May
6
9:00 am09:00

Hollywood Farmers Market

Back at this huge market in NE Portland. Always jam packed. Get there early for a seat in front of the stage as they fill up quickly. Music is from 9 am to 12:30 pm.

www.hollywoodfarmersmarket.org

May
7
10:00 am10:00

King Farmers Market

Opening day of the most crankin' Sunday market in Portland. I will be playing the entire four hour shift. Really great hot food and coffee selection in addition the the fresh local produce. Very busy market with great crowds. Nice covered seating area in front of the stage. See you there. NE 7th Ave and Wygant.

www.portlandfarmersmarket.org

 

May
16
11:00 am11:00

Lloyd Farmers Market

Very cool weekday market located just across the street from the NE 7th Ave Max stop. Lots of food and coffee for sale at this really busy market. A favorite of local office workers on their lunch breaks. Under a huge open covered space. The music is from 11 am to 1 pm. 820 E. Holladay St Portland 97232.

www.lloydfarmersmkt.net

May
27
7:30 pm19:30

Muddy Rudder Public House

Portland's premier venue for acoustic music in a craftsman home converted to a pub / restaurant. Age 21 and over after 8 pm. Just east of the Sellwood Bridge at SE 7th Ave and Tacoma.

www.muddyrudderpdx.com

Jun
10
8:30 am08:30

Portland Farmers Market - South Stage

Back at the Big Kahuna of farmers markets with over 15,000 attending every Saturday. I will be on their new stage at the far south end of the market this day (down near the food carts. Note the shortened time frame as the PSU Orchestra will follow me. www.portlandfarmersmarket.org

Jun
14
2:00 pm14:00

Food Innovation Center Market Showcase

Back at the always fun outdoor market showcase at the Food Innovation Center in NW Portland. About 50 or 60 food vendors with free samples and food for sale creates a nice atmosphere. Hey, it's free so come on down. The times for the music is TBA so I will update this when the details are ironed out. 1207 NW Naito PKWY Portland 97209

www.fic.oregonstate.edu

Jun
18
9:00 am09:00

Lents International Market

The is a market that is now put together by the Portalnd Farmers Market folks on SE Foster Road. Very cool market a few blocks from the apartment that Woody Guthrie lived in for a short while in 1941. Some great hot food and coffee at this market and tables and chairs to relax in and enjoy the music.

www.portlandfarmersmarket.org

Jul
22
7:30 pm19:30

Muddy Rudder Public House

Back at Portland's premier acoustic music venue. Really excellent food selection along with hard to beat beer and wine. No cover. Age 21 and over after 8 pm.

www.muddyrudderpdx.com

Jul
30
Aug 5

Ukulele Workshop in the Columbia Gorge

A very cool one week long ukulele workshop in the beautiful Columbia Gorge just east of Troutdale, Oregon. This event is put on by the Creative Arts Community. More details on this soon. This class quickly fills up and sells out so act fast to secure a reservation. Go to www.creativeartscommunity.org for more information.


Apr
22
7:30 pm19:30

Muddy Rudder Public House

Wonderful craftsman home converted to a music venue and restaurant. Never a cover charge and it serves some great food along with it's beer and wine choices. Age 21 and over after 8 pm.

www.muddyrudderpdx.com

Apr
1
9:00 am09:00

Portland Farmers Market at PSU

On the main stage at this huge market where over 15,000 people converge every Saturday with over 200 food vendors. Large covered area in front of the stage to kick back and enjoy the music. Lots and lots of food choices and hot drinks. Fun, festive atmosphere.

www.portlandfarmersmarket.org

Mar
25
7:30 pm19:30

Muddy Rudder Public House

Back at Portland's premier acoustic music club. Excellent food in addition to it's extensive beer and wine list. Just east of the Sellwood Bridge at SE 7th and Tacoma. No cover. Age 21 and over after 8 pm.

www.muddyrudderpdx.com

Feb
25
7:30 pm19:30

Muddy Rudder Public House

Must be the fourth Saturday as I am back in the saddle at The Rudder. No cover. Fine food, beer and wine selection. www.muddyrudderpdx.com

Jan
28
7:30 pm19:30

Muddy Rudder Public House

Back at one of my favorite places to play. Really good food here (try the pizza's) and a super fine micro brew and wine selection. Age 21 and over after 8 pm. Just east of the Sellwood Bridge at SE 7th and Tacoma Ave. www.muddyruddetrpdx.com

Dec
24
7:30 pm19:30

No Muddy Rudder gig this December

My regular gig at the Muddy Rudder is the fourth Saturday each month and in December it falls on Christmas Eve. The Rudder will be closing early on Christmas Eve so there will be no music that night. See you on January 28.

Dec
9
5:00 pm17:00

Food Innovation Center Holiday Bazaar

A fun indoors in NW Portland at the Food Innovation Center. It is open to the public from 5 to 9 pm and is free. Over 50 food vendors with lots of free samples and food for sale. Come on by! 1207 NW Naito Pkwy (near the Amtrak Train Station). I will be providing the music.

Dec
1
5:30 pm17:30

Portland Art Walk

I will be playing this evening's First Thursday Art Walk for The Creative Arts Community at The First Congregational Church at 1126 SW Park Ave. The CAC has some of the very best artists from the Pacific NW. There will be lots of food and drink so come on by (it's free). This walk takes place in downtown Portland and the Pearl District and is a lot of fun. Here is a website that shows the various venues on First Thursday...

www.firstthursdayportland.com/

 

Nov
26
7:30 pm19:30

Muddy Rudder Public House

Portland's premier acoustic music venue. Just east of the Sellwood Bridge at SE 7th Ave and Tacoma. Excellent food, brews and wine selection. Age 21 and over after 8 pm. Please note that I will not be playing my usual December fourth Saturday gig as it falls on Christmas Eve and they will be closing early. 

www.muddyrudderpdx.com

Nov
20
10:00 am10:00

King Farmers Market

One of the busiest markets in Portland. I always get a warm reception here. Come on down!

www.portlandfarmersmarket.org

Nov
5
9:00 am09:00

Portland Farmers Market

Back at the Big Kahuna of markets in the Pacific NW. 15,000 people attend every Saturday. 240 vendors. Lots of seating in front of the main stage. Come on out and have some fun. In the South Park Blocks at PSU.  

Anyone going the Wordstock (Portland's 2016 Book Festival) at the Portland Art Museum keep in mind that the PSU Market is only a five minute walk away. Lots of good food and coffee at the market. Come on by!

www.portlandfarmersmarket.org

Oct
22
7:30 pm19:30

Muddy Rudder Public House

Back at The Rudder. Cozy craftsman home converted to a restaurant / pub. Please note that there is an error on the Muddy Rudder website listing someone else playing on October 22. That is a mistake and their part and I have confirmed with The Rudder that I will be playing on the 22nd not the 29th as listed.

www.muddyrudderpdx.com

Oct
16
10:00 am10:00

King Farmers Market

Back at this killer market. One of the best attended in Portland. Lots of food choices and a festive atmosphere. Limited seating in the music area. You might want to bring a folding chair is you are staying awhile.

www.portlandfarmersmarket.org

Oct
9
10:00 am10:00

Lents Farmers Market

New market put together by the Portland Farmers Market folks. SE 91st and Foster Road.

www.portlandfarmersmarket.org

Sep
29
2:00 pm14:00

NW Farmers Market

One of the best weekday markets in the Alphabet District in NW Portland. NW 19th and Everett. Come on by! This is their final market of the season. 2 to 6 pm.

www.portlandfarmersmarket.org

Sep
24
7:30 pm19:30

Muddy Rudder Public House

Just back from Europe this will get me back in saddle again. Always a good crowd here. Nice atmosphere with great pizzas, brews and wine. Age 21 and over after 8 pm. No cover. SE 7th Ave and Tacoma just east of the Sellwood Bridge.

www.muddyrudderpdx.com

Sep
21
7:00 pm19:00

Uke Club - Amsterdam, Holland

Details are still up in the air but I will be giving a ukulele workshop concert for the Uke Club of Amsterdam at the Hotel Boutique View that evening. Great to be back here. I love the Uke Club people and the Hotel Boutique View is a wonderful place to stay. I will also be playing some guitar that evening and we may add another event on September 19 or 20. Stay tuned...

Sep
18
7:00 pm19:00

Aux Petits Joueurs - Paris, France

This looks like a fabulous jazz club and my friends in Paris say it is indeed. I am really looking forward to playing here. The fun Royal Boudoir Orchestra will be opening the show at 8 pm. This is going to be a great night!

59 Rue de Mouziaia 75019 Paris     www.auxpetitsjoueurs.com

Sep
17
4:30 pm16:30

Cafe Ami - Antwerp, Belgium

This is a hot spot for live roots music in Belgium. It has a great reputation as a cool cafe that is centered around live music. This is a Saturday afternoon show which should be a lot of fun. The starting time is correct but I am not sure of the ending time as we go to press..

Sep
15
8:00 pm20:00

De Gistfabriek - Antwerp, Belgium

Very cool vintage brick factory converted to a restaurant performance space. The time is TBA so check back here or their website for more info.

www.gistfabriek.be/

Sep
11
12:00 pm12:00

London Acoustic Show

Not really a gig but I will be hanging out and doing some playing at the Diamond Bottlenecks space at this huge show in central London. Come on down, say hello and just in the fun. Looks like a fantastic show.  I will be there on Sunday only.

Sep
10
8:00 pm20:00

Bossanyi Studio - London, England

This is going to be a special night in a small intimate performance space in West London. The bad news...this event may be sold out as I was informed that tickets went fast just from Bossanyi's mailing list. This will be a blues guitar and ukulele concert.

It looks like I will be doing a ukulele workshop before the concert. This is put on by the Noth London Ukulele Group (they have a Facebook page). More details on this soon. Should be fun and informative.

Sep
6
8:00 pm20:00

Quay Stage Acoustic - Weymouth, England

Once again, Alan Whittle got me on the bill this evening but there is a catch...we are not sure of my playing time as it will be kind of a mish mash of various acts. I am reluctant to even list it as you never know what will happen. Call venue for a more detailed tome frame.

Aug
20
Aug 21

Ireland's National Ukulele Festival - Dublin Ireland

Proud to be a part of the sixth annual ukulele festival held in Dun Laoghaire which is just outside Dublin. I will be giving at least one workshop and appearing in concert as well. All the fine details will be updated soon. In the past most events were held at the Kingston Hotel. Look for an update soon at this space. This festival is also called Ukulele Hooley 2016. I am also looking for any gigs in England, Ireland or on the continent while over there. Please contact me through my website. 

Aug
12
Aug 14

Oakridge Ukulele Festival

Great to be back at this very cool uke festival in Oakridge Oregon. A three day festival in this beautiful location in the Williamette National Forest. Oakridge is about 125 south of Portland and 45 minutes east of Eugene. I will be doing three workshops at the festival. Lots of fun packed into three days. As we go to press the 2016 performers are not on their website yet but check back soon for more details.

www.oakridgeukulelefestival.com

Aug
4
5:30 pm17:30

Astoria Oregon Crop Up Dinner and Showcase

Another cool "crop up dinner" with fresh local ingredients by top local chefs put together by the Food Innovation Center in Portland. Here is a rare appearance for me in Astoria on the Oregon coast. I will be providng the music from 5:30 to 9:30 pm. The cost for the dinner is a steal at $20 for the dinner and admission to the showcase of vendors displaying their food items (lots of free samples). These are super fun events. Go to www.fic.oregonstate.edu for more information and tickets. 

Jul
29
7:00 pm19:00

Mark's On The Channel

Great to be back at this wonderful restaurant that actually floats on the water in McCuddy's Landing Marina in Scappoose. Just 25 minutes east of downtown Portland with excellent food made with the freshest local ingredients. Killer wine and micro brew selection. No cover, all ages welcome. With their fine sound system this is one nice venue to hear some music.

www.marksonthechannel.com

Jul
23
7:30 pm19:30

Muddy Rudder Public House

"Sellwood's friendliest pub" they advertise and it lives up to the hype. Excellent food, micro brew and wine selection. No cover. Age 21 and over after 8 pm.

www.muddyrudderpdx.com