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Acoustic/Folk

Cal Scott: A career built on versatility / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #229

01/30/2020 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // He's written music for TV shows, documentaries; he's a singer/songwriter, he was Musical Director for the Oregon Trail Band. It's his versatility that has built a career for Cal Scott.

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Kaki King at Winningstad Theater on 1/19/2020 Photos

01/29/2020 | 0 comments

By Anthony Pidgeon //

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Kate Power & Steve Einhorn - The Fragile Line Concert - Alberta Rose Theatre 10/20/2019 / Full concert video

12/18/2019 | 1 comments

Kate Power & Steve Einhorn sang to a full house at Alberta Rose Theatre in Portland, Oregon in appreciation to hundreds who helped during Steve's recent medical emergency in Galway, Ireland last June. ...

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Tom May: Over three decades of Winterfolk - VIDEO Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #225

12/18/2019 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Tom May, Folk singer/songwriter/radio personality and the one responsible for over three decades of Winterfolk, the annual show to benifit homeless talks to us and sings three tunes!

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Lilla at Artichoke Music, 11-30-2019 Photos

12/01/2019 | 0 comments

By JOHN RUDOFF //

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Bill Valenti: On being a protest singer in the age of Trump / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #209

08/29/2019 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // How do you deal with what's before our eyes every day? Bill Valenti writes songs.

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Kate Power and Steve Einhorn back at Artichoke / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #208 - Our FIRST VIDEO episode!

08/21/2019 | 1 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Coffeeshop Conversations on VIDEO from Artichoke Music with former Artichoke owners and beloved musicians Kate Power and Steve Einhorn. The debut of the our first video episode. ...

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Marv Ross: Two projects down, two new projects working / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #207

08/15/2019 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Marv Ross of Quarterflash and The Trail Band (and Rindy) didn't retire after all. He's got two new projects, one with John Koonce and Doug Fraser (you can hear a track after the conversation) ...

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Moody Little Sister's Naomi Sparrow: New Mexico, new life, new album / Coffeeshop Conversation @ Catfish Lou's #199

06/13/2019 | 2 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Two years after moving to New Mexico Naomi Sparrow and Rob Stroup aka Moody Little Sister are back in Portland for a week of gigs...and a new album.

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The night I interviewed Leon Redbone / Audio

05/31/2019 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Leon Redbone passed away this week. Here's a radio phoner I did with him c.1989 for the American Radio Network. I asked him, "Leon, people want to know 'where are you at?'"

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Mary Flower: Coffeeshop Conversation #179: A big announcement and a new DVD!

01/17/2019 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Guitarist/composer/singer Mary Flower has a new instructional DVD out but there's even bigger news!

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John Sebastian at Aladdin Theater on 1/16/2019 - Photos

01/17/2019 | 0 comments

By DIANE RUSSEL //

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Inessa talks with Jonathan Warren & The Billygoats / Audio

10/08/2018 | 0 comments

By INESSA // Love, Loss, Redemption, Hope

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John Doe: Coffeeshop Conversations #163 / X-man's Folk Trio comes to Portland

09/05/2018 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // John Doe's Folk Trio at the Old Church Concert Hall, September 22 & 23. Yes, they'll do some X tunes.

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Bob Howard: Coffeeshop Conversations #162 / Guiding Artichoke Music into a new era

08/30/2018 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Artichoke Music has been in their new location for one year. Here's Bob Howard, one of the people entrusted with it's magic legacy.

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Photo by Teri Briggs

Heart Hunters talk with Inessa: Carving Out the Bardic Tradition / Audio Q&A

08/13/2018 | 0 comments

By INESSA // What inspires the current music making thoughts of Bri and Drew, to the political world and how to navigate it, to plans for the long view in their family and musical life, ...

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