Portland to host a variety of music events this week

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If you love live music, there's no time like the present when it comes to getting out and about in Portland. From acoustic tunes to hip hop to Christmas songs, here are the local shows worth checking out this week.

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Suspiro: Acoustic Concert by Joaquin Lopez to Benefit Milagro

From the event description:

Join us for an intimate evening with music and storytelling by Joaquin Lopez.

When: Tuesday, Dec. 17, 6:30-9:30 p.m.
Where: El Zócalo at El Centro Milagro, 537 S.E. Stark
Price: Free

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Global Based: 4 Year Anniversary

From the event description:

DJ Craze & SpydaT.E.K premier their new project Mete Mano at the Global Based 4 Year Anniversary.

When: Friday, Dec. 20, 9 p.m.-2 a.m.
Where: Holocene, 1001 S.E. Morrison St.
Price: $15

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Fifth Alarm Band + Toy & Joy Makers Toy Drive

From the event description:

Formed in 2012, these Portland Firefighters love to serve the public while at the firehouse, and use music to continue helping their neighbors when off-duty. Get more info about Fifth Alarm Band here. Bring a new toy to donate to Toy and Joy Makers and get Ponderosa swag!

When: Friday, Dec. 20, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.
Where: Ponderosa Lounge & Grill, 10350 N. Vancouver Way
Price: $10

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'Miracle on Hawthorne' Hip Hop Food Drive

From the event description:

The Flvx Society Presents: "Miracle on Hawthorne" — a night of hip hop to give back to people in need. Admission is one or more canned food items that will be donated to the houseless community of Portland. Please come out and join the cause and watch amazing performances from: Jee Sick, Packard Browne, RaRa Light, P1LOT, Trunk Mobb, Mat Randol, DC Capital, Jetes, Groundup Studios, Yung Tyree, Kid Moe, Archie Trillfiger, SaintAlex, Coldle'roy TGC and The Black Pioneers DJing the night!

When: Friday, Dec. 20, 8 p.m.
Where: Hawthorne Hideaway, 2221 S.E. Hawthorne Blvd.
Price: Free

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It's a Tony Starlight Christmas!

From the event description:

Remember the classic holiday TV shows of your childhood, when entertainers like Bing Crosby and Dean Martin spread the holiday cheer far and wide and you couldn't help but feel the warmth and glow of the  season? Now in its 13th season, It's a Tony Starlight  Christmas brings back these uplifting holiday traditions and puts a fresh, comedic spin on them.

When: Thursday, Dec. 19, 7:30 p.m.
Where: 1125 S.E. Madison
Price: $25

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