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Monday, January 21

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*KMHD DJ Event: The Morning Session's Derek Smith & The Joint's Luis Ocasio*

WHERE: Brickhouse, Vancouver
WHEN: Jan. 21, 2019, 9 p.m.

Join DJ Luis Ocasio, host of The Joint on KMHD late nights Monday-Thursday, for this live version of his chilled-out, beat-centric set — this time joining forces with DJ Derek Smith of The Morning Session! Hear them spin at Brickhouse in Vancouver from 9pm-midnight. Read More »

Wednesday, January 23

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*KMHD DJ Event: Carnival to Mardi Gras with Second Line's Deborah DeMoss Smith*

WHERE: Literary Arts, Portland
WHEN: Jan. 23, 2019, 7 p.m.

Deborah DeMoss Smith, host of Second Line on KMHD Sundays 11am-1pm, hosts Carnival to Mardi Gras at Literary Arts.

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Friday, January 25

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Sun Ra at the Portland Art Museum: Closing Ceremony w/ Brown Calculus & Friends

WHERE: Portland Art Museum, Portland
WHEN: Jan. 25, 2019, 5 p.m.

Closing night of the Portland Art Museum's Sun Ra exhibit, featuring performances from Portland-based alt-R&B group Brown Calculus and friends. Read More »


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André Mehmari at Classic Pianos

WHERE: Classic Pianos, Portland
WHEN: Jan. 25, 2019, 7:30 p.m.

Celebrated pianist-composer André Mehmari brings his trio to Classic Pianos. Read More »


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Lilla with Max Ribner

WHERE: Jack London Revue, Portland
WHEN: Jan. 25, 2019, 9 p.m.

Soulful singer and Portland native Lilla plays the Jack London Revue with flugelhornist Max Ribner. Read More »

Saturday, January 26

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Ed Bennett Trio

WHERE: Perlot, Portland
WHEN: Jan. 26, 2019, 7 p.m.

Local jazz trio hits Southern restaurant Perlot, in NE Portland. Read More »


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Film Screening: Where Are You, João Gilberto?

WHERE: NW Film Center, Portland
WHEN: Jan. 26, 2019, 7 p.m.

The NW Film Center presents Georges Gachot's documentary in search of the legendarily reclusive João Gilberto, and capturing much about the beautifully musical city of Rio along the way. Read More »

Monday, January 28

Music | Arts | Performing Arts

*KMHD DJ Event: The Joint's Luis Ocasio feat. Jay Si Proof*

WHERE: Brickhouse, Vancouver
WHEN: Jan. 28, 2019, 9 p.m.

Join DJ Luis Ocasio, host of The Joint on KMHD 11pm-midnight Monday-Thursday, for this live version of his chilled-out, beat-centric set — featuring Portland alt-R&B group Jay Si Proof. Read More »

Saturday, February 2

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*KMHD DJ Event: Club Nitty Gritty with DJ Action Slacks' of Travlin' the Tracks*

WHERE: Kenton Club, Portland
WHEN: Feb. 2, 2019, 9 p.m.

DJ Action Slacks, host of Travlin' the Tracks on KMHD Thursdays 9-11pm, puts on another edition of Club Nitty Gritty: Portland's favorite vintage rare R&B dance party. Read More »

Sunday, February 3

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PJCE Records Presents: George Colligan's Other Barry

WHERE: The 1905, Portland
WHEN: Feb. 3, 2019, 6 p.m.

PJCE Records, a label that grew out of the non-profit Portland Jazz Composers Ensemble, has been at the center of curating the Portland sound since 2013. And The 1905, now in its third year, is possibly Portland’s most important jazz venue. Combining forces, PJCE Records and the 1905 bring PDX the best originally composed jazz on the first Sunday of every month. Read More »

Friday, February 8

Music | Arts | Performing Arts

Nicole McCabe Quartet

WHERE: Teutonic Wine Company, Portland
WHEN: Feb. 8, 2019, 7:30 p.m.

Portland alto saxophonist hits Teutonic Wine Company with her quartet on the second Friday of every month. Read More »


Saturday, February 9

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West Salem Jazz Festival

WHERE: West Salem High School, Salem
WHEN: February 9, 2019

Join middle and high school jazz students from across the state for this annual celebration of jazz in schools — featuring guest artist Wycliffe Gordon of the Jazz at Lincoln Orchestra. Read More »

Thursday, February 14

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Valentine's Day Concert: Danny Barnett, Amy Keys, Randy Monroe & Peter Moss

WHERE: Canby Pioneer Chapel, Canby
WHEN: Feb. 14, 2019, 8 p.m.

Vocalist Amy Keys presents an evening of music and romance at Canby Pioneer Chapel to celebrate Valentine's Day. Read More »

Saturday, February 23

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Trio Subtonic & Outer Orbit

WHERE: Jack London Revue, Portland
WHEN: Feb. 23, 2019, 9:30 p.m.

If you live in Portland, we bet you've already heard of Trio Subtonic, the groove-heavy power trio led by keyboardist Galen Clark who explore a coalescence of rock, soul, funk, blues, and jazz. Now, meet Outer Orbit: Galen Clark's new all-out funk project, featuring Tyrone Hendrix (Prince, Jarrod Lawson), Damian Erskine (Happy Orchestra, Peter Erskine), Peter Knudsen (Ghost-note) and Mike Elson (Swatkins Positive Agenda). Read More »

Friday, March 8

Music | Arts | Performing Arts

Nicole McCabe Quartet

WHERE: Teutonic Wine Company, Portland
WHEN: March 8, 2019, 7:30 p.m.

Portland alto saxophonist hits Teutonic Wine Company with her quartet on the second Friday of every month. Read More »

Saturday, March 9

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I Put A Spell On You: A Tribute to Nina Simone

WHERE: Alberta Rose Theatre, Portland
WHEN: March 9, 2019, 8 p.m.

Nina Simone's legacy is undeniable. The tragic, lauded artist and civil rights activist was one of the greats of her era, a classical pianist who began to sing when her early gigs required it. Her emotive voice was an agent of change, and her career is the focus of this spectacular homage. LaRhonda Steele is spellbinding in this role with the Adrian Martin Sextet. Read More »

Sunday, March 10

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PJCE Records Presents: Grasshoppers — PJCE's Young Composers Program (NOTE: Second Sunday in March)

WHERE: The 1905, Portland
WHEN: March 10, 2019, 6 p.m.

PJCE Records, a label that grew out of the non-profit Portland Jazz Composers Ensemble, has been at the center of curating the Portland sound since 2013. And The 1905, now in its third year, is possibly Portland’s most important jazz venue. Combining forces, PJCE Records and the 1905 bring PDX the best originally composed jazz from young composers. Read More »

Sunday, April 7

Music | Arts | Performing Arts

PJCE Records Presents: Trio Untold

WHERE: The 1905, Portland
WHEN: April 7, 2019, 6 p.m.

PJCE Records, a label that grew out of the non-profit Portland Jazz Composers Ensemble, has been at the center of curating the Portland sound since 2013. And The 1905, now in its third year, is possibly Portland’s most important jazz venue. Combining forces, PJCE Records and the 1905 bring PDX the best originally composed jazz on the first Sunday of every month. Read More »

Friday, April 12

Music | Arts | Performing Arts

Nicole McCabe Quartet

WHERE: Teutonic Wine Company, Portland
WHEN: April 12, 2019, 7:30 p.m.

Portland alto saxophonist hits Teutonic Wine Company with her quartet on the second Friday of every month. Read More »

Friday, May 10

Music | Arts | Performing Arts

Nicole McCabe Quartet

WHERE: Teutonic Wine Company, Portland
WHEN: May 10, 2019, 7:30 p.m.

Portland alto saxophonist hits Teutonic Wine Company with her quartet on the second Friday of every month. Read More »


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Nicole McCabe Quartet

WHERE: Teutonic Wine Company, Portland
WHEN: May 10, 2019, 7:30 p.m.

Portland alto saxophonist hits Teutonic Wine Company with her quartet on the second Friday of every month. Read More »

Sunday, June 2

Music | Arts | Performing Arts

PJCE Records Presents: Kathleen Hollingsworth and Renegade Gospel

WHERE: The 1905, Portland
WHEN: June 2, 2019, 6 p.m.

PJCE Records, a label that grew out of the non-profit Portland Jazz Composers Ensemble, has been at the center of curating the Portland sound since 2013. And The 1905, now in its third year, is possibly Portland’s most important jazz venue. Combining forces, PJCE Records and the 1905 bring PDX the best originally composed jazz on the first Sunday of every month. Read More »