Adam Carlson

Drummer & Educator in Portland, OR


Apr
3
7:30 PM19:30

Tribute to Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers

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Led by drummer Adam Carlson, this tribute to drummer Art Blakey will feature local lions Noah Simpson on trumpet, Machado Mijiga on sax, Matt Sazima on piano, and Ross Garlow on bass. The quintet will be celebrating the creativity and the ferocity of Art Blakey by playing arrangements from throughout the thirty-five year legacy of The Jazz Messengers. Come get blown away by some Hard Bop!

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Mar
23
9:00 PM21:00

Red Bird

Red Bird at Bluehour

Join us at the ultra swanky Bluehour...we have new music for you and they have a lovely atmosphere and delicious cocktails. Charlie will be in Italy, but we are so excited to be joined by Adam Carlson in the drum seat. Mmm hmm.

This is a free show, and no tickets necessary - just bring yourself on March 23rd at 9pm....

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Mar
9
9:00 PM21:00

McMenamin's Boons Treasury with Amber Sweeney

Acoustic Soul artist, Amber Sweeney will capture your heart with her captivating voice and inviting spirit. Her sound wavers between warm & gritty at just the right times. Being compared to the likes of Joss Stone, Bonnie Raitt, and India Arie. Amber can take you from your front porch to a tailgate with her riveting soulful melodies and will enrich any atmosphere.

http://www.theambersweeney.com/

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Jack Radsliff Trio
Oct
15
7:30 PM19:30

Jack Radsliff Trio

This'll be a fun show as recent University of Oregon standouts come together! It also marks the return of drummer Adam Carlson to Roaring Rapids. And Milo Fultz on bass! Then there's Jack's guitar riffs, too! Gonna be fun.

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Amber Sweeney
Aug
8
7:00 PM19:00

Amber Sweeney

Adam will be playing with Amber Sweeney. 

Amber Sweeney is a highly sought after performer and songwriter whose often been compared to the likes of Allen Stone, Bonnie Raitt, and Sheryl Crow. Her distinctive voice and stage presence demand attention and make her the darling of every bill. She draws her fans into the stories with lyrics and music long remembered. She is accessible on stage unlike other artists and fans feel as if they've made a new friend in Amber.

"Amber Sweeney possesses one of the most powerful voices around the northwest...Any list of top female singers in the northwest that doesn't have her name on it is incomplete." - Northwest Music Scene

Website:

http://www.theambersweeney.com/

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