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February, 2020

Sunday
16
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
16
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
16
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
16
Alberta Street Pub
12:00 PM
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A rotating cast of Portland‘s finest and most danceable swing bands, $6, advance tickets available from Eventbrite (plus service fee), all ages, kids under 12 free. Info: www.albertastreetpub/music.

Mar 15: Sportin‘ Lifers
Mar 22: Pink Lady & The Tramps
Mar 29: The Courtney Freed Five
Apr 5: The Hot Lovin‘ Jazz Babies
Sunday
16
Laurelthirst Pub
12:00 PM
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Local purveyors of Django-style gipsy jazz and swing band music!, free, all ages.
Sunday
16
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Songbooks provided, no exp necessary. Info: website or Jessica Beer at jessicabeer(at)gmail.com
Sunday
16
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
16
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
16
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
16
Alberta Street Pub
3:00 PM
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A rotating lineup of Portland‘s finest family performers for the kids & showcasing Portland‘s best singer-songwriters for the grown-ups, $8 per walking human, advance tickets available from Eventbrite (plus service fee), all ages. More info: www.albertastreetpub.com/music.

Mar 15: Tallulah‘s Daddy
Mar 22: Mo Phillips and Jessa Campbell
Mar 29: Mo Phillips
Apr 5: The Alphabeticians
Sunday
16
Artichoke Music
3:30 PM
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Every Sunday from Mar 1 to Apr 12, led by Brian Fergus, A ukestra is a ukulele orchestra, and is a fun, low stress and entertaining way to learn to play music together. Our teacher, Brian Fergus, is an experienced conductor, arranger, and performer who will organize Artichoke’s Ukestra for your own level of achievement, $120 for seven sessions, drop-ins $20 per session, pay at the door.

For more info, email ferglow@comcast.net.
Sunday
16
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
16
Catfish Lou's
5:00 PM
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Jazz is the Teacher, Funk is the Preacher” series. $8 cover.
Sunday
16
Muddy Rudder Public House
6:00 PM
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Irish music, no cover, 21+.
Sunday
16
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
16
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
16
First Congregational Church, Gatton Hall
7:30 PM
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Music by Stomp Rocket (New England) and Joyride (Portland), callers Sarah VanNorstrand and Lindsey Dono, $7-10 sliding scale; minus $1 for walker/bike rider/student. Contact Jennifer Carlin at 541-231-0008.
Sunday
16
Spare Room
8:00 PM
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He‘s passionate about the blues and keeping true to the tradition, free, 21+.
Sunday
16
Spirits Pub
8:30 PM
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Jimmy Russell (guitar, vocals), Steve Kerin (keyboard, vocals), Brian Foxworth (drums, vocals), and David Kahl (bass, vocals), Dan Berkery (guitar, vocals), free.
Sunday
16
Laurelthirst Pub
9:00 PM
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Super supportive showcase for everyone, signup at 8 pm, music at 9 pm, hosted by Taylor Kingman, free.

Feb 16: open mic hosted by Hayley Heynderickx.
Monday
17
Presidents' Day
Monday
17
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
17
Prosperity Pie Shoppe
10:00 AM
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Mr. Hoo with guitar. ukulele, and kazoo, provides energy, participation and fun, upbeat, gentle rock for kids and their grown-ups. We‘ll be in the back room at Prosperity Pie Shoppe. Plenty of room for the kids to dance, every Monday, $5 per family.
Monday
17
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
17
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
17
Mississippi Pizza
5:00 PM
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Guitar and ukulele music for toddlers and up with lots of interactive songs.
Monday
17
Laurelthirst Pub
6:00 PM
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Come along as Bad Assets take you on a musical road trip through the ghost towns and back roads of Oregon, free.
Monday
17
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
17
Lake Theater & Cafe
7:00 PM
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7 pm show (doors open at 6 pm), Blues and folk, price varies.

Mar 2: Illegal Smile - The Music of John Prine, $20, VIP table (seats 4) $120.
Mar 9: Trifecta: Lisa Mann, Bre Gregg, Mary Kadderly (w/ Dan Gildea), $15, VIP table (seats 4) $80.
Mar 16: St Patrick‘s with Patrick Lamb Jazz Quintet, $20, VIP table (seats 4) $100.
Mar 23: SONG SPEAK featuring AJ Fullerton with Steve Itterly, Lisa Mann, Rae Gordon, Pat McDougall, $15, VIP table (seats 4) $100.
Mar 30: Muddy Waters Tribute & Dance - Four Trains Runnin‘
with Alan Hager, Mitch Kashmar, Jimi Bott, and Dean Mueller, $10 dance floor, $20 general.
Apr 6: Aaron Meyer Band, $25, VIP table (seats 4) $120.
Monday
17
Mekong Bistro
7:30 PM
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Jimmy Russell (guitar, vocals), Steve Kerin (keyboard, vocals), Brian Foxworth (drums, vocals), and David Kahl (bass, vocals), free.
Monday
17
8:00 PM
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Traditional Irish music on the first and third Mondays of the month, free.
Monday
17
Muddy Rudder Public House
8:00 PM
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Doin‘ what it takes, no cover, 21+.
Monday
17
Laurelthirst Pub
9:00 PM
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The finest in local Django Reinhardt-inspired gypsy jazz and swing dance music, free.
Tuesday
18
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
18
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
18
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
18
Hillsboro Community Senior Center
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 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
18
Artichoke Music
5:30 PM
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Bob Howard and Dan Weber are your hosts! The doors open at 5:30 pm and the circle will go as long as the the songs keep flowing. There is no cover charge for this event, donations are welcome. The bar will be open for light snacks and refreshments.
Tuesday
18
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
18
Laurelthirst Public House
6:00 PM
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Bluegrass; impeccable musicianship and hard-driving originals, free, all ages.
Tuesday
18
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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
18
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
18
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
18
Mekong Bistro
7:00 PM
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Zydeco lesson -7:30 or 7:45 pm, DJ‘d Music until 10 pm, $10 general/$8 Cascade Zydeco members, all ages.

Zydeco DJ nights are back with custom playlists of your favorite tunes and new finds from our instructors, zydeco dance lessons with no sound-check hubbub, and a re-e-elaxed evening of dancing.



Tuesday
18
Alberta Street Pub
7:00 PM
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Show 7 pm (doors open at 6:30), Josephine County is more than the combination of four powerful traditional musicians. It is a gathering of friends, sharing their expertise, knowledge, and enthusiasm for music ranging from the United States to French Canada to Ireland and back. Erica Brown (fiddle, vocals), Matt Shipman (multi-instrumentalist), Hanz Araki (Irish flute, vocals), and Colleen Raney (vocals) very simply create an exceptional musical experience, $18, all ages.

Advance tickets available from Eventbrite (plus service fee), no refunds.
Tuesday
18
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
18
Portland Community College Rock Creek Campus, Building 3, Room 114
7:30 PM
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The Experience Music Series Presents Son de Cuba - a quartet created by musicians from Cuba and the United States. They play many genres such as Salsa, Timba, Son, Merengue, Cumbia, Latin Jazz, and more. The band consists of Nelson Morales (band leader, vocals, piano and bass), Freddy Vilches (percussionist and lead vocals), Ramon Brizuela (sax, flute and vocals), and Tony Glez (percussionist and vocals). Be ready to dance!

Donations gratefully accepted (cash or check) at the door. Parking is $2 (permits available from the machines). For more information about this concert and the series, please contact Anthony Catalan at anthony.catalan(at)pcc.edu.
Tuesday
18
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
19
KBOO Radio - 90.7 FM
5:30 AM
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Traditional and contemporary folk music, hosted by Ed Mellnik
Wednesday
19
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
19
Taborspace
10:00 AM
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Mo Phillips writes kids songs from his secret ninja laboratory in the Portland, Oregon area, held in the sanctuary.
Wednesday
19
Mississippi Pizza
11:00 AM
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Matt Lynch provides a family friendly music show for kids of all ages.
Wednesday
19
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
19
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
19
Santa Fe Taqueria
5:00 PM
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Mr. Ben will entertain, kids eat free.
Wednesday
19
Laurelthirst Pub
6:00 PM
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Local roots-rock songwriter Tommy Alexander brings his band in for a month of Wednesday happy hours with a different special guest every week, free.

Feb 5: Mike Coykendall
Feb 12: Nina Yates
Feb 19: Johnny Franco
Feb 26: Dead Men Talking
Wednesday
19
Artichoke Music
7:00 PM
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Every 3rd Wednesday, suggested donation $5 at the door. an informal and fun chance to play some blues with others. All acoustic instruments welcome – and beginners too! Feel free to bring a song to lead and teach us.
Wednesday
19
Mississippi Studios
8:00 PM
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Show 8 pm (doors open at 7), celebrated, Emmy-winning Denver Americana/folk/bluegrass act, $18, 21+.
Wednesday
19
Spirits Pub
8:30 PM
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Jimmy Russell (guitar, vocals), Steve Kerin (keyboard, vocals), Brian Foxworth (drums, vocals), and David Kahl (bass, vocals), Dan Berkery (guitar, vocals), free.
Wednesday
19
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.
Thursday
20
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 Paul Roland.

Thursday
20
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
20
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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
20
Hyatt Regency Bellevue
5:45 PM
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promotes, encourages and supports the performance of bluegrass and other closely related music.Performers include Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn, Darrell Scott, The Kruger Brothers, We Banjo 3, Kate Lee & Forrest O’Connor, John Reischman & the Jaybirds, Väsen, and many others, held at the Hyatt Regency in Bellevue Square, Bellevue WA. For tickets and Info: wintergrass.com.
Thursday
20
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Hosted by Catfish Lou‘s and Reggie Houston, $5 at the door.
Thursday
20
Laurelthirst Pub
6:00 PM
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Americana and country blues, free.
Thursday
20
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
20
Artichoke Music
7:00 PM
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Every 3rd Thursday, 7 pm (doors open at 6:30), join host Richard Colombo to share your favorite original or cover song with a community of song lovers! Names are chosen at random to determine the order of play., $5 donation at the door, beer, wine, sparkling water, tea, and light snacks available at the bar.
Thursday
20
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
20
Mississippi Studios
8:00 PM
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Show: 8 pm (doors open at 7), genre-bending, legendary eight-piece roots orchestra, $17 advance tickets available from Eventbrite (plus service fee), $20 day of show, 21+, mostly standing/ limited balcony seating, valid US ID or passport required for entry.
Thursday
20
Laurelthirst Pub
9:00 PM
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Nefesh Mountain is the place where American bluegrass and Old-time music meet with Jewish heritage and tradition. Band leaders, genre-pioneers, and husband and wife Doni Zasloff and Eric Lindberg are the heart of this eclectic offering, and share their love for American music, their own cultural heritage, and each other with audiences throughout the world.
Friday
21
KBOO Radio - 90.7 FM
5:30 AM
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Folk music to get your day started, hosted by Kurt Liebezeit (1st and 3rd Fridays, alternating with Cascadia Coffeehouse).
Friday
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.
Friday
21
Taborspace
10:00 AM
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Mr. Ben will entertain your kids in the gorgeous setting of Taborspace‘s Sanctuary space. Sing songs, be a part of the community, be happy, free, everyone is welcome. Tips are encouraged but never mandatory.
Friday
21
Portland Children's Museum
11:00 AM
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Join Red Yarn & the Critters at Portland Children’s Museum every Third Friday 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, price included with admission.
Friday
21
Alberta Street Pub
11:30 AM
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Show 11:30 (doors open at 11), with guitar. ukulele, and kazoo, provides energy and participation, $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
21
KBOO Radio - 90.7 FM
12:00 PM
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All Fridays - third Friday host: Laurie Sonnenfeld (hosted by Don Jacobson on all other Fridays).

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
21
Hyatt Regency Bellevue
1:45 PM
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promotes, encourages and supports the performance of bluegrass and other closely related music.Performers include Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn, Darrell Scott, The Kruger Brothers, We Banjo 3, Kate Lee & Forrest O’Connor, John Reischman & the Jaybirds, Väsen, and many others, held at the Hyatt Regency in Bellevue Square, Bellevue WA. For tickets and Info: wintergrass.com.
Friday
21
McMenamins White Eagle
4:00 PM
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Bluesy folk & roll with jazz, free, all ages.
Friday
21
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
21
Laurelthirst Pub
6:00 PM
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Legendary septuagenarian freak-folk troubadour and his nuanced band, free.
Friday
21
Mark's On The Channel
6:00 PM
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Acoustic blues and Americana, no cover, all ages. Note the new 6 to 8:30 pm music time. Info: www.jamesclem.com.
Friday
21
Trinity Lutheran Church
7:00 PM
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Dance 7:30 pm (lesson at 7), caller and live music at every dance, for beginners and seasoned dancers, family friendly, $5-15 sliding scale, under 12 free.
Friday
21
********Portland Folk Music Society Concert******** Reedwood Friends Church
7:30 PM
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Show 7:30 pm (doors open at 7), Sam Reider is an accordionist, pianist, composer, singer-songwriter and leader of The Human Hands, a remarkable band of bluegrass and jazz musicians based in Brooklyn, NY, online tickets through Seat Yourself (recommended) at www.portlandfolkmusic.org: $18 PFS members, $21 general admission, $10.50 ages 12-18 (under 12 free). Tickets at the door: $22 PFS members, $25 general admission, $12 ages 12-18 (under 12 free).
Friday
21
Walters Cultural Arts Center
7:30 PM
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If Dolly Parton and Aretha Franklin had a musical offspring, it would be Americana roots duo Stand and Sway. Steeped in soul, poetry, and harmony, Beth Wood and Ara Lee James blend together in a way that tends to break things: ceilings, hearts, ideas about genres, $18 advance/$22 day of show.

For music, see standandsway.com
Friday
21
Artichoke Music
7:30 PM
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Every Friday, 7:30 pm (doors open at 7), singer-songwriter performances: four acts performing 30-minute sets, admission $5.

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

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

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

Apr 3
Do Mi Stauber - Americana soul
Sheri Nicole Proffit - Blues folk
Robin Greene Jacobs - Indie folk blues with a twist
Betsy Langston - The heart of a quirky introvert
Friday
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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
21
Artichoke Music
7:30 PM
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Celtic Muse (Jennifer Pratt-Walter and Valerie Blessley), and Celtinalia (Jennifer Pratt-Walter and Carl Thor) combine to play enchanting music on Celtic harps, hammered dulcimer, vocals, and other instruments. Info: http://artichokemusic.org/calendar/calendar.php
Friday
21
Alberta Rose Theatre
8:00 PM
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Show 8pm (doors open at 7), one of the finest fiddlers Scotland has ever produced and his California-born music partner bring their Celtic magic to the Rose this evening, $30 advance/$35 day of show, minors OK when accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Friday
21
Laurelthirst Pub
9:00 PM
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Aw‘Mercy! is a Portland Oregon-based Hammond Organ-centric instrumental soul band that captures the late-60’s and early-70’s sounds of Motown and Stax. Connecting the soulful dots between artists such as Booker T and the MG’s, The Four Tops, and Marvin Gaye, Aw’Mercy combines the best sounds of the past with energetic and engaging performances that drag everyone onto the dance floor, free.
Saturday
22
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
22
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
22
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
22
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
22
Laurelthirst Pub
12:00 PM
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Recording artist, songwriter, and performer of folk, alt country, and rock, with a focus on guitar and voice as well as piano and live looping, free, all ages.
Saturday
22
Hyatt Regency Bellevue
1:10 PM
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promotes, encourages and supports the performance of bluegrass and other closely related music.Performers include Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn, Darrell Scott, The Kruger Brothers, We Banjo 3, Kate Lee & Forrest O’Connor, John Reischman & the Jaybirds, Väsen, and many others, held at the Hyatt Regency in Bellevue Square, Bellevue WA. For tickets and Info: wintergrass.com.
Saturday
22
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
22
Mississippi Pizza
5:00 PM
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Energetic songs and stories for the whole family; rotating performers.

Feb 29: Paper Tooth
Mar 7: Tallulah‘s Daddy
Mar 14: Pointed Man Band
Mar 21: Micah & Me
Mar 28: The Alphabeticians
Saturday
22
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
22
Laurelthirst Pub
6:00 PM
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Dusty, road-worn western original songs, played by a rowdy roots-rock band, free.
Saturday
22
Wonder Ballroom
6:30 PM
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Celebrate the most authentic Mardi Gras Experience in Portland at the Portland Mardi Gras Ball presented by Mysti Krewe of Nimbus, $30, 21+.
Saturday
22
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
22
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8 pm, folk and Americana, $15, advance tickets from www.brownpapertickets.com (plus service fee). Info: www.artichokemusic.org.
Saturday
22
Fulton Park Community Center
8:00 PM
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7:30 pm lesson, 8 pm dance, $6-15 sliding scale. Info: portlandcountrydance.org.
Saturday
22
Laurelthirst Pub
9:00 PM
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Rowdy, ramshackle roots-rock and country music from a bunch of good ole pals.
Sunday
23
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
23
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
23
Hyatt Regency Bellevue
11:15 AM
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promotes, encourages and supports the performance of bluegrass and other closely related music.Performers include Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn, Darrell Scott, The Kruger Brothers, We Banjo 3, Kate Lee & Forrest O’Connor, John Reischman & the Jaybirds, Väsen, and many others, held at the Hyatt Regency in Bellevue Square, Bellevue WA. For tickets and Info: wintergrass.com.
Sunday
23
Alberta Street Pub
12:00 PM
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A rotating cast of Portland‘s finest and most danceable swing bands, $6, advance tickets available from Eventbrite (plus service fee), all ages, kids under 12 free. Info: www.albertastreetpub/music.

Mar 15: Sportin‘ Lifers
Mar 22: Pink Lady & The Tramps
Mar 29: The Courtney Freed Five
Apr 5: The Hot Lovin‘ Jazz Babies
Sunday
23
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
23
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
23
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
23
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
23
Alberta Street Pub
3:00 PM
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A rotating lineup of Portland‘s finest family performers for the kids & showcasing Portland‘s best singer-songwriters for the grown-ups, $8 per walking human, advance tickets available from Eventbrite (plus service fee), all ages. More info: www.albertastreetpub.com/music.

Mar 15: Tallulah‘s Daddy
Mar 22: Mo Phillips and Jessa Campbell
Mar 29: Mo Phillips
Apr 5: The Alphabeticians
Sunday
23
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Two shows - 1st show: 3 pm (doors open at 2:30), second show: 5 pm (doors open at 4:30), join the teachers of Music Together of Portland for an all ages concert, to raise money for the Music Together of Portland scholarship fund, $15 adult/$5 children 17 & under.







Sunday
23
Gresham Eagles Lodge
4:00 PM
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Benefit Dance/Dinner/Party for Zarephath Food Kitchen & Pantry, gumbo and jambalaya dinner included, costumes encouraged, masks and beads at the door, zydeco dance instruction, $40 advance/$45 door.
Sunday
23
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
23
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
23
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Singing out with a group of people is a great way to learn new songs, practice hearing and finding harmonies, build up your confidence, and just feel better overall! In this workshop we’ll sing songs from both sides of the Atlantic, talk a bit about their origins and who brought them to the surface, and most importantly we’ll sing them together in harmony! Be ready to learn a whole new batch of classics from Ireland, England, Canada, and America, $20.
Sunday
23
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Two shows - 1st show: 3 pm (doors open at 2:30), second show: 5 pm (doors open at 4:30), join the teachers of Music Together of Portland for an all ages concert, to raise money for the Music Together of Portland scholarship fund, $15 adult/$5 children 17 & under.







Sunday
23
Hart House Concert
6:00 PM
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Potluck 6 pm, concert 7 pm, come to Hart House for a vigorous old-time string band from Nashville, suggested donation $20.

This is an INDOOR house concert, seating is limited. Reservations are required so we can have seating ready for everyone. Address provided with reservation.

The Hogslop String Band is a Nashville based band comprised of four energetic young musicians hailing from Georgia & Tennessee. Featuring Kevin Martin on the fiddle, Gabriel Kelley on guitar, Daniel Binkley on banjo and Pickle on the washtub bass, these boys surely raise a ruckus.

Plenty of street parking. Let us know if you have issues that we can help accommodate. Email minerva(at)europa.com or call 503-704-7037 with questions.
Sunday
23
Muddy Rudder Public House
6:00 PM
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Irish music, no cover, 21+.
Sunday
23
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
23
Artichoke Music
7:00 PM
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Jefferson Hamer is a songwriter, guitarist, and traditional musician based in Brooklyn, NY. His natural ear for vocal harmonies and powerful, melodic guitar playing make him a sought-after collaborator in both acoustic and electric settings. His influences include classic British folk icons such as Richard Thompson and Bert Jansch, golden-era songwriters like Gordon Lightfoot, American folk, country and bluegrass harmony singers, and traditional Irish music, $15, advance tickets available from brownpapertickets.com (plus service fee).
Sunday
23
Aladdin Theater
8:00 PM
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Show: 8 pm (doors open at 7), this Galway/Nashville-based quartet comprises two sets of brothers, Enda & Fergal Scahill and Martin & David Howley, on banjo, fiddle, mandolin, guitar, bodhran, and percussion. Their music is a passionate blend of Americana, bluegrass, Celtic, world music and pop propelled by lead singer David Howley’s emotive voice and pitch perfect harmonies from this band of brothers, $23.50, advance tickets available from Eventbrite (plus service fee), all ages.

This event is all ages,
Sunday
23
Spirits Pub
8:30 PM
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Jimmy Russell (guitar, vocals), Steve Kerin (keyboard, vocals), Brian Foxworth (drums, vocals), and David Kahl (bass, vocals), Dan Berkery (guitar, vocals), free.
Sunday
23
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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