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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 15

Wednesday Jan. 15, 2020 – Square Dance– At the Village Ballroom – 700 NE Dekum – 7:00 – 10:00 pm $5.00 at the door or free with POTMG All Inclusive Ticket. All ages
7 – 8:00 pm – Rats Gone to Rest – Julay Brooks, Joel Brown, Maxx Katz and Devin Forest-Hines. Caller: Amy Hofer
8 – 9:00 pm – Double File – Sophie Enloe, Maggie Lind, Patrick Lind and Isaac Enloe. Caller: Jane Palmieri
9 – 10:00 pm – Uncle Wiggily – Dave Mount, Maggie Lind, Patrick Lind, Amy Hofer, Martha Thompson. Caller: Ned Leger

Jam at the Moon and Sixpence Pub 7:00 – 10:00 21+ Free. Hosts: Lori Prime and Ken Torke.

Jam Session with designated hosts at the Hostel Cafe, 1810 NW 18th Ave.  1:00 – 5:00 and   8 pm ’til the wee hours. All Ages.  Wednesday hosts: 1-5 pm:  Joe Moore;  8pm – late Melissa Takush


THURSDAY, JANUARY 16

Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020 Cajun/Honky Tonk Night – The Spare Room, 4830 NE 42nd Ave. 7:30 – Midnight. $5.00 at the door or free with POTMG All Inclusive Ticket. 21+
7:30 – 8:30 pm – Coosh-Coosh Cajun Band – Tia Regan – accordion & vocals; Ruth Mabel Boytz – bass; Lefty Head – fiddle; Ned Leager – triangle; Dennis Poklikuha – drums and Jinny Macrae, guitar & vocals.
9:00 – 10:00 – The Waysiders – Gabrielle Macrae – guitar, fiddle, vocals; Joanna Macrae – vocals, Barry Southern – lead guitar; Jamie Herrmann – bass and Don Lawry – drums.
10:30 – 11:30 – Bobby Winstead and The Long Goodbyes – Bobby Winstead – guitar & vocals; Jack Dwyer – lead guitar and mandolin; Ellie Hakanson on fiddle and harmony vocals, Kevin Major on drums and Gordon Keepers on bass.

Jam Session with designated hosts at the Hostel Cafe, 1810 NW 18th Ave.  1:00 – 5:00 and 8 pm ’til the wee hours.  All Ages.  Thursday hosts:   1 – 5 pm: Thursday – Roger Applegate; 8pm – late: Canote Brothers


FRIDAY, JANUARY 17

The Tiffany Center – 1410 SW Morrison St. – Doors open at 5:00 pm
Jamming throughout the building and bar area – Free
Doors and bar open at 5:00 PM

BAR MUSIC:
In the 2nd Floor Crystal Room West – Free!
Bar Band: 5:30 – 6:30 pm: Old Barn Preservation Society – Dan Leif, Jessica Martini, Seth Wiggins, Dennis, Chris Mikes.

Concert: 4th Floor Emerald Room – Wristband required.
Open seating starting at 6:30 in the 4th Floor Emerald Room
7:00 – 7:40 pm – Cliff Perry and Laurel Bliss
7:50 – 8:30 – Steam Machine – Nokosee Fields, AJ Srubas, Aaron Tacke, Rina Rossii.
8:30 – 8:45 – Intermission/Bubba Award
9:00 – 9:45 pm – Bruce Molsky, Artist in Residence

4th Floor Emerald Room 10:00 – 11:00 pm – Wristband required. 
– starting right after the concerts
Band: Flat Rock String Band – Linnea Spitzer, Eric Bagdonus, Brooks Masten, Robin Wilcox. Caller: Steph Noll

Jam at Hostel Cafe with designated hosts, 1810 NW 18th Ave. 1:00 – 5:00 and 10 pm ’til the wee hours.  All Ages.  Friday hosts:  1 – 5 pm:  Mark Tomsula & Barbara Rosner; 10pm – late: Scott Killops


SATURDAY, JANUARY 18

ALL DAY AND EVENING EVENTS –  The Tiffany Center– 1410 SW Morrison St.  Doors open 11:30
ALL EVENING EVENTS: POTMG wristband required. Jamming throughout the building and bar area – Free.
Afternoon activities include: 
2nd Floor Crystal Room East –  Family Events – Free 
12:00 – 2:00 pm – In the 2nd Floor Foyer – Instrument Petting Zoo – Hosts – Sarah Ells Fish and Dan Fish
12:00 – 12:50 – Kids/family jam, Host Kate O’Brien
1:00 – 1:50 – Kids’ Open Mic – sign up 12:45 – 1:00 with host Olivia Horgan.
2:00 – 2:45 – Kids’ show – Red Yarn
3:00 – 3:50 – Family square dance – Band, The Yups — Steph Noll, Kate Sheie, Bronwyn Doyle. Caller: Kelsey Nelsen
4:00 – 4:50 – Flatfooting Workshop – Evie Ladin
5:00 – 6:00 pm – Crankies by Kelsey Nelsen, Alex MacCleod, Yodelady (Emily Teachout, Monica Peabody, and Jen Witherspoon) and Erin Elliott.

Evening Concerts – 2nd Floor Crystal Room East – Wristband required. 
6:30 – 7:10 – Tatiana Hargreaves and Sonya Badigian
7:20 – 8:00 – Sassafras Sisters – Ellie Davis, Annie Davis, Ruby Neatherlin
8:00 – Raffle Drawing
8:10 – 8:50 – The Horsenecks – Gabrielle Macrae and Barry Southern
9:00 – 9:40 – Caleb Klauder and Reeb Willms

3rd floor Conference Room: Free
12:00 – 1:50 – Portland Sacred Harp Shape Note Singers – facilitated by Ana Tigue, Marie Brandauer
2:00 – 3:30 – By-Ear Harmony Vocal Workshop – Leela Grace
3:45 – 4:50 – Song session – Sunfish Duo – Dan Fish and Sarah Ells Fish. Instruments welcome, Song sheets provided
5:00 – 6:00 – Teen Jam – Host: Sassafras Sisters – Ellie Davis, Annie Davis, Ruby Neatherlin
This room is available for open jamming after 6 PM

4th floor Emerald Room – Workshops — Wristband Required
12:00 – 12:50 pm – Banjo workshop – Evie Ladin
1:00 – 1:50 pm – Guitar workshop – Bobby Winstead
2:00 – 2:50 pm – Fiddle workshop – Bruce Molsky – Artist in Residence
3:00 – 3:50 – Mandolin workshop – Devin Champlin

Free admittance 4:00 – 6:00 pm
4:00 – 4:50 – Square Dance Calling workshop – Charmaine Slavin
5:00 – 6:00 – Slow Jam – Hosts – Portland String band class

SATURDAY NIGHT SQUARE DANCES – 4th Floor Emerald Room  
Dances with rotating bands and callers featuring some of the hottest old time musicians and callers around! No experience necessary.
Square Dances:
7:00 – 8:00 pm – Band: Stickpile – Marian Macrae Herrmann, Jamie Herrmann, Ruth Mabel Boytz. Caller: Maggie Lind
8:00 – 9:00 pm – The Tallboys – Charmaine Slavin, Charlie Beck, John Hurd, Joe Fulton. Caller: Marta King
9:00 – 10:00 pm – Band: KC & the MooNshine SipSters – Karen Celia Heil, Thomas Angell, Katy Hill Harris, Peter Linden. Caller: Caroline Oakley
10:00 – 11:00 pm – Sami Braman and Friends.  Sami Braman, Aaron Tacke, Sonya Badigian, Nokosee Fields, and Patrick Lind. Caller: Tony Mates

Jam Session with designated hosts at the Hostel Cafe, 1810 NW 18th Ave. 1:00 – 5:00 and 10 pm ’til the wee hours.  All Ages.  Saturday hosts:  1 – 5 pm:  Kate O’Brien; 10pm – late: Judy Lungren


SUNDAY, JANUARY 19

Sunday Cabaret – Mississippi Pizza Pub – 1:00 – 4:00 pm – Free – all ages
Host: Brooks Masten
Sign up for the Cabaret on Saturday at the Portland Old Time Gathering Merch table in the 2nd Floor Crystal Room West.

Jam Session with designated hosts at the Hostel Cafe, 1810 NW 18th Ave. All Ages 1:00 – 5:00 pm.  Sunday host: Adam Gulliford.

Jamming at Psychic Bar (Next door to Mississippi Pizza) in the heated patio.  2:00 – 5:00 pm.  3660 North Mississippi Ave.

Related but not official Gathering Events on Sunday

Portland Squares Sunday Square Dance – at the Village Ballroom – 700 NE Dekum – Separate admission – Not a POTMG event – $7-$15 at the door only. 7 – 10:00 pm. All ages.  Kids free.
Bands: Cully Cutups; Steam Machine. Calling by Caroline Oakley and  Rina Rossi.

The Moon and Sixpence Pub – music provided by members of Foghorn Stringband and Friends. 9 pm till late. Free, 21+


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