BRASS AND MORE CONCERT – Encore Brass plays a variety of music written or arranged for brass ensembles. Felix Lilly, Musician in Residence, performs selections from J.S. Bach on the organ at Colonial Heights Presbyterian Church, 2828 SE Stephens St. Tuesday, March 8, 7 pm. Accessible for alter-abled people. Church entrance is on the south side. Donations will be accepted for the fundraising concert.
MICHAEL HURLEY AND THE CROAKERS play every third Friday at Laurelthirst Pub’s happy hour form 6 m to 8 pm with Dave Reisch, Lewi Longmire and others. Hurley’s songs, guitar playing and his psychedelic soul yodel are legendary life experiences not to be missed. laurelthirst.com
PORTLAND SINGS! COMMUNITY SING-ALONG – A casual, group-singing opportunity. Sunday, March 20 from 3 -5 pm at TaborSpace, 5441 SE Belmont St.97215. Sing folk, pop, blues, country, soul. Download a free lyric book at PortlandSings.com. Sliding scale $5-10.
ED HAYNES RECORDS A LIVE CD – Friday, March 25 at Café Artichoke’s Friday Night Coffeehouse Songwriter Showcase series. Music begins at 7 pm. Tickets are $5 at the door to benefit Artichoke Music, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization at 3130 SE Hawthorne. www.theedhaynesshow.com.
BUCKMAN ART SALE, MARCH 12 – 13, 10 am – 4 pm. 140+ artists selling original artwork, furniture, toys, jewelry, textiles, paper creations, photography, paintings and ceramic. Plus live music and dance, food carts, children’s art activities and more at Buckman Arts Focus Elementary School, 320 SE 16th Ave.
BYE BYE BIRDIE- THE MUSICAL with live orchestra and a wonderful cast is onstage Friday through Sunday March 4 to 6 and March 11 and 12 at Madison High School, 2735 NE 82nd Ave. in the Hibbard Auditorium. Evening curtain is at 7 pm, Sunday is a 2 pm matinee. Tickets are $8 to $15 and can be purchased at the door or online at www.tinyurl.com/h52ec8r