Know Your Venue

Laurelthirst Public House

For almost 30 years, Laurelthirst Public House has been building a sense of community centered around folk, bluegrass and Americana music in Portland. It’s got the spotlight in this month’s Know Your Venue feature.

Turn! Turn! Turn!

It’s a music-inspired variety shop. Read this month’s Know Your Venue on Turn! Turn! Turn! and brush up on its signature cocktails, periodicals and vinyl.

Bunk Bar

This month’s Know Your Venue feature spotlights Bunk Bar. Read on to learn the history, food and music philosophies and namesake of the “Indie Rock Sandwich Shop.”

Club 21

This month’s featured venue is Club 21, one of Sandy Boulevard’s most cherished dive bars. Read on for more on its history, menu and free punk shows.

Hawthorne Theatre

This month’s Know Your Venue edition features The Hawthorne Theatre and its century-long journey from Masonic Lodge to eclectic, and often all-ages, venue.

The Know

No one quite recalls how The Know got its name, but it’s certainly earned its decade-long reputation as a scrappy, DIY venue on Alberta Street.


In this month’s Know Your Venue: This year marks the 10th anniversary for the sophisticated, yet rustic Rontoms.

The Liquor Store

photo by Ryan Dornfeld Early in 2015 there was a sudden influx of bands posting…

Alberta Street Pub

After finishing a dinner on Alberta Street recently, a friend and I landed in front…

Star Theater

The Star Theater has changed hands several times since it first opened in 1911. It’s…