Ash Street Saloon
225 S.W. Ash St.
A rock 'n' roll saloon where anarchists, professionals and bike messengers congregate. Live music, full bar and full ashtrays.
c c 9:30 p.m. Saturday, March 16, Dead Moon, $7
231 S.W. Ankeny St.
Portland's definitive rock club. This rambling venue in the heart of the bar-hopping zone has something for everyone. Wide range of live music, pool tables and two bars. Mediterranean food.
c c 9 p.m. Friday, March 15, The Romantics, $13.50
3728 N.E. Sandy Blvd.
Live music for indie fans seven nights a week. Cramped with no-fuss folks and laid-back barkeeps.
c c 9 p.m. Saturday, March 16, Office Products, $6
1332 W. Burnside St.
Portland's Disneyland of music venues has two distinct rooms for two different moods and live music almost every night of the week. Lola's Room is small, with an intimate vibe. The Crystal Ballroom is grand, and its dance floor is drenched in the history of bygone days.
c c 8 p.m. Sunday, March 17, The Wailers, B-Side Players, $20
316 S.W. 11th Ave.
503-226-4171, Ext. 41
Enchanting upstairs club located above 11th Avenue with high ceilings and wooden floors.
c c 9 p.m. Saturday, March 16, The Motet, $11
2280 N.W. Thurman St.
Live jam band music for the hippie-country-Celtic crowd every evening except Sunday, with a full bar and dinner menu. Covered, heated patio.
c c 7 p.m. Friday, March 15, Freak Mountain Ramblers, Jackstraw, Spigot, $10
300 N.W. 10th Ave.
The most happening jazz club in Portland. Regular gigs by Portland's finest: Mel Brown, Thara Memory, Alan Jones and more. Mediterranean food and downstairs hookup scene.
c c 9:30 p.m. Friday, March 15, Patrick Lamb, $5
527 S.E. Pine St.
Unpretentious all-ages venue-basement for the soda pop club. Live music nearly every night.
c c 9:30 p.m. Saturday, March 16, The Prids CD Release Party, $6
Mount Tabor Pub
4811 S.E. Hawthorne Blvd.
With a dark rec room vibe, this theater and pub has live music, a variety of beers and pub grub. Separate room for acoustic music.
c c 9 p.m. Friday, March 15, Everton Blender, $13
31 N.W. First Ave.
This under-the-Burnside Bridge club offers funky beats and DJs spinning everything from down-tempo to a gravity-defying mix of chill-out sounds.
c c 9 p.m. Friday, March 15, Christopher Lawrence, Cellsite System, Dave Elliott, $12