2/19
SUN
1-3:30pm
3rd Sunday PDX Cajun Jam Session, learner friendly jam focused on Cajun dance music. Held in members' homes. Email Tia Regan for more information.
2/19
SUN
2-5pm
Off Key Easy Bluegrass Jam. Every Sunday at the O'Neill Public House, 6000 NE Glisan St. A relaxed slow-to-intermediate jam for players of all ability and confidence levels. Nobody is too crummy to play with us! Food and a full bar available, under 21 more than welcome. On bus line 19-Glisan and just south of 60th Street MAX station.
2/19
SUN
2-4pm
3rd Sunday community singing with the Portland Sacred Harp. Cedar Hills UCC 11695 SW Park Way Use the classrom building entrance by the A-frame chapel. NOTE: The second hour of this singing is devoted to shape note sources other than the 1991 Revision of The Sacred Harp. Particularly: Eclectic Harmony I & II, Northern Harmony, The Cooper Book, Norumbega Harmony
2/19
SUN
3-5pm
Oly Old-Time Music Festival Sunday Cabaret. In Olympia, WA. Check the Oly Old-Time web site for festival details.
2/19
SUN
4-7pm
Whiskey Deaf play bluegras at the Fremont Theater, 2393 NE Fremont. All ages / No cover.
2/19
SUN
6-8:30pm
Mountain Honey returns to Fire and Stone for driving banjo and close harmonies. This is one of our favorite venues! Great sound system, a fine beer selection and delicious pizza. Yum! Fire and Stone Pizza, NE Fremont and 37th. (bluegrass or old time most Sundays)
2/19
SUN
7-9pm
Every Sunday Square Dance at the The Village Ballroom, 704 NE Dekum St. Calling this week by Amy Hofer with music by The Barn Owls. No experience necessary. Great fun! Come early at 6:15pm for a pre-dance old time jam. All ages, $7 sliding scale. You can "like" the ESSD Facebook page to keep up with the latest ESSD news.
2/19
SUN
7pm
Jayme Stone's Lomax Project Focusing on songs collected by folklorist and field recording pioneer Alan Lomax, this "collaboratory" brings together some of North America's most distinctive and creative roots musicians to revive, recycle, and reimagine traditional music. The repertoire includes Bahamian sea shanties, African-American a cappella singing from the Georgia Sea Islands, ancient Appalachian ballads, fiddle tunes, and work songs collected from both well-known musicians and everyday folk: sea captains, cowhands, fisherman, prisoners, and homemakers. At the Alberta Rose Theatre, 3000 NE Alberta. $18adv/$21door. Minors OK when accompanied by a parent or guardian
2/20
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
2/21
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
2/21
TUE
7-9pm
Open Intermediate-Advanced Bluegrass Jam at McMenamins Rock Creek Tavern, 10000 NW Old Cornelius Pass Road, Hillsboro, 503-645-3822 - Free / 21+
2/22
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
2/22
WED
7-10:30pm
Michael "Doc" Slocum hosts his monthly 4th Wednesday Old Time Jam. This jam focuses on old time music with a little old country thrown in for good measure. Pot-luck drinks and snacks. Bring a couple folding chairs if you have them. 5518 NE Fremont St. Email Michael at docslocum@yahoo.com for more info.
2/22
WED
7:30pm
Molly Tuttle Band appearing in a house concert at Abbie Weisenbloom's in SE Portland. A virtuoso multi-instrumentalist and award winning songwriter with a distinctive voice, Molly has turned the heads of even the most seasoned industry professionals. She began performing on stage when she was 11, and recorded her first album, The Old Apple Tree, at age 13. Since then, she’s appeared on A Prairie Home Companion and at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass, was featured on the cover of Flatpicking Guitar Magazine, won first place in the prestigious Chris Austin Songwriting Competition at Merlefest, and, last May, graduated from the Berklee College of Music, which she attended on a Hazel Dickens Memorial Scholarship. Her lovely voice, impeccable guitar playing, and sensitive song writing make her a star on the rise. She has already received more than two million YouTube views and has recently released two EP’s with The Goodbye Girls and as a duo with John Mailander. She now makes her home in Nashville and spends time touring, writing and recording. This show will also be streamed on Concert Window from Abbie Weisenbloom Presents.
2/22
WED
8pm
Old Barn Preservation Society plays old time music the last Wednesday of each month at the Liberty Glass, 938 N Cook Street. 21+/Free
2/23
THU
5:30-7:00am
Rise when the Rooster Crows - Folk and traditional musics 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
2/23
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.
2/23
THU
7-9pm
Last Thursday community singing with the Portland Sacred Harp. Thanksgiving Day. Yes! There will be singing! Kennedy School, 5736 NE 33rd Ave., in the Community Room, SE corner of building. Singing from The Sacred Harp
2/23
THU
8pm
The Horsenecks play old time music every 4th Thursday at the Muddy Rudder Pub, 8105 SE 7th Ave in Sellwood. No cover.
2/24
FRI
5:30-7am
Lark in the Morning Folk music. Fridays from 5:30am to 7:00am, alternates weekly with Cascadia Coffeehouse on KBOO 90.7 FM
2/24
FRI
6-8pm
Pete Krebs and His Portland Playboys play Western Swing and Honly-tonk every 2nd & 4th Friday at the Secret Society, 116 NE Russell St. $6 General Admission, 16 and under free.
2/24
FRI
7:30pm
McKasson & McDonald appearing in a house concert at Abbie Weisenbloom's in SE Portland. Ryan McKasson and Eric McDonald are masters of tradition who purposefully explore the dark corners floating on its edges. Their individual artistry is enhanced when together. In short, the sum creates a greater whole. The result is an alluring complexity, full of spontaneous musicality. Pulling from parallel strands of influence, they create a swirling level of intensity that traverses darkness, light, and everywhere in between. An air of mystery pervades a sound compelling enough to transcend boundaries and appeal to music lovers of all stripes. This show will also be streamed on Concert Window from Abbie Weisenbloom Presents.
2/25
SAT
6-9am
Swing 'n' Country Country Swing. Every Saturday from 6:00am to 9:00am on KBOO 90.7 FM
2/25
SAT
9am-noon
Music From the True Vine - Every Saturday on KBOO 90.7 FM - Bluegrass, rotating dj's, excellent, some more traditionally oriented than others
2/25
SAT
10am-4pm
Taborgrass Bluegrass Class and Jam at St. David of Wales Episcopal Church, 2800 SE Harrison Street. For all instruments. No registration required. Drop-ins welcome. $10 per session. Knowledge of basic chords and the ability to execute chord changes is required. Beginning Class meets at 10:00 am; Intermediate Class begins at 1:00 pm. Meets every Saturday from September through May. For more details, contact Greg Stone at grgstone@gmail.com or visit www.taborgrass.com.
2/26
SUN
2-5pm
Off Key Easy Bluegrass Jam. Every Sunday at the O'Neill Public House, 6000 NE Glisan St. A relaxed slow-to-intermediate jam for players of all ability and confidence levels. Nobody is too crummy to play with us! Food and a full bar available, under 21 more than welcome. On bus line 19-Glisan and just south of 60th Street MAX station.
2/26
SUN
3-6pm
4th Sunday community singing with the Portland Sacred Harp. Singing School! 3-4pm. 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. See www.portlandsacredharp.org for more info. Kennedy School, 5736 NE 33rd Ave, Community Room, SE corner of building. Regular singing 4-6pm from The Sacred Harp.
2/26
SUN
4-7pm
Mountain Honey. Sweet and golden acoustic music inspired by traditional bluegrass, with driving banjo and high lonesome harmonies. Mountain Honey features Linda Leavitt (vocals, guitar, mandolin), Dee Johnson (vocals, bass), Greg Stone (vocals, guitar) and Mike Stahlman (vocals, banjo). At the Fremont Theater, 2393 NE Fremont. All ages / No cover.
2/26
SUN
6-8:30pm
Slow Goats String Band play American old-time stringband music. Stop by for the fine food, good beer and great listening. Fire and Stone Pizza, NE Fremont and 37th. (bluegrass or old time most Sundays)
2/26
SUN
7-9pm
Every Sunday Square Dance at the Fremont Theater, 2393 NE Fremont. Gender-free calling this week by Jane Palmieri with music by Aarun and Jonathan. No experience necessary. Great fun! Come early at 6:15pm for a pre-dance old time jam. All ages, $7 sliding scale. You can "like" the ESSD Facebook page to keep up with the latest ESSD news.
2/26
SUN
7-9pm
Mary Flower and Spud Siegel plays acoustic blues and ragtime at McMenamins Edgefield Wine Tasting Room, 2126 S.W. Halsey St. Troutdale, OR 97060. Free / 21 and over.
2/27
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
2/28
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
2/28
TUE
7-9pm
Open Intermediate-Advanced Bluegrass Jam at McMenamins Rock Creek Tavern, 10000 NW Old Cornelius Pass Road, Hillsboro, 503-645-3822 - Free / 21+
2/28
TUE
7:30
Andre Brunet (Solo) appearing in a house concert at Abbie Weisenbloom's in SE Portland. André’s passion for traditional Québécois music and irresistible performances are rooted in his desire to communicate the soul of a historical and prestigious tradition. Among many accolades, Andre was awarded “Canadian Grand Master” At the Canadian Grand Masters Fiddling Competition in August 2008 and participated at the opening Ceremonies of the XXIe Olympic Winter Games 2010 in Vancouver. He has also been a member of La Bottine Souriante & The Celtic Fiddle Festival. Currently touring full time with De Temps Antan, André also runs a summer fiddle camp in Quebec with friends Éric Beaudry and Stéphanie Lépine (Camp de Violon Traditionnel Québécois de Lanaudière) dedicated to learning and developing the fiddle repertoire of traditional québécois music. This show will also be streamed on Concert Window from Abbie Weisenbloom Presents.
2/28
TUE
8-11pm
The Rocky Butte Wranglers play "Vintage Swingin' Country Music" every 4th Tuesday at the Landmark Saloon, 4847 SE Division St. 21+, No cover.