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January, 2020

Sunday
19
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
19
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
19
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
19
Artichoke Music
11:00 AM
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Every Sunday from Jan 19 through Feb 9, led by Tim Dawdy, the basic Dobro© Soloing class is designed to teach students to play the Resonator guitar, played lap style, and improve soloing skills. This is the perfect class if you are ready to advance your Dobro playing. We will learn melody playing and improvising. We will start with simple familiar songs, concentrating on clear melody lines and good technique. We will explore scales and apply the scales to improvisation in every class, $80 for four classes.
Sunday
19
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.
Jan 12: Hot July
Jan 19: Sportin‘ Lifers
Jan 26: Pink Lady & The Tramps
Feb 2: The Hot Lovin‘ Jazz Babies
Feb 9: Hot July
Feb 16: Sportin‘ Lifers
Feb 23: Pink Lady & The Tramps
Sunday
19
Laurelthirst Pub
12:00 PM
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Local purveyors of Django-style gipsy jazz and swing band music!, free, all ages.
Sunday
19
Mississippi Pizza Pub
1:30 PM
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++++Official Old Time Music Gathering Event++++

Hosted by Brooks Masten, sign up for the Cabaret on Saturday at the Portland Old Time Gathering Merch table in the 2nd Floor Crystal Room East, free, all ages.

Sunday
19
Tiffany Center + other venues
(see separate listings for events at other venues)
1:30 PM
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Concerts, square dances, workshops, jams, etc. featuring Artist-In-Residence Bruce Molsky., plus Reeb Willms & Caleb Klauder, Laurel Bliss and Cliff Perry, Tatiana Hargreaves and Sonia Badigian, Leela Grace, The Horsenecks, The Waysiders, Portland Sacred Harp, and many others, many events free, wristbands required for evening concerts and workshops at Tiffany Center. Full schedule available at http://bubbaguitar.com/gathering/2020-schedule/.
Sunday
19
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Songbooks provided, no exp necessary. Info: website or Jessica Beer at jessicabeer(at)gmail.com
Sunday
19
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
19
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
19
Artichoke Music
2:00 PM
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led by Mark Bosnian, a monthly community sing-along gathering, $10. Info: www.artichokemusic.org/calendar
Sunday
19
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.

Feb 16: Tallulah‘s Daddy
Feb 23: Mo Phillips & Jessa Campbell
Mar 1: Pointed Man Band
Mar 8: Red Yarn
Mar 15: Tallulah‘s Daddy
Mar 22: Mo Phillips and Jessa Campbell
Mar 29: Mo Phillips
Sunday
19
Artichoke Music
3:30 PM
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Every Sunday from Jan 12 to Feb 16, except Feb 2, 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, $80 for five sessions.

Two Options for Registration:

Preferred: register in advance—the best approach is to commit yourself to all five sessions—Brian will send you all the parts to a sprightly piece that we’ll polish over the first five sessions. The most economic option.

Drop-ins welcome…maybe you’re not sure? Come check it out! Twenty dollars per session. Pay at the door.

for more info, email ferglow@comcast.net.
Sunday
19
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
19
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Old-time blues, every Sunday, free.

Sunday
19
Blue Diamond
6:00 PM
Sunday
19
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This talented trio will entertain you with danceable, funky, bluesy and colorful tunes all afternoon, $6 at the door.
Sunday
19
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
19
Muddy Rudder Public House
6:00 PM
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Irish music, no cover, 21+.
Sunday
19
Corkscrew Wine Bar
7:00 PM
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Bluegrass violin with Annie Staninec, free.
Sunday
19
Village Ballroom
7:00 PM
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3rd Sunday, $7-15 sliding scale at the door, kids are free. No dancing experience necessary. Info: www.bubbaguitar.com.

Jan 19 event related to Old Time Music Gathering, but not an official event.
Jan 19: Music by Cully Cutups and Steam Machine, caller Rina Rossi.
February 16: Music by Stickpile. Gender-neutral calling by Andy Grummon and one other person TBA.
Mar 15: Music by Rats Gone to Rest, callers TBA.
Apr 19: Music by the Pork Belly Futures, callers TBA.
May 17: Music by the Yard Art Ensemble, callers TBA, Gender-neutral calling.
Sunday
19
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With dancers Lillie Last, Christina Lorentz, and cantaora Randa BenAziz, $20 advance/$25 at the door. Advance tickets from www.brownpapertickets.com (plus service fee).

Sunday
19
The Old Church
7:30 PM
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Show at 7:30 pm (doors open at 6:30), hosted by Jack “Yankl” Falk (Carpathian-Pacific Express) with featured performer GEOFF BERNER from Vancouver, BC (Brivele from Seattle opens), $12 advance/ $15 day of show, advance tickets available from Eventbrite (plus service fee), all ages, bar with ID, all sales are final.
Sunday
19
Spare Room
8:00 PM
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He‘s passionate about the blues and keeping true to the tradition, free, 21+.
Sunday
19
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.
Sunday
19
The Moon and Sixpence
9:00 PM
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Related but not official Old Time Gathering event, free, 21+.
Monday
20
Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday
Monday
20
KBOO Radio - 90.7 FM
5:30 AM
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Early morning folk music to get your week started, hosted by Ed Mellnik.
Monday
20
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
20
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
20
Mississippi Pizza
5:00 PM
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Guitar and ukulele music for toddlers and up with lots of interactive songs.
Monday
20
Artichoke Music
5:30 PM
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Every Monday from Jan 20 through Feb 24, 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
20
Artichoke Music
6:00 PM
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Every Monday from Jan 20 through Feb 24, 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
20
Artichoke Music
7:00 PM
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Every Monday from Nov 4 through Dec 21, led by Adrian Martin, learn how to jam (all instruments welcome), $120 for seven classes.

Please contact me directly with any questions. I‘d love to hear from you. Email: adrian@adrianmartinmusic.com Call: 971-221-8328.
Monday
20
Nordia House
7:00 PM
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Live music, warm-up dancing 7-7:15 pm, lessons 7:15-8:15 pm, with open request dancing to 9:30 pm, $7 each night/$100 yearly membership starting in October (pro-rated after Jan 1). There is a student discount (up to age 25).

For more information, call Jerry or Veronica Newgard at 503-636-7509.
Monday
20
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:
Music Mondays: 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
20
House Concert
7:30 PM
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Concert at 7:30 pm (potluck at 6:30), SVER play epic Nordic folk music with relentless energy and seductive spark - Olav Luksengård Mjelva (fiddle and hardanger fiddle), Anders Hall (fiddle and viola), Leif Ingvar Ranøien (diatonic accordion), Adam Johansson (guitar), Jens Linell (drums and percussion), “Suggested donation” is $20-$25 In general ~ pay what you can. All income levels welcome.

To RSVP for a concert or to ask questions, you can use the form on the website or send an email to abbiew(at)froggie.com.
Monday
20
The Old Church
7:30 PM
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Presented by Fear No Music, show at 7:30 pm (doors open at 6:45), $20 advance/$25 door/students and seniors $10 advance/$15 door ($0.75 service charge per ticket for all credit card orders). For more info: http://www.fearnomusic.org

“Fear No Music’s annual Locally Sourced Sounds concert, experiences its sixth iteration showcasing music by composers living and working in the region of Oregon and southwest Washington. Music by Allen Skirvin, Li Tao, Jake Safirstein, Kirsten Volness, Nicholas Emerson, and Jennifer Wright.
Monday
20
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Every Monday from Jan 20 through Feb 24, 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
20
8:00 PM
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Traditional Irish music on the first and third Mondays of the month, free.
Monday
20
Muddy Rudder Public House
8:00 PM
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Doin‘ what it takes, no cover, 21+.
Monday
20
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
20
Laurelthirst Pub
9:00 PM
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The finest in local Django Reinhardt-inspired gypsy jazz and swing dance music, free.
Tuesday
21
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
21
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
21
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
21
Hillsboro Community Senior Center East Room
1:30 PM
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Use songs, card games, activities, crafts & skills to learn Spanish in this dynamic and fun class. Discover exciting new ways to work and play with this important second language. Adult & Senior.

Cyndi Turtledove, LESTA
Tuesday 1/21 1:30 – 3 pm,
FREE TRIAL – Just Drop In
8958 Tuesday 2/4 – 2/25 1:30 – 3 pm
8960 Tuesday 4/7 – 4/28 1:30 – 3 pm
$40 Senior resident, $60 Senior Non-Resident
$50 Adult Resident, $75 Adult Non-Resident
Tuesday
21
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
21
Mississippi Pizza
5:30 PM
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Jessa plays fun songs for kids.
Tuesday
21
Laurelthirst Public House
6:00 PM
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Bluegrass; impeccable musicianship and hard-driving originals, free, all ages.
Tuesday
21
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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
21
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
21
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
21
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
21
Blue Diamond
8:00 PM
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Portland’s first lady of the blues, no cover.
Tuesday
21
Laurelthirst Pub
9:00 PM
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Taylor Kingman curates a Tuesday showcase of amazing songwriting talent, free, 21+.

Feb 18: The Catnip Brothers (Pete Krebs & Ian Miller)
Feb 25: Drunk on Pines // Mike Coykendall
Wednesday
22
KBOO Radio - 90.7 FM
5:30 AM
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Traditional and contemporary folk music, hosted by John Risley
Wednesday
22
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
22
Mississippi Pizza
11:00 AM
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Matt Lynch provides a family friendly music show for kids of all ages.
Wednesday
22
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
22
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
22
Laurelthirst Pub
7:00 PM
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The Minus 5 is an American pop rock/indie rock band, free.

Members: Scott McCaughey, Bill Rieflin, Ken Stringfellow, Glenn Kotche, Casey Neill, Jim Sangster.
Wednesday
22
Alberta Street Pub
7:00 PM
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Zydeco dance lesson 7 pm, live music 7:30 - 10 pm, Jesse Young, Mike Danner, Jennifer Smieja, Greg Hyatt, and Brian Foxworth serve up another dynamite night of swampy soul and rock n roll. Let‘s dance! $15 general/ $12 Cascade Zydeco members, 21+ after 8:30 pm.
Thursday
23
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
23
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
23
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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
23
Mississippi Pizza
5:30 PM
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Every Thursday, and joined by Mo Phillips every second Thursday. Closed for the holiday on Nov 28 (Thanksgiving).
Thursday
23
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Hosted by Catfish Lou‘s and Reggie Houston, $5 at the door.
Thursday
23
Laurelthirst Pub
6:00 PM
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Good songs played with high energy, deep roots, and an unpretentious sense of fun, free. Info: 503-232-1504 or https://laurelthirst.com/events.
Thursday
23
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
23
EaT: an Oyster Bar
7:00 PM
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Old-time blues and Nawlins food, no cover. Info:
www.stevecheseborough.com
Thursday
23
Kennedy School Gymnasium
7:00 PM
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Blues Music that Makes You Move! with Noah Bell (guitar and vocals), Randy Monroe (bass), Don Worth (drums), and Franklin Spicer, (keys), all ages, free.
Thursday
23
Rose City Studio
7:30 PM
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An evening of eclectic music, danceable music: waltz, swing, nightclub two step, fox trot, latin, plus fusion and alt tango, $10.

Jan 16: Blues eclectic + waltz playlist, DJ Dennis Myers
Jan 23: Latin eclectic + waltz playlist, DJ Dennis Myers with
samba demo + basic step by Lisa Boucher @ 7:45
Jan 30: Waltz eclectic classic playlist, DJ Dennis Myers
Feb 13: Waltz Eclectic classic playlist- DJ Dennis Myers
Feb. 6, 20, 27: TBD
****A Cascade Promenade Event****
Mar 12: DJ for all styles of waltz plus an eclectic mix of other couple dances.
Thursday
23
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Concert at 7:30 pm (potluck at 6:30), Brazilian music ~ Andrew Finn Magill (violin) + Nando Duarte (guitar), for twenty years violinist/fiddler and composer Andrew Finn Magill has been pursuing parallel careers in traditional Irish music, Brazilian choro, jazz and American fiddle. “Suggested donation” is $20-$25 In general - pay what you can. All income levels welcome.

To RSVP for a concert or to ask questions, you can use the form on the website or send an email to abbiew(at)froggie.com.
Thursday
23
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Opening act: Casey Neill & Jenny Conlee-Drizos duo, piano and vocals, $20 advance/$25 day of show, all ages, bar w/ID, all sales are final.
Thursday
23
Laurelthirst Pub
9:00 PM
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Rob Sipsky (Shafty) and Scott Gillan (GBB) drop laid back versions of Phish and Dead favorites, peppered with surprise selections from the alternative end of the dial and decades past, free.
Friday
24
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
24
Cascade Park Community Library
10:00 AM
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Every 4th Friday from 10:00am - noon (except Dec 20 - we will be playing Christmas tunes), Cascade Park Community Library (next door to Firstenburg Community Center)

For further info contact Donita Andrews at Donita_Andrews{at}yahoo.com.
Friday
24
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
24
KBOO Radio - 90.7 FM
12:00 PM
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All Fridays (except the third Friday) hosted by Don Jacobson, third Friday host: Laurie Sonnenfeld.

Folk, political, and women‘s music, both traditional and contemporary. A folk music collective, Don and Laurie love to feature live local and nationally known musicians! Music and conversations with an uplifting tilt. Live guests have included Peggy Seeger, Tracy Grammar, Linda Waterfall, Shanghaied on the Willamette, Geoff Muldaur, Utah Phillips, Rosalie Sorrels, and Anne Feeney.
Friday
24
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
24
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
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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.


Feb 7
Stephen Dodson - folk, Americana, roots
Gail Sullilvan - strong, sensitive, soulful songs
Ann Heyen - melodic Americana story teller
Matt Meighan - songwriter

Feb 14
Bellows and Squawk - neglected gems from the American songbook
Larry Wilder - dynamic interactive acoustic Americana
Jack Gariepy - storytelling new wave crooner
F/E/A/T/H/E/R - funky indie folk
Friday
24
Walters Cultural Arts Center
7:30 PM
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Born in Korea and raised in Seattle, violinist-looper and Kye blends indie rock, jazz, classical, jazz, pop, and world folk to create a unique sound. With his innovative use of digital effects and looping, $18 advance/$22 day of show.

Kye weaves together diverse textures, catchy melodies, and rich, sweet vocals to create songs that groove, uplift, and empower listeners. For music, see sori.nyc/joekye
Friday
24
The Old Church
7:30 PM
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Show 7:30 pm (doors open at 6:30), Flamenco Pacifico takes audiences on an unforgettable journey into the fascinating world of flamenco, $28 adult/$26 student/senior, advance tickets available from Eventbrite (plus service fee)/$30 day of show, all ages, Bar w/ID, All sales are final.

Led by virtuoso flamenco guitarist and composer, Berto Boyd, the group’s guitar-driven performances feature original modern flamenco compositions rooted in the time-honored forms of traditional flamenco.

Performers include:
Elena Villa and Melissa Cruz (dance),
Grant Ruiz (vocals, guitar),
Randy Tico (bass),
Terry Longshore (percussion).
Friday
24
Burlingame Water Tower
7:30 PM
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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
24
House Concert
7:30 PM
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Concert at 7:30 pm (potluck at 6:30), Prime Time CD Release Tour - Dan Crary (guitar, vocals), Bill Evans (banjos, vocals), Wally Barnick (bass, vocals): a Crary, Evans & Barnick show includes new songs and old stories, blazing instrumental artistry, and deep-down, powerfully-felt musical moments. “Suggested donation” is $20-$25 In general ~ pay what you can. All income levels welcome.

To RSVP for a concert or to ask questions, you can use the form on the website or send an email to abbiew(at)froggie.com.
Friday
24
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Original songs that are a mix of contemporary and Traditional Blues and early 60s Rock n‘ Roll ballads, $8 at the door.
Friday
24
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Hosted by T.C. O‘Leary‘s and Adlai Alexander Music, free.

Noted for the sweetness and wide range of his voice, Adlai Alexander sings and accompanies himself with intricate guitar in a way that’s rare in both the acoustic and jazz worlds. For more info, see https://www.facebook.com/AdlaiAlexanderMusic.
Friday
24
Spare Room
9:00 PM
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Thrilling set of blues originals, free, 21+. Info: http://kevinselfe.com/
Friday
24
Laurelthirst Pub
9:00 PM
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Not your average tribute band, but something fresh and original.
Saturday
25
KMHD Radio - 89.1 FM
12:00 AM
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Every Saturday, join DJ Steve Cushing for Blues Before Sunrise, the "Blues Heritage Showcase." Broadcast from 12-7 a.m., the show features a different decade of heritage blues each hour.
Saturday
25
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
25
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
25
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
25
Waverly UCC
1:00 PM
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Led by Greg Stone, all instruments, no registration required, drop-ins welcome; knowledge of basic chords and ability to execute the chord changes is required. class $15, jam only $5 donation.

Dec 14: Christmas Party - Help us celebrate the holiday season and join us this Saturday at the 2:30 break. There will be an “Ugly Sweater Contest”, and this year’s “Name That Tune!” Contest, plus new this year the “Pick In The Guitar” contest. Fabulous prizes.

This year we are doing potluck for the holiday table so if you are inspired, bring your favorite festive dish.

Saturday
25
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
25
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River City Folk is an engaging mix of live performance, interview, and recordings. Hosted by veteran singer-songwriter Tom May. Each program features a folk artist or group from across North America who performs live in the studio. Through Tom‘s interviews with the artists, and recordings that have influenced them, the listener is entertained by a unique perspective on the living tradition that is folk music, $5 Advance tickets available from Brown Paper tickets (plus service fee).

This month‘s featured artists:
Chasing Ebenezer is an indie folk rock band based in Portland, Oregon. They are fronted by husband and wife team Benjamin & Heidi Beth Sadler. In their soul-searching music, Chasing Ebenezer reflects a yearning for peace in the midst of turmoil. They advocate for the abused and abandoned and seek to move hearts to sacrificial compassion. Social causes they are passionate about include clean water, Alzheimers/dementia, and the fight against homelessness.
Saturday
25
Mississippi Pizza
5:00 PM
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Energetic songs and stories for the whole family; rotating performers.

Feb 1: Tallulah‘s Daddy
Feb 8: Pointed Man Band
Feb 15: Micah & Me
Feb 22: The Alphabeticians
Saturday
25
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
25
Laurelthirst Pub
6:00 PM
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American roots music with a distinct outsider-country vision, free.
Saturday
25
Muddy Rudder Public House
7:30 PM
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Acoustic blues and Americana, no cover, 21+. Info: jamesclem.com
Saturday
25
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
25
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.

Jan 25: music by The Euphemists, caller William Watson
Feb 28: music by Sue Songer, Ellen Hansen, Laura Kuhlman, Jon Neff, caller Erik Weberg
Saturday
25
Artichoke Music
8:00 PM
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John Dodge and Beth Marlin met in the 70s and played music
together in Los Angeles. Both went on to become recording artists. John for ATCO Records and Beth as a childrens music artist for BMG. Together and separately, their stage presence, songwriting and storytelling skills, harmonies and vocal phrasing, and unique arrangements of others songs make for an enjoyable and unforgettable evening, $15, advance tickets available from Brown Paper Tickets (plus service fee).

For music, see www.JohnDodgeMusic.com and www.BethMarlin.com.
Saturday
25
Blue Diamond
9:00 PM
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Blues Music that Makes You Move! with Noah Bell (guitar and vocals), Randy Monroe (bass), Don Worth (drums), and Franklin Spicer, (keys), no cover.
Sunday
26
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
26
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
26
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.
Jan 12: Hot July
Jan 19: Sportin‘ Lifers
Jan 26: Pink Lady & The Tramps
Feb 2: The Hot Lovin‘ Jazz Babies
Feb 9: Hot July
Feb 16: Sportin‘ Lifers
Feb 23: Pink Lady & The Tramps
Sunday
26
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
26
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
26
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
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Show 2 pm (doors open at 1:30), free, all ages

Ballroom Music
History presentation: 2 - 3 pm
"You Who" Kids band: 3 - 5:15 pm
80s‘ Video Dance Attack: 5:15 - 7:15 pm

Ringlers
The Coastline: 3 - 6 pm

Al’s Den
Fox and Bones: 4 - 5:30 pm
Pete Kartsounes: 7 - 10 pm

Sunday
26
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
26
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.

Feb 16: Tallulah‘s Daddy
Feb 23: Mo Phillips & Jessa Campbell
Mar 1: Pointed Man Band
Mar 8: Red Yarn
Mar 15: Tallulah‘s Daddy
Mar 22: Mo Phillips and Jessa Campbell
Mar 29: Mo Phillips
Sunday
26
Artichoke Music
3:30 PM
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Every Sunday from Jan 12 to Feb 16, except Feb 2, 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, $80 for five sessions.

Two Options for Registration:

Preferred: register in advance—the best approach is to commit yourself to all five sessions—Brian will send you all the parts to a sprightly piece that we’ll polish over the first five sessions. The most economic option.

Drop-ins welcome…maybe you’re not sure? Come check it out! Twenty dollars per session. Pay at the door.

for more info, email ferglow@comcast.net.
Sunday
26
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
26
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
26
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Old-time blues, every Sunday, free.

Sunday
26
Blue Diamond
6:00 PM
Sunday
26
Kells Irish Pub
6:00 PM
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We’ll sing songs from the Scottish tradition of work songs, lullabies, children’s songs, songs of the land, and songs of love. All songs will be led and there’ll be chorus sheets so no one’s left out, $10, all ages, "Pay What You Will" pricing is available at the door! Food and drink are available for purchase.



Sunday
26
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
26
Muddy Rudder Public House
6:00 PM
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Irish music, no cover, 21+.
Sunday
26
Tom Harke is kindly lending us his home.
6:30 PM
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New regular Portland Balkan Jam (and maybe, some Romanian and Hungarian music)
2nd and 4th Sundays (starting September 22, 2019)
No commitments.
Bring music and/or chords to share.
All instruments are welcome. Tell your friends. All suggestions are welcome.
Sunday
26
Corkscrew Wine Bar
7:00 PM
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Acoustic blues and Americana, no cover. Info: www.jamesclem.com.
Sunday
26
Artichoke Music
7:00 PM
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Frank writes and sings like a guy who‘s been beat up and still won‘t quit, like a guy who‘s been dumped but still has hope for a happy ending, $15, advance tickets available from Brown Paper Tickets (plus service fee).
Sunday
26
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Roots and more, $8 at the door.
Sunday
26
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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