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

04/21/2018 | 0 comments

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 ...

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The Go! Team with Skating Polly at the Doug Fir Lounge, Portland on 03/29/18

04/11/2018 | 0 comments

Review by SARAH PAYNE Photos by BENJAMIN MAH // The Go! Team is nothing but FUN – in all caps – infused with a nostalgic take on childhood summers spent playing double-dutch and cooling ...

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Photo by Jason Charme

Alex Weinberg and Fresh Track rattle the funky cellar doors at the Goodfoot Monday, April 9

04/07/2018 | 0 comments

By JEFFREY MELTON // Alex Weinberg and Fresh Track have a busy spring and summer playing guitar and keyboards all over the state.

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Pretty Gritty's "Seven Year Itch" drops day after Portland gig

03/27/2018 | 1 comments

By LOU FLESH // Sarah Wolff and Blaine Heinonen sing songs that feel alive, like make-out sessions on warm lake sand. Pretty Gritty CD release at Mission Theatre Thursday, March 29

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Photo by Anthony Pidgeon

Pussy Riot at Doug Fir Lounge 3/20/2018 / Review

03/22/2018 | 1 comments

By Lisa Helfer // Enter Pussy Riot...Baklava-clad in day-glo vests and jackets. Laptops pushed out beats to the packed-in crowd while the group performed in front of a large video screen with swirling ...

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Photo by Jonas Akerlund

Pussy Riot Embarks on First-Ever U.S. Tour: Group Descends on Portland for Two Nights at the Doug Fir Lounge

03/14/2018 | 0 comments

By LISA HELFER // The Russian collective, featuring Nadya Tolokonnikova, Maria Alyokhina, and Yekaterina Samutsevich will play two nights in Portland next week on March 20 (sold out) and 21, 2018 ...

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Real World Collective presents Peter Gabriel's "Secret World Live” Revolution Hall, Thursday, March 15th

03/11/2018 | 0 comments

By Lou Fleischer // Real World Collective presents Peter Gabriel's  "Secret World Live” Revolution Hall, Thursday, March 15th. And its a benefit for Mercy Corps. Not your ...

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Anderson East at Revolution Hall Friday night

03/07/2018 | 0 comments

By SCOTT CUNNINGHAM // Latest album is a superb effort

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Rachel Yamagata Set to Captivate Portland at the Old Church This Wednesday

02/28/2018 | 0 comments

By MIKE LEWIS // The Old Church with its gothic Victorian design seems the ideal location for Rachel Yamagata and her exotic Indie Rock.

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Unholy Blackness Falls as Dark Funeral Invades Portland

02/27/2018 | 0 comments

By MIKE LEWIS // Black Metal visits Analog

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Photo by John Rudoff

Portland's All Classical Radio offers its first Lovefest Concert

02/17/2018 | 0 comments

By HOLLY JOHNSON // A concert, a party, a singalong. All Classical Portland’s Lovefest Concert on Feb. 15 brought sweet, wild life to the Alberta Rose Theatre.

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Kenji Bunch (viola) and Monica Ohuchi (piano)

Benefit for All Classical Portland features Musical Couples

02/13/2018 | 0 comments

By HOLLY JOHNSON // This special concert, offering love-inspired pieces for the Valentine season, gives these real-life partners a chance to perform together pieces of their choosing. Thursday, February ...

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Photo by Micaiah Carter

New Zealand pop artist Kimbra plays Wonder Ballroom Thursday, Feb 8

02/06/2018 | 0 comments

By SARAH PAYNE // “I think music is a real symbol of unity,” Kimbra said. “It defies gender, race, culture, language – everyone understands melody and groove, and it brings ...

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The Big Beat: Fats Domino and the Birth of Rock and Roll / Reel Music35

01/22/2018 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // The real King of Rock n Roll's documentary screens Thursday, January 25 at the Whitsell Auditorium as part of Northwest Film Center's annual orgy of music docs!

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Jason Marsalis Quartet and Mel Brown’s B3 Band- 1/18/18 at Jack London Revue / A musician's review

01/19/2018 | 0 comments

By MICHAEL CONLEY // The percussionist/vibist comes to Portland. "...a tall, lanky person, and the vibes we're right up in the front of the stage, so the visual effect of his mallets scurrying across the ...

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Eric Clapton

Reel Music 35: Complete festival lineup!

01/03/2018 | 0 comments

Northwest Film Center's annual orgy of music documentaries! January 12-30. Find your favorites here.

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Billy Joel at Moda Center: An Evening with the Piano Man / Photo gallery & review

12/09/2017 | 1 comments

By MIKE LEWIS // Billy Joel plays the hits at a sold-out Moda Center in Portland.

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Big Head Todd and the Monsters ~ Photo by Jason Siegel

Big Head Todd and the Monsters play Revolution Hall Thursday

12/05/2017 | 0 comments

By SCOTT CUNNINGHAM // New album is a great addition to their discography

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Paquito D'Rivera at PSU Fall Concert

11/28/2017 | 0 comments

By MICHAEL CONLEY // The Cuban Maestro plays with some of Portland's finest musicians and music students. He " delighted the packed house with his extraordinary musicianship."

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Photo by Kiel Scott

Donald Harrison: The Big Chief plays at Jack London Revue 11/19/2017

11/20/2017 | 1 comments

By Michael Shoehorn Conley// The Portland saxophone player listens and reacts to the New Orleans sax master.

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