Wednesday, June 6


In April, beloved stoner doom trio Sleep released their first album in two decades. It was worth the wait—epic and distorted, The Sciences is the marijuanaut's dream theme for 2018. Roseland Theater, 8 NW 6th Ave., 9 pm. Sold out. 21+

Broken Bone Bathtub

Each performance of Siobhan O'Loughlin's one-woman show is performed in the bathroom of a different home. The interactive show was inspired by a time O'Loughlin regularly used friends' bathtubs to protect a cast around her forearm. See for locations. 7 and 9 pm. Through June 18. $25.

Thursday, June 7

Pedalpalooza: Prince 4Ever Ride

(Carye Bye)
(Carye Bye)

Prince is gone, and so is the annual Prince vs. Bowie Ride. But that doesn't mean you can't still pedal un2 the joy fantastic. This ride—held on his majesty's 60th birthday—starts at the Prince mural on Northeast Prescott Street and ends with an outdoor dance party. Wear purple, natch. 4213 NE Prescott St., 7:45 pm.


Dark ambient project Yardsss and psych-electro outfit Dan Dan are teaming up for a night of improvisation. Whatever the two Portland duos sound like as Yardandansss, it's bound to be a strange, inventive journey. Doug Fir Lounge, 830 E Burnside St., 9 pm. $8 advance, $10 day of show. 21+.

Friday, June 8

Mondo Trash: Female Trouble

Hollywood Theatre's new series is dedicated to perversely lowbrow movies. It kicks off with John Waters' art-scum masterpiece about Dawn Davenport's rise from bratty kid to fame-obsessed murderer with a Mohawk and an acid burn. Hollywood Theatre, 4122 NE Sandy Blvd., 9:45 pm. $9.

Fruit Beer Festival

Breakside's Caribbean Vacation and Allegory's Sunshine Slammer are just a couple of the summery fruit beers you can expect at the Fruit Beer Festival. Burnside Brewing Co., 701 E Burnside St., 4-9 pm. Continues 11 am-9 pm Saturday and 11 am–6 pm Sunday, June 9-10. $20-$25. 21+.

Saturday, June 9

Wax Idols

On their new album Happy Ending, Bay Area mainstays Wax Idols have leapt full tilt into the darkly emotive corners of the eye-shadowed '80s. But it's also their least dour release yet, thanks to the brightness of frontwoman Hether Fortune's stadium-ready pipes. Tonic Lounge, 3100 NE Sandy Blvd., 9 pm. $10 advance, $13 day of show. 21+.

Grand Floral Parade

Every year for more than a century we've filled the streets of Portland for the Grand Floral Parade, where marching bands and horses lead floral-laced floats 4 miles across the river. This year's grand marshal is a 185-pound mastiff named Diesel. Because Portland. Starts at Veterans Memorial Coliseum, 300 N Winning Way, 10 am-2 pm. $15-$30.

Sunday, June 10

Spec Scripts: Westworld

Every month, River City Podcasts hosts a script reading of an episode of a TV show written by someone who's never seen it before. This month, it's Westworld as imagined by drag performance artist and Mondo Trash programmer Anthony Hudson. Kelly's Olympian, 426 SW Washington St., 7 pm. $7. 21+.


For its production of Faust, Portland Opera commissioned the first set design by sculptor John Frame. With eerie mechanical puppets and rickety houses, it's a spectacularly spooky backdrop for the existential opera. Keller Auditorium, 222 SW Clay St., 2 pm. June 8-16. $35-$135.

Monday, June 11


Now four albums in, Danish post-punk outfit Iceage has evolved past genre tags. The band may have started out with clanging face-stompers, but this year's Beyondless boasts an enormous heart. Mississippi Studios, 3939 N Mississippi Ave., 503-288-3895. 9 pm. $15. 21+.

PDX Beer Week

(Henry Cromett)
(Henry Cromett)

As if there weren't enough opportunities to celebrate our excess of craft breweries, PDX Beer Week has combined a number of beer-related events into 11 days. It kicks off June 7, but we highly recommend tonight's Haunted Pub Tour. Kells Irish Restaurant and Pub, 112 SW 2nd Ave., 7 pm.

Tuesday, June 12

Speedy Ortiz

Speedy Ortiz has led the second coming of grunge, turning out noisy, '90s-inspired rock that feels fully charged and checked out all at once. Twerp Verse, their latest, sounds like it could spiral out of control if it weren't for Sadie Dupuis' calming vocals. Doug Fir, 830 E Burnside St., 9 pm. $15. 21+.

Lee Kelly

To celebrate the anniversary of Lee Kelly's first solo show, which was held at Marylhurst University 60 years ago, Elizabeth Leach Gallery is holding a retrospective of the prolific Oregon sculptor's meditative works. Elizabeth Leach Gallery, 417 NW 9th Ave., 10:30 am-5:30 pm. Through July 14. Free.