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Pat and Doug

Doug Rowell remembrance by Pat McDougall

01/12/2023 | 4 comments

Guitarist Doug Rowell passed on this week. Here is a remembrance by keyboardist/composer Pat McDougall.

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Anita Pointer

Ramsey Embick remembers Anita Pointer and her sisters

01/02/2023 | 1 comments

By RAMSEY EMBBICK // Anita Pointer of the Pointer Sisters passed away on Saturday, December 31, 2022 Portland's Ramsey Embick had been their Music Director/Band Leader. He remembers those days in this ...

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Dave Fleschner needs help due to a head injury.

12/08/2022 | 0 comments

Dave Fleschner, long time Portland keyboardist needs help. Find out what you can do.

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Tomas Svoboda, dead at 82: Concert honoring him plus an OMN interview from the archives

11/23/2022 | 0 comments

Beloved, world-famous composer Tomas Svoboda passed away last week. James Bash interviewed him for OMN in October of 2009.

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She/Her/Hers

New releases 10/14/22 CD's and Vinyl

10/14/2022 | 0 comments

All the new (and old) music out this week. Courtesy Music Millennium

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My Chemical Romance at the Moda Center 10/02/2022 Photos

10/03/2022 | 0 comments

By CHRISTINA HALL //

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Through the Eyes of a Child: Bowling for Soup / Doll Skin / Keep Flying - PHOTOS / VIDEO

09/20/2022 | 0 comments

By SYDNEY AND MIKE LEWIS // OMN'S 10 year-old photographer is back on the scene.

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Remembering Kelly Joe Phelps

06/03/2022 | 13 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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Through the Eyes of a Child: Lacuna Coil and Apocalyptica at Crystal Ballroom

05/21/2022 | 0 comments

By MIKE LEWIS / PHOTOS BY SYDNEY LEWIS // The return of Sydney Lewis, now ten years old and a three year veteran of shooting photos of metal bands. Plus a video by Sydney and her dad.

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Mac Gollehon: Experimental Musical Dimensions - An Interview

05/04/2022 | 0 comments

By MIKE LEWIS // For decades Mac Golllehon has been recording and performing with some of the biggest names in the business. The trumpeter has found himself working alongside artists including Duran ...

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Shout Out Louds

New releases 4/25/22

04/25/2022 | 0 comments

CD's and LP's (vinyl to some of you), here are the latest. Courtesy Music Millennium

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Remembering Greg Johnson

03/29/2022 | 10 comments

By TERRY CURRIER // Music Millennium's owner remembers the life of Greg Johnson

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Cherie and Greg

Greg "Slim LIvely" Johnson, passes away. Headed up the Cascade Blues Association

03/25/2022 | 1 comments

Greg Johnson was the long-time head of Cascade Blues Association and also a fine photographer. Read what his wife Cherie wrote.

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RIP Inessa Anderson: The most beautiful voice in radio passes away, three weeks after husband passed / Updated

03/10/2022 | 10 comments

Former KINK host, Music Director at Portland Radio Project who also had a lively, musical blog which we also ran on OMN passed away las night.

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70 Autographed guitars stolen from Oregon Music Hall of Fame

03/04/2022 | 0 comments

The stolen guitars were autographed for auction to raise money for music education and scholarship programs. They include guitars signed by The Monkees, George Clinton, Lucinda Williams, Arlo Guthrie and ...

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Aaron Lewis

New Releases 2-22

01/28/2022 | 0 comments

What's new? These are. CDs and vinyl.

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Portland Music Scene Mourns Musician/Technician John C. 'Chuck' Davidshofer 1952-2021

12/17/2021 | 2 comments

By MICHAEL "SHOEHORN' CONLEY //  He was a man who intersected with a broad slice of the local music scene and beyond: Oregon Symphony wind players, school band directors, band parents, and freelance ...

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The original gig workers: the music business re-emerges from a pandemic.

12/06/2021 | 1 comments

By MICHAEL SHOEHORN CONLEY //  Who has come back and who has not.

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Photo by Jason Kaplan

Bill Royston, Founder of Portland Jazz Festival passed away on Thursday 10/14/21

10/18/2021 | 0 comments

After a long-illness, Bill Royston who founded the Portland Jazz Festival passed away at age 75. Read the wonderful stories he did for OMN after a baffling recovery from dementia. He passed holding his ...

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