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3 music events to check out in Portland

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By Hoodline - Published on August 20, 2019.

If you love live music, there's no time like the present when it comes to getting out and about in Portland. From a chamber choir to Czech folk to country music, here are the local shows worth checking out this week.

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Foris Choir Concert: 'Passages'

From the event description:

Join us for an inspiring celebration of new local music, sung by the Foris chamber choir. Foris amplifies, nurtures and promotes emerging composers, who have few opportunities to hear their work performed. We offer high-quality performances and create a welcoming platform for emerging composers to engage with one another and with experienced singers as they develop their craft. 

When: Friday, Aug. 23, 7-8:30 p.m.
Where: Taborspace, 5441 S.E. Belmont St.
Admission: $5 (Student); $12 (General Admission)
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Muzička: Lively Czech Folk from Prague

From the event description:

Join Muzička for a rousing evening of traditional Czech folk music! Hailing from Prague, Muzička performs a wide variety of instrumental and vocal repertoire, from beloved traditional dances such as the polka and the čardáš to farm and pub songs that paint evocative pictures of love, heartache and life in the wine-drenched South Moravian region of the Czech Republic. Their spirited, whole-hearted playing brings Czech culture alive with a fervor that consistently delights audiences around the world.

When: Friday, Aug. 23, 8-10 p.m.
Where: The Old Church Concert Hall, 1422 S.W. 11th Ave.
Admission: $15
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Robbie Fulks

From the event description:

Come out to see this alternative country artist with an organic gift for storytelling. Robbie Fulks's most recent release, 2017’s "Upland Stories," earned year’s-best recognition from NPR and Rolling Stone among many others, as well as two Grammy® nominations, for folk album and American roots song (“Alabama At Night”).

When: Friday, Aug. 23, 9-11:59 p.m.
Where: Doug Fir Lounge, 830 E. Burnside St.
Admission: $22 (General Admission - Advanced)
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