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Pure Country Gold, Slabtown, Portland, Oregon

March 5: Pure Country Gold at Slabtown

Wednesday is the new Thursday is the new Friday, so go see this show. From Sam Soule: Birthday Suits (Minneapolis, MN) The Fall-Outs (Seattle) Pure Country Gold (Portland) The Unnatural Helpers (Seattle) BIRTHDAY SUITS “The band's message is perfectly clear: Rock ‘n' roll is fun again. Birthday Suits trim away all of the fatty pretentiousness […]

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Ornette Coleman

Feb 15-24: Portland Jazz Festival | Ornette Coleman | Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall

2009 Update: Portland Twitter Giveaway: PDX Jazz Fest Tickets | February 13-22 The non-“risk-free” Portland Jazz Festival begins next weekend. Tickets are a little high for many of us, but how many chances do you have to see Ornette Coleman? Not many, so buy them quickly. From the PDX Jazz website: A great deal of contemporary […]

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Mattress Monday, East End, Portland, Or

Feb 4: Mattress Monday | East End

If what's written below is too confusing (and why wouldn't it be really?), you can view their myspace for more. From Mattress Monday: It's the return of the old Cal-Sport tradition — MEXICO MONDAY Remember that one Droopy cartoon where Droopy was fighting the bull? Remember The Mexican Dandys? It's like that. Tacos and Mexican […]

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Mardis Gras, Fe Ballroom, Portland, Oregon

Feb 2: Mardis Gras Masquerade Dance Party | Fez Ballroom | Night of 1000 Masks

————– UPDATE: Portland Mardi Gras Events – Fat Tuesday, Parties, Dinners, Food & Drink Specials —————————————————— It’s not quite Mardis Gras…but, we need a reason to party. Here is one at the Fez: NIGHT OF 1000 MASKS Mardi Gras Masquerade Dance Party SATURDAY FEBRUARY 2nd 9pm to 3am at THE FEZ BALLROOM 315 SW 11th Ave […]

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Feb 2: Bender Day Two | Slabtown

MATINEE Doors at High Noon No Cover Bloody Mary Bar & Three Buck Breakfast The Flip Tops (PDX) — "Psychogenic punk-power-pop, Portland's Flip Tops mediate between bipolar surges of pop genius and manic episodes of pure punk insanity. (feat. members of: The Minds / Thought Patterns)" (hh) Cafeteria Dance Fever (PDX) — "Portland's own pioneers […]

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Feb 1-3: Slabtown Bender 2008!

FRIDAY 2/1 Doors at 6 pm $10 at the door Wristband Holders Always Free and VIP The Pity Fucks (PDX) — “Caterwauling walk-of-shame with a heavy down beat, Bridgeport's bridge-burners, The Pity Fucks arrive on the scene eager and willing to pursue wet dreams of future ex-wives. (feat. members of: Reptilian Civilian/The Nightslaves/The Cheap Dates)” […]

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Portland Music Award Winners Are Announced

The inaugural Portland Music Awards '08 held at Roseland Theater on January 28th is proud to announce the winners: (Update 2009: Portland Music Awards: March Fourth, Floater, Ben Darwish | Crystal Ballroom) Outstanding Achievement in Talent Buying: Alicia J. Rose Pioneer Award: Terry Currier Best Record Store: Music Millennium Best New Band: The Dimes Outstanding Achievement […]

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Jan 28 Reminder: The Portland Music Awards

From earlier post: Jan 28: The Portland Music Awards — final lineup and changes! January 21, 2008 — themixtressThe Recent Press Release For the 2008 Portland Music Awards: The 2008 Portland Music Awards January 28, 2008 at Roseland Theater has confirmed its final line-up of performers: *Art Alexakis (Everclear) *The Dimes *Ohmega Watts *Debra Arlyn *Josh […]

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Jan 28: "An oral history of The Replacements" with Jim Walsh @ Slabtown

“The Replacements were superheroes: They rescued a whole planet from '80s music. Jim Walsh's loving, engrossing oral history is the book they deserve.” — Nick Hornby Monday, January 28th, 9pm at Slabtown (1033 NW 16th, $5 sliding scale) — an after-reading party with Jim Walsh, author of 'All Over But the Shouting', an oral history […]

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