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January, 2023

Sunday
22
Rochester NY
11:00 AM
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We are starting up in-person sing arounds, but Golden Link will still be hosting virtual sing-arounds on Zoom.

Virtual sing arounds actually provide some advantages over in-person sing arounds as well. We‘ve seen participation from people around the United States and around the world. Even for people who live close by, sometimes travel to our in-person sing arounds can be an impediment to attending, especially on work nights. So, due to the success of the current Zoom sing arounds, we plan to continue the virtual sing arounds in addition to the in-person sing arounds even when things return to normal. This would allow many more people to participate than we see in our in-person sing arounds.

Jan 15 (Tue): virtual sing around, Leader: David Russell
Jan 22 (Tue): virtual sing around, Leader: Janice Hanson
Jan 29 (Tue): virtual sing around, Leader: Sue Hengelsberg
Feb 5 (Tue): virtual sing around, Leader: Jeff Stewart
Feb 12 (Tue): virtual sing around, Leader: Nikki Roosa
Pat Pauly

MEETING TIME:
4:15 pm - Open to connect
4:30 pm - Sing-around begins
Sunday
22
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Song circle for solo chanteys, sea songs, maritime poetry, and entertainments at least faintly damp and salty. Watch live on Facebook using the link below.

Jan 22 (Sun): Celebration of Robert Burns

Mar 19 (Sun): Saint Patrick‘s Day sing

For the Zoom participant link, join the mailing list or email info(at)lynnoel.com on the day of the event.

MAILING LIST & TIP JAR
http://www.mermaidstavern.com
Sunday
22
Cafe Artichoke
1:30 PM
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We are excited to host Portland Bluegrass Sunday Jam every 2nd and 4th Sundays (and 5th when it happens) at Artichoke, $5 cover at the door.

This is a live, in-person, and open Bluegrass jam from 1:30-4:30pm. Acoustic only please, and all levels of experience welcome.

PLEASE NOTE: This week the jam will take place in the CAFÉ.

COVID Policy:
As of March 12, 2022 we are no longer requiring proof of Covid-19 vaccination and have relaxed to a "mask-optional" policy for all events, classes, and shopping in our store.

HOWEVER, at this time, we are allowing our artists and teachers to override our relaxed policy in order to implement a more strict policy if they choose to do so for their show or class. For this reason we urge our patrons to call/email Artichoke or continue to check the event/class listings ahead of time to obtain correct information regarding a specific event or class.
Sunday
22
The Hostel Cafe
1:30 PM
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On Sunday afternoons, the Hostel Café in Portland, Oregon provides a friendly setting for this TrailJams Irish traditional tune session. TrailJams is a music community focused on making acoustic music together outside for the enjoyment of the musicians and of people passing by. The cozy café makes a great place to keep the music going in the winter. In better weather, the tune playing moves out to the café’s courtyard. Guests of the Hostel Café and the adjoining Northwest Portland Hostel are likely to settle at one of the nearby tables to enjoy the music.

COVID Policy:
Mask required · Staff wear masks · Staff get temperature checks · Staff required to disinfect surfaces between visits.
Sunday
22
Artichoke Community Music
2:00 PM
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Artichoke Community Music song circle led by the Soldier Songs and Voices Team.

We welcome all veterans and current military to bring your acoustic instruments and share a song or two, covers and/or originals. Song books will be available.

Soldier Songs and Voices provides free songwriting workshops and guitar and voice instruction to veterans of all eras. We believe that everyone has a story to tell and that telling it in song is a path to a happier and healthier life. Loaner guitars are available. If you are interested in joining the workshops, email us.
Sunday
22
Lucky Lab
3:00 PM
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We look forward to gathering together to eat, drink and sing together in celebration of the start of the new year – and the illustrious Scottish poet!   We are capping attendance at 65 Revelers, so be sure to reserve your free tickets at our website (link below), $10 suggested donation at the door.
Sunday
22
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We are delighted to present this bi-coastal show with our long-time friend and touring partner Charlie King for this latest episode of his monthly on-line concert series, entitled Work and Hope. Available levels of support are $10 and $20. If you need a further discount, please get in touch with us at rebelvoz(*at*)aol.com and we’ll get you access another way. Charlie King is a musical storyteller and political satirist. He has been at the heart of American folk music for over half a century. He is one of the luminaries of the world of music and activism. And we are very proud to have shared many miles and many stages with him. We agree with Pete Seeger: Charlie is “one of the finest singers and songwriters of our time”. Susan Lewis and Janet Stecher are the singing duo Rebel Voices. Their provocative repertoire combines political punch and wry wit with intricate harmony and dramatic flair. This powerful and inspiring duo promises an evening of thought provoking, and reaffirming music to lift the spirit and prick the conscience.
Sunday
22
McMenamins Kennedy School Community Room
4:00 PM
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Second and Fourth Sundays: From the Denson book

COVID Policy:
Vaccination is required, but masks are optional except in the public areas of the building(s)
Sunday
22
via Zoom
5:00 PM
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Song Circle every Sunday - see Facebook page of Fat Albert‘s Coffee House for Zoom Link and meeting ID.
Sunday
22
Cafe Artichoke Live
7:00 PM
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Americana roots rock band led by John Bunzow with Denny Bixby (bass and vocals), Paul Brainard (pedal steel, lap steel), and Jeff Donavan (drums), show at 7 pm (doors open at 6:30), $17. Portland Oregon native John Bunzow’s mix of eclectic musical influences – melding blues, country, rock and even jazz – have helped establish him as an original artist of heartfelt depth, substance and style.  Beer, wine, soft drinks, and light snacks are available for purchase in the café.
Sunday
22
Online
7:00 PM
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Held every Sunday. For more info, go to: http://www.seafolklore.org/wp/about-sfs/seattle-song-circle/.
Monday
23
KBOO Radio - 90.7 FM
5:30 AM
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Folk Espresso, early morning folk music to get your week started.

Hosted by:
1st Monday, Diane Hunt
2nd Monday, Jonathan Lay
3rd Monday, John Risley
4th Monday, Diane Hunt
5th Monday, Gordy Euler

Previous shows on the KBOO program page at https://kboo.fm/program/folk-espresso.
Monday
23
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Herga at The Castle is a folk and acoustic music evening, with roots going back to 1963. We meet on Monday nights at The Castle – a Fuller’s public house atop old Harrow on the Hill with its panoramic views across London.

However, we still continue to run online singarounds weekly using Zoom, and approximately once a month are featuring a booked guest.

Coming guest nights --
Jan 9 (Mon): Singaround
Jan 16 (Mon): Dove‘s Vagaries
Jan 23 (Mon): Singaround

To be added to the distribution list for log-in details each week send an e-mail to oldtimetim(*at*)gmail.com, or sign up using the form on our ‘contact’ page.
Monday
23
London UK via Zoom
12:00 PM
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Led by Joe Offer, new Zoom link posted every week, just before doors open:https://mudcat.org/thread.cfm?threadid=168014&messages=37.
Monday
23
Westborough MA via Zoom
3:00 PM
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Trad &Irish song session.

Email maureenmcnally6(at)gmail.com for Zoom link.
Monday
23
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Hosted by Nat Case and Second Monday Shanty Sing

[This session has now gone hybrid -- they have a laptop connected to Zoom, but it‘s mostly in-person.]

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87241326461?pwd=SFU5TzZMZU1XcTVYU1IrTUVhd3VjUT09
Zoom password is the same as for the Merlin‘s Rest sings. If you don‘t have it, or if it changes, see the Facebook event or ask someone such as Nat Case or Patrick Farrell.

This is a merger of the alternating Merlin‘s Rest virtual pub sings and Dubliner virtual shantey sings.
Monday
23
Artichoke Community Music
5:00 PM
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Artichoke Community Music class led by Adrian Martin, $75 for six classes. We will be playing a song by the end of the first class. We will learn the basics of guitar: melodies, chords and rhythms.

Details for participating in the class will be provided by the teacher before the class begins.

Please contact Adrian directly with any questions. He‘d love to hear from you. Email: adrian@adrianmartinmusic.com, phone: 971-221-8328.

For drop-ins please contact sarah@artichokemusic.org for the Zoom link.
Monday
23
Artichoke Community Music
6:00 PM
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Artichoke Community Music class led by Adrian Martin, $100 for six classes. Do you know basic open chords? Please join us! We learn songs and explore strumming, bass lines, finger-style and other fun guitar sounds. Together we‘ll answer questions about rhythms, riffs and even lead guitar. Pop, rock, blues, country and traditional songs.

Details for participating in the class will be provided by the teacher before the class begins.

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

For drop-ins please contact sarah@artichokemusic.org for the Zoom link.
Monday
23
Nordia House
7:00 PM
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Live music, start arriving at 7 pm, open request dancing from 7:15-9:15 pm, members free, $10 drop-ins, Annual memberships and student discounts available, no partner necessary.

COVID Precautions:
You must be fully vaccinated (with booster) to attend our dances, and you will be asked to provide verification the first time you attend. Please check our website for current masking requirements. We will update our procedures as needed to follow national and regional health guidelines to keep everyone safe. For details and updates, please see norskedansere.org/covid_protocols.
Monday
23
Artichoke Community Music
7:00 PM
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Led by Megan Cronin, $120 for seven classes.

Learn how to incorporate big feelings into your songs to create healthy habits for personal wellness. This class is open to either those who would like to learn the basics of vulnerable songwriting or for songwriters who would like a supportive environment to practice injecting more emotion into their songs.

This class is intended to be a safe space for songwriters and budding songwriters to bounce sensitive ideas off peers without judgment or harsh criticism.
Monday
23
Artichoke Music
7:30 PM
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Artichoke Community Music class led by Adrian Martin, learn how to jam (all instruments welcome), $120 for six classes.

This is an exciting class for all instruments. It is inclusive of all levels of performers from basic to advanced.

Please contact Adrian directly with any questions. He‘d love to hear from you. Email: adrian@adrianmartinmusic.com Call: 971-221-8328.
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, past shows available on the KBOO program page at https://kboo.fm/program/early-morning-gumbo.
Tuesday
24
SE Portland near East Mt. Tabor/Montavilla
11:00 AM
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The Everyone Welcome Community Choir is a non-audition singing class and choir rolled into one, where the number one reason for returning is FUN. Led by Anne Weiss, $135 for seven weeks or $25 drop-in. Register at the Artichoke Music website using the link below.

Instead of "choral" music, we use songs from around the world: African, folk, gospel, Balkan, rounds, reggae, and more! We focus on pitch, breath, harmony, rhythm, and... did I mention fun? Any skill level, any age. Bring your family, bring your friends.

Location: Class will be held in SE near SE Division and 76th street. Exact address will be sent after registration.  Unless the weather is unusually agreeable, classes will meet indoors.,If you have any issues joining a class session or finding a link, contact Anne by phone or text at 914-924-2574.

COVID Policy:
Please wear an KN-94 or N-95 mask. Air filter provided! Also, please leave as much pet hair and pet dander behind as possible to help with allergies.
Tuesday
24
online alternative to Zoom
4:00 PM
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This session (4th Tuesdays) doesn‘t use Zoom! Instead, we‘ll be using Bucket Brigade Singing, which is Jeff Kaufman‘s alternative to Zoom for singing. For each song, the leader of that song is assigned to the first of a sequence of buckets, and other singers are randomly assigned to other buckets. Each person gets to hear and sing along with all of the earlier buckets but not the later ones. This lets it be insensitive to network latency while letting you hear, on the average, about half of the other singers.

The URL is: https://echo.jefftk.com/
Tuesday
24
Artichoke Community Music
6:00 PM
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Artichoke Community Music class led by René Berblinger, $120 for 6 classes.

Beginning Mandolin will cover:
A. How to tune the mandolin
B. How to hold pick and utilize various right hand picking patterns.
C. How to read tablature and chord diagrams.
D. Open position chords and strums for accompaniment of songs and back up.
E. Open position pentatonic scale patterns useful in playing traditional fiddle tunes, blues, blue grass and improvisation.
F. Learn tunes with chord back-up.
Tuesday
24
Artichoke Community Music
7:00 PM
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Led by Rene Berblinger, Continuing Mandolin will take you to the next level journey, $120 for six classes.

The course will be designed and tailored based upon registrants to make sure you learn what you need in the next step of your journey to master the mandolin. You are welcome to take both the beginning and continuing class or just take one or the other...

Topics may cover and focus on any one of the following topics:

A. Learning to read music notation on the mandolin.
B. Closed position chords and back-up including some basic understanding of chord structures and patterns.
C. More advanced right and left hand techniques.
D. Scale patterns in open and movable positions.
E. Build tune repertoire in various styles including Celtic, traditional American folk and Bach or anything you bring!
Tuesday
24
Pacific Crest Community School
7:00 PM
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Led by Maggie Lind (clawhammer banjo), Patrick Lind (guitar), and Sophie Enloe (fiddle), sliding scale $200 – $130 per student for 8 weeks. Please email maggiebanjo (*at*) gmail.com if you have financial need.

If you’ve been playing old-time music on fiddle, clawhammer banjo, or guitar for a while and are ready to build your repertoire while meeting and playing with other people, then this class is for you! We meet for 8 weeks and learn 6 traditional tunes and songs. We start each lesson in a large group and the instructors play the tune we will work on that evening. Then, we slow it down and all sing the melody together to learn it by ear. We separate into different classrooms for group lessons on each instrument. Finally, we come back together and play the tune all together. On the fourth meeting, we work specifically on reviewing the first three tunes and harmony singing. For the final class meeting, we will meet early for a big community dinner (COVID permitting) and will play all the tunes we have learned during the session. In addition to the class meetings, enrolled students will receive access to source recordings and demonstration videos for each of the tunes we teach.

COVID Policy:
We ask that you show proof of vaccination at the first class meeting and that you are current on your boosters to attend class. We will not require masking, but it is encouraged and welcomed if you feel compromised in any way. Should someone in class have a positive test within three days of class meeting we will notify everyone. We will follow CDC guidelines and will require masking or pivot to Zoom classes should we be required to do so.
Tuesday
24
Catfish Lou's
7:00 PM
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Cascade Zydeco‘s weekly DJ dance moves to Tuesday nights at Catfish Lou‘s. Take advantage of the weekly lesson for beginners and then stay for the dance ‘til 9:30. Instructors rotate weekly and each brings their own curated playlist of classic and contemporary zydeco and Cajun music. Zydeco, two-step, waltz, blues, swing.

$5 admission Cascade Zydeco members, $10 general admission.
Feb 14 (Tue): CZ members free, non-members only $5

Dance lesson 7-7:30 pm
DJ music & dancing 7:30-9:30 pm

A big shout out to our dance instructors who bring the music and teach a zydeco lesson each week. (or sometimes Cajun two step or a zydeco line dance...) Here‘s the line up:
1st Tuesdays - Roland Jemerson & Janine Tebeau-Jemerson
2nd Tuesdays - David Seitz & Patti Lind
3rd Tuesdays - Terri Jo Bonbright & Roland Jemerson
4th Tuesdays - Deb Gaster & Rich Steronko
5th Tuesdays - Line dance lessons Terri Jo, Janine, Roland

Wood dance floor and full bar & food for purchase.

Catfish Lou‘s opens at 5, so you can come early, eat dinner and stay for the dancing!

No outside food or drinks are permitted, but bottled water will be available for $1.

COVID Policy:
Cascade Zydeco continues to abide by the recommendations of the Oregon Health Authority. Covid vaccinations and masks recommended, but not required.
Tuesday
24
NE Portland House Concert
7:30 PM
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HANDS – also known as NINE AND A HALF SONGS FOR NINE AND A HALF FINGERS – finds BIRD turning the spotlight onto herself, raising issues that are sometimes far harder to confront, only to emerge optimistic and whole. Among these are issues of trust, alcohol abuse, stagnation, self-censorship and self-improvement, some addressed through personal recollections of crucial moments accumulated over the last two years. Each, however, is delivered by a voice uncommonly blessed with joy, ingenuity and empathy. Potluck 6:30 pm, show 7:30 pm, Suggested donation is $20-$25 in general - pay what you can. All income levels welcome. To RSVP for a concert or to ask questions, you can use the form on the website or send an email to abbiew(at)froggie.com. We invite you to make a voluntary donation of 1$ or more for the live streaming portion of the show. 100% of the streaming tips go to the artists! COVID Policy: This policy is in flux and may change! I will keep you updated as we go along. At this moment in time, we require full vaccination to attend. Also, please wear a mask indoors when not eating or drinking. We will have air filters on hand & will open windows and doors as much as we can. We cannot 100% promise even then that you won’t ever get sick but we are doing our best to minimize the risk with the information that we have. Feel free to email Abbie at abbie(at)froggie.com if you have any questions.
Wednesday
25
KBOO Radio - 90.7 FM
5:30 AM
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Traditional and Contemporary folk music.

Hosted by:
1st Wednesday, Jack Bohl
2nd Wednesday, Will Selzer
3rd Wednesday, John Risley
4th Wednesday, Steven Smith
5th Wednesday, Mike Fisher

Previous shows available on the KBOO program page: https://kboo.fm/program/pastures-plenty.

Jack Bohl hosts first Wednesdays, Wayne and Will host 2nd Wednesdays, Alex & Erica on third Wednesdays, Stephanie Canales (Canto Nuevo) 4th Wednesdays. John Risley 5th Wednesdays
Wednesday
25
via Zoom
12:00 PM
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The Focsle continues to meet weekly, via Zoom. Join us and our international music friends (including some professionals).

Focsle Music runs Singaround-style = whoever shows up performs a turn, while the rest listen in, muted. Musically, any genre welcome, ideally unplugged. Despite the maritime-sounding name, it’s not just a “Shanty Sing”

Pre-arranged Themed Sings on the 4th Weds. each month; your compliance entirely optional.
Wednesday
25
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Tony Becker of San Jose, California and Mark Wallis of Gloucester, England host this trans-atlantic session for all interested parties on Wednesdays, at 8:00 PM UK time. For American visitors, please note we are now all on standard ‘winter‘ time, so that is 3:00 PM Eastern or 12:00 PM Pacific in the USA.

Open to all who play traditional Irish music and It has the obvious limitations of Zoom in that only one musician can play at a time but we go round the ‘room’ and take it in turns - no pressure though and the baton can be passed if you just want to listen. We just play for a couple of hours.

On a good day we have a variety of instruments from pipes to melodeon, banjo to fiddle and it can be a good way to pick up tunes. It is very friendly and we welcome everyone. The only criterion is we try to stick to Irish traditional.
Wednesday
25
Artichoke Community Music
6:30 PM
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Led by Megan Cronin, $120 for seven classes.

Learn jazz standards through easy arrangements for violin. This class is for beginner-intermediate violin players who want to expand their repertoire by playing some of the most beloved jazz standards in a supportive group setting. Ability to read music or learn by ear is required.

This class is set up to be taken repeatedly, as new material will be presented each term.
Wednesday
25
Cafe Artichoke Live
7:00 PM
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Artichoke Music has an Open Mic Night hosted by local musician-comedian Rhythm DeLucco. Last Wednesday of every month, 7 to 9pm, all ages, $5 cover. Bring your songs, poetry, comedy, and stories. Help build a creative community while honing your artistic craft. Beer, wine, and light snacks are available for purchase in the café.
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.

Dec 14 (Wed): Annual holiday music jam

COVID Policy:
Full vaccination required.
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:
1st Thursday, Kurt Liebezeit
2nd Thurs, Gordy Euler
3rd Thurs: Kurt Liebezeit
4th Thurs: Jonathan Lay

Previous shows available on the KBOO program page at https://kboo.fm/program/rise-when-rooster-crows
Thursday
26
SE Portland near East Mt. Tabor/Montavilla
11:00 AM
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All welcome! Led by Anne Weiss, this class will help you sing better in a non-judgmental, fun environment, $120 for seven weeks or $25 drop-in. Register at the Artichoke Music website using the link below.

We‘ll work on breath support, basic techniques, how to hear and stay in pitch, hold a melody (and even a little harmony), and learn your range, using easy songs and styles from around the world.

Location: Class will be held in SE near SE Division and 76th street. Exact address will be sent after registration. Unless the weather is unusually agreeable, classes will meet indoors.

Questions: anneweissmusic(at)gmail.com or 914-924-2574.

COVID Policy:
Please wear an KN-94 or N-95 mask. Air filter provided! Also, please leave as much pet hair and pet dander behind as possible to help with allergies.
Thursday
26
Artichoke Community Music
5:30 PM
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Led by Ken Gaines, $60 for two sessions, $30 drop-in price per session.

After a while we all tend to write the same type of songs, and while they may be successful they become our "beautiful rut". This seminar/workshop takes the participants back to the basic music elements of songwriting and teaches a structured approach bringing variety into newer songs, an approach that will last a lifetime of writing.
 
Each session is 2.5 to 3 hours long. Please bring your instruments, paper, and something to write with.

**Upon checkout, you may select the registration type from the drop-down menu (Drop-in vs. 2 session)

Please note: The class sessions are scheduled 2 weeks apart (January 26th & February 9th).
 
Thursday
26
Artichoke Community Music
6:00 PM
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Led by Avery Hill, $140 for eight classes.

This 8-week class will cover / review all the basics you need to know for early success in your ukulele playing: how to hold and strum your instrument, a variety of songs to bust out at your next open mic or family talent show, and other essential skills to get you off to a strong start with your playing.

Instructor Avery Hill has been teaching music in Portland for 10 years and is always excited to invite new musicians into the fold (though she would say you’ve always been a musician!). In the classroom, she sees herself as part expert, part guide, part cheerleader as you hone your skills and grow in your overall musicianship.


Thursday
26
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Wes Urbaniak and the Mountain Folk play original folk music that takes you on a thought-provoking journey, show 7 pm (doors open at 6:30), $15. Wes Urbaniak and the Mountain Folk consists of Wes Urbaniak on lead vocals/guitar, AJ Sheble on Ukulolo/vocal harmonies, Phil Griffin on upright bass/vocal harmonies. True Reckoning is a touring coastal dream folk duo based in Port Townsend, WA. Their music draws inspiration from life on the road, wandering between hushed confessionals and clean, open sound. 
Thursday
26
Winona Grange #271
7:00 PM
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Drop-in class, beginners are always welcomed. No air conditioning, but plenty of fans, wear lighter clothes to be more comfortable and bring your water bottles to re-hydrate often! Please refrain from heavy perfumes, etc. Every Thursday night except foul weather and Thanksgiving. Mature teenagers are welcome at 12 and older, $10.

COVID Policy:
Personal responsibility guidelines – we assume that all attending have had a chance to be vaccinated and boosted; extra masks and hand sanitizers are available and exhaust system will be on before and during all performances.
Thursday
26
Artichoke Community Music
7:15 PM
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Led by Avery Hill, $160 for eight classes. An 8-week musical romp through 1960s Detroit and the hits that emerged, including Heard It Through the Grapevine (2 versions!), My Girl, How Sweet It Is To Be Loved By You, Ain’t No Mountain High Enough, and more. 

This class is recommended for players with basic knowledge of playing ukulele in the Keys of C, D, G, and A, along with basic strumming technique. We’ll start there and expand our repertoire of both chords and strumming options, with adaptations for those looking for more or less challenge in their playing.

Questions? Please reach out to Avery directly via her website: www.averyhill.studio
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, on Friday mornings. Features a variety of contemporary and traditional folk and roots music, with a focus on new releases and vintage favorites.

Hosts:
Most Fridays: Dan Shramek
4th Fridays: Steven Morrison

Prior shows available on the KBOO program page at https://kboo.fm/program/cascadia-coffeehouse
Friday
27
via Zoom
12:00 PM
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Led by Maggie Lind, $180 for 8 weeks (sliding scale of $160-100 available in cases of financial hardship).

If you know most first position chords such as A, Am, A7, B7, C, D, Dm, D7, E, Em, E7, F, and G and you are fairly comfortable strumming while playing chords at the same time, this class is for you!

We will to continue to build up our basic guitar playing skills through familiar songs. We will work on rhythmic competence, strumming techniques, singing while playing, basic finger picking, simple melodies, and basic music theory. All that sounds a bit fancy, but my goal is to help you develop your musicality and confidence playing songs you enjoy. We will do lots of review and will learn new songs and skills each week. I supplement our lessons using a google classroom with videos, source recordings, and chord charts.
Friday
27
KBOO Radio - 90.7 FM
12:00 PM
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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.

Hosted by Don Jacobson and/or Laurie Sonnenfeld.

Apr 22 (Fri): 12-2 pm - Earth Day Special

Past shows are available on the program page at https://kboo.fm/program/movin.
Friday
27
KBOO Radio - 90.7 FM
1:30 PM
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Hosted by Jeff Rosenberg, The Songcircle blends songs from various eras and genres to reveal new connections, exposing forgotten artists and discovering new ones, exploring connective themes and topics, or responding to the events of the day.

Studio guests have included Loudon Wainwright III, Eric Andersen, The Von Trapps, and many others.

Apr 15 (Fri): 1:30-3:00 pm - Fresh Tunes on The Songcircle
Join guest host Dan Shramek on The Songcircle this Friday at 1:30 pm as we hear the latest from Robert Plant & Alison Krauss, Jamestown Revival, Anais Mitchell, Ian Noe, John R. Miller, and Emily Scott Robinson, as well as favorites from Levon Helm, Waxahatchie, Richard Thompson, Son Volt and many others.

Past shows available on the program page at https://kboo.fm/program/songcircle.
Friday
27
via Zoom
4:00 PM
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We will be conducting RainyCamp 2023 via Zoom starting Friday evening and completing Sunday Evening in the traditional Seattle Song Circle.
RainyCamp is free for 2023; we gladly accept donations.

Friday
27
Cafe Artichoke Live
7:00 PM
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Mary Flower’s immense finger picking guitar and lap-slide prowess is soulful and meter-perfect, a deft blend of the inventive, the dexterous and the mesmerizing. Her supple honey-and-whiskey voice provides the perfect melodic accompaniment to each song’s story, show at 7 pm (doors open at 6:30), $22. Great Aunt (Australia) are embarking on their first US Tour! Together, songwriter/instrumentalists Megan Bird and Chelsea Allen draw inspiration from the traditions of old-time, bluegrass and gospel music, and their diverse backgrounds in punk and jazz, to craft modern musical stories. The instrumentation and arrangements are bare and bold: using only various combinations of mandolin, guitar, or resonator with double bass and percussion, and the elegant voices of Bird and Allen in harmony. Beer, wine, soft drinks, and light snacks are available for purchase in the café.
Friday
27
NE Portland House Concert
7:30 PM
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Ethan Hawkins (guitar), Louise Bichan (fiddle), Ethan Setiawan (mandolin), Casey Murray (cello) ~ Old time, Scottish, progressive bluegrass, folk, and mutually inspired improvisations. Potluck 6:30 pm, show 7:30 pm, Suggested donation is $20-$25 in general - pay what you can. All income levels welcome. To RSVP for a concert or to ask questions, you can use the form on the website or send an email to abbiew(at)froggie.com. We invite you to make a voluntary donation of 1$ or more for the live streaming portion of the show. 100% of the streaming tips go to the artists! COVID Policy: This policy is in flux and may change! I will keep you updated as we go along. At this moment in time, we require full vaccination to attend. Also, please wear a mask indoors when not eating or drinking. We will have air filters on hand & will open windows and doors as much as we can. We cannot 100% promise even then that you won’t ever get sick but we are doing our best to minimize the risk with the information that we have. Feel free to email Abbie at abbie(at)froggie.com if you have any questions.
Friday
27
Walters Cultural Arts Center
7:30 PM
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join us for an evening that showcases four of our local singer-songwriters: Katy Hartman, Andee Joyce, Bill Hernandez, and Malderine, $10 advance/$12 day of show. Hillsboro is home to a multitude of brilliant, skilled musicians who live, work, and perform as an essential part of the fabric of our creative community. In celebration of that vibrant talent and gifted creativity, Katy Hartman, Andee Joyce, Bill Hernandez, and Malderine.
Friday
27
Burlingame Water Tower Dance Hall
7:30 PM
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Modern English country dance for all, Dancing starts at 7:30. Show up early to check in. Newcomers are always welcome. We waive the admission fee the first time you attend. An introductory session is available at 7:15 upon request.

No street shoes permitted beyond entryway. Only clean soled shoes permitted on the dance floor. No partner required

Admission: Sliding scale, pay what you can: recommended range $7- $15

Jan 20: caller Erik Weberg, music by Lisa Scott (piano), Betsy Branch (violin), Laura Kuhlman (flute)
Jan 27: caller Ric Goldman, music by Richard Scher (piano), Erica Liebert (violin), Meg Tapley (flute), Jon Neff (bass)
Feb 3: caller Cynthia Stenger, music by Heather Pinney (piano), George Penk (violin), Erik Weberg (flute)
Feb 10: caller David Macemon, music by Lisa Scott (piano), Erica Liebert (violin), Betsy Branch (violin), Laura Kuhlman (flute)
Feb 17: caller Erik Weberg, music by Richard Scher (piano), Erica Liebert (violin), Meg Tapley (flute), Jon Neff (bass)
Feb 24: caller Laura Hatch, music by Fine Companions (Lisa Scott, piano, Betsy Branch, violin, Bill Tomczak, clarinet/saxophones, Erik Weberg, flute)

COVID Policy:
PCDC events require proof of full vaccination: two doses of Pfizer or Moderna, or a single does of Johnson & Johnson, and at least one booster, if eligible.

PCDC events require attendees always wear a “well-fitted mask” – that is, a mask that fully covers the nose and mouth at all times, is made of multi-ply material (cloth and/or surgical) masks, typically together), or is an official N95, KN95, or K94 mask (all without valves). Masks with holes, face-shields, gaiters, single-layer masks and bandanas are not considered well-fitted masks.

PCDC English and Contra events require that attendees acknowledge that close contact with others involves certain risk. Consequently, attendees will be required to sign an events waiver.
Saturday
28
KBOO Radio - 90.7 FM
6:00 AM
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Music in the country style, including western & western swing, cowboy & country blues, country folk, bluegrass, rockabilly, hillbilly, Americana, and honky tonk. hosted by Robert Parish, Wayne and Kathy Johnson, Wayne Selzer, Mary Rondthaler, and Gary Baysinger.

1st Saturday - Robert Parish along with son Graham play sets featuring particular artists as well as sets with a variety of artist.

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

3rd Saturday - Will Selzer - Blends all types & styles of country music from 50+ years, rooted in mid-20th century, men and women artists equally. The goal is to entertain our listeners and to have fun.

4th Saturday - Mary - Bringing a musician’s ear to the collective with a focus on older country and Western swing from the ‘30s to the ‘70s, always with a good dose of women artists.

5th Saturday - Gary - Countrypolitan Blues - A mix of eastern philosophy and western swing; the yin, the yang, and the do-si-do.

Past shows available on the program page at https://kboo.fm/program/swing-n-country.
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: Chip Russell

5th Saturday: Phil Hodgen

prior shows available on the KBOO program page at https://kboo.fm/program/music-true-vine.
Saturday
28
via Zoom
9:00 AM
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We will be conducting RainyCamp 2023 via Zoom starting Friday evening and completing Sunday Evening in the traditional Seattle Song Circle.
RainyCamp is free for 2023; we gladly accept donations.

Saturday
28
on internet radio
1:00 PM
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Tom’s folk music program is going on 35 years and one of the longest running music radio shows around.

You can listen on www.folkmusicnotebook.com on Saturday at 1 pm PST and again on Sunday at 10 pm.
Saturday
28
Cafe Artichoke Live
2:00 PM
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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.

Scheduled Tapings:
Jan 28 (Sat): Taping at Artichoke Music at 2 pm, featuring John Bunzow

** All tapings begin at 2 pm - seats first come, first served. Admission free, but contributions to the Artists accepted. Snacks and Drinks available! **

You can listen on www.folkmusicnotebook.com on Saturday at 1 pm PST and again at 10 pm PST on Sunday.
Saturday
28
Waverly UCC
4:00 PM
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A “Rambling House,” an evening of community dancing, singing and music-making in the Irish tradition, will open its doors again to the Portland community on Saturday, January 28th 2023. Join us in welcoming the advent of spring, traditionally celebrated in Ireland as Imbolg or St. Bridget’s Day, from 4pm to 10pm at the Waverly United Church of Christ at 3300 SE Woodward Street. This event features concurrent programming including a guided slow session for instrumental beginners, a tune learning workshop for musicians, a set and céilí dance workshop, a singing circle, an Irish Gaelic conversation group, a youth session, and a potluck dinner culminating in an old-fashioned dance party called a Céilí Mór. There will also be a brief lesson at the beginning of the Céilí Mór for newcomers to Irish dance. All dances will be called, which means the steps will be explained, demonstrated, and walked through before they are danced to live music. Céilí and set dances are group dances often featured at parties and social events in Ireland and are not high stepping or competitive, but dances everyone can enjoy regardless of age and experience. This Rambling House is sponsored by the Mícheál Ó Domhnaill Branch of Oregon (MÓD), a local non-profit chapter of Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann, whose aim is to foster and promote the cultural traditions of Ireland.
Saturday
28
Your Home via Zoom
5:30 PM
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We open up a "room" on Zoom at 6 pm Pacific Time every Saturday evening. We start singing at 6:30 pm and we keep it going until the last person leaves. Feel free to come in anytime, and stay as long as you like. We run it kind of like a physical song circle. Everyone who wants to can sing once, and then we’ll do another round, and just keep going around as long as you like. Of course, it is totally fine to just listen and some people do. For more information, go to the heading ‘Song Circles‘ on this drop down menu.
Saturday
28
Cafe Artichoke Live
7:00 PM
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Red Cross Benefit, 7 pm (doors open at 6:30), $25 After 50+ years as both a musician, voice actor, and overall funnyman, Corky Coreson releases his 2nd CD "Optimystique". It‘s gonna be a evening of 9 new songs Corky has written, with special guest songs from an all star Portland cast ... and a LOT of laughs! Special guests: Songwriting guitar slingers John Bunzow, Jack McMahon, plus Mary Henninger, Cal Scott and more! The band‘s gonna have a great time, why not you too?
Saturday
28
Hops on Tap
7:00 PM
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Our duo with JT and Maggie returns to Hops on Tap, a friendly neighborhood bar next to the Safeway owned by 3 awesome friends, no cover charge, kids and dogs are welcome, lots of parking. Great food and many taps, non alcohol options.
Saturday
28
Fulton Park Community Center
7:00 PM
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Our Saturday night series at Fulton Hall continues!
7 pm newconer/refresher lesson, 7:30-10:30 pm dance, $6-20 sliding scale, cash or check.

Jan 28: caller Isaac Banner [Seattle], music by Gordy Euler, Keith Moe, and Carl Thor
Feb 25: caller Kelly Tabor, music by The Hat Band [Jon Neff, guitars; Syd Newell, fiddle)
Mar 25: caller Gordy Euler, music by The Campaign for Reel Time (Betsy Branch (fiddle), Mark Douglass (piano), and Bill Tomczak (clarinet, saxophone, percussion).
Apr 22: caller Shell Stowell [Corvallis], music by The R.E.D. Band [Olympia] (River Scheuerell, Eros Faulk, and Dante Faulk)

GN* = all callers use gender-neutral terminology

COVID Policy:
PCDC events require proof of full vaccination: two doses of Pfizer or Moderna, or a single does of Johnson & Johnson, and at least one booster, if eligible.

PCDC events require attendees always wear a “well-fitted mask” – that is, a mask that fully covers the nose and mouth at all times, is made of multi-ply material (cloth and/or surgical masks, typically together), or is an official N95, KN95, or K94 mask (all without valves). Masks with holes, face-shields, gaiters, single-layer masks and bandanas are not considered well-fitted masks.

PCDC English and Contra events require that attendees acknowledge that close contact with others involves certain risk. Consequently, attendees will be required to sign an events waiver.
Sunday
29
via Zoom
9:00 AM
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We will be conducting RainyCamp 2023 via Zoom starting Friday evening and completing Sunday Evening in the traditional Seattle Song Circle.
RainyCamp is free for 2023; we gladly accept donations.

Sunday
29
Rochester NY
11:00 AM
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We are starting up in-person sing arounds, but Golden Link will still be hosting virtual sing-arounds on Zoom.

Virtual sing arounds actually provide some advantages over in-person sing arounds as well. We‘ve seen participation from people around the United States and around the world. Even for people who live close by, sometimes travel to our in-person sing arounds can be an impediment to attending, especially on work nights. So, due to the success of the current Zoom sing arounds, we plan to continue the virtual sing arounds in addition to the in-person sing arounds even when things return to normal. This would allow many more people to participate than we see in our in-person sing arounds.

Jan 15 (Tue): virtual sing around, Leader: David Russell
Jan 22 (Tue): virtual sing around, Leader: Janice Hanson
Jan 29 (Tue): virtual sing around, Leader: Sue Hengelsberg
Feb 5 (Tue): virtual sing around, Leader: Jeff Stewart
Feb 12 (Tue): virtual sing around, Leader: Nikki Roosa
Pat Pauly

MEETING TIME:
4:15 pm - Open to connect
4:30 pm - Sing-around begins
Sunday
29
Cafe Artichoke
1:30 PM
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We are excited to host Portland Bluegrass Sunday Jam every 2nd and 4th Sundays (and 5th when it happens) at Artichoke! This is a live, in-person, and open Bluegrass jam from 1:30-4:30pm. Acoustic only please, all levels of experience welcome, $5 cover at the door. PLEASE NOTE: This week the jam will take place in the CAFÉ
Sunday
29
The Hostel Cafe
1:30 PM
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On Sunday afternoons, the Hostel Café in Portland, Oregon provides a friendly setting for this TrailJams Irish traditional tune session. TrailJams is a music community focused on making acoustic music together outside for the enjoyment of the musicians and of people passing by. The cozy café makes a great place to keep the music going in the winter. In better weather, the tune playing moves out to the café’s courtyard. Guests of the Hostel Café and the adjoining Northwest Portland Hostel are likely to settle at one of the nearby tables to enjoy the music.

COVID Policy:
Mask required · Staff wear masks · Staff get temperature checks · Staff required to disinfect surfaces between visits.
Sunday
29
via Zoom
5:00 PM
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Song Circle every Sunday - see Facebook page of Fat Albert‘s Coffee House for Zoom Link and meeting ID.
Sunday
29
NE Portland House Concert
7:00 PM
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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. It’s whistling winds in the pines, rambling boys and tragic girls, joys and laughter from old times, furious and foot-tapping instrumental tunes, and a little touch of glory-to-God. And it’s the hovering ghosts of Jimmie Rogers and The Carter Family and Bill and Lester and Earl and Woody and all the greats who showed the way. (Note for this show: Potluck 6PM/Show 7PM : Suggested donation $30 or what you can.) Potluck 6 pm, show 7 pm, Suggested donation is $30 - pay what you can. All income levels welcome. To RSVP for a concert or to ask questions, you can use the form on the website or send an email to abbiew(at)froggie.com. We invite you to make a voluntary donation of 1$ or more for the live streaming portion of the show. 100% of the streaming tips go to the artists! COVID Policy: This policy is in flux and may change! I will keep you updated as we go along. At this moment in time, we require full vaccination to attend. Also, please wear a mask indoors when not eating or drinking. We will have air filters on hand & will open windows and doors as much as we can. We cannot 100% promise even then that you won’t ever get sick but we are doing our best to minimize the risk with the information that we have. Feel free to email Abbie at abbie(at)froggie.com if you have any questions.
Sunday
29
Online
7:00 PM
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Held every Sunday. For more info, go to: http://www.seafolklore.org/wp/about-sfs/seattle-song-circle/.
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