* Aladdin-The Distillers, The Bronx, The Lot Six, 8 pm, $12

Alberta St Pub-Bluegrass Invitational, 9 pm

anna bannana's-Anson Wright & Friends, 8 pm, free

Arnada-Noir City

* Ash St. -Po-Hop 8: Siren's Echo, Piece Turiya, Kay Kay, J-Kron, Sonnie, DJ Deena B, Beyonda, DJ Niz, 8 pm, $8

* Berbati's Pan-Roy, Winifred E. Eye, Loch Lomond, $5

Biddy McGraw's-Bahttsi

Billy Reed's-Boogie Cat Jam w/Norman Sylvester, 7:30 pm

Bitter End-Shawn Hawkins & The Offenders, 6 pm, free; Luminous Fog, 9 pm, $2

Blue Monk-Shoehorn's VonTap Organ Trio, 8 pm, $5

Boons Treasury-Gary Burford

Brasserie Montmartre-Tony Pacini Duo

Buffalo Gap-Jon Bunzow, 8 pm

Burlingame Acoustic-Thee Russell Thomas Agenda, All Ages

Cobalt-Mutha, 10 pm

Conan's-Ezra Holbrook, 6 pm, free; Stealing Fate, State Of Balance, Voice, Fiod, 9 pm, $5

Dante's-Electrosleaze w/DJ Mestizo, The Punk Group, $5

Duff's Garage-Texecutioners

DV8-Shed Inc., Chez Stadium

Edgefield-Johnny B. Connolly

Gemini-Jesus Presley, 8:30 pm, free


Greek Cusina-Aguamiel, 10 pm

Green Room-Rocks Off w/Brian Berg

* Holocene-DJ Eliazar, 6 pm, free; Ten Tiny Dancers, 8 pm, $15

Hoppers-Blues Jam w/Jeff Barnes

I.C.M. -Order Of The Vulture, We Should Die, Skin Culture, $4

Medicine Hat-Open Mind Night, free

Meow Meow-Integrity, Broken Wings, Rosary, Physical Challenge, Reflux, 7 pm, $10, All Ages

Mississippi Pizza-Ben Sandler, 5:30 pm; Songwriter in the Round, 8:30 pm, All Ages

Mock Crest-Open Mic Jam w/Lee Blake, 8:30 pm

Mt Tabor-The Warfield Project, Black Notes

* Nocturnal-Break It!, 4:30 pm, $8; Clarity Process, Ever We Fall, Kissing Tigers, Blue Sky Mile, All Ages

Old Church-Christmas w/Michael Allen Harrison, 7 pm

* Paris-Defiance, Straight Jacket, Observers, All Out

Produce Row-Myshkin's Ruby Warblers

Rock Creek Tavern-Little Sue & Lynn Conover

Rogue-Rogue Bluegrass Jam

* Solid State-Peyote Calamity, At Every Step, The Dead Unknown, BlowUpNihilist, 7 pm, $6, All Ages

Star E. Rose-Southerly, 7 pm

Steinhaus-Kinzel-Hyde & Ulrich

Tillicum-Lloyd Jones, 9:30 pm

Twilight Cafe-The Forth, Demoralizer, Knight Badger, free

Wallbangers-Dueling Pianos, 8 pm

White Eagle-High Country Elevators; Wall Street, $5

FRIDAY 12/19

* 5830 SE Francis-Please Step Out of the Vehicle, Alan Singley, Switch Blade Armadillo, 8 pm, free

Aladdin-Todd Snider, 8 pm, $15, All Ages

Alberta St Pub-Jackstraw, 9 pm, $7

Artichoke-Cross-eyed Rosie, 8 pm, All Ages

Ash St. -Detroit Cobras, Fireballs Of Freedom, Fist City, $10

Babalu-Conjuto Alegre Band, Grupo Borinquen, 9 pm

* Berbati's Pan-POH-Hop: Sleep, Maniac Lok, Brotha Luv, TD 32, Potluck, Young Fame, Bullet & Todd G, Cleveland Steamers, Mr. Meezalini, Xtac, Quivah, Dee Arthur & The Flytrapper, MyG, Sonny Bonoho, Trashheap, Face, DJ Wicked, 8 pm, $8

Biddy McGraw's-Lynn Conover & Friends, 6 pm; Funk Shui, 9 pm

Bitter End-Lisa & Her Kin, 6 pm, free; Kulica, Higher Ground, 9 pm, $5

Blue Monk-David Friesen

Boons Treasury-Stevi Marie & Jackson Rd.

Brasserie Montmartre-Carolyn Joyce Trio

Buffalo Gap-Scott Fisher Project

Burlingame Acoustic-Michael Hurley,Will West Music

Candlelight-Jesus Presley Xmas Show, 9:30 pm, free

Cañita-Cana Son, 10 pm

Coffee People-Alan Singley, 6 pm, All Ages

Conan's-The Red Sector, My Regrets, The Volumes, 9 pm, $6

Corner Saloon-Hipwaiters

Crystal-John Doe, Phranc, Lysa Flores, 7 pm, $10-15 (Lola's); DJ YesNo, 10 pm, $2 (Lola's)

Dante's-DJ David J, Drumattica, 10:30 pm, $8-10

Fez-Shoegazer's Ball II: The High Violets, Telephone, Hypatia Lake, Man Of The Year, The Jolenes, Nordic, The Upsidedown, Watsonville Patio, The Turn Ons, 8 pm, $10 (includes comp cd)

First Congregational Church-Aaron Meyer & Bill Lamb

Gemini-JR Simms

Gotham-Hush Night, 7 pm, $3

Grand Lodge-Mark Alan

Green Room-Desert Island Players, Ezra Holbrook

Hoppers-Norman Sylvester Band

It's a Beautiful Pizza-Pitt Reeves, 7 pm, All Ages

Jasmine Tree-Loch Lomond, Hurt Bird

Jimmy Mak's-Joey Defrancesco, 9 pm, $20

Laurelthirst-Rainrats, 6 pm; Brothers Of The Baladi, $8

Liberty Hall-Squaredance w/Guest Caller & The Government Issue Orchestra, 8 pm, $3, All Ages

Madame Butterfly-John & Yuko, 6 pm

Medicine Hat-Shakabuku

Mississippi Pizza-Harpers Arrow, 7:30 pm; Little Joe

Mississippi Studios-Jim Brunberg w/Megan Slankard

Mock Crest-Gothic Outhouse w/Heidi Hellbender, 9 pm

Monteaux's-Brian Chevalier & the Acoustic Blues Band

Mt Tabor-Black Angel, Alton Spencer Group, Charlie Nanos, $8

Multnomah Friends Meeting House-3 Leg Torso, Vagabond Opera, Leonid Nosov, 7 pm, $10, All Ages

Nocturnal-Stitched w/Jasmine Ash Band, Odds Against Tomorrow, The Bella Fayes, 7 pm, $8

Old Church-Christmas w/Michael Allen Harrison

Paris-Open Handed, Remnant Soldier, Fight For Change, It's A Nice Day, All Ages

PPAA-Irish Ceili Dance, 9 pm, $10

Produce Row-Poison Oakies

River Roadhouse-Wolfgang

Rock Creek Tavern-Dylan Thomas Vance Trio

Rogue-The Miller Brothers Blues Band

Roseland-Pharcyde, Straitjacket films' Daily Dose, 9 pm, $14, All Ages

Savannah-steel drums w/Randal Larson, 7 pm; DJ Geo, 9:30 pm


Tillicum-Ellen Whyte, 9:30 pm

* Tonic-Sleepyhead, Rally Boy, Precursor, Cootie Platoon

Twilight Cafe-Damned For All Time: Lopez, The Neins, The Nightmares, Pornstore Janitor, 9 pm, free

Vertigo Gallery-Statch & The Rapes, Virus Nine, All Out, Casual Indifference, 8 pm, $6, All Ages

Vine Leaves-Sandy Dennson

White Eagle-Cowboy Angels, $6

Wine Down-Alexander Green, 7:30 pm


Abbey Cafe-John Itkin, 4:30 pm

Alberta St Pub-Songwriters In The Round w/Sattie Clark, Lara Michell

Artichoke-Song Circle w/Kate Power, 2 pm, free, All Ages

Ash St. -Damned For All Time: Detonators, Hellside Stranglers, Sado-Nation, Statch and The Rapes, The Belligerents, Culprits, 9 pm

Berbati's Pan-Glow Entertainment party/open mic, $10

Beulahland-Ginger Preston

Biddy McGraw's-Felim Egan

Bitter End-Bachelors Of Science, 6 pm, free; Uprite Dub Orchestra, 9 pm, $5

Blue Monk-Groove Revelation

Boons Treasury-The Gary Burford Band

Brasserie Montmartre-Carolyn Joyce Trio

Buffalo Gap-Sidestar

Burlingame Acoustic-The Moment, All Ages

Candlelight-Women in Blues Xmas Show

Cañita-Cana Son, 10 pm

Charlie White-Dan Crothers, 6 pm

Conan's-Jesus Presley, 9 pm, $8

Corner Saloon-Hipwaiters

Crystal-The Holy Modal Rounders, The Freak Mountain Ramblers, Gary Ewing, 8 pm, $15, All Ages

Dante's-The Jolenes, Scott Fisher Project, Geoff Byrd & The Sentinels, DJ Moisti, 9 pm, $6

DV8-Dry County Crooks, Gifford Pinchot, Knife Girl

FEZ-DJs Teenage, Desire, 10 pm, $3 Gemini-Lloyd Jones

Goodfoot-Dr. Theopolis, The Sissy Conspiracy

Grand Lodge-John Bunzow

Green Room-Avery Bell, Glassine, Rebenge, 10 pm

Grolla-Eric Skye

Hoppers-Jim Mesi Band

* Jimmy Mak's-Joey Defrancesco, 9 pm, $20

Jimmy's-The Kid Lopez Band

Laurelthirst-Plumb Bomb, 6 pm; Michael Hurley, A Horse Named Darryl, $4

Mississippi Pizza-Shades Of Jazz, 5 pm; Crystin Byrd, 8:30 pm

Mock Crest-Dave Twigg, 9 pm

Monteaux's-Confluence, Roby Edwards Trio

* Mt Tabor-Jerry Joseph, Lea Krueger, Golden Americans, 10 pm, $10

New Old Lompoc-Off-Key Bluegrass Jam (open acoustic)

Nocturnal-The Carolines, Camaro Hair, Dolour, 9 pm

* Ohm-Mmm... Yeti or Not!: Nu Soltribe, MarchFourth Marching Band, DJ Manoj, DJ Mattie Mataus, 9 pm, $8-10

Old Church-Christmas w/Michael Allen Harrison

Ozone 03-James Mercer acoustic, 4 pm, free, All Ages

Paris-Onymity, When U Die, Messkit, Waiting For Darryl, Dead Ledder, All Ages

Produce Row-Catfishnover Trio

Rabbit Hole-Smoochknob, DJ Swa, Mirumir, Free Martins

River Roadhouse-Wolfgang

Rock Creek Tavern-The Bros Jam

Rogue-The Kindling Honky Tonk Band

* Roseland-Supersuckers, Dwarves, Visqueen, I Can Lick Any Sonofabitch In The House, 8 pm, $15, All Ages

Schnitzer-Bank Of America Pops, 3 & 8 pm, $23-65, All Ages

Tillicum-Ellen Whyte, 9:30 pm

Tonic-TV:616, Inflikt, Jahi , 9 pm

* Twilight Cafe-The Spits, The Triggers, Straightjacket, $4

Vine Leaves-Shoehorn, Trio Calzador, 8:30 pm, free

Wallbangers-Dueling Pianos, 8 pm

White Eagle-Stevi Maric & Jackson Rd., Christine Young, $6

Wilf's Piano Bar-Shirley Nanette & Friends

SUNDAY 12/21

Babalu-Border Patrol, 7:30 pm

Bitter End-Open Mic w/Jessica Stiles, 7 pm , free

Blue Monk-Eli Reisman; We Insist, 8 pm, $3 or 3 cans of food

Brasserie Montmartre-Rick McNutt Duo

Candlelight-Andy Stokes

Colosso-Django's Tigers, 9 pm

* Community Music Center-Terry Riley, Adam & Kris, Samusson & Tomassi, 11 am, $10-15, All Ages

Dante's-Sinferno Cabaret, 11 pm, $6

Hoppers-Gospel Hour, 7 pm; The Yanks, 9 pm

Hutch-Terry Robb

Laurelthirst-Freak Mountain Ramblers, 6 pm; Neil Gilpin's Belmont St Octet, $3

Mississippi Pizza-Dirly Lowdown Cornshuckers, Njuzu, 4:30 pm; Gabrial Macrea, 6:30 pm, All Ages

Mock Crest-The Original Snakeboy , 8 pm

Moon & Sixpence-Foghorn, 7:30 pm, free

Mt Tabor-Drum Cricle

Old Church-Christmas w/Michael Allen Harrison

Paris-Second Best, Current Status, Avante Garde, Malinger, Main Gay

Rabbit Hole-Dennis Hitchcox Underground Music Project, 5 pm; The Subterranean Beat Revival, 9 pm

River Roadhouse-Sinners Club Open Jam, 8:30 pm

Schnitzer-Bank Of America Pops, 3 & 7 pm, $23-65

Solid State-Damned For All Time: Straitjacket, No Heroes, Naked Violence, Trophywife, 7 pm, All Ages

Tillicum-Jonny Martin, 6 pm

Twilight Cafe-The Bloodshot, Dark Skies, free

White Eagle-The Holy Model Rounders, 9 pm, $7

MONDAY 12/22

Ash St. -Open Mic

Bitter End-Lisa & Her Kin, 6 pm, free

Brasserie Montmartre-Tom Cheek Duo

Burlingame Acoustic-Open Mic, All Ages

Candlelight-DK Stewart, free

Dante's-Storytellers, 6 pm; Karaoke From Hell, 10 pm, $2

Gemini-Morrison Bridge Music Jam

Goodfoot-Sonic Forum Open Mic

Green Room-Open Mic w/Mississippi Mud, 8 pm

Laurelthirst-Kung Pao Chickens, 7 pm, free

Mississippi Pizza-David McKenzle Solstice open mic, 7 pm

Mock Crest-Aric Riley, 8 pm

* Moon & Sixpence-Johnny Connolly

Mt Tabor-Roots Revolution w/Kat

Old Church-Christmas w/Michael Allen Harrison, 7 pm

Produce Row-Ron Steen Jazz Jam

Schnitzer-Bank Of America Pops, 8 pm, $23-65

White Eagle-Little Sue & Lynn Conover

Yeates Dance Studio-Irish Ceili Dancing, 7 pm, $3


anna bannana's-Tree Age, guests, 8 pm, All Ages

Arnada-Open Mic w/Jordan

Ash St. -Thorn City Improv feat. The Chosen, DJ Marquez

Babalu-Blues/Funk Open Mic, 9 pm; House Of Refuge

Biddy McGraw's-Dylan Vance & Griff Bear

Bitter End-Static Chair, 8 pm, free

Blue Monk-Chris Brown, 8 pm

Brasserie Montmartre-Dan Schulte Duo

Burlingame Acoustic-Juana Jam

C-Bar-Open Mic Night


DV8-Open Mic, Auditioning Bands

Edgefield-Caleb Klauder & Sammy Lind

Green Room-Stephen Ashbrook Band, 9:30 pm

Hoppers-Terry Robb

Laurelthirst-Jackstraw, 6 pm; Sean Nowland's Open Mic

Mock Crest-Johnnie Ward & Eagle Ridin' Papas, 8 pm

Monteaux's-Open Mic w/Mike Soto

Ohm-Dahlia, Climber, Ben & Ravi, $5

Old Church-Christmas w/Michael Allen Harrison, 7 pm

Produce Row-Bluegrass Jam, 9 pm, free

Rabbit Hole-Songwriters Open Mic, 7 pm; The Experiment Presents Hootenanny, 9 pm

Sewickly's-Lyle Ford's Singer/Songwriter Show-Off, 6:30 pm

Steinhaus-Alexander Green

Tillicum-Norman Sylvester, 9:30 pm

Voodoo Doughnut-John Vassallo, 10:30 pm, $1

White Eagle-Lewi Longmire & Friends, $3


* backspace-Freestyle Cypher, 4 pm

Bitter End-Life After Liftoff Duo, 6 pm, free; Joey Porter Trio, 9 pm, free

Brasserie Montmartre-John Stowell Duo

Candlelight-Ocean 503, free

Cañita-Cana Son Ensayo, 8 pm, free

Conan's-Kaitlyn Ni Donovan, 6 pm, free

Dante's-Storm & The Balls, 10 pm, $5

Hoppers-Blues Train

Medicine Hat-The Drum: Salsa In The Hood, $5

Mt Tabor-Funk and Groove Jam

Old Church-Christmas w/Michael Allen Harrison

Produce Row-June Bunton's Open Mic, 9 pm, free

Rabbit Hole-Planet Girl & Singer Songwriter Open Mic

Wallbangers-Dueling Pianos, 8 pm