Boys without Toys are 4 brothers from Portland. Their sound could be described as Death Cab for Cutie meets the Beatles meets Elliott Smith, with a touch of Green Day and Pink Floyd. They have released 3 albums and are currently working on their 4th. Members are Otniel (20, vocals, bass, guitar), Avinoam (17, vocals, guitar, keyboard), Akiva (14, vocals, drums). and Elisha (7, vocals, bass).
Chuck Masi bluegrass
Thursday August 28th @ 6:00pm
Comedy Debate Club
Wednesday July 30th @ 9:30pm
Two teams with two comics each are presented with an issue to debate. Caitlyn Weierhauser moderates and hosts the event.
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.
Welcome this couple as they make their debut at Mississippi Pizza Pub.
Thursday August 14th @ 6:00pm
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.
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 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.