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Little Hexes, your new favorite band /The Light and Limn / Podcast

07/27/2023 | 0 comments

By DARKA DUSTY AND MIRI STEBIVKA //  The second episode of this new podcast. "LITTLE HEXES" -- made up of four amazing women: Karamy Muessig, Jen Topping, AnMarie Trimble, and Amy Spreadborough ...


Sherry Summerville Surviving Cancer - Second Chances and Carlson Swedish Meatballs / Marti's Music Kitchen

04/24/2023 | 0 comments

By MARTI MENDENHALL // Powerhouse vocalist Sherry Summerville shares her experience juggling family and music, and her second chance at performing after surviving two cancer surgeries, radiation and chemotherapy...and ...


Jetty Swart cooks her Savory Spinach Power Pannekoek : A brand new episode of Marti's Music Kitchen

03/21/2023 | 0 comments

By MARTI MENDENHALL // Jetty Swart aka Jet Black Pearl cooks Jet’s Savory Spinach Power Pannekoek, a delicious, healthy and savory buckwheat pancake with spinach, gruyere cheese and walnuts. ...


The Cider Janes Trio: Pachangamama Bowl Drinking Cider and Americana Music / Marti's Music Kitchen

12/06/2022 | 0 comments

By MARTI MENDENHALL // The Cider Janes!  Aliyih Bristol, Heather Schrock and Naomi LaViolette share their golden tones with a tight trio harmony that pulls you into a full range of music. They ...


David Ornette Cherry passed away on November 20 / Watch an OMN video interview with him

11/25/2022 | 0 comments

David Ornette Cherry, composer, multi-multi-kulti instrumentalist and poet died on Sunday, November 20, 2022 in his London hotel after a performance. Portland was one of the places he called home. Watch ...


Shoehorn makes Savory Bean Sauté and a Persimmon and Pumpkin Seed Salad: Marti's Music Kitchen

11/08/2022 | 0 comments

By MARTI MENDENHALL // The tap-dancing saxophonist makes his go-to meal after a gig - Savory Bean Sauté and a Persimmon and Pumpkin Seed Salad with Marti. 


This weekend: Carly Harvey, DC’s Queen of the Blues, Hits Oregon / Profile + Audio interview

10/22/2022 | 0 comments

By ART LEVINE, OMN's National Editor // A middle of the night interview with Carly Harvey who will sing at Newberg ’s Meraviglioso Winery at 4 p.m, Saturday October 22 show, followed by ...


Matt Nathanson with Donovan Woods at Revolution Hall on 09/30/22 // PHOTOS and REVIEW

10/04/2022 | 0 comments

By BRENT ANGELO. Matt Nathanson's current tour is celebrating the 15th Anniversary of Some Mad Hope as well as supporting his newest release, Boston Accent. 


Andrea Algieri of Mbrascatu: Growing Up Italian Cooking Prosciutto Pizza Cotto and Penne Pasta / Marti's Music Kitchen

09/13/2022 | 0 comments

By MARTI MENDENHALL //  We’re making Penne al Ragù and Prosciutto Pizza Cotto - pizza in a pan - with internationally known singer-songwriter, Andrea Algieri. Andrea is the founding ...


Doug Aldrich of the The Dead Daisies The OMN Interview

08/31/2022 | 0 comments

By BRENT ANGELO // Guitarist, Doug Aldrich of the Dead Daisies talks about the band's new record, Radiance which comes out on September 30th and the band's upcoming US tour that has a stop iin Portland ...


Rich Layton: How To Play Harmonica While Roasting Coffee / Marti's Music Kitchen #44

08/16/2022 | 0 comments

By MARTI MENDENHALL // Rich Layton is the the King of Coffee and Duke of Juke. Give it a listen and roast some coffee with this roots rock front man.


Jenny Conlee cooks Borshch: Marti's Music Kitchen

06/28/2022 | 0 comments

By MARTI MENDENHALL // Portland legend Jenny Conlee, who you might know from The Decemberists or any number of other ventures on the side (The Minus 5, Casey Neill and the Norway Rats, Black Prairie ...


Dr. Dylan Dean: Breakfast Frittatas, Pistachio Crepes and more / Marti's Music Kitchen #42

05/31/2022 | 0 comments

By MARTI MENDENHALL //  Dr. Dylan Dean, a busy man just brimming with creativity and drive, has been.playing violin since age seven and has always found a love of music and medicine. He and ...


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 ...


Tony Huerta: Marti's Music Kitchen / Salmon Oscar and Parmesan Mushrooms from Take 6's Production Manager

05/10/2022 | 0 comments

By MARTI MENDENHALL // Musician, Production Manager, engineer, singer, beatboxer Tony Hurerta LOVES to cook, especially with Marti!


Catherine Noll: From the Purple Onion to Pizzicato

04/22/2022 | 6 comments

By PAULA M. WALKER // To Oregon classical music enthusiasts, Catherine Noll was the second violinist in the Oregon Symphony for 25 years.  But in her 20s, she sang jazz in San Francisco and New ...


Mark and Autumn Powers: Marti's Music Kitchen / Grandma Irene’s Ham & Cabbage

03/01/2022 | 0 comments

By MARTI MENDENHALL // Mark (drummer for Floater and others) and Autumn Powers (author and artist) cook with Marti in their kitchen!


Sam Henry and Chris Newman
Photo by David Wilds

Sam Henry: A remembrance from a bandmate.

02/24/2022 | 5 comments

By KELLY HALIBURTON // Portland drummer Sam Henry passed away recently. Read a fond remembrance from one of his bandmates.


Pete Peterson cooks with Marti Mendenall / Smoked Tri-Tip Wellington and All-American BBQ

02/01/2022 | 0 comments

By MARTI MENDENHALL // Marti's Music Kitchen returns for season 3 with saxophonist Pete Peterson and his famous Smoked Tri-Tip Wellington and All American BBQ


A video Interview with Sabaton's Joakim Brodén

01/15/2022 | 0 comments

By MIKE LEWIS // Talking with Joakim Brodén of the Swedish metal band Sabaton. First in a series.


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