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How to behave when you're being interviewed (by a journalist)

By TOM D'ANTONI // Hey musicians! Or anyone, really. Follow these simple instructions on how to be interviewed.

How to behave when you're being interviewed (by a journalist)

Alex Addy: Coffeeshop Conversation #152 / Keeping Obo's legacy alive

By TOM D'ANTONI // Okropong, part of the Obo Addy Legacy Project, will perform at the Waterfront Blues Festival on Thursday, July 5. Alex is one of Obo's sons.

Alex Addy: Coffeeshop Conversation #152 / Keeping Obo's legacy alive

Chris Elkorek of Tempest Gold talks to Inessa / audio

By INESSA // Surprising new singer Chris Elkorek of Tempest Gold sits down and talks with Inessa about his life and music.

Chris Elkorek of Tempest Gold talks to Inessa / audio

Tara Velarde: Kicking off season 5 of PDX Spotlight / Full show video

Five years later, PDX Spotlight is going strong! Singer Tara Velarde at The Old Church Concert Hall!

Tara Velarde: Kicking off season 5 of PDX Spotlight / Full show video

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How to behave when you're being interviewed (by a journalist)

Jun 14, 2018

By TOM D'ANTONI // Hey musicians! Or anyone, really. Follow these simple instructions on how to be interviewed.

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Alex Addy: Coffeeshop Conversation #152 / Keeping Obo's legacy alive

Jun 14, 2018

By TOM D'ANTONI // Okropong, part of the Obo Addy Legacy Project, will perform at the Waterfront Blues Festival on Thursday, July 5. Alex is one of Obo's sons.

read more

Chris Elkorek of Tempest Gold talks to Inessa / audio

Jun 13, 2018

By INESSA // Surprising new singer Chris Elkorek of Tempest Gold sits down and talks with Inessa about his life and music.

read more

Tara Velarde: Kicking off season 5 of PDX Spotlight / Full show video

Jun 11, 2018

Five years later, PDX Spotlight is going strong! Singer Tara Velarde at The Old Church Concert Hall!

read more

Sugarland at Moda Center June 9, 2018 Photos

Jun 10, 2018

By BRENT ANGELO //

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Featured Audio

Apr 9, 2018

Leo Islo - "Lush Life" feat. Dani Poppitt (Damon Steele Remix)

This remix by of "Lush Life" by Damon Steele Portland artist LEO ISLO is currently #1 on Hype Machine

"When I was given the opportunity to do a remix for my label-mate Leo Islo I was honored. Unfortunately, I was having a bad case of writers block when I started work on the project. Two weeks later I ...

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Nov 17, 2017

Marti Mendenhall: "Here I am Home"

A new Christmas song from Marti Mendenhall...just out.

Portland based Jazz Singer Songwriter, Marti Mendenhall, releases her new Holiday Single, “Here I Am Home.” Recently featured in Oregon Music News,  this will be Marti’s third ...

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Oct 11, 2017

Find Yourself: Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real

By SCOTT CUNNINGHAM // Lukas Nelson hits big with Find Yourself off of his latest album.

After cutting his musical chops the past ten years, Lukas Nelson may finally have broken through to the national stage in a major way. His latest album "Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real" is a great ...

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Sep 5, 2017

Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit appear at Keller Auditorium next Monday

By SCOTT CUNNINGHAM // Latest release up for CMA Album of the Year

Life is full of irony and the latest musical version of this observation comes from the Country Music Association. Over the weekend, Jason Isbell's latest release, "The Nashville Sound", was announced ...

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Jul 17, 2017

Janiva Magness: Love Wins Again

By SCOTT CUNNINGHAM // 2017 Grammy nominee plays White Eagle Saloon July 28

Last year Janiva Magness scored a Grammy nomination in the Best Comtemporary Blues Album category for her "Love Wins Again". Although she didn't bring home the gold, the album was probably the best work ...

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