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  about was a website active between 2009 & 2013 dedicated to promoting jam bands based in Portland, OR, in a format similar to We posted over 1,000 shows here, along with profile pages for bands -- over 50! -- and venues.

Everything was in a database, allowing for automatic crosslinking via PHP -- listing by band, venue, or date -- and a custom CMS made it efficient to input shows. The website was created and maintained solely by Jeffree White.

We still use the companion Facebook page for occasional announcements. Please post your shows or band there and we'll echo it. Note that we promote bands based in Portland only.

Poke around; the shows page now displays all 1000+ shows (and the band and venue profile pages list all past shows applicable to them), and the bands and venues lists still have useful links in there -- and some bands are still active!




Portland jam bands, Portland venues.


The mission is to boost the jam band scene in Portland, Oregon by

  • promoting local jam band shows
  • connecting networks based around each band, cross-pollinating fanbases
  • encouraging venues to book local jam bands
  • giving the community a forum to sound off about local jam bands and venues.

This site will be the home for:

  • a directory of current bands and musicians
  • a calendar of shows and open jams
  • a classified area for musicians looking to jam or join a band
  • memorials for past bands with links to members' other projects
  • reviews of shows and CDs
  • miscellaneous musicians' resources
  • ???


Have a jamband?
Want to meet musicians with whom to jam?
Have ideas about this site?
Want to contribute to the development of this site?

drop me a line via the Facebook page!