Mississippi Pizza Pub

Location

3552 N Mississippi Ave
Portland
,
OR
97227
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US

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Past Events

Saturday
Sep
26
2015
Saturday, September 26, 2015 from 6-8pm
6-8pm
Folk singer songwriter Jackson Emmer’s rich vocals, playful lyrics, and guitar work are accompanied by Chris Rose on trumpet and piano and Mike Facey on upright bass. Jackson’s songs are reminiscent of John Prine, Townes Van Zandt, and Jason Isbell.
Saturday
Mar
28
2015
Saturday, March 28, 2015 at 9pm through Sunday, March 29, 2015 at midnight
9pm through Sunday, March 29 at midnight
We're coming back to our favorite neighborhood pizza joint! Come join the UkeLadies for an evening of music, mayhem and the unveiling of our newest songs. We hope to see you there! http://www.facebook.com/events/724190517693568/
Saturday
Dec
6
2014
Saturday, December 6, 2014 at 9pm through Sunday, December 7, 2014 at midnight
9pm through Sunday, December 7 at midnight
Join us for another soulful night of whimsy and warmth as we heat up our Winter bones with some music to listen or dance to. Bring your dreams, your sorrows, your friends and your feet ~ we'll be making juju late into the eve....so fill up your glass with it all. Blues dance friendly : ) I'm excited to have the dark and tantalizing Three For Silver joining us for this one ~ Ye shall be moving your soul to their naughty Banjo and singing along with their Gypsy cabaret shanties for sure... ROBIN JACKSON BAND Sophie Bloch- violin, vocals Niko Daoussis - bass and wisecracks Justin Chase - guitars, piano, sex appeal Jesse Brook - drums and snarky comments John England-Fischer - Accordion, Trumpet http://robinjackson.bandcamp.com/ "His distinctive vocal style, somewhere between Phil Ochs and Rufus Wainwright, manages to be both warm and breezy, and makes a supple vehicle for his generally easygoing original storytelling... Hooky, evocative tracks reveal a solid singer songwriter with broad appeal" - Portland Monthly THREE FOR SILVER Riots, drunken rants, crow conversations, heartbeats, and heartbreaks. Three For Silver plays Top 40 music from an alternate universe where the bass banjo is more popular than the electric guitar. We are most probably playing down the street from your house right now. http://threeforsilver.tumblr.com/ SAT, DEC 6th 9pm SHARP Just 10 bones www.mississippipizza.com http://www.facebook.com/events/919841338029170/
Thursday
Oct
16
2014
Thursday, October 16, 2014 from 8:30-11pm
8:30-11pm
We're back with a harvest time edition of Cafe Istanbul! Join Baksana for 2 hours of exciting live music and dance at the warm and cozy Mississippi Pizza Pub. Great food, great drinks, great tunes, great dancing and great friends! p.s. It's Baksana co-director, Paul Evans, BIRTHDAY! sooo.... There will be CAKE! Doors 8:30 show starts at 9 $10 cover The fabulous musicians for this addition of Cafe Istanbul with be Jason Ramirez on percussion, K Ramirez Devi on percussion, Leon Cotter on Horns, Mark Vehrencamp Tuba and Paul Evans on horns and various other instruments. Dance by Tabra Bay, Janelle Jackson, and Danielle Elizabeth ~bellydance~ http://www.facebook.com/events/1512200015663400/
Thursday
Jun
19
2014
Thursday, June 19, 2014 from 8:30-11pm
8:30-11pm
Live music and dancing inspired by the arts of the mid-east... at one of the best little pizza pubs on the west coast. Doors: 8:30pm $10-$20 sliding scale This month's dancers are the lovely Danielle Elizabeth -co-producer of Cafe Istanbul and director of the Baksana dancers, Brittany Stark, and Morgan Fay! This month's musicians will be Paul Evans, Jason Ramirez, K Ramirez Devi and special guest up from California, Paul Wernick Baksana is a fun, high-energy Belly Dance Busking group of performers in Portland who are inspired by Middle Eastern, Balkan, Turkish, Romani, and western music and dance. Co-directed by Paul Evans and Danielle Elizabeth; all the music is live and all of the material is original. The dance is a fusion of many cultures, researched and loved by the performers. Initially conceived as a busking performance group, Baksana is loud, strong, and adaptable to many scenarios. You’ll find them at markets and fairs, weddings, theater shows, and parties of all sorts! Dancers who have performed with Baksana: Danielle Elizabeth, Tabra Bay, Makeda Perryman, Janelle Jackson, Brittany Welch, Morgan Fay. Musicians who have performed with Baksana: Paul Evans, Jason Ramirez, Doug Shafer, Charles Paik, Mark Vehrencamp, Kristnh Ramirez, Bobak Salehi, Eric Stern, and many other collaborators. Cafe Istanbul now happens quarterly in 2014, which means you don't want to miss these shows! No two shows are ever the same! Come experience the magick of live belly dance performance at this intimate yet casual venue. Arrive early for seating, trust us, you'll want to get close for this one. ~an Evening Star Production~ http://eveningstarpresents.com/cafe-istanbul/ http://www.facebook.com/events/1430206973910254/
Thursday
Apr
17
2014
Thursday, April 17, 2014 from 8:30-11pm
8:30-11pm
Live music and dancing inspired by the arts of the mid-east... at one of the best little pizza pubs on the west coast. Doors: 8:30pm $10-$20 sliding scale This month's guest dancer is the lovely Eva! All of the 2014 Cafe Istanbul shows will be hosted by members of Baksana... so you can always expect to have stellar performances from that amazing rotating cast of characters. This month's Baksana dancers will be Makeda, Brittany, and Janelle! Our talented Baksana musicians this month will be Paul Evans, Jason Ramirez, Leon Cotter and Charles Pike. Cafe Istanbul happens every third Thursday in 2014. But no two shows are ever the same! Come experience the magick of live belly dance performance at this intimate yet casual venue. Arrive early for seating, trust us, you'll want to get close for this one. ~an Evening Star Production~ http://eveningstarpresents.com/cafe-istanbul/ http://www.facebook.com/events/635267186527437/
Friday
Mar
7
2014
Friday, March 7, 2014 at 9pm through Saturday, March 8, 2014 at midnight
9pm through Saturday, March 8 at midnight
Returning with yet another all-star lineup of sensational talent, the all-female rock revue The Vulva Underground pay tribute to the shape-shifting, Chrysler-hawking, Victoria's Secret sellout, mythological "Voice of a Generation" and Curmudgeon of the Century BOB DYLAN on Friday March 7th at Mississippi Pizza Pub in Portland, Oregon. The band (DON'T AXE OUR CORDS, MAN! #RIPPeteSeeger): Darka Dusty - keys/accordion/vox Mammoth in Space http://fandalism.com/darkadusty Renee Muzquiz - guitar/vox Chica y Los Gatos http://reneemuzquiz.com Rachael Rice - guitar/harmonica/vox Rachael Rice Productions http://rachaelrice.com/music Belinda Underwood - bass/uke/vox Belinda Underwood music and dance http://belindaunderwood.com Jolie Clausen - drums Ellie Holzemer Russell - fiddle/violin Giued Lutge - percussion/vox Performers include: Zia McCabe of DJ Rescue & The Dandy Warhols & Brush Prairie Lindsie Feathers of Ruby Feathers Cristina Orbe of www.orbe-orbe.com Brianna Lynn of Pretend Sweethearts Karyn Ann of Karyn Ann Mel Kubik of Mel Kubik Music Lauren Harkness of Lauren Harkness Hand Made Luxury Kelly Brightwell of Kelly Brightwell Music Bre Paletta Annie Vergnetti ...AND MORE! Show starts at 9pm $10 cover Get there early, this show will sell out! http://www.facebook.com/events/633680653334207/
Thursday
Feb
20
2014
Thursday, February 20, 2014 from 8:30-11pm
8:30-11pm
Live music and dancing inspired by the arts of the mid-east... at one of the best little pizza pubs on the west coast. Doors: 8:30pm $10 This month we're *over the moon* please to welcome Ruby Beh as our very special dance guest. and *double whammy*: Gregory Masaki Jenkins will be joining us as well (Oakland, CA) with some of his incredible Balkan, Greek, Mid-east clarinet stylings. Maybe he'll even sing for us, if we're lucky ;) All of the 2014 Cafe Istanbul shows will be hosted by members of Baksana... so you can always expect to have stellar performances from that amazing rotating cast of characters. This month dancing we'll have Janelle Jackson, Brittany Welch-Stark, and Danielle Elizabeth ~bellydance~ Cafe Istanbul happens every third Thursday in 2014. But no two shows are ever the same! Come experience the magick of live belly dance performance at this intimate yet casual venue. Arrive early for seating, trust us, you'll want to get close for this one. ~an Evening Star Production~ http://eveningstarpresents.com/cafe-istanbul/ http://www.facebook.com/events/1460048410889923/
Thursday
Jan
16
2014
Thursday, January 16, 2014 from 6-11pm
6-11pm
Friends! Cafe Istanbul is turning 1! Come celebrate this wondrous occasion in mega-hafla style! Belly Dance Music Jam @ 6pm Everyone welcome! Come learn a belly dance tune! Baksana musical director, Paul Evans, will guide you through the rhythm and melody of a simple yet *fun* belly dance tune, explain some basics of the instrumentation and style. For those of you who are already well versed, please join us, bring your instruments and a tune, and celebrate with the community! (a few drums will be provided, b.y.o.instruments if you have them, voices count!!!) Open Dance Sign-ups @ 7 pm We're welcoming one and all (that means you) to dance with our fabulous live band! Sign ups will be first come first serve starting at 6:30pm: first 10 dancers to arrive in costume! You will get one song (a short taxim and drum solo included). Main Show begins @ 8:30pm The rest of this wild evening will be hosted by everyone's favorite new belly dance party troupe: Baksana! Guest Dancing by: Claudia Shimmies Kristhn (K Ramirez Devi) and many more to be announced! Festivities start at 6pm. Admission $10. Party gifts for first 25 guests There will be cake, games, a really awesome Raffle, and LOTS of dance and music. Tell all yer friends!
Thursday
Dec
12
2013
Thursday, December 12, 2013 from 9-11pm
9-11pm
Cafe Istanbul: Live Music and Belly Dance! December 12th @ 9:00pm-11:00pm. at Mississippi Pizza. Three gorgeous belly dance sets to live music, at the legendary MIssissippi Pizza Pub. We are really heating it up this chilly winter month... ASHLEY LOPEZ! Whew! This gorgeous powerhouse of a dancer just returned from a month long European tour, and before that China, and before that New Zealand, and before that... point is, this dancer is so hot EVERYONE wants to see her dance. We are honored to have her at our sweet cafe show (a unique experience to see her improvise in an intimate setting). Ashley Lopez Website: http://www.ashleylopezbellydance.com/web/Home.html MORGAN FAY! Look out Portland... this up and coming belly dance bombshell will win your hearts, or steal them when you're not looking ;). A recent collaborator in Rachel Brice's 2012 Datura Projects, and a fantastic visual artist as well, Morgan has a flair for fusion and is cooking up a saucy set indeed. AND Yours truly. I, Danielle Elizabeth, feel so lucky to call this community home. I also have toured Europe, Asia, and all over this country and let me tell you: The Portland Belly Dance community is something extremely special and incredibly vibrant. I have never encountered another like it! Not sure you believe me? Come see for yourself... Danielle Elizabeth Website: http://danielleelizabethbellydance.com/ Musicians... Sax and all around virtuosic woodwind specialist Paul Evans and Percussion technical wizards and wild-childs Jason Ramirez, and K Ramirez Devi "Kristnh" team up to bring you a rock solid, fire-y, soulful night of music...With special guest Bobak Salehi gifting us wondrous sounds on the violin and other string instruments. Show starts at 9pm. Get there early for Pizza and beer and to grab a good seat up front! We'll be warming up the dance floor at 8:30. http://www.facebook.com/events/454719894634154/