Dec
13
4:00 PM16:00

Food Innovation Center - NW Portland

FIC’s annual Holiday Bazaar where entrepreneurs bring food samples and also food for sale. A fun event that is free to the public. The time listed is a rough guide which I will update as the date approaches. About 40 or 50 vendors and the event is indoors. Nice and cozy. 1207 NW Naito Pkwy.

www.fic.oregonstate.edu

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Dec
17
7:00 PM19:00

Corkscrew Wine Bar - Portland OR

One of my very favorite venues to play. A small intimate space with excellent sound and best of all the audience is very quiet and attentive. Never a cover charge. Small plates and excellent desserts. Beer is also available in addition to their extensive wine list. Check their music schedule as they really book some good music, On SE Bybee just around the corner from the Moreland Theater.

www.corkscrewpdx.com

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Dec
22
7:30 PM19:30

Muddy Rudder Public House

The Rudder is Portland’s premier venue for acoustic music. Come on down to enjoy their good food and they have over 15 beers on tap. Never a cover charge. Just east of the Sellwood Bridge at SE Tacoma and SE 7th Ave. 21 and over after 8 pm. Great place! Check out their music schedule on their website.

www.muddyrudderpdx.com

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Jan
25
5:00 PM17:00

Mark's On The Channel - Scappoose OR

Back at Mark’s for the start of their 2019 music season. One of my favorite venues. This restaurant floats on the water in McCuddy’s Landing Marina in a wonderful setting. Excellent food and a killer beer and wine selection. Never a cover charge. Highly recommended. Note the early 5 pm starting time.

www.marksonthechannel.com

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Nov
30
5:00 PM17:00

Mark's On The Channel - Scappoose OR

This is going to be a special night at this wonderful restaurant as this is their last night of live music before they close for a winter break in December and reopen in early 2019. One of my very favorite venues to play Mark’s has excellent food, a killer beer and wine list and you cannot beat the setting in McCuddy’s Landing Marina. Always a good crowd and atmosphere. All ages welcome and there is even parking for your boat (really). Note the eraly 5 to 8 pm music time.

www.marksonthechannel.com

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Nov
24
7:30 PM19:30

Muddy Rudder Public House

Back at Portland’s premier acoustic roots music venue. Over 15 beers on tap, nice wine selection and excellent food (I love the pizzas and chocolate cake). Just east of the Sellwood Bridge at Se 7th and Tacoma Ave in the Sellwood District of SE Portland. Never a cover charge. Check out their music schedule.

www.muddyrudderpdx.com

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Nov
3
7:00 PM19:00

Strum Guitars - Portland OR with Mary Flower

This is going to be a special night in SE Portland at the way cool Strum Guitars at 1415 SE Stark. Strum is not only a wonderful vintage guitar shop but a nice music venue that has several beers on tap and lots of seating and tables to relax in. 

Sharing the bill with my is the great Mary Flower who is also a good friend (and neighbor) of mine. We will do two short solo sets and some tunes together. Should be a fun night and no cover charge. Get there early for a seat. You can check Strum's Facebook page Strum Guitars for more info on their  store and their concerts.

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Sep
28
5:00 PM17:00

Mark's On The Channel - Scappoose OR

Great to be back at the very cool restaurant. Everyone that goes here loves it and there is a reason that this has been so successful since 2002. At Mark's you are in a tranquil marina surrounded by boats with an "at the coast" feel without the long drive. Excellent food and a killer beer and wine selection. No age age limit or cover. Just twenty minutes from downtown Portland.

www.marksonthechannel.com

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Sep
22
7:30 PM19:30

Muddy Rudder Public House

Portland's premier acoustic music venue. Located just east of the Sellwood Bridge in the Sellwood District of SE Portland. SE Tacoma and SE 7th Ave. Always busy with excellent food (great pizza's). over 15 beers on tap and a very good wine selection. Age 21 and over after 8 pm.

www.muddyrudderpdx.com

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Aug
25
7:30 PM19:30

Muddy Rudder Public House

My regular gig the fourth Saturday each month at Portland's premier acoustic roots venue. We always get a good crowd here. Excellent food (great pizza's) and a huge beer and wine list. Check out their music schedule. No cover. 21 and over after 8 pm.

www.muddyrudderpdx.com

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Aug
6
7:00 PM19:00

Corkscrew Wine Bar - Portland OR

Back at this wonderful venue in the Sellwood District of SE Portland. Located just around the corner from the historic Moreland Theater the Corkscrew is one of the very best live music venues with a small intimate space and an audience that is vert quiet and respects the musicians. In addition to the extensive wine list they have micro brews on tap and small plates of food and great desserts. Be sure to check out their music schedule (all good stuff). No cover.

www.corkscrewpdx.com

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Jul
19
5:30 PM17:30

Food Innovation Center Dinner - Portland OR

More detailed information to come but the Food Innovation Center is having one of their "Pop Up" dinners with the best local ingredients prepared by the best local chefs. These always sell out so check the Food Innovation Center website or their Facebook page.  

 The event starts at 5:30 pm with kind of a farmers market surrounding the dinner area with vendors with free samples and some food items for sale. The dinner service begins at 6:30 pm on linen covered tables and continues until about the 8:15 or 8:30 pm. OSU puts these dinners together and they are a blast! It takes place at the Food Innovation center at 1207 NW Naito Pkwy in Portland.

www.fic.oregonstate.edu

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Jun
26
10:00 AM10:00

Lloyd Farmers Market - Portland

Back at the cool mid week market that is always busy. The market is held under a huge permanent canopy and lots of seating in front of the music area. Some great hot food there as the market is surrounded by office buildings and many of the workers stop by for food and to listen to the music. Always a festive atmosphere. Just across from the 7th Ave Max stop.  www.lloydfarmersmkt.net/

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Jun
22
5:00 PM17:00

Mark's On The Channel - Scappoose OR

One of my favorite venues. This restaurant actually floats on the water in McCuddy's Marina. Great sound system and vibe here. Please note the early time slot (Happy Hour until 6 pm). Excellent food from local sources and a killer beer and wine list. Just twenty minutes from downtown Portland. I will be playing this time slot at Mark's the fourth Friday each month thru the summer.

www.marksonthechannel.ocm

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Jun
14
4:30 PM16:30

Food Innovation Center

This is a way cool event that is free to the public with about 100 vendors with free food samples and food for sale. Always a fun event and it is held outdoors at the Food Innovation Center at 1207 NW Naito Pkwy, Portland 97209. More details here as the date approaches. I will be providing the music.

www.fic.oregonstate.edu/

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Jun
11
7:00 PM19:00

Corkscrew Wine Bar - Portland OR

Really nice intimate music venue in the Sellwood District of SE Portland. Just around the corner from the Moreland Theater on SE Bybee the Corkscrew has small plates, desserts and beer on tap in addition to their outstanding wine list. The crowd is generally very quiet here so this is a fine spot to hear live music. No cover.

www.corkscrewpdx.com

 

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May
25
5:00 PM17:00

Mark's On The Channel - Scappoose OR

This might be my favorite place to play. Wonderful restaurant that actually floats on the water in McCuddy's Landing Marina on the Willamette River. Excellent food and a killer micro brew and wine list. Great vibe here and it has the feel of an at the coast location yet you are only 20 minutes from downtown Portland. Note the Happy Hour time slot. Although their website says 5 to 7 pm I am throwing in an extra hour of music until 8 pm.

www.marksonthechannel.com

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Apr
27
5:00 PM17:00

Mark's On The Channel - Scappoose OR

One of my very favorite places to play Mark's On The Channel is a true gem of a restaurant that actually floats on the water in McCuddy's Landing Marina in Scappoose. Excellent food and a great beer and wine list with wonderful views of the boats in the marina outside. Really nice sound system as well (important!). Note the early time slot (their Happy Hour is until 6 pm) until and I will be back at Mark's on Friday, May 25 and play the fourth Friday each month thru the summer.

www.marksonthechannel.com

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Apr
13
7:30 PM19:30

Wine:30 Bistro - Milwaukie OR

Great to be back at this wonderful venue. Wine:30 Bistro is located in downtown Milwaukie which has a cool vintage vibe. An intimate space for live music and in addition to the wine and micro brews on tap the food is excellent (and very reasonable). Killer desserts too hand made by their top level chef. No cover. Get there early as the good seats can fill up quickly.

www.wine30bar.com

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Mar
24
7:30 PM19:30

Muddy Rudder Public House

One of Portland's best places to hear live music this house converted to a restaurant / pub books only the very best acoustic musicians. Excellent food (killer pizza's) and over 15 beers on tap along with a fine wine selection. Just east of the Sellwood Bridge at SE 7th Ave and Tacoma. Age 21 and over after 8 pm. No cover.

www.muddyrudderpdx.com

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Mar
18
7:00 PM19:00

Corkscrew Wine Bar

Back at this super cool intimate music venue in the Sellwood District of SE Portland. Just around the corner from the Moreland Theater on SE Bybee The Corkscrew is a wonderful spot for music where the audience is actually very quiet and respects the musicians in a concert like setting. Small plates and great desserts along with microbrews on tap along with an amazing wine selection. Check their eclectic music schedule (almost every night) with never a cover charge. Highly recommended.

www.corkscrewpdx.com/

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