Margaret Wehr

Vocalist . Songwriter . Violinist


Dec
9
7:00 PM19:00

Songwriter Soirée

Portland's most beloved monthly songwriter series returns for another intimate evening of original music. This long-standing event features a potluck, an open mic, and two featured acts in what is arguably one of the best places to play and hear new original music from local and touring talent in the Portland house show scene.

This month's series will feature Margaret Wehr and Five Letter Word.

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Dec
2
7:00 PM19:00

Get Nervous #10 - Lost

The tenth edition of this fast-growing storytelling series is centered around tales of experiencing loss or getting lost, etc. spearheaded by Ashley Brittner-Wells, this series features a wide range of local writers, performers, and humans open to sharing personal stories and artwork within the community.

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Nov
28
7:00 PM19:00

Alberta Street Pub

One of Portland's best rooms for listening to live music features an evening of local singer-songwriters, with original music by Rascal Miles, Olivia Awbrey, and Margaret Wehr. If you're in the market for lyrics worth paying attention to, catchy melodies, and slightly-awkward attempts at stage banter, look no further!

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Nov
11
4:00 PM16:00

Spokane Fall Folk Festival

Portland folk-punk songwriter Olivia Awbrey, joined by violinist/vocalist Margaret Wehr, performs at the annual Spokane Fall Folk Festival on the Spokane Community College campus. The Festival is a free two-day event featuring folk music traditions from around the globe, plus local crafts

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Aug
11
to Aug 13

Doe Bay Fest

Y La Bamba performs at the annual Doe Bay Fest, a four-day grassroots festival featuring live music, food, drink, camping, activities in the picturesque setting of the Doe Bay Resort on Orcas Island, WA.

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Kendall Core, Daisy O'Connor, and Margaret Wehr at Alberta Street Pub
Jul
26
7:30 PM19:30

Kendall Core, Daisy O'Connor, and Margaret Wehr at Alberta Street Pub

Get ready for an evening of powerful performances by local and touring ladies on the Alberta Street Pub stage!

 

July 26th, $7, 21+

Doors at 7:30, music at 8:00

 

Opener: 

Margaret Gibson Wehr is a folk pop artist from Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Her original music centers on themes of learning what it is to love, the illusory art of personal growth, and the importance of introspection and self-discovery.

Her ethereal vocals and rhythmic guitar stylings have an Allison Krauss meets Joni Mitchell quality - an edgy sweetness with soulful inflection, and thoughtful lyrics woven into catchy melodies. In addition to her solo project, she performs with local bands Moorea Masa & the Mood, Y La Bamba, and Promise the Moon.

 

www.margaretwehr.com

 

 

Very special guest: Daisy O'Connor

 

In response to her quarter life crisis, singer-songwriter Daisy O’Connor quit her career in social work and hit the road to write songs, live simply, and “do be do” what she loves today. 

 

“Music saved my life, reaching my darkest moments and reminding me I’m not alone. I want to shine that light back.”  An engaging, humorous, and candid performer, Daisy prefers to perform solo - folksinger style- and tours as much as she can, always taking the road less travelled.  

 

Daisy’s debut full length album “Lightchasers” (released February 2017) mixes indie folk, rock, psych, americana, country and pop into a soothing groove that’s all her own: quirky, captivating, cleverly queer, and crooning. 

 

www.daisyoconnor.com

 

Headlining band: 

 

Kendall Core is a singer-songwriter who writes raw emotional lyrics of self-reflection and overcoming, carried through beautifully haunting vocal melodies. She will be backed by a full band with Anna Tivel on fiddle, Joshua Simon on bass, and Buddy Weeks on drums. Their upcoming gothic-americana album 'Crazy Dog' is set to be released in the fall.  

 

http://kendallcore.com

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