Folk Calendar

See also: PFS Concerts and PFS Events

Email event items to the calendar editor. Deadline for the newsletter calendar is always the 8th day of each "even" month (February, April, June, August, October, December).

This list is not comprehensive and may not be completely accurate.
Call venues or visit their websites to be sure before you travel to an event.
See list of venues and gathering places.

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(see also CAMPS/FESTIVALS and Recurring events below)
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CONCERTS/PERFORMANCES/WORKSHOPS

Concerts and Performances

Jun 17 (Sun) — Shanghaied on the Willamette and The Whateverly Brothers, 7-9 pm, songs plundered from land and sea, Artichoke Music *, NOTE NEW LOCATION: 2007 SE Powell, $15. Advance tickets from www.brownpapertickets.com. Info: www.artichokemusic.org.

Jun 17 (Sun) — Julie McCarl and Bodacious, 7-9 pm, groovy roots gumbo, Edgefield Winery *, free, 21+. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

Jun 17 (Sun) — Chris Baron, 9 pm, a creative blend of sky-high melodies and powerhouse acoustic energy, White Eagle Saloon *, $8, 21+. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

Jun 17 (Sun) — The Bluegrass Special presents Nu Blu, 7:30-10 pm, bluegrass and Americana, presented by the Oregon Bluegrass Association (OBA), Alberta Street Pub *, $20 general/$18 OBA members. Info: 503-358-0658 or calendar(at)oregonbluegrass.org.

Jun 20 (Wed) — Tow'rs, 7 pm, a deep love for music and storytelling, Edgefield Little Red Shed *, free, all ages. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

Jun 20 (Wed) — Terry Robb, 7 pm, acoustic guitar master, Jo Bar and Rotisserie, 715 NW 23rd Avenue. Info: www.terryrobb.com.

Jun 21 (Thu) — Tow'rs, 7 pm, a deep love for music and storytelling, Kennedy School * Gymnasium, free, all ages. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

Jun 21 (Thu) — Trashcan Sinatras, 8 pm (doors open at 7), alternative Scottish band, Alberta Rose Theatre *, $24 advance/$28 door. Minors OK when accompanied by a parent or guardian. Tickets online through www.albertarosetheatre.com.

Jun 21 (Thu) — Danielle Nicole, 8 pm, branching out from the blues, White Eagle Saloon *, $10 advance/$12 day of show, 21+. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

Jun 22 (Fri) — Floating Pointe, 4 pm, sweet melodies and layers of sound, free, all ages; The Hillwilliams with Gabe Schliffer and Sugar Pine String Band, 9 pm, high energy mix, $8, 21+, White Eagle Saloon *, Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

Jun 22 (Fri) — Eilen Jewell, 8 pm (doors open at 7), America's Queen of the Minor Key, Alberta Rose Theatre *, $20 advance/$24 door. Minors OK when accompanied by a parent or guardian. Tickets online through www.albertarosetheatre.com.

Jun 22 (Fri) — Portland Classic Guitar Series: Roberto Fabbri and Daughters, 8 pm, fine performer, composer, teacher, and writer, St. Anne's Chapel, Marylhurst University, 17600 Pacific Highway, Marylhurst. Info and tickets: 503-654-0082 or www.portlandclassicguitar.com.

Jun 23 (Sat) — Occidental Gypsy , Gypsy swing music outdoors at a Beaverton House Concert. Potluck 6:00 PM Concert 7:00 PM. An exhilarating blend of gypsy swing, jazz and world music.Voluntary donation $15-20 or as you can. RSVP to reserve a space. Hart House. Kim McLaughlin 18700 SW Hart Road, Beaverton 97007 minerva(at)europa.com

Jun 23 (Sat) — Indigo Girls, 7 pm (doors open at 5), award-winning folk rock duo, The Oregon Zoo Amphitheater, 4001 SW Canyon Road, Washington Park. Price $35-95. Info: www.zooconcerts.com.

Jun 23 (Sat) — Rise Up (The Hamilton Tribute Band), 8 pm (doors open at 7), a vocal performance of the music of Hamilton (not a theatrical performance of the musical), Alberta Rose Theatre *, $15 advance/$18 door. Minors OK when accompanied by a parent or guardian. Tickets online through www.albertarosetheatre.com.

Jun 23 (Sat) — The Strange Tones, 8 pm, enter the world of crime-a-billy music, Alberta Street Pub *. For more info: www.strangetones.com.

Jun 24 (Sun) — Portland Revels Summer Solstice in Scotland Pub Sing, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM, Welcome the summer with traditional Scottish tunes and some wonderful favorite seasonal songs. Enjoy food, drink and revelry! $10 ~ Adult / $7 ~ Under 18 British Overseas Restaurant Corporation 4120 N. Williams, Portland OR Tickets at portlandrevels.org or at the door.

Jun 24 (Sun) — Joel Swenson, 4 pm, introspective songwriter and cancer survivor, free, all ages; Luke Winslow-King, 7 pm, Mississippi delta blues, folk, traditional jazz, and roots rock, $10 advance/$12 day of show, 21+. White Eagle Saloon *, Info: www.mcmenamins.com

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Jun 26 (Tue) — James Clem, 10 am-12:30 pm, acoustic blues and Americana, Lloyd Farmers Market, 820 NE Holladay, free, all ages. Info: www.jamesclem.com.

Jun 26 (Tue) — The Horsenecks, 9 pm, hard-hitting and heartfelt old-time and classic bluegrass, The Moon and Sixpence, 2014 NE 42nd Ave, free. Info: www.oregonbluegrass.org.

Jun 27 (Wed) — Ukalaliens Workshop, 7-8 pm, led by Kate Power & Steve Einhorn, loaner ukes to share or bring your own, Tigard Public Library, 13500 SW Hall Blvd., Tigard, free, Info: 503-718-2650.

Jun 28 (Thu) — The Strange Tones, 7 pm, enter the world of crime-a-billy music, Kennedy School *. For more info: www.strangetones.com.

Jun 29 (Fri) — Trampled by Turtles with special guest Deer Tick, 7 pm (doors open at 5), bluegrass/folk rock band, The Oregon Zoo Amphitheater, 4001 SW Canyon Road, Washington Park. Price $30-90. Info: www.zooconcerts.com.

Jun 30 (Sat) — Belle And Sebastian, 7 pm (doors open at 5), leaving an imprint that no one forgets, The Oregon Zoo Amphitheater, 4001 SW Canyon Road, Washington Park. Price $35-95. Info: www.zooconcerts.com.

Jun 30 (Sat) — Shawn Colvin, 8 pm (doors open at 7), a songwriter of singular and enduring talent, Aladdin Theater, 3017 SE Milwaukee, $41-$121, all ages. Info: 503-234-9694 ext. 2 or www.aladdin-theater.com.

Jul 1 (Sun) — Carl Solomon, 11:30 am-1:30 pm, real stories about the comings and goings of peoples' lives, Portland Saturday Market (under the Burnside Bridge), 2 SW Naito Pkwy., no cover/donations, all ages. Info: www.carlsolomonmusic.com.

Jul 1 (Sun) — The Bandulus, 2 pm (doors open at 1:30), ska, reggae, soul, Alberta Street Pub *, free, all ages. More info: www.albertastreetpub.com.

Jul 1 (Sun) — Orange County Women's Chorus with special guest In Mulieribus, 3 pm (doors open at 2:30), clebrating women in music, The Old Church Concert Hall, 1422 SW 11th, free will offering at the door benefits the programs for refugees and their families of Lutheran County Services Northwest (LCSNW). Info: www.theoldchurch.org.

Jul 1 (Sun) — Danny Barnes, 7-9 pm, innovative banjo player, Artichoke Music *, NOTE NEW LOCATION: 2007 SE Powell, $15. Advance tickets from www.brownpapertickets.com. Info: www.artichokemusic.org.

Jul 1 (Sun) — Pete Krebs, 7-9 pm, his interests span multiple genres, including punk rock, gypsy jazz, and traditional country, Edgefield Winery *, free, 21+. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

Jul 2 (Mon) —The Matthew Lindley and Rich West Blatt Radio Hour, 6 pm (doors open at 5:30), roots rock, Alberta Street Pub *, free, all ages until 8:30 pm. More info: www.albertastreetpub.com.

Jul 3 {Tue) — Vance Joy with Mondo Cozmo, 6:30 pm (doors open at 5), Australian singer-songwriter, Edgefield Amphitheater *, $43 advance/$45 day of show, all ages. For info and tickets: www.edgefieldconcerts.com.

Jul 3 {Tue) — Spud and the Snake Skinners, 7-9 pm, fun and traditional Irish music, Edgefield Winery *, free, 21+. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

Jul 3 {Tue) — The Moaning Lorries + Lower Pine, 8 pm, guitar-based American music in the tradition of Wilco, White Eagle Saloon *, free, 21+. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

Jul 4 {Wed) — Eric John Kaiser, 7-9 pm, Parisian Americana from Portland's French troubadour, Edgefield Winery *, free, 21+. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

Jul 5 (Thu) — McDougall & Friends, 6 pm (doors open at 5:30), fact, fiction, and a little in between, Alberta Street Pub *, free, all ages; The Rad Trads, Jaycob Van Auken, 9 pm (doors open at 8:30), blending rock, blues, folk, and country, Alberta Street Pub *, $10 advance, $12 door, 21+. More info: www.albertastreetpub.com.

Jul 5 (Thu) — Swingali, 7-9 pm, acoustic swing and gypsy jazz standards, with a few unique twists, Edgefield Winery *, free, 21+. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

Jul 5 (Thu) — Folkslinger + David Pollack, 8 pm, moody Americana for those heartbroken or in love, White Eagle Saloon *, free, 21+. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

Jul 5 (Thu) — Sam Hill Trio - Doug Sammons (guitar, vocals), Jeff Smith (mandolin, vocals), Peter Schwimmer (banjo, vocals), 8-10:30 pm, bluegrass, Muddy Rudder Public House *, no cover, 21+. Info: muddyrudderpdx.com.

Jul 5 (Thu) — Horace Trahan & the Ossun Express, 8-11 pm (dance lesson at 7:30), spectacular cajun and zydeco, Eastside Bar & Grill, 2530 NE 82nd Ave., For more Info: www.cascadezydeco.com.

Jul 6 (Fri) — Hollowdog, 4 pm, rock, roots, soul, reggae and blues, re-worked into a modern groove, White Eagle Saloon *, free, all ages. Info: www.mcmenamins.com

Jul 6 (Fri) — Elke Robitaille Video Release Party, 6 pm (doors open at 5:30), from haunting folk ballads to foot-stomping country-roots, Alberta Street Pub *, free, all ages. More info: www.albertastreetpub.com.

Jul 6 (Fri) — The Barn Door Slammers, 6 pm, a sometimes wild ride through yesteryear, Secret Society *, $6, all ages, 16 and under free. For more Info: www.secretsociety.net.

Jul 6 (Fri) — The Brothers Jam + Jawbone Flats, 7-9 pm, rootsy rock and deep rhythmic grooves, White Eagle Saloon *, $8, 21+. For more info: www.mcmenamins.com.

Jul 6 (Fri) — Turtle's Guitar Mafia, 7-9 pm, some of Portland's premier guitarists, Edgefield Winery *, free, 21+. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

Jul 6 (Fri) — Stumptown Swing, 8-11 pm, hot, cool, and sultry classics that take you back to 1920s Paris, Muddy Rudder Public House *, no cover, 21+. Info: muddyrudderpdx.com.

Jul 6 (Fri) — Karen Lovely, 9 pm, powerhouse vocalist, Catfish Lou's, 2460 NW 24th Ave. Info: www.catfishlous.com.

Jul 6 (Fri) — Grafton Street, 9 pm- 1 am, high energy band featuring fiddle, guitar, bass, and bodhran, Kells Irish Pub *. Info: www.kellsportland.com.(This concert repeats on Sat Jul 7).

Jul 6 (Fri) — Smut City Jellyroll Society, 9:30-11:30 pm, blues and early jazz, 21+, The O'Neill Public House (formerly Biddy McGraw's) *. Info: theoneillpub.com. (For Lynn Conover & friends, please see the Day by Day calendar.)

Jul 7 (Sat) — Edgefield's 107th Birthday Celebration, all day, live music starts at noon, history tours and exhibits. Artists include:

Loading Dock (all ages):

noon-1 pm - Maurice & The Stiff Sisters

1:30-3 pm - Strange Hotels

3:30-5 pm - Corner

McMenamins Edgefield *, free music. Info: www.mcmenamins.com

Jul 7 (Sat) — Jon Ostrom Band, 3 pm (doors open at 2:30), improvisational landscapes and highly danceable rhythms, Alberta Street Pub *, free, all ages; The Goods, 6 pm (doors open at 5:30, acoustic guitar, mandolin, and stunning three-part harmonies, free, all ages; Grupo Masato, 9 pm (doors open at 8:30), Andean flute music, chicha, cumbia, Alberta Street Pub *, $10, 21+. More info: www.albertastreetpub.com.

Jul 7 (Sat) — Stumptown Jug Thumpers, 6-8 pm, old-time jug band music, free, all ages; New Dew, 9:30 pm-1 am, an innovate blend of R&B, funk, and jazz, 21+, The O'Neill Public House (formerly Biddy McGraw's) *. Info: theoneillpub.com.

Jul 7 (Sat) — The Columbians, 7-9 pm, acoustic bluegrass and American electric, Edgefield Winery *, free, 21+. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

Jul 7 (Sat) — Nancy McCann, 7-10 pm, oldies you can dance to, The Horse Radish, 211 W Main Street, Carlton. Info: 503-852-6656 or www.thehorseradish.com.

Jul 7 (Sat) — Steve Itterly, 8-11 pm, country blues, Muddy Rudder Public House *, no cover, 21+. Info: muddyrudderpdx.com.

Jul 7 (Sat) — Garcia Birthday Band, 9:30 pm, not your average tribute band, but something fresh and original, White Eagle Saloon *, $12, 21+. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

Jul 8 (Sun) — The Hillwilliams, 4 pm (doors open at 5:30), traditional bluegrass, Alberta Street Pub *, free, all ages until 9 pm. More info: www.albertastreetpub.com.

Jul 8 (Sun) — Chubby Carrier & the Bayou Swamp Band, 5-8 pm, potluck house party, 712 NE 152nd Ave., Vancouver WA. For more Info: www.cascadezydeco.com.

Jul 8 (Sun) — Anita Lee Elliott, 7-9 pm, inspired lead guitarist with a knack for lovely vocal harmonies, Edgefield Winery *, free, 21+. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

Jul 9 (Mon) — Stumptown Soul and R&B Revue w/Adebisi, 9 pm (doors open at 8:30), the healing sounds of neo-soul music, Alberta Street Pub *, $5, 21+. More info: www.albertastreetpub.com.

Jul 10 (Tue) — Na Rósaí, 7-9 pm, fast-paced traditional Celtic music, Edgefield Winery *, free, all ages. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

Jul 10 (Tue) — Hun Huur Tu, 8 pm (doors open at 7), traditional Tuvan throat singing, Alberta Rose Theatre *, $25 advance/$30 door. Minors OK when accompanied by a parent or guardian. Tickets online through www.albertarosetheatre.com.

Jul 10 {Tue) — Gayle Ritt + Austin Randle + Leah Burgess, 8 pm, love at first note, White Eagle Saloon *, free, 21+. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

Jul 11 (Wed) — Celtic Community Night featuring Bronnie Griffin Band, 7-9 pm, contemporary fiddler steeped in the rich Irish tradition, Artichoke Music *, NOTE NEW LOCATION: 2007 SE Powell, sliding scale $5-15, or pay what you can. Advance tickets from www.brownpapertickets.com. Info: www.artichokemusic.org.

Jul 11 (Wed) — Sonny Hess, 7-9:30 pm, NW blues legend, known for her guitar, Edgefield Winery *, free, 21+. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

Jul 11 (Wed) — James McMurtry, 8 pm (doors open at 7), celebrated tunesmith and protest singer, Revolution Hall, 1300 SE Stark #110, $25, 21+. Info: www.revolutionhall.com.

Jul 12 (Thu) — The Hackles (Luke Ydstie and Kati Claborn), 6 pm (doors open at 5:30), their singing is honest and the harmonies plentiful, Alberta Street Pub *, free, all ages until 9 pm. More info: www.albertastreetpub.com.

Jul 12 (Thu) — The Brothers Jam, 7-9 pm, rootsy rock and deep rhythmic grooves, Kennedy School * Gymnasium. For more info: www.mcmenamins.com.

Jul 12 (Thu) — Ma Fondue, 7-9:30 pm, a diverse palette of danceable grooves creatively fusing R&B, soul, funk, blues, and Americana, Edgefield Little Red Shed *, free, all ages. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

Jul 12 (Thu) — Isle of Klezbos with special guests The Portland Klezmer All-Stars, 8 pm (doors open at 7), all-woman klezmer sextet, Alberta Rose Theatre *, $18 advance/$22 door/$12 seniors 65+ and kids 12 & under. Minors OK when accompanied by a parent or guardian. Tickets online through www.albertarosetheatre.com.

Jul 12 (Thu) — The Pearls + David Rosales + The Community Center, 8 pm, country rock, Americana, and western swing, White Eagle Saloon *, $7 advance/$10 day of show, 21+. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

Jul 12 (Thu) — Abbey Roadster, 8-11 pm, Beatles tribute band, Billy Blues Bar & Grill, 7115 NE Hazel Dell Avenue, Vancouver WA, no cover. Info: www.billybluesbarandgrill.com.

Jul 12 (Thu) — Dig Deep, 8:30-11:30 pm, post-modern Americana, The O'Neill Public House (formerly Biddy McGraw’s) *. Info: theoneillpub.com.

Jul 13 (Fri) — Hayley Lynn, 5:45 pm (doors open at 5:30), playful banter and sharp wit, Alberta Street Pub *, free, all ages until 9 pm. More info: www.albertastreetpub.com.

Jul 13 (Fri) — Tin Silver, 6-8 pm, a deep understanding of roots music, The O'Neill Public House (formerly Biddy McGraw's) *, free, all ages. Info: theoneillpub.com.

Jul 13 {Fri) — Sylvan Esso with Phoebe Bridgers, 7 pm (doors open at 5:30), suffering and love, darkness and deliverance, Edgefield Amphitheater *, $38.50 advance/$40 day of show, all ages. For info and tickets: www.edgefieldconcerts.com.

Jul 13 (Fri) — The Resolectrics, 7-9 pm, classic R&B, ragged and yet heart-felt, Edgefield Winery *, free, 21+. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

Jul 13 (Fri) — Responsible Punks, 7-10 pm, funky punk and rock, The Horse Radish, 211 W Main Street, Carlton. Info: 503-852-6656 or www.thehorseradish.com.

Jul 13 (Fri) — Arlo Guthrie - The Re: Generation Tour, 8 pm (doors open at 7), Arlo's children Abe and Sarah join their dad to present music of the Guthrie Generations, Aladdin Theater, 3017 SE Milwaukee, $49.50 advance/$52 day of show, all ages. Info: 503-234-9694 ext. 2 or www.aladdin-theater.com.

Jul 13 (Fri) — Lisa Mann Power Trio, 8 pm, blues guitar and bass, Vinyl Tap, 2099 SE Oak Grove, Milwaukie. Info: www.lisamannmusic.com.

Jul 13 (Fri) — Matthew Lindley + Stars of Cascadia + Purusa, 9 pm, blues, Americana, rockabilly and southern soul, White Eagle Saloon *, $8, 21+. Info: www.mcmenamins.com. (For Jacob Westfall, please see the Day by Day calendar.)

Jul 13 (Fri) — Sister Mercy's Monthly Musical Moments, 9 pm, original Portland rhythm & blues, Catfish Lou's, 2460 NW 24th Ave. Info: www.catfishlous.com.

Jul 13 (Fri) — Norman Sylvester, 9 pm-midnight, the original boogie cat, Billy Blues Bar & Grill, 7115 NE Hazel Dell Avenue, Vancouver WA, no cover. Info: www.billybluesbarandgrill.com.

Jul 14 (Sat) — Left Coast Country, 2 pm (doors open at 1:30), high-energy, hard-driving modern bluegrass, Alberta Street Pub *, free, all ages; Julie & The WayVes, 5 pm (doors open at 4:30), progressive bluegrass, Alberta Street Pub *, free, all ages until 9 pm. More info: www.albertastreetpub.com.

Jul 14 (Sat) — Ronnie Carrier, 4 pm, lyrical, raw, and unfiltered, free, all ages; Paul Mauer and the Silence + Mary Lydia Ryan + Feral As Folk, 9 pm, acoustic indie rock touched with folk, White Eagle Saloon *, $8, 21+. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

Jul 14 (Sat) — Norman Sylvester featuring Sarah Billings, 5:30-6:15 pm, the original boogie cat, Mississippi Street Fair, N Mississippi between Fremont & Skidmore, free, all ages. Info: normansylvester.com.

Jul 14 (Sat) — Jenny Finn Orchestra, 6 pm, vintage swing jazz, $6, all ages, 16 and under free; Midnight Serenaders, 9 pm, high-energy retro-swing sextet, Secret Society *, $10, 21+. Info: www.secretsociety.net.

Jul 14 (Sat) — Béla Fleck & The Flecktones + David Grisman Trio + Jerry Douglas Band, 6:30 pm (doors open at 5), legendary roots musicians, The Oregon Zoo Amphitheater, 4001 SW Canyon Road, Washington Park, $39.50-99.50, all ages. Info: www.zooconcerts.com.

Jul 14 (Sat) — A Wiley Trio & Night Folk, 7-9 pm, an evening of great new music as well as some old favorites from both bands, Artichoke Music *, NOTE NEW LOCATION: 2007 SE Powell, $15. Advance tickets from www.brownpapertickets.com. Info: www.artichokemusic.org.

Jul 14 (Sat) — John Bunzow, 7-9 pm, mixing the rootsy with the revolutionary, Edgefield Winery *, free, 21+. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

Jul 14 (Sat) — Veins to Wires, 7-10 pm, electronica, funk, rock, and reggae, The Horse Radish, 211 W Main Street, Carlton. Info: 503-852-6656 or www.thehorseradish.com.

Jul 14 (Sat) — Lisa Mann Power Trio, 8 pm, blues guitar and bass, Blue Diamond, 2016 NE Sandy Blvd. Info: www.lisamannmusic.com.

Jul 14 (Sat) — Reverb Brothers, 8-11 pm, a kind of swamp rock that encompasses blues/Americana/country, Muddy Rudder Public House *, no cover, 21+. Info: muddyrudderpdx.com.

Jul 14 (Sat) — The Ramblin' Kind, 9:30 pm-1 am, upbeat bluegrass, 21+, The O'Neill Public House (formerly Biddy McGraw's) *. Info: theoneillpub.com. (For Redray Frazier and Ezra Holbrook, please see the Day by Day calendar.)

Jul 15 (Sun) — Swamp Thang, 2 pm (doors open at 1:30), zydeco, soul, and rock, Alberta Street Pub *, free, all ages; Andrea's Sunday Country Showcase, 5-7 pm (doors open at 4:30), special guests every show, Alberta Street Pub *, free, all ages. More info: www.albertastreetpub.com.

Jul 15 (Sun) — Cow Paddy Stompers, 4 pm, original music that sounds timeless and new takes on old gems, White Eagle Saloon *, free, all ages. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

Jul 15 (Sun) — Melissa Etheridge - The Rock Show, 7 pm (doors open at 5), great feminist rocker, The Oregon Zoo Amphitheater, 4001 SW Canyon Road, Washington Park, $39.50-99.50, all ages. Info: www.zooconcerts.com.

Jul 15 (Sun) — Anne Weiss with Julio Appling on bass, 7-9 pm, enormous bluesy voice, great guitar chops, and striking stage presence, Artichoke Music *, NOTE NEW LOCATION: 2007 SE Powell, $15. Advance tickets from www.brownpapertickets.com. Info: www.artichokemusic.org.

Jul 15 (Sun) — Billy D, 7-9 pm, blues, rock, nuances of country, Edgefield Winery *, free, 21+. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

Jul 16 (Mon) — Shelley Rudolph: Soul Shine!, 6 pm (doors open at 5:30), a sultry tumble of rise up singing incantations, reverential ballads, and sensual spirituals, Alberta Street Pub *, free, all ages; Hive Mind Mondays, 9 pm (doors open at 8:30), hip-hop, Alberta Street Pub *, free, 21+. More info: www.albertastreetpub.com.

Jul 17 {Tue) — Cary Novotny, 7-9 pm, Irish music, Edgefield Little Red Shed *, free, all ages. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

Jul 17 {Tue) — Wes Youssi And The County Champs + James Sasser + Zach Bryson, 8 pm, country roots, White Eagle Saloon *, free, 21+. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

Jul 18 {Wed) — Jessa Campbell's ROCK'INN Kids, 4 pm, a piano-driven sound with inventive, honest lyrics, White Eagle Saloon *, free, all ages. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

Jul 18 {Wed) — Aw'Mercy!, 6 pm (doors open at 5:30), if you can't get enough of that sweet Stax sound, Alberta Street Pub *, free, all ages; Rock & Soul Dance Party with Mitch & The Melody Makers, 9 pm (doors open at 8:30), oldies cover band, Alberta Street Pub *, free, 21+. More info: www.albertastreetpub.com.

Jul 18 (Wed) — Henry Hill Kammerer, 7-9 pm, hangovers, credit card debt, and Hank Williams, Edgefield Winery *, free, 21+. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

Jul 18 (Wed) — Lisa Mann, Jason Thomas, and Dave Melyan, 8 pm, blues guitar and bass, Billy Blues Bar & Grill, 7115 NE Hazel Dell Avenue, Vancouver WA, no cover. Info: www.billybluesbarandgrill.com.

Jul 19 (Thu) — The James Low Irregulars, 6 pm (doors open at 5:30), lyrics that are rich with detail and poignancy, Alberta Street Pub *, free, all ages until 9 pm. More info: www.albertastreetpub.com.

Jul 19 (Thu) — Bastard Sons of Johnny Cash, 7-9:30 pm, pure Americana, heart and soul, Edgefield Little Red Shed *, free, all ages. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

Jul 19 (Thu) — Caleb Caudle, 7-10 pm, the musical equivalent of high-proof bourbon, Kennedy School * Gymnasium. For more info: www.mcmenamins.com.

Jul 19 (Thu) — Riders In The Sky, 8 pm (doors open at 7), 40th anniversary tour of this great Westrn music and comedy band, Aladdin Theater, 3017 SE Milwaukee, $30 advance/$35 day of show, all ages. Info: 503-234-9694 ext. 2 or www.aladdin-theater.com.

Jul 19 (Thu) — Common Hours + Bo Baskoro, 8 pm, local singer-songwriters, White Eagle Saloon *, $8, 21+. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

Jul 20 (Fri) — Curley Taylor & Zydeco Trouble, 6 pm, bluesy, soulful vocals and hard-driving zydeco beat, Secret Society *, $15, 21+. For more Info: www.cascadezydeco.com.

Jul 20 (Fri) — Camp Crush, 6 pm (doors open at 5:30), new wave rock, Alberta Street Pub *, free, all ages; Redray Frazier + Wallace, 9 pm (doors open at 8:30), soulful mix of rock, soul, and blues, Alberta Street Pub *, $10, 21+. More info: www.albertastreetpub.com.

Jul 20 (Fri) — The Old Yellers, 7-9 pm, Americana, rock & roll, alt-country, and folk, Edgefield Winery *, free, 21+. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

Jul 20 (Fri) — Beth Willis, 7-10 pm, blues, rock, anything you request!, The Horse Radish, 211 W Main Street, Carlton. Info: 503-852-6656 or www.thehorseradish.com.

Jul 20 (Fri) — Runa, 8 pm (doors open at 7), pushing the boundaries of Irish folk music, The Old Church Concert Hall, 1422 SW 11th, $15 (plus service fee) general/$30 VIP & reserved. Info: www.theoldchurch.org.

Jul 20 (Fri) — The Catbird Seats, 8-11 pm, blend of bluegrass and folk, Muddy Rudder Public House *, no cover, 21+. Info: muddyrudderpdx.com.

Jul 20 (Fri) — Hamburger Petty + ThorNton Creek, 9 pm, Tom Petty tribute band, White Eagle Saloon *, $8, 21+. Info: www.mcmenamins.com. (For Mick Overman, please see the Day by Day calendar.)

Jul 20 (Fri) — Cul An Ti, 9 pm-1 am, a powerful and unique rhythm section forged by Cary Novotny and Danny O'Hanlon, Kells Irish Pub *. Info: www.kellsportland.com. (This concert repeats on Sat Jul 21).

Jul 21 (Sat) — Shadows of the Revolution, noon, teen band: classic rock and originals, White Eagle Saloon *, free, all ages. Info: www.mcmenamins.com. (For Reverb Brothers, please see the Day by Day calendar.)

Jul 21 (Sat) — Natalia K Burgess, 6-8 pm, singing the joy as it flies, The O'Neill Public House (formerly Biddy McGraw's) *, free, all ages. Info: theoneillpub.com.

Jul 21 (Sat) — James Mason & The Djangophiles, 6 pm, Le Jazz Hot, $6, all ages, 16 and under free; Melao de Cuba Salsa Orchestra, 8:30 pm, solid salsa-inspired beats and Afro-Cuban rhythms, Secret Society *, $10, 21+. Info: www.secretsociety.net.

Jul 21 (Sat) — DoveDriver, 6 pm (doors open at 5:30), original, experimental songs that mix funk, jazz, and electro rock, Alberta Street Pub *, free, all ages; Ron Rogers & the Wailing Wind, 9 pm (doors open at 8:30), roots, Americana, and Texas roadhouse music, Alberta Street Pub *, free, 21+. More info: www.albertastreetpub.com.

Jul 21 (Sat) — Father John Misty with Blitzen Trapper, 6:30 pm (doors open at 5), complex, sardonic, and touching, Edgefield Amphitheater *, $40 advance/$45 day of show, all ages. For info and tickets: www.edgefieldconcerts.com.

Jul 21 (Sat) — The Roots, 6:30 pm (doors open at 5), hip-hop band; one of the greatest live acts in the world, The Oregon Zoo Amphitheater, 4001 SW Canyon Road, Washington Park, $57.50-115.50, all ages. Info: www.zooconcerts.com.

Jul 21 (Sat) — Falcon Heart, 7-9 pm, Portland indie rock sound - love, loss, and lessons learned, Edgefield Winery *, free, 21+. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

Jul 21 (Sat) — Jake Blair, 7-10 pm, local rock sensation, The Horse Radish, 211 W Main Street, Carlton. Info: 503-852-6656 or www.thehorseradish.com.

Jul 21 (Sat) — The Honey Dewdrops, 7:30 pm (potluck at 6:30), Americana duo from Baltimore with tight harmonies in a musical ensemble that includes clawhammer banjo, mandolin, and guitars, Beaverton house concert, Hart House, 18700 SW Hart Road, voluntary donation $15-20, or as you can. Please RSVP to Kim McLaughlin at minerva(at)europa.com.

Jul 21 (Sat) — New Worls String Project, 7:30 pm doors open at 6:45), an exciting weave of music rooted in the Celtic, Nordic, and American folk traditions, Old Liberty Theater, 115 N Main, Ridgefield WA, $20. For tickets and more Info: 360-887-7260 or www,oldlibertytheater.com.

Jul 21 (Sat) — Marisa Anderson + Larry Yes, 8 pm (doors open at 7), rooted in American folk music, but inspired by 20th century classical and West African guitar techniques. The Old Church Concert Hall, 1422 SW 11th, $15. Info: www.theoldchurch.org.

Jul 21 (Sat) — Joe Stanton, 8-11 pm, fingerstyle guitar, earthy baritone, and lyrics from life, Muddy Rudder Public House *, no cover, 21+. Info: muddyrudderpdx.com.

Jul 21 (Sat) — Terry Robb, 9 pm, acoustic guitar master, Skyway Bar and Grill, 71545 East Highway 26, Milepost 43, Zigzag. Info: www.terryrobb.com.

Jul 22 (Sun) — 10th Annual Blues Build Benefit featuring Lisa Mann, Curtis Salgado with Alan Hager, and Ty Curtis, 2:30-7:30 pm, benefit for Habitat for Humanity, Bennett Vineyards, 25974 Highway 36, Cheshire, $30 advance/$35 gate. Info: www.bluesbuild.org.

Jul 22 (Sun) — Mark Hanson, 3-6 pm, solo finger-style guitar, Holloran Vineyard Wines, 8795 NE Worden Hill Road, Dundee. Info: markhansonguitar.com.

Jul 22 (Sun) — The Minus 5, 5 pm (doors open at 4:30), unreliable rock/folk/pop collective, Alberta Street Pub *, free, all ages until 9 pm. More info: www.albertastreetpub.com.

Jul 22 (Sun) — Bri Cauz, 7-9 pm, spreading the message of hope, joy, and faith, Edgefield Winery *, free, 21+. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

Jul 23 (Mon) — A Side of Soul with Josephine Antoinette featuring LaRhonda Steele, 9 pm (doors open at 8:30), soul, jazz, R&B, and pop, Alberta Street Pub *, $5, 21+. More info: www.albertastreetpub.com.

Jul 24 {Tue) — Sheryl Crow with Caitlyn Smith, 6:30 pm (doors open at 5), American music icon, Edgefield Amphitheater *, $64 advance/$66 day of show (reserved $110 advance/$114 day of show), all ages. For info and tickets: www.edgefieldconcerts.com.

Jul 24 {Tue) — Stringed Migration, 7-9 pm, a lush synthesis of Celtic and international roots music, Edgefield Little Red Shed *, free, all ages. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

Jul 24 {Tue) — Red Bird + Kingsley, 8 pm, where polish and sophistication meet crackling raw energy, White Eagle Saloon *, $7, 21+. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

Jul 25 (Wed) — Crystal Lariza, 7-9 pm, lush and heart-felt harmonies, Edgefield Winery *, free, 21+. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

Jul 25 (Wed) — Norman Sylvester featuring LaRhonda Steele, 7-9 pm, the original boogie cat, Concerts in the Park, Aurora City Park, Aurora, free, all ages. Info: normansylvester.com.

Jul 25 {Wed) — 7 Deadly Sins presents Pants On Fire!, 8 pm, seven storytellers tell seven tall tales: one is lying, White Eagle Saloon *, $8 advance/$13 day of show, 21+. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

Jul 26 {Thu) — Will West & The Friendly Strangers, 7-9 pm, banjo, cello, mandolin, horns, percussion and other surprises, Edgefield Little Red Shed *, free, all ages. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

Jul 26 (Thu) — Ian Jones, 8 pm, Seattle singer-songwriter, White Eagle Saloon *, free, 21+. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

Jul 26 (Thu) — The Horsenecks, 8-10:30 pm, hard-hitting and heartfelt old-time and classic bluegrass, Muddy Rudder Public House *, no cover, 21+. Info: muddyrudderpdx.com.

Jul 27 (Fri) — The Psychedelic Furs, 7 pm (doors open at 5), pioneer alternative rock band, The Oregon Zoo Amphitheater, 4001 SW Canyon Road, Washington Park, $35-95, all ages. Info: www.zooconcerts.com.

Jul 27 (Fri) — The Soulful Daze, 7-9 pm, soul-filled acoustic jams, Edgefield Winery *, free, 21+. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

Jul 27 (Fri) — The Teccas, 7-10 pm, father/daughter classic country duo, The Horse Radish, 211 W Main Street, Carlton. Info: 503-852-6656 or www.thehorseradish.com.

Jul 27 (Fri) — The Sportin' Lifers Trio, 8-11 pm, rhythm, jive, swing, reefer tunes, jump blues, boogie woogie -- it's all here, no cover, 21+. Muddy Rudder Public House *. Info: muddyrudderpdx.com.

Jul 27 (Fri) — Bo Baskoro + Burlap to Cashmere, 9 pm, singer-songwriter from Gresham, White Eagle Saloon *, $25, 21+. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

Jul 27 (Fri) — Adebisi, 9:30 pm-1 am, the healing sounds of neo-soul music, The O'Neill Public House (formerly Biddy McGraw's) *, free, all ages. Info: theoneillpub.com.

Jul 28 (Sat) — Shanghaied on the Willamette, 8 am-1 pm, songs plundered from land and sea, Beaverton Farmers Market, 12375 SW 5th St., Beaverton, free, all ages. Info: www.beavertonfarmersmarket.com.

Jul 28 (Sat) — The Newport Nightingales, 6 pm, three-part harmony, $6, all ages, 16 and under free. Secret Society *. For more Info: www.secretsociety.net.

Jul 28 (Sat) — Abbey Roadster, 6-8 pm, Beatles tribute band, Sternwheeler Park, 100 W 4th St,, La Center WA. Info: Ray Richards1(at)msn.com.

Jul 28 (Sat) — Tajmo: The Taj Mahal and Keb' Mo' Band, 7 pm (doors open at 5), distinctive blues stylists, The Oregon Zoo Amphitheater, 4001 SW Canyon Road, Washington Park, $39.50-149, all ages. Info: www.zooconcerts.com.

Jul 28 (Sat) — The Good Time Travelers (Pete Kartsounes and Michael Kirkpatrick), 7-9 pm, two-piece "power trio", Edgefield Winery *, free, 21+. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

Jul 28 (Sat) — Big Chief & The Hedgehogs, 7-10 pm, local rock and oldies band, The Horse Radish, 211 W Main Street, Carlton. Info: 503-852-6656 or www.thehorseradish.com.

Jul 28 (Sat) — Whiskerman, 9 pm, a new mythological landscape with a story for our times, White Eagle Saloon *, $10, 21+. Info: www.mcmenamins.com. (For Two Bit Rumor, please see the Day by Day calendar.)

Jul 29 (Sun) — Jerry Garcia's Birthday, music 1-9 pm, tie-dye golf tourney, one of the most fun and festive events of the summer, Edgefield *,

Little Red Shed (all ages):

1-3:30 pm - Jawbone Flats - eclectic blend of originals and covers

4:20-9 pm - Garcia Birthday Band - not just a tribute band

music free, all ages. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

Jul 29 (Sun) — Joel Swenson + Kassi Valazza, 4 pm, introspective songwriter and cancer survivor; Jenny Sizzler, 7 pm, comedy-rock juggernaut, White Eagle Saloon *, free, all ages. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

Jul 29 (Sun) — Kris Deelane, 7-9 pm, exceptionally fine and diverse vocals, Edgefield Winery *, free, 21+. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

Jul 31 {Tue) — Lisa Mann Trio with Ben Rice, 5:30 pm, blues guitar and bass, Hillsboro Tuesday Night Market, 238 SE 2nd Avenue, Hillsboro, free, all ages. Info: www.lisamannmusic.com.

Jul 31 {Tue) — Albert Castiglia - Special Performance, 7 pm, red, raw, sweat-and-hair blues, Catfish Lou's, 2460 NW 24th Ave. Info: www.catfishlous.com.

Aug 1 (Wed) — Marianne Fleming, 4 pm, fine singer, composer, and guitarist, known for her bluesy sound; Good Saint Nathaniel, 8 pm, emotional indie folk, $7, 21+, White Eagle Saloon *. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

Aug 2 (Thu) — Danny Barnes Trio, 7-10 pm, innovative banjo player, Kennedy School * Gymnasium. For more info: www.mcmenamins.com.

Aug 2 (Thu) — Tommy Castro and the Painkillers - Stompin' Ground Tour, 8 pm (doors open at 7), irresistable comtemporary blues-rock, Alberta Rose Theatre *, $22 advance/$26 door. Minors OK when accompanied by a parent or guardian. Tickets online through www.albertarosetheatre.com.

Aug 2 (Thu) — Sarah Peacock, 8 pm, if you think Wonder Woman is a badass, you'll definitely want to meet Sarah Peacock, White Eagle Saloon *, $12 advance/$15 day of show, 21+. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

Aug 2 (Thu) — Little Rae and The Big Rigs, 8-10:30 pm, bluegrass, country, and honky-tonk, Muddy Rudder Public House *, no cover, 21+. Info: muddyrudderpdx.com.

Aug 3 (Fri) — Hollowdog, 4 pm, psychedelic rock and roll, free, all ages; Jacob Westfall + Brent Hubbard, 9 pm, hook-laden songs with sophistication and emotional heft, $8, 21+, White Eagle Saloon *. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

Aug 3 (Fri) — John Twist, 6-8 pm, really good songs; unusual, but strangely alluring, New Seasons Woodstock, 4500 SE Woodstock Blvd., free, all ages. Info: www.johntwist.net.

Aug 3 (Fri) — Adam Ant: The Anthems Tour, 7 pm (doors open at 5), new wave, The Oregon Zoo Amphitheater, 4001 SW Canyon Road, Washington Park, $35-95, all ages. Info: www.zooconcerts.com.

Aug 3 (Fri) — Harvey Brindell & The Table Rockers, 7-10 pm, Chicago blues, The Horse Radish, 211 W Main Street, Carlton. Info: 503-852-6656 or www.thehorseradish.com.

Aug 3 (Fri) — Tuck and Patti, 8 pm (doors open at 7), genre-crossing vocal/guitar jazz duo, Alberta Rose Theatre *, $25 advance/$30 door. Minors OK when accompanied by a parent or guardian. Tickets online through www.albertarosetheatre.com.

Aug 3 (Fri) — Norman Sylvester, 8 pm, blues guitar and bass, CI Bar, 18786 SW Boones Ferry Rd., Tualatin. Info: www.lisamannmusic.com.

Aug 3 (Fri) — Smut City Jellyroll Society, 9:30-11:30 pm, blues and early jazz, 21+, The O'Neill Public House (formerly Biddy McGraw's) *. Info: theoneillpub.com. (For Lynn Conover & friends, please see the Day by Day calendar.)

Aug 4 (Sat) — Amos Lee + Bailen, 7 pm (doors open at 5), singer-songwriters whose style encompasses folk, rock, and soul, The Oregon Zoo Amphitheater, 4001 SW Canyon Road, Washington Park, $39.50-99.50, all ages. Info: www.zooconcerts.com.

Aug 4 (Sat) — Terry Robb with special guests Adam Scramstad and Zach Bryson, 7:30 pm doors open at 6:45), masterful and stunning finger-style guitar, Old Liberty Theater, 115 N Main, Ridgefield WA, $20. For tickets and more Info: 360-887-7260 or www,oldlibertytheater.com.

Aug 4 (Sat) — Delta Rae, 8 pm (doors open at 7), six-piece American folk-rock band, Alberta Rose Theatre *, $25 advance/$28 door. Minors OK when accompanied by a parent or guardian. Tickets online through www.albertarosetheatre.com.

Aug 4 (Sat) — The Low Bones, 8 pm, original songwriting that recalls the sound of Buck Owens, Graham Parsons, and Uncle Tupelo, White Eagle Saloon *, $8, 21+. Info: www.mcmenamins.com. (For Reverb Brothers, please see the Day by Day calendar.)

Aug 5 (Sun) — Buddy Evans, 4 pm, traditional country and honky-tonk, White Eagle Saloon *, free, all ages. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

Aug 5 (Sun) — Sara Niemietz & W.G. "Snuffy" Walden, 8 pm, they put a spell on you, White Eagle Saloon *, $10, 21+. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

Aug 7 (Tue) — Songwriter Circle: Jack McMahon with Richard Moore and Cal Scott, 7 pm, folk-rock singer, guitarist and songwriter, Lake Theater and Cafe, 106 N State St., Lake Oswego, ticket info coming soon from Matt Miner: 503-484-8196 or mattminermusic(at)gmail.com.

Aug 7 (Tue) — Kat Fountain + Laura T. Lewis + Daisy O'Connor, 8 pm, multi-instrumentalists and singer-songwriters, White Eagle Saloon *, $8 advance/$10 day of show, 21+. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

Aug 8 {Wed) — Danny Barnes Trio, 7-10 pm, innovative banjo player, Edgefield Little Red Shed *, free, all ages. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

Aug 9 (Thu) — Sonny Hess and Lisa Mann, 7 pm, NW blues legend, known for her guitar, Edgefield Little Red Shed (if sunny) otherwise in the Winery *, free, 21+. Info: www.lisamannmusic.com.

Aug 9 (Thu) — Rachael Cardiello + Ryan Rebo, 8 pm, brassy, full-throttle dance party, White Eagle Saloon *, $7, 21+. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

Aug 10 (Fri) — Mare Wakefield and Nomad, 6-8 pm, contemporary folk and Americana, The O'Neill Public House (formerly Biddy McGraw's) *, free, all ages. Info: theoneillpub.com.

Aug 10 (Fri) — Eric Leadbetter, 7-10 pm, echoes from the golden age of rock'n'roll, The Horse Radish, 211 W Main Street, Carlton. Info: 503-852-6656 or www.thehorseradish.com.

Aug 10 (Fri) — Duffy Bishop & Her Badass Blues Buddies, 8 pm (doors open at 7), the voice, the energy, the heart and the passion, Alberta Rose Theatre *, $20 advance/$25 door. Minors OK when accompanied by a parent or guardian. Tickets online through www.albertarosetheatre.com.

Aug 10 (Fri) — Bruce Hornsby & The Noisemakers, 8 pm (doors open at 7), improvisational multi-genre singer, pianist, composer, Revolution Hall, 1300 SE Stark #110, $42.50 advance/$45 day of show, 21+. Info: www.revolutionhall.com.

Aug 11 (Sat) — Menucha Summer Fair and Ice Cream Social, 10 am-4 pm, a fundraiser for the Friends of Menucha Foundation; performers include The Quiet American (Aaron and Nicole Keim) and The Neighbors (Paul Rydell and company), Menucha Retreat and Conference Center, 38711 E Historic Columbia River Highway, Corbett. For info, contact Lauren Deming at 503-695-2243 or menucha.org.

Aug 11 (Sat) — Carl Solomon and the Better Halves, 11:30 am-1:30 pm, real stories about the comings and goings of peoples' lives, Portland Saturday Market (under the Burnside Bridge), 2 SW Naito Pkwy., no cover/donations, all ages. Info: www.carlsolomonmusic.com.

Aug 11 (Sat) — Annual Cascade Zydeco Picnic, 5-8 pm, Frenchman's Bar Regional Park, Riverview North Shelter, 9612 NW Lower River Road, Vancouver WA. For more Info: www.cascadezydeco.com.

Aug 11 (Sat) — Ben Rice, 7-10 pm, incredible local blues musician, The Horse Radish, 211 W Main Street, Carlton. Info: 503-852-6656 or www.thehorseradish.com.

Aug 11 (Sat) — River Whyless, 8 pm (doors open at 7), American folk band from Asheville NC, Aladdin Theater, 3017 SE Milwaukee, $15, all ages. Info: 503-234-9694 ext. 2 or www.aladdin-theater.com.

Aug 11 (Sat) — The Hillwilliams, 9:30 pm-1 am, traditional bluegrass, The O'Neill Public House (formerly Biddy McGraw's) *, 21+. Info: theoneillpub.com. (For Redray Frazier and Ezra Holbrook, please see the Day by Day calendar.)

Aug 12 (Sun) — Sawyer Fredericks + Parsonsfield, 8 pm (doors open at 7), authentic, original Americana, Alberta Rose Theatre *, $20 advance/$24 door. Minors OK when accompanied by a parent or guardian. Tickets online through www.albertarosetheatre.com.

Aug 14 (Tue) — Dan Weber, 8-11 pm, award-winning singer-songwriter, NW Portland International Hostel, 425 NW 18th Ave. Info: Info: www.danwebermusic.com.

Aug 14 (Tue) — Rodriguez, 8 pm (doors open at 7), great singer-songwriter who finally found fame after decades of obscurity, Revolution Hall, 1300 SE Stark #110, $54.50 advance/$74.50 day of show, all ages. Info: www.revolutionhall.com.

Aug 15 (Wed) — The Nowhere Band, 9 pm (doors open at 8), the entire Sgt. Pepper album of the Beatles, plus other music of the late '60s, Alberta Rose Theatre *, $23 advance/$33 door/$40 preferred. Minors OK when accompanied by a parent or guardian. Tickets online through www.albertarosetheatre.com. (This concert repeats on Thu Aug 16 and Fri Aug 17).

Aug 16 (Thu) — Lisa Mann, Jason Thomas, and Dave Melyan, 8 pm, blues guitar and bass, Billy Blues Bar & Grill, 7115 NE Hazel Dell Avenue, Vancouver WA, no cover. Info: www.billybluesbarandgrill.com.

Aug 17 (Fri) — An Evening with Ween, 6:30 pm (doors open at 5), genre-bending band of a cult-like status, Edgefield Amphitheater *, $49.50 advance/$52 day of show, all ages. For info and tickets: www.edgefieldconcerts.com.

Aug 17 (Fri) — Sig Paulson, 7-10 pm, country, The Horse Radish, 211 W Main Street, Carlton. Info: 503-852-6656 or www.thehorseradish.com.

Aug 17 (Fri) — The Norman Sylvester Band, 7-11 pm, the original boogie cat featuring his daughter Lenanne Miller & the smooth sounds of Renato Caranto, Wilf's Restaurant at Union Station, 800 NW 6th Ave., $10. Advance tickets from www.tickettomato. Info: normansylvester.com.

Aug 17 (Fri) — Zen Hunter, 9:30 pm-1 am, eclectic blend of mostly original tunes, The O'Neill Public House (formerly Biddy McGraw's) *, 21+. Info: theoneillpub.com. (For Daniel Coble, please see the Day by Day calendar.)

Aug 18 {Sat) — The Poor Deers + Marilee Hord, 6-8 pm, vocal duo with guitar and mandolin, joined later by Marilee Hord on fiddle, free, all ages, The O'Neill Public House (formerly Biddy McGraw’s) *. Info: theoneillpub.com.

Aug 18 (Sat) — Punch Brothers and Andrew Bird, 7 pm (doors open at 5), stright-up poignancy and subversive humor, The Oregon Zoo Amphitheater, 4001 SW Canyon Road, Washington Park, $39.50-99.50, all ages. Info: www.zooconcerts.com.

Aug 18 (Sat) — Norman Sylvester, 8-11:30 pm, the original boogie cat, Vinyl Tap, 2099 SE Oak Grove, Milwaukie. Info: normansylvester.com.

Aug 19 (Sun) — Misty Mamas, noon-2 pm, home-style bluegrass filled with powerful harmonies, Banks BBQ, Banks Sunset Park, 12765 NW Main St., Banks. Info: www.mistymamas.com.

Aug 19 (Sun) — Mary Flower and The BBQ Boys, 7 pm, upbeat blend of blues, jug band, and swing, Jo Bar & Rotisserie, 715 NW 23rd Ave. Info: www.maryflower.com.

Aug 21 (Tue) — Damien Escobar, 8 pm (doors open at 7), amazing solo violinist and author, Revolution Hall, 1300 SE Stark #110, $29.50, all ages. Info: www.revolutionhall.com.

Aug 23 (Thu) — Steve Miller Band with Peter Frampton, 6 pm (doors open at 4:30), rock legends, Edgefield Amphitheater *, $83 advance/$85 day of show (reserved $153 advance/$155 day of show), all ages. For info and tickets: www.edgefieldconcerts.com.

Aug 23 (Thu) — Liz Longley, 8 pm, like diving into a vivid dream, moody and somehow both familiar and strange, White Eagle Saloon *, $15 advance/$20 day of show, 21+. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

Aug 24 (Fri) — Dispatch - Summer Tour 2018 with special guests Nahko and Medicine for the People and Scatter Their Own, 7 pm (doors open at 5), tales of struggling immigrants, forgotten veterans, and children cast aside, The Oregon Zoo Amphitheater, 4001 SW Canyon Road, Washington Park, $39.50-99.50, all ages. Info: www.zooconcerts.com.

Aug 24 (Fri) — Amanda Shires with special guest Lilly Hiatt, 8 pm (doors open at 7), singing, songwriting, fiddle-playing Texan, Alberta Rose Theatre *, $25 advance/$27.50 door/$85 VIP package. Minors OK when accompanied by a parent or guardian. Tickets online through www.albertarosetheatre.com.

Aug 24 (Fri) — The Jumptown Aces, 9:30 pm-1 am, high energy jump blues band, 21+, The O'Neill Public House (formerly Biddy McGraw's) *. Info: theoneillpub.com.

Aug 25 (Sat) — Shanghaied on the Willamette, 11:30 am-2:30 pm, songs plundered from land and sea, Gresham Saturday Farmers Market, 26000 SE Stark, Gresham, free, all ages. Info: www.greshamfarmersmarket.com.

Aug 25 (Sat) — Hawks & Doves, 5 pm, rock/pop, Music Millennium, 3158 E Burnside, free, all ages. Info: 503-231-8926.

Aug 25 (Sat) — Pink Martini, 7 pm (doors open at 5), a rollicking around-the-world musical adventure, The Oregon Zoo Amphitheater, Washington Park, $37.50-97.50, all ages. Info: www.zooconcerts.com. (This show repeats on Sun, Aug 26).

Aug 25 {Sat) — This Year's Model, 9:30 pm-1 am, Elvis Costello tribute band, The O'Neill Public House (formerly Biddy McGraw’s) *, 21+. Info: theoneillpub.com. (For Hammerhead, please see the Day by Day calendar.)

Aug 26 (Sun) — The AMP Jazz Orchestra with Devin Phillips, 8 pm (doors open at 7), tribute to Charles Mingus, Alberta Rose Theatre *, $20 advance/$24 door/$100 VIP. Minors OK when accompanied by a parent or guardian. Tickets online through www.albertarosetheatre.com.

Aug 28 (Tue) — Adam Carroll, 7 pm (doors open at 6:30), Texas singer-songwriter, Doverlaff House Concerts, 7326 SE Woodward St. $20 suggested donation. Free snacks. Beer and wine $2 donation. Seating is limited; for info and advance registration contact 503-730-3189 or doverlaffhouseconcerts(at)gmail.com.

Aug 31 (Fri) — Natalia K Burgess, 6-8 pm, singing the joy as it flies, The O'Neill Public House (formerly Biddy McGraw's) *, free, all ages. Info: theoneillpub.com.

Aug 31 (Fri) — Hot Tuna Electric with Steve Kimock, 8 pm (doors open at 7), legendary blues band formed by Jefferson Airplane survivors Jorma Kaukonen and Jack Casady, Revolution Hall, 1300 SE Stark #110, $25 advance/$30 day of show, 21+. Info: www.revolutionhall.com.

Day by Day

(NOTE: We have added concerts and performances that recur on a weekly or monthly basis to this calendar)

Sunday

CONCERT (Every) — Americana Lunch, noon-2 pm, rotating roots bands, Laurelthirst Public House *, free, all ages. Info: 503-232-1504 or www.laurelthirst.com

CONCERT (Every) — Steve Cheseborough and (usually) Taizz Medalia, 4-6 pm, old-time blues, Upright Brewing, 240 N Broadway, free. Info: www.stevecheseborough.com

CONCERT (Every) — The Not-So-Secret Family Show!, 4-6 pm (doors open at 3:45), a rotating lineup of Portland's finest family performers for the kids & showcasing Portland's best singer-songwriters for the grown-ups, Secret Society *, $8 per walking human, all ages. More info: www.secretsociety.net

May 6: Red Yarn

May 13: Pointed Man Band, Mo Phillips

May 20: Tallulah's Daddy, Mo Phillips

May 27: Rockin' Raffi, Mo Phillips

CONCERT (Every) — Freak Mountain Ramblers, 6-8 pm, off-beat, edgy, weird, wonderful, Laurelthirst Public House *, free. Info: 503-232-1504 or www.laurelthirst.com

CONCERT (Every) — Fran & Dan, 6-8:30 pm, Irish music, Muddy Rudder Public House *, no cover, 21+. Info: muddyrudderpdx.com

CONCERT (Every) — Irish Sundays, 7 pm unless otherwise noted, Irish music (dates not listed are TBA), The O'Neill Public House (formerly Biddy McGraw's) *. Info: theoneillpub.com

May 6: Bilge Rats & Pyrettes

May 13: Mrs. Doyle & the Teapots

May 20: 7:30 pm, Stringed Migration

Jun 10: Mrs. Doyle & the Teapots

Jun 17: 7:30 pm, Stringed Migration

CONCERT (1st) — Beyond Little Boxes (Mary Rose/Mark Loring/Jim Cook), 10 am-noon, celebrating the songs of Malvina Reynolds with a renewed resonance for the 21st century, Just Bob Cafe *, 503-467-4656

CONCERT (1st) — Hollowdog, 4 pm, rock, roots, soul, reggae and blues, re-worked into a modern groove, White Eagle Saloon *, free, all ages. Info: www.mcmenamins.com

CONCERT (2nd) — Henry & Moggy, 10 am-noon, that downhome country/ragtime sound, Just Bob Cafe *, 503-467-4656

CONCERT (2nd) — Local Roots Showcase, 4 pm, a special show with kids in mind for parents who want to expose their children to various musical styles, White Eagle Saloon *, free, all ages. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

CONCERT (2nd) — Mountain Honey, 6-8 pm, bluegrass band featuring sweet harmony singing, Fire + Stone, 3707 NE Fremont, free, kid-friendly. Info: www.mountainhoneyportland.com.

CONCERT ( (2nd) — Puddletown Ramblers, 7 pm, original compositions, traditional bluegrass, Americana, O'Malley's Saloon & Grill, 6535 SE Foster. Info: 503-244-1690 or www.oregonbluegrass.org

CONCERT (2nd) — Biddy on the Bench, 7 pm, banjo, guitar, tin whistle, and four-part harmony in Irish folk/traditional style, White Eagle Saloon *, free, 21+. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

CONCERT (4th) — JMJ Trio (aka Jane Keefer/Mary Rose/Jim Cook), 10 am-noon, labor/woman songs/Malvina Reynolds ditties, Just Bob Cafe *, 503-467-4656

CONCERT (Jun 24th) — Beltaine, 7-10 pm, premier Celtic fusion band, featuring hammer dulcimer, guitar, accordion, flute, marimbula, bass and drums, Highland Stillhouse, 201 S 2nd, Oregon City. Info: www.beltainemusic.com

SING (Every) — Shaped Note Singing from the Sacred Harp Songbook, Songbooks provided, no experience necessary. Info: www.portlandsacredharp.org or Jessica Beer at jessicabeer(at)gmail.com

May 6 & Jun 3: 2-4 pm, Waverly Heights UCC, 3300 SE Woodward, singing from the Cooper Book

May 13 & Jun 10: 5-7 pm, People’s Co-op Community Room, 3029 SE 21st Ave

May 20 & Jun 17: 2-4 pm, Cedar Hills UCC, 11695 SW Park Way

May 27 & Jun 24: 3-6 pm, Kennedy School * Community Room

SING (May 20 & Jun 24) — Bilingual Folk Songs & Sing-Alongs hosted by Cyndi Turtledove, 2-4 pm, Woodland Park Apartments, #A-213, 280 SE 12th Ave., Hillsboro. Bring a small snack to share; sponsored by non-profit LESTA (Learn Spanish and English Through the Arts). Please RSVP for parking instructions to 503-617-6986, or cyndi(at)lesta.net; more info at www.lesta.net

SING (3rd) — Gospel Singspiration, 5:30-8 pm, hosted by Woodland Assembly of God, 360 Gun Club Road, Woodland WA. Enjoy gospel music with potluck and fellowship to follow. Please RSVP to Pastor Richard Monks at 360-225-6332 or Gary Everett at 360-606-8992; more info at www.woodlandassemblyofgod.com

OPEN MIC (Every) — Laurelthirst Public House, 9 pm (8 pm signup in the pool room), hosted by Taylor Kingman, Laurelthirst Public House *, free. Info: 503-232-1504 or www.laurelthirst.com

OPEN MIC/JAM (1st) — Portland Ragtime Society Open Mic, 3-5:30 pm, come to listen and/or play, all instruments welcome, location varies, for up to date information, see www.facebook.com/portlandragtime/. Contact Chris Goldthorpe at cgoldthorpe(at)yahoo.com

JAM (Every) — The O'Neill Pub Jam (Bluegrass Slow Jam), 2-5 pm, beginner and intermediate levels. The O'Neill Public House (formerly Biddy McGraw's) *. Info: Randy Black or Tony McCormick at offkeybluegrass(at)oregonbluegrass.org

JAM (Every) — Blue Diamond Blues Jam, 6-9 pm, Blue Diamond, 2016 NE Sandy. Info: 503-230-9590 or bluediamondpdx. com

JAM (Every) — Every Sunday Square Dance Pre-Dance Jam, 6:15 pm, led by Sophie Vitells Enloe, Isaac Enloe and friends, Village Ballroom, 700 NE Dekum, $7 or sliding scale, all ages. Info: www.bubbaguitar.com

JAM (Every) — Traditional Irish Session, 9:30-11;30 pm, The O'Neill Public House (formerly Biddy McGraw's) *. Info: theoneillpub.com

JAM (1st) — Doc Slocum's Old Time Jam, noon, Laurelthirst Public House *, free, all ages. Info: 503-232-1504 or www.laurelthirst.com

JAM (1st) — Portland Area OBA Jam, 12:30-4:30 pm, Portland Audubon Center, 5151 NW Cornell Road. All levels, acoustic only, small donation requested to cover room rental. Info: powellr5923(at)q.com

JAM (1st) — 1st Sunday Pick & Play at Quality Folk Dojo, 2-4 pm, led by Kate Power & Steve Einhorn, bring voices, ukes & stringed instruments you know how to play, Artichoke Cafe, 2207 SE Powell Blvd, $10 (proceeds are shared with Artichoke Community Music). Info: www.qualityfolkdojo.com

JAM (2nd) — Irish Session in the Grange, 3-6 pm, Winona Grange #271, 8340 SW Seneca St, Tualatin, $1 for the hall. Info: www.winonagrange271.org

JAM (3rd) — Cajun Jam, 1-3:30 pm, Cajun musicians gather at different homes, everyone is welcome and sometimes there is room to dance. Potluck! To get on the mailing list, send to Tia Regan at regantia(at)gmail.com

JAM (2nd) — String Along Jam, 2:15-5:30 pm, Happy Valley Library Community Room, 13793 SE Sieben Park Way, Happy Valley. Info: LeaAnne, at ldenb(at)juno.com

JAM (4th) — Stumptown Strummers Mountain Dulcimer Group, 3:30-5 pm, 2700 SE Harrison Ave, Milwaukie. Contact jamiberry(at)yahoo.com

CLASS (Every - Apr 29 through Jun 10) Intro to Solo Jazz Guitar, 10 am, led by Tracy Kim, learn various approaches for creating jazz solo arrangements, $120 for seven classes, Artichoke Music, NOTE NEW LOCATION: 2007 SE Powell. Info: artichokemusic.org/classes

CLASS (Every - Apr 29 through Jun 10) Intro to Bossa Nova, 11 am, with Tracy Kim, learn the learn the most popular Bossa Nova songs and playing techniques, $120 for seven sessions.Artichoke Music, NOTE NEW LOCATION: 2007 SE Powell. Info: artichokemusic.org/classes

CLASS (Every - Apr 29 through Jun 10) Sunday Easy Swing Session, noon, with Tracy Kim, learn the classic jazz repertoire from the Great American Songbook at a slow and easy pace, $120 for seven sessions.Artichoke Music, NOTE NEW LOCATION: 2007 SE Powell. Info: artichokemusic.org/classes

CLASS (Every - Apr 29 through Jun 10) Intro to Gypsy Jazz (all instruments), 1 pm, with Tracy Kim, the music and guitar style of te great French gypsy jazz artist, Django Reinhart, $120 for seven sessions.Artichoke Music, NOTE NEW LOCATION: 2007 SE Powell. Info: artichokemusic.org/classes

WORKSHOP (Every) — Soldier Songs and Voices, 2-4 pm, music and songwriting lessons for Armed Forces veterans; guitars are available. TaborSpace, 5441 SE Belmont, drop-in, free. Info: soldiersongsandvoices.org

DANCE (Every) — Sunday West Coast Swing Practica, 6-7 pm, a comfortable and fun atmosphere to practice your swing, Carole Duttlinger is DJ and available for instruction, Silver Star Saloon, 6718 NE 4th Plain Blvd., Vancouver WA. $2 donation requested, 21+, Info: 509-670-0435

DANCE (Every) — Every Sunday Zydeco, 7-9 pm, Zydeco dancing to CD music, hosted by Penny and Phil Holeman, Silver Star Saloon, 6718 NE 4th Plain Blvd., Vancouver WA. Free, 21+ beginning lessons always available, no partner necessary. Info: twops(at)q.com

DANCE (Every) — Every Sunday Square Dance, 7-9 pm, Village Ballroom, 700 NE Dekum, $7 or sliding scale, all ages, no dancing experience necessary. Info: www.bubbaguitar.com

DANCE (2nd) — PDX Techno Contra, 6:30-10 pm, Wayfinding Academy (Main Hall), 8010 N Charleston, $7-10 sliding scale. Info: portlandcountrydance.org

May 13: music by PDX Techno, caller Noah Grunzweig

DANCE (2nd) — Advanced English Country Dance, 3 pm, Renaissance School, 0234 SW Bancroft, $10 suggested donation. Dance shoes required. Info: portlandcountrydance.org

May 13: music by Betsy Branch, Bill Tomczak, and Mark Douglas, caller Erik Weberg

DANCE (3rd) — Portland Waltz Eclectic Sunday Brunch, Lesson: 10:30 am; Waltz: 11:30 am-2 pm; callers Uwe Hessinger and Colleen Suzanne CD music by Dennis Myers. Norse Hall, 111 NE 11th, $7 (includes brunch buffet). Info: norsehall.org

STORYTELLING (3rd) — Story Coaching, 3-6 pm, Beaverton Community Center, 12350 SW 5th St, Beaverton, Come prepared to share a 5-to-7-minute story. RSVP and confirm the date with terry.jordan(at)comcast.net.

Monday

CONCERT (Every) — Groovy Wallpaper with Skip von Kuske and Don Henson, 7-9 pm, to call them a cello and percussion duo would fall far short of the mark, Edgefield Winery *, free, 21+. Info: www.mcmenamins.com

May 7:Skip von Kuske's Cellotronik

May 14: The Adequates

May 21: David Lagenes

May 28: no guest

CONCERT (Every) — Lloyd Jones, 8-10:30 pm, doin' what it takes, Muddy Rudder Public House *, no cover, 21+. Info: muddyrudderpdx.com

SING (Last) — Global Folk Club, 7 pm, hosted by Andrea Wild. Acoustic music acts from diverse regions presented English folk club style, featuring sing alongs, White Eagle Saloon *, free, 21+. Info: www.mcmenamins.com

SONGWRITER SHOWCASE (3rd) — Doverlaff at the Jade, 7-10 pm, Jade Lounge, 2432 SE Ankeny, no cover. Info: www.jadeloungepdx.com.

OPEN MIC (Every) — Mondays Open Mic, 7-10 pm, come all musicians and poets, Corkscrew Wine Bar, 1665 SE Bybee, contact Jen Deale at jendeale(at)gmail.com

OPEN MIC (Every) — Sonic Forum Open Mic Night, 7 pm, provides musicians and artists with a fantastic space to let your talent shine. Play alone or backed by our house musicians; drum kit, amps, and sound engineer provided, The Goodfoot Lounge, 2845 SE Stark Ave, no cover, info at thegoodfoot.com

OPEN MIC (Every) — Bunker Sessions hosted by Lee Aulson and Talon Bronson, sign-up at 7:30, show at 8 pm, 2 songs, 10 minute sets, Kelly's Olympian, 426 SW Washington, free, info at kellysolympian.com

OPEN MIC (1st) — Portland Guitar Society, 7-9:30 pm, free monthly meeting with open mic and featured performer most months, Community Music Center, 3350 SE Francis, 823-3177 or www.pdxguitarsociety.org

OPEN MIC (1st) — Latte Da Open Mic, sign-up at 6 pm, start as soon as we can get the sound system up, until 10 pm, Latte Da Coffee House and Wine Bar, 205 E 39th St., Vancover WA, contact Steve Rapalus at srapalus(at)gmail.com

JAM (Every) — Rambling Bluegrass Jam, 6-10 pm, Papa's Pizza, 15700 NW Blueridge Drive, Beaverton. For information: www.ramblingbluegrass.org

JAM (1st & 3rd) — Contra & Ethnic, contact Syd Newell at sydnewell(at)mac.com for meeting times and location

JAM (1st & 3rd) — Oregon City Old Time Jam, 7-9 pm, UU Congregation at Willamette Falls, 710 6th St., Oregon City (big pink church right across from the library), parking in the lot behind the church. Contact Emily Brault at skypilotemily(at)msn.com to get on the mailing list

JAM (2nd & 4th) — Canby Mountain Dulcimer Group, 6:30 pm, USUALLY at Zoar Lutheran Church, 190 W 3rd St, Canby. beginners welcome. Info: paulamanley(at)canby.com

JAM (3rd) — Upriver Mountain Dulcimer Group, 6:30-8 pm, the Spiral Gallery, 341 Broadway, Estacada, beginners welcome. Info: Sally Smith, 824-2520 or sally(at)colton.com. See also www.pickersporch.com

CLASS (Every - Apr 23 through Jun 4) Beginning Guitar, 5:30 pm, led by Adrian Martin, you will be playing a song by the end of the first class, $120 for seven classes, Artichoke Music, NOTE NEW LOCATION: 2007 SE Powell. Info: artichokemusic.org/classes

CLASS (Every - Apr 23 through Jun 4) Intermediate Guitar, 6:30 pm, led by Adrian Martin, strumming patterns, bass lines, and other fun guitar sounds (if you know basic chords), $120 for seven classes, Artichoke Music, NOTE NEW LOCATION: 2007 SE Powell. Info: artichokemusic.org/classes

CLASS (Every - Apr 23 through Jun 4) Strumming Patterns (for stringed instruments), 7:30 pm, led by Adrian Martin, rhythm is the heart beat of music: bring your guitar, uke, mountain dulcimer, mandolin, bouzouki, lute or whatever, $120 for seven classes, NOTE NEW LOCATION: 2007 SE Powell. Info: artichokemusic.org/classes

CLASS (Every - Apr 23 through Jun 4) Playing Well with Others, 8:30 pm, led by Adrian Martin, learn how to jam (all instruments welcome), $120 for seven classes, Artichoke Music, NOTE NEW LOCATION: 2007 SE Powell. Info: artichokemusic.org/classes

CLASS (Every - Apr 23 through Jun 4) — The Everyone Welcome Community Choir, 6:30-8 pm, Anne Weiss leads a class and choir rolled into one, $17 per class or $110 for seven classes, Artichoke Music, NOTE NEW LOCATION: 2007 SE Powell, 503-232-8845. Info: artichokemusic.org/classes

CLASS (Every - Apr 23 through Jun 11) Irish Session 2, 7 pm, led by Dan Compton, learn the skills of traditional Irish music, $120 for eight classes. Contact Dan at 503-233-9091 or danfran(at)glencottagemusic.com about which class is right for you, Artichoke Music, NOTE NEW LOCATION: 2007 SE Powell. Info: artichokemusic.org/classes

CLASS (Every - Apr 23 through Jun 11) Irish Session 1, 8 pm, led by Dan Compton, learn the skills of traditional Irish music, $120 for eight classes. Contact Dan at 503-233-9091 or danfran(at)glencottagemusic.com about which class is right for you, Artichoke Music, NOTE NEW LOCATION: 2007 SE Powell. Info: artichokemusic.org/classes

CLASS (Every - Apr 23 through Jun 11) Irish Session 2, 7 pm, led by Dan Compton, learn the skills of traditional Irish music, $120 for eight classes. Contact Dan at 503-233-9091 or danfran(at)glencottagemusic.com about which class is right for you, Artichoke Music, NOTE NEW LOCATION: 2007 SE Powell. Info: artichokemusic.org/classes

CLASS (Every - Jan 8 through Feb 19) Irish Session 1, 8 pm, led by Dan Compton, learn the skills of traditional Irish music, $120 for eight classes. Contact Dan at 503-233-9091 or danfran(at)glencottagemusic.com about which class is right for you, Artichoke Music, NOTE NEW LOCATION: 2007 SE Powell. Info: artichokemusic.org/classes

WORKSHOP (Every) Marimba Workshop (for beginners), 6:30-8:00 pm, $12/class. Intermediate and advanced workshops on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. Info: Kite Giedraitis 503-775-9039 or KiteG(at)FoolsInParadise.com

WORKSHOP (Every) Old-Time Fiddle (for beginners), 6-7 pm, $12-20/class sliding scale. Intermediate and advanced workshops on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. Info: www.bubbaguitar.com

DANCE (Every) — Irish Set Dancing, 7-8 pm, location varies (we dance at the homes of members), for location, call Rick Russell at 503-452-7544 or Betty at 503-244-1593, free, bring a snack, beginners welcome. Info: www.portlanddancing.com

DANCE (Every) — Tir Eoghain Céilí Class, 7-9 pm, Yeates Studio, 1st floor of Arciform Bldg., 4231 N Interstate (at Skidmore), Sam Keator teaching, $3, age 13+, no exp or partner needed. Info: IrishPDX.com

DANCE (Every) — Norske Runddansere, 7-10 pm, Scandinavian Heritage Foundation, Nordia House, 8800 SW Oleson Road (new location), live music; warm-up dancing 7-7:30, lessons 7:30-8:30, open request dancing 8:30-10 pm. $5 each night/$60 yearly membership; for more information, call 503-636-7509 or visit www.norskerunddansere.org

DANCE (Every) — Monday Night Waltz and More, Lesson: 8-8:30 pm; dance to a varied program waltz, swing, blues, Latin, and more: 8:30 pm-10:30 pm. Lenora's Ballroom at Waverly Commons, 3300 SE Woodward, $8. Info: www.lenorasballroom.com

STORYTELLING (1st) — The Moth Storyslam, 8 pm (doors open at 6:45), storytelling competition, Secret Society *, $10, 21+ (all tickets sold in advance). Info: www.secretsociety.net

Tuesday

CONCERT (Every) — Jackstraw, 6-8 pm, bluegrass; impeccable musicianship and hard-driving originals, Laurelthirst Public House *, free, all ages. Info: 503-232-1504 or www.laurelthirst.com

CONCERT (Every) — Pagan Jug Band, 6:30-8:30 pm, bluegrass, Americana, Cajun, Ford Building, Ford Food and Drink, 2505 SE 11th, Suite 101, free, all ages. Info: www.paganjugband.com

CONCERT (Every) — Ben Rice Band, 7 pm, deeply rooted in traditional blues, and yet fiercely original, Catfish Lou's, 2460 NW 24th Ave., no cover. Info: terryrobb.com.

CONCERT (Every) — Two-Step Tuesdays, 7 pm, featuring Portland's finest country-swing bands, dance lesson with Susha Dore, Secret Society *, $8, 21+. More info: www.secretsociety.net

May 1: The Desert Dogs

May 8: The Waysiders

May 15: Matt Buetow & The Western Stars

May 22: The Oregon Trailers

May 29: Countryside Ride

JAM (Every) — Rock Creek Jam - Intermediate and above, 7–9 pm, bluegrass and associated music, bluegrass instruments only; leave your song books and tab at home please. McMenamins Rock Creek Tavern, 10000 NW Cornelius Pass Road, Hillsboro. Info: Tim Howell at 503-208-1874 or timhowell74(at)gmail.com

JAM (Every) — Live Folk Music, 7 pm, Hostel Café, 1810 NW Glisan. Info: 503-417-8143 or www.hostelcafepdx.com

OPEN MIC (Last) — The Naked Mic, 7:30 pm (signup at 7), open mic for songwriters, no bands; amp. keyboard, DI are provided. We want to hear your songs as naked as the day they were born, The Back Room, Alberta Street Pub *, free

CLASS (Jun 19 only) — Free Theater Games for All Ages, 1:15-2:30 pm, led by Cyndi Turtledove, intergenerational family fun!, Hillsboro Community Senior Center, 750 SE 8th Ave., Hillsboro. For more info, contact Cyndi at 503-617-6986, or cyndi(at)lesta.net; or go to www.lesta.net. To register, call 503-615-1090 (some LESTA part scholarships available)

CLASS (Every - Apr 24 through Jun 5) Beginning Mandolin, 6 pm, led by René Berblinger, 120 for seven sessions, Artichoke Music, NOTE NEW LOCATION: 2007 SE Powell, 503-232-8845. Info: artichokemusic.org/classes

CLASS (Every - Apr 24 through Jun 5)Intermediate Mandolin, 7 pm, led by René Berblinger, $120 for seven sessions, Artichoke Music, NOTE NEW LOCATION: 2007 SE Powell, 503-232-8845. Info: artichokemusic.org/classes

CLASS (Every - Apr 24 through Jun 5)By-Ear Harmony Singing 1, 6:30 pm, led by Leela Grace, learn how to harmonize easily and joyfully, $175 for seven sessions. Artichoke Music, NOTE VENUE: Rose City Folk School, 5142A NE 42nd Ave., pre-registration required, contact instructor for location details. Info: 503-232-8845 or artichokemusic.org/classes

CLASS (Every - Apr 24 through Jun 5) Gypsy Jazz 2, 7 pm, led by Tracy Kim, this class will review and reinforce the concepts learned in the Intro class, all instruments welcome, $120 for seven classes, Artichoke Music, NOTE NEW LOCATION: 2007 SE Powell, 503-232-8845. Info: artichokemusic.org/classes

CLASS (Every - Apr 24 through Jun 5) Gypsy Jazz Boot Camp, 7 pm, led by Tracy Kim, this class focuses on the guitar style of the great Django Reinhardt, all instruments welcome, $120 for seven classes, Artichoke Music, NOTE NEW LOCATION: 2007 SE Powell, 503-232-8845. Info: artichokemusic.org/classes

CLASS (Every - Apr 24 through Jun 5) Gypsy Jazz Jam Workshop, 8 pm, led by Tracy Kim, playing gypsy jazz and swing rhythm guitar, $120 for seven classes, Artichoke Music, NOTE NEW LOCATION: 2007 SE Powell, 503-232-8845. Info: artichokemusic.org/classes

DANCE (Every) — Irish Ceili and Set Dance, 6:30-8:30 pm, VFW Hall, 630 Hood Street NE, Salem, Elisa Chandler teaching, $5. Info: ceiliofthevalley(at)gmail.com

DANCE (Every) — Tir Eoghain Tuesday Night Class (Céilí), 7:30-9:30 pm, drop-in class at St. Therese Multi-Purpose Center, 1260 NE 132nd Ave., 13 and older $5, Info: 503-819-2689 or irishpdx.com/classes-and-ceilis/

DANCE (1st & 3rd) — Leikarringen, 7-8 pm, traditional Norwegian dancing for children in 2nd or 3rd grade and above, Norse Hall, 111 NE 11th. Info: Karen Thompson, 367-5014, ktmoonblue(at)yahoo.com

Wednesday

CONCERT (Every) — Talullah's Daddy, 11 am-noon, Matt Lynch provides a family friendly music show for kids of all ages, Mississippi Pizza, 3552 N Mississippi. Info: mississippipizza.com

CONCERT (Every) — Wednesday Bluegrass, 7 pm, a new band each week, $5 cover unless otherwise noted, O'Connor's Vault, 7860 SW Capitol Hwy. Info: 503-244-1690 or www.oconnorsportland.com

CONCERT (1st) —Ronnie Carrier's Driftin' Inn, 4 pm, lyrical, raw, and unfiltered, White Eagle Saloon *, free, all ages. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

CONCERT (1st) — Irish Night - New Shilling, 8-11 pm, Celtic music with a 'tude, Cascade Bar & Grill, 15000 SE Mill Plain, Vancouver WA. Info: 360-254-0749 or www.cascadebarandgrill.co

CONCERT (1st) — Cascade Blues Association General Membership Meeting, 7 pm, always an acoustic set followed by an electric set, come ready to dance, Catfish Lou's, 2460 NW 24th Ave., $3, free to members. Info: cascadebluesassociation.org

CONCERT (2nd) — Lorna Miller's Little Kids Jamboree, noon-1 pm, the Western Hummingbird and family, Mississippi Pizza, 3552 N Mississippi, no cover: usual tip jar for your donations. Info: mississippipizza.com

CONCERT (2nd) — Irish Night - The Flunkies, Beltaine, and A Fine Mess, 8-11 pm, Irish and American folk music, Cascade Bar & Grill, 15000 SE Mill Plain, Vancouver WA. Info: 360-254-0749 or www.cascadebarandgrill.co

CONCERT (2nd) — Local Roots Live Series, 6:30 pm, some of the region's best musicians performing live for later broadcast on the "Local Roots" radio show hosted by Robert Richter, Alberta Street Pub *. Info: kmuz.org

CONCERT (3rd) — Terry Robb, 7 pm, acoustic guitar master, Jo Bar, 715 NW 23rd Ave. Info: terryrobb.com

CONCERT (3rd) — #Women Crush, 8 pm, rising women songwriters, White Eagle Saloon *, free, 21+. Info: www.mcmenamins.com

CONCERT (4th) — Irish Night - Peter Yeates and Friends - A Fine Mess, 8-11 pm, Irish and American folk music, Cascade Bar & Grill, 15000 SE Mill Plain, Vancouver WA. Info: 360-254-0749 or www.cascadebarandgrill.co

OPEN MIC (Every) — Hosted by local singer-songwriter Ric Trinkle, 9 pm-12:30 am, Brickhouse Bar & Grill, 109 W 15th Street, Vancouver WA. Info: www.vancouverbrickhouse.com

JAM (Every) — Beaverton Bluegrass Jam, 6:30–9:30 pm, newcomer friendly! Round Table Pizza, 10150 SW Beaverton-Hillsdale Highway, Beaverton. Info: Jane at janeromfo5(at)gmail.com

JAM (1st and 3rd) — WHUUF Ukers, 6:30–8 pm, West Hills Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 8470 SW Oleson Rd, 246-3351

JAM (2nd) — Jug Band Jam, 7-9 pm, Velo Cult, 1969 NE 42nd Ave., all levels welcome, acoustic only. Info: arlo(at)arlotone.com

CLASS (Every) Blues and Beer, 6 pm, led by Steve Cheseborough, drink fine ale and learn to play and sing the music of great blues artists of the 1920s-30s. New location in Sellwood. Info: call 843-817-6065 or email chezztone(at)gmail.com

CLASS (Every -Apr 25 through Jun 6) — Harmony Singing By Ear!, 1:30 pm, led by Anne Weiss, learn 2,3, even 4-part harmonies and to how hold on to your own part, $120 for seven classes, Artichoke Music, NOTE NEW LOCATION: 2007 SE Powell, 503-232-8845. Info: artichokemusic.org/classes

CLASS (Every - Apr 25 through Jun 6) — Ukulele for Kids, 5 pm, led by Ezza Rose, a fantastic instrument to start with, $120 for seven classes, Artichoke Music, NOTE NEW LOCATION: 2007 SE Powell, 503-232-8845. Info: 503-232-8845 or artichokemusic.org/classes

CLASS (Every - Apr 25 through Jun 6) — Ukulele 1, 6 pm, led by Ezza Rose, designed for the beginners, $120 for seven classes, Artichoke Music, NOTE NEW LOCATION: 2007 SE Powell, 503-232-8845. Info: 503-232-8845 or artichokemusic.org/classes

CLASS (Every - Apr 25 through Jun 6) — Group Vocal Class, 7 pm, led by Ezza Rose, learn basic singing technique, and how to sing with other people, $120 for seven classes, Artichoke Music, NOTE NEW LOCATION: 2007 SE Powell, 503-232-8845. Info: 503-232-8845 or artichokemusic.org/classes

WORKSHOP (3rd) — Portland Songwriter’s Association, 11 am-2 pm, Buffalo Gap, 6835 SW Macadam Avenue. Members free, non-members $10. More info: www.portlandsong writers.org/calendar.htm

DANCE (Every) — Balkan Folk Dancing, 8 pm, The Chalet, 7045 SW Taylors Ferry Road. Instruction at 7:30, open dancing following. Call Rich & Jean Gibson at 233-1322 for more information.

DANCE (Every) — Wednesday Night Zydeco, lesson: 7:15 pm; CD dance: 8-10 pm, Secret Society *. Sponsored by Cascade Zydeco, $10 general/$8 Cascade Zydeco members

May 2: special concert with Swamp Thang!, $15

May 30: special concert with Sister Mercy, $12

DANCE (1st) — Contra Dance, 7:30-10 pm, Polish Library Association dance hall, 3832 N Interstate, $7/$6 students (octogenarians and beyond free), Info: joyridecontra(at)gmail.com or www.joyride.erikweberg.com

May 2: music by Joyride, caller Michael Karcher

Jun 6: music by Joyride, caller David Kaynor

DANCE (3rd) — Newberg Contra Dance, 7:30 pm (lesson at 7), Chehalem Cultural Center (CCC), 415 E Sheridan, Newberg, $8 general/$7 CCC members and seniors/$5 students/under 12 free. Info: 503-487-6883

Thursday

CONCERT (Every) — Steve Cheseborough, 6-9 pm, old-time blues and Nawlins food, EaT: an Oyster Bar, 3808 N Williams Ave. (at Failing St.), free. Info: www.stevecheseborough.com

CONCERT (Every) — Thursday Swing!, 6-11 pm, features a rotating cast of Portland's finest and most danceable swing bands. Secret Society *, $10, all ages until 8 pm, then 21+; under 16 free. Info: www.secretsociety.net.

May 3: Becky Kilgore and the Cowhands + Baby & The Pearl Blowers

May 10: The Cherry Blossom Hot 4 + Pink Lady & John Bennet Jazz Band

May 17: Reggie Houston's 'B' Swingsters + Pete Krebs and the Rocking K Ranch Boys

May 24: The Hot Lovin' Jazz Babies + 12th Avenue Hot Club

CONCERT (2nd) — Sonny Hess with Lisa Mann, 7-9:30 pm, NW blues legend, known for her guitar, Edgefield Winery *, free, all ages. Info: www.mcmenamins.com

CONCERT (Last) — Grateful Buds, 9 pm, Grateful Dead tribute band, The O'Neill Public House (formerly Biddy McGraw's) *. Info: theoneillpub.com

SING (Last) — Shaped Note Singing from the Sacred Harp Songbook, 7-9 pm, McMenamins Kennedy School * Community Room. Songbooks provided, no experience necessary. Info: www.portlandsacredharp.org or Jessica Beer at jessicabeer(at)gmail.com

OPEN MIC (1st and 3rd) — Songwriter Roundup, 7-10 pm, allows songwriters to perform an original song; hosted by Matt Meighan and Suzan Lundy, Artichoke Music, NOTE NEW LOCATION: 2007 SE Powell, suggested donation $5-10. Info: 503-232-8845 or artichokemusic.org

OPEN MIC (2nd and 4th) — Acoustic Village, 7-10 pm, features a different theme each week, Artichoke Music *, NOTE NEW LOCATION: 2007 SE Powell, suggested donation $5-10. Info: 503-232-8845 or artichokemusic.org

JAM (Every) — Ukulele Jam, 9:30-11 am, Practice your ukulele and play songs in this casual drop-in atmosphere. Milwaukie Center, 5440 SE Kellogg Creek Drive, Milwaukie. $1 per person. Info at 503-653-8100 or ncprd.com/discovery-guide

JAM (Every) — Open Bluegrass Jam with Rich Landar, 4-6 pm, join us outside on the patio for a picker's circle where everyone can play as much as they'd like; bluegrass instrumentation preferred but any instruments are welcome. White Eagle Saloon *, free, all ages. Info: www.mcmenamins.com

JAM (Every) — Weekly Old Time Music Jam, 7-10 pm, traditional American old time music, Hostel Café, 1810 NW Glisan. Info: 503-417-8143 or www.hostelcafepdx.com

JAM (1st and 3rd) — West Side Folk Jam (Contra), 9 pm, strictly a traditional session, but we typically play numbers from the Portland Collection, Vols 1, 2 and 3. Insomnia Coffee, 5389 W Baseline Rd, Hillsboro. Please RSVP to Ivan at oceanwillpart(at)gmail.com

JAM (2nd) — West Side Folk Jam (Contra), 7:30-9:30 pm, Bring your instrument and music stand (a grand piano is available, if anyone wants to play), not strictly a traditional session, but we typically play numbers from the Portland Collection, Vols 1, 2 and 3. Bring a snack to share. Amy Starke's house, 6545 SW Griffin Drive. Please RSVP to Amy at 503-516-9063

CLASS (Every - Apr 26 through Jun 7) Old-Time Fiddle, 6:30 pm, led by Megan Cronin, for beginner-intermediate players who want to expand their repertoire; pre-registration required, $120 for seven classes, NOTE NEW LOCATION: 2007 SE Powell. Info: artichokemusic.org/classes

CLASS (Every - Apr 26 through Jun 7) Violin for Absolute Beginners, 6:30 pm, led by Megan Cronin, learn to play in a low-pressure and supportive group setting, $120 for seven classes, NOTE NEW LOCATION: 2007 SE Powell. Info: artichokemusic.org/classes

DANCE (Every) — Rhonda's Waltz Practica, 5:30-7 pm, Fulton Park Community Center *, a place to develop skill, build confidence, and connect with other dancers at all levels, $5. Info: Rhonda McFaddin at rhondamcfaddin(at)yahoo.com

DANCE (Every) — Portland Waltz Eclectic, 7:30-10 pm, Fulton Park Community Center *, all styles of waltz plus an electic mix of other dance music, DJ Dennis Myers, host Coleen Suzanne, $7, all ages, all levels, everyone welcome. Info: portlanddanceeclectic.com

DANCE (Every) — McMinnville English Country Dance, 7:30–9 pm, Set to Music is a community of people who love English country dance; dance to recorded music, caller varies, McMinnville Grand Ballroom (2nd story), 325 NE 3rd St., McMinnville, $5. Info: portlandcountrydance.org

DANCE (Every) — Winds of Donegal Thursday Night Class (Céilí), 7-9 pm, drop-in class, beginners always welcome, at Winona Grange #271, 8340 SW Seneca Street, Tualatin, 12 and over $5, Info: 503-819-2689 or www.irishpdx.com/classes-and-ceilis/

DANCE (Every) — Hillsboro/Beaverton English Country Dance, 7–9 pm, Set to Music is a community of people who love English country dance; dance to recorded music, caller varies, Kinton Grange, 19015 SW Scholls Ferry Rd., Beaverton, $5. Info: portlandcountrydance.org

DANCE (May 10 & Jun 7) — Contra Dance Music Teaching Session, 7-9 pm, SW Portland (call 503-233-9091 for directions), George Penk or Dan Compton instructing, $8 students/$10 PCDC members/$15 non-members

Friday

CONCERT (1st) — Lynn Conover & friends, 6-8 pm, gritty roots rock, The O'Neill Public House (formerly Biddy McGraw's) *, all ages. Info: theoneillpub.com

CONCERT 1st) — Ash Creek, 7-10 pm, acoustic folk bluegrass, Blast Burger, 315 1st St., #101, Lake Oswego, free. Info: 503-305-8088

CONCERT (1st) — Baby Gramps, 9:30 pm, the Seattle surrealist, Laurelthirst Public House *, $6. Info: 503-232-1504 or www.laurelthirst.com

CONCERT (2nd) — Jacob Westfall, 4 pm, hook-laden songs with sophistication and emotional heft, free, all ages, White Eagle Saloon *. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

CONCERT (2nd & 4th) — Pete Krebs and his Portland Playboys, 6-8 pm, a heavy dose of western swing and hillbilly boogie. Secret Society *, $6, all ages, 16 & under free. Info: www.secretsociety.net

CONCERT (3rd) — Mick Overman, 4 pm, bluesy folk & roll with jazz attitude, White Eagle Saloon *, free, all ages. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

CONCERT (3rd) — The Sportin' Lifers featuring Erin Wallace, 6 pm, rhythm, jive, swing, reefer tunes, jump blues, boogie woogie -- it's all here, $6, all ages, 16 and under free. Secret Society *. Info: www.secretsociety.net

CONCERT (3rd) — Daniel Coble, 6-8 pm, from Counterfeit Cash, The O'Neill Public House (formerly Biddy McGraw's) *, all ages. Info: theoneillpub.com.

CONCERT (Last) — JT Wise Band, 4 pm, roots rock, blues, and Americana, White Eagle Saloon *, free, all ages. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

COFFEEHOUSE (Every) — Friday Night Coffeehouse, 7:30 pm (doors open at 7), singer-songwriter performances: four acts performing 30-minute sets, Artichoke Music, NOTE NEW LOCATION: 2001 SE Powell, suggested donation $5-10. Info: 232-8845 or artichokemusic.org

SING (1st) — Shaped Note Singing from the Sacred Harp Songbook, 6:30-9:00 pm, People’s Co-op Community Room, 3029 SE 21st, Portland. Songbooks provided, no exp necessary. Info: www.portlandsacredharp.org or Jessica Beer at jessicabeer(at)gmail.com

SING (2nd) — Harmony Song Circle (great songs of the '60s and '70s), 7-9 pm, led by Ted Kaye, Friendly House Community Center, 1737 NW 26th (at Thurman), free. Info: kandsons(at)aol.com

SING (3rd) — Folk/Eclectic Song Circle (Rise Up Singing/Rise Again), 7-9 pm, led by Ted Kaye, Friendly House Community Center, 1737 NW 26th (at Thurman), free. Info: kandsons(at)aol.com

OPEN MIC (Every) — West Side Acousti-Lectric, 8-11 pm (7:30 sign-up), hosted by Eric Tworivers and Steve Rodin, sound system provided, Jack's Taproom and Quarterback Bar, 4342 SW Beaverton-Hillsdale Hwy. Info: steverodin(at)rocketmail.com.

OPEN MIC (1st) — North Clark Historical Museum, sign-up 6 pm, play 7-10 pm, sound system provided, 21416 NE 399th St at Rte 503, Amboy, WA, free, donations accepted. Info: 360-247-5620 or wakjh(at)aol.com

OPEN MIC (1st) — Open Mic Night, play 7-9 pm, old-time, country, swing, honky-tonk, all acoustic. To perform, sign up with Linda at community(at)stdavidpdx.org in advance or at the door. St. David of Wales Church, 2800 SE Harrison, $10 suggested donation. Info: www.taborgrass.com

OPEN MIC (2nd) — Yacolt Open Mic, sign-up 6:15 pm, music at 7 pm, keeping music alive one note at a time, family friendly, Yacolt Full Gospel Church, corner of Ranck and West Humphrey, Yacolt, WA. Info: 360-539-9099.

OPEN MIC (Last) — Acoustic Open Mic & Jam, 6:30-10 pm, hosted by Michael Hatfield, sound system provided, bring your instrument and your appetite, all ages and skill levels welcome, Barberton Grange, 9400 NE 72nd, Vancouver WA. Info: 360-269-6628

JAM (Every) — Open Acoustic Jam, 7-10 pm, all levels welcome. Guthrie Park Community Center, 4272-4324 SW Fairview Ave., Dallas, free, all ages. Info: www.guthriepark.org

JAM (1st) — Washington Old Time Fiddlers Association - District 10 Jam and Snackluck, 6-9 pm, fiddles, guitars, mandolins and other traditional backup instruments welcome. Clark County History Museum - Hidden Brick Room, 1511 Main St., Vancouver WA, museum admission free. Info: contact Paul Deming at prdeming(at)gmail.com or Denice Carter at fidlmom1(at)gmail.com

DANCE (Every) — PCDC English Country Dance, 7:30–10:30 pm, modern English country dance for all; newcomers encouraged to come at 7:15 and introduce yourself to the caller for assistance, Burlingame Water Tower (BWT) *, $9 non-members, $7 members, $6 students & seniors, $1 off on dances before 7:30. Info: portlandcountrydance.org

DANCE (1st) — Irish Ceili, 7:30-11 pm, Winona Grange #271, 8340 SW Seneca St, Tualatin, $12. Info: www.winonagrange271.org

DANCE (2nd) — Zydeco Dance Party, 7:30-10:30 pm, Viscount Studio, 720 SE Sandy Blvd., hosted by Roland Jemerson and Janine Tebeau-Jemerson; instruction on request or just enjoy casual dancing, $5, all ages. Info: 503-226-6232 or www.cascadezydeco.com

DANCE (2nd) — Ceili of the Valley Community Dance Series, 7:30-10 pm, (instruction 7-8 pm), live music, VFW Hall, 630 Hood Street NE, Salem, $8 members, $10 non-members., $5 students. Info: 503-383-9297 or info(at)ceiliofthevalley.org

DANCE (2nd) — Contra in The Couve, 7:30 pm lesson, 8-11 pm dance, Hazel Dell Grange, 7509 NE Hazel Dell Ave., Vancouver WA. $7, $5 students and under 12. Info: www.contra-van-wa.org

May 11: music by Thyme Travelers, caller Abigail Hobart

Jun 8: music by The Hat Band, caller Woody Lane

DANCE (3rd) — Contra Dance, 7:30–10 pm dance (lesson at 7 pm), new series, caller and live music at every dance, no partner required, Trinity Lutheran Church, 2194 SE Minter Bridge Road, Hillsboro, $8 non-members, $7 PCDC members and seniors, $5 students, under 12 free. Info: Ivan Camacho at stringride(at)aol.com

May 18: music by Stepwise, caller Rich Goss

DANCE (4th) — Scandia of Salem, 8-11 pm, Knights of Columbus Hall, 725 Shipping NE, Salem. $6, call Sharon Moore at (503) 364-6713 or sharon.hayloft(at)gmail.com

STORYTELLING PERFORMANCE (1st) — Urban Tellers, 8 pm (music at 7), personal stories crafted in our workshop, The Old Church Concert Hall, 1422 SW 11th, $15 advance/$18 day of show, parking free after 7 pm. Info: www.pdxstorytheater.org

May 5: stories by Robyn Ridler Aoyagi, Debz Briske, Chuck McConnell, and others

Jun 1: stories by Warren McPherson, Dana Brenner-Kelly, Duncan Wyndham, and others

STORYTELLING (2nd - May only) — Portland Storytellers’ Guild (PSG) Potluck and Story Swap, 6:30-8:30 pm, Room 30, Multnomah Arts Center, 7688 SW Capitol Highway. Bring a dish to share and a serving utensil. Brief storytelling workshop and story sharing, free. Info: Ken Iverson at 503-631-2167 or www.portlandstorytellers.org

Saturday

CONCERT (1st) — The Libertine Belles, 6 pm, femme-fatale jazz trio, Secret Society *, $6, all ages, 16 and under free, Info: www.secretsociety.net.

CONCERT (1st & 3rd) — Reverb Brothers, 4 pm, a kind of swamp rock that encompasses blues/Americana/country, White Eagle Saloon *, free, all ages, White Eagle Saloon *. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

CONCERT (2nd) — Redray Frazier & Ezra Holbrook, 6 pm, soulful mix of rock, soul, and blues, The O'Neill Public House (formerly Biddy McGraw's) *, all ages. Info: theoneillpub.com

CONCERT (2nd) — Second Saturday Community Concert, 7:30 pm (doors open at 6:45), Irish entertainment, Winona Grange #271, 8340 SW Seneca St, Tualatin, $25 door. Advance tickets at www.brownpapertickets.com

May 12: The Fretless

CONCERT (2nd) — Norman Sylvester Blues Party, 9:15 pm-1 am, The Spare Room, 4830 NE 42nd, no cover. Info: normansylvester.com.

CONCERT (2nd) — Garcia Birthday Band, 9:30 pm, not your average tribute band, but something fresh and original,

Saloon *, $10, 21+. Info: www.garciabirthdayband.com.

CONCERT (4th) — James Clem, 7:30-11 pm, acoustic blues and Americana, Muddy Rudder Public House *, no cover, 21+. Info: muddyrudderpdx.com

CONCERT (Last) — Two Bit Rumor, 4 pm, classic rock cover band, White Eagle Saloon *, free, all ages. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

CONCERT (Last) — Hammerhead, 9:30 pm, members of Funk Shui, Tree Frogs, and Shannon Tower Band. The O'Neill Public House (formerly Biddy McGraw's) *. Info: theoneillpub.com

SING (1st) — Vancouver Folk Singers Sing-Along, 5:15 pm, bring snacks and finger food to share, 6 pm sing, Clark County Genealogical Society, 715 Grand Blvd, Vancouver, ‘60’s-‘70’s folk and more. Info: Ted, 360-883-3030

* * * Portland FolkMusic Society Event * * *

SING (2nd) — Portland Folk Music Society’s Song Circle

May 12: 6:30 pm finger food snacks only; no potluck, 7 pm sing

Jinx Kuehn & Barry Gorden

Kennedy School Community Room

5736 NE 33rd Avenue

503-280-9765 (home) or 503-816-6407 (mobile)

NOTE: Alcoholic beverages on the premises must be purchased from McMenamins

Jun 9: 6 pm potluck, 7:30 pm sing

Bonnie Messenger & Steve Mullinax

4648 SW 39th Drive

503-863-7700 or 503-863-7698

SING (4th) — Song Circle, 2-4 pm, with John Richter. $5. Artichoke Music, NOTE NEW LOCATION: 2007 SE Powell. Info: 232-8845 or artichokemusic.org/classes

CLASS/JAM (Every) —Taborgrass Bluegrass Class & Jam, 10 am-1 pm for beginning class and jam, 1-4 pm for the intermediate; all instruments, no registration required, drop-ins welcome; knowledge of basic chords and ability to execute the chord changes is required. St. David of Wales Church, 2800 SE Harrison, $10. Info: www.taborgrass.com

JAM (3rd) - Hammer Dulcimers Tune Circle, 2-4 pm, Celtic, Folk, and Traditional. Solo and group playing, all levels, focus on learning new songs. 4736 Quartz Court, Camas, WA Info: 360-210-7295 / steve(at)snclocks.com

WORKSHOP (2nd) — Ukulele Jam, 1-2:30 pm, with Avery Hill, for all levels; fun and familiar songs in a joyful atmosphere. Artichoke Music, NOTE NEW LOCATION: 2007 SE Powell, $10 suggested donation. Info: 232-8845 or artichokemusic.org/classes

WORKSHOP (2nd) — Slow Jam, 3-4:30 pm, with Megan Cronin. Artichoke Music, NOTE NEW LOCATION: 2007 SE Powell, $10. Info: 232-8845 or artichokemusic.org/classes

DANCE (1st) — 1st Saturday Contra, 7:30-11 pm (begins with a teaching session), Fulton Park Community Center *, $8, $6 students. Info: Rich, 327-6582

May 5: music by Unleashed!, caller William Watson

Jun 2: music by The Stage Crew, caller David Kaynor

DANCE (1st & 3rd) — Corvallis Folklore Society Contra Dance, 8-11 pm (beginners' lesson 7:30 pm). First Congregational Church, Gatton Hall, 4515 SW West Hills Rd., Corvallis (unless otherwise noted), $7-10 sliding scale; minus $1 for walker/bike rider/student. Contact Jennifer Carlin at 541-231-0008. Info: corvallisfolklore.org

May 5: music by The Bridgetown Boys, caller Tarka Ayres

May 19: music by The Nettles, caller Michael Karcher

Jun 2: music by In Tent City, caller Jacqui Brennan

Jun 16: music by Treehouse, caller Noah Grunzweig

DANCE (2nd) — PCDC Family Dance, 4:30-6:30 pm, followed by potluck dinner, Fulton Park Community Center *, $6 adult, $5 child, $20 maximum per family

DANCE (2nd) — 2nd Saturday Contra, 7:30-11 pm (begins with a teaching session), Fulton Park Community Center *, $9 non-members, $7 members, $6 students & seniors, $1 off on dances before 7:30. Info: Rich, 327-6582

May 12: music by The Hat Band, caller Noah Grunzweig

Jun 9: music by ?, caller ?

DANCE (1st & 3rd) — Hungarian Tanchaz, 8-11 pm (teaching 8-9 followed by recreational dancing), sponsored by menbers of Aratas Hungarian Folk Ensemble,The Chalet, 7045 SW Taylors Ferry Road. $2 donation requested to help defray costs. Call Steve and Susan at 503-297-4279 for more information.

DANCE (2nd) — Eugene Folklore Society Contra Dance, 7:30-10:30 pm (7 pm lesson, potluck at 5:30). Village School Gym, 3411 Willamette St, Eugene. sliding scale admission: $6-10 members (students with ID get $1 off), $8-10 general ($1 off if arriving before newcomers' session 7 pm). Info: eugenefolklore.org

May 12: music by The Nettles, caller Laurel Thomas

Jun 9: music by The Wisenheimers, caller Laurel Thomas

DANCE (3rd) — Portland Third Saturday Contra Dance, 8:00 pm (teaching session 7:30), Fulton Park Community Center *. $8, $6 students & seniors. Info: Dan Compton, 233-9091

May 19: music by The BFD, caller Rich Goss

Jun 16: music by Jigsaw, caller TBA

DANCE (4th) — PCDC Contra Dance, 8:00 pm, (7:30 beginners), Fulton Park Community Center *, $9 non-members, $7 members, $6 students & seniors, $1 off on dances before 7:30. Info: Rich, 327-6582

STORYTELLING WORKSHOP (May 10) — The Heart of the Matter, 9:30 am-12:30 pm, all welcome, led by Shay Knorr and sponsored by the Portland Storytellers Guild, why crafting that good story and finding the nugget of truth, Multnomah Arts Center, Room 30, 7668 SW Capital Highway, $30/$25 members, plus service fee. Info: www.portlandstorytellers.org

* * * CAMPS/FESTIVALS

Jun 16-17, Weiser Banjo Contest, an opportunity for banjo players at all levels to compete and play in front of a live audience, held on the front lawn of Beardsley Hall on the grounds of the historic Intermountain Institute, Weiser ID. For contest info: weiserbanjo.weebly.com/banjo-contest.html.

Jun 17-23, National Oldtime Fiddlers Contest and Festival (Weiser), where fun keeps on happening! Continuous free festival entertainment at Memorial Park Stage. For festival info, contact Sandra Cooper at 208-414-0255 Monday-Friday or director(at)fiddlecontest.com.The national finals of fiddling are held at Weiser High School, 690 W Indianhead Road, Weiser ID. For contest info, go to www.fiddlecontest.org.

Jun 21-24, Caleb Klauder's Great Big Fais Do-Do, Cajun, honky-tonk & western swing dance concerts featuring The Foghorn Stringband, The Cajun Country Revival, The Waysiders, The Caleb Klauder Country Band, Jesse Lège & Joel Savoy, and Bobby Winstead and the Long Goodbyes; The Spare Room Lounge, 4830 NE 42nd Ave, and other venues. Info: www.calebklauder.com.

Jun 22-23, Columbia Gorge Blues and Brews Festival, 16 craft breweries, regional wineries, fabulous food, and live music featuring Hillstomp, Ty Curtis, LaRhonda Steele & King Louie, Norman Sylvester, Sister Mercy, Timothy James, and a guitar slinger super jam with Robbie Laws, Ben Rice, Anni Piper and others. Skamania County Fairgrounds, Stevenson WA. Onsite camping available. To register, go to www.gorgebluesandbrews.com.

Jun 25-30, Voice Works - A Workshop for Singers, four days and four nights of intense fun, singing instruction, repertoire building, and merry music making. 2018 Instuctors include Robert Jones, Mike + Ruthy, Dori Freeman, Greg Blake, Danielle Martineau, Skip Gorman, Cathy Jordan, and many others. Fort Worden State Park, near Port Townsend WA. To register, go to centrum.org/voice-works-a-workshop-for-singers

Jun 30-Jul 8, Mule Barn Camp, Jamming and camping weekend, also an affordable alternative during the Festival of American Fiddle Tunes. Jefferson County Fairgrounds, 4907 Landes St., Port Townsend WA. To sign up, go to www.mulebarncamp.com. For more info, call Ray Leach at 360-269-8833 or email him at mulebarncamp(at)gmail.com

Jul 1-8, Festival of American Fiddle Tunes, living, learning, and playing music with masters of a wide variety of fiddling styles (artistic director Joel Savoy). 2018 Instructors include James Mason, Suzy & Eric Thompson, Winifred Horan, Don & Cindy Roy, The Modock Rounders, and many others. Fort Worden State Park, near Port Townsend WA. To register, go to centrum.org/programs/fiddle/.

Jul 4-7, Waterfront Blues Festival, four days of blues in Waterfront Park along the Willamette to benefit the Oregon Food Bank. Headliners include Ruthie Foster, George Thorogood & The Destroyers, Marc Broussard, Robert Randoph and the Family Band, Curtis Salgado, and Chubby Carrier & The Bayou Swamp Band. $10 donation per day, 4-day passes $40 and up. For further info: www.waterfrontbluesfest.com.

Jul 6-8, Wheeler County Bluegrass Festival, held on the Wheeler County Courthouse Lawn, 701 Adams St. in Fossil and includes a parade, jamming, camping, art shows, gospel open mic, and bands. Performers include Misty Mamas, Downtown Mountain Boys, Whiskey Deaf, and many othersAll events are free. For further info, contact Wheeler County at 541-763-2400 or info(at)wheelercountybluegrass.org.

Jul 8-13, Wallowa Fiddle Tunes Camp, affordable group fiddle instruction in a relaxed format. Discover southern Appalachian fiddle tunes with lead instuctors Lisa Ornstein (fiddle), Maggie Lind (banjo), and Patrick Lind (guitar). Instructors also include John Weed (Irish fiddle), Andy Emert (swing fiddle), Linda Robertson (fiddle), Stuart Mason (guitar), and Larry B. Smith (dance master), P.O. Box 148, Enterprise. To register, go to wvmusicalliance.org.

Jul 13-15, Oregon Country Fair, experience world-class entertainment, hand-made crafts, delectable foods, educational displays, and magical surprises at every turn of the path. Contra Dances on Friday and Saturday feature music by The Nettles with caller Noah Grunzweig, held in Veneta OR. For tickets and further info: 541-343-4298 or oregoncountryfair.org.

Jul 13-15, Vancouver Island Musicfest, over 200 performers on six fully programmed stages! Great roots and world music at the Comox Valley Fairgrounds near Courtenay BC. Performers include Ry Cooder, Darlingside, Celeigh Cardinal, Josh White, Jr. and many others. For tickets and further info: www.islandmusicfest.com.

Jul 13-15, 14th Annual Targhee Fest, music in the Tetons featuring Joe Russo's Almost Dead, Hard Working Americans, Sister Sparrow & the Dirty Birds, Rhiannon Giddons, James McMurtry, and Karl Denson's Tiny Universe 'Eat a Bunch of Peaches'. For further info, contact the Grand Targhee Resort, 3300 Ski Hill Road, Alta, WY, at www.grandtarghee.com.

Jul 16-19, West Cascades Fiddle Camp & Workshops, instructors include Andy Emert (advanced fiddle), Linda Danielson (fiddle clinic), Tim Crosby (intermediate fiddle team), Amy Herman (Scandinavian fiddling), Martha Stone (clawhammer banjo), Joe Ross (mandolin), Jerry Parks (guitar), and many others; sponsored by the Oregon Old-Time Fiddlers' Association (OOTFA). Held at Westridge Middle School, 46433 Westfir Rd. near Oakridge, $120 for campers 19 and over/$70 youth/$30 workshops only. To sign up, go to www.fiddlecamp.org/signup.

Jul 19-22, Northwest String Summit, Americana and roots music on three stages, featuring Railroad Earth, Mandolin Orange, Yonder Mountain String Band, Greensky Bluegrass, the Shook Twins, and many others. Horning's Hideout, 21277NW Brunswick Canyon Road, North Plains. For tickets and further info: stringsummit.com.

Jul 20-21, Powellswood Storytelling Festival, 5th annual festival of the most ancient of human arts. Tellers include Anne Rutherford, Donald Davis, Bill Lepp, Bobby Norfolk, Sherry Norfolk, and Milbre Burch. Friday workshops and telling on Saturday. Presented by the Portland Storytellers Guild at Powellswood Garden, 430 South Dash Point Road, Federal Way WA. Parking avaiable at Sacajawea School, 1101 South Dash Point Road. For further info and to register: powellswoodfestival.com.

Jul 20-22, 38th Annual Cathedral Park Jazz Festival, Portland's open-air jazz festival under the St. John's Bridge, now sponsored by the Jazz Society of Oregon, free. Performers include Norman Sylvester Revue, NW Women Rhythm and Blues, Becky Kilgore & the Cowhands, Reggie Houston, Jessika Smith Big Band, and Enzo Irace. For further info: www.jazzoregon.com/cpjazz.

Jul 20-22, Wildwood Music Fest and Campout, 5th annual Americana and roots music festival that showcases emerging artists, promotes local food and agriculture, and benefits local non-profits. Performers include The Tezeta Band, The Lostines, The Resolectrics, Jaime Wyatt, and Sarah Shook and the Disarmers. Roshambo Art Farm, 22900 SW Pittman Road, Sheridan. Camping available on site for $10 per person. For tickets and further info: www.wildwoodmusicfest.com.

Jul 20-22, Winthrop Rhythm & Blues Festival, 31st annual festival of the very finest rhythm and blues entertainment; held at The Blues Ranch on the Methow River, 32380 W Valley Hwy, Winthrop WA, the longest-running festival in the state of Washington. Performers include Los Lonely Boys, Curly Taylor & Zydeco Trouble, Too Slim & The Taildraggers, California Honeydrops, Curtis Salgado/Alan Hager & Friends plus many others. Onsite camping and portable showers available. For tickets and further info: www.winthropbluesfestival.com.

Jul 21, Portland Highland Games, Scottish Highland dance, Ceilidh social dance, harp demostrations, piping, drumming, fiddling, and athletic competitions. Mt. Hood Community College, 26000 SE Stark, Gresham. For ticket information and further info: www.phga.org.

Jul 23-27, Portland Fiddle Camp for Kids (1st Session), fun-filled days of fiddle, square dance and jam sessions; 10th annual camp for children ages 6-16. Held at Pacific Crest Community School, 116 NE 29th Ave. For further info: portlandfiddlecamps.com.

Jul 26-28, Three Days of Aloha in the Pacific Northwest, hula and craft workshop, hapa haole hula competion, Thursday night Pa'ina (dinner), aloha 5K fun run, and Ho'ike (show) and Hawaiian Festival. Esther Short Park, W Columbia and 8th St., Vancouver WA. For more information and to register for the hula competion and 5K run, go to hawaiianfestivalpnw.com.

Jul 26-29, NorthWest Autoharp Gathering, the music festival that's all about the autoharp! Concerts, workshops, jamming, open stages, and an outstanding lineup of award-winning autoharpists. Furnished dormitory rooms, tent & RV camping, meals included. Ananda College, 38950 SW Laurelwood Rd., Gaston. For complete information, call 503-312-1186 or go to www.nwautoharp.org. Sponsored by the Portland FolkMusic Society.

Jul 26-29, Columbia Gorge Bluegrass Festival, great bluegrass music. Contests for fiddle, banjo, flat-pick guitar, mandolin, and resophonic guitar. Headliners include Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper, The Purple Hulls, Jeff Scroggins & Colorado, Fern Hill, The Great Northern Planes, and Whiskey Deaf. Skamania County Fairgrounds, Stevenson WA. Camping available. To register, go to www.columbiagorgebluegrass.net.

Jul 27-29, Washington Park Summer Festival, three magical nights of music, dance and hands-on art activities, including Rejoice! Diaspora Dance Theater presents UPRISE - Dances of the African Diaspora (storytelling and live music) on Friday, Opera in the Park - Tosca by Giacomo Puccini, conducted by Keith Clark on Saturday, and Orquestra Pacifico Tropical (psychedelic cumbia orchestra on Sunday, International Rose Test Garden Amphitheater, 410 SW Kingston Avenue, free. For complete information, call 503-312-1186 or go to www.portlandoregon.gov/parks.

Jul 27-Aug 4, Lark Camp, 39-year-old festival held in Mendocino County CA on the banks of the Eel River. Music, song & dance workshops, parties, dances, sessions, fire circles, and great food. Accomodations include cabins, camping, dining hall, and dance hall. For complete information, go to larkcamp.com.

Jul 28-Aug 17, Puget Sound Guitar Workshop, three independent week-long sessions designed for adults ranging from bare-bones beginners to professionals. Teachers include Carol McComb, Eric Thompson, Flip Breskin, Suzy Thompson, and Wayne Henderson. Registration starts Mar 15. Held at a sylvan camp/retreat in the tall pines near Bremerton WA. Info: www.psgw.org.

Jul 29-Aug 2, RiverTunes Roots Music & Creativity Camp, a small coummunity-based volunteer asisted music camp, whose purpose is to validate, encourage, and promote the creative music abilities of all people. Classes are available for fiddle, banjo, guitar, mandolin, ukulele, accordion, bass, percussion, singing, writing, and performing. Teachers include Anne Weiss, Hawkeye Herman, Keith Greeninger, Sylvia Herold, Michelle Kiba, and Joe Craven, Camp Sylvester Resort, 28770 Dodge Ridge Road, Pinecrest CA. To register, go to www.rivertunes.net.

Jul 29-Aug 5, Port Townsend Acoustic Blues Festival & Workshop, the down-home back porch vibe of this early acoustic blues program is dedicated to honoring the memory of delta blues singer Son House (artistic director Jerron Paxton). Classes are available for fiddle, guitar, mandolin, ukulele, harmonica, washboard, accordion, piano, bass, percussion, singing, writing, and performing. Teachers include Brian Farrow, Mary Flower, Jontavious Willis, Lauren Sheehan, Del Rey, Lazy Lester, Washboard Chaz, Cory Ledet, and many others, Fort Worden State Park, near Port Townsend WA. To register, go to centrum.org/port-townsend-acoustic-blues-festival-workshop.

Aug 3-4, Tualatin Crawfish Festival, live music, kids' events, food, fireworks, beer, wine, and crawfish. Performers include Ben Rice, Lisa Mann, Ken DeRouchie, and Ty Curtis. Sponsored by the Hood to Coast Race Series. For ticket information and further info: htcraceseries.com/event/crawfish-festival.

Aug 3-5, Pickathon, multiethnic roots music, featuring Sierra Hull, Blind Boys of Alabama, Caleb Klauder & Reeb Willms, Hailu Mergia, John Craigie, Lost Bayou Ramblers, DakhaBrakha, and many others, Pendarvis Farm, 16581 SE Hagen Rd., Happy Valley. For tickets and further info: pickathon.com.

Aug 3-5, Winlock Pickers' Festival, 17th annual music festival produced by the Winlock Acoustic Music Association (WAMA) in Winolecqua Park, Winlock WA. 2015 performers include Richard Bennett, Dogwood String Band, The Mighty Dreadful, Julie and the Wayves, and Roosevelt Road. Prices: $25 weekend ($20 WAMA members), $15 Friday, $15 Saturday, ($10 WAMA members), Sunday free, $10 per night charge for camping in the park. For further info: winlockpickersfest.com.

Aug 3-5, Mt. Baker R&B Festival, premier blues event, featuring Anna Popovic, Sonny Landreth, Albert Castiglia, Southern Hospitality, and many others, Deming Log Show Fairgrounds, 3295 Cedarville Rd., Deming WA. For tickets and further info: www.bakerblues.com.

Aug 6-9, 13th Annual Targhee Music Camp, four days of high level instruction with Mary Gautier (songwriting), Tony Trischka (banjo), Missy Raines (bass), Sharon Gilchrist (mandolin), Eric Thompson (guitar), Suzy Thompson (fiddle), and Laurie MacAllister (singing). For further info, contact the Grand Targhee Resort, 3300 Ski Hill Road, Alta, WY, at www.targheemusiccamp.com.

Aug 6-10, Portland Fiddle Camp for Kids (2nd Session), fun-filled days of fiddle, square dance and jam sessions; 10th annual camp for children ages 6-16. Held at Pacific Crest Community School, 116 NE 29th Ave. For further info: portlandfiddlecamps.com.

Aug 9-11, Subdued String Band Jamboree, three nights and two days of pickin', singin', and stompin', tent & RV camping, Deming Log Show Fairgrounds, 3925 Cedarville Rd., Bellingham WA (about 10 miles outside of town). For complete information, go to www.stringbandjamboree.com.

Aug 10-12, 21st Annual Elephant Garlic Festival, three day festival filled with music, food, and fun for the entire family, performers include Norman Sylvester, Aarun & Jonathan, Americana Jukebox, and Strawberry Roan, Jessie Mays Community Park, 30975 NW Hillcrest Street, North Plains, free, no dogs or pets allowed. For further info: funstinks.com.

Aug 10-12, 34th Annual Mount St. Helens Bluegrass Festival, a weekend of concerts, workshops, jam sessions, and much more. Performers include Sammy Adkins and the Sandy Hook Mountain Boys, Rusty Hinges, String Theory, John Kael & Annie Staninec, Whiskey Deaf, and Fern Hill. Quilting room available behind the stage, on-site camping and RV parking available at the venue, Toledo High School, 1242 State Route 505, Toledo WA. For complete information, go to www.washingtonbluegrassassociation.org.

Aug 10-12, 31st Annual Grand Targhee Bluegrass Festival, bluegrass in the Tetons featuring Red Molly, Tony Trischka At Large, The Infamous Stringdusters, Greensky Bluegrass, I'm With Her, Missy Raines Trio, and Marty Stuart & The Fabulous Superlatives. For further info, contact the Grand Targhee Resort, 3300 Ski Hill Road, Alta, WY, at www.grandtarghee.com.

Aug 11, Port Gamble Maritime Music Festival, a day of maritime music set in a natural amphitheatre overlooking Gamble Bay, performers include Shanghaied on the Willamette, Alex Sturbaum, Mariide, McKenzie Briar, and Spanaway Bay, 32400 Rainier Avenue NE, Port Gamble WA. For complete information, go to www.portgamblemaritimemusic.com.

Aug 11-20, Centralia Old-Time Music Campout, 15th annual festival of day-long jamming and hanging out with friends in a beautiful riverfront setting in Centralia WA; camping available. For registration, go to www.centraliacampout.com. For more info, contact Ray Leach at 360-269-8833.

Aug 17-19, Harrisbridge Folk Festival, family friendly, camping, swimming in the river and music. Performers Include Beth Wood, Anna Tivel, Jeffrey Martin, and others. Held at Harris Bridge Vineyard, 22937 Harris Rd., Philomath. For tickets and information, go to www.harrisbridgevineyard.com.

Aug 17-19, Princeton Traditional Music Festival, 10th annual festival of music and dance in Princeton BC. Fiddle tunes, sea shanties, Celtic traditional ballads, accordion music. Performers Include Shanghaied on the Willamette, free. For complete information, go to www.princetontraditional.org.

Aug 19-25, Lady of the Lake Family Week, daily age-based workshops in art, dance, singing, music, and more! Held on the shores of Lake Coeur d'Alene in Northern Idaho. Staff includes Greg and Jere Canote, Susan Michaels, Jody Kruskal, Darryl Thomas and Valerie Bergman, and In Tent City. Sponsored by the Spokane Folklore Society. For further info, contact www.ladyofthelake.org.

Aug 31-Sep 2, Tumbleweed Music Festival, 22nd annual free music festival in Howard Amon Park in Richland WA, sponsored by the Three Rivers Folklife Society and the City of Richland. For further info, contact www.3rfs.org.

Aug 31-Sep 3, Zigzag Old Time Music Campout, Labor Day weekend songwriting camp offers camping, music, friendship, good food, jamming and informal workshops at Zigzag Mountain Farm on 50 acres on Mt. Hood, about an hour from Portland; Includes tenting or yurts, meals, and a wood-fired hot tub. Funded by Bubbaville; for further info: www.zigzagoldtime.com.

Aug 31-Sep 3, American Roots Music Program, welcome to singers, banjo pickers, bass players, fiddlers, guitarists, and mandolinists for instruction in blues, bluegrass, Cajun, old-time mountain music, plus jams, a square dance, and a faculty concert; Instructors Include Mary Flower, Matt Brown, Harry Tuft, Stephen Wade, and Dick Weissman, Rocky Ridge Music Center, 465 Longs Peak Road, Estes Park CO. For further info: www.rockyridge.org.

Aug 31-Sep 3, Northwest Passage Dance Camp - 2018, English country dance weekend features hiking trails, waterfalls, wonderful gourmet food, good company, and great dancing at Mt. Hood Kiwanis Camp, 83500 E Kiwanis Camp Road, Government Camp. Two fabulous bands, Persons of Quality and Fine Companions, with two great callers, Kalia Kliban and David Millstone. For further info: www.nwpassagedancecamp.org.

Sep 3, Labor Day Mountain Music Festival, held at Timberline Lodge, many performers including Kate Power & Steve Einhorn, Mountain Honey, the Talbott Brothers, Claire Lynch, and the Caleb Klauder Country Band, free. For more info, contact folks(at)qualityfolk.com.

Sep 6-9, American Banjo Camp, study old-time or bluegrass banjo (guitar, bass, mandolin and fiddle also) at Pilgrim Firs Conference Center, 3318 SW Lake Flora Road, Port Orchard WA with master instructors including Bill Evans, Alan Munde, Eric Thompson, Laura Smith, Greg and Jere Canote, Ken Perlman and many others. For complete information, go to www.americanbanjocamp.com.

Sep 7-9, Sisters Folk Festival 2018, three days of the best American music from blues to bluegrass. Performers to be announced in April; Festival passes are available now. For further info, call 541-549-4979 or go to www.sistersfolkfestival.org.

Sep 7-9, Oakridge Ukulele Festival, three day festival in Oakridge, 45 minutes east of Eugene. Instructors include James Clem, Richard Columbo, Carl Ventis, and Neal Chin. To sign up: www.oakridgeukulelefestival.com.

Sep 12-16, Port Townsend Ukulele Festival, four nights and three days of intense fun, ukulele instruction, and merry music making. 2018 Instructors TBD. Fort Worden State Park, near Port Townsend WA. To register, go to centrum.org/the-port-townsend-ukulele-festival. (This festival sells out quickly).

Sep 26-30, The Berkeley Old Time Music Convention, open cabaret, square dances, workshops, string band contest and concerts, featuring Foghorn Stringband, Del Rey & Suzy Thompson with Matt Weiner, Molsky's Mountain Drifters, Anna & Elizabeth, Bobby Taylor and Kim Johnson with Karen Celia Heil. Held at various venues in Berkeley CA. For tickets and further info: www.berkeleyoldtimemusic.org.

Sep 28-Oct 2, Blues in the Gorge, blues guitar camp featuring aristic director and instuctor Mary Flower, and instructors Duke Robillard, Pat Donohue and Michael Jerome Browne. Menucha Retreat and Conference Center, 38711 E Historic Columbia River Highway, Corbett. For info, contact Scott Crane or Lauren Deming at 503-695-2243 or menucha.org. Co-sponsored by Cascade Blues Association.

Oct 11-14, FAR-West Conference, the gathering place for music and arts communities from the greater west and beyond. It is the annual conference of the Folk Alliance Western Region and is held at the Warner Center Marriott in Los Angeles CA. For more info and to register, contact www.far-west.org.


See also:
aladdin-theater.com
albertastreetpub.com
artichokemusic.org/calendar
bubbaguitar.com/calendar/
cascadezydeco.com
concertsinyourhome.com
www.doranproductions.com
dougfirlounge.com
mississippistudios.com
mississippipizza.com/calendar
oregonbluegrass.org/calendar
portlandcountrydance.org
portlanddanceeclectic.com
portlanddancing.com
portlandsongwriters.org/calendar.htm

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