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January 2020

Taborgrass Bluegrass Classes & Jams

January 18 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until April 25, 2020

Waverly UCC, Waverly UCC Corner of Southeast 33rd and SE Woodward 3300 SE Woodward Street
Portland, OR 97202 United States
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$15

Taborgrass Bluegrass Classes & Jams.  Every Saturday, October 5th - April 25th, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM.  Learn to play & sing bluegrass repertoire and play bluegrass music with friends. Knowledge of basic chords required. All bluegrass instruments. Admission $15. Drop-ins welcome. No registration required. Located at Waverly UCC, 3300 SE Woodward St., Portland, 97202. For more information, visit taborgrass.com and find us on Instagram & Facebook.

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Dobro Class Artichoke Music

January 19 @ 11:00 am
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Four Week Class
Artichoke Music, 3130 SE Hawthorne
Portland, OR United States
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Basic Dobro© Soloing class is designed to teach students to play the Resonator guitar, played lap style, and improve soloing skills. This is the perfect class if you are ready to advance your Dobro playing. We will learn melody playing and improvising. We will start with simple familiar songs, concentrating on clear melody lines and good technique. We will explore scales and apply the scales to improvisation in every class. Get your Dobro out and make the musical progress you have always…

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Portland Bluegrass Sunday Jam

January 19 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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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. 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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Bluegrass Jam in McMinnville

January 21 @ 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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Jon Cooper Bluegrass Jam

January 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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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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Rock Creek Bluegrass Jam

January 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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McMenamin’s Rock Creek Tavern, 10000 N.W. Old Cornelius Pass Rd.
Hillsboro, OR 97124 United States
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Established, open intermediate and advanced bluegrass music jam every Tuesday from 7 pm to 9 pm.  It is requested that only bluegrass instruments are used and no songbooks/tab.  

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Romantic Chamber Music with the Northwest Piano Trio

January 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Portland Community College Rock Creek Campus, 17705 NW Springville Road, Bldg. 3, room 114
Portland, OR 97229 United States
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Donations Appreciated

The Northwest Piano Trio will perform beautiful chamber music on the Experience Music Series on the PCC Rock Creek Campus.  The public is welcome, and there will be a question and answer session with the performers after the concert. The concert will be held in building 3. Parking is $2 (permits available at machines). The Northwest Piano Trio, with violinist Esther Shim, cellist Hannah Hillebrand and pianist Susan McDaniel, is committed to the performance of traditional classical music while also…

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Beaverton Jam

January 22 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 30, 2020

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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Courtyard Bluegrass Jam

January 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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FERN HILL BLUEGRASS BAND @ THE MUDDY RUDDER PUBLIC HOUSE

January 23 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Muddy Rudder Public House, 8105 SE 7th Ave
Portland, OR 97202 United States
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Does it get any better than this....cold microbrews, hand tossed pizza's, organic salads, and the traditional bluegrass band Fern Hill ?  So time to leave your winter hideaway and meet up with some of your bluegrass loving friends.  Will be a fun night, Fern Hill has new original  tunes and a recently released CD! Muddy Rudder Public House is located @ 8105 SE 7th Ave. Sellwood, Or.  Come early, stay late.

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Bluegrass Special: OBA Presents The 2020 Sonny Hammond Memorial Gospel Show: Kathy Kallick Band, Cliff Perry and Laurel Bliss

January 25 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Reedwood Friends Church, 2901 SE Steele Street
Portland, OR 97202 United States

The Oregon Bluegrass Association is pleased to present our annual fundraiser, featuring the Kathy Kallick Band, with Cliff Perry and Laurel Bliss. We would like to thank the following sponsors, whose generosity has made the OBA's 2020 Gospel Show possible: Day Chiropractic     Hankins Home Inspections     Mountainside Family Dentistry     Gloria Hahn Realty Sandra Stone, Attorney at Law     VFW Post 3452 Tualatin     Renew Physical Therapy Kathy Kallick Band Kathy Kallick's exceptional career includes winning a Grammy and…

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Fred Eaglesmith Traveling Show starring Tif Ginn

January 25 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Old Church Concert Hall, 1422 SW 11th Avenue at Clay
Portland, OR 97201 United States
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$25 – $30

42 years on the road. 22 studio albums. 5 different band configurations. 15 band members. 11 buses. Countless stories. 1 man. Fred Eaglesmith can talk to you about almost anything. Chances are, he’s had that car, tractor, job, relationship, idea, and hat. But throughout his life and experiences there is always one thing that has remained the same: his undeniable gift for writing a song. Aspiring songwriters and performers of all ages call and write Fred with questions on how…

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

January 26 @ 2:15 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:15 pm 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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Mountain Honey & Ellie Hakanson at Landmark Salook

January 27 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Landmark Saloon, 48th & SE Division Street
Portland Oregon, United States
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Join Mountain Honey January 27th and every 4th Monday at the Landmark Saloon, 8:00-11:00. Bluegrass music and some classic tear-in-your-beer songs.

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Friday Bluegrass Happy Hour with Sam Hill

January 31 @ 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Alberta Street Pub, 1036 NE Alberta Street
Portland, OR 97211 United States
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$7 – $10

Sam Hill are excited to again bring their traditional style bluegrass music to the Alberta Street Pub in the Alberta neighborhood in NE Portland....with Jeff Smith on mandolin, Doug Sammons on guitar, Peter Schwimmer on banjo, Chuck Davidshofer on bass, and special guest Annie Staninec on fiddle. Come out for beer, cocktails, gourmet bar food, and live bluegrass music....and support live bluegrass music with the Sam Hill band. $5 - 10 sliding scale. ALL AGES.

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Greg Blake and New Country at the Butteville Store

January 31 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$20.00

Greg Blake and New Country will tear it up where acoustic music is at its best at the Butteville Store January 31 at 7PM.  The store is located just 6 miles West of I-5 off the Charbonneau exit.  This will be a great memorable time to see Greg and the band as they tour the NW.  The stage is small and folks can crowd in close. Food and drink will be available. All are welcome, please leave the store a…

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February 2020

Fire & Stone at LaurelThirst Pub

February 1 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 12:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until January 2, 2021

Free

Join Fire & Stone 12-2pm the first Saturday of each month for live nontraditional bluegrass and brunch at the legendary Laurelthirst Pub! The food is delicious, the setting is historic, and the music is festive. All ages are welcome. No charge. We hope to see you there!  

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Klamath Falls Bluegrass Jam

February 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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An on-going bluegrass jam held the First Sunday of the month, at Mia's & Pia's Pizzeria and Brewhouse, 3545 Summers Lane, Klamath Falls.  We have a fun time, a dedicated audience, and encourage all who attend. Hosted by Ben and Fran Coker,  all musician levels are welcome, but we're not afraid to play the speedy songs either. Come join us if you're in the area.

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Jon Cooper Bluegrass Jam

February 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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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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WOTFA Fiddle Jam

February 7 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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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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First Friday Open Mic at Taborgrass

February 7 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Waverly UCC, Waverly UCC Corner of Southeast 33rd and SE Woodward 3300 SE Woodward Street
Portland, OR 97202 United States
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$10

Taborgrass First Friday Open Mic Night, October 4th - April 3rd. Pizza & Jam at 6:30 PM, performances at 7:00 PM.  Sign up in advance with Linda Leavitt (lleavitt@comcast.net) or sign up at the door.  Suggested donation $10. Old-time, bluegrass, country, story-telling...everyone is welcome! Waverly UCC, 3300 SE Woodward St., Portland, 97202.

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Bluegrass Special: OBA Presents Chris Jones & The Night Drivers

February 8 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Reedwood Friends Church, 2901 SE Steele Street
Portland, OR 97202 United States
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Chris Jones is a singer, a songwriter, a guitarist and, thanks to his role hosting SiriusXM's Bluegrass Junction, one of the most widely heard broadcasting voices in bluegrass music. His immediately recognizable voice and warm sense of humor have combined to make him one of the music's most distinctive personalities and one of its strongest artists. He and the band have recorded two critically acclaimed albums and generated five #1 songs on the bluegrass music charts. Altogether, Chris has had…

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OBA Audubon Jam

February 9 @ 12:00 pm
Portland Audubon Center, 5151 NW Cornell Road
Portland, OR United States
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Note: the February, 2020 Audubon jam will be held on the second Sunday in February (not the usual first Sunday of the month) Newcomer friendly!

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

February 9 @ 2:15 pm - 5:00 pm
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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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An Evening with Lucy Kaplansky

February 9 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Old Church Concert Hall, 1422 SW 11th Avenue at Clay
Portland, OR 97201 United States
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$25 – $30

“The imagery and emotion of Lucy Kaplansky’s original lyrics combine with the power and texture of her sumptuous voice to create an illuminating evening of songs that work their way deep into the heart. Fusing alternative country, roots rock, and folk music with rare style and intelligence — not to mention a truly charming stage presence — Lucy presents her thoughtful songs about the human condition with warmth and power.”— Freight & Salvage

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Spaghetti Feed and a night of Live Bluegrass

February 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Held at the Adna Grange Hall, 123 Dieckman Road
Chehalis, Washington, WA 98532 United States
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Dinner and show by donation

The Adna grange is having a fundraiser to help with the repairs to the historic Centralia, Wa. Steam Engine #15. This is a great project for the entire Oregon and Washington Bluegrass community to rally behind. With our help, they will be closer to having this 1916 Baldwin locomotive up and running. It is a big part of the Centralia/Chehalis Railroad Museum and community. Show them the love, join us for a fun night.

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Salsa and More with Son de Cuba

February 18 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Portland Community College Rock Creek Campus, 17705 NW Springville Road, Bldg. 3, room 114
Portland, OR 97229 United States
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Donations Appreciated

The lively dance sounds of Cuban music will be performed by Son de Cuba on the Experience Music Series on the PCC Rock Creek Campus.  The public is welcome, and there will be a question and answer session with the performers after the concert. The concert will be held in building 3. Parking is $2 (permits available at machines). Son de Cuba is a quartet created by musicians from Cuba and the United States. They play many genres such as…

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I Draw Slow

February 20 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Old Church Concert Hall, 1422 SW 11th Avenue at Clay
Portland, OR 97201 United States
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$18 – $22

I Draw Slow hits #1 on the Irish Independent Charts with their new release Turn Your Face to the Sun! Dublin, Ireland’s I Draw Slow has already won the adoration of fans in their home country and North America by combining American folk and Irish storytelling traditions with close-harmony vocals, intriguing instrumentation and compelling subject matter. And on their debut with Compass Records, Turn Your Face to the Sun, released April 21, 2017, the band adds even more depth to…

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March 2020

OBA Audubon Jam

March 1 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Portland Audubon Center, 5151 NW Cornell Road
Portland, OR United States
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Newcomer friendly!    

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55th Annual Oregon State Open Fiddle Contest

March 21
Chemeketa Community College Salem, OR United States + Google Map

This long-running fiddle contest held March 21 at Chemeketa Community College in Salem, Oregon is open to fiddlers from all states and countries and all skill levels.  There are several different age categories and each "round" consists of a hoedown (square dance type tune), a waltz (in 3/4 time), and a tune of the fiddlers choice which is not a hoedown or a waltz ( rag, polka, jig, schottische, etc.)  Come and enjoy fiddling with excellent accompanists, be a volunteer,…

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Bluegrass Special: OBA Presents Missy Raines

March 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
OR United States + Google Map

From her tenure playing with the Claire Lynch Band, Eddie Adcock, Josh Graves, Jim Hurst, Kenny Baker and Jesse McReynolds, to her seven International Bluegrass Music Association Bass Player of the Year awards, Missy Raines has proven herself without doubt as an iconic bluegrass instrumentalist. In 1998, Raines became the first woman to win IBMA's Bass Player of the Year award and she went on to win the title repeatedly for the next several years. Her recording "Swept Away", which…

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Bluegrass Jam in McMinnville

March 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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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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April 2020

Oregon Bluegrass Association Annual Meeting

April 5 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Multnomah Arts Center, 7688 SW Capitol Highway
Portland, OR United States
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Come and be part of the most exciting group of folks since the invention of annual meetings. It's like a party or kayak trip, just different. We'll have food, beverages, jamming, an auction and prizes! Sunday, April 5, 2020 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Multnomah Arts Center 7688 SW Capitol Hwy. Portland, OR

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VÄSEN

April 10 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Old Church Concert Hall, 1422 SW 11th Avenue at Clay
Portland, OR 97201 United States
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Presented by the Alberta Rose Theatre | All Ages | Bar w/ID | All sales are final. $35 adv / $40 dos Wintergrass favorites return to the Northwest and Portland! This Swedish acoustic trio pushes the envelope of traditional music with their unique style and combined powers of playing. They have collaborated with Mike Marshall and Darol Anger, written a tune recorded by Chris Thile and the Punch Brothers, composed music played by the Irish group, Dervish, and earned the…

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Chely Wright

April 21 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Old Church Concert Hall, 1422 SW 11th Avenue at Clay
Portland, OR 97201 United States
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$22 – $25

Chely Wright rose to fame as a commercial country singer in the 90’s, and has since released eight studio albums and charted more than 15 singles on the Billboard charts. The Academy of Country Music named Wright "Top New Female Vocalist of 1995." Her first hit came in 1997 with “Shut Up and Drive” followed two years later by her first number one single, “Single White Female,” and in 2005 "The Bumper of My S.U.V.” In 2010, Chely Wright released…

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Weiser Bluegrass Music Camp

April 30 @ 5:00 pm - May 3 @ 1:00 pm
Weiser, ID, 2235 Paddock Ave.
Weiser, ID United States
$325

Weiser Bluegrass Music Camp (for guitar, fiddle, mandolin and beg. dobro ) Location: Weiser, Idaho Address:  2235 Paddock Avenue, Weiser, ID 83672 Date: April 30 to May 3, 2020 Cost: Yes - $325 (includes meals) Website: https://weiserbanjo.weebly.com/music-camp.html Email: rjgobel@gmail.com Phone: 208-869-0952 Contact: Joe Gobel Description: Intensive 4-day Bluegrass Music Camp (for either guitar, fiddle, mandolin or dobro) in an intimate setting at the National Old Time Fiddlers’ Contest and Festival site in Weiser, Idaho with instruction, jams and concerts, and more. In 2020 instructors will be internationally known…

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May 2020

Weiser Banjo Camp

May 14 @ 5:00 pm - May 17 @ 1:00 pm
Weiser, ID, 2235 Paddock Ave.
Weiser, ID United States
$325

Weiser Banjo Camp Location: Weiser, Idaho Address: 2235 Paddock Avenue, Weiser, ID 83672 Date: May 14-17, 2020 Cost: Yes - $325 (includes meals) Website: https://weiserbanjo.weebly.com/banjo-camp.html Email: weiserbanjocamp@gmail.com Phone: 208-890-5529 Contact: Mark McDonagh Description: Intensive 4-day Banjo Camp in an intimate setting at the National Old Time Fiddlers' Contest and Festival site in Weiser, Idaho with classes, jams, concerts, and more.  Instructors will be internationally known Greg Cahill, Bill Evans, David Miles Keenan, and Jason Homey. Greg Boyd is expected to add special sessions. LODGING ON SITE: Reservations and payment…

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Annual Steeplegrass Reunion Picnic – Lewisville Park

May 17 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Lewisville Park Battleground, WA United States + Google Map
$8.00

Annual Steeplegrass Reunion Picnic at Lewisville Park (north of Battleground, Washington).  Rain or Shine- no kidding!  We have a huge covered picnic area and a very big fireplace.  Come pick, picnic, reminisce, and enjoy the company of other Steeplegrass alumni from those Vancouver, WA days of yore! Non-Steeple bluegrass pickers always welcome!    Bring your favorite dish to share, but we provide the burgers, hot dogs, and all the trimmings. $8 Donation accepted at welcome table. Contact for map and info:…

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August 2020

Winlock Pickersfest

August 1 @ 12:00 pm - August 3 @ 12:00 pm
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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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December 2020

The O’Neill Pub Jam

December 27 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm 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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December 2021

Klamath Falls Bluegrass Jam

December 5, 2021 @ 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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