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March, 2020

Sunday
22
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6:00 AM
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We are entering into an area of extreme uncertainty due to the Corona virus pandemic. Public gatherings are being banned, and events are subject to cancellation, including those in this calendar.

Before going to any event, please check with the location and/or the sponsoring organization to be sure the event is going on as scheduled.

I will do my best to continue to report on any cancellations that I am aware of, but I can not be sure to have accurate information in this fast-moving situation.

Best wishes for your good health,
Barry Gorden
Calendar Editor
Sunday
22
Norse Hall Lodge Room - 2nd floor
10:30 AM
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Unchoreographed social waltzing mixing together basic elements of scandinavian, vintage, swing and argentine tango dancing, $4 (free for members of Grieg Lodge). For information, contact Don Harvey 503-334-6587 or donald.cory.harvey(at)gmail.com.
Sunday
22
EaT: an Oyster Bar
11:00 AM
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Nola jazz brunch with live music from Reggie Houston‘s Box of Chocolates with Taeko Yokoyama, Turtle Vandemarr and Tim Acott, Fine sax with strings attached, free. Info: reggiehouston.com/gigs.
Sunday
22
Alberta Street Pub
12:00 PM
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A rotating cast of Portland‘s finest and most danceable swing bands, $6, advance tickets available from Eventbrite (plus service fee), all ages, kids under 12 free. Info: www.albertastreetpub/music.

Mar 15: Sportin‘ Lifers
Mar 22: Pink Lady & The Tramps
Mar 29: The Courtney Freed Five
Apr 5: The Hot Lovin‘ Jazz Babies
Sunday
22
Artichoke Music
12:00 PM
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Every Sunday, hosted by Patrick Connell and Kaden Hurst, $15 drop-in.

Ever wonder what makes a bluegrass jam sound organized and deliberate, like a band, even when it‘s just a casual jam? The essence of bluegrass is informality, but there is something inherently magical about how the players organize, differentiating it from being a twang-heavy song circle.

We cover kick-offs, turnarounds, soloing, and the general principles of leading a song within a group of friends or strangers.

Of course, we always end up learning new material in a session, but the focus is more on what to do with the song once we‘ve learned it, sharpening our ability to play it within a group of other bluegrass musicians, in a way that is compatible with other folks‘ skill sets.

Bring your instrument and an open-mind, and leave with the tools to be a bluegrass champ.
Sunday
22
T.C. O'Leary's Pub
1:00 PM
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Uilleann piper Preston Howard Wilde leads an Irish piping session - it’s a wonderful way to spend a Sunday afternoon!
Sunday
22
Artichoke Music
2:00 PM
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Every Sunday, 2-4 pm, music and songwriting lessons for Armed Forces veterans; guitars are available, drop-in, free. Info: 503-232-8845 or www.artichokemusic.org/calendar
Sunday
22
Ladd Taphouse
2:00 PM
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Every Sunday from 2 to 5 pm, this is an ongoing jam open to all ages and levels, acoustic only. The Ladd Taphouse has a full menu, over 40 taps, and full bar.
Sunday
22
Happy Valley Library Community Room
2:15 PM
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Bluegrass and more, located off Sunnyside Rd. at SE 147th. Look for the signboard on the sidewalk near the library. For information, contact Charlie: mels677(at)aol.com
Sunday
22
Alberta Street Pub
3:00 PM
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A rotating lineup of Portland‘s finest family performers for the kids & showcasing Portland‘s best singer-songwriters for the grown-ups, $8 per walking human, advance tickets available from Eventbrite (plus service fee), all ages. More info: www.albertastreetpub.com/music.

Mar 15: Tallulah‘s Daddy
Mar 22: Mo Phillips and Jessa Campbell
Mar 29: Mo Phillips
Apr 5: The Alphabeticians
Sunday
22
Artichoke Music
3:30 PM
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Every Sunday from Mar 1 to Apr 12, led by Brian Fergus, A ukestra is a ukulele orchestra, and is a fun, low stress and entertaining way to learn to play music together. Our teacher, Brian Fergus, is an experienced conductor, arranger, and performer who will organize Artichoke’s Ukestra for your own level of achievement, $120 for seven sessions, drop-ins $20 per session, pay at the door.

For more info, email ferglow@comcast.net.
Sunday
22
Kennedy School Community Room
4:00 PM
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Community Room (SE Corner of the building), songbooks provided, no experience necessary. Info: www.portlandsacredharp.org or Jessica Beer at jessicabeer(at)gmail.com
Sunday
22
Hostel Cafe
4:00 PM
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Led by Linda Leavitt and Tom Nechville: join us for this high-powered traditional American music featuring vocals, fiddle, banjo, mandolin, guitar and stand up bass.

This will be an advanced/intermediate jam! Listeners are welcome too, free.
Sunday
22
Muddy Rudder Public House
6:00 PM
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Irish music, no cover, 21+.
Sunday
22
Laurelthirst Pub
6:00 PM
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David Reisch (bass) and Turtle VanDemarr (guitar) from the Freak Mountain Rambers bring pals for a rowdy, rootsy Sunday afternoon of song, free, all ages.

Feb 2: special 7 pm start due to Super Bowl.
Sunday
22
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Every Sunday.
Sunday
22
Kells Irish Restaurant + Pub
6:30 PM
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Traditional Irish Pub session, free.
Sunday
22
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Waldo Holland - Robert Owen, Steven Owen, with John Richter, $15, advance tickets available from www.brownpapertickets.com (plus service fee).

Brothers Robert Owen and Steven Owen have been playing music together for 50+ years, with original songwriting throughout those years drawn from family, history, individual experiences, and purely made-up stuff. Robert resides in Portland and volunteers with the local non-profit Soldier Songs and Voices. Steven resides in Northern California and tends to the family cabin in Southern Oregon.

Local Portland songwriter and musician, John Richter, will lend his multi-instrumental talents to the performance. John is a long-time and active member of the Artichoke community, and a talented singer-songwriter in his own right.
Sunday
22
Corkscrew Wine Bar
7:00 PM
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singer-songwriter.
Sunday
22
Spirits Pub
8:30 PM
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Jimmy Russell (guitar, vocals), Steve Kerin (keyboard, vocals), Brian Foxworth (drums, vocals), and David Kahl (bass, vocals), Dan Berkery (guitar, vocals), free.
Sunday
22
Laurelthirst Pub
9:00 PM
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Super supportive showcase for everyone, signup at 8 pm, music at 9 pm, hosted by Taylor Kingman, free.

Feb 16: open mic hosted by Hayley Heynderickx.
Monday
23
KBOO Radio - 90.7 FM
5:30 AM
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Early morning folk music to get your week started, hosted by Diane Hunt.
Monday
23
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6:00 AM
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We are entering into an area of extreme uncertainty due to the Corona virus pandemic. Public gatherings are being banned, and events are subject to cancellation, including those in this calendar.

Before going to any event, please check with the location and/or the sponsoring organization to be sure the event is going on as scheduled.

I will do my best to continue to report on any cancellations that I am aware of, but I can not be sure to have accurate information in this fast-moving situation.

Best wishes for your good health,
Barry Gorden
Calendar Editor
Monday
23
Taborspace
10:00 AM
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Red Yarn weaves folksongs and puppetry into high-energy, interactive shows for family audiences, celebrating the multicultural musical heritage of the USA.
Monday
23
Prosperity Pie Shoppe
10:00 AM
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Mr. Hoo with guitar. ukulele, and kazoo, provides energy, participation and fun, upbeat, gentle rock for kids and their grown-ups. We‘ll be in the back room at Prosperity Pie Shoppe. Plenty of room for the kids to dance, every Monday, $5 per family.
Monday
23
Alberta Street Pub
11:30 AM
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Show 11:30 (doors open at 11), Olive and Dingo perform energetic public "drop in" style shows weekly. We ride magical tall bicycles that we carry around our gear to each event! We are skilled at balloon arts, face painting, musical story telling and our chemistry makes for some goofy moments during a show, $6, advance tickets available from Eventbrite (plus service fee), all ages.

Kids Lunchtime Music features Portland‘s best kids music performers every weekday from 11AM to 12:30PM. Live music, kids menu and more!
Monday
23
The Green House, SE Portland
12:00 PM
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Every Monday, led by Anne Weiss, learn to sing better in a non-judgmental, fun environment, $120 for seven classes, drop-ins welcome, $20 per class. Info: 503-232-8845 or www.artichokemusic.org/calendar
Monday
23
Mississippi Pizza
5:00 PM
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Guitar and ukulele music for toddlers and up with lots of interactive songs.
Monday
23
Artichoke Music
5:30 PM
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Every Monday from Mar 23 through Apr 27, led by Adrian Martin, you will be playing a song by the end of the first class, $90 for six classes.

Please contact me directly with any questions. I‘d love to hear from you. Email: adrian@adrianmartinmusic.com Call: 971-221-8328.

Please contact me directly with any questions. I‘d love to hear from you. Email: adrian{at}adrianmartinmusic.com Call: 971-221-8328.
Monday
23
Alberta Street Pub
6:00 PM
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John Malloy and The Great Unknown:
Michael Kearsey, bass
Matt Snook, Dobro steel and banjo
Jeff Hudis, drums
John Malloy, guitars.

$5, advance tickets available from Eventbrite (plus service fee), no refunds, all ages.
Monday
23
Artichoke Music
6:00 PM
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Every Monday from Mar 23 through Apr 27, led by Adrian Martin, strumming patterns, bass lines, and other fun guitar sounds (if you know basic chords), $120 for six classes.

Please contact me directly with any questions. I‘d love to hear from you. Email: adrian@adrianmartinmusic.com Call: 971-221-8328.
Monday
23
Artichoke Music
7:00 PM
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Every Monday from Mar 23 through Apr 27, led by Adrian Martin, learn how to jam (all instruments welcome), $120 for six classes.

Please contact me directly with any questions. I‘d love to hear from you. Email: adrian@adrianmartinmusic.com Call: 971-221-8328.
Monday
23
Lake Theater & Cafe
7:00 PM
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7 pm show (doors open at 6 pm), Blues and folk, price varies.

Mar 2: Illegal Smile - The Music of John Prine, $20, VIP table (seats 4) $120.
Mar 9: Trifecta: Lisa Mann, Bre Gregg, Mary Kadderly (w/ Dan Gildea), $15, VIP table (seats 4) $80.
Mar 16: St Patrick‘s with Patrick Lamb Jazz Quintet, $20, VIP table (seats 4) $100.
Mar 23: SONG SPEAK featuring AJ Fullerton with Steve Itterly, Lisa Mann, Rae Gordon, Pat McDougall, $15, VIP table (seats 4) $100.
Mar 30: Muddy Waters Tribute & Dance - Four Trains Runnin‘
with Alan Hager, Mitch Kashmar, Jimi Bott, and Dean Mueller, $10 dance floor, $20 general.
Apr 6: Aaron Meyer Band, $25, VIP table (seats 4) $120.
Monday
23
Mekong Bistro
7:30 PM
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Jimmy Russell (guitar, vocals), Steve Kerin (keyboard, vocals), Brian Foxworth (drums, vocals), and David Kahl (bass, vocals), free.
Monday
23
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Every Monday from Mar 23 through Apr 27, led by Adrian Martin, learn rhythm patterns that are used in countless songs and find out why they work, $120 for six classes. Info: 503-232-8845 or www.artichokemusic.org/calendar

Requirements: You should have the skill to move from chord to chord at a slow to medium tempo. Bring your instrument (and a tuner if you have one).

Please contact me directly with any questions. I‘d love to hear from you. Email: adrian@adrianmartinmusic.com Call: 971-221-8328.
Monday
23
Lenora's Ballroom at Waverly UCC
8:00 PM
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Waltz Eclectic Dance at Lenora‘s Ballroom every Monday night, warm-up on the dance floor 8-8:30 pm. Open dancing from 8:30 - 10:30 pm, $10 for the evening, free for veterans.
Monday
23
Muddy Rudder Public House
8:00 PM
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Doin‘ what it takes, no cover, 21+.
Monday
23
Laurelthirst Pub
9:00 PM
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The finest in local Django Reinhardt-inspired gypsy jazz and swing dance music, free.
Tuesday
24
KBOO Radio - 90.7 FM
5:30 AM
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A spicy mix of folk and acoustic music, much of which is connected to the American south, including (but not limited to) acoustic blues, Texas folk, Cajun, string band & Texas swing, hosted by Diane Karl
Tuesday
24
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6:00 AM
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We are entering into an area of extreme uncertainty due to the Corona virus pandemic. Public gatherings are being banned, and events are subject to cancellation, including those in this calendar.

Before going to any event, please check with the location and/or the sponsoring organization to be sure the event is going on as scheduled.

I will do my best to continue to report on any cancellations that I am aware of, but I can not be sure to have accurate information in this fast-moving situation.

Best wishes for your good health,
Barry Gorden
Calendar Editor
Tuesday
24
KMUZ Radio - 88.5 FM & 100.7 FM
10:00 AM
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Music from the seven Celtic nations from musicians throughout the world. Hosts Ann and Beth, members of the Céilí of the Valley Society, create weekly themes from Celtic music, culture and history. Special programs introduce Celtic musicians performing locally; weekly Celtic calendars showcase area music, dance and cultural events. The show airs Friday nights from 7 to 8 PM on 100.7 & 88.5 FM, and rebroadcasts Tuesday mornings at 10 am. If you can’t listen on the radio you can stream them at kmuz.org/category/celticmusichour

Céilí of the Valley Society is an underwriter of the Celtic Music Hour.
Tuesday
24
Alberta Street Pub
11:30 AM
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Show 11:30 (doors open at 11), Jessa Campbell is an Oregon-based performer who bridges the worlds of music and ecology by enchanting young audiences with the wonders of nature through her songs, $6, advance tickets available from Eventbrite (plus service fee), all ages.

Kids Lunchtime Music features Portland‘s best kids music performers every weekday from 11AM to 12:30PM. Live music, kids menu and more!
Tuesday
24
Norse Hall
5:30 PM
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Grieg Lodge Leikarringen is for ages 6 and up. Beginners and all levels of experience welcome, free. Contact David Champion at norseherodotus(at)hotmail.com or 971-284-4175.
Tuesday
24
Laurelthirst Public House
6:00 PM
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Bluegrass; impeccable musicianship and hard-driving originals, free, all ages.
Tuesday
24
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DANCE WORKSHOP (Every Tuesday) — Irish Céilí Dance, $5 (first class free). Info: ceiliofthevalley(at)gmail.com.

The Ceili of the Valley Society teaches Irish social dance and Scottish country dance classes from 6:30-8:30 p.m. every Tuesday. Beginners and children are welcome. Children are welcome with a responsible adult from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m for beginner dances if they are able to listen and follow instructions. Recommended age is seven or older. More advanced dances will be taught starting at 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday
24
Swaha Studios
6:30 PM
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Anne Weiss leads a class and choir rolled into one, $20 per class or $110 for seven classes, $55 for students under 18. Learn more at anneweiss.com or register at www.artichokemusic.com.
Tuesday
24
Mekong Bistro
7:00 PM
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Lesson 7 pm, dancing 7:30-10 pm, new songs, bluesy tunes, and sweat-inducing favorites. Swampy soul & rock n roll in the Zydeco tradition, oh yeah, $12 CZ members/$15 general, all ages.
Tuesday
24
McMenamins Rock Creek Tavern
7:00 PM
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Bluegrass and associated music, bluegrass instruments only; leave your song books and tab at home please. Info: Tim Howell at 503-208-1874 or timhowell74(at)gmail.com
Tuesday
24
Hostel Cafe
7:00 PM
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Come for free live music in the Hostel Cafe This awesome event draws tons of people each week and features a touring or local artist each and every Tuesday. Please come down and check out our singer song writer sets and enjoy some Portland-made brews and locally sourced foods while you do it!
Tuesday
24
Alberta Rose Theatre
7:30 PM
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Show 7:30 pm /(doors open at 6:30), On A Winter’s Night – featuring Cheryl Wheeler, Christine Lavin, Patty Larkin, John Gorka and Cliff Eberhardt, $38 advance/$57 preferred (seating in the first 7 rows of the center section)/$45 door, advance tickets do not include convenience or handling fees, minors ok when accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Tuesday
24
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Christopher Worth curates and hosts this weekly event for singer-songwriters. The first part of the night showcases artists playing a couple songs each, then a featured artist closes out the night with a longer set. It’s a great listening room environment and all are welcome, all ages for the first hour, 21+ after 9 pm.

To be considered for performing, contact: https://www.facebook.com/groups/theatlantisunderground/
Wednesday
25
KBOO Radio - 90.7 FM
5:30 AM
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Traditional and contemporary folk music, hosted by John Risley
Wednesday
25
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6:00 AM
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We are entering into an area of extreme uncertainty due to the Corona virus pandemic. Public gatherings are being banned, and events are subject to cancellation, including those in this calendar.

Before going to any event, please check with the location and/or the sponsoring organization to be sure the event is going on as scheduled.

I will do my best to continue to report on any cancellations that I am aware of, but I can not be sure to have accurate information in this fast-moving situation.

Best wishes for your good health,
Barry Gorden
Calendar Editor
Wednesday
25
Village Ballroom
10:00 AM
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Join Red Yarn & the Critters at Village Ballroom most every Wednesday morning of the school year to sing, dance & experience the joy of community! Red Yarn weaves folksongs and puppetry into high-energy, interactive shows for family audiences, celebrating the multicultural musical heritage of the USA, suggested donation $10-20/family.
Wednesday
25
Taborspace
10:00 AM
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Mo Phillips writes kids songs from his secret ninja laboratory in the Portland, Oregon area, held in the sanctuary.
Wednesday
25
Alberta Street Pub
11:30 AM
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Show 11:30 (doors open at 11), Mo Phillips writes kids songs from his secret ninja laboratory in the Portland, Oregon area, $6, advance tickets available from Eventbrite (plus service fee), all ages.

Kids Lunchtime Music features Portland‘s best kids music performers every weekday from 11AM to 12:30PM. Live music, kids menu and more!
Wednesday
25
Swaha Studios
12:00 PM
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Every Wednesday, led by Anne Weiss, learn 2,3, even 4-part harmonies and to how hold on to your own part, $120 for seven classes, drop-ins welcome, $20 per class. Info: 503-232-8845 or www.artichokemusic.org/calendar.
Wednesday
25
Santa Fe Taqueria
5:00 PM
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Mr. Ben will entertain, kids eat free.
Wednesday
25
Laurelthirst Pub
6:00 PM
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An all-star band celebrating the music and legacy of Jimmy Boyer (Jessie Spero, Lynn Conover, Steve James, Turtle VanDemarr), free.

Mar 18: with Pete Krebs
Mar 25:with guest Taylor Kingman
Wednesday
25
Strum Guitars
7:00 PM
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Kim and the Perfect Gentlemen (winners of the 2019 Cascade Blues Association Muddy Award for Best New Blues Act) are excited about returning to Strum Guitars. Listen to some world-class blues, savor a killer assortment of microbrews, and shop for vintage guitars and amps.
Wednesday
25
Members' Homes
7:30 PM
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Learner-friendly jam session focused on old-time, folk, and acoustic blues, held in members‘ homes, all instruments and ability levels welcome. For more info, contact Steve Bleiler at bleilers{at}pdx.edu.
Wednesday
25
Corkscrew Wine Bar
8:00 PM
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Accordion,voice,beatbox, loops - her smartly wacky songs sound like a mad hatter’s European gypsy tea party with a hip hop attitude.
Wednesday
25
Alberta Rose Theatre
8:00 PM
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Show 8 pm (doors open at 7), the finest traditional Irish music group in the world brings their magic to the Rose, $25 advance/$45 preferred (first 7 rows in the center section - available in advance only)/$35 door, minors OK when accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Advance tickets do not include convenience or handling fees.
Wednesday
25
Spirits Pub
8:30 PM
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Jimmy Russell (guitar, vocals), Steve Kerin (keyboard, vocals), Brian Foxworth (drums, vocals), and David Kahl (bass, vocals), Dan Berkery (guitar, vocals), free.
Thursday
26
KBOO Radio - 90.7 FM
5:30 AM
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Traditional American music: folk and traditional musics from a variety of sources including early country recordings from the 20s and 30s, hosted by Jonathan Lay.

Thursday
26
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6:00 AM
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We are entering into an area of extreme uncertainty due to the Corona virus pandemic. Public gatherings are being banned, and events are subject to cancellation, including those in this calendar.

Before going to any event, please check with the location and/or the sponsoring organization to be sure the event is going on as scheduled.

I will do my best to continue to report on any cancellations that I am aware of, but I can not be sure to have accurate information in this fast-moving situation.

Best wishes for your good health,
Barry Gorden
Calendar Editor
Thursday
26
Alberta Street Pub
11:30 AM
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Show 11:30 (doors open at 11), Tallulah‘s Daddy plays fun, energetic, interactive acoustic music for kids and families, $6, advance tickets available from Eventbrite (plus service fee), all ages.

Kids Lunchtime Music features Portland‘s best kids music performers every weekday. Live music, kids menu and more!,

Thursday
26
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Come join us for a weekly bluegrass jam, hosted by Rich Landar of The Hillwilliams. We‘ll be playing in a picker‘s circle where everyone can play as much as they‘d like. Bluegrass instrumentation preferred but any acoustic instruments are welcome. All levels of pickers and singers can join in at this friendly, no pressure jam session, free, all ages.
Thursday
26
Hostel Café
7:00 PM
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Every Thursday at the Northwest Portland Hostel in the Hostel Cafe, free, no purchase necessary.

We love sharing traditional music with the world! Check out local and traveling musicians playing old time American music. Improv jamming and renditions of customary favorites enliven the Hostel Cafe from 7-10pm every Thursday. All are welcome!

Banjo, fiddle, guitar, mandolin and many other great instruments will accompany our American classics menu and local brews served in the Hostel Cafe.
Thursday
26
Winona Grange #271
7:00 PM
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Every Thursday, 7-9 pm, drop-in class, beginners always welcome, $5 per person (12+).
Thursday
26
Artichoke Music
7:00 PM
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Every Other Thursday, hosted by Collectivo de Son Jarocho de Portland, free.

El Colectivo Son Jarocho de Portland (CSJP) es un proyecto dedicado a difundir el aprendizaje y la práctica comunitaria del son jarocho, música tradicional del sur de Veracruz. CSJP is dedicated to promote learning and the community practice of son jarocho, music from southern Veracruz, México.
Thursday
26
Artichoke Music
7:00 PM
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Every 2nd & 4th Thursday, 7 pm (doors open at 6:30), hosted by Jon Lee, features a different theme each fortnight, $5 donation at the door, beer, wine, sparkling water, tea, and light snacks available at the bar.

Mar 12: The 51%: Tribute to Women
Mar 26: The Beatles
Thursday
26
Kennedy School Community Room
7:00 PM
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Community Room (SE corner of the building), songbooks provided, no experience necessary. Info: www.portlandsacredharp.org or Jessica Beer at jessicabeer(at)gmail.com
Thursday
26
The Moon and Sixpence Pub
9:00 PM
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Gabrielle Macrae and Barry Southern play raging old time fiddle tunes, bluegrass, country and original songs, acoustically, casually, and unamplified in the corner - with the Horsenecks full band, sometimes with guests, on the last Thursday of every month, free, 21+.
Friday
27
KBOO Radio - 90.7 FM
5:30 AM
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Featuring the best in traditional and contemporary folk and roots music, with a focus on new releases and vintage favorites, hosted by Dan Shramek (every 2nd and 4th Friday, alternates with Lark in the Morning).
Friday
27
Two Sisters Play Cafe
11:00 AM
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Mr. Hoo, with guitar. ukulele, and kazoo, provides energy and participation, every 2nd and 4th Friday, $2 for one child, $3 for 2, $5 for three, adults free.
Friday
27
Alberta Street Pub
11:30 AM
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Show 11:30 (doors open at 11), Kelli Welli - Writing songs and stories for kids and the people who love them, $6, advance tickets available from Eventbrite (plus service fee), all ages.

Kids Lunchtime Music features Portland‘s best kids music performers every weekday. Live music, kids menu and more!
Friday
27
White Eagle Saloon (McMenamins)
4:00 PM
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Roots rock, blues, and Americana, free, all ages.
Friday
27
Mississippi Pizza
5:00 PM
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Zazzy Zoe & Mr Ben present a fun and upbeat show for children and adults every Friday.
Friday
27
Laurelthirst Pub
6:00 PM
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Journey through exotic lands with this fiddle-driven caravan of Jazz Manouche, Balkan, Klezmer, Sephardic & original soul music all spiced with an original Texas fiddle twist, free.
Friday
27
KMUZ Radio - 88.5 FM & 100.7 FM
7:00 PM
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Music from the seven Celtic nations from musicians throughout the world. Hosts Ann and Beth, members of the Céilí of the Valley Society, create weekly themes from Celtic music, culture and history. Special programs introduce Celtic musicians performing locally; weekly Celtic calendars showcase area music, dance and cultural events. The show airs Friday nights from 7 to 8 PM on 100.7 & 88.5 FM, and rebroadcasts Tuesday mornings at 10 am. If you can’t listen on the radio you can stream them at kmuz.org/category/celticmusichour

Céilí of the Valley Society is an underwriter of the Celtic Music Hour.
Friday
27
Menucha Retreat and Conference Center
7:00 PM
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*****Portland FolkMusic Society Event***
Portland FolkMusic Society presents the 35th Annual Singtime Frolics, a weekend of folk singing and instrumental music. This year‘s guest artist is Beth Wood. Held at Menucha Retreat and Conference Center, 38711 E Historic Columbia River Highway, Corbett, less than an hour from Portland, with views of the Columbia Gorge. Warm comfortable rooms. Register at portlandfolkmusic.org/singtime.php.
Friday
27
Nordia House
7:30 PM
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The Nordic Fiddlers Bloc is a fiddle trio that masterfully blends the traditions of Norway, Sweden and the Shetland Islands, $20 Nordic Northwest (NNW) members/$25 non-members.

Olav Luksengård Mjelva (Norway), fiddle and hardanger fiddle
Anders Hall (Sweden), fiddle and viola
Kevin Henderson (Shetland Islands), fiddle

Friday
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Artichoke Music
7:30 PM
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Every Friday, 7:30 pm (doors open at 7), singer-songwriter performances: four acts performing 30-minute sets, admission $5.

Mar 13
Patrick Tovat - View from a careful observer
John Graham - Finger-style, acoustic blues
John Anderson, Lily Dunham with John Richter - The Paper Portraits

Mar 20
Kray Van Kirk - The Midnight Commander
LBJ - Robert, John and Larry
Meander - Guitars, banjos, harmonies, melancholy
Wolves and Wolves - Bluesy vocals + melodic bass

Mar 27
Tx Trumbo - Spiritual-political ozark folk
Helen (Chaya) Friedman - Poetic, heartfelt and introspective
Thom Lyons - Transatlantic singer-songwriter
Sophie and Tim - Favorite covers and originals

Apr 3
Do Mi Stauber - Americana soul
Sheri Nicole Proffit - Blues folk
Robin Greene Jacobs - Indie folk blues with a twist
Betsy Langston - The heart of a quirky introvert
Friday
27
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Modern English country dance for all, 7:30 pm, newcomers encouraged to come at 7:15 and introduce yourself to the caller for assistance, dance shoes only on the maple floorboards, please, $10 non-members, $8 members, $7 students & seniors.

Jan 17: music by Marjorie Millner, Brooke Bubna, Sean Nolan, caller Cynthia Stenger
Jan 24: music by Damsel, caller David Macemon
Jan 31: music by Richard Scher, Lisa Zweben, Sean Nolan, caller Cynthia Stenger
Feb 7: music by Lisa Scott, George Penk, Erik Weberg, caller Orly Krasner (NY)
Feb 14: music by Carl Thor, Ron Dann, Alan Rutherford, caller David Macemon
Feb 21: music by Heather Pinney and George Penk, caller Laura Hatch
Feb 28: music by Austen City Limits, caller Brooke Friendly
Mar 6: music by Marjorie Millner, Brooke Bubna, Sean Nolan, caller David Macemon
****A Cascade Promenade Event****
Mar 13: music by Lisa Scott, Elke Baker, caller Cynthia Stenger
Mar 20: music by Richard Scher, Ellen Hansen, caller Erik Weberg
Mar 27: music by Laura Kuhlman, Jon Neff + friends, caller Ric Goldman
Apr 3: music by Lisa Scott, Ellen Hansen, Leslie Hirsch + Fred Nussbaum, caller Nan Evans
Apr 10: music by Fine Companions, caller David Macemon
Apr 17: music by Richard Scher, Lisa Zweben, Laura Kuhlman, Jon Neff, caller Ric Goldman
Apr 24: music by Austen City Limits, caller Brooke Friendly
Friday
27
Muddy Rudder Public House
8:00 PM
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Rhythm, jive, swing, reefer tunes, jump blues, boogie woogie -- it‘s all here, free, 21+ after 9 pm.
Saturday
28
KBOO Radio - 90.7 FM
6:00 AM
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Every Saturday, 6 to 9 am, hosted by: Molly Campbell, Wayne Johnson, Gary Baysinger, Mary Rondthaler, music in the country style, including western & western swing, cowboy & country blues, country folk, bluegrass, rockabilly, hillbilly, Americana, and honky tonk.

1st Saturday -Molly - Vintage tunes spun from vinyl LP‘s.

2nd Saturday: Wayne and Kathy - Variety of country, western, western swing, country folk, country blues, bluegrass, rockabilly and Americana.

3rd Saturday: Gary Baysinger - Countrypolitan blues - A mix of Eastern Philosophy and Western Swing. The yin, the yang and the do-si-do.
Saturday
28
Menucha Retreat and Conference Center
8:00 AM
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*****Portland FolkMusic Society Event***
Portland FolkMusic Society presents the 35th Annual Singtime Frolics, a weekend of folk singing and instrumental music. This year‘s guest artist is Beth Wood. Held at Menucha Retreat and Conference Center, 38711 E Historic Columbia River Highway, Corbett, less than an hour from Portland, with views of the Columbia Gorge. Warm comfortable rooms. Register at portlandfolkmusic.org/singtime.php.
Saturday
28
KBOO Radio - 90.7 FM
9:00 AM
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Every Saturday, 9 am to noon, the best of traditional and contemporary bluegrass and old time music, and information about local shows and festivals!

First Saturday: Rachel and Justin

Second Saturday: Dave Elliott

3rd Saturday: Gareth Jenkins

4th Saturday: Ian Joel

5th Saturday: Phil Hodgen
Saturday
28
Fleur de Lis Bakery & Cafe
10:30 AM
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Sophisticated folk music on guitar, ukulele, mandolin, and violin while you enjoy your weekend brunch.
Saturday
28
Laurelthirst Pub
12:00 PM
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Just pickin‘ and singin‘ good old fashioned bluegrass, free, all ages.
Saturday
28
Artichoke Music
2:00 PM
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Fourth Saturday of every month, with John Richter, sing a bunch of great songs and make beautiful harmony with new and old friends, $5.
Saturday
28
Mississippi Pizza
5:00 PM
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Energetic songs and stories for the whole family; rotating performers.

Feb 29: Paper Tooth
Mar 7: Tallulah‘s Daddy
Mar 14: Pointed Man Band
Mar 21: Micah & Me
Mar 28: The Alphabeticians
Saturday
28
KBOO Radio - 90.7 FM
5:00 PM
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Every Saturday, hosted by Tom Wendt, urban and country blues with R&B, soul, jazz, zydeco and classic rock.
Saturday
28
Laurelthirst Pub
6:00 PM
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Dusty, road-worn western original songs, played by a rowdy roots-rock band, free.
Saturday
28
Alberta Street Pub
6:00 PM
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His smooth and smoky vocal quality along with his gospel approach sets him apart, $6 suggested donation.
Saturday
28
Strum Guitars
7:00 PM
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Blues, early jazz, ragtime.
Saturday
28
Muddy Rudder Public House
7:30 PM
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Acoustic blues and Americana, no cover, 21+. Info: jamesclem.com.

Mar 28: Jeff Masters will be joining me on harmonica.
Saturday
28
Village School Gym
7:30 PM
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2nd & 4th Saturday, potluck 5:30 pm (potluck will be at 5:30 pm at a contra dancer‘s home - NOT at the dance venue), lesson at 7, dance at 7:30, sliding scale admission: $6-10 members, $8-10 general.

Jan 11: music by The End Effects, caller Deb Comly
Jan 25: music by Bandwidth, caller Laurel Thomas
Feb 8: music by Breakers Yard, caller Woody Lane
Feb 22: music by Huckleberry Jam, caller Karen Olsen
****A Cascade Promenade Event****
Mar 13: (Friday) music by Heliotrope, caller Gwen Rousseau
Mar 28: music by The Nettles, caller Michael Karcher
Apr 11: music by Gabe Schliffer and Sugar Pine, caller William Watson
Apr 25: music by The Luddite Ramblers, caller Susan Michaels
May 9: music by Countercurrent, caller Lindsey Dono
Saturday
28
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The Swing & Standards Jazz Band plays standards, swing, show tunes, romantic melodies, jazz, melodic jazz and blues - classic songs with heart and soul, $15, advance tickets available from www.brownpapertickets.com (plus service fee).

Bill Coones, vocals, upright bass
Duncan Branom, drums
Dan Donahue, piano
Jason Goose Gersing, Saxophone
Saturday
28
Fulton Park Community Center
8:00 PM
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7:30 pm lesson, 8 pm dance, $6-15 sliding scale. Info: portlandcountrydance.org.
Saturday
28
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Jazz guitar
Saturday
28
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Show 8 pm (doors open at 7), David Jacobs-Strain + Christopher Worth • Haley Johnsen DUAL CD RELEASE! David and Christopher release their new EP tonight, and so does Haley,
$15 advance/$30 preferred (first 7 rows in the center section – available in advance only)/$20 door, minors OK when accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Advance tickets do not include convenience or handling fees.
Saturday
28
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Nathaniel Talbot has honed an approach to songwriting and storytelling driven by his complex, yet delicate, fingerstyle guitar work, which earned him a distinct place in the northwest folk scene.

Often billed as an acoustic jazz guitarist, Eric Skye actually occupies a unique niche between traditional acoustic music, modal jazz, folk, and blues.

Jamie Stillway has been quietly establishing herself as one of the top acoustic fingerstyle guitarists of her generation.

$10, advance tickets available from Eventbrite (plus service fee), no refunds, 21+.

Sunday
29
Menucha Retreat and Conference Center
8:00 AM
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Portland FolkMusic Society presents the 35th Annual Singtime Frolics, a weekend of folk singing and instrumental music. This year‘s guest artist is Beth Wood. Held at Menucha Retreat and Conference Center, 38711 E Historic Columbia River Highway, Corbett, less than an hour from Portland, with views of the Columbia Gorge. Warm comfortable rooms. Register at portlandfolkmusic.org/singtime.php.
Sunday
29
Norse Hall Main Ballroom
10:30 AM
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10:30 to 11:30 Introduction to Waltz: lesson by Uwe Hessinger and Colleen Suzanne.

11:30 to 2:30pm: Eclectic dance music, DJ Dennis Myers
$15 for dance, brunch and lesson, $12 for brunch and dance.

A selection of waltzes played on the piano by Gene Freeheart.

Come enjoy the best dance floor in Portland, a welcoming atmosphere, a lesson that has become a Sunday morning ritual.
Sunday
29
Norse Hall Lodge Room - 2nd floor
10:30 AM
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Unchoreographed social waltzing mixing together basic elements of scandinavian, vintage, swing and argentine tango dancing, $4 (free for members of Grieg Lodge). For information, contact Don Harvey 503-334-6587 or donald.cory.harvey(at)gmail.com.
Sunday
29
EaT: an Oyster Bar
11:00 AM
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Nola jazz brunch with live music from Reggie Houston‘s Box of Chocolates with Taeko Yokoyama, Turtle Vandemarr and Tim Acott, Fine sax with strings attached, free. Info: reggiehouston.com/gigs.
Sunday
29
Alberta Street Pub
12:00 PM
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A rotating cast of Portland‘s finest and most danceable swing bands, $6, advance tickets available from Eventbrite (plus service fee), all ages, kids under 12 free. Info: www.albertastreetpub/music.

Mar 15: Sportin‘ Lifers
Mar 22: Pink Lady & The Tramps
Mar 29: The Courtney Freed Five
Apr 5: The Hot Lovin‘ Jazz Babies
Sunday
29
Laurelthirst Pub
12:00 PM
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An all-acoustic, boot-stompin‘ band featuring a mean banjo and a rockin‘ guitar - throw in more strings, some brass, and a washboard, free, all ages.
Sunday
29
Artichoke Music
12:00 PM
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Every Sunday, hosted by Patrick Connell and Kaden Hurst, $15 drop-in.

Ever wonder what makes a bluegrass jam sound organized and deliberate, like a band, even when it‘s just a casual jam? The essence of bluegrass is informality, but there is something inherently magical about how the players organize, differentiating it from being a twang-heavy song circle.

We cover kick-offs, turnarounds, soloing, and the general principles of leading a song within a group of friends or strangers.

Of course, we always end up learning new material in a session, but the focus is more on what to do with the song once we‘ve learned it, sharpening our ability to play it within a group of other bluegrass musicians, in a way that is compatible with other folks‘ skill sets.

Bring your instrument and an open-mind, and leave with the tools to be a bluegrass champ.
Sunday
29
T.C. O'Leary's Pub
1:00 PM
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Uilleann piper Preston Howard Wilde leads an Irish piping session - it’s a wonderful way to spend a Sunday afternoon!
Sunday
29
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A master class for all levels, led by GRAMMY winners, Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer, $40.

Music is fun, but even more fun when you increase your skill level. The better you sound, the more encouraged you are to keep on playing and improve. Together, they will present an inspiring session including stories and a set of tools, practice tips and philosophies that will help you bring your playing to the next level.

If you have questions in advance you like covered, you may email them to info(at)cathymarcy.
Sunday
29
Artichoke Music
2:00 PM
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Every Sunday, 2-4 pm, music and songwriting lessons for Armed Forces veterans; guitars are available, drop-in, free. Info: 503-232-8845 or www.artichokemusic.org/calendar
Sunday
29
Ladd Taphouse
2:00 PM
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Every Sunday from 2 to 5 pm, this is an ongoing jam open to all ages and levels, acoustic only. The Ladd Taphouse has a full menu, over 40 taps, and full bar.
Sunday
29
Strum Guitars
2:00 PM
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Mary hosts acoustic blues jam for singers, players of harmonicas, guitars, basses, mandolins and more - all welcome!
Sunday
29
Artichoke Music
2:45 PM
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A hands-on workshop for those who play, and welcomes anyone who is simply intrigued by the old time banjo, led by Cathy Fink, $40.

Along with demo and discussion, individual attention will be given to help participants improve tone and technique. Cathy will demonstrate practice drills and exercises. Learn how to create embellishments to banjo tunes and songs. We will also learn a tune to play together. It will be taught in a simple arrangement for beginners and more complex arrangement for more advanced players.
Sunday
29
Alberta Street Pub
3:00 PM
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A rotating lineup of Portland‘s finest family performers for the kids & showcasing Portland‘s best singer-songwriters for the grown-ups, $8 per walking human, advance tickets available from Eventbrite (plus service fee), all ages. More info: www.albertastreetpub.com/music.

Mar 15: Tallulah‘s Daddy
Mar 22: Mo Phillips and Jessa Campbell
Mar 29: Mo Phillips
Apr 5: The Alphabeticians
Sunday
29
Mark's On The Channel
3:00 PM
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This is going to be be a great Sunday afternoon blues party with waterfront dining. My good buddy and harmonica whiz Jeff Masters is visiting from Los Angeles and this will be a solid three hours of high energy acoustic blues. Jeff and I played together for many years in Southern California in our trio Tobacco Road and have a huge songbook of Chicago and Mississippi blues. Info: http://www.jamesclem.com
Sunday
29
Artichoke Music
3:30 PM
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Every Sunday from Mar 1 to Apr 12, led by Brian Fergus, A ukestra is a ukulele orchestra, and is a fun, low stress and entertaining way to learn to play music together. Our teacher, Brian Fergus, is an experienced conductor, arranger, and performer who will organize Artichoke’s Ukestra for your own level of achievement, $120 for seven sessions, drop-ins $20 per session, pay at the door.

For more info, email ferglow@comcast.net.
Sunday
29
Hostel Cafe
4:00 PM
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Led by Linda Leavitt and Tom Nechville: join us for this high-powered traditional American music featuring vocals, fiddle, banjo, mandolin, guitar and stand up bass.

This will be an advanced/intermediate jam! Listeners are welcome too, free.
Sunday
29
Muddy Rudder Public House
6:00 PM
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Irish music, no cover, 21+.
Sunday
29
Laurelthirst Pub
6:00 PM
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David Reisch (bass) and Turtle VanDemarr (guitar) from the Freak Mountain Rambers bring pals for a rowdy, rootsy Sunday afternoon of song, free, all ages.

Feb 2: special 7 pm start due to Super Bowl.
Sunday
29
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Every Sunday.
Sunday
29
Kells Irish Restaurant + Pub
6:30 PM
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Traditional Irish Pub session, free.
Sunday
29
Artichoke Music
7:00 PM
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Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer are an eclectic folk festival on their own terms. Their superb harmonies are backed by instrumental virtuosity on the guitar, five-string banjo, ukulele, mandolin and cello-banjo, $15, advance tickets available from brownpapertickets.com (plus service fee).

The duos stories are as engaging as their songs. To hear and see them in an intimate venue such as Artichoke is a real treat.
Sunday
29
Spirits Pub
8:30 PM
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Jimmy Russell (guitar, vocals), Steve Kerin (keyboard, vocals), Brian Foxworth (drums, vocals), and David Kahl (bass, vocals), Dan Berkery (guitar, vocals), free.
Sunday
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Laurelthirst Pub
9:00 PM
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Super supportive showcase for everyone, signup at 8 pm, music at 9 pm, hosted by Taylor Kingman, free.

Feb 16: open mic hosted by Hayley Heynderickx.
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