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August, 2019

Thursday
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Milwaukie Center
9:30 AM
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Practice your ukulele and play songs in this casual drop-in atmosphere. $1 per person $2 (non-resident). Info at 503-794-8092 or ncprd.com/discovery-guide
Thursday
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White Eagle Saloon (McMenamins)
4:00 PM
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Join us outside on the patio for a picker‘s circle where everyone can play as much as they‘d like; bluegrass instrumentation preferred but any instruments are welcome. Free, all ages.
Thursday
1
Mark's On The Channel
5:00 PM
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Acoustic blues and Americana, no cover, 21+.
Thursday
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Fulton Park Community Center
5:30 PM
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A place to develop skill, build confidence, and connect with other dancers at all levels, $5. Info: Rhonda McFaddin at rhondamcfaddin(at)yahoo.com
Thursday
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Mississippi Pizza
5:30 PM
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Every Thursday, and joined by Mo Phillips every second Thursday
Thursday
1
Walker Stadium in Lents Park
6:00 PM
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Come celebrate Music Millennium‘s 50th anniversary - pre-game show before the Portland Pickles meet the Walla Walla Sweets (independent league baseball game).
Thursday
1
EaT: an Oyster Bar
6:00 PM
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Old-time blues and Nawlins food, free. Info: www.stevecheseborough.com
Thursday
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Features a rotating cast of Portland‘s finest and most danceable swing bands. $10, all ages until 8 pm, then 21+; under 16 free.

Aug 1: Black Swan Quintet, Baby & The Pearl Blowers

Aug 8: Stumptown Swing, Pink lady & John Bennett Jazz Band

Aug 15: Frog & Henry

Aug 22: The Hot Lovin‘ Jazz Babies, 12th Avenue Hot Club

Aug 29: Hot Club Time Machine, James Mason & The Gypsy Hicks
Thursday
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Barberton Grange
7:00 PM
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Different teachers and styles every night, hosted by Carole Duttlinger, $5 donation requested, no partner required. (Beginners‘ lesson at 7:00 PM, dance at 7:30)
Thursday
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Artichoke Music
7:00 PM
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Share an original or cover song with a community of song lovers; hosted by a rotating cast of Artichoke MCs, donation at the door $5, beer, wine, sparkling water, tea, and light snacks available at the bar.
Thursday
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Drop-in class, beginners always welcome, at 12 and over $5, Info: 503-819-2689 or www.irishpdx.com/classes-and-ceilis
Thursday
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Oregon City Clackamette Park
7:00 PM
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The Everett troubadour and his troupe will perform free shows on the Willamette.
Aug 1 - OREGON CITY - Clackamette Park
Aug 2 - PORTLAND - Sellwood Riverfront Park
Aug 3 - PORTLAND - Downtown
Aug 4 - PORTLAND - Cathedral Park
(Exact locations subject to change! Keep checking back!)
Thursday
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Fulton Park Community Center
7:30 PM
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All styles of waltz plus an electic mix of other dance music, DJ Dennis Myers, host Coleen Suzanne, $7, all ages, all levels, everyone welcome.
Thursday
1
Muddy Rudder Public House
8:00 PM
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Old-time bluegrass, no cover, 21+.
Thursday
1
Insomnia Coffee
9:00 PM
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Strictly a traditional session, but we typically play numbers from the Portland Collection, Vols 1, 2 and 3. Please RSVP to Ivan at oceanwillpart(at)gmail.com
Thursday
1
Brickhouse Bar & Grill
9:00 PM
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Hosted by local singer-songwriter Ric Trinkle.
Friday
2
Mississippi Pizza
5:00 PM
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These two kindie music performers present a show each week.
Friday
2
Clark County History Museum - Hidden Brick Room
6:00 PM
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Fiddles, guitars, mandolins and other traditional backup instruments welcome, museum admission free. Info: contact Paul Deming at prdeming(at)gmail.com or Denice Carter at fidlmom1(at)gmail.com
Friday
2
North Clark Historical Museum
6:00 PM
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Sign-up 6 pm, play 7-10 pm, sound system provided, free, donations accepted. Info: 360-247-5620 or wakjh(at)aol.com
Friday
2
Guthrie Park Community Center
7:00 PM
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All levels welcome. Free, all ages.
Friday
2
People’s Co-op Community Room
7:00 PM
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Songbooks provided, no exp necessary. Info: website or Jessica Beer at jessicabeer(at)gmail.com
Friday
2
Salty's on the Columbia
7:00 PM
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Portland jazz legend
Friday
2
PORTLAND - Sellwood Riverfront Park
7:00 PM
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The Everett troubadour and his troupe will perform free shows on the Willamette.
Aug 1 - OREGON CITY - Clackamette Park
Aug 2 - PORTLAND - Sellwood Riverfront Park
Aug 3 - PORTLAND - Downtown
Aug 4 - PORTLAND - Cathedral Park
(Exact locations subject to change! Keep checking back!)
Friday
2
Oregon Zoo Amphitheater
7:00 PM
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The Tree of Forgiveness World Tour, 7 pm (doors open at 5), the elder statesman of singer-songwriters, The Oregon Zoo Amphitheater, 4001 SW Canyon Road, Washington Park. Price $49.50-109.50. Info: www.zooconcerts.com.

Friday
2
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.
May 3: music by Lisa Scott, Leslie Hirsch, Eril Weberg, Ron Dan, caller TBD
May 10: Community Band Night
May 17: music by Richard Scher, Laura Kuhlman & friend, caller TBD
May 24: music by Lanny Martin & friends, caller TBD
May 31: music by Damsel, caller TBD
Friday
2
Viscount Studio
7:30 PM
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Hosted by Roland Jemerson and Janine Tebeau-Jemerson; instruction on request or just enjoy casual dancing, $5, all ages.
Friday
2
Winona Grange #271
7:30 PM
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$12/$10 veterans, students and 65+.
Friday
2
Artichoke Music
7:30 PM
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(doors open at 7), singer-songwriter performances: four acts performing 30-minute sets, suggested donation $5-10.
Friday
2
The Old Church Concert Hall
8:00 PM
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Hosted by Lynne Duddy and Lawrence Howard, , $15 advance/$20 day of show/$5 Arts for All, 21+. 8 pm (doors open with music at 7)
Friday
2
Muddy Rudder Public House
8:00 PM
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Bluesbilly good times, no cover, 21+.
Friday
2
Laurelthirst Pub
9:30 PM
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The Seattle surrealist. $6.
Saturday
3
Waverly UCC
10:00 AM
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10 am-1 pm for beginning class and jam, 1-4 pm for the intermediate; 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
3
Artichoke Music
1:00 PM
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With Avery Hill, for all levels; fun and familiar songs in a joyful atmosphere. $10 suggested donation.
Saturday
3
Podnah's Pit BBQ
2:00 PM
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A heavy dose of western swing and hillbilly boogie. All ages, 16 & under free
Saturday
3
White Eagle Saloon (McMenamins)
4:00 PM
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A kind of swamp rock that encompasses blues, Americana and country. Free, all ages.
(1st & 3rd Saturdays but please verify)
Saturday
3
Mississippi Pizza
5:00 PM
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Energetic songs and stories for the whole family.

8/3 Tallulah‘s Daddy

8/10 Pointed Man Band

8/17 Micah & Me

8/24 The Alphabeticians

8/31 Paper Tooth
Saturday
3
Clinton Street Theater (info@cstpdx.com)
7:00 PM
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Advance tickets $12 general/$10 PSG members and students available at cstpdx-com.seatengine.com. Tickets at door $15 general/$12 PSG members and students. Info: www.portlandstorytellers.org (doors open at 7)
Saturday
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PORTLAND - Downtown
7:00 PM
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The Everett troubadour and his troupe will perform free shows on the Willamette.
Aug 1 - OREGON CITY - Clackamette Park
Aug 2 - PORTLAND - Sellwood Riverfront Park
Aug 3 - PORTLAND - Downtown
Aug 4 - PORTLAND - Cathedral Park
(Exact locations subject to change! Keep checking back!)
Saturday
3
VanCity Ballroom, Riverside Performing Arts Building
7:00 PM
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Different teachers and styles every night, sponsored by $8 cover, no partner required. 7:30-10 pm (beginners‘ lesson at 7)
Saturday
3
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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: corvallisfolklore.org

May 4: music by Countercurrent, caller Tarka Ayres
May 18: music by Treehouse, caller William Watson
Saturday
3
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

May 4: music by The Stage Crew, caller Isaac Banner
Saturday
3
The Chalet
8:00 PM
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(teaching 8-9 followed by recreational dancing), sponsored by menbers of Aratas Hungarian Folk Ensemble. $2 donation requested to help defray costs. Call Steve and Susan at 503-297-4279 for more information.
Saturday
3
Catfish Lou's
9:00 PM
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Portland‘s original "Boogie Cat" provides some of the funkiest down-home blues anywhere.
Sunday
4
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
4
EaT: an Oyster Bar
11:00 AM
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Fine sax with strings attached, free. Info: reggiehouston.com
(Every Sunday)
Sunday
4
Laurelthirst Pub
12:00 PM
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Free, all ages.
Sunday
4
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
4
Portland Audubon Center
12:30 PM
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All levels, acoustic only, small donation requested to cover room rental.
Info: powellr5923(at)q.com
Sunday
4
Artichoke Music
2:00 PM
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Music and songwriting lessons for Armed Forces veterans; guitars are available. Drop-in, free. Info: 503-232-8845 or artichokemusic.org/classes
Sunday
4
Waverly Heights UCC
2:00 PM
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Singing from the Cooper Book. Songbooks provided, no exp necessary. Info: website or Jessica Beer at jessicabeer(at)gmail.com
Sunday
4
Artichoke Music
2:00 PM
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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
4
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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
4
White Eagle Saloon (McMenamins)
4:00 PM
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Aug 4 (Sun) — The Root Note, 4-6 pm, monthly artist showcase, free, all ages.
Sunday
4
Secret Society
4:00 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. (doors open at 3:45) (Every Sunday).
Sunday
4
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Playing overlooking the Clackamas River - seating is limited, please RSVP to Judy at kimandjudy@hotmail.com
Sunday
4
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Old-time blues. Every Sunday. Free.

Sunday
4
Salty's on the Columbia,. Info:
5:00 PM
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Island sounds, reggae, soft rock, and contemporary hits (every Sunday but please confirm)
Sunday
4
Alberta Street Public House
5:00 PM
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Hosted by Matthew Seltzer, describing a desolate, yet love-torn America, free, all ages. (5 pm, doors open at 4:30. Every First Sunday, but please verify)
Sunday
4
Millennium Plaza Park
6:00 PM
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Every Sunday - Jul 7 through Aug 25, free, family friendly.

Jul 7: Ken DeRouchie Band - 8-piece soul, funk, R&B band
Jul 14: Mbrascatu - indie rock band that draws from diverse American and European roots
Jul 21: Rock Bottom Boys - rock‘n‘roll with hillbilly soul
Jul 28: Michael Allen Harrison - new age musician, songwriter, and pianist
Aug 4: 3 Leg Torso - modern chamber music featuring violin, cello, and accordion
Aug 11: Todd Haaby - Spanish guitar
Aug 18: Norman Sylvester - the original boogie cat
Aug 25: Joe Powers - harmonica vituoso
Sunday
4
Silver Star Saloon
6:00 PM
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Sunday West Coast Swing Practica, a comfortable and fun atmosphere to practice your swing, Carole Duttlinger is DJ and available for instruction, $2 donation requested, 21+
Sunday
4
Tommy O's
6:00 PM
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6-9 pm, smooth jazz and jazz/fusion. (Every Sunday through end of August but please confirm).
Sunday
4
Blue Diamond
6:00 PM
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Every Sunday but please verify.
Sunday
4
Laurelthirst Pub
6:00 PM
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Off-beat, edgy, weird, wonderful
Sunday
4
Muddy Rudder Public House
6:00 PM
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Irish music, no cover, 21+. (Every Sunday but please confirm)
Sunday
4
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CONCERT (Aug 4 through Sep 1) — Concert in the Park, 6:30 pm, park venue listed below, free popcorn, all ages.


Aug 4: ****pre-empted by Washington Park Summer Festival****

Aug 11: 5 Grand - danceable R&B, funk, and soul (Wilshire Park, NE 33rd & Skidmore)

Aug 18: The Sportin‘ Lifers - junp blues R&B, soul, and jazz (Hamilton Park, SW 47th Drive & 44th Ave.)

Aug 25: Providence Stage Band - big band sounds from the ‘40s to ‘70s (Laurelhurst Park, SE Cesar Chavez Blvd. & Stark)

Sep 1: 11th Annual Slavic Festival - danceable R&B, funk, and soul (Gateway Discovery Park, NE 106th & Halsey), starting at 10 am
Sunday
4
The Vault at Gastro Mania, $8 cash at door. Info:
7:00 PM
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Denny Bixby, Thad Beckman, John Bunzow & Mark Spangler, singer-songwriters
Sunday
4
White Eagle Saloon
7:00 PM
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7 pm, Americana - jazz, free, 21+. Info:
Sunday
4
PORTLAND - Cathedral Park St. Johns
7:00 PM
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The Everett troubadour and his troupe will perform free shows on the Willamette.
Aug 1 - OREGON CITY - Clackamette Park
Aug 2 - PORTLAND - Sellwood Riverfront Park
Aug 3 - PORTLAND - Downtown
Aug 4 - PORTLAND - Cathedral Park
(Exact locations subject to change! Keep checking back!)
Sunday
4
Laurelthirst Pub
9:00 PM
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Hosted by Taylor Kingman, free. (Every Sunday, but please verify)
Monday
5
JAM - Contra & Ethnic
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Contact Syd Newell at sydnewell(at)mac.com for meeting times and location. (1st & 3rd Mondays)
Monday
5
Mississippi Pizza
5:00 PM
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Guitar and ukulele music for toddlers and up with lots of interactive songs.
Monday
5
Mississippi Pizza
5:30 PM
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Every Thursday, and joined by Mo Phillips every second Thursday
Monday
5
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$12-20/class sliding scale. Intermediate and advanced workshops on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. Info: www.bubbaguitar.com
Monday
5
Papa's Pizza
6:00 PM
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For information: www.ramblingbluegrass.org
Monday
5
Latte Da Coffee House and Wine Bar
6:00 PM
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Sign-up at 6 pm, start as soon as we can get the sound system up, until 10 pm. contact Steve Rapalus at srapalus(at)gmail.com
Monday
5
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$12/class. Intermediate and advanced workshops on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. Info: Kite Giedraitis 503-775-9039 or KiteG@FoolsInParadise.com
Monday
5
Scandinavian Heritage Foundation, Nordia House, (new location)
7:00 PM
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Live music; warm-up dancing 7-7:30, lessons 7:30-8:30, open request dancing 8:30-10 pm. $5 each night/$60 yearly membership; for more information, call 503-636-7509
Monday
5
Community Music Center
7:00 PM
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Free monthly meeting with open mic and featured performer most months.
Monday
5
UU Congregation at Willamette Falls
7:00 PM
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(big pink church right across from the library), parking in the lot behind the church. Contact Emily Brault at skypilotemily(at)msn.com to get on the mailing list
(1st & 3rd)
Monday
5
Lake Theater & Cafe
7:00 PM
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Blues and folk, price varies.
Monday
5
Warehouse #23
7:00 PM
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Hosted by Bridge City Ballroom Dance, $15 for entire evening, $8 social dance only, no partner required. 7-10 pm (beginners‘ lesson at 7)
Monday
5
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To call them a cello and percussion duo would fall far short of the mark. Free, usually 21+, except when noted.
Monday
5
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7-8 pm, location varies (we dance at the homes of members), for location, call Rick Russell at 503-452-7544 or Betty at 503-244-1593, free, bring a snack, beginners welcome. Info: www.portlanddancing.com
Monday
5
Secret Society
8:00 PM
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(doors open at 6:45), storytelling competition, $10, 21+ (all tickets sold in advance).
Monday
5
Lenora's Ballroom at Waverly Commons
8:00 PM
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Lesson: 8-8:30 pm; dance to a varied program waltz, swing, blues, Latin, and more: 8:30 pm-10:30 pm. $8.
Monday
5
Muddy Rudder Public House
8:00 PM
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No cover, 21+.
Tuesday
6
Gresham Senior Center
9:00 AM
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Community ukulele jam. Info: Barbara Adams at adamsbjw(at)eou.edu
Tuesday
6
Norse Hall
5:30 PM
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DANCE (1st & 3rd Tuesdays) — Leikarringen, traditional Norwegian dancing for children in 2nd or 3rd grade and above, no charge. Info: David Champion, 971-284-4175 or norseherodotus(at)hotmail.com
Tuesday
6
Tapalaya
6:00 PM
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Fine sax with piano attached, free. Info: reggiehouston.com
Tuesday
6
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
6
Alberta Street Public House
6:00 PM
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All-female Americana, free, all ages. (doors open at 5:30)
Tuesday
6
VFW Hall
6:30 PM
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DANCE WORKSHOP (Every Tuesday) — Irish Céilí and Set Dance, $5. Info: oregonirishdance(at)gmail.com
Tuesday
6
Catfish Lou's
7:00 PM
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Deeply rooted in traditional blues, and yet fiercely original. No cover.
Tuesday
6
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
6
St. Therese Catholic School
7:30 PM
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DANCE WORKSHOP (Every Tuesday) — Irish Céilí Dance, Elisa Chandler teaching, $5. Info: ceiliofthevalley(at)gmail.com
Wednesday
7
Secret Society
8:00 AM
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Lesson: 7 pm; CD dance: until 10 pm, Sponsored by Cascade Zydeco, $10 general/$8 members (unless otherwise noted below), 21+. Info: www.cascadezydeco.com
Wednesday
7
Mississippi Pizza
11:00 AM
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Matt Lynch provides a family friendly music show for kids of all ages,
Wednesday
7
Milwaukie Center
1:00 PM
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Practice your ukulele and play songs in this casual drop-in atmosphere. $1 per person, $2 (non-resident). Info at 503-794-8092 or ncprd.com/discovery-guide
Wednesday
7
White Eagle Saloon (McMenamins)
4:00 PM
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Fine singer, composer, and guitarist, known for her bluesy sound; sponsored by Local Roots, free, all ages.
Wednesday
7
Milwaukie Center
6:00 PM
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Practice your ukulele and play songs in this casual drop-in atmosphere. $1 per person, $2 (non-resident). Info at 503-794-8092 or ncprd.com/discovery-guide
Wednesday
7
Round Table Pizza
6:30 PM
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Newcomer friendly. Info: Jane at janeromfo5(at)gmail.com
Wednesday
7
The Vault at Gastro Mania
7:00 PM
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A new band each week, $5 cover.
May 8: The Horsenecks, hard-hitting and heartfelt old-time andclassic bluegrass
May 15: Sunny South, early bluegrass
May 22: Whiskey Deaf, breakdowns, ballads, and cajun two-step
May 29: Julie and the WayVes, progressive bluegrass
Wednesday
7
East Portland Eagles Lodge
7:00 PM
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Always an acoustic set followed by an electric set, come ready to dance, $5, free to members. Info:
Wednesday
7
Polish Library Association dance hall
7:30 PM
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$8/$7 students (octogenarians and beyond free), Info: joyridecontra@gmail.com or www.joyride.erikweberg.com
May 1: music by Joyride, caller Carol Piening
Jun 5: music by Joyride, caller Susie Kendig
Wednesday
7
Muddy Rudder Public House
8:00 PM
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Jazz vocalist, no cover.
Wednesday
7
Aladdin Theater
8:00 PM
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Hard truths from the heartland, $25, all ages, doors open at 7.
Wednesday
7
The Chalet
8:00 PM
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Instruction at 7:30, open dancing following at 8:00. Call Rich & Jean Gibson at 233-1322 for more information. Every Wednesday.
Wednesday
7
Catfish Lou's
8:30 PM
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Hosted by Marty Henniger & The Uptown Kings, bring your instrument, bring your voice, just bring yourself to this fun-filled jam. No cover.
Wednesday
7
Brickhouse Bar & Grill
9:00 PM
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Hosted by local singer-songwriter Ric Trinkle.
Thursday
8
Milwaukie Center
9:30 AM
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Practice your ukulele and play songs in this casual drop-in atmosphere. $1 per person $2 (non-resident). Info at 503-794-8092 or ncprd.com/discovery-guide
Thursday
8
White Eagle Saloon (McMenamins)
4:00 PM
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Join us outside on the patio for a picker‘s circle where everyone can play as much as they‘d like; bluegrass instrumentation preferred but any instruments are welcome. Free, all ages.
Thursday
8
Mississippi Pizza
5:30 PM
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Every Thursday, and joined by Mo Phillips every second Thursday
Thursday
8
Fulton Park Community Center
5:30 PM
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A place to develop skill, build confidence, and connect with other dancers at all levels, $5. Info: Rhonda McFaddin at rhondamcfaddin(at)yahoo.com
Thursday
8
EaT: an Oyster Bar
6:00 PM
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Old-time blues and Nawlins food, free. Info: www.stevecheseborough.com
Thursday
8
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Features a rotating cast of Portland‘s finest and most danceable swing bands. $10, all ages until 8 pm, then 21+; under 16 free.
Aug 8: Stumptown Swing, Pink Lady & John Bennett Jazz Band
Aug 15: Frog & Henry
Aug 22: The Hot Lovin‘ Jazz Babies, 12th Avenue Hot Club
Aug 29: Hot Club Time Machine, James Mason & The Gypsy Hicks
Thursday
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Thursday
8
West Hills Unitarian Universalist Fellowship
7:00 PM
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While the Choristers take a summer break, some members and friends join together to sing. You‘re welcome to join them!
Thursday
8
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Drop-in class, beginners always welcome, at 12 and over $5, Info: 503-819-2689 or www.irishpdx.com/classes-and-ceilis
Thursday
8
Edgefield Winery
7:00 PM
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NW blues legend, known for her guitar, free, all ages.
Thursday
8
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SW Portland (call 503-233-9091 for directions), George Penk or Dan Compton instructing, $8 students/$10 PCDC members/$15 non-members
Thursday
8
Artichoke Music
7:00 PM
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Acoustic Village, hosted by Jon Lee, features a different theme each week, donation at the door $5, beer, wine, sparkling water, tea, and light snacks available at the bar.
May 9: Songs of Resistance
Thursday
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Fulton Park Community Center
7:30 PM
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All styles of waltz plus an electic mix of other dance music, DJ Dennis Myers, host Coleen Suzanne, $7, all ages, all levels, everyone welcome.
Thursday
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Amy Starke's house
7:30 PM
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Bring your instrument and music stand (a grand piano is available, if anyone wants to play), not strictly a traditional session, but we typically play numbers from the Portland Collection, Vols 1, 2 and 3. Bring a snack to share. Please RSVP to Amy at 503-516-9063
Thursday
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House Concert in Lake Oswego
7:30 PM
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A unique spin on blues and bluegrass, 7:30 pm (optional potluck at 6:30), suggested donation $15-$20. To reserve, contact Marianne Decher at 503-348-2668 (voice or text) or mariannedecher@comcast.net
Thursday
8
Brickhouse Bar & Grill
9:00 PM
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Hosted by local singer-songwriter Ric Trinkle.
Friday
9
Mississippi Pizza
4:15 PM
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Zazzy Zoe plays and sings for the kids.
Friday
9
Yacolt Community Church
6:00 PM
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Doors open at 6 pm, family friendly, all ages and skill levels welcome: come play, listen, or just hang out. Pizza is free as always. Free, donations gladly accepted. For more info, contact Nick Peck at nick.peck(at)gmx.com
Friday
9
Secret Society
6:00 PM
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A heavy dose of western swing and hillbilly boogie. $6, all ages, 16 & under free.
Friday
9
Room 30, Multnomah Arts Center
6:30 PM
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Brief storytelling workshop and story sharing, bring a dish to share and a serving utensil, free. Info: Eric Foxman at 503-659-2715 or www.portlandstorytellers.org
Friday
9
Guthrie Park Community Center
7:00 PM
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All levels welcome. Free, all ages.
Friday
9
The Vault at Gastro Mania
7:00 PM
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Blues, Americana, $8 cash at door
Friday
9
Friendly House Community Center
7:00 PM
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Great songs of the ‘60s and ‘70s, led by Ted Kaye. Free. Info: kandsons@aol.com
Friday
9
Salty's on the Columbia
7:00 PM
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Portland jazz legend
Friday
9
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8 pm, (doors open at 7; lesson 7:15), Live music, no partner or experience required, $10 non-members, $8 members, $5 students, $30 family, all ages welcome. Info: 503-383-9297 or
Friday
9
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.
May 3: music by Lisa Scott, Leslie Hirsch, Eril Weberg, Ron Dan, caller TBD
May 10: Community Band Night
May 17: music by Richard Scher, Laura Kuhlman & friend, caller TBD
May 24: music by Lanny Martin & friends, caller TBD
May 31: music by Damsel, caller TBD
Friday
9
Artichoke Music
7:30 PM
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(doors open at 7), singer-songwriter performances: four acts performing 30-minute sets, suggested donation $5-10.
Friday
9
Hazel Dell Grange
7:30 PM
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7:30 pm lesson, 8-11 pm dance $7, $5 students and under 12.
Friday
9
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Original Portland rhythm & blues.
Friday
9
White Eagle Saloon (McMenamins)
9:00 PM
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world-inspired funk, $19, 21+.
+ Frames in Motion, dream pop with dark interiors
Saturday
10
Waverly UCC
10:00 AM
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10 am-1 pm for beginning class and jam, 1-4 pm for the intermediate; 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
10
St. Luke's Episcopal Church
1:00 PM
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‘60’s-‘70’s folk and more, bring snacks and finger food to share at 2 pm, 1:30 pm sing. For information, call Ted at 360-883-3030
Saturday
10
Portland Saturday Market
2:00 PM
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real stories about the comings and goings of real peoples‘ lives
Saturday
10
Artichoke Music
3:30 PM
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Led by Jane Keefer, bring your fiddle, banjo, guitar, or any other traditional acoustic instrument. All comers are welcome.
Saturday
10
White Eagle Saloon (McMenamins)
4:00 PM
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Lyrical, raw, and unfiltered. Free, all ages.
Saturday
10
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
Saturday
10
Mississippi Pizza
5:00 PM
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Energetic songs and stories for the whole family.

8/3 Tallulah‘s Daddy

8/10 Pointed Man Band

8/17 Micah & Me

8/24 The Alphabeticians

8/31 Paper Tooth
Saturday
10
McMinnville Grange
6:30 PM
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We will be doing easier dances, going over basic moves if necessary; dance to recorded music, caller varies, $5.
Saturday
10
The Vault at Gastro Mania
7:00 PM
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Folk. rock, country, $8 cash at door
Saturday
10
Skyway Bar & Grill
7:00 PM
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crime-a-billy music
Saturday
10
VanCity Ballroom, Riverside Performing Arts Building
7:00 PM
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Different teachers and styles every night, sponsored by $8 cover, no partner required. 7:30-10 pm (beginners‘ lesson at 7)
Saturday
10
Village School Gym
7:00 PM
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****SUSPENDED FOR THE SUMMER - resumes in the Fall****
Sliding scale admission: $6-10 members (students with ID get $1 off), $8-10 general ($1 off if arriving before newcomers‘ session 7 pm).
Saturday
10
Fulton Park Community Center
7:30 PM
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(begins with a teaching session), Fulton Park Community Center *, $6-15 sliding scale.
Saturday
10
The Spare Room
9:15 PM
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No cover
Sunday
11
Norse Hall Grieg Lodge Sons of Norway
10:00 AM
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10 am-2 pm, A style of unchoreographed social waltzing mixing together basic elements of Scandinavian, vintage, swing and Argentine tango dancing, occasional workshops, no age limit, $4 (free for members of Grieg Lodge)
Sunday
11
Just Bob Café (formerly Anna Bannanas)
10:00 AM
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That downhome country/ragtime sound. (second Sunday but please verify)
Sunday
11
Norse Hall
10:30 AM
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Lesson: 10:30 am - 3 pm; old-fashioned social waltzing with the fast-turning elements of Scandinavian folk dancing, $7 (includes brunch buffet). To get in, call 503-724-3097. (Every Sunday on weeks when there is no Waltz Eclectic)
Sunday
11
EaT: an Oyster Bar
11:00 AM
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Fine sax with strings attached, free. Info: reggiehouston.com
(Every Sunday)
Sunday
11
Laurelthirst Pub
12:00 PM
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An acoustic duo playing the music of Neil Young and others, free. Info: 503-232-1504 or www.laurelthirst.com
Sunday
11
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
11
Happy Valley Library Community Room
2:00 PM
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Info: LeaAnne, at ldenb(at)juno.com
Sunday
11
Artichoke Music
2:00 PM
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Music and songwriting lessons for Armed Forces veterans; guitars are available. Drop-in, free. Info: 503-232-8845 or artichokemusic.org/classes
Sunday
11
Winona Grange #271
3:00 PM
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$1 for the hall. (Second Sundays)
Sunday
11
Strum Guitars. Info:
3:00 PM
Sunday
11
Renaissance School
3:00 PM
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$10 suggested donation. Dance shoes required.
Sunday
11
Secret Society
4:00 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. (doors open at 3:45) (Every Sunday).
Sunday
11
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
11
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
11
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Old-time blues. Every Sunday. Free.

Sunday
11
Alberta Street Public House
5:00 PM
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Hosted by Matthew Seltzer, describing a desolate, yet love-torn America, free, all ages. (5 pm, doors open at 4:30. Every First Sunday, but please verify)
Sunday
11
Salty's on the Columbia,. Info:
5:00 PM
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Island sounds, reggae, soft rock, and contemporary hits (every Sunday but please confirm)
Sunday
11
Silver Star Saloon
6:00 PM
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Sunday West Coast Swing Practica, a comfortable and fun atmosphere to practice your swing, Carole Duttlinger is DJ and available for instruction, $2 donation requested, 21+
Sunday
11
Laurelthirst Pub
6:00 PM
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David Reisch (bass) and Turtle VanDemarr (guitar) from the Freak Mountain Ramblers bring pals for a rowdy, rootsy Sunday afternoon of song! (Every Sunday, free)
Sunday
11
Timmy O's
6:00 PM
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, 6-9 pm, smooth jazz and jazz/fusion. (Every Sunday but please confirm).
Sunday
11
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music director Gregory Vajda, 6 pm, free, all ages.
Sunday
11
Blue Diamond
6:00 PM
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Every Sunday but please verify.
Sunday
11
Muddy Rudder Public House
6:00 PM
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Irish music, no cover, 21+. (Every Sunday but please confirm)
Sunday
11
Millennium Plaza Park
6:00 PM
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Every Sunday - Jul 7 through Aug 25, free, family friendly.

Jul 7: Ken DeRouchie Band - 8-piece soul, funk, R&B band
Jul 14: Mbrascatu - indie rock band that draws from diverse American and European roots
Jul 21: Rock Bottom Boys - rock‘n‘roll with hillbilly soul
Jul 28: Michael Allen Harrison - new age musician, songwriter, and pianist
Aug 4: 3 Leg Torso - modern chamber music featuring violin, cello, and accordion
Aug 11: Todd Haaby - Spanish guitar
Aug 18: Norman Sylvester - the original boogie cat
Aug 25: Joe Powers - harmonica vituoso
Sunday
11
Kells Irish Restaurant and Pub
6:30 PM
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Free. (2nd through last Sundays but please verify)
Sunday
11
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Supportive, playful, safe, and willing to learn, These are our intentions. Any and all are welcome who are willing to aim for these intentions. None are welcome who refuse, $7-10 sliding scale.
Sunday
11
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CONCERT (Jul 7 through Sep 1, except Jul 21) — Concert in the Park, 6:30 pm, park venue listed below, free popcorn, all ages.

Jul 7: Yankee Gaucho - world folk rock (Kenilworth Park, SE 32nd & Holgate)

Jul 14: Quadraphones - jazzy funk from all-female sax quartet (Warner Pacific University, 2218 SE 68th)

Jul 28: Big Bad Beat - hits from the ‘70s, ‘80s & ‘90s until now (Wellington Park, NE 66th & Skidmore)

Aug 4: ****pre-empted by Washington Park Summer Festival****

Aug 11: 5 Grand - danceable R&B, funk, and soul (Wilshire Park, NE 33rd & Skidmore)

Aug 18: The Sportin‘ Lifers - junp blues R&B, soul, and jazz (Hamilton Park, SW 47th Drive & 44th Ave.)

Aug 25: Providence Stage Band - big band sounds from the ‘40s to ‘70s (Laurelhurst Park, SE Cesar Chavez Blvd. & Stark)

Sep 1: 11th Annual Slavic Festival - danceable R&B, funk, and soul (Gateway Discovery Park, NE 106th & Halsey), starting at 10 am
Sunday
11
White Eagle Saloon (McMenamins)
7:00 PM
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Singer-songwriters: country,western, blues, 7 pm, free, 21+.
Sunday
11
Strum Guitars
7:00 PM
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Driving banjo and high lonesome harmonies,
Sunday
11
Nordia House
7:00 PM
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Folkedanslaget BUL Tromsø and Bodø are coming to Portland! 17 musicians and dancers from northern Norway will fill the hall with traditional folk costumes and music, starting with a 45-minute performance, to be followed by an open community dance; sponsored by Nordic Northwest (NNW), Norske Rundansere, and Leikarringen, free to members of sponsoring groups/$10 suggested donation for non-members.
Sunday
11
Laurelthirst Pub
9:00 PM
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Hosted by Taylor Kingman, free. (Every Sunday, but please verify)
Monday
12
Mississippi Pizza
5:00 PM
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Guitar and ukulele music for toddlers and up with lots of interactive songs.
Monday
12
Mississippi Pizza
5:30 PM
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Every Thursday, and joined by Mo Phillips every second Thursday
Monday
12
Papa's Pizza
6:00 PM
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For information: www.ramblingbluegrass.org
Monday
12
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$12-20/class sliding scale. Intermediate and advanced workshops on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. Info: www.bubbaguitar.com
Monday
12
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$12/class. Intermediate and advanced workshops on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. Info: Kite Giedraitis 503-775-9039 or KiteG@FoolsInParadise.com
Monday
12
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USUALLY at Zoar Lutheran Church, 190 W 3rd St, Canby. beginners welcome. Info: paulamanley(at)canby.com. (2nd & 4th Monday)
Monday
12
Lake Theater & Cafe
7:00 PM
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Blues and folk, price varies.
Monday
12
Scandinavian Heritage Foundation, Nordia House, (new location)
7:00 PM
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Live music; warm-up dancing 7-7:30, lessons 7:30-8:30, open request dancing 8:30-10 pm. $5 each night/$60 yearly membership; for more information, call 503-636-7509
Monday
12
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7-8 pm, location varies (we dance at the homes of members), for location, call Rick Russell at 503-452-7544 or Betty at 503-244-1593, free, bring a snack, beginners welcome. Info: www.portlanddancing.com
Monday
12
Warehouse #23
7:00 PM
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Hosted by Bridge City Ballroom Dance, $15 for entire evening, $8 social dance only, no partner required. 7-10 pm (beginners‘ lesson at 7)
Monday
12
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To call them a cello and percussion duo would fall far short of the mark. Free, usually 21+, except when noted.
Monday
12
Lenora's Ballroom at Waverly Commons
8:00 PM
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Lesson: 8-8:30 pm; dance to a varied program waltz, swing, blues, Latin, and more: 8:30 pm-10:30 pm. $8.
Monday
12
Muddy Rudder Public House
8:00 PM
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No cover, 21+.
Tuesday
13
Gresham Senior Center
9:00 AM
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Community ukulele jam. Info: Barbara Adams at adamsbjw(at)eou.edu
Tuesday
13
Mississippi Pizza
5:30 PM
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Fun songs for the kids; best for toddlers to 5, but all kids and adults welcome. 2nd & 4th Tuesdays
Tuesday
13
Tapalaya
6:00 PM
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Fine sax with piano attached, free. Info: reggiehouston.com
Tuesday
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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
13
Alberta Street Public House
6:00 PM
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All-female Americana, free, all ages. (doors open at 5:30)
Tuesday
13
VFW Hall
6:30 PM
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DANCE WORKSHOP (Every Tuesday) — Irish Céilí and Set Dance, $5. Info: oregonirishdance(at)gmail.com
Tuesday
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Catfish Lou's
7:00 PM
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Deeply rooted in traditional blues, and yet fiercely original. No cover.
Tuesday
13
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
13
Norse Hall
7:00 PM
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DANCE (1st & 3rd) — 7- 7:30 pm, traditional Norwegian dancing for children, no charge, age 4+. Info: 503-367-5014.
Tuesday
13
Norse Hall
7:30 PM
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Store Leikarringen is open to all levels of dancers,
beginning through advanced. Ages middle school through
adult. Each lesson covers one or more of the basics of
Scandinavian folkdancing: waltz, schottisch/reinlender,
pols, snua. This is followed by a few songs to practice the
skills, then general dancing. Depending on how many people attend, we also teach Scandinavian ril (reels) or other figure dances. This is a non-performance group.
Tuesday
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St. Therese Catholic School
7:30 PM
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DANCE WORKSHOP (Every Tuesday) — Irish Céilí Dance, Elisa Chandler teaching, $5. Info: ceiliofthevalley(at)gmail.com
Wednesday
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Mississippi Pizza
11:00 AM
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Matt Lynch provides a family friendly music show for kids of all ages,
Wednesday
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Milwaukie Center
6:00 PM
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Practice your ukulele and play songs in this casual drop-in atmosphere. $1 per person, $2 (non-resident). Info at 503-794-8092 or ncprd.com/discovery-guide
Wednesday
14
Round Table Pizza
6:30 PM
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Newcomer friendly. Info: Jane at janeromfo5(at)gmail.com
Wednesday
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Alberta Street Pub
7:00 PM
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Lesson 7 pm, dance 7:30-10 pm, Too Loose Cajun/Zydeco Band, Sponsored by Cascade Zydeco (CZ), $15 general/$12 CZ members, 21+. Info: www.cascadezydeco.com.
Wednesday
14
The Vault at Gastro Mania
7:00 PM
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A new band each week, $7 cash at door.
May 14: Slip Shod, originals, familiar melodies, and dynamic instrumentals
May 21: Whiskey Deaf, breakdowns, ballads, and cajun two-step
May 28: Big Dickens, bluegrass & classic country
Wednesday
14
Ford Food and Drink
7:00 PM
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All levels welcome, acoustic only. For more info, contact arlo(at)arlotone.com
Wednesday
14
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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@pdx.edu
Wednesday
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Burlingame Water Tower
7:30 PM
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Every Wednesday: Instruction at 7:30, open dancing following at 8:00, no street shoes on dance floor, admission $4 (first time is free). Call Jeanne Gibson at 503-233-1322, or 503-319-8712 (cell) for more information.
Wednesday
14
Catfish Lou's
8:30 PM
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Hosted by Marty Henniger & The Uptown Kings, bring your instrument, bring your voice, just bring yourself to this fun-filled jam. No cover.
Wednesday
14
Brickhouse Bar & Grill
9:00 PM
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Hosted by local singer-songwriter Ric Trinkle.
Thursday
15
Milwaukie Center
9:30 AM
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Practice your ukulele and play songs in this casual drop-in atmosphere. $1 per person $2 (non-resident). Info at 503-794-8092 or ncprd.com/discovery-guide
Thursday
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White Eagle Saloon (McMenamins)
4:00 PM
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Join us outside on the patio for a picker‘s circle where everyone can play as much as they‘d like; bluegrass instrumentation preferred but any instruments are welcome. Free, all ages.
Thursday
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Mississippi Pizza
5:30 PM
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Every Thursday, and joined by Mo Phillips every second Thursday
Thursday
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Fulton Park Community Center
5:30 PM
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A place to develop skill, build confidence, and connect with other dancers at all levels, $5. Info: Rhonda McFaddin at rhondamcfaddin(at)yahoo.com
Thursday
15
EaT: an Oyster Bar
6:00 PM
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Old-time blues and Nawlins food, free. Info: www.stevecheseborough.com
Thursday
15
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****THURSDAY SWING IS CANCELED FOR THE REST OF AUGUST****
Features a rotating cast of Portland‘s finest and most danceable swing bands. $10, all ages until 8 pm, then 21+; under 16 free.
Thursday
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Drop-in class, beginners always welcome, at 12 and over $5, Info: 503-819-2689 or www.irishpdx.com/classes-and-ceilis
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