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Location 
(New! As of April 2014)
2530 NE 82nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97220
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Across 82nd in lot next to Madison High School Track
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Nachos, Tamales, Burgers, etc.
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rockabilly

blues

country & western

surf

'60s garage
  
OCTOBER

FRI 24th - BANDITOS - 9pm
From Nashville Tennessee (by way of Alabama) - the BANDITOS 

$10 Cover 21+ Co=sponsored by Cascade Blues Association

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOQLbGICLJI 
BANDITOS 'No Good'
BANDITOS are famously eclectic, paying tribute to a myriad of 
influences that would bury a lesser band in tuneless muck. 
Originating from Birmingham, Alabama, the band has since 
relocated to Nashville, TN and are using their disparate 
influences to forge a more assured identity.
Though they recall a dozen bands, they sound like none
 so much as themselves. The instrumentation is as ambitious as 
it is deftly executed. Mingling upright bass with kazoo and banjo 
while the soul-spangled howl of Mary Richardson, who plays 
counterpoint to a deceivingly sparse guitar, drenched in a 
quantity of reverb and delay, not often associated with “danceable.” 
All this wouldn't mean anything if Banditos could not deliver live, 
but these mothers can choogle! 
It’s always the mark of a good band to be able to play the hell out of three chords and a breakdown, and Banditos shake it down & deliver. Honestly, their shows are such burn downs of shimmying shins and stomping heels they should carry warnings for bone spurs.


FRI 24th - 6pm show - Singer/Songwriter hour: featuring 
Paula Sinclair 6-6:45 & Dan Weber, 7-8.

SAT 25th - STRANGE TONES 9PM
​“If surf guitar god Dick Dale found himself in Bogie’s Maltese 
Falcon film-noir underworld, and drank beer at the seedy bar 
with bluesmen Jimmy Reed and Magic Sam, the resulting 
soundtrack might be exactly what the Strange Tones purvey.” 
– Oregonian
The wildly entertaining Strange Tones have blended a unique 
concoction of original blues, rockabilly, surf, and vintage R&B, 
and finished it off with a private eye twist. They’ve shaken and stirred these elements into their own original sound and style known as Crime-A-Billy. Well-crafted songwriting, top notch musicianship, and a playful, engaging stage show have contributed to the band's induction into the Hall of Fame and a multitude of awards from the Cascade Blues Association. “Many people find it hard to show something new within electric blues format and they should ask The Strange Tones for some private lessons as they have found their own niche and truly shine.” -The Voice of the Blues, Przemek Draheim, Poland
"….this too-cool-for-school quartet are a guaranteed good time, mixing sizzling surf, righteous rockabilly and secret-agent-man sang froid. There are zillions of bands in this naked city, but very few sound as good as the Strange Tones..." - Portland Monthly Mag.


SUN 26th - PARTY ANIMAL WEST COAST COMEDY TOUR! CANCELLED

MON 27th THE REAL COMEDY SPOT, featuring The Real Hyjinx.
Doors at 6:30pm, Comedy    9pm, FREE


TUE 28th WINGTIPS An All-Star Blues/Rhythm n' Blues/Swing 9pm $3

WED 29th BLUES JAM W/ SUBURBAN SLIM 8:30pm

FREE 6PM SHOW WOODLANDER

THU 30th NO WAY HOME REUNION
CINDY LOU BANKS  9pm
Award Winning Country Band No Way 
Home Reunites to Benefit Cause
No Way Home reunion to benefit Pit Bull rescue organization
PORTLAND, ORE. October 11, 2014: Portland 
Music Association’s Outstanding Country Act of 
1991 and 1992 will reunite after 20 years on Thursday, 
October 30, 2014 at Duff’s Garage Bar and Grill to 
once again make music and build awareness for Born 
Again Pit Bull Rescue (BAPBR). BAPBR is the longest 
standing registered non-profit rescue in the Portland Metro area “dedicated to giving Pit Bull Terriers the lives they deserve.” Their last public performance was in 1994. 
Showtime is 9:00pm. Tough Lovepyle is the opener at 7PM. 


About No Way Home
No Way Home was founded in 1990 by singer/songwriter Cindy Lou Banks and guitarist/singer Garry Valentine. The other members included Steve Gation, drums and vocals; Clem Houg, bass guitar; and Julie Bonaduce, vocals and percussion. The band was awarded the Portland Music Association's Crystal Award for Outstanding Country Act two years running and was probably the only band in history to play the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, Satyricon AND the Pendelton Round Up, a tribute to their universal appeal. No Way Home is often credited with starting the momentum behind Portland's "alternative" country scene by pioneering a following in downtown rock clubs as well as country bars. Drawing on many elements while remaining firmly rooted in the country music tradition. Their CD, Gone, was critically acclaimed and was picked up by alternative label Tim/Kerr Records. Download CD “GONE”: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/55500571/No%20Way%20Home%20Band.zip

THU 30th TOUGH LOVEPYLE (Americana/Roots) FREE 7pm

FRI 31st BIG MONTI 9pm
BIG MONTI'S HALLOWEEN PARTY!
with very special guests KEVIN SELFE and PETER DAMMANN
$10 Cover DUFF'S GARAGE
$50 Cash Prize for Best Costume at Midnight!

DUFF'S GARAGE has a truly scary line-up for you this year on HALLOWEEN! Northwest guitar monsters, BIG MONTI, KEVIN SELFE and PETER DAMMANN will have you howling at the moon! International recording artist and sometimes vampire, BOYD SMALL will be on drums and "Killer" KELLY DUNN will be on bass. If that weren't enough, at midnight there's also a $50 PRIZE FOR BEST COSTUME! Music starts at 9 PM. $10 cover
His name is Monti Amundson but most people call him Big Monti. Not just because of the man’s physical appearance, but also because of his obvious talent and sheer presence. When Big Monti takes the stage, it’s clear that there’s more going on than the usual extended guitar solos – the man plays and sings larger than life.When Monti gets compared to Stevie Ray Vaughan or Johnny Winter he just says “thank you.” The fact is, the big man has his own style. “I’m a blues guitar player in a band that plays rock n’ roll,” is how Monti explains it. He doesn’t so much as straddle the line between the genres as bend it, ignore it, or race back and forth across it until both sides go up in flames. The blues of Big Monti comes straight from the heart, cuts through your soul and is as real as it gets.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z7Xgl33LkBs Big Monti Amundson 'Broke Down Car'
NOVEMBER 

SAT 1st - SOUL VACCINATION $12 8pm
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 2nd - 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.
MON 3rd Comedy 9pm

TUE 4th - WINGTIPS 8:45pm

WED 5th - SUBURBAN SLIM’S BLUES JAM (blues) $2 8:30pm
WED 5th - Woodlander 6-8pm free

THU 6th - TOUGH LOVEPYLE (Americana/roots rock) 7pm free
​THU 6th - Jame's Grants DETOUR 9:15pm
James Grant is a one of a kind guitarist and his style compared by critics to Eric Johnson, Satriani, Gary Moore and Pink Floyd. His band Blues Mythology is a Funky Modern Blues Rock Band.
James is a well respected guitarist and composer who has worked with and is thought highly of by some of the best in West Coast music. He is dedicated and has devoted his life to composing and playing. As well as being a world-class guitarist, James is also an exceptional songwriter, and engineer as well.

FRI 7th RADIO GIANTS 9pm

SAT 8th -RAE GORDON / STACY JONES 9pm

SUN 9th - DJANGOPHILES - FREE 7:30pm

MON 10th Comedy 9pm

TUE 11th - WINGTIPS (jump swing blues) 8:45pm $3
TUE 11th - SHARKSKIN REVUE (jump swing blues) 6-8pm

WED 12th - BLUES JAM W/ SUBURBAN SLIM 8:30pm
WED 12th - Arthur Moore’s Harmonica Party 6-8pm - FREE

THU 13th - TOUGH LOVEPYLE (Americana/Roots) 7pm free
THU 13th JAMES GRANT'S DETOUR 9:15pm
​James Grant is a one of a kind guitarist and his style compared by critics to Eric Johnson, Satriani, Gary Moore and Pink Floyd. His band Blues Mythology is a Funky Modern Blues Rock Band.
James is a well respected guitarist and composer who has worked with and is thought highly of by some of the best in West Coast music. He is dedicated and has devoted his life to composing and playing. As well as being a world-class guitarist, James is also an exceptional songwriter, and engineer as well.

FRI 14th ELLEN WHYTE-BIG BAND 9pm
FRI 14th - JAWBONE FLATS - 6pm - FREE

SAT 15th LLOYD JONES- 9pm

SUN 16th DJANGOPHILES 7:30pm Free 

MON 17th Comedy 9pm

TUE 18th - JOSH HOYER’S Shadowboxers 8:30pm

WED 19th BLUES JAM W/ SUBURBAN SLIM - 8:30pm
WED 19th - Woodlander 6-8pm free

THU 20th - TOM BERGERON BRASIL BAND 9:15pm $6
The Tom Bergeron Brasil Band plays an eclectic mix of Brazilian 
genres, including the virtuosic instrumental choro that was 
popular in the early 20th Century, the romantic song-samba 
from the 1930s & 1940s, the sultry bossa nova, contemporary 
popular hits, original compositions, and the shake-your-booty-
style samba that is popular today in Rio’s trendy Lapa district.
THU 20th - TOUGH LOVEPYLE (Americana/Roots) 7pm free

FRI 21st - AL HENDRIX / LEVI DEXTER / SHUGGIE B GOODE
FRI 22nd - Alicin Rice’s Singer/Songwriter hour 6-8pm Free

SAT 22nd CEE CEE JAMES Birthday Bash 9pm

SUN 23rd - DJANGOPHILES - 7:30pm Free

MON 24th Comedy 9pm

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

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

THU 27th CLOSED FOR THANKSGIVING.

FRI 28TH CHUCK BERRY TRIBUTE 9pm 

SAT 29th MAC & DUB 9pm

SUN 30th DJANGOPHILES - 7:30pm Free




Hours
Sat-Mon: 6:30pm
Tue-Fri: 3pm

​Contact Us
General Inquiries: 
        (503) 234-BEER
duffsgarage@gmail.com
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Booking Inquiries:
Jon Wallace - duffsgarage@gmail.com
        E-mail Jon Wall
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