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Friday, April 5

Portland Farmhouse and Wild Ale Festival
For its seventh installment, the annual Farmhouse and Wild Ale Festival is moving east, to the Glendoveer Golf Course right outside Von Ebert Brewing’s second location. There will be rustic ales made with wild yeasts and mixed cultures aplenty, with tart, sweet, and indescribable flavors galore. Some of the high-profile breweries include Jester King and Sante Adairius (pouring on Saturday), and De Garde and Holy Mountain (pouring Sunday), among more than two dozen other top-notch beer makers. (Fri 4 pm, Sat-Sun 11 am, Glendoveer Golf Course, $25-45) NED LANNAMANN

2001: A Space Odyssey
The Hollywood Theatre regularly sells out its 70mm screenings—especially when those 70mm screenings are of Stanley Kubrick’s brain-twisting, eye-widening 2001: A Space Odyssey. By raising over $25,000 and working with Warner Bros., the Hollywood recently bought their very own, brand-new print of the 1968 science-fiction classic—and now that it’s arrived, they’re showing it off in all its pristine glory. So go! This might be the greatest movie ever made? Yeah, pretty sure it’s the greatest movie ever made. (Fri 7 pm, Sat-Sun 1 pm & 6 pm, $12) ERIK HENRIKSEN

Slothrust, Rituals of Mine
Slothrust’s extraordinary new LP, The Pact, is a wild beast of a record, alive with sadness, fear, defiance, and joy. The album plays like a tour of night’s most tender zones, those places that hum with thoughts that don’t belong in the light. On “The Haunting,” the album’s centerpiece and one of 2018’s best songs, singer/guitarist Leah Wellbaum paints a picture of existential uncertainty that could double as a band motto: “Not sure if I am asleep or awake, so I’ll treat this body like I think that it’s a fake and see how much it can take.” We’ve all been to that terrible in-between—Slothrust has just figured out how to thrive there. (Fri-Sat 9 pm, Mississippi Studios, $16-18) CHRIS STAMM

Damien Jurado, Corrina Repp
Veteran Seattle singer/songwriter Damien Jurado brings his melodic and shapeshifting indie folk back to town for a headlining show supporting his forthcoming Mama Bird Recording Co. issued full-length, In the Shape of a Storm. (9 pm, Revolution Hall, $18-20, all ages)

Black Feast: Narcissus
The Redd hosts the latest installment of pop-up dinner series, Black Feast, run by Black queer arist duo chef Salimatu Amabebe and Annika Hansteen-Izora, presenting vegan, gluten-free dishes created in tribute to the works of Jayy Dodd, and specifically inspired by his newest work, The Black Condition ft. Narcissus. (6:30 pm, The Redd on Salmon, $55)

Bob Mould Band
The former Hüsker Dü and Sugar frontman and his dependable backing band make their way back to the Wonder Ballroom in support of their latest Merge Records-issued full-length, Sunshine Rock. PDX pop-punk outfit Alien Boy rounds out the all-ages bill. (9 pm, Wonder Ballroom, $23-25, all ages)

A Tribute to Elton
After resurrecting the bygone glories of Dean Martin, Neil Diamond, Frank Sinatra, and the Copacabana, Tony Starlight turns his spotlight on the glittering, piano-pounding majesty that is Elton John, supported by his AM Gold soft rock backing band. (6:45 pm, The Tony Starlight Showroom, $30-75)

Michael DeForge
Canadian comics artist illustrator Michael DeForge swings through Floating World for a reading and signing supporting his latest book, Leaving Richard’s Valley, about a group of forest creatures forced to leave their home in the valley and survive in the big city. (6 pm, Floating World Comics, free)

Out from the Shadows V
XRAY.fm DJ Dave Cantrell’s Out from the Shadows Festival has grown from a relatively modest affair—just one day with 11 bands, nine of them local in 2015—to one of the premiere post-punk/darkwave gatherings anywhere. This year, the event spans three days at the Tonic Lounge, with bands from across the US and beyond. Click here for a list of performers and showtimes(Fri-Sat 7 pm, Tonic Lounge, $20-45) BEN SALMON

Watch What Crappens
Hosts Ben Mandelker and Ronnie Karam bring their wildly popular podcast to the Aladdin stage to dissect and discuss their favorite Bravo TV shows and stars live in front of a Portland audience. (8 pm, Aladdin Theater, $26)

'80s Video Dance Attack 14th Anniversary
Long after MTV's glory days had faded, the Video Dance Attack at the Crystal resurrected the bygone glories of the music video for eager, appreciative audiences who turned the springy floors of the Ballroom into their synth-drenched wonderland. Tonight, the Attack spans two floors in honor of its 14th birthday, and you are requested to don your '80s finest and rock down to the Crystal like it was Electric Avenue. (8 pm, Crystal Ballroom, $14)

Friday the 13th Part VII: Jason Takes Manhattan
AKA "The one that says it takes place in Manhattan but mostly gets stuck on a fuckin' boat," AKA "The one where Jason punches a dude's head all the way off of his body," AKA "The last kinda-sorta-okay one before Jason Goes to Hell, which is flat-out terrible, but nowhere near as good as Jason X, which is legit fun. (Fri-Sat 7 pm & 9:30 pm, Sun 3 pm, Fifth Avenue Cinema, $4-5)


Saturday, April 6

Design Week
Fashion, fine art, film, and more converge during Design Week, an annual festival that explores and celebrates how design impacts every facet of our lives. Whether you’re an academic or an aesthete (or both!), the wide roster of events will likely have something that peaks your interest. (Through April 13, various locations, visit designportland.org for a full schedule and a list of participating venues) BLAIR STENVICK

Craig Robinson
Comedian/musician Craig Robinson is a fixture of classic shows like The Office (Darryl Philbin) and Brooklyn Nine-Nine (the Pontiac Bandit), and this weekend he’ll be in the house cracking wise and tickling the ivories, so don’t miss your chance to see one of the funniest folks in the biz. (Sat 7:30 pm, & 10 pm, Sun 7:30 pm, Helium Comedy Club, $33) JENNI MOORE

Shook Twins, Catherine Feeny & Chris Johnedis
If you fancy yourself as someone who keeps up with local music, there's a good chance you've heard of the Shook Twins. And there's good reason, because those twins work like an army. Their success is growing in a grassroots fashion, and not the kind that just involves selfies on Instagram. Their twin voices shape flawless harmonies, with a fluidity that likely comes not only from blood ties but endless touring. Their bluegrass-tinged, upbeat jam folk comes close to cliché, but it clearly comes from such an honest place it can't help but be respected and enjoyed. (8 pm, Revolution Hall, $20-25, all ages) ROBIN BACIOR

Beats & Rhymes XRAY.fm Fundraiser
XRAY.fm constantly uplifts voices from Portland’s hip-hop community on its airwaves, so it only makes sense that the scene should return the favor. Put together by the folks from A Beat Happening and Mic Check and hosted by DJ Klyph, this fundraiser’s lineup features a slew of experienced local producers and beatmakers: Trox, Luvjonez, Theory Hazit, Free Tillman, and Lisa Vazquez, along with DJs Trox and O.G. One. I’m not too familiar with the mostly Portland-based MCs, but in my opinion, that’s even more reason to go check ’em out. (6 pm, Mission Theater, $10, all ages) JENNI MOORE

The Cider Rite of Spring
Admission includes a glass and eight tasting tickets with which to sample over 100 ciders from 35 of the Northwest's top cider makers, including Finnriver, Dragon's Head, 2 Towns, Portland Cider Company, and many more. Visit nwcider.com for a full list of participating cideries and vendors. (Noon, Leftbank Annex, $25-50)

Dboi LTD, Mic Capes
Bay Area rapper and Dutch Bros aficionado Dboi LTD splits a co-headlined bill with Portland hip-hop legend Mic Capes. (8:30 pm, Hawthorne Theatre Lounge, $12-15)

Club Nitty Gritty: Spring Vibes
DJ Action Slacks returns to the Kenton in a triumphant blaze of horns, bass, and love, carrying crates chock-full of filthy grooves for those looking to work up a sweat to the sounds of vintage R&B and soul, with special guest DJ Daddy Cool helping out. (9 pm, The World Famous Kenton Club, $7)

Weezer, Pixies, Basement
For the past 15 years or so, Weezer has made truly awful music. It’s bad. So bad that the band’s sustained assault on quality and pleasure almost seems like a brilliant stunt. Like Rivers Cuomo is making a point about celebrity and pop vacuity and nostalgia. He’s a smart person. He knows he is a carton of skim milk who happens to play guitar. He is in on whatever the joke might be. But there are no hidden depths here. It is simply bad art. Don’t overthink it. Weezer definitely isn’t. (7 pm, Moda Center, $32-350, all ages) CHRIS STAMM

Howie Day
An evening of heartfelt pop and rock with the Bangor, Maine-hailing singer/songwriter known for his radio hits "She Says” and the platinum single “Collide.” (9 pm, Doug Fir, $18-20)

Night Beats, Eyelids, The Savage Family Band
Astute followers of the national garage rock scene might already be familiar with Night Beats. Ever since the Seattle trio took eardrums by storm with 2010's sensational "H-Bomb" single, they've maintained critical momentum with their infectious brand of soul-tinged psych-rock. The highlight of their cavernous blues is Danny Lee Blackwell's reverb-drenched vocals, which cut through bass-heavy trances like a molten branding iron. These pained arguments are underscored with a sharpened guitar attack that screams with such a blackened rattle that you can feel the string coils rub over the fretboard from inside your brain. (9 pm, Dante's, $15-18) CHRIS SUTTON


Sunday, April 7

Trail Blazers vs. Denver Nuggets
Few oddsmakers predicted the Blazer’s penultimate home game of the regular season to be a clash of Western Conference titans, but that’s exactly what we're in store for tonight at the Moda Center. Standings and exceeded expectations aside, this game is your chance to experience a playoff-like atmosphere in Rip City without paying playoff-like prices. (6 pm, Moda Center, $43 & Up, all ages) CHIPP TERWILLGER

Dreamers' Circus
Playing fiddle, accordion, cittern, and a panoply of other intriguing instruments, this trio was formed at a late-night, post-concert pub jam session in Copenhagen. Over the past decade, the band has blurred the boundaries of Faroe Island folk songs, Indian raga melodies, Appalachian bluegrass, and Bach with top-shelf technique and playful inventiveness. Now they’re embarking on their first US tour, so if spending an evening with strapping young Nordic lads playing brilliant music sounds appealing, be sure to grab yourself a pew. (7:30 pm, The Old Church, $30-55) BRIAN HORAY

Sonny & the Sunsets, Kelley Stoltz
It tracks that Sonny & The Sunsets’ upcoming LP, Hairdressers from Heaven, was produced in Portland with the help of the Shins’ James Mercer—in the work of affable Bay Area indie rocker Sonny Smith, it’s not hard to find shared musical DNA with the Shins, even when Smith’s aural experiments echo with everything from new wave to spacey fuzz to clear-eyed political anger. Hairdressers is the first release from Smith's new, crowdfunded label, Rocks in Your Heads Records, and it comes with a zine that’s also available online (one page, “WEAPONS USED AT CLUB DURING BAND VS. NAZI BRAWL,” boasts doodles of boots, shoes, and fists). (8 pm, Mississippi Studios, $13-15) ERIK HENRIKSEN

Dan Dan, Wet Dream
Portland synth and psych rippers Dan Dan bring their spacey sounds to the dance floor at Rontoms to head up the latest installment of Sunday Session, which doubles as record release show for their latest album. Likeminded locals Wet Dream round out the proceedings. (9 pm, Rontoms, free)

Dermot Kennedy
The quick-rising Irish rocker brings his soulful R&B-infused sounds through the Crystal Ballroom for the Portland stop on a quick West Coast jaunt. (8:30 pm, Crystal Ballroom, $22.50-25, all ages)

Lennon Stella
The Nashville star and pop and country singer/songwriter out of Ontario, Canada brings the "Love, me" Tour to the Wonder Ballroom stage for an all ages performance. (8:30 pm, Wonder Ballroom, $20, all ages)

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