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January, 2020

Wednesday
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New Years Day
Wednesday
1
KBOO Radio - 90.7 FM
5:30 AM
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Traditional and contemporary folk music, hosted by Jack Bohl.
Thursday
2
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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Hosted by Catfish Lou‘s and Reggie Houston, $5 at the door.
Friday
3
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
3
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
3
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
3
Waverly UCC
6:00 PM
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Show starts at 7 pm (doors open at 6 for jamming and warm up), hosted by Greg Penner, It’s a great opportunity to be on stage and in front of a mic even if it is for the first time for you. The audiences are wonderful and very supportive, suggested donation $10, pizza is $5, BYOB.
Friday
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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
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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
3
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.

Jan 17
The True Bluesers - Artichoke acoustic blues
Ira Marlow - musical stories and misadventures
Jacob Camara - Northwest folk blues
The Muddy Souls - fresh, original bluegrass and Americana

Jan 24
Todd Lawrence - writer of impractical songs
Karl Smiley - organic free-range folk
Samie Joan Pfeifer - Kansas Grown Rock
J. Dalton Willliams - singer/songwriter

Jan 31
Classical Coffeehouse! - Curated by Joel Kleinbaum
Brad Melaugh - pianist, with friends
Patrick McCulley - saxophone, original compositions
Woodwind Song - Joel, Rey Abolafia and TBD
Trio Musicorum Medicorum - trio M2

Feb 7
Stephen Dodson - folk, Americana, roots
Gail Sullilvan - strong, sensitive, soulful songs
Ann Heyen
Matt Meighan - songwriter
Friday
3
Winona Grange #271
7:30 PM
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Live music, 7:30-11 pm, $12.
Friday
3
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Americana Roots Extravaganza, $7 at the door.
Friday
3
Viscount Studio
8:00 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.
Saturday
4
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
4
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
4
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
4
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
4
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
4
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
4
Mississippi Pizza
5:00 PM
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Energetic songs and stories for the whole family; rotating performers.

Jan 4: Tallulah‘s Daddy
Jan 11: Pointed Man Band
Jan 18: Micah & Me
Jan 25: The Alphabeticians
Saturday
4
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
4
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
4
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
4
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
4
Muddy Rudder
8:00 PM
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An accomplished musician, composer, and multi-instrumentalist, master of alternate tunings, free.
Saturday
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Hosted by The Norman Sylvester Band and Catfish Lou‘s. Join us for our monthly celebration with Norman Sylvester cookin‘ up some good tunes while we cook up some home-style southern cuisine, $10 (advance tickets available from Ticket Tomato), 21+.

Please be aware that general admission tickets could mean standing room only. It is recommended that you arrive early to secure seating. Table reservations are not available for this event.
Sunday
5
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
5
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
5
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
5
Muddy Rudder Public House
6:00 PM
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Irish music, no cover, 21+.
Sunday
5
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
5
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An evening of music that celebrates the complexity and beauty in everyday living, $15, advance tickets available from www.brownpapertickets.com (plus service fee), all ages.

Joined by long-term collaborators, Hannah Highlander and Tom George, expect lush vocal harmonies and no less than eight different instruments creating cinematic moods that vary from playful to ethereal. Kristin explores music and the unanswered questions of life with curiosity, vulnerability, wit and warmth.
Sunday
5
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With singer-songwriters and guitarists John Bunzow, Thad Beckman, Mark Spangler and Denny Bixby - music From Steve’s Vault at Catfish Lou’s. NOTE NEW ADDRESS: 6540 SW Fallbrook Place, Beaverton (just past the intersection of SW Scholls and Allen Blvd.), $8 cover.

Upcoming events:
Sun Jan 12: A Fine Mess, 3-6 pm, $5 cover

Sun Jan 19: Special Sunday Showdown with Lloyd Jones, Mark Shark and Denny Bixby, 6:00-9:00, $6

Sun Jan 26, Country Side of Sunday, 7:00-10:00, $8
Sunday
5
Aladdin Theater
8:00 PM
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Show at 8 pm (doors open at 7), featuring Mark Hummel, Magic Dick, Lee Oskar, Duke Robillard, Jerry Portnoy and sponsored by Lee Oskar Harmonicas, $35, no refunds, advance tickets from Eventbrite (plus service fee), all ages.

Sunday
5
Laurelthirst Pub
9:00 PM
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Super supportive showcase for everyone, signup at 8 pm, music at 9 pm, hosted by Taylor Kingman, free.
Monday
6
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
6
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
6
Mississippi Pizza
5:00 PM
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Guitar and ukulele music for toddlers and up with lots of interactive songs.
Monday
6
Laurelthirst Pub
6:00 PM
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Old friends playing roots and country music they love, free.
Monday
6
Colonial Heights Presbyterian Church
6:30 PM
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Every Monday from Jan 6 through Feb 17, led by Megan Cronin, intermediate level adult ensemble for violins, violas and cellos, $120 for seven meetings.

This group will play user-friendly arrangements of classical and jazz music. Performance opportunities will be available for students who want to participate. Contact Megan for more details and a link to sheet music: megancroninmusic(at)gmail.com.

To register, contact Artichoke Music at 503-232-8845 or https://app.mainstreetsites.com/dmn4074/classes.aspx.
Monday
6
Community Music Center
7:00 PM
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Free monthly meeting with open mic and featured performer most months.

Jan 6: Cory Novotny
Monday
6
Artichoke Music
7:00 PM
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A once in a lifetime chance to meet & talk with these superstar harp blowers about the ins & outs of harmonica and their careers, $65.

MAGIC DICK famed harp man of the J Geils Band who played on their biggest hits plus created Wammer Jammer!!

LEE OSKAR-formed the famed rock-soul band with Eric Burdon that recorded hits like CISCO KID ,WORLD IS A GHETTO ,SLIPPING INTO DARKNESS, LOWRIDER & many more. Lee owns Lee Oskar Harmonicas.

JERRY PORTNOY-played in Muddy Waters Band for years plus four years with Eric Clapton. Portnoy has played Madison Square Garden, Royal Albert Hall & the White House! Jerry is on three Clapton Grammy winning records.

Mark Hummel, Grammy nominated blues harp legend is the evenings moderator and will interview the guests.
Monday
6
Artichoke Music
7:00 PM
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Every Monday from Jan 6 through Feb 24, led by Dan Compton, learn the skills of traditional Irish music, $120 for eight classes. Contact Dan at 503-233-9091 or danfran{at}glencottagemusic.com about which class is right for you.
Monday
6
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
6
Lenora's Ballroom at Waverly UCC
8:00 PM
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Waltz Eclectic Dance at Lenora‘s Ballroom every Monday night, warm-up on the dance floor 8-8:30 pm. Open dancing from 8:30 - 10:30 pm, $10 for the evening, free for veterans.
Monday
6
Muddy Rudder Public House
8:00 PM
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Doin‘ what it takes, no cover, 21+.
Monday
6
Artichoke Music
8:00 PM
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Every Monday from Jan 6 through Feb 24, led by Dan Compton, learn the skills of traditional Irish music, $120 for eight classes. Contact Dan at 503-233-9091 or danfran(at)glencottagemusic.com about which class is right for you.
Monday
6
Laurelthirst Pub
9:00 PM
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The finest in local Django Reinhardt-inspired gypsy jazz and swing dance music, free.
Tuesday
7
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
7
Artichoke Music
5:30 PM
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Bob Howard and Dan Weber are your hosts! The doors open at 5:30 pm and the circle will go as long as the the songs keep flowing. There is no cover charge for this event, donations are welcome. The bar will be open for light snacks and refreshments.
Tuesday
7
Mississippi Pizza
5:30 PM
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Jessa plays fun songs for kids.
Tuesday
7
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Every Tuesday from Jan 7 through Feb 18, led by Tracy Kim, how to hold, strum, and tune a ukulele, and learn basic chords, $120 for seven classes.
Tuesday
7
Artichoke Music
6:00 PM
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Every Tuesday from Jan 7 to Feb 18, led by Matt Meighan, we‘ll explore the variety and history of song forms used in folk, blues, country and pop music, look at the function of various song parts - verse, chorus, bridge, refrain, etc. - and experiment with using new forms in our own songs, $120 for seven classes.
Tuesday
7
Laurelthirst Public House
6:00 PM
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Bluegrass; impeccable musicianship and hard-driving originals, free, all ages.
Tuesday
7
Artichoke Music
6:00 PM
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Every Tuesday from Jan 7 through Feb 18, led by René Berblinger, learn how to hold, tune and pick the mandolin with basic chords and tablature, $120 for seven classes.
Tuesday
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Every Tuesday from Jan 7 to Feb 18, led by Tracy Kim, this class will teach you everything you need to know to fully understand the music you are playing and enjoy listening to; whether it is folk songs, popular (such as Beatles), to more complex jazz songs, $120 for seven classes.
Tuesday
7
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
7
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
7
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
7
Artichoke Music
7:00 PM
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Every Tuesday from Jan 7 through Feb 18, led by René Berblinger, continue on to the next level, $120 for seven classes.
Tuesday
7
Lake Theater & Cafe
7:00 PM
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7 pm show (doors open at 6). second show added due to popular demand, $25, VIP table (seats 4) $130.

All sales final. No refunds or exchanges allowed. No wait list for sold out shows. Tickets available online until 4 pm day of the show.
Tuesday
7
Artichoke Music
7:30 PM
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Every Tuesday from Jan 7 to Feb 18, led by Tracy Kim, this class is for the student who wishes to get started playing Gypsy Jazz in the style of Django Reinhardt. All Instruments are welcome to join in, $120 for seven classes.
Tuesday
7
White Eagle Saloon
8:00 PM
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Here‘s a chance to catch banjo wizard Tony Furtado in a very intimate setting and at a very low price. A native of California who now resides in Portland, Furtado is an evocative and soulful singer, a wide-ranging songwriter and a virtuoso multi-instrumentalist adept on banjo, cello-banjo, slide guitar and baritone ukulele, 836 N. Russell St. 8 pm, $10, 21+.
Tuesday
7
Artichoke Music
8:30 PM
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Every Tuesday from Jan 7 through Feb 18, led by Tracy Kim, playing gypsy jazz and swing rhythm guitar, $120 for seven classes.
Tuesday
7
Laurelthirst Pub
9:00 PM
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Taylor Kingman curates a Tuesday showcase of amazing songwriting talent, free, 21+.

Jan 7: Peter Nevins // Jeremy James Meyer
Jan 14: Rupe & Rose // Hanna Haas
Jan 21: Mark Tegio // The Gral Brothers
Jan 28: Morgan Geer // Lieutenant Captain (Taylor Kingman & Lewi Longmire) ~ free!
Wednesday
8
KBOO Radio - 90.7 FM
5:30 AM
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Traditional and contemporary folk music, hosted by John Kellermann.
Wednesday
8
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
8
Mississippi Pizza
11:00 AM
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Matt Lynch provides a family friendly music show for kids of all ages.
Wednesday
8
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
8
Artichoke Music
6:00 PM
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This class will be an overview of the basics of my general approach to playing the mandolin. There will be a strong emphasis on the fundamentals, basic posture, right- and left-hand technique and exercises. We will work on some simple songs (sheet music provided) play some of the easy-ish fiddle tunes and folk songs together and discuss how each of you can move forward in your mandolin journey. We’ll cover some of the basic moveable chord shapes and play in a few different keys and look at some rhythm patterns from a few different musical traditions, $40 for one workshop.
Wednesday
8
Artichoke Music
6:00 PM
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Every Wednesday from Jan 8 through Feb 19, led by Steve Cheseborough, more fun with the harmonica as we work on "Viola Lee Blues" (you might recognize that from the Grateful Dead cover) and other marvelous material by Noah Lewis of Cannon‘s Jug Stompers. We might also get into other giants of the jug-band era of the 1920s. Prerequisites: Some familiarity with blues harmonica, willingness to learn new things by ear. Highly recommended for graduates of my "Blues Harp by Ear" class. Bring professional-quality harps (e.g., Hohner Special 20) in the keys of A and C, $120 for seven classes.
Wednesday
8
Artichoke Music
6:30 PM
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Every Wednesday from Jan 8 through Feb 19, led by Megan Cronin, learn popular Americana through easy arrangements for violin. This class is for beginner-intermediate fiddle and violin players who want to expand their repertoire by playing songs by some of the best artists in Americana in a supportive group setting. Ability to read music or learn by ear is required, $120 for seven classes.
Wednesday
8
Artichoke Music
7:00 PM
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Wvery Wednesday from Jan 8 through Feb 19, led by Steve Cheseborough, we‘ll start with Son House and follow his style of slide guitar through Muddy Waters, Howlin‘ Wolf and maybe Robert Johnson, $120 for seven classes.

Prerequisites: Some familiarity with and interest in the blues, ability to keep a beat, willingness to learn new things by ear. Bring an acoustic guitar and a slide (or buy a slide at Artichoke before the first class).
Wednesday
8
Laurelthirst Pub
7:00 PM
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The Minus 5 is an American pop rock/indie rock band, free.

Members: Scott McCaughey, Bill Rieflin, Ken Stringfellow, Glenn Kotche, Casey Neill, Jim Sangster.
Wednesday
8
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
8
Artichoke Music
7:00 PM
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Every 2nd Wednesday, 7:30 pm (doors open at 7), performances by local and regional bands and artists, followed by an open traditional music and dance session, $7-15 sliding scale. Info: 503-232-8845 or artichokemusic.org.

Featured performers -
Eric Killops and Tracy Rose Brown
Wednesday
8
Members' Homes
7:30 PM
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Learner-friendly jam session focused on old-time, folk, and acoustic blues, held in members‘ homes, all instruments and ability levels welcome. For more info, contact Steve Bleiler at bleilers{at}pdx.edu.
Wednesday
8
Alberta Street Pub
7:30 PM
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Dance lesson 7 pm, dancing 7:30 - 10 pm, live & local Cajun music, General $12/CZ members $10, 21+ after 8:30 pm.
Wednesday
8
Corkscrew Wine Bar
8:00 PM
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bass and face, free.
Wednesday
8
Corkscrew Wine Bar
8:00 PM
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bass and face, free.
Thursday
9
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
9
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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Every Thursday from Jan 9 through Feb 27, led by Brian and Sophie Parham, $280 for eight classes.

Class description: The Rock Dojo is an introductory-level, award-winning music program. Over the course of eight classes, you will learn: fundamental rock guitar techniques, must know musical concepts, famous riffs, and more!

Grades: 1 - 5
Minimum Enrollment: 7 students
Maximum Enrollment: 20 students
Thursday
9
Mississippi Pizza
5:30 PM
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Every Thursday, and joined by Mo Phillips every second Thursday. Closed for the holiday on Nov 28 (Thanksgiving).
Thursday
9
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Hosted by Catfish Lou‘s and Reggie Houston, $5 at the door.
Thursday
9
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
9
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 play jazz standards and modern soul, all ages, $5 cover advance tickets from Eventbrite (plus service fee), all ages.
Thursday
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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
9
EaT: an Oyster Bar
7:00 PM
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Old-time blues and Nawlins food, no cover. Info:
www.stevecheseborough.com
Thursday
9
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Every Thursday from Jan 9 through Feb 20, led by Max Tucker & Jason Alburger, what works and doesn‘t work in a variety of styles, $120 for seven sessions.
Thursday
9
House Concert
7:30 PM
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show at 7:30 pm, potluck at 6:30, accordion-driven Irish dance music, traditional and original songs – RESERVE SEATS – JOHNNY CONNOLLY (Irish button accordion) & CASEY NEILL (guitar/vocals) present an evening of Celtic music and songs, suggested donation $20-25. Please RSVP for directions & to reserve as space is limited. Info: Abbie Weisenbloom at abbiew(at)froggie.com or 503-233-4945.
Thursday
9
Muddy Rudder
8:00 PM
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Talented and experienced bluegrass musicians who share a passion for finding and playing lesser known bluegrass and related music from the repertoires of first generation bluegrass, early country and old-time sources,free.

Annie Staninec (fiddle)
John Kael (guitar, mandolin, banjo, bass)
Ethan Lawton (singer, songwriter, multi-instrmentalist)
Jamie Blair (banjo)
Dee Johnaon (bass)
Friday
10
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
10
Alberta Street Pub
11:30 AM
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Show 11:30 (doors open at 11), Kelli Welli - Writing songs and stories for kids and the people who love them, $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
10
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
10
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
10
Laurelthirst Pub
6:00 PM
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A very new and very exciting vision of the blues — extremely innovative with a sound completely their own, free.
Friday
10
McMenamins Crystal Ballroom
6:00 PM
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6 pm show (doors open at 5), $25 advance/$30 day of show/$40 two day passes, all ages.

Friday, January 10 - featured performers:
Anna Tivel
Jeffery Martin
Haley Johnsen
Cedar Teeth
Maita
Glitterfox
Nick Delffs
Ben Larsen
Jacob Miller
Tara Velarde

Saturday, January 11 - featured performers:
Horse Feathers
Worth
The Get Ahead
Lenore.
Fox and Bones
Pretty Gritty
Adrian + Meredith
Trill LeBeau
Strange and the Familiars
Friday
10
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.

Jan 17
The True Bluesers - Artichoke acoustic blues
Ira Marlow - musical stories and misadventures
Jacob Camara - Northwest folk blues
The Muddy Souls - fresh, original bluegrass and Americana

Jan 24
Todd Lawrence - writer of impractical songs
Karl Smiley - organic free-range folk
Samie Joan Pfeifer - Kansas Grown Rock
J. Dalton Willliams - singer/songwriter

Jan 31
Classical Coffeehouse! - Curated by Joel Kleinbaum
Brad Melaugh - pianist, with friends
Patrick McCulley - saxophone, original compositions
Woodwind Song - Joel, Rey Abolafia and TBD
Trio Musicorum Medicorum - trio M2

Feb 7
Stephen Dodson - folk, Americana, roots
Gail Sullilvan - strong, sensitive, soulful songs
Ann Heyen
Matt Meighan - songwriter
Friday
10
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
10
Catfish Lou's
8:00 PM
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A rare treasure gifted with a wonderfully warm, resonant voice. From his formative years in New York‘s Greenwich Village, through his early professional experiences opening for Bruce Springsteen and Steely Dan, Jack McMahon has always given music priority over image and antics, $8 at the door.
Friday
10
Hazel Dell Grange
8:00 PM
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7:30 pm lesson, 8-10:30 pm dance, $6-15 sliding scale.

Jan 10: music by The End Effects (Seattle), caller Isaac Banner (Seattle)
Feb 14: music by Campaign for Reel Time, caller Tarka Ayres (9th anniversary concert)
****A Cascade Promenade Event****
Mar 13: music by Cascade Crossing, caller Susan Michaels
Apr 10: music by Coriolis, caller Eric Curl
May 8: music by Countercurrent, caller Lindsey Dono
Saturday
11
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
11
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
11
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
11
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
11
Laurelthirst Pub
12:00 PM
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Singer/songwriter Janet Julian joins forces with a few friends for an afternoon of upbeat folk tunes, free, all ages.
Saturday
11
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
11
Alberta Street Pub
3:00 PM
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Female vocal swing trio, free.
Saturday
11
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Every Saturday from Jan 11 through Feb 22, led by Max Tucker, n this class it is my goal to introduce the students to the vast world of Afro-Cuban music as it relates to drums and percussion! ALL INSTRUMENTS ARE WELCOME, $120 for seven classes.
Saturday
11
Northeast Community Center
3:15 PM
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Join us for a sing-along! Bring your acoustic string instruments, sheet music provided, music stands needed, free, open to all.
Saturday
11
Artichoke Music
4:00 PM
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Every Saturday from Jan 11 through Feb 22, led by Max Tucker, become familiar with the basic rhythms used in popular music and get to try them, $120 for seven sessions.
Saturday
11
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
11
Mississippi Pizza
5:00 PM
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Energetic songs and stories for the whole family; rotating performers.

Jan 4: Tallulah‘s Daddy
Jan 11: Pointed Man Band
Jan 18: Micah & Me
Jan 25: The Alphabeticians
Saturday
11
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
11
Laurelthirst Public House
6:00 PM
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6-8 pm, classic R&B, ragged and yet heart-felt, free, all ages.

Sat Dec 7: Annual Holiday Jubilee with The Wanderband.
Saturday
11
McMenamins Crystal Ballroom
6:00 PM
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6 pm show (doors open at 5), $25 advance/$30 day of show/$40 two day passes, all ages.

Friday, January 10 - featured performers:
Anna Tivel
Jeffery Martin
Haley Johnsen
Cedar Teeth
Maita
Glitterfox
Nick Delffs
Ben Larsen
Jacob Miller
Tara Velarde

Saturday, January 11 - featured performers:
Horse Feathers
Worth
The Get Ahead
Lenore.
Fox and Bones
Pretty Gritty
Adrian + Meredith
Trill LeBeau
Strange and the Familiars
Saturday
11
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*****Portland FolkMusic Society Event*****

6 pm potluck; 7 pm sing
Holly Hoffnung
4114 SE Salmon
Portland OR 97214
hollyh(at)spiretech.com