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April, 2020

Sunday
5
Norse Hall Lodge Room - 2nd floor
10:30 AM
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Unchoreographed social waltzing mixing together basic elements of scandinavian, vintage, swing and argentine tango dancing, $4 (free for members of Grieg Lodge). For information, contact Don Harvey 503-334-6587 or donald.cory.harvey(at)gmail.com.
Sunday
5
EaT: an Oyster Bar
11:00 AM
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Nola jazz brunch with live music from Reggie Houston‘s Box of Chocolates with Taeko Yokoyama, Turtle Vandemarr and Tim Acott, Fine sax with strings attached, free. Info: reggiehouston.com/gigs.
Sunday
5
Alberta Street Pub
12:00 PM
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A rotating cast of Portland‘s finest and most danceable swing bands, $6, advance tickets available from Eventbrite (plus service fee), all ages, kids under 12 free. Info: www.albertastreetpub/music.

Mar 15: Sportin‘ Lifers
Mar 22: Pink Lady & The Tramps
Mar 29: The Courtney Freed Five
Apr 5: The Hot Lovin‘ Jazz Babies
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
12:00 PM
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Every Sunday, hosted by Patrick Connell and Kaden Hurst, $15 drop-in.

Ever wonder what makes a bluegrass jam sound organized and deliberate, like a band, even when it‘s just a casual jam? The essence of bluegrass is informality, but there is something inherently magical about how the players organize, differentiating it from being a twang-heavy song circle.

We cover kick-offs, turnarounds, soloing, and the general principles of leading a song within a group of friends or strangers.

Of course, we always end up learning new material in a session, but the focus is more on what to do with the song once we‘ve learned it, sharpening our ability to play it within a group of other bluegrass musicians, in a way that is compatible with other folks‘ skill sets.

Bring your instrument and an open-mind, and leave with the tools to be a bluegrass champ.
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
Artichoke Music
2:00 PM
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Calling all players and fans of the ukulele! Join us for an entire evening devoted to our love for our delightful instrument, hosted by Avery Hill, Director of Song by Song™ (www.learnsongbysong.com), this Ukulele Open Mic will feature acts representing a variety of ukulele communities around the Portland metro area. Jam leaders from around town will direct the entire audience in a couple group songs, as well, so all are encouraged to bring their instrument(s), $10. advance tickets available from www.brownpapertickets.com (plus service fee).
Sunday
5
Ladd Taphouse
2:00 PM
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Every Sunday from 2 to 5 pm, this is an ongoing jam open to all ages and levels, acoustic only. The Ladd Taphouse has a full menu, over 40 taps, and full bar.
Sunday
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
Alberta Street Pub
3:00 PM
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A rotating lineup of Portland‘s finest family performers for the kids & showcasing Portland‘s best singer-songwriters for the grown-ups, $8 per walking human, advance tickets available from Eventbrite (plus service fee), all ages. More info: www.albertastreetpub.com/music.

Mar 15: Tallulah‘s Daddy
Mar 22: Mo Phillips and Jessa Campbell
Mar 29: Mo Phillips
Apr 5: The Alphabeticians
Sunday
5
Artichoke Music
3:30 PM
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Every Sunday from Mar 1 to Apr 12, led by Brian Fergus, A ukestra is a ukulele orchestra, and is a fun, low stress and entertaining way to learn to play music together. Our teacher, Brian Fergus, is an experienced conductor, arranger, and performer who will organize Artichoke’s Ukestra for your own level of achievement, $120 for seven sessions, drop-ins $20 per session, pay at the door.

For more info, email ferglow@comcast.net.
Sunday
5
Hostel Cafe
4:00 PM
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Led by Linda Leavitt and Tom Nechville: join us for this high-powered traditional American music featuring vocals, fiddle, banjo, mandolin, guitar and stand up bass.

This will be an advanced/intermediate jam! Listeners are welcome too, free.
Sunday
5
Muddy Rudder Public House
6:00 PM
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Irish music, no cover, 21+.
Sunday
5
Kells Irish Restaurant + Pub
6:30 PM
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Traditional Irish Pub session, free.
Sunday
5
Artichoke Music
7:00 PM
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Performing at the Tablao this April are dancers Kelley Dodd, Lillie Last, and Nela McGuire accompanied by singer Christina Lorentz, guitarist Brenna McDonald, and percussionist Nick Hutcheson, $20 advance/$25 at the door, advance tickets (recommended) from www.brownpapertickets.com (plus service fee).
Sunday
5
Spirits Pub
8:30 PM
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Jimmy Russell (guitar, vocals), Steve Kerin (keyboard, vocals), Brian Foxworth (drums, vocals), and David Kahl (bass, vocals), Dan Berkery (guitar, vocals), free.
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
Taborspace
10:00 AM
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Red Yarn weaves folksongs and puppetry into high-energy, interactive shows for family audiences, celebrating the multicultural musical heritage of the USA.
Monday
6
Prosperity Pie Shoppe
10:00 AM
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Mr. Hoo with guitar. ukulele, and kazoo, provides energy, participation and fun, upbeat, gentle rock for kids and their grown-ups. We‘ll be in the back room at Prosperity Pie Shoppe. Plenty of room for the kids to dance, every Monday, $5 per family.
Monday
6
Alberta Street Pub
11:30 AM
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Show 11:30 (doors open at 11), Olive and Dingo perform energetic public "drop in" style shows weekly. We ride magical tall bicycles that we carry around our gear to each event! We are skilled at balloon arts, face painting, musical story telling and our chemistry makes for some goofy moments during a show, $6, advance tickets available from Eventbrite (plus service fee), all ages.

Kids Lunchtime Music features Portland‘s best kids music performers every weekday from 11AM to 12:30PM. Live music, kids menu and more!
Monday
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
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Cal Scott and Richard Moore welcome long-time favorite Beth Wood to their Songwriter Circle at Artichoke Music, $20, tickets available at bethwcircle.brownpapertickets.com (plus service fee), beverages and snacks are available.

More information from Matt Miner at 503-484-8196 or mattminermusic(at)gmail.com. The series is sponsored by Hearing Health of Raleigh Hills.
Monday
6
Community Music Center
7:00 PM
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Free monthly meeting with open mic and featured performer most months.

Apr 6: René Berblinger & Olivia Duffy

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.

Mar 2: Illegal Smile - The Music of John Prine, $20, VIP table (seats 4) $120.
Mar 9: Trifecta: Lisa Mann, Bre Gregg, Mary Kadderly (w/ Dan Gildea), $15, VIP table (seats 4) $80.
Mar 16: St Patrick‘s with Patrick Lamb Jazz Quintet, $20, VIP table (seats 4) $100.
Mar 23: SONG SPEAK featuring AJ Fullerton with Steve Itterly, Lisa Mann, Rae Gordon, Pat McDougall, $15, VIP table (seats 4) $100.
Mar 30: Muddy Waters Tribute & Dance - Four Trains Runnin‘
with Alan Hager, Mitch Kashmar, Jimi Bott, and Dean Mueller, $10 dance floor, $20 general.
Apr 6: Aaron Meyer Band, $25, VIP table (seats 4) $120.
Monday
6
Mekong Bistro
7:30 PM
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Jimmy Russell (guitar, vocals), Steve Kerin (keyboard, vocals), Brian Foxworth (drums, vocals), and David Kahl (bass, vocals), free.
Monday
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+.
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
KMUZ Radio - 88.5 FM & 100.7 FM
10:00 AM
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Music from the seven Celtic nations from musicians throughout the world. Hosts Ann and Beth, members of the Céilí of the Valley Society, create weekly themes from Celtic music, culture and history. Special programs introduce Celtic musicians performing locally; weekly Celtic calendars showcase area music, dance and cultural events. The show airs Friday nights from 7 to 8 PM on 100.7 & 88.5 FM, and rebroadcasts Tuesday mornings at 10 am. If you can’t listen on the radio you can stream them at kmuz.org/category/celticmusichour

Céilí of the Valley Society is an underwriter of the Celtic Music Hour.
Tuesday
7
Alberta Street Pub
11:30 AM
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Show 11:30 (doors open at 11), Jessa Campbell is an Oregon-based performer who bridges the worlds of music and ecology by enchanting young audiences with the wonders of nature through her songs, $6, advance tickets available from Eventbrite (plus service fee), all ages.

Kids Lunchtime Music features Portland‘s best kids music performers every weekday from 11AM to 12:30PM. Live music, kids menu and more!
Tuesday
7
Hillsboro Community Senior Center
1:30 PM
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Use songs, card games, activities, crafts & skills to learn Spanish in this dynamic and fun class. Discover exciting new ways to work and play with this important second language.

Adult & Senior. Cyndi Turtledove, LESTA 8960 Tuesday 4/7 – 4/28 1:30 – 3 pm $40 Senior resident, $60 Senior Non-Resident $50 Adult Resident, $75 Adult Non-Resident
Tuesday
7
Norse Hall
5:30 PM
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Grieg Lodge Leikarringen is for ages 6 and up. Beginners and all levels of experience welcome, free. Contact David Champion at norseherodotus(at)hotmail.com or 971-284-4175.
Tuesday
7
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DANCE WORKSHOP (Every Tuesday) — Irish Céilí Dance, $5 (first class free). Info: ceiliofthevalley(at)gmail.com.

The Ceili of the Valley Society teaches Irish social dance and Scottish country dance classes from 6:30-8:30 p.m. every Tuesday. Beginners and children are welcome. Children are welcome with a responsible adult from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m for beginner dances if they are able to listen and follow instructions. Recommended age is seven or older. More advanced dances will be taught starting at 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday
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!
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
Taborspace
10:00 AM
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Mo Phillips writes kids songs from his secret ninja laboratory in the Portland, Oregon area, held in the sanctuary.
Wednesday
8
Alberta Street Pub
11:30 AM
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Show 11:30 (doors open at 11), Mo Phillips writes kids songs from his secret ninja laboratory in the Portland, Oregon area, $6, advance tickets available from Eventbrite (plus service fee), all ages.

Kids Lunchtime Music features Portland‘s best kids music performers every weekday from 11AM to 12:30PM. Live music, kids menu and more!
Wednesday
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
Santa Fe Taqueria
5:00 PM
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Mr. Ben will entertain, kids eat free.
Wednesday
8
Chehalem Cultural Center
6:00 PM
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every second Wednesday, 6-8 pm, read, play, sing, slam, stand up, and watch: Community Open Mic at the Chehalem Cultural Center in our cozy Black Box Theater, acoustic only (for now!).

Sign up for a 10 minute slot at the event. Share what you’ve been working on at our free Open Mic for ages 16+. No experience required. All skills levels, genres and performance types invited!

All material is welcome, but please keep in mind the open mic is 16+, attendees are not required to perform. Coffee, tea, and light refreshments provided.

Questions? Contact Natasha at natasha(at)chehalemculturalcenter.org
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 -
Mar 11: The Poinsettia Sisters present Irish Spring
Apr 8: Portland Youth Sessions - Irish traditional music performed by up-and-coming young Portland musicians on fiddle, accordion, and harp.
Wednesday
8
Spirits Pub
8:30 PM
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Jimmy Russell (guitar, vocals), Steve Kerin (keyboard, vocals), Brian Foxworth (drums, vocals), and David Kahl (bass, vocals), Dan Berkery (guitar, vocals), free.
Thursday
9
Passover (1st Day)
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
9
Alberta Street Pub
6:00 PM
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Soulful Jazz/Blues Trio, $5, all ages welcome until 9pm!

Thursday
9
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
Winona Grange #271
7:00 PM
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Every Thursday, 7-9 pm, drop-in class, beginners always welcome, $5 per person (12+).
Thursday
9
Artichoke Music
7:00 PM
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Every 2nd & 4th Thursday, 7 pm (doors open at 6:30), hosted by Jon Lee, features a different theme each fortnight, $5 donation at the door, beer, wine, sparkling water, tea, and light snacks available at the bar.

Mar 12: The 51%: Tribute to Women
Mar 26: The Beatles
Thursday
9
Artichoke Music
7:00 PM
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Every Other Thursday, hosted by Collectivo de Son Jarocho de Portland, free.

El Colectivo Son Jarocho de Portland (CSJP) es un proyecto dedicado a difundir el aprendizaje y la práctica comunitaria del son jarocho, música tradicional del sur de Veracruz. CSJP is dedicated to promote learning and the community practice of son jarocho, music from southern Veracruz, México.
Friday
10
Good Friday
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
Two Sisters Play Cafe
11:00 AM
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Mr. Hoo, with guitar. ukulele, and kazoo, provides energy and participation, every 2nd and 4th Friday, $2 for one child, $3 for 2, $5 for three, adults free.
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
Elsie Stuhr Senior Center
3:00 PM
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International folk dancing is fun, educational and easy to learn! No partner needed for these easy & enjoyable dances, led by David Rutiezer, drop-ins welcome.
Friday
10
KMUZ Radio - 88.5 FM & 100.7 FM
7:00 PM
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Music from the seven Celtic nations from musicians throughout the world. Hosts Ann and Beth, members of the Céilí of the Valley Society, create weekly themes from Celtic music, culture and history. Special programs introduce Celtic musicians performing locally; weekly Celtic calendars showcase area music, dance and cultural events. The show airs Friday nights from 7 to 8 PM on 100.7 & 88.5 FM, and rebroadcasts Tuesday mornings at 10 am. If you can’t listen on the radio you can stream them at kmuz.org/category/celticmusichour

Céilí of the Valley Society is an underwriter of the Celtic Music Hour.
Friday
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.

Mar 13
Patrick Tovat - View from a careful observer
John Graham - Finger-style, acoustic blues
John Anderson, Lily Dunham with John Richter - The Paper Portraits

Mar 20
Kray Van Kirk - The Midnight Commander
LBJ - Robert, John and Larry
Meander - Guitars, banjos, harmonies, melancholy
Wolves and Wolves - Bluesy vocals + melodic bass

Mar 27
Tx Trumbo - Spiritual-political ozark folk
Helen (Chaya) Friedman - Poetic, heartfelt and introspective
Thom Lyons - Transatlantic singer-songwriter
Sophie and Tim - Favorite covers and originals

Apr 3
Do Mi Stauber - Americana soul
Sheri Nicole Proffit - Blues folk
Robin Greene Jacobs - Indie folk blues with a twist
Betsy Langston - The heart of a quirky introvert
Friday
10
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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
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
Friday
10
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Dance 8 pm (lesson 7-8 pm), a live music and dance event for all ages held on the second Friday of each month. Live music, no partner or experience required, $8 members/$10 non-members/$5 students/$30 family, all ages welcome. Info: 503-383-9297 or

Céilí of the Valley Society is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to promoting and perpetuating Irish heritage and culture in the Willamette Valley primarily through social events that incorporate music and dance.
Saturday
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Like a regular song circle, only on-line. All welcome. Come when you like, stay as long as you like. Watch this space because details may change. Room is open at 6:30 PM, singing starts at 7:00, and formal part ends at 10:00. Click through to find the URL.
Saturday
11
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Nature‘s images are strong features of Celtic song. Come join in and sing together as we explore some timeless songs accompanied by the magic of the Celtic harp.
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
Laurelthirst Pub
6:00 PM
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Portland’s Old School/New School Soul extravaganza brings you Kris’ originals plus Stax/Motown/Atlantic soul hits and rarities from the 60’s and 70’s. Led by powerhouse vocalist Kris Deelane. With her backup singers, the Ladyparts, plus Horns - it’s all here. Come dance, free.
Saturday
11
*****Portland FolkMusic Society Event***** People's Food Coop Community Room
7:00 PM
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We will pass the hat to cover the cost of the room, but no one will be turned away for lack of funds.

EVERYONE WELCOME! Use the lift or use the stairs. Info: hollyh(at)spiretech.com
Saturday
11
Winona Grange #271
7:30 PM
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Show 7:30 pm (doors open at 6:45), Irish entertainment, advance tickets $20/children 16 and under and students available from www.brownpapertickets.com (plus service fee)/$30 door.

April 11: KALOS - Ryan McKasson, Eric McDonald and Jeremiah McLane.
Saturday
11
Fulton Park Community Center
7:30 PM
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7:30 pm lesson, 8 pm dance, $6-15 sliding scale. Info: portlandcountrydance.org.

Jan 11: music by Unleashed!, caller Carol Piening
Feb 8: music by The Nettles, caller TBD
Mar 14: ****NO DANCE, pre-empted by Portland Megaband****

Apr 11: TBD
Saturday
11
Village School Gym
7:30 PM
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2nd & 4th Saturday, potluck 5:30 pm (potluck will be at 5:30 pm at a contra dancer‘s home - NOT at the dance venue), lesson at 7, dance at 7:30, sliding scale admission: $6-10 members, $8-10 general.

Jan 11: music by The End Effects, caller Deb Comly
Jan 25: music by Bandwidth, caller Laurel Thomas
Feb 8: music by Breakers Yard, caller Woody Lane
Feb 22: music by Huckleberry Jam, caller Karen Olsen
****A Cascade Promenade Event****
Mar 13: (Friday) music by Heliotrope, caller Gwen Rousseau
Mar 28: music by The Nettles, caller Michael Karcher
Apr 11: music by Gabe Schliffer and Sugar Pine, caller William Watson
Apr 25: music by The Luddite Ramblers, caller Susan Michaels
May 9: music by Countercurrent, caller Lindsey Dono
Sunday
12
Easter Sunday
Sunday
12
Norse Hall Lodge Room - 2nd floor
10:30 AM
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Unchoreographed social waltzing mixing together basic elements of scandinavian, vintage, swing and argentine tango dancing, $4 (free for members of Grieg Lodge). For information, contact Don Harvey 503-334-6587 or donald.cory.harvey(at)gmail.com.
Sunday
12
EaT: an Oyster Bar
11:00 AM
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Nola jazz brunch with live music from Reggie Houston‘s Box of Chocolates with Taeko Yokoyama, Turtle Vandemarr and Tim Acott, Fine sax with strings attached, free. Info: reggiehouston.com/gigs.
Sunday
12
Artichoke Music
12:00 PM
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Every Sunday, hosted by Patrick Connell and Kaden Hurst, $15 drop-in.

Ever wonder what makes a bluegrass jam sound organized and deliberate, like a band, even when it‘s just a casual jam? The essence of bluegrass is informality, but there is something inherently magical about how the players organize, differentiating it from being a twang-heavy song circle.

We cover kick-offs, turnarounds, soloing, and the general principles of leading a song within a group of friends or strangers.

Of course, we always end up learning new material in a session, but the focus is more on what to do with the song once we‘ve learned it, sharpening our ability to play it within a group of other bluegrass musicians, in a way that is compatible with other folks‘ skill sets.

Bring your instrument and an open-mind, and leave with the tools to be a bluegrass champ.
Sunday
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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
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Ladd Taphouse
2:00 PM
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Every Sunday from 2 to 5 pm, this is an ongoing jam open to all ages and levels, acoustic only. The Ladd Taphouse has a full menu, over 40 taps, and full bar.
Sunday
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A Renaissance School Dance Hall
3:00 PM
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$10 suggested donation, dance shoes required, no street shoes permitted beyond the entrance.

Jan 12: music by Betsy Branch, Bill Tomczak, Lisa Scott, caller David Macemon
Feb 9: music by Fine Companions, caller Orly Krasner
Mar 8: music by Betsy Branch, Bill Tomczak, Lisa Scott, caller Ric Goldman
Apr 12: music by Betsy Branch, Bill Tomczak, Lisa Scott, caller Erik Weberg
May 10: music by Betsy Branch, Bill Tomczak, Lisa Scott, caller Erik Weberg
Jun 14: music by Fine Companions, caller Laura Hatch
Jul 12: music by Fine Companions, caller David Macemon
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Artichoke Music
3:30 PM
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2nd Saturday, 3:30-5 pm, led by Jane Keefer, bring your fiddle, banjo, guitar, or any other traditional acoustic instrument. All comers are welcome. Info: 503-232-8845 or www.artichokemusic.org/calendar
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Artichoke Music
3:30 PM
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Every Sunday from Mar 1 to Apr 12, led by Brian Fergus, A ukestra is a ukulele orchestra, and is a fun, low stress and entertaining way to learn to play music together. Our teacher, Brian Fergus, is an experienced conductor, arranger, and performer who will organize Artichoke’s Ukestra for your own level of achievement, $120 for seven sessions, drop-ins $20 per session, pay at the door.

For more info, email ferglow@comcast.net.
Sunday
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Hostel Cafe
4:00 PM
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Led by Linda Leavitt and Tom Nechville: join us for this high-powered traditional American music featuring vocals, fiddle, banjo, mandolin, guitar and stand up bass.

This will be an advanced/intermediate jam! Listeners are welcome too, free.
Sunday
12
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
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Muddy Rudder Public House
6:00 PM
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Irish music, no cover, 21+.
Sunday
12
Wayfinding Academy
6:30 PM
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6:30pm, community welcome & lesson, dance until 10, with DJ Cosmos Kitty and Noah Grunzweig, $6-$15 sliding scale, or ask about volunteering.

Mar 8: special electro-folk fusion band
****A Cascade Promenade Event****
Thu Mar 12: Special dance, DJ music and caller Noah Grunzweig

We are a gender-free dance community that seeks to be a safe space to be in process both as dancers and as humans. Larks & Ravens are the terms used to identify our dance partnership roles. Specifically, being gender free expands access for non-binary & queer dancers to come for all the same reasons straight men & women enjoy contra dance,
Sunday
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Kells Irish Restaurant + Pub
6:30 PM
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Traditional Irish Pub session, free.
Sunday
12
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Buddy Mondlock writes songs. He does it so well that some great songwriters, like Joan Baez, Peter, Paul and Mary and Janis Ian have recorded his songs on their own albums. He‘s not going to pin your ears back with those songs. Hes going to draw you into his world, where a single snowflake follows the trajectory of a relationship, where you get your pocket picked by a Roman cat, where you might swim over the edge of the world if you‘re not careful and where dreams that don‘t come true still count, $20, advance tickets available from www.brownpapertickets.com (plus service fee).
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Spirits Pub
8:30 PM
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Jimmy Russell (guitar, vocals), Steve Kerin (keyboard, vocals), Brian Foxworth (drums, vocals), and David Kahl (bass, vocals), Dan Berkery (guitar, vocals), free.
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