Thursday October 2

6:00pm Artist Reception/ 7:00pm Music

Christo’s Lounge 1108 Broadway Street NE

Crooner Johnny Martin will debut is new visual art while sharing his music at the lounge! This is the 2nd year that Christo’s has hosted the event and with its success last year you would certainly be keen to join the Learns and their fantastic staff for yet another vibrant nightlife experience! Cleverly branded, “A Good Hang” with Johnny Martin this group is in no need of levity for good times. You can access more about the artist at and advance ticket info & complete show schedule at



Friday October 10

7:00pm – $5 All ages

Bush Barn 600 Mission Street

Portland’s self-described “Rock-post-pop-psych-what-ever-else band” is the centerpiece accompanying factor in Salem Art Association’s next installment of Art Fusion! Genders are out on fall tour and will make a final stop for this show! Last year’s auditory rabbit’s hole- “Get Lost” album can be streamed from This event pairs visual media and live music for a multi-sensory night of culture. Salem’s fine atmospheric wine- The Bohemian Enclave will be opening the event and will absolutely not leave you wanting better scene-setting visually oriented music!



Friday October 10

7:30pm – Free and All ages

Smith Auditorium 900 State Street

Diane Trevett at Willamette University has organized a Fall Jazz Night with performances by the students of our resident higher learning center! They are sure to showcase incredible talent from students native to a wide variety of locations and musical backgrounds. Adding this highlight as yet another option for our Salem live music lovers we can continue to encourage social ties with our city and the “First University in the West.”



Monday October 13


The Possum House

It’s been a while since the Possum House has held one of their infamous shows and now they are back with an acoustic punk themed night featuring 5 different artists. Concussive and stylized guitar runs and urgent messages all tying together for a night of fun! Groups from Medford Oregon, St. Louis Minnesota, Coeur D’Alane Idaho, Ashburn Virginia, and of course Salem! For more information including physical address and sample works by these artists head to



Tuesday October 14

10:15am Doors – Free and All ages

Loucks Auditorium 585 Liberty Street SE

Teeming with crowd participation and tailored specifically for her audiences of all ages, Greta Pederson provides quite the children’s concert! From programs like “The Science of Sound” to “La Musica Es Magica/ Music is Magic”- a bilingual sing-along, this artist is a very busy woman who works to transform the lives of children all over. Her ‘Boogie Woogie’ program at Loucks Auditorium will include warm and humorous songs on guitar, lap dulcimer, and harmonica. This is a great show to head over to with the entire family! For more information about Greta head to!