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December, 2019

Sunday
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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
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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
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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
Sunday
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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
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1st Sunday, 2-4 pm, led by Kate Power & Steve Einhorn, bring voices, ukes & stringed instruments you know how to play, $10 (proceeds are shared with Artichoke Community Music). Info: www.qualityfolkdojo.com
Sunday
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Old-time blues. Every Sunday. Free.

Sunday
1
Muddy Rudder Public House
6:00 PM
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Irish music, no cover, 21+.
Sunday
1
Laurelthirst Pub
6:00 PM
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David Reisch (bass) and Turtle VanDemarr (guitar) from the Freak Mountain Rambers bring pals for a rowdy, rootsy Sunday afternoon of song, free, all ages.
Sunday
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Alberta Rose Theatre
7:00 PM
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8 pm, doors open at 7 (Sunday 7 pm, doors open at 6), for the 9th year in a row, a stellar lineup of Portland all-stars sing and play the music from The Band‘s final concert.

A portion of the proceeds benefit the Jeremy Wilson Foundation (JWF) for musicians‘ health care. Patrons are encouraged to bring two non-perishable food items for Oregon Food Bank.

$30 advance/$35 door/$50 advance with a $20 Donation to JWF/
$130 Advance with a $100 Donation to JWF!, minors OK when accompanied by a parent or guardian

ADDITIONAL SHOW TIMES:
Nov 30, 8 pm
Dec 1, 7 pm
Sunday
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Artichoke Music
8:00 PM
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Showtime 7 pm (doors open at 6:30), urban folk with The Portlanders - songwriters Kate Power, Steve Einhorn, Mick Doherty and Kevin Shay Johnson - on guitars, banjo, hammered dulcimer, harmonica, upright bass, ukuleles, accordion, bodhran, bones, a quartet of four rich voices among friends. Limited seats, advance tickets suggested, beer and wine available, $15, advance tickets through www,brownpapertickets.com (plus service fee), $20 day of show, all ages.
Monday
2
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
2
NOTE NEW LOCATION: The Green House, SE Portland
12:00 PM
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Every Monday from Nov 4 through Dec 16, 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
2
Mississippi Pizza
5:00 PM
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Guitar and ukulele music for toddlers and up with lots of interactive songs.
Monday
2
Laurelthirst Pub
6:00 PM
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Old friends playing roots and country music they love, free.
Monday
2
Community Music Center
7:00 PM
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Free monthly meeting with open mic and featured performer most months.

Dec 2: Josh Makosky
Monday
2
Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Willamette Falls
7:00 PM
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Every 1st & 3rd Monday, UU Congregation at Willamette Falls, 710 6th St., Oregon City (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.
Monday
2
Lake Theater & Cafe
7:00 PM
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7 pm show (doors open at 6 pm), Blues and folk, price varies.

Dec 16: A soulful Christmas with Lilla & Friends, $15, VIP table (seats 4) $80.
Dec 23: Sugar & Spice, a Holiday Treat with Julie Amici & LaRhonda Steele + Dean Mueller, Mark Steele & Carlton Jackson, $20, VIP table (seats 4) $120.
Dec 30: Holiday Hangover Cure with Harpdog Brown & The Uptown Blues Band, $20, VIP table (seats 4) $100.
Jan 6: Curtis Salgado & Alan Hager Duo, SOLD OUT (Tickets still available for Tue Jan 7).
Monday
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Lenora's Ballroom at Waverly UCC
8:00 PM
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Waltz Eclectic Dance at Lenora‘s Ballroom every Monday night. Mondays begin with a lesson from 8-8:30 pm, highlighting a particular area of waltz while focusing on connection to one‘s partner and to the music. Open dancing from 8:30 - 10:30 pm, $10 for the evening & for veterans, admission is free.

Special Events:
Dec 23: Our playlist will merge music from the 2nd night of Chanukah to Christmas favorites. Eric will lead some energetic Israeli Dancing for a portion of the evening, with the lighting of the Chanukah candles and traditional snacks to round out the celebration.
Dec 30: Dancing to warm up for New Year‘s Eve.
Monday
2
Muddy Rudder Public House
8:00 PM
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Doin‘ what it takes, no cover, 21+.
Monday
2
Laurelthirst Pub
9:00 PM
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The finest in local Django Reinhardt-inspired gypsy jazz and swing dance music, free.
Tuesday
3
KBOO Radio - 90.7 FM
5:30 AM
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A spicy mix of folk and acoustic music, much of which is connected to the American south, including (but not limited to) acoustic blues, Texas folk, Cajun, string band & Texas swing, hosted by Diane Karl
Tuesday
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Village Ballroom
10:00 AM
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Every Tuesday until Dec 31, open to the public and all are welcome! Mr. Ben will sing your children‘s favorite songs, inspiring movement, growth, connection, and cognitive and emotional development.

music from 10 to 10:45, and if time allows, open play afterwards with toys provided by Woodlawn Swap n‘ Play Less.
Tuesday
3
Mississippi Pizza
5:30 PM
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Jessa plays fun songs for kids.
Tuesday
3
Laurelthirst Public House
6:00 PM
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Bluegrass; impeccable musicianship and hard-driving originals, free, all ages.
Tuesday
3
Swaha Studios
6:30 PM
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Anne Weiss leads a class and choir rolled into one, $20 per class or $110 for seven classes, $55 for students under 18. Learn more at anneweiss.com or register at www.artichokemusic.com.
Tuesday
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Grammy-winning composer and fiddler Mark O’Connor has created several arrangements of Christmas classics and fashions a wondrous mixture of both instrumental and vocal music in bluegrass and other American music genres, featuring the O‘Connor Band (wife Maggie O’Connor, son Forrest O’Connor, and daughter-in-law Kate Lee O’Connor),
$30.00 - $50.00.

Tickets are available at the Portland‘5 Box Office, TicketsWest outlets and by phone 800-273-1530.
Tuesday
3
Laurelthirst Pub
9:00 PM
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Taylor Kingman curates a Tuesday showcase of amazing songwriting talent, free, 21+.

Dec 3: Hell Nancy // Dean the Dog
Dec 10: Kelly Bauman // John Freeborn // Albert Nicholas
Dec 17: Seabug // Cyber Camel
Wednesday
4
KBOO Radio - 90.7 FM
5:30 AM
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Traditional and contemporary folk music, hosted by Jack Bohl.
Wednesday
4
Mississippi Pizza
11:00 AM
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Matt Lynch provides a family friendly music show for kids of all ages.
Wednesday
4
Swaha Studios
12:00 PM
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Every Wednesday from Nov 6 to Dec 18, 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
4
Laurelthirst Pub
6:00 PM
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Local guitar legend Turtle VanDemarr brings his blend of country and blues, free.
Wednesday
4
Laurelthirst Pub
6:00 PM
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Local guitar legend Turtle VanDemarr brings his blend of country and blues, free.
Wednesday
4
Artichoke Music
6:00 PM
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This class will be an overview of the basics of my general approach to playing the mandolin. There will be a strong emphasis on the fundamentals, basic posture, right- and left-hand technique and exercises. We will work on some simple songs (sheet music provided) play some of the easy-ish fiddle tunes and folk songs together and discuss how each of you can move forward in your mandolin journey. We’ll cover some of the basic moveable chord shapes and play in a few different keys and look at some rhythm patterns from a few different musical traditions, $40 for one workshop.
Wednesday
4
East Portland Eagles Lodge
7:00 PM
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7 pm, always an acoustic set followed by an electric set, come ready to dance, $5, free to members. Info: cascadebluesassociation.org

Acoustic Set: Mark Shark and Joe-Mack McCarthy
Electric Set: Ken DeRouchie Band
Wednesday
4
Alberta Rose Theatre
8:00 PM
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The Nowhere Band plays the entire Beatles White Album while the jugglers, aerialists, clowns and acrobats of the Portland Circus Allstars perform, $37.50 advance/$47.50 door/$57.50 premium, minors OK when accompanied by a parent or guardian, doors open at 7 pm for evening performances (at 1 pm for the Sunday matinee).
Wednesday
4
Revolution Hall
8:00 PM
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Sow 8 pm (doors open at 7), a distinct form of existential music that feels entirely homegrown, $20, all ages, advance tickets from Eventbrite (plus service fee), no refunds.
Wednesday
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Blue Flags & Black Grass is a combination of many flavors of acoustic American roots music. With the instrumentation of banjo, res-o-phonic Guitar, fiddle, washboard, kazoo and upright bass, Blue Flags emulates the string bands of the 1920s and ‘30s. Their typical gig will blend ragtime, viper jazz, country blues, old-time, jug band and bluegrass, free.
Thursday
5
KBOO Radio - 90.7 FM
5:30 AM
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Traditional American music: folk and traditional musics from a variety of sources including early country recordings from the 20s and 30s, hosted by Paul Roland.

Thursday
5
Mississippi Pizza
5:30 PM
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Every Thursday, and joined by Mo Phillips every second Thursday. Closed for the holiday on Nov 28 (Thanksgiving).
Thursday
5
Laurelthirst Pub
6:00 PM
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country-edged rock featuring Anita Lee Elliott; muscular guitar interplay and sweet vocal harmonies, free.
Thursday
5
Hostel Café
7:00 PM
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Every Thursday at the Northwest Portland Hostel in the Hostel Cafe, free, no purchase necessary.
Thursday
5
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
5
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Patrick Ball, Lisa Lynne & Aryeh Frankfurter perform Celtic legends, along with Irish and English literature woven together with traditional and rare pieces of holiday music, $20, tickets are available in advance at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/a-winter-gift-tickets-74902676923 (plus service fee).
Thursday
5
Artichoke Music
7:00 PM
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Every 1st and 3rd Thursday, 7 pm (doors open at 6:30), share an original or cover song with a community of song lovers; hosted by a rotating cast of Artichoke MCs, $5 donation at the door, beer, wine, sparkling water, tea, and light snacks available at the bar.
Thursday
5
Alberta Rose Theatre
8:00 PM
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The Nowhere Band plays the entire Beatles White Album while the jugglers, aerialists, clowns and acrobats of the Portland Circus Allstars perform, $37.50 advance/$47.50 door/$57.50 premium, minors OK when accompanied by a parent or guardian, doors open at 7 pm for evening performances (at 1 pm for the Sunday matinee).
Thursday
5
Billy Blues Bar
8:00 PM
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Beatles tribute band, Info: ray_richards1{at}msn.com.
Friday
6
KBOO Radio - 90.7 FM
5:30 AM
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Folk music to get your day started, hosted by Kurt Liebezeit (1st and 3rd Fridays, alternating with Cascadia Coffeehouse).
Friday
6
Mississippi Pizza
5:00 PM
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Zazzy Zoe & Mr Ben present a fun and upbeat show for children and adults every Friday.
Friday
6
Laurelthirst Public House
6:00 PM
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6-8 pm, playing OG R‘n‘R & outlaw country music, free, all ages.
Friday
6
Waverly UCC
6:00 PM
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Show starts at 7 pm (doors open at 6 for jamming and warm up), hosted by Greg Penner, It’s a great opportunity to be on stage and in front of a mic even if it is for the first time for you. The audiences are wonderful and very supportive, suggested donation $10, pizza is $5, BYOB.
Friday
6
North Clark Historical Museum
6:00 PM
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Open Mic for musicians and music lovers is held the 1st Friday of each month, with Wayne Hoffman as emcee. Sign-up 6 pm, play 7-10 pm, sound system provided, free, donations accepted. Info: 360-247-5620 or wakjh(at)aol.com.

Friday
6
People’s Co-op Community Room
7:00 PM
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Community Room, upstairs (accessible by lift), singing from the Christian Harmony. Info: portlandsacredharp.org or Jessica Beer at jessicabeer(at)gmail.com.

Friday
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KMUZ Radio - 88.5 FM
7:00 PM
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Celtic Music Hour

Every week on Fri at 7:00 PM

Music - celtic

Every Friday, with Ann McBride and Beth Nevue, the Ceili (kay-lee) of the Valley Society presents music from the seven Celtic nations. Hosts Ann and Beth create weekly themes from Celtic music, culture and history. Special programs introduce local Celtic musicians; weekly Celtic calendars showcase area music, dance and cultural events, enjoy the wide range of Celtic music from traditional to rock.
Friday
6
Mannenbach Manor
7:30 PM
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featuring John Mannenbach and Mark Bosnian with 2 nights of holiday favorites, original songs, plenty of sing-alongs, a guest artist or two, snacks and beverages, and a beautiful home in the Overlook neighborhood, tickets $20 available through Eventbrite (plus service fee).

Last year we sold out and had a waiting list, so we‘re doing two shows this year:
Friday, Dec. 6th and Saturday, Dec. 7th at 7:30 pm.
Friday
6
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.

Dec 6
Dale Pratt - Folk Americana alternative songwriter
Peter Fennell - Distorted folk
Chrissie and Jimmy Joe - Holiday CD release hour

Dec 13
Molly Tentarelli - Jazz/pop
Steve Eulberg - Smile-inducing, toe-tapping folkgrass
Jon Lee - Northwest craftsman
Megan Cronin - Soothing heartfelt songs

Dec 20
Jessa Campbell - Women songwriters in the round
Katie Sontag - Women songwriters in the round
Alexa MacDonald - Women songwriters in the round
Halelupe - Women songwriters in the round
Friday
6
Winona Grange #271
7:30 PM
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Live music, 7:30-11 pm, $12.
Friday
6
Alberta Rose Theatre
8:00 PM
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The Nowhere Band plays the entire Beatles White Album while the jugglers, aerialists, clowns and acrobats of the Portland Circus Allstars perform, $37.50 advance/$47.50 door/$57.50 premium, minors OK when accompanied by a parent or guardian, doors open at 7 pm for evening performances (at 1 pm for the Sunday matinee).
Friday
6
Viscount Studio
8:00 PM
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Hosted by Roland Jemerson and Janine Tebeau-Jemerson; lesson 8 pm, DJ‘d playlist 8:30 - 10:30 pm, $8, all ages.
Friday
6
Laurelthirst Public House
9:00 PM
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9 pm, the Seattle surrealist, 21+.
Saturday
7
KMHD Radio - 89.1 FM
12:00 AM
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Every Saturday, join DJ Steve Cushing for Blues Before Sunrise, the "Blues Heritage Showcase." Broadcast from 12-7 a.m., the show features a different decade of heritage blues each hour.
Saturday
7
KBOO Radio - 90.7 FM
6:00 AM
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Every Saturday, 6 to 9 am, hosted by: Molly Campbell, Wayne Johnson, Gary Baysinger, Mary Rondthaler, music in the country style, including western & western swing, cowboy & country blues, country folk, bluegrass, rockabilly, hillbilly, Americana, and honky tonk.

1st Saturday -Molly - Vintage tunes spun from vinyl LP‘s.

2nd Saturday: Wayne and Kathy - Variety of country, western, western swing, country folk, country blues, bluegrass, rockabilly and Americana.

3rd Saturday: Gary Baysinger - Countrypolitan blues - A mix of Eastern Philosophy and Western Swing. The yin, the yang and the do-si-do.
Saturday
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KBOO Radio - 90.7 FM
9:00 AM
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Every Saturday, 9 am to noon, the best of traditional and contemporary bluegrass and old time music, and information about local shows and festivals!

First Saturday: Rachel and Justin

Second Saturday: Dave Elliott

3rd Saturday: Gareth Jenkins

4th Saturday: Ian Joel

5th Saturday: Phil Hodgen
Saturday
7
Veterans Memorial Coliseum
10:00 AM
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Saturday & Sunday, December 7 & 8, experience the sights, sounds, tastes, and traditions of a Nordic Christmas during the holiday season! An event reminiscent of Christmas markets in Copenhagen, Helsinki, Oslo, Reykjavik, and Stockholm, there will be unique vendors, great food, fun entertainment, kids activities, and more!
Adults $10/Families $20/ Seniors & Students $9/Kids under 12 free
Saturday
7
Fleur de Lis Bakery & Cafe
10:30 AM
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Sophisticated folk music on guitar, ukulele, mandolin, and violin while you enjoy your weekend brunch.
Saturday
7
Laurelthirst Pub
12:00 PM
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A nontraditional five-piece bluegrass band making dynamic acoustic music that will make you smile, make you cry, and make you dance, free, all ages.
Saturday
7
Artichoke Music
1:00 PM
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Led by Avery Hill, for all levels; fun and familiar songs in a joyful atmosphere, $10 suggested donation.
Saturday
7
Mississippi Pizza
5:00 PM
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Energetic songs and stories for the whole family; rotating performers.

Nov 23: The Alphabeticians
Nov 30: The Big Ol‘ Hearts
Dec 7: Tallulah‘s Daddy
Dec 14: Pointed Man Band
Dec 21: Micah & Me
Dec 28: The Alphabeticians
Saturday
7
KBOO Radio - 90.7 FM
5:00 PM
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Every Saturday, hosted by Tom Wendt, urban and country blues with R&B, soul, jazz, zydeco and classic rock.
Saturday
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Clark County Genealogical Society Annex
6:00 PM
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1st Saturday of every month, 5 pm, bring snacks and finger food to share, 6 pm sing, Clark County Genealogical Society Annex (located in the strip mall on the east side of the street between Mill Plain and Evergreen), 715 Grand Blvd, Vancouver, ‘60’s-‘70’s folk and more. Info: Ted, 360-883-3030.
Saturday
7
Laurelthirst Public House
6:00 PM
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6-8 pm, classic R&B, ragged and yet heart-felt, free, all ages.

Sat Dec 7: Annual Holiday Jubilee with The Wanderband.
Saturday
7
Mannenbach Manor
7:30 PM
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featuring John Mannenbach and Mark Bosnian with 2 nights of holiday favorites, original songs, plenty of sing-alongs, a guest artist or two, snacks and beverages, and a beautiful home in the Overlook neighborhood, tickets $20 available through Eventbrite (plus service fee).

Last year we sold out and had a waiting list, so we‘re doing two shows this year:
Friday, Dec. 6th and Saturday, Dec. 7th at 7:30 pm.
Saturday
7
House Concert
7:30 PM
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Concert 7:30 pm, potluck: 6:30 pm, fine finger-style guitarist and captivating, powerful, commanding vocalist and songwriter, voluntary donation $20, or as you can. Please RSVP for directions & to reserve as space is limited. Info: Abbie Weisenbloom at abbiew(at)froggie.com or 503-233-4945. For music, please visit jamiestillway.com and http://www.araleemusic.com.
Saturday
7
Old Liberty Theater
7:30 PM
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7:30 pm show (doors open at 6:45), Terry Robb, Mark Hanson and Doug Smith will come together to provide a memorable holiday-inspired Acoustic Guitar Summit, $25.
Saturday
7
First Congregational Church, Gatton Hall
7:30 PM
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DANCE (1st & 3rd) — 8-11 pm (beginners‘ lesson 7:30 pm). First Congregational Church, Gatton Hall, 4515 SW West Hills Rd., Corvallis (unless otherwise noted), $7-10 sliding scale; minus $1 for walker/bike rider/student. Contact Jennifer Carlin at 541-231-0008. Info: https://corvallisfolklore.org

Oct 5: music by The Nettles, caller Laurel Thomas
Oct 19: ****see Special Contra on Thu Oct 17****
Nov 2: music by Treehouse, caller Shel Stowell
Nov 16: music by Joyride, caller Deb Comly (OSU Women‘s Building, 160 SW 26th St., Corvallis)
****Special Contra****
Nov 25: music by Faux Paws, caller George Marshall
Dec 7: music by Uncle Farmer, caller Susan Petrick
Dec 21: music by Bandwidth, caller Isaac Banner
Jan 4: music by The Alchemists, caller Erik Weberg
Saturday
7
Alberta Rose Theatre
8:00 PM
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The Nowhere Band plays the entire Beatles White Album while the jugglers, aerialists, clowns and acrobats of the Portland Circus Allstars perform, $37.50 advance/$47.50 door/$57.50 premium, minors OK when accompanied by a parent or guardian, doors open at 7 pm for evening performances (at 1 pm for the Sunday matinee).
Sunday
8
Veterans Memorial Coliseum
10:00 AM
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Saturday & Sunday, December 7 & 8, experience the sights, sounds, tastes, and traditions of a Nordic Christmas during the holiday season! An event reminiscent of Christmas markets in Copenhagen, Helsinki, Oslo, Reykjavik, and Stockholm, there will be unique vendors, great food, fun entertainment, kids activities, and more!
Adults $10/Families $20/ Seniors & Students $9/Kids under 12 free
Sunday
8
East Portland Moose Lodge 1891
12:00 PM
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Schedule:
Noon - Doors open,
12:30 - Emcees Timothy James and Tave Fasce Drake kick off the party with announcements and song,
1:15 - The JT Wise Band,
2:45 - Gerle Haggard‘s Holiday Show,
4:30 - PDX Social Club playing with a full horn section.

Timothy and Tave will be your emcees throughout the day, playing acoustic guitars between sets. There will also be a silent auction and raffle prizes.

Members are encouraged to bring a dessert to share.

The Moose Lodge is a very family friendly space: pool and shuffleboard are free and you can play darts for a reasonable charge,

CBA members are free and all others pay only a $5.00 donation to attend, all ages.
Sunday
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Laurelthirst Pub
12:00 PM
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Porch blues and Americana, free.
Sunday
8
Alberta Rose Theatre
2:00 PM
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The Nowhere Band plays the entire Beatles White Album while the jugglers, aerialists, clowns and acrobats of the Portland Circus Allstars perform, $37.50 advance/$47.50 door/$57.50 premium, minors OK when accompanied by a parent or guardian, doors open at 7 pm for evening performances (at 1 pm for the Sunday matinee).
Sunday
8
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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Monthly on Sundays from Sep 8 through Dec 8, led by Doug Stickler, workshops for accordion players of all abilities, $199 for four sessions. More info: artichokemusic.org/classes.

Workshops can be taken separately from the package. Each drop-in workshop is $60 for the 2 hour session. Please contact Tracy if interested in single workshops. Please call Tracy Kim for questions: 503-236-8613.
Sunday
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Led by Christine Weinmeister and Linda Leavitt, Handsome Ladies Ambassadors. For more information: https://thehandsomeladies.org/.
Sunday
8
Catfish Lou's - NOTE NEW ADDRESS:
3:00 PM
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Irish music - from Steve’s Vault at Catfish Lou’s. NOTE NEW ADDRESS: 6540 SW Fallbrook Place, Beaverton (just past the intersection of SW Scholls and Allen Blvd.), $5 cover.



Sunday
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Old-time blues. Every Sunday. Free.

Sunday
8
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
8
Muddy Rudder Public House
6:00 PM
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Irish music, no cover, 21+.
Sunday
8
Laurelthirst Pub
6:00 PM
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David Reisch (bass) and Turtle VanDemarr (guitar) from the Freak Mountain Rambers bring pals for a rowdy, rootsy Sunday afternoon of song, free, all ages.
Sunday
8
Tom Harke is kindly lending us his home.
6:30 PM
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New regular Portland Balkan Jam (and maybe, some Romanian and Hungarian music)
2nd and 4th Sundays (starting September 22, 2019)
No commitments.
Bring music and/or chords to share.
All instruments are welcome. Tell your friends. All suggestions are welcome.
Sunday
8
Lake Theater & Cafe
7:00 PM
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7 pm show (doors open at 6), Terry Robb • Mark Hanson • Doug Smith, $20, VIP table (seats 4) $100. There is a second concert Mon Dec 9 - see Music Mondays for details.
Sunday
8
Laurelthirst Pub
9:00 PM
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Super supportive showcase for everyone, signup at 8 pm, music at 9 pm, hosted by Taylor Kingman, free.
Monday
9
KBOO Radio - 90.7 FM
5:30 AM
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Early morning folk music to get your week started, hosted by Jonathan Lay.
Monday
9
NOTE NEW LOCATION: The Green House, SE Portland
12:00 PM
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Every Monday from Nov 4 through Dec 16, 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
9
Mississippi Pizza
5:00 PM
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Guitar and ukulele music for toddlers and up with lots of interactive songs.
Monday
9
Laurelthirst Pub
6:00 PM
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Old friends playing roots and country music they love, free.
Monday
9
Lake Theater & Cafe
7:00 PM
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7 pm show (doors open at 6 pm), Blues and folk, price varies.

Dec 16: A soulful Christmas with Lilla & Friends, $15, VIP table (seats 4) $80.
Dec 23: Sugar & Spice, a Holiday Treat with Julie Amici & LaRhonda Steele + Dean Mueller, Mark Steele & Carlton Jackson, $20, VIP table (seats 4) $120.
Dec 30: Holiday Hangover Cure with Harpdog Brown & The Uptown Blues Band, $20, VIP table (seats 4) $100.
Jan 6: Curtis Salgado & Alan Hager Duo, SOLD OUT (Tickets still available for Tue Jan 7).
Monday
9
Lenora's Ballroom at Waverly UCC
8:00 PM
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Waltz Eclectic Dance at Lenora‘s Ballroom every Monday night. Mondays begin with a lesson from 8-8:30 pm, highlighting a particular area of waltz while focusing on connection to one‘s partner and to the music. Open dancing from 8:30 - 10:30 pm, $10 for the evening & for veterans, admission is free.

Special Events:
Dec 23: Our playlist will merge music from the 2nd night of Chanukah to Christmas favorites. Eric will lead some energetic Israeli Dancing for a portion of the evening, with the lighting of the Chanukah candles and traditional snacks to round out the celebration.
Dec 30: Dancing to warm up for New Year‘s Eve.
Monday
9
Muddy Rudder Public House
8:00 PM
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Doin‘ what it takes, no cover, 21+.
Monday
9
Laurelthirst Pub
9:00 PM
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The finest in local Django Reinhardt-inspired gypsy jazz and swing dance music, free.
Tuesday
10
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
10
Village Ballroom
10:00 AM
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Every Tuesday until Dec 31, open to the public and all are welcome! Mr. Ben will sing your children‘s favorite songs, inspiring movement, growth, connection, and cognitive and emotional development.

music from 10 to 10:45, and if time allows, open play afterwards with toys provided by Woodlawn Swap n‘ Play Less.
Tuesday
10
Mississippi Pizza
5:30 PM
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Kelli Welli is a fun, popular Portland childrens’ performer. Her music is great for toddlers on up, 2nd & 4th Tuesdays.
Tuesday
10
Laurelthirst Public House
6:00 PM
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Bluegrass; impeccable musicianship and hard-driving originals, free, all ages.
Tuesday
10
Artichoke Music
6:30 PM
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Artichoke‘s new Youth Open Mic provides a space for music‘s next generation to create and perform in a safe and supportive environment. Original music is encouraged, but by no means required, $5 contribution at door.

Names will be drawn to determine the order of play. This event is offered in collaboration with students from Cleveland High School and PROWUS, a non-profit organization that provides grants for music students. Info: http://www.prowus.org/
Tuesday
10
Trap Door Brewing
6:30 PM
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Every other Tuesday, intermediate level and above, organized by Dennis Tomlin Info: dltomlin(at)gmail.com
Tuesday
10
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
10
Laurelthirst Pub
9:00 PM
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Taylor Kingman curates a Tuesday showcase of amazing songwriting talent, free, 21+.

Dec 3: Hell Nancy // Dean the Dog
Dec 10: Kelly Bauman // John Freeborn // Albert Nicholas
Dec 17: Seabug // Cyber Camel
Wednesday
11
KBOO Radio - 90.7 FM
5:30 AM
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Traditional and contemporary folk music, hosted by John Kellermann.
Wednesday
11
Mississippi Pizza
11:00 AM
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Matt Lynch provides a family friendly music show for kids of all ages.
Wednesday
11
Swaha Studios
12:00 PM
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Every Wednesday from Nov 6 to Dec 18, 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
11
Laurelthirst Pub
6:00 PM
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Journey through exotic lands with this fiddle-driven caravan of Jazz Manouche, Balkan, Klezmer, Sephardic & original soul music all spiced with an original Texas fiddle twist, free.
Wednesday
11
Alberta Street Pub
7:00 PM
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Wednesday, December 11th
Dance lesson 7 pm, dancing 7:30 - 10 pm, Portland‘s own Louisiana dance hall music, $15 general/$12 CZ members, 21+ after 8:30 pm.
Wednesday
11
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: 232-8845 or artichokemusic.org.

Featured performers -
Bellow Bridge - Jason Hohl (mandolin, button accordion, vocals), Phil Dale (uilleann pipes, whistle), Sarah Emett (vocals, bodhran), and Philip Hitt (guitars, vocals), is an acoustic folk band that plays music in a contemporary Celtic style.

Wednesday
11
Members' Homes
7:30 PM
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Learner-friendly jam session focused on old-time, folk, and acoustic blues, held in members‘ homes, all instruments and ability levels welcome. For more info, contact Steve Bleiler at bleilers{at}pdx.edu.
Wednesday
11
Alberta Rose Theatre
8:00 PM
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The Nowhere Band plays the entire Beatles White Album while the jugglers, aerialists, clowns and acrobats of the Portland Circus Allstars perform, $37.50 advance/$47.50 door/$57.50 premium, minors OK when accompanied by a parent or guardian, doors open at 7 pm for evening performances (at 1 pm for the Sunday matinee).
Wednesday
11
Laurelthirst Pub
9:00 PM
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A honky-tonk sound mixed with rock-a-billy, old rock n roll, and western swing, free.
Thursday
12
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
12
Mississippi Pizza
5:30 PM
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Every Thursday, and joined by Mo Phillips every second Thursday. Closed for the holiday on Nov 28 (Thanksgiving).
Thursday
12
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Hosted by Catfish Lou‘s and Reggie Houston, $5 at the door.
Thursday
12
Laurelthirst Pub
6:00 PM
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Americana and country blues, free.
Thursday
12
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
12
Hostel Café
7:00 PM
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Every Thursday at the Northwest Portland Hostel in the Hostel Cafe, free, no purchase necessary.
Thursday
12
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.

Nov 14: Acoustic Village Open Mic Theme: Best Place on the Planet

Nov 28: Artichoke is closed. Happy Thanksgiving!

Dec 12: Beneath the Southern Cross

Dec 26: Bachxing Day - classical open mic
Thursday
12
Alberta Rose Theatre
8:00 PM
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The Nowhere Band plays the entire Beatles White Album while the jugglers, aerialists, clowns and acrobats of the Portland Circus Allstars perform, $37.50 advance/$47.50 door/$57.50 premium, minors OK when accompanied by a parent or guardian, doors open at 7 pm for evening performances (at 1 pm for the Sunday matinee).
Thursday
12
Aladdin Theater
8:00 PM
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Show at 8 pm (doors open at 7), country blues with Charlie Parr (resonator guitar and 12-string), co-producer Liz Draper (bass), longtime collaborator Mikkel Beckmen (percussion), Jeff Mitchell (electric guitar, accordion, organ, backing vocals), and Dave Hundrieser (harmonica), $17 (advance tickets from Eventbrite (plus service fee). no refunds, all ages.
Thursday
12
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Laney Lou and the Bird Dogs are a relentlessly energetic bluegrass-Americana band combining soaring four-part harmony and rock ‘n‘ roll drive.

Austin Quattlebaum plays wildly swampy blues and backwoods folk on the banjo and guitar.
Friday
13
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
13
Mississippi Pizza
5:00 PM
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Zazzy Zoe & Mr Ben present a fun and upbeat show for children and adults every Friday.
Friday
13
Yacolt Community Church
6:00 PM
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The 2nd Friday of every month, 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. Yacolt Community Church, 203 South Ranck (one block west of Railroad), Yacolt, WA, free, donations gladly accepted. For more info, contact Nick Peck at nick.peck(at)gmx.com.
Friday
13
Laurelthirst Pub
6:00 PM
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A very new and very exciting vision of the blues — extremely innovative with a sound completely their own, free.
Friday
13
Friendly House Community Center
7:00 PM
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The 2nd Friday of every month, 7-9 pm, led by Ted Kaye, Friendly House Community Center, 1737 NW 26th (at Thurman), free. Info: kandsons(at)aol.com.
Friday
13
KMUZ Radio - 88.5 FM
7:00 PM
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Celtic Music Hour

Every week on Fri at 7:00 PM

Music - celtic

Every Friday, with Ann McBride and Beth Nevue, the Ceili (kay-lee) of the Valley Society presents music from the seven Celtic nations. Hosts Ann and Beth create weekly themes from Celtic music, culture and history. Special programs introduce local Celtic musicians; weekly Celtic calendars showcase area music, dance and cultural events, enjoy the wide range of Celtic music from traditional to rock.
Friday
13
Providence Academy Chapel
7:00 PM
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Terry Robb, Mark Hanson and Doug Smith will be performing in the renovated chapel at this historic site, $20

For tickets and info visit:
https://thehistorictrust.rezdy.com/355314/acoustic-guitar-summit-holiday-concert.
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Friday
13
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.

Dec 6
Dale Pratt - Folk Americana alternative songwriter
Peter Fennell - Distorted folk
Chrissie and Jimmy Joe - Holiday CD release hour

Dec 13
Molly Tentarelli - Jazz/pop
Steve Eulberg - Smile-inducing, toe-tapping folkgrass
Jon Lee - Northwest craftsman
Megan Cronin - Soothing heartfelt songs

Dec 20
Jessa Campbell - Women songwriters in the round
Katie Sontag - Women songwriters in the round
Alexa MacDonald - Women songwriters in the round
Halelupe - Women songwriters in the round
Friday
13
Hazel Dell Grange
7:30 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)
Friday
13
Newmark Theatre
7:30 PM
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****A Portland Revels Event****
It’s our 25th year, and ghosts will return to haunt the stage during Portland’s annual Christmas Revels performance as we inhabit Haddon Hall, the setting for the original Christmas Revels! This year’s performance transports us back to an imaginary day when the Duke, his wife and his children enter the castle after two centuries of presumed emptiness, expecting to demolish it, only to find it inhabited by the spirits of all those who have ever celebrated the winter solstice within its walls.

Friday, December 13th ~ 7:30pm
Senior Discount Night- 10% off tickets for age 65 and over
Saturday, December 14th ~ 1:00pm
Sunday, December 15th ~ 1:00pm
Family Day- Special Discount for Children’s tickets
Thursday, December 19th ~ 7:30pm
Friday, December 20th ~ 7:30pm
Saturday, December 21st ~ 1:00pm & 7:30pm
Sunday, December 22nd ~ 1:00pm
Friday
13
Alberta Rose Theatre
8:00 PM
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The Nowhere Band plays the entire Beatles White Album while the jugglers, aerialists, clowns and acrobats of the Portland Circus Allstars perform, $37.50 advance/$47.50 door/$57.50 premium, minors OK when accompanied by a parent or guardian, doors open at 7 pm for evening performances (at 1 pm for the Sunday matinee).
Friday
13
Catfish Lou's
8:00 PM
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High-energy blues-driven sound, $10 advance/$13 door.

Dec 13: Have a Merry Mercy Christmas
Friday
13
Aladdin Theater
8:00 PM
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Show at 8 pm (doors open at 7), with his eloquent Americana style, engaging live shows, and off-the-cuff clever observations, John Craigie carries on the legacy of classic singer-songwriters, while blazing a trail of his own, $40 for a special *two-night pass*, no refunds, advance tickets from Eventbrite (plus service fee), all ages.
Friday
13
Vinyl Tap Bar & Grill
8:30 PM
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Americana
Friday
13
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Rich harmonies, lush fiddle lines and break-neck banjo picking: Scratchdog Stringband is James Rossi (violin, mandolin), Andrew DeRossett (guitar, bass), Maxwell Countryman Skewes (banjo), and Tullius Eggers (guitar, bass).

Over a backdrop of acoustic instrumentation, Alder Street lashes out with soul-laden vocals, lightning-infused solos, and a driving rhythmic core.
Saturday
14
KMHD Radio - 89.1 FM
12:00 AM
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Every Saturday, join DJ Steve Cushing for Blues Before Sunrise, the "Blues Heritage Showcase." Broadcast from 12-7 a.m., the show features a different decade of heritage blues each hour.
Saturday
14
KBOO Radio - 90.7 FM
6:00 AM
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Every Saturday, 6 to 9 am, hosted by: Molly Campbell, Wayne Johnson, Gary Baysinger, Mary Rondthaler, music in the country style, including western & western swing, cowboy & country blues, country folk, bluegrass, rockabilly, hillbilly, Americana, and honky tonk.

1st Saturday -Molly - Vintage tunes spun from vinyl LP‘s.

2nd Saturday: Wayne and Kathy - Variety of country, western, western swing, country folk, country blues, bluegrass, rockabilly and Americana.

3rd Saturday: Gary Baysinger - Countrypolitan blues - A mix of Eastern Philosophy and Western Swing. The yin, the yang and the do-si-do.
Saturday
14
KBOO Radio - 90.7 FM
9:00 AM
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Every Saturday, 9 am to noon, the best of traditional and contemporary bluegrass and old time music, and information about local shows and festivals!

First Saturday: Rachel and Justin

Second Saturday: Dave Elliott

3rd Saturday: Gareth Jenkins

4th Saturday: Ian Joel

5th Saturday: Phil Hodgen
Saturday
14
Fleur de Lis Bakery & Cafe
10:30 AM
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Sophisticated folk music on guitar, ukulele, mandolin, and violin while you enjoy your weekend brunch.
Saturday
14
Laurelthirst Pub
12:00 PM
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Singer/songwriter Janet Julian joins forces with a few friends for an afternoon of upbeat folk tunes, free, all ages.
Saturday
14
St. Luke's Episcopal Church
1:00 PM
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Second Saturday of every month, led by Ted Hook, ‘60’s-‘70’s folk and more, bring snacks and finger food to share at 1 pm, 1:30 pm sing. Info: Ted - 360-883-3030
Saturday
14
Waverly UCC
1:00 PM
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Led by Greg Stone, all instruments, no registration required, drop-ins welcome; knowledge of basic chords and ability to execute the chord changes is required. class $15, jam only $5 donation.

Dec 14: Christmas Party - Help us celebrate the holiday season and join us this Saturday at the 2:30 break. There will be an “Ugly Sweater Contest”, and this year’s “Name That Tune!” Contest, plus new this year the “Pick In The Guitar” contest. Fabulous prizes.

This year we are doing potluck for the holiday table so if you are inspired, bring your favorite festive dish.

Saturday
14
Newmark Theatre
1:00 PM
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****A Portland Revels Event****
It’s our 25th year, and ghosts will return to haunt the stage during Portland’s annual Christmas Revels performance as we inhabit Haddon Hall, the setting for the original Christmas Revels! This year’s performance transports us back to an imaginary day when the Duke, his wife and his children enter the castle after two centuries of presumed emptiness, expecting to demolish it, only to find it inhabited by the spirits of all those who have ever celebrated the winter solstice within its walls.

Friday, December 13th ~ 7:30pm
Senior Discount Night- 10% off tickets for age 65 and over
Saturday, December 14th ~ 1:00pm
Sunday, December 15th ~ 1:00pm
Family Day- Special Discount for Children’s tickets
Thursday, December 19th ~ 7:30pm
Friday, December 20th ~ 7:30pm
Saturday, December 21st ~ 1:00pm & 7:30pm
Sunday, December 22nd ~ 1:00pm
Saturday
14
Menucha Retreat
1:30 PM
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Norske Runddansere‘s SnoBall 2019, Scandinavian folk dancing event in the Columbia Gorge featuring dinner, dancing and live music by Hapsala, Menucha Retreat, 38711 E Historic Columbia River Highway, Corbett (overnight stay optional). For info on registration, visit www.norskerunddansere.org/snoball. Must register before Nov 22!
Saturday
14
Artichoke Music
3:30 PM
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2nd Saturday, 3:30-5 pm, led by Jane Keefer, bring your fiddle, banjo, guitar, or any other traditional acoustic instrument. All comers are welcome. Info: 503-232-8845 or www.artichokemusic.org/calendar
Saturday
14
Mississippi Pizza
5:00 PM
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Energetic songs and stories for the whole family; rotating performers.

Nov 23: The Alphabeticians
Nov 30: The Big Ol‘ Hearts
Dec 7: Tallulah‘s Daddy
Dec 14: Pointed Man Band
Dec 21: Micah & Me
Dec 28: The Alphabeticians
Saturday
14
KBOO Radio - 90.7 FM
5:00 PM
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Every Saturday, hosted by Tom Wendt, urban and country blues with R&B, soul, jazz, zydeco and classic rock.
Saturday
14
Laurelthirst Pub
6:00 PM
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American roots music with a distinct outsider-country vision, free.
Saturday
14
Waverly Community Church
6:00 PM
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*****Portland FolkMusic Society Event*****
December 14
6:00 potluck; 7:00 sing
Jeanene Pratt
Waverly Community Church
3300 SE Woodward Street
Portland, OR 97202
503-238-1337
Songs of the holiday season.
Saturday
14
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Traditional Country - Western Music – Bluegrass open mic, all are welcomed Every 2nd and 4th Saturday, doors open 6:30 pm, jam 7-10 pm.
Saturday
14
2nd Saturday Community Concert - Winona Grange 271
7:30 PM
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Concert 7:30 pm (doors open at 6:45), Kevin Burke‘s fiddle playing has been at the forefront of traditional music since the 1970s, $20 advance, $16 children & students (plus service fee), $28 door. For tickets, go to https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4337282. Tickets go on sale Nov 1.
Saturday
14
Catfish Lou's
8:00 PM
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Mary Flower is an internationally known and award-winning picker, singer/songwriter and teacher,

The BBQ Boys are:
Stew Dodge on fiddle and vocals (he is the owner and CEO of Stew Dodge Sound),
Spud Siegel on mandolin, mandola and vocals (he is a ship’s captain on the Columbia River),
Doc Stein on dobro, guitar and vocals (he is an ER doc in his spare time),
Mark Vehrencamp on sousaphone (h is a railroad engineer for Union Pacific who also plays with the Vancouver Symphony), $15, 21+, tickets are non-refundable.
Saturday
14
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Show at 8 pm (doors open at 7), with his eloquent Americana style, engaging live shows, and off-the-cuff clever observations, John Craigie carries on the legacy of classic singer-songwriters, while blazing a trail of his own, $23, no refunds, advance tickets from Eventbrite (plus service fee), all ages.
Saturday
14
Artichoke Music
8:00 PM
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A celebration of our amazing community of musicians, teachers, students, singers, players, and music lovers!

The show will feature Anne Weiss, Avery Hill, David Gross, Dale Jones, John Manns, LBJ (John Richter, Robert Owen, and Larry Bartasavich), Gary Furlow & Alexa MacDonald, John Anderson, Tim & Sophie, and Jon Lee, $15, advance tickets available fro Brown Paper Tickets (plus service fee), all ages.
Saturday
14
Vinyl Tap Bar & Grill
8:30 PM
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Gritty blues and heartfelt soul – soaring vocals with searing guitar counterpoint.
Saturday
14
The Spare Room
9:00 PM
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Every 2nd Saturday, neighborhood dance party with Portland‘s original boogie cat, featuring Lenanne Sylvester-Miller, no cover.
Saturday
14
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Come join The Strange Tones and their trusty pals The Volcano Vixens for a cozy gathering at their ‘home-away-from-home‘, the Skyway Bar & Grill. Close to Portland, yet it feels like a mountain getaway with its massive fireplace, excellent home-style food, friendly staff and clientele, and tasty adult beverages! Come enjoy some Crime-A-Billy fun with Christmas tunes thrown in for holiday cheer, no cover, 21+.
Saturday
14
Laurelthirst Pub
9:00 PM
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Rooted in the country tradition, but not confined to it -- from country-soul and bluegrass to gritty 60‘s & 70‘s roots-rock with future-forward original lyrics and avant-garde arrangements of time-honored classics. Showcasing Steve Moore (lap steel, banjo and backing vocals), the group leans heavy into bone-chilling three-part harmonies with Christine McAllister (bass, and backing vocals), Don Lawry (drums), all guided by Amanda’s dreamy electric guitar and smoky, commanding voice.
Sunday
15
Menucha Retreat
8:00 AM
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Norske Runddansere‘s SnoBall 2019, Scandinavian folk dancing event in the Columbia Gorge featuring dinner, dancing and live music by Hapsala, Menucha Retreat, 38711 E Historic Columbia River Highway, Corbett (overnight stay optional). For info on registration, visit www.norskerunddansere.org/snoball. Must register before Nov 22!
Sunday
15
Laurelthirst Pub
12:00 PM
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Local purveyors of Django-style gipsy jazz and swing band music!, free, all ages.
Sunday
15
Newmark Theatre
1:00 PM
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****A Portland Revels Event****
It’s our 25th year, and ghosts will return to haunt the stage during Portland’s annual Christmas Revels performance as we inhabit Haddon Hall, the setting for the original Christmas Revels! This year’s performance transports us back to an imaginary day when the Duke, his wife and his children enter the castle after two centuries of presumed emptiness, expecting to demolish it, only to find it inhabited by the spirits of all those who have ever celebrated the winter solstice within its walls.

Friday, December 13th ~ 7:30pm
Senior Discount Night- 10% off tickets for age 65 and over
Saturday, December 14th ~ 1:00pm
Sunday, December 15th ~ 1:00pm
Family Day- Special Discount for Children’s tickets
Thursday, December 19th ~ 7:30pm
Friday, December 20th ~ 7:30pm
Saturday, December 21st ~ 1:00pm & 7:30pm
Sunday, December 22nd ~ 1:00pm
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
Sunday
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Songbooks provided, no exp necessary. Info: website or Jessica Beer at jessicabeer(at)gmail.com
Sunday
15
Artichoke Music
2:00 PM
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led by Mark Bosnian, a monthly community sing-along gathering, $10. Info: www.artichokemusic.org/calendar
Sunday
15
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3 pm show (doors open at 2:15), fearturung Molly‘s Revenge accompanied by lively Irish dancers, this performance will include Christmas songs both old and new all played with a Celtic twist and of course something new for our annual attendees. Molly‘s Revenge brings bagpipes, fiddles, guitars, and more, $25.
Sunday
15
Catfish Lou’s
4:00 PM
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Tired of Christmas music yet? You likely will be by next Sunday which happens to be when the Rhythm Dogs will present the second show of its acclaimed “Jazz is the Teacher, Funk is the Preacher” series.

The music will be 100% free of Christmas songs, and if that is not enough, we are proud to announce the return of the fabulous Mary-Sue Tobin who will be joining her bandmates Chris (The Answer) Azorr, Chuk Barber, Mark Burdon, Greg (Trombone Slim) Scholl, and Mark von Bergen. At the door will be Santa‘s favorite elf, Sleepy Steve Arel.
Sunday
15
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Old-time blues. Every Sunday. Free.

Sunday
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This evening, come join our voices in celebration of the season. Four female songwriters will be highlighted, hosted by Kaeley O‘Leary Stephens, $15, advance tickets available from Brown Paper Tickets (plus service fee), all ages.
Sunday
15
Muddy Rudder Public House
6:00 PM
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Irish music, no cover, 21+.
Sunday
15
Laurelthirst Pub
6:00 PM
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David Reisch (bass) and Turtle VanDemarr (guitar) from the Freak Mountain Rambers bring pals for a rowdy, rootsy Sunday afternoon of song, free, all ages.
Sunday
15
Aladdin Theater
7:00 PM
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Show: 7 pm (doors open at 6), Celebrate the holiday season Espacio Flamenco style with traditional holiday songs (villancicos), student and Espacio Flamenco Company performances, and a flamenco sing along!, $15 - $20 general, $10 Student/low income, $5 children 12 & Under, all ages.

Performances by:
Espacio Flamenco Coro Navideño
Flamenco Kids through Level 3 Dance classes
Flamenco Guitar classes
Espacio Flamenco Company

Media sponsorship KBOO Community Radio
Sunday
15
Nordia House
7:30 PM
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Beautiful Christmas songs from Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden in the native languages, $10.
Sunday
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Laurelthirst Pub
9:00 PM
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Super supportive showcase for everyone, signup at 8 pm, music at 9 pm, hosted by Taylor Kingman, free.
Monday
16
KBOO Radio - 90.7 FM
5:30 AM
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Early morning folk music to get your week started, hosted by Sam Bouman.
Monday
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NOTE NEW LOCATION: The Green House, SE Portland
12:00 PM
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Every Monday from Nov 4 through Dec 16, 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
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Mississippi Pizza
5:00 PM
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Guitar and ukulele music for toddlers and up with lots of interactive songs.
Monday
16
Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Willamette Falls
7:00 PM
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Every 1st & 3rd Monday, UU Congregation at Willamette Falls, 710 6th St., Oregon City (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.
Monday
16
Lake Theater & Cafe
7:00 PM
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7 pm show (doors open at 6 pm), Blues and folk, price varies.

Dec 16: A soulful Christmas with Lilla & Friends, $15, VIP table (seats 4) $80.
Dec 23: Sugar & Spice, a Holiday Treat with Julie Amici & LaRhonda Steele + Dean Mueller, Mark Steele & Carlton Jackson, $20, VIP table (seats 4) $120.
Dec 30: Holiday Hangover Cure with Harpdog Brown & The Uptown Blues Band, $20, VIP table (seats 4) $100.
Jan 6: Curtis Salgado & Alan Hager Duo, SOLD OUT (Tickets still available for Tue Jan 7).
Monday
16
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Megan Cronin can be seen performing solo and with groups in the Pacific Northwest music scene including The Avett Others (an Avett Brothers tribute band) and with local singer-songwriter Chris Baron. For music, see megancroninmusic.com.

$5-$20 suggested donation. Beer, wine and snacks available!
Monday
16
Lenora's Ballroom at Waverly UCC
8:00 PM
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Waltz Eclectic Dance at Lenora‘s Ballroom every Monday night. Mondays begin with a lesson from 8-8:30 pm, highlighting a particular area of waltz while focusing on connection to one‘s partner and to the music. Open dancing from 8:30 - 10:30 pm, $10 for the evening & for veterans, admission is free.

Special Events:
Dec 23: Our playlist will merge music from the 2nd night of Chanukah to Christmas favorites. Eric will lead some energetic Israeli Dancing for a portion of the evening, with the lighting of the Chanukah candles and traditional snacks to round out the celebration.
Dec 30: Dancing to warm up for New Year‘s Eve.
Monday
16
Muddy Rudder Public House
8:00 PM
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Doin‘ what it takes, no cover, 21+.
Monday
16
Laurelthirst Pub
9:00 PM
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The finest in local Django Reinhardt-inspired gypsy jazz and swing dance music, free.
Tuesday
17
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
17
Village Ballroom
10:00 AM
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Every Tuesday until Dec 31, open to the public and all are welcome! Mr. Ben will sing your children‘s favorite songs, inspiring movement, growth, connection, and cognitive and emotional development.

music from 10 to 10:45, and if time allows, open play afterwards with toys provided by Woodlawn Swap n‘ Play Less.
Tuesday
17
Mississippi Pizza
5:30 PM
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Jessa plays fun songs for kids.
Tuesday
17
Laurelthirst Public House
6:00 PM
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Bluegrass; impeccable musicianship and hard-driving originals, free, all ages.
Tuesday
17
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
17
Aladdin Theater
8:00 PM
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Concert 8 pm, doors open at 7, Judy Collins has thrilled audiences worldwide with her unique blend of interpretative folksongs and contemporary themes, Aladdin Theater, $52.50-$55, all ages.

Advance tickets on sale at the Aladdin theater box office (walk-up only) or on Eventbrite (plus service fee).
Tuesday
17
Laurelthirst Pub
9:00 PM
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Taylor Kingman curates a Tuesday showcase of amazing songwriting talent, free, 21+.

Dec 3: Hell Nancy // Dean the Dog
Dec 10: Kelly Bauman // John Freeborn // Albert Nicholas
Dec 17: Seabug // Cyber Camel
Wednesday
18
KBOO Radio - 90.7 FM
5:30 AM
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Traditional and contemporary folk music, hosted by Ed Mellnik
Wednesday
18
Mississippi Pizza
11:00 AM
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Matt Lynch provides a family friendly music show for kids of all ages.
Wednesday
18
Swaha Studios
12:00 PM
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Every Wednesday from Nov 6 to Dec 18, 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
18
Laurelthirst Pub
6:00 PM
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Rock, blues, bluegrass, Americana, free.
Wednesday
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