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Punk Legends Pansy Division, Sept 28th at Mississippi Studios - Preview

09/27/2023 | 0 comments

Legendary punk band Pansy Division are coming to Portland's Mississippi Studios on Thursday, September 28th to celebrate the 30th anniversary of their groundbreaking album Undressed. 


Blank Banshee, Oct. 4th at Mississippi Studios - Preview

09/25/2023 | 0 comments

By MATT HANSEN //  Canadian vaporwave artist is on tour in support of the new album '4D'


Louie Louie 24-Hour Marathon WHAT? / The Light and Limn Podcast

09/19/2023 | 0 comments

By DARKA DUSTY and  MIRI STEBIVKA  // In this month's episode of "The Light and Limn," I interview Julie Madsen, Luke Strahota, Michael Joyce, the tireless organizers of next month's ...


Justin Pointer of Dance With The Dead

Dance With The Dead, Sept. 27th at Star Theater - Preview

09/11/2023 | 0 comments

By MATT HANSEN //  Dark synthwave band that is heavily influenced by horror movies will usher in Autumn at Star Theater


Shakti 50th Anniversary Tour / Schnitzer Concert Hall, September 5, 2023 / Review

09/08/2023 | 1 comments

By MICHAEL SHOEHORN CONLEY // Shakti took to the stage with the four instrumentalists seating themselves cross-legged on a raised platform. In the very beginning they sounded almost tentative, McLaughlin ...


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 ...


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, ...


Cascade Equinox Festival is Around the Bend

08/04/2023 | 0 comments

By LUCY PEPPER // The countdown for the inaugural Cascade Equinox Festival at Deschutes County Fairgrounds in Redmond, OR has begun. The festival will take place September 22nd-24th, 2023 ...


Tamar Berk Starts at the End, Again

07/27/2023 | 0 comments

By BOB HOWARD // Tamar Berk is releasing her third solo album Tiny Injuries on August 18 and is already accumulating praise. Tiny Injuries is her third album in three years ...


Tangerine Dream, Sept. 22nd at Revolution Hall - Preview

07/24/2023 | 1 comments

By MATT HANSEN //  Influential German synth band known for their soundtrack work to play Revolution Hall   


Sun Ra

Sun Ra Arkestra directed by Marshall Allen at the Star Theater in Portland. Monday, July 17th, 2023 / Review

07/19/2023 | 0 comments

By MICHAEL SHOEHORN CONLEY // Each individual human only gets one chance to see the Sun Ra Arkestra for the very first time. I imagine it is a life-changing experience for most of us. 


The World is With Ukraine Concert Sunday, June 18 at Alberta Rose Theater

06/16/2023 | 0 comments

Over 25 performers join together for “The World is with Ukraine,” a fundraising concert at Alberta Rose Theatre, on Sunday, June 18.. This is a concert to raise much-needed funds to help the ...


SEAL & The Buggles at Keller Auditorium 6/10/2023 / Photos and review

06/15/2023 | 0 comments

By ALISON WEBSTER // SEAL melts hearts with a kiss.


Bebe Rexha and Zolita at Crystal Ballroom on 6/7/2023

06/08/2023 | 0 comments

By CHRISTINA HALL // Bebe kicked off her set with I’m Not High, I’m in Love. With a plethora of strobes, a fan blowing Bebe’s curled hair, it gave a disco vibe that would carry on ...


PSU Jazz Concert featuring Camille Thurman / June 6, 2023

06/07/2023 | 0 comments

By MICHAEL "SHOEHORN" CONLEY // Saxophonist Camille Thurman and the PSU Big Band Jazz Concert at Lincoln Hall June 5, 2023. Thurman has her own sound and has absorbed a number of the protean ...


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


Cadence Weapon + Hot Chip, May 17th at Wonder Ballroom - Preview

05/08/2023 | 0 comments

By MATT HANSEN //  Canadian alternative rapper and 2021 Polaris Music Prize winner will open for both nights of Hot Chip in Portland 


Art: Sina Grace

Homo Superior: An X-Men Themed Queer Dance Party & Drag Show at The Get Down, May 20th - Preview

04/25/2023 | 0 comments

By MATT HANSEN //  Dance party blending the worlds of drag culture and comic book mutants is happening in Portland


She's Speaking, Alberta Rose Theatre, March 25, 2023 / Review

03/30/2023 | 0 comments

By BOB HOWARD // She's Speaking Roars into Stumptown


The Shape of Minds to Come Tour at The Old Church, May 12th - Preview

03/16/2023 | 0 comments

By MATT HANSEN //  Tour showcasing a who's who of the experimental music scene finally gets it's PNW debut after being postponed in 2020


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