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Acoustic/Folk

Remembering Kelly Joe Phelps

06/03/2022 | 10 comments

By TERRY CURRIER // Kelly Joe Phelps passed on May 31 at his home in Iowa. Terry Currier of Music Millennium managed him for a time. He recorded for Terry's Burnside label. 

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Pretty Gritty's Final/Not Final show / Saturday, May 28 Artichoke Music Cafe

05/25/2022 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Pretty Gritty, a duo featuring Sarah Anne Wolfe and Blaine Heinonen has been around since they moved to Portland from the D.C. area twelve years ago. Now Sarah is moving to ...

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Photo by Elizabeth Campbell

Farewell to Artichoke's retiring Bob Howard / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #337

05/19/2022 | 2 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Bob Howard just retired as Artichoke Music's Executive Director. Therin lie some tales.

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Whim Grace at Al's Den, March 31, 2022 / Photos

04/01/2022 | 0 comments

By JOHN RUDOFF //

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Boone Johnson of Moon and Bike: Ambient meets Americana / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #319

11/11/2021 | 1 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // A new duo made up of guys who have been playing together for decades. Moon and Bike combine acoustic and electric guitars. The gigs are starting to happen. Next one is Friday, December ...

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Acoustic Guitar Summit

Doug Smith: The Return of Acoustic Guitar Summit / Coffeeshop Conversations #316

10/21/2021 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // After a year's absence, Acoustic Guitar Summit is back for their traditional holiday concerts. Our guest Doug Smith, plus Terry Robb and Mark Hanson.

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Stephanie Strange (and the Familiars) have a new album. Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #315

10/14/2021 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // New music from Strange and the Familiars and just how Strange are they? Listen to "Pie" after the conversation.

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Photo: Jos and Tree

Stephanie Schneiderman's latest solo album Crossfire out now

10/01/2021 | 0 comments

By ANA AMMANN // On Crossfire, Stephanie Schneiderman takes matters into her own hands as an artist and first time producer on her own album.

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The Last of the True Believers: A Farewell to Nanci Griffith

08/15/2021 | 2 comments

By ART LEVINE // The news of folk singer Nanci Griffith's death struck me like one of her songs, a gentle arrow straight to the heart.

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Brian Koch and Kara Harris are Dead Lee. Photos by Mathieu Lewis-Rolland

Dead Lee emerge from pandemic with new record, 'Ride Or Die', string of dates

05/19/2021 | 0 comments

By Phil Favorite// Cosmic-folk duo to open a sold-out show with Ashleigh Flynn & The Riveters at Alberta Street Pub in Portland, Thursday, May 20

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Singer/songwriter Carl Solomon: Soldier Songs and Voices / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #281

02/18/2021 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Meet singer/songwriter Carl Solomon. He's part of Soldier Songs and Voices an Artichoke weekly online ZOOM event.

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Flat Five: "Buglight" / OMN Featured video

12/07/2020 | 0 comments

Flat Five is Kelly Hogan and Nora O'Connor (Neko Case, The Decemberists), Scott Ligon and Casey McDonough (NRBQ) and Alex Hall (J.D. McPherson) - are releasing a new album of twisted sunshine vocal ...

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Jon Neufeld: Master guitarist and master of mastering / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #268

10/28/2020 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Guitarist Jon Neufeld is in the Artichoke Cafe bringing a sunny disposition in spite of it all.

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Artichoke Music streams Halloween night Concert to Support Wildlife Relief

10/26/2020 | 0 comments

October 31 streaming benefit for Wildlife relief at Artichoke Musc featuringDan Weber with bassist Michael Henchman, local folk duo Pretty Gritty and folk music legend Tom May. The performance ...

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

07/11/2020 | 0 comments

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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Fox and Bones "Live in Camas" 06-24-20 / Photos

06/25/2020 | 0 comments

By BRENT ANGELO //

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