My Voice Music (8911 SE Stark)
1:00pm3:00pm Sunday, December 10, 2023

Join us for an afternoon of music and collaboration on December 10th featuring amazing performances from youth artists showing off their musical craft from seven nonprofit organizations!   

MVM has opened up the doors to their annual holiday event at their new music center at SE 89th/Stark to highlight the work of youth served by several organizations and Give!Guide partners amplifying young voices across our community. 

Get to know the organizations at their tables throughout the space while enjoying dynamic performances from young artists pouring their passion into music. Your presence at this event supports the collective effort to empower and uplift young voices throughout our community.

Synth Library Portland will be tabling for hands-on synth fun before, during, and after the showcase performances for all ages and skill levels to play with modular synthesizers and other electronic music equipment.

While there's no admission fee, please consider a suggested donation of $10 through Give!Guide to benefit any or all of the participating organizations. Partners include Friends of Noise, Friends of the Children, Montavilla Jazz, p:ear, Synth Library, XRAY.FM, and My Voice Music, all dedicated to fostering and showcasing the diverse talents of young people.

Dream House (412 NE Beech Street)
6:00pm9:00pm Friday, December 15, 2023

All Ages until 8pm, 21+ after 8pm

Join XRAY DJs, staff and friends for a Holiday Happy Hour at Dream House on Beech Street!

Featuring a live DJ set from the Wayward Girls Soul Club (The 'IN' Crowd, Saturdays 2-3pm) from 6-9pm followed by Dream House's regularly scheduled programming with DJ Kyle Reese (VCR TV, Fridays 12-1am) from 9pm-1am. 

On Air + In Person at Highland Christian Center (7600 NE Glisan St.)
1:00pm4:00pm Monday, January 15, 2024

All Ages // Suggested donation of $5 or 5 cans of non-perishable food items

XRAY will continue our annual live broadcast from the event--more details to come!

World Arts Foundation’s presents the 39th annual tribute to Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. This family-friendly event celebrates Oregon’s African-American community, on stage and through community-building in the event’s Victory Village marketplace. Here’s a link to a historical film documenting the program’s legacy.

This year’s program features: 

  • Speakers Dr. James Mason (Care Oregon), George Hocker (Community Activist), and Lifetime Achievement awardee Ken Boddie (KOIN News)

  • Performances by the MLK All-Star Band directed by Charlie Brown III ft. Andy Stokes, Tahirah Memory, Danielle Barker, and Eli Hardy; KairosPDX Learning Academy

30+ Venues Across Portland
12:00am Friday, February 16, 202411:59pm Saturday, March 2, 2024


Friday, February 16th - Saturday, March 2nd, 2024 

Tickets available Friday, November 17th

GRAMMY® Award Winners Jon Batiste, Dianne Reeves, Nicholas Payton, Bob James, Lee Ritenour, John Patitucci, and Sullivan Fortner take the stage at the 2024 Biamp Portland Jazz Festival

The 2024 Biamp Portland Jazz Festival – Friday, February 16 through Saturday, March 2, includes artists spanning the full breadth of jazz. Artists who are driving the evolution of jazz figure prominently alongside NEA Jazz Masters and GRAMMY® Award-Winners.

The Festival, which takes place across Portland, Oregon for a two-week music extravaganza, features performances by Jon Batiste, Dianne Reeves, Nicholas Payton, Sudan Archives, Bob James, Lee Ritenour, Louis Cole, Shabaka, John Patitucci, Julian Lage, Kamaal Williams, Bassekou Kouyate, Vieux Farka Touré, Theo Croker, Kassa Overall, Melanie Charles, Keyon Harrold, Sullivan Fortner, Mary Halvorson, Yotam Silberstein with Billy Hart, Genevieve Artadi, Corey Harris, Cedric Watson, Carrtoons, Nicole Glover, Nicole McCabe, Hailey Niswanger, Eldon T Jones, and Dan Balmer.

PDX Jazz Executive Director, Chris Doss states "pushing the boundaries and exploring the entire realm of jazz is a key element of the Portland Jazz Festival. Towards this aim, jazz inspired dance makes its Festival debut at the 2024 Portland Jazz Festival with the world premiere of a PDX Jazz commissioned piece, A History of Demise, featuring Shaun Keylock Company with music by Methods Body".

More headline shows and free community events will be announced soon!

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