Saturday, October 10, 2009

free, live music bonanza : oct 12-18 : the pragmatic, stephanie schneiderman, ohmega watts, brothers young, the punk group, garage fest

The Pragmatic get electric at
Ash Street Saloon on Tuesday.

Issue No. 6 : October 12 – 18, 2009

12 Monday
Folk diversions with Band of Annuals, Brothers Young, and Run On Sentence at Kelly's Olympian, 9 PM. 21 and over.

Someday Lounge brings Felabration with Lifesavas's Rev. Shines and DJ Santo at 6 PM. 21 and over.

13 Tuesday
Mellow out with electronics from The Pragmatic, The Volt per Octaves, and Tatse at Ash Street Saloon, 9 PM. 21 and over.

The Sale strum pop at Camellia Lounge @ TeaZone, 9PM. All ages.

14 Wednesday
Guitars and synths and stuff at the Doug Fir with The Punk Group, Mark Mallman, and Buzzy Shyface at 9 PM. 21 and over.

Folky love songs from Leonard Mynx and Kelly Blair Bauman at Berbati's Pan, 10 PM. 21 and over.

Rusty Starz jam psych-rock at McMenamins White Eagle Saloon, 8:30 PM. 21 and over.

15 Thursday
Someday Lounge presents The Fix with Ohmega Watts, Lifesavas's Rev. Shines, DJ Kez, and DJ Dun Diggy at 9 PM. 21 and over.

Blues/roots/americana with Redwood Son at McMenamins White Eagle Saloon, 5:30 PM. All ages.

Catchy pop at East End with B and Not B, 9 PM. 21 and over.

16 Friday
PDX Jazz At The ArtBar unveils smooth and sultry love songs from Stephanie Schneiderman at the Antoinette Hatfield Hall Rotunda Lobby, 8 PM. All ages.

Shane Tutmarc & The Traveling Mercies rock Music Millennium at 6 PM. All ages.

McMenamins' Great Northwest Music Tour plays on with indie folk from Samantha Crain & The Midnight Shivers at McMenamins Edgefield, 7 PM. All ages.

James Faretheewell plays folk rock at McMenamins Rock Creek Tavern, 9 PM. All ages.

17 Saturday
Scion Garage Fest begins at 3 PM and spreads indie-rock love across PDX featuring:
Dutchess & The Duke
Black Lips
King Khan & BBQ Show
Jay Reatard
Roky Erickson
The Dirtbombs
The Deadly Snakes
The Almighty Defenders
And many, many more come to Someday Lounge, Satyricon, Berbati's Pan, and Dante's. Some venues 21 and over.

Little Sue croons over her acoustic guitar at LaurelThirst Public House, 6 PM. 21 and over.

Elizabeth Nicholson and Bob Soper pluck strings at McMenamins Hotel Oregon, 7 PM. 21 and over.

18 Sunday
Roots rock with Factory Girl at McMenamins Edgefield, 5 PM. 21 and over.

The standard Sunday gig with Freak Mountain Ramblers at the LaurelThirst Public House at 6 PM. 21 and over.

It is my mission to provide a comprehensive listing of free, local performances in Portland. Please help this compilation grow by contributing your favorite free shows and by spreading this list around.

For more free shows check out the Portland Concert Co-Op.


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