Monday, February 15, 2010

free, live music bonanza : feb 15-21 : ro sham bos, angry orts, pine language, david ornette cherry, remy + lamar, nucular animals, marv ellis

Issue No. 24 : February 15 – 21, 2010

This is too easy. All you gotta do is show up.

15 Monday
Indie rock with The Greater Midwest and The Ro Sham Bos at the Ash Street Saloon, 9:30 PM. 21 and over.

Indie-folkers The Parson Red Heads hold down their February Monday residency at McMenamins White Eagle Saloon with The Olive Grove and Eric Earley (Blitzen Trapper), 8:30 PM. 21 and over.

Portland Cello Project's Skip vonKuske holds down McMenamins Edgefield with Charlie Nanos, 7 PM. 21 and over.

16 Tuesday
Northwest Fresh hip hop fusion with Marv Ellis and his live band The Platform along with guest rappers, DJs, live painting, and more at McMenamins White Eagle Saloon, 9 PM. 21 and over.

Funky jam band rock with Tree Frogs at at LaurelThirst Public House at 9 PM. 21 and over.

17 Wednesday
Whiskey stomp, indie folk with The Ascetic Junkies as they continue their February Wednesday residency at LaurelThirst Public House with special guest The Glyptodons, 6 PM. 21 and over.

Unfiltered: Indie-Rock Showcase with Pine Language, A Season of Tanagers, and Dust Bowl Holler (All-Star Tribute to Tom Waits featuring members of The Breeders, Drunken Prayer and Buoy LaRue) at McMenamins White Eagle Saloon, 8:30 PM. 21 and over.

18 Thursday
Carpet Culture at Holocene with indie stuffs from Nucular Aminals, The Angry Orts, and Total Noise, 8:30 PM. 21 and over.

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

19 Friday
Roots with Blue Turtle Seduction as they make the rounds when McMenamins' Great Northwest Music Tour comes to Edgefield, 7 PM. 21 and over.

Night Shift 70's, 80's and on... DJ dance party with Remy the Restless, Lamar Leroy, Standing 8, and with special guest Moonchild at Someday Lounge, 9:30 PM. 21 and over.

20 Saturday
Pure, unadulterated 80's with DJ Gregarious at Berbati's Back to the Future, 10 PM. 21 and over.

Roots country with The Low Bones at East Burn, 5 PM. All ages.

21 Sunday
David Ornette Cherry lays down an intimate set at Music Millennium at 3 PM. All ages.

Freak Mountain Ramblers jam at the LaurelThirst Public House at 6 PM. Followed by folk from Billy Kennedy with Tim Acott at 9:30 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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