You'd be foolish, though, not to consider the following for tonight ...
It's first Friday happy hour at the Laurlthirst, which means it's time for the James Low Western Front ... out of the recording studio and into the 'Thirst for two hours of sublime tunes penned by Mr Low .... 6 pm, no cover
Keyboard wizard Steve Kerin and bassist Jim Miller do their duo thang at Channel's Edge ... cool little spot on the Columbia ... 6 pm, no cover
Woodbrain is "In The House" at Jim Flynn's ... best house party in Portland! Music starts tonight at 7:30 pm ... $10 and the Oregon Food Bank barrel will be at the front door ... for more info firstname.lastname@example.org or 503-784-6824
Sarah King and the Jason Spooner Trio will be at the Secret Society Ballroom ... 9 pm, $7
The Quick and Easy Boys are at the Mt Tabor Pub Theater ... 9 pm, $??
The I-5 Nine will have the dance floor jumpin' at Duff's ... the band features Paris Slim, Barbara Healy, Jerry Zyback, Dave Kahl, Johnny Moore, and DK Stewart .... 9:30 pm, $10
... and calling all Jerry's Kids and tiedyedsters ... time for the Dark Star Orchestra at the Crystal Ballroom ... 8 pm, $27