It’s time to come together (right now) to sing and enjoy your favorite Beatles’ songs.
All Together Now (aka Brothers Dunne and Tom Meyer)provides the lyric sheets, rhythm instruments, and the live music to back you up; you provide your voice and 60′s spirit. In other words, the band plays and you sing your heart out to the best of the Fab Four. BYOBA (bring your own Beatles attire), BYOBA (bring your own British accent), and this is a family event so definitely bring the kids.
Lorna’s Little Kids’ Jamboree is an interactive event for kids, parents, grand-parents, neighbors and friends. The Jamboree is available for venues large or small and is truly a family affair. Simple rhythm instruments, songs, imagination and movement are a part of the music Lorna and her guitar present. The emphasis is on having fun with your kids while playing music together.
New old songs steeped in history, poetry, & ole-time Americana. www.malachigraham.com Malachi Graham channels her Portland matriarchy in new old songs powered by family lore and ole-time Americana. With a voice that is equal parts Loretta Lynn and 1920s chanteuse, Malachi sings of lost teeth, sleepwalkers, great poets, and ill-fitting historical undergarments. She’s also a writer, historian, and cartographer who has lived in Portland, Spain, and Maine.
Mo Phillips is a musician based in Portland, OR, who has released a couple of Americana/Neil Young-like albums for grownups (The Boat, 2004; Homemade, 2006), and Train Beard follows his stylistic leanings, except with kid subjects and lyrics this time ’round. Guitars, harmonica, organ, and the occasional bongo provide the majority of the instrumentation on Train Beard, supplemented by Phillips’ down-to-earth vocals.
Lead by sax player Gabriel (Pakito) Martinez from Costa Rica, Pura Vida Band includes the best musicians in town: Geovanny Perez; Piano, Milko Escalera Vigil; Vocal/Percusion, Bernardo Gomez; Bass, Ronell Aguilera;Trumpet and Jackson Coffey; Percusion.
Quiz Jr.: for Families
Bring your kids down for this family team trivia quiz.
Quizissippi Team Trivia
Wednesdays, 7:00 pm
Ready for “the best trivia on Wednesday nights on Mississippi Avenue?” Grab your friends and head down to Quizissippi for a night of questions, answers, music, movies, pizza, beer and general mayhem. Teams of up to five players compete for cash prizes, and even bottom-scoring teams can take home a gift certificate. From physics to pop culture, there’s a topic for everyone. Check out facebook.com/Quizissippi for upcoming themes and bonus items. New players get bonus points just for showing up! Sign-ups start at 6:30. Quizzing starts at 7:00. Admission is $2/player. Intended for adults.
Songs & Puppets! Red Yarn (Andy Ferguson) is one of Portland’s favorite performers. He gets the kids participating in his shows and his songs draw from the great American songbook of folk music. Adults enjoy him as much as the kids! Join us each week for dinner and a show with Red Yarn! His shows are 5 pm to 6pm every Thursday.
We love rocking your kids’ socks off! Playing gigs and seeing your kids dance like little crazy puppets.
The Toy Trains are a Portland, Oregon band playing rock music for kids and families. We mainly play the music of Dan Zanes, Jack Johnson and Lisa Loeb. We mix this with covers of REM, Tom Waits, The Beatles, and other childhood favorites. We also have a healthy collection of original material we plan on unleashing this coming year.
We are a Portland based gaggle of gals who love to play, sing, and share music. We love exploring a wide range of genres so there’s a little something for everyone! Ukuleles, washtub bass and beautiful harmonies.
Three for Silver are a trio that play riots, drunken rants, crow conversations, heartbeats, and heartbreaks. Three For Silver perform Top 40 music from an alternate universe where the bass banjo is more popular than the electric guitar. We are most probably playing down the street from your house right now. Head over to our YouTube Channel for videos galore.