6/19
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
6/19
TUE
7-9pm
Open Intermediate-Advanced Bluegrass Jam at McMenamins Rock Creek Tavern, 10000 NW Old Cornelius Pass Road, Hillsboro, 503-348-5374 - Free / 21+
6/19
TUE
7-10pm
Two-Step Tuesdays with Andres and the Enablers at The Secret Society. Featuring Portland's finest Two-Step and Western Swing bands every Tuesday night. Dance lesson with Susha Dore at 7pm and again at the break. Live Music and Dancing from 7:30 to 10PM. At the Secret Society, 116 NE Russell St. $8 / 21+
6/19
TUE
7:00 - 11:00 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. 7 pm, All ages / Free
6/20
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
6/20
WED
7:00 pm
Wednesday Night Zydeco Cascade Zydeco hosts a friendly, welcoming DJ dance every Wednesday featuring live music every 2nd & 4th Wednesday and a DJ'd dance 1st and 3rd Wednesdays. Start with a zydeco dance lesson (or sometimes blues or waltz) at 7:00 pm, 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+. Cascade Zydeco's partnership with Secret Society offers dancers a beautiful floor in a historic building, a full bar and restaurant, central location, and parking (after 6pm) in the Multnomah County Library Admin lot across the street. Go to their website Cascade Zydeco.com for all the details on this and more and to sign up for their newsletter.
6/20
WED
8pm
Old Barn Preservation Society plays old time music the third Wednesday of each month at Liberty Glass, 938 N Cook Street. 8 pm, 21+/Free
6/21
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
6/21
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.
6/21
THU
7:00 pm
Weekly Old Time Music Jam at the Northwest Portland Hostel in the Hostel Cafe, 1810 NW Glisan Ave, 7 pm till ? (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!
6/21
THU
7:00 PM
The 2018 Great Big Fais Do Dois a 4 day celebration of honky tonk, cajun, western swing, bluegrass, and string band music and dance. Tonight kicks off with a square dance with Foghorn Stringband followed by an acoustic Cajun dance with the Cajun Country Revival. At The Velo Cult Bike Shop, 1969 NE 42nd. All ages, 7 pm, $5 at thr door only.
6/22
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
6/22
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
6/22
FRI
6-8pm
It's Happy Hour at the The Secret Society. Pete Krebs and His Portland Playboys play Western Swing and Honky-tonk at the Secret Society, 116 NE Russell St. 6-8 pm, $6 .
6/22
FRI
9 pm
The 2018 Great Big Fais Do Do is a 4 day celebration of honky tonk, cajun, western swing, bluegrass, and string band music and dance. Tonight it's Bobby Winstead and the Long Goodbyes (country) and Jesse Lége and Joel Savoy with the Cajun Country Revival. At The Spare Room, 4830 NE 42nd, 9pm, 21+ $20 or $35.00 Friday/Saturday pass.
6/23
SAT
6-9am
Swing 'n' Country Country Swing. Every Saturday from 6:00am to 9:00am on KBOO 90.7 FM
6/23
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
6/23
SAT
6-8pm
The Great Big Fais Do Do Continues with Jesse Lege and Joel Savoy playing Cajun music from southwest Louisiana at the Secret Society, and it's Happy Hour. 116 NE Russell St. 6-8 pm, $12 at the door.
6/23
SAT
8:00 pm
Rose City Folk School House Concert featuring Ruth Ungar and Mike Merenda of the Mammals. Space will be limited. Save the date. Tickets on sale now. 5140 NE 42nd Ave. 8pm (doors at 7:30pm) Tickets: $20 in advance/$25 at the door. The Mammals are Ruth Ungar, Mike Merenda, and a cohort of compelling collaborators who form a touring quintet on the fiddle, banjo, guitar, organ, bass, and drums. This show will feature an intimate duo performance not to be missed. More at http://www.themammals.love
6/23
SAT
9:00 PM
The 2018 Great Big Fais Do Dois a 4 day celebration of honky tonk, cajun, western swing, bluegrass, and string band music and dance. Tonight it's The Waysiders Country Band and The Caleb Klauder Country Band. At The Spare Room, 4830 NE 42nd, 9pm, 21+ $20 or $35.00 Friday/Saturday pass.
6/24
SUN
6 day workshop
June 24 - 29 For the second year in a row, master luthier Jeff Menzies is bringing his banjo-building workshop to Portland! If you're not familiar with his beautiful work, check it out at Jeff Menzies website . The workshop is happening June 24 -29 in the woodshop of the Global Homestead Garage, 416 SE Oak St. The cost is $695, materials included, and at the end of the week you have your own fretless gourd or tackhead banjo to love and cherish! Please e-mail Jeff at jeffsbanjer@yahoo.com or call 876-538-4932 if you have any questions. Space is limited.
6/24
SUN
12:00 pm
The 2018 Great Big Fais Do Do continues with all day Cajun Cooking with Jesse Lége and featuring Reeb Willms and Her Sentimental Gentlemen and Joel Savoy and his Cajun Band. At Beeswing Restaurant, 4318 NE Cully Blvd. 12 pm, All ages. $5 suggested donation at the door
6/24
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.
6/24
SUN
3-6pm
4th Sunday Singing School with the Portland Sacred Harp at McMenamin's Kennedy School, 5736 NE 33rd Ave, Community Room, SE corner of building. 3-6:00 pm. You can go to their website at Portland Sacred Harp to see their full calendar.
6/24
SUN
4-6:00 pm
The Not So Secret Family Show every Sunday afternoon from 4 to 6 PM, (doors at 3:45) 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.
6/24
SUN
6-8:30pm
Dan Compton and Fran Slefer play Celtic music at the Muddy Rudder Pub, 8105 SE 7th Ave in Sellwood. 8 pm, No cover.
6/24
SUN
9:00 PM
The 2018 Great Big Fais Do Do wraps up with a live music session at the Moon and Sixpence Pub with the Fais Do Do All Stars. 2014 NE 42nd Ave., 9 pm till late. No cover. 21+
6/25
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
6/25
MON
7 - 10:30 pm
Global Folk Club presents a Summer Solstice extravaganza. In keeping with the longest days of the year we have an extended showcase of talent. There will be three fabulous acts. We will interweave our English PubSing throughout the night and culminate with a finale of boisterous songs to hale the summer. Come early for best seats. Minors ok til 8pm. 7pm Jen Forti & Friends --- Italian Song & Performance Arts. ---PubSongs---8pm Brendan Hearn & Co --- Celtic Cello ---PubSongs---9pm The Horsenecks --- TransAtlantic Old Time and Bluegrass http://www.horsenecks.net. 10pm English PubSing Finale --- Hugo and Andrea. At The White Eagle, 836 North Russell St. 7-10:30 pm. No cover.
6/26
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
6/26
TUE
7-9pm
Open Intermediate-Advanced Bluegrass Jam at McMenamins Rock Creek Tavern, 10000 NW Old Cornelius Pass Road, Hillsboro, 503-348-5374 - Free / 21+
6/26
TUE
7-10pm
Two-Step Tuesdays with Pete Krebs and the Rocking K Ranch Boys at The Secret Society. Featuring Portland's finest Two-Step and Western Swing bands every Tuesday night. Dance lesson with Susha Dore at 7pm and again at the break. Live Music and Dancing from 7:30 to 10PM. At the Secret Society, 116 NE Russell St. $8 / 21+
6/26
TUE
7 - 9:00 PM
The Horsenecks play hard hitting trans-continental old time and early Bluegrass stringband music at NW Hostel and Guesthouse Cafe, 479 NW 18th Ave., 7-9pm, pm No cover.
6/27
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
6/27
WED
7:00 - 10:00 pm
Wednesday Night Zydeco Cascade Zydeco hosts a friendly, welcoming dance every Wednesday featuring live music every 2nd & 4th Wednesday and a DJ'd dance 1st and 3rd Wednesdays. Tonight dance to live music provided by Swamp Thang. Start with a 30 minute zydeco lesson (or sometimes blues or waltz) at 7:00 pm, followed by two hours of dancing to live music. 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, 21+. Cascade Zydeco's partnership with Secret Society offers dancers a beautiful floor in a historic building, a full bar and restaurant, central location, and parking (after 6pm) in the Multnomah County Library Admin lot across the street. Go to their website Cascade Zydeco.com for all the details on this and more and to sign up for their newsletter.
6/27
WED
7:30pm
Eastside Music Club Old Time / Folk Jam Session. Learner friendly jam focused on old time, folk, and acoustic blues. Held in member's 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.
6/28
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
6/28
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.
6/28
THU
7-9pm
Last Thursday community singing with the Portland Sacred Harp. McMenamin's Kennedy School, 5736 NE 33rd Ave., in the Community Room, SE corner of building. 7-9:00 pm. Singing from The Sacred Harp. You can go to their website at Portland Sacred Harp to see their full calendar.
6/28
THU
7:00 pm
Weekly Old Time Music Jam at the Northwest Portland Hostel in the Hostel Cafe, 1810 NW Glisan Ave, 7 pm till ? (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!
6/28
THU
8-11:00pm
The Horsenecks, hard hitting trans-continental old time and early Bluegrass stringband music and a veteran sqare dance band, play at the Muddy Rudder Pub, 8105 SE 7th Ave in Sellwood. 8-11pm, No cover.
6/29
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
6/29
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
6/29
FRI
8:00 - 11:00 pm
Lauren Sheehan at The Muddy Rudder Pub, 8105 SE 7th Ave in Sellwood. 8-11 pm, No cover.
6/30
SAT
6-9am
Swing 'n' Country Country Swing. Every Saturday from 6:00am to 9:00am on KBOO 90.7 FM
6/30
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
7/8
SUN
6 day camp
Wallowa Fiddle Tunes Camp 2018 Welcome to the 14th year of Wallowa Fiddle Tunes Camp. Expect to be challenged musically, make new friends, and experience new learning opportunities. Dates: July 8-13, 2018. Lisa Ornstein, and Maggie and Patrick Lind are among the instructors.
7/26
THU
Four day festival
NorthWest Autoharp Gathering July 26 - 29, 2018 Ananda Center, Gaston, Oregon Furnished dormitory rooms, tent & RV camping, meals included. Sponsored by Portland Folk Music Society. For information, registration and music samples, see www.nwautoharp.org or call 503-312-1186. Concerts, workshops, jamming, open stages, and an outstanding lineup of award-winning autoharpists: Will Smith (Autoharp Hall of Fame), Kathy Weiland (Singer/ Songwriter), Heidi and John Cerrigione (MLAG Champion), and Hal Weeks (Master Instructor). Deadline for discounted Earybird registration is April 29.