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Acoustic/Folk

Review and Photos of First Night of Portland's Folk Festival...the Day Before the Storm

02/03/2024 | 0 comments

By BOB HOWARD//  ...and the show will go on! the Festival Dug out of the Storm and Returns with a Super Sunday Marathon -- 2 days in 1 -- This Sunday, February 4   

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Portland's Folk Festival Opens Friday at Crystal Ballroom

01/10/2024 | 1 comments

BOB HOWARD// Greg Holden, a hidden treasure in our midst headlines Sunday

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Kelly and Woody
photo from Website

Brightwell and Moran find a Land of Plenty

12/11/2023 | 0 comments

By BOB HOWARD // Portland songwriting duo find international recognition 

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Doug Smith, Tom May and Donny Wright photo by Bob Howard

Gordon Lightfoot Smiles on Portland / At Alberta Rose Theater / Friday November 17, 2023 / Review

11/19/2023 | 0 comments

By BOB HOWARD // The watchman Lives on in an Oregon tribute to Gordon Lightfoot.

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The Sensational Barnes Brothers
photo by BOB HOWARD

The Curtain Closes on the Sisters Folk Festival 2023

10/13/2023 | 0 comments

BOB HOWARD // What happened this year and looking forward to 2024.

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Crys Matthews
photo by Emily April Allen

Changemaker, Crys Matthews Brings New hope-Fueled by Compassionate Dissent / Sisters Folk Festival 2023

10/02/2023 | 0 comments

By BOB HOWARD // Day 3 Highlight - Crys Matthews - Sisters Folk Festival 2023

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Olive Klug
big bear photoshoot

Social Media Sensation, Olive Klug - Coming of Age / Sisters Folk Festival

09/30/2023 | 0 comments

By BOB HOWARD // Day 2 Highlight - Olive Klug - Sisters Folk Festival 2023

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Humbird
photo by Bob Howard

Sisters Folk Festival Opening Night September 29, 2023

09/30/2023 | 0 comments

By BOB HOWARD // 24 artists, 7 venues rocking in Sisters on Opening Night! 

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Wonderly's new album "Appropriate 'til Death" Finding a story in every moment of life

09/07/2023 | 1 comments

By BOB HOWARD //  When you listen to their newest album Appropriate ‘til Death Wonderly, Jim Brunberg and Ben Landsverk,find a story in every moment of life. The whole album is ...

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The Accidentals: L-R Katie Larson, Patti Pershayla, Savannah Buist. www.theaccidentalsmusic.com

Sisters Folk Festival 2023 Preview: All you need to know about this year's festival

08/28/2023 | 0 comments

By BOB HOWARD // This year’s festival begins on Friday, September 29.  Seven stages host 33 artists and over 90 performances. This year’s headliners are John Craigie, Donna the Buffalo, ...

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Artichoke Music Celebrates 50 Years with a Week of Special Events

05/29/2023 | 0 comments

By BOB HOWARD //  Check out all of the events during Artichoke's 50th Anniversary

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Gordon Lightfoot, Schnitzer Auditorium, November 2010

05/02/2023 | 0 comments

By JOHN RUDOFF // Gordon Lightfoot died in Toronto, his birthplace, on Monday May 1, 2023; he was 84.

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The Cider Janes at Artichoke Music 9/30/2022 Photos

10/01/2022 | 0 comments

By MARTI MENDENHALL //

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Remembering Kelly Joe Phelps

06/03/2022 | 15 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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