3017 S.E. Milwaukie Ave.
Enchanting movie house-turned-concert hall features a relaxed vibe, great sound and pizza and beer.
c c Iris Dement, 8 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 2, $16.50-$18
Ash Street Saloon
225 S.W. Ash St.
Anarchists, professionals and bike messengers congregate at rock 'n' roll saloon with live music, full bar and full ashtrays.
c c Nuclear Assault, Crematorium, All That Remains, Anger Management,
8:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 3, $13.50
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 G.B.H., Toxic Narcotic, the Forgotten, the Amazombies, 9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31, $13
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 Dutch Flat, Lazer Hawk, 9 p.m.
Thursday, Feb. 6, $5
626 S.W. Park Ave.
French-style brasserie serves lunch, dinner and, in the evenings, live jazz. Nice touches include black-and-white parquet floors and white butcher paper on the tables for coloring.
c c Tony Pacini, 7:30 p.m. Sunday,
Feb. 2, no cover
6835 S.W. Macadam Ave.
A comfortable hangout for the post-fraternity, middle-management set, this bar features live music six nights a week from Portland notables such as Steve Bradley, Jon Koonce and Brian Berg. Food ranges from an upscale and tasty breakfast to lunch and dinner of the meat-and-potatoes variety.
c c Pale Green Pants, 9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 1, no cover
Dante's Caffe Italiano
1 S.W. Third Ave.
Dark. Dangerous. Slinky. This inferno-style cafe and cocktail lounge hosts an ever-changing roster of live music and has an open-flame fire pit near the back. Haughty hotties serve pizza and drinks.
c c Toshi Reagon, Nicole Campbell,
9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 1, $13
316 S.W. 11th Ave.
503-221-7262, Ext. 41
A Moroccan-tinged mystery den located in the catbird seat above West Burnside Street.
c c The Cali Agents: Planet Asia & Rasco, 9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31, $5
300 N.W. 10th Ave.
The most happening jazz club in Portland hosts regular gigs by Portland's finest: Mel Brown, Thara Memory, Alan Jones and more. Also on offer: Mediterranean food and downstairs hookup scene.
c c Silky, 9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31, $5
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 Panther, the Badger King, Bobby Birdman, Anna Oxygen, 9 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 2, $5
8 N.W. Sixth Ave.
The Roseland offers a full bar and a variety of live music with an emphasis on hip-hop upstairs and roots rock downstairs.
2 Live Crew, Insane Clown Posse, 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 4, $20-$25
125 N.W. Sixth Ave.
This venerable rock club has punk on the jukebox, a full bar and a Greek-inspired lunch and dinner menu available at Fellini's, attached.
c c Division of Laura Lee, the Catheters, Burning Brides, The Out Crowd, 9:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31, $10