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New releases this week

12/01/2016 | 0 comments

Including John Legend, pictured

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Report Jimmy Mak's closing for good, owner's health is the reason / UPDATED

11/28/2016 | 2 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Will not open the new club. Closing after new year's due to owner's health / Jimmy Mak's official statement

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Are musicians and music going down the tubes?

11/28/2016 | 2 comments

By PETER GODFREY-SMITH // The threat to professional music is becoming acute.

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Babes In Toyland

New releases this week

11/24/2016 | 0 comments

Check out what just came out.

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And now Sharon Jones is dead

11/18/2016 | 0 comments

At age 60, from cancer

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And now Mose Allison is dead.

11/15/2016 | 2 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // A few words on loss.

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Leonard Cohen, dead at 82

11/11/2016 | 0 comments

By DAVID VEST // Here was somebody who could take you to places even poets couldn't take you, states of beauty unreachable by other means.

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Lisa Lepine tribute concert at the Crystal Ballroom on Sunday, 11/13

11/10/2016 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // "Dream Do Dazzle" a giant concert for the late Oregon music industry giant and her Musicians Relief Fund. 

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Happy Birthday to OMN - and an opportunity for you to join us

10/26/2016 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Yeah, it's been that long. SMH. We have a place for your work here.

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Dylan's Nobel Prize: A few words from Canada's best blues pianist

10/14/2016 | 0 comments

By DAVID VEST // As for the whole baffled literary establishment, something is happening here and they still don't know what it is.

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Niamh: PDX Spotlight show for October / Full show video

10/10/2016 | 0 comments

Discover a new talent. She sings from her new EP  I Am Fire

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Fox and Bones: PDX Spotlight for September - full show video

09/12/2016 | 0 comments

Sarah Wild and Scott Gilmore are Fox and Bones

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Vie de Boheme closing - another victim of Portlandiazation

08/17/2016 | 2 comments

More and more of Portland disappears, taking the music scene with it.

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Portland Black Music Festival announces a funky lineup

08/05/2016 | 1 comments

Funk-filled festival on Sunday, September 11 at the Mission Theater. Here's the lineup!

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George Colligan

Montavilla Jazz Festival 2016 - Serious cats gather to play for you

07/22/2016 | 0 comments

George Colligan headlines and plays two diverse sets. A festival full of mind-blowing Jazz. August 20 & 21.

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Photo by Jon Garcia

Jeremy Wilson Foundation establishes Lisa Lepine Musician's Relief Fund

07/13/2016 | 0 comments

She was working on it at the time of her death, and Wilson has followed through. Memorial concert planned for Fall. A message from her family and friends.

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Sleater-Kinney

Sleater-Kinney leads Oregon Music Hall of Fame Induction Announcements

07/12/2016 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Inducted as a group, as Artist of the Year and co-winner of Album of the Year. List of all the inductees here.

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The final weekend

Rose Room kaput owners bail after three months

07/07/2016 | 0 comments

Former Country music room, former strip club, now former music venue.

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Lisa Lepine / Photo by Jon Garcia

Lisa Lepine, mentor, manager, publicist, pro-motion queen, friend...dead at 58

07/05/2016 | 100 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Her talent for putting people together made her one of the most important figures in Oregon music for decades. "Dream. Do. Dazzle."

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Photo by Sunny Clark

Bill Phillips: Safeway Waterfront Blues stage manager's final festival - video

07/02/2016 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // After 27 years, this will be his last festival.

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