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Terry Currier Day proclaimed in Portland

06/23/2017 | 0 comments

Saturday, August 12 will be formally announced on July 4 at the Safeway Waterfront Blues Festival.

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Slants win in Supreme Court

06/19/2017 | 0 comments

Years-long fight to trademark their name finally comes to an end.

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Thara Memory at Safeway Waterfront Blues Festival 2014. Photo by John Rudoff

Thara Memory, Oregon music icon, dead at 69

06/18/2017 | 2 comments

Word began spreading on social media around 11pm Saturday night. Details to follow.

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Tedeschi Trucks Band named Band of the Year at 2017 Blues Music Awards

Curtis Salgado has big night at 2017 Blues Music Awards

05/12/2017 | 1 comments

By SCOTT CUNNINGHAM // Tedeschi Trucks Band named Band of the Year

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LCD Soundsystem, Photo: Bill Ebbesen

LCD Soundsystem will Replace Frank Ocean at Sasquatch! Music Festival; Blitzen Trapper and More Added

05/07/2017 | 0 comments

By MEGHAN KEARNEY // LCD Soundsystem will return to Sasquatch! Music Festival after seven years, marking their first trip to the Pacific Northwest since their 2011 break-up. 

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Climbing to No. 1 proves to be tough nut to crack for TajMo

04/20/2017 | 0 comments

By SCOTT CUNNINGHAM // Duo knocks off bag of nuts to reach top Amazon spot in blues category

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Jimmy Makarounis Benefit poster released

03/25/2017 | 0 comments

By SCOTT CUNNINGHAM // Tickets going fast for benefit

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Chuck Berry, dead at 90

03/18/2017 | 0 comments

The musical giant, passed away in Missouri. His one lick changed the world.

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Taj Mahal and Keb  Mo  join forces for TajMo // Photo by Bob Minkin

TajMo: Taj Mahal and Keb' Mo' team up for new album

03/15/2017 | 0 comments

By SCOTT CUNNINGHAM // Release set for May 5, national tour planned

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Photo by Xillia Faye Photography

Dancer Russell Bruner takes a stand in Burlesque blackface contoversy

03/12/2017 | 0 comments

Bruner and others refused to perform in a French show with a blackface Burlesque performer.

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UPDATED: Curtis Salgado undergoes quadruple bypass surgery

03/09/2017 | 9 comments

By SCOTT CUNNINGHAM // Portland icon had mild heart attack on Tuesday while on tour

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Safeway Watertront Blues Festival 2017 announces preliminary lineup

03/06/2017 | 0 comments

30th anniversary celebration takes place June 30 - July 4,2017 at Tom McCall Waterfront Park and benefits Oregon Food Bank.

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Thara Memory indicted on multiple sex abuse charges / UPDATED

02/27/2017 | 1 comments

Grand jury indictments says KGW, "girls and women." UPDATE: Full police statement included.

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MILCK s flashmob performance of her song  Quiet  at the Women s March on Washington,  January, 2017

MILCK comes to Portland this week to emPOWer

02/26/2017 | 0 comments

See MILCK perform at the opening of the Portland Oregon Women’s Film Festival (POWFest) this Thursday at 6:30 pm at the Hollywood Theatre.

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What The Festival, Dufur, OR

What The Festival Releases First Lineup Announcement

02/15/2017 | 0 comments

By MEGHAN KEARNEY // First What The Festival Lineup includes Grammatik, Classixx, Giraffage, Cut Copy, Barclay Crenshaw, and more!

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Sasquatch! Music Festival

Sasquatch! Music Festival 2017 brings Frank Ocean, The Shins, Chance the Rapper, Phantogram and more

02/08/2017 | 0 comments

By: MEGHAN KEARNEY // The gold in this year's Sasquatch lineup lies in the undercard and we've carefully mapped out the must-see acts set to play year's festival!

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Elbow

New releases this week

02/05/2017 | 0 comments

Find out what's new and just out or re-released...CD's and vinyl.

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Elliot Smith Podcast begins on Friday

02/02/2017 | 0 comments

Limited run. See the amazing guest list.

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Photo by Athony Pidgeon

Slants have their (to)day in (the U.S. Supreme) Court / UPDATED WITH COURT TRANSCRIPT

01/18/2017 | 0 comments

Here's what the Slants Simon Tam had to say when it was over...and their video, out today. // PLUS: FULL TRANSCRIPT OF TODAY'S ARGUMENT

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Voices Carry: MILCK launches #icantkeepquiet protest project

01/18/2017 | 4 comments

By ANA AMMANN // Multicultural Artists Inspire Expression And Participation In Upcoming March On Washington

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