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Thursday, Oct. 24

Tom May


Lincoln Hall, Room 75



All ages

May is an American folksinger and storyteller. That’s all I am going to tell you, because that’s all they told me.

Bobby Previte’s Bump
The Fez Ballroom

316 S.W. 11th, 503-221-7262, ext. 41

9 p.m.

$12 student

$14 general ad.


The Creative Music Guild presents a New York composer. Mr. Previte also happens to be quite a talented drummer.

Cabaret Allumage!

Lola’s Room

1332 W. Burnside, 2nd floor, 503-225-0047

8 p.m.

$11 general ad.


Imagine Paris, 1932. Now add jazz dancers, cabaret singers, belly dancers, ringmasters, unicyclists, juggling, live music and acrobatics. Did anyone see “Moulin Rouge”?

Friday, Oct. 25

The Donnas, Campfire Girls, Your Enemies Friend

Crystal Ballroom

1332 W. Burnside, 503-225-5555, ext. 8811

8 p.m.

$10 advance general ad.

All ages

Donnas A, R, F and C may not be as generic as their name suggests. You’ll only know if you check them out.

Saturday, Oct. 26


Roseland Theater

8 N.W. Sixth, 503-224-2038

9 p.m.

$20 general ad.

Dude, it’s GWAR! Only venture into the pit if you are over 5-feet-10. Otherwise, don’t expect to ever make it out.

Plan B, Ninja Tune

B Complex
320 S.E. Second, 503-235-4424

9 p.m.

$15 advance general ad.

All ages

Amon Tobin from Ninja will be playing in this four-DJ line-up. Break out those ninja skills, people.

Pirate Jenny

3728 N.E. Sandy, 503-282-9949

9 p.m

$8 general ad.


Pirate costume party! Called “the best pirate rock band in the world,” Jenny seems to have cornered the market.

My Life With the Thrill Kill Kult, Cherrie Blue, Voodoo

Berbati’s Pan

231 S.W. Ankeny, 503-248-4579

9 p.m.

$16 advance general ad.


Cherrie Blue from the band Lords of Acid plays, while the Kult still tries to make a movie.

Sunday, Oct. 27

Turtle Island String Quartet

Reed College Kaul Auditorium

3203 S.E. Woodstock, 503-725-3307

3 p.m.

$13.50 student (reserved)

$27 general ad. (reserved)

All ages

The Turtle Island String Quartet is back in town to perform “Art of the Groove.” Procrastinating students who arrive at the last minute get in for $5 if seats are available.

On the Road to Carnegie Hall
Lincoln Performance Hall

4 p.m.

$10 general

$6 students

All ages

The PSU Chamber Music Choir is taking a road trip to Carnegie Hall! Come and help them celebrate their incredible achievement.

Monday, Oct. 28

Renaissance Music from Court & Chapel

St. Mary’s Cathedral

1716 N.W. Davis, 503-230-0652

8 p.m.

$15-$38 general ad.

All ages

instruments and play music through the Baroque era. Featuring guest artists Gayle and Phil Neuman.

Tuesday, Oct. 29

Dashboard Confessional, Hot Rod Circuit, Rhett Miller

Crystal Ballroom

1332 W. Burnside, 503-225-5555, ext. 8811

7 p.m.

$15 advance general ad.

All ages

The most emotional of all emo bands! At least, that’s what they want you to think. Get ready to emote, since you probably can’t even get a ticket.

Soloman Burke

Aladdin Theater

3017 S.E. Milwaukie, 503-233-1994

8 p.m.

$23.50 advance general ad.

All ages

Legendary soul singer Burke carries on where Otis Redding and Al Green left off. You’re in for a treat.

Chris Cutler and Thomas Dimuzio


3728 N.E. Sandy, 503-282-9949

10 p.m.

$10 general ad.


A singing astrophysicist and a poetry expert with flashing lights. If you needed something to break you out of your radio stupor, you’ve got it.

Wednesday, Oct. 30

Ryan Adams, Tegan & Sarah

Roseland Theater
8 N.W. Sixth, 503-224-2038

Adams’ (Ryan, not Bryan) acoustic tour will feature wonderfully quiet T&S. My only advice: Drink coffee before going to this calm show.