With Labor Day Weekend in sight, there are plenty of fun options for those who want to keep summer going before dealing with back-to-school next week.
The PORTLAND FILM FESTIVAL starts tonight with an Opening Night Party. They'll be closing down NW 21st starting at 6:30pm with acrobatic aerialists, music, directors' Q&A. Festival featuvres independent films from across the US and runs thru 9/1. Get a complete schedule of events at portlandfilmfestival.com
BROTHERS & SISTERS, an Allman Bros Tribute band, will be turning up the guitars at the Doug Fir Lounge Thurs & Friday.
HEART & JASON BONHAM'S LED ZEPPELIN EXPERIENCE at Sleep Country Amph on Friday.
The OREGON STATE FAIR is on in Salem, Join KGON on Friday night and rock with LOVERBOY and REO SPEEDWAGON.
Take the whole family to a baseball game this week...Wed-Fri, the HILLSBORO HOPS play their homefield, with fireworks planned for Friday night.
PLANNING A PARTY OR BBQ?...CELEBRATE THESE BIRTHDAYS WHILE YOU'RE AT IT:
Tues-RUSH guitarist ALEX LIFESON; MOTHER TERESA and LBJ
Sat - SCORPIONS guitarist RUDY SCHENKER; BOB WELCH who had a stint as singer-guitarist in
FLEETWOOD MAC, and one of my all-time favorites, VAN MORRISON
Sun-Actress, Comedian LILY TOMLIN, who'll be coming to Portland to do the Schnitz on 9/7
HEART is the KGON Featured Artist this week, so listen for extra opportunities to win tickets and HEART CDs. And enjoy your week.