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Mail Tribune

David Jacobs-Strain performs benefit concert for KS Wild

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The David Jacobs-Strain Trio will perform roots blues and blues rock at a benefit concert for The Klamath-Siskiyou Wildlands Center to be held at 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, at the Historic Ashland Armory, 208 Oak St., Ashland. Tickets cost $15 and will be available at the door.

Oregon native Jacobs-Strain is a 23-year-old veteran of the national club and festival circuits, sharing stages with artists such as Los Lobos, Bob Weir, David Lindley and Taj Mahal. He has five recordings to his credit, including "Ocean Or A Teardrop," released in 2004 and "Stuck on the Way Back" in 2002. Three of his recordings are out of print.


The concert will follow a fundraising dinner and a live auction for the organization. KS Wild serves to protect environments in southwest Oregon and northwest California.

The dinner begins at 5 p.m. with hors d'oeuvres and solo acoustic music by Jacobs-Strain, dinner begins at 6:30 p.m. and the auction begins at 8 p.m. Dinner tickets cost $30 for vegan and $25 for wild salmon. Call 488-5789 for tickets to the dinner.

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