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October, 2019

Tuesday
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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
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Gresham Senior Center
9:00 AM
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Community ukulele jam. Info: Barbara Adams at adamsbjw(at)eou.edu
Tuesday
1
Tapalaya
6:00 PM
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Fine sax with piano attached, free. Info: reggiehouston.com
Tuesday
1
Laurelthirst Pub
6:00 PM
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Bluegrass band, flying fingers and soaring harmonies, free, all ages.
Tuesday
1
Trap Door Brewing
6:30 PM
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Every other Tuesday, intermediate level and above, organized by Dennis Tomlin Info: dltomlin(at)gmail.com
Tuesday
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NOTE NEW LOCATION: 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
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Pacific Crest Community School
7:00 PM
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Meets every Tuesday (except Oct 8). Instructors are Maggie Lind – clawhammer banjo, Patrick Lind – guitar, Sophie Enloe –fiddle. Previous experience on your instrument is required. If you’ve been playing old-time music on fiddle, clawhammer banjo, or guitar for a while and are ready to meet and play with other people, then this class is for you! $125-$150 for 8 weeks and learn 6 traditional tunes and songs.
Tuesday
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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
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Alberta Rose Theatre
8:00 PM
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8 pm (doors open at 7), a unique fusion of folk, trad, rock and pop that represents the 8 band members who hail from different regions of Scotland, $32 advance/$40 door.
Minors OK when accompanied by a parent or guardian. Tickets online through www.albertarosetheatre.com.
Wednesday
2
KBOO Radio - 90.7 FM
5:30 AM
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Traditional and contemporary folk music, hosted by Jack Bohl.
Wednesday
2
NOTE NEW LOCATION: Swaha Studios, SE Portland
12:00 PM
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Every Wednesday from Sep 11 through Oct 23, 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
Wednesday
2
NOTE NEW LOCATION: Swaha Studios
1:00 PM
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Every Wednesday from Sep 11 through Oct 23, 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
2
Round Table Pizza
6:30 PM
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Every Wednesday, newcomer friendly! Info: Jane Gallagher at janeromfo5(at)gmail.com

Wednesday
2
The Vault at Gastro Mania
7:00 PM
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A new band each week, $7 cash at the door (except as noted), Info: 503-715-6157 or www.oregonbluegrass.org
Oct 2: Fiddle Night (Luke Price, James Mason, Ben Blechman,Annie Staninec) - $10 cash at door
Oct 9: True North
Oct 16: Whiskey Deaf
Oct 23: Sam Hill
Oct 30: Leif & Aileen Halvorson with Friends
Wednesday
2
House Concert
7:00 PM
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Refreshments 7-:45 pm, concert 7:45-8:45, multimedia house concert on the history of the women‘s suffrage movement, $15 suggested donation. Seating is limited - to reserve a place, contact Sandy Bly at sbly2(at)frontier.com.
Wednesday
2
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

Acoustic Set: Mojo Holler
Electric Set: Kim Field and the Perfect Gentlemen
Wednesday
2
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.
Oct 2: music by Joyride, caller Jeremy Korr
Nov 6: music by Joyride, caller Lynn Ackerson
Wednesday
2
Muddy Rudder Public House
8:00 PM
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Jazz vocalist, no cover.
Wednesday
2
Artichoke Music
8:00 PM
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Every Wednesday - Oct 2 through Nov 13 - 8-9 pm, led by Brenna McDonald, for the beginner or those who‘d like more time with the basics, $100 for seven classes, Artichoke Music, 2007 SE Powell. Info: 503-232-8845 or www.artichokemusic.org/calendar
Thursday
3
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
3
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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
3
Lincoln St. Methodist Church
6:00 PM
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Every Thursday from Oct 3 through Nov 21, offered by Song By Song founder & director Avery Hill, and taught by Lindsay Knapp, this class provides a low-risk, high-challenge, all-fun learning environment and requires no previous musical experience, $140 for eight classes. More info: www.learnsongbysong.com.

Thursday
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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
3
Catfish Lou's
7:00 PM
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Local jazz and blues trio.
Thursday
3
The Vault at Gastro Mania
7:00 PM
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Acoustical roots, jazz & country - with guest John Bunzow, $5 cash at door.
Thursday
3
Lincoln St. Methodist Church
7:15 PM
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Every Thursday from Oct 3 through Nov 21, offered and taught by Avery Hill, for those who have taken Ukulele 1 (or feel comfortable playing chords in the Key of C), this class expands on the basic skills you‘ve mastered and deepens them further, $140 for eight classes. More info: www.learnsongbysong.com.

Thursday
3
House Concert
7:30 PM
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7:30 pm, potluck: 6:30 pm, one of Boston’s fiercest and most innovative Celtic ensembles, voluntary donation $20, or as you can. Please RSVP for directions & to reserve as space is limited. Info: Abbie Weisenbloom at abbiew(at)froggie.com or 503-233-4945. For a music video, visit https://youtu.be/pNZG-THhJJM

The band is led by Elias Alexander (singer, piper) of Soulsha, MAC, Seven Nations, Fàrsan. It also features the talents of Scottish National Fiddle Champion and Glenfiddich champion Maura Shawn Scanlin (fiddle), Eamon Sefton (guitar), and Patrick Bowling (flute, whistle, bodhran, and step dance).
Thursday
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8 pm (doors open at 7), two great Americana singer-songwriters team up for an evening of acoustic performances, stories and songs, $25 advance/$30 door. Minors OK when accompanied by a parent or guardian. Tickets online through www.albertarosetheatre.com.
Thursday
3
Muddy Rudder Public House
8:00 PM
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Old-time bluegrass, no cover, 21+.
Thursday
3
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8 pm (doors open at 7), Molly Tuttle has broken boundaries and garnered the respect of her peers, winning fans for her incredible flatpicking guitar technique and confessional songwriting, $22 advance/$26 door, 21+. Tickets online through www.albertarosetheatre.com.

Presented by Alberta Rose Theatre but NOTE NEW LOCATION: This show is at POLARIS HALL, 635 N Killingsworth Ct, Portland, OR 97217, (503) 240-6088


Thursday
3
The Moon and Sixpence
8:30 PM
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Hard-hitting and heartfelt old-time and classic bluegrass.
Friday
4
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
4
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
4
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
4
Waverly UCC
6:00 PM
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Mark your calendars and practice up for the first open mic of the 2019-2020 class! Doors open at 6 pm for jamming, pizza at 6:30 pm, performances start at 7 pm.

Come share your wonderful music with us, or just come to listen while supporting your fellow musicians, $10 suggested donation, $5 for pizza.
Friday
4
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
4
Vino Veritas Wine Bar
7:00 PM
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Twin guitar hi-jinx featuring Brent Martens (of Ural Thomas and the Pain).
Friday
4
The Vault at Gastro Mania
7:00 PM
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Rockin‘ blues, $8 cash at door.
Friday
4
Burlingame Water Tower
7:15 PM
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Modern English country dance for all; 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.
Sep 27: music by Lisa Scott, Leslie Hirsch, Linda Danielson, caller David Macemon
Oct 4: music by Lisa Scott + Betsy Branch, caller Erik Weberg
Oct 11: music by Richard Scher, Jon Neff, Lori Schaffer, Sean Nolan, caller Cynthia Stenger
Oct 18: music by Lisa Scott, Leslie Hirsch, Erik Weberg, caller David Macemon
Oct 25: music by Heather Pinney, George Penk, Laura Kuhlman, caller Ric Goldman
Nov 1: music by Carl Thor, Erica Liebert, Sean Nolan, caller Erik Weberg
Friday
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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.

Oct 4
Cris Kelly - Artsy acoustic songwriter
Theo Czuk - Stories from the street - vocals/piano
Matt Michael - Passionate experience of limitless music
Steve and Kristi Nebel - Rip-snortin

Oct 11
Jim Callahan - Unique Americana Blend
Flagship Romance - Harmonic Alternative Folk
Sedona Fire Trio - Music from the heart
Richey Bellinger - Hand-made music
Friday
4
Muddy Rudder Public House
8:00 PM
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Bluesbilly good times, no cover, 21+.
Friday
4
Winona Grange #271
8:00 PM
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Irish Ceili, 8-11 pm, featuring Bob Soper, Elizabeth Nicholson, and Conor O‘Bryan, Winona Grange #271, 8340 SW Seneca St, Tualatin, $12/$10 veterans, students and 65+. Info: www.IrishPDX.com
Saturday
5
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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Great Food and American roots music, free.
Saturday
5
Old Liberty Theater
12:00 PM
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As a part of Birdfest & Bluegrass we will be showcasing three bluegrass bands, Whiskey Puppy, Sleepy Eyed Johns and Sunny South. This will be a matinee show from noon to three o’clock (doors open at 10:45). Tickets $10 ($8 with a button), available through ridgefieldfriends.org.

Sunny South goes on at noon, followed by Whiskey Puppy at 1 pm and Sleepy Eyed Johns at 2 pm.
Saturday
5
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
5
Waverly UCC
1:00 PM
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Led by Greg Stone, all instruments, no registration required, drop-ins welcome; knowledge of basic chords and ability to execute the chord changes is required. class $15, jam only $5 donation.
Saturday
5
The Vault at Gastro Mania
7:00 PM
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7-10 pm, jazz, funk, Latin-inspired groove, The Vault at Gastro Mania, 7840 SW Capitol Highway, $8 cash at door.
Saturday
5
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

Oct 5: music by The Nettles, caller Laurel Thomas
Oct 19: ****see Special Contra on Thu Oct 17****
Nov 2: music by Treehouse, caller Shel Stowell
Nov 16: music by Joyride, caller Deb Comly (OSU Women‘s Building, 160 SW 26th St., Corvallis)
****Special Contra****
Nov 25: music by Faux Paws, caller George Marshall
Dec 7: music by Uncle Farmer, caller Susan Petrick
Dec 21: music by Bandwidth, caller Isaac Banner
Jan 4: music by The Alchemists, caller Erik Weberg
Saturday
5
Fulton Park Community Center
7:30 PM
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8-11 pm (newcomers session 7:30), $6-15 sliding scale. Info: portlandcountrydance.org

Oct 5: music by The Stage Crew, caller Jesse Partridge

****GENDER-FREE CALLING****
Nov 2: music by Unleashed!, caller Rich Goss (at Multnomah Arts Center)


Saturday
5
Muddy Rudder Public House
8:00 PM
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Americana, rock & roll, alt-country, and folk.
Saturday
5
Artichoke Music
8:00 PM
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Adam Yust‘s emotionally honest songs are soulful and sweet. The emotional honesty is complemented by Ping Chen‘s classical temperament on Viola and Indigo Hall‘s improvisational impulses on Cello. Together the group is creating a new Folk idiom within the old folk paradigm.

Matt Meighan writes tradition-steeped, thought-provoking songs that are at turns personal, political, poignant and funny, doors open at 7:30, $15. Advance tickets from www.brownpapertickets.com (plus service fee). Info: www.artichokemusic.org/calendar
Saturday
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Hosted by The Norman Sylvester Band and Catfish Lou‘s.
Sunday
6
Happy Valley School of Music
10:00 AM
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Every other Sunday from Sep 8 through Oct 20, led by Tracy Kim, learn to improvise over any chord or chord progression at any time, $120 for four workshops, Artichoke Music, More info: artichokemusic.org/classes.

Please Note: If you miss the start date of the term, you can do a $35 drop-in rate per session. Please contact Tracy at 503-236-8613.
Sunday
6
Just Bob Café (formerly Anna Bannanas)
10:00 AM
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Celebrating the songs of Malvina Reynolds with a renewed resonance for the 21st century. (Every first Sunday but please confirm)
Sunday
6
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
6
Happy Valley School of Music
11:30 AM
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Every other Sunday from Sep 8 through Oct 20, led by Tracy Kim, learn and jam in a relaxed setting, $120 for four workshops. More info: artichokemusic.org/classes.

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


Sunday
6
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
6
Alberta Street Pub
12:00 PM
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A rotating cast of Portland‘s finest and most danceable swing bands, $6, kids under 12 free.
Oct 6: Hot Lovin‘ Jazz Babies
Oct 13: Hot July
Sunday
6
Laurelthirst Pub
12:00 PM
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Rotating roots bands, free, all ages. Info: 503-232-1504 or www.laurelthirst.com (Every Sunday)
Sunday
6
Laurelthirst Pub
12:00 PM
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Free, all ages.
Sunday
6
Happy Valley School of Music
1:00 PM
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Every Sunday from Sep 8 through Oct 20, led by Tracy Kim, this class makes learning and understanding music theory fun and EASY! $150 for seven classes. More info: artichokemusic.org/classes.

Please Note: If you miss the start date of the term, you can do a $30 drop-in rate per session. Please contact Tracy at 503-236-8613.
Sunday
6
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
6
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
6
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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1st Sunday, 2-4 pm, led by Kate Power & Steve Einhorn, bring voices, ukes & stringed instruments you know how to play, $10 (proceeds are shared with Artichoke Community Music). Info: www.qualityfolkdojo.com
Sunday
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Monthly on Sundays from Sep 8 through Dec 8, led by Doug Stickler, workshops for accordion players of all abilities, $199 for four sessions. More info: artichokemusic.org/classes.

Workshops can be taken separately from the package. Each drop-in workshop is $60 for the 2 hour session. Please contact Tracy if interested in single workshops. Please call Tracy Kim for questions: 503-236-8613.
Sunday
6
Alberta Street Pub
3:00 PM
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A rotating lineup of Portland‘s finest family performers for the kids & showcasing Portland‘s best singer-songwriters for the grown-ups, $8 per walking human, all ages.
Oct 6: Pointed Man Band
Oct 13: Red Yarn
Sunday
6
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Come to listen and/or play, all instruments welcome, location varies, for up to date information, see www.facebook.com/portlandragtime/. Contact Chris Goldthorpe at cgoldthorpe(at)yahoo.com. (Every First Sunday, but please verify)
Sunday
6
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Old-time blues. Every Sunday. Free.

Sunday
6
Muddy Rudder Public House
6:00 PM
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Irish music, no cover, 21+.
Sunday
6
Laurelthirst Pub
6:00 PM
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David Reisch (bass) and Turtle VanDemarr (guitar) from the Freak Mountain Rambers bring pals for a rowdy, rootsy Sunday afternoon of song!, free, all ages.
Sunday
6
Tom Harke is kindly lending us his home.
6:30 PM
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New regular Portland Balkan Jam (and maybe, some Romanian and Hungarian music), 2nd and 4th Sundays (starting September 22, 2019).
No commitments. Bring music and/or chords to share. All instruments are welcome. Tell your friends. All suggestions are welcome.
Sunday
6
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Singer-songwriters, $8 cash at door. Info: www.gastromaniapdx.com.
Sunday
6
Artichoke Music
7:00 PM
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Avett Brothers tribute band that shares a love for the Brothers and their totally unique style of music, $15, advance tickets available (plus service fee) through brownpapertickets.com.

The Avett Others lineup:
Chris Baron - guitar, singing/yelling, kick drum, banjo
Megan Cronin - violin, viola, singing, tenor guitar
Dors Ward - singing, percussions
Andy G - singing, banjo, guitar
Dale Jones - upright and electric bass
Sunday
6
The Church of Acoustic Redemption
7:30 PM
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old-time, bluegrass & beyond.
Sunday
6
Fulton Park Community Center
8:00 PM
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Every Sunday, led by Donna Cole, we dance circles, couples, and some lines; beginning dances will be taught at 8, followed by new dances at 9, admission $7. Check the online calendar at http://portlandisraelidance.com for cancellations or schedule changes.
Sunday
6
Alberta Rose Theatre
8:00 PM
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8 pm (doors open at 7), Two of Portland‘s foremost rock singer-songwriters share the bill for an acoustic concert, $18 advance/$22 door, 21+. Tickets online through www.albertarosetheatre.com.
Monday
7
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
7
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Singer-songwriter and blues legend, $15 (advance tickets at http://lloydcircle.brownpapertickets.com or cash at the door). Info from Matt Miner at 503-484-8196 or mattminermusic(at)gmail.com.
Monday
7
Community Music Center
7:00 PM
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Free monthly meeting with open mic and featured performer most months.

Oct 7: Doug Smith
Nov 4: Stillway & Skye
Monday
7
Lake Theater & Cafe
7:00 PM
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Doors open at 6 pm, 4 piece Jazz, blues and jug band, $15, VIP table (seats 4) $80.

Future shows:
Oct 14:Patrick Lamb Quintet
Oct 21: Soulmates- Jarrod Lawson, Jay ”Bird” Koder & Jans Ingber, VIP table (seats 4) $100
Oct 28: John Nilsen CD Release Concert, $20, VIP table (seats 4) $100
Monday
7
Muddy Rudder Public House
8:00 PM
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Doin‘ what it takes, no cover, 21+.
Monday
7
The Old Church
8:00 PM
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8 pm (doors open at 7), American singer-songwriter from Seattle, Washington. A wordsmith and understated poet, he perfectly executes delicate, reverent folk songs that have held the attention of fans worldwide, The Old Church Concert Hall, 1422 SW 11th, $18 advance/$20 day of show, all ages, bar with ID, advance tickets from Eventbrite at www.eventbrite.com (plus service fees), all sales are final. Info: www.theoldchurch.org.
Monday
7
Laurelthirst Pub
9:00 PM
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The Kung Pao Chickens (Tim Acott, Gary Gunther, Jon Neufeld, and Tracy Kim) perform a diverse mix of European gypsy jazz, American jazz classics, and Brazilian bossa novas, free.
Tuesday
8
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
8
Mississippi Pizza
5:30 PM
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Kelli Welli is a fun, popular Portland childrens’ performer. Her music is great for toddlers on up, 2nd & 4th Tuesdays.
Tuesday
8
Tapalaya
6:00 PM
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Fine sax with piano attached, free. Info: reggiehouston.com
Tuesday
8
Laurelthirst Pub
6:00 PM
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Jackstraw, 6-8 pm, bluegrass; impeccable musicianship and hard-driving originals, Laurelthirst Public House *, free, all ages.
Tuesday
8
Artichoke Music
6:30 PM
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Artichoke‘s new Youth Open Mic provides a space for music‘s next generation to create and perform in a safe and supportive environment. Original music is encouraged, but by no means required, $5 contribution at door.

Names will be drawn to determine the order of play. This event is offered in collaboration with students from Cleveland High School and PROWUS, a non-profit organization that provides grants for music students. Info: http://www.prowus.org/
Tuesday
8
NOTE NEW LOCATION: 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
8
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
8
The Old Church
8:00 PM
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8 pm (doors open at 7), American singer-songwriter from Seattle, Washington. A wordsmith and understated poet, he perfectly executes delicate, reverent folk songs that have held the attention of fans worldwide, The Old Church Concert Hall, 1422 SW 11th, $18 advance/$20 day of show, all ages, bar with ID, advance tickets from Eventbrite at www.eventbrite.com (plus service fees), all sales are final. Info: www.theoldchurch.org.
Tuesday
8
Alberta Rose Theatre
8:00 PM
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8 pm (doors open at 7), The singer-songwriter, novelist, visual artist and renaissance man returns to the Alberta Rose to celebrate the release of his latest album, "October in the Railroad Earth", $35 advance/$42 door/$48.50 preferred seating (first five rows in the center section - available in advance only). Minors OK when accompanied by a parent or guardian. Tickets online through www.albertarosetheatre.com.
Wednesday
9
Yom Kippur
Wednesday
9
KBOO Radio - 90.7 FM
5:30 AM
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Traditional and contemporary folk music, hosted by John Kellermann.
Wednesday
9
NOTE NEW LOCATION: Swaha Studios, SE Portland
12:00 PM
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Every Wednesday from Sep 11 through Oct 23, 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
Wednesday
9
NOTE NEW LOCATION: Swaha Studios
1:00 PM
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Every Wednesday from Sep 11 through Oct 23, 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
9
Round Table Pizza
6:30 PM
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Every Wednesday, newcomer friendly! Info: Jane Gallagher at janeromfo5(at)gmail.com

Wednesday
9
The Vault at Gastro Mania
7:00 PM
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A new band each week, $7 cash at the door (except as noted), Info: 503-715-6157 or www.oregonbluegrass.org
Oct 2: Fiddle Night (Luke Price, James Mason, Ben Blechman,Annie Staninec) - $10 cash at door
Oct 9: True North
Oct 16: Whiskey Deaf
Oct 23: Sam Hill
Oct 30: Leif & Aileen Halvorson with Friends
Wednesday
9
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2nd Wednesday every month, $5-15 sliding scale, pay what you can, Michael sings unaccompanied traditional songs from Ireland.
Wednesday
9
Alberta Street Pub
7:00 PM
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Lesson 7 pm, dance from 7:30-10 pm, Portlamd‘s own Louisiana dance hall music, $15 general/$12 Cascade Zydeco members, 21+. Info: www.cascadezydeco.com
Wednesday
9
Laurelthirst Pub
9:00 PM
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With David Lipkind and Paul Brainard, free.
Thursday
10
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 Gordy Euler.

Thursday
10
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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
10
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
10
Alberta Street Pub
6:00 PM
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Local jazz and blues trio headed up by vocalist Davi Schmidt, bassist Paul Stewart, and keyboardist Andrew Deetz settle in at the Alberta Street Pub with a set of jazz standards and modern soul, all ages, $5 cover.
Thursday
10
The Vault at Gastro Mania
7:00 PM
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Blues, soul, rock, $10 cash at door.
Thursday
10
Artichoke Music
7:00 PM
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Every 2nd & 4th Thursday, 7 pm (doors open at 6:30), hosted by Jon Lee, features a different theme each fortnight, $5 donation at the door, beer, wine, sparkling water, tea, and light snacks available at the bar.

Oct 10: Peoples‘ History of the Americas


Thursday
10
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8 pm (doors open at 7), award-winning Norwegian Sami musician known for having added jazz and rock to the traditional singing of her native people, The Old Church Concert Hall, 1422 SW 11th, $28 advance/$30 day of show, all ages, bar with ID, advance tickets from Eventbrite at www.eventbrite.com (plus service fees), all sales are final. Info: www.theoldchurch.org.
Friday
11
KBOO Radio - 90.7 FM
5:30 AM
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Featuring the best in traditional and contemporary folk and roots music, with a focus on new releases and vintage favorites, hosted by Dan Shramek (every 2nd and 4th Friday, alternates with Lark in the Morning).
Friday
11
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
11
The Vault at Gastro Mania
7:00 PM
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Blues, Americana, $8 cash at door.
Friday
11
Friendly House Community Center
7:00 PM
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Second Friday of every month, led by Ted Kaye. Sung in a song circle fashion, each person picks a song from a songbook of popular songs from a certain era, and our talented guitarist(s) will lead us through the verses. Find out more on meetup.com, free. Info: kandsons(at)aol.com.
Friday
11
Burlingame Water Tower
7:15 PM
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Modern English country dance for all; 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.
Sep 27: music by Lisa Scott, Leslie Hirsch, Linda Danielson, caller David Macemon
Oct 4: music by Lisa Scott + Betsy Branch, caller Erik Weberg
Oct 11: music by Richard Scher, Jon Neff, Lori Schaffer, Sean Nolan, caller Cynthia Stenger
Oct 18: music by Lisa Scott, Leslie Hirsch, Erik Weberg, caller David Macemon
Oct 25: music by Heather Pinney, George Penk, Laura Kuhlman, caller Ric Goldman
Nov 1: music by Carl Thor, Erica Liebert, Sean Nolan, caller Erik Weberg
Friday
11
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.

Oct 4
Cris Kelly - Artsy acoustic songwriter
Theo Czuk - Stories from the street - vocals/piano
Matt Michael - Passionate experience of limitless music
Steve and Kristi Nebel - Rip-snortin

Oct 11
Jim Callahan - Unique Americana Blend
Flagship Romance - Harmonic Alternative Folk
Sedona Fire Trio - Music from the heart
Richey Bellinger - Hand-made music
Friday
11
Hazel Dell Grange
7:30 PM
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7:30 pm lesson, 8-10;30 pm dance $7, $5 students and under 12.

Oct 11: music by Hands4, caller Gordy Euler
Nov 8: music by The Euphemists, caller Deb Comly
Dec 13: music by Dan, Fran & Heather, caller Rich Goss
(9th anniversary concert)
Friday
11
Reedwood Friends Church
7:30 PM
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****Portland Folk Music Society Concert****
7:30 pm (doors open at 7), folk troubadour. 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
11
Catfish Lou's
8:00 PM
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High-energy blues-driven sound.

Dec 13: Have a Merry Mercy Christmas
Friday
11
Revolution Hall
8:00 PM
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Multi-national Celtic band, doors open at 7, $25, 21+, tickets available from Eventbrite or True West (plus service fee).
Friday
11
The Blue Diamond
9:00 PM
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Crime-a-billy music, no cover.
Saturday
12
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
12
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
12
St. Luke's Episcopal Church
1:00 PM
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Second Saturday of every month, led by Ted Hook, ‘60’s-‘70’s folk and more, bring snacks and finger food to share at 1 pm, 1:30 pm sing. Info: Ted - 360-883-3030
Saturday
12
Waverly UCC
1:00 PM
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Led by Greg Stone, all instruments, no registration required, drop-ins welcome; knowledge of basic chords and ability to execute the chord changes is required. class $15, jam only $5 donation.
Saturday
12
Artichoke Music
3:30 PM
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2nd Saturday, 3:30-5 pm, led by Jane Keefer, bring your fiddle, banjo, guitar, or any other traditional acoustic instrument. All comers are welcome. Info: 503-232-8845 or www.artichokemusic.org/calendar
Saturday
12
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.

Oct 12: Stephanie Noll and friends
Nov 9: Sue Baker and Jigsaw
Saturday
12
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*****Portland FolkMusic Society Event*****
6 pm potluck, 7-10 pm sing
Craig & Carol Brandis
11 Juarez St.
Lake Oswego OR 97035
503-449-1777
No animal companions beyond humans, please
Saturday
12
Laurelthirst Pub
6:00 PM
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Full-on horn-driven Motown/soul orchestra, free, all ages. Info: 503-232-1504 or https://laurelthirst.com/events.
Saturday
12
Village School Gym
7:00 PM
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2nd & 4th Saturday, potluck 5:30 pm, lesson at 7, dance at 7:30, sliding scale admission: $6-10 members (students with ID get $1 off), $8-10 general ($1 off if arriving before newcomers‘ session 7 pm).
Oct 12: music by Treehouse, caller Rich Goss
Oct 26: music by The Nettles, caller Gordy Euler
Nov 9: music by Breakers Yard, caller Isaac Banner
Nov 23: music by The Euphemists, caller Woody Lane
Saturday
12
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Doors open at 6:45, traditional Celtic music with a hard, driving edge. Advance tickets $25 general/$15 children 12 and younger (plus service fee)at www.brownpapertickets.com/$30 door
Saturday
12
Fulton Park Community Center
7:30 PM
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(begins with a teaching session), Fulton Park Community Center, $6-15 sliding scale.


Oct 12: music by Riffraff (from Olympia), caller Suzanne Girardot (from Seattle)
Noy 9: music by The BFD, caller Deb Comly (from Flagstaff)
Saturday
12
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John Manns, long time Artichoke Stage performer and award-winning Portland songwriter returns with Dale Jones (stand up bass), Ann Heyen (backing vocals) and Eric Smith (mandolin and guitar). Expect some new songs as well as favorites. We will also feature a set by Dale and Ann doing their original tunes, $15, doors open at 7:30. Advance tickets from www.brownpapertickets.com (plus service fee).

An art exhibit of new paintings by John Manns will be on display at the Cafe.
Sunday
13
Just Bob Café (formerly Anna Bannanas)
10:00 AM
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That downhome country/ragtime sound. (second Sunday but please verify)
Sunday
13
Happy Valley School of Music
10:00 AM
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Every other Sunday from Sep 15 through Oct 27, led by Tracy Kim, learn the most common chord voicings of Brazilian guitarists, $120 for four workshops, More info: artichokemusic.org/classes

Please Note: If you miss the start date of the term, you can do a $35 drop-in rate per session. Please contact Tracy at 503-236-8613.
Sunday
13
Happy Valley School of Music
11:30 AM
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Every other Sunday from Sep 15 through Oct 27, led by Tracy Kim. Love the Beatles? This workshop and jam session will teach you many of the Beatles most requested and classic songs. Info: artichokemusic.org/classes. All instruments are welcome for this workshop.

Please Note: If you miss the start date of the term, you can do a $35 drop-in rate per session. Please contact Tracy at 503-236-8613.
Sunday
13
Alberta Street Pub
12:00 PM
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A rotating cast of Portland‘s finest and most danceable swing bands, $6, kids under 12 free.
Oct 6: Hot Lovin‘ Jazz Babies
Oct 13: Hot July
Sunday
13
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Longtime local musicians gather in tribute to our passed brother, Chris Cooper, free, all ages. Info: 503-232-1504 or www.laurelthirst.com (Every Sunday)
Sunday
13
Happy Valley School of Music
1:00 PM
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Every Sunday from Sep 8 through Oct 20, led by Tracy Kim, this class makes learning and understanding music theory fun and EASY! $150 for seven classes. More info: artichokemusic.org/classes.

Please Note: If you miss the start date of the term, you can do a $30 drop-in rate per session. Please contact Tracy at 503-236-8613.
Sunday
13
John Knox Presbyterian Church
1:00 PM
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All levels welcome, For more info, contact soyopo(at)comcast.net (usually 2nd Sunday).
Sunday
13
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
13
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
13
TreeSong Nature Awareness & Retreat Center
2:00 PM
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Intimate concert by Celtinalia (Jennifer Pratt-Walter and Carl Thor) - Celtic harp, hammer dulcimer, vocals, and more, #15.Space is limited, pre-registration is highly recommended. To register, go to the event page at https://www.treesongnatureawareness.org/events/celtinalia. More info: https://www.talismanmusic.com/celtinalia.html.
Sunday
13
Happy Valley Library Community Room,.
2:15 PM
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Info: LeaAnne, at ldenb(at)juno.com
Sunday
13
Winona Grange #271
3:00 PM
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$1 for the hall. (Second Sundays)
Sunday
13
Alberta Street Pub
3:00 PM
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A rotating lineup of Portland‘s finest family performers for the kids & showcasing Portland‘s best singer-songwriters for the grown-ups, $8 per walking human, all ages.
Oct 6: Pointed Man Band
Oct 13: Red Yarn
Sunday
13
Renaissance School
3:00 PM
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$10 suggested donation. Dance shoes required.
Sunday
13
Strum Guitars. Info:
3:00 PM
Sunday
13
White Eagle Saloon (McMenamins)
4:00 PM
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Creating all-age spaces for musicians who are parents. Free, all ages. (Every second Sunday but please verify)
Sunday
13
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Old-time blues. Every Sunday. Free.

Sunday
13
People’s Co-op Community Room
5:00 PM
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Songbooks provided, no exp necessary. Info: website or Jessica Beer at jessicabeer(at)gmail.com.
Sunday
13
Muddy Rudder Public House
6:00 PM
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Irish music, no cover, 21+.
Sunday
13
Laurelthirst Pub
6:00 PM
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David Reisch (bass) and Turtle VanDemarr (guitar) from the Freak Mountain Rambers bring pals for a rowdy, rootsy Sunday afternoon of song!, free, all ages.
Sunday
13
Wayfinding Academy
6:30 PM
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6:30pm, community welcome & lesson, dance until 10, we are a gender-free dance community that seeks to be a safe space to be in process both as dancers and as humans. Larks & Ravens are the terms used to identify our dance partnership roles. Specifically, being gender free expands access for non-binary & queer dancers to come for all the same reasons straight men & women enjoy contra dance, $6-$15 sliding scale, or ask about volunteering.
Sunday
13
Kells Irish Restaurant and Pub
6:30 PM
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Free. (2nd through last Sundays but please verify)
Sunday
13
Tom Harke is kindly lending us his home.
6:30 PM
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New regular Portland Balkan Jam (and maybe, some Romanian and Hungarian music)
2nd and 4th Sundays (starting September 22, 2019)
No commitments.
Bring music and/or chords to share.
All instruments are welcome. Tell your friends. All suggestions are welcome.
Sunday
13
Artichoke Music
7:00 PM
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Benefit for Artichoke Music, $15, Advance tickets from www.brownpapertickets.com (plus service fee).

Sophie Davis came into this world singing.
Tim Davis started playing harmonica at six years old, played various instruments in school, but wound up being a talented guitarist.
John Richter, multi instrumentalist (including the carpenters saw!), and insightful singer/songwriter.
John Manns, teller of tall tales with musical accompaniment, singer/songwriter, band leader, commercial artist.
Dale Jones, player of things with strings, singer/songwriter of true folk songs.
Sunday
13
Strum Guitars
7:00 PM
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Driving banjo and high lonesome harmonies,
Sunday
13
The Vault at Gastro Mania
7:00 PM
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Rock & roll, $8 cash at door.
Sunday
13
The Old Church
8:00 PM
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8 pm (doors open at 7), dreamlike songs that seem somehow permeated by the American folk tradition without actually being a part of it, The Old Church Concert Hall, 1422 SW 11th, $25 advance/$30 day of show, all ages, bar with ID, advance tickets from Eventbrite at www.eventbrite.com (plus service fees), all sales are final. Info: www.theoldchurch.org.
Sunday
13
Fulton Park Community Center
8:00 PM
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Every Sunday, led by Donna Cole, we dance circles, couples, and some lines; beginning dances will be taught at 8, followed by new dances at 9, admission $7. Check the online calendar at http://portlandisraelidance.com for cancellations or schedule changes.
Sunday
13
Alberta Rose Theatre
8:00 PM
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8 pm (doors open at 7), Che Apalache is a four-man string band based in Buenos Aires with members from Argentina, Mexico and the United States. Che Apalache began as a bluegrass band, but eventually incorporated Latin American styles into their repertoire, $18 advance/$22 door. Minors OK when accompanied by a parent or guardian. Tickets online through www.albertarosetheatre.com.
Sunday
13
Laurelthirst Pub
9:00 PM
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Super supportive showcase for everyone, signup at 8pm, music at 9pm, hosted by Taylor Kingman, free.
Monday
14
Columbus Day
Monday
14
KBOO Radio - 90.7 FM
5:30 AM
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Early morning folk music to get your week started, hosted by Jonathan Lay.
Monday
14
Artichoke Music
10:30 AM
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Aaron Canwell of the popular Kindie band, Micah and Me, is teaching a weekly ukulele drop in designed for parents, caregivers, and nannies who would like to learn to play the ukulele with their little ones in tow. This is also available to anyone of any age; just know kids will be tolerated!

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

Extra sessions at noon-1 pm and 2-3 pm.
Monday
14
Lake Theater & Cafe
7:00 PM
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Doors open at 6 pm, Blues and folk, price varies.
Oct 14:Patrick Lamb Quintet
Oct 21: Soulmates- Jarrod Lawson, Jay ”Bird” Koder & Jans Ingber, VIP table (seats 4) $100
Oct 28: John Nilsen CD Release Concert, $20, VIP table (seats 4) $100
Monday
14
The Vault at Gastro Mania
7:00 PM
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Jazz, funk, reserved seating $20 (plus service fee) at Brown Paper Tickets, $25 cash at door, if available.

It will be Mel’s last 2019 show in the Vault on Monday October 14. Hope to see you there!
Monday
14
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7:30 pm (doors open at 6:30), One is a Hawai‘ian legend who has stretched the boundaries of slack key guitar music while remaining true to the soul of its deeply Hawai‘ian roots.

The other is a rising star of the next generation of slack key players, who uses the style’s open tunings to explore multiple genres with ease and flair.

They are joined by lovely dancer Moanalani Beamer, who brings hula and Hawaiian chants to the stage, and adds musical texture with ancient Hawaiian instruments, $25 advance/$30 door. Minors OK when accompanied by a parent or guardian. Tickets online through www.albertarosetheatre.com.
Monday
14
Muddy Rudder Public House
8:00 PM
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Doin‘ what it takes, no cover, 21+.
Monday
14
Aladdin Theater
8:00 PM
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Charismatic combination of talent, tenacity and shrewd wit, doors open at 7, $20 advance/$24 day of show, all ages, tickets available from True West or Eventbrite (plus service fee).
Monday
14
Laurelthirst Pub
9:00 PM
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The Kung Pao Chickens (Tim Acott, Gary Gunther, Jon Neufeld, and Tracy Kim) perform a diverse mix of European gypsy jazz, American jazz classics, and Brazilian bossa novas, free.
Tuesday
15
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
15
Tapalaya
6:00 PM
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Fine sax with piano attached, free. Info: reggiehouston.com
Tuesday
15
Laurelthirst Pub
6:00 PM
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Jackstraw, 6-8 pm, bluegrass; impeccable musicianship and hard-driving originals, Laurelthirst Public House *, free, all ages.
Tuesday
15
Trap Door Brewing
6:30 PM
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Every other Tuesday, intermediate level and above, organized by Dennis Tomlin Info: dltomlin(at)gmail.com
Tuesday
15
NOTE NEW LOCATION: 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
15
Pacific Crest Community School
7:00 PM
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Meets every Tuesday (except Oct 8). Instructors are Maggie Lind – clawhammer banjo, Patrick Lind – guitar, Sophie Enloe –fiddle. Previous experience on your instrument is required. If you’ve been playing old-time music on fiddle, clawhammer banjo, or guitar for a while and are ready to meet and play with other people, then this class is for you! $125-$150 for 8 weeks and learn 6 traditional tunes and songs.
Tuesday
15
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
15
Nordia House
7:30 PM
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”Lady Skagerrak” – three master musicians – one from each Scandinavian country: Maja Kjær Jacobsen from Denmark, Elise Wessel Hildrum from Norway and Anna Lindblad from Sweden, $27 general/$23 Nordic Northwest (NNW) members; for more information, call 503-977-0275 or visit www.nordicnorthwest.org
Wednesday
16
KBOO Radio - 90.7 FM
5:30 AM
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Traditional and contemporary folk music, hosted by Ed Mellnik
Wednesday
16
NOTE NEW LOCATION: Swaha Studios, SE Portland
12:00 PM
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Every Wednesday from Sep 11 through Oct 23, 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
Wednesday
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NOTE NEW LOCATION: Swaha Studios
1:00 PM
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Every Wednesday from Sep 11 through Oct 23, 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
16
Round Table Pizza
6:30 PM
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Every Wednesday, newcomer friendly! Info: Jane Gallagher at janeromfo5(at)gmail.com

Wednesday
16
The Vault at Gastro Mania
7:00 PM
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A new band each week, $7 cash at the door (except as noted), Info: 503-715-6157 or www.oregonbluegrass.org
Oct 2: Fiddle Night (Luke Price, James Mason, Ben Blechman,Annie Staninec) - $10 cash at door
Oct 9: True North
Oct 16: Whiskey Deaf
Oct 23: Sam Hill
Oct 30: Leif & Aileen Halvorson with Friends
Wednesday
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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
16
House Concert
7:30 PM
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7:30 pm, potluck: 6:30 pm, traditional Celtic music with a hard, driving edge, voluntary donation $20, or as you can. Please RSVP for directions & to reserve as space is limited. Info: Abbie Weisenbloom at abbiew(at)froggie.com or 503-233-4945. For music, please visit http://www.mollysrevenge.com

David Brewer (highland bagpipes, border pipes, uillean pipes, whistles, bodhran). John Weed (fiddle). Stuart Mason (guitar, mandola).
Thursday
17
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
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Village Ballroom
10:00 AM
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Every Thursday, until Nov 21, a fun, energetic, interactive acoustic show for kids, free, suggested donation of $5 per kid or $10 per family.
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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
17
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Singer-songwriters in the round, $3-10 suggested.
Thursday
17
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
17
T.C. O'Leary's (on the unceded lands of the Chinook, Tualatin Kalapuyan, Multnomah, and others)
7:00 PM
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Oíche na namhrán-night of song presents:
the singing of Peia, David Ingerson & Cathasach Ó Corcráin,
the storytelling of Will Hornyak,
the Uileann pipes of Preston Howard,
the Celtic harp of Elizabeth Nicholson,
the Sean-nós dancing of Maldon & Phil Meehan and Friends,
the step-dancing of Victoria & Christina White and Emily O‘Sullivan,
and the tunes of Na Rósaí
Thursday
17
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
17
OSU Memorial Union Ballroom
7:00 PM
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7:30-10:30 pm (beginners‘ lesson 7 pm), with Dam Beavers and Seth Tepfer.
Thursday
17
The Vault at Gastro Mania
7:00 PM
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Rhythm & Blues, with Alan Hagar, Whit Draper, Albert Reda, Ed Pierce, $10 cash at door.
Friday
18
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
18
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
18