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Sunday, June 17

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GoGo Penguin w/ Korgy & Bass

WHERE: Revolution Hall, Portland
WHEN: June 17, 2018, 8 p.m.

Manchester-based leftfield piano trio GoGo Penguin perform music from their forthcoming Blue Note Records release A Humdrum Star (Feb 9 2018). Read More »

Tuesday, June 19

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Aaron Parks & Little Big

WHERE: The 1905, Portland
WHEN: June 19, 2018, 7:30 p.m.

Pianist Aaron Parks, in advance of his quartet's forthcoming album on Ropeadope Records, hits The 1905 as part of their debut West Coast tour. Read More »


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Brown Calculus

WHERE: Doug Fir Lounge, Portland
WHEN: June 19, 2018, 9 p.m.

The Portland-based experimental post-soul duo plays the Doug Fir Lounge with other local acts Bryson Cone and Jean Nada. Read More »

Wednesday, June 20

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Mary Halvorson Trio, aka Thumscrew

WHERE: The Old Church, Portland
WHEN: June 20, 2018, 7:30 p.m.

Guitarist/composer Mary Halvorson has been called “NYC’s least-predictable improviser” (Howard Mandel, City Arts), “the most forward-thinking guitarist working right now” (Lars Gotrich, NPR.org) and “one of today’s most formidable bandleaders” (Francis Davis, Village Voice). Read More »


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SHE | DIVINE ft. FRITZWA

WHERE: Doug Fir Lounge, Portland
WHEN: June 20, 2018, 9 p.m.

Girl Fest NW presents this night of neo-soul at the Doug Fir Lounge. Read More »

Saturday, June 23

Performing Arts | Music | Arts

*KMHD DJ Event: Tom D'Antoni of I Like It Like That*

WHERE: Jo Bar and Rotisserie, Portland
WHEN: June 23, 2018, 10 p.m.

Tom D'Antoni, host of I Like It Like That every Friday from 8-10pm on KMHD, brings his mix of jazz, blues, R&B, soul and funk to Jo Bar in NW Portland. Read More »


Sunday, June 24

Performing Arts | Music | Visual Arts | Arts

Mitzi Zilka

WHERE: Aurora Colony Vineyards, Aurora
WHEN: June 24, 2018, 2 p.m.

Vocalist Mitzi Zilka brings her seasoned Portland players to Aurora Colony Vineyards for an afternoon of jazz standards, French jazz, bossa nova, a few well-chosen pop tunes and even a bit of the blues. Read More »

Saturday, June 30

Performing Arts | Music | Arts

*KMHD DJ Event: Tom D'Antoni of I Like It Like That*

WHERE: Jo Bar and Rotisserie, Portland
WHEN: June 30, 2018, 10 p.m.

Tom D'Antoni, host of I Like It Like That every Friday from 8-10pm on KMHD, brings his mix of jazz, blues, R&B, soul and funk to Jo Bar in NW Portland. Read More »

Wednesday, July 4

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Slum Village

WHERE: The Star Theatre, Portland
WHEN: July 4, 2018, 9 p.m.

Rising from the rugged streets and rich musical tapestry of Detroit, Slum Village was formed in 1996 by three members: rappers Baatin and T3, plus rapper and producer Jay Dee (J Dilla). Current members are T3 and Illa J. Elzhi left in 2010. Jay Dee and Baatin have sinced passed away. Read More »

Saturday, July 7

Performing Arts | Music | Arts

*KMHD DJ Event: Tom D'Antoni of I Like It Like That*

WHERE: Jo Bar and Rotisserie, Portland
WHEN: July 7, 2018, 10 p.m.

Tom D'Antoni, host of I Like It Like That every Friday from 8-10pm on KMHD, brings his mix of jazz, blues, R&B, soul and funk to Jo Bar in NW Portland. Read More »

Monday, July 9

Performing Arts | Music | Arts

Charles Patton & Friends

WHERE: Gresham Arts Plaza, Gresham
WHEN: July 9, 2018, 6:30 p.m.

Motown R&B for dancing and jiving — a FREE show in Gresham's Arts Plaza as part of Gresham Center for the Art's Music Mondays summer series. Read More »

Monday, August 6

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Ron Steen & Portland Jazz Friends

WHERE: Gresham Arts Plaza, Gresham
WHEN: Aug. 6, 2018, 6:30 p.m.

Some of the Portland metro's best jazz players in a FREE show at Gresham's Arts Plaza as part of Gresham Center for the Art's Music Mondays summer series. Read More »

Thursday, August 16

Performing Arts | Music | Arts

Kid Koala (DJ Set)

WHERE: Holocene, Portland
WHEN: Aug. 16, 2018, 8:30 p.m.

World-renowned scratch DJ, music producer and award-winning graphic novelist Kid Koala spins a DJ set at Holocene alongside DJ O.G. One and Portland's DJ Survival Skills. Read More »

Saturday, September 8

Performing Arts | Music | Arts

Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue

WHERE: McMenamin's Edgefield Amphiteater, Troutdale
WHEN: Sept. 8, 2018, 6 p.m.

This celebration of New Orleans sounds at Edgefield also features Galactic, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, New Breed Brass Band and special guests Cyril Neville & Walter Wolfman Washington Read More »

Wednesday, September 12

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The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill 20th Anniversary Tour

WHERE: Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Portland
WHEN: Sept. 12, 2018, 6 p.m.

The legendary neo-soul singer makes a stop at Veterans Memorial Coliseum in celebration of the 20th anniversary of her landmark record The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill. Read More »

Monday, October 8

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Sons Of Kemet

WHERE: Doug Fir Lounge, Portland
WHEN: Oct. 8, 2018, 9 p.m.

Sons of Kemet is the iconoclastic mix of tenor sax, tuba and double drums. On this third studio album, they bring a genre defying approach which celebrates the restless exploration of identity within the Caribbean diaspora within the U.K. 'Your Queen is a Reptile' was recorded in London with a host of guests spanning the breadth of the UK scene including jungle legend Congo Natty and poet Joshua Idehen. Read More »