7/14
SUN
1-4:00 pm
Keizer Old Time Jam at John Knox Presbyterian Church, 452 Cummings Lane North, Keizer, OR. This jam is usually the 2nd Sunday of most months. You can go to the Mud City Old Time website for the details. Scroll down on the right at the home page to see their calendar of events. Email Roger for more information.
7/14
SUN
1-3:30pm
2nd Sunday PDX Cajun Jam Session, learner friendly jam focused on Cajun dance music. Held in members' homes. Email Tia Regan for more information.
7/14
SUN
3-5pm
Handsome Ladies, all-woman Traditional bluegrass jam, 2nd Sunday of each month at Strum Guitar, 1415 SE Stark, #C. Sponsored by the Portland chapter of the women's bluegrass non-profit group, The Handsome Ladies. Traditional bluegrass repertoire and instruments only. Free.
7/14
SUN
5-7pm
2nd Sunday community shape note singing with the Portland Sacred Harp. At the People's Food Co-op, 3029 SE 21st Ave, in the Community Room, upstairs. Go to their website Portland Sacred Harp for all the details.
7/14
SUN
6-8:30pm
7/14
SUN
7-10pm
Maris Otter plays their monthly Second Sunday old time music session at Seraveza, 1004 N Killingsworth St.
7/15
MON
5:30-7am
Folk Espresso Early morning folk music to get your week started. A different host each week. Every Monday from 5:30am to 7:00am on KBOO 90.7 FM
7/15
MON
7-9pm
Oregon City Old Time Jam every 1st and 3rd Monday, 7-9 pm, UU Congregation at Willamette Falls, 710 6th St. Oregon City (big pink church right across from the library). If you come, park in the lot behind the church and come in through the door to the new wing; classroom down the hall. To get on their mailing list email skypilotemily@msn.com
7/16
TUE
5:30-7am
Early Morning Gumbo 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. Every Tuesday from 5:30 AM to 7:00 AM on KBOO 90.7 FM
7/16
TUE
7:00 PM
Live folk music every Tuesday at the The Hostel Cafe, 1810 NW Glisan Ave. Tasty, affordable food and beverage available for purchase including 8 local beers, 2 ciders, wine and Kombucha on tap. Street parking is free at 7pm. Cafe hours are 7am to midnight. Come early and stay late! (503)417-8143. All ages / Free
7/16
TUE
7-10pm
Open Intermediate-Advanced Bluegrass Jam every Tuesday at McMenamins Rock Creek Tavern, 10000 NW Old Cornelius Pass Road, Hillsboro, 503-348-5374 - Free / 21+
7/17
WED
5:30-7am
Pastures of Plenty Traditional and Contemporary folk music. Every Wednesday from 5:30am to 7:00am on KBOO 90.7 FM
7/17
WED
7-10:00 pm
Wednesday Night Zydeco DJ dance Cascade Zydeco hosts a friendly, welcoming dance (almost) every Wednesday. Start with a 30-minute zydeco lesson followed by two hours of dancing to a DJ playlist. Great for beginners and experienced dancers. Zydeco dancers often change partners after every song, so there’s no need to come with a partner. Drop in once, become a regular! Et toi! At the Secret Society, 116 NE Russell St. $8 CZ members, $10 general public / 21+. Go to Cascade Zydeco's website here for all their dances and events and to get on their email list
7/17
WED
7-9:00 pm
Mud City Slow Jam . If you're in the Eugene area and want to practice tunes with others, the Mud City slow jam is the perfect place to do it in a supportive environment. RSVP to mudcityoldtimesociety@gmail.com to get on the email list for the location as it rotates between houses. Go to their website Mud City Old Time for all the old time music news in the Eugene-Salem-Keizer-Corvallis area. Scroll down on the right on the home page to see their calendar of events.
7/18
THU
5:30-7:00am
Rise when the Rooster Crows - Folk and traditional music from a variety of sources including early country recordings from the 20s and 30s. Every Thursday from 5:30am to 7:00am on KBOO 90.7 FM
7/18
THU
4-6pm
Open Bluegrass Jam with Rich Landar. Come join us for a weekly bluegrass jam, hosted by Rich Landar of The Hillwilliams. We'll be playing in a picker's circle where everyone can play as much as they'd like. Bluegrass instrumentation preferred but any acoustic instruments are welcome. All levels of pickers and singers can join in at this friendly, no pressure jam session. Every Thursday 4 p.m. 'til 6 p.m. At the White Eagle, 836 N. Russell St. All ages, Free.
7/18
THU
6:00 - 11:00 pm
Thursday Night Swing with Pete Krebs and the Rockin' K Ranch Boys and Reggie Houston . Pete plays Western Swing and Honky-tonk & Reggie Houston plays swing at the Secret Society . 6:00 Dance Lesson with Melissa Roane, 6:30 Live Music and Dancing, 8:00 DJ'd Music and Dancing, 8:30 Dance Lesson with Guest Instructors 9:00 Live Music and Dancing. All ages till 8 pm. 116 NE Russell St. $10 cash at the door.
7/18
THU
7-9:30 pm
Corvallis Old Time Music Jam If you're in the Corvallis area here's a jam that takes place on the 3rd Thursday of most months. At the Old World Deli, 341 SW 2nd St. in Corvallis (It’s at 2nd and Adams); 7:00-9:30 pm. All-ages, Free-but don’t forget to tip. Email John for more details. You can go to the Mud City Old Time website for all the news in the Salem-Kaizer-Corvallis & Eugene area. Scroll down on the right at the home page to see their calendar of events.
7/18
THU
7-10pm
Weekly Old Time Music Jam at the Northwest Portland Hostel in the Hostel Cafe, 1810 NW Glisan Ave. (503)417-8143. Tasty, affordable food and beverage available for purchase including 8 local beers, 2 ciders, wine and Kombucha on tap. Street parking is free at 7pm. Cafe hours are 7am to midnight. Come early and stay late!
7/19
FRI
5:30-7am
Lark in the Morning Folk music. 1st, 3rd & 5th Fridays (alternates with Cascadia Coffeehouse). From 5:30am to 7:00am on KBOO 90.7 FM
7/19
FRI
12 - 1:30 PM
Movin' On Everything from old time to bluegrass to Celtic to contemporary folk. Every Friday from 12 noon to 1:30pm, on KBOO 90.7 FM
7/20
SAT
6-9am
Swing 'n' Country A whole lot of Country and Western Swing. Every Saturday from 6:00am to 9:00am on KBOO 90.7 FM
7/20
SAT
9am-noon
Music From the True Vine - Every Saturday on KBOO 90.7 FM. The best of traditional and contemporary bluegrass and old time music, with information about local shows and festivals. Rotating dj's, excellent, some more traditionally oriented than others
7/20
SAT
5:30 - 8:30 pm
Barn Dance at Champoeg State park. If you're camping at Champoeg or in the area here's a great opportunity to go to a square dance. Old Time squares taught and called by Truman Price, with music by Worn Out Shoes (Jon and Shannon Zilka and Robert Miller). In the old wooden barn behind the visitor center in front of the entrance to Champoeg Park. 5:30 - 8:30 pm. Go to Champoeg State Heritage Center for info on the park and for directions.
7/21
SUN
2-4pm
3rd Sunday Westside Community Shape Note singing with the Portland Sacred Harp. Cedar Hills UCC, 11695 SW Park Way Use the classroom building entrance by the A-frame chapel. The first hour is devoted to The Shenandoah Harmony; for the second hour, we delve into other shape note sources including Eclectic Harmony I & II, Northern Harmony, and Norumbega Harmony.
7/21
SUN
3:30-5:15
The Portland Kids' Jam is an informal monthly gathering of young musicians hosted by local fiddle teachers. Every third Sunday they get together and play traditional music at Pacific Crest Community School in NE Portland. The jam starts at 3:30 with one of the hosts teaching a new fiddle tune. After that they jam from 4 till 5:15 pm, and participants are invited to lead or suggest tunes. You don’t need to know any fiddle tunes to join in – just bring an instrument and your enthusiasm for playing with others. All ages and instruments are welcome (that includes grown ups, too). Contact Sophie with questions or to sign up for our monthly email at sophiefiddles@gmail.com. Pacific Crest Community School is at 116 NE 29th Ave.
7/21
SUN
6-8:30pm
7/22
MON
5:30-7am
Folk Espresso Early morning folk music to get your week started. A different host each week. Every Monday from 5:30am to 7:00am on KBOO 90.7 FM
7/23
TUE
5:30-7am
Early Morning Gumbo 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. Every Tuesday from 5:30 AM to 7:00 AM on KBOO 90.7 FM
7/23
TUE
7-10pm
Open Intermediate-Advanced Bluegrass Jam every Tuesday at McMenamins Rock Creek Tavern, 10000 NW Old Cornelius Pass Road, Hillsboro, 503-348-5374 - Free / 21+
7/23
TUE
7:00 PM
Live folk music every Tuesday at the The Hostel Cafe, 1810 NW Glisan Ave. Tasty, affordable food and beverage available for purchase including 8 local beers, 2 ciders, wine and Kombucha on tap. Street parking is free at 7pm. Cafe hours are 7am to midnight. Come early and stay late! (503)417-8143. All ages / Free
7/24
WED
5:30-7am
Pastures of Plenty Traditional and Contemporary folk music. Every Wednesday from 5:30am to 7:00am on KBOO 90.7 FM
7/24
WED
7:30-9:30 pm
Lauren Sheehan and Friends at the Muddy Rudder Pub, 8105 SE 7th Ave in Sellwood. 8 pm, No cover.
7/24
WED
7-10:00 pm
Wednesday Night Zydeco with Swamp Thang!. Cascade Zydeco hosts a friendly, welcoming dance every Wdnesday. Tonight dance to Portland's Swamp Thang! The dance starts with a 30-minute zydeco lesson (or sometimes blues or waltz), followed by two hours of live music and dancing. Great for beginners and experienced dancers. Zydeco dancers often change partners after every song, so there’s no need to come with a partner. Drop in once, become a regular! Et toi! At the Secret Society, 116 NE Russell St. $12 Cascade Zydeco members, $15 general admission. 21+. Go to Cascade Zydeco's website here for all their dances and events and to get on their
7/25
THU
5:30-7:00am
Rise when the Rooster Crows - Folk and traditional music from a variety of sources including early country recordings from the 20s and 30s. Every Thursday from 5:30am to 7:00am on KBOO 90.7 FM
7/25
THU
4-6pm
Open Bluegrass Jam with Rich Landar. Come join us outside on our patio for a weekly bluegrass jam, hosted by Rich Landar of The Hillwilliams. We'll be playing in a picker's circle where everyone can play as much as they'd like. Bluegrass instrumentation preferred but any acoustic instruments are welcome. All levels of pickers and singers can join in at this friendly, no pressure jam session. Every Thursday 4 p.m. 'til 6 p.m. At the White Eagle, 836 N. Russell St. All ages, Free.
7/25
THU
7-10pm
Weekly Old Time Music Jam at the Northwest Portland Hostel in the Hostel Cafe, 1810 NW Glisan Ave. (503)417-8143. No purchase is required. Tasty, affordable food and beverage available for purchase including 8 local beers, 2 ciders, wine and Kombucha on tap. Street parking is free at 7pm. Cafe hours are 7am to midnight. Come early and stay late!
7/25
THU
7-9pm
Last Thursday Community Shape Note singing with the Portland Sacred Harp. At the Kennedy School, 5736 NE 33rd Ave., in the Community Room, SE corner of building. Go to their website Portland Sacred Harp for all the details.
7/25
THU
7-9 pm
Mud City Old Time Jam . The Mud City Old Time Jam at Wildcraft Cider Works at 232 Lincoln Street in Eugene. This community jam at Wildcraft will feature a local artist or band that will lead musicians through selections from their repertoire of traditional fiddle tunes and songs. Open to all, but tunes will be played up to speed - if you're interested in attending the Mud City slow jam, send us an email to mudcityoldtimesociety@gmail.com and we’ll get you all the info! Participants will be asked to contribute to a tip jar and all proceeds will go directly to the featured jam hosts. We also ask participants to commit to purchasing at least one drink or snack from the venue and leaving a little something for the kind staff there, as well. (These contributions are voluntary, but if you value having a warm, dry, fun place to jam, we are asking you to please bring a little cash to share!) Go to their website Mud City Old Time for all the news in the Eugene-Salem-Keizer-Corvallis area.
7/26
FRI
5:30-7am
Cascadia Coffeehouse. Featuring the best in traditional and contemporary folk and roots music with a focus on new releases and vintage favorites - every 2nd and 4th Friday on KBOO 90.7 FM. Alternates with Lark in the Morning
7/26
FRI
12 - 1:30 PM
Movin' On Everything from old time to bluegrass to Celtic to contemporary folk. Every Friday from 12 noon to 1:30pm, on KBOO 90.7 FM
7/26
FRI
6-7:45pm
Pete Krebs and His Portland Playboys play Western Swing and Honky-tonk for their twice monthly Happy Hour gig at the Secret Society. Drawing from the classic repertoire of 30's-60's Country Western and Swing, the Portland Playboys feature some of the best instrumentalists 'Our Fair City' has to offer; Ian Miller on lead guitar, Rusty Blake on steel, 'King' Keith Brush on slap bass, James Mason on fiddle, and Portland legend Pete Krebs on vocals and rhythm guitar. If you're craving some old school Western Swing for your drinking, dining and dancing pleasure, you can't go wrong with the Portland Playboys.116 NE Russell St. $6 cash at the door .
7/27
SAT
6-9am
Swing 'n' Country A whole lot of Country and Western Swing. Every Saturday from 6:00am to 9:00am on KBOO 90.7 FM
7/27
SAT
9am-noon
Music From the True Vine - Every Saturday on KBOO 90.7 FM. The best of traditional and contemporary bluegrass and old time music, with information about local shows and festivals. Rotating dj's, excellent, some more traditionally oriented than others
7/28
SUN
3-6 pm
4th Sunday Community Shape Note Singing School with the Portland Sacred Harp at the Kennedy School, 5736 NE 33rd Ave, in the Community Room, SE corner of building. All are welcome. Topics and teachers vary from month to month and are intended to deepen our relationship to the tradition of Sacred Harp singing. Go to their website Portland Sacred Harp for all the details.
7/28
SUN
6-8:30pm
7/28
SUN
7 pm
The Horsenecks play Old Time, Bluegrass, Country and originals at Mississippi Studios. 3939 North Mississippi Ave. With I Draw Slow. Doors 7pm, show at 8pm. 21+
7/29
MON
5:30-7am
Folk Espresso Early morning folk music to get your week started. A different host each week. Every Monday from 5:30am to 7:00am on KBOO 90.7 FM
7/29
MON
7-10:00 pm
Global Folk Club is a monthly show that features folk and traditional music from around the world. Organized and hosted by Andrea Wild, it takes place on the 4th Monday of the month. There will be two acts starting at 7 pm followed by PubSing at 9 with Hugh Glanville and Dick Lewis. (Stay tuned for details on this month's acts as they become available). Drinking heavily as you join in on the chorus will help you fit right in. At The White Eagle Saloon, 836 No. Russel St. Free, 21+
7/30
TUE
5:30-7am
Early Morning Gumbo 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. Every Tuesday from 5:30 AM to 7:00 AM on KBOO 90.7 FM
7/30
TUE
7-10pm
Open Intermediate-Advanced Bluegrass Jam every Tuesday at McMenamins Rock Creek Tavern, 10000 NW Old Cornelius Pass Road, Hillsboro, 503-348-5374 - Free / 21+
7/30
TUE
7:00 PM
Live folk music every Tuesday at the The Hostel Cafe, 1810 NW Glisan Ave. Tasty, affordable food and beverage available for purchase including 8 local beers, 2 ciders, wine and Kombucha on tap. Street parking is free at 7pm. Cafe hours are 7am to midnight. Come early and stay late! (503)417-8143. All ages / Free
7/31
WED
The Horsenecks play Old Time, Bluegrass, Country and originals at the Vault at Gastro Mania Restaurant, 7850 SW Capitol Hwy, Portland. More info re cover charge and show time as it becomes available.
7/31
WED
5:30-7am
Pastures of Plenty Traditional and Contemporary folk music. Every Wednesday from 5:30am to 7:00am on KBOO 90.7 FM
7/31
WED
7-9:00 pm
The Horsenecks, (Gabrielle Macrae and Barry Southern) play hard hitting trans-continental Old Time, Bluegrass, Country and originals at the Vault at Gastro Mania. 7850 SW Capitol Hwy, $7 cash at the door.
7/31
WED
8pm
Old Barn Preservation Society plays old time music the last Wednesday of each month at Liberty Glass, 938 N Cook Street. 21+/Free