Crème de la Corvallis: Week of Oct 11

Thursday, October 11

Jazz Jam.

Bombs Away Café, 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 9 p.m. Free.

Every month is not enough! One of Corvallis’ best kept secrets is its jazz scene. Come out and listen, or bring your gear early and sign up. For more / updated information, check outhttps://www.facebook.com/corvallisfunkandjazzjam/.

Free Range Open Mic. 

Downward Dog Café. 126 SW 1st St, Corvallis. 9 p.m. Free.

The best open mic for one billion miles (that’s right, 1,000,000,000) happens every second Thursday. Regardless of your experience level, sign up and get your tunes noticed. Whether you play or not, it’s a great opportunity to meet other musicians in the area, talk shop, hang out, etc. Sign-ups start at 8p.m. You’ll want to get there early because the slots don’t last long. For info, visit: bombsawaycafe.com/.

Friday, October 12

Majestic Science Theatre 3000: I Eat Your Skin

Majestic Theatre, 115 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 7:30 p.m. $10.

If you don’t know what this is, then I pity the fool. Seriously, educate yourself. I’m so excited this is going to be at The Majestic that I might literally pee myself. Nerdy bizarro sci-fi and 2 Towns / Block 15 drinks. Be there are be somewhere else, only that somewhere else is pretty much automatically worse. For more info and tickets visit, https://app.arts-people.com/index.php?show=90659.  

The Emerald City Jazz Kings.

LaSells Stewart Center, 875 SW 26th St., Corvallis. 7:30 p.m. $25-$30.

Resident jazz ensemble from The John G. Shedd Institute for the Arts. These folks pump out four amazing concerts per year, rifing on historic jazz from the 20s, 30s, 40s, and 50s. Great sound, great venue For more info visit, https://www.theshedd.org/divp/series.aspx?series=4055. 

Groove Clinic

Downward Dog Café, 126 SW 1st St, Corvallis. 8:30 p.m. Free.

Feeling down? You should check into the Groove Clinic. This is a six piece local group that’ll slap you silly (in a good way, of course) via their takes on Soul, R&B, Country, and Rock. I you like Otis Redding, Tom Petty, Stevie Wonder, and the like, this is for you. It’ll be covertastic, which is now a word. For more info visit, https://www.facebook.com/events/342447182996671/. 

Afterdark

Bombs Away Café, 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 10:00 PM. $5.

Always wanted Corvallis to have a club night? Well here’s your chance to get in on the ground floor, literally. Self-expression and progressive-thinking music you can dance your rear off to. Featuring DJs: workr (www.soundcloud.com/wokr), and  J Arii Mas (www.soundcloud.com/djariimas). For more info visit, https://www.facebook.com/events/282175809281932/.         

Saturday, October 13

2 Towns Ciderhouse 8th Annual Harvest Party

2 Towns Ciderhouse, 5123 SW Hout St., Corvallis. 6:30-8 p.m. $10

2 Towns’s eigth annual Harvest Party will be a blast, but I think you’ve already learned this lesson seven times before. Over thirtycraft ciders, a pumpkin cider bar, food, live music, you name it. Taking the stage will be La Rhonda Steele, DTW, Sol Seed, DTW – 2nd Line Marching Band, and Far Out West. Not to be missed! For more info visit, https://www.facebook.com/events/212810682731102/. 

Corvallis Comedy Night:
Matt Braunger

Majestic Theatre, 115 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 7:30 p.m. $14.

We are so incredibly excited to have Matt in town! For a total rundown check out our feature in this issue, or head on over to https://app.arts-people.com/index.php?show=91427. Grab your tickets before it is too late!

Yak Attack

Bombs Away Café, 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 8 p.m. $7.

Once you Yak, you don’t go back. I’m serious. Take a gander: https://youtu.be/4AXGb9jPJ6M. You can also scope their new album, “Safety Third,” via https://fanlink.to/SafetyThird. For more info visit, https://www.facebook.com/events/2174786536142767/.  

Band of Comerados with Amos True and the Easy Targets

Downward Dog Café, 126 SW 1st St, Corvallis. 8:30 p.m. Free.

Portland-based Band of Comerados lands in Corvallis for the first time, and their brand of acoustic music is guaranteed to leave you feeling good. Check them out at www.bandofcomerados.com if you don’t believe me, but just remember: I told you so. For more info visit, https://www.facebook.com/events/903011576574642.     

Sunday, October 14

I Am My Own Wife

Majestic Theatre, 115 SW 2nd St., Corvallis. 3 p.m. $14.

A modern award winning classic that tells the true tale of Charlotte von Mahlsdorf, an elderly German transvestite that managed to hide from both the Nazis and communists in plain sight. An absolutely incredibly story as performed by Michael Winder and directed by Harriet Owen-Nixon. Oct. 13 and 14, 3 p.m. For more info and tickets visit, https://app.arts-people.com/index.php?show=92542. 

Tuesday, October 16

Horror Extravaganza #2.

Darkside Cinema, 215 SW 4th St., Corvallis. 7 p.m. $5.

LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, the OG 1960 version. If you need any further explanation, you don’t deserve to see it. But no really, you do, because everyone does. Doors at 6pm for “vintage drive-in ads & other treats,” movie starts at 7pm. For more info visit http://darksidecinema.com.

Wednesday, October 17

Halloween Movie Night

Whiteside Theatre, 361 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. 6-9 p.m. $5

Every Wednesday this October the Whiteside Theatre will be blasting off with another Halloween classic. Doors and open at 6 p.m., the movie starts at 7 p.m., Best part? The tickets are just five bucks. For more info visit, https://www.whitesidetheatre.org/. 

Bathing Belles and Kurtis Copenhagen. 

Bombs Away Café, 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 9 p.m. $5.

Local cowboy punks meet Minnesota-based indie-folkers. A guaranteed good time. For more info visit, https://www.facebook.com/bombsawaycafe/.  

Thursday, October 18

Corvallis Arts Walk

Downtown Corvallis, Corvallis, 4-8 p.m. Free.

This is an art walk to remember. See our guide this issue for more information, but this isn’t the week to get lazy, I can tell you that much! Visit www.CorvallisArtsWalk.com  for upated info.   

Curtis Monette

Bombs Away Café, 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 9 p.m. Free.

Local live-looping legend Curtist Monette will be blowing your mind for free at Bombs this evening. Great way to end the art walk! For more info visit, https://www.facebook.com/bombsawaycafe/.