August 26 - 27
Project Pabst 2017 at Gov. Tom McCall Waterfront Park

Andy Baio @waxpancake

We all miss the old MusicFestNW, but Project Pabst’s unfocused lineup always includes some gems. Iggy Pop, Father John Misty, Beck, Spoon, Nas, and Die Antwoord headline.

August 29
Donut.js at Code Fellows PDX

Matthew McVickar @matthewmcvickar

We have monthly meet-ups with talks on tech, creativity, community, society, and the wonderful places where those things overlap. Every month we donate our proceeds to a local nonprofit. Come see some…

September 7 - 17
TBA Festival at PICA - The Portland Institute for Contemporary Art

Jim W @jwithy

Always a highlight of the fall, and this year it doesn’t have some other festival (ahem) to contend with.

September 13

Aaron Parecki @aaronpk

It’s more important than ever to have your own place to publish on the web. Have a blog? Want a blog? Are you building your own personal bot? Come on by and join a gathering of people with likeminded …

September 15 - 16
Affect Conf at Eliot Center

Affect is a 2-day indie conf that’s part talks, part group volunteering, and all about the work, design, and culture of social change. [Disclosure: I totally created and run this.]

To see all the a…

September 18 - 19

Code Fellows PDX @CodeFellowsPDX

Code Fellows PDX is excited to host this great event! Sign up soon to get the early bird rate. Diversity scholarships are also available, so check out the details on the website.

“Web Animation 0 …

September 18 - 19
Marketing Loves Sales at Leftbank Annex

Obility @ObilityB2B

Marketing Loves Sales is the only event where marketers can focus entirely on generating, developing, and closing marketing-led opportunities. Generate more revenue, refocus on sales, and learn from o…

September 20

Doors open at 5:30pm, talk starts at 6:00pm.

How can you influence and shift your organization to embrace a more customer-centered focus? This has been a question and a quest for UX professionals f…

September 21
Public Service Broadcasting at Wonder Ballroom

Paul Wright @wrighty

After having first seen them play under the Space Shuttle Enterprise on board USS Intrepid in New York, I’m excited to see Public Service Broadcasting play Portland in a ballroom.

September 25
Japanese Breakfast at Holocene

Andy Baio @waxpancake

I saw Japanese Breakfast open for Mitski last year and was blown away. Her new album is great, and this is a great chance to see a powerful voice in a small venue.

September 28 - 30
Built Up Festival at The Redd

Rick Turoczy @turoczy

Bringing Oregon together to celebrate, support and connect our consumer products ecosystem.

Oregonians are crafters, innovators, and collaborators. We look to redefine product categories and lead …

September 28

Jim W @jwithy

It’s Ben Folds! And he’s encouraging folks to fly paper airplanes to him with their song requests.

October 4

Aaron Parecki @aaronpk

It’s more important than ever to have your own place to publish on the web. Have a blog? Want a blog? Are you building your own personal bot? Come on by and join a gathering of people with likeminded …

October 7
Feist at Revolution Hall

Andy Baio @waxpancake

I was lucky enough to see Feist in a small club on her first tour, and nearly every tour since. Her latest albums are more challenging and less accessible, but no less moving. Excited to see her at Re…

October 14, 2017 - May 20, 2018

Shannon Coffey @shannoncoffey

This exhibition looks super interesting. I’d love to see how LAIKA’s evolved their craft over the years.

October 15
Loudon Wainwright III at Alberta Rose Theater

Andy Baio @waxpancake

Loudon’s one of the most entertaining performers I’ve ever seen, a singer-songwriter who mixes a wry sense of humor with bittersweet songwriting, and often witty commentary on the world around us. Hig…

October 20 - 22
Portland Retro Gaming Expo at Oregon Convention Center

Andy Baio @waxpancake

I go to this every single year, and never regret it. Huge collection of classic arcade, console, and computer games and vendors selling my entire childhood, along with interesting talks and geeky musi…

October 23 - March 23
Depeche Mode at Moda Center at The Rose Quarter

Jenny Secord @jenredstar

October 27
Black Heart Procession at Mississippi Studios

Courtney P.K. @courtneyp

20th anniversary of their first album, which they’ll play from beginning to end.
Doors at 8, show at 9. 21+

November 6
Ted Leo at Revolution Hall

Matt Haughey @mathowie

Touring for the first time in years on his recently Kickstarted album.

November 8

Aaron Parecki @aaronpk

It’s more important than ever to have your own place to publish on the web. Have a blog? Want a blog? Are you building your own personal bot? Come on by and join a gathering of people with likeminded …

November 8

Courtney P.K. @courtneyp

Part of the “Daniel Johnston & Friends: Hi How Are You Tour”! Apparently this is his last tour ever. :(
Special pre-show screening of the “Devil and Daniel Johnston”, too!
Doors at 7, show at 8.

December 6

Aaron Parecki @aaronpk

It’s more important than ever to have your own place to publish on the web. Have a blog? Want a blog? Are you building your own personal bot? Come on by and join a gathering of people with likeminded …

December 8
Billy Joel at Moda Center at The Rose Quarter

Mark Grimes @markgrimes

Have not been to Billy School for over 20 years, it’s time again