The Dalles Civic Auditorium welcomes James Otto to our newly restored Theatre! We invite you to come preview the completed first and second phases of the renovation as you enjoy the sounds of Northwest native Nashville recording artist James Otto! Otto is one of the most distinct vocalists in Country music and is a 2 time Grammy nominated singer/songwriter. Once for his vocal performance on his breakthrough hit song “Just Got Started Lovin’ You” which was the biggest hit in all of country music in 2008. The second nomination was for co-writing Jamey Johnson’s “In Color,” which also won both CMA and ACM “Song of the Year”. Otto has written songs for many different major label acts including The Zac Brown Band, Darrius Rucker, Randy Houser, Chris Janson, Trace Adkins, John Anderson, Alabama, Confederate Railroad and many others. He's a founding member of the infamous Music Mafia that includes artists Big & Rich & Gretchen Wilson. jamesotto.net The show will open with a Northwest Songwriter’s Round showcasing original songs and their stories from some of the regions top songwriters and performers including Nate Botsford, Jessie Leigh and Zac Grooms. natebotsfordmusic.com jessieleighofficial.com brewersgradeband.com General admission tickets are only $20.00 in advance and available at https://www.tickettomato.com/event/6227. Doors open at 6:00 PM. Show starts at 6:30. All ages Welcome. Food, Beer, Wine & Spirits available for purchase. Must be 21+ and carrying valid photo ID to purchase Alcohol. No exceptions! No outside food or beverages allowed. Sorry, no pets allowed. Service animals will be permitted in accordance with ADA rules.