Great to be at this cool venue just south of Portland. Nice cozy bistro that features live music several times a week. Voted "Best Spot to Drink in Milwaukee" on a Willamette Week poll they have a nice food menu as well. This is a great place to kick back and enjoy the music. No cover charge.
Come on down to an always cool event put on by the Food Innovation Center of OSU. This is a large market of around 50-60 vendors with food products for sale with lots of free samples. Great atmosphere and there is always a good turnout. The event is free and I will be providing the music. This is held indoors as i t gets chilly that time of year. The time right now is approximate. Check back here closer to the event date for more info. www.fic.oregonstate.edu/
1207 NW Naito Pkwy Portland 97209
It must be the fourth Saturday as I am back at The Rudder. One of Portland's very best places to hear live music. Never a cover charge. Excellent food and a killer beer and wine selection. Just east of the Sellwood Bridge at SE 7th and Tacoma Ave.
Great to be back at this wonderful music venue. The Corkscrew is a fun place to hera live music as the audience is very quiet and attentive plus is a nice looking space with an excellent wine list ans several micro brews on tap as well. No cover charge with lots of small plates and desserts available. Check out their music schedule (almost every night of the week). It is very impressive. See you there.
Great to be back at my all time favorite place to play. Mark's On The Channel is a restaurant that actually floats on the water in McCuddy's Landing marina. Excellent food, wine and brew selection and a beautiful view of the marina. It has a "at the coast" vibe without the long drive. Just twenty minutes from downtown Portland. No cover. All ages welcome.
Back at Portland's premier acoustic live music venue. Mark your calendar for the fourth Saturday each month for my regular gig at The Rudder. SE 7th and SE Tacoma Ave (just east of the Sellwood Bridge). Excellent food and a great wine and micro brew selection. Age 21 and over after 8 pm. No cover.
Madras is about 40 miles north of Bend, Oregon. Part of a great series of dinners put on by Oregon State University where top notch notch local chefs put together dinners with local ingredients. There is a "market showcase' from 4 to 6 pm and the dinner starts at 6:30 pm and runs until about 8:30 pm. Last year I played all their dinners and they are a lot of fun with great food and a nice atmosphere. A steal at $20 per person. These events usually sell out in advance so check the link below. There may be tickets at the door. The event is at the Central Oregon Agricultural Research Center. 850 NW Dogwood Lane. Madras, OR 97741
It is my pleasure to give a one hour ukulele workshop at the Bend Ukulele Group meeting starting at 6:30 pm. The Bend Ukulele Group is one of the west coasts best groups and they get about 100 people at each meeting.
The following evening I will be giving a house concert in Bend and Thursday will be playing in nearby Madras at a dinner put together by OSU. see my website for more information on these.
This event has been cancelled due to the forest fire in the area. Menucha is no longer under threat as the fire has shifted, but the air quality is very poor. It may be rescheduled but no decision has been made yet. Check back here in the future for more information or check their website below.
I will be playing at this annual fundraiser for the Menucha retreat in the Columbia Gorge. My music will be outside on the patio where guests will mingle while drinking and having snacks. Beautiful setting and facility. Tickets are a pricey $100 but it is for a good cause (and may be tax deductible) and a light dinner is included as well, I believe. Call 503-695-2243 for more information.
Back at one of Portland's busiest markets. Located in the Hollywood District of NE Portland you can't beat this market for it's large vendor and food selection and just a great vibe. Always packed, the seats in front of the stage can quickly fill up, so getting there early is encouraged. Music is 9 am to 12:30 pm.
Back at The Rudder for my regular fourth Saturday every month gig. Can't say enough about this venue. Really excellent food and a killer craft beer and wine list. Just east of the Sellwood Bridge at SE Tacoma and SE 7th Ave. Age 21 and over after 8 pm.
Great to be back at this cool venue. The Corkscrew is just a great place to hear live music as the audience is very quiet (rare nowadays) and it is just a beautiful space. Located in the Sellwood District of SE Portland (just around the corner from the Moreland Theater on SE Bybee Blvd) they have a great wine selection (of course) but also beer on tap with small plates and desserts. No cover charge. Check out their music schedule on their website (I recommend you see Bass & Face a great duo with Craig Snazelle on bass and Mike Winkle on vocals). See you at the Corkscrew...
Back at the Big Daddy of farmers markets. Over 15,000 people attend this market with around 250 vendors. I will be playing on their new south stage on the south edge of the market from 8:30 am to 2 pm. Yes, it is a long day but it gives me a chance to stretch out and play songs songs I rarely have a chance to play. See you there.
This is part of a great series put on by Oregon State University where top notch local chefs prepare meals with fresh local ingredients. Please note that the exact time will be updated soon with a lot the exact location listed. These dinners quickly sell out. Last year I played all of their dinners and it was a real blast. For more information go to www.fic.oregonstate.edu
I will be playing in this popular setting downtown at this event put on by the Portland Farmers Market. Lots of food, drinks and a great atmosphere as a mix of locals, tourists and office workers relax and listen to the music. Come on down!
Very cool market put on by the Portland Farmers Market folks in the downtown portion of the Kenton Neighborhood. I love this markets with a long four hour playing time which enables me to dig out some vintage tunes from my over 200 song selection of tunes. The market is at the corner of N. Denver and N. McClellan.
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.
Really pleased to be playing this wonderful venue in the Sellwood District of SE Portland. The Corkscrew Wine Bar has music nightly and has not only a great wine selection but several micro brew beers on tap (and bottled). Small plates of food such as sandwiches and salads and some nice desserts, too. Just around the corner from the Moreland Theater at 1665 SE Bybee BL. Portland, 97202. Phone 503- 239-9463. No cover charge. Another act that is a must see at the Corkscrew is my stand up bass playing friend Craig Snazelle and singer Mike Winkle have a duo called "Bass and Face" that regularly appear at the Corkscrew. Check 'em out (you will be glad you did).
Back at my favorite venue. This restaurant actually floats on the water in a beautiful marina setting. Excellent food from local sources and a great micro brew and wine selection. Really nice sound system. Wonderful spot to hear live music. Just twenty minutes from downtown Portland in Scappoose.
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.
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
Here is a last minute time change. I am now playing from 8:30 am to 2 pm as the afternoon act cancelled. Back at the Big Kahuna of farmers markets with over 15,000 attending every Saturday. This is at PSU in the South Park Blocks. I will be on their new stage at the far south end of the market this day (down near the food carts). www.portlandfarmersmarket.org
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. Please note the music is from 11 am to 1 pm only as that is all that the markets "noise" permit from the city allows. 820 E. Holladay St Portland 97232.
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.
This may be my absolute favorite place to play. Located in Scappoose, this restaurant actually floats on the water in a beautiful marina with a relaxing at the beach vibe. Great sound system and a fairly quiet crowd this is a nice place to hear some live roots music. Excellent food from local ingredients and a fine craft beer and wine list. No cover charge. All ages.