Music to Soothe Your Soul, and Gatherings

   Tonight Thursday February 21, I’ll be down at the Marriott Hotel to hear Anandi sing jazz with outstanding pianist Randy Porter,

a part of the Portland Jazz Festival. This swinging vocalist sings the full spectrum of jazz from Gershwin and Jobim to Monk and Dizzy. This performance from 5 to 7 pm is one of the many free events at the Festival, which runs through this weekend.

KBOO community radio benefit

Saturday the 23rd, 7 to 10 pm, KBOO Benefit including silent auction


   KBOO Roots Music Programmers who have bands will play live in a benefit for the station on

Saturday the 23rd from 7 to 10 pm at St. David of Wales Church at 2800 SE Harrison, between Hawthorne and Division. It’s called, Once in a Boo Moon.

   It’s a nice venue, and there will also be desserts, a raffle, and a silent auction. The silent

yurt at Granite Bay, BC

Granite Bay Yurt on Quadra Island, BC

auction includes a getaway to the coast, some rare music CDs, and a stay in a yurt on an island in British Columbia.  Captivating music will include

  • Henry & Moggy
  • The True Vine Ramblers
  • Don McLaren & His Fiddlin’ Friends
  • Retta Christie & Her One Night Stand Band

  Lots of other cool things coming up:

–March 8th from noon to 1 pm

during KBOO’s International Women’s Day celebration, I’ll be hosting an hour of live jamming at KBOO 90.7 fm, previewing the Women With The Blues event coming up on Mar 22, 2013 at 8:00 PM at the Alberta Rose Theater. A BLUES musical celebration of Women’s History Month featuring Anne Weiss, Mary Flower, Janice Scroggins and LaRhonda Steele. Minors OK when accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Doors open at 7:00  $13 General Admission | $16 At the Door

–Friday, April 26, I’m presenting a Joanne Rand house concert.

Laurie Sonnenfeld of M Realty presents a Joanne Rand house concertCheck in with me for details.

About the Author | Laurie Sonnenfeld

A green and progressive realtor, specializing in homes with character in Portland's close-in neighborhoods. I've helped home sellers and buyers in Portland neighborhoods for 25 years. Tune in on Fridays for my folk music radio show, Movin' On on KBOO, 90.7fm or I also love Jazz, blues, some rock, soul, and Afro-Cuban music. I have fun doing the booking for an amazing Latin Jazz and Salsa band, www.Pa' I enjoy living a green lifestyle as much as possible, in harmony with and appreciation of nature. My companion animals are a delightful and important part of my family.

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