Want to add some creativity to your weekend plans? Whether you want to behold some cool local art or find some inspiration for your own, we’ve got you covered. Discover what is happening around you this weekend, no matter where you are in Oregon, with another weekend events roundup, brought to you by Curbside Press.
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The Jack Maybe Project, Jonah Sissoyev, Johnny Franco (21+) - $8
Saturday, Jan. 18th - 8:30 pm to 12 am
Mississippi Pizza Pub - 3552 N Mississippi Ave.
This weekend, head over to the Mississippi Pizza Pub for some great live folk music from The Jack Maybe Project, along with Jonah Sissoyev and Johnny Franco.
Sunday, Jan. 19th - 9 pm
Bunk Bar - 128 NE Russell St.
Music for a cause! The Bunk Bar is hosting a fundraiser for My Voice Music (MVM), a non-profit youth music program. Local bands The Sun Drunks, Bootes Void, Meeping, and special guest BLK + IVY will all be playing for this great fundraising experience. Support the youth and listen to some awesome music.
Videogame Swap Meet 2020 - $5 (Children 12 & Under Free)
Saturday, Jan. 18th - 10 am to 4 pm
DoubleTree Hotel - 1000 NE Multnomah St.
Got old videogames or videogame memorabilia laying around that you no longer want? Well come on down to the 2020 video game swap meet! There will be vendors with games, toys, and all sorts of other collectibles and wares just waiting for you to browse through, if you have coin (or trades).
Mojo Holler Live at Boon’s Treasury
Saturday, Jan. 18th - 8 pm to 11 pm
McMenamins Boon’s Treasury - 888 Liberty St. NE
Do you know what you need? A little indie alt-folk music. Well it just so happens that this weekend Mojo Holler is playing at Boon’s Treasury. If you have never been to Boon’s, it is one of the smaller McMenamins venues, but incredibly charming, which makes the pairing of Boon’s and Mojo Holler even better. Folky music is always best in an intimate setting.
Dead Lee (21+)
Friday, Jan. 17th - 9 pm
The Governor’s Cup Coffee Roasters - 471 Court St. NE
Two things. If you have never been to The Governor’s Cup, you absolutely should. It is such a great coffee place and truly worth visiting. Second, this is going to be such a good show! The Governor’s Cup wrote about the show, “This show is a special one for us here at Gov, as it’s a bit of a homecoming. Dead Lee member Brian Koch used to play shows here as a teen in the 90’s with Eric Earley, both founding members of the wildly successful Blitzen Trapper.”
Ace at The Space
Sunday, Jan. 19th - 7 pm to 10 pm
The Space Concert Club - 128 Edgewater St. NW
Another great night of music at The Space! Check out Ace Stardust, Skeleton Boy, and special guest The Berated. This show will be a rockin’ good time.
Fifth Annual Brews, Blues, & Chowder
Jan. 16th through Jan. 19th - 11 am
Beergarden - 291 W 8th Ave.
Honestly, just thinking of this event is making us all hungry. The fifth annual Brews, Blues, & Chowder Festival is here! If you are a chowder fan, enjoyer of beer, or blues lover, you need to get this event on your to-do list.
The Woolen Men, DOINK!
Friday, Jan. 17th - 9 pm to 11:30 pm
Sam Bond’s Garage - 407 Blair Boulevard
Portland band The Woolen Men, and Eugene-based band DOINK! will be starting the weekend off right with some rocking and rolling at Sam Bond’s Garage. Don’t forget to wear your party shirt.
Moodlight Theater Launch Party
Saturday, Jan. 18th - 7 pm
New Zone Gallery - 22 W 7th St.
There is a new theater in Eugene, the Moodlight Theater, and you know what that means: Party! Come down to celebrate with the founders, Dale Light and Rex Moody, to welcome their exciting new business to town.
Fifth Annual Apres Ski concert Series - Free
Friday, Jan. 17th - 6:30 pm
The Commons - 875 NW Brooks St.
Local promotional company Parallel 44 Presents, is bringing Bend the fifth annual Apres Ski Concert Series. This free event will bring a lively, all-ages night of music and entertainment. The Scott Pemberton Band, High Step Society, Polyrhythmics, Hawthorne Roots, and Joytribe will be your chauffeurs as they take you down the road of musical excellence!
The Kronk Men, The Shaky Harlots, Scary Busey - Free
Friday, Jan. 17th - 6 pm
Spoken Moto - 210 SW Industrial Way
Okay let’s first start by saying the names of the bands playing this night are genius and you should go just based on that. The Kronk Men, The Shaky Harlots, and Scary Busey are all playing this free show, and are going to make your weekend infinitely more exciting.
Internal Bleeding Live in Bend - $14 at Door
Sunday, Jan. 19th - 7 pm to 12 am
Third Street Pub - 314 SE 3rd St.
Much like hardened steel, this night of music is going to be metal AF. Precision Metal Booking, along with Coma Booking and Promotions, presents the Corrupting the West Tour, a night of unrelenting metal fury. The headliner, Internal Bleeding, will be accompanied by Logistical Slaughter, Embryonic Devourment, Depulsed, and with local bands Damage Overdose, and Foes. Just from the names alone, you can guess how brutal this show is going to be.
A Taste of Fisherpoetry
Sunday, Jan. 19th - 2 pm to 4 pm
Cannon Beach Library - 131 N Hemlock, Cannon Beach, 97110
Have you ever heard of a fisherpoet? Well, if you haven’t, they are poets who have been inspired by their experiences of a life at sea. The glorious life of seafarers in all of its poetic prose. The fisherpoets include Jon Broderick, Dave Densmore, Geno Leech, Rob Seitz, and Jay Speakman.
Kid Friendly Live Music With “Uncle Roy & The Boys”
Saturday, Jan. 18th - 7 pm to 10 pm
Autobahn 101 - 1512 SE Hwy 101, Lincoln City, 97367
Looking for a family friendly event to get yourself out of the house this weekend? Well, bring the kids down to Autobahn 101 for a night of rock, grunge, blues, country and more from Uncle Roy & The Boys
Ninth Annual Yachats Agate Festival
Jan. 18th through Jan. 19th - 10 am to 4 pm
Yachats Commons, 441 Hwy 101 N, Yachats, 97498
Come out for the ninth annual Yachats Agate Festival and get your mineral on! Let’s be honest, in Oregon it is weird to NOT enjoy rocks. We love our rocks and minerals, and most of us have a hard time passing up an agate show. Enjoy an assortment of rocks, fossils, minerals from around the globe, and of course, agates galore! Fun for the whole family.
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