Beginning Thursday, the Portland Queer Music Festival is happening all weekend!

The River City Band, Portland Teen Idols, are playing in Laurelhurst Park. Cesar E. Chavez Blvd. & Stark * 9:30 pm * free * all ages

Hard rock from: The Stein Project, Earth Anchor, and Nails Hide Metal Firkin Tavern, 1937 SE 11th Ave * 7 pm * free

“There’s only so much you can accomplish in the basement… ” White Bear Polar Tundra has met their Kickstarter goal, and are playing a free show tonight. EastBurn, 1800 W Burnside * 10 pm * free


Live horns, veteran players, a very-likely sweaty Blue Diamond dance floor— you can’t go wrong with Deep Blue Soul Review. 2016 NE Sandy Blvd * 9 pm – 11:45 pm * ?? 

Ooh— folky and moody, Amanda Richards and the Good Long Whiles is at Laurelthirst Public House. 2958 NE Glisan * 6 pm * free