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Location
(New! As of April 2014)
2530 NE 82nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97220

Parking 
Russell & Brazee Streets  
Do not park in lot behind Duff's!


Menu
House-smoked pulled pork sandwiches, 
Nachos, Tamales, Burgers, etc.
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beer

wine

cocktails

fuel 
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rockabilly

blues

country & western

surf

'60s garage
  
Please do not park behind the building.
Pho Oregon restaurant is towing!

NO SEASAC MATERIAL ALLOWED - TO BE PLAYED ON THE PREMISES!

NOVEMBER 

MON 24th Comedy 9pm 
YOUR HOST- THE REAL HIJINX!

TUE 25th - WINGTIPS (Blues/Rhythm n' Blues/Swing) 8:45 pm $3

WED 26th - BLUES JAM W/ VYASSA DODSON 8:30pm
WED 26th - Arthur Moore’s Harmonica Party 6-8pm - FREE

THU 27th CLOSED FOR THANKSGIVING.

FRI 28TH CHUCK BERRY TRIBUTE 9pm - DOORS AT 7PM
​'A TRIBUTE TO CHUCK BERRY'  
Featuring Rockabilly idol LEVI DEXTER 

$10 Cover 21+
Starring 
Levi Dexter
Big Monti
Lenny Rancher
Jon Koonce
Vyasa Dodson
Rich Layton
Elvis Cantu
Jon Wallace


"It's very difficult for me to talk about Chuck 'cause I've lifted every lick he's ever played. This is the man that started it all!"
- KEITH RICHARDS, introducing Chuck Berry when he was inducted to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
"If you tried to give Rock and Roll another name you might call it CHUCK BERRY."
- JOHN LENNON
"If you don't know every Chuck Berry lick, you can't play Rock guitar."
- TED NUGENT

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uyp13Q6dQjY - CHUCK BERRY 'Little Queenie' from the 1959 movie 'Go Johnny Go' 

Chuck Berry’s music has transcended generations. He earns respect to this day because he is truly an entertainer. Berry, also known as “The Father of Rock & Roll,” gained success by watching the audience’s reaction and playing accordingly, putting his listeners’ amusement above all else. For this reason, tunes like “Johnny B. Goode,” “Maybellene” and “Memphis” have become anthems to an integrated American youth and popular culture. Berry is a musical icon who established rock and roll as a musical form and brought the worlds of black and white together in song.  

SAT 29th MAC & DUB 9pm
Portland’s own Mack & Dub and the Smokin Section is an eight 
piece band featuring 3 distinct acts with funky music stylings 
that range from R&B & Gypsy Soul to Medicated Hip- Hop. This 
dynamic unit has an incredible stage show that is sure to have 
the audience engaged! Veterans of big events like Portland 
Hempstalk & Seattle Hempfest as well as weekly gigs electrifying 
local venues like Plew’s Brews, Slim’s, Irish Town and more, Mack
 & Dub and the Smokin Section deliver a smokin’ hot performance 
everytime!
Like us on Facebook! www.facebook.com/mackanddubmusic

SUN 30th RHYTHM RENEGADES- 7:30pm Free
​RHYTHM RENEGADES - FREE 7:30pm - swing/jazz
Our main influence is the great Belgian/French Gypsy 
guitarist Django Reinhardt, who together with Stephane Grappeli formed 
the famous “Hot club of France” in 1934, and based on their collaborations 
and the Gypsy guitar styling’s of Django, a whole new style of Jazz was 
developed….called Le jazz hot .
Django Reinhardt has astounded and thrilled numerous generations of 
guitar players and jazz lovers with his amazing command of the guitar
 and his influence is evident even today.
This music has an infectious driving rhythm and incorporates most of the 
standard pop and jazz tunes of the 20′s, 30’s, 40’s, and 50’s …. 
As well as many modern day compositions. 

The Djangophiles, in keeping with the tradition of the music use acoustic instruments, and sound reinforcement only when necessary….The result is a comfortable listening level that is never too loud or intrusive.


DECEMBER 

MON 1st Comedy 9pm

TUE 2nd WINGTIPS 8:45pm

WED 3rd SUBURBAN SLIM’S BLUES JAM (blues) $2 8:30pm
WED 3rd Arthur Moore’s Harmonica Party 6-8pm free

THU 4th - TOUGH LOVEPYLE (Blues) 7pm free

FRI 5th CANDYE KANE 9pm
​7 time BMA Award Nominee & Cynic Sister Records/
Vizztone Music Label Artist  

CANDYE KANE Band www.candyekane.com
'A true celebrity diva' - New Yorker Magazine

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pf3xagpqwRY -'White Trash Girl'

CANDYE KANE has been called a survivor, a superhero and the toughest girl alive. (All are also titles of her self-penned songs.) They are apt descriptions of the jump blues singer, songwriter and mother of two from East Los Angeles who has earned this moniker the hard way. Nominated for seven National Blues Foundation Awards http://www.blues.org/ (Best Contemporary Blues Female 2014) winner of ten San Diego Music Awards, starring in a sold out stage play about her life and beating down pancreatic cancer in the last two years. Her fans are a mixture of true outsiders: bikers, blues fans, punk rockers, drag queens, fat girls, queers, burlesque dancers, porn fans, sex workers, rockabilly and swing dancers, grey haired hippies, sex positive feminists and everyday folk of all ages, flock to see Candye and hear her musical messages of love, hope and empowerment. - See more at: http://www.tickettomato.com/event.php?event_id=2690#sthash.6zFibqIH.dpuf

SAT 6th -SOUL VACCINATION 9pm

The hottest Dance Band in the Pacific Northwest
is coming to Duff's Garage - SOUL VACCINATION!
Funk, Soul and R&B for your dancing pleasure!
Soul Vaccination is 'THE' Hottest Funk and Dance 
Band in the Pacific Northwest! They have been a
fixture in the Northwest music scene for over 15 years,
bringing you tunes from the likes of Stevie Wonder,
Aretha Franklin, Earth Wind & Fire and Tower of Power.
One thing's for sure when you see Soul Vaccination..
the Dance Floor will be PACKED!
SOUNDS LIKE: Rufus, Sly & the Family Stone, Aretha Franklin, 
Stevie Wonder, Earth Wind & Fire and Tower of Power.

SUN 7th - RHYTHM RENEGADES - FREE 7:30pm

MON 8th Comedy 9pm

TUE 9th - WINGTIPS (jump swing blues) 8:45pm $3
TUE 9th - SHARKSKIN REVUE (jump swing blues) 6-8pm

WED 10th - BLUES JAM W/ SUBURBAN SLIM 8:30pm
WED 10th - Arthur Moore’s Harmonica Party 6-8pm - FREE

THU 11th EDDIE TURNER 9pm
THU 11th TOUGH LOVEPYLE (Americana/Roots) 7pm free

FRI 12th RANDY OXFORD BAND/ IBC BENEFIT 9pm

SAT 13th ROSE CITY KINGS- 9pm

SUN 14th RHYTHM RENEGADES 7:30pm Free 

MON 15th Comedy 9pm

TUE 16th - WINGTIPS 8:45pm

WED 17th BLUES JAM W/ SUBURBAN SLIM - 8:30pm
WED 17th - Arthur Moore’s Harmonica Party 6-8pm FREE

THU 18th - GUITAR LIGHTNIN’ LEE 9pm
THU 18th - TOUGH LOVEPYLE (Americana/Roots) 7pm free

FRI 19th   ROBBIE LAWS / JON KOONCE & THE VERMADONS - 9pm
Robbie Laws is one of the most decorated and in demand blues 
guitarists in the Pacific Northwest. He has been honored with 21 
Portland Cascade Blues Association Muddy Awards, nine of which
 were for ‘Best Electric Guitarist", the ‘Best Blues Act ' award from
 the Seattle based Washington Blues Society and most recently, the
 'Outstanding Achievement in Blues' award from the Portland Music Association . Having played with guitar legends from Albert Collins to Ronnie Earl, Robbie is an internationally recognized Blues Guitar Master who has thrilled festival and concert audiences for over 15 years with his sheer technical prowess on the guitar, his soulful voice, impressive stage presence and likeable personality. Laws possesses the inherent ability to authentically convey styles such as nineteen forties, jump swing, traditional country blues, Piedmont, Delta, early Texas and Chicago, yet is comfortable playing uptown jazz as well as progressive rock. - See more at: http://robbielawsmusic.com/bio/#sthash.rT7bzQai.dpuf



FRI 19th - Alicin Rice’s Singer/Songwriter hour 6-8pm Free



SAT 20th FONDELLS - (Vintage Rhythm N’Blues) 9pm

SUN 21st RHYTHM RENEGADES - 7:30pm Free

MON 22nd Comedy 9pm

TUE 23rd - WINGTIPS (Blues/Rhythm n' Blues/Swing) 8:45 pm $3

WED 24th - CLOSED FOR CHRISTMAS EVE

THU 25th CLOSED FOR CHRISTMAS

FRI 26th RETURN FLIGHT 9pm - doors at 7:30pm

SAT 27th MITCH KASHMAR & FRIENDS 9pm

SUN 28th RHYTHM RENEGADES - 7:30pm Free

MON 29th Comedy 9pm

TUE 30th - WINGTIPS (Blues/Rhythm n' Blues/Swing) 8:45 pm $3

WED 31st STRANGE TONES - NEW YEARS’ EVE! 8:30PM
Complimentary champagne toast!
$17 or 2 for $30
Reserved seats with a dinner purchase of an additional $15 per ticket.

JANUARY

THU 1st - CLOSED

FRI 2ND - BILL RHOADES - SPECIAL GUEST JIM MESI

SAT 3rd - BILL RHOADES W/ SPECIAL GUEST NORMAN SYLVESTER


​SAT10th
SAT 22nd The DK Stewart Sextet
$10 Cover 9pm- midnight

The Rose City's award winning ensemble breaks out more 
tasty and sophisticated gems from the age when blues was 
jazz and both performed in seamless style. "Johnny Guitar 
Watson" hits blended with "Charles Brown" tunes merge 
seamlessly into the N.O Funk of "Earl King" and blues poetry 
of "Percy Mayfield" materials. With DANCE as the priority 
and strong GROOVEs leading the way, blues lovers can unite to celebrate "Buddy Guy" and "T-Bone Walker" screamers featuring the precision horn work of Chris Mercer on sax and Joe McCarthy on the Trumpet. 

Peter Dammann nails the "Otis Rush" guitar gems and Joseph Conrad thumbs the precision bass as though it was Jerry Jamont's own instrument. With a flare for genre-specific dynamics, both Stewart and drummer Ed Pierce muscle the rhythm section charts like fine athletes. It's music for ears that appreciate the times and vocals that soulfully emote the blues of an era in it's hey day. Catch an audio ride from Chicago to New Orleans - with a sprinkle of two-beat stride piano at its core that’s sure to leave you wanting more on that last Saturday before Thanksgiving. 

Bring a friend or family member to dance or a date or loved one to romance in style at Portland's new premier hot spot for music on 82nd and NE Russell. Great seating - secure parking, large dance floor with a fine stage and audio system that presents the power of the band without overcoming conversations at the strategically placed tables. 8pm until midnight. Fine liquor - great company and happy faces abound... Don't miss this RARE appearance of a legendary Portland dance and concert band in these fine surroundings.




Hours
Sat-Mon: 6:30pm
Tue-Fri: 3pm

​Contact Us
General Inquiries: 
        (503) 234-BEER
duffsgarage@gmail.com
        duffsgarage@gmail.com

Booking Inquiries:
Jon Wallace - duffsgarage@gmail.com
   E-mail Jon Wall
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