The Laurelthirst mourns the loss of one of our cornerstone musicians, Mr. Jimmy Boyer. Jim played literally over a thousand shows here at the Pub, and we will sorely miss him. May his songs always be sung. Godspeed and fare thee well, Jimmy. xoxo
leaders of the city's bluegrass, folk, old-time,
gypsy jazz and Americana scenes, plus various
combinations thereof, can be found every night at this entirely kickass
I've never seen a bad show here."
- Ben Waterhouse, 2011 Willamette Week
L to R: Tim Acott, Bingo, Neil Glipin,
Jimmy Boyer, Dan Haley, Pete Krebs.
25+ YEARS OF FRIENDS AND MUSIC
Portland's KGW (Channel 8) came down on the first night of our 25th Anniversary and did a little segment here:
LaurelThirst Public House has been part of
the Kearns Neighborhood in Portland
Oregon since 1988. Since its opening, The LaurelThirst has strived
a great place for people to gather and eat
good and reasonably priced food, choose from a large selection of
wines (many of them local) and a place to
hear the best local music that Portland has to offer in a relaxed and
The LaurelThirst has been lucky enough to
foster a community of exceptional and diverse people that includes its
neighbors and customers. It is a community
that we are constantly thankful for.