Here's a sampler of the city's best music venues.
The Blue Monk. 5 p.m.–2 a.m. Tue–Sun. 3341 S.E. Belmont St.; www.thebluemonk.com or 503/595-0575.
Jazz at the Lobby Court, Benson Hotel. 9 p.m. Wed–Sat; free. 309 S.W. Broadway Ave.; www.bensonhotel.com or 503/228-2000.
Jazz Society of Oregon. With a $36 annual membership you receive a subscription to the monthly magazine Jazzscene. www.jsojazzscene.org or 503/234-1332.
Jimmy Mak's. 7:30 p.m. Mon–Wed, 9 p.m. Thu–Sat. 300 N.W. 10th Ave. (at Everett St.); www.jimmymaks.com or 503/295-6542.
Leroy Vinnegar Jazz Institute, Portland State University. "Remembrance: The Music of Jim Pepper" 7:30 p.m. Feb 11. 1011 S.W. 12th Ave.; 503/725-5828.
Portland Jazz Festival. Feb 11–20. www.pdxjazz.com or 503/228-5299.
Chamber Music Northwest. Brahms Festival (in collaboration with the Oregon Symphony) Feb 18–28. 35th Anniversary Summer Festival Jun 27–Jul 31. www.cmnw.org or 503/294-6400.
Friends of Chamber Music. Chanticleer, a 12-man a cappella ensemble, Feb 26–27. www.focm.org or 503/725-3307.
Oregon Symphony. Dvorák Cello Concerto Feb 5–7. "Evening of Romance" Pops concert Feb 12–14. Brahms Festival Feb 18–28 (Brahms Symphony no. 2 Feb 19–21; Brahms German Requiem Feb 26–28). www.orsymphony.org or 503/228-1353.
Portland Baroque Orchestra. Haydn and Mozart performances with baroque violinist Andrew Manze. Feb 11–13. www.pbo.org or 503/222-6000.
Portland State University Piano Recital Series. Louis Lortie, Canadian concert pianist, Mar 19–20. www.fpa.pdx.edu/prs or 503/725-3307.
Artichoke Music. Check website for upcoming performances. Store open 10–6 Tue–Sat. 3130-A S.E. Hawthorne Blvd.; www.artichokemusic.com or 503/232-8845.
Homowo African Arts & Cultures. Check website for upcoming performances. www.homowo.org or 503/288-3025.
Pink Martini. Check website for upcoming performances. www.pinkmartini.com