Calendar

Mississippi Studios Calendar

January

   
Wed 1/29
Charming, literate LA bedroom orchestral pop and dreamy/smart Detroit punks

Glass Beach / Dogleg

Internet Beef

Mississippi Studios
Ages 21+
Thu 1/30
Live comedy news podcast with Miles Gray and Jack O’Brien (Cracked.com)

SOLD OUT: The Daily Zeitgeist

Mississippi Studios
Ages 21+
Fri 1/31
Xray.fm presents the energetic Seattle shimmering punk / moody pop trio

Dude York

Kyle Craft (Solo)

On Drugs

Mississippi Studios
Ages 21+
 

February

      
Sat 2/01
The epic Portland spaghetti Western orchestra with a new LP, 'No Justice'

Federale

Plastic Cactus

Polaris Hall
Ages 21+
Iconic Australian storytelling songwriter with a new '90s covers collection

Ben Lee with Special Guest Spring Summer

Mississippi Studios
Ages 21+
Sun 2/02
Imaginative, inventive Queens MC with Aesop Rock collabs & 2019 LP, 'Dusty'

Homeboy Sandman

Quelle Chris

Mic Crenshaw

Mississippi Studios
Ages 21+
Mon 2/03

Closed for a Private Event - Bar Bar Open Normal Hours

Mississippi Studios
Ages 21+
Tue 2/04
Commanding and sensitive Seattle songwriter / Head and the Heart cofounder

Josiah Johnson

Caitlin Jemma

Rebecca Marie Miller

Mississippi Studios
Ages 21+
Wed 2/05
Iconic UK songwriter plays songs spanning his career and celebrating new LP

Lloyd Cole - Rattlesnakes to Guesswork Tour 2020

Polaris Hall
All Ages
Genre-tripping NYC trio playing world-inspired instrumental psychedelic pop

City of the Sun

Kiltro

Mississippi Studios
Ages 21+
Thu 2/06
Pabst Extra presents a $5 Bill w/ the futuristic & warm electro-pop artist

Basil Strawberry

Sheers

Ancient Pools

Mississippi Studios
Ages 21+
Fri 2/07
Emporium Presents the Boston-based Tribute fusion act

An Evening With Pink Talking Fish

Mississippi Studios
Ages 21+
Sat 2/08
Neo-bluegrass jam group with energetic and poignant folk songwriting

Cascade Crescendo

Laney Lou and the Bird Dogs

Polaris Hall
Ages 21+
Transformative husband-wife ambient duo with lush arrangements

CUP Feat. Nels Cline + Yuka C. Honda

Mississippi Studios
Ages 21+
Sun 2/09
Bombastic high-energy rock from LA with epic 2019 LP, ‘The Beast You Are’

Big Business

Via Vale

Mississippi Studios
Ages 21+
Mon 2/10
Tue 2/11
Warm and emotive, harmony-driven folk-pop duo from Austin, Texas

The Wind and The Wave

Mississippi Studios
Ages 21+
Wed 2/12
Eccentric Aussie purveyor of time-traveling pre-war blues, jazz and swing

C.W. Stoneking

Roselit Bone

Mississippi Studios
Ages 21+
Thu 2/13
Virginia-based, sunny indie-rock duo with folky and infectious hooks

Illiterate Light

Shane T

Mississippi Studios
Ages 21+
Fri 2/14
Low Bar Chorale Presents A Valentine’s Day Singalong Tribute to Elton John

Love! Lies! And a Bit of Bleeding!

Mississippi Studios
Ages 21+
Intimate evening of sex-positive storytelling from producer of The Moth

Heaux Stories: Part Deux - Valentine’s Day Showcase

Polaris Hall
Ages 21+
Sat 2/15
Explosive, subversive and melodic Portland rock faves with epic live show

Summer Cannibals

Alien Boy

Polaris Hall
All Ages
Vocalist-turned-comedian transforming pop hits into dramatic ballads

Eliot Glazer's Haunting Renditions

Mississippi Studios
Ages 21+
Sun 2/16
Wisconsin-based, hooky alternative pop outfit with a cult following

The Frogs With Jimmy Flemion And Evan Dando

Slang

Mississippi Studios
Ages 21+
Psychedelic fuzz-metal sisters from Melbourne with heavy new LP, 'Bent'

Stonefield

Hooveriii

Polaris Hall
Ages 21+
Mon 2/17
Tue 2/18
Wed 2/19
Celebrated, Emmy-winning Denver Americana/folk/bluegrass act

Trout Steak Revival

Left Coast Country

Mississippi Studios
Ages 21+
Thu 2/20
Genre-bending, legendary eight-piece roots orchestra with new 2020 LP

Dustbowl Revival

Jared & The Mill

Mississippi Studios
Ages 21+
Fri 2/21
A Texas two-step of energetic, orchestral Americana and soulful blues-rock

Mike and the Moonpies / Quaker City Night Hawks

Polaris Hall
Ages 21+
Reunited PDX electro-pop boy band w/ hits like "Sexy Pants Make You Dance"

Sexy Pants

Internet Beef

Rap Class

Mississippi Studios
Ages 21+
Sat 2/22
Epic, ascendant LA rock act w/ history with Guns N Roses, The Who and more

Dirty Honey - Rolling 7s Tour

The Amazons

Polaris Hall
Ages 21+
Inspirational, working class rock songwriter and band with new LP, 'Kick'

Dave Hause & The Mermaid

Northcote

Mississippi Studios
Ages 21+
Sun 2/23
2020 BIAMP PDX Jazz Festival Presents the silky-voiced Nashville pianist

Kandace Springs with Special Guest Jimmie Herrod

Mississippi Studios
Ages 21+
Mon 2/24
Tue 2/25
Annual post-parade Mississippi Mardi Gras party with live music & revelry

The Mysti Krewe Of Nimbus' Mardi Gras Party Feat. Too Loose Cajun / Zydeco Band

Mississippi Studios
Ages 21+
Wed 2/26
A Makers Makin' It $5 Bill with the PDX synth-driven and self-aware pop act

Siren and the Sea

Blossom

Snugsworth

Mississippi Studios
Ages 21+
Thu 2/27
Delightfully hazy LA indie-rockers with dreamy 2019 LP, 'Actor'

Slow Hollows

Mississippi Studios
Ages 21+
Fri 2/28
Sat 2/29
Inventive power-pop group with members of The Decemberists & Malkmus/Jicks

Eyelids

Talkin' To Johnny

Zebra Hunt

Mississippi Studios
Ages 21+

March

Sun 3/01
Fast-rising LA dream-pop sibling duo with 2019 LP, ‘Pictures of Pictures’

Cones

Polaris Hall
Ages 21+
Witty and cheeky folk-influenced pop songwriting from New Orleans

Carsie Blanton

Jamie Drake

Mississippi Studios
Ages 21+
Mon 3/02
Austin, TX cathartic, mathy folk-pop with shimmering 2019 LP, ‘Mahal Kita’

Hikes

Childspeak

Mississippi Studios
Ages 21+
Tue 3/03
Electronic pop outsiders with new liberation-themed LP, 'The Competition'

Lower Dens

Ami Dang

Mississippi Studios
Ages 21+
Wed 3/04
Brooklyn-based surfy psychedelic rock with 60s vibes and big harmonies

Habibi

Rudy De Anda

Mississippi Studios
Ages 21+
Thu 3/05
Danceable UK post-punk trio with new FatCat Records LP, 'All or Nothing'

Shopping

Automatic

Mope Grooves

Mississippi Studios
Ages 21+
Fri 3/06
Americana songwriter from Nashville with alt-country and rock influences

Michaela Anne

Polaris Hall
Ages 21+

Blackwater Holylight

Abronia

Night Swim

Mississippi Studios
Ages 21+
Sat 3/07
Celebrated Portland psych/garage/surf act with new Tender Loving Empire LP

The Shivas

Polaris Hall
Ages 21+
Powerful, harmony-driven folk-rock wizards with timely new LP, 'Unlovely'

The Ballroom Thieves

Harlequin Gold

Mississippi Studios
Ages 21+
Sun 3/08
Soulful, folk-driven Asheville songwriter with 2020 LP, ‘Best of Luck’

Christopher Paul Stelling

Mississippi Studios
Ages 21+
Mon 3/09
Whip-smart punky pop songwriting from Chicago with new debut LP 'Honeymoon'

MOVED TO ALADDIN THEATER: Beach Bunny

Polaris Hall
All Ages
Tue 3/10
Wed 3/11
Chicago-based emotional realist songwriting project from Owen Ashworth

Advance Base

Claire Cronin

Ruth Gabrus

Mississippi Studios
Ages 21+
Thu 3/12

Casey Neill & The Norway Rats

Mississippi Studios
Ages 21+
Fri 3/13
The Grandaddy frontman playing in an intimate, stripped-down setting

Jason Lytle: An Evening of Acoustic Piano and Guitar (Early Show)

Mississippi Studios
Ages 21+
The Grandaddy frontman playing in an intimate, stripped-down setting

Jason Lytle: An Evening of Acoustic Piano and Guitar (Late Show)

Mississippi Studios
Ages 21+
Sat 3/14
Legendary Chicago experimental folk-rock outfit with new LP, 'Echo Mine'

Califone

Marisa Anderson

Mississippi Studios
Ages 21+
Sun 3/15

Blackbird Blackbird

Mississippi Studios
Ages 21+
Mon 3/16
Tue 3/17
Wed 3/18
Thu 3/19
Mississippi Studios and Pickathon present the soulful, acclaimed songwriter

Frazey Ford

Mississippi Studios
Ages 21+
20th Anniversary Tour from Oklahoma/Texas emotive red-dirt country group

Jason Boland And The Stragglers

Elaina Kay

Polaris Hall
Ages 21+
Fri 3/20
Inventive bluegrass group from Belleville, IL with rock and jazz tendencies

Old Salt Union

Polaris Hall
Ages 21+
Catchy yet contemplative indie alt-pop from Philly with new LP, ‘Safe Sins'

Gladie

Mississippi Studios
Ages 21+
Sat 3/21

Delicate Steve

Mississippi Studios
Ages 21+
Sun 3/22
Mon 3/23
Elusive Ghanian electronic/hip-hop icon playing funky, genre-fluid highlife

Ata Kak

Mississippi Studios
Ages 21+
Tue 3/24
Emporium Presents the Asheville-based bluegrass group with rock tendencies

Town Mountain

Laney Lou and the Bird Dogs

Mississippi Studios
Ages 21+
Wed 3/25
Australian lo-fi jangle rock with dreamy 2019 LP, ‘Basketball Breakups’

Good Morning

Mississippi Studios
Ages 21+
Thu 3/26
Inventive, haunting LA-via-Philly synth-pop songwriter with new 2020 LP

Vita and the Woolf

Mississippi Studios
Ages 21+
Beloved esoteric Bay Area songwriter with James Mercer-produced 2019 LP

Sonny And The Sunsets

Michael Hurley

With Special Guests The Gonks

Polaris Hall
Ages 21+
Fri 3/27
Effervescent electronic party pop from Liverpool with groovy hooks

Stealing Sheep

Mississippi Studios
Ages 21+
Sat 3/28
Clever, catchy indie rock from Boston with 2020 LP and cathartic live show

Vundabar

Great Grandpa

Mississippi Studios
Ages 21+
Radical, genre-transgressive rock outfit from Atlanta with 2020 Matador LP

Algiers

Polaris Hall
Ages 21+
Sun 3/29
Darkly radiant Americana songwriter & GRAMMY-winning Punch Brothers member

An Evening With Caitlin Canty With Noam Pikelny

Polaris Hall
All Ages
Trippy, exuberant and experimental Italian psychedelic pop-rock duo

Dumbo Gets Mad

Sea Moya

Mississippi Studios
Ages 21+
Mon 3/30
Whip-smart and catchy Chicago indie-rockers with 2019 LP, ‘Printer’s Devil’

Ratboys

Ellis

Mississippi Studios
Ages 21+
Energetic, hard-rockin’ honky-tonk group from North Carolina

Sarah Shook And The Disarmers

Polaris Hall
Ages 21+
Tue 3/31
Polyrhythmic, hypnotic cumbia/funk/Afro-disco crew led by Altin Gün drummer

The Mauskovic Dance Band

Orquestra Pacifico Tropical

Mississippi Studios
Ages 21+
Comedian, actor and activist with acclaimed new book ‘Save Yourself’

Cameron Esposito

Polaris Hall
Ages 21+
    

April

   
Wed 4/01
Captivating, dream-pop guitarist & songwriter from Denver with new 2020 LP

Esmé Patterson

Polaris Hall
Ages 21+

Beach Slang

Mississippi Studios
Ages 21+
Thu 4/02
A dynamic double-header of emotive and intimate rock from Philly & Boston

Strange Ranger / Horse Jumper of Love

Polaris Hall
Ages 21+
A double-header of earnest, roots-influenced San Francisco folk favorites

Rainbow Girls / Goodnight, Texas

Mississippi Studios
Ages 21+
Fri 4/03
Adventurous bluegrass band from Wisconsin with energetic live show

Horseshoes And Hand Grenades

Polaris Hall
Ages 21+

An Evening With Steep Canyon Rangers

Mississippi Studios
Ages 21+
Sat 4/04
Precocious Mexican sibling hard rock band w/ viral hits and 'Ellen' love

The Warning

Polaris Hall
Ages 21+
Sun 4/05
Beacon Sound copresents the beloved, intricate Icelandic experimentalists

múm

Mississippi Studios
Ages 21+
Mon 4/06
Tue 4/07
3x Grammy winner with fans in Barack Obama, Gloria Steinem & Elvis Costello

Joe Henry Solo & Acoustic

Mississippi Studios
Ages 21+
Wed 4/08
Ground-breaking blend of psych-rock and Saharan music from Niger, W Africa

Mdou Moctar

Lithics

Mississippi Studios
Ages 21+
Thu 4/09
Fri 4/10

The Third Mind: Introducing Dave Alvin, David Immergluck, Michael Jerome, Victor Krummenacher and featuring Jesse Sykes

Mississippi Studios
Ages 21+
Sat 4/11

Oh, Rose

Polaris Hall
Ages 21+
Chicago psych/prog-rock band w/ new Polyvinyl LP, 'Forward Motion Godyssey'

Post Animal

Mississippi Studios
Ages 21+
Sun 4/12
Mon 4/13

Acid Mothers Temple & The Melting Paraiso U.F.O.

My Education

Mississippi Studios
Ages 21+
Tue 4/14
Nice, Nice, Very Nice 10th Anniversary Tour

Dan Mangan

Mississippi Studios
Ages 21+
Wed 4/15

Ben Watt

Mississippi Studios
Ages 21+
Thu 4/16
Fri 4/17
Sat 4/18
A double-header of immersive roots songwriters from Portland and LA

Marisa Anderson / Tara Jane O'Neil

Polaris Hall
Ages 21+
Toronto-based experimental pop ensemble with new 4AD LP ‘Heavy Light’

U.S. Girls

Mississippi Studios
Ages 21+
Sun 4/19
Mon 4/20
Tue 4/21
Wed 4/22
Thu 4/23
Fri 4/24

Quasi

Mississippi Studios
Ages 21+
Sat 4/25
Influential Seattle folk-rock band with members of Pretty Girls Make Graves

The Cave Singers

Mississippi Studios
Ages 21+
Sun 4/26
Mon 4/27
Tue 4/28
Wed 4/29
Thu 4/30
  

May

     
Fri 5/01
Sat 5/02
Sun 5/03
Mon 5/04
Tue 5/05
Wed 5/06
Thu 5/07
Fri 5/08
Sat 5/09
Sun 5/10
A double-header of inventive rock songwriters from Brooklyn and Canada

Kevin Devine / John K. Samson

Worriers (Solo)

Mississippi Studios
Ages 21+
Mon 5/11
Seattle-based shimmering folk-pop with infectious hooks and harmonies

Ivan & Alyosha

Mississippi Studios
Ages 21+
Tue 5/12
Wed 5/13
Ben Chasny's experimental post-folk project, with a new Drag City LP

Six Organs Of Admittance

Mississippi Studios
Ages 21+
Thu 5/14
Fri 5/15
Grammy-nominated Nashville string trio with new LP, ‘Headlight'

Della Mae

Mississippi Studios
Ages 21+
Sat 5/16

Half Waif

Mississippi Studios
Ages 21+
Sun 5/17
Mon 5/18
Tue 5/19
Wed 5/20
Thu 5/21
Fri 5/22
Eclectic LA-based electronic pop songwriter with jazz and funk influences

Mk.gee

Mississippi Studios
Ages 21+
Sat 5/23
Sun 5/24
Mon 5/25
Tue 5/26
Wed 5/27
Thu 5/28
Fri 5/29
Sat 5/30
Sun 5/31
      

June

 
Mon 6/01
Tue 6/02
Wed 6/03
Thu 6/04
Fri 6/05
Sat 6/06
Sun 6/07
Mon 6/08
Tue 6/09
Wed 6/10
Thu 6/11
Fri 6/12
Sat 6/13
Sun 6/14
Mon 6/15
Tue 6/16
Wed 6/17
Thu 6/18
Fri 6/19
Sat 6/20
Sun 6/21
Mon 6/22
Tue 6/23
Wed 6/24
Thu 6/25
Fri 6/26
Sat 6/27
Sun 6/28
Mon 6/29
Tue 6/30
    

July

   
Wed 7/01
Thu 7/02
Fri 7/03
Sat 7/04
Sun 7/05
Mon 7/06
Tue 7/07
Wed 7/08
Jangle/psych rock cult-faves with Miracle Legion origins, ageless hooks

Polaris (from The Adventures of Pete & Pete)

Mississippi Studios
Ages 21+