Season 1

In light of the government-mandated shutdown of non-essential businesses due to COVID-19, hq has been forced to cease hosting events for an extended period of time. However, we are not down and out! We have been asking local and regional artists to come in to hq (while observing appropriate social distancing practices) and play a #threesongset of their original music, straight through. Please enjoy (and share!) these videos, recorded and edited by hq owners Christopher Jennings and Jesse Cimon.

  • Three Song Sets 2.2: Hillfolk Noir
    For the second set in Season Two, we are joined by Alison and Travis Ward of Hillfolk Noir. Hailing from Boise, Idaho Hillfolk plays traditional music on traditional instruments for non-traditional times. They call it Junkerdash, and it’s a sound brewed from folk, bluegrass, punk, string-band blues and other influences musical and otherwise. Recommended pairings: […]
  • Three Song Sets 2.1: Bart Budwig
    First off for this news season, Bart Budwig joins us at HQ in La Grande, Oregon for a #threesongset featuring tunes spanning a nearly a decade over three albums. Buy music and follow him at https://bartbudwig.bandcamp.com/ Set List: Saturday Slow, Sunday Lazy The Moon and Other Things – 2016 Whiskey Girl Whiskey Girl – 2012 […]
  • Three Song Set: Eleven. R&M
    For the final installment in Season 1 of hq’s Three Song Set series we are joined by Pilot Rock-based musicians Garrett Randolph and Brian Mandella, performing three tracks off of their 2020 Album American Spirits. The Artists in their own words: R&M started when we met in the fourth grade. Similar life stories, we grew […]
  • Three Song Set: Ten. Adam Lange
    For our tenth installment of the Three Song Set series we are joined by Adam Lange. Adam is a Singer/Songwriter and graduate of the music program at Eastern Oregon University.
  • Three Song Set: Nine. Norman Baker
    Joining us for the ninth edition of the HQ Three Song Set series is Norman Baker, hailing from the Seattle, WA area.
  • Three Song Set: Eight. Scott Nearing
    In the eighth edition of our Three Song Set series featuring local and regional artists, La Grande-based guitarist Scott Nearing performs three tunes from his band Sum People’s 2020 album Keep Dreaming.
  • Three Song Set: Seven. Erika Litke
    The Seventh in our Three Song Set series featuring local and regional songwriters. La Grande based artist Erka Litke performs three as-of-yet unreleased songs on the hq stage.
  • Three Song Set: Six. Charles Wood III
    The sixth in our Three Song Set series, featuring Charles Wood III. Charles is a Singer/Composer/Performer of Cree style Round Dance and Pow Wow music.
  • Three Song Set: Five. Dear Mr. Henshaw
    The fifth in our Three Song Set series featuring local and regional songwriters. Eugene-based artist and former La Grande resident Mike Surber performs three songs off of his Dear Mr. Henshaw album.
  • Three Song Set: Four. James Dean Kindle
    The fourth in hq’s series of singer-songwriter Three Song Sets. Featuring James Dean Kindle.
  • Three Song Set: Three. Wayne Callahan & Leah Over
    The third in hq’s series of singer-songwriter Three Song Sets. Featuring La Grande based musicians Wayne Callahan and Leah Over.
  • Three Song Set: Two. Jeff Grammer
    The second three song set from hq in La Grande, Oregon. Featuring La Grande musician Jeff Grammer.
  • Three Song Set: One. Gregory Rawlins
    The second three song set from in La Grande, Oregon. Featuring La Grande musician Gregory Rawlins.
  • EOU Student Art Exhibition: Divergent
    Art Exhibition:Divergent Thursday, February 6 from 6:00-8:00 PM OPENING RECEPTION.Exhibition will hang until March 6. Eastern Oregon University‘s Art Club and Hq are pleased to announce the opening of “Divergent” at Hq event center on February 6. The exhibition will feature student work in multiple mediums. This collaborative event is intended to help student artists […]

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