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Music news & notes from down in the Willamette valley.
Deltron 3030
Deltron 3030

In the words of Samuel L. Jackson’s character Ray Arnold in Jurassic Park, “Hold on to your butts.” Futuristic alternative hip-hop supergroup Deltron 3030 lands in Eugene Friday, Nov. 22. Hot off the September release of second album Event II — 13 years after Deltron 3030’s first — group members Dan the Automator, Del the Funky Homosapien and Kid Koala bring their masterminds to WOW Hall.

 

Also at WOW Hall, a Celebration of Life for Randy “Roundfoot” Nowell, who passed away this summer. Famous and beloved for dancing in his wheelchair at the Hall, Oregon Country Fair and the Saturday Market, Nowell will be memorialized with the music of My Father’s Ghost and The Sugar Beets 6 pm Sunday, Nov. 24. Donations will go to the Randy Roundfoot Memorial Fund.

 

The Holiday Spirit: The UO announced that the Oregon Brass Quintet and Eugene’s Central Presbyterian Church are coming together for a concert to benefit Opportunity Village 7:30 pm Monday, Dec. 9, at Central Presbyterian Church; $10 suggested donation. Last year the charity concert raised $800 for Hurricane Sandy relief efforts.

 

Don’t miss: the local blues rockers of Blue Lotus 10 pm Nov. 22 and the burlesque troupe Broadway Revue 10 pm Nov. 24 at Luckey’s; the jittery indie rock of Tera Melos 8 pm Nov. 22 at Cozmic; Mount Eerie’s other project, the Ever Ending Kicks, and Paul Quillen 9 pm Nov. 24 at Plank Town Brewing in Springfield.