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Cathedral Park Jazz Festival lives online: streaming this weekend.

Portland's most idyllic music festival will unfold on it's usual weekend but this year, streaming. Watch Friday through Sunday July 17-19. Here's how you can watch.

Cathedral Park Jazz Festival lives online: streaming this weekend.

Lady A at the Waterfront Blues Festival / OMN photo

Lady A: The singer not the group. Her story. / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #254

By TOM D'ANTONI // Blues/Soul singer Lady A has been calling herself that for decades. Recently Lady Antebellum got suddenly woke and changed their name to hers. Singer Lady A talks about the battle for the use of her name.

Lady A: The singer not the group. Her story. / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #254

Rose City Circus with Oregon Country Fair, Alberta Rose Theater, 7-10-2020

Tyler Stenson performs on this week's OMN Live TODAY Sunday, July 12 at 6pm

The latest live-streaming performer in the weekly OMN Live series is singer/songwriter Tyler Stenson. Watch him at 6pm on the OMN Facebook page.

Tyler Stenson performs on this week's OMN Live TODAY Sunday, July 12 at 6pm

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Cathedral Park Jazz Festival lives online: streaming this weekend.

Jul 15, 2020

Portland's most idyllic music festival will unfold on it's usual weekend but this year, streaming. Watch Friday through Sunday July 17-19. Here's how you can watch.

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Lady A: The singer not the group. Her story. / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #254

Jul 14, 2020

By TOM D'ANTONI // Blues/Soul singer Lady A has been calling herself that for decades. Recently Lady Antebellum got suddenly woke and changed their name to hers. Singer Lady A talks about the battle for the use of her name.

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Rose City Circus with Oregon Country Fair, Alberta Rose Theater, 7-10-2020

Jul 12, 2020

By JOHN RUDOFF //

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Tyler Stenson performs on this week's OMN Live TODAY Sunday, July 12 at 6pm

Jul 11, 2020

The latest live-streaming performer in the weekly OMN Live series is singer/songwriter Tyler Stenson. Watch him at 6pm on the OMN Facebook page.

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Farnell Newton, a new label of his own and keeping very busy in the time of covid / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #253

Jul 9, 2020

By TOM D'ANTONI // The unstoppable trumpeter, composer, producer, label owner with a new album on his own label lofijazzsoul.

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Featured Audio

Jun 24, 2020

Skip vonKuske: The cellist at work during a pandemic / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #252

By TOM D'ANTONI // Although Portland Cello Project, Groovy Wallpaper and Skip vonKuske's other projects, solo and otherwise are prevented from in-person appearances, he's had a busy spring.

Today Portland Cello Project’s Skip vonKuske is in the Artichoke Music Café with me. That’s not the only ensemble he’s involved with. He has lots of projects and after we’re ...

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May 22, 2020

Celebrating World Goth Day with “My Summer as a Goth” film composer Jana Cushman

By ANA AMMANN // Talking about music supervision and film scoring with Jana Cushman of Darkswoon on World Goth Day. Download the My Summer as a Goth Motion Picture Soundtrack on Bandcamp today.

Noting that Goths tend to shy away from the limelight, DJ Cruel Brittania “accidentally engineered” the first World Goth Day in the UK, when he encouraged followers to publicly embrace who ...

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Apr 6, 2020

Sammy Hagar & The Circle: Won't Get Fooled Again

By SCOTT CUNNINGHAM // Crank it up with this terrific Who cover

Who says you can't make great music during a lockdown? Sammy Hagar & The Circle hooked up over the net to record an in-your-face cover of the Who classic Won't Get Fooled Again. Crank the volume ...

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Mar 27, 2020

Bob Dylan: Murder Most Foul

By SCOTT CUNNINGHAM // Epic ballad recounts JFK assassination

Bob Dylan released his first new song today in nearly a decade, a haunting, epic ballad detailing the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in 1963. The release was a surprise in music circles and ...

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Mar 12, 2020

Size 85 High Tops’ “Someplace Else Maybe,” off of their forthcoming album, Rev It Up? / Premiere

Portland's Size 85 High Tops’ forthcoming album, Rev It Up (In Music We Trust Records), fuses power pop, prog, acid-folk, and country

We are told: Portland’s Size 85 High Tops’ forthcoming album, Rev It Up (In Music We Trust Records), fuses power pop, prog, acid-folk, and country to deliver a dark and lovely ...

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