Sallie Ford and her Sound Outside mix classic jazz and blues

Sallie Ford & The Sound Outside mines a sweet spot between modern and vintage tunes, on stage at 9:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 11, at Wild Buffalo, 208 W. Holly St.

Ford’s voice has elicited comparisons to classic jazz and blues icons. Since 2008, the Portland, Ore., quartet has been intertwining elements of swinging roots rock, country, jazz and blues with a contemporary lyrical stance.

Cover: $6 advance, $8 day of show. Details: 360-746-8733, wildbuffalo.net.