12/10
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
12/11
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
12/11
TUE
7:00 PM
Live folk music every Tuesday at the The Hostel Cafe, 1810 NW Glisan Ave. The cafe has a reputation for great food at good prices. They also have 8 local beers, 2 ciders, wine and Kombucha on tap. Street parking is free at 7pm and this part of NW has more parking available. Cafe hours are 7am to midnight. Come early and stay late! (503)417-8143. All ages / Free
12/11
TUE
7-10pm
Open Intermediate-Advanced Bluegrass Jam at McMenamins Rock Creek Tavern, 10000 NW Old Cornelius Pass Road, Hillsboro, 503-348-5374 - Free / 21+
12/12
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
12/12
WED
7-9pm
The Portland Jug Band Jam meets every second Wednesday from 7-9 pm. The jam is still searching for a new venue and will continue to meet in member's homes. You can go to the The Portland Jug Band Jam Facebook page and get on the mailing list for details. Acoustic Instruments Only, All Abilities Welcome.
12/12
WED
7-10:00 pm
Wednesday Night Zydeco featuring the Too Loose Cajun Zydeco Band! Cascade Zydeco hosts a friendly, welcoming dance with live music or a DJ'd dance 1st and 3rd every Wednesdays. Each dance starts with a 45-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 Secret Society, 116 NE Russell St. $15 / 21+
12/12
WED
7:30pm
Eastside Music Club Old Time / Folk Jam Session. This time it's the Annual Holiday Music Extravaganza. 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. Meets at 7:30pm the second and last Wednesdays of each month. Email Steve Bleiler for more information.
12/13
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
12/13
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.
12/13
THU
6-11:00 pm
Thursday Night Swing! with The Cherry Blossom Hot 4, Pink Lady & John Bennett Jazz Band. Old Time it's not, however, since we seem to be all about all things dancing I'd include this great event. The Portland Lindy Society, a non-profit that promotes swing dancing and jazz music in Portland, hosts a dance each Thursday at The Secret Society ballroom. Two live bands, two dance lessons, 5 hours of swing music and dance every Thursday Night!! No partner necessary, and you are welcome to join us and watch if you're not ready to step out quite yet! The line-up is 6pm, dance lesson with Melissa Roane, 6:30 pm live music, 8:30pm - 2nd dance lesson, 9pm - live music. 6-11:00 pm, $10.00. Extensive descriptions of these bands and this event are in the Thursday night Swing link above. At the Secret Society, 116 NE Russell St. 21+
12/13
THU
7-10pm
Weekly Old Time Music Jam at the Northwest Portland Hostel in the Hostel Cafe, 1810 NW Glisan Ave. (503)417-8143. Many of you experienced the amazing jams that happened at the Hostel during the Portland Old Time Music Gathering. Let's keep it going year round! No purchase is required, but the cafe has a reputation for great food at good prices. They also have 8 local beers, 2 ciders, wine and Kombucha on tap. Street parking is free at 7pm and this part of NW has more parking available. Cafe hours are 7am to midnight. Come early and stay late!
12/13
THU
7-9 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 area.
12/14
FRI
5:30-7am
Cascadia Coffeehouse New and vintage folk, roots, and Americana music. Every second and fourth Friday from 5:30 AM to 7:00 AM on KBOO 90.7 FM
12/14
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
12/15
SAT
6-9am
Swing 'n' Country Country Swing. Every Saturday from 6:00am to 9:00am on KBOO 90.7 FM
12/15
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
12/15
SAT
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Taborgrass Bluegrass Class and Jam is held 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, but we encourage all Taborgrassers - of all skill levels - to come and jam! We have plenty of room for jams in our new location. If you're coming only to jam, we ask for a $5 donation to help cover expenses. Beginning and intermediate classes and jams meet 10:00 - 1:00. Go to Taborgrass for more information.
12/15
SAT
2-4:00 pm
Pete Krebs and His Rockin' K Ranch Hands play Western Swing and Honky-tonk every Saturday at Podnah's Pit BBQ. 1625 NE Killingsworth St., 2-4 pm, Free
12/15
SAT
2:00 - 4:00 pm
The monthly PDX Quebecois Jam Session has switched to third Saturday afternoons. A learner friendly jam focused on the joyful dance music of Quebec. Held in member's homes. Email tcvogel@comcast.net for more information and to get on the email notification.
12/16
SUN
1-3:00 pm
The Not So Secret Family Show at The Secret Society 116 NE Russell St. Featuring a rotating lineup of Portland's finest family performers for the kids & showcasing Portland's best singer/songwriters for the grown-ups. Full bar & menu available. This Sunday it's a special show at a special time! Highly proclaimed international children's performer, reggae musician, and activist, Aaron Nigel Smith, makes a rare Portland experience to perform with Matt Lynch of Tallula's Daddy! . $8 per walking human. Doors at 12:45, show at 1:00.
12/16
SUN
1-3:30 pm
3rd Sunday PDX Cajun Jam Session, learner friendly jam focused on Cajun dance music. Held in members' homes. Email Tia Regan for more information.
12/16
SUN
2-5pm
Turn Key Easy Bluegrass Jam (formerly the 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.
12/16
SUN
2-4 pm
3rd Sunday community singing with the Portland Sacred Harp. Cedar Hills UCC, 11695 SW Park Way Use the classroom 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, and Christian Harmony.
12/16
SUN
5-7:00 pm
Pre-Square Dance Old Time Jam. Come join in a jam for a couple of hours prior to the monthly Sunday Square Dance. The jam is downstairs in the Oregon Public House from 5 - 7 pm. Then go upstairs to the Village Ballroom for the Square Dance from 7 - 10 pm. 700 NE Dekum
12/16
SUN
6-8:00 pm
12/16
SUN
7-10:00 pm
The Portland Sunday Square Dance at the Village Ballroom! This year dances will be held one Sunday a month and will feature two bands and two callers! Get ready to feel merry and bright with the December edition of our monthly square dance extravaganza! This month we are bringing you calling from Susan Michaels and Marta King, with music by The Portland String Band Orchestra & Teachers, and The Pork Belly Futures! . 704 NE Dekum St., 7-10:00 pm, $7-15 sliding scale, kids are free. No experience necessary, dancers of all abilities welcome!
12/16
SUN
10-Midnight
Irish Trad Session. Anyone with an interest in traditional Irish music is welcome to join in this weekly session. At the O'Neill Public House, 6000 NE Glisan St. 10pm - Midnight.
12/17
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
12/17
MON
7 - 9 pm
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
12/18
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
12/18
TUE
7:00 PM
Live folk music every Tuesday at the The Hostel Cafe, 1810 NW Glisan Ave. The cafe has a reputation for great food at good prices. They also have 8 local beers, 2 ciders, wine and Kombucha on tap. Street parking is free at 7pm and this part of NW has more parking available. Cafe hours are 7am to midnight. Come early and stay late! (503)417-8143. All ages / Free
12/18
TUE
7-10pm
Honky Tonk Tuesdays with Andrea and The Enablers . Presenting Honky Tonk dancing at The Secret Society featuring Portland's finest Two-Step and Western Swing bands every Tuesday night! Dance lesson with an experienced 2-Stepper at 7pm and at the break. Live Music and Dancing from 7:30 to 10PM. At the Secret Society, 116 NE Russell St. $8 / 21+
12/18
TUE
7-10pm
Open Intermediate-Advanced Bluegrass Jam at McMenamins Rock Creek Tavern, 10000 NW Old Cornelius Pass Road, Hillsboro, 503-348-5374 - Free / 21+
12/19
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
12/19
WED
7-10:00 pm
Wednesday Night Zydeco. Cascade Zydeco hosts a friendly, welcoming DJ dance every Wednesday. Start with a 45-minute zydeco lesson (or sometimes blues or waltz), followed by two hours of DJ’d dancing to a Zydeco, Cajun, blues, swing and waltz 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 Cascade Zydeco Members / $!0 GA / 21+
12/19
WED
8-10:30
Lauren Sheehan at the Muddy Rudder Pub, 8105 SE 7th Ave in Sellwood. 8 pm, No cover.
12/20
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
12/20
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.
12/20
THU
6-10:30 pm
Thursday Night Swing! featuring Pete Krebs and his Rocking K Ranch Hands and Reggie Houston's B' Swingsters. Old Time it's not, however, since we seem to be all about all things dancing I'd include this great event. The Portland Lindy Society, a non-profit that promotes swing dancing and jazz music in Portland, hosts a dance each Thursday at The Secret Society ballroom. Two live bands, two dance lessons, 5 hours of swing music and dance every Thursday Night!! No partner necessary, and you are welcome to join us and watch if you're not ready to step out quite yet! The line-up is 6pm, dance lesson with Melissa Roane, 6:30 pm live music, 8:30pm - 2nd dance lesson, 9pm - live music. 6-11:00 pm, $10.00. Extensive descriptions of these bands and this event are in the Thursday night Swing link above. At the Secret Society, 116 NE Russell St. 21+
12/20
THU
7-10pm
Weekly Old Time Music Jam at the Northwest Portland Hostel in the Hostel Cafe, 1810 NW Glisan Ave. (503)417-8143. Many of you experienced the amazing jams that happened at the Hostel during the Portland Old Time Music Gathering. Let's keep it going year round! No purchase is required, but the cafe has a reputation for great food at good prices. They also have 8 local beers, 2 ciders, wine and Kombucha on tap. Street parking is free at 7pm and this part of NW has more parking available. Cafe hours are 7am to midnight. Come early and stay late!
12/20
THU
7:00 - 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.
12/20
THU
8-10:30 pm
The Sleepy Eyed Johns play bluegrass at the Muddy Rudder Pub, 8105 SE 7th Ave in Sellwood. No cover.
12/21
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
12/21
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
12/22
SAT
9:00
Cascade Zydeco presents Curley Taylor & Zydeco Trouble. Curley and his band, Zydeco Trouble, hail from the heart of Creole country in Louisiana. Curley's soulful, bluesy vocals and the band's hard-driving zydeco beat blend to create their unique style of zydeco and blues that keeps audiences dancing. Curley's music is true to its roots in Zydeco and Blues, but contemporary enough to appeal to a broad range of music lovers. It's always a party when Zydeco Trouble comes to town. Dance lesson at 8:30, band plays at 9:00 pm. At the Secret Society, 116 NE Russell St. $15 / 21+. Tickets at the door are cash only.
12/22
SAT
6-9am
Swing 'n' Country Country Swing. Every Saturday from 6:00am to 9:00am on KBOO 90.7 FM
12/22
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
12/22
SAT
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Taborgrass Bluegrass Class and Jam is held 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, but we encourage all Taborgrassers - of all skill levels - to come and jam! We have plenty of room for jams in our new location. If you're coming only to jam, we ask for a $5 donation to help cover expenses. Beginning and intermediate classes and jams meet 10:00 - 1:00. Go to Taborgrass for more information.
12/22
SAT
2-4:00 pm
Pete Krebs and His Rockin' K Ranch Hands play Western Swing and Honky-tonk every Saturday at Podnah's Pit BBQ. 1625 NE Killingsworth St., 2-4 pm, Free
12/23
SUN
12:00 - 2:00 pm
**NEW JAM** 4th Sunday Old Time Fiddle Tunes instrumental jam. This is a medium tempo instrumental jam, not a song circle. Share and play Old Time Fiddle Tunes on your instrument in a friendly atmosphere, all acoustic traditional instruments welcome. Join us 11:30 for no-host lunch or pastry. Delicious food here! For more information call Marian Drake 503-236-1736. 12:00 noon till 2:00 p.m.. Flipside Coffee Shop, 8 N.E. Killingsworth, Portland. This will be a monthly jam.
12/23
SUN
2-5pm
Turn Key Easy Bluegrass Jam (formerly the 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.
12/23
SUN
3-4pm
4th Sunday Singing School with the Portland Sacred Harp Kennedy School, 5736 NE 33rd Ave, Community Room, SE corner of building.
12/23
SUN
4-6 pm
The Not So Secret Family Show at The Secret Society 116 NE Russell St. Featuring a rotating lineup of Portland's finest family performers for the kids & showcasing Portland's best singer/songwriters for the grown-ups. Full bar & menu available. This Sunday it's Mo Phillips. $8 per walking human. Doors at 3:45.
12/23
SUN
4-6pm
4th Sunday Kennedy School Singing with the Portland Sacred Harp Kennedy School, 5736 NE 33rd Ave, Community Room, SE corner of building.
12/23
SUN
6-8:00 pm
12/23
SUN
10-Midnight
Irish Trad Session. Anyone with an interest in traditional Irish music is welcome to join in this weekly session. At the O'Neill Public House, 6000 NE Glisan St. 10pm - Midnight.
12/24
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
12/24
MON
7-10:00 pm
Global Folk Club is a monthly show that featurs 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+
12/25
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
12/25
TUE
7:00 PM
Live folk music every Tuesday at the The Hostel Cafe, 1810 NW Glisan Ave. The cafe has a reputation for great food at good prices. They also have 8 local beers, 2 ciders, wine and Kombucha on tap. Street parking is free at 7pm and this part of NW has more parking available. Cafe hours are 7am to midnight. Come early and stay late! (503)417-8143. All ages / Free
12/25
TUE
7-10pm
Open Intermediate-Advanced Bluegrass Jam at McMenamins Rock Creek Tavern, 10000 NW Old Cornelius Pass Road, Hillsboro, 503-348-5374 - Free / 21+
12/26
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
12/26
WED
7 - 10:30 pm
Wednesday Night Zydeco Cascade Zydeco hosts a friendly, welcoming every Wednesday. Start with a 45-minute zydeco lesson (or sometimes blues or waltz), followed by two hours dancing to a DJ dance list. 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+
12/26
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
12/27
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
12/27
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.
12/27
THU
6-10:30 pm
Thursday Night Swing! with the Jenny Finn Orchestra and the 12th Avenue Hot Club. Old Time it's not, however, since we seem to be all about all things dancing I'd include this great event. The Portland Lindy Society, a non-profit that promotes swing dancing and jazz music in Portland, hosts a dance each Thursday at The Secret Society ballroom. Two live bands, two dance lessons, 5 hours of swing music and dance every Thursday Night!! No partner necessary, and you are welcome to join us and watch if you're not ready to step out quite yet! The line-up is 6pm, dance lesson with Melissa Roane, 6:30 pm live music, 8:30pm - 2nd dance lesson, 9pm - live music. 6-11:00 pm, $10.00. Extensive descriptions of these bands and this event are in the Thursday night Swing link above. At the Secret Society, 116 NE Russell St. 21+
12/27
THU
7-9pm
Last Thursday community singing with the Portland Sacred Harp. Kennedy School, 5736 NE 33rd Ave., in the Community Room, SE corner of building. Singing from The Sacred Harp
12/27
THU
7-10pm
Weekly Old Time Music Jam at the Northwest Portland Hostel in the Hostel Cafe, 1810 NW Glisan Ave. (503)417-8143. Many of you experienced the amazing jams that happened at the Hostel during the Portland Old Time Music Gathering. Let's keep it going year round! No purchase is required, but the cafe has a reputation for great food at good prices. They also have 8 local beers, 2 ciders, wine and Kombucha on tap. Street parking is free at 7pm and this part of NW has more parking available. Cafe hours are 7am to midnight. Come early and stay late!
12/27
THU
8:00 - 11:00 pm
The Horsenecks play hard hitting and heartfelt old time, bluegrass, country and original fiddle tunes and songs featuring Gabrielle Macrae and Barry Southern. At the Muddy Rudder Pub, 8105 SE 7th Ave in Sellwood. 8-10:30 pm, No cover, 21+.
12/28
FRI
5:30-7am
Cascadia Coffeehouse New and vintage folk, roots, and Americana music. Every second and fourth Friday from 5:30 AM to 7:00 AM on KBOO 90.7 FM
12/28
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
12/28
FRI
6-8pm
Pete Krebs and His Portland Playboys play Western Swing and Honky-tonk for Happy Hour at the Secret Society, 116 NE Russell St. $6 .
12/29
SAT
6-9am
Swing 'n' Country Country Swing. Every Saturday from 6:00am to 9:00am on KBOO 90.7 FM
12/29
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
12/29
SAT
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Taborgrass Bluegrass Class and Jam is held 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, but we encourage all Taborgrassers - of all skill levels - to come and jam! We have plenty of room for jams in our new location. If you're coming only to jam, we ask for a $5 donation to help cover expenses. Beginning and intermediate classes and jams meet 10:00 - 1:00. Go to Taborgrass for more information.
12/29
SAT
2-4:00 pm
Pete Krebs and His Rockin' K Ranch Hands play Western Swing and Honky-tonk every Saturday at Podnah's Pit BBQ. 1625 NE Killingsworth St., 2-4 pm, Free
12/30
SUN
2-5pm
Turn Key Easy Bluegrass Jam (formerly the 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.
12/30
SUN
4-6 pm
The Not So Secret Family Show at The Secret Society 116 NE Russell St. Featuring a rotating lineup of Portland's finest family performers for the kids & showcasing Portland's best singer/songwriters for the grown-ups. Full bar & menu available. Band TBA. $8 per walking human. Doors at 3:45.
12/30
SUN
6-8:00 pm
12/30
SUN
10-Midnight
Irish Trad Session. Anyone with an interest in traditional Irish music is welcome to join in this weekly session. At the O'Neill Public House, 6000 NE Glisan St. 10pm - Midnight.
12/31
MON
5:30-7 am
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
12/31
MON
Caleb Klauder Country Band New Year's Eve Rhinestone Bash. Caleb Klauder welcomes you to the Spare Room Lounge to celebrate and ring in the New Year with rhinestones, dancing and lots of style. At the Spare Room Lounge, 4830 NE 42nd Ave. $20 +Service fee. 9 pm.