Events

in Portland


2

Thu
Venti's Downtown
7:00PM-9:00PM
Live music at Venti's downtown, every Thursday! Join us for an intimate solo acoustic performance with Gabriel Cox. Free / All ages www.GabrielCoxMusic.com Gabriel Cox Bio: Gabriel Cox is a true singer songwriter at heart. This multi-talented artist is creating his own fresh, innovative, and quality sound that you will love. His music blends elements of blues, rock, funk, and soul, that come...

2

Thu
Venti's South
7:00PM-9:00PM
Live music at Venti's downtown, every Thursday! Join us for an intimate solo acoustic performance with Gabriel Cox. Free / All ages www.GabrielCoxMusic.com Gabriel Cox Bio: Gabriel Cox is a true singer songwriter at heart. This multi-talented artist is creating his own fresh, innovative, and quality sound that you will love. His music blends elements of blues, rock, funk, and soul, that come...

2

Thu
Venti's South
8:00PM-10:00PM
Every Thursday hosted by Ronan Baker. Win prizes and enjoy our late night happy hour! Free 21+

3

Fri
Liquor Outlet - Salem
4:00PM-7:00PM

3

Fri
Venti's South
7:00PM-10:00PM
Live dinner music every 1st and 3rd Friday. Variety of easy listening, lounge and low key jazz on vinyl. Free. All ages.

3

Fri
Venti's Downtown
8:00PM-11:00PM
FREE • 21+ Michael Taylor 8pm Michael brings exceptional guitar skills and a strong vocal projection, pulling influences from traditional folk, blues, jazz and contemporary folk artists. Faux Realz 9:15pm Harmony-rich upbeat originals played on primarily acoustic instruments.

3

Fri
Venti's South
8:00PM-11:00PM
FREE • 21+ Michael Taylor 8pm Michael brings exceptional guitar skills and a strong vocal projection, pulling influences from traditional folk, blues, jazz and contemporary folk artists. Faux Realz 9:15pm Harmony-rich upbeat originals played on primarily acoustic instruments.

4

Sat
Venti's Downtown
8:00PM-11:00PM
21+ / FREE FORTUNE'S FOLLY: Fortune's Folly is a 4-piece high energy dance rock band from Eugene, Oregon! https://youtu.be/nAbT7Lb9JLk TIEDTOAGRIZZLY: "In a tried and true singer-songwriter fashion, Tied To A Grizzly, consists of a man, a guitar and a healthy dose of reverb. While styled in the vein of Elliott Smith cicra Roman Candle, Tied To A Grizzly's sole member Colton Houser sheepishly...

4

Sat
Venti's South
8:00PM-11:00PM
21+ / FREE FORTUNE'S FOLLY: Fortune's Folly is a 4-piece high energy dance rock band from Eugene, Oregon! https://youtu.be/nAbT7Lb9JLk TIEDTOAGRIZZLY: "In a tried and true singer-songwriter fashion, Tied To A Grizzly, consists of a man, a guitar and a healthy dose of reverb. While styled in the vein of Elliott Smith cicra Roman Candle, Tied To A Grizzly's sole member Colton Houser sheepishly...

4

Sat
Venti's Downtown
8:30PM-10:30PM
Special tapping of Russian River Pliny the Elder. Come enjoy a pint or two! Not available to-go. Featuring live music: Fortune's Folly / TiedToAGrizzly

4

Sat
Venti's South
8:30PM-10:30PM
Special tapping of Russian River Pliny the Elder. Come enjoy a pint or two! Not available to-go. Featuring live music: Fortune's Folly / TiedToAGrizzly

6

Mon
Venti's Downtown
6:00PM-9:00PM
Can't wait for spring? Me either! Join me at Venti's and I'll take you step by step through this cheerful painting, supply all the tools and materials and even cleanup after you. Sign up on my website at https://squareup.com/store/ArtPartiesbyDebWallig

6

Mon
Venti's South
6:00PM-9:00PM
Can't wait for spring? Me either! Join me at Venti's and I'll take you step by step through this cheerful painting, supply all the tools and materials and even cleanup after you. Sign up on my website at https://squareup.com/store/ArtPartiesbyDebWallig

6

Mon
Venti's South
8:30PM-10:00PM
Every Monday we have Trivia Bingo at the Taphouse hosted by Ronan Baker! Join us for a multitude of topics that add to your bingo scorecard for every correct answer. Winners receive Venti's gift cards, and it's always happy hour during the event! 21+ and an $8 food or beverage purchase required. Reservation highly suggested.

9

Thu
Venti's Downtown
7:00PM-9:00PM
Live music at Venti's downtown, every Thursday! Join us for an intimate solo acoustic performance with Danny Shaw. Free / All ages Danny Shaw Bio: Guitarist/singer songwriter out of Salem, Oregon. From folky pirate rock to acoustic hip hop, I try to touch down on all genres feasible with a guitar and a singing voice.

9

Thu
Venti's South
7:00PM-9:00PM
Live music at Venti's downtown, every Thursday! Join us for an intimate solo acoustic performance with Danny Shaw. Free / All ages Danny Shaw Bio: Guitarist/singer songwriter out of Salem, Oregon. From folky pirate rock to acoustic hip hop, I try to touch down on all genres feasible with a guitar and a singing voice.

10

Fri
Venti's South
7:00PM-10:00PM
Live instrumental jazz every 2nd and 4th Friday. Free. All ages.

11

Sat
Venti's Downtown
8:00PM-11:00PM
21+ / FREE "The Uncommon Denominators" are Bob Beck (Bass and Vocals), Darcy Wallace (Drums and Vocals), and Lynn Knight (Guitar and Vocals). Playing a variety of Classic Soul, Rock, Pop and Funk. It is not "Uncommon" to find featured guest from the Willamette Valley joining in for your entertainment enjoyment. Come out and dance!

11

Sat
Venti's South
8:00PM-11:00PM
21+ / FREE "The Uncommon Denominators" are Bob Beck (Bass and Vocals), Darcy Wallace (Drums and Vocals), and Lynn Knight (Guitar and Vocals). Playing a variety of Classic Soul, Rock, Pop and Funk. It is not "Uncommon" to find featured guest from the Willamette Valley joining in for your entertainment enjoyment. Come out and dance!

16

Thu
Venti's Downtown
7:00PM-9:00PM
Third Thursdays w/Elvicious Cash "Sing for your Supper" Join me for an evening with some of Salem's finest singer/songwriters Mar 16th Brē Paletta April 20th Michael Taylor May 18th Alex Curtis Jun 15th Gary Burford & Randy Flook Jul 20th IT'S MY BIRTHDAY!

16

Thu
Venti's South
7:00PM-9:00PM
Third Thursdays w/Elvicious Cash "Sing for your Supper" Join me for an evening with some of Salem's finest singer/songwriters Mar 16th Brē Paletta April 20th Michael Taylor May 18th Alex Curtis Jun 15th Gary Burford & Randy Flook Jul 20th IT'S MY BIRTHDAY!

17

Fri
Venti's South
8:00PM-10:00PM
FREE • All ages 'til 9P Rascal Martinez Bio: Hailing from a small Midwest village in Nebraska, young Rascal Martinez began playing music at a young age. Rascal began his multi-instrumentalist career in the family basement, learning guitar and drums and playing alongside his older brother. Throughout school, Rascal continued to develop his craft and began writing his own music, which channels ...

17

Fri
Venti's Downtown
8:00PM-10:00PM
FREE • All ages 'til 9P Rascal Martinez Bio: Hailing from a small Midwest village in Nebraska, young Rascal Martinez began playing music at a young age. Rascal began his multi-instrumentalist career in the family basement, learning guitar and drums and playing alongside his older brother. Throughout school, Rascal continued to develop his craft and began writing his own music, which channels ...

18

Sat
Venti's South
8:00PM-11:00PM
21+ / FREE Join us for a night of rock and roll, retro vibes abundant! Brotherman (PDX) - 9p The Eric Lovre Band (Salem) - 10:30p

18

Sat
Venti's Downtown
8:00PM-11:00PM
21+ / FREE Join us for a night of rock and roll, retro vibes abundant! Brotherman (PDX) - 9p The Eric Lovre Band (Salem) - 10:30p

23

Thu
Venti's South
7:00PM-11:59PM
Chris Jones, Salem Oregon's okayest guitarist and singer, has been playing for over ten years contrary to popular belief. Has a vast majority of original tunes but likes everyone else's music too much to play his own. Chris Jones will be taking over Venti's downtown for the entire weekend! Thurs, March 23: Join us for an intimate solo acoustic performance with Chris Jones. 7-9. Free / All age...

23

Thu
Venti's Downtown
7:00PM-11:59PM
Chris Jones, Salem Oregon's okayest guitarist and singer, has been playing for over ten years contrary to popular belief. Has a vast majority of original tunes but likes everyone else's music too much to play his own. Chris Jones will be taking over Venti's downtown for the entire weekend! Thurs, March 23: Join us for an intimate solo acoustic performance with Chris Jones. 7-9. Free / All age...

24

Fri
Venti's South
6:00PM-8:00PM
Firestone Walker Brewing (Paso Robles, CA) will be featured at Venti's Downtown. Meet Firestone Walker, win swag, drink beer!

24

Fri
Venti's Downtown
6:00PM-8:00PM
Firestone Walker Brewing (Paso Robles, CA) will be featured at Venti's Downtown. Meet Firestone Walker, win swag, drink beer!

30

Thu
Venti's Downtown
7:00PM-9:00PM
Live music at Venti's downtown, every Thursday! Join us for an intimate solo acoustic performance with Rich McCloud. Free / All ages www.RichMcCloud.com Rich McCloud Music Bio: Rich McCloud is a prolific songwriter and performer from Florida that combines soul, hip-hop, pop, and a fiery spirit to bring a vibrant sound and relatable rhymes/lyrics to music lovers. His music sounds like a combi...

30

Thu
Venti's South
7:00PM-9:00PM
Live music at Venti's downtown, every Thursday! Join us for an intimate solo acoustic performance with Rich McCloud. Free / All ages www.RichMcCloud.com Rich McCloud Music Bio: Rich McCloud is a prolific songwriter and performer from Florida that combines soul, hip-hop, pop, and a fiery spirit to bring a vibrant sound and relatable rhymes/lyrics to music lovers. His music sounds like a combi...

31

Fri
Venti's South
8:00PM-11:00PM
21+ / FREE FORTUNE'S FOLLY: Fortune's Folly is a 4-piece high energy dance rock band from Eugene, Oregon! https://youtu.be/nAbT7Lb9JLk

31

Fri
Venti's Downtown
8:00PM-11:00PM
21+ / FREE FORTUNE'S FOLLY: Fortune's Folly is a 4-piece high energy dance rock band from Eugene, Oregon! https://youtu.be/nAbT7Lb9JLk

1

Sat
Venti's Downtown
8:00PM
Rock Candi will be rockin' at Venti's (for reals), hope you can join us. The girls will be playing classics from Led Zeppelin, Aerosmith, Joan Jett, Queen, Pat Benetar, Van Halen, the Scorpions, Pink, AC/DC, so many favorite rock tunes. No joke. No cover. 8:00 pm-11:00pm

6

Thu
Venti's Downtown
7:00PM-9:00PM
Live music at Venti's downtown, every Thursday! Join us for an intimate solo acoustic performance with Gabriel Cox. Free / All ages www.GabrielCoxMusic.com Gabriel Cox Bio: Gabriel Cox is a true singer songwriter at heart. This multi-talented artist is creating his own fresh, innovative, and quality sound that you will love. His music blends elements of blues, rock, funk, and soul, that come...

7

Fri
Venti's Downtown
7:00PM-11:00PM
Venti's is Salem's home of the Samuel Smith Salute! We will be celebrating the prominent role this iconic British brewery has played in the US craft beer revolution. In the same spirit, there will be live music at 8pm, with an All-Star lineup celebrating the Music of the 1960s British Invasion!

8

Sat
Venti's Downtown
9:00PM-11:00PM
FREE / 21+ Currently based in Portland, Oregon, Elke Robitaille’s songwriting influence has evolved from simplistic folk-rock into a more sophisticatedsound, incorporating elements of Americana, Bluegrass, andAlt-Country, all of which can beheard on In The End(2016) -the fourth studio release from Elke Robitaille. This six-track EP features a dynamic assortment of original songs, showcasing a ...

14

Fri
Venti's Downtown
8:00PM-11:00PM
FREE • 21+ (all ages til 9) Blues/Rock Who is Gary Burford? Check out this article recently featured in Salem Weekly Music! http://salemweeklynews.com/2017/01/get-busy-livin/

15

Sat
Venti's Downtown
8:00PM-11:00PM
21+ / FREE This is a rock show. Salem's best. Slight of Hand - 9p M69's - 10:30p

27

Thu
Venti's Downtown
7:00PM-9:00PM
Live music at Venti's downtown, every Thursday! Join us for an intimate solo acoustic performance with Rich McCloud. Free / All ages www.RichMcCloud.com Rich McCloud Music Bio: Rich McCloud is a prolific songwriter and performer from Florida that combines soul, hip-hop, pop, and a fiery spirit to bring a vibrant sound and relatable rhymes/lyrics to music lovers. His music sounds like a combi...

28

Fri
Venti's South
6:00PM-8:00PM
Hop Valley Brewing (Eugene, OR) will be featured at Venti's South. Meet Hop Valley, win swag, drink beer!

3

Wed
Venti's Downtown
6:00PM-11:30PM
Thank you Hornitos Tequila for being the title sponsor for this years taco crawl. Check out their tequilas online https://www.hornitostequila.com/ Participating Venues: Venti's Downtown, Kraftworks Taphouse, Magoos Sports Bar, Bentley's Grill, Brown's Towne Lounge, Archive Coffee & Bar, Taproot Lounge & Café, The Kitchen on Court Street, The Dehn Bar, Coin Jam, Table508, Night Deposit, Amadeu...

4

Thu
Venti's Downtown
7:00PM-9:00PM
Live music at Venti's downtown, every Thursday! Join us for an intimate solo acoustic performance with Gabriel Cox. Free / All ages www.GabrielCoxMusic.com Gabriel Cox Bio: Gabriel Cox is a true singer songwriter at heart. This multi-talented artist is creating his own fresh, innovative, and quality sound that you will love. His music blends elements of blues, rock, funk, and soul, that come...

5

Fri
Venti's Downtown
9:00PM-11:59PM
Venti's Downtown and Hornitos Tequila presents: ¡Fiesta De Mayo! Featuring: Orquestra Pacifico Tropical (PDX) Special Hornitos Margarita Menu Hornitos Swag and Product Tasting Taco Crawl Specials Prizes Pinata! Taco Crawl Salem: 9pm Live Music - Orquestra Pacifico Tropical: 10pm ($5 cover at the door) http://www.tacocrawlsalem.com/ https://orquestrapacificotropical.bandcamp.com/

12

Fri
Venti's Downtown
9:00PM-11:59PM
$5 at door • 21+ Life During Wartime - Born out of a Love of Talking Heads Music. For Life During Wartime, every performance matters, and, it’s that mantra, that keeps them delivering on the outlandish energy of a Talking Heads performance. Especially that of the epic 1984 concert film, Stop Making Sense, which they consider to be the most brilliant concert film of all time. The pace, theatri...

12

Fri
Venti's South
9:00PM-11:59PM
$5 at door • 21+ Life During Wartime - Born out of a Love of Talking Heads Music. For Life During Wartime, every performance matters, and, it’s that mantra, that keeps them delivering on the outlandish energy of a Talking Heads performance. Especially that of the epic 1984 concert film, Stop Making Sense, which they consider to be the most brilliant concert film of all time. The pace, theatri...

13

Sat
Venti's Downtown
8:00PM-11:00PM
FREE / All ages til 9pm Raised in the sleepy farmland outside of the nation's self-proclaimed weirdest city, Tara Velarde is a captivating combination of class and sass. There is a timelessness and wisdom to her poetic lyrics, often prompting listeners to observe that she is an "old soul"; a simultaneous wryness and flare for the unique add drama and humor that light up the stage with fantasti...

19

Fri
Venti's Downtown
6:00PM-8:00PM
Ninkasi Brewing (Eugene, OR) will be featured at Venti's Downtown. Meet Ninkasi, win swag, drink beer!

25

Thu
Venti's Downtown
7:00PM-11:59PM
Rich McCloud will be taking over Venti's downtown for the entire weekend! Thurs, May 25: Join us for an intimate solo acoustic performance with Rich McCloud. 7-9. Free / All ages Fri, May 26 Rich McCloud Band, 8-11. Free / 21+ Sat, May 27 Rich McCloud Band, 8-11. Free / 21+ www.RichMcCloud.com Rich McCloud Bio: Rich McCloud is a prolific songwriter and performer from Florida that combines ...

6

Thu
Venti's Downtown
7:00PM-9:00PM
FREE • All ages Biography My Girl My Whiskey & Me was named after a song written by Cam Shriver of the Rayado Ruffians. This song represents George's love-at-first-sight experience with bluegrass and the mandolin. We are a progressive bluegrass duo that got it's start in Naples FL. The band has played for a large number of different audiences, from caviar bars, to sports bars, and was recently...

12

Sat
Venti's Downtown
8:00PM-11:00PM
21+ www.GabrielCoxMusic.com Gabriel Cox Bio: Gabriel Cox is a true singer songwriter at heart. This multi-talented artist is creating his own fresh, innovative, and quality sound that you will love. His music blends elements of blues, rock, funk, and soul, that comes straight from the heart of the great Northwest. He made headlines with his first album in early 2014, and he just released his ...

18

Fri
Venti's Downtown
8:00PM-11:00PM
FREE / All ages until 9 New Transit (Boise, ID) is an original "Northwest Rock" band. The band plays original alt/country/rock, influenced by such artists as The Beatles, The Band, Wilco, Grateful Dead, Gram Parsons, Brian Wilson, and the Rolling Stones.

28

Sat
Venti's Downtown
8:00PM-11:00PM
http://www.gharanaworld.com/ The music which defines precise unification of the East & the West resulting in a mindblowing fusion. Touching on the acoustics of Ethnic Instruments with a unique blend of the Guitar & Percussions, it is influenced by the Western Instrumentals & the magical depth of the Indian Ragas. Gharana’s researched work has a diversified taste laden with Bongo-Flute combis, ...

23

Sat
Venti's Downtown
8:00PM-11:00PM
Rich McCloud Band live at Venti's Downtown. Free Show / 21+ www.RichMcCloud.com Rich McCloud Bio: Rich McCloud is a prolific songwriter and performer from Florida that combines soul, hip-hop, pop, and a fiery spirit to bring a vibrant sound and relatable rhymes/lyrics to music lovers. His music sounds like a combination of Tupac, Bob Marley, John Legend, and Nina Simone all rolled into one. ...