Folk Calendar

See also: PFS Concerts and PFS Events

Email event items to the calendar editor. Deadline for the newsletter calendar is always the 8th day of each "even" month (February, April, June, August, October, December).

This list is not comprehensive and may not be completely accurate.
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(see also CAMPS/FESTIVALS and Recurring events below)
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CONCERTS/PERFORMANCES/WORKSHOPS

Concerts and Performances

Jul 13 (Thu) — Toast to the Tunes: Lisa Mann and Her Really Good Band, 6 pm, big band blues, Oak Knoll Winery. 29700 SW Burkhalter Rd., Hillsboro, $5, 21+, food available for purchase. Info: www.lisamannmusic.com.

Jul 13 (Thu) — Will West & The Friendly Strangers, 7-9 pm, banjo, cello, mandolin, horns, percussion and other surprises, Kennedy School Gymnasium *, free, all ages. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

Jul 13 (Thu) — Sonny Hess, 7-9:30 pm, NW blues legend, known for her guitar, Edgefield Winery *, free, all ages. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

Jul 13 (Thu) — Chris Chandler and Anne Feeney, 8-10 pm, provocative and rabble-rousing, Fremont Theater, 3185 NE Fremont, all ages. Info: www.fremonttheater.com.

Jul 13 (Thu) — Dig Deep, 8:30-11:30 pm, post-modern Americana, The O'Neill Public House (formerly Biddy McGraw’s) *. Info: theoneillpub.com.

Jul 14 (Fri) — Tin Silver, 6-8 pm, a deep understanding of roots music, all ages, Jenny Sizzler, 9:30 pm-1 am, 7-piece rock/comedy juggernaut, 21+, The O'Neill Public House (formerly Biddy McGraw's) *. Info: theoneillpub.com.

Jul 14 (Fri) — The Resolectrics, 7-9 pm, ragged and yet heart-felt, Edgefield Winery *, free, 21+. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

Jul 14 (Fri) — Smithsonian Folkways Presents "Roll Columbia" - Woody Guthrie's NW Songs, 8 pm (doors open at 7), folk album release concert featuring Ben Hunter & Joe Seamons, Annalisa Tornfelt & the Tornfelt Sisters, Orville Johnson, Bill Murlin, Jon Neufeld, Timberbound, and Carl Allen, Alberta Rose Theatre *, $18 advance/$22 door. Minors OK when accompanied by a parent or guardian. Tickets online through www.albertarosetheatre.com.

Jul 14 (Fri) — Lisa Mann Power Trio, 8 pm, blues guitar and bass, CI Bar, 18786 SW Boones Ferry Rd., Tualatin. Info: www.lisamannmusic.com.

Jul 14 (Fri) — William Jenks with artists including Alberto Cumplido and Ruben Gonzalez, 8 pm, series finale, Lajos Balogh Performance Shell, Marylhurst University, 17600 Pacific Hwy,, Marylhurst. Info and tickets: www.portlandclassicguitar.com.

Jul 14 (Fri) — Brian Oberlin, 8-11 pm, mandolin at its finest, Jade Lounge, 2432 SE Ankeny. Info: www.mandoberlin.com.

Jul 14 (Fri) — Three For Silver + The Whereabouts + Joe Kye, 8:30 pm, if it's folk music, nobody has found the country of origin, $7, 21+. Alberta Street Pub *. Info: www.caseyneill.org.

Jul 15 (Sat) — Trashcan Joe, 6 pm, homemade instruments, Secret Society *, $6, all ages, 16 and under free. Info: www.secretsociety.net.

Jul 15 (Sat) — Indigenous, 8 pm (doors open at 7), Native American roots rock, influenced by soul, blues, R&B, even a little country, Alberta Rose Theatre *, $22 advance/$28 door. Minors OK when accompanied by a parent or guardian. Tickets online through www.albertarosetheatre.com.

Jul 15 (Sat) — Lisa Mann Power Trio, 8 pm, blues guitar and bass, Blue Diamond, 2076 NE Sandy Blvd. Info: www.lisamannmusic.com.

Jul 15 (Sat) — Basic Rights Oregon Benefit Concert, 9 pm (doors open at 8:30), featuring Montclaire, Sarah St. Albin, and Shoring, Secret Society *, $10, 21+. Info: www.secretsociety.net.

Jul 15 (Sat) — Black Sheep Black, 9 pm, lava lamp Americana, White Eagle Saloon *, $10 , 21+. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

Jul 15 (Sat) — Jake Ray and the Cowdogs, 9:30 pm-1 am, traditional country music, The O'Neill Public House (formerly Biddy McGraw's) *. Info: theoneillpub.com.

Jul 16 (Sun) — Mountain Honey, 6-8 pm, driving banjo and high lonesome harmonies; sponsored by the Oregon Bluegrass Association (OBA), Fire + Stone, 3707 NE Fremont, all ages. Info: www.mountainhoneyportland.com.

Jul 16 (Sun) — Carl Solomon, 6-8 pm, stories about the coming and going of peoples' lives, West Coast Songwriters Finals, Spinella's Off The Wall, 436 N Main, Gresham, free. Info: www.carlsolomonmusic.com.

Jul 16 (Sun) — Aimee Mann and Rhiannon Giddens, 7 pm (doors open at 5), masterfully blending gospel, jazz, blues and country, The Oregon Zoo Amphitheater, Washington Park. Price $29.50-59.50, all ages. Info: www.zooconcerts.com.

Jul 16 (Sun) — Billy D, 7-9 pm, blues, rock, nuances of country, Edgefield Winery *, free, 21+. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

Jul 18 (Tue) — Ukalaliens Workshop, 7-8 pm, led by Kate Power & Steve Einhorn, loaner ukes to share or bring your own, Lake Oswego Library, 706 4th St., Lake Oswego, free, Info: 503-636-7628.

Jul 18 (Tue) — David Smith and Amber Sweeney, 8 pm, solo acoustic songwriter, no BS, White Eagle Saloon *, free, 21+. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

Jul 19 (Wed) — Leslie Mendelson, 7-9 pm, stirring work instilled with emotional depth, Edgefield Winery *, free, 21+. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

Jul 19 (Wed) — Norman Sylvester Band, 8-11 pm, the Boogie Cat's hump day blues party, Billy Blues Bar & Grill, 7115 NE Havxeldell Ave, Vancouver WA. Info: normansylvester.com.

Jul 20 (Thu) — Norman Sylvester, 6:30 pm, blues party, Crown Park Summer Concert Series, 120 NE 17th Ave, Camas WA. Info: www.lisamannmusic.com.

Jul 20 (Thu) — Global Folk Club, 7-9 pm, hosted by Andrea Wild. Acoustic music acts from diverse regions presented English folk club style, featuring sing alongs, Kennedy School Gymnasium *, free, all ages. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

Jul 20 (Thu) — Cedar Teeth, 7-9 pm, living in the margin dividing the wilderness from the city, Edgefield Little Red Shed *, free, all ages. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

Jul 20 (Thu) — Bluegrass Special: The Robert Mabe Band, 7:30-9:30 pm, stellar banjo player and singer-songwriter from North Carolina; presented by the Oregon Bluegrass Association (OBA), Fremont Theater, 3185 NE Fremont, $12, all ages. Info: www.fremonttheater.com.

Jul 20 (Thu) — Raina Rose + J Wagner, 7:30 pm, beautifully twisted, yet refreshingly optimistic, $10, 21+. Alberta Street Pub *. Info: www.caseyneill.org.

Jul 20 (Thu) — Delbert McClinton & Self Made Men, 8 pm (doors open at 7), keeping on the bright side of the blues, Aladdin Theater, 3017 SE Milwaukee, $45, all ages. Info: 503-234-9694 ext. 2 or www.aladdin-theater.com.

Jul 20 (Thu) — Gabe & the Babes, 8:30-11:30 pm, blues jam band, The O'Neill Public House (formerly Biddy McGraw’s) *. Info: theoneillpub.com.

Jul 21 (Fri) — The Goodtime Travelers, 7-9 pm, a guitar, a mandolin, and two microphones, Edgefield Winery *, free, 21+. Info: www.mcmenamins.com. (This concert recurs on Sat Jul 22.)

Jul 21 (Fri) — Mexican Gunfight, 7-9 pm, a band with a big and easy notion of what "rock" can do, White Eagle Saloon *, $8, 21+. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

Jul 21 (Fri) — Lisa Mann Power Trio, 8 pm, blues guitar and bass, Vinyl Tap, 2099 SE Oak Grove Blvd.,Milwaukie. Info: www.lisamannmusic.com. (This concert recurs on Sat Jul 22.)

May 6 (Sat) — Norman Sylvester Band, 9 pm-midnight, blues party, Blue Diamond Lounge, 2016 NE Sandy. Info: normansylvester.com.

Jul 22 (Sat) — Billy Kennedy, 4 pm, blues, roots, rock, jazz, etc., free, all ages. The Last Draw, 9 pm, Americana, bluegrass, alternative rock, folk, White Eagle Saloon *, $10, 21+. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

Jul 22 (Sat) — Buddy Jay's Jamaican Jazz Band, 6-8 pm, ska, dub, and jazz, free, all ages, The O'Neill Public House (formerly Biddy McGraw's) *. Info: theoneillpub.com. (For Wes Youssi and the County Champs, see Day by Day section.)

Jul 22 (Sat) — Hot Club Time Machine, 6 pm, coming from the past to teach the future how to swing, $6, all ages, 16 and under free; Johnny 7 and the Black Crabs + The Jumptown Aces, 9 pm (doors open at 8:30), '50s rock; jump music, Secret Society *, $10, 21+. Info: www.secretsociety.net.

Jul 22 (Sat) — Portugal. The Man, 6:30 pm (doors open at 5), a piece of a growing mindscape, Edgefield Amphitheater *, $35 advance/$38 day of show, all ages. For info and tickets: www.edgefieldconcerts.com.

Jul 22 (Sat) — Shanghaied on the Willamette, 6:30-9 pm, songs plundered from land and sea, The Drift Inn Cafe, 12455 SW 5th Avenue, 124 US 101, Yachats. Info: www.the-drift-inn.com.

Jul 22 (Sat) — Mary Flower with The BBQ Boys, 7 pm (doors open at 6),upbeat blend of blues, jug band, and swing, Fremont Theater, 3185 NE Fremont, $15, all ages. Info: www.fremonttheater.com.

Jul 22 (Sat) — Ash Creek, 7-9 pm (dinner seating at 6), acoustic folk bluegrass, Butteville Store, 10767 Butte Street NE, Aurora, $20. Info: www.oregonbluegrass.org.

Jul 22 (Sat) — Beltaine, 7-10 pm, premier Celtic fusion band, featuring hammer dulcimer, guitar, accordion, flute, marimbula, bass and drums, Whelan's Irish Pub, 11709 SE Division St. Info: www.beltainemusic.com

Jul 22 (Sat) — The Fire, 7:30 pm (doors open at 6:45), traditional Scottish band, Old Liberty Theater, 115 N Main Ave., Ridgefield WA, $15. Call to reserve: 360-887-7260, more info at www.oldlibertytheater.com.

Jul 22 (Sat) — Patrice Pike + Brian Cutean, 8 pm (doors open at 7), literary, emotionally riveting, and eclectic, Alberta Rose Theatre *, $15 advance/$18 door. Minors OK when accompanied by a parent or guardian. Tickets online through www.albertarosetheatre.com.

Jul 22 (Sat) — Big Bridges featuring Takashi O'Bashi, Kathryn Claire, Allen Hunter, Derek Brown, and Casey Neill, 8:30 pm, cross cultural band. $10, 21+. Alberta Street Pub *. Info: www.caseyneill.org.

Jul 23 (Sun) — Perry Gerber, 4 pm, digital acoustic music, incredible energy on stage, free, all ages; Korby Lenker, 7 pm, country, folk, rock, and pop, White Eagle Saloon *,$10, 21+. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

Jul 23 (Sun) — Anne Weiss, 5 pm, adoption fundraiser house concert in Oregon City, $15-50. For details/RSVP contact donegaleileen(at)gmail.com.

Jul 23 (Sun) — Lewi Longmire & Anita Lee Elliott, 7-9 pm, that sweet southern sound, Edgefield Winery *, free, 21+. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

Jul 23 (Sun) — The Fire, 7:30 pm, traditional Scottish band, First Congregational Church, 4515 SW West Hills Rd., Corvallis, $18 advance/$20 door ($2 dicount for members of the Corvallis Folklore Society (CFS), seniors over 65 & kids under 13, small children if held on laps free). info: www.http://corvallisfolklore.org/home/the-fire-july-23-2017/.

Jul 25 (Tue) — Paul Thorn Band with special guests Alice Drinks The Kool Aid, 8 pm (doors open at 7), bluesy, rocking, and thoroughly Southern roots music, Alberta Rose Theatre *, $30 advance/$35 door. Minors OK when accompanied by a parent or guardian. Tickets online through www.albertarosetheatre.com.

Jul 25 (Tue) — Ragged Union, 9:30 pm, bluegrass band from Boulder CO, Laurelthirst Public House *, free. Info: www.raggedunionbluegrass.com.

Jul 26 (Wed) — Diana Krall, 7 pm (doors open at 5), outstanding jazz pianist and vocalist, Edgefield Amphitheater *, $60.75 advance/$61.75 day of show (reserved seating $122.75 advance/$126.75 day of show), all ages. For info and tickets: www.edgefieldconcerts.com.

Jul 26 (Wed) — Coyote Willow, 7-9 pm, guitar & cello duo, Edgefield Winery *, free, 21+. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

Jul 27 (Thu) — Doug Smith Concert & Silent Auction, 6-9 pm, masterful and stunning finger-style guitarist in benefit for the American Cancer Society' Relay for Life, Latte Da Coffee House & Wine Bar, 205 E 39th St., Vancouver WA, all ages. For more info on this concert, contact Brenda at 360-713-3044 or jmbrtief(at)yahoo.com.

Jul 27 (Thu) — McDougall, 7-9 pm, fact, fiction, and a little in between, Kennedy School Gymnasium *, free, all ages. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

Jul 28 (Fri) — The Old Yellers, 7-9 pm, Americana, rock & roll, alt-country, and folk, Edgefield Winery *, free, 21+. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

Jul 29 (Sat) — Celtinalia (Jennifer Pratt-Walter and Carl Thor), 5-8 pm, harp and hammered dulcimer; music to lighten the spirit and feed the soul, Heisen House Winery Lavender Festival, 28005 NE 172nd Ave., Battleground WA. Info: www.talismanmusic.com/celtinalia.html.

Jul 29 (Sat) — JPJQ Plus 2, 6 pm, tradition, ingenuity, and joyful noise, Secret Society, $6, all ages, 16 and under free. Info: www.secretsociety.net.

Jul 29 (Sat) — Lisa Mann, 9 pm, benefit for Mercy Corps NW's Reentry Transition Center, helping people transition back to work and family from the prison system, Catfish Lou's, 2460 NW 24th Ave. Info: www.lisamannmusic.com.

Jul 29 (Sat) — Tenbrook, 9:30 pm-1 am, traditional bluegrass, 21+, The O'Neill Public House (formerly Biddy McGraw's) *. Info: theoneillpub.com.(For Cedro Willie, see Day by Day section.)

Jul 30 (Sun) — Lisa Mann Trio plus Melissa Buchanan, 1-5 pm, blues guitar and bass, Maryhill Winery Terrace Music, 8774 WA-14, Goldendale WA. Info: www.lisamannmusic.com.

Jul 30 (Sun) — Jerry Garcia Birthday Bash, music 1-9 pm, tie-dye golf tourney, one of the most fun and festive events of the summer, Edgefield *,

Little Red Shed (all ages):

1-3:30 pm - Freak Mountain Ramblers - rock

4:20-9 pm - Garcia Birthday Band - not just a tribute band

Winery(21+): 7-9 pm - Kris Deelane - rock, folk, punk, and soul

Roaming: Brass Roots Movement

music free, all ages. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

Jul 31 (Mon) — Terry Robb, 7-10 pm, acoustic guitar master, Catfish Lou's, 2460 NW 24th Ave., no cover. Info: terryrobb.com.

Aug 3 (Thu) — Lisa Mann Trio, 6:30 pm, blues guitar and bass, Crown Park Summer Concert Series, 120 NE 17th Ave, Camas WA. Info: www.lisamannmusic.com.

Aug 3 (Thu) — Mark Hanson & Greta Pedersen, 6:30-9:30 pm, guitar, vocals, uke, and percussion, (503) Restaurant, 21900 Willamette Drive, West Linn. For more info: www.accentonmusic.com.

Aug 3 (Thu) — Yaquina Bay + America West plus Travis Hayes, 7:30 pm, intoxicating melodies and grandiose arrangements, $8, 21+. Alberta Street Pub *. Info: www.caseyneill.org.

Aug 3 (Thu) — This Year's Model, 8:30-11;30 pm, Elvis Costello tribute, The O'Neill Public House (formerly Biddy McGraw’s) *. Info: theoneillpub.com.

Aug 4 (Fri) — Celtinalia (Jennifer Pratt-Walter and Carl Thor), 5-8 pm, harp and hammered dulcimer; music to lighten the spirit and feed the soul, Gallery 360 in the Slocum House, 6th & Esther, Vancouver WA. Info: www.talismanmusic.com/celtinalia.html.

Aug 4 (Fri) — Left Coast Country + Julie & The Wayves + Hannah Jane Kile, 9 pm (doors open at 8:30), string band and progressive bluegrass, Secret Society *, $10, 21+. Info: www.secretsociety.net.

Aug 4 (Fri) — Tara Velarde, 9 pm, formerly known as the Tara Novellas, White Eagle Saloon *,$8 , 21+. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

Aug 5 (Sat) — Misty Mamas, 11 am-1 pm, home-style bluegrass filled with powerful harmonies, King's Kruz-In car show, Glenwood Community Church, 12202 NE 72nd Avenue, Vancouver WA, free for spectators, $15 for cars, vehicle registration open 8-11 am. Info: www.mistymamas.com.

Aug 5 (Sat) — Green Tamborine, 6-8 pm, 60’s tribute with tight vocal harmonies, vibrant energy and vintage costumes, all ages, Cosmic Butter, 9:30 pm-1 am, space funk, 21+, The O'Neill Public House (formerly Biddy McGraw’s) *. Info: theoneillpub.com.

Aug 6 (Sun) — Steve Miller Band with Peter Frampton, 6 pm (doors open at 5), psychedelic blues sound, Edgefield Amphitheater *, $79 advance/$83 day of show (reserved seating $149 advance/$1530day of show), all ages. For info and tickets: www.edgefieldconcerts.com.

Aug 7 (Mon) — Terry Robb, 7-10 pm, acoustic guitar master, Catfish Lou's, 2460 NW 24th Ave., no cover. Info: terryrobb.com.

Aug 8 (Tue) — Dan Weber with Jerry Towell, 7 pm, award-winning songwriter, Secret Garden at the Northwest Portland Hostel, 425 NW 18th Avenue, all ages. Info: 503-241-2783

Aug 9 (Wed) — James Clem, 3-7 pm, acoustic blues and Americana, Kenton Farmers Market, NE 7th & Wygant. Info: www.jamesclem.com.

Aug 9 (Wed) — Norman Sylvester Band, 6:30 pm, the original Boogie Cat, Lewelling Neighborhood Concerts, Ball-Michel Park, 9781 SE Stanley Ave., Milwaukie. Info: normansylvester.com.

Aug 9 (Wed) — Lisa Mann with Sonny Hess, 7 pm, blues legends duel, Edgefield Winery *, free, all ages. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

Aug 10 (Thu) — The Poor Deers + Marilee Hord, 6-8 pm, vocal duo with guitar and mandolin, joined later by Marilee Hord on fiddle, The O'Neill Public House (formerly Biddy McGraw’s) *. Info: theoneillpub.com.

Aug 10 (Thu) — New Breed Brass Band, 7-10 pm, living and breathing New Orleans culture, Edgefield Little Red Shed *, free, all ages. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

Aug 10 (Thu) — John Moreland with Christian Lee Hutson and Michael Dean Damron, 8 pm (doors open at 7), singing with resolute courage, Aladdin Theater, 3017 SE Milwaukee, $15 advance, $17 day of show, all ages. Info: 503-234-9694 ext. 2 or www.aladdin-theater.com.

Aug 10 (Thu) — Pretty Gritty, 8 pm, country rock, blues, and soul, White Eagle Saloon *,$10, 21+. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

Aug 10 (Thu) — The Nowhere Band presents Sgt. Pepper and the Summer of Love 50th Anniversary Celebration, 9 pm (doors open at 8), set one: "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" in its entirety; set two: late '60s compilation, Alberta Rose Theatre *, $23 advance/$33 door/$40 preferred. Minors OK when accompanied by a parent or guardian. Tickets online through www.albertarosetheatre.com. (This concert recurs on Aug 11 (Fri) also at 9 pm.)

Aug 11 (Fri) — Alexa Wiley & the Wilderness, 6-8 pm, evocative vocals and poetic songs, The O'Neill Public House (formerly Biddy McGraw's) *, all ages, Pepper Grinders, 9:30 pm-1 am, hard-driving swing, 21+, . Info: theoneillpub.com.

Aug 11 (Fri) — The Weepies with Bob Hillman, 8 pm (doors open at 7), completely acoustic and alone, Aladdin Theater, 3017 SE Milwaukee, $30 advance, $35 day of show, all ages. Info: 503-234-9694 ext. 2 or www.aladdin-theater.com.

Aug 11 (Fri) — Norman Sylvester Band, 8-11:30 pm, the original Boogie Cat, Vinyl Tap, 2099 SE Oak Grove Blvd.,Milwaukie. Info: normansylvester.com.

Aug 12 (Sat) —John Twist, 9 am-1 pm, really good songs; unusual, but strangely alluring, Hollywood Farmers Market, 4420 NE Hancock. Info: www.johntwist.net.

Aug 12 (Sat) — Lisa Mann Trio, 6:30 pm, blues guitar and bass, Top Shelf, 600 Main St., Vancouver WA. Info: www.lisamannmusic.com.

Aug 12 (Sat) — Terry Robb + Special Guests, 7:30 pm (doors open at 6:45), traditional blues roots with elements of free jazz and Mississippi delta, Old Liberty Theater, 115 N Main Ave., Ridgefield WA, $15. Call to reserve: 360-887-7260, more info at www.oldlibertytheater.com.

Aug 13 (Sun) — Local Roots Showcase, 4 pm, featuring Rocket 3 - eclectic trio; and

Rebecca Mc Dade - 21-yeqr old Scottish singer-songwriter, White Eagle Saloon *, free, all ages. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

Aug 13 (Sun) — Beth Wood and Carl Solomon, 4-7 pm, America's troubadours, Paradise House Concert, great view of the Clackamas River, Estacada, $15 donation, call 503-630-5686 to reserve. Info: www.carlsolomonmusic.com.

Aug 14 (Mon) — James Clem, 11:30 am-1:30 pm, acoustic blues and Americana, Portland Farmers Market at Pioneer Courthouse Square, 700 Sw 6th Ave. Info: www.jamesclem.com.

Aug 14 (Mon) — Steve Earle & The Dukes with The Mastersons, 8 pm, outlaw music, Revolution Hall, 1300 SE Stark #110, $35 advance/$38 day of show, 21 +. Info: www.revolutionhall.com.

Aug 16 (Wed) — Libbie Schrader, 8 pm, a songwriter with a passionate alt-pop/rock style, White Eagle Saloon *, $8, 21+. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

Aug 17 (Thu) — Mark Hanson & Greta Pedersen, 6:30-9:30 pm, guitar, vocals, uke, and percussion, (503) Restaurant, 21900 Willamette Drive, West Linn. For more info: www.accentonmusic.com.

Aug 17 (Thu) — New Breed Brass Band, 7-10 pm, living and breathing New Orleans culture, Kennedy School Gymnasium *, free, all ages. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

Aug 18 (Fri) — Tropical Night featuring Dina y Los Rumberos, 9 pm (doors open at 8:30), Cuban and international music, Secret Society *, $12, 21+. Info: www.secretsociety.net.

Aug 18 (Fri) — Norman Sylvester Band, 8-11:30 pm, the original Boogie Cat, CI Bar, 18786 SW Boones Ferry Rd., Tualatin. Info: normansylvester.com.

Aug 19 (Sat) — James Mason & The Djangophiles, 6 pm, Le Jazz Hot, Secret Society, $6, all ages, 16 and under free. Info: www.secretsociety.net.

Aug 19 (Sat) — Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, 6:30 pm (doors open at 5), even in the toughest of times music brings unity, Edgefield Amphitheater *, $46 advance/$48 day of show, all ages. For info and tickets: www.edgefieldconcerts.com.

Aug 19 (Sat) — Terry Robb, 7-10 pm, acoustic guitar master, Skyway Bar & Grill, 71545 E Hwy 26, Milepost #3. Info: terryrobb.com.

Aug 20 (Sun) — John Twist, 10 am-2 pm, really good songs; unusual, but strangely alluring, Irvington Farmers Market, NE 16th & Broadway. Info: www.johntwist.net.

Aug 20 (Sun) — Misty Mamas, noon-2 pm, home-style bluegrass filled with powerful harmonies, Annual Banks Bar-B Que, Sunset Park, 12765 NW Main St., Banks, concert free to listeners, arena events require paid admission to grandstand. Info: www.mistymamas.com.

Aug 22 (Tue) — John Twist, 11 am-1 pm, really good songs; unusual, but strangely alluring, Lloyd Farmers Market, 820 NE Holladay. Info: www.johntwist.net.

Aug 22 (Tue) — Kevin Morby, 8 pm (doors open at 7), city music, Aladdin Theater, 3017 SE Milwaukee, $15, all ages. Info: 503-234-9694 ext. 2 or www.aladdin-theater.com.

Aug 22 )Tue) — Max Gomez, 8 pm, blues and traditional American folk, White Eagle Saloon *, $10 advance/$12 day of show, 21+. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

Aug 24 (Thu) — Terry Robb, 7-10 pm, acoustic guitar master, Catfish Lou's, 2460 NW 24th Ave., no cover. Info: terryrobb.com.

Aug 26 (Sat) —Pilon d'Azucar, 6:30 pm, Cuban salsa, timba, Afro-Cuban jazz, Washington Park Summer Festival, Rose Garden Amphitheater, 400 SW Kingston Drive. Pack a picnic, bring a blanket, spend time with family and friends, free popcorn. For further info, call 503-823-7529 or visit www.portlandoregon.gov/parks.

Aug 26 (Sat) —The Low Bones, 9 pm, country rock sound, White Eagle Saloon *, $8, 21+. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

Aug 27 (Sun) — Syco Billy's String Band, 4 pm, upbeat, energetic, and electric folk rock and newgrass, White Eagle Saloon *, free, all ages. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

Day by Day

(NOTE: We have added concerts and performances that recur on a weekly or monthly basis to this calendar)

Sunday

CONCERT (Every) — Americana Lunch, noon-2 pm, rotating roots bands, Laurelthirst Public House *, free, all ages. Info: 503-232-1504 or www.laurelthirst.com

CONCERT (Every) — Steve Cheseborough and (usually) Taizz Medalia, 4-6 pm, old-time blues, Upright Brewing, 240 N Broadway, free. Info: www.stevecheseborough.com

CONCERT (Every) — Freak Mountain Ramblers, 6-8 pm, off-beat, edgy, weird, wonderful, Laurelthirst Public House *, free. Info: 503-232-1504 or www.laurelthirst.com

CONCERT (Every) — Fran & Dan, 6-8:30 pm, Irish music, Muddy Rudder Public House *, no cover, 21+. Info: muddyrudderpdx.com

CONCERT (Jul 9 through Aug 27, except Jul 23 and Aug 20) — Concert in the Park, 6:30 pm, park venue listed below, free popcorn, all ages. Info: www.portlandoregon.gov/parks

Jul 9: Iftin Band - Somali dance music (Jackson Middle School, 10625 SW 35th)

Jul 16: A Juan Gabriel Tribute (Overlook Park, 1599 N Fremont)

Jul 30: Echoes of Yasgurs - classic rock (Earl Boyles Park, SE 112th and Boise)

Aug 6: Amanda Richards & The Good Long Whiles - modern folk, ghost western, '70s rock(Sellwood Park, SE 7th & Bidwell)

Aug 13: Espacio Flamenco - traditional Flamenco music, dance (Glenfair Park, NE 154th & Davis)

Aug 27: Rogue Bluegrass Band - acoustic bluegrass (April Hill Park, SW 58th & Miles)

CONCERT (Jul 30) — Concert in the Park, 6:30 pm, Cathedral Park, N Edison & Pittsburg, free, all ages. Info: www.portlandoregon.gov/parks

Jul 30: Son de Cuba - timba, son, merengue, cumbia, Latin jazz

CONCERT (Aug 5) — Concert in the Park, 6:30 pm, Grant Park, NE 33rd & US Grant Pl., free, all ages. Info: www.portlandoregon.gov/parks

Aug 6: Portland Festival Symphony Strings, Music Director Gregory Vajda

CONCERT (Last) — Concert in the Park, 6:30 pm, Laurelhurst Park, SE Cesar Chavez Blvd. & Stark, free, all ages. Info: www.portlandoregon.gov/parks

Jul 30: Rough and Ready - An American Outdoor Overture, Portland Festival Symphony, Music Director Gregory Vajda

Aug 27: Providence Stage Band - big band sounds from the '40s to the '70s

CONCERT (Every) — Irish Sundays, 7 pm unless otherwise noted, Irish music (dates not given are TBA), The O'Neill Public House (formerly Biddy McGraw's) *. Info: theoneillpub.com

Jul 2: Sky in the Road

Jul 9: Mrs. Doyle & the Teapots

Jul 16: 7:30 pm, Stringed Migration

Jul 30: Sky in the Road

Aug 13: Mrs. Doyle & the Teapots

Aug 20: 7:30 pm, Stringed Migration

CONCERT (1st) — The Portlanders - Kate Power, Steve Einhorn, Mick Doherty, Kevin Shay Johnson, Lauren Sheehan, 7 pm (doors open at 5:30), folk supergroup, O 'Connor's Vault, 7850 SW Capitol Highway, $15 advance (plus fee)/$20 door. Advance tickets at www.brownpapertickets.com. Info: www.laurensheehanmusic.com.

CONCERT (2nd) — Henry & Moggy, 10 am-noon, that downhome country/ragtime sound, Just Bob Cafe *, formerly Anna Bannanas, 503-467-4656

CONCERT (2nd) — Biddy on the Bench, 7 pm, banjo, guitar, tin whistle, and four-part harmony in Irish folk/traditional style, White Eagle Saloon *, free, 21+. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

CONCERT (4th) — JMJ Trio (aka Jane Keefer/Mary Rose/Jim Cook), 10 am-noon, labor/woman songs/Malvina Reynolds ditties, Just Bob Cafe *, formerly Anna Bannanas, 503-467-4656

CONCERT (4th) — Beltaine, 7-10 pm, premier Celtic fusion band, featuring hammer dulcimer, guitar, accordion, flute, marimbula, bass and drums, Highland Stillhouse, 201 S 2nd, Oregon City, Info: www.beltainemusic.com

SING (Every) — Shaped Note Singing from the Sacred Harp Songbook, Songbooks provided, no experience necessary. Info: www.portlandsacredharp.org or Jessica Beer at jessicabeer(at)gmail.com

Jul 2 & Aug 6: 2-4 pm, Waverly Heights UCC, 3300 SE Woodward, singing from the Cooper Book

Jul 9 & Aug 13: 5-7 pm, People’s Co-op Community Room, 3029 SE 21st Ave

Jul 16 & Aug 20: 2-4 pm, Cedar Hills UCC, 11695 SW Park Way

Jul 23 & Aug 27: 3-6 pm, Kennedy School * Community Room

Jul 30: 2-3 pm, Peninsula Baptist Church, 2653 N Lombard

SING (3rd) — Bilingual Folk Songs & Sing-Alongs hosted by Cyndi Turtledove, 2-4 pm, Woodland Park Apartments, #A-213, 280 SE 12th Ave., Hillsboro. Bring a small snack to share; sponsored by non-profit LESTA (Learn Spanish and English Through the Arts). Please RSVP for parking instructions to 503-617-6986, or cyndi(at)lesta.net; more info at www.lesta.net

SING (3rd) — Gospel Singspiration, 5:30-8 pm, hosted by Woodland Assembly of God, 360 Gun Club Road, Woodland WA. Enjoy gospel music with potluck and fellowship to follow. Please RSVP to Pastor Richard Monks at 360-225-6332 or Gary Everett at 360-606-8992; more info at www.woodlandassemblyofgod.com

SING (4th) — Singing School, 3-4 pm, Kennedy School *, All are welcome, topics and teachers vary from month to month and are intended to deepen our relationship to the tradition of Sacred Harp singing. Info: www.portlandsacredharp.org

OPEN MIC (Every) — Village Vineyard, 2-5 pm, hosted by Wayne Hoffman; low-key, somewhat acoustic, Village Vineyard, 9400 NE 134th Street, Vancouver WA. Info: www.villagevineyard.com

OPEN MIC (Every) — Laurelthirst Public House, 9 pm (8 pm signup in the pool room), hosted by Taylor Kingman, Laurelthirst Public House *, free. Info: 503-232-1504 or www.laurelthirst.com

OPEN MIC/JAM (Every) — Southwest Washington Open Mic, sign up at noon, open mic 1-4 pm, jam until 10 pm, hosted by Michael Hatfield, sound system provided, Fries Auditorium, Washington State School for the Blind, 2214 E 13th Street, Vancouver WA, $5 donation requested, all ages. Info: 360-609-6628

OPEN MIC/JAM (1st) — Portland Ragtime Society Open Mic, 3-5:30 pm, come to listen and/or play, all instruments welcome, Elevated Coffee, 5261 NE Martin Luther King Blvd. Contact: Chris Goldthorpe at 503-690-1908 or cg98989(at)gmail.com

JAM (Every) — Turn Key Bluegrass Jam (Slow Jam), 2-5 pm, beginner and intermediate levels. The O'Neil Public House (formerly Biddy McGraw's) *. Info: Randy Black or Tony McCormick at offkeybluegrass(at)oregonbluegrass.org

JAM (Every) — Irish Jam, 4-7 pm, Muddy Rudder Public House *. Info: muddyrudderpdx.com

JAM (Every) — Blue Diamond Blues Jam, 6-9 pm, Blue Diamond, 2016 NE Sandy. Info: 503-230-9590 or bluediamondpdx. com

JAM (Every) — Every Sunday Square Dance Pre-Dance Jam, 6:15 pm, led by Sophie Vitells Enloe, Isaac Enloe and friends, Village Ballroom, 700 NE Dekum, $7 or sliding scale, all ages. Info: www.bubbaguitar.com

JAM (Every) — Traditional Irish Session, 9:30-11;30 pm, The O'Neill Public House (formerly Biddy McGraw's) *. Info: theoneillpub.com

JAM (1st) — Doc Slocum's Old Time Jam, noon, Laurelthirst Public House *, free, all ages. Info: 503-232-1504 or www.laurelthirst.com

JAM (1st) — Portland Area OBA Jam, 12:30-4:30 pm, Portland Audubon Center, 5151 NW Cornell Road. All levels, acoustic only, small donation requested to cover room rental. Info: powellr5923(at)q.com

JAM (2nd) — Irish Session in the Grange, 3-6 pm, Winona Grange #271, 8340 SW Seneca St, Tualatin, $1 for the hall. Info: www.winonagrange271.org

JAM (3rd) — Cajun Jam, 1-3:30 pm, Cajun musicians gather at different homes, everyone is welcome and sometimes there is room to dance. Potluck! To get on the mailing list, send to Tia Regan at regantia(at)gmail.com

JAM (2nd) — String Along Jam, 2:15-5:30 pm, Happy Valley Library Community Room, 13793 SE Sieben Park Way, Happy Valley. Info: LeaAnne, at ldenb(at)juno.com

JAM (4th) — Stumptown Strummers Mountain Dulcimer Group, 3:30-5 pm, 2700 SE Harrison Ave, Milwaukie. Contact jamiberry(at)yahoo.com

WORKSHOP (Every) — Sunday Easy Swing Session, 11 am-12:20 pm, with Tracy Kim, learn the classic jazz repertoire from the Great American Songbook at a slow and easy pace. Artichoke Music *, $20 cash only, drop in; no registration required. Info: 232-8845 or artichokemusic.org/classes

WORKSHOP (Every) — Soldier Songs and Voices, 2-4 pm, music and songwriting lessons for Armed Forces veterans; guitars are available. TaborSpace, 5441 SE Belmont, drop-in, free. Info: soldiersongsandvoices.org

DANCE (Every) — Sunday West Coast Swing Practica, 6-7 pm, a comfortable and fun atmosphere to practice your swing, Carole Duttlinger is DJ and available for instruction, Silver Star Saloon, 6718 NE 4th Plain Blvd., Vancouver WA. $2 donation requested, 21+, Info: 509-670-0435

DANCE (Every) — Every Sunday Square Dance, 7-9 pm, Village Ballroom, 700 NE Dekum, $7 or sliding scale, all ages, no dancing experience necessary. Info: www.bubbaguitar.com

DANCE (2nd) — Advanced English Country Dance, 3 pm, Renaissance School, 0234 SW Bancroft, $10 suggested donation. Dance shoes required. Info: portlandcountrydance.org

DANCE (3rd) — Portland Waltz Eclectic Sunday Brunch, Lesson: 10:30 am; Waltz: 11:30 am-2 pm; CD music by Dennis Myers. Norse Hall, 111 NE 11th, $7 (includes brunch buffet). Info: norsehall.org

STORYTELLING (2nd) — Sellwood Show, 1-1:45 pm, stories, songs, and fun led by The Oregon Tellers, Sellwood's own Ann Rutherford and Norm Brecke, with a new theme each month, Sellwood-Moreland Library, 7860 SE 13th Ave., Info: www.oregontellers.com

STORYTELLING (3rd) — Story Coaching, 3-6 pm, Beaverton Community Center, 12350 SW 5th St, Beaverton, Come prepared to share a 5-to-7-minute story. RSVP and confirm the date with terry.jordan(at)comcast.net.

Monday

CONCERT (Jul 5-12) — Irish Tuesdays, 7 pm, Edgefield Little Red Shed *, free, 21+. Info: www.mcmenamins.com

Jul 4: Cul An Ti

Jul 11: Spud & the Snakeskinners

Jul 18: Cul An Ti

Jul 25: Na Rósaí

CONCERT (Every - Jul 10 thru Jul 31) — Monday Night Concert Series, 6:30-8 pm, Sellwood Riverfront Park, SE Spokane & Oaks Pkwy., free popcorn, all ages. Info: www.portlandoregon.gov/parks

Jul 10: Redray Frazier - smooth, smoky rock & soul

Jul 17: Orquestra Pacifico Tropical - infectious South American cumbias

Jul 24: Ashleigh Flynn & the Riveters - Americana

Jul 31: Teresa James & The Rhythm Tramps - Americana

CONCERT (Every - Aug 7 thru Aug 21) — Monday Night Concert Series, 6:30-8 pm, Berrydale Park, SE 92nd & Taylor, free popcorn, all ages. Info: www.portlandoregon.gov/parks

Aug 7: 3 Leg Torso - eclectic indie chamber music

Aug 14: Pete Krebs and his Portland Playboys - western swing, honky-tonk

Aug 21: Inka Jam - syncopated music and dance with Andean flair

CONCERT (Every) — Groovy Wallpaper with Skip von Kuske and Don Henson, 7-9 pm, to call them a cello and percussion duo would fall far short of the mark, Edgefield Winery, 2126 SE Halsey, Troutdale, free, 21+. Info: www.mcmenamins.com

Jul 3: Skip von Kuske's Cellotronik

Jul 10: no guest

Jul 17: Wil West

Jul 24: Trident featuring David Langenes

Jul 31: Triptych featuring Rob Wynia

CONCERT (Every, except Jul 3, Aug 7 & Aug 21) — Monday Swing!, 7:30 pm (doors open at 7), dance lesson with Melissa Roan; 8 pm special guest DJ; 8:30-10:30 pm live band and dancing. Secret Society *, $8, 21+. Info: www.secretsociety.net.

Jul 10: The Newport Nightingales

Jul 17: The Jenny Finn Orchestra

Jul 24: The Cherry Blossom Orchestra

Jul 31: The Juleps

Aug 14: The Newport Nightingales

Aug 28: The Cherry Blossom Orchestra

CONCERT (Every) — Lloyd Jones, 8-10:30 pm, doin' what it takes, Muddy Rudder Public House *, no cover, 21+. Info: muddyrudderpdx.com

CONCERT (1st) — Lorna Miller, 6-8 pm, the Western Hummingbird and family, Landmark Saloon, 4847 SE Division, no cover: usual tip jar for your donations. Info: landmarksaloon.com

CONCERT (3rd) — Terry Robb, 7-10 pm, acoustic guitar master, Catfish Lou's, 2460 NW 24th Ave., no cover. Info: terryrobb.com.

CONCERT (3rd) — Biddy on the Bench, 7 pm, Irish band; versatile combination of banjo, guitar, mandolin, tin whistle and four part vocal harmony, White Eagle Saloon *, free, all ages. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

SING (Every - Jul 3 through Jul 24) — The Everyone Welcome Community Choir, 7-8:30 pm, Anne Weiss leads a class and choir rolled into one, drop in sessions $16 each (current session started Jun 19), NOTE VENUE: The Green House, SE Portland, SE 73rd and Mill. Call or text 914-924-2574 for directions. Info: artichokemusic.org/classes

SING (Last) — Global Folk Club, 7 pm, hosted by Andrea Wild. Acoustic music acts from diverse regions presented English folk club style, featuring sing alongs, White Eagle Saloon *, free, 21+. Info: www.mcmenamins.com

SONGWRITER SHOWCASE (2nd) — Jelly Roll Jamboree, 7-10 pm, hosted by Winn. Jade Lounge, 2432 SE Ankeny, no cover. Info: www.jadeloungepdx.com.

OPEN MIC (Every) — Mondays Open Mic, 7-10 pm, come all musicians and poets, Corkscrew Wine Bar, 1665 SE Bybee, contact Jen Deale at jendeale(at)gmail.com

OPEN MIC (Every) — Sonic Forum Open Mic Night, 7 pm, provides musicians and artists with a fantastic space to let your talent shine. Play alone or backed by our house musicians; drum kit, amps, and sound engineer provided, The Goodfoot Lounge, 2845 SE Stark Ave, no cover, info at thegoodfoot.com

OPEN MIC (Every) — Bunker Sessions hosted by Lee Aulson and Talon Bronson, sign-up at 7:30, show at 8 pm, 2 songs, 10 minute sets, Kelly's Olympian, 426 SW Washington, free, info at kellysolympian.com

OPEN MIC (1st) — Portland Guitar Society, 7-9:30 pm, free monthly meeting with open mic and featured performer most months, Community Music Center, 3350 SE Francis, 823-3177 or www.pdxguitarsociety.org

Jul 10: Jamie Stillway ( * * * meeting moved to 2nd Monday due to holiday * * * )

Aug 7: TBD

JAM (Every) — Rambling Bluegrass Jam, 6-10 pm, Papa's Pizza, 15700 NW Blueridge Drive, Beaverton. For information: www.ramblingbluegrass.org

JAM (1st & 3rd) — Contra & Ethnic, contact Syd Newell at sydnewell(at)mac.com for meeting times and location

JAM (2nd & 4th) — Canby Mountain Dulcimer Group, 6:30 pm, USUALLY at Zoar Lutheran Church, 190 W 3rd St, Canby. beginners welcome. Info: paulamanley(at)canby.com

JAM (3rd) — Upriver Mountain Dulcimer Group, 6:30-8 pm, the Spiral Gallery, 341 Broadway, Estacada, beginners welcome. Info: Sally Smith, 824-2520 or sally(at)colton.com. See also www.pickersporch.com

WORKSHOP (Every) Marimba Workshop (for beginners), 6:30-8:00 pm, $12/class. Intermediate and advanced workshops on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. Info: Kite Giedraitis 503-775-9039 or KiteG(at)FoolsInParadise.com

WORKSHOP (Every) Old-Time Fiddle (for beginners), 6-7 pm, $12-20/class sliding scale. Intermediate and advanced workshops on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. Info: www.bubbaguitar.com

DANCE (Every) — Irish Set Dancing, 7-8 pm, location varies (we dance at the homes of members), for location, call Rick Russell at 503-452-7544 or Betty at 503-244-1593, free, bring a snack, beginners welcome. Info: www.portlanddancing.com

DANCE (Every) — Tir Eoghain Céilí Class, 7-9 pm, Yeates Studio, 1st floor of Arciform Bldg., 4231 N Interstate (at Skidmore), Sam Keator teaching, $3, age 13+, no exp or partner needed. Info: IrishPDX.com

DANCE (Every) — Norske Runddansere, 7-10 pm, Scandinavian Heritage Foundation, Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Road (new location), live music; warm-up dancing 7-7:30, lessons 7:30-8:30, open request dancing 8:30-10 pm. $5 each night/$60 yearly membership; for more information, call 503-636-7509 or visit www.norskerunddansere.org

DANCE (Every) — Monday Night Waltz and More, Lesson: 8-8:30 pm; dance to a varied program waltz, swing, blues, Latin, and more: 8:30 pm-10:30 pm. Lenora's Ballroom at Waverly Commons, 3300 SE Woodward, $8. Info: www.lenorasballroom.com

STORYTELLING (1st) — The Moth Storyslam, 8 pm (doors open at 6:45), storytelling competition, Secret Society *, $10, 21+ (all tickets sold in advance). Info: www.secretsociety.net

Tuesday

CONCERT (Every) — Jackstraw, 6-8 pm, bluegrass; impeccable musicianship and hard-driving originals, Laurelthirst Public House *, free, all ages. Info: 503-232-1504 or www.laurelthirst.com

CONCERT (Every - Jul 11 through 25) — Concert in the Park, 6:30 pm, Mt. Tabor Park, SE 69th & Taylor, free popcorn, all ages. Info: www.portlandoregon.gov/parks

Jul 11: Conjunto Alegre - salsa, cumbia, bachata

Jul 18: The Seventh Seal - Caribbean reggae from Bim Barbados

Jul 25: Freak Mountain Ramblers - off-beat, edgy, weird, wonderful

CONCERT (Every) — Pagan Jug Band, 6:30-8:30 pm, bluegrass, Americana, Cajun, Ford Building, Ford Food and Drink, 2505 SE 11th, Suite 101, free, all ages. Info: www.paganjugband.com

CONCERT (Every, except Jul 4) — Tuesday Salsa with Lynn and Mark, 8 pm, that vibe you know we bring, Secret Society *, $8, 21+. www.secretsociety.net

SONGWRITER SHOWCASE (Last) — Anthemtown Artist Showcase, 8 pm, hosted by Wil West, featuring a range of established bands, plus emerging performers and songwriters, White Eagle Saloon *, free, 21+. Info: www.mcmenamins.com

JAM (Every) — Rock Creek Jam - Intermediate and above, 7–9 pm, bluegrass and associated music, bluegrass instruments only; leave your song books and tab at home please. McMenamins Rock Creek Tavern, 10000 NW Cornelius Pass Road, Hillsboro. Info: Tim Howell at 503-208-1874 or timhowell74(at)gmail.com

JAM (1st) — TK Revolution Jam, 8:30 pm, White Eagle Saloon *, free, 21+. hosted by veteran keyboard jammer Travers Kiley. Then grab your axe and grind it, or just come to see and hear. Info: www.mcmenamins.com

OPEN MIC (Last) — The Naked Mic, 7:30 pm (signup at 7), open mic for songwriters, no bands; amp. keyboard, DI are provided. We want to hear your songs as naked as the day they were born, The Back Room, Alberta Street Pub *, free

CLASS (Every - Jul 11 through Aug 1) — Ukulele 1, 5:30 pm, led by Avery Hill, for the absolute beginner, $80 for four classes, preregistration required. NOTE VENUE: This class takes place at West Hills Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 8470 SW Oleson Rd. Info: artichokemusic.org/classes

CLASS (Every - Jul 11 through Aug 1) — Ukulele Jam: Summer Songs, 6:30 pm, led by Avery Hill, for anyone who has completed Ukulele 1, or feels comfortable playing in the key of C, $80 for four classes, preregistration required. NOTE VENUE: This class takes place at West Hills Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 8470 SW Oleson Rd. Info: artichokemusic.org/classes

DANCE (Every) — Irish Ceili and Set Dance, 6:30-8:30 pm, VFW Hall, 630 Hood Street NE, Salem, Elisa Chandler teaching, $5. Info: ceiliofthevalley(at)gmail.com

DANCE (Every) — Non-competitive Irish Social Dance Class (Céilí), 7:30-9:30 pm, drop-in class at St. Therese Catholic School, 1260 NE 132nd Ave., $5, Info: oregonirishclub.org/tir-eoghain-dance-group/

DANCE (1st & 3rd) — Leikarringen, 7-8 pm, traditional Norwegian dancing for children in 2nd or 3rd grade and above, Norse Hall, 111 NE 11th. Info: Karen Thompson, 367-5014, ktmoonblue(at)yahoo.com

Wednesday

CONCERT (Every - Jul 5 through 26) — Concert in the Park, 6:30 pm, Willamette Park, SW Macadam & Nebraska, free popcorn, all ages. Info: www.portlandoregon.gov/parks

Jul 5: Devin Phillips - New Orleans jazz

Jul 12: The New Iberians - Stumptown zydeco

Jul 19: Melao de Cuba Salsa Ochestra - vibrant Cuban music

Jul 26: Painted Sky Northstar Dance Company - Native American dance

CONCERT (Every - Jul 12 through 26) — Concert in the Park, 6:30 pm, Dawson Park, N Stanton & Williams, free popcorn, all ages. Info: www.portlandoregon.gov/parks

Jul 12: Locarno - groove-heavy Mexican folk from Vancouver BC

Jul 19: Curtis Salgado & Alan Hager Duo - legendary blues, R&B, soul

Jul 26: Ocean 503 - R&B and funk

CONCERT (Every - Aug 2 through 23) — Concert in the Park, 6:30 pm, Ventura Park, SE 113th & Stark, free popcorn, all ages. Info: www.portlandoregon.gov/parks

Aug 2: Chervona - Eastern European carnival insanity

Aug 9: Okaidja Afroso - West African/world music and dance

Aug 16: Cedro Willie - harmonious roots music

Aug 23: Ronnie Exconde & Friends - American soft rock from the Philippines

CONCERT (Every - Aug 9 through 23) — Concert in the Park, 6:30 pm, park venue listed below, free popcorn, all ages. Info: www.portlandoregon.gov/parks

Aug 9: POPgoji - American soul meets Brazilian beats (Wellington Park, NE 66th and Mason)

Aug 16: Eldon "T" Jones & N Touch - groove jazz (Essex Park, SE 79th and Center)

Aug 23: Son de Cuba - timba, son, merengue, cumbia, Latin jazz (Khumanokwst Park, NE 52nd and Alberta)

CONCERT (Every - Jul 5 through Aug 16) — Music on the Green, 6:30-8:30 pm, Stella Olsen Park, 2265 SW Washington, Sherwood, food, beer and wine available on site. Info: City of Sherwood at 503-625-5522 or www.musiconthegreen.net

Jul 5: Norman Sylvester - blues

Jul 12: The Junebugs - folk rock

Jul 19: Dancehall Days - pop rock covers

Jul 26: The Tracy Fordyce Band - R&B

Aug 2: Cloverdayle - country rock

Aug 9: Woody Hite Big Band featuring Rebecca Kilgore - big band

Aug 16: Hit Machine - rock and pop variety

CONCERT (Every) — Wednesday Bluegrass, 7 pm, a new band each week, $5 cover unless otherwise noted, O'Connor's Vault, 7860 SW Capitol Hwy. Info: 503-244-1690 or www.oconnorsportland.com

Jul 5: JT Wise Trio, rock, blues, and Americana

Jul 12: Tim Connell and Mike Burdette, guitar & mandolin duo, $10 cover

Jul 19: Whistlin' Rufus, old time string band

Jul 26: Mountain Honey, driving banjo and high lonesome harmonies

CONCERT (Every) — Suburban Slim with special guest, 7-10 pm, soulful voice and guitar, Trail's End Saloon, 1320 Main St, Oregon City. Info: 503-656-3031 or www.trailsendsaloon.net

CONCERT (1st) — Terry Robb with Albert Reda, 6 pm, acoustic duo, The Grant House, 1101 Officers Row, Vancouver WA, free. Info: www.terryrobb.com

CONCERT (1st) — Irish Night - New Shilling, 8-11 pm, Celtic music with a 'tude, Cascade Bar & Grill, 15000 SE Mill Plain, Vancouver WA. Info: 360-254-0749 or www.cascadebarandgrill.co

CONCERT (1st) — Cascade Blues Association General Membership Meeting, 7 pm, always an acoustic set followed by an electric set, Melody Ballroom, 615 SE Alder, $3, free to members. Info: cascadebluesassociation.org

CONCERT (2nd) — Irish Night - The Flunkies, Beltaine, and A Fine Mess, 8-11 pm, Irish and American folk music, Cascade Bar & Grill, 15000 SE Mill Plain, Vancouver WA. Info: 360-254-0749 or www.cascadebarandgrill.co

CONCERT (2nd) — Local Roots Live Series, 6:30 pm, some of the region's best musicians performing live for later broadcast on the "Local Roots" radio show hosted by Robert Richter, Alberta Street Pub *. Info: kmuz.org

CONCERT (3rd) — Terry Robb Trio, 7 pm, acoustic guitar master, Jo Bar & Rotisserie, 715 NW 23rd Ave, no cover. Info: terryrobb.com.

CONCERT (4th) — Irish Night - Peter Yeates and Friends - A Fine Mess, 8-11 pm, Irish and American folk music, Cascade Bar & Grill, 15000 SE Mill Plain, Vancouver WA. Info: 360-254-0749 or www.cascadebarandgrill.co

OPEN MIC (3rd) — 7-11 pm (sign up at 6:30), hosted by Bill Reed, Cascade Bar and Grill, 15000 Mill Plain, Vancouver WA, 21+. For featured artist and other info: 360-253-1479

OPEN MIC (Every) — Hosted by local singer-songwriter Ric Trinkle, 9 pm-12:30 am, Brickhouse Bar & Grill, 109 W 15th Street, Vancouver WA. Info: www.vancouverbrickhouse.com

WORKSHOP (3rd) — Portland Songwriter’s Association, 11 am-2 pm, Buffalo Gap, 6835 SW Macadam Avenue. Members free, non-members $10. More info: www.portlandsong writers.org/calendar.htm

JAM (Every) — Beaverton Bluegrass Jam, 6:30–9:30 pm, newcomer friendly! Round Table Pizza, 10150 SW Beaverton-Hillsdale Highway, Beaverton. Info: Jane at janeromfo5(at)gmail.com

JAM (1st) — TK Revolution Jam, 8:30 pm, White Eagle Saloon *, free, 21+. hosted by veteran keyboard jammer Travers Kiley. Then grab your axe and grind it, or just come to see and hear. Info: www.mcmenamins.com

JAM (1st and 3rd) — WHUUF Ukers, 6:30–8 pm, West Hills Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 8470 SW Oleson Rd, 246-3351

JAM (2nd) — Jug Band Jam, 7-9 pm, Velo Cult, 1969 NE 42nd Ave., all levels welcome, acoustic only. Info: arlo(at)arlotone.com

CLASS (Every) Blues and Beer, 5-6 pm, led by Steve Cheseborough, drink fine ale and learn to play and sing the music of great blues artists of the 1920s-30s. New location in Sellwood. Info: call 843-817-6065 or email chezztone(at)gmail.com

DANCE (Every) — Balkan Folk Dancing, 8 pm, The Chalet, 7045 SW Taylors Ferry Road. Instruction at 7:30, open dancing following. Call Rich & Jean Gibson at 233-1322 for more information.

DANCE (1st) — First Wednesday Zydeco, lesson: 7:15 pm; CD dance: 8-10 pm, East Portland Eagles, 4904 SE Hawthorne. Sponsored by Cascade Zydeco, $7 general/$5 Cascade Zydeco members

DANCE (2nd through 5th) — Zydeco Dance, lesson: 7:15 pm; CD dance: 8-10 pm, Polish Hall, 3832 N Interstate. Sponsored by Cascade Zydeco, $7 general/$5 Cascade Zydeco members

DANCE (3rd) — Newberg Contra Dance, 7:30 pm (lesson at 7), Chehalem Cultural Center, 415 E Sheridan, Newberg, $8 general/$7 members/$5 students/under 12 free. Info: 503-487-6883

Thursday

CONCERT (Every, except Aug 3) — Thursday Swing!, 6-11 pm (doors open at 5:30), features a rotating cast of Portland's finest and most danceable swing bands. Secret Society *, $8, all ages until 8 pm, then 21+; under 16 free. Info: www.secretsociety.net.

Jul 6: Baby & The Pearl Blowers + The Pepper Grinders

Jul 13: The Juleps + 12th Avenue Hot Club

Jul 20: Pete Krebs and the Rocking K Ranch Boys + Pink Lady & John Bennet Jazz Band

Jul 27: Doug & Dee's Hot Lovin' Jazz Babies + Stumptown Swing

Aug 10: 12th Avenue Hot Club + The Barn Door Slammers

Aug 17: The Cherry Blossom Hot 4 + Pink Lady & John Bennet Jazz Band

Aug 24: Doug & Dee's Hot Lovin' Jazz Babies + Stumptown Swing

CONCERT (Jul 6 & Aug 17) — Concert in the Park, 6:30 pm, Mc Coy Park, N Fiske & Trenton, free popcorn, all ages. Info: www.portlandoregon.gov/parks

Jul 6: Tribe Mars - soulful, funky R&B

Aug 17: Wamba - contemporary African, world beat, afrojazz, highlife

CONCERT (Every - Jul 13 through Aug 24) — Concert in the Park, 6:30 pm, park venue listed below, free popcorn, all ages. Info: www.portlandoregon.gov/parks

Jul 13: Mary Flower - legendary blues guitar picker (George Park, N Burr and Fessenden)

Jul 20: Passionfruit - Afro-melodic grooves (Reed College back lawn, SE 32nd and Steele)

Jul 27: Christopher Brown Quartet - jazz (Alberta Park, NE 19th and Killingsworth)

Aug 3: Tracy Kim Band -Gypsy swing, jazz, bossa nova (North Park Blocks, Everett to Flanders)

Aug 10: Eldon "T" Jones & N Touch - groove jazz (Woodlawn Park, NE 13th and Dekum)

Aug 17: TBA (Oregon Park, NE 30th and Oregon)

Aug 24: Jellyroll Society - blues, early jazz, ragtime (Elizabeth Caruthers Park, 3508 SW Moody)

CONCERT (Jul 27 through Aug 3) — Concert in the Park, 6:30 pm, Kenton Park, N Kilpatrick and Delaware, free popcorn, all ages. Info: www.portlandoregon.gov/parks

Jul 27: Norman Sylvester - Portland's original boogie cat

Aug 3: Sabroso - passionate acoustic Latin funk

CONCERT (Aug 24) — Concert in the Park, 6:30 pm, Glenhaven Park, NE 82nd & Siskiyou, free popcorn, all ages. Info: www.portlandoregon.gov/parks

Aug 24: Pyatã & The Rhythm - Brazilian funk, reggae, rock, world

CONCERT (Every) — Steve Cheseborough, 6-9 pm, old-time blues and Nawlins food, EaT: an Oyster Bar, 3808 N Williams Ave. (at Failing St.), free. Info: www.stevecheseborough.com

CONCERT (2nd & 4th) — Terry Robb, 8-10:30 pm, acoustic guitar master, Muddy Rudder Public House *, no cover, 21+. Info: muddyrudderpdx.com

CONCERT (4th) — Grateful Buds, 9 pm, Grateful Dead tribute band, The O'Neill Public House (formerly Biddy McGraw's) *. Info: theoneillpub.com

SING (Last) — Shaped Note Singing from the Sacred Harp Songbook, 7-9 pm, McMenamins Kennedy School * Community Room. Songbooks provided, no experience necessary. Info: www.portlandsacredharp.org or Jessica Beer at jessicabeer(at)gmail.com

SONGWRITER SHOWCASE (1st) — Three singer-songwriter acts hosted by Richie Bean, 8-10 pm, Brickhouse Bar & Grill, 109 W 15th Street, Vancouver WA. Info: www.vancouverbrickhouse.com

OPEN MIC (1st and 3rd) — Songwriter Roundup allows songwriters to perform an original song; hosted by Matt Meighan and Suzan Lundy, 7-10 pm, Artichoke Music *, $5 Info: 503-232-8845 or artichokemusic.org

OPEN MIC (2nd and 4th) — Acoustic Village features a different theme each week, 7-10 pm, Artichoke Music *, $5 Info: 503-232-8845 or artichokemusic.org

JAM (Every) — Ukulele Jam, 9:30-11 am, Practice your ukulele and play songs in this casual drop-in atmosphere. Milwaukie Center, 5440 SE Kellogg Creek Drive, Milwaukie. $1 per person. Info at 503-653-8100 or ncprd.com/discovery-guide

JAM (Every) — Open Bluegrass Jam with Rich Landar, 4-6 pm, join us outside on the patio for a picker's circle where everyone can play as much as they'd like; bluegrass instrumentation preferred but any instruments are welcome. White Eagle Saloon *, free, all ages. Info: www.mcmenamins.com

JAM (1st and 3rd) — West Side Folk Jam (Contra), 9 pm, strictly a traditional session, but we typically play numbers from the Portland Collection, Vols 1, 2 and 3. Insomnia Coffee, 5389 W Baseline Rd, Hillsboro. Please RSVP to Ivan at oceanwillpart(at)gmail.com

JAM (2nd) — West Side Folk Jam (Contra), 7:30-9:30 pm, Bring your instrument and music stand (a grand piano is available, if anyone wants to play), not strictly a traditional session, but we typically play numbers from the Portland Collection, Vols 1, 2 and 3. Bring a snack to share. Amy Starke's house, 6545 SW Griffin Drive. Please RSVP to Amy at 503-516-9063

CLASS (Every - Jul 13 through Aug 3) — Ukulele 1, 5:30 pm, led by Avery Hill, for the absolute beginner, $80 for four classes, preregistration required. NOTE VENUE: This class takes place at Lincoln St. United Methodist Church, 5145 SE Lincoln St. Info: artichokemusic.org/classes

CLASS (Every - Jul 13 through Aug 3) — Ukulele Jam: Summer Songs, 6:30 pm, led by Avery Hill, for anyone who has completed Ukulele 1, or feels comfortable playing in the key of C, $80 for four classes, preregistration required. NOTE VENUE: This class takes place at Lincoln St. United Methodist Church, 5145 SE Lincoln St. Info: artichokemusic.org/classes

DANCE (Every) — Rhonda's Waltz Practica, 5:30-7 pm, Fulton Park Community Center *, a place to develop skill, build confidence, and connect with other dancers at all levels, $5. Info: Rhonda McFaddin at rhondamcfaddin(at)yahoo.com

DANCE (Every) — Portland Waltz Eclectic, 7:30-10 pm, Fulton Park Community Center *, all styles of waltz plus an electic mix of other dance music, DJ Dennis Myers, host Coleen Suzanne, $7, all ages, all levels, everyone welcome. Info: portlanddanceeclectic.com

DANCE (Every) — McMinnville English Country Dance, 7:30–9 pm, Set to Music is a community of people who love English country dance; dance to recorded music, caller varies, McMinnville Grand Ballroom (2nd story), 325 NE 3rd St., McMinnville, $5. Info: portlandcountrydance.org

DANCE (Every) — Non-competitive Irish Social Dance Class (Céilí), 7:30-9:30 pm, 7-9 pm, drop-in class at Winona Grange #271, 8340 SW Seneca Street, Tualatin, $5, Info: 503-819-2689 or www.sandairishentertainment.com/events/classes-and-ceilis/

DANCE (2nd) — Contra Dance Music Teaching Session, 7-9 pm, SW Portland (call 503-233-9091 for directions), George Penk or Dan Compton instructing, $8 students/$10 PCDC members/$15 non-members

DANCE (2nd & 4th) — Beaverton English Country Dance, 7–9 pm, Set to Music is a community of people who love English country dance; dance to recorded music, caller varies, Kinton Grange, 19015 SW Scholls Ferry Rd., Beaverton, $5. Info: portlandcountrydance.org

Friday

CONCERT 1st) — Makaena Durias, 4 pm, indie singer/songwriter with quirky songs on the uke, free, all ages, White Eagle Saloon *. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

CONCERT (1st) — The Barn Door Slammers, 6 pm, 7-piece western swing band, $6, all ages, 16 and under free. Secret Society *. Info: www.secretsociety.net.

CONCERT (1st) — Lynn Conover & friends, 6-8 pm, gritty roots rock, The O'Neill Public House (formerly Biddy McGraw's) *, all ages. Info: theoneillpub.com

CONCERT (Every - Jul 7 through Aug 4) — Concert in the Park, 6:30 pm, Fernhill Park, NE 37th, north of Ainsworth, free, all ages. Info: www.portlandoregon.gov/parks

Jul 7: Tony Starlight - music, laughter, Sinatra to the 80s

Jul 14: Edna Vazquez Band - sensational Latin alternative with folkloric roots

Jul 21: Farnell Newton & the Othership Connection - funk, soul with a twist

Jul 28: Robin Jackson & The Caravan - folk cabaret, Afro-tinged pop

Aug 4: Colectivo Son Jarocho de Portland - traditional Afro-Mexican folk

CONCERT (Aug 11 through 18) — Concert in the Park, 6:30 pm, Lovejoy Fountain Park, SW 3rd & Harrison, free, all ages. Info: www.portlandoregon.gov/parks

Aug 11: Ken DeRouchie Band - Muddy-nominated blues

Aug 18: Chata Addy & Susuma - Afro-reggae, funky highlife dance music

CONCERT (Aug 18) — Concert in the Park, 6:30 pm, Dawson Park, N Stanton & Williams, free, all ages. Info: www.portlandoregon.gov/parks

Aug 18: Lauren "Lo" Steele - acoustic soul, spoken word

CONCERT (Every - Jul 7 through Aug 25) — Concert in the Park, 6:30 pm, park venue listed below, free popcorn, all ages. Info: www.portlandoregon.gov/parks

Jul 7: The Brothers Jam - rootsy, improvisational rock (Wilshire Park, NE 33rd & Skidmore)

Jul 14: All Together Now - Beatles cover band (Glenhaven Park, NE 82nd and Siskiyou)

Jul 21: AJAM: (+) A Girl - jazz (Irving Park, NE 7th and Fremont)

Jul 28: Echoes of Yasgurs - classic rock (Knott Park, NE 117th & Knott)

Aug 4: Speaker Minds - hip-hop, funk (Village Square Parking Lot, SE 162nd and Stark)

Aug 11: King Louie & LaRhonda Steele - groove jazz (Denorval Unthank Park, 510 N Shaver)

Aug 18: Oleada - cumbia psicodelica, chicha, dub, rock (Harney Park, SE 67th & Harney)

Aug 25: Passionfruit - Afro-melodic grooves (Laurelhurst Park, SE Cesar Chavez Blvd & Stark)

CONCERT 1st) — Ash Creek, 7-10 pm, acoustic folk bluegrass, Blast Burger, 315 1st St., #101, Lake Oswego, free. Info: 503-305-8088

CONCERT (1st) — Baby Gramps, 9:30 pm, the Seattle surrealist, Laurelthirst Public House *, $6. Info: 503-232-1504 or www.laurelthirst.com

CONCERT (2nd & 4th) — Pete Krebs and his Portland Playboys, 6-8 pm, a heavy dose of western swing and hillbilly boogie. Secret Society *, $6, all ages, 16 & under free. Info: www.secretsociety.net

CONCERT (3rd) — Mick Overman, 4 pm, bluesy folk & roll with jazz attitude, White Eagle Saloon *, free, all ages. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

CONCERT (3rd) — The Sportin' Lifers, 6 pm, rhythm, jive, swing, reefer tunes, jump blues, boogie woogie -- it's all here, $6, all ages, 16 and under free. Secret Society *. Info: www.secretsociety.net

CONCERT (4th) — Hammerhead, 9:30 pm, members of Funk Shui, Tree Frogs, and Shannon Tower Band. The O'Neill Public House (formerly Biddy McGraw's) *. Info: theoneillpub.com

CONCERT (Last) — JT Wise Band, 4 pm, Mix of Americana, roots, rock and blues, White Eagle Saloon *, free, all ages. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

COFFEEHOUSE (Every) — Artichoke Music *, 7:30-10 pm (doors open at 7), featuring local and touring artists, Richard Colombo hosting. $5. Info: 232-8845 or artichokemusic.org

SING (1st) — Shaped Note Singing from the Sacred Harp Songbook, 6:30-9:00 pm, People’s Co-op Community Room, 3029 SE 21st, Portland. Songbooks provided, no exp necessary. Info: www.portlandsacredharp.org or Jessica Beer at jessicabeer(at)gmail.com

SING (2nd) — Harmony Song Circle (great songs of the '60s and '70s), 7-9 pm, led by Ted Kaye, Friendly House Community Center, 1737 NW 26th (at Thurman), free. Info: kandsons(at)aol.com

SING (3rd) — Folk/Eclectic Song Circle (Rise Up Singing/Rise Again), 7-9 pm, led by Ted Kaye, Friendly House Community Center, 1737 NW 26th (at Thurman), free. Info: kandsons(at)aol.com

SING (3rd - August 18 only) — Vista House Song Circle, 7-9 pm, led by Larry Lotz, special children's event, Vista House, 40700 E Columbia River Hwy., Corbett, free. Info: Miranda Mendoza at 503-695-2261 ext. 224 or columbiarivergorgeparks.wordpress.com/events/

OPEN MIC (Every) — West Side Acousti-Lectric, 8-11 pm (7:30 sign-up), hosted by Eric Tworivers and Steve Rodin, sound system provided, Jack's Taproom and Quarterback Bar, 4342 SW Beaverton-Hillsdale Hwy. Info: steverodin(at)rocketmail.com.

OPEN MIC (2nd through Last) — Acoustic Open Mic & Jam, 6-10 pm, hosted by Michael Hatfield, sound system provided, bring your instrument and your appetite, all ages and skill levels welcome, Pied Piper Pizza, 12300 NE Fourth Plain Rd., Vancouver WA. Info: 360-269-6628

OPEN MIC (1st) — North Clark Historical Museum, sign-up 6 pm, play 7-10 pm, sound system provided, 21416 NE 399th St at Rte 503, Amboy, WA, free, donations accepted. Info: 360-247-5620 or wakjh(at)aol.com

OPEN MIC (1st) — Open Mic Night, play 7-9 pm, old-time, country, swing, honky-tonk, all acoustic. To perform, sign up with Linda at community(at)stdavidpdx.org in advance or at the door. St. David of Wales Church, 2800 SE Harrison, $10 suggested donation. Info: www.taborgrass.com

OPEN MIC (2nd) — Yacolt Open Mic, sign-up 6:15 pm, music at 7 pm, keeping music alive, one note at a time, family friendly, Yacolt Full Gospel Church, corner of Ranck and West Humphrey, Yacolt, WA. Info: 360-539-9099.

JAM (Every) — Open Acoustic Jam, 7-10 pm, all levels welcome. Guthrie Park Community Center, 4272-4324 SW Fairview Ave., Dallas, free, all ages. Info: www.guthriepark.org

DANCE (Every) — PCDC English Country Dance, 7:30–10:30 pm, modern English country dance for all; newcomers encouraged to come at 7:15 and introduce yourself to the caller for assistance, Burlingame Water Tower (BWT) *, $9 non-members, $7 members, $6 students & seniors. Info: portlandcountrydance.org

Jul 7: music by Lisa Scott, Leslie Hirsch, Laura Kuhlman, caller Mary Devlin

Jul 14: music by Richard Scher, Lori Shaffer, Sean Nolan, caller Cynthia Stenger

Jul 21: music by Sue Songer, Julie Schmidt, Jon Neff, caller Laura Hatch

Jul 28: music by Carl Thor, Lori Shaffer, Laura Kuhlman, caller Erik Weberg

Aug 4: music by Lisa Scott, Leslie Hirsch, Beverly Stafford, caller David Macemon

Aug 11: music TBA, caller David Macemon

DANCE (2nd - Aug 11 only) — Zydeco Dance Party, 7:30-10:30 pm, Viscount Studio, 720 SE Sandy Blvd., hosted by Roland Jemerson and Janine Tebeau-Jemerson; instruction on request or just enjoy casual dancing, $5, all ages. Info: 503-226-6232 or www.cascadezydeco.com

DANCE (2nd) — Ceili of the Valley Community Dance Series, 7:30-10 pm, (instruction 7-8 pm), live music, VFW Hall, 630 Hood Street NE, Salem, $8 members, $10 non-members., $5 students. Info: 503-383-9297 or info(at)ceiliofthevalley.org

DANCE (2nd) — Contra in The Couve, 7:30 pm lesson, 8-11 pm dance, Hazel Dell Grange, 7509 NE Hazel Dell Ave., Vancouver WA. $7, $5 under 12/65 and over. Info: www.contra-van-wa.org

Jul 14: music by Cascade Crossing, caller Chuck Abell

Aug 11: music by The Waxwings, caller Gordy Euler

DANCE (3rd) — Hillsboro Contra Dance, 7:30–10 pm dance (lesson at 7 pm), new series, caller and live music at every dance, no partner required, DOOR PRIZES!, Odd Fellows Hall, 267 E Main, Hillsboro, $7 non-members, $5 PCDC members and seniors, $4 students, under 12 free. Info: Ivan Camacho at stringride(at)aol.com

DANCE (4th) — Scandia of Salem, 8-11 pm, Knights of Columbus Hall, 725 Shipping NE, Salem. $6, call Sharon Moore at (503) 364-6713 or sharon.hayloft(at)gmail.com

Saturday

CONCERT (Every - Jul 8 through Aug 26) — Concert in the Park, 6:30 pm, park venue listed below, free popcorn, all ages. Info: www.portlandoregon.gov/parks

Jul 8: Parfait Bassale Band - jazz, reggae, pop with West African rhythms (Kenilworth Park, SE 34th & Holgate)

Jul 15: LaRhonda Steele - irresistible soul music (Dickinson Park, SW 55th & Alfred Ct.)

Jul 22: Mosimosi Koula - Tongan, Pacific Islander music, dance (Hamilton Park, SW 45th and Hamilton)

Jul 29: Mosimosi Koula - Tongan, Pacific Islander music, dance (Warner Pacific College, Gray Lawn, SE 68th and Division)

Aug 5: Plan B - Americana, cajun (Wilkes Park, 3655 NE 154th)

Aug 12: Oleada - cumbia psicodelica, chicha, dub, rock (King School Park, NE 6th & Humboldt)

Aug 19: Fesival Latino - Tequila Highway PDX - cumbia, rock, Latin fusion & Forest Grove High School Mariachi (Glenhaven Park, NE 82nd & Siskiyou)

Aug 26: JT Trawick Trio - bluegrass, fiddle, western swing (Sewallcrest Park, SE 31st & Market)

CONCERT (Jul 22) — Concert in the Park, 6:30 pm, Lovejoy Fountain Park, SW 3rd & Harrison, free, all ages. Info: www.portlandoregon.gov/parks

Jul 22: Sonando con Son - Mexican folk music

CONCERT (Jul 29) — Concert in the Park, 6:30 pm, Cathedral Park, N Edison & Pittsburg, free, all ages. Info: www.portlandoregon.gov/parks

Jul 29: Festival Symphony Brass - Music Director Gregory Vajda

CONCERT (Aug 5) — Concert in the Park, 6:30 pm, Rough and Ready - An American Outdoor Overture, Peninsula Park, 700 N Rosa Parks Way, free, all ages. Info: www.portlandoregon.gov/parks

Aug 5: Portland Festival Symphony, Music Director Gregory Vajda

CONCERT (1st) — The Libertine Belles, 6 pm, femme-fatale jazz trio, $6, all ages, 16 and under free; Pink Lady Presents "The Cat's Meow", 8:30 pm, step back in time to a speakeasy: variety entertainment and classic burlesque, Secret Society *, $12 advance/$15 door, 21+. Info: www.secretsociety.net.

CONCERT (1st & 3rd) — Reverb Brothers, 4 pm, a kind of swamp rock that encompasses blues/Americana/country, White Eagle Saloon *, free, all ages, White Eagle Saloon *. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

CONCERT (2nd) — Lorna Miller's Little Kids Jamboree, 4-5 pm, a fun music event for the whole family, Mississippi Pizza, 3552 N Mississippi, $5 per family. Info: landmarksaloon.com

CONCERT (2nd) — King Columbia, 4 pm, Portland folk band, White Eagle Saloon *, free, all ages. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

CONCERT (2nd - Jul 8 only) — Redray Frazier & Ezra Holbrook, 6 pm, soulful mix of rock, soul, and blues, The O'Neill Public House (formerly Biddy McGraw's) *, all ages. Info: theoneillpub.com

CONCERT (2nd) — Jenny Finn Orchestra, 6 pm, vintage swing jazz, $6, all ages, 16 and under free; Vinyl Gold, 9 pm (doors open at 9:30 pm, jazz-influenced funk and soul band playing original music (Jul 8: with Stump City Soul; Aug 12: with The Craftsmen and Freddy Trujillo, Secret Society *, $8 advance/$1o door, 21+. Info: www.secretsociety.net

CONCERT (2nd) — Clinton Street Stomp, 7 pm, hosted by Zach Bryson and featuring acoustic performances by some of Portland's hottest roots music acts, Clinton Street Theater, 2522 SE Clinton, $12, all ages. Info: zach.bryson4(at)yahoo.com

CONCERT (2nd) — Norman Sylvester Blues Party, 9:15 pm-1 am, The Spare Room, 4830 NE 42nd, no cover. Info: normansylvester.com.

CONCERT (2nd) — Garcia Birthday Band, 9:30 pm, not your average tribute band, but something fresh and original, White Eagle Saloon *, $10, 21+. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

CONCERT (4th - Aug 26 only) — The Ukeladies, 6 pm, Portland's finest 11-piece female ukulele band, Secret Society *, $6, all ages, 16 and under free. Info: www.secretsociety.net.

CONCERT (4th) — James Ckem, 7:30-11 pm, acoustic blues and Americana, Muddy Rudder Public House *, no cover, 21+. Info: muddyrudderpdx.com

CONCERT (4th) — Wes Youssi and the County Champs, 9:30 pm-1 am, original honky-tonk, traditional country, hillbilly, and Americana, The O'Neill Public House (formerly Biddy McGraw's) *, all ages. Info: theoneillpub.com

CONCERT (Last) — Cedro Willie, 6-8 pm, folk and bluegrass, The O'Neill Public House (formerly Biddy McGraw's) *, all ages. Info: theoneillpub.com

PERFORMANCE (3rd) — Oregon Pipers' Society, 4:30 pm for piping and drumming competitions, 6:30 pm, food service, 7:30 pm performances of pipe bands and soloists, Oddfellows Hall, 10282 SE Main, Milwaukie. $10 non-members, $5 members, kids 12 and under free. Info: opspdx.org

SING (1st) — Vancouver Folk Singers Sing-Along, 5:15 pm, bring snacks and finger food to share, 6 pm sing, Clark County Genealogical Society, 715 Grand Blvd, Vancouver, ‘60’s-‘70’s folk and more. Info: Ted, 360-883-3030

* * * Portland FolkMusic Society Event * * *

SING (2nd) — Portland Folk Music Society’s Song Circle

July 8: 4:00 pm potluck, 6 pm sing

Dick Hamlet & Corinne McWilliams

6325 NE Lessard Rd.

Camas WA

360-834-2148

Aug 12: 6:00 pm potluck, 7:30 pm sing

Tin & Larry Cotton

3564 NE Knott

503-331-7164

SING (4th) — Song Circle, 2-4 pm, with John Richter. $5. Artichoke Music *. Info: 232-8845 or artichokemusic.org/classes

OPEN MIC (3rd) — Washington Old-Time Fiddlers Assn, 2 pm, Fisher's Grange Community Center, 814 NE 162nd Ave, Vancouver, WA. Info: www.wotfa.org

CLASS/JAM (Every) —Taborgrass Bluegrass Class & Jam, 10 am-1 pm for beginning class and jam, 1-4 pm for the intermediate; all instruments, no registration required, drop-ins welcome; knowledge of basic chords and ability to execute the chord changes is required. St. David of Wales Church, 2800 SE Harrison, $10. Info: www.taborgrass.com

JAM (3rd) - Hammer Dulcimers Tune Circle, 2-4 pm, Celtic, Folk, and Traditional. Solo and group playing, all levels, focus on learning new songs. 4736 Quartz Court, Camas, WA Info: 360-210-7295 / steve(at)snclocks.com

WORKSHOP (1st) — Ukulele Jam, 2-3:30 pm, with Avery Hill, for all levels; fun and familiar songs in a joyful atmosphere. Artichoke Music *, $10 suggested donation. Info: 232-8845 or artichokemusic.org/classes

WORKSHOP (2nd) — Slow Jam, 2-3:30 pm, with Adrian Martin. Artichoke Music *, $10. Info: 232-8845 or artichokemusic.org/classes

DANCE (1st) — 1st Saturday Contra, 7:30-11 pm (begins with a teaching session), Fulton Park Community Center *, $9 non-members, $7 members, $6 students & seniors. Info: Rich, 327-6582

DANCE (2nd) — PCDC Family Dance, 4:30-6:30 pm, followed by potluck dinner, Fulton Park Community Center *, $6 adult, $5 child, $20 maximum per family

DANCE (2nd) — 2nd Saturday Contra, 7:30-11 pm (begins with a teaching session), Fulton Park Community Center *, $9 non-members, $7 members, $6 students & seniors. Info: Rich, 327-6582

Jul 8: music by The Bridgetown Boys, caller Lindsey Dono

Aug 12: music by Star Thistle, caller Eric Curl

DANCE (1st & 3rd) — Hungarian Tanchaz, 8-11 pm (teaching 8-9 followed by recreational dancing), sponsored by menbers of Aratas Hungarian Folk Ensemble,The Chalet, 7045 SW Taylors Ferry Road. $2 donation requested to help defray costs. Call Steve and Susan at 503-297-4279 for more information.

DANCE (3rd) — Portland Third Saturday Contra Dance, 8:00 pm (teaching session 7:30), Fulton Park Community Center *. $8, $6 students & seniors. Info: Dan Compton, 233-9091

DANCE (4th) — PCDC Contra Dance, 8:00 pm, (7:30 beginners), Fulton Park Community Center *, $9 non-members, $7 members, $6 students & seniors. Info: Rich, 327-6582

Jul 22: music by Cascade Crossing, caller Chuck Abell

DANCE (5th) — PCDC Contra Dance, 8:00 pm, (7:30 beginners), open mike with open band, Fulton Park Community Center *, $9 non-members, $7 members, $6 students & seniors. Info: Rich, 327-6582

STORYTELLING WORKSHOP (Jul 11) — Celebrating Summertime, 6 pm, Ken Iverson shares an hour of comedy stories sponsored by the Portland Storytellers Guild, Molalla Library, 201 E 5th St., Molalla. Info: www.portlandstorytellers.org

STORYTELLING WORKSHOP (Jul 22) — Storytelling Starter, 4-6 pm, a two-hour storytelling workshop; come for the workshop and stay for the show,7272 SW Jacktown Rd., Beaverton, 18+, no experience necessary, registration required. Workshop tickets $40 (plus service fee); $50 for workshop + show available from www,brownpapertickets.com. Info: www.pdxstorytheater.org

* * * CAMPS/FESTIVALS

Jul 9-14, Wallowa Fiddle Tunes Camp, affordable group fiddle instruction in a relaxed format. Instruction now includes voice, guitar, banjo, and dance. Instructors include Loralyn Staples (basic fiddle), John Weed (Irish fiddle), Andy Emert (advanced swing/misc. fiddle), Lisa Ornstein (cajun fiddle), Jonah Shue (bluegrass guitar), and Linda Robertson (kidz fiddle). 315 W 1st St, Wallowa OR. To register, go to wvmusicalliance.org.

Jul 10-14, Portland Fiddle Camp, fun-filled days of fiddle, square dance and jam sessions; 9th annual camp for children ages 6-16. Held at St. David of Wales Church, 2800 SE Harrison, Portland. For further info: portlandfiddlecamps.com.

Jul 10-16, Summer Fishtrap Gathering, this venerable week-long gathering of writers includes a two-day songwriting workshop on July 12 &13 by Kate Power and Steve Einhorn, plus student performances on July 14, and a 30th anniversary concert on July 15, Wallowa Lake Camp & Retreat Center, 84522 Church Lane, Wallowa Lake Village. To register, go to fishtrap.org.

Jul 13-15, Northwest String Summit, Americana and roots music on three stages, featuring Del McCoury Band, The Shook Twins, Yonder Mountain String Band, Greensky Bluegrass, Sierra Hull and many others. Horning's Hideout, 21277 NW Brunswick Canyon Road, North Plains. For tickets and further info: stringsummit.com.

Jul 14-16, Cathedral Park Jazz Festival, Portland's open-air jazz festival under the St. John's Bridge, now sponsored by the Jazz Society of Oregon, free. For further info: www.cpjazz.com.

Jul 14-16, Wildwood Music Fest, 5th annual Americana and roots music festival that showcases emerging artists, promotes local food and agriculture, and benefits local non-profits. Performers include Hillstomp, The Hooten Hallers, Jenny Don't and The Spurs, The harmed Brothers, and Caleb Klauder and Reeb Willms. Roshambo Art Farm, 32380 W Valley Hwy, Willamina. Camping available on site for $10 per person. For tickets and further info: www.wildwoodmusicfest.com.

Jul 14-16, 13th Annual Targhee Fest, music in the Tetons featuring Michael Franti & Spearhead, Suzanne Vega, Booker T's Stax Revue, Leftover Salmon, North Mississippi All-Stars and Anders Osborne present N.M.O., Donna the Buffalo, and Karl Denson's Tiny Universe. For further info, contact the Grand Targhee Resort, 3300 Ski Hill Road, Alta, WY, at www.grandtarghee.com.

Jul 15, Portland Highland Games, Scottish Highland dance, Ceilidh social dance, harp demostrations, piping, drumming, fiddling, and athletic competitions. Mt. Hood Community College, 26000 SE Stark, Gresham. For ticket information and further info: www.phga.org.

Jul 16, Boise Blues Festival, Performers include Curtis Salgado, Lisa Mann Band, Johnny Rawls with Smooth Avenue, Leo "Bud" Welch, and Blues Addicts with Brass Tacks Horns. Note New location: Reid Merril Park, 637 E Shore Drive, Eagle ID. For ticket information and further info: boiseblues.org.

Jul 17-20, West Cascades Fiddle Camp & Workshops, Instructors include Andy Emert (intermediate fiddle), Jeanine Orme (advanced fiddle), Linda Danielson (fiddle clinic), Martha Stone (clawhammer banjo), Tim Crosby (mandolin), Corwin Bolt (bass), Jerry Parks (guitar), and many others; sponsored by the Oregon Old-Time Fiddlers' Association (OOFTA). Held at Westridge Middle School, near Oakridge, $100 for campers 19 and over/$70 youth/$30 workshops only. To sign up, go to www.fiddlecamp.org/signup.

Jul 19-23 (four days) and Jul 27-30 (three days), Hidden River Songwriting Camp. Weekend songwriting retreats led by Matt Meighan and Chrissie Natoli (Jul 19) or Sofia Ekberg (Jul 27). Both provide camping, music, friendship, great food and songwriting workshops at a 13-acre site on the shores of Willapa Bay, near Long Beach WA; Includes camp sites, showers, kitchen, fire circle and a wood-fired sauna. For further info: hiddenriversongwritingcamp.com.

Jul 21-22, Powellswood Garden Storytelling Festival. 5th annual festival in Powellswood Garden, 430 South Dash Point Road, Federal Way WA. Tellers include Linda Gorham, Antonio Sacre, Bill Harley, MaryGay Ducey, and Donald Davis. Friday workshops and telling on Saturday. Presented by the Portland Storytellers Guild. For further info and to register: powellswoodfestival.com.

Jul 21-23, Manzanita Music Festival, second annual festival of Americana, country, rock, reggae, and blues; held at the Rex Champ Ballfield in Nehalem and in downtown Manzanita. Performers include Scratchdog Stringband, Wil West and the Friendly Strangers, The Strange Tones, Kate and the Crocodiles, and Lauren Sheehan. Advance tickets $25. For tickets and further info: manzanitamusicfestival.org.

Jul 21-23, Winthrop Rhythm & Blues Festival, 30th annual festival of the very finest rhythm and blues entertainment; held at The Blues Ranch on the Methow River, 32380 W Valley Hwy, Winthrop WA, the longest-running festival in the state of Washington. Performers include Delbert McClinton, Chubby Carrier & the Swamp Bayou Band, Sugaray Rayford, Carolyn Wonderland, and Rae Gordon & the Backseat Drivers. Onsite camping and portable showers available. For tickets and further info: www.winthropbluesfestival.com.

Jul 27-29, Three Days of Aloha in the Pacific Northwest, hula and craft workshop, hapa haole hula competion, Thursday night Pa'ina (dinner), aloha 5K fun run, and Ho'ike (show) and Hawaiian Festival. Esther Short Park, W Columbia and 8th St., Vancouver WA. For more information and to register for the hula competion and 5K run, go to hawaiianfestivalpnw.com.

Jul 27-30, NorthWest Autoharp Gathering, the music festival that's all about the autoharp! Concerts, workshops, jamming, open stages, and an outstanding lineup of award-winning autoharpists like Rick Fitzgerald, Ann Norris, Les Gustafson-Zook, and Laura Gregg. Furnished dormitory rooms, tent & RV camping, meals included. Ananda College, 38950 SW Laurelwood Rd., Gaston. For complete information, call 503-312-1186 or go to www.nwautoharp.org. Sponsored by the Portland FolkMusic Society.

Jul 27-30, GorgeGrass Festival, great bluegrass music. Headliners include Claire Lynch, The Boxcars, Dry Branch Fire Squad, The Grass Station, Lost Creek, and The Barndoor Slammers. Skamania County Fairgrounds, Stevenson WA. Camping available. To register, go to www.columbiagorgebluegrass.net.

Jul 28-Aug 5, Lark Camp, 37-year-old festival held in Mendocino County CA on the banks of the Eel River. Music, song & dance workshops, parties, dances, sessions, fire circles, and great food. Accomodations include cabins, camping, dining hall, and dance hall. For complete information, go to larkcamp.com.

Jul 30, Willamette River Music Festival, a celebration on the waterfront with live music, a beer garden, food carts, an environmental fair, live birds from Audubon, live fish displays, dance troupes, kayak tours, and more children's activities. Performers include Norman Sylvester & Band, Logger's Daughter, and Son de Cuba, Cathedral Park, N Pittsburg and N Crawford. For more info: willametteriverfestival.org.

Jul 30-Aug 4, RiverTunes Roots Music & Creativity Camp, a small coummunity-based volunteer asisted music camp, whose purpose is to validate, encourage, and promote the creative music abilities of all people. Classes are available for fiddle, banjo, guitar, mandolin, ukulele, accordion, bass, percussion, singing, writing, and performing. Teachers include Anne Weiss, Hawkeye Herman, Evo Bluestein, Sylvia Herold, Michelle Kiba, and Joe Craven, Camp Sylvester Resort, 28770 Dodge Ridge Road, Pinecrest CA. To register, go to www.rivertunes.net.

Jul 30-Aug 5, Ukulele Workshop in the Columbia Gorge (Creative Arts Community Workshop), learn to play with a solid rhythm, how to play single string solos and some basic lead and backup singing from James Clem. Vintage swing, blues, rock n'roll and country of the 50s and 60s -- all on four strings! Menucha Conference Center, Corbett OR. This camp fills up quickly. For complete information, including prices and registration, go to www.creativeartscommunity.org.

Aug 3-6, Pickathon, multiethnic roots music, featuring Drive-By Truckers, Robyn Hitchcock, Jonathan Richman, Kaia Kater, Jay Som, Huun Huur Tu, Los Cojolites, and many others. Pendarvis Farm, 16581 SE Hagen Rd., Happy Valley. For tickets and further info: pickathon.com.

Aug 4-5, Tualatin Crawfish Festival, live music, kids' events, food, fireworks, beer, wine, and crawfish. Performers include Curtis Salgado, Lisa Mann, Norman Sylvester, and Ty Curtis. For ticket information and further info: chamber.tualinchamber.com.

Aug 4-6, Winlock Pickers' Festival, 17th annual music festival produced by the Winlock Acoustic Music Association (WAMA) in Winolecqua Park, Winlock WA. 2015 performers include The Loafers, Fern Hill, Rusty Hinges, The Cowchips, and Jim Hurst. Prices: $15 Friday, $15 Saturday, ($10 WAMA members), Sunday free, $10 per night charge for camping in the park. For further info: winlockpickersfest.com.

Aug 10-13, Kindred Gathering Dulcimer Festival (KG43), sing, play, dance, cavort, and enjoy the sweet sounds of mountain dulcimer at Mendocino Magic, 3000 Branscomb Road, Laytonville CA. For reservation information, contact Cindy Gravatt at 707-237-1348. Also see sites.google.com/site/kgdulcimerfest.

Aug 11-13, 20th Annual Elephant Garlic Festival, three day festival filled with music, food, and fun for the entire family, performers TBA, Jessie Mays Community Park, 30975 NW Hillcrest Street, North Plains, free, no dogs or pets allowed. For further info: funstinks.com.

Aug 11-13, 28th Annual Grand Targhee Bluegrass Festival, bluegrass in the Tetons featuring the Sam Bush Band, The Del McCoury Band, The Tim O'Brien Band, Greensky Bluegrass, Rhiannon Giddens, Sierra Hull, and Peter Rowan Dharma Blues featuring Jack Cassidy. For further info, contact the Grand Targhee Resort, 3300 Ski Hill Road, Alta, WY, at www.grandtarghee.com.

Aug 13-20, Centralia Old-Time Music Campout, 14th annual festival of day-long jamming and hanging out with friends in a beautiful riverfront setting in Centralia WA; camping available. For registration, go to www.centraliacampout.com. For more info, contact Ray Leach at 360-269-8833.

Aug 13-19, Lady of the Lake Family Week, daily age-based workshops in art, dance, singing, music, and more! Held on the shores of Lake Coeur d'Alene in Northern Idaho. Staff includes Jeff Spero & Ryan McKasson of the Syncopaths with Karina Wilson from Santa Fe NM, Greg and Jere Canote, Susan Michaels, Sue Hulsether, Walter Dill and Monica Uhl. Sponsored by the Spokane Folklore Society. For further info, contact www.ladyofthelake.org.

Aug 18-20, Princeton Traditional Music Festival, 10th annual festival of music and dance in Princeton BC. Fiddle tunes, sea shanties, Celtic traditional ballads, accordion music, and more. Free. For complete information, go to www.princetontraditional.org.

Aug 25-26, Trout Lake String Music & Dance Workshop, two great days of instruction and fun, led by guest instructors Betsy Branch and Leela Grace, assisted by our own talented Trout Lake musicians Linda Robertson and Lincoln Crockett. Trout Lake WA, $40 per person, $100 family of three or more. For complete information, contact Linda Robertson at 509-395-2668 or dlrob(at)embarqmail,com.

Aug 25-27, Slab Creek Music + Gathering, Play music of all genres with people of all ages and abilities, as inspired, all day and all night. Neskowin Valley School, 10005 Slab Creek Road, Neskowin, $65 per person, children 5 or under free; gathering limited to 125 people. For complete information, go to www.slabcreekmusicgathering.com.

Sep 1-3, Tumbleweeds Festival, 21st annual free music festival in Howard Amon Park in Richland WA, sponsored by the Three Rivers Folklife Society and the City of Richland. For further info, contact www.3rfs.org.

Sep 1-4, Zigzag Old Time Music Campout, Labor Day weekend songwriting camp with featured artist Jane Rothfield provides camping, music, friendship, good food, jamming and informal workshops at Zigzag Mountain Farm on 50 acres on Mt. Hood, about an hour from Portland; Includes tenting or yurts, meals, and a wood-fired hot tub. Funded by Bubbaville; for further info: www.zigzagoldtime.com.

Sep 1-4, Northwest Passage Dance Camp - 2017, hot contra dance weekend features hiking trails, waterfalls, wonderful gourmet food, good company, and great dancing at Mt. Hood Kiwanis Camp, 83500 E Kiwanis Camp Road, Government Camp. Two fabulous bands, The Free Raisins and Maivish, with two great callers, Seth Tepfer and Lindsey Dono. For further info: www.nwpassagedancecamp.org.

Sep 2-4, Art In The Pearl, festival of fine arts and crafts, theater, and music in the NW Park Blocks, free. For further info: www.artinthepearl.com.

Sep 7-10, American Banjo Camp, study old-time or bluegrass banjo (guitar, bass, mandolin and fiddle also) at Pilgrim Firs Conference Center, 3318 SW Lake Flora Road, Port Orchard WA with master instructors including Bill Evans, Alan Munde, Janet Beazley, Molly Tenenbaum, Ken Perlman and many others. For complete information, go to www.americanbanjocamp.com.

Sep 8-10, Sisters Folk Festival 2017, three days of the best American music from blues to bluegrass. Scheduled artists include Claire Lynch, Billy Strings, Beth Wood, nine-piece Hawaiian string band Kahulanui, Hot Club of Cowtown, Sarah Jarosz, Jerron "Blind Boy" Paxton, and many others; Festival passes are available now. For further info, call 541-549-4979 or go to www.sistersfolkfestival.org.

Sep 10, Live Aloha Hawai'ian Cultural Festival, serves to promote, perpetuate, and share the Hawai'ian culture in the Pacific Northwest. Seattle Center, 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA, free. For complete information, go to www.seattlelivealohafestival.com.

Sep 20-24, The Berkeley Old Time Music Convention, open cabaret, square dances, workshops, string band contest and concerts, featuring Foghorn, Del Rey & Suzy Thompson, Molsky's Mountain Drifters, Anna & Elizabeth, Bobby Taylor and Kim Johnson. Held at various venues in Berkeley CA. For tickets and further info: www.berkeleyoldtimemusic.org.

Sep 27-Oct 1, Port Townsend Ukulele Festival, four nights and three days of intense fun, ukulele instruction, and merry music making. 2017 Instuctors include Daniel Ward, Jason Ross, Jason Arimoto, Matt Weiner and Nova Karina Devonie. Fort Worden State Park, near Port Townsend WA. To register, go to centrum.org/the-port-townsend-ukulele-festival. (This festival sells out quickly).

Sep 30-Oct 4, Blues in the Gorge, blues guitar camp featuring aristic director and instuctor Mary Flower, and instructors Guy Davis, Orville Johnson and Valerie Turner. Menucha Retreat and Conference Center, 38711 E Historic Columbia River Highway, Corbett. For info, contact Scott Crane or Lauren Deming at 503-695-2243 or menucha.org. Co-sponsored by Cascade Blues Association.

Oct 5-8, FAR-West Conference, the gathering place for music and arts communities from the greater west and beyond. It is the annual conference of the Folk Alliance Western Region and is held at the Hyatt regency in Bellevue WA. For more info and to register, contact www.far-west.org.

Oct 6-8, Coastal Creativity Weekend. Join Kate Power & Steve Einhorn for a weekend of creativity. Hosted by Melany Berry (of Tunes in the Dunes) at a location on the Oregon coast. There is room for 10 participants, $385 including meals, lodging, and beach access. For more info and to register, contact folks(at)qualityfolk.com.

Oct 20-22, Singing & Ukulele Retreat in the Gorge, learn more about making music with others, improving your vocal and instrumental skills, and expanding your repertoire with Anne Weiss and Avery Hill, Lyle Hotel, 100 7th St., Lyle WA (near White Salmon), discounts available before Sep 2. For full details and to register, go to averyhilltunes.com.


See also:
aladdin-theater.com/
albertastreetpub.com/music/ calendar
artichokemusic.org/calendar
bubbaguitar.com/calendar.html
cascade-zydeco.com
concertsinyourhome.com
www.doranproductions.com
dougfirlounge.com
mississippistudios.com
mississippipizza.com/calendar
oregonbluegrass.org/all_calendar.php
portlandcountrydance.org
portlanddanceeclectic.com
portlanddancing.com
portlandsongwriters.org/calendar.htm

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