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Friday, March 24

Arts | Music

James Chance & the Contortions

WHERE: The Star Theatre, Portland
WHEN: March 24, 2017, 8 p.m.

James Chance & the Contortions play the Star Theater. Read More »

Saturday, March 25

Arts | Music | NW Life

Ken Peplowski and the Vancouver Symphony

WHERE: Royal Oaks Country Club, Vancouver
WHEN: March 25, 2017, 5:30 p.m.

Ken Peplowski joins the Vancouver Symphony at Royal Oaks in Vancouver. Read More »

Tuesday, March 28

Arts | Music | NW Life

**KMHD DJ Event: Listening to the History of Jazz - The Earliest Recorded Roots of Jazz hosted by KMHD Radio’s Mark Montesano**

WHERE: Literary Arts, Portland
WHEN: March 28, 2017, 7 p.m.

A free event hosted by Hard Choices's (Saturdays, 11am-1pm) Mark Montesano at Literary Arts. Read More »


Wednesday, March 29

Arts | Music | NW Life

**KMHD DJ Event: The Morning Session's DJ Derek Smith***

WHERE: The Wayback, Portland
WHEN: March 29, 2017

KMHD DJ Event: The Morning Session's DJ Derek Smith spinning deep cuts to get you that much closer to the weekend. This event happens every Wednesday at the Wayback from 5:30-8 p.m.

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Friday, March 31

Arts | Music | NW Life

The Hot Club of Hawthorne at the Secret Society

WHERE: The Secret Society, Portland
WHEN: March 31, 2017, 6 p.m.

The Hot Club of Hawthorne plays the Secret Society. Read More »

Monday, April 3

Arts | Music | NW Life

Ural Thomas & The Pain

WHERE: The Goodfoot, Portland
WHEN: April 3, 2017, 8 p.m.

Ural Thomas & The Pain play the Goodfoot. Read More »

Wednesday, April 5

Arts | Music | NW Life

**KMHD DJ Event: The Morning Session's DJ Derek Smith***

WHERE: Portland
WHEN: April 5, 2017, 5:30 p.m.

KMHD DJ Event: The Morning Session's DJ Derek Smith spinning deep cuts to get you that much closer to the weekend. This event happens every Wednesday at the Wayback.

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Saturday, April 8

Arts | Music

Marco Benevento

WHERE: Wonder Ballroom, Portland
WHEN: April 8, 2017, 8 p.m.

Marco Benevento plays the Wonder Ballroom. Read More »

Sunday, April 9

Arts | Music | NW Life

2017 Night Owl Record Show

WHERE: Eagle's Aerie, Portland
WHEN: April 9, 2017, 5 p.m.

It's the 2017 Night Owl Record Show at the Eagle's Aerie. Read More »

Thursday, April 13

Arts | Music | NW Life

Oregonophony: Works Inspired by the Sounds of Oregon

WHERE: Rogers Hall at Willamette University, Salem
WHEN: April 13, 2017, 7 p.m.

The PJCE presents Oregonophony: Works Inspired by the Sounds of Oregon, new music for 12‐member jazz ensemble incorporang field recordings, at Willamette State University in Salem. Read More »

Saturday, April 15

Arts | Music

Sexmob

WHERE: Jack London Bar, Portland
WHEN: April 15, 2017

Sexmob plays the Jack London Bar (in the basement of the Rialto). Time TBA. Read More »

Arts | Music | NW Life

Oregonophony: Works Inspired by the Sounds of Oregon , Portland Performance

WHERE: Fremont Theater, Portland
WHEN: April 15, 2017, 8 p.m.

The PJCE presents Oregonophony: Works Inspired by the Sounds of Oregon, new music for 12‐member jazz ensemble incorporang field recordings, at the Fremont Theater. Read More »

Wednesday, April 19

Arts | Music

Lee Fields & the Expressions

WHERE: Roseland Theater, Portland
WHEN: April 19, 2017, 8 p.m.

Less Fields & the Expressions play the Roseland Theater, part of the Soul'd Out Music Festival. Read More »


Arts | Music

Cory Henry and the Funk Apostles

WHERE: Wonder Ballroom, Portland
WHEN: April 19, 2017, 8:30 p.m.

Cory Henry and the Funk Apostles play the Wonder Ballroom, part of the Soul'd Out Festival. Read More »

Thursday, April 20

Arts | Music

Tortoise & 1939 Ensemble

WHERE: Crystal Ballroom, Portland
WHEN: April 20, 2017, 8 p.m.

1939 Ensemble opens for Tortoise at Crystal Ballroom, part of the Soul'd Out Festival. Read More »


Arts | Music

Coco Columbia / Mono Neon / Ghost Note

WHERE: The Star Theatre, Portland
WHEN: April 20, 2017, 8:30 p.m.

Coco Columbia opens for Ghost Note and Mono Neon at the Star Theater, part of the Soul'd Out Festival. Read More »

Friday, April 21

Arts

Solange

WHERE: Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, Portland
WHEN: April 21, 2017, 7:30 p.m.

Solange plays the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, part of the Soul'd Out Music Festival. Read More »


Arts | Music

Bilal

WHERE: Portland
WHEN: April 21, 2017, 7:30 p.m.

Bilal plays the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, part of the Soul'd Out Festival. Read More »


Arts | Music | NW Life

Prince Tribute: Farnell Newton and the Othership Connection / Eldridge Gravy & the Court Supreme

WHERE: The Star Theatre, Portland
WHEN: April 21, 2017, 8 p.m.

It's the 2017 Soul’d Out Festival Tribute to Prince featuring Farnell Newton and the Othership Connection and Eldridge Gravy & the Court Supreme. This event is part of the Soul'd Out Festival. Read More »

Saturday, April 22

Arts | Music

The Ohio Players

WHERE: Roseland Theater, Portland
WHEN: April 22, 2017, 7 p.m.

The Ohio Players are at the Roseland Theater, part of the Soul'd Out Festival. Read More »


Arts | Music

Antibalas Afrobeat Orchestra

WHERE: Wonder Ballroom, Portland
WHEN: April 22, 2017, 9 p.m.

Antibalas Afrobeat Orchestra play the Wonder Ballroom, part of the Soul'd Out Festival. Read More »

Sunday, April 23

Arts | Music | NW Life

Musical Inspiration – Honoring Jimmy Mak

WHERE: Roseland Theater, Portland
WHEN: April 23, 2017, 7 p.m.

An all-star lineup of local musicians will be honoring Jimmy Makarounis at the Roseland Theater. The event will feature Mel Brown's Septet & Hammond B3 group, Bobby Torres, Dan Balmer, LaRhonda Steele and Andy Stokes, the Yachtsmen, and more! Read More »

Sunday, April 30

Arts | Music | NW Life

Darrell Grant's MJ New Quartet

WHERE: Portland Art Museum, Whitsell Auditorium, Portland
WHEN: April 30, 2017, 1 p.m.

Darrell Grant's MJ New Quartet (with Marcus Shelby, Mike Horsfall, and KMHD's Carlton Jackson) plays the Portland Art Museum. Read More »

Saturday, May 6

Dominick Farinacci

WHERE: Mt. Hood Community College (College Theater), Gresham
WHEN: May 6, 2017

Dominick Farinacci plays the College Theater at Mount Hood Community College. Time TBA. Read More »

Thursday, May 11

Arts | Music

Polyrhythmics

WHERE: Mississippi Studios, Portland
WHEN: May 11, 2017, 9 p.m.

The Polyrhythmics play Mississippi Studios. Read More »

Friday, May 26

Arts | Music

Vulfpeck at the Crystal Ballroom

WHERE: Crystal Ballroom, Portland
WHEN: May 26, 2017, 9 p.m.

Vulfpeck plays the Crystal Ballroom. Read More »

Wednesday, May 31

Arts | Music

Hot 8 Brass Band

WHERE: Wonder Ballroom, Portland
WHEN: May 31, 2017, 8 p.m.

The Hot 8 Brass Band plays the Wonder Ballroom. Read More »