Events

in Portland


27

Thu
Venti's Downtown
April 27, 7:00p.m. - 9:00p.m.
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...

27

Thu
Venti's South
April 27, 8:00p.m. - 10:00p.m.
Every Thursday hosted by Ronan Baker. Win prizes and enjoy our late night happy hour! Free 21+

28

Fri
Venti's South
April 28, 6:00p.m. - 8:00p.m.
Hop Valley Brewing (Eugene, OR) will be featured at Venti's South. Meet Hop Valley, win swag, drink beer!

28

Fri
Venti's South
April 28, 7:00p.m. - 10:00p.m.
Live instrumental jazz every 2nd and 4th Friday. Free. All ages.

28

Fri
Venti's Downtown
April 28, 8:00p.m. - 11:00p.m.
FREE / All ages til 9 TiedToAGrizzly - 8p Brotherman - 8:45p Percy Lounge - 10p

3

Wed
Venti's Downtown
May 03, 6:00p.m. - 11:30p.m.
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
May 04, 7:00p.m. - 9:00p.m.
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
May 05, 9:00p.m. - 11:59p.m.
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/

6

Sat
Venti's South
May 06, 8:00p.m. - 11:00p.m.
Another great night is in the works! Our raffle will have thousands of dollars in great prizes. And you don't need to be present to win!

12

Fri
Venti's Downtown
May 12, 9:00p.m. - 11:59p.m.
$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
May 12, 9:00p.m. - 11:59p.m.
$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
A Beer at a Time
May 13, 10:00a.m. - 11:00p.m.
Join Greenhaven Landscape Inc. and come out to ABeer Ata Time Taproom for a DOGPAW Vendor Fair, 10 a.m to 4 p.m. and Cash Back All Day to eat, drink and support DOGPAW. On May 13th, from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m., mention that you are supporting DOGPAW Off-leash Parks and ABeer Ata Time Taproom will donate a portion of your total bill to DOGPAW! This is also a great time to get your LUCKY K-9 ME...

13

Sat
Venti's Downtown
May 13, 8:00p.m. - 11:00p.m.
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
May 19, 6:00p.m. - 8:00p.m.
Ninkasi Brewing (Eugene, OR) will be featured at Venti's Downtown. Meet Ninkasi, win swag, drink beer!

25

Thu
Venti's Downtown
May 25, 7:00p.m. - 11:59p.m.
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 ...

1

Thu
Venti's Downtown
June 01, 7:00p.m. - 9:00p.m.
Free / All ages This twenty-one year old Scottish singer-songwriter has been making music on both sides of the Atlantic for as long as anyone who knows her can remember. Her childhood was spent jumping back and forward between Scotland, Ireland, and Oregon, and with music always as a constant, this young musician has been able to craft songs which reflect all the corners of the globe where she...

16

Fri
Venti's Downtown
June 16, 8:00p.m. - 11:00p.m.
FREE / All ages until 9 About Seymour Baker Band: At the core of the band are Mark Seymour on acoustic guitar and vocals and Rex Baker on bass guitar and backing vocals. Their organic sound combines a blend of intricate instrumental interplay and silky smooth vocal harmonies that a provides a new interpretation of songs from the last 60 years. An accomplished songwriter, Mark's origina...

22

Thu
Venti's Downtown
June 22, 7:00p.m. - 9:00p.m.
Free / All ages Joe Kyle is lead singer and guitar player for The Folly, a four piece alt-rock band residing in the Willamette Valley. Drawing on influences of rock, alternative and metal, Joe Kyle combines these elements to create a familiar and dynamic soundscape.

23

Fri
Venti's Downtown
June 23, 8:00p.m. - 11:00p.m.
Free / All ages til 9 Formerly known as "Indigo Boyz", Reverend Shaky and the Part Time Believers have an eclectic setlist of songs that you love but nobody else plays. The song selections range from folk and country to funk, rock, and alternative.

30

Fri
Venti's Downtown
June 30, 8:00p.m. - 11:00p.m.
FREE / All ages til 9 No Plug: 8p Shoring: 9:20p SHORING: Our music is inspired by reclaimed lumber, people who speak the truth, and that perfect cup of coffee. We’re chasing down quality and authenticity, because what else could we possibly do. Write songs from the heart. Play real instruments together, purely for the love of it. Searching for a truer sound. NO PLUG: Inspired by a diverse ...

1

Sat
Venti's Downtown
July 01, 8:00p.m. - 11:00p.m.
Free / All ages til 9 The Sunday Bump is a six piece neo-soul fusion band, dedicated to perfecting their craft and producing dope music for the world to hear. #thesundaybump

6

Thu
Venti's Downtown
July 06, 7:00p.m. - 9:00p.m.
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...

7

Fri
Venti's Downtown
July 07, 8:00p.m. - 11:00p.m.
Free / All ages til 9 Orchards Bio: Orchards is caught somewhere between the golden years of '94 and '04, considering that decade to be of the utmost importance to the majority of it's members formative years, It's no surprise. Orchards has in the past, been known for their electrified string section reigning thunder throughout the pacific northwest. This last year brought a lot of change to t...

14

Fri
Venti's Downtown
July 14, 8:00p.m. - 11:00p.m.
FREE / All ages til 9 WORTH Bohemian Blues Hop “I've been a fan for years now...Christopher Worth has one of those voices that becomes instantly addictive, and this is without a doubt the best thing I've heard from him yet. Meaty material and melodies, on point production with an in the moment spirit. I think this one will get some real notice.” Dave Way (Michael Jackson, Pink, TLC, Macy Gray...

28

Fri
Venti's Downtown
July 28, 8:00p.m. - 11:00p.m.
FREE / All ages til 9 This Years Model is Portland Oregon's exciting new tribute to the music of Elvis Costello and The Attractions/Imposters.

5

Sat
Venti's Downtown
August 05, 9:00p.m. - 11:59p.m.
$5 at the door / 21+ Erotic City Prince Tribute: For the last 20 years, Julian Stefoni has been paying tribute to his purple majesty. Being multi-talented, playing guitar, keyboards, singing and dancing/performing, being backed by some really funky musicians, Erotic City delivers a high energy show that features classic Prince songs from his ultimate collection. Erotic City has performed all o...

11

Fri
Venti's Downtown
August 11, 8:00p.m. - 11:00p.m.
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
August 18, 8:00p.m. - 11:00p.m.
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.

24

Thu
Venti's Downtown
August 24, 7:00p.m. - 9:00p.m.
Free / All ages Sig Paulson's songs are a bit like a walk in a dry Oregon forest, after a rainy winter. The colors and images are sharp and well defined, as are the characters in the songs; it seems that combination of moisture and sunshine bring everything into perspective. Sig's voice is clean and expressive, and he sings with conviction. There are many truths in Paulson's songs,but there is...

28

Sat
Venti's Downtown
October 28, 8:00p.m. - 11:00p.m.
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, ...

22

Fri
Venti's Downtown
December 22, 8:00p.m. - 11:00p.m.
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. ...