Vintage Swing Jazz

The Jenny Finn Orchestra plays the vintage danceable swing jazz of the 20’s-40’s with a unique blend of sophisticated vocals, alto sax/flute, archtop and gypsy guitars supported by upright bass and percussion. The JFO is a group of jazz-inspired musicians whose love for these depression-era tunes is enhanced by their eclectic backgrounds that range from straight ahead jazz to jump blues to avant-garde to rock & roll to pop.

The Band

Vocals: Courtney Freed
Archtop Guitar: Hank Hadeed
Bass/Vocals: James Cook
Reeds/Vocals: Joshua Gilbert
Gypsy Guitar: Twayn Williams


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We have a standing residency at The Secret Society, every 2nd Saturday of the month for Happy Hour, 6-8pm! Come check us out!

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We've got the AC on blast, getting ready for a scorcher tonight!

At 6pm we've got Happy Hour in the ballroom with The Jenny Finn Orchestra, playing vintage swing jazz of the 20s-40s. $5 Admission, $5 Food/Drink Specials! (6-8PM, All Ages - 16 & under are free!).

At 9pm Hip Stew hits the stage for a ripping soul/funk party. After they've incinerated the joint, we've got a special surprise set of 70s-80s soul and rock covers from an all star band of Redray Frazier, Ezra Holbrook, Michael Jodell Brown, Matthew Denton Brown, Allen Hunter, and Scotty Weddle!

Friends, there's only one way to deal with a hot August it out! See y'all tonight.
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Hip Stew & Surprise Guests at The Secret Society

August 13, 2016, 9:00pm

Hip Stew at The Secret Society

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The Jenny Finn Orchestra at The Secret Society

August 13, 2016, 6:00pm

The Jenny Finn Orchestra returns for Happy Hour at The Secret Society, Sat June 13. Featuring the outrageous Courtney Freed on vocals!

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We've got it all happening at The Secret Society this week!

THU 8/11 Portland Lindy Society Presents Thursday Swing! with The Hot Club Time Machine and Swinging Doors. $8 for the entire evening (5 hours of dancing, plus lessons!), All Ages until 8PM, 16 & under are free. $5 Food/Drink Specials!. Tickets:

FRI 8/12 We've got a good old fashioned indie rock show with Wilkinson Blades, Pacific Mean Time, and Among Authors. 9pm, 21+, $8. Tickets:

SAT 8/13 Soul masters Hip Stew bring the funk for a sizzling dance party on a hot summer night! 9:30pm, 21+, just $5! Tickets:

SUN 8/14 Indie-Americana showcase with Mike Coykendall (Official), Portland's busiest sideman, producer, and recordist (M. Ward, Blitzen Trapper, She & Him). Making this night extra special will be rare solo sets by Norman Baker (Norman Baker & The Backroads), William Surly (The Lonesome Billies), and Matt Green (Slaw Jaw). 7pm, 21+, just $5! Tickets:
Happy Hour: Music & Dancing Every Friday - Saturday in the ballroom: $5 Admission, $5 Food/Drink Specials! (6-8PM, All Ages - 16 & under are free!)

Fri 8/12 Western swing kings Pete Krebs and his Portland Playboys. Tickets:

Sat 8/13 Vintage swing jazz of the 20s-40s with The Jenny Finn Orchestra. Tickets:
WED 8/17 - SAT 8/20 International Pop Overthrow Music Festival comes to Portland for Four Nights and 22 Bands of Pure Pop Rock and Roll Bliss! Gorge yourself in a smorgasbord of (mostly) Portland acts, all carrying the torch for the greats of classic pop song craft, from Brian Wilson, Ray Davies, and Harry Nilsson to Elvis Costello, The Clash, Cheap Trick, Jellyfish, and everything in-between.

This is no mere tribute festival, but a well-curated showcase of acts who have one enduring desire - for their songs to be so firmly situated in your being that they ought to be paying rent.

4 night pass just $30:

Individual nights $10.

Wednesday 8/17: 302, Cartoon Spirits, The Satisfied Minds, Flurries, Airport. Tickets:

Thursday 8/18: Stay Up, The The Resolectrics, Ships Have Sailed, Matthew Heller, Sam Densmore. Tickets:

Friday 8/19: Swansea, The Diagonal, Metropolitan Farms, Silver Ships, Steve Barton, Lucio Barbarino. Tickets:

Saturday 8/20: Swim Atlantic, The Cool Whips, RAF Mod Band, the Loved, Danny Delegato, Phil Ajjarapu. Tickets:
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Our debut CD, Shadow Over Swingtown, is available at CD Baby.


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