3017 S.E. Milwaukie Ave.
Enchanting movie house-turned-concert hall features a relaxed vibe, great sound and pizza and beer.
c c Bob Mould: Carnival of Light and Sound, Her Space Holiday, 10:30 p.m. Monday, April 29, $15
231 S.W. Ankeny St.
Portland's definitive rock club in the heart of the bar-hopping zone has something for everyone: a wide range of live music, pool tables, two bars and Mediterranean food.
c c The Trailer Park Honeys, Chris Miller, Lorna Miller, 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 30, $6
3728 N.E. Sandy Blvd.
Cramped with no-fuss folks and laid-back barkeeps, venue puts on live music for
indie fans seven nights a week.
c c Imperial Teen, 9 p.m. Saturday, April 27, $9
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 The Retros, 10 p.m. Friday, April 26, $10-$12
Dante's Caffe Italiano
1 S.W. Third Ave.
Dark. Dangerous. Slinky. This inferno-style cafe and cocktail lounge has an ever-changing roster of live music. It also has an open-flame fire pit near the back. Haughty hotties serve pizza and drinks.
c c Camaro Hair, Bella Fayes, Menomena, 9 p.m. Friday, April 26, $6
527 S.E. Pine St.
Unpretentious all-ages venue-basement caters to the soda pop club. Bring your teen-age brother! Live music plays nearly every night.
c c Polkadot Chokealot, Pinky Swear, The New Shananigans, 9 p.m. Sunday, April 28, $6
31 N.W. First Ave.
Under-the-Burnside Bridge club offers funky beats and DJs spinning everything from down-tempo to a gravity-defying mix of chill-out sounds. Dahlia performs every Tuesday. Live hip-hop jazz and soul every Thursday. Full bar.
c c Connected, Odyssey, 9 p.m. Friday, April 26, $10
1135 S.W. Washington St.
Pull up a couch and join in the stargazing. Sweet drinks, tight jeans and plenty of bling-bling set the scene.
c c Reverend Shinez and the Brown Hornet, 9:30 p.m. Friday, April 26, $5-$10