11/21
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
11/21
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.
11/21
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!
11/21
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 at lunaj@peak.org for more details and to get on the email notification list. 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.
11/21
THU
8-10 pm
The Sleepy Eyed Johns, one of Portland's longest performing traditional bluegrass bands, will be playing at The Muddy Rudder Pub, 8105 SE 7th Ave in Sellwood. 8-10 pm, No cover. 21+
11/22
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
11/22
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
11/23
SAT
6-9am
Swing 'n' Country A whole lot of country & western swing! Every Saturday from 6:00am to 9:00am on KBOO 90.7 FM
11/23
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
11/23
SAT
1:00 - 4:00 pm
Taborgrass Bluegrass Class and Jam every Saturday at Waverly UCC, 3300 SE Woodward St. (Corner of Southeast 33rd and SE Woodward) in Portland. For all instruments, no registration required, drop-ins welcome. Class admission is $15. If you're coming only to jam, we ask for a $5 donation to help cover expenses. We encourage people of all skill levels to come and jam! There's plenty of room for jams in this location. Taborgrass offers a beginners class, which is an introduction to Taborgrass and caters to beginning level, first year students and returning students that want to improve their technique or try a new instrument. The intermediate guided jams are a little faster for returning students and for beginning and intermediate level players that want to continue learning new tunes and songs. Go to Taborgrass for more information.
11/23
SAT
8-11 pm
James Clem at The Muddy Rudder Pub. American Roots musician James Clem has over thirty years of playing down home roots music and has played in about every style of music in this genre. His main focus now is a mix of acoustic Delta blues, ragtime, vintage country and swing. Whether playing solo or as a duo with Ken West he has received worldwide acclaim. He regularly performs in the Pacific Northwest and toured England several times between 2010 and 2018. In addition to soulful vocals and finger picking and slide guitar skills he is known as a premier ukulele player. 8 - 11 pm. No cover, 21+ 8105 SE 7th Ave in Sellwood.
11/24
SUN
3-4 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.
11/24
SUN
4-6:00 pm
4th Sunday 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. All are welcome. Go to their website Portland Sacred Harp for all the details.
11/24
SUN
4:00 -6:00 pm
Bluegrass Happy Hour every Sunday at The Hostel Cafe. Join us for this high powered traditional American music featuring vocals, fiddle, banjo, mandolin, guitar and stand up bass. Lead by Linda Leavitt and Tom Nechville. This will be an advanced/intermediate jam and listeners are welcome too. 1810 NW Glisan Ave. 4 - 6:00 pm. Tasty, affordable food and beverage available for purchase including local beers, ciders, wine and Kombucha on tap.
11/24
SUN
7:00-9:30 pm
The Portland Sunday Square Dance at the Village Ballroom! This year dances will be held one Sunday a month and for October, November and December it will be on the 4th Sunday of the month. Then in January it's back to 3rd Sunday - the same weekend as the Portland Old Time Music Gathering. For November, music will be provided by Missouri Turnaround with gender neutral calling. 704 NE Dekum St., 7-10:00 pm, $7-15 sliding scale, kids are free. No experience necessary, dancers of all abilities welcome!
11/24
SUN
8-10 pm
Eric Killops plays Irish music at the Muddy Rudder Pub, 8105 SE 7th Ave in Sellwood. No cover.
11/25
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
11/25
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. This month features Vivoce-Women Sing World Music; Mike Danner Trio-Unplugged Funk and Pub Sing-Andrea Wild & Kevin Grgurich. 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+
11/26
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
11/26
TUE
7-9:00 pm
Open Intermediate-Advanced Bluegrass Jam every Tuesday at McMenamins Rock Creek Tavern, 10000 NW Old Cornelius Pass Road, Hillsboro, 503-348-5374 - Free / All Ages
11/26
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
11/27
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
11/27
WED
7-10:30 pm
Wednesday Night Zydeco dance with Swamp Thang!. Cascade Zydeco hosts a friendly, welcoming dance almost every Wednesday. Tonight dance to the music of Sqamp Thang! The dance starts with a 30-minute zydeco lesson (or sometimes blues or waltz), followed by two hours of 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 Alberta Street Pub, 1036 NE Alberta 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 email list.
11/27
WED
No jam tonight for the Eastside Music Club Old Time / Folk Jam Session because of Thanksgiving. The jam will be back Dec. 11 for their annual holiday music Jam. Learner friendly jam focused on old time, folk, and acoustic blues. Held in members' homes, all instruments and ability levels welcome. Come enjoy music for neighbors by neighbors. Normally meets at 7:30pm the second and last Wednesdays of each month except during the winter holidays. Email Steve Bleiler at bleilers@pdx.edu for more information and to get on the email notification list.
11/27
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
11/28
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
11/28
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.
11/28
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!
11/28
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.
11/29
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
11/29
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
11/29
FRI
8:00 - 11:00
Great Auntie Lo, Bluesbilly good time music with Lauren Sheehan et al. at the Muddy Rudder Pub, 8105 SE 7th Ave in Sellwood. 8 pm, No cover. 21
11/30
SAT
6-9am
Swing 'n' Country A whole lot of country & western swing! Every Saturday from 6:00am to 9:00am on KBOO 90.7 FM
11/30
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
11/30
SAT
1:00 - 4:00 pm
Taborgrass Bluegrass Class and Jam every Saturday at Waverly UCC, 3300 SE Woodward St. (Corner of Southeast 33rd and SE Woodward) in Portland. For all instruments, no registration required, drop-ins welcome. Class admission is $15. If you're coming only to jam, we ask for a $5 donation to help cover expenses. We encourage people of all skill levels to come and jam! There's plenty of room for jams in this location. Taborgrass offers a beginners class, which is an introduction to Taborgrass and caters to beginning level, first year students and returning students that want to improve their technique or try a new instrument. The intermediate guided jams are a little faster for returning students and for beginning and intermediate level players that want to continue learning new tunes and songs. Go to Taborgrass for more information.
11/30
SAT
5-7:00 pm
Acoustic Junction KRVM Radio 91.9 in Eugene. Acoustic music from old favorites and emerging artists. On Carol’s watch, she plays artists ranging from Gillian Welch to Jimmy Driftwood, from Crooked Still and Punch Brothers to Elizabeth Cotten and Jean Ritchie, Rhiannon Giddens, Bill Staines, New Lost City Ramblers, Ruthy Ungar, Carolina Chocolate Drops, Squirrel Butter, Hazel Dickens, Bruce Molsky, Elizabeth LaPrelle, Doc Watson, and Charlie Poole; genres might include sea chanteys, labor songs, cajun, Scandinavian, jug bands, and much more.