2018-19 Concert Season

Concerts are held at Reedwood Friends Church, 2901 SE Steele St., Portland. For directions and more information about the venue follow this link. Concerts start at 7:30; Doors open at 7:00.

Season tickets are available!

Individual ticket prices

On Line At the Door
General Admission $21 $25
PFS Member $18 $22
12-18 $10.50 $12

Friday, September 21, 2018 – Mollie O'Brien and Rich Moore

Mollie O'Brien and her husband guitarist Rich Moore are geniuses at the craft of interpretation in the way great singers since the beginning of popular American music have made the songs of their era their own. Grammy winner Mollie is known as a singer who doesn't recognize musical boundaries and Rich is a powerhouse guitar player keeping up with O'Brien's twists and turns from blues, jazz to traditional folk.

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Friday, October 19, 2018 – The Kathy Kallick Band

Kathy Kallick continues to evolve as an extraordinary vocalist, bandleader, and composer. She's been among the elite of contemporary singer-songwriters since co-founding the internationally-acclaimed band, Good Ol' Persons. Along the way she has won a Grammy, two IBMA Awards, toured throughout North America, Europe, and Japan and received a Lifetime Membership award from the California Bluegrass Association.

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Friday, November 16, 2018 – Honey Whiskey Trio

Los Angeles based Honey Whiskey Trio tells stories through song and stomp, highlighting the musical traditions of American Folk Music. Courtney Gasque Politano, Ann Louise Jeffries Thaiss and Christina Wilson began singing together in each other's living rooms as an emotional and musical release. Then these sisters in song solidified their style as American Folk and picked up instruments to further enhance their vocally driven sound. They create, arrange, and explore music from the front porches, music halls and hymn books of early America.

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Friday, November 30, 2018 – Legends of the Celtic Harp present A Winter Gift

Patrick Ball, Lisa Lynn and Aryeh Frankfurter, three of the premier Celtic harpers in the world take you on a dramatic musical journey deep into the myths, magic and fabled history of this most captivating instrument. Legends of the Celtic Harp is a blend of music and oratory, falling somewhere between concert and theater. It spans the range of human feeling, from humor to tragedy, tenderness to rage, reality to mysticism, and many more.

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Friday, January 18, 2019 – True North

Americana quartet True North is emerging as a Pacific Northwest powerhouse of intelligent, memorable songs, with lush instrumental and vocal performances; along with crazy-good picking and the harmonies of a band deeply rooted in traditional folk and bluegrass genres. Fronted by award-winning singer/songwriters Kristen Grainger and Dan Wetzel, True North is rounded out with two Pacific Northwest bluegrass superstars Martin Stevens and Josh Adkins.

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Friday, February 15, 2019 – Tish Hinojosa

Tish Hinojosa is a singer-songwriter from Austin, Texas. Her blend of folk, country, Latino, and pop music has an undeniable far reaching appeal, garnering her honors such as a White House concert and teaming up with great artists including Joan Baez, Flaco Jimenez and Pete Seeger; as well as being a featured artist on Austin City Limits and A Prairie Home Companion. Tish has toured extensively throughout the U.S. and Europe and continues to draw a loyal and growing audience.

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Friday, March 15, 2019 – Pat Donohue

Grammy winner Pat Donohue is one of the most listened-to finger pickers in the world. His devotion to acoustic guitar has made him an American standard as he echoes the tones of Robert Johnson, Blind Blake, Merle Travis or Muddy Waters. Chet Atkins called Pat one of the greatest fingerpickers in the world today; Leo Kottke called his playing “haunting.” As the guitarist for the Guys All-Star Shoe Band of Minnesota Public Radio's A Prairie Home Companion, Pat got to show off his savvy licks and distinctive original songs to millions of listeners each week.

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Friday, April 19, 2019 - Nina Gerber and Chris Webster

Music fans know Nina Gerber and Chris Webster as two extremely skilled and artful musical talents. Webster's voice is uniquely compelling while Gerber's guitar stylings are beautiful and powerful. Whether presented with folk, country, bluegrass, rock, or blues, Nina is able to fall into leads which have rare reverence for the true feeling of a song, always emphasizing taste over technical display. With originals, tasteful covers, soulful ballads, jazzy tunes and sweet folk; together they're magic!

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Friday, May 17, 2019 – Dave Stamey

Dave Stamey has been a working cowboy, rancher, mule packer and dude wrangler. Presently he is one of the most popular Western entertainers working today. The Western Music Association has seven times voted him Entertainer of the Year and Male Performer of the Year along with five times Songwriter of the Year. Performing songs of the American west, this cowboy has delighted audiences in 23 states.

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