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See Laryssa Birdseye perform on OMN Live Sunday May 31

05/27/2020 | 0 comments

Soul/Folk/Pop singer-songwriter Layrssa Birdseye will perform on the next OMN Live series at 6pm Sunday,May 31 on the OMN Facebook Page.

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Benjamin Moussay

New solo piano albums by Jon Balke and Benjamin Moussay / Review

05/26/2020 | 0 comments

By BILL ROYSTON // ECM has released two new solo piano albums, one by Norway's Jon Balke and Banjamin Moussay from France...both worthwhile.

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Jenny Logan performs Sunday, May 24 on OMN Live

05/18/2020 | 0 comments

By CARMEN KINTZ // World Goth day was Friday, help celebrate it (so to speak) with a performance by Deathlist's Jenny Logan on OMN Live, Sunday, May 24 at 6pm on the OMN Facebook page.

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Sunday's OMN LIve performance: Wil Kinky 6pm on OMN's Facebook page

05/03/2020 | 0 comments

By CARMEN KINTZ // The OMN Live series rolls on with a set from Wil Kinky, Sunday, May 10 at 6pm on the OMN Facebook page

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Annie Bethancourt sings and plays on OMN LIve Sunday 5/17/20 at 6pm

04/28/2020 | 0 comments

By CARMEN KINTZ // Annie Bethancourt has been called “an angelic voice with a lot of talent on her lips and at her fingertips.” See her perform live Sunday, May 17 at 6pm on the next edition ...

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See Whim Grace on Sunday's OMN Live at 6pm

04/25/2020 | 0 comments

By CARMEN KINTZ // Whim Grace, away from her Portland home to help with her mom's recovery from Covid, performs on the OMN Facebook page at 6pm Sunday, May 3 as part of our OMN Live series.

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See Haley Johnsen on a new OMN Live, Sunday, April 26 on the OMN Facebook Page

04/20/2020 | 0 comments

By CARMEN KINTZ // Singer/songwriter Haley Johnsen will perform on the next OMN Live, Sunday April 27 at 6pm on the OMN Facebook page! She says, “I want my music to encourage people to push ...

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Hiroki: This week's OMN Live! - Streaming on Facebook Sunday at 6pm.

04/15/2020 | 0 comments

By CARMEN KINTZ // Watch Hiroki on OMN Live on Sunday at 6pm on the OMN Facebook page. They are a band of friends focused solely on grooves, vibes, and good times.  Each member has a different ...

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Introducing "OMN Live!" - Streaming on Facebook Sundays at 6pm. This week: Anthony Cadiz

04/12/2020 | 4 comments

By CARMEN KINTZ // Anthony Cadiz is the featured artist for the first OMN Live performance TODAY at 6pm on the OMN Facebook page

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Covid virus

Musicians: How to receive stimulus money

04/08/2020 | 0 comments

By KEN DEROUCHIE // A message to my fellow musicians who are self-employed, independent contractors. It could help yo receive stimulus money and get you safely through the COVID-20 crisis.

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The (original) First Annual End of the World Show 47 years ago...here's how it happened

03/18/2020 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Seems like a timely idea to re-post my story on the First Annual End of the World Show in 1973

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We re all hoping this much joy returns to our stages.
Liv Warfield photo by Diane Russell

Hang In there Portland music family / Opinion

03/12/2020 | 1 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Some thoughts on the shuttering of nearly every major music major venue due to COVID-19

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Tool with Author and Punisher at the Moda Center, Portland on 03/11/2020

03/12/2020 | 0 comments

By BENJAMIN MAH // The visual components meshed perfectly with the songs, making for a pretty immersive experience and never overshadowing the band or the music - quite an accomplishment in a venue ...

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Saxophone Superman Kenny Garrett: Alto Sax Icons Part 3 at Revolution Hall / Portland Jazz Festival 2020

03/06/2020 | 0 comments

By MICHAEL "SHOEHORN" CONLEY // Garrett, dressed in a sharkskin suit and a kufi cap, his body rocking, got into intense overblowing and controlled distortion, hitting multiphonics and harmonics, pushing ...

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Alto Sax Icons Part 2: Miguel Zenon. “Sonero” 2/27/20, Lincoln Recital Hall, PSU Portland Jazz Festival 2020

03/01/2020 | 0 comments

By MICHAEL "SHOEHORN" CONLEY // Miguel Zenon is a visionary arranger, theorist, and leader, and his voice on the alto sings freely with burning intensity and a sensual and flexible tone, perfectly ...

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David Sanborn Alto Sax Icons Pt. 1: 2020 Portland biamp Jazz Festival / Review

02/29/2020 | 0 comments

By MICHAEL "SHOEHORN" CONLEY // David Sanborn kicks off a series of stories on alto players appearing at the 2020 Portland Jazz Festival.

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OMN Editor-In-Chief has a new podcast

02/28/2020 | 0 comments

Soul music, funk, R&B and Blues…the real thing and conversations with the people who created it on the Bleav Podcast Network with your old friend Tom D'Antoni.

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Self-described “Portland’s most passionate post-punk” band J. Graves are hosting what they promise will be the inaugural leap year party at High Water Mark on Feb. 29.

J. Graves Leap Year Party at High Water Mark / Preview

02/22/2020 | 0 comments

By C. FRANCIS O’LEARY // Self-described “Portland’s most passionate post-punk” band J. Graves are hosting what they promise will be the inaugural leap year party at High Water Mark ...

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I Can Lick Any Sonofabitch In The House at Dantes 20th Anniversary on 02/06/20

02/08/2020 | 0 comments

By BRENT ANGELO // As part of Dante's 20th anniversary celebration, I Can Lick Any Sonofabitch In the House returned to the scene of the crimes.

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Hedwig returns: Portland Center Stage with Delphon “D.J.” Curtis, Jr.

01/18/2020 | 0 comments

By HOLLY JOHNSON //  Hedwig is alive and well. Delphon “D.J.” Curtis, Jr. explodes in a simply magnificent performance. Portland Center Stage has offered the city  a luscious ...

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