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May, 2022

Sunday
22
People's Music Network YouTube page
12:00 PM
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Leon Rosselson has been turning silence into song for six decades, creating a sound track for unsung heroes and unspeakable scoundrels. The People's Music Network is celebrating Leon's lifetime of work with a live online concert featuring an international lineup of musical luminaries -- including Leon himself -- singing his songs and reflecting on how his music has made a difference in struggles for justice and peace.

Each artist will perform a song written by Leon Rosselson. Artists include Frankie Armstrong, Billy Bragg, Martin Carthy, Barbara Dane, Charlie King, and many others. For a full list, go to https://www.peoplesmusic.org/event-4789267.

The concert is totally free to the public through the YouTube livestream. By registering for the concert, people can help support PMN’s year round work of presenting workshops, conferences, and songswaps, while also getting the Zoom link for the show.

Members of the People's Music Network may register for free.
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
Kennedy School Community Room
3:00 PM
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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
22
McMenamins Kennedy School Community Room
4:00 PM
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From the Denson book
Sunday
22
Chehalem Cultural Center Grand Ballroom
7:00 PM
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Join us this spring for a monthly concert series in our Grand Ballroom
(doors open at 6:30 pm). Concerts are approximately 60-75 minutes with an intermission, table for one $100/table for two $200 (with complimrentary wine), individual tickets $25.

Concert Schedule:
Feb 18 (Fri): LaRhonda Steele Band
Mar 11 (Fri): Maria Olaya & Saffire Bouchelion
Apr 23 (Sat): The Ben Rosenblum Trio
May 22 (Sun): Christopher Whyte, Percussion

COVID Policy:
Proof of Full Vaccination or Negative COVID test within 48 hrs of event required for attendance - checked at the door.

All parties will be seated together and socially distanced from other parties.

Mask wearing is enforced except while eating and drinking.
All performers are fully vaccinated and will remove masks during performance.

As you are likely aware, the State of Oregon is lifting indoor mask requirements inside public facilities on March 12. Over the last two years your understanding and support has helped CCC keep our community safe. Moving forward, we will continue to follow all official guidance from the State and will be closely observing further developments.

While we will continue to support those who choose to wear masks at CCC, beginning March 12 masks will be optional for all staff and guests of the Center.
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
London
11:30 AM
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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.

NOTE: Since the UK does not go on Daylight Savings Time until Mar 27, Herga at The Castle will start at 12:30 pm PDT on Mar 14 and 21.

The live club remains closed due to the Corona Virus epidemic for the forseeable future.

However, we are now running weekly singarounds using Zoom, and approximately once a month are featuring a booked guest.

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
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Hosted by Nat Case and Second Monday Shanty Sing

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
Hostel Cafe
6:30 PM
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Free live music in the Hostel Courtyard is back! This awesome event draws tons of people each week and features a touring or local artist, as well as two open mic sessions. Come down and check out our singer-song writer sets and enjoy some Portland-made brews and locally sourced foods while you do it.

Featured Artists:
Mar 21 (Mon): Karyn Ann & Douglas Allen will perform together.
Mar 28 (Mon): The Dill PIckers

COVID Policy:
Mask required · Staff wear masks · Staff get temperature checks · Staff required to disinfect surfaces between visits.
Monday
23
Waverly UCC
8:00 PM
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Get ready for the Waterfront Blues Festival - tonight only $5 donation!

We‘ll have the fans on, windows open, cold lemon water, and a playlist of cool blues, waltzes and fun summer tunes. Drop in for a few dances, or stay for the evening.

No warm-up tonight - Open dancing 8:30 - 10:30
DJ‘s for the evening are Dorothy Sharrar and Eric Singer

The dances are currently for vaccinated dancers and masks are optional. $5 donation tonight only

Join Lenora and your dancing friends at our new location. A lovely floor, plenty of seating, and a great central location. We plan to be there every Monday night, $10, all ages.

8-8:30 pm: Warm up with a 30 minute dance lesson
8:30-10:30 pm: Open dancing to a varied playlist including waltz,
swing, blues, ballroom, Latin, and more with DJ‘s, Dorothy Sharrar and Eric Singer.

COVID Policy:
The dances are currently for vaccinated dancers and masks are optional in April.
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
Rochester NY
4:30 PM
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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.

Nov 23 (Tue): virtual sing around, Leader: Vern Lindberg
Nov 30 (Tue): member spotlight sing around, Leader: Bill Chandler
Dec 7 (Tue): virtual sing around, Leader: Pat Pauly
Dec 14 (Tue): virtual sing around, Leader: Janice Hanson
Dec 21 (Tue): Theme: Holiday Songs, Leader: Sandra Condry
Dec 28 (Tue): virtual sing around, Leader: Nikki Roosa

MEETING TIME:
4:15 pm - Open to connect
4:30 pm - Sing-around begins
Tuesday
24
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Led by Maggie Lind (clawhammer banjo), Patrick Lind (guitar), and Sophie Enloe (fiddle). Previous experience on your instrument is required. If you are playing in the fiddle or banjo sections, you should be fairly comfortable picking out melody notes by ear but we are working on developing this skill as well. Guitarists should be familiar with the following open position chords: A, C, D, E, F, G and able to play the bass note/after strum or “boom chuck” technique.

Cost for the 8 week session is sliding scale $160 – $125 per student. If you choose to skip the group zoom lessons you may have access to the online portion of the fall session for $80. Please email Maggie to register.

Pay what you can afford and email maggiebanjo (at) gmail.com if you have financial need. We offer scholarships and we want our classes to be accessible to all. We are happy for you to share one registration fee per household during this time, especially if you are financially impacted by the pandemic. If you would like to contribute a little extra money to support students that can’t pay full price, please let us know or simply add it to your registration fee. Thank you!
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, Wayne Johnson and Will Selzer
3rd Wednesday, Alex & Erica
4th Wednesday, Stephanie Canales (Canto Nuevo)
5th Wednesday, John Risley

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
Southampton UK via Zoom
12:00 PM
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The Focsle now meets virtually, via Zoom. Join us and our international music friends (including some professionals) each Wed.

NOTE: Since the UK does not go on Daylight Savings Time until Mar 27, FOCSLE Folk Club will start at 1 pm PDT on Mar 16 and 23.
Wednesday
25
Mekong Bistro
7:00 PM
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Beginning Mar 30 (Wed) and continuing every Wednesday --
DJ‘d tunes plus a 30-minute dance lesson to start the evening.

Free the first night!

Rotating Wednesday night instructors & playlists
1st Wednesdays: Roland & Janine Jemerson
2nd Wednesdays: David Seitz and Patti Lind
3rd Wednesdays: Terri Jo Bonbright and Roland Jemerson
4th Wednesdays: Deb Gasster and Rich Steronko
5th Wednesdays: we‘ll have a blues dance lesson with Marjorie and Dexter Taylor

COVID Policy:
Proof of vaccination required; masks are optional.
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.

COVID Policy:
Full vaccination required.
Wednesday
25
The Old Church
7:30 PM
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A benefit concert for the Columbia Riverkeeepers, $36 advance/$46 day of show (doors open at 6:30).

Presenting the world premiere of Waterways in music and painting, a collaboration by Columbia Riverkeeper Composer-in-Residence Deena T. Grossman and artist Collin Murphy. Featuring Oregon Symphony members Martha Long and Zach Galatis (flutes), Vali Phillips (viola) and Pansy Chang (cello), plus Rory Cowal (piano) and Mirabai Peart (voice and viola). The world premiere of Waterways comes at a moment when this touch from music and art are likely to evoke our deepest feelings of healing and rejuvenation.

COVID Policy:
TOC requires either proof of a full course (booster shots not required) of COVID-19 vaccination OR proof of a negative PCR or antigen COVID-19 test taken in the prior 72 hours. All tests must be medically administered. At-home tests not accepted.

Indoor masking is recommended.

Please note that TOC’s COVID-19 policies are subject to change. TOC will contact all ticket buyers when policies are updated.

At the request of the artist or arts organization, we may require enhanced protocols for certain shows.

All sales are final. If you are not able to attend you may sell your tickets yourself or pass them onto a third party.

Along with their ticket, attendees will need to bring either their physical vaccination card, a photo of their vaccination card, or a digital vaccination record, as well as a government-issued ID such as a driver’s license or passport. Ages 17 and under can show a school ID or another form of identification.
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
Belfast UK via Zoom
1:00 PM
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Weekly singaround. The zoom link is posted on the Sunflower Folk Club facebook page a day or two before (see link below).

NOTE: Since the UK does not go on Daylight Savings Time until Mar 27, Sunflower Folk Club will start at 2 pm PDT on Mar 17 and 24.
Thursday
26
The Hostel Cafe
7:00 PM
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The jam is back, live and in person at last! Hosted by Scott Killops at the Hostel Cafe every Thursday outdoors in the courtyard. Masks required when ordering indoors. 12 local taps, wine and Kombucha plus great food available for purchase. Many thanks to Britta and Jim
Kennett for having the jam at the cafe again.

COVID Policy:
Mask required · Staff wear masks · Staff get temperature checks ·
Staff required to disinfect surfaces between visits.
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: Dan Shramek and Steven Morrison

Prior shows available on the KBOO program page at https://kboo.fm/program/cascadia-coffeehouse
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
Facebook Livestream
6:00 PM
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Tune in to the virtual Friday Night Concert Series every Friday night for our special livestream virtual concert!

Feb 25: February Sky
Mar 4: Rory Makem
Mar 11: Kyle Rasche
Mar 18: Trillium
Mar 25: Wattle & Daub
Apr 1: Open Mic
Apr 8: The Twangtown Paramours
Apr 15: Kray Van Kirk
Apr 22: Halley Neal
Apr 29: Mark Dvorak
May 6: Tret Fure
May 13: Central Standard Time
May 20: Lee Murdock
May 27: The Rough and Tumble
Jun 3: Dave Martin
Jun 10: Brad Cole
Jun 17: Jan Seides
Jun 24: Ric Gordon
Friday
27
Walters Cultural Arts Center
7:30 PM
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A Walters favorite with a loyal Northwest following, Craig Carothers began his career in Portland before relocating to Nashville where he performs on such famous stages as the Bluebird Cafe and writes for artists such as Trisha Yearwood, Lorrie Morgan, Kathy Mattea, and Peter, Paul & Mary, $18 advance/$22 day of show.

This talented singer-songwriter delivers original music that is both heartbreakingly beautiful and scathingly funny, performed with a lively deadpan smile and a soulful, rich voice that’s downright swoony. His newly released album, 39 Pink Flamingos is his response to, “What did you do during the pandemic?” Discover why his performances have been described as “truly magical,” and experience the moving compositions of this home-grown talent with national appeal.

COVID Policy:
Starting Saturday, March 12, masks are optional, available, and welcome in City of Hillsboro facilities. This policy update follows revised rules and guidance from the Oregon Health Authority.
Friday
27
Inner NE Portland House Concert -or- YouTube Live watch page
7:30 PM
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The Faux Paws ~ Featuring Andrew VanNordstrand (Vox, fiddle, guitar) and Noah VanNorstrand (tenor guitar, mandolin, Harmony Vox, foot percussion), Chris Miller (saxophone, banjo).

From raging fiddle tunes, to saxophone solos and unrequited love songs, the music of The Faux Paws would be hard to pin down with standard genre descriptions. The trio’s contagious groove, and feel-good melting pot folk music has been honed over ten years of playing together.

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! At this moment in time, full vaccination is required 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 abbiew(at)froggie.com if you have any questions.
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
on internet radio
4:00 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.

Mar 12 (Sat): Taping at Artichoke Music at 2 pm, guest Ptetty Gritty.
Apr 2 Sat: Taping at Artichoke Music at 2 pm, guest Curtis & Loretta

You can listen on www.folkmusicnotebook.com on Saturday at 4PM PST and again at 10 pm PST.
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.
Sunday
29
Cafe Artichoke
1:30 PM
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We are excited to host Portland Bluegrass Sunday Jam every other Sunday at Artichoke!

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

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.

PLEASE NOTE: Regarding shows, at this time we are willing to issue a FULL refund to anyone who feels uncomfortable and was not aware of the current Covid-19 policy when they purchased tickets for an event.
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
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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