Sunday, November 22, 2009

free, live music bonanza : nov 23-29 : mattress, the nightgowns, asa ransom, tony ozier, fall brawl, skip vonkuske

Issue No. 12 : November 23 – 29, 2009

I'm thankful for mattress, nightgowns, brawls. Stuff like that.

23 Monday
Portland Cello Project's Skip vonKuske hosts his weekly The Guest List at McMenamins Edgefield featuring soul singer Tahoe Jackson, 7 PM. 21 and over.

Voltronic jams funky, soul fusion at McMenamins White Eagle Saloon, 8:30 PM. 21 and over.

Brenden John and The Porcelain Dolls make indie, acoustic at Twilight Cafe, 9 PM. 21 and over.

24 Tuesday
In Music We Trust brings indie, pop, rock to the Doug Fir with From Words to Blows, Chris Tsefalas, and Jon Davidson and Russell Stafford, 9 PM. 21 and over.

Mmmm, Funk Night with Julian's Ride and Barry Hampton and The Triple Grip at Someday Lounge, 9 PM. 21 and over.

25 Wednesday
Reggae Night at Mt. Tabor Theater, 8 PM. 21 and over.

Mattress and Magic Johnson electro-lounge in the Restaurant Residency Series at Berbati's, 10 PM. 21 and over.

Rotture's Fall Brawl DJ battle with Rude Dudes, Holla ‘N Oates, Club Crooks, and Matt Nelkin + Dundiggy, 9 PM. 21 and over.

Tony Ozier's Dookie Jam with funk-rock-soul-jazz-blues-impromptu at Someday Lounge, 9 PM. 21 and over.

26 Thursday : Thanksgiving
Mellow folk and acoustic strumming from Aundria and Richard at McMenamins Edgefield, 7 PM. 21 and over.

Dance to the darkwave at the Fez Ballroom's Shadowplay while DJ Ghoulunatic, DJ Horrid, and DJ Paradox spin at 9 PM. 21 and over.

27 Friday
Wicked guitar work from Gavin Wahl Stephens at McMenamins Rock Creek Tavern, 9 PM. All ages until 10 PM.

Indie-pop with The Nightgowns and Terra Firma at Twilight Cafe, 9:30 PM. 21 and over.

28 Saturday
Odd ball, indie mash-ups with Asa Ransom, Crosstide, and Reverse Dotty & The Candy Cane Shivs at Berbati's Pan, 10 PM. 21 and over.

Folk, strings jam with Shannon Tower Band at the Sellwood Public House, 9 PM. 21 and over.

29 Sunday
Brittany Shane plays pop-rock at Music Millennium, 5 PM. All ages.

Eye Candy with VJ Norto and The Phantom Hillbilly spinning classic MTV videos and dance at Beulahland, 9 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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