Music Millennium, 3158 E Burnside, hosts a heapin helpin of New Ears In-Store events in January. Here are a few. See musicmillennium.com for more.
• SHARON JONES & THE DAP-KINGS LISTENING PARTY AND SOUL BRUNCH Sunday, Jan. 5, 3 pm. Be the first to hear their new album, Give the People What They Want. Voodoo Doughnut’s barbecue pulled-pork sandwiches will be served too. Pre-buy the vinyl or CD and get a free 7-inch single.
• COMMUNITY DAY / SONGWRITER CIRCLE Monday, Jan. 6, 7 pm with Thad Beckman, Santi Elijah Holley and Jack McMahon
• PLUG IN STEREO RECORD RELEASE EVENT Tuesday, Jan. 7, 6 pm Plug In Stereo is 18-year-old wunderkind Trevor Dahl, a jack of all trades and multi-instrumentalist with a talent for easy-going and down to earth acoustic melodies.
• EMILY ASHER’S GARDEN PARTY Thursday, Jan. 9, 6 pm A versatile ensemble led by Asher’s trombone and powerful vocals, this band of all-stars from New York City’s early jazz scene performs internationally, drawing on a repertoire from Louis Armstrong’s Hot Fives, Duke Ellington’s melodies and the music of New Orleans brass bands.