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February, 2020

Saturday
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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
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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
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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
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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
1
Artichoke Music
1:00 PM
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Led by Avery Hill, for all levels; fun and familiar songs in a joyful atmosphere, $10 suggested donation.
Saturday
1
Artichoke Music
1:00 PM
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Led by Tracey Rose Brown, this workshop will focus on learning and playing together a few timeless and traditional Celtic tunes, $30,

Combined harp workshop + recital package, includes Timeless Celtic Tunes followed by Bunting‘s Graces and finishing your afternoon with their closing recital, $50.


Saturday
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Waverly UCC
1:00 PM
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Led by Greg Stone, all instruments, no registration required, drop-ins welcome; knowledge of basic chords and ability to execute the chord changes is required. class $15, jam only $5 donation.

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

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

Saturday
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Led by Cindy Schaufenbuel, many of you may have heard of the famous Belfast Harp Festival of 1792, and of the 19-year-old prodigy, Edward Bunting, who was asked to notate the playing of the traveling harpers there. In later life, Bunting and his colleagues spent countless hours recording how the dying breed of itinerant harpers played the beautiful and haunting old Irish melodies, $30.

Combined harp workshop + recital package, includes Timeless Celtic Tunes followed by Bunting‘s Graces and finishing your afternoon with their closing recital, $50.
Saturday
1
Artichoke Music
4:00 PM
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Join accomplished harpists Cindy Schaufenbuel and Tracey Rose Brown for a performance of harp music from a wide range of traditions. As a players of both modern lever harps and historical harps, the join recital will explore and demonstrate their interest in exploring opportunities for shared techniques and new symbioses among harpists in an unamplified and intimate setting, drop-ins welcome, $12.
Saturday
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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
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Clark County Genealogical Society Annex
6:00 PM
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1st Saturday of every month, 5 pm, bring snacks and finger food to share, 6 pm sing, Clark County Genealogical Society Annex (located in the strip mall on the east side of the street between Mill Plain and Evergreen), 715 Grand Blvd, Vancouver, ‘60’s-‘70’s folk and more. Info: Ted, 360-883-3030.
Saturday
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Blue Diamond
6:00 PM
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Lisa Mann‘s Nasty Ass Birthday Party at the Blue Diamond.
This show is sick and wrong and not for the faint of heart. NW Women deliver the nastiest songs from old-timey blues all the way up to Denise LaSalle, as well as crafty originals that will make you blush beet red! Back by popular demand..., 2nd show at 9 pm, no cover, 21+.
Saturday
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Alberta Rose Theatre
7:00 PM
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7 pm show (doors open at 6), A fantastic lineup of folk singer-songwriters join together to raise money for JOIN PDX, $30 Advance/$32 Day of Show

Winterfolk, Portland, Oregon’s largest annual folk music event, a benefit for JOIN, is celebrating its 32nd Anniversary.

JOIN is an organization pledged to assist folks find and maintain housing, throughout the Portland metro area.

Performers include:
Tracy Grammer
Kate Power/ Steve Einhorn
Brooks Hill
Beth Wood
Jim Page with Billy Oskay
Kim Stafford – poet laureate of Oregon
Tom May and Friends
Saturday
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House Concert
7:30 PM
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Concert at 7:30 pm (potluck at 6:30), guitar duo with plenty of seat-of- the-pants soloing as well as some elaborate two-guitar arrangements that recall other great guitar pairings: Eddie Lang and Lonnie Johnson, John Scofield and Bill Frisell, Lennon and Harrison, Rice and Blake, Garcia and Weir, and McLaughlin and DiMeola, to name a handful, “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.
Saturday
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First Congregational Church, Gatton Hall
7:30 PM
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DANCE (1st & 3rd) — 8-11 pm (beginners‘ lesson 7:30 pm). First Congregational Church, Gatton Hall, 4515 SW West Hills Rd., Corvallis (unless otherwise noted), $7-10 sliding scale; minus $1 for walker/bike rider/student. Contact Jennifer Carlin at 541-231-0008. Info: https://corvallisfolklore.org.

Jan 4: music by The Alchemists, caller Erik Weberg
Jan 18: music by The Nettles, caller Isaac Banner (at OSU Memorial Union Ballroom, 2501 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis)
Feb 1: music by Coriolis, caller Eric Curl
Feb 15: +++pre-empted by Corvallis Contra Weekend+++
NOTE: Signups for the weekend have closed.
Feb 16: Special Sunday Contra Dance
Mar 7: music by The Hat Band, caller Woody Lane
Mar 21: music by Cascade Crossing, caller Shel Stowell
Saturday
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Norse Hall
7:30 PM
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An evening of dancing to blues, waltz, W & E Coast Swing, Nightclub two-stepS, alt tango music in a comfortable atmosphere with a great group of dancers, $10 for lesson and dance.

7:30 pm: all levels blues lesson with Robert Umali Evans
8:15-11pm: dance to recorded music. DJ Dennis Myers

Saturday
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Fulton Park Community Center
8:00 PM
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Dance 8-11 pm (beginners‘ lesson 7:30), $6-15 sliding scale. Info: portlandcountrydance.org

Feb 1: music by The Stage Crew, caller Michael Karcher
Mar 7: music by UnLeashed!, caller William Watson
Apr 3: music by The Stage Crew, caller Erik Weberg
May 2: music by UnLeashed!, caller Laurel Thomas

Saturday
1
Aladdin Theater
8:00 PM
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Show at 8 pm (doors open at 7), two legends of Hawaiian music. Each became an icon in the 1970s, both at the creative forefront as Hawaiian music reinvented itself. They have continued to lead the way for over 4 decades, $35, advance tickets available at Eventbrite (plus service fee), no refunds.



Sat, February 1, 2020, 8:00 PM PST

Doors at 7:00 PM



Aladdin Theater
3017 SE Milwaukie Ave.
Portland, OR 97202
No Refunds
Saturday
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Blue Diamond
9:00 PM
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Lisa Mann‘s Nasty Ass Birthday Party at the Blue Diamond.
This show is sick and wrong and not for the faint of heart. NW Women deliver the nastiest songs from old-timey blues all the way up to Denise LaSalle, as well as crafty originals that will make you blush beet red! Back by popular demand..., no cover, 21+.
Saturday
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Laurelthirst Pub
9:00 PM
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Redray Frazier + guests
9:00 pm - 12:00 am, modern soul singer with a classic heart brings his full band back to the Laurelthirst, $6.


Sunday
2
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
2
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
2
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
2
Alberta Street Pub
12:00 PM
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A rotating cast of Portland‘s finest and most danceable swing bands, $6, advance tickets available from Eventbrite (plus service fee), all ages, kids under 12 free. Info: www.albertastreetpub/music.
Jan 12: Hot July
Jan 19: Sportin‘ Lifers
Jan 26: Pink Lady & The Tramps
Feb 2: The Hot Lovin‘ Jazz Babies
Feb 9: Hot July
Feb 16: Sportin‘ Lifers
Feb 23: Pink Lady & The Tramps
Sunday
2
Portland Audubon Center
12:00 PM
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Monthly bluegrass jam sponsored by the Oregon Bluegrass Association and organized by Rich Powell, all levels, acoustic only, small donation requested to cover room rental. Info: powellr5923(at)q.com.

It starts at 12 noon and continues until about 4 pm. Come for all or part of the day! There‘s lots of room for jammers and listeners, plus great views and Audubon‘s educational displays and gift shop.

There is a parking lot across the road, and additional parking is allowed on the wide shoulders of Cornell Road.
Sunday
2
Laurelthirst Pub
12:00 PM
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Local purveyors of Django-style gipsy jazz and swing band music!, free, all ages.
Sunday
2
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
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Waverly Heights UCC
2:00 PM
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Songbooks provided, no exp necessary. Info: website or Jessica Beer at jessicabeer(at)gmail.com
Sunday
2
Ladd Taphouse
2:00 PM
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Every Sunday from 2 to 5 pm, this is an ongoing jam open to all ages and levels, acoustic only. The Ladd Taphouse has a full menu, over 40 taps, and full bar.
Sunday
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Alberta Street Pub
3:00 PM
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A rotating lineup of Portland‘s finest family performers for the kids & showcasing Portland‘s best singer-songwriters for the grown-ups, $8 per walking human, advance tickets available from Eventbrite (plus service fee), all ages. More info: www.albertastreetpub.com/music.

Feb 16: Tallulah‘s Daddy
Feb 23: Mo Phillips & Jessa Campbell
Mar 1: Pointed Man Band
Mar 8: Red Yarn
Mar 15: Tallulah‘s Daddy
Mar 22: Mo Phillips and Jessa Campbell
Mar 29: Mo Phillips
Sunday
2
Strum Guitars
3:00 PM
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Bluegrass guitar workshop, $20
Sunday
2
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
2
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Old-time blues, every Sunday, free.

Sunday
2
Muddy Rudder Public House
6:00 PM
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Irish music, no cover, 21+.
Sunday
2
Laurelthirst Pub
7:00 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
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Award winning singer songwriter, blues/newfolk/roots artist Anne Weiss will be appearing in the New Year on the Artichoke stage with a new band! Joining her, and also featured as soloists, will be multi instrumentalist, percussionist, vocalist and recording artist Martin Zarzar (Pink Martini), Nord keyboard wizard and vocalist JP Garau (Ellen Whyte) and Buoyant Bassist Julio Appling (Student Loan), $15, advance tickets available from Brown Paper Tickets (plus service fee).

Anne Weiss is a vocalizing treasure. Shes a songwriter, blues belter, gospel wailer, multi-instrumentalist, with an enormous, soulful voice, an unusual cross between Janice Joplin and Joni Mitchell, with some Aretha thrown in for good measure.
Sunday
2
Spare Room
8:00 PM
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He‘s passionate about the blues and keeping true to the tradition, free, 21+.
Sunday
2
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.
Monday
3
KBOO Radio - 90.7 FM
5:30 AM
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Early morning folk music to get your week started, hosted by Diane Hunt.
Monday
3
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
3
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
3
Mississippi Pizza
5:00 PM
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Guitar and ukulele music for toddlers and up with lots of interactive songs.
Monday
3
Laurelthirst Pub
6:00 PM
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Old friends playing roots and country music they love, free.
Monday
3
Community Music Center
7:00 PM
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Free monthly meeting with open mic and featured performer most months.

Mar 2: Mario Diaz & Cameron O‘Connor

PGS Meeting Ensemble Night - For our March 2nd meeting -- a special invitation to ensembles! Guitar duos, trios, quartets, guitar with other instruments, any style of music - come and play at the March meeting! Solo performers, please also come as always. RSVP here: pdxguitarsociety(at)gmail.com.
Monday
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Cal Scott and Richard Moore welcome Portland singer-songwriter and bass player to the stars Denny Bixby, to their Songwriter Circle at Artichoke Music, $15, tickets available at bixcircle.brownpapertickets.com (plus service fee), beverages and snacks are available.

More information from Matt Miner at 503-484-8196 or mattminermusic(at)gmail.com. The series is sponsored by Hearing Health of Raleigh Hills.
Monday
3
Lake Theater & Cafe
7:00 PM
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7 pm show (doors open at 6 pm), Blues and folk, price varies.

Jan 6: Curtis Salgado & Alan Hager Duo, SOLD OUT
Jan 13: The King Louie Organ Trio, with Renato Caranto & Edwin Coleman III, $15, VIP table (seats 4) $80.
Jan 20: Reggie Houston MLK Celebration, $20, VIP table (seats 4) $100 (doors open at 6:15 pm).
Jan 27: Devin Phillips’ Black & Blue, $15.
Feb 3: The Mel Brown B-3 Organ Group, $20, VIP table (seats 4) $100.
Feb 10: Heart2Heart Valentines Special with LaRhonda Steele and Julie Amici, $20, VIP table (seats 4) $120.
Feb 17: 3 Leg Torso w/ Tony Starlight and Ralph Huntley - PRESIDENTS of the PAST, $20, VIP table (seats 4) $120.
Feb 24: Rose City Kings Lundi Gras Celebration, $15, VIP table (seats 4) $80.
Mar 9: Trifecta: Lisa Mann, Bre Gregg, Mary Kadderly (w/ Dan Gildea), $15, VIP table (seats 4) $80.
Monday
3
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
3
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
3
8:00 PM
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Traditional Irish music on the first and third Mondays of the month, free.
Monday
3
Muddy Rudder Public House
8:00 PM
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Doin‘ what it takes, no cover, 21+.
Monday
3
Laurelthirst Pub
9:00 PM
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The finest in local Django Reinhardt-inspired gypsy jazz and swing dance music, free.
Tuesday
4
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
4
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
4
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
4
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
4
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
4
Laurelthirst Public House
6:00 PM
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Bluegrass; impeccable musicianship and hard-driving originals, free, all ages.
Tuesday
4
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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
4
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
4
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
4
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
4
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
4
Laurelthirst Pub
9:00 PM
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Legendary songwriter Jerry Joseph brings an acoustic version of his band in for a week-long residency. Lots of special guests (see list below), $10 suggested donation.

Feb 4 (Tue): 9-11 pm, free ($10 suggested donation): tonight is the short ‘soundcheck’ show!
Feb 5 (Wed): 9-11:30 pm, guests Paul Brainard, Little Sue and Jenny Conlee-Drizos, $10.
Feb 6 (Thu): 9 pm-midnight, guest Lewi Longmire, $10.
Feb 7 (Fri): 9:30 pm-12:30 am, guests Casey Neill, Marilee Hord and Jenny Conlee-Drizos, $10.
Feb 8 (Sat): 9:30 pm-12:30 am, guest Al Toribio, $10.
Feb 9 (Sun): noon-2 pm, guest Lewi Longmire, free, all ages.
Wednesday
5
KBOO Radio - 90.7 FM
5:30 AM
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Traditional and contemporary folk music, hosted by Jack Bohl.
Wednesday
5
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
5
Mississippi Pizza
11:00 AM
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Matt Lynch provides a family friendly music show for kids of all ages.
Wednesday
5
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
5
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
5
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
5
East Portland Eagles Lodge
7:00 PM
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7 pm, always an acoustic set followed by an electric set, come ready to dance, $5, free to members. Info: cascadebluesassociation.org

Jan 8:
Acoustic Set: The Jenny Moriarty Experience
Electric Set: Generation Headstrong
Wednesday
5
Polish Library Association Dance Hall
7:30 PM
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7:30-10 pm, $8/$7 students (octogenarians and beyond free), Info: joyridecontra(at)gmail.com or www.joyride.erikweberg.com.
Feb 5: music by Joyride, caller Susan Michaels
Mar 4: music by Joyride, caller Sue Hulsether
Apr 1: music by Joyride, caller Susan Petrick
May 6: music by Joyride Trio, caller Lindsey Dono
Jun 3: music by Joyride, caller TBA
Wednesday
5
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
5
Laurelthirst Pub
9:00 PM
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Legendary songwriter Jerry Joseph brings an acoustic version of his band in for a week-long residency. Lots of special guests (see list below), $10 suggested donation.

Feb 4 (Tue): 9-11 pm, free ($10 suggested donation): tonight is the short ‘soundcheck’ show!
Feb 5 (Wed): 9-11:30 pm, guests Paul Brainard, Little Sue and Jenny Conlee-Drizos, $10.
Feb 6 (Thu): 9 pm-midnight, guest Lewi Longmire, $10.
Feb 7 (Fri): 9:30 pm-12:30 am, guests Casey Neill, Marilee Hord and Jenny Conlee-Drizos, $10.
Feb 8 (Sat): 9:30 pm-12:30 am, guest Al Toribio, $10.
Feb 9 (Sun): noon-2 pm, guest Lewi Longmire, free, all ages.
Thursday
6
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
6
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
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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
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Hosted by Catfish Lou‘s and Reggie Houston, $5 at the door.
Thursday
6
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
6
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
6
EaT: an Oyster Bar
7:00 PM
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Old-time blues and Nawlins food, no cover. Info:
www.stevecheseborough.com
Thursday
6
Artichoke Music
7:00 PM
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Every 1st and 3rd Thursday, 7 pm (doors open at 6:30), share an original or cover song with a community of song lovers; hosted by a rotating cast of Artichoke MCs, $5 donation at the door, beer, wine, sparkling water, tea, and light snacks available at the bar.
Thursday
6
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
6
Laurelthirst Pub
9:00 PM
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Legendary songwriter Jerry Joseph brings an acoustic version of his band in for a week-long residency. Lots of special guests (see list below), $10 suggested donation.

Feb 4 (Tue): 9-11 pm, free ($10 suggested donation): tonight is the short ‘soundcheck’ show!
Feb 5 (Wed): 9-11:30 pm, guests Paul Brainard, Little Sue and Jenny Conlee-Drizos, $10.
Feb 6 (Thu): 9 pm-midnight, guest Lewi Longmire, $10.
Feb 7 (Fri): 9:30 pm-12:30 am, guests Casey Neill, Marilee Hord and Jenny Conlee-Drizos, $10.
Feb 8 (Sat): 9:30 pm-12:30 am, guest Al Toribio, $10.
Feb 9 (Sun): noon-2 pm, guest Lewi Longmire, free, all ages.
Friday
7
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
7
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
7
KBOO Radio - 90.7 FM
12:00 PM
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All Fridays (except the third Friday) hosted by Don Jacobson, third Friday host: Laurie Sonnenfeld.

Folk, political, and women‘s music, both traditional and contemporary. A folk music collective, Don and Laurie love to feature live local and nationally known musicians! Music and conversations with an uplifting tilt. Live guests have included Peggy Seeger, Tracy Grammar, Linda Waterfall, Shanghaied on the Willamette, Geoff Muldaur, Utah Phillips, Rosalie Sorrels, and Anne Feeney.
Friday
7
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
7
Clark County Historical Museum
6:00 PM
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First Friday, Washington Old Time Fiddlers Association (WOTFA) Jam and SnackLuck open to the public. Held at the Clark County History Museum - a great venue. First Friday every month and part of the Vancouver Arts Walk. Generally a song circle jam, but this may vary. Very newcomer and beginner friendly with advanced and expert fiddlers always most welcome. Fiddles, Guitars, Mandolins and other traditional backup instruments welcome. Audience welcome. The Museum is open and free.
Friday
7
Laurelthirst Public House
6:00 PM
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6-8 pm, playing OG R‘n‘R & outlaw country music, free, all ages.

Feb 7: with Lewi Longmire
Friday
7
North Clark Historical Museum
6:00 PM
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Open Mic for musicians and music lovers is held the 1st Friday of each month, with Wayne Hoffman as emcee. Sign-up 6 pm, play 7-10 pm, sound system provided, free, donations accepted. Info: 360-247-5620 or wakjh(at)aol.com.

Friday
7
People’s Co-op Community Room
7:00 PM
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Community Room, upstairs (accessible by lift), singing from the Christian Harmony. Info: portlandsacredharp.org or Jessica Beer at jessicabeer(at)gmail.com.

Friday
7
KMUZ Radio - 88.5 FM & 100.7 FM
7:00 PM
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Music from the seven Celtic nations from musicians throughout the world. Hosts Ann and Beth, members of the Céilí of the Valley Society, create weekly themes from Celtic music, culture and history. Special programs introduce Celtic musicians performing locally; weekly Celtic calendars showcase area music, dance and cultural events. The show airs Friday nights from 7 to 8 PM on 100.7 & 88.5 FM, and rebroadcasts Tuesday mornings at 10 am. If you can’t listen on the radio you can stream them at kmuz.org/category/celticmusichour

Céilí of the Valley Society is an underwriter of the Celtic Music Hour.
Friday
7
Prosperity Pie Shoppe
7:00 PM
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Steve Goodman wrote and played some fantastic music and died of leukemia way too young. This will be an evening of Steve‘s music and a fundraiser for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, too. If you have stories about Steve Goodman that you‘d like to share, please let Albert know and we‘ll make time for them, too, all contributions welcome, $11 suggested donation.

Donations can also be made online @ https://donate.lls.org/lls/donate.
Friday
7
Strum Guitars
7:00 PM
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Mary Flower is an internationally known and award-winning picker, singer/songwriter and teacher.

The BBQ Boys are: Stew Dodge on fiddle and vocals (he is the owner and CEO of Stew Dodge Sound), Spud Siegel on mandolin, mandola and vocals (he is a ship’s captain on the Columbia River), Doc Stein on dobro, guitar and vocals (he is an ER doc in his spare time), Mark Vehrencamp on sousaphone (h is a railroad engineer for Union Pacific who also plays with the Vancouver Symphony), $15, 21+, tickets are non-refundable.
Friday
7
Viscount Studio
7:30 PM
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Hosted by Roland Jemerson and Janine Tebeau-Jemerson; lesson 8 pm, DJ‘d playlist 8:30 - 10:30 pm, $8, all ages.
Friday
7
Artichoke Music
7:30 PM
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Every Friday, 7:30 pm (doors open at 7), singer-songwriter performances: four acts performing 30-minute sets, admission $5.


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

Feb 14
Bellows and Squawk - neglected gems from the American songbook
Larry Wilder - dynamic interactive acoustic Americana
Jack Gariepy - storytelling new wave crooner
F/E/A/T/H/E/R - funky indie folk
Friday
7
Burlingame Water Tower
7:30 PM
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Modern English country dance for all, 7:30 pm, newcomers encouraged to come at 7:15 and introduce yourself to the caller for assistance, dance shoes only on the maple floorboards, please, $10 non-members, $8 members, $7 students & seniors.

Jan 17: music by Marjorie Millner, Brooke Bubna, Sean Nolan, caller Cynthia Stenger
Jan 24: music by Damsel, caller David Macemon
Jan 31: music by Richard Scher, Lisa Zweben, Sean Nolan, caller Cynthia Stenger
Feb 7: music by Lisa Scott, George Penk, Erik Weberg, caller Orly Krasner (NY)
Feb 14: music by Carl Thor, Ron Dann, Alan Rutherford, caller David Macemon
Feb 21: music by Heather Pinney and George Penk, caller Laura Hatch
Feb 28: music by Austen City Limits, caller Brooke Friendly
Mar 6: music by Marjorie Millner, Brooke Bubna, Sean Nolan, caller David Macemon
****A Cascade Promenade Event****
Mar 13: music by Lisa Scott, Elke Baker, caller Cynthia Stenger
Mar 20: music by Richard Scher, Ellen Hansen, caller Erik Weberg
Mar 27: music by Laura Kuhlman, Jon Neff + friends, caller Ric Goldman
Apr 3: music by Lisa Scott, Ellen Hansen, Leslie Hirsch + Fred Nussbaum, caller Nan Evans
Apr 10: music by Fine Companions, caller David Macemon
Apr 17: music by Richard Scher, Lisa Zweben, Laura Kuhlman, Jon Neff, caller Ric Goldman
Apr 24: music by Austen City Limits, caller Brooke Friendly
Friday
7
Winona Grange #271
7:30 PM
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Live music, 7:30-11 pm, $12.
Friday
7
Catfish Lou's
8:00 PM
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Original vocal jazz, rock & Latin with motivational dance covers, $10 cash at door.
Friday
7
Laurelthirst Pub
9:30 PM
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Legendary songwriter Jerry Joseph brings an acoustic version of his band in for a week-long residency. Lots of special guests (see list below), $10 suggested donation.

Feb 4 (Tue): 9-11 pm, free ($10 suggested donation): tonight is the short ‘soundcheck’ show!
Feb 5 (Wed): 9-11:30 pm, guests Paul Brainard, Little Sue and Jenny Conlee-Drizos, $10.
Feb 6 (Thu): 9 pm-midnight, guest Lewi Longmire, $10.
Feb 7 (Fri): 9:30 pm-12:30 am, guests Casey Neill, Marilee Hord and Jenny Conlee-Drizos, $10.
Feb 8 (Sat): 9:30 pm-12:30 am, guest Al Toribio, $10.
Feb 9 (Sun): noon-2 pm, guest Lewi Longmire, free, all ages.
Saturday
8
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
8
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
8
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
8
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
8
Fulton Park Community Center
4:30 PM
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Dance 4:30-6:30 pm, followed by potluck dinner, $6 adult, $5 child, $20 maximum per family.

Jan 11: Janet Trygstad and 5 Euro Tip
Feb 8: Heidi and the Süssefüsse Folk Dancers
Mar 14: Stephanie Noll with Pie for Breakfast Stringband
Apr 11: Janet Trygstad and 5 Euro Tip
Saturday
8
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
8
Brookdale at Fishers Landing
6:00 PM
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*****Portland FolkMusic Society Event*****

6:30 pm dessert potluck; 7 pm sing
Mary Benson
Brookdale at Fishers Landing
17171 SE 22nd Dr.
Vancouver, WA 98683
Roselva.martinez{at)brookdale.com
Saturday
8
Multnomah Grange #71
7:00 PM
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Bluegrass@The Grange series: jam at 5:30 pm, snack bar opens at 6:30, show at 7 pm, $10.

Future shows:
Mar 14: Sam Hill & The Sunfish Duo
Apr 11: Third Annual Taborgrass Night

All shows produced by the Multnomah Grange #71 and the Oregon Bluegrass Association.
Saturday
8
Hops on Tap
7:00 PM
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Acoustic Americana, roots rock, free.
Saturday
8
Abbie Weisenbloom Presents
7:30 PM
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Potluck 6:30 pm, show 7:30 pm, made up of Kristen Grainger (vocals), Dan Wetzel (guitar, vocals), Martin Stevens – (mandolin, fiddle, octave mandolin, vocals), and Josh Adkins (bass, vocals), Americana quartet True North is a powerhouse of intelligent, memorable songs, and lush instrumental and vocal performances, with the crazy-good picking and harmonies of a band deeply rooted in traditional folk and bluegrass genres, 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.
Saturday
8
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
8
House Concert
7:30 PM
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concert starts at 7:30 pm (doors open at 7), guitar, ukulele and a unique world-view…, Portland House concert, email Concerts2514(at)yahoo.com for reservations and address.
Saturday
8
Artichoke Music
8:00 PM
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7 pm (doors open at 6), Urban-folk supergroup with Kate Power, Steve Einhorn, Mick Doherty, and Kevin Shay Johnson - on guitars, banjo, hammered dulcimer, harmonica, upright bass, ukuleles, accordion, bodhran, bones, and a quartet of four rich voices. Beer and wine available, due to limited seating, dvance tickets aresuggested. $15, advance tickets available from www.brownpapertickets.com (plus service fee), all ages. Info: www.artichokemusic.org.
Saturday
8
Norse Hall Main Ballroom and Oslo Lounge
8:00 PM
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Join us for this annual celebration of dance and music. Dance to a uplifting selection of waltz, swing, Latin, and nightclub two step music, DJ Dennis Myers,$15, dress is urban eclectic, blue jeans to ballgowns, enjoy the decorations and treats and dance on Portland‘s premier large dance floor,

This ball also represents the 20th Anniversary of Portland Dance Eclectic.