Outdoor Live Music Series 2018
April through October | Friday evenings, starting at 5pm Wine available for purchase by the glass and bottle. Blankets, chairs, and picnics welcome!
OCTOBER 12th - Debra Arlyn and The Goodness
Debra Arlyn is a singer/songwriter with "the voice" that you have to experience for yourself. With a sound that is funky, youthful, and pop-driven, Debra always bring the beat with her band, The Goodness.
OCTOBER 5th - Mulholland
Mulholland brings an unplugged fusion of pop and soul sounds with a touch of singer/songwriter to their listeners, blending vibrant harmony and laid back acoustics. The band is made up of three folks who all got their start at music while growing up in the church, playing rocking guitar shreds, or singing tearful, powerhouse ballads. These musicians understand how to deliver a story through song that’s sure to make your toe tap or your heart melt.
[Their] collective influences range from artists like Etta James, Dion and the Belmonts and Roxette to John Mayer, Damien Rice...
SEPTEMBER 28th - Quinell
Quinell is a singer/songwriter from Pasco Washington. Combining catchy melodies with heartfelt lyrics, he writes songs that you can't help but sing along to. With influences ranging from Jack Johnson to The Black Keys, he brings a sound that is not defined by any one genre.
With an new EP to be released in the winter, this is your chance to see Quinell in Walla Walla before he goes on tour!
SEPTEMBER 21st - Rogue Lobster
What's a better way to ring in the Fall Equinox than an easy night out at Tranche?
Rogue Lobster is a local favorite that always puts us in a good mood with their mix of new folk and bluegrass sounds.
SEPTEMBER 14th - Shanks Pony
Did you miss Shanks Pony at our Bonfire Party in May? Here's your chance to catch an epic show and recapture those warm spring vibes.
Bring chairs, blankets and your dancin' shoes as you shake and boogie to their infectious mix of original songs and covers.
SEPTEMBER 7th - Kory Nagler
Kory Nagler is a singer/songwriter based right here in Walla Walla. When he's not in his chef's trucker hat at the Maple Counter, he commands the stage with natural presence and even cooler sound.
AUGUST 31st - Sound and Stone
Fresh from recording their very first EP, Nico and Bash Evans are back at the winery for an unconventional show & one of their last appearances until their album release in October.
These musicians and artists draw the audience into their world with a mix of music, storytelling and improv.
AUGUST 24th - Campbell Davis
Campbell Davis is a singer, songwriter, guitarist and teacher that has been performing since the age of five. After learning the fundamentals of vocal performance, violin, piano and saxophone, he found his calling on the guitar, he began performing and composing original music shortly after. A recent graduate of Berklee College of Music, he will be releasing his newest collaboration soon. Fans and listeners can expect to hear a new electronic element to his soulful, Indie/Americana style.
Don't miss this opportunity to hear Campbell knock your socks off with music experience beyond his years.
AUGUST 17th - Dakota Brown
24 year old pop/soul singer, Dakota Brown, undoubtedly has a gift for singing. But it wasn't until after a major car accident when Brown discovered his love for singing. “Something just clicked after that," Brown states. "I suddenly knew that singing was what I was meant to do.” Already playing guitar prior to the wreck, the vehicle accident forced Brown to learn guitar opposite-handed after suffering severe injuries to his left hand. Dakota is back again this year for our Friday Night Music Series!
AUGUST 10th - Gary & Clairece Hemenway
Gary Hemenway has composed and arranged numerous vocal, choral and instrumental pieces in every style from classical to film score, from gospel to jazz, pop, and rock. He has numerous recordings of his original compositions and arrangements. He frequently enjoys working with schools, colleges, choirs, and churches as a guest musician, clinician, director and highly sought after accompanist.
Clairece Rosati is a singer and songwriter from the Pacific Northwest. Her clear, strong, and rich voice boasts an impressive range that allows her to artfully navigate through many genres of music. A classically trained soprano adept at singing in four languages, she especially loves the spontaneous creativity and movement of jazz and the power of soul and gospel music.
Gary and Clairece perform together as part of a powerful duo. They return to the Tranche stage and are sure to spice up your Friday evening.
AUGUST 3rd - DavePaul5
DavePaul5 does a little bit of everything to fit your fancy: from rock, blues, country classics, to originals and more! These guys bring an electric energy to all of their shows that always puts you in a good mood.
JULY 27th - Artist Showcase with Jeffrey Gustaveson, Anna Ballew, Annelise Ellingboe & Ashlyn Quintus
Join us for our first Artist Showcase, featuring Jeffrey Gustaverson, Anna Ballew, Annelise Ellingboe, and Ashlyn Quinto
Anna is a recent graduate with a degree in Anthropology from Whitman College. While in school, she was part of the all-female a cappella group called the Sirens of Swank." Anna is a native Texan but grew up in Missoula, Montana, speaks French, and a lover of the outdoors. After picking up the guitar in high school and playing singer-songwriter, folk, and jazz covers for a few years, she recently started writing her own music in an attempt to "mélange" these genres.
Jeffrey is a recent graduate from Whitman College, with degrees in Music and Politics. While in school, he performed regularly on trumpet with the Whitman jazz ensemble and orchestra, and was a founding member of funk/soul band Crossing Issacs. Jeffrey is from Seattle, Washington and loves hiking, backpacking and writing in his free time. In recent years, Jeffrey has discovered a love for playing piano and keyboards, performing as a jazz pianist and accompanist. While his musical background is in jazz, he loves performing just about anything: catch him around town playing everything from salsa and Latin music to classic funk and soul.
JULY 20th - Frazer Wambeke
Frazer Wambeke is a local musician and vocalist. His musical roots began in Jazz and has worked on records ranging stylistically from bluegrass/country to pop/jazz/blues/funk.
JULY 13th - McKenna Esteb + Eric Henderson
McKenna and Eric's "performances showcase soulful covers from a diverse mix of musical eras: from the classics of Etta James & The Beatles, to more recent hits of John Mayer & Amy Winehouse – as well as fresh originals peppered throughout. With rich vocals poured over a blend of R&B, pop, folk & indie stylings, their music delivers a dynamic warmth mixed with a little groove for everyone."
JULY 6th - Evan Egerer
Emotion and force inspire Evan's sound today. Earthy and energetic, he is influenced by Joe Cocker to Pearl Jam, and takes cues from NEEDTOBREATHE and Bruce Springsteen. His percussive guitar style and gritty vocal power continue to elevate him as a one-of-a-kind artist.
JUNE 29th - Sound and Stone
This pair of brothers will captivate you with their dynamic songwriting and stories that will reach out and strike you to your bones and down to your soul. With a style that blends folk, blues, indie and improv, Nico and Bash will take you on a refreshing adventure of the senses.
JUNE 22nd - Calico Bones
McKenzie & Madison Lindsey play catchy rock covers with an acoustic flair.
JUNE 15th - Amber Sweeney
Amber is a force to be reckoned with: her ability to weave deep story telling and lyrics with powerful, heartfelt vocals creates a truly unforgettable experience for her audience.
JUNE 8th - Eddie Manzaneres
Eddie plays a mix of Latin-Jazz, Bossanova and Rumba Flamenca that is sure to bring some flavor to your Friday evening.
JUNE 1st - Sam Kirtley
Join us for a relaxed evening with the piano man himself, Sam Kirtley! He always brings a familiar smile to the audience with his covers of classic tunes that make you remember the good ol' days.
MAY 25th - Kory Nagler
Kory swoons with a style all his own: this singer/songwriter will transport you to a different time with sounds reminiscent of 60s heartfelt soul.
MAY 18th - Zemog Otrebor
Zemog Otrebor is the new instrumental project by Robert Gomez. You'll be intrigued by his eclectic easy listening tunes.
MAY 11th - Tom Taylor
Tom Taylor is a solo acoustic musician and songwriter from Boise, Idaho. He combines his musical influences of Rock, Dream Pop, Delta Blues, and British Invasion genres to deliver crowd-pleasing medleys as well as a variety of popular songs.
MAY 4th - Bonfire Party 2018!
Gary & Clairece Hemenway
Wine Club Lounge | 5-7pm
Main Stage | 7-10pm
APRIL 27th - Rogue Lobster
Original modern folk and bluegrass. Rich three-part harmonies. Influenced by John Prine, Gillian Welch, Brandi Carlile, Patty Griffin, to name a few...
APRIL 20th - Julie Perron
Julie Perron is a local singer-songwriter with roots in California and the Pacific Northwest. Inspired by artists such as Jackson Browne, Joan Baez, Taj Mahal and Linda Rodstadt, her influences are diverse. When not playing solo, she is part of her band, Concrete Angel, a group of musicians that include her cousin and uncle.
APRIL 13th - Sound and Stone
Sound and Stone's Nico & Bash Evans "are influenced by all music and especially blues, 70s folk, flamenco, Irish folk, throat singing, Rishi, and chanting. The blend of all these different sounds, married with their organic ability to express, has proven over and over again to move the audience and reach out and touch each person."
APRIL 6th - DavePaul5
David Woolsen & Paul Gregutt of DavePaul5 entices the crowd with their mix of rock, blues, country classics, originals and more.
Look back on our 2017 schedule here.