Gotta do speed picks today ...
Happy hour? Try Joe McMurrian & Woodbrain at the Laurelthirst (no cover) or Pete Krebs And His Portland Playboys at the Secret Society ($5).
My pick show is the Rebirth Brass Band at Dante's! The band is a New Orleans institution you don't want to miss ... 9 pm, $17
The Sportin' Lifers Trio will be at the Muddy Rudder (8 pm)
Peter Pants at the Rock Creek Tavern (9 pm)
The Ellen Whyte Big Band is at Duff's Garage (9 pm, $10)
Shakey Graves will be at the Wonder Ballroom (9 pm, $15)
Franco and the Stingers are at the Blue Diamond (9 pm)
The My Oh Mys are at the Secret Society (9 pm, $7))
The Garcia Birthday Band is at the White Eagle (9:30 pm, $7))
Early? Everything's Jake is at the Secret Society (6 pm, $5) and Mary Flower is at the Edgefield (7 pm, free)
It's the return of the Portland 80's dance pop of NU SHOOZ at Jimmy Mak's (7:30 pm, $18)
Artichoke Music has mandolin player and educator Brian Oberlin (8 pm, $15)
Lloyd Jones and band are at Duff's Garage (9 pm, $10)
The Scott Law Acoustic Machine is at The Goodfoot (9 pm, $12)
and, Blind Pilot side project Hook & Anchor is at Mississippi Studios (9 pm, $12)
Ok ... out ya go!