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June, 2019

Sunday
16
Laurelthirst Pub
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Off-beat, edgy, weird, wonderful. Free. Info: 503-232-1504 or www.laurelthirst.com. (Every Sunday but please confirm)
Sunday
16
Father's Day
Sunday
16
EaT: an Oyster Bar
11:00 AM
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Fine sax with strings attached, free. Info: reggiehouston.com
(Every Sunday)
Sunday
16
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Lesson: 10:30 am; Waltz: callers Uwe Hessinger and Colleen Suzanne, CD music by Dennis Myers., $7 (includes brunch buffet). To get in, call 503-724-3097. Info: norsehall.org. (3rd & 5th Sundays)
Sunday
16
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
16
1:00 PM
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Cajun musicians gather at different homes, everyone is welcome and sometimes there is room to dance. Potluck! To get on the mailing list, send to Tia Regan at regantia(at)gmail.com
Sunday
16
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
16
Artichoke Music
2:00 PM
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Led by Mark Bosnian, a monthly community sing-along gathering. $10. Info: 232-8845 or artichokemusic.org/classes
Sunday
16
Beaverton Community Center
3:00 PM
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Come prepared to share a 5-to-7-minute story. RSVP and confirm the date with terry.jordan(at)comcast.net. (Every third Sunday)
Sunday
16
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
16
White Eagle Saloon (McMenamins)
4:00 PM
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"Rhythmic Patterns for Humans" - John Reynolds, 4 pm, playful humor and a passion for great songs, free, all ages; Harvest Gold, 7-9 pm, Neil Young tribute band, White Eagle Saloon *, free, 21+. (Every Sunday but please confirm).
Sunday
16
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Old-time blues. Every Sunday. Free.

Sunday
16
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
16
Woodland Assembly of God
5:30 PM
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Enjoy gospel music with potluck and fellowship to follow. Please RSVP to Pastor Richard Monks at 360-225-6332 or Gary Everett at 360-606-8992.
Sunday
16
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
16
Timmy O's
6:00 PM
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, 6-9 pm, smooth jazz and jazz/fusion. (Every Sunday but please confirm).
Sunday
16
Lucky Lab Beer Hall
6:00 PM
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Portland Revels Summer Solstice Pub Sing, 6-8 pm (doors open at 5:30), annual pub sing - come sing with us, Info: www.portlandrevels.org.
Sunday
16
Blue Diamond
6:00 PM
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Every Sunday but please verify.
Sunday
16
Muddy Rudder Public House
6:00 PM
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Irish music, no cover, 21+. (Every Sunday but please confirm)
Sunday
16
Village Ballroom
6:15 PM
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Every Sunday, 6:15 pm, led by Sophie Vitells Enloe, Isaac Enloe and friends, $7 or sliding scale, all ages. Info: www.bubbaguitar.com
Sunday
16
Kells Irish Restaurant and Pub
6:30 PM
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Free. (2nd through last Sundays but please verify)
Sunday
16
Brothers Cascadia Brewing
6:30 PM
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Beatles tribute band, Info: ray_richads1(at)msn.com
Sunday
16
White Eagle Saloon
7:00 PM
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Comedy-rock juggernaut, free, 21+.
Sunday
16
Village Ballroom
7:00 PM
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$7 or sliding scale, all ages, no dancing experience necessary. Info: www.bubbaguitar.com
Sunday
16
The Vault at Gastro Mania
7:00 PM
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Roots and more, $8 cash only.
Sunday
16
Artichoke Music
7:00 PM
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Viola-cello duo, $15. Advance tickets from www.brownpapertickets.com (plus service fee).
Sunday
16
Edgefield Winery
7:00 PM
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Blues, rock, nuances of country
Free.
21+
Sunday
16
Laurelthirst Pub
9:00 PM
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Hosted by Taylor Kingman, free. (Every Sunday, but please verify)
Monday
17
JAM - Contra & Ethnic
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Contact Syd Newell at sydnewell(at)mac.com for meeting times and location. (1st & 3rd Mondays)
Monday
17
Mississippi Pizza
5:00 PM
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Guitar and ukulele music for toddlers and up with lots of interactive songs.
Monday
17
Mississippi Pizza
5:30 PM
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Every Thursday, and joined by Mo Phillips every second Thursday
Monday
17
Papa's Pizza
6:00 PM
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For information: www.ramblingbluegrass.org
Monday
17
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$12-20/class sliding scale. Intermediate and advanced workshops on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. Info: www.bubbaguitar.com
Monday
17
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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
17
The Spiral Gallery
6:30 PM
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beginners welcome Info: Sally Smith, 824-2520 or sally(at)colton.com. See also www.pickersporch.com
Monday
17
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
17
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
17
Jade Lounge
7:00 PM
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Doverlaff at the Jade, no cover.
Monday
17
Lake Theater & Cafe
7:00 PM
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Blues and folk, price varies.
Monday
17
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
17
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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
17
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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
17
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
17
Muddy Rudder Public House
8:00 PM
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No cover, 21+.
Tuesday
18
Gresham Senior Center
9:00 AM
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Community ukulele jam. Info: Barbara Adams at adamsbjw(at)eou.edu
Tuesday
18
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
18
Tapalaya
6:00 PM
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Fine sax with piano attached, free. Info: reggiehouston.com
Tuesday
18
Edgefield Amphitheater
6:00 PM
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Great musicians and humanitarians, $64.50 advance/$70 day of show, all ages. Doors open at 4:30
Tuesday
18
Alberta Street Public House
6:00 PM
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All-female Americana, free, all ages. (doors open at 5:30)
Tuesday
18
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
18
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
18
Catfish Lou's
7:00 PM
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Deeply rooted in traditional blues, and yet fiercely original. No cover.
Tuesday
18
Artichoke Music
7:00 PM
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Led by Matt Meighan, explore songwriting as a means to uncover deeply-felt truths, enrollment limited to 10, all levels of experience welcome, $160 for six classes.
Tuesday
18
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
18
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
Tuesday
18
Aladdin Theater
8:00 PM
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The Godfather of British Blues, $35, all ages. (doors open at 7)
Wednesday
19
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
19
Mississippi Pizza
11:00 AM
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Matt Lynch provides a family friendly music show for kids of all ages,
Wednesday
19
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Members free, non-members $10. More info: www.portlandsongwriters.org/calendar.htm
Wednesday
19
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
19
Edgefield Amphitheater
6:00 PM
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Great musicians and humanitarians, $64.50 advance/$70 day of show, all ages. Doors open at 4:30
Wednesday
19
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
19
Round Table Pizza
6:30 PM
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Newcomer friendly. Info: Jane at janeromfo5(at)gmail.com
Wednesday
19
Jo Bar
7:00 PM
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Acoustic guitar master. Info: www.terryrobb.com
Wednesday
19
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
19
Oregon Zoo Amphitheater
7:00 PM
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Bluegrass/rock, $30 general/$60 reserved/$90 terrace (doors open at 5)
Wednesday
19
Chehalem Cultural Center (CCC)
7:00 PM
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7:30 pm (lesson at 7), $8 general/$7 CCC members and seniors/$5 students/under 12 free. Info: 503-487-6883
Wednesday
19
Aladdin Theater
8:00 PM
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JStraight out of Havana comes this blazing ensemble of deeply soulful mambo, $25-30, all ages, (doors open at 7)
Wednesday
19
Muddy Rudder Public House
8:00 PM
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American songster, no cover. Info: www.laurensheehanmusic.com
Wednesday
19
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
19
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
19
Brickhouse Bar & Grill
9:00 PM
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Hosted by local singer-songwriter Ric Trinkle.
Thursday
20
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
20
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
20
Food Innovation Center
4:00 PM
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Acoustic blues and Americana, free food samples and food for sale, all ages. Info: www.jamesclem.com
Thursday
20
Mississippi Pizza
5:30 PM
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Every Thursday, and joined by Mo Phillips every second Thursday
Thursday
20
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
20
EaT: an Oyster Bar
6:00 PM
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Old-time blues and Nawlins food, free. Info: www.stevecheseborough.com
Thursday
20
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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.
May 2: Black Swan Quintet + Baby & The Pearl Blowers
May 9: Stumptown Swing + Pink Lady & John Bennett Dance Band
May 16: Reggie Houston‘s B‘ Swingsters + Pete Krebs and the Rockin‘ K Ranch Hands
May 23: The Hot Lovin‘ Jazz Babies + 12th Avenue Hot Club
Thursday
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Thursday
20
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
20
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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
20
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
20
Muddy Rudder Public House
8:00 PM
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Old-time bluegrass, no cover, 21+.
Thursday
20
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
20
Brickhouse Bar & Grill
9:00 PM
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Hosted by local singer-songwriter Ric Trinkle.
Friday
21
Summer Solstice
Friday
21
White Eagle Saloon (McMenamins)
4:00 PM
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Bluesy folk & roll with jazz attitude, free, all ages.
Friday
21
Mississippi Pizza
4:15 PM
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Zazzy Zoe plays and sings for the kids.
Friday
21
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Rhythm, jive, swing, reefer tunes, jump blues, boogie woogie -- it‘s all here, $6, all ages, 16 and under free.
Friday
21
Guthrie Park Community Center
7:00 PM
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All levels welcome. Free, all ages.
Friday
21
Friendly House Community Center
7:00 PM
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Led by Ted Kaye, free. Info: kandsons@aol.com
Friday
21
Trinity Lutheran Church
7:00 PM
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New series, caller and live music at every dance, no partner required. $8 non-members, $7 PCDC members and seniors, $5 students, under 12 free. Lesson at 7 pm, dance 7:30-10:00. Info: Ivan Camacho at stringride(at)aol.com.
Friday
21
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
21
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.
Saturday
22
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
22
Artichoke Music
2:00 PM
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With John Richter. $5.
Saturday
22
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
22
Mississippi Pizza
4:00 PM
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Energetic songs and stories for the whole family.
Saturday
22
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
22
Fulton Park Community Center
7:30 PM
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(7:30 lesson, 8:00 PM dance), $6-15 sliding scale. Info: portlandcountrydance.org

Saturday
22
Muddy Rudder Public House
7:30 PM
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No cover, 21+. Info: muddyrudderpdx.com
Sunday
23
Laurelthirst Pub
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Off-beat, edgy, weird, wonderful. Free. Info: 503-232-1504 or www.laurelthirst.com. (Every Sunday but please confirm)
Sunday
23
Just Bob Café (formerly Anna Bannanas)
10:00 AM
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Labor/woman songs/Malvina Reynolds ditties. (Every 4th Sunday but please verify)
Sunday
23
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
23
EaT: an Oyster Bar
11:00 AM
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Fine sax with strings attached, free. Info: reggiehouston.com
(Every Sunday)
Sunday
23
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4th Sunday Jam is discontinued. Flipside Coffee Shop is closed permanently. Jam host Marian Drake is looking for a new venue to start up again in September. Contact Marian by phone (not text) at 503-236-1736
Sunday
23
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
23
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
23
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Contact jamiberry(at)yahoo.com (Every 4th Sunday)
Sunday
23
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
23
White Eagle Saloon (McMenamins)
4:00 PM
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"Rhythmic Patterns for Humans" - John Reynolds, 4 pm, playful humor and a passion for great songs, free, all ages; Harvest Gold, 7-9 pm, Neil Young tribute band, White Eagle Saloon *, free, 21+. (Every Sunday but please confirm).
Sunday
23
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Old-time blues. Every Sunday. Free.

Sunday
23
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5-8 pm,, free, all ages. Ifo: reggiehouston.com (2nd & 4th Sunday but please confirm)
Sunday
23
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
23
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
23
Timmy O's
6:00 PM
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, 6-9 pm, smooth jazz and jazz/fusion. (Every Sunday but please confirm).
Sunday
23
Blue Diamond
6:00 PM
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Every Sunday but please verify.
Sunday
23
Muddy Rudder Public House
6:00 PM
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Irish music, no cover, 21+. (Every Sunday but please confirm)
Sunday
23
Village Ballroom
6:15 PM
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Every Sunday, 6:15 pm, led by Sophie Vitells Enloe, Isaac Enloe and friends, $7 or sliding scale, all ages. Info: www.bubbaguitar.com
Sunday
23
Kells Irish Restaurant and Pub
6:30 PM
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Free. (2nd through last Sundays but please verify)
Sunday
23
Village Ballroom
7:00 PM
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$7 or sliding scale, all ages, no dancing experience necessary. Info: www.bubbaguitar.com
Sunday
23
Laurelthirst Pub
9:00 PM
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Hosted by Taylor Kingman, free. (Every Sunday, but please verify)

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