Friday, October 14, 2011

Friday and Saturday music picks

Here's a few for the weekend (sorry for the lack of links ... time crunch) ...

Need somewhere to start the evening?  Try Woodbrain at the Laurelthirst for some great roots/blues, or Brad Creel at Mississippi Pizza for some cool country. Both at 6 pm.

 The Portland Soul All-Stars do a tribute to James Brown at Jimmy Mak's  ... gonna be a very funky celebration of the Godfather of Soul ... 8 pm, $12

Sassparilla will celebrate the release of their latest CD, The Darndest Thing, at the Kennedy School ... 7 pm, no cover

Annie Clark, aka St. Vincent, is at the Crystal Ballroom ... 9 pm, $19

Lloyd Jones is at Sip d'Vine in Multnomah Village ... 7:30 pm, no cover

3 Leg Torso and Meester Meester will be at Touche ... 8 pm, $??

Ty Curtis Band, DK Stewart and Peter Dammann are at Peter's Room at the Roseland Theater ... 8 pm, $10

The Lisa Mann Duo is at Vino Vixens ... 8 pm, $5

Kevin Selfe and the Tornadoes are at Halibuts ... 8 pm, no cover

Petunia & the Vipers snake their way into Duff's ... the High Flyers, too ... 9 pm, $??

Rob Stroup & The Blame are at Biddy McGraws ... 9:30 pm, no cover

My pick show tonight is the joint CD release at the Aladdin featuring Naomi Hooley and Jake Oken-Berg ... 8 pm, $15

Pete Krebs & the Portland Playboys do happy hour at the Secret Society ... 6 pm, no cover (followed by Trashcan Joe at 9 pm)

Billy D & The Hoodoos are at Mississippi Pizza ... 9 pm, $??

Soul Vaccination is at Mississippi Studios ... 9 pm, $10

Ethiopian funk-jazz anyone? Check out the Tezeta Band with Toque Libre at The Woods ... 9 pm, $10

... and there's a benefit for local jazz pianist Mark Simon (alas, another musician dealing big illness) at Vie de Boheme ... 8 pm, $??

I've probably missed a few ... but check out the calendar links for more ... 

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