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October, 2019

Sunday
20
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Portland Sacred Harp cordially invites all who love to sing to add their voices to our 28th Annual Pacific NW Sacred Harp Convention.

This is a FREE community event, open to all ages and no singing experience is required. Songbooks will be available to borrow for the day, come and go as you please, potluck lunch at noon.
Sunday
20
Happy Valley School of Music
10:00 AM
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Every other Sunday from Sep 8 through Oct 20, led by Tracy Kim, learn to improvise over any chord or chord progression at any time, $120 for four workshops, Artichoke Music, More info: artichokemusic.org/classes.

Please Note: If you miss the start date of the term, you can do a $35 drop-in rate per session. Please contact Tracy at 503-236-8613.
Sunday
20
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 djed by Dennis Myers

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.
Cost- $15 for dance, brunch and lesson, $12 for brunch and dance
Sunday
20
Happy Valley School of Music
11:30 AM
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Every other Sunday from Sep 8 through Oct 20, led by Tracy Kim, learn and jam in a relaxed setting, $120 for four workshops. More info: artichokemusic.org/classes.

Please Note: If you miss the start date of the term, you can do a $35 drop-in rate per session. Please contact Tracy at 503-236-8613.


Sunday
20
Laurelthirst Pub
12:00 PM
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Gypsy jazz and vintage swing acoustic stringband, free, all ages. Info: 503-232-1504 or www.laurelthirst.com (Every Sunday)
Sunday
20
Happy Valley School of Music
1:00 PM
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Every Sunday from Sep 8 through Oct 20, led by Tracy Kim, this class makes learning and understanding music theory fun and EASY! $150 for seven classes. More info: artichokemusic.org/classes.

Please Note: If you miss the start date of the term, you can do a $30 drop-in rate per session. Please contact Tracy at 503-236-8613.
Sunday
20
1:00 PM
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Cajun musicians gather at different homes, everyone is welcome and sometimes there is room to dance. Potluck! To get on the mailing list, send to Tia Regan at regantia(at)gmail.com
Sunday
20
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
20
Artichoke Music
2:00 PM
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Led by Mark Bosnian, a monthly community sing-along gathering. $10. Info: 232-8845 or artichokemusic.org/classes
Sunday
20
Unitarian Universalist Church of Vancouver
2:00 PM
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music by UUCVan Contra Band, led by Carl Thor, caller Rich Goss.
Sunday
20
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
20
Beaverton Community Center
3:00 PM
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Come prepared to share a 5-to-7-minute story. RSVP and confirm the date with terry.jordan(at)comcast.net. (Every third Sunday)
Sunday
20
Strum Guitars
3:00 PM
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Benefit for Raphael House
Sunday
20
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Old-time blues. Every Sunday. Free.

Sunday
20
Woodland Assembly of God
5:30 PM
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Enjoy gospel music with potluck and fellowship to follow. Please RSVP to Pastor Richard Monks at 360-225-6332 or Gary Everett at 360-606-8992.
Sunday
20
Muddy Rudder Public House
6:00 PM
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Irish music, no cover, 21+.
Sunday
20
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.
Sunday
20
Kells Irish Restaurant and Pub
6:30 PM
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Free. (2nd through last Sundays but please verify)
Sunday
20
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
20
House Concert
7:00 PM
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Talented songwriter and musician - author of "The President Sang Amazing Grace", house concert in SW Portland, contact Emily Daniel at eldaniel1(at)mac.com for more information.
Sunday
20
Artichoke Music
7:00 PM
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Calling all players and fans of the ukulele! Join us for an entire evening devoted to our love for our delightful instrument, hosted by Avery Hill, $5, advance tickets from www.brownpapertickets.com (plus service fee).

Have a song or two you‘d like to share? Individuals and small groups are invited to sign up for a slot ahead of time (email avery(at)learnsongbysong.com) or on the night of the open mic, if there is still space.
Sunday
20
The Vault at Gastro Mania
7:00 PM
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Roots and more, with Hank Rasco, Steve Bradley, John Bunzow, Bob Love, Jeff Woodcock, Kurtis Piltz, $8 cash at door.
Sunday
20
Fulton Park Community Center
8:00 PM
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Every Sunday, led by Donna Cole, we dance circles, couples, and some lines; beginning dances will be taught at 8, followed by new dances at 9, admission $7. Check the online calendar at http://portlandisraelidance.com for cancellations or schedule changes.
Sunday
20
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.
Monday
21
KBOO Radio - 90.7 FM
5:30 AM
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Early morning folk music to get your week started, hosted by Sam Bouman.
Monday
21
Artichoke Music
10:30 AM
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Aaron Canwell of the popular Kindie band, Micah and Me, is teaching a weekly ukulele drop in designed for parents, caregivers, and nannies who would like to learn to play the ukulele with their little ones in tow. This is also available to anyone of any age; just know kids will be tolerated!

The cost is $10 for anyone over 10 years of age (even if they bring their own ukulele). And $10 per ukulele for those under 10 years old that choose to participate.

Extra sessions at noon-1 pm and 2-3 pm.
Monday
21
Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Willamette Falls
7:00 PM
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Every 1st & 3rd Monday, UU Congregation at Willamette Falls, 710 6th St., Oregon City (big pink church right across from the library), parking in the lot behind the church. Contact Emily Brault at skypilotemily{at}msn.com to get on the mailing list.
Monday
21
Lake Theater & Cafe
7:00 PM
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Doors open at 6 pm, Blues and folk, price varies.

Nov 11: Simon and Garfunkel Tribute Show, $20, VIP table (seats 4) $120.
Nov 18: Johnny Burgin CD Release Party w/ special guest Rae Gordon, $15, VIP table (seats 4) $80.
Nov 25: Janiva Magness, $30, VIP table (seats 4) $140.
Monday
21
Muddy Rudder Public House
8:00 PM
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Doin‘ what it takes, no cover, 21+.
Monday
21
Laurelthirst Pub
9:00 PM
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The Kung Pao Chickens (Tim Acott, Gary Gunther, Jon Neufeld, and Tracy Kim) perform a diverse mix of European gypsy jazz, American jazz classics, and Brazilian bossa novas, free.
Tuesday
22
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
22
Village Ballroom
10:00 AM
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Every Tuesday until Dec 31, open to the public and all are welcome! Mr. Ben will sing your children‘s favorite songs, inspiring movement, growth, connection, and cognitive and emotional development.

music from 10 to 10:45, and if time allows, open play afterwards with toys provided by Woodlawn Swap n‘ Play Less.
Tuesday
22
Mississippi Pizza
5:30 PM
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Kelli Welli is a fun, popular Portland childrens’ performer. Her music is great for toddlers on up, 2nd & 4th Tuesdays.
Tuesday
22
Tapalaya
6:00 PM
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Fine sax with piano attached, free. Info: reggiehouston.com
Tuesday
22
Laurelthirst Pub
6:00 PM
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Jackstraw, 6-8 pm, bluegrass; impeccable musicianship and hard-driving originals, Laurelthirst Public House *, free, all ages.
Tuesday
22
Pacific Crest Community School
7:00 PM
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Meets every Tuesday (except Oct 8). Instructors are Maggie Lind – clawhammer banjo, Patrick Lind – guitar, Sophie Enloe –fiddle. Previous experience on your instrument is required. If you’ve been playing old-time music on fiddle, clawhammer banjo, or guitar for a while and are ready to meet and play with other people, then this class is for you! $125-$150 for 8 weeks and learn 6 traditional tunes and songs.
Tuesday
22
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
22
Hostel Café
7:00 PM
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Every Tuesday, free, all ages. Info: 503-417-8143 or www.hostelcafepdx.com.
Oct 22: Sunfish Duo (Sarah Ells Fish and Dan Fish)
Wednesday
23
KBOO Radio - 90.7 FM
5:30 AM
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Traditional and contemporary folk music, hosted by John Risley
Wednesday
23
Artichoke Music
6:00 PM
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Led by Annie Sea, live looping allows musicians to lay down layer after layer of sound in real time.

Loopers of all levels are welcome. We will have the space to split the group into two stations at this venue, so beginners and more experienced loopers will be able to practice with others at their level, $25.
Wednesday
23
Round Table Pizza
6:30 PM
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Every Wednesday, newcomer friendly! Info: Jane Gallagher at janeromfo5(at)gmail.com

Wednesday
23
The Vault at Gastro Mania
7:00 PM
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A new band each week, $7 cash at the door (except as noted), Info: 503-715-6157 or www.oregonbluegrass.org
Oct 2: Fiddle Night (Luke Price, James Mason, Ben Blechman,Annie Staninec) - $10 cash at door
Oct 9: True North
Oct 16: Whiskey Deaf
Oct 23: Sam Hill
Oct 30: Leif & Aileen Halvorson with Friends
Wednesday
23
Alberta Street Pub
7:00 PM
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Zydeco Dance Lesson 7 - 7:30, 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.
Wednesday
23
Brickhouse Bar & Grill
8:00 PM
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Every Wednesday, hosted by local singer-songwriter Ric Trinkle.
Featured Act:
Oct 23: Three Together (Doug Smith, Judy Koch Smith & Don Mitchell)
Oct 30: Sea Caves (Sydney Rohrs, Shiloh Halsey, Cameron Jones, Brian Nelson, Johnny Askew)
Thursday
24
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
24
Village Ballroom
10:00 AM
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Every Thursday, until Nov 21, a fun, energetic, interactive acoustic show for kids, free, suggested donation of $5 per kid or $10 per family.
Thursday
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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
24
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
24
Winona Grange #271
7:00 PM
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Every Thursday, 7-9 pm, drop-in class, beginners always welcome, $5 per person (12+).
Thursday
24
Hostel Café
7:00 PM
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Every Thursday at the Northwest Portland Hostel in the Hostel Cafe, free, no purchase necessary.
Thursday
24
Artichoke Music
7:00 PM
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Every 2nd & 4th Thursday, 7 pm (doors open at 6:30), hosted by Jon Lee, features a different theme each fortnight, $5 donation at the door, beer, wine, sparkling water, tea, and light snacks available at the bar.

Oct 24: Tribute to the Dead

Thursday
24
Billy Blues Bar
8:00 PM
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Beatles tribute band, Info: ray_richards1{at}msn.com.
Friday
25
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
25
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
25
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
25
Laurelthirst Pub
6:00 PM
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Enchanting duo, free, all ages.
Friday
25
House Concert in Northeast Portland
7:00 PM
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An evening of humorous stories, user-friendly songs, and acoustic folk philosophy that’s guaranteed to leave you smiling. Come out and sing along with me. I’m bringing my banjo and other weapons of mass delight.

House concert in Northeast Portland, hosted by Donna Andrews, space is limited — reserve your seat. To make a reservation and get directions: contact Donna.Andrews2020(at)gmail.com or 206-432-2569, suggested donation: $15-20, no one turned away.
Friday
25
The Vault at Gastro Mania
7:00 PM
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Jazz, blues, soul - Louis Pain with Renato Caranto & Edwin Coleman III, $10 cash at door.
Friday
25
Oaks Park Dance Pavilion
7:30 PM
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The 26th annual weekend of English country dancing. For more info and pre-registration (required) go to: portlandecdball/info.

Oct 25 (Friday), 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM: Pre-Ball Dance
Caller: Ric Goldman
Band: Heather Pinney (piano), George Penk (violin), Laura Kuhlman (flute).
Newcomers welcome; best to arrive by 7:15 and introduce yourself to the caller for orientation. No partner required.
Dance shoes only on the maple floorboards, please.

Oct 26 (Saturday),
noon-2 pm: Ball Workshop
7-11 pm: The Ball
Caller: David Macemon
Band: Fine Companions - Betsy Branch (violin), Lisa Scott (piano), Bill Tomczak (winds), Erik Weberg(flute).
All Friday and Saturday events at:
Oaks Park Dance Pavilion
7805 SE Oaks Park Way
Portland, Oregon 97202

Oct 27 (Sunday), 10:30am – 2:00pm: Potluck Brunch and Dance Party at:
A Renaissance School
0234 SW Bancroft St
Portland OR
Friday
25
Alberta Rose Theatre
8:00 PM
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8 pm (doors open at 7), Stand And Sway is a new band that combines the talents of singer/songwriters Beth Wood and Ara Lee. Join them tonight as they celebrate the release of their debut album, "Deep Blue".

Portland trio Five Letter Word, recent winners of the Northwest String Summit Band Competition, kicks off the show, $16 advance/$19 door. Minors OK when accompanied by a parent or guardian. Tickets online through www.albertarosetheatre.com.
Friday
25
House Concert – Wee Ceili Room
8:00 PM
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Bringing Scottish traditional music to audiences in five continents; social potluck and drink starts at 7 pm, concert at 8, $20 open seating. All seats need to be purchased, then address will be given.


Friday
25
Alberta Street Pub
9:00 PM
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Classic and original county music fronted by sisters Gabrielle and Joanna Macrae with sibling tight harmonies, with White Lights and Mizner & Smith, great for dancing, $10, 21+.
Friday
25
Laurelthirst Public House
9:00 PM
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9 pm, more than just a tribute band, $12, 21+.
Saturday
26
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
26
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
26
Laurelthirst Public House
12:00 PM
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noon-2 pm, Nuanced and sassy stringband music with sweet harmonies, free, all ages.
Saturday
26
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.
Saturday
26
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
26
Artichoke Music
2:00 PM
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Led by Ronn McFarlane, Visiting Instructor, in this lute “show-and-tell”, Ronn traces the 800 year history of the lute – the most popular instrument of the Renaissance – and its evolution, its music, and its place in popular culture, $30.
Saturday
26
The Moon and Sixpence
4:00 PM
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4-6 pm: Caleb Klauder, Kevin Sandri, Brian Bagdonus and Taylor Grover start out the party (almost the complete Original Foghorn Leghorn Stringband)
6-9 pm: Pete Krebs
9 pm-late: Johnny Connoly & friends, old time, country and Irish, Don‘t know yet if there‘s a cover. Should be all ages till 8 or 9.
Saturday
26
Laurelthirst Public House
6:00 PM
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6-8 pm, incredible, dusty, road-worn songs, played by a ready and rowdy killer ensemble, free, all ages.
Saturday
26
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Concert 7 pm (doors open at 6), 18th Season Kickoff~ Halloween Fall Flight of Fancy, $20 (plus service fee), tickets from Eventbrite, all sales final, all ages, bar with ID.

The Cast:
3 LEG TORSO - Charming and Delighting Portland since 1996 with their Fiddle-Tastic, Accordion-o-Riffic musical stylings!

UKELADIES PDX - A Bevy of Dashing, Darling Ukulele Divas ~ Sure to Charm and Please!

HORSENECKS - Furious Fiddling, Beguiling Banjo & Heartbreaking Harmonies from the North-West’s Old-Time Finest!

STARELLA SISTERS - A time Machine bringing the Glory Days of Dancing Showgirls to our Stage!

CHARLIE BROWN- Thrill to the Skill of Rose City’s Premier Juggler & Cigar Box Manipulator!

KJ McELRATH - Firey Fingers Fly Revealing Rompin’ Ragtime Piano!

The Cur~Tails - Our Jazzy, Swing-a-Lishus house band!
Saturday
26
Oaks Park Dance Pavilion
7:00 PM
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The 26th annual weekend of English country dancing. For more info and pre-registration (required) go to: portlandecdball/info.

Oct 25 (Friday), 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM: Pre-Ball Dance
Caller: Ric Goldman
Band: Heather Pinney (piano), George Penk (violin), Laura Kuhlman (flute).
Newcomers welcome; best to arrive by 7:15 and introduce yourself to the caller for orientation. No partner required.
Dance shoes only on the maple floorboards, please.

Oct 26 (Saturday),
noon-2 pm: Ball Workshop
7-11 pm: The Ball
Caller: David Macemon
Band: Fine Companions - Betsy Branch (violin), Lisa Scott (piano), Bill Tomczak (winds), Erik Weberg(flute).
All Friday and Saturday events at:
Oaks Park Dance Pavilion
7805 SE Oaks Park Way
Portland, Oregon 97202

Oct 27 (Sunday), 10:30am – 2:00pm: Potluck Brunch and Dance Party at:
A Renaissance School
0234 SW Bancroft St
Portland OR
Saturday
26
Portland State University Lincoln Recital Hall - LH 75
7:00 PM
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Five-time international prize winner and 2018 winner of classical guitar’s most prestigious competition, Guitar Foundation of America (GFA), $11.50 advance, student discounts available, free to PFS members.
Saturday
26
The Vault at Gastro Mania
7:00 PM
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R&B, rock, awamp, $8 cash at door.
Saturday
26
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Traditional Country - Western Music – Bluegrass open mic, all are welcomed Every 2nd and 4th Saturday, doors open 6:30 pm, jam 7-10 pm.
Saturday
26
Village School Gym
7:00 PM
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2nd & 4th Saturday, potluck 5:30 pm, lesson at 7, dance at 7:30, sliding scale admission: $6-10 members (students with ID get $1 off), $8-10 general ($1 off if arriving before newcomers‘ session 7 pm).
Oct 12: music by Treehouse, caller Rich Goss
Oct 26: music by The Nettles, caller Gordy Euler
Nov 9: music by Breakers Yard, caller Isaac Banner
Nov 23: music by The Euphemists, caller Woody Lane
Saturday
26
Norse Hall
7:30 PM
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(7:30 lesson, 8:00 PM dance), $6-15 sliding scale. Info: portlandcountrydance.org.

Oct 26: music by George Penk, Heather Pinney, and friends, caller Laurel Thomas
Saturday
26
House Concert
7:30 PM
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7:30 pm, potluck: 6:30 pm, traditional and original music, voluntary donation $20, or as you can. Please RSVP for directions & to reserve as space is limited. Info: Abbie Weisenbloom at abbiew(at)froggie.com or 503-233-4945. For music, please visit: www.mckassonandmcdonald.com.

Ryan McKasson (fiddle), Eric McDonald (guitar, vocals), Jeremiah McLane (accordion).
Saturday
26
Muddy Rudder Public House
7:30 PM
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Acoustic blues And Americana, no cover, 21+. Info: jamesclem.com
Saturday
26
Artichoke Music
8:00 PM
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Reinventing the lute for the twenty-first century, doors open at 7:30, $15, advance tickets from www.brownpapertickets.com (plus service fee).
Saturday
26
Alberta Street Pub
9:00 PM
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20th Anniversary Show with The Low Bones, Henri Debris, alternative rock, folk rock, $10
Sunday
27
Willamette Heritage Center
8:00 AM
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Step into a world of Celtic culture at the Ceili of the Valley’s fourth annual Samhain Celtic New Year Festival 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019, in the Spinning Room at the Willamette Heritage Center, 1313 Mill St. SE.
Sunday
27
Just Bob Café (formerly Anna Bannanas)
10:00 AM
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Labor/woman songs/Malvina Reynolds ditties. (Every 4th Sunday but please verify)
Sunday
27
Happy Valley School of Music
10:00 AM
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Every other Sunday from Sep 15 through Oct 27, led by Tracy Kim, learn the most common chord voicings of Brazilian guitarists, $120 for four workshops, More info: artichokemusic.org/classes

Please Note: If you miss the start date of the term, you can do a $35 drop-in rate per session. Please contact Tracy at 503-236-8613.
Sunday
27
Oaks Park Dance Pavilion
10:30 AM
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The 26th annual weekend of English country dancing. For more info and pre-registration (required) go to: portlandecdball/info.

Oct 25 (Friday), 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM: Pre-Ball Dance
Caller: Ric Goldman
Band: Heather Pinney (piano), George Penk (violin), Laura Kuhlman (flute).
Newcomers welcome; best to arrive by 7:15 and introduce yourself to the caller for orientation. No partner required.
Dance shoes only on the maple floorboards, please.

Oct 26 (Saturday),
noon-2 pm: Ball Workshop
7-11 pm: The Ball
Caller: David Macemon
Band: Fine Companions - Betsy Branch (violin), Lisa Scott (piano), Bill Tomczak (winds), Erik Weberg(flute).
All Friday and Saturday events at:
Oaks Park Dance Pavilion
7805 SE Oaks Park Way
Portland, Oregon 97202

Oct 27 (Sunday), 10:30am – 2:00pm: Potluck Brunch and Dance Party at:
A Renaissance School
0234 SW Bancroft St
Portland OR
Sunday
27
Happy Valley School of Music
11:30 AM
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Every other Sunday from Sep 15 through Oct 27, led by Tracy Kim. Love the Beatles? This workshop and jam session will teach you many of the Beatles most requested and classic songs. Info: artichokemusic.org/classes. All instruments are welcome for this workshop.

Please Note: If you miss the start date of the term, you can do a $35 drop-in rate per session. Please contact Tracy at 503-236-8613.
Sunday
27
Alberta Street Pub
12:00 PM
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A rotating cast of Portland‘s finest and most danceable swing bands, $6, all ages, kids under 12 free. Info: www.albertastreetpub/music.
Oct 27: Pink Lady & The Tramps
Nov 3: The Hot Lovin‘ Jazz Babies
****Part of the Siren Nation Festival 2019****
Nov 10: Hot July
Sunday
27
Laurelthirst Pub
12:00 PM
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We are 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. Info: 503-232-1504 or www.laurelthirst.com.
Sunday
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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
27
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, all ages. More info: www.albertastreetpub.com/music.
Oct 27: Mo Phillips & Jessa Campbell
Nov 3: Pointed Man Band, Mo Phillips
Nov 10: Red Yarn
Sunday
27
Kennedy School Community Room
3:00 PM
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Community Room (SE corner of the building), All are welcome. Topics and teachers vary from month to month and are intended to deepen our relationship to the tradition of Sacred Harp singing. See www.portlandsacredharp.org for more info.
Sunday
27
The Vault at Gastro Mania
3:00 PM
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Irish music, $5 cash at door.
Sunday
27
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Contact jamiberry(at)yahoo.com (Every 4th Sunday)
Sunday
27
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
27
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Old-time blues. Every Sunday. Free.

Sunday
27
First Congregational Church
5:00 PM
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Perhaps the most precise and soulful classical guitarist of his generation, Portland International Guitar series, tickets $24-$57, all ages.

Sunday
27
Muddy Rudder Public House
6:00 PM
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Irish music, no cover, 21+.
Sunday
27
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.
Sunday
27
Kells Irish Restaurant and Pub
6:30 PM
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Free. (2nd through last Sundays but please verify)
Sunday
27
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
27
Village Ballroom
7:00 PM
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4th Sunday until December, then back to the 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.
Sunday
27
Lake Theater & Cafe
7:00 PM
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Doors open at 6 pm, This performance will showcase John on piano accompanied by long time collaborators Jeff Leonard on bass and Jason Moore on percussion. This trio has been performing together for 25 years and the music will feature elements of folk, jazz, classical & rock spun in different directions, $20, VIP table (seats 4) $100
Sunday
27
+++SHOW CANCELLED+++ Artichoke Music
7:00 PM
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Benefit For Artichoke Music, $15, advance tickets through www,brownpapertickets.com (plus service fee).

Opening the show: Johnny B and Lenny.

Illinois Doug, Slide McBride and Dale Jones will be presenting a cross-section of American music; folk, jazz, blues, swing, even some classic country.
Sunday
27
Fulton Park Community Center
8:00 PM
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Every Sunday, led by Donna Cole, we dance circles, couples, and some lines; beginning dances will be taught at 8, followed by new dances at 9, admission $7. Check the online calendar at http://portlandisraelidance.com for cancellations or schedule changes.
Sunday
27
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.
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