Monday, March 15, 2010

free, live music bonanza : mar 15-21 : portland cello project, disc jockey gregarious, the new americans, bombs into you, st. patty's day, marv ellis

Issue No. 28 : March 15 – 21, 2010

Get high on PCP.

15 Monday
Portland Cello Project's Skip vonKuske hosts his weekly The Guest List at McMenamins Edgefield featuring folky accompaniment from Seth Bernard and Daisy May, 7 PM. 21 and over.

Loud rock from A Place To Bury Strangers at The Woods, 6 PM. 21 and over.

16 Tuesday
Country rock with Huge Sally in the lounge at the Hawthorne Theatre, 8 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.

17 Wednesday : St. Patrick's Day
So much St. Patty's Day action at all the McMenamins locales. Try Edgefield, Grand Lodge, Hotel Oregon, and Kennedy School for big parties or general consumption and music at Rock Creek Tavern or White Eagle Saloon. Starting as early as 4 PM, mostly 21 and over.

Punky, pop, rock with The Middle Ages, Therapists, and The Chemicals at Kelly's Olympian, 10 PM. 21 and over.

18 Thursday
The Portland Cello Projects starts making their rounds on McMenamins' Great Northwest Music Tour with the gymnasium at the Kennedy School, 7 PM. All ages.

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

Lotta electro dance beats at the Afterlife Dance Party with DJ Deafchild, Quillan, Miss Margo, and Mortal Grey at The Woods, 9 PM. 21 and over.

19 Friday
Quirky rock with Miss Massive Snowflake at Music Millennium, 6 PM. All ages.

Bluesy rock with The New Americans and Stuck Runnin' at Sana's Bar and Grill, 7 PM. All ages.

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

Funky rock with Break As We Fall at Jolly Roger, 10 PM. 21 and over.

Folky acoustics with James Faretheewell at East Burn, 10 PM. 21 and over.

21 Sunday
Indie stuffs with Bombs Into You, Iretsu, and Grey Anne at Rontoms, 9 PM. 21 and over.

Wrapping up an Irish week, McMenamins Rock Creek Tavern brings you Irish Music Sunday with Hanz Araki and Cary Novotny at 6 PM. All ages. Followed by the same duo at Biddy McGraw's, 8:30 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.

Go green.

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