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Saturday, April 22nd, 2017

DJ ANJALI and THE INCREDIBLE KID PRESENT: TROPITAAL– A Desi-Latino Soundclash w/Special Guest MIJO; @ 9:00pm

Take the sultry vibe of the Latin American Tropics, combine with the rhythm of India (“Taal”) and stir into Tropitaal, a Desi/Latino Soundclash where the hottest club sounds from India and Latin America
go head to head in an all-night dance-off of epic proportions. Resident DJs Anjali & The Incredible Kid combine their deep passions and deep crates from across the spectrum of Latin, Indian and Caribbean vibes. (We are not talking Salsa, but Reggaeton, Moombahton,Digital Cumbia, 3Ball Guarachero, Latin Trap, Dembow and more.)
Joining Tropitaal is Global Based co-founder and moombahton master Mijo! Known to drop heavy hitting sets, Mijo will bring a storm of tropical bass that will be sure to shake your bones into a rhythmic groove. Dipping strong into the Latin bass sound, expect an eclectic array of different tempos such as moombahton, dancehall, reggaeton, baile funk, tropical bass and global club. $6

Sunday, April 23rd, 2017

EVERYONE HAS A PP– A BENEFIT FOR PLANNED PARENTHOOD; Doors @ 8, Music @ 9:00pm

Come show your love for Planned Parenthood at The Goodfoot! All proceeds from the night will be donated to the regional and national branches of Planned Parenthood. Dig an all-star lineup including Mimi Naja and Jay Cobb Anderson from Fruition, Fresh Track, Aniana, Joe Cunningham from Blue Cranes, and Boys To Gentlemen.
Dozens of amazing local artists have donated original artwork, so bring your cash! There will be a live painting by Dumplarock, which will be raffled off at the end of the night. The event will be hosted by the one and only Dick Champagne! Great show – Great cause! $10

Monday, April 24th, 2017

Sonic Forum @ 7:00pm

Monday nights are filled with endless possibilities… Join Host Jeff Sechs (Excellent Gentlemen) & Sound Engineer Casey Anderson (The Quick & Easy Boys) for Sonic Forum Open Mic Night. Every Monday we provide musicians and artists (solos, duos, trios, large ensembles, troubadours, accordion driven punk groups, yodeling jugglers, etc.) with a fantastic space to let their talent shine. Play alone or backed by our house musicians. Drum kit, all amps and of course… Sound Engineer provided! Click here for more information. Doors open at 7pm $2

Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

DOVE DRIVER (Free!!!); Doors @ 9, Music @ 10:00pm

DoveDriver is a collaboration between guitarist/producer Teddy Presberg and multi-instrumentalist LeClare Stevenson. Sought after sidemen who use the group to showcase original, experimental songs that mesh funk, jazz, and electro rock. The band grooves hard like a J Dilla beat but melts minds with John Coltrane sheets of sounds via synths and shredding guitars on the top. Presberg is an award-winning composer who writes for advertising, TV and film, but also produces for other artists he admires. He has released records stateside on Ropeadope Records (DJ Logic, Christian McBride, Snarky Puppy, Charlie Hunter and Medeski, Martin, and Wood) and also internationally with Timewarp Records. FREE!!!!

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

HEAD FOR THE HILLS; Doors @ 9, Music @ 10:00pm

Head for the Hills has a simple but continuing dilemma they can’t seem to resolve. Specialists have been hired to no avail and the predicament persists: how does one describe the multifarious music of Head for the Hills? Among the top contenders are catchy turns of phrase like post-bluegrass, progressive string music, modern acoustic noir, and bluegrass bricolage. “On top of modern string music,” (Bluegrass Today), “Cutting edge” (Drew Emmitt) or “Best in Colorado Bluegrass” (Westword Magazine Readers Poll)—those are up there too. Strip away the artful descriptors and you have a forward thinking group of {mostly} acoustic musicians drawing on eclectic influences, tastes and styles. They didn’t grow up immersed in bluegrass music but came to it later in life, with each other. The result is a sound based in bluegrass that reaches into indie rock, jazz, hip hop, world and folk to stitch together fresh songs that bridge the divide between past and future acoustic music.
Head for the Hills—Adam Kinghorn on Guitar and vocals, Joe Lessard on violin and vocals, Matt Loewen on upright bass and vocals and Sam Parks on mandolin — have been bringing their music, whatever you’d like to call it, to audiences from the Telluride Bluegrass Festival to South by Southwest and a multitude of stages in between since 2004. The band has independently issued three studio records and one live, been featured on NPR Ideastream and eTown, co-released a beer with Odell Brewing Company and charted on the CMJ Top 200 (Blue Ruin, 2013 and Head for the Hills, 2010). $12 Advanced tickets here.

Thursday, April 27th, 2017

SNEAKY PETE and THE SECRET WEAPONS, GOLDFOOT; Doors @ 9, Music @ 10:00pm

Sneaky Pete and the Secret Weapons is a collective of musicians channeling original music through a lens of hazy funk and unending groove, all witnessed and interpreted from the peaks and valleys of the Rocky Mountains. With a diverse web of musical inspiration, The Weapons have absorbed sounds from all over: smokey downtown jazz clubs, raucous New Orleans street parades, exotic Latin ballrooms, late-night laser-filled clubs, intergalactic spaceship stages, festivals of love & roses, and so many more! After only three years of touring, SPSW has brought their infectious sound to the edges of the West Coast (playing shows from Seattle to San Diego) and up & down the Rocky Mountains (consistently touring throughout CO, MT, UT, ID, and of course, WY), leaving crowds in excess of 2000 people dancing uncontrollably in their wake. $8

Friday, April 28th, 2017

SOUL STEW with DJ AQUAMAN AND FRIENDS @ 9:00pm

Portland’s longest running DJ Dance Night, Soul Stew delivers deep & delicious cuts of funk, soul, disco & break beats on vinyl 45?s. DJ Aquaman (aka Eric Hedford, former member of The Dandy Warhols and 2014 Oregon Music Hall Of Fame Inductee) joins forces with DJ Brad Vachal and The Soul Mechanic to bring you Soul Stew. $5

Saturday, April 29th, 2017

YAK ATTACK (CD Release); Doors @ 9, Music @ 10:00pm

Yak Attack is a live electronica power trio from Portland Oregon. Founded in 2013, the band has experienced steady growth over the past few years and has been building buzz by touring frequently throughout the Pacific Northwest, California, and the Mountain West. The group’s music is best described as “organic electronica”, using skillful playing, live loops, and tightly constructed songs combined with raw improvisation to build high-energy and uplifting dance music from scratch, where every note is played and recorded live. The band draws on influences from a wide spectrum of electronica, such as house, drum and bass, and breakbeat, along with elements of jam, funk, and jazz. The result is a live show that is musically sophisticated but widely accessible, with a diverse and engaged fanbase that travels to out of town shows and continually returns to see what the band will do in its next live show.
Yak Attack has performed at summer festivals such as Treefort Fest, Joshua Tree Music Festival, Guitarfish, Northwest String Summit, Apple Jam, and Contour Music Festival. The band has also established itself as a strong afterparty band with capacity late night shows following acts such as Phish, String Cheese Incident, and Sound Tribe Sector 9. They have shared the stage with many established or up and coming acts such as Juno What?, TAUK, Turkuaz, The Magic Beans, Break Science, Funk Hunters, YAMN, Fruition, World’s Finest, and Acorn Project. The band continues to ramp up its tour schedule and looks forward to bringing its unique dance party to a venue near you. $10

Monday, May 1st, 2017

URAL THOMAS and THE PAIN; Doors @ 8, Music @ 9:00pm

Join us for our new First Monday Monthly with Ural Thomas and the Pain! Ural Thomas is, and forever will be Portland’s pillar of soul. He started singing beneath his mothers knee in church at the age of 3. By high school he led the doo-wop group the Mono Rays, breaking hearts and taking names at Jefferson High and Irvington Park along the way. Ural’s voice and songwriting soon gained national attention and he found himself sharing the stage with the likes of James Brown, Otis Redding, Johnny Guitar Watson and “Little” Stevie Wonder. He played the Apollo 44 times. He backed the Northwest’s biggest soul and garage outfits of the1960s (The Kingsmen, Paul Revere and the Raiders, Cavaliers Unlimited) and he never for a moment stopped teaching, singing and loving soul music. Now Ural is poised to represent Portland on equal ground with contemporaries like Lee Fields, Sharon Jones and Charles Bradley, all of whom ultimately gained their dues in their golden years. To ensure the legacy he’s backed by a 9 piece band comprised of the some of the most recognizable session and solo players in town. Band leader/drummer Scott Magee (aka Cooky Parker) has arranged a setlist compiled from the gilded age of soul and R&B and Ural originals, all with a sharp focus on moving the dance floor. The foot stomping days of Jump Town, USA have returned and Ural Thomas & the Pain are here to lead the way. $5

Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017

JIMMY RUSSELL’S PARTY CITY 2034 (Free!!); Doors @ 9, Music @ 10:00pm

Time travel from the year 2034, where war has been banished, judgement-free party times of friendship abound, and veteran goodfoot guitarist Jimmy Russell (Quick and Easy Boys) leads a super group of Portland all-stars! Including members of The Quick and Easy Boys, The Excellent Gentlemen, The Liv Warfield Band, Allen Stone Band, Juno What?! and the Ural Thomas Band, Jimmy Russell’s Party City 2034 is a mix of the thriving Portland musician scene. The core of the band includes Jimmy Russell on guitar, Tyrone Hendrix on drums, Jeff Sechs on keys, Andre Zapata on bass, and Moorea Masa on vocals. Special guests can include just about anyone who can play their tail off from Portland’s wonderful musician scene….FREE!!!

Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017

APPLE JAM MUSIC FESTIVAL PRE-PARTY!: w/ BLUE LOTUS and MR. MUSU; Doors @ 9, Music @ 10:00pm

Thursday, May 4th, 2017

TEZETA BAND; Doors @ 9, Music @ 10:00pm

Tezeta Band is the sound of nostalgia and soulful dance music. It is part jazz, part soul and part ancient Ethiopian melodies blended with the R & B music of the 1960’s and 1970’s. It comes from a period when the influential sounds of James Brown, Jackie Mittoo and John Coltrane melted together with Ethiopian tradition in the hot clubs and lounges of Addis Ababa. $6

Friday, May 5th, 2017

FIRST FRIDAY SUPERJAM w/DJ MAGNETO & FRIENDS (9pm); @ 9:00pm

First Friday Superjam means funk, soul, disco & hip hop with DJ Magneto and Friends. Come and join the dance party! $5.

Saturday, May 6th, 2017

THE MAGIC BEANS, STEVE SWATKINS’ POSITIVE AGENDA; Doors @ 9, Music @ 10:00pm

The Magic Beans are band with a passion for music that is as infectious as their songs, both of which have gained them national notoriety in a short time. Much like the taste’s of modern music lovers, the band’s sound isn’t confined to one-genre. The Beans strive to be as inclusive as possible by skirting the lines between many genres within their unique sound. The band’s infectious stage chemistry is very inclusive of the audience, resulting in a close knit fanbase around the group dubbed, “Team Bean”. The group uses no pre-recorded tracks or samples in favor of a more traditional approach to music; original songwriting and continually pushing the envelope are what have set this group apart. Whether you like ballads or bangers, the Beans have something you will enjoy. Seamlessly combining clever songwriting with modern dance music, The Magic Beans strive to be original and expressive in a world where everything’s been done.
The Magic Beans have shared bills and stages with diverse acts like Umphrey’s Mcgee, Disco Biscuits, STS9, Joe Russo’s Almost Dead, The New Mastersounds, The New Deal, Particle, Eliot Lipp, Greensky Bluegrass, Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr., Boombox, Bluetech, EOTO, Split Lip Rayfield, the Motet, GRIZ, Papadosio, Juno What, The Werks and to name a few. $10

Monday, May 8th, 2017

Sonic Forum @ 7:00pm

Monday nights are filled with endless possibilities… Join Host Jeff Sechs (Excellent Gentlemen) & Sound Engineer Casey Anderson (The Quick & Easy Boys) for Sonic Forum Open Mic Night. Every Monday we provide musicians and artists (solos, duos, trios, large ensembles, troubadours, accordion driven punk groups, yodeling jugglers, etc.) with a fantastic space to let their talent shine. Play alone or backed by our house musicians. Drum kit, all amps and of course… Sound Engineer provided! Click here for more information. Doors open at 7pm $2

Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

JIMMY RUSSELL’S PARTY CITY 2034 (Free!!); Doors @ 9, Music @ 10:00pm

Time travel from the year 2034, where war has been banished, judgement-free party times of friendship abound, and veteran goodfoot guitarist Jimmy Russell (Quick and Easy Boys) leads a super group of Portland all-stars! Including members of The Quick and Easy Boys, The Excellent Gentlemen, The Liv Warfield Band, Allen Stone Band, Juno What?! and the Ural Thomas Band, Jimmy Russell’s Party City 2034 is a mix of the thriving Portland musician scene. The core of the band includes Jimmy Russell on guitar, Tyrone Hendrix on drums, Jeff Sechs on keys, Andre Zapata on bass, and Moorea Masa on vocals. Special guests can include just about anyone who can play their tail off from Portland’s wonderful musician scene….FREE!!!

Wednesday, May 10th, 2017

THE RESOLECTRICS, LOWLIGHT; Doors @ 9, Music @ 10:00pm

The Resolectrics at heart are a classic rhythm & blues band. But like the pioneers of rock & roll in the 50′s, 60′s and 70′s, The Resolectrics draw inspiration from many sources in the roots of American music to create an original and soulful blend of rock, classic r&b, and folk. Their ragged-yet-heartfelt harmonies, bluesy riffs and swampy grooves are sure to get you moving. The Resolectrics’ electrifying live performances showcase the group’s dedication to drummer & vocalist, John Becher’s motto: “Less is More. Feel is King.”

Thursday, May 11th, 2017

BRETT McCONNELL’S FUNK and ROSES; Doors @ 9, Music @ 10:00pm

Join Brett McConnell (bassist for Shafty, the Asher Fulero Band, Fresh Track) and friends for the SIXTH annual performance of their powerhouse supergroup: Funk N’ Roses! Funk N’ Roses is a “somewhat funky tribute to Guns N’ Roses” that is comprised of a full rhythm section, a three-piece horn section, and ferocious singer Aniana taking the lead as Axl Rose. FN’R will perform two long sets that will include all of your favorite Guns N’ Roses tunes performed by some of Portland’s finest musicians. This band only performs once a year in Portland, so don’t miss out on this special event!! $7

Friday, May 12th, 2017

SOUL STEW with DJ AQUAMAN AND FRIENDS @ 9:00pm

Portland’s longest running DJ Dance Night, Soul Stew delivers deep & delicious cuts of funk, soul, disco & break beats on vinyl 45?s. DJ Aquaman (aka Eric Hedford, former member of The Dandy Warhols and 2014 Oregon Music Hall Of Fame Inductee) joins forces with DJ Brad Vachal and The Soul Mechanic to bring you Soul Stew. $5

Saturday, May 13th, 2017

GARCIA BIRTHDAY BAND; Doors @ 9, Music @ 10:00pm

Garcia Birthday Band (GBB), is a group of veteran musicians interpreting and celebrating the vast repertoire of the late Jerry Garcia and The Grateful Dead. But this isn’t a “tribute band!” Drawing upon years of individual and shared experience, these players are able to craft and transform these tunes into something fresh and original. Solid chops, tight arrangements and fine harmonies all contribute to the band’s musical travels and explorations of one of the greatest and most diverse songbooks of all time. Always sure to raise the roof and keep the dance floor rocking, the band’s quickly growing fan base finds the community spirit and kind vibes contagious. $10

Monday, May 15th, 2017

Sonic Forum @ 7:00pm

Monday nights are filled with endless possibilities… Join Host Jeff Sechs (Excellent Gentlemen) & Sound Engineer Casey Anderson (The Quick & Easy Boys) for Sonic Forum Open Mic Night. Every Monday we provide musicians and artists (solos, duos, trios, large ensembles, troubadours, accordion driven punk groups, yodeling jugglers, etc.) with a fantastic space to let their talent shine. Play alone or backed by our house musicians. Drum kit, all amps and of course… Sound Engineer provided! Click here for more information. Doors open at 7pm $2

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

JIMMY RUSSELL’S PARTY CITY 2034 (Free!!); Doors @ 9, Music @ 10:00pm

Time travel from the year 2034, where war has been banished, judgement-free party times of friendship abound, and veteran goodfoot guitarist Jimmy Russell (Quick and Easy Boys) leads a super group of Portland all-stars! Including members of The Quick and Easy Boys, The Excellent Gentlemen, The Liv Warfield Band, Allen Stone Band, Juno What?! and the Ural Thomas Band, Jimmy Russell’s Party City 2034 is a mix of the thriving Portland musician scene. The core of the band includes Jimmy Russell on guitar, Tyrone Hendrix on drums, Jeff Sechs on keys, Andre Zapata on bass, and Moorea Masa on vocals. Special guests can include just about anyone who can play their tail off from Portland’s wonderful musician scene….FREE!!!

Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

DOVE DRIVER (Free); Doors @ 9, Music @ 10:00pm

DoveDriver is a collaboration between guitarist/producer Teddy Presberg and multi-instrumentalist LeClare Stevenson. Sought after sidemen who use the group to showcase original, experimental songs that mesh funk, jazz, and electro rock. The band grooves hard like a J Dilla beat but melts minds with John Coltrane sheets of sounds via synths and shredding guitars on the top. Presberg is an award-winning composer who writes for advertising, TV and film, but also produces for other artists he admires. He has released records stateside on Ropeadope Records (DJ Logic, Christian McBride, Snarky Puppy, Charlie Hunter and Medeski, Martin, and Wood) and also internationally with Timewarp Records. Like all Tuesdays at the goodfoot, it’s FREE!!!

Thursday, May 18th, 2017

TAKIMBA and FRIENDS; Doors @ @ 9:00pm

Friday, May 19th, 2017

SOUL STEW with DJ AQUAMAN AND FRIENDS @ 9:00pm

Portland’s longest running DJ Dance Night, Soul Stew delivers deep & delicious cuts of funk, soul, disco & break beats on vinyl 45?s. DJ Aquaman (aka Eric Hedford, former member of The Dandy Warhols and 2014 Oregon Music Hall Of Fame Inductee) joins forces with DJ Brad Vachal and The Soul Mechanic to bring you Soul Stew. $5

Saturday, May 20th, 2017

LIFE DURING WARTIME; Doors @ 9, Music @ 10:00pm

Life During Wartime is a band born out of love, appreciation and enthusiasm for Talking Heads music. In every show they strive to capture the full essence of The Talking Heads performance styles, especially that of the epic 1984 concert film, Stop Making Sense, which they consider to be the most brilliant concert film of all time. The 6-8 piece band is made up of some of the most energetic, dedicated, fun-loving players in the Pacific NW who have been crafting their skills as stage performers and musicians for years. They offer their audiences a true Talking Heads experience: exciting visuals, costuming, signature licks and moves, even stage props! $15

Monday, May 22nd, 2017

Sonic Forum @ 9:00pm

Monday nights are filled with endless possibilities… Join Host Jeff Sechs (Excellent Gentlemen) & Sound Engineer Casey Anderson (The Quick & Easy Boys) for Sonic Forum Open Mic Night. Every Monday we provide musicians and artists (solos, duos, trios, large ensembles, troubadours, accordion driven punk groups, yodeling jugglers, etc.) with a fantastic space to let their talent shine. Play alone or backed by our house musicians. Drum kit, all amps and of course… Sound Engineer provided! Click here for more information. Doors open at 7pm $2

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

JIMMY RUSSELL’S PARTY CITY 2034 (Free!!); Doors @ 9, Music @ 10:00pm

Time travel from the year 2034, where war has been banished, judgement-free party times of friendship abound, and veteran goodfoot guitarist Jimmy Russell (Quick and Easy Boys) leads a super group of Portland all-stars! Including members of The Quick and Easy Boys, The Excellent Gentlemen, The Liv Warfield Band, Allen Stone Band, Juno What?! and the Ural Thomas Band, Jimmy Russell’s Party City 2034 is a mix of the thriving Portland musician scene. The core of the band includes Jimmy Russell on guitar, Tyrone Hendrix on drums, Jeff Sechs on keys, Andre Zapata on bass, and Moorea Masa on vocals. Special guests can include just about anyone who can play their tail off from Portland’s wonderful musician scene….FREE!!!

Wednesday, May 24th, 2017

LA RIVERA; Doors @ 9, Music @ 10:00pm

La Rivera is the pulsing sound of arthouse soul with poppy hooks, soaring harmonies, and thick eclectic grooves. Lead songwriter Joshua Rivera works to bring finely crafted songs with lyrical and conceptual intentionality into a seductive and danceable form. The band is a powerhouse of Portland’s finest: Andrè Zapata ( Party City 2034) on bass, Susan Lucia (Human Ottoman) on drums, Jessica and Alexa Campbell ( Life During Wartime)on backup vocals, Teddy Presberg ( PigWar) on guitar, and special guests! $6

Friday, May 26th, 2017

SOUL STEW with DJ AQUAMAN AND FRIENDS @ 9:00pm

Portland’s longest running DJ Dance Night, Soul Stew delivers deep & delicious cuts of funk, soul, disco & break beats on vinyl 45?s. DJ Aquaman (aka Eric Hedford, former member of The Dandy Warhols and 2014 Oregon Music Hall Of Fame Inductee) joins forces with DJ Brad Vachal and The Soul Mechanic to bring you Soul Stew. $5

Saturday, May 27th, 2017

SHAFTY (Night 1 of 2): Doors @ 9, Music @ 10:00pm

Join us for a special two-night run the is bound to spin your dome! Shafty is the country’s finest Phish tribute band! What began as essentially a goof – a chance to throw down some familiar dancey beats and jam for whoever felt like listening – ultimately lit a spark under the off-the-radar powder keg of Phish fans in the Portland music scene. Brett McConnell (bass) and Rob Sipsky (guitar) spent more time talking about the possibility of putting a Phish tribute together than actually practicing, prior to that first performance at the goodfoot, in February of 2012. Expectations for attendance were moderate at best, yet before the band played the first note, there was a line out the door, culminating in a jam-filled celebration of the music of Phish to an over-capacity crowd! The demand for a repeat was high, and Shafty was born. If there’s a motive, it’s to recreate the energy of a Phish show, with the attitude of playful band-audience interaction at the forefront, sharp musical skill acting as a behind-the-scenes glue to hold it all together.
Over the first year alone, the band played 83 unique songs, ranging from spoken word moments such as Lengthwise, to epic compositions including You Enjoy Myself, Reba, David Bowie, and The Curtain (With), already to multiple sold-out and near sold out audiences. Classic Phish gimmicks are in full force: trampolines, megaphones, choreographed dances, vacuum cleaner solos, instrument switching, and the secret language are alive and well at a Shafty show. $10

Sunday, May 28th, 2017

SHAFTY (Night 2 of 2): Doors @ 9, Music @ 10:00pm

Join us for the second of two stellar nights of music! Shafty is the country’s finest Phish tribute band! What began as essentially a goof – a chance to throw down some familiar dancey beats and jam for whoever felt like listening – ultimately lit a spark under the off-the-radar powder keg of Phish fans in the Portland music scene. Brett McConnell (bass) and Rob Sipsky (guitar) spent more time talking about the possibility of putting a Phish tribute together than actually practicing, prior to that first performance at the goodfoot, in February of 2012. Expectations for attendance were moderate at best, yet before the band played the first note, there was a line out the door, culminating in a jam-filled celebration of the music of Phish to an over-capacity crowd! The demand for a repeat was high, and Shafty was born. If there’s a motive, it’s to recreate the energy of a Phish show, with the attitude of playful band-audience interaction at the forefront, sharp musical skill acting as a behind-the-scenes glue to hold it all together.
Over the first year alone, the band played 83 unique songs, ranging from spoken word moments such as Lengthwise, to epic compositions including You Enjoy Myself, Reba, David Bowie, and The Curtain (With), already to multiple sold-out and near sold out audiences. Classic Phish gimmicks are in full force: trampolines, megaphones, choreographed dances, vacuum cleaner solos, instrument switching, and the secret language are alive and well at a Shafty show. $10

Monday, May 29th, 2017

Sonic Forum @ 7:00pm

Monday nights are filled with endless possibilities… Join Host Jeff Sechs (Excellent Gentlemen) & Sound Engineer Casey Anderson (The Quick & Easy Boys) for Sonic Forum Open Mic Night. Every Monday we provide musicians and artists (solos, duos, trios, large ensembles, troubadours, accordion driven punk groups, yodeling jugglers, etc.) with a fantastic space to let their talent shine. Play alone or backed by our house musicians. Drum kit, all amps and of course… Sound Engineer provided! Click here for more information. Doors open at 7pm $2

Tuesday, May 30th, 2017

JIMMY RUSSELL’S PARTY CITY 2034 (Free!!); Doors @ 9, Music @ 9:00pm

Time travel from the year 2034, where war has been banished, judgement-free party times of friendship abound, and veteran goodfoot guitarist Jimmy Russell (Quick and Easy Boys) leads a super group of Portland all-stars! Including members of The Quick and Easy Boys, The Excellent Gentlemen, The Liv Warfield Band, Allen Stone Band, Juno What?! and the Ural Thomas Band, Jimmy Russell’s Party City 2034 is a mix of the thriving Portland musician scene. The core of the band includes Jimmy Russell on guitar, Tyrone Hendrix on drums, Jeff Sechs on keys, Andre Zapata on bass, and Moorea Masa on vocals. Special guests can include just about anyone who can play their tail off from Portland’s wonderful musician scene….FREE!!!

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

KRIS DEELANE and THE HURT; Doors @ 9, Music @ 10:00pm

Portland’s Old School/New School Soul extravaganza brings you Kris’ originals plus Stax/Motown/Atlantic soul hits and rarities from the 60’s and 70’s. This 9-piece band is led by powerhouse vocalist Kris Deelane, with her dancing backup singers, the Ladyparts, plus a horn section. Come dance! $6

Thursday, June 1st, 2017

FAR OUT WEST; Doors @ 9, Music @ 10:00pm

Formed in October 2016, Far Out West is a Portland based band comprised of well-regarded PDX musicians. The group combines heartfelt songwriting with groovy instrumental endeavors to deliver an energetic brand of rootsy funk. Songwriters Chad Kimbler and Liz Chibucos (The Student Loan Stringband) team up with funk rhythm section Daniel Lee and Forest Carter (Emulator, Giraffe Dodgers). $6

Friday, June 2nd, 2017

FIRST FRIDAY SUPERJAM w/DJ MAGNETO & FRIENDS (9pm); @ 9:00pm

First Friday Superjam means funk, soul, disco & hip hop with DJ Magneto and Friends. Come and join the dance party! $5.

Saturday, June 3rd, 2017

ANDY COE BAND with Special Guest SCOTT LAW; Doors @ 9, @ 10:00pm

Monday, June 5th, 2017

URAL THOMAS and THE PAIN; Doors @ 9, Music @ 10:00pm

Join us for our new First Monday Monthly with Ural Thomas and the Pain! Ural Thomas is, and forever will be Portland’s pillar of soul. He started singing beneath his mothers knee in church at the age of 3. By high school he led the doo-wop group the Mono Rays, breaking hearts and taking names at Jefferson High and Irvington Park along the way. Ural’s voice and songwriting soon gained national attention and he found himself sharing the stage with the likes of James Brown, Otis Redding, Johnny Guitar Watson and “Little” Stevie Wonder. He played the Apollo 44 times. He backed the Northwest’s biggest soul and garage outfits of the1960s (The Kingsmen, Paul Revere and the Raiders, Cavaliers Unlimited) and he never for a moment stopped teaching, singing and loving soul music. Now Ural is poised to represent Portland on equal ground with contemporaries like Lee Fields, Sharon Jones and Charles Bradley, all of whom ultimately gained their dues in their golden years. To ensure the legacy he’s backed by a 9 piece band comprised of the some of the most recognizable session and solo players in town. Band leader/drummer Scott Magee (aka Cooky Parker) has arranged a setlist compiled from the gilded age of soul and R&B and Ural originals, all with a sharp focus on moving the dance floor. The foot stomping days of Jump Town, USA have returned and Ural Thomas & the Pain are here to lead the way. $5

Tuesday, June 6th, 2017

BOYZ II GENTLEMEN (Free): Doors @ 9, Music @ 10:00pm

Members of Portland’s two biggest party bands join forces for an epic show heavy on dance hits from back in the day to the here and now. When the Quick and Easy Boys meet the Excellent Gentlemen you get uncut good times and total Jam City. Come party! Like all Tuesdays here at the goodfoot, it’s free!!!

Wednesday, June 7th, 2017

ASHER FULERO BAND; Doors @ 9, Music @ 10:00pm

Wednesdays in June mean it’s time for an Asher Fulero residency! Pacific NW musician Asher Fulero has been delivering the goods for 17 years in a wide range of stage/studio projects and is known across genres and scenes as a consummate pianist/keyboardist, a prolific and eclectic composer/producer, and a creatively inquisitive musical catalyst. Here, Fulero leads an ultra-tight 5-piece ensemble with a top-shelf groove and a sound that blends classic American radio rock and funk/jazz-fusion with the psychedelic, improvisational bent of the jamband culture. The band bobs and weaves through complex original arrangements as easily as it turns on a dime to rework them into new spaces, keeping the dance floor happy while taking listeners on a familiar-yet-original journey. $6

Thursday, June 8th, 2017

OBJECT HEAVY; Doors @ 9, Music @ 10:00pm

California’s Object Heavy draws from the sound of soul music! Inspired by the parameters of rock, funk, blues, R&B and hip hop, the band features two singers, whose lyrics remind us of a world in need, a world to love, and a place to be free. Their self-titled debut album features Bill Summers, percussionist of Herbie Hancock’s acclaimed “HeadHunters”. DJ Logic shows up on two tracks, and you’ll get to hear the Legendary Fred Wesley (James Brown Band, Parliament) with his signature trombone. Sleep and Zone (Macklemore) of “The Chicharones” and Raashan Ahmad of the “Crown City Rockers” are featured, as well. As a touring outfit they have backed these artists and many other legendary performers and their past goodfoot shows have been serious get downs! $8

Friday, June 9th, 2017

SOUL STEW with DJ AQUAMAN AND FRIENDS @ 9:00pm

Portland’s longest running DJ Dance Night, Soul Stew delivers deep & delicious cuts of funk, soul, disco & break beats on vinyl 45?s. DJ Aquaman (aka Eric Hedford, former member of The Dandy Warhols and 2014 Oregon Music Hall Of Fame Inductee) joins forces with DJ Brad Vachal and The Soul Mechanic to bring you Soul Stew. $5

Saturday, June 10th, 2017

DJ ANJALI and THE INCREDIBLE KID PRESENT: TROPITAAL– A Desi-Latino Soundclash @ 9:00pm

Take the sultry vibe of the Latin American Tropics, combine with the rhythm of India (“Taal”) and stir into Tropitaal, a Desi/Latino Soundclash where the hottest club sounds from India and Latin America
go head to head in an all-night dance-off of epic proportions. Resident DJs Anjali & The Incredible Kid combine their deep passions and deep crates from across the spectrum of Latin, Indian and Caribbean vibes. (We are not talking Salsa, but Reggaeton, Moombahton, Digital Cumbia, 3Ball Guarachero, Latin Trap, Dembow and more.) $5

Monday, June 12th, 2017

Sonic Forum @ 7:00pm

Monday nights are filled with endless possibilities… Join Host Jeff Sechs (Excellent Gentlemen) & Sound Engineer Casey Anderson (The Quick & Easy Boys) for Sonic Forum Open Mic Night. Every Monday we provide musicians and artists (solos, duos, trios, large ensembles, troubadours, accordion driven punk groups, yodeling jugglers, etc.) with a fantastic space to let their talent shine. Play alone or backed by our house musicians. Drum kit, all amps and of course… Sound Engineer provided! Click here for more information. Doors open at 7pm $2

Tuesday, June 13th, 2017

BOYZ II GENTLEMEN (Free): Doors @ 9, Music @ 10:00pm

Members of Portland’s two biggest party bands join forces for an epic show heavy on dance hits from back in the day to the here and now. When the Quick and Easy Boys meet the Excellent Gentlemen you get uncut good times and total Jam City. Come party! Like all Tuesdays here at the goodfoot, it’s free!!!

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017

ASHER FULERO BAND; Doors @ 9, Music @ 10:00pm

Wednesdays in June mean it’s time for an Asher Fulero residency! Pacific NW musician Asher Fulero has been delivering the goods for 17 years in a wide range of stage/studio projects and is known across genres and scenes as a consummate pianist/keyboardist, a prolific and eclectic composer/producer, and a creatively inquisitive musical catalyst. Here, Fulero leads an ultra-tight 5-piece ensemble with a top-shelf groove and a sound that blends classic American radio rock and funk/jazz-fusion with the psychedelic, improvisational bent of the jamband culture. The band bobs and weaves through complex original arrangements as easily as it turns on a dime to rework them into new spaces, keeping the dance floor happy while taking listeners on a familiar-yet-original journey. $6

Friday, June 16th, 2017

SOUL STEW with DJ AQUAMAN AND FRIENDS @ 9:00pm

Portland’s longest running DJ Dance Night, Soul Stew delivers deep & delicious cuts of funk, soul, disco & break beats on vinyl 45?s. DJ Aquaman (aka Eric Hedford, former member of The Dandy Warhols and 2014 Oregon Music Hall Of Fame Inductee) joins forces with DJ Brad Vachal and The Soul Mechanic to bring you Soul Stew. $5

Monday, June 19th, 2017

Sonic Forum @ 7:00pm

Monday nights are filled with endless possibilities… Join Host Jeff Sechs (Excellent Gentlemen) & Sound Engineer Casey Anderson (The Quick & Easy Boys) for Sonic Forum Open Mic Night. Every Monday we provide musicians and artists (solos, duos, trios, large ensembles, troubadours, accordion driven punk groups, yodeling jugglers, etc.) with a fantastic space to let their talent shine. Play alone or backed by our house musicians. Drum kit, all amps and of course… Sound Engineer provided! Click here for more information. Doors open at 7pm $2

Tuesday, June 20th, 2017

BOYZ II GENTLEMEN (Free): Doors @ 9, Music @ 10:00pm

Members of Portland’s two biggest party bands join forces for an epic show heavy on dance hits from back in the day to the here and now. When the Quick and Easy Boys meet the Excellent Gentlemen you get uncut good times and total Jam City. Come party! Like all Tuesdays here at the goodfoot, it’s free!!!

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

GOODFOOT ALL-STARS QUARTET; Doors @ 9, Music @ 10:00pm

Wednesdays in June belong to Asher Fulero this year and for the 3rd installment of his residency he invites The Goodfoot All-Stars Quartet, a band he holds down keyboard duties for! We’re thrilled to welcome Asher, drummer and Oregon Music Hall of Famer, Carlton Jackson, bassist Tye North and guitarist Darvey Santner. Together they build solid, barn-burning jams as they cover funk, soul, rock and even a few cowboy tunes! $6

Friday, June 23rd, 2017

SOUL STEW with DJ AQUAMAN AND FRIENDS @ 9:00pm

Portland’s longest running DJ Dance Night, Soul Stew delivers deep & delicious cuts of funk, soul, disco & break beats on vinyl 45?s. DJ Aquaman (aka Eric Hedford, former member of The Dandy Warhols and 2014 Oregon Music Hall Of Fame Inductee) joins forces with DJ Brad Vachal and The Soul Mechanic to bring you Soul Stew. $5

Saturday, June 24th, 2017

JUJUBA; Doors @ 9, Music @ 10:00pm

13 years and hundreds of shows later, Jujuba continues to whip crowds into a dancing frenzy with their explosive live shows. Led by master talking drummer, Nojeem Lasisi (King Sunny Ade), the ten piece band straddles the line between Afrobeat and juju. A full horn line, rubbery bass and intricate percussion breaks combine to make Jujuba shows a can’t miss good time! $10

Monday, June 26th, 2017

Sonic Forum @ 7:00pm

Monday nights are filled with endless possibilities… Join Host Jeff Sechs (Excellent Gentlemen) & Sound Engineer Casey Anderson (The Quick & Easy Boys) for Sonic Forum Open Mic Night. Every Monday we provide musicians and artists (solos, duos, trios, large ensembles, troubadours, accordion driven punk groups, yodeling jugglers, etc.) with a fantastic space to let their talent shine. Play alone or backed by our house musicians. Drum kit, all amps and of course… Sound Engineer provided! Click here for more information. Doors open at 7pm $2

Tuesday, June 27th, 2017

BOYZ II GENTLEMEN (Free): Doors @ 9, Music @ 10:00pm

Members of Portland’s two biggest party bands join forces for an epic show heavy on dance hits from back in the day to the here and now. When the Quick and Easy Boys meet the Excellent Gentlemen you get uncut good times and total Jam City. Come party! Like all Tuesdays here at the goodfoot, it’s free!!!

Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

ASHER FULERO BAND; Doors @ 9, Music @ 9:00pm

Wednesdays in June mean it’s time for an Asher Fulero residency! Pacific NW musician Asher Fulero has been delivering the goods for 17 years in a wide range of stage/studio projects and is known across genres and scenes as a consummate pianist/keyboardist, a prolific and eclectic composer/producer, and a creatively inquisitive musical catalyst. Here, Fulero leads an ultra-tight 5-piece ensemble with a top-shelf groove and a sound that blends classic American radio rock and funk/jazz-fusion with the psychedelic, improvisational bent of the jamband culture. The band bobs and weaves through complex original arrangements as easily as it turns on a dime to rework them into new spaces, keeping the dance floor happy while taking listeners on a familiar-yet-original journey. $6

Friday, June 30th, 2017

SOUL STEW with DJ AQUAMAN AND FRIENDS @ 9:00pm

Portland’s longest running DJ Dance Night, Soul Stew delivers deep & delicious cuts of funk, soul, disco & break beats on vinyl 45?s. DJ Aquaman (aka Eric Hedford, former member of The Dandy Warhols and 2014 Oregon Music Hall Of Fame Inductee) joins forces with DJ Brad Vachal and The Soul Mechanic to bring you Soul Stew. $5