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May 2019

Courtyard Bluegrass Jam

May 23 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Weekly
White Eagle Saloon OR United States + Google Map
Free

Open, all level jam, every Thursday from 4:00 -6:00 PM at The White Eagle.

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Portland Bluegrass Sunday Jam

May 26 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating indefinitely

Ladd Taphouse, 2239 SE 11th Ave.
Portland, OR 97214 United States
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Every Sunday from 2 to 5 pm, beginning May 26, 2019. This is an ongoing jam (for the past 8 years in the Hollywood district, Columbia River Brewing, O’Neill pub. Biddy’s). Open to all ages and levels acoustic only. The Ladd Taphouse has a full menu, over 40 taps, and full bar.

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Clackamas/Happy Valley String Along Jam: 2nd & 4th Sundays 2:15 – 5:00 pm

May 26 @ 2:15 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:15pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until December 20, 2020

OR United States + Google Map

Bluegrass and more. Happy Valley Library (Community Room) 13793 SE Sieben Park Way, Happy Valley, OR 97015. Located off Sunnyside Rd. at SE 147th. Look for the signboard on the sidewalk near the library. For information, contact Charlie:  mels677@aol.com

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Rambling Bluegrass Jam (Beaverton)

May 27 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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except Christmas day
Papa’s Pizza Parlor 15700 N.W. Blueridge Drive Beaverton, OR 97006 (503) 531-7220, 15700 N.W. Blueridge Drive
Beaverton, OR 97006 United States
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Intermediate bluegrass jam session in banquet room.  Celebrating our 15th year at this location (2017).

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Bluegrass Jam in McMinnville

May 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Trade Steet Taphouse, 510 S Trade St.
Amity, 97101 United States
Free

Informal bluegrass jam every Tuesday night from 7-9:30ish.  All levels are welcome.

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Beaverton Jam

May 29 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Round Table Pizza, 10150 S.W. Beaverton-Hillsdale Hwy
Beaverton, OR 97005 United States
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Intermediate-level jam!

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Julie and the WayVes play Bluegrass Wednesday at the Annex of Gastro Mania

May 29 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Gastro Mania Annex, 7850 SW Capitol Hwy
Portland, OR 97219 United States
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$5

Bluegrass Wednesday’s continues May 29 with Julie and the WayVes at the Annex of Gastro Mania in Multnomah village. 7-9PM. $5 cover. Julie & The WayVes is a 5-piece, progressive bluegrass band, based out of Portland, Oregon.  Centered around the songwriting of Julie Schmidt, a confluence of hard-driving bluegrass and masterful composition and arrangement sensibilities delivers a sound that is both powerful and elegant. Timeless tones within a modern, artful structure, that incorporates genre-bending subtleties without sacrificing what their instrumentation suggests they…

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Goldendale Pickers Festival

May 30 - June 2

Join sponsors  OBA and all your friends from around the Northwest at the first pickers festival of the year.  We will gather at Goldendale's Ekone Park starting at 5 p.m. on Thursday, May 30 for a weekend of jamming, open mics, catching up with friends, making new friends, visiting the farmers market, and basically doing all the restful and rejuvenating things that you enjoy about a bluegrass festival. The cost if $10/person for camping. Day visits to the park are…

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Jamblers @ Clark’s Bistro & Pub

May 31 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Clark’s Bistro & Pub, 264 E. Main
Hillsboro, OR 97123 United States
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Enjoy good food, a full bar, friendly people, and a fun Friday evening! The Jamblers play an Americana stringband-style blend and we'd love to see you there, downtown Hillsboro, OR on the last night of May.

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June 2019

Klamath Falls Bluegrass Jam

June 2 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Mia’s and Pia’s Pizzeria and Brewhouse, 3545 Summers Landw
Klamath Falls, OR 97603 United States
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A monthly bluegrass jam on the First Sunday at Mia's and Pia's Pizzeria and Brewhouse, 3545 Summers Lane, Klamath Falls, OR 97603.  For information: Ben Coker  541-783-3478 / benfcoker@gmail.com

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Jon Cooper Bluegrass Jam

June 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 31, 2022

La Sierra Mexican Grill, 1111 Oregon 99W
Dundee, OR 97115 United States
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Free

An open bluegrass and old time country jam is held at La Sierra Mexican Grill in Dundee Oregon on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month.  This jam is dedicated to the memory of Jon Cooper who kicked it off many years ago, but passed on himself in 2015.  The pickers average intermediate in skill level, but the jam is open and encouraging to all skill levels. Please contact Steve Edward (stephene47@frontier.com, ph: 503-664-6351), Ron Taylor (ron@taylorpaintingof portland.com) ,…

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Whistlin’ Rufus plays Bluegrass Wednesday June 5 @ 7pm

June 5 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Gastro Mania Vault, 7850 SW Capitol Highway
Portland, 97219 United States
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$5

Bluegrass Wednesday’s continues June 5 with Whistlin' Rufus at the Annex of Gastro Mania in Multnomah village. 7-9PM. $5 cover. The Whistlin' Rufus musicians bring a lot of experience to the stage and have roots in Classical, Irish, Folk, Bluegrass, Rock and Roll and Jazz music. When you stir it all together combining their exciting knack for arrangements, their three and four part vocal harmonies, original ballads and toe tapping fiddle tunes, well, you end up with Whistlin' Rufus. The band has…

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Sacajawea Bluegrass Festival and Dutch Oven Rendezvous

June 7 - June 9
OR United States + Google Map

A bluegrass music festival with four days of camping and music jams, and over 12 hours of concerts from Friday to Sunday. The headline act is Appalachian Roadshow, with Barry Abernathy and Darrell Webb. Other acts include Old Growth Quartet, String Theory, The Warren G. Hardings, and Runaway Train. Dutch Oven seminar and demo on Saturday (this only is free to the public). Music workshops and a youth music workshop. Camping starts on Thursday through Sunday night. See www.mctama.org and…

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WOTFA Fiddle Jam

June 7 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day First of the month, happening 24 times

Clark County History Museum, 1511 Main Streety
Vancouver, WA 98660 United States
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Washington Old Time Fiddlers Association Jam and SnackLuck open to the public. Held at the Clark County History Museum - a great venue.  First Friday every month and part of the Vancouver Arts Walk.   Generally a song circle jam, but this may vary.  Very newcomer and beginner friendly with advanced and expert fiddlers always most welcome.  Fiddles, Guitars, Mandolins and other traditional backup instruments welcome.  Audience welcome.  The Museum is open and free.  All Fiddle players and backup instruments welcome.  We…

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Clackamas/Happy Valley String Along Jam: 2nd & 4th Sundays 2:15 – 5:00 pm

June 9 @ 2:15 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:15pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 27, 2020

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Bluegrass and more. Happy Valley Library (Community Room) 13793 SE Sieben Park Way, Happy Valley, OR 97015. Located off Sunnyside Rd. at SE 147th. Look for the signboard on the sidewalk near the library. For information, contact Charlie:  mels677@aol.com

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Puddletown Ramblers @ O’Malley’s 2nd Sundays

June 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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O’Malley’s Saloon & Grill, 6535 SE Foster Rd
Portland, OR 97206 United States
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Free

Come see the Puddletown Ramblers every 2nd Sunday at O'Malley's Saloon & Grill.

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Mike Compton Plays bluegrass Wednesday @ the Annex of Gastro Mania!

June 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Gastro Mania Annex, 7850 SW Capitol Hwy
Portland, OR 97219 United States
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$20

Bluegrass Wednesday’s continues 12 with Mike Compton at the Annex of Gastro Mania in Multnomah village. 7-9PM. $20 cover. This show is limited to 65. To reserve seats call Kevin Johnson at 503-715-6157 or email at bootinz1@comcast.net Mandolin Magazine calls him a player with "a worldwide reputation as one of the modern masters of bluegrass mandolin...one of the most recognizable and respected mandolin voices anywhere". He's Mike Compton--Grammy and IBMA award-winning recording artist; solo, duo and band performer; and as passionate a…

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Wenatchee River Bluegrass Festival

June 14 @ 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Chelan County Expo Center – Fairgrounds, 5700 Wescott Ave
Cashmere, WA 98815 United States
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$25 – $35

Kick start your bluegrass summer with the Seventeenth Annual Wenatchee River Bluegrass Festival (WRBF), June 14th, 15th and 16th, featuring superstar bluegrass bands that will put the kick in your bluegrass start.  The Seventeenth Annual extraordinary line up goes like this…. Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper; Mile Twelve; Jeff Scroggins & Colorado; Ned Crisp & Bottomline; Modern Tradition; Rusty Hinges Bluegrass and Roosevelt Road. Main Stage Shows begin at 4:15pm Friday and Saturday. The Wenatchee River Bluegrass Festival (WRBF) located at…

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Oregon Bluegrass Pride/The Handsome Ladies at Pride NW 2019 Festival

June 15 @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on June 16, 2019 at 11:30am

Tom McCall Waterfront Park, SW Stark St. & Front Ave.
Portland, OR 97201 United States
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Come join us for our 2nd year at the Pride NW Festival. Our booth is located near the Morrison Bridge/Naito Parkway corner of the festival. We'll be jamming all day so bring your instruments and come jam with us. We'll also have several small groups performing on Saturday afternoon 6/15/19 at the LGBTQ Arts Pavillion. Our thanks to OBA for their support!

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OBA Roseburg Chapter Jam

June 16 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 15, 2019

Sutherlin Senior Center, 202 E. Central Ave.
Sutherlin, 97479
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Free

Third Sunday Jam is always from 1 to 4:30 pm at Sutherlin Senior Center, 202 East Central Avenue, Sutherlin, OR. Open to listeners and pickers alike. All levels encouraged. Refreshments. Donations kindly accepted. Sponsored by the OBA - Roseburg Chapter. Ample paved parking in back. Handicapped parking accessible. INFO: Lizzie at 541-679-0553

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Strings in Sisters Jam

June 16 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:30pm on day Third of the month, repeating until October 21, 2019

Sisters Library, 110 N Cedar Street
Sisters, OR 97759 United States
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Free

We call our group “Strings In Sisters” and have been meeting here since August 2016. We normally meet on the third Sunday of each month from 1:30 -3:30 p.m. at the Sisters Library. (As you enter Sisters, turn right on Locust St – just past the elementary school and across from The Pump House service station and Hop & Brew. Turn left on E Cascade – the first left, right on Cedar.) Our main focus is on bluegrass, folk, and…

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Susanville Bluegrass Music Camp

June 18 @ 10:00 am - June 21 @ 4:00 pm
CA United States + Google Map
$175.00

This year we are providing you with a great and affordable opportunity to improve your instrument playing capabilities, vocal skills as well as jamming knowledge in a relaxing classroom atmosphere, including one-on-one time with some of the best Bluegrass musicians/instructors in the industry today. Our instructors specialize in guitar, banjo, mandolin and bass instruments as well as vocal techniques and the art of bluegrass jamming. Our list of specialists are tough to match with the likes of Rick Sparks, Music…

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Jon Cooper Bluegrass Jam

June 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until June 16, 2020

La Sierra Mexican Grill, 1111 Oregon 99W
Dundee, OR 97115 United States
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An open bluegrass and old time country jam is held at La Sierra Mexican Grill in Dundee Oregon on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month.  This jam is dedicated to the memory of Jon Cooper who kicked it off many years ago, but passed on himself in 2015.  The pickers average intermediate in skill level, but the jam is open and encouraging to all skill levels. Please contact Steve Edward (stephene47@frontier.com, ph: 503-664-6351), Ron Taylor (ron@taylorpaintingof portland.com) ,…

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JT and Rowdy Mountain play Bluegrass Wednesday June 19th

June 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Gastro Mania Vault, 7850 SW Capitol Highway
Portland, 97219 United States
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$5

Bluegrass Wednesday’s continues June 19 with JT and Rowdy Mountain at the Vault of Gastro Mania in Multnomah village. 7-9PM. $5 cover. Known for his smooth, clear voice and authentic phrasing, Jonathan “JT” Trawick continues a rich tradition of singing and storytelling from deep within the Ozark hills. Gracing stages all across the United States, JT has won twice as many Grammys as Leonardo DiCaprio himself. He has been mentioned on the front page of the L.A. Times, the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette and…

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Susanville Bluegrass Festival

June 21 @ 12:00 pm - June 23 @ 2:00 pm
Lassen County Fairgrounds, 195 Russell Drive
Susanville, CA 96130 United States
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$7 – $75

Performances by: Blue Highway, Edgar Loudermilk Band featuring Jeff Autry, Greg Blake Band, Steve Spurgin, Chris Barshear and Peter McLaughlin, Red Dog Ask, Sierra Sweethearts and Mosquito Road Camping available first come - first served beginning Sunday June 16th, RV w/ water and electric, RV dry camping and Tent sites.  Dump station available. Quilt Room open Monday June 17th through Sunday June 23rd Music Camp, June 18th thru 21st ($5.00 discount per day on camping during camp) "Locals Night" Bluegrass…

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July 2019

Wheeler County Bluegrass Festival

July 5 - July 7

Held the first full weekend in July, this little festival is the best kept secret in Oregon. Wheeler County, with three incorporated towns, is the only county in Oregon with more horses than people. Life marches to a different drummer here, a welcome relief from the hectic pace of the rest of the world! The Festival takes place in the old pioneer town of Fossil, the county seat, in front of the beautiful historic courthouse, now over 100 years old.…

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String Summit

July 18 - July 21

This year’s Northwest String Summit will take place at Horning’s Hideout in North Plains, Oregon July 18 – 21. Organizers of the 18th annual “Strummit” finalized the 2019 lineup. Galactic featuring Erica Falls, Ayla Nereo, supergroup Hawktail featuring Brittany Haas, Paul Kowart, Jordan Tice and Dominick Leslie are among the additions revealed as part of the final lineup. NWSS recently announced Dark Star Orchestra will play a set dubbed “In The Spirit Of 8/27/72” honoring the Grateful Dead’s August 27,…

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Darrington Blue Grass Festival

July 19 - July 21

The Pacific Northwest's oldest running bluegrass festival. The Darrington Bluegrass Festival started in 1977 and is going strong, drawing over 7,000 people each year. The Darrington Bluegrass Music Park sits at the foot of Whitehorse Mountain in the North Cascade Mountains just three miles form the small town of Darrington, WA

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Gorgegrass

July 25 - July 28

GorgeGrass 2019 July 25th – 28th GorgeGrass, held in beautiful Stevenson Washington, features incredible bands, workshops, electric and dry camping, and much more.

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August 2019

Winlock Pickersfest

August 3 @ 12:00 pm - August 5 @ 12:00 pm
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An event every year that begins at 12:00pm on day first of August, repeating indefinitely

Winolequa Park, 138 Rhodes Road North
Winlock, WA 98596 United States

The festival includes instructional workshops, open mics and plenty of pickin’ and grinnin’ and organized kids activities! Check out the website www.winlockpickersfest.com to see details about the live bands, the workshop schedule, camping details, ticket info, links and more.

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Blue Waters Bluegrass Festival- Medical Lake, Wa.

August 9 - August 11

About the Blue Waters Bluegrass Festival Nestled in the pines on the shores of Medical Lake, Washington, the Blue Waters Bluegrass Festival is quite possibly the best summertime bluegrass experience in the Northwest. With it's pristine location, warm Eastern Washington summer weather, stellar lineup of world-class and regional bands, and bargain-basement price, it's no wonder folks all over the Northwest Bluegrass scene are buzzing about us. Since its inception in 2002, Blue Waters has brought some of the biggest names…

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Mt. St.Helen’s Bluegrass Festival

August 9 - August 11
OR United States + Google Map

Mount Saint Helens Bluegrass Festival August 9 - 11, 2019 Toledo High School TShow Promo­ter: The Washington Bluegrass Association Show Dir.: General Cothren Show Dir. Ph.: Join to Days/­Hours Open: Fri 4pm‑10pm, Sat 9am‑10pm, Sun 9am‑2pm Ad­mission: $20 - $35 ... Join to read more At the Toledo High School where a little bit of bluegrass heaven happens. It's time for pickin' and grinnin' until you finally have to get some rest to get started again. Open Mic Friday, Band…

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Rainier Bluegrass Pickin’ Party

August 22 - August 25

The 27th Annual Rainier Bluegrass Pickin’ Party! Come enjoy a wonderful weekend with friends, old and new. There is lots of pickin’, an open-mic on Friday, eight bands on stage Saturday, a gospel show on Sunday and other activities in town including a parade (we have our own entry). For more information, including early camping, please visit www.RainierPickinParty.com.

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March 2020

Bluegrass Jam in McMinnville

March 24, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

Hotel Oregon (McMenamins), 310 NE Evans St.
McMinnville, OR 97128 United States
Free

Informal bluegrass jam every Tuesday night from 7-9:30ish.  All levels are welcome.

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December 2020

The O’Neill Pub Jam

December 27, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating indefinitely

O’Neill Public House, (formerly Biddy McGraw's) 6000 NE Glisan St.
Portland, OR United States

Formerly Turn Key Bluegrass Jam. Open to all ages and levels with beginner-friendly core of intermediate players, good vibes, good food, full bar. Every Sunday, 2-5 p.m.

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