Events

in Portland


15

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 Dec 15th Nate Hagen Jan 19th Jamie Lew Harris Feb 16th Sean McLeod Mar 16th Brē Paletta April 20th Michael Taylor May 18th Alex Curtis Jun 15th Gary Burford & Randy Flook Jul 20th IT'S MY BIRTHDAY!

15

Thu
Belmont Station
10:45PM-1:10AM
A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away... Belmont Station closed early for a staff screening of Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens. Now, a year later, the force has guided us to continue upon the same path. So on opening night, we shall not only be closing the bar at 8pm so our staff can make it to the theatre on time, but we will also find our humble Rebel Alliance in the glorious B...

17

Sat
Venti's Downtown
6:00PM-11:00PM
It's time for our annual Deschutes Abyss party at Venti's! This year it is at our new downtown expansion. We will be featuring a FOUR-YEAR VERTICAL tapping of Deschutes Abyss Imperial Stout (2013-2016). Other Deschutes favorites will also be featured. Minors allowed in the restaurant until 9 pm. Abyss tasting begins at 6 pm, and live music by the Junebugs begins at 8 pm!

22

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 Damhansen. Free / All ages Damhansen Bio: Singer/Song writer/Drummer/Guitarist "Kevin Dean Hansen" AKA " Kevin Damm Hansen ", is all about performance....writing and recording is fun but the performance is what he lives for...He has performed for over 40 years with a variety of different ba...

29

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 Dave Wentz. Free / All ages http://davidmwentz.wixsite.com/davewentz/music Dave Wentz Bio: Hi! I'm Dave. I live in the Portland area, write pop-rock songs, and love to hang out with/ play music for people. Since 2008, I've written and recorded 2 full length acoustic-rock albums, and 3 power...

31

Sat
Venti's Downtown
9:00PM-1:00AM
Limited tickets available. Get yours now! ventis.brownpapertickets.com symmetry/symmetry and Salem Bowie Tribute 9 PM. 21+ Bowie costume contest! Tickets: $10 advance, $12 day of show Tickets available online NOW at ventis.brownpapertickets.com Physical tickets are available at both Venti's locations.

31

Sat
Venti's South
9:00PM-1:00AM
Limited tickets available. Get yours now! ventis.brownpapertickets.com symmetry/symmetry and Salem Bowie Tribute 9 PM. 21+ Bowie costume contest! Tickets: $10 advance, $12 day of show Tickets available online NOW at ventis.brownpapertickets.com Physical tickets are available at both Venti's locations.

5

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 Brandon Wells. Free / All ages Brandon Wells Bio: Brandon Wells may be one of Salem’s best kept secrets. Playing acoustic sets, he is a creative singer songwriter born and raised in Salem, Oregon. He brings a rhythmic and organic approach to his shows. A self professed "closet-musician” he...

12

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 Bri Cauz. Free / All ages www.BriCauz.com Bri Cauz Bio: California raised - based in the Pacific Northwest, Bri is a vibrant young woman living out her dream as a full time musician. Over the last 4 years of performing live, Bri has developed a strong fan base & business from the ground ...

21

Sat
Venti's Downtown
8:00PM-11:00PM
21+ / FREE http://www.amandarichards.net/ Amanda Richards Bio: Amanda Richards creates her distinctive alternative country music deftly balanced on the fulcrum between tradition and contemporary rock innovation. It has won the Portland, OR-based singer, songwriter, musician and entertainer an Independent Music Award, six first-round Grammy nominations, critical acclaim, international attenti...

26

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...

27

Fri
Venti's Downtown
8:00PM-11:00PM
http://www.thecolintrio.com/ 21+ / FREE The Colin Trio Bio: The Colin Trio is songwriter Colin Hogan on vocals, guitar, and piano; Brian Link on bass; and Matt Ramsdell on drums and percussion. The Trio combines jazzy, country blues with Southern soul, led by Colin’s sultry vocals. They can also be found as the rhythm section for many other Portland bands. The Trio released Tightening the W...

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...

3

Fri
Venti's Downtown
8:00PM-11:00PM
www.joytribemusic.com FREE / 21+ Joytribe Bio: Is that a hint of AfroBeat? A touch of Reggae in between sultry vocals? You may not be able to label the music, but the funky drums and bass with searing organ make you want to jump for Joy. Throw in horn lines and driving guitar solos all craftfully packaged together in tightly arranged songs, and you have something Tasty. JoyTribe is a collabo...

4

Sat
Venti's Downtown
8:00PM-11:00PM
FREE / 21+ The Sweet Lillies - 9p http://sweetlillies.com/ Brad Parsons - 10:30p http://www.bparsonsmusic.com/

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 Daniel Colbert. Free / All ages Daniel Colbert is a singer-songwriter, and although his songs have been compared to Leonard Cohen and his voice to Johnny Cash, he writes and sings with a personal and authentic style that’s 100% his own.

17

Fri
Venti's Downtown
9:00PM-11:59PM
FREE / 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 over the Un...

23

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...

25

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 ...

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...

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...

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.

11

Sat
Venti's Downtown
8:00PM-11:00PM
21+ / FREE The Uncommon Denominators are an odd number of three musicians, starring a revolving cast of characters bringing you our favorite Motown, rock, funk and soul hits (and originals!)

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 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

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 ...

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. ...