Big ’70s acts to play Maryhill Winery this summer

By on April 5, 2014
Maryhill Winery in Goldendale, Washington, is home to concerts.

Crosby, Stills & Nash perform at Maryhill Winery’s concert amphitheater overlooking the Columbia River. (Photo courtesy of Maryhill Winery)

GOLDENDALE, Wash. – Maryhill Winery has announced its 2014 concert series, and it includes some of the top performers from the 1970s.

Here’s the lineup:

7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 2: Styx and Foreigner. Styx is a prog-rock band best known for a string of hits such as Lady, Come Sail Away, Fooling Yourself, Babe, Lorelei and Mr. Roboto. They will team up with Foreigner, one of the biggest bands of the 1970s, which produced such songs as Hot Blooded, Double Vision, Cold as Ice, Feels Like the First Time and Head Games.

7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23: Peter Frampton‘s Guitar Circus with Peter Frampton and Buddy Guy. Frampton was with the band Humble Pie before releasing the double live album Frampton Comes Alive! in 1976. It became a giant hit, thanks to such songs as Show Me the Way, Baby I Love Your Way, Shine On, Do You Feel Like We Do and Jumpin’ Jack Flash. It was the best-selling album of 1976. He will appear with American blues artist Buddy Guy, who influenced such artists as Stevie Ray Vaughn, Eric Clapton and Jimmy Page.

8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13: Best of Jethro Tull performed by Ian Anderson. British rock band Jethro Tull launched in 1967 and enjoyed a string of hits throughout the 1970s, including Living in the Past, Thick as a Brick, Aqualung, Locomotive Breath, Bungle in the Jungle and Too Old to Rock ‘n’ Roll: Too Young to Die. The renowned Ian Anderson, a Scot who plays flute and guitar, is the final remaining original band member.

Maryhill Winery

Maryhill Winery is near Goldendale, Wash., in the eastern Columbia Gorge.

Maryhill is one of the Northwest’s top destination wineries. Owners Craig and Vicki Leuthold opened the winery in 2002 on cliffs overlooking the Columbia River about a 90-minute drive from Portland. Winemaker Richard Batchelor produces about 80,000 cases of wine per year, and the winery, tasting room and 4,000-seat concert venue draws more than 70,000 visitors per year.

About Andy Perdue

Andy Perdue is the editor and publisher of Great Northwest Wine. He is a third-generation journalist who has worked at newspapers since the mid-1980s and has been writing about wine since 1998. He co-founded Wine Press Northwest magazine with Eric Degerman and served as its editor-in-chief for 15 years. He is a frequent judge at international wine competitions. He is the author of "The Northwest Wine Guide: A Buyer's Handbook" (Sasquatch, 2003) and has contributed to four other books. He writes about wine for The Seattle Times. You can find him on Twitter and .

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