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Chance Hayden turns Peace House Sessions videos into live concert series

Apr 25, 2018

Live and streaming every month, the video series begins concerts at Alberta Street Pub on May 10 with singer Michalangela.

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Bettye LaVette at the Aladdin Theater - Soul'd Out Festival on 04/22/18 Photos

Apr 24, 2018


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Soul'd Out Festival - Cecile McLorin Salvant at Revolution Hall on 04/21/18 Photos

Apr 24, 2018


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Soul'd Out Festival - Lilla at the Roseland on 04-22-18

Apr 23, 2018


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The Generosity of the Robert Glasper’s Jazz Supergroup R+R = NOW at the Roseland Theater April 19, 2018

Apr 21, 2018

By MICHAEL CONLEY // The tone is brash and confident; these are skillful players in their prime. It was easy to imagine any one of them going back to their hotel thinking they had just done what track & field athletes refer to as their "personal best."

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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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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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