A multi-instrumentalist (acoustic and electric guitar, five-string banjo) with a wide range of influences spanning Appalachian string music, old country, and contemporary folk, Burt pulls inspiration from a wide vocabulary of American root forms to create a sound full of stunning imagery and melodic depth.
4-7 daily, great food and drink specials. 4 screens for Blazers & Timbers Games.
Get Off Your Ass Bluegrass – Every Tuesday
Hike down to the Ranger Station for the best FREE show in town. Dobros, mandos, banjos, guitars oh my! We have a rotating cast of players from Portland to Nashville. Check out our website and Facebook page to see the weekly line-up but you’ll have to be here to catch surprise guests.
Open Mic – Every Thursday
Come one come all to The Ranger Station Open Mic every Thursday. Join Hosts Dave Kelsay (drums) and Brian Bays (guitar) for one of if not the best open mics in town. You’ll find both beginners trying their skills and professionals polishing there tunes. Walk-ins sign up at 8:30 or sign up in advance at The Ranger Station Thursday Night Open Mic Facebook page – https://www.facebook.com/groups/1599623770320984
Trivia with Geeks Who Drink – Every Wednesday
Trivia with Geeks Who Drink every Wednesday. Come on over and expand your dome with host Kyle Long. Prizes, great food, drink, music and good times. Hope to see you there!
Wooden Sleepers is a folk trio based in Portland, Oregon. Their music spans the broad genre of folk, from softer tunes resembling traditional folklore, through upbeat chops in the direction of bluegrass, and on to modern folk with true flavor and creativity. Their combined mandolin, guitar, acoustic bass, and welling harmonies create an enchanting experience that leaves the listener wanting more.
Bad Panda is a Portland based band known for its immoral and affluent nature.
Clay Parkman – Guitar/Bass
Chris Parkman – Drums
Zac Reed – Bass
Hanna Haas is a songwriter drawn to the dance of light and dark. Hanna describes her music as “contemplative folk,” identifying with artists Nick Drake, Joni Mitchell, and Feist for their alternate tunings and mesmerizing melodies. Hanna loves to engage her audiences in sweet story telling and laughter, leaving her audience in a state of heart-felt introspection.
Garrett Gray is a singer-songwriter from Chico, CA. known for performing with his previous band, Perpetual Drifters. Gray’s music has been described by the Synthesis Weekly as “roots rock that casts the world in hues of burgundy romance and gray loneliness.”
Gossamer Strings is an Americana duo, they play original music with new feeling, inspired by the long tradition of acoustic music that has come before. Songs are meticulously crafted, filled with thoughtful instrumentation on Banjo, Guitar, and Mandolin, interwoven with lyrics that are sung with clarity and emotion, and tight harmonies blending throughout.
Mule On Fire bring their own particular Northwest weave of blues, folk, and traditional music. Hailing from Portland and Corvallis, Oregon, they’ve played a variety of stages, barns, backyards, and campfires, and have deep musical and literary roots.