We are honored and thrilled to have been invited by AIGA Portland to cohost their dMob design industry event in February. As you may know we have several freelance teen artist that make all of our graphics for us. If you’d like to support us and see a collection of their work hit the link above and join us at Ladd Taphouse from 6-9 on Wednesday Feb13th. As usual this will be an all ages event with live music from three amazing artist: the jazz stylings of Wesely Georgeiv, the R&B flow of Daniel Josef and the soulful sounds of White Lotus. Big ups to Markayla Ballard for her design work for this month’s event!

This Friday we are going to have 4 bands that are going to rock your socks off! Vern Fonk, The Unkown Generation, Zoops! and Disco Volante  These bands were hand picked to bring you only the best in musical entertainment! So lace up your chucks, grab your wallet and head on over to Kenton for the all ages show that you’ve been waiting for! 4 bucks for folks under 21 and 8 bucks for the older set. Find us at Disjecta in Kenton, doors open at 6:30 show’s at 7!

But wait there is still more all ages action coming up this weekend! We’ve teamed up with Find a Way and A Beat Happening to bring you Collaboration over Competition a youth Freestyle Dance battle on Saturday Feb 16th at The Rockwood Center.  $4 – 21 and $8 for adults and dance competitors! Music provided by DJ MyrieWool Beanie and Kokio! Cash prizes and moves that have you puzzling all the way home!

We’ve been trying to work with Karma Rivera for the longest. Well, Saturday February 16th at 5 is when all that work comes together. This is going to be an amazing all ages show where Karma, Maarquii will be supported by White Lotus and DJ Myrie. We can’t thank The Doug Fir enough for making this happen! Get tickets here!

Friends of Noise is a nonprofit that aims to create an all age music and arts venue. Imagine there being a safe space where music lovers of all ages could see a variety of live music. A place where music and arts organizations could provide arts education and the hands on training to run a music venue. Imagine young people having access to a computer/ video lab where they can create content to promote their concerts, design posters and t-shirts and so much more.

Friends of Noise is partnering with youth advocates, creative innovators in arts education, design and music production to make this dream a reality. But we need your help. If you would like to learn more, become an ally please drop us a note with your contact information by sending us an email at info@friendsofnoise.org

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Friends Of Noise is always looking for more great musicians, poets, and bands to play our future shows, especially if you’re under-21, but we do book adult artists as well! Click the button above to fill out the form so we can get in touch with you in the future! 

Friends Of Noise is also always in need of more people to help with planning and putting on our events, especially if you’re under-21 and looking to learn some new skills! If you’re interested in helping with anything along the lines of marketing, outreach, booking, graphic design, or just want to see if there’s a fit for you, then click the button above to fill out the form so we can get in touch with you in the future!