Open Mic PDX : Mon : Karaoke From Hell

I’m spending a month in Portland, OR and checking out the Open Mic scene. I’ll be posting my experiences here and hopefully some recordings of me playing once I get my bearings.

I’ve visited Dante’s for Karaoke From Hell on a few Monday nights prior to this trip. I would highly recommend this live-band karaoke, whether you intend to sing or not.

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Open Mic PDX : Thur : Ranger Station

I’m spending a month in Portland, OR and checking out the Open Mic scene. I’ll be posting my experiences here and hopefully some recordings of me playing once I get my bearings.

The Ranger Station is a cool bar with indoor and outdoor seating. In addition to booze, the bar menu includes small plates, salads, main dishes and desserts. I had the “Bucker’s Brussels” and they were delicious!

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Open Mic PDX : Tue : Triple Nickel Pub

I’m spending a month in Portland, OR and checking out the Open Mic scene. I’ll be posting my experiences here and hopefully some recordings of me playing once I get my bearings.

After the zero that was Rock Hard PDX (see previous post), I decided to keep the night alive and head over to the “Triple Nickel Pub”. I arrived a bit late into the set, but I think I got a good feel for the Open Mic.

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Open Mic PDX : Tue : Rock Hard PDX

I’m spending a month in Portland, OR and checking out the Open Mic scene. I’ll be posting my experiences here and hopefully some recordings of me playing once I get my bearings.

Well, this will be a short one. “Rock Hard” has changed from a music bar to a strip club. I guess the name might still have worked, but they changed that too… So, nothing to report here. Instead, I went on to the “Triple Nickel Pub”…