Calendar

Mississippi Studios Calendar

July

      
Sat 7/20

Atmospheric Austin 'psychotropic folk' collective making delicate songs rapt with wonder

The Deer

Small Leaks Sink Ships

Johanna Warren

9:00 pm

21 and Over

Sun 7/21

Longtime Portland folk/Americana/soul outfit releasing a new EP

Will West & The Friendly Strangers

Groovy Wallpaper

Kathryn Claire

8:00 pm

21 and Over

Mon 7/22

Songwriter Jason Singer’s whip-smart, dead catchy, fist-pumping rock project

Michigander

Melville

8:00 pm

21 and Over

Tue 7/23

Hard-working, hard-living alt-country/honky-tonk/punk outfit from North Carolina with wild live show

Sarah Shook And The Disarmers

Redwood Son

9:00 pm

21 and Over

Wed 7/24

PDX favorites headline night one of the two-night LP release party for New Move's 'Paradise Hotel'

Aan

Laura Palmer's Death Parade

Michael Finn

9:00 pm

21 and Over

Thu 7/25

Part two of New Move's sprawling release party for the collaborative new 'Paradise Hotel' album

New Move

Tribe Mars

Dan Dan

9:00 pm

21 and Over

Fri 7/26

A release show for the outlaw PDX/North Carolina country project's fifth album, 'Cordelia Elsewhere'

Drunken Prayer

Chuck Westmoreland

Redray Frazier

9:00 pm

21 and Over

Sat 7/27

Expansive and devilishly catchy LA/Nashville/Sweden rock quartet with new music on Nettwerk Records

Grizfolk

Laura Jean Anderson

Olivia Awbrey

9:00 pm

21 and Over

Sun 7/28

Dubliners melding classic and progressive folk forms with tight harmony and compelling storytelling

I Draw Slow

The Horsenecks

8:00 pm

21 and Over

Mon 7/29
Tue 7/30

Tightly wound, powerful indie rock songwriter from Detroit with '90s alt-rock influences

Stef Chura

French Vanilla

Mr. Wrong

8:00 pm

21 and Over

Wed 7/31

Michael Collins' shape-shifting, sonically rich psychedelic pop project with a new LP, 'Raw Honey'

Drugdealer

Donny Benet

9:00 pm

21 and Over

   

August

    
Thu 8/01

Shockingly authentic Portland-based honky-tonk outfit led by influential songwriter/bandleader

Caleb Klauder Band

Miss Lonely Hearts

Jenny Don't & The Spurs

8:00 pm

21 and Over

Fri 8/02

An inventive Olympia/Portland double-header & album release show for Wet Dream's 'Future Nostalgic'

Oh, Rose / Wet Dream

Cry Babe

9:00 pm

21 and Over

Sat 8/03

Heartfelt Southern gothic folk duo with busking roots, touring on new LP 'Weight of a Trigger'

Sold Out: Lost Dog Street Band

Matt Heckler

Casper Allen

9:00 pm

21 and Over

Sun 8/04

Golden-voiced songwriter (and former Chanticleer member) with 2018 LP, 'How High the Moon'

Matt Alber

The Conniptions

8:00 pm

21 and Over

Mon 8/05

LA-via-Seattle writer/podcast host/stand-up with credits on '@midnight' & 'I Think You Should Leave'

Brandon Wardell

8:00 pm

21 and Over

Tue 8/06

Xray.fm presents the acclaimed, fun, emotionally driven pop-punk-adjacent rockers from Seattle

Great Grandpa

Floating Room

On Drugs

8:00 pm

21 and Over

Wed 8/07

Avant-garde UK electronic pop artist (21-year-old songwriter Hannah Rodgers) with new LP on 4AD

Pixx at Polaris Hall

Rosie Tucker

8:00 pm

21 and Over

Emporium Presents the Austin-based storytelling country songwriter

Parker McCollum

8:00 pm

21 and Over

Thu 8/08

Storytelling Texas/Red Dirt country songwriter with an explosive band and 2018 LP, 'Hebert Island'

William Clark Green

Brass Tacks

9:00 pm

21 and Over

Fri 8/09

Tennessee noire-Americana outfit featuring The Everybodyfields' Sam Quinn, with 2018 LP

The Black Lillies

9:00 pm

21 and Over

Sat 8/10

The inventive and hilarious "Lemme Smang It" MC with an explosive live show and new self-help book

Flynt Flossy and Turquoise Jeep

9:00 pm

21 and Over

Sun 8/11

Legendary D.C.-based activist angular dance-punks feat. members of Priests and Downtown Boys

Gauche

Conditioner Disco Group

All Hits

9:00 pm

21 and Over

Mon 8/12
Tue 8/13
Wed 8/14

The husband-and-wife rock/soul duo with a vulnerable, electric live show, co-presented by Pickathon

The War and Treaty

Philippe Bronchtein

9:00 pm

21 and Over

Thu 8/15

Xray.fm presents a $5 Bill with the introspective Portland MC and her recent debut album, 'D.Y.K.E.'

KayelaJ

Quinn

Bocha

9:00 pm

21 and Over

Fri 8/16

"True Orleans" brass purveyor mixing funk, jazz, hip-hop and traditional New Orleans sounds

Shamarr Allen

9:00 pm

21 and Over

Sat 8/17

Emporium Presents the hard-touring men in black playing pitch-perfect tribute to Johnny Cash

Cash'd Out

8:00 pm

21 and Over

Sun 8/18

Acclaimed LA comic/writer/actor and host of the 'Never Seen It' podcast and his show, 'Sports Balls'

Kyle Ayers

8:00 pm

21 and Over

Mon 8/19

Critically acclaimed Lawrence, Kansas-based post-rock/emo act with 2019 Graveface Records LP

The Appleseed Cast

Muscle Worship

Phil Hesh

8:00 pm

21 and Over

Tue 8/20

Hard-rocking, prog/shoegaze-prone Portland act releasing debut LP, 'Ghosts in the Land of Promise'

Pacific Latitudes

Mo Troper & The Mo Troper Band

Kassi Valazza

8:00 pm

21 and Over

Wed 8/21

2 Towns Ciderhouse presents a $5 Bill co-headlined by energetic, genre-smashing PDX friends

Kulululu & Nasalrod

Wave Action

9:00 pm

21 and Over

Thu 8/22

Texas-via-North Carolina blues singer with eclectic tastes and multiple chart-topping releases

Seth Walker

Shovelman

8:00 pm

21 and Over

Fri 8/23

Pickathon and KMHD Jazz Radio present the groundbreaking Chicago jazz drummer/bandleader

Makaya McCraven

9:00 pm

21 and Over

Sat 8/24

Experimental pop songwriter with ambitious and critically acclaimed 2018 LP, 'Deafman Glance'

Ryley Walker at Polaris Hall

Wild Pink

8:00 pm

21 and Over

A stacked bill of heavy/melodic PDX rock standouts and the Drive-By Truckers' keyboardist/songwriter

Eyelids / Jay Gonzalez (Drive-By Truckers)

Jonathan Segel & Victor Krummenacher (Camper Van Beethoven)

9:00 pm

21 and Over

Sun 8/25

Haunting, adventurous South African pop songwriter with both classic and futuristic tendencies

Alice Phoebe Lou

strongboi

8:00 pm

21 and Over

Mon 8/26

Close the Camps: A Benefit Show Series for Immigrant Rights

Quasi

Lake

The Ghost Ease

Choking Kind

8:00 pm

21 and Over

Tue 8/27

Twangy and touching Texas songwriter with lovingly detailed 208 LP, ‘First Flower’

Molly Burch

Jackie Cohen

8:00 pm

21 and Over

Wed 8/28

A $5 Bill featuring the emerging arty and smooth, early-rock-inspired Portland sextet

Martha Stax

Queen Elizabeth

Schaus

9:00 pm

21 and Over

Thu 8/29

Tennessee noire-Americana outfit featuring The Everybodyfields' Sam Quinn, with new LP

Matt Andersen

8:00 pm

21 and Over

Fri 8/30

A brilliant stand-up double-bill with up-and-coming comics from Seattle and Atlanta

Jak Knight & Zack Fox

8:00 pm

21 and Over

A double-header of elevated and educated garage rock bands from Seattle and Portland

The Intelligence / The Lavender Flu at Polaris Hall

8:00 pm

21 and Over

Sat 8/31

Intense and theatrical Aussie art-punks with members of The Drones and High Tension

Tropical Fuck Storm

9:00 pm

21 and Over

September

Sun 9/01
Mon 9/02
Tue 9/03

Critically acclaimed Philadelphia quartet bridging the gap between ambient noise and angular punk

Empath

8:00 pm

21 and Over

Wed 9/04

Emporium Presents a double-header of popular and acclaimed Red Dirt Country songwriters

Stoney LaRue / Wade Bowen

8:00 pm

21 and Over

Thu 9/05

Hair Puller

Dirty Princess

Internet Beef

9:00 pm

21 and Over

Fri 9/06

Beloved esoteric San Francisco songwriter with his own label and new LP, 'Hair Dressers From Heaven'

Sonny and the Sunsets

The Gonks

9:00 pm

21 and Over

Sat 9/07

Hyperliterate Philadelphia-based storytelling indie rock project from Modern Baseball's Tom Ewald

Slaughter Beach, Dog

8:00 pm

21 and Over

Sun 9/08

CDNC Presents the LA-via-Buffalo comic and podcast host

Josh Potter

7:00 pm

21 and Over

Mon 9/09
Tue 9/10

Eccentric/arty Portland faves making shimmering, sci-fichedelic rock for the Captured Tracks imprint

Reptaliens

Marinero

Weeed

8:00 pm

21 and Over

Wed 9/11

Laid-back Florida outfit with reggae, jam and world-music influences

The Hip Abduction

8:00 pm

21 and Over

Thu 9/12

Identical twins playing haunting, intricate storytelling Americana with both depth and wit

The Brother Brothers

8:00 pm

21 and Over

Fri 9/13

Oceanic and melodic Florida hard-rock quartet with new LP, 'Admission,' on Relapse Records

Torche

9:00 pm

21 and Over

Sat 9/14

The Lonesome Billies

Kassi Valazza

9:00 pm

21 and Over

Sun 9/15

UK songwriter with a sparse, haunting and soulful sound

Charlie Cunningham

8:00 pm

21 and Over

Mon 9/16
Tue 9/17
Wed 9/18

Literary New Jersey punks return with intense new concept LP, 'An Obelisk'

Titus Andronicus at Polaris Hall

Control Top

8:00 pm

All Ages

Philadelphia rockers with epic live show, timeless punk/rock sound and new LP, ‘A Distant Call’

Sheer Mag

Tweens

9:00 pm

21 and Over

Thu 9/19
Fri 9/20

Whip-smart stand-up with appearances on 'Modern Family' and 'Parks and Rec,' and a Netflix special

Joe Mande - King Of Content Tour

8:00 pm

21 and Over

JUNO-winning, richly harmonic West Coast pop trio with a big heart and bigger hooks

Said The Whale at Polaris Hall

Melville

8:00 pm

21 and Over

Sat 9/21

Urgent, astute working-class art-punks from Dublin with widely acclaimed new LP, 'Dogrel'

SOLD OUT: Fontaines D.C.

Pottery

9:00 pm

21 and Over

SOLD OUT

Sun 9/22
Mon 9/23

Brazilian psychedelic garage rock shredders known for their brain-blistering live shows

Boogarins at Polaris Hall

Winter

8:00 pm

21 and Over

Acclaimed songwriter & bonafide punk legend with his longtime band on their "Dick Watt Tour 2019"

Mike Watt + The Missingmen

Máscaras

9:00 pm

21 and Over

Tue 9/24

A co-headlined night featuring the PDX jazz/pop/math faves and a new project from AU collaborators

Blue Cranes / Methods Body

8:00 pm

21 and Over

Wed 9/25

A $5 Bill with the intricate, groove-riding Portland rock project with risk-taking 2018 LP, 'Say It'

Sama Dams

Illegal Son

Sheers

9:00 pm

21 and Over

Thu 9/26

Acclaimed veteran rock songwriter with bulletproof discography and Throwing Muses / 50FootWave roots

Kristin Hersh Electric Trio

Fred Abong

8:00 pm

21 and Over

Fri 9/27

Aussie songwriter melding technicolor pop with dreamy shoegaze elements; new LP 'Keepsake' out now

Hatchie

Orchin

9:00 pm

21 and Over

Sat 9/28

Tight Portland punk/rock quartet with epic live show releasing a bruising new LP, 'Can't Tell Me No'

Summer Cannibals

Dreamdecay

Moon Shy

9:00 pm

21 and Over

Sun 9/29

London pop prodigy with alarmingly versatile voice and an uncanny talent for penning perfect hooks

Nilüfer Yanya

8:00 pm

21 and Over

Mon 9/30

Shape-shifting, inventive dance-rock icons with two-decade history and new Warp Records LP, 'Wallop'

!!! (CHK CHK CHK)

9:00 pm

21 and Over

     

October

  
Tue 10/01
Wed 10/02

Gifted Nashville songwriter, Sara Bareilles / Demi Lovato collaborator and 'Enchanted' contributor

Jon McLaughlin

Sawyer

8:00 pm

21 and Over

Thu 10/03

Xray.fm presents the lauded LA songwriter/producer (Father John Misty, Conor Oberst) with 2018 LP

Jonathan Wilson

8:00 pm

21 and Over

Fri 10/04
Sat 10/05

Esoteric and heartfelt Uruguay/NYC songwriter with a deep catalog of brilliant, bilingual songs

Juan Wauters at Polaris Hall

Mope Grooves

8:00 pm

21 and Over

Singular, humorous and heady LA songwriter and electronic pop purveyor with 2018 LP, 'Like a Baby'

Jerry Paper

9:00 pm

21 and Over

Sun 10/06

Acclaimed and ambitious LA-based country songwriter with new Jonathan Wilson-produced LP, 'Sinner'

Leslie Stevens

8:00 pm

21 and Over

Mon 10/07

Explosive, precocious LA rockers with acclaimed debut LP and live show of considerable abandon

Starcrawler

9:00 pm

21 and Over

Tue 10/08
Wed 10/09

Pop-up choir wizards who have collaborated w/ David Byrne, Patti Smith and more—come join the band!

Choir! Choir! Choir!

8:00 pm

21 and Over

Thu 10/10

Majestic, fearless, golden-voiced Kentucky folk singer with new LP co-produced by James Elkington

Joan Shelley

8:00 pm

21 and Over

The imposing Austin soul/funk/rock outfit celebrates 10 years of 'Tell 'Em What Your Name Is!'

Black Joe Lewis and the Honeybears at Polaris Hall

8:00 pm

21 and Over

Fri 10/11

Wildly acclaimed modern jazz guitarist with John Zorn/David Grisman/Nels Cline collaborations

An Evening With the Julian Lage Trio

8:00 pm

21 and Over

LA-via-Seattle comic with gut-busting, thoughtful takes on race, sexuality and more

Solomon Georgio at Polaris Hall

8:00 pm

21 and Over

Sat 10/12
Sun 10/13
Mon 10/14

Solo project of Blonde Redhead's Kazu Makino, with adventurous and sweeping new LP, 'Adult Baby'

KAZU - Adult Baby Tour at Polaris Hall

8:00 pm

21 and Over

Tue 10/15
Wed 10/16

Soulful Nashville folk-country songwriter with deluxe reissue of his beloved 2012 LP, 'Worried Man'

Andrew Combs at Polaris Hall

8:00 pm

21 and Over

Angular Portland punks with urgent 2018 LP 'Mating Surfaces'; Mississippi's 15th anniversary kickoff

Lithics

Sun Foot

Collate

9:00 pm

21 and Over

Thu 10/17
Fri 10/18
Sat 10/19

Critically acclaimed Portland-based orchestral rock project with 2018 LP, 'Offerings'

Sold Out: Typhoon

9:30 pm

21 and Over

Sun 10/20
Mon 10/21
Tue 10/22

Zac Little’s Ohio-based folk-rock institution with 2018 Anti- Records masterpiece, 'Pillar of Na'

Saintseneca at Polaris Hall

8:00 pm

21 and Over

Wed 10/23
Thu 10/24
Fri 10/25

Iconic UK/Netherlands psychedelic project celebrating 40 years of bold experimental jams

The Legendary Pink Dots at Polaris Hall

8:00 pm

21 and Over

Sat 10/26
Sun 10/27

Two of the Northwest's finest, most poetic and revealing songwriters come together

Laura Gibson / Chris Pureka

9:00 pm

21 and Over

Mon 10/28
Tue 10/29
Wed 10/30

A solo appearance from the brilliant Portland songwriter with an acclaimed 2018 Mama Bird LP

Haley Heynderickx Solo Performance

7:00 pm

21 and Over

Swedish noir-tinged, hook-loaded synth-pop project with new self-titled LP

Lust For Youth at Polaris Hall

Patricia Wolf

8:00 pm

21 and Over

A full-band appearance from the brilliant PDX songwriter with an acclaimed 2018 Mama Bird LP

Haley Heynderickx w/ Full Band

9:30 pm

21 and Over

Thu 10/31

R.I.P. CITY Halloween Party with Aussie shape-shifters, LA-via-Portland atmospheric rockers and more

HTRK

Soft Kill

Choir Boy

Physical Wash

8:00 pm

21 and Over

  

November

     
Fri 11/01

Timeless GRAMMY-nominated storytelling country songwriter's 'Sucker For a Good Time' tour

Brent Cobb and Them

Hailey Whitters

9:00 pm

21 and Over

Sat 11/02

Critically lauded UK folk-rock provocateur with playful and deep new LP, 'Human Friend'

Marika Hackman at Polaris Hall

Girl Friday

8:00 pm

21 and Over

Sparkling and sexy Aussie dance-rock troupe pedaling truly expansive, majestic hooks

Miami Horror

9:00 pm

21 and Over

Sun 11/03

Beloved NYC orchestral pop/indie rock big band that has toured with St. Vincent and The National

San Fermin

8:00 pm

21 and Over

Mon 11/04
Tue 11/05

KMHD presents the groovy, soulful project from the influential producer and Tribe Called Quest icon

Ali Shaheed Muhammad and Adrian Younge: The Midnight Hour

Opening Performance Featuring Loren Oden, Angela Muñoz and Jack Waterson

9:00 pm

21 and Over

Wed 11/06
Thu 11/07

A superb collection of jazz and funk superstars from San Francisco, Seattle, Chicago and Brazil

Amendola VS Blades With Cyro Baptista, Skerik & Jeff Parker

6:30 pm

21 and Over

Fri 11/08

Lovably free-spirited throwback psychedelic Aussie combo with 2018 LP, 'Double Rainbow'

The Babe Rainbow at Polaris Hall

8:00 pm

21 and Over

Inventive songwriter and in-demand collaborator (Ty Segall, Thee Oh Sees) with compelling new music

Mikal Cronin

Shannon Lay

9:00 pm

21 and Over

Sat 11/09

Aussie songwriter/Go-Betweens cofounder. "The truest & strangest poet of our generation" —Nick Cave

An Evening With Robert Forster

8:00 pm

21 and Over

Sun 11/10
Mon 11/11
Tue 11/12
Wed 11/13

UK producer/songwriter with Blood Orange & Solange credits, plus extensive work on Robyn's 'Honey'

Kindness

9:00 pm

21 and Over

Thu 11/14
Fri 11/15
Sat 11/16
Sun 11/17
Mon 11/18
Tue 11/19
Wed 11/20
Thu 11/21
Fri 11/22
Sat 11/23
Sun 11/24
Mon 11/25
Tue 11/26
Wed 11/27

Cult-favorite Scottish experimental indie rockers featuring members of Franz Ferdinand

The Yummy Fur

Future Punx

8:00 pm

21 and Over

Thu 11/28
Fri 11/29
Sat 11/30

December

Sun 12/01
Mon 12/02
Tue 12/03
Wed 12/04
Thu 12/05

Iconic jazz guitarist and fast-rising vocalist with a new blues/soul/jazz LP, 'Music!Music!Music!'

Charlie Hunter And Lucy Woodward

8:00 pm

21 and Over

Fri 12/06
Sat 12/07
Sun 12/08
Mon 12/09
Tue 12/10
Wed 12/11
Thu 12/12
Fri 12/13
Sat 12/14

Iranian-born, Socal-raised comic with appearances on MADtv, the film Argo, Comedy Central and more

Amir K

8:00 pm

21 and Over