Thursday, July 11, 2024 - 7:30pm to 10:00pm

The Dewdroppers play at the Jazz Station in Eugene

  • Katie Engstrom vocals
  • Freddie Gildersleeve guitar
  • Alex Holloway bass

Katie Engstrom is a jazz singer who draws inspiration from the legendary Blossom Dearie and the incomparable Amy Winehouse. Over the years, she has had the privilege of singing back up for Kenny Loggins and even had the opportunity to open for the talented Andy Grammer. She is a member of the East Idaho Jazz Society and enjoys singing with multiple jazz groups in the Eastern Idaho area. She thoroughly enjoys being a kindergarten teacher and sharing her passion for music with the children, She will be going on a European tour in 2025 with The Dewdroppers. She is excited for all of her upcoming musical opportunities and to continue to bring music to her community and beyond!

With his smooth jazz Motown style and unparalleled guitar skills, Freddy Gildersleeve has become a respected musician in the music industry. Influenced by the legendary Joe Pass, Freddy has honed his craft and created a unique sound that captivates audiences wherever he performs. Freddy's talents have not gone unnoticed, as he has achieved significant accomplishments throughout his career. His original song was featured on the hit TV show Breaking Bad, and he has had the privilege of opening for renowned artist Andy Grammer. In addition, Freddy has dedicated himself to teaching guitar to students in his community, passing on his knowledge and passion for music to the next generation. Freddy has been an integral part of the music scene in Arizona, playing in various bands and jazz combos in Southeast Idaho. His involvement in the East Idaho Jazz Society has further solidified his reputation as a talented and versatile musician. With his dedication to his craft and his undeniable talent, Freddy Gildersleeve is poised to continue making waves in the music industry for years to come.

Alex Holloway is a versatile and talented musician known for his unique blend of jazz and Motown influences. Drawing inspiration from artists like Bella Fleck, Alex has honed his craft over the years and has established himself as a force to be reckoned with in the music industry. With several solo albums under his belt, Alex has proven his ability to captivate audiences with his soulful melodies and intricate arrangements. In addition to his solo work, Alex has also performed with various groups, showcasing his musical versatility and adaptability. One of Alex's most notable accomplishments includes opening for acclaimed artist Andy Grammer. Alex is currently working on his latest project with The Dewdroppers set to release an original album and embark on a Pacific Northwest tour. With a passion for creating music that transcends genres and resonates with audiences of all backgrounds, Alex Holloway is a name to watch out for in the world of jazz and Motown music. Keep an eye out for his upcoming projects and performances as he continues to push the boundaries of his artistry and make a lasting impact on the music industry.


July 11, 2024
7:30 pm to 10:00 pm


124 W Broadway
Eugene, 97401