Beth Wood

Benefit for SoldierSongs Group to Support Transitional Housing for Wounded Vets

On Tuesday May 17, please join us at The Tower Theatre for an evening with Beth Wood and the Stronghold Trio.

This concert is a fundraiser sponsored by our own SoldierSongs group to support transitional housing for wounded veterans in the wake of recent Federal budget cuts. These cuts leave many of Oregon vets without the resources they need to reintegrate into their communities upon homecoming. Soldier Songs hope to raise both awareness and funds in support of the cause. Your ticket helps us meet this goal!

Beth Wood is a modern-day troubadour and believer in the power of song. Her exceptional musicianship, crafty songwriting, powerhouse voice, and commanding stage presence have been winning over American audiences for eighteen years. Beth’s music is soulful, organic, intelligent, barefoot, high-energy communication of joy.

Stronghold Trio – Andy Armer is a pianist, producer, performer and music educator. He was nominated for a Grammy award for his composition RISE in 1979 as performed by Herb Alpert. Andy lives in Bend OR and works with his team at Stronghold/Firing Room Productions creating music for television & advertising. Richard Taelour is a guitarist and vocalist extraordinaire. He has worked with many of the biggest names in the music business. Richard was signed by super manager Shep Gordon and recorded for Arista Records. He currently works with his team at Stronghold/Firing Room Productions creating music for television and advertising. Justin Veloso plays drums. He graduated from the New School for the Arts in New York City. Justin has recently returned to his hometown of Sisters OR after more than a decade in NYC playing music and creating art.

SoldierSongs opener: I collaborated with veteran Chuck Hemingway by putting music to his prose. I have the honor of opening the show with our song Outside The Wire.
Our own Loose Gravel band (composed of SoldierSongs members/veterans) will also play a few songs to kick things off.

Tickets can be purchased at the Tower Theatre website at

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