Friday, November 13, 2009

free, live music bonanza : nov 16-22 : fanfarlo, parallels, very international love, girls, michalangela, nico vega, just lions

Issue No. 11 : November 16 – 22, 2009

We start giving a week before Thanksgiving.

16 Monday
The Mood of Monday Jazz Series with Chance Hayden and Michalangela at McMenamins White Eagle Saloon, 8:30 PM. 21 and over.

Community Day & Songwriter's Circle at Music Millennium featuring Craig Carothers and Don Henry. Hosted by Jack McMahon at 7 PM. All ages.

17 Tuesday
Rock'n'roll/electro gang bang at Ash Street Saloon with The Hand That Bleeds, Mr. Frederick, Boozer, and Saucy Yoda, 9 PM. 21 and over.

Costello-esque singer/songwriting from Grant Hart at Music Millennium, 5 PM. All ages.

18 Wednesday
Parallels and Very International Love electrify Peter’s Room at the Roseland Theater while Diamond Liars rock and DJ-duo Rude Dudes spin at 9 PM. 21 and over.

Girls give indie love at their instore performance at Jackpot Records, 6 PM. All ages.

Banjo'd bluegrassin' ha-ha with Hillstomp at the LaurelThirst Public House at 6 PM. 21 and over.

Unfiltered: Indie-Rock Showcase means non-confrontational tunes from Just Lions, Yoyodyne, and Almost Dark at McMenamins White Eagle Saloon, 8:30 PM. 21 and over.

19 Thursday
Not Beirut but Fanfarlo!!! Free instore at Music Millennium before their evening gig at the Doug Fir, 6 PM. All ages.

What's that you say? A massive-electro Boogie Down! Branx and Rotture make a great team for all you 21'ers bringing you hot dance/rock at Branx from :
Dangerous Boys Club
Howie and the Hotknives
DJ Vibecop
The Baron
DJ White Stag

And at Rotture :
Vinnie the Squid
Cory O
Mr. Wu

20 Friday
Donate a book to SMART and you'll get Nico Vega live in Lola's Room at the Crystal Ballroom, 7 PM. 21 and over.

Strong blues with Redwood Son at McMenamins Rock Creek Tavern at 9 PM. 21 and over.

21 Saturday
PDX Jazz At The ArtBar presents sultry Shelly Rudolph at the Antoinette Hatfield Hall Rotunda Lobby, 8 PM. All ages.

Instrumental rock with Ninth Moon Black, Life Coach, and Wizard Rifleat at Berbati's Pan, 9 PM. 21 and over.

22 Sunday
Bluestar Express plays melodious rock at Music Millennium, 5 PM. All ages.

Blues and rock with Sonny Hess and Lisa Mann at McMenamins Edgefield, 5 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.

Dirty bird.

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