Margaret Wise are frequent performers with their acoustic duo or rock'n electric band. The electric band also includes Jim Stein on guitar and Ken Woodside on drums. JT is a prior owner of High Tech Studio with sound wizard Jack Barr recording some of the NW's finest bands.
May 21st- Shelly Rudolph
Shelly has been singing, performing and composing for over twenty years. Her projects have embraced soul, jazz, blues, R&B, reggae and pop. Music has taken Shelly all over the United States and the world. Ensembles have ranged from intimate duets to Jazz Orchestras and most everything in between. She is currently among the busiest vocalists in Portland, Oregon performing regularly every week with her own projects as well as with Smooth Jazz innovator Tom Grant.
Ms. Rudolph has self-produced and released two original albums, selling over two thousand units plus digital downloads. These CDs have solidified her standing as a marketable artist for agents and venues, established her as a notable musician among peers and press, and garnered songwriting and recording work nationally and internationally.
May 28th - John Bunzow
It is Bunzow’s mix of eclectic musical influences – melding blues, country, rock and even jazz – that have helped establish him as an original artist of heartfelt depth, substance and style. He’s as likely to draw on his love of the music of scuffling barroom bard Tom Waits as he is the smooth R&B and soul of Marvin Gaye, the iconic folk wisdom of Bob Dylan, James Taylor, Ry Cooder or the blues of Albert King.
After beginning his musical career in the Northwest scene playing in popular all-original bands for over two decades, John set his sights on songwriter heaven – Nashville – scoring a songwriting contract with EMI Nashville/Famous Music and a recording contract with Liberty/Capitol Records. He quickly found his services in big demand with Nashville recording artists and had the opportunity to write for and perform with some of country and rock music’s biggest names.
As Nashville and country-music trends shifted away from salt-of-the-earth working singer-songwriters in favor of flavor-of-the-month cover models and green-behind-the-ears young guns in Stetsons, Bunzow packed up his guitars and music notebooks and brought himself home to Portland, Oregon where he continues to hone his sizable talents. He’s found old fans and new ones as he tirelessly tours Northwest nightclubs, concert halls, festival stages, casinos, wineries and resorts, playing original cuts from his most recent CDs, including Counterfeit Salvation, Darkness and Light, Alive at O’Connor’s and Off the Shelf, and creating music that touches the heart of anybody who’s ever raised a little hell on a Saturday night, or felt the pangs of a love gone bad.
Summer Concert Series Dates To Be Announced Soon!
Sips & Spreads
Specialty cocktails, craft beers and local wines by the glass available for purchase.
Enjoy your choice of a deluxe Northwest inspired charcuterie board (serves two) - complimentary with your Artist Series Package purchase.
Artisanal dry cured salami, local cheese, pickled veggies, nuts, fruit, and house-made rye craker
Smoked steelhead, pickled fish, lox, steelhead jerky, mussels, house crackers, pickles
Herb roasted baby carrots, charred cauliflower, watermelon radish, grilled asparagus, sunchoke pickles
The Artist Series Package
Overnight accommodations for Friday night
Exclusive access to the live music performance in Stevenson Ballroom from 7pm - 9pm
Your choice of a deluxe charcuterie board: Charcuterie (Classic NW board), Seacuterie (NW Seafood inspired board), Vegcuterie (NW Vegetarian friendly board).
Limited availability. Excludes tax.