Live Music Nightly. Never a cover, always awesome! #RockthePickle
We add to our calendar as bookings are confirmed.
Hollis Peach - Sept 1 @ 8pm
“...the perfect fit for our show and venue. Their music, vibe and connection to the audience was palpable, profound, and a true joy for all"
— Shannon Talbot, Bend Summer Concert Series
James Low - Sept 2 @ 9pm
Raised up in John Day, Oregon. Growed up in New York City. Wised up in Portland. Songwriter, composer and student of music.
Wanderlodge - Sept 3 + 4 @ 8pm
Matt Cadenelli is a longtime Portland musician and member of such bands as The Don of Division Street, Fernando, Brothers & Sister, Dr. Theopolis, Portland Country Underground, and others. Weaving together musical styles from Wilco to Nick Lowe to The Kinks to Neil Young, his sounds feature song-centric, melodious vistas aligned with insightful lyrical musings.
Bryson Evans - Sept 5 @ 8pm
Ben Larsen - Sept 6-8 @ 8pm
Ben Larsen has been a fixture on the Portland music scene for nearly a decade.. Raised in New England (where his first instrument in grade three was the clarinet) and Jakarta, Indonesia, he moved to Portland in 2006 to attend Lewis and Clark College to study jazz guitar, Larsen's musical journey has not been a direct one. After two years studying jazz, he shifted his focus to the mandolin, concentrating on Bach violin sonatas and the choro music of Brazil's early 20th century. After graduating in 2010 with a bachelor's degree in mandolin performance, Larsen began to embed himself in the local folk and bluegrass scene.
Silverlake 66 - Sept 9 + 10 @ 9pm
Silver Lake 66 is the soulful, Americana duo of Maria Francis and Jeff Overbo. Their sound combines tight harmonies, strong duets, and sharp guitar work with colorful Americana songwriting. Their duet style is steeped in classic country, folk, and blues; while their songs are personal and genuine.
McDougall - Sept 11 + 12 @ 8pm
With his imagination often dwelling in the very real places of his past and present, as well as in the possible future, McDougall’s songs may very well seat you by a coffee-can fire in the middle of a dry California river-bed, pull you up onto a freight train in the lush spring-time of the Pacific northwest, raise your voice in hymns with the entire family on a Thanksgiving afternoon, or haste your good-bye to civilization as you know it, as you ramble on with all you possess on your back. Fact, fiction, and a little in between, McDougall carries on the relevant tradition of oral history and folklore, making it a part of everyday life and sharing it with those around him. Inspired by the word of God, his family, friends, fellow workers and fellow travelers met along the way, McDougall wishes to keep to the unwritten rule of using what was left by those before while leaving something of your own for those who will come after.
Wonderly - Sept 13 - 16 @ 8pm
Jim and Ben, making music in paper suits
Lewi Longmire - Sept 17 - 19 @ 8pm
"Mo' Lewi, less problems."- producer/musician Steve Berlin
Lewi Longmire has built a reputation as Portland's multi-instrumentalist "go to guy." In the years since relocating to Portland from Albuquerque, New Mexico, he's been included on shows and recordings by many of the Northwest's finest bands and songwriters. Recently, though, Lewi has taken all the things he learned from working with these fine performers and has been spending his time leading a roots rock/americana band of his own, singing his own original compositions - Lewi Longmire & the Left Coast Roasters.
Pretty Gritty - Sept 20 - 22 @ 8pm
Pretty Gritty is the serendipitous joining of the talents of Blaine Heinonen and Sarah Wolff, both born and raised in Montgomery County, MD. Although they originate from different rock bands, fate brought them together at local “open-mic” nights, where it became evident that they shared an interest in writing and performing songs that mix country, rock, blues, and soul. It’s said that she brings the “pretty” while he brings the “gritty”, combining for an engaging alt-country duo with seducing harmonies and addicting acoustics.
Ben Fisher - Sept 23 @ 9pm
"Charleston casts its line with bright instrumentation and hooks you with the unquantifiable charm of its storytelling."
Pete Krebs - Sept 24 + 25 @ 8pm
Pete Krebs is an independent musician from Portland, Oregon, best known as a member of the punk-pop band Hazel and a [pickled fish] regular with band, the Earnest Lovers. Having already served successful tours in the Northwest punk bands Thrillhammer, Hazel (two albums on Sub Pop records) and the rambunctious bluegrass band Golden Delicious, Pete Krebs has emerged as one of the most consistently engaging contemporary singer-songwriters. Much like his friend and collaborator Elliott Smith, Krebs uses his more rock-oriented roots to drive his intensely introspective songs. Both Krebs and Smith have passed through early periods of extremely stripped down solo recordings to tackling grander ambitions with more sonically dense collaborative works.
Pete Kartsounes - Sept 26 - 29 @ 8pm
Armed with an acoustic or electric guitar, blazing skill, powerful voice, award winning songs and relentless heart, Pete writes music that will move and inspire your soul.
There Is No Mountain - Sept 30 @ 9pm
There Is No Mountain is Kali Giaritta and Matt Harmon making a lot of noise as a duo. Kali and Matt play an intricate, turn-on-a-dime brand of psychedelic pop, with audible influences ranging from ancient folk to modern americana, world music to doom. They walk these lines using a surprisingly small stage setup - acoustic guitar running through distortions and other effects along with a couple standing drums and shakers - and tie everything together with almost-constant vocal harmony.