The festival will be a full night of music, showcasing some of Portland's best folk and americana acts as well as Alaskan americana sweetheart Emma Hill, who began her career in the city of roses. There will be featured Portland beers as well as Portland themed door prizes.⋆ The night will be split into two shows, the first being The Bryan Daste Show, a listening room concert featuring a round robin style performance with Daste accompanying each artist with various instruments. The second show will showcase the rowdier side of each group including a rare performance of Emma Hill and Her Gentlemen Callers. The dance floor will be open and we will keep Taproot weird!
The Bryan Daste Show featuring Small Souls, Pretty Gritty and Emma Hill:7-9pmJoin us for a listening room show featuring Bryan Daste. Daste is a staple of the Portland music community, having made a name for himself as one of the city's best Pedal Steel players. Hear his versatile stylings while he hosts a round robin style songwriting showcase featuring some of Portland's best songwriters. He will accompany each player with a variety of instruments, as well as adding lovely vocal harmonies.As the show will be over by 9pm, children are allowed if accompanied by their parents. PDX Fest featuring Small Souls, Pretty Gritty and Emma Hill and Her Gentlemen Callers:10pm Help us keep Taproot weird! Join us for a night showcasing some of Portland's best Americana music. Enjoy featured PDX beers as well as Portland themed door prizes.⋆ It's sure to be a boot stompin' good time. Don't forget to wear your Portlandia inspired outfits! ⋆Only those who buy advance tickets will be eligible for door prizes.