5 things to do in Portland today: Thursday, February 13

Feb 12 2020, 6:48 pm

If you’re not on the hunt for the perfect Galentine’s Day event in Portland, fret not. There is still a tremendous list of things to perk up your Thursday. If you’re looking to catch some of the most talented musical acts touring the country, or you want to see some comedy, we’ve got you covered.

Here are five events happening in Portland on Thursday, February 13.

Well-Read Black Girl Book Club

What: Partnering up with Well-Read Black Girl, the Association of Booksellers is hosting new and fantastic book clubs at retailers all over the country.

When: February 13, 2020
Time: 7 pm
Where: Powell’s City of Books — 1005 W Burnside Street, Portland
Admission: Free

Blake Shelton: Friends and Heroes 2020

What: Join country music legend Blake Shelton, as he and a band of merry pals (The Bellamy Brothers, Trace Atkins, and more) perform their hit songs at the Moda Center.

When: February 13, 2020
Time: 7 pm
Where: Moda Center — 1 N Center Court Street, Portland
Admission: $85+. Buy tickets here.

That Damned Hotel

What: Hit up the Sip D’Vine Wine Bar for a sweet foray of hilariously off-beat stage performances and stories hand-picked by show host Jill. It’s live radio, unplugged and most likely uncensored.

When: February 13, 2020
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Sip D’Vine Wine Bar — 7829 SW Capitol Highway, Portland
Admission: By donation (suggested $10+)

Dijon

What: One of the most unique and talented R&B acts of the modern age, Dijon brings contemporary poetry to a Frank Ocean-vibed sound. The quickly rising musician won’t be touring in small venues like this for long, so don’t miss it!

When: February 13, 2020
Time: Doors @ 7 pm | Show @ 8 pm
Where: Holocene — 1001 SE Morrison Street, Portland
Admission: $15+. Get them here.

Greg Behrendt

What: The stand-up comedian and author slings his hilariously quick set north from California to Portland, kicking off the Helium Comedy Club’s jam-packed Valentine’s weekend.

When: February 13, 2020
Time: 8:00 pm
Where: Helium Comedy Club — 1510 SE 9th Avenue, Portland
Admission: $17+. Get them here.