Monday, March 1, 2010

free, live music bonanza : mar 1-7 : pegasus dream, the pack a.d., sex life, danceahol, wide eye panic, michael hurley, mississippi studios

Issue No. 26 : March 1 – 7, 2010

March babies, spring ladies.

01 Monday
Jazz guitar with Dan Balmer at Jimmy Mak's, 8 PM. 21 and over.

Portland Cello Project's Skip vonKuske hosts his weekly The Guest List at McMenamins Edgefield featuring singer-songwriter Chris Kokesh, 7 PM. 21 and over.

02 Tuesday
Rock 'n metal at Mixed Social with Tool-esque, Olympians Wide Eye Panic and indie-alt, jammy Marca Luna at the Ash Street Saloon, 9:15 PM. 21 and over.

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.

03 Wednesday
Legendary, songwritin' troubadour Michael Hurley at LaurelThirst Public House, 6 PM. 21 and over.

Holocene brings the second edition of FIN de Cinema with three short films by director Kenneth Anger paired with a live score composed and performed by Purple Rhinestone Eagle, Eternal Tapestry, and Wilderness. Be prepared for psychedelic tastiness, oddball nastiness, homoeroticism, and stunning sonics at 8:30 PM, $2 donation suggested. 21 and over.

04 Thursday
Someday Lounge presents The Fix with DJs Lifesavas' Rev. Shines, DJ Kez, and DJ Dundiggy, 9 PM. 21 and over.

Boot-stomping, mule-slapping bluegrass and old time with Whiskey Puppy at McMenamins Edgefield, 7 PM. 21 and over.

05 Friday
David Ornette Cherry lounges at East Burn, 10 PM. 21 and over.

Scat, blues, roots, americana and The Reverb Brothers at McMenamins White Eagle Saloon, 5:30 PM. All ages.

06 Saturday
Solid Gold 5 sir!!! With electro-dance-love at Berbati's with Nathan Detroit, Pegasus Dream, and DJ Danceahol, 9 PM. 21 and over.

Swellebration: Mississippi Studios One Year Anniversary with PDX indie, acoustic, rock love from :
Sallie Ford & the Sound Outside
Dirty Mittens
Matt Sheehy & The Menders
Run On Sentence
Tahoe Jackson
Sean Flinn & The Royal We
Holcombe Waller
Adam Shearer
Justin Power
Laura Gibson
And many more special surprises and treats! Doors at 7 PM, show at 8 PM. 21 and over.

Portland's folk princess Little Sue with Lynn Conover at the LaurelThirst Public House, 6 PM. 21 and over.

07 Sunday
Sunday nights are for Vancouver, B.C. garage rock from The Pack A.D. and dancing in the Sex Life along with a disco DJ set from Maxx Bass at Rontoms, 9 PM. 21 and over.

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.

Happy birthday Mississippi Studios.

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