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

May 3 (Wed) — Saint Blasphemer, 6 pm, alternative rock, Music Millennium, 3158 E Burnside, free, all ages. Info: 503-231-8926.

May 3 (Wed) — Moody Little Sister, 7 pm, emotionally moving and beautifully structured, Edgefield Winery *, free, 21+. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

May 4 (Thu) — Carl Solomon, 4-7 pm, stories about the coming and going of peoples' lives, Goorin Brothers Hats, 808 NW 23rd. Info: www.carlsolomonmusic.com.

May 4 (Thu) — The Old Yellers, 7-9 pm, Americana, rock & roll, alt-country, and folk, Edgefield Winery *, free, 21+. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

May 4 (Thu) — Alexa Wiley & the Wilderness, 6-8 pm, evocative vocals and poetic songs, Kennedy School Gymnasium *, free, 21+. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

May 4 (Thu) —Antigoni Goni, 8 pm, Greek guitarist with beautiful tone, exquisite phrasing, great timbre and dynamic range, and an engaging presence, Wiegand Hall, Marylhurst University, 17600 Pacific Hwy,, Marylhurst, $32-$37. Info and tickets: www.portlandclassicguitar.com.

May 4 (Thu) — Sleepy Eyed Johns, 8-11 pm, bluegrass, Muddy Rudder Public House *. Info: muddyrudderpdx.com.

May 4 (Thu) — Blue Flags & Black Grass, 8:30-11:30 pm, combines jug band, ragtime, bluegrass, blues with hints of Irish and Gypsy twang, The O'Neill Public House (formerly Biddy McGraw’s) *. Info: theoneillpub.com.

May 5 (Fri) — Anita Margarita & The RattleSnakes, 7-9 pm, hillbilly jazz , Edgefield Winery *, free, 21+. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

May 5 (Fri) — 80's Prom with Radical Revolution, 7-11 pm, prizes will be awarded for best '80s-themed outfits and Radical Revolution will perform your fave '80s high-school hits, Kennedy School * Theater, $20, 21+, overnight packages available. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

May 5 (Fri) — Reverb Brothers, 8-11 pm, a kind of swamp rock that encompasses blues/Americana/country, Muddy Rudder Public House *. Info: muddyrudderpdx.com.

May 5 (Fri) — The Midnight Serenaders + The Rhythm Future Quartet, 8:30 pm, swing and gypsy jazz, Secret Society *, $15, 21+. Info: www.secretsociety.net.

May 6 (Sat) — James Clem, 9 am-12:30 pm, acoustic blues and Americana, Hollywood Farmers Market, 4420 NE Hancock. Info: www.jamesclem.com.

May 6 (Sat) — Kaeley Stephens with Paul Brainard (pedal steel) and Megan Cronin (violin), 6-8 pm, animistic folk music; for the spirit, from the heart, The O'Neill Public House (formerly Biddy McGraw’s) *, free, all ages. Info: www.kaeleymusic.com.

May 6 (Sat) — Oregon Backstage: Portugal. The Man + Pete Krebs with special guest Ural Thomas, 6 pm, fundraiser for the Oregon Music Hall Of Fame (OMHOF), Secret Society *, $85 advance/$100 door, all ages, 16 and under free. Info: www.secretsociety.net.

May 6 (Sat) — Moody Little Sister, 7 pm, emotionally moving and beautifully structured, O'Connor's Vault, 7850 SW Capitol Highway. Advance tickets $8 plus service fee at brownpapertickets.com or $12 at the door. Info from Matt Miner at 503-484-8196 or mattminermusic(at)gmail.com.

May 6 (Sat) — The Columbians, 7-9 pm, acoustic bluegrass and American electric , Edgefield Winery *, free, 21+. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

May 6 (Sat) — Joe Kye, 7:30 pm, Potluck: 6:30 pm, born in Korea and raised in Seattle, singer/composer/violinist-looper discharges worlds of emotion with his lush string loops and eclectic style, voluntary donation $20, or as you can. Please RSVP for directions & to reserve as space is limited. Info: Abbie Weisenbloom at abbiew(at)froggie.com or 503-233-4945. For music, visit www.joekye.com.

May 6 (Sat) — Tony Furtado CD Release Concert, 8 pm (doors open at 7), folk new tunes, old favorite and many special guests, Alberta Rose Theatre *, $15 advance/$18 door. Minors OK when accompanied by a parent or guardian. Tickets online through www.albertarosetheatre.com.

May 6 (Sat) — Dan O'Sullivan with special guest Don Wheatley, 8 pm (doors open at 7:30), intricate yet soulful guitar work in support of a unique songwriting voice, Artichoke Music *, $15. Info: www.artichokemusic.org. Seating is limited - call 503-232-8845 for reservations.

May 6 (Sat) — Garcia Birthday Band, 9 pm, not your average tribute band, but something fresh and original, White Eagle Saloon *, $10, 21+. Info: www.garciabirthdayband.com.

May 6 (Sat) — Norman Sylvester Band, 9 pm, blues party, Blue Diamond Lounge, 2016 NE Sandy. Info: normansylvester.com.

May 6 (Sat) — Lisa Mann and Her Really Good Band, 9 pm, big band blues, Catfish Lou's, 2460 NW 24th Ave. Info: www.lisamannmusic.com.

May 7 (Sun) — James Clem, 10 am-2 pm, acoustic blues and Americana, King Farmers Market, NE 7th & Wygant. Info: www.jamesclem.com.

May 7 (Sun) — Brent Cobb, 3 pm, country music singer-songwriter, Music Millennium, 3158 E Burnside, free, all ages. Info: 503-231-8926.

May 7 (Sun) — Squirrel Butter (Charmaine Slaven & Charlie Beck), 4-6 pm, traditional and original music influenced by Appalachian, early country, jug band, and blues, Fremont Theater, 3185 NE Fremont, $5, all ages. Tickets at www.fremonttheater.com.

May 7 (Sun) — Fine Company (a folk trio comprising Bill Murlin, Jim Portillo and Ron Dalton), 7 pm (doors open at 6:30), CD release and fundraiser concert; proceeds will be shared with Artichoke Community to help with their new building, Artichoke Music *, $15. Info: www.artichokemusic.org. Seating is limited - call 503-232-8845 for reservations.

May 7 ((Sun) — Red and Ruby, 7-9 pm, original arrangements with a balance of gravity and levity, Edgefield Winery *, free, 21+. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

May 9 (Tue) — Pete Krebs: Vintage Americana, 7-9 pm, vintage swing, gypsy jazz, rockabilly, Edgefield Winery *, free, 21+. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

May 11 (Thu) — The Junebugs, 7-9 pm, high energy pop folk trio, Kennedy School Gymnasium *, free, all ages. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

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

May 11 (Thu) — Claude Bourbon, 8 pm, amazing guitar performances that take blues, Spanish, Middle Eastern, and Russian musical traditions into uncharted territory, Fremont Theater, 3185 NE Fremont, $10, all ages. For tickets (service fee extra) go to brownpapertickets.com.

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

May 12 (Fri) — Half-Grassed Band, 7-9 pm, combining the flavors of Merle, Doc, Willie, Waylon, Johnny, and the Allmans, White Eagle Saloon *, free, all ages. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

May 12 (Fri) — Tin Silver, 6-8 pm, a deep understanding of roots music, all ages, Glass of Hearts, 9:30 pm-1 am, Blondie tribute, 21+, The O'Neill Public House (formerly Biddy McGraw's) *. Info: theoneillpub.com.

May 12 (Fri) — The Resolectrics, 7-9 pm, ragged and yet heart-felt, Edgefield Winery *, free, 21+. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

May 12 (Fri) — Benefit for Tim featuring Kate & the Crocodiles, Dominic Castillo & Guests, and May Picard, 7:30-10:30 pm, this is a benefit concert for a man who is part of the Alberta Arts Community. Tim is fighting cancer and is in need of a bone marrow transplant, Alberta Street Pub *, $10-$50 sliding scale. More info: www.albertastreetpub.com.

May 12 (Fri) — Rodney Crowell with special guest Wanderlodge, 8 pm (doors open at 7), progressive country singer, songwriter, and producer, Alberta Rose Theatre *, $30 advance/$40 door/$50 premium. Minors OK when accompanied by a parent or guardian. Tickets online through www.albertarosetheatre.com.

* * * Portland FolkMusic Society Event * * *

May 13 (Sat) — A Play-Day in May, 1:30-5 pm (doors open at 1:20), Portland FolkMusic Society's 40th Anniversary (rescheduled from last December), Fulton Park Community Center *, $6 per person. Info: www.portlandfolkmusic.org/40page.php.

May 13 (Sat) — Oregon Bluegrass Association (OBA) presents Grass Station and The Loafers, 7 pm (jamming begins at 5:30), traditional bluegrass, Freedom Four Square Church, 660 SE 160th. Admission $15 general/$13 OBA members. Info: Darrell Gulstrom at 503-332-5836.

May 13 (Sat) — The Bronnie Griffin Band featuring Bronnie Griffin (fiddle) with Preston Howard (uileann pipes) and Cary Novotny (guitar), 7:30 pm, Potluck: 6:30 pm, contemporary fiddler steeped in the rich irish tradition, voluntary donation $20, or as you can. Please RSVP for directions & to reserve as space is limited. Info: Abbie Weisenbloom at abbiew(at)froggie.com or 503-233-4945.

May 13 (Sat) — Alan Reid and Rob Van Sante in Concert, 7:30 pm (doors open at 6:45), songs with beguiling melodies and strong historical content, Winona Grange #271, 8340 SW Seneca St, Tualatin, tickets $16 plus service fee at www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2717006.

May 13 (Sat) — John Silliman Dodge joined by guitarists Peter Zisa and Maria Olaya, 8 pm (doors open at 7:30), 360 degrees of guitar from Bach to Hendrix to flamenco, Artichoke Music *, $15. Info: www.artichokemusic.org. Seating is limited - call 503-232-8845 for reservations.

May 13 (Sat) — Norman Sylvester Blues Party, 9:15 pm-1 am, The Spare Room, 4830 NE 42nd, no cover. Info: normansylvester.com.

May 14 (Sun) — Mothers' Day Concert with Misty Mamas and the River City Ramblers, 2 pm, bluegrass, oldtime, gospel and folk, St. John the Baptist Church on the cxampus of Oregon Episcopal School, 6300 SW Nicol Rd., $13 advance from brownpapertickets.com or $15 door. Info: www.mistymamas.com.

May 14 (Sun) — Mothers' Day Concert with Hanneke Cassel and Her Trio (Mike Block on cello and Christopher Lewis on guitar), 7 pm, CD release featuring traditional Scottish and Cape Breton tunes and 17 new tunes composed in the Scottish style, Sherwood Center for the Arts, 22689 SW Pine St., Sherwood, tickets at www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2698014.

May 14 (Sun) — Playing Well With Others (recital with students of Adrian Martin), 7 pm (doors open at 6:30), Artichoke's minister of musical mayhem, Artichoke Music *, $15. Info: www.artichokemusic.org. Seating is limited - call 503-232-8845 for reservations.

May 14 (Sun) — Lewi Longmire & Anita Lee Elliott, 7-9 pm, that sweet southern sound, Edgefield Winery *, free, 21+. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

May 16 (Tue) — James Clem, 10 am-2 pm, acoustic blues and Americana, Lloyd Farmers Market, 820 NE Holladay. Info: www.jamesclem.com.

May 16 (Tue) — Fox and Bones, 7-9 pm, a conceptual folk collaboration between Sarah Vitort and Scott Gilmore, and an archetype for true love in the modern world, Alberta Street Pub *, free. More info: www.albertastreetpub.com.

May 17 (Wed) — Ukalaliens Workshop, 6:30-7:30 pm, led by Kate Power & Steve Einhorn, loaner ukes to share or bring your own, Sherwood Library, 22560 SW Pine, Sherwood, free, Info: 503-625-6688.

May 17 (Wed) — The Sylvia Herold Ensemble with Ron Peters (lead guitar) and Chuck Ervin(bass) , 7:30 pm, Potluck: 6:30 pm, vintage songs and a voice that sparkles, voluntary donation $20, or as you can. Please RSVP for directions & to reserve as space is limited. Info: Abbie Weisenbloom at abbiew(at)froggie.com or 503-233-4945.

May 18 (Thu) — Bill Wadhams & Friends, 7-9 pm, full band with Ross Seligman, Edgefield Winery *, free, 21+. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

May 18 (Thu) — Elliott Smith Project with Catherine Feeny, 7:30-11:59 pm, activist singer-songwriter, Alberta Street Pub *. More info: www.albertastreetpub.com.

May 18 (Thu) — Scratchdog Stringband, 8-11 pm, classic and contemporary Americana, The O'Neill Public House (formerly Biddy McGraw’s) *. Info: theoneillpub.com.

May 19 (Fri) — Tara Velarde, 6-8 pm, a captivating combination of class and sass, The O'Neill Public House (formerly Biddy McGraw’s) *. Info: theoneillpub.com.

May 19 (Fri) — The Stray Birds, 7 pm, an original sound, Fremont Theater, 3185 NE Fremont, $15, all ages. For tickets (service fee extra) go to brownpapertickets.com.

* * * Portland FolkMusic Society Concert * * *

##Note New Concert Venue##

May 19 (Fri) — Acoustic Guitar Summit - Mark Hanson, Terry Robb, and Doug Smith, 7:30 pm, masterful and stunning finger-style guitar, Colonial Heights Presbyterian Church, 2828 SE Stephens * (one block north of Harrison). $18 PFS members, $20 non-members, $10 ages 12-18 (under 12 free). Info: 503-206-8868. Tickets at the door or online through Seat Yourself (recommended) at www.portlandfolkmusic.org/.

May 19 (Fri) — Edna Vazquez, 7:30 pm, acoustic Latin singer and songwriter, Walters Cultural Arts Center, 527 E Main Street, Hillsboro, $15 advance/$20 day of show. For tickets call the box office at 503-615-3485 or go to www.brownpapertickets.com.

May 20 (Sat) — Boy & Bean, 6 pm, swing/jazz trio, $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.

May 20 (Sat) — The Stomptowners, 6-8 pm, putting the stomp back in trad, all ages, Hill Williams, 8-11 pm, the hard driving sound of traditional bluegrass, The O'Neill Public House (formerly Biddy McGraw’s) *. Info: theoneillpub.com.

May 20 (Sat) — The Bywater Band composed of Elias Alexander (border pipes, vocals), Eamon Sefton (guitar, vocals), Kathleen Parks (fiddle, vocals), and Patrick Bowling (flute, bodhran), 7:30 pm, Potluck: 6:30 pm, a dynamic new band formed of some of the finest young musicians on the Boston Celtic music scene, voluntary donation $20, or as you can. Please RSVP for directions & to reserve as space is limited. Info: Abbie Weisenbloom at abbiew(at)froggie.com or 503-233-4945.

May 20 (Sat) — Cole Carr CD Release Concert, 8 pm (doors open at 7:30), music inspired by the Pacific Northwest, Artichoke Music *, $15. Info: www.artichokemusic.org. Seating is limited - call 503-232-8845 for reservations.

May 21 (Sun) — Fiddleheads with special guest Ed Haynes, 7 pm (doors open at 6:30), not easy to describe, Artichoke Music *, $15. Info: www.artichokemusic.org. Seating is limited - call 503-232-8845 for reservations.

May 21 (Sun) — Catie Curtis CD Release Concert, 8 pm (doors open at 7), New-Folk star, Alberta Rose Theatre *, $16 advance/$19 door. Minors OK when accompanied by a parent or guardian. Tickets online through www.albertarosetheatre.com.

May 23 (Tue) — Jack Dwyer, 7-9 pm, multi-instrumentalist and songwriter, Alberta Street Pub *, free. More info: www.albertastreetpub.com.

May 23 (Tue) — Roy Rogers and the Delta Rhythm Kings, 8 pm (doors open at 7), master of slide guitar, Alberta Rose Theatre *, $24 advance/$28 door. Minors OK when accompanied by a parent or guardian. Tickets online through www.albertarosetheatre.com.

May 25 (Thu) — Casey Neill (guitar, vocals) & Johnny Connolly (Irish button accordion), 7:30 pm, Potluck: 6:30 pm, accordion-driven irish dance music, voluntary donation $20, or as you can. Please RSVP for directions & to reserve as space is limited. Info: Abbie Weisenbloom at abbiew(at)froggie.com or 503-233-4945.

May 25 (Thu) — M. Lockwood Porter - Resolectrics, 7:30-11:59 pm, original Americana, Alberta Street Pub *, free. More info: www.albertastreetpub.com.

May 26 (Fri) — Coyote Willow, 7-9 pm, guitar & cello duo, Edgefield Winery *, free, 21+. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

May 26 (Fri) — Lisa Mann Power Trio, 8 pm, blues guitar and bass, Vinyl Tap, 2099 SE Oak Grove Blvd.,Milwaukie. Info: www.lisamannmusic.com.

May 26 (Fri) — Bahttsi, 9:30 pm-1 am, music that swings and snorts, The O'Neill Public House (formerly Biddy McGraw's) *, all ages. Info: theoneillpub.com.

May 27 (Sat) — The Bobs, 8 pm (doors open at 6:30), last concert in Portland, Alberta Rose Theatre *, $24 advance/$28 door. Minors OK when accompanied by a parent or guardian. Tickets online through www.albertarosetheatre.com.

May 27 (Sat) — An Evening of Flamenco with La Peña Flamenca, 8 pm (doors open at 7:30), details coming soon, Artichoke Music *, $15. Info: www.artichokemusic.org. Seating is limited - call 503-232-8845 for reservations.

May 27 (Sat) — Pink Lady Presents The Cat's Meow, 8:30 pm, step back in time to a speakeasy: variety entertainment and classic burlesque. Secret Society *, $12 advance/$15 door, 21+. Info: www.secretsociety.net.

May 27 (Sat) — Bilge Rats & Pyrettes, 9:30 pm-1 am, steals the show and plunders your hearts, The O'Neill Public House (formerly Biddy McGraw’s) *. Info: theoneillpub.com.

May 28 (Sun) — Kaeley Stephens with Dave Mullany, Megan Cronin and Anders Bergstrom, 7-9 pm (doors open at 6:30), folk and blues fundraiser for Artichoke Music, Artichoke Music *, $15. Info: www.artichokemusic.org. Seating is limited - call 503-232-8845 for reservations.

May 29 (Mon) — Brazilian Violin Trio - Ted Falcon (mandolin, violin), Andrew Finn Magill (violin), Nando Duarte (guitar), 7:30 pm, Potluck: 6:30 pm, accordion-driven irish dance music, voluntary donation $20, or as you can. Please RSVP for directions & to reserve as space is limited. Info: Abbie Weisenbloom at abbiew(at)froggie.com or 503-233-4945. For music, visit www.tedfalcon.com, www.andrewfinnmagill.com and www.nandoduarte.net.

May 31 (Wed) — Justin Townes Earle, 8 pm (doors open at 7), deeply soulful, emotionally riveting, and effortlessly uplifting, Aladdin Theater, 3017 SE Milwaukee, $25, all ages. Info: 503-234-9694 ext. 2 or www.aladdin-theater.com.

Jun 2 (Fri) — Norman Sylvester presents "A Phenomenal Concert - The Journey of Blues and Gospel in America", 8 pm (doors open at 7), a celebration of healing music with The Norman Sylvester Revue featuring LaRhonda Steele, Leanne Sylvester, Renato Caranto, Peter Moss, Bill Rhoades with guests Chata Addy and Tevis Hodge, Jr., Alberta Rose Theatre *, $20. Minors OK when accompanied by a parent or guardian. Tickets online through www.albertarosetheatre.com.

Jun 2 (Fri) — Joan Osborne Sings the Songs of Bob Dylan, 8 pm (doors open at 7), one of the great voices of her generation, Aladdin Theater, 3017 SE Milwaukee, $32.50 advance, $35 day of show, all ages. Info: 503-234-9694 ext. 2 or www.aladdin-theater.com.

Jun 2 (Fri) — Lisa Mann Power Trio, 8 pm, blues guitar and bass, Tigardville Station, 12370 SW Main St., Tigard. Info: www.lisamannmusic.com.

Jun 3 (Sat) — Green Tamborine, 6-8 pm, 60’s tribute with tight vocal harmonies, vibrant energy and vintage costumes, all ages, Matthew Lindley, 9:30 pm-1 am, a smoky blend of blues, Americana, and rockabilly, 21+, The O'Neill Public House (formerly Biddy McGraw’s) *. Info: theoneillpub.com.

Jun 3 (Sat) — The Libertine Belles, 6 pm, femme-fatale jazz trio, $6, all ages, 16 and under free; Daphne Willis + Ashley Flynn & The Riveters + Nikole Potulsky, 8:30 pm, sincere, compelling, and relevant. Secret Society *, $10 advance/$12 door, 21+. Info: www.secretsociety.net.

Jun 3 (Sat) — Misty Mamas and Fadin' By 9, 7 pm, bluegrass, oldtime, gospel and folk, Magenta Theater, 1108 Main St., Vancouver WA, $15. Info: 360-606-0633 or www.magentatheater.com. (This concert recurs on Jun 4 (Sun) at 2 pm.)

Jun 3 (Sat) — John Lee, 8 pm (doors open at 7:30), carpenter, songwriter, native son, Artichoke Music *, $15. Info: www.artichokemusic.org. Seating is limited - call 503-232-8845 for reservations.

Jun 4 (Sun) — Portland Tennis & Education presents Student, Parent and Teacher Recital, 7 pm (doors open at 6:30), hosted by Bob Howard and co-coaches Beth Wood and Jason Alburger, the program is a celebration of the music learned by program participants throughout the year, Artichoke Music *, $20. Info: www.artichokemusic.org. Seating is limited - call 503-232-8845 for reservations.

Jun 5 (Mon) — Angel Romero and Eliot Fisk, 7:30 pm, an exciting evening of solos and duets (rescheduled from Nov 18), Antoinette Hatfield Hall, Newmark Theatre, 1111 SW Broadway, $30-$50. Info and tickets: www.portlandclassicguitar.com.

Jun 7 (Wed) — The World Mandolin Concert, 7 pm (doors open at 6:30), concert by instructors at the River of the West Mandolin Camp, including The Don Stiernberg Trio with Bill Athens and Paul Hirschmann, Carlo Alonzo from Savona, Italy, Jordan Ramsay, and Brian Oberlin with guitarist Johnathan Trawick, Clinton Street Theater, 2522 SE Clinton, Tickets $12 advance/$15 door. For tickets and info: 503-897-0744 or www.mandoberlin.com.

Jun 8 (Thu) — Oregon Bluegrass Association (OBA) presents Sunny South and the Bethel Mountain Band, 7 pm (jamming begins at 5:30), gospel bluegrass harmonies, Freedom Four Square Church, 660 SE 160th. Admission $15 general/$13 OBA members. Info: Darrell Gulstrom at 503-332-5836.

Jun 8 (Thu) — Joseph Demaree and the Great Smoking Mirror, 8:30-11:30 pm, mellow and unique mixture of genres, The O'Neill Public House (formerly Biddy McGraw’s) *. Info: theoneillpub.com.

Jun 9 (Fri) — Alexa Wiley & the Wilderness, 6-8 pm, evocative vocals and poetic songs, The O'Neill Public House (formerly Biddy McGraw's) *, all ages. Info: theoneillpub.com.

Jun 9 (Fri) — Sandy Cressman's "Homenagem Brasileira Trio" featuring Jasnam Daya Singh(piano), & Jeff Cressman (trombone), 7:30 pm, Potluck: 6:30 pm, Brazilian Jazz at its best, voluntary donation $20, or as you can. Please RSVP for directions & to reserve as space is limited. Info: Abbie Weisenbloom at abbiew(at)froggie.com or 503-233-4945. For music, visit www.cressmanmusic.com.

Jun 9 (Fri) — An Evening with David Archuleta, 8 pm (doors open at 7),TV star and pop sensation, Alberta Rose Theatre *, $35 advance/$40 day of show/$125 VIP experience extra. Minors OK when accompanied by a parent or guardian. Tickets online through www.albertarosetheatre.com.

Jun 9 (Fri) — Lauren Sheehan, 8 pm, American songster, Muddy Rudder Public House *. Info: www.laurensheehanmusic.com.

Jun 10 (Sat) — John Mellenkamp, 6:30 pm (doors open at 5), master of songwriting and interpretation, Edgefield Amphitheater *, $70.50 advance/$75.50 day of show (reserved seating: $136.50/$140.50), all ages. For info and tickets: www.edgefieldconcerts.com.

Jun 10 (Sat) — Jenny Sizzler, 9:30 pm-1 am, 7-piece rock/comedy juggernaut, 21+, The O'Neill Public House (formerly Biddy McGraw’s) *. Info: theoneillpub.com.

* * * Portland FolkMusic Society Event * * *

Jun 11 (Sun) — Strawberry Social, 2-5 pm, Our summer festival of music, strawberries, ice cream, and fun, at the home of Jody Neubert, 3116 NE 58th Ave., free. Info: 503-729-6148.

Jun 11 (Sun) — Artichoke Teacher's Showcase with Anne Weiss, 8 pm (doors open at 7:30), enormous bluesy voice, great guitar chops, and striking stage presence, Artichoke Music *, $5-$25 sliding scale. Info: www.artichokemusic.org. Seating is limited - call 503-232-8845 for reservations.

Jun 12 (Mon) — Acoustic Guitar Summit - Mark Hanson, Terry Robb, and Doug Smith, 7 pm, masterful and stunning finger-style guitar, Lake Theater & Cafe, 106 N State St., Lake Oswego. For more info: www.AccentOnMusic.com/calendar/asp.

Jun 13 {Tue) — Bluegrass Etc., 7 pm, traditional and progressive bluegrass; sponsored by the Oregon Bluegrass Association (OBA), Fremont Theater, 3185 NE Fremont. Tickets $20 general admission/$18 OBA members (service fee extra) at brownpapertickets.com.

Jun 13 {Tue) — Katie McNally (fiddle), Elias Alexander (border pipes, vocals), Màiri Britton (Scottish dance), and Neil Pearlman (piano), 7:30 pm, Potluck: 6:30 pm, Scottish music, voluntary donation $20, or as you can. Please RSVP for directions & to reserve as space is limited. Info: Abbie Weisenbloom at abbiew(at)froggie.com or 503-233-4945. For music, visit www.katiemcnally.com, neilpearlman.com and www.eliasalexander.com.

Jun 15 {Thu) — The Slocan Ramblers, 7:30 pm, Potluck: 6:30 pm, homegrown Canadian bluegrass, voluntary donation $20, or as you can. Please RSVP for directions & to reserve as space is limited. Info: Abbie Weisenbloom at abbiew(at)froggie.com or 503-233-4945. For music, visit www.katiemcnally.com, neilpearlman.com and www.eliasalexander.com.

Jun 17 (Sat) — James Mason & The Djangophiles, 6 pm, Le Jazz Hot, Secret Society, $6, all ages, 16 and under free. Info: www.secretsociety.net.

Jun 17 (Sat) — The Poor Deers + Marilee Hord, 6-8 pm, vocal duo with guitar and mandolin, joined later by Marilee Hord on fiddle, The O'Neill Public House (formerly Biddy McGraw’s) *. Info: theoneillpub.com.

Jun 17 (Sat) — Ukalaliens Workshop, 6:30-7:30 pm, led by Kate Power & Steve Einhorn, loaner ukes to share or bring your own, West Slope Library, 3678 SW 78th Ave., free, Info: 503-292-6146.

Jun 17 (Sat) — Nina Simone Tribute with LaRhonda Steele and the Adrian Martin Sextet, 8 pm (doors open at 7), Alberta Rose Theatre *, $20. Minors OK when accompanied by a parent or guardian. Tickets online through www.albertarosetheatre.com.

Jun 17 (Sat) — Beth Wood and Ara Lee, 8 pm (doors open at 7:30), modern-day troubadours, Artichoke Music *, $15. Info: www.artichokemusic.org. Seating is limited - call 503-232-8845 for reservations.

Jun 18 (Sun) — Steve Cheseborough, 6-8 pm, old-time blues, King Farmers Market, NE 7th & Wygant. Info: www.stevecheseborough.com.

* * * Portland FolkMusic Society Event * * *

Jun 18 (Sun) — Strawberry Social, 2-5 pm, Our summer festival of music, strawberries, ice cream, and fun, at the home of John Kellermann, 2612 SE Madison, free. Info: 503-729-6148.

Jun 20 {Tue) — The Piedmont Melody Makers - Alice Gerrard, Jim Watson, Chris Brashear, and Cliff Hale, 7:30 pm, Potluck: 6:30 pm, old-time, country and bluegrass - no apologies, voluntary donation $20, or as you can. Please RSVP for directions & to reserve as space is limited. Info: Abbie Weisenbloom at abbiew(at)froggie.com or 503-233-4945. For music, visit www.katiemcnally.com, neilpearlman.com and www.eliasalexander.com.

Jun 21 (Wed) — Seu Jorge: The Life Aquatic - A Tribute to David Bowie, 7 pm (doors open at 5), talented Brazilian contemporary singer, The Oregon Zoo Amphitheater, Washington Park. Price $35-200, all ages. Info: www.zooconcerts.com.

Jun 22 (Thu) — John Dough Boys - Rachael Miles Band, 7:30-11:59 pm, folk and rock had a baby and bluegrass and punk had a baby, and those babies made the John Dough Boys, Alberta Street Pub *, $7. More info: www.albertastreetpub.com.

Jun 23 (Fri) — Ziggy Marley, 6:30 pm (doors open at 5), it's about the struggle of humanity, Edgefield Amphitheater *, $43, all ages. For info and tickets: www.edgefieldconcerts.com.

Jun 23 (Fri) — John Prine, 7 pm (doors open at 5), nobody writes songs like him, The Oregon Zoo Amphitheater, Washington Park. Price $44.50-104.50, all ages. Info: www.zooconcerts.com.

Jun 24 (Sat) —Back Porch Revival, 6-8 pm, bluegrass-inspired Americana, all ages, The O'Neill Public House (formerly Biddy McGraw’s) *. Info: theoneillpub.com.

Jun 24 (Sat) — Oregon Bluegrass Association (OBA) presents Brian Oberlin playing solo and with Jordan Ramsey and Glenn House (his bluegrass trio), 7 pm (jamming begins at 5:30), a very special farewell show, Freedom Four Square Church, 660 SE 160th. Admission $15 general/$13 OBA members. Info: Darrell Gulstrom at 503-332-5836.

Jun 24 (Sat) — Siren Nation presents the 12th Annual Dolly Parton Hoot Night, 8 pm (doors open at 7), a tribute to the iconic country singer and songwriter with featured musicians Carra Barrett, Catherine Feeney, Gerle Haggard Band, Jenny Sizzler, Marilee Hord, and others. Alberta Rose Theatre *, $15. Minors OK when accompanied by a parent or guardian. Tickets online through www.albertarosetheatre.com.

Jun 25 (Sun) — Brian Oberlin with special guest The Big North Duo, 7 pm (doors open at 6:30), internationally acclaimed mandolinist, Artichoke Music *, $15. Info: www.artichokemusic.org. Seating is limited - call 503-232-8845 for reservations.

Jun 27 (Tue) — Lauren Sheehan, 6:30-9:30 pm (open mic at 6:30, followed by two sets from our featured artist), no cover, donations to the musicians encouraged, Secret Garden at the Northwest Portland Hostel, 425 NW 18th Avenue, all ages. Info: www.laurensheehanmusic.com.

Jun 28 (Wed) — The Waifs 25th Anniversary Tour, 8 pm (doors open at 7), their honesty, passion, and humor shine through. Alberta Rose Theatre *, $28 advance/$32 door/$40 preferred. Minors OK when accompanied by a parent or guardian. Tickets online through www.albertarosetheatre.com.

Jun 29 {Thu) — Jesse Lège & Joel Savoy, 7:30 pm, Potluck: 6:30 pm, Cajun fiddle and accordion, voluntary donation $20, or as you can. Please RSVP for directions & to reserve as space is limited. Info: Abbie Weisenbloom at abbiew(at)froggie.com or 503-233-4945. For music, visit www.katiemcnally.com, neilpearlman.com and www.eliasalexander.com.

Jun 30 (Fri) — JPJQ Plus 2, 6 pm, tradition, ingenuity, and joyful noise, Secret Society, $6, all ages, 16 and under free. Info: www.secretsociety.net.

Jun 30 (Fri) — Three For Silver CD Release Concert, 8 pm (doors open at 7), their honesty, passion, and humor shines through. Alberta Rose Theatre *, $28 advance/$32 door/$40 preferred. Minors OK when accompanied by a parent or guardian. Tickets online through www.albertarosetheatre.com.

Jul 1 (Sat) — Nancy Curtin (vocals) with Kevin Karrick (guitar) and Laura Cunard (piano and vocals), 7:30 pm, an evening of folk music, Brazilian, and more! O'Connor's, 7850 SW Capitol Highway, $8. Info: nancycurtin.com/schedule.

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

May 7: Sky in the Road

May 21: 7:30 pm, Stringed Migration

May 28: Conor O'Bryan & Preston Howard

Jun 4: Preston Howard & Richie Rosencrans

Jun 11: Mrs. Doyle & the Teapots

Jun 18: 7:30 pm, Stringed Migration

Jun 25: Dram & Go

CONCERT (1st) — The Portlanders - Kate Power, Steve Einhorn, Mick Doherty, Kevin Shay Johnson, Lauren Sheehan, 7 pm (doors open at 5:30), folk supergroup, O 'Connor's Vault, 7850 SW Capitol Highway, $15 advance (plus fee)/$20 door. Advance tickets at www.brownpapertickets.com. Info: www.laurensheehanmusic.com.

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

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

CONCERT (4th) — 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 7 & Jun 4: 2-4 pm, Waverly Heights UCC, 3300 SE Woodward, singing from the Cooper Book

May 14 & Jun 11: 5-7 pm, People’s Co-op Community Room, 3029 SE 21st Ave

May 21 & Jun 18: 2-4 pm, Cedar Hills UCC, 11695 SW Park Way

May 28 & Jun 25: 3-6 pm, Kennedy School * Community Room

SING (3rd) — 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

SING (4th) — Singing School, 3-4 pm, Kennedy School *, All are welcome, topics and teachers vary from month to month and are intended to deepen our relationship to the tradition of Sacred Harp singing. Info: www.portlandsacredharp.org

OPEN MIC (Every) — Village Vineyard, 2-5 pm, hosted by Wayne Hoffman; low-key, somewhat acoustic, Village Vineyard, 9400 NE 134th Street, Vancouver WA. Info: www.villagevineyard.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 (Every) — Southwest Washington Open Mic, sign up at noon, open mic 1-4 pm, jam until 10 pm, hosted by Michael Hatfield, sound system provided, Fries Auditorium, Washington State School for the Blind, 2214 E 13th Street, Vancouver WA, $5 donation requested, all ages. Info: 360-609-6628

OPEN MIC/JAM (1st) — Portland Ragtime Society Open Mic, 3-5:30 pm, come to listen and/or play, all instruments welcome, Elevated Coffee, 5261 NE Martin Luther King Blvd. Contact: Chris Goldthorpe at 503-690-1908 or cg98989(at)gmail.com

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

JAM (Every) — Irish Jam, 4-7 pm, Muddy Rudder Public House *. Info: muddyrudderpdx.com

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 (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

WORKSHOP (Every) — Sunday Easy Swing Session, 11 am-12:20 pm, with Tracy Kim, learn the classic jazz repertoire from the Great American Songbook at a slow and easy pace. Artichoke Music *, $20 cash only, drop in; no registration required. Info: 232-8845 or artichokemusic.org/classes

WORKSHOP (Every) — Gypsy Jazz Jam, 12:30-1:50 pm, with Tracy Kim, learn the gypsy jazz repertoire. Artichoke Music *, $20 cash only, drop in; no registration required. Info: 232-8845 or 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) — Advanced English Country Dance, 3 pm, Renaissance School, 0234 SW Bancroft, $10 suggested donation. Dance shoes required. Info: portlandcountrydance.org

May 14: music by Betsy Branch, Lisa Scott, and Bill Tomczak, caller Erik Weberg

Jun 11: music by Bill Tomczak, Erik Weberg and Lisa Scott, caller David Macemon

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

STORYTELLING (2nd) — Sellwood Show, 1-1:45 pm, stories, songs, and fun led by The Oregon Tellers, Sellwood's own Ann Rutherford and Norm Brecke, with a new theme each month, Sellwood-Moreland Library, 7860 SE 13th Ave., Info: www.oregontellers.com

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, 2126 SE Halsey, Troutdale, free, 21+. Info: www.mcmenamins.com

May 1: Skip von Kuske's Cellotronik

May 8: no guest

May 15: Whole Lotta Lovina)

May 22: Wonderly

May 29: Susie Blue

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

CONCERT (1st) — Lorna Miller, 6-8 pm, the Western Hummingbird and family, Landmark Saloon, 4847 SE Division, no cover: usual tip jar for your donations. Info: landmarksaloon.com

SING (Every - Apr 24 through Jun 12, except May 29) — The Everyone Welcome Community Choir, 7-8:30 pm, Anne Weiss leads a class and choir rolled into one, $100 for seven classes, NOTE VENUE: The Green House, SE Portland. Contact instructor for location details. Info: artichokemusic.org/classes

SING (Last) — Global Folk Club, 8-11:00 pm, hosted by Andrea Wild. Acoustic music acts from diverse regions presented English folk club style, featuring sing alongs with resident English pub singers Three Pound Note. White Eagle Saloon *, free, 21+. Info: www.mcmenamins.com

SONGWRITER SHOWCASE (2nd) — Jelly Roll Jamboree, 7-10 pm, hosted by Winn. 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

May 1: James Manuele & Friends

Jun 5: Hiroya Tsukamoto

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 (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

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

CLASS (Every - Apr 24 through Jun 5) Americana for Violin, 4 pm, led by Megan Cronin, for beginner-intermediate players who want to expand their repertoire; ability to read music or learn by ear is required, $120 for seven classes, Artichoke Music *. Info: artichokemusic.org/classes

(Every - Apr 24 through Jun 5) Clawhammer Banjo 3, 5 pm, led by Leela Grace, for slightly more advanced players who want to take their old-time banjo playing to the next level, $120 for seven sessions, Artichoke Music *. Info: artichokemusic.org/classes

Every - Apr 24 through Jun 5) Singing with the Banjo 3, 6 pm, led by Leela Grace, for intermediate to advanced players who want to explore the banjo as a versatile accompanying instrument, $120 for seven sessions, Artichoke Music *. Info: artichokemusic.org/classes

CLASS (Every - Apr 24 through Jun 5) 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 *. Info: artichokemusic.org/classes

CLASS (Every - Apr 24 through Jun 5) 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 *. Info: artichokemusic.org/classes

CLASS (Every - Apr 24 through Jun 5) On Stage!, 7:30 pm, led by Adrian Martin, practice and develop a song until it is performance-ready (for all instruments and voices), $120 for seven classes, Artichoke Music *. Info: artichokemusic.org/classes

CLASS (Every - Apr 24 through Jun 5) Playing Well with Others, 8:30 pm, led by Adrian Martin, learn how to jam (all instruments welcome), $120 for seven classes, Artichoke Music *. Info: artichokemusic.org/classes

CLASS (Every - Apr 24 through Jun 5) Irish Session 2, 7 pm, led by Dan Compton, learn the skills of traditional Irish music, $120 for seven classes. Contact Dan at 503-233-9091 or danfran(at)glencottagemusic.com about which class is right for you, Artichoke Music *. Info: artichokemusic.org/classes

CLASS (Every - Apr 24 through Jun 5) Irish Session 1, 8 pm, led by Dan Compton, learn the skills of traditional Irish music, $120 for seven classes. Contact Dan at 503-233-9091 or danfran(at)glencottagemusic.com about which class is right for you, Artichoke Music *. Info: artichokemusic.org/classes

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

May 27: * * * No dance; go to NW Folklfe in Seattle * * *

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) — Tuesday Salsa with Lynn and Mark, 8 pm, that vibe you know we bring, Secret Society *, $8, 21+. www.secretsociety.net

SONGWRITER SHOWCASE (Last) — Anthemtown Artist Showcase, 8 pm, hosted by Wil West, featuring a range of established bands, plus emerging performers and songwriters, White Eagle Saloon *, free, 21+. Info: www.mcmenamins.com

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 (1st) — TK Revolution Jam, 8:30 pm, White Eagle Saloon *, free, 21+. hosted by veteran keyboard jammer Travers Kiley. Then grab your axe and grind it, or just come to see and hear. Info: www.mcmenamins.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 (Every - Apr 25 through Jun 6) Clawhammer Banjo 2, 5:30 pm, led by Leela Grace, for people who have completed beginning clawhammer or have comparable skills - but STILL A CLASS FOR BEGINNERS, $120 for seven sessions, NOTE VENUE: This class takes place at St. David of Wales Church, 2800 SE Harrison. Info: artichokemusic.org/classes

CLASS (Every - Apr 25 through Jun 6) Beginning Clawhammer Banjo, 6:30 pm, led by Leela Grace, learn to play the old time banjo from scratch, $120 for seven sessions. NOTE VENUE: This class takes place at St. David of Wales Church, 2800 SE Harrison. Info: artichokemusic.org/classes

CLASS (Every - Apr 25 through Jun 6) Intro to Gypsy Jazz, 5:30 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 *. Info: artichokemusic.org/classes

CLASS (Every - Apr 25 through Jun 6) Gypsy Jazz Boot Camp, 6:30 pm, led by Tracy Kim, this class will allow you to improvise on any chord or chord progression, all instruments welcome, $120 for seven classes, Artichoke Music *. Info: artichokemusic.org/classes

CLASS (Every - Apr 25 through Jun 6) Gypsy Jazz Jam Session Repertoire, 7:30 pm, led by Tracy Kim, preparing you to participate in jams, $120 for seven classes, Artichoke Music *. Info: artichokemusic.org/classes

CLASS (Every - Apr 25 through Jun 6) Blues Ukulele, 6 pm, led by Anne Weiss, learn how easy it is to play blues on the ukulele, $120 for seven classes, Artichoke Music *. Info: artichokemusic.org/classes

CLASS (Every - Apr 25 through Jun 6) — Ukulele 3, 7-8:30 pm, led by Avery Hill, this NEW class is intended for experienced ukulele players with strong chord knowledge, $150 for seven classes, Artichoke Music *. Info: artichokemusic.org/classes

CLASS (Every - Apr 25 through Jun 6) — Singing for the Vocally Challenged, 7 pm, led by Anne Weiss, learn to sing better in a non-judgmental, fun environment, $120 for seven classes, Artichoke Music *. Info: artichokemusic.org/classes

CLASS (Every - Apr 25 through May 30) Irish Pennywhistle, 7 pm, led by Brenda Scearcy, everything whistle - ornamentation, air control, tonguing, types of whistles, $120 for six classes, NOTE VENUE: Brenda's studio, inner SE Portland. Contact instructor for location details. 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) — Non-competitive Irish Social Dance Class (Céilí), 7:30-9:30 pm, drop-in class at St. Therese, 1260 NE 132nd Ave., sliding scale $3-$5, Info: 503-819-2689 or www.IrishPDX.com

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

CLASS (Every - May 9 through Jun 13) Introduction to Live Storytelling, 6:30-8:20 pm, led by Norm Brecke & Ann Rutherford, develop your storytelling style in a fun, supportive format, six classes, Portland Community College Sylvania Campus, 12000 SW 49th Ave. Info: wwwportlandstorytellers.org

Wednesday

CONCERT (Every) — Suburban Slim with special guest, 7-10 pm, soulful voice and guitar, Trail's End Saloon, 1320 Main St, Oregon City. Info: 503-656-3031 or www.trailsendsaloon.net

CONCERT (1st) — Terry Robb with Albert Reda, 6 pm, acoustic duo, The Grant House, 1101 Officers Row, Vancouver WA, free. Info: www.terryrobb.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, Melody Ballroom, 615 SE Alder, $3, free to members. Info: cascadebluesassociation.org

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 Trio, 7 pm, acoustic guitar master, Jo Bar & Rotisserie, 715 NW 23rd Ave, no cover. Info: terryrobb.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 (3rd) — 7-11 pm (sign up at 6:30), hosted by Bill Reed, Cascade Bar and Grill, 15000 Mill Plain, Vancouver WA, 21+. For featured artist and other info: 360-253-1479

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

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

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, 5-6 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 26 through Jun 7) — Harmony Singing By Ear!, noon, led by Anne Weiss, learn 2,3, even 4 part harmonies and to hold on to your own part, $120 for seven classes, Artichoke Music *. Info: artichokemusic.org/classes

CLASS (Every - Apr 26 through Jun 7) — Ukulele for Kids Age 7+, 4 pm, led by Avery Hill, kids learn a new song each week; instruction is light, playful, and substantive, $120 for seven classes, $120 for seven classes, Artichoke Music *. Info: artichokemusic.org/classes

CLASS (Every - Apr 26 through Jun 7) — Ukulele for Kids - Intermediate (Age 7+), 5 pm, led by Avery Hill, kids learn more chords and strum patterns and devfelop a stronger sense of rhythm and musicality, $120 for seven classes, Artichoke Music *. Info: artichokemusic.org/classes

CLASS (Every - Apr 26 through Jun 7) — Ukulele 1, 6 pm, led by Avery Hill, for the absolute beginner, $120 for seven classes, Artichoke Music *. Info: artichokemusic.org/classes

CLASS (Every - Apr 26 through Jun 7) — Ukulele 2, 7 pm, led by Avery Hill, expand your repertoire of chords and songs, $120 for seven classes, Artichoke Music *. Info: 232-8845 or artichokemusic.org/classes

CLASS (Every - Apr 26 through Jun 7)By-Ear Harmony Singing I, 6-7:30 pm, led by Leela Grace, discover the power of voices raised in harmony, $180 for seven sessions. Artichoke Music *. Info: 232-8845 or artichokemusic.org/classes

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 (1st) — Contra Dance, 7:30-10 pm, Polish Hall, 3832 N Interstate, $7, Info: 293-1446 or www.kluberg.com/joyride.html

May 3: music by Joyride, caller Lynn Ackerson

Jun 7: music by Joyride, caller Susie Kendig

DANCE (1st) — First Wednesday Zydeco, lesson: 7:15 pm; CD dance: 8-10 pm, East Portland Eagles, 4904 SE Hawthorne. Sponsored by Cascade Zydeco, $7 general/$5 Cascade Zydeco members

DANCE (2nd through 5th) — Zydeco Dance, lesson: 7:15 pm; CD dance: 8-10 pm, Polish Hall, 3832 N Interstate. Sponsored by Cascade Zydeco, $7 general/$5 Cascade Zydeco members

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

Thursday

CONCERT (Every) — Thursday Swing!, 6-11 pm (doors open at 5:30), features a rotating cast of Portland's finest and most danceable swing bands. Secret Society *, $8, all ages until 8 pm, then 21+; under 16 free. Info: www.secretsociety.net.

May 4 : Baby & The Pearl Blowers + The Pepper Grinders

May 11: The Juleps + 12th Avenue Hot Club

May 18: Pete Krebs and the Rocking K Ranch Boys + Pink Lady & John Bennet Jazz Band

May 25: Dennis Lichtman's Queensboro 6 + Gordon Au & The Grand Street Stompers + Greg Ruby & The Rhythm Runners + Charlie Halloran's Quality 6

Jun 8: 12th Avenue Hot Club + The Barn Door Slammers

Jun 15: The Cherry Blossom Hot 4 + Pink Lady & John Bennet Jazz Band

Jun 22: The Newport Nightingales + Stumptown Swing

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 (4th) — 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

SONGWRITER SHOWCASE (1st) — Three singer-songwriter acts hosted by Richie Bean, 8-10 pm, Brickhouse Bar & Grill, 109 W 15th Street, Vancouver WA. Info: www.vancouverbrickhouse.com

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

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

May 11: Songs of community

May 25: Bob Dylan tribute

Jun 8: Songs from other Portland songwriters

Jun 22: Last Acoustic Village on Hawthorne: bring a story, poem or song to celebrate time and history together in our beloved Cafe Artichoke

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 (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

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) — Non-competitive Irish Social Dance Class (Céilí), 7:30-9:30 pm, 7-9 pm, drop-in class at Winona Grange #271, 8340 SW Seneca Street, Tualatin, $5, Info: 503-819-2689 or www.IrishPDX.com

DANCE (2nd) — 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

DANCE (2nd & 4th) — 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

STORYTELLING (Every - May only) — Storytelling at Portland Classical Chinese Garden, 2-3 pm, storyteller Janet Liu and three others will be telling stories to celebrate Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month, Lan Su Chinese Garden, 239 NW Everett. Info: www.portlandstorytellers.org

Friday

CONCERT 1st) — Makaena Durias, 4 pm, indie singer/songwriter with quirky songs on the uke, free, all ages, White Eagle Saloon *. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

CONCERT (1st) — The Barn Door Slammers, 6 pm, 7-piece western swing band, $6, all ages, 16 and under free. Secret Society *. Info: www.secretsociety.net.

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

May 5: Little Sue

Jun 2: John Mitchell

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 & 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) — The Sportin' Lifers, 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) — Folkslinger, 4 pm, moody Americana for those heartbroken or in love, White Eagle Saloon *, free, all ages. Info: www.mcmenamins.com.

CONCERT (3rd) — Counterfeit Cash, 9:30 pm, Johnny Cash tribute band. The O'Neill Public House (formerly Biddy McGraw's) *. Info: theoneillpub.com

CONCERT (4th) — 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

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

COFFEEHOUSE (Every) — Artichoke Music *, 7:30-10 pm (doors open at 7), featuring local and touring artists, Richard Colombo hosting. $5. 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 (2nd through Last) — Acoustic Open Mic & Jam, 6-10 pm, hosted by Michael Hatfield, sound system provided, bring your instrument and your appetite, all ages and skill levels welcome, Pied Piper Pizza, 12300 NE Fourth Plain Rd., Vancouver WA. Info: 360-269-6628

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.

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

DANCE (Every) — PCDC English Country Dance, 7:30–9:30 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. Info: portlandcountrydance.org

DANCE (1st - May 5 only) — First Friday Ceili Mor, 8-11 pm, Winona Grange #271, 8340 SW Seneca St, Tualatin. $12 general/$10 veterans, seniors, and students (series resumes in Oct). Info: 503-819-2689 or sandairishentertainment.com/events/classes-and-ceilis/

May 5: Bob Soper, Preston Howard, and Joe Root

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 under 12/65 and over. Info: www.contra-van-wa.org

May 12: music by Kate Powers and David Rivers, caller Laurel Thomas

Jun 9: music by The Electrodes, caller Carol Fleming

DANCE (3rd) — Hillsboro Contra Dance, 7:30–10 pm dance (lesson at 7 pm), new series, caller and live music at every dance, no partner required, DOOR PRIZES!, Odd Fellows Hall, 267 E Main, Hillsboro, $7 non-members, $5 PCDC members and seniors, $4 students, under 12 free. Info: Ivan Camacho at stringride(at)aol.com

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 CONCERT (1st) — Urban Tellers, 8 pm (music at 7), personal stories crafted in our workshop, The Fremont Theater, 2393 NE Fremont, $15 advance/$20 day of show. Info: www.portlandstorytheater.org

STORYTELLING (2nd - May 12 only) — Portland Storytellers’ Guild (PSG) Potluck and Story Swap, 6:30-8:30 pm, 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 (series resumes in September)

Saturday

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) — Lorna Miller's Little Kids Jamboree, 4-5 pm, a fun music event for the whole family, Mississippi Pizza, 3552 N Mississippi, $5 per family. Info: landmarksaloon.com

CONCERT (2nd) — King Columbia, 4 pm, Portland folk band, White Eagle Saloon *, free, all ages. 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 - May 13 only) — Jenny Finn Orchestra, 6 pm, vintage swing jazz, $6, all ages, 16 and under free. Secret Society *. For more Info: www.secretsociety.net

CONCERT (2nd) — Clinton Street Stomp, 7 pm, hosted by Zach Bryson and featuring acoustic performances by some of Portland's hottest roots music acts, Clinton Street Theater, 2522 SE Clinton, $12, all ages. Info: zach.bryson4(at)yahoo.com

CONCERT (3rd) — Pin & the Horn-its, 9 pm, 13-piece power big band blues, Duff's Garage *. Info: www.duffsgarage.com

CONCERT (4th) — The Ukeladies, 6 pm, Portland's finest 11-piece female ukulele band, Secret Society *, $6, all ages, 16 and under free. Info: www.secretsociety.net.

CONCERT (Last) — Kris Deelane, 9 pm, exceptionally fine and diverse vocals, Duff's Garage *. Info: www.duffsgarage.com

PERFORMANCE (3rd) — Oregon Pipers' Society, 4:30 pm for piping and drumming competitions, 6:30 pm, food service, 7:30 pm performances of pipe bands and soloists, Oddfellows Hall, 10282 SE Main, Milwaukie. $10 non-members, $5 members, kids 12 and under free. Info: opspdx.org

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 or Nancy, 360-694-3419

* * * Portland FolkMusic Society Event * * *

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

May 13: 6:00 pm potluck, 7:30 pm sing

Steve Mullinax & Bonnie Messenger

4648 SW 39th Drive

503-768-9065

Jun 10: 6:00 pm potluck, 7:30 pm sing

Sara Kaufman & Gary DeLong

9923 SW Quail Post Road

503-293-1486

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

SING (May 27 only) — Music Circle, 2-3:30 pm, with Adrian Martin, listen, applaud, play along, lead a song, sing along, play alone, play together, clap along, etc., donations accepted, Carioca Bowls, 827 NE Alberta. Info: 971-221-8328 or www.adrianmartinmusic.com

OPEN MIC (3rd) — Washington Old-Time Fiddlers Assn, 2 pm, Fisher's Grange Community Center, 814 NE 162nd Ave, Vancouver, WA. Info: www.wotfa.org

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 (1st) — Ukulele Jam, 2-3:30 pm, with Avery Hill, for all levels; fun and familiar songs in a joyful atmosphere. Artichoke Music *, $10 suggested donation. Info: 232-8845 or artichokemusic.org/classes

WORKSHOP (2nd) — Slow Jam, 2-3:30 pm, with Adrian Martin. Artichoke Music *, $10. Info: 232-8845 or artichokemusic.org/classes

WORKSHOP (May 20 only) — Performance as Connection, 1-4 pm, with Matt Meighan, connection between the performer and the song, the performer and the audience, and - most of all - between the audience and the song, Artichoke Music *, $40. 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 *, $9 non-members, $7 members, $6 students & seniors. Info: Rich, 327-6582

May 6: music by The Stage Crew, caller Laurel Thomas

Jun 3: music TBA

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, $7-10 sliding scale; minus $1 for walker/bike rider/student. Contact Jennifer Carlin at 541-231-0008. Info: corvallisfolklore.org

May 6: music by campaign for Real Time (The Quarks revised), caller Karen Marshall

May 20: music by Hands4, caller William Watson

Jun 3: music by Uncle Farmer, caller Susan Petrick

Jun 17: music by The Nettles, caller Rich Goss

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. Info: Rich, 327-6582

May 13: music by Full Moon, caller Rich Goss

Jun 10: TBA

DANCE (2nd & 4th) — 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 (season ends Jun 10, resumes in the fall)

May 13: music by Cultural Ecology, caller Sue Baker

May 27: * * * No dance; go to NW Folklfe in Seattle * * *

Jun 10: music by Hands4, caller Laurel Thomas

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 (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 20: music by Jigsaw, caller David Kaynor

Jun 17: music by The BFD, callers Eric Curl and Susie Kendig

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

May 27: * * * No dance; go to NW Folklfe in Seattle * * *

DANCE (5th) — PCDC Contra Dance, 8:00 pm, (7:30 beginners), Fulton Park Community Center *, $9 non-members, $7 members, $6 students & seniors. Info: Rich, 327-6582

STORYTELLING PERFORMANCE (1st- May 6 only) — Portland Storytellers’ Guild (PSG) Monthly Storytelling Performance, 7:30-9:30 pm (doors open at 7), Hipbone Studio, 1847 E Burnside #104 (enter building from parking lot side). recommended for adults, advance tickets: $10 adults/$8 PSG members and students with ID, at the door $2 more. Info: www.portlandstorytellers.org

May 6: Coulda, Woulda, Shoulda features John Rick Huddle, Rachael Pecore, Jack Wildenauer,and Ingrid Nixon

STORYTELLING WORKSHOP (May 13) — Stories In Our Lives: Finding and Shaping Your Family Stories, 9:30 am-12:30 pm, presented by Steven Henegar and sponsored by the Portland Storytellers Guild, rediscover family stories as a source for performance or for sharing informally within your own immediate family, Multnomah Arts Center, Room 30, 7668 SW Capital Highway, $30/$25 members. Info: www.portlandstorytellers.org

STORYTELLING WORKSHOP (Jun 10) — One-Day Storytelling Bootcamp, 10:30 am-6 pm, generate new story material, learn about narrative structure, 3333 NE 15th Ave. Tickets $150 (plus service fee) from www,brownpapertickets.com. Info: www.pdxstorytheater.org

* * * CAMPS/FESTIVALS

May 4-7, Wllamette Valley Old-Time Social. an annual celebration of old-time music and dance held at various venues in Eugene, including a kickoff party at First National Taphouse, 51 W Broadway; an old-time barbecue social and jam fest; workshops, jamming, concerts, and a monster square dance at the Vets Club, 1626 Willamette; and a farewell brunch. Performers include Chico Schwall & Friends, Flat Rock String Band, Maris Otter, Lake Toba, and many others. For tickets and more info, go to www.mudcityoldtime.org.

May 5-7, Salem Folklore Community's 31st Annual Westwind Weekend, a weekend of music and dance provided by participants - no paid staff, rustic cabins, vegetarian food. Held at Camp Westwind, just north of Lincoln City. For more information, or to request registration material, contact Alan at alkanaskie(at)gmail.com, or visit www.westwindweekend.org.

May 6-7, Portland Sacred Harp "Double All Day" Singing.Two days of the wild and hoary harmonies of our nation's oldest form of song. Free, including potluck lunch, with donations gratefully accepted. Tunebooks will be available to borrow or purchase for $20. The Little Church, 5138 NE 23rd Avenue. For complete information, go to www.portlandsacredharp.org.

May 26-29, 46th Annual Northwest Folklife Festival. Massive festival organized to celebrate, share, and sustain the vitality of folk, ethnic and traditional arts at the Seattle Center in Seattle WA, free. For further info: www.nwfolklife.org/festival/.

May 26-Jun 11, Kerrville Music Festival. The nation's oldest and largest folk festival in Kerrville TX. Headliners include Kathy Mattea, Tom Paxton, Peter Yarrow, Cosy Sheridan, C. Daniel Boling, The Stray Birds, and many, many others. Daily charges vary from $25-$40, camping available. Advance discounts on gate prices. For further info and a full schedule: www.kerrvillefolkfestival.org.

Jun 2-3, Tenor Guitar Gathering 2017 TGG8, two days of tenor guitars, ukuleles, mandolins, and all things four strings - workshops, concerts, jams, and merchandise. Performers include Grant Flick, Tyler Jackson, Tim May, and more. Held at various venues in Astoria. For complete information, go to tenorguitargathering.info.

Jun 2-3, Sarah Hauser Festival of Stories, On Friday night, an evening of stories for adults. On Saturday night, a storython featuring 14 tellers presenting a story no more than 5 minutes long. For more information, go to www.portlandstorytellers.org.

Jun 9-11, Singing & Ukulele Retreat in the Gorge, kick back and join us for a memorable musical experience where you will make music with others, improve your vocal and instrument skills, and expand your repertoire with Anne Weiss and Avery Hill. Held at the Lyle Hotel, Lyle WA 9just a few miles past White Salmon). To register, go to www.averyhilltunes.com.

Jun 9-12, Mt. Baker Music Skillshare Retreat, Share your passion for music, make new friends and enjoy the wonder of Mt. Baker. Musicians share their skills and novices take themselves to the next level. Excelsior Campground, Mt. Baker Snoqualmie National Forest, near Glacier WA. For registration and payments, go to www.musicskillshare.com. To learn more, contact Rebecca Boonstra at 360-599-1518 or info(at)mtbakerchamber.org.

Jun 10-11, 3rd Annual Zydeco Workshop Dance & Brunch, intermediate/advanced workshop with Sean 'Gator Boy' Donovan, Sat night dance with Zydeco Rex at Polish Hall, 3832 NE Interstate, and Sun Zydeco Brunch at Tapalaya Cajun Creole Restaurant, 28 NE 26th Ave. Info: www.cascadezydeco.com.

Jun 17-21,Weiser Banjo Camp & Contest, Competitions in beginner, intermediate and advanced categories. The camp is led by resident instructors Jason Homey and Gary "Slim" Eller plus guest instructors Janet Beazley and Mark Thomas. Held at Slocum Hall on the grounds of the historic Intermountain Institute, Weiser ID. For info, contact www.fiddlecontest.org/event/banjo-camp.

Jun 18-24, National Oldtime Fiddlers Contest & Festival (Weiser), where fun happens! Continuous free entertainment at City Park Bluegrass Village. To register for the festival, go to weiserfestival.com. The national finals of fiddling are held at Weiser High School, 690 W Indianhead Road, Weiser ID. For contest info, call 208-414-0255 Monday-Friday from 9 am-5 pm or go to www.fiddlecontest.org.

Jun 23-24, Columbia Gorge Blues and Brews Festival, local music, beer and food. Skamania County Fairgrounds, Stevenson WA. Camping available. To register, go to www.gorgebluesandbrews.com.

Jun 23-25, Caleb Klauder's Great Big Fais Do-Do, Cajun, honky-tonk & western swing dance concerts featuring The Bow Ties and The Lucky Stars on Fri, Courtney Granger and Caleb Klauder & Reeb Willms with Jesse Lège & Joel Savoy on Sat, Jesse Lège & Joel Savoy plus Zack Bryson & Meat Rack on Sun; The Spare Room Lounge, 4830 NE 42nd Ave. Info: www.calebklauder.com.

Jun 27-Jul 2, Voice Works - A Workshop for Singers, four days and four nights of intense fun, singing instruction, repertoire building, and merry music making. 2017 Instuctors include Courtney Granger, Grace Love, Pharis Romero, Luke Bell, David Boulanger, Joe Newberry, Becky Kilgore with John Miller, 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 2, 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. All events are free. For further info, contact Wheeler County at 541-763-2400 or info(at)wheelercountybluegrass.org.

Jun 30-Jul 4, Waterfront Blues Festival, four days of blues in Waterfront Park along the Willamette to benefit the Oregon Food Bank. Headliners include Chris Isaak, Jimmy Joss Stone, Big Head Blues Club, Booker T Stax Revue, Elvin Bishop, and Chubby Carrier. $10 donation per day, 4-day passes $35 and up. For further info: www.waterfrontbluesfest.com.

Jul 2-9, Festival of American Fiddle Tunes, Living, learning, and playing music with masters of a wide variety of fiddling styles (artistic director Joel Savoy). 2017 Instuctors include Rhiannon Giddens, Dirk Powell, Doug Kershaw, Fire of Tierra Caliente, Richard Bowman, Michael Alpert, Steve Riley, and many others. Fort Worden State Park, near Port Townsend WA. To register, go to centrum.org/programs/fiddle/.

Jul 7-9, Oregon Country Fair, experience world-class entertainment, hand-made crafts, delectable foods, educational displays, and magical surprises at every turn of the path. Veneta OR. For tickets and further info: 541-343-4298 or oregoncountryfair.org.

Jul 7-9, 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 Emmy Lou Harris, Robert Randolph & The Family Band, Bruce Cockburn, Ania Soul, Martyn Joseph, and Tiller's Folly. For tickets and further info: www.islandmusicfest.com.

Jul 9-14, Wallowa Fiddle Tunes Camp, affordable group fiddle instruction in a relaxed format. Instruction now includes voice, guitar, banjo, and dance. Instructors include Loralyn Staples (basic fiddle), John Weed (Irish fiddle), Andy Emert (advanced swing/misc. fiddle), Lisa Ornstein (cajun fiddle), Jonah Shue (bluegrass guitar), and Linda Robertson (kidz fiddle). 315 W 1st St, Wallowa OR. To register, go to wvmusicalliance.org.

Jul 13-15, Northwest String Summit, Horning's Hideout, 21277NW Brunswick Canyon Road, North Plains. Americana and roots music on three stages, featuring Del McCoury Band, The Shook Twins, Yonder Mountain String Band, Greensky Bluegrass, Sierra Hull and many others. For tickets and further info: stringsummit.com.

Jul 14-16, 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. For further info: www.cpjazz.com.

Jul 14-16, Wildwood Music Fest, 5th annual Americana and roots music festival that showcases emerging artists, promotes local food and agriculture, and benefits local non-profits. Performers include Hillstomp, The Hooten Hallers, Jenny Don't and The Spurs, The harmed Brothers, and Caleb Klauder and Reeb Willms. Roshambo Art Farm, 32380 W Valley Hwy, Willamina. Camping available on site for $10 per person. For tickets and further info: www.wildwoodmusicfest.com.

Jul 17-20, West Cascades Fiddle Camp & Workshops, Instructors include Andy Emert (intermediate fiddle), Jeanine Orme (advanced fiddle), Linda Danielson (fiddle clinic), Martha Stone (clawhammer banjo), Tim Crosby (mandolin), Corwin Bolt (bass), Jerry Parks (guitar), and many others; sponsored by the Oregon Old-Time Fiddlers' Association (OOFTA). Held at Westridge Middle School, near Oakridge, $100 for campers 19 and over/$70 youth/$30 workshops only. To sign up, go to www.fiddlecamp.org/signup.

Jul 19-23 (four days) and Jul 27-30 (three days), Hidden River Songwriting Camp. Weekend songwriting retreats led by Matt Meighan and Chrissie Natoli (Jul 19) or Sofia Ekberg (Jul 27). Both provide camping, music, friendship, great food and songwriting workshops at a 13-acre site on the shores of Willapa Bay, near Long Beach WA; Includes camp sites, showers, kitchen, fire circle and a wood-fired sauna. For further info: hiddenriversongwritingcamp.com.

Jul 21-22, Powellswood Garden Storytelling Festival. 5th annual festival in Powellswood Garden, 430 South Dash Point Road, Federal Way WA. Tellers include Linda Gorham, Antonio Sacre, Bill Harley, MaryGay Ducey, and Donald Davis. Friday workshops and telling on Saturday. Presented by the Portland Storytellers Guild. For further info and to register: powellswoodfestival.com.

Jul 21-23, Winthrop Rhythm & Blues Festival, 30th 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 Delbert McClinton, Chubby Carrier & the Swamp Bayou Band, Sugaray Rayford, Carolyn Wonderland, and Rae Gordon & the Backseat Drivers. Onsite camping and portable showers available. For tickets and further info: www.winthropbluesfestival.com.

Jul 27-30, 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 like Rick Fitzgerald, Ann Norris, Les Gustafson-Zook, and Laura Gregg. 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 27-30, GorgeGrass Festival, great bluegrass music. Headliners include Claire Lynch, The Boxcars, Dry Branch Fire Squad, The Grass Station, Lost Creek, and The Barndoor Slammers. Skamania County Fairgrounds, Stevenson WA. Camping available. To register, go to www.columbiagorgebluegrass.net.

Jul 28-Aug 5, Lark Camp, 37-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 30-Aug 4, 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, Evo Bluestein, Sylvia Herold, Michelle Kiba, and Joe Craven, Camp Sylvester Resort, 28770 Dodge Ridge Road, Pinecrest CA. To register, go to www.rivertunes.net.

Jul 30-Aug 5, Ukulele Workshop in the Columbia Gorge (Creative Arts Community Workshop), learn to play with a solid rhythm, how to play single string solos and some basic lead and backup singing from James Clem. Vintage swing, blues, rock n'roll and country of the 50s and 60s -- all on four strings! Menucha Conference Center, Corbett OR. This camp fills up quickly. For complete information, including prices and registration, go to www.creativeartscommunity.org.

Aug 13-20, Centralia Old-Time Music Campout, 14th 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 18-20, Princeton Traditional Music Festival, 10th annual festival of music and dance in Princeton BC. Fiddle tunes, sea shanties, Celtic traditional ballads, accordion music, and more. Free. For complete information, go to www.princetontraditional.org.

Sep 1-3, Tumbleweeds Festival, 21st 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.

Sep 8-10, Sisters Folk Festival 2017, three days of the best American music from blues to bluegrass. Scheduled artists include bluegrass singer Claire Lynch, flatpicking genius Billy Strings, barefoot troubadour Beth Wood, nine-piece Hawaiian string band Kahulanui, and many others; Festival passes are available now. For further info, call 541-549-4979 or go to www.sistersfolkfestival.org.

Sep 27-Oct 1, Port Townsend Ukulele Festival, four nights and three days of intense fun, ukulele instruction, and merry music making. 2017 Instuctors include Daniel Ward, Jason Ross, Jason Arimoto, Matt Weiner and Nova Karina Devonie. 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 30-Oct 4, Blues in the Gorge, blues guitar camp featuring aristic director and instuctor Mary Flower, and instructors Guy Davis, Orville Johnson and Valerie Turner. 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 6-8, Coastal Creativity Weekend. Join Kate Power & Steve Einhorn for a weekend of creativity. Hosted by Melany Berry (of Tunes in the Dunes) at a location on the Oregon coast. There is room for 10 participants, $385 including meals, lodging, and beach access. For more info and to register, contact folks(at)qualityfolk.com.


See also:
aladdin-theater.com/
albertastreetpub.com/music/ calendar
artichokemusic.org/calendar
bubbaguitar.com/calendar.html
cascade-zydeco.com
concertsinyourhome.com
www.doranproductions.com
dougfirlounge.com
mississippistudios.com
mississippipizza.com/calendar
oregonbluegrass.org/all_calendar.php
portlandcountrydance.org
portlanddanceeclectic.com
portlanddancing.com
portlandsongwriters.org/calendar.htm

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