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Aladdin Theater

3017 S.E. Milwaukie Ave.

503-233-1904

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.

503-226-0430

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

Berbati's Pan

231 S.W. Ankeny St.

503-248-4579

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

Blackbird

3728 N.E. Sandy Blvd.

503-282-9949

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

Brasserie Montmartre

626 S.W. Park Ave.

503-224-5552

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

Buffalo Gap

6835 S.W. Macadam Ave.

503-244-7111

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.

503-226-6630

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

Fez Ballroom

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

Jimmy Mak's

300 N.W. 10th Ave.

503-295-6542

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

Meow Meow

527 S.E. Pine St.

503-230-2111

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

Roseland

8 N.W. Sixth Ave.

503-219-9929

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

Satyricon

125 N.W. Sixth Ave.

503-243-2380

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