Here is one of the best places to hear live music. The Corkscrew is an intimate venue with a cozy vibe. Never a cover charge with a good selection of beer on tap and in bottles in addition to their great wine list. Small plates and a nice selection of desserts that are hard to resist. Just around the corner from the Moreland Theater on SE Bybee. Best of all, audiences are very quiet and attentive here. Come on down!
Floating on the water in McCuddy’s Marina just tweny minutes from downtown Portland is this wonderful restaurant. Beautiful setting with a great view of boats surrounding the restaurant. Great atmosphere and always busy. No cover charge. Highest recommendation. Note the early 5 pm starting time.
Nice to be at back at Eastside Portland’s largest market. Always a huge crowd there and seats in front of the stage quickly fill up so get there early if you want one. Over 70 vendors each week here. Really busy and can get crowded. NE 44th and NE Hancock.
It is a pleasure to play for the CBA at their monthly meeting at their new venue the East Portland Eagles Lodge at 4904 SE Hawthorne Blvd. Always a large enthusiastic group of blues lovers here. They have an acoustic act opening followed by an electric group and a fee announcements about upcoming shows. Lots of microbrews and good food available. CBA members are free but non members are $5 each. Check their website for more info. Come on down to the blues party! There is very good chance I will have my new CD for sale at this event. Check back here as the date approaches for an update.
Always a fun place to play. The Lloyd Market is one of the busiest weekday markets and is held under a huge permanent cover that creates a cozy atmosphere. Located just a few blocks west of the Lloyd Center Mall (Just across from the NE 7th Max stop) it is an office district and workers line up to buy hot food from the many vendors. The market is open 10 am to 2 pm buck the music is 11 am to 1:30 pm.
My favorite venue. Mark’s restaurant floats on the water in McCuddy’s Marina in Scappoose. A classic and classy place that is always busy with a loyal fan base since opening in 2002. Note my early playing time. My gig is the third Friday each month. Highly recommended.
I will be doing a workshop for the Ukulaneys ukulele group in Eugene from 7 to 9 pm. It is being held at the Hilyard Community Center at 2580 Hilyard St in Eugene. Please get there early so we can have a start at 7 pm sharp. There is a small admission fee (I think it is $5). This will be a fun night with lots of handouts and I will be doing a short set at the end of the workshop. This group has no social media presence such as a website or Facebook page but has met for several years of playing together. Should be a fun night.
Portland’s premier acoustic music venue. Located in a converted craftsman home in the Sellwood District of SE Portland at SE 7th and Tacoma Ave. Good food (killer pizza’s), 15 beers on tap and never a cover charge. Age 21 and over after 8 pm. Just east of the Sellwood Bridge.
Come down to this great restaurant that floats on the water in McCuddy’s Landing Marina in Scappoose. Always busy with a fun atmosphere. Over a dozen micro brews on tap along with an excellent wine select and good food from local sources. Never a cover charge. Note the early 5 to 8 pm playing time.
Great to be back this wonderful wine bar in the Sellwood District of SE Portland. Located on SE Bybee just around the corner from the Moreland Theater the Corkscrew has a very intimate feel and the audience is very quiet and attentive so this makes a great place to hear (and play) music. No cover charge. Small plates and excellent desserts and also beer on tap. Check out their music schedule (mostly jazz but somehow I am a regular).
Such a cool restaurant that floats on the water at McCuddy’s Landing Marina. Note the early 5 to 8 pm playing time. Excellent food and a great atmosphere here at Mark’s. Just 25 minutes from downtown Portland. Highly recommended. Please not that I will be playing the third Friday each month starting in February at Mark’s.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Great to be back at one of my very favorite places to play. This wonderful restaurant floats on the water in McCuddy's Marina. Excellent food and a killer beer and wine list and a scenic view as well. Note early starting time.
Looks a great pub that has lots of live music (mainly blues and jazz). Apparently this is about half way between Antwerp and Ghent. I will add more details as I get them. You can go to their Facebook page..Muziekcafe Thalassa for more about the venue. Looking forward to this.
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.
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.
I just got the sad news that this festival has been cancelled. That is a shame as it is always a good one. It may be re scheduled in April or May, 2019. Keep checking their website at www.oakridgeukulelefestival.com These dates are now available for me to book if you have anything going on.!
The big kahuna of farmers markets with over 15,000 people visiting each Saturday. I will be on their main stage starting at 11 am until the market closes at 2 pm. The main stage has moved this year to the middle of the market. Always a festive atmosphere and a huge crowd.
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.
My favorite venue to play. Beautiful setting in a marina surrounded by boats. Like a trip to the coast without the long drive. Great food and a killer beer and wine selection. No cover. Please note the early 5 to 8 pm playing time. See you there.
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.
Great to be back at this wonderful restaurant that floats on the water in McCuddy's Landing Marina. Excellent food with a killer beer and wine list makes this a great place to spend some time. Highest recommendation even without the music! No cover. Note early 5 to 8 pm playing time.
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.
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/