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Thunder Ridge

Skyway Bar & Grill 71545 E Hwy. 26, Zig Zag, OR

Thunder Ridge is a straight-ahead bluegrass band from Portland, OR. The traditional five-piece band is made up of banjo, guitar, mandolin, bass and fiddle. They will steal your heart with hard driving vocal harmonies and instrumentals. Allow them to take you down a path of yesteryear with a good old fashioned sound inspired by the […]

Jackstraw

Laurelthirst Public House 2958 NE Glisan St, Portland, United States

Jackstraw at the Laurelthirst! Free show.

Free
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Bend: Pine Forest Grange Community Jam – Every 2nd and 4th Tuesday 7:00 – 9:00 pm

Pine Forest Grange 63214 Boyd Acres Rd., Bend, United States

Acoustic instruments only, no amplification. Instruments must be tuned. Everyone must be supportive of other musicians' efforts. The Pine Forest Grange has ample room for jamming and listeners. Pine Forest Grange is a drug, alcohol and tobacco free facility. For further information, please contact: Becky Brown and Verda Hinkle 541-318-7341 or email: hinklebrown@bendbroadband.com

The Tony Furtado Acoustic Trio, featuring Luke Price and Simon Chrisman

Tsunami Books 2585 Willamette St., Eugene, OR, United States

Very few musicians of any stripe so personify a musical genre as completely as Tony Furtado embodies Americana roots music. Tony is an evocative and soulful singer, a wide-ranging songwriter and a virtuoso multi-instrumentalist adept on banjo, cello-banjo, slide guitar and baritone ukulele who mixes and matches sounds and styles with the flair of a […]

$28.50

Fog Holler & Thunder Ridge

The Showdown 1195 SE Powell Blvd., Portland, OR

Fog Holler - Innovation meets tradition in bluegrass band Fog Holler. Based in Portland, Oregon, the band features keening brother duo harmonies, rollicking banjo, sassy guitar, bowed bass, and ripping fiddle. Inspired by a range of influences from The Stanley Brothers to Buck Owens to Primus, Fog Holler breathes fresh life into well worn forms […]

$10.00

Josh Cole Band

Double Mountain Brewery Woodstock 4336 SE Woodstock Blvd., Portland, Oregon

Josh Cole has been playing bluegrass in the Pacific Northwest for over 25 years. It started in the late 90s, when he first heard “Midnight Moonlight” from Old and In the Way. That moment forever bonded Josh to bluegrass music. Josh’s influences include Ralph Stanley, Larry Sparks, and Bill Monroe, many of whom are featured on […]

Tony Furtado Trio, featuring Luke Price & Simon Chrisman

The Ruins 13 Railroad Street, Hood River, OR

Tony Furtado is an evocative and soulful singer, a wide-ranging songwriter and a virtuoso multi-instrumentalist adept on banjo, cello-banjo, slide guitar and baritone ukulele who mixes and matches sounds and styles with the flair of a master chef. Tickets $20 in advance, $25 at the door.

$20.00

Honey Don’t

McMenamin's Old St. Francis School 700 NW Bond St., Bend, OR, United States

Honey Don't is the musical union of Bill Powers and Shelley Gray, perhaps better known as one half of the Paonia, Colorado based old time-bluegrass band, Sweet Sunny South. Their music is acoustic and based in the folk tradition. They draw from their bluegrass and old-time background but also inject some country, blues and a […]

Free

Sunny South

The Muddy Rudder Public House 8105 SE 7th Ave, Portland, OR, United States

Sunny South is one of the top bluegrass bands playing in the Portland, Oregon area. They play fiery bluegrass with tight harmonies, and wonderful musicianship. They have been playing together in various configurations for over 30 years and cover a wide range of bluegrass styles and eras. Every Thursday is bluegrass night at the Muddy Rudder […]

Tony Furtado

Walters Cultural Arts Center 527 E. Main Street, Hillsboro, OR

Very few musicians personify a musical genre as completely as Tony Furtado embodies Americana Roots music. A virtuoso multi-instrumentalist with a dizzying musical toolbox, he’s also an evocative and soulful singer-songwriter. Adept on banjo, cello-banjo, slide guitar, and baritone ukulele, Tony mixes and matches sounds and styles with the flair of a master chef. $20 […]

$20.00

Lois & Clark Expedition

Austin Mercantile 19570 Amber Meadow Drive, Suite 190, Bend, Oregon

Join the Lois & Clark Expedition featuring Linda Leavitt and Tom Nechville at the Austin Mercantile in Bend.

Dadweed

Grand Fir Brewing 1403 SE Stark Street, Portland, Oregon

PNW bluegrass trio showcasing traditional tunes and contemporary reimaginings of popular music. When your pickins’ are slim, be sure to sing along with Dadweed and some of the finest pickers in Portland! Clayton Eiberg – Guitar, Keenan Dorn – Guitar, Yuck – Bass

Free

Never Come Down

Mississippi Studios 3939 N Mississippi Ave Portland, Oregon, Portland, OR, United States

Weaving together modern and traditional styles of bluegrass and americana, Never Come Down is a Portland, Oregon based 5-piece composed of Joe Suskind (guitar), Crystal Lariza (vocals), Brian Alley (banjo), Kaden Hurst (mandolin), and Ben Ticknor (bass). Their dedication to thoughtful songwriting and dynamic arrangements highlight polished technical skills and a commitment to listening to […]

$18.00

Josh Cole Band & Dadweed Live at the Laurelthirst

Laurelthirst Public House 2958 NE Glisan St, Portland, United States

Josh Cole has been playing bluegrass in the Pacific Northwest for over 25 years. It started in the late 90s, when he first heard “Midnight Moonlight” from Old and In the Way. That moment forever bonded Josh to bluegrass music. Josh’s influences include Ralph Stanley, Larry Sparks, and Bill Monroe, many of whom are featured on […]

Rock Ridge

McMenamin's Old St. Francis School 700 NW Bond St., Bend, OR, United States

Rock Ridge has been wowing bluegrass audiences for 14 years. Founding members Rick and Josie Grant moved to beautiful Sisters, OR and joined forces with Dale & Suz Adkins in 2019. They released their first recorded project together, The Flood, February 24, 2023. Rock Ridge specializes in hard-driving rhythm, stellar vocals and stunning instrumentals featuring […]

Free

Dadweed & Aléa Lorén

Atlantis Lounge 3552 N Mississippi Ave, Portland, OR

PNW bluegrass trio showcasing traditional tunes and contemporary reimaginings of popular music. When your pickins’ are slim, be sure to sing along with Dadweed and some of the finest pickers in Portland! Clayton Eiberg – Guitar, Keenan Dorn – Guitar, Yuck – Bass Aléa Lorén is a gospel and soul vocalist.

$5.00

Lost Creek Bluegrass Band

Laurelthirst Public House 2958 NE Glisan St, Portland, United States

From Portland, Oregon, Lost Creek sings and twangs about happiness and heartache in the bluegrass style. For years they've delighted audiences at festivals, street corners, dances, and weddings throughout Oregon and Washington. Free show!

Free

Sunny South Bluegrass Band

Haymaker Bar & Eatery 1233 N Killingsworth St, Portland, OR

Sunny South is playing the first Wednesday Bluegrass Nights at Haymaker!  Sunny South is one of the top bluegrass bands playing in the Portland, Oregon area. They play fiery bluegrass with tight harmonies, and wonderful musicianship. They have been playing together in various configurations for over 30 years and cover a wide range of bluegrass […]

Free
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PDXtremely Relaxed Bluegrass Jam

2nd and 4th Wednesdays each month.  6-8 p.m. Woodland Park Baptist Church, 11375 NE Halsey Come help us Keep Portland Steered - in the direction of Bill Monroe and the Stanleys, that is.  Everyone is welcome who can sing a lick or grip a pick.  We're just about having fun doing tunes together. Info:  Larry […]

Ash Creek

Midway Firehouse Pizza, 14805 SW Hillsboro HWY

Ash Creek explores the frontiers between bluegrass, folk, and traditional country music. Gene Alger plays banjo; Larry Ullman plays bass; Tim Howell plays guitar; Clayton Knight plays mandolin and fiddle. We all share lead and harmony vocals.

Front Porch Swingers

Cooper Mountain Aleworks 12562 SW Main St, Tigard, Oregon

Join us for Wednesday Bluegrass at Cooper Mountain Ale Works in Tigard! The Front Porch Swingers are steeped in that good old Kentucky bluegrass music and Appalachian fiddle tunes.  Join us for an evening of foot tapping, feel good music. All ages, no cover.

Free

Whiskey Deaf

The Muddy Rudder Public House 8105 SE 7th Ave, Portland, OR, United States

Whiskey Deaf performs bluegrass, old-time and early country, mostly drawn from early pioneers in the music, and brings to the stage many years of professional experience and skill. Their shows are always spontaneous, entertaining, and joyous, and feature exciting instrumental work and a unique repertoire of interesting songs and tunes.

The Muddy Souls

The Big Dirty 844 Olive Street, Eugen, OR

The Muddy Souls are a leading progressive/jamgrass band based in Eugene, OR featuring original songs, virtuosic improvisation, tight vocal harmonies, and a high-octane groove that always has the dance floor bouncing. Formed in 2018, the band has four albums of completely original music, and has played nearly 300 concerts across the Pacific Northwest, Canada and […]

Tuesday String Band

The Barn at Hickory Station 640 NW Hickory Street, Albany, Oregon

The boys are back to pick at one of their favorite spots - The Barn at Hickory Station! Lots of great food trucks will provide enough options to keep everyone in your party happy. Head inside for plenty of delicious beers on tap, play some lawn games out in the sunshine, and feel free to […]

Rock Ridge

Roland Wines 1106 Florida St, Longview, WA

Rock Ridge Bluegrass Band has been wowing bluegrass audiences for 14 years. Founding members Rick and Josie Grant moved to beautiful Sisters, OR and joined forces with Dale & Suz Adkins in 2019. They released their first recorded project together, The Flood, February 24, 2023. Rock Ridge specializes in hard-driving rhythm, stellar vocals and stunning […]

True North Duo

True North Duo is the backbone of one of the Northwest's most acclaimed songwriting bluegrass bands: Kristen Grainger & True North. Whether performing as the full band or as a duo, singer-songwriters Kristen Grainger and Dan Wetzel’s performances resonate deeply with audiences listening for well-crafted songs, skillful instrumentation, and gorgeous vocals. The alchemy of their interlocked […]

Fog Holler

Laurelthirst Public House 2958 NE Glisan St, Portland, United States

Fog Holler is a bluegrass band with an edge. What gives them that edge is a topic of hot debate. For some, it’s musicianship - these bluegrass cats shred. For others, it’s the songwriting, traditional in style but topical in substance. Sometimes, they undeniably snare people with the squad factor - folks see 4 grown […]

$10.00

Bluegrass & Country Harmony Singing Workshop at Nechville Banjos West (Sisters)

nechville Banjos West 411 East Main Avenue, Sisters, Oregon, OR, United States

Bluegrass & Country Harmony Singing Workshop - Saturday, April 6, Noon - 1:30 pm   We’ll explore the elements of bluegrass & country vocal harmony and show you how to find your harmony part by ear. We’ll discuss vocal production, phrasing, and how to blend your voice with other singers. Let's sing! Limit 8 students. […]

$30

The Rosa Lees

Tsunami Books 2585 Willamette St., Eugene, OR, United States

The Rosa Lees is one of the new bluegrass bands here in our beautiful state. They are Jessie Monter, fiddle; Holly Hurley, bass; Racjel Buklad, banjo and fiddle; and Bekkah Mcalvage, guitar. They feature fresh bluegrass, old-time, and roots music from the hills of Southern Oregon. 

$17.50

Thunder Ridge

Starday Tavern 6517 SE Foster Rd, Portland, Oregon

Thunder Ridge is a straight-ahead bluegrass band from Portland, OR. The traditional five-piece band is made up of banjo, guitar, mandolin, bass and fiddle. They will steal your heart with hard driving vocal harmonies and instrumentals. Allow them to take you down a path of yesteryear with a good old fashioned sound inspired by the […]

Rock Ridge

Abbie Weisenbloom House Concerts Inner SE Portland RSVP for directions , Portland, OR, United States

Based in Sisters, Oregon, Rock Ridge specializes in bluesy vocal-based deep-groove bluegrass music with a solid traditional approach. They perform traditional & contemporary bluegrass, featuring original material as well as traditional country duets.

Bluegrass Band Scramble

Band Scramble hosted by Josh Cole and Clayton Eiberg to benefit the Oregon Bluegrass Association. Proceeds will be used to support the Steve Waller and Nora Candey grants. If you play an instrument, come down, put your name in a hat, meet your new bandmates, get up on stage and play some music! Or if […]

$10.00

Rock Ridge Bluegrass Band

Tsunami Books 2585 Willamette St., Eugene, OR, United States

Rock Ridge Bluegrass Band has been wowing bluegrass audiences for 14 years. Founding members Rick and Josie Grant moved to beautiful Sisters, OR and joined forces with Dale & Suz Adkins in 2019. They released their first recorded project together, The Flood, February 24, 2023. Rock Ridge specializes in hard-driving rhythm, stellar vocals and stunning […]

$19.00

Jackstraw

Laurelthirst Public House 2958 NE Glisan St, Portland, United States

Jackstraw at the Laurelthirst! Free show.

Free
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Bend: Pine Forest Grange Community Jam – Every 2nd and 4th Tuesday 7:00 – 9:00 pm

Pine Forest Grange 63214 Boyd Acres Rd., Bend, United States

Acoustic instruments only, no amplification. Instruments must be tuned. Everyone must be supportive of other musicians' efforts. The Pine Forest Grange has ample room for jamming and listeners. Pine Forest Grange is a drug, alcohol and tobacco free facility. For further information, please contact: Becky Brown and Verda Hinkle 541-318-7341 or email: hinklebrown@bendbroadband.com

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Philomath Bluegrass Workshop/Jam

Mary's River Grange 24707 Grange Hall Road, Philomath, OR, United States

WHERE: Marys River Grange, 24707 Grange Hall Rd., Philomath, OR WHEN: Wednesday – Jan. 10, 2024    7-10 PM WHAT: Bluegrass Workshop/Jam WHO: Bluegrass guest musicians-workshops   Bluegrass musicians! Wednesday, January 10, is our monthly bluegrass workshop and jam in Philomath, the second Wednesday of every month. Don’t miss this exceptional opportunity to learn and enjoy […]

$5 – $7

Rock Ridge

Mary's River Grange 24707 Grange Hall Road, Philomath, OR, United States

Rock Ridge has been wowing bluegrass audiences for 14 years. Founding members Rick and Josie Grant moved to beautiful Sisters, OR and joined forces with Dale & Suz Adkins in 2019. They released their first recorded project together, The Flood, February 24, 2023. Rock Ridge specializes in hard-driving rhythm, stellar vocals and stunning instrumentals featuring […]

Josh Cole Band & The Filthy Skillets

The Showdown 1195 SE Powell Blvd., Portland, OR

Josh Cole Band and Filthy Skillets at the Showdown PDX! Josh Cole Band - Josh Cole has been playing bluegrass in the Pacific Northwest for over 25 years. It started in the late 90s, when he first heard “Midnight Moonlight” from Old and In the Way. That moment forever bonded Josh to bluegrass music. Josh’s influences […]

$10.00
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Advancing Beginner/Early Intermediate Jam Workshop with Tom Nechville & Linda Leavitt

Banjos West 411 East Main Ave., Sisters, OR, United States

Thursdays at 7:00 pm from March 14 - May 16, 2024 Registration required, class limited to eight students. $275 in advance or $30 per class. In this workshop, we will take a deeper dive into standard bluegrass repertoire, jam skills, listening, rhythm back-up, improvisation and harmony singing. We'll learn how to memorize songs and tunes […]

The County Fools

The Muddy Rudder Public House 8105 SE 7th Ave, Portland, OR, United States

The County Fools’ sound and sensibility is deeply rooted in that rich American dirt first tilled by the founders – folks like the Stanley Brothers, Flatt and Scruggs, and Bill Monroe – and further shaped by the great second generation of bluegrass musicians.  Continuing this tradition with reverence and creativity, and playing this music as […]

Fog Holler

Axe and Fiddle 657 E. Main St., Cottage Grove, OR, United States

Fog Holler is a bluegrass band with an edge. What gives them that edge is a topic of hot debate. For some, it’s musicianship - these bluegrass cats shred. For others, it’s the songwriting, traditional in style but topical in substance. Sometimes, they undeniably snare people with the squad factor - folks see 4 grown […]

Free

Syco Billy’s String Band

McMenamin's Edgefield 2126 SW Halsey, Troutdale, United States

When Glen's son Brian was diagnosed with ALS, Glen wanted Brian to see him play music with Brian's sons Branden and Brad. They started hosting a weekly BBQ and Jams dinner night which continued to grow as more family and friends attended and joined the jam. With many thanks to Brian and his love of […]

Chris Thile

The Reser 12625 SW Crescent St., Beaverton, Oregon

MacArthur Fellow and Grammy Award-winning mandolinist, singer, songwriter Chris Thile, who the Guardian calls “that rare being: an all-round musician who can settle into any style, from bluegrass to classical,” and NPR calls a “genre-defying musical genius,” is a founding member of the critically acclaimed bands Punch Brothers and Nickel Creek. For four years, Thile […]

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Sunny Sky Boys at the Umpqua Valley Farmer’s Market in Roseburg – Second Saturday Every Month

Umpqua Valley Farmers Market 2082 Diamond Lake Blvd, Roseburg, OR, United States

Always on The Second Saturdays from 10:30 am-12:30 pm, The Sunny Sky Boys will be jammin’ on guitar and mandolin from 10:30 am – 12:30 pm at the Umpqua Valley Farmer’s Market! Award-winning guitarist Jerry Ashford & mandolinist Joe Ross play a lively variety of Hillbilly Jazz, Classic Country, Bluegrass Hoedown, and Western Swing music. Special […]

Free

Thunder Ridge

Portland Waldorf School 2300 SE Harrison St., Milwaukie, OR

Thunder Ridge is a straight-ahead bluegrass band from Portland, OR. The traditional five-piece band is made up of banjo, guitar, mandolin, bass and fiddle. They will steal your heart with hard driving vocal harmonies and instrumentals. Allow them to take you down a path of yesteryear with a good old fashioned sound inspired by the […]

Josh Cole Band & Tabor Mountain Boys

Multnomah Grange 71 30639 SE Bluff RD, Gresham, OR, United States

Second Saturday Bluegrass at the Multnomah Grange #71! This month features the Tabor Mountain Boys and Josh Cole & Friends! $15 suggested donation, show at 7pm, doors at 6pm with a jam session prior to the show  

$15.00

The Rosa Lees

Dos Mariposas Vineyards and Lavendar Farm 3976 Bellinger Ln, Medford, Oregon

The Rosa Lees is one of the new bluegrass bands here in our beautiful state. They are Jessie Monter, fiddle; Holly Hurley, bass; Racjel Buklad, banjo and fiddle; and Bekkah Mcalvage, guitar. They feature fresh bluegrass, old-time, and roots music from the hills of Southern Oregon. 

Bluegrass Jam at Banjos West (in Sisters)

Banjos West 411 East Main Ave., Sisters, OR, United States

Banjos West Bluegrass Jam Intermediate/Advanced Level. Traditional acoustic bluegrass instruments only: Guitar, banjo, mandolin, fiddle, dobro & upright bass. (We mean it.;-) Bring traditional bluegrass and classic country songs and tunes you know by heart. No jam-busters, please. Leave sheet music, iPads, music stands, electric instruments or amplification at home! Free and open to the […]

Free Range at Edgefield Winery Tasting Room

McMenamin's Edgefield Winery, https://www.edgefieldwinery.com/ 2126 SW Halsey St., Troutdale

Edgefield Lodge in Troutdale has something for everybody -- especially lots of places to eat, drink and listen to music. One of the best listening venues around is the Edgefield Winery Tasting Room.  Free Range is so happy to present our combination of bluegrass, acoustic and folk music in such a lovely spot. Come out […]

Free Range at Edgefield Winery Tasting Room

Edgefield Winery Tasting Room 2126 SW Halsey St., Troutdale, Oregon

Edgefield Winery's Tasting Room is one of the best listening venues around. Come out for the wine and light meals -- and explore all the other restaurants and venues at this amazing place (once upon a time the county poor house).  Free Range looks forward to sharing our blend of bluegrass and acoustic music with […]

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