Artichoke Music’s winter classes begin January 6 for kids and adults. There are instructors for ukelele, blues ukelele, banjo, mandolin, many guitar styles, Irish music, pennywhistle, hammered dulcimer, voice, new chord progressions, songwriting, ear harmony, harmonica and workshops galore.

Learn from patient musician teachers like Leela Grace, Matt Meighan, Richard Columbo, Anne Weiss, Dan Compton, Adrian Martin and many more. Registration is open now and classes fill fast.

Café Artichoke has live music often too. There’s the Songwriter Roundup every other Thursday alternating with Acoustic Village theme nights, Friday Night Coffeehouse, special Saturday concerts and lots more.The store and school is at 3130 SE Hawthorne Blvd. Call 503.232.8845

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