CALEB KLAUDER AND REEB WILLMS COUNTRY BAND
Original and classic Honky Tonk Country music with fiddle, steel guitar, mandolin, drums, bass and acoustic guitar. Vocal harmonies and a dance beat.
Classic and Original country music from Portland, Oregon, featuring the songwriting of Gabrielle Macrae. Sisters Joanna and Gabrielle Macrae front the band with sibling-tight harmonies while the band brings a distinctively vintage sound to the new and old music they play. Drawing on the traditions of Swing, Rock and Roll, Old Time and Rhythm and Blues, the Waysiders deliver a new brand of classic country all their own. Gabrielle Macrae- acoustic guitar, vocals. Joanna Macrae- vocals. Barry Southern- electric guitar. Patrick Lind- Bass. Don Lawry- drums with guest fiddlers such as Luke Price and Annie Stanninec. Available for shows, parties, weddings, private events.
Gabrielle Macrae / 503-896-4128 / Watch: Will I ever Get Through
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JAMS, SINGING & CLASSES
This class is a real anchor (in a positive way!) of the old time music instruction scene in Portland. For fiddle, banjo, and guitar players who have basic proficiency on their instruments and are ready to begin meeting and playing old time music with others, this class offers the perfect opportunity. Classes meet on Tuesday evenings in 8 week sessions 3 times a year (fall, winter, and spring) at the Pacific Crest Community School in NE Portland in non-pandemic times. On zoom during the pandemic. Check their web site for details. Contact: Maggie Lind
STRING BAND CLASS SLOWJAM
Meets most Sunday afternoons at private homes. We play from 3-5 or 4-6pm. Start times can vary as well as location. This jam plays a specific tune list each week. Ask to be added to the mailing list to receive the address and tune list in advance. Contact: Nola Silverman for more information and to be added to the mailing list.
THE PORTLAND SQUARE DANCE
3rd Sundays, September through May, 7-10PM
(This dance is currently on hold)
The Village Ballroom,
700 NE Dekum St, 503-283-1100
All ages welcome – No dancing experience needed
Admission is on a sliding scale from $7 to $15.
Two bands and two callers for each dance, with the first set running from 7 to 8:30, the second from 8:30 to 10. On most months, one band and one caller will be from out of town. This is a party, folks! For more details about the individual dances please see our Facebook page. The Portland Square Dance is on hiatus until further notice due to the pandemic.
To add your name to our list as a caller, fill out our form here.